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Manager of Curatorial and Administrative Affairs

Whistler House Museum of Art Lowell, MA
The Whistler House Museum of Art (WHMA), an award-winning National Historic Landmark and internationally known birthplace of James McNeill Whistler, seeks a highly motivated individual with demonstrated curatorial and administrative experience for a fast-pace, exciting museum and gallery environment. This individual reports and works closely with the Executive Director and President of the Board of Trustees and would assist in all operations including exhibitions, educational art programs, collections management, membership, development, marketing, public relations and museum’s facility, gallery and park. Strong oral and written communications skills are a must with diplomacy and tact needed to work well with staff, board members, politicians, community leaders, docents, volunteers, other museum partners and community artists. Attention to detail, good organizational skills and an advanced proficiency in Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Past Perfect or Raiser’s Edge is required. Website managing, computer troubleshooting and graphics experience is a plus. Master’s degree is preferred, but not required. Desired qualifications include at least a BA, BFA in Art History, Museum Studies or other related field. Interested candidates should email their resumes to sbogosian@whistlerhouse.org. Employment Type: Part-time to Full-time – Up to 40 hours.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 06/23/2017

Executive Director

General Society Mayflower Descendants Plymouth, MA
The General Society of Mayflower Descendants (GSMD) is seeking applications for an Executive Director responsible for the day to day operation of GSMD, including management of a staff of 20 and meeting quarterly goals. Admin duties also include supervising vendors and contract employees for the Mayflower Society House, publications, and special events. The candidate will be responsible for a solid and successful development plan that will build GSMD programs and revenues. Qualifications and skills will require leadership with a track record of achievement in senior management, experience in building and managing budgets, a measurable track record in development and proven success with donor prospects, grants, and online crowdfunding. A strong knowledge of Colonial history and the Mayflower Pilgrims a plus. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to governorgeneral@themayflowersociety.org. Please include work experience, leadership success, fundraising achievements, and vision to lead a membership organization. Review of applications to begin on July 17, 2017.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 06/22/2017

Executive Director

Castine Historical Society Castine, ME
The Castine Historical Society (CHS) continues our search for an energetic leader and historian who can share our passion for Castine and its rich history. Located in two historic buildings on the Town Common, CHS is dedicated to engaging residents and visitors of all ages in the exploration of Castine’s diverse historical resources. The Abbott School building now houses permanent and seasonal exhibits and a community meeting space. In 2008, CHS purchased and carefully restored the Grindle House, a mid-19th century, three-story home of the Greek Revival style which now serves as the research center and archival storage for the Society’s historical collections. Governed by an active volunteer board of 15 members, and guided by a strategic plan that was completed in 2016, CHS is ready to welcome its first Executive Director. CHS has an endowment currently valued at $5.4 million, a 2017 budget of approximately $270,000, and employs a full-time curator and a part-time administrative assistant to support the engagement of an active corps of volunteer docents, guides, and event volunteers. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and résumé to Starboard Leadership Consulting at the following address search1@starboardleadership.com. The cover letter and résumé should contain detailed information concerning work experience, past successes, leadership experience, qualifications, and fundraising capabilities. Review of applications will begin on July 10, 2017.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 06/12/2017

Operations Manager

New Hampshire Boat Museum Wolfeboro Falls, NH
The New Hampshire Boat Museum is a small, but very active seasonal museum located on Lake Winnipesaukee. Poised for imminent growth, the museum is in a $5.5 million capital campaign to build a new museum building on a four acre campus. The Operations Manager assists the Executive Director to ensure the museum operates efficiently. Duties include event/program management; fundraising, membership and Capital Campaign support; administrative office support including daily financial reporting; website management; some exhibition curation/installation, and museum store management. Knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint required, as well as database experience in PastPerfect or a similar database. Require someone with a positive outlook, who quickly learns new skills, manages time wisely, displays efficiency, and has the ability to work in a positive team environment in a fast-paced two-person office with an active board and volunteer base. Must be organized, able to multi-task, be detail-oriented and have good writing skills. A minimum of 1-3 years working experience in museums required. Occasional evening and weekend work is required during the season. Salary low to mid $30,000 with health care benefits. No relocation costs can be paid. For more information visit nhbm.org/employment. To apply send cover letter, resume and references via email to lisa@nhbm.org by July 7.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: Mid $30,000s
Posted on: 06/07/2017

Director of Human Resources

Worcester Art Museum Worcester, MA
The Employers Association is assisting our member organization, Worcester Art Museum, identify their next HR Leader! Worcester Art Museum, is home to a world renowned collection of over 35,000 works of art and culture, the conservation, support and promotion of which is entrusted to over 200 talented staff members. The Museum is seeking a Director of HR to function as a key advisor and member of the executive leadership team. This position will craft the organization’s HR objectives in collaboration with the Executive Director and other Division Heads. In this hands-on position, the HR Director will be responsible for the development, implementation and administration of all aspects of the Human Resource function, including Talent Acquisition, Total Rewards, and Performance Management, and Employee Relations strategies and processes and ensuring compliance with federal and state laws. Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree or the equivalent and PHR/SPHR certification is preferred, a minimum of 5 years of diversified HR Generalist background, superior interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and a strong command of strategic HR management. Worcester Art Museum is dedicated to and offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals. Interested candidates are asked to forward their resume and cover letter to: pthornton@eane.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 06/05/2017

Executive Director

Darien Historical Society Darien, CT
The Darien Historical Society and its Bates Scofield Homestead Museum (the “Society”) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization in Darien, CT whose mission is to maintain, collect, preserve, and exhibit materials of local historical value and to educate the community about its heritage. The Society seeks a dynamic, highly motivated leader who is a self-starter with demonstrated management and administrative experience. This individual reports to the Board of Directors (the “Board) and works closely with the Board President and the Society’s staff on an ongoing basis. The Executive Director is responsible for the overall organizational management, operations and promotion of the Society at large. With assistance from the Board, staff and volunteers, the Executive Director provides the necessary vision, leadership and initiative for the Society to successfully achieve its mission and grow the organization as a whole. Interested candidates should email their resumes to DHSdirectorsearch@gmail.com
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 06/02/2017

Museum Director

Rokeby Museum Ferrisburgh, VT
ROKEBY MUSEUM is a National Historic Landmark Underground Railroad site that includes 90 acres, an historic house, nine farm buildings, and a new 5,000 square foot Education Center with visitor facilities, a major award-winning permanent Underground Railroad exhibition, a gallery for changing exhibitions, and collections storage for extensive Robinson family print records and correspondence. The historic house — fully furnished with 200 years of domestic belongings — provides an intimate glimpse into the remarkable Robinson family of farmers, abolitionists, artists, and authors. THE MUSEUMS HAS ACHIEVED HONOR AND RECOGNITION far beyond the scope of its size — designation as a National Historic Landmark, merit-based funding from the Institute for Museum and Library Services and the National Endowment for the Humanities, and coverage in national media. The Museum’s mission is to connect visitors with the human experience of the Underground Railroad and with the lives of the Robinsons from 1793 to 1961. Exhibits and programs explore topics focused on abolition, agriculture, and art and, guided by Rachel and Rowland Robinson’s commitment to speaking truth to power, serve to educate and inspire audiences of all ages by making connections to contemporary issues of social justice and culture. ROKEBY’S MUSEUM DIRECTOR leads all operations including exhibits, public and educational programs, collections care, and matters relating to the museum’s property and facility including all finance, personnel and administration. The new director will continue the Museum’s wise stewardship of resources and expand its reach through increased visitation and an enlarged donor base. For more information and to apply please see http://rokeby.org/museum-director-search/
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 05/30/2017

Program Manager – Director of the Natural History Museum

Sierra College Rocklin, CA
Under general administrative direction of the Dean of Sciences and Math, plans, directs, manages, oversees and provides leadership for Sierra College Natural History Museum. This position will also be responsible for establishing connections with the community via public outreach, through the coordination, marketing, event planning and general facilitation of museum tours, and lectures, including teacher-training activities. The position is also responsible for the general management of the on campus nature preserve and arboreta and plays an active role in the development of an endowment fund to address long-term funding needs. Supervisory salary of $84,526.23 per year. Annual salary increases to a final placement of $102,742.16 per year. The District offers a very competitive benefits package, which includes health & welfare as well as income protection, including retirement. Please see Sierra College Human Resources website for complete job description and application details. DEADLINE: Applications must be received by the Sierra College Human Resources Department no later than TUESDAY, JULY 5th, 2017.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 05/26/2017

Finance Manager

New Britain Museum of American Art New Britain, CT
The New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT has an immediate need for a full time Finance Manager. Position includes and is not limited to the following responsibilities: daily recording of all cash receipts and disbursements into the general ledger system; supervision of subordinates and volunteers as needed; administration of personnel files and new employee orientation; management of office equipment and supplies. The work requires cooperation and communication with all departments within the museum to insure proper accounting of all financial transactions into the general ledger. Qualifications: BS in business or accounting, 3 years experience in financial position (non-profit preferred), knowledge of non-profit accounting and personnel, proficient in MS Office. Experience with Abila MIP, ALTRU, and Retail Managementgt System (RMS) helpful. Please send resume to Thomas Bell, Director of Finance at bellt@nbmaa.org. For a full job description please visit our website at www.nbmaa.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 05/24/2017

Human Resources Manager

Plimoth Plantation Plymouth, MA
Plimoth Plantation is a 17th-century living history museum dedicated to telling the history of Plymouth Colony from the perspective of both the Pilgrims and the Native Wampanoag. The museum is located in Plymouth, Massachusetts. The museum is seeking a Human Resources Manager supporting the Director of Human Resources. Responsibilities include recruitment, training, coaching, labor relations, and assistance with HR administration. Provide a friendly and welcoming presence for all guests, volunteers and coworkers throughout the Museum. Intentionally and actively contribute to the Museum’s positive, collaborative organizational culture in all interactions and communications. Partner with hiring managers to support with recruitment activities such as placing employment ads, scheduling interviews, conducting background and reference checks. Provide advice and guidance on recruitment and selection process. Responsible for new hire orientation. Assist with creating a new orientation program for new staff and volunteers. Through mentoring coaching and training, support managers to be effective leaders and to help them develop diverse, high-performing teams. To deliver core internal training events for employees and managers. Assess the training needs for all staff and departmental needs. Follow-up training results through managers and observation. Assist with labor relations, working with the HR Director, Senior Management and outside counsel to provide guidance and information requested by the union. Bachelor Degree in related field (directly related experience may be substituted on a year for year basis).Minimum of two (2) years human resources experience. Nonprofit experience preferred. Experience with union labor workforce preferred. Email cover letter & resume to : Sue Haverstock shaverstock@plimoth.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 05/18/2017

Assistant Controller, Budgets & Operations

Museum of Science Boston, MA
The Assistant Controller, Budget and Operations will help oversee the monthly, quarterly and year end accounting process including review of balance sheet reconciliations and journal entries to ensure accurate financial data. Will assist in the annual budget process and monitor monthly budget to actuals to identify and resolve any issues. Oversee the monthly accounting and reporting for the Engineering is Elementary business unit to ensure timely and accurate financial reporting. Will supervise several staff in the accounting department and coordinate new manager training with regard to the policies and procedures of the finance department. To apply, please visit: https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/569242-29458.html
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 05/11/2017

Ho-Chunk Heritage Center Executive Director Consulting Services

Urban Assets, LLC Madison, WI
Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison seeks proposals from enterprising individuals with strong leadership and strategic-planning skills to provide Executive Director consulting services for the start-up of a new Ho-Chunk Heritage Center in Madison, Wisconsin. The consulting Executive Director will participate in the creation and development of the heritage center in close coordination with Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison leadership, the founding Board of Directors, and architectural and exhibit design project consultants. This is an exciting and unique opportunity to become intimately engaged in the process of developing facilities and programming for the first heritage center for the Ho-Chunk Nation, which will focus on the history and culture of the Ho-Chunk people in the four lakes (“teejop/dejope”) region of southern Wisconsin. Visit http://www.urbanassetsconsulting.com/ho-chunk-heritage-center-rfp/ for the full job description and proposal details and schedule. Please direct all questions and inquiries regarding any aspect of this RFP to Zia Brucaya at (608) 819-6566 or Zia@urbanassetsconsulting.com.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Contract
Posted on: 05/08/2017

Director of Museum Affairs & Chief Curator

The Preservation Society of Newport County Newport, RI
The Preservation Society of Newport County seeks a Director of Museum Affairs & Chief Curator responsible for curatorial, conservation, academic and educational initiatives at its 11 historic properties. The Director will oversee the care, display, research and interpretation of approximately 55,000 objects in the collections of the eleven historic houses, encompassing the fine and decorative arts, historic costume and textiles, photographs, books, letters, coaches, and carriages. Establish the major initiatives that focus staff efforts and financial resources on key projects in curatorial, exhibitions, collections management, conservation, public and youth programs, research, publications and site interpretation. Direct a staff of 10 full-time professionals and a $1.8 million budget. Qualified candidates will possess an M.A. (Ph.D. preferred) in Material Culture, Decorative Arts, American Studies, Architectural history, Art History or a related field, the ability to foster a collaborative intellectual environment among a professional staff, diplomacy and tact, and a strong presence in public speaking. Ten years of scholarly and museum or historic site management experience is preferred. For full job description refer to website http://www.newportmansions.org/about-us/employment/available-jobs. Send resume along with cover letter and professional references to MCorey@newportmansions.org, humanresources@newportmansions.org or mail to The Preservation Society of Newport County, 424 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI 02840 Attention: Maria Corey
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 05/08/2017

Executive Director (search reopened)

