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Administrative/Director

Deputy Director

Helen Day Art Center Stowe, VT
Helen Day Art Center is hiring a full time, salaried Deputy Director. We are one of the region’s primary contemporary art exhibition and education resources, offering a range of dynamic programming that asserts the value of art and engages approximately 75,000 people each year as visitors, students, volunteers, creators, and patrons. We seek a proven leader who values innovation and passion of the organization to join our collaborative work environment. Salary package commensurate with experience. The Deputy Director will assume a senior leadership role in the advancement of the organization. This position reports to the ED, and provides leadership and direction to the staff. The primary responsibility of the Deputy Director is to support the Executive Director (ED) in fulfilling the strategic plan and mission of the organization. Full details can be found here - https://www.helenday.com/about/careers.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: Salary package commensurate with experience
Posted on: 09/20/2017

Revolution 250 Coordinator

Massachusetts Historical Society Boston, MA
Lead the Revolution! Revolution 250 is seeking a part time coordinator to help the emerging organization transition to a larger public role. Revolution 250 is planning major celebrations for the 250th anniversaries of the beginning of the American Revolution in New England. Revolution 250 is a coalition of historical organizations operating under the fiscal sponsorship of the Massachusetts Historical Society. Opportunity for a motivated individual to help build a thriving coalition made up of nonprofit, governmental, and for-profit historical and travel organizations in the northeast. Coordinator will work with the advisory committee of Revolution 250 to increase public awareness, recruit new partners, forge relationships with government representatives, and develop a master plan for the coming years. Potential for growth and expansion with Revolution 250. Revolution 250 has funding for the contracted position for six (6) months, however additional funding to extend the contract may be available. The Revolution 250 employee will work from the Massachusetts Historical Society headquarters at 1154 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02215. Relevant skills include: • Excellent communication skills in both written and public presentations • Interest in the history of the American Revolution • Knowledge of nonprofit operations • Experience with fundraising in a nonprofit environment • Office skills including preparing presentations, maintaining databases, conducting mailings, preparing and disseminating correspondences and newsletters, managing social media, etc. The ideal candidate will have: • A BA or MA in American history, public history, or a related field • 2-3 years’ experience in nonprofit work, travel and tourism, or project management • A desire to move into a leadership role in a cultural institution Revolution 250 employees will be subject to Massachusetts Historical Society policies. Please send letter of interest and resume via email or US Postal Service to: Gavin Kleespies Director of Programs Massachusetts Historical Society 1154 Boylston Street Boston, MA 02215 gkleespies@masshist.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $18-20 per hour
Posted on: 09/06/2017

Deputy Director of Programs

New Art Center Newtonville, MA
Position Details Manage evaluation and goal setting of a faculty of 30-40 artist/teachers, studio managers, Exhibition Manager, Registrar and Office Manager. Design and oversee implementation of curriculum; evaluate and supervise arts instruction for art students ranging from young children to seasoned adults. Serve as the internal leader of the organization; provide all staff with a strong, supportive, approachable presence, empowering staff building clear goals and work plans, access to resources, accountability, and troubleshooting. Lead performance management efforts to evaluate and measure progress against goals, and promote a culture of high performance and continuous improvement. Oversee exhibition program of 12-14 exhibitions per year in 2 galleries, including artist residency and community programming. Promote an organizational culture of reflection, curiosity, analysis, benchmarking, innovation, and open mutual feedback. Assist and participate in development of vision, goals and objectives to outline and implement the next phase of New Art Center’s strategic plan. Work as a team with Executive Director and fund development staff to promote awareness and sustainability of the New Art Center. Work closely with the Executive Director on internal team building, organizational development, fundraising, and strategic planning. Represent the organization externally as necessary. Represent the organization in professional associations relating to arts education and community. Please send resumes to: newartcenterhr@gmail.com
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: 55,000 - 65, 000
Posted on: 09/06/2017

Director, Portsmouth400

Portsmouth Historical Society Portsmouth, NH
Director, Portsmouth400. This full-time, year round position is part of the staff of Portsmouth Historical Society (PHS), a fast paced nonprofit which operates Discover Portsmouth – a multi-program museum/ welcome center – and the John Paul Jones House, a national historic landmark. The position has oversight of Portsmouth 400, an inclusive celebration of the diverse and dramatic evolution of New Hampshire’s only seaport, a celebration that will layer in programs and events leading up to 2023 and beyond. (The contract between PHS and the City of Portsmouth runs from July 1, 2017-June 30, 2024.) This leadership position will be the main point of contact for Portsmouth400, responding to both media and community members and institutions pitching ideas for participation in the program. The director will be deeply involved in fundraising, accounting, volunteer management, event planning, operations, and marketing and will be supported by key staff at PHS. This individual, with an office at Discover Portsmouth, reports to the PHS Executive Director; facilitates/acts as liaison to the Steering Committee for the Portsmouth400, a committee of the PHS board of trustees; coordinates activities with City staff, oversees communications with and reports to the City of Portsmouth. Send cover and resume to resumes@portsmouthhistory.org by 9/18/17.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 08/30/2017

Executive Director

CT Humanities Middletown, CT
Search for an Executive Director at CT Humanities Connecticut Humanities (CTH) is seeking an Executive Director who will advance our mission of promoting intellectual curiosity, understanding, critical thinking and lifelong learning through partnerships, collaborative programming and grants. Since 1974, the Connecticut Humanities Council Inc. has been the chief advocate in support of the state’s museums and historical societies, promoting the need for scholarship and intellectual integrity. Public engagement with literature, specifically library-based reading programs, has been a core offering in our promotion of general literacy in Connecticut. Please click here to view full profile and details on applying: https://cthumanities.org/about/employment/
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: 2039376648
Posted on: 08/28/2017

Museum Director

Old Stone House Museum Brownington, VT
Museum Description: The Old Stone House Museum, located in Brownington, Vermont, opened in 1925 as the museum of Orleans County history. The Museum is comprised of seven historic buildings and 60 acres of grounds, and is within the Brownington Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is operated under the auspices of the Orleans County Historical Society, whose mission is to preserve, protect, and promote the Museum; collect, record, and preserve materials relating to Orleans County; and develop educational programs and promote research relating to Orleans County. The Museum hosts classes and events throughout the year, both on and off campus. Programs ranging from school field days in the Spring and Fall, to Summer history day camp and Adult traditional crafts classes, encourage an interest and respect for the history of the area. The Samuel Read Hall Education Center, offering graduate level courses, is the Museum’s outreach to teachers throughout Vermont and beyond to further their professional skills. Special events and facilities rentals (such as weddings and family reunions) also help to generate income for programs and the general fund. Annual events such as the Gala Auction fundraiser, the Apple and Cheese tasting in September, and Old Stone House Day in August help to keep the public involved in supporting the Museum. For the full job description please visit http://oldstonehousemuseum.org/employment/
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 08/23/2017

Executive Director

Esplanade Association Boston, MA
The Esplanade Association is the only independent nonprofit organization dedicated to revitalizing and enhancing the Charles River Esplanade, one of Boston’s most beautiful and iconic public parks. The Esplanade Association works to maintain, improve, and preserve the park and engage the community by providing educational, cultural, and recreational programs for the millions of visitors each year who come to enjoy the riverside green space. The organization seeks an experienced and charismatic Executive Director to lead and build upon its track record of revitalizing and enhancing the Esplanade and building support for this unique public space. Working with an engaged Board and committed team, the Executive Director will establish a clear strategic direction for deepening the organization’s impact and reach. A natural relationship builder, the Executive Director will establish, cultivate, and maintain strong working partnerships with staff, key stakeholders, funders, and the DCR. The Executive Director will be instrumental in ensuring the organization’s continued success by developing a strategy to increase the organization’s fundraising potential and activities. The Executive Director will be committed to supporting existing core programs and maintaining a cohesive, positive organizational culture that emphasizes collaboration and accountability while supporting an open climate that attracts, retains, and motivates a diverse staff of top quality people. You can view the full job description here: https://koyapartners.com/search/ea-executive-director-21/. Molly Brennan and Alena Guerra of Koya Leadership Partners have been exclusively retained for this search. To express your interest in this role, please submit your materials here: https://koya.refineapp.com/jobPosting/apply/1785.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 08/23/2017

Executive Director

New Bedford Art Museum / ArtWorks! New Bedford, MA
Seeking an Executive Director looking for opportunity to help shape our future direction and take us to the next level. NBAM, New Bedford’s art museum, is a non-collecting “gem” located in the great arts & culture community of historic downtown New Bedford, serving both the local audience and the tourist. The Board of Trustees seeks a museum professional with strong development skills experienced in leading a visual art organization. The ED is responsible for overseeing operations and working closely with the Board to ensure the Museum’s success and sustainability. The Executive Director should possess: Demonstrated grant writing and fundraising experience Experience in the museum field Demonstrated leadership ability in managing staff and volunteers and working with donors Ability to represent the Museum’s mission/vision dynamically to funders, partners and community Strong financial management skills Masters or advanced certificate in arts administration, museum studies or similar degree preferred. Responsibilities include: Works with Trustees to plan and provide for necessary funds, ensuring the current and long term financial viability of the Museum. Works with Development Committee to maintain communication with individual, corporate and foundation contributors and granting organizations. Actively builds new relationships. Serves as liaison to Museum members and to educational organizations, businesses, government entities and the community at large. Prepares and dispenses news releases and promotional material Responsible for directing the day-to-day operation and resources of the Museum to fulfill the organization’s mission. This is a full time exempt position with benefits requiring occasional evenings and weekends. Send a cover letter and resume to applications@newbedfordart.org by September 15, 2017.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 08/22/2017

Executive Director

Wellesley Historical Society Wellesley, MA
The Wellesley Historical Society is seeking an experienced, self-motivated and detail-oriented person to become its next full-time Executive Director. Founded in 1925, the Wellesley Historical Society's mission is to collect, interpret and display resources pertaining to the town's history and to promote public involvement in, and appreciation of its heritage. The new director will work closely with the Board of Directors to lead the Society through a period of exciting organizational growth, including a capital campaign for the renovation of its new headquarters. The Executive Director is responsible for managing the Society's day-to-day operations including communications and marketing, supervising the Curator and curatorial staff, coordinating annual fundraising and membership solicitations, overseeing budgeting and financial controls, coordinating and implementing programs and exhibition development, and providing support to the President and the Board of Directors. The successful candidate will have a Master’s Degree and/or a minimum of three to five years of museum administration experience, and strong interpersonal, administrative, and organizational skills. Experience with collections management software, such as PastPerfect, is preferred. Qualified candidates should be energetic, creative, and resourceful and be able to interact effectively with local media, schools, community groups, and the public. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Please send cover letter and resume to the Search Committee, Wellesley Historical Society, 229 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02481 or email info@wellesleyhistoricalsociety.org. Applications will be accepted until September 29, 2017.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 08/18/2017

Manager of Administrative Operations

Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology Cambridge, MA
The Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology (MCZ) seeks a Manager of Administrative Operations (MAO) who will perform institutional planning and resource management and guarantee the smooth operations of a large, complex, university-based museum. Reporting to both the museum’s Director and OEB’s Executive Director, the MAO will collaborate with administrative officers of the Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology (OEB). The MAO will serve as the principal point of contact and manager for numerous projects, including review of organizational structure, emergency management planning, digital technology initiatives, human resource management, financial planning, library re-envisioning, and benchmarking and data analysis. The MAO will directly supervise museum administrative staff. Basic Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required. Must have at least 8 years of progressively responsible administrative management experience, including staff supervision, financial management, and sponsored research experience in an academic or research environment. Additional Qualifications: Proven track record in building consensus among diverse constituencies. Excellent organizational, project management, and creative problem-solving skills. Ability to work as a member of a team. Excellent written and oral communication skills, strong interpersonal and negotiation skills, and a transparent leadership style. Must be comfortable with and able to lead organizational change. Must be comfortable with digital technology and communication, website management, and possess strong computer skills. Harvard experience desirable. Apply through Harvard Careers: employment.harvard.edu. Search for requisition#: 43195BR. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 08/09/2017

Chief Executive Officer

New Brunswick Museum Saint John, New Brunswick - Canada
The New Brunswick Museum (NBM), the oldest operating public museum in Canada, is seeking a dynamic leader to fill the role of Chief Executive Officer in Saint John. The Chief Executive Officer is accountable to the Board of Directors. His or her mandate is the management of operations and the provision of leadership in long range planning, funding development, policy and planning, public relations, service delivery and project management. Essential Qualification: The ideal candidate will possess the following skills, abilities and attributes: • A university degree in public or business administration, history, archaeology, anthropology or any other related field of study supplemented by a minimum of eight (8) years of progressive management experience; • Demonstrated skills and work experience in financial and project management, and in strategic planning; • Experience in working with an appointed Board of Directors; • Experience in coaching and managing a diverse work team; • Strong interpersonal and public relations skills that will enhance community participation; and, • Experience with partnership building, fundraising and community engagement is also required. Written and spoken competence in English and French is required. Please see: https://www.ere.gnb.ca for complete information on this position.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: $90,766 to $102,206 CDN
Posted on: 08/03/2017

Accountant/Office Manager

The House of the Seven Gables Salem, MA
Responsible for maintaining the accuracy and integrity of the organization’s financial and record keeping systems accounting and financial controls for The House of the Seven Gables Settlement Association consistent with the General Accepted Accounting Practices and the particular needs of the organization and for ensuring back office operations run smoothly and efficiently, making the best use of technology and standard business practices. Accomplishes tasks independently and through subordinate staff. Preparation, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business or equivalent experience Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in a comparable position. Understanding of General Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAP) Understanding of state and federal accounting regulations Solid knowledge and experience of QuickBooks Enterprise and the ability and willingness to learn TAM Point of Sales System Intermediate to advanced skills in MS Excel, Word and Outlook Experience in the development, implementation and monitoring of a budget Please contact Melissa Reynolds, Human Resource Manager at mreynolds@7gables.org or 978-744-0991 ext. 111. The House of the Seven Gables is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with anti-discrimination law, it is the purpose of this policy to effectuate these principles and mandates. The House of the Seven Gables prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetic information.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: TBD
Posted on: 08/03/2017

Human Resources Manager

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston, MA
The Human Resources Manager provides day to day oversight of the Human Resources department, in support of an environment that fosters excellence, commitment, creativity and cooperation throughout the Museum. S/he works closely with the Director of Human Resources to ensure high quality HR programs and services are provided to, and on behalf of, the Museum. The Human Resources Manager will have specific focus on the management of benefit programs, recruitment, on boarding and off boarding, internship program, payroll, and compliance. This individual plays a key role in support of Museum departments with frontline staff as well as organizing staff events. The ideal candidate will be committed to the development of policies and programs to attract, retain, and promote a diverse workforce for the organization. For more information and to apply: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/9861
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 07/24/2017

Director

Florence Griswold Museum Old Lyme, CT
The Florence Griswold Museum (FGM) is a multifaceted institution anchored by the Florence Griswold House, a family home built in 1817 and a National Historic Landmark. The Museum’s art collection, housed in the Florence Griswold House and the modern Robert and Nancy Krieble Gallery, features an exceptional collection of American art from the 18th to the 21st centuries.After years of planning, the FGM is ready to embark on a new master plan, consistent with its mission to foster the understanding of American art, with emphasis on the art, history, and landscape of Connecticut. Over the past 15 years, the Museum has grown dramatically, with attendance increasing by 54% to nearly 80,000 visitors annually. Concurrent with these years of growth has been the expansion of the historic site’s footprint. The next Director will be a seasoned executive with high energy and creativity, as well as a track record of achievement, management skills, and business acumen. With a demonstrated passion for American art and/or history, s/he will be a tested, persuasive, inventive leader who is inspired by the Museum’s mission and can inspire others as well. An advanced degree in art history, history, museum studies, or American studies is expected. Candidates with equivalent professional and leadership experience, along with a passion and interest in American art and/or history, will also be considered. Please email nominations and applications (resume/CV and cover letter) to: Naree W.S. Viner, Nonprofit Practice, at: FGMDirector@kornferry.com.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 07/19/2017

