Program Manager

Job Type

Full Time




Minimum: $50,000
Maximum: $55,000
Details: Annually based on experience.




Los Angeles
United States


artEquity is a national initiative funded by The Andrew W. Mellon and the Doris Duke Charitable Foundations that provides tools, resources, and training to support the intersection of art and activism.

Team Approach: The artEquity staff works with a team approach based on administrative and project needs. This position will be the Team Lead for the following areas: Administration, Programs, and Organizational Consulting.

Job Status: This position is full-time.

Responsibilities/Duties: The Program Manager will provide administrative oversight for all artEquity Organizational Consulting initiatives. Working with a dynamic team of staff and facilitators, the Program Manager will coordinate, lead, and/or support key aspects of artEquity programming. As a member of a collaborative national team, the Program Manager will work remotely, attending teleconference and video meetings, as well as periodic in-person meetings, trainings and retreats. Primary duties will include, but not be limited to:

  • Organizational Consulting
  • Provide oversight for all consulting logistics (with staff support) including but not limited to intake calls, finalizing consulting agreements, training/travel logistics, prep and debrief meetings, and all facilitator communications;
  • Provide oversight (with staff support) for budgetary management and evaluation of all consulting work;
  • Serve as liaison between artEquity and organizational partners;
  • Strategic Planning
  • Provide support for long-term strategic planning for organizational consulting, Intensive Facilitator Training, Regional Facilitator Training, and special projects;
  • Provide support to the management of special projects as needed (e.g. Community 2.0, artEquity leadership retreats, and alumni programming);
  • Administration
  • Provide oversight for staffing, including hiring, onboarding, professional development, annual goal-setting, and annual performance reviews;
  • Work with Special Projects Manager to assess and implement new systems and protocols;
  • Monitor the day-to-day delivery of programs and services in order to ensure ongoing programmatic integrity;
  • Participate in scheduled staff and facilitator calls as needed;
  • Budget Oversight
  • Provide support in monitoring income and expenses in alignment with budget parameters;
  • Track program expenses and budget variances;
  • Review and distribute monthly budget report from bookkeeper to fiscal sponsor and Team Leads;
  • Track staff time sheets, payroll, and/or invoices;
  • Track vendor invoices;
  • Participate in grant writing, funder calls, and grant reporting as needed;
  • Organizational Assessments
  • Create organizational assessment report work plan as needed;
  • Review and update online assessment templates as needed;
  • Assist in writing and editing organizational assessment reports;
  • Other Projects
  • Serve as Team Lead or support for selected key initiatives/projects as assigned.


  • Commitment to social justice and art activism;
  • Demonstrated program management experience;
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal;
  • Willingness and ability to engage in strategic thinking and planning;
  • Strong decision-making skills;
  • High level of discretion, trustworthiness, and ability to review and safeguard confidential data and information;
  • Commitment to ongoing self-reflection, awareness, and analysis-building;
  • Ability to work independently and work collaboratively as a part of a dynamic team;
  • Attention to detail and ability to hold self/others accountable;
  • Ability to work remotely, take initiative, and be self-directed;
  • Familiarity with both Microsoft Suite and Google Drive platforms, project management software, as well as all social media programs;
  • Access to local transportation and willingness to make local/national trips and drive on behalf of artEquity when needed;
  • Interest in and/or familiarity with the arts;
  • Residing in Los Angeles County, preferred;
  • Experience with facilitating intergroup group dialogue, preferred;
  • Prior knowledge of artEquity programming is helpful.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to Hana Kadoyama at For more information on artEquity, please visit