Education Project Manager
Battery Dance seeks a strong and experienced candidate for the position of Education Projects Manager. Responsibilities include the development of strategies to expand Battery Dance’s educational programs including the Dancing to Connect program in New York City schools, nationally, and internationally. Additionally, the position manages the implementation and logistics of education projects, the development of curriculum, and the overall supervision and evaluation of teachings artists and programs.
Title: Education Projects Manager
Status: Full Time Position
Location: New York, NY
Reports to: Vice President & COO
Start Date: Immediate
Arts in Education / Dancing to Connect Manager
*Cultivates and secures school partnerships
*Coordinates with community partners and schools on program schedules and logistics
*Oversees teaching artists and contractors (such as photographer/videographer, production team) for all arts in education projects in New York City
*Manages and updates curriculum, program materials and study guides
*Evaluates education projects and develops strategies for long term evaluation
*Researches potential funding sources and drafts grant applications
*Reports on projects to funders
*Promotes and markets Arts Education projects
*Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred) and at least three years of relevant experience with arts in education
*Interest in cultural exchange
*Grant writing experience preferred
*Experience with evaluation tools such as surveys, focus groups, and interviews, and experience with data analysis preferred
*Personal commitment to the developing and supporting of Arts in Education programs
*Understanding of New York City Department of Education’s contracts, policies and programs preferred
*Experience with project budgeting
*Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
*Detail-oriented and excellent organizational skills
*Self-motivated and confident in communication skills
*Excellent writing skills
*Data Analysis and Evaluation skills
*Ability to troubleshoot and develop solutions independently
*Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
Salary & Benefits: Commensurate with experience. Health insurance and paid vacation included.
To Apply: If you are interested in joining our talented team and working in a friendly and dynamic environment, please submit a cover letter (with salary expectations) and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line “Education Manager position”.
Due to the volume of responses to the advertisement for the position, we are unable to respond personally to each applicant. After we have completed our review of the applications submitted, we will contact those candidates who have been selected for interviews.
Battery Dance is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.