Arts Jobs in RI

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Job Listing

Providence Art Club Seeks Gallery Assistant

Title: Gallery Assistant
Location: Providence Art Club
Hours: 11 a.m.- 4p.m. Sunday and Tuesday-Friday
Salary:$15 per hour
Summary: The Gallery Assistant works closely with the Club’s Gallery Manager on all aspects of gallery administration in a fast-paced environment, aid in the installation of art exhibitions, greet gallery guests, and complete general office tasks. Must be friendly, outgoing, detail oriented, and be able to work productively as a member of a tight-knit gallery team. To apply and learn more, click here.

RISD Museum has 3 job openings

Title: Academic and K-12 Programs Coordinator, RISD Museum
Deadline: No deadline
Salary: $23-$25/hour
Hours: Part-time (22 hours per week; Monday-Friday); 12 months. Primarily weekdays, with some evenings and weekends as required. Specific schedule to be discussed with candidates during the interview process. To apply and read more, click here.

Title: Public Programs Coordinator, RISD Museum
Deadline: No deadline
Salary: $23-$25/hour
Hours: Part-time (29 hours per week; Saturdays and Sundays; evenings and nights as scheduled); 12 months
To apply and learn more, click here.

Title: Museum Preparator, RISD Museum (on-call)
Deadline: No deadline
Salary: $23/hour
Hours: On-Call, this position works on an as-needed basis. Work hours are not confined to weekdays and may also include evenings and weekends.
To apply and learn more, click here.

¡CityArts! is searching for an Executive Director
Newly updated

Title: Executive Director
Location: ¡CityArts! for Youth, Providence
Salary: $50,000 – $55,000, plus benefits
Summary: The Executive Director of Providence ¡CityArts! for Youth is responsible for administration, fundraising and oversight programs to support the 300+ young artists at the ¡CityArts! Broad Street Studios and other locations. To apply and learn more, click here.

Warwick Center for the Arts seeks an part time Administrative Assistant

Title: Part time Administration Assistant
Location: Warwick Center for the Arts
Salary: $14 to $15 per hour
Hours: 10-12 hours per week

The WCFA is seeking a part time Administrative Assistant to provide support for the day-to-day management of the office. This position interacts with staff, volunteers and community members for all of WCFA’s programs. To apply and learn more, click here.

DESIGNxRI (DxRI) requests proposals to develop a series of short videos, photographs

Title: RFP for Marketing Assets for Design Catalyst
Deadline for proposals: July 31
Time Period: Project is scheduled for Aug. 6-Sept. 30.
Budget: $20,000-$27,000
Summary: DESIGNxRI (DxRI) is requesting proposals to develop a series of short videos and photographs that creatively and memorably highlight and promote the recent Design Catalyst alumni businesses. To apply and learn more about the RFP, click  here.

Providence Performing Arts Center has 2 part-time openings in education

Title: Part-Time Teaching Artist
Location: Providence Performing Arts Center, Providence
Salary: Based on assignment, $15-$60 per hour.

Summary: The Providence Performing Arts Center is seeking innovative and creative part-time teaching artists with an interest and training in Musical Theater to work on our Disney Musicals in Schools Program. To learn more and apply, click here.

Title: Part-Time Adjudicator
Location: Providence Performing Arts Center, Providence
Salary: Honorarium based on production assignment ranges from $50-$75.

Summary: The Education Department of Providence Performing Arts Center is seeking dynamic individuals with a background in musical theatre/theatre/dance/choreography/directing/theatre education/ music education and technical theatre to serve as part time adjudicators for our Ocean State Star Awards program. To learn more and apply, click here.

New Urban Arts is searching for a full time Studio Director

Title: Studio Director
Deadline: Rolling (Position open until filled)
Hours and salary: Full time, $48,000-$52,000
Summary: New Urban Arts seeks an experienced arts educator and/or administrator to lead the programs at our storefront art studio, most notably our core program, Youth Mentorship in the Arts. To apply and learn more, click here.

Trinity Rep is searching for a marketing and communication director

Title: Director of Marketing & Communication.
Location: Trinity Rep, Providence.
Hours: Full-time.
Salary: $75,000-$90,000/per year depending on qualifications; competitive benefits package.
Start Date: July/August 2022.
Summary: Trinity Rep seeks a creative, analytical, innovative marketer for the role of Director of Marketing & Communications. This position supervises and leads all aspects of marketing and communication efforts for Trinity Rep, focusing on elevating Trinity Rep’s brand and expanding public awareness of mission, values, and programs; growing new audiences while deepening relationships with current audiences; and achieving and surpassing earned revenue and participation goals. To apply and learn more, click here.

Providence Public Schools seek elementary school teachers for summer arts learning programs 

Location: Providence Schools, TBD.
Hours: Monday to Friday from 8:15 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Salary: $40 hourly.
Summary: The teacher provides engaging and meaningful music and art instruction to students as part of a STEAM focused enrichment block. Read more.

FirstWorks seeks a full time Communication Director

Title: Communication Director.
Location: FirstWorks, Providence.
Hours: Full time preferred (three-quarter time and flexible work arrangements considered).
Salary: $50,000.
Summary: The Communication Director works with the FirstWorks team, including Marketing Manager, and has overall responsibility for FirstWorks marketing strategy, messaging and execution. Reporting to the Executive Artistic Director, they will develop, oversee, and guide all communications, website, and public relations messages and collateral to consistently articulate FirstWorks mission and brand. To apply and read 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.

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.

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 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.