Careers

The mission of the Morris Museum is to elevate the cultural consciousness, excite the mind and enhance the quality of life of children and adults in the communities it serves by providing excellence in programming and education in the arts, sciences and humanities.

The Museum, family oriented and community focused, provides unique school offerings, changing exhibitions and distinctive performances to further the understanding and appreciation of the role of arts, sciences and humanities in our diverse communities.  It also builds and preserves a permanent collection of art, science and cultural materials and organizes and presents exhibits, educational programs and publications which serve as a significant learning resource for the citizens of the State of New Jersey.


Executive Director

The Morris Museum is seeking an Executive Director with the vision and ability to lead and guide its growth. In partnership with an engaged Board of Trustees, the Executive Director will create a strategic plan including but not limited to: conceiving dynamic permanent and special exhibitions (18 last year); reinvigorating the Museum’s important and historic core collection; creating engaging education and public programs; implementing a holistic fundraising strategy to increase revenue streams across multiple channels; and securing the Museum’s position as a leading arts institution and cultural resource in New Jersey and beyond. The Executive Director will assist in recruiting new board members as well as engaging current board members. The Executive Director will also advocate for the Museum in the broader community while generating public interest and participation from a wide and diverse range of constituents. In addition, the Executive Director will be responsible for supervising, coordinating, and inspiring a staff of 30 professionals, as well as volunteer groups.

To view a complete description of the position, please see the following document:

Executive Director 

Send cover letter, resume, and references to [email protected] the subject line Executive Director.


Graphic Designer

The Morris Museum is seeking a Graphic Designer to create a wide range of marketing materials for the Museum. This position is also responsible for creating content for the Museum’s social media channels. The position is part-time (up to 20 hours per week).

To view a complete description of the position, please see the following document:

Graphic Designer

Send cover letter, resume, and references to [email protected] the subject line Graphic Designer.


Maintenance and Security Personnel

The Morris Museum is seeking Maintenance and Security Personnel to provide routine maintenance of the Museum facility and theatre, which included minor repairs, renovations and various custodial duties.

To view a complete description of the position, please see the following document:

Maintenance Personnel 

Send cover letter, resume, and references to [email protected] the subject line Maintenance and Security Personnel.