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AT ARTSWESTCHESTER


Job Title:  Director of Administration (Full-Time)

ArtsWestchester, located in White Plains N.Y. seeks a Director of Administration to join its senior staff team. This position requires experience and skills in comptrollership, bookkeeping, accounting, and finance.  Knowledge of GAAP nonprofit accounting and QuickBooks is essential. This position is a hands-on member of the team. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and three to five years of experience.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Preparing annual budget
  • Managing annual audit process
  • Providing financial reports to the CEO and the Board of Trustees
  • Recording and payment of debt service
  • Hands-on management of all accounting functions, including responsibility for accounts receivable and account payables; review of balance sheet; issuing and tracking 990’s; reconciling bank statements, generating payroll.

The Director of Administration is the staff liaison to four committees of the board: Audit, Building, Finance, and Investment.  In addition, the Director serves as the manager of human resources and oversees operations of the organization’s historic building.

Additional skills: Accuracy, dependability, ability to handle multiple projects.

ArtsWestchester is a $4 million, nonprofit. agency that awards more than $1 million in grants annually; leads efforts to build audiences for the arts; and provides an extensive roster of services to artists, cultural organizations and the community.   For more information about ArtsWestchester visit www.artswestchester.org

To apply: Please email a cover letter and resume to: mthomsoncon@artswestchester.org
No telephone calls please.


Job Title:  Folklorist (Part-Time)

ArtsWestchester, an arts leadership and service organization, that also operates a multi-use cultural center, seeks a part-time folklorist with training and experience in community folk arts. Over the past 15 years, ArtsWestchester has developed a substantial folk arts program that showcases traditional music, dance, and material culture.  The ArtsWestchester folk arts program has produced programming involving a wide range of ethnic and occupational traditions of its culturally and economically diverse county that is located just north of New York City. The folklorist works with traditional artists and their communities to document, present, and share with a broader public their work. ArtsWestchester’s folk arts program also provides services to individual folk artists and cultural organizations, and assists communities in sustaining their traditions. ArtsWestchester has also undertaken collaborative programs with folk arts organizations in the region, including City Lore and Long Island Traditions.  The folklorist selected for this position will conduct fieldwork to identify and document practitioners, assist individual artists, communities and cultural organizations, and present at least four exhibitions/public programs each year. Applicants must hold an advanced degree in Folklore. The position is three days per week, with a flexible schedule that includes some nights and weekends. The folklorist is an important part of ArtsWestchester’s team, and works closely with the CEO and other staff to advance the mission and vision of ArtsWestchester.  (The position may be expanded to full-time with additional duties, In addition, primarily collaborating with ArtsWestchester’s gallery staff to develop programs that add another dimension to planned exhibitions, depending upon the successful candidate’s availability, skills and interests.)

Salary: $35,000 – $40,000.

Send cover letter and resume to: Human Resources/ArtsWestchester/31 Mamaroneck Avenue/White Plains, NY 10960


ArtsWestchester is an equal opportunity employer.