Trenton Arts at Princeton Program Coordinator
Company: Princeton University
Posted on: August 7, 2022
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.
SATURDAY MORNING ARTS
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
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
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.
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
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
Experience supervising or leading teams.
Excellent verbal, written, facilitation, and presentation
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,
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
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