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Submission Guidelines
  • Electronic submissions unless noted otherwise. Résumés & cover letters must be Word documents or PDFs.
  • We will contact you if your experience aligns with our needs.
  • Read fellowship descriptions carefully below as they have specific application procedures. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.
  • Need help submitting your application? Contact us at 215-684-7970 or .

Current Openings


Director of Marketing and Communications

Creativity matters, more than anything else. The Director of Marketing and Communications is responsible for imaginatively articulating the mission and values of the Philadelphia Museum of Art to its audiences, both those who are loyal to us and those we want to engage. Candidates are encouraged to apply by September 30, 2017.

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Media Relations Coordinator

The Media Relations Coordinator is a technically skilled individual who provides critical infrastructure support to the Media Relations team.

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Conservator of Works of Art on Paper

We are seeking a Conservator who will have direct responsibility for conservation of a major and growing collection of works on paper spanning many cultures and curatorial departments.

Application Deadline: August 31, 2017

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Associate Curator of 18th and 19th Century European Painting and Sculpture

The Philadelphia Museum of Art seeks an expert in European painting and sculpture from 1750 to 1850 to play an essential role in implementing the Museum’s mission to interpret, display, and develop the collection. Application deadline: September 15, 2017. Interviews will be conducted in the fall.

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Member Engagement Coordinator

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is seeking an arts management professional that has proven success in supporting the execution of strategies that increase member participation with outcomes that lead to stronger affinity and philanthropic support.

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Development Services Coordinator

The Development Services Coordinator reports to the Manager of Development Services, and serves as an expert in using the query and export functions of the Museum’s fundraising database, The Raiser’s Edge, to produce a wide variety and high volume of lists and reports in an accurate and timely manner for a Development Department of approximately 45 staff members. The Development Services coordinator is also responsible for data imports, routine financial reporting, and the design of data clean-up projects. This position also provides back-up to the team’s gift processor.

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Major Gifts Officer

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is seeking a results-oriented and donor-centered individual to serve as Major Gifts Officer within a comprehensive campaign environment. The successful applicant is creative and systematic in their approach to working with their portfolio, and can engage and inspire prospective donors and volunteers.

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Sunday Family Programs Educator

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is seeking a part-time (6.5 hours/week) educator for Sunday Family Programs for the 2017/2018 academic year (Sept. 2017–June 2018). The educator will facilitate Sunday Family Programs on General Admission Sundays (i.e. any Sunday that is not the first Sunday of the month).

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Coordinator, Guide Programs

The Coordinator, Guide Programs will coordinate all aspects of the Museum’s three Guide programs—Weekday Guides, Weekend Guides, and Park House Guides—so as to meet the needs of the institution. The Coordinator will also provide administrative support to the Volunteer Services department. This position will close on Monday, July 31, 2017.

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Database Developer/Administrator

The Database Developer/Administrator will maximize the uses of all Museum data, leading projects that integrate data from various systems and work to create a data warehouse that will be used to support strategic Museum goals.

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Security Officer, part-time

We are seeking a part-time Security Officer for Museum Buildings to ensure the safe and security of our buildings - from employees, to visitors, to the precious art collection.

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Sales Associate (Full-Time)

Sales Associates here take a critical and collaborative role optimizing the visitors’ store experience and driving revenue.

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Sales Associate (Part-Time)

Sales Associates here take a critical and collaborative role optimizing the visitors’ store experience and driving revenue.

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Visitor Services Assistant

Part-time Visitor Services Assistants are sought to represent the Philadelphia Museum of Art. We are looking for attentive, outgoing, energetic, individuals with a background or interest in art to help enrich the experience of Museum visitors.

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