The Tenement Museum’s most important asset is its people. Tenement employees are deeply committed to fulfilling our mission, telling the uniquely American stories of immigrants, migrant, and refugees in the ongoing creation of our nation, and envision a society that embraces and values the fundamental role of immigration in the evolving American identity.

The Tenement Museum seeks highly motivated, mission driven and creative self- starters who seek to make an impact in what they do, day in and day out. The Tenement Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages anyone who has a passion for what we do to apply.  Our current job openings are located below.


Project Archivist

Position Title: Project Archivist Supervisor Title: Collections Manager Position Type:...



The Tenement Museum is currently hiring Part-Time Educators to join our Education...


Shop Sales Associate

Part -time, Non-exempt, Union Position, Pay Rate: $21:00/hour The Shop Associate will...


Director Institutional Giving

  Summary The Tenement Museum seeks a dynamic and experienced fundraiser to join...


Supervisor, Facilities

Work Schedule: Thursday through Monday (40 hours per week) Salary Range: $60,000 –...

Equal Employment Opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum (the “Tenement Museum”), where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, gender, age, national origin, disability, pregnancy (including childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or civil partnership/union status, alienage or citizenship status, creed, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, military or veteran status, or any other protected characteristic as established by law.