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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

Associate Director of Museum Administration

Smith College Northampton, MA
Associate Director of Museum Administration Smith College Museum of Art Smith College is accepting applications for an Associate Director of Museum Administration. As a key member of the Executive Team at SCMA, is responsible for supervising operations and ensuring sound financial planning and management across all departments of the museum. In addition, the Associate Director supports the Director and Chief Curator in efforts to ensure long-term financial stability, implements seamless operations, and enhances overall visitor experience. In the absence of the Director and Chief Curator, this position is charged with day-to-day leadership decisions; oversees a range of essential functions including accounting and finance, visitor services, security, retail operations, legal matters, and coordinating information technology systems and facilities operation and maintenance for a 59,000 square foot building. Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Arts Administration, Business Administration, or a related field required plus a minimum of eight years in senior level administration and/or financial management required, with five years in non-profit management capacity preferred or an equivalent combination of education/experience. MBA preferred. Review of application will begin immediately. To be considered for this position, apply on-line at http://smithcollege.hiretouch.com Smith College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 03/07/2017

Managing/Executive Director

Orleans Historical Society Orleans, MA
NEW DIRECTOR FOR A NEW DIRECTION! Non-profit on the verge of a big expansion seeks an Executive with strong leadership, marketing and business development skills. If you have proven expertise in management, fund-raising, strategic planning and promotion, ideally in the non-profit sector, we have the job for you! This full-time position supervises a part-time museum director and volunteers. It reports to the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors. Please send resume and salary requirements to Board Chair, Orleans Historical Society, P.O. Box 353, Orleans, MA 02653.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with skills/experience
Posted on: 03/06/2017

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

Office Assistant - Arlington Historical Society

Arlington Historical Society Arlington, MA
Primary responsibilities include administrative support at the Arlington Historical Society in Arlington MA. Duties will include: marketing and communications related to Society programs (including museum functions); routine office inquiries; maintaining and organizing files; assisting with periodic fundraising mailings; scheduling field trips with local schools; assist in collections management tasks; and other duties as necessary. This is a part-time position of 5 hours per week on average, however scheduling can be adjusted to work more during times of most need and less during slower periods to benefit both the organization and the applicant. Scheduled time should be within regular Society office hours Tuesday – Thursday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Office Assistant will report to the Director of the Arlington Historical Society, and key board members as needed. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree. Strong written and verbal communication skills, including a high comfort level in dealing with the public; strong administrative and office experience; team player with a collaborative approach; good problem-solving skills; general ease with computers, technology, and learning to use new software and platforms; facility with MS Office; ability to work independently; interest in history, or experience in museum or archives setting helpful. Please submit a letter of interest and resume by email to contact@arlingtonhistorical.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 03/01/2017

Executive Assistant to the Director

deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum Lincoln, MA
The Executive Assistant (EA) to the Director provides administrative and project-based support to deCordova’s Executive Director and Board as well as donor relations and event support for the Director’s office. The EA plans, organizes, and directs the day-to-day administrative operations of the Director’s office and is responsible for the coordination and planning of the Director’s schedule and travel as well as of key projects as requested by the Director. The EA provides administrative support for deCordova’s 25-member Board of Trustees, Overseers, and various Museum Committees, and provides operational support for fundraising efforts and events. In addition, the EA is responsible for general office management for deCordova’s administrative functions. Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and a minimum of 2 years of experience providing comprehensive administrative support to a manager, administrator or executive officer preferably for a non-profit organization. Candidates must have the demonstrated ability to manage complex projects, schedules, day-to-day workload and competing priorities under pressure and in a detailed manner. Excellent interpersonal skills including the demonstrated ability to represent an organization, both internally and externally, with the highest level of integrity, professionalism, confidentiality and diplomacy is also required. Must also possess a demonstrated high-level of proficiency utilizing Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Gmail. This is a full-time position that regularly requires evening and early morning hours along with occasional weekend hours in support of meetings and events. Please submit an application to sgiebutowski@decordova.org. Please include a resume and cover letter.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/28/2017

Executive Director

Castine Historical Society Castine, ME
The Board of Directors of the Castine Historical Society (CHS) seeks an energetic leader and historian who can share our passion for Castine and its rich history. Located in two historic buildings on the Town Common, CHS is dedicated to engaging residents and visitors of all ages in the exploration of Castine’s diverse historical resources. The Abbott School building now houses permanent and seasonal exhibits and a community meeting space. In 2008, CHS purchased and carefully restored the Grindle House, a mid-19th century, three-story home of the Greek Revival style which now serves as the research center and archival storage for the Society’s historical collections. Governed by an active volunteer board of 15 members, and guided by a strategic plan that was completed in 2016, CHS is ready to welcome its first Executive Director. CHS has an endowment currently valued at $5.4 million, a 2017 budget of approximately $270,000, and employs a full-time curator and a part-time administrative assistant to support the engagement of an active corps of volunteer docents, guides, and event volunteers. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and résumé to Starboard Leadership Consulting at the following address search1@starboardleadership.com. The cover letter and résumé should contain detailed information concerning work experience, past successes, leadership experience, qualifications, and fundraising capabilities. Review of applications will begin on March 27.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/24/2017

Director

Storrowton Village Museum West Springfield, MA
Oversees all activities, staffing and volunteers of Storrowton museum and gift shops. Responsible for managing the financial aspects of the more than $400,000 annual operating budget. The Director is a member of the Senior Staff team and is responsible for input in company-wide issues and programming. Interested parties should submit a letter and resume to: Storrowton Village Museum, Director Posting, 1305 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield MA 01089 and/or email same to dpicard@thebige.com
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: $50,000 to $80,000 commensurate with experience
Posted on: 02/23/2017

Deputy Director for Programs

New Art Center Newton, MA
The New Art Center is a community art education space which offers exceptional opportunities to make, exhibit, view, think about and talk about art. The Center seeks a dynamic, experienced Deputy Director for Programs to oversee and implement all programs, including studio art classes, exhibitions and associated public programs. This position will have primary operational responsibility for all New Art Center educational programming for the public, including programs for underserved communities. The position will also serve as the internal leader of the organization, responsible for all aspects of the organization's infrastructure: operations, human resources and administration. The Deputy Director will lead internal monitoring and continuous improvement efforts and ensure that all functions and operations are supported by effective systems for planning, budgeting, evaluation and reporting. As part of the senior management team, the Deputy Director shares responsibility for ensuring financial health, maintaining a learning culture, and advancing organizational development. The Deputy Director will collaborate closely with the Development & Communications Manager, who is responsible for fund development, external outreach, marketing and communications. Successful candidates will be highly organized, able to ensure smooth day-to-day operations, creative and systems-minded with the capacity to develop and implement sophisticated and efficient processes and protocols. The ideal fit will be a person who thrives in a startup/less structured environment and is comfortable and flexible taking on multiple responsibilities as needed, in both hands-on and supervisory capacities. To view the full job description please see below: http://www.newartcenter.org/news/article.aspx?id=309
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: 55,000-65,000
Posted on: 02/23/2017

President

Massachusetts Historical Society Boston, MA
The Massachusetts Historical Society (MHS), the oldest institution of its kind in the United States, seeks a dynamic and accomplished leader to serve as its next President. The President will work with the Board and with the staff of the MHS to promote its mission, elevate its profile, and advance historical knowledge. This effort will include the further development and implementation of the Society's strategic plan, and the strengthening of its financial base. The next President will expand on these efforts and be a vigorous and compelling champion for the Society, setting direction and advocating for the work of the MHS, and continuing to raise its profile. The Society seeks a superb strategist with the ability to build, direct, and inspire. The successful candidate will have a strong appreciation for public history and the proven ability to identify and develop sources of support for the Society's strategic requirements and aspirations. The Massachusetts Historical Society has retained the services of Isaacson, Miller to assist with this search. Confidential inquiries, nominations, referrals, and resumes with cover letters should be sent electronically and in confidence to: Anita Tien, Vice President and Micah Pierce, Associate. Isaacson, Miller, Inc. 263 Summer Street, 7th Floor. Boston, MA 02210 www.imsearch.com/6074 The Massachusetts Historical Society is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/21/2017

Deputy/Associate Director

Providence Children's Museum Providence, RI
Providence Children’s Museum seeks an energetic, inspiring leader with demonstrated commitment to children’s play and learning and high level of technical competency in museum, communications and administrative management to serve as Deputy/Associate Director. The Deputy/Associate Director partners with the Executive Director to provide leadership and direction to all Museum departments in the planning, development and management of Museum exhibits, programs and operations, and directly oversees communications, visitor services and technology integration. In the absence of the Executive Director, the Deputy/Associate Director makes decisions concerning Museum operations including matters of budget, staffing and organization. Working collaboratively with the Museum’s department directors and other colleagues, partners, funders, and the public, s/he assists in planning the Museum’s fundraising, exhibit and programing schedule in an innovative, strategic manner. S/he directly and indirectly supervises the work of nine employees. Qualifications include: broad understanding of museum practice, IT requirements, business needs and new technologies; successful track record of driving strategic initiatives from inception through completion; seven or more years experience in a museum or similar educational institution (must include administration); masters in education, museum studies or related field, or equivalent experience; record of accomplishments as an effective manager; strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills; familiarity with child development and learning theory; and demonstrated ability to form positive relationships between colleagues, funders, and community partners. For a full position description including application instructions, visit http://childrenmuseum.org/employment.asp.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/15/2017

Vice President for Watercraft Preservation and Programs

Mystic Seaport Mystic, CT
Mystic Seaport is the nation’s leading maritime museum. Founded in 1929 to gather and preserve the rapidly disappearing artifacts of America’s seafaring past, the Museum has grown to become a national center for research and education with the mission to “inspire an enduring connection to the American maritime experience.” Mystic Seaport is seeking a Vice President for Watercraft Preservation and Programs. The Vice President will provide vision, leadership, and strategic oversight for Mystic Seaport’s Watercraft Preservation and Programs consistent with the Strategic Plan. The VP is responsible for setting a vision for the department as well as motivating individuals to achieve set goals. The VP will participate in a broad range of internal and external activities that will enhance and promote the Seaport’s relationship with the maritime community. He/She will serve as an ambassador and champion for Mystic Seaport to help secure resources for the museum and its maritime programs. The VP will report directly into the Chief Operating Officer and will be responsible for the preservation and curatorial aspects of the Watercraft Collection and the programs developed around it or focused on the water, Oversee the management of the Henry B. duPont Preservation Shipyard Department and the Watercraft Programs Department (e.g., BRILLIANT Program, and Boat House) and all other operational watercraft, and develop and manage appropriate professional relationships with others in the field, including yacht clubs, industry groups, other not-for-profit organizations, museums, etc. Please visit https://www.mysticseaport.org/about/employment/all-positions/ for the full job description and application information.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/01/2017

