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Kansas City Repertory Theatre | “A Christmas Carol,” Gary Neal Johnson as Ebenezer Scrooge | photo, Cory Weaver

ARTS-RELATED JOB OPPORTUNITIES IN MISSOURI

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@ltgov.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 was April 6, 2021. On that date, all jobs on this page were listed as open, including those posted in 2020 and 2019.

Additional Missouri Opportunities

In addition to what we have posted here, several major Missouri arts and cultural organizations regularly have multiple 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, and STL Symphony.

Other nonprofit jobs in the Kansas City area are posted on Nonprofit Connect.

Other nonprofit jobs in the St. Louis area are posted on The Rome Group.

National Opportunities

Nationwide arts jobs: Americans for the Arts

Nationwide jobs in media arts: The Alliance for Media Arts + Culture

Nationwide resources for jobs, arts careers, schools, and professional growth especially for emerging artists: The Art Career Project

Openings posted in 2021

OrganizationLocationPositionFull- or Part-TimeDeadline to Apply or Date Posted Here
Kansas City BalletKansas CityAssociate Director, Individual GivingFull-timeApril 16 deadline
Saint Louis Art Museum, Department of Digital Experience and MediaSt. LouisSOLICITATION FOR QUOTE
Digital Imaging Services Contractor
Part-timeApril 16 deadline
Mid-America Arts AllianceKansas CityInternships: arts services program, arts services communicationsPart-time, summer 2021 (10 weeks)April 19 deadline
Ragtag Film SocietyColumbiaArtistic DirectorFull-timeApril 23 deadline
Springfield Art MuseumSpringfieldMuseum EducatorFull-timeApril 23 deadline for guaranteed review of application
Columbia Art LeagueColumbiaSummer Art Camp TeachersFull-time for one-week sessions, June 14 – August 13, 2021April 7 posted
Mark Twain Boyhood Home & MuseumHannibalGift Shop and Admission ClerkPart-timeApril 7 posted
Exigo Business SolutionsGladstonePerforming Arts DirectorFull-timeApril 1 posted
Crossroads Charter SchoolsKansas CityVisual Arts Teacher: elementaryFull-time, 2021-22 school yearMarch 11 posted
Hogan Preparatory AcademyKansas CityDigital/Graphic Arts Teacher: high schoolFull-time, 2021-22 school yearMarch 1 posted
Kansas City SymphonyKansas CityChief Operating OfficerFull-timeApril 7 posted
Kansas City SymphonyKansas CityVice President of Concert ProductionFull-timeApril 7 posted
Kansas City SymphonyKansas CityStaff AccountantFull-timeApril 7 posted
Lyric Opera of Kansas CityKansas CityManager of Education and Community EngagementFull-timeMarch 19 posted
Mid-America Arts AllianceKansas CityGrant Program CoordinatorFull-timeJanuary 11 posted
Mid-America Arts AllianceKansas CityEducatorFull-timeApril 6 posted
National Museum of Toys and MiniaturesKansas CityVisitor Services RepresentativePart-timeApril 6 posted
City of Liberty Parks & RecreationLibertyCustodian, Liberty Performing Arts TheaterPart-timeApril 5 posted
Liberty Public SchoolsLibertyFine Arts TechnicianFull-timeApril 1 posted
Albrecht-Kemper Museum of ArtSt. JosephGroundskeeperPart-timeFebruary 1 posted
Contemporary Art Museum St. LouisSt. LouisMuseum EducatorFull-timeApril 6 posted
Dayspring Arts & EducationSt. LouisInstructors: art, percussion, saxophonePart-timeApril 6 posted
Dayspring Arts & EducationSt. LouisFront Desk AdministratorPart-timeApril 6 posted
Dayspring Arts & EducationSt. LouisAcademy Teaching Positions: 1st & 2nd gradePart-time, 2021-22 school yearApril 6 posted
Jewish Community CenterSt. LouisTheatre Unlimited DirectorPart-timeApril 7 posted
Kairos AcademiesSt. LouisPerforming Arts Teacher, Theater or DanceFull-timeMarch 21 posted
Opera Theatre of Saint LouisSt. LouisSeasonal Production Staff: audio, electrics, props & scenery, wardrobe Part-time, spring/summer 2021April 7 posted
Opera Theatre of Saint LouisSt. LouisSeasonal Front of House StaffPart-time, May 10 – June 27, 2021April 7 posted
Repertory Theatre of St. LouisSt. LouisSummer Camp CounselorPart-time, June 21 – July 30, 2021April 7 posted
Repertory Theatre of St. LouisSt. LouisTeaching Artists: summer camp and main seasonPart-time
Summer camp, June 14 – July 30
Season, September 2021 – April 2022
April 7 posted
Webster University, Community Music SchoolSt. LouisConductor, Young People’s Concert OrchestraPart-timeMarch 18 posted
World Chess Hall of FameSt. LouisProduction DesignerFull-timeApril 7 posted
Springfield BalletSpringfieldArtistic DirectorFull-timeApril 1 posted

