|1. Web & App Developer | Position Description Overview: This position is responsible for overseeing web and app development in the Graphic Design Studio of an award winning creative youth development program in Northern Rhode Island. The studio runs much like a small business, and the teen artists are your creative and production staff.
Hours: This is a permanent half-time hourly position with potential for expansion. M-Th afternoons required.
About You: Our ideal candidate is a positive, creative and entrepreneurial problem solver who likes making big things happen in small communities. You have a thorough knowledge of the above, and previous management experience in a commercial setting, including working with designers and clients. You are an adept leader who likes working with urban teens. You are deadline oriented, an excellent communicator, and a patient and effective teacher. You believe in the youth driven design process that is the foundation of all we do, and while you might not have all that we are looking for in the technical arena, you are a fast learner and excited about what we are trying to accomplish.
How to Apply: Please email cover letter, resume and 10 verifiable links to firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Operations & Business Manager | Position Description
Overview: The Operations & Business Manager is responsible for the implementation and/or oversight of smooth systems and business operations of an award winning creative youth development organization in Northern Rhode Island.
Hours: This is a permanent part-time, salaried position, intended to expand to full-time.
Education: Bachelor of Arts in Business, Marketing, Communications or Organizational Management with track record of success in business expansion and/or capacity building.
Primary Responsibilities: This position works closely with the Executive Director to ensure smooth office, administrative, funding and business operations with support, and in cooperation with, high performing program and administration leads. This is an oversight position expected to work independently in a fast paced work environment, ensuring efficiency and high performance in multiple arenas. Activities can range from project oversight, to payroll processing, and from customer development to reporting and communications.
About You: Ourideal candidate is a savvy systems builder, with well developed leadership and human relations skills. You are a multi-tasker with a can-do attitude, spirit of contribution and commitment to producing results. You have excellent and clear oral and written communications skills; you are technology and detail oriented; and you have experience working in diverse settings and with high-risk populations. You have high expectations for yourself and others, and have learned through experience how to manage change and support high performance. You are a joy to work with and maintain self-generated productivity through cycles of rapid deadlines and breaks between sessions. Most importantly, you are a strong team player and creative problem solver, capable of supporting the missions and visions of the organization and its hundred partners.
How to Apply: Please email cover letter, resume and examples of business or capacity building success to email@example.com.
3. Shop Manager & Green Design Lab Director | Position Description
Overview: The Shop Manager & Green Design Lab Director is a permanent part-time position responsible for running our Wood Shop and Green Design Lab. This position initiates and manages sustainable community initiatives in and beyond Woonsocket as part of a small dynamic organization that puts art, design and entrepreneurship to work in service to multiple social goods.
The Green Design Lab runs as part of our Studio Social Enterprise program, engaging teens in out-of-school time hours in providing services and creating products for clients, community partners and the open marketplace. Currently, participants design, create and build sustainable skateboard decks, garden and agricultural products, and storm water abatement systems.
As Shop Manager, this position also runs our wood shop and helps with light maintenance of our studio home, as well as supporting other studios in meeting their client and operational needs, to ensure our self-sufficiency and the creation of well designed commercially successful products.
Hours: This is a permanent part-time position, starting at 20 hours per week, with opportunities for expansion. Required hours of work include M-Th afternoons with occasional field trips and special events.
Education: BFA in Industrial or Furniture Design, and/or Environmental Science with strong building skills. Facilities management experience desired.
About You: Our ideal candidate is a positive, creative and entrepreneurial problem solver who likes working with teens and making big things happen in small communities. You are an industrial designer, environmentalist, landscape architect or some combination thereof. You are multi-talented, a natural leader and have a can-do attitude. You have experience working in urban settings. You are an excellent designer and craftsman, and can oversee the development, use and maintenance of a growing wood shop. You are good with computers, and have facility with the Adobe Creative Suite and SketchUp or other CAD-like programs. You are an excellent communicator and project manager, and you believe in the youth driven design process that is the foundation of all we do. You have a driver’s license and preferably some experience with outdoor learning so you can lead great field trips and research experiences. While you might not have all that we are looking for, you are a fast learner and excited about what we are trying to accomplish.
How to Apply: Cover letter, resume and 10 work samples to firstname.lastname@example.org