Lexington Historical Society Lexington, MA
The Society seeks an experienced Executive Director to provide strategic planning and management for a vibrant organization serving a diverse local community and visitors from around the world. The Society manages and interprets to the public three historic house museums with significant connections to the Battle of Lexington, provides stewardship of important collections and archives spanning three centuries of Lexington history, and provides year-round programming to the community. The annual budget of $500,000 supports a paid staff of five and the important roles and involvement of a large cadre of dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers. Candidates should have the following qualifications: 1. Ability to work well with dynamic staff, Board members and volunteers, town officials, community organizations and collaborative partners; 2. Strong fundraising and grant writing experience; excellent oral and written communication skills; 3. Management experience in an historical or similar non-profit organization, including familiarity with finance, buildings management, and personnel development; 4. An advanced degree in museum administration, history, archives management, or the equivalent; 5. A demonstrated interest in American history and enthusiasm for sharing it with the public. This is a full-time position with salary commensurate with experience. Please send a brief statement of interest and resume to: historicalsocietysearch@gmail.com by May 26, 2017.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 05/01/2017

Executive Director

Nichols House Museum Boston, MA
The Executive Director (E.D.) is the Chief Executive Officer of the Nichols House Museum, an accredited museum by the American Alliance of Museums. Reporting to the Board of Governors, the E.D. is responsible for delivering the museum’s mission and achieving its operational and financial objectives. Working with the Board and committees, the E.D. develops the vision, strategy and priorities of the museum and directs all museum activities. The E.D. is responsible for policy-making, financial management, program development, fundraising, conservation and preservation planning and implementation. S/he represents the museum and its mission in the local, national and global community. The E.D works with staff, board, committees and external experts to develop and to implement strategies, including the museum’s strategic plan approved in 2017. S/h develops curatorial, educational and other programs that adhere to both professional and interpretive guidelines. The E.D. cares for the collection and nineteenth century building. S/he works with the Finance Committee to draft and manage the budget as approved by the Board. The E.D. hires, directs and evaluates personnel. Qualifications: 5-7 years leadership experience with fundraising and financial management skills and interpersonal skills to work closely with the Board and volunteers. Application Process: Please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@nicholshousemuseum.org and note in the subject line “Executive Director Search” by Friday, June 2. Professional references and a writing sample will be required during the interview process. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 05/01/2017

Executive Director, Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum

Irelands Great Hunger Museum Hamden, CT
Quinnipiac University seeks an Executive Director of its Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum. The Executive Director is responsible for the development, execution, and management of the policies, programs and initiatives of Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum and will report to the Vice President for Public Affairs. Responsibilities: Provides general management and oversight of all administrative and financial operations of the museum. Develops a long-range strategic plan for the museum including proposed exhibitions (traveling and in-house). Establishes and oversees the care and maintenance of the art collection including new acquisitions. Oversees the curator(s) and recommends (with the curator) new acquisitions when possible. Hires, oversees, and evaluates all staff members and consultants as needed. Develops programming for the museum including educational events for students of all ages. Works with faculty and staff to incorporate the museum into the life of the campus. Collaborates with the development office to seek funding opportunities and build a strong donor base. Responsible for managing the process toward AAM accreditation. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree; an advanced degree in Irish studies, museum studies, or art history, is preferred. Minimum of 7-10 years experience in a museum or non-profit management, ideally in an arts/museum organization. Strong written and verbal skills are essential, particularly public speaking, as is the ability to comfortably operate in the public arena. Evidence of working with the public, with a Board of Directors, and an academic community, including senior leadership. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. For more information on how to apply for this position, please visit https://administrative-careers-quinnipiac.icims.com/jobs/2172/executive-director%2c-ireland%e2%80%99s-great-hunger-museum/job. To learn more about the museum, please visit: http://www.ighm.org/.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 04/24/2017

Junior Accountant

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

Controller

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

Collections

Curatorial Assistant

Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Williamstown, MA
The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute seeks an energetic and organized individual to serve as a curatorial assistant. The Clark, an art museum and center for research and graduate study, is located in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts. The Curatorial Assistant reports to the Senior Curator and works closely with the curatorial team on developing, organizing, and implementing the Clark’s ambitious program of special exhibitions; performs curatorial functions for upcoming exhibitions including research, label writing and conceptualizing installation design; research new acquisitions and incoming loans. Assists with departmental administration. There may be opportunities to travel in the U.S. and Europe. The position is intended to serve as preparation for advanced careers in museum curatorial departments or for graduate study. The ideal candidate will have an M.A. in art history and a reading knowledge of French, Italian, and/or German. This is a one-year position, potentially renewable for a second year. Individuals interested in applying should submit a cover letter, salary requirements, resume, and the names of three references via email to HumanResources@clarkart.edu, fax to 413-458-2582, or mail to: Human Resources Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute 225 South Street Williamstown, MA 01267 For more information, please refer to our website at www.clarkart.edu/hr
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Contract
Posted on: 06/23/2017

Curatorial Assistant for American Art

Worcester Art Museum Worcester, MA
The Worcester Art Museum seeks a skilled Curatorial Assistant to participate in programming related to the Museum’s American collection, which ranges from Colonial and Federal painting and decorative arts through mid twentieth-century photography and prints. This is a three-year, full-time position supported by the Henry Luce Foundation. Guided by the Museum’s global perspective, vision statement, and strategic plan, the incumbent will contribute to the development and execution of exhibitions, publications, and programs meant to increase WAM’s audiences for American art and to create meaningful connections across departments and media. Forthcoming projects include collections-based exhibitions related to three areas of the Museum’s American holdings: the stained glass of John La Farge and Louis Comfort Tiffany; painting and sculpture of antebellum America; and works on paper from the colonial period through the early twentieth century. Under the direction of the Assistant Curator of American Art, the Curatorial Assistant will undertake tasks related to these aspects of the collection, including object research; coordination with the Registrars’ department in the care and display of objects; and collaboration with Audience Engagement on didactics, promotional materials, and public programming. Complete details can be found here, http://www.worcesterart.org/information/Jobs/curatorial.html
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: $17.91 to $21.05
Posted on: 06/22/2017

Registrar

Bruce Museum Greenwich, CT
Bruce Museum (www.brucemuseum.org) seeks FT Registrar to be responsible for ensuring the proper care, handling, storage (on- and off-site), security, environment, packing, shipping, and insurance of all permanent collection and temporary (loan) objects. Record keeping role includes location records, records of receipt, letters of acceptance/refusal, accession/deaccession files, certificates of insurance, incoming/outgoing loans, condition reports for objects, exhibition contracts, temporary custody receipts, other documents and information related to collection objects. Maintains Museum exhibition files, ISBN information, publication rights, image archives of collection items, preparation of packing, shipping and insurance budgets for exhibitions. Registrar processes photographic rights and reproduction agreements for and inquiries about the permanent collection. Review/update the Museum’s facility report and Collection Management Policy. Oversees collections management database-Re:Discovery Requirements: Extensive knowledge of museum/collection techniques relevant to storage, conservation, handling, materials, record development, management, ethics, maintenance. Excellent verbal, written skills, meticulous, well-organized, collegial, flexible, diplomatic. Able to manage time and multiple priorities. Bachelor’s Degree in Art History and a Masters in a discipline related to museum studies, arts management and/or museum collections. Three to five years previous experience with evidence of responsibility in collections care, knowledge of current museum standards and practices. Additional years and a demonstrated track record may be acceptable alternatives to a higher degree. Apply with cover letter and resume to registrar@brucemuseum.org, or Registrar Job, Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Drive, Greenwich CT 06830, fax 203.869.0963. No phone calls, please.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 06/20/2017

Collections Care Technician

The Preservation Society of Newport County Newport, RI
Category: Collections Position Title: Collections Care Technician Position Description: COLLECTIONS CARE TECHNICIAN (Full Time) Hours of work are Monday through Friday, 9- 5, but may require seasonal or temporary adjustment for specific projects. May require occasional travel, evening, weekend ,and holiday work. JOB SUMMARY: The Preservation Society of Newport County is currently looking for a full-time Collections Care Technician with experience in all aspects of art handling, conservation housekeeping and preventative conservation. The Preservation Society’s collection consists of 11 historic museum buildings (seven designated National Historic Landmarks) and 60,000+ collections objects dating from antiquity to the mid-20th century The Collections Care Technician is responsible for carrying out a wide variety of duties in connection with the correct handling, moving, installation and conservation cleaning of the collection, environmental monitoring and pest control, following best-practices at all times. REQUIREMENTS: • Undergraduate degree museum studies, fine arts, conservation, art history and previous experience in a collections care, preservations housekeeping, art handling, preventative conservation. • Excellent manual dexterity, experience in working with wood, metal and plastic, and a patient but efficient approach to completing tasks. • Familiarity with power wood woodworking machinery and hand tools is a plus. • Knowledge of documentation standards and practices and experience with documentation. For full job description refer to website http://www.newportmansions.org/about-us/employment/available-jobs. Send resume along with cover letter and professional references to humanrersources@newportmansions.org, humanresources@newportmansions.org or mail to The Preservation Society of Newport County, 424 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI 02840 Attention: Human Resources
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 06/15/2017

Collections Manager

Carpenter Museum Rehoboth, MA
The Rehoboth Antiquarian Society’s Carpenter Museum seeks a part-time Collections Manager (16-20 hours per week) to oversee and provide access to the Museum’s collection of artifacts and materials related to the town of Rehoboth, Massachusetts, founded in 1643. The Collections Manager will work collaboratively with the Museum Director to interpret the collections through physical exhibits and digital platforms. The Collections Manager will also supervise the work of interns and serve as the primary staff liaison to the Collections Committee. Successful candidates should have at minimum a B.A. in Museum Studies, History, or a related field, and a demonstrated understanding of best practices in collections management. M.A. in a related field and knowledge of PastPerfect database software preferred. Please email cover letter, resume, and a list of three references to director@rehobothantiquarian.org. For a more detailed job description, please visit: http://www.rehobothantiquarian.org/employment-opportunities/.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 06/14/2017

Registrar/Collections Manager

Florence Griswold Museum Old Lyme, CT
The Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, Connecticut, seeks a highly motivated Registrar to manage its collections of American paintings, works on paper, decorative arts, and archival materials. The Museum is located in coastal Connecticut on a historic site that was once the setting for the Lyme Art Colony. A regional museum of American art, FGM is a dynamic cultural destination combining art, history, and landscape with strong educational dimensions. Reporting to the Curator, the Registrar will help manage the Museum’s collections and help coordinate its exhibition program. Responsibilities include supervising storage, executing loans and insurance, maintaining the collections database, digital images, and all collection records, and assisting with the planning, production, and installation of exhibitions. Qualifications include a B.A. in art history, American studies, or related field, Master’s degree preferred; 2-3 years of museum experience; knowledge of best practices for museum registration; proficiency with collections management software; hands-on attention to detail; strong organizational skills, including the ability to supervise interns and volunteers and interact with the public; ability to assist physically with installations and to lift 35 pounds. Competitive salary and benefits. Please email cover letter, resume, and references to amy@flogris.org. No calls.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 06/09/2017

Collections Imaging Specialist

MIT Museum Cambridge, MA
MIT Museum seeks a part-time/temporary (16 - 20 hours per week) Collections Imaging Specialist to work alongside the current part-time imaging specialist with a mass digitization project from June 2017 through March 2018. The work involves handling and photography of large and rare prints and drawings related to three major collections in the Museum’s Hart Nautical Collection. Work to be supervised by the Curator of the Hart Nautical Collection. Requirements: Applicants should have experience or training in: the handling of rare and fragile paper-based materials; RAW workflow and photographic processing software including the Adobe Suite, Lightroom; photo stitching software desirable. Also: proficiency in the use of imaging hardware, particularly digital medium format and SLR camera, and knowledge of studio lighting equipment and techniques; strong eye for color, value, composition, visual accuracy, attention to detail and a high level of organization are essential; and familiarity working on a Mac. Must be comfortable standing for long periods of time, have stamina for physical work, and be able to lift 50 lbs. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required; graduates with a degree based in photographic technology studies are preferred. Demonstrated experience digitally reformatting archival and special collection materials or works; and in handling artifacts in a museum, gallery or special collections library setting. Please send letter of application and resume to Kurt Hasselbalch, Curator, Hart Nautical Collection, MIT Museum: kurt@mit.edu.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 06/07/2017

Assistant Curator

Heritage Museums & Garden Sandwich, MA
You won’t be sitting at a desk all day here! We are seeking an experienced assistant curator with a genuine desire for a wide variety of curatorial tasks including work with all aspects of exhibitions and collections care at the museum. Duties include: assisting with exhibit curation, writing exhibit materials, making object selections, coordinating loans and transportation, documentation and care of museum collections, and conducting research. Job Qualifications: Successful candidates will have subject matter expertise relating to American material culture and history, experience curating and installing dynamic exhibits, and a love for collections care. Experience with PastPerfect is a plus. Please enjoy people, have a sense of humor, a strong work ethic, and a desire to excel. Requirements: Master’s degree in museum studies (or similar), and great research and writing skills. This job requires the ability to lift and move objects weighing up to 30 pounds unassisted, the ability to push cars in the collection, a valid Massachusetts driver’s license and occasional overnight travel. Send cover letter and a resume to jmadden@heritagemuseums.org before June 30, 2017.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 06/01/2017

Assistant Curator & Academic Project Liaison

William Benton Museum of Art Storrs, CT
Assistant Curator & Academic Project Liaison (Fine Arts Assistant Curator) UCP 5 William Benton Museum of Art University of Connecticut, Storrs Under the Direction of the Executive Director, the Assistant Curator and Academic Project Liaison will assist in building and presenting the permanent collection, assist with exhibition planning and implementation, and serve as the link between Museum and the faculty/students at the University of Connecticut. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience; One or more years of related museum experience; Demonstrated writing skills; Proven ability to work effectively with a team in a collaborative environment. Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. (or ABD) in Art History or related field with an expertise in Contemporary Art; expertise in interdisciplinary approaches to art history or experience in interdisciplinary collaborations; more than two years’ experience as Curator or Curator/Art Historian combination in a museum context; experience working in a higher education setting; and knowledge in EmbARK registrarial software. This is a full-time, 12-month, position with excellent benefits. Please apply online at www.jobs.uconn.edu, Staff Positions to submit a letter of application, resume, and three professional references. Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2017518) All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp. The University of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. Employment type: Full time
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 05/30/2017

