23 Feb 2017

Full-Time Job Department Assistant – Drawings and Prints

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

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Job Description

Performs a variety of administrative duties specific to a curatorial department.
Collaborates with entire department on a variety of tasks.
Serves as general administrative assistant to the department and to department-related projects.
Performs departmental tasks, including answering phones, sorting mail, responding to inquiries, ordering supplies, etc.
Composes correspondence for senior department staff (thank-you notes, replies to artists’ submissions).
Processes invoices.
Processes travel and expense reports. Maintains department files.
Maintains general orderliness and tidiness of department library, common spaces, study center, and supply closet.
Maintains inventory of paper for faxes and printers.
Gathers data from various sources for use by supervisor or relevant staff, including collection database, library catalog, Internet research, etc.
Assembles and coordinates material for departmental or acquisitions presentations.
Provides support for all patron-group meetings. Reports to Department Manager.

Bachelor’s degree and at least four years administrative experience relevant to the position or equivalent. Background in art history and demonstrated interest in the museum profession preferred. Excellent communication and organizational skills. Ability to take direction and work as part of a team. Pleasant phone manner. Must exercise good judgment and discretion. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook, Adobe Photoshop, Internet research, and other standard office procedures and equipment. Foreign language skills (French, German, Portuguese, Spanish) a plus.


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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: Department Assistant – Drawings and Prints
• Job Type: Full-Time Job
• Employer: 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: advertising, arts administration, exhibition, graphic design, MOMA, and museum. Location: New York. Job listing expires in 24 days.