Job Openings


Position: Program Manager

Job Summary:
Daybreak Arts seeks a full-time Program Manager who will be responsible for managing the artwork and merchandise inventory database, processing art supply requests and orders, coordinating and managing artistic workshops and exhibitions, assisting in developing artistic curriculum and programming, and tracking artists’ progress. The Program Manager will report to the Executive Director and will supervise the Artist Manager position. The Program Manager will play a key role in shaping the artistic direction of the organization and ensuring the delivery of high-quality, impactful programming.

Our Team:
We are currently a small, passionate team consisting of 3 full-time staff members—Executive Director, Program Manager (NOW HIRING), and Artist Manager—that value collaboration, creative solutions, and the impact of equitable art access across communities. We are assisted by volunteers, interns, and our Board of Directors of 14+ people. We are hopeful that the Program Manager will bring diverse life experiences and innovative ideas to help us form a well-rounded team.

Is this role right for you?
The ideal candidate for Daybreak Arts’ Program Manager position is someone with diverse life experiences who is interested in building their communication, leadership, and project management skills while gaining experience with a growing arts nonprofit social enterprise. The ideal candidate is someone who embraces challenges with creative problem-solving, likes executing projects from start to finish, and thrives in flexibility and autonomy with work.

For more information, contact
(615) 669-2236

How To Apply:
Does this seem like a role and workplace where you would thrive? Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to our Executive Director, Nicole Minyard at
Position will start immediately.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

About Daybreak Arts
Daybreak Arts is a social enterprise nonprofit that creates artistic and economic opportunities for people experiencing homelessness and housing insecurity by providing them access to the creative resources needed to achieve personal fulfillment and success. Our Artist Collective Program equips participating artists with the artistic resources, training, and marketplace to gain financial independence and overcome barriers to employment by leveraging their creative talent to earn meaningful and creative income.

Posted April 19, 2024

Rutherford Arts Alliance Board

Position: Executive Director

The Rutherford Arts Alliance Board seeks a dynamic and experienced leader to serve as Executive Director to advance the mission and agenda of the organization. The position is part-time, with fluctuating hours as determined by the event schedule, averaging 20 hours per week.

Responsibilities: The Executive Director serves as the chief operating officer of the Arts Alliance, working closely with and reporting to the Chair and the RAA Board. The Executive Director administers all programs, operations, and policies in addition to supervising one part-time employee.

Qualifications: For more information, please visit our website at
Compensation: $45,000
Starting Date: Immediately (date negotiable)

To apply: Qualified candidates should e-mail a current resume, listing three references, together with a cover letter indicating interest in the position to Dr. Lucy Langworthy, at

Deadline for applications is March 15, 2024.

Posted February 20, 2024

International Storytelling Center

Position: President

International Storytelling Center (ISC), the premiere national organization supporting the art of storytelling, storytellers, and storytelling enthusiasts, is seeking a new President to serve as a decisive and collaborative visionary capable of strong operational management and impactful audience and fund development. The right leader for ISC will come to this opportunity with a love and appreciation for the art of storytelling synchronized with the ability to move the organization to the next level operationally, with greater alignment of strategy and execution. Located in Jonesborough, TN, the storytelling capital of the world and the oldest city in Tennessee, the next leader will ensure that the organization is well supported from top to bottom with financial resources and will expand greater public awareness of programming in the community and far beyond. Possessing a global perspective on the importance of storytelling as a means of connecting people to new ideas and cultural perspectives, ISC’s President will also fully embrace and engage in the civic and cultural life of the region, taking great care to form strong bonds within the community. With an eye to the future combined with a respect for the foundations of the institution, ISC’s President will work from a place of joy and discovery to introduce new audiences to the magic and inspiration of storytelling.

For more information and to apply, please visit

Posted November 20, 2023



Built in 1941, noted Houston architect John Fanz Staub designed the Eugenia Williams House overlooking the
Tennessee River. The Aslan Foundation purchased the home to preserve this regional and national treasure and
make it available to the public.

In March of 2025, the twenty-four acres overlooking the beautiful Tennessee River and the Great Smoky
Mountains will be open to the public through a series of trails on the grounds and cultural programming in the
main building. Guests will engage in cultural programming produced by Knoxville’s cultural institutions,
including tours, lectures, small exhibitions, and intimate performances. Eugenia Williams House Cultural
Partners include the Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville Symphony Orchestra, Knoxville Opera, Big Ears
Festival, Knoxville Garden Club, Beck Cultural Exchange Center, Knox Heritage, East Tennessee Historical
Society, and Knoxville History Project. The property will also be available for private celebrations. The Eugenia
Williams House will be operated and funded by the Aslan Foundation.


