Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
New York, NY 10023
Temporary Part-Time Coordinator, Lincoln Center Moments
Concert Halls and Operations
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (LCPA), one of Lincoln Center’s eleven resident organizations, serves a unique role on the Lincoln Center campus, serving as the landlord of the sprawling 16-acre complex, overseeing day-to-day operations, security, and maintenance. This also includes the management of major construction and renovation projects, space rentals, and coordination of outdoor public events.
LCPA is also a leading arts presenter, showcasing a dynamic array of music, dance, and theatre on its stages, curating the American Songbook, Great Performers, Mostly Mozart Festival, Midsummer Night Swing, Lincoln Center Out of Doors, White Light Festival, and David Rubenstein Atrium series as well as overseeing production for the PBS series, Live From Lincoln Center.
Lastly, Lincoln Center Education (LCE), which is part of the LCPA umbrella, strives to help young people in New York develop skills in problem solving, collaboration, communication, imagination, and creativity through their engagement with the arts. In doing so, LCE works to develop teaching artists and oversees community, family, and school programming across the boroughs of New York City.
Accessibility at Lincoln Center’s Lincoln Center Moments is a performance-based program, designed for individuals who have dementia and their caregivers. This innovative and unique program is inclusive of a one-hour performance, followed by a one-hour workshop, delivered in small groups by teaching artists and music therapists. Each workshop is interdisciplinary, with a focus on creative expression and social connection, through music-making, art-making, movement and discussion.
Reporting to the Assistant Director, Accessibility, the Lincoln Center Moments Coordinator position is responsible for supporting program development, project staffing and documentation of this program. This position is from October 2019 to June 2020, with 25-28 hours per week October-December and March-May, with 15-20 hours per week in January, February and June.
· Conduct outreach and manage registration for individuals with dementia and their caregivers
· Send regular correspondence to participants via phone and email
· Research themes of performances to inform workshop development
· Contribute to workshop planning, write lesson plans and demo supplies
· Staff LC Moments performances, including workshop set up, registration, and support workshop facilitation
· Document programs through photos, video and anecdotes
· Analyze surveys and demographics for grant reporting
· Creating training modules based on program, to be shared publicly
· Passion for inclusion in the arts
· Attention to detail, strong interpersonal skills and experience as a project manager
· Strong communication skills, both online and over the phone
· Experience working with individuals with disabilities and/or older adults in community settings
· Teaching experience, ideally in an arts setting and/or for older adults
· Ability to work collaboratively
· Strong knowledge in music or dance a plus
· Interest in expanding knowledge of accessibility and arts programming for adults with dementia
· Knowledge accessibility programs, front-of-house and performing arts organizations a plus
· Background in Education, Museum Studies, Social Work, or similar programs preferred but not required
All candidates should submit a resume and cover letter using the link provided. Cover letters, outlining your interest in Lincoln Center and your salary expectations, are required for applications to be considered complete. Submissions without cover letters will not be reviewed.
Internal candidates should submit an application via the employee portal.
It is the policy of Lincoln Center to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, marital or civil partnership/union status, familial or caregiver status, alienage or citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, military or veteran status, genetic information, predisposition, or carrier status, unemployment status, domestic violence, sexual violence, or stalking victim status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
LCPA is committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion, respect and integrity, customer focus, and innovation.