Parrish Art Museum. Photo: Hufton Crow, 2013.

Employment Opportunities

The Parrish Art Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to participating in critical issues of diversity, equity, access, and inclusion (DEAI); providing more opportunities to museum professionals from underrepresented groups; and to addressing inequities and social injustices pervading our communities through the arts in all that we do. Individuals of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. The Museum’s offices are fully accessible.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to

Current Job Openings

Administrative Coordinator
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The Administrative Coordinator provides general project and administrative support for the Deputy Director, Development, and Finance departments.

Major Gifts Officer
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The Major Gifts Officer is part of a team responsible for initiating, developing, and stewarding relationships with individual donors and prospects to achieve annual operating goals. Reporting to the Deputy Director, the Major Gifts Officer will strategically organize and cultivate a growing portfolio of major donors and prospects and will directly solicit donations and help to close gifts as appropriate, for operational support, exhibitions, public programs, educational initiatives, and endowment needs. The Major Gifts Officer will position the Trustees, Director, Deputy Director, and other senior staff and volunteers to deepen relationships to the Museum. This front-line fundraising position will work closely with Trustee, Director, and Deputy Director to increase the Museum’s visibility and reputation in New York and the East End of Long Island.

Grants, Foundation, and Individual Giving Manager
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Reporting to the Deputy Director and working closely with the Director and CFO, the Grants, Foundation and Individual Giving Manager manages a comprehensive grants program for Museum-wide programs and initiatives in the context of local, regional, national and international foundations; additionally cultivates and maintains relationships with foundation program managers.

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Manage day to day recording and input of core financial data for finance department by providing information, primarily financial in nature about all organization activities that will assist in making educated economic decisions about the organization’s future. This is a full-time position that reports directly to the Deputy Director.

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The Director will be an inspiring yet grounded leader who will craft a vision for the Museum moving forward that will further distinguish it as a significant and collaborative contributor to the region and to the global art community. 

Security Guard

The Parrish Art Museum is looking for a part-time security gallery guard for immediate hire. Applicants must be at least 18yrs old, present a welcoming demeanor, and be customer service oriented. Required is the ability to stand and walk for an extended period of time as well as strong communication skills. Weekend availability is important.


Building Exterior Photo: Matthew Barton


The Parrish Art Museum is invested in providing invaluable, engaging internships for graduate and undergraduate students seeking practical experience in the diverse world of museum studies. We award internships based on the qualification of the applicant and the availability of a dedicated staff supervisor.

Potential interns must be currently enrolled, full-time college students, or very recent graduates.

The Museum is not accepting interns currently, please check again next spring for summer 2023.

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Docent training for group tours. Photo: Parrish Art Museum


Parrish docents bring art to life for thousands of visitors each year. As volunteer educators and ambassadors for the Museum, docents guide visitors toward a personal understanding of art in engaging, casual exhibition tours.

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