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Studio & Programming Manager

Wellsville, NY 14895


Wellsville, NY 14895

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SUMMARY: We are looking for an energetic and self-motivated individual with an interest in arts administration and management to join our team! The person in this position will work closely with the teachers and students to successfully manage the arts programming and studios. The Studio and Programming Manager must also maintain excellent communication with an coordinate with the Café Manager to ensure that both the studio and café events and programming can run parallel to each other.


Programming: Tasks include planning, implementing, and marketing all programs, including adult and children ceramics, drawing and painting, music, and cooking classes; visiting artist workshops and lectures; open studios or special events; and artist-in-residence and internship programs. Tasks also include creating opportunities to expand programming, increasing funding opportunities, and providing occasions to actively involve larger portions of the community in WCAC activities.

Studio: Tasks include maintaining studio flow and functionality; stocking studio store and keeping track of inventory; loading and firing kilns, maintaining kilns and kiln furniture; mixing clay and glazes; general knowledge of glaze formulation; general maintenance, cleaning, and organization. An important task is being present for the students and community members to field questions about programming and the process of ceramics, embracing casual teaching opportunities. Proper scheduling and ability to delegate tasks to artists-in-residence, volunteers, and interns is an essential duty to maintain proper time management.

Gallery: Tasks include coordinating and scheduling rotating exhibitions (8 per year) in the WCAC café area. This also includes the install and take down of exhibitions; maintaining gallery space, furniture, and walls; working with artists to create events and advertising for shows.

- Experience with ceramics processes and confidence in running a ceramics-centered studio

- Interest in arts administration/community outreach/management

- Communication skills

- Leadership qualities and/or management experience

- Organized & self-motivated personality

Please send images of your work (or link to a portfolio) if applicable!

Job Type: Part-time


  • relevant: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

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