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- 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.
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The Executive Assistant provides thoughtful and skilled daily support to the President and Chief Operating Officer helping to manage the competing demands of the Executive Office.
Through collaborative cross-Museum teams, Audience Research challenges internal assumptions about audiences and their experiences to improve and expand our engagement with them. Our expertise in proven research methods uniquely qualifies us to test hypotheses and solutions, measure outputs and evaluate outcomes to facilitate visitor-oriented decision making across all platforms.
The Office Manager and Production Assistant provides administrative and production support to two departments: Publishing and Editorial & Graphic Design.
The Contemporary Art department at the Philadelphia Museum of Art is seeking a motivated individual to serve as the Performance Production Coordinator for an upcoming, site-specific, public performance commission by internationally acclaimed artist, Yael Bartana. This performance, titled 'Bury Our Weapons, Not Our Bodies!,' is part of a landmark solo exhibition at the Museum that will also feature the Philadelphia premiere of Bartana’s epoch film trilogy, 'And Europe Will Be Stunned (2007-2011)'. The ideal candidate for this position will have experience in performance, theater, or public art production.
The Senior Curator oversees the Museum’s collections of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs and the work of the department’s curatorial staff, including, but not limited to, collections planning and development, research, installations, exhibitions, publications, acquisitions, deaccessioning, loans, etc.
The Member Services Associate provides a high level of service to current and prospective members throughout the Museum to inspire retention, upgrade, and acquisition.
The Philadelphia Museum of Art is currently seeking an experienced Grants Manager to join its Development department and implement the Museum’s corporate, foundation, and government grants strategy for annual operations, restricted programs, strategic initiatives, and capital projects. This position works closely with senior leadership, curators, program and facilities staff, and volunteers in order to advance the Museum’s fundraising priorities. This is a unique opportunity for a development professional to increase financial support from institutional funding sources for the Museum's campaign.
The Philadelphia Museum of Art is seeking a results-oriented and donor-centered individual to serve as Major Gifts Officer. This is a unique opportunity to work with donors at the highest levels and be part of a dynamic Development office during a transformational expansion project designed by world renowned architect Frank Gehry.
The Philadelphia Museum of Art is looking for a Backend Software Developer to work on our exciting initiative to develop a common mobile platform supporting our website, interactive applications, mobile applications and system integrations. The Museum has ambitious plans for the creation and integration of web and visitor-facing mobile applications that tie into a suite of backend services. We need an experienced back-end developer who can integrate a suite of services that runs across multiple outlets including the website, mobile apps and digital experiences in the galleries.
The Philadelphia Museum of Art is looking for a Senior Developer to work on exciting interactive applications, mobile platforms and interactive system integrations. The Museum has ambitious plans for the creation and integration of visitor-facing applications that tie into a suite of back-end services. We need an experienced developer for our public-facing applications who can integrate those applications into a suite of services that runs across multiple outlets including mobile apps and digital experiences in the galleries.
The Philadelphia Museum of Art is seeking a Digital Production Assistant to join the Information and Interpretive Technologies department. This person will work with the designers, developers, and strategists of the Museum’s Interactive Team to maintain, update, and expand the content of Philamuseum.org
Part-time Visitor Services Assistants are needed 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.
The Philadelphia Museum of Art seeks candidates for a three-year fellowship in photography in the Department of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs. Funded by the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, this fellow will work primarily with the Museum's distinguished permanent collection of photographs and will participate in all aspects of curatorial work in the PDP department. Specialists in the History of Photography are invited to apply. This position is a three-year fellowship that will begin May 2018.
Application Deadline: April 13, 2018
Application Deadline: April 13, 2018