Full-Time. Reports to Program Coordinator and Program Manager. 40 hours a week. Applications accepted until position is filled.
CATA seeks a highly motivated, organized individual ready to make a difference at our innovative, award-winning arts organization. As CATA’s Program Associate, you will apply your talents to support CATA’s dynamic mission of art and inclusion. You are detail-oriented and have a strong interest in the arts and CATA’s mission. The ideal candidate is self-motivated and will lead with initiative while supporting day-to-day tasks of the program team. Project management and interpersonal communication skills are essential. Reporting to the Program Coordinator and Program Manager, you will:
• Support program staff in coordinating a robust series of arts workshops in partnership with 50 social service agencies, public schools, residences, and nursing homes;
• Work closely with CATA’s faculty to help schedule workshops, manage time sheets, and follow-up on time-sensitive correspondence;
• Maintain master calendar of workshops and communicate with faculty and program partners about changes made to workshops schedules;
• Process program revenue in coordination with program team and administrative director;
• Maintain contact information for all program-related individuals and organizations and keep database records up-to-date;
• Draft correspondence and written materials as assigned, with scrupulous attention to proofreading;
• Plan and coordinate CATA’s public programs in collaboration with colleagues, and participate hands-on at events;
• Manage art supply inventory and oversee studio organization, cleaning, and upkeep;
• Assist in curating, installing, and coordinating art exhibits at local museums and galleries, and create price lists, labels, signage and other materials as needed;
• Manage volunteer program by serving as initial point of contact for volunteer inquiries, and work with staff and faculty to identify opportunities and make appropriate matches;
• Other duties as assigned including filing and modest schlepping.
• Bachelor’s degree in the arts, education, arts administration, or related field;
• 2 or more years of relevant work experience;
• Excellent computer skills. Must be proficient in MS Office Suite and other essential systems, especially MS Word, Excel, and Google Docs;
• Self-motivated with demonstrated ability to take initiative, problem-solve, and meet deadlines;
• Ability to work independently and as a team member with ease in interacting with diverse communities;
• Excellent organizational skills with project management experience and strong attention to detail;
• Ability to juggle multiple projects, prioritize tasks, and shift direction when needed;
• Must have reliable transportation to Great Barrington, MA
How To Apply:
CATA is an equal opportunity employer with a mission rooted in equity and inclusion. We welcome candidates who contribute to the diversity of our organization.
Please email cover letter and resume to:
Competitive salary, commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits, including health insurance, dental, retirement plan/IRA employer match, family leave, vacation and personal days, long-term disability coverage, and paid professional development opportunities.
March 01, 2020