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Executive Director

Concord Museum Concord, MA
The Executive Director will provide strategic leadership, creativity, management, and direction for the Concord Museum, pursuing a clear and impactful vision. He/She will embrace the Museum’s sense of place, from the town of Concord’s pivotal role in the Revolutionary War, to the literary contributions of Concord residents, Thoreau, Emerson, the Alcotts, and Hawthorne. Ideal candidate will have a deep interest in and a passion for the current and future role of Museum, and should be an innovative and inspiring leader able to translate vision into workable actions and priorities. He/She must be a team builder with strong business and management skills with a record of achievement in bringing about change in exciting and creative ways. Must have the ability to attract a range of local, regional, and national audiences; able to leverage professional connections in the museum world to attract interesting partnerships and collaborations. Have educational leadership experience in developing informative, thought-provoking curricula and programming, educational outreach, and networking. A proven track record as a dynamic and accomplished fundraiser; successful results in identifying, cultivating, and soliciting major donors, foundation grants, government support, and corporate sponsorships, and generating other sources of revenue. He/She must be willing to actively participate in the cultural and civic life of Concord and integrate the Museum’s exhibitions and activities with the town’s other historical sites, museums, and programs. The Museum seeks a hands-on leader and consensus builder; able to generate enthusiasm and inspire others. Please send applications or nominations to Mark Tarnacki at Concord@PhillipsOppenheim.com.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/23/2018

Curator/Site Superintendent

Prudence Crandall State Historic Preservation Office, CT Department of Economic and Community Development Canterbury, CT
The Prudence Crandall Museum seeks a forward-thinking, experienced Museum Curator/Site Superintendent to assume the leadership of this national historic landmark as it enters a period of organizational growth guided by a new vision that embeds Prudence Crandall, Sarah Harris and the Academy students in the national conversation about racism, sexism and injustice in America. The successful candidate will be able to imagine what the site could be, and develop and carry-out strategies to make the vision a reality. As the only staff person regularly on-site, responsibilities are diverse including but not limited to: oversight of all aspects of the museum’s daily operations, overseeing seasonal staff and docents (junior and adult), working collaboratively with the Friends organization, building relationships with local, state and national organizations, performing curatorial functions, program planning and execution, exhibit research, design and installation, and representing the museum effectively to its stakeholders and to the public. Qualifications: Proven success in coordinating staff and volunteers, including team-oriented working styles; highly organized, detail-oriented and results-driven; articulate communicator with strong written and public speaking skills; relationship-building skills; demonstrated ability to solve problems both independently and as a team; ability to work within the proscribed processes associated with the state system; demonstrated knowledge and use of current technologies, including social media; deep understanding of best practices in history museums; experience with the care and restoration of historic structures; experience interpreting African American history, Women’s history, and/or Native American history; and experience working or living in a rural setting. The ideal candidate will be an active participant/leader in the museum community with an understanding of current trends; be curious and ask questions; show a commitment to continuing education; be optimistic, enthusiastic and flexible, and have a sense of humor.Applicants are directed to https://jobapscloud.com/ct/, Recruitment #171025-5862CL-001, by March 22, 2018. This position is represented by the A&R bargaining unit and, in accordance with the union contract, individuals newly-hired into State service begin at the minimum (step 1) of the salary range for the position. The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: $63,215-$81,807/year
Posted on: 02/22/2018

Executive Director

Newburyport Maritime Society, Inc./Custom House Maritime Museum Newburyport, MA
The Newburyport Maritime Society is a 40-year old cultural institution organized to celebrate the role maritime activities played in the development and growth of Massachusetts and New England. Its primary tool for achieving this goal is the Custom House Maritime Museum (CHMM) located in an historic 1835 building on the waterfront of central Newburyport. We are an active institution consistently evolving as we connect the past to the living history of today through relationships with local educational, artistic, business and nonprofit organizations. The CHMM has become a cultural hub in the last decade and we are looking for an Executive Director who will continue the development and implementation of a vision that enhances the Museum’s ability to provide programs which augment the institution’s status as one of the top cultural organizations in greater Newburyport. The CHMM is seeking an Executive Director who will be an effective, enthusiastic public face of the museum with a variety of audiences including museum guests, members, community leaders, and our waterfront neighbors. The ability to manage human resources across a broad spectrum of employees, volunteers, interns and the public is a necessary skill. We expect the Executive Director to deal with day-to-day issues in the areas of exhibits, programming, facilities, retail operations and grant applications. The Executive Director will be expected to be an active and visionary participant in fulfilling the Museum’s needs of both Board and Financial Development. Museum training, experience, familiarity with data bases and Museum Studies credentials are desirable. To apply: Please send a cover letter with resume to NMS.CHMM.Search@gmail.com.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: Competitive and commensurate with experience
Posted on: 02/22/2018

Director

Dedham Historical Society and Museum Dedham, MA
Executive Director Dedham Historical Society and Museum The Dedham Historical Society and Museum is seeking an experienced, self-motivated and detail-oriented person to become its next Executive Director. Founded in 1859, the Dedham Historical Society and Museum preserves and actively seeks information about the towns that comprised the original Dedham Grant, with special emphasis on the Town of Dedham. The Society’s mission is to interpret and display its remarkable collections, including its nationally renowned collection of Dedham pottery, 17th and 18th century furniture, and early clocks; to avail researchers to its significant archival holdings; and to promote public opportunities to explore Dedham’s remarkable history. The Society’s offerings include an annual lecture series, educational programs for the local schools, and a newsletter. The Executive Director is responsible for managing the Society's day-to-day operations including programming and marketing, supervising the DHSM staff, coordinating fundraising and membership solicitations, preparing and overseeing annual budgets, coordinating exhibition development, and providing support to the Board of Directors. The successful candidate will have a Master’s Degree and/or a minimum of three to five years of museum administration experience, and strong interpersonal, administrative, and organizational skills. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Please send cover letter and resume to the Search Committee, Dedham Historical Society, 612 High Street, Dedham, MA 02026 or email society@dedhamhistorical.org. Letters of interest should be submitted by March 23, 2018.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/20/2018

Executive Director, Mass Humanities

Mass Humanities currently Northampton, MA but flexible, MA
Mass Humanities is seeking an Executive Director to spearhead public humanities engagement with educational, cultural, government, business, and nonprofit leaders throughout the Commonwealth. The ideal candidate will be a passionate advocate for the humanities and their relevance to contemporary life, a highly persuasive public communicator, and a proven leader and organizational manager. To apply in confidence: Please email cover letter and resume to Susan Egmont at Egmont Associates, segmont@egmontassociates.com.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/15/2018

Museum Director-Curator

Rufus Porter Museum Bridgton, ME
The Rufus Porter Museum, founded in 2005 located in Bridgton, Maine, is the only museum in the nation dedicated to telling the story of Rufus Porter (1792 – 1884), artist, inventor, and founding publisher of the magazine Scientific American. Now located in the center of the town of Bridgton, the newly established downtown museum campus has become a part of the cultural hub of Main Street. Exhibits are open seasonally to the public from early June through October. The Rufus Porter Museum’s mission is “to celebrate the life and times of a remarkably creative American genius who worked throughout Maine, New England and beyond.” The Board of Trustees seeks a Museum Director-Curator to implement the mission in creative ways and further the progress of the Rufus Porter Museum through the expansion of the permanent exhibits on Rufus Porter plus yearly special exhibits, and enhancing programs that will continue to draw diverse visitors and increase membership. The successful candidate will have leadership skills to represent the organization effectively to all stakeholders and the public. He or she will be an experienced and well-organized professional of integrity and dedication who enjoys taking on new challenges and multi-tasking. He or she will have a firm grasp of museum best practices and non-profit management. The position requires proven experience in long-range planning, creative program development, donor stewardship, grant writing, and project management. Responsibilities include leading the museum’s daily operations, developing and managing an annual budget, collections management, supervising seasonal volunteers and interns, marketing and advertising, social media and website management and facilities oversight. Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree is required in a relevant area of study, a minimum of 3 years museum management or related experience. A Master’s degree in a related field is preferred. Familiarity with databases such as PastPerfect, DonorSnap, and accounting software like Quickbooks desired. The position is 30 hours a week. To Apply: Please send resume with cover letter including references and salary requirements to Search Committee at search@rufusportermuseum.org Deadline for applications is March 23, 2018. Qualified candidates will be contacted on a rolling basis.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 02/15/2018

Director - Sullivan Museum & History Center

Norwich University Northfield, VT
Under the general supervision of the Chief Librarian & Curator of University Collections, the Museum Director provides leadership, coordination, oversight, and vision for the operations of the Sullivan Museum and History Center, fostering a positive, high-service, and innovative culture now and in future university initiatives. • Directs museum operations, including development, education, programming, finance, internal and external communications, strategic planning, and staffing. • Implements a collections management policy, including acquisitions, deaccessioning, conservation and contingency planning for the maintenance and preservation of the museum's holdings. • Plans, achieves and maintains the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) accreditation. • Cultivates collaborative relationships with museum donors, alumni, faculty, staff, students and volunteers. • Directs public relations and marketing initiatives including effective communications plans. • Oversees the museum budgets and grant disbursements. • Manages, secures and maintains the property and facilities of the museum. • Manages and leads full- and part-time staff, volunteers, and consultants. Requirements: A graduate degree in museum studies, history, or related field. Seven or more years of museum experience, preferably in and academic setting. Must have a thorough knowledge of professional museum principles and practices. Knowledge of and interest in American history, including military history. Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills. Experience in exhibition development, instructional initiatives, and program planning. Staff and volunteer management skills. All candidates must be a US Citizen/Permanent Resident legally eligible to work in the US without sponsorship now or in the future. Submit a cover letter, resume, and Norwich application: https://norwich.interviewexchange.com Application deadline: March 16, 2018.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/12/2018

Administrative Associate

Abbe Museum Bar Harbor, ME
With the mission to inspire new learning about the Wabanaki Nations with every visit, the Abbe Museum is a decolonizing museum, offering changing exhibitions and a robust programming schedule for all ages, welcoming 30,000 visitors each year on Mount Desert Island, Maine, home of Acadia National Park. Wabanaki people are engaged in all aspects of the Museum, from curatorial roles to policy-making. The Administrative Associate provides administrative support for the daily operations of the Abbe Museum and maintains a smooth office environment. The Administrative Associate demonstrates the highest professional standards of discretion and clear, unafraid, proactive communication skills. Independent judgment, decision-making authority and common sense are essential pre-rerequisites of the job. This individual will also have the highest standards of integrity, be outgoing, self-starting, well organized, tactful, detail-oriented, innovative and capable of working under pressure and meeting deadlines. The successful candidate will also be an energetic, mature, and experienced professional who can work effectively among a small, professional team.This is a part-time, hourly position reporting to the President/CEO with potential for a full-time schedule in six to twelve months.The full job description may be found here: https://www.abbemuseum.org/work-at-the-abbe/. After reading the full job description, please email a cover letter, resume or CV, and contact information for three references to cinnamon@abbemuseum.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $16.00 to $18.00/hour
Posted on: 02/12/2018

Museum Manager

Vermont Marble Museum Proctor, VT
The Vermont Marble Museum seeks a General Manager to oversee its operations at its location in Proctor, Vermont. The Museum, in operation since 2014, and housed in the Vermont Marble Company’s original facilities, displays the rich history of the marble industry in Vermont and the nation as a whole. In particular, it focuses on the economic, cultural, architectural and geologic impacts of marble in the United States over the past 150 years. The successful candidate will be responsible for the oversight of all aspects of the Museum’s operations, including daily operations, budget and finance, marketing, facilities management, public relations and staff supervision. To be successful, the candidate should have a background in museum or public attraction management with particular skills in marketing, internet technology, social media, budgeting and development. A bachelors’ degree or equivalent is required. Personal skills required include excellent interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to motivate and inspire staff and to interface effectively with the local community and the state as a whole. The candidate with these skills would be deeply involved with the Board of Directors in ‘re-imagining’ the Museum going forward to ensure its long-term relevance and value to the community it serves. A complete compensation package will be offered based upon the successful candidate’s background and experience. This position will be available as of April 1, 2018. For further information, please contact Linda Doty, Museum Manager at 802-558-9787 no later than February 25, 2018. A current resume will be required for consideration.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/14/2018

