Education Program Coordinator

  • 1500 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Kimmel Center, Inc., a charitable, not-for-profit organization, owns, manages, supports and maintains The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, which includes Verizon Hall, Perelman Theater, Innovation Studio and the Merck Arts Education Center. Kimmel Center, Inc. also manages the Academy of Music, owned by the Philadelphia Orchestra Association, and the University of the Arts’ Merriam Theater. Our mission is to operate a world-class performing arts center that engages and serves a broad audience from throughout the Greater Philadelphia region.

 

Job Description

Education Program Coordinator

Department:               Education
Reports to:                  Director of Education
Status:                         Full Time, Exempt

Summary:   

The primary responsibility of the Education Program Coordinator (EPC) is to develop and facilitate education programs for the Kimmel Center.

The EPC working closely with the Director of Education (DOE) and working collaboratively with education staff, will carry out tasks necessary to develop, implement, administer, track, report, document, monitor and promote educational programs and departmental initiatives. 

Essential Functions:

  • Work collaboratively with all Education Department Staff
  • Serve as a team member who supports all education activities as well as other relevant duties as requested by the DOE
  • Align customer service within the standards of KCI
  • Other duties as assigned by the DOE

 

    The Kimmel Center, Inc. is committed to playing a strong role in a united Philadelphia in which diverse communities see themselves represented in the arts both onstage and off. Applications from female and minority candidates are highly encouraged.

    Qualifications

    Education & Experience

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Arts, Education or related area
    • 3-years of experience as an Arts Education Administrator
    • Professional Experience in the Arts and/or Education 

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Knowledge of professional practices in Jazz, Contemporary Music, Music Technology, Musical Theater and/or Program Development
    • Experience working with schools, developing lesson plans and classroom management
    • Proficient in MS Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Good organizational skills & attention to details
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Strong connections with Schools, Teaching Artists and community

    Environment, Physical Demands, and Other Conditions:

    • Office Environment
    • Local travel to school and community sites
    • Some nights and weekends

    Additional Information

    The Kimmel Center, Inc. is committed to playing a strong role in a united Philadelphia in which diverse communities see themselves represented in the arts both onstage and off. Applications from female and minority candidates are highly encouraged.