ASL Programs Per Diem Educator

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 ideal candidate is someone who is experienced discussing and presenting art to adult audiences and who possesses a strong background in art history, studio art, and/or museum teaching. Availability to teach both Sunday and weekday programs is preferred. This position has the potential to work with family groups and other audiences, based on interest.

Department: Education
Reports to: Associate Director, School Programs & Outreach
Date posted: August 28, 2023
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Schedule: On-Call, As Needed


  • Develop and lead gallery tours and virtual tours for adult groups in American Sign Language.
  • Participate in training sessions, lectures, and walkthroughs in conjunction with temporary and collection exhibitions


  • Fluent in American Sign Language
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred; Fields of study include Fine Art, Art History, Museum Education, Art Education, or Museum Studies, or equivalent experience
  • Previous teaching experience in a museum setting preferred
  • A flexible schedule, with both Sunday and weekday evening availability preferred

Salary, based off type of meeting/program:

Meeting/Training/Prep: $45/hour; Tours and Workshops: $260/program


Send Resume with Cover Letter To:

Director, Human Resources

The Jewish Museum

1109 Fifth Avenue

New York, NY 10128


The Jewish Museum is committed to diversifying its staff and encourages individuals of all ethnic, racial, and religious backgrounds to apply for this position. The Museum is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected characteristic prohibited by applicable law.

This is a unionized position with covered employees represented by Local 2110, UAW, AFL-CIO.

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.