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Juvenile Justice Coordinator

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Los Angeles County Arts Commission

EMPLOYER: Los Angeles County Arts Commission

POSITION: Juvenile Justice Coordinator (full time, contract)

The Los Angeles County Arts Commission (LACAC) seeks a full-time Juvenile Justice

Coordinator. Reporting to the Program Manager and working closely with the arts education team,

the Juvenile Justice Coordinator supports implementation of juvenile justice strategies in LA

County camps, halls, juvenile day reporting centers, housing projects and parks for the LA County

Arts Education Collective.

The Los Angeles County Arts Education Collective, formerly Arts for All, is dedicated to making

the arts core in public education. LACAC staff coordinates the regional effort and the Los Angeles

County Office of Education (LACOE) provides curriculum and instructional services for

educators Countywide.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 Coordinate the development and implementation of contracted arts instruction and

mentoring services of community arts partners

 Support project administration, including preparation and tracking of contracts, proposals,

reports, invoices, detailed budgets, accounting reports

 Monitor program effectiveness and support evaluation, documentation and reporting of

contracted services; make recommendations for refining program content and design

 Coordinate quarterly steering committee meetings

 Participate in monthly network meetings, site planning meetings and site visits of contracted

services

 Facilitate the connection of youth workforce development programs with incarcerated youth

 Coordinate relationships and communications with staff of other County departments,

including LA County Office of Education, Probation and Mental Health, as well as juvenile

justice sites

 Support Arts Commission relationships and resource sharing with community arts partners

who are working with incarcerated youth

 Contribute arts education content knowledge as part of a team to inform program design

and implementation

QUALIFICATIONS:

 Three years of program coordination experience in the juvenile justice field

 A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field is desirable

 Knowledge of promising practices associated with implementing arts instruction within the

juvenile justice system

 Experience with youth workforce development program a plus

 Candidate must have a car and valid CA driver’s license with proof of insurance

 Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to deliver

presentations

 Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

 Solid time management and the ability to work independently

 Proficiency using Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint

HOW TO APPLY

Candidates are invited to submit a cover letter, resume and relevant work samples (no more than

three, in PDF format). Resumes should include a list of software proficiencies and note the skill

level attained for each application. All submissions should be emailed to

artsedcollective@arts.lacounty.gov with Juvenile Justice Coordinator as the subject line. Please

do not submit any application materials through the US mail or phone regarding the status of the

submission. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. Position will remain open until the staffing

need is met.

COMPENSATION: $3,700-$4,300 monthly contract, depending on experience.

BACKGROUND: The Los Angeles County Arts Commission fosters excellence, diversity, vitality,

understanding and accessibility of the arts in Los Angeles County, encompassing 88 municipalities

and nearly 140 unincorporated areas, and provides leadership in cultural services. The Arts

Commission funds over 360 nonprofit arts organizations through a two-year $9 million grant

program, coordinates the LA County Arts Education Collective, the regional initiative dedicated to

ensuring all students receive quality arts education in the County’s 81 public school districts, funds

the largest arts internship program in the country, and manages the County’s civic art policy.

LACountyArts.org LACountyArtsEdCollective.org

To apply for this job email your details to artsedcollective@arts.lacounty.gov