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Administrative/Director

Human Resources Manager

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

Director

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

Senior Administrative and Project Assistant

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

Executive Assistant to the President and CEO

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

Senior Accountant

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

Museum Director

World Awareness Children's Museum Glens Falls, NY
The Director will achieve the Museum's mission to "bring our diverse world to children" primarily through its interactive exhibitions, educational programs using its prestigious collections of children art from 80 countries and related educational objects. The Director will serve as principal community spokesperson, lead staff, manage museum operations, develop and execute Museum policies as directed by the Board of Trustees. Strong skills are required in development, fundraising, marketing, finance, administration, leadership, and vision. A minimum of 3-5 years of experience required in nonprofit management, museum studies, business, or related field. The full job description is posted on www.worldchildrensmuseum.org. Address cover letter with resume to Edward Fitzgerald, President, Board of Trustees and send to Karin Kilgore-Green at kgreen@jmzarchitects.com by August 4, 2017.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: $47,500 - 52,500
Posted on: 07/06/2017

Human Resources Leader

ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center Burlington, VT
ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain is a dynamic, nationally acclaimed, lake aquarium and science center committed to engaging diverse public audiences in creating a healthier Lake Champlain. ECHO seeks a strategic, thoughtful and highly communicative human resources professional to advance the recruitment, retainment, and development of ECHO’s team, which includes full, part time and seasonal employees as well as interns and volunteers. This key leadership position will recruit, hire and retain a team of well trained, motivated employees and volunteers, develop and implement strategies to support professional development, create a positive, engaging workplace culture that embraces lifelong learning and establishes fair and equitable organizational policies that clearly communicate and integrate our mission, vision, and core values into our daily practice. The position requires a dynamic thinker and doer who takes initiative and actively engages in building positive organizational and human resource best practices to create an fun and effective workplace. The ideal candidate will embrace continuous learning, thrive in a fast-paced environment and have a proven ability to build strong internal relationships and external partnerships. Full job description at: echovt.org/jobs. ECHO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes resumes from individuals who will contribute to our diversity. Send resume and cover letter to jobs@echovermont.org titled HR Leader. Application Deadline: Friday, July 14, 2017
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 06/27/2017

Administrative Manager

The Bidwell House Museum Monterey, MA
The Bidwell House Museum, a colonial history museum set on 192 acres in the Berkshires, seeks an organized, detail-oriented individual for a part-time 18 hour/week position in our small office. The Administrative Manager works directly under the Executive Director, and is responsible for membership record-keeping and correspondence, office management, and participation in fundraising, media and marketing projects. Recent college graduates with an active interest in history, education, historic preservation, art history, and/or museum studies are strongly encouraged to apply. A great job to learn about museum practices! The individual needs to be a self-starter with strong oral and written communication skills as well as computer skills, including Word, Excel and Quickbooks. Museum database management experience (Past Perfect) as well as graphic design and web site experience is a plus. Send resume and references to Heather Kowalski, Executive Director, email: bidwellhr@gmail.com. The Bidwell House Museum, 100 Art School Road, PO. Box 537, Monterey, MA 01245. For more details: www.bidwellhousemuseum.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $15/hour
Posted on: 06/27/2017

Manager of Curatorial and Administrative Affairs

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

Executive Director

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

Collections

Assistant Registrar

The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art Amherst, MA
The Carle seeks a full-time Assistant Registrar to support the Collections Manager & Registrar with documentation and physical care of the museum art collections and loans. Primary duties include generating, tracking, and maintaining electronic and paper records for accessions, preparing permanent collection items for exhibition, and processing outgoing loans. The Assistant Registrar will also provide data entry, administrative and art handling support as needed with the processing of temporary loan exhibitions as well as assist with general monitoring and organization of the collection. The successful applicant will demonstrate accuracy and attentiveness to detail and possesses the ability to monitor own work to ensure quality. Candidates should be well organized, able to prioritize and meet deadlines, and comfortable working independently and proactively in a fast-paced team environment. Qualifications required: bachelor’s degree in art history, museum studies or related field; minimum of one year experience in a museum registration, collections management or curatorial department (master’s degree and two or more years’ experience preferred); computer proficiency; facility with collections databases; working knowledge of museum standard registration methods. The position is full-time with benefits. To apply: email resume and cover letter to hr@carlemuseum.org. For more information: http://www.carlemuseum.org/content/job-listing
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 07/10/2017

