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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

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 Coordinator of Program Evaluation and Statistics, you’ll play a vital role in transforming lives through the power of the arts. Our arts education program is the largest in New Jersey, reaching 100,000+ diverse students and families every year. This is a part-time role up to 30 hours/week.

  • You’ll help us measure the success of our arts education programs by collecting valuable data such as enrollment statistics, faculty evaluations, program outcomes and classroom observations.
  • You’ll compile data into reports, presentations and narratives to communicate how we’re doing and where we’re headed.
  • You’ll look at the big picture, interpreting how this data affects our overarching curriculum guidelines and departmental objectives.
  • You’ll make sure our team is using best practices when it comes to data integrity, training team members as needed to make sure we’re collecting useful, accurate information that helps us achieve our goals.

A little bit about you

  • You’re a fantastic communicator who can “talk numbers,” as well as turn numbers into a story that non-numbers people can easily understand.
  • You’re a statistical whiz! Either you have a BA that includes coursework in program evaluation or statistics, and/or, you have 2+ years’ work experience that includes statistical analysis.
  • You’re an arts person! Maybe you’re a trained opera singer, or you go hear live jazz whenever you can, or your children take tap dance classes.
  • You have experience in education—perhaps you’ve worked with children, in schools, with educators, or in a community setting.
  • You’re available for a flexible part-time schedule which includes working Saturdays from September to June.
  • You have a vehicle and are able to travel throughout New Jersey for programs and events.
  • You have a strong working knowledge of SPSS software (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences), MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint. Arts Vision experience is an added bonus!

Please e-mail résumé and cover letter to jobopportunities@njpac.org with the subject line COORDINATOR, PROGRAM EVALUATION AND STATISTICS.

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 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 VP of Faculty, Curriculum and Evaluation, you’ll play a vital role in transforming lives through the power of the arts. Our arts education program is the largest in New Jersey, reaching 100,000+ diverse students and families every year with a wide variety of exciting programming.

  • You’ll oversee a dream team of passionate arts education professionals, including faculty leads and teaching artists—recruiting and hiring talented new faculty as needed.
  • You’ll collaborate with Arts Ed leadership to develop a fun and challenging curriculum, including classes, workshops and residencies in devised theater, modern and tap dance, jazz music, performance poetry, hip hop, film, musical theater, early childhood and creative aging.
  • You’ll review and evaluate our policies, practices and programs, making strategic recommendations and ensuring everything we do meets the highest artistic and educational standards.
  • You’ll be a leader and role model: shaping our culture, building morale, implementing new ideas and representing the Arts Ed department in the wider organization.

A little bit about you

  • You have 5+ years in an arts education leadership role.
  • You’re knowledgeable about a wide range of arts genres, including jazz, theater, dance, hip hop, poetry and film.
  • You’re an advocate for ethnic and multicultural diversity in the arts.
  • You’re a natural when it comes to budgeting, logistics­­­­, public speaking, grant writing and administrative organization.
  • You’re able to travel throughout New Jersey for programs and events on a flexible schedule.
  • You’re familiar with software including Arts Vision, SalesForce, MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint.
  • You have an MA or BA in an arts-related field.

A little bit about us

  • 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 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.

Please e-mail résumé and cover letter to jobopportunities@njpac.org with the subject line ASSISTANT VP OF FACULTY, CURRICULUM AND EVALUATION.

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

Junior Graphic Designer

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, in-house Junior Graphic Designer, you’ll play a vital role in conveying our visual message to the world.

  • You’ll be a key player in our fast-paced, mile-a-minute Creative Services department, designing independently and jumping in to help other team members.
  • You’ll create marketing and advertising assets for print and web, including banner ads, digital billboards (static and animated), print ads, postcards, brochures, posters, flyers and signage.
  • You’ll be our official Noticer of Details, making sure everything meets exact branding guidelines, output requirements and media standards.
  • You’ll help out with modifying, revising, preparing and pre-fighting files for print output, as well as uploading approved and completed files into our Data Asset Management system.

A little bit about you

  • You’re quick on the uptake, love to cross things off your to-do list and know how to kick into high gear, even when priorities are shifting around you.
  • You’re comfortable with Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator…and you’re always learning new tricks.
  • You have around two years’ design experience, with a strong portfolio to prove it (and you’re excited to flesh out that portfolio with great new work from NJPAC).
  • You’ve got some video editing chops—knowledge of Adobe Premier Pro and After Effects is a plus but not required.
  • You get the basics of branding, marketing and production, including brand guidelines, typography and style sheets.
  • You’re up on the latest design trends in print, digital and social media.

Please e-mail résumé and cover letter to jobopportunities@njpac.org with the subject line JUNIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER.

