As part of the Education Department, the Studio Program Manager will be responsible for conceiving, implementing, and managing a new roster of innovative Studio Programs. Studio Programs will include art courses and workshops tailored for various age groups including children, teens and adults. This position will develop courses and workshops that utilize the Perez 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. Additionally, she/he will teach in the program as needed, well as recruit, hire, train, and supervise contracted artists for special programs. These programs will include a combination of pre-registered fee-based programs as well as outreach collaborations. The Studio Manager will also collaborate with other full time staff in the areas of School and Teacher Programs, as well as Family and Outreach Programs, for the studio components of those programs. Additionally, the studio manager will manage and coordinate the work of the museum’s part-time staff of Teaching Artists as their duties apply to studio programs. Additionally she or he will perform administrative oversight; conduct evaluations and assessments of the program; assist with the preparation of grant proposals and budgets; maintain art studio classrooms, including use, organization, and cleaning of spaces, purchasing and inventory of supplies, and management of storage areas. The Studio Program Manager will contribute to other Museum initiatives as time permits and maybe asked to perform other duties within the education department as needed. She or he will also write, gather and provide text and images for communications department in order to promote studio programs and raise awareness of art-making experiences offered at PAMM.
- The successful candidate for this position must have a B.A. or B.F.A. (M.A. or M.F.A. preferred), and 2–3 years of arts education experience, preferably in museums, or other active non-profit arts organizations.
- The individual must demonstrate excellent teaching, writing, organization, and art-making skills. He or she will have experience coordinating programs, developing lesson plans, managing budgets, and supervising contracted teaching artists and part-time staff.
- Knowledge of Miami audiences is a plus. Candidates will have a demonstrated knowledge of best practices in audience engagement and education in informal learning environments and a demonstrated ability to tailor programs to various age groups, skill levels and interests.
- Additional requirements include the ability to manage a budget and revenue goals; excellent verbal communication skills; an enthusiasm for and understanding of contemporary art; creativity in drawing inspiration not only from diverse techniques or craft, but also from the relatable conceptual underpinnings, inquiries, and processes found in the art of today; Strong interpersonal skills in an environment with extensive public contact with people who are diverse in age, cultural background, and ability.
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