The Harlem School of the Arts, Inc. is a not for profit, community-based arts school that provides quality arts instruction in four disciplines (music, dance, theater, and art & design), to young people ages 18 months and adults, in the historic Hamilton Heights section of West Harlem. HSA is an equal opportunity employer.



Search for the President of the Harlem School of the Arts

The Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) seeks a strategic, innovative, and inspiring President to lead the school as it embarks on its next chapter. HSA is a beloved, inspirational, and impactful cultural institution that offers interdisciplinary curricular offerings and programming rooted in music, dance, theater, visual arts, and design. For almost sixty years, HSA has provided equity of opportunity for every student, regardless of their socioeconomic status. This organization has operated and served young students in the Harlem and Upper Manhattan area to reach their full potential in the arts, education, and life whether they choose to pursue professional careers in the arts or not. Of the nearly 2,000 students who attend, over 70% are African American or Latino/a and approximately 68% of the students receive financial assistance

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Director of Institutional Giving

Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) seeks a Director of Institutional Giving who will be the chief strategist for corporate and foundation donors and prospects. Working in close partnership with the Chief Education Officer, Director of Individual Giving, faculty, and Teaching Artists, he or she will work to develop new fundraising opportunities, establish annual goals, and develop and implement short- and long-range strategies for securing and stewarding revenue from corporate and foundation donors that aligns with HSA’s strategic priorities and fundraising initiatives.

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HSA has an immediate need for volunteers to help with:

  • Events at the school – ushers, coat checking, bartenders, servers, hall monitors and crowd control helpers
  • Community outreach – street fairs and concerts
  • General administrative office work (e.g., receptionist, filing, collating, taking attendance for classes, database entry and updating, photocopying, etc.).

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