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School Programs Coordinator

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Jacob’s Pillow seeks a School Programs Coordinator to serve as an integral part of a team led by The Carole and Dan Burack Director of The School at Jacob’s Pillow and the Associate Director of The School, and includes the the School Administrative Assistant. The position focuses on the recruitment, the Master Class Series, implementation, and documentation practices for all customized professional advancement programs offered annually by The School; each designed to support artists on the cusp of launching their careers in more finely developing their unique voice in the field.


  • Participate in program purpose and goal-setting sessions with Directors and staff of The School.
  • Develop, monitor, and manage collection of online Program Application and Master Class pre-registration information by working closely with the Associate Director of The School; includes a focus on how a new database can streamline data collection and organization and analytical mapping for the department.
  • Track and report on collection of Master Class registrations and Program Application fees and assist School Administrative Assistant with invoicing and tracking tuition payments.
  • Assist School Associate Director with recruitment tour studio rental, event, and artist logistical arrangements as needed. 
  • Create an End of Day report during application and registration cycle.
  • Monitor and respond to School@ email with Associate Director 
  • Coordinates program notification, pre-arrival planning, curricula documentation, and reflection procedures for each program.
  • Supports Associate Director on program promotional strategies and draft copy with marketing department leading to website content and targeted recruitment communications via e-blasts, social media, fliers, partner relationships, and other materials.
  • Prepare and maintain department documents explaining curricular and logistical needs and next steps to artists, dancers, dance educators, and the general public. 
  • Collaboratively work with School Directors in screening, interviewing, and selecting the School Programs Interns for each Festival season; training and supervising Interns throughout the Festival.
  • Recruit and track involvement of alumni to be part of the Alumni Council; training alumni to assist with Recruitment and Master Classes, documenting their program participation year-round, conducting research surveys, and passing on alumni contact and affiliation updates to the School Administrative Assistant. 
  • Collaborate with School Administrative Assistant in maintaining application tracking and transitioning student records to alumni records in database.
  • Serve as an alternate SEVIS representative with Associate Director, under Associate Producer, when needed. SEVIS is the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System managed by the U.S. government that enables The School to enroll international dancers in its programs. 


  • Bachelor's Degree or the equivalent of experiential practice as a dance professional with arts administration experience.
  • Familiarity with multiple dance genres and diverse dance studio training and performance practices.
  • Previous project management and administrative experiences in dance.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills that are culturally sensitive and embody the values of Jacob’s Pillow.
  • Strong organizational skills, including accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of The School collaborative team.
  • Ability to communicate professionally and sensitively with a wide-range of diverse professionals, people, and institutional contacts.
  • Ability to work with agility in a fast-paced environment
  • Basic understanding of budgeting, social media, and database technology.


  • Fluency or passable conversationalist in another language. 
  • Familiarity with Jacob’s Pillow.
  • Strong dance history knowledge. 
  • Self-motivated, caring, and creative individual.


Jacob’s Pillow, a National Historic Landmark and recipient of the National Medal of Arts, is a year-round center for dance and home to America's longest-running international dance festival located in the beautiful Berkshires of Western Massachusetts. The Pillow encompasses the world-renowned international Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, presenting more than 50 dance companies and over 350 events each summer; The School at Jacob’s Pillow, one of the most prestigious professional dance training centers in the U.S.; the Pillow Lab, a residency program that supports new choreography; growing Community Engagement programs that serve local school children, artists, and community members alike; rare and extensive dance Archives, open to the public, which chronicles more than a century of dance through photographs, videos of performances and talks with artists, costumes, and scholarly essays; and Apprenticeships, a Fellows Program, and an Internship Program that provide professional advancement and training opportunities.

Jacob’s Pillow is committed to providing an inclusive, diverse, accessible, and equitable environment that cultivates the celebration of the art of dance and its positive impact on communities. Jacob’s Pillow’s mission is to support dance creation, presentation, education, and preservation; and to engage and deepen public appreciation and support for dance. Organization-wide values include inclusion, leadership, integrity, flexibility, partnership, and sustainability.

Jacob’s Pillow is a registered 501(c)(3) not for profit organization that provides equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, military or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by state or federal law. This policy also prohibits employees from harassing any other employee for any reason including, but not limited to, race, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disabled status.

Jacob’s Pillow seeks a School Programs Coordinator to serve as an integral part of a team led by The Carole and Dan Burack Director of The School at Jacob’s Pillow and the Associate Director of The School, and includes the the School…

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Al menos USD $38.500
/ año


Medical/Dental/ 403b

Medical/Dental/ 403b


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El trabajo se puede realizar en cualquier lugar en Estados Unidos
Ubicación Asociada
358 George Carter Rd, Becket, MA 01223, United States

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