Richard M. Scaife Director/CEO

Westmoreland Museum of American Art Greensburg, PA
The Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, PA, 35 miles from Pittsburgh, seeks an experienced and visionary leader who will create and implement a compelling and sustainable vision for its future, taking a financially stable, ambitious, respected institution to new levels of prominence and growth. Interest, determination and ability to meet this challenge are required. Westmoreland’s 2015 dramatic new east wing brings the Museum to 43,000 sf with a highly regarded collection of 3,400 paintings, sculptures and other objects of American art now expanding into the late 20th and early 21st centuries. The Westmoreland Museum of American Art is AAM accredited and an AAMD member, and operates debt-free with a budget of $2.5 to $3 million, a talented 42 person full- and part-time staff and a dedicated 19-member Board of Trustees. Ten years of senior level museum experience is preferred including curatorial, staff management, financial administration and fundraising; advanced degree preferably in American art history, culture, and/or history. Position’s priorities include addressing key strategic plan goals: audience growth, Diversity+Inclusion and long-term financial stability. Positive outlook, self-awareness and sense of humor desired. Position description is at www.opportunityresources.net under "Clients/Active Searches". Send letter of interest and resume in confidence by email to search team: Freda Mindlin and Nancy Kaufman, Opportunity Resources Inc. search@opportunityresources.net
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: Competitive
Posted on: 02/09/2018

Associate Director

Billings Farm & Museum Woodstock, VT
The Billings Farm & Museum is singular among America’s historic sites and outdoor museums in offering the experience of a fully-operational dairy farm, engaging programs across the seasons, galleried exhibits, and an award-winning film. As BF&M enters its 35th year of operation, it is an exciting and pivotal moment in the museum’s history. The ideal candidate is an innovative and forward-thinking leader who will help shape future direction and success, developing strategy and organizational capacity for a new phase of growth. Functions: Participate in institutional and strategic planning; provide exceptional leadership and direction to the external affairs - marketing/PR, membership/development - and visitor services teams; assist the Executive Director in the operational direction of BF&M. Qualifications: Proven success in managing staff / highly-developed management abilities, including collaborative management and team-oriented working styles; highly organized, detail oriented, results-driven; persuasive and articulate communicator with strong written and public speaking skills; relationship-building skills; problem solver; understands current philanthropic trends and can help cultivate potential funding sources; demonstrated use of current technologies. Requirements: Master’s degree; five or more years of successful museum staff management experience; familiarity with best practices at outdoor history museums; experience in marketing and development a plus. Personal Qualifications: Integrity, trustworthiness, credibility; keen emotional intelligence; passion for history; optimistic, enthusiastic, flexible, with sense of humor. The Woodstock Foundation offers a competitive salary and outstanding benefits program. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names of three references to Marian Koetsier, Administrative Officer, BF&M at mkoetsier@billingsfarm.org. Applications will be accepted through March 15.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/06/2018

President & CEO

New Bedford Whaling Museum New Bedford, MA
Koya Leadership Partners is leading the search for The New Bedford Whaling Museum to find the next President & CEO. The President & CEO of the Museum will assume responsibility for articulating its mission, vision and value to all constituencies. Reporting directly to the Board of Trustees, the President & CEO will direct all operations and activities, and implement policies, programs, and procedures in a manner that is fiscally responsible and consistent with the organization's values and strategic goals. Anne McCarthy & Erin Reedy of Koya Leadership Partners have been exclusively retained for this search. Koya Leadership Partners is a national retained executive search firm that works exclusively with mission-driven clients. To express your interest in this role please email Anne and Erin directly at koyachicago@koyapartners.com. All inquiries and discussions will be considered strictly confidential. Contact Us: koyachicago@koyapartners.com EOE/AAO
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 01/26/2018

President

EcoTarium Worcester, MA
The EcoTarium, located in New England’s second largest city, seeks its next President to lead this award-winning, mid-sized museum to its next level of growth and excellence. Founded in 1825, EcoTarium’s mission is to “inspire a passion for science and nature” by engaging individuals and families in an interactive and vibrant indoor/outdoor experience on 55 acres. The hallmarks of the 61,000-square foot museum are its permanent and changing interactive exhibits, enlivened by a rich array of educational programs and unique special events. The museum’s latest permanent exhibit, City Science: The Science You Live, opened in January 2017. The ideal candidate will possess at least 10 years of increasing experience with fiscal responsibility in the museum, cultural, educational sectors or a similarly complex organization. A strategic and visionary thinker with an entrepreneurial spirit, the ideal candidate will have experience evaluating and growing institutional programs and exhibits. The candidate must have a strong track record of decisive and effective leadership and have proven operation, development, and financial management skills. A talented friend-raiser and fearless fund-raiser, the successful candidate will build on the recently completed Phase II of the Third Century Capital Campaign to consolidate and grow the museum as one of the premier science-based, informal learning family destinations in the region and beyond. HOW TO APPLY The EcoTarium is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants. To apply, please visit ecotarium.org/jobs/president.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 01/24/2018

Executive Director

American Precision Museum Windsor, VT
American Precision Museum, founded in 1966, located in Windsor, Vermont, is housed in a National Historic Landmark building and holds one of the finest collections of early machine tools in the nation. Exhibits are open to the public daily from late May - October. The museum’s mission is to capture the imaginations of young and old with the spirit of innovation, problem solving and design, as demonstrated through the dynamic story of the machines and people which form the foundation and future of manufacturing in America. The Board of Trustees seeks a full time Executive Director to implement the mission in innovative and creative ways. Responsibilities include leading the museum’s daily operations, developing and managing an annual budget, and overseeing a small staff. The successful candidate will have the leadership skills to represent the organization effectively to all stakeholders and the public. He or she will be a results-driven, high-energy professional of unquestionable integrity and dedication who enjoys taking on new challenges and multi-tasking. The position requires proven experience in project management, fund-raising, grant writing, donor stewardship, and program development. A Bachelors degree in a relevant area of study is required with a minimum 2 – 3 years’ experience in museum management. Experience in the machine tool industry is highly desired. Salary will be negotiated based on experience. Please see the full full position description at http://www.americanprecision.org/about/employment. To apply, please send a one page letter of intent with a two page resume to Chair, Search Committee, at info@americanprecision.org. The deadline for submission is March 1st. Please, no phone calls.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 01/22/2018

Chief of Museum Operations

Andrew Jackson Foundation Nashville, TN
The Andrew Jackson Foundation seeks an experienced museum professional to serve as Chief of Museum Operations (CMO). This new position manages the day-to-day museum operations of Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage. The Hermitage is a 129-year-old presidential home museum and one of the nation’s first National Historic Landmark sites. The CMO will report to the President and CEO, and be a member of the museum’s executive management team. The CMO will provide leadership in planning, controlling, and general operation of the museum (collections management, research, educational and interpretive programming, public programming, guest services, preservation of buildings and sites, property management, and security). The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of museum management principles and administrative practices; strong skills in project management and execution; and experience in budget development and management. The CMO position requires an advanced degree and a minimum of 10 years relevant experience in museum and non-profit management, knowledge and experience in American history, collections management, historic preservation, interpretation, and public history. Applications are due by close of business on Thursday, March 1, 2018. A complete application must include: 1) cover letter expressing the applicant’s interest in the position and the institution and why they believe they are a good fit for this position, 2) a current resume and/or curriculum vita, 3) four writing samples relevant to the position requirements, and 4) five professional references. A lack of any of these components will disqualify the applicant from consideration. Applications are strictly confidential, and must be sent electronically. Paper applications will not be accepted. For a complete position description contact: CMOsearch@thehermitage.com.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 01/19/2018

Staff Accountant

Massachusetts Historical Society Boston, MA
Major Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assists the Manager of Accounting and Human Resources with day-to-day accounting and general ledger functions, including bank deposits, credit card processing, and accounts payable. Assists the Manager of Accounting and Human Resources with account reconciliations and preparing audit workpapers. Assist with preparing quarterly financial reports for grants, (Federal, State and private foundation), including maintaining supporting records. Assists the Chief Financial Officer with audit preparation, including interacting with auditors while on site. Manages purchasing function including contracts. Provides support with office records management. Additional tasks as assigned Please send a resume and brief cover letter to: thamond.masshist.org AND wtsoules@masshist.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience
Posted on: 01/19/2018

Executive Director

Harriet Beecher Stowe Center Hartford, CT
The Harriet Beecher Stowe Center Executive Director is a flagship position in the cultural landscape of Connecticut and throughout the country. The Executive Director will serve as the chief fundraiser, spokesperson and advocate, and will be a visible and involved member of the Greater Hartford and Connecticut communities. The successful candidate will be passionate about the Stowe Center's role and future aspirations and have experience as a museum or historical site professional. Relevant knowledge of and experience with organizations like house museums and research facilities is ideal. Please follow the link below for additional details. This search is being conducted by the Consulting and Executive Transitions team at TSNE MissionWorks with Transition Consultants Michael Negrón. For the complete position profile and application guidelines visit http://www.tsne.org/executive-director-harriet-beecher-stowe-center
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 01/03/2018

Executive Director

Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Company and Museum Portland, ME
The Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad and Industrial Heritage Trust is seeking an Executive Director to be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Organization’s operations, focusing on development, and executive management. The Director oversees a staff of 4 full-time and 5 part-time employees, and over 80 volunteers. Annual operating budget is $800,000. Qualifications: The Executive Director is the chief executive officer of the Organization and, as such, is responsible for the general and fiscal leadership and management of the organization, including development, fundraising, budgets, programs, partnerships, and external relations. Above all, the Executive Director is charged with delivering on the mission and goals of the organization in a fiscally sound manner. This person plays a leading role, working closely with the Board and staff, in developing and articulating the strategic direction of the Organization and in implementing the resulting strategies and initiatives. This position requires an outstanding leader with exceptional communication skills, excellent development and fundraising skills, a strong public presence, and enthusiasm for making the case for the Organization to a variety of donors and partners. The individual must have analytic skills, the ability to multi-task, and some museum background is preferable. This individual must have the ability to work with the Board to create and carry out a unified vision for what the Organization can and should do. The ability to articulate a vision must be combined with the drive to achieve results. Requirements: Relevant experience, development skills, proven leadership and fund-raising ability. A college degree is a plus, particularly in relevant disciplines. Museum and railroad experience preferred. Salary: Compensation commensurate with experience. Negotiable. TO APPLY send resume, cover letter, and professional references in confidence to executivedirectorsearch@mainenarrowgauge.org. Deadline for applications is February 7, 2018. EOE
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: Negotiated
Posted on: 01/02/2018

Collections

Collections Manager

Mattatuck Museum Waterbury, CT
The Mattatuck Museum in Waterbury, Connecticut, seeks a highly motivated Registrar to manage its collections of paintings, works on paper, decorative arts, historical objects and archival materials. Reporting to the Curator, the Registrar will manage the Museum’s collections and help coordinate its exhibition program. Responsibilities include supervising storage, executing loans and insurance, maintaining the collections database, digital images, and all collection records, and assisting with the planning, production, and installation of exhibitions. Qualifications include a B.A. in art history, American studies, or related field; 3-5 years of museum experience; knowledge of best practices for museum registration; proficiency with collections management software; hands-on attention to detail; strong organizational skills, including the ability to supervise interns and volunteers and interact with the public; ability to assist physically with installations and to lift 35 pounds. Competitive salary and benefits. Please email cover letter, resume and references to cynthia@mattmuseum.org. No calls please. For full job description, visit www.mattmuseum.org/visit/about/job-opportunities.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: $45,000-$52,000, commensurate with experience
Posted on: 02/22/2018

Assistant Registrar

Peabody Essex Museum Salem, MA
The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) is seeking an experienced, full-time, Assistant Registrar. Reporting to the Registrar for the Collection, the successful candidate will manage outgoing loans and rights & reproduction for the museum’s collection. The Assistant Registrar will oversee the loan approval process, coordinate conservation, determine shipping and insurance needs, handle data entry, tracking and invoicing, and insure fulfillment of contract terms. The Assistant Registrar will track rights for the collection, including contacting artists and determining the copyright status of works. The position will manage the granting of rights for reproduction of works in the museum’s collection including, arranging photography, delivery of image files and tracking of rights granted. Additional collection and administrative tasks supporting the general work of the department, and courier responsibilities will be assigned. PEM encourages candidates with three years of museum experience (art museum experience a plus) and a thorough knowledge of current registration principles and practices for loans, fine art shipping, collection care, and rights & reproduction. Strength and skill in handling fragile works of art is required. The successful candidate will have strong prioritization and organizational skills; excellent written and oral communication skills; work well collaboratively, and possess a can-do attitude. Candidates must have proficiency with MS Office suite and image editing software such as Adobe Photoshop or Lightroom. Experience with a collection management database required (Museum Plus preferred). Candidates must have a BA (MA is a plus) in Art, Art History or Museum Studies, or relevant combination of education and experience.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/20/2018

