Heights Arts is currently hiring community-minded people who are passionate about the arts. Below are currently open positions.


PLEASE NOTE: We will not consider incomplete applications. Before you begin the application process, please be prepared to provide 3 professional (or educational for interns) references and the following in PDF format ONLY:

  • Cover Letter  (PDF format)
  • Resume (PDF format)


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The Program Assistant is a part time position, which will support staff and
Heights Arts program committees in the administration and implementation of all programs
including public art, visual arts (exhibition and store), literary, music, and membership (artist,
individual and business) programming, and marketing and communications of those programs. A
clear understanding of Heights Arts’ strategic initiatives is necessary to ensure programming aligns
with Heights Arts’ mission, goals, and values. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are
necessary to effectively tell the Heights Arts story via grant reporting, PR, advertising, online
presence, and most importantly by representing Heights Arts at public events and in the community.
This position reports to and supports the Program Manager.

When: Between 10 and 12 onsite hours per week. Schedule includes regular hours in addition to
programming and event schedule, and staffing needs. This position is approximately 75%
Marketing and 25% Programming.

Compensation: $12.00 – $13.00 per hour
401K Matching
Employee store and exhibition discounts
Paid Holidays

Eligibility: The successful candidates will be self-motivated and deadline-oriented. Must have
excellent communication and writing skills, and prior experience in promotion through social media
platforms. Must be highly organized and experienced in managing project details, and understand
the strategic goals of the organization to provide effective communications about Heights Arts

Preferred: Experience planning, organizing and / or working at a nonprofit or arts-oriented
organization. Experience with Adobe Suite and video software. Knowledge of and connection within
the arts community – especially in literary, visual and musical arts.

Full description – Program Assistant PT Description


Application deadline:

July 31  for October – May Internship

February 28 for June – January Internship


Heights Arts is seeking an intern for our store in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. This internship will assist Heights Arts in two different phases of implementation and follow-up of our Holiday
Store, and maintenance of our year-round Store. The Holiday Store happens every year in the months of November and December, representing a large portion of Heights Arts’ income for
the year.

When: This position is 10 to 15 hours during the school year and 15 to 20 hours a week (including evenings and weekends) in the summer.
Compensation: Intern pay is $10.00 per hour, paid with a two week-delay semi-monthly.

Eligibility: Internships are available for university undergraduate and graduate-level students and recent graduates of university programs. Working artists and exceptional high school students will be evaluated and accepted on a case-by-case basis. College Credit for your internship may be arranged through your university.

Full internship description – Gallery and Store Intern


Application will reopen for next season: March 2022

for 2022-2024 Internship


Heights Arts is accepting applications from rising Juniors of HHS to serve on its Exhibition Sub-Committee. This is an opportunity for students to experience a “behind-the-scenes” look into the process of producing an art exhibition. They will gain valuable skills in leadership while obtaining hands-on experience in every aspect of successful visual art exhibition.

When: 2022-2024 school year

Compensation: The Heights Arts Exhibition Subcommittee position reserved for a high school student comes with a $250 stipend, with half distributed mid-year and the balance at end of term.

Eligibility: Rising Juniors of Cleveland Heights High School. Students are required to obtain a Cleveland Heights High School teacher recommendation.

Full internship description here – HS Exhibition Intern



Heights Arts is a nonprofit community arts organization in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. Founded in 2000, Heights Arts cultivates a strong, diverse, and collaborative arts community by inspiring people of all ages to engage in the arts; supporting the arts through education; providing exhibition and performance opportunities; and fostering public appreciation for the arts.  The organization contributes to the region’s artistic vitality by showing regional artists at Heights Arts Gallery on Lee Road near Cedar Road, facilitating public art and design projects, presenting chamber music and other concerts in intimate settings, nominating and supporting the Cleveland Heights Poet Laureate, and holding classes and workshops in the arts.

Heights Arts does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, height, weight, physical or mental ability, veteran status, military obligations, and marital status.

Internship positions are generously funded by the Jean, Harry and Brenda Fuchs Family Foundation