Museums are Hiring!
Amid reports of continued economic hardships, stock market plummets, company lay-offs, wage freezes, and more, the one sector that does seem to be making a small comeback is the cultural arts. Look up the careers page on any one museum website and you’ll find a small handful of jobs being offered – anywhere from an entry-level part time activity cart coordinator to a DNA analyst to an exhibition designer.
Check out a few of the listings below. For more details on each position and to view more offerings, visit the links underneath each post:
- Full Time Curatorial Assistant, Brooklyn Museum.
Assist the Collections Division, Curators of the Arts of the Americas and Europe with administrative support.
Candidate should submit curriculum vitae and a letter outlining her/his particular suitability for the position. Submissions may be made via e-mail to [email protected]
- Exhibition Designer, Guggenheim Museum.
Design and coordinate exhibitions; 9-month assignment.
Send your resume and cover letter to [email protected] Indicate the job title “Exhibition Designer” in the subject line.
- Part Time Special Needs Educator, New York Transit Museum
Lead tours for students and adults with disabilities.
Send letter of interest, resume, and 2 references to:
Lynette Morse, Educator
Put Special Needs, Secondary in the subject line of the email.
- Full Time Museum Education Associate, Intrepid Museum of Sea, Air and Space
Give tours and assist with educational outreach programs.
E-mail resume with salary requirements to: [email protected] Be sure to include the title of the position you are interested in and your salary requirements.
- DNA Barcoding Research Assistant, Genomics, American Museum of Natural History
Position duties will include DNA extractions, PCR amplifications, direct sequencing, cloning, DNA sequence analysis, training and mentoring students, and general laboratory maintenance.
- Part Time Visitor Services Host, National September 11 Memorial & Museum
Assist with daily operations of the Visitor Center.
Send cover letter and resume by 08/05/2011 to [email protected]
- Director of Development, Children’s Museum of Manhattan
Work with the Executive Director and Board to develop a fundraising plan for the museum.
Please email cover letter and resume, including salary requirements to:
email [email protected]
Please put Development Director in the subject line
- Head of External Affairs, Rubin Museum of Art
Manage a staff of 10 in the development and communication departments.
Email: [email protected]