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Administrative/Director

Executive Director

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum Vergennes, VT
We are seeking a dynamic, highly-qualified leader for the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum. On land, on water and underwater, LCMM offers an amazing array of programs, exhibits and learning experiences, underwater discoveries and lake adventures that engage people of all ages in the rich history and archaeology of Lake Champlain. LCMM hosts over 11,000 people annually in its fourteen exhibit buildings and on its working waterfront in Ferrisburgh, Vermont. The 1776 replica gunboat Philadelphia II is a favourite with visitors. The Schooner Lois McClure has travelled over the last ten years to New York, Canada and Vermont, educating over 20,000 people per year about the lake’s history. Innovative boat building, after-school rowing programs, On-Water ecology classes and teacher training are part of the mix. Our Maritime Research Institute engages in world-class nautical archaeology projects, exploring and documenting the lake’s 300+ historic shipwrecks and other underwater cultural sites. . . . And then there are shipwreck tours at beautiful Basin Harbor and the Burlington waterfront, where you don’t get wet using remotely operated vehicle technology. The Executive Director will play a key role in: • Building a vision for the future that is both challenging and sustainable • Leading with innovation and passion • Keeping our programs and educational experiences robust and exciting • Creating financial stability and sustainability • Cultivating effective alliances with local and regional organizations, universities and other museums Position is based at the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum in Ferrisburgh, Vermont. To apply, send letter of interest and résumé to LCMMExecApplicant@gmail.com. Competitive salary and benefits. The application deadline is October 15, 2014. No phone calls accepted. Lake Champlain Maritime Museum is an equal opportunity employer. www.lcmm.org Posted on: 09/22/2014

Executive Director, Biggs Museum of American Art

Opportunity Resources Inc. Dover, DE
The Biggs Museum of American Art, one of Delaware’s newest and most vibrant cultural institutions, seeks a high-energy, innovative and resourceful director to lead the Museum to new levels of accomplishment. The successful candidate should have 8 years of senior staff or director experience at an art museum or related institution. Knowledge of American art or material culture, advanced degree in a related field and commitment to visitor centered programming are vital. The Biggs Museum houses the dazzling collection of the connoisseur and collector of American Art, Sewell C. Biggs. His collection forms the core of the Museum’s permanent collection, 2000 objects comprising18th to 20th century painting, sculpture, works on paper and decorative arts exhibited in 20 elegantly-conceived galleries. The Biggs also maintains a robust schedule of educational programming for children, adults and families, is visited by scholars from universities and museums throughout the country and has produced eight major publications including a two-volume catalog of the collection. The Biggs operates with a budget of $1.2 million, five FT and nine PT employees plus consultants, and a 17 member Board of Trustees. The Director reports to the Board. Address inquiries and recommendations in confidence to: Freda Mindlin or Nancy Kaufman * Opportunity Resources Inc. * 196 E. 75th St., Ste. 14H * New York, NY 10021 * 212-744-4409 * search@opportunityresources.net Posted on: 09/16/2014

President and CEO

American Association for State and Local History Nashville, TN
The American Association of State and Local History (AASLH), a 6,000-strong membership organization headquartered in Nashville, TN, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of President and CEO. AASLH – “your home for history” -- provides leadership and support for its members across North America who preserve and interpret state and local history in order to make the past more meaningful to all Americans. The President & CEO represents AASLH to the history and museum field, articulates the association’s vision, builds and maintains its partnerships, and ensures delivery of the highest quality services to its members. Experience in strategic planning, board management, communications, member relations and proven operational and administrative skills are mandatory. Candidates must have direct knowledge of budget development, financial management and reporting, personnel management, and hands-on experience with fund development. Must be a graduate of an accredited university with at least a master’s level degree and a minimum of five years progressive senior management experience in association/nonprofit management. A personal commitment to and passion for preserving and interpreting state and local history is essential. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, and a current resume to: AASLH Search Committee C/o Center for Nonprofit Management 37 Peabody Street, Suite 201 Nashville, TN 37210 Fax (615) 259-0400 Email: Ingrid@cnm.org Applicant screening begins August 22, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. EOE Posted on: 09/09/2014

Director

Academy Art Museum Easton, MD
ByalaSearch LLC is pleased to announce that it has been retained by the Academy Art Museum in Easton, Maryland, to identify candidates for the position of Director. The Director is the senior officer, reporting to the Board of Trustees and overseeing all of the Museum’s activities. The Director leads the most prestigious arts organization on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Essential to this role is his/her innate ease in serving as a community leader across a broad demographic spectrum. The new Director will lead a capital campaign to raise $5 million to achieve goals outlined in the Museum’s Strategic Plan: 1. Provide expanded opportunities for education, practice and appreciation of the arts; 2. Grow ability to collect, conserve and exhibit high quality art; 3. Operate in ways that ensure breakeven or better performance and long-term financial stability; and 4. Explore ways to expand community awareness, participation and partnership. Position Description: The Museum Director is responsible for the professional management of the Museum, establishing, in conjunction with the Board of Trustees, priorities, strategies and initiatives to achieve the organization’s goals. The Director serves as the Museum’s primary spokesperson and advocate and participates in community and professional organizations to build awareness and support. The position requires considerable public relations skills. Please see the full position specification at this link: http://www.byalasearch.com/pdf/ByalaSearch%20LLC%20Position%20and%20Candidate%20Specification%20-%20Academy%20Art%20Museum%20-%20Director.pdf Kindly send nominations or expressions of interest to: aamdir@byalasearch.com​ ByalaSearch LLC T: (212) 547–9536 Posted on: 09/05/2014

Executive Director

Newport Art Museum Providence, RI
The Newport Art Museum & Association seeks a new Executive Director during an exciting time of growth and renewed institutional focus. The Museum has an operating budget of $1.5 million, a staff of 12 full-time and 18 part-time staff, 20-30 artist/faculty independent contractors and an endowment approaching $3 million. Membership stands at 3,000, with yearly attendance at 25,000. The Executive Director is the Museum’s chief executive and operating officer and directs all operational, administrative and programmatic aspects of the Museum and school. The Museum seeks a dedicated, charismatic museum professional with at least five years of management and supervisory experience and the capacity for sound fiscal management, relationship building and resource development. An earned baccalaureate degree and a graduate or professional degree in a relevant discipline are required. Expressions of interest, applications, nominations and inquiries should be directed to the Museum’s search consultant, Chuck O’Boyle of C. V. O’Boyle, LLC, at chuck@cvoboyle.com, who will furnish a detailed specification and an internal job description upon request. Telephone inquiries are also welcome and may be made to Mr. O’Boyle directly at (401) 919-5767. Posted on: 09/05/2014

