Job Title: Deputy Director of Programs Supervisor: Executive Director Reports: Exhibitions Manager, Registrar, Program Coordinator, Ceramic Studio Manager, Office Manager, Facilities Manager, Faculty FLSA Status: (Exempt, Full Time)
The New Art Center is a community art education space which offers exceptional opportunities to make, exhibit, view, think about and talk about art. The Center seeks a dynamic, experienced Deputy Director for Programs to oversee and implement all programs, including studio art classes, exhibitions and associated public programs. This position will have primary operational responsibility for all New Art Center educational programming for the public, including programs for underserved communities. The position will also serve as the internal leader of the organization, responsible for all aspects of the organization's infrastructure: operations, human resources and administration. The Deputy Director will lead internal monitoring and continuous improvement efforts and ensure that all functions and operations are supported by effective systems for planning, budgeting, evaluation and reporting. As part of the senior management team, the Deputy Director shares responsibility for ensuring financial health, maintaining a learning culture, and advancing organizational development. The Deputy Director will collaborate closely with the Development & Communications Manager, who is responsible for fund development, external outreach, marketing and communications.
Successful candidates will be highly organized, able to ensure smooth day-to-day operations, creative and systems-minded with the capacity to develop and implement sophisticated and efficient processes and protocols. The ideal fit will be a person who thrives in a startup/less structured environment and is comfortable and flexible taking on multiple responsibilities as needed, in both hands-on and supervisory capacities.
The new position of Deputy Directory is being created to allow the Executive Director to focus on fund development and strategic direction of the organization. The candidate will be the go-to person for all matters related to internal operations and systems that enable high quality program delivery.
Experience and Requirements:
About our Organization The position is full-time, exempt and eligible for generous benefits including health insurance coverage with an employer contribution (currently set at 75%), generous paid time off, short-term disability insurance and access to group dental insurance. The NAC is a non-profit, equal-opportunity employer. We serve over 7,000 students and visitors each year with hundreds of classes, workshops, exhibitions, lectures and interactive art experiences of all kinds. Our faculty includes some of the region’s most esteemed art educators, and our exhibitions range from family- and community-focused to regionally significant, cutting-edge contemporary art. We offer an inclusive, multi-generational approach to the experience of art in a setting that is beautiful, historical, welcoming and conveniently located, serving children, teens and adults at all skill levels since 1977.
Please forward your letter of interest and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to: Human Resources New Art Center 61 Washington Park Newtonville, MA 02460 www.NewArtCenter.org