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Engagement Site Manager

The Trustees/The Old Manse Concord, MA
The Trustees is seeking an Engagement Site Manager to lead the interpretation and programming at the Old Manse in Concord, Massachusetts. Built in 1770, The Old Manse became the center of Concord’s political, literary, and philosophical revolutions over the next century. It was home to Ralph Waldo Emerson when he wrote this essay “Nature” and to Nathaniel Hawthorne when he wrote “Mosses from an Old Manse.” The tours, programs, and special events hosted at The Old Manse bring the intellectual ferment of early Concord to life. The Trustees is a nonprofit organization that preserves 116 historic, landscape, ecological, and agricultural properties across the state of Massachusetts. The Engagement Site Manager will be responsible for managing all aspects of the visitor experience at the Old Manse, growing visitation and program participation, sustaining partnerships in the Concord community, developing promotional materials with a focus on social media, being accountable for program and event revenue and expenses, and for tracking and evaluating the success of Old Manse initiatives. Essential Qualifications: The ability to inspire a passion for literature, history and philosophy as embodied by the Old Manse. 5+ years of progressively responsible experience in visitor engagement, education, interpretation, and/or sales/customer service with three years as a manager or supervisor of staff; experience in developing and implementing visitor experiences, tours, activities, and interpretive materials; and proficiency in modern technology and social media. B.A. in related field required. Advanced degree in literature, history, or philosophy highly desirable. Excellent benefits. For more details: http://bit.ly/2pLsf7D
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience.
Posted on: 04/21/2017

Junior Accountant

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston, MA
The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is seeking a full time Junior Accountant to join the Finance team. Reporting to the Controller, this position is an integral member of a three person team. The successful candidate will be responsible for facilitating all accounts payable recording, reporting and disbursements, paying particular attention to employee expense reports, corporate credit card reports and disbursement scheduling. He/she will also be responsible for cash handling, some balance sheet account reconciliations, and other accounting, payroll, administrative, and financial support as needed. For more information and to apply: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/4896
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 04/06/2017

Controller

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston, MA
The Controller, in consultation with the Board and other senior managers, is responsible for developing, implementing and ensuring compliance with sound and prudent financial policies and practices consistent with generally accepted accounting principles and the goals of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (ISGM). He/She is responsible for maintaining and continuously improving the system of financial controls, including general accounting, investment and endowment accounting, banking, payroll and benefits processing and department management. The successful candidate will develop and maintain strong, effective working relationships with internal departments including Development, Curatorial, Education, and Operations, through collaborative leadership. The Controller reports to the Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer of the ISGM and is responsible for the daily supervision of, and work delegation for the Accountant and Junior Accountant. For more information and to apply: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/4499
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 04/06/2017

Human Resources Manager

Plimoth Plantation Plymouth, MA
Plimoth Planation is a living history museum located in Plymouth, MA. The Museum is well-known and admired as a unique destination for its thought-provoking, entertaining and fascinating living history programs and exhibits. The Museum is seeking a Human Resources Manager. Responsibilities include recruitment, training, coaching, labor relations, and assistance with HR administration. Through mentoring, coaching and training, support managers in their work with their direct reports. Assist with labor relations, working closely with the Director of HR, senior management and legal counsel. Partner with hiring managers to support recruitment activities such as placing employment ads, scheduling interviews, conducting background and reference checks. Provide advice and guidance on recruitment and selection process, including short-list and selection; ensuring the best candidate is selected. Responsible for onboarding activities including coordinating, delivering, and revising (as needed to stay current), the New Employee Orientation program. The aim of NEO is to familiarize new hires with the Museum’s core commitments, organizational culture, institutional history, and current exhibits and programs. Assess training and ongoing communication needs for staff and department heads. Deliver core internal training events for employees and managers. Participate in providing New Volunteer Orientation. Track and report on professional development training. Assist Director of HR with general administrative duties of Human Resources department. Bachelor’s Degree required; preferably in a related field. Minimum of five years HR management experience. Nonprofit experience preferred. Experience with union labor workforce preferred. Email resume & Cover Letter to Sue Haverstock shaverstock@plimoth.org. See website for job description www.plimoth.org/jobs.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 03/30/2017

Executive Director

Columbia Museum of Art Columbia, SC
Columbia Museum of Art, SC (CMA) seeks an experienced, visionary Executive Director. CMA recently completed a $16 million capital campaign to expand exhibition and education space, received a 2016 National Medal for Museum and Library Services Award and is the premier arts organization in the State. Located near the State Capital and University of South Carolina campus, CMA anchors Columbia’s revitalized downtown business and residential area. Superb gifts from the Kress Collection anchor a growing collection of over 7,000 works of European, American, Asian and African-American art. The Museum is committed to expanding its collection of work by women and African American artists. Exhibitions, innovative educational programming and special events make CMA Columbia’s cultural hub. CMA has a 34-member Board, staff of 48 and $4.2 million budget. The new Executive Director will have 10 years in a senior leadership position, strong museum management experience, ability to envision the Museum’s future direction and appreciation of innovation. Advanced art history or museum studies degree preferred. Major achievements in fundraising, excellent interpersonal skills and ability to engage with city officials, patrons and diverse, multi-cultural populations essential. Competitive salary, excellent benefits. Contact in confidence: Freda Mindlin or Nancy Kaufman at search@opportunityresources.net
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: Competitive
Posted on: 03/29/2017

Director, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)

University of Massachusetts Boston Boston, MA
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) exists to meet the intellectual and social needs of older adults (50 and over) through a rich and varied program of lifelong learning. OLLI offers non-credit courses, lectures, and cultural events and trips each year to its members drawn from numerous municipalities in the Greater Boston area. The Director will provide leadership for the OLLI program, including program development, day-to-day operations and overall management. Responsibilities: Provide leadership and management for the planning, scheduling, delivery and maintenance of activities of the OLLI; hire, train and supervise staff and coordinate over 100 volunteers who assist in OLLI operations; handle multiple projects and work collaboratively with staff and volunteers to develop new programs, including courses, lectures, cultural events and excursions, as well as recruiting instructors and speakers for existing and new programs. Manage the production of course catalogs and other communications (website, group emails, brochures, and flyers) and oversee the registration of courses and events. Requirements: Master’s degree, preferably in educational administration, gerontology, older adult programming or a related field. Minimum of five-seven years of leadership experience in adult or community education, arts administration or comparable programs. Experience planning, administering, assessing, and budgeting of educational or comparable programs in university and/or non-profit settings strongly preferred. Apply: For complete job description, and to apply please submit your resume, cover letter, and list of three professional work references at: http://umb.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=82196 Application deadline: May 8, 2017 AA/EOE
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 03/24/2017

Director

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum Boston, MA
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) invites applications for the position of Director, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston, MA. This institution is part of the Presidential Library System, administered by the NARA. Desired Qualifications: Extensive experience directing a historical, archival, cultural, philanthropic, educational, or governmental institution; Demonstrated success in cultivating and maintaining public-private or other coalitions and partnerships to advance the programs and missions of a public or private institution; Demonstrated ability to lead and to create a dynamic working environment; Demonstrated ability to work in a large, complex organization; Exceptional written and oral communication skills. Creative and thoughtful regarding the utilization of new technologies; Innovative thinker in leveraging NARA and Foundation assets to market the museum to drive attendance; Excellent judgement and creative problem solving skills; Exceptional negotiation and conflict resolution skills; Interest and understanding of events and issues of the 20th Century sufficient to contribute appropriate historical perspective and intellectual leadership to the work of the Library and Museum and its presentation to the public; U.S. citizenship is required for this position. The deadline to apply is May 19, 2017. Applicants should submit a resume and a statement addressing how their qualifications and experience relate to the qualifications outlined above to: Fax: 301-837-3199 or Email: Directors.Applications@nara.gov
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: $124,406 - $172,100
Posted on: 03/24/2017

Executive Director

National Children's Museum Washington, DC
The Executive Director is charged with carrying out the vision and mission under the direction of the Board of Directors. Together with the Board, the Executive Director will be responsible for overseeing the start-up of the museum in the new facility and ensuring the health and vitality of the organization long-term. This will include setting its strategic direction, running a fiscally sound operation, and creating an educationally rich environment that inspires, enlightens, and engages children and their families. The National Children’s Museum is seeking a skilled museum professional with a track record of leadership, business management, innovation and sound financial control at a senior level. The ideal candidate will have a personal history of taking a project from concept to completion. S/he will have a deep commitment to the NCM mission and the ability to create experiences that address a thematic focus of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM). Experience in growing an organization via operational and philanthropic income generation is needed. Evidence of managing and motivating a complex organization as well as success in managing board level relations are essential. A successful fundraising track record is necessary. An undergraduate degree from a four-year college or university, or equivalent, is required. A Postgraduate degree is preferred. Applications and nominations are being received by Noetic Search. If interested, please visit www.noeticexsearch.com/apply to submit a current resume and cover letter. For more information, visit www.noeticexsearch.com or www.ccm.org. National Children’s Museum is an equal opportunity employer.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 03/20/2017

Financial Manager

Mashantucket Pequot Museum Mashantucket, CT
Under the direction of the Director of Museum, the incumbent is responsible for all Financial aspects of the Museum, which include preparation of reports, database management, forecasting and safekeeping. The ideal candidate is also responsible for developing, assessing, and/or maintaining comprehensive strategy to maximize revenue generation in retail operations (Museum Store and Restaurant). Knowledge of Altru, PeopleSoft, Yellow Dog and Micros preferred; Microsoft Office/Excel required. Willingness and ability to learn new programs pertinent to all departments. The Financial Manager is fully accountable for all controls, records and files relative to Financial data. Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university in Accounting or Finance required and four years related experience with some supervisory experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Apply at: https://www.hrapply.com/foxwoods/CompositeSearch.app and select Tribal Government - Financial Manager - Museum
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 03/16/2017

Executive Assistant to the Director

Mattatuck Museum Waterbury, CT
The Executive Assistant to the Director provides administrative support to the Executive Director and Board President as well as support for other staff directors as necessary. Specific responsibilities include maintaining the Director’s calendar, planning and executing business meetings, and providing support to other departments as needed. Assist Director and Board President in Board Meeting Preparation, ensure meeting announcements are distributed in advance to board and committees, assist with Board meeting logistics, and maintain board and committee minutes records. They will take on many of the office managerial tasks such as mail sorting, shipping, manage office supplies and coordinate office equipment management and repair needs. To apply: Please send cover letter and resume via mail to Mattatuck Museum, Attn: Robert Burns, 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT 06702; email to bob@mattmuseum.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 03/15/2017

Administrative Assistant

Bennington Museum Bennington, VT
Administrative Assistant Renowned regional museum of art and history seeks an Administrative Assistant to the Executive Director. The position will provide support to the director and other staff members during a two- to three-year project. Duties include administrative and secretarial tasks such as typing, filing, managing mail and email correspondence, and scheduling meetings and presentations. This position will be the administrative contact with trustees, key donors, and others in the Museum community, responding to inquiries and keeping the Executive Director informed. The ideal candidate is able to work independently, prioritize, and multi-task as well as be resourceful, a good problem solver and highly organized. The position requires sensitivity, a sense of humor, and ability to work collaboratively with staff, volunteers and trustees. Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, 2-3 years experience, and excellent verbal and written skills required. If you think this opportunity is for you, email cover letter, resume, two professional references and a writing sample to hr@benningtonmuseum.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 03/07/2017

Director

Nahant Historical Society NAHANT, MA
The Director must have enthusiasm for local history, experience with creative programming, and ability to collaborate with community organizations. Excellent leadership skills necessary with a talent for engaging diverse audiences of all ages. Confidence and curiosity are essential attributes. Must maintain a continuing commitment to publications, exhibits, programming and collections management. The Director would be responsible for managing these initiatives assisted by volunteers and interns. Responsible for ongoing recruiting and training of new volunteers. Director would work closely with the Board and attend monthly meetings in a non-voting capacity. Bachelors degree in a relevant field - preferably history, education, or museum studies. Strong computer skills a must. Knowledge of PastPerfect a plus. Start date - May 1, 2017. Send letter of intent, resume to Suzanne Hamill at treasurer@nahanthistory.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: commensurate with experience
Posted on: 03/02/2017