Senior Administrative and Project Assistant

John F. Kennedy Library Foundation Boston, MA
The Foundation is seeking a highly motivated assistant to support the day-to-day administrative and projects of the three Senior Staff members at the Foundation. The Foundation always has a variety of projects to handle in many areas, which keeps the work fast paced and ever changing. Responsibilities may include: • General administrative duties, which may include making travel arrangements for staff and program participants, preparing expense reports and gathering invoices, filing, meeting preparation and event arrangements • Preparing reports and gathering statistical data • Completing research on a variety of topics • Assistance with maintaining Foundation permanent records • Assistance with the administration of Human Resources • Assistance with the coordination and orchestration of the Awards programs • Assistance with the preparation of materials for Board Committee and Committee meetings (i.e. finance, audit, investment, technology, programs) • Assist with the management of benchmarks established • Ensure high-quality and timely production of all project deliverables • Coordination of projects including research, writing, events planning, meeting planning, and follow-up as needed • Manage deliverables and timeline with internal and external stakeholders • Assist in the definition of project scope and objections • Develop a detailed plan to monitor and track progress • Manage change to project scope, schedule and costs effectively • Assisting with implementation of various projects • Assisting with the planning of events related to JFK’s Centennial in 2017 • Support with Development activities as needed This position will be exposed to business issues, project management, and general office administration. https://www.jfklibrary.org/About-Us/Job-Volunteer-Internships/Vacancies.aspx
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 07/11/2017

Executive Assistant to the President and CEO

New England Historic Genealogical Society Boston, MA
American Ancestors / New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) seeks an Executive Assistant to the President and CEO. The candidate will provide administrative support to the President and CEO and executive office. Duties and Responsibilities: Manages the President and CEO’s calendars and schedules appointments, requiring interactions with donors, members of the board of trustees and staff on all levels and across all departments. Executes substantive projects and other duties as assigned by the President and CEO. Screens incoming calls and correspondence and responds independently when possible .Organizes meetings and events by arranging schedules, facilitating the design and issuance of invitations and event information, arranging facilities and caterers, coordinating speakers and controlling event budget. Prepares agendas, notices, minutes and resolutions from NEHGS meetings and assists with the preparation of presentations for internal and external meetings, lectures and events. Composes confidential correspondence and reports. Prepares payment requests and organizes monthly expense reports of President and CEO. Creates, updates, and maintains database and spreadsheet files. Arranges complex and detailed travel plans and itineraries and compiles documents for travel-related meetings and events. Maintains confidentiality of all organizational, personnel and research matters. Works closely with fundraising and development teams. Minimum 5 years of professional work experience in nonprofit business environment. Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize. Verbal and written communication skills. Event planning knowledge. Strong knowledge of computer/internet skills, such as: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook; experience with CRM platforms is required. Bachelor’s degree. Email a compelling cover letter and a resume to mmajor@nehgs.org. No phone calls, please. Apply by: August 17, 2017
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: Competitive nonprofit salary and exceptional benefits package.
Posted on: 07/07/2017

Senior Accountant

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston, MA
Reporting to the Controller, the Senior Accountant shares responsibility for managing the Museum's accounting system including general ledger, support and program revenue and receivables, accounts payable, cash management, and monthly journal entries. The Senior Accountant also serves as the primary lead for the payroll and timekeeping systems. For more info and to apply: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/9131
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 07/06/2017

Collections

Project Archivist

Maine Maritime Museum Bath, ME
The Project Archivist works to arrange and describe a variety of manuscript material relating to Maine and American vessels, wooden shipbuilding, shipping, and other maritime subjects. Additional areas of involvement include supervising volunteer staff and/or a part-time library assistant (or summer intern). There are many collections or archives requiring cataloguing, including photographic material to be arranged and indexed. Archivist will sort out the various sub-collections, arrange them, perform various maintenance tasks (removing metal fasteners, re-housing in acid-free material), and produce detailed finding aids compatible with others in the library. General assistance with other library functions and planning will be expected, but the primary duties will be archival work. For more information about this position, please visit www.MaineMaritimeMuseum.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Contract
SALARY RANGE: $20.00 per hour
Posted on: 09/20/2017

Curator of American Art

Worcester Art Museum Worcester, MA
The Worcester Art Museum seeks an exceptional Curator of American Art to lead a distinctive program centered on the Museum’s significant American collections. The Curator will shape the reinstallation of the American collections and develop a dynamic range of exhibitions, publications, and programs, meant to increase WAM's audiences, contribute scholarship to the field, and enhance patronage for the curatorial program and the entire museum. The Curator will collaborate with colleagues to create meaningful connections by integrating collections across departments and media, recommending acquisitions, proposing de-accessioning, and soliciting gifts. Commitment to interpreting and presenting works of art to a diverse audience is essential. The Curator will lead project teams, collaborating with other curators and Education, Design, Conservation, Registration, and Marketing, while fostering the Museum’s values of innovation, relevance, sustainability, and audience engagement. The Curator will also work closely with Advancement to acquire necessary resources and support the Museum's cultivation efforts and campaigns. In addition, the Curator will create interdisciplinary collaborations with the area’s many educational institutions, including the 13 colleges and universities in and around Worcester. A Ph.D. is strongly preferred, as are a broad knowledge of art history, five or more years of curatorial experience, and expertise in American art from the seventeenth to the twentieth century. More information is at http://www.worcesterart.org/information/jobs.html. Qualified applicants please send CV and cover letter to the Director of Human Resources, Worcester Art Museum, 55 Salisbury Street, Worcester MA, 01609, or email humanresources@worcesterart.org by October 9, 2017. WAM is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 09/19/2017

Curator of Rare Books and Head of Special Collections

Boston Athenæum Boston, MA
The Trustees of the Boston Athenæum are committed to elevating the profile of the Special Collections for public enjoyment and for research. The organization seeks an accomplished, inspiring leader to head this effort, while also serving as curator of rare books—the core collection of more than 150,000 volumes, primarily American and European, focused in the humanities. The curatorial responsibilities comprise the majority of the role. The successful candidate will be an intellectually agile curator and effective manager, committed to realizing the full potential of the Athenæum’s extraordinary holdings across a spectrum of rare materials—from rare books, maps, and manuscripts, to prints, drawings, and photographs, to paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts. S/he will work with colleagues from across the organization to integrate access to, research into, and presentation of the Special Collections. S/he will have a record of success in cultivating donors and raising funds for Special Collections projects. Please visit http://www.bostonathenaeum.org/about/employment/jobs for more information.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 09/18/2017

Registrar

Adirondack Experience (formerly Adirondack Museum) Blue Mountain Lake, NY
Adirondack Experience seeks a creative, highly motivated individual with strong organizational skills, professional demeanor and great attention to detail to work with the Collections Department. Under the direction and supervision of the Chief Curator, this position performs responsibilities related to the documentation, care, and preservation of the museum collection and is responsible for working with staff to install and maintain collection items on exhibit. This position is primarily responsible for the intellectual control of the permanent collection. The Registrar may participate on museum development teams for all visitor experiences as assigned. This position offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits. Candidates must have thorough knowledge of American history and museum practices. A master’s degree in museum studies is preferred and 2-3 years’ experience in museum work is required. Candidate must have strong administrative, verbal and written communications skills and have the ability to articulate the mission of the institution. The individual must have the ability to manage time efficiently, work on multiple, simultaneous projects and deadlines with the ability to work under pressure. Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: Adirondack Experience Attn: Colleen Sage, Human Resources Mgr. PO Box 99, Blue Mt. Lake, NY 12812 HRDept@theadkx.org www.theadkx.org EOE
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 09/08/2017

Curator

Adirondack Experience (formerly Adirondack Museum) Blue Mountain Lake, NY
Adirondack Experience seeks a creative, highly motivated individual with strong organizational skills, professional demeanor and great attention to detail to work with the Collections Department. Under the direction and supervision of the Chief Curator, this position performs responsibilities related to the documentation, expansion, interpretation and preservation of the collections in exhibitions, programs, publications, and other formats. The Curator has primary responsibility for the boat and transportation collection, and will contribute to interpreting the intersection between people, technology and the environment. The Curator will participate in the development of museum exhibits, including research, writing, artifact selection, assisting with preparation of grant proposals, working with exhibit designers and consultants, and assisting with installation as needed. The Curator is also responsible for contributing to all visitor experiences. This position offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits. Job Requirements Candidates must have a Master’s degree in Museum Studies and 2-3 years’ experience in a museum or non-profit organizational setting. Thorough knowledge of American history, history of technology, museum practices and familiarity with maritime history and material culture preferred. Candidate must have strong administrative skills, excellent verbal and written communications skills and have the ability to articulate the mission of the institution. The individual must have the ability to manage time efficiently and work efficiently on multiple, simultaneous projects and deadlines. Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: Adirondack Experience Attn: Colleen Sage, Human Resources Mgr. PO Box 99, Blue Mt. Lake, NY 12812 HRDept@theadkx.org www.theadkx.org EOE
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 09/08/2017

Curator

Owls Head Transportation Museum Owls Head, ME
The Curator is responsible for building up collections of objects and materials related to the history of transportation and the history of technology. This position oversees the acquisition of objects and materials, works with conservators on restoration of objects and materials and develops ways in which objects and materials can be interpreted, through exhibitions, publications, events and presentations. Essential responsibilities include: oversight of collections management, conservation, safety and related collections policy; oversight of effective documentation and registration of collections, and adheres to related collections registration policy; oversight of the collections database and is responsible for procedures relating to the disposition of owned and loaned collections, delegating related tasks to other staff as required; serve as Chairperson of the Collections Committee and provies a monthly report of loan offers, donations and matters relating to collections care and management. Minimum qualifications for candidates include: bachelor's Degree in Art, History, Museum Studies or a related field as well as 4-5 years of experience in the curation field. (Master's degree preferred.) For full job description, visit https://goo.gl/boMgao. To apply: submit a cover letter and resume to Niki Janczura, Executive Manager of Operations, at nj@ohtm.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 09/05/2017

Curator, Islamic Art & Culture

Royal Ontario Museum Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), Canada’s largest museum, seeks dynamic and creative Curator of Islamic Art & Culture to develop and implement a robust schedule of exhibitions, programs and research while also building the collection. The successful candidate will lead interpretation and presentation of the collection for both general and academic audiences; collectors, scholars, external communities, and global partners; and welcome interactions with many audiences, including families. OPPORTUNITIES: The incoming curator will be invited to curate innovative, interdisciplinary exhibitions with the potential to travel; to build and refine the collection in new directions, including modern and contemporary; to build global networks; to engage in teaching, original research. Opportunity for cross-appointment to teach at University of Toronto. RESPONSIBILITIES: Manage permanent collection and installation rotations; work collaboratively with museum teams and outside collaborators on special exhibitions and programs; develop strategies for broader outreach and increased visibility for the collection, especially to local and diasporic communities; actively engage with professional colleagues to produce research and publications; and work with donors, collectors and patrons to cultivate support for acquisitions, exhibitions and programs. REQUIREMENTS: Must have PhD or equivalent, preferably in Islamic art or culture field; publications track-record; one language from an Islamic region; fundraising experience a plus. Curatorial/exhibitions experience and reputation in one’s field preferred. Full qualifications/how to apply: www.museum-search.com. Apply by 10/23/2017 to SearchandRef@museum-search.com. EOE. Nominations welcome.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 08/23/2017

Curator of Paintings and Sculpture

Smith College Northampton, MA
PRIMARY FUNCTION(S): Oversee, steward, and develop SCMA’s collection of American and European paintings and sculpture made before 1950. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Serve as an intellectual authority on, and assume a full range of curatorial responsibilities for, the Museum’s activities related to paintings and sculpture made before 1950. Responsible for the installation, interpretation, documentation, and growth of the collection of paintings and sculpture; proposing and executing temporary exhibitions as well as serving as an in-house curator for traveling exhibitions from other institutions; initiating research on acquisitions, loans, and the permanent collection; fielding public inquiries; representing the department on Museum and College committees. Work within a team environment, and supervise project-based research assistants and student interns. Promote dialogue, engagement, and collaboration both within the Museum and beyond. Work with SCMA’s senior leadership to cultivate prospective donors, foundations, and related entities to support the activities of the department as well as the growth of the collections. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in art history or a closely related field plus a minimum of three years of collection-based curatorial experience or an equivalent combination of education/experience; Ph.D. in art history preferred. Visit https://smithcollege.hiretouch.com/applicant-login?jobID=43153 to apply.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 08/23/2017

Collections Manager

Armenian Museum of America Watertown, MA
The Armenian Museum seeks a full-time Collections Manager with a background in museum studies and collections who has demonstrated proficiency in the core functional areas of Collections Management, conservation practices, administrative capabilities and planning experience expected in the profession. The successful candidate will demonstrate professional experience with a diverse range of historical artifact and textile collections, as well as archival materials. The ideal candidate will also have a strong appreciation for Armenian history and culture. The Collections Manager, reporting to the Museum Executive Director, will work closely with the Curator and other collections staff in matters concerning the Museum’s collection, archives, exhibits and displays. RESPONSIBILITIES: Take responsibility for a master plan to improve collections care and develop preservation strategies; Assist in the development of new storage solutions; Administer preventative collections care and identify conservation needs; Assist in the finding and writing of grants for collections related projects and oversee the implementation of awards; Oversee accession process and maintain documents related to the acquisitions, including the execution of loans; Maintain collections database, digital images, and all other collection records; Conduct regular inventories of the Museum’s collection; Assist in preparing objects for exhibitions; Train and oversee interns and volunteers. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: A Bachelor’s Degree in Museum Studies, Anthropology, Conservation, Art, History or other related field, along with 3-4 years of related work experience is a minimum requirement. A Master’s Degree in a similar field related to museum work preferred. Send cover letter, resume, and contact information for two references to Susanna Fout at susannaf@armenianmuseum.org . Applications due by September 5, 2017.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience
Posted on: 08/16/2017

Deputy Executive Director for Collections & Interpretation

The Rhode Island Historical Society Providence, RI
The Rhode Island Historical Society invites experienced museum and/or library administrators with artifact and/or special collections experience to apply for the position of Deputy Executive Director for Collections and Interpretation (DED). The DED will manage a team whose responsibilities include the day-to-day management of the RIHS collections, interpretation, and programs, such as cataloguing and technical services, visitor services, acquisitions, and conservation. The DED will also coordinate with the Director of the Goff Center for Education and Public Programs and the Director of the Museum of Work & Culture on exhibition planning and execution of the RIHS strategic plan. The DED will report to the Executive Director, assisting in strategic decisions related to the programs and activities of the RIHS and advising on industry best practices and in collections-based digitization and outreach. The DED will also work closely with the Deputy Executive Director for Finance and Administration, as well as the staff and Board of Trustees Collections Committee.The successful candidate will have experience managing a professional staff – ideally in a special collections department or museum – as well as first-hand experience in areas such as collections development, research services, collection management, cataloguing and technical services, imaging, and exhibition planning. For a list of requirements for the position, please visit www.rihs.org. To apply please email cover letter, resume/CV, and the names of three references to jobs@rihs.org, attention C. Morgan Grefe, RIHS Executive Director, with “DED Collections and Interpretation” in the subject line. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. No phone calls, please.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 08/10/2017

Curator of Rare Books and Head of Special Collections

Boston Athenæum Boston, MA
SUMMARY: The Trustees of the Boston Athenæum are committed to elevating the profile of the Special Collections for public enjoyment and for research. The organization seeks an accomplished, inspiring leader to head this effort, while also serving as curator of rare books—the core collection of more than 150,000 volumes, primarily American and European, focused in the humanities. The curatorial responsibilities comprise the majority of the role. The successful candidate will be an intellectually agile curator and effective manager, committed to realizing the full potential of the Athenæum’s extraordinary holdings across a spectrum of rare materials—from rare books, maps, and manuscripts, to prints, drawings, and photographs, to paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts. S/he will work with colleagues from across the organization to integrate access to, research into, and presentation of the Special Collections. S/he will have a record of success in cultivating donors and raising funds for Special Collections projects. TO APPLY: Please submit a cover letter to hr@bostonathenaeum.org, expressing interest and outlining relevant experience; curriculum vitae; sample publication, preferably of no more than 20 pages in length; and the names and contact information of two professional references. Review of materials will begin on August 30, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. More information about the position can be found at: http://www.bostonathenaeum.org/about/employment/jobs
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 07/28/2017

