The Creative Center at University Settlement offers the world of art in a supportive community to people living with cancer and other chronic illnesses, and to older adults across the aging spectrum. The aim of the program is to improve the quality of participants’ lives through the discovery of their own creative resources and to build community among those living with illness or the new opportunities that come with healthy aging.
– Lead the development and implementation of program growth in Hospital Artists-In-Residence Program; Art workshop Program; Creative Aging initiatives; and Training Institute for Artists and Administrators in Arts-In-Healthcare.
– Oversight and leadership of all staff and administrative functions; provide leadership in hiring, supervision, team building, professional development, coaching, and evaluation of TCC staff and consultants.
– Build a creative and responsive team to design and promote community programs and events.
– Manage all organization and technical aspects of remote/virtual learning including video editing.
– Coordinate all aspects of the workshop program including recruitment of instructors, development of calendars, coordination of classes and supply purchasing.
– Develop and produce marketing materials as needed for the programs.
– Manage all program specific social media accounts.
– Oversee annual fundraising event planning, coordination, and implementation.
– General office and administrative duties including data collection and reporting, record-keeping, phone duties, maintenance of mailing lists, preparation of payment requests.
– Work with US Development Department on developing new grant opportunities and report on existing grants; build and manage budgets in collaboration with the Fiscal Office; collaboration and leadership with other departments on agency-wide initiatives and projects.
– Outreach and program integration with other US departments and outside organizations.
– Develop positive and supportive relationships with participants, instructors, artists, donors, funders
– Bachelor’s degree in arts, education, communication, marketing or non-profit management preferred
– Two years of experience in arts-in-healthcare, arts and medicine, arts and health and/or creative aging
– Previous experience working in a non-profit or community-based organization
– Proficiency in web design, Photoshop, Publisher, Canva, Microsoft Office, Facebook, and Instagram
– Expert in video editing, audio/visual and Zoom
– Strong organizational and communication skills
– Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills
– Self-directed and able to work as part of a team
– Creativity, flexibility, and commitment to the mission of The Creative Center at University Settlement
We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive community. We support a broadly diverse team who will contribute to our organization. We are an equal employment opportunity for all regardless of race, color, citizenship, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran or reservist status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. All University Settlement employees are vaccinated in accordance with the laws set for by the City and State of New York.
University Settlement partners with 40,000 New Yorkers on the Lower East Side and in Brooklyn every year to build on their strengths as they achieve healthy, stable, and remarkable lives. We work with New Yorkers of all ages. We infuse a commitment to civic engagement, equity, and communal action into each of our programs, which include early childhood education, mental health and wellness, benefits assistance and eviction prevention, adult literacy and education, healthy aging, community, and recreation centers, performing and visual arts, and youth development.