Director of Historic Preservation

Historic Deerfield, Inc. Deerfield, MA
HISTORIC DEERFIELD, a non-profit museum of American history and art in western Massachusetts, seeks Director of Historic Preservation to oversee the repair, restoration, and research of our 55 antique structures. Required: M.S. in Historic Preservation, 5 years minimum in preservation with emphasis on pre-1860 construction, hands-on restoration/construction practices, with public-speaking and writing experience preferred. Benefits: TIAA-CREF retirement plan to those qualified with health package. Review the full job description at http://www.historic-deerfield.org/about-us and send a letter of interest with CV to Betsy McKee at bmckee@historic-deerfield.org. AA/EOE
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 05/18/2017

Collections Manager

Lynn Museum/LynnArts Lynn, MA
The Lynn Museum/LynnArts organization seeks a part-time Collections Manager who will be responsible for the oversight and preservation of the Museum’s extensive collection of artifacts related to the history of the city of Lynn, Massachusetts and the surrounding area according to the Collections Policy established by the Lynn Museum/LynnArts Board of Trustees. The Collections Manager will oversee the work of interns and be the primary staff liaison to the Collections Committee of the Lynn Museum/LynnArts Board of Trustees and the Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum. The Collections Specialist reports to the Executive Director. Successful candidates should have at minimum a Bachelors degree in Museum Studies, Art, History, Anthropology or a related field. Masters degree highly desirable along with demonstrated knowledge of PastPerfect database software. This is a part-time, hourly position (20 hours per week). Please submit a cover letter, resume, and the names of three professional references. Applications will be processed on an ongoing basis until a successful candidate is identified. Lynn Museum/LynnArts c/o Drew Russo, Executive Director 590 Washington Street Lynn, MA 01901 Or by email to: drew@lynnmuseum.org with "Collections Manager" in the subject line. No phone calls please.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $15-17 per hour
Posted on: 05/01/2017

Registrar

New Milford Historical Society Museum New Milford, CT
We are seeking an experienced, part-time registrar to begin work immediately (16 hours including Saturday and attendance at monthly board of trustee meetings). Under the direction of the curator, the registrar will be responsible for managing and maintaining object records (both paper and digital) in the museum’s collection. This includes basic cataloguing, data entry in the collections management database (PastPerfect), creation of digital images, and creation and execution of gift forms and temporary loan forms (for temporary exhibits). This is a hands-on position in a collaborative work environment. Additional responsibilities include: routine museum and general office duties, providing tours to the public, research requests, and assistance with exhibit installations. Ideal candidate would have two years of prior museum experience and a thorough knowledge of current registration principals and practice and collection care. Other requirements include: good interpersonal skills, strong organizational skills, and excellent written and oral communication skills. Being able to work as a team player and with volunteers and board members is a must! Experience working with a collection management database (PastPerfect) and MS Office Suite is also required. Knowledge of local history would be a plus. Candidates must have a BS in history, art history or museum studies, or relevant combination of education and experience. To apply: please e-mail cover letter, 3 references and resume to nmhistorical@gmail.com with Registrar Position in the subject line or send to PO Box 359, New Milford, CT 06776.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 05/01/2017

THE CRAIG W. C. BROWN CURATOR

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

Development and Marketing

Director of Development

Strawbery Banke Museum Portsmouth, NH
Strawbery Banke Museum, in the heart of historic downtown Portsmouth, NH, is an authentic 10-acre outdoor history museum dedicated to bringing 300+ years of American history in the same waterfront neighborhood to life. In partnership with the President & CEO, the Director of Development will spearhead development efforts to support the Museum’s mission and vision. Primary efforts will be focused on revenue growth through individual major and planned giving, extended development of corporate partnerships, increased grant activity, membership retention and expansion, and achieving greater revenue from special events. For full description and to apply, see http://www.strawberybanke.org/people/employment.cfm.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 06/20/2017

Development Department Assistant

Bruce Museum Greenwich, CT
Bruce Museum (www.brucemuseum.org) seeks a FT staff member to support the administrative functions of the Development Department, reporting to the Development Manager. Responsibilities: Enter all donations into database and acknowledge same in a timely manner; prepare letters; maintain filing system; organize mailings; produce weekly reports; assist all department staff; work events, benefits, openings; assist with Annual Report; organize Development Committee meetings and prepare meeting minutes; staff Museum admissions desk as needed. Work weekends and evenings as needed. Requirements: high level of computer skills for data entry, mail merge, list management and invitation design. Software: Altru, Raiser’s Edge experience preferred, Windows, Excel, Social Tables. Excellent attention to detail; organized, with ability to prioritize many tasks. Written and verbal skills. BA required To apply: resume and cover letter to: development@brucemuseum.org; fax (203) 869-0963; mail: Development Ad; Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Drive, Greenwich CT 06830. No phone calls, please.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 06/14/2017

Sr. Director, Advancement Operations

Museum of Science Boston, MA
Reporting to the Senior Vice President, Advancement, and working closely with senior Division leaders, the Senior Director of Advancement Operations (SDAO) will guide an already-successful fundraising operation through a period of evolution, utilizing continuous quality improvement built on client feedback and deploying business tools and resources to serve the needs of strategic partners. They will lead a team of staff, manage a departmental operating budget of $6 million, and work cross-functionally with the department's senior management team to define, scope, analyze, and resolve strategic business challenges while providing leadership to key operating units and playing an active role in achieving the department's ambitious fundraising goals on behalf of the Museum of Science (MoS). As a member of the Advancement division's senior management team and select high-level Museum committees, the Senior Director will play a key role in achieving fundraising goals, managing high-level internal and external relationships, improving division efficiencies, and growing a culture of philanthropy throughout the organization and its constituencies. To Apply, please visit: https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/586295-29458.html
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 06/14/2017

Group Sales Representative

Connecticut Science Center Hartford, CT
The Connecticut Science Center is seeking a Group Sales Representative to sell group ticket to schools field trip groups, youth groups, and adults. This highly organized and self-motivated individual will also contribute to the overall financial and attendance goals of the Connecticut Science Center, and drive results. The Group Sales Representative may represent the Science Center at community events both onsite and offsite. This position interacts with the general public, various internal departments and works closely with the Group Sales Account Manager. For detailed job description and instructions on how to apply, please visit https://ctsciencecenter.org/about/employment/
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 06/09/2017

Philanthropy Coordinator

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center Mystic , CT
For 70 years the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center (DPNC) has provided visitors and the greater Mystic community the opportunity to experience nature first hand, whether it be on the 10 miles of trails on land owned by the Denison Homestead and Avalonia Land Conservancy, in our natural history museum, our Nature Store, or as part of one of our many programs. The creation of the Coogan Farm Nature and Heritage Center in 2013 has added additional layers of education, history, and ecology to our offerings. We are seeking a dynamic and skilled Philanthropy Coordinator to work under the direction of the Executive Director and in close collaboration with staff to plan and implement the DPNC development program. This full-time senior position holds overall responsibility for the organization’s fundraising programs -annual appeals, direct mail, government, corporate and foundation support as well as sponsorships and major gifts. To apply please email cover letter and resume to the Executive Director, Maggie Jones at mjones@dpnc.org. http://dpnc.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Philanthropy-Coordinator-June-2017.pdf
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 06/07/2017

Development Associate

Concord Museum Concord, MA
The Concord Museum seeks a full-time Development Associate who will be a vital member of the Museum’s development team. Reporting to the Director of Development, the Development Associate will support all Museum fundraising activities, with a focus on database and gift management, membership, prospect research, and events. The Concord Museum is in the midst of a major building project and capital campaign to engage new and broader audiences with Concord’s history and the extensive collections of the Museum. The Development Associate will join the Museum at this exciting time and work closely with other staff members to increase member programming and engagement. The ideal candidate will be a flexible multi-tasker who thrives in a fast-paced team environment and can represent the Museum well with a variety of constituents. Principal Responsibilities will include: Supporting major fundraising activities of the Museum; Providing key administrative support for the Development Department; Coordinating special events. Qualifications include: Bachelor's Degree; Excellent computer skills and experience with fundraising databases; -Willingness to work weekends and evenings, as required. For a full job listing, including qualifications and application information, please visit our website at: http://www.concordmuseum.org/employment-opportunities.php
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: This is a salaried position with benefits
Posted on: 05/26/2017

Survery Administrator

Connecticut Science Center Hartford, CT
The Connecticut Science Center has an immediate opening for an enthusiastic, energetic and detail-oriented individual who will participate in an exciting project that will help the Science Center understand its visitors and their experiences while on site. Warmly greeting visitors who are leaving the Science Center and asking them to take a brief survey, to guide them through the survey as necessary, and then collecting the surveys from them as they leave. The Survey Administrator also will be responsible for entering written data on the completed surveys into the survey software program. The Survey Administrator may also help with other marketing related tasks and membership processing. For detailed job description and instructions on how to apply, please visit https://ctsciencecenter.org/about/employment/ EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part-Time Temporary June thru October 2017
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 05/15/2017

Corporate Relations & Events Manager

Mystic Museum of Art Mystic, CT
Mystic Museum of Art seeks a part-time permanent Corporate Relations and Events Manager to build long-term institutional support for the organization. Reporting to the Deputy Director, the CRE Manager is responsible for planning and execution of a corporate partnership program supporting exhibitions and events. This position also manages all aspects of public and private events including Mystic Museum of Art events and facility rentals. The successful candidate will be highly organized, patient, and able to work independently to build relationships with individuals, companies, and community groups. Experience developing client and/or donor relationships in a corporate and/or non-profit setting is essential; event planning experience desired. The schedule of approximately 32 hours weekly includes some weekends and nights. Interested parties should send a cover letter, resume and at least three references by June 2 to: Dawn Salerno, Deputy Director, Mystic Museum of Art, 9 Water Street, Mystic, CT 06355; or dsalerno@mysticmuseumofart.org/. www.mysticmuseumofart.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $18-$21/hour non-exempt
Posted on: 05/15/2017

Director of Marketing & Communications

ArtsBoston Boston, MA
ArtsBoston is seeking a highly creative, accomplished, and energetic marketing professional to leverage our recent successes and to develop new business opportunities and partnerships in support of the organization’s mission and in service to our members. The Director’s job is to tell the story of ArtsBoston to generate positive, top-of-mind awareness of ArtsBoston’s mission and services among consumers and key stakeholders while maximizing revenue through our programs. The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker who understands the important role that arts and culture plays in making Greater Boston a unique and exciting place, and is passionate about helping us to better tell the stories of our impact. S/he will be a collaborative leader internally and externally with the ability to build strong, mutually beneficial relationships with a broad and diverse constituency. The new Director must have demonstrated success developing and sustaining revenue-generating partnerships, driving e-commerce sales, and implementing marketing strategies. Minimum seven years of experience in marketing, communication, and sales in arts, culture, and entertainment. This position is full-time, Monday through Friday. Occasional weekend and evening hours will be required. Salary is commensurate with experience. ArtsBoston offers comprehensive benefits including health, dental, and life insurance plans, a healthcare flexible spending account (FSA), and a 401(k) retirement savings plan. Visit http://artsboston.org/careers/ for full job description. Please send cover letter and resume to jobs@artsboston.org. In the cover letter, please be specific about why you are interested in this senior position and what online consumer sales and marketing experience you could bring to ArtsBoston. No phone calls, please.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience.
Posted on: 05/10/2017

Marketing and Community Relations Coordinator

EcoTarium Worcester, MA
The EcoTarium, A Museum of Science & Nature seeks qualified candidate to work as a Coordinator in Marketing and Community Relations. The Marketing and Community Relations Coordinator is responsible for maintaining the EcoTarium’s online presence as well as the coordination and implementation of community-related outreach and events. Working with the Manager of Marketing and Communications, the Marketing and Community Relations Coordinator assists in increasing the visibility and stature of the EcoTarium while supporting long-range attendance and revenue goals through frequent, targeted community outreach (both in-person and online). In addition, this position is responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating community events and promotional activities to further help promote the museums offerings and drive attendance. This position has regular interaction with all departments in the museum. For detailed job description and instructions on how to apply, please visit www.ecotarium.org/jobs
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 05/08/2017

Membership Coordinator

deCordova Sculpture Park & Museum Lincoln, MA
Under the supervision of the Deputy Director for External Affairs, the Membership Coordinator is responsible for the management and implementation of deCordova’s Individual Membership program. The Membership Coordinator will formulate and implement new strategies to grow, retain and steward deCordova’s 1,800 member households towards the goal of building a solid base of future support for the Museum. As part of this role, responsibilities will also include, but are not limited to, implementing the Museum’s Membership campaigns and promotions, processing and acknowledging membership gifts, generating donor acknowledgment letters and cards, drafting and updating membership literature. This position requires additional evening, weekend, and early morning hours in support of department events and meetings. Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree and 1-3 years of related experience. Candidates must have excellent written and verbal communications skills, a high level of customer service skills and strong attention to detail. The ability to effectively interact with a wide variety of constituents and to work collegially with all levels and departments within the organization is also required. Candidates must also have strong technical proficiency with Microsoft Office products including Word and Excel and experience with Gmail and Google calendar. Experience utilizing Raiser’s Edge is preferred but not required. Interested individuals should send a cover letter and resume by May 31st to: hr@decordova.org. When applying by email, include “Membership Coordinator” in subject line of the email. Applications may be mailed to: deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Attn: Human Resources, 51 Sandy Pond Road, Lincoln, MA 01773. EOE M/F
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 05/03/2017

Development Events Associate

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art Hartford, CT
The Wadsworth has an immediate opening for a full-time Development Events Associate, responsible for the planning, coordination, and execution of the museum’s signature development events, including the annual Splendor Gala, monthly Wadsworth Salons, and the Wadsworth Atheneum Women’s Committee’s (WAWC) annual Festival of Trees and Traditions and Fine Art and Flowers. Collaborates with Director & CEO and Director of Development for other special opportunities for prospect and donor engagement. Creates and executes exhibition and membership events as needed. Responsible for management of the museum’s growing private rental event program. Works closely with Trustees, volunteers, and with other departments across the museum to support the museum’s fundraising goals. College degree or equivalent knowledge and experience and minimum of three (3) years of managing a gala with an auction and coordination of other special events, required. Superior organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment; strong computer skills required, experience using Tessitura or other development software preferred; strong math, written and oral communications skills; strong customer service skills, sense of humor and overall flexibility important. Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously; to meet deadlines and work with multiple managers and volunteer committees, and must be available for evening and weekend events as required. Interested candidates should send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to: Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Attn: HR Department, 600 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103; or HR@wadsworthatheneum.org. Deadline: Position will be posted until filled. The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 05/03/2017