Curator of Paintings and Sculpture, and Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs

Yale Center for British Art New Haven, CT
Curator of Paintings and Sculpture: Reporting to the Chief Curator of Art Collections, and working alongside the Curator of Sculpture, the Curator of Paintings and Sculpture will be a key member of the Center’s curatorial team and will participate actively in a wide range of curatorial activities in the Department, at the Center, and in collaboration with other institutions across the University, as well as in the wider world of art historical scholarship. Under the supervision of the Chief Curator, the Curator of Paintings and Sculpture will oversee, steward, and develop the Yale Center for British Art’s collection of over 2,000 paintings and 200 pieces of sculpture, the most important collection of its kind outside the United Kingdom. For more information and immediate consideration, apply online at http://bit.ly/2sjvbbJ. Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs: Reporting to the Chief Curator of Art Collections, the Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs will be a key member of the Center’s curatorial team and will participate actively in a wide range of curatorial activities in the Department, at the Center, and in collaboration with other institutions across the University, as well as in the wider world of art historical scholarship. Under the supervision of the Chief Curator, the Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs will oversee, steward, and develop the Yale Center for British Art’s collection of over 22,000 drawings, 40,000 prints and a growing collection of nearly 1,000 photographs. For more information and immediate consideration, apply online at http://bit.ly/2rZalPG. AA/EEO – M/F/Disability/Veteran
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 07/27/2017

Chief Curator

Battleship Cove, America's Fleet Museum Fall River, MA
Battleship cove seeks a qualified candidate for the staff position of Chief Curator. Battleship Cove is a 52-year old iconic cultural heritage destination, which receives 100,000 visitors annually, and is located on the waterfront in historic Fall River, Massachusetts. www.battleshipcove.org. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Chief Curator will lead a curatorial team toward accomplishing the Museum’s mission of welcoming all to celebrate American Maritime and Military heritage in a setting that unites the power of history with contemporary culture. The Curatorial Division of the organization includes Collections, Education, PT Boats and related programs who serve to create the intellectual product of the two Museums. The Chief Curator/Director of Curatorial Affairs serves as a key member of the senior management team and must bring strong management experience, a record of accomplishment of innovative projects, and a desire to create a distinctive experience in a dynamic museum environment. The position reports to the Executive Director and works in collaboration with all divisions of the Museum. Master’s degree in history or related field Minimum of 6 years management level experience Minimum of 7 years of applied curatorial experience Grant writing experience For a the full description of duties and qualifications, as well as instructions for applying, please visit http://battleshipcove.org/employment/.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 07/25/2017

Curator of Museum Gardens

Plimoth Plantation Plymouth, MA
Plimoth Plantation has an opportunity to work at one of the country's most prestigious living history museums. Operating on a remarkable property overlooking Cape Cod Bay, Plimoth Plantation brings the story of America’s early foundation to life for hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. Our gardens are a unique heritage landscape for current and future generations to experience and enjoy. This position is responsible for the upkeep and development of all the Museum’s historical gardens. By maintaining excellent standards of presentation of the gardens and landscapes you will contribute to guests’ enjoyment of this unique outdoor Museum. We are seeking an individual who will greet with energy and enthusiasm the challenges and opportunities inherent in the planning and maintenance of the museum’s historical gardens. This is very much a hands-on job and most of the work during spring, summer and fall is the day-to-day physical work of maintaining the gardens. You will supervise, assign and direct the work of staff and volunteers working on the Museum’s gardens and greenhouse. The position also includes taking responsibility for a master plan for garden development and restoration. B.A. or B.S. – Degree or substantial training in horticulture preferred, but related experience may substitute. Experience of staff and volunteer supervision and working with the public Proven practical experience of the cyclical maintenance of a high quality gardens. A flexible schedule is required. Email resume & cover letter to Sue Haverstock shaverstock@plimoth.org. See website for job description http://www.plimoth.org/about/work-plimoth. Closing date for applying: July 25, 2017
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 07/07/2017

Archivist

Mattapoisett Historical Society Mattapoisett, MA
The Mattapoisett Historical Society has an immediate opening for an Archivist. Under the supervision of the Curator, the Archivist will accession, arrange, digitize, describe, and re-house manuscript collections, photographs, maps, and other material as well as implement basic preservation methods. The Archivist will also provide reference and other assistance as needed. The Archivist must possess strong analytical, organizational, and computer skills, as well as a degree in Library Science (MLS) or Library Information Science (MLIS) from an ALA- accredited library school. Knowledge of Early American and New England history required along with 1-3 years’ experience with archival records, preferably in a museum setting. Experience using PastPerfect preferred. This is a 20 hour a week ($20/hour), 2-year grant-funded position. To apply, send letter of interest, résumé, and contact information for three references to info@mattapoisetthistoricalsociety.org. The application deadline is August 1, 2017. No phone calls accepted. Mattapoisett Historical Society is an equal opportunity employer. www.mattapoisetthistoricalsociety.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Contract
Posted on: 07/07/2017

Development and Marketing

Part-Time Group Sales Representative

Connecticut Science Center Hartford, CT
Serving more than 300,000 adults and children each year, the Connecticut Science Center is the state’s premier destination for informal science learning, a top tourist attraction, a hub for teacher training, and one of the state’s foremost resources for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). The Connecticut Science Center is seeking a Group Sales Representative to sell group ticket to schools field trip groups, youth groups, and adults. This highly organized and self-motivated individual will also contribute to the overall financial and attendance goals of the Connecticut Science Center, and drive results. The Group Sales Representative may represent the Science Center at community events both onsite and offsite. This position interacts with the general public, various internal departments and works closely with the Group Sales Account Manager. This is a part-time hourly position, 24 hours a week. To view the entire job description, please visit https://ctsciencecenter.org/about/employment/. To apply, please send your resume to HR@CTScienceCenter.org by Sunday, October 1, 2017.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE:
Posted on: 09/18/2017

Grant Coordinatore

The Springfield Museusms Corporation Springfield, MA
Seeking a Grant Coordinator. The position is available immediately and reports to the Director of Development. In collaboration with the Director of Development, the Grants Coordinator is responsible for the creation and management of a well-coordinated, strategic development plan to cultivate and solicit support from foundations, corporations, and government sources. A bachelor's degree is required, an advanced degree is desirable. A minimum of five years of experience in grant writing within a museum, a cultural organization or an educational institution, and knowledge of foundations and funding sources are essential. Knowledge of development software is required, experience using Altru or Blackbaud software is preferred. Submit resume and cover letter, salary requirements, and a grant proposal sample by 9/30/17 to: hcahill@springfieldmuseums.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: TBD
Posted on: 09/18/2017

Campaign Assistant

Plimoth Plantation, Inc Plymouth, MA
Plimoth Plantation is a 17th-century living history museum dedicated to telling the history of Plymouth Colony from the perspective of both the Pilgrims and the Native Wampanoag. Located in Plymouth, Massachusetts .The Museum is a private, 501(c)(3), not-for-profit educational institution supported by admission fees, contributions, memberships and revenue from educational programs/dining/special events and Museum Shops. Plimoth Plantation is a Smithsonian Institution Affiliate. The Museum seeks a Campaign Assistant to help administer and organize activity for a major Capital Campaign. Reporting to the Development Director, this is an exceptional opportunity for an energetic, organized and detail oriented individual to advance in the development field. This is a visible role within the museum and in working with professional colleagues and a trustee led Campaign Steering Committee. Exemplary communication, writing and interpersonal skills. Strong project management skills; ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects without compromising quality. Highly organized and has the ability to multi-task. Can manage scheduling in a high volume with multiple parties. Self-starter that can also work as part of a team. History with or interest in development/advancement department. Observes a high level of confidentiality. Familiarity with Raiser’s Edge software, or related database experience. Excellent computer skills and advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Word). Commitment to providing a friendly & welcoming presence for all guests and co-workers throughout the Museum. Willingness to support the Museum's mission, vision, core values and customer service philosophy. For more information visit www.plimoth.org. Please email cover letter & resume to: Sue Haverstock shaverstock@plimoth.org,
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: 5085032680
Posted on: 09/18/2017

Development Officer

Concord Museum Concord, MA
The Concord Museum seeks a full-time Development Officer who will be a critical member of the Museum’s development team. For a full description of the position, please see our website at www.concordmuseum.org/employment-opportunities.php Principal Responsibilities: *Manages the Annual Fund • Works with Director of Development, Executive Director, and board to meet Annual Fund goals and broaden the donor base • Oversees Annual Fund operations, including writing print and electronic appeals, tracking, and reports • Researches, Cultivates, Solicits, and Stewards donors and prospects *Leads the Museum’s membership program *Serves as principal liaison to the Museum’s Guild of Volunteers. • Supports fundraising efforts of the Guild of Volunteers, serving as main point of contact and organizing Museum logistics for Guild fundraising events *Manages Corporate Sponsorships *Other: • Manages special events such as exhibition openings, member, cultivation, and stewardship events, working with Development team • Supports capital campaign efforts, including donor recognition and stewardship • Supports Museum’s marketing and communications strategy • Provides additional support for the department, as needed *Qualifications: - Proven fundraising track record with 3 years of fundraising experience - Experience in program areas, including membership, annual giving, events, volunteer management, and corporate support - A professional and resourceful style; the ability to work both independently and as a team player, to take initiative, and to manage multiple projects at a time - Bachelor’s Degree required - Excellent computer skills and experience with a fundraising database, preferably Abila Fundraising 50 - Willingness to work weekends and evenings, as required
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: This is a full-time salaried position with benefits. EOE.
Posted on: 09/08/2017

Grants Writer/Manager

Connecticut Landmarks Hartford, CT
Research funding opportunities; track submission deadlines; write & submit grant proposals, including grant budgets, with input & support from Site Administrators, Executive Director & Marketing & Development Manager; support timely grant-funded project execution; ensure timely report submission. Prepare, monitor & update annual organizational grant budget & grant tracking spreadsheets. RESPONSIBILITIES:Maintain grant submission & reporting calendars.Generate well-written, thoughtful proposals to individuals, foundations & government entities that support the organization’s strategic plan & strategic site priorities. Coordinate with ED, Marketing & Development Manager & site staff. Submit early or on-time.Prepare clear, accurate grant budgets.Monitor project execution by liaising with site and Central Office staff to ensure grant implementation.Coordinate with Executive Director, Marketing & Development Manager & site staff to ensure submission of accurate, timely grant reports. Update supporting information & documents on server; file proposals & reports in hard copy & on server. Research new funding opportunities; evaluate for fit. Prepare, monitor & update annual organizational grant budget & grant tracking spreadsheets. Develop positive relationships with institutional funding representatives. Support annual budget planning & organization-wide attendance tracking. Posted on: 08/29/2017

Director of Development

Rhode Island Historical Society Providence, RI
The Rhode Island Historical Society (RIHS) seeks a highly organized, energetic, results-oriented professional who is passionate about connecting Rhode Islanders with their history and heritage. The Director of Development will be responsible for the day-to-day activities of the RIHS Development Office. The work of the Development Office includes, but is not limited to, implementing a comprehensive and integrated fundraising program that develops individual and corporate contributed income sources for RIHS, with an emphasis on donor cultivation, program sponsorship, membership, annual fund and planned giving. The Director of Development will supervise an Assistant Director of Development and will also have administrative support provided by the RIHS’s Executive Assistant. Duties and responsibilities: Create and implement a dynamic annual development plan and strategy; oversee and manage membership program; manage relationships with Board, donors and prospective donors; Identify, qualify, research, cultivate, solicit, and steward high-level supporters (individuals, corporate, foundation); Meet with and cultivate high-end annual fund and major donors; work with senior leadership and the Communications Manager to develop and implement a comprehensive marketing and public relations strategy; work with Executive Director to implement comprehensive and integrated planned giving. Requirements: Minimum of 5 years experience in development with supervisory experience; understanding of how to work with donors and volunteers; conceptual and strategic thinking skills; thorough knowledge of fundraising best practices; strong organizational and communication abilities; keen analytical capabilities. To apply: Email cover letter, resume/CV, and the names of three references to jobs@rihs.org, attention C. Morgan Grefe, RIHS Executive Director, with “Director of Development” in the subject line. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. No phone calls, please.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 08/25/2017

Manager of Corporate Relations and Sponsorship

Maine Maritime Museum Bath, ME
Maine Maritime Museum, an internationally recognized cultural institution located on the Kennebec River in Bath, seeks a Manager of Corporate Relations and Sponsorship to join our Development Team and play a key role helping the museum to continue to grow and excel. If you are an enthusiastic and creative person who cares about Maine’s cultural heritage, who enjoys working with people, and wants to make things happen, then consider joining our team! The Manager of Corporate Relations and Sponsorship helps the museum raise the funds necessary to fulfill its mission and builds support for the museum in the business and cultural community. This position has primary responsibility for the stewardship and growth of the museum’s Business Partner Program (currently 170+ members) and Sponsorship Program. Additional areas of involvement include community partnerships and collaborations, fundraising events, boat donation program, and corporate grant writing. This position works closely with the Manager of Development Operations and has the support of a PT Development Assistant as well as volunteer support. For detailed job description, please visit the website: http://www.mainemaritimemuseum.org/media/director_of_development.pdf Posted on: 08/21/2017

Part Time Events and Social Media Manager

Old South Meeting House Boston, MA
Old South Meeting House, a museum and historic site in downtown Boston, seeks an enthusiastic professional to positively promote the organization through social media and assist with management of 50+ facility rentals each year, including corporate events, wedding ceremonies, and public programs with non-profit organizations. Reports to Marketing and Events Director. Responsibilities include: Independently manage 15-25 events each year and support larger events as needed, supervising event staff and working with clients from initial contact to post-event wrap up; Represent OSMH as first point of contact for rental event inquiries, and interface with clients and caterers; Process event reservations, deposits and payments in Blackbaud software; Work closely with senior staff to plan signature events, including the Boston Tea Party Reenactment; Manage Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social media; Develop social media content calendar consistent with mission and institutional marketing plan; Track social media data, create reports; Assist with marketing and publicity using Constant Contact announcements, calendar listings and other platforms. Part-time, hourly position, approximately 20 hours per week. Requires occasional weekend and evening work. Qualifications: Energetic and enthusiastic individual with one + year of experience in event management or related field; excellent writing and organizational skills; a professional and flexible manner; able to work well with a diverse range of people and and balance multiple priorities. Museum or non-profit experience and successful successful management of non-profit social media platforms a plus To apply, send resume and cover letter to events@osmh.org no later than August 28th. No phone calls please. For more information on OSMH, please visit www.osmh.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 08/15/2017

Director of Development

Mattatuck Museum Waterbury, CT
The Mattatuck Museum seeks full-time Director of Development to lead efforts to expand and diversify funding sources and donor base, shape overall development strategy, support earned income goals, and oversee fundraising including annual giving, membership and patron programs, events, and planned and major gifts. Work with board; supervise staff, interns and volunteers. Advanced computer skills necessary – Donor Perfect database; museum experience a plus. Compensation consistent with experience and qualifications. Women, veterans and minority candidates strongly encouraged to apply. Send cover letter that addresses qualifications and interest, current resume and 3 professional references to: DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT SEARCH, Attn: Robert Burns, Director, Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT 06702 or via email to Bob@mattmuseum.org. Documents should be either Microsoft Word or PDF format and not exceed 5 megabytes. For full job description, visit www.mattmuseum.org/visit/about/job-opportunities/
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: commensurate with experience
Posted on: 08/11/2017

