Program Coordinator - BF+DA (1738)

USA, New York, Brooklyn
Jul 07, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Responsible for coordinating and planning BF+DA programs including Venture Fellowship, Membership, events, space rentals, tours, and associated activities. Perform administrative duties for BF+DA Office operations.

  • Organize calendar and interface with BF+DA team
  • Calculate budgets and ensure they are adhered to.
  • Create and update financial reports & metrics
  • Manage team & community calendars
  • Liaise with Pratt's staff associated with BF+DA operations and event activities
  • Support Mentorship Team run the Venture Fellow program
  • Lead coordination of Community Programming
  • Support Marketing & Community Director on developing and running Membership program
  • Coordinate and host BF+DA workshops, classes, meetings, conferences, shows, events and activities
  • Produce customized event contracts with time, schedule, cost, and associated details
  • Meet with clients, vendors, caterers, entertainers, florists and associated event providers
  • Schedule speakers, vendors and participants
  • Create invitee list
  • Send out invitations and manage RSVP list
  • Manage client correspondence
  • Coordinate schedules of catering and event staff, checking on items and guiding participants throughout the day.
  • Coordinate event logistics, covering registration and attendee tracking, presentation and materials to support event evaluations
  • Keep inventory of backdrops, projectors, computers, and other display materials.
  • Plan layout of setting including seating, functionality, equipment and decorations
  • Maintenance - repairs, electrical, internet issues.
  • Liaise with Digital Content & Communications Director and Marketing & Community Director on promotions


Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required.
Experience: Minimum five years experience required in related field, preferably performing arts.

Knowledge and Skills:
  • Microsoft Office
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Google Business Suite
  • Written and oral communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Negotiation and marketing
  • Organization and time management
  • Budgeting
  • Troubleshooting
  • Event and space planning project management
  • Social Media
  • Must have the ability to work well with diverse populations; and demonstrated level of cultural competence


In order to be considered please submit a resume, a cover letter that includes salary history and expectations, and the names and contact information for three professional references. PRATT INSTITUTE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND RECOGNIZES AND VALUES THE BENEFITS OF A DIVERSE WORKFORCE.