The Museum of Modern Art jobs

Accounts Payable Administrator

Accounting

Completes various accounts payable processes and other functions critical to the completion of accurate and timely payments in accordance with Museum policy. Thoroughly reviews and then releases invoice-related vouchers for payment and posting to the general ledger in a paperless environment. Reviews employee travel and expense reports, releasing them for reimbursement. Prepares accounts payable aging report for upper-management review. Assists with preparation of mandatory vendor reporting as required by federal and state governments. Follows up on stale-dated checks, vendor credit balances, and aged payables. Provides assistance with the resolution of helpdesk tickets, phone calls, or any other inquiry associated with vendor bills. Effectively and promptly communicates on vendor and internal inquiries. Processes refunds, stop payments, and payment cancellations as needed. Reports to Manager, Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable.

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Bachelor’s degree or associate’s degree in accounting preferred. Three to five years accounts payable experience. Knowledge of accounts payable policies and procedures. Team player with the ability to coordinate and communicate with individuals throughout the museum. Excellent interpersonal skills. Self-starter. Strong detail orientation with highly organized work habits.

Archivist

Archives

Assists in the daily operations of reference activities in the Archives department, including responding to correspondence, email, and telephone requests. Conducts reference interviews. Supervises on-site researchers. Reviews and responds to applications to publish materials from the Archives. Conducts research on subjects in support of specific Museum projects, e.g., for lectures, remarks, press requests, exhibition research, and website development. Assists in maintenance of research requests log. Coordinates digitization of archival materials with Imaging and Visual Resources. Catalogs items, and creates caption and citation information. Manages database of digital surrogates of archival materials (MAID), both metadata and images. Maintains and accessions materials in the photographic archive. Processes loans from the Archives holdings, determines availability of object and its insurance value, handles all correspondence, completes loan forms, and works with Conservation and the registrar when necessary. Oversees records management and maintains systems, policies, and procedures to organize and preserve institutional paper-based records, both temporary and permanent. Reviews and, as necessary, revises existing records policies and retention schedules. Educates Museum staff on records management procedures, services, and objectives. Provides for the ongoing transfer, storage, and availability of inactive paper or analog records. Manages relationship with off-site record storage provider and related database. Supervises annual destruction of paper/analog records. Reports to The Rona Roob Museum Archivist.

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Bachelor’s degree in art history. Master’s degree in archival studies or library science with archives concentration or master’s degree in art history with archives certification strongly preferred. Five to seven years progressive experience in archival administration in a professional setting. Thorough understanding of professional standards and best practices for archives, as well as records management principles and procedures. Knowledge of 20th- and 21st-century art and art history research resources. Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills. Strong analytical and organizational skills. Knowledgeable about current trends in the archival and records management fields. Familiarity with standard office technology applications and use of databases. Familiarity with metadata standards such as EAD, DACS, Dublin Core, MARC, and controlled vocabularies. Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team, and to maintain confidentiality. A thorough and detail-oriented approach to all tasks. Capable of being flexible in a professional, fast-paced environment serving multiple constituencies. Ability to lift 40 pounds.

Assistant Collections Photographer

Imaging and Visual Resources

Creates high-resolution direct digital images to digitize and catalog works of art and related materials. Creates image files for the highest levels of reproduction. Photographs in accordance with Museum and international archival imaging standards, including those for color management and metadata. Uses all relevant imaging software tools and provides color correction on an individual basis to match original works. Ensures the welfare of artwork throughout the imaging process. Provides basic equipment maintenance and maintains record logs of imaging procedures. Assists with basic file organization for digital asset management. Reports to Studio Production Manager.

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Bachelor’s of art, bachelor’s of science, or bachelor’s of fine arts in photography and two years professional photography experience including studio work and digital image processing or equivalent. Current portfolio required. Working knowledge of, and technical skill in, high-resolution digital imaging procedures, equipment, and lighting for fine-arts imaging. Ability to use both small- and medium-format cameras. Solid computer skills. Proficiency in tethered capture and file management. Demonstrated skills in Photoshop needed for accurate reproduction. Excellent color judgment. Ability to make own color corrections. Familiarity with modern and contemporary art history. High level of organizational skill.