Collections

Curator of Collections

Old Colony History Museum Taunton, MA
The OCHM seeks a Curator to oversee a collection of New England decorative arts, textiles, militaria and silver, as well as archival holdings and a small library. Primary responsibilities will include: working closely with the Director to develop a curatorial vision for the museum; supervising multiple long-range projects while fulfilling day-to-day requirements; serving as the primary interpreter of the museum collection, including training and overseeing docents as well as giving occasional guided tours; modernizing our internal classification and storage systems; accepting the challenges of storing a museum collection in an1852 building; supervising a team of volunteers; working with visiting researchers and those who submit inquiries by mail or email; planning and executing special exhibitions. Qualifications include: M.A. (or equivalent) in Museum Studies, History, or a related field; experience with modern museum practices and a desire to experiment with new ideas; knowledge of American history, preferably within southeastern MA; commitment to audience engagement and public outreach; experience with archival and library collections; experience with historic research and writing; excellent time management skills and attention to detail; ability and willingness to work as part of a team; knowledge of Past Perfect software is a plus; proficiency in Microsoft Office suite; willingness to interact with the public on a daily basis Required hours are Tuesday-Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with occasional additional hours as needed. Annual compensation of $30,000 plus health benefits. Please send cover letter and resume to info@oldcolonyhistorymuseum.org, as a Word attachment only, with “Curator of Collections” in the subject line.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: 30,000
Posted on: 03/01/2017

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

Curator

Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm Tamworth, NH
Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm (www.remickmuseum.org) seeks a Curator to oversee collections management, exhibit research & installation, and historic structures & interiors. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Curator is a key member of Remick’s management team. This is a unique opportunity for someone with a passion for rural history, preferably New England c. 1800-1950s. Interest in agricultural and/or medical history is a plus given the wide interpretive focus of this institution located in historic Tamworth, NH. Duties will include, but are not limited to, the following: 1) collection assessment, creation of a systematic plan for collections’ development, review/update curatorial policies/procedures; 2) oversee exhibit areas within the Museum Center and historic Enoch Remick House, as well as within agricultural outbuildings; 3) develop an outdoor interpretive signage plan for self-guided tours; 4) assist with writing content for museum publications as well as website and social media; 5) participate in special events & community outreach; 6) supervise volunteers, interns, and/or staff assisting with curatorial tasks and projects. Requirements: BA (MA preferred) in American, social or public history, with a minimum of 5-years curatorial experience in a museum or historical society. Qualifications must include proficiency with PastPerfect software. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, creative and a team player who is comfortable working in a rural setting. Remick is an EOE and offers a competitive salary with health benefits and PTO. Send cover letter/resume to csutherland@remickmuseum.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. No phone calls please.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/16/2017

Curator of South Asian Art

Peabody Essex Museum Salem, MA
The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM), a major museum in metro-Boston, seeks a dynamic curator of South Asian art to play a pivotal role in shaping and implementing the museum’s team-based program in Asian art and its specific manifestation of Indian and South Asian art and culture. The new curator will have deep experience in South Asian art, a track record of engaging exhibitions, active in global circles, with a strong commitment to interpretation and programming. PEM has preeminent collections in modern Indian art and Kalighat painting and an extensive Bhutanese textile collection, as well as works from other Southeast Asian cultures. http://www.pem.org/collections/. OPPORTUNITIES: The curator will develop a more interconnected view of Asian cultures, foster a dialogue between historical and contemporary expressions, and organize collection-based installations of Indian and South Asian art that integrate engaging ideas, new interpretive methods, immersive experiences, and design. RESPONSIBILITIES: Lead new permanent-collection installation devoted to South Asian art, opening 2018-2022. Organize exhibitions, secure traveling exhibitions, with special emphasis on Indian art. Develop plan to strengthen PEM’s collection. Cultivate patrons, enhance the museum’s international network, identify opportunities to exchange exhibition projects, loans and expertise. Serve on other museum teams. REQUIRED: MA, art history or cultural studies; specialty in Indian or South Asian art/culture. Exhibition experience. Must be a team-player, donor relationship-builder, enjoy innovative approaches. An established international network is desirable. Experience with both historical and contemporary art preferred. Full qualifications/how to apply: www.museum-search.com. Apply by 4/17/2017 to SearchandRef@museum-search.com. EOE. Nominations welcome.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/01/2017

Collection Manager

The Trustees of Reservations Harvard, MA
The Trustees of Reservations is looking for a Collections Manager to join the organization’s curatorial team in the study and care of the collections at Fruitlands Museum in Harvard, Massachusetts. Founded in 1891, The Trustees mission is to preserve properties of exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value across the state. The Trustees maintains 116 properties, including more than a dozen historic houses containing more than 40,000 objects and more than 26,000 acres of conservation land. The Fruitlands Museum collection includes important Hudson River landscape paintings and early American portraiture, along with a diverse compilation of Shaker materials, Transcendentalist personal artifacts, and Native American materials that represent an intact collection amassed by Clara Endicott Sears (1863-1960) in the early 20th century. A key component of this position will be conducting a property-wide inventory of the collection. In addition, this position will help in the short-term care of and long term strategy for the continued care of the collection. This person will also work with the curator to assist with the installation and de-installation of exhibits in the galleries and historic buildings on-site, as well as preparing incoming and outgoing loans. To apply and to see a full job description please visit http://www.thetrustees.org/about-us/employment/ .
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 01/27/2017

Development and Marketing

Membership Manager

Bruce Museum Greenwich, CT
Membership Manager reports to the Development Manager/Donor Relations Manager and is responsible for leading the Membership Program through a wide range of acquisition and retention plans, including: manage operations/correspondence; compile monthly renewal, upgrade and conversion reports; create text for all membership collateral material; create/implement strategic membership acquisition opportunities; address all concerns/questions of members with efficiency and sensitivity; oversee stewardship responsibilities for members; oversee design/implementation of retention/conversion strategies and strategic plan for new member recruitment initiatives; represent membership interests with other staff/volunteers and alignment with Museum programming; design Founding Member programs tied to institutional growth; manage/maintain accurate membership records, including timely acknowledgements, revenue reports, mailing lists, member lists and other reports as needed; oversee Robert Bruce Circle membership activities and assist with Corporate Leadership Council, including event management; oversee membership events. Qualifications: Degree in Arts Administration, Art History, Museum Studies, and/or other liberal arts discipline preferred; 5+ years of museum or other non-profit experience working with all levels of donors; Fundraising experience essential & experience organizing special events required; Prior supervisory experience necessary; Presentation skills important; strong communication/organization skills required; Familiarity with PCs, Microsoft Office and web-based communication platforms required; Strong Raiser’s Edge experience preferred; Altru experience preferred; Occasional weekend/evening event work required; Strong interest in the arts preferred. Resume and cover letter to: membership@brucemuseum.org. No phone calls, please.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 03/14/2017

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

Marketing & Development Coordinator

Cape Cod Museum of Art Dennis, MA
We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic individual to help develop and execute marketing and development plans for the Museum that integrate with an evolving fundraising plan and branding strategy being undertaken by our Board of Trustees and staff. This position requires an ability to envision a broad-based plan, and also requires the skills to execute the day-to-day needs of press, Constant Contact, and social media. Proficiency needed in organizing and creating timelines that coordinate with other staff; managing projects; designing, monitoring and managing a website; and producing graphic collateral for events and campaigns. We are looking for a team player with excellent interpersonal and organizing skills, an ability to navigate stressful situations calmly and professionally, an ability to write well for marketing and press purposes, and an understanding of the non-profit fundraising/marketing/public relations/outreach intersections. B.A. and experience in development, marketing, and PR required. Non-profit experience preferred. Excellent organizational, verbal, written and communications skills. Proficiency with computer database and graphics programs. Requires administrative-level fluency with Microsoft Office Suite and ability to operate all standard office equipment. Must be organized, detail-oriented, able to multitask, manage conflict and potentially stressful situations, and work with people of diverse backgrounds and age levels. Ability and willingness to work with a team to accomplish tasks, even if outside regular job description. A flexible style and a flexibility in hours, including evenings and weekends, is required. Please email cover letter and resume to Angela J. Bilski, Assistant Director at angela@ccmoa.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/28/2017

Events Manager

Providence Children's Museum Providence, RI
Providence Children’s Museum, a nationally recognized, progressive institution, budget $2.6M, needs Events Manager, permanent full-time (40 hours). Reports to Director of Development. Summary: As a key member of the development team, responsible for: an annual gala, golf tournament, adult-only Museum play night, and other events, e.g. cause marketing to achieve budgeted income goals and increased Museum contributions; recruiting and supporting event volunteers; and increasing awareness of the Museum as a valued regional educational and recreational resource. Fundraising/donor relations, related management/administration, and communications/marketing responsibilities include: Researches, cultivates, solicits, recognizes and sustains individual/corporate donors. Maintains excellent Board/donor relations; collaborates interdepartmentally to engage all Museum constituents as potential donors. Remains current; uses best practice, innovative and strategic methods to optimize outcomes. Establishes event goals, strategies, budgets. Accurate timely donor/financial data oversight. Recruits/manages committee leaders/members. Evaluates/selects site, food, other reliable vendors; manages contracts. Writes and coordinates production of all event-related collateral (print, web). Works collaboratively with Directors of Development, Communications, Education and Graphic Designer, e.g. to design public relations plan. Ensures Museum's positive image. Works with an assistant, manages student interns; remains professionally current. Qualifications: Bachelors degree. Minimum five years fundraising experience; proven track record in raising funds, event/volunteer management. Excellent writing, verbal, interpersonal skills. Energetic motivator. Skilled in Microsoft Office Suite, FileMaker Pro, new technology. References needed. Benefits: Health, dental, vision, vacation and personal time. Equal Opportunities Employer. Cover letter and resume as PDF attachments (e.g. Smith, Bob; Resume.pdf) to Director of Development, Providence Children’s Museum: Laurelli@ChildrenMuseum.org by 3/3/17.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience
Posted on: 02/27/2017

Director of Development

Martha's Vineyard Museum Edgartown, MA
The Martha’s Vineyard Museum seeks a dynamic and motivated fundraiser to lead our Development Department and our Comprehensive Capital Campaign. The Development Director is a crucial member of the MV Museum team, and provides the leadership, management and coordination for all individual and institutional fundraising efforts. The successful candidate has a strong background in non-profit development with a familiarity of large capital campaigns, is familiar with the island of Martha’s Vineyard and well-attuned to local customs and politics, and has a stellar personality with a good sense of humor. S/he must be a fearless fundraiser, have demonstrable experience successfully soliciting major gifts, and work strategically and collegially with a team of staff, board members, and volunteers. The right candidate will have a deep understanding of the fundraising process, and can be adaptable to a wide range of personalities, situations, beliefs and behaviors. Start date May 1st. For a complete list of job duties, please visit www.mvmuseum.org/jobs.php To apply, please send cover letter, resume and two writing samples to: Katy Fuller at kfuller@mvmuseum.org EOE
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/21/2017

Development Director

Avery Copp House Museum Groton, CT
The Avery Copp House Museum in Groton, CT is seeking a Development Director to be responsible for planning and implementing fundraising initiatives. We are a small and growing historic house museum located within the Thames River Heritage Park. The new director will work with the board of directors on creating a development plan, including identifying and applying for grants and other fundraising opportunities. Responsibilities will include the inauguration of a membership program; overseeing the Annual Appeal; the cultivation of long-term donors and planned giving; and the maintenance of a donor database. This position requires the ability to establish relationships with corporate partners and community organizations. The new director will be involved in marketing and public communications for the museum, and work closely with the Museum Director on creating a volunteer program. Candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree, with knowledge and experience in fundraising management. This new, full-time position requires superior communication and organizational skills. Strategic thinking, an interest in volunteer and donor services, and an ability to play well with others will be important for a successful candidate. For more information on the museum please visit the web site at www.averycopphouse.org. Interested applicants please send a cover letter, resume, and three references with contact information to averycoppdevelopment@gmail.com. Applications will be accepted until March 31, 2017.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/16/2017

