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Director

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

Executive Director, Mass Humanities

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

Museum Director-Curator

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

Director - Sullivan Museum & History Center

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

Administrative Associate

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

Museum Manager

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

Richard M. Scaife Director/CEO

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

Associate Director

Billings Farm & Museum Woodstock, VT
The Billings Farm & Museum is singular among America’s historic sites and outdoor museums in offering the experience of a fully-operational dairy farm, engaging programs across the seasons, galleried exhibits, and an award-winning film. As BF&M enters its 35th year of operation, it is an exciting and pivotal moment in the museum’s history. The ideal candidate is an innovative and forward-thinking leader who will help shape future direction and success, developing strategy and organizational capacity for a new phase of growth. Functions: Participate in institutional and strategic planning; provide exceptional leadership and direction to the external affairs - marketing/PR, membership/development - and visitor services teams; assist the Executive Director in the operational direction of BF&M. Qualifications: Proven success in managing staff / highly-developed management abilities, including collaborative management and team-oriented working styles; highly organized, detail oriented, results-driven; persuasive and articulate communicator with strong written and public speaking skills; relationship-building skills; problem solver; understands current philanthropic trends and can help cultivate potential funding sources; demonstrated use of current technologies. Requirements: Master’s degree; five or more years of successful museum staff management experience; familiarity with best practices at outdoor history museums; experience in marketing and development a plus. Personal Qualifications: Integrity, trustworthiness, credibility; keen emotional intelligence; passion for history; optimistic, enthusiastic, flexible, with sense of humor. The Woodstock Foundation offers a competitive salary and outstanding benefits program. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names of three references to Marian Koetsier, Administrative Officer, BF&M at mkoetsier@billingsfarm.org. Applications will be accepted through March 1.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/06/2018

Administrative Assistant to the President and Human Resources Coordinator

Strawbery Banke Museum Portsmouth, NH
The Administrative Assistant to the President and Human Resources Coordinator provides comprehensive administrative support to the President as well as operational support for a variety of museum programs and events. She/he works cooperatively with the President, staff, and Trustees to accomplish the strategic goals of the museum. She/he also acts as the Human Resources representative. Salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits package includes four weeks of paid vacation, medical and dental insurance, FSA, and 403(b) retirement plan with match. For a full job description, and how to apply, visit http://www.strawberybanke.org/people/employment.cfm.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/05/2018

President & CEO

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

Senior Director of Administration and Finance

Audubon Society of Rhode Island Smithfield, RI
Working in close partnership with the Executive Director, other senior directors, and program managers at multiple sites, the Senior Director of Finance and Administration provides leadership and overall direction for activities related to finance and accounting, information systems, and office management for the Audubon Society of Rhode Island. This position also has direct responsibility for the administration, development, and maintenance of payroll, benefits, employee hiring and legal compliance. Additionally, this position works with Executive Director and senior directors to coordinate other human resource (HR) functions including employee relations, volunteer coordination, compensation and performance management, staff development and training, internal communications, and recruiting. The duties of this position are highly confidential and require a thorough knowledge of the Society’s policies and procedures, and GAAP and HR practices. The Senior Director of Finance and Administration reports to the Executive Director, supervises bookkeeping and administrative staff and volunteers, and works closely with other department staff. Please send cover letter and resume to Anthony Caparelli at tcaparelli@asri.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 01/24/2018

President

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

Executive Director

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

Chief of Museum Operations

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

Staff Accountant

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

Executive Director

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

Executive Director

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

Collections

Assistant Registrar

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

Film Archivist and Curator of Recorded Media

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

Curatorial Fellow

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

Curator of Maritime History

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

Inventory Specialist-Temporary

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

Nolen Curator of Education and Academic Affairs

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

Bradley Assistant Curator

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

Museum Curator

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

Registrar

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

Museum Director

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

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

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

Development and Marketing

Associate Director, Annual Fund & Membership

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

Assistant Director of Development, Large Gifts

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

Director of Advancement

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

Marketing & Events Director

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

Advancement Coordinator

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

Director of Marketing

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

Director of Development

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

Photography Internship

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

Director of Major Gifts

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

Development Assistant

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

Manager of Foundation Relations

Strawbery Banke Museum Portsmouth, NH
The Manager of Foundation Relations seeks to obtain grants for the Museum’s programs, projects and operating expenses. This is achieved by researching foundation prospects and state/federal funding agencies, establishing contacts with foundation prospects, writing grant proposals, and overseeing grant stewardship. As part of the Development team, the Manager participates in department planning and fundraising activities. Identify funding needs for programs/projects and operating funds; Research foundation prospects; Write cover letters, proposals, budgets for programs/projects, and thank you letters; Prepare reports on grant awards as required by foundations; Develop and implement a foundation strategy for the year to achieve set goals. This position is part-time, 22.5 hours per week. Benefits include a flexible schedule, paid time off, 403(b) with match, and museum membership. For a full description, visit www.strawberybanke.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 01/25/2018

Senior Development Officer

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

Raiser's Edge Database Coordinator

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

Director of Development

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

Gift Coordinator Advancement Services

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

Deputy Director for External Affairs

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

Development Coordinator

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

Marketing Coordinator

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

Development Director

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

Development Coordinator

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

Development Coordinator

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

Development Manager

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

Public Relations and Marketing Manager

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

Director of Development

Historic Newton Newton, MA
Historic Newton (historicnewton.org) is seeking a dynamic, experienced, and motivated Development Director to successfully manage a comprehensive fund-raising program. The Development Director must be organized, strategic, and able to generate support through membership, corporate and major gifts, annual appeal, grants, and fundraising events. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward major gifts from individuals, businesses and grant funders. Must have a minimum of three to five years’ experience and a proven record of success creating, planning, and implementing fund-raising strategies; capable of managing multiple requirements simultaneously; possess attention-to-detail skills; be an assertive, seasoned professional with pleasant and persuasive interpersonal talent; and have excellent communication skills with proven ability to articulate a compelling case verbally and in writing. The Director of Development will work with an engaged and talented board-level committee and receive part-time administrative support. Full-time position with medical benefits. E.O.E. Applicants may send their resume and cover letter to: historicnewton@newtonma.gov or 527 Washington Street, Newton, MA, 02458.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 01/10/2018

