Current Openings

Art Educator, School & Community Partnerships

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) is seeking a full-time Art Educator to join its team. This employee will report to the Manager of School Partnerships and work exclusively with PAFA's School and Community Partnership program, a holistic, arts-based educational initiative to partner with underserved communities.

Assistant Director, Museum Education

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) is seeking a full-time Assistant Director of Museum Education. Under the supervision of the Director of Museum Education, coordinate all programs for school and family audiences including tours, workshops, and outreach events. 

Assistant, Development Events

Reporting to the Director of Development Events, the Development Events Assistant assists with fundraising and cultivation events in support of the mission of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. 

Director, Membership & Annual Giving

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) is seeking a Director of Membership and Annual Giving. This position is responsible for overseeing PAFA's annual giving program and general membership constituency. The Director of Membership and Annual Giving will work closely with fellow PAFA staff to develop and implement programs and events for the purpose of membership and donor acquisition, cultivation, and retention.

Sales Associate, PAFA Northwest

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) is seeking an experienced full-time Sales Associate to join its team for the opening of PAFA Northwest, a Museum Store and Gallery on Germantown Avenue in Chestnut Hill.

Technician, Framing and Signage

Reporting to the Conservator, the Framing and Signage Technician position will mat, frame, and re-house works on paper as requested for exhibitions, loans, and acquisitions to museum standards.

Vice President, Human Resources

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) is currently seeking a Vice President of Human Resources (VP of HR) to provide strategic leadership in optimizing PAFA’s human resources, including defining necessary positions, reporting structures, goal setting, assessment, training, onboarding, compensation, benefits, and discipline. The VP of HR leads PAFA’s Title IX policies, procedures, and manages other compliance with local, state, and federal employment law. The VP of HR reports to the President and CEO and serves as a member of the Senior Staff.


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.