Assistant Media Conservator

Conservation

Examines, documents, and treats media artworks in the collection that include audio, film, video, performance, and software-based artworks. Participates in all departmental activities, including acquisition, preparation of works for exhibition, collection care, loans, and research. Condition-assesses all forms of media works, including, but not limited to, audio, film, video, and software. Assists with the maintenance of the media conservation lab, including researching, maintaining, and updating both equipment and software. Works collaboratively across departments at the Museum, including Conservation, curatorial, Audio Visual, Exhibition Planning and Design, and Collection Management and Exhibition Registration. Assists with the daily operation of the Museum’s digital repository, including ingesting of digital artwork material, collaborating with the ongoing development, and other repository related tasks. Conducts research centering on media conservation protocols, new tools, and technologies related to artists’ practice and methods. Participates in training and supervision of interns and fellows. Reports to Associate Conservator and the Agnes Gund Chief Conservator.

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Master’s degree in conservation or equivalent training. Two years experience in the conservation of media works in a museum setting or equivalent. Experience performing all aspects of the treatment of media works, with adherence to the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice of the American Institute for Conservation. Understanding of the theory and practice of conservation documentation related to media, installation, and performance art is expected, as is a firm grounding in artist interview practice. Knowledge and experience of condition assessment and installation of current and historic media technologies in audio, video, film, and software/computer-based art. Strong interpersonal and written communication skills. Ability to work cooperatively on projects and to work independently on treatments. Ability to travel as required. Experience engaging with artists and their studios is desirable. Familiarity with the Museum’s collection management system, The Museum System, is desirable. Candidates must submit a detailed letter of interest stating education, work history, involvement with modern and/or contemporary art, and research interests. The inclusion of a writing sample, either published work or work-related documentation or research, is strongly recommended. The application should include the names of three references, but letters from references are not requested. No treatment reports are requested and should not be included. Candidates invited for interviews will be asked to supply treatment reports at that time. All material, in digital form, should be sent to jobs@moma.org by no later than August 15, 2017. If hired, the individual must successfully complete a security threat assessment through the Department of Homeland Security.

Building Project Art Director (fixed-term position)

Graphic Design and Advertising

Creates a wide range of creative proposals, presentations, and campaigns for new building project communications and for the Membership, Marketing, and Development teams during the construction time period. Designs and produces cross-media collateral materials such as print materials, digital media, video, construction signage (both digital and print), donor signage, directory screens, and directional signage to support Museum communications and visitor experiences. Reports to Associate Creative Director.

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Bachelor’s or master’s of fine arts in graphic design and six to eight years design and production experience, including three to four years as a senior designer or art director or equivalent. High level of creative talent and conceptual development, with excellent design and typography skills. Team player with willingness to collaborate with people across all departments. Excellent design ability and thorough knowledge of advertising, exhibition design, print production, and video production, with additional experience in storyboarding and concept development for video and animation. Excellent organizational skills. Outstanding ability to manage multiple tasks. Excellent job management, strategic planning, and interpersonal leadership skills. Proactive problem-solving proficiency. Ability to work well under pressure. Adept at finessing outstanding working relationships with a wide variety of personality types. Thorough knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (CS5.5 and CC) and InCopy. Additional knowledge of Adobe Digital Publishing Suite, After Effects, Apple Final Cut Pro, HTML, and CSS preferred. Proficiency with Microsoft Office. This is a one-year, fixed-term position with the option for renewal for another year.

Department Assistant

Special Programming and Events

Maintains the Special Events department database in Salesforce, including updating all contact information, organizing appropriate invitation lists using MoMA-approved protocol, routing lists for approval to departments and senior staff, tracking all responses, updating event staff, and producing final door lists. Updates the Museum-wide master calendar listing all activities within the Museum’s public and private spaces and theaters. Receives space requests from all areas of the Museum, places spaces on hold, and follows up and confirms with various departments if events can move forward. Provides constant interdepartmental communication in order to avoid double-bookings and interruptions at internal and external events. Maintains Special Programming and Events pages on moma.org. Updates and maintains the department’s event-coordination schedule, remains in constant communication with event coordinator/assistant directors and the financial operations coordinator to ensure that events are on the calendar, and works with the director to assign a point person. Assists with all aspects of the Museum’s major fundraisers, including Party in the Garden, the David Rockefeller Award Luncheon, the Film Benefit, the FOE Jazz Gala, and the Armory Show Party. Assists director with events and coordinating materials for Affiliate Programs, meetings with trustees and corporate event sponsors, and with the Film and Media and Performance Art committees. Assists the director and the department with daily administrative needs, including office organization, scheduling and preparing materials for reoccurring meetings, answering phones and emails from specialevents@moma.org, and overseeing petty cash account. Represents the Special Events department and coordinates with other Museum departments, including Membership and Development, Operations, Security, Education, Retail, curatorial, Visitor Services, Exhibition Production and Design, and the MoMA expansion team. Reports to Director of Special Programming and Events.