Film Archivist and Curator of Recorded Media

Rhode Island Historical Society Providence, RI
The Rhode Island Historical Society seeks an innovative, experienced and energetic Film Archivist & Curator of Recorded Media to join the collections staff in a permanent, full-time position. Reporting to the Deputy Executive Director of Collections & Interpretation, the Film Archivist is responsible for the management, cataloging, preservation, acquisition recommendations and promotion of the Society’s moving image, film and audio-visual collections. S/he will cultivate relationships with filmmakers, researchers, curators, donors and collectors, through partnerships and programming to advance the Society’s mission to promote and preserve its collection of more than 9 million feet of moving image film and over 2,000 sound recordings (from oral history projects to jazz performances). S/he will also take the lead in planning to acquire, catalog and archive born-digital recordings which are in line with the collecting scope of the RIHS. Bachelor’s degree (preferably in history or a related humanities field); Master’s degree in Library Science, history, photograph and film preservation, or related field; a minimum of 2 years of direct professional experience in the care and management of historic film collections. Knowledge of current archival standards, practices, theory, and implementation with respect to audio-visual collections, including appraisal methods, arrangement and description, cataloging, preservation and access. Further qualifications include experience with and demonstrated knowledge of best practices for creating digital surrogates and supporting data storage; familiarity with current editing software, databases and data entry standards; proficiency in historical research; a dedication to collaborative work; excellent communications skills (both oral and written). Please email a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references to jobs@rihs.org with “Film Archivist & Curator of Recorded Media” in the subject line.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/12/2018

Curatorial Fellow

Old Sturbridge Village Sturbridge, MA
Old Sturbridge Village, New England’s largest living history museum, welcomes applications for a one-year curatorial fellowship for 2018-2019. This is a one-year position, beginning in September 2018. The fellowship provides an emerging museum professional the opportunity to work with curatorial and library staff on a variety of projects related to exhibitions, collections management, research, and programming. Specific duties will be assigned on a project basis and may include, but are not limited to, exhibitions; research enquiries; collections management; preventive conservation; cataloging; furnishings plans; and public programs. The position is open to candidates who have received a graduate degree in museum studies, American material culture, decorative arts, art history, public history, history or a related field in the last two years (after May 2016). Knowledge of American decorative arts, especially New England materials dating from 1790 to 1840, and experience working in a museum environment is required. Demonstrated experience with exhibitions and collections management including records management, object handling, research and documentation is preferred. Evenings and weekends may occasionally be required for programs, events, or other needs. The fellow will receive a stipend of $25,000. The position includes no benefits and housing is available at no cost. Please submit a letter of interest, resume and two letters of reference to jobs@osv.org. Please put “OSV Curatorial Fellowship” and your last name into the subject line. The deadline for applications is Friday, April 6, 2018. Posted on: 02/12/2018

Curator of Maritime History

Calvert Marine Museum Solomons, MD
The Curator of Maritime History is responsible for the maritime history collection, undertaking historical research, writing, preservation of the museum’s historic structures, supervision of boat yard and operations, and for the museum’s two National Historic Landmarks and two historic structures on the National Historic Register. This position reports to the deputy director. Master's degree in history, maritime history, or related field and four years of experience in the museum field to include experience managing staff, daily operations, customer service, policy development and implementation required. The curator conducts research for publications, lectures, maritime exhibits; compiles reports, articles, and proposals; monitors operations of the two passenger vessels, the Wm. B. Tennison and the Dee of St. Mary's; ensures repairs are completed and monitors expenses for both vessels; coordinates US Coast Guard inspections; tracks requirements for crew USDOT Drug Testing Program; supervises boatwright and the Small Craft Guild program; oversees maintenance and repairs of historic buildings to meet Maryland Historic Trust and Secretary of the Interior standards for the treatment of historic properties; directs and assists the museum registrar with collections inventorying, cataloging, storage, and management; prepares purchase orders/check requests, researches vendors, handles receipts/invoices; assists Exhibits Department in researching and preparing maritime history exhibits and signage; assists researchers in library and archive; directs library volunteers; prepares and monitors department budget and coordinates long-range planning; assists with maritime grant preparation and acts as grant manager; provides internal and community lectures; leads Maritime Tours of museum; and approves photo reproduction orders from the public. Where to apply: http://www.co.cal.md.us/employment / Closing Date: February 28, 2018.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: $60,000 - $74,000 - negotiable
Posted on: 02/02/2018

Inventory Specialist-Temporary

Robert S. Peabody Institute of Archaeology, Phillips Academy Andover, MA
Reporting to the Curator of Collections at the Robert S. Peabody Institute of Archaeology, the Temporary Inventory Specialist is a 40 hour/week position that will last for 12 months. S/he will contribute significantly to an ongoing collections inventory and rehousing project for the Peabody’s approximately 500,000+ archaeological and ethnographic objects from Native North America. The Temporary Inventory Specialist will be the primary labor force to inventory and rebox the approximately 1800 drawers of material. S/he will create detailed records and track thousands of artifacts. The position requires a self-motivated, meticulous, and organized individual committed to assisting the museum reach its goals. The successful candidate will have opportunities to broaden their collections management skill set while taking a deep dive into a long-term large-scale project. The successful candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree in anthropology, archaeology, or an allied social science, or a degree in museum studies. Some background or course work in archaeology is preferred. Knowledge of broad categories of American Indian material culture and at least 6 months of experience with archaeological material, preferably prehistoric objects. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and interest in working in a small team environment are essential. Experience with PastPerfect museum software and Photoshop preferred. Full background check required. Please submit a cover letter and resume by February 28, 2018 to: http://www.andover.edu/employmentopportunities
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 02/02/2018

Nolen Curator of Education and Academic Affairs

Yale University New Haven, CT
Reporting to Deputy Director for Exhibitions, Programming, & Education, the Nolen Curator of Education & Academic Affairs generates & leads the educational vision of the Yale University Art Gallery. This position is responsible for developing a cross-disciplinary pedagogical & philosophical approach to teaching with objects, & for developing & realizing a strategic plan for enhancing & effectively managing the department’s academic & public outreach, partnerships, & programs. Within the first year, s/he will be responsible for laying out the overarching education priorities in preparation for the development of a Gallery-wide strategic plan under the next Director. To read more and to apply online, please visit http://bit.ly/2Fk7ib2. A Ph.D. in Art History, Education, or related field and seven years of professional museum experience in the areas of education or curatorial, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, are required. Experience working in a university museum environment is preferred. AA/EEO – M/F/Disability/Veteran
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience.
Posted on: 01/26/2018

Bradley Assistant Curator

Yale University New Haven, CT
Reporting to the Nolen Curator of Education and Academic Affairs, the Bradley Assistant Curator of Academic Affairs is responsible for promoting, managing, and implementing the Yale University Art Gallery’s university-level outreach and teaching programs, and collaborates with Education and Programs department colleagues on a wide range of public programs, adult learning opportunities, and co-curricular activities that build upon faculty relationships and course collaborations. The Bradley Curator serves as the primary contact for Yale faculty and their engagement with objects, develops new and broadens existing collaborative relationships with the History of Art, School of Art, and other academic departments and programs on campus, as well as with other colleges and universities, especially those in the New Haven area. To read more and apply online, please visit http://bit.ly/2n0Xsnw. A Masters Degree in Art History or a related field is required. Two years of professional museum experience in the areas of education or curatorial, or equivalent education and experience. A Ph.D. in Art History or Humanities and university museum experience, including significant academic outreach for university level courses, are preferred. AA/EEO – M/F/Disability/Veteran
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience.
Posted on: 01/26/2018

Museum Curator

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology/Harvard University Cambridge, MA
The Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University seeks an experienced curator with expertise in the ethnography of either Pacific Islands (including Australia), Africa, or Asia, with a preference for Oceania. The Peabody Museum holds a premier collection of material culture, both archaeological and ethnographic, from around the globe. The Peabody Museum is closely allied with two academic departments at Harvard, the departments of Anthropology and Human and Evolutionary Biology. Collections are intensively used in teaching and research by these and many other academic departments. Please note: this position is a full-time curatorial position with no academic responsibilities or departmental affiliation. Applicants must be able to work legally in the United States. To apply and for additional information, go to https://hr.harvard.edu/search-jobs job number 44581BR.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 01/11/2018

Registrar

University of Maine Museum of Art Bangor , ME
UMMA seeks a Registrar to oversee the direct care of the Museum’s collection including proper storage and handling of objects, managing collections records, managing the collections management database and ensuring adherence to best Museum practices. The Registrar is responsible for preparing loan forms, incoming/outgoing receipts, accessioning objects, executing condition reports, coordinating shipping arrangements and other duties associated with planning and mounting changing exhibitions and rotations of the permanent collection. The Registrar is responsible for unpacking, transporting art, environmental monitoring, developing exhibition timelines in collaboration with the Director and Curator and assisting with the installation of exhibitions. Other collections/exhibitions duties as assigned by the Director. This position requires excellent attention to details and organizational skills. This is a full-time, on-going twelve-month appointment with an attractive benefits package through the University of Maine. A full job description, job announcement, and qualifications are available at http://jobs.umaine.edu Materials must be submitted via “Apply For Position.” on UMaine's online hiring. You will need to create a profile and application; upload a cover letter and a resume/curriculum vitae which fully describes your qualifications and experiences with specific reference to the required and preferred qualifications; and provide contact information for three professional references. Incomplete application materials cannot be considered. Review of applications to begin immediately and continue until a suitable pool of candidates is found. Appropriate background checks required. The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: $39,000 to $41,835
Posted on: 01/08/2018

Museum Director

Cuttyhunk Historical Society Cuttyhunk, MA, MA
Seeking a Museum Director ​who will manage and operate the Museum. This is a full summer commitment ( May 15-Sept 15), with island lodging. The director is responsible for the many functions associated with the operation of a small museum, including producing exhibits; collections and archives management; volunteer management; overseeing programming; advocacy and promotion of the museum; operation of a small retail store; effective record-keeping; role as an ambassador of the Museum and CHS. Qualifications: ​The ideal candidate will be​ ​an experienced and well-organized professional with a firm grasp of museum best practices. The ability to work as part of a team is essential.Minimum 2 years museum management or related experience; BA required, MA or higher degree preferred. The Director must have proven​ long-range planning experience; strong written skills; experience with creative programming, and collections management; experience creating inspirational and engaging exhibits, from research to installation; ability to build relationships and engage the island community, and other historical organizations; ability to be a team player but able to work independently, collaborate with the Society and build partnerships; capacity to thrive on creative problem solving; aptitude for learning new technologies, media and audio-visual skills; computer skills including proficiency with Mac and familiarity with PC computer, word-processing, spreadsheets, databases, museum database software, basic office equipment.Experience with social media, Excel, Past Perfect, Square a plus. Interested candidates: View full description here http://bit.ly/CHS_MD Send resume with cover letter, writing sample, and 3 references ​to the Search Committee at ​search@cuttyhunkhistoricalsociety.org​.​ No phone calls please. Qualified candidates will be contacted starting in February 2018.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Contract
Posted on: 01/08/2018

Director of Curatorial Affairs and James A. Welu Curator of European Art

Worcester Art Museum Worcester , MA
The Worcester Art Museum seeks a dynamic Director of Curatorial Affairs with a specialty in European art. Applicants with expertise from the early Renaissance to 1945 are encouraged to apply. The Director of Curatorial Affairs will play a key role in shaping that new narrative, overseeing the endeavor to merge the installations of European and American art, and redistribute galleries in connection with an ambitious campus master plan. In that strategic context s/he will also take a leading role in shaping the Museum’s collecting efforts, both by soliciting strategic gifts and by developing a systematic approach to acquisitions. Complete details can be found here: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=wam&jobId=196388&lang=en_US&source=CC3. Apply by January 26, 2018. Early applications are encouraged. We pledge to conduct a confidential search. The Worcester Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 01/04/2018

Development and Marketing

Marketing Communications Coordinator

Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake Blue Mountain Lake, NY
ADKX seeks a creative, highly motivated individual with strong organizational skills, professional demeanor and great attention to detail to work with the marketing department. Under the direction and supervision of the Director of Marketing, this position performs responsibilities related to the planning, design and implementation of print and digital marketing tools, developing and execution of marketing strategies and initiates public relations outreach efforts. The Marketing Communication Coordinator will participate and represent the marketing department during museum meetings, events and community meetings. The Marketing Communication Coordinator is also responsible for contributing to helping the general public regarding visitor information inquiries, manage outside suppliers and vendors as needed and supports the museum’s mission, brand and marketing. This position offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits. A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Graphic Design and/or Marketing, experience in a museum or non-profit organizational setting is preferred, but not required. Thorough knowledge of understanding marketing techniques in multiple mediums, adeptness with social media platforms and proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office Suite (specifically PPT, Publisher & Excel) are required. Candidate must have strong administrative skills, excellent verbal and written communications skills and have the ability to articulate the mission of the institution. The individual must have the ability to manage time efficiently and work efficiently on multiple, simultaneous projects and deadlines. Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: Adirondack Experience Attn: Colleen Sage, Human Resources Mgr. PO Box 99, Blue Mt. Lake, NY 12812 HRDept@theadkx.org www.theadkx.org EOE
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/23/2018

