TAP Coordinator | Part-Time Temporary

Community-Word Project

Organization Description: 
CWP’s Teaching Artist Project, or TAP, is a collective of antiracist, diversely experienced, training, emerging and working arts educators and teaching artists who are looking for a supportive community to engage in a self-reflective, justice-oriented learning practice to enhance their teaching. TAP programs include a range of training offerings in New York City and beyond. CWP programming takes place in all five boroughs with concentrated programming in the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, and Manhattan.

Position Description:
This is a collaborative role focused on administrative duties. The key responsibilities include administrative support for TAP’s Summer Institute program, TAP marketing & outreach, TAP data management, and TAP applicant enrollment. This position works closely with the TAP Co-Directors team and reports to the TAP Co-Director of Communications, Operations, & Facilitation. This is a part-time, 15 hour per week position that combines regular working hours to be established Monday – Friday during CWP office hours (9-6PM) and availability for regular weekend and evening programming as scheduled by the TAP team. Must have availability on Friday afternoons and July 18-22. TAP staff will travel to and from program sites as part of their work and should be able to travel by public transit.

Reports to:
TAP Co-Director of Communications, Operations, & Facilitation

Job Requirements & Responsibilities:
-Regular check-ins with TAP Co-Directors and DDPO
-Prep materials for TAP events and programs such as Summer Institute
-Support marketing and outreach for TAP’s core 8-month program
-Bringing materials to community spaces and orgs to advocate for our programming
-Draft email copy
-Generate draft email copy for TAP newsletters and other general TAP communication
-Participate in candidate material review and interviews for TAP programs
-Support TAP program planning and follow-up logistics
-Updating the marketing contact sheet
-identifying and booking program spaces
-submitting and tracking invoices for vendor payments 
-ordering supplies
-adding events to shared calendars
-During programs, support space set up and clean up, communication with spaces and participants as applicable, food and beverage delivery/pick-up, etc.. 
-When available, attend regular CWP office meetings
-Communicate efficiently and professionally with CWP Staff and trainees
-Submit biweekly timesheets by the due dates listed in the pay period schedule

Candidate Qualifications:
-Strong oral and written communication skills
-Strong organizational and planning skills
-Strong understanding of Teaching Artistry & Arts Education
-Experience and comfort using Google Suite products (such as Google Drive, Docs, and Sheets), Zoom, and 3rd party mail services (e.g. Mailchimp).
-Strong collaboration skills
-Experience as a theater, visual arts, movement, and/or dance artist a plus but not required.
-Experience using Salesforce or similar data management tools is a plus but not required.
-Commitment to and experience with grass roots organizations
-Strong content knowledge as an artist in your discipline
-Commitment to serving and learning from young people in the New York City area
-Commitment to incorporating anti-racist and social justice practices into your teaching, collaboration, and communication 
-Ability to speak and write in Spanish, Mandarin, French, and/or Arabic a plus but not required. 

Physical Demands include: 
-Operate a computer and other office productivity machinery to collaborate, organize, communicate
-Traveling with program supplies for in-person programs

Position Type:
Part-time, temporary

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FLSA Status:

Important Dates: Application due by EOD March 29th, 2023 First round individual interviews will be held virtually between April 3rd-7th, 2023 with group interviews to follow between April 17th and 21st, 2023.

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Organization or Project Website:

Application Info:
Please send the application materials below to tap@communitywordproject.org with “2023 TAP Coordinator” as the subject. Please, no calls.

Application Materials:
Cover letter (with work in arts admin or a related area)
3-4 links (preferred) to or attached samples* of your artistic work
names and emails of three references

*Artistic samples can include but are not limited to the following:
3-4 pages of poetry or prose (Word Doc or PDF)
3-4 images (JPG, PNG or PDF)
3-4 production/performance programs (PDF)
Productions/performances list with descriptions, dates and venues (Word or PDF)
1-2 audio files (MP3 or WAV)
1-2 video files (MOV or MP4)
Links to performances, exhibits, work, etc. 

Community-Word Project (CWP) is committed to learning and engaging in work that disrupts and roots out systems and structures that perpetuate racial inequities and oppression. We intentionally seek to build and maintain a diverse and talented team that reflects the backgrounds and experiences of our students and creates an inclusive environment for all employees. CWP is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, marital status or medical condition.