The Director of Educational Outreach is responsible for developing and implementing public educational programming for the theater; maintaining meaningful relationships with local schools and students; supporting fundraising efforts for education programs; and working closely with the Team on strategic planning of future projects.
Duties and responsibilities
The Director of Educational Outreach:
Works with Team to develop an Educational mission statement for the theater
Cultivates relationships with local schools, arts, and community organizations to develop educational programming that supports Kingfisher’s mission and community needs
Coordinates the creation and distribution of promotional and curricular materials for educational programs
Develops curriculum for educational programs, such as residencies, workshops, student performances, and professional development opportunities
With literary manager, helps facilitate pre- or post-show audience discussions
Responsible for the overall curating, planning, scheduling and budgeting of Educational Programs
Identifies, contracts with, and trains (when appropriate) Teaching Artists
Seeks out and writes grants to support the program
Minimum B.A., M.A or Ph.D. preferred (Theatre or related field); Teacher certification a plus
Ability to develop programming around Common Core standards
Understanding of how to work with directors, actors, designers and other production staff
Ability to work with school administrators, teachers, and students
Computer Skills: Microsoft Office
Experience in social media
There are no special working conditions or hours for this position, though some work may need to be done during days/times when school classes are in session,
Ability to work remotely.
Access to a computer, e-mail, Word, and Excel.
Facility with Google Drive.
There are no specific requirements for this job. However, visits to schools/colleges would be helpful.
- Strategic Planning
- Public Relations
- General Education
- Arts Administration
- Community Outreach
- Theater Arts
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Orientation or Training