Job Opening: Program Manager

Program Manager

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital is a financially self-sustaining non-profit organization operated
by the Old Naval Hospital Foundation, a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. With partner
organizations and also on its own, Hill Center offers high-quality arts, education and cultural
programs, classes and courses for people of all ages and backgrounds, along with space for meetings,
lectures, performances, gallery exhibitions and other private events. For more information, please
visit our website at

Position Summary:

The Program Manager is responsible for editorial and quality control of the range of program
offerings at the Center. The Program Manager will have overall responsibility for identifying and
implementing an engaging range of programs at Hill Center, planning and scheduling a year-round
calendar of cultural, skills training, community and arts & humanities programs.


  • Further the vision for internal Hill Center programmatic offerings
  • Manage and expand relationships with existing partners to build business
  • Identify, solicit, and prepare proposals for grant and other external funding opportunities
  • Identify, negotiate, and contract with external program providers
  • Develop and implement systems and procedures for evaluating the range of program
    offerings to ensure that all meet the highest quality standards
  • Serve as main point of contact for Hill Center’s programs
  • Handle all operations for Hill Center programs, which includes processing payments, keeping
    internal systems up-to-date, and working with marketing team on program materials
  • Supervise schedule of offerings in programmatic spaces including galleries
  • Develop and manage budget for program components
  • Analyze pricing scales and expected sales to assess income earning potential in relation to
    budget projections
  • Manage and train assigned staff, volunteers and interns to ensure that all activities are
    appropriately staffed and executed
  • Represent the programming team in outreach to community organizations and audience
  • Ensure that Hill Center programmatic offerings and external program providers’ offerings
    demonstrate a commitment to inclusivity, accessibility, and equity
  • Identify gaps in the diversity of Hill Center programming and develop/execute strategies on
    how to reach and serve a full range of constituents reflective of age, educational background,
    ethnicity, household income and other underrepresented groups
  • Work with senior management to assist and support marketing, communications,
    development and membership activities
  • Contribute to strategic planning for Hill Center
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience
  • Track record of developing, implementing and evaluating a broad spectrum of engaging cultural,
    educational and civic programming in a multi-use community-centered facility
  • Demonstrated skills in producing and/or managing arts, cultural and/or educational facilities
    events and/or projects
  • Entrepreneurial and creative mindset required – must be able to think strategically on how to
    expand our business
  • Familiarity with online registration and scheduling software a plus
  • Demonstrated skill in developing and managing program budgets
  • Track record of successfully supervising a mixture of staff, volunteers and interns
  • Strong relationships with a national network of cultural, arts, humanities, educational
    presenters, programmers and other organizations
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including public speaking
  • Proficiency in MS office required
  • Must be able to work full time onsite, including flexible days and times that may involve
    evening and/or weekend work
  • A collaborative and energetic approach

Interested applicants should submit a résumé, cover letter and salary requirements to All full-time Hill Center employees are eligible for our benefits program,
which includes 100% employer-paid medical, dental and vision coverage for employees, 403(b) plan,
plus a generous time off program including a PTO plan, all federal holidays and closure between
Christmas and New Years Day.

The Old Naval Hospital Foundation is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace
diversity, inclusivity and accessibility. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability

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