Athenaeum Library employment



School of the Arts and Arts Education Director 


20 hours a week, salary, plus selected benefits


The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, a historic, unique, non-profit cultural institution in La Jolla, seeks a School of the Arts and Arts Education Director by mid-April.


This position is responsible for all aspects of the non-accredited School of the Arts at two studio locations, in La Jolla and at the Athenaeum Art Center in Logan Heights. Both schools have been in operation for 30 and 20 years respectively, have a great faculty and a loyal following.


Responsibilities include:


Faculty development, hiring of new faculty, contracts and compensations

Curriculum, scheduling classes, workshops and summer programs

Overseeing classroom maintenance, purchasing new equipment as necessary

Production of quarterly school brochure

Interaction with and registration of students

Organizing and installing of annual student art school

Working with Executive Director on annual budget Art outreach program in local schools


Required Skills: Degree in art, art history or art education. Several years of museum or art education experience preferred. Good writing skills, computer skills in photoshop and indesign. Interpersonal and management skills. Occasional evening or week-end working hours.


Please submit resume and cover letter to Erika Torri, Joan & Irwin Jacobs Executive Director, 1008 Wall Street, La Jolla, CA 92037 or


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