Asian American Arts Alliance

POSITION

Coordinator, Teen Programs

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 enriches the lives of students, educators and lifelong learners by providing opportunities for engagement with the arts on the stage, in the classroom, and in the community. The Community Engagement Programs department collaborates with artists and local partners to provide programming for youth, families, and communities with limited access to our campus and to the arts in general, in settings across the five boroughs including community centers, temporary housing shelters, and more. As part of the Community Engagement Programs team, the Coordinator, Teen Programs will report to the Manager, Teen Programs. The Coordinator will support the growth and evolving philosophy of the Community Engagement department and coordinate event logistics for the LC Teen programs including an annual College and Career Fair, a series of pre-performance workshops and performances and internships for 15 Mentor-Linc students in departments across the organization.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with the day-to-day operations of Lincoln Center’s teen engagement programs including:
    • Coordinating program schedules
    • Working with online ticket systems and coordinating payment
    • Assisting with onsite quality control at events (managing registration, coordinating with the box office, helping manage and achieve an overall positive experience for student participants, and addressing other event coordination logistics)
    • Assisting with data systems management and data integrity
    • Ordering and tracking supplies
    • Liaising with various LCPA departments and resident organizations to meet the operational needs of the program such as space rentals, ticket purchases, internship placements, etc.
    • Coordinating LC Teen events including the College & Career Fair, Arts Audition Boot Camp, performances and master classes
    • Overseeing outreach, enrollment, communication, and attendance tracking for student participants
    • Tracking budget and expenses for Arts Audition Boot Camp
    • Coordinating the Mentor-Linc internship program including the scheduling, orienting, payroll-timesheet tracking and placement of interns with a LCPA manager
    • Curating professional development workshops for Mentor-Linc Interns
  • Other responsibilities as needed and assigned to support the Community Engagement team and Lincoln Center Education department at large

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2-3 years of relevant work experience
  • Strong organizational skills with excellent detail orientation and ability to multitask successfully
  • Superb project management skills
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • A passion for arts access, youth development and social justice principles
  • Strong interpersonal skills in email correspondence, phone communication and in-person situations, with colleagues and external partners
  • Bi-lingual skills (English and Spanish or Mandarin) preferred but not required
  • Production experience with large scale events
  • Ability to work weekends and evenings
  • A good sense of humor
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (arts and/or education) or equivalent combination of education and experience

SUBMISSION PROCEDURE

Please submit a resume and cover letter (with salary requirements and outlining your interest in Lincoln Center) to the humanresources@lincolncenter.org inbox. Submissions without cover letters will not be reviewed.

Please list: Coordinator, Teen Programs in the subject line.

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory work environment and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

LCPA is committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion, respect and integrity, customer focus, and innovation.

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