Executive Director

Hull Lifesaving Museum Hull, MA
The Hull Lifesaving Museum (“HLM”) seeks a passionate, committed, energetic, and highly skilled Executive Director to lead the organization through a variety of strategic initiatives. Current HLM programs include an active collection of exhibits, lectures, and educational programs through the museum itself, an on-the-water youth and adult rowing and educational programs, and a marine-skills focused, job training program for adjudicated youth. Key Responsibilities • Plan and execute new development initiatives and spearhead existing capital campaign and fundraising events. • Work with staff, the board of directors, and other key stakeholders to finalize a new strategic plan and to help align HLM’s programmatic work with this strategic plan. • Oversee senior staff leading the core programs, as well as the finance/administration and development functions. • Develop and maintain effective partnerships related to programs. • Manage the organization’s budget. • Evaluate program’s accomplishments based on results-driven targets. Minimum Requirements • Minimum of 5 years results-driven leadership and management experience, particularly in the non-profit sector. • Proven development and fundraising experience – targeting government sources, • Demonstrated experience with strategic planning and implementation. • Bachelor’s degree is a minimum requirement, an advanced degree is a plus. Desired Skills and Attributes • Demonstrated interest in maritime life, skills, and/or history a plus. • Experience running a museum. To apply: Resumes and cover letters by September 12, 2014 to Sue Heilman, Interim Executive Director at sue@hulllifesavingmuseum.org. Posted on: 08/25/2014

Director of Imaging Services

Northeast Document Conservation Center Andover, MA
The Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) is seeking an experienced digital imaging professional to lead its nationally-recognized Imaging Services program. The Director of Imaging Services reports directly to the Executive Director and is a member of NEDCC’s senior management team. NEDCC’s Imaging Services department receives a steady amount of work from large to small institutions as well as private clients whose primary concerns are quality and care in handling. The department has grown rapidly and is currently staffed with five technical photographers and produces a significant portion of NEDCC’s program fees. NEDCC is equipped to digitally reformat any type of 2-dimensional object and currently specializes in oversize materials, transparent media, works of art on paper, photographs, manuscripts, fragile materials, and X-ray film. The new director will be expected to explore and develop additional specialty services to meet the needs of the library, archives, and museum communities. NEDCC is an equal opportunity employer. Salary and benefits are competitive. This position will remain open until filled. To apply, please send cover letter and resume in PDF to Bill Veillette, Executive Director, at bveillette@nedcc.org. For complete job description and application information: www.nedcc.org/about/news-room/employment-opportunities Posted on: 08/18/2014

Collections

Chief Curator

Maine Historical Society Portland, ME
The Maine Historical Society (MHS), founded in 1822, seeks a creative, forward-looking Chief Curator to provide leadership and management of Maine Historical Society’s curatorial program, including design and implementation of innovative exhibition strategies; care, management, and development of artifact collections; and oversight of the Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Garden. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL: • Provide strong curatorial leadership. • Possess a creative, forward-looking vision for exhibition development. • Develop, organize, and install exhibits. • Manage, care for, and develop artifact collections, including the Wadsworth-Longfellow House. • Be driven to engage diverse audiences and produce memorable visitor experiences. • Be committed to providing our constituents with intimate access to collections. • Be an enthusiastic champion of MHS who is skilled at communicating and connecting with donors and the public. • Actively and effectively engage in fundraising and cultivation activities. • Be a strong collaborator who empowers and supports colleagues, teammates, and partners. • Be strategic, entrepreneurial, and driven to help MHS reach ambitious growth goals. • Effectively manage people, finances, and resources. • Exhibit the highest standards of integrity. • Be outgoing, self-starting, well-organized, personable, and capable of working under pressure and meeting deadlines. • Possess extensive knowledge of history, museum practice, exhibition techniques, and collections care. • Have at least five years senior curatorial experience. • M.A. in history, museum studies, or equivalent required. MHS offers a competitive salary and benefits package and a supportive and flexible work environment. All inquiries and conversations will remain strictly confidential. Please send a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references to: kfinnell@mainehistory.org Posted on: 09/22/2014

Assistant Curator

National Heritage Museum Lexington, MA
The Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library (National Heritage Museum) is seeking a full-time assistant curator. The Museum is an American history museum founded and supported by Scottish Rite Freemasons in the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction of the United States of America. The Museum is located in Lexington, Massachusetts. The successful candidate will be self-motivated and a creative thinker with excellent attention to detail and strong writing skills. Although prior knowledge of the history of Freemasonry and fraternalism is not required, the successful candidate will be expected to gain subject knowledge on the job. The assistant curator will aid in the coordination of activities engaged in acquiring, cataloging, exhibiting and educating the public about the collection of the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library. The collection, which numbers over 17,000 objects, is strong in American Masonic and fraternal items and is one of the largest collections of its kind in the world. Primary activities for this position will include working to make the collection more accessible online and promoting the online collection through writing and speaking about it. Master’s degree, five to ten years experience or a combination, attention to detail, strong writing skills and self-motivation are required. Submit cover letter, resume and writing sample to Aimee E. Newell, Ph.D., Director of Collections, Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library, 33 Marrett Road, Lexington, MA 02124; anewell@srmml.org. Posted on: 09/17/2014

ASSISTANT CURATOR OF ASIAN ART

Worcester Art Museum Worcester, MA
Worcester Art Museum seeks an exceptional Assistant Curator of Asian Art to help lead a distinctive program centered upon the Museum’s significant Asian collections, launched in 1901 with a large bequest of Japanese prints by John Chandler Bancroft. Worcester’s holdings of Asian Art encompass the entire continent and range from antiquities to the twentieth century. Specialists in all fields of Asian art are welcome to apply. Guided by the Museum's global perspective, vision statement, and strategic plan, the Assistant Curator of Asian Art will help shape the reinstallation of the Asian collections and develop a dynamic range of exhibitions, publications, and programs, meant to increase WAM's audiences for Asian art, contribute original scholarship to the field, and enhance patronage for both the curatorial program and the entire museum. The Assistant Curator of Asian Art will work collaboratively with colleagues to create meaningful connections by integrating collections across departments and media. Under the guidance of the Director of Curatorial Affairs, other activities will include developing the collections by recommending acquisitions, proposing strategic deaccessioning, soliciting gifts, and cultivating patronage. For full position posting, please visit http://www.worcesterart.org/Information/jobs.html. Qualified applicants please send CV and cover letter to the Director of Human Resources, Worcester Art Museum, 55 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA, 01609, or email documents to humanresources@worcesterart.org by November 15, 2014. Early applications are encouraged. We pledge to conduct a confidential search. The Worcester Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity. Posted on: 09/15/2014