Openings posted in 2020 and 2019

OrganizationLocationPositionFull- or Part-TimeDeadline to Apply or Date Posted Here
Access ArtsColumbiaSpecial Education Teaching AssistantPart-timeFebruary 7, 2020 posted
Mark Twain Boyhood Home and MuseumHannibalGift Shop and Admission ClerkPart-timeMay 11, 2020 posted
George A. Spiva Center for the ArtsJoplinExecutive DirectorFull-timeFebruary 15, 2019 posted
Kansas City Repertory TheatreKansas CityLighting and Projection SupervisorFull-timeDecember 3, 2020 posted
Kansas City Repertory TheatreKansas CityArtistic ProducerFull-timeFebruary 7, 2020 posted
Kansas City Repertory TheatreKansas CityFreelance Designers
Open to designers within 50 miles of KC metro area
Part-timeMay 12, 2020 posted
Tri-County Mental Health Services, Inc.Kansas CityArt TherapistFull-timeSeptember 9, 2019 posted
Presser Arts CenterMexicoTechnical Director / Teaching ArtistFull-timeNovember 9, 2020 posted
Albrecht-Kemper Museum of ArtSt. JosephExecutive DirectorFull-timeAugust 4, 2020 posted
CHIPS Health and Wellness CenterSt. LouisProgram Manager, CLUB CHIPSPart-timeApril 2, 2019 posted
Faith ChurchSt. Louis (Ferguson-Florissant)Music DirectorPart-timeJune 12, 2020 posted
Washington University in St. LouisSt. LouisAssociate Curator, Mildred Lane Kemper Art MuseumFull-timeNovember 18, 2020 posted
State Fair Community CollegeSedaliaMuseum Attendant, Daum Museum of Contemporary ArtPart-timeAugust 17, 2020 posted
State Fair Community CollegeSedaliaTheatre Coordinator/InstructorFull-timeJanuary 22, 2020 posted

Ongoing openings

OrganizationLocationPositionFull- or Part-TimeDeadline to Apply or Date Posted Here
State Fair Community College, Boonville campusBoonvilleAdjunct Instructor in MusicPart-timeOngoing
State Fair Community College, Boonville campusBoonvilleAdjunct Instructor in ArtPart-timeOngoing
State Fair Community College, Clinton campusClintonAdjunct Instructor in ArtPart-timeOngoing
Columbia Art LeagueColumbiaTeachers for Adult Classes in fine art and fine craft mediaPart-timeOngoing
Ragtag Film Society / True/False Film FestColumbiaProduction TeamPart-timeOngoing
TRYPS Children’s Theatre Institute at Stephens CollegeColumbiaTheatre creative staff including Saturday Morning and Theatre Camp teachers; costume, scenic, lighting, and sound designers; choreographers; stage managers; master electricians; sound and light board operatorsPart-timeOngoing
Kansas City Ballet SchoolKansas CityTeachersPart-timeOngoing
Kansas City SymphonyKansas CityCustomer Relations RepresentativePart-timeOngoing
KC Starlight TheatreKansas CitySubcontractors: concert ushers, gate screeners, and security; parking cashiers and attendantsPart-timeOngoing
University of Missouri-Kansas CityKansas CityTeaching Assistants for Community Music and Dance Academy (Prospective Staff > search UMKC Conservatory)Part-timeOngoing
State Fair Community College, Lake of the Ozarks campusLake of the OzarksAdjunct Instructor in ArtPart-timeOngoing
Lindenwood UniversitySt. CharlesAdjunct Instructors in art history, dance, vocal and instrumental music, performing arts, theater, visual artsPart-timeOngoing
COCASt. LouisAccompanistsPart-timeOngoing
Fontbonne UniversitySt. LouisAdjunct Faculty in art, music, and theaterPart-timeOngoing
Imagine Arts Academy of St. Louis and Mad ScienceSt. LouisAfter-School Art InstructorsPart-timeOngoing
Laumeier Sculpture ParkSt. LouisArt Studio InstructorsPart-timeOngoing
PGAV DestinationsSt. LouisArchitects, Designers, SculptorsFull- and part-timeOngoing
World Chess Hall of FameSt. LouisGallery AttendantsPart-timeOngoing
State Fair Community CollegeSedaliaAdjunct Instructor in Graphic DesignPart-timeOngoing
State Fair Community CollegeSedaliaAdjunct Instructor in MusicPart-timeOngoing
State Fair Community CollegeSedaliaAdjunct Instructor in ArtPart-timeOngoing
Springfield BalletSpringfieldWorkshop Instructors and Substitute TeachersPart-timeOngoing