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Bachelor’s degree and at least two years relevant experience providing administrative support and event coordination or equivalent. Excellent communication, written, and organizational skills. Strong attention to detail. Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks in a busy environment. Ability to work individually and as part of a team. Flexibility to work early/late hours and some weekends. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Salesforce.

Department Manager

Digital Media

Supports the Digital Media department in both department administrative matters and content administration for digital products. Monitors departmental funds and maintains associated financial records. Provides key budgetary administrative support. Oversees day-to-day financial and operational matters, closely monitoring accounts payable and receivables and processing and/or approving vouchers for the budget and separate project budgets. Coordinates information and reporting, regularly meeting with director and assistant director. Oversees relationships with vendors; develops contracts, monitors expenditures, and prepares revenue documentation. Works with departments and staff across the Museum to perform daily content updates for moma.org, the MoMA apps, and the lobby information screens using the Museum’s custom CMS. Schedules various cross-departmental groups for digital. Manages all meeting logistics and timely preparation and dissemination of related documents. Oversees all administrative functions of the department, including protocol, procedures, and records management. Collaborates to develop annual departmental budget. Oversees maintenance of department’s spaces, including conference room, office spaces, storage, and equipment. Maintains equipment inventory for office and programmatic use. Ensures timely supply of day-to-day office supplies for the department and effective storage of supplies. Maintains departmental personnel records and is responsible for new employee setup and maintenance of job descriptions. Assists with hiring support staff when appropriate. Assists in training and orientation of new staff, including interns, in regard to Museum and departmental policy and procedures. Disseminates information regarding new policies and procedures to departmental staff. Reports to Director, Digital Media.

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Bachelor’s degree, preferably in business or arts administration, and three or more years relevant experience in museum or gallery administration or equivalent. Strong written and interpersonal skills. Experience using CMSs for publishing digital content. Basic understanding of HTML and markdown. Excellent organizational and job-management skills. Ability to manage multiple tasks. Proactive troubleshooting and follow-through skills. High level of diplomacy, accountability, judgment, and confidentiality. Strong attention to detail. Background and/or interest in modern and contemporary art desirable. Management and accounting skills and supervisory experience. Demonstrated project management and problem-solving skills. Strong understanding of both macro and micro views of budget management. Strong Excel and Google Apps skills. Experience with PeopleSoft or similar systems desirable. Skilled at process development and analysis of systems.

Guest Assistant

Visitor Services

Creates a highly positive experience for Museum guests that is conducive to repeat visitation, membership conversion, and positive word of mouth for the Museum. Sells daily and advance Museum admission, film, and program tickets, memberships, and member guest passes. Processes credit cards and coupons, rings up cash, and issues change. Generates proactive sales efforts throughout the Museum. Proactively and warmly welcomes guests, responds to questions, and offers guidance. Validates admission at points of entry to galleries. Ensures smooth flow of visitors by proactively guiding visitors to various queues and spaces. Resolves general complaints from guests and members on site. Stays abreast of current and upcoming exhibitions, films, educational programs, and marketing campaigns. Helps maintain inventory of printed information and marketing materials, and ensures signage is properly placed. Reports to Lobby Managers.

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Bachelor’s degree or equivalent. Proficiency with computers/Windows. Exceptional customer service skills, customer service experience, and passion for the visual arts. Previous museum experience and foreign language skills strongly preferred. Must be available to work weekends and holiday periods. Must be able to work weekend hours.

Lead Developer

Information Technology

Provides hands-on technical leadership and participates in architectural decision-making. Independently manages new features from design through production release. Delivers tested and optimized performance code. Works with business teams to manage timelines, prioritize feature requests, and resolve bugs. Works with external vendors to build out new functionality and integrations between MoMA’s systems and third-party applications. Contributes to and/or leads the development of technical design, which supports robust solutions that address business challenges. Creates technical specifications and appropriate test plans. Conducts peer code reviews and acts as resource for other developers. Reports to Associate Director of Applications.

