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Employment

The employment market for arts administrators is vibrant and contains opportunities throughout the U.S. and beyond. Numerous opportunities exist at every level of employment, from interns to executives. Visiting job banks for arts organizations, such as ArtSearch quickly reveals the wide range of searches for administrative professionals in areas including marketing and communications, fund development, executive/leadership, general management, business management, company management, patron services, ticketing and many more. Some sample job titles include:

  • Director of Marketing, Advertising and PR
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  • Director of Marketing and Communications
  • Director of Finance and Administration
  • Director of Development
  • Managing Director
  • Box Office Manager
  • Community Engagement Manager
  • Producing Director
  • General Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Education Director
  • Executive Director
  • Marketing Assistant
  • President and CEO

There are thousands of arts organizations throughout the U.S.  While this list is constantly changing, some sample employers include:

  • Shakespeare Theatre Company
  • Green Lake Festival of Music
  • Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
  • National Black Arts Festival
  • Arden Theatre Company
  • Lancaster Opera House
  • Boston Lyric Opera
  • Chicago Humanities Festival
  • Austin Lyric Opera
  • Stamford Center for the Arts
  • Children’s Theatre Company

The UConn Arts Administration Online Graduate Certificate represents a significant level of education and commitment. Many arts organizations are seeking candidates with direct education in the position they seek to fill and the UConn Arts Administration Online Graduate Certificate will provide candidates with evidence of that, which translates into a substantial competitive advantage.