Seeking Teaching Artists

(Contract positions available)

Professional visual, fine, craft and performing artists work with students and teachers to create extended educational arts activities, teach new skills, develop creative thinking, and offer career insights. Quality arts instruction provides young people with authentic learning experiences that engage minds, hearts, and bodies. A one week Artist Residency provides four learning sessions per day, over five days (20 hours). A typical Artist Residency is two weeks (40 hours). Most residencies work in elementary and middle schools across Lane County. Review of teaching artist applications will begin July 17th, 2017.

Download the full description for more information. To apply, please complete the application online or download the application here.

Finance Coordinator

Lane Arts Council works to cultivate strong and creative arts communities in Lane County by providing high-quality arts experiences, engaging people of all ages in arts education, and encouraging artistic endeavors. The Finance Coordinator will oversee all of Lane Arts Council’s financial transactions and ensure our financial practices maintain the highest level of integrity. FTE: .25, non-exempt, 10 hours a week ($16-$18/hour). Open until filled. Review of applications will begin on July 20th, 2017.

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ArtCore Weaver

ArtCore is an evolving model for arts-based school enhancement that unites community based teaching artists with middle school educators to generate creative, challenging and sustainable learning opportunities for historically marginalized students. Teaching artists work side by side with one grade level of educators per year, modeling arts integration approaches across the school. The current open position is set to work with the 8th grade class at Oaklea Middle School. This collaboration cultivates skilled cohorts of students and renews a strong school culture that values the unique creativity of every student and educator. By engaging every member of the school community as a learner, ArtCore goes to the heart of integrative, imaginative, and culturally responsive learning.

We named this position a “weaver” as the teaching artist is weaving the arts into teaching and learning. The role of the ArtCore Weaver is an integral part of the overarching arts education programs for Lane Arts Council and our partner Educational Policy Improvement Center (EPIC).

This is a contracted position. The budget range for this position is $20,000-$30,000, depending on scope of work, with the expectation that this Weaver will provide an average of approximately 16-20 hours of in-school support each week. The contract will run approximately August 2017-September 2018. Review of applications will begin on July 24th, 2017.

To apply, please complete the application online or download the application here.


Equal Employment Opportunity: Lane Arts Council is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, sexual preference, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification by law.