JOB DESCRIPTION: PROGRAM COORDINATOR
Job Title: Program Coordinator
Supervised By: Program Manager
Employees Supervised: None
Classification: Exempt, Fulltime, Salaried
Date Revised: January 2023
Founded in 2013, Forward Momentum Chicago (FMC) is a leader in dance education and provides programs and cultural opportunities for youth predominantly in the south and west side communities. Our mission is to inspire possibilities through dance education programs that strengthen schools and communities with limited arts access. FMC is driven by strong partnerships with Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Park District and brings a variety of dance styles cultural awareness to approximately 6,000 diverse youth in grades K-12 each year. Our four core programs – In/After School Residencies, Free Saturday Classes, Summer Dance Camp, and After School Matters – are tailored to support every child.
At the heart of FMC’s work is a commitment to diversifying the field of dance by creating equitable opportunities for any child – regardless of race, abilities, or financial standing – to have access to high-quality dance instruction and the ability learn and pursue the arts. Through dance, students gain the confidence to try new things and are inspired to achieve goals and dreams they may not have thought possible for themselves or their communities.
FMC is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization with a budget of approximately $900,000 through earned and contributed revenue. For more information, please visit forwardmomentumchicago.org.
The Program Coordinator is a full-time, salaried position requiring exceptional organization and communication skills. The Program Coordinator is responsible for maintaining all communications and schedules for Forward Momentum Chicago programming activities, including but not limited to the internal Google calendar and working with a variety of individuals in a variety of settings. This position will provide administrative support for all of FMC Programming including Summer Dance Camp, Saturday Dance Classes and After School Matters. The Program Coordinator works closely with the Executive Director, Program Manager and the Programming Team.
Coordination and Administrative
Summer Dance Camp and Summer/Community Programming
Equal Opportunity Employer. Decisions and criteria governing the employment relationship with all employees are made in a non-discriminatory manner, without regard to race, ethnicity, creed, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, citizenship status, military service and/or marital status, order of protection status, handicap, disability, or any other factor determined to be unlawful by federal, state, or local statutes.
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