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 check of all the postings on the list was May 14.

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
Youth Symphony of Kansas CityKansas CityDirector of DevelopmentFull-timeApril 12 deadline for priority review; applications will be accepted until filled
International Photography Hall of Fame and MuseumSt. LouisDirector of Operations and EducationFull-timeMay 31 deadline
International Photography Hall of Fame and MuseumSt. LouisFront Office ManagerPart-timeMay 31 deadline
St. Louis Artists’ GuildSt. LouisExhibition CoordinatorFull-timeMay 31 deadline
Stephens CollegeColumbiaDean of the School of DesignFull-timeJune 1 deadline
Opera Theatre of Saint LouisSt. LouisDirector of Artistic AdministrationFull-timeCandidate will be identified in spring/early summer
Arts Council of Southeast MissouriCape GirardeauGallery ManagerFull-timeMay 20 posted
Cultural Corner Art Guild & GalleryChillicotheVisual Arts Instructors for painting, drawing, pottery, and children’s classesPart-timeOngoing
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
George A. Spiva Center for the ArtsJoplinExecutive DirectorFull-timeFebruary 15 posted
Exhibit AssociatesKansas CityJunior Graphic DesignerPart-timeMarch 28 posted
HNTBKansas CityArchitecture: Architects, Designers, Project ManagersFull-timeOngoing
Kansas City Ballet Kansas CityDirector of Major GiftsFull-timeMay 13 posted
Kansas City Ballet, SchoolKansas CityTeacherPart-timeOngoing
Kansas City SymphonyKansas CityManager of Individual GivingFull-timeApril 1 posted
Kansas City SymphonyKansas CityCustomer Relations RepresentativePart-timeDecember 20, 2018 posted
Kauffman Center for the Performing ArtsKansas CityDatabase AdministratorFull-timeFebruary 15 posted
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 CityFacility Rental and Sales CoordinatorPart-timeFebruary 15 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 CityOvation Museum AssociatePart-timeMay 14 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
National WWI Museum and MemorialKansas CityCRM SpecialistFull-timeMay 13 posted
National WWI Museum and MemorialKansas CityGuest Services AssociatePart-timeMay 13 posted
City of ManchesterManchesterRecreation and Arts SpecialistFull-timeApril 30 posted
Northwest Missouri State UniversityMaryvilleAssistant Professor of Art History, Fine & Performing ArtsFull-timeMay 16 posted
Lindenwood UniversitySt. CharlesAdjunct Instructor in Art HistoryPart-timeOngoing
CHIPS Health and Wellness CenterSt. LouisProgram Manager, CLUB CHIPSPart-timeApril 2 posted
City Music and Education CenterSt. LouisDouble Reed InstructorPart-timeMarch 28 posted
Contemporary Art Museum St. LouisSt. LouisVisitor Services AssociatePart-timeMay 14 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
DaySpring Arts & EducationSt. LouisVisual Arts EducatorPart-timeNovember 30, 2018 posted
DaySpring Arts & EducationSt. LouisVocal Coach / AccompanistPart-timeNovember 30, 2018 posted
DaySpring Arts & EducationSt. LouisVocal InstructorPart-timeNovember 30, 2018 posted
Harris Stowe State University, Don Heide Wolff Jazz Institute and Art GallerySt. LouisCuratorPart-timeMay 14 posted
Harris Stowe State UniversitySt. LouisAdjunct Instructor in ArtPart-timeOngoing
Harris Stowe State UniversitySt. LouisAdjunct Instructor in MusicPart-timeOngoing
Jazz St. LouisSt. LouisDevelopment AssociateFull-timeMay 6 posted
Laumeier Sculpture ParkSt. LouisSpecial Events CoordinatorPart-timeJanuary 8 posted
Laumeier Sculpture ParkSt. LouisArt Studio InstructorsPart-timeOngoing
Mad ScienceSt. LouisAfter-School Art InstructorsPart-timeOngoing
National Blues MuseumSt. LouisEntertainment ManagerPart-timeMay 14 posted
Nine Network of Public MediaSt. LouisDirector of EvaluationFull-timeMarch 28 posted
Opera Theatre of Saint LouisSt. LouisProps Personnel: assistant manager; scenic, lighting & sound materials coordinator; artisans; carpentersPart-time seasonal, April-JuneMarch 28 posted
Opera Theatre of Saint LouisSt. LouisProduction Run Crew Personnel: sound assistant, electrics crew, orchestra crew, stage crew, props crew, wardrobe crew Part-time seasonal, May-JuneMarch 28 posted
Opera Theatre of Saint LouisSt. LouisFront of House Personnel: usher/greeter, parking attendant, garden hostPart-time seasonal, May-JuneMarch 28 posted
Opera Theatre of Saint LouisSt. LouisVan DriversPart-time seasonal, April 28-June 30March 28 posted
PGAV DestinationsSt. LouisExhibit Designers, ArchitectsFull-timeOngoing
Saint Louis BalletSt. LouisAssociate AdministratorPart-timeApril 18 posted
Saint Louis BalletSt. LouisDevelopment Events CoordinatorPart-time, seasonal, May 2019 – June 1, 2020April 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
The Salvation Army, Midland Divisional HeadquartersSt. LouisRegional Music CoordinatorFull-timeMay 14 posted
Sheldon Arts FoundationSt. LouisFacilities Maintenance and Event Setup Staff MemberPart-timeOngoing
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, Mildred Lane Kemper Art MuseumSt. LouisPreparation and Security AssistantFull-timeApril 10 posted
Washington University, Mildred Lane Kemper Art MuseumSt. LouisAssistant Educator, Learning and InterpretationFull-timeMarch 20 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
Missouri State University, Art + Design DepartmentSpringfieldDirector of ExhibitionsFull-timeApril 9 posted
Springfield BalletSpringfieldWorkshop Instructors and Substitute TeachersPart-timeOngoing
McKendree University, Hettenhausen Center for the ArtsLebanon, IllinoisPatron Services ManagerPart-timeMarch 28 posted