Hutchinson Center for the Arts is Hiring!


Position: Program Assistant
Salary: $15 per hour, grant-funded
Position Type: Part Time
Reports To: Executive Director

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This job is a part-time position, with an average of 15 hours per week. Scheduling is very flexible in terms of shift length and days, however some weekends are required. Our hours are Tuesday – Saturday from 10am – 5pm. The Program Assistant will be responsible for a variety of tasks related to programming, and tasks will vary depending on the time of year and the rotation of our programs.

Duties include assisting with the promotion and marketing of upcoming events and classes, assisting with the coordination of youth and adult programming, prepping for classes and workshops, and co-managing the website and social media accounts. Helping at the front desk in the gallery and gift shop when needed is also part of the position, and includes greeting and assisting visitors, processing gift shop sales, answering phones, and light cleaning of artwork and displays. Other duties may also be assigned.

HCA is looking for candidates who are enthusiastic, friendly, and have a passion for the arts and community. The ability to prioritize and manage several projects at once is necessary. Must be able to plan ahead and meet deadlines. Candidates should also have strong writing and communication skills, and be able to build positive relationships with artists, audiences, and community members. Experience with the Google Applications Suite (Gmail, Drive, Docs), Adobe Photoshop or Canva, Square (credit card processing software), Mailchimp, Squarespace and Microsoft Word and Excel is not required but is a plus. Prior experience working for nonprofits, community-based organizations, or arts related fields is a plus as well.

Must be able to work 1-2 weekends per month with flexibility as needed. We are willing to provide training to the right candidate.

To apply, send a cover letter (no more than 1 page) and a resume along with three personal references in a single PDF to Molly Rivera at Call 320-587-7278 with any questions.

Position: Art Instructor
Salary: $20 per hour
Position Type: Seasonal, Part Time
Experience: Previous teaching or arts experience a must

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Summer art instructors are responsible for planning and leading summer art camps for youth ages 5-18. Two-three instructors will be hired for the season. Instructors work June August and teach camps Tuesday-Friday in the morning or afternoon. Scheduling throughout the summer is flexible, with an average of 6-8 classes for the season. Opportunities to teach additional classes and workshops may be available.

● Two years of teaching experience or equivalent work in a similar position.
● Knowledge of 2-D and 3-D artwork in a variety of mediums.
● Experience working with youth or in a community setting is a plus.

If you’re interested in this position, send a resume and cover letter to Molly Rivera at Please include what ages and class projects/themes you would be interested in teaching. For questions, call 320-587-7278.

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