Collections

Collections Manager

Cahoon Museum of American Art Cotuit, MA
The Cahoon Museum of American Art is seeking an experienced Collections Manager. The Collections Manager is responsible for all aspects of the care and management of artwork owned or on loan to the Cahoon Museum. Responsibilities include conducting a physical inventory of the museum’s collections, overseeing the transition of the museum’s database from Access to Past Perfect, managing and maintaining the collections database, handling incoming and outgoing loans, and managing movement of objects in temporary and permanent exhibitions. Reporting to the Director, this is a 20 hour per week position for a two-year period with opportunity for growth. The ideal candidate has a positive team-based approach and enjoys working collaboratively with the Museum’s Director/Curator and Research Coordinator to improve the documentation, care, and preservation of the Museum’s collection of American art in keeping with best practices in the field. Qualifications include a minimum of three years of professional experience working with museum collections, knowledge of collections management best practices, and experience with the safe handling, packing, movement, and shipping of collection objects, demonstrated experience with Past Perfect, and excellent organization, time management, and communication skills. Please email a letter of interest and resume to Sarah Johnson, Director/Curator at employment@cahoonmuseum.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 04/19/2017

THE CRAIG W. C. BROWN CURATOR

Museum of the First Corps of Cadets Boston, MA
The Veteran Association of the First Corps of Cadets (http://www.afcc1741.org), a non-profit organization founded in 1876 and dedicated to promoting the military history of both the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the First Corps of Cadets (today the 211th Military Police Battalion), is seeking applications for the position of Curator of the First Corps of Cadets Museum located on Commonwealth Avenue in Boston's Back Bay neighborhood. This newly endowed position, named in honor of the late Craig W. C. Brown, will manage the cataloging, exhibition, interpretation, preservation, and storage of the Museum's collection as well as develop and maintain museum community partnerships. The curator will also supervise volunteers and graduate students, develop museum and collections policy, and participate in periodic special events. The successful candidate must have an MA or graduate certificate in museum studies, history, library science, or a related field and at least 3-5 years of museum curatorial and collections management experience. Strong and demonstrated organizational, communications, and writing skills are essential for this position. Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office and collections management software (especially PastPerfect) preferred. Veterans or those with civilian experience in military/veteran organizations are strongly urged to apply. This is a year-round, part time position with flexible scheduling; occasional evening and weekend hours required; employee parking available on site. Interested individuals should send a cover letter outlining in detail how they meet these qualifications, a résumé, and the names and contact information of three professional references to curatorsearch1741@gmail.com Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Nominations welcome.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $20,000 - $25,000
Posted on: 04/07/2017

Assistant Registrar – Collections

Peabody Essex Museum Salem, MA
We are seeking an experienced, full‐time, Assistant Registrar for the Collection to join our registration team. Under the direction of the Registrar for the Collection, you will manage acquisitions and loans to the collection from documenting the approval process and cataloguing to arranging packing and shipping. Also responsible for the creation and execution of gift and purchase documents, rights licenses and loan agreements and help to maintain the museum’s collection management database, and creation of digital images. This is a hands-on position in a collaborative work environment which also supports other activities such as outgoing loans, rights and reproduction, digitization and staff training. Some travel with art to interesting destinations is required. Three years of museum experience (preferably art museums) and a thorough knowledge of current registration principles and practices, fine art shipping, and collection care. Strength and skill in handling fragile works of art required. Superb interpersonal skills, strong prioritization and organizational skills; excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to work collaboratively and a can‐do attitude are also required. Proficiency with MS Office suite and image editing software such as Adobe Photoshop or Light room and experience with a collection management database required (Museum Plus ideal). Must have a BA in Art, Art History or Museum Studies, or relevant combination of education and experience. Completion of a graduate program is preferred. Please email cover letter and resume to jobs@pem.org. PEM is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 03/30/2017

Assistant Curator

The Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum Brunswick, ME
Assistant Curator is responsible for creating and maintaining object records, including basic cataloguing and object condition reporting; entering data in the collections management database (EmbARK); providing routine database maintenance; assisting in routine registrarial and curatorial duties; responding to photograph requests and research questions; and helping oversee student workers. http://careers.bowdoin.edu/postings/3783
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 03/23/2017

Collections Manager

Historic Deerfield Deerfield, MA
The Collections Manager is responsible for the administration of the museum's collections and associated records, the storage, exhibition, and transportation of objects, and, in conjunction with curators, the general welfare of collections. Founded in 1952, Historic Deerfield is an outdoor history museum that focuses on the history and culture of the Connecticut River Valley and early New England. It has a dual mission of educating the public about the lifestyles of the diverse people who lived here long ago and of preserving historic buildings and collections of regional furniture and decorative arts. The ideal candidate must be able to coordinate and manage multiple, concurrent projects as well as have a demonstrated attention to detail; the ability to develop, implement, and track project and departmental budgets; strong understanding of proper documentation for acquisitions, collection objects, loans, and other administrative functions; knowledge of environmental monitoring equipment and associated software, and the appropriate care, handling, and storage for a wide range of collection objects. Required: Master’s degree in museum studies, American material culture, decorative arts, or history with a specialty in collections administration, or equivalent museum collections experience. A minimum of three years of experience in a museum is required, along with demonstrated knowledge of collections care and management. To learn how to apply and to see a full job description, please visit http://www.historic-deerfield.org/about-us1/employment-opportunities/ EOE
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/28/2017

Development and Marketing

Annual Fund Coordinator

Mystic Seaport Mystic, CT
The Annual Fund Coordinator plays an important role by ensuring the smooth execution of the Annual Fund Campaign, which provides critical operating support to virtually all areas of the Museum. The Annual Fund Coordinator works under the supervision of the Director of the Annual Fund to develop and manage the Annual Fund Calendar, renewal and upgrading processes, acquisition efforts, direct mail pieces and electronic solicitations. In addition, the Coordinator works collaboratively with the Museum President, Major Gift Officers and other staff and supports stewardship and cultivation initiatives and programs to promote unrestricted philanthropic support for the Museum. Key Functions: • Work to create and implement a comprehensive data-driven Annual Fund Campaign plan designed to achieve our ambitious goals, improve donor retention rates, upgrade existing donors and acquire new donors. • Assist in the development of a coordinated calendar and identify key dates throughout the year that effect annual giving, setting milestones for communications. • Manage the monthly renewal process for “due to renew” and lapsed donors, including our direct mail program. • Support Major Gift Officers with their annual fund strategies and solicitations. Compose and customize donor appeals that highlight key aspects of a constituent’s connection to the Museum. Produce donor and prospect lists by solicitor from Raisers Edge and other databases. • Help ensure database accuracy of all donor records and produce reports that track year-to-year progress. • Coordinate in developing appeals, publications, videos, and social media related to the Annual Fund. Please view the full job posting and apply online at http://www.mysticseaportmuseuminc.appone.com. An EOE.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 04/20/2017

Manager of Marketing and Communications

deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum Lincoln, MA
Reporting to the Deputy Director for External Affairs, the Manager of Marketing and Communications at deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum is a key member of the organization’s external affairs team. The successful candidate will be responsible for positioning and marketing the institution, with the goal of maintaining and increasing awareness, audience engagement, and earned contributed income. This includes but is not limited to developing and executing an annual marketing plan (including exhibition and program focused marketing strategies) in support of the mission and work of deCordova, developing and coordinating all media relations and maintaining visual identity by overseeing all design projects. Also serves as web and e-communication content manager and assists in the planning and execution of annual events. Candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree and 3 years’ experience in marketing or related field, including 1 year of public relations experience, all preferably in a nonprofit organization. Excellent oral and written communication, project management, organizational, and customer/client service skills are required as are strong technical skills with content management systems (Drupal preferred), email marketing services, Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator, MS Office Suite, and Mailchimp, Facebook, Twitter, and other social media platforms. The demonstrated ability to work independently in a fast paced environment and a passion for art and art education required.Interested individuals should send a cover letter and resume by May 16th to: hr@decordova.org. When applying by email, include “Manager of Marketing and Communications” in subject line of email. Applications may be mailed to: deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Attn: Human Resources, 51 Sandy Pond Road, Lincoln, MA 01773
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 04/18/2017

Website Content Facilitator

Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum Ridgefield, CT
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. Website Content Facilitator reports to the Press and Social Media Coordinator and is responsible for formatting content for, regularly reviewing, updating, and maintaining the Museum’s newly redesigned website and online retail and ticketing platforms to ensure timely and accurate information is posted in a way to make the sites dynamic, accessible, and engaging. The Website Content Facilitator must have the ability to collaborate well and be comfortable working with a broad range of Museum personnel. Develop online outreach materials, including monthly e-news, dedicated program e-blasts, press e-blasts, event e-vites, annual appeals, etc. Archive and track all exhibition, program, event and institutional video/photography. Create and maintain an online exhibitions archive, including PDFs of Aldrich publications. Develop illustrated exhibitions checklists. Participate in regular meetings with external affairs, education, and exhibitions staff to identify e-communication and website needs. Other special projects as assigned by the Press and Social Media Coordinator, Graphic Designer, or Head of Marketing. Qualifications: Fluent in Photoshop (InDesign and Illustrator a plus), with a strong understanding of producing and optimizing media for the web. Effective written and verbal communication skills and excellent organizational and problem-solving skills required. Front and back end e-commerce experience a plus. Strong interest in the arts preferred. Cover letter and resume to jobs@aldrichart.org with subject line “Website Content Facilitator.” Qualified candidates will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 04/12/2017

Development Assistant

Hill-Stead Museum Farmington, CT
Hill-Stead Museum in Farmington, Connecticut, is accepting applications for a full-time Development Assistant. Reporting to the Director of Development, the Development Assistant is responsible for providing administrative and logistical support to the Development Team for membership, donor relations and fundraising activities. Major responsibilities of this position include supporting senior management with database entry related to general membership, volunteers, donors, donations, fundraiser reservations and events; researching and tracking grant opportunities; and processing financial receivables and payables. Undergraduate degree is required, as is a high level of proficiency with Microsoft Office and Raiser's Edge. Candidate should be a team player with exceptional interpersonal skills and outstanding verbal, written communication, and organizational skills. Must have flexibility to work evenings and weekends, as required by special events. Interested individuals should request a full job description via email from Holly Maynard, Human Resources Manager, at maynardh@hillstead.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 04/10/2017

Marketing & Communications Manager

Montshire Museum of Science Norwich, VT
Montshire Museum of Science is seeking a full-time Marketing and Communications Manager to develop, implement, and manage the museum’s marketing, public relations, and communications activities. The manager advances the Montshire’s strategic initiative to communicate the Museum’s local, regional, and national impact. The position oversees internal and external marketing and messaging through print, online, and social media, and supports goals for museum visitation, program attendance, and membership and development cultivation though advertising and promotions. Essential to this role are savvy relationship and communications skills, long-range planning and goal setting, a demonstrated track record of managing and implementing media, advertising, and content. See full job description and application instructions by visiting www.montshire.org/jobs
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 03/31/2017

Group Sales & Membership Coordinator

Edward M Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate Boston , MA
The Group Sales and Membership Coordinator is responsible for providing effective customer service as a member of the Visitor Services team. This person will work at the front desk directly with visitors and interface with potential clients and partners. He/she works effectively with the Visitor Services Manager to plan outreach strategies geared to increase visitation and is responsible for recruiting/selling and managing all logistics for incoming non-school groups visiting the Institute. S/He will respond to all inquires and requests, be responsible for booking, planning the schedule, eliciting feedback from and billing groups. The group sales and membership coordinator also oversees Tier 1 Membership marketing and sales. He/She will be responsible for weekly/monthly reports detailing visitation trends at the Institute. The group sales and membership coordinator will also be expected to independently manage and oversee the admissions desk on assigned shifts, have full knowledge of the POS system and procedures, and have responsibility over daily cash-handling processes as well as handle phone calls and visitor inquires or emergencies as necessary. The group sales and membership coordinator represents Visitor Services as assigned, on internal committees and working groups. Please find the remainder of the Job Description at www.emkinstitute.org/about/careers
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 03/27/2017

