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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 is currently accepting applications for a full-time Education Associate in the administrative office of the Education Department. Applicants should have a background in arts administration and education with a strong knowledge of dance and the performing arts.

The Education and Community Engagement initiatives provide innovative, accessible programming to schools and communities across New York City that supplement the work presented on our mainstage. In an effort to connect as many students as possible to the performing arts, our education programs range from multi-week in-depth residencies in schools to full-day professional development workshops for educators, study guides, and assessment tools. Our outreach programs for all theatergoers include pre- and post-performance talks, masterclasses, and discounted student tickets to professional performances at City Center. Drawing inspiration from works on our mainstage, City Center’s in-school programs ignite an appreciation of the performing arts, create a culture of inquiry and exploration and activate the individual creative voice for over 9,000 students each year.


  • Coordinate the Dance Introduction and Workshop programs, facilitate all elements of the registration process, schedule in-school workshops and all related meetings, communicate regularly with school personnel and teaching artists
  • Organize and run all details pertaining to three dance School-Time Matinees per year including, bussing, seating, and interfacing with City Center departments
  • Facilitate program outreach and identify new school connections
  • Build and maintain relationships with school administrators, Teaching Artists, and dance company management
  • Make site visits to schools throughout the year to document teaching and learning
  • Execute and implement all elements of dance Professional Development Workshops including space, planning meetings, coordination with all participants, preparation of study guides, materials, and related logistics
  • Work with the Education Manager to complete invoicing and contracts for dance programs
  • Complete all relevant payroll for dance programming on a weekly basis
  • Assist in all aspects of coordinating Fall for Dance ancillary programs including the Lab, Master Classes, and Pre-Show Dance Lessons
  • Contribute in the development and design of all department publications including surveys, assessments, playbills, newsletters, etc.
  • Assist in the implementation of all Community Engagement programming
  • Film, photograph, and take notes at all programs as needed
  • Other duties, as required


  • Background in arts education, dance education preferred  
  • Familiarity with current landscape of dance and musical theater
  • 1 – 2 years previous work experience in arts administration required
  • Familiarity with NYC public school system
  • Experience working with Adobe Suite (In Design), Mail Chimp, Formsite, a plus
  • Video editing skills a plus
  • Excellent writing and copy editing skills
  • Energetic, collaborative, articulate, and detail oriented
  • An alignment with the mission of City Center’s Education program and the ability to contribute to the growth of our work

Salary: Commensurate with experience
Please submit a cover letter and resume to We will respond only to complete applications. No phone calls please.

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.