Senior Vice President for Advancement

Mystic Seaport Museum Mystic, CT
Mystic Seaport Museum, the nation’s pre-eminent maritime museum located in Mystic, CT, seeks a dynamic, innovative fund raising professional to lead its advancement program, which includes the Annual Fund, Capital Campaign, planned giving, grants, restricted projects, and gifts in kind. With a mission to inspire an enduring connection to the American maritime experience, the Museum seeks to influence how new generations engage with America’s past, present, and future. A key member of the senior management team, the Sr. VP for Advancement must have proven ability in raising leadership and transformational gifts for all purposes, and a demonstrated track record in the management of successful development programs, including the completion of a major campaign under his/her leadership. The chosen candidate will be an experienced professional with strong leadership, strategic thinking, management, and communication skills who will bring vision, ideas and energy to the position. See https://tinyurl.com/MysticVPDev for complete job description and application instructions.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: competitive
Posted on: 07/28/2017

Digital Content Editor

Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Williamstown, MA
Join the Clark’s Communications team to manage and develop digital content for one of the region’s most dynamic institutions. The digital content editor oversees and updates the Clark’s website content on a daily basis; works to enhance the Clark’s search engine optimization; creates video and still images to feed the digital media platforms; manages daily posts to the Clark’s social media platforms; develops new materials for the Clark’s blog; coordinates messages, calendars, and schedules across on-site digital platforms; works collaboratively on digital advertising; oversees the Google adwords account and collaborates with other departments to generate new materials and content for all platforms. Other duties include benchmarking and evaluation of all social media platforms; reporting on effectiveness of digital campaigns; and support for other functions within the Clark’s Marketing and Communications Department. For more information: www.clarkart.edu/employment. Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, resume, salary requirements, and the names of three professional references via e-mail to HumanResources@clarkart.edu or mail to Human Resources, Clark Art Institute, P. O. Box 8, Williamstown, MA 01267.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 07/24/2017

Development Assistant

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston, MA
Reporting to the Director of Individual Giving, and working closely with the Manager of Friends of Fenway Court, the Development Assistant’s primary responsibility is to provide administrative support for the operations of the development office. The individual will also work closely with the Development Events Manager to support events and committee work. The Development Assistant is a key member of a 13-person development team, responsible for supporting all of the museum’s fundraising and cultivation goals. For more information and to apply: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/9774
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 07/24/2017

Membership Communications Officer

Museum of Science Boston, MA
The Membership Communications Officer is responsible for executing the Museum's membership acquisition, renewal and retention campaigns and communication projects to ensure we continue to grow our engaged membership base and achieve our financial goals. The Museum of Science has over 50,000 members and the membership program contributes over $6 million in revenue per year. One highlight of the membership program is our industry leading automatic renewal program. This role uses marketing project management skills combined with copy writing and a solid understanding of email, digital marketing and direct mail best practices to deliver membership acquisition and retention campaigns that maintain and enhance the Museum of Science's exceptional membership marketing program. For more information and to apply, please visit: https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/598884-29458.html
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 07/12/2017

Development Manager

Williams College Williamstown, MA
Development Manager Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA) Williams is pleased to announce the opening of a Development Manager in WCMA. The Development Manager will manage and coordinate the museum's donor engagement and stewardship programs and events partnering closely with colleagues in the museum's engagement and curatorial divisions. Responsibilities: Implement events and manage communication for a stewardship program that deeply engages the full spectrum of supporters, from young WCMA and Grad Art alums to the highest level donors and advisors. Liaise with the curatorial and programming staff to coordinate the design and implementation of creative and meaningful donor events. Work with the Director of External Relations and Senior Development Officers, implements and coordinates a donor engagement calendar for the Museum director and others at the museum. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in an arts related field and at least three to five years of experience in donor engagement or a related field in advancement. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential, including editing and proofreading, as are organizational and good decision making skills. Interact effectively with alumni and donors in a courteous, confidential and professional manner. For the detailed job posting and/or to apply for this position, please visit http://staff-careers.williams.edu. EOE/AA PI98585660
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 07/11/2017

Manager of Membership & Development

New England Museum Association Arlington, MA
Wanted: a new player in a new position on the NEMA team! Your assignment: build our base of almost 3,000 members and take charge of revenue-generation initiatives to strengthen the country’s largest regional museum association. Reporting to the Executive Director in our Arlington, MA, office, the Manager of Membership & Development oversees outreach to prospective NEMA members from the museum community and engagement with the various categories of NEMA members including institutional, institutional affiliate, individual, academic, and business members. The Manager also builds NEMA’s development and revenue-generation capacity. This is a full-time position with outstanding benefits including health/dental/life/disability insurance and employer-matched retirement program. NEMA is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from candidates of diverse backgrounds.Visit, https://nemanet.org/about-us/manager-membership-development/ for complete position description. Submit resume, and cover letter by August 4, 2017 to resumes@nemanet.org. For information about the New England Museum Association, visit www.nemanet.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: $45,000 – 48,000
Posted on: 07/10/2017

Institutional Support Officer

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston, MA
The Institutional Support Officer will support the Manager of Foundations and Government Support in all fundraising activities connected with institutional grants, including helping to generate annual revenue of $1M+. This activity will include proposal development, grant writing, stewarding of existing institutional partners, and tracking and managing an ambitious pipeline of reports and proposals. This position will have primary responsibility for administration of ongoing grants. Working closely with the Director of Corporate Engagement and Special Events, this position will also play a key role in proposal writing for corporate membership and sponsorships working to increase this key source of support. Identifying and qualifying new institutional funding and sponsorship is an important element of the position. The Institutional Support Officer is part of a 13-member development team supporting an ~$18 million operating budget. For more info and to apply: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/9168
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 07/06/2017

Preservation Policy Associate

The Preservation Society of Newport County Newport, RI
The PSNC seeks a full-time Preservation Policy Associate to support the organization’s advocacy and outreach efforts. The Preservation Policy staff comprises a small team that works in close alignment with the Preservation Society’s Board of Trustees, Preservation Policy Committee, CEO and Executive Director, and Chief of Staff. Evening and weekend hours may be required. Reporting to the Preservation Policy Manager, the Preservation Policy Associate will help the Preservation Society continue to strengthen its impact locally, with a particular focus on positively enhancing quality of life by advocating for the preservation of architecture, landscapes, and the scenic character of Newport County. To learn further details about The Preservation Society of Newport County and this positing please visit our website at www.newportmansions.org careers section.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 07/10/2017

Education

Assistant Professor, History Department

Suffolk University Boston, MA
The History Department at Suffolk University invites applications for either a tenure-track Assistant Professor position or a non-tenure-track Professional-in-Residence position in Public History for July 1, 2018 (pending final budgetary approval). Tenure-track applicants must have relevant professional experience and a terminal degree (Ph.D.) in History with a primary field in Public History; a well-defined research agenda demonstrated by peer-reviewed publications, public scholarship and/or digital products; and collaborations with historic sites and organizations. Expertise in Digital History/Humanities is highly desirable, and applicants must have a Ph.D. in hand by July 1, 2018. Applicants for the position of Professional-in-Residence must have significant professional experience in the field and an advanced degree. Successful candidates will demonstrate engagement with public history professional associations, historical sites and organizations, and other relevant bodies. All candidates must provide evidence of a commitment to excellent teaching at the undergraduate level and in public history settings, and demonstrate their scholarly and/or professional potential. Position responsibilities include: a 3/2 teaching load in the Public History concentration, History major, and/or first-year curriculum; development of a productive research and/or professional engagement; and service to the History Department and University, including committee membership, student advising, and stewardship of the Public History concentration. Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/kyjfbyfvxp4pxybv PI99450847
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 09/19/2017

Museum Educator & Camp Director

EcoTarium Worcester, MA
The EcoTarium, A Museum of Science & Nature, seeks a creative educator to develop and deliver engaging programs for learners of all ages. Programming covers a variety of science topics and takes place on the museum floor, in classroom settings, in our digital planetarium, and outdoors on our 55-acre site. Teaching is through hands-on and inquiry-based methods. The educator is responsible for all aspects of the summer camp program, including overseeing day-to-day operations, developing content, and hiring and training seasonal camp staff. For a full description and instructions for how to apply, visit: http://www.ecotarium.org/jobs
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 09/18/2017

Museum Educator

Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society West Hartford, CT
The Noah Webster House and West Hartford Historical Society is seeking qualified individuals to serve as Museum Educators. Museum Educators provide accurate programs through hands-on experiences for schools, scouts, and other groups in period clothing both on- and off-site. Annually, the museum serves approximately 8,000 students of varying ages and grades. Teaching experience is highly desirable but not required. Interest/experience in history and/or museums, and a friendly and energetic disposition is also desirable. The position of Museum Educator is part-time with flexible hours. An hourly rate of $10.25 per scheduled hours, plus travel reimbursement for distance traveled to and from outreach programs, is to be paid bi-weekly. Please send resume with cover letter to Beth Sweeney, Director of Education Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society, 227 South Main Street,West Hartford, CT 06107. Fax: (860) 521-4036; Email: Education@noahwebsterhouse.org. Visit us on the web for more information
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $10.25 per hour
Posted on: 09/18/2017

Outreach Manager

Duxbury Rural & Historical Society Duxbury, MA
The Duxbury Rural and Historical Society has an immediate opening for an Outreach Manager (full-year, part-time position, 20 hrs/week). The Outreach Manager is a vital part of the small DRHS staff, providing inspiration and coordination for a range of activities including volunteer coordination, program/event management, and membership development. The Outreach Manager is a public-facing figure for the DRHS, and the position is focused on opportunities to increase outreach, audience, and community involvement. Job duties may include but are not limited to: development of program ideas; cultivation of contacts, networking, and relationship-building with many different constituencies; creating opportunities to increase membership; recruitment and retention of volunteers; coordination with outside vendors, etc.; being an on-site coordinator during events; handling bookings and financial considerations with the assistance of other staff; provide support to fundraising, cultivation, and other DRHS activities; maintenance of institutional calendars; coordination of PR and marketing for programs. Requirements: superior interpersonal skills and a demonstrated enthusiasm for working with people; high level of organization and ability to balance multiple priorities; the ability to work independently as well as with a small staff, with a willingness to "pitch in" where help is needed. Applicants must have a college degree or equivalent work experience, preferably in a museum or non-profit organization. Occasional evening and weekend work is required. This job requires travel between multiple properties (< 3 mile radius) and requires the use of your personal vehicle. Work takes place in historical house museum environment. To apply: please send cover letter and resume to emcgough@duxburyhistory.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 09/11/2017

Manager of Child, Youth and Family Programming

WCHS/Tower Hill Boylston, MA
Reporting to Director of Education and Audience Engagement, the Manager will develop, execute, and evaluate learning experiences and year-round program calendar for young audiences including all on- and off-site PreK-12 school and community programs, school vacation week, summer programs, and weekly classes for toddlers and preschoolers, and other programming. The Manager will create, conduct, and evaluate school field trips to meet the Massachusetts Science and Technology/Engineering curriculum standards; facilitate all aspects of youth education group visits; train, evaluate, and supervise volunteers, contract instructors, work-study students, and interns; write and develop mission-related activities, interpretive materials, and programming that engage diverse audiences; develop and teach classes in areas of specialty; continually evaluate all educational programming; develop collaborations; budget, maintain program web pages, maintain program records; manage the maintenance of the youth garden; write and manage grants ; perform additional duties as assigned. This full-time, exempt position is 40 hours, Monday-Friday; however, the schedule may at times involve weekend or evening hours. A bachelors or masters degree in education, museum studies, horticulture or related field and five years of related experience is required as well as professional experience teaching in a public/private school or educational non-profit institution. Knowledge of curriculum standards; program evaluation are also required. The Manager will be able to create and adhere to project budgets; have demonstrated organizational, time management, oral, and written skills; be flexible, willing to adapt to and envision change, have excellent customer service, and experience in the non-profit sector. Cover and resume to Ali Kane, akane@towerhillbg.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: DOE
Posted on: 09/11/2017

Studio Art Educator

New Britain Museum of American Art New Britain, CT
The New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT has an immediate need for a part time Studio Art Educator (part-time, Wednesday afternoons & Thursday evenings required). The position will support, assist, and teach education studio programs for youth and families to increase participation among diverse audiences and create optimal conditions for first-hand experiences with art. The position reports to the Director of Education. For a full description and instructions to apply, visit http://www.nbmaa.org/museum-of-american-art/employment. EOE. No phone calls, please.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 08/31/2017

Museum Educator

Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center Bristol, CT
Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center located in Bristol CT is looking for a full-time Museum Educator to join our team. The Museum Educator translates education theory into interactive play activities in the areas of science, technology, engineering, art, math (STEAM), health and literacy. Responsible for the development and implementation of educational content that meets core standards for all exhibits, programs, and school outreach activities. Models positive and considerate ways to enhance visitors’ overall learning experience by making education fun. The candidate must have a passion for working with children and promote the mission of Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center to inspire a lifelong love for learning through the power of play. Imagine Nation seeks dynamic individuals that possess a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Education or closely related field. A minimum of three years’ experience in education or working with young children. Candidate should possess the ability to multi-task, as well as have the ability to adapt to changes in the work environment and balance competing demands. Must be flexible and reliable and able to work occasional evenings, weekends, and special events. Applicant Instructions This is a full time position with benefits. Applicants should submit as a Word or PDF document Cover letter addressing critical competencies, and resume via email to coral.richardson@imaginenation.org. Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center is a division of the Boys & Girls Club of Bristol Family Center, and is an equal opportunity employer.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: $30,000.00 to $34,000.00/year
Posted on: 08/31/2017

Director of Education

New Britain Museum of American Art NEW BRITAIN, CT
The New Britain Museum of American Art seeks candidates for the position of Director of Education. A key member of staff, the Director of Education is responsible for providing creative and strategic leadership to oversee all aspects of the museum’s multidisciplinary educational programming, working collaboratively with other core staff and outside collaborators to develop, deliver, and manage a wide range of interpretive Museum functions that will serve visiting school groups, attract and create a meaningful experience for adults and children, promote the unique resources of the NBMAA, and raise the profile of the Museum. The Director of Education ensures that all interpretive and educational programs are of uniformly high quality and accessible for the broadest and most diverse public. The Director of Education is the administrative and instructional lead for the Education Department, taking primary responsibility for operational planning, budgeting, staff and docent training, program delivery, and follow-up evaluation. The position reports to the Deputy Director and oversees a department of two full-time and two part-time staff. For a full description and instructions to apply, visit www.nbmaa.org. EOE. No phone calls, please.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 08/25/2017

Manager, Education Programs

Museum of Science Boston, MA
Provide leadership, supervision and direction to the Museum education team of staff and volunteers that provide daily programming on and in 6 different teaching platforms and venues in the Museum. Ensure educational programs create welcoming, exciting and accessible spaces and experiences where all audience members have opportunities to explore and engage with science, technology and engineering practices on site and in the community. Support educational team as they use authentic objects and models, demonstrations and live presentations, current science stories, phenomena, hands –on experiences to engage, excite and empower all audiences to develop, support or change their relationship with science and technology; investigate questions, create solutions, and imagine possible worlds. In collaboration with Advancement and Human Resources manage and assist in grant writing and fundraising efforts to sustain $400,000 per year for access for schools and youth programming. Act as the primary interface with schools at the district administrative level so as to insure Museum programming remains relevant to the changing educational climate. For more information, please visit https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/604863-29458.html M/F/V/D
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: Exempt (Salaried). Commensurate with experience.
Posted on: 08/25/2017

