Title Education and Outreach Assistant
Organization The Dallas Opera
Closing Date
Location Dallas, TX

The Education and Outreach Assistant provides essential administrative and on-site event support to the Education Department at The Dallas Opera. The Education Department (EDU) provides accessible opera education and performances to the Dallas community throughout the Metroplex. Offerings include our Kids Opera Boot Camp, Opera in a Suitcase, Opera Truck, student matinees, and more!

This position is part-time annual, non-exempt (up to 20 hours per week) and reports to the Education Program Manager and works closely with the Education Department.
A strong candidate will be a flexible problem solver who can “go with the flow.”

Reliable transportation is required given that work takes place throughout the Dallas Metroplex (mileage reimbursement is provided). Remote work is generally permitted when on-site attendance is not required.

A background in classical performing arts is not required! Must be able to pass a comprehensive background check.


Specific duties include administration of Education department functions, including but not limited to:


-Attend EDU rehearsals and performances as needed, including but not limited to family performances at the Winspear Opera House, including pre-show activities; community performances (e.g., OperaTruck); Kids Opera Boot Camp™; and other TDO events, as needed.
-Attending all EDU and Company staff meetings

-Assist Education Program Manager with data entry duties including, but not limited to managing EDU spreadsheet, tracking EDU program signup requests, tracking payments for EDU programs, and inputting payments into Tessitura (client database)
-Communicate with community stakeholders by managing EDU inbox including email communication with community and school organizations, including collecting details and sending reminders for all events, performances, and teacher trainings.

Teaching Artist

-Assist as Substitute Teaching Artist should primary TA be unable to attend workshops
-Provide supplemental instruction, as needed, during Kids Opera Boot Camp™


-Complete other duties, as assigned.

Other Considerations
Compensation | $27/hour
Benefits | This position is not benefits eligible.
Education | This position does not have a minimum education requirement.
Location | Dallas, TX
Supervision | This position does not supervisor others.
Travel | Frequent travel throughout the Dallas Fort-Worth Metroplex required.

The Dallas Opera values diversity in the workplace and is committed to creating an equitable and inclusive work environment where employees are treated with dignity and respect. The Dallas Opera is an equal opportunity employer and maintains a policy of non-discrimination with all employees and applicants for employment. Applications from populations underrepresented in the arts are strongly encouraged to apply. This position will remain open until it is filled.

The Dallas Opera does not utilize AI for the purposes of hiring and/or recruitment.

To apply, please send a cover letter and résumé to recruitment@dallasopera.org, using the subject line “Education and Outreach Assistant.” Please send Word or PDF file only. No phone calls, please.

Website https://dallasopera.org/about/careers/