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WE’RE HIRING: (CAP) Circus Access Programs Administrative Assistant

Job Title: Circus Access Programs Administrative Assistant

FSLA: Part time, non-exempt

Reports to: Circus Access Programs Manager

Description: The Administrative Assistant (AA) is a member of the Circus Access Programs Staff and is responsible for providing administrative support to the Circus Access Programs Manager. Circus Access Programs refers to SANCA’s Social Circus and Every Body’s Circus (EBC) programs. These programs are created for underserved communities and differently abled communities, respectively. The AA position is currently part-time. Hours will vary depending on specific events occurring within the organization, but are currently estimated at 5-10 hours per week. Some work can be done remotely, however occasionally duties will be required on site.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

– Conducting a portion of intake interviews for prospective EBC students. Intake interviews entail meeting families, assessing  student needs, and determining whether the student would benefit most from group or 1:1 classes.

– Interacting with Social Circus and EBC students and parents show new students/families around the gym.

– Answering email inquiries about Social Circus and EBC

– Registering students for classes and/or assisting students to register themselves.

– Communicating with and billing the case managers of students that use DDA funding for respite care, communicating via email and billing through ProviderOne.

– Performing general clerical duties including, but not limited to: data entry, copying, faxing, mailing and filing.

– Creating and modifying documents using word processing, spreadsheet, database and/or other presentation software.

– Supervising volunteers and other support personnel.

– Assisting with special events, such as fundraising activities and productions.

– Maintaining a student database.

– Informing students/families of change in class placement if the student is/becomes a good fit for a rec class, EBC group class, or 1:1 class..

– Other various projects and tasks as assigned

 

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate would have:

– A background of working with underserved and/or differently-abled communities or enthusiasm and dedication to learn best practices for working with these communities.

– Comfort working with children and their families to create and communicate consistent systems of care.

-Ability to operate standard office equipment, including but not limited to computers, telephone systems,

calculators, copiers and facsimile machines.

– Good writing, analytical and problem-solving skills.

– Knowledge of principles & practices of organization, planning, records management & general administration.

– Ability to communicate effectively and professionally

– Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

– Ability to work well independently as well as on a team.

-Familiarity with Google Suite.

 

SANCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. www.sancaseattle.org

Previous administrative experience preferred.

Compensation: $23.00/hour

 

To apply, a resume and cover letter should be sent to hr@sancaseattle.org

WE’RE HIRING: Director, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)

Position Title : DEI Director
Position Overview: The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Director is responsible for developing and leading initiatives that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion within the organization. You will work closely with leadership and the DEI Committee, known at SANCA as the IDEA Committee. (https://sancaseattle.org/inclusion-diversity-equity-anti-racism/)
Essential Responsibilities:
    • Guide the organization through the development and execution of strategic DEI actions.
    • Review and/or recommend enhancements to DEI strategy and plans to generate relevant, measurable results.
    • Participate in monthly meetings of SANCA’s IDEA Committee, providing guidance and taking on projects as needed.
    • Develop metrics and processes to measure the impact of DEI initiatives and their alignment with the organization’s vision and values. Identify barriers to implementation and cross-organizational synergies.
    • Partner with human resources in developing and sustaining an inclusive environment that engages employees in all stages of their employment experience. 
    • Deliver presentations to staff on the status of DEI initiatives.
    • Provide DEI coaching and development to senior leaders within the organization.
Requirements:
  • MSW, or BA in Ethnic Studies or 2 years of work experience in DEI
Compensation: $68000 – $79000
TO APPLY:
Please email your resume and cover letter to hr@sancaseattle.org
Apply Here

WE’RE HIRING: Maintenance and Janitorial Manager

Job Title: Maintenance and Janitorial Manager

Job Type: Full-time, Exempt

Salary: $40,000 – $60,000 per year

Company: School of Acrobatics and New Circus Arts

Location: SANCA, Georgetown

The School of Acrobatics and New Circus Arts is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Maintenance and Janitorial Manager to join our team. This role is crucial in maintaining the cleanliness, safety, and functionality of our facilities. The Maintenance and Janitorial Manager will take the lead with ensuring our facilities are well-maintained and presentable at all times.

Responsibilities:

1. Manage and oversee the maintenance and janitorial operations of our facilities including classrooms, training areas, offices, and restrooms.

2. Develop and implement maintenance schedules and standard operating procedures to maintain a clean, safe, and functional environment.

3. Coordinate and schedule repairs, maintenance, and renovations with external vendors and contractors as needed.

4. Conduct regular inspections to identify and address maintenance issues, including plumbing, electrical, HVAC, and structural concerns.

5. Train and supervise maintenance and janitorial staff, ensuring they follow established protocols and meet performance expectations.