Grants Manager

The Discovery Museums Acton, MA
Now in its 35th year, The Discovery Museums’ mission is to inspire enduring curiosity and love of learning in children and families through interactive discovery, hands-on inquiry, and scientific investigation. The Grants Manager is responsible for independent management of all aspects of the grants process to support achievement of the museum’s stated fundraising goals: from identification of suitable, prospective funders to research, proposal development and construction, crafting proposal narrative, and oversight of grant funder stewardship and reporting requirements. This position reports to the Chief Development Officer as part of the collegial and collaborative Development team, but collaborates closely with the Museum’s senior managers and both internal and external subject matter experts. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, 2-4 years of Development or related experience, demonstrated strength in project management and managing multiple priorities, and proven excellence in content development and written communications. The Discovery Museums are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Please send resume and cover letter to Marie Beam, Chief Development Officer, The Discovery Museums, at mbeam@discoverymuseums.org. No phone calls, please. For a complete position description, please visit http://bit.ly/tdmgrants. More about The Discovery Museums at www.discoverymuseums.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 05/02/2017

Individual Giving Manager

Lynn Museum/LynnArts Lynn, MA
The Lynn Museum/LynnArts organization seeks a mission-driven, highly energetic development professional that will work to significantly increase its fundraising capacity with a focus on the identification and cultivation of new individual donors. The Individual Giving Manager will have primary responsibility for leading the organization's annual giving efforts, setting strategy and executing fundraising plans for sustaining and growing the number of annual donors, the size of individual donations, and converting annual donors to major donors. The Individual Giving Manager will support the Major Giving efforts of the Executive Director and Board of Trustees. Bachelors Degree and 2-4 years of development, or otherwise relevant, experience required. Knowledge of museums, arts centers, and the arts philanthropic community highly preferred. Apply with cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Lynn Museum/LynnArts, 590 Washington St, Lynn, MA 01901, c/o Drew Russo, Executive Director or send electronically to drew@lynnmuseum.org with "Individual Giving Manager" in the subject line. To learn more about us, visit www.lynnmuseum.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: $40,000-$50,000
Posted on: 04/27/2017

Head of Marketing

Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum Ridgefield, CT
The Head of Marketing works closely with the Director of Public Programs, Exhibitions Director, Senior Development Officer and Head of Strategic Partnerships to set the marketing framework for key areas of outreach and cultivation, including exhibitions, public programs, membership and events. Responsibilities include: manage development and production of institutional marketing materials; maintain consistency of key messaging and positioning for institution across all promotional materials, advertising, and on-line outreach; supervise the Graphic Designer, Social Media and Press Coordinator and Website Content Facilitator to maintain consistency of visual identity of the Museum and its brand across all platforms; regularly assess the effectiveness of marketing strategies and recommend innovative tactics/methods for effective audience development and communication; create annual advertising strategies and budgets; cultivate, develop, and maintain media partnerships; manage all advertising content; participate in regular meetings to identify marketing needs across the organization and ensure accurate and timely release of materials; manage/support membership marketing efforts; work with Visitor Services and Development to devise strategies and platforms to promote membership sales, and market member events and programs; oversee digital marketing consultants; pull targeted lists on Raiser’s Edge for email and direct mail materials; manage all aspects of the marketing of the annual Gala Benefit and other fundraising events in Connecticut and New York City including e-blasts and event program. Qualifications include 5 to 10 years of marketing and management experience in the arts. Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge a plus. Please send a cover letter and resume to: jobs@aldrichart.org, with the subject line “Website Content Facilitator.” Qualified candidates will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 04/26/2017

Evaluation & Grants Associate

Boston Children's Museum Boston, MA
The Evaluation & Grants Associate plans and implements research and evaluation projects related to institutional initiatives. • Build internal evaluation capacity by training staff on evaluation practices • Collaborate with external evaluation consultants and advisors on select projects • Represent BCM’s research and evaluation work to external audiences • Improve research and evaluation policies and practices in the Museum by staying up-to-date on best practices • Coordinate with the Grants Manager to develop and write evaluation plans for grant proposals • Write project reports for internal use, as well as for reporting to funders and grantors • Assist Grants Manager with tracking grant cycles by organizing and maintaining grant timelines • Oversee and coordinate BCM’s research partnerships Qualifications: • 2 to 4 years of experience working as an evaluator/researcher in a museum, informal education, or non-profit setting • BA required; Master’s degree in museum studies, the social sciences, education, or child development preferred • Expertise and knowledge of research and evaluation practices within informal education settings • Expertise and knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research methods, and experience implementing mixed-methods study designs • Working knowledge of statistical methods frequently used in museum studies • Knowledge of issues related to diversity, inclusion, ethics and accessibility and how they relate to research and evaluation in education settings • Ability to take initiative and oversee projects independently • Excellent oral and written communication skills with peers; ability to build rapport with museum visitors • Fluency in a second language desirable. Full-time, benefits eligible position. To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to Jobs@bostonChildrensMuseum.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 04/25/2017

Annual Fund Coordinator

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

Website Content Facilitator

Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum Ridgefield, CT
Founded in 1964, The Aldrich is dedicated to fostering the work of pioneering artists whose ideas and interpretations of the world around us serve as a platform to encourage creative thinking. Website Content Facilitator reports to the Press and Social Media Coordinator and is responsible for formatting content for, regularly reviewing, updating, and maintaining the Museum’s newly redesigned website and online retail and ticketing platforms to ensure timely and accurate information is posted in a way to make the sites dynamic, accessible, and engaging. The Website Content Facilitator must have the ability to collaborate well and be comfortable working with a broad range of Museum personnel. Develop online outreach materials, including monthly e-news, dedicated program e-blasts, press e-blasts, event e-vites, annual appeals, etc. Archive and track all exhibition, program, event and institutional video/photography. Create and maintain an online exhibitions archive, including PDFs of Aldrich publications. Develop illustrated exhibitions checklists. Participate in regular meetings with external affairs, education, and exhibitions staff to identify e-communication and website needs. Other special projects as assigned by the Press and Social Media Coordinator, Graphic Designer, or Head of Marketing. Qualifications: Fluent in Photoshop (InDesign and Illustrator a plus), with a strong understanding of producing and optimizing media for the web. Effective written and verbal communication skills and excellent organizational and problem-solving skills required. Front and back end e-commerce experience a plus. Strong interest in the arts preferred. Cover letter and resume to jobs@aldrichart.org with subject line “Website Content Facilitator.” Qualified candidates will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 04/12/2017

Education

Interpretive Planner

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Boston, MA
The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston seeks a skilled, dynamic Interpretive Planner: a critical member of a cross-museum team helping to shape each visitor’s experience and engagement with works of art. Reporting to the Head of Interpretation in the Education department, the Interpretive Planner takes direct responsibility for the development and implementation of interpretive strategies and materials for the general visitor. S/he collaborates with curators to craft written wall text, object labels, gallery guides and brochures for adults; and plays a leading role in the development of content and format for in-gallery interpretive media. In addition, the Interpretive Planner participates in researching visitor responses to interpretive approaches, establishing learning outcomes for adult materials and approaches, and evaluating the effectiveness of those materials. Staying abreast of current theory and practice in the rapidly growing field of art museum interpretation, the Interpretive Planner will participate in conferences, workshops, meetings, committees, and professional groups, locally and nationally, as appropriate. Within the MFA’s Education department, s/he serves as an art historical resource, and will do some gallery teaching for both public and internal audiences as requested. More broadly, MFA Interpretation staff act as important content resources for departments across the Museum, as requested, and serve on intra-departmental and Museum-wide teams as needed. A complete listing of qualifications/requirements for this position can be found on our website at: http://www.mfa.org. For consideration, please submit your letter of interest and résumé to: resumes@mfa.org. You may also submit your materials via postal mail to: Human Resources Department, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 06/19/2017

Manager of Historic Sites

Connecticut Landmarks Hartford, CT
CT Landmarks is a state-wide network of eleven significant historic properties that span three centuries of New England history. Connecticut Landmarks “inspires interest and encourages learning about the American past by preserving selected historic properties, collections and stories and presenting programs that meaningfully engage the public and our communities”. Responsible for managing personnel, interpretation and community engagement at the Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden in Bethlehem; the Butler-McCook House & Garden & Isham-Terry House in Hartford; and the Phelps-Hatheway House & Garden in Suffield toward fulfillment of organizational strategic and site specific goals. Implement CTL’s organizational initiatives to convert site tours to dialogue-based experiences to improve the evaluation and understanding of the visitor experience. Fulfillment of CTL’s strategic plan, including the development and growth of site-based earned and contributed revenue - and the organizational change that it requires. Administering and growing school youth programs at CTL’s Hartford properties and for serving as a resource for CTL’s youth programs statewide. Prepare and manage site program and operating budgets, proposals for managing and reporting on complex grant-funded projects. Managing program and project evaluation, monitoring and for administering pre-and post-tests and surveys to understand participant interest and program effectiveness. MA in Museum Education, Museum Studies or related field required. Proven leader with 5-10 years of experience in museum staff management; historic site interpretation; program and site-based earned and contributed revenue development; and successful museum education program development, planning, implementation and teaching. To apply: send a cover letter and resume to kerri.zongol@ctlandmarks.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 06/14/2017

Education and Programs Manager

Schenectady County Historical Society Schenectady, NY
The Schenectady County Historical Society seeks a creative and action-oriented Education & Programs Manager to lead educational programming at the Schenectady History Museum, the Mabee Farm Historic Site, and throughout the Schenectady community. This is a full-time position with benefits. The Education & Programs Manager is responsible for developing and strengthening a forward-thinking roster of public programs for learners of all ages that provoke thought and encourage engagement. A significant aspect of this role is building new relationships in the community and launching initiatives that will bring SCHS resources into classrooms and afterschool programs throughout Schenectady County. The Education & Programs Manager actively recruits, trains and supervises volunteers, and fosters an inclusive and collaborative atmosphere. This position reports to the Executive Director while working closely with SCHS staff and committees, and assists where needed across SCHS sites and project. The incumbent will split his/her time between SCHS sites as needed and directed, and will conduct regular outreach programs off-site; flexibility is essential. Full duties and description are at http://bit.ly/2scBKAR
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 06/07/2017

Curriculum Developer (temporary)

Lippitt House Museum Providence, RI
Lippitt House Museum in Providence, RI is accepting applications for a contract curriculum developer for a grant-funded project. The curriculum developer will create lesson plans for a new program that partners with Providence Public Library adult ELL classes to teach English through museum visits. The contract length will be approximately 16 weeks and conclude October 2017 with the submission of deliverables. The total stipend is $2,240. The successful candidate will have experience developing curriculum, ideally for museums, libraries, and/or ELL populations. To be considered for this position, please send a cover letter, CV, and curriculum writing sample to jobs@preserveri.org by 16 June.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
SALARY RANGE: $2240
Posted on: 06/02/2017

Director of Education & Audience Engagement

Tower Hill Botanic Garden Boylston, MA
The Director is responsible for the continued growth, enhancement, and implementation of THBG’s educational programs and for developing an audience-focused culture. The Director will join a dynamic, collaborative senior-leadership team, who ensures that programs provide opportunities for active audience engagement that relate to the Garden’s mission and fulfill its role of providing an unparalleled cultural and educational experience to a diverse and ever-expanding community. Responsibilities include Adult Education; Youth, School, and Family Programs; Volunteers; Guided Tours; the Tower Hill Library; Special Events, including concerts, exhibitions, festivals, and plant and flower shows; Audience Engagement including outreach; audience research and evaluation; print and digital communications; Implementing non-living collections policy; Supervising six-seven full-time equivalent employees; In house and outsourced services related to marketing and communications; Serves on THBG’s senior leadership team, including participating in long range planning and expansion. Embraces THBG’s commitment to excellence in guest services, willingly and eagerly integrating the work of the Education and Audience Engagement Department with the efforts of all other departments; Establishes relationships with allied organizations and individuals, regionally and nationally. Determines annual budget needs, authorizes budget expenditures, and together with department managers manages operating budget for Education and Audience Engagement department. Supports fundraising efforts by speaking with potential donors; providing information to support the development grants, events, or other duties as required by the Advancement Department. Trains, supervises, nurtures, encourages, assesses, and counsels paid and volunteer staff. Please send cover letter and resume to Ali Kane at akane@towerhillbg.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 05/19/2017

Assistant Museum Educator

Mead Art Museum, Amherst College Amherst, MA
The Assistant Museum Educator expands Amherst College students' engagement with the Mead and the arts through creative leadership of Team Mead (the museum's student education group) and mentoring of Mead student employees and interns, offering in-depth exposure to the range of careers in museums and the arts. Key Responsibilities Student Engagement * Designs the museum's student program (Team Mead) by organizing collection training sessions and enrichment activities for the college students who serve as the Mead's art gallery ambassadors during the academic year. Encourages Amherst and Five College students to participate in the creative arts and to explore multiple avenues of involvement. * Coordinates the eight-week summer internship program for 3-6 Amherst College students that introduces participants to a variety of career opportunities in the arts and includes site visits across New England. * Organizes annual three-day first-year orientation program (LEAP) for 35 incoming Amherst students. QUALIFICATIONS Required * Bachelor's Degree * 1 year of experience in the design and implementation of museum programs * Experience with programs and learning opportunities that promote student engagement with museums * Excellent written and verbal communication skills * Experience with Microsoft Office or equivalent Preferred * Master's Degree in Art History or related field * Experience with Photoshop and design software Amherst College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, persons of color, and persons with disabilities to apply. The College is committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff. Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/5mdzwdwmmfxr9x5g PI97842861
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 05/19/2017

