The Fine Arts Work Center is currently hiring for the following position: Summer Program Manager. See descriptions and requirements below:
SUMMER PROGRAM MANAGER
The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, one of the nation’s leaders in residency programs for emerging artists and writers, seeks a full-timeprogram manager for its Summer Program of workshops and residencies in creative writing and visual arts.This position manages the Summer Workshops, Summer Project Residenciesand Returning Residencies of the Fine Arts Work Center. The Summer Program Manager is supported by the Summer Program Assistant who executes tasks related to the Summer Projects Residency, Returning Residency, and Summer Workshops. This position reports to and works in collaboration with the Education Director. The Summer ProgramManager responsibilities relate to program operations and development, budget, marketing, and technology. Sheand the program assistant arethe primary contacts for both students and faculty, with the exception of faculty booking and scheduling.
• Candidate must have an undergraduate or advanced degree in creative arts or arts administration
• Two years of previous experience managing and developing nonprofit education programs
• Familiarity with creative writing and visual arts professions
• Have a demonstrated history of excellent communications, organizational, and computer skills
• Proficiency with Macintosh computer and applications (Word and Excel preferred, InDesign and Photoshop desired)
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills
• Adeptness with technology and the ability to guide others on technology (we are launching a custom online learning platform based in WordPress)
• The ability to work collaboratively with colleagues across departments
• An understanding of and enthusiasm for in-person and online learning.
• Willingness to work flexible hours
• An outgoing personality, patience and sense of humor
• Main point person, with Summer Program Assistant,for student and faculty inquiries regarding both program content and tech questions
• Manage registrations, reservations, and cancellations, including general correspondence
• Oversee and direct Summer Program Assistant, May-September, who reports to the Summer Program Manager, and is primarily dedicated to Summer Project Residency, and Returning Residency, as well as other SP tasks as determined by the Summer Program Manager
• Track enrollments and payments
• Manage program financials
• Administer and compile course evaluations and demographic forms from students and faculty
• Assist in compiling data for board reports
• Manage and prepare retail inventory for auditors.
- • Work in collaboration with and recommend program improvements to the Education Director
- • Monitor class performance and quality and relay to Education Director
- • Track workshop registration, summer housing, and returning residency income
- • Manage income and expense records
- • Reconcile A.net batching
- • Work with Education Director, FAWC leadership staff, and marketing consultant on developing program website and marketing approach through advertising, social media, e-news, and other promotional outreach
- • Manage online workshop platform (WordPress)
- • Familiarize and train faculty with the online teaching platform
- *(Note: Summer 2021 workshops are virtual due to Covid protocols; Summer 2022 returns to operations and logistics for in-person summer program)
Start Date: May 1, 2021
The Fine Arts Work Center is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin. The Work Center values diversity and inclusion and seeks to build and maintain a community and culture that celebrates and values diverse backgrounds, identities and perspectives.The Work Center considers equivalent combinations of experience and education for certain jobs. All candidates who believe they possess equivalent experience and education are encouraged to apply.
Submit cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Kelle Groom, Education Director online. Applications accepted until position filled. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews.
The Fine Arts Work Center is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin. The Work Center values diversity and inclusion and seeks to build and maintain a community and culture that celebrates and values diverse backgrounds, identities and perspectives.
The Work Center considers equivalent combinations of experience and education for certain jobs. All candidates who believe they possess equivalent experience and education are encouraged to apply.