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Program Coordinator


The goal of the Program Coordinator is to create, organize, promote and implement effective, vibrant, relevant, high caliber programming for youth and adult year round.


The ideal candidate understands the needs of a non-profit dance education organization, the students and the arts impact in the community. While the primary focus is youth programming, this position also involves additional short-and long-term programs that inspire, educate and attract families to be involved with diverse dance opportunities.  *See full list of programs below.


This candidate will partner with the Managing Director on artistic direction, marketing, networking in the community, and producing events for the studio. In addition they will provide unified education and artistic direction of teachers and instruction; to include dress code, syllabus, and leveling.


The Program Coordinator reports directly to the Managing Director.


The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, highly organized, friendly, have the ability to multi-task and quickly problem solve. Candidates must be available for work starting immediately.

Required Qualifications:

Highschool diploma or equivalent. BA in arts administration, education, fine arts or equivalent professional work experience.  Preference will be given to candidates with a bachelor’s degree in education, dance, youth services, recreation, or someone working toward a degree in these areas. At least three years experience instructing dance programs as a lead instructor. Ability to plan, organize and lead dance programs. Ability to lead, guide and supervise dance instructors. Ability to expand and improve the dance program.


To avoid conflicts of interests, the Program Director will not be an instructor for any of the programs they are creating and overseeing.


Program Coordinator Tasks


Program Coordinator will:

  • Ensure diverse, well rounded, high quality dance & performing arts programming for our Youth Registered Season.

  • Evaluate classes and programs to support the strategic direction of the organization.

  • Identify, recruit and hire a diverse network of instructors. Maintain relationships with instructors to develop effective programming.

  • Facilitate all activities related to dance in education and outside partnerships.

  • Have a visible presence at the studio at least 3 times per week. Attend meetings on and off site as needed. Familiarize oneself with all classes and teachers on a regular basis.

  • Work with the Development Director to find resources for new collaborations and develop unique programming for the community.

  • Performing additional duties as requested by the MD


Programs to include but not limited to:

  • Youth Programs (Primary focus)

    • Registered Classes

    • Series

    • Camps

    • Intensives/ Workshops

    • Specialty programming (such as):

      • Company

      • TA/ Teacher Training

      • Other

    • Summer

      • Camps

      • Workshops

      • Collaborative experiences

  • Adult Programs

    • Series

    • Intensives

    • Specialty Workshops

  • Studio events

  • DONATION Series

Please contact our Managing Director, Heidi Noche, at with attached cover letter, resume, and availability if interested. Mahalo!