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School Registrar

Location: Washington, DC

Classification: Exempt - Administrative

Status: Full-time salaried

Reports To: Artistic Director & Executive Director

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Application Deadline: Open until filled


Position Summary

The VIVA School seeks an enthusiastic administrator to join its growing staff. The School Registrar (SR) is an attentive and organized individual that stabilizes the school's smooth delivery of programming. Serving as a front-line staff representative, the SR is responsible for providing clear and supportive communication to students and families, organizing and administering student records, ensuring the facility is maintained in a professional and clean condition, and handling other various administrative and clerical tasks to support the growth of the school. The work of the SR ensures optimal clarity and support in communication and record keeping in order for young dancers to experience the capacity of their talent and unique artistic potential, and the preparation needed to impact a diverse, creative society.

The School Registrar reports to the Artistic & Executive Director, functions as a first point of contact between all school students, families, faculty and guests, and collaborates closely with The VIVA School’s administrative and programming staff.

Ideal Candidate

  • Resides in the US

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in a related field 

  • 1-3  years of experience in a similar position preferred

  • A commitment to a process of learning 

  • Strong motivation and ability to work independently 

  • Ability to prioritize, multitask, and perform effectively under pressure

  • Flexible and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to maintain a calm and patient demeanor with all students, staff, and constituents

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English. Verbal and written fluency in Spanish is an added benefit.

  • Ability to diagnose and solve problems of varying complexity with a customer-focused mindset

  • Passionate about racial equity, access and inclusion, the importance of arts and culture, and innovative approaches to education

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software and Google products

  • Available evenings  


Application Process

  • Please email resume PDF Format only to 

  • Subject of email: Job Post_SchoolRegistrar22_”applicant last name”

  • No phone calls, please.

About The VIVA School

The VIVA School is a dance school with a unique model of dance education that is creating a pipeline of limitless talent to diversify and increase representation in the field of dance. Prioritizing students of color, the school merges world-class dance training with leadership development to cultivate the creative leaders of tomorrow. Our young dancers are brilliant movers and distinct thinkers, gaining acceptance into the nation's top collegiate dance programs and conservatories, and graduating from The VIVA School ready to impact a diverse and evolving world.  All students are accepted on full merit scholarship. 

The VIVA School is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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