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Trenton Arts at Princeton Program Coordinator

Company: Princeton University
Location: Princeton
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:


The Trenton Arts at Princeton (TAP) Program Coordinator is a brand-new position that supports the operational and logistical scope of TAP. The TAP Program Coordinator will be responsible for the administration of Saturday Morning Arts (SMArts) , a co-curricular program through which Trenton public school students and Princeton University students gather every Saturday to engage in choral, dance, orchestral, and theatrical training. The TAP Program Coordinator will serve as the primary liaison for Trenton students and families involved in SMArts, for which Spanish-language fluency is required. The TAP Program Coordinator will also be responsible for integrating college access efforts into SMArts as well as exploring the feasibility of a new college access program that would support Trenton Central High School students who wish to major or minor in the arts in college. Furthermore, the TAP Program Coordinator will assist the TAP Program Manager in seeking out opportunities to collaborate with other campus units.

The position reports to the TAP Program Manager, supervises an undergraduate Program Assistant, and assists the Program Manager and SMArts Directors with the supervision of 7+ undergraduate employees and 50+ undergraduate volunteers.

Trenton Arts at Princeton (TAP) is the University's coordinator of co-curricular arts engagement activities in Trenton, with a particular focus on the public schools. Our mission is to build a multi-disciplinary community of artists across Trenton and Princeton University through student leadership and volunteer opportunities, youth programming, community performances, and more. TAP is a collaboration between the Department of Music, Lewis Center for the Arts, and Pace Center for Civic Engagement.


Support and contribute to the strategic direction for Saturday Morning Arts (SMArts), a weekly multidisciplinary artistic experience engaging Trenton and Princeton University students, in collaboration with the TAP Program Manager, SMarts Directors, and Trenton Arts Fellows.
Coordinate the operational and logistical scope of SMArts including, but not limited to, organizing busing, food, guest performances, and rehearsal spaces for weekly rehearsals; supervising an undergraduate Program Assistant; supporting the recruitment of Trenton and Princeton University students; and contributing to the production of semesterly showcases and other performances.
Manage communications with Trenton students and families regarding rehearsals, performances, field trips, policies, and more.
Annually evaluate and assess SMArts programming.
Provide college access guidance, as needed, to Trenton students enrolled in Saturday Morning Arts. Examples of support might include having regular office hours for students who have questions about their applications.
Explore the feasibility of a new college access program, housed in TAP, that would support Trenton Central High School students who wish to major or minor in the arts in college. If feasible, such a program might launch in Spring or Fall 2023, run by the TAP Program Coordinator.
Assist the TAP Program Manager with the coordination of existing campus collaborations, including with Princeton University Concerts and the Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Students.
Work with the TAP Program Manager to seek out further opportunities for campus collaboration, which will require building deep relationships with campus and community partners and checking in with them regularly.



3+ years work experience.
Spanish-language fluency.
Background in the arts.
Experience in college counseling.
Experience working with youth.
Experience in large-scale program development and operations.
Excellent organizational, analytical, problem-solving, project management, and event-planning skills. Strong time management, attention to detail, and ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to act as an inclusive leader to create environments of involvement, respect, connection, and community.
Experience in building and sustaining effective partnerships with diverse stakeholders and organizations.
Ability to travel to off-campus locations for meetings and events; ability to work on Saturdays during the academic year and some evenings.
Experience supervising or leading teams.
Excellent verbal, written, facilitation, and presentation skills.
Driver's license.
Bachelor's degree (preferable in the arts) or equivalent work experience may be substituted.
Experience in arts-specific college counseling.
Experience in higher education.
Experience in producing artistic performances.
Note: This is a two (2) year term position.

Normal working hours are 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Saturdays (8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.) during the academic year; occasional evenings and Sundays. Hours may be flexible during the week to compensate for the evening/weekend work.

For full consideration, please apply no later than July 1, 2022.

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW


Keywords: Princeton University, Trenton , Trenton Arts at Princeton Program Coordinator, Other , Princeton, New Jersey

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