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Current Openings


MCD is seeking an execution-focused leader and gifted, trail-blazing visionary to guide the next decades as its Executive Director. MCD has a solid foundation rooted in its community and is positioned for long-term, sustainable growth, with a highly respected institutional standing and global reach. The Executive Director position is an exciting opportunity to lead the institution into the future, honoring multiple perspectives, building diverse audiences, and promoting a positive, multicultural work environment.

The Museum of Craft and Design is working with Koya Partners, the executive search firm that works exclusively with mission-driven clients. In partnership with Koya, MCD is connecting with potential candidates and other leaders to source recommendations. Please find the Position Profile linked on the Koya website, including an opportunity to formally express interest and nominate potential candidates.

Part-time Position

Under supervision of the Programs Manager, the Programs Associate implements and assists the Programs Coordinator in the production of MCD programs at the museum and in the community.

Programs Associates are responsible for day-of program facilitation, working with volunteers, MakeArt Kit production, as well as supply preparation and replenishment.

Learn more and apply here!

Part-time Position

The Museum of Craft and Design is now seeking to hire one part-time Store Associate for the following schedule: Saturday, 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM and Sunday 11:45 AM – 5:15 PM. Applicants should have flexibility with scheduling: occasionally hours are needed outside of this schedule.

MCD seeks a skilled and personable Store Associate to join our team. Under the direction of the Museum Store Manager, this position assists in the daily operations of the museum store. Store Associates are the face of MCD and hold a variety of important responsibilities. While Associates generally remain in the store area of the museum, this position occasionally requires some gallery ambassador responsibilities in the museum exhibition areas.

Learn more and apply here!

Careers Contact
415 773 0303


Become a Volunteer

Volunteering at MCD is a wonderful way to participate by nourishing the community with creativity!

Sign up to be part of our volunteer community and help us to serve the diverse population of the San Francisco Bay Area. As a volunteer, you will assist with hands-on craft and design activities for kids and adults, speaker series programs, and special events.

Many of these programs are on the weekends and evenings so they can fit into your schedule.

For more information please email

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