Career Opportunities

The following career opportunities are currently available at Jewish museums and related institutions:

Manager of Docent Programs, Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA
The Manager of Docent Programs will oversee the Skirball’s 60+ docents who facilitate tours for adult visitors and plan recognition events for the entire 130-person docent corps, which also includes school-tour docents. S/he will be directly responsible for the recruitment, training, and evaluation of docents who offer tours for adult visitors of the Skirball’s changing exhibitions and its permanent exhibition on Jewish history, values, and culture. The Manager of Docent Programs will work closely with the school programs team to plan the schedule of speakers and workshops for the full docent corps each semester. Contact Anna Gross, hr@skirball.org. See full job description above.

Exhibition Curator/Director of Interpretation, Lillian & Albert Small Jewish Museum at the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington, DC
The Museum seeks an Exhibition Curator or Director of Interpretation (depending on experience) to join our long-established organization as we shift into high gear—developing a new museum that explores the past, present and future of Jewish Washington. The new museum, projected to open in 2021, will be built at 3rd and F St. NW, just a block from the National Building Museum. It will incorporate our 1876 historic synagogue as its centerpiece “object,” and will feature new exhibition galleries and programming spaces, including a “community lab.”  Please send resume and cover letter to info@jhsgw.org with the Subject Line “Exhibition Curator.”

Associate Director of Education, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA
The Associate Director of Education serves a vital role in the Museum overseeing all K-12 school and teachers programs, teen initiatives, and the Museum’s tour program. The Associate Director fosters strong relationships with school leaders, teachers, community organizations, and CJM colleagues to create and implement innovative arts-infused education programs and outreach. This leadership role requires experience and strength in museum education as well as strong management skills. The Associate Director manages two full-time staff and a number of part-time staff and volunteers. Send cover letter and resume to jobs@thecjm.org.

Marketing/Administrative Assistant, Mayyim Hayyim Living Waters Community Mikveh and Paula Brody & Family Education Center, Newton, MA
This is a critical position for the organization, providing key marketing and administrative support. This position requires the ability to communicate clearly with warmth and sensitivity, while maintaining confidentiality.
Contact: Carrie Bornstein, jobs@mayyimhayyim.org

Administrative Director, Mayyim Hayyim Living Waters Community Mikveh and Paula Brody & Family Education Center, Newton, MA
This position administratively supports the essential components of Mayyim Hayyim, including bookkeeping support, donor data management, executive support, and site management.
Contact: Carrie Bornstein, carrieb@mayyimhayyim.org

Zuckerman Fellowship: Curator of Community Engagement, Jewish History Museum, Tucson
The 2018-19 Curator of Community Engagement will be awarded a 12-month fellowship in Tucson, Arizona including living space, stipend, and program budget. The fellowship can be extended for a second year. The Curator of Community Engagement will be responsible for producing and presenting public programs on the museum campus, located in the downtown area of Tucson, over the course of their term.
Contact: Lisa Schachter-Brooks, museum@jewishhistorymuseum.org

Director of Development, the Breman Museum, Atlanta
The Breman Museum Development Director will work closely and in partnership with the Executive Director to lead all fundraising efforts in this growing organization. 

Special Events and Rental Manager, Jewish Museum, New York
The Jewish Museum seeks a detail-oriented, multi-tasker to manage its facility rental program.  This is a complex role with supervisory responsibility for all outside events held at the Museum, as well as some internal events.  In addition to having strong organizational and administrative skills, this position requires someone with the maturity to handle a broad range of client needs with professionalism and tact.

Director, Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, DC
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is looking for a respected leader in Holocaust research to join our leadership team working to advance the permanence of Holocaust memory, relevance and understanding and inspire citizens and leaders worldwide to confront hatred, prevent genocide and promote human dignity.

Associate Director of Education, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco
The Associate Director of Education serves a vital role in the Museum overseeing all K-12 school and teachers programs, teen initiatives, and the Museum’s tour program. The Associate Director fosters strong relationships with school leaders, teachers, community organizations, and CJM
colleagues to create and implement innovative arts-infused education programs and outreach. This leadership role requires experience and strength in museum education as well as strong management skills. The Associate Director manages two full-time staff and a number of part-time staff and volunteers.

 


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