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Lander Art Center

Open Tuesday - Thursday  10am-6pm, Friday - Saturday 10am-4pm

258 Main Street  Lander, WY 82520

(307)332. 5772

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Executive Director

The Lander Art Center seeks an Executive Director to develop central Wyoming’s premier nonprofit, visual art center. The Art Center strives to build a strong arts community in the Fremont County area. The Lander Art Center engages youth and adults in the visual arts through quality exhibitions and educational opportunities. 

The Director must be an interdisciplinary, creative problem solver who oversees a wide range of projects using a variety of business & management skills. The Director is responsible for maintaining a balanced budget, program development and implementation, public outreach, and donor relations. Programming includes art exhibitions, classes (on sight and within the community), fundraisers, and events. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities Financial Management

       Oversee accounting, budget, and established financial procedures including supervising payroll, implementation of operating budget and practices that maintain the IRS 501(c)3 designation

       Grant writing, implementation, and final reporting

       Establishing new funding opportunities through grants and local, regional and national partnerships

       Develop, promote and sustain resource development plan including earned income, membership, individual donor and corporate sponsorship program, along with major fundraising events

       Fosters strong member and donor stewardship

Programs and Operations

       Supervise and provide leadership for LAC staff team

       Oversee educational programming and coordinate events

       Schedule exhibitions and lead installation

       Lead staff in marketing strategies for education, exhibitions, fundraisers, and events  

       Develop and implement policies and Strategic Plan in conjunction with the Board of Directors

Public Relations

       Public face and liaison with LAC membership, gallery visitors, donors, partner organizations, government officials, major funders and community in general.

       Implement public relations plan that builds the art community through diverse partnerships, increased supporters and participants in all programming

       Manage LAC marketing strategies and materials

       Public appearance and speaking at Art Center, local community, state and national events

       Active participant of the ATLAS working group (At The Lander Arts and Sciences)

Desired Skills and Abilities

       Strong communication skills and desire to work with diverse communities

       History of successful grant writing, administration and reporting

       Experience with best accounting practices and QuickBooks

       Experience in the nonprofit sector a plus

       Adobe Creative Suite, Google Business, & Microsoft Office a plus

       Exposure and knowledge of art techniques, history and contemporary art desirable

       Capable of heavy lifting and energy intensive work

       Work schedule includes weekends & evenings as necessary

Minimal travel is required within Fremont County, occasional additional travel to trainings and conferences.

To apply, please send letter of interest, résumé, & three professional references to Board Chair, Rebecca Atman at

Education Coordinator

This is a full-time position concentrated on long-term growth and development. The Education Coordinator oversees the Lander Art Center youth and adult education programming, maintaining high quality instructors, supervising instructors and coordinating instructor and class evaluations, and tracking program success.

The Education Coordinator must be a creative thinker and problem solver, quick to innovate and work within program budgets and other limitations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Education Program

● Recruit and oversee art educators

● Develop and implement youth and adult education programming

● Monitor and evaluate education program effectiveness and quality

● Maintain LAC education programming, sign-ups, and communication for classes through LAC website database

● Work to improve programs for continued success and growth

● Create online class listings and descriptions

● Track profit and loss for each class, each semester

● Implement class marketing strategy with staff assistance


● Identify and conduct outreach to underserved groups within Fremont County

● Works with other community organizations to implement art education

throughout the community

● Represent LAC at public events and act as key community relations builder


● Greet patrons and give info about exhibitions, membership, classes, and sponsorships

● Budget tracking and ordering of supplies

● Assist with facility and administrative tasks as needed

● Assist with general cleaning and building maintenance

Class Instruction


Undergraduate degree in Education or equivalent experience preferred

Knowledge of and experience in the arts required

Experience working with under-served/minority groups desirable

Skills and Abilities

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications required

Attention to detail and organization

Proven ability to grow programming

Grant writing experience a plus

Pay is hourly: $12-$15/hr depending upon experience

To apply, applicants should send a cover letter, resumé, and contact details for three professional references to:

Class Leaders

If you are interested in teaching classes at the Lander Art Center or would like further information, please inquire or submit a resume and cover letter to

In your cover letter please address what you would like to teach and why you would be a good fit for the Lander Art Center.

For further inquiries call 307-332-5772.

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