Careers

New York City Center is committed to hiring talented professionals of diverse backgrounds who are passionate about supporting our civic mission to make the best of performing arts accessible to all. We strive to create a nurturing and inclusive environment, equal for all employees to perform their best every day. We are exposed to work both on and off the stage that fuels a collective love of dance, theater, education and life that ultimately unites us all.

Administrative employees of City Center receive a benefit package that includes comprehensive insurance coverage, generous paid time off, pension plan and 401K retirement savings accounts, pre-tax flexible & dependent care savings accounts, pre-tax transit savings, discounted gym membership, and access to various dress rehearsals, performances, and educational events.

If you are interested in joining our administrative team and don’t see an open position below that is right for you, please feel free to share your interest with our Director of Human Resources, Meghan McCourt. MMcCourt@NYCityCenter.org

 

Director of Information Technology

Job Classification: Exempt & Full-Time
(This position will work remotely until our administrative office reopens, at which time in-person work will resume.)
Reports To: Vice-President of IT

POSITION SUMMARY
The Director of Information Technology is responsible for implementation, maintenance, and stewardship of New York City Center’s Information Technology infrastructure. This leader monitors core on-premise and cloud-based applications daily to ensure smooth/secure operations. They will work with the VP of Information Technology and other key stakeholders to identify and implement new functionality that meets the dynamic needs of City Center and its constituencies. This leader is expected to represent City Center knowledgeably and professionally in all interactions while upholding the mission of the organization and our commitment to anti-racism.
 
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintains and creates Windows servers as standalone machines or Virtual Machines in VMware environment
  • Manages and updates on-premise VMware hardware/software infrastructure and SAN  storage environment
  • Manages and maintains Microsoft Active Directory, remote access systems via RDP and VPN and Office 365 technologies and applications including Teams, Sharepoint and OneDrive
  • Manages and maintains back-up and recovery systems using VEEAM system software
  • Manages and maintains Meraki wireless WIFI infrastructure
  • Manages and maintains on-premise firewalls and various security systems to protect device end points, departmental data and user applications
  • Assists VP of Information Technology with the support and maintenance of the Tessitura SQL based CRM system and associated applications.
  • Oversees and assists Network/Help Desk Administrator with daily support of end users that have various levels of technical skill and comfort.

To be successful in this role, you will be expected to demonstrate:

  • Extensive experience managing on-premise or Cloud Window server/VMware environments as well as Local Area Networks utilizing Cisco/Meraki or equivalent switching architectures
  • Expert knowledge of MS Exchange or MS Office 365, Teams, Sharepoint and OneDrive
  • Working knowledge of online box office systems and/or e-commerce
  • Experience working with Tessitura, Raiser’s Edge or similar CRM software                                                                                     
  • Technical abilities typically obtained through Microsoft & VMware Certifications:  MCSA, 365 Fundamentals, Azure Fundamentals, and VCTA certifications
  • Masterful troubleshooting skills for supporting end user functionality
  • An ability to work independently and collaboratively across many departments within the organization
  • An interest in supporting City Center’s mission and commitment to anti-racism

As a valued member of the City Center administrative team, you will receive:

  • Exempt salary commensurate with experience
  • Comprehensive insurance coverage (medical, dental, life, disability)
  • Generous paid time off 
  • Pre-tax flexible & dependent care savings accounts
  • Pre-tax transit savings 
  • Pension Plan with (CIG) Cultural Institutions Group (fully vested after 5 years)
  • 401K retirement savings account
  • Access to various dress rehearsals, performances, educational events, and professional development opportunities

To apply:  

  • Email your resume and cover letter to Jobs@NYCityCenter.org.
  • Please include IT Director in the subject line.
  • We prefer personalized cover letters. Please tell us why this position at City Center interests you and how your previous experience enables you to be successful in this role. 

Vice President of Education and Community Engagement

Job Classification: Exempt & Full-Time (This position will work remotely until our administrative office reopens, at which time in-person work will resume.)
Reports To: President and CEO

Job Overview

The Vice President of Education and Community Engagement will provide vision, strategy, and leadership for education and community engagement programs in alignment with City Center's overall mission. The VP will lead the organization's education and community engagement initiatives to attract and inspire the broadest population of stakeholders, including students, teachers, parents, members of New York's communities, staff, board members, and funders. As a member of the senior leadership team, this role is expected to represent City Center’s voice in all communications and professional interactions in these areas while demonstrating a commitment to City Center’s anti-racism and DEI initiatives.

