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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.  

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.


The development assistant for the Capital Campaign will provide support in a myriad of administrative activities to ensure the successful completion of the Institutional Campaign.  

Part-time Temporary
through November 2014

With the growing popularity of Jeff Koons: A Retrospective, the development records department is seeking a temporary development records assistant to provide data entry and administrative support.

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.