Arts Jobs in RI

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Wickford Art Association is seeking a part time Coordinator of Art Education

Title: Coordinator of Art Education.
Hours: 15 to 20 hours per week (hybrid work schedule).
Salary: $15-$18 per hour.
Deadline: June 15, 2022.
Summary: The position is responsible for the development and operational management of Art Education Programming at the Wickford Art Association (WAA). To apply and read more, click here.

FirstWorks seeks a summer Arts Counselor

Title: Summer Arts Counselor
Salary: $18 per hour.
Mon—Thu., June 20-30, 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (2 weeks of Orientation, Training, and Planning)
Mon—Thu., July 5– Aug 4, 8:15 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. (5 weeks of Camp)
Mon—Tue., Aug 8-9. 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (2 days of wrap up: Evaluation and Feedback)

Summary: Summer Arts Counselor will help plan, facilitate, and  evaluate an in-person Summer Arts Camp enrichment program administered by FirstWorks for the Pawtucket School District. The camp connects students with professional artists to explore creative practices and careers. Click here to apply and learn more. 

DownCity Design seeks an Education Director and Youth Program Manager

Title: Education Director
Location: DownCity Design
Hours and salary: Full time, $48,000-$54,000.
Start date: June 2022
Deadline to apply: May 22
Summary: The Education Director will support and coach our team of Design Educators, curate a series of Professional Development workshops, help develop new curricula, and ensure that all of our programs align to our core program philosophy and embrace the DCD design process. Learn more and apply, click here.

Title: Youth Program Manager
Location: DownCity Design
Hours and salary: Full time, $36,000-$42,000
Deadline: May 22, 2022
Start date: June 2022
Summary: DownCity Design is seeking a Youth Program Manager to provide administrative support to ensure the smooth operation of all youth programs at the DownCity Design studio, including managing program resources, coordinating logistics, and overseeing outreach and recruitment efforts. They also serve as a Lead Design Educator for DownCity Design programs, facilitating groups of young people through the design/build process as they create service projects for community clients. To apply and learn more, click here

The John Brown House Museum has 2 job openings

Title: Full time Education Assistant
Location: The John Brown House Museum
Salary: Starting pay is $18 per hour
Summary: The Rhode Island Historical Society seeks a creative, energetic, and enthusiastic candidate to join the education team. To apply and learn more, click here.

Title: Part time Museum Assistant
Location: The John Brown House Museum
Salary: $16 per hour
Summary: The John Brown House Museum Assistant is stationed at the Visitor Services Area of the John Brown House Museum – an 18th-century mansion on Providence’s College Hill that features historical tours, exhibitions, and educational programs – and works to maintain a high-quality visitor experience. To apply and learn more, click here.

Jamestown Arts Center has 2 job searches

Title: Director of Learning and Community Engagement.
Location: Jamestown Arts Center.
Hours and salary: Full time, $22-$24 per hour. Occasionally requires variable work hours, including nights and weekends, as well as occasional local travel.
Summary: The Director of Learning and Community Engagement directs all aspects of the arts education and community programs that are essential to fulfilling the Jamestown Arts Center’s mission: to engage, enrich, and inspire our community through extraordinary arts experiences. To learn more and apply, click here.

Title: Part time Ceramics Studio Manager.
Location: Jamestown Arts Center.
Hours: 15 hours per week (additional hours possible for special projects; variable work hours).
Salary: $20-$23 per hour.
Summary: The Ceramics Studio Manager provides managerial, administrative and operational support to ensure the efficient daily functioning of the Ceramics Studio. To learn more and apply, click here.

Gamm Theatre seeks a Director of Education

Title: Director of Education
Location: Gamm Theatre
Hours and salary: Full time, $48,000-$58,000.
Start date: July 1
Summary: The Gamm Theatre’s Director of Education is responsible for vision, oversight, and implementation of the theater’s extensive educational programming. To apply and read more.

Artist Communities Alliance seeks a part time Program Administrator

Title: Programs Administrator (fully remote)
Location: Artist Communities Alliance,
Deadline: On going
Salary and hours: $18-$20 per hour; 15 hours
Summary: In this new support position, the Programs Administrator will provide critical support to the Alliance team. Read more.

Opportunity is open to RI Artists

The Oxford Free Public Library, Oxford, Mass., has put out a call for large-scale works to exhibit at the library. The stipend is $800 per sculpture.  Depending on size and nature, up to six sculptures will be selected. Read more.

DESIGNxRI seeks a part time marketing, communication professional

Title: Part time Marketing and Communications Associate
Deadline: April 8
Hourly salary: $25-30 per hour; 15-20 hours per week.

Summary: The Marketing and Communications Associate uses communication and marketing tools to engage a broad and interesting community of members, partners, audience, and supporters for DESIGNxRI. This position is responsible for developing and implementing marketing and communication content across multiple platforms, including social media, digital advertising and email marketing. To apply and learn more, click here.

Providence Singers seeks a Music Director for new after-school choral program

Title: Part time Music Director
Location: Pawtucket
Hours and salary: Part time, $15,000
Deadline: June 30

Summary: Providence Singers is seeking a Choral Music Director to lead the In Harmony vocal ensemble. This part-time, year-round contract position will provide artistic and educational leadership for the group and build the program from the ground up. To apply and read more, click here

Call for curators and programming for I-195 district

I-195 Redevelopment District is seeking proposals from curators, event organizers, and those interested in community programming for Providence Innovation District Park’s 2022 events season (April-December).

