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Administrative/Director

Chief of Museum Operations

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

Staff Accountant

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

Assistant/Associate Director- Museum of Art

Bowdoin College Brunswick, ME
The Assistant/Associate Director will partner with the Directors of the Museum to manage the operational and logistical side of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art. He/she will be responsible for the current and long-term effectiveness of all financial functions of the Museum by developing and implementing effective, efficient, and compliant financial and compliant processes within the museums. In addition, in coordination with the Directors, this position is a liaison with the College's Office of Development and Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations to ensure the coordination of potential funding opportunities. He/she will also oversee all operational aspects of the museum budget, communications programs, and The Museum Shop. This position may be hired at either the Assistant Director or Associate Director level, depending on experience. M-F 8:30 - 5:00. Occasional and weekend hours required. A Bachelor's degree is required; CPA or MBA preferred. Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to interact effectively with a diverse group of faculty, staff, and other constituents; excellent computer skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills. The successful candidate will have broadly based financial, supervisory and operational skills with a successful track record of progressive financial management experience. He/she should have experience or strong familiarity with good, modern financial accounting, strategic planning, human resources and risk management principles, techniques and practices. Ideally, this experience will include a record of accomplishment in a museum environment or in arts administration. Please apply online through the Bowdoin careers page: https://careers.bowdoin.edu/postings/4750
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: 60,000 - 70,000
Posted on: 01/17/2018

Office Administrator and Event Coordinator

Falmouth Museums on the Green Falmouth, MA
The Falmouth Museums on the Green is seeking an experienced, well-organized and outgoing Office Administrator/Event Coordinator to work fulltime to assist in the oversight of a busy nonprofit. Office administration duties will include carrying out the organization’s office functions: answering phones, maintaining the eTapestry database, managing membership, and ordering supplies. Event Coordination duties will include booking events and room rentals, being sure equipment is operative, coordination and oversight of event details, such as dates, time frames, vendor relations, event oversight and deadline management from beginning to end. As part of this function, it will also mean overseeing that renters sign contracts and meet their financial obligations, working with Marketing to maximize rental opportunities, and training part-time House Managers for rentals. Facilities/event management experience will be a plus. The ideal candidate will possess outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, computer literacy, excellent organizational skills, familiarity with event coordination and office management procedures, and the willingness to be flexible with work hours, including occasional weekends and evenings. This will require the ability to work independently while also being structured and detail-oriented. This position will report directly to the Executive Director. Interested candidates should email their resume along with a cover letter to info@museumsonthegreen.org or mail it to Museums on the Green, Attention: Executive Director, PO Box 174, Falmouth, MA 02541.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: 5085484857
Posted on: 01/16/2018

Executive Director

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

Executive Director (Search Reopened)

Wellesley Historical Society Wellesley, MA
The Wellesley Historical Society is seeking an experienced, self-motivated and detail-oriented person to become its next full-time Executive Director. Founded in 1925, the Wellesley Historical Society's mission is to collect, interpret and display resources pertaining to the town's history and to promote public involvement in, and appreciation of its heritage. The new director will work closely with the Board of Directors to lead the Society through a period of exciting organizational growth, including a capital campaign for the renovation of its new headquarters. The Executive Director is responsible for managing the Society's day-to-day operations including communications and marketing, supervising the Curator and curatorial staff, coordinating annual fundraising and membership solicitations, overseeing budgeting and financial controls, coordinating and implementing programs and exhibition development, and providing support to the President and the Board of Directors. The successful candidate will have a Master’s Degree and/or a minimum of three to five years of museum administration experience, and strong interpersonal, administrative, and organizational skills. Experience with collections management software, such as PastPerfect, is preferred. Qualified candidates should be energetic, creative, and resourceful and be able to interact effectively with local media, schools, community groups, and the public. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Please send cover letter and resume to the Search Committee, Wellesley Historical Society, 229 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02481 or email info@wellesleyhistoricalsociety.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 01/03/2018

Executive Director

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

Assistant/Associate Director

Norwich Free Academy Norwich, CT
Qualifications and characteristics: Advanced degree in a related field. Minimum of five years of increasing experience. Ability to plan budgets, logistics (object transport and handling), exhibition installation and publications and/or strong desire to learn and become proficient. Proven success in exhibition development with accompanying interpretation. Strong understanding of matching programming to audience needs. Ease with internet publishing, marketing, promotion and content presentation. Proven record of research, the ability to qualitatively analyze results, apply them to verbal expression. Intellectually inquisitive, personable, positive, ambitious, diligent and able and willing to assume flexible work schedule. Send cover letter, resume and three current letters of reference to: https://www.applitrack.com/norwich/onlineapp. Only online applications will be accepted. No phone calls or email. EOE. Closing date: Until filled.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 01/02/2018

Engagement & Development Coordinator

Brick Store Museum Kennebunk, ME
This position supports the mission of the Museum through public outreach, collaborating on the fundraising team, and coordinating the Museum’s public activities and income-generating opportunities. A successful candidate will have a genuine, outgoing personality and a sense of humor. S/he should be computer savvy, highly organized, able to multi-task and meet deadlines. As the first face that most visitors and donors will see, the Coordinator is expected to engage the public in fundraising, programs, and museum operations. This is a full-time, 35 hours per week, position with benefits. Responsibilities: Oversee Visitor Services desk; Schedule regional tour groups and special group visits to the Museum; Act as point person for media; Assist with social media content and website blog; Maintain and initiate all development records and communications, including Annual Fund and Membership; Coordination of lecture series and speakers; Coordinate weekly (during the summer) Kennebunk Beach Walking Tour Guides and Historic District Tour Guides; Collaborate with Executive Director and Collections Manager on annual program of events; Coordinate Program Center rentals by outside organizations and individuals; Intake and orientation of new volunteers; Work with Executive Director to develop Museum Store; Work with Museum Team to develop community of local artists to support the new Modern Art Gallery; Office support: i.e. Answering phones; maintaining office supplies; greeting visitors. Visit www.brickstoremuseum.org/employment to learn more. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Cynthia Walker, Executive Director, at cwalker@brickstoremuseum.org, by January 15th, 2018.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: $15/hour
Posted on: 12/26/2017

Executive Director

Children's Museum in Easton North Easton, MA
With its founding executive director retiring after 25 years, the Board of Directors of the Children’s Museum in Easton seeks an executive director with a passion for children and their learning and the experience and skills to lead the organization into the next phase of its important work. The next Executive Director of the Children’s Museum in Easton will be able to lead the organization in innovative directions while holding true to its core purpose of providing creative, hands-on learning experiences to young children of all backgrounds and abilities. This position requires a leader with high emotional intelligence, a relationship-builder who can easily and genuinely connect with people and is astute at building strategic partnerships. Additional desired skills, experience and attributes include experience as a nonprofit or business manager, demonstrated success in raising funds, experience working with boards of directors, and strong social media and information technology skills. This search is being conducted by the Consulting and Executive Transitions team at TSNE MissionWorks with Transition Consultants Catherine Bradshaw. For the complete position profile and application guidelines please visit http://www.tsne.org/executive-director-childrens-museum-easton
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 12/08/2017

Director of Community Programs (part time)

