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Program Lead - Graphic Design Bootcamp, Pre-College Programs

University College Pre-College Programs Program Lead - SMFA Graphic Design Bootcamp

Position Overview
The School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University is seeking a Pre-College Program Lead to assist in managing our 1-week SMFA Design Bootcamp summer program for high schoolers. This virtual program will invite students entering grades 10-12 or class of 2023 graduates to explore the field of graphic design and learn the creative process from renowned art school faculty.  
The position will begin in as soon as possible for pre-program preparation and onboarding. The program will take place from Monday, July 31st - Friday August 4th. Candidates can expect to work remotely 5-10 hours per month from hire until the end of July, and full 8 hour virtual/online days during the 1 in-program week in August.
  • Pre-Program = Remote
  • In-Program = Remote

Time Commitment
SMFA Graphic Design Bootcamp will run over 1 week during the summer from August 1st to August 5th, 2023. The Program Lead can expect to work an average of 5-10 hours per week upon hire during the spring semesters for pre-program planning including mandatory monthly program lead meetings, with full time hours during the 2 week summer program. 

Program Planning: 3-5 hours/month November-June (flexible days/times)
Program Dates: August 1st - 5th (1 week)
Program Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

The total compensation for the University College Pre-College Programs Program Lead position, inclusive of all planning and program time, is $2000.

Program Preparation 
  • Admissions: manage faculty application review process for instructors, review applications, correspond with applicants, administer course changes as necessary 
  • Marketing: review marketing materials, suggest website updates, engage in email and phone outreach to leads/applicants/parents before and during program, participate in social media campaigns, aid in review and approval of marketing materials/assets
  • Hiring/Payroll: engages in recruiting, payment, and related logistics for guest speakers, and instructors/course assistants in collaboration with the UC team. May supervise CAs.  
  • Program Materials Prep: supports course instructor with program logistics such as Canvas, Zoom, resource planning, and other preparation  
  • Program Planning: support course instructor with planning sessions, workshops, course schedule, curriculum, field trips, and opening/closing activities, Curriculum and Programming, Acts as subject matter expert to collaborate with instructor to set the scope and breadth of curriculum, Collaborate with instructor on setting daily schedule and activities, Sectioning students into groups/sessions where necessary, Preparing and directing orientation

Program Planning
  • Scheduling: Sectioning students, organizing schedule, preparing and directing orientation,, organize and run opening and closing activities, Serve as point of contact for any virtual artist talks, or design experiences for student engagement 
  • Orientations and Events: Create/prepare and lead pre-program orientation sessions for staff and classroom assistants, Prepare and orchestrate final celebration virtual event, Assigning and managing classroom assistants as needed, Attend lectures and program events as a backup for any questions or concerns that come up as the programming progresses 
  • Communication: Maintains regular communication with Pre-College program staff throughout the program, Write up a summary email communication for parents
  • Student Management: Takes attendance each morning, Handles all critical student calls during program hours, Serve as a point of contact for students with questions about programming, access, technical needs etc.
  • Marketing Support Coordinate photographer and collaborate with program social ambassador for in-program social media content creation, attend program info sessions and webinars, Ongoing support to document program activities for future use in program marketing
  • Instructor Support: Work with instructor pre-program to review major projects and assure alignment with learning objectives for students, Onboard new educators by reviewing essential questions for the program, Ongoing instructor support throughout the program
Required Qualifications
  • Experience/familiarity with graphic design and Adobe Creative Cloud 
  • Background in arts education
  • Experience designing or implementing curriculum 
  • Experience with program management 
  • Bachelor’s degree 
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience designing online curriculum
  • Experience working with high school students