Curator of Museum Gardens

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

Archivist

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

Curatorial Assistant

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

Registrar

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

Collections Manager

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

Registrar/Collections Manager

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

Collections Imaging Specialist

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

Assistant Curator

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

Development and Marketing

Digital Content Editor

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

Development Assistant

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

Development Consultant

Historic Newton Newton, MA
Historic Newton (www.historicnewton.org) is seeking a dynamic, experienced, and motivated development professional to coordinate our fund-raising program, as an interim position for a period of three months. The individual must be able to sustain and generate support through member and donor stewardship, corporate gifts, and, in particular, a major fundraising event. The successful candidate must have a minimum of three to five years’ experience and a proven record of success. The consultant will have a demonstrated ability to cultivate, solicit, and steward gifts; manage 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. Experience with event management is also important. The Development Consultant will work with the Director of Development before and after her parental leave, will have the support of an engaged and talented board-level committee, and will receive some administrative support. Contracted position from mid-September to mid-December, 2017, with competitive remuneration for 24 hours per week. E.O.E. Applicants may send their resume and cover letter to: historicnewton@newtonma.gov or 527 Washington Street, Newton, MA, 02458.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Contract
Posted on: 07/14/2017

Membership Communications Officer

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

Director of External Relations

Williams College Williamstown, MA
Director of External Relations Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA) An exciting new position at the Williams College Museum of Art, the Director of External Relations develops the Museum's strategies around marketing and communications, including media and public relations; the Store; and donor relations. Responsibilities • Effectively positions the museum's stories in various media and press outlets • Partners closely with the Office of College Relations on the College's broader fundraising goals for the Museum, ensuring museum priorities are understood and well communicated. • Develops goals and strategies for all levels of membership, and for foundation and government grant support. Qualifications • The successful candidate should be an energetic liberal arts generalist who has experience working in art organizations. • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent and 7-10 years of communications leadership experience. • Experience leading creative teams and managing staff. • Ability to collaborate effectively across functions, with highly developed skills working with a diversity of people and groups. • Ability to simply and powerfully communicate ideas through writing and visuals. • Experience managing multiple competing needs, interests, and personality types of donors and high-level members. For the detailed job posting and/or to apply for this position, please visit http://staff-careers.williams.edu. EOE/AA Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/whhg9z48qqy99b4c PI98585732
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 07/11/2017

Development Manager

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

Manager of Membership & Development

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

Institutional Support Officer

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

Preservation Policy Associate

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

Director of Business Development

New England Historic Genealogical Society Boston, MA
American Ancestors / NEHGS seeks a dynamic and passionate leader to serve as Director of Business Development with the key responsibilities of increasing the organization’s market position and achieving financial growth through the development of purpose-driven earned income initiatives. As the organization’s leader of earned income activities, the Director of Business Development will oversee the planning, implementation, and execution of initiatives to develop, market, and monetize family history services, products, and partnerships to support the genealogical research endeavors of new and existing constituents while helping to further the financial sustainability of the institution. Duties and Responsibilities: Develop and author a growth strategy based on our core values that achieves increased gross and net revenue, market expansion, and maintains high constituent satisfaction. Conduct research to identify target markets, constituent needs and industry trends. Analyze, evaluate, and recommend scalable and sustainable service and product offerings that meet constituent needs. Develop business opportunities by analyzing market strategies, requirements, revenue potential, and financial cost-benefit. Supervise Marketing and Sales team. Skill and Qualifications: Minimum 10 years of professional work experience with proven sales planning, prospecting, marketing and closing skills. Ability to meet deadlines in a timely and efficient manner. Strong knowledge of computer/internet skills, such as: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Adobe Creative Cloud; Knowledge and experience with CRM platforms is required. Ability to travel. Appreciation and interest in family history. Competitive nonprofit salary and exceptional benefits package. How to Apply: Email a compelling cover letter and a resume to mmajor@nehgs.org. No phone calls, please. Apply by: August 7, 2017
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 07/05/2017