Fairfield Museum Fairfield, CT
The Fairfield Museum is seeking an energetic, thoughtful, and visionary, part time Director of Community Programs to coordinate, cooperatively plan, and implement a new series of multi-sector, innovative and fun family and adult programs, art installations, and performances that will provide participants meaningful opportunities to delve deeply into their community’s identity and take an active role in creating a more inclusive future. The Director of Community Programs will convene and lead community planning groups; design and develop collaborative programming that gives voice to multiple perspectives; develop and sustain partnerships with regional arts, performance and cultural organizations; and oversee the delivery of programs, lectures, community forums, art installations and performances that advance the Museum’s mission to use Qualifications: The successful candidate will demonstrate broad and successful experience in facilitating and leading collaborative planning; implementing creative, diverse and dynamic indoor and outdoor programming that builds new audiences; experience in developing and sustaining relationships with community groups; have strong connections in the Connecticut and New York arts, education, and social service communities; demonstrate strong organizational skills; and be independently motivated and a strong team player. Bachelors degree and a minimum of 3 years of experience in a related field required. Mail or email a cover letter and resume detailing relevant work experience by January 26, 2018 to Director of Community Programs Search, Fairfield Museum and History Center, 370 Beach Road, Fairfield, CT 06824. Email: lreilly@fairfieldhs.org. No calls please. EOE. Position to begin in March, 2018
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 12/04/2017

Deputy Director, Museum Experience Group

Plimoth Plantation, Inc Plymouth, MA
This is an opportunity to work at one of the country's most prestigious living history museums. Operating on a remarkable property overlooking Cape Cod Bay, Plimoth Plantation brings the story of America’s early foundation to life for hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. The Deputy Director of the Museum Education Group (MEG) is a senior level position that provides leadership for the Museum’s living history exhibits and all MEG programs and activities - both onsite and offsite. This position is ultimately responsible for translating the Museum’s guest-first commitment into engaging living history experiences, dynamic interactions with collections, and captivating interpretations of the history of Mayflower, Plymouth Colony and the Wampanoag homeland. This position functions as a departmental manager, providing budgetary and personnel oversight; is a brand ambassador for Plimoth Plantation in the community, and participates on senior leadership committees. The position is responsible for developing, implementing, and critically assessing all content, training and programming relevant to the guest experience including Museum Theater, scripted scenarios, guided tours, experiential learning workshops, school and public programs, and community outreach efforts. BA/BS is required. Minimum of ten years experience and verifiable success in management in a busy, fast-paced environment ;preferably at a museum, park, educational, or other arts/cultural non-profit organization Excellent planning, organizational, financial and administrative skills essential. Programmatic leadership and demonstrated success in creating educational and entertaining experiences for guests and audiences. Please send cover letter and resume to: Sue Haverstock shaverstock@plimoth.org. See website for full job description www.plimoth.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 12/04/2017

Collections

Museum Curator

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

Director of Collections and Research

Abbe Museum Bar Harbor, ME
The Director of Collections and Research is a highly visible position at the Abbe Museum, a fast-paced museum environment, with three areas of focus—collections management and care, exhibitions, and research. For a complete position description, visit https://www.abbemuseum.org/work-at-the-abbe/. Applications will be accepted through 2/16/18.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: $40,000 to $60,000
Posted on: 01/09/2018

Collections Curator

The Art Complex Museum Duxbury, MA
The Art Complex Museum (ACM), Duxbury, located 35 minutes southeast of Boston, features an esteemed and growing 8,000-object collection, a robust temporary-exhibitions program, 13-acre wooded campus with outdoor sculpture, Japanese teahouse, and year-round community programming. ACM seeks a full-time Collections Curator to join a staff of 12 to continue the legacy of the founding Weyerhaeuser family and to fulfill the mission. The Collections Curator will collaborate on the exhibition, interpretation, scholarship and publication of the collection, which comprises American paintings (from Hudson-River-School landscapes to Modern masters), European and American master prints, Shaker furniture/crafts, and Asian art, particularly modern Japanese ceramics. The Curator will have the opportunity to develop significant collections-based exhibitions, including one saluting the ACM’s 50th Anniversary in 2021; to develop new programs and interpretations; participate in acquisitions planning; and enhance the stature of the collection by liaising with other museums and researchers. RESPONSIBILITIES: organize collections-based exhibitions including loan/traveling shows; participate in researching and publishing the collection and in collections conservation and cataloguing; refine collections policy, prepare curatorial budgets and reports; work as a hands-on member of staff for museum operations. REQUIREMENTS: MA or equivalent in Art History in area of collection strength, or in Curatorial Studies. Minimum 5 years’ curatorial experience. Excellent written, verbal, listening, public-speaking skills. Must enjoy working as part of a close-knit team at a community-oriented, small museum. See details: http://museum-search.com/open-searches/. Nominations welcome. TO APPLY: email cover letter, résumé, salary request, and names of 3 references with contact information by 2/22/2018 to: searchandref@museum-search.com. EOE.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 01/09/2018

Registrar

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

Museum Director

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

Collections Manager/Registrar

Maine Historical Society Portland, ME
The Maine Historical Society seeks a part-time Collections Manager/Registrar. The Collections Manager/Registrar is responsible for the overall documentation, preservation, safety, and maintenance of the Society's library, archival and museum collections. This position manages all aspects of collections care; ensures best practices for the use, exhibition, movement and storage of the Society's collections; facilitates research into the Society's museum collections; and oversees the collection management database. Position open until filled. See a full job description here: https://www.mainehistory.org/PDF/MHSJobListing_Registrar.pdf Please send a resume, cover letter, and references to: Jamie Kingman Rice / Director of Library Services / Maine Historical Society / 489 Congress Street / Portland, ME 04101‐3498  Or jrice@mainehistory.org No phone calls please. 
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 01/08/2018

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

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

Assistant Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art

Portland Museum of Art Portland, ME
Under the direction of the Deputy Director and Robert and Elizabeth Nanovic Chief Curator, the Assistant Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art plays an integral role in the Portland Museum of Art (PMA’s) Art and Education Division, working closely with colleagues and artists to conduct research, plan installations, organize exhibition projects, develop interpretive materials, recommend acquisitions, and advance the PMA’s mission. Full job description can be found here: https://www.portlandmuseum.org/position/assistant-curator-modern-and-contemporary-art. Job applications will be accepted electronically only and will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. The Portland Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, veteran status, status as a whistleblower, marital status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 01/04/2018

