Education Director Position

The Arts Center is seeking an Education Director provide support and customer service for Arts Center patrons and events. The position is based at the Arts Center office in Camden, SC and hours are Monday through Friday 10:00am – 5:00pm with additional evening and weekend events or performances as needed. During June, hours are subject to change to accommodate the Arts Arising Program. This position reports to the Executive Director and is responsible for the duties including but not limited to the following:



  • Develop classes and curriculum based on community requests/needs and in conjunction with Arts Center programming. Class schedule is Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters.
  • Coordinate educational programs at events.
  • Develop a process for soliciting instructor resumes, conducting interviews, and designing classes and requirements to align with the Arts Center budget and goals.
  • Maintain class database.
  • Oversee the scheduling/space utilization of classes.
  • Coordinate Marketing – Work with Marketing Director to promote classes. Provide class information to the Marketing Director at least 3.5 months in advance to the start of the first class for each semester.


Program Management

  • Monitor class registrations and coordinate with instructors any necessary changes and/or adjustments (i.e. cancellations, reimbursements, and notifications)
  • Supervise facility use (i.e. care, opening, and locking up)
  • Order/monitor levels of materials/supplies/equipment as needed for classes.
  • Monitor classes and provide instructors with assistance if needed.
  • Determine and coordinate custodial requirements and lock up procedures.
  • Create and implement emergency procedures for classes and productions.
  • Host an instructor informational meeting before each semester to review instructor guidelines and emergency procedures.
  • Provide class rosters before the start of each class.


Arts Arising

  • Coordinate with school district representative to design, plan, and implement the program.
  • Assist school district with auditions and screening.
  • Register all participants.
  • Hire and manage the faculty, artists, and volunteers.
  • Host a Parent Orientation and provide a Parent Guide and Parent Forms.
  • Create and update video to instruct parents about the program each year.
  • Purchase and manage supplies and equipment.
  • Design, purchase, and distribute t-shirts.
  • ·Plan, host, and manage the Open House and Showcase events.


Arts in Education

  • Serve as a liaison to the school district and assist with bringing art and artists to Kershaw County schools or the schools to productions at the Arts Center of Kershaw County.
  • Represent the Arts Center of Kershaw County at school events.
  • Meet with school district to coordinate the Arts Center’s role and provide support during Youth Arts Month.


Additional Duties

  • Represent the Arts Center at community events. Provide educational activities as needed.
  • Update staff at weekly meetings on education activities.
  • Make and maintain connections with artist in various disciplines and occupations via affiliates, school district, theatres, and other arts venues in the Midlands and other areas of South Carolina.
  • Make and maintain connections with families of Kershaw County in order to know how best to serve them with programming and events.
  • Maintain good relationships with board members and staff of the Arts Center and provide them with all class programming and events.
  • Provide assistance wherever necessary at Arts Center events.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Administration, Arts Management, Arts Administration or related field or a minimum of four (4) years of experience to include: supervising a team of instructors and developing educational curriculum.
  • Accomplished in Microsoft Office Suite with excellent skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Strong customer relations, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to think independently and make good decisions.
  • Ability to deal effectively and efficiently with multiple tasks, multiple people, interruptions, and ever-changing priorities.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with non-profit management.
  • Knowledge of Arts Center Canvas software or other Arts Center software


Working Conditions

Work is done primarily in an office but requires some outside work dependent upon events, rentals, etc.

About Us
The Arts Center of Kershaw County is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization established in 1974 and headquartered in Camden SC. The mission of the Arts Center is to create an environment that promotes artistic and cultural experiences and provides superior educational, instructional and entertainment opportunities that elevate and enrich the community for all residents of Kershaw County and beyond.

How to Apply
Please apply through our LinkedIn job posting here.