Program Manager – Part-time Temporary Position

Duration: 6- 12 months (to be renewed based on funding)
Hours: 20 Hours per week (with additional hours as indicated by project demands)
Days: Tuesday to Saturday– Schedule determined by Executive Director
Salary: $12-14 an hour

Position Summary:

Provide administrative support to the Executive Director and Board, with an emphasis on resource development, program development to include event and marketing planning/coordination.


  • Administrative support, including scheduling, organizing, preparing and handling logistics for activities such as daily open studio operations, grant administration, social enterprise programming/marketing, community outreach and other agency activities as requested.
  • Assists with routine correspondence, online marketing (social media), data entry, research, copying, filing, mailing and other administrative projects.
  • General office support, ordering and maintaining front office supplies, receiving and distributing mail, maintaining office machines , fax machine, and copiers as well as answering phones; providinginformation to callers, routing calls to appropriate staff members and greeting visitors, ascertaining the nature of business and delivering visitor to appropriate staff.
  • Assists the Executive Director and/or assigned staff with Open Studio specialty workshops, annual fund raisers.
  • Assist the Executive Director and Board with various fund development activities and projects; as assigned assist with coordinating program development activities.
  • Other duties as assigned within the experience/skills commensurate to qualifications.



  • Bachelors in Arts Management and/or Business or related field; plus 2-3 years’ experience in community arts program, Program Manager or related position.
  • Ability to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to maintain confidential information in a professional manner
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Outlook, Access and Excel and Photoshop
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively listen and offer solutions
  • Ability to work with other staff, the board of directors, volunteers and community groups to plan events or marketing-oriented initiatives that further the agency.
  • Strong project management skills and the ability to work under pressure in fast-paced, deadline- driven environment and to juggle multiple projects.
  • Working knowledge of standard office equipment (personal computer/laptop, phone with voicemail, fax, copier, etc.)
  • Willing and able to use personal vehicle for local travel on Center business; with valid driver’s license and proof of insurance.

Program Manager Position OFFCenter 2015 (PDF)


    • All resumés must be accompanied by a cover letter to include pertinent qualifications and a brief narrative explaining your interest in this position. Resumé must include work experience and brief description of job duties. 
    • References will be requested from candidates who receive a job interview.
    • Submit cover letter and resumé electronically by June 19th to