Mentorship Coordinator

Type of Position:   Part-Time Temporary (through July 30, 2022)

Salary:   $22/hr + $1000 health insurance stipend

Job Type:    Virtual

Application Post Date:   October 28, 2021

Application Deadline:   November 8, 2021

About Our Organization

The New York City Arts in Education Roundtable is a service organization and a community of arts education practitioners that shares information, provides professional development, and communicates with the public to promote our work in schools and beyond. The Roundtable produces a major annual conference, Face to Face; monthly professional development programs; a destination website; and other activities, in addition to ongoing advocacy and communications efforts to improve and advance the state of arts education. 

The Mentorship Coordinator is a new Part-Time position working remotely to support the NYC Arts in Education Roundtable’s new program “The New York State Teaching Artist Mentorship Program”. The position is open until filled, but preference will be given to those candidates who apply on or before Monday, November 8, 2021. This role will be integral to helping the Roundtable launch this two-year pilot program by coordinating scheduling, communications, as well as serve as the staff point person for all mentors and mentees involved.

Commitments to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: 

The New York City Arts in Education Roundtable is committed to equity, inclusion, and justice. We acknowledge our complicity in the long history of systemic racism within our country and the institutions of power in our city. We will continue to work to dismantle white supremacy within our organizations, schools, and communities. We offer these commitments to our membership and the arts education field:

  • The Roundtable is committed to eliminating barriers and revealing pathways to cultural equity and inclusion in arts education, through our programming and our membership.
  • The Roundtable is committed to eliminating barriers to advancement for professionals from underrepresented communities.
  • The Roundtable is committed to responsive listening and transparency so that not only are we sharing our “best practices” but our challenges and questions as well.
  • The Roundtable is committed to advocating for professional wages, employment benefits and fair working conditions for arts education practitioners’ quality and standard of living.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Attend and support all Mentorship-related meetings with staff and participants
  • Meet with Executive Director weekly to discuss project updates and next steps
  • Liaise and oversee communications between mentees, mentors, and staff
  • Collaborate with Executive Director to maintain and track mentee and mentor honorarium payments
  • Manage mentee application panel review process to be conducted via Submittable
  • Communicate with participants to ensure that all accessibility needs are honored during the program
  • Support with mentor outreach and selection process
  • Collaborate with Roundtable staff to ensure participants are registered for virtual professional development offerings
  • Coordinate scheduling of first mentee/mentor meetings and other program-related meetings
  • Manage pre- and post-session assessment to support learning goals associated with the program
  • Schedule and conduct post-program exit interviews with mentors to understand their experience and how the program could be improved
  • Support with ideas for mentors and teaching artist professional development sessions
  • Collaborate with Roundtable staff to ensure the mentorship reflects the mission and values of the Roundtable
  • Undertake other reasonable tasks not specifically described herein in order to ensure the efficient, smooth functioning of all aspects of the Mentorship program

How to Apply

To Apply:

Interested applicants should submit a PDF cover letter and resume in one document to with “Mentorship Coordinator” in the subject line. Applications will be accepted through Monday, November 8, 2021. The Roundtable will contact only those applicants invited to interview.

Please note that all candidate interviews will be conducted via Zoom meeting ( The NYC Arts in Education Roundtable can also provide candidates with accessibility accommodations, as needed.


The NYC Arts in Education Roundtable 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 the NYC Arts in Education Roundtable 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.