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Programs Assistant (Part-Time)
Center for Arts Education


The Center for Arts Education (CAE) is committed to ensuring that all New York City public school
students receive quality arts instruction as part of their pre-K–12 education.

Founded in 1996, CAE makes important and unique contributions to advancing equitable and quality
arts learning through rigorous implementation of a comprehensive suite of programs: direct services for
students in and out of school time; professional development for educators, teaching artists and school
leaders; arts education research and dissemination of model programs; and advocacy and public
engagement initiatives for the general public, school communities and policy makers.

Programs Assistant
We are seeking a Programs Assistant to provide administrative support for CAE’s after-school and other
school-based programs. We seek a creative, detail-oriented, and self-motivated person to join the
Teaching & Learning team.

Employment Classification: Temporary, Part Time
Reports to: Director of Teaching & Learning
Schedule: Up to 21 hours per week split between on-site (Bushwick) and office-based (Midtown
Manhattan) work. Must be available Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 2:30 – 5:45 to work
at a school site in Bushwick. Additional hours on Mondays, Fridays, evenings, and weekends may be
Start Date: Immediate
End Date: July 15, 2019
Wages: Hourly starting at $18/hour with pro-rated vacation.


  • Oversee site operations and logistics for after school program in Bushwick
  • Collect and track documents and data from schools, teaching artists and other partners
  • Coordinate and administer school-based programs, including placing teaching artists and maintaining relationships with school partners
  • Develop, prepare and distribute program promotional materials
  • Order and track program materials
  • Track teaching artist payroll documentation
  • Track program budgets and expenses
  • Schedule and complete site visits for Teaching and Learning programs
  • Other tasks as required

Qualifications and Skills:

  • B.A., B.F.A., or B.S. in education, arts education, arts, non-profit management, arts administration, or a related area
    Excellent interpersonal skills as well as written and oral communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
  • Ability to write well and in a variety of formats, including proposals, reports and marketing materials
  • Flexible and able to work collaboratively and independently
  • Commitment to serving students, educators, and families
  • Interest in inquiry and experiential education
  • Experience working with New York City Public schools preferred
  • Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite, CRM and/or research databases a plus
  • Fluency in multiple languages a plus

To Apply:
To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, and three recent references to, with Programs Assistant Job Applicant in the subject line. CAE will contact only those applicants invited to interview.

CAE is an equal opportunity employer.

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Contact email:
NYC AiE Roundtable