Manager, Tours & Public Programs

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: Manager, Tours & Public Programs
DEPARTMENT: Education
REPORTS TO: Director of Education & Community Partnerships
SUPERVISES: N/A
FISA STATUS: Exempt
STATUS: Full-time, 35 hours per week
SALARY RANGE: $50,000 - $53,000
BENEFITS: Full benefits including medical, dental, vacation accrual, 403b, and more

POSITION SUMMARY

The Frye Art Museum is seeking a flexible and detail-oriented team player to join the Education team. As a key member of the Education team, the Manager, Tours & Public Programs develops, oversees and implements a wide range of public programs that use the Frye’s collection and exhibitions as a springboard for exploring the issues of our time, facilitating conversation, and engaging our community in relevant social dialogues.

In this position, the Manager will center diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion by working with a range of communities and partners to offer creative and collaborative public programs, ensuring that the Frye is a welcoming space for all. To achieve this work, the Manager will build and maintain productive relationships with Museum colleagues, partners, and other stakeholders.

The Manager is also responsible for the recruitment, coordination, training, and management of the Gallery Guides who assist in the delivery of public tours, school tours, and private group tours. The capacity to activate and discuss works of art for a wide range of audiences is essential.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:


Public Programs Management (70%)

Public Tours and Gallery Guides (30%)

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

REMOTE WORKING CONDITIONS:

Temporary telework arrangements are in place during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some or all of the work performed will be 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 as technology allows. The incumbent will be expected to diligently and consistently comply with all health and safety protocols related to the pandemic.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

How to Apply

Candidates should send cover letter and resume with "Manager, Tours & Public Programs" in the subject line to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Open until filled. No phone calls, please.

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.

The Frye Art Museum will consider reasonable accommodations for those applicants with disabilities who may need reasonable accommodation to perform the essential functions/duties. Please contact the Museum for additional information.

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.