Membership and Annual Fund 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 seeks a goal-oriented, results-driven, and self-motivated Membership and Annual Find Manager who will work to achieve all given targets for membership sales and annual fund. Membership responsibilities include: bringing in new members and retaining existing members; sell memberships at designated locations at the museum, online, and at external events; attend and act as lead staff on all member events; develop and implement membership sales revenue generating ideas including the merchandising and presentation of sales literature and sales materials to potential new members; process all membership materials. Annual Fund responsibilities include: manage the Museum’s current annual fund program including drafting special appeal letters, acknowledgement letters and processing of all annual fund donations; develop/oversee annual mail solicitation campaigns; work with the DOD on implementing additional special projects (online campaigns etc.) as needed to meet annual fund goals; create reports for DOD to track Annual Fund progress and regularly present suggestions/solutions to broaden the base of fundraising support. Experience and skills needed: BA or BS. 7-10 years’ experience in development for non-profit with 2-5 of those years managing staff and/or volunteers. Preference for experience in Blackbaud/Raisers Edge. Ability to interpret data on reports. Excellent writing skills and oral communication skills. Please send cover letter & resume to: Sue Haverstock shavestock@plimoth.org. See website for more information www.plimoth.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/10/2017

Senior Development Officer

Norman Rockwell Museum Stockbridge, MA
Norman Rockwell Museum is seeking a Senior Development Officer (SDO) to lead and manage fundraising efforts to develop and grow relationships with individual donors and members. The successful candidate will work with the Chief Advancement Officer to broaden individual giving strategies, raise awareness of the Museum, deepen understanding of the Museum’s work, and increase donations with a particular emphasis on major donor partnerships, gala fundraising efforts and cultivating members. This position is responsible for fundraising goals associated with major gifts, gala and membership. The SDO will join a campaign team and serve a critical role in soliciting and managing donors for a major donor campaign in celebration of Norman Rockwell Museum’s 50th Anniversary in 2019. He/she will manage individual giving efforts associated with the campaign, which comprehensively include capital, annual and endowment giving. Key responsibilities include working with a Portfolio of individuals to increase interest and giving to a variety of Museum fundraising campaigns, utilizing Moves Management system, creating proposals and conducting solicitation of individuals to support Norman Rockwell Museum projects and campaign, hosting individual, member and/or donor cultivation events. Must have 3 to 6 years’ experience with Moves Management and Major Gifts fundraising. Strong understanding of charitable planned giving vehicles. Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; or five to seven years related experience and or/training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Competitive salary and benefit package. Send cover letter and resume with three references to Holly Coleman, Director of Human Resources, employment@nrm.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 01/31/2017

Education

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

Genetics Educator

Connecticut Science Center Hartford, CT
The Connecticut Science Center located in downtown Hartford, Connecticut has an exciting new position and is seeking a Genetics Educator to develop and facilitate innovative, engaging, hands-on genetics and biology related activities for a family audience as well as for students in grades K-12. This educator will also create and implement adult programming centered on current and emerging health, genetics and biology research. This is an exempt, full-time (40 hours/week) position. A Bachelor’s degree in biology and/or education, demonstrating a strong foundation and background in genetics or molecular biology is required. To view the full job description, please go to https://ctsciencecenter.org/about/employment/. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to HR@CTScienceCenter.org and please reference “Genetics Educator” in the subject line by April 7, 2017.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 03/08/2017

Chocolate & Print Shop Interpreters

Old North Church & Historic Site Boston, MA
As the public faces of the Clough House, a historic home located on the campus of the famous Old North Church, interpreters will be trained in both The Printing Office of Edes & Gill and Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop, educating our visitors on the history of colonial chocolate and colonial printing. Interpreters, wearing period appropriate clothing (provided), conduct chocolate demonstrations with tools and materials found in the 18th century and assist the Print Master with various tasks. Each of these living history programs contains an essential retail component for which Interpreters are also responsible. Responsibilities include: welcoming all visitors upon entrance; providing informative, interesting presentations on chocolate and managing the print shop alongside the master printer; soliciting voluntary donations; cleaning all equipment and the shops; restocking, folding, and presenting the merchandise; cashiering; provide way finding information and general information about the campus and the surrounding neighborhood; and wearing and maintaining the provided period clothing. This position does not require first-person interpretation. Qualifications: excellent public speaking skills, passion for history and education; outgoing and engaging personality; cash handling experience; ability to work in a fast paced environment; ability to stand for long periods of time. It is essential that you are available weekends and holidays for the duration of the season, which runs April 1 - October 31. To apply for this position, please email your resume (no more than 2 pages) and letter of interest to jobs@oldnorth.com. Please include the position in the subject!
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $11/hr
Posted on: 03/07/2017

Educators

Old North Church & Historic Site Boston, MA
As the public faces of the Old North Church, educators must be friendly, outgoing, and engaging to our visitors (approximately 500,000 annually), ensuring a memorable and enjoyable experience for everyone. This position is perfect for those who love to share their passion for history with others and facilitate meaning-making for visitors in a historic site. Responsibilities include welcoming and providing excellent customer service to all visitors; leading brief presentations on the history of the church to groups as large as 200 people and as small as 10; facilitating thirty minute tours and additional educational programs to all ages; providing information on the North End neighborhood and the city of Boston; opening and closing the church campus; keeping the church building clean; and soliciting donations. Qualifications: excellent public speaking skills and a friendly smile; mature and outgoing personality; must love talking with people; interest in education, history, or museums preferred; outstanding customer service skills; ability to work in a fast-paced team environment and manage several tasks simultaneously; reliability and professional appearance. This position requires climbing steep stairs, navigating narrow passageways and working in indoor and outdoor New England weather conditions. Previous education, theater, and customer service experience a plus! Selected candidates MUST be available to attend an all-day training on ONE of the following dates: April 1, April 26, or May 20. To apply for this position, please email your resume (no more than 2 pages) and letter of interest to jobs@oldnorth.com.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $11/hr
Posted on: 03/07/2017

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

Museum Educator/Tour Guide

Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum Warner, NH
This part-time, hourly, non-exempt position offers a unique opportunity to practice a wide range of skills by leading innovative, interdisciplinary activities, and connecting people of all ages with the museum’s collection. The Educator is instrumental in strengthening visitors’ appreciation of Mt Kearsarge Indian Museum and Medicine Woods with diverse topics in Native culture, art, and historical interpretation. The museum delivers programs to all age groups; majority of events are family-friendly. The Educator and Tour Guide must be available to work weekdays and weekends; scheduling and number of hours worked per week will be seasonally flexible. QUALIFICATIONS: • Creative, motivated, and enthusiastic with strong can-do attitude; excellent public presentation skills; makes learning a fun adventure! • Experience in museum setting and/or classroom settings preferred. Comfortable speaking with groups and individuals • Experience with teaching and guiding techniques. Demonstrated skill in creating age-appropriate materials for many learning styles, including knowledge of hands-on, inquiry-based learning theories is preferred. Training will be available. • Reliable and punctual; able to multi-task and manage time effectively in a small but busy workplace RESPONSIBILITIES: • Give tours to visitors • Teach educational programming through tours and hands-on activities • Help oversee daily operations in the museum, including opening/closing • May help with the museum’s yearly changing gallery • Interpreting the museum’s collections • Furthering knowledge in the best practices of museum education • Undertakes or assists any special projects at the request of the Education Manager or Director. Interested applicants should send a cover letter detailing specific interest and resume with three references by March 31, 2017.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 03/03/2017

Museum Educator and Assistant

Historic Newton Newton, MA
Description: Historic Newton seeks a Museum Educator and Assistant to work at both its locations—the Jackson Homestead & Museum and the Durant-Kenrick House & Grounds. The position encompasses two roles. As Educator, one prepares, presents, and develops education programs for learning groups from a variety of backgrounds, interests, and ages through passionate interest in historical accuracy, connecting with learners, and expanding personal knowledge; and, as Museum Assistant, the position greets, orients, and assists visitors and callers while maintaining a safe, clean museum environment and being on hand to address routine questions, unforeseen occurrences, and any emergencies. Qualifications: Interpersonal skills, including effective communication with an extremely diversified audience, are vital in this combined position. Organizational ability and enthusiasm for exploring history are also important. How To Apply: Send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Max Metz Jr., Manager at Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds of Historic Newton: mmetz@newtonma.gov
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $10-$12 (depending on context of work)
Posted on: 03/02/2017

Costumed Historian/Farm Worker

Old Sturbridge Village Sturbridge, MA
The Agriculture Lead Interpreter will manage daily operation of program, livestock, and exhibits. Take a front line management role and facilitate the OSV experience for all learners in a friendly, courteous and professional manner. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Responsible for providing support to the coordinator for the day-to-day operation of the agriculture program, mentoring paid and volunteer staff, providing content training, hand-skill development, and input into staff reviews. Also mentors staff in quality of customer service, content of interpretive information, judicious use of time, and historical appropriateness of costume appearance. Oversee and ensure daily checks of: Livestock, Fields, Barns, Cattle yard and sheds, horse sheds. The full-time benefited position requires holiday work, a five day Wednesday – Sunday work week, unrestricted availability, with a minimum of four weekend days per month. Other duties may be assigned. Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to accurately portray a 19th century farmer. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education and/or Experience: Associates degree (A.A) or equivalent from two-year college; three months up to and including one year experience working with the public in a museum, educational institution or historical society; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of audiences; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Interested candidates should send their resume to jobs@osv.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/24/2017

Costumed Historian/Blacksmith Shop

Old Sturbridge Village Sturbridge, MA
Blacksmith Lead Interpreter (Fulltime Costumed Historian - Blacksmith Shop) The Blacksmith Lead Interpreter will manage daily operation of program and the Blacksmith Shop exhibit. Take a front line management role and facilitate the OSV experience for all learners in a friendly, courteous and professional manner. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following: Responsible for providing support to the coordinator for day to day operation of blacksmithing program. Writing staff reviews, Customer Service, serve as a mentor to other staff members. The full-time benefited position requires holiday work, a five day Wednesday – Sunday work week, unrestricted availability, with a minimum of four weekend days per month. Other duties may be assigned. Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to accurately portray a 19th century blacksmith. Education and/or Experience: Three months up to and including one year experience working with the public in a museum, educational institution or historical society; previous blacksmithing experience and proficiency in the forging of iron tools and hardware, ideally those appropriate to early 19th century America; Associates degree (A.A) or equivalent from two-year college; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Interested candidates should send their resume to jobs@osv.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/24/2017

STEAM & School-Aged Programs Coordinator

The Children's Museum of New Hampshire Dover, NH
The STEAM and School-Aged Programs Coordinator is responsible for developing, leading, and evaluating a variety of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math programs for school-aged children and their caregivers that utilize the museum’s exhibits and collections. This includes but is not limited to onsite school programs, camps, fee-based classes, traveling outreach programs, activities for the STEAM Innovation Lab, curriculum development and special events. Mentors Experience Guides, interns and education volunteers. Actively creates, executes and tracks program evaluation. Full job description: https://www.childrens-museum.org/about/employment. Qualified applicants please send your resume and cover letter to sarah@childrens-museum.org; indicate the job title “STEAM Coordinator” in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed and selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/15/2017

