Edwardsville Art Center

Job Posting

Fine Arts Director – Part Time


We are looking for a Fine Arts Director for our local arts center who will work collectively with a Gallery Assistant, an Executive Board, and volunteers to supervise and unify the operations and mission of the art center; The Edwardsville Arts Center inspires the lives of youth and the creative spirit of adults through classes, exhibits and cultural events.

Tasks include yet not exclusive:

  • Maintaining financial stability of the art center through the education, exhibitions, and shop, Art Center memberships.
  • Maintain partnerships with key parties: District #7 schools, City of Edwardsville, SIUE, and YMCA
  • Fundraising initiatives: manage operations of Edwardsville Art Fair, Holiday show, Patron of the Arts, and events and Art Center memberships, as well as other Art Center events.
  • Community Out-Reach: oversee operations for public presence at local events, IE. Touch-A-Truck, The Criterium, Route 66 Festival, etc.
  • Education initiatives: oversee staffing and operations of School district summer programs, summer YMCA classes, Art Center classes for adults and children
  • Exhibitions: assist in curating and all aspects of presenting 10 exhibitions and openings a year.
  • Gift Shop: manage all aspects of staff, display, sales, and inventory for shop

Requirements: proficiency ms office, quickbooks, adobe creative, public speaking, grant writing, basic maintenance, business/retail experience, art sales, fundraising a must.

*20 hours a week, salary: $20,000-24,000

*During Art Fair season the hours greatly exceed 20 hours, realistically 45 hours a week


Please direct your interests to:

The Edwardsville Art Center