Seeks Director of Education & Programs / Employment

August 22, 2021

Organization Name: Pratt Fine Arts Center

Organization Location: Seattle, WA

Type: Employment

Fee: Free


Pratt Fine Arts Center is seeking an energetic and highly motivated individual for a director level position in arts education and community programming.

The Director of Education & Programs will work closely with the Executive Director and a team of Studio Managers to drive the mission and vision of Pratt while pursuing excellence in all programs. The Director is responsible for the leadership and performance of all educational programs and artist services. The Director will oversee a team of Studio Managers to develop, budget, organize and implement a dynamic and engaging array of programs for public offering throughout the year. This requires ongoing direction of core programs, including a diverse assortment of year-round educational offerings and a lively studio access program. The position also requires leadership in supplementary programs including corporate
and community partnerships, public demonstrations, exhibitions, residencies, scholarships, and the master artist program.

The Director of Education & Programs will join a team of staff and board in a highly collaborative and cooperative work environment. Ideal candidates will have deep roots in education, visual art study or practice, a proven aptitude for successful leadership in administration, and a demonstrated ability to balance day-to-day tasks with high-level strategic thinking.

Pratt Fine Arts Center is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Preferred candidates will be able to demonstrate an understanding of systemic oppression and the ability to apply an anti-racist lens to all work at Pratt. Black, Indigenous & People of Color (BIPoC) are encouraged to apply.

Pratt is currently responding to public health recommendations in order to ensure the safety of our community and help prevent the spread of COVID-19. With on-site programming partially restored, the Director of Education & Programs is currently expected to work in-person as needed.


$65-70k annual salary range DOE + medical, dental, long-term disability, and paid vacation. Employee paid short-term disability and retirement programs are provided, but optional. Also includes generous in-kind benefits in the form of class registrations and studio access.


Please submit a resume and cover letter detailing your relevant experience as well as your understanding and/or commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion to Steve Galatro, Executive Director, at No calls or drop-ins, please.


August 22, 2021

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