Employment Opportunities

 Executive Director

The Board of Directors seeks a visionary leader with an excellent track record of sound budget management, fundraising, strategic planning and staff management to lead the organization to the next level.  The mission of this role is to ensure the long-term sustainability of the museum by building and maintaining a strong brand identity, expanding revenue sources, and maintaining a high level of fiscal and people management practices. Complete position listing and application information

No phone calls, please. Due to the high volume of applicants only finalists will be contacted. Thank you!


Education Program Fellow

Temporary, part-time contract paid position (stipend). 20-25 hrs per week depending on the schedule.                                             

Job Summary

Working with the Education Program Coordinator, the Education Program Fellow will provide administrative and logistical support for classes and public programs, as well as help advance the Museum’s education and outreach.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide customer service for students and parents of students
  • Process and oversee contracts for teachers and other art education specialists
  • Ensure accuracy of all education program marketing materials and website
  • Monitor registration for all classes, camps and special programs - Manage refunds and class rosters 
  • Coordinate field trips (Art is for Everyone) and Arty Party Birthday Party rentals at the museum.
  • Develop and prepare materials for field trips - Lead group tours for K-12 students
  • Assist with preparation of Museum education internal reports and maintains general reporting records 
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director

Minimum Requirements

  • Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in Art, Art History, Art Education, Museum Studies or related field.  Previous experience in the arts (non-profit) is a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively present information and respond to art and education related questions from staff, students, and the general public
  • Ability to work well with children and families including special needs 
  • Must display initiative, provide creative solutions, and utilize diplomatic skills with minimal supervision
  • Ability to maintain a high level of diplomacy and professionalism in all circumstances
  • Possess excellent organization and communication skills and strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evening, weekend and holiday assignments

If interested, please send your CV and cover letter to stephanie@elmhurstartmuseum.org  


Museum Summer Art Camp Classroom Assistant

This is a temporary, part-time contract paid (hourly) position. 30-35 hrs per week from mid-June to mid August                            

Job Summary

Working with the Camp Counselors, the Classroom Assistants will:

  • Help with set-up of classroom spaces
  • Assist in classes where needed
  • Help provide supervision of children during field trips and snack/lunch break 
  • Help with daily tasks related to closing camp each day

Skills & Qualifications

  • Candidates should have an interest in art and craft activities and enjoy working with children. Experience in art education, early childhood education is preferred. 
  • Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills.  
  • Must possess the ability to interface with the public and interact with all age groups.  
  • Needs to be able to adapt quickly to a variety of tasks, from supervising young children to assisting camp instructors. 

If interested, please send your CV and cover letter to stephanie@elmhurstartmuseum.org 


Elmhurst Art Museum meets all ADA standards and is an equal opportunity employer.