Arts & Culture Career Opportunities

NOTE: In response to unemployment resulting from COVID-19, Erie County has compiled this list of job postings.

Search here for local, regional, and national job openings in the arts and culture sector.


If your organization has an open arts and culture position that you would like us to include below, submit the following information to

  • Name of your organization
  • Title of the position
  • A brief, third-person description of your organization and/or the position
  • Location in which the position will be based (or remote)
  • Link to the full listing
  • Any deadlines to apply

Please notify us when the position is filled, otherwise listings will remain on our website for 60 days.


Explore current openings below. For more information on any of these positions, please contact the hiring organization directly.

ART247 is currently seeking a successful, enthusiastic event planner to manage and produce events from conception through completion. The ideal candidate will be committed to providing outstanding customer service and organizing unique, memorable events that are of the highest quality.

Location: Lockport, NY
Posted: June 22, 2020

Carnegie Art Center is seeking volunteers to assist with gardening tasks this summer. For more information, contact Natalie at

Location: North Tonawanda, NY
Posted: May 26, 2020

The Castellani Art Museum at Niagara University invites applications for a full-time director. The director of the Castellani Art Museum is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the museum and its staff, oversight of curated and touring exhibitions as well as the conservation of the collection, management of the museum budget and fundraising initiatives, and working collaboratively with stakeholders at the university, especially the Art History with Museum Studies program, and in the wider community to strengthen the presence and impact of the museum on campus and in the region.

Location: Niagara Falls, NY
Posted: March 23, 2020
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The Michigan Street African American Heritage Corridor Commission (MSAAHCC) is seeking a part-time project manager to be part of its team. The Commission works with both the City of Buffalo, New York State Empire State Development, and many other community agencies to revitalize culturally significant East Side Avenues through commercial, historic, and human investment.

Location: Buffalo, NY
Posted: June 15, 2020
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Stitch Buffalo is seeking an Operations and Development Manager to be responsible for the day to day operations of the organization, ranging from general administrative duties to managing donor relationships and ensuring complete financial records are maintained. This position is one of three key positions for this growing nonprofit on the West Side.

Location: Buffalo, NY
Posted: June 5, 2020
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Ushers help audience with seating and serve as a point of contact during shows in case of emergency or should a patron need help exiting the performance space. Ushers get a free seat at any performance they work. Email for more information or to express interest.

Location: Buffalo, NY

The Towne Players of Ken-Ton are seeking volunteers to support events, stage crew, sets, painting, sound, lights, ushering, ticket sales, and more. They also need general assistance with related to keeping their prop room organized, reading plays for upcoming seasons, fundraising coordination, social media, finances, designing posters and programs, collating programs, and taking pictures.

Location: Tonawanda, NY

Turn the Page Used Books is looking for local Hamburg artists to assist with some paintings inside the store.

Location: Hamburg, NY
Posted: May 6, 2020