TITLE: YOUTH AND COMMUNITY PROGRAMS MANAGER                                         

JOB SUMMARY: Proctors is the Capital District’s largest regional arts organization with performing arts venues in Albany, Schenectady and Saratoga, and education, civic engagement and economic development initiatives throughout the region.  The Collaborative School of the Arts is the education wing of the organization, offering a robust series of training programs, classes and engagement programs in each venue, in schools and throughout the community. 

Proctors seeks a YOUTH AND COMMUNITY PROGRAMS MANAGER with primary responsibility for creating an annual work plan for workforce and training programs within the School, including strategic relationships and partnerships, articulating goals and objectives for all programs, creating and coordinating marketing plans, developing and administering appropriate program budgets, and strategic planning for future program growth across multiple Proctors organizations as possible. YOUTH AND COMMUNITY PROGRAMS MANAGER works closely with staff at multiple locations as needed including Proctors, Capital Repertory Theatre, Universal Preservation Hall, The Adeline Graham Theatrical Training and Innovation Center to ensure delivery of all aspects of Education programming and forward-thinking vision. 


  • Develops, implements and evaluates performing arts training and engagement programs that align with Proctors programming and organizational mission. 
  • Establishes partnerships and collaborations between Collaborative School of the Arts artists and each specific campus for learning and engagement. 
  • Hires appropriate faculty for successful delivery of any new and current programming and provides site-based support as needed. 
  • Initiates and enhances dialogue with community members as needed. With Director, serve as one of the primary learning and engagement representatives at public and special events. 
  • Develops budgets, goals and success metrics for learning and engagement initiatives; tracks participation numbers and participant demographics as needed.  
  • Supports training of new staff with current policies and industry trends. 
  • Cultivates and forges positive relationships with students, teachers, parents and other key constituents in the community while actively seeking to raise their awareness of our CSOA programming and engage their support.  
  • Is available as needed for administrative support at various locations, is available occasional evenings, and weekend hours, responsive as needed as leader in department. 


  • 3-5 years of relevant experience, with practical and management experience as an arts administrator and/or as an arts education specialist. 
  • Experience working with youth. 
  • Broad knowledge of various genres of performing arts. 
  • Working knowledge of national trends in arts learning and community engagement. 
  • Experience working with diverse populations. 
  • Creative, energetic and passionate about the performing arts. 
  • Ability to think strategically and follow-through on operations with attention to detail. 
  • Excellent organizational, written and verbal skills. 
  • Self-motivated, team player who can work independently but also in group environment.   
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint). 
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in education or a performing arts discipline from an accredited university or college. 

This is a full-time position with benefits. 

Proctors Collaborative is committed to building a workplace that is both creative and progressive. To that end, we seek a broad spectrum of candidates including women, people of color, all cultural backgrounds, and persons with disabilities. We celebrate individual differences, and we strive to treat everyone with fairness and respect.   

Proctors Collaborative does not discriminate in practices or employment opportunities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veterans’ status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.   


  • Competitive wages 
  • Medical insurance 
  • Dental insurance 
  • 403B retirement plans 
  • Flexible spending accounts 
  • Short term/long term disability 
  • Paid vacations 
  • 13 paid holidays 

To apply on line: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=51389d2e-2a8e-4609-8f9f-8feea3ec0c45&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_US 

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