Click on the job titles below or scroll down for information on arts-related job vacancies that have been presented to the Delaware Division of the Arts. For other opportunities in the arts, select from the categories listed below or visit the Arts Job Sites section of our Arts Resources page.

Delaware Museum of Natural History (DMNH)
Director of Development

The Delaware Museum of Natural History (DMNH), located in the culturally-rich Brandywine Valley of Wilmington, Delaware seeks a Director of Development. DMNH opened in 1972 and is the only natural history museum in the state. DMNH houses world-renowned scientific collections, presents engaging natural history exhibits, and offers a variety of educational and public programs to excite and inform people about the natural world through exploration and discovery. The Director of Development is responsible for the planning, execution and management of fund development, and membership activities for the Museum.

To Apply:
Qualified candidates are invited to email their letter of application and resume to or submit them to the Delaware Museum of Natural History, ATTN: Human Resources, P.O. Box 3937, Wilmington, Delaware 19807. Salary requirements must be included.

The deadline for submission is Friday October 28, 2016. EOE

Posted October 14, 2016

Newark Arts Alliance (NAA)
Executive Director

The Newark Arts Alliance, a small, member-based nonprofit organization located in Newark, Delaware, is seeking an Executive Director. Our mission is to provide the citizens of greater Newark with the opportunity to explore and display their creativity, as well as to participate in cultural events that build community.

This position will begin in early December 2016.

Title: Executive Director
Hours: 25 hours per week, flexible schedule
Pay Schedule: Paid monthly, the first week following the month worked
Reports to: Newark Arts Alliance Board of Directors

To Apply:
Please send a cover letter and resume to the Newark Arts Alliance’s Personnel Committee at by November 1, 2016.

Posted October 3, 2016  

The Delaware Institute for the Arts in Education (DIAE)
Executive Director

DIAE is a non-profit arts education organization serving schools and allied arts organizations throughout the State of Delaware since 1982.  The Executive Directorship is an 80%-time position with full benefits.  For more information about DIAE, go to:

Duties include: supervision of a staff of two and oversight of an aesthetic education program, professional development for teachers, school-year arts programming for students K-12 in a standards-based curriculum, and administration of a Wolf Trap preschool program.  Related duties include: grant writing and fundraising, program coordination and scheduling, website and marketing promotion.  

Job requirements: Bachelor’s degree; advanced degree in the fields of art or education preferred (or comparable experience); management experience with non-profit financial practices and supporting software; and a collaborative, team-oriented approach with constituents and staff.  Interest and familiarity with education from pre-K through 12; the performing and visual arts; the philosophy and practice of aesthetic education; and experience working with public and private agencies and administrators is desirable. 

Applications: send letter and vitae with list of references to or, by regular mail to Libby Quartullo, DIAE, P.O. Box 3015, Wilmington, DE 19804; tel: 302-992-1404.

Posted September 15, 2016

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation (MAAF)
Executive Director
Baltimore, Maryland

The executive director (ED) will be the chief executive officer of the corporation, responsible to the board of directors, reporting to the chairperson in overseeing the affairs of MAAF. This innovative executive will lead MAAF into its next period of growth and distinction. As the lead spokesperson and public face of MAAF, the ED will serve as a leader in the national arts landscape and have a comprehensive understanding of the MAAF mission, role, and potential as a regional arts organization.

Please submit a letter and resume (electronic submissions preferred) with a summary of demonstrable accomplishments to: Mr. Dale Hedding, Vice President Arts Consulting Group, Inc. Email:

Posted August 17, 2016

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