Assistant Curator

The Contemporary Jewish Museum (The CJM)

San Francisco, California

Reporting to the Senior Curator, the Assistant Curator at The CJM serves as an integral member of the team that originates contemporary art exhibitions of specific Jewish interest and presents traveling exhibitions from other institutions that advance the mission of The CJM. The Assistant Curator supports the work of departmental colleagues and on occasion, may take the lead on exhibition projects while working collaboratively and in partnership across multiple Museum departments.


The Assistant Curator assists with developing plans for exhibitions often up to three years in advance, providing essential support and needed research, often interfacing with other institutions on The CJM’s behalf. This professional also provides supervision for departmental interns.


The successful individual in this role will thrive in a creative and collaborative environment and representing The CJM to the artistic and cultural community of the Bay Area, nationally, and internationally.


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