manager of Classes and Camps

FLYNN CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, LTD.

FULL-Time, Exempt


The Flynn is committed to creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. We strive to be diverse in age, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, ethnicity, and perspective. Our goal is to build and maintain an organization where everyone can do their best work. We believe that people of color, people from working class backgrounds, women, and LGBTQ people must be centered in the work we do, we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other marginalized communities.

ABOUT THE FLYNN

The Flynn Center for the Performing Arts is Northern New England’s premiere performing arts center. The Flynn offers a wide range of cultural and educational experiences and nurtures the creative development of performing artists. Our facilities include a 1,411-seat proscenium auditorium (Flynn Main Stage), a 180-seat black box cabaret space (Flynn Space), two education studios, a gallery with rotating exhibits of regional artists, and adjoining lobbies.

The Flynn hosts over 200 performances and over 50 camps and classes annually. Regularly scheduled performances include the Flynn season, which features world-class music, Broadway, theater, dance, and family performances on our Main Stage, with additional touring shows added throughout the year and weekday matinees presented through our Student Matinee Series, in addition to the Burlington Discover Jazz Festival. The Flynn also provides a performance venue for the Vermont Symphony Orchestra, the Vermont Youth Orchestra, Lyric Theatre, and other local arts organizations.


To apply, send a cover letter and resume to HResources@flynnvt.org


Basic Function

Reporting to the Education Director, the Manager is the primary contact and client services provider for all current and potential students and their families; manages and maintains the two studio spaces; liaises with marketing; and, oversees all logistics related to classes and camps including registration, payroll, and other data and financial tracking.


Characteristic Duties & Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the Education Director and team to assess community needs and deliver classes and camps that support the mission of the Flynn
  • Implement registration procedures and policies of Flynn Classes & Camps including: Field inquires; manage registration, send confirmations and pre-class communications
  • Process all payments, payment plans, and scholarship requests. Generate end-of term statistical reports.
  • Collaborate with community partners to provide scholarships and subsidies


Supervise Teaching Artists

  • Manage scheduling, contracts and hiring paperwork, onboarding, and payroll for classes and camps instructors


Provide on-site support for Flynn classes and camps, including

  • Open studios, greet teaching artists, students, and families
  • Maintain digital files including camp lesson plans, class evaluations, faculty roster, etc.
  • Coordinate final performances: coordinate with production team and communicate with staff, students, and families


Coordinate with the Marketing Department

  • Work with Marketing to manage mailing lists for parents, students, and prospects
  • Manage the creation of print materials; coordinating with marketing team
  • Collaborate with marketing to increase enrollment
  • Oversee production and storage of photographs and videos of classes and camps.


Supervision Exercised 

Recruit and hire as needed, manage payroll as needed. Supervise interns, volunteers, and camp assistants.


Supervision Received

Supervision is received from the director of education.


Qualifications

  • 3-5 years relevant and effective work experience: performing arts experience preferred.
  • Collaborative team-oriented with ability to work independently, organize and coordinate tasks, set priorities, meet deadlines, and work effectively on multiple projects
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Technologically proficient
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends
  • High level of interest in creating inclusive programs and educational opportunities in the performing arts
  • Enthusiasm for working with people of all ages. Patience and a sense of humor are a must


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This general outline illustrates the type of work that characterizes the Job Classification.  It is not an all-encompassing statement of the specific duties, responsibilities and qualifications of individual positions assigned to the classification.

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