Curator

The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art Amherst, MA
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, Massachusetts is seeking an outstanding curator to champion the Museum’s strong and growing exhibition and collections program. In the Museum’s short life, it has become an influential national center advocating for the prominent place that children’s literature holds in our shared artistic, cultural, historical, and educational experience. The ideal candidate will bring passion, energy, scholarship, and a spirit of collaboration to this young and vibrant institution, the only full-scale museum in the U.S. dedicated to the vast world of children’s book art. The Curator, reporting into the Executive Director, will oversee all aspects of the Carle’s exhibition program and manage a department of four full- and part-time staff. The curator will represent the Museum nationally and internationally, traveling widely to attend openings of traveling exhibitions, give talks about our field, and solicit work for our permanent collection. The curator will embrace the collaborative and energetic environment of this young institution and play a key role in its strategic direction. Requirements include a successful track record of mounting successful exhibitions, experience building a collection, and an advanced degree in Art History or a museum-related field. The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art is an equal opportunity employer. The curator position is fulltime, with benefits that include health and contribution to a 403(b) defined contribution plan. Salary will be commensurate with experience. For a detailed job description and application instructions, see Job Listing (http://www.carlemuseum.org/content/carle-seeks-curator). The application deadline is October 22, 2014. Posted on: 09/11/2014

Assistant Horticulturist

Strawbery Banke Museum Portsmouth, NH
Historic Landscape- Assistant Horticulturist Job Description • This position offers diverse opportunities to work in period gardens, and interpret four centuries of garden history and all of its outgrowths. This individual is expected to engage the general public, peers and volunteers in museum/historic/cultural landscape/garden preservation and maintenance processes. • Responsible to the Curator of Historic Landscapes. Duties include • Assists with garden and landscape preservation maintenance, public speaking/ interpretation, physical labor, plant identification, cultivation and maintenance work. The position requires strong communications skills, some graphic design/computer skills, and office skills. • An understanding of historic/museum and modern horticultural practices, ability to work independently, yet adhere to a seasonal/weekly work plan, and follow through with diverse tasks. Independent study/research. Responsibilities include • Daily garden tours • Assisting with organization of daily volunteers and Children’s Garden programming, special events, workshops and lectures. • Lifting up to 50 lbs. • Performing work outdoors in all types of weather. • Plant identification and maintenance skills. • Presentable public appearance while performing strenuous tasks. • Extending professional courtesy and maintaining a positive working relationship with peers and the general public. Experience necessary • Experience and education in the field of horticulture/garden/landscape/preservation, or museum field. Enthusiasm and passion for community outreach, education, gardening, and farming. Hours • 7.5 hours per day 5 days per week • One weekend day required • Occasional special events as necessary • Full time year round position Wages & Benefits • $12.44 hourly • 4 weeks vacation. Sick days. Personal days. • Medical & Dental • 401B Retirement Plan after 1 year Training • Provided as necessary Please email Erik Wochholz @ horticulture@strawberybanke.org Posted on: 08/26/2014

Archivist/Librarian

Shelburne Museum Shelburne, VT
Shelburne Museum in Shelburne, Vermont has an immediate opening for a Part-time Archivist/Librarian to manage an active institutional archives program and library, including selection, acquisition, processing, access, reference service and outreach to staff. The Archivist will develop a plan for the management of born digital assets, including assessment, preservation and access, and manage annual budget and revision of policies and procedures as necessary. The position requires a Master’s degree in Library Science (MLS) or Library Information Science (MLIS) from an ALA- accredited library school. Additional specialization in digital archives and knowledge of art history preferred along with 1-3 years’ experience with archival records, preferably in a museum setting. Other responsibilities of the position include identification, archival appraisal, and acquisition of museum records, donated papers and photographs in a variety of formats, accessioning, arrangement and description of archival records, supervision of staff and researchers using archival records and rare books; and management of the circulating library for staff. Founded in 1947 by pioneering collector Electra Havemeyer Webb (1888-1960), Shelburne Museum in Shelburne, Vermont is one of the nation’s finest and most diverse museums of art, Americana, and design. Comprised of 38 buildings on 42 acres and housing over 150,000 objects, the Museum is renowned for its Impressionist paintings, folk art, quilts and textiles, decorative arts, American paintings, and horse-drawn vehicles. To apply, please send completed application from www.shelburnemuseum.org, along with resume and cover letter to Human Resources, PO Box 10, Shelburne, VT 05445 Posted on: 08/26/2014

Director of Collections

Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium St. Johnsbury, VT
Reporting to the Executive Director, the full-time Director of Collections has responsibility for the care, presentation and interpretation of all collections in the Fairbanks Museum’s trust. DUTIES •responsibility for the application of collections management policies, plans, and practices, including, but not limited to: accession and deaccession, registration and documentation, cataloging, preservation, conservation, access, risk management, storage, handling, and inventory; •responsibility for data standards and systems for the input, maintenance, and preservation of collections records; •directs staff in the use of the Museum’s collections for exhibits, education, research, and public information; •consults conservators, curators and researchers to advance the preservation, interpretation, and cataloging of the collections; •organizes, supervises and evaluates departmental staff and volunteers; •presents collections stewardship requirements to staff, volunteers, and trustees; •obtains funds and other forms of support for stewardship, development, and interpretation of the collections; •promotes the importance of the Museum’s collections through presentations and programs delivered to Museum visitors, community organizations and school groups; •drafts, implements and monitors policies and budgets for the Collections Department; •serves on the Museum’s management team. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE Bachelor’s in curatorial, museum studies, or related discipline required and 4 years’ related experience or Master’s in curatorial, museum studies, or related discipline with 2 years’ related experience. Ability and willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends, as needed. Eagerness to live in Vermont’s beautiful and rural Northeast Kingdom. Send cover letter, resume and contact information for three references to akane@fairbanksmuseum.org. EOE. Posted on: 08/19/2014

Archaeological Collections Manager

Wesleyan University Middletown, CT
Position Details: Under the general direction of the Provost and the supervision of the Dean of Social Sciences, the Archaeological Collections Manager is responsible for collections management and for working with faculty and students to facilitate their use of the collections. The incumbent serves as the University’s Repatriation Coordinator, maintaining Wesleyan’s compliance with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA). Responsibilities Include but not limited to: • Research and document collection objects to determine provenance and supplementary context. • Develop, manage, and maintain an electronic collections database including digital images. Maintain and update collections website. • Supervise all access to collections storage area in accordance with the Wesleyan University Archaeology and Anthropology Collection (WUAAC) Management Policy, tracking objects and maintaining activity logs, register and accession ledgers. • Respond to outside inquiries about the collections and provide access and assistance to outside scholars. • Support course laboratory sessions and assist faculty in the preparation and development of labs for new courses. • Give tours of collections and train users as needed in the proper handling of collections and use of equipment. • Monitor condition of objects. Coordinate conservation efforts. • Serve as repatriation coordinator implementing NAGPRA regulations, including the development and maintenance of inventories, summaries, notices and supporting documentation. . Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Anthropology, Archaeology, Classical Studies, Museum Studies or related field. Excellent computer and database management skills. Must be able to meet the physical demands of the position on a continual basis including climbing ladders, lifting heavy objects, pushing and pulling heavily loaded carts. Ability and willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends, as needed. Interested & qualified applicants encouraged to apply online at:http://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/4504 Wesleyan is an EOE Posted on: 08/11/2014

