The Peale is seeking a creative problem-solver with experience in arts administration, education or workforce development to serve as the AAA Program Manager. This individual will be responsible for the overall coordination of the AAA Program and its support system for the Apprentices.
The AAA program aims to increase equity and inclusion in the arts, creative and preservation trades with specific focus on people from marginalized communities in Baltimore. Apprentices are typically aged 19-24 and receive hands-on training in exhibition installation, art handling, historic preservation, and related trades, as well as greater involvement in and appreciation for the arts and culture lifelong.
Work Schedule and Salary: Avg. 32 hours per week from mid-March 2024 – end December 2024 with a 6-week break in the summer. Work is primarily onsite and at partner sites, Tuesdays-Fridays, 9:30am-5:30pm with occasional meetings outside of those days and hours. Some work off-site will be necessary to secure resources for the program, plan and lead field trips, and complete administrative tasks. Salary: $30,000.
- Curriculum calendar management
- Instructor communication & coordination
- Course resource management
- Plan and lead field trips
- Interviewing potential Apprentices
- Apprentice skills assessment
- Ensuring strong foundational learning for Apprentices
- Securing support services for Apprentices
- Ordering daily lunches for Apprentices
- Program documentation
- Coordinating program planning meetings
- Apprentice work time management and reporting
Qualifications: The ideal candidate for this position is an excellent communicator with experience managing multifaceted projects. The Program Manager must be a self-starter and work with minimal daily direction, but also mindful of when to request additional support from leadership and the team. Because of the dynamic nature of this program, the Program Manager must be flexible and adept at recognizing a need, and able to adapt processes to meet changing demands. Experience working with young adults as well as those
who leave school early, returning citizens, and people from disadvantaged backgrounds is essential. Experience motivating individuals is highly desirable. Candidates must also have experience working within the Microsoft Office Suite, primarily Word, Outlook, Teams and Excel.
INTERESTED APPLICANTS: Email cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references to [email protected] by February 24, 2024. Please include “AAA Program Manager” in the subject line. This individual will be responsible for the overall coordination of the AAA Program and its support system for the Apprentices.
About The Peale
Based in the oldest museum building in the U.S., the Peale is Baltimore’s community museum and a place where anyone can contribute their story to the City's cultural and historical narrative. The Peale is also a teaching museum and homebase for the Accomplished Arts Apprentices (AAA) program. Learn more about The Peale by visiting ThePeale.org.