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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

Due to the extraordinary response we have received, we are currently not accepting additional applications for this position.

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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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Administrative Assistant, Contemporary Art

The Contemporary Art Department at the Philadelphia Museum of Art seeks a highly organized, dynamic, team-oriented Administrative Assistant with a special interest in Contemporary Art to assist the Senior Curator of Contemporary Art. This person will oversee the daily operations of the office and work closely with the contemporary team, providing support as needed for special exhibitions, special projects, and contemporary programming.

Application Deadline: September 23, 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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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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Development Officer

The Development Officer is an integral part of the Major Gifts team and the Individual Giving division, responsible for the identification and qualification of new prospective leadership and major gift donors for the Museum, with a primary focus on field work and personal visits.

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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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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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