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Careers

Careers

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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Under the direction of the Director of Building Services, the Lead Engineer coordinates technical staff, other skilled trades and contractors to meet facility and operations requirements. The Lead Engineer is responsible for keeping the facility, including its mechanical and electrical systems, in good working order including preventive maintenance, field inspections, equipment evaluations, and steam plant.

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The Newark Museum of Art seeks a qualified candidate for our dynamic organization in our Marketing and Public Relations Department. To continue to build the reputation of The Newark Museum of Art as a progressive, distinctive, and bold leader in the museum field, the Digital Designer will create all assets for digital design in Marketing. The position will also create graphic design elements as needed.

Support the Museum’s efforts to present and maintain a favorable, high-profile and consistent public image, and to heighten awareness of Newark’s role as leading cultural and educational institution.

Reporting Relationship: Creative Director
Opening Date: 7/7/2022
Closing Date: 8/7/2022

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The Newark Museum of Art seeks a qualified candidate for our dynamic organization in our Marketing and Public Relations Department.

The Social Media Freelancer is responsible for implementing the Museum’s social media strategy and calendar, monitoring and interacting with the Museum’s online communities, and leveraging the institution’s growing digital content under the direction of the Digital Content Manager. The position will coordinate activities with internal departments to support their respective initiatives, ensuring consistency in voice and cultivating an engaged social media and digital community.

Support the Museum’s efforts to present and maintain a favorable, high-profile and consistent public image, and to heighten awareness of Newark’s role as leading cultural and educational institution.

Opening Date: 7/5/2022
Closing Date: 8/5/2022

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Being clear on the expectations and responsibility in your role is necessary for successful communication and understanding of the organization. We have created the People & Culture Generalist job description, listed the responsibilities, and provided clear measurables. This tool will allow you to assess your current journey in your role. In addition, this document serves as a valuable performance management tool for you and those interested in exploring the possible next steps in their career.

Reporting Relationship: Director of People and Culture
Opening Date: 7/19/2022
Closing Date: 8/19/2022

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Under the direction of the Director of Building Services and the leadership of the Lead Technician, the Engineer II provides technical services for the Museum in accordance with operating objectives and facility maintenance requirements.  Engineer II has established an advanced proficiency in either the electrical, mechanical, or carpentry trade.

Opening Date: 8/1/202
Closing Date: 9/1/2022

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Performs a variety of functions including painting, driving, maintenance, and cleaning tasks in accordance with the needs of the Museum.

Opening Date: 8/1/202
Closing Date: 9/1/2022

Human Resources

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

humanresources@newarkmuseumart.org

 

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.

Internship Program

Our Internship Program is designed to provide college interns with an overview of the museum industry at large and The Newark Museum of Art specifically, as well as the Museums’ partnership with the City of Newark. Internship opportunities are offered in all of its major departments including Curatorial, Registrar, Education, Marketing/Public Relations, Exhibition Design and Library Sciences.

Interns work on an array of projects and depending on academic training, experience and stated interest, are assigned to a specific staff member, or in some cases, to a department at large. Applicants of all educational and career backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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Highlights:

  • Paid stipend for program participation ($1500 for eight-week program)
  • Hands-on mentorship
  • Departmental presentations and curatorial tours
  • Field trips to other museums and cultural institutions
  • Hands-on experience within a specific department
  • Lunchtime (meet-up) sessions with other interns
  • Access to learn about other departments of interest
  • Eligible for course credit

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Enrolled in a college or university, preferably with a year of completion in the degree pursued
  • Pursuing a degree in art, education, public administration, or other related fields
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Computer literacy in use of MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Available to work 20 hours/week, for the 8 weeks duration of the program

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: All Museum staff are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (i.e., have received both doses of a 2-dose vaccine OR a single dose of a one-dose vaccine) and must provide proof of vaccination. Exemptions may be made under religious and medical grounds (conditions apply).

We are now accepting applications for the 2022 Summer Internship Program at The Newark Museum of Art.

Applications for the 2022 Summer Internship Program are closed. Selected individuals will be notified soon and the program will begin on Monday, June 6, 2022.

 

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Volunteer

Do You Love Art and Science?

Become a volunteer today and be a part of The Newark Museum of Art. Volunteers assist the Museum staff with programs, events, and visitor support through all departments including Special Events, Membership, The Shop, Registrar, and more!

If you have questions or would like to learn more about about our current volunteer opportunities, please contact us at nmvo@newarkmuseumart.org.

There are also Corporate Volunteer Opportunities

Corporate groups wishing to participate in our volunteer activities through the Corporate Membership program should call Kristin Curry, Director for Institutional Grants and Sponsorships, at 973.596.6579, or via email kcurry@newarkmuseumart.org. Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age.