Exhibition Coordinator


The Morgan seeks an Exhibition Coordinator to assist in the planning, project development, and production of the Morgan’s robust exhibition program. In partnership with the Director of Exhibition and Collections Management, the coordinator formulates and maintains exhibition production schedules, monitors related deadlines, schedules project meetings, develops and tracks budgets, and manages the planning and production process of exhibition related graphics and didactics. They ensure all inter-departmental communications are clear and timely and keep the Director of Exhibition and Collection Management informed of any issues or changes in project scope. This role works closely with key stakeholders across the Museum including curatorial, publications, facilities, and other colleagues inside and outside the Museum. The Exhibition Coordinator may have the opportunity to manage assigned exhibitions based on level of experience.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Art, Art History, Museum Studies, Arts Administration, Humanities or closely related field or professional experience equivalent;
  • Master’s Degree in Museum Studies, Arts or Non-profit Administration or related field a plus.
  • 2–3 years of progressive experience in project management, or a combination of education and experience. Previous exhibition management experience preferred.
  • Quantitative skills to manage and track budgets.
  • Keen organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Diplomatic and clear communicator; enjoys working with teams in a collaborative fashion. Has the ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with museum staff, vendors, artists, donors, and representatives of borrowing or lending museums.
  • Knowledge of art conservation, registration and art handling.
  • Self-motivated and able to manage time to prioritize tasks in order of importance; adaptable to changes in schedule over the life of a project.
  • Excellent computer skills with a command of the Microsoft Office Suite. Strong proficiency with Excel spreadsheets and/or Google Sheets. Knowledge of The Museum System (TMS).
  • Knowledge of additional languages is beneficial.

Additional Requirements:

  • Willingness to work occasional evenings and weekend hours.
  • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time and work in standard office environment.
  • Must be able to occasionally lift 20 pounds.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods (2+ hours).
  • Occasional local NYC and domestic courier travel.
  • Must complete Security Threat Assessment application for TSA.

$50,000 to $57,000. Excellent benefits plan.

To apply: 

Interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter, CV, names of references, and salary requirements to: registrarjob@themorgan.org

Qualified candidates of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply for the position using the e-mail address indicated above.

The Morgan Library & Museum receives many applications and inquiries for employment. Unfortunately, we are not able to respond to all of them. Due to the high volume of applicants, we can contact only those candidates whose skills and background best fit our needs

Important to note:

Vaccination Requirement
To ensure the overall health and safety of the Morgan Library & Museum campus, all staff of the Morgan are required to be fully vaccinated and have received booster vaccines against the virus that causes COVID-19, absent qualifying exemptions for medical, religious, or other reasons in accordance with applicable laws.

EEO Statement
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