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Job Postings

Thank you for your interest in the Whitney Museum of American Art. To apply for a position, please send your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to or: 

Whitney Museum of American Art
Human Resources Department
99 Gansevoort Street
New York, NY 10014

Please be advised that due to the high volume of applications, we are only able to contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the requirements of the job openings or internships. We will keep your resume on file should appropriate future openings become available. Please do not send catalogues or original materials. The Museum cannot assume responsibility for any original materials which are submitted. No calls, please.

The Whitney Museum of American Art offers both academic year and summer internship programs for university students.

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Volunteer Program

The Whitney’s volunteers provide meaningful support to the Museum. We’re currently seeking energetic individuals to join our Volunteer Program.

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Docent Program

The Whitney’s volunteer docents welcome and engage visitors by giving free daily public tours. If you would like to be considered for future docent training sessions, please send your contact information to

The Whitney Museum of American Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Museum does not discriminate because of age, sex, religion, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship, disability, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, gender (including gender identity), sexual orientation, or any other factor prohibited by law. The Museum hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled. The Museum encourages all qualified candidates to apply for vacant positions at all levels. This description shall not be construed as a contract of any sort for a specific period of employment.

Benefits Manager

This position oversees all phases of benefits operations for the Whitney’s employees in accordance with established goals, policies and procedures.

On-call temporary

Reporting to the Manager of Exhibition Design and Construction, and taking direction from the Associate Exhibition Designer, the Whitney seeks to build our pool of on-call, temporary carpenters. Temporary carpenters may work on various assignments or projects as needed for in-house fabrication and light construction projects.The Carpenter is a union position, working both independently and with full-time or other temporary Exhibitions staff. 


Reporting to the Manager of Corporate Partnerships, this full-time position provides additional administrative and project support. 

Curatorial Fellow
Full-time Temporary (2 Years)

This full-time temporary position reports to both the Richard DeMartini Family Curator and Director of the Collection and the Steven and Ann Ames Curator of Drawing.


Reporting to the Director of Development Records, the Development Records Coordinator plays an integrated role in the overall maintenance of the Raiser’s Edge database.

Director of Digital Media

The Director of Digital Media develops institutional strategies and manages initiatives that advance the Whitney’s programs and mission via digital technologies. The position, reporting to the Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, is responsible for developing and maintaining content and technology for; third-party websites featuring Whitney content; mobile apps and digital publications; on-site digital signage; and other digital technologies that allow audiences, offsite and onsite, to access information about the Whitney’s collection and programs and/or deepen their experience with the Museum.

Facilities Assistant
Part-time temporary (6 months)

Reporting to the Director of Facilities, the part-time temporary facilities administrative assistant will provide administrative support and assistance to the department. 

Facilities Department Manager

Reporting to the Director of Facilities, the Facilities Department Manager assists in managing all facilities department related activities including general maintenance, mailroom operation, loading dock operation, and engineering activities as needed.

Facilities Engineering Manager

Reporting to the Director of Facilities, the Facilities Engineering Manager assists in managing all engineering division related activities including general maintenance, corrective, preventive and planned maintenance of all MEP and HVAC systems.

Graphic Designer

This full-time position develops and maintains the Whitney’s brand and graphic identity as part of the Graphic Design team. Under the supervision of the Director of Graphic Design, this department both communicates the Museum’s positioning while continually serving to distinguish the Whitney within the cultural landscape of New York and beyond. 

Group Services Coordinator

As part of the Visitor Experience team, this position works with the Assistant Manager of Visitor Services and is the primary contact for scheduling group visits and Whitney tours (including private, school and access groups, internal and VIP, tourist groups, and non-guided visits), and ensures that all details regarding a group’s visit are handled efficiently, while creating a positive visitor experience from initial contact through the Museum visit and departure.

Major Gifts Officer

Reporting to the Director of Individual and Planned Giving, the MGO is part of a team responsible for initiating, developing, and stewarding relationships with individual donors and prospects to achieve annual operating goals.

Member Services Assistants
Part-time temporary

The Museum seeks individuals to join the Member Services Assistants (MSA) team to assist with daily operations at the Member Services Desk, Member entry, and mobile posts.

membership coordinator, whitney contemporaries

Reporting to the Manager of Member Benefits and Relations, the Membership Coordinator oversees all aspects of the Whitney Contemporaries membership group including programming, planning, and attending all events.

Security Guards

The Security Department is looking for ten guards who have strong customer service skills.