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Do you love the arts?

Are you ready to make a difference?

The diverse team at NJPAC changes lives every day—through our world-class performances, arts education programs, and community engagement activities. Join us and become a part of the exciting cultural renaissance happening in Newark right now.

A little bit about njpac

  • our offices are located in the thriving cultural district of Newark, NJ.
  • we’re a passionate team made stronger by our diverse backgrounds, personalities, and skills.
  • we care deeply about our nonprofit mission and its impact on our community.
  • we offer free yoga classes, wellness workshops, and opportunities to volunteer in the community.
  • we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Open Positions

Project Director, City Verses

The team at NJPAC changes lives every day—through our world-class artistic performances, educational programs and public outreach efforts. Join us and become a part of the exciting cultural renaissance happening right now in Newark, New Jersey. In the full-time Project Director role, you’ll spearhead a brand-new educational programming initiative that celebrates jazz and poetry in the city of Newark. Beginning in 2019, City Verses: Amplifying Voices Through Jazz and Poetry is a three-year, multi-faceted collaboration between NJPAC and Rutgers-Newark that will include in-school and community residencies led by teaching artists, filmed and touring assemblies, community poetry workshops and public events in a virtual, hybrid, and in person setting. This is a once-in-a-lifetime career opportunity for someone who’s passionate about the arts and looking to make a mark on our city.

● You’ll manage the planning process and execution of City Verses, serving as the main liaison between Rutgers-Newark, NJPAC, local school districts, Newark Public Libraries, community members and other partners
● You’ll provide strategic oversight of calendar and administrative efforts—coordinating meetings, developing program structure and managing deployment timeline for the final year of the program (June 2021-Dec 22) which will include executing the 2021 virtual summer camp for students 13-18, returning the high school residency program to an in person model, facilitating the distribution of our filmed high school assembly with community partners, launching an in person staged version of our assembly, producing and
executing two large scale in person events on jazz poetry with the NJPAC programming team, assisting Rutgers-Newark on a college course collaboration with the NCLC, and producing virtual and in person community workshops and events.
● You’ll facilitate and attend planning meetings, site visits and performances
● You’ll oversee all advance work for on and off site programming, hybrid events, and virtual programs, including production schedule creation, staff plans, reserving spaces, coordinating with partners, managing contracts, coordinating with artists and teaching faculty, organizing catering, choosing technology platforms, etc.
● Working in tandem with marketing counterparts in arts education and the NJPAC marketing team, you’ll manage and facilitate the marketing strategy and outreach for all City Verses programs and events
● You’ll delegate appropriate administrative duties including scheduling, calendar, logistics, payroll, contracts, agreements and schedules
● You’ll maintain program budgets and expenditures
● You’ll liaise with NJPAC’s development team on reporting and presentations needed for Rutgers-Newark and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

A little bit about you
● You’re a problem solver, a creative thinker, and a natural leader, comfortable “steering the ship” on a brand-new arts program
● You’re adept with juggling stakeholders, strategy and logistics to achieve desired outcomes—understanding the big picture while keeping an eye on every detail
● You’re a superstar communicator who can rally support and understanding of the project to the public
● You have strong knowledge of and personal passion for the arts, including poetry and/or jazz
● You have a BA or MA in an arts-related field and/or 3+ years as an arts leader, ideally with some experience in schools, summer camps or other arts education settings
● You have reliable transportation for site visits, and can work flexible hours including weekdays, weekends and evenings
● You want to make a difference through the arts!

Please e-mail résumé, cover letter and salary requirements to jobopportunities@njpac.org with the subject line PROJECT DIRECTOR, CITY VERSES.
If your application meets our needs, we’ll reach out to continue the process. Thanks for your interest! We look forward to hearing from you.

NJPAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Position: AED Office and Facilities Manager

Department: Arts Education

Reports To: Director of Business Operations

Status: Non-Exempt / Full-Time

Supervises: N/A

NJPAC has the largest arts education department in the state, serving nearly 112,000 families and students in grades Pre-K through 12; approx. 74% of participating students attend Title I schools. Programs include on campus and in-school performances, residencies, after school and summer arts training and professional development for teachers.

The department is located in a 30,000 sq ft building in the back lot of the NJPAC campus (24 Rector Street, Newark, NJ). The 4-story facility houses a 1500 sq ft black box theater, 15 classroom spaces including sprung-floor dance studios, music classrooms, multi-purpose spaces, and multiple office suites. It is home to constant and consistent activities throughout the year including Saturday Arts training programs, summer camps and professional development for classroom teachers.

