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Jobs @ the PCA

Part-Time Facilities Assistant Position

10-15hrs per week
Minimum wage
Duties include: cleaning studios, bathrooms, hallways, etc. mopping, sweeping, inventory and organizing
** Must be able to work mornings, approx. 7:30AM to 9:30AM

Contact:
Joshua Steffl
PCA Facilities Coordinator
412-361-0873 ext. 322
jsteffl@pittsburgharts.org

Pittsburgh Center for the Arts is seeking volunteers. Various opportunities include visitor services, gallery attending, exhibitions/installation, the PCA shop, special events, and administrative help. Day and evening opportunities available. College credit is available upon request.

Qualifications: Must be reliable, mature, and able to handle responsibility with enthusiasm. Opportunities available from weekly to monthly.

To apply for an internship, contact Jasdeep Khaira at jasdeep@pittsburgharts.org

Artist Residency Program Documentation Intern
Artist Residency Projects Advocacy Intern
Poetry Out Loud Intern
Shop Assistant Intern
Finance Dept. Assistant Intern
Development/Membership Intern
"Essence of Pittsburgh" Exhibition and Book Intern
Center Operations
Artist/Installation Assistant
School Assistant Intern
Facilities Maintenance

Artist Residency Program Documentation Intern
School & Community Programs at Pittsburgh Center for the Arts is seeking an intern to document three to five Artist Residency Projects using a digital camera and a digital camcorder. The intern will edit the images in order to produce a 2-3 minute CD for each project that can be used to market the Artist Residency Program. The intern will also combine the images from all five projects to produce a longer 3-7 minute CD to be used for the same marketing purpose.

Artist Residency Projects Advocacy Intern
School & Community Programs at Pittsburgh Center for the Arts is seeking an intern to work on advocacy for the Artist Residency Program. This person will coordinate the communication going to state senators and representatives about residency projects in their districts this year and last. The intern will do research, compile reports, and send letters to the local and state offices.

Poetry Out Loud Intern
School & Community Programs at the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts is seeking an intern to assist with the Poetry Out Loud project. This person will document the project as well as handle some paperwork and communication. Internship October 2006 – April 2007. Poetry Out Loud builds on the recent resurgence of poetry as an oral art form. The program encourages the nation’s youth to learn about great poetry by memorizing and performing this great work. This helps students master public speaking skills, build their self-confidence, and learn about their literary heritage.

Shop Assistant Intern
The PCA Shop is seeking an intern to assist with the 2006 Holiday Shop. During set-up, this person will assist with appointments to meet shop artists one on one to go through delivered inventory. The intern will work with the shop staff to build and install the holiday shop in the galleries. During the Holiday Shop the shop assistant will also help at the Front Desk.

Finance Dept. Assistant Intern
The Finance Department at Pittsburgh Center for the Arts is seeking an intern to assist with department operations including accounts payable, cash receipts, and filing.

Development/Membership Intern
The Pittsburgh Center for the Arts is seeking an intern to assist the Director of Development in processing memberships and monthly letter correspondence.

“Essence of Pittsburgh” Exhibition and Book Intern
Pittsburgh Center for the Arts is looking for an intern to work on book marketing and distribution and traveling exhibition opportunities for Ron Donoughe’s “Essence of Pittsburgh” exhibition and book. This person will assist in creating a general marketing/sales plan for the “Essence of Pittsburgh” book and contacting local bookstores for commitments to place this book in their store. The intern will also be contacting art centers and museums regionally and nationally to travel the exhibition.

Center Operations
Pittsburgh Center for the Arts is seeking interns and volunteers to assist in daily operations such as greeting and directing museum visitors and guests during daily hours as well as special events and programs, and assisting visitors with admissions and general exhibition inquiries. This person will work directly with administrative staff at the Center on special projects such as letter correspondence, file maintenance and facilities management. The intern will also assist the Exhibition Dept. during show installation.

Artist/Installation Assistant (dependent on exhibition schedule)
The Exhibition Department is seeking interns and volunteers to assist exhibiting artists and the Center curator in installation and removal of artwork. Includes a variety of artistic and manual labor involved in hanging artwork and installation. Studio art and/or carpentry experience a plus.

School Assistant Intern
Pittsburgh Center for the Arts school is seeking an intern to assist with school operations. This person will provide general administrative staff support including clerical tasks, customer service, and other various office projects. The intern will also assist in classroom set-up and maintenance of the studios.

Facilities Maintenance
Pittsburgh Center for the Arts is seeking an intern/volunteer to assist in the general maintenance of the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts school and gallery building. Tasks include painting, moving equipment and furniture, and general building maintenance work.

To apply for an internship, contact Jasdeep Khaira at jasdeep@pittsburgharts.org

Call for Artist/Instructors

Interested in teaching a class at the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts? Do you have an idea for a new class? Submit your class idea directly to us. Or simply contact us for more information. We’re always looking to meet new Artist/Instructors!

For adult classes, contact:
Joshua Andra
Director of Studio Arts Programs
412-361-0455 x324
jandra[at]pittsburgharts.org

For children’s classes, contact:
Dan Barrett
Director of Children’s Programs
412-361-0455 x367
dbarrett[at]pittsburgharts.org