Director of Development

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

Special Events Manager

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

Development Coordinator

New Art Center Newtonville, MA
The Development Coordinator will be responsible for executing the established Development & Communications plan for the New Art Center. Under the direction and with the support of the Executive Director, this position will coordinate and implement all phases of fundraising including assist in building and implementing NAC’s fund development strategy; create and implement 4-6 events for the Friends of New Art Center each year; prepare call lists and talking points for the Executive Director's fundraising calls and visits; assist in preparation of institutional and corporate grant and sponsorship proposals; manage donor engagement at all NAC events, both onsite and offsite, tracking attendance and entering touchpoints into the data system; manage donor and student records including data entry and database management, keeping records of donations and researching individual and institutional donors; clean and maintain lists and segmentation structure for donor and student marketing and fund development efforts, including data capture and analysis of mail, email and social media outreach results; assist the Executive Director in developing Annual Appeals and Special Events; implement and guide social media fundraising efforts including crowdfunding, Giving Tuesday, annual appeals and events; work closely with the Marketing and Communication Coordinator. To apply, please send your resume with cover letter to newartcenterhr@gmail.com
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: $38K-42K
Posted on: 12/28/2017

Education

Traveling Programs Education Associate II

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

AmeriCorps Coordinator

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

Adult Education Program Manager

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

Head of Academic Engagement

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

STEM Educator & Teen Program Coordinator

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

Interpreter- Fruitlands Museum (seasonal, part-time)

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

Manager of Youth and Family Programs

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

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

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

Program Manager, Current Science & Technology and Live Presentations

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

Program Officer

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

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

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

Manager of Education Services

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

Public Programs Manager

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

Historical Interpreter

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

Parent Educator/ Brain Building Together Explorer (floor staff)

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

Manager of Youth and Family Programs

Greenwich Historical Society Cos Cob, CT
The Greenwich Historical Society is seeking an outgoing, experienced educator to lead our Youth and Family Programs. The successful candidate will oversee school tours, direct the two-week Historic Innovation Summer Camp, and oversee key family programs throughout the year. Responsibilities include scheduling school tours, maintaining good relationships with local teachers, creating camp curriculum and providing training for camp staff, and evaluating school tours and docents annually. The Manager of Youth and Family Programs will have an active role in the evaluation and development of our current youth programs. This position is an integral part of the Education Department: The successful candidate must be a self-motivated team player. This is an hourly, part-time, four-days-a-week (30 hrs) job with some required nights and weekends; but it will be temporarily full-time to accommodate the additional hours required to run the Historic Innovation Summer Camp. This position is eligible for part-time health and retirement benefits, and vacation and holiday pay. Please send a resume and one-page covered letter addressing your teaching philosophy and experience to agreco@greenwichhistory.org. Please put Manager of Youth and Family Program in the subject line. A full description can be seen on our website http://www.greenwichhistory.org/employment.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 01/12/2018

Assistant Tutor

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

Public Programs Facilitator

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

Exhibits

Exhibitions Coordinator

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

Assistant Director, Exhibitions

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

Facilities

Operations and Facilities Manager

Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum Portland, ME
The Operations & Facilities Manager will be responsible for the oversight, maintenance and operation of the assets of the Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum. The assets including the track/right-of-way, steam & diesel locomotives, passenger & freight equipment, grounds, railroad yard, platform, and museum facilities. The primary responsibilities include managing the museum’s railroad operations, train crew (both staff & volunteers), equipment and museum facilities. Working with both staff and volunteers the position will also contribute to the development and implementation of organizational strategies, policies and practices of the museum. To apply, please email a cover letter, resume and three professional references to: dcarroll@mainenarrowgauge.org by March 1, 2018.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 01/26/2018

PRESERVATION PROJECT & MAINTENANCE MANAGER

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

Museum Store

No Museum Store positions are currently available.

Security

No Security positions are currently available.

Visitor Services

Guest Services and Retail Coordinator

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

Assistant Manager, Guest Services

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

Visitor Services Assistant

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

Seasonal Docent/Caretaker

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

Volunteer Services

No Volunteer Services positions are currently available.

Intern/Fellowship, Paid

Curatorial / Collections Intern

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

Education Intern

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

Summer Intern

Castine Historical Society Castine, ME
The Castine Historical Society annually offers an paid internship opportunity for a graduate student enrolled in a museum studies, public history, archival science or related Master's degree or Ph.D. program. The Castine area, a beautiful and historically significant town on the coast of Maine, saw millennia of use by Native Americans before European contact and changed hands repeatedly from the outset of the colonial period through the War of 1812. The peninsula’s development in the nineteenth and twentieth century represents a microcosm of American commercial and cultural history. The Society occupies two historic buildings on Castine’s town common and is a 501(c)(3) membership organization with a paid staff of three and an active volunteer Board of Directors. The internship is full time (35 hours per week) for 10 weeks in the summer of 2018 with a stipend of $2,800. This internship is designed to provide a graduate level student with service to the history field while he/she gains experience with professional staff in a local history setting. Program goals, central to the Society’s mission, include guiding history walking tours and assisting with collections management. Another component is research and planning for a major exhibition titled Risky Business: Castine Shipping 1820-1870, an interactive exhibit about Castine-built ships transporting cargo around the world.  In addition, the intern will be included in the regular, day-to- day activities of the Castine Historical Society. Applications are due by Monday, March 20. To view the full internship description and application instructions, visit http://www.castinehistoricalsociety.org/or contact Paige Lilly via email at curator@castinehistoricalsociety.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: $2800
Posted on: 02/15/2018

