PER SESSION VACANCY CIRCULAR (VC) NOTICE # 1425: Supervisor (Executive Director of Summer Arts Institute) - OASP/SAI

  • Posted Date: Nov 19, 2018 Deadline: Dec 21, 2018

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Executive Director of Summer Arts Institute- Planning and Site Supervision for Summer School Program in Dance, Theater, Film, Instrumental Music (Band and Orchestral Strings), Visual Arts, Vocal Music (One position)



Planning offsite at NYCDOE (52 Chambers Street and 333 7th Avenue, Manhattan); Site Supervision at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts (Astoria, Queens)



New York City Department of Education licensed supervisor, 10 or more years satisfactory experience as a supervisor of visual and performing arts programs at the middle and/or high school level



  • 10 or more years satisfactory experience supervising arts teachers, managing visual and performing arts programs, and organizing gallery shows and performances
  • 10 or more years satisfactory experience supporting the development of arts curriculum and securing educational and studio materials
  • Thorough knowledge of the New York State Standards for the Arts and the Blueprint for Teaching and Learning in the Arts Grades PreK-12
  • 10 or more years satisfactory experience working with cultural arts partners to support arts studio learning goals
  • Ability to work collaboratively with Artistic Director and Executive Committee to frame and shape the Institute
  • Familiarity with all DOE rules and regulations, purchasing and payroll procedures, ATS, building permit procedures and  student health, safety, and discipline protocols



  • Hire and supervise teachers and teaching artists in Dance, Theater, Film, Instrumental Music (Band and Orchestral Strings); Visual Arts, and Vocal Music.
  • Hire and supervise office and support staff (school aides, secretary).
  • Create and manage Institute budget.
  • Supervise student audition process: Secure space, staff, supplies.
  • Assist with development of studio curriculum in Dance, Theater, Film, Instrumental Music (Band and Orchestral Strings); Visual Arts, and Vocal Music.
  • Assist with planning and oversight of field trips, guest artists, and master classes for students.
  • Administrative support including ordering materials and resources, serving as the primary liaison with administrators and staff at host school.
  • Oversight and supervision of all matters concerning student health, safety, and discipline.
  • Supervise faculty in curriculum implementation and studio activities in Dance, Theater, Film, Instrumental Music (Band and Orchestral Strings); Visual Arts, and Vocal Music studios.
  • Work with Artistic Director, faculty, and support staff to coordinate and produce final student performance and gallery show.
  • Work with Office of the Arts and Special Project (OASP) to develop, implement, and support the Institute
  • Post-Institute: Break-down of office and classroom spaces at site, conduct inventory, secure
  • materials and supplies, process all invoices, payments, debrief with OASP and cultural arts
  • partners.



December 2018 - November 2019

Pre and post Institute Schedule: Flexible (after-school) hours, Monday – Friday, some weekends and vacation days to be determined (Up to 225 hours)

Institute Schedule: late June through mid-August, dates to be determined, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday- Friday (Up to 280 hours)



Per Session rates as per the UFT Collective Bargaining Agreement.  Contingent Upon Funding Availability. (UFT or relevant Union/Organization).



Application Form OP-175 (Available in the schools and DHR Website), cover letter, resume and a copy of your Department of Education license must be received on or before December 21, 2018.  Send to:


Office of Arts and Special Projects

4360 Broadway, Fourth Floor

New York, NY  10033

Attention: Summer Arts Institute




If you have any questions about this activity, please e-mail:    

Signature for Peter Ianniello

NOTE: Service exceeding the number of hours specified in Chancellor’s Regulation C-175 governing per session activities requires prior approval.  The appropriate Per Session Supervisor must make the request via the Per Session Service System and receive approval before the person can begin working in the activity. Failure to obtain a valid waiver may result in the withholding of payment for hours worked beyond the maximum.


It is the policy of the Department of Education of the City of New York to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, marital status, partnership status, disability, sexual orientation, gender (sex), military status, unemployment status, caregiver status, consumer credit history, prior record of arrest or conviction (except as permitted by law), predisposing genetic characteristics, or status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual offenses and stalking, and to maintain an environment free of harassment on any of the above-noted grounds, including sexual harassment or retaliation.  For more information, please refer to the DOE Non-Discrimination Policy.

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