Join Our Team as an Arts Education Program Associate!


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 have the opportunity to 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 performances, teacher professional development, and family and community events.

Position: Arts Education Program Associate

Hours: Full Time

Available: October 2016

Young Audiences is currently hiring the full-time position of Arts Education Program Associate responsible for artist services and managing programming primarily in the Eastern Pennsylvania region. This position requires skills in collaboration and multi-tasking as the role interfaces with YA staff, school contacts, program partners and teaching artists regularly. The Arts Education Program Associate must have knowledge of arts education—both how the arts are currently integrated in schools and how professional artists complement school programming and improve learning. This position requires the ability to form positive and supportive working relationships with principals, teachers, supervisors and parent cultural arts representatives and teaching artists. Candidate must have an abiding belief and passionate commitment to the value and need for arts education in all children’s lives.

Primary responsibilities include:

Artist Services

Eastern Pennsylvania Management


Salary and Benefits:

Young Audiences New Jersey & Eastern Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Michele Russo, President & CEO by email to: with the subject line: Arts Education Associate by September 16, 2016. No phone calls please.

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