Employment Opportunities

Join the Team at Munson

Please be advised that Munson is currently transitioning to a new online Career Center. During this period, applicants will find career opportunities under Current Openings as well as New Openings. Be sure to look at both listings until we fully transition to our new site!

Welcome to Munson Employment Opportunities. The following information will assist you in applying for open positions.

Munson, located in Utica, NY, is a nationally prominent fine arts center serving diverse audiences through a renowned Museum of Art, the Pratt Munson College of Art and Design, a live performing arts season, and year-round community arts classes. The Institute was founded in 1919 and annually hosts some 600 events where patrons enjoy exhibitions, performances, art classes, and family-oriented activities.

The Museum of Art is one of the nation’s most significant mid-sized art museums, with a top collection of American art. Munson offers more than 100 community art classes and workshops throughout the year, taught by working artists in studios shared by Pratt Munson College of Art and Design

This Munson program offers students the option of fulfilling their first two years of a BFA in Utica before transitioning to the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn to complete their degree. Live events at Munson include a series of intimate concerts by national acts, a weekly film series, live streaming of the Metropolitan Opera, and the popular summer Arts Festival. Munson is an exceptional convergence of many areas of creative expression that is both a community asset in the Mohawk Valley and an art destination located in the heart of New York with easy travel to Syracuse, Albany, and just a few hours from New York City, Boston, and Montreal.

Application and Selection Process:

  • Human Resources coordinates employment searches for open positions via internal and external online employment postings. 
  • Candidate interviewing and selection is made by the hiring department with assistance from Human Resources.
  • The application materials required for each open position vary and are described in the body of the hob posting. Please include all the required information for consideration.
  • Munson performs a post-offer, pre-employment background check, and education verification when applicable on the selected candidate and complies with all relevant state and federal laws.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Munson is committed to community engagement and to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We model the values and culture of the organization to colleagues and the public by being welcoming, inclusive, and respectful, and value collaboration across the organization and within the community. Munson is an anti-racist organization with a commitment to community engagement and to diversity, equity, and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race (including traits historically associated with race), color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, the status of being transgender, being or having been victim of domestic violence or stalking, disability (including pregnancy related conditions), genetic information, predisposition and carrier status, marital and familial status, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, ability, age, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic covered by applicable law.

We offer an exceptional benefits package, which includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance for the employee, their spouse/domestic partner, and dependents for qualifying positions
  • Generous paid time off including PTO and holidays for qualifying positions
  • Sick time
  • Participation in Munson TIAA retirement plan after one year of service for qualifying positions
  • Other benefits include Employment Assistance Program, Museum of Art Membership with reciprocal admission to other Museums, free School of Art classes for you and your family, and complimentary tickets to world-class performances, films, and children's performances
  • As a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization under the IRS Code, Munson is considered a qualifying employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, a federal program designed to forgive student loan debt for employees of certain non-profit and public employers for full-time employees