Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts seeks a Program Coordinator, Professional Development, Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning through the Arts, to coordinate Professional Development program activities for Wolf Trap Institute.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Professional Development and Content Development:
Develop, prepare and edit professional development resources, materials, agendas, and workshop handouts.
Cultivate relationships with and provide professional development support to Teaching Artists.
Represent Wolf Trap Institute with various internal and external stakeholders.
Review lesson and residency plans.
Collaborate with Institute team to recruit and train new Teaching Artists.
Program Coordination and Logistics:
Manage Professional Development events and opportunities, including, but not limited to; workshops, family involvement offerings, national initiatives, special initiatives, and artist collaborations.
Coordinate logistical functions including food/catering, space arrangements, transportation and lodging and act as a point of contact for Teaching Artists, guest speakers, training hosts, and other partners and colleagues.
Create, execute and track Teaching Artist contracts.
Maintain systems and procedures for tracking budget, contracting, certification and other data.
Develop program reports for development purposes.
Collaborate with Communications and Marketing teams on the creation and distribution of print and online resource materials for internal and external distribution.
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Front Desk Coverage:
Serve as part of a pool of support staff to provide front desk coverage; welcome and assist all visitors to the Center for Education.
Maintain security procedures by having all visitors sign in and issue volunteer visitor badges.
Screen, route and respond to general phone inquiries.
Accept packages and notify appropriate staff person or department; provide access to loading dock for deliveries.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Special Education, Elementary Education, Child Development Associate (CDA) or a related field
2-4 years experience in an early childhood, special education or elementary learning environment
Experience working with teaching artists, performing artists and/or arts programs, early childhood and elementary school systems, early childhood advocacy and professional organizations, and professional development settings desirable
Knowledge of peer mentoring/coaching and adult learning principles preferred
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Proven ability to work in teams and to create strong professional partnerships
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and multi-tasking skills
Ability to work independently, manage work load, and respond to departmental needs
Proficiency in Microsoft Office and database management
Experience and facility with working in diverse and/or multilingual settings desirable
Must pass a background check
Sensitivity and commitment to mission of Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts
Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Qualified candidates can apply online at https://www.wolftrap.org/about/employment_opportunities.aspx?gnk=job&gni=8a7883a86b7b7d1c016b9003bbd05d74&gns=Zero%20to%20Three
About Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts
Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts is the official partner to the National Park Service in providing concert and performance programming within the Park. As a nonprofit organization, Wolf Trap Foundation is dedicated to creating excellent performing arts experiences for the enrichment, education, and enjoyment of diverse audiences.
In addition to the work at the park, Wolf Trap Foundation:
Programs and produces music year-round at The Barns at Wolf Trap.
Manages Wolf Trap Education’s varied programs for life-long learning.
Operates Wolf Trap Opera’s internationally renowned training and performance program.
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