Museum Educator

USS Constitution Museum Boston, MA
Educators at the USS Constitution Museum work in a highly visible position that is essential to fulfilling the Museum’s mission of creating a positive, memorable experience where visitors can learn and connect to history. This seasonal (April 1-October 31) position is responsible for welcoming and providing exceptional customer service to our visitors; facilitating a range of hands-on interpretive programs for different audiences; acting as a resource for visitors in the Museum’s hands-on galleries; assisting with student, camp, and adult groups; and encouraging visitors to voluntarily donate to the Museum. As a part of the Museum Learning department, you will be trained in interpretation techniques, customer service, and USS Constitution’s history. Ideal candidates possess strong customer service skills, a mature and outgoing personality; and an enjoyment for interacting with members of the public. Previous employment or volunteer experience in museum education/interpretation or customer service positions is preferred. Those selected for the position will be required to attend training in the beginning of April. Seasonal full-time, part-time, substitute (on-call) positions are available. Please check the Museum’s website for a list of available schedules. Interested individuals should send cover letter, resume, schedule preferences, and references to jzanolli@usscm.org. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted. EOE.
SALARY RANGE: $13/hr
Posted on: 02/15/2017

Exhibits

Exhibit and Content Developer

Edward M Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate Boston, MA
The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Exhibit Content Developer (ECD) to spearhead the creation of engaging, educational, accurate, and accessible facilitated and unfacilitated exhibit-based visitor experiences. Working closely on cross-Institute project teams, this position will be an integral part of the Education and Visitor Experience department. The EMK Institute’s visitor experience is based on an innovative blend of digital and physical exhibits and programs. The successful candidate will be comfortable working with and blending multiple media to produce a varied, engaging, and evolving experience for visitors. These may include collections-based displays, hands-on interactives (electro-mechanical, computer kiosk, etc.), web-based activities, multimedia installations, graphic and panel shows, etc. The ECD will work with the Vice President of education, visitor experience and collections (EVE) and the EVE team, advisors, and others to establish appropriate educational objectives for assigned projects and develop methods of interactive prototyping and visitor testing to make sure that objectives are met, or can be remediated when necessary. Please email résumé and cover letter to resumes@emkinstitute.org, “Exhibit Content Developer” in the subject line. Please, no phone calls.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 03/20/2017

Production Coordinator

Boston Productions Inc Norwood, MA
Boston Productions, Inc. (BPI) is an award-winning designer, developer and integrator of multi-media exhibits and other interactive experiences. We specialize in media design and production for museums, visitor centers, sports venues and retail environments. We develop interactive applications, as well as produce films, audio, and immersive theaters. We work closely with design firms and fabricators, as well as, directly with our end clients to execute unique, creative projects. We are seeking a Production Coordinator to assist our project teams with all facets of production, with a focus on content development and research. The Production Coordinator is responsible for the following: Assist project teams with content development; Perform research to support asset gathering and other facets of production; Organize and assist on film shoots; Procure props, costumes, etc.; Log timecodes and take meeting notes; Manage production equipment; Digitize film footage; Log and transcribe video/audio files; Caption videos; Asset research; Recruit talent; Copyediting; Provide administrative support to the project team; Create production books/manuals; and Coordinate production shipping and travel. The successful candidate will be strongly organized and attentive, able to multi-task, and be resourceful, responsible, and intellectually curious. Majors related to journalism, film and audio production, library science, etc. are welcome. A four-year degree (BA or BS) and passion for the field are required. Please submit your letter and resume to careers@bostonproductions.com
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 03/14/2017

Project Manager

Boston Productions Inc Norwood, MA
Boston Productions, Inc. (BPI) is an award-winning designer, developer and integrator of multi-media exhibits and other interactive experiences. We specialize in media design and production for museums, visitor centers, sports venues and retail environments. We develop interactive applications, as well as produce films, audio, and immersive theaters. We are seeking a Project Manager to deliver our projects according to our clients’ vision. Project Managers are responsible for managing the project schedule, budget, team, clients and outside vendors. The Project Manager will be responsible to: Manage and coordinate all information and work related to projects, including project schedules, task assignment, issue tracking, and agenda development; Run project team meetings and associated work sessions; Track and manage budgets; Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential risk issues and devise and implement contingency plans; Provide project details and resources to project team to keep work flowing; and Facilitate collaboration of the project team. The skills and experience we are looking for include: Bachelor’s degree required; 3-5 years of relevant professional experience; Effective verbal and written communication skills; Strong problem solving skills and ability to find solutions and remove barriers to progress; Excellent time management and multi-tasking skills; ability to prioritize and effectively manage multiple assignments simultaneously; Demonstrated ability to quickly adapt to shifting priorities, demands and timelines; Conflict resolution skills, and Experience in user interface software development or multi-media production. Please submit letter and resume to careers@bostonproductions.com
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 03/14/2017

Facilities

No Facilities positions are currently available.

Museum Store

No Museum Store positions are currently available.

Security

Security Officer

Heritage Museums and Gardens Sandwich, MA
Maintain a safe and secure environment for visitors and staff by patrolling and monitoring the buildings and grounds of Heritage Museums and Gardens.Ensure that all HMG systems are functioning properly. Assist facilities group with assigned tasks. This is a part time position, Seasonal. approximately 20-30 hrs/week rotating days. High school or GED required. Must be at least 18 years of age and able to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays. Must pass CORI and background checks, must have a pleasant outgoing personality, work well with the public, other HMG staff, and HMG volunteers. Must meet all physical requirements that are inherit with the position as stated above including, but not limited to standing for a long time, climbing, lifting greater than 50Lbs and operate equipment, without impairment to sight or hearing. Must be willing and able to work in harsh outdoor conditions and independent of intensive supervision. Experience in the security field a plus but not required. Candidate will also be required to pass and receive CPR certification.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: 13/HR
Posted on: 02/28/2017

Visitor Services

Temporary Gallery Staff

MIT Museum Cambridge, MA
The MIT Museum seeks temporary gallery staff for a two-week special event. Duties include: managing museum entrances and exits for crowd control assistance; monitoring behavior in the galleries to ensure the safety of visitors and objects; setting up/breaking down chairs for programs; staffing coat check; and way-finding assistance. Requirements: * Training one or two days during the week of April 10-14, dates TBD. * Event April 15-23. Must be available to work a total of 5-6 days including both weekends and Patriot’s Day holiday during this time frame. * Ability to remain standing for long periods of time. * Digital devices must turned off and left in locker during shift. * Strong customer service skills. * Ability to remain calm in high-pressure situations. * High school diploma or equivalent education required * Bachelor’s Degree preferred. * Gallery experience preferred. To apply, email a résumé and cover letter to palane@mit.edu
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
SALARY RANGE: $11:50/hour
Posted on: 03/22/2017

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

Actor-Seasonal

The House of the Seven Gables Salem, MA
Open auditions Time: March 30 and 31; 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Please bring along a resume and headshot. Prepare 1 minute monologue of a classic text such as Shakespeare. Location: The House of the Seven Gables Visitor Center, 115 Derby Street, Salem, MA The House of the Seven Gables Settlement Association is looking at life and labor over four centuries. The program highlights the struggles of Joan Sullivan, a former indentured servant of the Captain John Turner. Roles Needed: This is a contract position that will be paid by The House of the Seven Gables Settlement Association. Colonel Bartholomew Gedney, 41, a Salem merchant, doctor, and local magistrate, Mr. Gedney is a grave and pious man. Thomas Maule, 36, a seditious Quaker tailor, unafraid of speaking his mind. Priscilla (Kitchen) Hunn, 30, the widow of Captain Nathaniel Hunn of Salem, a casualty of King Phillips’ War. Lucretia Hilman Derby, 38, the wife of Roger Derby, soap maker, who served as a witness for Joan Sullivan. Joan Sullivan, 17, Thomas Maule’s Irish Catholic indentured maid servant. This character will be asked to sing a short acapella tune in the audition and performances. Rehearsal Dates: April 26, 27; May 3, 4 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Performance Dates: May 5, 2017 6:00, 7:00, 8:00; May 6, 2017 6:00, 7:00, 8:00; May 7, 2017 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 Contact Melissa Reynolds, Human Resource Manager, at mreynolds@7gables.org or call 978-744-0991 ext. 111 “The House of the Seven Gables is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity.”
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Contract
Posted on: 03/15/2017

Visitor Services Coordinator

Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Williamstown, MA
The Clark Art Institute seeks an energetic and enthusiastic customer service professional to lead our Visitor Services team. The Visitor Services Coordinator is the lead ambassador for the Clark’s programs to welcome and engage visitors and members. The full-time position manages the operations of three admissions desks on the Clark’s 140-acre campus and oversees all activities related to these points of entry, including admissions sales, on-site membership sales, visitor reception, and coordination of a large corps of volunteers who supplement the paid Visitor Services team. The Visitor Services Coordinator will be a part of the Institute’s diverse staff of more than 80 professionals. Requirements: Interest in and appreciation for art. Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to drive a golf cart. Must be available for regular weekend and/or evening work, particularly during the busy summer season. Must have experience in using Microsoft Office Suite software, including PowerPoint. Must have previous customer service and/or sales experience. Knowledge of Outbound, Counterpoint, and Raiser’s Edge are strongly desired, although training is available. Candidates with previous museum experience are particularly encouraged to apply! A complete description can be found http://www.clarkart.edu/About/employment Please forward your resume, 3 professional references and salary requirements to humanresources@clarkart.edu The Clark is an equal-opportunity employer.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 03/09/2017

Guest Services/Retail Associates

Maine Maritime Museum Bath, ME
Maine Maritime Museum, an internationally recognized cultural institution located on the Kennebec River in Bath is looking for Guest Services/Retail Associates. Under the direct supervision of the Guest Services Manager, Guests Services Associates are the initial and principal contact with museum guests and are responsible for ensuring a positive guest experience while maintaining museum standards and communicating museum offerings, programs and services. Specific duties include: welcome guests to the museum in a friendly and professional manner; maintain a working knowledge of museum exhibits, tours, and programs; accurately utilize the POS system for museum admissions and gift shop; support retail store operations by following merchandising plans, actively work the sales floor to identify sales opportunities, and engage guests to maximize sales; accurately reconcile cash drawers after each shift, maintain correct tour/cruise manifests, and produce daily reports; accurately use the Museum’s online reservation system for advance reservations; and daily opening and closing of the museum galleries and shipyard. Required skills: • Excellent communication and customer service skills • Previous retail and/or customer service experience is a plus • Ability to work independently and effectively with diverse groups of people • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced, seasonal environment • Competent math and computer skills • Flexible schedule and ability to work weekends and evenings • Ability to stand for extended periods of time, walk over irregular terrain and lift 35 pounds • Must be available from May through October. Please email resumes to MMMadmin@MaritimeME.org or fill out an online application at MaineMaritimeMuseum.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 03/09/2017

