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Thank you for your interest in the Shemer Art Center!

Here are the positions for which we are currently interviewing:


The Shemer Art Center is currently seeking a candidate with experience as an Executive Assistant to work directly with our Executive Director and provide support as needed relative to the administration and management of a vibrant visual art center in Phoenix.  Responsibilities will include a variety of administrative, finance, human resources, technology and database-related tasks.  The selected candidate will be flexible, organized, able to multi-task and handle multiple deadlines in an often fast-paced environment, plus have a positive attitude to share with others!

Additional Duties Include:

  • Greets visitors and respond actively to requests.
  • Oversee purchase, inventory and set up for hospitality opportunities and events.
  • Track and order office supplies as needed, including establishing a monthly budget and regular supply list.
  • Assist with grant applications and follow up.
  • Assist as needed at exhibition openings and events.
  • Assist with membership organization and coordination.
  • Assist with volunteer organization and coordination.
  • Document and update office operating procedures.

Position Skills and Experience:

  • Art and/or retail sales experience/background
  • Customer service and guest relations
  • Strong computer, communication and correspondence skills
  • MAC computers (Apple), Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • QuickBooks
  • InDesign, Canva, Illustrator or Photoshop experience helpful
  • NEON or similar CRM knowledge helpful

Terms of Employment:

  • Hourly/Salary, Full-time, Benefited position
  • Tuesday – Friday, 8am – 5pm
  • Additional hours when needed for evening events and weekend festivals
  • Rate: Hourly, TBD based on experience



The Shemer Art Center is currently seeking to fill the part-time position of Gift Shop Coordinator.  The Gift Shop Coordinator will work in conjunction with the Executive Director to implement the policies and procedures outlined to maximize the gift shop image and sales. They also assure that 60+ Arizona arts are professionally represented and that all guests visiting the Shemer Art Center have an outstanding shopping experience.  In this position the Gift Shop Coordinator:

  • Greets and welcomes guests, answers questions, and helps facilitate sales.
    • Share information about the Shemer and upcoming events.
    • Record sales and packages purchases.
    • Capture and help facilitate guests’ interest in seeing additional work by gift shop artists.
  • Assists with bi-annual gift shop submissions for new artists.
    • Monitor applications for completeness and responses to inquiries.
    • Organize artwork submissions and prepares jury form.
    • Draft and send acceptance/declination letters.
  • Schedules artist intake and refresh meetings.
    • Meets with artists and Executive Director to review new artwork.
    • Coordinates with artists to manage restocking of artwork.
    • Creates and maintains accurate artists inventory forms.
  • Maintains professional presentation of gift shop.
    • Creates price tags, artist info cards, and signage.
    • Merchandises artwork in gift shop and lobby display case.
    • Keeps gift shop organized, clean, and tidy, dusts artwork and displays.
  • Maintains artists contact list and membership status.
  • Reviews monthly commission report of artwork sold.
  • Monitors sales, note trends and recommends updates.
  • Researches and recommends process improvements.

Position Skills and Experience:

  • Energetic, friendly, and outgoing
  • Knowledge of fine art, with retail or gallery experience
  • Proactive soft selling skills
  • Merchandising and display expertise
  • MAC computers (Apple), Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)

Terms of Employment:

  • Hourly, Non-benefited position
  • 15 hours per week, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday, 10am – 3pm
  • Additional hours when needed for special events and festivals.
  • Rate: Hourly, TBD based on experience



The Shemer Art Center is currently seeking enthusiastic youth art instructors with experience teaching students ages 8-17.  Youth art instructors are responsible for planning and leading fun and educational art lessons in any media.  Lessons should focus on expanding knowledge of visual art techniques, history and advanced concepts, while also providing a fun and safe learning environment for all students.  Instructors are responsible for helping students create completed art projects to take home.

All interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to  All submissions will be responded to, and interviews will be set up with candidates moving forward, after a review process.

As a non-profit organization, we also continuously encourage and respond to volunteer and intern inquiries!


Thank you again for your interest!