Development and Marketing

Development Coordinator

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

Development Coordinator

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

Development Manager

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

Public Relations and Marketing Manager

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

Director of Development

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

Director of Development

Victoria Mansion Portland, ME
Victoria Mansion, a non-profit historic house museum located in Portland, Maine, seeks a full-time Director of Development to oversee membership, fundraising, grant-writing and events. This is a key position on which the vitality of the organization relies. The successful candidate will demonstrate innovation, adaptability, strong relationship-building abilities, and exceptional organizational and communication skills. Development Director Responsibilities: • Administer and grow museum membership • Research and pursue grant opportunities • Coordinate Annual Appeal and other fundraising efforts • Cultivate corporate memberships and sponsorships • Manage a robust calendar of membership and fundraising events • Supervise the activities of the Development & Communications Coordinator Requirements • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills • Ability to cultivate key relationships and leverage them for the benefit of the museum • Collaborative and innovative spirit • Strong organizational and planning skills • Experience working with diverse age groups and constituencies • Adept in traditional marketing, digital marketing, social media, and public relations • Interest in historic preservation • Ability to accomplish great things with limited resources Victoria Mansion is widely recognized as one of the pre-eminent examples of Victorian architecture and interior decoration in the United States. The Mansion is the product of America’s leading designers and craftsmen of the immediate pre-Civil War period; its interiors are over 95% complete and original to the 1860 period and are noted for the painted and gilded decoration of all of its walls and ceilings. Its historic neighborhood in Portland, Maine is within walking distance to the Old Port and waterfront, arts district, and numerous cultural amenities. Please forward application materials to Sue MacArthur at sue@strategictalentmgmt.com
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 01/09/2018

Director of Development

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

Special Events Manager

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

Development Coordinator

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

Planned Giving Officer

The Trustees of Reservations Boston, MA
Summary of Position: The Planned Giving Officer is responsible for the oversight of planned giving at the Trustees and growth in the number of bequests, annuities and membership of the Semper Virens Society. This is a part-time position providing content expertise and guidance to external staff managing prospect relationships. Essential functions include: Providing technical expertise for the planned giving efforts at the Trustees and ensuring that planned giving opportunities are fully integrated into the portfolio of giving options and is properly managed to the highest standard of the Trustee, providing support for external fundraising staff, and promoting new giving options that allow for up front gifts and position the organization to respond to growing trends such as DAFs, CRTs, and gift annuities. To apply, and to view the full job description please visit our website: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=18921&clientkey=A116ACB81F47E0050535F1FC4DA6EE15
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 12/20/2017

Governance and Stewardship Manager

The Trustees of Reservations Boston, MA
The Governance and Stewardship Manager is responsible for the strategy and execution of the organization’s relationships with its complex governance bodies, specifically the Corporate Trustees, Advisory Board and Chairman’s Council. In addition, this position oversees the Stewardship of our donors, and donor relations. Working closely with all gift officers, the Manager will write and execute materials needed for both general solicitation, acknowledgement and stewardship of all donors and members of governance to ensure a clear, consistent voice. The Manager is responsible for designing, implementing and coordinating institution-wide donor and governance relations and stewardship programs (such as stewardship mailings, Annual Report and more) to promote interaction with and recognition of donors and governance members at all levels. Please apply via our website at: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=18814&clientkey=A116ACB81F47E0050535F1FC4DA6EE15
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 12/07/2017

Digital Media Coordinator

Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum Ridgefield, CT
The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield, CT seeks a Digital Media Coordinator to works with diverse Museum departments—exhibitions, education, membership, development, events, and visitor services—who will actively organize and archive content and update The Aldrich’s newly redesigned website to ensure timely and accurate information is posted in a way to make the site dynamic, accessible, and engaging. This position will also schedule, develop, and format all e-newsletters across all departments, and create and manage a digital archive of all exhibitions, programs, and events. Responsibilities include formatting content for, regularly reviewing, updating, and maintaining the Museum’s website and online retail and ticketing platforms; developing online outreach materials, including monthly e-news, dedicated program e-blasts, press e-blasts and invitations, event e-invites, annual appeals, etc.; digitizing archival material as necessary to create a robust exhibition history for the Museum’s website. Must be fluent in Photoshop (InDesign and Illustrator a plus), with a strong understanding of optimizing media for the web, have effective written and verbal communication skills, as well as be exceptionally organized and good at problem-solving. The successful candidate will also demonstrate a commitment to the Museum’s mission, to working to advance its position within the museum field, and the ability to advocate effectively for the Museum and its goals in professional and social settings. Please send a cover letter and resume to: jobs@aldrichart.org, with the subject line “Digital Media Coordinator.” Qualified candidates will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 12/06/2017

Director of Development

Nantucket Historical Association Nantucket, MA
The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) seeks an entrepreneurial Director of Development to maintain and grow support from private and public sources, ensure the stewardship of donors, and actively build and manage a growing department. The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal and communications skills as well as strong computer and database skills, meticulous attention to detail, highly developed management abilities; proven track record in identifying and cultivating high-level individuals for major gifts; creative ideas for corporate partnerships, individual memberships, and events; and knowledge of planned giving. The Director of Development will report to the Executive Director and be a key member of the NHA’s Senior Management Team. Candidates with management experience in sales, marketing, and relationship management in a business environment are encouraged to apply. Knowledge of the Nantucket community is preferred. The Association offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits program. Cover letter should be submitted with a resume to Rebecca Miller, Nantucket Historical Association, PO Box 1016, Nantucket, MA 02554 or rmiller@nha.org. The Nantucket Historical Association is an equal opportunity employer.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 12/05/2017

External Affairs Director

Mystic Museum of Art Mystic, CT
The External Affairs Director (EAD) serves as MMoA’s chief fund raising officer and is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all of the Museum’s fundraising including the major gifts program, annual fund, planned giving, special events and capital campaigns, and develops the strategy for donor cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship. The position is a key member of the senior management team, reports to the Executive Director and works closely with him, the Board of Directors, and other museum staff in all development and fund raising activities. The EAD will also be responsible to build & execute integrated, institutional marketing and development plans cross-departmentally for greatest success for the MMoA with primary goals of audience development, strategic business development with integrated marketing activities to align corporate brands and heighten our profile and build development revenue. Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Erika Neenan at ENeenan@mysticmuseumofart.org. Please visit the Museum website to read the job description and qualifications in full https://www.mysticmuseumofart.org/support/careers-2/
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 11/27/2017

Education

Parent Educator/ Brain Building Together Explorer (floor staff)

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

Manager of Youth and Family Programs

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

Assistant Tutor

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

DR. SEUSS MUSEUM EDUCATOR

Springfield Museums Springfield, MA
The part-time, 20 hour position of Dr. Seuss Museum Educator is available immediately. This position will be responsible for leading public programming in The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum. Primary duties will include staffing The Cat’s Corner and assisting with the development of literacy-based activities and programs during weekend public hours. Responsibilities include: Essential functions of the position include but are not limited to the following: The Dr. Seuss Museum educator will staff The Cat’s Corner during weekend public hours, and assist with the development of literacy-based educational activities to be offered in the space. Statistics on visitation and program participation must be kept. Interactions with visiting families should be designed to boost language skills and emphasize the importance of reading. The educator will also assist in the maintenance of in-gallery exhibits located on the first floor of the museum. The educator must develop an in-depth knowledge of life and work of Theodor Geisel and of the museum collection as a whole. Occasionally, the educator may assist with leading school groups. The educator will perform other similar duties as responsibility or necessity dictates, or as requested by supervisor. Qualifications include, but are not necessarily limited to: An Associate’s degree and experience in the fields of early education, museum education, or literacy development required. Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred. Candidate must be dependable, energetic, creative, and enjoy working with children and families. The position requires lifting up to 30 pounds. The selected candidate must pass a CORI check. Please send resume to sgogal@springfieldmuseums.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 01/03/2018