Assistant Educator

Colgate University Hamilton, NY
Located on Colgate University's beautiful campus in Hamilton, New York, the collection of the Picker Art Gallery features approximately 11,000 objects from antiquity to the present, including approximately 8,000 works on paper, 1,400 photographs, 900 paintings, and 300 sculptures. Colgate University is one of the country's leading liberal arts colleges, with a student population of about 2,900 and 300 faculty. This is an exciting time in Colgate's history, as the newly conceived Center for Art and Culture will become home to tow university museums: the Picker Art Gallery and the Longyear Museum of Anthropology. These distinguished university museums play a significant role in Colgate's teaching mission and reputation, a relationship that will be deepened with the newly launched Museum Studies Minor in the Department of Art and Art History. The Assistant Educator is an entry level position and will work under the direction of the Director of University Museums and serve as a member of the Colgate University museum team. Specific accountabilities will include: • Researching, developing, implementing and evaluating both existing and new and innovative educational programming. Coordinating scheduling and budget. • Leading all educational programming, using various outreach methods. • Fostering innovative and interdisciplinary collaboration, throughout campus and the local and regional museum communities, and advocating for excellence in the field of museum education. Qualifications: * Bachelor's degree (preferably in Education, Art History, Anthropology, History, Museum Studies) * A demonstrated knowledge of educational practices. * A demonstrated knowledge of Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS). * Previous experience in organizing and managing programs. Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/d3mdwzswvbjh74t8 PI99113548
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 08/21/2017

Children's Theatre Playwright

Providence Children's Museum Providence, RI
Providence Children’s Museum is looking for a playwright to develop our newest interactive live theater experience, focused on the concepts and skills related to empathy! The play we are hoping to commission will complement Coming to Rhode Island our newest exhibit which explores history and culture. The exhibit is designed to build empathy and foster respect for the diversity of individuals who make up our world. It’s about understanding that diversity makes our communities richer and stronger, and about cultivating compassion for others by making personal connections to their stories. At a time of divisiveness and discord in our country and world, empathy is more important than ever. To see the full RFP and timeline, please visit www.childrenmuseum.org/employment.asp
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Contract
SALARY RANGE: $1,500
Posted on: 08/16/2017

Director of Education & Library Services

Amon Carter Museum of American Art Fort Worth, TX
Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, TX ( http://www.cartermuseum.org/) seeks Director of Education and Library Services (DELS) to help provide leadership and vision for one of the world’s finest collections of American art. DELS will serve on Leadership Team and manage approximately 18 mid-level staff in Education and Library/Archives Departments. Successful candidate will be a leader, visionary, and an innovator regarding art museum educational programming and information services and will relish collaboration with fellow professionals. S/he will have a record of successful museum leadership including developing engaging, effective programs, and leading a department. Must be positive, diplomatic, comfortable in dynamic or challenging situations, and have excellent communication/writing skills and business acumen. Key responsibilities: Build on museum’s reputation for educational excellence by strengthening existing programs and developing new interpretative and public programs, particularly adult programs. Oversee Library/Archives initiatives to expand their reach. Foster a culture of strong partnerships within and beyond the museum in pursuit of institutional goals. Manage Division staff. Hire, train, evaluate, and cultivate leadership skills in staff. Assist Development Department to secure funding for programs and information services. Oversee formulation and management of Division budgets. Qualifications: Minimum 5 years museum-education and senior-management experience at an art museum or similar institution. M.A. in art history, art, museum studies, museum education, or similar field. Specialty in American Art or Culture desirable. Full qualifications/job description: www.museum-search.com. Apply: Email cover letter, résumé, salary requirement, names/contact information for 3 references by 9/11/17 to: SearchandRef@museum-search.com. EOE. Nominations welcome
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 08/09/2017

Museum Educator & Assistant

Historic Newton Newton, MA
Historic Newton seeks a Museum Educator and Assistant to work at both its locations—the Jackson Homestead and the Durant-Kenrick House and 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. 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. The Museum Educator and Assistant should expect 3-14 hours per week of employment which would necessarily include weekend hours. Apply by September 15, 2017 by sending letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three references to education@historicnewton.org Historic Newton is a public-private partnership between the Newton Historical Society and the City of Newton and an equal opportunity employer.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 08/02/2017

Part-Time Museum Educator

Springfield Museums Springfield, MA
The Museum Educator will work as part of the Education Department, which is responsible for conducting a variety of programs in the Science, Art, History and Dr. Seuss Museums. Duties will include: Teaching scripted Science School Programs which include physical, life, earth and space science topics to school groups in grades Pre-K to 8. The Museum Educator will be responsible for maintaining supplies and materials, creating games and programming to correspond with special exhibitions, creating and preparing gallery and classroom activities for family events, tracking participation, and assisting in the assessment of each activity. The Museum Educator will also represent the Springfield Museums and lead educational activities at community outreach events. Qualifications include: An Associate’s degree is required (in Education, Early Childhood Education, or other related field preferred). Experience in the following is necessary: teaching in a Museum or other informal educational setting; teaching science lessons and activities; and working independently with groups of children. In order to be considered for this position please e-mail a cover letter and resume to: kmerrill@springfieldmuseums.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $12.53 per hour
Posted on: 07/31/2017

Curator of Education

Preserve Rhode Island's Lippitt House Museum Providence , RI
Preserve Rhode Island’s Lippitt House Museum in Providence, RI is seeking an energetic and experienced individual to fulfill the Curator of Education position. The part-time Curator of Education is responsible for developing, implementing, managing, and evaluating the Museum’s educational programming including tours (May – October). The successful candidate will bring a commitment to executing creative public programs with an entrepreneurial spirit. The candidate will think creatively and demonstrate flexibility as part of a small staff with finite resources but great potential to create community-centered programming. The Curator of Education works closely with the Director to develop new programming, including family programs, and community partnerships, and recruits, trains, and manages docents and student interns. The position is 16 to 20 hours a week. QUALIFICATIONS: BA in history, public history, museum studies, museum education, historic preservation, or similar fields with significant relevant experience required. MA preferred. Experience supervising staff or volunteers in historic sites and/or museums preferred. Candidates must have experience in informal and/or formal teaching. Must have strong oral and written communication skills, and able to synthesize information into clear, effective presentations. Some lifting and manual labor required. Routine weekend and evening work required especially during tour season. Email cover letter, resume, and three references to jobs@preserveri.org “Curator of Education” in subject line. Application deadline August 20, 2017. No phone calls, please.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 07/19/2017

Education Programs Coordinator

MIT Museum Cambridge, MA
The Education Programs Coordinator is a member of the team that produces the Museum’s educational and public programs in collaboration with faculty, staff, students, alumni/ae and community organizations. Principal Duties and Responsibilities: Reports to the Director of Education and Public Programs and leads the delivery of programs for middle and high school and general audiences. Identifies, develops and promotes new educational offerings including hands-on elements. Develops pre- and post-workshop resources for educators. Recruits, trains and supervises part-time instructors, summer educators, interns, and volunteers. Conducts evaluation of programs and participants. Designs and leads professional development opportunities for middle and high school educators. Works with Museum staff, faculty, alumni/ae, students, and volunteers on content development and delivery of programs. Contributes ideas and develops innovative programs for offer in the future MIT Museum in Kendall Square. Leads tours of the museum galleries. Assists with organization and implementation of large-scale annual events, and general audience programs. Qualifications & Skills: REQUIRED: Undergraduate degree in STEM field and minimum of three years experience teaching middle or high school students in a formal or informal setting; familiarity with program delivery to school, family and community audiences; enthusiasm for the development and delivery of hands-on programs in science, engineering, art and technology, as well as practical skills (mechanical, electrical or electronic). Must show a considerable degree of creativity and initiative, and have excellent organizational and interpersonal, written, oral, research, and computing skills. Ability to work school vacation weeks, and occasional evenings, weekends and holidays. See complete job description at: http://mitmuseum.mit.edu/about/careers. Must apply online at MIT HR website.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 07/19/2017

Community Educator - 43928BR

Yale University New Haven, CT
Reporting to the Manager of Public and Youth Engagement of the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, the Community Educator is responsible for: 1) planning and successfully executing the Museum’s public education programs, including but not limited to major and minor weekday and weekend programs, such as family days, Free Thursdays, overnight sleepovers, and occasional evening programs; 2) oversee all aspects of Museum summer camp program, including staff supervision, curriculum, and budgets; 3) apply proven pedagogical and VSO (visitor service organization) practices to program development and execution, and serve as spokesperson or liaison for Museum during public programs; 5) develop and maintain relationships with local schools, libraries, community organizations, and youth programs to broaden participation and reach new audiences through outreach initiatives, 6) work with museum personnel and community organizations to develop, market, and implement the museum’s annual Fiesta Latina and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. celebrations; 7) with senior management, develop strategic plan and evaluative tools for Peabody public programs that leads to the creation of innovative, sustainable programs to diversify museum audiences. Successful candidates will demonstrate an understanding of museum-related educational practices, a keen sense of customer service, enjoy being part of a team, and have excellent communication skills. A Bachelor's Degree and three years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. To read the full job description and for immediate consideration, please apply online at http://bit.ly/2sYljGd.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 07/07/2017

Exhibits

Museum Gardner

Plimoth Plantation Plymouth, MA
This is an opportunity to work at one of the country's most prestigious living history museums. Operating on a remarkable property overlooking Cape Cod Bay, Plimoth Plantation brings the story of America’s early foundation to life for hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. Our gardens are a unique heritage landscape for current and future generations to experience and enjoy. This position is part of the team responsible for the upkeep and development of the Museum’s gardens and landscapes. By maintaining excellent standards of presentation of the gardens and landscapes you will contribute to guests’ enjoyment of this unique outdoor Museum. We are seeking an individual who will greet with energy and enthusiasm the challenges and opportunities inherent in the maintenance of gardens. This is very much a hands-on job. We will provide on the job training but you will need to have some horticulture experience or training. You should have a verifiable reputation for excellence in your work. You possess the energy, vision and drive to be part of a team that will achieve great results. You are equally effective and efficient working independently and as part of a highly collaborative team. If you have the relevant skills, proven experience, and are committed to high standards in your work; if you are passionate about maintaining and developing beautiful historical and traditional New England gardens. Pease send cover letter and resume to: Sue Haverstock shaverstock@plimoth.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 09/18/2017

Director, STEAM

Boston Children's Museum Boston, MA
The Director works on exhibit development projects, including content development, prototyping and evaluation, and manages the STEAM Team. The Director is the content lead of a planned combined Science and Art/Maker space. The STEAM Team conducts a broad array of programming, including Boston’s annual Mini-Maker Faire, our TechKitchen programming that brings local innovation companies and makers to the museum, regular contemporary art installations in the Art Gallery, and a robust Artist in Residence program. Candidates should be an exhibit and program developer with experience in many stages of the development process, and possess a wide skill-set including: a creative, innovative, hands-on approach to STEAM in museum programming and exhibits, and passion for making, inventing and building. A child-centered educational philosophy; someone who practices an iterative design process (including prototyping, formative evaluation and revision based on visitor input), Experience with program development for young audiences, and strong knowledge of the STEAM education field. Ability to consider the adult experience, translating sophisticated scientific and educational research into exhibit experiences, and seek ways to help adults understand how their children are learning. Experience with access and accessibility, community programs, universal design and a willingness to include community members in the development process. 7+ years exhibit and program development experience in a museum setting or equivalent, with 10+ years relevant experience overall. Advanced degree, or subject expertise, in Education and/or STEM field required, with strong knowledge of STEM education and experience with bridging art and science. To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to: Jobs@BostonChildrensMuseum.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 09/18/2017

Exhibit Carpenter

Plimoth Plantation Plymouth, MA
Plimoth Plantation has an opportunity to work at one of the country's most prestigious living history museums. Operating on a remarkable property overlooking Cape Cod Bay, Plimoth Plantation brings the story of America’s early foundation to life for hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. The Exhibit Carpenter is a hands-on position that is part of the Historical Built Landscapes (HBL) team responsible for the maintenance, repair and, in some cases, new construction of the reproduction structures, exhibits and built landscapes throughout the Museum. The HBL team ensures that all carpentry projects reflect the appropriate historical time period with use of tools, equipment and techniques reflective of the identified era, including modern buildings. Under the direction of the HBL Manager this position is tasked with ongoing routine maintenance of buildings, and meeting the goals of a prioritized work plan. The work may at times be done as a first-person role-player using historically appropriate tools and techniques while speaking with guests. Or work may be performed in modern clothing with modern tools, depending on the assignment. Must be skilled in basic general carpentry and willing to learn about historical tools and techniques. Interest in learning about 17th-century English and Native American history. Preferred but not required: Prior experience in the construction industry and/or working with contractors. The ability to determine timeframes, costs and resources/materials needed to complete carpentry job. A flexible schedule is required. Email resume & cover letter to Sue Haverstock shaverstock@plimoth.org. See website for job description http://www.plimoth.org/about/work-plimoth.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 09/13/2017

Potter

Plimoth Plantation Plymouth, MA
Plimoth Plantation has an opportunity to work at one of the country's most prestigious living history museums. Operating on a remarkable property overlooking Cape Cod Bay, Plimoth Plantation brings the story of America’s early foundation to life for hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. The Potter is one of the principal guest-facing artisans demonstrating in the Craft Center. The Potter’s primary responsibility is the demonstration of 17th-century pottery-making while effectively interpreting to Museum guests the history and significance of trades in England. The Potter also supplies the Museum’s Craft Center Shop with pottery for retail sale and the Colonial Interpretation Department with reproductions for use in the 17th-Century English Village, aboard Mayflower II, and on the Wampanoag Homesite, and by museum programs. A flexible schedule is required. Full-time or Part-time, year-round High School diploma or equivalent; Associate’s Degree preferred. Experience in wheel throwing, glazing, and decorative techniques. Experience working with the public. Interest in 17th-century European crafts and trades. Interest in and appreciation for 17th-century English, Native American, and European history. Email resume & cover letter to Sue Haverstock shaverstock@plimoth.org. See website for job description http://www.plimoth.org/about/work-plimoth.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 09/13/2017

Exhibit Developer

Connecticut Historical Society Hartford, CT
The Connecticut Historical Society is seeking to hire an experienced Exhibit Developer. The Exhibit Developer will be a key member of the team responsible for the development, organization, research, design, production, installation, and maintenance of exhibitions and other interpretive projects. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in helping the organization realize its mission to connect audiences with the story of Connecticut. Applications will be accepted until September 15, 2017. For more information about the position and how to apply visit: www.chs.org/job-internship/exhibit-developer
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: low $40,000s
Posted on: 08/08/2017

Exhibit Maintenance Technician

Museum of Science Boston, MA
Responsible for the routine maintenance of exhibits, including exhibit lighting and a various equipment within exhibit components. Perform daily rounds of exhibit areas and exhibit components to ensure they are working properly and provide on the spot repairs when damage is found and report all existing or potential problems. Clean and perform basic preventive maintenance routines involving minor carpentry, basic mechanical and basic electrical repairs. Assist other technicians in the performance of their duties, including installation, refurbishment and removal of exhibits. For more information and to apply, please visit: https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/610947-29458.html EEO/M/F/V/D
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 08/01/2017

Temporary Exhibit Installation Coordinator

Museum of Science Boston, MA
The Installation Coordinator is responsible to be on site to lead the installation/deinstallation for the Museum's touring exhibits for national and international tours up to eight trips annually lasting four days to four weeks. The position is responsible for overseeing all aspects of installation/deinstallation to ensure that proper techniques, safety procedures, policies and protocols are adhered to by contract staff and onsite installers on both national and international tours. The Installation Coordinator will lead a crew of contractors and venue staff up to 20 people. They will be responsible for overseeing the packing and unpacking of up to 30 trucks of exhibit materials for each exhibition. For more information and to apply please visit: https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/611054-29458.html EEO/M/F/V/D
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 07/28/2017

Facilities

Housekeeping Assistant (Evening)

