Employment Opportunities

​Education & Programs Manager:

The ACA seeks an energetic and highly-motivated Education & Programs Manager who will be responsible for day-to-day operations of the department, executing classes, workshops, camps, and other activities for children, teenagers, and adults as well supervision of instructors and education support staff and management of the programming budget.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Develops, implements, and evaluates on-site arts programming, including year-round workshops, classes, and activities for adults, teenagers, and children

  • Develops, implements, and evaluates licensed off-site school vacation and summer camp intensive programs

  • Hires, trains, and manages instructors and camp staff

  • Develops, plans, and implements ongoing gallery exhibits with jurors, curators, and artists

  • Works closely with Office Administrator to ensure efficient enrollment processes;

  • Works closely with Operations Manager on all program-related logistics;

  • Works with Communications Director to promote programs, build audiences, and enhance institutional awareness;

  • Works closely with Executive Director on setting program goals as well as short and long-term planning

  • Develops and maintains relationships, facilitates partnerships, and collaborates on projects with town agencies, community-based organizations, schools, artists, volunteers, and constituents

  • Manages departmental budget.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree or higher

  • At least 3 years of related work experience

  • A passion for community arts

  • Knowledge of trends in the arts and education

  • Experience creating arts education programs for all ages

  • Experience organizing exhibits

  • Strong organizational, time-management, and problem-solving abilities

  • A track record in hiring and managing staff

  • Outstanding communication skills

  • Excellent computer skills

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

  • Willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends

  • Valid driver’s license and ability to travel to off-site activities

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds.

How To Apply:
Please send an email, attaching your cover letter and resume to tom@acarts.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.This is a full-time position. The ACA offers a competitive benefits package. ACA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. CORI/SORI check required. No phone calls, please.


Apply by: January 15, 2020


Art Camp Counselors:


ACA is seeking mature, reliable and energetic counselors, who enjoy working with kids, for our February & April Arts Camps!

The programs are as follows:


- February Arts Camp (Feb 17 - 21, 2020)

- April Arts Camp (April 20 - 24, 2020)

Interested in working? Apply now.


Information regarding employment opportunities for our Summer Arts Camps is forthcoming -- stay tuned!


Art Teachers:


We welcome course proposals year round. If you would like to teach at ACA, please send a resume and cover letter, including a description of what you'd like to teach, to Director of Education, Sarah Buyer, at sarah@acarts.org 


All class proposals will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and we will contact you for further information if we feel your proposal might be a good fit for an upcoming term.

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