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Adrienne Arsht Center
1300 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL, United States

Phone: 786-468-2000
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Manager, Community Engagement


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Miami, FL, United States


Administrative Support, Education, Other

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Full time



Job Description:

Basic Function
The Manager of Community Engagement is responsible for managing a diverse range of Community Engagement programs and projects to connect all South Florida community members of all ages and backgrounds to engage and participate in transformative arts experience out in the community and at the Adrienne Arsht Center. The Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day coordination including working collaboratively with all Arsht Center departments to successfully realize Community Engagement programs in the Miami community and at the Arsht Center campus.
The following are examples of the various responsibilities required. The job requirements are not limited to items on this list.
  • Builds relationships with community members, community centers, teaching artists, artists, artist agents, local organizations, and administrators to promote and execute Community Engagement programs at community sites and at the Arsht Center campus
  • Serves as the administrative and logistics lead for the Arsht Community Engagement programs, including planning and organizing in advance of community events and productions such as Free Family Fest, Free Gospel Sundays, Accessing the Arts, community workshops and teaching artists professional development opportunities among other programs
  • Maintains and manages the Community Engagement calendar using Ungerboeck Event Management software in coordination with the Arsht programming team to meet the needs of the Community Engagement department
  • Works closely with Production, Operations, Box Office, Public Relations and Marketing Departments as well as artists and outside entities to fulfill Community Engagement programs expectations
  • Implements tools/surveys (both quantitative and qualitative) to gather Community Engagement program statistics for all Community Engagement program activities
  • Generates reports as needed through Tessitura software for Community Engagement Program reports on a quarterly basis
  • Submitting and tracking all approved payment, wire transfers and check requests to Finance Department
  • Manages the Community Engagement inbox, phone lines for inquiries and all correspondence
  • Prepares post event reports at the conclusion of each event
  • Supports the Director of Community Engagement in research and preparing written information for educational materials, applications, and final reports.
  • Supports the Director of Community Engagement in preparing, and tracking all contracts for artists, teaching artists, Education Arts Partners, and vendors 
  • Works collaboratively with the Director, VP to successfully implement the Community Engagement programs at the Arsht Center and out in the community.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

Ideal Experience 
  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher in education, arts administration, social work and/or a related fields in the performing arts.
  • Minimum of 3 years of progressive experience in the fields of community building, theater, and/or arts administration.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish or English/Kreyol preferred
  • Mastered clerical and administrative procedures and systems such as Microsoft Office Suite managing digital files and records, designing forms and other office procedures
  • Understands a collaborative, team-oriented style
  • Ability to effectively multi-task and establish priorities.
  • Interest and experience in the performing arts, community-building, and arts administration
Personal Characteristics
The Manager, Community Engagement should be:
  • Action-oriented and a doer
  • An active listener and willing to learn from others
  • A critical thinker and a complex problem solver that identifies challenges and develops and evaluates options and implements solutions
  • Easy to get to know, loves the arts and people
  • Dedicated to accomplishing the organization’s goals and always striving for the best 
Physical Demands
  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to stop, reach, stand, walk, lift, pull, push, grasp, communicate, and use repetitive motions.
  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee may frequently lift and or move 20 pounds of materials.
  • The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from multiple people and interact with the public and other staff.
Suggestions for candidates and expressions of interest should be addressed to:
Email:, with Manager, Community Engagement on search in the title line.
Note: The above job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by staff assigned to this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of staff in this position. Duties, responsibilities, and skills are also subject to change based on the changing needs of the job, department, or organization. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the Adrienne Arsht Center as the requirements of the job change.
The Adrienne Arsht Center is an equal opportunity employer committed to being an inclusive workplace and strongly believes in the importance of having a diverse group of individuals represented both onstage and off.