Job Opportunities


Lillstreet Art Center offers a variety of internship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students. Our internships are custom designed for each intern, taking into account each applicant's unique skill set, personality, desire to learn, and our current institutional needs.

Interested in an internship? Get more info and apply here.

Textiles Department Director

Part Time/Permanent

Since 1975, Lillstreet Art Center has been a community of artists and students working side-by-side. Our intent has always been to offer an alternative space to create, connect with, and find community. Today, we still strive to build and maintain an environment that inspires artists to create fearlessly. Lillstreet Art Center supports the arts through a multifaceted arts education program, year-long artist residencies, an art exhibition space, retail sales opportunities for artists, studio rentals and arts-based professional development.

Position Summary:

The Lillstreet Textiles Department is a growing community interested in traditional and contemporary craft media. We offer classes in sewing, embroidery, knitting, crochet, quilting, fashion, screen printing on fabric, fabric dyeing with MX, acid and natural dyes, block printing, marbling, frame loom weaving and more.

As department director you will:

  • Oversee hiring, training, scheduling and communicating with roughly 30 employees, including instructors and monitors.
  • Distribute course proposals to instructors and filter responses.
  • Using these proposals, create course catalogs for five sessions per year. This includes:
    • Making sure class offerings represent a wide variety of techniques at every skill level.
    • Keeping a “big picture” eye on the textiles world at large, and recruiting instructors for new and popular techniques.
    • Taking into account instructors availabilities.
    • Writing/re-writing course descriptions according to guidelines provided by Lillstreet.
  • Communicate with instructors and liaise between department staff and Lillstreet administrative staff.
  • Train instructors/monitors on studio usage and equipment.
  • Purchase and distribute all materials requests for classes.
  • Create and distribute open studio schedules.
  • Work with Lillstreet’s Custom Class department to schedule and facilitate custom classes and parties within the Textiles Department.
  • Work with Lillstreet’s Summer Camp Director to schedule and facilitate summer camps within the Textiles Department.
  • Maintain sewing and print studio equipment.
  • Maintain a full department inventory and purchase general supplies when necessary.
  • Manage social media platforms including Facebook and Instagram.
  • Supervise Textiles Department Artist in Residence:
    • Assist in promoting the call for applications to Textiles communities
    • Select a resident annually (Sept-August)
    • Train resident on studio usage/equipment
    • Communicate with resident and liaise between them and Lillstreet administrative staff
    • Studio support including tutelage, critique, etc.


Interested? Email cover & resume to with subject line Textiles Department Director.

 Lillstreet Art Center is looking for instructors to teach in our Ceramics Department. We are specifically looking for those that can teach either one or more of the following subjects:

• First-Time and Beginning Wheelthrowing

• Figurative Sculpture


• Bachelor’s degree in arts or higher or 5+ years as a working artist.

• At least two years of previous teaching experience, or an equivalent combination of education, certification, training, and/or experience.

• Positive, professional and motivational.

• Excellent people skills.

• Must be comfortable working with adults of all skill levels and abilities.

We need from you

• CV

• Cover letter

• 8-10 image portfolio of personal work

• Teaching philosophy

• 3 references (both personal and professional)

• Up to 6 images of student work (if available)

Please send all information to with the subject line "Ceramics Instructor application"


Monitor Positions Available

Kidstreet - Summer Camp Monitor

Kidstreet is hiring summer camp monitors during the months of June, July and August. Monitors work for trade and receive full-time monitor benefits which include a free 10-week class or two 5-weeks classes during the summer session. 

Email Molly Eisenberg at to apply.