Associate Director, Community Arts School, Baldwin Wallace University

Baldwin Wallace University

Website Baldwin Wallace University

Lifelong Engagement with the Arts

Job Summary:

As a member of the Community Arts School (CAS) team, the Associate Director oversees the development and implementation of day-to-day operations for the Community Arts School, fosters a healthy, fun and innovative organizational culture and represents the CAS as a senior level staff member at community events. Will report to the Director of the Community Arts School. Anticipated start date is June 1, 2019.

Essential Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities:

The following duties are not to be considered a complete list of duties and responsibilities assigned to this position.

  • Manages the day-to-day operations of CAS programming; providing oversight to program coordinators and administrative coordinators, developing communication and workflow processes and enforcing programmatic policies.
  • Oversees the timeline, development and implementation of programmatic registration
  • Works alongside the Director, CAS and Brand Manager, CAS to coordinate marketing and communication efforts as appropriate with the CAS strategic plan and communications plan.
  • Manages the weekly staff schedule and approves all employee scheduling requests including vacation, sick time and holiday. Responsible for updating and approving etime.
  • Assists program coordinators in managing programs to budgets, evaluating expenses in tandem with the Director, CAS.
  • Provides administrative management to the summer music programs, specifically addressing onsite/on-call concerns with participants and camp leadership. Works in tandem with the Director, CAS and Camp Manager on developing and enforcing policies, staff training and reporting and evaluating procedures.
  • Represents CAS at community events including conferences, festivals and school events.
  • Assists in leading the short and long-term institutional planning
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred. Work experience in the areas of music, dance, theatre and/or visual arts is a must
  • At least five (5) years of management experience
  • Ability to work independently, exercise good judgment, and take initiative. Skills in problem-solving, negotiation, tact and diplomacy
  • Ability to maintain a sense of team spirit and humor within a dynamic, challenging and rewarding environment
  • Must be detail-oriented with exceptional oral, written and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Microsoft Excel
  • Will be required to pass a background check and complete required University compliance training


A competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package that includes health and dental insurance, sick leave, vacation, holidays, short-term disability, 403 (b) retirement plan, life insurance and tuition remission benefits.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:

Other than some local travel, work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment. Limited physical effort required. No or limited exposure to physical risk.

Application Procedures:

Applications must be submitted online at Review of applications will begin on May 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Please submit via one (1) Word document or one (1) PDF file containing a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references.

Baldwin Wallace University is an EEO/AA employer and educator. At BW, we support and encourage diversity in a variety of forms. We value and appreciate inclusive excellence in the classroom, within extracurricular activities, and as we engage our community partners. Learn more at Diversity Affairs at

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