Job Openings

Our Education/Marketing Director & Development Director are both moving from Manhattan with their spouses who have accepted positions at other institutions. Thus, for the first time in six years, MAC is hiring to the admin team! Join us!

Manhattan Arts Center is seeking candidates to join our administrative team. We are hoping to match great candidates to the work responsibilities listed below. We realize that many candidates may have skills in both areas or more in one than the other. Thus, we are open to building positions around candidates' best skill sets.

Hours will vary based on the combination of responsibilities assumed. All MAC positions are less than full time. 

Education 

Key responsibilities:
- Developing art classes for all ages, including summer Camp MAC, after-school classes, fall children’s musical, including budgeting, recruiting instructors, and enrollment tracking
- Supervision of MAC community studios
- Together with K-State MTD contact, coordinate Community School lessons and classes, including budgeting and lesson tracking

General office responsibilities include:
- Sell/issue tickets
- Gallery sales, especially Wrap It Up
- Handle rentals

Skills:
- Excellent people skills & communication skills
- Ability to work flexibly in a small team
- Organizational skills
- Familiarity with MS Office programs

Detailed job outline available from the office.

Could be combined with Marketing Director for a suitable candidate.

Send cover letter, resume, and references to director@manhattanarts.org

Deadline: Open until filled.

MAC is an equal opportunity employer

Development

Key responsibilities:

- Drive revenue growth by identifying connections and cultivating relationships
- Work closely with the key leadership to develop and execute campaigns and special events aligned with MAC’s mission, vision, and core values
- Plan fundraising events
- Interacting with former and potential new donors to encourage ongoing contributions 
- Seek out opportunities for financial support through grants and sponsorships

Skills:
- Excellent people skills & communication skills
- Ability to work flexibly in a small team
- Organizational skills
- Familiarity with MS Office programs

Detailed job outline available from the office.

Send cover letter, resume, and references to director@manhattanarts.org

Deadline: Open until filled.

MAC is an equal opportunity employer

Marketing 

Key responsibilities:
- Create publicity plans and materials for all MAC events, including season brochures, radio scripts, social media, weekly e-blast, supervising PR intern/volunteer
- Recruit and work with office interns

Skills:
- Excellent people skills & communication skills
- Ability to work flexibly in a small team
- Organizational skills
- Familiarity with MS Office programs

Could be combined with Education Director for a suitable candidate.

Detailed job outline available from the office.

Send cover letter, resume, and references to director@manhattanarts.org

Deadline: Open until filled.

MAC is an equal opportunity employer

Masterworks Chorale Director

Key responsibilities:

  • Serve as the principal conductor of Masterworks Chorale rehearsals and performances.
  • Develop repertoire for each concert
  • Oversee the purchase, rental, or otherwise secure all music and licenses required and submit program notes and song lists for each concert program
  • Recruit, audition, and select new choir members.
  • Train the choir and ensembles in choral techniques.
  • Create a rehearsal schedule for the year.
  • Select soloists and instrumentalists as needed for concerts

Email director@manhattanarts.org for more information and pay details (commensurate with experience).

Position will remain open until filled.

PR Intern

JOB DATES:
Fall (August-December, with opportunity to extend)
Spring (January-May, with opportunity to extend)
Summer (April/May-August, with opportunity to extend)

JOB SUMMARY:
You will be responsible for assisting the Marketing Director with tasks related to the promotion of activities and programs at the Manhattan Arts Center and Community School for the Performing Arts, including live theatre and music performances, children's arts programming, arts classes, and gallery exhibits. You will work in a vibrant, busy environment in a shared office that is open to the public for ticket sales, exhibits, and class enrollments. There are opportunities to attend performances, exhibits, receptions, and be part of our collaborations with other community groups.

Click here for a detailed job description.

Summer Art Camp Openings
We have openings for Instructors (art, clay, drama), Lead Counselors, and Counselors-In-Training
 
Applications for Summer Art Camp staff are accepted beginning in January. Review of applications will begin in February and continue until positions are filled. You do not have to be available for all day or all sessions.

To apply, please send a letter of interest and a resume with at least three references to Michele Ward, Education Director, marketing@manhattanarts.org.  


Detailed job descriptions

Instructor 
Lead Counselor
Counselor-In-Training


Summer Camp Dates

Dates:   
Late May - early August

Hours for staff:
Morning session 8:30-12:30
Lunch Bunch 12:00-1:00
Afternoon session 12:30-4:30

Arts Educator (applications accepted year-round):

Artists or instructors of Art, Theatre, or Music are encouraged to apply to teach in the field of arts education for adults and children. 

Sample of programs/classes:

  • MACademy Youth Theatre (plays & musicals, Gr K-9)
  • Youth Honors Academy (art, Gr 6-12)
  • Mixed-Level Wheel Clay Classes (ages 14+)
  • After School Clay (youth)
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Workshops 

Please email cover letter, resume, and class proposal to: 
Michele Ward, Director of Education  marketing@manhattanarts.org

If you have an idea for a class you would like to teach, inquiries should be made to the Director of Education, Michele Ward  marketing@manhattanarts.org