Wednesday, September 7, 2016

job posting - Education Manager - Arizona Theatre Company

Education Manager
Full time exempt
Reports to Artistic Director
Updated 9/6

Arizona’s first professional theatre company, Arizona Theatre Company is the state’s only member of the respected League of Resident Theatres (LORT) – as well as the only LORT theatre nationally that produces shows in two cities, Tucson (at the historic Temple of Music and Art) and Phoenix, (at the elegant Herberger Theater Centre). ATC maintains offices in both Tucson and Phoenix.

The Education Manager is responsible for managing the day-to-day education and outreach efforts. The position’s primary responsibilities include fulfilling the education department goals, outreach to the education community, delivery of education programs both on site and in schools, fulfillment of grant-funded education programs, managing the education department staff and executing the department strategies set by the Artistic Director. The position can be based in Tucson or Phoenix with travel between ATC’s offices.

Manage all education and engagement programs including Summer on Stage, Theatre on the Go, Master Classes, Onceuponna, My Shakespeare, Student Matinees and Teach Preview Night
Oversee interaction with local education institutions by maintaining ongoing dialogue with community wide circle of educators
Develop engaging curriculum in collaboration with the artistic team
Manage administration, marketing & program development of the department
Recruit, train, supervise Teaching Artists and Interns
Represent ATC to the community through speaking engagements and meetings
Maintain the education department calendar
Facilitate scheduling and internal communication concerning educational activities
Manage post show discussion schedules
Manage budgets for the education department and various educational grants
Collaboratively develop and implementing policies for educational programming
Assist development initiatives as needed, including assistance in grant submissions
Create press releases for education programming
Other duties as assigned

Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with the ability to develop and deliver successful presentations both scripted and unscripted
Self motivated, friendly, energetic and an effective and efficient communicator
Attentive to detail, accountable and deadline oriented
Able to uphold a tone of collaboration, respect, optimism and professionalism, both   internally and externally, while maintaining composure in a fast-paced, deadline driven setting
Excellent knowledge of classroom management techniques

Bachelor’s degree, MA or MFA preferred
5 years of education experience in the arts
Knowledge of state education and learning standards
Supervisory experience
Valid Fingerprint Clearance Card

To Apply:
Please send an email including your resume to


  1. Hello!

    I have been trying to apply to this job and keep getting a delivery failure notice saying the email address does not exist. Help!

  2. I've contacted ATC and will let you know what I find out about the email address they gave me for this job posting.

  3. Miranda - the address we were given before was incorrect - this has now been updated with the correct one -