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

Visitor Center and Design Store Associate

Philip Johnson Glass House New Canaan, CT
This post is responsible for providing initial orientation and excellent client service for all visitors before and after tours and is required to provide interpretation and understanding of design objects in our carefully curated Design Store. Processing retail sales and completing ticket transactions in person and on the phone in a courteous and professional manor. Candidate must demonstrate a collaborative, positive, supportive spirit, while working with all staff members to provide a seamless, warm, welcoming experience for all visitors that exceeds expectations. Other duties include: ♦daily opening and closing of register and Visitor Center. ♦maintenance of visual displays, ensure all supplies and inventory is well stocked keeping store neat and orderly at all times. Some lifting is required for restocking and inventory adjustments. ♦communicating with Design Store manager when products are running low ♦provide assistance during special events and exhibitions ♦FedEx labeling, packing and shipping to customers from store and on phone This is a part time- seasonal position averaging 16- 32 hours weekly. Requires availability Thursday through Monday from mid/late April through the beginning of December, including weekends, holidays, and some evenings. Ideal candidate will have: ♦a degree in an arts related field, i.e. art history, architecture, design, museum studies ♦outstanding verbal communication skills and ability to work in a fast paced environment with flexibility and poise. ♦Experience with computers and POS systems ♦experience working in a professional retail or museum environment ♦must possess a valid driver’s license Please send resume and cover letter to: dbaharian@theglasshouse.org Dominica P. Baharian Manager, Design Store and Visitor Center,The Glass House 199 Elm St. New Canaan, Ct. 06840
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 02/21/2017

Part-Time Museum Guide

Moffatt-Ladd House & Garden Portsmouth, NH
The Moffatt-Ladd House & Garden in downtown Portsmouth, NH seeks a seasonal part-time Museum Guide for the 2017 season (June 1- October 15). The primary responsibilities of the Museum Guide are to greet visitors, conduct museum tours of the ca.1763 Moffatt-Ladd House, and provide general security of the collection. Guides also assist with daily museum operations such as tour admissions, museum shop coverage, light housekeeping duties, and opening and closing the museum. The opportunity to assist with public programs and private events such as weddings and parties will arise throughout the season. Training is provided. Qualifications: A high school diploma and one or more years of related job experience. A Bachelor’s degree is preferred. Those who apply should enjoy working with the public, including children, and have an interest in history and decorative arts. Must be available weekdays, weekends, have a flexible schedule, and be willing to work at least 2 days a week. Applicants must be able to be on their feet and climb stairs for extended periods of time. This part-time position is perfect for retirees, students, those interested in museum education, and others looking for flexible hours in a beautiful, historic environment. Please send cover letter and resume to Barbara Ward, Director/Curator c/o Moffatt-Ladd House & Garden 154 Market St. Portsmouth, NH 03801 or via email: programs@moffattladd.org. Reviewing applications immediately, interviews to begin no later than March 31, 2017. For more information, call (603) 430-7968.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 02/17/2017

Visitor Services Associate

Armenian Museum of America Watertown, MA
Description: The Armenian Museum of America is seeking to fill our front desk Visitor Services position. This individual will be responsible for handling the front desk and the gift shop during the museum’s open hours: Friday through Sunday, 12-6 pm, greeting museum visitors and tour groups in a friendly and positive manner, tracking in-person membership sign-ups and renewals, ensuring that the appearance of the gallery and gift shop is well maintained, preparing weekly visitor and gift shop reports, and performing other duties as assigned Qualifications: The ability to work during all of the museum’s open hours: Friday through Sunday 12:00-6:00 PM until the end of March and Thursday-Sunday 12:00-6:00 PM beginning in April. Working Thursdays until the hour change is also possible. Good communication skills and a professional appearance and mannerism required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite also required. Basic knowledge of the Armenian culture is a plus, but not required. How To Apply: To apply please send a resume, cover letter and at least two references to: Anna Kaczmarek - anna@armenianmuseum.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 02/10/2017

Museum Guides, Parking Lot Attendants, and Roleplayers

Strawbery Banke Museum Portsmouth, NH
Strawbery Banke is now hiring seasonal staff for May-October 2017. These positions require applicants who enjoy speaking with the public, have great customer service skills, and who are enthusiastic about our local history. Museum Guides use Strawbery Banke’s buildings, collections, and landscapes to help museum visitors connect their experiences and memories to the past through the stories of the Puddle Dock neighborhood and how it has changed over time to an audience of all ages, interests, abilities, and backgrounds. Parking Lot Attendants greet the public coming to Strawbery Banke, answer customer service questions about the museum and Portsmouth, and manage our parking lot. Roleplayers at Strawbery Banke Museum realistically portray life in a historical Portsmouth household through costumed first-person interpretation. Roleplayers supervise an interpretive station while interacting with museum patrons, staff, and other roleplayers. Using techniques such as storytelling, object investigation, and skills demonstration, roleplayers add a meaningful dimension to the daily visitor experience. Positions are seasonal, part-time and pay $8.25/hour. Those who are interested must be able to work weekdays and weekends and be able to commit to our May 1-October 31 season, plus special programs November 1-April 30. Please email resume to: education@strawberybanke.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 02/08/2017

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

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

Research Intern

Camp Kawanhee Weld, ME
Love history? Love the challenge of presenting it? We have gathered together the history of a 95 year old boy's camp in Maine and we need someone to organize it! This is not a camp counselor job! You get to live on a wonderful lake in the woods and collect oral history. This is a summer job that includes room and board. The best part is that you are your own boss. You get to decide what is important, how to attack it! Email me at tompears@hotmail.com and let me tell you more. http://tompears.com/2014new/kawintern.shtml
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
SALARY RANGE: commensurate with experience
Posted on: 03/14/2017

Sally Hess Memorial Internship

Hingham Historical Society Hingham, MA
The Sally Hess Memorial Internship is a 200-hour curatorial internship granted with a stipend of $1,500 to students or recent graduates interested in the field of museum studies or public history. Interns participate in various projects in the archives and the Society’s 17th-century historic house museum, the Old Ordinary, and will be given a major project focusing on one or more of the following areas of museum practice: collections care and preservation, computerization and digital asset management, cataloging and collections research and registration, exhibition and interpretation of material culture. Since it was founded in 1914, the Hingham Historical Society' mission has been to collect, preserve, and interpret for all audiences the history of Hingham, Massachusetts. The summer of 2017 will be a particularly exciting time at the Society, with the much-anticipated opening of the Hingham Heritage Museum in late spring; this summer's intern will help the Society to continue to provide accurate, detailed, and accessible information on the wide variety of its archival and material holdings in this new and restored space. The successful candidate will be a student or recent graduate in Museum Studies, Public History, History, Art History, or related field who is energetic, organized, dedicated, and sensitive to both the needs of our visitors and the collections we are committed to preserve. Please send resume, cover letter, and the names of three references to the Hingham Historical Society, P.O. Box 434, Hingham, MA 02043 or registrar@hinghamhistorical.org.
SALARY RANGE: $1500
Posted on: 03/06/2017

Curatorial Intern

The Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum Brunswick, ME
Under the direction of the Director and Curator, the Curatorial Intern is responsible for (1) encouraging and facilitating faculty use of the Arctic Museum collections and exhibitions in their courses; (2) undertaking a major project related to one of the Arctic Museum’s initiatives; and (3) maintaining the Arctic Museum’s social media presence. In addition, the Curatorial Intern will help the Arctic Museum staff, performing routine tasks throughout the museum, including assisting with exhibit installations, routine collection care, K-12 and community outreach, and research support. https://careers.bowdoin.edu/
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/28/2017

Curatorial Fellowship

Old Sturbridge Village Sturbridge, MA
Old Sturbridge Village, New England’s largest living history museum, welcomes applications for a one-year curatorial fellowship for 2017-2018. This is a one-year position, beginning in summer 2017. The fellowship provides an emerging museum professional the opportunity to work with curatorial and library staff on a variety of projects related to exhibitions, collections management, research, and programming. Specific duties will be assigned on a project basis and may include, but are not limited to, exhibitions; research enquiries; collections management; cataloging; furnishings plans; public lectures and presentations. The Fellow will work closely with the staff on research and development of exhibits located throughout the Village campus. The position is open to candidates who have received a graduate degree in museum studies, American material culture, decorative arts, art history, public history, history or a related field in the last two years (after May 2015). Knowledge of American decorative arts, especially New England materials dating from 1790 to 1840, and experience working in a museum environment is required. Demonstrated experience with exhibitions and collections management including records management, object handling, research and documentation is preferred. Evenings and weekends may occasionally be required for programs, events, or other needs. The fellow will receive a stipend of $25,000. The position includes no benefits and housing is available at no cost. Please submit a letter of interest, resume and two letters of reference to jobs@osv.org. Please put “OSV Curatorial Fellowship” and your last name into the subject line. The deadline for applications is April 1, 2017. Posted on: 02/27/2017

Summer Education & Programming Internship

Friends of the Morrill Homestead Strafford, VT
The Justin Morrill State Historic Site is a National Historic Landmark and state-owned historic site administered by the Vermont Division for Historic Preservation (VDHP). The Friends of the Morrill Homestead (Friends) is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization that fosters a greater awareness of the life and legacy of Senator Justin Morrill and works closely with the VDHP to preserve and restore this historic property of national significance. Internship Responsibilities: The Summer Education & Programming Intern works with the Friends on public programming, volunteer outreach and research (reporting to Director). Duties include, but are not limited to assisting with education programs and public events; assisting with children’s camps about art, history and nature; greeting site visitors and conducting garden walks. Projects include developing a new educational program, assisting with exhibits and a research project. (Intern may also have the opportunity to work for the VDHP, leading historic tours of the Justin Morrill Homestead.) Weekend & evening hours required. Experience: Background and experience in education, public programming and interpretation of history and/or natural history and experience with children and the general public. Strong organizational skills, interpersonal skills, expertise in advertising through social media. Students in history, education, natural history and horticulture encouraged. Schedule: June 10-August 13, 2017, plus brief orientation prior to June 10. 32 hours/week (Tuesday-Saturday), with some evenings and Sundays. Stipend: $2,500 Contact: Please email applications BY MARCH 19 2017 to: director@morrillhomestead.org Include a cover letter expressing interest, resume, writing sample and list of three references. No phone calls, please.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $2,500
Posted on: 02/27/2017

2017 Perkins Fellow

Old York Historical Society York, ME
The Old York Historical Society welcomes applicants for its Perkins Fellowship. The 2017 fellowship will concentrate on the curatorial research of 3-dimensional objects under consideration for deaccession. The project will include inventory management, provenance research, collections record management in PastPerfect and a final report and presentation of findings. The fellowship pays a $3000 stipend for a commitment of no less than 15 hours per week, 200 hours in total. Schedule can be flexible, must be agreed upon in advance. Most work will be carried out at the organization’s collection storage facility in Kittery, Maine but may also include some hours at the museum and archives in York Village, Maine. Candidates should have prior museum and/or decorative arts experience, must be able to work independently, and should be proficient in Excel. Familiarity with PastPerfect is helpful, but not required. Preference will be given to graduate and post-graduate students. To apply, please send a letter of interest and resume to collectionsmanager@oldyork.org. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until a candidate is selected.
SALARY RANGE: $3000
Posted on: 02/17/2017

