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Our vision is to be the leading cultural destination in the Great Lakes Bay Region, and a leader at the state and national level. Known and respected for our diverse, entertaining and education programming in art, science and humanities, we will inspire both audiences and participants.

Current Employment Opportunities:

 

Position Title: Facilities Staff 
Supervisor: Facilities Director
Classification: Full time Non-Exempt (Hourly)
Last Updated: December 2, 2021

POSITION CONCEPT:
The position reports directly to the Facilities Director, but receives daily direction and daily guidance and supervision from the Environmental Services Supervisor. The position also receives direction from the Maintenance and Setup Supervisor as needed. Facilities Staff provide a clean and safe environment for employees, patrons and visitors for all facilities comprising the Midland Center for the Arts.


APPLICATION INFORMATION
Email cover letter and resume to:
HR@midlandcenter.org

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Position Title: Partnerships Coordinator
Supervisor: Senior Manager of Development
Classification: Full time Exempt
Last Updated: November 15, 2021

POSITION CONCEPT:
Under the guidance of the Senior Manager of Development, the Corporate Partnerships Coordinator will develop and manage strategic partnerships with organizations that fund our programs, events and overall operations. This position will be critical in soliciting and supporting partnerships, as well as managing and ensuring each partnership is mutually beneficial for both the Center and our corporate partners. This position reports to the Senior Manager of Development, while working closely with the Programming and Marketing teams, to help build and deploy creative and impactful sponsorship packages and solicitations. Overall this position will assist in increasing earned revenue through collaborative partnerships, unique packages and innovative techniques.


APPLICATION INFORMATION
Email cover letter and resume to:
HR@midlandcenter.org

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Position Title: Center Educator
Supervisor: School & Public Program Manager
Classification: Part Time non-exempt / Up to 29 hours/week
Last Updated: September 22, 2021

POSITION CONCEPT:
The main role of the Center Educator is to be responsible for seeing that visitors have an enjoyable and educational time when engaging with the Midland Center for the Arts. The Center Educator will facilitate guided tours through pop-up art and science exhibits, lead virtual distance learning programs, and assist with workshops, classes, and camps relating to topics of art, science, history, and the performing arts. Center educators will also assist in planning and organizing for the education department. Center Educators promote exhibits and supports the mission of the Center.

APPLICATION INFORMATION
Email cover letter and resume to:

Jennifer Kanyo, Director of Education
Email: kanyo@midlandcenter.org

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Position Title: Adult Acrylic Painting Instructor
Supervisor: Director of Education
Classification: Contracted, January - March 2022
Last Updated: September 28, 2021

Position Concept:
The Adult Acrylic Painting Instructor will be responsible for conducting engaging and educational beginning-advanced acrylic painting classes for adults. The instructor will be responsible for content development and delivery. The Instructor will work with the Director of Education and fellow Studio School Faculty members to develop new program offerings as available. The Instructor is responsible for the safety of the classroom. Contracted positions last approximately 3 months and are eligible for renewal with the start of each new Studio School term in the Fall, Winter/Spring, and Summer.


APPLICATION INFORMATION
Email cover letter and resume to:

Jennifer Kanyo, Director of Education
Email: kanyo@midlandcenter.org

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Position Title: Human Resources, Payroll & Benefits Specialist
Supervisor: CFO/Vice President of People Strategy
Classification: Full Time Exempt
Last Updated: September 14, 2021

POSITION CONCEPT:
Under the general supervision of the CFO/Vice President of People Strategy, the Human Resources, Payroll & Benefits Specialist implements the activities relating to the Center’s human resources, payroll, and benefit processes. This position also assists and advises the VP of People Strategy on all HR matters especially communicating any concerns that affect the wellbeing of Center employees.

APPLICATION INFORMATION
Email cover letter and resume to:
HR@midlandcenter.org

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Position Title: Executive Chef and Kitchen Manager
Supervisor: Director of Visitor Services
Classification:
Full Time, Exempt or Part-Time Non-Exempt
Last Updated:
December 1, 2021


POSITION CONCEPT:
Under the supervision of the Director of Visitor Services, and working in conjunction with the Food & Beverage Manager, the Executive Chef is primarily responsible for the planning, organizing, controlling, directing and completing the work of food preparation of all banquet and catering events with an emphasis on quality and excellence while also maintaining financial profitability.


