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Job Opportunities

Published June 1, 2017
The Council on Culture & Arts (COCA) is a great resource to learn about local community events and opportunities in Tallahassee, FL, that promote the arts, culture, and heritage. Considered the local art agency, COCA focuses on visual art and art education, dance, film, history and heritage, music, theatre and literature. In addition, COCA Classifieds features job opportunities. Listed below are current job openings and links to learn more about the job’s responsibilities and the knowledge, skills and abilities required.


Museum Education Program Specialist/Living History OPS Job Opportunity (Open until Filled)


Mission San LuisThe primary responsibility for this position is to inform the public of the history of Mission San Luis through tours, programs, and daily “living history” interpretation. Such costumed “living history'” interpretation will include demonstrations of period crafts, skills, and chores while attired in 17th-century clothing. Training is available to all staff. This includes the history of Mission San Luis, interpretive techniques, working with people of all ages and abilities, etc. Additional responsibilities of this position will include assisting with day to day historic maintenance tasks, including program preparation and clean up, cleaning of exhibit areas, gardening, carpentry, opening and closing of reconstructed buildings, and other related tasks. As needed, incumbent will be prepared to conduct outreach programs and assist with visitor services. More info here.


Executive Director, Opening Nights Performing Arts at Florida State University (Open until Filled)


Opening NightsThe Executive Director, Opening Nights Performing Arts (ONPA) directs all aspects of the organization by administering and implementing strategies that advance the organization through the presentation of world-class programming, dissemination of educational opportunities in the arts, and creation of meaningful community engagement while achieving annual revenue goals (earned and philanthropic). The Executive Director is responsible for the leadership, design, execution, strategy, supervision, and administration of the Opening Nights Performing Arts series at Florida State University. The position serves as the primary resource for professional arts presentation at the University and works collectively and collaboratively with University and community stakeholders on performances, events, and education endeavors on and off campus. More info here.


Art Teacher PK-8th for Holy Comforter Episcopal School (Deadline: August 17)


Holy Comforter Episcopal SchoolHoly Comforter Episcopal School in Tallahassee, Florida, has an opening for a preschool, elementary and middle school art teacher. Responsibilities include leading weekly art classes for students in prekindergarten 3 through 5th grade and a daily 3-D art class for middle school students. Work hours are 7:45 – 3:15, Monday through Friday. Benefits are included. More info here.