New Line Theatre, St. Louis | The Sweet Smell of Success | photo, Jill Ritter Lindberg

JOB OPPORTUNITIES IN MISSOURI ARTS

We feature job opportunities that are taking place in Missouri or within 25 miles of the Missouri borders, have a strong Missouri link, or are part of a cultural program of the federal government. We feature internships if they are paid.

To have your job information posted here, please email moarts@ded.mo.gov with a link to the information on your website. The postings are free.

We check these postings periodically to determine whether the jobs are still listed as open by the organizations. Our most recent full check of all the postings on the list was July 1.

Additional Missouri Opportunities

In addition to what we have posted here, several Missouri arts organizations regularly have many full-time and part-time opportunities available. For their most up-to-date jobs listings, check the employment/careers pages on their websites: COCA (Center of Creative Arts) (St. Louis), Kansas City Art Institute, Missouri History Museum (St. Louis), Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art (Kansas City), Saint Louis Art Museum, STL Symphony

Nonprofit jobs in the St. Louis area, including education, environment, health, and social services as well as arts and culture, are posted on The Rome Group.

National Opportunities

Nationwide arts jobs: Americans for the Arts

Nationwide jobs for filmmakers: National Alliance for Media Art and Culture

Nationwide resources for arts careers, schools, and professional growth: The Art Career Project

