You are currently processing an exchange. Remove Code Cancel Order

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 School Programs

The Education Coordinator is a full-time, year-round position administering the day-to-day operations of Roundabout’s School Partnership programs across New York City’s 5 boroughs. Working as a member of the Teaching and Learning team, this position will be the point person for partner schools and will oversee all communication and logistics of a partnership year.

Education at Roundabout offers programs that use the stimulating power of the arts to inspire and engage. Our goal is to use theatre to promote social equity through three core program areas:

  • Teaching & Learning: Partnerships with students and teachers throughout the five boroughs of New York City
  • Career Training: Career and Workforce development programs for the next generation of dynamic theatre professionals
  • Community Partnerships: connects to our local communities to ensure that Roundabout is welcoming and inclusive to all


Our Teaching & Learning programs (School Partnerships, Roundabout Youth Ensemble, and Professional Development) support students’ social emotional learning and a positive school climate by leveraging Roundabout productions, a theatrical teaching pedagogy, industry exposure, and experiential theatrical projects.

This is some of what the Education Coordinator for School Programs will do:

  • School Partnerships
    • Coordinate the planning and implementation of residency, workshop, and Roundabout field trip activities for 18 to 20 school partners.
    • Collaborate with Teaching Artists, as curricular leads, and school contacts to develop and monitor partnership goals, annual programming, and operating budgets.
    • Coordinate the scheduling of Teaching Artists in residencies and support their partnership with educators.
    • Book partner school ticket orders in Tessitura.
    • Assist in producing onsite events including workshops, Student Matinees, IATSE Hidden Career Path Days, College and Career Readiness Day, Roundabout Youth New Original Works, and others as necessary.
    • Conduct site visits to school partners to observe and monitor partnership progress.
    • Collect, maintain, and review program assessment materials including numerical data and anecdotal feedback.
    • Provide regular updates to Teaching and Learning team, and wider department, about status of school partnership activities.
    • Prepare packets of tickets, seat maps and Upstage Playgoers Guides for education groups, as needed.
  • Professional Development
    • Provide administrative support to teachers and Teaching Artists, including advisement on aligning residency work with National, State, and New York City Learning Standards.
    • Participate in monthly internal professional development sessions with all Education staff.
  • After School
    • Support school partners after school residency programs by ordering materials and attending productions.
    • Support Roundabout Youth Ensemble, as needed.
  • Theatre Access
    • Support additional non-partner school onsite workshops as needed.
  • Career Development
    • Mentor full-time seasonal Teaching and Learning apprentice.
  • Other Program Support
    • Coordinate the photo and video documentation of programming and events.
  • General Office Support
    • Utilize administrative systems to support programs, such as the increased use of the Tessitura database for constituent and program tracking.
    • Work with the department social media taskforce to update Education Instagram.
    • 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 grant proposals and reports as needed.
    • Support education events as necessary.


This is some of what the Education Coordinator for School Programs should bring:

The ideal candidate will be extremely personable and collaborative with excellent interpersonal skills. They will also possess the following:

  • EXPERIENCE, LANGUAGE, SKILLS REQUIRED
    • Highly adaptable in fast moving industry juggling multiple tasks.
    • Knowledgeable on teaching artist practices, and multiple disciplines such as acting, directing, dance, lighting and sound.
    • Understanding of and experience with education system processes.
    • Direct experience managing budgets.
    • Excellent administrative and interpersonal skills.
    • Comfortable cultivating creative entry points for residencies while collaborating with artists and administratives.
    • Excellent time management skills and attention to detail, ability to take initiative and manage multiple tasks.
    • Excellent Computer software skills: Tessitura, Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite (preferred).
    • Fluency in a language other than English, (i.e. Spanish, Mandarin, Arabic) is a plus.


Some evening and weekend work is required. The salary for this position is $45,000 annually plus any overtime.

To apply:

Please forward cover letter in PDF, Word, Google Document format with salary requirements and resume to: jobs@roundabouttheatre.org – and use code ESPC-0322 in the subject line. If you require reasonable accommodation to participate in the interview process, please indicate in your email.  No phone calls please.

As part of our application process, we ask that candidates consider completing a survey. This is voluntary and survey information will be anonymous and kept separate from application materials. Click on the link below to access the survey. 


Roundabout celebrates the power of theatre by spotlighting classics from the past, cultivating new works of the present and educating minds for the future

Read more about Roundabout’s work, culture, and commitment to the future at https://www.roundabouttheatre.org/about/

As a theatre company and a long-standing member of many communities, Roundabout believes in the importance of words, the impact of action, and the healing capacity of shared stories. Read about Roundabout’s social justice process HERE.

To this end, 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.