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:

+ Part-Time Operations Assistant

Part-Time Operations Assistant


The Operations Assistant is a part-time, afterschool and Saturday position. This individual will be responsible to successfully carry-out the operations of The Baum School of Art during the afterschool hours and on Saturdays. Duties will include, but are not limited to: managing student check-in and check-out, including temp screenings and health questionnaires; assist with light cleaning and enhanced sanitizing of classrooms, public spaces, office, and restrooms; maintaining cleaning logs; classroom assistance, faculty support, art supply organization and sanitization; customer service and front desk responsibilities, such as answering telephones and registering students; basic administrative duties including using the computer, a POS, photocopier, and other basic office equipment. Additional duties as assigned.

Required skills

Sills required include, but are not limited to: basic cleaning skills; basic administrative skills including the use of a multi-line telephone, internet, and cloud-based systems; basic math skills and money handling; knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel; and basic office equipment skills. Physical requirements include the ability to: sit, talk, and hear; walk/stand for up to 45 minutes; use steps; work outdoors during student check-in and check-out processes; twist, bend, push, pull; and lift and carry up to 25 lbs.


Ideal qualities in a successful candidate include: reliable, ability to maintain confidentiality, thorough, cautious, friendly, honest, self-directed, enjoys working with children, and has an interest in art education. This position will report directly to the Director of Operations and Marketing. This is a part-time position.


Hours will be as follows and are subject to change as the school’s needs change:
Academic Year (September—June) Summer (July—August)
Tuesday–Thursday: 4:00pm–7:00pm TBD
Saturdays: 9:00am–3:30pm

Pay Range: $12–$14/hour

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.

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