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Changing the world can be fun!

We’re a fast-growing, innovative, higher education institution. We serve tens of thousands of art teachers (and as a consequence, millions of students) around the world and we’re looking for inspiring and motivated team members who can help us put a big dent in the universe. If you’re ready to work with other motivated team members, and you’d like a rewarding challenge, review our open positions, below!

★ Controller

The Art of Education University (AOEU) is seeking a Controller to join our rapidly growing institution.  This individual will play a key role as a member of our growing Finance Team engaging with and overseeing payroll processes, institutional asset tracking, the production and maintenance of financial reports and account records, the development of a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhancing the accuracy of the institution’s reported financial results, and ensuring reported results comply with generally accepting accounting principles that adhere to both state and federal regulations.

★ Director of Curriculum and Assessment

We believe a good curriculum is rigorous.  It’s relevant.  It’s engaging.  It’s built for the working art teacher – no fluff, no busywork.  Our courses don’t need to be the most difficult, they need to be the most practical for the working art teacher and insanely applicable to the art classroom.  We’re all about less theory, more tools.  Think instructional tools.  Hands-on learning.  Process boards.  Our ultimate goal is for art teachers to use their coursework in the art room.  Our courses should enhance their day-to-day professional life.  [Full-time, Salary, Remote]

★ Adjunct Graduate Instructor

Due to rapid institutional growth, the Art of Education University (AOEU) is seeking new online Adjunct Graduate Instructors.  A Ph.D., Ed.D. or Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) is required for consideration.  Adjunct Graduate Instructors play a key role in providing a world-class learning experience to our students–primarily professional K-12 art educators.  This role involves providing inspiring instruction and engaging facilitation/discussion, in addition to fair assessment and evaluation of student work.  [Part-Time Exempt, Remote]

★ Curriculum Content Expert

Are you a self-proclaimed curriculum ‘nerd’? Do you enjoy coming up with new lesson ideas, resources, and assessments for your own classroom? Increase your impact beyond your own classroom walls as an AOEU content expert! We are looking for individuals to produce original lessons (we’ll send you a professional light kit to make your work shine!) resources, and assessments based upon your unique interests and skills! We will look at all applications on a rolling basis as we need new content. [Project Based, Contracted, Remote]

★ PRO Content Producer

Art Ed PRO is the only subscription professional learning platform just for art teachers! PRO is currently used for PD in hundreds of school districts nationwide. Let your unique ideas be heard by art teachers all around the country! We are always looking for new voices and faces in PRO, as new content is released monthly as part of the platform. PRO Producers will have a professional videography team and an AOEU leader come to their area to film. Must be comfortable on video. We will look at applications on a rolling basis as we need new producers. [Project Based, Contracted, Remote]

 ★ Magazine Writer

The AOEU Magazine serves over a half-million visitors each month. We’re the most widely read art education resource in the world. Make your voice heard, share your ideas. Become an AOEU Writer. At this time, we are not actively looking for new writers. However, you may still submit an application. We will look at all applications on file next time we have an opening. [Part-Time, Contracted, Remote]

 ★ Conference Presenter

Art Ed NOW is an amazing twice-annual online conference attended by more than 4,000 art teachers annually. This event features some of the most brilliant minds and innovative ideas in Art Ed. Apply here to present. [Contracted, Single-Event, Remote]

What’s it like to be on the AOEU team?

Building new things and improving the world is hard work, but it’s also a whole lot of fun! Meet the AOEU Family.

Our Team Pillars


Adult Culture

AOEU team members are trusted to do great work. Feedback is a gift. We give and receive feedback in real time and using Radical Candor—Caring Deeply and Challenging Directly. We are high functioning teams who talk to each other, not about each other. We enjoy the positive intellectual challenge of great ideas and great execution.

Bias for Action

AOEU team members have bias for action. We carry out the “See it. Own it. Solve it. Do it.” cycle successfully in both small tasks and large projects. Our team is fiercely determined to move projects forward with passion and perseverance. We know how to prioritize action items for the betterment of the mission. When in doubt, ask for forgiveness, not permission.

Pace and Change

In order to continually deliver on it’s mission, AOEU is always reinventing itself. The mission does not change, but the way we reach it will. Team members are flexible and adaptable to the fast-paced culture and do so efficiently and effectively. We work together to clarify our thinking, move goals forward and prioritize projects.

Abundance Mentality

Your success is my success. Team members focus on what we have (abundance) versus what we don’t (scarcity). We assume the best intentions in each other. We lift each other up and celebrate our team successes. We rally for the betterment of the mission.

Lifelong Learner

Team members have a growth mindset. We have never ‘arrived.’ We are experts in our own area and constantly strive for growth and breadth in other areas. We utilize the Lifelong Learning Fund to grow our skill set. Learning is both formal and informal and is shared with the team for all to benefit.

Pro Business

We believe business is a powerful way to impact the world. The more value we add to a greater number of art teachers, the closer we will be to fulfilling our mission. We are not a public school and we are not a cutthroat business entity. We are a unique hybrid institution paving our way to achieve growth and positive impact.

Whole Person

Success in all aspects of your life strengthens your work. Burnout helps no one. Successful human beings find ways to navigate the flexible work environment by balancing their work, availability, and personal lives, while keeping communication open with friends, family, and colleagues.

Communication

As a remote team, our work is flexible, and so is our communication. We transparently share our work, communicate and collaborate across platforms. We proactively pick up the phone or meet in person to form connections.



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