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Part-time Associate, Education Partnerships

Part-time Associate, Education Partnerships provides administrative, customer service and event support related to the education programs that are facilitated in schools and the community in conjunction with Segerstrom Center for the Arts.  The Associate is responsible for supporting the coordination of art education experiences at schools and community partner sites, processing payments, creating schedules, generating, and verifying reports, and updating internal department records. This will be a 20-25 hours per week position.


  • Facilitate the scheduling, planning, implementation, invoicing, and evaluation for Segerstrom Center residencies, professional development, and community partnerships, communicating directly with education partners via telephone and e-mail
  • Monitor and track residency program quality through evaluation forms, communication with schools, planning meetings, and off-site programming visits, in conjunction with Manager of Education Partnerships
  • Expand/recruit/train additional teaching artists, when necessary, in conjunction with Manager of Education Partnerships
  • Represent Segerstrom Center’s education programs at schools and community events
  • Exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality in carrying out responsibilities
  • Database entry and record-keeping
  • Program data tracking and reporting
  • Being present before, during, and after department events; includes events occurring before and after traditional work hours and/or on weekends.  Flexibility in work hours is a necessity for the Segerstrom Center’s education and community work
  • Additional administrative support for education programs as assigned

*Other duties may be assigned in support of departmental goals


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent work experience, with a practical understanding of K12 academic setting and arts administration is desired
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite, comfortable in a professional office setting using available computer technology, with an ability for learning new software
  • Strong intra/interpersonal skills and an authentic, collaborative approach to develop and maintain internal and external relationships
  • Professional written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to regularly problem-solve and negotiate with tact and diplomacy
  • A dedicated team player with strong attention to detail
  • The ability to organize and work independently with a minimum of supervision in accordance with established procedures
  • The ability to focus for prolonged periods of time, to remain alert and cognizant of duties and responsibilities, and to remain accountable for assigned duties
  • Ability to interpret and operationalize organizational and professional policies
  • Punctuality and availability to work a flexible schedule including early mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays, as needed
  • A valid California driver license with appropriate state-required insurance coverage
  • Reliable form of transportation for off-site events, visits, and meetings
  • Reliable internet connection in home environment for occasional remote work


  • Frequently perform desk-based computer tasks, use telephone, and write by hand 
  • Possess manual dexterity to finger, handle, and feel
  • Regularly walk in the performance of duties
  • Frequently stand, reach, stoop, kneel and crouch
  • Ability to speak clearly with sufficient hearing to communicate effectively

* Consistent with its obligations under the law, Segerstrom Center for the Arts will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform essential functions of their job


  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Occasional exposure to outside weather conditions
  • Noise level is usually quiet, well-lit, and temperature-controlled
  • Occasionally lift and move up to 20 pounds


Candidates must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered.  The Segerstrom Center for the Arts will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified employees with disabilities or for a sincerely held religious belief.


Interested candidates may submit a cover letter and resume to

Segerstrom Center for the Arts is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, age, gender, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other status protected by local, state, or federal law.

How To Apply

Please include your resume as well as a cover letter indicating to which position you are applying. 


Human Resources
600 Town Center Drive,
Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1916

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