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Education and Community Engagement Programs Manager

The Education and Community Engagement Programs Manager works closely with the Director of ECE in the planning and execution of all department programs. This job requires excellent managerial skills and an ability to manage multiple projects and people to deliver and design leading-edge theatre arts education and community programs. Besides managerial know-how, an appropriate candidate must show exceptional creative problem-solving skills, a desire to apply theatre arts within community contexts, and have a desire to manage a busy and growing department. Knowledge of curriculum design and teaching artistry in theatre education will be useful. 


  • Manage and Oversee all teaching artist residencies
  • Oversee the application of residency assessment and evaluation
  • Oversee the implementation of School Partnerships Program
  • Organize and manage all summer programs
  • Setup, implement and manage the Alley Youth Company
  • Manage and track all department finances
  • Assist the facilitation and the Implementation of the Staging Stem Program
  • Manage ECE Staff
  • Support the ECE Marketing Associate to market programs out within the field, in residencies, etc.
  • Evaluate with Director of ECE the growing departmental and ongoing needs
  • Additional duties as assigned.

In addition to the duties listed above, the Alley Theatre expects the following of each employee:  adheres to theatre’s policies and procedures; works in a safe manner;  performs duties as workload necessitates; maintains a positive and respectful attitude; communicates regularly with supervisor about department issues; demonstrates efficient time management and prioritizes workload; demonstrates regular and consistent attendance and punctuality; meets department productivity standards; participates in Alley Theatre events as needed or required; and completes other duties as assigned.

Reports to:

  • Director of Education and  Community Engagement

Works Closely with:

  • Managing Director
  • ECE Programs Administrator
  • Comptroller
  • Database Administrator
  • ECE Staff
  • Alley Teaching Artists
  • Marketing Staff

Education, Experience and Skills Required:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in related field or equivalent experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple programs and people simultaneously
  • Excellent computer skills; experience with Tessitura very helpful
  • Capacity to solve problems and engage in creative thinking about challenges
  • Maturity and understanding of the needs of the Education Department
  • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork and diplomacy skills
  • Ability to work long hours and manage an irregular schedule including weekends and holidays

Please submit your resume and cover letter through email by August 7, 2013, to We are expecting the position to start late August.    

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