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STUDENT SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE

We are seeking a Student Services Representative to round out our fantastic Front Desk team. We are a growing performing arts and training center. Our ideal employee will provide excellent customer service to our clients and students, while also tackling a variety of tasks to support the overall success of our school.  We are currently looking for someone to commit to 10-20 hours per week.  The shifts, shared among a team of 3-5 people, are available 7 days a week from approximately 8:30am-8:30pm.   This could become a full-time position for the right candidate. Candidate would also need to be available to a attend a twice-monthly 2-hour team meeting which is likely to happen on a weekday during 9-5 business hours.  Must be legally able to work in the US.

Duties Include:
  • Greeting and checking in clients, customers, and staff;
  • Managing client accounts and requests;
  • Processing cash and credit card payments;
  • Answering phones and emails;
  • Scheduling private lesson appointments;
  • Opening and/or closing the building;
  • Maintaining cleanliness and organization of the office; and
  • Participating in special events.
Qualifications:
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Prior reception / front desk / customer service experience;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Ability to multi-task and work quickly and efficiently;
  • Excellent follow-through and ability to complete tasks on short deadlines; and
  • Self-motivated.
Preferred:
  • Multilingual (Mandarin, Spanish, or Russian preferred);
  • Experience with MindBody Online; and
  • Interest in the performing arts.

Other Requirements:

Physical Demands and Work Environment
The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to sit, walk and stand; talk or hear, both in person and by telephone; use hands repetitively to finger, handle, feel or operate standard office equipment; reach with hands and arms; and lift up to 30 pounds unassisted. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to various components of an office environment such as florescent lighting, pollen, dust, recycled air, cooling fans, VDTs, semi-enclosed areas, seasonal warmer/cooler temperatures and office noise.

Please email a resume, including a letter describing why you are the best fit for this position to jobs [AT] circuscenter [DOT] org.  Resumes without cover letters will not be considered, as written communication is a very significant element of the job.

Please put “Resume Student Services - Your Name” in the subject line.

No phone calls, please.



OUTREACH INSTRUCTORS


If you are a versatile circus instructor who wants to teach in and help build a new social circus outreach program, we want to hear from you!

Circus Center, the oldest and largest circus training and performing arts center on the West Coast, seeks two instructors for our new social circus outreach program. Our new program is a seven-month pilot program (mid-January through mid-August 2017) bringing a progressive circus curriculum to a school that serves 6-15 elementary and middle school-age children with learning differences and developmental disabilities.

We seek a consistent teaching pair for two hours of instruction weekly, plus ~3-4 hours/week of paid travel time for loading/unloading a van and travel to/from the school, located in Redwood City. Exact days and times will be determined with input from the successful candidates.

Instruction will be given in four disciplines: juggling and object manipulation, balance, acrobatics, and clowning. The ideal candidate will have general instructing abilities in all four of these disciplines. Previous experience working with developmentally challenged children may be a plus, but is not necessary. Instructors will be paid for training time, and school support staff will be present during instruction.

Circus Center offers a competitive wage, a range of employee and training benefits, and all the perks that come with working and training at a high-quality facility with other top-notch instructors in beautiful, dynamic San Francisco. Candidates must have a valid driver’s license, clean driving record, and be currently eligible to work in the United States (citizen, green card, work visa).

To apply, please e-mail a cover letter and resume to jobs [AT[ circuscenter [DOT] org with “Outreach Instructor - Your Name” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.




OUTREACH ADMINISTRATOR


If you are a passionate individual with an eye for detail who wants to play a key role in shaping and growing an exciting new social circus program, we want to hear from you!

Circus Center, the oldest and largest circus training and performing arts center on the West Coast, seeks a part-time administrator (flexible schedule, ~10 hours/week to start) for our new social circus outreach program. Our new program is a seven-month pilot program (mid-January through mid-August 2017) bringing a progressive circus curriculum to a school that serves 6-15 elementary and middle school-age children with learning differences and developmental disabilities. The program also includes consultations and trainings to help Circus Center improve the inclusivity of all of our children’s programming.

Reporting to the Program Manager, the Outreach Administrator is responsible (in partnership with the staff at our partner school) for all aspects of the program, including staff management, logistics, documentation, and evaluation. In addition, we hope that the Outreach Administrator will play a key role in identifying additional partners and collaborators for the expansion of this outreach program.

