The Arts Administration Fellowship is an opportunity to develop arts administration skills in a professional setting through Drama School, Community Engagement, and Arts-Based Learning programs. This fellowship program is for one school year and simulates the work of a full time position within SCT. It provides opportunities for growth and reflection as the teaching artist fellow builds professional relationships within SCT and the Seattle arts communities, gains hands-on experience in arts administration and project management, and access to a network of professional development opportunities.
Position Title: Education Administrative Fellowship
Supervisor: Drama School Operations Manager and Associate Director of Education
Classification: Full Time/ Seasonal (September ‘21 to May ‘22)
Deadline to Apply: August 6th, 2021 at 11:59 PM, PST
About SCT: At SCT we are working to become an anti-racist organization, as such we value a diverse workforce and inclusive culture. We are committed to diversity in all areas of our work and strive to build a staff, board and programming that reflects the diversity of the United States, as well as the global society in which we live. We strongly encourage candidates from communities that have historically been excluded from the Theatre and Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) field.
Since its inception in 1975, the Seattle Children’s Theatre (SCT), has served more than 4 million children through professional theatre and arts education in the Puget Sound region and beyond.
Seattle Children’s Theatre Mission Statement: To provide children of all ages with access to professional theatre, with a focus on new works, and theatre education.
Position Summary: The Arts Administration Fellowship is an exciting opportunity to develop arts administration skills in a professional setting through Drama School programming and in-addition support Community Engagement, and Arts-Based Learning programs within project assignments. Through this fellowship program the individual builds professional relationships within SCT and the greater-Seattle arts community, builds short and long-term professional goals, gains hands-on experience in administration/customer service, and engages in professional development opportunities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Supports day-to-day department administrative tasks
- Provides daily customer service for constituents via phone and email communications
- Schedule and database management
- Supports afternoon/evening, weekend, and holiday programming that are predominately in-person and occasionally virtual or off-site
- Attends meetings or in-the-field programming as needed
- Other duties as assigned
Desirable Skills and Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s Degree or a minimum of two years in related field.
- Database experience; Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and Teams.
- Experience in Theatre Education and customer service is required.
- Excellent leadership, communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, meet deadlines, and can work independently or collaboratively with a team.
- Demonstrated commitment to anti-oppression work and interest in public health.
- Familiarity with database programs like Tessitura or teaching artistry a plus, but not required.
- Bilingual or multilingual abilities a plus.
Work Environment & Requirements:
- SCT is a fast paced, non-profit environment.
- Dog-friendly workplace and can support service animals in-space.
- Studio and classroom spaces are accessed via stairways; Elevators are available.
- Must be able to pass a background check.
- Must have reliable transportation.
Salary & Schedule:
- Compensation is $16.69 per hour.
- Eligible for paid federal holidays and sick time.
- Expected to support on-site programming during holiday break camps, including fall/winter holidays and spring break.
- Terms of Employment is September 2021-May 2022.
- 40 hours per week, Tuesday-Saturday.
Application Procedures: If you are interested in applying for this internship, please submit a Resume, Cover Letter, and Diversity Statement addressed to Tiffany Maltos, Associate Director of Education to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than August 6th, 2021 at 11:59 PM, PST. No phone calls please.
The Diversity Statement should describe how your work, training and/or experience demonstrates a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. What effort have you made and/or have been involved with that fosters cultural awareness and understanding? What have you done to further your knowledge on access, equity, diversity and inclusion? What do you hope to bring to SCT that will enhance and support a commitment to antiracist work?
Additional Information: The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications, and objectives required of employees assigned to this job. Seattle Children’s Theatre provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.