Development and Marketing

Director of Institutional Advancement

Connecticut Historical Society Hartford, CT
The Connecticut Historical Society is seeking to fill its Director of Institutional Advancement position. This is a senior level position responsible for helping to shape and carryout institutional strategy, overseeing branding and marketing, and building a “culture of philanthropy” throughout the organization in all staff members, programs and services. As an experienced leader and professional fundraiser this position is responsible for setting the strategic goals for the department in conjunction with the strategic goals of the institution, and managing all department staff and operations. Furthermore, the position is an advocate and spokesperson for the institution, focused on strengthening current relationships, expanding the base of members, individual and corporate donors, and volunteers, while also growing new audiences and identifying opportunities to extend and deepen the CHS’s mission. For more information, about this position and the CHS, please visit our website (http://chs.org/job-internship/). Posted on: 09/22/2014

Associate Director of Development

RISD Museum Providence, RI
This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic development professional with an affinity for the arts and culture to join the RISD Museum. Reporting to the Director of External Affairs, this role oversees the implementation of the Museum’s overall strategy and fundraising plans as approved by the Director of External Affairs. The Associate Director provides oversight and leadership to meeting annual, capital, and program fundraising goals through cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of individual donors ($1,000+) and private/family foundations. Additionally provides oversight and supervision to Membership and Annual Fund, and Corporate, Foundation and Governmental development activities within the department. Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree and seven years’ experience in nonprofit development with at least three years managing other staff and at least three years of major giving experience. • Excellent interpersonal, diplomacy, and teamwork skills—ability to interact with a broad variety of people. • Highly attuned listener who understand cues for giving – ability to develop prospects and raise funds. • Excellent writing skills. • Knowledge of planned giving vehicles. • Competence in accounting and financial principles for nonprofit organizations. • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and experience using fundraising databases required. • A demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team. • A demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, and work under pressure with grace. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For more information about RISD and to APPLY ONLINE, please visit our website at http://www.risd.edu/jobs. RISD is an Equal Opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, or any other protected characteristic as established by law. Posted on: 09/22/2014

Director of Development/Major Gifts Officer

Strawbery Banke Museum Portsmouth, NH
Dynamic, evolving living history museum seeking Director for 4-person development office, for management of all fund raising, including Annual Fund, membership, major donors, planned giving, grants, and more. Leadership level experience required. Must demonstrate past fundraising success. Competitive salary. Great benefits. Cover letter and resume to: Strawbery Banke Museum, Attn: Human Resources, P.O. Box 300, Portsmouth NH 03802-0300. Posted on: 09/18/2014

Director of Institutional Advancement

The Preservation Society of Newport County Newport, RI
The Preservation Society of Newport County seeks a strategic and dynamic Director of Institutional Advancement (DIA) with a strong record of fundraising leadership and achievement to lead and complete its An American Story comprehensive fundraising campaign by March 2016. Reporting to the CEO & Executive Director and collaborating with a dedicated Board of Trustees, the DIA will manage a staff that is responsible for securing philanthropic contributions from individuals and foundations that support the Preservation Society’s mission to protect, preserve and present an exceptional collection of house museums and landscapes in one of the most historically intact cities in America – Newport, RI. The DIA will be expected to strengthen an Institutional Advancement team that focuses on raising support through membership, the annual fund, planned giving, and major gifts and grants for priority projects. Current campaign fundraising initiatives focus on building the Preservation Society’s endowment, improving the visitor experience, and increasing the organization’s stature as a center for academic excellence and scholarship. The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 10 years of proven experience in major gift fundraising. Capital campaign and senior management experience a must. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to motivate and inspire high level fundraising volunteers are critical. Excellent oral and written communication skills are also required. For more about the Preservation Society, please visit www.newportmansions.org. To apply, please send resume with cover letter to humanresources@newportmansions.org or to The Preservation Society of Newport County, 424 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI 02840. Attn: Human Resources. Posted on: 09/17/2014

Communications Manager

Maine Historical Society Portland, ME
Maine Historical Society (MHS) seeks a creative and experienced Communications Manager to help us share the unique history of Maine with local residents and visitors from around the world. MHS is a progressive statewide cultural organization recognized for its innovation and leadership. MHS includes a small but growing museum (including the Wadsworth-Longfellow House), the Brown Research Library, and the Maine Memory Network (www.mainememory.net), our nationally-recognized digital museum. The Communications Manager is responsible for developing and implementing a marketing plan that supports the Society’s mission by engaging the public and attracting new audiences. Reporting to the Director of Institutional Advancement, the Communications Manager works directly with all departments to create consistent and inspiring content across social media, the MHS websites, weekly email updates, newsletters and news media. The position is part-time, 21 hours/week. Primary responsibilities include: 1) Devise and manage marketing and advertising strategies that include online content, traditional advertising, and institutional branding, 2) Write and edit press releases, website copy, brochures, social media content, and email communications, 3) Initiate new collaborations, 4) Work with staff to increase visitation and grow earned revenue. Qualifications include: 4-year degree in communications, marketing, or related field, 2+ years experience managing a dynamic communications program or equivalent combination of degree and experience, demonstrated knowledge of social media, excellent writing/editing skills. Please submit a PDF containing cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 references to Nan Cumming, Director of Institutional Advancement: ncumming@mainehistory.org. Applications are due October 6th and will be reviewed as they are received. Posted on: 09/15/2014

Annual Fund and Membership Manager

Mount Auburn Cemetery Cambridge, MA
Assists Vice President of Development in carrying out fundraising programs. Manage the Annual Fund program, including coordinating the Annual Fund mailings schedule, design, printing, mailing lists, acknowledgement of gifts, and reporting. Responsible for the coordination of the Membership program, including developing strategies for acquiring and retaining members. Coordinates prospect management and research, including developing Raiser’s Edge reports and coding for tracking and moves management, researching and identifying prospects, and making recommendations for stewardship, solicitation, or engagement of top prospects. Responsible for overseeing Development Coordinator in planning donor events and managing Raiser’s Edge data entry. A bachelor’s degree or equivalent is required. A minimum of 2-3 years experience in a development office and an understanding of Annual Fund and Membership strategies. Previous experience with a development database and internet research required; Raiser’s Edge desirable but not required. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to jobs@mountauburn.org. AA/EOE. No phone call please. Posted on: 09/15/2014

