Arts & Culture Career Opportunities

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


Employers

If your organization has an open arts and culture position that you would like us to include below, submit the following information to info@asiwny.org:

  • 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.


Jobseekers

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

Under the guidance and supervision of the Head of Buildings & Grounds; this position is responsible for the timely, scheduled or as needed, general cleaning duties of all properties operated by the Society. Job duties pertain to public and non-public spaces at both locations. This position works closely with all other departments to provide appropriate setups for programs, meetings, special events, building rentals and other functions at the Society. All job duties are performed in accordance with standard safety principles and practices.

Location: Buffalo, NY
Posted: December 5, 2019
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The Exhibits Manager will work with the Exhibits Director and the Exhibits Staff to increase the capacity of the Exhibits Department in producing effective new exhibits and reinvigorating existing exhibits for the Buffalo Museum of Science and Tifft Nature Preserve.

Location: Buffalo, NY
Posted: December 5, 2019
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This multi-faceted position requires a motivated, outgoing and creative individual who is effective in facilitating engaging STEM-themed activities and providing exceptional visitor experience to adults, teens and children of all ages, who also has strong planning and program delivery skills, as well as strong experience with Early Childhood learners, aged 3-7. This individual will work with a dedicated team of staff and volunteers to provide meaningful experiences for all of our audiences, helping to inspire lifelong learners and create lasting memories. The successful candidate will contribute to and strengthen this team dynamic, possess an enthusiasm to implement user-directed learning, and exhibit exceptional communication skills to reach diverse audiences.

Location: Buffalo, NY
Posted: December 5, 2019
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This multi-faceted position requires a motivated, outgoing and creative individual who is effective in facilitating engaging STEM-themed activities and providing exceptional visitor experience to adults, teens and children of all ages, who also has strong planning and program delivery skills, as well as strong experience with adolescent learners, grades 4 and up. This individual will work with a dedicated team of staff and volunteers to provide meaningful experiences for all of our audiences, helping to inspire lifelong learners and create lasting memories. The successful candidate will contribute to and strengthen this team dynamic, possess an enthusiasm to implement user-directed learning, and exhibit exceptional communication skills to reach diverse audiences.

Location: Buffalo, NY
Posted: December 5, 2019
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Delaware North is looking for a versatile senior designer with a minimum of eight  years of professional experience to work collaboratively on a fast-paced creative team that operates like an in-house agency. Candidates must be innovative, diverse, hard-working, and enjoy creative thinking and ingenuity. Candidates must be able to work collaboratively with the creative and marketing teams to concept and produce polished, on-brand designs. Projects will involve a wide variety of mediums: print, digital, web, signage, and more. This person must have an entrepreneurial spirit with the innate ability to manage projects, people, and client expectations.

Location: Buffalo, NY
Posted: October 28, 2019
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The Foundry is seeking a Digital Fabrication Specialist and Makerspace Coordinator to instruct students on the use of computer assisted design tools and to maintain equipment in its shared facilities. This opportunity includes access to a CNC machine, 3D printers, a waterjet cutter, laser engravers, and many other digital fabrication tools, and supporting day to day operations in The Foundry’s five makerspaces (wood, metal, tech, textile, and digital fabrication). This staff member will be responsible for ensuring safe operating conditions, coordinating material/tool acquisitions, and supporting students in two 18-week Certified Production Technician programs annually.

Location: Buffalo, NY
Posted: October 22, 2019
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The new part-time Director of Fundraising, Membership, & Special Events will be responsible for: 1) maintaining, developing, and managing certain critical aspects of fundraising, namely soliciting tracking and acknowledging donations from individuals, including the year-end Annual Campaign, and soliciting and acknowledging corporate and local business support; 2) soliciting, processing, and maintaining the database of new and current dues-paying members of Hallwalls; and 3) working with other staff as a team to plan, execute, and promote an annual sequence of major special fundraising events, which now include two semi-annual Drawing Rallies (A Midwinter’s Draw in late February and A Midsummer Night’s Draw in late July), the Annual Hallwalls Auction! (AHA!) in late May/early June, and other occasional events that may be added or developed for other times of the year. One critical component of implementing special events is recruitment, assignment, and supervision of volunteers, which responsibility falls under the general responsibilities of this position, as does procurement of refreshments, catering, and more.

Location: Buffalo, NY
Posted: November 8, 2019
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The Michigan Street African American Heritage Corridor Commission (MSAAHC), a nonprofit working with both the city and the state to revitalize this culturally significant portion of Buffalo, is seeking an executive director. As part of Buffalo’s renaissance, the MSAAHC features a host of landmarks in local and national black history, including the Underground Railroad, the abolitionist movement, the jazz age and Civil Rights Movement. The executive director will lead the next phase of development, which includes near-term capital expenditures of up to roughly $7 million, focused on key corridor assets and institutions in the vicinity of Michigan Avenue and Broadway, and additional funding for long term capacity building efforts.

Location: Buffalo, NY
Posted: October 15, 2019

The Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center is seeking qualified candidates for its Museum Education Internship program. Museum Education Interns will perform two essential roles: (1) assist the Visitor Experience team in providing mission-aligned guided educational experiences to school children visiting the Heritage Center on school field trips; and (2) help develop curriculum content targeted to K-12 educators and students. A successful candidate will have a love of history and a passion for K-12 education, will feel confident and comfortable providing educational experiences to visitors of different backgrounds, and will be able to complete detail-oriented tasks.

Location: Niagara Falls, NY
Posted: November 20, 2019

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 info@tornspacetheater.com for more information or to express interest.

Location: Buffalo, NY
Posted: November 6, 2019

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

United Way of Buffalo & Erie County is seeking a Team Assistant. This position will provide administrative support to the Director of Labor Engagement and information and referrals to individuals. This position reports to the Resource Development Administrative Services Manager.

Location: Buffalo, NY
Posted: October 28, 2019
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