Cathedral Arts Project – Director of Programs

Posted Jan 05, 2023 JACKSONVILLE, Florida

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Expires Feb 28, 2023


The Director of Programs has primary responsibility for student data analysis and arts education impact research. They are responsible for working collaboratively to prepare, submit and provide qualitative and quantitative data in support of CAP’s strategic objectives. The Director of Programs will support recruitment, retention & evaluation of highly qualified teaching artists and assistants for all CAP program sites and monitor programs to assess markers of quality. The role of the Director of Programs includes personal interactions and collaboration with all departments at CAP as well as external stakeholders including school administrators, families, teaching artists and evaluation partners such as the Duval County Public Schools RED Team, Florida Department of Education, Jacksonville Public Education Fund and others.

Essential duties and responsibilities

Data Tracking & Reporting • Develop, manage and implement program data evaluations, tools and systems to collect, analyze and interpret student growth and quality improvement efforts, as well as drive CAP’s communication and cultivation strategy. • Manage CAP’s online student database, communication and document sharing platform, and provide training for staff, teaching artists and student families. • Maintain secured and organized records of student data and program impact. • Manage CAP data collection and input for grant compliance, including understanding reporting requirements, creating instruments to collect and store data, providing necessary data analysis, and timely reporting for ongoing or ad hoc requests made by Program, Development and/or Marcom teams. • Analyze and synthesize data to drive decision-making. Provide guidance and help build consensus for evaluation-related decision-making. • Utilize learning management system to input student enrollment information, build classes for each quarter, and download reports on student data. • Stay current with required training and partner relationships to access, manage and report data. • Serve as liaison between CAP and DCPS RED Team. Query, analyze and report on CAP student outcomes compared to other students in DCPS from their Statistical Analysis System dashboard annually. • Work with the VP of Programs and Marcom Team to create and disseminate quantitative and qualitative information about CAP programs to external stakeholders. Student & Program Evaluation • Lead the execution of student and program assessments. Ensure the creation, distribution and collection of assessments and any other third-party evaluation tools in conjunction with the Program Team. • Coordinate, record and analyze surveys of students, families, teaching artists, principals and other site administrators in order to evaluate student programs. • Ensure compliance with student data laws, policies, and procedures. Properly maintain student data in accordance with the MOU between CAP and DCPS, as well as other partners. Student Programs Oversight • Monitor programs to assess markers of quality and provide support as needed to deliver excellence in instruction and increase the impact on students. • Ensure all teaching artists and assistants adhere to outlined expectations for providing a high standard pedagogy in their respective disciplines, including adequate preparation of students for annual showcase performances and exhibitions. • Work with the VP of Programs to ensure CAP hiring, training and other HR policies and procedures are updated as needed. • Work with the VP of Programs to recruit and retain highly qualified teaching artists and classroom assistants for all CAP program sites. • Work with the Director of Administration, VP of Finance & Administration and Program Manager to ensure employment records are up to date; certify teaching artists, fellows and classroom assistants are properly onboarded, trained and participating in professional development opportunities as available to maintain rigor within the classroom. Direct Service Programs • Provide additional support for all CAP direct service programs and collaborate with other members of the Program Team to ensure overall program success. This may include staffing program events, attending student performances and exhibitions and distributing and collecting classroom supplies. • Distribute and collect student and teaching artist materials from program sites throughout the year including attendance, assessments, surveys, and supplies. • Assist in planning, development and execution of the Visual and Performing Arts Showcases. Other • Attend all full staff, Program Team and cross departmental meetings, in addition to board and committee meetings when appropriate, and provide regular updates relating to student and program data. • Assist as needed with annual events, including Spring for the Arts and the CAP Golf Tournament. • Champion CAP culture and model CAP’s core values to color outside the lines, sing out loud, maintain your creative spark and inspire every child’s creative spirit. • Carry out other duties as requested in support of strategic goals.


• Ability to manage processes, deadlines and budgets while adhering to the policies and procedures of the organization • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information • Ability to be proactive and flexible, problem-solve and show initiative with all projects related to this position • Excellent verbal, listening and written communication skills • High attention to detail • Proven ability to work effectively both independently and in a team-based environment • Strong organizational and time management skills • Commitment to CAP’s vision, goals and values

Education and Experience

• At least two years of experience working in either education leadership, non-profit administration, program evaluation or data analysis • Bachelor’s degree in a related field • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint) to produce high quality reports, presentations and other documents • Must pass official Level 2 background screening as outlined by Florida state law. • Commitment to CAP’s vision, goals and core values.

Salary/Salary Range

• Position is a full-time exempt role with a salary range of $60,000 - $65,000, commensurate with experience. • Position is eligible for annual merit increase of up to 6% and annual performance bonus up to 3%. • Travel to program sites is eligible for reimbursement at standard IRS rate, subject to approval. • Medical (PPO or HMO), dental and vision insurance available after 30 days, with CAP covering 75% of the costs of individual medical insurance • Opportunity to participate in organization’s 403(b) retirement savings plan • Generous paid time off, including 21 PTO days, 24 paid holidays and a flexible, family-friendly schedule • Paid parking in a central downtown location • Tenured benefit opportunities including professional development, personal wellness credits, student loan and tuition savings assistance, and paid parental leave

How to Apply

Submit a cover letter and resumé in confidence to


Cathedral Arts Project


Luisa Reis | Email