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See below for current opportunities available to join the Orpheum Theatre Group team.

Resident Teaching Artist

Music, Dance, and/or Theatre

Department: Education and Community Engagement (EDUCE)
Reports to: Vice President of Education & Community Engagement
Supervises: None
FLSA Status: Full-Time, Exempt
Minimum Salary: $45,000

At the Orpheum Theatre Group (OTG), you will find amazing talent on our stages and throughout our dedicated staff. We are committed to serving the Mid-South through our nonprofit mission, which includes our numerous education and community engagement programs and our commitment to equity and diversity. Our Orpheum Theatre Group team is dynamic, creative, innovative, and community-minded, and we are ready to welcome you!

The Resident Teaching Artist is a passionate and collaborative, actively practicing teaching artist with a focus in the areas of music and/or dance. This team player has the combined training and skills in artistic practice as well as pedagogical tools to design curriculum, facilitate programs, mentor other teaching artists, and create art with youth and communities.

This individual also has the organizational and planning skills to lead programs and provide departmental administrative support for additional projects as needed. This role supports, assists on, and directs new and existing programs as determined by departmental needs, serves as a primary teaching artist in a variety of programs, acts a choreographer and/or music director, and collaborates to support program growth and development, community building, and efficiency in protocol and practice for day to day operational functions.

How You Will Contribute

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Teaching and Facilitation

  • Teach, facilitate, and lead educational programming for youth and communities in a variety of programs including Interactive Field Trips, From Where I Stand, Summer Camps, High School Musical Theatre Awards, Camp SAY, in-school residencies, workshops, classes, and community engagement initiatives TBD, and other assignments as determined and developed over time.
  • Create lessons and curriculum that embody OTG’s philosophy of education and engagement.
  • Create choreography and/or music arrangements and run rehearsals for programs as assigned.
  • Positively represent OTG in the community and be able to communicate knowledge about OTG programming in general.
  • Create positive and professional relationships with youth, communities, and partner organizations.
  • Facilitate participant-centered creative engagement with diverse populations.
  • Meet participants where they are, while simultaneously challenging them to grow through the artistic experience.
  • Write self-reflective classroom/rehearsal reports for program leaders.
  • Maintain excellence and consistency in OTG curriculum and instruction.
  • Receive training, feedback, and continued professional development.

Program Direction – Various programs as needed

  • Responsible for overall program design, logistics, budget, and execution in conjunction with Program Manager.
  • Recruit and retain participants and families by building meaningful relationships and coordinating reunions and touch points throughout the year.
  • Direct end-of program showcases, talent shows, and other varying creative culminating. projects that align with the goals of each program.
  • Train and coordinate staff as needed per program.
  • Facilitate all program operations and lead classes and activities as required.
  • Reserve space in Momentus (Orpheum scheduling software) and communicate needs with Orpheum event staff.
  • Update event details in Education and Engagement Department calendar.
  • Design survey options for data collection and feedback on the camp experience.

Miscellaneous

  • Assist in seating and facilitation of Student Matinees, facilitate engagement activities, participate in other all-Educe staff programs and events as needed.
  • Assist in supervision and administrative support for various programs.
  • Prepare reports for development and education grants and sponsorship as needed.
  • Track, manage, and regularly update all departmental technology and sign-out systems to ensure technology is organized, maintained, and accounted for.

Additional Departmental Duties

  • Provide support for all administrative duties as needed.
  • Attending full and department staff meetings.
  • Route and assist with department document edits.

Department and Organization Participation

  • Contribute to department and organizational goals as well as individual goals.
  • Assist as needed on all department duties as assigned.
  • Support the organization’s fundraising initiatives and assist as needed at fundraising events.
  • Contribute to the organization’s mission, vision, values, and commitment to equity.

How You Stand Out

Preferred Experience and Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalency in the arts, education, or related field.
  • Practical teaching artist leadership, curriculum design, and classroom and/or community facilitation.
  • Completion of Orpheum Theatre Group’s Teaching Artist Training Program.

Preferred Skills

  • Creativity and imagination.
  • Energized youth/community engagement and empowerment.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Mentorship and exemplary leadership.
  • Clear and accurate communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Success at creating and maintaining relationships.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft office suite.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft and Mac operating systems.
  • Commitment to inclusion and belonging and heightened awareness to cultural sensitivities.
  • Teamwork.
  • Budgeting.
  • Successful time management and prioritization; advanced multi-tasking.
  • Working knowledge of theatre, dance, music, and/or general arts and humanities studies.

