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:
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.