Director of Mid-Pacific School of the Arts
Company: Mid-Pacific Institute
Posted on: January 26, 2023
Director of Mid-Pacific School of the Arts Full-time Regular
Honolulu, HI, US *If you are interested in applying for this
position, please download and complete the attached Mid-Pacific
Institute Application Form. This form must be submitted with your
application to be considered for the position.* - JOB -SUMMARY The
Director of the Mid-Pacific School of the Arts (MPSA) acts as a
liaison between the Middle and High School Principal, program
heads, and the faculty. As an outwardly facing role, the Director
of MPSA is responsible for understanding all aspects of the
Mid-Pacific School of The Arts. Therefore, the Director must be an
innovative and forward-thinking leader who can keep the Mid-Pacific
School of the Arts on an upward trajectory without compromising
essential Arts instruction. - ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
-include the following. In addition, other duties may be
- Leads or coordinates MPSA department/collaboration meetings.
- The director is responsible for disseminating information;
facilitating discussion; providing feedback to the appropriate
middle and high school administrative team (department chairs,
curriculum committee, middle and high school principal, and the IB
- Develops long and short-range programmatic plans and programs
(e.g., identifying MPSA-specific support needs; outlining visual
and performing arts programs; integrating adopted curriculum;
staffing, etc.) to realize Mid-Pacific and MPSA objectives.
- Collaborates with various Mid-Pacific departments (e.g.,
principals, theater staff, area performing arts groups, vendors,
colleagues, etc.) to develop curriculum/course modifications,
implement and maintain services and programs and serve as a liaison
and information/process resource.
- Researches various Arts related topics (e.g., new visual arts
and performing arts programs, grant availability, professional
development, etc.) to develop new programs that meet staff training
- Monitor departments' updating of MyPueo assignments and MyPueo
progress reports -
- Communicates with teachers and parents as concerns arise in the
- In coordination with the arts program heads, conducts class
visits with accompanying teacher feedback.
- Completes department head artifacts for evaluation portfolios
for the Arts Program Heads
- Responsible for representing MPSA at admissions, open house,
and other school events.
- Write reports as needed (Board, WASC, IB Program Review,
- Works with the Mid-Pacific Safety Compliance officers to ensure
that all planned activities operate within the safety
- Prepare annual budget proposals and monitor departmental
- Assist the program heads and middle/high school principal in
the hiring of MPSA faculty.
- Work with the program heads and principals to orient new
teachers on departmental and school procedures. -
- Assist the program heads in assigning peer mentors to new MPSA
- Work with the administration on individual department member
discipline and/or action plans.
- The Director of MPSA is expected to represent the Mid-Pacific
School of the Arts department at graduation.
- Attend arts functions, including performances and gallery
- Coordinate and secure the on and off-campus space reservations
for MPSA events.
- Directly responsible for all aspects of ticket sales for
various MPSA events
- Coordinate remodeling and construction efforts for Arts rooms
with all appropriate Mid-Pacific personnel
- Works with the Middle and High School Principal with hiring
contractors as necessary for art functions in conjunction with the
business office and other appropriate Mid-Pacific personnel
- Serves as an instructional leader and maintains an active voice
in the curriculum committee. -
- Submit curriculum proposals to the Curriculum Committee when
appropriate. SCHOOL SAFETY
- Participate in the development of a safe and healthy
- Comply with the instructions given for their own safety and
health and that of others, in adhering to safe work
- Take reasonable care to ensure their own safety and health and
that of others.
- Report any injury, hazard or illness immediately, to their
Supervisor and Human Resources.
- Not place others at risk by any act or omission, not willfully
or recklessly interfere with safety equipment.
- Act as a role model by demonstrating safe work behaviors.
- Identify, assess if necessary, and control hazards within area
- Ensure that equipment/supplies are properly maintained.
- Maintain relevant knowledge of safety laws.
- Mandatory reporting of sexual abuse to law enforcement or child
protective services, and Human Resources. Sexual abuse includes
child molestation, any actual or alleged illegal or otherwise
wrongful sexual conduct with a minor, and serial sexual misconduct,
any actual or alleged illegal or otherwise wrongful sexual conduct
with more than one victim; and committed by or alleged to have been
committed by any perpetrator who is not a student of an included
entity. CULTURAL COMPETENCIES
- Demonstrating Professional Body of Knowledge: - A professional
demonstrates an understanding of practice area knowledge and
appreciates learning more about this practice area and beyond.
- Professional as a Learner : A professional engages in
career-long professional learning and ongoing critical reflection
to identify opportunities for improving leadership, mentoring, and
collaboration. The inherent nature of a professional staff member
is a keen, lifelong passion for learning, and a deep curiosity and
wonder about people, events, and places.
- Fostering Effective Relationships: - A professional builds
positive working relationships with colleagues, other departments,
and the community.
- Establishing an Inclusive Environment: A professional creates a
safe, caring environment that is inclusive of and engaging for
- Professional as a Leader: - A professional seeks leadership
opportunities. QUALIFICATIONS: - A successful candidate must have a
Bachelor's Degree in an Arts related field or relevant leadership
experience. PHYSICAL DEMANDS Our campus consists of multiple
buildings on 44 hilly acres that requires frequent walking,
including uphill and stairs. The individual is required to talk and
hear, often required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to
handle or feel, and to manipulate keys on a keyboard. The employee
may be required to stand, walk, lift and carry approximately 10-15
pounds, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and stoop,
bend, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Requires close vision. MENTAL
DEMANDS Daily must frequently problem solve, make decisions,
interpret data, organize, speak, write, plan, and clearly
communicate. EQUIPMENT USE Telephone, computer, iPad - frequently;
Copier, printers, and other hardware - occasionally WORKING
CONDITIONS Indoor - frequently; Outdoor, Loud Noise, Cold and Hot
Temperatures - occasionally. WORK ENVIRONMENT Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
STATEMENT Mid-Pacific Institute provides equal employment
opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. It
prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard
to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability
status, marital status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other
characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This
policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including
recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff,
recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and
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