Professional Traits

  • Fluidity and flexibility to meet ever evolving needs, practices, and
  • Fluidity and flexibility to meet ever evolving needs, practices, and personalities while maintaining a positive attitude.
  • Commitment to maintaining sensitive and confidential information from program participants and partners; trustworthy.
  • Energized by new challenges; Innovative.
  • Self-starting and forward-thinking; anticipation of needs and challenges in advance.
  • Commitment to presence and intentionality – big picture mindset and strategic thinking.
  • Desire to seek continued knowledge, growth, and best practices – both for the department and as an individual.
  • Passionate about the arts – particularly music and/or dance.
  • Comfortable working both as a part of a team and as an individual in a fast-paced environment
  • Open to constructive feedback.

How We Stand Out

Benefits and Perks

  • 401(k) and 401(k) matching
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Unlimited paid sick time
  • Paid holidays
  • Parental leave
  • Parking provided
  • Tuition reimbursement opportunities
  • A diverse team of colleagues
  • Volunteer and committee opportunities
  • Tickets to select Orpheum and Halloran Centre events as available
  • Campus located in the heart of downtown Memphis with a historic theatre and modern performing arts and education center

 

Interested candidates should submit Cover Letter and Resume to hr@orpheum-memphis.com.

 


 

Education and Engagement Coordinator

Department: Education and Community Engagement (EDUCE)
Reports to: Vice President of Education & Community Engagement
Supervises: None
FLSA Status: Full-Time, Exempt
Minimum Salary: $45,000 annually

At the Orpheum Theatre Group, you will find amazing talent on our stages and throughout our dedicated staff. We are committed to serving the Mid-South through our nonprofit mission, which includes our numerous education and community engagement programs and our commitment to equity and diversity. Our Orpheum Theatre Group team is dynamic, creative, innovative, and community-minded, and we are ready to welcome you!

The Education and Engagement Coordinator is a passionate and organized education professional who provides a diverse range of support in both facilitation and administration to the Education and Community Engagement department. This team player is one who believes in supporting the mission and programmatic work from all sides and works quickly, efficiently, and with attention to details in a
fast paced and ever evolving department.

This individual will work to support the entire EDUCE team and the people it serves to sustain program growth and development, community building, and efficiency in protocol and practice for day to day operational functions while building deep and authentic relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders. In addition to general departmental administrative support, this staff member will teach and facilitate a variety of programs as assigned.

How You Will Contribute

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Administrative Program Management

  • Support recruitment, registrations, payments, and communications with program participants including students, teachers, parents, caregivers, families, and community partners
  • Contract and manage payment for over hires as well as part time teaching artists for select programs
  • Track and provide reporting on all programs with regard to attendance numbers,
    budgeting, income, expenses, survey results, and other data assessments as necessary
  • Coordinate all correspondence with program participants providing support, returning phone calls and emails, and maintaining participant relationships
  • Solicit new attendees and increase awareness of programs
  • Track budgets and reconcile month end financial reporting with finance department
  • Administer and track feedback survey

Operations and Scheduling

  • Coordinate departmental calendar, both internally and in organization wide scheduling
  • Book, track, confirm, and adjust logistical space needs on campus and off site as
    necessary
  • Prepare event set ups, communicate event needs, and run registration check ins/outs for events and programs as scheduled
  • Schedule meetings and maintain deadlines
  • Attend monthly operations meetings

Archival and Marketing Coordination

  • Liaise with marketing department for program copy, deliverables timelines, and keep both departments on track for all deadlines
  • Cull and maintain photo and video archive
  • Maintain overall departmental archives

Teaching and Facilitation

  • Teach or facilitate educational programming for youth and communities in a variety of programs when needed as additional support
  • Positively represent OTG in the community and be able to communicate knowledge about OTG programming in general
  • Create positive and professional relationships with youth, communities, and partner organizations
  • Write self-reflective classroom/rehearsal reports for program leaders

Miscellaneous

  • Act as chaperone for programs and special events or community workshops as needed
  • Assist in seating and facilitation of Student Matinees, attend Saturday Series and
    facilitate engagement activities, participate in other all EDUCE staff programs and
    events as needed
  • Prepare reports for development and grants and sponsorships as needed

Additional Departmental Duties:

  • Provide support for all administrative duties including but not limited to scheduling, follow up and correspondence, travel and accommodation arrangements, expense reconciliation, hospitality, archiving, and special added events and opportunities
  • Attend full and department staff meetings
  • Route and assist with department document edits

Department and Organization Participation

  • Contribute to department and organizational goals as well as individual goals
  • Assist as needed on all department duties as assigned
  • Support the organization’s fundraising initiatives and assist as needed at fundraising events
  • Contribute to the organization’s mission, vision, values, and commitment to equity

