What We Do
We are Philadelphia's art museum. A place that welcomes everyone. A world-renowned collection. A landmark building. We bring the arts to life, inspiring visitors—through scholarly study or creative play—to discover the creative spirit that lies within each of us. We connect people with the arts in rich and varied ways, making the experience of the Museum surprising, lively, and always memorable.
How You Will Contribute
The Contemporary Art Department at the Philadelphia Museum of Art seeks a highly organized, dynamic, team-oriented Administrative Assistant with a special interest in Contemporary Art to assist the Senior Curator of Contemporary Art. This person will oversee the daily operations of the office and work closely with the contemporary team, providing support as needed for special exhibitions, special projects, and contemporary programming.
This person is also responsible for preparing the Department’s semiannual Advisory Committee Meetings. This involves correspondence with Committee members, spearheading the internal timetable for meeting preparations, organizing materials using online tools in advance of meetings, planning Committee trips and special events, and taking and compiling meeting minutes.
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Who We Are
Our values define who we are. They drive the way we do things and the decisions we make. We are open – we welcome everyone, opening eyes and minds to the expressive power of the arts. We are connected – we sustain and strengthen the communities we serve, bringing together diverse audiences. We are vital – we bring the arts to life, engaging visitors from Philadelphia and around the world. We are provocative – we believe that the arts can change the way we understand ourselves and how we see the world.
We expect every employee, department, and division to work collaboratively with all others, inspired by a shared purpose. We respect each other as individuals and colleagues. We encourage innovation and support one another’s efforts, recognizing that innovation involves risk. We are an equal opportunity employer that actively seeks to employ a diverse group of people who embody our values.
What We Offer
Our employees are at the center of the Museum. We want to ensure they are engaged in their work and rewarded for a job well done. We offer generous benefits and compensation depending on the position such as:
Application Deadline: September 23, 2017