Program Coordinator Job Description

The Folk School in Fairbanks is looking for a Program Coordinator to work closely with the Program Director to provide support for classes and events at The Folk School. 


  • assist with in-person and remote classes and events as needed to ensure they run smoothly
  • offer short course programs directed toward both kids and adults, in person and possibly online
  • marketing of year-round classes and programs
  • assist The Folk School in adapting to the changing environment, by providing digital content for social media, such as YouTube, Facebook, and Zoom classes, including tutorials and promotional videos
  • provide information about The Folk School to visitors and locals at both our Pioneer Park cabin and during local events, such as farmers and art markets
  • Assists in managing specific programs such as Community Workshop and the Community Printmaking Studio

This is a multi-faceted position, and we will take into account the skills and experience of the successful candidate when determining day to day activities.


  • experience in photography and/or videography; editing
  • experience with social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Zoom, and YouTube
  • must complete a background check
  • candidates should be able lift 35 pounds, navigate stairs with ease, and have the ability/desire to work outside during both Pioneer Park events and seasonal outdoor classes
  • flexible schedule that may include evenings and weekends
  • desire to promote hands-on learning to the community and visitors
  • a background in arts and/or crafts is a bonus


15-20 hours per week, with schedule and hours varying. 

$18 per hour, plus opportunity to participate in Folk School classes and events.

Please check out our full range of courses and programs at

Send a letter of interest and resume highlighting relevant experience to Kerri Hamos at

Application review will begin March 7th, 2022.