Whether you're looking for a year-round position or a seasonal one, we offer a broad range of opportunities for individuals in all stages of their careers. We are known for providing a unique and outstanding Chautauqua experience for guests and employees alike, which makes us a regional employer of choice.

Career Opportunities (Full Time/Year-Round)

Administrator of Architectural Land Use and Capital Projects Manager

Assistant Controller

All Employment Opportunities

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Instructions to Search Employment Opportunities and Complete the Application Process

  1. Click button for ‘Search Employment Opportunities.’ You will discover a complete list of all open positions at Chautauqua Institution. These positions are organized alphabetically by Division: Job Title (Department). Summer seasonal positions are typically posted starting in January.
  2. Click on the ‘Job Title’ to review complete details and apply online.
  3. For new accounts, follow instructions to verify your email and create an account. For existing accounts, login with your username (email) and password. Trouble accessing an existing account? Avoid creating a new account. Email payroll@chq.org for assistance with username (email) or password reset.
  4. Record Username (Email) and Password for future logins, including to check application status and, if hired, complete electronic onboarding process.
  5. You are encouraged to apply for any position(s) of interest for which you qualify. However, you may not necessarily be contacted for your ‘first choice’ employment opportunity, as we are hiring for thousands of positions across departments organization-wide.
    *Please note, candidates interested in uploading a cover letter with resume submission must upload document as a single PDF.
  6. You will receive a confirmation e-mail to indicate that you’ve successfully completed the application process.
  7. Minors, under the age of (18), must have an unexpired work permit for New York State. For more information and to obtain required forms, please click HERE.


Have a question? Contact us at employment@chq.org