The Museum of Modern Art jobs

Assistant Director

Membership

Develops and executes strategy and plans for the Museum’s high-performing membership program (nearly 150,000 member households), with the mission of optimizing the program to support broader goals around revenue, reputation, community, and experience. Applies expertise and experience in acquisition and retention marketing, social media, digital advertising, and event marketing to deliver best-in-class membership results. Collaborates cross-departmentally to develop print and digital content to engage current and potential members in conjunction with their onsite visits to the Museum. Manages a team of development associates, executing a complex schedule of member recruiting and retention campaigns (via email, print mail, digital advertising, and onsite promotions). Oversees membership marketing analytics, creating analytical frameworks and using data to optimize and hone marketing efforts. Collaborates deeply with other External Affairs teams (Marketing, Digital Media, Graphic Design, fundraising and events, and Communications) and with other departments such as Retail, Visitor Engagement, Finance, Editorial and Content Strategy, and Information Technology. Reports to Director, Membership.

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Seven or more years of experience in museum/nonprofit membership or applicable membership/subscription/loyalty program field, preferably with a focus on member acquisition, retention, and engagement. Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred. Previous experience working with and driving results from a sophisticated Customer Relationship Management system (e.g., Salesforce). Fluency with digital media platforms, including the creation of email and all forms of social media. Proven track record of cross-departmental collaboration. Demonstrated understanding of philanthropy and passion for arts and culture. Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal, with a proficiency in copywriting. Fluency with structuring and interpreting marketing analytics.

Assistant Supervisor, Control Room

Security

Manages access, via Security Access System, to all areas in multiple buildings. Communicates response to emergency situations with internal and external responders. Supervises, deploys, dispatches, and trains security officers. Monitors security and fire system devices and equipment via fire command center. Reports malfunctioning devices to control room supervisor or manager of Technical Systems and Operations. Tracks and distributes equipment to security personnel. Notes all daily activity and equipment distribution in the daily control room log. Tracks and communicates personnel call-offs to gallery supervisors. Frequently interacts with security supervisors and managers, plus internal/external contacts (e.g. Special Events department). Communicates closely with on-duty security supervisors and managers regarding situational awareness of building operations and issues. Communicates clear and concise information via radio, telephone, and email. Collaborates with on-site fire safety director and the fire command center regarding fire system status and pending issues. Ensures required communication and documentation are complete as it relates to daily operations/audits. Maintains the safety and security of confidential information and data. Participates in writing incident reports and documents control room and fire command center procedures. Provides first-level troubleshooting of security system and hardware issues. Reports security system and technical issues to manager of Technical Systems and Operations, or control room supervisor on duty. Resolves minor problems or issues and provides suggestions for improvement. Reports to Manager, Technical Systems and Operations, and Manager, Security Technical Systems and Operations.

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At least two years experience of control/command room and technical/security system support. At least three to five years experience in the security or law enforcement field. At least one year of report-writing experience. Experience in cultural, educational, or large public-access locations preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of security practices, including emergency response. Experience in utilizing various software applications, including MS Word and Excel and Google search engine. Basic first aid/CPR knowledge and AED certification. Fire Safety Director certification or ability to complete certification. Applied knowledge of fire-life-safety systems, security access and intrusion systems, CCTV, and other related security devices. Ability to work a flexible schedule at both Manhattan and Queens locations. If hired, individual must successfully complete a security threat assessment through the Department of Homeland Security. Please note, this position is located at both the Manhattan and Queens locations.

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.

Development Officer

Development

Cultivates, solicits, and stewards a portfolio of at least 100 donors and prospects capable of giving $10,000 or more for the Museum’s annual operations and special programs. Works collaboratively with and in support of other development and curatorial staff, volunteers, and other Museum representatives to cultivate, steward, and solicit donors in alignment with the Museum’s priorities. Works closely with Research and major gifts teams to create strategic solicitation and stewardship strategies for donor portfolio. Writes and prepares correspondence, including solicitation letters, gift proposals, and acknowledgements. Leads Museum tours for donors and other VIPs. Reports to Assistant Director, Development.

