Compensation: Based on experience

Part-time position, estimated 25-30 hours with potential for growth Dancewave’s D-Wave in Motion program brings dance programming into New York City public schools and community centers across all five boroughs. D-Wave in Motion offers a wide variety of dance disciplines and Diasporas such as West African, Hip Hop, Ballet, Jazz, Classical Chinese, Cuban Salsa and Creative Movement. The D-Wave in Motion Coordinator is directly responsible for overseeing and coordinating all outreach and offsite dance classes through our residency programs, master classes and Dancewave Company performance tours. 

Arts in Education | Residency Program 
-Proactive advocacy and promotion of dance education 
-Secure and grow the minimum of 15 in-school/after-school and community center residencies per school year and 10-12 Master Classes through the Master Class Tour (MCT) outreach initiative

-Serve as primary contact for all communication with client schools/centers to plan, schedule and tailor dance residencies to the specific needs/interests of each school 
-Create content and produce annual teacher training in August in collaboration with Director of Education and Executive/Artistic Director
-Schedule residency terms, planning meetings, performances, reflection and follow-up meetings 
-Hire qualified Teaching Artists for residencies 

-Manage Teaching Artist roster and documented staff evaluations 
-Create invoices and contracts for NYC DOE, client schools and Teaching Artists 
-Document all aspects of each residency/workshop, via video/photo and regular site visits 
-Using evaluative rubrics, measure impact and effectiveness of D-Wave program in each school as well as impact on all stakeholders 
-Document program feedback from stakeholders, including classroom teachers, D-Wave Teaching Artists, students and school administrators 
-Attending/documenting final showings and performances in the schools 
-Create regular program reports for Director of Education and Executive/Artistic Director Arts in Education | Master Class Tour & Scholarship Initiative 
-Organize and manage all aspects of Master Class Tour (MCT), a Dancewave outreach program open and free to all NYC public schools 
-Secure and strategically schedule 10-12 Master Classes/Partner Schools 
-Outreach to a minimum of 100 public schools/dance teachers with MCT opportunity application 
-Hire and oversee Teaching Artists, ensuring staff serve as ambassadors for Dancewave’s brand 
-Promote Dancewave Scholarship Initiative and educational programs at partner schools 
-Plan on-site and off-site scholarship auditions in collaboration with Director of Education and Executive/Artistic Director 
-Manage scholarship and program invitation letters and communication Program Development 
-Write program descriptions for Arts Education grants, website or marketing materials in conjunction with Development Associate and Marketing team 
-Support Development Associate and Executive/Artistic Director with applications for City Council Discretionary Funding, CASA and SU-CASA, government funding and attending advocacy meetings with City Council 
-Work collaboratively with Director of Education and Executive/Artistic Director in programming and special initiatives to support the growth of educational programming at Dancewave and beyond Program Support 
-Assist and attend all special events hosted by Dancewave, including but not limited to Holiday Fiesta performances, Dancewave’s Gala, Dancing Through College & Beyond, and Spring Celebration performances 

Required Qualifications: 
-Basic business skills, comfortable with creating and managing budgets 
-Superb written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills 
-Background in dance with an understanding of and/or experience in dance training 
-Passionate about dance education in the public schools 
-Thorough knowledge of theater/dance production a?? Experience supervising others
-Obsessive attention to detail and organization 
-Ability to work well under pressure, and solve problems quickly 
-Professional communication with students, Teaching Artists and school administration 
-Fluency in Microsoft Office programs and Google suite 
-Ability to learn new computer software programs 
-Positive, flexible, can-do and team player attitude 

Preferred Qualifications: 
-Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts, Dance, Education or related field 
-Knowledge of Common Core Standards, New York State Standards and Blueprint Standards for NYC Public Schools 
-Understanding of DOE rules/regulations and NYC Council funding (CASA, Discretionary) 
-Proficiency with Salesforce Working Environment: a?? Four (4) full-time staff members 
-Small office adjacent to dance studio 
-Position requires off-site meetings and site visits

To Apply: Send cover letter and resume with three (3) references to No phone calls please. Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. 


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