LT is looking for a program manager who will champion creativity and the arts as a development pathway by leading programs that will enthuse and engage the youth of Hawaii.
Lili‘uokalani Trust (LT) is a private operating foundation founded in 1909, for the benefit of orphaned and destitute children with preference given to Native Hawaiian children. The Trust serves approximately 10,000 children annually through direct services statewide, and reaches thousands more through collaborations with community partners.
TITLE: Youth Arts Program Manager
FLSA STATUS: Exempt, Full-Time
LOCATION: Honolulu, HI
The Youth Arts Program Manager oversees LTʻs arts program initiatives and directs creative youth development activities, including exploratory arts programs, artist residencies, summer arts programs, special arts projects, and related public arts programs and publications. As a senior program member, the Program Manager champions creativity and the arts as a youth development pathway by leading programs that enthuse and engage kamali`i, families, and the community.
The three main areas of focus are: 1) articulating and positioning the unique role of LT in supporting creative arts pathways for Native Hawaiian youth; 2) designing, planning, and directing LT arts programs; 3) overseeing the institutional infrastructure for the arts, which includes informing the development of creative spaces for youth and family programming. Working with LT leadership, the program committee, national advisors, and key external partners, the Program Manager is responsible for advancing creative youth development programs to foster creativity, self-efficacy, positive self-image, and self-expression of LT kamali`i through the arts.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Arts Administration, or a related creative arts field.
- MA/MFA, Arts Management or an equivalent combination of education and work experience preferred, with a minimum of five years experience in arts education, art productions, or arts administration.
- Valid driver’s license, clean driver’s abstract, and valid no-fault insurance required.
- First Aid and CPR/AED certification preferred.