38 Border St
Newton, MA 02465
Date Posted: June 06, 2019
Region: Eastern Massachusetts
Joanne Langione Dance Center seeks a studio
administrator to manage the day-to-day office, facility, business and customer
service administration of our busy dance school located in West Newton, Ma. Working
closely with the Managing Director, the Studio Administrator’s responsibilities
include but are not limited to:
Acting as the first point of contact for all
visitors and inquiries. Handling requests for information and maintaining a friendly,
Connecting with and assisting students, parents
Receiving and directing all incoming
correspondence including in-person, phone, email, social media and snail mail;
Registering students for classes and handling
tuition payments and billing;
Handling clerical duties and maintaining
electronic and hardcopy filing systems;
Coordinating maintenance of office equipment and
managing supply inventories;
Overseeing facility maintenance and upgrades;
Planning and implementing office systems and
Preparing reports/documents and assisting with
class scheduling and yearly planning;
Updating website and social media accounts;
Assisting with production of all aspects of
Managing small retail boutique and fittings for
shoes, dance apparel and costumes;
Contributing to team effort by completing tasks
The Studio Administrator reports to the Managing Director
and the Director and provides support to teaching faculty as needed.
The ideal candidate will be a strong manager, who is a self-starter and able to
work well both independently and as part of a team.
S/he will possess excellent customer service
skills and should enjoy working with students and parents in an educational
Must be able to manage multiple priorities,
while maintaining a positive attitude and a professional, calm demeanor and
work comfortably in a fast paced, open-office environment.
Excellent written and verbal communication
skills, impeccable attention to detail, strong organizational and management
abilities, excellent computer skills and basic accounting skills.
Ability to work evenings and weekends.
Experience working in school or camp program,
and knowledge of dance, a plus.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and
social media platforms.
Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite/Web
Design/Studio Director a plus.
Joanne Langione Dance Center has been providing quality
dance education for over 40 years to students ages 12 months to 18 years old through
a diverse offering of ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, hip hop, acrodance, musical theater
and creative movement programming. JLDC is a community based school
educating students to the many ways in which a proper dance education can
inform their lives: creating life-long lovers of dance whether a student
chooses to dance professionally or whether she dances for the simple joy of it.
In 2015 JLDC opened a brand new state-of-the art facility with four spacious
studios, student and parent reception areas and ample parking.www.jldancecenter.com Find us on Facebook and Instagram.
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