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Title:  Arts Education Coordinator
Full-time | Tuesday-Saturday 12:30pm – 8:30pm

Job Summary
The United Theatre is seeking a positive, energetic, and self-motivated individual who will be responsible for coordinating operations as we launch our music school program in partnership with the Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School, and as we develop additional arts education programming. The Coordinator will be responsible for the arts education scheduling and a variety of administrative duties.

The Arts Education Coordinator is an achievement focused, dependable, detail oriented, skilled communicator with excellent customer service and organizational skills. The Coordinator will support The United’s educational programming and partnerships in line with the Organization’s mission, vision, and values. This employee will serve as the point of contact and primary greeter for students and families and will be an ambassador for our programming in the community.

The Arts Education Coordinator works under the general supervision of the Executive Director and supports others in the organization.

Salary: $40,000.00 to $44,000.00


  • Oversee facility usage (room assignments, keys to rooms, requests for room changes or assignments, equipment requests).
  • Develop a knowledge of enrolled students.
  • Enter & supervise/quality check of database contacts.
  • Process faculty/student lesson scheduling changes.
  • Respond to phone, email, and walk-in inquiries in a timely manner.
  • Review of student attendance.
  • In conjunction with RI Philharmonic staff, ensure all faculty receive orientation and training on usage of teacher attendance app, google calendar and policies/procedures of the music school. Review faculty management/upkeep of their google teaching calendars.
  • Accept tuition payments.
  • Facilitate new hire paperwork/BCI check.
  • Collaborate with Education Team to review and revise registration policies, procedures, schedule and prepare materials.
  • Strategize with the education team to plan, implement and assess the execution of programmatic and enrollment goals.
  • Document and communicate piano tuning needs and other equipment/room issues.
  • With Faculty, coordinate student performance hours, student performances/recitals and programs.
  • Provide administrative services to arts education and music school programming.
  • Communicate effectively with students and parents of students.
  • Develop and maintain a database of instructors and programs offered.
  • Coordinate the supplies budget and ordering of materials in coordination with the Executive Director.
  • Help ensure the maintenance of studio spaces and ensure that all equipment is in working order.
  • Collaborate with external stakeholders and partners.
  • Have reliable transportation.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills & Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A sense of fun and a palpable passion for community arts education.
  • Excellent Customer Service Skills
  • Knowledge and experience working with the Westerly community
  • The ability to identify problems in a timely manner, gather information and look for solutions
  • Flexibility; adept at adapting to changing priorities and multi-tasking as conditions require.
  • Willingness to learn and grow quickly. Flexible and open to strategic experimentation.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment
  • Diligence of a self-starter with the ability to roll up your sleeves and pitch in wherever and whenever necessary.
  • Minimum of four years of administrative/managerial experience
  • Proficient in computer skills, fluency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Google forms/docs
  • Knowledge of music and arts education
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred


About The United Theatre

The mission of The United Theatre, to unite the community through the arts, focuses on presenting arts and cultural programming that not only showcases phenomenal artistry from our region and beyond, but will also provide vital arts educational opportunities for youth and adults. Once open we will serve as a hub for creative activity in the region and will build a community of creative thinkers, leaders and lifelong learners.

The United features a 500 seat flexible-use performing arts theatre with excellent natural acoustics that will be used for live music, theatre, opera, dance, and film, a smaller, 90-seat dedicated cinema space, a micro-cinema, a multi-purpose events space, a fine art gallery, studios for teaching and producing film and video, group rehearsal spaces for theatre education workshops and classes, as well as a community music school.

About the Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School

Our mission is to enrich and transform Rhode Island and our region through great music performance and education. Our vision is to be the national model for the 21st Century symphony orchestra, providing performances and education programs that are of exceptional quality and are relevant and accessible.

The United Theatre is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to

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