Employment Opportunities

EXECUTIVE TEAM ASSOCIATE

POSITION SUMMARY

The Executive Team Associate (ETA) is a focused, task-oriented, and reliable team player. The ETA will create capacity for others, record and track important information, and promote streamlined internal communications. Collaborating closely with the EBL, the ETA will assist in managing a dynamic range of administrative tasks and projects integral to the executive functions of Gibney. The ETA will manage tasks projects as delegated by the EBL and CEO. Given the organization-wide scope of Executive Team projects, the ETA will collaborate with all levels of Gibney’s staff. The ETA is expected to exercise proactive communication, high levels of discretion, and close attention to detail.

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RESPONSIBILITIES

REGULAR TASK MANAGEMENT: 60% of Time

  • Manages the addition, tracking, and progress of items on the Executive Team Action Items Document and moves select actions forward, as delegated
  • Manages and maintains a high level of organization and documentation within the organization’s OneDrive file storage system
  • Supports the EBL with internal and external communication drafting
  • Facilitates the documentation of the CEO’s development-related actions or tasks within PatronManager-Salesforce
  • Assists in procuring internal reports from PatronManager-Salesforce (e.g., Gibney Artistic Leadership Team PatronManager-Salesforce report, Box Office Reports, etc.) ensuring data is accurate and clean
  • Attends and takes notes at select meetings, further tracking, disseminating, and following up on team member action items
  • Synthesizes information for various purposes (e.g., draft agendas, itineraries, briefs for upcoming meetings or discussions, etc.)
  • Coordinates the scheduling and implementation of the Executive Leadership Team’s weekly Staff Greetings
  • Undertakes general administrative tasks on behalf of the Executive Team, as delegated

BACKEND BOARD MANAGEMENT SUPPORT: 20% of time

  • Regularly updates the Board Portal with relevant information (e.g., financial statements, final Board meeting materials and Board meeting minutes, recent press, annual refresh of all Gibney documents/member toolkit items, etc.)
  • Maintains accurate reflection of Board membership across all mediums (Board lists, letterhead, Board Portal, Gibney website, New Funder Credits, Committee Lists, Board Matrix, PatronManager-Salesforce, and more)
  • Supports select Board needs and projects (e.g., reports, research, filing of annual Conflict of Interest Forms and new Board Member paperwork, etc.)

FLUID PROJECT MANAGEMENT: 20% of Time

  • Collaborates on and/or manages finite projects only as assigned by the EBL and CEO (to ensure adequate bandwidth)
    • Projects might include research, data, technology, archiving, scheduling, information gathering or sharing, advancement (as related to Development and/or Marketing), administration (as related to HR, Rentals, Operations, and/or Finance), programs (as related to Gibney Company, Community, and/or Center), and/or other projects that may fall outside the scope of Gibney’s departments

OTHER

Gibney is a growing organization and employees are often called upon to perform other duties that are essential to accomplish organizational goals and meet important deadlines. This kind of work should only be disseminated by the direct supervisor of that staff member and include relocating their original work for that time frame.

NONPROFIT EMPLOYMENT CONSIDERATION

Gibney is a mission-based nonprofit performing arts organization. Working in this sector can be personally rewarding with intrinsic benefits and distinct opportunities for growth. However, the compensation will never match that of the private sector or more highly resourced art forms. Candidates for employment are advised to carefully consider their decision to work in this field before seeking or accepting employment at Gibney.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT

Gibney provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, the status of being transgender, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship or veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Gibney is strongly committed to providing reasonable accommodations of disabilities during the application and hiring process. If required, please contact Deputy Director of HR, Mario Alberto Flores at mario@gibneydance.org.

QUALIFICATIONS

The model candidate will possess the following experience and qualifications:

  • An appreciation for Gibney’s mission, the performing arts, and social justice
  • A minimum of 1 year of work experience in nonprofit development
  • Existing database experience; Salesforce-PatronManager experience is highly preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field and/or relevant experience
  • Commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity, and access in the workplace and sector
  • Exceptional attention to detail and project management skills
  • Exceptional comfort working in Microsoft Excel
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ethical work behavior with ability to maintain confidentiality and a professional demeanor
  • Ability to work independently and within a collaborative team environment
  • Availability to work occasional nights and weekends

Additionally, all Gibney staff must be fully vaccinated and boosted per Gibney’s Staff COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. Select reasonable accommodations are permitted; please contact safety@gibneydance.org to determine your eligibility. Gibney is committed to building inclusive teams that reflect the diversity of its community and allow staff to leverage their unique perspectives, skills, and potential. We strongly encourage applications from individuals who may not meet all the “ideal qualifications,” but have transferrable skills or experience.