ALHFAM Archives Internship

Old Sturbridge Village Sturbridge, MA
Old Sturbridge Village seeks a college student or recent graduate interested in gaining direct hands on experience archiving the records of the Association of Living History, Farm, and Agriculture Museums (ALHFAM). The intern will help preserve, arrange, describe, and catalog the collection, and develop finding aids. Orientation to the museum and archives will be provided. The intern will also have the opportunity to experience the working of New England's largest outdoor living history museum. This is a two day a week internship. For more information about this internship please go to the Old Sturbridge Village website and visit https://www.osv.org/content/college-interns.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $1,000.00
Posted on: 02/12/2018

Art Museum Advisory Board Fellow

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum South Hadley, MA
The Art Museum Advisory Board of the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum sponsors a full-time fellowship position to afford a recent college graduate an opportunity for valuable training in the museum field. This position is hourly with benefits starting July 1, 2018 and may be extended for a second year. Reporting to the Associate Curator and the Associate Curator of Visual and Material Culture, the Fellow will have a range of duties and projects in curatorial, exhibitions, education, collections management, and museum administration designed to develop their skills and experience with the functions of an academic museum while supporting the daily operations of MHCAM. Qualifications include: a BA in art history, history, or a related field; individuals with MAs will also be considered. Excellent writing, research, and communication skills; experience with database management, social media platforms, Adobe Creative Suite software, and an ability to work for extended periods at a computer; as well as good manual dexterity for handling art objects. The successful candidate will have a strong academic record and keen organizational skills. The capacity to work both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced and dynamic environment is essential. Applications are due March 11, 2018. Interested applicants should submit the following materials: a one-page letter of interest, curriculum vitae, writing sample (max. five pages), academic transcript, and names of three references with contact information. After a review of the applications, the top candidates will be interviewed by Museum staff in late March and the decision will be made by mid-April.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/09/2018

Research Fellowship

The Preservation Society of Newport County NEWPORT, RI
CALL FOR FELLOWS The Preservation Society of Newport County Newport, Rhode Island The Preservation Society of Newport County (Newport Mansions) is now welcoming applications for one-year residential fellowships beginning on September 1, 2018. Fellows undertake comprehensive projects, conduct scholarly research, deliver lectures, and generate publications and other deliverables in support of the Preservation Society’s collections, exhibitions, interpretation, and historic landscapes. To be considered, applicants must hold a M.A. or Ph.D. in a relevant academic field such as art history, architecture, the decorative arts, museum education, or public horticulture. Doctoral candidates conducting dissertation research will also be considered for residential fellowships. To qualify as an emerging professional, a degree must have been conferred within five years from the start date of the fellowship. Throughout the period of the residency, Fellows are expected to live full-time in the recently renovated Berwind-Stautberg Scholars’ Center located in the historic Horace Trumbauer-designed Carriage House of The Elms and are provided with individual office space. Fellows receive a monthly stipend, a travel and research allocation, and housing at no cost in the Scholars’ Center. Three residential Fellows will be selected for the 2018-2019 residency programs. Please visit NewportMansions.org/learn for detailed information and application instructions. Deadline for applications is February 28, 2018.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
SALARY RANGE: on request
Posted on: 02/05/2018

Interpretation & Education Intern

Billings Farm & Museum Woodstock, VT
Billings Farm & Museum is seeking an Interpretation & Education Intern for the summer of 2018. The intern will work with staff in the Interpretation & Education Department on projects such as designing and evaluating programs for our new Junior Farmer Camp and reinterpreting parts of the site. One of the intern’s main projects will involve researching and rethinking content for tours of our 1890 Farm House. The intern will also gain hands-on education skills by helping to develop and lead the Junior Farmer Camp for 2 weeks of their internship. Additional projects and duties include leading educational programs for school groups and the public and researching and suggesting new programming initiatives. Internship includes on-site housing and a $2000 stipend. For a full job description, visit https://billingsfarm.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Intern-Description.pdf . Submit resume and cover letter to Christine Scales at cscales@billingsfarm.org by February 16, 2018.
SALARY RANGE: $2000 stipend
Posted on: 02/02/2018

Summer Curator

Camp Kawanhee Weld, ME
Love history? Love the challenge of presenting it? We have gathered together the history of a 95 year old boy's camp in Maine and we need someone to organize it! This is not a camp counselor job! You get to live on a wonderful lake in the woods and collect oral history. This is a summer job that includes room and board. The best part is that you are your own boss. You get to decide what is important, how to attack it! Email me at tompears@hotmail.com and let me tell you more. http://kawanheehistory.com/wordpress1/2018-curator/
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
SALARY RANGE: commensurate with experience
Posted on: 01/29/2018

Mystic Seaport Museum Studies Summer Internship Program

Mystic Seaport Mystic, CT
Spend your summer on the banks of the beautiful Mystic River as you learn more about museums and the maritime world. We are seeking a diverse group of upper-level undergraduates and graduate students who are curious about museum work and passionate about sharing maritime history with the world. See how the academic subjects you’ve studied in school are translated into public history at one of the nation’s leading history museums. You’ll go behind-the-scenes at this and other top New England museums through field trips. A weekly discussion seminar, assigned readings, and presentations by Mystic Seaport leaders will introduce you to museum theory and current best practices. Two days each week will be spent as an exhibit interpreter, bringing what you’ve learned to a broad public audience. You’ll also spend two days each week working closely with museum staff on a research project contributing to future exhibits, programs, activities, and events. College or graduate credit may be available through your home campus. This is a full-time internship that pays a small stipend to cover living expenses. A unique onsite housing situation is available. For more information and application instructions, please visit https://www.mysticseaport.org/about/internships-at-mystic-seaport/.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
SALARY RANGE: Stipend for living expenses
Posted on: 01/26/2018

