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Administrative/Director

Excutive Director

East Hampton Historical Society East Hampton, NY
The Board of Trustees of the East Hampton Historical Society seeks a qualified and experienced Executive Director to oversee and manage its 7 museum sites, its 10,000+ collection of historical artifacts and to administer the staff of 3 full-time, 3 part-time and 2 office volunteers, The Director is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Society's facilities, as well as organizing fundraising, educational and membership events. The position reports directly to the Board of Trustees. Founded in 1921, the Society's mission is to serve the residents and visitors of East Hampton by collecting, preserving, presenting and interpreting the material culture and economic heritage of the Town and its environs. The successful candidate will have the following qualifications: Bachelor or Master's degree in American history, public history, museum studies, nonprofit administration/management or equivalent degree program. Sensitivity to history is preferred. Also experience in museum or nonprofit work for s minimum of 2 years as Director. The applicant will have demonstrated ability in overseeing R&L responsibility for an organization, also exceptional communication/presentation skills. Salary commensurate with experience. Please reply to:
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 11/16/2017

Senior Curator (Head of Product Design & Decorative Arts)

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum New York, NY
Serving as Senior Curator and Head of the Product Design and Decorative Arts Department of Cooper Hewitt. Serves as Cooper Hewitt’s expert in the field of 17th-and 18th-century decorative and applied arts. Supervises associate curators as well as oversees interns, fellows and other volunteers. Researches and conducts on-going scholarly and applied research on various aspects of the museum’s 17th and 18th century permanent collection, as well as on the historical influences of earlier works on that period and from that period on works of later date.Conceives, initiates, and develops national and international exhibitions, based on his/her expertise and knowledge of the museum’s collection of decorative arts, interior design, furniture, ornament, and other design fields. Responsible for the continued expansion, development, and maintenance of a balanced collection. Talks and lectures. Oversees and supervises staff and fellows/interns. MUST ADDRESS IN DETAIL WITHIN RESUME ALL OF THE FOLLOWING QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS - SEE LINK TO JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: MA or higher in Decorative Arts and Design, Art History, or Architectural History, with coursework including architecture or design history. Transcripts required Senior curatorial experience in exhibition planning, performing original research/analysis and performing research-oriented duties in support of exhibitions, publications, acquisitions, and other projects in 17th-and 18th-century decorative and applied arts. HOW TO APPLY? This is a federally funded position. Applicants must apply on line at USAJOBS by or before Monday, December 4, 2017 (no extensions). Apply at this link: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/484252300 More information about the job: https://www.cooperhewitt.org/careers/senior-curator-head-of-product-design-and-decorative-arts/
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: $97869.00 to $107656
Posted on: 11/16/2017

Public Program Coordinator

Nantucket Historical Association Nantucket, MA
The Nantucket Historical Association is seeking an energetic, positive visionary who enjoys public service and event planning as its Public Programs Coordinator. The NHA provides a dynamic array of guest lectures, concerts, family experiences and special programs to the community; the Public Programs Coordinator creates and successfully manages this fast-paced program schedule. S/He has a strong eye for detail and a larger creative vision, as they research, develop, and execute one-of-a-kind, engaging programs and outreach experiences, inspired by the NHA’s historic collections and seasonal exhibitions. Applicants: possess a genuine appreciation for working with the public and colleagues in the local community; are outgoing, creative self-starters with superior organizational and communication skills; demonstrate the ability to manage multiple projects successfully, maintaining a positive outlook. This position requires an independent problem-solver, equally adept at asking for help, yet comfortable taking direction from a supervisor or working in a team. Candidates have an aptitude for learning new technology, media and A/V skills, and must be prepared to work some weekends, evenings, and holidays. Successful candidates have a Bachelor’s degree and/or minimum 3-5 years related experience in public programs, event management, customer service and/or education. A Master's degree, relevant experience in museums and/or interest in art history, public history, or museum administration, a plus. Cover letter, resume and three references should be emailed immediately to Rebecca Miller at rmiller@nha.org, or mailed c/o Nantucket Historical Association, PO Box 1016, Nantucket, MA 02554. The Nantucket Historical Association is an equal opportunity employer.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience
Posted on: 11/13/2017

Leadership Transitions & Data Administrator

Arts Consulting Group Boston, MA
Based in either ACG’s Boston or San Diego office, the Leadership Transitions and Data Administrator (Administrator) will be a highly organized, detail oriented, and effective team member who will work closely with and provide operational and administrative support to the Leadership Transitions team. The Administrator will undertake an array of executive search-related administrative functions, a broad range of data entry and database management responsibilities, and special projects that advance the effectiveness and efficiency ACG’s Leadership Transitions practice. Reporting to and working closely with the Senior Vice President, Leadership Transitions (SVP), this individual will play a key role in maintaining applicant and resume database information critical to ACG’s operations, supporting the implementation of executive search and interim management processes. The Administrator’s responsibilities will span the cycle of an executive search, from proposal development through candidate placement. Please submit a cover letter and resume (electronic submissions only) outlining specific experience and demonstrable accomplishments to: Martin Bragg, Senior Vice President, Leadership Transitions, 292 Newbury Street, Suite 315, Boston, MA 02115-2801, email: administrator@ArtsConsulting.com. Visit artsconsulting.com for full job description.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 11/09/2017

Executive Director

New Hampshire Boat Museum Wolfeboro, NH
New Hampshire Boat Museum (NHBM), with a mission to inspire understanding and appreciation of the role New Hampshire’s lakes play in people’s lives, seeks an experienced and enthusiastic Executive Director to take it to its next level and to make a difference for the museum and its community. Located in Wolfeboro, on the shore of Lake Winnipesaukee, NHBM just marked its 25th anniversary and is undertaking a capital campaign to construct a new museum and increase its endowment. NHBM is family-friendly and offers experience-based learning opportunities for visitors of all ages. Through programs and changing exhibits, NHBM explores such diverse topics as the Native American experience; lakeside industries; the history and architecture of homes and boathouses; changing vacation patterns; lakeside camps; the lake environment; and transportation to and on the lake. NHBM’s collection of over 1,000 objects includes boats from major manufacturers and regionally made craft, boating accessories, a growing archival collection, and the Millie B, a replica of a 1928 mahogany craft that takes visitors on tours of the lake. The E.D. will lead NHBM’s strategic operation, provide creative visioning, and manage daily museum operations; work with Board to complete the capital campaign and open the new museum; serve as the public face of the museum; oversee small staff and large volunteer corps. Desire to work in a small museum and interest in marine history/US history/ecology desirable. Capital campaign experience a plus. B.A., minimum of seven years’ museum experience required. M.A. preferred. For full job description, contact Executive Search Consultant Gail Nessell Colglazier at gncolglazier@gmail.com. Nominations welcome. EOE.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience
Posted on: 11/09/2017

Public Programs Manager

The Mount: Edith Wharton's Home Lenox, MA
The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Home in Lenox, MA, has an opening for a full-time Public Programs Manager. This position is a key member of our outward-facing team and represents The Mount both to our constituents and to the community. This is the perfect opportunity for a motivated individual, looking to positively impact the organization and deepen its constituent and community engagement.Overview:The Public Programs Manager is a full-time, exempt member of The Mount’s administrative staff and provides leadership, direction, and coordination for its public programs as part of the Communications Department. The employee is responsible for the research, development, planning, implementation and evaluation of all public programs and for ensuring that these forward thinking programs complement and supplement the overall mission of the organization and are guided by its long-range plan. Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in communications, museum studies, arts management, or a related field is preferred. Programming and/or event planning experience required. Prior non-profit experience preferred.Prior work with community engagement preferred. Special Requirements: Must have a valid Driver’s License. Flexible work schedule required. Must be available nights, weekends and holiday hours. Full Job Description: Please visit: https://www.edithwharton.org/about/job-opportunities/ To Apply please send cover letter and resume to: info@edithwharton.org. About The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Home: The Mount is a National Historic Landmark that celebrates the intellectual, artistic, and humanitarian legacy of Edith Wharton. We offer multiple ways to experience the property, including house and gardens tours, a backstairs tour, and our popular ghost tour.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 11/09/2017

Executive Director/CEO

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum Auburn, NY
Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum (ACD), in Auburn, IN, a 20-minute drive from Fort Wayne, is seeking an Executive Director to lead this world class, award-winning, AAM-accredited Museum known for its outstanding collection of some of the grandest automobiles ever made and its popular education programs in the disciplines of STEAM. The Executive Director will recognize and embrace opportunities to expand ACD’s innovative programming, visitation and financial resources. She/he will be a skilled ambassador, strengthening community ties while building relationships globally. She/he reports to the Board, will manage 22 staff and the budget of $1.2 million and ensure ACD’s smooth operation. Candidates should have at least seven years senior-level experience at a history, science or related museum, excellent management and fundraising skills, be a strategic thinker and goal-oriented, have a marketing bent and appreciation of the Museum’s uniqueness and possibilities. Disciplined and collegial working style required. Graduate degree is preferred; educational or business sector individuals with an appropriate background will be considered. Full Position Description is at www.opportunityresources.net. Apply to Freda Mindlin or Nancy Kaufman, Opportunity Resources Inc., New York, NY at search@opportunityresources.net.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 11/08/2017

Executive Director

Penobscot Marine Museum Searsport, ME
The Board of Trustees is seeking an experienced, self-motivated Executive Director to lead the Penobscot Marine Museum located in Searsport, Maine. The director will be the public face and spokesperson for the museum; work with the staff and board to increase annual support as needed to sustain operations and facilitate new programs; refine and implement the museum’s vision for the future. The successful applicant will have experience in not-for-profit management, fund raising and collaboration. The museum comprises eight buildings on the National Register of Historic Places. Our assets includes one of New England’s largest display of historic boats, a nationally known maritime art collection and one of the largest archives of historic photographs in Maine. Send your resume to the Penobscot Marine Museum, Attn: Dianne Smith, P.O. Box 489, Searsport, ME 04974 or to diannesmith@pmm-maine.org. Resume reviews will start November 6th and continue until a suitable candidate is identified. The museum is an equal opportunity employer.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 11/06/2017