Director of Development

Artists Association of Nantucket Nantucket, MA
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 director of development is responsible for developing and implementing all fund-raising strategies for Artists Association of Nantucket. Reporting to the AAN executive director, the development director will be responsible for achieving AAN’s annual and long-term fund-raising goals. In addition, he/she will oversee the engagement and stewardship of donors, members, sponsors, and volunteers. The Development Director will work directly with AAN’s development, special event, graphic design, and public programming staff to support the association’s events, membership, grant writing, outreach, and marketing efforts. He/she will be the staff liaison to AAN’s special event and development committees. AAN is seeking a highly motivated candidate with a passion for the mission of the AAN. He/she must have a bachelor’s degree and five years demonstrated and progressively challenging experience in fundraising and/or sales and marketing with excellent communication, computer, and organizational skills. Prior experience managing people and volunteers and direct experience with gift solicitation, grant-writing, and donor stewardship preferred. Knowledge of planned giving vehicles, including estate gifts of art a plus. Applicants must be able to meet deadlines, handle multiple projects, and have solid writing, editing, and presentation abilities. Interested candidates in this full-time, year-round position should send a resume and a letter of interest to the executive director at cecil@nantucketarts.org. AAN will contact only qualified candidates. Artists Association of Nantucket is an equal opportunity employer.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 03/23/2017

Development Director

Museum L-A Lewiston, ME
Museum L-A seeks an energetic and committed leader to advance the fundraising efforts for the achievement of its mission, vision and organizational sustainability. The Development Director will be in charge of all individual and institutional fundraising and should have a strong background in non-profits. Must possess great self-confidence, have had experience in major gifts, development planning, entrepreneurial spirit, great personality with a good sense of humor. Must be able to work as a team member with board, staff and volunteers. This position requires a passion for results and the experience to plan and execute a strong fundraising plan for a dynamic and growing organization. Pivotal time to join the leadership team, as we move toward the development of a new museum on a new site by the historical downtown and riverfront. To apply for this great ground floor opportunity, please send a cover letter, with salary expectations and your resume with sample writings to: Rachel Desgrosseilliers at rachel@museumla.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 03/14/2017

Education

Education & Events Assistant

Worcester County Horticultural Society Boylston, MA
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. 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. The position is part-time and requires a regular schedule working on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Responsibilities Include • Assist Education Directors and Exhibitions and Events Coordinator • Provide logistical support for weekend programs, including assisting instructors with set up and clean up, signing in registrants, introducing instructors, and distributing and collecting evaluations developed by manager. • Assist with the preparation and implementation of school field trips and school-age group visits to Tower Hill • Assist with presenters and art installation, set up, storage and shipping. • Assist with event setup and support. • Assist with follow-up calls and logistics for special events. • Provide support during large events. Valid driver’s license required Physical Demands/Working Conditions • Must be able to lift 25 lbs, occasionally. • Must be able to work both indoors and outdoors. Education and Experience • Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred. • 2-3 years’ experience working with the public, preferably in a museum setting. • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. • Well organized and highly motivated. • Ability to manage multiple details and priorities. • Proficiency with Raiser’s Edge preferred. Please submit Resume and Letter of Interest to resumes@towerhillbg.org No phone calls please.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: Based on experience
Posted on: 04/20/2017

Student Program Coordinator

Massachusetts Historical Society Boston, MA
The Center for the Teaching of History at the Massachusetts Historical Society seeks a full-time Student Program Coordinator to develop and implement programs for K-12 students, and collaborate with library staff members to offer programs to college and university constituents. S/he will assist with the administration of Massachusetts History Day, and the creation of resources for History Day participants. RESPONSIBILITIES: Research and lead history-based programs to K-12 students, and work with library staff members to offer programs to college and university classes; Create and manage resources for students participating in Massachusetts History Day; Collaborate with MHS staff to prepare curricular materials for presentation on the MHS website; Manage administrative aspects of student and teacher programs including registration and scheduling, and in-house logistics; Promote CTH activities through the Society’s website, publications, and social media; Assist with fundraising efforts and the creation of grant applications and reports; Travel to local schools and organizations to deliver programs; potential travel opportunities to National History Day competitions and local and national conferences. QUALIFICATIONS: 3 years’ experience in program or curriculum development and delivery; Demonstrated success delivering programs to children in any grades, but especially grades 5-12; Experience interpreting historical documents, material culture, and landscapes; Excellent oral and written communications skills; Ability to read and transcribe cursive writing; Superb analytical and problem-solving skills; Strong planning and organizational skills with ability to prioritize and multi-task. To apply: Send a résumé, cover letter, & list of three references to: education@masshist.org, noting STUDENT PROGRAM COORDINATOR in the subject line. Please respond by Wednesday, May 3.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 04/18/2017

MuseumCorps Educator

Providence Children's Museum Providence, RI
The Museum AmeriCorps team is a group of dynamic and diverse individuals who, in conjunction with Museum staff, develop and lead activities for children ages 3-11 and recruit and mentor Museum volunteers who facilitate play and learning in the Museum's exhibits. Members have a strong commitment to hands-on learning and experience and/or training in child development. Join MuseumCorps and be part of a team that designs and leads programs for inner-city children in the greater Providence area. Create hands-on "Learning Clubs" for elementary school-aged children in after-school and summer programs, lead activities in Head Start pre-schools, and recruit and mentor volunteers who facilitate play and learning in the Museum's exhibits. Members will be assigned to work on one of three service teams, facilitate learning in the Museum's hands-on exhibits and programs, and participate in scheduled training sessions at the Museum and through the AmeriCorps program. Applicants who are conversational in Spanish, Portuguese, ASL or a Southeast Asian language are encouraged to apply. Must be able to go up and down stairs and perform frequent lifting up to 25 pounds. For more information and to apply, please visit http://www.childrenmuseum.org/ameriCorps.asp. Applications will be accepted from now through July, with rounds of applications being reviewed at the end of each month.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: 12,560
Posted on: 04/13/2017

Museum Educator

Wethersfield Historical Society Wethersfield, CT
Wethersfield Historical Society is a small 85-year old community-based organization which manages six historic structures including a museum/visitor center, two historic houses, a maritime museum and a research library in the heart of Old Wethersfield, Connecticut’s oldest and largest historic district. The society seeks a full-time Museum Educator to have primary responsibility for the research, development and implementation of its school and adult programs and busy event schedule. The Museum Educator also assists the Executive Director and small part-time staff and volunteers with fundraising, grant writing, collections care and event management. Successful candidates must have excellent communication (both oral and written), interpersonal and customer service skills and a demonstrated interest in history. Fearlessness, a sense of humor, flexibility and the ability to work efficiently in a small busy office setting and handle a variety of tasks is a must. Collections and/or archival training is a plus. This position requires the ability to climb stairs and lift moderately heavy objects, and computer proficiency with Microsoft Office programs. Requirements: minimum BA and museum or classroom experience and/or MA preferred. Please send resume, cover letter, and references in confidence to amy.wittorff@wethersfieldhistory.org Website: wethersfieldhistory.org. EOE.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: $30 - $33K annualy
Posted on: 04/06/2017

Administrative Assistant - Education & Interpretation

Peabody Essex Museum Salem, MA
Peabody Essex Museum has an opening for an Administrative Assistant supporting two executives within the education and interpretation departments. Reporting to the Chief of Learning Officer and the Chief of Interpretative Experiences and Creative Partnerships, this individual will work in close partnership with both executives to provide administrative support in all aspects of the administration of their offices, including but not limited to scheduling, phone work, correspondence, filing, office systems, routine financial reporting and other projects as required. The position handles highly confidential information and undertakes administrative projects as assigned. The ideal candidate will be resourceful, able to work independently, adjust easily to changing priorities and must possess: a minimum of three years experience in an administrative support role and a BS/BA or the equivalent combination of education and experience; demonstrable computer skills (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint); excellent telephone skills; well-developed interpersonal and customer service skills; ability to organize complex information for multiple outputs such as web and print material, ability to manage a variety of tasks and to prioritize; individual initiative; and a team-oriented work style. Museum experience is a plus. Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: jobs@pem.org, or mail to Peabody Essex Museum, East India Square, Salem, MA 01970, Attn: Human Resources. PEM is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 03/30/2017

Museum Educator

Lippitt House Museum Providence, RI
This part-time, seasonal position offers a unique opportunity to lead interactive tours and hands-on activities at an historic house museum in Providence, RI. The successful candidate will work with volunteer docents during all the open hours at the museum May through October (every Friday afternoon from 1 pm to 5 pm and every third Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm). This position is responsible for welcoming and providing exceptional customer service to our visitors; facilitating a range of hands-on interpretative programs for visitors of all ages; engaging with visitors who choose to take self-guided tours; giving tours of the museum to visitors who prefer a guided experience; and helping oversee daily operations of the museum including opening/closing. This museum educator will be trained in learning the stories of the Lippitt family and the people who worked for them, in understanding the history of Providence and the region, in strategies for engaging all visitors, and in museum education pedagogy. Qualifications include excellent public speaking skills, punctuality, reliability, enthusiasm for the subject matter, and experience working in education, historic sites, or museums. If interested, please send cover letter, resume, and two references to Jackie Delamatre, Curator of Education, at jdelamatre@preserveri.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $12/hour
Posted on: 03/30/2017

Docent Education

Shirley-Eustis House Association Boston, MA
The Shirley-Eustis House (SEH), a 1747 Royal Governor’s Mansion located in Boston, Massachusetts, seeks to hire Docent Educators to assist with seasonal programming. In addition to the mansion, the site comprises a Carriage House Learning Center, heritage gardens, and a Tea Folly. Docents will be responsible for interpreting the collections, architecture, and family stories of a diverse group of residents who called SEH home from 1747-1910. JOB DESCRIPTION: In addition to providing engaging tours, applicants will meet and greet visitors; open/close museum (including light housekeeping duties); present hands-on education; and assist with events as needed; some set-up duties included. Must be able to lift and carry wooden furnishings on occasion. Opportunities to work beyond the season exist. Shift Options: 12:30-4:30 Thursday-Sunday through Labor Day; Saturday/Sunday through Columbus Day; weekend flexibility required. Season Starts: Saturday, June 3rd; a mandatory training session will be held prior to opening day. QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of /passion for American history; comfortable speaking to and connecting with diverse audiences; a willingness to undertake on-the-job training and research to expand interest in the house, its history, and its occupants. Basic computer skills and the ability to work independently and as a team member required. Advanced undergrads, graduate students, and educators in the historical, archaeological, art-history, or related fields encouraged to apply, as are applicants with archival, exhibit, and/or public-speaking skills/experience. Kindly forward a Résumé/CV, Cover Letter, & a List of Three (3) References to: info@shirleyeustishouse.org,, noting DOCENT POSITION in the subject line. Respond by Wednesday, April 26th.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $12-$15
Posted on: 03/29/2017

Museum Educator

Old Sturbridge Village Sturbridge, MA
Do you love working with children? Looking for a flexible, part-time job in an energy-filled, social work environment? Come join the staff of Old Sturbridge Village - New England’s largest living history museum! Museum Educators are responsible for teaching education programs for school and youth groups for a variety of ages. Programs include small group hands-on workshops, larger assembly style shows, and thematic tours of the Village. In addition, Museum Educators are responsible for greeting school buses, helping to prep teaching materials, and providing input into the content and design of education programs. Qualified candidates: - Have experience working with children in a teaching environment - Are interested in history - Enjoy working with people in general and children specifically - Are able to roll with the punches in an often-changing environment This is a part-time job with limited hours Wednesday-Friday that largely follows a school year schedule. For those interested in additional hours, there may also be potential for limited summer hours for the Discovery Adventures program, and occasional weekend hours for scout programming and evening tours. For more information about our education programs, visit exploreoldsturbridgevillage.org. Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to jobs@osv.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 03/22/2017

Internship Coordinator

Endicott College Beverly, MA
Counsels and advises students in the semester long and 120 hour internship. Acts as liaison with faculty and companies to coordinate the internship sponsor’s role. Responsible for internship recruitment and site visitation. Oversee database management. Prepares mailings and internship documents. Assists students with interview preparation. Maintains internship records. Organizes and implements Fall Workshop for new students, faculty/Student group seminars and 4th year Preparatory seminars. Works closely with Career Services to foster internship opportunities. Represents the College at appropriate professional organizations. Qualifications include Master’s degree in Student Personnel, Career Services, Education or related field. Prior experience in Internship program preferred; Background in the humanities and/or sciences preferred; Ability to work as part of a team; Effective interpersonal skills. Excellent organizational ability; Knowledge of Windows and Office. Send a cover letter, resume, and names and phone numbers of three references to: humanresources@endicott.edu
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 03/03/2017

Exhibits

No Exhibits positions are currently available.

