Careers

Careers

For open employment positions at Grand Rapids Art Museum, submit your resume and cover letter to careers@artmuseumgr.org. Please indicate what job position you are applying for in the email subject line. For open internship positions, submit your resume and cover letter to intern@artmuseumgr.org. We will be accepting resumes for the job openings listed below until position is filled. No phone calls, please. We will only be reviewing applications received through the listed email address.

ArtPrize Maintenance Technician

Deadline for submissions is August 28

The Maintenance Technician performs and coordinates a wide variety of custodial and maintenance duties in and around Museum facilities; troubleshoots, performs minor repairs, and responds to emergency calls for service, implements setup and takedown for a wide variety of Museum and rental events, works closely with staff to meet the custodial needs of the Museum, and resolves problems to ensure efficient and safe operations.

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ArtPrize Membership Services Associate

Deadline for submissions is August 28

A Membership Services Associate provides the first impression for visiting guests and members. An associate maintains and ensures guest-centered museum practices and provides the highest level of customer service. This position plays a vital role in communicating information to guests and providing a high-quality experience to members.

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ArtPrize Special Events Associate

Deadline for submissions is August 31

The primary responsibility of the Special Events Associate is to setup, upkeep, and tear-down for special event activities. The tasks include moving furniture, replenishing supplies and being available/accessible during the hours in which a special event is taking place.

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ArtPrize Visitor Services Associate

Deadline for submissions is August 31

A Visitor Services Associate provides the first impression and the last interaction for visiting guests. An associate maintains and ensures visitor-centered Museum practices and provides the highest level of customer service. This position plays a vital role in communicating information to guests and assists with various projects.

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Museum Store Associate

Deadline for submissions is August 31

Store Associates work under the supervision of the Museum Retail Manager and provide a positive visitor experience for Museum guests. Store associates are responsible for assisting customers in making purchases by answering questions, demonstrating the merchandise to customers, and completing the sale.

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Advancement & Membership Internship

Deadline for submissions is August 31

The Grand Rapids Art Museum seeks an intern to assist its Membership Department in various marketing, customer service and administrative needs as required by the exhibitions and events taking place during the internship period. This position reports to the Membership Manager.

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Curatorial Intern

Deadline for submissions is August 31

The Grand Rapids Art Museum Curatorial Department is responsible for the regular rotation of the permanent collection galleries as well as the organization and installation of a number of special exhibitions throughout the year, including the 2017 ArtPrize exhibition. The department is seeking an unpaid intern to assist with various aspects of exhibition preparation and related research. Interns may work on art and artist research, write label copy or texts for our website, and help prepare checklists and other exhibition or publication related material. The Exhibitions Intern will work closely with the Chief Curator, Curatorial Assistant, Lead Preparator, and Registrar as well as team members from a range of other museum departments including Communications, Learning and Creativity, and Advancement.

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