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.

An integral part of the Albright-Knox’s Publications Department, the designer designs and produces a wide variety of materials in support of the museum’s brand and activities.

Location: Buffalo, NY
Posted: September 27, 2019
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The fine art photographer will be a team member with high-level technical planning and oversight responsibilities in creating digital images that are compliant with preservation-quality museum standards in order to correctly represent the objects from the museum’s collections.

Location: Buffalo, NY
Posted: September 27, 2019
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Reporting to the Director of Information Technology, the information systems coordinator will help with the daily operations of the museum’s Information Technology Department. This position will help support the museum’s mission by ensuring the museum’s technology resources are available to the staff and operating as expected. This position will be the principal point of contact for providing general troubleshooting and technical support for the museum’s staff and volunteers. The information systems coordinator is an on-site, in-office, full-time position.

Location: Buffalo, NY
Posted: September 27, 2019
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The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra is hiring a part-time patron services representative for its Box Office team. Candidates are responsible for completing ticket and subscription sales, contacting patrons regarding their accounts, processing payments, and acting as official representatives for the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. Applicants should have at least two years of customer service experience, have a team-oriented attitude, be well-versed in Microsoft applications, and possess an interest in the local arts community. Job is approximately 20 hours a week, depending on concert schedule. Flexible availability, including weekends and evenings, is required. Part-time. $11.10 per hour.

Location: Buffalo, NY
Posted: August 23, 2019
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A public employee appointed by the Board of Trustees, the executive director will be the chief executive officer of Cuyahoga Arts & Culture (CAC), accountable for the agency’s responsible stewardship of public funds in support of the county’s arts and culture ecosystem. The executive director will be one of the region’s leading public voices for the importance of arts and culture in daily life through social vitality, educational impact, creativity, and economic development. Responsible for driving performance in the relentless pursuit of transparency in CAC’s mission and vision, the executive director will also be the organization’s chief fiscal officer, managing the effective investment and distribution of CAC funds and ensuring compliance with all legal and regulatory guidelines and requirements.

Location: Cleveland, OH
Posted: September 19, 2019
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Danceability is searching for a talented and professional community engagement specialist to represent Danceability and work with the executive director, Marketing Committee, and Board of Directors to develop and implement initiatives that increase Danceability’s visibility within the surrounding community and promote the uniqueness of our program.

Location: Buffalo, NY
Posted: September 6, 2019
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Danceability, an individualized dance, fitness, and movement program serving the special needs community, is searching for volunteers to donate one hour per week to its 2019-20 season.

Location: Depew, NY
Posted: October 1, 2019
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Just Buffalo Literary Center is seeking a professional to support the organization’s marketing and outreach on a part-time contracted basis. The ideal candidate will assist with efforts to increase the organization’s visibility and audience reach, locally and beyond.

Location: Buffalo, NY
Deadline to apply: October 18, 2019
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Just Buffalo Literary Center is seeking a program assistant to work at readings and adult creative writing workshops. The ideal candidate must be able to commit to working two or more events per season, most often on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings or Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

Location: Buffalo, NY
Deadline to apply: October 18, 2019
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Just Buffalo Literary Center is seeking a program assistant to assist with administrative tasks. The ideal candidate must be dependable, friendly, organized, and capable; proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel; and able to commit to working two half days (6-8 hours) per week.

Location: Buffalo, NY
Deadline to apply: October 18, 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 account manager advances the mission of The Niagara Arts and Cultural Center through various means, but primarily through the Finance Office. This position requires significant contact with tenants, staff, building supervisor, donors, and the public.

Location: Niagara Falls, NY
Posted: September 3, 2019
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The Steel Plant Museum of Western New York was formed in 1984. Its mission is to preserve the history of the steel industry in Western New York through collecting, studying, and interpreting artifacts and archives that reflect our industrial past, present, and future. The curator is responsible for managing the museum’s collection of artifacts and archives as prescribed by the museum’s collections management policy in accordance with New York State Board of Regents, regional, state, and national museum standards.

Location: Buffalo, NY
Posted: August 23, 2019
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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

The Tri-County Arts Council is seeking a full-time individual to oversee all aspects of its education and exhibition programming. This position also supports all other programs of the Tri-County Arts Council, general office support, and assistance to other staff as needed.

Location: Olean, NY
Posted: September 18, 2019
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The preparator and installer for UB Art Galleries provides preparation and installation duties for both UB Art Galleries: CFA and UB Anderson Gallery. The position’s primary responsibility is the preparation of the gallery, and the preparation and installation of artwork for exhibitions. During the time between exhibitions at CFA, the preparator and installer will assist with projects at UB Anderson Gallery. The preparator and installer will also work closely with artists, curators, faculty, and students.

Location: Amherst, NY
Posted: September 5, 2019
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Women’s Studio Workshop (WSW) is seeking a nonprofit management intern to work directly with WSW’s staff under the leadership of the managing director, and gain experience by working alongside the staff of an established nonprofit arts organization. The intern will, among other things, undertake projects relating to public relations, fundraising, event planning, and arts administration.

Location: Kingston, NY
Deadline: December 1, 2019
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Each term, Women’s Studio Workshop (WSW) hosts three studio interns who work directly with the studio manager and artistic director. Interns work on projects that may include printmaking, letterpress, papermaking, and book arts, in addition to assisting with the ongoing operations of the facility. Studio interns are crucial participants in WSW’s creative community. You’ll be asked to work hard and in return will be encouraged, supported, and challenged in your artistic lives.

Location: Kingston, NY
Deadline: December 1, 2019
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Women’s Studio Workshop (WSW) is seeking a summer intern to perform independent work in the kitchen and work with the studio manager on all ArtFarm-related projects. This two-month internship runs through WSW’s Summer Art Institute (SAI) workshops. The intern will focus on honing culinary skills and agricultural knowledge as it relates to non-traditional papermaking fibers. Their work will directly contribute to WSW’s community by bringing staff and SAI participants together over a midday meal.

Location: Kingston, NY
Deadline: December 1, 2019
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Young Audiences of Western New York (YAWNY) is seeking a finance and data administrator to provide administrative support to the staff and board in the areas of financial management, including income processing, checks disbursement, accounts payable and account receivables, invoicing, and grants and budget management. The position also includes overseeing the collection of all data, aggregation, and input into the YAWNY database and managing SalesForce administration, QuickBooks administration, and technology monitoring and oversight.

Location: Buffalo, NY
Deadline to apply: October 30, 2019
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