The Aslan Foundation works to strengthen the Knoxville community through grantmaking, Foundation projects,
and public-private partnerships. Its funding priorities include arts and culture, historic preservation, animal
welfare, land conservation, outdoor recreation, and advancing livability in Knoxville. The Eugenia Williams
House is one of the Aslan Foundation’s charitable projects to further the Foundation’s mission of preserving
beauty, advancing livability, and supporting cultural assets in Knoxville, Tennessee.


The Eugenia Williams House Director manages all aspects of the Eugenia Williams House in close partnership
with the Aslan Foundation Executive Director. The Director is responsible for facilitating mission-driven use of
the buildings and grounds while preserving the property’s natural and built environments. The Director
supervises the Eugenia Williams House Associate. The Eugenia Williams House team is supported by the
Foundation’s administrative and property staff, including a dedicated Eugenia Williams House Property
Manager and Assistant. The Eugenia Williams House Director is exempt, with full benefits and a Tuesday
through Saturday workweek.


• Strategically plan and deliver the Eugenia Williams House program in line with the Eugenia Williams
House Business Plan and the mission and goals of the Aslan Foundation. Service to the public must be
balanced with a focus on long-term sustainability and strategic decision-making.

• Serve a diverse public through:
◦ Providing access to the beautiful grounds and extraordinarily desired buildings.
◦ Facilitating high-quality, accessible Cultural Partner programming through clear communication
and positive relationship building.
◦ Sharing the historical significance of the property, including programming, on-site interpretation,
and maintaining a small archive.
◦ Providing a place for life’s celebrations through private rentals. This activity is intended to
supplement the Foundation’s support of the Eugenia Williams House.
◦ Balancing public use with a preservation-first mindset.
• Establish ambitious short and long-term performance measurement goals and tracking procedures to
measure the Eugenia Williams House impact on visitors and Cultural Partners.
• Act as an ambassador with the Eugenia Williams House’s neighbors and the Greater Knoxville region.
• Create an annual communications plan and work with contractors as needed to meet performance
measurement goals.
• Work with the Aslan Foundation’s property team to serve the public while preserving the property’s
natural and built environments. The buildings and grounds must be maintained at a high-quality level.
• Develop, manage, and be accountable for program budgets, actively monitoring expenditures and
reviewing variances where they arise.
• Develop, for day-to-day administration, specific documents, policies, and procedures.
• Effectively manage the Eugenia Williams House Associate and closely partner with the Foundation


• A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and a minimum of three years in a leadership position related to
cultural programming, museums, or events. Nonprofit experience preferred, especially in the arts and
historic preservation.
• Experience managing a physical site with a risk management mindset.
• Exceptional interpersonal, communication, and planning skills with a passion for service.
• A minimum of three years of supervisory experience with a collaborative team approach.
• At least three years of experience with budget management, marketing, and operations.
• Interest and experience in making programming accessible and inclusive.
• Schedule flexibility for evening and weekend events focusing on program goals and work-life balance.
• The ability to hike one to two miles at a time, traverse steep slopes, and lift up to 30 lbs.


Posted October 3, 2023

Hunter Museum Grant Coordinator

This position is responsible for researching, writing, and submitting grants for programs, exhibits, and operational and capital funding needs. This position also handles project management for larger grant projects. Working under the direction of the Director of Marketing and Communications and in collaboration with various departments, this position aims to achieve annual goals through grant writing and grant management. A deep understanding of museum priorities and potential funding partners is essential.

Posted September 7, 2023

Arts Education Director

Rhode Island State Council on the Arts,
One Capitol Hill, 3rd Floor, Providence, RI 02908

Deadline to apply is September 19, 2023.

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Posted September 11, 2023

New Hampshire Arts Council is Hiring

Grants Program Coordinator

The State of New Hampshire, Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, Division of the Arts, has a full-time vacancy for a Grants Program Coordinator.


Provides leadership for the Division of the Arts in the areas of artist, organizational and community services, particularly relating to the integration of the arts in healthcare, behavioral health and addictions, and veterans’ services. Administers grants and is proactive in researching and applying for grants for program specific areas and oversight of all grants within the bureau related to such programming.

For more information and to apply, visit

Posted September 15, 2023