The Teen New Media Program Manager is responsible for the development and implementation of the Teen New Media program in alignment with ICA exhibitions, collection, and performing arts programs. The Teen New Media Program Manager oversees, maintains, and creates programs throughout the year in the Paul and Phyllis Fireman Digital Studio, online, and in other spaces. Additionally, the TNMPM manages the ICA’s Teen New Media partnerships including the BPS Arts Expansion High School Credit Bearing Program, providing alternate pathways to provide high school students with increased access to arts education through participation in out-of-school time arts programs. The TNMPM supervises the Teen New Media Program Assistant, the Teen New Media Alumni Assistant, multiple contracted Teaching Artists, and works in collaboration with the Director of Teen Programs to ensure the daily operations and long-term goals of the teen programs are carried out effectively.

Please note:

  • All ICA employees are required to reside in Massachusetts and within a reasonable commuting distance from our Seaport location as of their first day of work.
  • All ICA employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by their first day of work.
  • The ICA offers the flexibility of a hybrid work week, which averages two days a week in the office for employees who are eligible to work remotely (subject to change).

Responsibilities:

  • Successfully oversee all Teen New Media programs, including year-long programs, short-term workshops, vacation week activities, and summer programs
  • Incorporate ICA exhibitions and performances, as well as other contemporary art and artists, into all curriculums and ensure that teens are engaging with and discussing contemporary art in relation to their own projects
  • Manage Teen New Media, Fast Forward, and Digital Studio budgets
  • Manage the digital strategy for teen programs, including maintenance and management of program website and blog
  • Develop and maintain relationships with youth-oriented community organizations and middle and high schools to promote ICA teen programs, recruit participants, and establish partnerships
  • Support and supervise teaching artists during and outside of workshop sessions
  • Oversee Teen New Media partnerships including the BPS Arts Expansion High School Credit Bearing Program and the Urban Scholars Summer Program
  • Collaborate with the ICA’s Development department on proposals and reports for funding
  • Oversee the Teen New Media Alumni Program including the development of educational outcomes, related programming, and bridge opportunities for alumni
  • Work in collaboration with the Director of Teen Programs to design and develop a strategic plan for engaging Boston-area youth
  • Assist the Director of Teen Programs in evaluating teen programs
  • Assist the Director of Teen Programs in growing the ICA’s role as a national leader in teen arts education
  • Collaborate with the Associate Director to roll out the ICA’s National Convening for Teens in the Arts and other field-wide initiatives
  • Regularly maintain all hardware and software within the digital studio, including computers, audio/video equipment, and related equipment
  • Recommend equipment and materials for repair and purchase and manage purchase transactions
  • Work with IT staff and/or outside consultants within appropriate timeframe to repair system and network failures
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in art education, media arts, art history, or relevant field, or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years implementing and evaluating educational programs; understanding of arts program curriculum outcomes
  • 3+ years teaching, managing, or mentoring adolescents
  • Strong knowledge of contemporary art and visual culture
  • 1-3 years of managerial experience
  • Understanding of new media including digital photography, digital film, digital music production, Adobe Creative Suite, both as technical tool and as artistic platform
  • Ability to work collegially, professionally, and collaboratively with a diverse group of constituents including staff, visitors, and vendors
  • Excellent writing, public speaking, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively with contractors
  • Must pass a CORI screening
  • Some evening and weekend hours required

This is not necessarily an all-inclusive list of position-related responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements, or working conditions. While the above is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned

Starting Salary/Compensation: $60,000.00 Annual

ICA Compensation:

Each ICA position has a job grade based on the position’s evaluated job responsibilities, required education and experience, needed skills to perform the job, and professional knowledge.

The position’s grade and respective compensation range is determined by the position’s overall responsibilities, including decision making, supervisory/management requirements, resource management and budgeting duties. Compensation is ultimately determined by the scope of the position and responsibilities, the candidate’s relevant experience, and internal equity, with starting salaries typically falling in the lower half of the compensation range.

Interested candidates should send a resume and letter of interest to bgibbons@icaboston.org. When applying, please include “Teen New Media Program Manager” in the subject line.

The ICA is located at 25 Harbor Shore Drive, Boston, and is accessible by public transportation (Red and Silver Line).

The ICA is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic workforce committed to working in a multicultural environment. Qualified candidates from groups historically underrepresented in the museum professions are strongly encouraged to apply.

The ICA is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an EOE/AA employer dedicated to fair and inclusive employment practices for all individuals.