Here is a list of our current job openings.
We are pleased that you are exploring employment opportunities with New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts! As an institution, we have always emphasized that outstanding people are the key to our success in both casting services and education for actors.
You may review our current openings below and submit your resume directly to Human Resources for a specific position, or to be considered for a future opportunity for which you may be qualified.
NYCDA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, or disability in employment practices, administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, financial aid, scholarship and loan programs, and other school-administered programs and activities.
- Adjunct Faculty
Job Title: Adjunct Faculty
Reports To: Associate Director of Education
Job Status: Part-time
Job Summary: New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts (NYCDA) is actively accepting submissions from qualified teachers for a variety of dramatic arts courses. Candidates should have a strong background in their desired discipline. The faculty member will teach students in our two-year conservatory program in which students awards an Associate in Occupational Studies degree. This position reports directly to the Associate Director of Education and is a non-exempt, hourly paid role that is offered per term. Availability will depend on the needs of the conservatory each term; therefore, you may not be contacted immediately. Credentials will remain on file for 1 year.
We are actively seeking faculty with an expertise in teaching Voiceover for Film/TV. This is a second-year class.
Actively seeking a Web Video instructor. The Web Video course introduces students to the world of web video and its various forms, from YouTube webisodes and vlog, to long-form “indie TV” series to micro-length social video formats. It gives students the necessary tools, both artistically and technically, to ideate, strategize, write, produce, film, edit, post and promote their own web series.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- We welcome CV’s and resumes from teachers in the following fields on an ongoing basis: Acting, Voiceover, Meisner Technique, Improvisation, Voice & Speech, Suzuki, Web Video, Theater History, Combat for Camera, Sketch Comedy, Film Genres, Dialects, Scene Study, On-Camera Technique, Audition Technique, The Viewpoints
- Demonstrate skill and knowledge in teaching discipline
- Make continuous efforts to improve the quality of instruction by reviewing and utilizing innovative methodologies, techniques, and delivery methods
- Plan, develop, and use a variety of teaching methods and materials that assist students in meeting course objectives and which are appropriate for students with differing educational and experiential backgrounds and learning styles
- Evaluate students to measure their progress toward achievement of stated course objectives and inform them of their progress in the course in a timely manner
- Keep accurate student records and submit related reports and forms within requested timelines
- Review, evaluate, and recommend student learning materials
- Teach courses at a variety of times in response to institutional needs
- Use equipment and facilities responsibly and courteously
- Demonstrate competence and interest in the use of technology in the classroom and willingness to explore new instructional methodologies
- Maintain professional relationships with students and colleagues
- Establish objectives for professional growth in consultation with the Associate Director of Education
- Keep pace with developments in the discipline
- Learn and apply technologies that support student learning
- Observe various courses as requested by the Associate Director of Education
- Bachelor’s Degree Preferred
This job description is intended to be a summary of the primary responsibilities of the position. It is not a comprehensive listing of all duties and responsibilities, and other duties may be assigned as needed.
- Admissions Caller
Job Title: Admissions Caller
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reports to: Director of Admission
Job Summary: We are seeking a dynamic and self-motivated professional with a background in the performing arts or related field to qualify and schedule auditions for our Acting Conservatory. The Admissions Caller reaches out to prospective students and applicants to qualify, book auditions, gather interest level, offer guidance on prospective student’s monologue selections where needed and present basic information on the Conservatory’s programs. Utilizing company CRM, the Admissions Caller is charged with attaining goals to attract the most qualified students and encouraging them to apply and audition for The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts.
Job Duties and Responsibilities: Contacts prospective students with the specific goal of engaging and qualifying new students for the Conservatory. Must develop an understanding of the admission process as well as extensive knowledge of our organization and the film, television and theatre industry. Ability to handle heavy call volume. Some data entry required. Executes special projects as assigned.
Job Requirements/ Essential Functions:
Education: Associates Degree or higher required
Job Specifications: To perform this position successfully, the hired candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills. Demonstrates ability to establish rapport and build relationships with prospects in a variety of demographics; strong organizational, administrative, and interpersonal skills. Requires timely updating of information, the ability to work independently, meet deadlines, problem-solve, and keep up with the constant flow of communication with students. Must be proficient with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Outlook. Reasonable accommodations maybe made to enable individuals with disabilities perform the essential functions.
Reasoning Ability: This job requires the ability to apply common sense, to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form.
Mathematical Skills: Requires the ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. The job also requires an ability to compare rate, ratio and percentages.
Physical Demands: Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment, mostly sitting. As part of the regular demands of this position, the employee will be required to use hands and arms for daily tasks, including typing on a keyboard and reaching for materials; hands and fingers are involved with repetitive movements on a standard keyboard. At times it is required to stoop and bend when accessing filing cabinets and occasionally lift materials not exceeding 50 pounds.
Language Skills: Strong command of the English language, both orally and in writing.
Equipment Used: Telephone, desktop computer, office equipment.
Working Conditions: This is a part-time position requiring evening hours and moderate weekend availability.