Programs Associate, Fleisher Art Memorial

Posted by Fleisher Art Memorial on July 20, 2015

About Fleisher

The Fleisher Art Memorial is the nation’s oldest tuition-free art school. In addition to its roster of free classes, Fleisher offers tuition bearing workshops, operates a year-round exhibits program including the prestigious Wind Challenge Exhibition Series, and provides art instruction to young people in Philadelphia’s public schools through its Community Partnership in the Arts (CPA) programs well as through its Saturday youth arts program. For more information, visit

Fleisher’s Mission
To make art accessible to everyone, regardless of economic means, background, or artistic experience.

Job Description
Art education and community engagement are at the core of Fleisher Art Memorial’s long-term goals. The Programs Associate plays a key role in supporting program functions, including onsite Adult and Children and Youth classes, offsite programming through Color Wheels, exhibitions(as needed), managing tuition assistance and providing general administrative support for the Director of Programs. The Programs Associate serves as liaison to the broader South Philadelphia community, and is at active in neighborhood meetings and associated projects. This position requires flexible hours during seasonally busy periods, such as March-November when Color Wheels is active and at the start and end of school terms.

Skills and Qualifications
Minimum three years’ experience with proven track record in administrative support and/or program coordination in a non-profit organization and volunteer management.
Superb writing and verbal skills. Strong administrative skills. Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office and experience with constituent management database software. Ability to communicate thoughtfully and clearly with audiences of diverse ages, backgrounds, and ethnicities. Fluency in a second language preferred, especially in Spanish, Chinese or Khmer. Deep commitment to community outreach and arts education.
How to Apply
If this description seems like a good match for your personality, skills, and career goals please send us a cover letter, resume, and two references (all in one document) by email to Subject line: Programs Associate. Please do not send cover letter or resume in the body of the email. No phone calls, please. There is a mandatory background check to qualify for this position.

Fleisher is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

Applications for this position will be accepted until July 23rd.

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