Create, plan, and implement programming for LGBTQ+ older adults at Edie Windsor SAGE Center with a focus on arts & culture programming. Collaborate with the Program Coordinator, Health & Wellness, to create, plan and implement programs for women, men, and the trans/GNC communities and administration of special events and programs. Supports all art forms such as music, dance, visual arts, literature, theater, film & video, traditional crafts & folk arts, and new media. Must have considerable experience working with aging and/or LGBTQ+ communities and should ideally have experience in programmatic design and implementation. They must be able to interact with, relate to, and work with LGBTQ+ older adults, community partners, and other departments at SAGE.
Reports to: Site Director
Location: Edie Windsor SAGE Center, Midtown Manhattan
Status: Full-time / Nonexempt
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Plan, coordinate, and promote Women’s Programming, in addition to Arts, Culture, and Technology programming, at The Edie Windsor SAGE Center
- With the Program Coordinator, Health & Wellness, Plan, Coordinate and Promote innovative and sophisticated programming for older LGBTQ+ women, men, and the Trans/GNC communities at The Edie Windsor SAGE Center
- Perform the duties of Site Director as needed when the Site Director is unavailable
- Develop rapport with LGBTQ+ older adult participants, by engaging with them regularly in the development and evaluation of programming
- Nurture a thriving environment for participation in Center programming and activities
- Develop relationships with community partners for the purpose of creating collaborative programming opportunities
- Build relationships with program volunteers and consultants, and provide program support, which may include moving audio/visual equipment and furniture, making copies, developing flyers, and other tasks
- Work independently and with the team to meet programming goals and deadlines, including the calendar
- Become knowledgeable about all of SAGE’s services and programs, and make appropriate referrals
- Assist with foodservice distribution as needed and act as dining room host on a weekly basis
- Serve as a resource to all SAGE Center Program Coordinators (all sites), providing non-supervisory advice and guidance as requested
- Represent SAGE at community events and conferences (e.g. health fairs, pride festivals) as needed
- May be assigned other tasks and duties related to their job responsibilities
- Education: Bachelor’s Degree with major course work in Arts & Culture or aging is preferred; Substantial work experience in relevant field may be substituted for degree
- Experience: Two (2) years of experience in the aging field, LGBTQ+ service, or in program development, in addition to above
- Flexible and dependable – This position requires occasional special event hours but the daily regular hours are Monday – Friday, 12 pm to 8 pm (and occasionally 11 am to 7 pm or 10 am to 6 pm)
- Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to work with SAGE’s diverse constituency
- Ability to work under own initiative and as a member of a team
- Strong communication skills, including public speaking
- Strong organizational and time management skills
- Detail-oriented with ability to follow through on tasks without supervision
- Computer proficient, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher
- A commitment to the mission and values of SAGE
- Demonstrated ability to develop, implement and manage programming for women as well as art & culture programming
- Familiarity with the history and issues facing marginalized older adults
- Working knowledge of NYC DFTA regulations and guidelines
- Bilingual (English/Spanish) is strongly preferred
Compensation: Salary DOE. SAGE offers a competitive benefits package as well as an exciting and unique work environment.
Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
How to Apply: Please click here to begin the application process. Please email your resume and cover letter with “Senior Coordinator- Women’s Programming Arts Culture” in the subject line. No phone calls, please. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
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