OrganizationLocationPositionFull- or Part-TimeDeadline or Date Posted Here
The Missouri SymphonyColumbiaDirector of DevelopmentFull-timeJuly 29 deadline
Mark Twain Home Foundation, Mark Twain Boyhood Home & MuseumHannibalCEO/Executive DirectorFull-timeJuly 31 deadline
Lyric Opera of Kansas CityKansas CityProp MasterFull-time, for 2019-20 seasonJuly 31 deadline
True/False Film FestColumbiaSponsorship CoordinatorPart-time seasonal, October 2019 – March 2020August 15 deadline
True/False Film FestColumbiaVolunteer Coordinators (two)Part-time seasonal,
October 2019 – March 2020
September 6 deadline
Ragtag CinemaColumbiaFilm ProgrammerFull-timeJuly 1 posted
Arts Council of Southeast MissouriCape GirardeauGallery ManagerFull-timeMay 20 posted
TRYPS Children’s Theatre Institute at Stephens CollegeColumbiaTheatre creative staff including teachers; costume, scenic, lighting, and sound designers; choreographers; stage managers; master electricians; sound and light board operatorsPart-timeOngoing
Cultural Corner Art Guild & GalleryChillicotheVisual Arts Instructors for painting, drawing, pottery, and children’s classesPart-timeOngoing
George A. Spiva Center for the ArtsJoplinExecutive DirectorFull-timeFebruary 15 posted
American Jazz MuseumKansas CityAdministration AssistantFull-timeJuly 15 posted
American Jazz MuseumKansas CityExecutive DirectorFull-timeJune 24 posted
HNTBKansas CityArchitecture: Architects, Designers, Project ManagersFull-timeOngoing
Kansas City Ballet Kansas CityDirector of Major GiftsFull-timeMay 13 posted
Kansas City Ballet, Reach Out and Dance (R.O.A.D.) ProgramKansas City Ballet Teaching ArtistsPart-timeJuly 1 posted
Kansas City Ballet, SchoolKansas CityTeachersPart-timeOngoing
Kansas City SymphonyKansas CityManager of Individual GivingFull-timeApril 1 posted
Kansas City SymphonyKansas CityCustomer Relations RepresentativePart-timeOngoing
Kauffman Center for the Performing ArtsKansas CityDatabase AdministratorFull-timeMay 13 posted
Kauffman Center for the Performing ArtsKansas CityTicketing Services AssociatePart-timeApril 1 posted
Kauffman Center for the Performing ArtsKansas CityTeam CaptainPart-timeSeptember 6, 2018 posted
Kemper Museum of Contemporary ArtKansas CityChief Registrar and Exhibitions ManagerFull-timeMay 14 posted
Kemper Museum of Contemporary ArtKansas City Lead PreparatorFull-timeMay 14 posted
Kemper Museum of Contemporary ArtKansas CityDirector of EducationFull-timeApril 1 posted
Kemper Museum of Contemporary ArtKansas CityFacility TechnicianPart-timeApril 22 posted
KC Starlight TheatreKansas CityFacilities Day CrewPart-timeJuly 1 posted
KC Starlight TheatreKansas CityTicket Services StaffPart-time seasonal, May-SeptemberMay 14 posted
KC Starlight TheatreKansas CitySubcontractors: bartender; concert ushers, gate screeners, and security; concession supervisor; parking cashiers and attendants; prep cook; warehouse associatePart-timeOngoing
Lyric Opera of Kansas CityKansas CityTicking and Patron Services RepresentativePart-timeJuly 15 posted
National Museum of Toys and MiniaturesKansas CityMarketing ManagerFull-timeJune 17 posted
National WWI Museum and MemorialKansas CityGuest Services AssociatePart-timeMay 13 posted
Northwest Missouri State UniversityMaryvilleAssistant Professor of Art History, Fine & Performing ArtsFull-timeMay 16 posted
Foundry Art CentreSt. CharlesMedia CoordinatorFull-timeMay 28 posted
Lindenwood UniversitySt. CharlesDirector of Theater OperationsFull-timeJuly 10 posted
Lindenwood UniversitySt. CharlesAdjunct Instructor in Art HistoryPart-timeOngoing
Barrett Barrera Projects and projects+gallerySt. LouisRegistrarFull-timeJuly 2 posted
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis St. LouisArt InstructorsPart-timeJune 27 posted
CHIPS Health and Wellness CenterSt. LouisProgram Manager, CLUB CHIPSPart-timeApril 2 posted
City Music and Education CenterSt. LouisLow Brass InstructorsFull-time and part-timeJune 27 posted
City Music and Education CenterSt. LouisDouble Reed InstructorsFull-time and part-timeJune 27 posted
COCASt. LouisManager of Institutional GivingFull-timeJune 3 posted
Contemporary Art Museum St. LouisSt. LouisBartenderPart-timeFebruary 15 posted
Contemporary Art Museum St. LouisSt. LouisSecurity GuardPart-timeFebruary 15 posted
Craft Alliance Center of Art + DesignSt. LouisDirector of DevelopmentFull-timeMay 13 posted
Craft Alliance Center of Art + DesignSt. LouisTeachers for Workshops and ClassesPart-timeOngoing
Dance St. LouisSt. LouisEducation CoordinatorPart-time seasonal, July 2019 – April 2020June 7 posted
DaySpring Arts & EducationSt. LouisVocal Coach / AccompanistPart-timeNovember 30, 2018 posted
DaySpring Arts & EducationSt. LouisVisual Arts EducatorPart-timeNovember 30, 2018 posted
DaySpring Arts & EducationSt. LouisVocal InstructorPart-timeNovember 30, 2018 posted
Harris Stowe State UniversitySt. LouisAdjunct Instructor in ArtPart-timeOngoing
Harris Stowe State UniversitySt. LouisAdjunct Instructor in MusicPart-timeOngoing
Jazz St. LouisSt. LouisDirector of DevelopmentFull-timeJune 5 posted
Jazz St. LouisSt. LouisDevelopment AssociateFull-timeMay 6 posted
Laumeier Sculpture ParkSt. LouisMuseum GuidePart-timeJuly 1 posted
Laumeier Sculpture ParkSt. LouisArt Studio InstructorsPart-timeOngoing
Mad ScienceSt. LouisAfter-School Art InstructorsPart-timeOngoing
Maryville UniversitySt. LouisAdjunct Instructor in Art HistoryPart-timeJune 6 posted
National Blues MuseumSt. LouisMuseum AssociatePart-timeJuly 1 posted
Nine Network of Public MediaSt. LouisParent Engagement CoordinatorFull-timeJune 18 posted
PGAV DestinationsSt. LouisExhibit Designers, ArchitectsFull-timeOngoing
Pulitzer Arts FoundationSt. LouisPublic Programs ManagerFull-timeJuly 10 posted
Pulitzer Arts FoundationSt. LouisAssistant Curator of Public Projects and
Engagement
Full-timeJuly 10 posted
Pulitzer Arts FoundationSt. LouisDigital Media CoordinatorFull-timeJune 24 posted
Pultizer Arts FoundationSt. LouisExecutive Assistant to the DirectorFull-timeJune 18 posted
Repertory Theatre of St. LouisSt. LouisSound EngineerPart-timeJuly 1 posted
Saint Louis BalletSt. LouisAssociate AdministratorPart-timeApril 18 posted
St. Louis Children’s ChoirsSt. LouisMarketing CoordinatorFull-timeApril 22 posted
St. Louis Children’s ChoirsSt. LouisYoung Men’s Chorus DirectorPart-timeApril 4 posted
St. Louis Public RadioSt. LouisInternships in Development, News, Production, Special Events, and Visual CommunicationPart-timeOngoing
Sheldon Arts FoundationSt. LouisBuilding Operations ManagerFull-timeJuly 1 posted
STAGES St. LouisSt. LouisAcademy Administrative AssistantPart-timeJuly 17, 2018 posted
STAGES St. LouisSt. LouisProduction StaffPart-timeOngoing
STAGES St. LouisSt. LouisTeaching Artists in acting, musical theatre, dance, voice, special educationPart-timeOngoing
U.S. Art CompanySt. LouisArt Handler/InstallerFull-timeMarch 28 posted
Washington University in St. Louis, Olin LibrarySt. LouisCurator of Film and MediaFull-timeJuly 15 posted
Washington University in St. Louis, Mildred Lane Kemper Art MuseumSt. LouisHead of Museum EducationFull-timeJune 13 posted
Webster University, Department of Audio Aesthetics & TechnologySt. LouisVisiting Audio Artist in ResidenceFull-timeMay 14 posted
World Chess Hall of FameSt. LouisGallery AttendantPart-timeOngoing
World Chess Hall of FameSt. LouisRetail AssociatePart-timeOngoing
State Fair Community CollegeSedaliaAdjunct Instructor in ArtPart-timeApril 3 posted
Springfield BalletSpringfieldSchool DirectorFull-timeJuly 1 posted
Springfield BalletSpringfieldOffice Manager and Development AssociateFull-timeJuly 1 posted
Springfield BalletSpringfieldWorkshop Instructors and Substitute TeachersPart-timeOngoing