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Bachelor’s degree and at least four years progressive fundraising experience with experience in frontline fundraising and raising gifts from individual donors. Comfort and experience soliciting major gifts at the five-figure or more range. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, professional polish, and attention to detail. Ability to work in a collaborative setting that involves shared decision-making and program responsibility. Ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks, and balance priorities. Self-starter with a positive attitude, sense of humor, and excellent communication skills. Must adhere to the highest ethical standards. Demonstrated enthusiastic and empathetic disposition. Ability to convey sensitivity to the needs of donors. Knowledge of modern and contemporary art desirable and strong writing skills required. Ability/willingness to work some evenings and weekends.

Digital Repository Specialist

The David Booth Conservation Department

Manages and operates the Museum’s Digital Repository for Museum Collections (DRMC), one of the first digital repositories for art at a major US museum. Manages the day-to-day operation of an OAIS-compliant repository ecosystem to support the ingest, storage, preservation, discovery, and distribution of the Museum’s digital art collection. Prepares art materials for ingest; examines SIP transfer and ingest status; resolves errors; ensures quality control over the ingest process from submission to storage at the object level; tracks support tickets with vendors; and liaises with programmers, IT staff, media conservation, and outside partners as needed. The Museum’s repository ecosystem includes software applications: Archivematica and AToM/Binder by Artefactual Systems, The Museum System (TMS) by Gallery Systems, and NetX. These are supported by NoSQL document-oriented databases (Elasticsearch, MongDB, Solr, etc), REST, and JSON. Metadata standards used are primarily Dublin Core, METS, and PREMIS. All development is largely written in PHP, Javascript, and Python. Works with internal and external partners on the ongoing development of the DRMC, which incorporates Archivematica and the application “Binder.” Works closely and collaboratively with Information Technology (IT) on the development, maintenance, and internal management of the core technical infrastructure of the DRMC. Works closely with Media Conservation, Registrar, curatorial, and Collection and Exhibition Technology teams on DRMC improvements and workflows. Evaluates and tests new digital-preservation technologies, tools, and protocols. Leads discussions with diverse stakeholders on the development of digital-preservation strategy, policy, and procedures for the DRMC. Creates and maintains documentation and training materials. Works with the Conservation department and the Archives on the sustainability of digital records and data pertaining to artworks in the Museum’s collection. Actively participates in open-source development community forums and working groups related to aspects of the DRMC. Reports to the Agnes Gund Chief Conservator.

Application instructions: Candidates must submit a CV and detailed letter of interest stating education, relevant experience, involvement with software development projects, experiences working in cultural institutions, 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. All material, in digital form, should be sent to jobs@moma.org, by no later than November 17, 2017.

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Graduate degree (MLIS or MA) in a field related to the position. Minimum five years relevant experience. Experience working in a cultural heritage institution (such as a museum, library, or archive) is required; museum is preferred. Experience in software development is essential, with an emphasis on the management of collaborative, open-source development projects. Attention to detail and ability to work for long stretches on mission-critical but repetitive tasks. Knowledge of file storage technologies, fixity, fundamental practices of storage management, digital forensics, and computer-based jobs and scripts (e.g., Python, bash). Strong command-line skills (e.g., UNIX/Linux navigation, command-line tools) and knowledge of version-control software, including Git. Ability to liaise with IT department staff and familiarity with enterprise IT infrastructure (data networks, VMWare/virtual machines, scale out storage, and tape libraries). Familiarity with image, audio, video, and text file formats, especially as they relate to digital library standards, encoding/decoding/transcoding, and related metadata schemas. Strong interpersonal and written communication skills. Ability to establish positive and productive collaborations with a range of stakeholders within and outside the Museum, and to articulate complex systems and software issues in accessible language. Demonstrated ability to adjust priorities, manage time wisely, and make quick, effective decisions in a fast-paced environment. Strong project-management and budget-management skills, including planning, organization, and time management. Ability to travel as required.

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.

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.

