Studio Programs Manager, Art City

Job Posting: Studio Programs Manager

The Studio Programs Manager is part of the full-time leadership team and works collaboratively with the Artistic Director, Managing Director, Community Programs (Outreach) Manager, and Office Administrator. This position sets a tone for the rest of the program staff in terms of work ethic and participant engagement, delegating duties and setting expectations and goals for program activities.

Job Description:

  • Report directly to Artistic Director and Managing Director
  • Contribute to planning, development, and evaluation of art programming
  • Consult and collaborate with Artistic Director on the creation and distribution of monthly program calendar
  • Coordinate with Guest Artists for workshops and residencies
  • Oversee program staff during workshops
  • Facilitate 2 workshop shifts per week (3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.)
  • Supply shopping/acquisition for all operations: studio programs, outreach programs, studio maintenance, special events, Healthy Meal program. etc.
  • Supply donation management and organization
  • Coordinate Art City Volunteers (applications, orientations, and scheduling)
  • Play a key role in the planning, preparation, and management of special events (annual parade, fundraising party, exhibitions, field trips, community events, etc.)
  • Attend bi-weekly staff meetings
  • Manage studio maintenance and organization
  • Curation of artwork on display and assisting with exhibition installations
  • Manage documentation and storage of artworks
  • Coordinate and maintain Art City social media content along with Managing Director, Artistic Director, and Office Administrator
  • Art City vehicle maintenance (driver’s license required)
  • Manage cleaning supplies & toiletries inventory, coordinate cleaning services
  • Other duties as required or as may be assigned
  • Carpentry skills and experience working with tools is an asset
  • Working knowledge of audio/video equipment is an asset
  • Proficiency in the Adobe suite and/or experience with graphic design is an asset

Term: Full-time permanent position, 35 hours per week

Salary: $43,260 per annum

Benefits: Employee Assistance Program is available for all employees, full-time are eligible for opt-in co-pay (50%) benefits package after 6 months of employment. Annual professional development allowance, paid vacation & sick days, paid family leave, Peg City Car Co-op Membership, and a casual but hard-working, collaborative and supportive work environment.

To apply, please send the following information by the deadline (April 15, 2022):

  • A substantive and original cover letter including your interest in the position and Art City, and the date you are available to start.
  • A list of (3) references with phone number, email address, and explanation of the relationship. (References will not be contacted without your prior consent.)
  • A résumé or CV no longer than (2) pages outlining your educational, professional and/or relevant experience.

Josh Ruth, Managing Director – 616 Broadway, Winnipeg, MB R3C 0W8 – 204.775.9856

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Art City is committed to applying an anti-racism anti-oppression lens to all of our work and spaces. Inclusivity is a foundational part of our organizational model, which applies to our hiring practices. We welcome applicants of all identities, cultural backgrounds, and abilities.

About Art City
Art City is a not-for-profit community art centre dedicated to providing people of all ages (with a focus on children & youth) with high-quality art programming, free-of-charge. Art City’s primary goal is to give opportunity and a safe environment for anyone who wishes to express themselves creatively.

Art City’s work is based on the philosophy that creative self-expression through the arts has the power to transform people and communities, and that access to opportunities to engage with cultural practices is a basic human right. Art City also believes that artists are change agents in society and are highly undervalued in our culture. Art City brings these two elements together to build equitable relationships and community.


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