Public Programs Facilitator

New England Air Museum Windsor Locks, CT
The New England Air Museum seeks outgoing individuals to join our team as Public Program Facilitators. This position plays an essential role in providing high quality experiences for our youth and family visitors. Public Program Facilitators are responsible for proactively engaging museum visitors through Build & Fly Challenges, interactive Flight Science demonstrations, Story Time, children’s birthday parties, tours, flight simulators, and open cockpit experiences in historic aircraft. Other duties include assisting with scout programs and special events as needed. Experience working with children in educational or youth development settings is required, as is an interest in aerospace history. Some college coursework in Education, History, Science, or a related field is also required. This is a part-time, non-exempt position that pays $13 per hour and requires weekend availability. Some weekday availability is also required during school vacation weeks and the months of July and August. Standard hours are 10:00am-3:00pm, with some evenings as needed. Public Program Facilitators average between 4-6 shifts per month during the school year and up to 5 shifts per week during school vacation weeks and summer months. This position is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check. Email cover letter and resume to Amanda Goodheart Parks, Director of Education, at agparks@neam.org by January 26, 2018. No phone calls please. The New England Air Museum is an equal opportunity employer. Click here for a complete job description: http://neam.org/air-museum-news.php
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $13 per hour
Posted on: 01/02/2018

Administrative Asst. (PT, Temp.)

MIT Museum Cambridge, MA
The MIT Museum seeks a part-time, temporary (12-16 hrs. per week) administrative assistant to perform a number of duties for the Education & Public Programs team. Primary responsibilities will involve 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 of 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. 12-16 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: Part time
Posted on: 12/19/2017

Director of Museum Education

Newport Art Museum Newport, RI
The Newport Art Museum seeks an experienced and energetic professional to lead its Education Department during a time of growth, renewal and many exciting museum-wide projects. He/She will be responsible for providing creative and strategic leadership in overseeing all aspects of the Museum’s educational programming, including but not limited to, a year-round tuition-based studio school for all ages and experience levels, extensive community arts education outreach offerings, in-gallery and on-campus interpretive and learning initiatives, the museum studies program for high-school students, teacher resource and professional development materials, assisting the Director of Community Engagement with museum volunteer docent training and public tours, and partnering with nearby Universities and Colleges in developing an accredited Museum Studies program with the Newport Art Museum as the learning lab. The Director of Museum Education ensures seamless execution of these programs through effective operational planning, budgeting, staff supervision and training, program delivery, and follow-up evaluations. The Director works collaboratively and inter- departmentally to generate concepts, content, communications, and funding that will make its programs successful and expand the reach and reputation of the Newport Art Museum and its Coleman Center for Creative Studies. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Museum Education oversees an administration staff of two, as well as Museum School teaching artists, interns and volunteers. To apply, please e-mail a cover letter, current résumé, and three references to: jobs@newportartmuseum.org, with “Director of Museum Education” in the subject line. No phone calls please. The Newport Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer. This is a full time position with benefits.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 12/18/2017

Anchor Watch Overnight Program Educator

Mystic Seaport Mystic, CT
This position provides hands-on engaging programming for scout and other youth groups who sleep overnight at Mystic Seaport on weekends. The Anchor Watch program provides an exciting overnight experience for youth groups aboard the full-rigged ship the Joseph Conrad. For a description of Anchor Watch programs and a typical schedule, visit http://www.mysticseaport.org/learn/youth/anchor-watch/. This position is a weekend seasonal job starting March 5, 2018 through June 4, 2018. Hours range from 13 hours to 27.5 hours per weekend during this time. For the full job posting and to apply, please visit http://www.mysticseaportmuseuminc.appone.com.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 12/07/2017

Ship to Shore Overnight Program Educator

Mystic Seaport Mystic, CT
This position provides hands-on engaging programming for school groups who sleep overnight at Mystic Seaport during the week. The Ship to Shore overnight program provides an exciting overnight experience for youth groups aboard the full-rigged ship the JOSEPH CONRAD. For more information about the Ship to Shore overnight program, visit http://www.mysticseaport.org/learn/k-12-programs/ship-to-shore/ This position is a seasonal job during the week starting March 5, 2018 through June 4, 2018. Hours range from 15 hours to 35 hours per week during this time depending upon program bookings. For the full job posting and to apply, please visit http://www.mysticseaportmuseuminc.appone.com.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 12/06/2017

Curator of Paintings and Sculpture

Smith College Northampton, MA
Position Summary: PRIMARY FUNCTION(S): Oversee, steward, and develop SCMA’s collection of American and European paintings and sculpture made before 1950. Duties and Responsibilities: DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Serve as an intellectual authority on, and assume a full range of curatorial responsibilities for, the Museum’s activities related to paintings and sculpture made before 1950. Responsible for the installation, interpretation, documentation, and growth of the collection of paintings and sculpture; proposing and executing temporary exhibitions as well as serving as an in-house curator for traveling exhibitions from other institutions; initiating research on acquisitions, loans, and the permanent collection; fielding public inquiries; representing the department on Museum and College committees. Work within a team environment, and supervise project-based research assistants and student interns. Promote dialogue, engagement, and collaboration both within the Museum and beyond. Work with SCMA’s senior leadership to cultivate prospective donors, foundations, and related entities to support the activities of the department as well as the growth of the collections. Qualifications: MIMIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education/Experience: Master’s degree in art history or a closely related field plus a minimum of three years of collection-based curatorial experience or an equivalent combination of education/experience; Ph.D. in art history preferred. Skills: Independent and self-directed, with the ability to take initiative, anticipate actions needed, and to exercise discretion and independent judgment. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Demonstrated ability to be an effective collaborator both within the Museum and the larger College community. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively to diverse audiences. Proven record of scholarly research and knowledge of the history of European or American paintings and sculpture 1800 to 1950. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks, set priorities, and meet deadlines Additional Information: Smith College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 12/05/2017

Historical Roleplayer

Strawbery Banke Museum Portsmouth, NH
Using Strawbery Banke’s buildings, collections, and landscapes, a Historical Roleplayer helps museum visitors connect their experiences and memories to the past through the portrayal of an individual living during a particular period in Portsmouth history. She/he uses a variety of approaches to communicate historical information, with a focus on providing an outstanding visitor experience. Duties and Responsibilities: Conduct conversations with visitors of all ages, interests, abilities, and backgrounds to bring about new understandings of history and themselves; Develop in-depth knowledge of historical periods and individuals interpreted on site; Care for heirloom plants within a historical greenhouse and landscape; Utilize 19th century gardening techniques and become familiar with identifying plants appropriate to 19th century Victorian garden design; Assist in protecting the safety of visitors and the security of museum collections. Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts degree; coursework in horticulture, history, art history, museum studies, anthropology, or education preferred; - or - Combination of education, training, and experience that demonstrates equivalent proficiency; Knowledge of and interest in American history, botany, gardening, or related topics; Excellent public speaking skills and ability to work enthusiastically with audiences of all ages, abilities, and cultural backgrounds; Experience in acting, theatre, or improvisation; Ability to read, remember, and transmit accurate content according to interpretive goals. This is a seasonal position (May – October) and weekend work is required. Must be willing to work indoors and out, in all weather conditions, while dressed in accurate historical garments. To apply, send cover letter and resume to: Kylee Noga, Human Resources Coordinator, knoga@strawberybanke.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 11/29/2017