Development Associate

Springfield Museums Springfield, MA
Working in tandem with Museum leadership, the Development Associate is responsible for assisting in obtaining the annual goal for restricted and unrestricted gifts, grants, and sponsorships raised in support of exhibitions, education programs, general support and other special events. A Bachelor’s degree with three to five years experience in non-profit fund raising is required. Knowledge of development software necessary, experience using Altru or Blackbaud preferred. The following are required: Superior verbal, written and interpersonal skills; excellent presentation/public speaking skills; self motivation, and proven entrepreneurial skills; and the ability to work nights, weekends, and travel as necessary. Experience in grant writing, along with knowledge of foundations and funding sources is helpful. Please e-mail resume and salary requirements by September 22, 2014 to: jmuratore-pallatino@springfieldmuseums.org Posted on: 09/15/2014

Publicist

Shelburne Museum Shelburne, VT
Shelburne Museum in Shelburne, Vermont has an immediate opening for a Part-time Publicist. Reporting to the Museum’s Director of Development, the Publicist will be responsible for creating and distributing press releases and other publicity materials (emails, social media posts, blogs posts, etc) to a wide array of audiences. Primary focus for this position will be promotion of museum initiatives to key local, national and international news publications. Ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years of applicable PR or marketing experience, must have excellent writing and speaking skills, the ability to make “cold calls” to reporters a plus. Experience with writing press releases required. Relationships with local and national reporters preferred. Founded in 1947 by pioneering collector Electra Havemeyer Webb (1888-1960), Shelburne Museum in Shelburne, Vermont is one of the nation’s finest and most diverse museums of art, Americana, and design. Comprised of 38 buildings on 42 acres and housing over 150,000 objects, the Museum is renowned for its Impressionist paintings, folk art, quilts and textiles, decorative arts, American paintings, and horse-drawn vehicles. To apply, please send completed application from www.shelburnemuseum.org, along with resume and cover letter to Human Resources, PO Box 10, Shelburne, VT 05445 Posted on: 09/05/2014

Member Services Representative

New England Historic Genealogical Society Boston, MA
We are seeking a full-time member services representative to fulfill a key role on our five person member services team, providing customer service support to NEHGS members. Basic responsibilities for the position include processing customer orders for new and renewing memberships and preparing materials for a variety of member services communications. This role supports our organizational mission to build strong relationships with our members and develop those relationships over time. Desired Skills  Enthusiasm for helping people  Ability to communicate with all levels of staff in a professional environment  Ability to work in a team as well as accomplish projects independently  High level of organizational skills and attention to detail  Desire to contribute to a team with the potential to take on increased responsibilities  Microsoft Office and Windows computer proficiency  Excellent customer service skills, in person and by phone  Familiarity with Sage Fundraising Software or Constant Contact is a plus The NEHGS Member Services Team is vital to the growth and support of a 169-year old institution as we develop our constituent base in an exciting time to be working in the field of family history. Member services or development experience is desired. Motivation to learn new skills and technologies is encouraged. Enthusiasm for, or knowledge of, NEHGS, genealogy and/or history is a plus. Please send Resumes to; Michelle Major, Human Resources Coordinator-mmajor@nehgs.org Posted on: 09/02/2014

Development Manager

Springfield Museums Springfield, MA
Working in tandem with Museum Leadership and the Board of Trustees, the Manager of Development is responsible for leading and ensuring the annual goal for restricted and unrestricted gifts, grants and sponsorships is raised in support of exhibitions, education programs, general support and other special events. The goal for Fiscal Year 2015 is $800,000. The Manager of Development also coordinates/assists with raising funds for capital projects and campaigns, oversees the research of current and potential funders, and manages the cultivation and solicitation of new and renewing funders as well as special funding events. The individual will manage the personal portfolio of individual donors including prospect identification, qualification, engagement, solicitation and stewardship activities. Qualifications •A Bachelor’s Degree, an advanced degree is desirable. •A minimum of five years experience in major gifts & planned giving within a museum or educational organization. •Knowledge of development software, experience using Altru or Blackbaud preferred. •Superior verbal, written and interpersonal skills. •Excellent presentation/public speaking skills •Experience with grant writing and knowledge of foundations and funding sources essential. •Self-motivated, creative and entrepreneurial. •Ability to work productively with diverse constituencies as well as government agencies and the public. •Ability to work nights, weekends and to travel as needed. Please e-mail resume and salary requirements to: jmuratore-pallatino@springfieldmuseums.org by September 15, 2014. Posted on: 09/03/2014

Assistant Editor, Collections - 26474BR

Yale University New Haven, CT
Reporting to the Director of Publications and Editorial Services, Yale University Art Gallery, the Assistant Editor manages the development, design, and execution of a variety of editorial projects, including exhibition and collection catalogues, artists’ monographs, the annual Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin, interpretive brochures, special-exhibition labels, web projects, interdepartmental forms, confidential reports, and miscellanea. Develops and upholds editorial styles and standards, while ensuring that all materials contribute integrally and actively to the Gallery’s mission of: encouraging an appreciation for and understanding of art and art history, reaching and educating a broad audience on the Gallery’s collection, and promoting and advancing scholarship on the Gallery’s works and the field as a whole. Requirements include: Master’s Degree in English or literature appropriate to the collection and three years of experience editing and researching scholarly materials for publication or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Masters in Art History preferred. For complete position details and immediate consideration, please apply online at www.Yale.edu/jobs - the STARS req ID for this position is 26474BR. AA/EEO – M/F/Disability/Veteran Posted on: 08/26/2014

Director of Advancement

Abbe Museum Bar Harbor, ME
This is a senior level position that is responsible for providing leadership and management of the direction, planning, and execution of fundraising, marketing, and membership. Leads development and marketing activities by members of the Board of Trustees, volunteers, the President/CEO and staff; contributes to the development of partnerships with other organizations and reporting the results of development activities. Works with the Board of Trustees and professional staff to secure approximately $400,000 - $500,000 in public and private dollars annually to support the Abbe’s mission and annual operating budget of $1.2 million. The full job description is available at www.abbemuseum.org/about/index.html. Interested candidates should mail a resume or CV, a cover letter describing why you are a fit for this position, and salary requirements to: Cinnamon Catlin-Legutko - Abbe Museum - PO Box 286 - Bar Harbor, ME 04609. Or, email the package in pdf format to cinnamon@abbemuseum.org. The position is open until filled. No phone calls, please. Posted on: 08/25/2014

Manager of Institutional Support

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston, MA
This position provides the leadership and strategy for a foundation, government, and corporate relations program that secures support from private foundations, governmental agencies, and corporations in support of museum operations and programs, including conservation and capital projects. The Manager of Institutional Support is part of an 11-member development team supporting a $15 million operating budget. This position also supervises and manages the work of a Corporate and Foundation Relations Officer, who provides writing, grants management, and administrative support to the Manager and the institutional fundraising effort. To apply and for full job description: https://isgm.applicantpro.com/jobs/126751.html Posted on: 08/08/2014