Associate Director, Annual Fund & Membership

Edward M Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate Boston, MA
The Associate Director, Annual Fund and Membership (AD) is a key member of the Development Team and as such is an active participant in the development and implementation of the overall fundraising strategy of the Institute, with major responsibility for managing the Annual Fund and membership programs. He/she also has significant responsibilities supporting the Annual Dinner, the Institute’s signature fundraising event of the year. In collaboration with the Alumni Relations, Visitor Services, and External Relations teams the AD will take the lead in the development and implementation of a comprehensive Membership solicitation plan and in tracking monthly progress toward goals. He/she works with colleagues in Development, External Relations, and Events to develop a coordinated calendar of events and communications for members and donors, including mailings and solicitations to achieve annual fund targeted results. The Associate Director, Annual Fund and Membership supervises the Development Coordinator’s work in maintaining the Development database and tracking system, depositing donations to the appropriate account, and in ensuring that good stewardship practices are implemented for all donors. This position will serve as a key communicator to all internal and external audiences on the importance of Annual Fund and membership support and be able to clearly articulate the Institute’s mission, vision, and values as well as goals and funding needs. He/she will use the Institute’s many public programs as opportunities to leverage increased Annual Fund and membership support. See full description at https://www.emkinstitute.org/about/careers
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/15/2018

Assistant Director of Development, Large Gifts

Worcester County Horticultural Society Boylston, MA
Direct Manager: Director of Institutional Advancement Department/Group: Advancement Job Category: Exempt, Full-Time Location: Boylston, MA Travel Required: Occasional / Regional Salary Or Rate Range: Commensurate with Experience Contact: Ali Kane, akane@towerhillbg.org THE ORGANIZATION Tower Hill Botanic Garden’s mission is to inspire the use and appreciation of horticulture to improve lives, enrich communities and strengthen commitment to the natural world. Over the past few years, the organization has enjoyed dramatically increasing visitation, a heightened public profile, and seen a significant increase in private philanthropic support. Our core values are Learning, Stewardship, Sustainability, Inclusivity, Joy and Excellence. Our vision is to grow our gardens and programs to connect with new audiences and deepen our relationship with those who know us. Our gardens will become a must-see destination drawing visitors from near and far. We will strive to become a collection of people and plants that can make a difference beyond our boundaries. We will work with others to develop and disseminate plant-based solutions to societal issues. Finally, we will lead some of those efforts to build a better world with plants and people. GENERAL SUMMARY OF THE POSITION Under the general direction of the Director of Institutional Advancement, the Assistant Director of Development for Major Gifts will be responsible for developing and managing a pool of prospects that have the potential to contribute $10,000 - $50,000 or more in support of the institution’s fundraising priorities. This is a campaign position, with the possibility of becoming permanent. For a complete description and application instruction follow the link: http://1vy3xb4dnlyw2hi8ft1pvwr0.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Assistant-Director-of-Development-3.pdf
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Contract
Posted on: 02/12/2018

Director of Advancement

Abbe Museum Bar Harbor, ME
With the mission to inspire new learning about the Wabanaki Nations with every visit, the Abbe Museum is a decolonizing museum, offering changing exhibitions and a robust programming schedule for all ages, welcoming 30,000 visitors each year on Mount Desert Island, Maine, home of Acadia National Park. Wabanaki people are engaged in all aspects of the Museum, from curatorial roles to policy-making. The Director of Advancement is critical to this work and is a highly visible position at the Abbe Museum, a fast paced museum environment, with three areas of focus—donor and fund development, marketing and public relations, and event production. The ideal candidate is an experienced nonprofit professional with an entrepreneurial and creative approach. She/he has demonstrated success in obtaining major funding from individuals, corporations, foundations, and/or government entities. She/he will have the proven ability to identify prospective donors and will be energized by the challenge of developing those individuals into leadership donors. The successful candidate will also be an energetic, mature, and experienced manager who can work effectively among a small, professional team. The full job description may be found here: https://www.abbemuseum.org/work-at-the-abbe/. After reading the full job description, please email a cover letter, resume or CV, and contact information for three references to cinnamon@abbemuseum.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: $50,000-$70,000
Posted on: 02/12/2018

Marketing & Events Director

Old South Meeting House Boston, MA
Old South Meeting House, a busy museum, National Historic Landmark and active gathering place for civic dialogue and free expression in downtown Boston, seeks enthusiastic team-oriented professional to market the museum and its programs to tourist and local audiences, and develop, market and manage a busy schedule of facility rentals, including wedding ceremonies, corporate events and programs with non-profit organizations. This key position reports to the Executive Director and works in close collaboration with a small professional staff to develop, implement, evaluate and strengthen marketing and audience development in alignment with the museum’s mission and strategic goals. Responsibilities include developing and implementing comprehensive publicity and marketing plans, directing facility rentals from first contact to post-event wrap up and developing strong strategic partnerships to increase museum visibility and fund operations. Seeking positive, diplomatic and collaborative professional with: 3+ years related experience; excellent interpersonal, organizational, written and verbal communication skills; ability to articulate the mission to diverse audiences; track record of developing and maintaining a range of strategic relationships; professional and flexible manner; a self-starter as well as a team player who can interact effectively with broad range of people; ability to function as a key member of a small staff in a collaborative environment and manage multiple priorities. Museum experience and interest in history and/or free speech a plus. Salaried full time position requiring some evening and occasional weekend hours as needed. Apply by or before Feb 26. Please send cover letter, resume, writing sample and 3 references to ecurran@osmh.org marked “Marketing & Events Search” No phone calls please. www.osmh.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/09/2018

Advancement Coordinator

Ogunquit Museum of American Art Ogunquit, ME
Under the direction of Executive Director, the Advancement Coordinator serves as the primary contact and information coordinator for all advancement activities at the Ogunquit Museum of American Art. This part-time (25-30 hours per week) position is responsible for coordinating memberships, corporate partnerships, fundraising events, grant development and individual donations. A creative thinker and team player, the Advancement Coordinator will have a key role in coordinating the Museum’s advancement and development efforts, working to organize and expand OMAA’’s overall fundraising efforts to secure resources for the Museum’s mission and vision for the future. S/he will serve as a key cultivator and solicitor of partners and donors in support of connecting the Museum to the broader community, including current and prospective constituents. The Ogunquit Museum of American Art is is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply for this position by sending a cover letter and resume to hr@ogunquitmuseum.org. For a complete job description, visit https://ogunquitmuseum.org/about-us/work-volunteer-omaa/.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 02/09/2018

Director of Marketing

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art Hartford, CT
The Wadsworth Atheneum seeks a marketing professional with significant experience and creative energy to lead and coordinate its institution-wide approach to growing our audience. All aspects of brand development, strategic partnerships, promotions, and media relations are encompassed by this role, as well as participation on the senior management team. Ideal qualifications include: a sophisticated visual aesthetic appropriate to an art museum setting; superb poise, presentation and public speaking skills; and a high level of professional integrity, diplomacy, and discretion. Key competencies range from a unique ability to transform relationships into substantive partnerships; applying your passion for the arts through creative story-telling and audience-centric marketing; to flexible writing skills which can transform content for every channel; and use of your ability to influence, empathize, and collaborate to understand and connect with our audience. Essential responsibilities: Lead, create, manage, and implement multi-year marketing and promotions which support the institution’s strategic priorities. Manage the institution’s aesthetic vision and voice in all content development. Take ownership and lead strategy and relationships related to public relations activities, publications, media relations, and advertising campaigns, press previews, and special events. Identify and leverage cross-marketing opportunities with a variety of community, state, and regional partners. Serve as spokesperson for the institution in the community, the field, and media. Send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to: Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Attn: HR Dept, 600 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103, or to HR@wadsworthatheneum.org Deadline for applications: March 9, 2017. The Wadsworth Atheneum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/08/2018

Director of Development

Rhode Island Historical Society Providence, RI
As we prepare for our bicentennial celebration in 2022, the RIHS, a Smithsonian Affiliate, is looking for a skilled fundraiser with a minimum of five years’ experience in development, with supervisory experience, who can also help raise our profile; in addition, the successful candidate will understand that convincing the community to give to us is predicated upon what we can give back to the community. The RIHS’s members, supporters, sponsors, and partners are crucial to our strategic plan; therefore, the Director of Development will play a key role in cultivating, maintaining, and enhancing these relationships. Duties and Responsibilities Create and implement a dynamic annual development plan and strategy; Oversee and manage membership program Oversee and manage the RIHS Annual Fund; Manage relationships with Board of Trustees, donors and prospective donors, as well as fundraising volunteers and staff; Identify, qualify, research, cultivate, solicit, and steward high-level supporters Work with senior leadership and the Communications Manager to develop and implement a comprehensive marketing and public relations strategy; Work with Executive Director to implement comprehensive and integrated planned giving, endowment, and legacy naming opportunity programs; Develop, achieve, and report on key financial and development goals; Manage Development Committee Work with staff across departments to coordinate grant proposals and reports; and Proficiently use the DonorPerfect database as a fundraising tool TO APPLY Email cover letter, resume/CV, and the names of three references to jobs@rihs.org, attention C. Morgan Grefe, RIHS Executive Director, with “Director of Development” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: 4013318575
Posted on: 02/06/2018

Photography Internship

Heritage Museums and Gardens Sandwich, MA
This position performs duties in support of Marketing and Communications, Social and Print Media. The ideal candidate would be a self-starter who would be interested and focused on taking pictures of various events and programs during the HMG 2018 season. This candidate would also be charged with updating and keeping organized the online photography library. Send a resume, cover letter to Judith Goetz, Director of Marketing, Communications, and Public Relations at jgoetz@heritagemuseums.org. No calls, please. Please reference this internship in the subject line of your email.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 02/02/2018

Director of Major Gifts

Seacoast Science Center Rye, NH
The Seacoast Science Center seeks a skilled major gift fundraiser to join its team. The Director of Major Gifts primary responsibility will be achieving the Seacoast Science Center’s major gift fundraising and planned giving program objectives. Reporting to the Vice President, and working in collaboration with the President and the fundraising team, the Director of Major Gifts will be responsible for identifying, cultivating, and soliciting prospective major gifts donors and planned giving donors. This involves prospect research, the development of effective solicitation strategies, and stewarding donors throughout the major giving process. The Director of Major Gifts will develop and maintain donor portfolios while helping to create and sustain a community of donors in the Center’s Annual Giving Society. This individual will work with board members and senior staff to coordinate and execute long-term fundraising initiatives. The ideal candidate will have an undergraduate degree and at least five years of major gift/planned giving experience and preferably be familiar with marine science, education or museum related nonprofits. Highly qualified candidates will be comfortable with current nonprofit fundraising best practices and have firsthand experience with donor management applications and wealth screening software. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position. Some travel and evening hours will be required. Please send resume, cover letter, writing sample, references, and salary requirements to careers@sscnh.org. The Seacoast Science Center is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience
Posted on: 02/02/2018

Development Assistant

Cahoon Museum of American Art Cotuit, MA
As part of a small, highly engaged development team, the Development Assistant supports the Cahoon Museum’s fundraising and membership programs that advance the Museum’s mission. The Development Assistant will handle a variety of tasks related to donor stewardship, including providing essential database support by updating and maintaining donor history files in Altru, tracking donor stewardship and new donor development efforts, and conducting donor research. This position will support special events by assisting with event attendee registration, setting up, working at, and breaking down events. A bachelor’s degree and two to five years of administrative support experience are required. Experience with data entry and data management; strong writing, analytic, and research skills; detail-oriented and highly organized with ability to manage multiple projects; interest in and desire to learn how to become an impactful development professional; work collaboratively within a team environment and independently, as required; ability to work well with diverse constituents, including donors, staff, volunteers, Board of Trustees, the general public, and representatives of public and private organizations; proficiency in Microsoft office and Raiser’s Edge or Altru required. Interest in the arts and the museum’s mission, a plus. Please send a cover letter and resume to: employment@cahoonmuseum.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Contract
Posted on: 01/29/2018

Senior Development Officer

Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum Ridgefield, CT
The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum is seeking an energetic Senior Development Officer. Founded in 1964, The Aldrich is dedicated to fostering the work of pioneering artists whose ideas and interpretations of the world around us serve as a platform to encourage creative thinking. It is the only museum in Connecticut devoted to the art of our time, and throughout its fifty-year history, has been a leading figure in current cultural dialogue presenting pioneering exhibitions of contemporary art, engaging its community through thought provoking interdisciplinary programs, and presenting innovative educational initiatives. Responsibilities: development and implementation of creative strategies to achieve fundraising; active cultivation/stewarding of upper level donors; research, identification and cultivation of prospective donors; development of a dynamic membership program; manage annual Trustee Giving goal; develop/maintain the Institutional Grants calendar; write/edit all major institutional and government funding proposals; create membership materials, Annual Fund and direct mail appeals, renewals, and acquisitions; author board reports and attend board meetings, partner with trustees to initiate/manage donor cultivation and solicitation, etc.; manage full-time Development Associate and their supervision of development staff. Experience: minimum of 5 years of full-time non-profit fundraising, preferably in the arts; proven track record of success in individual giving, membership, and grants; strong writing and interpersonal skills; professional, friendly demeanor; experience in engaging with donors, prospective donors, and trustees; strong budgeting skills; Raiser’s Edge or other comparable database knowledge/experience; ability to remain flexible and focused in a demanding work environment.Send cover letter and resume to jobs@aldrichart.org, with subject line "Senior Development Officer." Qualified candidates will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 01/25/2018