Executive Director

Stanley-Whitman House Farmington, CT
The Stanley-Whitman House seeks a creative, experienced, and organized professional Executive Director to provide it with dynamic leadership and oversight. The Executive Director will oversee and manage the strategic plan, mission delivery, and daily operations of the Stanley-Whitman House. Responsibilities include managing five part-time staff and 60 volunteers; assuring that institutional policies and procedures as well as professional, ethical and legal standards are met; furthering the preservation of the historic house, collections and archives; coordinating the maintenance and safety of the facility; managing programmatic, educational and marketing initiatives; and leading fund development efforts to ensure the fiscal health of the institution. The ideal candidate will have a sense of humor, a proven ability to build relationships, and a strong desire to work in a demanding non-profit museum and education environment. Previous experience in staff supervision, collection management, use of technology, and prioritizing projects as well as the ability to rapidly identify and address critical issues, respond to new opportunities, and prepare and present effective written and oral reports to donors and constituents. Strong leadership and interpersonal and customer service skills are critical to work effectively with a variety of constituents, including the Board of Directors, staff, community members, town officials, and neighbors. salary. The Farmington Village Green and Library Association (FVGLA) is the parent owner of the Stanley-Whitman House, the Farmington Libraries, the Memento Mori Cemetery and the Farmington Village Green. The Board of the Stanley- Whitman House Museum and its Executive Director oversee the operations of the Stanley Whitman House, the Memento Mori Cemetery and the Farmington Village Green.To learn more about the Stanley-Whitman House, please visit our website at www.stanleywhitman.org. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements via electronic mail to search@stanleywhitman.org:.The position is available on March 1, 2018. The Stanley- Whitman House is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: $35,000 - $45,000
Posted on: 11/06/2017

Community Liaison and Programing Manager

The House of the Seven Gables Salem, MA
Position Overview: As a member of The House of the Seven Gables Settlement Association’s management team, The Community Liaison and Programming Manager is responsible for developing, implementing and/or overseeing educational and other programming aimed at helping the local immigrant community obtain the skills they need successfully settle in the community and become active and engaged members of the community. Please contact Melissa Reynolds, HR Manager, at mreynolds@7gables.org or 978-744-0991 ext. 111 Mission Statement To preserve our National Historic Landmark District and leverage its power as an icon of American culture to engage diverse audiences and provide educational opportunities for our local immigrant community. Core Values • We value the legacies of Caroline Emmerton, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Salem • We value the historic preservation of our site: buildings and gardens • We value being a center of and for the community • We value education as a central tenet of our programming • We value long-term sustainability for the Association The House of the Seven Gables is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with anti-discrimination law, it is the purpose of this policy to effectuate these principles and mandates. The House of the Seven Gables prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetic information.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: Neg depending on work experience
Posted on: 11/01/2017

Director of Development

The House of the Seven Gables Salem, MA
Position Overview: As a member of the House of the Seven Gables’ Management Team, the Director of Development is responsible for planning, developing, and maintaining a comprehensive fund-raising program in order to help meet the short and long term objectives established by the Board of Trustees and Executive Director. Coordinates at a strategic and tactical level with other departments as needed to accomplish objectives. Accomplishes responsibilities independently and/or with the assistance of supporting staff and external consultants. Contact Melissa Reynolds at mreynolds@7gables.org or 978-744-0991 Mission Statement To preserve our National Historic Landmark District and leverage its power as an icon of American culture to engage diverse audiences and provide educational opportunities for our local immigrant community. Core Values • We value the legacies of Caroline Emmerton, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Salem • We value the historic preservation of our site: buildings and gardens • We value being a center of and for the community • We value education as a central tenet of our programming • We value long-term sustainability for the Association The House of the Seven Gables is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with anti-discrimination law, it is the purpose of this policy to effectuate these principles and mandates. The House of the Seven Gables prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetic information.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: Neg depending on work experience
Posted on: 11/01/2017

Assistant to the Executive Director

The House of the Seven Gables Salem, MA
Job Summary Provide support and act as a right hand to the Executive Director (ED) of the organization. Help optimize ED’s time and energy, laying groundwork for seamless logistics and enabling him/her to focus on the organization's highest priorities. Specific responsibilities will include calendar and communication management; assistance with meeting and report preparation; organizing and maintaining electronic files as well as other administrative and clerical duties. Contact Melissa Reynolds, HR Manager, at mreynolds@7gables.org or 978-744-0991 ext. 111 Mission Statement To preserve our National Historic Landmark District and leverage its power as an icon of American culture to engage diverse audiences and provide educational opportunities for our local immigrant community. Core Values • We value the legacies of Caroline Emmerton, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Salem • We value the historic preservation of our site: buildings and gardens • We value being a center of and for the community • We value education as a central tenet of our programming • We value long-term sustainability for the Association The House of the Seven Gables is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with anti-discrimination law, it is the purpose of this policy to effectuate these principles and mandates. The House of the Seven Gables prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetic information.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: Neg depending on work experience
Posted on: 11/01/2017

Director

Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum Nantucket, MA
The Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum is currently recruiting for a year-round Director position on Nantucket, MA. In this hands-on role, you will be able to work on many functions associated with the operations of a small museum, including researching, designing, and producing an annual exhibit; membership management; collections management; social media; fundraising events; and volunteer management. The ideal candidate will have strong writing skills, knowledge of Nantucket history, experience with museum software (PastPerfect), five years of experience working in a hands-on environment with minimal supervision, and have experience working with the public and volunteers. The Director and Executive Director work closely on many aspects of museum operation, so the ability to work as part of a small team is essential. To view the complete job description, please visit http://www.nantucketlightshipbasketmuseum.org/about/career-opportunities. To apply, please submit your resume to Andrea Wulffleff, andrea@nantucketlightshipbasketmuseum.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 11/01/2017

Museum Assistant/Site Manager

State Historic Preservation Office, Connecticut East Granby, CT
Museum Assistant/Site Manager, Old New-Gate Prison & Copper Mine, East Granby, Connecticut State Historic Preservation Office, Department of Economic and Community Development, State of Connecticut The State Historic Preservation Office is seeking to fill the position of Museum Assistant at Old New-Gate Prison & Copper Mine. The duties and responsibilities of the museum assistant consist of: Curatorial: Catalogs and maintains artifacts, reproductions, art objects and all items in the museum collections, maintains intellectual and physical control over collections. Plans, prepares and constructs exhibits and displays of historical collections; performs necessary research on collections objects. Public Relations: Conducts tours of the property and mines and provides information to the public, educational programs for school groups and the general public; enhances the interpretive experience of guests through archival research, program development, and exhibit updates; serves as an ambassador for the State to the public sharing general information about state history, historic preservation and promoting State tourism. Works collaboratively with community and nonprofit organizations who provide support services to the museum. Management: Makes staffing recommendations and manages staff and volunteer schedules. Provides training to, and scheduling assignments for, volunteers, interns, and fellow staff members for various duties including tours, special programs, and other presentations; and performs other duties as assigned. Additional duties include security, clerical, retail and public program oversight.To Apply: Applicants are directed to https://jobapscloud.com/ct/, Recruitment #171025-5862CL-001, by November 14, 2017. This is a part time (37 hrs/week) position with full state benefits.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 11/01/2017

Executive Director

Westport Historical Society Westport, CT
Westport Historical Society (WHS), an equal opportunity employer, is seeking an experienced, self-motivated, and detail-oriented person to become its next full-time Executive Director. The new Executive Director will be charged with developing and leading a new organizational strategy. The organization seeks a leader who will respond to a growing number of diverse community interests, focus on the discovery of significant Westport stories and the individuals who created them, and deliver the next level of educational excellence. The new Executive Director will work closely with the Board of Directors to implement the recently created 2018-2021 strategic plan and lead WHS through an exciting period of organizational growth. He/she will be responsible for managing all WHS daily operations including: facilitating communications and marketing, supervising staff, leading development, fundraising, and membership solicitation, overseeing budget and financial controls, ensuring implementation of history-based programs, exhibits, and learning experiences to enhance community engagement, preserving the town’s heritage. The successful candidate will have more than five years of demonstrated managerial experience, preferably in the museum field, with strong interpersonal, administrative, developmental, writing, and organizational skills. Qualified candidates should be strategic thinkers, energetic, creative, and resourceful. There will be a requirement to be the face of the organization through effective interaction with local media, schools, community groups, and the public. A passion for history and knowledge of the Westport, CT community is a plus. Prospective Candidates should go to the following link to apply: http://westporthistory.org/be-the-next-executive-director/
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: $68,000 to $75,000 contingent on skills and experience
Posted on: 10/20/2017

President & CEO

New Bedford Whaling Museum New Bedford, ME
Koya Leadership Partners is leading the search for The New Bedford Whaling Museum to find the next President & CEO. The Museum has had nine consecutive years of positive financial results, revenues exceeding expenses, during which it built a new building and doubled its endowment. It continues to invest in exhibits and improvements. The next President & CEO will have the unique opportunity to build on this success. The President & CEO of the Museum will assume responsibility for articulating its mission, vision and value to all constituencies. Reporting directly to the Board of Trustees, the President & CEO will direct all operations and activities, and implement policies, programs, and procedures in a manner that is fiscally responsible and consistent with the organization's values and strategic goals. The President & CEO will: Be the leading voice and persona of the Museum; Work with staff and Board to increase annual, unrestricted, restricted and all categories of support as needed to sustain operations and facilitate new programs and growth, including endowment growth; Work in partnership with senior staff to develop and enhance exhibits, increase education and outreach, engage new constituents, and manage the collections. Contact Anne McCarthy & Erin Reedy of Koya Leadership Partners have been exclusively retained for this search. To express your interest in this role please e-mail Anne and Erin directly at koyachicago@koyapartners.com. The New Bedford Whaling Museum is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 10/18/2017

