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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
945 Madison Avenue
New York, NY  10021

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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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.

Associate Registrar

Reporting to the exhibitions manager, the associate registrar will have direct responsibility for managing and coordinating crating, packing, transportation, couriers, insurance, and condition reports for international and domestic loan exhibitions.  

Development Research Associate

Reporting to the campaign director for individual giving and working closely with the research consultant, the development research associate will service the information needs of the development department. 

full-time temporary

A temporary, full-time position is available in the graphic design department for a graphic designer.

Temporary Assignment

An exciting opportunity is available for a digital project manager to work on a ten (10) month assignment in preparation for the opening of the new Whitney Museum building.

Manager of Facilities

The manager of facilities will report to the director of facilities and assist in managing all facilities department–related activities including general maintenance, corrective, preventive, and planned maintenance of all MEP and HVAC systems.

List Coordinator
Temporary through June 2015

Reporting to the director of special events, the temporary list coordinator will assist with compiling invitation lists for the Museum’s historic new building opening events in spring 2015.

Major Gifts Assistant

Reporting to the director of individual and planned giving, the major gifts assistant will be involved in a wide range of administrative activities.

Member Services Assistant
Part-time Temporary

14–21 hours per week
Weekend availability is required

Reporting to the onsite member services senior coordinator, the part-time temporary member services assistant will provide a positive experience for members, pitch acquisitions and renewals, and process admission tickets in the Museum’s lobby.

Three Visitor Assistants
Part-time Temporary

15–22 hours per week, through October 2014
Evening hours sometimes required

The Whitney Museum seeks upbeat individuals committed to providing a positive visitor experience for these public-facing positions within the visitor services department.