6. Develop and manage the department budget, optimizing resources and ensuring cost-effective practices.

7. Maintain inventory of cleaning supplies and equipment, including scheduling and overseeing the procurement of necessary items.

8. Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations, maintaining records of inspections and corrective actions taken.

9. Collaborate with other departments to coordinate maintenance activities to minimize disruption and ensure efficient operations.

10. Stay updated on industry trends and advancements in maintenance and janitorial practices.

Requirements:

1. Proven experience as a Maintenance Manager, Facilities Manager, or similar role, preferably in a school or similar setting.

2. Strong knowledge of building maintenance and janitorial practices, including plumbing, electrical, HVAC principles, and cleaning techniques.

3. Excellent organizational and leadership skills with the ability to multitask and prioritize effectively.

4. Detail-oriented with a strong sense of cleanliness and hygiene.

5. Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to handle unexpected issues or emergencies.

6. Proactive mindset with the ability to anticipate and address maintenance needs.

7. Proficient in using maintenance management software or systems.

8. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

9. High school diploma/GED required; additional technical qualifications or certifications in maintenance or building management preferred.

10. Knowledge of safety regulations and procedures.

If you meet the above qualifications and are excited about the opportunity to make a significant impact in a dynamic and growing organization, we invite you to submit your application for the Maintenance and Janitorial Manager position at the School of Acrobatics and New Circus Arts. Please include your resume and a cover letter explaining your interest and relevant experience.

Note: This is a full-time, exempt position with a salary between $40,000 and $60,000 per year.

The final salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

This position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking, kneeling, and bending in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires grasping and repetitive hand movement using a computer keyboard. The position requires near and far vision in reading correspondence, using a computer, and in the safe supervision of staff and students. The ability to communicate is required when providing phone and personal service. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations.

TO APPLY:

Please email your cover letter and resume to hr@sancaseattle.org. Position is open until filled. Questions may be asked by email only to hr@sancaseattle.org.

WE’RE HIRING: Social Media Manager

Job Title: Social Media Manager

Job Description:

The School of Acrobatics and New Circus Arts is seeking a talented and enthusiastic Social Media Manager to join our team. As a Social Media Manager, you will be responsible for developing and executing social media strategies to enhance our online presence, engage with our audience, and promote our programs and events.

Salary:

The position of Social Media Manager will offer a competitive salary between $24-$33 per hour, commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Schedule:

This is an hourly, non-exempt position, requiring 32 hours per week.

Responsibilities:

1. Develop and implement social media strategies to increase brand awareness and attract new students and audiences.

2. Create and curate engaging content for various social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube.

3. Manage and grow our social media accounts by consistently posting relevant and compelling content.

4. Monitor and respond to comments, messages, and inquiries on social media platforms in a friendly and timely manner.

5. Stay up-to-date with industry trends and emerging social media platforms to ensure our presence is cutting edge.

6. Collaborate with the marketing team to create cohesive and integrated marketing campaigns across different channels.

7. Analyze and report on key social media metrics, providing insights and recommendations for improvement.

8. Stay informed about current trends, tools, and best practices in social media marketing and acrobatic arts to ensure we are on the forefront of innovation.

Qualifications:

1. Proven experience in managing social media platforms for a business or organization.

2. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

3. Creative thinking and ability to generate engaging content ideas.

4. Strong understanding of social media analytics and ability to interpret data.

5. Familiarity with social media management tools and scheduling platforms.

6. Passion for acrobatics, circus arts, or performing arts is a plus.

7. Experience with graphic design and video editing is a plus.

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

This position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking, kneeling, and bending in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires grasping and repetitive hand movement using a computer keyboard. The position requires near and far vision in reading correspondence, using a computer, and in the safe supervision of staff and students. The ability to communicate is required when providing phone and personal service. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations.

TO APPLY:

Please email your cover letter and resume to hr@sancaseattle.org. Position is open until filled. Questions may be asked by email only to hr@sancaseattle.org.

HIRING: Artist-in-Residency (AIR) Coordinator

Artist-in-Residency (AIR) Coordinator

Description: The AIR Coordinator is responsible for recruiting and selecting artists to participate in the AIR program, and supporting their creation projects at SANCA by serving as a liaison between the artists and the organization.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
– Recruits and reviews candidates for Artists-in-Residency in collaboration with Program Advisor and AIR Panel
– Orients new AIRs to SANCA space
– Works with front office staff to schedule rehearsals, showings, and workshops
staff member when necessarys
– Guides AIRs to contribute to SANCA community in a way that is comfortable and meaningful for them
– Communicates with staff across SANCA departments to make residencies run smoothly
– Supports AIRs in finding performance space if appropriate
– Works in collaboration with the Manager, Marketing and Outreach to provide assets/material for marketing campaigns.

