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Bronx Children’s Museum is looking for a dynamic and visionary individual to fill the role of Arts Program Manager. This role will be responsible for developing, managing and teaching a robust and fun schedule of programs for children and their families in the Bronx Community through visiting schools and community-based organizations. The Arts Program Manager will be responsible for acting as the lead teaching artist as well as training educators and administrators to participate and deliver these programs. This position will be an integral part of the management team and provides an exciting opportunity to help move and transcribe these programs from a virtual setting into our museum that will open in 2020.




The Arts Program Manager will report to the Director of Arts and Programs and will be responsible for providing a high standard of art instruction for K-3rd grade students at 4-5 Bronx Public Schools (in school and afterschool programs) and at several other art programs throughout the year with a team of teaching artist assistants. 


This position will require the creation of curriculum and lesson plans for art instruction for each program, providing classroom instruction as well as hiring, training and supervising a staff of teaching artist assistants for all programs, overall project management for each program, as well as administrative responsibilities associated with managing the programs and its staff. In partnership with Director of Arts and Programs, this position will be responsible to conceptualize, plan, and execute art programs for children and their families that build on existing programs in schools and within various Bronx Community events and help mold and shape those programs into the newly designed Museum that will open in 2020.




  • Experience (3 to 5 years) as teaching artists or museum educator with an emphasis on art education

  • B.F.A. or a degree in Education, Museum Studies, Child Development, or related field

  • Active/practicing artist working within your artistic discipline.

  • Experience in a managerial role, recruiting staff, supervising and training staff and fostering accountability amount staff

  • Experience facilitating artist and community partnerships

  • Experience working with and teaching children ages 5-9 and ability to interact with their caregivers

  • Experience working directly with Bronx emerging and mid career artists, a broad knowledge the Bronx cultural community, have a love for the Art of the Bronx, knowledgeable of Bronx Based artists and arts organizations

  • Experience and enthusiasm for communicating about art to a broad spectrum of people, interpersonal skills, administrative skills, the ability to show imitative, follow-through and an ability to manage multiple details and deadlines, and ability to work a flexible schedule based on programming and museum needs, including Saturdays

  • Will be a self-starter and a team player, able to contribute in meaningful ways to the Museum’s forward movement and inspire others to follow suit

  • Exemplary verbal, written communication, and project management skills

  • Proficient with Macs, PCs, Microsoft Office, Google Apps, Photoshop and Dropbox

  • Ability to lift approximately 50 lbs.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule based on programming and museum needs, including evening, weekend and holiday hours are required, as well as participation in seasonal special events.


Arts Program Manager position is a full-time salaried position which offers a competitive salary that is commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, retirement savings plan and paid time off.


To apply, please send your resume, thoughtful cover letter outlining your teaching artist working discipline and salary requirements with “Arts Program Manager – [Your Last Name]" in the subject line to Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. The deadline to apply is September 13, 2019.


Equal Opportunity Employer 

Bronx Children's Museum is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged. 

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