Oliver Center for the Arts

OAC Seeks Program Assistant

Immediate Opening for Part-Time Professional Staff

The Oliver Art Center in Frankfort has immediate need of a trustworthy professional part-time staff member with excellent
interpersonal skills to oversee its facilities on evenings and weekends, during OAC events, weddings, and other facility
rental functions.

Required Responsibilities

Front Desk – interacting with patrons, providing artist and area information in addition to OAC information, selling
merchandise in the gift shop, answering the phone and other administrative tasks.

Events – assisting with planning, set up, and implementation of OAC’s various programs, events, and rentals.
Exhibitions – managing gallery during evening and/or weekend hours, assisting with intake or pickup of artwork,
supporting installing of artwork (including hanging artwork and placing sculptures weighing up to 50 lbs.), placing event
signs in community, setting up refreshments for receptions, interacting with patrons and artists.

Other Considerations

The ideal candidate will be friendly and outgoing, will have a track-record of working unsupervised in challenging
circumstances, will be very detail oriented, and will be careful to ensure the safety of OAC facilities, its patrons, and its

Candidate must also be comfortable with technology such as Google Calendar, Email, and using a computer register.

Candidate must be comfortable with the use of hand tools, ladder work, and light cleaning and maintenance as needed.
This position averages 15-20 hours per week (with variation depending on season and task). The position works mostly
weekends and evenings, with some weekday shifts possible.

Preferred Skills and Qualifications
Experience with galleries, museums, office environments, customer service, or events.
Compensation – Hourly position, starting at $15 per hour.

Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to:
ATTN: Julie Pierce
Gallery and Program Director
(231) 352-4151

132 Coast Guard Road Frankfort MI

Our Members


Charlevoix Circle of Arts

Crosshatch Center for Art & Ecology

Dennos Museum Center

Elizabeth Lane Oliver Center for the Arts

Good Hart Artist Residency

Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra

Leelanau Historical Society

Michigan Legacy Art Park

National Writers Series


Traverse City Dance Project

Glen Arbor Arts Center

Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum

Jordan River Arts Council

Mash-Up Rock & Roll Musical

City Opera House

Benzie Historical Society

Harbor Springs Festival of the Book

Downtown Development Authority

The Historic Vogue Theatre of Manistee

Northport Art Association

Voices Without Borders

Blissfest Music Organization

Raven and Lotus LLC

Traverse City Arts Commission

Crooked Tree Arts Center

Up North Arts

Cadillac Visitors Bureau

Parallel 45 Theatre Festival

Old Town Playhouse

Twisted Fish Gallery

Interlochen Center for the Arts

Traverse Symphony Orchestra

Rachael Harrell – Drama Kids

The Croft Residency

Drama Kids – Rachael Harrell


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Ian Jones

Jim Young

Kristi Wodek

Mark Bowyer

Mary Gillett

Megan Heator

Molly Thompson

Renee Hintz

Susan Wenzlick

Ted Alan

Greta Bolger

Edward Kocher

Nick Walsh

Heather Harris-Brady

Monica Stokes

Amanda Kik

Mercedes Michalowski

Sharon Hubbard

Leslie Donaldson

Elizabeth Calcutt

Maia Hausler

Becky Lancaster

Linda Dewey

Melissa Johnson

Daniel Stewart

Walter J. Lee

Michelle Bien

H. Eleanor Jones

Tom Kaufmann

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