Urbanity Dance

1180 Washington Street Suite #100
Boston, MA 02118

Date Posted:
August 14, 2019

Eastern Massachusetts



School Administrative Manager


Urbanity Dance is looking to hire a full-time School Administrative Manager. The successful candidate will be the lead Administrator of Urbanity’s School, which serves over 500 students—babies, youth and adults—each week. Reporting to the Director of Education, the School Coordinator will manage a team of part-time staff and work study students and will aspire to achieve excellence in the administrative and operative functions of the School by providing outstanding customer service to our students and families.


Deliver excellent customer service as the lead interface with parents and students, including assisting with registration and billing (in person, via email and phone) and communicating school-related information and updates to families
  • Lead administrative processes involving School registration and enrollment on the Amilia database platform

  • Conduct regular enrollment, attendance, and waitlist reporting and analysis on Youth and Adult classes for Director of Education and Managing Director

  • Manage School budget and provide regular status updates to Director of Education and Managing Director

  • In collaboration with Director of Education, schedule classes across three studios and update class offerings in Amilia

  • In collaboration with the Director of Education, manage Urbanity’s Access for All Scholarship Fund

  • Coordinate student performances including year-end Student Showcase, quarterly Adult Showcases, Youth Company and Hop Hop Crew performances

  • Facilities management: assist with facility maintenance projects; maintain clean facilities in coordination with Finance and Operations Manager, Studio Coordinator, and Work Study students

  • Collaborate with Urbanity staff in a variety of cross-organizational / multi-departmental activities related to Community programs, the Company, Development, and Marketing

  • Supervise a Studio Coordinator and Work Study Volunteers

  • Additional administrative duties, as assigned


The School Administrative Manager is based at Urbanity Central, 725 Harrison Avenue, and serves as the primary administrator during a variety of Youth and Adult classes. The preferred schedule for this position is:

Tuesday through Thursday: 1pm to 9pm

Friday: 11am to 7pm

Saturday: 10am to 6pm

Please note, as a performing arts organization with performance and education programs, this role may require working morning, late afternoon and/or evening hours, as well as occasional weekend obligations surrounding performances and events.


Required Qualifications:

  • Administrative experience

  • Proficiency with MS Office/Google Apps

  • Customer service experience

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Outgoing, proactive approach

  • Detail-oriented

  • Experience with/aptitude for working in a fast-paced environment and an organization that delivers many programs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Experience with Amilia class management platform

  • Experience with dance / other nonprofit arts organizations

  • Multi-lingual (Spanish, Haitian Creole, Mandarin/Cantonese)

How To Apply:

Required: Please email a cover letter and resume to Leilani Ricardo, Director of Education, at leilani@urbanitydance.org with "School Administrative Manager" in the subject line. 

Apply by:
September 06, 2019
About this Organization:

Urbanity Dance, a Boston-based nonprofit dance organization, is committed to empowering individuals and strengthening diverse communities through dance. We aim to engage people of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities, both in their own communities and in our own studio space, by helping them discover the joy of movement. Our wide range of partnerships with schools, health centers, local arts institutions, enrichment camps, and juvenile detention centers allows us to share quality dance experiences with the Boston community.

Urbanity’s professional Company aspires to push the limits of contemporary dance technique, inspiring audiences with its cutting-edge artistry and startling unpredictability. The Company is dedicated to providing provocative, visually arresting and musically stimulating performances for diverse audiences of all ages.

Multi-sensory works spring from collaborations with composers, visual artists, architects, fashion designers, and light designers. Our dancers are lifelong learners chosen for their sharp adaptability, dancing prowess, and creative vision.

The School at Urbanity offers quality contemporary dance training for students of all ages. Our nurturing classroom environment is designed to encourage a generation of lifelong movers and dance enthusiasts. Company dancers and faculty, all from diverse cultural and dance backgrounds, strive to support each student in his/her dance experience. Urbanity strives to help diverse communities explore the expressive possibilities of movement.

Visit the website for Urbanity Dance:http://www.urbanitydance.org