Current Openings

Director of Student Support Services           Click Here to Download Full Job Description 

Position Summary: The Director of Student Support Services is responsible for managing the Center’s student support programs, across three main areas: (1) overseeing a network of direct programs and partnerships that provide Center students and families who face acute health, financial, systemic challenges with critical wrap-around support; (2) developing and implementing year round college readiness and application support programs for our Young Artist Diploma students; and (3) designing and implementing annual training for Center staff and faculty in important skills/knowledge - ranging from understanding trauma informed practices to student needs assessment methods and incorporating public school climate and policies in outreach/partnership instructional work.

Director of School Partnerships          Click Here to Download Full Job Description

Position Summary: The Director of School Partnerships (DSP) is responsible for the oversight and management of a robust arts education and performing arts access program portfolio involving local school districts and TK-12 educational entities currently serving 4,500 children and youth annually. S/he is responsible for budgeting, revenue development, quality control, and the careful deployment of department personnel, including 35 part-time professional Teaching Artists. The DSP is responsible for day to day liaison-ship with WCCUSD and other local educational and government entities and partners as well as working in collaboration with all other Center departments.

Ongoing Openings

Teaching Artists for School-Based Programs

East Bay Center's Teaching Artists carry the mission of the Center to ignite the imaginations of young people through the performing arts. We work with over 20 school partner sites each year, reaching over 4,500 students in Richmond and San Pablo.

Teaching Artists are directly responsible for developing engaging curricula in collaboration with the School Partnerships Department. She/he will be responsible for maintaining the quality of our programs, developing strong relationship with our partner schools, and contributing to the mission of the organization. 

Disciplines: Include but not limited to: circus, music, theater, dance, spoken word, storytelling, voice, capoeira, and global art traditions.

Teaching Artist: After-School- Must be available to teach a minimum of one day a week for two hours doing the after-school hours (3-5:30pm).

Teaching Artist: General Music- Teaching includes music theory, instrumental instruction (recorder, voice and/or ukulele), and ensemble performance techniques.

Teaching Artist: Arts Integration-Includes delivering project-based in collaboration with elementary school teachers aligned with the Common Core and VAPA Standards.

All Teaching Artists are expected to take part in the East Bay Center's orientation, yearly professional development workshops, and in our program quality improvement process. 

We review applicants for our Teaching Artist positions on an ongoing basis. If interested, please send a resume, thoughtful cover letter and any relevant video clips demonstrating artistic talent and teaching capacity to the Deputy Director of Programs, Ruthie Dineen (contact information listed below).

Ruthie Dineen

Deputy Director of Programs