Employment and Internships

Current Job Openings at the Currier

 

The Currier Museum of Art has openings for the following positions. Please read the job descriptions carefully before applying.

 


 

Art Center Outreach Program Teachers

The Currier Art Center seeks part time certified Teachers to teach classes in the Outreach program.  Successful candidates will have experience instructing multimedia art classes for elementary and middle school aged children, be detail oriented, have excellent organizational skills, be dependable, and be creative.  Available classes are scheduled late afternoon after regular school hours, typically for two hour blocks of time, and occasionally during weekday mornings or in the evening.  They take place at Manchester area schools, libraries, and other organizations and/or the Art Center.  Candidates should have a reliable form of transportation. Qualifications: BFA/Art Ed degree, 1-2 years classroom experience.

 

Please send letter of interest, resume, and salary requirements to resumes@currier.org or mail to Human Resources, Currier Museum of Art, 150 Ash Street, Manchester, NH 03104.

No phone calls please. EOE

 


 

Art Center Program Teachers

The Currier Art Center seeks part time certified Teachers to teach youth and adult classes.  Successful candidates will have art instruction experience, be detail oriented, have excellent organizational skills, be dependable, and be creative.  Available classes are scheduled late afternoon after regular school hours, evenings, and Saturdays.  Classes take place at the Art Center. Qualifications: BFA/Art Ed degree, 1-2 years classroom experience.

 

Please send letter of interest, resume, and salary requirements to resumes@currier.org or mail to Human Resources, Currier Museum of Art, 150 Ash Street, Manchester, NH 03104.

No phone calls please. EOE

 


 

Manager of Tours and Adult Programs

The Currier Museum of Art seeks a part time Manager of Tours & Adult Programs, reporting to the Director of Art Education. This is a Part Time position based on a 30-hour work week and includes a full benefit package.  The Manager of Tours & Adult Programs will book and manage public museum tours, tours of our Frank Lloyd Wright designed Zimmerman House, and all private tours.  With Sundays as part of the regular work week, the successful candidate for this position will also manage weekend adult programming including art and artist talks, music events, play readings and all related program details.

 

Please send letter of interest, resume, and salary requirements to resumes@currier.org or mail to Human Resources, Currier Museum of Art, 150 Ash Street, Manchester, NH 03104.

No phone calls please. EOE

 


 

Café Counter Clerk

The Currier Museum of Art seeks a part time Café Counter Clerk to greet café guests, take orders, run the POS system, serve food, bus tables, and assist the Café Manager with food preparation. The successful candidate will have previous restaurant/café experience, be dependable, organized, efficient, and articulate; and most importantly, have a proven track record of accurate cash handling and providing exceptional customer service. Schedule will include regular weekday and weekend lunch hours and some Thursday evenings.

Please send letter of interest, resume, and salary requirements to resumes@currier.org or mail to Human Resources, Currier Museum of Art, 150 Ash Street, Manchester, NH 03104.

No phone calls please. EOE

 

 


 

Museum Security Officers (part-time)

The Currier Museum of Art seeks part time security officers to ensure the protection and safety of our 72,500 sq. ft. Museum, providing a safe and secure environment for the museum’s collections, properties, facilities, visitors and staff while delivering superior customer service. Successful candidates will have previous security and customer service experience (prior law enforcement or criminal justice experience a plus!), high attention to detail, strong interpersonal and communication skills, sound judgment and decision-making, and ability to respond effectively in emergency situations.

 

Position requires standing for long periods of time, climbing stairs, and ability to lift/move up to 50 lbs.  Must pass a criminal background check, have a valid driver’s license, and be available nights and weekends.

 

Please send letter of interest, resume, and salary requirements to resumes@currier.org or mail to Human Resources, Currier Museum of Art, 150 Ash Street, Manchester, NH 03104.

No phone calls please. EOE

 


 

Graduate & Undergraduate Internships

The Currier Internship Program is designed to help students undergraduate and graduate students develop the skills necessary for working in a museum setting. Internships provide students with a broad range of experiences and are appropriate for those studying art history, museum studies, education, marketing, fundraising or related fields. Students are encouraged to view the internship as an exchange of professional ideas between the museum and intern.

 

All internships include professional mentoring, with the goal of helping students develop their professional identity.

 

Internships are granted for educational credit only.

 

Internship Application Schedule

 

Summer Internships (May 15 – August 15)

Applications Due: April 1
Notification Date: May 1

Fall Internships (September 15 – December 15)

Applications Due: August 1
Notification Date: September 1

Winter/Spring Internships (January 15 – April 15)

Applications Due: December 1
Notification Date: January 1

Open Internships

Curatorial
Department of Art Education
Public Relations/Marketing
Development
HR/Operations/Events
Finance

 

Graduate Curatorial Intern

Immersive experience to learn about and assist with the day-to-day operations of a fine art museum. Participate in long-term planning for curatorial programming, including special exhibitions and permanent collection research, augmentation, and installation. Collaborate on interdepartmental projects: interpretive planning for special exhibitions and permanent collection installations, exhibition-related programming, artist talks, and scholarly lectures. Opportunities for interns to contribute original research and writing to be published on the museums’ website, future exhibition catalogues, or via in-gallery interpretive materials.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist curatorial staff in all aspects of special exhibition development and installation by contributing research, writing interpretive texts, and providing organizational support.
  • Support ongoing collection-based projects by researching both acquisitions and works currently in the collection.
  • Assist the curatorial staff in selecting, interpreting, and coordinating installations in the permanent collection

Qualifications:

  • Must be enrolled in, or recently graduated from, a graduate (MA or Ph.D) program in art history/museum studies
  • Previous museum experience a plus
  • Prior research experience required
  • Demonstrated written and communication skills
  • Careful attention to detail
  • Particular knowledge of a period of art represented in the collection (American, European, Post-War and Contemporary)
  • Foreign language proficiency a plus
  • Familiarity with collections databases
  • Ability to be at the museum at least 2 full days per week, 9am-5pm.

 

Complete the Internship Application Form and post the form with the supporting documents.

 

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Download the application and submit completed submission packet to:


 

High School Students

 

Earn and Learn: Teen Volunteer Summer Program

The Art Center Summer program admits a select group of 15 teens to assist with our programming needs during each summer session. This program is ideal for teens who wish to contribute their time, creativity and energy to a variety of our organizational needs, including assisting in the classroom, assisting the Program Manager, assisting with After-Camp Care, assisting Artist Mentors and more. The experience gained by working in the Art Center is enriching on many levels, personally and professionally. The Art Center honors students in this program with tuition remission for classes at the Art Center, totaling half-off the price of tuition for every 30 hours contributed, and full tuition remission for every 60 hours contributed. Internships at the Art Center are granted through a review process. Students must be willing to commit to a minimum of two full-week schedules.

 

If you are interested in participating in this program, please submit a letter of intent to Linn Krikorian, postmarked or e-mailed by May 14. Interviews with final candidates will take place in late May and early June to determine our intern team.  An Orientation Meeting will follow in mid-June. For more information, and to find out how you can apply to be involved in the “Earn and Learn” program, please call Art Center Program Manager, Linn Krikorian at 603.669.6144, x148 or email with attached Letter of Intent.