Seeking: Program Coordinator
$20/hr non-exempt, 15-20hr/wk
Mostly weekdays with a flexible schedule, plus preferred availability on Saturdays mornings
Remote to start due to COVID-19, transitioning to Joe Goode Annex Office.
Founded in 1986, Joe Goode Performance Group (JGPG) is a nationally recognized dance theater organization whose mission is to promote understanding, compassion and tolerance among people through the innovative use of dance and theater. Its mission is enacted through performances, educational programs, and a studio theater, the Joe Goode Annex.
Program Coordinator Summary
Working with guidance from and collaboration with the Program & Communications Manager, and administrative/human resource management from the Executive Director, the Program Coordinator interfaces directly with JGPG’s 8-person regular staff team, including the Executive and Artistic Directors, Education Co-Coordinators, and Annex leadership; board members; program staff such as Teaching Artists and Performers; and community and artistic partners. This is a new role, to support JGPG’s expanding programs.
The role is primarily intended to bolster the planning and execution of JGPG’s performance and education programs. The position requires strong organizational skills and interest in collaboration, with an artist-centered approach. At first, a significant focus of the role will be on Time of Change, JGPG’s next major site-specific show premiering in Sep 2021 in the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood (Read more about the show here: joegoode.org/see-us/time-of-change). Over time, it will recalibrate to focus on the next JGPG artistic projects, alongside ongoing, year-round educational initiatives.
- Work with the Program & Communications Manager in planning and preparation for upcoming program activity
- Coordinate and schedule meetings across artistic teams
- Host virtual classes on Zoom
- Support social media promotion of JGPG events
- Manage online Box Office set-up for JGPG performances, classes, and workshops
- Collaborate on community outreach for programs such as Dance for Parkinson’s, Time of Change, and Resilience Project
- Cultivate meaningful relationships with JGPG colleagues, constituents, and community members, in the ethos of JGPG’s methodologies
- Enact JGPG values by creating spaces for storytelling and resilience
- Previous experience in program coordination and arts administration
- Excitement and love for the live performing arts, bringing an energy into sharing that with peers and the public!
- Curiosity and interest in group process and collaboration (e.g. co-writing, workshopping ideas, etc.)
- Openness to embodiment and storytelling practices in staff meeting contexts
- Investment in learning about and implementing new workplace models, in alignment with JGPG’s Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity work (see below for more)
- Strong follow-through skills/comfort with identifying and executing action items from meetings and emails
- Ability to create and track program timelines (which are spacious enough to give room for adaptation and creativity)
- Comfort in adapting or “context-switching” – working on several different projects in a single day
- Knowledge of Zoom, Salesforce (Patron Manager preferred), Trello, WordPress, or similar online technologies
Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion:
Since 2019, JGPG has been invested in ongoing equity-centered dialogues, meetings, learning opportunities, and is beginning to enact the structural changes needed to more fully live our values. Any new member of the JGPG team would be welcomed into this vital part of our work, which takes place through working and discussion groups, affinity gatherings, and training/workshops. Read more at joegoode.org/about/equity
Physical requirements include lifting boxes and materials (50lb limit), writing, typing, talking on the phone, walking, standing and sitting. Accommodations will be made to the extent possible.
Ability to work some evenings and weekends is required.
Note: JGPG is also seeking a half-time Annex Artist Coordinator, a position that focuses specifically on the needs of the Annex as an inclusive space for local artists. JGPG is open to discussing merging these roles into a single full-time position, should that be of interest.
Email us to introduce yourself – share your professional or artistic background, related experience, and interest in the role – along with a simple resume (or list of relevant experience) to Michelle Lynch Reynolds, Executive Director, at [email protected] Please include the job title in subject line.
Interviews for the role will be conducted over Zoom.
*Joe Goode Performance Group is non-profit 501(c)(3) organization and an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from diverse backgrounds – BIPOC, LGBTQ+, and people with disabilities – are encouraged to apply! JGPG aligns itself with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, and considers all qualified applicants, regardless of arrest and conviction records.