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:
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION OF TECHNOLOGY
The Mississippi Museum of Art is searching for Assistant Director of Information Technology to maintain, upgrade and manage our software, hardware and computer network. Resourcefulness is a necessary skill in this role. The ideal candidate will be able to diagnose and resolve problems quickly and have the patience to communicate with a variety of interdisciplinary teams and users, ensuring that the Museum’s technology infrastructure runs smoothly and efficiently. Full Details and Application Instructions
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF SPECIAL EVENTS
Reporting to the Director of Development, the Associate Director for Special Events is responsible for planning and executing all fundraising events, primarily the Museum’s annual spring benefit gala, and all donor/member/volunteer-engagement events that support and enhance the Museum’s capacity to grow its audience and expand its base. Full Details and Application Instructions
DEPUTY DIRECTOR FOR PROGRAMS
The Museum seeks a Deputy Director who will be the artistic leader of the institution and guide the curatorial, collections, and education staff to become a dynamic, robust team implementing the vision of the trustees and director, as articulated in the strategic plan. The Chief Curator will report to the Director and is a critical part of the Museum’s leadership structure. Full Details and Application Instructions
The Museum seeks a seasoned art curator who will direct the exhibitions program of the Museum to fulfill its mission and bring the highest quality of exhibitions to Jackson as well as curate exhibitions that travel from the Museum across the nation. Full Details and Application Instructions
ASSISTANT CURATOR OF STUDIO AND FAMILY PROGRAMS
The Mississippi Museum of Art is searching for a reliable, outgoing individual with exceptional teaching, art-making, facilitation, and organizational skills. This individual is responsible for overseeing the Museum art studios, designing and teaching regular studio classes, assisting in the installation of gallery engagement spaces, and developing all Family Programs at the Museum. Full Details and Application Instructions
The Museum seeks a reliable, outgoing individual to join our team as a Gallery Attendant. 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
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.