Working at The Art Students League


Thank you for your interest in working at The Art Students League — the country’s oldest independent art school.
A unique and iconic school of art, The League is committed to providing art education for all — so that every person has the chance to pursue their artistic dreams. Thanks to our talented team of teaching faculty and dedicated support staff, we continue to carry out The League’s long-standing mission to serve ongoing generations of students.

If you have a passion for art and culture, and believe you have the skills and drive needed to support The League’s mission, we encourage you to apply to the job openings listed below. When you join our team, you’ll be part of a diverse and supportive community that is committed to providing artists with accessible education and opportunity.

The Art Students League of New York is an equal opportunity employer.
The Art Students League is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. The Art Students League complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

Full-time employees are eligible for the League’s full range of employee benefits, including Health Insurance, 401(K) plan, TransitCheK Program, and Employee Assistance Program, and more.

Open Positions

  • Director of Development

    The Art Students League of New York (“The League”) is looking for an experienced Director of Development to lead The League’s fundraising and development efforts, including funding for potential capital campaigns. As a member of the senior management team, this position will report directly to the Executive Director and work closely with the Executive Director, the Director of Marketing/Creative Services, and the Chief Financial Officer, to develop a strategic development plan for raising funds from members, donors, prospects, foundations, and corporations.

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  • Copy and Content Manager

    The Copy and Content Manager produces all copy and content for The League’s day-to-day communications, including its printed materials (mailings, course catalog, invitations, etc.); signage (printed and electronic); Mailchimp for internal communications; and, in conjunction with the Digital Communications Manager—The League’s web and social media content as needed. In addition, this position provides copy and content support for League events (e.g. gallery programs, special events, Town Hall meetings, galas, conferences, etc.).

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  • Assistant Store Manager / Merchandising

    The Assistant Store Manager/Merchandising supports the Store Manager with all areas of the store, from writing orders and ensuring that supply shelves are fully stocked with instructor class supply list items, to supervising store support staff and recommending ways to improve sales and customer service on an ongoing basis, including utilizing social media, gallery events and LINEA (a League in-house publication) to promote the League as an independent full-service art store.

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