Posted July 23, 2014
The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) is seeking a full-time Program Manager for the 1800 House Program of lifelong learning at its restored nineteenth-century historic property, where students of all ages take hands-on classes and workshops in traditional art techniques and modern crafts taught by artisans from Nantucket and around the world, celebrating and reviving a rich tradition of historic decorative arts and crafts, for modern audiences. The manager will plan, implement and manage a wide array of seasonal classes, workshops and activities. The manager will be responsible for all creative aspects of the program: yearly curriculum development, instructor identification and recruitment and course promotion, as well as all business aspects: office administration, budget planning, class registration, recruitment of supplies and preparation of classes. The ideal candidate is an outgoing, organized, flexible leader, a creative self-starter with superior communication skills, eye to detail, ability to manage multiple projects successfully, equally comfortable taking direction from a supervisor or working in a team setting with a positive outlook and sense of humor, and loves working with the public. Candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree, 5 years experience in fine arts and/or decorative historic arts & crafts. Master’s degree, relevant experience at museums or historic sites and/or demonstrated interest in art history, a plus. A warm, positive attitude is essential. Cover letter, resume and three references should be emailed to Rebecca Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org, or c/o Nantucket Historical Association, PO Box 1016, Nantucket, MA 02554. The Nantucket Historical Association is an equal opportunity employer.