• Current

    Featured exhibitions and special projects currently on view

  • Past

    Previously installed exhibitions and special projects



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 Coordinator of Community Engagement engages diverse audiences and organizations in Newark and across New Jersey to develop onsite, offsite virtual projects and programs which establish the Newark Museum of Art as a vital resource for the city and the region.  This role requires experience with program management and an established connection to audiences and organizations in Newark and in surrounding communities, with a particular focus on the Latinx community.

This position reports to the Manager of Community Engagement and has a salary range of $48,000-$50,000 and a comprehensive benefits package including medical plan, dental plan, life insurance, pension, 401K retirement, and generous paid time off.

Currently, the Coordinator of Community Engagement position is a hybrid onsite/remote position, with three days required onsite. In January 2023, all NMOA employees will work fully onsite.

Reporting Relationship: Manager of Community Engagement
Opening Date: 9/14/2022
Closing Date: 10/14/2022

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Visitor Experience is responsible for daily general operations in the Welcome Center, and Galleries. As part of Visitor Experience, Gallery Hosts create a positive and welcoming environment for members, visitors, donors and other stakeholders by contributing to the culture of genuine service. Our team actively engages visitors, while enthusiastically promoting the Museum and its services with a professional and positive demeanor.

Reporting Relationship: Manager of Visitor Experience

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The Newark Museum of Art Shop generates revenue to support the Museum’s mission and exhibits. Under the supervision of the Museum Shop Manager the Sales Associate performs a wide variety of duties to support the visitor service and special event functions of the museum. These include providing professional customer service to museum constituency and staff through selling merchandise and processing sales request.

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The ideal candidate for the Director of Membership and Visitor Experience is a hands-on leader with a deep knowledge of stewardship and philanthropy and a welcoming approach to member services. You will bring a deep commitment to access and inclusion with an interest in communicating the mission and values of a “museum of the community” by  supporting a unique and impactful donor journey for members and supporters of all backgrounds and capacities.

This position has an annual salary range of $90-95k and reports to the Deputy Director, External Affairs and supervises the Manager of Membership & Volunteer Services and the Manager of Visitor Experience. The museum offers  a  comprehensive benefits package including medical plan, dental plan, life insurance, pension, 401K retirement, and generous paid time off.

Currently, the Director of Membership and Visitor Experience position is a hybrid onsite/remote position, with three days required onsite. In January 2023, all NMOA employees will work fully onsite.

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The Manager of People Operations is a driven, results oriented professional who will collaborate on the implementation of day-to-day and high-level HR functions and programs of the People & Culture team. Currently, this position is a hybrid onsite/remote position with three days required onsite.

Reporting Relationship: Senior Manager of People & Culture

Opening Date: 11/28/2022
Closing Date: 12/5/2022

Human Resources

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.

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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  • 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


  • 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.


© Bryon Summers


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 Audrey Carmeli, Manager of Corporate Relations, at 973.596.5158, or via email acarmeli@newarkmuseumart.org.