Senior Development Coordinator

The Children's Museum Inc. West Hartford, CT
The Children’s Museum Inc., West Hartford, is a 90 year old educational organization that includes a center with hands on science, nature and art exhibits, a Museum Preschool and a Nature Center. The Museum and Nature Center features over 200 live animals, a digital planetarium, hands on exhibits and numerous educational programs within our facilities and thru outreach into the community for young children, families and schools. The Senior Development Coordinator works alongside lead staff, museum management and the Board of Trustees, to engage in fund development functions with an emphasis on cultivating, securing and maintaining major donors to support our operations, exhibits and educational programming initiatives. This position requires a strong knowledge of proven fundraising models and strategies and fundraising sources to successfully develop and maintain relationships with major donors, local companies, large corporations and foundations. This role will chair the development team consisting of the Executive Director, Director of Operations, Grant Writer/Coordinator and Development Associate. This role takes on administrative oversight for development staff and works with leadership to develop budgets, reports and ancillary materials to support development proposals and reports. For a detailed job description and information on how to apply, visit our website http://www.thechildrensmuseumct.org/about-us/employment/
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 07/05/2017

Chief Development Officer

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts Bethel, NY
The Chief Development Officer (CDO) will have an exciting and rewarding opportunity to chart the next phase of philanthropic growth for Bethel Woods. Reporting to and partnering with the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the CDO also works closely with the board of trustees to engage in the identification, cultivation, and solicitation of major donors and leveraging the potential for significant gifts. As an integral member of the senior management team, the CDO plays an active role as a thought-partner in planning for the organization’s overall advancement. Please submit a letter and resume (electronic submissions, please) with a summary of demonstrable accomplishments to: Elisabeth B. Galley, Senior Vice President, Arts Consulting Group,bethelwoods@ArtsConsulting.com
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 06/27/2017

Director of Development

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

Development Department Assistant

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

Education

Curator of Education

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

Education Programs Coordinator

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

Community Educator - 43928BR

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

Education Coordinator

Cape Ann Museum Gloucester, MA
The Education Coordinator works with the Director of Education and Public Programs in the development and implementation of educational programs that engage the public with the Museum’s collections. The position includes diverse administrative responsibilities and duties in education, public programming and Museum operations. In partnership with other Museum staff, duties include the support, planning and implementation of the Museum’s annual event calendar, direct communications with artists, historians and other presenters to assist in the execution of programs,serve as instructor for the Museum’s adult and youth/family programs, lead tours for school groups and other visitors, act as a community liaison for Museum’s educational activities, assist in the design of materials to support teaching and public engagement, contribute to the Museum’s publications, assist in the marketing of programs, manage reservations for tour and school groups, work with volunteers, docents and interns, maintain the Museum’s Activity Center and Student Art Gallery. BA in education, art, history, museum studies or related discipline. Experienced in visitor engagement, education or interpretation. Excellent written communication, presentation and research skills. Experience with technology and social media. Must be task oriented, detailed and able to work on multiple projects simultaneously. Must be a team player, but able to work independently. High regard for customer service and visitor experience. Knowledge of Cape Ann community/history/art, preferable. able to work Tuesday through Saturday, and evenings/Sundays as required for programs. Please email cover letter, resume and three professional references to sheilahruby@capeannmuseum.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: 9782830455
Posted on: 07/07/2017

