Program Manager


Are you interested in joining the NAS team? We are a highly collaborative organization, looking for a Program Manager: a highly organized problem-solver who will support our full range of logistics and project management activities with room for growth. This position works closely with our educational programs in both online and in-person settings. This position reports to the Vice President of Learning and Engagement. The Program Manager is an integral part of our overall program delivery and mission achievement.

About NAS

NAS’ mission is to build and support a diverse community of arts and culture leaders who drive inspiring change for the future. To make our mission and vision a reality, we offer professional development opportunities, coaching, and a powerful network to arts and culture leaders at every stage of their careers. Established in 1983, NAS has trained and supported more arts and culture leaders than any other organization in the field.

This position is phenomenal for someone who:

Key Activities

Qualifications and/or Experience

This position requires, at a minimum, the following qualifications and personal qualities:

Organizational Culture and Benefits

Each staff member is expected to be a standout colleague, self-motivated, and committed to an atmosphere of respectful, honest, and open communication. The work environment is one of high energy, high activity, mutual support, and humor. NAS provides opportunities for learning and professional development, and a gratifying work experience.

This is a full-time position. We greatly value employees and support their need for flexibility. We are currently experimenting with a 4-day work week, majority remote work, and flexible daily work schedules.

The starting salary for this position is $60,000 per year, plus the benefits we currently offer, which include fully covered health insurance, retirement benefits, sick/vacation leave, ongoing professional development, and flexible work hours.

NAS has returned to a combination of remote work and work from our office, located in a Metro-accessible location in Alexandria, Virginia. Currently, the NAS Team convenes at our office 4 days per month, which is subject to change. Travel to NAS events (post-COVID) is required 3-4 times per year (with expense reimbursement).

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity within our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital or parental status, military or veteran status, or health/disability status.

To Apply

Please send in a single PDF labeled with your first and last name to

Attention to detail matters in the position and only complete applications will be reviewed. NAS will confirm receipt of your complete application. No phone calls, please. Only final candidates will be contacted for an interview. The deadline to apply is May 23, 2022, 11:59 PM EDT.