Join the NYCUDL Team

NYCUDL Mission

We create equitable access to academic debate opportunities with a focus on students of color and students from other historically underserved communities in New York City to empower the next generation of diverse, informed, and courageous leaders.

About the UDL

The NYCUDL is a nonprofit that exists to support the growth and development of competitive debate programs in the greater New York City area, with priority emphasis given to schools with a large percentage of students of color and low-resourced students. To support debate in the greater New York City area, the NYCUDL provides instructional support for students and coaches, operates more than 35 debate tournaments, and runs at least 4 weeks of summer debate camp. The NYCUDL operates several closed leagues (NYCDOE Districts 7, 8, 9, 13, 15, and 16 and the Middle School Quality Initiative) and an Open League. Currently, the League has more than 200 member schools and supports over to 3,000 students annually.

The New York City Urban Debate League is hiring for the upcoming academic year.

To apply, please submit a letter of interest along with three references and a resume to All inquiries are confidential.

People of color, women and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. The NYCUDL is committed to a diverse workplace, and to supporting our staff with ongoing career development opportunities. The NYCUDL is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its employment decisions, in accordance with state and federal law.

Full Job Description

Essential Responsibilities Include
• Financial Management & Operations, Accounting and Bookkeeping

• Grants Management

• Contracts Management

• Other Operations Support

• Leadership and Supervision

Full Job Description

Essential Responsibilities Include
• Assisting Executive Director with Strategy and Development

• Communications

• Organization

• Programming