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Art Teacher

Fort McCoy School (PK-8) - marion county
Submitted 11/29/2023

Job Type
Art Teacher
Grade Levels
0 - $49,500.00 to 31 - $63,056.00 (contract)
Contact Person
Erin Webber, Secretary
16160 NE Hwy 315
Ft. McCoy  FL  32134
(352) 671-6325   


At Fort McCoy School, the staff work together in an environment of mutual respect and understanding toward the common goal of preparing students for a lifetime of learning, productive work, and responsible citizenship by serving the learning needs of the community in both traditional and innovative ways.


Fort McCoy School (Pre-Kindergarten through Eighth Grade) is the only shared campus facility in Marion County.

Located approximately 20 miles from Ocala, Florida, in the middle of the Ocala National Forest, Fort McCoy serves an attendance area of approximately 482 square miles. The majority of the approximately 1200 students are transported by bus.

Fort McCoy School is a Title One school. Approximately 25% of the professional staff hold advanced degrees.


Independent art instructor

Alliance for the Arts - lee county
Submitted 11/17/2023

Job Type
Art Teacher
Grade Levels
Contact Person
Minna Maillakakis, Youth Arts Program Coordinator
10091 McGregor Blvd
Fort Myers FL  33919
(239) 939-2787   

Seeking an independent contractor to teach art to children at different locations in Lee county.

Paid position. All supplies provided.

Must have experience with children. Must pass criminal background test. Must have transportation.

Submit your resume to


Academic Programs Manager

Boca Raton Museum of Art - palm beach county
Submitted 11/2/2023

Job Type
Museum Education Specialist
Grade Levels
Contact Person
Claire Clum, Director of Education
501 Plaza Real
Boca Raton FL  33432
(561) 392-2500   


POSITION TITLE: Academic Programs Manager

SUPERVISED BY: Director of Education



As a team member of the Education Department, the Academic Programs Manager creates and implements programming to complement the Museum’s goals and the Education Department’s philosophy. The Academic Programs Manager creates and supports the Museum’s K-12 academic community initiatives. The Academic Programs Manager serves as one of the main contacts to public and private schools as well as county school district offices.


The ideal candidate is an experienced, highly motivated, organized individual with a passion for the visual arts; demonstrates the ability to think creatively and strategically to engage educator and student audiences; possesses excellent communication skills; maintains high energy and a hands-on work ethic; and performs under pressure to meet deadlines.



  • Develops new relationships and maintains established relationships with area educators, works with them to increase their understanding of the museum as an educational resource and instructs them on ways to integrate the visual arts into their curriculum through in-museum programs, special school projects, professional development workshops, and teacher materials.
  • Implements existing virtual field trip tours and creates new ones.
  • Produces grade-specific, interdisciplinary museum lesson plans that utilize the Museum’s collections/exhibitions in conjunction with the FL State Standards.
  • Plans and coordinates existing outreach with community partners for K-12 students and recommends new outreach programs in the community. Manages budget, contractual teachers, and acts as the lead museum contact with community organizations.
  • Oversees the Museum’s Field Trip Fund grant program for educators. Produces annual application, reviews submissions, completes all correspondence, and accounting paperwork. Coordinates scheduling with Educational Programs Coordinator.
  • Assists with docent training – the instruction and evaluation of docents.
  • Assists with the development and implementation of assessment tools to evaluate programs planned by the Education Department.
  • Consistently strives to provide excellent customer service to visitors, members, and staff by handling issues quickly, efficiently, and professionally.
  • Adheres to the Museum’s Employee Handbook, Safety Manual, and other organizational policies.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • Master’s Degree in Art History, Education, or related subject required
  • Minimum of 5 years work experience with the development and implementation of K-12 educational programming in museums/schools, including curriculum development, teaching/training, and program design
  • Knowledge of art history and studio art; experience with program implementation
  • Exceptional administrative and organizational skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Excellent verbal, visual, and written communication skills required with attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively with a variety of personalities and maintain friendly and courteous relationships with the staff, board, and patrons
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule of hours that will include some evenings and some weekends



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Stand and walk throughout the work day, including sitting and bending; reach, lift, carry, and manipulate various materials, supplies, and equipment; arrange furniture
  • Work is performed both indoors and outdoors
  • Must be able to perform the job requirements in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to function independently
  • Be in good general health
  • Work requires continuous activity and with frequent interruptions
  • May be required to work extended hours or on weekends when the workload requires



40 hours per week, FT Exempt/Salaried, Full Benefits






The Boca Raton Museum of Art is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment without regard to race, creed, color, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information, visit our website at



Teaching Artist

Vero Beach Museum of Art - indian river county
Submitted 10/24/2023

Job Type
Museum Education Specialist
Grade Levels
$30/hour PART-TIME
Contact Person
Sara Klein, Director of Education
3001 Riverside Park Drive
Vero Beach FL  32963
(772) 231-0707   

Job Summary: Working under the general supervision of the Director of Education, teaching artists make the VBMA’s collection and special exhibitions accessible to families and students, including those with special needs, through a broad range of creative studio programming.