Curator of Education

Fairfield University Art Museum Fairfield, CT
FUAM is seeking a full-time Museum Educator/Academic Coordinator to spearhead and oversee education initiatives within the university as well as for demographically diverse audiences from the surrounding geographic community. In consultation with the Director/Chief Curator and the Assistant Director and Collections Manager, the Curator of Education will be responsible for the conception, development, implementation, oversight and management of education programs and audience engagement platforms catering to K-12 students, teachers, and adult learners in surrounding Fairfield County, including Fairfield, Bridgeport, and Westport. Within the University the Curator of Education will be the liaison to academic departments across campus and will work with faculty to encourage, formulate, facilitate and advance curricular connections between the museum's exhibitions and permanent collection and the university's pedagogical and cultural offerings. Piloting innovative, stimulating, and culturally enriching initiatives for both internal and external stakeholders in accordance with best practices, and harnessing effective new visual learning, teaching, and interpretative strategies developed by peer institutions are an essential component of this position. Please submit a resume, cover letter, and employment application at: https://fairfield.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=83230
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 05/15/2017

Arts Educator

Boston Children's Museum Boston, MA
The Arts Educator/Gallery Curator is part of the STEAM team, contributing their expertise in Visual Arts and Art Education. The Educator will oversee programming in the Art Studio and Maker Space, and exhibit-based arts programming throughout the Museum. The Educator will manage and curate the Museum’s Gallery. BCM Educators are responsible for developing and delivering quality, engaging, meaningful and enjoyable programs for all visitors. Applicants should have strong experience working with young children, an understanding of informal educational settings, a good sense of interesting voices in the vibrant Boston arts community, and a proven record of networking and working with artists and makers. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS, preferably Masters, in Arts Education (or degree in related field plus commensurate experience) • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in museum education (or classroom teaching plus demonstrated understanding of community/informal educational settings.) • Strong Visual Arts skills and ability to work with a variety of media and materials (portfolio required) • Experience with Arts education with young children (0-7) • Ability to network and forge collaborations with artists and makers • Excellent written and oral communication skills. Comfortable presenting to large groups • Experience with community art and culturally responsive art projects • Bilingual or fluency in Spanish, Chinese, or other language spoken by new Bostonians is desirable • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability work well with multicultural, intergenerational audiences, in an energetic, friendly, outgoing, and professional manner • Excellent organizational and computer skills. HOURS: 35 hours/week, includes 1 weekend day. To Apply: Submit cover letter and resume to Jobs@BostonChildrensMuseum.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 05/08/2017

Director of Education and Public Programs

Concord Museum Concord, MA
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Education and Public Programs at the Concord Museum is responsible for developing, implementing, managing, and evaluating the Museum’s educational programming, which enhances understanding of Concord's history and the relevance of the Museum's collections for audiences of all ages. The Director of Education and Public Programs shapes the strategic direction for the Department and serves as a member of the Museum’s senior management team. The Concord Museum is in the midst of a major building project, including the construction of a new Education Center, Museum renovations, and campus improvements to engage new and broader audiences with Concord’s history and the extensive collections of the Concord Museum. The Director of Education and Public Programs will shape the direction of exciting new close-looking learning experiences in the History Learning Center, increased public programming and community engagement, and a dynamic new visitor experience. The Director of Education and Public Programs is responsible for public programs, interpretation, school programs, group tours, and visitor services. The position also serves on the Museum’s Exhibition Team, which includes the Executive Director, Curator, Manager of Exhibitions and Design, and Collections Manager. The position oversees over 35 full and part time staff, educators, and interpreters. For more details, including the full job posting and how to apply, please visit our website at: http://www.concordmuseum.org/employment-opportunities.php
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: Salary is commensurate with experience.
Posted on: 05/01/2017

Specialist, Japanese House & Cultural Programs

Boston Children's Museum Boston, MA
The Japanese House and Cultural Programs Specialist works under the guidance and mentorship of designated educators supporting exhibit-based programs in the Museum’s cultural exhibits, including: the Japanese House and Japanese House Gallery, Boston Black, The Common, periodic traveling exhibits (often in the Global Gallery) and other spaces inside and outside the Museum where cultural programs occur. The Specialist is primarily engaged in directly working with the public, mostly in program delivery, program support, prototyping, and other public facing work. Approximately 5 hours a week is dedicated to training, program preparation meetings, and supporting new program development. This position places an emphasis on Japan program delivery and exhibit upkeep, while also supporting the work of the cultural educators. QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma required; college degree/experience preferred • Minimum 1 year experience working in the field of Japan Studies, East Asian Studies, or Cultural Studies strongly preferred • Experience working with young children and their families in recreational settings, afterschool programs or classrooms • Ability to interact positively with diverse staff and visitors • Ability to react positively to a rapidly changing environment and make good decisions under pressure • Experience in customer service in a public or retail setting helpful • Experience in education, family learning, or informal education helpful • Fluency in multiple languages a plus, especially Japanese • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite and online document sharing sites (e.g. Google Docs, Drop Box) a plus • Proficiency or interest in social media a plus. Full-time, benefits eligible position. To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to Jobs@BostonChildrensMuseum.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: $12/hour
Posted on: 04/25/2017

MuseumCorps Educator

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

Exhibits

Electo-Mechanical Technician

Museum of Science, Boston Boston, MA
The Exhibit Maintenance Technician is responsible for the maintenance, repair and installation of exhibits and exhibit components throughout the museum utilizing skills in mechanical, electro-mechanical, woodworking areas. Perform daily rounds of exhibit areas and exhibit components to ensure they are working properly and provide on the spot repairs when damage is found and report all existing or potential problems. Assists senior technicians with development and production of technical components within exhibits. Assist other technicians in the performance of their duties, including inspection rounds, exhibit installations, lighting and other tasks as needed. For more information and to apply, please visit: https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/585928-29458.html
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 06/20/2017

Exhibitions and Collections Manager

Schenectady County Historical Society Schenectady, NY
The Schenectady County Historical Society seeks a forward-thinking Exhibitions & Collections Manager to create exhibitions that engage the broad Schenectady community and to manage SCHS collections at the Schenectady History Museum and the Mabee Farm Historic Site. This is a full-time position with benefits. The Exhibitions & Collections Manager is responsible for developing innovative history and art exhibitions that feature dynamic storytelling, clean design, and creative use of artifacts. The Exhibitions & Collections Manager also oversees cataloguing, inventorying, and storage of SCHS’ 10,000+ artifacts. This position takes the lead on the annual SCHS Arts & Crafts Festival and the Festival of Trees, is responsible for wedding and event site rentals, and assists where needed across SCHS sites and projects, including representing SCHS at community and outreach events. This position reports to the Executive Director, and works closely with SCHS staff and committees. The incumbent will split his/her time between SCHS sites as needed and directed; flexibility is essential. Please find the full description, duties, and how to apply at http://bit.ly/2s0byd3
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 06/07/2017

Exhibition and Program Manager

Williams College Williamstown, MA
Exhibition and Program Manager Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA) The Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA), one of the leading college art museums in the country, is seeking an organized and creative Exhibition and Program Manager to oversee budgeting, logistics, and implementation of exhibitions, publications, and programs. Primary Responsibilities: • Maintain calendar, coordinating with curators, registrars, communications, and preparators • Develop and track project budgets and expenses and prepare invoice payment authorizations for related fees • Draft exhibition and artist contracts in collaboration with College Counsel • Oversee development of exhibition-related texts, working with curators, copy editors, and outside vendors • Schedule travel, visa, and reimbursements for visiting artists and contract curators Qualifications: • Bachelor's degree required • Minimum of five years exhibition or project management experience in a museum, gallery, or arts organization • A record of successful experience in the management of exhibitions and programming, from inception to de-installation • Experience liaising with curators, designers, registrars, printers, artists, galleries and counterparts at other institutions • Strong oral and written, project management, and budgeting skills are essential For the detailed job posting and/or to apply for this position, please visit http://staff-careers.williams.edu. PI98051704 Posted on: 06/05/2017

Museum Programs Admin. Asst. (temp., part-time)

MIT Museum Cambridge, MA
The MIT Museum seeks a part-time temporary (20 hrs./wk.) administrative assistant to perform a number of duties for the Education & Public Programs team. Primary responsibilities will involve booking school workshop sessions, contacting and confirming instructors for each, reserving teaching spaces, ensuring correct invoicing and payments, and appropriately communicating with clients in a friendly and professional manner. Additional responsibilities will include data entry, placing and processing catering orders for meetings and public programs, maintaining contact lists and programs databases, communicating with individuals and groups at MIT and within the greater Boston community about Museum programs, and administrative support for the Programs team. The successful candidate will have at least two years administrative, secretarial, office, or related experience; strong customer service orientation; excellent organizational, time management, communication, customer service, problem solving, and interpersonal skills; proficiency with Word and Excel; ability to work both independently with limited supervision and as part of a team. Attention to detail is critical. A bachelor's degree and familiarity with MIT SAP and MIT accounting procedures preferred. 20 hours/week schedule, to be determined, may include occasional evening and weekend hours to provide program support. The person hired will be a NextSource employee with an MIT Museum assignment. Please send cover letter and resume to edsearch@mit.edu.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 05/25/2017

Curator of Social History

New Bedford Whaling Museum New Bedford, MA
The New Bedford Whaling Museum seeks a full time Curator of Social History to join the Museum’s highly dynamic curatorial department. Reporting to the Curator of Exhibitions and Collections, the position requires a breadth of knowledge in fields relevant to the permanent collections and New England social history, exceptional public speaking and writing skills and experience with exhibition design and installation. The Curator will support the Curator of Exhibitions through comprehensive research, exhibition design development and implementation, and publications. Duties and responsibilities include curating and installing exhibitions and conducting historical research related to upcoming exhibitions, publications, lectures, conferences, symposia, collection guides and interpretive public programs. The Curator will present gallery talks and public lectures on relevant exhibitions and aspects of the permanent collection and temporary exhibitions. Importantly, the Curator will work with the Development Office to develop support for programs and exhibitions, work with Library staff, and field and respond to inquiries from the public within areas of expertise. Qualifications include B.A. (M.A. preferred) in Material Culture, Decorative Arts, American Studies, Architectural History, Art History or other related field; Five years of curatorial experience in a museum or historic site is preferred; Five years of demonstrated experience originating and developing exhibitions with sound scholarship and broad community relevance and appeal is preferred. APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to Christina Connett, Curator of Exhibitions and Collections at cconnett@whalingmuseum.org. The employer is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 05/23/2017

Assistant Exhibit Tech

EcoTarium Worcester, MA
The EcoTarium, A Museum of Science and Nature, seeks an Assistant Exhibit Technician to work with our Exhibit Technician to help maintain exhibit components. The Assistant Technician will be primarily responsible for inspecting, cleaning, and conducting preventative maintenance on exhibit interactives. They will also assist the Exhibit Technician and Exhibit Builder with small repairs and installations of indoor and outdoor exhibits. Exhibits include AV and computer technologies as well as basic motors, filters, pumps, and other mechanical components. For a full job description and directions on how to apply, please visit http://www.ecotarium.org/jobs/assistant-exhibit-technician-1.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 05/23/2017

Director, Exhibit Content & Learning

Museum of Science Boston, MA
The Director, Exhibit Content and Learning oversees content and learning in one of the world’s leading science museums. This person works closely with the Vice President of Exhibit Development and Conservation and other education-related departments to set a strategy that ensures that the Museum’s exhibit halls (including exhibits and in-gallery programming) excite, empower and engage ALL visitors to be the thinkers and innovators needed to shape our future. This person develops and implements innovative exhibit-based learning experiences that keep the Museum at the forefront of the science museum field by ensuring that these experiences accurately reflect STEM content, focus on a clear set of goals, incorporate educational research and evaluation as part of the development process, and adhere to best practices in universal and equitable design. They also cultivate and develop a world class team that is kept abreast of changes and developments in the field of STEM learning, while also ensuring that all work is completed on-time, on-budget and supports stated goals. At times, the Director, Exhibit Content and Learning will develop and foster external partnerships and collaborations that expand the Museum’s capabilities and allow for the design of new kinds of learning experiences that were not previously possible. For more information and to apply, please visit: https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/568838-29459.html
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 05/17/2017

Engagement Site Manager

The Trustees of Reservations Concord, MA
The Engagement Site Manager (ESM) leads the interpretation, programming, and operations at the Old Manse in Concord, Massachusetts, a property of the The Trustees of Reservations. The ESM will be reinvigorate the visitor experience at the Old Manse, grow visitation and program participation, sustain partnerships in the Concord community, and be accountable for the site’s revenue and expenses. The position requires innovative interpretive approaches to bring the history and beauty of Old Manse to life and to engage visitors in the preservation, conservation, and agricultural work of The Trustees. The ESM will supervise interpretive staff and serve as the main liaison to the community and to schools, local organizations, and other outreach partners. The ESM will be responsible for enhancing the visit experience by developing innovative tours and activities for visitors, expanding outreach to regional communities, designing and implementing public events and educational offerings, and much more. The ideal candidate will have energy and enthusiasm and be dedicated to providing every visitor a remarkable experience with The Old Manse and The Trustees. To learn more about the position and to apply, click the following link: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/index.php?/job/apply&clientkey=A116ACB81F47E0050535F1FC4DA6EE15&job=16207
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 05/11/2017

