4 Aug 2022


Youth & Teen Program Coordinator

ODC Dance Company  San Francisco, California, United States

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Job Description

Youth & Teen Program Coordinator


ODC is a groundbreaking contemporary arts institution, delivering its mission through a world class dance company, an innovative presenting theater and digital platform, a dance school for movers of all ages and abilities, and ODC Heath with initiatives including a fee-free diagnostic and educational Healthy Dancers’ Clinic, and a fitness program for all levels and abilities. Guided by Founding Artistic Director Brenda Way, ODC is nationally recognized for its entrepreneurial spirit and artistic innovation. Unique for its fully integrated vision, ODC strives to inspire audiences, cultivate artists, engage community, and foster diversity and inclusion through dance performance, training, and mentorship. ODC operates a two-building campus consisting of a Dance Commons and the ODC Theater in San Francisco’s Mission District (when in-person activities are allowed), and a robust digital program for classes, performances, and engaging dialogue. ODC’s programs and activities have contributed to community development, arts education, and access to creative art-making for 50 years.


Position Summary  

The Youth & Teen Program Coordinator reports to the Director of School Programming and works in close coordination with the Artistic Directors of the 2 teen companies, Dance Jam and Seeds. The Youth & Teen Program Coordinator performs administrative duties for the ODC School Youth & Teen Program, executing the coordination and communication tasks required for the daily operations of the program, acting as a primary point of contact for Youth & Teen inquiries, and as Performance Coordinator and Manager of the Teen Companies, and School Productions. The Youth & Teen Program Coordinator works as part of the ODC School Staff, composed of the School Director, the Director of School Programming, the School Operations Manager, and the School Administrative Associate.

Roles & Responsibilities 

  • Primary point of contact for all Youth & Teen Program Inquiries – responds and follows up to answer all incoming communications with support from the school administrative staff.
  • School Performance Coordinator/Manager for the following groups, events and productions:
    • Dance Jam, Teen Contemporary Company
    • Seeds, Teen Hip Hop Dance Dance Lab/Company.
    • December, and May Showcases, end-of-school session performances
    • Step Onstage, performance class, preparing throughout the school year for culminating production
      • Management includes scheduling, performance/production oversight, parent communiques, preparing and receiving teen company contracts, weekly check in meetings with each company, tracking attendance and email/text responsiveness, registration oversight for each company
    • Other special performance programming
    • Auditions & Placement Classes
  • Registrar with assistance from school staff at high volume times
  • Coordinates the Youth & Teen Scholarship Program, with assistance from school administrative staff
  • Assists with Youth & Teen Program scheduling, including studio changes for classes, and prepares the Daily Schedule
  • Assists with Youth & Teen faculty and accompanist communications, and substitute tracking
  • Coordinates Youth/Teen Program student foot traffic between the Commons and Theater buildings.


  • Minimum 21 years of age and eligible to work in the US
  • Based in proximity of the Bay Area to allow regular on-site work on the ODC campus (351 Shotwell Street and 3153 17th Street, San Francisco, CA 94110)
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant, administrative experience required
  • Experience with Performance/Production
  • Experience with youth and families, previous work in a school or community program is a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Organized and attentive to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Comfortable working with a full range of age groups and with people of all backgrounds and abilities in a dynamic, culturally diverse dance environment
  • Fluent in G-suite,and Microsoft Office, including Excel. Experience with Asana, Slack, and CRM systems such as MindBody and PatronManager is a plus.
  • To safeguard the health and well-being of our employees and clients ODC requires the following steps regarding Covid 19 vaccination– all employees must take all necessary steps to be fully vaccinated as defined by the city and county of San Francisco as a condition of employment, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved.

 Compensation and Time Base

  • This is an at-will, full-time, hourly position (eligible for overtime) with a time base of 40 hours per week. The required schedule for this role is a Sunday-Thursday workweek to support the School’s class schedule.
  • This position is based on ODC’s San Francisco, CA campus and offices with arrangements for some flexibility for remote work.
  • $26 – 28 per/hour DOE
  • As a dance organization committed to physical well-being, ODC’s benefits package currently includes health coverage for full-time employees (vision and dental coverage are available at the employee’s cost), a retirement savings plan and a life insurance plan. The role earns and accrues two weeks paid vacation as well as sick leave.  Additional benefits include pre-tax commuter deductions, access to tuition-free dance classes at ODC, complimentary tickets to select ODC performances, and a dynamic work environment.


To Apply

  • To apply for this position, please email your current resume and a cover letter to: HR@odc.dance
  • Note, please reference “Youth & Teen Coordinator” in the subject line.
  • ODC requires proof of vaccination for the members of our staff who wish to work in-person on campus.


At ODC we believe the vitality of life in the San Francisco Bay Area is contingent upon continued exposure to a variety of perspectives, beliefs, and wisdom. Our work at ODC is challenging and exciting. We attract people who are committed to dance and the arts and we are willing to work hard to engage our audiences and serve our communities. If you want to make a difference, challenge yourself and help us continue to innovate, we welcome your energy and talents. People of color and people with disabilities, of diverse sexual orientations, gender expressions and identities are welcome and encouraged to apply.


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Youth & Teen Program Coordinator
ODC Dance Company
 San Francisco, California, United States

Job Categories: Arts and Culture. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: arts education, coordinator, dance, education, Modern Dance, and Youth. States: California.
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