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Thank you for your interest in Wide Angle. We are currently hiring for the following positions:
Social Media Teaching Artist in Residence
Organization Overview: Through media arts education, Wide Angle Youth Media cultivates and amplifies the voices of Baltimore youth to engage audiences across generational, cultural, and social divides. Wide Angle programs inspire creativity and instill confidence in young people, empowering them with skills to navigate school, career, and life.
Job Summary: Wide Angle is searching for a part-time Social Media Teaching Artist in Residence. The successful candidate will have a passion for and demonstrated experience in teaching high school youth, have a background in community organizing, and an ability and curricular vision to enhance the program and expand upon its offerings to further grow and enrich the overall pathway for Wide Angle Students. Artist will work with the Director of Programs to curate and develop social media content featuring local artists and organizers as part of the #iammorebmore campaign.
A highly effective Social Media Teaching Artist in Residence will:
Have experience in community organizing or a demonstrated record of active participation in community.
Possess and have work samples that demonstrate proficiency in a variety of social media platforms i.e. Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, etc.
Excellent, demonstrable public speaking and facilitation ability.
Foster an exciting, dynamic, and creative learning environment while instilling pride in the program among students, parents and the greater community.
Use a variety of art resources in teaching including, video, photo, drawing, painting, visual arts, and graphic arts.
Identify and/or develop resources to meet the needs of the students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs.
Be a lifelong learner, passionate about your discipline.
Demonstrate flexibility, resilience, accountability, and humor.
Exhibit strong interpersonal, communication, writing and organizational skills.
Function well both independently and in a team setting.
Meet deadlines, lead initiatives, and be proactive.
Will perform other duties as assigned including teaching drop-in workshops throughout Baltimore. Travel reimbursement provided.
Applicant must have a vehicle.
Total Hours- 10-20hrs/week
Mandatory Staff Meeting
*May include Saturday open lab sessions.