Program Coordinator

Washington DC
Feb 19, 2019
Apr 02, 2019
Automotive, Education
Full Time

Administers the Changing Education Through the Arts (CETA) program for DC metro teachers presented primarily at the Kennedy Center.

Duties and Responsibilities

65% Administer program of professional learning workshops/courses for CETA events at the Kennedy Center, including coordinating logistics and communication for events, arranging travel and lodging accommodations, engaging in the programming process, managing evaluative data, and processing payments and making accurate budget projections.

25% Coordinate logistics and communication for professional learning events for school administrators and teaching artists. Proofread and edit workshop packets.

8% Maintain a formalized partnership with Arlington Public Schools and Prince George's County Public Schools and supervise events associated with the partnerships.

2% Serve as the CETA team liaison for the National Partnerships department for the Annual Meeting and Institute and coordinate logistics for selected sessions for these events.

N/A Other duties as assigned.

N/A Responds to the needs and requests of Kennedy Center management and staff in a professional and expedient manner.

N/A Adheres to all employer policies and procedures.


  • College degree; a bachelor's degree in either arts education, education, or arts management is preferred.
  • Two years of event planning and general office work experience

Minimum Skills and/or Knowledge Required

  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills; must be a creative problem solver and able to write clearly.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize a large volume of work.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate in person and on the telephone. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel in order to operate computer keyboard, office equipment, and other essential tasks. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, bend, stoop, crouch, and reach with hands and arms. This position infrequently lifts, carries, or otherwise moves and positions objects weighing up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is medium low.

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is a world premier performing arts organization and our nation's cultural center. Diversity is a critical component of our mission, vision, and values. Our staff exhibits a wide variety of perspectives and experiences which enable us to foster and strengthen an environment of diversity and inclusion. We offer a comprehensive range of benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, and a 403(b) retirement plan.

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