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West Michigan Art Jobs

Updated list of art and arts-related jobs in the West Michigan area.  Updated monthly. 

​Resources for visual artists in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  Resources include grant opportunities for artists, fellowships, artist studios, vending and market opportunities, art fairs, and more.  The mission of this resource guide is to serve and support artists in the West Michigan area with tools to elevate their careers.

Job Description: Director of Communications and Marketing - ArtPrize

Company: DownTown Grand Rapids INC.

Job-Type: Full-Time

Salary: N/A

Benefits: Package Provided

 

Position Summary:

 

As the Director of Communications and Marketing you are a dynamic and strategic leader with a passion for the arts and a proven track record in developing and managing comprehensive communications plans. You thrive in a collaborative environment, excel in cross-departmental collaboration, and have a passion for leading teams to achieve specific objectives throughout the annual planning cycle.


 

Job Description: Industrial Arts Teacher 2024-2025 School Year

Company: Jenison Public Schools

Job-Type: Full-Time, On-Site

Salary: N/A

Benefits: N/A

 

Position Summary:

 

To create a flexible educational program and a class environment favorable to learning and personal growth; to establish effective rapport with pupils; to motivate pupils to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to enhance student learning in accordance with each pupil’s ability; to establish good relationships with parents and with other staff members. To help students learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to their development into mature, able, and responsible learners. 

 

Job Description: Director of LSA First Generation Commitment

Company: University of Michigan

Job-Type: Full-Time, On-Site

Salary: $75k-$120k/year

Benefits: N/A

 

Position Summary:

 

The LSA Undergraduate Education Division is excited to welcome applications for the inaugural Director of the First Generation Commitment, a newly created role geared towards launching and leading a college-wide commitment to support our first-generation and underserved student communities. The appointed Director will be instrumental in outlining, implementing, and managing an initiative that embodies an asset-based approach to student success, appreciating our students' unique strengths and potential. To succeed in this role, you must work collaboratively across multiple LSA units by mobilizing existing resources and coordinating with academic and programming units across the college to develop new programmatic elements for underserved student communities. This role will report directly to the assistant dean for student development and career initiatives in undergraduate education. The position will be filled at the Associate or Intermediate level, depending on the candidate's experience and qualifications.

 

Job Description: Copy-Room Operator 

Company: Service Reproduction Co.

Job-Type: Full-Time, On-Site

Salary: N/A

Benefits: N/A

 

Position Summary:

 

We are looking for someone with general computer skills. Photoshop and Autocad knowledge is a plus. Will Train! Must be motivated with strong organizational, multi-tasking and customer service skills! 

 

Applications available in store at:

340 Summer Ave NW

Grand Rapids, MI,

49504

 

 

Job Description: Grand Rapids Fine Arts Tutor

Company:  Varsity Tutors

Job-Type: On-Site, Full-Time

Salary: N/A

Benefits: N/A

 

Position Summary: 

 

The Varsity Tutors platform has thousands of students looking for online Fine arts tutors nationally and in Grand Rapids. As a tutor who uses the Varsity Tutors platform, you can earn good money, choose your own hours, and truly make a difference in the lives of your students.

 

  • Enjoy competitive rates and get paid 2x per week.

  • Choose to tutor as much or as little as you want.

  • Set your own hours and schedule.

  • Get paired with students best-suited to your teaching style and preferences (from thousands of potential clients).

  • Tutor online (i.e. “work remotely”) using our purpose-built Live Learning Platform.

  • Students can take adaptive assessments through the platform and share results to help you decide where to focus.

  • We collect payment from the customers, so all you have to do is invoice the session.


 

Job Description: Warren AP Studio Art: Drawing Tutor

Company:  Varsity Tutors

Job-Type: Hybrid, Full-Time 

Salary: N/A

Benefits: N/A

 

Position Summary: 

 

Varsity Tutors for Schools is partnering with school districts across the country to provide equitable access to high-dosage tutoring for all students through the Varsity Tutors platform. As a school tutor on the Varsity Tutors platform, you can provide consistent, personalized learning in an effort to close both the learning and the opportunity gap.

 

  • Enjoy competitive rates and get paid 2x per week.

  • Choose to tutor as much or as little as you want.

  • Set your own hours and schedule.

  • Get paired with students best-suited to your teaching style and preferences (from thousands of potential clients).

  • Tutor online (i.e. “work remotely”) using our purpose-built Live Learning Platform.

  • Students can take adaptive assessments through the platform and share results to help you decide where to focus.

