Bainbridge Island Museum of Art is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals from all cultures and communities are encouraged to apply.

Currently Hiring:

Admininstrative Assistant | Bistro Server  |  Teaching Artists

Admininstrative Assistant

Bainbridge Island Museum of Art is a fast-growing, dynamic and lively cultural organization locate just minutes from the Seattle-Bainbridge ferry. The Administrative Assistant (“AA”) is an essential position, an engaged, art-curious, organized and hard working individual who wants to make a contribution by supporting the Director’s office and helping to advance the events and activities of the museum.

The AA deeply understands the importance of being part of a unified team in representing the museum, and as such is a thoughtful, proactive, and gracious communicator with the Museum staff, Board, volunteers and all our external stakeholders. This is a great opportunity to be involved in arts, education, and community building.


  • Bachelor’s degree required; business or communications degree strongly preferred but not required
  • Relevant office or internship experience, ideally in an arts and/or nonprofit environment
  • Experience with databases and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, and Excel); Outlook calendar scheduling experience is a plus
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment that is mission-driven, results-driven, and community-oriented
  • Impeccable attention to detail and a strong personal work ethic
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) and professional email and phone etiquette
  • Flexible schedule, including occasional nights and weekends
  • Prior hospitality, service industry, and/or event planning experience is a plus
  • Passionate about the Museum, forward-thinking, and art-loving
  • Cheerful, professional demeanor and sense of humor is essential


  • Work collaboratively with other staff on projects and programs
  • Answer correspondence, greet guests, and represent the public face of the Director’s Office and Museum for board members, constituents, and other VIP visitors
  • Assist in financial reconciliations and reviews
  • Support Director in various administrative tasks, including document production, minute-taking, meeting preparation, transmittals, and follow-up
  • Schedule internal and external meetings using Microsoft Outlook
  • Organize catering and hospitality for VIP lunches and office events, and assist with logistics and hospitality for group tours and VIP visits
  • Work with our Development team to track and input donor information as needed
  • Plan and organize office events and morale-boosting activities for employees at the Museum
  • Assist with special initiatives and projects, from research to implementation
  • Other responsibilities as assigned
  • BIMA welcomes applications from all qualified individuals. We are an equal opportunity employer, and will consider all qualified candidates without discrimination the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, or any other characteristic

Job Type: Full-time

Compensation: $16.00 to $18.00 /hour

Deadline: April 12, 2019

How to Apply: Apply here.

Bistro Server

The BIMA Bistro is looking for a multi-talented individual to join our team. Do you enjoy preparing food as much as you love interacting with customers? The server position is ideal for hard-working, creative, flexible multi-taskers who do everything from assisting customers to serving drinks and our made-from-scratch recipes. You should be fast while consistent and detail-oriented, friendly and knowledgeable when acting as cashier, caring and considerate as part of a small team.


  • Previous kitchen experience
  • Great customer service experience
  • Current food handler’s card and class 12 mixologist permit (may be obtained at time of hire)
  • Must be able to pass a background check
  • Neat and organized; show positive attitude even during a busy rush
  • Demonstrate initiative and require little supervision

Job Type: Approximately 20 hours/week (including a Saturday or Sunday), with opportunities to pick up extra hours covering for staff on vacation/ill or for special events. Preference will be given to those candidates with some flexibility in their schedules to pick up extra shifts.

Compensation: Hourly rate & free shift meal.

Deadline: Ongoing

How to Apply: Please email your resume to stephanie@biartmuseum.org. In your email, tell us how you meet or exceed the minimum requirements and why you should be a part of our team.


2019 Teaching Artists

BIMA is building a roster of part-time teaching artists for 2018/2019. Do you have experience facilitating visual arts or integrated arts projects in classrooms or museum settings? Do you have a flexible schedule that would allow you to develop quality programs and deliver them to a range of grades within Kitsap and Jefferson counties? This roster may be for you.

BIMA strives to offer equitable access to excellent arts education in partnership with public schools through our ArtsGrowth Initiative, which supports in-school projects through our Field Trip and ArtPartners Programs.

We are seeking candidates that are exceptional creative role models with strong youth development skills and a commitment to social justice. BIMA is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity. Teaching artists of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

Deadline: Ongoing

How to apply: Please email the below information and materials requested to kristin@biartmuseum.org and include “TEACHING ARTIST APPLICATION” in the subject line.

Include the following information in your email:

  • Name
  • Phone
  • Email
  • URL (website)
  • Mediums you teach
  • Communities you have worked in

Attach the following to your email:

  • Teaching resume
  • Personal teaching artist mission statement
  • 3-5 images of your work and/or student work
  • Sample curriculum or lesson plan
  • References who can speak to your teaching artistry