In-School Residency & Curriculum Supervisor

Berkeley Repertory Theatre

Non-profit, Development, Arts

Berkeley, CA

Work Location: In-office


  • Full Time
  • Berkeley, CA (Remote)
  • Work Location: In-office
  • Theater
  • $27.00
  • Hourly Rate (USD$): $27.00

Website berkeleyrep Berkeley Repertory Theatre

Non-profit, Development, Arts

DEPARTMENT: Berkeley Rep School of Theatre (Education)

POSITION: In-School Residency & Curriculum Supervisor

REPORTS TO: Director, Berkeley Rep School of Theatre

WORK SCHEDULE: Monday – Friday. Occasional evenings and weekends required.

CLASSIFICATION: Regular full-time, non-exempt

COMPENSATION: $27.00 per hour


Berkeley Repertory Theatre (Berkeley Rep) has grown from a storefront stage to an international leader in innovative theatre. Known for its ambition, relevance, and excellence, as well as its adventurous audience, the nonprofit has provided a welcoming home for emerging and established artists since 1968. Over 6 million people have enjoyed more than 500 shows at Berkeley Rep, including 85 world premieres. Berkeley Rep shows have gone on to win 8 Tony Awards, 9 Obie Awards, 11 Drama Desk Awards, 1 Grammy Award, 1 Pulitzer Prize, and many other honors. In recognition of its place on the national stage, Berkeley Rep received the Tony Award for Outstanding Regional Theatre in 1997. Through its annual seven-play season, together with up to four special event presentations, Berkeley Rep invites audiences to enjoy an eclectic range of theatrical experiences featuring diverse artistic voices, themes, and perspectives.

Reporting to the director of the School of Theatre, Berkeley Rep is seeking a dynamic educator and arts administrator to serve as the in-school residency and curriculum supervisor. This position is responsible for administrating In-School residencies throughout the 9 counties of the Bay Area and coordinating our Student Matinee Program. This position is the primary contact responsible for maintaining school and teaching artist relationships, providing curricular connected workshops, and evaluating In-School programming annually. With a strong understanding of theatre and the California education system, the in-school residency and curriculum supervisor maintains BRT’s presence in the Bay Area educational community.

Duties and Responsibilities:

In-School Residencies:
Maintain curriculum-based programs serving high, middle, and elementary schools.
Coordinate with director to achieve budget goals and utilize expenses appropriately.
Use evaluations to test efficacy and implement improvements within the program.
Coordinate in-school evaluation process for teachers, students, and teaching artists.
Solicit school partnerships and coordinate with marketing to create program materials, maintain partnerships, and connect residency schools to other School of Theatre offerings.
Facilitate booking process, paperwork, and coordination of In-School workshops, including grant offerings and payments.

Teaching Artists:
In coordination with the director of school of theatre, lead the recruitment and selection process for teaching artists.
Conduct site visits to observe teaching artists in the community.
Liaison with lead teaching artists, including training and development of curricula.
Coordinate regular meetings and communications, and schedule teaching artists workshops.
Serve as a contact point between teachers & teaching artists in scheduling and support.

Student Matinee Program:
Communicate and coordinate with teachers on offerings surrounding Berkeley Rep’s performances for school groups.
Plan and develop curriculum for pre-show workshops for every student matinee performance.
Coordinate the completion and distribution of Student Resource Guides.



A competitive candidate will have experience developing and writing curriculum that meets state education standards and the ability to successfully manage multiple projects. Must be computer-literate and able to multi-task, possess strong budgeting skills, have strong follow-through and attention to detail, and enjoy working to support a learning environment.

Experience teaching, leading workshops, or developing afterschool programs.
Strong communication and organization skills, especially in group facilitation and writing.
Experience with MS Suite.
Familiarity with budgeting.
Valid driver’s license.
High degree of emotional intelligence and cultural competency.
Commitment to antiracism, equity, diversity, inclusion, and access.
Must be comfortable and thrive in fast-paced, diverse group environments.
Experience or familiarity working with Customer Relationship Management software (CRMs). Experience with Tessitura and Patron Manager is a plus.
Experience with email marketing platforms such as Wordfly and MailChimp is a plus.


Berkeley Rep is an equal opportunity employer and offers a full range of employee benefits including 85% employer-paid health and dental insurance, optional vision, FSA, and 403(b) plans, professional development support, paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays.

Position available immediately. To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, and three professional references. Persons from diverse backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply.

Online submissions only. Berkeley Rep will contact candidates of interest. Please, no calls, faxes, or web links. Only complete submissions will be considered.

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