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Chalk Hill Artist Residency is Now Hiring

Job Title: Program Manager

Location: Healdsburg, CA

Terms: Part-Time, 24 hours/week, Tuesday-Friday 9 am – 3 pm (flexible) 

Note: The position requires additional hours for Seasonal Open Studios 

Salary: based on experience 

Contact Name: Margo Merck 

About us: Chalk Hill Artist Residency, a 501-C3 since 2010, provides time and space at Warnecke Ranch and Vineyard for the creation of new art works in all mediums. Our artists are valued and represent the diverse world in which live.

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  • Serve as the primary point of contact for the residency: emails, social media, voicemail, texts

  • Schedule and maintain residency calendar of artists, coordinating arrivals &

  • Coordinate Studio Days, Open Studios, Annual Fundraiser, and other programs and events 

  • Manage online application, selection process, and calendar for the residents 

  • Create and maintain artists’ contracts and collect payment from artists

  • Prepare invoices/receipts, write, record, and deposit checks

  • Track program budget and complete monthly expense reports

  • Some grant writing and fundraising

  • Photograph artists work, studio visits and open studios 

  • Maintain websites for the Residency and Archive 

  • Promote programs through online, email, and social media 

  • Manage Architectural Archive internship program including communication with university partners and supervising interns 

  • Assist Executive Director with Architectural Archives research requests and other
    duties as needed 

Required or Relevant Knowledge, Skills, and Traits: 

  • Strong commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility 

  • Strong writing, verbal, and computer skills 

  • The ability to work independently on a variety of projects. 

  • Demonstrated work ethic, strong people skills and a positive attitude. 

  • Experience using apple computers, Word/Pages, Excel/Numbers, Wix, Mail Chimp, Canva, GoDaddy. (Willing to train the right person).

  • Experience with graphic design and webpage edits. 

  • Job involves lifting and hanging art or objects, which includes lifting up to 25 lbs. 

  • Experience and/or personal interest in the arts is preferred.

  • Knowledge of and/or interest in architecture, history, and/or archives a plus.

  • Prior experience with grant writing and fundraising is a plus. 


3.5 paid vacation days annually – accrued after working for one year. 3 paid sick days, or 24 hours annually. 


Work on a beautiful ranch with lots of fresh air and sunlight. 

To Apply:

Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to

The subject line of your email should be “Program Manager - your name.”

Please submit applications by June 15, 2023. 


Equal Employment: 

Chalk Hill Artist Residency is committed to a diverse workplace and strongly encourages applications from all qualified individuals, as such Chalk Hill Artist Residency is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all applicants, employees, volunteers, and interns.

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