Supervisor - Visual and Performing Arts

Job | Posted 5 months ago
Employment Type
Grade Levels
Base Salary
$67,124 - $118,361 per YEAR
Start Date
Position Areas
Fine Arts
School District/Cooperative


GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB The Supervisor of Visual and Performing Arts is responsible for the planning and implementation of district-wide Music, Theatre, Visual, and Dance curriculum. This position also oversees all arts related community partnerships and supports co-curricular arts activities.


Formulates goals consistent with the school division’s philosophy and policies.

Designs, coordinates implementation, and monitors a comprehensive Fine Arts program for Grades K-12. Monitors Save the Music Programs to ensure grant requirements are fulfilled.

Oversees the coordination of all arts related community partners and programs.

Tracks and monitors student enrollment in all arts programs.

Presents and prepares annual reports to the School Board and other stakeholders.

Selects and assists in the hiring process of all arts staff.

Assists building principals with appropriate scheduling for Fine Arts staff.

Ensures itinerate fine arts staff has appropriate travel, planning, and lunch time in schedule.

Coordinates and plans professional development and staff development activities for Fine Arts Staff.

Monitors and participates in professional development and meetings at the State and National level.

Develops and manages Fine Arts Budget for the District, including capital improvements for performance spaces.

Oversees all contracts relating to instrument and arts equipment maintenance.

Makes necessary arrangements for transporting participants to scheduled arts events.

Maintains District Calendar for Arts Events.

Ensures the promotion of the Fine Arts Programs.

Facilitates arts equipment movement and riser inspection.

Oversees the maintenance of middle and high school performing spaces (Auditoriums, Black Box Theatres, and Dance Studios).

Schedules and coordinates yearly maintenance for middle and high school performance spaces.

Coordinates training for auditorium light and sound system for appropriate staff.


The duties of the Supervisor of Visual and Performing Arts will have been satisfactorily performed when the evaluation of this person is at standard or above on the applicable Performance Appraisal Criteria.

RCPS offers a competitive salary and a rich, affordable benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, and retirement benefits.

RCPS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs and activities.


Bachelor’s degree in music, theater, visual arts with 3 to 5 years as a fine arts teacher. Master’s degree preferred in educational leadership or arts administration.


Physical Requirements: Must be physically able to operate a variety of equipment including computers, copiers, etc. Must be physically able to operate a motor vehicle. Must be able to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to lift, carry, push, and pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Light Work usually requires walking or standing to a significant degree.

Data Conception: Requires the ability to compare and/or judge the readily observable, functional, structural or composite characteristics (whether similar or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people or things.

Interpersonal Communication: Requires the ability to speak and/or signal people to convey or exchange information. Includes giving instructions, assignments or directions to subordinates or assistants.

Language Ability: Requires the ability to read a variety of correspondence, reports, forms, billing statements, etc. Requires the ability to prepare correspondence, reports, forms, evaluations, budgets, purchase orders, etc., using prescribed formats and conforming to all rules of punctuation, grammar, diction, and style. Requires the ability to speak before groups of people with poise, voice control and confidence.

Intelligence: Requires the ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagrammatic form; and to deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to record and deliver information, to explain procedures, to follow oral and written instructions. Must be able to communicate effectively and efficiently in standard English.

Numerical Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize mathematical formulas; to add and subtract; multiply and divide; utilize decimals and percentages; and to apply the principles of descriptive statistics and statistical inference.

Form/Spatial Aptitude: Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width and shape.

Motor Coordination: Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes rapidly and accurately in using office equipment.

Manual Dexterity: Requires the ability to handle a variety of items such as office equipment and hand tools. Must have minimal levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.

Color Discrimination: Does not require the ability to differentiate between colors and shades of color.

Interpersonal Temperament: Requires the ability to deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions. Must be adaptable to performing under stress and when confronted with emergency situations.

Physical Communication: Requires the ability to talk and hear: (Talking: expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words. Hearing: perceiving nature of sounds by ear.) Must be able to communicate via telephone. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Thorough knowledge of music, visual arts, dance, theatre, and other arts related curriculum, as well as co-curricular and extra-curricular programs, technical knowledge regarding instruments and arts equipment maintenance, knowledge performing space maintenance; strong organizational skills, ability to promote arts program and supervise day and after school arts related activities.


The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job.

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Roanoke City Public Schools

40 Douglass Ave NW , Roanoke, VA 24012

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Roanoke City Public Schools

40 Douglass Ave NW , Roanoke, VA 24012

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $11,724

% ELL Students


State Average: 9%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 14.22

% IEP Students


State Average: 13%



State Average: 801