MMDG seeks a Dance for PD® Programs Coordinator with excellent organization, communication, and interpersonal skills, to join the Dance for PD team within the collaborative Education and Community Engagement Department. Reporting to the Dance for PD Programs and Engagement Manager, the Dance for PD Programs Coordinator is responsible for implementation of local in-person and global digital programming while supporting the design of program expansion and special initiatives at the vibrant, bustling Dance Center and between community-based partners. With support from the Dance for PD Programs and Engagement Manager, the Dance for PD Programs Coordinator manages scheduling and staffing for ongoing activities, oversees class registration, and acts as a liaison between faculty and staff, community participants, hosting partners, and volunteers. This is a full-time non-exempt position.
The Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG) believes that universal access to the arts is essential. Dance for PD® is a program of MMDG that offers dance classes for people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) and their families online and in person within New York City, and through our network of partners and associates, in more than 300 other communities in 25 countries. In our classes, participants are empowered to explore movement and music in ways that are refreshing, enjoyable, stimulating and creative. All of our flagship classes in New York City are offered free of charge with live musical accompaniment, reflecting the spirit of MMDG in its celebration of music and dance.
The successful candidate joins a community of kind and dedicated arts and administrative professionals who are propelled by Mark Morris's commitment to artistic excellence, access to the arts, and the impact that the arts have in connecting and engaging communities. MMDG is committed to ongoing and sustained equity and inclusion work. All staff are expected to be actively engaged and dedicated to upholding our core values: celebrating our diverse community, pursuing excellence in all that we do, advancing access, exposure, and opportunity to dance and music, and cultivating creativity. Staff members also have opportunities to shape the culture of the organization through our Work, Life and Culture Committee working groups at a time when we are revamping our IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access) action plan, initiating an ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) strategic plan, and more.
RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:
Dance for PD program classes, workshops, and events
SCHEDULE: 40 hours per week, Sunday-Thursday approximately 11 AM-7 PM; a willingness to flex one’s schedule to include additional weekend and/or evening hours depending on staffing needs.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
DEADLINE: The position is open until filled. Please note that all initial candidate interviews will be conducted by video using the Zoom (https://zoom.us/) video communications application. Please download the application in advance and have a functioning camera and speaker on your device. MMDG can also provide candidates with reasonable accommodations, if needed.
IDEAL QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:
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