Exhibits

Senior Content Developer

Museum of Science Boston, MA
The Senior Content Developer works as a member of the development team to create the overall vision for the visitor experience of new and/or refurbished older exhibits. Responsibilities include establishing appropriate educational objectives, developing engaging interpretive strategies and experiences and testing them with visitors to ensure that they are inspiring and engaging for a wide range of audiences, including visitors with disabilities. To Apply, please visit: https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/705213-29458.html
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 01/12/2018

Assistant Director, Exhibitions

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

Associate Preparator

deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum Lincoln, MA
The Associate Preparator working under the supervision of the Head Preparator is responsible for the installation and maintenance of all art in the museum building(s) including, special exhibitions, traveling shows, educational galleries/installations, and other projects as assigned by the Curator and Registrar. Working with the Head Preparator, other responsibilities include the installation and maintenance of all art in the Sculpture Park. Additionally, both the Head Preparator and Associate Preparator are responsible for the permanent collection, including its care, transport, framing, and installation. This work occurs inside and outside the museum building and campus. Qualified candidates will hold a B.A. or B.F.A. and have a minimum of 3 years of related experience. Desired experience may include rigging and installation of large scale outdoor sculpture, handling and installation of 2D artwork as well as experience with museum lighting and AV installations. Manual skills and trade experience is highly desired. Must also be organized, detail oriented, flexible, able to independently prioritize work as well as able to work effectively as part of a team in a fast paced environment. Additional requirements include the ability to lift 75 pounds, access hilly outdoor terrain, hold a valid driver’s license with clean driving record and ability to acquire a DOT Health Examiners Certificate for driving 15 foot museum box truck. Interested candidates should submit an application to hr@decordova.org by January 15, 2018. Please include a resume, cover letter and salary requirements.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 12/15/2017

Facilities

PRESERVATION PROJECT & MAINTENANCE MANAGER

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

Manager of Private Rentals and Corporate Functions

Hill-Stead Museum Farmington, CT
Hill-Stead Museum in Farmington, Connecticut, is accepting applications for a Manager of Private Rentals and Corporate Functions. Under the general direction of the Curator and Director, Interpretation and Programs, and in concert with the museum’s strategic plan, the person in this position will be responsible for the planning, management and evaluation of Hill-Stead’s rental of the museum’s buildings and grounds for private, corporate or not-for-profit functions. Other major responsibilities of the position include: The development, implementation and management of a marketing strategy aimed at generating revenue through business alliance relationships and facility rentals and usage; management of customer inquiries, relations and contracts for all outside facility rental events; and development and maintenance of a master schedule of all events and activities in Rental Facilities program including on-site public programs. This Manager also will assign and oversee staff for on-site coordination/presence of facility rentals, as needed. A degree in business, communications, marketing or related discipline is required, with at least 3 years of management or outside customer service experience. Candidate should be an adaptable team player with exceptional interpersonal skills and the flexibility to work some evenings and weekends, as required by special events. Interested individuals should request a full job description via email from Holly Maynard, Human Resources Manager, at maynardh@hillstead.org. 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: 12/15/2017

Museum Store

Museum Store Buyer/Merchandiser

Salem Witch Museum Salem, MA
The Salem Witch Museum is seeking a qualified applicant for the position of Museum Store Buyer/Merchandiser. Responsibilities include managing the activities of the Museum Store onsite and online, including the selection of inventory, purchasing, displaying and merchandising in accordance with the Museum’s mission. Candidate must possess excellent management /supervisory skills, have the ability to work with a team, thrive in a multi-tasking, high energy environment with shifting priorities and must have visual merchandising and retail experience, good oral, interpersonal and organizational skills and the ability to establish priorities and manage time wisely. The position requires attending trade shows 2 or 3 times yearly to purchase merchandise and the ability to work occasional evenings, holidays and weekends especially in October and high season. Proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook Email, Internet needed. Must have experience with POS Systems; we use NCR Counterpoint Point of Sale software. The ideal candidate will have at least a college degree and at least 3 years’ experience as a buyer/merchandiser. Knowledge of colonial and witch trials history a plus. Position can be physically demanding. Candidate will need to be able to lift up to 50 pound boxes and walk up and downstairs dozens of times a day. Valid driver’s license and access to privately own vehicle required. Email resume, cover letter and salary requirements to tinaj@salemwitchmuseum.com or mail to Tina Jordan, Salem Witch Museum, 19 ½ Washington Square North, Salem, MA 01970 - EOE
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: Negotiable
Posted on: 01/05/2018

Security

Security Officer

Boston Athenæum Boston, MA
The Boston Athenæum seeks an experienced Security Officer to join the Security team. Reporting to the Director of Security, the Security Officer ensures the safety and protection of the Athenaeum’s collections, assets, employees, and patrons while utilizing the highest standards of customer service. The Security Officer also provides a professional lobby presence at the main entrance to the Boston Athenaeum and on all floors during patrols. In addition, the Security Officer conducts foot patrols (interior/exterior) control access and egress, monitors CCTV and alarm systems, composes reports, deters criminal activity, misconduct and performs other duties as specified in the post orders.This position is part-time with an hourly rate of $16.00 and will require a regular weekly Monday through Thursday (04:00pm-8:00pm) and Saturday (8:30am-5:00pm) schedule with the ability to fill in when necessary. Please send a cover letter and resume, including current availability, to hrsecurity@bostonathenaeum.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 12/26/2017

Visitor Services

Weekend Manager

Lexington Historical Society Lexington, MA
The Lexington Historical Society in Lexington, MA seeks an energetic, focused and team-oriented individual to serve as the Weekend Manager for the upcoming 2018 season and beyond. The Weekend Manager will be responsible for recruiting, training, scheduling and overseeing the volunteer greeter staff that help to orient visitors to Lexington Historical Society’s Hancock-Clarke House and Munroe Tavern. In addition to assuming any open greeting shifts, the Weekend Manager will also be trained as a Visitor Services Associate at Lexington Historical Society’s Buckman Tavern. The Weekend Manager will work under the supervision of the Education and Interpretation Manger and will help to ensure that all historic properties are running efficiently. This position offers an excellent opportunity to learn or hone supervisory skills as well as the chance to work as a key team member of Lexington Historical Society’s visitor services team. The Weekend Manager will work 9 hours on site during the weekends (Friday-Sunday) with the opportunity to work from home when needed. Bachelor’s Degree or anticipated completion of a Bachelor’s Degree. The qualified candidate will possess: excellent customer service skills, a proven ability to communicate both orally and in writing, the ability to multi-task and to operate individually or as a member of a team, excellent organizational skills, and a familiarity with Microsoft Office. Interest in history (especially Early American and Revolutionary War) and the desire to work in a museum setting is a plus. Please send a resume, cover letter and list of references to the Education and Interpretation Manager, Chris Kauffman at ckauffman@lexingtonhistory.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 01/09/2018