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Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science or equivalent. Eight or more years of professional software development experience. Technical leadership experience. Knowledge of various software development methodologies, including Agile and Waterfall. Background in Salesforce development or Demandware (now Commerce Cloud) is a plus. Excellent communication skills with ability to work well cross-functionally across multiple departments. Experience working with external consultants and offshore teams. Successful candidates must stay current with new and evolving technologies via formal training and self-directed education. Exceptional candidates will have experience with: OOP, responsive design, mobile Web, accessibility, Web services, AJAX, JSON, SQL Server, and MySQL. Familiarity with standard apps for software development: JIRA, BitBucket, Slack, Jenkins, Github.

Network Engineer

Information Technology

Ensures smooth operation of the Museum’s local and wide-area data network in order to provide maximum performance and availability. Designs, installs, maintains, and supports LAN and WAN infrastructures at all locations, including data centers and offices. Designs, implements, maintains, and supports MoMA’s LAN/WAN. Leads network-related projects. Manages performance and maintains security of networks at an advanced level. Assists in implementing policies and procedures for LAN/WAN usage throughout the organization. Acts as primary organizational interface with vendor and provides internal analysis and support. Upgrades and maintains Cisco equipment across LAN/WAN environment. Monitors all communication equipment in support of new product/process implementations. Creates and maintains comprehensive documentation and schematics for all network topology, equipment, and configurations. Maintains accurate and up-to-date inventory of all network hardware and system software. Reports to Senior Manager of Infrastructure.

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Eight-plus years experience with Cisco routers and switches, CCNA and CCNP preferred. Eight-plus years experience in the design, implementation, support, and management of complex LAN/WAN environments. Well versed in advanced engineering and administration of multi-protocol routers, multilayer switches, network security devices, and network management systems. Excellent problem management, troubleshooting, and customer service skills. Advanced working knowledge of Cisco Nexus and Catalyst platforms. Advanced working knowledge of Cisco switching and routing platforms. Ability to perform LAN/WAN debugging at the most complex level. Advanced understanding of routing and TCP/IP, BGP, Multi-VRP, and EIGRP. Advanced understanding of switching protocols, VSS, RTSP+, Spanning Tree, Port Security, and QoS. Experience with network traffic analysis and protocol analyzers (WireShark, tcpdump). Expert-level troubleshooting and problem-resolution skills. Knowledge of network maintenance processes and formal change management procedures. Able to effectively lead and manage high-profile projects as necessary. Able to function independently and in a team environment with minimal supervision. Knowledge of structured cabling principles and general data center operations. Strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to explain highly technical concepts to a non-technical audience. Familiarity with network security principles, tools, and best practices. Experience with data security audits and processes a definite plus. Experience in high-volume, 24/7 production environments is a definite plus. This position requires being on call 24/7 for production issues. Must have demonstrated ability to lift heavy (up to 50 lbs.) equipment; crawl under or around furniture to install equipment; and climb ladders and reach to install computer wiring and perform other tasks. Position is within the scope of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). Therefore, any offer of employment for this position is contingent on candidate passing a criminal background check.

Sales Associate

Design Store

Answers inquiries and assists customers in making selections. Stocks and restocks sales fixtures. Straightens and dusts merchandise and fixtures. Assists in physical inventories. Opens and closes cash registers and is held accountable for any discrepancies noted by manager. Reports to Store Manager.

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High school diploma or equivalent. Some sales experience. Excellent customer service skills. An interest in good design, books, art, and architecture. Ability to work afternoon and weekend hours.

Security Officer

Security (multiple openings)

Interacts with visitors in a positive and welcoming manner, including providing directions and information related to the Museum collection, public programs, and events. Communicates Museum policies regarding the safety of the collection and ensures staff and visitors adhere to established protocols to safeguard the collection from damage. Conducts opening and closing procedures, including inspection of assigned galleries and surrounding areas to guarantee there are no safety issues or concerns prior to opening the Museum to the public. Performs patrols of assigned area of responsibility and reports issues and/or safety concerns to the supervisor. Completes daily log and other security reports as required. Reports and responds to emergency incidents (e.g. medical emergencies, natural disasters, etc.). Performs any other duties reasonably related to the functions described above, including exterior facility patrols, escorting contractors/vendors, etc. Reports to Security Managers and Security Supervisors.