Senior Receptionist

Visitor Engagement

Demonstrates exceptional customer service skills by warmly greeting all visitors (guests, members, staff, trustees, educators, groups, messengers, study center and library users) to the Museum’s reception areas. Maintains visitor log and carefully registers guests according to security procedures. Announces visitors to staff and directs them to Museum offices. Receives and distributes incoming/outgoing packages, postal and interoffice mail, Federal Express and UPS packages, and deliveries. Maintains delivery logs. Distributes brochures, applications, and other written materials to guests upon request. Answers phone calls with warmth and enthusiasm. Provides general information on admission fees, hours of operation, policies, exhibitions, film schedules, transportation, and directions. Transfers calls to Museum departments as needed. Maintains Museum’s general email inbox. Replies to general inquiries in a pleasant tone and timely manner, forwards correspondence to departments as needed, and tracks departmental responses. Maintains statistical data and generates regular reports on incoming calls and emails. Assists in coordination of departmental customer service training initiatives, including the daily MoMA MeMO, new hire orientation packets, and information sheets. Performs any other duties reasonably related to the functions described above.

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Bachelor’s degree and one to two years prior customer service experience or equivalent, ideally in a museum or fast-paced environment. Exceptional communication and customer service skills, both face-to-face and over the phone. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Excellent written skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite.

Stock Associate (temporary)

Soho Design Store

Maintains the stockroom, assists in sales floor replenishment, and ensures efficient handling of both incoming receipts and outgoing deliveries. Upholds standards and adheres to and applies Museum and Retail policies and procedures. Keeps current on what’s happening at the Museum to support a positive visitor experience.

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High school diploma or equivalent. Minimum one year in a retail stockroom/shipping capacity. Strong verbal, organizational, and communication skills. Ability to perform physical tasks as needed. POS, Order Entry, and Inventory Management a plus. Must be able to work weekends.

Supervisor

Security

Directs security officers in maintaining the security and safety of the staff, visitors, and collection. Implements and interprets organizational and departmental policies and procedures and collaborates with management in the development and implementation of policies and procedures. Formally evaluates employees’ performance, providing coaching and feedback. Resolves employee work-related problems and issues as they relate to security officer assignments. Enforces visitor and staff compliance with general safety and security rules and regulations. Ensures required communication and documentation are complete as it relates to daily operations and personnel management. Reports to Associate Director, Security, and Security Managers.

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High school diploma or equivalent (some college preferred). New York State Guard certificate. CPR/AED/FSD certification preferred, but training will be provided. Three to five years lead or supervisory experience. Minimum five years experience in the security field. Preferred experience in cultural, educational, or large public-access locations. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, along with strong leadership and organizational skills. Ability to supervise security officers, to handle emergency situations, and to multitask as a console operator. Knowledge of departmental policies and procedures in order to establish priorities, schedule work assignments, and make other supervisory decisions. Knowledge of safety hazards and necessary safety precautions to be able to establish a safe working environment. Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and other standard office procedures and equipment. Ability to walk/stand for extended periods of time. Five-day workweek includes Saturday and Sunday. If hired, individual must successfully complete a security threat assessment through the Department of Homeland Security.

Volunteer Program Assistant (part-time)

Visitor Engagement

Assists with maintenance and updates of all information resources for volunteers working within Visitor Engagement, at information desks and in the lobby. Assists in scheduling, supervising, and training all Visitor Engagement volunteers. Supervises volunteers on weekends and during the absence of the volunteer program manager. Responds to all incoming applicants and general inquiries. Creates and maintains all volunteer program files. Coordinates regular mailings, invitations, and email communications to volunteers. Assists manager with production of monthly volunteer newsletter (collects copy and images, creates layout, writes content, takes photographs, helps edit). Coordinates with Security to manage volunteer IDs. Enters data using Volgistics online database, updates files, and provides assistance to volunteers in its use. May run reports as directed. Monitors and maintains appropriate inventory supplies needed for program (badges, offices supplies, stationery, etc.). Assists with planning and logistics for volunteer training, recognition events, meetings, and gift recognition. Responds to any questions volunteers may have, resolves problems etc. Supervises weekend volunteers and all volunteers in the absence of the volunteer program manager. Reports to Volunteer Program Manager.