Facilities

Facilities Assistant

Fuller Craft Museum Brockton, MA, MA
The Facilities Assistant performs daily duties as assigned for Fuller Craft Museum under the supervision of the Facilities Manager.Duties include minor facility repairs such as painting, wall patching and custodial tasks including: sweeping and mopping floors, cleaning of windows and walls in accessible areas, snow removal, paint touch-up, emptying trash, cleaning and supplying restrooms. Responsible for maintaining lawn care and entranceways. Performs room set-up and tear downs, including: moving and arranging tables and chairs, setting up sound systems, projectors, and other items as needed. Utilizes a variety of equipment in the maintenance of the facilities, including: man lift, power tools, and other maintenance equipment. Other duties as assigned.Strong work ethic; willingness to work as a team. Basic knowledge of principles and practices of facility maintenance and safety practices. Skill in the safe and proper use of tools and equipment necessary to perform various maintenance and repair tasks, including man lift, power tools, and other maintenance equipment. Ability to read, understand, and complete written and verbal requests and work assignments. Ability to perform on-call duties as assigned on rare occasions. Ability to take initiative and work efficiently to complete tasks with limited supervision. Experience in facilities maintenance a plus. Ability to lift 50 lbs alone, 100 with assistance. Climbing, bending, walking required.Please send letter of interest and resume to dlebica@fullercraft.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 04/18/2017

Museum Store

Museum Shop Assistant

Fuller Craft Museum Brockton, MA, MA
The Museum Shop Assistant is a part time position staffing the front admission and sales desk. Responsibilities include greeting guests, answering questions and relaying general museum information. Duties include answering phones, registering students for classes and workshops as well as ticket sales for special events. The Museum Shop assistant also is responsible for merchandise sales, receiving and returns of merchandise, including shipping and handling. Assistant will be responsible for opening and closing register and assisting with billing. Assists other departments as needed.A commitment to outstanding customer service, courteous and welcoming. Excellent computer skills; Microsoft Word and excel, familiarity with point of sale software a plus. Ability to multi-task and work as a team. Ability to sustain frequent bending, standing and lifting merchandise is required. Retail and/or museum experience preferred.Please send letter of interest and resume to dlebica@fullercraft.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 04/18/2017

Security

No Security positions are currently available.

Visitor Services

Cultural Site Interpreter

The Trustees Mystic, CT
Are you an engaging storyteller with a passion for literature and history? Do you enjoy meeting and talking with people? If so, consider joining our team to help bring to life the stories of The Old Manse in Concord, one of the nation’s most significant historic houses. Built in 1770, The Old Manse became the center of Concord’s political, literary, and philosophical revolutions over the next century. It was home to Ralph Waldo Emerson when he wrote this essay “Nature” and to Nathaniel Hawthorne when he wrote “Mosses from an Old Manse.” Responsibilities: Lead and facilitate interactive tour experiences and participatory activities for visitors of all ages. Welcome and orient visitors. Operate the Point of Sale system. Act as an ambassador for the Old Manse and encourage membership sales. Learn and implement best practices in historic site interpretation. Essential Qualifications: Background in teaching, museums, customer service, and/or theater. Enjoy engaging with visitors using a variety of interpretive techniques including storytelling, hands-on activities, and interactive discussion. Ability to share a passion for history, literature, and/or philosophy. Ideal Qualifications: A degree in literature, history, philosophy, or a related field. Understanding of the complex web of Concord’s history. Other: Able to work at least 12 hours a week over 2 to 3 days each week, including at least one weekend day. Preference given to Concord area residents. https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/index.php?/job/apply&clientkey=A116ACB81F47E0050535F1FC4DA6EE15&job=16384
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $11/hour
Posted on: 04/21/2017

Historic House Guide

The Warner House Portsmouth, NH
Do you enjoy talking about history, food, architecture, art, and the lives of merchant families in the 18th and 19th centuries; then join us this summer as a seasonal guide. For 2017, we are open from June 1 to October 15 and the hours are 11 AM to 4 PM. Our staff stays with us for years, but our youngest members of staff are on their way to graduate and doctoral programs and we are looking for new weekend guides. Duties include opening and closing the museum, tour admissions, guiding visitors, and shop sales. We provide a script, but your interests contribute to a successful tour. So why work here, well Archibald Macpheadris, a merchant/captain of the Iberian trade built this house for his new bride, Sarah. She was the daughter of the Lt Gov. of NH, and one of her brothers would be the first Royal Gov of NH. Built as a baroque town house, one of a handful ever erected in this country, it was a house, a merchant’s base of operations, a royal governor’s residence and that was just the first half of the 18th century. The house contains the oldest wall murals in situ in Anglo America, the only smalt decorated chamber, a floating floor for music and dancing, to name a few of its attractions. Join us this summer in a house that set the standards of the Portsmouth gentry in the 18th century. Please send a resume or letter of interest to info@warnerhouse.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 04/21/2017

Part-time Museum Interpreter

Paul Revere House Boston, MA
The Paul Revere House seeks enthusiastic history-lovers who enjoy talking with all kinds of people as part-time Museum Interpreters. With a newly opened Visitor and Education Center, this is an exciting time to join our staff! Looking for great communicators who are comfortable with crowds, with the flexibility to learn multiple work stations, a background in American history or other museum related field, and a passion for informal education. Money-handling and customer service experience desired. Interpreters work one to two regular days per week. Weekend availability is a plus. Occasional additional substitute days are possible. $11.00/hr. 8-hour day April 15-October 31, 7-hour day November 1-April 14. To Apply: Send resume and cover letter including days available to: Kristin Peszka, The Paul Revere House, 19 North Square, Boston MA 02113, or e-mail staff@paulreverehouse.org. The Paul Revere Memorial Association/Paul Revere House is an equal opportunity employer.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $11/hr
Posted on: 04/18/2017

Visitor Services Associate

Wendell Gilley Museum Southwest Harbor, ME
The Wendell Gilley Museum in Southwest Harbor, Maine seeks a Visitor Services Associate. The position is part time from late May through late October and is responsible for greeting museum guests and engaging them with our exhibits and activities, processing sales and memberships in our gift shop and taking part in museum events. Ideal candidates will enjoy working with the public, have excellent interpersonal skills and be dependable. The Wendell Gilley Museum teaches the art of bird carving and presents exhibitions and programs with a special focus on people, nature and art. The position is an integral part of our mission to inspire appreciation of the visual arts, engagement with artistic creativity, and respect and care for the natural world. You will receive the support you need to take part in our vibrant summer exhibition and programming and be part of our exceptional museum. See wendellgilleymuseum.org to learn more and to see a full job description. To apply, e-mail info@wendellgilleymuseum with "job" in the subject line and attach 1) a brief letter describing your interest and qualifications for the position and 2) a resume. EOE.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $10 - $14
Posted on: 04/14/2017

Docent/Caretaker

Bidwell House Museum Monterey, MA
The Bidwell House Museum is seeking a Head Docent/Caretaker for a 30 hour/week seasonal position beginning in May. The Head Docent will be in charge of house tours, opening and closing the museum each day, supervising summer interns, creating and sending marketing emails and basic housekeeping/gardening, Thursday – Monday during the 20 week season. Being able to work on weekends is a must. Included with this position is a caretaker apartment that the docent can live in, free of charge, while employed at the Museum. The ideal candidate loves history, is comfortable interacting with people of all ages and backgrounds, is able to work with little supervision, enjoys telling stories and can handle fragile and valuable items with great care. This is an ideal position for a student of American History or the Decorative Arts. Opportunities to engage in research, assist with museum graphic design or create social media content are available if interested. Experience with InDesign is a plus. No animals please. A car is required due to the rural location. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter via e-mail – no calls. Thank you in advance for your interest in the Bidwell House Museum. Only those individuals selected for interviews will be contacted. Email address: bidwellhr@gmail.com
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
SALARY RANGE: $11/ hour plus housing
Posted on: 04/07/2017

Manager

New England Air Museum Windsor Locks, CT
The New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks, CT seeks an experienced and passionate full-time Visitor Services Manager. Do you have excellent people skills and a great attitude? Do you love the challenge of finding creative solutions and managing people? Are you looking to work in a unique environment as part of a motivated team? NEAM is the largest air museum in New England and we need someone like you to manage our front desk operations and ensure that our visitors, members and guests have a positive and memorable experience. As a front-line representative of NEAM, you will have a cheerful attitude, excellent judgment and quick, creative problem-solving skills. You will be responsible for the front desk operations including ticketing, membership, the museum store, and group sales. You will hire, train and schedule front desk associates and oversee volunteer docent scheduling. You will serve as the museum’s weekend manager. Requirements include retail sales experience, expertise with POS systems and purchasing and inventory control. Museum experience is a major plus. Strong computer skills and the ability to create spreadsheets and analyze visitor data. You will participate in marketing and PR efforts including social media to drive museum attendance. We are seeking experienced applicants only. At least four years of relevant experience, a valid driver’s license and at least three solid management references will be required. Compensation includes competitive salary and benefits. Only applicants meeting our strict hiring criteria will be contacted as part of our short-listing process. Email cover letter and resume to Jeni Gray at jgray@neam.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 04/06/2017

Site Manager, Otis House and Lyman Estate

Historic New England Boston, MA
Historic New England seeks a Site Manager for three of our premier historic house museums in Massachusetts: Otis House in Boston, Lyman Estate in Waltham, and Winslow Crocker House in Yarmouth Port. The Site Manager serves as a liaison to the local communities and operates the historic sites in conjunction with other Historic New England teams. The primary goals of the Site Manager are to provide the greatest possible public access to the site through initiatives that conform to site preservation standards and to meet revenue and attendance targets. The Site Manager initiates and manages efforts to meet or exceed established museum attendance, revenue, and membership goals through innovative marketing, programs, general tours, group tours, and community relations. Responsible for the coordination and scheduling of public programs, events, and community meetings. Hires, trains, and supervises guides and volunteers. Serves as the first line in monitoring property care and collection concerns. Develops local marketing plans and executes all local promotion. Develops annual work plan and site budgets. Prepares visitation, financial, and operations reports. Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, preferably in American history, business, art or cultural history, historic preservation, or museum studies. Four years job-related experience and the ability to work independently. Experience with non-profit institutions managing historic site operations, including financial skills. Prior supervisory experience, problem-solving ability, strong communication skills and familiarity with team approach and multi-tasking. Ability to work weekend and evening hours as required. Send resume and cover letter to Jobs@HistoricNewEngland.org. Full job posting on https://www.historicnewengland.org/about-us/employment/.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 04/05/2017

Historic Site Guide

Touro Synagogue Foundation Newport, RI
The Touro Synagogue Foundation tour guide staff serve as Touro Synagogue’s public face – providing information, hospitality, and orientation to visitors of all ages and backgrounds. More importantly, they are responsible for sharing Touro’s living legacy with visitors from all over the region, across the United States, and around the world, in the form of tours for the general public, schools, and other groups. In these tours, guides share the remarkable story of the design, construction, and protection of America’s oldest synagogue. They discuss the significant events and important lives that have been part of Touro’s story, and the great ideas, like liberty of conscience and religious diversity, that the Synagogue has come to embody and symbolize. The primary season runs from May through October. Guides generally work from four to twelve hours per week. Email resumes to: tours@tourosynagogue.org or call 401-847-4794 x207 for more information.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $12 per hour
Posted on: 03/17/2017

