Art Studio Lead

Nemacolin Woodlands Resort   Farmington, PA   Full-time     Education
Posted on March 4, 2024
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Here at Nemacolin, our associates know to “Expect the Unexpected” – You have come across the career opportunity where entertainment and excitement are the job description. This position must be committed to making every experience memorable all while having fun and relishing the incredible atmosphere of the resort.

The Art Studio Lead helps create a professional and positive learning atmosphere while maintaining the high standards of cleanliness and safety at the Nemacolin Art Studio, Kids Art Studio, and Residency Studios. This position leads art classes in a professional and instructional manner with a focus in creating a relaxed and supportive learning experience that is tailored to guests’ artistic skill level. Instructs adult art classes and children art classes in an engaging way. The Art Studio Lead assists the Art and Gallery Director with various administrative tasks to successfully run the daily activities of the Art Department at Nemacolin.


(The following statements are intended as general illustrations of the work in this job class and are not all-inclusive for this position.)

  • Provides instruction for specific art class offerings to corporate, group, or transient guests.
  • Identifies meaningful and trending art classes to expand current art class offerings that will add value to the overall Nemacolin guest experience.
  • Establishes professional rapport and positive interactions with various resort departments, examples include but are not limited to:
    • Interacts with marketing to promote art studio activities.
    • Interacts with purchasing to order art supplies, as needed.
    • Interacts with reservations and experience desk to secure and process appointments.
    • Interacts with conferencing and catering to support corporate and/or group bookings.
    • Interacts with engineering and turf management to request maintenance of building or landscaping upkeep.
  • Maintains a clean, safe, cheerful, and artistic studio environment including the scheduling of housekeeping if/when necessary.
  • Gathers, tracks, and reports on art class guest attendance, cancellations, art class related expenses, and revenue generated.
  • Support the Art & Gallery Director in managing the Art team, identifying efficient work models and implementation.
  • Additional administrative responsibilities include but are not limited to:
    • With guidance from the Art and Gallery Director, recommends new art studio programing ideas for Nemacolin, and assists in expanding current art class offerings based on a profit-centric business model/matrix.
    • May assist the Art and Gallery Director with facilitating the Hardy Family Art Collection (HFAC) group tours, to include providing back-up support in the Art and Gallery Director’s absence.
  • Assists the HFAC Director for special projects.
  • Other job duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree or working toward bachelor’s degree in art, Art Education, Fine Art, Studio Arts, Graphic Design or equivalent strongly preferred or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience with workshop, activity-based, and/or class syllabus planning, program instruction, and facilitation skills strongly preferred.
  • Hospitality industry experience preferred but not mandatory.
  • Excellent demonstration of skill in art, drawing, painting to include demonstrated skill in artistic perspective and dimension.
  • Understanding and working knowledge of a wide range of artistic mediums such as canvas painting, mosaics, textile, collage, digital design, photography, studio arts etc.
  • Strong interpersonal skills aligned with the ability to establish a professional rapport with high end, premier resort guests, associates, peers, and executives.
  • Ability to work independently as well as to achieve results through inter-departmental teamwork and collaboration.
  • Strong organizational, time management, and administrative skills to include attention to detail, follow-up, and responsiveness.
  • Leadership and team building skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills; including effective listening skills.
  • Intermediate computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft and Power Point software necessary; social media platforms.
  • Ability to complete tasks that require the use of ladders and lifting up to 50 lbs.

This job description cannot possibly include a complete comprehensive listing of all the activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required by the organization and/or members of management. It reflects management’s assignment of essential functions, but it does not prescribe or restrict the additional tasks that may be required.



Kick-start your career at Nemacolin, a world-renowned luxury resort nestled in southwestern Pennsylvania. Nemacolin boasts an unparalleled blend of elegance and adventure, offering an array of amenities that redefine luxury. With two Forbes-rated hotels from which to choose, guests are treated to the epitome of comfort and style. A five-star, five-diamond restaurant sets the stage for exquisite dining experiences, while our on-site wildlife habitats bring animal encounters to a whole new level. The opulent spa, championship golf courses, and a range of outdoor activities, including fly fishing, skiing, and snowboarding, provide a holistic and exciting getaway.


As a part of the Nemacolin team, you'll have the chance to work in a dynamic and supportive environment where your skills and passion will flourish. We believe in fostering growth and providing our team members with opportunities to shine and advance in their careers. Join us in delivering unparalleled experiences that leave lasting memories for our cherished guests and members. Real Life Magic meets boundless opportunity at Nemacolin. Come, be a part of it!




What is in it for you? As a Nemacolin associate, you won’t just have a bright future — you’ll have a bright present! You are invited to join our warm, supportive community, where you’ll enjoy competitive wages, exciting events, a full suite of benefits, discounts, and perks, and access to amenities at our associate community Wisteria.


  • Attractive 401(k) plan
  • Paid vacation, holidays, and personal hours
  • Family medical, dental, and vision insurance. Long-term and short-term disability insurance
  • Employee and educational assistance program
  • Up to 40% off Retail, Spa, Activities, Food and Beverage at the Resort
  • On-site uniform and dry-cleaning services
  • Discounted meals during breaks in associate break areas
  • Wisteria Associate Community
    • Wisteria is Nemacolin’s way of showing our appreciation to our associates. This neighborhood is exclusive to associates and contains a Pub, Market, and Fitness Center. As a member of Team Nemacolin, you’ll enjoy these exclusive amenities.
  • Associate Recognition programs
    • Nemacolin realizes that our associates help to set us apart from other organizations in the industry through their commitment to providing exceptional service and their ability to consistently exceed guests’ expectations.

Nemacolin promotes a culture of continuous learning for our associates. We are strongly committed to comprehensive professional development programs:

  • Opportunities for advancement – At Nemacolin, we encourage our associates to grow within the organization and gain experience in a variety of departments to better understand the hospitality industry. Nemacolin prides itself on promoting from within the organization, and many of our upper-level managers began in entry-level positions and advanced into their current roles.
  • Mentoring and coaching programs – As a new associate, we provide a level of mentoring that is best suited to you to enhance your growth and career interests, while sharing knowledge, advice, and encouragement along the way.