Jerry Rosenstein Arts Project (JRAP) Program Manager

Jerry Rosenstein Arts Project (JRAP) Program Manager (Temporary-Part-Time)

To oversee all administrative aspects of JRAP including implementation, professional development and assessment.  To provide oversight for teaching artists and collaborates with internal and external stakeholders.


Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university (preferred) or equivalent work experience.


Minimum five years of arts administration experience (preferably in arts education)


Knowledge of:

  • Music and/or the performing arts (preferred)
  • School systems, Kindergarten – Grade 12 (preferred)
  • Bay Area arts education community, education institutions, and school systems (preferred)

Skill in:

  • Planning, organizing, and coordinating people and events
  • Microsoft Office (especially Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint)
  • Google Suite (Docs, Sheets, etc.)
  • Asana Project Management System
  • Database systems (Tessitura preferred)

Ability to:

  • Communicate tactfully, professionally, effectively, and accurately both orally and in writing
  • Establish working relationships and interact in a professional manner with a wide range of people
  • Work independently and resourcefully to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervision; and work as a member of a team
  • Complete projects with a high degree of accuracy, detail, and timeliness; and handle multiple projects simultaneously by accurately setting priorities
  • Works evenings, nights and weekends as assigned
  • Must perform the functions of the position in a safe manner

Essential Job Functions:

  • Manages JRAP focusing on implementation and logistical aspects, including the scheduling and planning of meetings with program partner organizations and schools, processing program invoicing, and tracking of residency programs and expenses for San Francisco Opera and partner organizations.
  • Manages the implementation and administrative aspects of the JRAP professional development (PD) for educators and teaching artists Occasionally leads or co-leads professional development
  • Recruits, contracts and co-supervises a team of teaching artists for school-based programs
  • Manages JRAP volunteers, part-time workers and vendors
  • Manages implementation and collection and analytics of program assessment tools
  • Leads comprehensive assessment of student learning, teacher impact, and program evaluation components
  • Tracks and shares data of school-based programs, documenting participation for reporting and fundraising purposes
  • Leads recruitment and collaboration efforts with bay area Grade 6-8 Middle schools, creating opportunities for teacher and student engagement and learning
  • Liaises with San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) administrators and the Visual and Performing Arts Office (VAPA) to facilitate a cohesive and productive partnership
  • Serves as primary liaison to the Jerry Rosenstein Trust and its executor, Martin Tannenbaum
  • Oversees JRAP contact and event databases using Excel and Tessitura
  • Represents the San Francisco Opera in arts and education communities

Secondary Job Functions:

  • Special projects and other duties as assigned

E-mail required job application, cover letter and résumé with salary requirements directly to or fax to (415) 634-0203.  No phone calls please. San Francisco Opera only retains résumés that are sent in response to specific, posted job openings.


Qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for this position in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.


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