Mystic Seaport Pre-professional Summer Internship Program

Mystic Seaport Mystic, CT
Spend a summer on the Connecticut shore immersed in innovative museum programs, exhibition R&D, and visitor studies! Mystic Seaport, the nation’s leading maritime museum, recently opened an award-winning dramatic new building with a 5,000-square-foot exhibition hall and adjoining outdoor performance quad. We are seeking graduate-level students with experience working or volunteering in the museum field to join us in exploring the full potential of this new facility. The Pre-professional Summer Internship, funded by The Scripps Family Fund for Education and the Arts, provides participants with the opportunity to apply museum theory while gaining practical and marketable skills, in areas including exhibition research and development, strategic planning, “placemaking”/community building, and audience evaluation. Interns will work collaboratively with leadership staff and other museum colleagues. Individual goals and organizational objectives will be established collaboratively at the start of the internship. Full-time intern positions will focus on one of three areas: public programs and performances, exhibition development and research, and audience participation and evaluation. For more information and application instructions, please visit https://www.mysticseaport.org/about/internships-at-mystic-seaport/.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
SALARY RANGE: Stipend for living expenses
Posted on: 01/26/2018

Catering Internship

Plimoth Plantation Plymouth, MA
Plimoth Plantation’s Catering Internship offers students with an interest in the hospitality industry, cultural event planning, business management, non-profits and/or museum programming the opportunity to learn how special events & catering services function in a museum setting. Interns discover first-hand many unique ways the catering department supports the Museum’s educational mission and how the catering business is affected by the Museum’s operation. Assisting catering department staff, interns will experience the day-to-day running of the catering department including communication, financials, operations, and various catering department events. For more information or to submit an application, visit www.plimoth.org/internships.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: 5087461622
Posted on: 01/22/2018

Canterbury Shaker Village Internship

Canterbury Shaker Village Canterbury, NH
Canterbury Shaker Village is offering several full-time internship opportunities with $1000 stipend and onsite housing for summer and/or fall 2018 (flexible start and end dates). Under the jurisdiction of the Education Department, interns will gain work experience in a variety of museum operations including offering guided tours, developing family-friendly activities, and demonstrating historic trades. Interns will also have the opportunity to develop their own research-based project that may be incorporated into future Village programming. Ideal candidates will be energetic, self-disciplined, comfortable interacting with diverse staff and visitors of all ages, and have good research skills and familiarity with curatorial practices. Recent graduates as well as currently enrolled students in a relevant BA or MA program are welcome to apply. Applicants must be willing to work some weekends. To apply, send a letter of interest, resume, and 2 letters of recommendation to Becky Soules, Daily Visitor & Youth Programs Manager at rsoules@shakers.org. Applications will be reviewed as they are received; preferred deadline of March 1, 2018. Posted on: 01/16/2018

Renke B. and Pamela M. Thye Curatorial Fellow in the Busch-Reisinger Museum

Harvard Art Museums Cambridge, MA
The Curatorial Fellow researches 18th and 19th century decorative arts from Germany, emphasis on the Busch-Reisinger’s holdings of Meissen porcelain under the supervision of Lynette Roth, Daimler Curator of the Busch-Reisinger Museum. In addition to work on collection gallery installations, the Fellow will participate in preparations for the special exhibition “Pink” (Spring 2021) under the supervision of Cassandra Albinson, Margaret S. Winthrop Curator of European Art. The exhibition examines the ubiquity of pink in paintings, textiles, porcelain, and works on paper in the period from 1674 to 1850. Assists with a broad range of other curatorial activities, including preparation of interpretive materials, cataloguing of the permanent collection in the Art Museums’ database, and donor cultivation. The Curatorial Fellow also helps provide content expertise and support for the Art Museums’ Art Study Center by supporting classes and individual appointments six hours a week, participates in a series of art handling workshops, and contributes to a rich offering of public and academic interpretive programs across various platforms. Fellow will be an active member of the Fellows’ cohort and contribute to a group project; this final project likely take the form of an exhibition, gallery installation, symposium, or other program. MA in Art History; applicants must be European citizens, interest in art of German-speaking countries; German proficiency preferred; PhD preferred; curatorial or related experience. Apply online with letter and curriculum vitae at http://hr.harvard.edu/search-jobs, use the acquisition number, number 44712BR. Upload transcript, one article-length, English-language writing sample. Ask references to send letters of recommendation to: am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu (please note letters of reference will be verified).
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: 50,000.00 per year
Posted on: 01/12/2018

The Dangremond Museum Studies Internship

Connecticut Historical Society Hartford, CT
The Dangremond Museum Studies Internship at the Connecticut Historical Society is an opportunity for students to gain exposure to and experience the many functions and daily operation of a history museum, library, and research center. The term of the internship is June-August, 2018, but the exact dates will vary depending on student availability and supervisor needs. Interns must complete 250 hours on task (generally 30 hours/week [including unpaid lunch hour] x 10 weeks) and are eligible for a $500 stipend. Applications are due March 9, 2018. For more information and required application materials, please visit chs.org/job-internship.
SALARY RANGE: $500 Stipend
Posted on: 01/08/2018

Summer Internship Program

Hancock Shaker Village Pittsfield, MA
The Hancock Shaker Village Summer Internship Program offers paid internships to qualified applicants in a variety of Village departments. Hancock Shaker Village is a National Historic Landmark dedicated to sharing the history, legacy, and continuing relevance of the Shakers, a religious group who lived at the site from 1790 until 1960. Interns at the Village work alongside staff and volunteers at this vibrant outdoor museum and living farm in western Massachusetts. Ten-week, full-time internships (June 4-August 10, 2018) are available in the following departments: Curatorial, Museum Education, Events & Development, Marketing & PR, and Museum Store. Fourteen-week, full-time internships are available in the Farm & Garden department (start and end dates flexible). Interns receive a weekly stipend. Detailed descriptions of each internship, qualifications, and application procedures are available at www.hancockshakervillage.org/employment. Application deadline is March 30, 2018.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 01/03/2018