Raiser's Edge Database Coordinator

Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum Ridgefield, CT
The Raiser's Edge Database Coordinator performs a variety of operations in Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge database. Reporting to the Development Associate, this position provides overall support for the Development team; assists with all Museum mailings and works closely with all database users and the Marketing department. This position will be responsible for data integrity through the proper use of actions, appeals, and package codes; maintaining constituent lists and groups; performing various data clean up tasks; developing efficient systems for data entry, prospect research, and relationship management and maintaining acquisition do-not-mail/email files. This position will ensure accurate and timely data pulls for mail appeals, event invitations and other mailing lists. The Development Database Coordinator will generate Development reports or analysis from Raiser’s Edge. Other responsibilities include: documenting best practices and policies, coding of records, and reporting protocols; researching prospects, targeting potential donors and making connections between them and other people, events, and programs; generating acknowledgement letters and tax receipts for all donations; maintaining accurate donor lists; supporting gift processing with data entry and acknowledgment processing; assisting with production of in-house Development initiatives; providing assistance as needed for Special Events and performing other related duties and tasks. A Bachelor’s Degree and minimum of two years related experience are required. Proficiency in Raiser’s Edge and Microsoft Office required. Experience with non-profit fundraising is a plus. Position available immediately. Please send a cover letter and resume to: jobs@aldrichart.org, with the subject line “Development Database Coordinator.” Qualified candidates will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 01/25/2018

Director of Development

Nantucket Historical Association Nantucket, MA
The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) seeks an entrepreneurial Director of Development to maintain and grow support from private and public sources, ensure the stewardship of donors, and actively build and manage a growing department. The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal and communications skills as well as strong computer and database skills, meticulous attention to detail, highly developed management abilities; proven track record in identifying and cultivating high-level individuals for major gifts; creative ideas for corporate partnerships, individual memberships, and events; and knowledge of planned giving. The Director of Development will report to the Executive Director and be a key member of the NHA’s Senior Management Team. Candidates with management experience in sales, marketing, and relationship management in a business environment are encouraged to apply. Knowledge of the Nantucket community is preferred. The Association offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits program. Cover letter should be submitted with a resume to Rebecca Miller, Nantucket Historical Association, PO Box 1016, Nantucket, MA 02554 or rmiller@nha.org. The Nantucket Historical Association is an equal opportunity employer.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 01/24/2018

Gift Coordinator Advancement Services

Mystic Seaport Mystic, CT
TheAdministrative Gift Coordinator will have the principal role timely and accurate gift entry, receipts and acknowledgments. The Administrative Gift Coordinator works under the supervision of the Director of Development to manage the timely and accurate process of gift entry, receipts, and acknowledgments, to verify and maintain accurate and complete constituent records in the database and work to ensure compliance with CASE and IRS standards. The candidate chosen will be an entrepreneurial development professional who will enjoy building a successful annual giving program infrastructure. Additionally, she or he will be able to synthesize Mystic Seaport’s activities into a coherent message for both external and internal audiences. Minimum qualifications include a bachelor's degree; and 3-5 years of progressively responsible experience managing donor-related activities. For full job description and to apply, please visit https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1843811.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 01/24/2018

Deputy Director for External Affairs

deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum Lincoln, MA
Reporting to the Executive Director, the DDEA is an essential member of the senior leadership team, charged with the growth and success of fundraising programs and the increased visibility of the museum and park. The DDEA, along with his/her team, is responsible for the creative design and execution of deCordova’s development program, including leadership and major gift cultivation and stewardship, individual annual giving, individual and corporate membership programs, corporate giving and sponsorship, planned giving, foundation and government grants and fundraising events. Oversight areas also include Board and Overseer relations, marketing and public relations. The DDEA is also responsible for accurate analysis and reporting on the museum’s current position, prospective results, forecasts and trends and regularly participates in the art community and donor social circle, delivering deCordova’s mission and shared vision for the future. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of meeting or exceeding fundraising goals through leadership, strategic development, oversight and hands on implementation of multi-faceted fundraising programs. A minimum of 5 years of experience as a director of a development program with a staff of 5 or more is required. Experience identifying, cultivating and closing principal and leadership gifts, managing an annual fund and capital events is also required. Knowledge of marketing and communication strategies for museums and/or cultural institutions and a passion for art highly desired. Please submit a cover letter and resume as a pdf file (no MS Word please) by March 1, 2018 to hr@decordova.org. Please include DDEA in the subject line of email submissions.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: 7812593685
Posted on: 01/24/2018

Development Coordinator

Cape Ann Museum Gloucester, MA
Development Coordinator The Cape Ann Museum, a dynamic regional museum celebrating the arts, history and culture of its Cape Ann communities, seeks a Development Coordinator to assist in the coordination of all development activities of the Museum. Under the supervision of the Director of Development and in partnership with the Director, the Board, staff and volunteers, the Development Coordinator’s duties include: Assistance in raising levels of all aspects of development, including individual/corporate giving, major gifts, sponsorships, foundation support, annual funds and special events; Oversight and management of donor database and mailing lists, including donor tracking, memberships (individual/corporate), renewals, acknowledgements, gifts, annual appeals and capital campaigns; Production of progress/activity reports for management, board, auditors and committees; Donor identification, cultivation and stewardship; Planning and implementation of member events and other duties, as required. The candidate must have the proven ability to coordinate development activities of a museum or non-profit organization. Experience with donor database management is required and knowledge of DonorPerfect database software is highly desirable. Capital campaign management/ planned giving experience is also desirable. BA/BS required. The candidate must be organized, detail-oriented, possess excellent written/verbal skills, be able to multitask and have knowledge of the community and understanding of the interests/expectations of our donors. A strong professional demeanor and interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work with a wide array of personalities/work styles and the ability to work with confidential information are required. The work schedule is Tuesday through Saturday, with the ability to work evenings/Sundays, as required. Please email cover letter, resume and three professional references to sheilahruby@capeannmuseum.org. CAM is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 01/24/2018

Marketing Coordinator

Castle in the Clouds Moultonborough, NH
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Marketing Coordinator will be responsible for organizing and executing promotional and public relations outreach to drive attendance to the Castle and various programs and events, as well as to further our mission and deepen engagement with the community. This staff member will ensure that all marketing and communication efforts are delivered in a timely and consistent manner. The Marketing Coordinator will also ensure a robust social media and web presence for the Castle – inviting audience engagement both on-line and on-site. Qualifications: The ideal candidate will bring energy and resourcefulness to this position. Organizational skills and dedication to sharing the various aspects of the Castle mission and operation are a must. Familiarity with basic marketing techniques and tracking systems is required. The ability to prioritize and excellent communication and decision making skills are essential; particularly the ability to track and coordinate various marketing efforts simultaneously. Proficiency with computer software related to the position, in particular experience with Microsoft Office products, desktop publishing software, and social media is also required. A Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or previous marketing experience is preferred. For a full job description and to apply please visit www.castleintheclouds.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 01/22/2018

Development Director

Castle in the Clouds Moultonborough, NH
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Development Director will be responsible for organizing, supporting, and coordinating Castle in the Clouds fundraising initiatives. This staff member will ensure that all ambassadors (Board and ED) have the tools and information to be successful in their efforts to increase financial resources. The Development Director will create systems, research prospects, and help with donor stewardship – supporting the ED and Board to be fully engaged in the efforts to raise needed funds. Qualifications: The ideal candidate will bring passionate energy, vision, and resourcefulness to this position and will be an organized self-starter dedicated to implementing the CPS mission. Familiarity and experience with fundraising techniques and tracking systems is required, especially regarding donor prospect research (individuals and grants/foundations) as well as donor stewardship best practices. The ability to prioritize and make decisions in a fast paced environment is key. Excellent communication and decision making skills are essential; particularly the ability and personality to motivate staff, board, and volunteers. Must have a working knowledge of nonprofit or museum fundraising principles and practices, as well as experience developing and using donor tracking systems. Proficiency with computer software related to the position, in particular experience with Microsoft Office products, donor management databases, and desktop publishing software is also necessary. A Bachelor’s Degree in a related field with a minimum of five years’ experience with a track record of success is required. For a full job description and to apply please visit www.castleintheclouds.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 01/22/2018

Development Coordinator

Edward M Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate Boston, MA
The Development Coordinator is a key member of the Development Team. This individual is responsible for maintaining the department’s gift records in an accurate and timely fashion for all prospects and donors, including individuals, corporations and foundations, as well as governmental supporters. The Coordinator provides general administrative support and maintains the day-to-day organization of donor records and prospective donor information and communications. Please see more details about the position at https://www.emkinstitute.org/about/careers/development-coordinator You can apply to this position by emailing your resume and cover letter to resumes@emkinstitute.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 01/19/2018

Development Coordinator

Shelburne Museum Shelburne, VT
As part of dynamic team environment, the newly created position of Development Coordinator supports the Museum’s capital, annual, and membership fundraising programs that advance the Museum’s non-profit mission. The Development Coordinator will coordinate the Development Department’s calendars, meetings, and travel arrangements. Support special events: assist with event attendee registration; assist with setting up, working at, and breaking down events. Provide essential Raiser’s Edge support to Membership and Annual Fund when batches, queries and report support are needed for high-peak demand (mid-summer and year-end). Support development team in implementation of donor stewardship initiatives, such as mailing annual reports, program reports, holiday cards, greeting cards, and other communications. Assist the Sr. Development Officer and members of the Campaign Steering Committee in developing personal correspondence and cultivation events. Research individual and corporate donors Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Two to Five years of administrative support experience. Strong writing, editing, analytic, and research skills. Experience with data entry and data management, experience with Raiser’s Edge a plus. Excellent technology skills including Microsoft Office. Collaborative working style: ability to forge and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of representatives of public and private organizations, Board members, volunteers, museum staff and the general public. Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment. Proactively anticipate and prioritize team needs. Highly organized with great attention to detail, planning, and efficiency skills. Applicants may apply by completing an application form and attaching it, along with a cover letter and resume to Human_Resources@shelburnemuseum.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 01/16/2018

Development Manager

Shelburne Museum Shelburne, VT
In close collaboration with the Sr. Development Officer, the Development Manager is responsible for overseeing and implementing all phases of the Museum’s comprehensive $2 million annual fundraising program including the annual fund, special events, and membership in support of the Museum’s mission during an anticipated $25 million 75th anniversary capital campaign. Lead the advancement of a strong, diversified fundraising program through annual and long-term direct-mail, special events, and database management strategies and implementation. Direct current systems and develop additional giving concepts to achieve annual contributed income goals, including the Director’s Circle and Annual Summer Fundraising Event as well as Barnstormer and High-Level Member activation. Develop the capacity of board and staff members to participate in fundraising through connecting with prospects and articulating the need and giving opportunities. Maintain and enhance systems, reporting, accountability, and evaluation of the development process including Blackbaud, Word and Excel. Oversee preparation of high-quality collateral materials, proposals, and reports. Understand and communicate Shelburne Museum’s programmatic impact in a compelling message to effectively engage potential donors Bachelor’s degree is required, with a minimum of five years of experience in fundraising. Proven leadership and management capabilities, ranging from creating and executing plans and achieving goals, to a commitment to excellence in all development activities. Substantial experience implementing fundraising plans and cultivating relationships for all funding streams with a proven track record of achieving contributed income targets of $1M+ annually. Excellent oral, written, analytical and problem-solving skills. Applicants may apply by completing an application form and attaching it, along with a cover letter and resume to Human_Resources@shelburnemuseum.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 01/16/2018

Public Relations and Marketing Manager

Falmouth Museums on the Green Falmouth, MA
The Falmouth Museums on the Green is seeking an enthusiastic and well-organized Public Relations and Marketing professional for a part-time position with the museum. This individual will be involved with producing marketing materials, special events, annual giving programs and all forms of publicity. Our ideal candidate will be able to promote the museum and its events in a timely and creative manner using a variety of media. The abilities to multitask and prioritize are essential, and knowledge of graphic design—particularly various Adobe software and Publisher —would be very beneficial. The right candidate will be skilled in writing press releases and marketing materials and have strong written and verbal communications abilities. They should be well-versed in social media, be a capable photographer, and have a strong attention to detail while also being able to work on short deadlines. The Museums on the Green has a full range of events and programs that attract differing age groups and backgrounds, and the applicant should be able to attend most events. The right individual will have at least a Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Liberal Arts, Communications, etc.) and relevant work experience while understanding how to work in a nonprofit environment. This will require being able to do multiple tasks adeptly while working independently. This position will report directly to the Executive Director. Interested candidates should email their resume along with a cover letter to info@museumsonthegreen.org or mail it to Museums on the Green, Attention: Executive Director, PO Box 174, Falmouth, MA 02541.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 01/16/2018

