Education Program Coordinator Jobs in Providence – Rhode Island – USA at FirstWorks

Title: Education Program Coordinator

Company: FirstWorks

Location: Providence – Rhode Island – USA

Type: Full Time

Category: Education, Non-Profit


Works is a Providence, Rhode Island-based non-profit arts organization dedicated to enhancing the cultural, educational and economic vitality of our community by engaging audiences with world-class performing arts and education programs.


Works seeks an enthusiastic individual who is passionate about building community through the arts and who possesses superior organizational and communications skills to serve in a full-time position as

EducationProgram Coordinator.

Reporting to the Director of

Education, the

EducationProgram Coordinator schedules and implements arts-learning workshops and audience engagement related activities across a variety of sites statewide.  Working closely with educators, artists, youth, and community organizations, they administer all details to meet organizational objectives and ensure all participants receive exceptional programmatic experiences.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Implement, coordinate and track arts-learning programs
Research, select, engage, and schedule schools and teachers to participate in arts-learning programs
With support from the

EducationDirector, design, implement, and track evaluation for arts-learning programs
Manage application processes, including registration for performances, workshops, summer camps, after-school programs, and professional development initiatives
Serve as liaison for regular communication with First

Works’ K-12, university, and community partners
With Program Director, support logistics of artist residencies, including but not limited to, artist communications, transportation, etc.
Supervise technical requirements for artist residency & educational activities
Collaborate with Director of

Education, and Program Director as needed to develop engagement opportunities based on the season’s artistic programs
Assist First

Works Administrative Coordinator with the coordination & distribution of free and discounted tickets to targeted school partners & non-profits
Support the creation and distribution of education assets, including but not limited to, artist descriptions, Virtual Learning videos, study guides, lesson plans, performance programs, flyers, promotions, etc.
Attend regularly scheduled staff meetings

Desired skills/experience:

Bilingual (Spanish) preferred
Relevant experience in arts administration, project management, arts education, or cultural non-profits
Knowledge of local community preferred

Experience workingwith educational partners preferred
Knowledge of arts-learning integration models & best practices, and RIDE common core

Ability torepresent the organization in conversations with educators, parents and community leaders
Staff performance/event duty, as assigned (some evening and weekend events)
Excellent written and verbal communications skills
Superior organizational ability and attention to detail
Welcoming presence: ability to generate enthusiasm for the organization, elicit cooperation, and get information over the phone, via email, and in person

Ability towork independently and as part of a team
Knowledge of basic performance tech preferred
Knowledge of basic video editing and livestream platforms preferred
Facile knowledge of software applications (i.e., word processing, spreadsheets, email, search engines, databases), familiarity with Sales


Manager, Asana a plus
Reliable transportation/car preferred

Anticipated Salary: $36,000
Anticipated hire date:
November/December 2021

Please submit cover letter, resume and three reference…


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