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Manager, Learning & Engagement Programs
Carnegie Hall


Department: The Weill Music Institute

Title of Position: Manager, Learning & Engagement Programs

Reports to Position: Assistant Director, Learning & Engagement Programs

Job Classification: Exempt

Since 1891, Carnegie Hall has set the international standard for musical excellence as the aspirational destination for the world’s finest artists. The Hall presents a wide range of performances each season on its three iconic stages, including concert series curated by acclaimed artists and composers; orchestral performances, chamber music, new music concerts, and recitals; and the best in jazz, world, and popular music. Complementing these performance activities, Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute creates extensive music education and social impact programs that annually serve more than 800,000 people worldwide, playing a central role in fulfilling Carnegie Hall’s commitment to making great music accessible to as many people as possible.

Since its landmark building closed to the public in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Carnegie Hall has actively continued to serve its audiences in New York City and beyond through established and newly created digital initiatives. In April 2020, the Hall launched new online series—including Live with Carnegie Hall and Learn with Carnegie Hall—connecting leading artists and audiences digitally with original programming that has included music, conversation, and behind-the-scenes perspectives, streamed for free via the Hall’s website and social media channels. Most of the Hall’s core educational programming has also pivoted to digital throughout this period with innovative programs engaging with families, educators, community members, and aspiring young musicians at home through live, interactive workshops and sessions as well as free on-demand content.


Manage the development and implementation of Carnegie Hall’s Link Up program for students in grades 3-5 which partners orchestras with local school districts, in New York City as well as nationally and internationally. With the guidance of the Director and Assistant Director, Learning & Engagement Programs, this position is responsible for managing all day-to-day aspects of Link Up programming, including:

  • Working in collaboration to plan, develop, refine and implement existing and new versions of Carnegie Hall’s Link Up program, including all curricula and concert materials
  • Coordinating a collaborative process for the research, selection, and planning of program content and concert repertoire
  • Planning and co-leading professional development workshops, educational activities, and webinars;
  • Recruiting, supporting and managing an extensive network of Link up partners across the U.S, as well as internationally;
  • Continuing to nurture and support the Link Up partner network and grow the number of Link Up partners each year;
  • Coordinating with Educational Media and Technology staff to develop digital resources
  • Overseeing ongoing program assessment and evaluation;
  • Coordinating all aspects of the Link Up National annual convening for potential orchestra partners;
  • Co-managing one full-time staff member and team interns. Maintaining team calendar and deadlines;
  • Managing program budgets;
  • Supporting the recruitment and registration of NYC schools and teachers;
  • Collaborating with other WMI staff to implement a broader sharing of WMI’s work, nationally and internationally, through partnerships, technology, and conferences;
  • Serving as a representative of WMI internally and in the field;


  • Strong background and degree in music and/or education required; working knowledge of and/or classroom experience with elementary school children
  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience
  • Experience in curriculum development/writing
  • Significant knowledge of the orchestral field and orchestral repertoire
  • Ability to prioritize, delegate and organize workload for self and others
  • Excellent verbal, writing, editing and proof-reading skills
  • Outstanding communication, collaborative and interpersonal skills Excellent computer skills with knowledge of Tessitura, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, and Word
  • Strong public speaking skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Creative, detail oriented, and able to self-manage, multi-task, adapt, and communicate in a fast-paced work environment
  • Team player who is reliable and dependable
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends

Carnegie Hall is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Decisions concerning employment are made on the basis of an individual’s qualifications to contribute to meeting Carnegie Hall’s needs, and Carnegie Hall is committed not to discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, sex (including gender identity, gender expression or status of being transgender), sexual orientation, marital status, familial status, status as a caregiver, status as a victim of domestic violence or sex offenses or stalking, criminal convictions (except where otherwise permitted by law), arrest record, credit history, pregnancy, age, mental or physical disability, veteran or military status, reproductive health decisions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

To apply to this role, please send a cover letter and resume to: We are an equal opportunity employer. People of color, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Date posted:

April 10

Expire date

Open Until Filled

Contact email:
NYC AiE Roundtable