Qualifications:
The ideal candidate has a strong background, (5+ years) in professional circus arts performance and has themselves participated in Artist-in-Residency programs of some kind. Familiarity with SANCA programs and policies preferred. Ability to communicate well and foster a positive work environment essential.

Compensation: Hourly, Project based. Averaging 10-12 hrs/monthly Coordinator Level Pay: $20.00-23.50/hr

Please email your cover letter and resume to hr@sancaseattle.org. Position is open until filled. Questions may be asked by email only to hr@sancaseattle.org.

HIRING: Administrative Assistant – ECTA Front Office

Administrative Assistant
Emerald City Trapeze Arts

Reports to: Front Office Manager

Description: The Administrative Assistant (AA) is a member of the Office Staff and is responsible for providing
administrative and office support to the Office Manager. The AA position is currently part-time and hours will
fluctuate depending on specific events occurring within the organization. Hours are currently estimated at 12-18 hours per week with the majority of hours falling on weekends and weekday evenings.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
– Responsible for daily office operations and must be knowledgeable about SANCA’s programs and policies
– Interacts with students, parents, vendors, and visitors and show new students/families around the gym
– Responsible for answering the phone, voice mail, and email inquiries about SANCA and transfer to appropriate
staff member when necessary
– Responsible for registering students for classes and/or assisting students in registering themselves
– Open, sort, and distribute incoming correspondence, including faxes and email; sign for and distribute UPS/
FedEx or similarly delivered packages.
– Perform general clerical duties to include, but are not limited to, data entry, copying, faxing, mailing, and filing.
– Create and modify documents using word processing, spreadsheet, database, and/or other presentation software
– Help maintain inventory of office equipment and supplies
– May supervise volunteers and other support personnel
– Assist with special events, such as fundraising activities and productions
– Assist with the overall maintenance of the organization and its offices
– Maintain student database
– Attendance: Record attendance during check-in, Follow-up with no-shows
– Inform students/families who are ready to advance their class level
– Flying Trapeze Registration: Communicate with FT Director regarding changes/updates, Manage class closures
– Various projects and tasks as assigned

Qualifications:
The ideal candidate would have the
– Ability to operate standard office equipment, including but not limited to, computers, telephone systems,
calculators, copiers, and facsimile machines.
– Good writing, analytical and problem-solving skills.
– Knowledge of principles & practices of organization, planning, records management & general administration.
– Ability to communicate effectively and professionally
– Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
– Ability to work well alone and as part of a team
-Familiarity with Google Suite
SANCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. www.sancaseattle.org

Previous administrative experience preferred.
Compensation: $22/hr (after training)

To apply, a resume and cover letter should be sent to lauraschoop@sancaseattle.org

Hiring: ECTA Summer Camps Coach

Position Description

General Overview

The ECTA Summer Camp Head Coach is a seasonal position that leads the coaching staff for all of SANCA’s summer camp programs at Emerald City Trapeze Arts. The SC head coach adapts SANCA’s general circus curriculum for ECTA camp needs, trains the coaches, and creates the rotation schedule for each camp cohort. Each day during camps the Head Coach is present to support the program and the staff.

COMPENSATION:
Compensation is $22.00 – $27.50 hourly, with full time hours expected for approximately 12-14 weeks of work, June through September. Benefits:  Benefits include free circus classes for staff, free use of SANCA’s gym for training and fitness, and free and/or discounted circus classes for direct family of staff.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills.  The list is illustrative only, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class.  Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Trains all camp coaches at the start of summer and on an ongoing basis as needed
  • Adapts SANCA’s general circus curriculum for camp needs
  • Creates a rotating schedule of activities for campers in collaboration with Camp Administrator
  • Assigns coaches to appropriate teaching positions in collaboration with Camp Administrator
  • Is present each camp day to problem solve, provide support, and fill in as needed
  • Works with and communicates effectively with other SANCA staff to support a positive environment.
  • Handles other camp related duties as assigned by the Program Advisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of experience in coaching youth circus and/or camp program leadership. Excellent communication skills with coaches, parents, and campers are a must, as well as a positive attitude and willingness to be a part of a team.

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS: 

This position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking, kneeling, and bending in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires grasping and repetitive hand movement using a computer keyboard. The position requires near and far vision in reading correspondence, using a computer, and in the safe supervision of staff and students. The ability to communicate is required when providing phone and personal service.

Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations.

TO APPLY:

Please email your cover letter and resume to hr@sancaseattle.org. Position is open until filled. Questions may be asked by email only to hr@sancaseattle.org.