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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 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

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

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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