Writers’ Theatre is accepting applications for the position of EDUCATION OUTREACH COORDINATOR. Ideal applicant has a background in arts education, teaching artist work and experience in a performing arts institution. The Education Outreach Coordinator reports to the Director of Education and supports in all areas of the Education Department.
- Coordinates The MLK Project: The Fight for Civil Rights touring show:
- Reaches out to schools and organizations to book performances
- Maintains tour according to Equity guidelines
- Meets education and budget goals
- Accompanies tour to schools every day in January-February; serves as tour liaison and facilitates all post-show discussions
- Assists in administering programs on and off-site (school site visits, assisting in PD days and trainings at schools, coordinating student matinees at the Theatre).
- Serves as a Teaching Artist for in-school residencies as needed.
- Facilitates post-show discussions for the Theatre’s season and supports in implementing From Page to Stage and other adult audience enrichment events.
- Helps foster community partnerships between the Theatre and the wider community and schools; serves as liaison for community outreach events on and off-site.
- Assists in administrative duties for department.
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent. At least one year working in arts education preferred; experience as a teaching artist a must.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook.
- Passion for live theatre and for working with youth.
- A highly-motivated, self-starter with the ability to be assertive in demanding community-based settings.
- Confident speaker with the sensitivity to lead complex, nuanced conversations with diverse audiences.
- Acute facilitation aptitude: including empathy, openness, humility.
- Highly-organized and flexible; quick thinking problem-solver, comfortable working under pressure.
- Understanding of the landscape of urban school system.
- Exemplary writing skills with attention to detail.
- Team player, collaborative spirit, sense of humor a must.
Salary is commensurate with experience. Excellent benefit package offered includes medical, dental and disability insurance, vacation and other paid leave, a 403(b) retirement plan, commuter transit plan, and medical and dependent care cafeteria plans.
Writers’ Theatre is an equal opportunity employer. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Interested and qualified candidates should send: 1) a resume 2) a detailed cover letter by Monday, July 1, 5:30pm to: Nicole Ripley, Director of Education; Email: email@example.com
Pay is competitive per show.