Director of Development

Fruitlands Museum Harvard, MA
Fruitlands Museum in Harvard Mass. seeks an experienced professional to serve as their next Director of Development. This is a full time position with competitive salary and benefits. This highly visible position is responsible for leading and managing all aspects of a comprehensive fundraising and donor stewardship program including strategic management, major gifts, corporate and foundation gifts, planned giving, annual gifts and development special events. The Director of Development serves as the primary liaison the Museum’s development committee and prepares and presents reports to the Museum’s Board of Directors. She/he also assists the Executive Director with the identification, nurturing, and coaching of development committee and board members. Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree required, advanced studies preferred • Proven track record at least 5 years of comprehensive Development experience including direct gift solicitation • A demonstrated commitment to lifelong learning is essential and CFRE certification is a plus • Strong organizational, administration, telephone, and interpersonal communications skills including experience developing and managing budgets • Skill in preparing written reports (including grant proposals) and presentations • Diplomatic approach to working with museum patrons and managing staff and volunteers • Self starter, flexible and able to respond to multiple demands • Direct experience in membership programs, preferably in art or history museums • Requires experience managing internal and external project team, as well as, familiarity with development software. Altru or Raiser’s Edge preferred • Customer service oriented See full description at http://www.fruitlands.org/employment To apply, submit letter of application and resume to: Wyona Lynch-McWhite Executive Director Fruitlands Museum wlynch-mcwhite@fruitlands.org Posted on: 07/31/2014

Education

Docent and Tour Programs Manager

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art Hartford, CT
Docent and Tour Programs Manager (full-time) Provide and supervise training program for active Docent Council with approximately 100 volunteers. Coordinate, present and prepare content and teaching resources on the permanent collection and special exhibitions. Work continually with docents to improve touring and teaching skills and cultivate expertise in all collection and audience areas. Coordinate docent appreciation and recognition. • Communicate all information impacting touring to docents. Establish and maintain positive, two-way communication with the docents, individually and collectively, to build their connection to the Museum and its educational programs, and to enhance their understanding of Museum educational goals and outcomes. • Manage docent-led tour programs in the galleries for preK-12 through university to adult audiences (including public drop-in tours, Austin House visits and curriculum-structured tours). Work with Group Visit Coordinator on tour and docent coordination to insure smooth scheduling and logistics. Skills, Knowledge and Abilities • Strong knowledge of museum education theory and practice as well as art history. • Experience developing and implementing training programs. • Skilled gallery teacher with excellent public speaking skills. Dedication to interactive and interdisciplinary teaching. • Evening and weekend hours required as necessary. Qualifications • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in art history, museum education, art education or related field. • Five years of experience teaching in museums or other informal educational settings. To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements by October 17 to HR@wadsworthatheneum.org. Visit www.thewadsworth.org for details.The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Posted on: 09/17/2014

Hall of Human Life Program Manager

Museum of Science Boston, MA
The Hall of Human Life (HHL) Program Manager will be responsible for developing and maintaining training strategies for HHL staff and volunteer interpreters, and will oversee the daily running of the HHL exhibition. S/He will work closely with the HHL Manager to educate, inform, and motivate both staff and volunteers to ensure an overall positive, educational and fun experience for MoS visitors. The position requires the candidate to be enthusiastic about the science and topics that surround human biology, health and technology. 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. The successful candidate will have a passion for learning and teaching about topics in HHL to all ages and supervise and educate staff and volunteers. This position is full-time, 40 hours/week, and will require one weekend day. To apply, please visit https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/138510-29458.html. The Museum of Science is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability Posted on: 09/16/2014

Curator of Education

Middlebury College Museum of Art Middlebury, VT
Responsible for the development, implementation, and management of the museum’s educational programs for diverse audiences including the Middlebury College community, general public, area schools, and the Museum Assistants Program [MAP]. Also responsible for oversight of museum education internships during the academic year and the development and implementation of a new startup program offering summer Museum internships for Middlebury students in area museums and art galleries. The Curator of Education will also work with Middlebury foreign language faculty to inaugurate use of the college Museum as a site for foreign language instruction. For complete job posting and to apply, visit https://middlebury.peopleadmin.com/postings/9540" title="apply for Curator of Education position at Middlebury College Museum of Art">https://middlebury.peopleadmin.com/postings/9540</a>. Posted on: 09/11/2014

Interpretive Planner

Connecticut Landmarks Hartford, CT
Connecticut Landmarks seeks a full-time Interpretive Planner for 12-18 month position. Thoughtful, energetic, entrepreneurial, creative strategic thinker and team player sought to oversee and lead the development and implementation of strategic interpretive plans for four of CTL’s five core properties. Proven experience with successful fund generation including participatory plan development, community building and community resource development required. Strong interest in the creative application of history and in forming proactive linkages between the key historic themes embodied by CTL’s properties and contemporary trends and interests a must. BA required, MA or nonprofit MBA preferred with a minimum of 5 to 7 years of experience. To apply, send resume, letter of interest, writing sample and 3 current references by September 26, 2014 to: Connecticut Landmarks, 59 South Prospect St, Hartford, CT 06106 or mary.cockram@ctlandmarks.org. Full job description at www.ctlandmarks.org. Posted on: 09/08/2014

Museum Docent

Greenwich Historical Society Cos Cob, CT
We are currently looking for part time docents for School Tours and the Visitor Center. School tours occur on the site Tuesday- Friday and our Visitor center is open Wed-Sun. Greenwich Historical Society Docents are educators trained to further the public's understanding of the rich cultural and historical collections of Bush-Holley Historic Site. Job Function • Develop and lead tours for school groups, ranging from kindergarten to sixth grade • Read and become familiar with the Museum Docent Manual. Learn the history of the Bush-Holley House historic site. Perform additional research as necessary • Attend monthly docent training sessions • Must be available March – June for School Tour busy season • Assist with public programs as needed Experience Requirements • Experience teaching children or adults • Enthusiasm for teaching art and history • Prior Museum experience a plus Starting wage is $10.00 per hour. Benefits include free admission to Bush-Holley House, exhibitions and select Historical Society events. Please send cover letter, resume and references to agreco@greenwichhistory.org. For more details about the site and this job posting please visit our website at http://greenwichhistory.org/employment.php Posted on: 09/05/2014

Director of Education and Visitor Experience

New Haven Museum CT
The New Haven Museum seeks an innovative, enthusiastic professional with demonstrated experience in museum education to develop and lead programs and initiatives that support and enhance the Museum’s role as a repository of local history and as an active center for exploring the people, places, and ideas that shaped the Elm City and informs its present. The Museum recently celebrated its 150th anniversary, gaining a heightened profile within the Greater New Haven area and around the state, and now requires a professional with the vision and capacity to define the role of education and outreach in an urban setting. The Director of Education develops and implements experiences and materials for diverse audiences on and off site and works collaboratively internally and with community partners. This individual reports to the Executive Director and is a member of the Museum’s senior management team. Requirements include Master’s degree in Education, American Studies, Public History, or Museum Studies. Three to five years of experience as a museum or arts educator, preferably in a supervisory capacity. Computer literacy, with understanding of social media and its use in promoting greater access to museum collections. Position is full time, with benefits. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. For a full position description listing responsibilities and required qualifications visit www.newhavenmuseum.org/about/jobs. To apply, send cover letter, résumé, and a list of three references in Word or pdf format to search@newhavenmuseum.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. No phone calls, please. EOE. Posted on: 08/27/2014