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston, MA
Responsibilities Clean offices, bathrooms, windows, floors and stairways, and other public areas of the Museum Trash and snow removal Change light bulbs Assist with set up and removal of facilities for special events Move furniture and objects as required and directed Perform other duties and assist the Building Manager and Lead Housekeeping Assistants as directed Uphold the highest standards of safety, cleanliness and conduct Occasional evening work is required (for Museum special events) Communicating with co-workers and supervisors essential to a smooth operation Requirements Ability to operate a handheld two-way radio (walkie talkie) Ability to use judgment in interpreting and following both written and verbal instructions on assigned jobs Must be able to operate and move cleaning equipment Must be able to move furniture and equipment Must be able to handle the physical requirements of the position Excellent customer service skills Physical requirements Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs and ability to push a minimum of 50 lbs Ability to lift, bend, reach, and stand for extended periods Ability to operate cleaning equipment and snow removal equipment Ability to climb ladders To Apply Join our dedicated, talented team of employees, interns and volunteers, who are passionate about the work they do to support the Museum’s mission. To apply for this position, please follow this link to the online application: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/12914 This is our preferred application method. To be considered for this position, the application and resume are required. We receive many resumes and kindly request that you do not call to inquire about the status of your application. Those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 09/20/2017

Preservation Project Manager

The Preservation Society of Newport County Newport, RI
Manage the facilities and resources of the PSNC heritage to ensure the long term viability of the buildings. While the position has a practical focus, the incumbent is not required to personally provide maintenance in all instances but to manage trades-people who have the specific skills required for the job. Proven management and leadership skills with a demonstrated ability to motivate , direct and provide effective and positive communication with employees. • College Degree in Construction Management, Historic Preservation or related field. Other combination of work experience and education will be considered. • Certification in Project Management or equivalent to 10-15 years documented Project Manager experience. • 5 plus years of Historic Preservation and Architecture experience. • Must be OSHA certified. • Must possess superior planning, organizational and communication skills. • Demonstrated experience with all phases of selection and management of subcontractors. • Strong working knowledge of MS-Windows Suite. To learn further details about The Preservation Society of Newport County and this positing please visit our website at www.newportmansions.org careers section. To apply please email a cover letter and resume with contact information for professional references to humanresources@newportmansions.org, or mail to 424 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI 02840 or submit it through our website.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 07/06/2017

Facilities Operations Manager

Peabody Essex Museum Salem, MA
Peabody Essex Museum is seeking a full-time Facilities Operations Manager to oversee the day-to-day functioning of the Facilities Department and maintenance of the museum’s buildings. The successful candidate will schedule work, monitor performance and trouble shoot problems ensuring effective management of facilities related issues and projects. Working in close partnership with the Associate Director, this position identifies and negotiates contracts with outside vendors for facilities related projects and will be responsible for budget tracking and reporting as well as setting up and maintaining an electronic work order system that provides easy access to project coordination and metrics, expense tracking and staff assignments. The position also supervises facilities and maintenance staff, motivating and retaining a high performance work team. The successful candidate will possess strong administrative and organizational skills, adjust easily to changing priorities, and will possess a minimum of five years of experience in facilities operations, commercial real estate operations or construction. The ability to manage multiple tasks, to prioritize and possess a team oriented working style combined with the ability to take individual initiative is a must. Familiarity with proposal assessment and contract negotiation. Demonstrable computer skills in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, well-developed interpersonal and customer service skills as well as excellent communication skills are required. Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Employee Experience, Peabody Essex Museum, East India Square, Salem, MA 01970, or to jobs@pem.org. PEM is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 06/07/2017

Museum Store

Museum Shop Manager

Pilgrim Hall Museum Plymouth, MA
We’re looking for a motivated, creative, and outgoing person to join our staff! Located in Plymouth, MA, Pilgrim Hall Museum is the oldest continuously operated museum in the nation with an exceptional collection of early American artifacts, including objects carried aboard the Mayflower in 1620. The Museum Shop Manager staffs the museum gift shop/bookstore, oversees all shop operations and merchandizing, trains, schedules and manages additional shop personnel, and interacts positively with the visiting public. The Museum Shop Manager communicates with and works closely with all other departments as a unified team to ensure all visitors have a welcoming and productive museum experience. The ideal candidate is highly organized, detail-oriented, and committed to providing outstanding customer service every day. Requirements: previous retail management experience or significant background in sales operations; ability to manage budget; technical proficiency in Excel and retail applications; flexible availability (evenings, weekends, & some holidays are required); able to be on feet for an eight-hour shift; able to lift 30 pounds and navigate stairs. This is a frontline FT/YR position with limited office hours. Schedule includes at least one weekend day. Hourly rate: $18. For more details, see application posted on museum website. To apply, send cover letter and CV to Donna Curtin, Executive Director, donna.curtin@pilgrimhall.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 09/01/2017

Security

Museum Security Officer (Casual Position, No Benefits)*

Amherst College Amherst, MA
The Casual Museum Security Officer ensures a safe and secure environment at the Amherst College Museums (Beneski Museum of Natural History, Mead Art Museum & Russian Cultural Center). Provides exemplary customer services representing the museums and the college. Conducts regular patrols of public areas, staff areas, collections storage, and mechanical spaces, as well as museum exteriors. Ensures the policies, procedures, and mission of the department are adhered to and upheld at all times. The Museum Security Officer takes appropriate actions to support a diverse workforce and participates in the College's efforts to create a respectful, inclusive, and welcoming work environment. Required: • High School diploma or equivalent • Strong verbal and written communication skills, problem solving, time management, interpersonal and customer service skills • Proficiency with MS Office, Outlook, and Excel • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team Preferred: • 6 months of experience in private security, law enforcement, or a related field • Associate's Degree (Criminal Justice, Administration, Emergency Management) and/or an accredited Law Enforcement or Professional Security Officer Certification, additional certifications (CIPS, CPR & First Aid) APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references. Applications will be reviewed until position is filled. Amherst College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, persons of color, and persons with disabilities to apply. The College is committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff. Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/4mvx77mm444896q4 PI98703822 Posted on: 07/19/2017

Visitor Services

Program Assistant

Massachusetts Historical Society Boston, MA
The Massachusetts Historical Society is seeking a part-time assistant to help with public programs. The successful candidate will help at programs and have the opportunity to learn about planning and managing events at the oldest historical society in America. The responsibilities would include: • Uploading program listings to online calendars • Ordering refreshments and supplies from vendors • Working with the director of programs to research and develop contact lists to promote events • Corresponding with program attendees • Managing registrations • Setting up of refreshments • Assisting with crowd management • Photographing or videotaping presentations The position would require evening work, knowledge of standard office equipment and Microsoft programs, strong communication skills, and the ability to work with diverse groups of people. The ideal candidate will have an interest in American history, a flexible schedule and event management experience. The position is available immediately. To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to: Gavin Kleespies, Director of Programs (gkleespies@masshist.org). Applications accepted until September 20, 2017
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $18 per hour
Posted on: 09/06/2017

Temporary Gallery Staff-Technical

MIT Museum Cambridge, MA
Full and part-time gallery attendants for October- December 2017, for exhibition, The Enemy, with training in late September. The Enemy by Karim Ben Khelifa is a groundbreaking interactive Virtual Reality exhibition. Participants will encounter combatants on opposite sides of conflicts in Israel/Palestine, the Congo, and El Salvador. In their own words, each will offer personal perspectives on war. The exhibition incorporates concepts from artificial intelligence and cognitive science-based models.Technical Attendant: Start up and calibrate the tracking system; may perform technical trouble-shooting; also performs gallery attendant duties: welcome visitors and provide introduction; assign and activate equipment and assist at start of experience; monitor to assist if needed during the experience.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
SALARY RANGE: $12.50/hour
Posted on: 08/28/2017

Seasonal Admissions Staff

The House of the Seven Gables Salem, MA
As a key member of the Visitor Services team, Admissions staff interacts with guests to the museum while staffing the front desk in the Visitor Center. Under the supervision of the Visitor Services Manager, Admissions staff process tickets, organize tour times; communicate with guide staff, complete daily paperwork and answer guest’s questions regarding the museum, Salem and the surrounding area. •Admissions staff are responsible for learning the Quick Books Point of Sale system in order to process tickets and maintain accurate accounting records. •Sell tickets, establish when tours begin in the mansion, communicate with guides about tours, lunch breaks etc. •Answer guest’s questions regarding the historic site, Salem and surrounding area, and other attractions in town in a positive and non-opinionated manner. •Process the daily deposit and paperwork in detail oriented fashion to assure accuracy •Attend any and all meetings and training sessions •Arrive at work on time and clock in and out only at the time scheduled. Any additional time must be approved by the Manager of Visitor Services or Visitor Services Coordinator. •Admission Staff must wear the approved uniform while at work and meet established grooming standards. •Admission staff must work in cooperation with all Guest Service staff to provide a prompt, courteous experience to all our daily guests. The House of the Seven Gables is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with anti-discrimination law, it is the purpose of this policy to effectuate these principles and mandates. The House of the Seven Gables prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetic information.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 08/25/2017

Visitor Services Attendants for Temporary Exhibition

MIT Museum Cambridge, MA
Full and part-time gallery attendants needed for October- December 2017, for exhibition, The Enemy, with training in late September. The Enemy by Karim Ben Khelifa is a groundbreaking interactive Virtual Reality exhibition. Participants will encounter combatants on opposite sides of conflicts in Israel/Palestine, the Congo, and El Salvador. In their own words, each will offer personal perspectives on war, including thoughts on motivations, suffering, freedom, and the future. Three types of Attendant positions available: Gallery Attendant: Open exhibition and activate components; welcome visitors and provide introduction; assign and activate equipment and assist at start of experience; monitor to assist if needed during the experience; remove equipment at conclusion and replace battery packs. Closing Attendant: At the exit of the exhibition, answer visitor questions, discuss their experience, and encourage to share thoughts via a guestbook or social media platform. Technical Attendant: Start up and calibrate the tracking system; may perform technical trouble-shooting; also performs gallery attendant duties. Job Requirements: Must be able to commit to the full run of the exhibition, including November 25-26 and December 26-31; be available for training on the following dates: Gallery and Closing attendant: September 25 or 26; Technical attendant: September 22. Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent education required, Bachelor’s degree preferred. Should enjoy working with the public, possess basic computer skills and be willing to commit to the full run of the exhibition. Please send résumé and cover letter to: Patricia Lane, Visitor Services Manager, MIT Museum; palane@mit.edu.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
SALARY RANGE: $12.50/hour
Posted on: 08/21/2017

Part Time Receptionist & Membership Assistant

Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library Lexington, MA
A Local Museum & Library is seeking a part-time receptionist and membership assistant to work Thursday - Saturday, 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. In addition to front desk receptionist responsibilities, this position also assists the membership director with daily tasks and mailings. Please submit resume to bwork@srnmj.org for consideration.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 08/17/2017

Visitor Services Manager

Edward M Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate Boston, MA
The Visitor Services Manager leads the Visitor Services and Gift shop teams and is responsible for managing all the operations of both the “front of house” customer service experience, and the “back of house” IT tools, financial record keeping, cash management tasks, and services data collection and analysis required for effective operations. The VS Manager supervises the Coordinator as well as any part-time staff, interns, or volunteers assigned to VS and the gift shop and oversees all tasks assigned to the team are completed successfully. The VS Manager assists and leads all activities of booking and scheduling for all tour groups, including VIP and Specialty group tours and experiences. The VS manager will lead community outreach for local tour group visits. The VS Manager works with risk management and safety partners to ensure preparedness for disaster and emergency response for guests and staff. The VS Manager may act as a liaison and representative of the Institute, as assigned on internal and external committees. This position will work one weekend day. Please find the full description at: https://www.emkinstitute.org/about/careers/visitor-services-manager
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 08/10/2017

Visitor Experience and Logistics Coordinator, John Brown House Museum

Rhode Island Historical Society (RIHS) Providence, RI
The RIHS seeks a creative, energetic, and enthusiastic candidate to join our team. The Visitor Experience and Logistics Coordinator oversees the daily operations and logistics of the John Brown House Museum. He/she works to increase attendance and maintain a high-quality visitor experience at the Museum. The Logistics Coordinator (LC) staffs and is responsible for the daily operations of the Visitor Services desk and museum store including cash drawer management, processing numbers, ordering merchandise, and invoicing customers. The LC will supervise a cohort of Museum docents and interns, and handles the logistics for coordinating group tours of the Museum for groups of all ages (from school field trips to visits from senior centers). The LC also has a hand in planning select Museum events. The ideal candidate must be responsible, considerate, detail-oriented, with good time-management skills who takes pride in creating a positive and easy experience for visitors from diverse sectors. He/she should have excellent communication skills and be an effective problem-solver. He/She must be able to respond in a calm and professional manner and direct visitors during an emergency. This position reports to the Assistant Director, Goff Center for Education and Public Programs. It is a full-time 37.5 hrs/week position Tues - Sat with some Mondays and evenings required. There is some schedule flexibility depending on scheduled open hours and events. A complete job description can be found at rihs.org. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree or experience supervising volunteers preferred but not required. TO APPLY: Email letter, resume/CV and three references to: jobs@rihs.org with JBH Coordinator in the subject line.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 08/02/2017

Director of Visitor Services

Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium St. Johnsbury, VT
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Visitor Services is responsible for ensuring all visitors have a safe, friendly and enjoyable experience at the Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium. The successful candidate will have a background in customer service, retail and/or tourism services with outstanding customer service skills. The position manages the front-of-house including, but not limited to, volunteer recruitment, training and management; gift shop oversight; Point-of-Sale system management; and event and rental coordination. This position serves on the Museum’s management team and works in partnership with the exhibits, education, collections and fundraising departments on programs and projects that relate to visitor experience. Minimum education requirements include a high school diploma and four years of related experience, or Bachelor’s degree with two years of related experience. Prior experience in a museum setting preferred. Candidate must be willing to work weekends, and eager to live in Vermont’s beautiful and rural Northeast Kingdom. Send cover letter, resume and contact information for three references to Adam Kane, Executive Director at akane@fairbanksmuseum.org. EOE. Applications due by July 28. Full job description at http://www.fairbanksmuseum.org/about/employment
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: $25,000-35,000
Posted on: 07/25/2017

Associate Team Leader

The Preservation Society of Newport County Newport, RI
The Associate Team Leader is a skilled and cross-trained member of the Preservation Society Leadership Team working within the Visitor Experience unit of the Museum Experience Department. As such, the Associate Team Leader will participate fully in the development and delivery of the Visitor Experience philosophy. Associate Team Leaders will assist the Team Leader in achieving customer satisfaction “second to none” in the houses to which they are assigned and will work directly with the Team Leader, Sr. Team Leader, Visitor Experience Supervisor and Manager to assist in the supervision of staff assigned in order to achieve the visitor experience. A flexible schedule is required. One weekend day is required. Requires a minimum of four days availability in season, and occasional special events may necessitate work outside of this time frame. To learn further details about The Preservation Society of Newport County and this positing please visit our website at www.newportmansions.org careers section.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 07/10/2017

Museum Tour Guide

Gibson House Museum Boston, MA
The Gibson House Museum is currently looking for part-time guides to lead tours on Saturdays and Sundays. Candidates should feel comfortable with public speaking and have a strong interest in history, architecture, or decorative arts. College and graduate students are welcome to apply. The museum is open Wed.-Sun. and tours are offered at 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00. The position pays $38.50/day, and hours are approximately 12:30 to 4:00 p.m. Responsibilities include opening and closing the museum. Located in Boston’s Back Bay, the Gibson House Museum is a time capsule of daily life during the mid-nineteenth to early twentieth centuries, reflecting three generations of Gibson family occupancy (1859–1954). Since 1957, it has been operated as a house museum, displaying four floors of Victorian and Edwardian decorative arts. The Gibson House is a National Historic Landmark and is registered on the Massachusetts State Register of Historic Places. Resumes and cover letters should be sent to info@thegibsonhouse.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 08/22/2016