Position Summary:

The Office and Facilities Manager is responsible for effectively and efficiently running the day-to-day operations of the Arts Education Department.  The position serves as the main point of contact for the department internally and externally and must be a skilled collaborator, provide a professional environment and ensure a high level of customer service. The Office and Facilities Manager will work in direct support of the Director of Business Operations and in collaboration with all members of Arts Education and the NJPAC’s Operations team.

The department is currently working remotely with plans to be in-person by the end of the summer. An immediate responsibility of the position will be preparing for transition back into the facility for the staff and students including preparedness and adherence to COVD-19 policies and procedures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Subject to the policies and management direction established by the Vice President for Arts Education, the duties of Arts Education Office and Facilities Manager shall include:

Office Management

  • Maintain office efficiency by maintaining appearance of common areas, organizing procedures, handling general phone and email correspondence
  • Oversee the day-to-day activities of the office and serve as the main point of contact for the department.
  • Maintains office efficiency by planning and implementing office systems, layouts, and equipment procurement and when necessary collaborates with the institution’s facilities and operations departments.
  • Ensure peak organizational operations and provide preventative measures by identifying issues
  • Implement established policies and procedures and improve operational flow when identified
  • Coordinate internal and external resources, and cultivate relationships with vendors
  • Responsible for organization and maintenance of department network drive and filing system including defining procedures for retention, protection, retrieval, transfer, and disposal of records.
  • Attend ArtsVision meeting and Institutional calendar and event meetings as necessary
  • In collaboration with the Arts Education Operations team, ensure ArtsVision is up to date and accurate to meet all department activities.
  • Responsible for the management of volunteers, interns and program assistants.

Facilities Management

  • Manage aspects of the office’s space/infrastructure planning (moves, adds, and changes to workstations) and provide answers, resources, and solutions as requested
  • Serve as the liaison to the institution’s Operations, Housekeeping, and Engineering divisions to ensure Arts Education facilities function properly and safely including: NJPAC’s COVID-19 guidelines, and fire marshal safety, black box theater code.
  • Ensures off-site location(s) for Arts Training programming meet the needs of the faculty students and staff
  • Oversee and maintain office equipment for uninterrupted function, identify and fulfill office supply needs, maintain and manage vendors, and coordinate with IT as necessary
  • Working with the Institution’s Operations and Production departments, will maintain in good working order the black box theater, classroom sound and digital equipment, musical instruments/inventory, and theatrical costumes and sets.

Administration

  • Assists with the development and coordination of Special Events and other Department activities by overseeing project scheduling, communication, mailing lists and mailings, invitations, program materials, site preparation, and providing on-site assistance.
  • Maintain multiple departmental calendars including staff PTO and department events
  • Serve as liaison to HR and assist in the recruitment, hiring and onboarding of new staff and faculty
  • Provide direct administrative support as needed, including scheduling appointments, meetings, and events, booking travel, mailing and shipping packages, and updating contact database and employee list, and submitting staff work records.
  • Take minutes and notes for necessary meetings including Arts Education All-Staff meetings.
  • Serve as department purchasing division and accurately tracking through Salesforce
  • Manage VP/ AVP AMEX credit card reporting
  • Perform other duties necessary to support the effectiveness and efficiency of the Arts Education Department.

Qualifications:

  • At least four (4) years experience in an office management position, or equivalent experience in a relevant
  • Deep understanding of performing arts facility and office needs.
  • Highly organized and detailed and deadline oriented.
  • Purchasing and Human Resource experience preferred.
  • Exceptional skill in Microsoft Office and Google Suite.
  • Proficient in CRM, database management – Salesforce a plus
  • Ability to represent the Department to the public in an efficient and courteous manner.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to occasionally work on weekends and weeknights as assigned.

Please e-mail résumé, cover letter and salary requirements to jobopportunities@njpac.org with the subject line AED Office and Facilities Manager.
If your application meets our needs, we’ll reach out to continue the process. Thanks for your interest! We look forward to hearing from you.

NJPAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Position Summary:
The Creative Services Assistant is responsible for the circulation, trafficking and production of marketing materials, including, but not limited to, print and online advertising, email marketing, collateral, direct mail, signage, etc., and assist in the daily operations of the department in a high-volume and fast-paced environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Route marketing materials for necessary approval and communicate edits and updates within the project management system
  • Release final files to designated outlets for print publications, websites and printers for distribution on schedule
  • Review and proofread design projects from initial layout to final proof against the approved copy or the team’s edits, and verify that changes were implemented correctly
  • Collect and effectively communicate edits for e-blasts with detailed instruction to Digital team to ensure successful completion and dissemination of e-blasts
  • Assist the design team in making text edits in PhotoShop or InDesign
  • Coordinate the planning, production and execution of digital signage
  • Organize and file approved assets on digital asset management system for the organization’s future use
  • Perform any additional duties as needed

Qualifications and Special Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred
  • At least two (2) years’ experience in project management or creative services
  • Detail oriented with strong follow-up skills
  • Exceptional proofreading skills and experience in past positions
  • Ability to multi-task across projects
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills a must
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite – especially Photoshop and InDesign is preferred but not essential
  • Successful team player

Please email résumé and cover letter to jobopportunities@njpac.org with the subject line Creative Services Assistant

If your application meets our needs, we’ll reach out to continue the process. Thanks for your interest! We look forward to hearing from you.

NJPAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Position Summary:

The Digital Marketing Coordinator supports the Digital Marketing Manager and the Senior Manager of Content Marketing in enhancing NJPAC’s digital presence across multiple channels and platforms. You’ll be responsible for executing the day-to-day tasks related to video editing, website management, email marketing, social media content, and more. You’ll use data to tell a story and measure the success of key digital marketing efforts, with an end-all goal to increase ROI in all areas of Digital Marketing,

Responsibilities:

Digital & Social Publishing

  • Assist in the creation and publishing of social content on all platforms, including Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, and other emerging platforms on NJPAC owned social media accounts.
  • Maintain the organization-wide social media calendar to ensure consistency and diversity in content and a strategic platform-sensitive strategy.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to create and curate assets, including copy, photography, and videography to support NJPAC’s digital initiatives.
  • Support and execute the creation and editing of website landing pages.

Digital Advertising

  • Support the Digital Marketing team in the execution of paid search and paid social ad campaigns. Monitor and make recommendations to optimize website pages to support search campaigns.

Analytics

  • Create and place UTM links and pixels to track audience behavior and conversion funnels throughout NJPAC’s digital ecosystem.
  • Assist in the documentation and tracking of social, email, and web metrics across platforms.

Email Marketing

  • Support the creation of email marketing campaigns, and maintain weekly email calendar.

Asset Maintenance

  • Upload and organize photos, videos, and ads in the digital asset management system.

On-site Coverage

  • Assist in the coordination and implementation of on-site performance-based social media posting.

Video Editing

  • Assemble and edit footage to create finished video content while adhering to NJPAC’s brand guidelines.

Requirements:

  • 1-3 years of experience in the web, online, e-commerce and/or digital marketing space.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, technology, or communications.
  • Understanding of social publishing best practices, digital media, and content creation.
  • Awareness of emerging trends, industry practices, and new platforms.
  • Passion for digital marketing, online advertising, and promotions
  • Strong written communication and copywriting skills, especially for social platforms
  • Able to work within a team and independently
  • General understanding of HTML and CSS
  • Experience with:
    • Crafting content for and publishing to all major social platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Tik Tok, Snapchat, etc.
    • Content management systems, especially WordPress
    • Email service providers (i.e. Mailchimp, Pardot, Constant Contact)
    • Video editing software, Adobe Premiere or Final Cut preferred

Please email résumé and cover letter to jobopportunities@njpac.org with the subject line Digital Marketing Coordinator.

If your application meets our needs, we’ll reach out to continue the process. Thanks for your interest! We look forward to hearing from you.

NJPAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

The Finance Department is currently seeking a staff accountant as an additional resource to perform daily activities. We require an individual who can assist in transforming routine financial activities into more efficient processes that will enhance the organization’s access to detailed information and its ability make sound financial decisions.

The ideal candidate is a bright, energetic, analytical college graduate with a major in accounting who will assist in duties including accounts receivable, cash analysis, account reconciliation, and reporting. Finance operates using Google Gmail, MS Office, and MS Dynamics (general ledger). We also interact with data from Salesforce, Archtics Ticketing, and Ticketmaster.

In addition to superior accounting and computer skills, this individual will possess excellent interpersonal skills to proactively engage other departments (Arts Ed, Production, and Operations) in understanding processes and workflow. The ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, is essential.

