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Administrative/Director

Director of Horticulture

The Trustees of Reservations Beverly , MA
The Director of Horticulture is a new position at The Trustees of Reservations established to develop the organization’s strengths (and identity) in public horticulture and to bring leadership, inspiration, and support to property horticulturists within the context of the organization’s deep re-investment in cultural resources. The Director of Horticulture will establish and implement a long range strategy for management standards, depth and diversity of living collections and the engagement of diverse audiences in horticulture-related programs. The Director of Horticulture will update the evaluation, planning and programming of The Trustees gardens, and link this planning to the organization's management of cultural resources, budgeting, and fundraising. Through leadership, scholarship and research, the Director of Horticulture will help to drive The Trustees strategic priority of reinvigorating audience engagement on its properties through innovative programming and cultural enterprise. The Director of Horticulture must have the vision to design a path to achieve an innovative public gardens program, the management skills to inspire and lead a talented team, and the hands-on skills to ensure execution. The successful candidate must hold an advanced degree in public garden management, horticulture, horticultural practices, public garden protection and planning, or a related field. Demonstrated knowledge of horticultural care and conservation, cataloguing, engagement, stewardship and applied practice.Ten or more years experience and an employment history that shows increasing supervisory responsibilities in the public garden field, including horticulture, personnel and volunteer management, engagement and planning. For more information, interested candidates should send a cover letter along with a resume and salary requirements to Cindy Brockway, The Trustees of Reservations, Long Hill, 572 Essex Street, Beverly MA 01915 or email to cbrockway@ttor.org. No phone calls please. Posted on: 03/16/2015

Executive Director

Boothbay Railway Village Bangor, ME
The Boothbay Railway Village (BRV) is seeking a talented and resourceful Executive Director to lead a devoted staff and volunteer team in building upon a 50 year history of acquisition and development, further the museum’s educational mission, and secure BRV’s long-term sustainability. BRV has a beautiful 30 acre setting in the coastal village of Boothbay, Maine, with more than two dozen buildings, a fleet of 3 Henschel steam locomotives operating on over three quarters of a mile of narrow-gauge track, an antique auto exhibit with more than 60 vehicles, and other artifacts that tell the story of village life during the mid-19th to mid-20th centuries. BRV has a budget of approx. $800,000 and sees 15,000-17,000 visitors annually. A detailed “leadership statement” describing the position, organizational priorities, and position requirements will be available at www.railwayvillage.org or www.starboardleadership.com/boothbay-railway-village-–-executive-director.html Interested candidates should send a cover letter, résumé, and the names of 3 references (indicating relation to the candidate, phone number, and e-mail address) to Starboard Leadership Consulting at: search1@starboardleadership.com. Paper copies may be sent to Mary Pettegrow, Starboard Leadership Consulting, 84 Harlow St., Bangor, ME 04401, but electronic submissions of material are preferred. No phone inquiries, please. Review of applications will begin on April 13, 2015. Posted on: 03/16/2015

Director of Finance

Strawbery Banke Museum Portsmouth, NH
Leads financial administration, business planning, and budgeting. A member of senior leadership team. $2.5 budget. Hands- on. Reports to the President and Works closely with Trustees. Supervises one staff member. Direct experience required. Please submit letter and resume to Diane Cooley, dcooley@strawberybanke.org or to PO Box 300, Portsmouth NH 03802-0300. Posted on: 03/16/2015

Membership & Operations Coordinator

Rotch Jones Duff House and Garden Museum New Bedford, MA
The Rotch–Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum seeks a full time administrator with excellent communication skills to oversee correspondence, record keeping, data entry, bulk mailings, receptionist duties and coordination of function rentals. Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel, QuickBooks required, knowledge of Raiser’s Edge and Website maintenance strongly preferred. Some evening and weekends required. Please send cover letter, resume and three references to info@rjdmuseum.org or RJD Personnel, 396 County Street, New Bedford, MA 02740 Posted on: 03/13/2015

Executive Director

Chatham Historical Society Chatham, MA
The Atwood House Museum (AHM), home of the Chatham Historical Society (CHS), is seeking a dynamic Executive Director to lead this highly regarded organization to the next level in achieving its mission. This future leader will report to the Executive Board, receiving guidance from the Chair of the Board, and will direct a staff of two employees and a dedicated team of 100 plus volunteers. He/she will be responsible for chairing the Operating Board and working collaboratively with its volunteer leaders. The Executive Director is expected to work part or full time on site in Chatham while implementing Executive Board-approved programmatic plans. Responsibilities include annually preparing strategic goals and objectives, designing a program strategy, also managing museum collections and operations, with particular attention to seasonal visitor services. Other responsibilities include fund raising and revenue generation, educational programs, and marketing. The candidate will be expected to have excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to act as a public ambassador of the Museum and Society to the larger Cape Cod community. The candidate must be a proven leader with museum management or equivalent non-profit experience, able to work effectively with a diverse group of volunteers. He/she should have excellent organizational skills, be able to think creatively, and be adaptable and comfortable in a collaborative environment. Send resume and cover letter to: Search Committee Atwood House Museum Po Box 709 Chatham, MA. 02633 Deadline April 30, 2015 Posted on: 03/06/2015

Director of Finance & Operations

Providence Children'ss Museum Providence, RI
The Director of Finance & Operations reports to the Executive Director, is a member of the Museum’s senior leadership team, and is responsible for financial management, office support systems and building systems: Oversees financial record keeping and reporting; Leads annual budget preparation and supports annual financial audit; Manages financial reporting for grants, including government funding; Manages payroll and benefits; Oversees IT staff and systems; Oversees office systems, supplies and equipment; Negotiates and maintains contracts with utility, insurance and other providers; Oversees mechanical, structural and operational building components; Supervises finance & operations coordinator, IT assistant, building manager. Full time position available immediately. Minimum five years nonprofit financial management experience required, including experience in nonprofit accounting procedures and software and payroll and benefits management; supervisory experience; bachelors or higher degree in business or equivalent experience; detail-oriented with strong problem-solving and communication skills. For full job description and application procedures please go to http://www.childrenmuseum.org/jobFinanceOperations.asp Providence Children’s Museum has served children and families since 1977. The Museum has a balanced operating budget of $2.2 million, 60% of which is earned through admission, membership, contracted services, program and consulting fees. Government grants account for approximately 15%, with the balance raised through private giving and investment income. A professional staff of 30, supported by volunteers and AmeriCorps members, serve over 160,000 Museum visitors a year and 10,000-plus through off-site outreach programs. Posted on: 03/02/2015

Gallery Staff Assistant - Art Gallery

Tufts University Medford, MA
15001059 This is a half-time position at 17.5 hours per week. The deadline to apply for this position is March 13, 2015. The Tufts University Art Gallery animates the intellectual life of the greater university community through exhibitions, educational programs, and public events that explore new, global perspectives on art and on art discourse. The gallery advances the university's educational mission by creating a forum for contemporary art, facilitating experiential and free-choice learning through first-hand encounters with original works of art, and by exposing fresh interpretations and scholarship on art. This half-time Gallery Staff Assistant position performs administrative support duties for the Tufts University Art Gallery and is supervised by the Director of Galleries and Collections. Major responsibilities include: office coordination, financial management, and event and program coordination/support. Office coordination responsibilities include: • Database management; • Scribing meeting minutes; word processing; • General correspondence; • Room reservations; • Master office calendar scheduling; • Group and class visit scheduling, in cooperation with the Gallery Education Outreach Coordinator. Financial management responsibilities include: • Tracking expenses and income in the Gallery's and the Collection's general operating budgets and restricted funds, and processing all financial transactions, agreements, and contracts. Special events and program support for: • The Contemporary Art Circle, Create Date, and guest speakers and visiting artists (travel arrangements; catering, security; • Space reservations and set-up, A/V equipment rental, and publicity). Requirements: • High School diploma and 2-4 years of administrative experience or a college degree and 1-3 years of administrative experience. • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and FileMaker. EOE Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/j86gr8y Posted on: 02/23/2015

Executive Director

Cambridge Historical Society BOSTON, MA
The Cambridge Historical Society, a living repository for the tradition and history of Cambridge, Massachusetts, is seeking a dynamic new Executive Director. CHS is headquartered at the late-17th-century Hooper-Lee-Nichols House on historic Brattle Street, the second-oldest house in Cambridge. Recently, the CHS Council, the Society's governing body, articulated an ambitious vision for 2015-18 to demonstrate how the history of Cambridge shapes this vibrant community, informing present-day decision making and planning . The new Executive Director will lead this process of growth and renewal. Please see www.cambridgehistory.org. TO APPLY: Please send a comprehensive letter of application outlining relevant skills and experience, resume, and salary history to Susan Egmont, Principal, Egmont Associates at segmont@egmontassociates.com. Posted on: 02/17/2015

Deputy Director, Collections, Research & Exhibitions

Corning Museum of Glass Corning, NY
Corning Museum of Glass, the world’s leading museum dedicated to the presentation, display and interpretation of glass, is seeking a Deputy Director, Collections, Research and Exhibitions. The Deputy Director is a new position reporting to and serving as a strong administrative and creative partner to the President/Executive Director. The Deputy Director will provide strategic leadership and management of all departments in her/his division, with 8 direct reports: Collections & Exhibitions Manager, Chief Conservator, Chief Librarian, Director of Education, Head of Publications, Chief Digital Officer, Director of the Studio and Chief Scientist. The Deputy Director will serve as an articulate and persuasive spokesperson to collectors, funding sources, press and the public. With the opening of the new Contemporary Art + Design Wing of the Museum in March, Corning’s campus will encompass 325,000 sf, with a collection of 48,000 objects representing the 3500-year history of the art and science of glass. The Museum, Rakow Research Library, considered the world’s library of record on glass and The Studio form the Corning complex. The Corning Museum of Glass operates with a budget of $60 million, a full-time staff of 160 and a 17-member Board of Trustees. More information about CMoG: www.cmog.org. Requirements: 10 years of senior experience in an art museum or similar institution; master’s degree in a relevant field required; doctorate preferred. Training in Islamic or Ancient art would be valuable. Full position description: www.opportunityresources.net under clients/active searches. To apply, contact Freda Mindlin or Nancy Kaufman, Opportunity Resources Inc., (212) 744-4409, search@opportunityresources.net Posted on: 02/11/2015

Executive Director

Lyme Art Association Old Lyme, CT
The Lyme Art Association is seeking a new Executive Director to lead the way as it embarks on its second century of representational fine art exhibitions. The Lyme Art Association is experiencing a period of institutional growth and has initiated a fundraising campaign to restore its historic building and property. The ideal candidate for this position will: • Have a minimum of 5 to 10 years experience as a leader and/or senior manager of a successful non-profit organization, for-profit art gallery, or related business. • Possess a strong track record for leading a major capital campaign through the cultivation and solicitation of major donors, creative programming that is designed to increase both earned and contributed revenue, and successful grant writing and management. • Have a degree or background in fine art and design, art history, or related creative field, and will have demonstrated strong entrepreneurial and business skills necessary to successfully manage an organization’s finances. • Be a good listener and communicator with a willingness to collaborate with Board, staff, volunteers, and other non-profits in the community and share an enthusiasm for the preservation of historic properties. This position may be full-time or part-time depending upon the experience, skills, and abilities of the candidate. To apply for this position, please submit (as one document) a cover letter describing your qualifications and experience related to this position, your resume and three professional references to: lymeartassociation@gmail.com. Only electronic applications will be accepted. Please no phone calls. The Lyme Art Association is Equal Opportunity Employer. Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience. Posted on: 02/05/2015

