Please see below for opportunities available at Circus Juventas
OPPORTUNITIES AT CIRCUS JUVENTAS
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Life at Circus Juventas is about striving for new levels of excellence in artistry, athleticism, mental acuity and creativity. The largest circus school in North America is seeking candidates who have a broad intellectual perspective, strong leadership skills, and a high degree of personal integrity and professionalism to a complex and unique school. Circus Juventas enrolls 900 students in our year-round out-of-school program, and 400 students in six weeks of summer day camps. The Program Director is responsible for taking a practical overview of the implementation and administration of all aspects of the program and must have:
•Strong project management skills –
o Project Management Certification preferred but not necessary.
o Must have a formal, demonstrable methodology for project management and have the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with small, dedicated, often overlapping teams.
•Experience managing complex scheduling requirements – Responsible for overseeing andworking collaboratively with other departments on projects including, but not limited to:
o Quarterly class registration
o Creation of session schedules (learning the requirements of assigning training space, coaching staff, and the particulars of student placement within the system)
o Work-study programs and scholarship programs
o Show and event planning
o Payment processes (online and in person)
o Ticket sale operations (Showare)
•Strong people management skills –
o Management of the Administration Department and liaising with all other departments.
o Ability to function as a communication conduit from upper management to multiple teams.
o Manage staff scheduling, performance reviews, recruitment, and new employee on-boarding.
•Strong written and verbal communication –
o The Program Director will be the primary contact for communication with upper management, coaches, students, and student families.
o Must have excellent communication skills via email, phone, and in person and ability to oversee staff communication internally and externally.
o Ability to handle all incoming queries from families and potential students and manage conflict as necessary.
•Ability to work independently, proactively, creatively and collaboratively with executives, artists, coaches, students and parents.
•Variable schedule –
o The primary hours for this job will be between 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m, Monday-Friday.
o Schedule will require additional hours/flexible hours during peak activity times(registration, spring and summer performances, events, etc.)
o Some evening and weekend hours will be expected (first week of session, events, performances, etc.)
Our ideal candidate is an experienced administrator, project manager, effective leader, communicator and multi-tasker who also has experience in and/or is willing to embrace an atypical work environment. School administrator must be knowledgeable or interested in learning about circus arts curriculum, terminology and unique requirements for each act.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
•5 years administrative, project management and people management experience
•Project Management Certification preferred but not necessary.
•Familiarity with Active Network, or other online registration software systems
•Experience with Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel)
•Excellent communication skills via phone, email, and in person.
•Must have excellent time management skills, be highly organized, self-motivated, and able to complete tasks with minimal supervision.
•Must be comfortable leading, managing, and training diverse teams of administrators, administrative assistants, coaches, and artists.
Circus Juventas is a tax-exempt non-profit performing arts circus school for youth, dedicated to inspiring artistry and self-confidence through a multi-cultural circus arts experience. Offices, classes and performances are housed in our permanent Big Top. Founded in 1994, programs have expanded greatly and we offer 350 unique classes each year. This is a dynamic organization with new classes being created each year. Please visit our website for more info about the organization and details about curriculum and classes.
Applications Accepted By:
Applications accepted until 7/8/22
Circus Juventas is seeking a Head Rigger/Arena Manager, reporting to the Managing Director. The Head Rigger/Arena Manager is responsible for ensuring the safe setup, use and maintenance of rigging equipment, as well as assisting with inventory and safety inspections. This position will also be tasked with leading the rigging team in safely operating the rigging equipment during performances, classes, and trainings.
- At least 5 years experience as a Head Rigger; experience with aerial/human rigging an asset
- College diploma (or equivalent) in live entertainment or theatre production (or equivalent work experience)
- Personnel management experience
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook, …)
- Flexibility, autonomy, team player
- Good communication skills
- Ability to handle contingencies and work well under pressure
- Ability to work high above the ground (climbing abilities essential)
- Certified Welder and experience in high speed cable winches desired
- Experience in acrobatic spotting and operating aerial winch for aerial acrobatics
- Ability to lift 50 pounds
- Rigging Certification
- Experience in coaching acrobatics/circus arts
Interested applicants should email their resume to Rob@circusjuventas.org
HOW TO APPLY
Circus Juventas works to ensure that all people have equal access to its performing arts classes, performances, employment and volunteer opportunities without regard to race, religion, color, sex, marital status, national origin, disability, age, or sexual orientation.