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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 Manager, Teaching Artists.

The Education Manager, Teaching Artists will collaborate closely with the entire education department to supervise the roster of Teaching Artists and manage our internal professional learning programs. This is a permanent full-time position in our midtown office. 


Internal Professional Development

  • Produce staff and teaching artist training “Labs” in collaboration with department directors, administrative staff, and teaching artists. Labs take place monthly with two multi-day intensive sessions in the fall and winter.
  • Collaborate with program directors to manage programming budget, calendar, and communication.
  • Collaborate with Education staff to ensure programs are represented on Education at Roundabout’s social media.
  • Liaise with special guests for programming, including external partners, Roundabout artists, and Roundabout staff.
  • Manage program assessment and reporting, as needed.
  • Coordinate program materials and catering, as needed.
  • As needed, facilitate and host workshops, events, and institutes. 


Teaching Artists Supervision and Support

  • Manage Teaching Artist recruitment and hiring process.
  • Revise, implement, and track Teaching Artist onboarding and mentoring processes in collaboration with department program directors.
  • Collaborate with program directors to codify equitable policies and practices relating to Teaching Artists.
  • Liaise with and support teaching artists navigating company systems, software, and policies.
  • System Administrator for TA Time Tracking software.
  • Support the processing of weekly teaching artist payroll.
  • Support the tracking of all documentation processes for TAs, including the completion and submission of curriculum maps, lesson plans, reports, etc.
  • Regularly report on progress of teaching artist projects & distribution of work.
  • Assist with logistics of Teaching Artist Observations & Annual Performance Assessments.
  • Utilize Tessitura to track TA onboarding and work assignments.
  • Develop, review (and respond, when necessary) to Teaching Artist Impact Reports. 


Support to External Professional Development

  • Support workshops, events, and institutes in collaboration with Teaching & Learning staff.
  • Design and implement curriculum and pedagogical resources in collaboration with Education Staff & Teaching Artists.
  • Communicate with teaching artists, school representatives, external clients, and Roundabout staff via phone, email, and in-person meetings to administer programming. 



  • Ensure photo and video documentation of programming and events.
  • Provide support to Education Staff to produce and staff department events including IATSE Hidden Career Path Days, College and Career Readiness Days, Student Matinees, etc.
  • Represent Roundabout at arts education conferences, workshops, Annual DOE Partnership Fair, and other events.



  • 5+ years of experience required in the field of arts administration or arts education – experience coordinating Professional Development programs and/or experience as a teaching artist a plus.
  • Strong administrative and interpersonal skills.
  • A general knowledge of all aspects of professional theatre.
  • Knowledge of NYC schools.
  • Experience writing or contributing to grant applications is a plus.
  • Computer software skills: Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, Tessitura, CRM, Form Assembly.
  • Comfortable interacting with students, educators, parents, artists, and arts education professionals.
  • Multilingual skills a plus.
  • Able to lift 20 lbs. with or without reasonable accommodation.


The salary range for this role is $58,500 to $64,000 annually. Competitive benefits package offered. 



Roundabout’s Education Offices are located on the 3rd Floor of the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre, 111 W. 46th Street. An elevator is available for the majority of the time, however, there are times that the elevator is not available. The general schedule is Monday-Friday 10am-6pm with some weekend and evening hours required.



Please forward cover letter in PDF or Word format and resume to: and use code EMTA-0923 in the subject line. If you require reasonable accommodation to participate in the interview process, please indicate in your email. No phone calls please. 

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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.