Operations Manager

New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center New Bedford, MA
The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center seeks a part-time Operations Manager to coordinate volunteers, manage memberships, and manage a small gift shop. The Operations Manager works approximately 15 hours per week with occasional weekend and evening hours. Hours can be flexible. The Operations Manager reports directly to the Executive Director. Qualifications: BA/BS preferred and/or 3+ years of administrative experience, preferably within a non-profit setting. The ideal candidate will have: excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills; detail oriented, flexible and energetic; able to multi-task and prioritize in a dynamic work environment; facility with Microsoft Office Suite; familiarity with QuickBooks; Past Perfect donor management software; Wordpress; and Square Point of Sale a plus; comfortable working in a small office environment with minimal privacy; familiarity with New Bedford and the fishing industry a plus. Please send cover letter and resume to Laura Orleans at: director@fishingheritagecenter.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $12-$15 hour
Posted on: 01/04/2018

Visitor Services Associate

Sterling & Francine Clark Art Williamstown, MA
The Clark is seeking a regular, full-time associate who is gregarious, enthusiastic, and takes pride in serving and delighting Clark visitors. This position has full benefits. This year-round, full-time position—including weekends—includes overseeing and working directly with admissions, membership, retail and box office sales, as well as providing a variety of administrative support responsibilities including visitor and telephone reception. The Visitor Services Associate also assists in training and coordinating year-round and part-time associates and a staff of Summer Crew employees to ensure the constant exemplification of superior customer service. Other duties in support of the Clark’s events and activities will be greatly enhanced by your flexible attitude and desire to make contributions to the success of team projects. The successful candidate is cheerful, poised, and outgoing with strong interpersonal and communication skills. Other essential qualities include the ability to work independently and within a team, a keen eye for detail, excellent problem-solving abilities, a high level of discretion and confidentiality, and a willingness to go above and beyond to make every visitor’s experience a memorable one. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite is important. Prior experience with POS systems is a plus. Must have a valid driver’s license. Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, resume, salary requirements, and the names of three professional references via e-mail to HumanResources@clarkart.edu or mail to Human Resources, Clark Art Institute, P.O. Box 8, Williamstown, MA 01267. The Clark is an equal opportunity employer.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 12/26/2017

Visitor Services Lead Representative

Harvard Museums of Science and Culture Cambridge, MA
The Lead Visitor Services Representative will represent the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture and set standards by example to provide the highest level of customer service and to ensure that all museum visitors have a positive experience. This position involves welcoming visitors and groups, overseeing the processing of admissions payments (particularly Outbound Reservation system), resolving customer complaints, enforcing established processes and protocols, tracking and inventory of museum supplies, and conveying general museum information to the public in a professional manner. Weekends and holidays required. This position is eligible for Harvard's generous compensation and benefits package. To apply and for more information about this position please visit: https://jobs.brassring.com/1033/asp/tg/cim_jobdetail.asp?partnerID=25240&siteID=5341&AReq=44321BR
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 12/21/2017

Museum Interpreter

Hill-Stead Museum Farmington, CT
Hill-Stead Museum (HSM) is accepting applications for a Museum Interpreter. Under the direction of the Curator and Director, Interpretation and Programs, this new position will serve as a frontline ambassador of the institution, providing engaging and memorable tours and programs for visitors of all ages. The Museum Interpreter is primarily responsible for understanding and presenting a range of interpretive content focused on HSM’s collection of fine and decorative art; the architecture, gardens and grounds of the estate; and the stories and memorabilia belonging to the Pope and Riddle families. The Museum Interpreter will utilize HSM educational curriculum for student groups and provide support for community programs and special events. The position requires the ability to work with diverse groups of people within a donor-centered culture of philanthropy to deliver an exceptional visitor experience. A high-school diploma and at least 2 years of related undergraduate coursework are required for this position. Candidate should be a creative individual and willing team player with exceptional interpersonal skills, capable of working with peers and volunteers in a professional and respectful manner. The person hired for this position also will need the flexibility to work some evenings and weekends, as required by special events. Interested individuals should request a full job description via email from Holly Maynard at maynardh@hillstead.org. HSM 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: Part time
Posted on: 12/15/2017

Regional Site Manager, Northern New England

Historic New England Portsmouth, NH
Historic New England seeks a dynamic candidate to be our regional site manager, Northern New England. The regional site manager is our liaison to Northern New England communities and operates museums located in the region. This person is responsible for management and marketing of Langdon House, Rundlet-May House, Jackson House in Portsmouth, Gilman Garrison House in Exeter, and Barrett House in New Ipswich, and the supervision of two site managers responsible for six historic museums in Northern New England. The goals of the regional site manager are to provide public access to sites and programs through initiatives that conform to preservation standards and meet attendance targets, to work with development to grow Piscataqua region fundraising, and to guide site managers. The candidate will possess strong administrative, management and organizational skills, adjust to changing priorities, and works independently. A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and at least four years of job-related and/or translatable experience with nonprofit institutions managing historic site operations. Requires competent computer skills including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, e-mail. Must be able to operate in a team environment, where communication within and among the teams is essential to success. Ability to interact diplomatically and communicate effectively orally and in writing is essential. Requires a valid driver’s license and means of transportation and the ability to work periodic evening and weekend hours. Preferred: Master’s degree in a relevant field is preferred as is experience developing and leading interpretive tours; creating innovative public programs and volunteer programs; fundraising experience; and collections care experience. Send resume, cover letter, salary requirements to jobs@historicnewengland.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 12/07/2017

Volunteer Services

No Volunteer Services positions are currently available.

Intern/Fellowship, Paid

Terrana Curatorial Fellowship

Fitchburg Art Museum Fitchburg, MA
The Terrana Curatorial Fellowship is a 13-month, full-time appointment for a recent M.A./Ph.D. in museum studies/art history designed to launch emerging curators into substantial museum careers by providing an immersive educational experience. The Fellow will participate in the full range of curatorial practice by working with both historical and contemporary works of art, and engaging in writing, public speaking, exhibition press promotions, studio/museum/gallery visits, research, curatorial planning, exhibition catalogue production, and administrative work. The Fellow will report directly to Curator Lisa Crossman, Ph.D., and will work closely with Director Nick Capasso, Ph.D., and other members of the FAM team. Fellows will enjoy a supportive, collaborative, and creative work culture. As the fellowship progresses, the Fellow will have increasing responsibilities and autonomy as well as opportunities to mentor interns and work with students at Fitchburg State University. The capstone of the Fellowship will be curating our Annual Regional Exhibition of Art & Craft. The Fitchburg Art Museum is committed to the career aspirations of each Fellow. FAM staff will actively participate in job searches for Fellows with direct advocacy, references, and professional networks. The Terrana Curatorial Fellow will be paid a stipend of $30,000, plus full health coverage with an option to purchase additional family coverage. The Fellowship will begin on June 1, 2018 and run through June 30, 2019. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, CV, writing sample (between 5-15 pages), and the names and contact information for 3 references by email to Curator Lisa Crossman (lcrossman@fitchburgartmuseum.org), ATTN: Terrana Curatorial Fellowship. The deadline for application is February 16, 2018.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 01/16/2018

