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Emerald Art Center Director 

The Emerald Empire Art Association (EEAA), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that oversees the Emerald Art Center (EAC), is seeking a part-time Art Center Director to manage the daily operation of the Art Center, located at 500 Main Street in Springfield, Oregon.

This position includes, but is not limited to, mentoring/directing volunteers and staff, coordinating events and programs, and initiating community outreach; also handle daily operation, promotion, and art displays in the galleries; generating funding for the Art Center, programs, and events.

Minimum Qualifications: The successful candidate will be a self-motivated, energetic advocate for the Art Center through community involvement, fundraising, marketing and communications, exhibitions, and events management. Skills needed include:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Grant writing

  • Coordination of fundraising activities.

  • Effective management of a department or organization.

  • Experience working with a Board of Directors in a non-profit organization

  • Proficiency in utilizing computer programs and platforms, but not limited to:

    o Web page maintenance
    o In Design, Photoshop, Illustrator, Canva o Microsoft Word, Excel
    o Traditional and Social Media

    Under the direction of the Board of Directors, the Emerald Art Center Director will have administrative and supervisory responsibilities of the Art Center staff and volunteers, and manage Art Center operations.


Position Details: 

• Part-time position, 10:45 am - 4:15 pm, Tuesday - Saturday; 

   and up to 4 additional  hours per month for special events. 

• Starting Salary is $25 per hour 

• Projected Hire Date: October 24th, 2023 


Interested candidates should submit the following for consideration: 

1. Cover Letter 

2. Resume 

Deadline for submission: October 9th, 2023



Or mail to: 

Emerald Art Center Board of Directors 

500 Main Street 

Springfield, OR 97477 

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