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 August 28, 2017 through November 20, 2017. Hours range from 10-28 hours per weekend during this time depending upon program bookings. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Lead tours, outdoor and indoor activities;Supervise guests overnight on board the tall ship JOSEPH CONRAD; Assist in rigging climbing; Assist with cleaning of program facilities; Provide excellent customer service and excellent visitor experiences; Build a professional repertoire through continuous growth and mastery of content, skills, hands-on education, presentation and delivery techniques; Contribute to the development of new programs and enhancement of existing programs; Help advance department and institutional goals, adhere to mission, and serve as ambassador for Mystic Seaport To view the full posting and apply, please visit www.mysticseaportmuseuminc.appone.com.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 06/29/2017

Digital Arts Teacher

Provincetown Art Association and Museum Provincetown, MA
This is a part-time contract position in the Provincetown Art Association and Museum’s Art Reach program helps students identify interests in digital media to support the realization of individual and team projects; recent projects have included side scrolling platform games; digital animation; and projects that require coding and graphic design. The weekly afternoon program, now entering its 10th year, will run from October-May (50 sessions); game sessions run two afternoons per week; program breaks that mirror the school year. (Sessions are currently offered Thursday and Saturday afternoons. The successful teacher will be: committed to and enthusiastic about working with this age group; able to address individual needs and encourage both solo problem-solving and peer learning; and maintain a supportive and fun creative learning environment. The teacher will also be responsible for evaluation of his/her sessions, including weekly journals and bi-annual assessments of students. Classes are small: between 7-12 students. Required: BA, BFA or related degree, along with a passion for digital games and experience with popular games such as Hearthstone, Minecraft, and Pokémon GO; and working knowledge of/or willingness to learn the Adobe Creative Suite. Experience working with teens in project-based, creative learning environments preferred, but will consider exceptional candidates with non-traditional learning backgrounds. To apply, email Lynn Stanley at lstanley@paam.org . Include a cover letter and résumé and, if applicable, links to websites/videos of work. No phone calls please.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: commensurate with experience
Posted on: 06/28/2017

Education Coordinator

Mystic Museum of Art Mystic, CT
Mystic Museum of Art seeks an Education Coordinator to manage School Outreach and Studio Art Programs for audiences aged three and up. These programs aim to engage young and adult audiences with artistic processes, connect contemporary art ideas with past traditions, and help the public explore art through a wide range of modalities and from a variety of perspectives. The EC will work under the direction of the Deputy Director for Public Engagement and Operations (DDPEO) to co-plan, schedule, implement and evaluate on- and off-site group programs for grades Pre-K through 12, as well as studio art classes in various media for the general public. The EC works closely with MMoA faculty and the DDPEO to design curricula for both program areas. Additional duties include hiring and supervising models and instructors, budget-tracking and development, purchasing, data-entry and reporting, copy-writing and all related correspondence and administration for programs. At least one year of experience both teaching and running administration in a museum or art educational setting is required. Necessary to this position are strong skills in time management, writing, and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator, highly organized, and proactive by nature. This permanent, 24-hour a-week position includes paid time off and the option to teach additional weekly hours. Occasional weekends and evenings required. Interested parties should send a cover letter, resume, and list of references to: Dawn Salerno, Deputy Director for Public Engagement and Operations: dsalerno@mysticmuseumofart.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $14 -$17/hour
Posted on: 06/27/2017

Interpretive Planner

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

Manager of Historic Sites

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

Exhibits

Exhibition and Program Manager

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

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

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

Facilities

Preservation Project Manager

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

Carpenter

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

Assistant Operations and Security Officer

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

Facilities Operations Manager

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

Museum Store

Museum Store Associate

The House of the Seven Gables Salem, MA
Obtain merchandise requested by customer or receive merchandise selected by customer. Complete sales transactions utilizing the point of sales system. Accurately determine and charge final bill by calculating discounts, tax and totals on merchandise selected by customer. Accept payments and make change, process credit card transactions, refunds and exchanges in, etc. Wrap or bag merchandise for customers. Actively maintain the store appearance, including keeping merchandise neatly organized and attractively displayed, dusting and cleaning shelves, folding t-shirts and maintaining displays to provide the highest of visual presentation. Answer gift shop phone and assist callers as needed. May open and /or close Museum store according to established procedures. May reconcile daily sales and prepare deposits and end of day reports to management. Excellent Customer Service Skills Please contact Melissa Reynolds, HR Manager at mreynolds@7gables.org or 978-744-0991 ext. 111 The House of the Seven Gables is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity.”
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 07/06/2017

