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Education Coordinator for the Roundabout Youth Ensemble

SUMMARY


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 Coordinator for the Roundabout Youth Ensemble.
 
The Education Coordinator is a full-time, year-round position administrating the Roundabout Youth Ensemble programs in collaboration with the School Programs Manager; maintaining relationships with ensemble members, school, and community partners; supporting new program development; casting teaching artists; and scheduling support of the RYE artistic process.
 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 
Youth Ensemble
  • Support all aspects of Roundabout Youth Ensemble from logistical to production related
  • Create and track all assessment documents for Roundabout Youth Ensemble
  • Track expenses for all Roundabout Youth Ensemble activities, theatre workshops, hospitality, etc.
  • Support Alumni programs
  • In coordination with fellow Education Staff members, book new work and foster partnerships with teachers, principals and other school-based staff.
  • Assist Teaching Artists with various programming needs and concerns.
  • Contribute to grant reports
  • Collect data, work samples and photographs for final report.
  • Create, maintain, and update all marketing materials Roundabout Youth Ensemble programming and events in coordination with Roundabout’s Marketing department
  • Coordinate the planning and implementation of ensemble, on and off-site workshop and Ensemble Days.
  • Collaborate with Teaching Artists and school contacts to develop and monitor program goals and operating budgets, collaborate with Teaching Artists, RTC Staff, school administration, teachers and community partners to establish goals and learning aims.
  • Book Roundabout Youth Ensemble ticket orders in Tessitura
  • Liaise with RTC Staff to ensemble theatre visits
  • Observe and monitor program progress, assesses needs and implements changes to programming ad hoc.
  • Collect, maintain, and review program assessment materials
  • Conduct regular observations of Teaching Artists
  • Collaborate with RTC Staff, school administration and teachers to establish and implement partnership goals and learning aims
  • Update School Program Manager regularly
  • Uphold the standards of Education and Community Partnerships and the Theatrical Teaching Framework in the classroom
  • Create and disseminate school year RYE calendar including field trip and participant details
Other Program Support
  • Monitor Teaching Artist payroll for associated programs
  • Coordinate the photo and video documentation of programming and events
  • Assist Staff and Teaching Artists with various programming concerns
  • Liaise with Roundabout’s archivist to maintain a library of photo and video documentation
  • Represent Roundabout at arts education conferences, workshops, and annual DOE Partnership Fair
  • Support the planning and implementation of IATSE Hidden Career Path Days
General Office Support
  • Utilize administrative systems to support programs, such as the increased use of the Tessitura database for constituent and program tracking
  • Coordinate with Education Data and PD Coordinator to provide financial, curricular, and statistical reports for internal and external purposes
  • Collect data, work samples, and photographs for final reports
  • Contribute to development of protocols and procedures for tracking data
  • Contribute to grant proposals and reports as needed
  • Coordinate and support annual Student Theatre Arts Festival
  • Support education events as necessary
  • And other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

 
The ideal candidate will be extremely personable and collaborative with excellent interpersonal skills and a roll up your sleeves and get it done attitude. They will also possess the following:
 
  1. EDUCATION BA or equivalent work experience
  1. EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
    1. Minimum of 2 years of professional work experience
    2. Experience working with a broad range of partners in a variety of communities; particularly with a strong understanding of social justice and an ability to engage respectfully with individuals from historically under-represented communities.
    3. A general knowledge of all aspects of professional theatre is required
    4. Knowledge of NYC DOE schools a plus
    5. Excellent administrative and interpersonal skills
    6. Comfortability interacting with students, educators, parents, artists, and arts education professionals
    7. A strong team spirit and willingness to adapt to new and changing programming
    8. Excellent time management skills and attention to detail, ability to take initiative and manage multiple tasks
    9. Excellent Computer software skills: Tessitura, Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite (preferred)
    10. Fluency in a language other than English, (i.e. Spanish, Mandarin, Arabic) is a plus
  2. PHYSICAL DEMANDS
    1. Able to lift 30 lbs
    2. Some weekend and evening hours required

TO APPLY

 
Please forward cover letter in PDF or Word with salary requirements and resume to: jobs@roundabouttheatre.org – and use code ECRYE-0818 in the subject line. No phone calls please.
 
Mission: Roundabout Theatre Company celebrates the power of theatre by spotlighting classics from the past, cultivating new works of the present, and educating minds for the future.
 
Roundabout Theatre Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to represent individuals from all walks of life in its workforce. We want our employment community to be a representation of the diverse world we live in. As such, we strongly encourage people from underrepresented groups to apply, and we ensure that every candidate who applies for a position at Roundabout Theatre Company is treated equally and fairly without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status and any other factor prohibited by law.  We believe diversity in our teammates is paramount to our success as a not-for-profit theatre serving all communities in New York.