Graduate Intern

Castine Historical Society Castine, ME
Castine Historical Society (CHS) annually offers a paid internship opportunity for a graduate student preparing to enter the job market in museum studies, public history, archival science or a related field. The internship is full time (35 hours per week) for 10 weeks in the summer of 2017 with a stipend of $2,800. Goals of the internship include preparing and implementing public walking tours of Castine. The program also offers the intern an opportunity to focus on a public history project such as building an online exhibit, developing podcasts for self-guided walking tours or proposing her/his own preservation or education project. CHS will work with the student to structure the internship to meet requirements for academic credit as needed. To view the full internship description and application instructions, visit http://www.castinehistoricalsociety.org/ or contact Paige Lilly via email at curator@castinehistoricalsociety.org. To apply, send the following by Monday, March 27, 2017, to Paige Lilly via email at curator@castinehistoricalsociety.org (please include the word “internship” in the subject line) or by post to Castine Historical Society, P.O. Box 238, Castine, Maine 04421: Cover letter describing your need for the experience offered by this internship, course of study, availability between June and September 2017, resume, letter of support from a faculty member in your graduate level program in museum studies, archival science, public history or related field, and names and contact information for two references from previous work or volunteer experiences.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
SALARY RANGE: $2800
Posted on: 02/15/2017

Summer Internship Program

Mystic Seaport Mystic, CT
Program dates: June 5 - August 11, 2017 Spend your summer on the banks of the beautiful Mystic River as you learn more about museums and the maritime world. We are seeking a diverse group of upper-level undergraduates and graduate students who are curious about museum work and passionate about sharing maritime history with the world. See how the academic subjects you've studied in school get translated into public history at one of the nation's largest history museums. You'll go behind-the-scenes at this and other top New England museums. A weekly discussion seminar, assigned readings, and presentations by Mystic Seaport leaders will introduce you to museum theory and current best practices. Two days each week will be spent as an exhibit interpreter. You’ll also spend two days each week working closely with museum staff on a research project contributing to future exhibits, programs, activities, and events. College or graduate credit may be available through your home campus. This is a full-time internship that pays a small stipend to cover living expenses. On-site housing may be available for a fee. To Apply Submit a completed application form (https://www.mysticseaport.org/staff/files/2014/01/Summer-Internship-Application-Form-2017.pdf ), a cover letter, two professional letters of recommendation, and a resume (or CV) to the address below. Priority will be given to applications received by March 3, 2017. Completed application packets can be emailed to Barbara Jarnagin at Barbara.jarnagin@mysticseaport.org or sent by post to: Barbara Jarnagin ATTN: Internship Program Education Department Mystic Seaport 75 Greenmanville Avenue P.O. Box 6000 Mystic, CT 06355-0990
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 02/15/2017

Scripps Summer Internship

Mystic Seaport Mystic, CT
Program dates: June 5 - August 11, 2017 Spend a summer on the Connecticut shore immersed in innovative museum programs, exhibition R&D, and audience studies. The Scripps Summer Internship Program will provide participants with the opportunity to apply museum theory while gaining practical and marketable skills, in areas including exhibition research and development, strategic planning, “placemaking”/community building, and audience evaluation. Full-time intern positions will focus on one of three areas: public programs and performances, exhibition development and research, and audience participation and evaluation. At the close of the season, Scripps interns will each complete a final report summarizing the work accomplished, and deliver a presentation to key stakeholders. Qualifications include graduate level museum studies coursework, demonstrated success in self-directed learning, or related content expertise. Other applicable skills include experience in communications, marketing, social media, or subject matter expertise. Credit may be available through your home campus. This is a full-time internship that pays a small stipend to cover living expenses and provides on-site housing. Submit a completed application form (https://www.mysticseaport.org/staff/files/2014/01/Scripps-Internship-Application-Form-2017.pdf ), a cover letter, two professional or academic letters of recommendation, and a resume (or CV) to the address below. Priority will be given to applications received by March 3, 2017. Applications submitted after that date will be considered as space allows. Completed application packets can be emailed to Arlene Marcionette at arlene.marcionette@mysticseaport.org or sent by post to: Arlene Marcionette Public Programs Project Manager Mystic Seaport 75 Greenmanville Avenue P.O. Box 6000 Mystic, CT 06355
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 02/15/2017

Historic Preservation Intern

National Trust for Historic Preservation Tarrytown, NY
Lyndhurst is a cool place to spend your summer. One of the most important Hudson River estates, Lyndhurst is A. J. Davis's masterwork. With structures dating from 1838 to 1911 and a spectacular 67 acre landscape on the Hudson River, this amazing setting can be your summer home. Interns work under the NTHP Restoration Project Manager and assist in the physical preservation of this incredible National Historic Landmark site. Historic Preservation BS/BA, MA/MS candidates and recent graduates of those programs are eligible for one of FIVE summer intern positions at the National Trust for Historic Preservation's Lyndhurst property. Be prepared to get your hands dirty! This internship provides hands-on experience restoring and repairing significant historic structures, and work alongside international MA/MS students from the École du Louvre Paris. The internship is 35-hours per week, Monday-Thursday for a 10 week period. Interns in 2017 will participate in restoration work at the National Landmark Gothic Revival mansion (c.1838), the oldest two lane regulation bowling alley in the United States (c.1894), museum displays, and other projects. Some interns will also rotate through the main office for social media, cataloging, documentation, development, fundraising and other work vital to our operation. Through fieldwork and field trips, students will experience the challenges and opportunities presented by stewarding historic structures. Send resume, references, and listing of Historic Preservation classes, plus cover letter detailing how this internship will benefit you, and the skills you bring to the position. Apply by email ONLY to trichmond@savingplaces.org. NO PHONE CALLS!!!
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: $100/week plus housing
Posted on: 02/13/2017

Curatorial Intern

The Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum Brunswick, ME
Under the direction of the Director and Curator, the Curatorial Intern is responsible for (1) encouraging and facilitating faculty use of the Arctic Museum collections and exhibitions in their courses; (2) undertaking a major project related to one of the Arctic Museum’s initiatives; and (3) maintaining the Arctic Museum’s social media presence. In addition, the Curatorial Intern will help the Arctic Museum staff, performing routine tasks throughout the museum, including assisting with exhibit installations, routine collection care, K-12 and community outreach, and research support. A Bachelor’s degree is required, a major in Anthropology, History, Earth and Ocean Systems, or Environmental Studies is strongly preferred. Excellent research and writing skills required, as well as ability to engage with the public. Experience working in museums. Familiarity with Arctic environments and Inuit cultures. Ability to work with MS Office required, Adobe CS desirable. https://careers.bowdoin.edu/
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/10/2017

Marcia Brady Tucker Fellow

Yale University Art Gallery New Haven, CT
The Marcia Brady Tucker Curatorial Fellowship is a two-year, full-time appointment with benefits designed for an emerging scholar in the History of Photography who is interested in a curatorial career. Reporting to the Richard Benson Assistant Curator of Photography and Digital Media at the Yale University Art Gallery the Fellow will conduct essential research on and provide organizational, teaching, and project support related to the Gallery’s photography collection. M.A. in Art History or related field required. For more information and immediate consideration, please apply online at http://bit.ly/2jZMs5v. AA/EEO – M/F/Disability/Veteran
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience.
Posted on: 02/08/2017

Museum Education Fellow

Bates College Lewiston, ME
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: The Education Fellow will assist the Education Curator with the planning, deployment, and evaluation of the museum’s educational programming that integrates the exhibitions and collections into k-12 curriculum and the Bates campus community. Examples of projects could include assisting with integrating the Thousand Words Project (TWP), the Museum’s education program that uses art from the collection as tools for learning language skills and to explore relationships between written communication and visual art, into area schools and classes; developing parent-child artmaking workshops; and after-hours discussions about exhibitions for Bates student organizations, supporting curricular connections and integrating museum programming into the cultural and social life of Bates. QUALIFICATIONS A BA or BS with a concentration or minor in Education and Classroom experience; strong writing and communication skills; and excellent organization skills and attention to detail. Desired: Art History, Studio Art coursework; experience working with material culture; familiarity with educational and social web-resources and web design; experience working in a museum or other educational setting; computer image and design software and database experience. The successful candidate will be a self-starter who also works well in a small, team-oriented museum environment, and have the ability to work with a variety of constituencies at a liberal arts college. APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS Please submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references. This position requires successful completion of a pre-employment background screening. https://apply.interfolio.com/40277
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Contract
Posted on: 02/06/2017

Archival/ Collections Internship

Natick Historical Society Natick, MA
The Natick Historical Society seeks graduate student interns for an Archival/Collection internship. The NHS, founded in 1870, holds collections that span from the town’s origins as a praying Indian community, to its development as an agricultural community, industrialized center, and suburb of Boston, to the current day. Object collections range from furniture, textiles, industrial and domestic items, natural history specimens, and Native American artifacts. Research resources include more than 12,000 images, more than 500 volumes in a special collections library, and archival materials with more than 400 subject headings. Students may be assigned to process new archival or object donations, helping to research and catalog them, store them according to professional standards, and/or to improve existing finding aids. Hours are flexible and projects can be assigned according to each student’s interests. Qualifications: Current or recent enrollment in a graduate-level program in museum studies or related program, experience safely handling museum collections, computer database skills, strong communication skills, and good organizational abilities. Knowledge of museum registration standards and practices a plus. To apply, please send a resume, cover letter and a short statement explaining why you are interested in this internship. Send application materials via e-mail to: Aaron M. Dougherty, Executive Director at director@natickhistoricalsociety.org. Flexible schedules of 8 to 16 hours a week. Posted on: 02/06/2017

Intern, Unpaid

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

Summer Intern

Fairfield University Art Museum Fairfield, CT
Fairfield University Art Museum seeks two summer interns with career interests in Museum Studies or a related field. The intern will work a flexible part-time schedule during the week with occasional evening and weekend hours, from May 1 to July 31. Interns will experience all aspects of running a small university art museum. Responsibilities will include: assisting with public events, writing blog posts, assisting with educational programs, and assisting with installation and de-installation of exhibits. Students pursuing an undergraduate degree in Art History, Museum Studies, Visual Arts, or a related field are encouraged to apply. Candidates should be self-motivated and work well with others. To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to lwilliams@fairfield.edu by April 15, 2017. Posted on: 03/07/2017

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

College Summer Intern

American Independence Museum Exeter, NH
The internship will provide a solid introduction to museum work with emphasis on: developing and executing educational programs; day-to-day museum operations, including events and museum shop; cataloging and researching the museum collection; supporting fundraising and marketing efforts. Interns will have a research project on which to work, to be presented at the conclusion of the internship and will learn to give tours of the museum, as well. The schedule is two days a week (14 hours a week total) which must include Wednesdays and one other day of the intern’s choosing (during the museum’s open hours). Intern must be available during the American Independence Festival on July 15, 2017. The duration of the internship is 10-12 weeks, with an anticipated start date of May 24, 2017. Interns who can begin earlier than May 24th are welcome to do so. Those interested in the Education Department and would like to take a more active role in assisting with school programs are encouraged to begin earlier as well. Interns should be in the process of completing their Bachelor's degree in history, education, museum studies or a related subject. Although the position is unpaid, this is an exciting opportunity to be involved in a museum in transition. Self-motivation, flexibility, and the ability to work well with others—especially children—are required. To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter and a list of three references to apietrantonio@independencemuseum.org by March 10, 2017. Posted on: 02/21/2017