How You Stand Out

Preferred Experience and Education

  • At least 2-years experience in arts or education administration
  • Experience in cloud-based registration and database reporting software
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Suites
  • Experience as a Teaching Artist or teaching in a classroom or equivalent educational setting
  • Completion of Orpheum Theatre Group’s Teaching Artist Training Program or equivalent program

Preferred Skills

  • Successful time management and prioritization; advanced multi-tasking
  • Clear and accurate communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Attention to detail and adept at proofreading
  • Customer service and success at creating and maintaining relationships
  • Proficiency with Microsoft and Mac operating systems
  • Commitment to belonging and inclusion and heightened awareness to cultural sensitivities
  • Working knowledge of theatre and general arts and humanities

Professional Traits

  • Fluidity and flexibility to meet ever evolving needs, practices, and personalities while maintaining a positive attitude
  • Commitment to maintaining sensitive and confidential information from program participants and partners
  • Creativity, energized by new challenges; Innovative
  • Patience
  • Self-starting and forward-thinking; ability to anticipate needs and challenges in advance
  • Passionate about the arts – particularly theatre
  • Comfortable working both as a part of a team and as an individual in a fast paced environment
  • Open to constructive feedback

How We Stand Out

Benefits and Perks

  • 401(k)and 401(k) matching
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Unlimited paid sick time
  • Paid holidays
  • Parental leave
  • Parking provided
  • Tuition reimbursement opportunities
  • A diverse team of colleagues
  • Volunteer and committee opportunities
  • Tickets to select Orpheum and Halloran Centre events as available
  • Campus located in the heart of downtown Memphis with a historic theatre and modern performing arts and education center

 

Interested candidates should submit Cover Letter and Resume to hr@orpheum-memphis.com by January 12, 2024. hr@orpheum-memphis.com.

 


 

Housekeeping Manager

Department: Operations
Reports to: COO
Supervises: Housekeeping Staff
FLSA Status: Exempt
Starting Minimum: $45,000 annually

At the Orpheum Theatre Group, you will find amazing talent on our stages and throughout our dedicated staff. We are committed to serving the Mid-South through our nonprofit mission, which includes our numerous education and community engagement programs and our commitment to equity and diversity. Our Orpheum Theatre Group team is dynamic, creative, innovative, and community-minded, and we are ready to welcome you!

The Housekeeping Manager contributes to company success by being responsible for the planning, organizing, developing, and directing the overall operation of the Housekeeping Unit in accordance with the federal, state, and local standards and guidelines along with assuring the highest degree of quality guest care is always maintained. In addition, this position supervises all work activities of cleaning personnel to ensure clean, orderly, and organized rooms of the buildings.

How You Will Contribute

Housekeeping Manager Tasks

  • Supervise and responsible for interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance and rewarding or disciplining employees in conjunction with Human Resources; addressing complaints and solving problems associated with department employees.
  • Manage the daily activities of the Housekeeping department to include appropriate cleaning of all offices, seating areas, restrooms, concession stands, suites, and all public spaces.
  • Coordinate the Housekeeping activities between both buildings (Orpheum & Halloran) and all departments.
  • Anticipate problems and appropriate solutions. Investigates, analyzes, and solves operational problems and complaints.
  • Plan, organize and direct team members to ensure the highest degree of guest satisfaction.
  • Daily supervision of the housekeeping staff, including the day, event, and post-event crews.
  • Determine and maintain the department work schedule used to notify staff of upcoming events and ensure proper preparation and staffing for each event.
  • Purchase, re-order and maintain housekeeping supplies and inventory.
  • Ensure the proper maintenance of all equipment; plans for repair and/or replacement.
  • Conduct pre-event inspections of all rooms, restrooms, seating areas and public areas prior house opening for every event held at the theatres.
  • Maintain the housekeeping budget, providing billing summaries and expenses for all pre and post events.
  • Uphold the highest standards of cleanliness, safety, and conduct.
  • Knowledge of OSHA and safety standards within Housekeeping department.
  • Assure facility readiness and smooth operation of Housekeeping Department during the events.
  • Study event schedules and estimate worker hour requirements for completion of job assignment.
  • Establish or adjusts work procedures to meet in office and event schedules.
  • Observe and report facility repairs and maintenance as necessary.

Supervisory Responsibility

  • Ensure the housekeeping team is compliant with all applicable policies and procedures in accordance with OTG and Tennessee State laws.
  • Responsible for ensuring the housekeeping team is appropriately staffed to handle the needs of the business by hiring top talent; developing effective onboarding/training that includes ongoing development; create an environment of open communication through coaching.
  • Resolve conflicts among the team.
  • Conduct performance and salary reviews; administer progressive discipline where necessary.

