CTX3332. Austin Non-profit MINDPOP Recruiting for Three Positions in Programs to Extend Arts Education in Austin and Beyond

(www.mindpop.org)About MINDPOP: 

At MINDPOP, we believe every student is a masterpiece.

Our mission is to equitably expand the arts and creative learning in classrooms, schools and communities in Austin—and throughout the United States.

Working with communities and using the transformative power of the arts, our non-profit consultancy designs and implements creative learning systems nationwide.

At MINDPOP, we use the tools of collective impact to bring equity and access to quality arts education in schools and communities, and to build the instructional tools of teachers to lead creative classrooms. Our approach combines empirical research, a strong theoretical base and decades of practical experience. 

We are the backbone organization of Austin's Creative Learning Initiative (CLI), a partnership among the City of Austin, the Austin Independent School District and more than 200 arts partners. In its 10th year, CLI is embedded in 90+ participating schools, serving 3,500 educators and 50,000 students. 

Nationally, MINDPOP shares its knowledge and expertise with learning systems leaders through short and long term consulting engagements, as well as convenings of national communities of practice. 

Website: www.mindpop.org


MINDPOP is hiring three full-time colleagues to support arts and creative learning in Austin—and across America

We are excited to begin the process of welcoming three new colleagues to the MINDPOP team. The leaders selected for the new positions will play an essential role in systemically expanding access to the arts and creative learning for young people in Austin and across the country.

For each role, we are looking for creative and collaborative individuals who have a can-do spirit and a deep commitment to arts education.

Please help us spread the word about these exciting opportunities to join the MINDPOP team!

Program Director (salary $70k-$80k plus benefits)
We are seeking a dynamic educator to lead programs that expand the arts and creative learning in classrooms, schools, and communities throughout the United States. The program director will utilize current theory, research and best practices in instruction, curriculum development, and assessment to ensure all MINDPOP educational resources and professional learning workshops provide effective, productive and meaningful learning experiences for our partners, including classroom teachers, teaching artists, families, and district and community leaders.

The full job description is available at this link. We are interested in filling this position ASAP. Materials will be reviewed on a rolling basis with interviews anticipated to start mid-June.

Program Manager for Collaborations and Convenings (salary $50k-$55k plus benefits) 
We are seeking a creative and community-minded individual who will orchestrate MINDPOP events and conversations—large and small, online and in person—designed to connect local and national stakeholders to ideas, opportunities and each other. They will be responsible for planning and implementing events, facilitating connections and relationships among networks, and increasing awareness of opportunities through a variety of communication channels.

The full job description is available at this link. We will accept applications through June 28. We expect to begin interviews in July.

Program Manager for Learning Resources (salary $50k-$55k plus benefits)
We are seeking a creative and organized individual with instructional design skills. This person will work closely with colleagues and content experts to design, develop and maintain a wide variety of MINDPOP’s learning resources, products and informational materials designed to help stakeholders integrate the arts and creative teaching strategies in a variety of contexts. The resources serve a variety of audiences from teachers to families to community leaders, across a variety of platforms ranging from creative teaching courses in a Canvas learning management system, to a web-based Creative Teaching application, to slide decks for professional development workshops and conferences, to print materials for families and the public.

The full job description is available at this link.We will accept applications through July 21. We expect to begin interviews in early August.