CURRENT OPENINGS

Events Coordinator / Administrative Assistant

Founded in 1974, Center for the Arts Evergreen (CAE) has been a leader in advocacy and support for visual and performing arts in its surrounding mountain communities by providing programming, exhibitions, classes, festivals, concerts, and special events for the community. The primary responsibilities of the Event Coordinator/Administrative Assistant will be to manage events and festivals for Center for the Arts Evergreen and serve as an administrative assistant to the management team.  This position will work closely with all staff, designated committees of the Board of Directors, volunteers, and corresponding volunteer organizations, as well as artists, vendors, entertainers, and partnering entities.
Event Planning (65%) | - Planning and managing 30-35 events per year (some nights and weekends) including: - 2 major festivals: Summerfest 5000+ attendees and Winterfest 600+ attendees - Day of the Arts community event - Annual concert series: 3-6 concerts/year - Work with Executive Director and Senior Director to coordinate logistics/food and drink for 9 exhibition receptions/year and 12-15 meetings, panel discussions, networking events/year - Build and adhere to an event budget to avoid project overruns - Manage artists and vendor applications for festivals and markets - Manage event set up, tear down, and follow-ups - Proactively handle any arising issues and troubleshoot any emerging problems on event days - Work with local government entities, recreational districts, and schools to effectively complete and execute permits, contracts, and licenses - Management of scheduling and rental agreement contracts - Ensure compliance with insurance, legal, health, and safety obligations - Recruit and manage volunteers for events - Work with Senior Director to recruit and manage volunteers for in-office projects and staffing | Administrative Assistant (35%) | - Manage CRM database for donors, members, and students - Work with volunteers to manage membership communication (new member cards, membership renewals) - Assist Executive Director and management staff with mailings, reports, and general administrative tasks - Assist Senior Director with administrative duties for all exhibitions and classes - Recruit new artists/vendors, manage inventory, and create retail displays for The Painted Brush (CAE’s Gift Shop) - Answer main organizational phone line and email address: tracking messages, answering questions - Work with customers and clients at the front desk to identify their needs and ensure customer satisfaction
- Must have good customer service skills and professional demeanor - Proven experience as an events planner or organizer - Excellent time management, communication skills, and attention to detail - Sales skills and ability to build productive business relationships - Ability to manage multiple projects independently - Establish standardized event procedures and train staff on properly executing them - Capable of working with internal and external teams and partners - Positive attitude and ability to stay calm under pressure - Exceptional multitasking skills to manage multiple projects independently and consistently. - Proficient in Microsoft Suite: Excel, Word, PowerPoint. (Mail merges, spreadsheets, etc.) - Excellent written and oral communication skills - Ability to carry at least 40 lbs. and to stand for an extended period, occasionally outdoors or on uneven surfaces - Working knowledge of social media is a plus Some experience with WordPress or other WYSIWYG web platforms is a plus
This is a full-time position including some weekend and/or evening hours. Compensation package includes paid vacation and retirement benefits and a pay range of $35-40K annually.
Qualified applicants should submit a resume and cover letter by January 31, 2022. Please click here to apply.

Summer Camp Instructor

Center for the Arts Evergreen (CAE) is looking for dynamic, creative and energetic arts and crafts instructors for our summer 2022 season. The ideal candidate is an art teacher or after school arts instructor who has had prior experience creating with a large group of children. Must have prior experience working with children in a creative arts setting. Our arts program includes ceramics, traditional arts & crafts, print making, painting, textile art and more! Come enjoy your summer working indoors and outdoors and having fun!
• Make a difference in a child’s artistic growth and development. • Have an impact on children’s lives. • Set schedule, Monday - Friday. No nights or weekends.
• Bachelor’s degree (preferred) • 1 year (Preferred), experience teaching ceramics (wheel throwing and handbuilding) is a plus. • Positive, professional, and motivational • Excellent people skills • Must have prior experience working with children in a creative arts setting. • Must be comfortable working with children ages 5-17.
This is a Part-time, Contract, In-Person position. CAE’s 1-week Summer Camps run Monday-Friday from 9 am-4 pm. We have ½ day and full-day camps. Camp will be in session from June 6-August 12. All weeks are planned and many weeks are already staffed. Our contract art instructors may choose to teach one week or multiple weeks of camp. Pay is commensurate with experience.