Collections

Living Collections Manager (Horticulture)

The Trustees of Reservations Beverly, MA
The Manager of Living Collections is a new position for The Trustees. The Manager will catalogue and manage The Trustees living collection, provide direction for acquisition and propagation and ensure that the living collections have proper curation, documentation, and interpretation. This energetic individual will bring a high level of horticultural knowledge and cataloging expertise, assist with a long range strategy for the appropriate care of the living collections, and lead interns, volunteers and seasonal employees in exceptional standards for collections catalog maintenance. With energy and creativity, the Living Collections Manager will engage the public through educational programming, volunteerism, and creating a welcoming visitor experience in a garden context. Four year baccalaureate degree in botany, horticulture or related field, or a minimum of five years experience working in one of these fields. Previous work experience in a botanic garden or arboretum is preferred with experience in living collections management. A strong knowledge of temperate woody and herbaceous plants is required. Interested candidates should send a cover letter along with a resume and salary requirements to Cindy Brockway, The Trustees of Reservations, Long Hill, 572 Essex Street, Beverly MA 01915 or email to cbrockway@ttor.org. No phone calls please. Posted on: 03/16/2015

Curator/Manager of Interpretation, Programming and Exhibits

The Roosevelt Campobello International Park Lubec, ME
The incumbent manages the day-to-day museum management functions for The Roosevelt Campobello International Park Commission including: • Collections management • Exhibits • Interpretation, Education and Programming In addition, the incumbent is responsible for: • Supervision of interpretive staff • Maintenance of the historical records of the Park Commission • Prepare the Annual Report of the Roosevelt Campobello Int. Park If you are interested in applying for this position, or for more information, please email a letter of interest and resume to beckwith@fdr.net or post to: In the United States: Ron Beckwith – Superintendent The Roosevelt Campobello International Park P.O. Box 129, Lubec, Maine 04652 Posted on: 03/16/2015

Digitization Specialist

The Preservation Society of Newport County Newport, RI
The Preservation Society of Newport County seeks a full-time Digitization Specialist for a temporary, two-year term position. The Preservation Society’s first major collections digitization project will create online access to information and photographs for 10,000 pieces of fine and decorative arts, furniture, textiles, sculpture, architectural elements, and archival documents over the course of two years. Reporting to the Collections Manager, the Digitization Specialist will standardize collections data to be hosted online, assist with customizing the collections database web interface, and update and troubleshoot data online as needed. Day to day responsibilities include data standardization and cleanup and communication with database representatives and Preservation Society staff. Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Museum Studies/Historic Preservation, Information Science, or a relevant field and experience with museum collections databases. Master’s Degree preferred. For a complete list of required job duties and qualifications visit http://www.newportmansions.org/about-us/employment/available-jobs. Please email a cover letter, resume with contact information for professional references, and a short writing sample to humanresouces@newportmansions.org or mail to 424 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI 02840. Please, no phone calls. Posted on: 03/11/2015

Processing Archivist

The Preservation Society of Newport County Newport, RI
The Preservation Society of Newport County seeks a full-time, temporary Processing Archivist for a one-year term position. The Society’s archive contains a variety of historical documents, photographs, and varied media related to the history of the Newport Mansions and the overall history of Newport, RI. Reporting to the Collections Manager, the Processing Archivist will work with the Preservation Society's historical and institutional collections to process and rehouse collections, create finding aids, facilitate archival access for scholars and staff, and initiate the Preservation Society’s first archival digitization project. The archival digitization initiative is part of a larger project to put the Preservation Society’s collections records online within the next two years, and the Processing Archivist will work closely with the Digitization Specialist. Requires a Master's degree in Library and Information Science with specialization in archival studies from an ALA-accredited college or university, and a minimum of three to five years experience arranging and describing archival collections. For a complete list of required job duties and qualifications click on http://www.newportmansions.org/about-us/employment/available-jobs. Please email a cover letter, resume with contact information for professional references, and a short writing sample to humanresouces@newportmansions.org or mail to 424 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI 02840. Please, no phone calls. Posted on: 03/11/2015

Curator (Open Rank) (New Posting)

Colgate University Hamilton, NY
Reporting to the Director of University Museums, the curator (open rank) of collections of the Longyear Museum of Anthropology is responsible for, but not limited to, the study, care, use, interpretation, scholarship, publication and management of the Lonyear Museum's collection in its current facility, in anticipation of an envisioned Center for Art and Culture (CAC), designed by architect David Adjaye and to be located in downtown Hamilton, New York. An exciting time in Colgate's history, the newly conceived Center for Art and Culture will become home to two university museums with distinctive missions: the Lonyear Museum of Anthropology and the Picker Art Gallery. These distinguished university museums play a significant role in the teaching mission and the reputation of one of the country's leading liberal arts universities, with a student population of about 2,850 and a faculty of 300. The Longyear Museum of Anthropology is located on Colgate University's beautiful campus in Hamilton, New York. Its collection features approximately 16,000 objects, including extensive collections of indigenous peoples of the Americas and Africa. The level of the appointment will be based on the years of experience and capabilities of the successful candidate. To apply and view full job details, please visit https://careers.colgate.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=157756 Posted on: 03/10/2015

Richard L. Menschel Curator or Associate Curator of Photography

Harvard Art Museums, Harvard University Cambridge, MA
Responsible for the care, documentation, research, presentation, publication, and strengthening of the museums’ exceptional collection of analog and digital photographs and its emerging collection of time-based photographic media, including projection, installation, video and film. The curator/associate curator is expected to be an intellectual authority on, and to assume the full range of curatorial responsibility for, the collection of photographs and time-based photographic media, which span from the early nineteenth century to the present and to advise on related matters at the university when needed. The curator/associate curator crafts an ambitious exhibition, research and publication program for photographs and time-based photographic art and works closely with students and faculty to foster a significant and sustained curricular use of the collection for both undergraduate and graduate teaching. The curator/associate curator works within a team environment and promotes dialogue, engagement, and collaboration with colleagues within the Division of Modern and Contemporary Art and with other curatorial divisions that have overlapping collection holdings and expertise. The associate curator recommends purchases, works closely with collectors and museum supporters, solicits gifts for the collection, and assumes an active role in soliciting funds for museum purposes, including acquisitions, exhibitions, conservation projects, and publications, from individuals, foundations, federal agencies and other sources. For full job descriptions and requirements, desired qualifications, and application instructions, please visit Harvard’s Recruitment Management System, ASPIRE: Curator: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWEbHost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerID=25240&siteID=5341&AReq=34951BR and/or Associate Curator: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWEbHost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerID=25240&siteID=5341&AReq=34952BR. We will fill only one of these positions. Please apply by March 23, 2015 after which applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis as necessary. Posted on: 03/09/2015

Assistant Registrar – Collections

Peabody Essex Museum Salem, MA
The Peabody Essex Museum is seeking an experienced, full‐time, Assistant Registrar. Under the direction of the Registrar for the Collection, the successful candidate will manage outgoing loans and rights & reproduction for the museum’s collection. The Assistant Registrar will oversee the loan approval process, coordinate conservation, determine shipping and insurance needs, handle data entry, tracking and invoicing, and insure fulfillment of contract terms. The Assistant Registrar will assist with the tracking of rights for the collection, including contacting artists and determining the copyright status of works. The successful candidate will manage the granting of right for reproduction of works in the museum’s collection including, arranging photography, delivery of image files and tracking of rights granted. Additional collection and administrative tasks, and courier responsibilities will be assigned. The position requires three years of museum experience (preferably art museums) and a thorough knowledge of current registration principles and practices for loans, fine art shipping, collection care, and rights & reproduction. Strength and skill in handling fragile works of art required. The successful candidate will have strong prioritization and organizational skills; excellent written and oral communication skills; work well collaboratively, and possess a can‐do attitude. Candidates must haveproficiency with MS Office suite and image editing software such as Adobe Photoshop or Light room. Experience with a collection management database required (Museum Plus preferred). Candidates must have a BA in Art, Art History or Museum Studies, or relevant combination of education and experience. Completion of a graduate program is preferred. Please email cover letter and resume to jobs@pem.org: or send to Human Resources, Peabody Essex Museum, East India Square, Salem, MA 01970. PEM is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Posted on: 02/27/2015

Corning Museum of Glass Curator of European Glass

Corning Museum of Glass Corning, NY
The Corning Museum of Glass is seeking an experienced and creative Curator of European Glass. The Museum is seeking an individual with training in European art, a strong interest in decorative arts and a Master’s degree (or, ideally, a Ph.D.) in art history or a related field. Knowledge of an additional art historical field - Ancient, Islamic or Asian - would be valuable. The Curator of European Glass oversees exhibition, acquisition, publication, public information, research and conservation issues related to the department, which is one of four curatorial departments. The other three are: American; Modern and Contemporary; and Science and Technology. The European collection is comprehensive and continually expands through gifts and an ample acquisition budget which also provides funds for publications. The Museum, The Rakow Research Library, considered the world’s library of record on glass and The Studio are the three buildings that form the Corning campus. More information about the Corning Museum of Glass is at www.cmog.org. The Curator of European Glass reports to the President/Executive Director and in addition, works closely with the Deputy Director of Collections, Research and Exhibitions as well as with the curatorial team, the Collection and Exhibition Manager, Chief Conservator, Director of Education, Director of the Studio, Chief Digital Officer and Chief Scientist. Please address all inquiries and recommendations in confidence to the retained search consultants by email. Freda Mindlin or Nancy Kaufman Opportunity Resources Inc. New York, NY 10021 search@opportunityresources.net Posted on: 02/04/2015

Development and Marketing

Annual Fund Manager

Mystic Seaport Mystic, CT
The Annual Fund Manager works to ensure the accomplishment of the Annual Fund Campaign, which in FY 2016 is to secure $2.5 million in unrestricted gifts to Mystic Seaport, representing a 30% increase over the prior year. In order to do so, he/she will work with senior Museum and Advancement staff to broaden and deepen the base of support and to foster a donor-centered culture of philanthropy. He/she will be responsible for working to devise a robust Annual Fund plan; develop direct mail pieces and creative messaging for the campaign distinguished by a broad based annual fund and the leadership level of America and the Sea Society; track progress against goals; and engage frequently with current and prospective donors through tailored, personal communications via in-person meetings, US mail, email, and social media. Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree with 2-4 years of progressively responsible experience managing Annual Fund campaigns with track record of success • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills; strict attention to detail; superior time management • Working knowledge of on-line and social media fundraising and solid computer skills, particularly with Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge or similar database • Must exercise good judgment; demonstrate organizational ability; be diplomatic; thrive in a team environment; accomplish tasks and initiatives on schedule and on budget; be adaptive and flexible with a positive, confident spirit To apply: please submit a Mystic Seaport application (found at www.mysticseaport.org/employmentapplication ), resume, and cover letter to human.resources@mysticseaport.org or to Mystic Seaport PO Box 6000 Mystic, CT 06355 Attn: Human Resources. An EOE. Posted on: 03/30/2015

