Becoming an Arts Administrator or Manager
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Becoming an Arts Administrator or Manager

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Plans, organises, directs, controls, coordinates and promotes artistic and cultural policies, programs, projects and services.
Training time 12 months - 4 years
Average pay $59,848
Employment prospects Moderate
Employment size 700

What does an Arts Administrator or Manager do?

  • developing, implementing and monitoring strategies, policies and plans for their area of control
  • establishing and directing operational and administrative procedures
  • directing and coordinating the allocation of resources
  • monitoring work progress and performance, and adjusting processes and resources to keep goals on track
  • controlling budget planning and report preparation, and monitoring and controlling expenditure for their area of control
  • controlling selection, training and performance of staff
  • representing the organisation in negotiations, and at conventions, seminars, public hearings and forums


  • Art Gallery Director
  • Community Arts Centre Manager
  • Cultural Centre Manager

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