20 Nov 2015

Full-Time Administrative Assistant – Painting and Sculpture

MOMA: The Museum of Modern Art (Job Poster) – New York, New York, United States

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Job Description

Performs administrative duties and supports curators through work on various projects including exhibitions, publications, collection display, and acquisitions. Maintains calendars, schedules meetings, answers phone calls, drafts correspondence, maintains filing system, and opens and sorts mail. Makes business travel arrangements for curators and prepares detailed itineraries. Executes travel and entertainment expense reports. Prepares PowerPoints and presentation materials for committee presentations, lectures, and special projects. Serves as liaison for curators’ contacts, including scholars, artists, lenders, Museum trustees, and dealers. Answers queries that come through the department’s general telephone line. Occasionally supervises visitors to the department’s Study Center. Assists with various aspects of exhibition and catalogue preparation and execution. Reports to Department Manager.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree and at least 18 months prior experience relevant to the position. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Keen attention to detail and superior organizational skills. Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Word, Excel), Gmail, and facility with Internet research. Knowledge of and interest in contemporary and modern art. Ability to work independently, meet deadlines, and coordinate multiple projects simultaneously. Ability to work well under pressure. Possesses possess high levels of tact and diplomacy.


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

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 The Museum of Modern Art.



• Job Title: Administrative Assistant – Painting and Sculpture
• Job Type: Full-Time Job
• Employer: MOMA: The Museum of Modern Art
• website: artjobs.artsearch.us/job-listings/moma-museum-of-modern-art-ny/
• Location: New York, New York, United States

Job Categories: Museum and Gallery. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: arts, arts administration, assistant, exhibition, MOMA, museum, painting, and sculpture. Location: New York. Job listing expires in 52 days.

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