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Thank you for your interest in employment at The Newark Museum of Art. See below for current job position openings.

Please be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we can only contact those candidates whose qualifications meet the requirements of the open positions.

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The Manager of Youth Programs develops, manages, and implements Youth Initiatives, Explorers Program, and Camp NMOA. Oversee teen program highlighting college, career, and life readiness skills that enables Newark-area high school students to build essential skills and self-confidence through a curriculum that draws upon the Museum’s unique collections, resources, and staff. Each year, 40+ students from diverse backgrounds learn about their passions and strengths and develop new skills as public speakers, teachers, researchers, and leaders. Develops curriculum for Explorers Program focused on college readiness, professional development, and life-skills. Supervise and support camp staff. This individual must have a commitment to working in a team-based environment that values innovation, creative learning, risk taking and experimentation. Ensure an ongoing and productive conversation with a diverse and growing audience.

Department: Learning & Engagement
Reporting to: Reports to Director of Education
Schedule: This position is a full-time, hybrid onsite/remote position, required to work onsite at least 4 days per week /may work from home up to 1 day per week.  During camp, it is required to work onsite at least 5 days a week.
Salary: $60,000 annually; comprehensive benefits package including medical plan, dental plan, vision, life insurance, pension plan, 401K retirement, and generous paid time off.

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As a member of the Directors Group within the Leadership Team, the Controller/Director of Accounting is critical to the Museum’s Strategic Vision Plan. The Controller/Director of Accounting develops strong partnerships with department heads to promote cross functional work. This individual oversees financial governance strategy and compliance and will work closely with the CFO to keep Finance Committee members and the Trustees abreast of critical financial matters. Responsible for continuously evaluating the Museum’s financial risks to mitigate and minimize exposures. Leader for financial business process improvement and change management. Collaborates to implement the organizations strategy, while promoting collective effort and unity.

Department: Finance
Reporting Relationship:
Chief Financial Officer
Schedule: This position is a full-time, hybrid onsite/remote position, required to work onsite at least 3 days per week / may work from home up to 2 days per week.
Salary: $140,000 annually; comprehensive and competitive benefits package includes medical plan, dental plan, vision plan, life insurance, pension plan, 401K retirement, and generous paid time off.

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Responsible for protecting Museum property and collections from theft, fire, sabotage and accidental or willful damage or destruction and for protecting staff and visitors of the Museum from situations that may threaten their safety. Also, responsible to act as good-will ambassadors for the Museum and provide essential customer services in a courteous and professional manner.

Reporting Relationship: Director of Security
Rate: $17.65 hourly rate; includes a comprehensive organization-sponsored benefits package including medical plan, dental plan, vision, life insurance, Pension, 401K retirement, and generous paid time off.

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The Newark Museum of Art
49 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
Fax: 973.642.0459


Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The Newark Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In addition, we aspire to make the Museum and our environment – staff, audiences, artists, programs, and exhibitions – reflective of the diversity of the city of Newark and to capture the spirit of access, inclusion, and equity in all we do. We strongly encourage and welcome applicants from our BIPOC, disabled, and LGBTQIA+ communities as they must be centered in the work we do.

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