hours a week. Some nights and weekends
Reports to the
range provided on request
The Exhibition Program
Manager is responsible for managing multiple projects within the Exhibitions
Department, a key area of Art League Houston’s mission. This position is
responsible for managing all installation and administrative aspects of
exhibitions at ALH, with the goal of implementing exhibitions and installations
that fulfill the organizations mission.
Program Manager works closely with the Executive Director, and other program
coordinators. The duties of this position are fast pace and complex in nature,
and the ideal candidate must be professional, pleasant, proactive, highly
organized, an outstanding problem solver, and have the energy and ability to
balance multiple tasks.
function of the Exhibition Program Manager’s work is to facilitate the
exhibition planning and implementation process for gallery installations and
temporary exhibitions, while also ensuring that numerous day-to-day details are
taken care of, often handling multiple installations and exhibitions at once.
Key areas of coordination include creating, tracking and maintaining multiple
project/exhibition schedules, processing and organizing project invoices and
documents, tracking budgets, keeping the Executive Director informed as to any
issues or changes in project scope, and insuring all inter-departmental
communications are clear, timely, helpful and documented.
Program Manager works primarily Monday through Friday, with occasional night
and weekend hours during installation weeks and openings.
up to date press contact lists
the production of press releases with artists
and schedule exhibition-related mailchimp eblasts and newsletters
website and social media listings for all exhibition related material
online community listings (fresh arts, Glasstire etc.)
with designer and artists to facilitate postcard, banner and vinyl designs
postcard, banner and vinyl printing
exhibition logistics and production in collaboration with exhibiting artists
individual production schedules for each exhibition
up to date annual exhibition schedule
special requests from artists such as travel, accommodation, rental equipment
budgets and budget forecasts for allocated exhibitions and monitor costs
artist contracts and/or loan letters, follow up on queries and provide progress
information on individual loan requests as required.
in-coming/outgoing shipping via art shuttles in a timely matter
gallery receptions and discussion with the artists
artists with de-install/installation, as needed
and condition work as needed
works for shipment and/or pick-up, as needed
gallery maintenance - wall repair, replacing lights, painting, etc.
the Healing Art/ArtBound! exhibition, Teen/Student/Instructor exhibition, and
Texas Artist of the Year exhibition
the Annual Gala Art Auction
Open Call process
Minimum B.A. or
B.F.A degree in studio art, art history or other related field; M.A. preferred
experience working in an artist-centered organization, art gallery, museum, or
other cultural organization on exhibition planning and production
Ability to work 5
days per week, and some Saturday and weekday evening hours
and time management skills.
to detail required.
art installation experience required.
Must be familiar
with basic tools, be able to lift items of 50 lbs. and climb ladders
interest in exhibition management, and the role of art in society
Please submit a
cover letter, resume/CV (Word or PDF), and two writing samples via email to firstname.lastname@example.org by December 10,
2018. Only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. No
drop-ins or phone calls, please.
Houston is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) that values workplace diversity.
Art League Houston does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed,
age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion,
ancestry, disability, marital or partnership status, or veteran status.