Employment at MSM

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Find out about available employment opportunities at Manhattan School of Music.

As one of the world’s most respected music conservatories, located in a New York City neighborhood with a college-town feel, MSM offers a rewarding employment experience for both faculty and staff.

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.

We encourage applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of the School’s administration and faculty.

Available Administrative Positions

Job responsibilities, requirements, and application procedures are included in the position description.

Administrative Assistant for Advancement; Media and Communications

Administrative Assistant, Office of the Provost

Administrative Assistant, Precollege

Alumni Engagement Officer

Assistant Director of Admissions

Associate Director of Special Events and Donor Stewardship

Associate Director for Student Academic Success and Disability

Digital Education Specialist

Director of Facilities Operations

Enrollment Marketing Associate

Maintenance Mechanic

Opera Theatre and Musical Theatre Associate

Part-Time Stagehand

Production Coordinator

Student Engagement Coordinator

How to Apply as College Faculty

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

1  Prepare and send a letter of interest.

Include a current résumé/CV. (Please be certain it contains a history of teaching experience.)

2  Send letter and resume to:

Joyce Griggs, Executive Vice President and Provost Manhattan School of Music 130 Claremont Avenue New York, NY 10027

Working at MSM

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. 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.

The School’s Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy

The School’s Equal Employment Opportunity 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, Director of Employment Relations, by phone at 917-493-4772 or email at jferrell@msmnyc.edu.