Historic Site Docent

Touro Synagogue Foundation Newport, RI
The Loeb Visitors Center at Touro Synagogue handles ticketing for tours of America’s oldest synagogue and features exhibits that add to the visitor experience. Docents greet visitors, sell tour tickets, handle the cash register, monitor visitor interactions with exhibits, and answer questions. Docents are trained and are expected to acquire a working knowledge of the history of the synagogue and of the colonial Jewish community in Newport. Docents are also expected to develop an understanding of the significance of George Washington’s 1790 Letter to the congregation in the context of religious freedom in America. Candidates should possess intellectual curiosity and a desire to learn the historical content of the exhibits and early Newport history in general. They must be comfortable speaking with individuals and small groups, and must exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the significance of religious freedom in the United States. The primary tour season runs from May through October, but students may commit to a shorter time period as required by their school schedule. Docents generally work between three and twenty hours per week. Email resumes to: tourotix@gmail.com or call (401) 662-1993 for more information.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $12 per hour
Posted on: 03/17/2017

Guest Services Associate

Abbe Museum Bar Harbor, ME
The Abbe Museum offers unique career opportunities that empower individuals to connect with our mission and our audience in a profound way. As Associates, you’ll be making a significant contribution to Maine’s first and only Smithsonian Affiliate, a Museum beloved by visitors from around the world. The Smithsonian is the guardian of some of our nation’s most valuable scientific, historic, and artistic treasures and is a leader in research, innovation, and discovery. The Abbe Museum fits snugly within this realm, offering our visitors unique and inspiring experiences every single day. Associates help the Museum to encourage a more empathetic and culturally-aware society by inspiring visitors to think more deeply about the history and contemporary lives of individuals from other cultures. The Abbe Museum experience is inclusive and welcoming to all. We foster a service-focused environment and a strong staff culture of collaboration and teamwork. Staff in public-facing departments must always present a welcoming and inclusive museum visitor experience. Do you enjoy interacting with people? Do you believe that customer service is an important part of a positive experience? We hope you'll consider joining the Abbe’s Guest Services team. Ideal candidates have a heart for service, are driven, self-sufficient, and committed to promoting the Abbe's new Customer Service Pledge and to finding surprising and welcoming ways to interact with all patrons. Seasonal, temporary. May-October, 2017. For a full description and application instructions visit: https://www.abbemuseum.org/work-at-the-abbe/
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
SALARY RANGE: $10-12/Hour
Posted on: 03/07/2017

Museum Guide

Historic New England various, MA
Historic New England seeks seasonal Guides to work at historic properties in four New England states. Guide will conduct tours; assist with daily museum operations including tour admissions, museum shop, selling memberships, and opening and closing the museum. Training is provided. Qualifications: Applicant should enjoy working with the public, have an interest in history and have basic computer skills. Experience in retail sales and customer service desirable. Must be available some weekdays and weekends and have a flexible schedule. People of color are encouraged to apply. Developing and sustaining a diverse staff furthers the institution’s goals and mission. For information on openings at specific sites, visit: http://www.historicnewengland.org/about-us/employment
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 03/06/2017

Engagement Site Manager

The Trustees North Andover, MA
Engagement Site Manager at The Stevens-Coolidge Place The Trustees North Andover, MA This full time position will be responsible for infusing events, tours, programs, and visitor experience with vitality, vibrancy, and creativity. They will devise innovative approaches to developing programs, events and experiences for the purpose of engaging visitors in the history and beauty of the property. Further information is at http://www.thetrustees.org/about-us/employment/. Essential functions include: Enhancing the visitor service by developing and implementing self-guided experiences, specialized tours, activities, and interpretive materials for visitors; Managing all aspects of the visitor experience at entry, circulation, and exit. Growing visitation and program participation: Building upon current relationships and developing new partnerships to expand outreach and awareness; Increase web, print and social media promotions; Identifying and targeting new audiences with a comprehensive marketing plan. Implement New Events and Programs: Assessing and adapting landscape and house tour programs to provide memorable and distinctly unique tour experiences; Infusing current events with innovative activities, year round public programs and behind-the-scenes experiences; Increasing and being accountable for program and event revenue and expenses; Supporting all events through budget management, on-site support, and evaluation. Qualifications: 5+ years of progressively responsible experience in visitor engagement, education, interpretation, and/or sales/customer service; B.A. in related field; Minimum of three years as a manager or supervisor of staff; Experience in developing and implementing self-guided experiences, tours, activities, and interpretive materials for visitors; Proficiency in modern technology and social media. Salary commensurate with experience. To apply go to http://www.thetrustees.org/about-us/employment/.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/28/2017

Museum Technician I

Maine State Museum Augusta, ME
The Maine State Museum has two 20-hour a week Museum Technician I positions in the Education Division. The Maine State Museum is open five days a week (Tue-Sat). These positions would be required to work some Saturdays. The Museum Technician I position primarily provides visitor services at the Museum Admission Desk, as well as within the exhibit galleries, by providing basic information about the exhibits on display, assisting with exhibit and visitor safety, and helping with exhibit maintenance. This position also helps maintain visitation data and should be well-versed, and at ease with current computer applications. The ideal candidate will have the ability to work as part of a team, adapt to changing situations, and work well under pressure. Work is performed under general supervision. Two (2) years education and/or experience in appropriate museum specialty. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in visitor services within a cultural, library, or community center organization. Related work experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.Please submit a cover letter, resume’ and Direct Hire Application. This job posting and a Direct Hire application can be found on our website: http://www.maine.gov/fps/opportunities/ click the direct hire link. Applications must be received or postmarked by: Friday, September 25, 2015. Posted on: 12/31/1969

Volunteer Services

No Volunteer Services positions are currently available.

Intern/Fellowship, Paid

Development Intern

Boston Athenaeum Boston, MA
Development Intern The Boston Athenæum seeks a qualified, energetic, and motivated individual to join the Advancement Office as a Development Intern to provide assistance with Development and Membership projects, programs and services. Department: Advancement Office Hours: flexible schedule; 19 hours per week; regular Saturday and occasional weekday evening hours required Compensation: $12-$13 per hour depending upon level of education; free membership concurrent with employment and one year following date of departure; no other benefits Start Date: Immediately; open until filled; position is a 12 month position from start date Responsibilities: • Serves as a front-line member of the development office • Staff the first floor membership desk on Saturday and Sunday; and as needed • Assists with membership processing, renewal notices, and in-house mailings • Supports office maintenance with copying, collating, filing, shredding, etc. • Maintain inventory of stock - membership brochures, hand-outs, and other supplies • Monitors the Membership and Advancement phone line • Assists with demographic data-entry, and in-kind gift processing • Staffs development/fundraising events, as well as programmatic events • Drafts profiles, reports, and other communications as requested • Conducts other duties as assigned Qualifications: • Must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program; graduate students preferred • Strong interest in art and cultural organizations, development and/or non-profit management • Proficiency with Microsoft Office • Strong interpersonal and customer-service skills • Experience working in an office setting • Fundraising experience helpful • Familiarity with development databases, including Raiser’s Edge, desired To Apply: E-mail résumé and cover letter in a single document to hradvancement@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.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 04/21/2017

Contemporary Art Curatorial Fellow

Massachusetts College of Art and Design's Bakalar & Paine Galleries Boston, MA
This part-time administrative position is designed to broaden the experience of graduate students embarking on professional and academic careers in art history, museum studies, or related fields that are considering the museum profession. The Curatorial Fellow will work 1-2 weekdays on site (days/times negotiable). This work requires flexibility in a fast-paced office environment. Fellows assist with a broad range of curatorial activities, from exhibition planning and coordination (research, writing, and logistics for upcoming shows to correspondence with artists and galleries and assistance with gallery publications. Minimum qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Art History, Museum Studies, or related field. Preferred qualifications: well-versed in contemporary art, Master’s degree (completed or in progress), and previous experience in a professional art gallery or museum setting. The successful candidate must have: an interest in contemporary art; familiarity with best practices associated with the operation of a museum/gallery; excellent organizational, time management, interpersonal, and communication skills; flexibility to accomplish time-sensitive tasks and ability to adapt to meet deadlines with little supervision; attention to detail, ability to produce excellent writing, and strong proofreading skills; and computer literacy. Ideal duration: June 2017 – December 2017 (with the possibility of renewal). Open until filled, applications will be reviewed starting May 15, 2017. Please email cover letter and resume (or questions) to darci.hanna@massart.edu (617-879-7339).
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $20/hour
Posted on: 04/18/2017

Intern

N.H. Farm Museum Milton, NH
Historic house museum with a state- and region-wide interpretive scope, seeks a paid summer intern to assist with youth groups, collections management, and providing tours to the general public. Some light farm work, e.g. feeding animals, occasional weeding, etc., may be involved, This position's compensation comes in the form of on-site housing and a paid stipend for living expenses. The N.H. Farm Museum consists of two National Register properties that occupy 50 acres in a rural part of the state. The historic houses stand among a number of publicly-accessible outbuildings that help tell the story of Granite State agriculture in three centuries. Applicants should submit a letter of interest and resume to nhfarmmuseum@outlook.com.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 04/14/2017

Anne Lunder Leland Fellowship in Curatorial Practice

Colby College Museum of Art Waterville, ME
Provide curatorial support for Museum’s exhibitions and permanent collection, as well as related programs. Assist all aspects of exhibition planning, especially Museum graphics and exhibition labels, but also and not limited to loan requests, checklists, and interpretative materials. Support the organization and management of the Museum’s exhibitions, publications, and new acquisitions. Work collaboratively with all areas of the Museum’s curatorial, education, and collection departments. Field inquiries regarding the collection. In collaboration with the Education Department, manage the Museum’s digital publication, The Lantern, including developing content, liaising with contributors, and managing the Wordpress interface. Act as the curatorial representative to the Student Advisory Board. Participate on the Museum’s social media team. Conduct ongoing collections and exhibitions research as required with the possibility of contributing to Museum publications. Update new information to the Museum object files in conjunction with the Museum’s Registrars. Perform additional duties as assigned; duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. http://www.colby.edu/administration_cs/humanresources/employment/all_curatorial_4_2017.cfm
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 04/13/2017

Brown Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship in Museum Marketing & Communications

Smith College Museum of Art Northampton, MA
Smith College is accepting applications for a Brown Post-Baccalaureate Fellows in Museum Marketing & Communications. Reporting to the Membership and Marketing Director the Fellow will provide administrative, technical, and creative support for the broad range of marketing and communications strategies and activities undertaken by the Membership & Marketing Department of Smith College Museum of Art, all of which are designed to connect the Museum with its key constituents as well as with the broader community. Emphasis will be placed on building connections with undergraduate audiences. This is a full-time, one year limited-term position. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree. Experience in the museum field or a cultural institution desirable. Skills: Excellent oral, written, organizational, interpersonal, and social media skills. Demonstrated technical experience with Photoshop and/or InDesign desirable. To view full description and to apply to this position, visit https://smithcollege.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=40308&job=as0515-brown-post-baccalaureate-fellowship-in-museum-marketing-communications Smith College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 04/10/2017

Post-Baccalaureate Museum Registration Fellow

Smith College Museum of Art Northampton, MA
Smith College is accepting applications for a Post-Baccalaureate Museum Registration Fellow. Reporting to the Collections Manager/Register, the successful candidate handles routine aspects of the intake process for new acquisitions and loans, works with donors, curators, shippers, and collection management staff; locates and provides digital images and responds to publication permission requests; assists with management of the digital archive and preparation for photography sessions. More in depth responsibilities will involve research on objects under consideration for deaccessioning or disposal. This is a 1 year, limited-term position with the possibility of renewal. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in art history, library science, or a preservation field. Experience and demonstrated success with work involving organization of data and attention to details. Strong research skills, hands-on experience with original works of art, and experience with collections databases and a museum environment highly preferred. To view full description and to apply for this position, visit https://smithcollege.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=40172&job=as0580-post-baccalaureate-museum-registration-fellow Smith College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 04/10/2017

