Employment

FACULTY OPPORTUNITIES

Venice Arts maintains a pool of qualified, professional photographers, filmmakers, and multimedia artists interested in teaching at Venice. We particularly seek photographers and filmmakers with a strong background in documentary media and storytelling, as well as experienced working with youth. Artists are asked to design their own syllabus in support of Venice Arts' learning objectives. Creativity encouraged!

LEAD PHOTOGRAPHER

Venice Arts seeks a paid part-time (20 hours) Lead Photographer whose primary responsibility is to teach in its award-winning Art Mentoring and Education Program, with an assignment of four academic year classes and one Summer Media Arts Camp class.

The ideal candidate is a graduate of a photography program (graduate degree preferred, but not required), with a background in visual storytelling (documentary, photojournalism, street photography). Candidate demonstrates a broad knowledge of historic and contemporary practices; a working artist preferred. The candidate is personable, an excellent communicator, and able to demonstrate an ability to self-initiate and work independently.

Must posses a high level of technical expertise with cameras, computers (Apple), and software (Adobe Suite); experience with audio capture and multi-media a strong plus. Experience supervising volunteers and working in a community-based setting and with project-based learning a plus. Most posses valid California Driver’s License with a clean record for at least five years, and must be willing to transport students in Venice Arts’ van.

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How to Apply: Please email your resume, along with a cover letter highlighting relevant experience (“Lead Photographer” in the subject line), to issa@venice-arts.org . Please no phone inquiries or walk-ins. We are sorry, but because we receive significant interest in these opportunities, we are not able to respond to every artist’s submission.

College Counselor

Venice Arts seeks a part-time college counselor for our college program. We are looking for a skilled, dynamic and supportive individual who can help guide our students through the college application process starting September 2019. You will be advising and editing college-specific materials and resources, meet with students one-on-one 3-4 times throughout the Fall and Spring as well as participate in our College Day event in October.

Must be well versed in all aspects of the college application process, preference given to applicants with college counseling experience. Must be available Saturdays. Must possess mastery of writing and excellent attention to detail along with experience working with youth. A degree or certificate in a relevant field is a plus.

How to Apply: Please email your résumé, along with a cover letter highlighting relevant experience with "College Counselor" in the subject line to carly@venice-arts.org. Please, no phone inquiries or walk–ins. We are sorry, but because we receive significant interest in these opportunities, we are not able to respond to every submission.

Animation Teaching Artist

Venice Arts is seeking a paid part-time Animation Teaching Artist to lead our Animation class. Must be an animator. Background in digital storytelling and/or multimedia is a plus. Prior experience teaching animation to youth is required. Must be available Fridays from 3:30- 6:30 pm from the months September - May. Those interested in summer projects must be available during the month of July.

How to Apply: Please email your resume, along with a cover letter highlighting relevant experience (“Animation” in the subject line), to carly@venice-arts.org . Please, no phone inquiries or walk-ins. We are sorry, but because we receive significant interest in these opportunities, we are not able to respond to every artist’s submission.

Filmmaking Teaching Artist

Venice Arts is seeking a paid part-time Filmmaking Teaching Artist to lead our ‘Direct This’ Filmmaking class. Must be a filmmaker with a background and/or experience in narrative storytelling. Minimum 1 year experience teaching young people filmmaking required. Must be available for approximately 3-hours during after–school periods and/or on weekends. Those interested in leading projects during the academic year must be available from September-May. Those interested in summer projects must be available during the month of July.

How to Apply: Please email your resume, along with a cover letter highlighting relevant experience (“Narrative Filmmaking” in the subject line), to carly@venice-arts.org . Please no phone inquiries or walk-ins. We are sorry, but because we receive significant interest in these opportunities, we are not able to respond to every artist’s submission.

Documentary filmmaking Teaching Artist

Venice Arts is seeking a paid part-time Documentary Filmmaking Teaching Artist to lead our ‘Documentary Filmmaking class. Must be a filmmaker with a background and/or experience in documentary storytelling. Minimum 1 year experience teaching young people filmmaking required. Must be available for approximately 3-hours during after–school periods and/or on weekends. Those interested in leading projects during the academic year must be available from September-May. Those interested in summer projects must be available during the month of July.

How to Apply: Please email your resume, along with a cover letter highlighting relevant experience (“Documentary Filmmaking” in the subject line), to carly@venice-arts.org . Please no phone inquiries or walk-ins. We are sorry, but because we receive significant interest in these opportunities, we are not able to respond to every artist’s submission.

Photography Teaching Artist

Venice Arts is seeking a Photographer/Teaching Artist to lead a photography
class. Must be a photographer with a background and/or experience in documentary work and digital storytelling. Multimedia skills are a plus but not essential. Minimum 1 year experience teaching young people photography. Must be available for approximately 3-hours during after–school periods and/or on weekends. Those interested in leading projects during the academic year must be available from September-May.

How to Apply: Please email your resume, along with a cover letter highlighting relevant experience (“Photography Teaching Artist” in the subject line), to issa@venice-arts.org . Please no phone inquires or walk-ins. We are sorry, but because we receive significant interest in these opportunities, we are not able to respond to every artist’s submission.

Art Discovery Teaching Artist

Venice Arts is seeking a Visual Artist to teach an Art Discovery class to 8/9 years olds for our academic year after-school program. Must be a visual artist with experience teaching painting and sculpture to youth ages 8-9.  Photography, filmmaking and/or animation experience is a plus. Must be available on Saturdays from 9:30 – 12:30. Those interested in leading projects during the academic year must be available from September-May.

How to Apply: Please email your resume, along with a cover letter highlighting relevant experience (“Art Discovery” in the subject line), to issa@venice-arts.org . Please no
phone inquires or walk-ins. We are sorry, but because we receive significant interest in
these opportunities, we are not able to respond to every artist’s submission


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