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Employment Opportunities

Technical Director

The Arkansas Arts Center Children’s Theatre seeks an individual with a thorough understanding of all aspects involved in technical theater, including construction, design, lighting equipment, rigging and sound. The technical director ensures all technical aspects of the production work smoothly and safely. This person creates working construction drawings that translate a set designer's idea into workable plans for the scenic crew and coordinates schedules so the lighting, sound, set and other crews have the time they need to set up their work onstage. The technical director also coordinates with the director and stage manager to ensure actor safety and fulfillment of the director's vision. Rigging – the placement and safety of any elements that are placed over the stage – is also the technical director's responsibility. People and time management skills are a must, as are a focus on safety. Must work well with designers and be a part of concept development teams. Bachelor's degree in technical theater is preferred but combination of education and experience will be considered. Excellent communication skills are a must. Excellent Benefits. Submit cover letter and resume to personnel@arkansasartscenter.org by June 30, 2018.


Part-Time Facilities Associate

Responsibilities consist of maintaining the cleanliness and upkeep of the facility/building and grounds. Assist with set up of special events on weekends. Ability to read and write simple correspondence and prioritize multiple assignments; positive communication skills are necessary. Outlook/computer familiarity is helpful. Ability to lift and/or move up to 100 pounds is mandatory. Valid driver’s license is required. Must be dependable.

Start times are as follows:

  • Saturday: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Sunday: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Some special events may provide opportunity for additional hours.

Please submit resume to personnel@arkansasartscenter.org.


Education Specialist–Artmobile

The AAC is seeking an Education Specialist–Artmobile, who will extensively travel the state with the Arkansas Arts Center’s Artmobile, a 40 foot long mobile exhibition space. The ideal person will be an educator that can accommodate a very flexible schedule to include overnight travel while being able to interact well with audiences (generally school children) and having the ability to pose carefully-crafted questions that inspire critical thinking according to the grade level. The Education Specialist–Artmobile also assists in the interpretation of objects, performs minor upkeep of the exhibition space and serves as a liaison between the AAC and the sponsoring organization. When not traveling with the Artmobile, the specialist will work onsite at the AAC in Little Rock assisting with expanding the Artmobile audiences, being an active team member in the development and research of suitable exhibits for the Artmobile; as well as other assigned duties, primarily to support the AAC education department. Required education and/or experience include a bachelor’s degree from a four-year college and/or two to four years related experience; excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong organizational and time management skills; advance computer and research skills. A degree in art, education or related area is preferred. Excellent Benefits. Please submit cover letter and resume to personnel@arkansasartscenter.org.

Hours: Tues - Sat 10 AM - 5 PM | Sun 11 AM - 5 PM      Address: 9th & Commerce / MacArthur Park, P.O. Box 2137, Little Rock, Arkansas 72203-2137      Phone: 501.372.4000

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