Job Opportunities

Job opportunities at Cedarhurst Center for the Arts require all levels of training, experience, and education for positions in a variety of areas. Cedarhurst is an equal opportunity employer.

See below for current opportunities at Cedarhurst. If you would like to volunteer at Cedarhurst click here.

Full Time Position

Cedarhurst Center for the Arts is seeking a full time team member for our operations staff. The ideal candidate for this position will possess a wide range of handyman skills as well as a customer service oriented personality. Daily tasks for this position include, but are not limited to; basic plumbing, basic electrical, small engine maintenance, mowing, weed eating, handling artwork, setting up events, assisting guests and rental clients, working museum events and other tasks as directed. 

Summer Employment Opportunity for a Graduating High School Senior

Description: Cedarhurst Center for the Arts (Mt. Vernon, Illinois) is looking for a high school graduating senior who can serve as a part-time Summer Assistant to the Director of Cedarhurst's Shrode Art Center.

Compensation: $10/hour, up to 25 hours/week

Qualifications: Applicant must be a high school senior graduating in 2018 and must have been enrolled in art courses during their high school tenure.

Interested parties may submit a resume and cover letter by May 30, 2018, to

Duties and Responsibilities: 

Assist with Exhibitions: accept and catalogue competition entries; set up and break down exhibits; create labels; etc.
Manage Clay Room activities: Reclaim clay; track inventory; prep, load, and unload kilns; glaze and prep student artwork for firing, etc.
Prepare art materials for lessons, classes and activities. (After School Program, Summer Camp, Thursday Night Live, Family Days and Special Events)
Assist summer camp teachers with lesson administration, material preparation, and assists students with their projects as needed
Organize Shrode Art Center (SAC) Supply Closet and track inventory
Promptly and cheerfully greet visitors and serve as an information resource to guests.
Assist SAC Administrative Assistant with clerical work; mailings; and payn1ents; as needed.
Facilitate children's art activity station weekly during Thursday Night Live program
Staff SAC building when Director is away on business, meetings, or lunch hours.
Attend Staff Meetings: Held the first Tuesday of every month at 9:00 a.m. - Shrode Art Center

** Cedarhurst has received a one-time grant from the Illinois Arts Council to fund this part-time position. 

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