Assistant to the Executive Director

ArtYard’s complex of art exhibition spaces, artist residencies, and state-of-the-art theater bring provocative art, performance, and creative mischief to a small town at the Delaware River’s edge in Frenchtown, New Jersey. ArtYard’s mission is to be an incubator for creative expression and a catalyst for collaborations that reveal the transformational power of art.


ArtYard seeks an Assistant to the Executive Director who will support the ED in bringing to fruition ArtYard’s diverse array of programs, exhibitions, concerts, film series, residency programs, and workshops. The Assistant to the ED will act as a researcher and creative sounding board in the development of ArtYard’s interdisciplinary programming.

The Assistant to the Executive Director will manage the ED’s calendar, schedule ED’s meetings, create, manage and maintain the ED’s filing system, take notes in meetings and manage email, responding to and prioritizing communication. The Assistant to the ED will order supplies, make travel arrangements, and assist with Board packet creation, distribution, and archiving. The Assistant will update and maintain the ArtYard program calendars, both electronic and conference room versions.


The salary for this full-time role is $55,000 to $70,000, commensurate with experience. ArtYard offers a competitive compensation package that includes 80 percent employer-paid health insurance, 11 paid holidays, a Safe Harbor retirement plan, and a generous Paid Time Off (PTO) policy.


Click here for more information or to apply. ArtYard intentionally strives to create equity, diversity and inclusion in all recruitment and hiring practices.

Applications must include:

Cover letter noting the candidate’s interest in ArtYard’s mission and programs and a brief statement of the candidate’s qualifications for the position


Three references; at least two of the references must be employment related.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and we encourage candidates to submit applications by December 9, 2022. This search will remain open until the position is filled.

Email materials in one PDF to [email protected] with the words “Assistant to the Executive Director” in the subject line.


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  • Deanna Norcross
    published this page in Job Board 2022-11-29 13:14:26 -0500