Development Officer

The Amistad Center for Art & Culture Hartford, CT
The Development Officer creates and implements strategic and ethical approaches to fundraising, including major gifts, corporate sponsorships, grants, individual gifts, events, membership enrollment, online fundraising and in-kind donations. Full-time salaried position with benefits. Primary Duties and Responsibilities Collaborate with the Board and Executive Director to create, implement and monitor progress against the Fund Development Plan. Implements grant prospecting, application and reporting processes; Oversees special fundraising events; Identifies and develops donor prospects; Oversees donor database; Manage the membership program; Assist with Trustee engagement; Serve as staff liaison to Board committees; Ensure effective donor communications and acknowledgement; Coordinate marketing and communication materials for development efforts; and, Build relationships with community stakeholders. Qualifications Education • College degree • A certificate in fundraising management is an asset Professional designation • Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation is an asset Knowledge, skills and abilities • Knowledge of fund development planning and strategies • Knowledge of regulations affecting charities and ethical practices for charitable solicitation • Experience with special events planning and management • Experience with managing volunteer resources • Strong communications and grant writing skills Proficiency in the use of: • Fundraising software • Word processing • Donor Databases • Excel Experience • Minimum 3 years of fundraising experience • Previous experience in a museum or cultural institution an asset Submit cover letters and resumes to amistadcenter@wadsworthatheneum.org by April 15. More information about The Amistad Center may be found at www.amistadcenter.org. Posted on: 03/30/2015

Director of Marketing and Public Relations

New Bedford Whaling Museum New Bedford, MA
The New Bedford Whaling Museum is seeking a seasoned marketing and public relations professional. The Director of Marketing and Public Relations works with the Vice President for Development and Marketing to conceptualize and implement all market strategy activities for the organization. Specific responsibilities include public relations activities; business and market development; market research and planning; program evaluation, implementing strategy for promotion and advertising; supervision of the event sales manager; supervision of a marketing officer. As a member of the organization's development and marketing team at the center of a dynamic and fast-paced institution, s/he will work to maximize the Museum’s key activities in 2015 and beyond, including the construction and grand opening of a new wing, the 20,000 sq. foot Wattles Jacobs Education Center, in addition to multiple new exhibition galleries. S/he will plan, develop and direct public relations programs that build and sustain a favorable public image for the Museum. Requirements: Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications or a related discipline, a minimum of 7 years of experience, and a demonstrated track record of accomplishments in marketing and planning. Staff management experience strongly preferred. Candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, maturity and good judgment and be capable of communicating with a diverse range of individuals. Broad functional experience in areas of strategic planning, business and market development, market research and planning, and advertising and promotions. Send cover letter, resume, references, and salary requirements to Michelle Taylor, Vice President for Operations and CFO, at mtaylor@whalingmuseum.org. Posted on: 03/24/2015

Director of Development

Cape Ann Museum Gloucester, MA
Cape Ann Museum (CAM) celebrates the art, history and culture of the region. The Museum seeks a Development Director to oversee the planning and implementation of all of its development activities. Responsibilities: Reporting to the Executive Director, this person is responsible for planning/implementing the overall fundraising strategy for the museum, including the annual fund, major gifts, planned giving, corporate and foundation support and membership development; identification/cultivation of new support; stewardship of existing donors; development of grant opportunities, tracking/reporting; oversight of fundraising events/programs; oversight of donor/member communications; management of the Development Committee, subcommittees and special projects; oversight of the Membership Coordinator and other staff, as appropriate; oversight of department reporting and management of department budget. Requirements: CAM seeks a results-oriented, strategic thinker with excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. The person must have knowledge of the community and understanding of the interests/expectations of our donors. Must be able to work with an array of personalities/work styles and have the ability to work with confidential information. Degree in a related field or the equivalent in training and experience required. A minimum of 5 years demonstrated success in non-profit fundraising, preferably in a museum setting. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Donor Perfect or related software is a must. Must be able to work evenings/weekends. Knowledge and interest in Cape Ann history/art is a plus. Please email cover letter, resume and three professional references to info@capeannmuseum.org. CAM is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Posted on: 03/23/2015

Development Coordinator

Fruitlands Museum Harvard, MA
Fruitlands Museum in Harvard, MA seeks an organized, detail-oriented individual with excellent customer service skills to manage development operations and coordinate our membership program, annual giving appeals and fundraising events. The Development Coordinator will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the development office including database management (Altru and Research Point), gift entry, membership fulfillment, and gift acknowledgements. This position will manage the membership programs and be responsible for membership recruitment, retention and cultivation. He/she will also coordinate membership and fundraising events and help develop new strategies to further the Museum’s fundraising goals. See fruitlands.org/employment for a full description. Submit letter of application and resume to: Suzanne Myer Smith Fruitlands Museum, 102 Prospect Hill Road, Harvard, MA 0145. Or ssmith@fruitlands.org. Application review begins April 6, 2015 Posted on: 03/23/2015

Annual Giving Coordinator

Museum of Science MA
The Annual Giving Coordinator will serve as one of the point people for the Annual Fund's Explorers Society, coordinate appeals to acquire new Annual Fund donors as well as appeals for patron level gifts of $300-$2,499 (Explorers) and $2,500+ (Discoverers), and conduct cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship activities with Annual Fund donors and prospects. For more information and to apply, please visit: https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/199942-29458.html EEO/M/F/V/D Posted on: 03/23/2015

Deputy Director for External Affairs

deCordova Sculpture Park & Museum Lincoln, MA
DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum located in Lincoln, MA seeks a dynamic, knowledgeable, and highly-motivated leader for the position of Deputy Director for External Affairs (DDEA). Reporting to and partnering with the Executive Director, the DDEA is an essential member of the senior leadership team, charged with the strategic growth of philanthropy and the visibility of deCordova in support of the organization’s mission and vision. This position represents an opportunity to join an institution poised for significant advancement at a pivotal juncture in its organizational growth. Working closely with the Executive Director and the Board of Trustees, the DDEA will play a critical role in the design, planning, and execution of a comprehensive capital campaign to implement a new master plan. The DDEA will also be responsible for the strategic growth of the development, corporate, and marketing functions and team to support the institution’s growth and greater prominence within the region and throughout the national and international contemporary art community. He/she will build deCordova’s fund development capacity and culture of philanthropy through effective marketing, communications, operations, goal-setting, and organizational alignment. A detailed position description, key responsibilities, and application procedure is available at www.decordova.org/opportunities. Posted on: 03/16/2015

Corporate Giving Coordinator

Museum of Science MA
The Corporate Giving Coordinator is responsible for identifying, developing cultivation strategies and soliciting 5-6-figure gifts from corporations and corporate foundations. The position manages a portfolio of corporations and corporate foundations. The Museum of Science is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity. To find out more and to apply, please visit: https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/197799-29458.html Posted on: 03/16/2015

Development Director

Museum Institute for Teaching Science (MITS) Quincy, MA
The Museum Institute for Teaching Science (MITS, Inc.) is seeking a highly-motivated professional with minimum of 3 to 5 years of related development experience to build key relationships with corporations, research organizations, education agencies, state and federal government agencies and other relevant organizations to generate funding and resources to support MITS programs. Responsibilities include but not limited to: Develop and implement a fundraising strategy to secure corporate and foundation contributions. Leverage existing relationships to secure major gifts and grants from corporations, foundations, organizations, and individuals to support MITS programs. Maintain and extend relationships with partner museums and comparable organizations to develop collaborative approaches to raising funds to support joint STEM programs and the Summer Professional Development Institutes. Establish a development program infrastructure that includes updating and maintaining a donor tracking database, improving donor communications, creating and implementing development initiatives that support MITS’ Strategic Plan, and developing evaluation and reporting systems. Write and manage foundation grants and oversee grant writing consultants as needed. The Development Director is a part-time position based out of Quincy, MA. Salary is competitive and commensurate with appropriate experience. Required Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree in communications, business, or finance is required; experience in education and/or non-profits a plus. Demonstrated success in securing major support from private and/or public sources for educational or related projects and in developing effective working relationships with external organizations and agencies. Experience with the use of social media for fundraising campaigns. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Appropriate computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office and experience working with electronic donor tracking systems/databases. Email cover letter and resume to Sandra Ryack-Bell, Executive Director, at mits@mits.org or mail to MITS, 1354 Hancock St. Ste. 302, Quincy, MA 02169. Equal opportunity employer Posted on: 03/11/2015

Development & Communications Associate

Brick Store Museum Kennebunk, ME
The Brick Store Museum in Kennebunk, Maine, is seeking an interested candidate for a one-year term appointment (with the possibility of renewal) as Development & Communications Associate. This is a temporary, part-time position that reports directly to the Executive Director. Responsibilities include: assisting the Executive Director as needed on campaign activities; maintaining up to date prospect and donor files via PastPerfect; corresponding with campaign volunteers and donors; helping to organize and conduct events; some grant writing and reporting; and assisting in other areas of museum work as time permits. Candidates for this position should have a BA degree or the equivalent, have strong communication skills; experience with Past Perfect or other donor management software programs a plus. The ideal candidate will have a sense of humor, a passion for the museum’s mission, comparable work experience, be flexible, and view this position as a way to build experience. Pay will start at $14.25 per hour for a 24-hour work week (with the possibility for additional hours on nights and weekends, as needed). Interested candidates should send cover letter and resume to Cynthia Walker, Executive Director, at edirector@brickstoremuseum.org by April 3, 2015. Posted on: 03/10/2015

Capital Campaign Assistant

Connecticut River Museum Essex, CT
Connecticut River Museum is seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated candidate for a two- to three-year assignment as Capital Campaign Assistant. This is a temporary, part-time position that reports directly to the Director of Development. Primary responsibilities include: assisting the Director of Development and Executive Director as needed on campaign activities; maintaining up to date prospect and donor files; corresponding with campaign volunteers; helping to organize and conduct various social events; some grant writing and reporting; and generally lending a hand around this AAM accredited museum as time permits. Candidates for this position should have a BA degree or the equivalent, have strong communication skills, and be proficient in operating the current standard suite of Microsoft office software to include at least Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Experience with Past Perfect or other donor management software programs a plus. The ideal candidate will have a sense of humor, a passion for the museum’s mission, comparable work experience, be flexible, and view this position as a way to build experience. The anticipated salary is in the mid-20s and is based on a 24 hr. work week with some flexibility in schedule. Some night and weekend work will be required. Connecticut River Museum, founded in 1974 and located in Essex, Connecticut celebrates the history and natural wonder of the Connecticut River from its Source to the Sound. Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume, and three references to Phyllis Stillman, Director of Development, at pstillman@ctrivermuseum.org by April 9, 2015. Posted on: 03/10/2015

Coordinator of Membership and Development

American Textile History Museum Lowell, MA
The Coordinator of Membership & Development at the American Textile History Museum works closely with the Director of Institutional Advancement and other key staff to ensure that the needs of the Museum are met. These needs include but are not limited to visibility and publicity, community outreach, and funding support. The Coordinator of Membership & Development is involved in many aspects of the Museum including fundraising, membership, programming, marketing (online and traditional), communications, outreach, and events. Requirements: A college degree in a related field is required. The ideal candidate has excellent writing and grammar skills, is a fast learner, is adept at handling many tasks at once, and is well-organized. S/he is proficient with computers, especially the Microsoft Office suite. Experience with Raiser’s Edge is extremely beneficial. Knowledge of textiles is a plus, but is not required. Please forward your cover letter and resume to hrdir@athm.org for consideration. More at http://www.athm.org/about-athm/jobs-internships/coordinator-of-membership-and-development/ Posted on: 03/06/2015

Director of Leadership and Planned Giving

Portland Museum of Art Portland, ME
The Portland Museum of Art (PMA) is searching for a Director of Leadership and Planned Giving to work under the direction of the Director of Development. The director of Leadership and Planned Giving will be responsible for the PMA’s major gifts program, including development and implementation of strategies to realize the current and lifetime giving potential of donors both in and outside of Maine and to work collaboratively with museum staff and volunteers to ensure success in building strong constituent relationships and ensuring that revenue and donor interaction goals are met or exceeded. With an extensive collection and nationally renowned exhibitions, the Portland Museum of Art is the cultural heart of Portland, Maine. The PMA boasts significant holdings of American, European, and Contemporary art, as well as iconic works from Maine—highlighting the rich artistic tradition of the state and its artists. The museum brings it all to life with unparalleled programming. From special member-only events, free school tours, and a commitment to family activities, to PMA Movies, curator talks, and exclusive tours of the Winslow Homer Studio—it’s all happening at the PMA. For position description listing responsibilities, qualifications, and application instructions, please visit http://www.portlandmuseum.org/about/employment . E.O.E. Posted on: 03/04/2015