Intern, Unpaid

Museum Intern

American Independence Museum Exeter, NH
The internships will provide a solid introduction to museum work with emphasis on developing and executing educational programs, day-to-day museum operations including events and museum shop, maintaining and cataloguing a museum collection and supporting fundraising and marketing efforts. Over the course of the summer, interns will have a research project on which to work, which will be presented at the conclusion of the internship. Additionally, all interns will learn to give tours of the museum. Site visits and enrichment opportunities will also add to the internship experience. The intern will set his/her own schedule, which will consist of a minimum of two days a week (14 hours a week total). The schedule must include Wednesdays and one other day of the intern’s choosing during the week (Thursday – Saturday, 9:00am - 4:00pm). With his/her schedule, the intern should be flexible and available one Saturday a month. Intern must be available during the American Independence Festival on July 14, 2018. The duration of the internship is 12-13 weeks, with an anticipated start date of May 21, 2018. Interns should be in the process of completing their Bachelor's degree in history, education, museum studies or a related subject. Although the position is unpaid, this is an exciting opportunity to be involved in a museum in transition. Self-motivation, flexibility, and the ability to work well with others—especially children—are required. To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter and two letters of recommendation to apietrantonio@independencemuseum.org by March 16, 2018. Posted on: 02/02/2018

Native American Studies Internship

Plimoth Plantation Plymouth, MA
Since 1973, Plimoth Plantation has led the public history field with its groundbreaking Native American Studies program which combines thorough historical and cultural research with innovative programs onsite, online and in classrooms. Native American Studies Interns build an in-depth understanding of the Native experience c.1600-1692 by assisting with a wide-range of research projects and engaging with guests on the Living History sites. This includes working alongside staff on the Wampanoag Homesite to interpret Native cultures using the Museum’s extensive collection of original, reproduction and archaeological artifacts as well as reconstructed landscapes. They hone their research and writing skills, practice delivering interpretive programs to the visiting public, and experience the process of researching and developing guest-focused living history exhibits. For more information or to submit an application, visit www.plimoth.org/internships.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: 5087461622
Posted on: 01/22/2018

Historic 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: Wardrobe Production 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. This internship reports to the Manager of Historic Clothing & Textiles. For more information or to submit an application, visit www.plimoth.org/internships.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: 5087461622
Posted on: 01/22/2018

Historical Horticulture Internship

Plimoth Plantation Plymouth, MA
Historical Horticulture interns work alongside the Curator of Museum Gardens and Horticulture staff to gain an inside knowledge of how gardens and landscapes are planned, interpreted, and maintained in Plimoth Plantation’s unique Living History Exhibits. Interns will work alongside staff in the exhibits and behind the scenes to learn about 17th-century Native and Colonial plant species, gardening techniques and theories, as well as hone their 21st-century horticultural skills. Interns may also have the opportunity to participate in horticulture-related educational programs and special projects under the supervision of the Curator of Museum Gardens. For more information or to submit an application, visit www.plimoth.org/internships.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: 5087461622
Posted on: 01/22/2018

Public Programs Internship

Plimoth Plantation Plymouth, MA
Plimoth Plantation is looking for dynamic, team-oriented interns 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 but not limited to attending planning meetings, preparing materials, assisting with day-of program needs, and participating in the program evaluation. Guided by the Internship Program Coordinator and the Public Programs Manager, the intern will also develop an original museum program for the 2018 season. For more information or to submit an application, visit www.plimoth.org/internships.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: 5087461622
Posted on: 01/22/2018

Museum Education Internship

Plimoth Plantation Plymouth, MA
Plimoth Plantation is looking for dynamic, team-oriented interns to assist with planning, developing and implementing educational programs for children and teenagers. All interns will engage directly with the children enrolled in our week-long summer camps. These programs involve indoor and outdoor programming at the museum’s main campus, at the Plimoth Grist Mill, and in downtown Plymouth. Interns will apply academic knowledge of education, museums, history or culture to plan, develop and implement Plimoth Plantation’s diverse camp programs. Interns will also develop an individual project in consultation with museum staff. Education Department staff will provide interns with mentorship, guidance, oversight and support. For more information or to submit an application, visit www.plimoth.org/internships.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 01/22/2018

Archaeology Collections Internship

Plimoth Plantation Plymouth, MA
For 70 years, 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 with facilitating and developing archaeology-related programs and exhibits. For more information about the internship or to submit your application, visit www.plimoth.org/internships.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: 5087461622
Posted on: 01/22/2018

Family Engagement Internship

Springfield Museums Springfield, MA
Located in the heart of downtown Springfield, Springfield Museums is a multi-disciplinary campus with buildings focused on art, history, and science. It is also home to the Dr. Seuss Memorial Sculpture Garden, with the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum which opened in June of 2017. We are seeking interns to help run the day-to-day operations of the Art Discovery Center, volunteer at upcoming family programs, and to help in other aspects of the Education department as needed. Responsibilities will include: -Learning about the collections of Springfield Museums as a whole, with a focus on the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, and specifically, the Art Discovery Center. -Welcoming and creating a sense of belonging for a wide diversity of visitors.. -Helping to develop, prepare, facilitate, and track hands-on educational activities for families across disciplines. -Working collaboratively with interns and staff To apply visit http://www.internships.com/education/Family-Engagement-Internship-I9635977 or email jpowers@springfieldmuseums.org
SALARY RANGE: 4133146489
Posted on: 01/22/2018

American Art Intern

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art Hartford, CT
The American Art intern will assist with collections research and interpretation to help develop ideas for future exhibitions on a wide-range of art historical topics and time periods, including history painting, portraiture, folk art, modernism, and surrealism; from the Revolutionary War to World War II. The intern’s duties will include researching paintings, sculpture, and works on paper in the permanent collection as well as identifying and researching artworks in other collections related to a specific theme, topic, or artist. The intern will create & maintain research files and maintain checklists for internal discussions with the curatorial, education, marketing, and fundraising departments. Applicant: The successful candidate will be a senior or a graduate student. The successful candidate will demonstrate an interest in one or more of the following: art, art history, American studies, English, American History. Experience with collections databases a plus. Excellent writing, research, and creative thinking skills will be required. This Internship is not limited to art history majors. Time Commitment: 2-3 days/ week Application Deadline: Open until filled Candidates must submit the following materials: A complete Internship Application Cover Sheet, which can be found here. A current resume or CV confirming the eligibility requirements and listing relevant professional experience and academic work. A statement of interest, describing in 500 words or less the applicant’s reasons and qualifications for the position, and how this internship is relevant to the achievement of future career goals. A writing sample, three to five pages in length. Official academic transcript(s).
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 01/19/2018