Canterbury Shaker Village Internship

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

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

Harvard Art Museums Cambridge, MA
The Curatorial Fellow researches 18th and 19th century decorative arts from Germany, emphasis on the Busch-Reisinger’s holdings of Meissen porcelain under the supervision of Lynette Roth, Daimler Curator of the Busch-Reisinger Museum. In addition to work on collection gallery installations, the Fellow will participate in preparations for the special exhibition “Pink” (Spring 2021) under the supervision of Cassandra Albinson, Margaret S. Winthrop Curator of European Art. The exhibition examines the ubiquity of pink in paintings, textiles, porcelain, and works on paper in the period from 1674 to 1850. Assists with a broad range of other curatorial activities, including preparation of interpretive materials, cataloguing of the permanent collection in the Art Museums’ database, and donor cultivation. The Curatorial Fellow also helps provide content expertise and support for the Art Museums’ Art Study Center by supporting classes and individual appointments six hours a week, participates in a series of art handling workshops, and contributes to a rich offering of public and academic interpretive programs across various platforms. Fellow will be an active member of the Fellows’ cohort and contribute to a group project; this final project likely take the form of an exhibition, gallery installation, symposium, or other program. MA in Art History; applicants must be European nationals. Proficiency in German preferred; PhD preferred; curatorial or related experience. Apply online with letter and curriculum vitae at http://hr.harvard.edu/search-jobs, use the acquisition number, number 44598BR. Upload transcript, and one article-length, English-language writing sample. Ask references to send letters of recommendation to: am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu (please note that the letters of reference will be verified).
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 01/12/2018

The Dangremond Museum Studies Internship

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

Summer Internship Program

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

2018-2019 Cole Fellow

Thomas Cole National Historic Site Catskill, NY
The Thomas Cole National Historic Site (TCNHS) is now reviewing applications for a one-year, full-time residential Cole Fellowship. Four candidates will be selected to participate in the research and interpretation of the work, home, and studios of the artist, Thomas Cole (1801 – 1848). Through a combination of research, interpretation, and hands-on projects, Cole Fellows conduct significant research and gain professional museum experience. The Fellowship runs from June 6, 2018 – May 19, 2019. Fellows are given a monthly stipend and free housing on-site. For application guidelines please visit: http://thomascole.org/fellowships/
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 12/19/2017

Vaughn-Thaxter Intern

Star Island Corporation Portsmouth, NH
Responsibilities: To build the museum’s digital photography portfolio of all artifacts within the collection. To work with the Vaughn Curator to maintain security and proper care of all museum space and equipment. The Vaughn-Thaxter Intern must become familiar with Isles of Shoals history, participate in trainings held by Island Heritage and Artifacts Committee members and advisors, and support the Assistant Conference Center Director in coordinating and completing the visual documentation project. The Vaughn-Thaxter Intern will also support the Vaughn Curator by hosting museum hours and elementary education programming as needed. More info here: http://starisland.org/blog/ How to apply: Submit a resume and cover letter to aminer@starisland.org by Wednesday, March 14. Please also complete the general Star Island employment application: http://starisland.org/working/#seasonal including the two requested references if application has never worked or interned on Star Island before. Posted on: 12/15/2017

2018 Buchanan Burnham Summer Scholars in Public History

Newport Historical Society Newport, RI
Lead public tours; assist with programs, exhibits and ongoing initiatives; attend training sessions and workshops; and participate in the daily operations of the Newport Historical Society. A significant portion of the fellowship also involves a public history project that supports NHS initiatives. The fellowship lasts 11wks, 5/29/18 – 8/10/18 (negotiable). Fellows receive a stipend totaling $5000, paid in equal installments every other week. Three positions available. Ideal candidates should have public history experience and familiarity with the early history and material culture of New England. Current graduate students with a background in museum collections, archives, or American History; and students preparing to apply to a graduate program may apply. Applications due 3/1/18. Send a resume, copies of transcript(s), two letters of recommendation, and a letter stating your reasons for applying, your career goals, your area of interest or a proposed topic for an individual project to: Buchanan Burnham Fellowship Newport Historical Society 82 Touro Street Newport, RI 02840; ipeters@NewportHistory.org Posted on: 12/04/2017

Intern, Unpaid

American Art Intern

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

Library Intern

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

Bilingual Education Intern

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art Hartford, CT
In an effort to broaden and reach new museum audiences, the Wadsworth Atheneum seeks an intern to further the engagement of Spanish-speaking visitors. The Bilingual Education Intern will work with the Director of Education and the Youth & Community Programs Manager to conduct research about bilingual programs in museums and art institutions across the country. The intern will engage Spanish-speaking visitors during Second Saturdays for Families and other community events. The intern will ensure that the Wadsworth Atheneum stays current in themes and subject matter relating to the Latinx community, and will assist in ongoing communication with local partners. Applicant: The successful candidate will be an undergraduate or graduate student who demonstrates an interest in art, art history, and/or community programming. This internship is not limited to art history majors, but applicants must possess a strong command of both English and Spanish. Applicants should also have excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills as well as strong research and problem-solving skills. Time Commitment: 10-12 hours/week. Stipend: This is a paid internship. Application Deadline: Open until filled Candidates must submit the following materials: A complete Internship Application Cover Sheet, which can be found here. A current resume or CV confirming the eligibility requirements and listing relevant professional experience and academic work. A statement of interest, describing in 500 words or less the applicant’s reasons and qualifications for the position, and how this internship is relevant to the achievement of future career goals. A writing sample, three to five pages in length. Official academic transcript(s). Transcripts must be sent
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 01/19/2018

Development Intern

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

Tours and Visitor Learning Intern - Winter/Spring 2018

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

Collections and Interpretation Intern

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

Curatorial Intern

Fitchburg Art Museum Fitchburg, MA
Curatorial Internships at the Fitchburg Art Museum (FAM) are designed to give curious future curators a substantive, immersive educational experience in a fast-paced regional art museum. The Spring 2018 FAM Curatorial Internship is a one-semester, one or two day a week (TBD) commitment for students currently pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees in museum studies or art history. FAM Curatorial Interns participate in and assist with a range of curatorial practice, including exhibition planning, design, and management. Interns will be exposed to both historical and contemporary works of art, and may engage in a variety of tasks including research, curatorial planning, writing, studio/museum/gallery visits, and other administrative work, including assisting with preparation and implementation of a Portfolio Review in May and FAM’s Regional Exhibition of Art & Craft in June 2018. Ideally, the candidate would begin in mid-February. However, the exact start date and May or June 2018 end date will be determined in consultation with the selected candidate. Please note that while public transportation to the Museum is available, it is limited. Therefore, we request that interns have a car. Curatorial Interns will report to Curator Lisa Crossman, Ph.D. and Koch Curatorial Fellow Lauren Szumita. Interns will enjoy an immensely collegial, supportive, collaborative, and creative work culture with other members of the FAM team. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, CV or resume, and the names and contact information for 2 references by email to Curator Lisa Crossman (lcrossman@fitchburgartmuseum.org, ATTN: Curatorial Internship). The deadline for application is January 15, 2017. For general information about FAM, please visit www.fitchburgartmuseum.org. Posted on: 11/29/2017

Volunteer

No Volunteer positions are currently available.

