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Cleveland Arts Jobs

We list any part-time, full-time, temporary, internship and apprentice experiences for individual artists, designers, performers, writers and all other creative professions. 

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Contract Artist-Educator

Progressive Arts Alliance (PAA) is seeking local visual artists for contract art instruction positions. Contractors are needed for in-school residencies as well as after school settings, primarily in Cleveland. Residencies focus on arts integration by linking art with existing curriculum to deepen student understanding of academic topics while providing rich, hands-on artmaking experiences. Residencies are designed in partnership with classroom teachers and occur during the school day. PAA’s after school programs focus on providing students with high-quality opportunities in the arts and are not tied to specific academic instruction. Artists will receive paid training in PAA’s processes, and these contract positions are part-time and flexible. 

Technical Director

Saint Ignatius High School is seeking an experienced Technical Director for their performing arts facility. The Technical Director reports to the Breen Center Operations Manager and supports the mission of Saint Ignatius High School by serving as the primary technical resource for all campus and non-campus clients of The Breen Center for the Performing Arts located on the school campus. This position has the daily responsibility for the technical operations of The Breen Center, including lighting, sound, projection, fly system, soft goods, set design and construction, and regular/required maintenance of the systems and components.

Public Policy Intern

Arts Cleveland seeks a Public Policy Intern to assist with the development and implementation of Arts Cleveland’s public policy work in service of the arts and culture community of greater Cleveland.

Education & Community Programs Administrative Coordinator

The Cleveland Orchestra is seeking an Education & Community Programs Administrative Coordinator who will provide administrative support for all Education & Community Engagement (EdCE) programs, select programs of the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra, and Cleveland Orchestra Miami.

Executive Director

Tuesday Musical Association, a 132 year-old Akron, Ohio performing arts organization seeks an Executive Director to advance its mission in three areas: (1) concert series planning and management (2) membership development and (3) educational outreach.

Program Reservationist

Program Reservationist
Performs a variety of clerical and secretarial duties including typing correspondence, and taking reservations. Collecting money, daily revenue balancing, greeting visitors, answering phones, and maintaining files, records and reports. Performs a wide range of program and staff scheduling, along with informational and preparatory support for programming.

Administrative and Data Research Assistant

Position Description: Cleveland Opera Theater was founded in 2006 as Opera Per Tutti by former Executive Director Andrea Anelli on the belief that people from all backgrounds and socio-economic status, if given the opportunity, would be moved by the unique beauty and transformative qualities of opera.
Cleveland Opera Theater is seeking detail oriented volunteers to work remotely to support the administrative staff in data collection, compilation, and documentation. The company requires regular assistance in preparing for and marketing upcoming events as well as recruiting new clients and artists.

Arts Specialist

Arts Specialist Needed to assist with new arts project funded by Ohio Arts Council for residents in Memory Care at Western Reserve Masonic Home in Medina, Ohio. Stipend $5,000. November 2019 - May 2020
22 Mondays plus 3 Sunday afternoon presentations. Time 10-12 hours a week.
Contact: Scott Michal: Call or text (330) 461-0101

Marketing Internship

CAL is seeking a dynamic and innovative intern to work with the Marketing department. This position will support marketing staff in promoting Center for Arts-Inspired Learning.

Length of Internship: 6-12 weeks, commitment of 10-20 hours per week (100 hours minimum), Spring 2020

Studio 105 Program Management Internship

CAL is seeking an individual with youth experience to support after-school arts programming for grades K-8 at their Studio 105 programming space located at 1470 E. 105th Street. This position will support the program manager and CAL teaching artists during the after-school program.

Violin Instructor Part-Time

Seeking a qualified candidate to teach violin to kids and adults. Community arts school in Slavic Village. Hours are weekday afternoons with possible option of Saturday. Must have Bachelor's in music or higher plus two years proven experience teaching individual violin lessons, and proven ability to work well with inner-city children and adults. To apply, kindly email your cover letter, resume, and hours of availability to

On-Site Coordinator

The On-Site Coordinator is responsible for the coordination and implementation of the after-school programming at a school in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD). The On-Site Coordinator is the “on the ground” support to ensure that students have the academic, social-emotional, and health and wellness structures needed.

Executive Director

Opportunity Summary
Les Délices seeks its first Executive Director to enhance capacity, harness momentum, and propel the organization to a new level as they enter their second decade. Alive with a passion for early music and a deep belief in the positive impact that music and the arts has on the wellness of our communities, Les Délices is building audiences while making a strong case for the relevance and impact of their work. Their recent three-year strategic plan (2017-20) has resulted in impressive growth under the combined artistic and executive direction of their founder.

Arts Administration Marketing Assistant

The Orange Art Center is seeking an Arts Administration Marketing Assistant to join our creative team. This professional will have a demonstrated work history in developing and executing a marketing campaign with the primary goal of reaching and engaging new constituents.

The George Gund Foundation Seeks 2020-2022 Fellow

The George Gund Foundation Fellowship provides an opportunity for promising professionals to work inside the Foundation, a philanthropic organization that plays a vital role in supporting the civic life of Greater Cleveland and in various state and national policy deliberations that affect our community. The Fellowship is a two-year, full-time commitment beginning in summer 2020, requiring residence in Northeast Ohio during the term of engagement. The Fellowship experience will be tailored to the Foundation’s needs and will include a wide range of substantive assignments including analyzing grant proposals, organizing and conducting site visits and research related to the Foundation’s grantmaking interests.


Improbable Players, a nonprofit that provides prevention education theatre, is seeking a smart, resourceful, flexible intern to help bolster our work all around. Primary focus will be calling schools and local organizations to book performances. Anyone interested in scheduling, nonprofits, or applied theatre should apply. This position will be unpaid. People of color, LGBTQIA+ identifying individuals, and people of all abilities and socioeconomic backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Winter Internship at Morgan Art of Papermaking Conservatory

Winter interns will be engaged with the Eastern papermaking processes including processing Kozo plants harvested from our garden and training for production of Eastern papers.