Sweetwater Center for the Arts, a non-profit art center located in Sewickley, PA, is now hiring a part-time Business Assistant. 

Primary responsibilities include:

The Business Assistant is responsible for entering data into QuickBooks and Sweetwater's class registration program, as well as creating weekly reports of organization's income, preparing weekly and monthly spreadsheets in Excel, filing, and completing tasks as delegated by the Business Manager.

The Business Assistant must also maintain a presence at the front desk, provide excellent customer service, field telephone calls, receive and direct customers with a positive attitude, assist instructors, and set up for classes.


  • Must be responsible, organized and possess strong interpersonal skills;
  • Must possess basic computer knowledge (MS Office to include MS Word, Excel and email);
  • Must have a working knowledge of QuickBooks;
  • Must have knowledge of operating standard office equipment;
  • Must have valid Pennsylvania driver's license with reliable transportation
  • Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, bend, and lift objects of up to 40 lbs.

Education: High school diploma or GED is required. Degree and/or experience (6 months) in administrative/accounting support is preferred.

Schedule: Schedule includes but is not limited to:

  • Monday-Thursday: 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Alternating Friday and Saturday shifts. Friday, 4:30-9:00 pm OR Saturday, 8:30 am-5:00 pm (Occasionally until 11:00 pm on Fridays when there is an event)
  • Occasional Sunday Shifts

NOTE:  Evening and weekend office hours are pending class schedule.

Employees of Sweetwater Center for the Arts are entitled to free or discounted tuition on Sweetwater classes.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and two professional references to (no phone calls please):

Nichole Remmert, Executive Director
Sweetwater Center for the Arts
200 Broad Street
Sewickley, PA 15143


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Applicants should email a cover letter and resume including two professional references to Derek Reese, our Education and Outreach Coordinator.

email: dreese@sweetwaterartcenter.org


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Applicants should send a cover letter, resume including two professional references, and examples of artwork via a link to website in the body of the email, or up to 5 JPEG images of artwork as an attachment.

To apply, please mail or email a cover letter and resume to Derek Reese, Education Coordinator, Sweetwater Center for the Arts, 200 Broad Street, Sewickley, PA 15143

email: dreese@sweetwaterartcenter.org