Installation view of Unorthodox at the Jewish Museum. Photo by Sarah Wass Photo.
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 Analyst, Prospect Strategy & Research is responsible for managing and executing the Jewish Museum’s donor research for individuals, foundations, and corporations. The position provides direct prospect research services to and for the senior fundraisers and Museum leadership.
Reporting to the Director of Major Gifts, the Development Associate’s role will be three-fold: frontline fundraising, executing administrative tasks and pipeline management related to the Contempoary Circle, and general administrative support for the entire Major Gifts team.
The Public Programs Coordinator works with the Manager of Public Programs on the planning and implementation of creative, dynamic, and engaging programs for adult audiences. Programs relate to current temporary exhibitions as well as the Museum’s collection and follow a variety of formats including discussions with authors, scholars, and artists; gallery talks; concerts; and film screenings
The Helpdesk / Systems Support Specialist will play a key role in the Museum’s IT Department. You will provide maintenance of the computer desktop environment by analyzing requirements, resolving problems, installing hardware and software solutions, and supporting the internal IT Helpdesk.
The Chief Curator provides leadership for the intellectual content of the Museum’s wide-ranging exhibitions and collections. In partnership with the Museum’s Director, the Chief Curator guides the conceptual development of the Museum’s exhibitions by nurturing a creative and interdisciplinary environment, in which curatorial staff are encouraged to conceive ideas for exhibitions and supported in turning ideas into solid proposals.
Summer 2016 interns at the New York Botanical Gardens
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.
Fall Term: September – December 2017
Application Deadline: Friday, July 21, 2017
The intern will assist with preparations for the 2018 New York Jewish Film Festival, an annual festival co-presented by the Jewish Museum and Film Society of Lincoln Center.
The Membership Department is seeking an intern who is excited to observe the inner workings of a non-profit organization, to gain experience working within a museum, and to learn non-profit membership department and development practices.
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.