Education Program Coordinator

Education Program Coordinator

CATEGORY: Administrative

Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning
Jamaica, NY 11432

Job Details



The Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning (JCAL) is recruiting an ambitious Education Program Coordinator to help implement JCAL’s after-school and in-school residencies and workshops, including its CASA and SU-CASA programs. The incumbent will have an additional dotted-line to the Associate Director of Education in connection with JCAL’s community-outreach programs.


The right candidate will be highly self-motivated and demonstrate contagious enthusiasm, creativity and passion. S/he will be experienced collaborating with diverse individuals and programs; will possess excellent organizational skills; and will present as a personable, teamwork-focused problem-solver.


Principal Responsibilities:

·         Operate seamlessly within JCAL’s Education Department to help implement after-school and in-school residencies and workshops, including its CASA and SU-CASA programs, as well as other community-outreach programs as assigned.

·         Serve as point person for coordinating with, and communicating among, teaching artists, teachers, and stakeholders at partner organizations.

·         Assist in the pre- and post-production for culminating on-site and/or off-site events.

·         Assist with data collection and documentation for final reports.

·         Travel, as needed, between Queens schools and senior centers.



·         BA/BFA, or equivalent professional training and experience in the performing arts.

·         Depth of experience working with diverse populations and catering to a wide range of abilities.

·         Committed to, and passionate about, arts education; substantive musical background a major plus.

·         Proficient in interpersonal and relationship-building skills, and time management.

·         Highly organized, with particularly strong skills at meeting deadlines and multitasking.

·         Proactive approach to project execution in tight timeframes, and always with a positive attitude.

·         Ability to produce work calmly and quickly in a fast-paced, rigorous environment.



This is a part-time seasonal exempt position. Salary is commensurate with experience. JCAL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff and strongly encourages applications from minority candidates. 



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