Department and Organization Participation

  • Contribute to department and organizational goals as well as individual goals.
  • Assist as needed on all department duties as assigned.
  • Support the organization’s fundraising initiatives and assist as needed at fundraising events.
  • Contribute to the organization’s mission, vision, values, and commitment to equity.

How You Stand Out

Preferred Experience and Education

  • A minimum of 4 years’ experience in all aspects of Housekeeping in a large, multi-use facility required.
  • At least 2 years of supervisory experience with a focus on recruiting and employee development.

Preferred Skills

  • Demonstrates trustworthiness, responsibility, and accountability.
  • Capacity to make consistent, rational decisions.
  • Effective organizational and leadership skills.
  • Capacity to build high performing teams that can achieve company objectives.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

How We Stand Out

Benefits and Perks

  • 401(k)and 401(k) matching
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Unlimited paid sick time
  • Paid holidays
  • Parental leave
  • Parking provided.
  • Tuition reimbursement opportunities
  • A diverse team of colleagues
  • Volunteer and committee opportunities
  • Tickets to select Orpheum and Halloran Centre events as available.
  • Campus located in the heart of downtown Memphis with a historic theatre and modern performing arts and education center.

 

 

To apply, please forward resume to hr@orpheum-memphis.com.

 


 

Housekeeping Professional

Department: Housekeeping
Reports to: Housekeeping Manager
Supervises: N/A
FLSA Status: Part-Time, Non-Exempt
Hourly Pay: $15

At the Orpheum Theatre Group, you will find amazing talent on our stages and throughout our dedicated staff. We are committed to serving the Mid-South through our nonprofit mission, which includes our numerous education and community engagement programs and our commitment to equity and diversity. Our Orpheum Theatre Group team is dynamic, creative, innovative, and community-minded, and we are ready to welcome you!


We are looking for an energized person that has experience in working with a team to create and maintain a clean, orderly, and safe environment. This person will perform a wide variety of cleaning on both our Orpheum Theatre and the Halloran Centre.

How You Will Contribute

Position Requirements

• Follow safety standards for employees.
• Maintain floors in a clean state by sweeping, scrubbing, mopping, and waxing them
• Empty and clean trash receptacles and collect recycling
• Clean, sanitize, and supply bathrooms
• Lock and unlock windows, doors, and gates
• Ensure grounds areas are clean and orderly
• Maintain general order for facility equipment for front and back of house.
• Observe and report facility repairs and maintenance as necessary.
• Maintain safe, secure, and sanitary working conditions and leave work area in a clean and orderly fashion.
• Responds appropriately to emergencies or urgent issues
• Regularly inspects property for safety and security issues and report any concerns to Supervisor.
• Anticipate problems and appropriate solutions. Investigates, analyzes, and resolves operational problems and complaints.
• Abides by all OTG policies in the Policies and Procedures Manual
• Other duties as assigned.

Department and Organization Participation

• Contribute to department and organizational goals as well as individual goals.
• Assist as needed on all department duties as assigned.
• Support the organization’s fundraising initiatives and assist as needed at fundraising events.
• Contribute to the organization’s mission, vision, values, and commitment to equity.

How You Stand Out

Preferred Experience and Education

• High school diploma or equivalent experience
• Work independently, exercising judgment and initiative with minimal supervision.
• Maintain an effective working relationship with employees and others encountered through the course of employment.
• Work effectively under pressure and/or stringent schedule and produce accurate results in a fast-paced environment.
• Follow oral and written instructions and communicate effectively with others in both oral and written form.
• Operate standard office equipment and personal computer(s) using Microsoft Office

Preferred Skills

• Ability to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends and holidays, in addition to normal business hours
• Physical requirements include feel and reach with hands and arms, walking, stooping, lifting to 50 lbs.
• Organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines. Remain flexible and adjust to situations as they occur.
• Standing for extended periods of time

How We Stand Out

Benefits and Perks

• Parking provided
• Overtime pay
• Holiday pay
• Flexible scheduling when possible
• Paid training
• A diverse team of colleagues
• Volunteer and committee opportunities
• Tickets to select Orpheum and Halloran Centre events as available
• Campus located in the heart of downtown Memphis with a historic theatre and modern performing arts and education center

 

Please send all cover letters and resumes to hr@orpheum-memphis.com. If you would like to apply in person you can obtain an application at the Halloran Centre for Performing Arts, 225 S. Main St between the hours of 10am-2pm Monday-Friday.


 

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