Notes in Motion Outreach Dance Theatre/Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre, a dance education vendor of the NYC Dept. of Education, is seeking a Part-Time (20 hours/week) Education Program Manager to coordinate and manage our vibrant dance education programs in the NYC Public Schools.
Qualifications • Bachelor’s in dance or dance education. Master’s Degree Preferred. A background working in or with the NYC public schools. • 2+ years arts administration as well as significant teaching experience • Highly organized, technologically savvy, detail oriented • Self-managed, ability to work remotely and independently • Formal dance training and professional performance experience • Possess a vibrant passion for dance and dance education • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to act as an engaging, articulate, and informed representative of Notes in Motion/Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre Responsibilities: Oversee the daily operations of the Notes in Motion Education Department, including but not limited to:
PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION • Manage the administrative flow of new and continuing dance education programs including scheduling, creating contracts, developing curriculum, correspondence, and evaluation
SCHOOL PARTNERS • Correspond with school leaders: process letters of agreement, likeness releases, support and follow-up materials for faculty and staff, and purchase orders with school partners; track payments, purchase orders, invoices, and teaching artist hours. • Visit school sites for TA observations, meetings with administrators and classroom teachers, support culminating events, and other special events • Oversee evaluation and assessment of programs, share highlights with Social Media Ambassador and Program Associate to build our brand
TEACHING ARTISTS • Supervise and train 25+ Teaching Artists o Work with Teaching Artists to develop engaging and inspiring curriculum that meets the needs of our partner schools, highlights the Common Core and the Blueprint for Teaching and Learning in the Arts, and engages entire school communities o Observe Teaching Artists in action, providing feedback, mentorship, and guidance o Review Teaching Artists journal logs, and develop monthly reports for payroll and Executive Director review o Assist with planning and execution of culminating events and performances, and assist with program documentation (photography and video)
PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT • Maintain strong vendor relationship with the Department of Education and other city agencies o Attend networking, professional development, and other relevant meetings, events, seminars, and workshops • Market programs to new schools
Application Instructions / Public Contact Information
Please submit resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with EDUCATION MANAGER in subject line.