Assistant Program Coordinator

Job Type

Part Time




928 Simpson Street
New York
United States



Reporting to the Associate Director of Programs, the Assistant Program Coordinator will serve as the primary coordinator for the after school program site they are responsible for. S/he will be responsible for overseeing and managing the after school activities of that site, ensuring that all students are safe, engaged and well cared for. S/he will be responsible for related outreach for the program. The Assistant Program Coordinator will work with the Associate Director of Education Programs to design and implement a strategic programming plan to begin and grow the program.

Responsibilities and Duties


  • Oversee after school education at after school site, ensuring alignment with Casita Maria’s mission, strategy and objectives.
  • Manage, create a calendar for, coordinate, and implement after school program site.
  • In coordination with the Associate Director of Education Programs , hire, manage and evaluate after school teachers, program leaders, tutors and group leaders.
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with schools, teachers, parents and partnership coordinators.
  • Organize final exhibition and performance opportunities for program.
  • Manage preparation of high quality outreach materials and correspondence related to after school education programming.
  • Monitor budget for each program as provided by Director of Programs.
  • Document all programs with photos and written testimonials from staff and children.
  • Manage all interns associated with program.
  • Represent Casita Maria at meetings and conferences related to After School Education programs as needed.
  • Conduct monthly staff meetings with all staff.
  • Attend staff meetings with Director of Programs.
  • Submit end of program reports for program.
  • Coordinate recruitment of students, follow up with parents on student performance and ensure numbers are being met.
  • Ensures the consistent maintenance of all program documentation.
  • Oversee the maintenance of all program participant data and files.
  • Work with Director of Programs to recruit, hire and evaluate teaching artists.
  • Work with Arts Director to make connections between Gallery Exhibitions and Theater Productions/Concerts/Performances and the students Casita serves.
  • Performs additional tasks as necessitated by the position and other tasks as assigned by the Director of Programs.

Qualifications and Skills


  • Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years experience (including managerial experience and teaching experience in NYC public schools); Master’s degree preferred.
  • Supervisory Experience, Team Building


  • Eager to work in a fast-paced, arts and education-focused environment.
  • Exceptional writing and editorial skills required; clear verbal communications skills required.
  • Highly motivated, detail-oriented, ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to work collaboratively, quickly and under pressure—with a sense of humor.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks on a daily basis.
  • Integrity, professional discretion and professionalism.
  • Strong computer skills: knowledge of Word, Excel, and Internet research required.
  • Bilingual – Spanish/English a plus.


  • Paid Holidays
  • Sick Days
  • A Pension Plan
  • A 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • A pre-tax healthcare flexible spending account and pre-tax commuter benefits.

Level of Language Proficiency

English, Spanish a plus

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

High School

How To Apply

To Apply:

Please send a Cover Letter and Resume to Subject Line: Assistant Program Coordinator