Director of Development

The Rose Art Museum Waltham, MA
Brandeis University ​is seeking a Director of Development ​for The Rose Art Museum, among the nation’s premier university museums dedicated to 20th and 21st century art. Partnering​ ​with the Museum’s Director​​, the Director of Development will lead the Museum’s fundraising strategy. They will be a collaborative manager, galvanizing and coordinating the efforts of museum staff and the Rose Board of Advisors. They will support and guide the Director’s related activities, ensuring effective stewardship and cultivation of key donors. This is a part time position, 21 hours/week. Key Responsibilities: Directs all aspects of the fundraising cycle, from the identification of prospects to solicitation. Develops strategies to grow all sources of philanthropic income. Supports the Museum Director on management of the Rose Board of Advisors. Coordinates planning, implementation and tracking for prospects and donors. This includes assisting the Museum Director in evaluating and setting priorities, preparing briefs in advance of solicitations, and ensuring timely follow up and acknowledgements. Works with the Museum Director and Museum Registrar to develop strategies for gifts of art. Meets regularly with the University’s VP for Development to coordinate fundraising efforts. Qualifications: Master’s Degree plus 5-8 years of work experience; 3+ years of supervisory experience. Demonstrated successful track record in fundraising for the arts, preferably within a museum. Collaborative work style, excellent attention to detail. Exceptional communication and writing skills. The successful candidate will have a experience partnering with management teams and boards to assist in implementing comprehensive fundraising efforts. To apply, and to view the full job description please visit our website: https://careers.brandeis.edu/psp/CAREERS/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=526744&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1. (search “posted: anytime”)  
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 01/05/2018

Special Events Manager

Bruce Museum Greenwich, CT
In collaboration with the Development team, candidate manages all Special Events (gala, benefits, openings, etc.) for the Museum, from concept through completion, including budgets, logistics, and deadlines. The position is charged with maximizing revenue for each fundraising event, including underwriting and auction donations, and providing financial reports and minutes while liaising with department and volunteer leadership and vendors. Proactively attend and manage each event, even on evenings and weekends. Ensure compliance with insurance, legal and safely requirements. With the Director of Marketing, implement a strategic and dynamic marketing plan for all events geared to diverse audiences; write all marketing copy for both print and digital event promotions. Propose new ideas to broaden fundraising opportunities. Coordinate acknowledgment letters for donors/sponsors. Preferred candidates can efficiently manage multiple projects simultaneously and adapt quickly to changing exhibition/event schedules. With at least 3 years of experience, have a proven record of overseeing a variety of events, including managing volunteer staff. Excellent written and oral interpersonal skills with a high degree of professionalism necessary; high energy, flexibility, discretion and sound judgment required. Bachelor’s degree required, Microsoft Office, Altru and/or Raiser’s Edge, Constant Contact, and Social Tables experience and on-line auction platforms preferred. Resume and cover letter to: development@brucemuseum.org. No phone calls, please
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 01/03/2018

Education

Program Manager, Current Science & Technology and Live Presentations

Museum of Science Boston, MA
The Program Manager of Current Science and Technology and Live Presentations is both a master educator and program manager who will teach and oversee all the educational programs that are delivered on all stages at the Museum of Science. This person will set educational directions for the Museum through the development of new methods of STEM education for the diverse audiences the Museum currently serves. This person will be responsible for supervising the development and staffing of programs, collaboration with other departments, prepare a weekly schedule for staff and overall communication and dissemination of information to all those within the Museum. Manage a budget and overall maintenance of educational equipment and when necessary repair demonstrations, theaters and stages as needed. To apply please visit: https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/736895-29458.html
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/23/2018

Senate Education Staff

Edward M Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate Boston, MA
Senate Education Staff report to the Director of Visitor Experience & Program Development, are responsible for assisting in the facilitation of the Senate Immersion Module Program, including semi-scripted role-playing of party whips, expert witnesses, Senate staffers, and others. They will also perform roles as current and historical Senators in our live theatrical programs, including Today’s Vote (contemporary legislation), Great Senate Debates (historic legislation and oratory), and Future Senator (elementary school program). SE will also conduct floor interpretation experiences with school groups, adult groups, and general visitors. This is a part-time per diem position with a flexible schedule. Primary Responsibilities: Facilitate and assist in SIM program Perform roles as needed in both historic and contemporary SIM, Great Senate Debates, Today’s Vote, Future Senator, and other role-playing and immersive experiences Ensure that the standards of excellence set by EMK Institute are reflected in the daily presentation of the SIM, tours, interpretation, and other programs. Participate in ongoing training to ensure consistent quality of performances For more information about this position please check https://www.emkinstitute.org/about/careers/senate-education-staff Please email resume and cover letter to resumes@emkinstitute.org, with the title "Senate Education Staff" in the subject line. Please, no phone calls. EMK does not retain external search firms. No solicitation calls will be entertained.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 02/23/2018

Summer Camp Counselor, Assistant Camp Leader, and Interns

Maine Maritime Museum Bath, ME
Maine Maritime Museum, an internationally recognized cultural institution located on the Kennebec River in Bath, seeks Camp leaders to join our Public Programs team and play a key role helping the Museum to continue to grow and excel. If you are an enthusiastic and creative person who cares about Maine’s cultural heritage, who enjoys working with people, and wants to make things happen, then consider applying for one of these openings! Camp leaders are responsible for guiding eight weeks of summer day camp by facilitating safe, entertaining, environmental education experiences for youth enrolled in the program. Camp leaders report to the Education Coordinator and are temporary, seasonal positions not to exceed 40 hours a week. Camp leaders are responsible for delivering camp programs and activities, ensuring the safety and wellbeing of campers, preparation of activities, and overseeing early drop off and late pick up of campers. For more information about these positions, please visit MaineMaritimeMuseum.org. Cover letters and resumes can be sent to settelen@maritimeme.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 02/22/2018

Traveling Programs Education Associate II

Museum of Science Boston, MA
Research, develop, and present exciting programs that ignite curiosity in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (S.T.E.M) so that all students may see themselves as scientists. This educator will be focused on working on our new community programs initiative and will lead projects to develop and improve program content, equipment, and training materials that they will deliver to various community partners. M/V/D/W To apply, please visit: https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/713535-29458.html
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/20/2018

AmeriCorps Coordinator

Providence Children's Museum Providence, RI
The AmeriCorps Coordinator is responsible for the development and functioning of a high-quality, long-running, AmeriCorps State program at the Museum. In collaboration with the Director of Education, the AmeriCorps Coordinator is responsible for recruiting and supporting diverse volunteers, communicating with internal and external partners and building and maintaining administrative systems. The Museum's unique national service program attracts future museum professionals and informal/formal educators. Summary of Qualifications: • Bachelor’s level degree or equivalent experience • Dynamic team player, with at least two years’ experience, working with volunteers within after-school or informal education settings • Bilingual (English/Spanish or English/ASL) a plus Visit www.childrenmuseum.org for details regarding how to apply. (No phone calls please)
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: This is a full-time, salaried position with health/dental/vision plan, vacation and personal time. Salary range is low to mid-thirties and is based on experience.
Posted on: 02/20/2018

Adult Education Program Manager

Artists Association of Nantucket Nantucket Island, MA
The Artists Association of Nantucket’s mission is to foster the visual arts on Nantucket by promoting and supporting Nantucket artists, providing art education, and exhibiting and preserving Nantucket art. The Adult Education Program Manager will work directly with and report to the Education Program Director to build a dynamic education program at AAN’s Visual Arts Center. He/she is specifically responsible for developing and evaluating classes and workshops, visiting artist series, and the artist-in-residence program. He/she will facilitate studio rentals, open studios, and other educational outreach programs for adults. He/she is expected to teach a limited number classes and workshops and manage studio operations. The position supervises teachers, volunteers, and interns. AAN is seeking a highly motivated candidate with a passion for the mission of the AAN. A bachelor’s degree in art, art education, or a related field is required. The ideal candidate will have a background in program administration. Excellent communication and organizational skills are a must and prior experience managing people and volunteers is preferred. Interested candidates for this full-time, year-round position should send a resume and a letter of interest to the Executive Director, Cecil Barron Jensen, at cecil@nantucketarts.org. AAN will contact only qualified candidates. The Artists Association of Nantucket is an equal opportunity employer.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/14/2018

Head of Academic Engagement

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Boston, MA
The Museum seeks a Head of Academic Engagement to work with university students and faculty, and with staff throughout the MFA, to develop programming, communication, resources, and opportunities that will promote the MFA in the academic community in its broadest sense, including undergraduate, graduate and community college students and faculty. Goals include strong attendance, further curricular integration, and deeper opportunities for sustained engagement. As ambassador to the academic community, this staff member should be a passionate advocate for the Museum’s ability to enhance the undergraduate and graduate student experience as well as a spokesperson for the MFA’s interest in exploring new possibilities in this area, including the co-creation of programs. S/he should have the ability to communicate in a way that excites the local student body about the Museum, its collection, and its programs. This is a term position with full-time benefits through June 30, 2020, with the potential of extension, funding permitting. For consideration, please submit your letter of interest and CV to: resumes@mfa.org, and to view additional details regarding this position, including qualifications/requirements, please click here: http://www.mfa.org/employment/head-of-academic-engagement. The MFA is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to building a culturally diverse staff and strongly encourages applications from diverse candidates.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/12/2018

STEM Educator & Teen Program Coordinator

Connecticut Science Center Hartford, CT
The STEM Educator & Teen Program Coordinator is an Exempt, Full-Time (40 hours/week) position. This position allows you to work with colleagues in STEM Education and, as needed, other department to develop themes for teen-focused programs and projects that will meet established institutional goals for teen audiences. The STEM Educator & Teen Program Coordinator will facilitate inquiry-based, hands-on science and engineering related education programs to a variety of audiences. Programs will include on-site and off-site classes and activities as well as theater stage shows targeted to PK-12 students. To view a full job description and/or apply, please go to https://ctsciencecenter.org/about/employment/
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/08/2018

Interpreter- Fruitlands Museum (seasonal, part-time)

The Trustees Harvard, MA
Are you an engaging storyteller with a passion for history and art? Do you enjoy meeting and talking with people? Are you open to learning new things and participating in a dynamic work environment? If so, we want you to join our dedicated and lively team of cultural site interpreters! Our interpreters bring the stories of our special places to life for our visitors in meaningful, fun, and relevant ways. We believe that by engaging and exciting our visitors they will feel more connected to our cultural heritage and be inspired to help preserve and protect it for future generations. . When you visit Fruitlands Museum you can go on a hike and commune with nature, learn about the lives of Transcendentalists and Shakers, explore the geographically diverse collections in the Native American Museum or be inspired by Hudson River School landscapes and contemporary exhibits in the Art Gallery. Fruitlands is a unique gathering place that builds connections between nature, people and culture by offering engaging programs and exhibits. Our Cultural Site Interpreters are key staff members in making connections between our visitors and collections. To view a full job description and to apply, click here: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=19668&clientkey=A116ACB81F47E0050535F1FC4DA6EE15
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 02/07/2018

Manager of Youth and Family Programs

Bruce Museum Greenwich, CT
The Manager of Youth and Family Programs is responsible for the development and operation of the Bruce Museum’s youth and family programs. This position plans, implements, and evaluates all youth and family programs, as well as in-gallery resources; researches content related to the Museum’s yearly schedule of 12-16 changing exhibitions and develops relevant content, then trains staff and volunteers in same; develops new programs, particularly related to play-based learning; interacts frequently with the public, museum volunteers, and staff; works closely with marketing to promote and publicize programs; monitors all relevant budgets; supervises a paid intern; teaches school programs and covers front desk operations as needed; acting manager on Sundays. A FT position with hours Sunday-Thursday, 9AM-5PM. The candidate possess the following: extensive knowledge of museum practices/ethics and museum education methods; strong interpersonal skills; learns about new exhibition topics quickly; communicates clearly and confidently; thinks positively and creatively; demonstrates interest in art and science topics; has well-developed teamwork skills; works productively in an open-office environment. Education and Experience requirements are a Master’s Degree in museum education, education, museum studies, or a related field; 3-5 years of demonstrated experience in the museum education field particularly in developing and leading programs for youth and family audiences; enthusiasm for working with young children (birth through age 5), school-aged children, and multigenerational audiences; bilingual, Spanish language preferred; prefer previous experience working with Altru by Blackbaud and Imagination Playground. Submit cover letter, resume, and three references to Kathleen Holko: kholko@brucemuseum.org. No phone calls please.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/06/2018

