Job Bank

Here are links to several major sources of arts job information both within North Carolina and around the country. These are resources for both job seekers and arts employers who want to publicize job openings. Most are free, and those that charge are noted. Americans for the Arts Job Bank is the most comprehensive with links to numerous other state, national, and international arts job banks and listings.

Director, City of Morganton Municipal Auditorium (CoMMA)
Morganton, NC, is looking for a creative, team-oriented, enthusiastic, passionate, and progressive leader with sound management practices to manage all operations of the City of Morganton’s Municipal Auditorium (CoMMA). The Director is responsible for a $1million budget; planning, organizing, scheduling, negotiating contracts, and promoting the season’s programs and events (both large and small); marketing and scheduling other business, cultural, and entertainment events to ensure facility utilization and generate revenue; and maintenance of the facility.  The Director is an employee of the City and reports to the City Manager.  Supervises 4 full time and 1 three/quarter time staff and coordinates volunteers.   BA in Business Admin, Theater Management or a related degree with minimum of  5 years’ experience in a related field (event planning, theater management, performing arts administration, and/or auditorium management).  Salary Range: $65,700–$98,500.   To Apply: Submit a City of Morganton employment application, resume with cover letter, and salary history with requirements to:

Director of Human Resources
City of Morganton, PO Box 3448
Morganton, NC, 28680-3448.

Re: CoMMA Director

Visit for additional details and application. Position open until filled.  Applications to be reviewed beginning Oct. 9, 2015.  EOE

Statewide Resources

School of Music, Theatre, Dance Program Director, UNC-Greensboro
The School of Music, Theatre and Dance at the University of North Carolina Greensboro seeks a Program Director for the newly established Community Arts Collaborative. The UNCG Community Arts Collective has the dual mission of providing quality fine and performing arts instruction to students regardless of family and socio-economic background, while also building intercultural awareness and civic-mindedness in university students. For more information and to apply, please go to (Position #999371)

ARTS North Carolina
Publicizes job and internship opportunities through its membership listserv.

Department of Cultural Resources
Jobs openings are listed for all agencies within the Department of Cultural Resources, including the N.C. Museum of Art, N.C. Symphony, and the N.C. Arts Council.

National Resources

Americans for the Arts Job Bank
A free service for both job seekers and arts employers. Job seekers can post their resumes and use the searchable database of nonprofit and for-profit arts management positions at organizations across the United States. Employers can use the searchable database of online resumes to find qualified professional candidates or post a job opening. The site also includes links to career development resources and other job banks.

Art Job
This is a fee-based service for job seekers and arts employers. It publicizes professional opportunities and career information in all areas of the arts, including: visual arts, arts nonprofits, performing arts, commercial art and design firms, film, public arts agencies, academic arts positions, galleries, internships, fellowships, conferences, and commissions.

New York Foundation on the Arts Jobs in the Arts
Job seekers can access listings for free and arts organizations are charged a moderate fee to post a job opening or artist opportunity.