Employment Opportunities

 

Open Positions

Adapted Theater Educator--Theater Instructor, Creative Arts Therapies 

Position Summary: Beck Center’s Creative Arts Therapies & Adapted Arts programs seek a dynamic teaching artist to instruct students in grades pre-K - 12 in the theater arts. This position will provide weekly experiential based classroom instruction for individuals with varying abilities. The ideal candidate will be an experienced educator or arts therapist with a proven ability to work with children with developmental and physical disabilities as well as emotional and behavioral disorders in a public school setting.

Responsibilities: 

  • Instruct students in weekly theater/drama classes.

  • Provide a high standard of instruction that meets the needs of each individual student.

  • Provide weekly lesson plans that are designed to promote the growth and development of theater skills while also enhancing life skills through dynamic arts experiences.

  • Track attendance and participation of students.

  • Prepare students for possible in classroom demonstrations and performances.

Qualifications

  • BA or MA in theater education and/or creative arts therapies and/or performance desired

  • Experience teaching in a classroom setting desired

  • Experience performing desired

  • Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities desired

  • Flexibility and empathy in facilitating lesson plans required

  • An articulate customer service oriented individual who communicates well with students, families, and colleagues

  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to be prepared to lead weekly lessons that are educational with developmentally and age appropriate content

  • Hiring contingent upon passing a background check

To Apply:

Beck Center offers a fun and flexible working environment with a unique arts and education mission. To apply in confidence, submit resume and samples via e-mail to ltravillian@beckcenter.org. No phone calls please.


Dance Instructors - Part-time, hourly, immediate openings for Tuesday and Saturday classes.

Now accepting applications for the following disciplines:

  • Preballet

  • Jazz—beginning and advanced

  • Ballet—children’s and adults

  • Contemporary—advanced

Beck Center Dance holds upward of 75 classes weekly for students in ballet, preballet, preschool dance, Kids-N-Dance, pointe, tap, jazz, contemporary, capoeira and hip hop, as well as special offerings for adults in pilates, yoga, and Body Beautiful.

To apply in confidence, submit cover letter and resume via e-mail to Melanie Szucs, Associate Director of Dance Education at (mszucs@beckcenter.org). No phone calls please.


Part-Time Facilities Technician

Beck Center’s facilities department has an immediate opening for a part-time facilities technician.  Under the direction of the Facilities Supervisor, the position is responsible for housekeeping, maintenance, and security of all physical properties and grounds at Beck Center for the Arts. This includes room setup and tear down, general housekeeping, performing various types of repairs and maintenance, and implementation of loss prevention and safety procedures.

The ideal candidate will have basic familiarity with housekeeping and maintenance. Additional skills including floor care, carpentry, plumbing, electrical and HVAC are a plus.  This person is self-motivated possessing the ability to work independently and proactively.  This individual will work 15-25 hours per week including evenings and weekends.

To apply, pick up an application at the front desk, or e-mail resume or qualifications to Tim Keehn (tkeehn@beckcenter.org). No phone calls please.  Hiring is contingent upon passing a background check.


Internships

Arts Administration Internship

Designed for creative, dedicated and innovative college undergraduate and graduate students seeking greater understanding and deeper knowledge of the management and operations of a non-profit arts center that houses both educational programming and a professional theater.

Opportunities and Projects are Available in;

  • Operations & Administration

  • Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Social Media, & Graphic Design

  • Customer Service & Box Office

  • Community Engagement

  • Education & Outreach

  • Development & Patron/Donor Stewardship

  • Event Planning and Hospitality

  • Production/Stage Crew

Schedule/Hours: Part-time (Flexible) 10-15 hours/week

Duration: Internships should last at least 3 months and can be accommodated in the Summer, Fall, and Spring.

Year-round opportunities may also be available, contact us to learn more.

Required Qualifications:

  • Excellent Communication skills

  • Reliability and maturity

  • Creative problem-solving

  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task

  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, self-starter

  • Ability to meet deadlines and to work independently and as part of a team

  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office, internet research)

  • Reliable transportation

Additional Information/Benefits:

  • Beck Center offers an excellent opportunity for students to obtain a broad range of skills in arts management including project management, customer service, organization, communication, and planning.

  • Fun, flexible, creative, team-oriented environment!

  • Free tickets to Beck Center performances during the internship

  • Clear work plan with a variety of projects

  • Weekly meetings with designated supervisor

  • Additional training and professional development offered including;

    • Career development assistance

    • Seminars led by staff and guest speakers focusing on topics related to nonprofit administration, such as marketing, fundraising, financial management and strategic planning.

    • Unpaid, internship may be completed for college credit.

Application Procedures: To apply please send a cover letter and resume to Brandi Walsh, (bwalsh@beckcenter.org). Cover letter should include what opportunities/projects you are interested in, what you hope to bring to the internship and gain during the internship. Include a letter of reference/recommendation from a professor in your field.

*the letter of recommendation may be sent separately from the online application materials if necessary. Please submit to (bwalsh@beckcenter.org).


Beck Center for the Arts is more than a non-profit organization that combines professional theater with arts education. We create art experiences. We are committed to creating an arts experience that is as individual as the people we serve with eclectic performances to suit many tastes, education opportunities for all ages and abilities, community outreach, and free exhibitions.

 
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