Work with Us

Union Project has a rich history and the people that have worked here in the past and present make a difference in the world around us. Through our work, we value inclusion, art and artists, collaboration, and joy. We strive to create a work environment that also upholds those values.

Open positions are listed below. Union Project accepts applications for Teaching Artists, Event Stewards, and Board Members on a rolling basis.

Communications Manager

The Communications Manager (CM) will oversee all aspects of marketing and communications, manage individual donor cultivation, and assist with corporate sponsorship strategy.

Event Steward at Union Project and Kelly Strayhorn Theater

Our Event Stewards are the first friendly faces that visitors meet and they work to ensure an excellent guest experience for all. These hospitality aces are detail-oriented, natural communicators, direct when needed and calm in fast-paced settings. The Event Steward Team performs a range of duties during public and private events including but not limited to day-of event coordination, set-up and break-down, ticketing/box office, house management/ushering, hospitality services, and facility maintenance. 

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Teaching Artist

A Teaching Artist plans and teaches custom programs, camps, school programs, residencies, and private workshops with community partners, both at UP and off-site.

Please review the full job listing before applying.

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Volunteer – Board Member

We are currently seeking board members for three-year term commitments to help us:

  • Grow our programs on and off-site (including launching our new Wheel Mobile and state of the art Kiln Shelter) to deepen community engagement and ensure that all people have access to ceramics
  • Continue to improve our historic facility for arts and community use
  • Implement our new Capitalization Plan to better sustain operations

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Inclusion Statement

It is important to Union Project’s mission that our programs and events are fully inclusive, and that our team is representative of the communities we work within. We strongly encourage people from underrepresented populations to apply.

It is Union Project’s intent to provide equal opportunity for all persons. It is Union Project’s policy that all qualified applicants for employment will be recruited, hired, and assigned on the basis of merit without regard to race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or disability. UP employment policies and diversity plan have been and will continue, to ensure that all qualified individuals are treated equally with no discrimination in compensation, opportunities for advancement (including promotions and transfers), training and discipline based on race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or disability.

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Office Space Rental

Union Project is home to wide variety of artists, creative thinkers, nonprofit organizations, and small businesses. We support and value the work that these folks bring to our community.

All workspaces include the following amenities:

  • Beautifully restored historic building & grounds including 155 community restored stained glass windows

  • Hi-speed wireless internet access

  • Heat/Air Conditioning/Electric

  • Accessible via ramps and an interior elevator

  • 24-hour building access

  • Video-monitored building

  • Access to a shared kitchen

  • Access to major bus lines at the corner

  • walking distance to Bryant Street Business District and Tazza D’oro CafĂ©. A short drive to Target, Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, and more.

  • Just a 15-minute bus ride to downtown Pittsburgh.

Currently, all of Union Project’s workspaces are occupied.