Employment, Faculty, & Internship Opportunities

Education Assistant

Perkins Center for the Arts is seeking a part-time Education Assistant (EA) to work closely with the Director of Education and assist with the day to day operations of Perkins arts education programs.  The EA will be responsible for tracking registration, communicating with faculty and students, assisting with faculty contracts, life model contracts, supply requests, paycheck requests and camp registrations. The EA will be responsible for data entry, documentation of classes (metrics and photographic), content management for quarterly class catalog, website maintenance for classes, as well as provide general support to the Director of Education and assist with day to day operations.  The Education Assistant will also serve as the Summer Camp Manager. The EA will assist with the development of Perkins Center 8-week Summer camp, including but not limited to teacher recruitment and contracts, camp registrations, supply orders and pay requests. As the Summer Camp Manager, the EA will play a significant role in hiring camp counselors and recruiting CITs as well as identifying a “Lead Counselor.” Entering camp descriptions on Perkins website and marketing the camp to the public will also play a part in this role. Day to day management of the camp will include discipline, overseeing of staff and field trips as well as day to day operations. This part-time position is approximately 29 hours/week. Hours are flexible and can be negotiated. Candidates should have the ability to travel between the Perkins Moorestown and Perkins Collingswood locations. Candidates should have the physical ability to handle stairs, the ability to lift up to 30 lbs. and assist with classroom set-up and break-down. Salary range is  $23,000-$26,000 based upon qualifications.

Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to ahunt@perkinscenter.org. Closing for this position is September 17.

Conservatory of Music Faculty

Please contact create@perkinsarts.org 

Visual and Performing Arts Faculty

Art Instructor (independent contractor)
Perkins Center for the Arts is accepting proposals from qualified teaching artists for its Adult Advanced Watercolor, early youth art classes, and summer art camp in Moorestown, NJ. These independent contractor instructors must be available to teach weekly classes at the Center, or for camp teachers once a day M-F for two weeks. Art classes for adults range from 2-3 hours, and art classes for youth range from 1 1/2- 2 hours. To inquire, send an email to Studio Class Manager, Grace Howson, and include the day(s) and time(s) you are available. Email only, ghowson@perkinscenter.org.

Resumes and information will be reviewed. Please be assured that we will contact you in the event of an appropriate match.

Summer Camp Counselors

Summer 2018 counselor positions open in February 2018. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, or 17 with previous CIT experience.

Internships

For information about internship opportunities, please contact us at create@perkinscenter.org.

Volunteer

Perkins Center was founded by an all-volunteer committee of Moorestown residents 30 years ago. Volunteers have continued to play an important role in the inner workings of Perkins Center throughout its history. Volunteering can also provide individuals with the opportunity to become more involved in their community, to learn new skills, and make new friends.
Please join with us and become a partner with Perkins Center as we continue our mission to provide excellence in the arts to the residents of southern New Jersey. Contact Perkins Center for the Arts via e-mail at create@perkinscenter.org and a Perkins Center representative will be in touch with you to discuss volunteer opportunities.

Volunteer Interest Form

Perkins Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Additionally, Perkins Center for the Arts does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission or access to, treatment of or employment in, its services, programs or activities. Perkins Center for the Arts makes it a priority to establish a work place and environment that embraces the spirit of the law ensuring an optimal experience for all, regardless of race, gender, physical ability or any other status protected by law.

Please contact Perkins Center 856.235.6488 or create@perkinscenter.org if you need employment information to be made available in alternative formats such as Braille, large print, audiotape and/or computer disc.

If you are granted an interview, please feel free to request any accessible accommodations.  For further information about access, please visit the accessibility section of our website.

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Moorestown
395 Kings Highway
Moorestown, NJ 08057
Phone: 856.235.6488
Toll Free: 800.387.5226
Fax: 856.235.6624
create@perkinscenter.org

Collingswood
30 Irvin Ave
Collingswood, NJ 08108
Phone: 856.235.6488
Toll Free: 800.387.5226
Fax: 856.235.6624
create@perkinscenter.org

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