We expect this high potential individual to bring innovative ideas for process improvement, work well independently, and assume more significant responsibilities over time. The Finance Department expects to grow in complexity in the short term and desires to establish strong talent to meet new challenges.

Responsibilities 

  • Assist with A/R, Cash, and G/L activities:
  • Journalize and prove to cash all contributions per Salesforce Reports
  • Account for box office and performance settlements
  • Maintain A/R sub-ledger
  • Prepare account reconciliations
  • Analyze cash accounts
  • Create journal entries
  • Design ledger reports (supporting schedules for audited financials and Form 990)
  • Maintain expertise with relevant GAAP guidance and current developments
  • Prepare budget documents for upload
  • File and archive historical documents

Qualifications

  • Accounting degree with demonstrated superior knowledge of GAAP
  • Strong IT skills. Advanced Excel skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail, organized, efficient, focused
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of staff, management, and external parties
  • Exposure to non-profits, arts, and/or education a plus
  • MS Dynamics experience a plus

Please email résumé and cover letter to jobopportunities@njpac.org with the subject line Staff Accountant

If your application meets our needs, we’ll reach out to continue the process. Thanks for your interest! We look forward to hearing from you.

NJPAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Position Summary:
The primary responsibility of the Coordinator of Arts Education Performances is to support and assist in the development and delivery of high-quality in-person and virtual Arts Education Performances. This position will work in direct support of the Senior Manager, Programming & Performances and in collaboration with all members of the Arts Education team to effectively support the implementation of the Arts Education performances with a concentration of, but not limited to, student performances, SchoolTime/ assembly sales and logistics, and client events. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Subject to the policies and management direction established by the Vice President of Arts Education, the duties of the Coordinator, Arts Education Performances shall include but are not  limited to:

● Coordinate Virtual and In-person SchoolTime reservations, including all Salesforce database management, invoicing, general correspondence for the division to ensure a smooth customer service experience for schools and districts.
● In partnership with Senior Manager, Programming and Performances, serve as AED liaison with Front of House Staff during SchoolTime Performances, which includes confirming school reservations, providing ticketing information to the Guest Services Team, greeting all schools day-of performance and working with Guest Services Team to troubleshoot potential issues.
● Assisting with Teacher Resource Guide creation with curriculum team, including participation in Curriculum writer interviews and meetings, managing communication
logistics regarding deadlines Proofreading and working with Curriculum to disseminate guides
● Artsvision maintenance and event document generation for smaller events, internal meetings.
● Manage and organize virtual recordings for all student shares including some light video editing work.
● Advance and execution of smaller Arts Ed recitals and select virtual events with direction by Senior Manager, Programming and Performances.
● Creation and generation of letters of agreements for all Performance area events including Artist Development Program and short term rentals as requested.
● Reconciling and submitting weekly payroll for all Performance area events.
● Participate in departmental activities, conferences and conventions with Manager, Sales, Marketing and Retention on a as needed basis.
● Perform general administrative and office duties including meet/greet deliveries, filing, faxing, correspondence, answering phones, returns calls, mail retrieval, setting
meetings, preparing materials for meetings and ordering supplies.

Qualifications
● Minimum 3 years working experience in Theater, a related field or transferable work experience (arts education, applied theater, theater for young audiences, theater
management, etc.)
● BA or BFA in the Arts and/or in hospitality, communications, public relations, arts education or commensurate experience.
● Must have strong organizational skills with an attention to detail
● Ability to work in a fast-paced setting and team environment
● Ability to manage multiple tasks and demonstrate grace under pressure
● Strong interpersonal skills and successful experience working and interacting with diverse populations of students, faculty and staff
● Strong computer skills and strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Docs
● Present a professional demeanor that appropriately represents the mission and values of NJPAC.
● Must pass pre-employment background investigation including but not limited to employment history and criminal background check Preferred Qualifications
● Background in Theater Management, Stage Management, or Company Management
● Experience with Salesforce, and/or Arts Vision
● Experience and/or coursework in the performing arts, including music, theater, dance and/or other arts-related field.
● Spanish or Portuguese fluency a plus

Please email résumé and cover letter to jobopportunities@njpac.org with the subject line Coordinator, Arts Education Performances

If your application meets our needs, we’ll reach out to continue the process. Thanks for your interest! We look forward to hearing from you.

NJPAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Position Summary:
The primary responsibility of the Coordinator of Business Operations is to ensure high quality delivery of the Arts Education Programming. The position will work in direct support of the Manager, CRM and Business Operations and in collaboration with all members of the Arts Education team to effectively support the implementation of the Arts Education programs with a concentration of, but not limited to, registration, financial aid, database management, payroll and budgeting.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Subject to the policies and management direction established by the Vice President of Arts Education, the duties of the Coordinator of Business Operations shall include but are not limited to:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Salesforce (35%)
● Train with Manager, CRM and Business Operations to become the Salesforce Assistant Administrator
● Support Manager, CRM and Business Operations with Salesforce management for Arts Ed, including:

● Data Quality, Data Input, Data Management
● Troubleshooting
● Reporting
● Projects and their implementation
● Updates and modifications
● Training and onboarding for Arts Ed
● Communicate and collaborate with the CRM and Developer
● Maintain documents with up-to-date Standard Operating Procedures for Salesforce

 

Operations (35%)
● Collaboration with the Program Operations Coordinator:
● Tracking and assembling data for RFPs
● Aligning Program budgets with operations for contract development and execution
● Manage Arts Training registration, including layout, intake questions, and form logic as applicable
● Ensure accurate enrollment and attendance data
● Develop a process for effective communication with families about payments, financial aid, programmatic inquires, and registration process
● Perform other duties necessary to support the effectiveness and efficiency of the Arts

Education Department
Finance (30%)
● Complete payroll each week for the Arts Ed department and review with the Manager, CRM and Business Operations
● Reconcile the GL with Salesforce to ensure accurate allocation of AR and AP in collaboration with finance
● Support Manager in the budgeting process by compiling documentation, data, and stats as requested
● Communicate with schools and purchasing offices for invoicing, purchase order execution, and payment allocation
● Conduct regular Data Quality checks to maintain accuracy from all Salesforce users in relation to budgeting, expenses, and revenue

Qualifications and Special Requirements:
● At least two (2) years administrative experience; previous work experience in arts and/or education fields a plus
● Investigative mindset and creative thinker to solve problems and implement solutions
● Computer proficiency, especially Microsoft Suite and Google Suite
● Ability to learn and manage digital platforms and tools
● Experience with Salesforce
● Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work and communicate effectively with colleagues and external partners
● Detail-oriented, organized, and efficient
● Ability to work flexible hours, evening, and weekends as needed
● Multilingual a plus
● Bachelor’s degree in Education, Arts, or Business field preferred, or equivalent experience

Please email résumé and cover letter to jobopportunities@njpac.org with the subject line Coordinator, Business Operations.

If your application meets our needs, we’ll reach out to continue the process. Thanks for your interest! We look forward to hearing from you.

NJPAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Position Summary:
The Program Operations Coordinator has the primary responsibility of providing administrative support and program assistance to plan and implement program activities and events on and off-site, and maintain all necessary program data. The Coordinator serves as a liaison on behalf of the NJPAC Arts Education Department (AED) to schools, NJPAC families, and NJPAC faculty to ensure quality customer service for NJPAC’s School and On-Site Programs. The position will work in direct support of the Manager, On-Site Programs and Manager, In-School Programs and in collaboration with all members of the Arts Education team to effectively manage and efficiently implement the Arts Education programs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Subject to the policies and management direction established by the Vice President for Arts Education, the duties of Coordinator of Program Operations shall include:

Program Coordination (40%)
● Coordinate all off and on-site program event logistics including but limited to scheduling program sessions and activities, securing faculty availability, calendaring meetings, and
culminating events, creating, distributing, and collecting program paperwork and materials; maintaining inventory.
● Coordinates scheduling of all activities and communicate schedules and program requirements to teaching artists faculty.
● Track, process program paperwork, and copy resource materials as needed.
● Coordinate all logistics for on-site program daily operations, including but not limited to schedule, room set-up, teaching artist rosters, sign-in sheets.
● Prepares, sends, and monitors forms.
● Maintain student rosters.
● Collaborates with Program Operations Team for final performances and facilitates ticket requests, program copy, and schedule.
● Ensure teaching artists are up-to-date on all necessary paperwork.