Responsibilities: Conceptualize, plan, and facilitate studio projects for family and student programs, including Museum Studios, Children’s Art Festival, Holidays at the Museum, A+ART, and PreK-12th grade experiences; work collaboratively with education staff and docents to link studio projects with exhibitions and the VBMA’s collection; adhere to studio program budgets and purchase art supplies accordingly; coordinate with education and facilities staff for studio set-up needs; communicate volunteer needs to education staff and direct volunteers helping with studio projects during programs; report participation numbers to education staff.

If you or anyone you know is interested in this position, please send a cover letter and resume to Danielle Elliott at  


Chief Executive Officer - Creative Pinellas

Creative Pinellas - pinellas county
Submitted 9/6/2023

Job Type
Grade Levels
Contact Person
Nan Keeton, Senior Vice President,
12211 Walsingham Rd
Largo FL  33778
(888) 234-4236   



Established in 2011 as the Local Arts Agency for Pinellas County, Florida, Creative Pinellas’ mission is to foster and sustain a vibrant and inclusive arts community for all. Creative Pinellas provides support, connection, and opportunities for the residents and artists of Pinellas County, as well as the many visitors to the area, a vibrant peninsula between the Gulf of Mexico and Tampa Bay known as The Arts Coast. Creative Pinellas manages a 10,000-square-foot gallery and has an office where workspace is made available to area arts organizations. The organization has awarded grants to over 180 professional and emerging artists, sent over 200 artists and arts leaders to the CO.STARTERS business program for entrepreneurs, partnered with the Tampa Bay Rays major league baseball team on an artists’ poster series, worked with the county on a public art mural program and with area foundations on arts and mental health. Creative Pinellas is a 501(c)(3) arts and cultural organization and embraces values that are inclusive, collaborative, accessible, involved, and contemporary.


Creative Pinellas’ current operating budget is $1.8 million. There are 8 full-time staff members, and the organization also works with a variety of independent contractors that support project management, grant-writing, managing Arts Coast Magazine, gallery-hosting and more. The board of directors currently includes 21 members, from the arts, business, and professional communities as well as local government.


During the pandemic, Creative Pinellas coordinated countywide public meetings and partnered with local foundations, working with the county to distribute over $3 million of CARES grant funds to artists, arts organizations, and arts businesses. In 2022, Creative Pinellas was one of 26 Local Arts Agencies awarded a $500,000 Recovery Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to regrant support for 14 artists and 20 arts organizations. Most recently, Creative Pinellas launched a high-tech, user-friendly app called Arts Navigator that connects residents and visitors to their perfect arts experiences.


Creative Pinellas is in excellent fiscal condition due to strategic budget management and strong support from the Pinellas County government. Much of Creative Pinellas's funding comes from tourism dollars, a major industry in the region, and Creative Pinellas is highly confident that it will continue to grow in strength and influence. The organization has gained traction with existing and new funding sources, strengthening relationships for continued support. Additionally, Creative Pinellas is in the process of gathering economic impact information through the Americans for the Arts’ Arts & Economic Prosperity 6 research project and has also begun the process of developing a countywide cultural plan. Findings from both projects will provide the tools to encourage increased funding from local government as well as continue to grow corporate and foundation grants, individual and community sponsorships.



Located on the Gulf of Mexico, with miles and miles of white sand beaches, Pinellas County is home to almost a million residents spread over 274 square miles. In the last 20 years, the county has experienced an arts and cultural renaissance with the creative industry responsible for over $1.8 billion in revenue and accounting for over 5% of the economic impact and jobs. Anchored by St. Petersburg and Gulfport in the south, by Tarpon Springs with its famous Sponge Docks and bronze sculptures in the north, and by the walkable arts communities of Clearwater, Dunedin and Safety Harbor in between, Pinellas County is a diverse and dynamic community with a rich history of arts and culture. There are over 100 active arts and cultural institutions and more than 400 professional artists in all genres.


