Program Coordinator
  • Job Posting Expires: 5/8/2021
2M ago
$20,000 to $40,000
Full Time
Public Relations
0-2 Years
Primary Duties

The Program Coordinator oversees all aspects of the Norfolk Arts Center’s (NAC) programs; including all schedules and details related to our visual arts, performing arts and arts education programs. Candidate will handle events from start to finish and be the primary point of contract between contractors, actors, teachers, volunteers, interns, among other individuals and organizations. He/She/They will assist with marketing and advertising of the programs and organization by providing information, photos, logos, etc. to the Marketing and Membership Coordinator as needed. Will also play a role to work with the Marketing Coordinator to develop and implement campaigns as neededThe Program Coordinator is also responsible for assisting with the implementation of all policies of the Norfolk Arts Center (NAC) for the benefit of the organization and its members.  


The ideal candidate holds a bachelor’s degree in either hospitality management, marketing, graphic design or an art related field; has a background in marketing and 2 years of event coordination experience. Candidate has a great deal of self-sufficiency in accomplishing his/her/their duties, must be an excellent communicator and he/she/they must be a creative and innovative thinker. He/She/They will coordinate schedules, dialogue with a wide variety of individuals, and handle all program related tasks of a growing organization. He/She/They must be detail oriented and have an interest in the successful promotion of the arts and our community. 


The NAC’s goal is to increase the impact the arts have in area schools and communities, and the ideal candidate will share this passion and be motivated to push the organization towards that goal. 


The hours will vary depending on the time of year and the projects being implemented. Some nights and weekends required. Flexible schedule offered.  

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  1. Ability to administer private, nonprofit service organization, including an understanding of the legal and financial responsibilities and constraints of such organizations.   

  1. Ability to obtain and manage external grants and contracts.   

  1. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with federal, state, regional and local agencies, community leaders and the general public.   

  1. Ability to express oneself clearly and effectively in oral and written form.   

  1. Ability to communicate effectively with groups of all ages and sizes. 

  1. Ability to manage contract employees and volunteers. 

  1. Must possess excellent organizational skills. 

  1. Must be detail oriented. 

  1. Must be self-motivated and proactive with a strong work ethic. 

  1. Knowledge of the arts and current concepts for the arts.   

  1. Knowledge of available public and private resources and services for the arts.   

  1. Knowledge of federal and state laws pertaining to ADA and related services.   

  1. Knowledge of modern principles, methods and techniques of administration and program planning.   

  1. Ability to work varied hours and shifts including evenings and weekends. 

Compensation Details

Compensation package to be determined based on the successful candidate's experience and education.

Salary Range $25,000-35,000


Compensation package to be determined based on the successful candidate's experience and education.

How to Apply

Requirements to apply: 

1. Cover Letter 
2. Resume 
3. Answer to the following questions: 
     a. Why do the arts matter to YOU? 
     b. What role do you see NAC playing in the future?  


Position open until filled.  
Send cover letter and resume and question responses to: Norfolk Arts Center, 305 N. 5th St., Norfolk, NE  68701 
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