Job Openings

Development Director

Are you inspired by the power of art to improve lives and connect communities? Do you see the big picture in your job and enjoy building relationships?

The Manhattan Arts Center is seeking a dynamic development director to establish and expand a strategic, sustaining donation structure to advance our organization’s mission.

We are a growing non-profit multi-faceted performing and visual arts center offering you the opportunity to make a big difference. The position has excellent potential for growth. Our organization is highly relationship-centric and nurtures strong community ties through numerous inter-organizational partnerships.

MAC offers a wide variety of arts education programs (painting, watercolor, drawing, etc), music, theatre, ceramics, metals, printmaking, as well as an exciting season of theatre productions, acoustic music programs, and gallery exhibits.

Key responsibilities include maintaining and building relationships with existing donors, identifying and building relationships with prospective donors; planning and implementing fundraising campaigns including capital campaigns; and managing all aspects of grant applications. The position requires superb written, verbal, and relational skills, and the proven ability to secure major gift-giving commitments.

Click HERE for the full job description. 
Send your application to Penny Senften
Open until filled.

Summer Art Camp Openings
We have openings for Instructors (art, clay, drama), Lead Counselors, and Counselors

Applications for Summer Art Camp staff are accepted beginning in January. Review of applications will begin in February and continue until positions are filled. You do not have to be available for all day or all sessions.

To apply, please send a letter of interest and a resume with at least three references to Susanne Glymour, Education Director,  

Detailed job descriptions


Lead Counselor


Summer Camp Dates/Times


M-F 9 am - 12 pm & 1 - 4 pm

Weeks 1&2: May 30 - Jun 9

No camp Jun 12 - 16

Weeks 3&4: Jun 19 - 30

No camp Jul 3 - 7

Weeks 5&6: July 10 - 21

No camp Jul 24 - 28

Weeks 7&8: Jul 31 - Aug 11

Hours for staff:
Morning session 8:30-12:30
Lunch Bunch 12:00-1:00
Afternoon session 12:30-4:30

Arts Educator (applications accepted year-round):

Artists or instructors of Art, Theatre, or Music are encouraged to apply to teach in the field of arts education for adults and children. 

Sample of programs/classes:

  • MACademy Youth Theatre (plays & musicals, Gr K-9)
  • Youth Honors Academy (art, Gr 6-12)
  • Mixed-Level Wheel Clay Classes (ages 14+)
  • After School Clay (youth)
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Workshops 

Please email cover letter, resume, and class proposal to: 
Susanne Glymour, Director of Education:

If you have an idea for a class you would like to teach, inquiries should be made to the Director of Education, Susanne Glymour: