Arts Education Director

East West Players 

Los Angeles

EAST WEST PLAYERS
East West Players (EWP) is a nonprofit organization with a mission of producing artistic works
and educational programs that foster dialogue exploring Asian Pacific experiences.

 

POSITION SUMMARY
The primary responsibility of the Arts Education director is to manage the educational outreach
and professional enrichment programs of the organization which include the Actors
Conservatory, Theater for Youth, Partners in Education and Arts Collaboration (PEAC), the
Alliance of Creative Talent Services, and Literary Programs. In addition, this position also
includes budgeting, assessing, evaluating, and writing reports for grant purposes.

 

TRAITS AND CHARACTERISTICS
East West Players seeks a committed, proactive, and personable individual who shares in East
West Players’ aesthetic, which is enlightening, educational, innovative, and community-specific.
Interpersonal skills must be exceptional with a passion for mentoring. He/She must
independently initiate and pursue objectives in an organized and efficient manner, prioritize
activities, and maximizes team interaction to complete high quality and timely work.

 

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
At least 4-years experience working in arts administration with an emphasis on arts education for
youth and professional enrichment for adults. Excellent oral and written communication skills are
required. Knowledge of recruiting artists, booking performances, and arts advocacy is very
helpful. Applicants must be capable of working in a collaborative team environment and working
independently. Ability to work multi-task and meet deadlines is necessary. Applicants must be
knowledgeable of budgets, grant reporting, managing a creative team in developing new work for
youth, connecting with industry individuals, networking with school districts and development
fundraising to support the education programs.

 

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Competitive based on experience with a comprehensive benefits plan that includes medical,
dental, vision, life insurance, vacation, sick leave, personal days and holidays.

 

APPLICATIONS & INQUIRIES Hiring Immediately 
Send cover letter and resume via email to:
Tim Dang
East West Players
120 Judge John Aiso Street
Los Angeles, CA 900112
Email: tdang@eastwestplayers.org

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