Arts Jobs in RI

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Island Moving Company has 2 job searches

Department: Production/Operations
Title: Company & Production Manager
Position Status: Part time (20-25 hrs. per week)
Salary: $28,500
Effective Date: August/September 2021
Read more and how to apply

Department: Admin/Operations
Title: Business & Operations Manager
Position Status: Exempt, Annual-Part time (20- 25 hrs. per week)
Salary: $28,500-30K
Effective Date: August/September 2021
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AS220 seeks a Development Director

Title: Director of Development
Hours: Full time
Salary: All staff in AS220’s non-profit operations are paid an equal pay rate of $19 per hour plus benefits.
Deadline: July 4


AS220’s Director of Development is responsible for planning and implementing fundraising initiatives that respond to organizational needs and priorities, with a special focus on championing the co-creation of anti-racist and community-centric fundraising practices. The Director of Development works with the Co-Executive Directors, Leadership Team, Development Team, Communications Director and program leaders to secure the operating and program revenue and reserves necessary for the long term stability and strategic maintenance of AS220’s programmatic, cultural and capital assets, and to help support AS220’s many communities. To apply, email your resume and cover letter (two pages maximum) to with the subject line “Director of Development position”.  Read more about the job

Rhode Island Black Storytellers has an opening for an Administrative Assistant

Title: Administrative Assistant
Salary: Consultant, $20 Hourly
Start Date: ASAP
Hours: Flexible, with 10 hours minimum to start

Summary: Rhode Island Black Storytellers (RIBS) is seeking an Administrative Assistant (EA) who is deeply committed to the RIBS mission and vision, and who works well in a fast-paced environment. This part-time consulting position will start with a minimum of 10-15 hours weekly. The EA provides high-level administrative support to the Executive Director (ED) and also works directly with the Business Manager. To apply email your resume to: 

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Arizona Commission on the Arts has a job search for an Executive Director

Title: Executive Director (Director, Grade E2)
Agency: Arizona Commission on the Arts, an agency of the State of Arizona
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Salary: $90,000 includes the State of Arizona’s comprehensive benefits package
Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week
Deadline: Thursday, July 22, 2021

The Executive Director is a visionary, creative, collaborative, ethical and adaptive leader of the Arizona Commission on the Arts, an agency whose mission is to imagine an Arizona where everyone can participate in and experience the arts. Read more and to apply

Trinity Rep announces job opportunities

Rhode Island’s Tony Award-winning theater, Trinity Rep has announced a number of job searches specifically for summer work and some full time options.  When you visit the jobs page, all linked positions are accepting applications. The positions without active links will be opening soon.

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Teatro ECAS has openings for a part time bilingual bookkeeper and teaching artists

Title: Bilingual, Spanish/English part time bookkeeper
Salary: $25
Deadline: June 15
To apply: send resume and cover letter to General Manager, Yvonne Beauregard: Read more about the job.

In-school teaching artists  

Title: Bilingual Spanish/English performing arts teaching artists–dancers, actors, directors, choreographers and musicians for Providence and Pawtucket public schools
Hours: Generally weekdays, 2-5 p.m. or 3-6 p.m. and Saturday mornings with some additional hours as needed throughout the week. Salary: Very competitive and commensurate with experience.
Salary: $30-$35
Deadline: June 20
To apply: please send resume and cover letter to Associate Producer Gabriela Cantú Read more about this job search.

The CORE Organization has openings for teaching artists

Title: Special Guest Teaching Artists for 45-minute Presentations/Engagements
Salary: $75 per 45-minute Segment
Hours: TBD (morning/mid-morning); one to three dates available, July 28th, August 11th and August 25th
Deadline: Until filled

Work on an academic and arts integrated summer elementary school program in the Bristol-Warren area with a variety of ways for teaching artists to get paid for doing what they love to do and engage and inspire students in grades 1-5 in a group (50 students) assembly presentation with engagement. Puppetry, science art/bubble-making, magical art/theater, music/instruments are just some of the requests we’ve had, but all creative art forms are welcome.

Title: Teaching artists for summer middle school program, Bristol/Warren area
Salary: $25 per hour for 8 hours per week, Monday-Thursday
Dates: July 12-July 22; July 26-August 5 (Teaching Artist Choice).
Hours: 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. class (lunch break) 12:00 PM – 1 p.m. plus 4 paid planning hours per week

To apply and learn more, visit CORE’s Facebook page.

Providence Children’s Museum is actively recruiting for a full-time Experience Coordinator

Title: Full-time Experience Coordinator for Visitor Services Team.
Deadline: Until the position is filled.
Salary and hours: Position begins late June 2021. Starting schedule is Tuesday – Saturday (Sundays & Mondays off). $29,990 ($31,990 for bilingual fluent English/Spanish)

The Experience Coordinators make up a frontline team, primarily responsible for ensuring a high quality visitor experience at PCM. As a team, the Experience Coordinators ensure the smooth daily operation of the Museum, including COVID safety protocols, and coordinate, prepare for, and implement educational and fee-for-service programs. Read more and to apply, click here. 

The CORE Organization seeks summer teaching artists

Job Title: Teaching artists for summer 2021 Enrichment Program
Hourly Rate: $25, August 2-6 and 9-13 (Warren) and August 16-20 and 23-27 (Bristol).
Time Commitment: Part-time, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (tentative) – Up to 30 hours/week for up to 4 weeks

Summary: Specifically seeking Teaching Artists for Fine Arts/Visual Arts, Theater/Performing Arts, and STEAM classes. To apply and read more.

