Operations Assistant

(15 hours/week)

The Operations Assistant reports to the Operations and Building Managers, completing administrative and building upkeep duties as assigned. Responsibilities may include answering phones, filing and organizing, receiving registrations, and keeping track of ticket sales. A successful candidate should have experience working in a non-profit or community organization and must be task-driven and detail-oriented.


  • An ability to interact and collaborate with people of wide-ranging ages and experiences, including youth.
  • Scheduling flexibility – the Arts Council runs many events and classes at various times with seasonal fluctuations in programming.
  • Passion for the arts and creative community.

Preferred experience:

  • Bookkeeping
  • Other arts-related capabilities, such as running sound or lights for performances or planning and teaching crafts or music.


Applicants should send a resume and cover letter to info@grinnellarts.org


It is the policy of the Grinnell Area Arts Council to provide equal opportunity to all persons in regards to employment practices, admission into educational programs, and/or participation in Council-sponsored programs and projects without regard to factors such as race, color, sex, creed, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, political or social affiliation, marital or parental status, military service, or any other protected class.