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Education Program Manager (Part Time)

As Education Program Manager you will ensure we present a wide range of high quality educational offerings leveraging our extensive facilities and amazing community of instructors. Your role will combine curriculum development, administration of our class catalog and developing the teaching skills of artisans and makers. You will report to the Executive Director and work directly with instructors and volunteers in a dynamic, artistic and aptly named environment sure to challenge you and inspire your work. Apply by Monday 12/29/2014.


Program Development

  • Develop our course offerings to provide breadth and depth of education across our craft areas and facility resources.
  • Maintain teaching resources including including syllabi, presentations and overviews for frequently offered classes to ensure consistency.
  • Review proposals submitted for new classes.

Instructor Development

  • Recruit instructors as needed for existing class offerings.
  • Review curricula and course descriptions for proposed classes.
  • Develop instructors teaching skills incorporating student feedback.


  • Publish course offerings and issue updates on newly posted and unfilled classes.
  • Oversee course billing and instructor compensation.
  • Review scheduling of classes, instructors and resources.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree or extensive relevant work experience in adult, vocational and or arts education.
  • Self-motivated, self-directed, ability to prioritize tasks; excellent social, interpersonal, and relationship-building skills; eye for details.
  • Experience inspiring and leveraging the efforts of volunteers and or interns.
  • Experience developing presentation and teaching skills of instructors.
  • Passion for our mission to further crafting and fabrication.

Send your cover letter and resume to jobs@ by 12/29/14 if interested. Please attach both your cover letter and resume as separate documents, even if your cover letter is included in the body of the email.


Volunteer Opportunities

We are always looking to add to our group of dedicated volunteers. There are various ways to help around the Asylum from giving tours or manning the front desk to building shelves or sweeping floors. We are also open to longer term volunteer positions working directly with the staff. Please check out our Volunteer Page for more information!

Internship Opportunities

Both paid and unpaid internship opportunities are sometimes available to support the staff in day to day operations or learn about non-profit administration. Contact jobs [at] with your resume and letter of interest and we will contact you during the next round of hiring.


“I could not have asked for a better summer internship experience. Working at Artisan’s Asylum is a hands-on experience in that you will be given important responsibilities that lead to development in non-profit administration and management skills. The day-to-day includes interaction with members, meetings with staff, business development and data analysis activities, and a variety of special projects in a variety of focus areas. Above all, being surrounded by such innovative minds made every moment exciting and a learning opportunity.”