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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

Assistant Vice President / Senior Director of Faculty and Creative Practice

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 AVP / Sr. Director of Faculty and Creative Practice, you’ll play a vital role in the largest arts education program in New Jersey. 

Yes, it’s a long title, but here’s the gist: 

We want to take Arts Education to the next level. And we need you to help us create a hub for arts education research, innovation and excellence. 

This is an opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a major initiative that seeks to change the face of arts education in this country and around the world. 

  • You’ll develop a creative and educational research agenda that seeks to explore the big questions facing arts education today.
  • You’ll expand our reach by partnering with cultural institutions, educational professionals, community groups and leaders, government agencies.
  • You’ll spearhead innovative art making programs for our community with innovative educational approaches.
  • You’ll cultivate a world-class faculty to deliver your programs.
  • You’ll create and maintain an annual budget, working with our Development team to seek out additional funding opportunities.

A little bit about you

  • You’re not just a big picture thinker—you have a vision.
  • Perhaps you’re an experienced performing artist, with significant professional works.
  • Perhaps you’re an experienced arts educator, with a unique pedagogical philosophy.
  • Perhaps you’re an experienced arts leader, with a broad and deep understanding of the cultural landscape.
  • Whoever you might be, you’re knowledgeable about and committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, anti-racism, trauma-informed and culturally responsive pedagogical approaches.
  • You’re a creative leader, you’re a proven community builder and you’re ready for your next big step.

Please email résumé and cover letter to jobopportunities@njpac.org with the subject line AVP/SR. DIR FACULTY, CREATIVE PRACTICE. 

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 – Arts Integration

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 – Arts Integration, you’ll play a vital role in the largest arts education program in New Jersey.

  • You’ll manage our Arts Integration programs for PreK–12, keeping us on the cutting edge as you oversee a wide range of classes, residencies, orientations, auditions, workshops and performances—virtual, pre-recorded or (maybe, someday!) in person.
  • You’ll cultivate a creative Arts Integration 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 our arts training classes or school residencies.
  • You’ll put on your marketing hat to come up with new and creative ways to share our Arts Integration programs with the community and generate excitement.

A little bit about you

  • You have 5+ years as a teacher or teaching artist in PreK–12.
  • 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 Arts Integration or an arts-related field. 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 – ARTS INTEGRATION.

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

Faculty Lead – Theater

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 – Theater, you’ll play a vital role in the largest arts education program in New Jersey.

  • You’ll manage our theater 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 Theater 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 theater classroom (online or in schools).
  • You’ll put on your marketing hat to come up with new and creative ways to share our Theater program with the community and generate excitement.

A little bit about you

  • You have a robust creative portfolio including the creation and production of 10 + original works with youth or original professional works.
  • You’re knowledgeable about and committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, anti-racism, trauma-informed and culturally responsive pedagogical approaches.
  • You have 5+ years leadership experience, ideally in a performing arts setting.
  • You have a fully developed personal artist statement and teaching philosophy.
  • You’re an epic communicator, both speaking and writing. Maybe you’re bilingual (Spanish is a plus).
  • You have 5+ years experience in teaching in the K-12 classroom or as a teaching artist.
  • 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 theater or an arts-related field. 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 –THEATER. 

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.

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