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Education Program Coordinator

Title:                           Program Coordinator

Department:               Education & Community Engagement

Reports To:                Senior Director of Education & Community Engagement



The primary responsibility of the Education Program Coordinator is to develop and facilitate education programs for the Kimmel Center.   Specific areas of focus are both programmatic and administrative and may be expected to change.

Leading with our bold vision to inspire and connect humanity through the arts, we at the Kimmel Center, Inc. are vital influencers and conveners, emblemizing our values of being exceptional, innovative, diverse and inclusive, and authentic. This role will contribute to the overall efficiency of the organization.

This position will work closely with the Senior Director of Education & Community Engagement and will be responsible to work collaboratively with education staff.  The Program Coordinator will carry out tasks necessary to develop, implement, administer, track, report, document, monitor and promote educational programs and departmental initiatives. 

Essential Functions:

  • Work collaboratively with all Education Department Staff
  • Serve as a team member who supports all education activities as well as other relevant duties as requested by the DOE
  • Align customer service within the standards of KCI
  • Other duties as assigned by the DOE


Bachelor’s Degree in Arts Administration or related field is required, with a minimum of five (5) years of experience in program administration.  Experience in the arts and/or education is required.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of professional practices in education, musical theater, jazz and music technology
  • Experience in program development and management
  • Experience working with public schools, developing lesson plans and classroom management
  • Proficient in MS Office with Microsoft Office (all products)
  • Familiarity with music, ticketing, scheduling and project management software with ability to learn software quickly
  • Excellent organizational skills & attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong connections with schools, teaching artists and community
  • Strong ability to plan, manage and evaluate projects
  • Ability to work under pressure, set priorities and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work both independently & collaboratively with good judgment

Working Conditions/Physical Demands:
Normal for an office environment.  Physical activity related to hands on active teaching and student interaction.  Local travel to school and community sites and occasional national travel.  Some nights and weekends will be required.

The Kimmel Center, Inc. does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, parental status, or military service. 

To apply for this position, send your cover letter and resume to Kimmel Center Human Resources:

Kimmel Center, Inc.
Human Resources
1500 Walnut Street, 17th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102
email: [email protected]

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