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Job Opportunities

New York City Center is looking for professional, enthusiastic, creative individuals to join our team. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Full-Time Employment


New York City Center, a 70 year-old non-profit performing arts organization, seeks an experienced candidate to fill the position of Vice President for Finance. City Center has an annual net operating budget of over $23 million. City Center is a major producer and presenter of dance and music theater including Encores!, Fall for Dance and Encores! Off-Center. The facility includes the 2,200 main stage auditorium, two smaller theaters rented to the Manhattan Theatre Club and a 13 story office tower which includes 4 heavily used rehearsal studios.

This position will be part of an executive management team, interacting on a daily basis with members of the staff and working closely with the President/CEO and the Senior Vice President.

The Vice President, Finance along with a staff of three, is responsible for the overall financial management of the organization including: supervising all accounting and audit related activities; annual budgeting; reliable and consistent reporting and regular updating of forecasts; supervision of invested endowment assets and reporting on performance; effective cash management; risk management; internal audit and controls; strategic planning and financial modeling, and basic human resource functions.   This position communicates regularly with the Board of Directors and serves as staff liaison to the Finance and Audit committees.

The successful applicant will have significant experience in non-profit financial management, ideally in a performing arts environment. Solid accounting, reporting and analytical skills are required, as well as experience with investments and endowment management. Excellent technology, organization, management, presentation, negotiation and writing skills are also required. City Center is most interested in a candidate with creative problem solving skills, who is a strategic thinker and can engage with a diverse staff in a positive and supportive way. Candidates should possess proficient computer skills including Microsoft Excel, Outlook and Word. Familiarity with MAS-90 and Tessitura is preferred. A minimum of 10 years experience is expected.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Start Date: September 2016

Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter via e-mail to or by fax to: 212-262-4661.

Volunteer Opportunities

New York City Center welcomes a select few volunteers to assist with audience survey distribution and collection during evening and matinee performances of the annual Fall for Dance Festival, as well as to provide clerical support during business hours for special projects. For further information, please e-mail our Marketing Department.