Development Operations Officer

Portland Museum of Art Portland, ME
The Portland Museum of Art (PMA) is searching for a Development Operations Officer to work under the general supervision of the Membership Manager to provide administration and management for the constituent database along with the leadership to transition it from a primarily transactional database to a relational one. Working cross-departmentally, also develops and oversees systems to ensure accurate and accessible data entry and reporting in order to strengthen the museum’s fundraising and constituent-relationship infrastructure, while identifying opportunities to improve operational efficiency and achieve institutional objectives. With an extensive collection and nationally renowned exhibitions, the Portland Museum of Art is the cultural heart of Portland, Maine. The PMA boasts significant holdings of American, European, and Contemporary art, as well as iconic works from Maine—highlighting the rich artistic tradition of the state and its artists. The museum brings it all to life with unparalleled programming. From special member-only events, free school tours, and a commitment to family activities, to PMA Movies, curator talks, and exclusive tours of the Winslow Homer Studio—it’s all happening at the PMA. For position description listing responsibilities, qualifications, and application instructions, please visit http://www.portlandmuseum.org/about/employment . E.O.E. Posted on: 03/04/2015

Development Assistant

Portland Museum of Art Portland, ME
The Portland Museum of Art (PMA) is searching for a Development Assistant to work under the general supervision of the Director of Development. The Development Assistant provides administrative support to all staff in the Development Department and effectively contributes to the operation of the department in meeting the fundraising and constituent relationship priorities of the PMA’s mission and Strategic Plan. With an extensive collection and nationally renowned exhibitions, the Portland Museum of Art is the cultural heart of Portland, Maine. The PMA boasts significant holdings of American, European, and Contemporary art, as well as iconic works from Maine—highlighting the rich artistic tradition of the state and its artists. The museum brings it all to life with unparalleled programming. From special member-only events, free school tours, and a commitment to family activities, to PMA Movies, curator talks, and exclusive tours of the Winslow Homer Studio—it’s all happening at the PMA. For position description listing responsibilities, qualifications, and application instructions, please visit http://www.portlandmuseum.org/about/employment . E.O.E. Posted on: 03/04/2015

Stewardship and Research Coordinator

Portland Museum of Art Portland, ME
The Portland Museum of Art (PMA) is searching for a Stewardship and Research Coordinator to work under the supervision of the Director of Institutional Giving to provide donor stewardship, acknowledgment, and prospect research support to all staff in the PMA’s Development Department and to effectively contribute to the operation of the department in meeting the fundraising and constituent relationship priorities of the PMA’s mission and Strategic Plan. With an extensive collection and nationally renowned exhibitions, the Portland Museum of Art is the cultural heart of Portland, Maine. The PMA boasts significant holdings of American, European, and Contemporary art, as well as iconic works from Maine—highlighting the rich artistic tradition of the state and its artists. The museum brings it all to life with unparalleled programming. From special member-only events, free school tours, and a commitment to family activities, to PMA Movies, curator talks, and exclusive tours of the Winslow Homer Studio—it’s all happening at the PMA. For position description listing responsibilities, qualifications, and application instructions, please visit http://www.portlandmuseum.org/about/employment . E.O.E. Posted on: 03/04/2015

Development Director

Owls Head Transportation Museum Owls Head, ME
The Owls Head Transportation Museum is an operating, non-profit museum that collects, preserves, exhibits, and operates pre-1940 aircraft, ground vehicles and engines, with a strong focus on educational initiatives. General Description: Reporting to and in partnership with the Executive Director and the Board of Trustees, the Development Director will coordinate all development efforts necessary for the overall growth of the Museum. This person will implement a solid fundraising program to include: Annual Appeal, Corporate/Business support, Foundations, Major Gifts, Planned Giving and a major Capital Campaign. Additionally the Development Director will identify and cultivate new support and relationships while stewarding the Museum’s existing base of donors. Responsibilities: Major emphasis includes the planning, management, and implementation of an overall fundraising strategy to include the annual appeal, major gifts, and planned giving leading to a future capital campaign. The director of development should put into effect a solid plan for outreach to develop corporate, foundation and business support, expanding public relations to gain local, regional and national support for the Museum. This position must utilize excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. In addition this individual must possess solid organizational skills, an ability to manage multiple projects at one time and work as a member of a creative and skilled team. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or a minimum of 5 years’ experience in non-profit fundraising, preferably in a museum setting. Proven capital campaign experience is necessary. Please submit a cover letter, resume and salary expectations to Necole Janczura at P.O. Box 277, Owls Head, Maine 04854 or nj@ohtm.org Posted on: 03/04/2015

Assistant Director of Development & Finance

CT Landmarks Hartford, CT
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR DEVELOPMENT & FINANCE Connecticut Landmarks, Hartford, CT Connecticut Landmarks – Connecticut’s largest statewide heritage organization – seeks an Assistant Director for Development & Finance. The Assistant Director reports to the Executive Director, is a member of Connecticut Landmarks’(CTL) senior leadership team & is responsible for financial management; office support systems; property management, restoration & maintenance; earned income development (in collaboration with CTL’s Site Managers); & fundraising. The Assistant Director will oversee financial record keeping & reporting; serve as key interface with Trustee Finance & Development Committees; significantly grow CTL’s contributed income including annual fund, major gifts & planned giving; oversee restoration, facility maintenance & rental properties; & supervise CTL’s outsourced accountants, IT contractor, Development & Marketing Associate & Property Manager. Full-time benefit position. Looking for good natured, results-driven, detail-oriented self-starter with strong supervisory, problem-solving & communication skills & proven ability to manage a variety of situations in a dynamic work environment. Qualifications: Minimum of eight years demonstrated success with increasing responsibility in non-profit financial management & fundraising - including experience with nonprofit accounting procedures - & proven success with major gift fundraising, developing/managing a planned giving program& connecting with donors to develop long-term institutional relationships. BA or higher degree in finance or business or equivalent experience. Qualified applicants, please submit letter describing your interest in the position & relevant background & skills, résumé & 3 professional references to lillian.toller@ctlandmarks.org. Open until filled. Posted on: 03/04/2015

Manager, Memberships and Annual Fund

Peabody Essex Museum Salem, MA
The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) seeks a high-energy, proactive leader to manage and grow its membership program and annual fund. Under the direction of the Director of Development Administration, the Manager’s responsibilities include identifying and implementing strategies to acquire, renew and inspire general level members as well as solicit unrestricted gifts for PEM’s annual fund. PEM is looking for candidates who are comfortable engaging with museum members, have demonstrated follow-through, are organized, detail-oriented, creative, and have the ability to effectively interact with museum departments. The ability to analyze and use data to develop strategies to improve revenues and to move members to higher giving levels is essential. Local travel and personal visits are also required. Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years of professional work experience required, previous membership and annual fund experience are required along with exceptional writing, communication, and interpersonal skills, and proficiency in Microsoft Office; Raiser’s Edge or other CRM experience desirable. Please email cover letter and resume to jobs@pem.org: or send to Human Resources, Peabody Essex Museum, East India Square, Salem, MA 01970. PEM is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Posted on: 02/23/2015

Director of Development

Hill-Stead Museum Farmington, CT
Director of Development Hill-Stead Museum Farmington, CT Hill-Stead Museum seeks a full time Director of Development, reporting to the Executive Director and CEO. This position is responsible for: the oversight, planning and implementation of all fund development activities; building and maintaining strong relationships with individuals, organizations, corporations, foundations, and other major donors; and fostering a culture of philanthropy throughout the organization. The Director will collaborate closely with the Executive Director, Board committees, and key volunteers. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: Develop and implement Fund Development Plan to support capital needs, programs, operations, endowment; Oversee Membership and Annual Fund to increase donor solicitation, acquisition and retention; Cultivate grant opportunities and oversee grant research and tracking; Execute successful fundraising events and programs by identifying effective event chairpersons, attracting and retaining corporate sponsorships, and planning and implementing all events; Develop and implement planned giving campaign; Oversee donor/member communications and production of annual report; Manage department budget. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelors’ degree; Eight+ years fundraising/development experience, five+ years at management level; Experience overseeing membership and annual fund campaigns; Experience collaborating with volunteers during major fundraising events; Ability to connect with all donors and develop long-term institutional relationships PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) or similar certification/degree or business background; Proven success with major gift fundraising, developing/managing planned giving program; Strong knowledge of current planned giving vehicles and estate-planning trends; Proficiency in Raiser’s Edge For a complete job description or to submit your resume and cover letter, in confidence, please email broadbentg@hillstead.org. Posted on: 02/19/2015

Director of Institutional Advancement

American Textile History Museum Lowell, MA
The American Textile History Museum is seeking an experienced development professional to fill the position of Director of Institutional Advancement. The Director reports to the President. The ATHM seeks a professional with experience who is capable of leading and managing multiple initiatives. The Director of Institutional Advancement will lead the Museum’s development efforts and shall be responsible for all of the museum’s fundraising with the President. The director will be a person with a high degree of energy and enthusiasm who possesses both a strong work ethic and a positive attitude. Working with the management and Board Members, the major responsibilities of the Director shall include: establish goals, strategies and timetables for all aspects of the Museum’s giving programs; manage all individual and broad-based appeals; work closely with and support board leadership; represent the Museum’s fundraising goals through presentations, through written communications and in individual meetings; increase annual appeal; personally solicit gifts and pledges, as appropriate; develop and implement marketing of the Museum’s brand; create cultivation opportunities; and establish a legacy / planned giving society. Qualifications: results–oriented and success-driven outlook; knowledge of, and focus on, key fundraising strategies and trends; ability to manage situations in a fast-paced and often dynamic work environment; capability to work independently and as a member of a team, both as manager and as a team member; resilience and humor; and museum and budgetary management experience a plus. Please forward your cover letter and resume to hrdir@athm.org for consideration. Posted on: 02/12/2015

Public Programs Outreach Coordinator

Metropolitan Waterworks Museum Boston, MA
Metropolitan Waterworks Museum, Boston, MA The Metropolitan Waterworks Museum seeks a creative and talented person to provide a variety of outreach support activities including planning and scheduling program events, promotion of events via marketing activities, managing social media and other outreach venues. The Public Programs Outreach Coordinator will work collaboratively with other MWM staff to arrange special programming such as MWM’s Waterworks Wednesdays and . This is a permanent part-time (15 hours/week) position with flexible hours. RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for managing MWM’s social media strategy including preparing, researching and posting Facebook, Twitter and/or Instagram updates as needed. Assist with MWM Flickr postings as needed. Support scheduling and planning of Waterworks Wednesday programs, booking speakers, creating promotional material and promoting awareness. Support MWM website updating to promote events. Support marketing for other special events and educational programming. Assist in developing and coordinating outreach to increase school, camp, and other tour based visitation. QUALIFICATIONS: Must have BA/BS minimum in related field, 1-2 years of relevant social media and/or marketing/event promotion experience. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. To apply, email cover letter, resume and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references to: Marcis.Kempe@waterworksmuseum.org Posted on: 02/11/2015

