Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Leads the development and delivery of all education and community engagement programs, including but not limited to:  in-school assembly and residency programs; professional development workshops for educators; adult education programs such as lectures, previews and symposia; community concerts and collaborations for adult and family audiences; engagement programs for various ages in conjunction with the annual summer opera festival; local and regional touring
  • Develops programs and content that supports and connects with audience development and fundraising initiatives
  • Establishes and expands relationships and programming with schools and community entities to foster diversity and inclusiveness
  • Creates and/or oversees the preparation of education programming curriculum materials
  • Analyzes and evaluates all education and engagement programs to ensure CCO goals and objectives are being met and that patron and stakeholder expectations are being met or exceeded 
  • Works closely with the General and Artistic Director to ensure programs meet the company’s standards for quality and artistic excellence
  • Maintains a roster of professional artistic personnel and teaching artists including auditioning and contracting
  •  Provides financial, statistical, anecdotal and programmatic information to the Development Department as needed for grant solicitations and final reports
  • Prepares and manages annual department budget including financial tracking, reporting and forecasting for the department
  • Manages maintenance of two company vans
  • Participates as a contributing member of the organization’s management team and works cooperatively with colleagues to meet the organization’s business goals and mission
  • Represents CCO in various local and national education related forums
  • Regularly attends and reports at meetings of the Board of Directors and participates on the Board’s External Affairs Committee
  • Other duties as assigned

 

SKILLS REQUIRED AND MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in music, education, performing arts, arts administration or related field
  • Minimum of 4 years of arts education experience that includes program development and management, administration, and strategic planning
  • Knowledge of the history, repertoire and voicing of the opera genre
  • Knowledge of current trends in K-12 education and strategies for enhancing curriculum development
  • Evidence of successful curation of performing arts programs for a variety of audiences
  • Familiarity with the use of technology in program delivery
  • Strong writing skills, particularly in adapting complex information for general audiences
  • Strong verbal communication and public speaking skills
  • Experience in creating and delivering programs for the elderly a plus
  • Supervisory experience and experience managing and working with volunteers
  • Experience developing and managing budgets
  • Evidence of analytical and strategic thinking as well as creative problem solving
  • Demonstrated ability to define goals, set priorities, manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and an ability to work cooperatively with a broad range of individuals and personalities
  • Demonstrated ability to keep a cool head and maintain a professional demeanor at all times, especially amidst competing demands and in stressful situations
  • Self-directed as well as capable of working successfully as a member of a team
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications
  • View the full job description at https://centralcityopera.org/about-us/employment-internships
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