Intern

The Dudley Farm Museum Guilford, CT
The Dudley Farm Museum (www.DudleyFarm.com) a small living history museum in N. Guilford, Connecticut seeks to reflect agricultural life common to the area during the late 19th century. The mission is “To preserve, restore, and operate the farm as an historical, educational, and recreational resource.” The museum is conducting a full inventory of its collections; this position seeks an individual to assist with collections management for the Dudley Foundation, with emphasis placed on the many pieces of farm equipment, including both hand tools and large farm equipment. The project includes: physical inventory of collections objects; reconciling objects with available records; photographing objects; basic rehousing and appropriate storage; and cataloging all information into PastPerfect Museum software. Opportunities for exhibit planning and grant-writing will also occur. This is an excellent opportunity to work hands-on with a materials reflecting rural life of the period, meet other volunteers with similar interests, and learn something new each day. Training provided. Attention to detail, patience, teamwork skills, and interest in farm life and 19th century history are desirable qualities. The chosen individual must possess the ability to work independently on one's own initiative and as a teammate. Work will be conducted both in the museum office and outside in the barns and sheds on the museum grounds. Literacy in Microsoft Office is required. Prospective applicants should be aware that this Internship is an unpaid, volunteer position, and may require irregular hours on site. Because public transportation does not service the area, a car is a must. Send letters of inquiry to Director@dudleyfarm.com, with preferred contact information.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 02/21/2017

Research Center Intern

Old York Historical Society York, ME
The Old York Historical Society seeks an intern to assist with library/archives projects at the organization’s Research Center in York Village, Maine. Interns gain hands-on experience in manuscript collections processing, photograph collection processing, or reference and research. This year’s project may include maritime history, York Maine history, historic postcards, or a collection of 20th century family papers. Preference will be given to graduate level students or recent graduates in library science, archives management, American history or museum studies. Proficiency with use of MS Office applications, especially MS Word and MS Excel is required. Experience using PastPerfect or other library/archives software is helpful. The ability to bend, reach and lift boxes weighing up to 40 lbs is required. Internships may be completed for credit and are voluntary/unpaid. Schedule is flexible, must be agreed upon in advance. To apply, please send a letter of interest and resume to research@oldyork.org. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until a candidate is selected. Posted on: 02/17/2017

Collections Management Intern

Old York Historical Society York, ME
The Old York Historical Society seeks an intern to assist with collections management projects at the organization’s collections storage facility in Kittery, Maine and its museum campus in York Village, Maine. Interns gain hands-on experience in collections care, storage and record management. Students with a special interest and/or experience in historic textiles and clothing are encouraged to apply, but other interests and focuses will be considered. Preference will be given to graduate level students or graduates of museum studies, art history, American history, or archaeology/anthropology programs. Internships may be completed for credit and are voluntary/unpaid. Schedule is flexible, must be agreed upon in advance. To apply, please send a letter of interest and resume to collectionsmanager@oldyork.org. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until a candidate is selected. Posted on: 02/17/2017

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

Historical Horticulture Internship

Plimoth Plantation Plymouth, MA
Plimoth Plantation’s internship in Historical Horticulture offers the opportunity to explore both 17th- and 21st-century plants and horticultural practices through practical, hands-on learning experiences. Interns learn how the Museum’s experienced horticultural staff combine historical research with practical skills and knowledge to create, maintain and preserve historical landscapes in a variety of settings around our Museum campus. The Historical Horticulture Intern will learn 17th-century organic gardening techniques and practice their 21st-century skills by working alongside the Horticulture Specialists in the Museum’s Living History exhibits. The intern will also have the opportunity to participate in related educational programs, including workshops and weekly garden club meetings, as well as assist with the creation of a new digital plant database for use in training Museum staff. To submit an application for the Internship Program at Plimoth Plantation, please visit www.plimoth.org/internships. Questions can be directed to interns@plimoth.org. Posted on: 02/13/2017

Special Event Internship

Plimoth Plantation Plymouth, MA
Plimoth Plantation’s Special Events internship offers students with an interest in the hospitality industry, cultural event planning, business management, non-profits and/or museum programming the opportunity to learn how special events & catering services collaborate with the Museum’s Public Programs & School Services, Group Sales and Development departments to support and further our educational mission. Interns will assist staff with weddings and historic dining event logistics and hone their business administrative skills by assisting managers with communication with clients and financial/data analysis. The Special Events intern will also participate in several projects to help coordinate the launch of a new catering department brand. To submit an application for the Internship Program at Plimoth Plantation, please visit www.plimoth.org/internships. Questions can be directed to interns@plimoth.org. Posted on: 02/13/2017

Marketing & Communications Internship

Plimoth Plantation Plymouth, MA
The Marketing & Communications Internship offers students with a strong interest in marketing, corporate communications, and/or public relations the opportunity to hone their professional skills at the nation’s premier living history museum and tourist destination. The intern will collaborate with the Marketing & Communications team on several key projects furthering the Museum’s educational mission including the Mayflower II Restoration Project. Guided by their supervisor, the intern will generate content for use in press releases, the Museum’s blog and social media as well as assisting with coordinating promotional activities for museum programs and special events. Please visit www.plimoth.org/internships to submit an application for the Internship Program at Plimoth Plantation. Questions can be directed to interns@plimoth.org. Posted on: 02/13/2017

Historical Clothing & Textiles Internship

Plimoth Plantation Plymouth, MA
Reproducing historically accurate clothing in a museum setting encompasses a multitude of skills and processes, including research and development, use of period and modern construction techniques, as well as sharing this knowledge and skill with our guests who visit Plimoth Plantation. The Historical Clothing & Textiles intern will learn, practice, and apply the steps involved in reproducing period clothing for a living history museum. To do this, the intern will be completing an independent project: a full set of clothes to be worn by a Plimoth Plantation Living History Educator. The intern will also experience the unique workings of a wardrobe shop in a museum environment by assisting in daily operations. Please visit www.plimoth.org/internships to submit an application for the Internship Program at Plimoth Plantation. Questions can be directed to interns@plimoth.org. ​ Posted on: 02/13/2017

Museum Education Internship

Brick Store Museum Kennebunk, ME
The Brick Store Museum in Kennebunk, Maine, is offering a stipended educational program internship for Summer 2017. This internship position will produce original educational programming and content for the Museum. The intern’s primary projects will be: Research, develop and facilitate a weekly family activity table (one day per week) Lead walking tours of the town’s Historic District Develop new self-guided thematic walking tour & map (topic chosen by intern and staff) Development of school and classroom resources using Museum archives and artifacts Other projects may include but are not limited to: historical research for upcoming exhibits, on-site program and event assistance, and contributing to website content. The intern will interact with the public on a regular basis at the activity table and welcome desk. Minimum 10 hours per week, schedule is flexible. Experience in the following areas is preferred: working with children in academic or informal learning environments; historic research; writing. The intern candidate should possess good written communication skills, ability to speak in front of groups, knowledge of some educational theory and practice; basic office and computer skills. Design experience is also valued highly. To apply to this internship, please send your cover letter and resume to: Cynthia Walker, Executive Director, at cwalker@brickstoremuseum.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 02/08/2017

Museum Collections Internship

Brick Store Museum Kennebunk, ME
The Brick Store Museum in Kennebunk, Maine, is offering a stipended archival collections internship for Summer 2017. The Collections Intern will learn how collections are stored, managed, cataloged and cared for in an archival setting. Duties will vary according to availability of projects and student interest. Projects will include any combination of processing—arrangement description, and re-housing materials—as well as cataloging archival collections into our PastPerfect database; and researching collections for visitor requests. The intern will report to the Collections Manager. Other projects may include but are not limited to: historical research for upcoming exhibits, on-site program and event assistance, and contributing to website content. Qualifications preferred: Degree or expected degree in history, archive and library science and/or museum studies. Archival experience, word processing, and database skills are useful. To apply to this internship, please send your cover letter and resume to: Leanne Hayden, Collections Manager, at lhayden@brickstoremuseum.org. A small stipend is offered. Hours are flexible, with at least 10 hours per week.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 02/08/2017

Interpretation Intern

Buttonwoods Museum Haverhill, MA
The Buttonwoods Museum, a small history museum in Haverhill, MA, seeks an education intern to assist with reinterpretation of the Museum’s Pennacook exhibits and programs. Our education department provides fun and educational programs for toddlers through senior citizens in the community and the Museum welcomes visitors from across the country. A background in anthropology, history, or other related fields is encouraged. Special consideration will be given to applicants with a background in New England’s Native American history. This is an unpaid internship, but may be configured for school credit. Must have availability on Tuesdays and/or Thursdays. To apply, please email resume and cover letter to programs@buttonwoods.org or mail to Buttonwoods Museum, Attn: Program Coordinator, 240 Water Street, Haverhill MA 01830. Posted on: 02/02/2017

Volunteer

Museum Educator

American Independence Museum Exeter, NH
The American Independence Museum seeks multiple volunteer Museum Educators to work at its historic Ladd-Gilman House and Folsom Tavern in Exeter, New Hampshire. Educators will work with school groups of different ages, presenting hands-on educational programs at the museum. During operating hours, educators may also have regular shifts at Folsom Tavern, providing assistance with a new child-friendly, hands-on exhibit. Educators also have the opportunity to assist with the execution of public events, such as the American Independence Festival. Training is provided and all are encouraged to apply. Applicant should enjoy working with children, have an interest in history, and be comfortable with presenting historical information to groups of children. Museum Educators are typically needed mid-week, from 10:00am – 2:00pm during the months of May, June, September and October (dates TBD). Exhibit assistance can occur anytime during open hours. Applicant will need to complete a Criminal History Record Information (CHRI) form. Posted on: 03/01/2017

Museum Shop Associate

American Independence Museum Exeter, NH
Are you a “people person”? Consider working in our Museum Shop, greeting visitors, and selling admission tickets, memberships and merchandise. This job includes operating a cash register and credit card machine. Between visitors help keep the shop stocked and tidy. Applicant should enjoy working with the public. This year the museum will be open Tuesday through Saturday between 10am and 4pm. Museum shop associate requires a standing commitment of at least 4 hours per week and a time commitment of at least 6 weeks during our open season of the beginning of May to the end of November. Applicant needs to be able to stand for at least 90 minutes at a time. Applicant should be flexible and available select Holidays and weekends where appropriate. No experience necessary, training will be provided. Opened to the public in 1991, the American Independence Museum includes the 1721 Ladd-Gilman House, a National Landmark property, and the Folsom Tavern, built in 1775. The museum chronicles the pivotal role of the Town of Exeter and the Ladd and Gilman families in the nation’s founding, as well as the origins of the NH Society of the Cincinnati. The museum's permanent collection of documents includes an original Dunlap Broadside of the Declaration of Independence and early drafts of the U.S. Constitution. Posted on: 03/01/2017

Museum Tour Guides

American Independence Museum Exeter, NH
The American Independence Museum seeks multiple Volunteer Museum Guides to work at its Ladd-Gilman House and Folsom Tavern in Exeter, New Hampshire. Guides will conduct tours, assist with daily museum operations including tour admissions, museum shop sales, and selling memberships. Training is provided and all are encouraged to apply. Applicant should enjoy working with the public and have an interest in history. This year the museum will be open Tuesday through Saturday between 10am and 4pm. Guiding for the Museum requires a standing commitment of at least 4 hours per week and a time commitment of at least 6 weeks during our open season of the beginning of May to the end of November. Applicant needs to be able to stand for at least 90 minutes at a time. Applicant should be flexible and available select Holidays and weekends where appropriate. No experience necessary, training will be provided. Opened to the public in 1991, the American Independence Museum includes the 1721 Ladd-Gilman House, a National Landmark property, and the Folsom Tavern, built in 1775. The museum chronicles the pivotal role of the Town of Exeter and the Ladd and Gilman families in the nation’s founding, as well as the origins of the NH Society of the Cincinnati. The museum's permanent collection of documents includes an original Dunlap Broadside of the Declaration of Independence and early drafts of the U.S. Constitution. Posted on: 03/01/2017