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High school diploma or equivalent (some college coursework preferred). New York State Guard certificate. CPR/AED/FSD and/or Fire Guard certification preferred, but training will be provided. A minimum of one year security or customer service experience. Prior museum/art-related experience a plus, but not required. Fluency in foreign languages preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, along with strong organizational and planning skills. Ability to provide excellent customer service and maintain professional demeanor in a challenging and dynamic environment. Detail oriented, with the capability to work under minimal supervision. Ability to walk/stand for extended periods of time. Ability to climb stairs and stoop/kneel in order to perform security duties. Ability to work weekends (five-day workweek includes weekend days). Please note, two positons are for the midnight to 8:00 a.m. shift. The remaining positions will work shifts during the Museum’s public hours. If hired, individual must successfully complete a security threat assessment through the Department of Homeland Security.

MoMA PS1 jobs

MoMA PS1 is devoted to today’s most experimental, thought-provoking contemporary art. Founded in 1971 as P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, it is the first nonprofit arts center in the US devoted solely to contemporary art. Recognized as a defining force in the alternative space movement, MoMA PS1 stands out from other major arts institutions through its distinctive approach to exhibitions and direct involvement of artists. In 2000 The Museum of Modern Art and P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center merged, creating the largest platform for contemporary art in the US—and one of the largest in the world. Ten years later P.S.1 was renamed MoMA PS1 to better reflect its relationship with The Museum of Modern Art. Functioning as a living, active meeting place for the general public, MoMA PS1 is a catalyst for ideas, discourses, and new trends in contemporary art.

Assistant Director of Finance

The assistant director of Finance is responsible for ensuring organizational effectiveness by providing support for the organization’s financial and business functions. Works in close conjunction with the chief operating officer on planning, organizing, and directing MoMA PS1’s finances, accounting, and budgets, and collaborates with The Museum of Modern Art to ensure that all areas of responsibility support the Museum’s policies, programs, and mission.

Partners with the chief operating officer to oversee the overall financial management, planning, systems, and controls for the organization. Main responsibilities include the day-to-day management and oversight of all financial and accounting activities, including accounts payable, accounts receivables, cash management, preparing and posting journal entries, reconciling balance sheet and program, bank, and investment accounts, and payroll. Leverages the accounting systems and develops, analyzes, and presents monthly financial reports in an accurate and timely manner to department heads, senior leadership, and Board of Trustees; and ensures that the organization’s financial records are maintained in compliance with organizational policies and GAAP. Develops and tracks the museum’s annual budget, monitors the institution’s financial status and health, and communicates with senior leadership about trends, changes, and recommendations.

Reports to the chief operating officer and is a member of the administrative team. Collaborates closely with the assistant director of Administration and regularly works with all levels of staff across departments and program areas, in addition to serving as the primary liaison with the accounting and finance team at The Museum of Modern Art. Directly oversees a full-time accounting staff employee.

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Bachelor’s or master’s degree in finance or accounting. Five to 10 years of professional experience in progressively responsible roles in accounting and finance, with at least three years at the management level, ideally in museums or other cultural/nonprofit organizations. Attention to detail and ability to carry out error-free analysis. Ability to maintain focus without losing sight of the overall needs of the organization. Ability to foresee financial challenges and make recommendations. Ability to conduct trend analysis and recommend financial positions for the organization. Strong communication skills, especially the ability to break down complex concepts (particularly financial) into layman’s terms. Ability to communicate effectively to different audiences such as donors, trustees, senior leadership, and department heads. Proven management abilities with substantial skills in staff development and team building, assessing and designing workflows, and working productively and collaboratively with all department and levels of management and staff. Significant strength in managing time and being highly accountable in a creative setting with competing demands on attention and frequently changing and conflicting priorities and deadlines. Demonstrated ability to work independently, be proactive, and take initiative with minimal direction and guidance, balanced with skill in executing plans and tasks with precise and nuanced instructions. Excellent professionalism and diplomacy in representing museum and management internally and externally, with superior writing, editing, oral communication, and presentation skills, especially on business, legal, and financial matters. Exceptional judgment, professionalism, and discretion in handling confidential and sensitive situations and matters. Demonstrated interest in, and working knowledge of, museums or the arts/cultural organizations in a contemporary art setting. Superior skills in Excel, and advanced skills in other Microsoft Office suite, Word, PowerPoint, and Google apps. Extensive knowledge and proficiency with accounting software and systems (e.g., PeopleSoft ,ADP, HRIS, Salesforce). Accessibility and availability to work as needed outside of normal business hours in response to urgent and emergency situations, and availability to participate in evening and weekend museum programs and events.

