Jobs and Internships

    New York's most adventurous kunsthalle, SculptureCenter is a dynamic platform where staff, board, interns and volunteers work creatively and collaboratively to fulfill our mission of connecting artists and audiences while supporting artistic innovation and independent thought.

    SculptureCenter is committed to a culturally diverse organization, and is an equal opportunity employer. SculptureCenter does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sex, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or military status.


    Facilities and Office Manager
    The Facilities and Office Manager reports to the Director of Finance and Administration (DFA) and is the primary contact for all day-to-day operations and facilities oversight; and is responsible for developing (in conversation with the DFA) long-term strategies to bolster organizational functionality and efficiency. This position works closely with staff across all departments.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities include
    Facilities and Operations Management:
    - Ensure facilities and staff office are in good working order and well-maintained, conduct regular building maintenance as needed.
    - Liaise with, and manage and negotiate contracts for, vendors including: maintenance, janitorial, IT, telephones, etc.
    - Oversee repairs, schedule timely inspections, and maintain critical permits in accordance with the Department of Buildings and Fire Department.
    - Forecast and schedule implementation of necessary building updates and/or repairs.
    - Assist with shipping and installation for art fairs.
    - Secure required permits for public programs and events, including street activity permits and temporary liquor licenses.
    - Support programs and events, including those held via online platforms, as needed and as relevant to facilities/operations. This includes space prep (e.g. lighting, seating, trash) for on-site programs/events and technical support and/or training for online programs.

    - Work with DFA to review, update, and maintain office systems to ensure smooth operations.
    - Manage inventory, maintenance, and replacement of office and exhibition equipment and office supplies.
    - Onboard and train staff and interns on office equipment and systems.
    - Liaise with IT consultant as needed to manage and evaluate technical needs.
    - Special projects as needed.

    Bookkeeping and Finance:
    - Oversee operation of SculptureCenter’s visitor services desk and bookstore, including protocols for cash drawer, bookstore POS (Altru), online sales (Shopify) and salable good inventory.
    - Manage petty cash disbursements.
    - Assist DFA with accounts payables, receivables, deposits, expense reports, and select audit schedules.


    - Bachelor’s degree; minimum 2-3 years related professional work experience.
    - Exceptional organizational and time management skills and attention to detail.
    - Ability to meet various deadlines while managing multiple projects simultaneously.
    - Excellent interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills.
    - Reliable, pro-active, with exemplary problem-solving skills.
    - Ability to work well as part of a team, as well as independently.
    - Fluency in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel), G-Suite, and Windows and Mac OS required. Experience with Altru (or RE), Quickbooks Accountant, Shopify, and Adobe Creative Suite preferred.
    - Must be capable and willing to lift at least 40 pounds.
    - Available to work occasional evenings and/or weekends as needed.
    - Passionate commitment to, and interest in, contemporary art a plus

    As a member of the administrative team, the Facilities and Office Manager will also play an important role in ensuring that all new COVID19-related health and safety guidelines and policies are maintained.

    At SculptureCenter, the safety and security of our staff, visitors, and artists is our top priority. Plans for reopening are developed in line with city, state, and CDC guidance in order to limit the spread of COVID19.

    The expected start date for this position is mid- to late October with a combination of remote and on-site work. Due to the nature of this position’s responsibilities, on-site work is both necessary and required. Interviews for this position will be held online remotely.

    Salary is commensurate with experience.

    How to Apply

    Submit cover letter, including salary requirements, and resume, as attachments to with “Facilities and Office Manager 2020” in the subject line. This position is open until filled. No telephone calls please.


    Our internship program is temporarily suspended. Please check back here or sign up for our newsletter for future updates about the program.

    Working with a small staff in an open office environment, SculptureCenter interns take on projects that have a direct and visible outcome in our exhibitions, public programs, and events. They leave the program with a range of professional skills important for working in the field of contemporary art and hands-on experience working in a non-profit art institution.

    Public Process High School Internship Program

    For more information about SculptureCenter's free three-week summer intensive program for high school students, visit the Public Process page.

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