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 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 Director of Arts Education Business Operations, you’ll play a vital role in our arts education department—reaching 100,000+ students and families every year, and transforming lives through the power of the arts.

  • You’ll be our financial leader, overseeing general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, monthly projections, program budgets and more.
  • You’ll put your staff management experience to good use by overseeing one direct report and working as part of our 11-person operations team.
  • You’ll drive the improvement of systems and processes, including workflow, staff training and anything that can help our team be even more effective.
  • You’ll make sure our teaching artists are paid on time and our students get the financial aid they need.
  • You’ll work with our Development department to manage grant money received and grant reporting.
  • You’ll manage our online class registration platform, maintaining enrollment data and compiling statistics and reports.

A little bit about you

  • You’re amazing at managing teams and collaborating flexibly with all kinds of people, with proven staff management experience.
  • You’re fearless with technology—willing to investigate, learn and evaluate new platforms… and then, teach others.
  • You’re a pro when it comes to nonprofit budgets and database management.
  • There’s no one better than you when it comes to being organized and communicating clearly.
  • You know Excel. You know Salesforce. Maybe you even have a certification in Salesforce administration. (That would be great.)
  • Ideally you have a BA in a business or arts field, but we’re open to folks with different educational and employment trajectories. We’d prefer that you have at least five years of successful experience in a business, administrative or financial role.
  • You have an interest in or experience in working with marginalized or underserved communities.
  • You share our passion for the arts and understand how arts education can change a kid’s life forever.

Please e-mail résumé, cover letter to jobopportunities@njpac.org with the subject line DIRECTOR OF ARTS EDUCATION 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

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 Gift Processing and Database Associate, you’ll play a vital role in tracking the donations that keep our nonprofit organization funded.

  • You’ll process daily financial gifts however they may come to us—via online donations, ticket buyer upsells, checks, credit cards or pledges
  • You’ll be a communications hub, keeping the development and finance staff up to date on the latest donations, event registrations, donor memberships and more
  • You’ll maintain impeccable records, including Archtics and Salesforce databases
  • You’ll generate thank-you letters, invoices, reconciliation reports, mailing lists and donor recognition lists as needed

A little bit about you

  • You’re a database pro! You eat, sleep and breathe data. You’ve been working with relational databases or donation processing for 3+ years.
  • You’re committed to financial accuracy. A store once charged you two cents more than they should have and you’re still thinking about it to this day.
  • You’re a follower-upper. If someone said they would send a matching gift and they didn’t, you’re all over it.
  • You’re not only a double checker, you’re a triple checker. You pride yourself on maintaining a high level of quality control. You spot errors before anyone else.
  • You’re great with Word, Excel, Salesforce—and you’re always learning more.
  • If you’re passionate about the arts and want to be part of an incredible nonprofit…hey, we should talk.

Please e-mail résumé, cover letter and salary requirements to jobopportunities@njpac.org with the subject line GIFT PROCESSING AND DATABASE ASSOCIATE. We’re not kidding—we want your salary requirements and won’t consider your application without them. (Sorry!)

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 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 part-time Project Coordinator role, you’ll assist with the launch a brand-new educational initiative that celebrates jazz and poetry in the city of Newark. City Verses: Elevating 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, touring assemblies, community poetry workshops and public events.

If you’re passionate about the arts, have a strong administrative background, and are looking for an opportunity to make a mark on our city—this is the role for you.

  • You’ll be our go-to person for all administrative and organizational aspects of City Verses, including event logistics, program calendars, meeting coordination, school database, file management, faculty roster, ticket requests, expense reports, invoicing and general office assistance
  • You’ll act as our communications hub, collecting and distributing information to our project team, partners, faculty and stakeholders
  • You’ll facilitate and attend planning meetings, site visits and performances
  • You’ll coordinate video and photo distribution and archiving for all final performances and special events
  • You’ll assist the Project Director in maintaining and cultivating relationships with schools, teaching artists and community members
  • You’ll be our payroll wizard, tracking faculty hours and expense sheets to make sure our teaching artists are paid correctly and on time

Qualifications and Special Requirements:

  • You’re personally passionate about the arts, which may include poetry and/or jazz
  • You love logistics—nothing makes you happier than a clean spreadsheet or a perfectly organized calendar
  • You’re flexible and can adjust to frequently shifting priorities
  • Your attention to detail is out of this world—you’d never send an email with a typo or distribute a document with outdated information
  • You’re comfortable communicating with folks from a wide range of organizations in a wide range of roles, from artists to CEOs
  • Your computer skills are strong! You can juggle Word, Excel, Google Docs and PowerPoint without batting an eye. (And if you have experience with ArtsVision, we can’t wait to meet you…)
  • You have a BA in a business or arts related field, or equivalent experience
  • 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 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