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Adult Program Production Coordinator Apply Online


Definition

Under general supervision of the assigned Director of Adult Program, the incumbent in this position is responsible for planning arts and crafts activities in group settings adapted to meet the individual participant’s needs and abilities; assisting with the selecting, maintaining and ordering of art supplies and equipment; providing instructions which are geared toward consumers’ abilities through the use of adaptations, modifications and accommodations, and on an as-needed basis, performing all the duties of an Adult Program Assistant.

Other duties include oversight of the Peyton Street shop operations such as operating register, restocking, assessing inventory needs and ensuring cleanliness and overall appearance. An important aspect of the job is the responsibility for the safety and wellbeing of adult program participants. Work requires patience, compassion, understanding and the desire to help individuals with disabilities become as self-sufficient as possible.

This position is classified as non-exempt and in accordance with the Federal regulations is eligible for overtime pay for hours worked in excess of forty (40) hours per week. Note: Overtime must be pre-approved and time off from work either paid or unpaid is not considered in determining hours worked in a week.

Other Performance Measures Successful performance on the job requires following safety guidelines and policies to reduce accident or injury to self or students, school dress standards, proper attendance and leave policies, and compliance with other policies set forth in the Employee Handbook. Creativity, initiative and effective problem solving is also important to the success of the incumbent.

Examples of Essential Functions

•Plan, design, organize and direct arts and crafts activities, incorporating the needs of shop inventory.

•Encourage participants to take part in the arts and crafts sessions by supporting their creativity.

•Assess students’ reactions to various experiences.

•May research, select and purchase supplies and equipment that is appropriate for the program participants.

•Facilitate positive changes in the behavior and wellbeing of each program participant.

•Collaborate with other members of the adult program team in planning arts and crafts activities in accordance with program participants’ needs, capabilities and interests.

•Plan, create and maintain a schedule of arts and crafts classes. •Provide arts and crafts activities appropriate to the developmental needs of the program participants while maintaining attention to age appropriate activities.

•Provide support and loom set-up as needed for adult program participants.

•Operate cash register, receive payment from customers for purchases, and reconcile receipts and revenue daily; maintain inventory and restocking requirements.

•Complete required reports and paperwork in an accurate and timely manner. •Ability to facilitate participant’s work.

•Ability to exert moderate physical effort in light work, typically involving some combination of bending, stooping, squatting, reaching, kneeling, crouching, crawling and brisk walking, and which may involve lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (45 lbs.).

•Ability to lift and position physically disabled individuals may be required.

•Most tasks require oral communication, visual and hearing perception, and the ability to get around the classrooms, cafeteria, gym, campus, etc.

•The ability to keep up with running children and or to lift or assist with lifting students is essential.

•Maintain confidentiality of parent, student and staff personal identifiable information.

•Other duties as assigned. Required Qualifications •Some knowledge of the basic principles and elements of art.

•Some knowledge of drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics, glass fusion, and jewelry making.

•Demonstrated ability to fulfill the dexterity and physical requirements of the work, and effectively attend to the needs of adults with intellectual disabilities

•Ability to maintain effective working relationships with co-workers as well as program participants and their family members, residential providers and significant others as needed.

•Ability to read, understand, and follow directions found in manuals such as safety rules, operating and