Duties include:
  • Ensuring appropriate staffing;
  • Managing logistics surrounding equipment and vehicles;
  • Communicating details about program needs and activities to all relevant parties;
  • Overseeing video, photo, and other forms of program documentation;
  • Assisting in data collection and analysis for program evaluation; and
  • Identifying and engaging with new potential partners and collaborators for future program expansion.

Qualifications:
  • Passion for social circus and programs benefiting underserved populations;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with department directors, program directors, and instructors;
  • Disciplined, well-organized, and highly detail-oriented;
  • Take initiative and demonstrate persistence in engaging with organizational bureaucracy;
  • Experience with program management and/or school administration;
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills;
  • A proven record in working successfully with diverse populations; and
  • A positive attitude and an ability to be decisive yet flexible, with a comprehensive approach to problem solving and decision-making.
Other Requirements:

Physical Demands and Work Environment
The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to sit, walk, stand, and climb stairs; talk or hear, both in person and by telephone; use hands repetitively to finger, handle, feel or operate standard office equipment; reach with hands and arms; and lift up to 30 pounds unassisted. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to various components of an office environment such as florescent lighting, pollen, dust, recycled air, cooling fans, VDTs, semi-enclosed areas, seasonal warmer/cooler temperatures and office noise.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Salary is commensurate with experience. To apply, please e-mail a cover letter and resume to jobs [AT] circuscenter [DOT] org with “Outreach Administrator - Your Name” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.



CAMP INSTRUCTORS

If you are a circus instructor with a passion for youth development who wants to make a difference in the lives of hundreds of kids, we want to hear from you! Circus Center, the oldest and largest circus training and performing arts center on the West Coast, seeks Camp Instructors to teach in our 2017 Day Camp program. This is a long-running, popular, circus-based day camp in San Francisco. Reporting to the Camp Director, Camp Instructors will participate in all aspects of the camp experience, June 5 – August 25, 2017.

Duties Include:
  • Create a fun, safe, and supportive environment where children can explore the many skills that create circus arts.
  • Represent the school in appearance, attitude, and philosophy in dealing with students, parents and the general public.
  • Work with other instructors to create and teach a broad curriculum of circus arts and circus related activities
  • Alternate responsibility for end of camp curbside pick up with other instructors.
  • Ensure the proper equipment and appropriate staffing are available for scheduled activities.
  • Regularly inspect equipment to make sure it is safe and in good condition.
  • Help produce an end of week performance every week.
  • Attend scheduled camp teacher meetings to plan camp activities and upcoming performances.
  • Delegate responsibilities to assistants and interns
  • Ensure the safety of each child while addressing their physical and emotional needs
Qualifications:
  • Experience working with K-8th grade children;
  • Demonstrated leadership experience;
  • Skill instructing one or more gymnastic/circus arts; and
  • A flexible, trustworthy, creative, and positive leader.
To Apply: Review of applications will begin immediately. Wage is commensurate with experience. To apply, please fill out this form. No phone calls, please.



SENIOR TISSU/AERIAL SILKS INSTRUCTORS (PART-TIME)

If you are a high-level tissu/aerial silks instructor who wants to teach in a community of training artists, we want to hear from you!

Circus Center, the oldest and largest circus training and performing arts center on the West Coast, seeks a Senior Tissu/Aerial Silks Instructor for part-time employment.

The successful candidate must have:

  • A serious all-around background in acrobatics/gymnastics, and preferably professional experience as a circus performer.
  • A high technical level in their specialty(ies). Additional teaching skills are welcome.
  • An ability to teach children and adult recreational students, including aspiring professionals.
  • Comfort working as part of a team.
  • Current eligibility to work in the US (citizen, green card, work visa).

The ideal instructor is interested in regular teaching, but we may be able to accommodate candidates with performance demands.

Circus Center offers a competitive wage, benefits for employees working more than 20 hours/week, plus all the perks that come with working and training at a high-quality facility with other top-notch instructors in beautiful, dynamic San Francisco.

To apply, please e-mail a cover letter and resume to jobs [AT[ circuscenter [DOT] org with “Tissu Instructor - Your Name” in the subject line. Applications that include a performance or demonstration video will receive priority review. No phone calls, please.


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