POSITION
Temporary Program Associate, Arts in the Middle
 
DEPARTMENT
Lincoln Center Education
 
OVERVIEW
 
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (LCPA) serves three primary roles: it is the world’s leading presenter of superb artistic programming, is a national leader in arts education and community relations, and functions as the manager of the Lincoln Center campus, which is home to 11 separate resident organizations. LCPA presents over 350 performances annually throughout our different performance series including American Songbook, Great Performers, Live from Lincoln Center, Mostly Mozart Festival, Midsummer Night Swing, Lincoln Center Out of Doors, and White Light Festival.
 
In addition, LCPA supports an array of programs for Lincoln Center Education including its community and family programming. Further, LCPA supports initiatives related to events at the David Rubenstein Atrium, LC Kids, as well as numerous key institutional initiatives and projects.
 
Lincoln Center Education (LCE) enriches the lives of students, educators and lifelong learners by providing opportunities for engagement with the arts on the stage, in the classroom, digitally and in the community. The Temporary Program Associate will provide administrative and on-site support for LCE’s Arts in the Middle Program while program staff are on maternity leave.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

* Coordinate program implementation at Arts in the Middle schools and manage day-to-day logistics related to in-school workshops and after-school family events.

* Serve as primary contact for school staff while supporting teaching artists’ work at school sites through problem-solving and responding to questions, liaising with school administrators and faculty members, and solving problems as they arise.

* Perform data entry tasks related to teaching artists’ scheduling at each school site; track supply expenses and assist with ordering and shipping supplies for workshops.

* Assist in data collection for research purposes and collecting all student release forms.

* Assist in the scheduling and tracking of photo and video documentation of programs.

* Travel to schools throughout New York City and serve as point person for AIM workshops and end-of-year family events.

* Design and curate an end-of-year newsletter for each school site, in collaboration with school staffs and LCE teaching artists; Collaborate with team members to create end-of-year reports for grant reporting purposes.

* Other responsibilities as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

* 2+ years of experience in project management and administration, preferably in partnership with the New York City Department of Education.

* Ability to multi-task; adept at balancing multiple requests and priorities on a regular basis.

* Ability to quickly learn and understand new software systems and databases; possess strong technical skills; must already have skills using Microsoft Excel.

* Excellent written communication skills.

* Strong organizational skills and consistent high attention to detail.

* Strong interpersonal skills in email correspondence, phone communication and in-person situations, with colleagues and external partners. Must be a team player.

* Possess the flexibility required to work with partners in school environments that often have last minute changes and evolving needs.

* Ability to work occasional evenings.

* Demonstrated interest in the arts and education.

* A sense of humor.

* Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.

ANTICIPATED DURATION: Approximately November 12, 2018-June 30, 2019

SUBMISSION PROCEDURE

Please submit a resume and cover letter (with salary requirements and outlining your interest in Lincoln Center) to the 
[email protected] inbox. Submissions without cover letters will not be reviewed.
 
Please list: Temporary Program Associate, Arts in the Middle in the subject line.

It is the policy of Lincoln Center to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, marital or civil partnership/union status, familial or caregiver status, alienage or citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, military or veteran status, genetic information, predisposition, or carrier status, unemployment status, domestic violence, sexual violence, or stalking victim status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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