This leadership position is for you if you are passionate about Colorado’s young creatives, and you want to put your skills to use to help advance education equity in the public schools, while also providing the support and leadership needed to help foster a Young Creative Ecosystem in Colorado. Youth on Record is the place for you if you thrive in a fast-paced environment that is equal parts structured and innovative.
The Creative Youth Development & Success Department, is focused on teaching practices, tools, pedagogy, and innovations that advance the freedom, creative expression, and artistic agency of young people ages 11 to 24 years old. The Director of CYDS maintains the relevance, excellence, and efficiency of all Youth on Record CYDS department programming, while supporting the organization’s mission and vision by upholding its values, policies, and procedures.
This position is the primary point person for all CYDS Department programs, which serve 3,000+ teens annually, and is responsible for the program outcomes assigned to all CYDS staff, contracted partner artist musicians, guest artists, and student interns. This position creates and oversees the annual program plan, and crafts the short-term and long-term program vision for Youth on Record. This is not a teaching position, although some substitute teaching is required; further, this is not a direct-service position. While the Director of CYDS can expect to interact with students, musicians, and community partners daily, their role is not to implement the programs, but rather to manage and oversee program implementation. Further, this is an earned-income fundraising position, and is responsible for renewing and leveraging a minimum of $300K in school and program contracts each year.
Please send your cover letter and resume to Melissa@YouthonRecord.org with the subject Director of Creative Youth Development & Success. Submission closes June 19, 2022 at 11:59pm.
The Teaching Artist position at Youth on Record enhances Youth on Record’s mission by institutionalizing trauma-informed, liberatory and engaged, Nonviolent communication and career-connected pedagogical strategies that are academically and intellectually rigorous in Youth on Record classes. Teaching Artists teach for-credit classes in schools in the Denver-Metro area. Teaching Artists maintain consistent and professional relationships with the students and organizational leadership in the school(s) they are partnered with. Teaching Artists fulfill the administrative responsibilities within their classes and schools (attendance, grading, lesson-planning, survey administration etc.) Teaching Artists actively participate in Professional Development lead by or assigned by Youth on Record. Teaching Artists Participate in regular coaching and supervision structures. Teaching Artists support Youth on Record’s mission and vision by upholding its values, policies, practices and procedures.
Please send your cover letter and resume to Melissa@YouthonRecord.org with the subject Teaching Artist. Submission closes June 19, 2022 at 11:59pm.