Arts Educator/Outreach

Sweetwater Center for the Arts, a non-profit art center located in Sewickley, PA seeks an experienced teaching artist to assist with our various outreach partnerships in Northern Allegheny and southern Beaver Counties. We are looking for an instructor who is comfortable and experienced in working with youth from ALL backgrounds and who understands how the arts can make a positive impact on a child and therefor the community. A demonstrated understanding of contemporary trends in art education, and previous teaching experience is required. Artists of all disciplines are encouraged to apply - this includes Visual Artists, Dancers, Musicians, STEAM Professionals, Makers, and Social Practitioners. Applicants must have Act 34/114/151 clearances.

Applicants should send a cover letter, resume including two professional references, and examples of artwork via a link to website in the body of the email, or up to 5 JPEG images of artwork as an attachment.

To apply, please mail or email a cover letter and resume to Derek Reese, Director of Education and Outreach, Sweetwater Center for the Arts, 200 Broad Street, Sewickley, PA 15143

email: dreese@sweetwaterartcenter.org



Sweetwater Center for the Arts, a non-profit art center located in Sewickley, is hiring a part-time receptionist. Primary responsibilities include maintaining a presence at the front desk, providing excellent customer service, fielding telephone calls, receiving and directing customers with a positive attitude, assisting instructors, setting up for classes, filing and data entry, cleaning up and closing building.  Qualifications: applicant must be responsible, organized, possess strong interpersonal skills and have basic computer knowledge.  Education: completion of high school; pursuance of college degree an asset.  Applicant must have a current Pennsylvania driver’s license and reliable transportation. This position is ideal for individuals who are currently in college and/or looking for a part-time job to supplement their income.


Schedule may include but is not limited to:

Monday – Thursday evenings

Alternating Friday & Saturday shifts


Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to:


Nichole Remmert, Executive Director

Sweetwater Center for the Arts

200 Broad Street

Sewickley, PA 15143



Duties include:

·        Front desk duties:  answering phones, customer service



·        Set-up/Clean-up of classes for that day and for the following day

·        Opening/Closing building properly/setting alarm

·        Checking main voicemail

·        Sorting mail

·        Taking class registrations

·        Updating database

·        Class cancellation and other education phone calls

·        Assisting with event preparation

·        Clean bulletin boards, bins around building

·        Restock bins around building with Sweetwater literature

·        Other duties as assigned