The Jewish Museum seeks a diverse workforce, and is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The Museum does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizen status, religion, ancestry, veteran status or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law in all employment decisions. The Jewish Museum provides a competitive salary and a generous benefit package.
The Jewish Museum seeks an experienced grants manager and persuasive writer to play a key role in securing exhibition support from foundations and individuals, and, as needed, corporations and government agencies.
As part of a potential large-scale digitization project, the Jewish Museum is seeking a Cataloguer for a one-year position with the possibility of renewal.
Provide visitors and shop customers in both Jewish Museum Shops with a positive shopping experience by determining their needs, presenting merchandise, addressing their questions and concerns, and closing the sale with efficiency and courtesy.
The Major Gifts Officer will primarily be responsible for helping to launch the Museum's Young Patrons and JM Contemporary Circle Programs.
The Jewish Museum's year-round Internship Program provides an opportunity to participate in the day-to-day operations of one of New York City's leading museums of art and culture.
The Jewish Museum offers fall, spring, and summer internships for undergraduate and graduate students, and beginning professionals. Most internships are unpaid and are available in a wide range of museum departments including curatorial affairs, collections and exhibitions, membership, marketing and communications, and development. Our internship program is highly competitive, and acceptance is based upon academic achievements, interests, experience, related skills, motivation, and availability. Time commitments are flexible and can range from as little as fourteen hours to thirty-five hours per week depending on availability and the department's needs. The Jewish Museum encourages diversity and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds.
For information about our Teen Intern program, please click here.
2014 Term: September-December
Exact start and end dates are flexible
The Education Department at the Jewish Museum is offering an excellent opportunity for an individual who is interested in education in the arts, who would like hands-on experience promoting a non-profit, art and culture museum.
The Marketing Communications department at the Jewish Museum is offering an excellent opportunity for an individual who is interested in communications, who would like hands-on experience promoting a non-profit art and culture museum.
Volunteers play an integral role at the Jewish Museum, providing support to all aspects of Museum operations.
We continually seek to expand our diverse volunteer corps by incorporating a wide range of individuals and by providing many types of volunteer jobs. In addition to the opportunities listed here, applicants are assessed for their skills and interests and are placed in appropriate positions as determined by current staff needs.
Work with the Membership Department to recruit new members, and reach out to current members to renew and increase their membership support for the Museum. Assignments include staffing the lobby Membership Desk, calling lapsed members, and preparing membership and special event mailings. Opportunities available for volunteers interested in database entry as well. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well with a diverse group of members and staff are essential.
Greet Museum visitors, distribute audio guides, and assist visitors as needed. Sundays, weekdays, and Thursday evening slots are available. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well with a diverse group of visitors and staff are essential. Foreign-language fluency a plus.