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

This is a part-time (20-25 hour/week position) with an hourly rate of $20; however, exceptionally qualified candidates will be considered at levels commensurate with their experience. Part-time staff also have access to a 401K and discounted dance class and rehearsal space.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

To be considered for the position, please submit your application to: Alaina Wilson, Executive & Board Liaison at alaina@gibneydance.org. Your application should include a brief cover letter, resume, and 2 references. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

All expressions of interest and conversations will be held in the strictest confidence; references will not be contacted without the candidate’s permission. Incomplete submissions will not be considered nor will submissions that are sent via postal mail, fax, or phone. Thank you.

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Digital Media Associate

POSITION SUMMARY

The Digital Media Associate (DMA) works to advance Gibney as part of a coordinated Digital Media Team. The DMA is a full-time, 30 hour per week role reporting to the Senior Director of Digital Media and collaborating closely with the Marketing Department and other Gibney teams as needed.

This position requires an on-site presence at Gibney Center, including 890 Broadway and 280 Broadway, in lower Manhattan. Further, all individuals must be fully vaccinated to enter Gibney Center, as detailed in Gibney Vaccination Policy.

This policy requires that all individuals entering Gibney Center, including employees, must: (1) be fully vaccinated (i.e., two weeks following receiving both doses of a two-dose vaccine or a single dose of a one-dose vaccine) with a COVID-19 vaccine authorized for emergency use by the FDA or WHO, and (2) provide Gibney with such proof of vaccination (acceptable forms of proof are identified in the Key to NYC guidelines) in order for Gibney to execute an employment contract.

Please find Gibney’s Full Reopening Plan, including our Vaccination Policy, on our website.

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RESPONSIBILITIES

GENERAL

  • Attends staff, team, and relevant programming meetings and participates in organization wide trainings, gatherings, and events as necessary.
  • Initiates workflows and complete tasks with guidance and support from the Senior Manager of Digital Media.
  • Films and provides technical support for a variety of Gibney and client programs and projects, including livestreaming.
  • Assists with documenting Gibney’s performance seasons and other events.
  • Develops creative content for Gibney’s marketing, fundraising, and other initiatives in collaboration with program teams and the Senior Manager of Digital Media.
  • Consults with constituents to offer guidance, in-studio technical assistance, and advisory assistance with software, equipment, and creative design as needed.
  • Assists in training staff in proper usage of equipment and DMI policies and procedures.
  • Assists the Senior Manager of Digital Media with Client Services and project management.

DIGITAL MEDIA WORKROOM AND PROGRAMS

  • Trains constituents and renters in proper usages of technical equipment.
  • Supports the implementation and management of Digital Media and other Gibney programs including educational workshops and intensives.
  • Manages Digital Media curated workshops by ensuring that teachers have the necessary equipment and software and assisting with setup and breakdown.
  • Assists with introductory Tech Tuesday workshops alongside the Senior Manager of Digital Media.

OTHER

Gibney is a growing organization and employees are often called upon to perform other duties that are essential to accomplish organizational goals and meet important deadlines. This kind of work should only be disseminated by the direct supervisor of that staff member and include relocating their original work for that time frame.

NONPROFIT EMPLOYMENT CONSIDERATION

Gibney is a mission-based nonprofit performing arts organization. Working in this sector can be personally rewarding with intrinsic benefits and distinct opportunities for growth. However, the compensation will never match that of the private sector or more highly resourced art forms. Candidates for employment are advised to carefully consider their decision to work in this field before seeking or accepting employment at Gibney.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT

Gibney provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, the status of being transgender, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship or veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Gibney is strongly committed to providing reasonable accommodations of disabilities during the application and hiring process. If required, please contact Senior Manager of Human Resources, Mario Alberto Flores at mario@gibneydance.org.

QUALIFICATIONS

The model candidate will possess the following experience and qualifications:

  • At least 2 years relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated, in-depth understanding of Camera Operation and Video Editing (Adobe Creative Suite).
  • Experience with online event platforms (Zoom Webinars or other live streaming platforms.
  • Strong commitment to and understanding of the mission and values of Gibney.
  • Understanding of and experience in the New York City performing arts community.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to build collaborative, cross-departmental systems.
  • Ability to work independently within a team environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

To be considered for the position, please send a resume, cover letter, and an optional video reel or work sample to:

Amy Pastrana
Director of Marketing
amypastrana@gibneydance.org

Please include your first and last name and “Digital Media Associate” in the subject line of your email.

No phone calls, please.

The general salary range for this 30-hour per week position is $39,000; however, a 40-hour per week schedule is also possible and exceptionally qualified candidates will be considered at levels commensurate with their experience.

All expressions of interest and conversations will be held in the strictest confidence. References will not be contacted without the candidate’s permission. Incomplete submissions will not be considered, nor will submissions sent via USPS or fax.

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Teacher & Accompanist Positions

Gibney is always interested in hearing from dedicated and talented individuals who are interested in joining our faculty.

Volunteer

Usher opportunities for Gibney performances and events are available. Please contact volunteer@gibneydance.org and ask to be included on the Volunteer Mailing List if you would like to hear about upcoming opportunities.






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