Career Opportunities 

Mosaic is seeking highly motivated individuals with a commitment to both artistic excellence and youth development.

In addition to changing the lives of Detroit youth, benefits of working at Mosaic include:
• medical, dental and vision benefits
• small, team-oriented work environment
• opportunities for growth and advancement
• professional development and networking opportunities

Full-Time Positions

We are no longer accepting applications for full-time positions. Please check back at a later date.

Current Openings

Alumni Engagement Coordinator Needed

Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit seeks an Alumni Engagement Coordinator. This process-oriented, strategic thinker anticipates and proactively resolves problems, is a team player, and handles confidential information with discretion. The Alumni Engagement Coordinator works independently with minimal supervision, in a fast-paced work environment with multiple priorities. This position delivers excellent customer service and works collaboratively with other team members across Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit. The Coordinator serves as the first point of contact for alumni relations, disseminates information, and directs Mosaic alumni to appropriate reunions and alumni engagement events/activity.

The Alumni Engagement Coordinator position is a 12 month independent contractor position that requires the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously. Must be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends as required.

Job Description

The Alumni Engagement Coordinator is contracted to increase Mosaic alumni engagement, donations and stewardship and is responsible for the direction and coordination of alumni relations activities.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide exceptional customer service in person, by phone or email to alumni and partners.
  • Support the Development team in the planning and execution of all Alumni Relations events and programs, as well as the day-to-day activities of alumni relations.
  • Assist with tracking alumni activity expenses, variance reporting and submitting all purchase requisitions and invoices on a timely basis.
  • Compile and track data about alumni participation and volunteerism.
  • Work with staff to order gift items, awards, special certificates, and premium items for use in the execution of Alumni Relations events. Oversee and track inventories.
  • Maintain close relationships with suppliers to ensure timely delivery of quality items or services for key events and programs.
  • Oversee student workers and temporary/casual workers to assist with assigned alumni relations l tasks such as data entry, errands, and mailings.
  • Enter and maintain alumni event records in donor database (ETapestry), updating biographical information on alumni records, entering actions on constituent records, and pulling queries for mailing and alumni lists.
  • Manage alumni webpages and social media pages and assist with written and e-communications to alumni, including mail merges
  • Collaborate with the Marketing department on social media and e-marketing practices

Qualifications

The ideal candidate for the Alumni Engagement Coordinator will have excellent time management, organizational and communication skills. He/she will have experience managing databases, the ability to effectively organize and carry out daily and special programs, as well as, impeccable customer service. In addition, the candidate should have:

  • Minimum of 2 years development, business, customer relations, and office environment experience
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • A Bachelor’s degree in business, communications or related field – or equivalent professional experience.
  • Passion for Mosaic’s mission of empowering young people through excellence in theatre and music

To Apply:

Email cover letter, resume and three references to hr@mosaicdetroit.org with the subject: Alumni Engagement Coordinator. Applications will be reviewed immediately and interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. No phone calls please.

Mosaic is an equal opportunity employer.

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After School Performing Arts Instructors

Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit, an internationally-recognized leader in creative youth development, seeks Teaching Artists in Theater, Dance and Vocal Music for its after school programs. This position requires a high level of flexibility and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously. The ideal candidates are also comfortable working in a team environment. Must be willing to work occasional evenings as required. Responsible for the artistic training of Young Artists in Mosaic after school programs, and the artistic direction of theater, music or dance elements in the culminating showcase(s).

Job Description

Performing Arts Teaching Artists are contracted to plan and facilitate artistic training of young artists and direct culminating program showcases for family and friends.  The primary staff contact is Associate Artistic Director.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the artistic training of Young Artists in Mosaic After-School Programs, and the artistic direction of culminating showcase(s).
    • Creates and implements age-appropriate lesson plans which align with the Mosaic Model for Youth Development through the Arts.
    • Selects appropriate repertoire for rehearsals and showcase(s).
  • Directs artistic elements in the final showcase including selection of repertoire with approval from Artistic Leadership team.
  • Supports the physical and emotional well-being of the young artists. Ensuring that young artists are supervised at all times and maintain a safe and enjoyable environment.
  • Participates in Young Artist recruitment/retention efforts for Mosaic programs. Including but not limited to presentation-demonstrations to Young Artists and parents, flyer and postcard distribution and one-on-one follow up with individual Young Artists.
  • Participates in auditions (where appropriate) and makes acceptance/ placement recommendations.
  • Assists with facilitation of parent, Young Artist program meetings.
  • Attends all orientations, trainings and program meetings as scheduled.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate for the will have excellent time management, organizational, problem-solving, and communication skills. He/she will have experience teaching theater, vocal music or dance to young people. In addition, the candidate should have:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Theater, Vocal/Choral Music or Dance and/or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 1yr. teaching experience.
  • Experience working with K-12 youth.
  • Passion for Mosaic’s mission of empowering young people through excellence in theatre, music and/or dance.

Position Details

  • Temporary, part-time contract position (without benefits).
  • Contract period: Contingent. November 2016 – June 2017. Includes training, planning and coordination with program team. estimated at 310-393 hours (average of 2-3hrs/day; 5 days/week for 31 weeks contingent on program placement)
  • Contract fee range: $6000-8000

To Apply:

Email cover letter, resume and three references to hr@mosaicdetroit.org with the subject: Performing Arts Teaching Artist Position. Applications will be reviewed immediately and interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. No phone calls please.

Mosaic is an equal opportunity employer.