Interpreter- The Crane Estate (seasonal, part-time)

The Trustees Ipswich, MA
Are you an engaging storyteller with a passion for history? Do you have a flair for the theatrical? Do you enjoy meeting and talking with people? Are you open to learning new things and participating in a dynamic work environment? If so, we want you to join our dedicated and lively team of cultural site interpreters! Our interpreters bring the stories of our special places to life for our visitors in meaningful, fun, and relevant ways. We believe that by engaging and exciting our visitors they will feel more connected to our cultural heritage and be inspired to help preserve and protect it for future generations. Currently we are looking for historic interpreters/actors for Castle Hill on the Crane Estate in Ipswich who are comfortable with costumed, first-person interpretation. View a full job description and apply: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=19608&clientkey=A116ACB81F47E0050535F1FC4DA6EE15
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 02/02/2018

Program Manager, Current Science & Technology and Live Presentations

Museum of Science Boston, MA
The Program Manager of Current Science and Technology and Live Presentations is both a master educator and program manager who will teach and oversee all the educational programs that are delivered on all stages at the Museum of Science. This person will set educational directions for the Museum through the development of new methods of STEM education for the diverse audiences the Museum currently serves. This person will be responsible for supervising the development and staffing of programs, collaboration with other departments, prepare a weekly schedule for staff and overall communication and dissemination of information to all those within the Museum. Manage a budget and overall maintenance of educational equipment and when necessary repair demonstrations, theaters and stages as needed. M/V/D/W To apply, please visit https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/689842-29458.html
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 01/30/2018

Program Officer

Maine Humanities Council Portland, ME
The Maine Humanities Council is seeking someone exceptional to join our team. In this complex world the MHC uses old-school tools – books, poetry, history, big ideas – to foster meaningful connection and positive change in communities throughout Maine. The full-time Program Officer will collaborate with other MHC staff to manage a portfolio of programs. Responsibilities include: Identifying and articulating program goals, content and direction in collaboration with Program Director; working to ensure the MHC’s programs include a diverse range of people and perspectives; establishing and managing annual program budgets. The ideal candidate will be perceptive, deep-thinking, persistent, outgoing, adaptable, patient, kind, imaginative, and will have at least 5 years pertinent experience. To apply, please forward a resume, a cover letter describing your interest in and suitability for the position, and contact information for three references to info@mainehumanities.org. To ensure full consideration, please apply by Friday, February 16, 2018. For full position description, visit mainehumanities.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 01/30/2018

Lead Interpreter, The Old Manse (year-round, part-time)

The Trustees Concord, MA
Are you an experienced interpreter at a small museum or historic house museum looking for an opportunity to take on additional leadership? This position offers experienced interpreters a chance to share and grow their skills as an interpreter by serving as a mentor for new and developing staff members, and taking on additional responsibilities including opening and closing the site, money handling, and program development and evaluation. The Old Manse, a National Historic Landmark, is the birthplace of American literature and philosophy. Built in 1770 for patriot minister William Emerson, The Old Manse became the center of Concord’s political, literary, and philosophical revolutions over the next century. The first shots of the Revolutionary War were fired within earshot of The Old Manse. Decades later, The Old Manse was home to Ralph Waldo Emerson when he wrote this famous essay “Nature” and to Nathaniel Hawthorne when he wrote “Mosses from an Old Manse.” Leading Transcendentalists were frequent visitors, including Henry David Thoreau, Bronson Alcott, and Margaret Fuller. The tours, programs, and special events hosted at The Old Manse bring the intellectual ferment of early Concord to life. To apply and to view a full job description, click here: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=19508&clientkey=A116ACB81F47E0050535F1FC4DA6EE15
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 01/29/2018

Manager of Education Services

Metropolitan Waterworks Museum Chestnut Hill, MA
The Metropolitan Waterworks Museum seeks an experienced educator to develop and deliver interpretive programming to youth and adult visitor groups. Located on the edge of Boston, in the historic pumping station that served as the crown jewel of Boston’s municipal water system, this unique museum addresses the topics of engineering, public health, social history, architecture and water resource issues. Working collaboratively with a small staff and a group of dedicated volunteers, this is an opportunity to be involved in all aspects of a growing museum, including tours, volunteer training, exhibits, outreach and special events. This position requires an ability to creatively engage with diverse audiences. Experience with delivery of STEM or history programming preferred. This is a 20 hr per week position, with the expectation that occasional week-end or evening hours may be required.To apply, email cover letter, resume and the names and contact information of three professional references to Eric.Peterson@waterworksmuseum.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 01/29/2018

Public Programs Manager

Shelburne Museum Shelburne, VT
The Public Programs Manager is the strategic leader of programs that serve adult and general Museum audiences, including oversight of seasonal interpretive staff, and design and implementation of large-scale family day events. Responsibilities include: strategic development of adult education programming, including programming for special audiences, develop and utilize qualitative and quantitative tools to evaluate guide and public program, hire, schedule, train, manage and evaluate visitor guides, develop and implement training curriculum, program budget management; purchasing and staffing decisions in consultation with department director and team planning on visitor engagement strategies. Master’s Degree in education/ art education / museum education, three to five years of experience in adult education in a cultural resources setting and three to five years of experience in the museum field preferred. Qualifications: A creative and dynamic out of the box thinker, able to generate new strategies for connecting with diverse and emerging audiences. Awareness of trends and current research on adult learning in museum.s Must be available to work evenings, weekends and holidays, as required by programming schedule. A flexible and skilled problem solver. Comfort and skill in working with diverse, multi-generational staff. Excellent written and oral communications skills. Proficient with technology and Microsoft Office suite. Ability to walk, stand, sit and lift throughout the day. Highly organized and detail oriented; able to juggle multiple projects with occasionally competing deadlines Applicants may apply by completing an application form and attaching it, along with a cover letter and resume to HumanResources@shelburnemuseum.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 01/26/2018

Historical Interpreter

Strawbery Banke Museum Portsmouth, NH
Using Strawbery Banke’s buildings, collections, landscapes and written resources, promote the Museum’s mission to share the ongoing history of a seaport neighborhood, celebrating the lives of ordinary individuals and the value of community by helping museum visitors engage with the past. Develop familiarity with interpretive topics and the historical timeline of the site; Interact with visitors of all ages, interests, abilities and backgrounds to bring about new understandings of history and themselves; Assist with exhibit interpretation, museum teaching, and/or skills demonstration; Provide excellent customer service and relations to deliver an outstanding visitor experience. This is a seasonal position (May – October) and weekend work is required. For a full description, visit www.strawberybanke.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $8.25/hour
Posted on: 01/25/2018

Parent Educator/ Brain Building Together Explorer (floor staff)

Discovery Museum Acton, MA
Share Brain Building Moments with caregivers, infants, and toddlers through supportive conversations and play in the new, Brain Building Together (BBT) early childhood exhibit in our new museum building opening in February 2018! BBT Explorers/ Parent Educators operate the BBT exhibit designed for adults with children ages birth – 3. This position promotes enjoyable and meaningful visitor experiences, maintains a safe and clean environment, and supports the exhibit’s educational goals by helping adult caregivers understand their role in their child’s healthy development through casual conversations and play. BBT Explorers/ Parent Educators collaborate with the Director of Early Childhood Education to further develop and implement this new, high-quality, learning and play exhibit environment for families with infants and toddlers. Qualifications: We seek applicants with the ability to create a warm, welcoming, developmentally appropriate, and supportive environment for diverse parents, caregivers, and young children. Applicants must have a background in early childhood development. Must be comfortable standing, stooping, and sitting on the floor. Professional experience as a parent educator or infant/toddler educator is preferred but not required. Other preferred qualifications include: experience with educational documentation, knowledge of a language other than English, and/or skill in a creative, enrichment area. To apply: Please send resume and cover letter to Alli Leake, aleake@discoverymuseums.org. No phone calls, please.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $13/hour
Posted on: 01/19/2018

Assistant Tutor

Historic Deerfield, Inc. Deerfield, MA
Assistant Tutor, Historic Deerfield Summer Fellowship Program, Historic Deerfield, Deerfield, MA Based at Historic Deerfield Museum, the Assistant Tutor provides program support to the Director of the Summer Fellowship Program and mentors seven undergraduate fellows. This position requires strong organizational skills and an accompanying interest in and ability to collaborate and work in group settings. Museum or other public history experience a plus; applicants must hold a valid driver’s license and be comfortable with driving extended distances (see description of museum visits and week-long trip, below.) Minimum requirements: Master’s level coursework in History (American) or related discipline (American Studies, Art History, Public History, etc.) The Assistant Tutor assists with seminars on early New England history, material culture and museum studies; advises, assists and mentors independent research and writing projects; oversees residential life including daily meal details; monitors evening hours at the museum’s research library; arranges and participates in day-long museum visits and a week-long trip at the end of the program that includes Washington DC, Williamsburg (VA), Winterthur (DE), and New York; provides other administrative support as needed; assists with Program wrap-up and works on Summer Fellowship Alumni Newsletter at Program conclusion (August 14-17.) Dates: June 4-Aug. 17, 2018. Salary: $4250.00; furnished apartment and all meals included. To apply, email or mail a letter of interest, vita and three references by Friday, March 9, 2018 to: Barbara A. Mathews, Public Historian and Director of Academic Programs, Historic Deerfield, Deerfield, MA 01342. Email: bmathews@historic-deerfield.org Phone: (413) 775-7207
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 01/10/2018

Public Programs Facilitator

New England Air Museum Windsor Locks, CT
The New England Air Museum seeks outgoing individuals to join our team as Public Program Facilitators. This position plays an essential role in providing high quality experiences for our youth and family visitors. Public Program Facilitators are responsible for proactively engaging museum visitors through Build & Fly Challenges, interactive Flight Science demonstrations, Story Time, children’s birthday parties, tours, flight simulators, and open cockpit experiences in historic aircraft. Other duties include assisting with scout programs and special events as needed. Experience working with children in educational or youth development settings is required, as is an interest in aerospace history. Some college coursework in Education, History, Science, or a related field is also required. This is a part-time, non-exempt position that pays $13 per hour and requires weekend availability. Some weekday availability is also required during school vacation weeks and the months of July and August. Standard hours are 10:00am-3:00pm, with some evenings as needed. Public Program Facilitators average between 4-6 shifts per month during the school year and up to 5 shifts per week during school vacation weeks and summer months. This position is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check. Email cover letter and resume to Amanda Goodheart Parks, Director of Education, at agparks@neam.org by February 5, 2018. No phone calls please. The New England Air Museum is an equal opportunity employer. Click here for a complete job description: http://neam.org/air-museum-news.php
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $13 per hour
Posted on: 01/02/2018

Exhibits

Manager of Interpretation & Historic Sites

Connecticut Landmarks Hartford, CT
Connecticut Landmarks (CTL) is seeking an individual that is hungry to make a difference: an individual who fervently believes that history is a tool for meaning-making and the understanding of contemporary issues. The successful candidate is comfortable taking calculated risks, using the best research to develop experiences that visitors find meaning in, and in developing, testing, and implementing new methods of interpretation to make that happen. The Manager will ensure that visitors receive high-quality, meaningful experiences through the development of on-site exhibitions and programs; design and implement new dialogue-based experiences at our properties; and lead interpretive and community engagement staff, and empower them to fulfill their site-specific interpretive goals. The position will inspire youth and teams through our youth development and engagement initiatives at three properties; use evidence and research to inform decision-making and assess effectiveness, including evaluation processes and practices working with consulting audience researchers; and create and implement earned-income strategies. We are looking for a proven leader with a strong desire to transform historic house museums into meaningful community assets, 5-10 years of museum experience, and an MA. See more information at https://www.ctlandmarks.org/opportunities. Apply by March 16, 2018.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/22/2018

The Linda Wyatt Gruber '66 Curatorial Fellowship in Photography

Wellesley College Wellesley, MA
The Davis Museum at Wellesley College seeks applications for the Linda Wyatt Gruber ’66 Curatorial Fellowship in Photography. The Gruber Fellowship is a dynamic opportunity for emerging curators focused on photography, and offers an outstanding 2-year curatorial appointment to a recent PhD in Art History and or an allied field with specialization in the history of photography. To see the full ad and to apply for this position please go to http://career.wellesley.edu/postings/2093
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/22/2018

