Job Openings

Job Posting – January 4, 2022 – Washington, DC


The Director of AEP6 Community Engagement & Equity will support the day-to-day management of the AEP6 study—ensuring local partners are completing their work in a proper and timely manner per the study protocols.

Americans for the Arts is a national organization based in Washington, D.C. that builds recognition and support for the extraordinary and dynamic value of the arts in America. It serves and advances the network of organizations and individuals who cultivate, promote, sustain, and support the arts. The vision of Americans for the Arts is that the arts are recognized as integral to the lives of all people and essential to healthy, vibrant, and equitable communities across the nation.


Arts & Economic Prosperity 6 (AEP6) is our sixth economic impact study of the nonprofit arts and culture industry in the U.S. The study is conducted approximately every five years by the organization’s Research Department. Its purpose is to gauge the economic impact (jobs, government revenue, household income) of spending by nonprofit arts and culture organizations and the event-related spending by their audiences. The studies are conducted locally in approximately 300 communities ranging from rural towns to suburban neighborhoods to large cities across all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Previous AEP studies were published in 1994, 2002, 2007, 2012, and 2017.

More information is available in the detailed job posting.

Job Posting – Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL

Position: Chief Curator

Deadline: Until Filled

The Chief Curator aligns the activities of the registration, conservation, and exhibitions of the Museum with respect to collection care and preservation, loan activity, procurement, set up and maintenance of temporary exhibitions, community engagement, and interaction with the permanent collection. Working with the Curator of Exhibitions and Collections, the Chief Curator guides, supervises, and mentors staff and manages the budgets of the department. The individual assumes responsibility for all areas of collections and exhibitions stewardship, including the documentation, storage, handling, packing/unpacking, transportation, and insurance of all works entering and leaving the Museum, and for ensuring proper care of items within the Museum. The Chief Curator has primary responsibility for overseeing the research, content development, and interpretation of the permanent collection, changing exhibits, projects related to exhibitions, printed exhibition materials, signage, and special projects. 

Job Posting – DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (CAH) (Washington, D.C.)

Position: Public Affairs Coordinator

Deadline: Until Filled

The Public Affairs Coordinator is responsible for planning, initiating and implementing comprehensive public affairs campaigns to enhance the understanding of the Commission’s programs.

Full position description and application instructions are available here:

Job Posting – Healing Arts Project Inc – HAPI,

Position: Art Instructors

Paid contracted position – renewed yearly.

We are looking for teachers with residences in some rural cities like Murfreesboro, McMinnville, Tullahoma, Columbia, etc. Also, teachers interested in teaching virtually and those in the Nashville area.

Our classes run September – December break and then run February – June.

We teach in the Knoxville and Memphis areas from May through August and January through March.

The rate is $75.00 per hour, and each class is 1.5 hours.

For more information, email: Lynece Benton-Stewart, Executive Director,

Job Posting – East Tennessee State University (Johnson City, TN)

Position: Ceramics Technician & Artist in Residence

DEADLINE: Until Filled

East Tennessee State University is seeking a Ceramic Technician & Artist in Residence for the upcoming academic year. This is a paid 12 month, part-time (20 hr/week) position in which the resident will serve as the technician for the ceramics studio. Duties will include tasks like maintaining proper levels of shop materials, reclaiming clay, loading and firing kilns, etc. For the full job description and outline of the requirements of the position, please see the link included in this post. In addition to monetary compensation, this position will also offer the selected candidate access to the ceramics facility and a private studio space in a communal area to produce their own work. The ceramics studio is equipped with gas, electric, wood, soda, and raku kilns.

ETSU is located in beautiful Johnson City, TN. The campus is one hour from Asheville, NC, one hour from Penland School of Crafts, and two hours from Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts. Please share with anyone who may be interested in applying.

Job Description:

Information on the ceramics area at ETSU:


Job Posting – Playhouse on the Square (Memphis, TN)

Position: Education Engagement Coordinator

DEADLINE: Until Filled

Professional resident theatre seeks self-motivated, hard-working individual to create and implement education outreach programs, activities, and partnerships with school systems, community centers, and regional organizations. Duties include: developing curriculum, networking, building community contacts and partnerships, marketing, organizing events, teacher orientations and careers days, maintaining database, and arts teaching. $550/wk. Education/Arts Degree or equivalent experience required.

Send resume and references to:
Jason Gerhard,,
66 S. Cooper
Memphis, TN 38104