Compensation: Based on experience

D-WAVE IN MOTION COORDINATOR
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. 

Responsibilities: 
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 jobs@dancewave.org. No phone calls please. Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. 
 

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