Exhibitions Coordinator

Dartmouth College Hanover, NH
The Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire, seeks an exhibitions coordinator to help with the administration, scheduling, implementation, budgeting, and completion of all components of exhibition and installation projects for the museum. Working closely with the head of exhibitions design and planning, and the deputy director, along with other museum team members, the exhibitions coordinator creates, monitors, and communicates staff-wide schedules for exhibitions and other museum display spaces, partnering with key staff to assure clear communication of museum priorities. The exhibitions coordinator also coordinates logistics for Hood-initiated loan exhibitions and exhibitions borrowed from other institutions, participates in the development of, and monitors budgets for all exhibitions, facilitates gallery interpretive-material workflow, including coordinating and gathering contributions, obtaining images and clearing copyright for exhibition-related publications, and coordinates the exhibitions work of the museum with other departments. Candidates should have five years of exhibition or project coordination experience in a related field, with general supervision. Some experience with database and collection archiving platform a plus. Bachelor's degree or the equivalent in art history or anthropology, museum studies, or related field, and relevant experience; master's degree preferred. Additional information and an online application may be found here: http://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/44434 Dartmouth College is an AA/EOE employer. Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/cv5vwgth8sxcwyt9 PI101183449
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/16/2018

Assistant Director, Exhibitions

Yale University New Haven, CT
Reporting to the Director of Public Programs of the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, the Assistant Director of Exhibitions will lead the development, design, production, evaluation, and maintenance of exhibitions and displays within the Peabody’s galleries, creating both traditional and innovative exhibition experiences for diverse Museum audiences that support the Peabody’s mission, both within the Museum and also at off-site venues. Directly supervises the Museum’s Exhibition Design and Graphic Design staff, Exhibition Preparation staff, and Construction Shop staff. Will serve a critical role in strategic development and implementation of exhibition and related experiences, and is responsible for recommending improvements to methods, practices, and procedures of exhibition development. Required: • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and four years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. • Strong history of exhibition development and design. • Project management experience related to exhibition development and production. • Knowledge of and experience with visitor evaluation techniques. • Strong writing skills with ability to effectively communicate scientific content and themes to diverse audiences. • Preferred Education and Experience: Master’s Degree in museum studies. Knowledge of natural history and willingness to acquire greater knowledge of the Museum’s collections, research, and educational programming. Experience working with industry vendors/consultants, such as design firms and fabrication studios. Proven ability to secure funding via grants or other external sources. Experience with video/sound editing. For more information and immediate consideration, please apply online at http://bit.ly/2CJrXo0. AA/EEO – M/F/Disability/Veteran
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience.
Posted on: 01/10/2018

Facilities

PRESERVATION PROJECT & MAINTENANCE MANAGER

The Preservation Society of Newport County Newport, RI
To assist the Properties Manager in the management of the building facilities, a maintenance team and their associated resources to ensure the long-term viability of the PSNC’s buildings. While the position has a practical focus, the prospective candidate is not required to personally provide maintenance in all instances, but to manage trades-people who have the specific skills required for the job. However, it is desirable that the successful candidate have hands-on ability if and when needed.• Review and assess work order requests in an equitable and prioritized way, managing both an internal maintenance team of roughly 10 construction trade professionals and external building construction vendors in the implementation of projects. • Advise the Director of Properties of any potential problems in meeting assigned project schedules or potential budget shortfalls. •Authorize purchase of necessary materials within the scope of work and budget guidelines. • Recommend and oversee all maintenance staff hiring, disciplinary actions and annual reviews. • Forecast and design a short- and long-term maintenance program associated with the building services, facilities and equipment to proactively anticipate and prevent potential maintenance and emergency situations that may arise. Several positions are currently posted. Scroll down to view them all. To apply for a position, email a cover letter and resume with contact information for professional references, to humanresources@newportmansions.org, or mail to Human Resources, 424 Bellevue Avenue, Newport RI 02840. You may also download an employment application, fill it out and mail to the above address.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 01/17/2018

Museum Store

No Museum Store positions are currently available.

Security

No Security positions are currently available.

Visitor Services

Patron Services Coordinator

Boston Athenæum Boston, MA
The Patron Services Coordinator will support the Patron Services and Education Departments’ mandate to maintain a well-ordered and positive member/visitor experience by serving as the first point of contact for members, guests, and visitors. As a front-line representative of the Athenæum, the person in this role will conduct themselves in a pleasant and approachable manner. The coordinator will be friendly and flexible, and will be a creative problem solver who can calmly find a solution to any problem. They will have a vigorous appreciation for American history, literature, and/or art and will be knowledgeable about the Athenæum’s history, building, and collections. This full-time position requires regular evening and weekend hours. The Patron Services Coordinator will report to Hannah Weisman, Director of Education. Please visit http://www.bostonathenaeum.org/about/employment/jobs for a full job description. TO APPLY: Please send a cover letter and resume to hrvisitorservices@bostonathenaeum.org. The Boston Athenæum is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage individuals of diverse backgrounds to apply and are committed to hiring individuals who value a diverse and inclusive work environment. Retirees welcome.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/23/2018

Guest Services/Retail Associate

Maine Maritime Museum Bath, ME
Maine Maritime Museum, an internationally recognized cultural institution located on the Kennebec River in Bath is looking for seasonal Guest Services/Retail Associates. Under the direct supervision of the Guest Services Manager, Guests Services Associates are the initial and principal contact with Museum guests and are responsible for ensuring a positive guest experience while maintaining Museum standards and communicating Museum offerings, programs and services. Specific duties include: • Welcome guests to the Museum in a friendly and professional manner • Maintain a working knowledge of Museum exhibits, tours and programs • Accurately utilize the POS system for Museum admissions and gift shop • Support retail store operations by following merchandizing plans, actively work the sales floor to identify sales opportunities and engage guests to maximize sales • Accurately reconcile cash drawers after each shift, maintain correct tour/cruise manifests and produce daily reports • Accurately use the Museum’s on-line reservation system for advance reservations • Daily opening and closing of the Museum galleries and shipyard Required skills: • Excellent communication and customer service skills • Previous retail and/or customer service experience is a plus • Ability to work independently and effectively with diverse groups of people • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced seasonal environment • Competent math and computer skills • Flexible schedule and ability to work weekends and evenings • Ability to stand for extended periods of time, walk over irregular terrain and lift 35 lbs • Must be available from May through October. Please send resumes to jsettelen@maritimeme.org or fill out an online application.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 02/22/2018

Guest Services and Retail Coordinator

The Trustees Ipswich, MA
The Crane Estate, Ipwsich, MA Do you love helping people and seeing visitors leave with a smile on their face? Do you know that when guests are greeted warmly, it sets the tone for the rest of their visit? If so, we want you to join our dedicated and lively team of Guest Service and Retail Coordinators! Our coordinators are cheerful, professional, and knowledgeable and make our guests feel welcome, valued and important. Coordinator roles include being in our gift shop as well as ticketing and running our admissions desk, which is often the first point of contact for eager visitors. Every day is different but our ambassadors continually provide exemplary customer service. To view a complete job description and to apply, click here: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=19774&clientkey=A116ACB81F47E0050535F1FC4DA6EE15
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 02/12/2018

Assistant Manager, Guest Services

Maine Maritime Museum Bath, ME
This is a full-time, year-round supervisory position which will provide an exceptional visitor experience for all museum guests. Responsibilities will include all functions of Guest Services Associates with an emphasis on retail operations. Specific duties include: sell and promote admission, seasonal tours and cruises, memberships, programs and store products to meet earned revenue goals; provide support for retail operations and inventory management; and assist with group tour, facility rental and boat charter programs. This position requires excellent communication and customer service skills, enthusiastic multi-tasking and a working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Retail experience is a plus.This position includes weekend and occasional evening hours, and requires the ability to stand for extended periods of time, walk over irregular terrain and lift 35 lbs. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to John Settelen at settelen@maritimeme.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/06/2018

Visitor Services Assistant

MIT Museum Cambridge, MA
The MIT Museum seeks part-time visitor services assistants. Duties include: greeting visitors, selling admission tickets, ringing up museum store purchases and periodically restocking store, staffing reception desk and answering visitor questions, greeting groups, monitoring visitors in the museum galleries, and other duties as assigned. Potential for evening hours assisting in setting-up for programs and other museum functions as well. Qualifications: A high school diploma or equivalent education is required, Bachelor’s degree preferred. Museum Studies/Arts Administration students encouraged to apply. Applicants should enjoy working with the public, have an interest in science and technology and possess basic computer skills. Retail/Customer Service experience desirable but not mandatory. Fluency in Mandarin and/or Cantonese a plus.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $12-12.50/hour
Posted on: 02/05/2018

Seasonal Docent/Caretaker

Bidwell House Museum Monterey, MA
The Bidwell House Museum, an historic house set on 192 acres in southern Berkshire County MA, is seeking a Resident Docent and Caretaker for a 30 hour/week, paid seasonal position, from May through October. The individual in this position will be in charge of house tours, opening and closing the Museum each day, supervising summer interns, assisting with summer programs, and providing some basic housekeeping/gardening. The Museum is open to the public Thursday – Monday during the 20-week season. In addition, the Resident Docent and Caretaker will be expected to complete a research project directly associated with the Museum, and present the findings of that research at a talk for visitors in September. The ideal candidate is someone who loves history, is comfortable interacting with people of all ages and backgrounds, enjoys telling stories, is able to work independently, and can handle fragile and valuable items with great care. Availability to work on weekends is required. Included with this position is a one bedroom caretaker apartment in which the Resident Docent will reside, free of charge, during the season. This is a desirable position for a student of Early American History or the Decorative Arts, and is a great opportunity for an individual to be fully immersed in history. Additional opportunities are available to assist with collections management, Museum graphic design, marketing or creating social media content. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter via e-mail at bidwellhr@gmail.com – no calls. Only those individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
SALARY RANGE: $11/hour
Posted on: 01/30/2018

Volunteer Services

No Volunteer Services positions are currently available.

Intern/Fellowship, Paid

Curatorial / Collections Intern

Rufus Porter Museum Bridgton , ME
The curatorial/collections intern will assist staff with curatorial and collections work, including cataloguing and inventorying the museum's collection. All collected information will be entered into the museum’s Past Perfect database. The intern will play an active role in coordinating with the 2018 Guest Curator, Eric Johnson, on the museum’s special exhibit, "250 Years: Bridgton in Art and Artifacts." The intern will give tours of the museum, including the special exhibit, assist with public events and programs, learn the management practices of the museum store, and participate in the general operations of the museum now in its new location. This position offers a hands-on opportunity for an intern to experience working on all aspects of a small museum. Qualifications: Graduate student or college junior or senior majoring in museum studies, collections care, history, art history or related field of study. Dates: May 21 - August 11 (flexible dates) 12 weeks, 30 hours per week, $300 per week. Housing stipend available. To apply: email cover letter, resume and three references (one academic) to director@rufusportermuseum.org Applications will be reviewed as received, deadline on April 1. Applicants notified on April 10, 2018. For more information www.rufusportermuseum.org/employment Posted on: 02/16/2018

Education Intern

Rufus Porter Museum Bridgton, ME
The museum education intern will work with the Rufus Porter Museum's (RPM) staff and education committee to plan and run programs that will make connections with the local community. The focus of these programs will reflect the current emphasis on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM). RPM is in a position to share Rufus Porter’s life as an example of an individual who excelled in all of these areas and sought to excite others about new ideas. There would be at least four children’s programs over the summer, patterned after those held in 2017. Ideally, the Education Intern would also develop at least one program of his/her own design. The Education Intern will also have an opportunity to work with Stevens Brook Elementary School (within walking distance of the museum) on the innovative and new to Bridgton Camp Invention, a one-week program sponsored by the National Inventor’s Hall of Fame. Qualifications: Graduate student or college junior or senior majoring in education, museum education, or related. Dates: May 21 - August 21 (flexible dates) 12 weeks at 30 hours a week, $300 per week. Housing stipend available. To apply: email cover letter, resume and three references (one academic) to director@rufusportermuseum.org Closing date April 1. For more information: www.rufusportermuseum.org/employment Posted on: 02/16/2018

Summer Intern

Castine Historical Society Castine, ME
The Castine Historical Society annually offers an paid internship opportunity for a graduate student enrolled in a museum studies, public history, archival science or related Master's degree or Ph.D. program. The Castine area, a beautiful and historically significant town on the coast of Maine, saw millennia of use by Native Americans before European contact and changed hands repeatedly from the outset of the colonial period through the War of 1812. The peninsula’s development in the nineteenth and twentieth century represents a microcosm of American commercial and cultural history. The Society occupies two historic buildings on Castine’s town common and is a 501(c)(3) membership organization with a paid staff of three and an active volunteer Board of Directors. The internship is full time (35 hours per week) for 10 weeks in the summer of 2018 with a stipend of $2,800. This internship is designed to provide a graduate level student with service to the history field while he/she gains experience with professional staff in a local history setting. Program goals, central to the Society’s mission, include guiding history walking tours and assisting with collections management. Another component is research and planning for a major exhibition titled Risky Business: Castine Shipping 1820-1870, an interactive exhibit about Castine-built ships transporting cargo around the world.  In addition, the intern will be included in the regular, day-to- day activities of the Castine Historical Society. Applications are due by Monday, March 20. To view the full internship description and application instructions, visit