Urban Explorers and After School Program Manager, City Lore

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $45,000
Details: Rate of $45,000+, commensurate with experience. Job may be full time or 3-4 days/week.



Application Deadline



56 East First Street
New York
United States



  • Recruit students and lead City Lore’s new teen Urban Explorers program to document the city through recorded oral histories, photography and video.
  • Coordinate other aspects of City Lore’s out-of-school-time programs. 
  • Coordinate program scheduling and purchase and delivery of arts supplies for out of school time programs.
  • Oversee creation and management of program budgets, expenses, revenue, and approve invoices and timesheets of teaching staff.
  • Write and edit education resource materials and curricula and edit teaching artists’ lesson and unit plans.
  • Communicate regularly with Education Director about program details and issues that need to be addressed.
  • Collaborate with Education Director to provide professional development and support for City Lore’s teaching artists and staff in our out-of-school time programs.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field, MA preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years experience managing or coordinating arts education programs in schools or museums.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organization and management skills.
  • Strong supervisory and public presentation skills.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues at City Lore and with staff in partner organizations.
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships and partnerships with youth and community partners.
  • Ability to work with diverse communities and with students of different age groups and abilities.
  • Demonstrated interest or background in arts and education.
  • Experience and passion for working with youth and staff in school and community settings.
  • Ability to work some evenings and weekends.
  • Skill with grant writing and fundraising.


Health insurance, three weeks paid vacation, a matching retirement plan after the first year.

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluency in English required; bilingualism/multilingualism a plus.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply


Email your resume and cover letter, with the names and contact information for three references to Amanda Dargan at adargan@citylore.org with the subject heading “[your last name]_Urban Explorers Program Manager.” No phone calls please. Priority will given to applications received immediately.