Gallery Associate (Part-time [two regular shifts per week, based on exhibition needs], non-exempt)

Gallery associates serve as MoMA PS1’s representatives in the exhibition spaces and facilitate a positive relationship between art, audience, and the museum through compliance with the “Visitor Engagement Policies and Procedures” document. Gallery associates are expected to provide a high level of customer service and develop a strong familiarity with MoMA PS1 history, relevant past exhibitions, long-term installations, programs, and current exhibitions.

Gallery associates report to the supervising coordinator of Visitor Engagement, and additionally take direction from the assistant manager of Visitor Engagement and the senior manager of Visitor Engagement. They also occasionally take direction from Visitor Engagement associates and senior Visitor Engagement associates.

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Bachelor’s degree or current students preferred, or equivalent experience. Minimum of two years experience in visitor service, hospitality, and/or sales, or an acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience. Excellent customer service and communication skills, including ability to present information effectively in one-on-one and group settings and facilitate positive dialogue with audience. Strong engagement with and knowledge of contemporary artistic practices and/or museums, with interest in critical discourse. Strong observation and awareness abilities, including noticing unusual circumstances, situations requiring attention, and generally being aware of one’s surroundings. Demonstrated on-the-spot problem-solving and decision-making ability. Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions. Ability to work effectively and collegially as part of larger team and in service of team and institutional goals. Ability to work holidays and weekends as required by exhibitions and special events. MoMA PS1 prioritizes employee safety and promotes safe work practices, which are the responsibility of all employees. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, talk, or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, color vision, and depth perception. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, safety is always a priority. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to occasionally loud.

Staff Accountant

The staff accountant at MoMA PS1 is responsible for executing accounting responsibilities, implementing financial and administrative policies and procedures, and working collaboratively with staff at both MoMA PS1 and The Museum of Modern Art. Performs accounting, accounts payable/receivable, banking/cash management, and other administrative duties in a dynamic and fast-paced environment with overlapping and changing priorities and deadlines.

Reports to the financial manager, and additionally takes direction from the chief operating officer and assistant director of Administration, and works in coordination with The Museum of Modern Art’s Accounting department.

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Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting with related work experience. Three to four years of professional experience in progressively responsible roles in accounting and finance, ideally in museums or other cultural/nonprofit organizations. Demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize and manage time, juggle multiple duties and tasks, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Extensive knowledge and proficiency with accounting software and administrative systems (e.g., PeopleSoft, ADP, HRIS). Exceptional organizational ability, analytical skills, and attention to detail. Excellent judgment and discretion in handling confidential and sensitive information. Ability to communicate effectively to different audiences such as staff, senior leadership, and department heads. Demonstrated ability to work independently, be proactive, and take initiative with minimal direction and guidance, balanced with skill in executing plans and tasks with precise and nuanced instructions. Demonstrated interest in and working knowledge of museums or the arts/cultural organizations in a contemporary art setting. Superior skills in Excel, and advanced skills in other Microsoft Office suite, Word, PowerPoint, and Google apps. Familiarity with ACME and Salesforce software is also preferred. Ability to work Saturdays during the summer months.

The Museum of Modern Art job application guidelines

If you would like to submit your resume and cover letter for consideration, please choose one of the following options:

By email: jobs@moma.org (most preferred option)
By fax: (212) 333-1107
By mail: The Museum of Modern Art
The Department of Human Resources
11 West 53 Street
New York, NY 10019

If submitting by email, please send us your resume and cover letter as one document in PDF format.

Please be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are able to contact only those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the open positions. Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at The Museum of Modern Art.

The Museum of Modern Art is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or political affiliation.

MoMA PS1 job application guidelines

Please send your résumé and cover letter to employment_ps1@moma.org and include the job title in the subject line.

Please be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the open positions. Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at MoMA PS1.

MoMA PS1 is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.

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