The mission of the Morris Museum is interpreting the past and discovering the future through art, sound, and motion.

The Morris Museum is an equal-opportunity employer and seeks diversity in its staff. The Museum does not discriminate because of age, sex, religion, race, color, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other factor prohibited by law. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.


Open Positions


President & CEO

The Morris Museum seeks a President & CEO with vision and the ability to refine and develop the exciting transformation underway to integrate its exhibitions, collection, live arts, and public programs. This dynamic presentation of experiences will be inspired by a recent gift of the Guinness Collection of Mechanical Musical Instruments and Automata, one of the finest collections of its kind in the world. The Museum comprises a 75,524-square-foot facility, 8 acres of grounds and a multi-level parking facility. The 312-seat Bickford Theatre makes possible a vibrant series of public programs. The collection of over 45,000 objects includes fine and decorative arts, ethnological, geological and zoological materials, and a growing collection of contemporary New Jersey artists. The Museum is the State’s second largest and is the only Smithsonian Affiliate in New Jersey. Its newly opened Spark! Lab, is one of only 10 Smithsonian Partner learning spaces in the United States. The annual budget is $2.1 million with 30 full/part-time staff and an endowment of approximately $8 million. The President & CEO will be charged with developing the overall plan for the Museum, establishing financial stability, refining the collection, and melding audience experiences around the theme of art, sound and motion. The thriving community of Morristown is located 1 hour from New York City. The anticipated salary range is $160,000-175,000 plus benefits. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States.

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Deadline: August 30, 2021. EA/EO. Nominations are welcome.


Finance Associate

The finance associate is a position that is responsible for the accounting/bookkeeper functions
of the Museum. This position will have interaction with other departments, but mainly the
advancement department. This position supports the CFO of the museum.

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Please also visit our volunteer and internship pages for other opportunities at the Morris Museum.