Employment Opportunities

For full descriptions of open positions at the Princeton University Art Museum, and to apply, please visit Jobs at Princeton and search for “Art Museum” in the Department field. When opportunities are available, brief descriptions of current openings are listed below for your convenience.

Collections Cataloguer (Requisition number 2018-8350)

The Princeton University Art Museum seeks applications for the position of full-time Collections Cataloguer for a 30-month term position to join a team dedicated to improving providing full digital access to the Museum’s drawing collections. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work within the context of an art museum that is intimate in scale yet expansive in scope, supporting one of the most dynamic exhibition programs on any college campus and a program of educational activities and events that continues to grow in energy and impact each year. 

The Cataloguer will be responsible for the full cataloguing of the Princeton University Art Museum’s drawings collection. Information will be recorded in the Museum’s collections information management system, The Museum System® (TMS), utilizing best practices in the cataloging of works of art. As part of the Museum's Information and Technology department, and reporting to the Manager of Collections Information, the Cataloger will focus on transcribing a critical mass of analog information about the Museum's drawing collection from source documents such as curatorial files and accession records. 

To apply, please visit  Museum Collections Cataloguer for requisition number 2018-8350

Manager of Retail and Wholesale Operations (Requisition 2018-8375)

Do you have a passion for mission-based retail in a fine art environment? The Princeton University Art Museum seeks a Manager of Retail and Wholesale Operations who will support our missions of teaching, scholarship, and service through the sales of Museum publications, art exhibition-related materials, and a selection of fine artisanal gift merchandise. The Museum Store is widely known for its commitment to showcasing the work of hundreds of regional artists who provide unique pieces of great design. Our ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and at least 4-6 years experience managing a retail and wholesale operation in a cultural institution, a proven record of successful sales and profitability, experience as a buyer and in merchandise development, and possess a keen understanding of how to enhance revenues by analyzing the business, inspiring the team, and coordinating with other departments and organizations.  Experience with setting up and maintaining an online sales environment would be a plus.

To apply go to Art Museum Manager of Retail and Wholesale Operations for requisition 2018-8375.