About New York Theatre Workshop:
At New York Theatre Workshop, we work relentlessly to empower visionary theatre-makers and bring their work to adventurous audiences through productions, artist workshops and educational programs. We nurture pioneering new writers like Hammaad Chaudry and Nathan Alan Davis alongside powerhouse playwrights like Amy Herzog and Ayad Akhtar. We engage inimitable auteur-directors like Rachel Chavkin and Sam Gold and give invaluable support to tremendous talents like Lileana Blain-Cruz in the earliest days of their careers. We maintain decades-long relationships with legendary theatre-makers like Will Power, Ivo van Hove, Dael Orlandersmith and Caryl Churchill, whose work has shaped and continues to influence our very idea of what theatre can be.
Since our founding in 1979, we’ve produced over 150 fully-realized productions including Jonathan Larson’s Rent; Tony Kushner’s Homebody/Kabul; Doug Wright’s Quills; Claudia Shear’s Dirty Blonde; Rick Elice’s Peter and the Starcatcher; Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová and Enda Walsh’s Once; and David Bowie and Enda Walsh’s Lazarus. Enabling our artists to push boundaries generates work like Anaïs Michell’s stirring and unforgettable Hadestown, Geoff Sobelle’s magical and transformative The Object Lesson and Mfoniso Udofia’s epic, sweeping two-part cycle, Sojourners & Her Portmanteau. NYTW productions have received a Pulitzer Prize, seventeen Tony Awards and numerous Obie, Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Awards.
But that’s not what we’re proudest of. We take the greatest satisfaction from the community we’ve built, and the perspective-shifting experiences we’ve delivered along the way. We think that theatre can bring people together, change the conversation, and have a profound impact. We feel fortunate to get to support it. If that sounds like something you’re interested in too, we’d love to meet you.
About the Team:
Our four-person Internal Operations team is responsible for the finance, facilities, IT, and HR functions for this $6.5 million theater with 30 full-time employees. NYTW has three buildings that house two theatre spaces, a rehearsal room, a costume and carpentry shop and our administrative offices.
About the Position:
Manages facilities staff in cleaning, maintenance and repair of the buildings and equipment
In coordination with the Director of Internal Operations, plan, budget, prioritize and manage facilities projects and improvements
Manages facilities and IT budgets
Ensures that all buildings and building systems meet all applicable local, state and federal codes and regulations
Negotiates and oversees all ongoing facilities and IT-related service contracts, vendor relationships, and project bids
Oversees the scheduling and space management for all public and shared spaces in the buildings
Recruits and manages part-time reception staff, including scheduling and payroll
Creates and oversees systems to improve day to day operations and efficient execution of company-wide initiatives
In coordination with part-time reception staff, maintains inventory of office supplies and first aid kits
Maintains updated emergency preparedness plans and evacuation plans and ensures staff is properly trained for emergencies
Liaises with IT Consultants at RoundTable Technology on day to day needs of the staff and larger projects
Oversees phone, internet and IT systems maintenance, repairs, and improvement
You possess excellent analytical skills and are highly organized and self-motivated
You enjoy improving systems with an eye toward the future and enjoy solving problems in the moment
You possess basic carpentry skills and can lift 50 lbs
You have an excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office
You have been through an Office 365 conversion and/or are familiar with SharePoint
You have experience in managing facilities renovations or capital projects
This position is overtime eligible. Benefits include employer paid medical, dental and life insurance and paid time off.
NYTW is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). We are committed to diversity in all areas of our work, on and offstage.
We encourage applicants with a unique cultural perspective inclusive of race, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, class, physical ability and sexual orientation.
To apply, please submit a cover letter (please include where you found out about this position), resume and two references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the job title along with your first and last name in the subject line.
For certain positions, we keep resumes on file.
If you are a director, you may submit a cover letter, current resume and references to Linda Chapman at LindaC@nytw.org
If you are an actor, you may submit a headshot and resume to Casting@nytw.org.
If you are a playwright, please see our submission guidelines.
If you are looking for Production Positions (union and non-union stage managers and assistant stage managers, production assistants, sound, video, carpentry, electrics and wardrobe), you may submit a cover letter, current resume and references to Chip Rodgers at email@example.com.