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If you are interested in becoming involved with Wide Angle Youth Media but do not see a position that is a good fit for you, please know we are also always looking to connect with potential guest artists and volunteers or interns.

WE’RE HIRING!
Part Time Lead Instructor (BSO)
Part Time Assistant Instructor (BSO)
Part Time Assistant Instructor (YPTE)

PART TIME LEAD MEDIA INSTRUCTOR – Middle School Programming


Wide Angle Youth Media is currently hiring outgoing and team-oriented Lead Instructors to facilitate our weekly Baltimore Speaks Out Program. Wide Angle Youth Media is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides Baltimore youth with media education to tell their own stories and become engaged with their communities. The Baltimore Speaks Out Program is an after school program comprised of approximately 15 students aged 10-15 from Baltimore City schools. Throughout the spring semester, students in the Baltimore Speaks Out Program meet twice a week to learn video production, photography, critical thinking, and leadership skills while engaging in their communities. These are part time positions that last throughout the academic year of approximately 12-15 hours per week.

In addition to facilitating the workshop, the LEAD INSTRUCTOR is responsible for the following:

  • Working with students to produce and complete a short video that will be screened at the end of the program.
  • Post-production work will be required.
  • Reviewing curriculum and communicating with the assistant instructor before and during each class.
  • Oversee the Supper Program by serving food to students and keeping track of reporting paperwork as necessary.
  • Making recruitment presentations in the community.
  • Participating in weekly meetings to discuss classroom progress and review curriculum with the Program Manager.
  • Organizing production field trips, a recruitment event, and a closing ceremony event.
  • Acting as an advocate and leader in recruitment and community outreach to create awareness of the program.
  • Completing daily reports after each class, keeping track of attendance and paperwork, and other administrative tasks as assigned.
  • Participating in weekly staff meetings.

 

The following skills are required for the LEAD INSTRUCTOR position:

  • Advanced experience with video production, video editing, photography, lighting, and audio recording.
  • Previous experience facilitating/teaching K-12 aged youth.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with citizens, staff, parents, young people, volunteers, and community groups.
  • Familiarity with basic computer operations: email, word-processing, spreadsheets, and basic graphics.
  • Event planning skills are a plus.
  • Enthusiasm and passion for mentoring others and making change in communities.
  • A vehicle is required for this position.

How to apply:

  • Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a link to your online media portfolio to
    info@wideanglemedia.org. Qualified applicants will be invited to interview on a rolling basis, only candidates selected for an interview will be notified, all finalists must complete a finger print background check.
  • Wide Angle Youth Media is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or handicap, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, citizenship status, service member status, genetic information, union affiliation or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

PART TIME ASSISTANT INSTRUCTOR – The Baltimore Speaks Out Program


Wide Angle Youth Media is currently hiring outgoing and team-oriented Assistant Instructors. Through media arts education, Wide Angle Youth Media cultivates and amplifies the voices of Baltimore youth to engage audiences across generational, cultural, and social divides. Our programs inspire creativity and instill confidence in young people, empowering them with skills to navigate school, career, and life. Throughout the semester, students in Wide Angle Youth Media programming meet twice a week to learn video production, photography, critical thinking, and leadership skills while engaging in their communities. These are part time positions that last throughout the academic year of approximately 12 hours per week.

The ASSISTANT INSTRUCTOR is responsible for the following:

  • Reviewing curriculum before each class with the lead instructor.
  • During class, lead small groups, assist lead instructor with all classroom activities, help with set-up and clean-up.
  • Post-production work will be required.
  • Assisting with the Supper Program by serving food to students and keeping track of reporting paperwork as necessary.
  • Plan and teach at least one lesson plan each semester.
  • Assist in organizing production field trips, family night and closing ceremony events.
  • Various administrative tasks as assigned.
  • Acting as an advocate and leader in recruitment and community outreach to create awareness of the program.

The following skills are required for the ASSISTANT INSTRUCTOR position:

  • Previous experience with video production and advanced editing skills.
  • Previous experience working with K-12 aged youth.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with citizens, staff, volunteers, and community groups.
  • Familiarity with basic computer operations: email, word-processing, spreadsheets, and basic graphics. Illustrator and/or Photoshop experience preferred.
  • Enthusiasm and passion for mentoring others and making change in communities.
  • A vehicle is highly recommended for this position.

How to apply:

  • Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a link to your online media portfolio to
    info@wideanglemedia.org. Qualified applicants will be invited to interview on a rolling basis, only candidates selected for an interview will be notified, all finalists must complete a finger print background check.
  • Wide Angle Youth Media is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or handicap, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, citizenship status, service member status, genetic information, union affiliation or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

PART-TIME ASSISTANT INSTRUCTOR – Youth Photography Traveling Exhibition


Wide Angle Youth Media is currently hiring an outgoing, team-oriented and organized Part-Time Assistant Instructor to support the YPTE Coordinator in facilitating the Youth Photography Traveling Exhibition program. Wide Angle Youth Media is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides Baltimore youth with media education to tell their own stories and become engaged with their communities. Each YPTE workshop includes one 4-hour session or two 2-hour sessions of 10-15 students at schools and community organizations throughout Baltimore. During the sessions, students learn introductory photography and portraiture to create a collaborative portrait that showcases a unique aspect of their character. After the workshops, the Assistant will help the Coordinator to oversee outreach and public display opportunities at local farmer’s markets, galleries and other venues. This is a part-time position that lasts through July 31st , 2017 and includes an average of 8 – 10 hours per week in teaching, administrative, coordinating, and post-production work.

In addition to co-facilitating the workshop, the ASSISTANT COORDINATOR is responsible for the following:

  • Networking and coordinating with schools and community organizations to prepare for the workshops and establish new partnerships; tracking attendance and paperwork for each student and other administrative tasks as assigned.
  • Preparing curriculum and communicating with any assistants or volunteers in the classroom prior to each workshop.
  • Organizing, labeling, and editing (when necessary) student photography after each workshop and preparing images for distribution by overseeing printing, framing, labeling, presenting artist statements, etc.
  • When relevant, assisting Program Director and Director of Communications and Development in securing additional funding/grants to expand program
  • Coordinating distribution, publication and public presentation of images at local farmer’s markets, galleries, restaurants and other venues; being responsible for installation at all sites
  • Participating in weekly staff meetings with WAYM staff and WAYM Program Manager

The following skills are required for the ASSISTANT INSTRUCTOR position:

  • Experience with teaching photography to middle and/or high school students
  • Proficiency in photography editing software, including Photoshop or Light Room
  • Ability to communicate effectively with citizens, staff, parents, young people, volunteers, and community groups of diverse backgrounds
  • Organizational skills and event planning
  • Familiarity with basic computer operations: email, word-processing, spreadsheets, and basic graphics.
  • Enthusiasm and passion for mentoring others and making change in communities.
  • Consistent and reliable transportation is required for this position.

How to apply:

  • Please submit a cover letter and resume to info@wideanglemedia.org. Only applicants selected for an interview will be notified, all finalists must complete a finger print background check.
  • Wide Angle Youth Media is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or handicap, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, citizenship status, service member status, genetic information, union affiliation or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.