Bookings & Membership Manager

The Children's Museum of New Hampshire Dover, NH
The Children’s Museum of New Hampshire is seeking a Bookings and Membership Manager. This position is non-exempt, hourly, Monday through Friday, 32-40 hours per week with occasional evenings and weekends necessary for events or birthday party coverage. This position has a strong customer service focus and a need for consistency and accuracy. This position interfaces on a regular basis with Museum visitors and staff and delivers a high level of customer service and satisfaction. The Bookings & Membership Coordinator has a key role in the customer experience and growth of our programs and membership. This position is also responsible for managing and inputting data using the Altru database system and sharing information within the Museum, across departments in a timely and accurate way. A successful candidate will have excellent communication and organization skills, enjoy working as part of a creative team, being a multi-tasker, problem-solver, and either have experience with Altru or other database systems, or be comfortable and confident with learning to use this technology on a daily basis. Qualified applicants please send your resume and cover letter to sarah@childrens-museum.org; indicate the job title “Bookings & Membership Manager” in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed and selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. The Children’s Museum of New Hampshire is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization and an equal opportunity employer.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 10/13/2017

Executive Director

Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum New Bedford, MA
The Rotch-Jones-Duff House and Garden Museum (RJD) is seeking an experienced, self-motivated Executive Director to lead this National Historic Landmark on an energized path to expand its programs and increase its visibility in the greater New Bedford community. The RJD welcomes visitors to explore the period rooms and gardens of a mansion that chronicle 150 years of economic and social evolution of the city, as reflected in the lives of the three families who resided at this property. RJD programming opens the door into the “city that lit the world” with whale oil, becoming the wealthiest city on a per capita basis in the United States in the mid 1850’s, and all the cultural and demographic changes that followed. The museum explores abolition and activism, domestic life, women’s history, entrepreneurial spirit, literature, horticulture, and other related themes. The Executive Director will work with the Trustees to refine and implement the museum’s strategic goals, develop and manage existing and future program activities, direct day-to-day administrative functions, and ensure that the organization meets future needs. The successful candidate will have not-for-profit management and fund raising experience and will be market-driven and collaborative. For a full description of the opportunity, please send a cover letter and resume to tim@schaeferpartners.com.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 10/10/2017

President

miSci (Museum of Innovation and Science) Schenectady, NY
At miSci, all our exhibits, programs, and events are designed with our mission in mind: to inspire people to celebrate and explore science and technology, past present, and future. As the science center for the NY Capital Region miSci includes a full range of STEM programming K to Gray, hands-on exhibits, a Challenger Learning Center, planetarium, an extensive collection from the former GE Museum, and a partnership with the Dudley Observatory. The President reports to the Board of Trustees and is responsible for the development, management, and execution of the operations, programs, mission, and initiatives of the Museum. To view the complete job description and to apply, visit: https://www.misci.org/info/employment.php?com=employment&id=54
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 10/06/2017

Marketing and Communications Director

Nantucket Historical Association Nantucket, MA
Love writing? Recognize the power of a great ad? Know how to use a #hashtag? AND you enjoy supporting a great cause? We may have the perfect job for you!The Nantucket Historical Association seeks a highly-organized and energetic team player to join the NHA as the Marketing and Communications Director, focused on the promotion of NHA initiatives through strategic marketing campaigns and effective communications skills. The NHA is seeking a candidate who understands and enjoys all aspects of public/media relations, marketing, and advertising. This candidate is comfortable creating and maintaining communications systems, developing organizational and event-based marketing plans, establishing relationships with the media and other stakeholders, and creating content such as press releases, e-newsletters, website copy, social media messaging, and marketing materials as required. The successful candidate must possess strong writing, copy-editing and technology skills. Graphic design and photography skills are preferred. Candidates should hold a degree in communications, marketing, journalism, public relations, or another related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Current writing samples, cover letter, and names of three references should be submitted with a resume to Rebecca Miller at rmiller@nha.org, or c/o Nantucket Historical Association, PO Box 1016, Nantucket, MA 02554. The Nantucket Historical Association is an equal opportunity employer.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: Inquire upon application
Posted on: 09/27/2017

Collections

Special Collections Cataloger

Mystic Seaport Mystic, CT
PURPOSE OF POSITION: Responsible for the registration, cataloging, processing and care of Mystic Seaport’s important collection of books, rare books, associated printed materials (pamphlets, off-prints, etc.) and selective manuscripts ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: --Take primary responsibility for providing access to new acquisitions and legacy collections in monographs and manuscript materials --Provide original catalog records for rare books and manuscript material, and catalog or train volunteer staff in copy cataloging --Help coordinate and organize workflows to ensure prompt and efficient access to recently purchased or donated materials --Ensure compliance with national and local standards such as MARC, RDA, AACR2, DACS, LCSH, OCLC, LC cataloging practices, and other appropriate cataloging and metadata standards --Oversee care of the rare book collection --Direct a corps of volunteers to manage gifts and cataloging --Facilitate collaboration to ensure best practices are used in making physical, electronic, and digital materials discoverable For the full posting and to apply, please visit https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1781472.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 11/17/2017

Curator

Adirondack Experience Blue Mountain Lake, NY
ADKX seeks a creative, highly motivated individual with strong organizational skills, professional demeanor and great attention to detail to work with the Collections Department. Under the direction and supervision of the Chief Curator, this position performs responsibilities related to the documentation, expansion, interpretation and preservation of the collections in exhibitions, programs, publications, and other formats. The Curator has primary responsibility for the boat and transportation collection, and will contribute to interpreting the intersection between people, technology and the environment. The Curator will participate in the development of museum exhibits, including research, writing, artifact selection, assisting with preparation of grant proposals, working with exhibit designers and consultants, and assisting with installation as needed. The Curator is also responsible for contributing to all visitor experiences. A master’s degree in Museum Studies is preferred with 2-3 years’ experience in a museum or non-profit organizational setting. Thorough knowledge of American history, history of technology, museum practices and familiarity with maritime history and material culture preferred. Candidate must have strong administrative skills, excellent verbal and written communications skills and have the ability to articulate the mission of the institution. The individual must have the ability to manage time efficiently and work efficiently on multiple, simultaneous projects and deadlines. This position offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits. To apply please visit www.theadkx.org/about-us/employment/
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 11/01/2017

Preservation Specialist

Northeast Document Conservation Center Andover, MA
NEDCC | The Northeast Document Conservation Center is seeking a Preservation Specialist to support its consulting and outreach programs. This full-time position will be dedicated to conducting preservation needs assessments and writing assessment reports; responding to preservation inquiries; assisting with projects related to audiovisual and digital preservation; presenting introductory webinars; and representing NEDCC at meetings and conferences. As a highly collaborative department, all team members contribute to the development of new goals and projects. QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum: a Master’s in Library and Information Science, Museum Studies, or similar; with coursework on relevant topics, such as preservation, collections management, emergency preparedness and risk assessment, archives administration, appraisal, and/or digital preservation; solid understanding of general preservation best practices; experience or comfort with public speaking; demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and backgrounds; flexibility to work both independently and as part of a team; and ability and willingness to travel regionally and nationally. In addition: at least 1 year of experience working with collections-holding institutions; experience in audiovisual and/or digital preservation; experience with online in-person instruction; consulting experience. APPLICATION PROCESS: NEDCC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Salary and benefits are competitive. The position will remain open until filled. To apply, please send cover letter and resume in PDF to Ann Marie Willer, Director of Preservation Services, at amwiller@nedcc.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 09/28/2017

Development and Marketing

Major Gifts Officer

Gore Place Waltham, MA
The Major Gifts Officer at Gore Place will have overall responsibility for all activities related to the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major and planned gifts. Candidates should be talented relationship builders with a passion for the mission and the ability to serve as an effective ambassador for Gore Place. Duties will include planning and managing the goals of a major gifts plan, working with the board and the staff to identify and cultivate sources of funding, and playing a lead role in individual meetings with donors and prospects as well as cultivation and recognition events. The Major Gifts Officer will support development staff with annual fund and membership solicitations, work with the marketing manager to prepare marketing materials, participate with the staff to plan and implement programs, events and tours and be available for weekend and evening museum activities. Required qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited educational institution and 3-5 years of experience with a proven record of accomplishment that demonstrates passion and personality for relationship building. Candidates should have strong interpersonal skills, effective written, listening and oral communication skills, legible handwriting, good organizational and planning skills and the ability to work independently and take initiative. Requirements include knowledge of MS Office and the willingness to learn Giftworks donor database program. To apply, please send a resume and a cover letter to: susanrobertson@goreplace.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 11/17/2017

Manager of Membership Operations

The Trustees of Reservations Boston, MA
The Trustees is seeking a technology expert who takes initiative to solve problems and thinks strategically to manage the database and systems for the Membership and Marketing efforts. This position will provide direction and oversight for the systems and databases which support the membership and marketing program including all direct marketing and membership acquisition campaigns. The primary responsibility will be to maintain a robust system that produces high quality information used to engage our core constituents. Additionally, the Manager will maintain and manage the system which serves as the database of record for members and donors and provides the insight we need in order to effectively understand our key constituents. The Manager will produce reports, statistics and lists which can help expand our knowledge. This database also works in tandem with a point-of-sale and online system where onsite and online transactions take place. These systems are integrated into Membership operations. This position will also work closely with the marketing and communications department to create a strategy for evaluating, tracking, and reporting on audience and membership statistics. To apply and for more information about this position please visit: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=18312&clientkey=A116ACB81F47E0050535F1FC4DA6EE15
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 11/16/2017