  • We collect payment from the customers, so all you have to do is invoice the session.


 

Job Description: Environmental Graphic Designer - Detroit

Company: Quicken Loans

Job-Type: Full-Time

Salary: N/A

Benefits: N/A

 

Position Summary:

 

Pophouse is seeking an Environmental Graphic Designer to help craft and execute custom graphics in both 3D and 2D applications for our clients. This team member is passionate about design and always looking to push their skills to the next level. They have a range of both creative and technical experience, are a highly motivated problem solver, and are able to manage a diverse project load and client base. 

 

Job Description: Graphic Designers

Company: Sol Design 

Job-Type: Full-Time

Salary: N/A

Benefits: N/A

 

Position Summary: 

 

We are searching for talented graphic designers to join our design studio! The roles range from junior to senior levels, and pay will be adjusted based on experience. 

 

Each role is a contract position with flexible hours. Interested folks, please email a resume, pay scale, two client references/recommendations, and portfolio to hello@with-sol.com

Job Description: Leadership Team Member 

Company: CreativeMornings

Job-Type: Volunteer, On-site

 

Position Summary:

 

CMGR is growing and changing! We are actively searching for folks to fill roles on our team to help gear up for the 2024 season. Roles include:

 

  • Email Campaign Manager

  • Vibe Setter

  • Breakfast Boss

  • Community Outreach Coordinator

  • Venue Coordinator


 

Job Description: Visual Art Teacher

Company: Grand Rapids Public Schools

Job-Type: Full-Time, On-Site

Salary: $44,036 - $85,368 / Per Year

Benefits: N/A

 

Position Summary: 

 

Essential functions under the Americans with Disabilities Act may include any of the following duties, knowledge and skills. This list is illustrative only and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by employees in this position. Regular attendance is an essential function of this job. Other essential functions may include, but are not limited to the following :

 

  • Develop a high quality school art program using the Elements and Principles of Art & Design as the foundations for creating successful art

  • Provide sound art instruction enabling all students to work in 2-D, 3-D and digital when applicable

  • Demonstrate clear expertise and ability to teach using a variety of mediums

  • Design an effective classroom management plan including behavior expectations and the handling of art materials

  • Provide a safe, creative classroom environment that is focused on learning and student growth

  • Maintain organized classroom spaces, art inventory, student attendance and grades

  • & more.

Job Description: Open Studio Figure Model (Nude)

Company: Crooked Tree Arts Center

Job-Type: Part-Time, On-Site

Salary: N/A

Benefits: N/A

Position Summary:

A Figure Model will pose (clothed and/or nude) for art classes such as Figure Drawing. Models will hold various poses, including quick gesture, action, and extended resting poses with breaks throughout the class.
• Ability to hold a still standing pose for up to 15 minutes or reclining/seated poses for 30 minutes.
• Knowledge or experience with figure modeling is preferred

 

Applicants must be 18+ years of age.

For more information regarding opportunities please contact the following:
Petoskey:  lizerlewine@crookedtree.org
Traverse City:  kristi@crookedtree.org

Job Description: Artistic Director

Company: Grand Rapids Civic Theater

Job-Type: Full-Time

Salary: $50-60,000

Benefits: Package Provided

Position Summary: 

 

Grand Rapids Civic Theatre seeks a dynamic mission-driven Artistic Director. The Artistic Director’s (AD) key mission is to set the artistic and creative vision for Civic Theatre, ensuring that the productions and processes are of the highest possible quality and that the organization is fostering a culture of inclusiveness and belonging. The AD continually assesses, improves upon, and models Civic Theatre’s Mission, Vision, and Core Values within the community.

 

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and work samples (via email, google drive, website link, etc.) to jobs@william-charles.com. In the subject line please type: Artistic Director Application 2023.

 

Civic will begin reviewing applications on July 1 and continue until the position is filled. The start date is negotiable: August 2023 and Spring 2024.


 

Job Description: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor (Photography, Print Media, Sound, Writing, and MORE)

Company: School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC)

Job-Type: Full-time, On-site

Salary: N/A

Benefits: Package Provided

 

Position Summary:

 

The Art Institute of Chicago is an equal opportunity, equal access employer fully committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workplace. We believe in a culture that benefits from a wide range of experience, backgrounds, and career paths, and we encourage nontraditional candidates to apply. All faculty and staff must embrace the School’s commitment to creating an inclusive and equitable institution.

 

To see open positions at the SAIC, click here and scroll down to Current Faculty Openings. Application due dates vary between October 2023 - February 2024. 

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