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Conservatory Programs Manager

New Conservatory Theatre Center
San Francisco, California
mid 40s DOE
Closing date
Oct 14, 2021

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Focus Areas
Arts / Culture / Humanities
Job Function
Education / Teaching
Position Type
Full Time
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Job Details

NCTC is hiring a Conservatory Programs Manager.  The job is full-time, exempt, working Tuesday-Saturday. This position reports to the Conservatory Director.

Position Overview

NCTC’s Conservatory Programs Manager is responsible for the administration of both onsite and satellite Conservatory programs and the management of well-established after school programs and residencies. In addition to administrative tasks, this position requires supervising and teaching youth grades K-8.

The Conservatory Programs Manager partners with the Conservatory Director to:

  • Develop and implement specialized curriculum that meets the needs of our students and community.
  • Recruit, train, and mentor teaching artists.
  • Foster new relationships to increase outreach and engagement.
  • Advocate for NCTC at community and special events.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage Drama Explorer Satellite Program: Serve as primary liaison between NCTC and the host schools or community centers, promote and develop program, prepare contracts, arrange scheduling, book teaching artists, meet the needs and goals of our grant-funded classes, manage timely correspondence.
  • Conduct satellite site visits: Meet with school staff & program directors, observe teaching artists, host sample classes, attend first/final classes.
  • Teach and mentor: Recruit and hire teaching artists, team-teach with new teaching artists, host meetings to provide professional development for teaching artists, substitute teach when necessary, lead teach as schedule permits.
  • Conservatory administration: Work with the Conservatory Director to manage class and teaching artist schedules, registration, billing, teacher payroll, financial reports and meetings.
  • Facilitate on-site Conservatory classes: Help conduct new student interviews and tours, open facilities and manage reception during onsite classes, oversee student arrival/dismissal, create supplemental morning programming to promote student engagement, co-host parent receptions or special events
  • Outreach: Work with school teachers and administrators to provide meaningful experiences for their students, build and foster relationships and programming that reflect the diverse communities in San Francisco.

The Conservatory Programs Manager is required to:

  • Be enthusiastic about advocating for and working with young people.  
  • Have the capacity to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines in a fast-paced, detail-oriented environment.
  • Possess maturity, professionalism and reliability.
  • Fully support the mission and values of NCTC and have an appreciation of theatre.
  • Easily interact with people of different age groups and backgrounds: young people, parents, teaching artists, NCTC staff, and school administrators.
  • This position generally works 10am-6pm Tuesday-Fridays and 9am-3pm on Saturdays, and requires periodic evening availability.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills:

  • Experience teaching or working with students grades K-8.
  • Strong proficiency in Google Docs Editor products (Docs, Sheets, Forms, Calendar).
  • Knowledge of Salesforce and/or Patron Manage is a plus, but not mandatory.
  • Possess a professional writing style for communications.
  • Be organized and detail-oriented, but also able to pivot when needed.
  • Enjoy working as part of a team.
  • Degree in Theatre or Education is a plus, but not mandatory.
  • An understanding of, and appreciation for, the broad range of communities served by our education programs
  • Bi-lingual is a plus.

Application instructions:

Salary range: mid 40s DOE

NCTC is committed to diversity in all aspects of our hiring practices and we seek and encourage applicants representing dimensions of difference that include — but are not limited to — age, national origin, ethnicity, race, religion, ability, sexual orientation, or gender.

To apply: Please send cover letter and resume to:

Please put Programs Manager in the Subject field

No calls please


The mission of New Conservatory Theatre Center is to champion innovative, high quality productions and educational theatre experiences for youth, artists, and the Queer and Allied communities to effect personal and societal growth, enlightenment, and change. 

We are the premiere Queer & Allied theatre in San Francisco, at the forefront of LGBTQ+ activist theatre and progressive arts education since 1981. We are a creative hub for the queer community, an incubator for new works and emerging artists, and a center of innovative arts education and outreach for youth.  NCTC is a center for exploring and developing work that engages, challenges and captivates.

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New Conservatory Theatre Center
25 Van Ness Ave., lower level
San Francisco
San Francisco
United States
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