Administrative Associate, Exhibits & Programs

Boston Children's Museum Boston, MA
The Associate works individually and as a team member to facilitate the administrative functions, manage projects, and increase the effectiveness of the Senior Vice President and the division. Responsibilities include maintaining the SVP’s calendar, planning and executing business and project meetings, and providing support to the department. The Associate will coordinate a variety of projects involving communication between departments. The Associate proofreads and edits outgoing communication. Must anticipate the needs of a busy office, prioritize department work with SVP and interface with all departments. The Associate should enjoy the multi-tasking, energetic, and public facing nature of the museum environment. QUALIFICATIONS: • Bachelor’s Degree required • Minimum 2 years’ previous administrative experience in an office environment preferred • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment on multiple, varied projects and the flexibility to adapt to changing priorities • Project management experience; ability to move a project through different phases • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality • Proficiency in Outlook, Excel & PowerPoint; Access preferred • Professional communications & customer service skills: strong telephone presence and advanced writing/proofreading proficiency • Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented, and ability to follow through • Strong interpersonal skills and experience working with diverse populations • Meeting planning experience preferred • Strong research skills (academic, library, web). • Must be willing to periodically work outside of the regular schedule for Museum meetings and events • Interest and understanding of museum/informal education field, and/or museum operations experience a plus HOURS: Monday-Friday, 35 hours/week To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to Jobs@BostonChildrensMuseum.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 05/01/2017

Registrar-Manager

Joan B. Mirviss Ltd Gallery New York, NY
A leading dealer in Japanese art is looking for a full-time Gallery Registrar/ Gallery Manager who is responsible for maintaining the comprehensive digital database; managing and packing incoming and outgoing shipments, consignments, and loans both domestically and abroad; liaising in this regard, with shippers, museums, clients, and other galleries; responsible for all packing, transportation; managing exhibition and fair preparation and installation. This individual will assist the owner with all day-to-day operations of a busy gallery. Required Qualifications are as follows: The successful candidate must have previously held a similar position at a gallery/museum or in a related field for at least three years. Must hold a minimum of a bachelor’s degree Have excellent organizational skills, ability to multi-task and prioritize and capacity to meet deadlines Have serious experience and excellent skills with handling all aspects of installing, packing and shipping fragile works of art Be familiar with Mac computers and experience with database management, scanners, Photoshop, Indesign and digital cameras Always be willing to assist other staff members with various projects when needed with a helpful and cheerful demeanor This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday, with very occasional evening and weekends required for exhibitions and art fairs. Applicant must be available for an immediate start date. Salary commensurate with experience; very good benefits offered. To apply, please email a resume with a cover letter of interest to joan@mirviss.com. Please include your name and position title in the subject line. Please note only candidates of interest will be contacted. No phone calls or walk-ins please.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 04/26/2017

Facilities

Carpenter

Newport Restoration Foundation Newport, RI
The Newport Restoration Foundation is seeking full-time carpenter for historic preservation projects. Applicant must have at least 5 years’ experience and be prepared to multi-task between rough framing, finish carpentry, demolition, picking up materials and cleaning up. Applicant must have the ability to work efficiently on elevated surfaces such as ladders, staging, and roofs. Basic requirements: rough framing experience, finish carpentry experience, wood siding and roofing experience, tools for the trade, valid license and reliable transportation. Communication skills are crucial; applicant must be able to speak and take direction in English. Having a positive attitude is a key asset. Preferred: experience in historic preservation, timber frame construction, and millwork. The position is 40 hours a week; Monday thru Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm. Benefit package included. Equal opportunity employer. E-mail résumé and cover letter to maeve@newportrestoration.org or fill out an application at Newport Restoration Foundation, 51 Touro Street, Newport, RI 02840. The position is open until filled.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: BOE
Posted on: 06/22/2017

Assistant Operations and Security Officer

Hill-Stead Museum Farmington, CT
Hill-Stead Museum in Farmington, Connecticut, is accepting applications for an Assistant Operations and Security Officer. Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Assistant Operations and Security Officer is responsible for addressing routine maintenance services, monitoring operational/safety systems concerns, assisting with janitorial services and event setup, and ensuring onsite skilled trades people are adequately supported. Major duties of this position include: grounds maintenance; maintaining tools and equipment; completing basic building related repairs; preparing buildings and grounds for events and meetings; and performing daily security functions, such as supervising tours. High school diploma is required, as is the physical stamina and manual dexterity to help maintain and keep secure a 152-acre historic property. Candidate should be an adaptable team player with good interpersonal skills and the flexibility to work some evenings and weekends, as required by special events. Carpentry, mechanical and/or grounds maintenance experience is preferred. Interested individuals should request a full job description via email from Holly Maynard, Human Resources Manager, at maynardh@hillstead.org. Hill-Stead Museum follows federal and state laws and is an equal opportunity employer. The museum does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 06/07/2017

Facilities Operations Manager

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

Museum Store

No Museum Store positions are currently available.

Security

No Security positions are currently available.

Visitor Services

Assistant Director, Visitor Experience & Special Events

Yale University New Haven, CT
Reporting to the Director of Public Programs of the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, the Assistant Director will develop a visitor-centric strategy that successfully engages a full range of Museum constituents, from first-time visitors to top supporters with the objective of increasing visitation, affinity and philanthropic support for the museum. Assistant Director is responsible for initiating, managing, and developing special events both at the Museum and off-site venues, supporting development and donor-related activities, as well as educational programming; identifying operational solutions across all visitor services activities, verifying that staff, often the first point-of-contact for visitors, set a welcoming and positive tone; overseeing communication and marketing initiatives that emphasize both the scientific research and educational missions of the Museum; and managing the Museum’s retail operations. Directly supervises the Public Relations and Marketing Manager, the Visitor Services Department staff, and the Museum Store staff. Responsible for recommending improvements to event and visitor-oriented systems, methods, practices, and procedures. Successful candidates will demonstrate a keen sense of customer service and good humor, enjoy being part of a team, and have excellent communication skills. A Bachelor’s degree in a related field and five years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience are required. To read the full job description and for immediate consideration, please apply online at http://bit.ly/2rxdd59.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience.
Posted on: 06/14/2017

Visitor Services Manager

New England Air Museum Windsor Locks, CT
The New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks, CT seeks an experienced and passionate full-time Visitor Services Manager. NEAM is the largest air museum in New England and we need someone like you to manage our front desk operations and ensure that our visitors, members and guests have a positive and memorable experience. As a front-line representative of NEAM, you will have a cheerful attitude, excellent judgment and quick, creative problem-solving skills. You will be responsible for the front desk operations including ticketing, membership, the museum store, and group sales. You will hire, train and schedule front desk associates and oversee volunteer docent scheduling. You will serve as the museum’s weekend manager. Requirements include retail sales experience, expertise with POS systems and purchasing and inventory control. Museum experience is a major plus. Strong computer skills and the ability to create spreadsheets and analyze visitor data. You will participate in marketing and PR efforts including social media to drive museum attendance. We are seeking experienced applicants only. At least four years of relevant experience, a valid driver’s license and at least three solid management references will be required. Compensation includes competitive salary and benefits. Only applicants meeting our strict hiring criteria will be contacted as part of our short-listing process. Please send cover letter and resume to jgray@neam.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: $40,000
Posted on: 06/12/2017

Assistant Manager, Science Central & Information Desk

Museum of Science Boston, MA
The Assistant Manager provides oversight for the daily operation of these two key front line departments and supervises staff and volunteers to ensure smooth operations and outstanding guest service. As a central leader in the Museum's sales initiative, the Assistant Manager trains and motivates staff to meet and exceed goals. They serves as a super user for Tessitura, the Museum's CRM/ticketing system, and maintains a complete working knowledge of all systems and equipment relevant to the work of Science Central and the Information Desk. This role also includes coordinating valued guest amenities such as strollers, scooters, wheelchairs and assistive listening devices, and overseeing the Museum's Information Desk volunteers as well as Meet and Greet volunteers, a mobile corps which provides guest assistance at locations throughout the Museum's lobby and main concourses. To apply, please visit:https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/583028-29458.html
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 05/24/2017

Visitors Services Associate - Gatehouse (Part Time) (Boylston)

Worcester County Horticultural Society Boylston, MA
Join the year-round guest experience team at Tower Hill Botanic Garden. Visitor Services Associates at the Gatehouse greet all visitors to the garden and collect admission fees. A successful candidate will be reliable, comfortable working on a point-of-sale system, handling cash, and committed to providing the highest level of customer service. Shifts are available for weekdays, weekends, some evenings, and may change seasonally. Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent and at least one year of experience in customer service. Successful candidates must be able to stand for long periods of time, be able to navigate uneven terrain in all weather, and have own vehicle. To apply, please email resume and cover letter to lrowell@towerhillbg.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: Based on experience
Posted on: 05/17/2017

Part-Time Visitor Services Associate

The Wenham Museum and Historical Association Wenham, MA
The Wenham Museum seeks an individual to join our Visitor Services Team as a part-time Visitor Services Associate. This person will greet and assist museum visitors with a focus on providing exceptional, memorable guest experiences. The individual must enjoy interacting with the public, especially families and children. The Visitor Services Associate serves as the first point of contact upon arrival to the museum. This position will be the museum’s ambassador and as such, will keep abreast of, and be able to share important information about programs, exhibitions, and special events. The Visitor Services Associate should demonstrate knowledge of the museum and its collections. Responsibilities include admission, shop, membership, and event sales. Retail and customer service experience is necessary. The position includes administratively supporting the Marketing, Membership, and Education Departments. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook software. Knowledge of QuickBooks, Abila, PowerPoint, Adobe Suite, and Constant Contact, a plus. This is a part-time position for 12-15 hours a week including some weekend days. Flexibility to work additional shifts is essential. Please email resume and letter of interest to admission@wenhammsueum.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 05/04/2017

Cultural Site Interpreter

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

Part-time Museum Interpreter

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

Visitor Services Associate

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

Docent/Caretaker

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

Volunteer Services

Volunteer & Intern Program Manager

Edward M Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate Boston, MA
The Volunteer & Intern program manager provides vision for and takes the lead in developing and implementing innovative programs, collaborative events, and partnerships that enhance the growth and effectiveness of EMK Institute’s volunteer, internship, and floor interpretation programs. The VIP Manager is responsible for creating a climate of service excellence with the volunteers and interns and other Institute staff. The VIP manager is responsible for attracting, recruiting, supervising and guiding placement, training, supporting, evaluating and retaining excellent and effective volunteers and interns. The VIP manager develops and maintains all volunteer and intern intake and record-keeping, including evaluation of work performance, and supervises the development of all volunteer and intern scheduling. The VIP manager works collaboratively with EVE colleagues to ensure that the educational programs implemented by volunteers and interns is effective and enhances the Institute’s Visitor experience. The Incumbent is responsible to develop an effective volunteer recognition program, to implement it, and to routinely evaluate it, as well as to develop and implement educational opportunities that benefit volunteers and interns. The VIP manager will work closely with their supervisor and others at EMK responsible for revenue generation to target appropriate partnership opportunities in higher education and the community that have the potential to enhance revenue. The VIP manager supervises the exhibit floor coordinator, interns and volunteers. The VIP manager serves on EMK Committees as assigned and can represent the Institute with internal and external groups as designated. For more info about this position please go to https://www.emkinstitute.org/about/careers/volunteer-intern-program-manager Please email resume and cover letter to resumes@emkinstitute.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: 6177407000
Posted on: 06/23/2017

Intern/Fellowship, Paid

Imaging Services Intern

Northeast Document Conservation Center Andover, MA
INTERNSHIP SUMMARY: The Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) is offering a full-time paid 6-month internship in its Imaging Services department. Founded in 1973, NEDCC is a not-for-profit conservation and preservation services center, supporting the collections of its private and institutional clients through book, paper, and photograph conservation, digital reformatting, and preservation assistance. The successful candidate will be joining a team of experienced and productive photographers, and will benefit from working alongside conservators and specialists dedicated to the treatment and care of the range of objects the Imaging Services department digitizes. The Intern will be charged principally with assisting the department’s photographers with several logistically complex digitization and rehousing projects, particularly focused on photographic prints and negatives. This will be an excellent opportunity to gain experience and understanding of digital reformatting for preservation, in addition to best practices for storing and caring for collections of photographic originals. Prior experience is not required, but a strong interest in and passion for digitization, preservation, and/or collection management is expected. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline; Meticulous attention to detail; Ability to work both independently and collaboratively; Exceptional problem solving skills; Enthusiasm and creativity; The legal right to work in the United States. COMPENSATION: The successful applicant will be paid on an hourly basis at a rate of $16.50 per hour, working 7.5 hours a day between the hours of 8:30 and 4:30, Monday through Friday. The position is eligible for NEDCC’s comprehensive benefits package. APPLICATION PROCESS: To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for three references as a
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 05/30/2017

Program Development Arts Intern

Providence Children's Museum Providence, RI
The intern will act as the primary point of contact and facilitation for Free Friday programming throughout the summer, while also developing a museum-based facilitated program inspired by an exhibit that is in line with the museum’s mission and values to deliver during the last week of their experience. The intern will learn about the facilitation of museum-based programming and internal processes for researching and developing programs. They will research, develop, and deliver their own museum program, and will finish the program having gained experience working directly with the varied populations the Museum serves. Projects include researching best practices in informal education and program development for museum settings; learning the logistics of coordinating and delivering institutional programming; receiving training on museum interactions, play facilitation and informal learning frameworks; participating in play facilitation in varied settings; and creating exhibit-inspired public programs. This opportunity is made possible through Arts Intern a program of Studio Institute. The Intern must show financial need, be a rising junior or senior enrolled full-time at a college or university, and is enrolled at a university or college in Providence or a permanent resident of Providence returning home for the summer. Please visit http://www.artsintern.org/providence-childrens-program-dev-intern.html for application instructions. Internship begins June 6th and ends August 11th.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
SALARY RANGE: $11/hr 35 hours per week
Posted on: 05/24/2017

Curatorial Intern for Museum Diversity

Worcester Art Museum Worcester, MA
The Worcester Art Museum seeks a skilled Curatorial Intern for Museum Diversity to participate in programming related to the Museum’s American collection, which ranges from Colonial painting and decorative arts through mid-twentieth century photography and prints. This is a part-time, ten-week position supported by the Henry Luce Foundation. Under the guidance of the American art curator, the incumbent will undertake tasks related to the collection, including object research; coordination with registration in the care and display of objects; and collaboration with Audience Engagement. The incumbent will also provide clerical and logistical support in the preparation of checklists, loan requests, and other materials. Successful candidate will be an undergraduate in good standing, with coursework toward a degree in art history or American Studies. Excellent research skills; ability to work with confidential materials; strong interpersonal skills; and facility with Microsoft Office required. Some previous museum experience preferred. Qualified applicants should forward resume and letter of interest to humanresources@worcesterart.org or to Director of Human Resources, 55 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA 01609. Recognizing that diversity is multifaceted, the applicant should articulate in their letter 1) how their unique experiences/perspectives contribute to diversity at the Museum and in the Museum field in general; 2) how their academic/research interests align with the Museum’s American collection; 3) specific artists/artworks in the collection that relate to these interests; and 4) how the Internship for Museum Diversity will help the applicant further their career goals. We are an equal opportunity employer.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $12.75 per hour
Posted on: 05/17/2017

