Open arts-related career opportunities are listed below. CIVA member organizations and institutions are invited to post job openings on the CIVA website, free of charge. Non-members are also welcome to announce open job positions, however, there is a $50 fee for this service.

Cairn University – Ceramics Instructor

Cairn University is seeking adjunct faculty members to teach the following online course: Foundations of Ceramics. Candidates must have a master’s degree in Art or a related field. Teaching experience is required.

Cairn is a conservative, evangelical, non-denominational institution and all faculty have a ministry component to their work at the University that requires them to profess a personal faith in Jesus Christ and be able to articulate and integrate Biblical truth within the curriculum.

Remote Position: No

Location: Langhorne, Pennsylvania

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Application Deadline: August 19, 2022

Contact: Matt Stemler


Bob Jones University – Graphic Design Faculty

Full-time Graphic Design teaching position—instruction in undergraduate graphic design courses rooted in a biblical worldview. Teaching Responsibilities: course preparation, syllabi, grading, other related activities. Faculty Responsibilities: recruit, advise, mentor students; maintain faculty portfolio; collaborate through meetings, committees, curriculum development; engage in professional practice, and professional development. May include other related assigned duties. Applications should evidence the ability to teach graphic design courses (effectiveness and assessments); professional experience in graphic design; proficiency in Creative Cloud; commitment to a biblical worldview through pedagogy and/or service; written, oral communication skills; organizational abilities in teaching and classroom management; teamwork. MFA and Higher education teaching preferred.

Location: Greenville, South Carolina

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Application Deadline: April 23, 2023

Contact: Jay Bopp


Boston Trinity Academy – Art Teacher 2022/2023

Responsible for teaching Foundational Art, Intermediate and possibly Advanced Level courses. Create engaging, age-appropriate lessons and projects that challenge, inspire, and broaden students’ understanding of the Arts and world around them. Have a thorough knowledge of Art history. Monitor student progress through assessments, evaluations, and critiques, and provide feedback that gives students the confidence to learn, improve, and grow artistically. Other duties include:

  • Effective classroom and studio management.
  • Provide a portfolio of student and personal work.
  • Proficiency in drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, and introductory graphic design.
  • Bachelor’sDegree required, Master’sDegree, M.F.A preferred.
  • Certification, or willing to be certified, for AP StudioArt.
  • Experience working with middle&high school students.

Remote Position: No

Location: Boston, Massachusetts 

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Application Deadline: Until Filled

Contact: Kirstin Peltz


Mexic-Arte Museum – Education Associate (Full-Time)

Under the general direction of the Executive Director, Sylvia Orozco, this position is responsible for executing art education and public programs and projects that meet or exceed the museum’s strategic and artistic goals. Duties include assisting in the development, promotion, coordination, & implementation of the Museum’s education programs. Develops and maintains relationships with schools and community groups.

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Location: Austin, Texas

Application Deadline: Until Filled



Messiah University – Assistant Professor of Graphic Design and Digital Media

The Department of Art and Design at Messiah University invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor of Graphic Design and Digital Media beginning August 2022.

Applicants should be able to teach foundational, intermediate, and advanced courses in the graphic design and digital media curriculum, a Design History and Theory course (offered to all students in the Department of Art and Design) as well as advanced capstone courses. We are seeking someone who has experience in the professional practice of graphic design (agency, design firm, UX and UI work, publishing, etc.).

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Remote Position: No

Application Deadline: Until Filled


M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust – Director of Technology and Management Services

The position is responsible for ensuring the effectiveness and efficiency of the IT system to allow users (approx. 35 FTE) to maximize their productivity; to provide leadership and coordination for the strategic use of technology to achieve the mission of the Trust; to lead, manage, and coordinate the collection and dissemination of all Trust information, reports, and data, both inside and outside the Trust; and to coordinate and manage the technology budget and budget planning for technology needs. The person in this position is in regular contact with people and must work well with all personality types, conveying professionalism, friendliness, warmth, and respect while providing information about Trust policies and practices.

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Location: Vacouver, Washington

Remote Position: No

Application Deadline: Until Filled


Trinity Western University – Part-Time Art History Faculty Position

The Dean of SAMC is a dynamic and transformational servant leader of outstanding Christian character, and an effective ambassador of TWU’s mission, vision, and values. As a member of Deans’ Council, the Dean serves as a senior academic leader and Provost advisor, and responsibly represents and implements TWU’s academic and administrative policies and decisions internally and externally. The Dean demonstrates wise, strategic, and collaborative management of the artistic, pedagogical, and scholarly gifts of faculty and students. Possessing emotional and cultural intelligence, entrepreneurial ambition, financial and managerial acumen, and theological insight, s/he works highly collaboratively valuing diversity in people and ideas.

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Location: Langley, BC, CA

Remote Position: Yes

Application Deadline: Until Filled

Contact: Joshua Hale,


Whitworth University – Assistant Professor of Art: Drawing & Painting

The Art Department at Whitworth University invites applicants for a tenure track faculty position in 2-D art at the rank of Assistant Professor. Along with teaching, the professor will oversee the 2-D curriculum, including the 2-D track within the Art major, serve as mentor and advisor to students, engage in research and/or creative work, and participate in departmental activities and faculty governance. Whitworth University is an EEO employer. Application review begins 9/1/2021.

START DATE: July 2022.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: M.F.A. in Painting or closely related field.

TO APPLY: Please submit to

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Remote Position: No

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Contact: Sam Abbot,


Trinity Western University – Art History Instructor

The department of Art + Design in the School of Arts, Media + Culture at Trinity Western University (TWU) in Langley, BC, Canada is seeking a part-time instructor to teach an art history course on the Langley campus this fall; future teaching opportunities in this area are also a possibility. Our immediate need is for the instructor to teach ART 327: Modern Art History (see course description below) this fall semester. The class time is currently scheduled for Monday evenings, but this can be changed if needed.

Course Description:
ART 327 – Modern Art History

This course traces the diverse artistic movements that developed in urban centres throughout Europe from The Great Exhibition of 1851 in London to the Dada movement in Zurich in the 1920s. Students consider the changing role of the artist and the way in which both the subject matter and the stylistic treatment of their art are shaped by and are a response to this “modern” world. 

Required Qualifications:
  • A Master’s degree in art history (or related field) required, (PhD preferred)
  • 1-2 years experience in post-secondary teaching
  • All interested applicants must be able to sign TWU’s Statement of Faith (SoF) and Community Covenant (CC) found at


Contact: Please send your CV/Resume, a brief cover letter, and the signed SoF and CC to the Chair of Art + Design, Joshua Hale, at

Application Deadline: Due to the short timeline, you are encouraged to submit your materials right away. Accepted until position is filled


Grünewald Guild Internships

Guild internships may last from 3 weeks to 5 months. All Guild interns work a 40-hour week, with work time divided into three categories:

  • 20 hours/week: specific internship-related tasks and projects, as directed by the internship supervisor(s)
  • 10 hours/week: self-guided professional development, with occasional input from the internship supervisor(s)
  • 10 hours/week: participation in general community chores, as directed by the guest care coordinator

Guild interns receive free room & board for the duration of their internship, one free Guild class, and significantly reduced tuition on any additional classes they choose to take. Unfortunately, at this time we are not able to provide financial compensation for our interns; however, some previous interns have been able to secure funding through their school’s financial aid office or their home church congregation. Up to $500 travel reimbursements will be issued to interns upon completion of the summer program.

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Application Deadline
Accepted until positions are filled