(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



Assistant Director, Membership & Annual Fund


MAM seeks an Assistant Director, Membership & Annual Fund who will be responsible for stewarding MAM’s approx. 3,500 household membership base, including strategy, design and implementation of short and long-range membership plans and the growth of low to mid-range individual giving ($1-$5,000).


Overall Responsibilites:

Manage and mentor Development Associate, Membership & Affiliate Programs, develop annual plans for stewardship, renewal, and upgrades for current members, with a focus on upper category members, develop strategies to acquire new members, convert visitors and launch new programs to secure membership revenue, regularly evaluate effectiveness of current membership program and improve program effectiveness and efficiency, develop and manage the annual membership operating budget, generate reports to measure results of membership campaigns, and overall membership retention and growth, design and implement the Museum’s plan for annual giving including the writing, production and distribution for a fall direct mail appeal followed by a second mailing in the spring, increase annual fund giving from members, identify donors for major gift potential, and develop the Annual Fund operating budget and monitor throughout the year.


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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 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.



SummerART Assistant (seasonal)

The Montclair Art Museum’s SummerART Assistant will facilitate all administrative efforts related to the smooth functioning of SummerART Camp and other summer activities at the Yard School of Art.



  • June 18–22, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
  • July 25–August 24, Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.


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Contact: mmelendez@montclairartmuseum.org



Museum Guard (part-time)


The Montclair Art Museum seeks to hire a Museum Guard. Guards are responsible for monitoring Museum building areas as assigned and ensuring that secure conditions are maintained so as to prevent theft or damage to art objects and other Museum property, as well as preventing harm or injury to building occupants. A Guard directs and informs visitors, so must be able to interact well with others in a customer-service-oriented way. Candidates must be available on weekends, and be comfortable standing for long periods.


Contact: dmueller@montclairartmuseum.org



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.