Volunteer Services

Volunteer/Internship Coordinator

The Preservation Society of Newport County Newport, RI
The Volunteer/Internship Coordinator is responsible for the establishing and growing a formalized program and act as the liaison between the program and the PSNC staff. They will be tasked to engage the volunteers/interns more fully into the PSNC operations to provide ongoing team building efforts between the volunteers/interns and staff. The VIP will work with supervisors and managers to define volunteer/intern needs, place, train, and schedule appropriate volunteers/interns in their programs and activities. Entrusted to familiarize supervisors and managers with their roles, duties, and responsibilities. They will be required for the recruitment and orientation of volunteers/interns as well as retain current volunteers. The VIP will also need to recognize, and ensure positive communication with all volunteers and interns both internally and externally. Necessary duties include the develop and implement training programs for volunteers and interns, set up and attend volunteer meetings and report to staff on volunteer activities as needed, manage volunteer and internship record keeping and general volunteer and internship program administration – including database, mailing list, volunteer/intern handbook, training, hours tracking, benefits and awards . The candidate will develop and implement a volunteer recognition program, volunteer/intern picnic, social events and awards/recognition dinner. Additionally the VIP will represent the volunteer program in the community at large as well as at outreach events. To apply visit our website at http://www.newportmansions.org/about-us/employment/available-jobs
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 08/02/2017

Intern/Fellowship, Paid

Collections Management/Registrarial Internship

Nantucket Historical Association Nantucket, MA
The Nantucket Historical Association seeks a collections management or registrarial intern to work in the organization’s extensive historic artifact collections. The intern will help identify, inventory, and catalog items in such collections areas as furniture, toys, hand tools, lighting devices, ceramics, and Native American archeology. A specific scope of work for the internship will be developed based on the intern’s skills, knowledge, and professional goals. Required: Enrollment in or graduation from master’s level program in Museum Studies or a similar discipline. Demonstrated experience or coursework in collections management and registrarial practices is required. Careful attention to detail and the ability to work independently, to seek clarification, and to offer suggestions when needed are essential. Physical requirements include the ability to lift up to 40 lbs. Housing is provided, plus a stipend of $2,500 for a ten-to-thirteen week internship. Dates are flexible depending on the availability of the candidate. Please send resume, letter of interest, and contact information for three references to Rebecca Miller, rmiller@nha.org. Deadline for applications is September 1, 2017, or until filled. Posted on: 08/01/2017

Archives Intern

Nantucket Historical Association Nantucket, MA
Under the supervision of the Chief Archivist, the Archives Intern will be exposed to multiple levels of archives management and gain hands-on experience working with manuscript, photographic, digital, and hybrid collections. They will conduct specific accessioning, appraisal, and description projects; will document and refine existing procedures; and will contribute to the development of new policies in the archives. Projects may include assisting with new acquisitions; creating accession records and archival collection inventories; processing manuscript and photographic collections; developing finding aids for new and existing collections; and rehousing collections. Smaller amounts of time may also be dedicated to reference and assisting with exhibition research. A knowledge of American history, literature, maritime history, or geography is advantageous, yet not required. Required: Enrollment in or graduation from an ALA-accredited master’s program. Completed coursework in archival theory and practice or relevant experience with archival materials is required. Solid time management skills. Familiarity with descriptive standards and metadata schemas. Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to work independently, to seek clarification, and to offer suggestions when needed. Physical requirements include the ability to lift up to 40 lbs. Housing is provided, plus a stipend of $2500 for a ten-to-thirteen week internship. Dates are flexible depending on the availability of the intern. Please send resume, letter of interest, and contact information for three references to rmiller@nha.org. Deadline for applications is August 25, 2017, or until filled.
SALARY RANGE: $2500 stipend and housing
Posted on: 08/01/2017

Education Fellowship

Fitchburg Art Museum Fitchburg, MA
The FAM Education Fellowship is a 12-month, 20-hour per week appointment for a recent M.A. in museum studies, art education, or art history. The FAM Education Fellow will participate in the full range of art museum educational activities, with primary responsibilities for overseeing the translation of our Egyptian gallery labels into Spanish, writing and producing exhibition brochures, administering programs, and generally assisting the Director of Education. Opportunities to participate in docent training, public, school, and community programs, teacher workshops, accessibility issues, and exhibition interpretation will be made available whenever possible. The Education Fellow will report directly to Director of Education Laura Howick, and will work closely with the Director of Docents and other members of the FAM team. As the fellowship progresses, the Fellow will have increasing responsibilities and autonomy. The Fellow must be able to work at least one weekend day a month during the school year. The Fitchburg Art Museum is committed to the future career aspirations of each Fellow. FAM staff will actively participate in job searches for Fellows with direct advocacy, references, and professional networks. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, CV, three writing samples (1-5 pages each), and the names and contact information for three references by email to Director of Education Laura Howick (lhowick@fitchburgartmuseum.org), and put “Education Fellowship” in the subject line. We seek to fill this position by September 1, 2017.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $15,000 with an option to purchase health care
Posted on: 07/20/2017

Intern, Unpaid

Educational Programs Intern

The Mary Baker Eddy Library Boston, MA
Responsibilities: The Intern will assist the Library’s Educational Programs Coordinator. Main work includes: Facilitating on-site learning activities for youth groups, developing content and resources for youth programming and field trips, including vacation week programs, facilitating program research, supporting youth tour development for the Mapparium exhibit, supporting the Programs Team in developing and implementing fall programs, including Opening Our Doors and bi-monthly Storytimes, aiding in the development of interactives for the Book Nook, our youth and family space. The Intern will also receive training in presenting guided children’s tours of the Mapparium. The internship is also a mentorship, designed to be mutually beneficial for both the Intern and the Library staff. Incumbents will be encouraged to develop professional skills in fields that include education, library science, museum studies, and public history. Qualifications: Applicants should have a background or interest in working with youth audiences. Experience in one or more of the following fields is required: museum education; general education; library science; American history; public history; event planning; customer service. Prior teaching experience in museums, schools, and/or camps is preferred. Interns must be patient with children, flexible, team player, and able to take initiative. The Library encourages applicants from all backgrounds to apply for this opportunity. Please note: Library internships are compensated in course credit only, and are unpaid. Prospective interns have the responsibility to coordinate internship credit requirements with with their advisors. Hours are flexible, Monday through Friday. Please submit a PDF of resume and cover letter, including two professional/academic references, by September 29, 2017 to palladinom@mbelibrary.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 09/18/2017

Family and Youth Programs Intern

deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum Lincoln, MA
DeCordova's Learning and Engagement Department seeks enthusiastic and motivated candidates pursuing art, museum, environmental and/or education degrees or careers to develop and facilitate family and youth programming inspired by the art in the 30-acre Sculpture Park and the changing Museum exhibitions. Responsibilities vary according to the season, but may include: developing and facilitating programs for families, such as drop-in material-based programs, play-based programs for early learners, and school vacation week workshops; researching, designing, and maintaining Family Activity Kits; preparing and working for the hive summer camp; collaborating with educational and community partners; and carrying out a wide variety of day-to-day operations. Qualifications include: strong organizational, written, verbal, and computer skills. Experience working with children and families is preferred. 16 hours per week minimum commitment, including some weekend days required to accommodate family programs. Please submit a cover letter and resume to Sarah Brockway, Manager of Family and Youth Programs at sbrockway@decordova.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: Interns are unpaid but receive deCordova Membership discounts and benefits.
Posted on: 09/13/2017

Public Programs Internship

Plimoth Plantation Plymouth, MA
Plimoth Plantation is looking for dynamic, team-oriented interns passionate about public history, museum education, museum studies, primary or secondary education, social studies, Native American studies, or anthropology to assist with the planning and execution of public programs at one of the Nation’s premier living museums. This internship is ideal for students looking to engage regularly with Museum guests and experience first-hand how public programs are developed, planned, and executed in our unique museum setting. The Public Programs Intern will assist the Public Programs Manager and Director of Museum Programs & School Services with all aspects of program planning and facilitation including attending planning meetings, preparing materials, assisting with day-of program needs, and participating in the program evaluation. The Public Programs Intern will also assist the Public Programs Manager in evaluating the Museum’s current list of public programs and in brainstorming new ones in preparation for the 2018 season. Guided by the Public Programs Manager, the intern will use their observations and evaluations to conduct content research and draft a program proposal for the 2018 season. For more information or to submit your application, please visit www.plimoth.org/internships.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 08/30/2017

Institutional Writing Internship

Plimoth Plantation Plymouth, MA
At one of the nation’s premier living museums, providing powerful personal encounters with history takes many forms. The Institutional Writing Internship offers students with a demonstrated interest in history, public history, museum studies, English, writing, arts administration, marketing & media relations, or communications the opportunity to share Plimoth Plantation’s diverse and unique histories with all the Museum’s stakeholders. The Institutional Writing Intern will work closely with the Media, Design & Collections Team assisting with a diverse array of writing and archival projects in support of the Museum’s educational mission. This may include proofing Plimoth Life Magazine, crafting mission-oriented and experiential social media content, and drafting new Teacher Kit Content Guides. The Institutional Writing & Archives intern will also assist with Plymouth Bay Arts Festival, which may include research and writing articles and blog posts, conducting interviews, and assisting with media coverage as well as day of event logistics. For more information or to submit an online application, please visit www.plimoth.org/internships. Deadline for submissions is September 10, 2017.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 08/07/2017

Archaeology Collections Internship

Plimoth Plantation Plymouth, MA
Plimoth Plantation has played key roles in the field of archaeological research and hosts one of the largest repositories of early colonial archaeological material in New England. Our collections are the basis for several foundational texts in historical archaeology and are regularly used for study, reproduction, and exhibition. The Archaeology Collections intern will play a key role in making theses collections accessible online for researchers, teachers and the Museum’s guests. The intern will help to catalog our extensive collection of native and colonial archaeological artifacts while also assisting in developing programs and exhibits related to Massachusetts’s Archaeology Month (October). The intern will gain valuable experience working across departments with our Curator of Collections, Deputy Director of Media, Design & Collections, and Director of Wampanoag and Algonkian Performance, Research, & Interpretive Training. For more information or to submit an online application, please visit www.plimoth.org/internships. Deadline for applications is September 10, 2017.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 08/07/2017

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 and Textiles intern will learn, practice and apply the steps involved in reproducing period clothing for a living history museum. This will include historical research with access to departmental and museum libraries, pattern drafting, period construction techniques, and 17th-century accessories or trims (thread-wrapped buttons, card woven trim, hat making, etc.). They will also experience the unique workings of a wardrobe shop in a museum environment. For more information or to submit an online application, please visit www.plimoth.org/internships. Deadline for fall applications is September 10, 2017.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 08/07/2017

Historical Horticulture Intern

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 position is ideal for students with an interest in horticulture, environmental studies, agriculture, botany, and/or public history. For more information or to submit an online application, please visit www.plimoth.org/internships. Deadline for Fall 2017 applications is September 10, 2017.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 08/07/2017

Fall Internships

Nichols House Museum Boston, MA
The Nichols House Museum offers part-time internships in collections, archives and digital services, research, education, development, and marketing. Due to the small nature of our team, interns are encouraged to work in a multidisciplinary fashion if interested. All interns are required to provide routine tour support and contribute content to the museum’s monthly blog. Internships can be used for course credit. Qualifications: The Nichols House Museum seeks highly motivated graduate students or upper-level undergraduate students in the fields of art history, history, museum studies, library and information science, communications or marketing. Applicants should possess strong organizational skills and exhibit an attention to detail. Interns must commit to a minimum of one, eight-hour day per week. Apply by: August 31, 2017 How to apply: Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume by email to info@nicholshousemuseum.org with Fall Internship – [Area of Interest] in the subject line. Posted on: 08/03/2017

Marketing Internship - Fall 2017

Harvard Art Museums Somerville, MA
The Harvard Art Museums are accepting applications for the position of Marketing Intern. The intern will support marketing and public relations efforts within the Communications Division. This is an unpaid internship and the applicant must be able to receive academic credit to be considered. Tasks shall include assisting with the distribution of promotional materials; postering Harvard campus and local communities; creating external event postings and updating visitor planning information on external websites; assisting with marketing research; and maintaining the communications marketing databases and files. The position also assists with the Press Intern's duties which include assembling press kits and reading Harvard Art Museums-related press. The internship will run through December 2017. We will also consider intern applications for the full 2017–18 academic year (running through May 2018). The hours are flexible within the Mon–Fri work week. Applicants who are majoring in arts administration or marketing/communications with a strong interest in the arts are encouraged to apply. Applicants should be independent, organized, and efficient, and possess computer skills including Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel. Familiarity with Photoshop and FileMaker a plus, but not required. Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter addressed to Rebecca Torres, Communications Department, via the email rebecca_torres@harvard.edu. Please include the subject line: "Marketing Internship." In your cover letter, please state whether you are applying for a single semester or a full academic year term. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. However, final deadline for the fall internship is September 1.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
SALARY RANGE: Unpaid/Academic Credit
Posted on: 08/01/2017

Press Internship - Fall 2017

Harvard Art Museums Somerville, MA
The Harvard Art Museums is accepting applications for the position of Press Intern, working in the Communications Division. This is an unpaid internship and the applicant must be receiving academic credit to be considered. 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 position will also include assembling press kits, and helping to compile and organize press logs. The intern may also be asked to assist with other needs of the Communications Division, which may include inventory of the research library, and updating communications databases. The internship will run through December 2017. We will also consider intern applications for the full 2017–18 academic year (running through May 2018). The hours are flexible within the Mon–Fri work week. Applicants who are majoring in arts administration or marketing/communications with a strong interest in the arts are encouraged to apply. Applicants should be independent, organized, and efficient, and possess computer skills including Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and Power Point. Familiarity with Photoshop and FileMaker a plus, but not required. Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter addressed to Rebecca Torres, Communications Department, via the email rebecca_torres@harvard.edu. Please include the subject line: "Press Internship." In your cover letter, please state whether you are applying for a single semester or a full academic year term. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: Unpaid
Posted on: 07/31/2017

Communications Internship - Fall 2017

Harvard Art Museums Somerville, MA
The Harvard Art Museums are accepting applications for the position of Communications Intern. This is an unpaid internship and the applicant must be receiving academic credit to be considered. The intern will support public relations efforts within the Communications Division. Tasks shall include responding to inquiries through the Harvard Art Museums' general email account; assisting with the distribution of promotional materials; creating external event postings; assisting with non-profit donation inquiries; and maintaining the communications database. The position also assists with the Press Intern's duties which include assembling press kits; helping compile and organize press logs; as well as reading, clipping, and archiving all Harvard Art Museums-related press. The internship will run through December 2017. We will also consider intern applications for the full 2017–18 academic year (running through May 2018). The hours are flexible within the Mon–Fri work week. Applicants who are majoring in arts administration or marketing/communications with a strong interest in the arts are encouraged to apply. Applicants should be independent, organized, and efficient, and possess computer skills including Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and Power Point. Familiarity with Photoshop and FileMaker a plus, but not required. Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter addressed to Rebecca Torres, Communications Department, via email to rebecca_torres@harvard.edu. Please include the subject line: "Communications Internship." In your cover letter, please state whether you are applying for a single semester or a full academic year term. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: Unpaid
Posted on: 07/31/2017

Curatorial Intern, Fall 2017

deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum Lincoln, MA
Curatorial Interns at deCordova engage in a wide variety of tasks and responsibilities as they participate in the day-to-day operations of a contemporary art museum and sculpture park. Specific responsibilities for Fall 2017 (September 01-December 31, actual dates TBD) will tentatively include, but are not limited to, work on research, logistical planning, and implementation assistance for current and upcoming exhibitions; conducting a variety of research pertaining to works in the permanent collection; work on upcoming Sculpture Park installations and related projects, and any administrative assistance required in the department. The curatorial staff at deCordova seeks a self-motivated art history graduate student or upper level undergraduate with specific interest in contemporary art and future career goals to work as a curator in a contemporary art museum. Because public transportation does not service deCordova and interns help with errand running, a car is a must. Interested individuals should send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample (between 5-15 pages) by email to Scout Hutchinson (shutchinson@decordova.org) by 8/16.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 07/27/2017

Membership Intern - Fall 2017

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston, MA
You’ll help to infuse our programming with themes and components that appeal to a younger audience - think millennials and Generation X. We’ve done a lot of research - we want your fresh and innovative approach to help us engage with them and our stunning collection, history, and architecture. You’ll inform how we can attract and connect with younger members through email communications, social media, and more. Application Deadline: August 13, 2017 For more information and to apply: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/9816
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 07/24/2017