School Programs Museum Educator

Concord Museum Concord, MA
The Concord Museum seeks a dynamic and energetic educator to join the museum education team this fall. The Museum is currently piloting a new partnership with the Lowell Public Schools and needs additional educators to help launch this program as well as teach returning groups from other schools. Museum Educators teach curriculum-based lessons on many historical topics including Native American Archaeology, Colonial Life, and the Revolution. Teaching with museum objects and hands-on/minds-on activities, educators help students make personal connections to the past. School programs are mainly for grades 2-6 and Museum Educators lead activities both in the Museum galleries and classrooms. Educators also help to prepare classroom materials and clean spaces and equipment after programs. Programs run from September through June each year. Qualifications: B.A. in history, education or a related field; Background in museum education or classroom teaching is necessary; Experience working with inner-city students is desired; A strong interest in American history is preferred; The ability to work collaboratively and flexibly as part of a team is crucial; A flexible schedule with availability 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, $8.75/hour. Send a resume and cover letter to the Manager for Student, Group and Family Learning at cm1@concordmuseum.org. EOE. Posted on: 08/05/2014

Exhibits

No Exhibits positions are currently available.

Facilities

Facilities/Exhibits Maintenance Specialist

ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center Burlington, VT
The ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center (ECHO) seeks an experienced team player to provide facilities and exhibit maintenance, and occasional custodial services. ECHO resides in an energy-efficient LEED certified building. Work Schedule: Wed-Sat (four ten hour days); occasional after-hours work/OT required Excellent benefits include paid time off and health care. The position reports to the Director of Animal Care and Facilities. Essential skills/abilities: High School Diploma+ as well as two years of experience in facilities/exhibits. Experience with HVAC, plumbing, carpentry, finish work, and minor electrical and electronic repairs; physical ability to perform strenuous work; familiarity or ability to learn building software, a valid driver’s license.ECHO is an Equal Opportunity Employer Candidate process: Send cover letter and resume to: jobs@echovermont.org with Facilities/Exhibit Maintenance in the subject line or by snail mail to ECHO Facilities/Exhibit Maintenance Job Search, One College Street, Burlington, VT 05401. For more information on ECHO, visit our website at www.echovermont.org. Posted on: 09/11/2014

Facilities/Exhibits Maintenance Specialist

ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center Burlington, VT
The ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center (ECHO) seeks an experienced team player to provide facilities and exhibit maintenance, and occasional custodial services. ECHO resides in an energy-efficient LEED certified building. Schedule: Wed-Sat (four ten hour days); occasional after-hours work/OT required. Excellent benefits include paid time off and health care. The position reports to the Director of Animal Care and Facilities. Essential skills/abilities: experience with HVAC, plumbing, carpentry, finish work, and minor electrical and electronic repairs; physical ability to perform strenuous work; familiarity or ability to learn building software, a valid Vermont driver’s license. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to: jobs@echovermont.org with Facilities/Exhibit Maintenance in the subject line or by snail mail to ECHO Facilities/Exhibit Maintenance Job Search, One College Street, Burlington, VT 05401. For a detailed job description, visit our website at www.echovermont.org. Deadline for application: September 12, 2014. Posted on: 09/02/2014

Museum Store

No Museum Store positions are currently available.

Security

No Security positions are currently available.

Visitor Services

Data Analyst

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Boston, MA
Responsible for transforming diverse data into integrated, actionable customer intelligence and strategy through customer profiling and segmentation, data mining, predictive modeling, and decision and optimization models. Demonstrated success in describing behaviors, explaining relationships, making predictions, measuring performance, controlling outcomes, and optimizing actions is required. The Data Analyst position will play a key role in advancing the organization to a data-driven approach to solving problems, and will proactively provide consultation to internal business areas. Bachelor’s degree in related field required, 3 to 5 years of experience in a Data Analyst role. Highly motivated, able to work independently, with an analytical, logical, flexible, and creative approach to solving problems. Strong analytical and process-modeling skills, ability to apply problem-solving techniques to complex business scenarios are required, effective written and verbal communication skills for presenting results of data analysis and statistical models to all levels within the organization. Required computer skills include business intelligence and reporting software such as Tableau, Crystal Reports, SQL, as well as Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint). Please submit your cover letter and resume to: resumes@mfa.org. You may also submit your materials via postal mail to: Human Resources Department, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted. The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks diversity in its workforce. Posted on: 09/17/2014

Seasonal Visitor Services Specialist

Connecticut Science Center Hartford, CT
Visitor Services Specialists at the Connecticut Science Center set the tone for an exceptional visitor experience for all visitors by: welcoming them, educating them as to what the Science Center can mean for them, efficiently processing them at the Ticketing Area and points of entry, preparing them adequately and enthusiastically for their on site experience, and offering assistance, educational insights, and opportunities of inspiration to them throughout their visit. Visitor Services Specialists make the “customer centered” concept a daily reality in all interactions, decisions, and exchanges they make with all visitors. Visitor Services Specialists possess extensive knowledge about the Science Center and its programs, services, exhibits, and offerings as they relate to the unique needs and interests of diverse groups of visitors. To see full job description, go to http://www.ctsciencecenter.org/about/employment/. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to HR@CTScienceCenter.org and please reference “Visitor Staff Service Specialist - Seasonal” by Sunday, September 28, 2014. Posted on: 08/26/2014

Assistant Director of Visitor Services

Mystic Seaport Museum Mystic, CT
The purpose of the Assistant Director of Visitor Services position is to supervise the Visitor Reception Center and a staff of up to 25 individuals at a key point of sale and entry point for Museum visitors. The Assistant Director must work with the objective of ensuring a positive first impression through a culture of hospitality with excellent customer service and sound business practices. This is a regular, full-time position. Responsibilities: • Serves as system administrator for Patron’s Edge ticketing system • Implements admission policies and reporting and billing procedures • Responsible for all deposits, cash control, and money handling through the Visitor Reception Center • Responsible for generation and distribution of attendance and revenue reports • Sets staffing schedule for Visitor Services staff • Responsible for hiring, training, scheduling, and dismissal of Visitor Services staff • Updates and implements Visitor Services training manual • Monitors the replenishment and working order of all gate area visitor communications • Acts as the visitor representative in identifying museum visitor service and works to solve gaps • Handles visitor complaints Qualifications: • College degree and minimum of two years of supervisory /staff training experience • Direct visitor services experience in an attraction, retail, or the travel/leisure sector • Understanding of basic accounting and bookkeeping procedures • Word processing, spreadsheet, and database experience • Experience with Patron’s Edge or Blackbaud a plus To apply: Please send a resume, cover letter, and Mystic Seaport application (found at http://www.mysticseaport.org/wp-content/uploads/Employment-application.pdf) to human.resources@mysticseaport.org OR to Mystic Seaport PO Box 6000 Mystic, CT 06355 Attn: Human Resources. An EOE. Posted on: 08/13/2014

Volunteer Services

No Volunteer Services positions are currently available.

