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Manager of Adult Programs – Fleisher Art Memorial

Deadline October 15:
Organization: Fleisher Art Memorial
Title: Manager of Adult Programs
Position Classification: Full Time
Wage Classification: Salaried, Exempt
Reports to: Director of Programs
About Fleisher
The Fleisher Art Memorial is the nation’s oldest tuition-free community art school. Today, Fleisher offers over 70 classes and workshops for adults per term, operates a year-round exhibits program including the prestigious Wind Challenge Exhibition Series, and provides art instruction to young people in Philadelphia’s public schools through its Community Partnership in the Arts programs well as through its renowned Saturday Young Artists’ program. For more information, visit www.fleisher.org.
Fleisher’s Mission
To make art accessible to everyone, regardless of economic means, background, or artistic experience.
Job Description
Art education and community engagement are at the core of Fleisher Art Memorial’s long-term goals. The Adult Programs Manager works under the supervision of the Director of Programs and with the programs team to craft, execute, and manage Fleisher’s programming for adults consistent with the goals and objectives outlined in Fleisher’s strategic plan. The Manager of Adult programs is familiar with Fleisher’s faculty and adult students and supports their pursuits for personal fulfillment at Fleisher.
Skills and Qualifications
Four-year degree in arts administration, art history, art education, or related field. Advanced degree preferred. Minimum two years work experience with multi-cultural inner-city youth or adults in an art education setting, including development of curriculum and lesson plans. Demonstrated small- and large-scale project development and staff management experience. Additional language skills a plus.
PROGRAM DESIGN, PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT
Develop program content based on established goals with specific, measurable results. Ensure program quality throughout the year including professional development opportunities for faculty.
PEOPLE MANAGEMENT
Select, hire, train, evaluate, and supervise art instructors. Facilitate focused and productive
annual meetings. Proactively and constructively address issues that seriously impact
instructors and the program.
RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
Develop, present, and maintain budget(s). Work collaboratively with Fleisher senior staff to
set and meet annual earned revenue goals for tuition and fees. Oversee supply
management. With Registrar, track and report on outreach and enrollment efforts based on
targets aligned with Fleisher’s strategic plan.
RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT
Cultivate and manage strong relationships with key constituencies. Oversee documentation
and evaluation of program and ensure the program is managed consistently with grant
requirements. Facilitate Student Advisory Council meetings and selection of members.
MANAGE PROGRAM-RELATED MARKETING CONTENT
When necessary, craft, review and revise program content for print, web, and social media.
Serve as spokesperson for, and proactively bring stories of faculty and students to Director
of Programs, communications and development colleagues.
How to Apply
If this description seems like a good match for your personality, skills, and career goals please
send us a cover letter, resume, and two references (all in one document) by email to
jobs@fleisher.org. Subject line: Adult Program Manager. No phone calls, please. There is a
mandatory background check to qualify for this position.
Fleisher is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or
applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual
orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.
Applications for this position will be accepted until October 15.

Opportunity posted on: October 6, 2015