Current Openings

Admissions Counselor

PAFA is currently seeking an Admissions Counselor. Reporting to the Dean of Enrollment, this position is an integral part of the Admissions and Financial Aid teams, assisting in the recruitment, selection, and enrollment of undergraduate students.

Chair, Master of Fine Arts Program

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) is seeking an exceptional artist, educator, and administrator to chair its Master of Fine Arts (MFA) program. The MFA Chair will provide leadership and vision in heading PAFA's interdisciplinary, studio-centered graduate program. 

Curator, 20th Century Art

PAFA currently seeks a curator of twentieth-century art. Reporting to the Edna S. Tuttleman Director of the Museum, this position will initiate, plan, develop, and implement 20th century American art exhibitions, as well as assume curatorial responsibilities for gifts and purchases of 20th century American artwork, not to mention the care and display of works in the Permanent Collection made during the twentieth century with an emphasis on post-WWI to 2000.

Database Administrator

Reporting to the Director of Information Technology, this position will be responsible for the performance, integrity, and security of our databases, as well as troubleshooting any issues on behalf of the users. This position will also be an integral part of the planning and developing applications to improve efficiency at PAFA.

Events Assistant (Part Time)

PAFA currently seeks a part-time Events Assistant for its Visitor Experience group. Reporting to the VP of Events Management & Visitor Experience, this position oversees and assists with the physical, logistical, and technological setup and support of internal and external events. This is a part-time position that includes evening and weekend availability.

Manager, School Partnerships

PAFA seeks a full-time, bilingual Manager of School Partnerships. his employee will work with the Director of Museum Education and the rest of the department to develop and sustain PAFA's School and Community Partnerships.

Prospect Research Manager

Reporting to the Vice President of Development, the Prospect Research Manager will be responsible for developing and implementing a strategy for pipeline growth and prospect data management. Using online databases and screening services, and internal and external data sources they will identify, research, and evaluate major gifts prospects, as well as compile, analyze, and synthesize research through a variety of reports.


The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to an environment which welcomes and encourages the recruitment and retention of qualified candidates from all diverse groups. PAFA provides equal opportunity to applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or status as a veteran.