Development Director

Farnsworth Art Museum Rockland,, ME
General Description: Reporting to and working closely with the Executive Director, The Development Director is a strategic, energetic, and creative individual who will garner local, regional and national support for the Farnsworth’s mission by identifying and cultivating new donors, as well as stewarding existing relationships, while maintaining the Museum’s national profile. Utilizing excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, this individual will work closely with board and staff to significantly expand the donor base to support the Museum’s extensive cultural offerings and outreach activities each year. Responsibilities include planning, managing, and implementing the overall fundraising strategy for the museum to achieve its operating and strategic objectives. This individual leads the development staff and development committee in solidifying a strong foundation of enthusiastic contributors and ensure increased contributed income, planned giving and foundation revenue. The position is also responsible for developing and implementing a major gifts program designed to engage and cultivate new partners while demonstrating the sensitivity necessary to successfully engage and interact with high-level donors. Qualifications include a master’s degree in a related field or the equivalent in training and work experience. A minimum of eight (8) years of demonstrated success with increasing responsibility in non-profit fundraising, preferably with a museum or university is required. A proven track record of providing creative and innovative leadership in promoting and administering dynamic and diverse fundraising strategies as well as demonstrated success managing a creative, intelligent and hard working development staff to foster a highly effective and collegial work environment is essential. Please send cover letter and resume to employment@farnsworthmuseum.org Posted on: 02/02/2015

Education

Butterfly Garden Interpreter

Museum of Science MA
The Butterfly Garden Interpreter is primarily concerned with providing a high quality visitor experience through maintaining and practicing high professional standards for visitor services, informal science interpretation and care of the Museum's living collection. She/he greets visitors and engages them in subjects of plant and butterfly biology through interpretations and answering questions. The Butterfly Garden Interpreter monitors visitor activity to ensure plants and butterflies are not touched or removed from the Garden. He/She also ensures all USDA containment procedures are followed. The Butterfly Garden Interpreter assists in the training of volunteers and may on occasion supervise the operation of the garden in the absence of the Curators. This position is part-time, 12 hours/week, with two separate shifts available. The Museum of Science is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity. Please visit the following link for more information and to apply: https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/202812-29458.html Posted on: 03/30/2015

Weekend Guide

Wethersfield Historical Society Wethersfield , CT
Wethersfield Historical Society is seeking qualified, friendly, and dynamic individuals to be weekend guides at two historic sites in the heart of Old Wethersfield. Weekend Guides will be responsible for giving tours at the Cove Warehouse, a 17th century warehouse built along the Connecticut River; and the Hurlbut-Dunham House which reflects Victorian era home décor. The buildings are open from 1pm – 4pm every Saturday and Sunday from May 23rd – October 4th. Guides are expected to work at least 6 hours a month. For more information, please refer to our website www.wethersfieldhistory.org. If you are interested in this position, please send a cover letter and resume allison.golomb@wethersfieldhistory.org or mail to Allison Golomb, Education Assistant, Wethersfield Historical Society, Wethersfield, CT 06109. Posted on: 03/27/2015

Exhibit and Education Specialist

Paul S. Russell, MD Museum of Medical History and Innovation Boston, MA
The museum exhibit and education specialist, under the supervision of the museum director, is responsible for the development and production of new exhibits and for overseeing educational programs and outreach. This person: Cultivates an understanding of Mass General’s two centuries of history and present-day cutting-edge research. Assists the museum director in the preparation of an annual program of refurbishment of existing exhibits, as well as design/installation of temporary exhibits. Researches, writes and coordinates the design of exhibits that describe the arc of a topic’s history in a compelling way. Updates existing exhibits on the first floor through additions and/or changes to text, images, AV programs and/or objects displayed. Develops, produces and installs exhibits for the first and second floors of the museum. Develops exhibits for other areas of the hospital. With the director, identifies potential audiences and builds a plan for reaching them. Develops tours and materials tailored to a range of grade levels—from seventh grade through post-doc. Is active in training docents to lead more effective, engaging tours for a variety of audiences. Helps develop programming for special events, such as the yearly Cambridge Science Festival. Contacts and coordinates the work of MGH departments for production, fabrication, installation and/or repair of casework, text and photographic panels, and computer/video components when such services can be performed in-house. Contacts and directs outside vendors when exhibit-related fabrication or repair needs to be contracted to an outside vendor. To apply, search for "museum" at http://www.massgeneral.org/careers/apply/ Posted on: 03/24/2015

Museum Educator

Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm Tamworoth, NH
Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm, a homestead representing over 200+ years of local history and rural medicine, is seeking a part-time Museum Educator to join our team. The museum, located in the quaint village of Tamworth, NH, includes several historic buildings, a working farm, gardens and walking trails, highlighting rural history and the life of a country doctor. The ideal candidate will have experience working in a museum setting and be comfortable interacting with the public in various capacities. Educators interpret history through guided tours, special events, workshops, exhibits and various programming offered to visitors of all ages throughout the year. A background in education and/or historic interpretation is preferred. Must have excellent communication skills, a professional attitude and the ability to work independently and as part of a team and possess the ability to work in a fast-paced team environment and manage several tasks simultaneously. The position is 32 hours per week, year round and the schedule varies with the seasons, including weekend and evening hours. Interested candidates should electronically submit a letter of interest and resume to: eboynton@remickmuseum.org with attention to Erica Boynton, Program Manager. Applicants may also mail their resume to: Erica Boynton c/o Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm, 58 Cleveland Hill Rd., Tamworth, NH 03886. Posted on: 03/23/2015

Museum Educator

Imagine Nation Museum Bristol, CT
Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center located in Bristol CT is looking for a full-time Museum Educator to join our team. Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center is an innovative integration of a preschool program and children’s museum. This unique learning experience extends the classroom curriculum into the museum and provides intentional teaching opportunities related to eleven museum studios. Imagine Nation has drawn inspiration from the renowned schools of Reggio Emilia, Italy. This approach is in continuous development and reflection as it is applied to our environment, practices and relationship with the community. Through a partnership between staff and families we are able to support children’s intellectual, social, emotional and physical development in a positive, joyful environment that fosters children to have a love for learning. Responsibilities include collaboration between classroom teachers, and well-executed lessons and workshops. The museum serves as a grand “atelier” (studio – a critical component to the Reggio Emilia approach) and the learning experience that takes place here is a distinguishing characteristic of the curriculum. Utilization of the museum requires thoughtful planning and preparation. Responsibilities include collaboration between classroom teachers, and well-executed lessons and workshops. The museum serves as a grand “atelier” (studio – a critical component to the Reggio Emilia approach) and the learning experience that takes place here is a distinguishing characteristic of the curriculum. Utilization of the museum requires thoughtful planning and preparation. Museum Educators implement dynamic education workshops, professional development workshops for teachers, scout programs, a variety of special events, workshops, and drop-in activities for museum guests. Outreach programs include school classroom visits and programs at other locations, such as libraries and different community events. Posted on: 03/19/2015

Associate Educator for Gallery Learning

Portland Museum of Art Portland, ME
The Portland Museum of Art (PMA) is searching for an Associate Educator for Gallery Learning to work under the general supervision of the Director of Learning and Interpretation and to be responsible for interpretative resources, in-gallery programs and online opportunities that help general public visitors of all ages and experience levels learn about and engage with the museum's collection and special exhibitions. The Associate Educator for Gallery Learning supports the PMA’s mission and contributes to the vitality of the community by connecting art of the past and the work of living artists with issues relevant to the museums constituencies. With an extensive collection and nationally renowned exhibitions, the Portland Museum of Art is the cultural heart of Portland, Maine. The PMA boasts significant holdings of American, European, and Contemporary art, as well as iconic works from Maine—highlighting the rich artistic tradition of the state and its artists. The museum brings it all to life with unparalleled programming. From special member-only events, free school tours, and a commitment to family activities, to PMA Movies, curator talks, and exclusive tours of the Winslow Homer Studio—it’s all happening at the PMA. For position description listing responsibilities, qualifications, and application instructions, please visit http://www.portlandmuseum.org/about/employment . E.O.E. Posted on: 03/19/2015

Educators

Museums of Old York York, ME
Museums of Old York in scenic York, Maine is currently seeking part-time, seasonal, educators to conduct school programs, and bus tours in spring 2015 and fall 2015. The beginnings of Museums of Old York date to 1900. The Museum’s collection represents both York’s local history with a significant decorative arts collection, and its history as a popular summer colony. Museums of Old York consists of several properties, walking trails, as well as features rotating historical and contemporary art exhibitions. Educators provide hands-on demonstrations of early American life while wearing period appropriate costumes. School programs typically run from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Comprehensive, paid training is provided. Opportunities also exist for summer and fall interpretive positions, as well as Visitor Center staffing. For more information, or to apply, please contact Tamara Konczal at education@oldyork.org, or call 207.363.4974. Posted on: 03/18/2015

HHL Content Education Associate

Museum of Science Boston, MA
The Hall of Human Life Content Education Associate will assist in the development and maintenance of the content integrity of the exhibits and programs associated with the HHL. Create and effectively manage content on the HHL website. S/he will help visitors explore the science and topics surrounding human biology and health by providing guidance with exhibition components and offering access to tools and props that will enhance their experience and help them make meaningful connections. S/he will engage in on-going information research with Museum staff and outside experts in order to assist in the development of new interpretations/programing and updating current interpretations in HHL. Assist in the daily operation of the Interpreter Program including training and mentoring of the volunteers and staff. For more information and to apply, please visit: https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/198194-29458.html EEO/M/F/V/D Posted on: 03/17/2015

Museum Interpreter

Connecticut Landmarks Hartford, CT
Connecticut Landmarks’ Nathan Hale Homestead – Museum Interpreters Wanted: Are you intrigued by local history? Do you enjoy sharing stories with others? Consider becoming a Museum Interpreter at the Nathan Hale Homestead, one of Connecticut Landmarks’ historic properties. Museum Teachers work with small groups of children from schools that visit the Homestead to learn more about its time period. Share information and engage the children in hands-on activities. School groups come to the Homestead in May, June, September and October, 3 or 4 days a week - from morning to early afternoon. Additional hours are possible as a Museum Interpreter during the summer months. Training begins in April. Strong candidates enjoy working with children, like to meet and engage with new people, enjoy learning, and are good storytellers. Send resume and cover letter to the attention of Lillian Toller at 59 South Prospect St., Hartford, CT 06106 or lillian.toller@ctlandmarks.org. Posted on: 03/13/2015

Interpretation Fellow

Museum of Science AL
SUMMARY STATEMENT: Work with the Interpretation team to provide hands-on, inquiry and design-based learning experiences for Museum visitors throughout the Exhibit Halls, in Temporary Exhibits, and in the Suit-Cabot Laboratory. Engage all visitors in investigations and challenges that encourage them to use the skills of scientific inquiry and engineering design; help them explore the exhibits by providing guidance with exhibit components and offering access to tools, artifacts, and other pocket props that will enhance their experience and help them make meaningful connections; facilitate hands-on activities for both school groups and the general public; help them explore a wide range of topics in laboratory science and engineering using laboratory tools and techniques. Assist in the daily operation of Interpretation Programs by maintaining materials and spaces, coordinating daily schedules, delivering daily volunteer briefings as needed, and training, supporting, and mentoring the volunteers and part-time staff. For more information and to apply, please visit: https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/199863-29458.html Posted on: 03/13/2015

