Youth Performing Arts Program (YPAP) Teaching Artist
Zaccho Dance Theatre’s Youth Performing Arts Program (YPAP) is looking to hire Teaching Artists skilled in teaching hip hop dance to Pre-K through high school students in San Francisco’s Bayview Hunters Point community.
- Experience in teaching dance technique and creating choreography for youth is mandatory.
- Experience in serving youth from underserved communities is preferred.
- BIPOC artists are highly encouraged to apply.
- Compensation is commensurate with experience.
Commitment: Hours are flexible during after school hours. Classes are weekdays and run from October 2022 until May 2023 culminating with a year-end performance.
TO APPLY: If interested, please email a resume and statement of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org by no later than September 30, 2022.
Zaccho Dance Theatre is currently accepting applications for a part-time Studio Manager. This will be an hourly, non-exempt employee position for approximately 15 hours per week at $25 to $30 per hour, depending on experience, and eligible for accrued Vacation and Paid Sick Leave. Additional benefits include free use of the Zaccho Studio (studio schedule permitting). The Studio Manager will report directly to Zaccho’s Artistic Director Joanna Haigood and Managing Director Lisa Burger. BIPOC people are strongly encouraged to apply.
Zaccho Studio Manager is responsible for: overseeing use of Zaccho Studio by facilitating rentals and keeping the Studio calendar current with all rental and Zaccho programming activities; building revenue, community awareness, and studio branding through the rental of the Studio; helping to develop Studio use to further Zaccho’s mission and programming; working with all Studio participants to ensure fees are collected and accounted for; ensuring that the Studio is clean and maintained.
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com with the subject line "Studio Manager."
Anticipated Start Date: Immediately - Position open until filled Position announced September 1, 2022
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Facilitate Studio Rentals
- Arrange and manage contracts for all studio rentals
- Respond to all inquiries about rentals in a prompt and professional manner
- Establish studio rental pricing (with Managing Director)
- Ready studio for each rental ensuring that studio is clean and useable
- Oversee scheduling for Artists in Residency (AiR) Program, serving as liaison between AiR participants and Zaccho Dance Theatre
- Maintain files of all studio renters, including contracts, payments due, payments received; support Managing Director with sending monthly invoices
House Management for Renters
- Evaluate time and personnel needed for each rental (including pre- and post-event requirements)
- Oversee rental load ins and load outs, as appropriate
Coordinate Studio Calendar
- Oversee Studio Calendar and scheduling to ensure that artists, Artists in Residence, Zaccho youth programs, private rentals, and resident companies receive adequate and appropriate time in the studio
- Communicate changes and updates to all concerned parties, as appropriate
Facilities Manager / Equipment Maintenance
- Oversee all maintenance, cleaning, and safety tasks for the Zaccho Studio, which will include climbing ladders, lifting, and other physical tasks
- Ensure that all equipment is properly maintained and functional
- Oversee schedule for rigging and safety inspections and reviews of equipment and facility
- Oversee studio cleanliness and trash / recycling removal
- Store props and costuming in an organized and efficient manner
Studio Rental Marketing
- Ensure that community is aware of studio rental options, including maintaining Zaccho Studio availability on websites such as DancersGroup and Peerspace
- Support Zaccho communications team (Web/Graphic Designer, Social Media Manager) to maintain Zaccho website, social media, and branding to promote Zaccho Studio through consistent graphics, wording, and focus of marketing materials and email-blasts
- Support Artists-in-Residence and Resident Companies with announcing programming and events developed during their Zaccho residencies
- Work with the Zaccho team to develop creative strategies for using the Studio to further our mission and programming
- Participate in Zaccho’s strategic planning and annual staff retreat
- Participate in weekly staff meetings (by teleconference)
- Support Zaccho’s goals with other tasks as needed
- Strong desire to support Zaccho Dance Theatre’s mission and values
- Experience managing facilities
- Preference given to persons with rigging experience
- Experience managing contracts
- Ability to interact with artists, workers, renters, parents
- Understanding and appreciation of dance and/or performing arts
- Understanding of business marketing, or ability to learn and apply this knowledge
- Strong interpersonal skills including self-management
- Ability to research problems and solutions to facility problems
- Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion
- Strong written and oral communication skills
- Well organized with attention to detail
- Proficient with Microsoft Office programs, Google Suite, Zoom, social media platforms (Instagram, Facebook), and cloud-based record-management systems (Google Drive, Dropbox)
- Ability to learn and apply understanding of online platforms such as Facebook, DancersGroup, Peerspace
Flexible hours, split time between the Zaccho Studio and working remotely; approximately 50% remote. Occasional evening and weekend hours required for house management and rental needs.
With or without reasonable accommodation(s), the essential functions of this position require certain physical and mental abilities. These abilities include, but are not limited to: sitting, standing, climbing a ladder, walking, bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, lifting (up to 50 lbs.), typing, writing (in English), reading (English), speaking (English), seeing, hearing, basic mathematical calculations, problem solving, reasoning, composition, and decision-making.