Thank you for your interest in joining the Academy Center of the Arts’ team. All open part-time, seasonal, and full-time positions are listed below.

ACOA values a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture — people of color, women, individuals with disabilities, immigrants, and people from other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply for all open positions.

Open Part Time Positions

Facilities/Custodial Support

Facilities Job Description

To apply for the position listed above or for questions regarding this position, please email David Garrett, Facility Manager, at [email protected].

This is being offered as a part-time position, but could be full-time for the right candidate.

Open Seasonal Positions

Art Instructor

The Academy Center of the Arts seeks creative and experienced mixed media/visual arts/dance/music instructors for youth and adult art, movement and dance classes, workshops, and outreach programs. We have a special need for instructors who enjoy working with students from Pre-K through 6th grade. Areas of concentration may include painting, drawing, mixed media, ballet, hip-hop, digital media, photography, and more.

Successful candidates will demonstrate strong professional experience in their respective discipline, experience teaching children, teens and/or adults; and will possess a passion for creative youth development. Teaching artists must have strong classroom management skills.  Compensation will be $25-30/hour

For more information or to apply, please contact Education Manager Kelli Johnson at [email protected]

Youth Theatre Director

Youth Theatre Director

To apply for the position listed above, please fill out the form linked above. For questions regarding this position, please email Kelli Johnson, Education Manager, at [email protected].

Youth Theatre Stage Manager

Youth Theatre Stage Manager

To apply for the position listed above, please fill out the form linked above. For questions regarding this position, please email Kelli Johnson, Education Manager, at [email protected].

Class, Camp, and Workshop Instructor

Class, Camp, and Workshop Instructor

To apply for the position listed above, please fill out the form linked above. For questions regarding this position, please email Kelli Johnson, Education Manager, at [email protected].

Internships

Summer Art Inventory and Social Media Management Intern

Supervisor: Online Art Curator and Art Sales Manager

Status: Internship

Schedule: Flexible hours, Monday-Friday, June-August

Salary: Unpaid (may be for academic credit if desired)

 

Summary

The Academy is seeking enthusiastic candidates for the Summer Art Inventory and Social Media Management Internship. Ideal applicants should demonstrate an interest or appreciation for the arts, organizational skills, and a passion for digital communication. As part of this internship, you will play a vital role in managing art inventory, website postings, and social media content during the vibrant summer season at the Academy.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

● Manage and update art inventory records, ensuring accuracy and completeness.

● Collaborate with the team to organize and post artwork on the website.

● Curate and create engaging content for social media platforms.

● Capture behind-the-scenes events, interviews, and art installations through photography and videography.

● Assist in coordinating and executing social media campaigns.

 

Minimum Qualifications

● High school diploma.

● Passion or appreciation for the arts and digital communication.

● Excellent communication skills.

● Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.

● Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

 

Preferred Qualifications

● Completed or pursuant of a Bachelor’s degree in Communications or Art- Related Major

● Passion or appreciation for the arts and digital communication.

● Excellent communication skills.

● Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.

● Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

● Previous experience with art, social media, and summer camps.

● Academic or extracurricular involvement in the arts and theatre.

 

To Apply, Please Follow the Instructions Below: 

● Email a cover letter (note when you are available to be interviewed in-person or over the phone) and a resume to A’Nyeja Adams at [email protected]

● If possible, attach the necessary application materials as PDF files

● Title your email with the name of the position you are applying for (if applying for multiple Academy internships, send an email for each position)

● Your application will be shared with Academy staff, and you will be contacted if further information is needed

Summer Education Intern

Summer Education Intern

For more information or to apply, please email Kelli Johnson, Education Manager, at [email protected].

Other Internships

Interested in interning at the Academy Center of the Arts? Internships at the Academy provide hands-on experiences through special projects and individualized attention by department staff.

Internships are offered in most of the Academy’s departments, including marketing, visual arts, development, education, operations, technical theatre, and more.

Direct all questions to Tabitha Abbott at [email protected].

Who Can Apply
  • High school students
  • Undergraduate students
  • Graduate students
  • Recent graduates (up to 2 years out of school)
  • International students (must have J-1 or F-1 visa)
How To Apply
  • Fill out internship form linked in the “Internship Interest Form” section below
  • Send a cover letter and resume to Tabitha Abbott at [email protected].
    • Note in your cover letter if you are applying for multiple internships
    • Direct all questions about internships to Tabitha Abbott
Intern Perks
  • Course credit (not required)
  • Free tickets to select performances
  • Tours of the Academy’s venues and campus
  • Academy Center of the Arts swag
Available Internships
  • Theatre Tech
  • Nonprofit Management & Operations
  • Events Management
  • Graphic Design
  • Photography
  • Social Media
  • Development & Fundraising
  • Box Office
  • Community Outreach
  • Education (summer only)
  • Galleries
FAQs
  • May I apply for more than one internship?
    • Yes!
  • Are your internships compensated
    • Interns are compensated with college credit and/or volunteer hours.
  • Do I need to have a car?
    • Transportation to and from work and performances will be the responsibility of the intern.
Internship Interest Form

Interested in an Internship not listed above? Apply here!