Job Bank

This job bank is a free resource provided by the N.C. Arts Council to share arts-related job openings for your convenience in North Carolina and around the country. This list is not an endorsement and we recommend that you contact the hiring institution before starting the application process. Americans for the Arts Job Bank is the most comprehensive with links to numerous other state, national, and international arts job banks and listings.: 

Recent North Carolina Postings

Development Director: The ArtsCenter is seeking a dynamic individual for the position of Development Director. The Development Director is responsible for creating and implementing a comprehensive development plan to sustain and increase contributions to The ArtsCenter. This includes developing a strategic approach that supports a plan for grant research and solicitation, identification of key prospects, ongoing cultivation of donors and development of new sources of income. While The ArtsCenter is actively engaged in a Capital Campaign, this position will be responsible for managing the Annual Fund and will not be expected to raise capital funds. This is a full-time year-round, salaried position with benefits. This position reports to the Executive Director and works closely with the Board of Directors in strategic donor development and philanthropy training. Salary range is $50,000-$55,000, per year, depending upon experience.
Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the January 30, 2021. Details. 

Senior Vice President of Institutional Advancement: The Arts Council of Winston-Salem & Forsyth County is seeking a highly experienced professional to serve as its Senior Vice President of Institutional Advancement. Reporting to the President & CEO under limited supervision, the Senior Vice President of Institutional Advancement serves as a leadership team member and an active participant in making strategic decisions affecting the Arts Council. In partnership with the President & CEO, this position is responsible for all fundraising and development activities (including but not limited to individual gifts, sponsorships, corporate support/workplace campaigns, foundation giving, planned gifts, in-kind gifts and capital/endowment programs), with annual revenues in excess of $2 million.
Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the January 31, 2021. Details. 

Guest Curator: SECCA is seeking a Guest Curator for an upcoming project. We are looking for new voices, and new perspectives. Duration: This will be a part-time position with flexible hours, based on the development and implementation of the exhibition. SECCA anticipates an average of 10 hours of work per week during the development of the exhibition, and 30 hours per week for 2-3 weeks of the installation and opening of the exhibition. Additional hours for programming development and implementation may evolve for this project and will result in additional compensation.
Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the February 12, 2021. Details. 

Executive Director: The Transylvania Community Arts Council (TC Arts) located in beautiful Brevard, NC seeks knowledgeable and articulate individuals with a passion for the arts to apply for the position of Executive Director of the Arts Council. This is an opportunity to lead a multi-faceted, vibrant, arts organization and take it to the next level. The candidate of choice will report to and work in collaboration with the Board of Directors (BOD), embracing a philosophy of continuous improvement.
Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Details.

Studio Manager: The John C. Campbell Folk School is now hiring a Studio Manager. The Studio Manager will manage a team that is responsible for the operations of the Folk School's 17 studios. The position will be responsible for executing or arranging equipment maintenance, studio safety, coordinating studio use with key staff, and managing day to day studio operations to maximize the student and instructor experience. This is a full-time, benefits eligible, salaried exempt position.
Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Details. 

Studio Coordinator in Wood: The John C. Campbell Folk School is now hiring a Studio Coordinator in Wood. The Studio Coordinator in Wood is responsible for working with existing Resident Artists to coordinate the Folk School's woodturning, woodcarving, and woodworking programs including program development, community engagement, studio maintenance, instructor and student relations, and working across departments to promote and strengthen the programs. This is a 40-hour per week, non-exempt, benefits-eligible position.
Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Details. 

Special Programs Manager: The John C. Campbell Folk School is now hiring a Special Programs Manager. The Special Programs Manager will work collaboratively to develop and implement new community engagement programs, including a learning facility in Murphy, the Mobile Outreach program, and community workshops. They will oversee a team that will develop programs and help build community partnerships. This position reports to the Programs Director and is a full-time, salaried exempt, benefits-eligible position.
Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Details. 

Community Programs Manager: The John C. Campbell Folk School is now hiring a Community Programs Manager. The Community Programs Manager will work collaboratively with key staff to develop and manage a learning facility in Murphy and a Mobile Outreach program to provide traditional Appalachian craft and culture education to local audiences. This position reports to the Special Programs Manager and is a full time, non-exempt, benefits eligible position.
Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Details. 

Executive Team Administrative Manager: South Arts is seeking an Executive Team Administrative Manager. This forward-facing team member will demonstrate professional maturity while providing exemplary executive support services and project management to a four-person executive leadership team. This position will play a critical role in the coordination of cross-departmental reporting, data gathering and research in support of South Arts programmatic and funding initiatives. They serve as the non-management staff liaison to the Board of Directors and will exceed in providing exceptional support services for all board related meetings and activities
Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Details. 

Grants Manager: The Blue Ridge National Heritage Area (BRNHA) is seeking applications for a Grants Manager. This position will oversee the implementation of the organization’s grants program, manage data collection and annual reporting, and assist staff in evaluating program delivery. This is a part-time position working an average of 20 hours a week, based in Asheville, North Carolina. Some travel is required throughout the 25-county Western North Carolina region and some evening and weekend activities may be necessary overtime, all in compliance with Covid-19 guidelines. To be considered for this position,please submit resume, cover letter, three references and three writing samples to Cindy Blankenship at cindy@blueridgeheritage.com.
Deadline: Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Details.
 
Executive Director: The NC Glass Center is seeking an Executive Director to lead the overall day to day operations of the NCGC. The Executive Director’s duties include managing the NCGC’s programs, facility, fundraising, financials and staff through her/his/their direct reports; taking a lead role in development efforts, providing the primary liaison between staff and the board (and its committees) and providing reports to the Board on the management of the organization.
Deadline: Applications will be accepted until position is filled, with priority given to applications received before November 15, 2020. Details.
 
Creative Director: McColl Center for Art + Innovation is seeking a talented, experienced, and visionary Creative Director to lead its residency program and implement a new strategic direction building upon the organization’s 21-year history. The Creative Director will enjoy working collaboratively with artists, colleagues, and community partners and find inspiration in an environment filled with dynamic changes. Reporting to the President + CEO, the Creative Director is responsible for shaping the artistic and programmatic vision for McColl Center by identifying strategies to deliver its mission while creating inspiring opportunities for artists to develop and advance their practices.
Deadline: Application will be accepted until the position is filled. Details.
 
Director of Woodworking: The Sawtooth School for Visual Arts is seeking a Director of Woodworking who will develop and manage a diversified, innovative and high-quality arts educational program in wood. This program includes classes for adults, middle and high school students along with workshops and Taste of Art classes. The Director of Woodworking is a part-time regular employee who works no more than 30 hours per week. The schedule is flexible in consultation with the Executive Director.
Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Details.

Statewide Resources

ARTS North Carolina
Publicizes job and internship opportunities through its membership listserv.

Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
Jobs openings are listed for all agencies within the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, including the N.C. Arts Council.


National Resources

Americans for the Arts Job Bank
A service for both job seekers and arts employers. Job seekers can post their resumes and use the searchable database of nonprofit and for-profit arts management positions at organizations across the United States. For a moderate fee, employers can post a job opening and use the searchable database of online resumes to find qualified professional candidates.

New York Foundation on the Arts Jobs in the Arts
Job seekers can access listings for free and arts organizations are charged a moderate fee to post a job opening or artist opportunity.