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Careers

The Studio Museum in Harlem is the nexus for artists of African descent locally, nationally, and internationally and for work that has been inspired and influenced by Black culture. It is a site for the dynamic exchange of ideas about art and society. The Studio Museum is in the midst of a comprehensive, multi-million dollar Capital Campaign to build a new museum on 125th Street in Harlem, designed by architect Sir David Adjaye. 

Current available positions

 

Administrative Assistant, Facilities

Administrative Assistant, Facilities

The Facilities Assistant is responsible for a range of administrative and departmental operational tasks in support of the Facilities Department. 

Archivist

Archivist

The Archivist will work to manage and further develop the long-term care and accessibility of the Archives. 

Collection Database Manager

Collection Database Manager

The Collection Database Manager works with the collection management team to establish, monitor, and provide best practice data management for the Museum’s collections and archive databases.<

Curatorial Assistant

Curatorial Assistant

The Curatorial Assistant will support research and administrative needs for the Department, focused primarily on preparation for reinstallation in the Museum’s new building.

Director of Building Operations and Safety

Director of Building Operations and Safety

The Director of Building Operations and Safety is responsible for the overall operations of the Museum’s facility and security, in both the new building and office spaces. 

Director of Individual Giving

Director of Individual Giving

The Director of Individual Giving will oversee and be responsible for growing the Studio Museum in Harlem’s major gifts program.

Executive Assistant to the Director and Chief Cura

Executive Assistant to the Director and Chief Curator

The Executive Assistant to the Director and Chief Curator will be responsible for providing direct administrative support to the Director and Chief Curator of The Studio Museum in Harlem.

Special Events Coordinator

Special Events Coordinator

The Special Events Coordinator supports all Studio Museum special events and supports the Development Department with major gift and campaign cultivation events.

Fellowships

The Studio Museum provides paid year-long fellowships that support the professional training of curators, scholars, archivists, and educators historically underrepresented in the museum field. Fellows

Seven young adults posing for a portrait in front of Glenn Ligon's work

Internships

The Studio Museum in Harlem's internship program provides college undergraduates, graduate students, and recent graduates with a wide range of experiences designed to provide insight into the workings

The Studio Museum in Harlem is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, ethnicity, sex, age, gender identification, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.