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Creativity Camp Coordinator

Hyde Park Art Center

Job Title: Creativity Camp Coordinator

To apply: Send a cover letter and resumé to Allison Cochrane, School & Studios Manager, at, with the subject line Camp Coordinator Application 2022.

Deadline: Sunday, April 17


Hyde Park Art Center seeks a Creativity Camp Coordinator to support the robust visual and performance arts programming for youth and leadership development for teens offered through summer-long camp programs. Hyde Park Art Center is a leading visual art institution that uniquely combines the qualities of a community-based organization with those of a nationally recognized exhibitions program and international residency program.

This position is perfect for someone who is looking to expand their professional experience in arts administration or education with a summer position. The Creativity Camp Coordinator works closely with the education staff, teaching artists, teen camp assistants, and campers to provide a safe, nurturing, and high-quality experience for all. Learn more about our camp programs here.

Responsibilities include:

• Manage and coordinate weekly camp program schedules for campers, teaching artists, and studio spaces;

• Manage weekly camp program communications with students and families, and teaching artists;

• Document camp programs, including exhibitions and performances;

• Maintain organization of camp studio spaces, artwork, and materials;

• Support the implementation of COVID-related safety protocols.


• Demonstrated interest in arts education and/or arts administration;

• Demonstrated interest in working with children;

• Ability to work independently and with a team;

• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail;

• Solid written and verbal communication skills;

• COVID-19 vaccination & booster (if/when eligible) required.

Hiring Timeline

• Applications will be accepted through Sunday April 17

• Interviews will take place the week of April 18-22

• Decision will be made by May 1.


• Part-time, temporary, fixed schedule

• Training days in early June; days/times TBD

• June 13 – September 2: Monday – Friday, 7:45am-3:15pm (lunch break 12:30-1:30pm)

• In-person, on-site for full summer schedule as listed above

• Approximately 32 hours per week


• $6000 stipend, to be paid in 4 parts (25% each on June 30, July 29, August 31 and September 15)

Hyde Park Art Center is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workplace. BIPOC/ALAANA folks and people with other marginalized identities are encouraged to apply.

Job Type: Freelance/Contract/Temp
Location: Chicago, IL