Chautauqua Institution

Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities & Gate Pass

Chautauqua Institution is recruiting thousands of employees who are passionate about our mission for dynamic employment opportunities – both summer seasonal and career positions are available.  Employment includes a full-season pass for complimentary access to most programs and concerts. 

 

Summer Operating Season & Work Schedule

While select departments operate year-round, Chautauqua Institution primarily hires to support summer seasonal operations from June 27 – August 30, 2020.  Your work schedule will be customizable and flexible, but most positions require a commitment of (20) hours/week with some evening and weekend availability.

 

Minor Friendly Positions

Chautauqua Institution hires minors (ages 11-17) for select positions with a valid New York State Work Permit.  Employment opportunities available for minors are marked as *minor friendly* on CHQ.org.  Minors, under the age of (18), can find information on obtaining a New York State Work Permit by visiting CHQ.org (scroll down to the ‘employment section’) or by clicking HERE.

 

Application Process

In order to officially receive consideration for open positions, candidates must complete an online application at CHQ.org/employment.  Candidates will create an account on the online career portal and start an easy application process.   Candidates should retain login (email address) and password, as they will be required to log back into the career portal to complete an electronic onboarding process at the time of hire.

 

Hiring Process

Hiring processes are variable by position/department.  If a candidate is qualified for an open position, they will be contacted by a hiring manager directly via phone and/or email to coordinate an interview.  Candidates may not necessarily be contacted for their ‘first choice’ position.  If a candidate is selected for employment, they will be directed to complete an electronic onboarding process using the same login (email)/password that was used to complete an application on CHQ.org. 

 

Employment opportunities are updated consistently on CHQ.org - please check back frequently for your position(s) of choice!

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Posted Date 2 months ago(2/5/2020 2:48 PM)
Chautauqua Institution is a not-for-profit global convener of dialogue on the most significant issues of the day through engagement across four pillars of the arts, education, religion, and recreation. The Chautauqua community is located on the shores of Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York State and comes alive each summer with a unique mix of visual and performing arts, lectures, interfaith worship/programs, and recreational activities. The Institution has just recently passed a strategic plan (150 Forward) that endeavors to expand its reach to year-round programming and to harness its brand for continuous impact. A new Washington, DC, office has opened to allow the Institution to play an ongoing role in the cultural conversations of the nation.   Chautauqua Institution's mission is dedicated to the exploration of the best in human values and the enrichment of life through a program that explores the important religious, social, and political issues of our times; stimulates provocative, thoughtful involvement of individuals and families in creative response to such issues; and promotes excellence and creativity in the appreciation, performance, and teaching of the arts.   You are encouraged to learn more about Chautauqua Institution at CHQ.org and the 150 Forward Strategic Plan at 150fwd.CHQ.org.
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2020-3223
Posted Date 3 months ago(1/17/2020 9:43 AM)
Chautauqua Institution is a not-for-profit global convener of dialogue on the most significant issues of the day through engagement across four pillars of the arts, education, religion, and recreation. The Chautauqua community is located on the shores of Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York State and comes alive each summer with a unique mix of visual and performing arts, lectures, interfaith worship/programs, and recreational activities. The Institution has just recently passed a strategic plan (150 Forward) that endeavors to expand its reach to year-round programming and to harness its brand for continuous impact. A new Washington, DC, office has opened to allow the Institution to play an ongoing role in the cultural conversations of the nation.   Chautauqua Institution's mission is dedicated to the exploration of the best in human values and the enrichment of life through a program that explores the important religious, social, and political issues of our times; stimulates provocative, thoughtful involvement of individuals and families in creative response to such issues; and promotes excellence and creativity in the appreciation, performance, and teaching of the arts.   You are encouraged to learn more about Chautauqua Institution at CHQ.org and the 150 Forward Strategic Plan at 150fwd.CHQ.org.
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2020-3049