Town Hall is looking for professional and creative individuals who are interested in being part of our non-profit institution. 


Education Assistant (Part-Time)

The Town Hall is seeking a Part-Time Education Assistant, who will work closely with The Director of Education to create and implement programs throughout New York City at schools, Senior Centers and on Rikers Island. As we approach our 100th anniversary, the Education Assistant will be vital in ensuring high-quality education for youth and adults as we develop our social justice education offerings and assess and evaluate all education programming as we continue to expand our partnerships.

This is an ideal position for an individual with a passion for the arts, an interest in nonprofit management, and a strong desire to gain a greater understanding of education partnerships in schools and the community. The candidate must be an enthusiastic, organized, proactive, and reliable team player.

S/he must have strong oral and written communications skills, a capacity to comfortably relate to a wide variety of people, a positive attitude, and a disposition for managing details.

Reporting to the Director of Education, the Education Assistant’s responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in implementing school and community residencies throughout NYC including school and Teaching Artist contracts, and creating/processing work orders and invoices
  • Maintain updated education spreadsheets with overall program information, student enrollment, demographics and other school data
  • Collaborate with Director of Education in developing program curricula, evaluation tools and other educational materials
  • Assist in developing new relationships and partnerships
  • Provide education updates through social media, email blasts, and the Town Hall website
  • Maintain education department calendar including culminating performances
  • Organize database and maintain data entry and maintain education files
  • Research Arts Education trends, policies and current events
  • Perform special projects as needed
  • Provide general administrative/clerical support
  • Any other duties assigned as they relate to Schools, Senior Centers, Rikers Island, Summer Internship Program and Black History Month

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • At least 2 years of related education and nonprofit work experience preferred
  • Knowledge of NYC public schools preferred
  • Strong computer and research skills (Microsoft Office)
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and timelines simultaneously
  • Highly motivated self-starter with proven ability to multi-task, prioritize, and creatively problem solve in a fast-paced environment
  • Professional demeanor, attention to detail, and excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Availability to work occasional evenings and weekends
  • Passion for arts education and social justice
  • Eligible to work in USA

Other Details

This position is part-time, 24 hours/week with occasional evening and weekend hours.

Terms and Conditions

Town Hall is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Lauren Noble.