The Shemer Art Center is currently taking applications, through April 30, for the position of:


Summary of Responsibilities:

For this position we are seeking an experienced candidate to provide general administrative duties for a vibrant art center in Phoenix.  Duties include answering phone calls, drafting and sending correspondence, filing, maintaining the office calendar and systems, assisting with meeting preparation, and database entry.  The selected candidate will have experience as an executive assistant and a positive attitude to share with others!

Typical Job Duties:

–        Opening and closing the art center as needed.

–        Answering and routing phone calls, ensuring responsive and positive communications throughout the organization.

–        Greeting visitors and responding appropriately to their requests.

–        Reviewing and answering a variety of correspondence, including letters and handwritten thank you notes. Also includes assistance with preparing for meetings and database entry.

–        Tracking and ordering office supplies as needed, including setting up a monthly budget and supply list.

–        Acting as a liaison as needed for the Executive Director.

–        Assisting as needed at exhibition openings and events.

–        Assisting with membership organization and coordination.

–        Assisting with volunteer organization and coordination.

–        Assisting with press clippings monitoring and compilation.

Position reports to Executive Director and requires regular use of MAC computer.  Additional skills include:

  • Customer service/relations, retail sales experience
  • Art experience/background
  • Computer and correspondence skills (Word, Excel)
  • QuickBooks
  • InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop

Terms of Employment:

–        Part-time position: 20-25 hours per week (non-benefitted)

–        Position hours:  Tuesday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Thursday evenings and Saturdays as needed.

–        Hourly pay rate:  TBD based on experience.


There are no additional employment opportunities available at this time.  However we ALWAYS encourage inquiries about volunteer or intern opportunities!