Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. 

By joining the Brooks you would be working with a well-established organization that is the largest fine arts museum in the state of Tennessee. The Brooks is a multifaceted institution consisting of art from antiquity to the present in a wide range of media. This is an exciting time to consider joining the museum, which is continually growing and changing. We welcome your application for currently posted positions, and also encourage you to re-visit this site for information about future opportunities.  

The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art is an equal opportunity employer and seeks diversity in its workforce. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Current Job Openings

Job Title: Associate Director of Education
Family and School Programs
Department: Education
Reports to: Director of Education and Interpretation
Employment Status: Regular/Full-time

The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, with the largest and only collection of world art in Tennessee and the Mid-South area, seeks an Associate Director of Education to develop, implement, and evaluate family and school programs that enhance visitors’ understanding and appreciation of the Brooks Museum’s unique permanent collection and special traveling exhibitions. Under the general direction of the Director of Education and Interpretation, s/he plans and organizes engaging family events and programs; oversees Inside Art, the museum’s interactive gallery for families; works with teachers, students, and volunteers to coordinate the Mid-South Scholastic Art Awards student art competition; and serves as a member of the dynamic Education Department team. Occasional weekend and evening work required.


  • Master’s degree in Art Education, Art History, or Museum Studies recommended.

  • A minimum of three years experience in museum education preferred.

  • Ability to develop programs and activities for a variety of audiences.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively within and beyond the institution. 

  • Excellent organizational skills, follow-through, and attention to detail, including ability to work on multiple programs and deadlines simultaneously.

  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to tailor speech and writing to a variety of audiences and purposes.

  • Demonstrable ability to anticipate and problem-solve independently.

  • High degree of professionalism and a team spirit.

  • Ability to be firm and flexible as the situation requires.

  • Goal-oriented/solution-focused.

  • Command of Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Knowledge of regional and local communities and audiences helpful.

Application Deadline: May 23, 2016

The Associate Director of Education is full-time and includes benefits. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Send cover letter and resume (as a Word attachment) to: kathy.dumlao@brooksmuseum.org with “Associate Director of Education” in the subject line.

The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

Job Description: Gallery Officer

Number of Positions Available: 2

Position Description:  The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art has two job openings for the position of Gallery Officer.

This position will be responsible for monitoring activity in the galleries to ensure the safety of the art; in addition to working as a public relations ambassador ensuring that guests have a positive experience while visiting the museum.

Skills & Requirements:

The candidates must have strong customer service skills which includes good verbal and written communication.

Candidates must have a working knowledge of Windows 2007 Operating Systems. The job will require ninety percent standing, and working occasional late evening hours.

Qualified candidates will be required to pass the Tennessee State Security Officers Exam within six months of satisfactory employment.

Education Requirements:

GED or High School Diploma required.

The Memphis Brooks of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. 

All interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to resumes@brooksmuseum.org.