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Durham Arts Council, Inc.
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Durham, NC 27701

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Durham Arts Council
Job Opportunities

Summer Arts Camp Manager

The Durham Arts Council (DAC), a leading arts agency in North Carolina, is currently seeking a Summer Camp Manager. DAC offers interdisciplinary, culturally themed summer arts camps to youth ages 5 to 12 and Teen Intensives for ages 13 to 17. Reporting to the DAC School Director, the Summer Arts Camp Manager is responsible for implementing and managing the Durham Arts Council’s Summer Arts Camp, Mini-Camp, and Afternoon Adventures programs. The Summer Arts Camp Manager will be an individual experienced in developing and implementing youth arts programs in response to diverse educational and community interests and needs. This is a full time, hourly, seasonal position from June 12 through August 25, 2017, with part-time training in the spring prior to the start of camp.

Education and Certifications

Bachelor of Arts degree or course work towards a Bachelor’s degree in child development, arts administration, arts or youth education, or related field preferred.


Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong organization skills, budget administration skills, and computer skills required. Experience working with children in an education program, preferably in arts education. Excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills, and great customer service skills. Proven track-record of developing, coordinating, and growing successful community arts programs required.

Qualified applicants should send resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references by February 20, 2017 to Durham Arts Council, Attn: School Director, 120 Morris St., Durham, NC 27701. E-mail applications to ltannenbaum@durhamarts.org.

Instructors for 2017 Summer Arts Cultural Camps

Durham Arts Council is seeking new instructors for our 2017 Summer Arts Cultural Camps. Specific instructor needs are a visual arts instructor for ages 5–6 and a chorus instructor for ages 7-13. Cultural Camps run 1 or 2 weeks (depending on the session) and the instructor must be available for the entire session. Each camp has a country theme and projects and performances are geared to learning about the country. A Master of Arts or Education degree is preferred, but equivalent experience is considered.

Please submit cover letter and resume to ltannenbaum@durhamarts.org. For qualified applicants, an interview will be scheduled.

For more information about our camps click here.

DAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Arts Job Resource Links
www.americansforthearts.org — Americans for the Arts
www.artsnc.org — Arts NC
www.ncarts.org — North Carolina Arts Council
www.nyfa.org — NYFA Arts Wire