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Education Assistant

Roundabout Theatre Company, one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit theatres, seeks an energetic, personable individual to join the company as the Education Assistant.
This person will provide general administrative support for all educational programming and maintain administrative protocols and procedures as they relate to financial recordkeeping, reception and office management.


  • Provide general administrative support for all educational programs
  • Maintain current protocols and procedures as they relate to invoicing, payroll, accounts payable/receivable and record keeping for the education department
  • Create, distribute, and track education department invoices, purchase orders, and accounts payable/receivable for the education department
  • Maintain petty cash for the education department
  • Collect and process Teaching Artist payroll on a weekly basis
  • Provide a bi-weekly report to the Associate Education Director on all financial matters
  • Maintain filing systems
  • Serve as Human Resource liaison for the education department
  • Correspond with Teaching Artists and track attendance at meetings
  • Maintain contact information for education constituents
  • Maintain Education staff and Teaching Artist listings on the Roundabout website
  • Receive, organize, and track Teaching Artist applications
  • Maintain all office equipment, supplies, and education department public spaces
  • Maintain office calendar electronically, including scheduling requests for Director of Education
  • Schedule meetings, take and distribute minutes
  • Participate and contribute to weekly staff meetings and staff professional development events
  • Assist Education Director and Associate Education Director with correspondence with Education Committee
  • Provide education event support including catering scheduling and event set-up/break-down
  • Other duties as assigned

Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience plus 1-2 years of fulltime administrative experience (experience in professional theatre and/or education is a plus).

The ideal candidate will be comfortable interacting with students, educators, parents, artists, and arts education professionals, as well as working in collaborative settings.

Strong organization and communication skills are necessary as well as attention to detail and the ability to prioritize multiple projects.

Expert knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel (including Word, Publisher, Excel and PowerPoint) is required. Knowledge of InDesign, Tessitura, Photoshop, and/or iMovie is a plus.

Flexibility to work occasional evening and weekend hours preferred.


Able to lift 30 lbs with or without reasonable accommodation.

Please forward cover letter in PDF or Word with salary requirements and resume to: – and use code EA0317 in the subject line. No phone calls please.

Roundabout Theatre Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Mission: Roundabout Theatre Company is committed to producing the highest quality theatre with the finest artists, sharing stories that endure, and providing accessibility to all audiences. A not-for-profit company, Roundabout fulfills its mission each season through the production of classic plays and musicals; development and production of new works by established and emerging writers; educational initiatives that enrich the lives of children and adults; and a subscription model and audience outreach programs that cultivate and engage all audiences.