Job: Los Angeles Opera needs a FT Associate Director of Programming, Education, and Community Engagement (Los Angeles)


Reporting to the Vice President of Education and Community Engagement, this position will have responsibility for the development, oversight and evaluation of all of LA Opera's education and engagement activities with the goal of providing access to the Opera art form to all populations in the Los Angeles community.

Position responsibilities will focus on the expansion of current educational and engagement programs including but not limited to: development of college/university engagement programs; refining curriculum and program content for all K-12 school educator and school programs, including teacher training and materials, student matinees, in-school residencies and student subscriptions; maximizing community partnerships and performance engagements for underserved populations; and strongly and positively representing LA Opera to other arts, education and civic institutions to promote constructive working partnerships in the community.

Qualified candidates will have 5+ years in arts education management, excellent communication and organizational skills; ability to thrive in a fast-paced arts environment while managing multiple programs; understanding of educational issues, curriculum, theories and strategies, age/grade characteristics; strong public presentation and interpersonal skills with enthusiasm to engage with diverse audiences. The ideal candidate will have a passion for arts education and for working with young people, educators, and artists.. Bilingual skills are a plus.

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LA Opera seeks an Education Programs Assistant for their award-winning Education and Community Engagement Department. Reporting to the Education Manager, the Education Programs Associate will provide general administrative support and coordination for the Company's education and community engagement programs. This position will also assist in the planning and implementation of education programs, projects and events, and will be responsible for tracking program participant enrollment including data entry, manipulation and analysis.

Qualified candidates will be highly organized and have a degree or experience in arts, arts management or arts education. Applicants will have worked extensively in Word, Excel and Outlook, and have experience with database applications.. Qualified candidates will also demonstrate the ability to attend to detail in a fast-paced, multi-tasked environment and have strong written and oral communication skills, as well as an aptitude for interacting well with the public. Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite, a background in curriculum development, and/or Spanish bilingual skills are all pluses..

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and sit for long periods of time, and work at a computer for long periods of time. The employee will be required to lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. This is a part-time position, offering approximately 20-25 hours per week. There is some flexibility in setting hours during the business week; however, the work schedule may vary and will include some mandatory nights as well as Saturdays and Sundays.

To apply please send cover letter and resume with "Education Programs Assistant" in the subject line to<>

Compensation is $15.00 per hour.


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