Donor Relations Manager

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art Hartford, CT
The Donor Relations Manager is responsible for designing, implementing and coordinating comprehensive donor relations and stewardship programs that promote interaction with and recognition of donors at all levels. The Donor Relations Manager must sustain positive and mutually-rewarding relations between the museum and its donors; partner with the Director of Development to determine the best strategies for effective stewardship of donors; maintain ongoing and active networking with internal and external constituencies; and advise on the facilitation of recognition events and coordinate various activities for donor societies. Bachelor’s Degree in Humanities, Business, English, Communication, or related field. Three to five years’ experience, preferably in a non-profit organization in development, stewardship, or advancement services. Previous experience working with donors is mandatory, as well as experience writing correspondence; and experience with donor databases and prospect tracking systems. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Highly organized with the ability to prioritize multiple requests. Collegial, collaborative style with strong people skills; outgoing personality and great telephone “presence”. Knowledge of prospect research tools and strategies; industry trends and technology. Proficiency in Word and Excel, and for utilizing Microsoft Outlook; as well as data entry, and reporting using Tessitura or Raiser’s Edge. Flexibility for evening/weekend work is required; some travel may be required. Please send their resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to: Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Attn: HR Department, 600 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103 Or Email HR@wadsworthatheneum.org. Deadline for applications: December 11, 2017. The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 11/13/2017

Leadership Gifts Officer

The Preservation Society of Newport County Newport, RI
The Preservation Society of Newport County is seeking an experienced Leadership Gift Officer (LGO). The LGO’s primary responsibility will be to cultivate, solicit, secure and steward leadership philanthropic gifts of $10,000 or more to advance the mission of the Preservation Society of Newport County (PSNC). The PSNC is a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting, preserving and presenting an exceptional collection of house museums and landscapes in one of the most historically intact cities in America. Successful candidate will work closely with the Chief of Institutional Advancement and other key leadership members of the staff, trustees and volunteers. Individual will be responsible for managing and building a portfolio of 125+ major donors. CFRE preferred. Other duties include developing a major donor cultivation and stewardship program. Previous capital campaign experience desirable. Working knowledge of Raiser’s Edge is desirable. A Bachelor Degree and eight + years of proven experience in major gift fundraising are required and strong interpersonal skills along with excellent oral and written communication skills are needed. Please send resume with cover letter to humanresources@newportmansions.org or mail to The Preservation Society of Newport County, 424 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI 02840. Att: Human Resources.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: We do not list compensation online
Posted on: 11/01/2017

Head of Communications and Marketing

Yale University New Haven, CT
Reporting to the Deputy Director for Advancement and External Affairs, the Head of Communications and Marketing is responsible for developing strategic communications plans to build awareness about the Yale Center for British Art, including collections, exhibitions, programs, and resources, as well as to increase visitation from target audiences. Working with colleagues, this position will identify specific audiences, determine and execute a strategy for reaching them, and implement ways to grow and diversify such audiences. The position will create an integrated marketing and communications strategy to deliver the institution's key messages across multiple platforms, including print and online to the general public, as well as university and scholarly communities nationally and internationally. This position collaborates with Yale's Office of Public Affairs and Communication to promote and support the Center's overall mission. To read the full job description, please visit http://bit.ly/2gDkqRK. Required: Bachelor’s Degree in English, Journalism, Communications, or a related field and four years of experience in public relations, journalism, newspaper writing, editing, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Preferred: Five years of successful communications and marketing leadership responsibility. Experience with content management systems. Demonstrated ability with public speaking and presentation to the media. Master's degree in art history or journalism/communication. Experience working in a Museum, University, or Non-profit organization. Experience with Drupal, Bede works, and HTML editing. Application: For more information and immediate consideration, please apply online at http://bit.ly/2gDkqRK. AA/EEO – M/F/Disability/Veteran
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: DOE
Posted on: 11/01/2017

Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator

Armenian Museum of America Watertown, MA
Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator The Armenian Museum, located in Watertown, MA is seeking a Public Relations and Marketing Coordinator with technical skills across new media platforms to help us promote our new identity program, exhibitions, and special events. In this role, he/she will implement strategies in innovative ways to attract new audiences into the Museum and connect with the larger cultural community. By implementing creative social media strategies as well as using traditional PR and Marketing tools, we are looking for a motivated self-starter to help us increase presence across the northeast and the US. The successful candidate must possess excellent communication and organizational skills and be somewhat flexible to oversee events that are scheduled outside of the normal workday calendar. 5 years’ experience in similar capacity desired. Competitive salary offered. Armenian Museum of America, Inc. 65 Main Street – Watertown, MA 02472 Executive Director: 617 926-2562 ext. 7 berjc@armenianmuseum.org www.armenianmuseumofamerica.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 10/30/2017

Membership Manager

Bruce Museum Greenwich, CT
The Membership Manager leads the Membership program through a wide range of acquisition/retention programs which include: manage operations/correspondence; compile monthly renewal, upgrade & conversion reports; create text for all membership collateral material; create/implement strategic membership acquisition opportunities and events; address all member queries with efficiency & sensitivity; stewardship and donor identification responsibilities. They also oversee design/implementation of retention/conversion strategies & strategic plan for new member recruitment initiatives and represent membership interests with other staff/volunteers & alignment with Museum programming. They will design Founding Member programs tied to institutional growth. The Manager will maintain accurate membership records, including all membership gift entry, timely acknowledgements, revenue reports, list generation & other reports as needed. They will oversee a tiered patron membership program & assist with Corporate Leadership Council, including event management for both. Qualifications required are a Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years of museum or other non-profit experience working with all levels of donors; fundraising experience essential & experience organizing special events; presentation and strong communication/organization skills; familiarity with PCs, Microsoft Office & web-based communication platforms; Altru experience preferred; occasional weekend/evening event work; a strong interest in the arts is preferred. Please send resume and cover letter to: membership@brucemuseum.org. No phone calls, please.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 10/30/2017

Development Coordinator

New Art Center Newtonville, MA
The Development Coordinator will be responsible for executing the established Development & Communications plan for the New Art Center. Under the direction and with the support of the Executive Director, this position will coordinate and implement all phases of fundraising including: Assist in building and implementing NAC’s fund development strategy Create and implement 4-6 events for the Friends of New Art Center each year Prepare call lists and talking points for the Executive Director's fundraising calls and visits. Assist in preparation of institutional and corporate grant and sponsorship proposals. Manage donor engagement at all NAC events, both onsite and offsite, tracking attendance and entering touchpoints into the data system. Manage donor and student records including data entry and database management, keeping records of donations and researching individual and institutional donors. Clean and maintain lists and segmentation structure for donor and student marketing and fund development efforts, including data capture and analysis of mail, email and social media outreach results. Assist the Executive Director in developing Annual Appeals and Special Events Implement and guide social media fundraising efforts including crowdfunding, Giving Tuesday, annual appeals and events. Work closely with the Marketing and Communication Coordinator on design and content of fundraising and marketing materialsPlease forward your letter of interest and resume to newartcenterhr@gmail.com. or by mail to: Human Resources, New Art Center, 61 Washington Park, Newtonville, MA 02460, www.NewArtCenter.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 10/24/2017

Creative Services Manager

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston, MA
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is seeking a creative leader to become its next full-time Creative Services Manager. The new Creative Services Manager will evolve the Gardner Museum brand in all forms of visual communication. He/she will bring the magic of the Gardner to life for on-site and external audiences, and be responsible for all creative needs of the marketing department through a combination of hands-on design and management of a team of outside freelancers. The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Design or Communications or equivalent professional experience. He/she will be a self-starter who is a creative, detail-oriented, enthusiastic team player with excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills. The Creative Services Manager will also have experience setting creative direction and managing workload in a fast-paced environment. He/she should be highly proficient in print and digital design and production with working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Google Apps for business (Drive, Docs, Slides), and PowerPoint. Please use this link to apply: ttps://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/15193
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 10/23/2017

Director of Development

Nantucket Historical Association Nantucket, MA
The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) seeks an entrepreneurial Director of Development to maintain and grow support from private and public sources, ensure the stewardship of donors, and actively build and manage a growing department. The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal and communications skills as well as strong computer and database skills, meticulous attention to detail, highly developed management abilities; proven track record in identifying and cultivating high-level individuals for major gifts; creative ideas for corporate partnerships, individual memberships, and events; and knowledge of planned giving. The Director of Development will report to the Executive Director and be a key member of the NHA’s Senior Management Team. Candidates with management experience in sales, marketing, and relationship management in a business environment are encouraged to apply. Knowledge of the Nantucket community is preferred. The Association offers a competitive salary, potential housing, and an excellent benefits program. Cover letter should be submitted with a resume to Rebecca Miller, Nantucket Historical Association, PO Box 1016, Nantucket, MA 02554 or rmiller@nha.org. The Nantucket Historical Association is an equal opportunity employer.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 10/19/2017

Membership and Development Coordinator

Concord Museum Concord, MA
Summary: The Concord Museum seeks a full-time Membership and Development Coordinator who will be a critical member of the Museum’s development team. The Concord Museum is in the midst of a major building project and capital campaign to engage new and broader audiences with Concord’s history and the extensive collections of the Museum. Reporting to the Director of Development, the Membership and Development Coordinator will join the Museum at this exciting time and be responsible for building member programming and engagement and events that further the Museum’s mission. The ideal candidate will be a flexible multi-tasker who thrives in a fast-paced team environment and can represent the Museum well with a variety of constituents. For a full description of the position, please visit our website at: http://www.concordmuseum.org/employment-opportunities.php Principal Responsibilities: Lead the Museum’s membership program Manage special events Support major fundraising activities of the Museum Qualifications: - Proven success in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment - Experience in program areas, including membership and events, required - Bachelor’s Degree required - Excellent computer skills and experience with a fundraising database, preferably Abila Fundraising 50, required; design skills and experience with InDesign a plus - Willingness to work weekends and evenings, as required To Apply: Please send a letter of interest, resume, fundraising writing sample, and the names of three references to: cm1@concordmuseum.org, with subject line: Membership Coordinator Application. No phone calls, please.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: This is a full-time salaried position with benefits. EOE.
Posted on: 10/18/2017

