Director, Center Creative Workforce


Venice Arts seeks a versatile, accomplished, and committed Director for its Center for Creative Workforce Equity (CCWE), whose programs provide meaningful opportunities for creative, technical, and career pathways to Los Angeles County’s talented, low-income young people, ages 16-24.

Reporting to the Executive Director, this position’s primary roles and responsibilities include: Strategic Leadership & Management Oversight

• Steward the strategic growth and development of programs.

• Manage ongoing activities, with an emphasis on the Film & Digital Media pilot, a partnership with the LA County Department of Economic Opportunity, whose cyclical programs currently include:

1. Creative Conversations, a series with sector professionals.

2. Visual Storytelling, Production, and Editing Certificate, a paid, 160-hour program building creative and technical knowledge and skills, while preparing young people for paid internships.

3. The Creative Sector Internship program, with placement opportunities provided in a variety of creative companies.

4. The Editing Pre-Apprenticeship, including education/training and apprenticeship/early career placements.

  • Assure the development and management of relationships with current and prospective employers, whether for career panels, mentorships, field trips, shadowing, or work-related placements.
  • Build the CCWE Advisory Board through quarterly meetings and off-line relationships that allow them to contribute Curriculum
  • Assure CCWE’s teaching artists understand Venice Arts’ project based, experiential pedagogy and its program-specific curricula
  • Oversee the development/refinement of curricula Supervision
  • Supervise teaching faculty, the Creative Career Counselor, and the Program Coordinator Reporting & Administration
  • Complete required reports from select funders and provide stories and images to the Director of Grants, as requested
  • Assure the efficient maintenance of all quantitative and qualitative program data, analyzing such data to assure the quality and impact of programs

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Expires: 2023-02-19


Venice Arts




13445 Beach Ave




Film & Digital Art

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