Library Intern

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art Hartford, CT
The Special Collections Cataloging Intern will work with the Head of Library and Archives to inventory, assess, catalog, and process art library resources. The intern will work with materials of interest to the museum’s curatorial and education departments; these resources may include art books, exhibition catalogues, auction catalogues, and artist books. Applicant: The successful candidate will have completed coursework in cataloging and possess experience in both original and copy cataloging. Knowledge of MARC21 cataloging formats required. Reading knowledge of German, French and/or Italian is preferred, but not required. Open to upper level undergraduate seniors and graduate students. Time Commitment: About 10 hours/week Application Deadline: Open until filled Candidates must submit the following materials: A complete Internship Application Cover Sheet, which can be found here. A current resume or CV confirming the eligibility requirements and listing relevant professional experience and academic work. A statement of interest, describing in 500 words or less the applicant’s reasons and qualifications for the position, and how this internship is relevant to the achievement of future career goals. A writing sample, three to five pages in length. Please send all materials except for official academic transcripts to Intern@wadsworthatheneum.org with the subject line Official academic transcripts should be sent to: Internship Coordinator Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art 600 Main Street Hartford, CT
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 01/19/2018

Development Intern

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art Hartford, CT
The Development Intern will assist the Membership Coordinator and Development Events Associate in data entry, sending out monthly renewal notices, receiving new renewal memberships, processing acknowledgement letters, and coordinating events. Applicant: The successful candidate will demonstrate an interest or experience in one or more of the following: data entry, excellent writing and editing, research and creative thinking. Candidate must have excellent customer service skills and must be very personable. Open to juniors, seniors, and graduate students with an interest in development, art, history, or art history. Time Commitment: 1-3 days per week/3-5 hours a day Open until Filled Candidates must submit the following materials: A complete Internship Application Cover Sheet, which can be found here. A current resume or CV confirming the eligibility requirements and listing relevant professional experience and academic work. A statement of interest, describing in 500 words or less the applicant’s reasons and qualifications for the position, and how this internship is relevant to the achievement of future career goals. A writing sample, three to five pages in length.* Official academic transcript(s). Transcripts must be sent directly from the applicant’s college or university. Two letters of recommendation. Letters must be sent directly from the individual making the recommendation. Please send all materials except for official academic transcripts to Intern@wadsworthatheneum.org with the subject line FALL 2017 Internship Application. Official academic transcripts should be sent to: Internship Coordinator Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art 600 Main Street Hartford, CT 06103
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 01/19/2018

Tours and Visitor Learning Intern - Winter/Spring 2018

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston, MA
You will provide administrative assistance for the tour program, and assist education staff in planning for and implementing learning opportunities within the Gardner Museum. You will have the option to focus on a larger project, serving both your interests and the Gardner’s. You will gain administrative and marketing skills, have an opportunity to learn about visitor centered approaches to teaching and learning in art museums, and gain valuable experience working in a creative, team based environment. The successful candidate is a rising college junior or senior or graduate student who has a strong interest in a visitor-centered approach in museum education, visitor research, and/or evaluation. S/he has academic concentration in Education, Art History, Art Education, Museum Education, or Museum Studies. S/he must possess a strong interest in working with a variety of people and must also be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Google Docs. To apply for this position, please submit a resume and cover letter here: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/22417 This is our preferred application method.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 01/11/2018

Collections and Interpretation Intern

The Dudley Farm Museum Guilford, CT
The Dudley Farm Museum (www.DudleyFarm.com), a small living history museum in North Guilford, Connecticut, reflects late 19th century agricultural life common to the area. Currently conducting an inventory of its collections, and cpmpleting a collections assessment, we seek an individual to assist with collections management including the many large and small pieces of farm equipment. This includes includes: physical inventory of objects; reconciling objects with available records; photographing objects; basic rehousing and appropriate storage; and cataloging all information into PastPerfect Museum software. Opportunities for exhibit planning and grant-writing will occur. Restoration of our large 1840 barn is nearing completion, and an interpretive plan is being developed. This is an opportunity to work hands-on with materials reflecting rural life of the period, meet other volunteers with similar interests, and to learn. Training provided. Attention to detail, patience, teamwork skills, and interest in farm life and 19th century history are desirable qualities. The chosen individual must possess the ability to work independently on one's own initiative and as a teammate. Work will be both in the museum office and outside in barns and sheds on the museum grounds. Literacy in Microsoft Office is required. This Internship is an unpaid, volunteer position. Because public transportation does not service the area a car is a must. Interested persons please email director@dudleyfarm.com. Posted on: 12/27/2017

Volunteer

Volunteer Tour Guide

Nichols House Museum Boston, MA
The Nichols House Museum welcomes volunteers to join the museum as tour guides beginning in March 2018. Guides provide vital support to the museum by leading high-quality tours to diverse audiences and communities. Hours are flexible, and orientation and training throughout the month of March are required. Guides receive complimentary admission to the museum and all museum programming events. There are also regular opportunities for complimentary, behind-the-scenes visits to other local museums and cultural organizations. Applicants should be interested in history, architecture, and decorative arts, and enjoy interacting with visitors of all ages. Tour Guides typically commit to half or full-day shifts. To apply, please complete the application form available on the museum’s homepage, www.nicholshousemuseum.org. Posted on: 01/31/2018

Board Member

Board Member

Killingly Historical and Genealogical Society DANIELSON, CT
Killingly Historical and Genealogical Society (KHGS) is building its board and searching for individuals who are passionate about history and genealogy. The ideal board member will be a team player, understanding, social media friendly, have a good sense of humor, and willing to uphold the KHGS mission as well as assist with programming. All board members are asked to serve on a project that aligns with their interests and specialties. Each board member will be able to attend a monthly evening meetings of the Board on the first Wednesday of each month and sign up to be a member to the KHGS. Please contact Elaine Tenis Executive Director at Elaine@killinglyhistorical.org or Kira Holmes at holmesk2012@yahoo.com Posted on: 01/24/2018