Manager of Marketing and Community Relations

EcoTarium Worcester, MA
The EcoTarium seeks a dynamic, creative, entrepreneurial marketing and public relations professional to increase the visibility and stature of the EcoTarium, and support long-range attendance and revenue goals. They will manage and implement a comprehensive communications effort, including brand development and web presence, advertising, media relations, cross-marketing partnerships, and printed materials. In addition, they will have demonstrated ability to devise innovative marketing strategies, provide thoughtful leadership around all aspects of marketing, public relations, and communications. The Marketing and Community Relations Coordinator reports to this position. This position will work with the senior leadership team to develop and implement innovative communications and marketing strategies for raising the museum’s profile locally, regionally, and nationally. This position will develop, manage, and implement a comprehensive communications and marketing program; manage social media and website, including e-commerce; plan, buy, and manage creative for all museum advertising. This person will write and distribute press releases; pitch stories that advance the museum’s mission; serve as museum spokesperson and chief media contact; and oversee implementation of branding initiatives and standards. Full job description and instructions on how to apply can be found at http://www.ecotarium.org/jobs
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 10/03/2017

Education

Manager of Studio Class Programs

Worcester Art Museum Worcester, MA
Worcester Art Museum seeks a full-time Manager of Studio Class Programs to manage, plan, and promote the studio class programs in a way that highlights the WAM collection and fulfills participation and revenue goals. Reporting to the Senior Curator of Education and Experience, the Manager of Studio Class Programs will oversee, evaluate, and direct the curriculum of studio art classes and associated programs. The Manager of Studio Class Programs will create and manage studio-related initiatives for audiences in keeping with the Museum’s strategic plan, goals, budget, and vision and evaluate the programs. The Manager also oversees the scholarship program for both youth and adult audiences including cultivating a scholarship referral network, producing progress reports and evaluating participation. This position supervises staff, faculty, interns, and volunteers and oversees the resources, exhibitions, and spaces in the Higgins Education Wing including the computer studio. Excellent writing and interpersonal skills are required, as are the ability to meet deadlines and handle multiple projects. MA in art, art education, or a related field or equivalent in teaching experience is also required. One to three years of teaching or museum background preferred. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of art education, trends and age-specific developmental requirements for youth art education and experience with Massachusetts Arts Curriculum Framework. Knowledge of and experience with instructional technology including apple computers preferred. Knowledge of art the Museum’s collection is a plus. Qualified candidates should submit cover letter and resume to humanresources@worcesterart.org or to Marquita Dulan, Director of Human Resources, Worcester Art Museum, 55 Salisbury St., Worcester, MA 01609-3123. The Worcester Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 11/17/2017

Manager of Youth Education

Tower Hill Botanic Garden Boylston , MA
Under the direction of the Director of Education and Audience Engagement, the Manager of Youth Education will develop, execute, and evaluate a variety of mission-related, audience-focused learning experiences and a year-round program calendar for young audiences. These learning experiences include all on- and off-site PreK-12 school and community programs, school vacation week programming, summer programs, weekly classes for toddlers and preschoolers, informal education opportunities such as drop-in activities, and other programming at Tower Hill events such as Winter in Bloom and Botanic Tattoo Weekend. For full job description, please see: https://publicgardens.org/professional-development/jobs/tower-hill-botanic-garden-manager-youth-education-wed-11152017-1043am To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume. Please include your last and first name in the file name of each document. Applications should be submitted to: Jessica Pederson Director of Education and Audience Engagement Tower Hill Botanic Garden 11 French Dr. PO Box 598 Boylston MA 01505 508-869-6111 x137 jpederson@towerhillbg.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience
Posted on: 11/15/2017

Director of Education

Nantucket Historical Association Nantucket, MA
The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) is seeking an energetic, positive visionary who enjoys museum-based educational programming, to join its award-winning team as the Director of Education. S/he manages a staff of 5, overseeing 6 program areas: formal educational and learning opportunities for K-12 in schools and at the museum; adult learning programs; college and post-graduate internship program; a High School mentorship program; a year-round suite of public programs and an active interpreter program. He/she reports to the Executive Director, researches, develops, and implements inspiring and pioneering initiatives, exposing audiences to the history of Nantucket Island; NHA mission and strategic tenets serve as guideline for all projects. The ideal candidate seeks to better the visitor experience; is energetic, highly-organized, flexible and personable, with excellent communication skills; at ease working with community and educational stakeholders. Applicants should have formal teaching experience, knowledge of Common Core and Massachusetts educational frameworks, and relevant experience in museum education. A Master’s degree in education, public history, or museum studies is preferred. Demonstrated interest in art history or museum administration, a plus. Candidate should demonstrate excellent computer and writing skills, and aptitude for learning new technology, media and A/V skills. Candidates will manage multiple projects with grace under pressure and be prepared to work weekends, evenings, and holidays as needed. Cover letter, resume and three references should be emailed immediately to Rebecca Miller at rmiller@nha.org, or by mail c/o Nantucket Historical Association, PO Box 1016, Nantucket, MA 02554. The Nantucket Historical Association is an equal opportunity employer.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience
Posted on: 11/13/2017

Coordinator of Adult and Student Tours and Teacher Programs

New Britain Museum of American Art NEW BRITAIN, CT
JOB DESCRIPTION:Work collaboratively with Museum staff, docents, and volunteers to support the interpretation of the permanent collection and special exhibitions through Pre K-college school programming. Key areas of responsibility include the implementation, refinement, and expansion of the Museum’s school programs, educator workshops, and program evaluation, as well as the docent training to support these services. Qualifications:• B.A., M.A, preferred. • Background in art history, art education and/or museum education. • 2-4 years of professional experience, including work with K-12 students, teachers, and administrators; classroom experience preferred. • Experience with research and implementation of educational programs, including logistical planning, recordkeeping, and evaluation. • Strong organizational and communication skills. • Experience working with volunteers and docents. To see a full job description please visit our website at www.nbmaa.org. Interested candidates should send cover letter and resume to Thomas Bell at bellt@nbmaa.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 11/01/2017

Idea Hub Guru

MIT Museum Cambridge, MA
MIT Museum seeks a creative tinkerer to oversee its public maker space (Idea Hub) and develop innovative programs through new collaborations with members of the MIT community. The ideal candidate will be energetic and eager to explore creative, interactive technologies that are being developed by MIT students, researchers and alumni. This experienced “maker” will, in collaboration with the Museum’s Programs team, create thoughtful and unique learning sessions for visitors to better understand the “mind & hand” ethos of MIT. The Idea Hub Guru reports to the Director of Programs and will spend up to 24 hours/week in the Museum, 9am-5pm, on either a Friday-Sunday, Saturday-Monday, or Sunday-Tuesday schedule. The Idea Hub Guru will: Oversee all aspects of the daily operation and use of the Idea Hub, including logistical and technical support. Ensure that Idea Hub program content and interpretation is consistent with the Museum’s mission and goals and meets best practices. Participate in the ongoing design and development of new Idea Hub programs. Establish new collaborations with MIT researchers, students and alumni and bring pertinent projects and products into the Idea Hub for public exploration, demonstration, and/or testing. Design and develop project collaborations with local out-of-school time and teen-focused organizations. Together with the Programs team members, create and support professional development sessions for local educators. Conduct regular evaluation of Idea Hub programs and participants. Be familiar with the Museum’s education and public programs and contribute to the Programs team’s efforts. Send resume and letter of application to: brindha@mit.edu (Note: Temporary, part-time position working for the MIT Museum through NextSource.)
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 11/01/2017

Outreach Educator/Science on the Go!

The Children's Museum in Easton Easton, MA
Experienced certified teachers are needed for the Museum’s Traveling Outreach Programs. Teachers travel to area sites including schools, after school programs, recreation departments and community events. This is a part time position, daytime, early evening and weekend teaching hours available. Science on the Go! Educators bring engaging educational enrichment programs to a variety of preschools, elementary schools, childcare centers, and other children’s organizations. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: Facilitate hands-on science activities with groups of approx. 10-25 children Accommodate the needs of toddler, preschool, and school-age children Develop and implement new outreach programs Travel to outreach locations Incorporate National Common Core State Standards and STEM Education Conduct family science nights at outreach locations. Collaborate with other outreach teachers and museum staff to further enrich programs Maintain organized materials for outreach programs Ability to stand and walk for at least 90 minutes Must be able to lift 25 lbs. Post educational, family-oriented contributions to the museum’s blog Experience: DOE/DEEC certified teachers. Bachelor’s in related field, experience working in a classroom setting Inquiries and resumes can be sent to: Krissy Cannizzo, Outreach Coordinator krissy@childrensmuseumineaston.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $20-25/hr
Posted on: 11/01/2017