Summer Intern

Carpenter Museum Rehoboth, MA
The Carpenter Museum, the history museum of Rehoboth, Massachusetts, offers a paid summer internship running ten weeks, from mid-June through mid-August 2017. The intern will work one to two days per week, conducting tours for visitors and assisting the director and curator with collections research and developing educational materials that help to connect collections to the general public and K-12 students. Applicants should be graduate or undergraduate history, education, or museum studies majors with strengths in oral communication, conducting research, and writing. Please send a letter of interest detailing relevant experience, a resume, and a list of three references by May 15, 2017 to Carpenter Museum, PO Box 2, Rehoboth, MA 02769 or as attachments to curator@rehobothantiquarian.org. Posted on: 04/06/2017

Education Intern

Museum of Art, University of New Hampshire Durham, NH
The Museum of Art of the University of New Hampshire seeks an energetic and detail-oriented intern to serve as the Summer Art Camp Education Intern. Through summer youth studio art classes, the Museum of Art offers school- age children developmentally appropriate opportunities for hands-on art making activities and exploration, including painting, drawings, ceramics, digital photography, and sculpture. Under the direction of the Museum’s Education and Communications Manager, the intern will: coordinate administration of our two week-long summer youth camp; work with experienced art educators, parents, and volunteers; create and conduct assessments; assist with other assignments as needed. The internship will build upon the student’s museum or education knowledge and provide experience in k-12 arts programming. The 10 week internship is three days a week for 8 weeks and five days a week for 2 weeks during the actual program dates, July 17–July 28. Internship start date (negotiable): May 29. End date: August 4, 2017. The Museum seeks applicants with backgrounds in public service, education or studio art, experience working with and/or teaching children. Send cover letter, resume, and three references to Sara Zela, Education and Communications Manager, Museum of Art, PCAC 30 Academic Way, UNH, Durham, NH 03824
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
SALARY RANGE: $3,000
Posted on: 03/30/2017

Post-Baccalaureate Museum Registration Fellow

Smith College Northampton, MA
Post-Baccalaureate Museum Registration Fellow Museum of Art Smith College Smith College is accepting applications for a Post-Baccalaureate Museum Registration Fellow. Reporting to the Collections Manager/Register, the successful candidate handles routine aspects of the intake process for new acquisitions and loans, works with donors, curators, shippers, and collection management staff; locates and provides digital images and responds to publication permission requests; assists with management of the digital archive and preparation for photography sessions. More in depth responsibilities will involve research on objects under consideration for deaccessioning or disposal. This is a 1 year, limited-term position with the possibility of renewal. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in art history, library science, or a preservation field. Experience and demonstrated success with work involving organization of data and attention to details. Strong research skills, hands-on experience with original works of art, and experience with collections databases and a museum environment highly preferred. Review of applications will begin immediately. To view the full description and to apply online visit https://smithcollege.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=40172&job=as0580-post-baccalaureate-museum-registration-fellow Smith College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 03/29/2017

Philip Benevento History Intern

Mattatuck Museum Waterbury, CT
The Mattatuck Museum in Waterbury, Connecticut is seeking a summer intern to work in the museum archives. The Mattatuck Museum is both an art and a local history museum with manuscript, printed and photographic archives dating from the late 17th century to the present. The selected intern will work three days a week for six weeks during the summer, alongside the museum archivist. The goal is for the intern to produce a work of scholarship drawing on the resources in the museum archives. This work could be an exhibition, publication, presentation or lecture, research paper or thesis and will be completed under the supervision of the archivist. Please send résumé and cover letter to: Michael C. Dooling, Archivist, Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT 06702, michael@mattmuseum.org https://www.mattmuseum.org/visit/about/job-opportunities/
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 03/22/2017

Intern, Unpaid

Family Engagement Internship

Springfield Museums Springfield, MA
Located in the heart of downtown Springfield, Springfield Museums is a multi-disciplinary campus with buildings focused on art, history, and science. It is also home to the Dr. Seuss Memorial Sculpture Garden, with the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum slated to open in 2017. We are seeking interns to help run the day-to-day operations of the Art Discovery Center, volunteer at upcoming family programs, and to help in other aspects of the Education department as needed. Responsibilities will include: Learning about the collections of Springfield Museums as a whole, with a focus on the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, and specifically, the Art Discovery Center. Learning about Dr. Seuss and preparing special activities to be implemented with the new museum opening. Welcoming and creating a sense of belonging for a wide diversity of visitors.. Helping to develop, prepare, facilitate, and track hands-on educational activities for families across disciplines. Working collaboratively with interns and staff Summer interns must commit to work 2 days per week, Fall and Spring semester interns must commit to working 1 day per week, plus special events. Requirements include a desire to work with children and families and a strong sense of commitment and reliability. Interns need to pass a CORI check. Apply here: http://www.internships.com/education/Family-Engagement-Internship
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 03/29/2017

Graduate Collections Interns

Beverly Historical Society Beverly, MA
Under the supervision of the Director for Collections, the Collections Interns will work with BHS staff to support the completion of a comprehensive inventory of the artifact collection. The Collections Interns will be working with the “Buttons, Pins and Badge” collection or the “Textile” collection to verify the collection, update information in PastPerfect (the BHS collections management database), research and photograph the objects and pack them for re-housing. QUALIFICATIONS: Preference will be given to graduate level students or graduates of museum studies, art history, or American history. Proficiency with computers; experience with database software a plus, strong interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written, and must be detail-oriented; interest in history, museums and preservation; research skills. Physical requirements include repeated climbing up/down stairs, ability to lift up to 20 pounds and to perform duties while standing, sitting and walking. Internships may be completed for credit and are voluntary/unpaid. Schedule is flexible and the BHS is on the MBTA commuter rail. To apply please send a letter of interest, the internship you are interested in (Buttons or Textiles) and your resume to: abattis@beverlyhistory.org Posted on: 03/29/2017

Curatorial Intern

Guilford Keeping Society Guilford, CT
The Guilford Keeping Society is seeking an intern interested in helping to catalog and preserve it’s many items. The Keeping Society owns and operates two museums, The Thomas Griswold House (a 1764 saltbox) and the Medad Stone Tavern Museum, (an 1803 tavern). We inherited the Tavern in 2001 complete with everything in it. Artifacts and archives date from the late 1700’s to 2001. We need help sorting through the items and cataloging them and storing them correctly. We also have a costume collection at the Thomas Griswold House Museum which is in the process of being moved and more completely catalogued. This is an unpaid position (but we are happy to have a student doing it for college credit). This internship is for someone who is majoring in or has career interests in museum studies, history, or historic preservation. For more information about our museums visit www.guilfordkeepingsociety.com, Posted 03/26/17 Posted on: 03/27/2017

Visitor Engagement Intern

Heritage Museums & Gardens Sandwich, MA
This internship is designed to provide experience in the Visitor Engagement department at Heritage Museums & Gardens. The Visitor Engagement department encompasses collections, exhibits, interpreters, public programs, and educational programs. Duties and Responsibilities: • Assist the Exhibits Manager in researching, gathering, and procuring information and materials for exhibits during the development, design, production and evaluation of Heritage-created exhibitions. Additional duties may include assistance with installing and dismantling exhibit materials, visitor observation, and data collection for exhibit evaluation. • Assist with gathering data on visitor behavior in both indoor and outdoor exhibits • Assist the Manager of Interpretation in developing and implementing interpretive programming for multi-generational audiences Qualifications: • Interest in exhibit development and/or design as a profession • Interest in working with the public as a profession • Experience in research either in an academic or museum setting • Ability to make phone calls and email inquiries • Ability to work as part of a collaborative team • Willingness to talk to visitors • Imagination and problem solving • Good at multi-tasking and organizational skills • Likes to interact with visitors of all ages Duration and Hours: Hours are flexible and range between 8-20 hours a week. Required Documentation: Resume, cover letter, two references, interview with Manager of Interpretation, documentation required for college program, completion of CORI report provided and processed by Heritage To Apply: Please contact Alexandra Mulrow, Manager of Interpretation at interpretation@heritagemuseums.org. Please make sure to reference the name of the internship in the subject line of your email. Posted on: 03/24/2017

Hidden Hollow Interns

Heritage Museums & Gardens Sandwich, MA
The Hidden Hollow team seeks creative and innovative interns to support, develop and lead specialized educational programming in our outdoor classroom space, providing opportunities to connect children and families to the wonders of the natural world. College students who are interested in pursuing a career in Education will work closely with our Manager of Public programs and the Department of Visitor Engagement to design, implement, and assess educational programming for visitors to Hidden Hollow, which include school groups, youth, and families. The primary audience for Hidden Hollow activities is children ages 2-10 and their families/caregivers. Qualifications: • Strong interest in education, environmental science, and/or creative arts • Desire to work with and engage visitors to Hidden Hollow, especially children and their families • Comfortable working outdoors in all kinds of weather • Enthusiasm, creativity, a positive attitude, reliability, and high energy • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team • Understanding of curriculum development • Must agree to a criminal background check Duration and Hours: We will develop internship lengths that best meet your needs and our peak season (April – August). Minimum of 8 unpaid hours per week. Schedules may vary. Required Documentation: Resume, cover letter, and two references, interview with the Manager of Public Programs, documentation required for college program, completion of CORI report provided and processed by Heritage To apply: Contact the Manager of Public programs at programs@heritagemuseums.org. Please make sure to reference the name of the internship in the subject line of your email. Posted on: 03/24/2017

Curatorial Internship, Summer 2017

deCordova Sculpture Park & Museum Lincoln, MA
Curatorial Interns at deCordova engage in a wide variety of tasks and responsibilities as they participate in the day-to-day operations of a contemporary art museum and sculpture park. Specific responsibilities for Summer 2017 (June 01-August 31, actual dates TBD) will tentatively include, but are not limited to, work on research, logistical planning, and implementation assistance for current and upcoming exhibitions; conducting a variety of research pertaining to works in the permanent collection; work on upcoming Sculpture Park installations and related projects, and any administrative assistance required in the department. The curatorial staff at deCordova seeks a self-motivated art history graduate student or upper level undergraduate with specific interest in contemporary art and future career goals to work as a curator in a contemporary art museum. Applicants should have strong organizational abilities and computer skills, including literacy in Microsoft Office and Adobe. Prospective applicants should be aware that the Curatorial Internship is an unpaid, volunteer position. Because public transportation does not service deCordova and interns help with errand running, a car is a must. The Curatorial Intern must commit to a minimum of two, eight-hour days per week for the agreed upon duration of the internship, which typically lasts four months. The Intern may occasionally be asked to assist with programs occurring on Thursday evenings and Saturday and Sunday afternoons. Interested individuals should send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample (between 5-15 pages) by email to Scout Hutchinson (shutchinson@decordova.org). For general information about deCordova, upcoming programming and exhibitions, and future events please visit www.decordova.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 03/23/2017

Library and Archives Processing Intern

Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum Warner, NH
Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum is a unique institution as it is the only museum in New Hampshire that focuses on history, culture, and arts of the Native peoples of the United States. We are dedicated to connecting people of today with 20,000 years of Native American cultural expression. Through exhibitions and programs, we seek to challenge and inspire our visitors to improve the quality of our lives and our world. Interns in the MKIM Library's Archives Processing participate in a wide variety of projects under the direction of a professional archivists and curator. Students gain career-relevant archival experience in a museum library and collecting institutional museum atmosphere while contributing to the work of the institution. Internships may be available in the following areas • Textual: Interns learn the basic principles of library arrangement and description, as well as preservation and rehousing techniques. Cataloguing, processing and entering data into Past Perfect software is also used • Audiovisual: Audiovisual processing interns may assist with collection control, inventories, verification, preservation, entering and updating information in databases, and other tasks with the moving image, sound recording, and photograph collections Contact Patricia Violette, Executive Director, at 603-456-2600 or email at director@indianmuseum.org. Deadline to apply is April 30, 2017. Posted on: 03/23/2017

