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Programs Assistant
Princeton Junction, NJ
West Windsor Arts
Part Time
Posted May 28, 2021
The Programs Assistant works at our MarketFair location and works closely with all departments and reports to the Education Manager. S/he interacts regularly with the visiting public. This is a part-time position including work hours taking place on evenings and weekends as needed. Number of hours per week will be 12 – 25 and starting at $16 per hour.

Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities of the Programs Assistant include, but are not limited to:


Education: Develop and implement programs in the visual arts primarily for youth and occasionally for adults
Drop-in Activities: Develop and implement visual arts activities for youth and adults, including the creation of art kits, hands-on projects, and more
Retail Sales: Be knowledgeable and assist with the sales of works included in the current exhibitions
Parties: Coordinate, support, and run art parties for the public (all ages)
Special Events: Assist with the organization and running of special events for the community

Office Support

Customer Service: Provide welcoming and responsive service by interacting directly with customers and vendors, responding to phone calls and emails
Customer Data: Keeping constituent data clean and updated in CRM
Registrations: Process and track registrations, answer questions, check-in students
Maintaining systems: Track and oversee office systems, report on any issues, make suggestions for improvement

Studio Facilities

Daily opening and closing of the facility
Day-to-day oversight of the facility including: Materials and supplies inventory, cleaning, restocking of supplies, trash removal, recycling

Volunteer/Internship Program

Help identify volunteer projects, opportunities
Train new volunteers
Oversee volunteer activities in the facility

Other Duties as Assigned

Special projects


The ideal candidate will have the following:

Retail sales experience, including cash handling.
Art gallery experience in displaying, hanging, and/or handling artwork.
Teaching experience with both youth and adult students.
Knowledge and the ability to teach a wide variety of art mediums, such as drawing, watercolor, acrylic painting, sculpture, and printmaking.
An outgoing and positive demeanor to both interact with students and shoppers alike.
Conduct themselves in a professional manner.

How To Apply

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Applications accepted until position is filled.