Education Coordinator

University of Maine Museum of Art Bangor , ME
The University of Maine Museum of Art seeks a creative and enthusiastic Education Coordinator to develop, implement, and evaluate visual arts-related programming for Museum visitors of all ages. In general, programs will relate to the Museum’s permanent collection and changing exhibitions, and will include hands-on classes, workshops, summer/winter camp for children,lectures and gallery talks, as well as an active schedule of special events designed to cultivate an appreciation for the visual arts, and a sense of community among museum supporters and visitors. The Education Coordinator will work closely in a collaborative, team-oriented environment with the Museum’s Director/Curator, Assistant Museum Coordinator and Registrar. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable applicant is identified. Appropriate background checks required. For a full job description, requirements and desired qualifications please visit: https://umaine.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=25437&job=education-coordinator. Materials must be submitted via “Apply For Position.” University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Posted on: 03/12/2015

Art & Nature Programs Coordinator

Peabody Essex Museum Salem, MA
The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) seeks a multi-talented and adaptive coordinator to develop, implement and manage a diverse array of activities offered in the museum’s popular, family-friendly Art & Nature Center (ANC). The Programs Coordinator reports to the ANC Director as a member of a collaborative team that conceptualizes and manages interdisciplinary art exhibitions and related programming for the Center. The successful candidate will lead development of plans for family programs, advise on experiential lessons for school groups (K-8), and help facilitate teacher workshops. This individual also will train, schedule, and manage/mentor contract staff, interns and volunteers to present programs/activities and to assist with daily operations in the Center. The position requires a highly creative and self-motivated individual, with strong leadership, interpersonal, public speaking, organizational, and administrative skills. Qualified candidates must have at least a B.A./B.S. in arts/environmental education or related field; masters degree in education or museum studies strongly preferred. Five years experience in activities involving art (especially contemporary art), education or humanities, with a demonstrated interest and facility integrating art, culture and nature in innovative educational activities (for grades K-6), required. Informal education and/or exhibit development experience preferred. Must have volunteer or staff management experience and be available to work Saturdays and occasional evenings. Please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to: jobs@pem.org, or mail to Peabody Essex Museum, East India Square, Salem, MA 01970, Attn: Human Resources. PEM is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Posted on: 03/12/2015

Coordinator for Academic Programs and Special Projects

Newport Restoration Foundation Newport, RI
The Coordinator for Academic Programs and Special Projects will directly support and contribute to the development and implementation of NRF initiatives that primarily serve a scholarly audience, and that engage with academic partners in the areas of material culture, historic preservation, art history, and related fields. The coordinator will work under the supervision of the Deputy Director for Collections, Programming and Public Engagement and with other NRF staff to plan and produce symposia, lecture series, special events around exhibition themes, and occasional publications, and in doing so will often serve as the primary liaison with partner organizations and contracted specialists. He/she is also responsible for the management of the Museum Studies internship program and other ad hoc student projects and shares responsibility for supervision of interns with other Museum and Preservation staff. Masters degree, or equivalent experience, in museum studies, historic preservation, art history, public humanities, or related discipline, with preference for specialist knowledge in European and American Decorative Arts, Pre WWII American Architecture, or other material represented in NRF collections. Some knowledge of NRF institutional history and legacy of Doris Duke, NRF museum and architectural collections, and Aquidneck Island history. 3 or more years’ experience with programming and public outreach in a non-profit setting, and preferably for a higher education audience. EOE. Review of applications will begin April 4th and continue until the position is filled. Please submit letter of interest in the position & relevant skills/experience, a résumé & 3 professional references to: maeve@newportrestoration.org. See full description at http://aam-us-jobs.jobtarget.com/jobseeker/job/22577055/. Posted on: 03/11/2015

Mirken Education Assistant

Colby College Museum of Art Waterville, ME
Interested candidates should electronically submit a letter of interest, resume and the names and contact information of three professional references to: HR@Colby.edu and addressed to: Mirken Education Assistant– Search Committee Human Resources Colby College 5500 Mayflower Hill Waterville, ME 04901-8855 A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. http://www.colby.edu/administration_cs/humanresources/employment/mirken_educ_asst_3_2015.cfm Posted on: 03/03/2015

Program Director

Emily Dickinson Museum (Amherst College) Amherst, MA
The Emily Dickinson Museum seeks an imaginative, highly-motivated, superbly organized professional candidate to lead its public and educational programs. The Program Director will oversee all public and interpretive programs with an eye toward maintaining excellence in the visitor experience and developing lively entrepreneurial programs that will contribute to income streams. The Director will recruit and train guiding staff and will evaluate, review, and adapt the core interpretive program to enhance the visitor’s encounter with Emily Dickinson’s poetry, life, and context. Educational responsibilities include directing the Museum’s signature NEH-funded professional development summer program for K-12 teachers, strengthening curricular and co-curricular ties with our parent Amherst College and other members of the five college consortium, and expanding the Museum’s educational footprint. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information (address, e-mail, and telephone numbers) of three professional references. A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply online, please visit our web site at https://jobs.amherst.edu Amherst College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, persons of color, and persons with disabilities to apply. The College is committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff. Posted on: 02/26/2015

Studio Projects Coordinator

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston, MA
The Studio Projects Coordinator is responsible for planning, budgeting, scheduling and facilitating artist projects and other studio activities to engage Museum visitors in the creative process. He/she develops hands-on projects, for visitors of all ages, that spark creative looking and thinking about art, education, landscape and music, and that help visitors make their own connections to art found in the Museum's collection and special exhibitions. Working with education staff who also use the space in their programs, the Studio Projects Coordinator ensures that the Studio has an especially inviting look and feel, and experiments with inventive ways to use other spaces in the new wing (the greenhouse classroom, for instance). To apply and for more information: https://isgm.applicantpro.com/jobs/192901.html Posted on: 02/23/2015

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 seasonal part-time position is responsible for welcoming and providing exceptional customer service to our visitors; facilitating a range of hands-on interpretive programs for different audiences, including families and Pre K-12th grade students; 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, organizational, oral and written communication 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. One weekend day is required. Interested individuals should send a cover letter and resume to jzanolli@ussconstitutionmuseum.org. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted. EOE. Posted on: 02/23/2015

Head Interpreter/Research Assistant

Litchfield Historical Society Litchfield, CT
The Head Interpreter/Research Assistant is responsible for providing interpretation at the Tapping Reeve House and Law School and for supporting research projects at the Litchfield History Museum. The Head Interpreter/Research Assistant will work with all staff members and the general public, striving to ensure a consistently superior visitor experience. This is a full-time, seasonal position, slated to begin on April 1, 2015 and run through November 2015 with part-time hours available for the winter. The position requires strong interpersonal and communication skills and a professional, friendly manner while working with the public. Please submit a resume, cover letter, and three references to Catherine Fields, Director, at cfields@litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org. See http://www.litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org/about/opportunities.php for a complete job description and a list of qualifications. Application deadline: March 15, 2015 Posted on: 02/25/2015

Forum Coordinator

Museum of Science Boston, MA
The Forum Coordinator will develop, present, and facilitate programs, media, and high-profile events that engage the public in conversations and research activities (such as citizen science and technology assessment activities) around the social and ethical dimensions of emerging scientific and technological issues. This person will work closely with staff in other departments, and will participate in collaborations with other institutions and organizations, including collaborative research efforts with colleges and universities. This position is grant-funded, full-time, 40 hours/week, Monday-Friday. For more information, visit https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/189890-29458.html EEO/M/F/V/D Posted on: 02/18/2015

Hall of Human Life Program Presenter (Friday Evening Shift)

Museum of Science Boston, MA
The Hall of Human Life Program Presenter will assist the other Interpretation staff in the Hall of Human Life in providing hands-on, inquiry and design-based learning experiences for Museum visitors. Help visitors explore topics of human biology related to the HHL by providing guidance with exhibit components and offering access to tools and props that will enhance their experience and help them make meaningful connections. Engage visitors in investigations that encourage them to use the skills of scientific inquiry. Assist in the daily operation of the Interpreter Program including training, supervising, and mentoring of the volunteers. The position is part-time, 8 hours/week, on Fridays 3:30pm-8:00pm. Each shift will require one additional training day during the week for the first six weeks. For more information, visit https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/191340-29458.html EEO/M/F/V/D Posted on: 02/17/2015

Seasonal Museum Educator (part-time)

Concord Museum Concord, MA
The Concord Museum in historic Concord, Massachusetts, seeks a creative and dynamic educator to join the museum education team during the busy spring season. Museum educators lead school programs for grades 3-6 in the Museum galleries and classrooms. Educators teach curriculum-based lessons on Colonial and Revolutionary history through museum objects and hands-on/minds-on activities. Educators also help to prepare classroom materials and clean spaces and equipment after programs. This position will begin training in March. B.A., a background in classroom teaching or museum education and a strong interest in American history is desired. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively and collaboratively as a member of a team is crucial. A schedule with the flexibility to teach on weekdays during school hours is necessary. This is a part-time position perfect for graduate students, those with a flexible schedule, retired educators or those interested in museum education. 3-12 hours per week, $10.00/hour. Send a resume and cover letter to the Manager for Student, Group and Family Learning at cm1@concordmuseum.org. EOE. Posted on: 02/12/2015

Manager of Education Services

Metropolitan Waterworks Museum Boston, MA
Metropolitan Waterworks Museum, Boston, MA The Metropolitan Waterworks Museum seeks a creative and experienced educator to deliver interpretive programming for tours and intergenerational visitor audiences. The Manager of Education Services will work collaboratively with MWM staff to manage tour activity primarily for K-12 school groups but also for other youth/camp groups as well as senior groups, colleges, history groups, etc. This is a permanent part-time (20 hrs/wk) position with flexible hours that may be expanded based on MWM revenue growth. Must be able to work a Wednesday-Friday schedule and public school vacation weeks. RESPONSIBILITIES: Research and develop a range of engaging tour activities, particularly for elementary and middle school levels. Develops indoor and outdoor activities and suggested classroom preparation instructions for educators. Prepare and deliver tour delivery training for volunteers to ensure consistency and quality of services. Schedule, plan and lead large tour visits including multiple simultaneous activities. Recruit and supervise education interns. Assist in developing outreach strategies to increase teacher awareness of MWM programs. Develop outreach to target other potential visitors and develop tour evaluation procedures to improve activity design. QUALIFICATIONS: Must have BA/BS minimum in education or related field with advanced degree preferred, 5 or more years of experience teaching in schools, museums or other informal learning environments, demonstrated knowledge of STEM or history, program management experience. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. To apply, email cover letter, resume and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references to: Marcis.Kempe@waterworksmuseum.org Posted on: 02/11/2015

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Visitor Services

Associate Manager of Guest Experience

Abbe Museum Bar Harbor, ME
The Associate Manager of Guest Experience is a highly visible position at the Abbe Museum focusing on the guest experience and communicating the Museum's mission to visitors. This position is responsible for training, scheduling, and managing the front line staff; maintaining inventory and stock management in the Abbe Museum shops; and communicating transparently and impeccably with all financial operations and procedures. In addition, this position holds the same duties as a Guest Services Associate. Guest Services Associates are responsible for greeting Museum guests, assisting in the Museum shops, interpreting Museum exhibits, maintaining the appearance of the Museums, acting as Museum receptionist, and providing excellent customer service. Please note that the hours for this position change seasonally. Interested candidates should mail a resume or CV, a cover letter describing why you are a fit for this position, and salary requirements to: Heather Anderson - Abbe Museum - PO Box 286 - Bar Harbor, ME 04609. Or, email the package in pdf format to heather@abbemuseum.org. No phone calls, please. Posted on: 03/31/2015