Other

Director, Clark Society

Sterling & Francine Clark Art Williamstown, MA
Director, Clark Society Reporting to and working in close collaboration with the Chief Advancement Officer (CAO), the DCS provides day to day leadership for the Clark’s major gift program including the Clark Society, which focuses on higher level patrons. The DCS works with the CAO and Institute wide colleagues to devise strategies that identify, engage, cultivate, solicit and close donations for five, six and seven figure commitments, including planned gifts. The DCS spearheads regular donor pipeline reviews, manages donor outreach, VIP visits, and stewards ongoing relationships with major donors. The DCS develops, plans, and executes cultivation activities for Clark Society members and works with Advancement Department colleagues on prospect research analyst to create membership upgrade strategies. The DCS participates in annual budget preparation and in the development of marketing and fund raising materials. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree. S/he will have progressively responsible and prior fundraising experience, with proven leadership and management skills. The DCS will have outstanding strategic, tactical, and organizational abilities as well as excellent oral and written communication skills. The successful candidate will have an approach to problem solving that is highly collegial and positive in outlook and approach. Ability to work within a team environment that includes a combination of Advancement staff, Clark colleagues at all levels, and volunteer leaders. Ability to interpret and articulate vision. To be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter describing your interest and experience along with your resume, salary requirements, and three professional references to: HumanResources@clarkart.edu. The Clark is an equal opportunity employer. Posted on: 02/16/2018

LIVING HISTORY EDUCATOR

Plimoth Plantation, Inc Plymouth, MA
Plimoth Plantation, Inc 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. The entry level Living History Educator (LHE) position provides a positive, friendly and welcoming environment facilitating engaging and informative interactions. This position is responsible for translating the Museum’s guest-first commitment into engaging living history experiences, dynamic interactions, and captivating interpretations of the history of Mayflower, Plymouth Colony and the Wampanoag homeland. Through role playing, Museum Theater, scripted scenarios, guided tours, workshops, school and public programs our LHEs present an entertaining and meaningful experience. Our museum fosters a spirit of collaboration and cooperation in working with all Museum colleagues including volunteers, Museum Guides and tour guides. LHEs work to maintain an optimal programmatic environment for Museum guests to experience Plimoth Plantation’s mission. Plimoth Plantation is open seven days a week from mid-March through the end of November. Training and role playing wardrobe is provided. Modern programming is presented in office casual attire. LHEs should have a passion for conveying the multicultural history, politics, arts, culture and science of Plimoth Plantation's programs to diverse audiences and communities. Interest and experience working with the public is essential. Contact Sue Haverstock shaverstock@plimoth.org with questions. Complete online application at www.plimoth.org/about/work-plimoth. EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time or Part time Seasonal
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 02/16/2018

Schooner Captain

Maine Maritime Museum Bath, ME
The Schooner Captain works in collaboration with the Director of Watercraft and Traditional Skills to develop maintenance plans, schedule work, ensure appropriate vessel maintenance and upkeep procedures and protocols are followed, and safeguard the vessel’s Coast Guard Certificate of Inspection. The Schooner Captain works with the Programs and Operations Director to develop crew schedules, off-site vessel appearances, and cruising schedules. The Schooner Captain holds the overall responsibility for the safety of the vessel and passengers while the vessel is underway. The Schooner Captain works collaboratively with other museum staff to maintain cohesion between the vessel and other museum departments. The Schooner Captain ensures that all supervised staff and programs support the mission of the museum and adhere to the museum’s strategic plan.Please visit MaineMaritimeMuseum.org for more information and to complete an online application.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 02/14/2018

Boat Crew

Maine Maritime Museum Bath, ME
The Crew Position is a part-time seasonal position (up to 25 hours per week). This position supports the mission and goals of Maine Maritime Museum by giving top priority to strategic plan initiatives, teamwork, and public service. Under the direct supervision of the Lead Captain, Crew take direction from on duty captain and assist with the daily operations and maintenance of the Museum’s charter cruise boat and historic schooner keeping the vessels to the highest standard. Duties include: docking and undocking procedures, cruise narrations, pre and post cruise housekeeping, concession sales, ticketing and assisting passengers as needed. Crew works with the Captains to execute maintenance work plans and ensure the general upkeep and maintenance of the vessels, and safeguards the continuation of all Coast Guard certifications and requirements to carry passengers and follows all Maine laws for liquor sales. Crew members must be familiar with procedures for handling the following emergency conditions: man overboard, fire, foul weather, medical emergencies, collision, and abandoning ship. The Crew work collaboratively with other Museum Staff to maintain cohesion between the boat and other museum departments. Please visit MaineMaritimeMuseum.org for more information and to complete an online application.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 02/14/2018

Collections Photographer

Northeast Document Conservation Center Andover, MA
The Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) is hiring a full-time Collections Photographer to join the Imaging Services department. Founded in 1973, NEDCC is a not-for-profit conservation and preservation services center, supporting the collections of private and institutional clients through book, paper, and photograph conservation, digital reformatting, and preservation assistance. The successful candidate joins a team of experienced and productive Collections Photographers, and will benefit from working alongside conservators and experienced specialists in the treatment and care of the range of objects the Imaging Services department digitizes. RESPONSIBILITIES: The Collections Photographer will be charged principally with the digital reformatting of the extensive and diverse collections held by NEDCC’s institutional and private clients. These include virtually all photographic media, particularly nitrate, acetate, polyester, and glass-plate negatives and positives, X-ray film, photographic prints, and direct positives like daguerreotypes and ambrotypes; bound and loose manuscript material; rare books and illuminated manuscripts; and oversized items such as maps and blueprints. The Imaging Services department utilizes PhaseOne medium format and Nikon SLR digital camera systems. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline; Experience or training in the handling of rare/fragile paper-based materials; Minimum 2 years’ experience digitally reformatting archival and special collection materials or works of art; Proficiency in the use of imaging hardware, particularly digital medium format and SLR camera systems; Knowledge of studio lighting equipment and techniques. FOR JOB DESCRIPTION: https://www.nedcc.org/about/employment-opportunities TO APPLY: please send a cover letter, resume, and names and contact information for three references as a single PDF to: Terrance D’Ambrosio, Director of Imaging Services, at tdambrosio nedcc <.> org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 01/19/2018