Marketing Internship - Fall 2017

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston, MA
The Marketing intern will work with the Museum's Marketing staff in support of the department's projects and needs. Areas of focus include public relations and audience research. Archival work is a large responsibility, and requires attention to detail, organization, and efficiency. Data entry and maintenance is required, so a willingness and ability to work with databases is preferred. This internship may involve competitive analysis, so an ability to work independently and with solid organizational skills is key. There are also opportunities for contributing ideas about grassroots and online marketing, with a particular focus on expanding listings of museum programs in online and community media, including neighboring universities. Application Deadline: August 13, 2017 For more information and to apply: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/9817
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: 6172785159
Posted on: 07/24/2017

Development Internship - Fall 2017

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston, MA
The Development Intern will gain insight into the inner workings of a busy, successful museum development office. This internship is an ideal opportunity to learn The Raiser's Edge, the top development database used among non-profit organizations, as well as familiarize oneself with electronic recordkeeping processes. The intern will receive database training and an entry-level understanding of prospect management and research. Additionally, s/he will provide assistance in all aspects of Institutional and Individual Giving. Application Deadline: August 13, 2017 For more information and to apply: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/9819
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 07/24/2017

Archivist

CAMP BELKNAP Mirror Lake, NH
Camp Belknap is a traditional all-boys summer camp currently in our 114th season. We have a celebrated history, and in 2006 we built a climate-controlled archive room which is now filled with artifacts, documents, photographs, and memorabilia. We've begun the process using PastPerfect software to manage this collection. Our Archivist Intern will be expected to work on site for up to 20 hours per week, and familiarity with PastPerfect is a must. How to Apply: Interested applicants should email their resume/CV and a letter of interest to: Geoff Masland, Advancement Director at geoff@campbelknap.org Please include Archivist Internship in subject line of email. Applications accepted on a rolling basis.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 07/17/2017

Archaeology Intern

Historic Beverly Beverly, MA
Historic Beverly is seeking an intern for the fall semester to help with their archaeological collections. The intern will be an undergraduate, graduate student, or recent graduate in archaeology, anthropology, public history, or related field, who is interested in American archaeology. Responsibilities will include: collection inventory, cataloging, and photographing Historic Beverly’s archaeological material excavated from their properties, as well as data entry into their collections database PastPerfect. REQUIRED: The intern will have taken a methodology of archaeology course, have a basic knowledge of American archaeology, and cataloguing experience. They will have some experience working with a collections management database, preferably PastPerfect. Excavation experience is preferred. This is an unpaid internship for 10-20 hours per week, Tuesday through Saturday preferred with a full semester commitment. How to Apply: Interested applicants should email their resume/CV and a letter of interest to: Dakota Jackson, Museum Collections Specialist, at djackson@historicbeverly.net Please include Archaeology Internship in subject line of email. Applications accepted on a rolling basis. No phone calls please. Posted on: 07/07/2017

Volunteer

Docent/Tour Guide

Paul S. Russell, MD Museum of Medical History and Innovation at Massachusetts General Hospital Boston, MA
We are recruiting new volunteers to help us meet the growing demand for our history tours, technology demonstrations, and school programs. Volunteers welcome visitors in the museum, lead tours of the historical highlights of Mass General’s campus and of the historic Ether Dome, and demonstrate our virtual dissection table. Docents typically have one standing two- or three-hour shift per week; must have some flexibility to cover other shifts. Most of the shifts are during M-F 9-5 business hours, with some Saturday shifts. Must be available a minimum of six months. The museum and Ether Dome are wheelchair accessible. You can expect to work with all ages, with tourists and hospital staff and patients, with locals and visitors with limited English. Some days are fast-paced and busy, while other days are quiet. People who are bilingual are especially encouraged to volunteer. No special background in history, medicine, or science is required – we will train you! To apply, send a note explaining your interest and availability to mghhistory@partners.org. Posted on: 08/30/2017

Docent

Nichols House Museum Boston, MA
The Nichols House Museum is seeking volunteers to join our docent program for the fall/winter season. Docents provide vital support to the museum by leading high-quality tours to diverse audiences and communities. Hours are flexible, and orientation and training are required. Docents receive complimentary admission to the museum and museum programming events. Applicants should be interested in history, architecture, and decorative arts, and enjoy interacting with visitors of all ages. Docents typically commit to half or full-day shifts between the hours of 10am and 5pm. Please send a note expressing your interest and availability to info@nicholshousemuseum.org with "Docent" in the subject line. Posted on: 08/18/2017

Amazing World of Dr Seuss Volunteer/Intern

The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum, Springfield Museums Springfield, MA
Located in the heart of downtown Springfield, the Springfield Museums is a multidisciplinary institution, inspiring the exploration of our connections to art, history and science through outstanding collections, exhibitions and programing. The Springfield Museums consists of five museum buildings; The George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, Springfield Science Museum, D’Amour Museum of Fine Art, Wood Museum of Springfield History, The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum and the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden. We are seeking volunteers and interns to help run the day-to-day operations of the Cat’s Corner, a drop in activity space with in the new Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum. Volunteer and intern responsibilities will include: Learning about the collections of the Springfield Museums as a whole; with the focus of the life and works of Theodore Geisel a.k.a. Dr. Seuss. Welcoming and creating a sense of belonging for a wide diversity of visitors. Helping to develop, prepare, facilitate, and track hands on literacy based activities. Facilitate, maintain and engage with visitors in galleries of the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum. Requirements include a desire to work with children and families and a strong sense of commitment and reliability. Ideally applicants can commit to at least 2 shifts a week. All applicants need to pass a CORI check. To apply email sgogal@springfieldmuseums.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: unpaid
Posted on: 08/04/2017

Board Member

No Board Member positions are currently available.

Other

Winter Caretaker

Bidwell House Museum Monterey, MA
The Bidwell House Museum, an 18th century house museum set in the southern Berkshire town of Monterey, MA is seeking a winter Caretaker. The Caretaker will live in an apartment attached to the house and will perform basic day-to-day maintenance at the house throughout the winter season. This work will include shoveling the walkways, emptying dehumidifiers, vacuuming and dusting the museum, and other such light maintenance work as needed. This position provides free housing as payment, though utilities will be the responsibility of the Caretaker. This is an ideal position for a graduate student working on a thesis or dissertation as this is a remote location with few distractions. The Caretaker will have access to the museum’s collection, under the supervision of the Executive Director, if they have a need or desire for researching the collection. This seasonal position will last through May and has the potential to extend into the museum’s open season, Memorial Day through Columbus Day, when the position would transition to a Head Docent position in addition to Caretaker. This would be a 20-30 hour/week position and would include payment for hours worked. Further discussion will be necessary with the Executive Director if this is a desired option. The Bidwell House Museum is a New England heritage site providing a personal encounter with history, early American home life, and the Berkshire landscape through its land, house and collection. If interested, please contact the Executive Director Heather Kowalski at bidwellhouse@gmail.com. No phone calls please.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 09/18/2017

Campus Engagement Coordinator

Dartmouth College Hanover, NH
The Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, seeks an innovative and creative campus engagement coordinator to cultivate a vibrant community around the Hood on Dartmouth's campus through personal outreach and the activation of digital and print platforms. As the museum prepares for its grand reopening after two years of closure for a major expansion and renovation of its facility, the campus engagement coordinator will work to promote engaged learning and creative activity at the museum, and allow the museum to be increasingly responsive to campus audiences. The campus engagement coordinator will be responsible for the strategic development and governance of content that supports and encourages campus engagement with objects, exhibitions, and programs, and the cultivation of existing and new student, faculty, and staff engagement. Qualified candidates will have demonstrated experience in writing for the web and visual communication and professional experience with community engagement and collaboration, preferably in a museum or other educational environment. A bachelor's degree in related field required with an advanced degree in related field a plus. To apply online please go to our job-site at searchjobs.dartmouth.edu and apply to position #1125768. Dartmouth College is an AA/EOE employer. Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/qnj7jxmcrv4r9m5q PI99397337
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: DOE
Posted on: 09/13/2017

Editor, The Chronicle

Early American Industries Association
Contract position to edit The Chronicle. It is published 4 times a year and is a well-respected publication that has been published continuously since 1933. The mission of the Early American Industries Association is: The Early American Industries Association, Inc. preserves and presents historic trades, crafts, and tools, and interprets their impact on our lives. The position requires good people skills, background in the field, knowledge of history and the tools used in historic trades, and research ability. Must be a careful editor, a good writer and be knowledgeable of editing and design software. Contact: John Verrill, Executivedirector@eaiainfo.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Contract
Posted on: 08/29/2017

Public Programs Assistant

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston, MA
The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is seeking a creative and organized part time Public Programs Assistant to help plan and implement the monthly Third Thursdays evening programming. In addition, the position will also help coordinate other public programs, including lectures, workshops, contemporary, exhibition-related, and multidisciplinary programming. The Public Programs Assistant, reporting to the Director of Public Programs, regularly collaborates with staff from other departments. The ideal part time schedule is Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, and requires planning time during regular working hours (10am – 6pm) in addition to most Thursday evenings until 9:30pm and the occasional weekend day. Availability on Thursday evenings is a key requirement for this position. To apply and view the detailed job description: https://talent.paylocity.com/Talent/Candidate/Review/11648
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 08/23/2017

Special Events Administrative Assistant ( PT)

The Preservation Society of Newport county Newport, RI
SPECIAL EVENTS ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT (Part-Time) The Preservation Society of Newport County seeks a part-time, Special Events Administrative Assistant. Hours of work are 24 hours per week – preferably Monday, Friday and one other day. Special events may require work on evenings, weekends and/or holidays. Job Responsibilities: The Special Events Administrative Assistant provides administrative and clerical support to the ongoing operations of the Special Events Department. Tasks include, but are not limited to, telephone communications, client correspondence, filing, reviewing and verifying invoices, arranging meetings and appointments, copying and faxing. Receives and processes ticket requests for Special Event functions and maintains this information in a database. Required Qualifications: • High School Diploma or equivalent. • Minimum one year of documented office / clerical experience. • Basic experience with MS-Windows, Microsoft Office & Microsoft Outlook. • Basic experience with spreadsheet and database computer programs. • Excellent written, verbal communication and organizational skills. • Ability to compose formal and informal communications to all levels of the organization. • Ability to multi-task and establish priorities. • Energetic team-player with excellent interpersonal, customer service and telephone skills. Please email a cover letter, and resume with contact information for professional references to http://www.newportmansions.org/about-us/employment/available-jobs or humanresources@newportmansions.org or mail to Human Resources Department, 424 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI 02840
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 08/15/2017

Digital Communications Assistant

The Mark Twain House & Museum Hartford, CT
Job Summary: The Digital Communications Assistant reports to the Director of Marketing & Public Relations for the Museum. Under the Director’s guidance, he or she is responsible for providing assistance in the areas of marketing, communications, and PR for all departments within the organization through a variety of activities, including but not limited to those listed below. The position also requires a technical knowledge of website maintenance, and the Assistant will act as both the operator and staff recipient of all website tasking. The position requires an enthusiastic and energetic self-starter who can both take direction and take initiative in achieving the department’s goals in support of the Museum’s mission. For more information go to http://marktwainhouse.org/about/employment.php
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 08/09/2017

Associate Registrar

Veritude/Fidelity Investments Boston, MA
Veritude is hiring for an Associate Registrar on behalf of Fidelity Investments. This position is based in Boston, MA. OBJECTIVE The Associate Registrar supports the Corporate Art Group in the management of a 16,000-object contemporary art collection located in over 200 locations world-wide. This constantly growing collection averages 800 object moves a month and has grown steadily during its 37 year history. The Associate Registrar assists with the oversight of the collections management database. The Associate Registrar helps to develop and advance policies and procedures for collections management, care, and conservation in accordance with accepted museum standards. The Associate Registrar is an integral member of the Corporate Art Group overseeing the documentation, physical inventory, risk assessment & records management of the art collection. The Associate Registrar may be a liaison between the Corporate Art Group and a broad cross section of Fidelity enterprise including Risk, Security, Treasury & other areas of FREC as needed. Education and Experience BA or MA in art history or related field. Additional information management, records management & business management skills a plus. At least 5 years museum registration experience including accessioning, deaccessioning & loans. Experience in art handling & risk management Please email your resume to: pete.menger@veritude.com
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 08/08/2017

Videographer

Harvard Art Museums Somerville, MA
The Harvard Art Museums seeks a part-time Videographer (24-26 hours/week) who excels in creative expression, script-writing, producing, editing, and storytelling and can handle pre-production, planning, logistics, shooting, editing video and audio. Filming will cover such activities as academic symposia, special events, lectures, interviews, artist/student collaborations, and site documentation. The position requires a strong team player who works well under pressure. The successful candidate will be passionate about filmmaking; have a strong knowledge of current technology; have the ability to take direction; and be a conceptual thinker with the ability to conceive and develop relevant and unique solutions to challenging problems. The successful candidate will also be a true creative type who thinks outside the box and works collaboratively with like-minded colleagues. Projects include filming for the museums’ social channels, online collections and website, as well as managing the institution’s Vimeo and YouTube accounts. Candidates MUST have experience with Adobe Premiere/Final Cut Pro and a four-year undergraduate degree in order to be considered for this role. Duties and Responsibilities include: Develop script and create storyboards; Set up, direct, and shoot video; Create high quality video based multimedia by editing video and audio; Perform editing for external projects such as event coverage obtained only as raw footage; Work with a creative team of photographers and graphic designers to integrate multimedia deliverables into museum communications; Develop and edit audio-only assets; Edit video, audio, and related media for presentations as needed. To apply, visit https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWEbHost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerID=25240&siteID=5341&AReq=43175BR
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 08/01/2017

Embroiderer

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston, MA
The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is seeking a temporary Embroider to assist the Textile Conservation department. This 40 hour per week project will run for two to three months beginning in October 2017. Under the supervision of the Assistant Textile Conservator the Embroiderer will assist in the creation of the reproduction of two 19th century armorial hangings. Requirements: The ideal candidate possesses experience working with multi-layer constructions and has the ability to demonstrate their needle skills thru a portfolio presentation. Attention to detail and the ability to follow established workflow is a must. Prior experience with a similar project within a museum environment is preferred. The selected candidate will have full time (40 hours per week) availability for the duration of the project beginning in October 2017. For more information and to apply: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/9883
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: 6172785159
Posted on: 07/24/2017

Publicist, Yale University Press

Yale University New Haven, CT
Plans and executes entire publicity strategy for select YUP titles, focusing on Art and Architecture titles but also including trade, scholarly and academic, and/or paperback reprints, as seasonally appropriate. Manages author and publishing-partner relations for select campaigns. Represents YUP to select media and museum partners, including initiating, developing, and maintaining strong business relationships with editors, producers, and critics across a range of media outlets. Required: Bachelor's Degree in English, Journalism, Communications, or related field and three years of book publicity or public relations experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Preferred: Master’s Degree or Postgraduate Cert. Experience working in a museum setting. Established contacts in publishing and/or art media worlds. Experience with LexisNexis, Adobe Acrobat, or Creative Suite; with a range of Internet search engines and portals as research tools; use of Cision or Publicity Assistant. Understanding of copyright relating to media usage of YUP books. Founded in 1908, Yale University Press is one of the oldest and largest American university presses. By publishing serious works that contribute to a global understanding of human affairs, YUP aids in the discovery and dissemination of light and truth, lux et veritas, a central purpose of Yale University. The books and other materials published by YUP further scholarly investigation, stimulate public debate, educate both within and outside the classroom, and enhance cultural life. Applications, consisting of a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references should be submitted by applying online at http://bit.ly/2te0OEe. AA/EEO – M/F/Disability/Veteran
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience.
Posted on: 07/19/2017

Art Museum Librarian

Worcester Art Museum Worcester, MA
Please apply online at: https://holycross.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=86559
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 07/07/2017