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We are Philadelphia’s art museum. A world-renowned collection. A landmark building. A place that welcomes everyone.

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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

Departmental Assistant - Contemporary Art

**Due to the large number of candidates, we are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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Exhibition Assistant - Decoding Contemporary Korean Craft

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is seeking an Exhibition Assistant for its major comprehensive survey of contemporary Korean art, Decoding Contemporary Korean Art (working title) to be presented in spring of 2021. The exhibition will comprise of approximately 50 works created by approximately 30 artists of Korean descent from around the world and will also accompany a scholarly catalog.

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

We are looking for a dynamic individual who is passionate about 18th and 19th century European painting & sculpture. The Associate Curator will be well versed in presenting the art of this period to different audiences in gallery and online settings and have primary responsibility for the care, utilization, and development of the museum’s extensive and world-renowned holdings.

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Member Services Associate

**For internal applicants only. 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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Departmental Assistant, Membership and Visitor Services

**For internal applicants only. Working with all areas within Membership & Visitor Services and for the Division Head directly, the Department Assistant maintains a positive work environment by assisting where and when needed to ensure a smooth and productive department with all its many facets.

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Development Assistant, Development Operations and Institutional Support

The Development Assistant supports the leadership of their specific Development program in all aspects of the program’s administration.

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Administrative Assistant, Women's Committee

Due to the large number of candidates, we are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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Membership Representative (Part-Time)

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

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Delphi Programs Assistant

The Delphi Programs Assistant works with the Delphi Programs Manager, to support all of the programs funded by the Delphi Project Foundation as well as an artist in residency program funded by the Patriarch Foundation.

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Audio-Visual Systems Specialist

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is seeking an Audio-Visual Systems Specialist to coordinate all technical aspects of AV systems used in exhibits, meeting spaces, public event spaces, and more. As part of the AV team, this individual is responsible for supporting the many events, programs, and various day-to-day activities that take place at the PMA. Working with both temporary and fixed installations of AV/data systems, this person will maintain, design, install, and augment audio visual equipment and related infrastructure in order to advance the Museum’s mission.

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Data Integration Developer

As a member of the Art Information Commons project team, the Data Integration Developer will actively engage with content creators and data system managers to help identify data sources, evaluate data systems, test, and create pilot projects to support the initiative.

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Digital Asset Librarian

The Philadelphia Museum of Art seeks a Digital Asset Librarian to plan, implement, and support our first digital asset management (DAM) system.

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Shift Supervisor

We are seeking a temporary Security Shift Supervisor for Museum buildings who ensures the safety and security of our buildings - from employees to visitors to the precious art collection. This a temporary, 6-month position.

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Manager of Visitor Services

The Museum is seeking an experienced manager to ensure the highest quality visitor experience for Museum visitors and members.

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Retail Sales Associate

The engaged store associate will enhance the visitor experience by providing exceptional sales skills and product knowledge along with superior customer service.

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Visitor Services Assistant

We are seeking temporary, part-time Visitor Services Assistants to help enrich the experience of museum visitors. This position is expected to last until September 2019.

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Fellowship Opportunities

New fellowship opportunities at the PMA coming soon.

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