Three in-school art teachers needed, Providence and East Providence 

Job title: PK-12 Art teacher at Gilbert Stuart MS, Providence
Deadline: Posted until filled
Hours: Full-time permanent teaching position beginning at the start of the 2021/2022 school year.
Salary: Teacher Salary Scale

To apply and read more.

Job title: PK-12 Art at West Broadway MS, Providence
Deadline: Posted until Filled
Hours: Full-time permanent teaching position beginning at the start of the 2021/2022 school year.
Salary: Teacher Salary Scale

To apply and read more.

Job title: Art Teacher Elementary, East Providence
Deadline: Posted until Filled
Hours: Full-time permanent teaching position beginning at the start of the 2021/2022 school year.
Salary: Teacher Salary Scale

To apply and read more.

The studio of Ben & Aja Blanc seeks an art handler, studio fabricator

Job title: Art Handler & Studio Fabricator
Deadline: June 25, 2021
Hourly Pay Rate: starting $20 an hour, commensurate with experience
Hours: 37.5 per week

The studio of Ben & Aja Blanc, which designs and creates bespoke mirrors, lighting, furniture and objects using the finest materials, techniques, and processes for the world’s most sought after interior designers and collectors, is seeking a skilled and adaptive Art Handler & Studio Fabricator to join the team. Please visit to view the collection of objects. Read more about this job search.

Please send resume (with references) and letter of interest to:

Providence Student Union has a job search for a part time Individual Giving Assistant

Position/title: Part time Individual Giving Assistant
Salary and hours: $20 an hour for 20 hours per week. Discussion for continuation may be an option.
Deadline: May 30; start date June 14.

The position leads the Development Department’s focus on individual donor fundraising: prospect, cultivate, and steward long-term relationships built on donors’ philanthropic needs, interests, passions and values. This position leverages key relationships and contacts within the community, in collaboration with Providence Student Union staff, board of directors, and board committee members to achieve revenue goals and engage individual donors. Read more.

Interested applicants should submit a resume and a cover letter to Please include Individual Giving Assistant in the subject line.

Jamestown Arts Center seeks Kids Pottery Camp Instructor

Title: Part-time Kids Pottery Camp Instructor.
Salary and hours: Approximately 3.5 hours a day, July 6 – August 13. Hourly rate is $20.
Deadline:  June 11, 2021.

This is a temporary, part-time position for three to four weeks. Experience with wheel throwing and teaching children under 12 are required. Please email resume and cover letter to:

FirstWorks seeks Administrative Coordinator

Title: Full Time Administrative Coordinator
Salary: $35,000-$38,000
Anticipated hire date: June 1 or sooner

FirstWorks is seeking an Administrative Coordinator to support vital functions of the entire organization. The Administrative Coordinator assures smooth operations across office management, data, and programs. Qualified candidates will be skilled communicators, highly organized, capable of synthesizing complex information, be proficient in CRM/Databases and MS Office suite applications, and have an affinity for the arts. This is a full-time position. Occasional evenings and weekends based on the program schedule are required. Read more

Gallery Night Providence has an opening for a part time Executive Director

Title: Executive Director (Part Time)
Deadline: May 21
Salary: $300 per week (about 15 hours)

As Executive Director, they will coordinate with the board, guide other contractors, program initiatives, external communication, and the ongoing operation of the organization. This includes conducting regular evaluation to measure success of the organization’s programs. To apply, send application to: and put “Executive Director” in the subject line. Read more about this opportunity.

The Rhode Island Historical Society seeks an Exhibit and Program Coordinator for the Museum of Work & Culture

Title: Exhibit & Program Coordinator
Salary: 30-hour per week, non-exempt position, including Saturdays, nights and weekends, as needed. The salary for this position is $15.50 per hour and includes benefits.
Deadline: Review of applications will begin May 19, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. No Phone inquiries.

The Exhibit & Program Coordinator is responsible for the development, management and growth of the changing gallery and related programs as well as permanent museum exhibits at the Museum of Work & Culture. This position also assists the Education and Program Manager with the creation and execution of other Museum programming and works closely with and reports to the Museum of Work & Culture Director.
Learn more about the position and how to apply by clicking here.

Providence CityArts has a job search for a part-time Teaching Artists

Title: Teaching Artists
Salary: $25 per hour
Deadline: May 20

Providence ¡CityArts! For Youth seeks talented part-time Teaching Artists to lead workshops in our community-based arts after-school program for July 2021! ¡CityArts! prioritizes BIPOC applicants. Learn more about this job opportunity, Jobs | CityArts Site (

FirstWorks seeks Development Associate

TitleFull Time Development Associate
Salary: $35,000
Anticipated hire date: May 15 or sooner

FirstWorks is seeking a Development Associate to support all functions of the Development department and the organizations’ overall communication needs. Qualified candidates will be skilled communicators, excellent writers, able to manage concurrent projects, prioritize multiple deadlines, work autonomously and as part of a team. Read more about FirstWorks’ job search for a Development Associate.

Rhode Island Historical Society seeks Museum Collection Manager

Title: Full time Museum Collection Manager
Salary:  $40,000–$45,000
Application deadline: May 15

The Rhode Island Historical Society (RIHS) seeks an experienced, energetic, and organized full-time Museum Collection Manager to oversee the care, preservation, and documentation of the ca. 25,000 artifacts comprising the museum collection, largely stored at the John Brown House Museum, but also at the Robinson Research Center, the Museum of Work & Culture, and the Aldrich House (headquarters). These objects include paintings, furniture, textiles, ceramics, armaments, tools and equipment, sculptures, silver and metal objects, toys, and relics and curiosities. Read more about the position.