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CAC Youth Department Assistant Program Coordinator

Columbia, MD, USA Req #111
Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Columbia Association, headquartered in Howard County, Maryland, is known for engaging our diverse community, cultivating a unique sense of place, and enhancing the quality of life in Columbia, Maryland, all thanks to the efforts of our remarkable team members.
If you share in our passion for teamwork and our vision, we want you to fast-forward your career with us at Columbia Association.

CA offers a positive and fun work environment; competitive pay; and a generous benefits package, including health, dental, and vision coverage; 401(k) retirement saving plan with CA contributing 6% of the team member’s salary and more if eligible.

Under the supervision of the Youth and Daytime Program Coordinator, the Youth Department Assistant Program Coordinator is responsible for researching, developing, implementing, planning, and coordinating lesson plans for School’s Out and other art education events. 

This role also involves planning and coordinating Columbia Art Center’s art parties and assisting with promotional events for youth ages 5-18 in accordance with Columbia Art Center’s Youth Programs philosophy, policies, procedures, and operations — exercising responsible professional judgment and technical skill.


  • Minimum of one year of full-time experience in a supervisory or administrative capacity in a community arts organization or educational program.

  • Experience in planning and coordinating recreational activities such as games, sports, arts and crafts, social events and special events.  

  • Well-networked in the local community.

  • Must have the ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and to quickly move from one activity to another, as needed.

  • Must be willing to work unconventional hours, attend community meetings and events at the facilities on evenings and weekends.

  • Must possess skills in the areas of analytical thinking, consensus building, empowerment, strategic thinking, and constructively dealing with conflict.

Columbia Association is an equal employment opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to the following legally protected characteristics: race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military/veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal law. EOE/ADA.

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  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Columbia, MD, USA