(MAM) & Yard School of Art offer American, Native American, & contemporary art exhibitions, programs, & classes in NJ

Yard School of Art Instructors

The Yard School of Art welcomes interested artist/educators to submit course proposals for new and/or existing programming. All proposals must be completed and submitted electronically to yardschool@montclairartmuseum.org. Course proposals will be reviewed by the Director upon the following variables: interest and availability of student base, compatibility with curriculum and exhibitions, and the quality and thoroughness of the proposal.
We are currently looking for instructors in Video Game Design and digital media (Photography, Graphic Design, Website Design, and Filmmaking).

Contact: yardschool@montclairartmuseum.org




Director of Marketing and Communications


MAM seeks a marketing professional to strategize, collaborate, and help prioritize the Museum’s marketing, communications, and public relations efforts across multiple departments. The Marketing and Communications Director will be a member of the Museum Senior Staff, the liaison to the Marketing Committee of the Board of Trustees, attend and report on efforts at Board meetings, and create a sense of unified effort across the Museum’s content departments.


Overall Responsibilities:    

Direct coordinated strategy for marketing, communications, advertisement, and media relations that promote awareness of MAM exhibitions, education efforts, collections, events, and programs in targeted demographic and geographic markets. Develop cross-departmental marketing goals and priorities with Museum Director, Senior Staff, and Marketing Committee.  Oversee prioritization and implementation of Museum-wide marketing and promotional efforts of exhibitions, programs including Yard School of Art, development events, and the Museum Store. Maintain the standards for the Museum’s overall image and brand. Supervise creation and production of all promotional and public communications.  In coordination with staff, create regularly updated media plan and calendar establishing promotional plans, advertisements, budgets, and publication deadlines.


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Interested candidates should send cover letter, résumé, and salary requirements, in PDF format only, to employment@montclairartmuseum.org. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. No phone calls please.



Director of Development


MAM seeks a Director for Development, a full-time professional level position reporting to the Museum’s Director. Working closely with trustees, major donors and senior staff, this position is key to all donor relationships, including current and former members of the Board, other major individual donors, foundations, corporations, government agencies, and related advocacy initiatives. Essential tasks include annual and tactical planning, participation in organizational financial planning, strategic planning and coordination of all fundraising activities.


Overall Responsibilities:    

The Director of Development develops, supervises and evaluates major individual and institutional gift programs, and is responsible for overseeing efforts to raise approximately $2.7 million annually via individual giving and membership, institutional support and special events. S/he is responsible for developing a comprehensive annual plan for fundraising that incorporates the responsibilities of each member of the Development department, and incorporates the plans of the Development, Finance and Endowment-related Board committees and works with the Museum Director, Board members, and development staff to plan and implement year-round donor and trustee cultivation and awareness events.


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Interested candidates should send cover letter, résumé, and salary requirements, in PDF format only, to employment@montclairartmuseum.org. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. No phone calls please.



Art Truck Teaching Artist


The MAM Art Truck is a mobile studio, housed in a retrofitted ice cream truck, that offers art-making workshops to MAM’s community. The truck seeks to raise visibility for the Museum in surrounding towns while engaging area audiences creatively, including in underserved neighborhoods. Events include festivals and community events, artist residencies at schools and local organizations, and birthday parties. The MAM Art Truck Teaching Artist is part of a team responsible for developing and leading a variety of projects including large scale murals, ceramics, recycled art sculpture, printmaking, and collage. Visit www.montclairartmuseum.org/learn-and-create/mam-art-truck to see the MAM Art Truck catalog and learn more.


Seasonal position, now through the fall. Evening and weekend work as needed.


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To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to nstoler@montclairartmuseum.org.



The Montclair Art Museum is now accepting applications for Counselors in Training (CITs).


Download a CIT Application —Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, but are preferred by May 21, 2018.




We receive many resumes, and as a result, request that you do not call to check on the status of your application. Those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted.


Montclair Art Museum is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  The company does not tolerate discrimination against any employee, and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all individuals without regard to race, creed, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, gender identity or expression, disability, liability for military service, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other basis made unlawful by federal, state or local law or ordinance or regulation.