Community & School Relations Specialist | Children’s Museum of the Arts

The Community & School Relations Specialist will serve as the primary liaison among the partner sites and provide key administrative support and reporting. Programs include in-school, after-school, virtual, and grant-funded programming with community-based organizations serving families throughout New York City and on CMA’s digital commons, The Look Make Show. The Community & School Relations Specialist reports directly to the Director of Advancement & External Affairs and will collaborate closely with a passionate, talented team. This position is responsible for supervising Teaching Artists to implement a diverse portfolio of programs.

Primary Responsibilities:

— Cultivate new partnerships and build on established partnerships
— Manage program finances, including invoicing and tracking expenses
— Manage Teaching Artist staff with respect to school partnership programs
— Develop curriculum with CMA Teaching Artists
— Support special projects, including grant-funded programs and the related administrative support and reporting required.
— Manage program assessment and demographic tracking
— General administrative support, as needed.


— Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, M.A. or M.F.A preferred
— Minimum of 3 years direct experience in the field
— Knowledge of NYC school system
— Strong writing skills and experience developing arts curricula
— Superb communication and interpersonal skills

Children’s Museum of the Arts seeks to hire staff members who reflect the diversity of the communities they serve. All positions at CMA are filled without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, employment status, HIV/AIDS status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. All are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Please email your CV and cover letter to with the subject line “CMA Community & School Relations Specialist”

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