Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center
Hawaiian and Pacific Islands Division
Job Description 9/20/2023
Creative Arts & Education Manager
Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center (Kroc Center Hawaii)
SUPERVISOR: Program Director
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
Full time, Salary
The Salvation Army is a branch of the Christian Church, and the ultimate goal of all programs is a spiritual, emotional and physical regeneration of all people.
MISSION STATEMENT : The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.
KROC CENTER HAWAII VISION:
Kroc Center Hawaii is a community center where families, individuals and relationships thrive in the name of Jesus.
RELIGIOUS SUMMARY : Although this position does not require or confer ordination, this is a "ministry position." Only Christians with a demonstrated strong personal faith and agreement with the teaching of Holy Scripture as explained in The Salvation Army "Articles of War" and the "Handbook of Doctrine" will be considered for this position. Maintaining a lifestyle and witness consistent with the above stated documents is required for continued employment.
The Creative Arts & Education (CA&E) Manager will develop, implement, direct, evaluate, and promote Music, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, and Education programs offered at The Salvation Army RJKCCC throughout the center and within the community. The CA&E Manager will provide leadership to program aides, instructors and volunteers.
The Creative Arts & Education Manager will have a deep commitment to the mission of The Salvation Army, which will be evident in his or her professional life and the manner in which he or she represents The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center in the community.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's Degree in Business, Music, Theater, Performing Arts, Education or related field, OR equivalent experience.Have at least two years' experience in developing, planning, management and supervising arts and education programs.Experience in developing and administering budgets for educational facilities or programs and productions.Have successful experience in supervising and managing a professional staff and volunteers.Ability to effectively understand, reflect and communicate the Christian principles, mission, goals, and strengths of The Salvation Army and The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center.Must live a life of integrity and practice in their own life the spiritual principles and behavior they advocate to children.Have the ability to work with children, youth, adults, parents, and staff in a capacity of leadership, counseling and education, including but not limited to:
a. Ability to relate joyfully and sensitively to children of all ages.
b. Able to authentically connect relationally with children.
c. Sensitivity to the individual needs of children.
d. Ability to use appropriate positive discipline consistently.
e. Dependability, including maintaining regular and punctual work attendance.
f. Ability to handle security and crisis situations, calmly.
g. Ability to seek mentoring relationships and use it consistently.
h. Ability to supervise staff and participants of varying education and cultures.
Artistic expertise in one or more of these disciplines: Music, Art, Drama/Theatre Arts or Dance to include hula, ballet, tap and jazz.3 to 5 years' experience in producing theater, music, dance, performance art and/or festival performances, projects, events, and concerts.
Plan, direct and guide all creative arts & education programs, high-quality end of season performances, fundraising activities, and community outreach initiatives.Develop classes for the music, art, education and performing arts programs; prepare content for seasonal program guides.Regularly develops, updates, and implements curriculum and standards.Oversee the performance rehearsal process, including creating timelines, communicating with program participants, marketing development, and show production.Attend, promote and assist with Divisional and Territorial youth events as directed.Recruit, hire, train and develop a high-performance team of instructors and program aides.Conduct regular meetings with direct reports to review performance and offer direction, motivation and guidance toward achieving individual, departmental and center goals.Assist in the writing of job descriptions for staff, instructors, coordinators, interns, and volunteers.Maintain clear channels of communication with staff, volunteers and program participants. This will include the writing of internal memos, schedules, flyers, newsletters and one on one discussion.In consultation with the Center Director, Program Director and Ministry Director, plans, implements and evaluates programs that will be used to draw children and families to Jesus and consider The Salvation Army as a church home.Collaborate with Children's Ministry Director to recruit and encourage youth to attend Music Camp at The Salvation Army's Camp Homelani.Possesses a strong customer service focus. Responds promptly and professionally to requests and inquiries from guests, members and staff.Conducts surveys to determine the best and most desired art & education programs and initiates new activities for all age groups.Ensure that Protection the Mission (PTM) policies are adhered to by all staff and volunteers. Conducts scheduled audits and trainings as part of prevention program.Maintain proper inventory of equipment, instruments and supplies according to Salvation Army policies and procedures.Work with the Facilities Manager to ensure the attractive appearance and cleanliness of program spaces, including but not limited to the WPAC, Art Studio, ballrooms and classrooms.Establish a safe, healthy, and community-focused environment that delivers high member and participant satisfaction, capturing and tracking success stories.Assist with program/event transportation as needed.Create and maintain an office support system that will allow for timely and accurate record keeping, including statistical reports, activity rosters, attendance, expenses, and fundraising requirements.Assist the RJKCCC Administrator, Center Director, Program Director and Associate Director of Finance and F&B with the annual budget preparation, specifically related to the Creative Arts & Education programs. Give input as needed. Be available to give answers about expenditures and other fiscal related matters concerning Creative Arts & Education Programs.Lead outreach initiatives such as Kroc on the Go for the Art, Music and Dance programs.Build and maintain successful relationships with community members and donors and continue to steward those donors over the life of their donations and beyond.Identify and develop cooperative ventures that engage other community groups in the advancement and funding of Kroc Center Hawaii programs.Regularly attend networking events and meetings of neighborhood associations, chambers of commerce, and other key associations in the area.Conceptualize, develop, and execute fundraising events and activities to meet budgeted expectations.Follow and ensure adherence to The Salvation Army policies and procedures.Attend all scheduled staff meetings and management team meetings.Perform other duties as assigned.
Work under stressful conditions.Interact with others with courtesy and tact, emote the "Aloha Spirit."Manage and prioritize multiple projects in an organized and efficient manner to meet tight deadlines.Respond to crisis situations in a calm and effective manner.Complete projects on schedule.Ability to maintain a self-motivated and self- directed schedule.Ability to take projects from beginning through completion.Exercise good judgment and comfortable taking initiative with projects.
The position requires sitting; climbing and/or balancing; stooping, kneeling, bending, stretching, crouching and/or crawling; standing; walking; manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; use of vision; driving a vehicle; pushing/pulling/lifting/carrying 25-50 pounds and occasionally more than 50 pounds; traveling by airplane. This employee may also be required to work weekends and evenings.
The position requires talking to co-workers, clients, vendors; requires written communication to and from co-workers, clients, vendor; talking on the telephone; requires responding to written or verbal requests of co-workers, clients, and vendors; requires training/giving verbal and written instructions; requires receiving verbal and written instructions; requires writing/composing written language; requires reading; requires visiting/working at other worksites; requires communication via the latest technologies.
Equipment used includes general office equipment such as computers, photocopiers, scanners, printers, fax machines, telephone (office and cell), video projectors, sound-systems, microphones, audio-visual and lighting equipment, 10-key calculator, and automobile.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Most work will be indoors at the Kroc Center, and in primary and secondary target areas of the Kroc Center located in West Oahu. Extensive travel is possible, including air travel, driving long distances, night driving, and extended travel of three days or more.
Must have a valid driver's license and insured transportation.Will require a criminal history information check. Conviction of a crime will not automatically preclude employment. The circumstances involved in the conviction will be considered.
The information in this job description indicates the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this classification. It is not to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory, or all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job. Management has the right to add to, revise, or delete information in this description. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. Employee will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by management.
This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)#J-18808-Ljbffr