Laumeier Sculpture Park has occasional opportunities for full-time and part-time employment, frequent opportunities for seasonal employment and ongoing internship opportunities in a variety of areas.
Laumeier Sculpture Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Laumeier does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. Laumeier is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for its staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors and clients.
Full-Time job Opportunities
Laumeier Sculpture Park is currently seeking a dynamic and experienced Executive Director to drive its mission of engaging the community through art and nature. The Executive Director will advance the Park’s position as a leading cultural institution within the St. Louis region and its reputation nationally among outdoor sculpture parks. This will include vision-building for the organization’s art collection, exhibitions, education programs and collaborative partnerships. The Executive Director will be the lead fundraiser responsible for cultivating donor relationships, securing financial grants and seeking other revenue streams to strengthen its financial position for future investments and long-term sustainability.
Applicants should submit a resume, a one-page narrative describing interest and experience, and the names of three references to Linda Sweet and Bill Appleton, Management Consultants for the Arts, Inc., at firstname.lastname@example.org, with "Laumeier" in the subject line.
Applications will be reviewed by Management Consultants for the Arts, the executive search firm working with Laumeier Sculpture Park. Candidate recommendations are also welcome.
Start Date: Q1 2018
Part-Time + SEASONAL job Opportunities
Laumeier Sculpture Park is currently seeking enthusiastic Museum Guides to ensure a positive and welcoming experience for visitors and provide administrative, visitor services and program support. Museum Guides provide interpretative services to Museum visitors through guided tours and during programs and events (i.e., family programs, exhibit openings), engage visitors in a welcoming manner and are responsive and informative to visitors' needs. The ideal candidate will be hands-on, collaborative, energetic, customer oriented and possess a positive, friendly personality.
Museum Guides are permanent, part-time positions with St. Louis County Parks. Predetermined monthly schedule (average 28 hours per week) will include one weekend day per week and some evenings as needed for special events and programs. The starting salary is $10.30 per hour; no benefits provided.
Application Deadline: October 10, 2017
The Education Department accepts applications for seasonal, part-time Art Studio Instructors on an ongoing basis; applications for any other positions are accepted until positions are filled.
Interested individuals should submit a cover letter indicating their position(s) of interest, resume and three references to Karen Mullen, Curator of Education, at email@example.com.
Internships at Laumeier offer students the opportunity to collaborate closely with staff members and contribute in their particular area of focus. Applicants seeking to obtain college credit for internships should arrange to do so through their university prior to beginning the internship; credit cannot be guaranteed by Laumeier. Applicants should plan to commit 10–15 hours per week at Laumeier for the duration of the internship, with flexible hours to allow for school, part-time work and other commitments.
The Marketing Department is accepting applications for seasonal Marketing Interns. One unpaid internship is available each semester: Fall (September–December) and Spring (January–April). Please submit a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to Lauren Kistner, Marketing & Communications Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.
The Curatorial Department is accepting applications for seasonal Preparator Interns. One unpaid internship is available each semester: Fall (September–December), Spring (January–April) and Summer (May–August). Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, resume and letter of reference to Marty Linson, Chief Preparator, at email@example.com. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.