Board Member

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Other

Collections Photographer

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

ENGLISH VILLAGE MANAGER, MUSEUM EXPERIENCE GROUP

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

ENGLISH VILLAGE MANAGER, MUSEUM EXPERIENCE GROUP

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

LIVING HISTORY EDUCATOR, MUSEUM EXPERIENCE GROUP

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

GARDENER, MUSEUM EXPERIENCE GROUP

Plimoth Plantation Plymouth, MA
Plimoth Plantation, Inc Plymouth, MA This is an opportunity to work at one of the country's most prestigious living history museums. Operating on a remarkable property overlooking Cape Cod Bay, Plimoth Plantation brings the story of America’s early foundation to life for hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. The Museum Gardener is a member of the horticulture team that is responsible for the upkeep and development of the museum’s gardens and landscapes. By maintaining excellent standards of presentation of the gardens and landscapes you will contribute to guests’ enjoyment of this unique outdoor museum. We are seeking an individual who will greet with energy and enthusiasm the challenges and opportunities inherent in the maintenance of gardens. This is very much a hands-on job and most of the work during spring, summer and fall is the day-to- day physical work of maintaining the gardens. We will provide on the job training but you will need to have some horticulture experience or training, perhaps through working in a similar role, and/or through relevant educational experience You possess the energy, vision and drive to be part of a team that will achieve great results. You are equally effective and efficient working independently and as part of a highly collaborative team. Contact Sue Haverstock shaverstock@plimoth.org with any questions. Complete online application at www.plimoth.org/about/work-plimoth. EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time, Year Round
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 01/16/2018

Manton Curator of Prints, Drawings, & Photographs

Sterling & Francine Clark Art Williamstown, MA
Manton Curator of Prints, Drawings, & Photographs The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute seeks a highly motivated and team-oriented professional to serve as the Manton Curator of Prints, Drawings, & Photographs. This individual will be responsible for the care, exhibition, acquisition, research, and interpretation of the museum’s renowned collection of works on paper. The Clark’s collection ranges from the Renaissance to the early twentieth century, including prints and drawings by Dürer, drawings by Rubens, Tiepolo, and other canonical Old Masters. The collection’s great strength lies in the nineteenth century, with particularly strong works by Degas, Gauguin, Toulouse-Lautrec, and Homer among others. The Clark has more recently been developing a collection of early photography. The Clark collection was greatly enhanced by the 2007 gift of the Sir Edwin and Lady Manton Collection of British Art, which is rich in drawings and watercolors by Constable, Turner, Girtin, Rowlandson, and Gainsborough. The Manton Curator will be a key member of the Clark’s curatorial staff, involved with all aspects of the museum program and overseeing the development and programming of the Manton Study Center for Works on Paper as well as organizing exhibitions for the adjacent E. V. Thaw Gallery for Works on Paper. S/he will develop and maintain contact with the general public, donors, lenders, students, and professional colleagues to expand the audience for the Clark’s collections, programs, and publications. Supervise, train, and actively mentor curatorial assistant(s) for works on paper, work-study students, interns, and advise other students interested in prints, drawings, and photographs. Clark curators are encouraged to teach in the graduate program in art history at Williams College. This is a full-time position with excellent benefits. The ideal candidate will have an advanced degree in art history (Ph.D. preferred); at least seven years of relevant professional experience; proven research, writing, and confident public speaking skills; and an enthusiastic commitment to participation in the world of prints, drawings, and photographs both nationally and internationally. To be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter describing your interest and experience along with your resume, salary requirements, and three professional references to: HumanResources@clarkart.edu. The Clark is an equal opportunity employer.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 01/12/2018

Museum Evaluation Part Time Lecturer

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

Barbara Alfond Manager of Exhibitions and Publications

Colby College Museum of Art Waterville, ME
http://www.colby.edu/administration_cs/humanresources/employment/barbara_alfond_mgr_12_2017.cfm The manager of exhibitions and publications manages all administrative aspects of the planning and implementation of the Colby Museum of Art exhibitions and print and digital publications. Working closely with the deputy director, director and chief curator, and the curatorial and education departments, the manager of exhibitions and publications does this by aligning the appropriate staff from across the museum and implementing effective project management and procedures. The manager of exhibitions and publications serves as an intermediary between museum leadership, the curatorial, education, collections, and installation departments, and external parties related to the development and facilitation of the museum’s exhibitions and related publications and communications. The position is responsible for initiating and maintaining institutional partnerships in service of the exhibitions and publication programs. The ideal candidate will be highly organized and motivated, have exceptional writing and editing skills, and enjoy working in a dynamic, inspiring environment.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 12/19/2017

Art and Education Assistant

Portland Museum of Art Portland, ME
Under the general supervision of the Deputy Director and Robert and Elizabeth Nanovic Chief Curator, this position is responsible for administrative and program support for the Portland Museum of Art’s (PMA’s) Learning and Interpretation, Curatorial, Registration, and Preparatory departments to ensure successful execution of curatorial, exhibition, and educational programs in support of the PMA’s mission. Full details can be found here, https://www.portlandmuseum.org/position/art-and-education-assistant. Please email cover letter, résumé, and completed PMA Application for Employment (available at website), aea.pma.122017@portlandmuseum.org. Job applications will be accepted electronically only and will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 12/13/2017

Museum Researcher

Providence Children's Museum Providence, RI
The Causality and Mind Lab at Brown University (P.I. David Sobel) and Providence Children’s Museum (PCM) are seeking a Museum Researcher for a National Science Foundation-funded project investigating belief revision in early childhood and children's learning processes. The Museum Researcher will engage in research related to the project as well as serve as a liaison between the Causality and Mind Lab and PCM. This is a full-time position at 37.5 hours/week, split between PCM and Brown University’s Causality Lab; 10 hours/week for PCM and 27.5 hours/week for Brown University. Benefits are available through Brown University. The Researcher will manage recruitment, administration and treatment of research participants in accordance with IRB protocols, organize recruiting efforts, research and prepare appropriate experimental materials, collaborate with P.I.s to create coding schemes, and coordinate implementation of coding schemes with project partners. At PCM, the Researcher will support the Museum’s research agenda, lead evaluation efforts in exhibits and programs, lend expertise to interdepartmental research projects and assist in dissemination. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree (required)/Advanced degree (preferred) or equivalent experience in developmental psychology, museum visitor studies, education, cognitive/learning sciences, or related field. Minimum two years professional experience in informal learning settings, preferably including museums. Applicants must apply through the Brown University employment portal at: https://brown.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/staff-careers-brown/job/Metcalf-Research-Lab/MuseumResearcher_REQ140300-1. Please submit a cover letter, CV, and the names of three references. Please Note: The job description on the Brown University employment page does not include the 10 hours worked at PCM. We recognize that this may be confusing. Please contact David Sobel at Dave_Sobel@Brown.edu or Janella Watson at Watson@childrenmuseum.org with questions.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 11/29/2017

Museum Editor

State University Of New York College at Plattsburgh Plattsburgh, NY
The Art Museum at the State University of New York, College at Plattsburgh is seeking well-qualified candidates for a half-time position as Museum Educator. The Museum Educator creates, implements, and presents museum education and information programs for the college community and the general public; oversees the docent program; develops new programs; researches funding possibilities and writes grants; and coordinates the Museum Education program with other college departments and community institutions. For position details and application process, visit http://jobs.plattsburgh.edu and select “View Current Openings” SUNY College at Plattsburgh is a fully compliant employer committed to excellence through diversity.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 11/28/2017