Find work in museums with these job opportunities

Do you find museums to be a magical place of wonder, exploration and knowledge? Are you one of those friends who would talk, educate and teach friends, family and your dog about the beauties of Italian Renaissance? You cannot imagine something more satisfying than repairing or cataloging ancient artifacts? Then you might just enjoy working in a museum!

We have selected some museum job opportunities from NYFA Classifieds for you below.

If you would like to read more about landing a job in a museum with useful tips from Lisa Dowd (Manager of Human Resources at the Whitney Museum in New York)

then read our NYFA Creative Careers article: How to get a job at a museum.

Manager of Visitor Services

Museum of Jewish Heritage

New York, NY

Senior Development Officer

The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

Ridgefield, CT

Gallery Guides

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

New York, NY


Museum of the Moving Image

Astoria, NY

Director of Exhibitions, Collections & Research

The Rubin Museum of Art

New York, NY

Public Programs Assistant

The New-York Historical Society

New York, NY

Education and Public Programs Coordinator

Neuberger Museum of Art

Purchase, NY

Associate Development Officer for Prospect Research

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

New York, NY

Member Services Assistant (PT Temporary)

Whitney Museum of American Art

New York, NY

Finance Director

New York Transit Museum

Brooklyn, NY

Admissions Associate

National 9/11 Memorial and Museum

New York, NY

Manager of School & Community Partnerships

Bruce Museum

Greenwich, CT

Find even more job openings in museums on NYFA Classifieds.

This post is part of a regular blog series, NYFA Creative Careers.  Let us know what careers you’d like to learn more about by visiting us on Twitter: @nyfacurrent and using the hashtag #NYFACreativeCareers

Image: Granger Moorhead and Robert Moorhead (Fellows in Architecture/Environmental Structures ‘10), Ecostones Exhibition, Center for Architecture (NYC), Composite Aluminum, Plywood, 1,000 sq ft, 2008

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