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Chautauqua Institution Opportunities for Summer Jobs & Careers in Chautauqua, New York

Chautauqua Institution is hiring for many positions!!! Seasonal openings.

**Meet in person with hiring personnel on Tuesday 7/9/19 from 10am-12pm at the Jamestown Mini Job Fair located at Chautauqua Works 4 E. Third Street, Suite 102 Jamestown NY 14701.**

Chautauqua Institution is a 'not-for-profit' global convener of dialogue and debate on the most significant issues of the day through engagement across four pillars of 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.

Employment Opportunities
We are seeking 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.

Application Process
In order to officially receive consideration for open positions (listed below), candidates must complete an online application at Please follow the

link to create an account on the online career portal and start your easy application process. You will want to retain your login (email address) and password, as you will be required to log back into this portal to complete your electronic onboarding process at time of hire.

Hiring Process
Hiring processes are variable by position/department. If you are qualified for an open position, you will be contacted by a hiring manager directly via phone and/or email to coordinate an interview. You may not necessarily be contacted for your 'first choice' position. If you are selected for employment, you will be directed to complete an electronic onboarding process using same login (email)/password that you used to complete your application at

Summer Season and Work Schedule
While select departments operate year-round, Chautauqua Institution primarily hires to support summer seasonal operations from June 22 - August 25, 2019. Your work schedule will be customizable and flexible, but most positions require some evening and weekend availability.

'Minor Friendly' Positions
There are select positions available for minors (ages 11-17) who possess a valid New York State Work Permit. Please click the following link or visit for more information: 'Minor friendly' positions will be marked as such on the website.

Employment opportunities are updated constantly on . Please check our website frequently, as the list below may not be inclusive of all available opportunities or representative of the positions which have already been filled.

NOW HIRING: Summer Jobs & Career Opportunities


Youth & Family Programs


Food & Beverage

Guest Relations

Housekeeping / Maintenance


Purchasing / Inventory

Recreation Workers

Retail Sales / Cashier

Security / Law Enforcement

Performing & Visual Arts Amphitheater Cleaner/Usher Housekeeping

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