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Employment Opportunities

Around 120 staff members work in twelve departments to carry out the mission of the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Renwick Gallery. The jobs are a mix of federal and Smithsonian trust-funded positions, permanent and temporary, full-time and part-time. Vacancy announcements are typically posted on the Smithsonian’s job opportunities website as well as the federal Office of Personnel Management’s website. Detailed application instructions can be found on each of these two sites.

Occasionally, the museum will have trust-funded positions that are posted directly on this website. Currently, we have no jobs in this category.

Tips for Applying

Please keep in mind that your résumé should contain enough information for us to evaluate your skills and experience. In addition, you may need to address a number of quality ranking factors separately, which will determine whether you score high enough to be referred for consideration. You should respond with detailed examples or descriptions of your past experience and education as they relate to each factor.