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Special Events Manager at the Pillow

Organization
Jacobs Pillow Dance Festival
Workplace street address
358 GEORGE CARTER ROAD
City
Becket
State
MA
Select One
Full time, regular
Description

Jacob’s Pillow seeks a Special Events Manager to develop, plan, and execute a wide variety of events, both to raise funds and to cultivate and steward relationships. While many of the Pillow’s events take place on-site at Jacob’s Pillow, off-site events include other locations in the Berkshires and may also include New York and Boston. The Special Events Manager plays an important role in the Pillow’s Philanthropic Engagement department and works closely with all members of the department and with Marketing, Production, Box Office, Finance, and more in managing a successful event schedule. The position also works directly with Jacob’s Pillow’s Board of Trustees, given their important role in this type of fundraising.

The Special Events Manager must be self-motivated, committed to working at the highest level of quality, able to work both independently and in collaboration, multi-task on concurrent projects, and thrive within extremely tight deadlines.

Posted On
June 4, 2019
For More Information
https://www.jacobspillow.org/employment/special-events-manager/ , hr@jacobspillow.org

Development Systems Coordinator

Organization
Jacobs Pillow Dance Festival
Workplace street address
358 GEORGE CARTER ROAD
City
Becket
State
MA
Select One
Full time, regular
Description

Jacob’s Pillow seeks a Development Systems Coordinator to join the Philanthropic Engagement Department and work closely with/report directly to the Director of Philanthropic Engagement. This position will provide leadership for the department in its use of donor management software. This position will be a vital member of the Philanthropic Engagement team in ensuring proper data entry, donor acknowledgment, and utilization and growth of data-driven initiatives.

Posted On
June 4, 2019
For More Information
https://www.jacobspillow.org/employment/development-systems-coordinator/ , info@jacobspillow.org

Membership & Individual Support Manager

Organization
Jacobs Pillow Dance Festival
Workplace street address
358 GEORGE CARTER ROAD
City
Becket
State
MA
Select One
Full time, regular
Description

Jacob’s Pillow seeks a Membership & Individual Support Manager, to develop and execute comprehensive plans in both Membership and Individual giving, evaluating and implementing fundraising programs to bring in new donors and steward current donors to maintain and increase their donations. The Manager must be self-motivated, committed to working at the highest level of quality, able to work both independently and in collaboration, multi-task on concurrent projects, and thrive within tight deadlines. The ideal candidate will have a strong foundation of best practice individual fundraising knowledge, with a track record of using effective strategies and tactics to maximize revenue. The Manager must have a focus on customer service and some experience in delivering strong membership and donor events.

Posted On
June 4, 2019
For More Information
https://www.jacobspillow.org/employment/membership-individual-support-manager/ , info@jacobspillow.org

Dance Teacher at Brookline High School

Organization
Brookline High School
Workplace street address
115 Greenough Street
City
Brookline
State
MA
Select One
Full time, regular
Description

Brookline High School is seeking a highly energetic, dynamic and enthusiastic Dance Teacher to begin in the fall of the 2019-2020 school year. Pending final sectioning this spring, this position will range between a 0.5FTE (half-time) and 1.0FTE (full-time) position, but looking closer to full time.

Brookline High has a dynamic Dance Department (part of our Performing Arts Department, which consists of Dance, Music and Drama), with beginning through advanced level classes and a mixed-level African, Latin, Hip Hop dance class. Our beginning through advanced level classes focus on Contemporary Modern dance, incorporating introductory units on ballet, modern, jazz, African, tap and other styles as well as choreography. Students are grouped in our Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced level classes based on their experience level, and our classes have a mix of students from grades 9 through 12 together.

