POSITION

Program Associate

 

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.

Lincoln Center Education (LCE) enriches the lives of students, educators and lifelong learners by providing opportunities for engagement with the arts on the stage, in the classroom, digitally and in the community. The Program Associate will provide administrative and project management support to LCE’s initiatives.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

•    Provide project management support for LCE K-12, which may include managing teaching artist assignments, tracking expenses, and handling day-to-day logistics and troubleshooting;
•    Support teaching artists’ work at program sites, problem-solving and responding to questions, as they arise;
•    Assist in research data collection;
•    Track submission of teaching artist lesson plans and assessments;
•    Oversee and track collection of student work and teaching artist documentation;
•    Support daily operations of Lincoln Center Education programs;
•    Other responsibilities as assigned—LCE is focused on collaboration across programs and subteams.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

•    2+ years of experience in project management and administration, preferably in partnership with the New York City Department of Education.
•    Ability to multi-task; can balance multiple requests and priorities on a regular basis.
•    Systems-oriented thinker; ability to pull together information from a variety sources into a cohesive format.
•    Ability to quickly learn and understand new software systems and databases; possess strong technical skills; must already have advanced skills in Excel; experience in Microsoft Project strongly desired.
•    Excellent written communication skills.
•    Strong organizational skills and consistent high attention to detail.
•    Strong interpersonal skills in email correspondence, phone communication and in-person situations, with colleagues and external partners.
•    Ability to work occasional weekends and evenings.
•    A good sense of humor.
•    Bachelor’s Degree 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 [email protected] inbox. Submissions without cover letters will not be reviewed.

Please list: Program Associate in the subject line.

Internal Candidates should contact a member of the Human Resources Department directly.

Lincoln Center is an equal opportunity employer.

Or mail to: Lincoln Center Human Resources, 70 Lincoln Center Plaza, NY, NY 10023. Lincoln Center is an equal opportunity employer.