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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: Marketing & Communications Intern
Supervisor: Director of Communications
Classification: Internship (Unpaid & Travel Stipend opportunities available)
Last Updated: April 15, 2022

POSITION CONCEPT:
This position supports the Marketing & Communications department by assisting with the advancement of the mission and brand of the Center by assisting with the coordination of marketing and press plans, content creation, and other special projects as assigned. The ideal candidate is a prospective marketing, communications, public relations, or arts professional, with a go-getting attitude, who is detail-orientated and eager to learn.

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

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Position Title: Guest Services Specialist
Supervisor: Ticket Office Manager
Classification: Part-time, Non-exempt (hourly)
Last Updated: March 10, 2022

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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Position Title: Director of Development
Supervisor: Vice President of Communications and Development
Classification: Full-time, Exempt
Last Updated: March 3, 2022

POSITION CONCEPT:
A knowledgeable, passionate, and creative Director of Development will provide collaborative leadership for retaining, diversifying and developing fundraising opportunities. The individual will be a strong relationship-builder and help us shape the organization’s strategic fundraising priorities, guiding daily operations and working collaboratively with the Vice President of Communications & Development and the COO, and other leadership, to ensure proper solicitation, cultivation and stewardship of donors and sponsors.


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

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Position Title: Technical & Production Manager
Supervisor: Production Director
Classification: Full Time Exempt
Last Updated: March 17, 2022

POSITION CONCEPT:
Under the supervision of the Production Director, the Technical & Production Manager is responsible for the condition of the Little Theatre stage, its equipment, and all associated construction shops and storage rooms, including scenic, lighting, and properties and the content therein.


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

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Position Title: Accountant 
Supervisor: CFO/Vice President of People Strategy
Classification: Full-time, Exempt
Last Updated: February 7, 2022

POSITION CONCEPT:
Under the general supervision of the CFO & Vice President of People Strategy, this Accountant position is responsible for posting daily revenue and perform multiple analysis and account reconciliations related to expenses, income, grants, donations and other.

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

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Position Title: Annual Fund Manager
Supervisor: Director of Development
Classification: Full-time, Exempt
Last Updated: March 3, 2022

POSITION CONCEPT:
Under the guidance and supervision of the Director of Development, the Annual Fund Manager will have primary responsibility for ensuring a successful annual fund and related campaigns and appeals.


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

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Position Title: Center Educator
Supervisor: School & Public Programs Manager
Classification: Part time, Non-Exempt / Up to 29 hours/week
Last Updated: April 1, 2022

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 support the mission of the Center.

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

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Position Title: Summer Center Educator
Supervisor: School & Public Programs Manager
Classification: Part time, Non-Exempt / Up to 40 hours/week (June - August)
Last Updated: April 1, 2022

POSITION CONCEPT:
The Summer Center Educator will be responsible for leading engaging, educational camp sessions for children in one or more of the following topical areas: science, visual arts, theatre/performing arts, history or music (exploring basic rhythms). Summer Center Educators will also have the opportunity to work with general visitors by providing hands-on activities within our temporary exhibits or during special events.


This is a great position for people who want to engage their creativity and create a fun and educational experience for all, this summer! This position will entail up to 40 hours for some weeks, but would average 29 hours or less from June-August.

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

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Position Title: Drawing Instructor
Supervisor: Director of Education
Classification: Contracted, September - December 2022
Last Updated: March 14, 2022

POSITION CONCEPT:
The Drawing Instructor will be responsible for conducting engaging and educational beginning-advanced drawing 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.
APPLICATION INFORMATION
Email cover letter and resume to:
HR@midlandcenter.org

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Position Title: Adult Acrylic Painting Instructor
Supervisor: Director of Education
Classification: Contracted, September - December 2022
Last Updated: March 14, 2022

POSITION CONCEPT:
The Acrylic Painting Instructor will be responsible for conducting engaging and educational beginning & advanced acrylic painting 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.

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
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HR@midlandcenter.org

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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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