Pinellas County community leaders have come to recognize and advocate for the importance of supporting the county as an arts and cultural destination, given its role as a draw for travelers and economic engine for the workforce. Recently elevated by Condé Nast Traveler as offering a “big time art scene,” and by Smithsonian Magazine for offering “five reasons why arts lovers should visit,” Pinellas County is taking its place as The Arts Coast, the most vibrant and innovative arts community in Florida. The county is known for its visual arts and arts festivals; for the murals dotting the downtowns of the 24 municipalities supported by programs including Clearwater Art Walks; and for the seven museum and visual arts centers anchoring the downtown area, including the Salvador Dali Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts St. Petersburg, the new Museum of the American Arts and Crafts Movement, the James Museum of Western Art, the Dale Chihuly Collection and the Imagine Museum, which traces the history of glass art from its early days to the present. Other visual arts centers include the Dunedin Fine Art Center and the Leepa-Rattner Museum, a contemporary art museum featuring works of 20th and 21st century masters, as well as works by artists working in Florida and the Gulf Coast.


Performing arts are also ascendant in Pinellas. Regional Equity theaters include American Stage and freeFall Theatre, bringing new, innovative, and important work to the community as well as satisfying theater lovers’ connection to classical works. Dance collectives like Beacon and projectALCHEMY connect audiences with the vibrant exploration of the dancing body. Performing arts centers like the Mahaffey Theater and Ruth Eckerd Hall provide the community with Broadway theater and national concert acts and also provide a performance home to The Florida Orchestra, an award-winning orchestra led by award-winning Music Director Michael Francis. Meanwhile, the Palladium Theater and the Central Park and Tarpon Springs Performing arts centers provide venues for local, regional, and national jazz and blues performers, as well as the St. Petersburg Opera Company.


Additionally, the St. Petersburg Campus of the University of South Florida; Eckerd College, the renowned liberal arts college in South St. Pete; and St. Petersburg College, which offers bachelors, associate, and IT degrees at campuses throughout the county; bring an intellectual rigor and a curious, energized, and engaged faculty and student body to all that the arts in Pinellas County have to offer. Support from these institutions, along with the public school system, the business community and local government, have created an unprecedented environment for growth, innovation, and engagement with the arts.




Position Summary

Creative Pinellas, the designated Local Arts Agency for Pinellas County, is looking for a dynamic, experienced, results-oriented Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The CEO will build upon the momentum and success of its founding growth and guide the organization to the next level of service and support for the arts and community, with a vision for expanding the impact and scale of the organization. The CEO will be a strategic and dynamic leader with a deep passion for arts and culture, an exceptional work ethic, and demonstrated success engaging artists, arts and cultural leaders, civic leaders, partners, and philanthropic supporters. Reporting to the board of directors, the CEO will collaborate with the board, staff, and key stakeholders to set the long-term vision and implement short-term goals centered on Creative Pinellas’ mission. The CEO will be responsible for shaping, establishing, and implementing the organization’s strategic goals, setting priorities and expectations, and providing leadership in several areas, including expanding financial support for the organization and its programs, financial management, network-building, artistic and educational programming, venue management, and overall leadership of the organization. The CEO will demonstrate an unwavering commitment to diversity and to making arts accessible to all and will be highly visible in the arts community.


Role and Responsibilities

Strategic and Programmatic Leadership

  • Provide dynamic, visionary, and strategic leadership to the organization, utilizing entrepreneurial sensibility to guide the staff to fulfill strategic goals.
  • Maintain, advance, and reimagine Creative Pinellas programs and services, while managing risk and ensuring sustainability.
  • Balance financial stability with service to the community, demonstrating a solid understanding of nonprofit structure with the ability to relate to, understand the needs of, and communicate with a wide variety of individuals, constituents, and staff.
  • Build relationships with County Administrator, County Commissioners, members of the Tourist Development Council & City Council members from key municipalities.
  • Establish/expand a leadership relationship with the cultural sector and design and implement a capacity-building program.
  • Develop new funding structures — in particular, a public-sector dedicated funding stream.
  • Serve as the primary spokesperson for the mission of Creative Pinellas, and advocate for its initiatives.
  • Demonstrate Creative Pinellas’ commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, access, and belonging throughout all facets of the organization, including programs, staffing, and organizational development activities.
  • Ensure that staff, board members and guests of all genders, races, ethnicities, and backgrounds are appreciated, valued, and respected.


