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Education Coordinator/Instructor

Be a part of a dynamic open-hearted team committed to bringing art to the Central Washington community. Gallery One’s educational programs range from social based events for adults to EALR based outcomes for youth in the Ellensburg School District.

Purpose of Position
: This is a key position at Gallery One. Under general direction of the Executive Director of Gallery One, this position develops, coordinates, teaches and directs all educational activities and programs offered at Gallery One.

     The ideal candidate will:

  • be comfortable working with a wide range of abilities and needs
  • have a 110% can-do positive attitude
  • have experience teaching the visual arts in a variety of mediums (but mastery is not necessary)
  • be an excellent communicator and team player
  • be available most school days after 3pm.

Required Qualifications
To be considered for this position the applicant must have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in teaching the arts and love working with kids!

Terms of Employment: This position is allocated 23 hours/week on average or 26.5 hours/week for 45 weeks assuming 3 after school classes and 6 summer workshops. This position has opportunities for additional contract work. Compensation begins at $17hr to increase based on experience.

Program Development and Coordination

  • In conjunction with the Executive Director: access program needs, develop, expand and evaluate education programs for youth and adults, and assist in developing and implementing relevant policies and procedures
  • Oversee day-to-day program operations
  • Revise and monitor activities to determine consistency with program goals


  • Train and oversee work of  teachers, volunteers,  and student employees; provide feedback to the Executive Director regarding performance issues
  • Prepare, organize and maintain records, communications and reports;  meet with Executive Director on quarterly basis to report progress regarding program activities
  • Coordinate educational activities with other Gallery functional areas
  • Gather data and assist in preparing proposals for submission to external funding entities; identify potential donors for cultivation by Board and Executive Director
  • Work with staff to ensure programs are well marketed
  • Perform WATCH report on all new employees or volunteers that will be working with children

Art Education:

  • In conjunction with CSA teaching staff, develop curriculum for multiple classes
  • Coordinate, plan and teach multiple art classes and summer art camps
  • Access student progress, ensure students are involved in activities suited to their abilities and interests while encouraging individual development
  • Oversee  student art exhibits with Picasso Gallery Coordinator
  • Coordinate and facilitate adult workshops and programs
  • Mentor students when requested


  • In conjunction with Executive Director, determine budgetary needs and develop cost estimates for program considerations; assist in formulating annual program budget
  • Within budget established by the Board and as approved by the Executive Director, budget for and purchase art materials, furniture and other supplies; monitor budget status; maintain expenditures within established budget parameters
  • Communicate regularly with Executive Director to go over program income/expenses
  • Assist in fundraising efforts of Gallery One

     Communications and Public Relations:

  • Ensure that the communication between staff and their families is timely and consistent as it relates to students’ progress and programmatic issues
  • Act as a program representative and liaison to the Gallery, program participants and outside entities regarding functions of the program
  • Maintain a “face” in the community in regards to Community School of the Arts and adult workshops: attend meetings as CSA program representative; develop and make public presentations on CSA related topics; promote Community School of the Arts to patrons of Gallery One
  • Communicate and collaborate with CWU and other community organizations on classes and other Community School activities


  • Assist as needed during general Gallery sponsored events
  • Ensure CSA classrooms provide a safe and clean environment
  • Maintain top floor facility appearance

To apply: This position is scheduled to begin at a reduced schedule for training with current Education Coordinator May 2018. Applications will be considered as submitted with a priority given to those who apply before April 15.
Submit letter of interest and resume to

Gallery One is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sex, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or military status


Gallery Intern for summer/fall quarter 2018

Inters will assist with exhibition installation, art unpacking/packing, data entry, and other light administrative duties. This position is 6-12 hours per week, unpaid.

Skills required:

  • basic knowledge of Word and Excel
  • good organizational and communication skills
  • attention to detail and ability to safely handle artwork
  • installation experience helpful but not required

To Apply: Interested candidates should submit a resume and letter of intent which can be dropped off at the gallery or emailed to: This position will remain open until filled. Questions about this position can be emailed to the address above or call 509-925-2670 during gallery hours.
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