TCT Academy Coordinator (Full-Time)

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati / Cincinnati, OH

Organizational Overview: 

TCT’s mission is to educate, entertain and engage audiences of all ages through professional  theatrical productions and arts education programming. We fulfill our mission through three  primary programs:

  • TCT MainStage at the Taft Theatre
  •  TCT On Tour
  •  TCT Academy

Vision: To awaken a lifelong love of theatre in children and the young at heart.

Core Beliefs: 

  •  We believe in the power of theatre to enrich lives and create deeper understandings of  people, cultures, and perspectives.
  • We believe that our audiences deserve high quality experiences that are rich with wonder,  honesty, compassion, joy, and wisdom.
  • We believe that the arts and education are not mutually exclusive.
  • We believe that the art we create must respect the diversity of our community.
  • We believe in the power of integrated arts education to enrich our lives and our  communities.

The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati believes the stories on our stages and the work we do behind the  scenes must reflect the diverse communities we serve. We believe inclusive work cultures spark wide ranging, exploratory conversations and learning. Therefore, we strongly welcome and encourage people  from all backgrounds, identities, abilities and ages to apply as we continue our commitment to diversity  and build an inclusive environment at TCT.

Position Overview: 

The TCT Academy Coordinator assists the organization in fulfilling its mission of educating,  entertaining and engaging audiences of all ages through professional theatrical productions and  arts education programming. The TCT Academy Coordinator is the “front door” to the TCT  Academy, managing relationships with students and their guardians, while providing excellent

customer service through administrative functions related to TCT Academy.

START DATE: JULY 2021

TCT Academy Department:  

The TCT Academy Department consists of the following programs:

  •  TCT Academy’s Class Sessions
  • Private Lessons, Summer Camps
  • AcademyLIVE!
  • The STAR Program

Reports and Reporting: 

The TCT Academy Coordinator reports directly to the TCT Academy Director.

Overview of Responsibilities: 

The TCT Academy Coordinator duties include but are not limited to:

  •  Navigating TCT’s systems, software, and scheduling platform: ASAP (Administrative  Software Applications)
  • Monitoring accounts, registration, and phone/email communication with students and  their guardians
  •  Managing capacity of classes, camps, and Academy events
  • Reviewing scholarship applications and dispensing awards
  • Managing classroom assignments and classroom rosters
  • Supervising front desk during class times.
  • Speaking to prospective students and their guardians about TCT Academy curricula as  curated by the education staff.
  • Working with the Education Team and Marketing Department to proof class description  copy for TCT Academy fliers and other marketing materials
  • Working with other TCT staff to launch hosted events under TCT Academy.
  • Cultivating and measuring student retention with the TCT Academy Director.
  • Representing TCT at industry events.
  • Performing other duties as assigned to support TCT’s mission.

Ideal and Minimum Qualifications: 

  • A magnetic and warm personality with excellent communication and problem-solving  skills, both written and oral
  • Broad understanding of theatre education including the ability to eloquently speak to the  importance and benefits of an arts education
  • Familiarity with managing customer accounts, invoices, and schedules
  • Collaborate with a mission-oriented and dedicated staff
  • Working knowledge of PC and Mac-based productivity software and familiarity with  industry standard theatrical software
  • Able to maintain a flexible work schedule, which may include irregular and extended  working hours during certain times of the season.

Salary and Benefits: 

  • Wage Range: $12-14/hr.
  • Health, vision and dental benefits available, partially subsidized by employer  contributions, after a waiting period
  • 403(b) retirement plan participation available with eligibility for an employer match after  one year of credited service
  • Generous PTO based on years of service
  • Generous paid holiday schedule

To Apply: 

Qualified candidates should submit whatever they feel best reflects their qualifications. This can  come in the form of cover letter/resume, portfolios, video links, demo reels. (Files should be less  than 3MB in total). No phone calls please.

DEADLINE: MAY 18, 2021 – 5PM 

Please submit your materials along with references to: submissions@tctcincinnati.com  Subject Line: SUBMISSION ACADEMY COORDINATOR