Applications will be accepted until February 28 or until positions are filled. To apply, please send the following information to Sara Miller, Senior Director of Exhibitions, Education & Outreach. Click here to email. Please make the subject line of your email “Summer Camp Instructor”.

• Cover letter
• Resume/CV
• 3 professional references
• Link to a personal website/online portfolio or 4-6 images of your own artwork in JPG or PDF format
• Teaching philosophy statement
• Statement about your experience/desire regarding working with adults, children or both.
• Up to 6 images of student artwork (if available)
• You may also include a custom class proposal.

Teaching Artist: 2-D

Center for the Arts Evergreen (CAE) is looking for dynamic, creative and energetic teaching artists. We are accepting applications on a rolling basis for instructors to teach in our drawing/painting/2-D department.
• Beginning Acrylics • Beginning Oil Painting • First-Time Drawing • Representational Painting • Abstraction • Botanical Illustration • Collage • Introduction to Watercolor • Figure Painting • Custom class proposals accepted
• Bachelor’s degree in arts or higher or 5+ years as a working artist • Evening and weekend availability for classes is a plus • At least two years of previous teaching experience, or an equivalent combination of education, certification, training, and/or experience • Positive, professional, and motivational • Excellent people skills • Must be comfortable working with adults of all skill levels and abilities • We are also looking for teaching artists comfortable working with children ages 5-17.
This is a Part-time, Contract, In-Person position. CAE offers weekday, evening and weekend classes and workshops. Our contract art instructors work closely with our Senior Director of Education to design classes that meet the needs and desires of our community. Pay is commensurate with experience.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. To apply, please send the following information to Sara Miller, Senior Director of Exhibitions, Education & Outreach. Click here to email. Please make the subject line of your email “Drawing/Painting Teaching Artist Application”.

• Cover letter
• Resume/CV
• 3 professional references
• Link to a personal website/online portfolio or 4-6 images of your own artwork in JPG or PDF format
• Teaching philosophy statement
• Statement about your experience/desire regarding working with adults, children or both.
• Up to 6 images of student artwork (if available)
• You may also include a custom class proposal.

Teaching Artist: Ceramics

Center for the Arts Evergreen (CAE) is looking for dynamic, creative and energetic teaching artists. We are accepting applications on a rolling basis for instructors to teach in our ceramics department.
• Wheelthrowing • Handbuilding • Surface Design • Custom class proposals accepted
• Bachelor’s degree in arts or higher or 5+ years as a working artist • Evening and weekend availability for classes is a plus • At least two years of previous teaching experience, or an equivalent combination of education, certification, training, and/or experience • Positive, professional, and motivational • Excellent people skills • Must be comfortable working with adults of all skill levels and abilities • We are also looking for teaching artists comfortable working with children ages 5-17.
This is a Part-time, Contract, In-Person position. CAE offers weekday, evening and weekend classes and workshops. Our contract art instructors work closely with our Senior Director of Education to design classes that meet the needs and desires of our community. Pay is commensurate with experience.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. To apply, please send the following information to Sara Miller, Senior Director of Exhibitions, Education & Outreach. Click here to email. Please make the subject line of your email “Drawing/Painting Teaching Artist Application”.

• Cover letter
• Resume/CV
• 3 professional references
• Link to a personal website/online portfolio or 4-6 images of your own artwork in JPG or PDF format
• Teaching philosophy statement
• Statement about your experience/desire regarding working with adults, children or both.
• Up to 6 images of student artwork (if available)
• You may also include a custom class proposal.