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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


Gallery Maintenance & Storage Technician (Part-Time)

The Museum seeks a careful and diligent Gallery Maintenance & Storage Technician for routine and special projects involving the cleaning of works of art on display, display/storage furniture (such as platforms), Plexiglas/glass cases, and occasionally the building fabric itself.

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Associate Conservator/Conservator of Works of Art on Paper

We are seeking an Associate Conservator or 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: October 6, 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. Applications will be reviewed and interviews conducted on a rolling basis.

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Membership Representative (Part-Time)

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is seeking professional and articulate Membership Representatives.

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Development Assistant, Planned Giving & Gifts of Works of Art

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is seeking a Development Assistant to support the Planned Giving and Gifts of Works of Art programs within the Development department. In addition, the Development Assistant is also responsible for various office-wide duties as needed.

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Director of Corporate Relations

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is seeking a dynamic and ambitious corporate fundraiser to oversee its Corporate Relations program. This position is responsible for securing corporate support, including corporate sponsorship, corporate grants, and operating funds through the Corporate Partners membership program.

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Member Services Associate

The Member Services Associate provides a high level of service to current and prospective members throughout the Museum to inspire retention, upgrade, and acquisition.

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Art Futures Artist-in-Residence

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is sending out a call for Artists. The division of Education is seeking talented teaching artists in the Philadelphia area for the Art Futures Artist-in-Residence Program. Ten local artists will be paired with art teachers in five public and five Catholic high schools in the Philadelphia region. Working together, each artist/teacher pairing will design a unique studio experience for students.

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Coordinator, Interns and Departmental Volunteers

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is seeking a Coordinator, Interns and Departmental Volunteers to join the Volunteer Services team in the division of Education. This individual is responsible for the administration of the Museum Studies Internship and Departmental Volunteer programs and will also provide general support to the Volunteer Services department.

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Coordinator of Family Studio Programs

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is seeking a Coordinator of Family Studio Programs to join the division of Education. This person is responsible for coordinating all aspects of the various studio programs at the Museum including Children's Art Classes, monthly Family Festivals, the summer-long Art Splash program, and more.

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Department Assistant, Information and Interpretive Technologies

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is looking for a Department Assistant to provide general administrative support for the Information and Interpretive Technologies (IIT) department.

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Lead Software Architect & Sr. Interactive Designer

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is looking for a Lead Software Architect and Senior Interactive Developer (LSASID) to work on exciting interactive applications, websites, mobile platforms and web/interactive system integrations. We need an experienced system architect who can plan and then implement this vision, including the development of visitor applications and the integration of those applications into a suite of services that runs across multiple outlets including mobile apps, web sites and digital experiences in the galleries.

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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 Shift Supervisor, part-time

We are seeking part-time Security Shift Supervisors for Museum buildings who ensures the safety 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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