Assistant Program Coordinator

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 the 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 the 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 the 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.


To Apply

Please send your resume with Assistant Program Coordinator in the subject line to