Interested in supporting our mission “to expand and enrich the life of the community through participation in the arts”?  Opportunities to join our team are listed below.  Simply choose the opportunity that’s right for you and complete the on-line application.

We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities at the Hoyt Center for the Arts.


Facilities Manager

We are seeking an experienced Facilities Manager to oversee, coordinate and implement the maintenance, cleaning, repair and replacement of the museum’s properties, equipment and systems.

Reports to: Executive Director

Responsibilities include but are not necessarily limited to:

  • Identify and develop a plan for maintenance, repair and annual upkeep.
  • Perform routine preventative maintenance and equipment inspections including but not limited to HVAC, electrical, plumbing and automated controls to ensure safe and efficient operation.
  • Perform general maintenance and participate in facility upgrades including but not limited to:
    • Minor electrical, plumbing, HVAC maintenance
    • Paint and plaster
    • Fabrication and installation of storage, classroom or exhibition elements
  • Work in concert with Executive Director/Buildings & Grounds Committee to plan and prioritize large-scale maintenance and repair efforts
  • Oversee the procurement and management of outside contractors for large scale facility projects, including the acquisition of necessary quotes and estimates
  • Supervise routine contracted labor/service contracts for buildings, grounds and systems to ensure timely compliance and completion.
  • Manage the operation of building controls automation systems to determine correct operation of systems and makes necessary adjustment to meet environmental needs.
  • Manage annual department budget; keeping records of expenditures, repairs and maintenance on all buildings & properties
  • Ensures equipment is appropriately maintained, repaired or replaced when necessary, providing supporting documentation associated with any recommendations.
  • Supervise custodial staff and assists with cleanliness of museum spaces as necessary, including exterior snow, ice and waste removal.
  • Provide operational support for special events and exhibits taking place at the museum.
  • Assist with scheduling and coordinating facility related deliveries, pickups and facilities vendor site visits.
  • Oversee diagnosis, repair and maintenance of mechanical equipment, electrical equipment and building controls.
  • Manage inventory of cleaning supplies, tools, power equipment, etc.
  • Respond to building alarms and act as an emergency contact.
  • Participate in Buildings & Grounds committee meetings.
  • Remain responsive to the operational and facility needs of museum staff.
  • Remain available to handle after-hours and weekend emergency facilities issues.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

Candidate must have ability to:

  • Proactively communicate (verbally and in writing) with the Executive Director, staff and Buildings & Grounds committee
  • Establish and maintain a harmonious work environment and public relations with museum staff and visitors
  • Recognize the importance of safety in the workplace, follow policies, practice safe work habits and utilize appropriate safety equipment
  • Exhibit mobility to monitor and maintain systems museum-wide and meet the daily demands of the position; standing, bending, stretching, lifting, etc.
  • Able to work a variety of tasks from light to heavy manual labor, and in environments with fluctuating outside temperatures (hot to cold).
  • Able to multi-task and adapt easily to changing priorities


  • Associate degree or certification in HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical and/or Building Automation Controls field.
  • Three years of experience in the field of HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical and/or Building Automation Controls operations and repairs in a facility of similar size and/or like operating systems. Supervisory experience preferred. Knowledge of Johnson Controls is a plus.
  • Strong understanding general building maintenance and preventative maintenance schedules.
  • General knowledge of boiler, chiller, electrical and plumbing operations and maintenance.
  • Strong procurement and negotiation skills
  • Knowledge of OSHA and other related health, safety, security and facilities maintenance concerns.
  • Experience managing historic facilities a plus.


Compensation: $55,000.00 salaried




Teaching Artist


Interested in teaching a class at the Hoyt?  We are always looking for qualified visual and performing artists to add to our roster of teaching artists as a resource for staffing classes, camps, school programs, after-school programs and more throughout the year! Note: Please submit a portfolio of your work to director@hoytartcenter.org upon submission of an application.


  • Experience practicing and facilitating an artistic discipline (visual art, music, theater, dance or literature)
  • Experience working with K-12 students and/or adults
  • Experience writing lesson plans a plus


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