Program Coordinator Arts Extension Service - TWO POSITIONS AVAILABLE

Job description

Category:: Exempt
Department:: Arts Extension Service/HFA Dean
Locations:: Amherst, MA
Posted:: May 22, '18
Type:: Full-time
Ref. No.:: R153507

About University of Massachusetts Amherst:

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is one of the major public research universities in America. Nestled in idyllic Amherst, Massachusetts, the campus is consistently ranked among the top public research universities in the nation, and offers a rich cultural environment in a rural setting close to major urban centers.

Job Description:


The Arts Extension Service (AES) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for two available Program Coordinator positions.

AES is a partially self-sustaining program in the College of Humanities and Fine Arts whose purpose is to provide arts management and arts entrepreneurship instruction to make the arts more accessible to a greater audience throughout the United States. The Program Coordinator is responsible for planning, developing, implementing, managing and evaluating education programs and events. This position is responsible for marketing and grant writing in support of AES and will also teach a variety of arts management and entrepreneurship courses and workshops.


Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Arts Administration, Business, or relevant discipline and at least three years of arts management experience
  • Experience in arts management teaching
  • Experience in budgeting, marketing and promoting self-sustaining programs
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, interpersonal and public relations skills
  • Ability to travel and work evenings and weekends


  • Experience in arts management teaching in higher education, and online/face-to-face
  • Demonstrated experience in a field of artistic practice
  • Supervisory experience

Additional Information:


Salary Range: $41,900-$63,100. Normal Hiring Range: $41,900-$47,200.

See: PSU Salary Schedule.pdf

On campus applicants are defined as Amherst campus, non-student employees.

The University of Massachusetts is committed to a policy of equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, or genetic information in employment, admission to and participation in academic programs, activities, and services, and the selection of vendors who provide services or products to the University. To fulfill that policy, the University of Massachusetts is further committed to a program of affirmative action to eliminate or mitigate artificial barriers and to increase opportunities for the recruitment and advancement of qualified minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and covered veterans. It is the policy of the University of Massachusetts to comply with the applicable federal and state statutes, rules, and regulations concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action.

Application Instructions:

Please apply online and submit a cover letter, résumé, and the names and contact information for three professional references by the priority deadline of June 8, 2018 to ensure consideration. Applications may be accepted after the priority date until a suitable candidate pool has been identified.





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Posted: 8/1/2018
Application Due: 11/4/2019
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