Jobs and Internships


Facilities Manager

The International Studio & Curatorial Program is seeking a Facilities Manager in East Williamsburg, NY. ISCP is a not-for-profit, residency-based contemporary art center for emerging to mid-career artists and curators from around the world. Founded in 1994, ISCP has hosted over 1,800 artists and curators from 90 countries. Please visit for more information.

The Facilities Manager works primarily under the supervision of the Chief Financial Officer, with supervision from the Arts Residency Manager, Development Manager and Head of Communications, and Executive Director as needed. The Facilities Manager works 32 hours per week and sometimes more, depending on availability and programming-related needs. S/he/they is also required to work full-time for two to three weeks prior to the Open Studios event, for a total of 40 hours per week during those times. Must be available to work Tuesday evening events as needed.

Successful candidates should have experience working with artists and art, mechanical skills including carpentry and construction, good communication and organizational skills.

Responsibilities include:

  • -Maintain studios and office spaces (moving/repairing furniture, garbage and recycling removal, occasional painting, hanging lights, proper hazardous waste disposal, etc.)
  • -Respond to the needs of ISCP residents including art installation, production assistance, studio logistics, etc.
  • -Assist the Arts Residency Manager with exhibition production planning
  • -Art handling, installation, and packing/shipping required for exhibitions and fundraising events
  • -Provide technical and practical assistance for public programs
  • -Work closely with contractors to oversee completion of work requests and building upkeep with an emphasis on preventative maintenance and safety
  • -Liaise with landlord, property manager, and superintendent as needed for building maintenance and repairs
  • -Point of contact for maintaining building vendor relationships for: elevator, boiler, plumber, electrician, pest control, water filters, utilities, etc.
  • -Responsible for tools and audio visual equipment lending to residents, upkeep of tools and audio visual equipment, and maintain inventory list

Position paid at hourly rate of up to $27.60 per hour, commensurate with experience. Benefits include paid holidays, vacation, paid sick time, pro-rated health insurance, and 401k plan. Please note; Candidates will be required to show proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.

To apply, please send your resume, cover letter, with name and contact details for two references, in PDF format to Mollie Flanagan at with “Facilities Manager” as the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Due to the quantity of applicants, ISCP regrets it can only contact individuals selected for further consideration for the position.

ISCP is planning to fill this position immediately.



Applications for the Fall 2022 Internship are now closed. ISCP also accepts internship applications year-round.

Internship Description: ISCP interns engage in all aspects of the day-to-day operations of an international not-for-profit arts organization and gain invaluable experience while being introduced to a vast network of international art professionals. Due to ISCP’s small staff, interns play a critical role in the administration of ISCP’s overall program. Administrative internship are focused on programs, development, finance or communications. ISCP internships can provide a foundation in a variety of skills, and offer experience and contacts for future careers in the following professions: curator, artist, and arts administrator.

•Benefit Auction (Applications for Fall 2022 are no longer being accepted): A flexible five month internship running May–October helping with all aspects of ISCP’s upcoming annual fall benefit auction. The intern will play a vital role in the planning and implementation of the event to raise funds for ISCP residencies, public programs and general operating support. They will gain hands-on experience with ISCP’s largest fundraising initiative of the year. Tasks include artwork data collection and organizing, copy editing, support with in-person event planning, and research. Preferences are given to individuals that are available from May–October. Intern will be asked to travel by subway to all five boroughs to pick up artworks, and must be able to comfortably carry a maximum of 30 lbs.

Executive Assistant: Interns focus on regional research online and assist primarily developing relationships between ISCP and individual donors, ministries of culture and prospective corporate supporters of future residencies. Individuals will work closely with the Executive Director of ISCP and provide support in various aspects of the organization’s operations, board meetings, and donor stewardship.

•Communications: Individuals interested in design and marketing who are detail oriented with an interest in photography tend to excel in this internship. Interns photograph resident studios and programs for residents such as field trips. While ISCP is still hosting virtual events, the intern will be involved in documentation and archiving. Communications interns also research press for ISCP’s 30+public events and play a large part in promoting ISCP alumni and current events worldwide via Twitter and Facebook, as well as online listings. Tuesdays afternoon availability is required.

•Development-grants and events: Fundraising is a skill that is useful for anyone interested in a future in arts administration and philanthropy in general. The intern builds research skills, assists in the development of proposals and reports to foundations and government funders. The intern also helps prepare materials and data in preparation for cultivation and prospecting. 

•Operations (Applications for Fall 2022 are no longer being accepted): Individuals interested in arts administration will gain insight into the operation of an arts nonprofit and will work closely with the Chief Financial Officer. The intern will primarily assist with ISCP’s annual financial audit, maintaining the Salesforce donor database and logistics of an upcoming IT upgrade. 

•Programs-public programs: The focus of this internship is on research for public talks, exhibitions and programs for ISCP residents. Excellent research skills and a strong interest in art history or curating is required.

Programs-residencies: Responsibilities include answering inquiries from prospective residents, registering applications, researching open call opportunities for alumni, and providing direct support for current residents on field trips, trips to Materials for the Arts and resident events. Tuesday or Thursday availability is required. Administrative skills in Microsoft office or Google sheets and docs is preferred. Interns will participate in basic program administration.

All interns are invited to select monthly field trips and all public programs.

Qualifications: Excellent written and verbal communication skills, multitasking, reliability, team player, Mac proficiency (Word and Excel), basic Creative Suite knowledge a plus, experience with database systems (Salesforce a plus), strong organizational skills, interest in non-profit arts administration and contemporary art. Eligibility to work in the United States is required. Please note: candidates must be of junior-year college level or above to be considered. Serious inquiries only need apply.

Duration: Internships generally start in September, January, and June. All internships require a minimum commitment of 16 hours (2 days) per week, and a number of openings require a three or four day per week commitment, both for a minimum of three months.

How to apply:

Rolling applicants please email cover letter (specifying area of interest and dates of availability) and resume to

Priority deadlines: November 18 for Winter/early Spring internships, April 30 for late Spring/Summer Internships, and August 15 for Fall/Winter internships.

The International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ISCP does not discriminate due to age, sex, religion, race, color, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other factor prohibited by law.