ENGLISH VILLAGE MANAGER, MUSEUM EXPERIENCE GROUP

Plimoth Plantation Plymouth, MA
Plimoth Plantation, Inc 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. The posotion is a key leadership position in the management team and works on-site in the English Village and related areas to ensure that the Museum’s customer service philosophy is inherent and clear in all interactions with guests, and that the guests’ experience is second-to-none. Provide timely feedback to direct reports based on their job performance. Provide coaching/mentoring to direct reports; and also, if needed disciplinary actions. Supervise, coordinate and facilitate the smooth execution of daily on-site programs and special events. Open and close the village. Carry out daily, weekly, seasonal and annual departmental work plans. Take appropriate steps to correct any potential safety issues. Ensure that all direct reports attend all required meetings and daily morning meeting; and that the daily meeting agenda contains pertinent information to the site for that day. Attention to professionalism and best practices are essential. The GEM is part of the management team accountable for ensuring the continued success of English Village programs. Excellent planning, organizational, financial and administrative skills essential. Programmatic leadership is essential. Send cover letter and resume to: Sue Haverstock shaverstock@plimoth.org. See website for full job description www.plimoth.org/jobs. EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time, Year Round
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 01/16/2018

ENGLISH VILLAGE MANAGER, MUSEUM EXPERIENCE GROUP

Plimoth Plantation Plymouth, MA
Plimoth Plantation, Inc 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. The posotion is a key leadership position in the management team and works on-site in the English Village and related areas to ensure that the Museum’s customer service philosophy is inherent and clear in all interactions with guests, and that the guests’ experience is second-to-none. Provide timely feedback to direct reports based on their job performance. Provide coaching/mentoring to direct reports; and also, if needed disciplinary actions. Supervise, coordinate and facilitate the smooth execution of daily on-site programs and special events. Open and close the village. Carry out daily, weekly, seasonal and annual departmental work plans. Take appropriate steps to correct any potential safety issues. Ensure that all direct reports attend all required meetings and daily morning meeting; and that the daily meeting agenda contains pertinent information to the site for that day. Attention to professionalism and best practices are essential. The GEM is part of the management team accountable for ensuring the continued success of English Village programs. Excellent planning, organizational, financial and administrative skills essential. Programmatic leadership is essential. Send cover letter and resume to: Sue Haverstock shaverstock@plimoth.org. See website for full job description www.plimoth.org/jobs. EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time, Year Round
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 01/16/2018

LIVING HISTORY EDUCATOR, MUSEUM EXPERIENCE GROUP

Plimoth Plantation Plymouth, MA
Plimoth Plantation, Inc 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. The entry level Living History Educator (LHE) position provides a positive, friendly and welcoming environment facilitating engaging and informative interactions. This position is responsible for translating the Museum’s guest-first commitment into engaging living history experiences, dynamic interactions, and captivating interpretations of the history of Mayflower, Plymouth Colony and the Wampanoag homeland. Through role playing, Museum Theater, scripted scenarios, guided tours, workshops, school and public programs our LHEs present an entertaining and meaningful experience. Our museum fosters a spirit of collaboration and cooperation in working with all Museum colleagues including volunteers, Museum Guides and tour guides. LHEs work to maintain an optimal programmatic environment for Museum guests to experience Plimoth Plantation’s mission. Plimoth Plantation is open seven days a week from mid-March through the end of November. Training and role playing wardrobe is provided. Modern programming is presented in office casual attire. LHEs should have a passion for conveying the multicultural history, politics, arts, culture and science of Plimoth Plantation's programs to diverse audiences and communities. Interest and experience working with the public is essential. Contact Sue Haverstock shaverstock@plimoth.org with questions. Complete online application at www.plimoth.org/about/work-plimoth. EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time or Part time Seasonal
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 01/16/2018

GARDENER, MUSEUM EXPERIENCE GROUP

Plimoth Plantation Plymouth, MA
Plimoth Plantation, Inc 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. The Museum Gardener is a member of the horticulture team that is 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 and most of the work during spring, summer and fall is the day-to- day physical work of maintaining the gardens. We will provide on the job training but you will need to have some horticulture experience or training, perhaps through working in a similar role, and/or through relevant educational experience 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. Contact Sue Haverstock shaverstock@plimoth.org with any questions. Complete online application at www.plimoth.org/about/work-plimoth. EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time, Year Round
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 01/16/2018

Museum Evaluation Part Time Lecturer

Tufts University Medford, MA
Tufts University’s Department of Education seeks a qualified candidate to teach the blended-online course ED 0191 Museum Evaluation during Summer 2018. This graduate course will introduce students to evaluation theory, methodologies, and implementation in museums and similar organizations and will address research design, protocol and ethics, measurement techniques, sampling, data analysis and interpretation, and reporting. QUALIFICATIONS PhD degree preferred and experience in college-level teaching and museum evaluation required. Applicant must have experience with designing and implementing evaluation studies in museums. APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS All applications must be submitted via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/48177. Please submit: 1) an application letter describing professional and teaching experience, 2) a CV, and 3) contact information for three references (preferably one reference should speak to the candidate’s teaching experience). For information about the position, please contact Education Department Administrator Michelle Paré at michelle.pare@tufts.edu. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge. Apply Now. For help signing up, accessing your account, or submitting your application please check out our help and support section or get in touch via email at help@interfolio.com or phone at (877) 997-8807. Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 01/08/2018