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Pace University Manager, Prof Development in New York, New York

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Position Title Manager, Prof Development

Position Number 197906

Status Full Time

Executive Provost/EVP Academic Affairs

Division Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Department Actors Studio Drama School A0104

Primary Campus/Site NY - New York City Downtown Campus

Work Mode On-Campus



Grant Funded? No

Position Summary

The Office of Professional Development serves as a bridge between the MFA students’ education at the Actors Studio Drama School MFA Program at Pace University and their entrance into the professional world. Areas of expertise include operations, marketing, and development.

This position will create and support professional development plans within the Actor’s Drama School MFA program.

The Manager, Professional Development is responsible for maintaining the program’s web and social media, and collaborating with the Actors Studio and other national international theater organizations. A significant portion of the responsibilities of this position requires a serious cooperative relationship with the ASDS Program Coordinator, including the day-to-day operations of the school. Must be able to demonstrate confidentiality, discretion, and diplomacy.

Position Duties

  • Launches the Third Year Repertory Season, the Third Year Actors’ Showcase, and the Third Year Playwrights’ Staged Reading Series (through mailings, web, social media, visits, interviews, etc.).

  • Create and oversee all playbills, posters and other advertising; overseeing all promotional photography.

  • General and professional audience recruitment.

  • Responsible for the organization and execution of the Inside the Actors Studio process.

  • Arrange career colloquia and advisement of students on an ongoing basis with respect to matters relevant to professional development.

  • Provides feedback on resumes/head-shots and interviewing job search techniques.

  • Develops internships and alumni contact and outreach.

  • Builds career starts one-on-one with each graduating student, liaising with the Pace Co-op and Career Services office.

  • Maintains the program’s web and social media.

  • Collaborates with the Actors Studio and other national international theater organizations.

  • Performs other such duties as assigned from time to time.

    Position Qualifications

  • BA in performing arts education required.

  • At least 5 years of administrative and/or production experience in the professional New York theater.

  • Must have knowledge of MS Office, Outlook Express; capability to master the Banner system and to be comfortable with online integrated systems (e.g. E-Procurement).

  • Knowledge of the tradition and organization of the Actors Studio Drama School and the Actors Studio is preferred.

  • Must provide a detailed resume of work experience with special attention to the last 3-5 years.

    Work Hours

Monday through Friday 9am-5pm; evenings and weekends as needed, particularly during the repertory season.

Salary Range $ 70K

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S01616P

Job Open Date 10/09/2022

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

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About the Institution

Ranked in the top 9% of private US colleges that provide the best return on tuition investment, Pace University transforms the lives of its diverse students—academically, professionally, and socioeconomically. Currently, the University enrolls more than 13,000 students in more than 150 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs. Pace University is at the forefront of creating opportunity. Through the convergence of strong academics, experiential learning, and dedicated advising, Pace University empowers its students and positively impacts its communities.

AA/EEO Statement

Pace University is committed to achieving full equal opportunity in all aspects of University life. Pursuant to this commitment, the University does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived sex, gender or gender identity; race; color; national origin; religion; creed; age; disability; citizenship; marital or domestic partnership status; sexual orientation or affectional status; genetic predisposition or carrier status; military or veteran status; status as a victim of domestic violence, sex offenses or stalking; or any other characteristic protected by law federal, state or local law, rule or regulation.

Annual Security Report Notice

Pace is committed to ensuring the safety and security of the students, faculty, staff and visitors to the University. In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the University’s Safety and Security department publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, which can be accessed here ( . The report contains information on security policies as well as crime and fire statistics for the University.

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