5 Awesome Museum Jobs to Apply for in December

Calling all museum unicorns! Winter is here, and if you’re thinking about making a change and switching jobs for the New Year, there are some pretty amazing museums hiring. Museums across the country are looking for creative, passionate, energetic and awesome museum professionals like yourselves.

These are positions where you’ll bring museum exhibits to life, protect and preserve collections, and inspire a new generation of passionate museum lovers.


Museum of History & Industry
Collections Specialist

Are you a cataloging wiz? The Museum of History & Industry is commencing a huge digitization project of their 3-D, Textile and Costume collections and they are looking for someone to help spearhead the project. You’ll be working with volunteers to photograph artifacts and then enter/update the cataloging data. This is a temporary two-year position expected to end October 31, 2018.

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National Academy Museum and School
Manager, Young Artists’ Education

Are you a dynamic youth art educator looking to jumpstart your career? The National Academy Museum and School is looking to hire a Manager of Young Artists’ Education. You’ll be responsible for the development and growth of the program, using your passion and skill to help the program thrive.  

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The Field Museum
Exhibitions Project Manager

Interested in working as an exhibitions manager, coordinating the development, design, and production of museum exhibitions? The Field Museum is hiring an Exhibitions Project Manager to do just that! You’ll also act as a liaison between the Exhibitions Department and other departments and outside organizations.

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Smithsonian Institution
Museum Specialist

Are you a talented museum professional with a passion for space and experience working with aeronautical and space artifacts? Well, the National Air and Space Museum (NASM) is hiring a Museum Specialist to help assist in collections care and management. Specifically, you’ll be helping move the museums collections from the Paul E. Garber Facility to the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.

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Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson
Executive Director

The Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson is looking for a forward-thinking, innovative and high energy museum professional to fill the role of Executive Director of the museum. As an inspiring and dynamic leader, you’ll help guide and direct one of Tucson’s most celebrated museums.


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