Responsibilities

  • Implement a vibrant vision for the education and community engagement program and enthusiastically partner with Artistic leadership to uphold a unified City Center brand.
  • Create an environment where: new initiatives are developed to support artists, students, parents, teachers, and community members; the creative process is explored with audiences of all ages; and programs are designed to be equitable.
  • Engage in strategic alliances with the New York City Department of Education, schools, and other institutional partners to strengthen City Center’s role as a leader in the field of education.
  • On an ongoing basis, evaluate and assess education and community engagement programs to ensure that City Center is regarded as a trailblazing leader in the field.
  • As an inspirational and creative leader, strategically manage and support the staff of the education team to maximize performance and outcomes.
  • Devise and implement strategies to strengthen relationships with key stakeholders in education and community engagement, including Board members, staff, audiences, program participants, and institutional partners.
  • Engage a broad network of peers, conduct relevant research on developments in the field, and pursue appropriate professional development opportunities to support City Center's role as an institutional leader.
  • Remain engaged in current practices in arts education, community engagement, and the performing arts with regular attendance at conferences and performances.
  • Collaborate with the development team to assist them with grant proposals, reports, grant compliance, and meetings with donors as well as developing funding ideas and opportunities to expand contributed revenue for education and community engagement programs.
  • As a member of the senior leadership team, actively contribute toward a collegial work environment, encourage inclusive collaboration in collective pursuit of City Center's mission and commitment to anti-racism.

This Role Requires:

  • 8+ years of experience designing and leading education and community engagement programs or other relevant experience
  • Experience guiding programmatic expansion
  • Wide and in-depth knowledge of the fields of arts education and community engagement preferably in the areas of dance and musical theater
  • Some night and weekend work hours as needed for programming initiatives
  • Ability to travel locally to schools and venues within the five boroughs of NYC

To be successful in this role, you will be expected to demonstrate:

  • Knowledge of cultural, educational, and community organizations
  • Knowledge of current trends and best practices in the areas of education and the arts
  • Knowledge of state and city learning standards
  • Knowledge of NYC public and private school systems
  • Excellent writing, editing, communication, and public speaking skills
  • Ability to Iead, inspire, mentor, and collaborate with various stakeholders
  • Ability to identify new ideas and take them from start to finish 
  • Ability to develop and manage budgets
  • Ability to handle numerous projects and meet all deadlines in a fast-paced environment 

As a valued member of the City Center administrative team, you will receive:  

  • Comprehensive insurance coverage (medical, dental, life, disability)  
  • Generous paid time off   
  • Pre-tax flexible & dependent care savings accounts  
  • Pre-tax transit savings   
  • Pension Plan with (CIG) Cultural Institutions Group (fully vested after 5 years)  
  • 401K retirement savings account  
  • Access to various dress rehearsals, performances, educational events, and professional development opportunities  

To apply:   

  • Email your resume and cover letter to Jobs@NYCityCenter.org.  
  • Please include VP of Education and Community Engagement in the subject line.  
  • In the cover letter, please include why this position at City Center interests you and how your previous experience enables you to be successful in this role.   

Creative and Administrative Apprenticeships

New York City Center is committed to training the next generation of creative, passionate arts professionals by building pathways to careers in the arts for candidates from underrepresented communities.

Administrative apprenticeships run from September to May and opportunities may be in any of the following departments: Education, Dance Programming, Development, and Marketing & Communications. Creative apprenticeships are available for Encores! Off-Center and select Encores! shows. All apprentices are compensated $15 per hour.

To learn more about the apprenticeship program and find out which apprenticeships we’re currently hiring for, visit https://www.nycitycenter.org/education/career-development/.

Send your questions to Education@NYCityCenter.org

City Center is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to providing a work environment that is free of discrimination and harassment (including sexual harassment) based upon any protected characteristic. City Center does not discriminate for reasons of race, color, creed, religion, age, marital status, membership in a domestic partnership, veterans or uniform service member status, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ethnic or national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, medical condition, history of domestic violence or assault, caregiver status, or any other protected characteristic under applicable federal, state and local laws. City Center ensures equal and fair treatment of any employee or applicant with known mental or physical disabilities.