CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
BALLET HISPÁNICO COMPANY
|All dancer positions are filled at this time.|
|Seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant and
full-time Administrative Manager below.
|All positions are filled at this time.|
COMMUNITY ARTS PARTNERSHIPS
|Seeking Teaching Artists.|
INTERNSHIPS AND VOLUNTEERS
|See available internships.|
School of DanceAdministrative Asst.
School of DanceTeaching Artists
About the ProgramInternships
School of Dance
Ballet Hispánico, the premier Latino dance organization in America, is seeking an Administrative Manager for its School of Dance (SoD). The SoD Administrative Manager is a full-time, exempt employee of Ballet Hispánico reporting to the Director of the SoD and serving as the head of the School’s administrative team. Working in tandem with the School’s Director and Associate Director, the Administrative Manager manages a team of four to six in the execution of the School’s day-to-day functions while providing a high-caliber customer experience for our students and families.
About the School
The Ballet Hispánico School of Dance offers an eclectic curriculum based on classical ballet, Spanish, and contemporary dance forms. Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Dance, the School empowers students by offering a holistic approach to movement discovery, including pre-professional training and classes for the novice dancer. The School also offers adult classes and workshops that provide cultural enrichment and the joy of dance to everyone.
• Oversee all daily administrative functions
• Interview, train, and supervise School administrative staff (including Associates, Assistants, and Bursar)
• Lead efforts to develop and implement safety procedures for the day-to-day activities of the School
• Perform general administrative functions, as needed (phone calls, e-mail correspondence with families, class inquiries and registration, etc)
• Manage the distribution, tracking, and reporting of School scholarship awards
• Serve as liaison between parents, students, and SoD staff/faculty
• Work with Ballet Hispánico’s artistic and production teams to manage and run SoD events
• Track enrollment and develop reports for senior leadership
• Manage the use and functions of MINDBODY software
• Develop a communications schedule to announce School activities to the School community throughout the year
• Manage the School’s work-study program
• Organize and lead volunteer programs for SoD events
• Manage the School’s Parent Association
• Collaborate with Ballet Hispánico’s development staff on alumni projects and events
Required Skills and Experience
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office, MINDBODY, and Google platforms
• Strong customer service and staff management skills
• Demonstrated ability to develop, implement, and maintain operational procedures and organizational systems
• Excellent written and verbal communication ability – bilingual English/Spanish strongly preferred
• Experience serving a school community or other family-centered community
• Punctual, reliable, accountable, polished and professional
• A team player – passionate and eager to be part of the School and its mission
Compensation and Benefits
This is a full-time position for immediate hire. Salary for this position is commensurate with experience.
How to Apply
To apply, please send your cover letter and resume (as one pdf) to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject: School of Dance Administrative Manager – Your Name. No phone calls or follow up, please.
Part-Time School of Dance Administrative Assistant
Ballet Hispánico is seeking a self-motivated, Part-Time School of Dance Administrative Assistant for immediate hire. This role is an important and integral member of the School of Dance community who is critical to the successful and efficient operation of the School. They are the public face, voice, and first point of contact for parents, future students, alumni, visitors, and guests.
- Meet and greet visitors at the school reception and responds to general inquiries
- Answer phones and provide customer service
- Assisting in student registration
- Assist financial transactions, including handling tuition payments and merchandise sales
- Update school database (Mindbody)
- Monitor student attendance
- Provide administrative support
- Enforce school building and front desk protocols and procedures
- Execute close of day building protocol
- Respond to school community needs
- Able to multitask (i.e. phones, computer work, busy service counter)
- Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel
- Knowledge of Google Drive
- Skilled in sales and communicating product information
- Strong in written skills and oral communication
- Experienced in serving families and children
- Comfortable following rules, protocols and organizational systems
- Punctual, reliable, accountable, polished and professional
- Ideally, bilingual Spanish and English
- A team player, joyful, eager to be part of a school administrative team
Ballet Hispánico is currently accepting teaching artist applications for part-time work in our Community Arts Partnerships program.
We offer a series of dance education residency activities that serve students, educators, dance audiences, parents and the general public. At Ballet Hispánico we share a unique blend of dance and learning about the Hispanic and Latino Diaspora. Our programs support student achievement in the classroom and inspiring a passion for learning and discovery that will last a lifetime.
We invite applications from Teaching artists who specialize in: Afro-Caribbean, Creative Movement, Folkloric Dances from the Americas, Latin Partner Dances, Modern Dance (Choreography and Repertory Work), Dances from Spain/Flamenco, Modern, Ballet, Jazz, Latin Jazz and Dance Composition, Improvisation, Technique, Partnering. We welcome submissions related to other dance forms of the Americas not listed here.
Ballet Hispánico Teaching artists possess:
- experience teaching in k-12 urban school settings and communities of teachers, parents and neighborhood centers
- a passion for working in schools with children who may have never danced before
- an educational background that supports sequential, scaffolded teaching that is fun and organized
- strong, engaging and positive classroom management and interpersonal skills
- the ability to create fun lessons that take complicated steps and make them accessible to children in an easy to understand, child-friendly structured manner
- knowledge about Ballet Hispánico’s history and awareness of social and historical influence of Hispanic and Latino culture on the dance form they teach
- a demonstrated ability to plan lessons and an entire residency including the integration of the art form into classroom curriculum
- a demeanor that reflects warmth, openness, enthusiasm, willingness to grow and work as part of a team.
- excellent administrative skills related to deadlines, email responsiveness, flexibility and professionalism.
How to Apply
To apply, please send your cover letter and resume (as one document in pdf) to Gabriela Estrada, Community Arts Partnerships Manager (email@example.com) and Melissa Anduiza, Community Arts Partnerships Site Manager (firstname.lastname@example.org). Indicate in the subject heading: Teaching Artist– Your Name. No phone calls or follow up, please.
- Invitations to BH events, rehearsals, and performances
- Exposure to the workings of all departments
- Attendance at departmental and full staff meetings
- Network with staff and professionals in the field
- Gain experience that will increase value to prospective employers
- Build a resume and references
- A cover letter describing of your career path and how it relates to being an intern at Ballet Hispánico. Please also include which internship(s) you are applying for
- A resume including administrative and relevant experience
WAYS TO APPLY
Please submit your application only once by one of the means below:
Ballet Hispánico Internship Program:
167 W. 89th St., New York, NY 10024;
Fax: (212) 362-7809
Please, no duplicate submissions and no phone calls.
- Fall (September-December): July 31st
- Spring (February-June): November 30th
- Summer (June-August): March 30th
Ballet Hispánico is not currently seeking interns. Below are descriptions of potential needs for future internship openings:
EDUCATION & OUTREACH
Interns work closely with the Wardrobe Supervisor, the dance company, school personnel, and teaching artists. Responsibilities would include taking measurements, costume maintenance, performance dressing & quick changes. Interns will have the opportunity to work with productions staff for performances in May and June. Sewing Skills a must! SPRING, SUMMER