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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


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. The coordinator is responsible for creating a wide variety and high volume of campaign and prospect management Crystal 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 and other database duties as assigned.

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Development Operations Assistant

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is currently seeking a Development Operations Assistant to directly support the Deputy Director of Development in all aspects of their respective program’s administration. This position will be expected to assist with the coordination of program meetings and materials, maintain departmental orders and supply requests, provide general administrative support, and perform other duties as assigned.

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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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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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Sherlock Project Assistant

The Philadelphia Museum of Art will be developing and piloting a new multiple visit program for 5th and 6th graders that aims to improve students’ abilities to observe closely and with purpose, use observations to build arguments and interpretations, create rich questions, imagine multiple solutions and perspectives, and successfully communicate their findings and ideas. The Sherlock Project Assistant will work closely with the Curator of Education for School and Teacher Programs, other Education staff, an outside Evaluation Team and Middle School teacher fellows to support day to day activities of the Sherlock Middle School Multiple Visit Program Pilot.

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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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Art Handler/Driver

The Museum is seeking a full-time Art Handler/Driver to work within the Registrar’s office and work closely with the Installations & Packing team to ensure the safe packing, loading and transportation of art to various locations.

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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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Custodian - Fleisher Art Memorial

Fleisher Art Memorial seeks a full-time Custodian. As a member of the Maintenance Staff, the Custodian is responsible for maintaining the overall cleanliness of the facility and set-up for activities. The Custodian reports to the Facilities Manager, but must be able to work with all program managers and adjust to changes as needed on a daily basis in absence of the supervisor.

As the Custodian, you will concentrate on two functions at Fleisher. The first area of concentration is the preparation of art studios/classrooms. This involves setting studios and meeting space as determined by Facility Manager and Fleisher’s program managers. The second area of concentration is facility support. With guidance from the Facilities Manager and input from your colleagues in all Fleisher departments, you will maintain the overall cleanliness of Fleisher, replenish building supplies and ensure a welcoming environment for all of Fleisher’s guests. You will be able to operate with minimal supervision and anticipate needs as situations arise.

Qualified candidates will have a high school diploma or its equivalent, as well as prior experience in a custodial position. Knowledge of basic grounds keeping and horticultural practices including the use of grounds keeping equipment, along with experience using a variety of power tools and hand tools. A self-motivated professional – personable, reliable and hard working. Able to multi-task and organize your time to work on simultaneous projects. Comfortable working with a wide variety of audiences which includes Fleisher colleagues, and participants in Fleisher’s arts education programming. Experience with an arts or nonprofit organization, however it is not necessary.

If this description seems like a good match for your personality, skills, and career goals please send us a cover letter, resume and three references by email only to gzeitlin@fleisher.org. No phone calls please.

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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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