Thank you for your interest in employment with Manhattan School of Music.

Manhattan School of Music is one of the premier private music conservatories in the world, with nearly 250 faculty members and 120 staff members dedicated to shaping over 800 students from 40 countries into world-class musicians. The School offers a rewarding work experience at our campus set in an academic and cultural center in one of the world's greatest cities.

Manhattan School of Music is an educational institution valuing diversity and the rich variety of thought and experience it brings to our School. We strive towards building a culture of inclusiveness by supporting the recruitment and retention of a diverse workforce and by promoting an environment free from discrimination where all people are recognized and rewarded on the basis of individual performance.

Manhattan School of Music is committed to attracting, encouraging, and retaining a highly qualified workforce to support our mission of excellence in education and music and encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of the School's administration and faculty.

The School’s Equal Employment Opportunity (Equal Employment and Educational Opportunity Policies) and Affirmative Action Policy, applies to all employees and applicants. It is the School's policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship or veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws and regulations. This policy applies to all the terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation and training. Advancement to positions of greater responsibility is based on an individual's abilities and demonstrated performance.

MSM is strongly committed to providing reasonable accommodations of disabilities during the application and hiring process. If required, please contact Jessica Ferrell, Manager of HR Systems, by phone at 917-493-4772 or email at jferrell@msmnyc.edu.

Please note the employment application process is competitive. Applications are screened, and only those applicants who appear to most closely fit the job requirements will be contacted for interviews.

Applicants for faculty positions may review the procedure described immediately to the right. For administrative staff positions, we invite interested applicants to search through position descriptions that describe current employment opportunities. Job responsibilities, requirements, and information on the application procedure will be included in the description.

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Administrative Staff Positions Available

Available administrative jobs/positions at Manhattan School of Music

Includes job descriptions and application instructions. If your background and experience are appropriate to the position, you will be contacted directly.

Inquiries for Faculty Positions

Those seeking employment as members of the Manhattan School of Music faculty should complete the following process:

  • Prepare and send a letter of interest.
  • Include a current résumé/CV. (Please be certain it contains a history of teaching experience.)
  • Send letter and resume to:

Provosts of the Faculty

Joan Gordon, Interim Provost and Senior Vice President
Manhattan School of Music
120 Claremont Avenue
New York, NY 10027