Arts Administration: Resources and Links

Work of Art Tool Kit Graphic

FEBRUARY 25, 2016: There is an immediate opening at the Chautauqua Institution for a Performing Arts Coordinator.
See Job Listing Here.

Current and prospective arts administration students may find the following links of use and interest.

For help in managing you own career as an artist, check out the Work of Art Toolkit Videos and Workbook of Business Skills for Artists at Springboard for the Arts or click on the graphic to the right.

To search for Graduate Schools and or learn about other Arts Administration Programs, visit the Association of Arts Administration Educators.

For free job listings, we recommend:

Idealist.org and Americans for the Arts Job Bank.

New in 2014, we also recommend The Musical America Career Center. According to this web site, it is here that job seekers can find the best jobs available in the performing arts, post an anonymous resume, or create an alert to be notified about new vacancies.

job seekers can find the best jobs available in performing arts, post an anonymous resume, or create an alert to be notified of new vacancies. Employers wishing to fill a vacancy may post here or browse the resume bank to find qualified candidates. - See more at: http://jobs.musicalamerica.com/home/index.cfm?site_id=16061#sthash.lqCmF...
job seekers can find the best jobs available in performing arts, post an anonymous resume, or create an alert to be notified of new vacancies. Employers wishing to fill a vacancy may post here or browse the resume bank to find qualified candidates. - See more at: http://jobs.musicalamerica.com/home/index.cfm?site_id=16061#sthash.lqCmF...

For job listings that may require registration and/or a paid subscription, we recommend:

Theatre Communications Group's ArtSearch

For free listings, check out: http://artjobs.artsearch.us/

To learn more about arts administration as it exists within the various disciplines by visiting the national service organizations below. Each organization may also have job listings specific to their discipline:


For a list and description of the top 50 web sites for posting and finding jobs, go to:

https://www.betterteam.com/job-posting-sites

In addition to the above, you may find the following organizations and links to be of use. Following list is courtesy of Harmon Greenblatt, director of the Arts Administration program at the University of New Orleans.

AAAE (Association of Arts Administration Educators) – http://www.artsadministration.org/jobs/

-Arts Administrator jobs, arts administration educational jobs – Also a great place to find out which universities have Arts Management/Administration degrees

NYFA.org – includes fine arts and performing arts

LinkedIN – type in your search words to get a better art focus

Idealist.org – specific focus on non-profit arts

American for the Arts – organization focused on advancing the arts in the US with job openings state by state

APAP – Association of Performing Arts Presenters - Has career center with job postings

ArtSearch – hosted by Theatre Communication Group (need to buy a membership)

MusicalAmerica.com – performing arts positions in North America (need to buy a membership)

ISPA.org – International Society for the Performing Arts has a Career Center

Media Bistro – for-profit communications, PR firms, ad agencies, media companies, television networks,

Philanthropy News Digest – All non-profits – not just arts related (philanthropynewsdigest.org/jobs)

http://www.playbill.com/job/listing -Theatre jobs

Indeed.com – More of a Job Board Search Engine

Simplyhired.com – Another Job Board Search Engine

DanceUSA.org – Dance Field related jobs

Backstage.org – Theatre Field related jobs

Dance NYC.org – Dance Field related jobs

DanceJobs.com – Dance Field related jobs

CareersinMusic.com – Record Company Focused Jobs

And obviously the company’s website that you want to work for!

Arts Administration

Rockefeller Arts Center
State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
(716) 673-3217