APPLICATION INFORMATION
Email cover letter and resume to:
HR@midlandcenter.org

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Position Title: Guest Service Specialist
Supervisor: Ticket Office Manager
Classification: Full time, Non-Exempt (Hourly)
Last Updated: October 12, 2021

POSITION CONCEPT:
Under the supervision of the Ticket Office Manager, or the Ticket Office Assistant Manager in 
the absence of the Manager, the incumbent is responsible for generating revenue and providing necessary support for all aspects of the Information Center and Ticket Office operations as scheduled, while creating a positive guest experience that exceeds expectations utilizing the service standards of safety, courtesy, guest experience and efficiency. Guests include visitors, volunteers, staff and vendors.

APPLICATION INFORMATION
Email cover letter and resume to:
HR@midlandcenter.org

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Contracted Position Title: Director of 'MLM Is For Murder'
Compensation: ~$1,500 honorarium
Dates: 
Auditions are slated to be December 13- 17. Rehearsals take place in January & February. Performances are scheduled for February 25-27.

Last Updated: October 18, 2021

POSITION CONCEPT:
Midland Center for the Arts is a multi-disciplinary arts center located in Midland, MI, about 2 hours north of Detroit. We are home to the Midland Symphony Orchestra, a Sphinx partner, and member of NAAS and a SOPA. Our community theatre group is seeking a director for our world premiere production of MLM Is For Murder, presented in conjunction with the AACT New Play Fest 2022. The chosen director will work in conjunction with Midland Center for the Arts staff to hire a creative team.

APPLICATION INFORMATION
Email resume, show concept and proposed rehearsal schedule to:
Travis Kendrick, Manager Of Produced Theatre & Theatre Education
Email: kendrick@midlandcenter.org

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Contracted Position Title: Conductor of Contemporary A Cappella Ensembles
Contract Dates: Rehearsal schedule is variable based on the schedule of the desired candidate, expectation of a minimum of twice annual concerts. Concert dates TBD.
Compensation: ~$5,000 

Position Description:

Midland Center for the Arts is a multi-disciplinary arts center located in Midland, MI, about 2 hours north of Detroit. We are home to the Midland Symphony Orchestra, a Sphinx partner and member of NAAS and a SOPA. New in 2021-2022, Midland Center for the Arts will begin a contemporary a cappella program featuring one adult and one youth contemporary a cappella ensemble. The desired candidate will design a concert season and rehearsal structure for both ensembles in conjunction with Director of Choral and Orchestral Programs. The candidate must be willing to lead rehearsals from the piano for both the adult and youth ensembles. If interested, the candidate may sing in the adult ensemble.

Qualified candidates should submit their resume’ to Director of Choral and Orchestral Programs, Dr. Matt Travis at travis@midlandcenter.org on or before August 15, 2021.

Position Title: Lounge / Banquet Server
Supervisor: Food & Beverage Manager
Classification: Part time, Non-Exempt (Hourly)
Last Updated: May 13, 2021

POSITION CONCEPT:
Under the supervision of the Food and Beverage Manager this position is responsible for providing food and drink service to patrons. Events can include large to mid-sized events such as weddings, corporate events, holiday parties, religious events, and at the weekly Thursday night lounge. Duties can range from direct table service, buffet service, and bar service. Some bussing of and general cleaning of tables will be involved as well. The specific duties of this position will change based on the requirements for a specific event.


APPLICATION INFORMATION
Email cover letter and resume to:
HR@midlandcenter.org

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Position Title: Busser/Dishwasher/Food Runner
Supervisor: Food and Beverage Manager
Classification: Part Time Non-exempt (Hourly)
Last Updated: March 31, 2021

POSITION CONCEPT:
Under the supervision of the Food and Beverage Manager this position is responsible for efficiently transporting dirty dishes to the kitchen, washing them and returning them to stock. This position may also transport food from the kitchen to the service area.

APPLICATION INFORMATION
Email cover letter and resume to:
HR@midlandcenter.org

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Position Title: Banquet Sous Chef
Supervisor: Food & Beverage Manager
Classification: Part time, Non-Exempt (Hourly)
Last Updated: April 20, 2021

POSITION CONCEPT:
The Banquet Sous Chef works alongside the Banquet Chef to manage daily kitchen activities, including overseeing staff, aiding with menu preparation, food preparation, ensuring food quality and freshness, and monitoring ordering and stocking of supplies as needed. The Banquet Sous Chef also provides meal quality and consistency by following designated recipes.

APPLICATION INFORMATION
Email cover letter and resume to:
HR@midlandcenter.org

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Job openings are posted as they become available. Resumes and applications are accepted only when a position is posted.

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