To learn more about this opportunity and to download an application, click here.

Rhode Island Museum of Science and Art seeks freelance education positions

Title: Freelance Education Positions (multiple).
Location: Rhode Island Museum of Science and Art, Providence.
Hours: Between 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. are particularly in demand.
Salary: For training, $20 per hour for sitting in and observing programs as Seconds while they are in training. As fully trained Primaries, educators are paid $40 per hour.

Summary: The Rhode Island Museum of Science and Art (RIMOSA) is recruiting passionate, committed individuals as Freelance Educators to merge art with the traditional STEM disciplines – and vice versa – as well as conducting lessons in the more inquiry-based, hands-on, open-ended manner which studies indicate are more conducive to learning, and to learning enjoyment. For more information and to apply, click here.

Island Moving Company seeks an Associate Artistic Director and a Director of Development

Title: Associate Artistic Director
Location: Island Moving Co., Newport
Position Status: Exempt, Annual, Full-time
Salary range: $42,500-$50,000
Effective Date: July, 2022

Summary: The Associate Artistic Director (AAD) reports directly to the Artistic Director (AD) who leads the organization’s artistic and educational programs. The AAD works closely with the AD on all programming, scheduling, rehearsing and training of the dancers, and ensures alignment with IMC’s artistic mission. To apply and learn more, click here.

Title: Director of Development
Location: Island Moving Co., Newport
Position Status: Exempt, Annual, Full-time
Salary range: $57,500-$70,000
Effective Date: May/June 2022

Summary: The Director of Development provides strategic direction and leadership for all IMC fundraising, ensuring a coordinated and donor-centered approach. The Director is responsible for designing and implementing a comprehensive development program, creating, and maintaining ties with donors, friends, parents, and alumni of its school. To apply and learn more, click here.

Museum of Work & Culture seeks a part time Visitor Services Associate

Title: Visitor Services Associate
Hours and salary: Part-time $14 per hour
Summary: The Museum of Work and Culture is seeking a part-time team member to fulfill the role of Visitor Services Associate on Fridays from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and on Saturdays from 9:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Additional hours will be offered to cover for other team members’ vacation and sick time. to apply and learn more, click here

Newport Strings Project seeks a full time Manager

Title: Manager
Location: Newport Strings Project, Newport
Salary: $50,000 plus retirement contribution
Start date: Spring/summer 2022
Summary: The successful applicant will be an administrator who can draw on past professional experiences to thrive at the center of our busy web of community-based activity. To apply and read more, click here.

California Arts Council seeks a full time Staff Services Manager

Title: Full time Staff Services Manager II
Location: California Arts Council, Sacramento, Calif.
Salary: $7,781-$8,8380 per month
Summary: Under the general direction of the Staff Services Manager III, the Staff Services Manager II (Programs Manager) is responsible for managing the California Art Council’s portfolio of arts funding opportunities. To learn more and apply, click here.

Videographer Visual Content Producer needed at Bridgewater State University

Title: Staff Associate, Videographer / Visual Content Producer
Organization: Bridgewater State University
Location: Bridgewater, Mass.
Salary: $55,000 – $60,000

Summary: The Videographer/Visual Content Producer serves as the lead videographer and photographer for the division of Marketing & Communication. Under the direction of the Assistant Vice President, this position will be responsible for producing a variety of videos and photographs for the university’s website, social media channels, publications, marketing campaigns and external communications.To apply and learn more, click here.

Newport Art Museum seeks a full-time Special Events and Facility Rentals Manager

Title: Special Events and Facility Rentals Manager
Location: Newport Art Museum
Hours: Full-time with benefits
Salary: $47,000 – $50,000 (Annual Salary)

Summary: The Special Events & Facility Rentals Manager is responsible for promoting, responding to inquiries, contracting, managing, and reporting on facility rentals that range from small photo shoots to large weddings. To apply and learn more, click here.

Ensemble Altera has a job search for a part time Development and Communication Consultant

Title: Development and Communication Consultant
Location: Ensemble Altera
Hours and salary: 10-15 hours per week; $28 per hour
Start date: Immediately
Summary: Altera seeks an experienced fundraising professional to serve as counsel to the organization for fundraising, communication, and executive functions. Day to day functions will include managing all aspects of fundraising operations, as well as directing marketing efforts for upcoming initiatives. To apply and learn more, click here.

Artist Communities Alliance seeks an Interim Finance and Operations Director

Title: Interim Finance and Operations Director
Location: Fully remote for the Artist Communities Alliance
Hours: Full time
Salary: $50,000-$55,000
Summary: The Interim Finance and Operations Director ensures the smooth and efficient running of the organization by providing
all financial matters, including budget development, planning, and reporting; managing the accounts, payroll and financial reporting of organizational activities, grant funded activities and regranting programs. To apply and read more, click here.

The Collaborative seeks  a part-time Program Coordinator

Title: Part-Time Program Coordinator
Location: Warren
Hours and Salary: 15 hours per week; $17-$20 per hour
Summary: The Program Coordinator will work with The Collaborative’s Executive Director to plan and organize existing programs and activities, as well as carry out important operational duties. This is a one-year contract position with possibility of renewal. To apply and learn more, click here