Studios Weekend Studio Manager - Studio Ops

405 W 55th St, New York, NY 10019, USA Req #88
Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation, Inc. is the umbrella organization that supports the activities of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (AAADT), Ailey II, The Ailey School, Ailey Arts in Education & Community Programs and Ailey Extension.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, the world’s most popular modern dance company, is seeking a part-time Studio Manager to work in the Studio Operations Department on a weekly basis mostly on weekend days. Duties will include ensuring rules and policies of The Ailey Studios are adhered to: schedule continuity and class/rehearsal timeliness, supplying classes and rentals with requested logistical materials (i.e. ballet barres, tables, chairs, etc.), and serve as on-site point person and assist as needed.

Responsibilities include:
  • Maintain studio and classroom integrity for: floors, Audio/Visual equipment, permanent ballet barres, chair and table inventory, class supplies including but not limited to; yoga supplies, Gyrokinesis stools, portable barres, movable wall partitions in studios and classrooms and studio A/V equipment
  • Maintain integrity for The Ailey Citigroup Theater logistics including but not limited to: soft goods, moving wall, seating unit, costume storage, and control booth
  • Collaborate with Studio Operations, Security, Building Maintenance, and all staff to create a safe and pleasant environment for students, patrons and guests of The Joan Weill Center for Dance
  • Attend organizations and preparation meetings when required
  • Obtain a working knowledge of facility equipment, including but not limited to theater seating unit, movable wall partitions, studio sound systems, audio/visual elements and theatrical elements
  • Assist in implementing internal event logistics: The Ailey School; Ailey Arts-In-Education; Development; Marketing; AAADT; Ailey II; The Ailey Extension; Administration
  • Uphold integrity of internal operational guidelines: fire and safety policies, rules and regulations of The Ailey Studios
Knowledge and essential skills:
  • Punctual with a positive attitude
  • Self-starter with strong ability to work/think autonomously
  • Ability to lead teams of student workers and/or over-hire staff in larger projects
  • Excellent organizational skills; both written and physical
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Multi-tasking, prioritizing issues, anticipating and troubleshooting concerns in advance
  • Ability to lift equipment weighing 50+ pounds
Computer Skills:
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Working knowledge of MindBody is preferred but not required

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • 405 W 55th St, New York, NY 10019, USA