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Bachelor’s degree and one to three years related administrative experience, preferably in a museum setting, or equivalent. Similar experience working with the public and volunteers preferred. Excellent communication and organizational skills. Ability to work effectively with volunteers of all ages and backgrounds. Proficiency with Apple platform and MS Office, plus some experience with MS Publisher (or equivalent) preferred. Ability to respond effectively to needs of public. Familiarity with modern and contemporary art a plus. Must be able to work weekends, evenings, and some holidays. Position hours are 30 hours per week.

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.

Associate Producer

The associate producer (AP) of Live Programming manages production responsibilities related to all live events and programs for MoMA PS1, including signature programs such as Sunday Sessions and Warm Up, as well as exhibition-related performances and other large-scale museum performances or events. Oversees the building and construction of performance infrastructure for annual Sunday Sessions and Warm Up programs, including full scope of installing and de-installing MoMA PS1’s geodesic dome. Manages a production budget and oversees production staff. Reports to the associate curator of Live Programming and works closely with the rest of the curatorial team and the director of Exhibitions on any production-related projects. Manages and oversees a staff of up to four part-time production coordinators and assistants, up to 20 technicians for installing and de-installing of MoMA PS1’s geodesic dome, and sub-contractors and vendors.

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Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of five years management experience in a museum or production organization. Experience managing staff and production budgets of $250,000. Demonstrated strength in managing time, completing tasks, and being proactive, accountable, and adaptable in a dynamic and creative setting. Excellent organizational skills. Strong interpersonal skills with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong managerial and leadership skills with ability to direct production under pressure with strict deadlines. Experience with personnel and budget management, staff development and training, and team building. Ability to work productively and collaboratively across museum departments with all levels of management and staff. Engages with professionalism when interacting with artists in all situations. Working knowledge of wide range of audiovisual and technical equipment. Availability to work weekends and overtime hours during program season or events. Proven capacity to independently plan and organize live programs. Ability to prioritize multiple tasks under tight deadlines. Ability to handle shifts in priority without losing sight of larger goals. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Gmail, and other standard office procedures and equipment. Knowledge of Adobe software preferred.

Controller

The controller is responsible for ensuring organizational effectiveness and accountability by supporting the organization’s accounting and financial functions, ensuring that financial records are maintained in compliance with organizational policies and GAAP. Partners with the chief operating officer to oversee the overall financial management, planning, systems, and controls for the organization. The main responsibilities include the oversight and day-to-day management of all accounting activities, including accounts payable; accounts receivables; cash management; preparing, reviewing and posting journal entries; reconciling balance sheet, bank, and investment accounts; and biweekly 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 the Board of Trustees. 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.

The controller 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. The controller directly oversees a full-time staff accountant. Externally, in conjunction with the COO, the controller leads MoMA PS1’s relationships with bankers, external auditors, accounting systems, and payroll service providers. Should have an interest in the mission of MoMA PS1

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Bachelors or master’s degree in accounting, preferably CPA. Seven to 10 years professional experience in progressively responsible roles in accounting, with at least five years at the management level, ideally in museums or other cultural/nonprofit organizations with an annual operating budget of $10–15MM. Extensive knowledge and proficiency with accounting software and systems (e.g., PeopleSoft, ADP, HRIS, Salesforce). Superior skills in Excel, and advanced skills working in Microsoft and Google platforms. Demonstrated interest in and working knowledge of museums or the arts/cultural organizations in a contemporary art setting. Effective communicator with ability to communicate to different audiences such as donors, trustees, senior leadership, and department heads, and an ability to break down complex concepts (particularly financial) into layman’s terms. Ability to carry out error-free analysis and to conduct trend analysis and recommend financial positions for the organization. Forward thinker with ability to foresee financial risks and make recommendations to remedy situations, assess mitigating controls, and develop policies and procedures to address such risks. Highly organized, detail oriented, proactive, excellent time management, efficient, with flexibility to manage rapid and frequent shifts in priorities. 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. 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. 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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