Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at the Mississippi Museum of Art. The Museum has been a community-supported institution for more than 100 years and boasts a seasoned staff of museum professionals and fiscally responsible administrators, who work to ensure that the Museum’s exhibitions, programs, operations, and community outreach are the best fit for the art and the people of Mississippi.
Currently, we offer the following opportunities:
The Museum is continuously looking for seasonal employees to work part-time throughout different parts of the year. This individual will be responsible for providing a safe and secure environment for Museum visitors and art exhibitions in accordance with the Museum’s security and visitor services programs. Gallery Attendants are stationed inside the galleries and provide Museum visitors with a welcoming experience at the Museum. Long periods of standing are required. Full Details and Application Instructions
The Museum internship program provides undergraduate and graduate students with insight into the operations of a museum and offers interns invaluable hands-on experience. Available internships change from semester to semester, based on the Museum’s needs and capacity. Spring and fall internships are part-time (min. 10 hrs/wk) and summer internships may be full-time or part-time. Full Details and Application Instructions
This position will work closely with the Chief of Security, Director of Operations, Security Department, Curatorial Department, and visitor services staff to ensure the safety of the facility, collection, borrowed collections, artwork, staff, and public. Full Details and Application Instructions
POSTDOCTORIAL FELLOWSHIP, ART HISTORY
The Mississippi Museum of Art and Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi, jointly seek an art historian for, initially, a two-year postdoctoral fellowship beginning in 2020. The fellow will teach one class during the Fall 2020 and two classes during the spring 2021 semesters and work with the Museum’s curatorial department on exhibition projects.. Full Details and Application Instructions
The Museum relies on many committed individuals who volunteer their time and talents to help us keep our programs and operations running smoothly. We are always looking for new, enthusiastic volunteers who are interested in getting more deeply involved with the Museum by giving their time. For additional questions or to sign up as a volunteer, please email a completed application form to Sarah Wade, Manager of Visitor and Member Services, at email@example.com or 601.960.1515. Full List of Volunteer Opportunities
The Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is proud of its work-place environment that is diverse in every respect and welcomes all applicants for employment. The Museum is not a department or agency of the state or federal government.