Koch Curatorial Felllow

deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum Lincoln, MA
DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum is seeking a Koch Curatorial Fellow for a 4-day per week, 12 month paid position in the Curatorial Department beginning late August 2017. The Koch Curatorial Fellow supports the Curatorial Department in all aspects of operations and offers immersive training for those interested in pursuing a curatorial career, particularly in contemporary art and sculpture. The Fellow will have the opportunity to curate an exhibition using deCordova’s permanent collection for which they will produce an exhibition brochure. Reporting to the Associate Curator, the Fellow is a key member of the Curatorial Department, participating in a full range of projects both in the Museum and in the Sculpture Park. This includes suggesting and selecting artwork for exhibition and acquisition, writing and editing didactics and labels, providing installation design and planning support, grant writing, public speaking, and coordinating programming with the Learning and Engagement Department. Responsibilities also include the care and maintenance of the permanent collection, researching, organizing, and coordinating exhibitions, support for the planning of works for the outdoor Sculpture Park, and administrative assistance. Qualifications include: MA in Art History, or Curatorial/Museum Studies, previous museum or gallery experience, proven research, writing and editing skills, understanding of and high level of interest in contemporary art, with professional goals in the curatorial field. Please send a cover letter, CV, writing sample (between 5-15 pages), and the names and contact information for 3 references by email to hr@decordova.org Please include Koch Curatorial Fellowship in the subject line. Deadline for applications is June 1, 2017, interviews will begin immediately.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 05/01/2017

Development Intern

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

Intern

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

Intern, Unpaid

Social Media Intern

Public Health Museum Tewksbury, MA
Summary of Internship: Join the Public Health Museum staff and volunteer team to learn about and implement a social media plan for a small, non-profit museum in New England! The Social Media intern will collaborate with the Administrative Assistant and museum volunteers to promote the museum, its events & tours, and its exhibits on social media. The intern will be tasked with creating content for the museum’s social media outlets and maintaining an active editorial calendar using Hootsuite for posting. Also, the intern will be expected to work off recommendations from a recent social media analysis of the museum to try new, innovative ways of engaging with visitors, public health leaders, and the community. Responsibilities include: • Draft and post content for Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram • Schedule content to Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram on editorial calendar • Monitor Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for engagement • Record social media and website analytics on an ongoing basis • Engage in brainstorming to develop a short-term and long-term social media plan • Complete progress analysis of Museum social media. Qualifications: • Excellent writing skills and attention to detail • Experience with social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines • Ability to take ownership over projects and work proactively • Ability to work effectively as a member of the entire museum team • Positive attitude and a willingness to learn • Excellent interpersonal skills • Photography skills preferred. To apply, please send resume to phmuseum@gmail.com, 978-851-7321 x. 2606.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $0
Posted on: 06/02/2017

Educational Programs Intern

The Mary Baker Eddy Library Boston, MA
Responsibilities: This intern will assist the Library’s Educational Programs Coordinator. Main work includes: Facilitating on-site learning activities for youth groups Developing content and resources for youth programming and field trips, including the summer youth program, One World Facilitating program research Supporting youth tour development for the Mapparium exhibit Supporting the Programs Team in planning fall programs. including Opening Our Doors and bi-monthly storytimes. This Intern will also receive training in presenting guided children's tours of the Mapparium. Additional opportunities may be available to assist with educational programming projects for adult audiences. The internship is also designed as a mentorship, designed to be mutually beneficial for both the intern and the Library staff. You will be encouraged to develop professional skills in fields that include education, library science, museum studies, and public history. Qualifications: Applicants should have a background or interest in working with youth audiences. Experience in one or more of the following fields is required: museum education; general education; library science; American history; public history; event planning; customer service. Prior teaching experience in museums, schools, and/or camps is preferred. Interns must be patient with youth audiences, flexible, willing to work in teams, and able to take initiative. The Library encourages applicants from all backgrounds to apply for this opportunity. Please note: Library internships are compensated in course credit only. Prospective interns have the responsibility to coordinate internship credit requirements with with advisors. To Apply: Please submit a PDF of resume and cover letter, including two professional/academic references, by June 15th, 2017. Marie Palladino, Educational Programs Coordinator, The Mary Baker Eddy Library, palladinom@mbelibrary.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 05/26/2017

Research Assistant

Congregation Kehillath Israel Brookline, MA
Our Congregation is celebrating its centennial year. We are also undergoing a massive physical renovation of our buildings which have stood since 1924. We have thousands of paper records of life cycle events (births, deaths, and marriages) that need to be digitized. We are looking for an intern to work approximately 20 hours a week for six to eight weeks this summer to create this data base for us. Students of history and library science are encouraged to apply. You will be supervised by an historian who runs the history project for our community and gain a great deal of practical research experience. Applicants should be well organized, independent, and able to create data bases. To apply please send a CV, Cover Letter, and the names of 3 references to kiexhibit@gmail.com
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 05/15/2017

Education Intern

Buttonwoods Museum Haverhill, MA
The Buttonwoods Museum, a small history museum in Haverhill, MA, seeks an education intern to assist with outreach and on-site summer programs. Our education department provides fun and educational programs for toddlers through senior citizens in the community and the Museum welcomes visitors from across the country. Students and recent graduates with a background in history, education, or community engagement and Spanish speakers are encouraged to apply. This is an unpaid internship, but may be configured for school credit. Must have availability on Tuesdays and/or Thursdays. To apply, please email resume and cover letter to programs@buttonwoods.org or mail to Buttonwoods Museum, Attn: Program Coordinator, 240 Water Street, Haverhill MA 01830. Posted on: 05/12/2017

Collections & Exhibits Internship

Ipswich Museum Ipswich, MA
The Ipswich Museum, a small museum with three historic buildings and a collection of fine and decorative arts, seeks a summer intern to assist with exhibits and collections. This is a wonderful opportunity for a student to gain experience in a variety of museum roles and to learn about small museums. Potential projects include, collections cataloging, research for future exhibits, assisting with collections moves, or some opportunities with education programs, if desired. Students and recent graduates with a background in history, art, museum studies, and related fields are encouraged to apply. This is an unpaid internship, but may be configured for school credit. To apply, please email resume and cover letter to educator@ipswichmuseum.org. Posted on: 05/12/2017

Short Term Archivist

Westford Historical Society Westford, MA
Having acquired archiving materials through a state grant, the Westford Historical Society is seeking a short term intern to unframe and transfer photos and other materials into archive safe containers. The intern will then be responsible for updating the PastPerfect database with the new location information. Training will be provided. Ideal position for an undergraduate in Museum Studies looking for some experience in the real world. Hours are Mon/Wed/Fri 9am-1pm. Minimum commitment is 4 weeks, with potential for extension. To apply, please email Penny Lacroix at director@museum.westford.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 05/10/2017

Volunteer

Mission House Greeter

The Trustees Stockbridge, MA
Travel back in time and invite the public on your adventures!  Help ensure visitors have a great experience as they travel back in time too! Provide visitors with a friendly welcome and introduce them to the story of  Mission House.   Answer questions about the house and The Trustees as visitors enjoy the grounds and homes via self guided tours (scheduled tours occur July-August).  History lovers, retired individuals who enjoy interacting with the public, students seeking to explore careers and garden lovers can all find a home away from home at The Mission House.  This National Historic Landmark was home to the first missionary to the Mohican Indians,  Rev. John Sergean. It showcases an outstanding collection of 18th-century American furniture and decorative arts, and tells the story of the Mohicans through artifacts gathered by Mabel Choate in the early 1930s and stories and perspectives from Mohicans today. Time Commitment Needed Seeking individuals to cover 10:30am-3:30pm Saturdays and Sundays, June through August, with July and August as the priority time.  As we launch this new program we will also be looking for individuals available for the same time frame on Fridays. Options of full shift or 10:30am-1:00pm and 1:00pm-3:30pm. For more info, contact 413-532-1631, 3119 or tbeasley@thetrustees.org Posted on: 06/07/2017

Bryant Homestead Tour Guide

The Trustees Cummington, MA
Travel back in time and take 100s of visitors with you! The William Cullen Bryant Homestead, the 19th century home of American poet and conservationist William Cullen Bryant, provides an exciting opportunity to learn the stories of our past including Bryant's personal story and contributions to history as we know it. History lovers, retired individuals who enjoy interacting with the public, students seeking to explore careers and nature lovers can all find a home away from home at the Homestead. Join our team of enthusiastic tour guides and share these stories with others. Responsibilities: -Lead house tours and/or landscape tours using strategies and content provided -Welcome and orient visitors to the property -Provide friendly customer service -Promote the mission of The Trustees, our work and our programs -Encourage guests to join us as members and volunteers -Help ensure safety of visitors and the protection of the museum collection -Assist in the visitor center, as needed between tours -Support special events by giving tours, filling room stations to protect items and provide basic interpretive information -Participate in training sessions and stay aware of current Trustees happenings in the area -Participate in continued improvement of tours by providing feedback and joining brainstorming sessions -Commit to reporting your service hours via the Trustees volunteer website Time Commitment: Tours occur at 11 am, 1pm and 2pm on Saturdays and Sundays, late April-September, and Fridays, late June-August. Additional tours are also scheduled s part of large single day and holiday events. Avail betw 10:30 and 3:30 once/week for one tour or more preferred. For more info, contact 413-532-1631, 3119 or tbeasley@thetrustees.org Posted on: 06/07/2017

Field Farm and the Folly Tour Guide

The Trustees Williamstown, MA
Become a Tour Guide Field Farm and take visitors back in time! Share the beauty and the story of modern American architecture and art history of the Folly and the Bloedel art collection. Welcome visitors and lead tours of the interior and exterior of the Folly and the Field Farm Guest House. Responsibilities -Learn the architectural story of the Folly and the art history of the associated Bloedel collection -Learn and lead the Folly tour and interpretive tour best practices -Welcome visitors to Field Farm -Understand the mission of The Trustees and share it with the public -Help ensure safety of visitors and the protection of the museum collection -Collect admission fees and transfers the fees to the Guest House manager -Work with members of the Williamstown Committee as needed related to tours Qualifications -Enjoys speaking with the public -Excellent customer service skills -Interest in art and architecture -Able to learn the Folly tour -Comfortable collecting admission fees -Must be able to stand for an hour at a time -Must be able to navigate walk central property area and climb short sets of stairs -Prior tour guide/docent and/or interpretive education experience preferred but not required -Prior knowledge of modern American architecture and art a bonus -Commitment to reporting your service hours via the Trustees volunteer website Time Commitment Needed A minimum of 2 hours per visit, commitment for one tour per month or more during the summer months; occasional by appointment For more info, contact 413-532-1631, 3119 or tbeasley@thetrustees.org Posted on: 06/07/2017

Volunteer Museum Educator

Fuller Craft Museum Brockton, MA
Do you have a passion for contemporary craft, art, decorative arts, or museums in general? At Fuller Craft Museum (FCM), we offer visitors the opportunity to enhance their appreciation of contemporary craft through guided tours and lively conversations. We are currently seeking volunteers who enjoy working with the public and assisting visitors to share the Museum’s exhibitions and collection with the general public by conducting guided tours. Museum tours are approximately 45 to 60 minutes in length and focus on key points of our current exhibitions and collection and are a vital link between the Museum and its visitors. REQUIREMENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE FCM DOCENT PROGRAM Be at least 18 years old of age. Enjoy meeting and working with new people. Have a strong interest in contemporary craft and art. Have access to and regularly use e-mail. Have flexibility in your schedule and can commit to one year, 4 hours per month. Can attend docent meetings on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month. Strength, dexterity, and mobility to perform all duties (to include standing, walking, and stair-climbing) as needed. Attend all required training seminars. How to Apply: Candidates must first complete a docent application (available online) which is to be submitted to the Education Coordinator. The Education Coordinator will contact the candidate to schedule a brief meeting to determine match. Deadline for applications is August 1, 2017 for training that will begin in September 2017. Interviews will be conducted during Summer 2017. Applicants will be notified shortly thereafter whether they have been accepted to the program. Posted on: 05/24/2017

Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Volunteer/Intern

Springfield Museums Springfield, MA
Located in the heart of downtown Springfield, the Springfield Museums is a multidisciplinary institution, inspiring the exploration of our connections to art, history and science through outstanding collections, exhibitions and programing. The Springfield Museums consists of five museum buildings; The George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, Springfield Science Museum, D’Amour Museum of Fine Art, Wood Museum of Springfield History, The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum (opening June 2017) and the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden. We are seeking volunteers and interns to help run the day-to-day operations of the Cat’s Corner, a drop in activity space with in the new Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum. Volunteer and intern responsibilities will include: Learning about the collections of the Springfield Museums as a whole; with the focus of the life and works of Theodore Geisel a.k.a. Dr. Seuss. Welcoming and creating a sense of belonging for a wide diversity of visitors. Helping to develop, prepare, facilitate, and track hands on literacy based activities. Facilitate, maintain and engage with visitors in galleries of the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum. Requirements include a desire to work with children and families and a strong sense of commitment and reliability. Ideally applicants can commit to at least 2 shifts a week. All applicants need to pass a CORI check. To apply email sgogal@springfieldmuseums.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: unpaid
Posted on: 05/15/2017