Systems and Database (40%)
● Maintain systems of communication, organization, and documentation for program areas. This includes submission of events to ArtsVision and room set-ups in Party Cad.
● Managing and maintaining all necessary Google Team Drives and shared drives for on-site and residency programming.
● Ensure Salesforce data is up to date, including but not limited to, creating and maintaining programs and participant data, updating and reviewing data quality for all on-site and residency programs.
● In collaboration with the Managers, ensure all information on Letters of Assignment is accurate for payroll approval. Including but not limited to; job descriptions and responsibilities, contract identifiers, and pay codes.
● Track all on-site and residency Letters of Assignment for signature.
● Track teaching artist profiles and ensure all information is up-to-date by reviewing and editing active/inactive TA profiles/accounts
● Ensuring the accuracy of new and existing student contacts/accounts (i.e., updating school information and contact details) Community Liaison (20%)
● Act as liaison between AED and the schools and community and other internal NJPAC departments to ensure open communication.
● Make and log all necessary recruitment phone calls to support departmental retention efforts.
● Maintain and cultivate relationships with all external contacts, including schools, teaching artists, students, and families.
● Provide pertinent information to partners to assist in effectively promoting and selling AED Programs.

Qualifications and Special Requirements:
● Two (2) years experience in arts education with responsibility planning logistics for arts training projects and performing arts events.
● Experience in the genres of Jazz Music, Devised Theater, Modern and Tap Dance, Hip Hop, Performance Poetry, Film and Musical Theater.
● Understanding of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion implementation including anti-racist practices.
● Comfort with overseeing the logistics of multiple art forms is a plus.
● Having access to a reliable vehicle for travel throughout New Jersey is a plus.
● Strong oral and written communication skills.
● Must be able to effectively communicate the goals and concepts of the NJPAC Arts Education Department to the public.
● Detail oriented and strong collaborator and ability to work with multiple working styles.
● Strong computer skills and strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Docs, and PowerPoint software required, experience with Salesforce, Arts Vision or databases is a plus.
● Able to work flexible hours, evenings and weekends as needed
● Able to work on Saturdays weekly during the school year.

● Willingness to take on additional responsibilities as requested.
● Bachelor’s degree in business or arts-related field or commensurate experience.

Please email résumé and cover letter to jobopportunities@njpac.org with the subject line Coordinator, Program Operations.

If your application meets our needs, we’ll reach out to continue the process. Thanks for your interest! We look forward to hearing from you.

NJPAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Faculty Lead – Early Childhood

The team at NJPAC changes lives every day—through our world-class artistic performances, educational programs and public outreach efforts. Join us and become a part of the exciting cultural renaissance happening right now in Newark, New Jersey.

As NJPAC’s full-time Faculty Lead – Early Childhood, you’ll play a vital role in the largest arts education program in New Jersey.

  • You’ll manage our Early Childhood program, keeping us on the cutting edge of educational innovation as you oversee a wide range of classes, in-school residencies, community events and workshops—virtual, pre-recorded or (maybe, someday!) in person.
  • You’ll cultivate a creative, artistic Early Childhood faculty to deliver your programs, so get ready for a hefty dose of recruiting, hiring, training, evaluating and relationship-building.
  • You’ll teach! This isn’t only an administrative role—you’ll get your hands dirty, so to speak, in the Early Childhood classroom (online or in schools).
  • You’ll put on your marketing hat to come up with new and creative ways to share our Early Childhood program with the community and generate excitement.

A little bit about you

  • You have 5+ years as a teacher or teaching artist in PreK–2.
  • You’re knowledgeable about and committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, anti-racism, trauma-informed and culturally responsive pedagogical approaches.
  • You have leadership experience, ideally in a performing arts setting.
  • You’re an epic communicator, both speaking and writing. Maybe you’re bilingual (Spanish is a plus).
  • You’re super-comfortable with technology like MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Docs and online classroom settings like Zoom, Google Classroom, Google Meet.
  • You have a BA in Early Childhood or an arts-related field or P3 Certification. If you have an MA, that’s amazing. If you don’t have any relevant degrees, but have the experience, please, apply anyway. 
  • You love the arts, and you want to share the love!

Please email résumé and cover letter to jobopportunities@njpac.org with the subject line FACULTY LEAD – EARLY CHILDHOOD. 

If your application meets our needs, we’ll reach out to continue the process. Thanks for your interest! We look forward to hearing from you.

NJPAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Fellow Opportunities

If you’re a college student or recent graduate, we’d love to hear from you! We can help you gain the experience you need, whether you want to learn about nonprofits, marketing, administration, film/tv, the arts—or whether you’re in the process of figuring out your path. Not only is NJPAC a great resume builder, you’ll meet and connect with staff members who could be incredibly valuable on your career journey.

To inquire: click here for more information