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Now Hiring: Program Associate

NYSSSA is hiring a Program Associate to begin February 2018. This is a full-time position located in Albany, NY.


The Program Associate is responsible for the overall financial administration of NYSSSA. The Program Associate will also be heavily involved in marketing and outreach. NYSSSA operates 7 component summer residential programs at college campus sites across New York and serves approximately 400 students. The seven summer schools are theater, orchestral studies, ballet, modern dance, media arts, visual arts, and choral arts.

Duties include: preparing and monitoring contracts, payroll, and purchases; preparing budgets and maintaining a detailed financial tracking system; maintaining faculty and staff database; processing student tuition payments; providing assistance to artistic faculty in preparing spending plans; program marketing, student recruitment, and outreach, including social media and website maintenance; providing general and on-site supervision of residential life staff at summer school sites; coordinating information and service needs of residential and artistic staff at each school on a regular basis; travel to auditions in January and February and to summer schools when in session.


To apply, please, please submit:

1. A fully completed and signed application.  Incomplete applications will be returned.

2. A letter of intent identifying the School and Position(s) (please see position overviews below) the applicant is applying for.  The letter should specifically state your artistic experience and any relevant youth resident advisor or other experience;

3. A  resume

These may be emailed or mailed to NYSSSA at the Address Below. Please note, applications will not be reviewed until all documents are received.  NYSSSA will contact qualified candidates for interviews. If you are not contacted for an interview, you application will remain on file should a staff vacancy occur. 


Cultural Education Center, Room 10D79

Albany, NY 12230