JOB DESCRIPTION: An essential member of the Education & Community Engagement team, the Education Coordinator is responsible for implementing all Out of School Time (OST), Workforce Development (WFD), and Creative Placemaking (CPM) programs for the Mann Center for the Performing Arts. The ideal candidate will be motivated to work with all members of the Education & Community Engagement team to assist in ensuring the quality control and accountability of instructional materials, so they align with standardized outcomes consistent with the organizations Strategic Plan.
This position is a non-exempt position reporting directly to the Manager of Education Operations.
- Manages the after-school choir/drumming/dance program including communications with participants and participant’s families (Fall-Spring)
- Supports in management of the Mann Center Fellowship program (January – October)
- Supports in management of the Mann’s Music Industry Training Program
- Manages/supports summer sessions of choir/drumming/dance programs at the venue set to launch in summer of 2022
- Supports in management of annual summer orchestra training program (typically in July)
- Performs research to help identify areas of expansion for in-school partnerships in the West Parkside neighborhood and beyond
- Serves as on-site Mann presence at partner schools working and managing a roster of Teaching Artists and school relations.
- Works in partnership with Manager of Operations to maintain relationship with IMS Schools and supports in planning/implementation of in-school performances and IMS Days at the Mann.
- Works collaboratively with EDU team in implementing YPCS concerts and other creative placemaking events
- Identifies and prioritizes materials and equipment needed in classrooms for all EDU programs
- Coordinates and implements student transportation, as needed
- Manages snack and nutrition distribution for OST programs
- Attends staff training/meetings, as well as school board and parent meetings, as requested
- Assists Vice President of Education and Community Engagement in the development of I.E.P. (Individual Education Plan) or I.F.S.P.'s (Individual Family Service Plan) for OST programs
- Reports on the performance and efficacy of program teaching artists
- Department administrative tasks including managing phones and payment forms
- Performs other duties, as assigned
- A Bachelor's degree and administrative experience connected to education programming.
- Three to four years’ experience working with children in a classroom setting or in group lessons/classes.
- Participation in and successful completion of a background check is required.
- Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and other applications.
- Must express a high level of personal responsibility and optimism, a successful applicant will demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal skills, and will thrive in a fast-paced, achievement-oriented learning environment.
- Exceptional writing and proofreading skills.
- A successful candidate has a proficient arts education background and is knowledgeable in music literacy.
- Ability to prioritize projects effectively, take initiative, demonstrate resourcefulness, and respond flexibly to changing work demands. Strong attention to detail and ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
- Ability to demonstrate a professional presence and exhibit outstanding interpersonal and communication skills consistently and effectively, both internally and with the Mann’s external partners.
- Ability to interact positively with others in a collaborative environment.
- Ability to transport oneself to the office, venue, and program sites as needed (About 50% of time spent in office and 50% on site).
- Strong knowledge of and genuine respect for youth who reside in under-served neighborhoods and a firm commitment to empowering their families.