Volunteer Docent

Lippitt House Museum Providence, RI
The Lippitt House Museum in Providence, RI seeks volunteer docents to conduct tours and facilitate hands-on activities with visitors. The successful candidates will possess a willingness to experiment with different teaching techniques, an ability to connect with audiences of all kinds, and a passion for history and decorative arts. Excellent oral communication skills are a requirement. Teaching experience is recommended, and art-making skills and craft knowledge are a plus. Candidates will be asked to commit to volunteering two or three times a month (primarily on Fridays and Saturdays), totaling 10 to 15 hours a month. In addition, there will be an initial orientation and then occasional professional developments on pedagogical strategies and relevant historical topics. Please send a cover letter and resume to Jackie Delamatre, Curator of Education, at jdelamatre@preserveri.org. Responsibilities: • Commit to volunteer from April through December 2017 • Conduct tours and facilitate hands-on activities two Friday afternoons a month • Conduct tours and facilitate hands-on activities one Saturday every other month • Attend initial orientation as well as occasional professional developments • Research and prepare thoroughly for tours and other programs Posted on: 02/01/2017

Weekend Tour Guide

Museum of Fine Arts Boston , MA
Weekend Tour Guides offer free "Museum Highlights" tours of the MFA's global collection to the general public on Saturdays and Sundays.We welcome candidates who have a love of art and enjoy being in the Museum, who can communicate effectively with a wide range of visitors (group size varies), and who have the time and energy to consistently participate in this weekend program. We specifically invite candidates who reflect the diversity of the Boston area and provide a welcoming presence. Information sessions on Wed, Mar 1, at 6pm; and Sat, Mar 4, at 10am. Application deadline is April 26, 2017 For more information and to apply visit: www.mfa.org/employment/volunteer-opportunities.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 01/31/2017

Board Member

Board Member - Volunteer

Attleboro Arts Museum Attleboro, MA
The Attleboro Arts Museum (attleboroartsmuseum.org) is recruiting individuals to join its Board of Directors. Board members are expected to: attend 6 board meetings and flagship fundraising events; sit on one board committee; attend at least 3 annual events; personally contribute at a financial level that is meaningful to them; support the organization through fundraiser ticket sales; contribute to a collegial working relationship amongst board members. New board members that live or work in Southeastern, MA/Northern, RI – and beyond – are welcome to apply. The AAM strives for a board composition that reflects a diverse community. This is an open call for applicants, with no specific deadline. Candidates are invited to apply by emailing a cover letter and resume to: office@attleboroartsmuseum.org, using the subject: Board Member Application. Posted on: 02/06/2017

Other

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

Grants Writer Part-Time

deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum Lincoln, MA
Grants Writer Part-Time deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum seeks a part-time Grants Writer to successfully develop and implement short and long-term grant funding strategies. Responsibilities include prospect identification, research and positioning, inquiry and proposal writing, and grant stewardship and reporting. Candidates should have evidence of success in grant writing, exceptional organizational, interpersonal, and written and verbal communications skills, and the ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and work independently and with staff at all levels. Grant writing experience in an institutional arts funding environment is highly desired. Experience with Microsoft Office Suite required and Raisers Edge highly desirable. Qualified candidates should forward a cover letter, resume, and three writing samples--including at least two recent grant proposals--by April 1 to: deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Attention Human Resources, 51 Sandy Pond Road, Lincoln, MA 01773 or hr@decordova.org and include "Grants Writer " in subject line of email. EOE/M/F
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 03/06/2017

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

Finance Assistant

The House of the Seven Gables Salem, MA
Part-time- 15-20 hours a week The part-time Finance Assistant will support the finance office under the supervision of the Finance Administrator. The responsibilities include: • Entering invoices and check requests into accounting system • Reconciling daily paperwork and deposits for store and admissions • Organizing and maintaining vendor and customer files as well as other financial records • Identifying and reporting errors and discrepancies to Finance Administrator • Performing other related tasks as assigned Skills/experience required: Must have strong keyboard skills Must have strong, basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, calculating percentages, etc.) Must be detail orientated Must be proficient in English- both written and verbal Must have the ability to multi-task Must be a team player and able to work well with others in cross-functional teams “The House of the Seven Gables is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity.”
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: TBD
Posted on: 02/23/2017

Museum Collections Manager

State University Of New York College at Plattsburgh Plattsburgh, NY
The Art Museum at the State University of New York, College at Plattsburgh invites applications for a Museum Collections Manager. The ideal candidate will be detail oriented, with a commitment to the care and management of art objects, a willingness to work one-on-one with students, and an appreciation for museum collections and their role in expanding art appreciation and knowledge of art history to the campus community and the region. This full-time position reports to the Director of the Museum. Museum Collections Manager. For position details and application process, visit http://jobs.plattsburgh.edu and select “View Current Openings” SUNY College at Plattsburgh is a fully compliant employer committed to excellence through diversity.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/17/2017

Seasonal Laborer

Heritage Museums & Gardens Sandwich, MA
Seasonal Laborers are members of the Horticulture Department of Heritage Museums & Gardens. Reporting as assigned to one of the Senior Gardeners the Seasonal Laborer, using best practices and showcasing sustainability, will maintain Heritage’s Gardens in the best possible condition during the prime visitation season. The Seasonal Laborer must perform various gardening tasks as assigned. Tasks include, but are not limited to: weeding plant beds as assigned to maintain the health and appearance of the Garden, mulch 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. Season begins in March and Ends in November. Education and experience: Minimum of five years combined experience as a horticulturist in a horticulture setting of a commercial nursery, public garden, Landscape Company or other horticulture setting. Must have the ability to work outside for 8 hours in heat, cold or light rain and can 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.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 02/17/2017

Data Analyst

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Boston, MA
Responsible for transforming diverse data into integrated, actionable customer intelligence and strategy insights through hands-on techniques. Playa key role in advancing the organization to a data driven approach to solving problems and enable proactive consulting to internal business areas.Consult with internal stakeholders to understand business opportunities and develop analyses that lead to actionable insights that accelerate audience growth, and repeat visitation; Collaborate with technical staff to identify/understand underlying data sources; Design, analyze, and build reports, dashboards, and analyses in Tableau, SQL, and SSRS; Leverage internal and external data sources to provide insights that will drive appropriate business actions based upon solid evidence in data; Perform deep dive analysis into customer segments, provide interpretations of data, and identify trends and opportunities; Prepare comprehensive summaries of analysis results, capturing data driven insights in a compelling manner and offering recommendations to drive strategy and shape business processes; BA/BS ideally in Economics, a quantitative social science, Mathematics, Statistics, or Computer Science; 3 to 5 years of experience in a Data Analyst role; Highly motivated and able to work independently; Analytical, creative, and innovative approach to solving problems; Strong analytical and process modeling skills and ability to apply problem solving techniques to complex business scenarios; Effective written/verbal communication skills; Demonstrated analytical skill, knowledge of statistics, and experience in manipulating, merging, and mining large and complex data sets from diverse sources; Strong computer skills including business intelligence and reporting software, Tableau, SQL, SSRS, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint); familiarity with Tessitura a plus. Please submit cover letter and resume to resumes@mfa.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/17/2017

DAC Imaging Project Specialist

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University Middletown, CT
Two Davison Art Center Imaging Project Specialists will prepare images and metadata in connection with rapid digital photography of works of art on paper for a fixed term of five weeks from June 19 through July 20, 2017, working 33 hours per week. This temporary position reports to the DAC Manager of Museum Information Services, who directs the imaging project. All work will take place at the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University, in Middletown, Connecticut, using equipment provided by the DAC. Responsibilities will include processing images following standard workflows with great attention to detail, checking metadata against standards, embedding metadata into images, confirming image/metadata quality, and preparing images for DAC Collection Search and DAC Open Access Images, working in a precise and efficient manner. Required qualifications include B.A./B.S., ability to work with extreme attention to procedural detail and image/metadata quality, ability to work collegially in a small team with ambitious production goals, familiarity with standards-based metadata work, and experience with color-managed image processing. Preferred qualifications include Master’s degree or coursework in museum or library studies, or information or imaging science, or equivalent experience. Qualified emerging professionals are encouraged to apply, and the DAC is especially interested in hearing from applicants who recently have graduated from, or are enrolled in, graduate programs in museum studies or related fields. This collection digitization work is funded by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). For full description, please see https://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/5761 .
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
SALARY RANGE: $29 per hour
Posted on: 02/07/2017

DAC Imaging Project Photographer

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University Middletown, CT
The Davison Art Center (DAC) Imaging Project Photographer will perform rapid digital photography of works of art on paper for a fixed term of six weeks from June 12 through July 20, 2017, working 34 hours per week. This temporary position reports to the DAC Manager of Museum Information Services, who directs the imaging project. All work will take place at the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University, in Middletown, Connecticut, using equipment provided by the DAC. Responsibilities will include executing standard DAC image capture workflows in a highly consistent way, working in a precise and efficient manner in a small team of project employees, including several students. Required qualifications include proven excellence in fine-art reproduction photography with extreme attention to procedural detail, ability to photograph quickly and with rigorous precision in a color-managed workflow, solid working knowledge of underlying principles and best practices in photographic lighting and capture, and ability to work collegially in a small team with ambitious production goals. Preferred qualifications include experience with art reproduction photography of original prints in a museum setting, rapid-capture workflows, FADGI/Metamorfoze guidelines for cultural heritage imaging, studio flash operation, and tethered DSLR image capture. Qualified emerging professionals are encouraged to apply. This collection digitization work is funded by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). For more qualifications and full description, please see https://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/5760 .
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
SALARY RANGE: $38 per hour
Posted on: 02/07/2017

Photographer

Northeast Document Conservation Center Andover, MA
The Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) is hiring a full-time photographer to join the Imaging Services department. Founded in 1973, NEDCC is a non-profit conservation and preservation services center, supporting the collections of its private and institutional clients through book, paper, and photograph conservation, digital reformatting, and preservation assistance. The successful candidate will be joining a team of experienced and productive photographers, and will benefit from working alongside conservators and specialists dedicated to the treatment and care of the range of objects the Imaging Services department digitizes. The Photographer will be charged principally with the digital reformatting of the diverse and unique collections held by NEDCC’s institutional and private clients. RESPONSIBILITES INCLUDE: Digitally capturing archival and special collections materials; applying standard post-capture image adjustments; print high-quality reproductions;. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline; Experience or training in the handling of rare and fragile paper-based materials; 1-3 years’ experience digitally reformatting archival and special collection materials or works of art; Experience using RAW workflow software; strong eye for color, value, composition, and visual accuracy. FOR COMPLETE INFO: https://www.nedcc.org/about/employment-opportunities . TO APPLY: please send resume, letter of intent, names and contact information for three references in PDF format to: Terrance D’Ambrosio, Director of Imaging Services, at tdambrosio at nedcc.org. NEDCC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/07/2017