Worcester Art Museum

55 Salisbury St.
Worcester, MA 01609

Date Posted:
August 09, 2021

Central Massachusetts



Studio Programs Staff Assistant


Title: Studio Programs Staff Assistant

Education Division

Type: Part-Time, Non-exempt

Reports To: Studio Class Programs Administrator

Direct Reports: None

Rate: 14.00-15.50

Purpose: To provide direct, hands-on support to Studio Programs Staff and Instructors in classes, this position requires specialization in media, the ability to plan and lead activities independently, and the ability to lend clerical support.


  • Maintain studios and inventory of studio supplies
  • Act as an instructor’s assistant when necessary, including the ability to work and interact with youth, to adapt to a wide range of student abilities, and to assist with interpreting directions to any student who needs extra attention
  • Assist the Studio Class Programs Supervisor with Saturday youth programs throughout the year
  • Help coordinate mailings, course evaluations, and basic class registrations
  • Plan and lead activities independently for Extended Day sessions, workshops, and events
  • Support education staff for tours and programming as necessary
  • Perform other related duties as assigned



  • Interest in art education
  • Regular and reliable attendance, including working on Saturdays
  • Knowledge of, and ability to, work with a wide range of art materials
  • Ability to work independently and as directed by staff or faculty
  • Ability to work with students of all ages, including being comfortable working with youth.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Suite, ability and willingness to learn new software
  • Ability to take on public-facing customer service roles as necessary


High school graduate or equivalent art experience; knowledge of studio art


Prior experience working with youth and familiarity with art supplies. Background in art or education, preferably both.

How To Apply:
Please apply on our website: Worcesterart.org
Apply by:
October 04, 2021
About this Organization:

Collection Information

The Worcester Art Museum creates transformative programs and exhibitions, drawing on its exceptional world-renowned collection of 38,000 works of art spanning 51 centuries. Central to its mission is a focus on audience engagement, connecting visitors of all ages and abilities with inspiring art and demonstrating its enduring relevance to daily life. The Museum’s creative initiatives—from pioneering collaborative programs with local schools, to fresh approaches to exhibition design and in-gallery teaching, to a long history of studio class instruction—provide opportunities for its diverse audiences to experience art and learn both from and with artists.

Centrally located in New England, Worcester is an hour from Boston, Providence and Hartford, an hour and a half from the Berkshires, three hours from New York City, and is convenient to Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine.

The Museum is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity.