Creative Aging Programs Coordinator

THE ORGANIZATION: The Frye Art Museum is a living legacy of visionary patronage and civic responsibility, committed to artistic inquiry and a rich visitor experience. A catalyst for our engagement with contemporary art and artists is the Founding Collection of Charles and Emma Frye, access to which shall always be free. 

THE POSITION: Coordinator, Creative Aging Programs 
REPORTS TO: Manager, Creative Aging Programs 
STATUS: Full-time, 35 hours per week 
SALARY RANGE: $46,000-$50,000 
BENEFITS: Full benefits including medical, dental, PTO accrual, 403(b), and more 


The Frye Art Museum is seeking a flexible and detail-oriented team player to join the Education team. As a member of the Education team, the Coordinator, Creative Aging Programs provides support for a wide range of programs for older adults, including those living with dementia and their care partners. The Frye’s Creative Aging programs provide opportunities for older adults to deepen their life experiences, foster friendships, and build community through art. Additionally, Creative Aging programs offer professional development for social service and healthcare professionals.

In this position, the Coordinator will work closely with the Manager, Creative Aging Programs, Frye colleagues, and volunteers, as well as a range of communities and partners to offer unique and collaborative Creative Aging programs, ensuring that the Frye is a welcoming space for older adults. Additionally, the Coordinator will support the Museum’s off-site partnership programs, including the UW Memory and Brain Wellness Memory Hub. To achieve this work, the Coordinator will build and maintain productive relationships with Museum colleagues, partners, and other stakeholders.




Temporary telework arrangements may be in place during the COVID-19 pandemic, although staff are required to be on site each week and work with their manager or supervisor regarding scheduling. Some of the work may be performed off-site such as in the home or in a space near the home. Equipment may be owned and maintained by the employee or the Museum. Communications may be by email, mobile phone, internet video, electronic messaging, or other means as technology allows.


This Job Summary is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of this role at the Frye Art Museum. Employees must maintain a high degree of flexibility in our rapidly changing environment and, as such, may be required to perform additional duties beyond the scope described here from time to time.


The Frye Art Museum mandates that all employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and that masks must be worn on site.


We, at Frye Art Museum, believe that the arts are for everyone. We strive to create a welcoming and inclusive environment for colleagues and guests.

Frye Art Museum complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

How to Apply 

We recognize that a successful candidate will meet many of the requirements listed on this job description but may not meet all the qualifications. If much of this job description describes you, we encourage you to apply. As part of our commitment to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace, we’re invested in building teams with a wide variety of backgrounds, identities, and experiences.

Candidates should send cover letter and resume with "Coordinator, Creative Aging Programs" in the subject line to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Open until filled. No emails or phone calls, please.

The Frye is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, religion, age, marital or veteran’s status, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Due to the high volume of applications received, we are only able to contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the open positions. In the event that we wish to arrange a personal interview, we will contact you by email or phone.