Visitor Experience Supervisor

Portland Museum of Art Portland, ME
The Portland Museum of Art (PMA) is searching for a Visitor Experience Supervisor to work under the direction of the Director of Audience Engagement and Communications, the Visitor Experience Supervisor serves as a leader and overseer of the Portland Museum of Art’s (PMA’s) visitor experience team to ensure visitors and members are well served and problems are resolved appropriately. The Visitor Experience Supervisor works as a team player with the Director of PMA Store, the PMA Café, the department of Development, and the department of Protection Services to ensure exceptional interdepartmental communication and to support the PMA’s goals of building audiences, developing and strengthening constituent relationships, and maximizing revenue. With an extensive collection and nationally renowned exhibitions, the Portland Museum of Art is the cultural heart of Portland, Maine. The PMA boasts significant holdings of American, European, and Contemporary art, as well as iconic works from Maine—highlighting the rich artistic tradition of the state and its artists. The museum brings it all to life with unparalleled programming. From special member-only events, free school tours, and a commitment to family activities, to PMA Movies, curator talks, and exclusive tours of the Winslow Homer Studio—it’s all happening at the PMA. For position description listing responsibilities, qualifications, and application instructions, please visit http://www.portlandmuseum.org/about/employment . E.O.E. Posted on: 03/27/2015

Interpretors and Visitor Center Staff

Museums of Old York York, ME
Museums of Old York in scenic York, Maine is currently seeking part-time, seasonal, interpretive and Visitor Center staff for the 2015 season (Memorial Day Weekend through October 17). The beginnings of Museums of Old York date to 1900. The Museum’s collection represents both York’s local history with a significant decorative arts collection, and its history as a popular summer colony. Museums of Old York consists of several properties, walking trails, as well as features rotating historical and contemporary art exhibitions. The Museum welcomes enthusiastic applicants to conduct tours, and orient visitors. Interpretive and Visitor Center staff are provided with comprehensive, paid training prior to opening day. Opportunities for spring and fall Education interpretive staff are also available. For more information, or to apply, please contact Elena Sarni at visitors@oldyork.org, or call 207.363.4974. Posted on: 03/18/2015

Guest Services Ambassador

The Trustees of Reservations Beverly, MA
Do you love helping people and seeing visitors leave with a smile on their face? Do you know that when guests are greeted warmly, it sets the tone for the rest of their visit? If so, The Trustees of Reservations wants you join our dedicated Guest Services team at Castle Hill on the Crane Estate in Ipswich. The Guest Services Ambassador should be cheerful, professional and knowledgeable in their work. Excellent customer service skills are required. They should possess the talent and tact to answer questions patiently and appropriately and the ability to make guests feel welcome and important. Other primary responsibilities include welcoming and orienting visitors upon arrival while providing information about the property and the programs available each day, arranging and selling museum and estate merchandise, selling and tracking all daily admissions at the site, as well as providing ongoing merchandise inventory control, reconciling cash register and credit card machines. For more information about The Trustees and a full description of responsibilities and qualifications please go to our website www.ttor.org/about-us/employment. Posted on: 03/18/2015

Assistant Museum Manager

Castle in the Clouds, Historic Lucknow Moultonborough, NH
The Assistant Museum Manager supervises daily museum operations and interpretive efforts at Castle in the Clouds, Historic Lucknow and supports the Curatorial Director in the overall management of Staff Guides and Volunteer Docents. The Assistant Museum Manager is also responsible for daily opening and closing procedures, managing visitor relations, daily housekeeping, and museum security; he or she also serves as Manager on Duty in the absence of the Curatorial Director. As part of the Lucknow museum team, the Assistant Museum Manager also assists in orienting visitors and providing historical interpretation. He or she serves as the museum staff point person during group tours as well as during private functions and weddings taking place on museum grounds. Qualifications: Excellent communication abilities, organizational skills, friendly demeanor, and a team-oriented approach. An interest in history, architecture, and/or decorative arts. Customer service oriented with a commitment to delivering a superior museum experience to Lucknow visitors. Previous museum, historic site, or education experience. Bachelor’s degree or coursework in a related field preferred. Position is seasonal, May through October, 40 hours per week. $11 - 13 per hour, depending on experience. Some weekends and occasional evenings required. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and list of three references to curator@castleintheclouds.org; or via mail: Attn: Curatorial Director; PO Box 687, Moultonborough, NH 03254. Posted on: 03/13/2015

Group Tour Coordinator

The Preservation Society of Newport County Newport, RI
The Preservation Society of Newport County seeks a full-time, Group Tour Coordinator. The Group Tour Coordinator is a central part of the group tour function. This person will process incoming calls for group tours, schedule reservations for group and personal tours, maintain a specialized tourism/attendance database and group tour payments. As such, this position is considered to be a primary customer service interface, requiring consistency with Customer and Client satisfaction. In addition, the Group Tour Coordinator assists with Marketing / Group Tour projects, including the preparation and distribution of brochures and other promotional items. He or she will assist the Tourism Marketing Manager in marketing projects and tasks. This is a dynamic work environment, and requires the candidate to be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously. He or she also performs routine clerical, secretarial and administrative work in answering telephones, receiving the public, providing customer assistance, data processing, and recordkeeping. Bachelor’s Degree in Travel & Tourism, Hospitality or Communications preferred with a minimum of one year of documented scheduling experience. For a complete list of required job duties and qualifications visit http://www.newportmansions.org/about-us/employment/available-jobs. Please email a cover letter, and resume with contact information for professional references, to humanresouces@newportmansions.org or mail to 424 Bellevue Avenue, Newport RI 02842. Posted on: 03/11/2015

Temporary Program and Educational Assistant

Massachusetts Historical Society Boston, MA
Part time position 15 hours a week $14 per hour The Massachusetts Historical Society is seeking a part-time assistant to help with public programs and educational workshops. The successful candidate will help at public and educational programs and have the opportunity to learn about planning and managing events at the oldest historical society in America. The responsibilities would include working with MHS staff at events to help keep track of program registrations, set up of refreshments, assist with crowd management and, in some cases, photograph or videotape the presentation. The position would also include work in the MHS offices, including uploading program listings to online calendars, working with vendors, developing contact lists to promote programs and workshops, and corresponding with educators and program attendees. The position would require evening work, knowledge of standard office equipment and Microsoft programs, strong communication skills, and the ability to work with diverse groups of people, including children. The ideal candidate will have an interest in American history, a flexible schedule and event management experience. Knowledge of DSLR cameras and video equipment is a plus. The position is available immediately and is funded through July 2015. To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to: Gavin Kleespies, Director of Programs (gkleespies@masshist.org). Applications accepted until March 23, 2015. Posted on: 03/11/2015

Museum Guide

Moffatt-Ladd House & Garden Portsmouth, NH
The Moffatt-Ladd House & Garden in downtown Portsmouth, NH seeks seasonal part-time Museum Guides for the 2015 season (June 1-October 18). The primary responsibilities of the Museum Guide are to greet visitors, conduct museum tours of the ca.1763 Moffatt-Ladd House, and provide general security of the collection. Paid training is provided. Please send cover letter and resume to Barbara Ward, Director/Curator c/o Moffatt-Ladd House & Garden 154 Market St. Portsmouth, NH 03801 or via email: programs@moffattladd.org. For more information, call (603) 430-7968. Visit our website www.moffattladd.org for details. Posted on: 03/03/2015

Visitor Services Associate

The Mary Baker Eddy Library Boston, MA
RESPONSIBILITIES: Handles visitor access and hospitality. Initial public access point for the Library's research room and offices. Handles monetary transactions. Engages with the public. Admissions: Sells tickets, provides visitor orientation and individual assistance for the exhibits, gives directions, handles bag check, administers lost and found, receives visitor feedback. Mapparium Tours: Leads tours of The Mapparium 2-3 hours per day. Answers visitor questions, and enforces Library policies in exhibit spaces. Develops and maintains an in-depth knowledge of the Library's exhibits, themes, services, and subject areas, including ideas, life, and achievements of Mary Baker Eddy. Answers questions and serves as a pro-active resource to the visiting public. Also provides coaching and support to volunteers helping with the visitor services activity. Constantly monitors the visitor experience to meet visitor needs and requests, provide direction, and help visitors have an enjoyable and thoughtful experience. Resolves visitor issues quickly and effectively, ensuring visitor security and safety. Takes particular care of visitors with special needs (handicap access, etc.). Helps maintain clean and organized public spaces and alerts others to equipment malfunctions. Assists with guided tours and educational activities as requested. JOB REQUIREMENTS: Customer service, retail, or similar experience dealing in person with the public, preferably tourists. Ability to handle monetary transactions. Basic math skills, computer knowledge, ability to learn quickly, background or strong interest in history and public education. Takes initiative. Works well with the public. Good oral and face-to-face communication skills. Committed to customer service and providing the best possible visitor experience. Apply here: https://www4.recruitingcenter.net/Clients/tfccs/PublicJobs/controller.cfm?jbaction=JobProfile&Job_Id=10521&esid=az Posted on: 03/02/2015

Guide

Historic New England Various Locations
Historic New England seeks seasonal Guides to work at historic properties in five New England states. Guide will conduct tours; assist with daily museum operations including tour admissions, museum shop and membership sales, light housekeeping, and opening and closing the museum. Training is provided. Qualifications: A high school diploma or equivalent education. A Bachelor’s degree is preferred. Applicants should enjoy working with the public, have an interest in history and have basic computer skills. Experience in retail sales and customer service desirable. Must be available some weekdays and weekends and have a flexible schedule. To apply, and for more information on openings at specific sites, visit: http://www.historicnewengland.org/about-us/employment. EOE. Posted on: 02/24/2015

Assistant Director of Visitor Experiences

The Discovery Museums Acton, MA
Description: We’re looking for an outgoing, motivated person to join our staff! The Assistant Director of Visitor Experiences (ADVE) is involved in all aspects of visitor services and customer satisfaction for The Discovery Museums. This includes managing the public spaces of the Museums and managing frontline staff, including the Managers on Duty, Admission Staff, and Explorers (paid and volunteer). The ADVE communicates with and works closely with all other departments as a unified team to ensure all visitors have a welcoming, intuitive, and fun visit to the Museums. The ADVE is also the point person for the Visitor Experiences Volunteer Program: recruitment, inquiries, interviews, training, scheduling, tracking, and retention. Check our website for the full job description and requirements. http://discoverymuseums.org/employment Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years professional experience; excellent verbal and written communication skills; extremely out-going, exceptional people skills, willingness and proven ability to interact with public and staff in a positive manner; driver’s license and reliable transportation; experience in the fields of customer service, education, or museums preferred. How to Apply: Please email cover letter and resume to Cara Lonardo-Roy at clonardoroy@discoverymuseums.org. Please, no phone calls. Posted on: 02/17/2015

Volunteer Services

Volunteer Coordinator

Museum of Science Boston, MA
Proactively provides general administrative and coordination assistance to Human Resources' Volunteer Services, ensuring the smooth functioning of the office, serving as a positive, welcoming Museum representative for all staff, volunteers and interns. Utilizes all available resources (i.e., variety of databases), to support volunteer recruitment efforts, ensuring the Museum has a diversity of volunteers. Sustains the efforts of special projects and events, ensuring all volunteers are fully engaged in the life of the Museum. Critical to successfully meeting the requirements of the position is the support of overall department and divisional goals. This position is full-time, 35 hours/week, Monday-Friday. For more information, visit https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/189866-29458.html EEO/M/F/V/D Posted on: 02/18/2015

