Studio Manager  

The Studio Manager is responsible for the smooth, safe and efficient running of workshops and for daily maintenance of studio and grounds. Studios require quick breakdowns and set ups between classes with attention to the detailed requirements of each class including the number of students. Classes change every week and studio managers must anticipate new requirements and understand how all equipment works. Studios open at 8:45 a.m. and close at 5:00, staff ideally work on staggering 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (times will vary depending on evening workshops) – Castle Hill has multiple locations, 10 Meetinghouse Road & Edgewood Farm


Duties Include:

  • Responsible for preparing the studios and grounds in anticipation of the summer season & making necessary repairs
  •  Ordering materials as needed
  •  Preparing studios for each workshop, including painting, cleaning up after use, closing down at the end of the day
  •  Assisting the faculty, checking attendance, and generally monitoring each class
  •  Maintaining equipment and supervising its use
  •  Enforcing universal and safety precautions as described by director
  •  Keeping grounds in order and all public spaces, i.e. bathrooms, gallery, landscaping, parking
  •  Setting up for board meetings and gallery openings
  •  Assisting with Auction and all other events as planned
  •  Cleaning, inventory and closing the studios at the end of the season
  •  Assist with Gallery Shows & openings
  •  Assisting the Artistic Director, Summer Program Manager as needed
  •  Assisting in all aspects of the Encaustic Conference & Food Symposium


- Bachelors Degree in arts or related field, strong people skills, organized and a team player

- Must have an interest in the arts and a strong background in at least one of the following areas: Painting, photography, working with children, handyman / light carpentry / maintenance / some landscaping & gardening.

Salary range:

$16.00 – 18.00 dollars per hour (June, July & August) Monday – Friday, (some weekends) 40 hours per week. May - 30 hours, June – August, 40 hours, September – 30 hours, October 15 - 20 hours – (TBD)


Please send resume and cover letter by April 1st, 2018 to

Questions, call:  (508) 349-7511