Organizational Sustainability

  • Develop and renew funding structures and implementation activities, collaborating with the board of directors and staff to support key initiatives, including identifying and securing dedicated ongoing public sector funding and increased identification, cultivation, and stewardship of annual giving priorities, including foundations, sponsorships, corporations, individuals, major gifts, and planned giving.
  • Expand the organization’s role and activities in the cultural sector to further fulfill its role as a Local Arts Agency including grant-making, support for arts and cultural institutions, advocacy, and strategic leadership.
  • Develop, oversee, and actively manage a current budget of $1.8 million with the expectation of substantially growing that budget in coming years.
  • Lead, motivate, and mentor a high-achieving staff of 8 full-time employees plus contract employees and grow the staff to achieve Creative Pinellas’ goals, provide high-quality service to the arts community and other stakeholders, and provide for thoughtful innovation that addresses changing times and environments.
  • Support operations and administration of the board of directors by advising and interfacing with board members and staff, keeping the board informed of developments in the organization and the field.


Engagement and Advocacy

  • Guide effective advocacy efforts and maintain, participate in, and build Creative Pinellas’ vital relationships with colleagues in the arts and cultural sector including funders, peer organizations, and strategic alliances and related networks.
  • Promote and support artists and arts professionals as an advocate and serve as a thought leader in the sector, which includes advocating to municipal, local, and state government as well as public affairs efforts on behalf of arts and culture in Pinellas County.
  • Ensure effective use of technology to improve service to the arts field and for initiation of innovative fundraising.
  • Cultivate and maintain an active network of professional contacts in the field.


Artistic and Programming

  • Oversee the finalization/implementation of the Pinellas County Cultural Plan and ensure that the goals, strategy, and tactics identified are fulfilled at the highest level.
  • Design and implement a methodology to support arts and cultural organizations in Pinellas County, including, but not limited to, a grants program for arts and cultural organizations.
  • Work closely with the Convention and Visitors Bureau and Visit St. Pete Clearwater (VSPC), to develop viable arts and cultural tourism programs aimed at establishing and growing Pinellas County as an arts and cultural destination known as The Arts Coast. Include the implementation of the Arts Navigator and other visitor-related products created by Creative Pinellas.
  • Develop new and expand ongoing educational and outreach programs to promote engagement with the arts by residents and visitors to Pinellas County through year-round, multi-disciplinary events that appeal to multi-generational audiences and reflect the diversity of the Arts Coast.


Traits and Characteristics

The CEO of Creative Pinellas will be a visionary, inspired, and strategic leader with deep knowledge of the arts and cultural sector nationally, and a passion for service and arts growth. Supporting an innovative and dynamic environment, the next leader of Creative Pinellas will be collaborative and mission-focused, and lead the staff, board, and community members in the next chapter of the organization’s history.


Other key competencies include the following:


  • Leadership and Personal Accountability – The dexterity to elicit strong engagement from internal and external stakeholders through inclusive leadership practices that shape decision-making, and to take accountability for decisions and grow from mistakes.
  • Time and Priority Management – The ability to set, pursue and attain goals, regardless of obstacles or circumstances, and establish courses of action and complete them with the desired outcomes in a timely manner, while establishing courses of action to ensure that work is completed effectively.
  • Diplomacy and Influencing Others – The capacity to organize and influence people to believe in a vision while creating a sense of purpose and direction, along with the capacity to inspire and influence others, leverage their networks to advance organizational priorities, and gain the trust and confidence of board, staff, local partners, and key stakeholders.
  • Teamwork and Interpersonal Skills – The capability to build rapport and cohesiveness in the team, value and respect individual perspectives, and guide the team to consensus.



The next CEO of Creative Pinellas needs a demonstrated track record in the arts and culture sector, with a bachelor’s degree preferred. A master’s degree in public administration, arts administration, marketing, communications, organizational development, or equivalent disciplines is a plus. The candidates should bring at least 8 years of senior level experience in the arts and culture field. Experience with managing a comparable size Local Arts Agency or experience with a nonprofit local, state, or national arts service organization is preferred. The CEO will bring demonstrated knowledge and experience in advocacy, political relationships, grantsmanship, fundraising, strategic planning, fiscal oversight, board and staff management, and program development. A proven commitment to and success in advancing equity, diversity, inclusion, and access is essential. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills required, as well as core business fluency in contemporary enterprise and management systems such as Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat.


Compensation and Benefits

Creative Pinellas offers a competitive annual salary commensurate with experience, with a base yearly salary between the range of $125,000 - $150,000. Benefits include a 401k retirement plan with 3% company match, paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays, as well as a competitive medical, dental, vision and life insurance package.


Applications and Inquiries

To submit a cover letter and resume with a summary of demonstrable accomplishments (electronic submissions preferred), please click here or visit For questions or general inquiries about this job opportunity, please contact:


Nan Keeton, Senior Vice President

Josyanne Roche, Vice President


503 East Jackson Street, Suite 337

Tampa, FL 33602-4904

Tel       (888) 234.4236 Ext. 203 (Keeton) or Ext. 240 (Roche)



Creative Pinellas is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or age.