Education/Interpretative Services Intern

Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum Warner, NH
Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum is a unique institution as it is the only museum in New Hampshire that focuses on history, culture, and arts of the Native peoples of the United States. We are dedicated to connecting people of today with 20,000 years of Native American cultural expression. Through exhibitions and programs, we seek to challenge and inspire our visitors to improve the quality of our lives and our world. Mt. Kearsarge Indian Education and Interpretative Services Internship program provides educational opportunities for students interested in the museum profession and related fields. Interns complete projects using the resources of MKIM as well as outside sources. Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum (MKIM) provides visitors of all ages a multitude of unique learning experiences. Visitors to the center explore some of these ingenious adaptations through a variety of hands-on activities. Interns in education implement program ideas for families and/or school groups on topics related to Native Indian cultures and acquire skills in researching, developing, facilitating, and documenting open-ended programs in a museum setting. Lesson plans, curriculum development and program facilitation are key elements for the internship. Interpretative Services promotes interest in Native Indian heritage, culture, history, and MKIM’s collection by delivering interpretive programs to visitors with an emphasis on serving school groups. You will assist in the research, testing, and development of school programs. The intern develops methodologies by researching digital technologies that enhance experiences. Contact Patricia Violette, Executive Director, at 603-456-2600 or email at director@indianmuseum.org. Deadline to apply is April 30, 2017. Posted on: 03/23/2017

Development/Marketing Intern

Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum Warner, NH
Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum is a unique institution as it is the only museum in New Hampshire that focuses on the history, culture, and arts of the Native peoples of the United States. We are dedicated to connecting people of today with 20,000 years of ongoing Native American cultural expression. Through exhibitions and programs, we seek to challenge and inspire all of us to improve the quality of our lives and our world. Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum Development and Marketing Internship program provides educational opportunities for students interested in the museum profession and related fields. Interns complete projects using the resources of MKIM as well as outside sources. Interns in Development/Marketing assist staff in the daily operations of local, regional and national fundraising. Interns learn how to conduct research for prospective donors and grants, and assist in developing solicitation techniques and budgeting plans for exhibitions, conservation, preservation, festivals, educational programs and endowments. Interns also learn about MKIM outreach initiatives to Native communities. Projects include membership, corporate sponsorships and public fundraising initiatives to benefit MKIM. You must be currently enrolled in an academic program in order to receive credit through your institution. For more information, contact Patricia Violette, Executive Director, at 603-456-2600 or email at director@indianmuseum.org. Deadline to apply is April 30, 2017. Posted on: 03/23/2017

Marketing Internship

Heritage Museums & Gardens Sandwich , MA
Marketing Internship Reports to & Supervised by: Director of Marketing General Description: This position performs duties in support of Marketing, Communications, and Social and Print Media. Assists with the promotion of Heritage events, exhibits, programs, and more through online event promotions; with social media and other marketing communications; and in the organization of the online photography library. Intern also takes event and general photography as needed; updates and maintains media databases via Excel; writes stories for e-communications and the website; and handles routine office tasks, such as ordering supplies, making deliveries, and more. Qualifications: Courses in marketing and/or communications a plus. Photography skills, graphic design, and writing skills also a plus. Pleasant, professional personality. Computer proficiency, including a working knowledge of Microsoft, Word, and Excel. Duration and Hours: Part-time, up to 20 hours/week Required Documentation: Resume, cover letter, two references, interview with Director of Marketing, Communications, and PR, and the Interactive Marketing and Media Manager, documentation required for college program, completion of CORI report provided and processed by Heritage. To Apply: Send a resume, cover letter that includes what this internship would mean to your college studies and future plans, and two references to Amy Dean, Director of Marketing, Communications, and Public Relations at adean@heritagemuseums.org. Make sure to reference the name of the internship in the subject of your email. No phone calls, please.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 03/20/2017

Development Internship

Heritage Museums & Gardens Sandwich , MA
Interns work one day each week with the Development department staff on a variety of ongoing tasks and projects including: Assisting in designing, executing, and analysis of member survey. Assisting in the preparation of print communications. Assisting with event invitations and event execution. Researching, stewardship, and benefit fulfillment. Assisting with assembling kits and mailings for prospective and current donors. Putting together proposals and pitches to steward and enhance relationships with both prospective and current donors. Qualifications: Interest in nonprofit development as a career. Attention to detail with good organizational skills. Ability to work independently and see projects through from start to finish. A sense of curiosity about learning new things. The ability to work on a variety of tasks with an upbeat attitude and sense of humor. Imagination and problem solving abilities. Excellent interpersonal skills Duration and Hours: 5-8 unpaid hours per week. Day of week of internship is negotiable. Duration and schedules will be developed based on projects and participant availability. Required Documentation: Resume, cover letter, two references, interview with Heritage’s Development Officer, documentation required for college program, completion of CORI report provided and processed by Heritage To Apply: Contact Greg Wobst, Development Officer at gwobst@heritagemuseums.org. Please make sure to reference the name of the internship in the subject line of your email.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 03/20/2017

Archives Intern

South County History Center Kingston, RI
Position Purpose/Summary: Archives Interns will work with the SCHC Collections Manager to create finding aids for the SCHC archival collections. Archives Interns will create metadata for individual collections and develop itemized lists of the individual items held within each collection. Interns will gain insight into how a historical organization manages and maintains collections, gain training and experience in the creation of finding aids and archival work, and develop skills with research and collection management. Examples of Duties and Responsibilities: Create finding aids for the SCHC archival collections that will assist researchers of South County history; research specific documents, people and events relevant to archival collections; support the daily operations of SCHC, including giving tours and assisting with research inquiries Qualifications: Competency with computers; experience with Microsoft Office; strong interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written; must be detail-oriented; interest in history, archives and preservation; research skills; postgraduate, graduate student or upper-level undergraduate preferred. Physical requirements include repeated climbing up/down stairs, ability to lift up to 20 pounds and to perform duties while standing, sitting and walking. Please send application, cover letter and resume to Erica Luke at erica@southcountyhistorycenter.org or apply online at http://southcountyhistorycenter.org/volunteer-and-internship-opportunities/. Posted on: 03/14/2017

Collections Internship

South County History Center Kingston, RI
POSITION PURPOSE/SUMMARY: Collections Interns will work with SCHC staff to support the completion of a comprehensive inventory of the Center’s artifact collection. Collection Interns will verify collections, update information in the Center’s collections management database (PastPerfect) and research objects. Interns will gain insight into how a historical organization manages and maintains collections, gain training and experience in object handling, develop skills with PastPerfect software and conduct object-based research. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Catalogue inventoried collections in PastPerfect database; research aspects of the collection or specific objects; support the daily operations of SCHC, including giving tours and assisting with research inquiries QUALIFICATIONS: Competency with computers; experience with database software a plus, strong interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written, and must be detail-oriented; interest in history, museums and preservation; research skills. Physical requirements include repeated climbing up/down stairs, ability to lift up to 20 pounds and to perform duties while standing, sitting and walking. HOW TO APPLY: Please send application, cover letter and resume to Erica Luke at erica@southcountyhistorycenter.org or apply online at http://southcountyhistorycenter.org/volunteer-and-internship-opportunities/. Posted on: 03/14/2017

Writing & Editing Internship

Harvard Art Museums Somerville, MA
The Communications Division of the Harvard Art Museums is accepting applications for a Writing and Editing Intern. This internship will be particularly relevant to those interested in publishing/editing as a career. Applicants who are majoring in communications, journalism, English, or related humanities and who have a strong interest in the arts are encouraged to apply. Under the supervision of the Marketing and Communications Writer, the intern will learn about the role of a writer and editorial team at a university art museum. Tasks will include conducting background research; arranging, assisting with, and conducting interviews; and attending and note-taking at lectures and other museums events. This is an unpaid internship, and the applicant must be receiving academic credit to be considered. The internship will cover the Summer 2017 semester. The internship is open to qualified students who are able to begin work June or earlier. The hours are flexible, but a minimum of 10 hours a week is highly desired. Applicants should have a demonstrated interest in the publishing/editing industry and be organized, efficient, and creative. Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Outlook are required. Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and two short (up to 500 words) writing samples to the Communications Department, Attn: Writing and Editing Internship, Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138. Please email applications to Rebecca Torres at rebecca_torres@harvard.edu. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Application Deadline: April 15, 2017. Posted on: 03/06/2017

Press Internship

Harvard Art Museums Somerville, MA
The Harvard Art Museums is accepting applications for the position of Press Intern, working in the Communications Division. Applicants with a strong interest in the arts and have interest in archives management, public relations, arts administration, and/or communications are encouraged to apply. The intern will be tasked with clipping, scanning, and filing all press related to the Harvard Art Museums. Working closely with the Public Relations Manager and Communications Staff Assistant, the intern will be trained to preserve and catalog clippings for print and digital records. The intern may also be asked to assist with other needs of the Communications Division, which may include inventory of the research library, answering email inquiries, updating the communications databases, and collating and distributing promotional materials. This is an unpaid internship and the applicant must be receiving academic credit to be considered. The internship is open to qualified students who are able to begin work in June 2017 or earlier. The internship will run through August 2017. The hours are flexible within the M-F work week. Applicants should be independent, organized, and detail-oriented, and possess computer skills including Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and Power Point. Familiarity with Evernote and Filemaker a plus, but not required. Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter addressed to the Communications Department, Attn: Rebecca Torres, Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138. Please submit applications in electronic format to: rebecca_torres@harvard.edu. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Application Deadline: April 15, 2017. Posted on: 03/06/2017

Communications Internship

Harvard Art Museums Somerville , MA
The Harvard Art Museums is accepting applications for the position of Communications Intern. Applicants who are majoring in arts administration or marketing/communications with a strong interest in the arts are encouraged to apply. The intern will support marketing and public relations efforts within the division of Communications. Tasks shall include reading, clipping, and compiling of all Art Museums-related press; organizing and archiving press files; assisting in the distribution of promotional materials; assisting with social media efforts; and maintaining the communications database. This is an unpaid internship and the applicant must be receiving academic credit to be considered. The internship is open to qualified students who are able to begin work in June or earlier. The internship will run through August 2017.The hours are flexible within the M-F work week. Applicants should be independent, organized and efficient, and possess computer skills including Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and Power Point. Familiarity with Evernote and Filemaker a plus, but not required. Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter addressed to the Communications Department, Attn: Rebecca Torres, Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138. Please submit applications in electronic format to: rebecca_torres@harvard.edu. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Application Deadline: April 15, 2017 Posted on: 03/06/2017

Graphic Design Internship

Harvard Art Museums Somerville, MA
The Harvard Art Museums is accepting applications for the position of Graphic Design Intern. Applicants who are majoring in graphic design or photography are encouraged to apply. The intern will support efforts within the Communications Division. Tasks shall include editing, processing, and organization of photography; assisting in the production of advertising artwork; and assisting with layout and production of various museums communications. This is an unpaid internship and the applicant must be receiving academic credit to be considered. The internship is open to qualified students who are able to begin work in June or earlier. The internship will run through August 2017. The hours are flexible within the M-F work week. Applicants should be independent, organized, efficient and very proficient in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator. Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to the Design Department, Attn: Rebecca Torres, Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA. Please submit applications in electronic format to:rebecca_torres@harvard.edu. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please note that if qualified applicants are out of state, interviews may be conducted via Skype. Application Deadline: April 15, 2017 Posted on: 03/06/2017

Unpaid Intern

Vermont Granite Museum Barre , VT
The Vermont Granite Museum of Barre, Vermont is housed in a 300-foot long, 130 year old granite cutting shed. The long structure was built by the Jones Brothers Company as the first of its kind for the granite industry and was part of a large complex of buildings owned by the largest granite manufacturer in America. Projects and areas that interns can study include: Historical research - using primary documents, objects and photographs to develop web, exhibit, and tour content Archaeological research phase 1A survey of two granite companies Collections management - accessioning, cataloging, cleaning, and object storage Visitor experience - guiding tours, editing script and developing exhibits Marketing - website development, Facebook management, press releases and event promotion Program management RockFire, Barre Heritage and Homecoming Days, and Granite Festival Strategic planning developing and implementing policies and procedures into everyday practice Building and grounds maintenance - building improvements Museum studies gain practical experience in operating a history museum. To learn more about the position contact the museum at director@vtgranitemuseum.org or 802-476-4605. Posted on: 03/14/2017