Museum Educator

USS Constitution Museum Boston, MA
Educators at the USS Constitution Museum work in a highly visible position that is essential to fulfilling the Museum’s mission of creating a positive, memorable experience where visitors can learn and connect to history. This position is responsible for welcoming and providing exceptional customer service to our visitors; facilitating a range of hands-on interpretive programs for different audiences; acting as a resource for visitors in the Museum’s hands-on galleries; assisting with student, camp, and adult groups; and encouraging visitors to voluntarily donate to the Museum. As a part of the Museum Learning department, you will be trained in interpretation techniques, customer service, and USS Constitution’s history. Ideal candidates possess strong customer service skills, a mature and outgoing personality; and an enjoyment for interacting with members of the public. Previous employment or volunteer experience in museum education/interpretation or customer service positions is preferred. Full-time, part-time, and substitute (on-call) positions are available. Please check the Museum’s website for a list of available schedules. Interested individuals should send cover letter, resume, schedule preferences, and references to jzanolli@usscm.org. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted. EOE.
SALARY RANGE: $13/hour
Posted on: 10/12/2017

Exhibits

Exhibit Developer

Boston Children's Museum Boston, MA
As part of Exhibit Project Teams, the Exhibit Developer will be responsible for shepherding exhibit components from conception through an iterative prototyping phase, and on to design and fabrication. Reporting to the Director of Exhibits, this position will collaborate with content experts, designers, educators, artists, and fabricators, to develop new experiences for Boston Children’s Museum and for projects with other client museums. QUALIFICATIONS: BA required. Four or more years exhibit development experience in a museum setting or equivalent experience • A creative, innovative, thoughtful, hands-on approach to exhibits, and passion for making, inventing and building. They will be a creative do-er, able to build working (if rough) prototypes in a variety of media, and make novel ideas work in the museum environment • Basic experience in prototype fabrication; demonstrated comfort interfacing with visitors to test new ideas • Ability to communicate ideas to other team members in appropriate media as necessary (scale models, CAD, hand sketches, etc.) • Experience with exhibit development for young audiences and a child-centered approach to exhibits • Experience applying user research and formative evaluation, and working with an iterative development process • Our exhibit development process is team-based, and projects requires collaboration skills and coordination with other team members • Experience working across many content areas; including topics such as STEAM, Culture, and Performing Arts • Experience with access and accessibility, and universal design. HOURS: Monday - Friday, 9am-5pm. 1+-year position with the possibility to extend depending on developing projects. To apply: send resume & cover letter to Jobs@BostonChildrensMuseum.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 11/10/2017

Exhibits Specialist

Mystic Seaport Mystic, CT
Purpose of Position: To assist with various aspects of developing, fabricating, installing, and maintaining a range of gallery exhibits and historic installations. This also includes scheduling and keeping track of upcoming exhibit projects, as well as maintaining current and past project records and resources for team coordination and communication. Responsibilities/ Functions -- Keep schedules for current and upcoming projects using online tools such as FastTrack and Outlook -- Keep track of planning and design documents using Excel, Word, PowerPoint, binders, bulletin boards, etc. -- Take and distribute accurate meeting notes, with action steps -- Participate in audience evaluation projects by collecting and tracking data -- Compile and update visitor gallery counts for various exhibits -- Compile recommended reading lists (books, articles, podcasts, movies, websites, etc.) for upcoming exhibit projects for interpreters and museum teachers -- Source and compare costs for exhibit supplies, materials, etc. -- Help prepare presentations for stakeholders, funders, other departments -- Research best-practices at other museums, keep-up on advances in the field -- Organize and maintain office archives of past projects -- Assist with installation, lighting of new exhibits -- including producing and installing labels -- Help with the many “odd jobs” involved in exhibit production, installation, and upkeep including producing labels and signs for events For full job posting and to apply, please visit https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1773436 .
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 11/09/2017

Exhibit Project Manager

Boston Children's Museum Boston, MA
Boston Children’s Museum produces exhibitions for installation in the Museum, for touring to other venues, for sales as exhibit kits. Currently, BCM is developing two-three major permanent exhibits internally, and a major external exhibit project involving three early childhood exhibit areas. We tour 6 traveling exhibits nationally, and offer a growing number of exhibit kits and consulting services. The Exhibits Project Manager will act as project manager and client liaison for existing external exhibit projects, new consulting projects as they develop, and will assist in managing permanent exhibit projects internally. QUALIFICATIONS: • BA/BS required with 3 years’ relevant work experience. • Excellent logistical and organizational skills, with demonstrated independence • Previous experience and demonstrated excellence in project management, budget development and monitoring. • Excellent written and oral communication skills, and an understanding of the educational value of our work • Excellent computer skills for budgeting, scheduling and project management. • Understanding of the design process preferred. • Experience with traveling exhibits and ability to trouble shoot and walk people though the necessary steps for planning, delivery and installation preferred. Additional Requirements: Annual travel approximately 2-3 times per year in support of museum consulting projects. More frequent local travel to area museums, client meetings and the BCM design and production facility. HOURS: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm. This is a 1+-year position with the possibility to extend depending on developing projects. To apply: send resume & cover letter to Jobs@BostonChildrensMuseum.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 11/01/2017

Assistant/Associate Curator of Contemporary Projects

Sterling & Francine Clark Art Williamstown, MA
Clark Art Institute Assistant/Associate Curator of Contemporary Projects The Clark Art Institute, known for its dual mission as both an art museum with an exceptional collection of European and American art and as a center for higher education and research in the visual arts, is seeking candidates for the position of Assistant/Associate Curator of Contemporary Projects. (Title commensurate with experience.) The Clark is located in Williamstown, a community within the Berkshires of western Massachusetts. The Clark regularly collaborates with world-renowned institutions for its exhibition, publications, and visual arts research programs. It also has ties to Williams College through its joint graduate program and undergraduate internships. Williamstown is one hour from Albany, New York and three hours from Boston and New York City. The Associate Curator of Contemporary Projects will work with the Senior Curator to conceive of, and implement modern and contemporary exhibitions and programs. He or she will liaise directly with artists, galleries, estates and lenders to commission work or secure loans for exhibitions; liaise directly with guest curators/collaborators; develop programs, publications, lectures and tour in association with modern and contemporary programs; work with publications department on catalogues and brochures to accompany exhibitions and installations; work with advancement team to locate cultivation opportunities in line with modern and contemporary interests. Masters in art history required, Ph.D. preferred. Progressively responsible experience in the development of contemporary exhibitions, projects, and publications. To be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter describing your interest and experience along with your resume, salary requirements, and three professional references to: humanresources@clarkart.edu. The Clark is an equal opportunity employer. Posted on: 10/27/2017

Facilities

Custodian/Maintenance Helper

Massachusetts Historical Society Boston, MA
Purpose The Maintenance Helper/Custodian assists the operations staff in maintaining and protecting the building and its contents and helps to assure the safety of all staff members and visitors. The Maintenance Helper/Custodian reports to the Operations Manager Major Responsibilities - Empties waste and recycling receptacles - Mops floors - Performs minor repairs (painting, spackling, etc.) - Maintains the landscaping (watering, mowing, weeding, and trimming) - Helps to move display cases, furniture, artifacts, and other objects around the building - Opens and closes the building – operates security system. - Prepares for events in the building (setting up chairs, display cases, tables, etc.) - Oversees events in building (seminars, receptions, lectures, lunches, etc.) - Washes windows - Dust and vacuum - Oversees maintenance workers in the building - Responds to maintenance requests - Sets up and cleans up before and after lunches and other events - Shovels snow - Cleans bathrooms - Helps to maintain security in the building - Assist with evacuation drills - Assist Operation Manager with maintenance and daily activities. Education High School diploma or equivalent required Preferred Experience - Maintenance/custodial experience in a Museum or library environment Skills  Excellent listening skills  Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs  Good communication skills  Able to work flexible schedule  Able to perform minor repairs. MHS will conduct a pre-employment reference check and a background investigation for the final candidate(s) applying for this position. Please send cover letter and resume to dsweeney@masshist.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 11/15/2017

Museum Store

No Museum Store positions are currently available.

Security

No Security positions are currently available.

Visitor Services

Weekend Visitor Services Associate

Brick Store Museum Kennebunk, ME
The Brick Store Museum seeks a highly organized and dependable Visitor Experience Associate for Saturdays and Sundays from 12pm – 4pm on both days. The Visitor Experience Associate will be responsible for carrying on the educational mission of the Museum through greeting visitors; overseeing admission and gift shop sales; keeping track of shop inventory; coordinating online event postings for the Museum; and opening/closing the Museum on both weekend days. Secondary responsibilities may include assistance at weekend events, exhibition support, and other projects as available. This position may also include extended hours for special museum events. Candidates should have a strong interest in local history and art; and enjoy interacting with museum visitors of all ages. Experience in customer service, education, computer-based software and iPad point-of-sale systems is preferred. Training will be provided. Please send cover letter and resume to edirector@brickstoremuseum.org with “Visitor Experience Associate” in the subject line.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $12.00/hour
Posted on: 11/01/2017

Admissions Associate

Edward M Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate Boston, MA
Reporting to the Visitor Services Manager, the Admissions Associate is a part time position that is responsible for ensuring a smooth customer experience for visitors to the Institute at the Box Office by selling tickets, facilitating group check-in, accounting for payments to protect revenue, handling all customer service-related issues as they arise, answering the phone, relaying information, and ensuring that all visitors have a safe and enjoyable educational experience that communicates the Institute’s mission. This part time position will have a 20-28 hours per week schedule, this includes weekend shifts. To view the full description and apply to this position, please visit https://www.emkinstitute.org/about/careers
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: 6177407000
Posted on: 10/24/2017

Associate Team Leader (PT)

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. Ability to lead and supervise house operations and team members when assigned by Team Leader. This includes making daily rotation sheets, utilizing the outside radio to communicate with security and greeters upon motor coach arrival, conduct guided tours and other duties as assigned. Ability to clearly communicate information and directions to diverse groups of people while providing a pleasant environment for guests. Conduct coaching and performance reviews for guide staff under the direction of the Visitor Experience Management team. 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.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: we do not post compensation online
Posted on: 10/24/2017

Weekend Visitor Services Representative

Nichols House Museum Boston, MA
The Nichols House Museum seeks a highly organized and dependable Visitor Services Representative for the museum’s hours of operation on select Saturdays. The Visitor Services Representative will be responsible for greeting visitors to the museum and orienting them to the space, overseeing admission and gift shop sales, as well as opening and closing the museum. A primary responsibility of the Visitor Services Representative is leading high-quality tours to diverse audiences and communities. Candidates should have a strong interest in history, architecture, and decorative arts, and enjoy interacting with visitors of all ages. Experience in customer service and/or education as well as interfacing with museum visitors is preferred. Candidates must display a willingness to speak in front of groups and have superior interpersonal skills. Please send a cover letter and resume to info@nicholshousemuseum.org with “Visitor Services Representative” in the subject line.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: 11.50/hour
Posted on: 10/23/2017

Volunteer Services

No Volunteer Services positions are currently available.

