Education Program Manager, School Partnerships

Job Type

Full Time




New York
United States


Roundabout Theatre Company, one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit theatres, seeks an energetic, personable individual to join the company as the Education Program Manager, School Partnerships.


The Education Program Manager is a full-time, year-round position administrating the day to day operations of Roundabout’s School Partnership Programs across New York’s 5 boroughs.


School Partnerships

·        Oversee the planning and implementation of residency, workshop, and Roundabout field trip activities for school partners

·        Collaborate with Teaching Artists and school contacts to develop and monitor partnership goals and operating budgets

·        Book Teaching Artists in residencies and support their partnership with educators

  • Book partner school ticket orders in Tessitura
  • Liaise with RTC Staff to host school partner theatre visits
  • Conduct site visits to school partners to observe and monitor partnership progress

·        Collect, maintain, and review program assessment materials

  • Advocate for school partnership models by participating and presenting at conferences, workshops and ongoing involvement with professional organizations
  • Advocate for school partnership funding, as assigned

Professional Development

  • Provide administrative support to teachers and Teaching Artists, including advisement on aligning residency work with National, State, and New York City Learning Standards
  • Collaborate with RTC staff in auditioning potential Teaching Artists

After School

·        Support Roundabout Youth Ensemble, as needed

Theatre Access

·        Assist with Student Matinees and Theatre Access workshops, as needed

Career Development

  • Supervise a full-time seasonal apprentice and summer intern
  • Co-Produce the annual College and Career Readiness Day
  • Co-Produce IATSE Hidden Career Path Days


·        Implement efficient administrative systems to support program, such as the increased use of the Tessitura database for constituent and program tracking

  • Collaborate with Education Data and PD Coordinator to provide financial, curricular, and statistical reports for internal and external purposes
  • Contribute to grant proposals and reports as needed
  • Monitor Teaching Artist payroll for associated programs
  • And other duties as assigned


Bachelor’s degree as well as a minimum of 3+ years of not-for-profit experience required. Degree in Education or related work experience preferred.

The ideal candidate will be extremely personable and collaborative with excellent interpersonal skills and a roll up your sleeves and get it done attitude. S/he will also possess the following:

·        Direct experience managing budgets

·        A general knowledge of all aspects of professional theatre 

·        A strong understanding and proficiency with technology and computer software programs such as Tessitura CRM (or similar), Microsoft Office and Adobe Create Suite

·        Understanding of and experience with NYC DOE processes

·        Comfortability interacting with students, educators, parents, artists, and arts education professionals

·        Strong organizational skills

·        Multilingual skills (a plus).

Flexibility to work occasional evening and weekend hours required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS Able to lift 30 lbs.

Roundabout Theatre Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Our Mission: Roundabout celebrates the power of theatre by spotlighting classics from the past, cultivating new works of the present, and educating minds for the

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please forward cover letter in PDF or Word with salary requirements and resume to: – and use code EPM-0318 in the subject line. No phone calls please.