Docent

Public Health Museum Tewksbury, MA
Welcome visitors to the first public health museum in the United States! The Public Health Museum is an educational and cultural resource located on the historic grounds of Tewksbury Hospital in Massachusetts with the mission to educate the public about the achievements and contributions of public health in preventing disease and improving the health of individuals and communities in Massachusetts, and worldwide. We also strive to inspire students, researchers, health care workers and public health professionals to build upon the past and continue to advance the future of public health. History lovers, retired individuals who worked in the public health field, students seeking to explore a career in museums or public health, could all be perfect candidates for a docent position at the Public Health Museum. The museum is open on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10am-2pm and the first Saturday of the month from 10am-2pm. Schedule is flexible, but must be willing to dedicate several hours a month to the museum. Responsibilities include: - Lead museum and/or exterior historic grounds tours using script and content provided – Welcome and orient visitors to the museum – Provide friendly customer service – Promote the mission of the Public Health Museum – Support special events and programs – Participate in training sessions – Assist in other museum volunteer functions if interested . Requirements are: - Excellent customer service skills; interest in history, public health, museum studies, public history and/or education; active listener with excellent public speaking skills; prior experience is preferred but not required. To apply, please send resume to phmuseum@gmail.com, 978-851-7321 x.2606.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 04/27/2017

Greeter

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

Tour Guide

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

Board Member

Board Member

The House of the Seven Gables Salem, MA
The House of the Seven Gables Settlement Association (The Gables) is recruiting individuals to join its Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees serves as principle fiduciary and wise steward of the organization and all of its resources. The Board governs with leadership, vision and oversight to create policies in accordance with our mission as well as to ensure the spirit of the mission is adhered to. It also discovers and responds to changing needs in our community in order to make a measurable impact. We achieve these goals through the full participation, commitment to inquiry and dedication of every Trustee. Members of the Board of Trustees support the work of The Gables by providing mission-based leadership, strategic governance and legal oversight for the organization. While day-to-day operations are led by the Executive Director and organizational staff, the Trustee-ED relationship is a partnership, and the appropriate involvement of each Trustee is both critical and expected. Trustees are expected to attend, actively engage and collegially participate in 9 board meetings a year, plus an annual retreat. They are also expected to support the financial sustainability of the organization by personally contributing at a financial level that is meaningful to them and supporting the organization’s development efforts in other ways, such as assisting with donor cultivation and stewardship and attending major fundraising and programmatic events. This is an open call for applicants, with no specific deadline. Candidates are invited to apply by emailing a cover letter and resume to Melissa Reynolds, Human Resources Manager at mreynolds@7gables.org. The mission of The Gables is to preserve our National Historic Landmark and leverage its power as an icon of American culture to engage diverse audiences and provide educational opportunities for our local immigrant community.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 05/30/2017

Other

Special Events Coordinator

Old York Historical Society York, ME
Old York Historical Society seeks a half-time Special Events Coordinator to be an integral part of the organization’s small, dedicated staff. The Coordinator will be responsible for developing, promoting, executing and evaluating adult and general audience special events and functions. Primary duties include overseeing Old York’s series of winter tavern dinners and tastings, the “History with a Side of Soup” lecture series, a summer concert series and will serve as the museum’s liaison/coordinator for participation in town festivals. The Coordinator also manages occasional grounds/building rentals and helps organize events that support museum functions, such as gallery openings, volunteer appreciation, member events and the annual fundraising dinner. The Coordinator will have the opportunity, with support from fellow staff, to evaluate current programming and develop new, engaging programs to attract a diverse audience and serve the organization’s mission. The Coordinator should have experience promoting and managing events and event budgets, recruiting and managing volunteers, and building relationships with community and business partners for sponsorships, donations, etc. A background in hospitality, function or museum program management and an interest in York’s history are desirable. Candidates must be comfortable using Outlook, Google Calendar, and Office as well as promotional platforms and social media such as Facebook, Instagram and Constant Contact. Please email resume, cover letter and references to director@oldyork.org by 5:00 pm, July 14, 2017.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 06/20/2017

Finance Manager

Mattatuck Museum Waterbury, CT
The Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, CT seeks a qualified Finance Manager to oversee financial management and personnel duties for the organization. Position includes but is not limited to the following: daily recording of cash receipts and disbursements into the general ledger system; administration of personnel files and new employee orientation; and management of office equipment and supplies. The work requires cooperation and communication with all departments within the museum to insure proper accounting of all financial transactions into the general ledger. Qualifications: BS in business or accounting, 3 years’ experience in financial position (non-profit preferred), knowledge of non-profit accounting and personnel, proficient in MS Office. Experience with Financial Edge, Donor Perfect and Versai (POS) a plus. Submit cover letter and resume to Bob Burns, Director at bob@mattmuseum.org. Full description details at https://www.mattmuseum.org/jobs/
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: $63,000 - $68,000
Posted on: 06/01/2017

Database Administrator

Peabody Museum, Harvard University Cambridge, MA
Job Opening: Database Administrator Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA The Database Administrator is responsible for providing IT management for The Museum System, the Peabody Museum’s collections management database system, including day-to-day administrative management and documentation of database, end user training and troubleshooting, creating reports and user-requested customizations, and planning and implementing system upgrades. For more information see: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWebHost/jobdetails.aspx?SID=%5eq5wvwure2VTqhTb4uO%2f9jw1qhENwHkAVz1znS5t41ATgUGtijMooBLBWcTpYoCpo&jobId=1290104&type=search&JobReqLang=1&recordstart=1&JobSiteId=5341&JobSiteInfo=1290104_5341&GQId=0 https://hr.harvard.edu/search-jobs Req# 42511BR Posted on: 05/30/2017

Program Manager

Rochester Main Street Rochester, NH
Rochester Main Street is a non-profit organization focused on bringing together stakeholders in the downtown to aid in downtown revitalization. By focusing on historic preservation, community events and economic development, this self-help program helps build a stronger future for the entire community by following a comprehensive four-point approach to downtown revitalization. Rochester Main Street is an affiliate member of the National Main Street Network. Programs follow four primary and three secondary transformation strategies as approved by the Board of Directors: (Primary) Attracting Millennials, Family and Kid Friendly, Arts-dining & Entertainment, and Aging In Place; (Secondary) Tourism, Attracting Professional Services, and Diversity. WORK OBJECTIVE The program manager is responsible for the development, conduct, execution and documentation of the organization. The manager is the principal staff person coordinating all program activities locally while representing the community regionally. The program manager will help guide the organization through growth and evolving objectives with direction from the Board of Directors. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS The program manager should have education and experience in the following areas: historic preservation, accounting, fundraising, grant writing, public relations, design, marketing, event planning, business administration, public administration, volunteer or nonprofit administration and/or small business development. COMPENSATION: Schedule: Part Time or Full Time position depending on experience Base Salary (annually): $28,800-50,000 Benefits: Dependent on position status- exempt vs. non-exempt. Please submit Cover Letter, Resume, Sample Written Press Release for an Event, and list of three References to the following by June 28, 2017: Email: Emily.M.Pelletier@gmail.com OR Mail: Matthew Wyatt-ROH 31 Wakefield Street, Rochester, NH 03867 Full job description: http://www.rochestermainstreet.org/formsanddocuments/programamangersearch
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: $28,800-$50,000
Posted on: 05/30/2017

Maker

Applewood Books Carlisle, MA
Do you have a knack for making special products by hand? Do you have experience in hand crafting artisanal products? Are you creative in figuring out how machines work? Do you look for ways to improve process in everything you do? If so, we encourage you to continue reading more about this part-time opportunity. Applewood Books has been publishing quality books for historic, museum, general trade, and the gift markets for over 40 years. We’re focused on growth, and we want you to join us.We're looking for bright, engaged, creative and fun people who are looking to be part of an inspiring team. We value communication, enthusiasm, and passion for one’s work. We take great pride in our products, and in our customers. Our new “makers” will work with our production and operations teams to create hand-made and bound books for our markets and our clients, and to customize our beautiful gift books for special uses. We are looking for several part-time associates to help us produce quality products in-house or on the road on an as-needed basis. Attention to detail and a genuine desire to make beautifully finished product are key. You’ll be working with digital printing, bookbinding, and book customization techniques. Training will be provided. Prefer experience in printing, publishing, hand-crafted production, or other related industries and/or experience with light manufacturing. Hourly position; to apply, contact suec@awb.com or call 800-277-5312, x1030.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 05/23/2017

Client Experience Specialist

Applewood Books Carlisle, MA
Are you a person who is excited by books, by history, who wants to learn? If so, read on.. We're looking for bright, engaged, creative and fun people who are looking to be part of an inspiring team. We value communication, enthusiasm, and passion for one’s work. Our new hire will work with our client support and operations teams to provide top-notch service and care. You will learn about our products and our clients and make connections between the two, to enhance our clients’ experience and to contribute to success in selling our products. You will be a key part of the entire client experience: contacting and listening to clients, building long-standing relationships, anticipating client needs, suggesting appropriate titles, entering and fulfilling orders. We’re looking for people who are passionate about learning, about engaging with content, and about creating an environment for clients that will satisfy and delight them. You must also be detail-oriented, have facility with computers, have excellent data entry skills and, above all, be a team player in an ever-innovative and fluid environment. A Bachelor’s Degree or higher is required. Experience: A proven track record of successful employment in non-profit retail, publishing, or other related industries. Email suec@awb.com or call 800-277-5312, x1030.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: Inquire
Posted on: 05/23/2017

Wildlife Keeper

EcoTarium Worcester, MA
The EcoTarium, a Museum of Science and Nature, seeks an enthusiastic professional to join our dedicated and dynamic team as a Wildlife Keeper. The successful candidate will provide excellent animal care and a positive guest experience. The Keeper works in all areas of animal husbandry including feeding, cleaning, record keeping, training and enrichment, behavioral observations, and exhibit maintenance for all of the museum’s live animals. The animal collection includes mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, small marine animals and insects. This position is responsible for current habitat design as well. Other responsibilities include formal and informal presentations to guests, and developing conservation and education initiatives. Habitats are located both indoors and outdoors. The position is physically demanding and requires working in all weather conditions. For a full job description and directions on how to apply, please visit http://www.ecotarium.org/jobs/wildife-keeper.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 05/11/2017

Photographer

Northeast Document Conservation Center Andover, MA
The Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) is hiring a full-time photographer to join the Imaging Services department. Founded in 1973, NEDCC is a non-profit conservation and preservation services center, supporting the collections of its private and institutional clients through book, paper, and photograph conservation, digital reformatting, and preservation assistance. The successful candidate will be joining a team of experienced and productive photographers, and will benefit from working alongside conservators and specialists dedicated to the treatment and care of the range of objects the Imaging Services department digitizes. The Photographer will be charged principally with the digital reformatting of the diverse and unique collections held by NEDCC’s institutional and private clients. RESPONSIBILITES INCLUDE: Digitally capturing archival and special collections materials; applying standard post-capture image adjustments; print high-quality reproductions;. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline; Experience or training in the handling of rare and fragile paper-based materials; 1-3 years’ experience digitally reformatting archival and special collection materials or works of art; Experience using RAW workflow software; strong eye for color, value, composition, and visual accuracy. FOR COMPLETE INFO: https://www.nedcc.org/about/employment-opportunities . TO APPLY: please send resume, letter of intent, names and contact information for three references in PDF format to: Terrance D’Ambrosio, Director of Imaging Services, at tdambrosio at nedcc . org. NEDCC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 05/09/2017

Greenhouse Studios Design Technologist

UConn Library Storrs, CT
Under the general supervision of the Scholarly Communications Design Studio Coordinator, the Design Technologist supports the collaborative creation and implementation of scholarly work for Greenhouse Studios | Scholarly Communications Design at the UConn Library. Greenhouse Studios is a joint effort of the UConn Library, School of Fine Arts, and the University of Connecticut Humanities Institute, with each contributing resources and personnel to advance scholarly communications research. As a member of the Greenhouse Studios’ core staff, the Design Technologist collaborates with interdisciplinary project teams across the University to conceive and develop technical approaches and design solutions to support scholarly expression across the University. The Design Technologist maintains current awareness of relevant technologies and applies that knowledge as part of Greenhouse Studios projects, in an effort to support and advance the field of scholarly communication. This is a two-year, end date position, funded through the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in partnership with the UConn Library. The position will be based in Storrs and has an anticipated start date of August 18, 2017. UConn offers competitive salaries, outstanding benefits (including employee and dependent tuition waivers at UConn), and a highly desirable work environment. Salary is dependent upon education, qualifications, and experience. Applications should be submitted online using UConn Jobs at http://www.jobs.uconn.edu (please reference Job ID 25017504) and include a cover letter, detailed resume, and contact information for three professional references.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 05/04/2017

Preservation Policy Associate

The Preservation Society of Newport County Newport, RI
The PSNC seeks a FT Preservation Policy Associate to support the organization’s advocacy and outreach efforts. The Preservation Policy staff comprises a small team that works in close alignment with the Preservation Society’s Board of Trustees, Preservation Policy Committee, CEO and Executive Director, and Chief of Staff. Evening and weekend hours may be required. Reporting to the Preservation Policy Manager, the candidate will help the Preservation Society continue to strengthen its impact locally, with a particular focus on positively enhancing quality of life by advocating for the preservation of architecture, landscapes, and the scenic character of Newport County. The Preservation Policy Associate contributes to the ongoing development of strategic partnerships, analytical data, and research in key policy areas related to the Preservation Society and its mission, including Preservation, Architecture, Landscape and Planning; Scenic Conservation and Environmental Resources; Transportation; Economic Development and Legislative, Civic, and Political Engagement. Master’s degree in historic preservation, architectural history, or a closely related discipline with minimum of two years of professional experience, including historical and architectural research, writing, editing, and photographic documentation. Experience with spatial data visualization and mapping platforms preferred. Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (including excel), Access, Adobe Photoshop, and social media tools. Knowledge of local, state, and federal preservation policy and regulation preferred. Familiarity with Rhode Island’s cultural heritage a plus. Ability to create, edit, and manage a website is a plus. Please email a cover letter, resume and professional references to humanresources@newportmansions.org or mail to 424 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI 02840.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 04/25/2017

Assistant Producer

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

Producer, Abbe Museum Indian Market (AMIM)

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