Security

Museum Security Officer (Casual Position, No Benefits)*

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

Visitor Services

Associate Team Leader

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

Assistant Director, Visitor Experience & Special Events

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

Visitor Services Manager

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

Volunteer Services

Volunteer & Intern Program Manager

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

Intern/Fellowship, Paid

Education Fellowship

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

Imaging Services Intern

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

Intern, Unpaid

Membership Intern - Fall 2017

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

Marketing Internship - Fall 2017

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

Development Internship - Fall 2017

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

Archivist

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

Archaeology Intern

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

Collections Intern

The Fairbanks House Museum Dedham, MA
The Fairbanks House Museum is seeking a collections intern for late summer and/or fall! The Fairbanks House was built in 1637, making it the oldest wooden building standing in North America. It was occupied by eight generations of Fairbanks and has been a museum, still owned and operated by the family, since 1904. The house was expanded over the years without significantly changing the older parts of the house so today it remains a prime example of colonial architecture. The house is also a very real and tangible connection to colonial and early American history. The internship will include (but not be limited to) cataloging and documenting museum collections, properly storing and displaying objects, collections care and conservation, historical and genealogical research, and maintaining the historic building. The ideal candidate will be a student in (or recent graduate of) a museum studies or public history graduate program or an emerging museum professional with an interest in learning more about collections management and curation. To apply, please send resume and cover letter to curatordaniel@fairbankshouse.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 07/06/2017

Social Media Intern

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

Educational Programs Intern

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

Volunteer

Docent/Tour Guide

Paul S. Russell, MD Museum of Medical History and Innovation at Massachusetts General Hospital Boston, MA
We are recruiting new volunteers to help us meet the growing demand for our history tours, technology demonstrations, and school programs. Volunteers welcome visitors in the museum, lead tours of the historical highlights of Mass General’s campus and of the historic Ether Dome, and demonstrate our virtual dissection table. Docents typically have one standing two- or three-hour shift per week; must have some flexibility to cover other shifts. Most of the shifts are during M-F 9-5 business hours, with some Saturday shifts. Must be available a minimum of six months. The museum and Ether Dome are wheelchair accessible. You can expect to work with all ages, with tourists and hospital staff and patients, with locals and visitors with limited English. Some days are fast-paced and busy, while other days are quiet. People who are bilingual are especially encouraged to volunteer. No special background in history, medicine, or science is required – we will train you! To apply, send a note explaining your interest and availability to mghhistory@partners.org.
SALARY RANGE: Volunteer
Posted on: 06/30/2017

Museum Docent

Worcester Art Museum Worcester, MA
Worcester Art Museum Docents are people who are above all enthusiastic, empathetic, and social individuals. These devoted volunteers are great lovers of art, whose commitment to sharing that passion comes through with every museum conversation. The WAM docent is a lifelong learner; someone who is restless unless they are learning a new skill or delving into new material. Innovation and change is not something they fear; they welcome it. They facilitate access to information with ease, for the most novice of museum visitor, to fellow museum colleagues, and beyond. WAM docents love people. They enjoy engaging in conversation; they are leaders; they enjoy diversity of thought. WAM Docents are the face of our institution, and create lasting memories for generations of museum guests. Please contact katrinastacy@worcesterart.org for an application form and for more information. Posted on: 06/28/2017

Mission House Greeter

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

Bryant Homestead Tour Guide

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

Field Farm and the Folly Tour Guide

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

Board Member

Board Member

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

Other

Embroiderer

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

Publicist, Yale University Press

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

Art Museum Librarian

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