Installation view of Scenes from the Collection. Photo by Sarah Wass.
The Jewish Museum is an art museum rooted in Jewish culture that serves people of all religious, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds. As an identity-based institution representing a historically marginalized people, the Museum plays an important role among cultural institutions to fight against all forms of bigotry and discrimination and to promote understanding among wide audiences. The Jewish Museum invites applicants of all backgrounds to consider joining the Museum in its work.
The Jewish Museum is committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming environment for all and to promoting a positive work culture that celebrates difference, challenges prejudice, and ensures fairness. Integrity, collegiality, and excellence are central to the Museum’s values. These values, along with an institution-wide commitment to Diversity, Equity, Access & Inclusion (DEAI), are embedded in the Museum’s strategic plan and will be the focus of a comprehensive DEAI action plan.
The Jewish Museum is seeking to hire an Accountant who is experienced in Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains), knowledgeable in Nonprofit GAAPs, and with 2 to 4 years of transactional/corporate accounting experience. This position is under the supervision of Assistant Controller of the Museum’s Finance Department.
The Museum’s Security Guards play a vital role in maintaining the security and safety of the Museum premises, assets, visitors, and staff, while also serving as ambassadors with the Museum’s visitors and guests.
The Development Officer is a frontline fundraiser responsible for managing the Patron Program, which is comprised of Museum donors who give between $1,000-$9,999.
The Porter is responsible for physical maintenance of the office areas, staff kitchens, public and staff restrooms, galleries and public areas.
The ASL Programs Per Diem Educator works within Access Programs to facilitate interactive inquiry-based and lecture-based tours in American Sign Language for the Education Department in a freelance capacity.
The Manager, AP & Payroll is responsible for processing weekly and semi-monthly payrolls (averaging 5 to 6 payrolls a month); preparing payroll accounting entries into GL accounting system (Great Plains), and preparing and submitting pension benefit (e.g., 403(b) plan) contributions to Plan Trustee.
The Jewish Museum seeks a dynamic Associate Curator of Contemporary Programming to activate and deepen the Museum’s collaborations with artists and leading thinkers in contemporary art.
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.
We offer paid virtual and hybrid internships for undergraduate students, graduate students, and recent graduates. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds to apply for our Internship Program.
How to Apply:
The Jewish Museum is currently offering paid hybrid internships for the 2023 - 2024 academic year. Please follow the application instructions in the internship posting that you are interested in, and email your completed application form, resume, and cover letter to: [email protected].
The Jewish Museum is offering a hybrid internship opportunity for an individual on the autism spectrum who is interested in the administrative aspect of working in an art museum. The intern will have the opportunity to work in a variety of departments at the Museum including Education, Membership, and Marketing.
Volunteers play an integral role at the Jewish Museum, providing support to many aspects of Museum operations.
There are no volunteer positions at this time, but please check back for future opportunities.
The Jewish Museum offers the volunteer positions listed on this page and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds. Time commitments vary depending on the position.