Volunteer

Greeter

The Trustees- Mission House Stockbridge, MA
Travel back in time and invite the public on your adventures! Provide visitors with a friendly welcome and introduce them to the story of Mission House. Answer questions about the house and The Trustees as visitors enjoy the grounds and homes via self guided tours (scheduled tours occur July-August). This National Historic Landmark was home to the first missionary to the Mohican Indians, Rev. John Sergean. It showcases an outstanding collection of 18th-century American furniture and decorative arts, and tells the story of the Mohicans through artifacts gathered by Mabel Choate in the early 1930s and stories and perspectives from Mohicans today. Responsibilities -Enhance visitor experience by greeting guests and responding to their questions -Serve as an ambassador for The Trustees by promoting the Trustees’ mission, and encouraging visitors to become members -Seek out and approach groups to welcome them -Announce scheduled tour times to guests exploring the grounds -Gather information from visitors for mailing lists and promotional outreach Qualifications Customer-centric, enjoys and seeks out opportunities to interact with visitors Ability to share Trustees mission, membership and program information (with training) Flexible and independent Ability to pre-schedule shifts one month in advance Comfortable being outdoors during portions of shift Experience related to history/cultural museum preferred but not required Seeking individuals to cover 10:30am-3:30pm Saturdays and Sundays, June through August, with July and August as the priority time. As we launch this new program we will also be looking for individuals available for the same time frame on Fridays. Options of full shift or 10:30am-1:00pm and 1:00pm-3:30pm. Visit www.thetrustees.org/volunteer, email tbeasley@thetrustees.org or call 413-532-1631, 3119 to apply.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: None
Posted on: 04/04/2017

Tour Guide

The Trustees- Bryant Homestead Cummington, MA
Travel back in time and take 100s of visitors with you! The William Cullen Bryant Homestead, the 19th century home of American poet and conservationist William Cullen Bryant, provides an exciting opportunity to learn the stories of our past including Bryant's personal story and contributions to history as we know it. History lovers, retired individuals who enjoy interacting with the public, students seeking to explore careers and nature lovers can all find a home away from home at the Homestead. Join our team of enthusiastic tour guides and share these stories with others. Responsibilities: -Lead house tours and/or landscape tours using strategies and content provided -Welcome and orient visitors to the property -Provide friendly customer service Promote the mission of The Trustees, our work and our programs -Encourage guests to join us as members and volunteers Help ensure safety of visitors and the protection of the museum collection -Assist in the visitor center, as needed between tours -Support special events and programs -Participate in training sessions and stay aware of current Trustees happenings via enews, emails from regional staff and meeting attendance -Participate in continued improvement of tours by providing feedback and joining brainstorming sessions -Commit to reporting your service hours via the Trustees volunteer website Requirements: Excellent customer service skills; Interest in history, museum studies, public history, interpretation or education; prior experience preferred but not required; Active listener with excellent public speaking skills; Self-reflective;Able to learn tour content Visit www.thetrustees.org/volunteer or contact tbeasley@thetrustees.org, 413-532-1631, ext 3119
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: None
Posted on: 04/04/2017

Board Member

Board Member

The House of the Seven Gables Salem, MA
The House of the Seven Gables Settlement Association (The Gables) is recruiting individuals to join its Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees serves as principle fiduciary and wise steward of the organization and all of its resources. The Board governs with leadership, vision and oversight to create policies in accordance with our mission as well as to ensure the spirit of the mission is adhered to. It also discovers and responds to changing needs in our community in order to make a measurable impact. We achieve these goals through the full participation, commitment to inquiry and dedication of every Trustee. Members of the Board of Trustees support the work of The Gables by providing mission-based leadership, strategic governance and legal oversight for the organization. While day-to-day operations are led by the Executive Director and organizational staff, the Trustee-ED relationship is a partnership, and the appropriate involvement of each Trustee is both critical and expected. Trustees are expected to attend, actively engage and collegially participate in 9 board meetings a year, plus an annual retreat. They are also expected to support the financial sustainability of the organization by personally contributing at a financial level that is meaningful to them and supporting the organization’s development efforts in other ways, such as assisting with donor cultivation and stewardship and attending major fundraising and programmatic events. This is an open call for applicants, with no specific deadline. Candidates are invited to apply by emailing a cover letter and resume to Melissa Reynolds, Human Resources Manager at mreynolds@7gables.org. The mission of The Gables is to preserve our National Historic Landmark and leverage its power as an icon of American culture to engage diverse audiences and provide educational opportunities for our local immigrant community.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 03/30/2017

Other

Assistant Producer

Arts at MIT Cambridge, MA
Council for the Arts at MIT (CAMIT)/MIT Center for Art, Science, and Technology (CAST), to provide project support, logistical planning, and event assistance for CAMIT, CAST, and associated arts initiatives throughout the Institute. CAMIT responsibilities include assisting the director with planning and logistics for its annual meeting (e.g., registration, accounting tracking, staffing, preparing printed materials, transportation, etc.); assisting the director with managing the grants program; working with the communications team on advertising, dissemination, and reporting; compiling grant applications and assigning reviewers; creating and managing interview schedules; managing AV and catering; assisting with the management of tickets for classes institutional memberships program; and general office support. CAST duties will include providing support to the producers for visiting artist residencies, including travel, logistics management and account tracking; assisting communications team with web pages, publicity, and print materials; and assisting with CAST Symposium and McDermott Residency (e.g., coordinating travel, arranging accommodations for speakers, managing registrations, logistics, account tracking, liaising with MIT Conference Services, organizing on-site registration, preparing printed materials, catering, A/V, etc.). Will also perform other duties as requested. Job Requirements REQUIRED: in-depth knowledge of visual arts, music, theater, or related field; at least three years’ experience in arts programming and events management; excellent production and time management skills; excellent oral, written, and visual communication skills; initiative; flexibility. To apply: careers.mit.edu, job code 14677
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 04/14/2017

Producer, Abbe Museum Indian Market (AMIM)

Abbe Museum Bar Harbor, ME
The Producer position focuses on creating and launching the annual Abbe Museum Indian Market (inaugural event is May 18-20, 2018). This position will coordinate the activities, tasks, and events leading up to AMIM and will lead planning efforts with the support of the Abbe team and a volunteer AMIM Committee. The Producer will work closely with the President/CEO and will implement policies established by the President/CEO and the Trustees. This is a part-time (20 hours) contract position. For more information, including details on how to apply, please visit our website: https://www.abbemuseum.org/work-at-the-abbe/
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Contract
Posted on: 04/12/2017

Administrative/membership co-ordinator

Ipswich Museum Ipswich, MA
The Ipswich Museum, a small history museum in Ipswich,MA seeks a part time administrative/membership coordinator. This entry level position requires the ability to multi-tasks and handle interruptions. Past Perfect knowledge helpful in processing membership forms, data-entry for development and events/handling inventory for museum store/staff person for tourism committee(in season), web site updates and other tasks as needed. Some evenings work may be required to help with various events. Staff consist of director,curator and educator who are all part time.To apply, please email resume and letter of interest to director@ipswichmuseum.org.or send by mail to Terri Stephens, Director, Ipswich Museum, 54 S. Main St. Ipswich, MA 01938
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $12 to$15 an hour
Posted on: 03/23/2017

Seasonal Laborers

Heritage Museums & Gardens Sandwich , MA
Seasonal Laborers are members of the Horticulture Department of Heritage Museums and Gardens. Reporting as assigned to one of the Senior Gardeners, the seasonal laborer works to maintain the Garden in the best possible condition during the prime visitation season. Using best practices and showcasing sustainability, the seasonal gardener works to maintain the Garden in the best possible condition for the visiting public. Perform various gardening tasks as assigned. including, but are not limited to: Weeding and. mulching plant beds as assigned. Mow grass, trim and weed-eat lawn areas as needed. Apply and spread wood chips on pathways. Move soil and compost and spread on beds and other areas as assigned. Renovate lawn areas and apply topsoil and grass seed as needed and as assigned. Rake leaves, vacuum and collect leaves and transport to leaf composting area. Participate in spring and fall clean-ups. Sweep walks and clean debris from walks, lawns and the Garden after weather events. Other duties as assigned. Start date in Spring: March 1-15, end date in Fall: October 15-November 15, both depending on weather. Education and experience: Minimum of five years combined experience as a horticulturist. Must have the ability to work outside for 8 hours in all weather conditions, continuously walk, stand, bend and/or stoop. He/she must have the ability to push, pull and/or lift 50 pounds. Must have a valid Massachusetts driver’s license. Interested candidates should respond to: Les Lutz, Director of Horticulture and Facilities Management Heritage Museums and Gardens 67 Grove Street Sandwich, MA 02563 or llutz@heritagemuseums.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 03/22/2017

Obed Macy Research Chair

Nantucket Historical Association Nantucket, MA
The Obed Macy Research Chair (“NHA Historian”) oversees key research, publication, writing and historical documentation for the NHA and collaborates with staff in the development, coordination, and evaluation of programs, publications, and exhibitions that strengthen the historical accuracy and integrity of the NHA’s offerings. Engaging staff and volunteers in the furtherance of research-related objectives of the NHA, the Historian will oversee the NHA Oral History Program; coordinate with the Annual Verney Fellow; coordinate meetings and activities of the NHA Research Fellows; lead the completion of the NHA Interpretation Master Plan; and participate in the development of historic structures reports, cultural landscape reports, and furnishing plans for NHA’s historic sites. He/she will participate as a key team member of both the Exhibition Planning Team and Program Planning and Review Committee (PPRC). He/she will appreciate that all successful history teaching is essentially the practice of ‘exact imagining’ and have a firm focus on end products and the transformative difference research in a museum environment makes to the visitor experience. He/she will promote the Association and its aims through engagement, cultivation, and coordination of scholar educators, and be at home in archives, objects, and stories, appreciating that such resources help weave an historical narrative of Nantucket as a microcosm of America. The NHA Historian is a full-time position, exempt from overtime. Send cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Catherine Taylor, Director of Museum Resources, NHA, PO Box 1016, Nantucket, MA 02554 or email: ctaylor@nha.org Deadline for application is Friday, May 5.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience
Posted on: 03/20/2017

Deputy Director

Colby College Museum of Art Waterville, ME
The deputy director occupies a critical leadership position within the Museum of Art. Working closely with and reporting to the Museum’s director and chief curator, the deputy director provides organizational leadership and oversees the overall administrative management of the museum, including implementation of strategic objectives and organizational initiatives. The deputy director works collaboratively with department leadership in collections, curatorial, education, and the newly launched Lunder Institute for American Art to promote a highly functional, interactive, and dynamic museum team. The deputy director encourages and models interdepartmental communication and actively identifies and increases efficiencies within museum work flow on a continual basis. This position also motivates staff, provides and models effective project management skills, and represents the Museum to internal and external audiences and partners. TO APPLY: Interested candidates should apply electronically by clicking the "Apply Now" button on the Colby College website. Please submit a letter of interest including salary requirements, resume, and the contact information of three professional references. Materials should be addressed to: Deputy Director - Search Committee, Office of Human Resources, Colby College, 5500 Mayflower Hill, Waterville, ME 04901-8855 http://www.colby.edu/administration_cs/humanresources/employment/administrative.cfm
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 03/06/2017

Mellon Assistant Curator for Diversity in the Arts

Williams College Williamstown, MA
Mellon Assistant Curator for Diversity in the Arts Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA) Williams College is pleased to announce an opening for a Mellon Assistant Curator for Diversity in the Arts. This is a full-time, three-year term position starting July 2017 designed to provide growth and development for outstanding scholars and emerging curators from groups under-represented in the museum field, offering curatorial and academic engagement experience and providing a professional bridge to long term museum careers. WCMA makes dynamic art experiences to incite new thinking about art, museums, and the world. The museum is a vibrant center for the arts at Williams that embodies the potential for the liberal arts to catalyze our ability to think creatively and critically. The museum is dedicated to providing a robust experience for an emerging curator. The Mellon Assistant Curator will serve as a critical member of an ambitious and collaborative curatorial and engagement team. The Assistant Curator will participate in a range of curatorial and academic engagement activities and contribute expertise toward diversifying the museum's collections, exhibitions, and programs to reflect the curriculum and the student body. For the detailed job posting and/or to apply for this position, please visit http://staff-careers.williams.edu. EOE/AA Apply here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/48vhywv4m4 PI97093255
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 03/06/2017