We are pleased that you are exploring employment opportunities with New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts! As an institution, we have always emphasized that outstanding people are the key to our success in both casting services and education for actors.

You may review our current openings below and submit your resume directly to Human Resources for a specific position, or to be considered for a future opportunity for which you may be qualified.

NYCDA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, or disability in employment practices, administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, financial aid, scholarship and loan programs, and other school-administered programs and activities.

Current Openings:

Job Title: Adjunct Faculty
Reports To: Associate Director of Education
Job Status: Part-time

Job Summary: New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts (NYCDA) is actively accepting submissions from qualified teachers for a variety of dramatic arts courses. Candidates should have a strong background in their desired discipline. The faculty member will teach students in our two-year conservatory program in which students awards an Associate in Occupational Studies degree. This position reports directly to the Associate Director of Education and is a non-exempt, hourly paid role that is offered per term. Availability will depend on the needs of the conservatory each term; therefore, you may not be contacted immediately. Credentials will remain on file for 1 year.

We are actively seeking faculty with an expertise in teaching Voiceover for Film/TV. This is a second-year class.

Actively seeking a Web Video instructor. The Web Video course introduces students to the world of web video and its various forms, from YouTube webisodes and vlog, to long-form “indie TV” series to micro-length social video formats. It gives students the necessary tools, both artistically and technically, to ideate, strategize, write, produce, film, edit, post and promote their own web series.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • We welcome CV’s and resumes from teachers in the following fields on an ongoing basis: Acting, Voiceover, Meisner Technique, Improvisation, Voice & Speech, Suzuki, Web Video, Theater History, Combat for Camera, Sketch Comedy, Film Genres, Dialects, Scene Study, On-Camera Technique, Audition Technique, The Viewpoints

  • Demonstrate skill and knowledge in teaching discipline

  • Make continuous efforts to improve the quality of instruction by reviewing and utilizing innovative methodologies, techniques, and delivery methods

  • Plan, develop, and use a variety of teaching methods and materials that assist students in meeting course objectives and which are appropriate for students with differing educational and experiential backgrounds and learning styles

  • Evaluate students to measure their progress toward achievement of stated course objectives and inform them of their progress in the course in a timely manner

  • Keep accurate student records and submit related reports and forms within requested timelines

  • Review, evaluate, and recommend student learning materials

  • Teach courses at a variety of times in response to institutional needs

  • Use equipment and facilities responsibly and courteously

  • Demonstrate competence and interest in the use of technology in the classroom and willingness to explore new instructional methodologies

  • Maintain professional relationships with students and colleagues

  • Establish objectives for professional growth in consultation with the Associate Director of Education

  • Keep pace with developments in the discipline

  • Learn and apply technologies that support student learning

  • Observe various courses as requested by the Associate Director of Education

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred

This job description is intended to be a summary of the primary responsibilities of the position. It is not a comprehensive listing of all duties and responsibilities, and other duties may be assigned as needed.