 

Posted On
June 4, 2019
For More Information
https://brookline.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=1234 , kenny_kozol@psbma.org

Arts Dean at Boston Arts Academy

Organization
Boston Arts Academy
Workplace street address
11 Charles Street,
City
Dorchester
State
MASSACHUSETTS
Select One
Full time, regular
Description

 

Boston Arts Academy, a public high school for the visual and performing arts, is starting its 21st year in September 2019 with 469 students in Grades 9-12. The school was established as a public/private partnership between the Professional Arts Consortium, Inc., (currently Berklee College of Music, the Boston Conservatory at Berklee, Emerson College, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Architectural Center, and the New England Conservatory) and the Boston Public Schools. Boston Arts Academy is charged with being a laboratory and a beacon for artistic and academic innovation and prepares a diverse community of aspiring artist-scholar-citizens to be successful in their college or professional careers and to be engaged members of a democratic society.

This 11-month position is a crucial role in the vision and administration of Boston Arts Academy (BAA). BAA is at a critical point in its 22 year history: having grown steadily in student population over the last seven years, the school is poised to open a state-of-the-art facility with an increased student population in September 2021. We are seeking a visionary leader to support our achievement of our strategic priorities.

Duties of the position include the following:

Arts Vision

  • Together with the Headmaster, design and communicate the overall vision for Boston Arts Academy as a leading public arts high school that prepares a diverse group of students to be successful as artists, scholars, and global citizens
  • Together with the Headmaster and the Arts Chairs, develop partnerships and strategic alliances to enhance the overall Boston artistic landscape,
  • Lead the artistic faculty to implementation of excellent programming so
  • Boston Arts Academy remains a beacon for artistic and educational innovation
  • Ensure Boston Arts Academy graduates are competitive and successful in their college and career paths

Arts Programming

  • Oversee performance/exhibition vision and calendar
  • Oversee extended day classes, including evening rehearsals, tech week, and performances.
  • Oversee creation and implementation of arts curricula to ensure that curricula reflect artistic and educational innovation
  • Oversee arts benchmarks and benchmark assessment
  • Work with the registrar to set course program and schedule for art classes
  • Together with arts chairs, coordinate intra-department performances and shares
  • Coordinate summer opportunities and student scholarship funding for summer programs
  • Together with the Headmaster, approve and oversee arts departments budgets
  • Attend day and evening arts performances and exhibitions to provide support and to give feedback to arts departments, ensuring outcomes meet vision and quality expectations
  • Oversee the revision of the Handbook and all documentation of arts policies
  • and procedures

Arts Outreach

  • Create, implement, and evaluate external partnerships
  • Oversee outreach programming: summer programming and vacation programming for elementary and middle school students

Artistic Faculty

  • Observe and evaluate artistic faculty
  • Hire, observe, and evaluate adjunct faculty
  • Co-construct professional development for faculty
  • with the Director of Professional Development
  • Mentor arts chairs in their leadership

Arts Administration

  • Oversee financial process for all arts departments
  • Manage hiring in the arts
  • Plan and facilitate weekly Arts Chair meetings
  • Participate in the weekly Deans’ Meeting to identify and address the needs of students who are not making progress in the arts and/or academics.
  • Collaborate with the Health & Wellness Team to develop alternative plans for students experiencing significant medical and/or mental health crises.

Enrollment and Students

  • Oversee and support Admissions, including oversight
  • of the database and process
  • Hold enrollment data together with other administrative staff
  • Make decisions about students applying to switch majors
  • Mitigate concerns from students and families re: artistic classes
  • and plan interventions
  • Oversee probation process, working with arts chairs and other administrators

Additional Duties

  • Teach a reduced load
  • Support Headmaster and BAA Foundation with external relations and fundraising

Required Qualifications

  • M.A. preferably in education, the arts, or arts administration
  • Teaching certification in an arts subject
  • Demonstrated experience with arts-based education
  • Demonstrated experience with culturally competent practice
  • Demonstrated experience leading teams
  • 5+ years of experience in administration, especially arts administration

QUALIFICATIONS – PREFERRED:

  • 5+ years of experience as an arts professional
  • 5+ years of experience in the classroom
  • Experience working in an urban setting, especially urban education
  • Competence in more than one language

To Apply

Please send resumes and cover letters to

Anne R. Clark

Headmaster, Boston Arts Academy

 

Posted On
May 31, 2019
For More Information
https://www.idealist.org/en/nonprofit-job/4decfb4ca56f47f197f963bd0c61da00-arts-dean-boston-arts-academy-boston