Intern/Fellowship, Paid

Education Intern

Boston Athenæum Boston, MA
The Boston Athenæum seeks a motivated Education Intern who will support the work and the growth of the Education Department. The intern will develop important informational materials for the operation and will report to the Director of Education. The ideal candidate will be hard-working, organized, ambitious, and must be currently enrolled in a graduate-level program in education, museum studies, library science, public history, or other related field.Hours: Flexible schedule; About 10 hours per week. Compensation: $13 per hour; free membership concurrent with employment and one year following date of departure; no other benefits. Please send a cover letter and a resume, and the names and contact information of two references to hrvisitorservices@bostonathenaeum.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 11/15/2017

Andrew W. Mellon Post-Doctoral Curatorial Fellow

Bowdoin College Museum of Art Brunswick, ME
The Andrew W. Mellon Post-Doctoral Curatorial Fellowship offers curatorial training and the opportunity to strengthen the academic role of the Museum’s collections, facilitating the use of original works of art by faculty and students. Responsibilities include: • Supports collective and one-on-one curricular engagement with museum objects • Promotes faculty engagement with the collection through introductory and ongoing workshops designed to develop curricular opportunities • Facilitates object-based class sessions in the Museum’s dedicated art-study classroom • Organizes teaching exhibitions with students and faculty across the disciplines, acknowledging and encouraging new directions in research, scholarship, and dissemination • Contributes to the curatorial agenda and programming of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art • Curates and organizes scholarly exhibitions and writes associated publications • Conceives and implements programming (lectures, symposia) related to exhibitions and the Museum’s permanent collection • Supports the Museum’s digitization efforts. This is a three-year appointment with an expected start date of summer 2018. This position offers a competitive salary and benefits, as well as an annual travel and research fund. A recent Ph.D. in art history is required. Applicants who will receive their Ph.D. by June 30, 2018 will also be considered. Broad knowledge of art history and interest in a career in the museum field desired. Proven ability to work on multiple projects within a collaborative and deadline-driven environment. Strong research, writing and public speaking skills essential. A minimum of one year working in a museum environment and demonstrated experience with object-based learning are required. Experience with digital humanities preferred. For information, visit https://careers.bowdoin.edu/postings/4576
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 11/13/2017

Digital Projects Intern

Nantucket Historical Association Nantucket, MA
Under the supervision of the Chief Archivist, the Digital Projects Intern will use digital technologies to create and enhance access to our collections. They will conduct specific digitization, metadata creation, and assessment projects; document and refine existing procedures; and contribute to the development of new digital policies and workflows in the archives. Projects may include preparing materials for digitization, including inventorying, rehousing, and arranging; working with legacy oral history collections; conducting content assessments of Research Library web pages; researching digital scholarship software; researching copyright issues pertaining to archival materials; and creating content for social media posts highlighting collection materials. Smaller amounts of time may also be dedicated to reference and assisting with exhibition research. A knowledge of American history, literature, maritime history, or geography is advantageous, yet not required. Required: Enrollment in or graduation from an ALA-accredited master’s program. Completed coursework in archival theory and practice or relevant experience with archival materials is required. Solid time management skills. Familiarity with descriptive standards and metadata schemas. Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to work independently, to seek clarification, and to offer suggestions when needed. Physical requirements include the ability to lift up to 40 lbs. Housing is provided, plus a stipend of $2500 for a ten-to-thirteen week internship beginning in January 2018. Dates are flexible depending on the availability of the intern. Please send resume, letter of interest, and contact information for three references to rmiller@nha.org. Deadline for applications is November 30, 2017, or until filled.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: $2500 stipend
Posted on: 11/13/2017

Intern

Canterbury Shaker Village Canterbury, NH
Canterbury Shaker Village is offering several full-time internship opportunities with $1000 stipend and onsite housing for winter/spring 2018 (beginning in January, with flexible start and end dates). Interns will work primarily with the Village’s archives and collections under the direction of the Collections Manager. Interns may also have the opportunity to develop their own research-based project that may be incorporated into future Village programming or exhibits. Interns will work occasionally, on an as-needed basis, with the Educational Department to assist with events or other special Village programs. Ideal candidates will be energetic, self-disciplined, comfortable interacting with staff, and have good research skills and familiarity with curatorial practices. Recent graduates of a relevant BA or MA program are welcome to apply. To apply, send a letter of interest, resume, and 2 letters of recommendation to Becky Soules, Daily Visitor & Youth Programs Manager at rsoules@shakers.org. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Posted on: 11/01/2017

Archives & Special Collections Intern

The Hotchkiss School Lakeville, CT
Hotchkiss Archives and Special Collections, a program of the Edsel Ford Memorial Library, offers an internship for a graduate student during the second semester of the 2017-2018 school year. The internship provides ten-weeks of part-time work experience for a graduate student interested in pursuing an archival or curatorial career. This internship is located in NW CT. Applicants should live within a reasonable commuting distance. For more information, and to apply online: https://recruiting.ultipro.com/HOT1004HOTCH/JobBoard/10eeab0e-8a43-4942-8dd7-bc2aac2ef26d/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=36cf020e-a576-473b-a324-346551a7ee64
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
SALARY RANGE: $20/hr
Posted on: 10/23/2017

Edward W. Pell Graduate Fellowships

Fort Ticonderoga Museum Ticonderoga, NY
Fort Ticonderoga offers four graduate fellowships for students seeking a practical, hands-on experience at a historic site and museum with cutting-edge programs. Positions available June 11-August 17, 2018, include fellowships in Exhibitions, Collections Management, and Education. Fort Ticonderoga seeks graduate students in museum studies, art history, decorative arts, museum education, public history, history, American studies, or military history. Fellows need to be self-motivated and able to work independently as well as contribute to a dedicated team to create and develop ground-breaking exhibitions and programs for a diverse audience. Qualified undergraduates are welcome to apply. While working individually with their project supervisors, fellows will also meet and work together throughout the two-month experience. Fellows will have an opportunity to work with the Fort’s professional staff as part of our team-approach to all major projects. Each Graduate Fellow will receive a $2,500 stipend plus housing on-site. Graduate and qualified undergraduate students interested in applying for an Edward W. Pell Graduate Fellowship should visit http://www.fortticonderoga.org/education/university-partnerships/graduate-fellowships or contact Rich Strum, Director of Academic Programs, at rstrum@fort-ticonderoga.org for more information. Individual descriptions for each fellowship are available on the website. All applications for Graduate Fellowships are due by January 15, 2018. Successful applicants will be notified by February 20, 2018. Posted on: 10/10/2017

Intern, Unpaid

Development Intern - Winter 2018

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston, MA
ISGM is seeking a Development Intern for Winter 2018. The intern will gain insight into the inner workings of a fast paced fundraising team. This is an ideal opportunity to learn about giving to the arts/cultural sphere as well as how to utilize Raiser's Edge, the top development database used among non-profit organizations. Responsibilities include assisting with special event invitations, solicitations, and fulfillment mailings, maintaining donor records in Raiser’s Edge through proactive research and data entry, indexing and uploading key development correspondence, and assisting at museum special events, when needed. The intern must have interest and enthusiasm to learn about fundraising, meticulous attention to detail, ability to handle confidential material with discretion, excellent writing and interpersonal skills. S/he will be able to take initiative on projects and participate as part of a creative and energetic development team, adept at learning and using technology, able to commit to a regular work schedule, skilled in multitasking and able to work independently on projects, have a sense of humor and be flexible. Apply here https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/18292 with a resume and cover letter.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 11/17/2017

Marketing Intern - Winter/Spring 2018

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston, MA
The Marketing intern will work with ISGM’s Marketing staff to support 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. The intern will maintain and organize media clippings to keep on permanent file, organize and update information in media database, proof reading of press, print, and web materials, provide competitive analysis of institutional collateral and external communications, and assist with audience surveying and analysis. To be successful in this role, you will need an understanding and interest in arts marketing/public relations, ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines, ability to take ownership over projects and work proactively, proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Google Drive, excellent interpersonal skills, photography skills, a good sense of humor and inquisitive nature. Apply here: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/18282
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 11/16/2017

Dr. Seuss Museum Volunteer/Intern

Springfield Museums Springfield, MA
Located in the heart of downtown Springfield, the Springfield Museums is a multidisciplinary institution, inspiring the exploration of our connections to art, history and science through outstanding collections, exhibitions and programing. The Springfield Museums consists of five museum buildings; The George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, Springfield Science Museum, D’Amour Museum of Fine Art, Wood Museum of Springfield History, The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum and the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden. We are seeking volunteers and interns to help run the day-to-day operations of the Cat’s Corner, a drop in activity space with in the new Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum. Volunteer and intern responsibilities will include: Learning about the collections of the Springfield Museums as a whole; with the focus of the life and works of Theodore Geisel a.k.a. Dr. Seuss. Welcoming and creating a sense of belonging for a wide diversity of visitors. Helping to develop, prepare, facilitate, and track hands on literacy based activities. Facilitate, maintain and engage with visitors in galleries of the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum. Requirements include a desire to work with children and families and a strong sense of commitment and reliability. Ideally applicants can commit to at least 1 shifts a week. All applicants need to pass a CORI (background)check. Interested applicants should contact Sarah Gogal, Program Coordinator, at sgogal@springfieldmuseums.org for more information.
SALARY RANGE: Unpaid
Posted on: 11/08/2017

