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Projects Manager, Studio Institute
Studio in a School


Studio Institute seeks a dedicated, organized, and innovative arts professional to join a talented team working in a fast-paced start-up, implementing a diverse portfolio of summer and ongoing programs. The Projects Manager will play a significant role in the expansion of the Studio Institute programs.

In July of 2016 the Studio in a School Association, Inc. launched the Studio Institute, LLC. Informed by forty years of experience in the NYC Schools, the Studio Institute shares program designs, develops curriculum resources, implements system-wide professional development initiatives, implements teen and college student programs, conducts arts education research, and disseminates Studio’s programs nationally.

Primary responsibilities include:

• Manage a portfolio of teen and college student programs that include career-related internships as well as skill-development workshops and classes

• Work directly with students in visual art career-development classes and workshops

• Hire and supervise project staff: assistants, consultants, hourly employees, artist-instructors

• Manage registration and outreach for classes, workshops, and internship programs

• Manage schedules, contracts, budgets, documentation

• Oversee fall/winter Saturday art workshops and college prep classes

• Track program measures and student statistics

• Ensure program quality and fidelity of implementation

• Coordinate independent evaluation of projects

• Liaise with partners and program sites

• Write and edit flyers, brochures, blogs

• Collaborate with senior leadership to develop new initiatives

• Other projects and tasks as assigned by senior management


• B.A. degree in a relevant field; Master’s degree preferred

• Five years’ paid experience in arts administration, art education, community-based education, or museum education

• Must be available to work the entire summer program season (June 20 – August 20)

• Must be able to work Saturdays supervising eight-session Fall Season programs

• Detail orientation with strong administrative and writing skills

• Proficient or advanced MS Office Suite skills

• Passion for visual arts education and NYC Arts Institutions

• Excellent interpersonal, communication, and supervisory skills.

• Experience managing multiple projects and deadlines.


Competitive employee benefits package includes medical, dental, 403b




4-year degree


Please send a resume and cover letter to, with “SI Project Manager” in the subject line. No telephone inquiries or recruiters, please.

The Studio Institute/Studio in a School Association is an equal opportunity employer.

Date posted:


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Contact email:
NYC AiE Roundtable