Other

Farm Specialist

Plimoth Plantation Plymouth, MA
Plimoth Plantation is a 17th-century living history museum depicting the lives of the Wampanoag communities and Plymouth, MA colonists. The Farm Specialist is a f-t/y-r position. The duties include maintaining and caring for Rare Breed Animals. Assisting in daily operation of the museum’s Farm Program, including colonial and modern agricultural exhibits, and occasional special programs and exhibits for audiences offsite, as well as at the museum. Help with building and maintaining livestock pens, holding areas, and suitable pasturage. Assist in feeding, grooming, and cleaning of animals and pens in the museum’s modern and colonial environments. Check on water for livestock, cleanliness and supply. Monitor livestock daily by observing and reporting changes in behavior (feed consumption, temperament, etc.) and physical changes that might indicate health concerns. Assist in training Colonial Interpretation staff in livestock care, and work methods that are both safe and historically-appropriate for effective interpretation of early 17th–century agriculture and animal husbandry in New England. Some knowledge of 17th-century agricultural practices and animal husbandry, experience with livestock, poultry, or field crops; willingness to learn other facets of farming. Interest in and appreciation for 17th-century English, American, Native American and European history. Ability to teach others about the work that is being performed. Willingness to learn first-person interpretation at a proficient level. Please send resume and cover letter to: Sue Haverstock, shaverstock@plimoth.org or complete an online application from museum website www.plimoth.org/jobs. Posted on: 09/09/2014

Post Production Photography Assistant

RISD Museum Providence, RI
This position is part of a four-year Mellon grant funded project which will explore the interplay between museum objects and their digital representatives. The grant supports two faculty Teaching Fellows, one from Brown and one from RISD and two photography-related positions (one at each school, 20 hours a week, two year term). The Post-production Photography Assistant (PPPA) will assist the Museum Photographer with file processing, entering image metadata, and archiving digital assets using existing best practices in digital imaging, digital preservation, and digital asset and information management for cultural heritage materials. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in photography, or related discipline, with a minimum of two years’ experience in the areas of digital imaging, image management, digital archives, or managing large quantities of digital assets. Experience in a museum, archive and/or library environment; familiarity with cultural heritage information standards a plus. Apply through the RISD on-line Human Resources jobs application system at RISD.ORG and attach an application letter, a resume (with dates of positions held), and contacts for three references Portfolios may be submitted either via a web link or to the tab marked "Other Document" in PDF format, not exceed 2 MB in size. Posted on: 09/08/2014

Business Manager

Concord Museum Concord, MA
The Concord Museum seeks a dedicated and experienced Business Manager, who is responsible for the financial management of the Museum as well as related business affairs of the organization, including human resources, buildings and grounds, and the Museum Shop. College degree required; MBA or CPA preferred. Three to six years related experience. Please send a letter of interest, resume, and the names of three references to: cm1@concordmuseum.org. No phone calls, please. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For a full position listing, please see: http://www.concordmuseum.org/employment-opportunities.php Posted on: 09/05/2014

Staff Associate/Gallery Education Associate

massachusetts College of Art and Design Boston, MA
The Sandra and David Bakalar Gallery and the Stephen D. Paine Gallery at Massachusetts College of Art and Design are home to the largest free contemporary art space in New England. The galleries showcase dynamic and thought-provoking contemporary art exhibitions by emerging to established artists. The Gallery Education Associate: • Oversees all administrative aspects of gallery education programs • Coordinates recruitment, orientation, weekly meetings, and evaluation of the Gallery Attendant Program • Assists with curriculum development, classroom and gallery teaching, recruitment, and visits to partner schools for the Looking to Learn Program • Helps with curriculum development and planning, including art-making activities in collaboration with Art Education faculty and students for biannual Family Day • Assists with teaching in the galleries as needed • Collaborates with MassArt departments, faculty, and staff to develop gallery education initiatives, professional development offerings, internships, and/or special projects • Coordinates outreach, marketing, and interpretation materials for Gallery Education programs and works to enhance program visibility both within and outside the college • Aids conception, development, and execution of new program ideas • Assists Curator of Education with formal evaluations and assessments • Maintains relevant webpage content • Accountable for ensuring that affirmative action, equal opportunity and diversity are integrally tied to all actions and decisions for which they are responsible and that fall within the scope of the Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Diversity Plan • Other duties as assigned Review of applications will begin on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. PLEASE APPLY ON OUR WEBSITE: http://careers.massart.edu/postings/228 Posted on: 09/03/2014

Digital Media Specialist

Hood Museum of Art Hanover, NH
The Digital Media Specialist is a key member of the communications team and is responsible for digital museum initiatives across multiple platforms, including the digital asset management system, the website, and the collections database, as well as communications related to those platforms with museum and College stakeholders and College and external vendors. This is a two-year term position. For a full job description and for instructions on how to apply, please visit the Dartmouth College jobs web site at https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/search and enter position number 1010533. Posted on: 08/26/2014

Museum Manager/Curator

Battleship Cove Fall River, MA
The Marine Museum at Fall River seeks an experienced and enthusiastic museum professional to run the day to day management of this newly revitalized museum on Fall River’s Waterfront. Reporting initially to the Board of Directors, the Manager will be responsible for all aspects of operations including budgeting and financial controls, fund raising, programming and exhibition development. Organizing the collections and research service is an essential part of the job. The Manager will be responsible for managing two temporary staff as well the large group of support volunteers. The person in post must be highly organized and have excellent communication skills in writing and verbally. They will be able to develop the emerging partnership with Battleship Cove as well as with other organizations nearby. Experience recruiting, organizing and managing volunteers as well as working in a multi-tasking museum environment is essential. Applicants should be able to demonstrate a proven record and success in grant writing and fundraising. The ability to organize and execute well planned events and activities for raising funds and endowment resources is a critical need. Knowledge and an interest in maritime history and the Fall River Line desirable. Prospective applicants should contact Battleship Cove for an application and return the completed form with covering letter stating salary requirements no later than Friday 12 September to: ATTN: Sue Couitt Battleship Cove 5 Water Street Fall River MA 02721 For application info call 508 678 1100 ext 102 Email: suec@battleshipcove.org Posted on: 08/25/2014