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Associate Manager, Education Programs 

The Associate Manager, Education Programs provides management of daily operations for education programming for programs and events occurring on the Center’s campus. This position reports to and works closely with the Senior Manager, Education Programs. This position also works alongside the full education team to support departmental goals and objectives. This opportunity is full-time, exempt.


  • Provides programmatic management of assigned on-site focused programs and events as they relate to the Center’s Education department.
  • Direct supervision and oversight of staff as assigned.
  • Monitors budget and oversees fiscal operation of the Center’s assigned Education on-site focused programs. 
  • Oversees technical and theater production aspects of assigned on-site focused programs facilitated through the Center’s Education department. 
  • Formalizes and manages all aspects and internal processes necessary for effective and efficient operation of assigned on-site focused programs, including but not limited to The Center’s Onstage at the Center program, Family Series, Five Days of Broadway summer camps, Education supported Plaza events, Master Classes, and special events as assigned.
  • Manages artist arrangements with agencies and representatives related to the Education department’s programmatic selections made for assigned on-site focused programs.
  • Oversees cast/crew, program participants, and teaching artists involved in assigned on-site focused programs and manages resolutions to escalated personnel matters. 
  • Interfaces with the Center’s Marketing, Theater Operations, Programming, and Development departments, coordinating projects and acting as the point person for fundraising events, department print, video, web based and multi-media materials.
  • Responsible for overseeing marketing strategies and print materials of assigned on-site focused programs.

*-  Other duties may be assigned by the supervisor in support of departmental goals


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent work experience, with a practical understanding of arts administration and/or strong understanding of theater production desired. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite is a must.
  • Comfortable in a professional office setting using available computer technology, with an ability for learning new software. 
  • Experience with Tessitura database preferred.
  • Strong intra/interpersonal skills and an authentic, collaborative approach to develop and maintain internal and external relationships. 
  • Professional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Regularly problem-solve and negotiate with tact and diplomacy.
  • Dedicated team player with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently in accordance with established procedures. 
  • Must be able 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 attendance at both off-site meetings and events.
  • Ability to occasionally work remotely.


  • 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 his or her job.


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. 
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. When in event spaces, the noise levels can be very loud.
  • Work areas subject to low and high intensity lighting levels, and varying degrees of temperature.
  • Office space area is well-lit and room temperature controlled. 


All Segerstrom Center employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to certain medical, disability, and religious exemptions.

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.

Salary range: 
$64,480 annualized

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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