Akron Soul Train is hiring a Gallery Assistant

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Akron Soul Train is hiring a Gallery Assistant


Akron Soul Train (AST) is an artist residency program connecting and empowering the community and artists by granting fellowships that provide resources for all creative disciplines, thereby fostering a more vibrant downtown Akron. AST is looking for a highly organized individual for a part-time position in Arts Administration. The ideal candidate will exhibit a strong interest in a career in the arts and have excellent communication skills.

Reports to: Operations Manager and Arts and Programming Coordinator

Position: Part-time Hours: 10-15 hours per week with possible room for growth

Education: BFA, BA, MFA, or MA in progress


● Some knowledge of arts trends, art history, and art theory

● Creative problem solving and critical thinking

● Excellent written and verbal communication

● Interest in pursuing the Arts, Arts Education or Arts Administration as a career

● Must be able to master new software quickly Responsibilities:

● Maintains membership and donor database

● Assists with exhibition productions and openings

● Assists with documentation of exhibitions and events

● Covers gallery hours and assists visitors

● Performs a variety of administrative duties

Please email cover letter and resume to Christine Ries, Operations Manager at christine@akronsoultrain.org by February 16, 2020.

191 South Main Street · First Floor · Akron ·OH · 44308


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