CNY Arts, Inc.


Join Our Team

Founded in 1957, CNY Arts is one of the oldest local arts agencies in New York State and the nation. Each year, we strive to provide accessible and high-caliber programs and services that support hundreds of our individual artists and arts organizations so they can thrive.  

We are looking for dedicated and passionate professionals interested in fiercely supporting the arts community in Central New York and the Mohawk Valley. 

We also circulate and share job opportunities and notifications from our constituents and peer organizations.


CNY Arts job opportunities will be posted here. 


CNY Arts Internships

Marketing & Communications Intern 

Grantmaking & Development Intern 

Executive Administration Intern


CNY Arts Fellowships

Arts Leadership Fellow

Volunteer Opportunities

Please contact us at if you have interest in any of these ongoing volunteer opportunities.

Community Arts Grant Panelist (Cortland, Herkimer, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego counties)

Individual Artist Commissioner (Cortland, Herkimer, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego counties)

Arts Education Grant Panelist (Cortland, Herkimer, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego counties)

CNY Arts Ambassador - Grants Oversight Committee (Cayuga, Cortland, Herkimer, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego counties)


How to Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter including salary requirements to or fax (315) 435-2160. Please indicate the position for which you are applying in the subject line.

We regret that we will be unable to respond to each applicant. We will only contact candidates being considered for interviews. No phone calls, please.