Director of Education

  • Full Time
  • Chicago

Website Court Theatre

The professional theatre of the University of Chicago

Through the Court Education Initiative (CEI), Court partners with public schools on Chicago’s South Side to provide high quality theater programs to South Side teens providing a pipeline from the community into the theatre. The Director of Education leads all of Court’s education efforts. Working in tandem with a program team, the Director of Education will be responsible for program development and administration. This is a full-time, salaried, position with excellent benefits. The Director of Education reports to the Director of Engagement.

This is posted as a full-time, benefits eligible role.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Minimum requirements include a college or university degree in related field.

Work Experience: Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through 2-5 years of work experience in a related job discipline. Preferred Qualifications include at least 5 years’ experience implementing arts education programs at the high school level, including some experience on the South Side of Chicago.

Instructions to Apply:

A cover letter, resume, and three references are required for this position. Anyone external to the University who is interested in the position must apply online through the UChicago employment portal. Search University Staff Opportunities, Posting # JR18321

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity / Disabled / Veterans Employer.
Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process may contact Human Resources by calling 773-834-1841 or by emailing with their request. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or concerns

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Pay Rate/Range*: $50,000 - 60,000