Other

Special Events Coordinator

Tower Hill Botanic Garden Boylston, MA
Tower Hill Botanic Garden, New England’s year-round botanic garden located in Boylston, MA, seeks an energetic, creative and organized Special Events Coordinator. He/she will report to and work closely with the Director of Audience Engagement on the development and execution of a diverse array of events and programs, including concerts and other live music, art exhibits, author events, cooking demonstrations, fairs, festivals and flower shows. The position includes event research and development, event and budget management, staffing events when necessary; additional responsibilities as needed and requested. On the day of the event, the Coordinator will assist in set-up, breakdown, and clean-up. This full-time, exempt position requires regular weekend and evening work. Qualifications: Bachelors degree, event planning, hospitality experience or related; significant experience with and interest in art and/or music events. Must be able to manage multiple projects at the same time, be organized and detail-oriented with strong computer skills, work as part of a team and enjoy a very fast-paced environment and interact with volunteers in a professional and responsible manner. The Special Events Coordinator must possess strong strategic, organizational skills and communication skills, flexibility, willingness to help out as needed at every level of event management as well as an ability to manage multiple projects. A sense of humor and love of people is a must. Please send resume and cover letter to: Kathryn Acerbo-Bachmann, Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 11 French Drive, Boylston, MA 01505 or email to kacerbo-bachmann@towerhillbg.org. No phone calls please. Posted on: 03/24/2015

Cultural Site Interpreter

The Trustees of Reservations Beverly, MA
The Trustees of Reservations is looking for historic interpreters/actors for Castle Hill on the Crane Estate in Ipswich to bring the stories of our special places to life for our visitors in meaningful, fun, and relevant ways. If you are an engaging storyteller with a passion for history who enjoys meeting and talking with people, we want you to join our dedicated and lively team of cultural site interpreters! Responsibilities include but are not limited to leading and facilitating five interactive tour experiences and participatory activities on site for visitors of all ages, as costumed characters associated with Castle Hill; willingness to drive a 7 passenger golf cart around the estate grounds; opening and closing the Great House and any additional out buildings for daily tours. For more information about The Trustees and a full description of responsibilities and qualifications please go to our website www.ttor.org/about-us/employment. Posted on: 03/18/2015

Membership Coordinator

Williams College Williamstown, MA
The college is seeking an energetic and motivated professional to serve as the Membership Coordinator for the Williams College Museum of Art. This is a full-time, 40 hours per week, year round position. The Membership Coordinator supports the Director of Donor Engagement and administer WCMA’s membership program by taking responsibility for all recruitment, activity tracking in Advance, administering benefits, soliciting contributions, and assisting with Friends events and recruitment efforts for new Fellows. For a detailed job posting, please visit http://staff-careers.williams.edu. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us via phone at (413) 597-4247 or email at hr@williams.edu. Posted on: 03/18/2015

Internship Coordinator

Museum of Science MA
In accordance with the Museum's Affirmative Action Plan, recruit, hire and monitor all interns, paid and unpaid, in Museum placements, providing support, professional development, and enrichment opportunities. Promote career pathway opportunities, recruit potential interns, and cultivate external relations through ongoing linkages with secondary school and higher education personnel in greater Boston and regional New England area, connecting Museum staff and departments with appropriate candidates, external resources, and support in order to make intern program accessible, successful, and nationally heralded as a program of excellence. Oversee restricted funding for internships, including grants and endowment income. Provide regular and timely documentation of intern statistics to Museum senior management, including hours served, demographics, and costs/benefits analysis. Critical to the success of this program is the partnering with the Volunteer Program, focusing on youth volunteers, to promote the Museum's Internship Career Ladder of workforce development. For more information and to apply, please visit: https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/197362-29458.html Posted on: 03/17/2015

Program Manager

Historic New England Boston, MA
Location: Otis House, Boston; Position will relocate in early 2016 to Milton, Mass. The program manager oversees Historic New England’s adult and family programs. The position serves as the liaison to all program planners at Historic New England, ensuring that all programs are well planned and fulfill institutional goals for historical appropriateness, audience development, attendance, and revenue. The program manager develops, implements, and manages Historic New England’s program planning and review process working with program planners throughout the institution; works with marketing staff in the promotion of more than 100 public programs; is responsible for managing organization’s web-based public program calendar and on-line program registration process. Initiates, develops, implements and evaluates innovative interpretive and educational public programs throughout the year; works with program and retail coordinator to plan and execute three large annual festivals; works with development staff to identify and secure local funding to support public programming. Works with administration team to plan and implement governance meetings. Collects, analyzes, and reports on monthly visitation for the Organization. Directly supervises the program and retail coordinator. Requires a bachelor’s degree and four years of related experience. The employee must be extremely organized and must thrive in a fast-paced setting while maintaining precise attention to priorities, formats, procedures, details, and quality. Requires excellent customer service skills. Required computer skills include advanced word processing, spreadsheets, and the ability to learn and troubleshoot complicated retail management software. Valid driver’s license and means of transportation is required. Please send resume and cover letter to Jobs@HistoricNewEngland.org Posted on: 03/16/2015

Accounts Payable Clerk

Museum of Science MA
The Accounts Payable Clerk works to ensure the accurate and timely payment of vendors and staff to help maintain a positive working relationship. Is responsible for maintaining neat and accurate Accounts Payable files. Act's as a liaison to all departments to help resolve any issues. This position is full-time, 40 hours/week, Monday-Friday. The Museum of Science is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity. For more information and to apply, please visit: https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/197498-29458.html Posted on: 03/16/2015

Marine Repair Supervisor

Plimoth Plantation Plymouth, MA
Plimoth Plantation, located in historic Plymouth, MA is seeking a Marine Repair Supervisor. The living history museum is well-known and admired as a unique destination for its thought-provoking, entertaining and fascinating living history programs and exhibits. The supervisor will be the hands on leader in the Maritime department. Assist with the development and implementation of a restoration and maintenance program designed to preserve the Mayflower II and other museum watercraft. Work aboard Mayflower II and other Museum watercraft on repair, restoration and maintenance projects as assigned. Assist to develop work plans, implement and supervise staff for the completion of tasks. Assist with upkeep of rigging including the rigging of Mayflower II . Travel with Mayflower II when she goes to dry dock. Ability to act as mate/engineer while underway. Participate in public programming at Mayflower II site. Participate in sail training as well as take part in sailing trips Mayflower II or other Museum craft may undertake. Build and repair reproduction tools and artifacts for Mayflower II and other craft at Museum. Work in costume onboard Mayflower II, from time to time, while performing 17th century tasks. Extensive knowledge and experience in all areas of wooden ship maintenance and repair. Experience and ability to train and supervise department employees and volunteers. Experience handling small boats. Experience in sailing and underway operations of traditional ships. Experience with traditional rigging and marlinspike seamanship. Send cover letter & resume to: Sue Haverstock shaverstock@plimoth.org. See website for full job description www.plimoth.org/jobs. Posted on: 03/10/2015

Marine Artisans Assistant

Plimoth Plantation Plymouth, MA
Plimoth Plantation, located in historic Plymouth, MA is seeking a Marine Artisans Assistant. The living history museum is well-known and admired as a unique destination for its thought-provoking, entertaining and fascinating living history programs and exhibits. Plimoth Plantation has an opening for a Maritime Artisans Assistant to work aboard Mayflower II and other Museum watercraft on repair, restoration and maintenance projects as assigned. Assist with upkeep of rigging including the rigging of Mayflower II each spring and fall. Travel with Mayflower II when she goes to dry dock for haul out. Participate in public programming at Mayflower II site. Participate in sail training aboard Mayflower II as well as take part in sailing trips. Build and repair reproduction tools and artifacts for Mayflower II and other craft at Museum. Work in costume onboard Mayflower II, from time to time, while performing 17th century tasks, as necessary. Must have two years Ships maintenance and boat carpentry experience or equivalent. Must have a working knowledge in the use of hand and power tools. Experience handling small boats a plus. Experience in sailing and underway operations of traditional ships. Experience with traditional rigging and marlinspike seamanship. Send cover letter & resume to: Sue Haverstock shaverstock@plimoth.org. See website for full job description www.plimoth.org/jobs. Posted on: 03/10/2015

Jane Chace Carroll Curator of Asian Art

Smith College Museum of Art Northampton, MA
Smith College is accepting applications for the Jane Chace Carroll Curator of Asian Art position. Reporting to the Associate Director for Curatorial Affairs, this positon develops the program for the Asian Art Gallery. Oversee all aspects of the Museum’s research, interpretation, and presentation of its growing Asian art collection. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education/Experience: Masters’ degree (Ph.D. preferred) in Asian art history and culture or related discipline, with at least 4 years of museum experience, or the equivalent combination of education and/or experience. Skills: Demonstrated knowledge of the exhibition process, and a record of publication and public speaking. Broad knowledge of Asian art and culture, particularly the arts of East Asia, but knowledge of South Asian, Central Asian, and Western Asian art are also acceptable. Familiarity with major art historical periods and styles, and proficiency in at least one Asian language (fluency preferred). Excellent communication, both written and verbal, and effective leadership and interpersonal skills. Outstanding collaborator with highly developed administrative and organizational capabilities and a deep commitment to a cross-disciplinary approach to original works of art within a liberal arts college. Prior experience teaching or working with undergraduate students would be an additional strength. Review of application will begin immediately. To be considered for this position and to review job description, visit https://smithcollege.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=19629&job=ad0840-jane-chace-carroll-curator-of-asian-art Smith College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer Posted on: 02/27/2015

Davison Art Center Imaging Project Specialist

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University Middletown, CT
Two Davison Art Center Imaging Project Specialists will prepare images and metadata in connection with rapid digital photography of works of art on paper for a fixed term of five weeks from June 22 through July 23, 2015, working 34 hours per week. This temporary position reports to the DAC Manager of Museum Information Services, who directs the imaging project. All work will take place at the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University, in Middletown, Connecticut, using equipment provided by the DAC. Responsibilities will include processing images following standard workflows with great attention to detail, checking metadata against standards, embedding metadata into images, confirming image/metadata quality, and preparing images for DAC Collection Search and DAC Open Access Images, working in a precise and efficient manner. Required qualifications include B.A./B.S., ability to work with extreme attention to procedural detail and image/metadata quality, ability to work collegially in a small team with ambitious production goals, familiarity with standards-based metadata work, and experience with color-managed image processing. Preferred qualifications include Master’s degree or coursework in museum or library studies, or information or imaging science, or equivalent experience. Qualified emerging professionals are encouraged to apply, and the DAC is especially interested in hearing from applicants who recently have graduated from, or are enrolled in, graduate programs in museum studies or related fields. For full description, please see https://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/4757 . Posted on: 02/11/2015

Davison Art Center Imaging Project Photographer

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University Middletown, CT
The Davison Art Center (DAC) Imaging Project Photographer will perform rapid digital photography of works of art on paper for a fixed term of six weeks from June 15 through July 23, 2015, working 34 hours per week. This temporary position reports to the DAC Manager of Museum Information Services, who directs the imaging project. All work will take place at the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University, in Middletown, Connecticut, using equipment provided by the DAC. Responsibilities will include executing standard DAC image capture workflows in a highly consistent way, working in a precise and efficient manner in a small team of project employees, including several students. Required qualifications include proven excellence in fine-art reproduction photography with extreme attention to procedural detail, ability to photograph quickly and with rigorous precision in a color-managed workflow, solid working knowledge of underlying principles and best practices in photographic lighting and capture, and ability to work collegially in a small team with ambitious production goals. Preferred qualifications include experience with art reproduction photography of original prints in a museum setting, rapid-capture workflows, FADGI/Metamorfoze guidelines for cultural heritage imaging, studio flash operation, and tethered DSLR image capture. Qualified emerging professionals are encouraged to apply. This collection digitization work is funded by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). For more qualifications and full description, please see https://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/4756 . Posted on: 02/10/2015