Graduate Research Intern

Nichols House Musuem Boston, MA
The Nichols House Museum is currently seeking a graduate level intern to assist with exhibition research and to build the museum’s archival knowledge. Responsibilities include gathering relevant research materials both on and off-site, researching provenance history related to the museum’s collection, and ensuring that this information is properly documented in the electronic database, PastPerfect. The Graduate Research Intern will exercise attention to detail and adhere to a project timeline. This is an unpaid position, working under the supervision of the Programs and Collections Coordinator. It offers an opportunity to gain hands-on experience while significantly contributing to the museum’s forthcoming exhibition. Qualifications: Applicants must be enrolled in, or a recent graduate of, a recognized M.A. or Ph.D. program and possess prior research experience. This position requires an understanding of art history and special consideration will be given to those with decorative arts familiarity. This position requires a commitment of 8-12 hours a week through April. How to apply: Please submit a writing sample, cover letter and resume to lcunningham@nicholshousemuseum.org with Graduate Research Intern in the subject line. Writing samples should not exceed 500 words.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 10/23/2017

Exhibit Design Graduate Internship

American Independence Museum Exeter, NH
The American Independence Museum in Exeter, NH seeks a Graduate-level intern to aid in the creation of a yearlong exhibit that will open on May 1, 2018. This year the museum is looking to create an exhibit focusing on European perspectives on the American Revolution utilizing objects and materials in the museum’s collection. Intern will work with Collections Manager on exhibit planning, research, curating objects, writing labels, and installation of the exhibit. Interns will also have a chance to take part in other aspects of Curatorial and Collections Management, including working in Past Perfect database, cataloguing, exhibit monitoring, inventorying, exhibits visioning and more. A minimum of 200 hours should be completed between mid-January and May, 2018. Schedule must be predetermined and correspond with the museum’s off-season hours of Tuesday – Friday, 9 am to 4 pm. Some work may be completed off-site. Qualifications: Intern should be in the process of completing or recently completed their Master’s degree in history, museum studies or related subject. Strong interpersonal skills, detail-oriented, superior research skills and excellent time management are required. Intern should be a self-starter and able to work in a team environment. Prior exhibit installation experience is not required. Although the position is unpaid, this is an exciting opportunity to be involved in a growing Museum and can be completed for course credit. Deadline: Please submit resume, letter of interest, and two references to rpassannante@independencemuseum.org by November 20th, 2018. For information, visit: www.independencemuseum.org Posted on: 10/20/2017

Development Intern

Discovery Museums Acton, MA
The Discovery Museums seek a Development Intern to start in early 2018 through mid-May for approximately 15-20 hours per week (schedule flexible). The intern's primary focus will be on coordinating the Museum's online auction, which in spring 2017 raised more than $25,000 to support the Museums. The intern will research prospective donors, contact and follow up with donors via mail, e-mail, and phone, and assist with promotion, management, and fulfillment of the auction. In addition to supporting the auction, he/she will assist with the overall annual giving program, cultivation and stewardship events, communications, and research. This is a great opportunity to learn more about fundraising and development operations, areas that are essential to the success of all nonprofit organizations. Qualifications: Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills required. Computer literate with working knowledge of MS Office, especially Excel. Interest and enthusiasm to learn about development. Attention to detail and discretion required. How To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to Karen Kerns, Development Associate, at kkerns@discoverymuseums.org. Posted on: 10/10/2017

Volunteer

Volunteer tour guide and docent

Paul S. Russell, MD Museum of Medical History and Innovation at Massachusetts General Hospital Boston, MA
We are recruiting new volunteers to help us meet the growing demand for our history tours, technology demonstrations, and school programs. Volunteers welcome visitors in the museum, lead tours of the historical highlights of Mass General’s campus and of the historic Ether Dome, and demonstrate our virtual dissection table. Docents typically have one standing two- or three-hour shift per week; must have some flexibility to cover other shifts. Most of the shifts are during M-F 9-5 business hours, with some Saturday shifts. Must be available a minimum of six months. The museum and Ether Dome are wheelchair accessible. You can expect to work with all ages, with tourists and hospital staff and patients, with locals and visitors with limited English. Some days are fast-paced and busy, while other days are quiet. People who are bilingual are especially encouraged to volunteer. No special background in history, medicine, or science is required – we will train you! To apply, send a note explaining your interest and availability to mghhistory@partners.org. Posted on: 10/27/2017

Board Member

No Board Member positions are currently available.

Other

Photographer

NEDCC | Northeast Document Conservation Center Andover, MA
The Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) is hiring a full-time Photographer to join the Imaging Services department. Founded in 1973, NEDCC is a non-profit conservation and preservation center, supporting the collections of its private and institutional clients through book, paper, and photograph conservation, digital reformatting, audio preservation, and preservation assistance. The successful candidate will be joining a team of experienced and productive photographers, and will benefit from working alongside conservators and specialists dedicated to the treatment and care of the range of objects the Imaging Services department digitizes. The Photographer will be charged principally with the digital reformatting of the extensive and diverse collections held by NEDCC’s institutional and private clients. These include virtually all photographic media, particularly nitrate, acetate, polyester, and glass-plate negatives and positives, X-ray film, photographic prints, and direct positives like daguerreotypes and ambrotypes; bound and loose manuscript material; rare books and illuminated manuscripts; and oversized items such as maps and blueprints. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline; Experience or training in the handling of rare and fragile paper-based materials; Minimum 2 years’ experience digitally reformatting archival and special collection materials or works of art. TO APPLY: please send a cover letter, resume, and names and contact information for three references as a single PDF to: Terrance D’Ambrosio, Director of Imaging Services, at tdambrosio nedcc <.> org. For more information: www.nedcc.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 11/13/2017

Director of Awards and Special Projects

John F. Kennedy Library Foundation Boston, MA
Director of Awards and Special Projects John F. Kennedy Library Foundation The Director of Awards and Special Projects is primarily responsible for the stewardship and implementation of two awards given annually by the Foundation: the prestigious John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award, and the John F. Kennedy New Frontier Awards. In addition, the Director of Awards and Special Projects will be responsible for leading a variety of special Foundation projects that involve educating and creating awareness around President Kennedy’s legacy as a champion of peace, innovation, service, and inclusion. This position directs a research intern, and works in close collaboration with the Marketing and Communications; Education and Public Programs; and Development departments. The Director of Awards and Special Projects will report directly to the VP, Communications and Marketing, and on a case-by-case basis to the Executive Director for special projects. The John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award™ was created by the Foundation in 1989 to honor President Kennedy’s commitment and contribution to public service. It is presented annually in May, in celebration of President Kennedy’s birthday, to public servants who have made courageous decisions of conscience in the face of personal or professional consequences. The award is named for President Kennedy’s 1957 Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Profiles in Courage, which recounts the stories of eight U.S. senators who risked their careers, incurring the wrath of constituents or powerful interest groups, by taking principled stands for unpopular positions. It has become the premiere award in the political arena. Recently the Foundation has deployed new digital strategies to bring to new
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 10/30/2017

Genealogist/Verifier

General Society of Mayflower Descendants Plymouth, MA
Genealogist needed as a verifier for the General Society of Mayflower Descendants (GSMD). Will be working 24 to 32 hours a week at the national headquarters in Plymouth as part of a team to process membership applications. Verifier evaluates lineage information and documentation for completeness, validity, and correctness. Must have genealogy experience, including resolving issues from conflicting sources and being well versed in current online genealogy resources. Neat printing, attention to detail, critical thinking and Microsoft Word are essential skills. Experience with lineage society applications a plus. Please mail cover letter and resume to: Director of Genealogy; GSMD, PO Box 3297, Plymouth MA 02361 or send as email attachment to: dgrs@themayflowersociety.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 10/30/2017

Human Resources Associate (Part Time)

The Preservation Society of Newport County Newport, RI
The Preservation Society of Newport County is looking for an Associate to support the Human Resources team with full scope HR responsibilities including recruiting, performance management, systems/processes, reporting, compliance and administrative duties. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated self-starter. The candidate will have the chance to work across departments and interact with members of the staff on a variety of projects. This is a part-time (24 hours/week M-F). Send cover letter and resume to humanresources@newportmansions.org or visit our website at www.newportmansions.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: we do not post compensation online
Posted on: 10/24/2017

Staff Accountant

Boston Children's Museum Boston, MA
Reporting to the Controller, this position is responsible for maintaining and monitoring the entire Museum’s cash disbursements and cash receipts other than payroll. The Staff Accountant must be experienced and professional in business in order to work with all levels of Museum management. Duties include maintaining a compliant record keeping system for all areas of accounts payable and cash receipts. Position requires working knowledge of accounting controls as they pertain to the maintenance of an accurate and secure accounting environment. QUALIFICATIONS: College degree, preferably in accounting; or equivalent work experience; Two to three years of accounting experience preferred; Experience in General Ledger Accounting software including data entry, journalizing and reconciliations. PC proficiency with MS Office software, especially Excel; An understanding of Accounts Payable processing rules /controls (such as proper authorization before payment), be accurate, and have good keypunching skills; High energy level, good interpersonal skills, and an excellent customer service attitude; Proven ability to work independently and prioritize work; Demonstrated analytical, planning, problem-solving and organizational skills. HOURS: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm. To apply: submit resume & cover letter to Jobs@BostonChildrensMuseum.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: $30,000
Posted on: 10/13/2017