Adult Program Manager

Taft Museum of Art
316 Pike Street
Cincinnati OH 45202

Job Type: ,
Compensation: $40-50K
Posted Date: 05/11/2022
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Position Overview:

  • Status: Exempt/Full-Time 37.5 hours per week
  • Shift: Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., including occasional nights/weekends
  • Compensation: Starting at a minimum of $40,000 annually, competitive, and commensurate with experience.
  • Benefits: Health Care Insurance, 401K, Dental Care, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Aflac, vacation days, personal days, sick days, free downtown parking, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), museum membership, and other special discounts.
  • Condition of Employment: Full vaccination against COVID-19
  • Reporting to Director of Learning and Engagement (L&E), the Adult Program Manager helps the Taft in delivering its mission of providing meaningful experiences by connecting people with great art in a historic setting and in the community creating and implementing programs for a variety of audiences. The Adult Program Manager will be expected to flex to assist the Youth Program Manager as needed.

Program Management:

• Creates programs from ideation to implementation, in accordance with the Learning & Engagement Departments strategic plan and core principles for developing programs, for a variety of audiences as needed.
• Communicates operations of programs with other staff departments.
• Works with Marketing to develop messaging for programs and contributes to Portico and other communication outlets.
• Collects feedback via survey for each program and incorporates data to continuously improve programs.
• Develops relationships with community partners, artists, and other stakeholders to develop programs.
• Oversees adult programs like lectures and workshops as well as helps manage the Duncanson Artist-in-Residence program.
• Flexes to assist the Youth Program Manager as needed.

Required Skills:

•  Understands and embraces the museum mission and goals. Role models, reflects, and reinforces core values of respect, integrity, excellence, creativity, and collaboration.
•  Personable and excellent communication skills both verbally and written. Highly effective in collaborating across the museum.
• Very organized and ability to handle multiple priorities at once. Meets due dates and is efficient and effective in providing support to the L&E team.
• Highly motivated professional, creative, articulate, and goal-oriented, and possess the ability to work both independently and collaboratively. Must enjoy working within a small, entrepreneurial environment that is mission-driven and community-oriented.
•  Highly skilled in Microsoft applications Window Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.)
•  Thinks out of the box and is innovative in new engagement approaches for a variety of audiences.
• A flexible schedule is required with some evening and weekend responsibilities. A flexible approach to the job responsibilities is need as situations change regularly in this environment.
•  Forward-looking thinker, innovative, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions. Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability.
• Demonstrated ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision.
•  Improvement of work methods and procedures as a means toward greater efficiency.
•  Adeptness at analyzing facts, problem-solving, decision-making, and demonstrating good judgment. Emotional maturity and ability to stay calm under pressure and think on your feet.
• Demonstrates the highest level of service and response to the volunteers, visitors, other staff, board members, docents, and others.

Required Education and Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent, in related field (art education, arts administration, museum studies, art history, hospitality). Master’s degree a plus.
• One-year experience coordinating and scheduling varied activities in a workplace setting.
• Experience in conceptualizing and producing innovative museum- and community-related programs a plus.
• Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, be able to climb stairs, and to stand for up to three hours at a time.

How to Apply:

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references. Please submit only through our online portal at taftmuseum.org/Careers. Our team will review your information, and we will get back to you, we promise, with the next steps. If you have questions, please email Human Resources at HRAdmin@taftmuseum.org. No phone calls, please.

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Application Deadline: Until Filled

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