The Baum School of Art is always searching for talented artists to join the team, to bring their love for art and share it with others.

To Apply: Please send cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Shannon Fugate, Executive Director.

Email: Shannon Fugate at shannon@baumschool.org

Fax: 610-433-3417

Mail: The Baum School of Art, 510 W. Linden Street, Allentown, PA 18101

No phone calls please.

The following positions are currently open:

+ Full-Time Program Coordinator

Full-Time Program Coordinator

The Program Coordinator will be responsible for the day to day coordination, implementation, and evaluation of on-site, off-site, and virtual visual art education programs at The Baum School of Art. Duties will include, but are not limited to: customer service including registering and assisting students and visitors via email, telephone and in-person, supporting faculty members, planning and ensuring smoothly running programs, managing art supply inventory and faculty supply requests, managing student records, maintaining effective communication with community partners, leading parent meetings, and administering evaluation tools and compiling student data.

The Program Coordinator will be required to report to work for every other Saturday per month during the academic year (September-June). Other occasional evenings and weekend hours may be required for special events, meetings, and other duties as required—flexibility and adaptability are ideal qualities in a successful candidate. The ideal candidate will have a passion for community arts education, and a desire to learn and grow with a thriving community visual arts school, while maintaining superb attention to detail and excellent interpersonal communication skills. This position will report directly to the Director of Operations and Marketing.

This is a full-time, exempt position with benefits package. Salary commensurate with experience. The Baum School of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Program Coordinator will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:
Program planning and scheduling, registration, implementation, and evaluation of:
Tuition Programs and Summer Camps
On Site After-School Programs
Off-Site and Virtual Outreach Programs
Partnership Programs and Events
Field Trips
Youth Scholarship Awards
Supply Inventory Management

OTHER Requirements
Assist with school special events—specifically the Annual Gala (October) and Auction (3rd Saturday in May).
Other duties as assigned.

Physical Requirements:
Position requires the ability to sit, talk and hear. Requires some walking and standing. Occasionally required to lift up to 25lbs. Some local travel required. Employee must have own transportation.

Bachelor’s Degree in Art Education, Art Admin, or related field preferred
Administrative or Office Management experience preferred. Some accounting experience and QuickBooks experience is helpful
Knowledge of and interest in the visual arts
Computer proficient, particularly MS Office – Word, Outlook, Excel
Experience with and enthusiasm for working with children
Read, write, speak and understand the English language at a level adequate to perform the job; Bi-lingual in Spanish a plus
Strong organization, interpersonal, and communication skills, both written and verbal
Team player willing to pitch in and help where needed
Ability to work independently
Applicant must complete PA Criminal and Child Abuse Check, TB Test, and FBI fingerprinting

Job Summary

The Baum School of Art, a non-profit community visual arts school in Allentown, PA, seeks part-time instructors for children’s classes. The ideal candidate is a talented artist and educator, passionate about teaching and encouraging young people to develop their creativity and skills in visual art and design through exciting and innovative lessons that build confidence in artists of all abilities. In addition to having excellent technical skill as artists, Baum School instructors must be personable, punctual, organized, have a positive classroom management strategy, and love working with youth.

Class hours typically include Monday-Friday 3pm-6pm during the school year, and hours between 9am-4pm for Saturdays and also for our summer camp schedule.

Responsibilities and Duties

Children/Teen instructors will plan and lead lessons to students ages 3-17. Planning includes developing lessons and demonstrations and working with the program coordinator to ensure appropriate supplies are ordered. Leading classes and camps will include taking and monitoring attendance and student safety at all times, interacting with parents, and creating fun, memorable, and educational camp experiences for all children. Must have reliable transportation as programs are held onsite and offsite.

Qualifications and Skills

Bachelor’s Degree required. Certification in Art Education is preferred.

Dana Van Horn
Rosemary Geseck
Tom Unger
Renzo Faggioli
The Baum School of Art is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace - M/F/D/V.


Maybe you have never picked up a brush, a pastel, a stick of charcoal, or a slab of clay – or maybe you have been creating art for years. Either way, everyone can make a mark at The Baum School of Art. How will you make yours?

— Artwork by Oona Brayshaw, Student