After completing a Dip FA at Whitecliffe in 1988, Pam managed the Whitecliffe dealer Gallery in Parnell from 1989 - 1991, continued to paint, exhibit and teach privately. In 1992 Pam took up an administrative position at Whitecliffe at the old Grafton campus
From 1995, this role became the Director of Admissions and after completing her MA AA Pam took up the position of MFA Programme Co-ordinator. In 2005, this was extended to include umbrella management of all four of the Postgraduate programmes. Pam is also involved as a Dissertation Research Supervisor.
Pam credits the MAAA degree for providing her with the means to achieve career promotion.