ABOUT YOUNG AUDIENCES
Young Audiences New Jersey & Eastern Pennsylvania’s (YA) mission is to inspire young people and expand their learning through the arts. We envision a future in which all students in the region engage in quality arts learning that nurtures creativity, cultural awareness, and the development of critical thinking and learning skills.
Since its founding in 1973, YA has grown into the region’s largest and most comprehensive arts in education organization. Last year, YA presented over 3,750 programs to 447,738 students and teachers in 736 schools throughout NJ and Eastern PA. YA works with professional teaching artists who provide children, their teachers, and their families with four core educational services: hands-on workshops and residencies, live performance, teacher professional development, and family and community events.
Position: Artist Services Manager
Hours: Part Time
Young Audiences is currently hiring the part time position of Artist Services Manager responsible for maintaining a roster of teaching artists that represent all artistic disciplines and offer performances, hands-on workshops and residencies for students PreK-12 and professional development for teachers during the school day. This position requires collaboration with YA staff and teaching artists regularly. The Artist Services Manager must have knowledge of arts education—both how the arts are currently integrated in schools and how teaching artists complement school programming and improve learning. Candidate must have an abiding belief and passionate commitment to the value and need for arts education in all children’s lives. The ideal candidate has a rich arts background and the ability to successfully support teaching artists to shape programming to be engaging and educational for children. The ideal candidate is curious and interested in all art forms and maintains a personal connection to the arts in their everyday life.
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