The Manager of Gallery and Studio Programs is responsible for conceiving, implementing, and managing studio courses and gallery experiences for various age groups including children, teens and adults. This position oversees programs that utilize the Pérez Art Museum Miami’s collections and exhibitions as a resource to develop creative ways of thinking, new ways of seeing, self-expression and hands-on skills through art making.
- BA in art education or related field; MA in art, art education or museum studies preferred, or equivalent experience
- 2–3 years of arts education experience, preferably in museums, or other active non-profit arts/cultural organizations
- Demonstrated knowledge of best practices in dynamic and innovative audience engagement and informal learning environments
- Strong interpersonal skills in an environment with extensive public contact with people who are diverse in age, cultural background, and ability
- Experience supervising teaching artists and part-time staff
- Experience coordinating programs, developing lesson plans, originating, implementing and conducting art education programs
- Demonstrated ability to tailor programs to various age groups, skill levels, and interests
- Creativity in drawing inspiration from diverse techniques, craft, process, technology and from the relatable conceptual underpinnings found in Modern and Contemporary Art
- Excellent oral and written communications skills
- Excellent time management, attention to detail and organization skills
- Comfort and ability with databases and compiling statistics
- Proficiency in Spanish desirable
- Computer literacy, knowledge of Word, Excel and most Microsoft applications
- Knowledge of ALTRU program
Essential Functions included, but are not limited to:
- Recruit, hire, train, and supervise contracted Teaching Artists.
- Manage and oversee the scheduling of Teaching Artists; assist with logistical needs, and communicate updates to appropriate internal staff and departments.
- Conduct evaluations and assessments of programs.
- Develop strategic partnerships with cultural and community organizations to expand Gallery and Studio Programs.
- Prepare marketing materials, review online content, write text and provide images for communications department to promote studio programs and raise awareness of art-making experiences at PAMM.
- Provide Development Department with programming information for grant applications and presentations for potential supporters/funders.
- Manage the budget for Gallery and Studio Programs, order materials, and submit PRFs for any expenses related to the programs.
- Maintain art studio classrooms and storage, including use, organization, and cleaning of spaces, purchasing and inventory of supplies.
- Create interpretive materials for PAMM App, digital education and interactive gallery programs.
- Contribute to other Education Department/Museum initiatives and project as time permits.
- Be an enthusiastic, helpful and positive member of the team
- Be professional, responsible and mature in conduct and behavior
- Be understanding of, encouraging to and friendly with all co-workers
- Be self-motivated and use time wisely
- Maintain open lines of communication with each department
- Communicate pertinent information
- Respond positively to new ideas, and openly accept critical/developmental feedback
- Maintain effective communication through the use of meetings and memorandums
- Adhere to all work rules, procedures and policies established by the company including, but not limited to those contained in the employee handbook.
- Walk, bend, lift (up to 25 pounds) files, office supplies and electronic equipment.
- Finger dexterity to pick up paper and use computer keyboard.
- Close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.
- Ability to hear in normal tones including telephone and face-to-face conversation.
Job Type: Full-time