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Summary of Essential Functions:
The BCAN Program Manager will be part of a small, dynamic team and will work closely with BCAN's Program Director and Executive Director to offer planning, engagement and evaluation support for the Baltimore Creatives Acceleration Network which offers business education, resources, coaching and public programs to city creatives both in-person and online. The position requires a highly collaborative, organized, nimble, and community-minded person with excellent customer service skills and a passion for helping others succeed.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Project Management (55%)
Support Program Director by providing management, coordination, planning and logistical support for BCAN special events and educational programs including the BCAN Founder Fellowship, BCAN Pilot, BCAN Mobile, BCAN Connect, and BCAN Help DeskÂ
Manage the recruitment and coordination of mentors, guest experts, and entrepreneurs in residence
Book and schedule of one-on-one coaching
Conduct program evaluations including developing pre and post surveys
Conduct business assessments, intake and customer relationship managementÂ
Establish and implement on the ground engagement and recruitment strategies for BCAN programs via community meetings and events, informational presentations, and direct outreachÂ
Community Building (25%)
Collaboratively develop and grow the BCAN community by establishing and operationalizing innovative membership, alumni, volunteer, co-working and event hosting programs including tiered pricing, perks, space use, engagement, and networking opportunitiesÂ
Resource Management (10%)
Maintain BCANâs headquarters, inventory, and office hours ensuring a welcoming, inspiring, and motivational environment that grows in reputation as an oasis for creatives
Collaboratively develop and grow of BCANâs educational resource library including research, ideation and creation of new resources, policies, opportunities and best practices that can support Baltimoreâs creative entrepreneurs and advance BCANâs role as an asset to Baltimoreâs creative entrepreneur ecosystem and city residentsÂ
Creative Team Player (10%)
Contribute to the creative and strategic direction of BCAN and its programs as an active and collaborative thought partner and member of the BCAN team
Support Executive Director in activating strategic partnerships and ecosystem building initiatives
Other duties as assigned
Perform other related duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Cultural competency and self-awareness
Excellent written, oral, and visual communication skillsÂ
Proficiency with Asana, Gsuite, Eventbrite and Customer Relationship Management
Strong business acumen and familiarity with creative entrepreneurship
Impeccable organizational and time managementÂ
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneouslyÂ
Bachelorâs degree or equivalent experience
Demonstrated years professional experience working with Baltimore City creatives, entrepreneurs, and / or community organizations
Love for Baltimore and its creative community
Self-starter who is comfortable working in a fast-paced and ever-evolving startup environment
Passion for entrepreneurship
Reporting to this position:
Interns / volunteers
Conditions of Employment:
Successful background Check
Work occasional evenings and weekends
Physical demands and work environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift up to (15) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. (may be adjusted depending on position)
Work environment: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually (minimal, moderate, or high).
Â Required training: Handbook orientation, Anti-Harassment, Hazard Communication, Emergency Plans & Fire Prevention, Personal Protection Equipment. (additional training may be added, SEE: EHS Manager training schedule)
Maryland Institute College of Art is committed to its policy of providing equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or veteran status (disabled, Vietnam-era, or otherwise). Furthermore, the College does not tolerate any form of sex discrimination, including sexual harassment or sexual violence. This policy applies to all programs, facilities, and activities provided by Maryland Institute College of Art, including but not limited to admission, educational programs, and employment.
Applicants must apply online for each job in which they are interested. You will not be considered for any job for which you have not specifically applied. We do not accept applications via email, U.S. mail, or fax. Successful candidates for any staff or faculty positions will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
MICA provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact Human Resources at 410-225-2363.
Internal Number: R816
About Maryland Institute College of Art
Founded in 1826, MICA is among the top visual arts colleges in the nation. The college enrolls 1,863 undergraduate and 306 graduate students from 48 states and 54 foreign countries, offering programs of study leading to the bachelor of fine arts (B.F.A.), master of arts (M.A.), master of fine arts (M.F.A.) degrees, and master of professional studies degrees (M.P.S), as well as post-baccalaureate certificate programs and a full slate of credit and noncredit courses for adults, college-bound students, and children. MICA is recognized as an important cultural resource for the Baltimore/Washington region, sponsoring many public and community-outreach programs-including more than 100 exhibitions by students, faculty, and nationally and internationally known artists annually-as well as artists' residencies, film series, lectures, readings, and performances.