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Administrative/Director

Executive Director

The Providence Athenaeum Providence, RI
The Providence Athenaeum, an independent, member-supported library and cultural center in Providence, Rhode Island, seeks an innovative leader to serve as its Executive Director. One of the oldest cultural institutions in the city, the Athenaeum serves the greater Providence community and a membership of about 1000. We seek a candidate with strong executive skills who will support and inspire the work of its experienced staff and strengthen our collaborative relationships with peer cultural institutions. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director oversees and implements the library’s institutional vision and all day-to-day operations, including the preservation of its landmark 1838 building and extensive collections. The successful candidate must demonstrate a proven record of institutional leadership and fundraising skills, and hold an advanced degree in library science, museum studies, public administration, or equivalent degree. For a complete description of the position, its responsibilities, and our library, visit: http://www.providenceathenaeum.org/news/directorsearch.html. To apply, email a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and salary history to: edsearch@provath.org. All materials must be received by May 26, 2015. Posted on: 04/24/2015

Assistant Director

Aidron Duckworth Art Museum Meriden, NH
The Aidron Duckworth Art Museum is seeking an experienced and creative individual to serve as Assistant Director. This part-time, hourly position is 14 hours per week during the Museum’s open hours (Friday- Sunday). The person in this position will assist with day-to-day operations of the museum, including organization of information, coordination with existing staff and board, identification and implementation of communication and fundraising strategies, and the transition to a new directorship. Strong written, verbal, interpersonal, and technological (i.e. social media) communication skills are necessary, as is a strong interest in art, especially in regards to the collection held by the ADAM. Experience in administration, organizational leadership, or development is preferred. To apply send a cover letter and resume to info@aidronduckworthmuseum.org. Posted on: 04/14/2015

Executive Director

Wood Memorial Library & Museum South Windsor, CT
The Executive Director’s post is a salaried, part-time position, requiring an estimated three days a week, including Mondays and Thursdays when the library is open and frequent evening and weekend events. The Executive Director will supervise four paid part-time staff members and an active corps of volunteers. The Board sees the institution as poised to grow and seeks an outgoing, energetic individual who can lead the organization to regional recognition. Required skills: Proven ability to fund raise, including writing and securing grants; strong leadership and organizational skills; knowledge of non-profit business and management principles; professional, courteous presence in working with varied constituencies: patrons, volunteers, donors, staff, Board, and the public; ability to work effectively under pressure while handling numerous projects; excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills; and facility with technology, especially social media. Preferred qualifications: master’s degree in Nonprofit Management, Business Administration, or a related field, and experience in museum and/or library administration, with a focus on history, arts, music, or related fields. Salary: Commensurate with experience. To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, recent salary history, and three references with contact information to presidentwoodboard@gmail.com. The Wood Memorial Library and Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates must be willing to submit to a background check. Full description at: http://bit.ly/1GDnYbA Posted on: 04/13/2015

SITE MANAGER

Connecticut Landmarks Bethlehem, CT
Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden, Bethlehem, CT. Owned & operated by Connecticut Landmarks – Connecticut’s largest statewide heritage organization – & situated on 10 acres adjacent to the 80-acre Bethlehem Land Trust property, the Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden, home of Jonathan Edward’s prize student Great-Awakening Preacher Joseph Bellamy & philanthropist & social activist Caroline Ferriday, features the house & barns, a noteworthy plant & tree collection & the Ferriday’s formal parterre garden. Connecticut Landmarks seeks a dynamic, entrepreneurial leader to take this exceptional site to its next level of growth. Reporting to CTL’s Executive Director, the Site Manager’s primary responsibilities are to develop & execute new earned income opportunities which leverage the site’s assets & lead the site to financial sustainability, increased relevance & audience growth. The Site Manager will provide strategic leadership; hire & manage seasonal site staff; develop successful adult & youth volunteer & school programs; work closely with CTL’s Central Office staff on marketing, fundraising, special event & outreach activities; build productive relationships with staff, volunteers, businesses & community stakeholders locally & regionally; & responsible for budget preparation; operations, program, personnel & financial management; business development including museum store & facility rental growth; & audience growth. Looking for self-starter w/excellent time management & organizational skills; programmatic creativity; creative vision; financial acumen & enthusiasm; independent judgment; collaborative working style; can-do attitude & positive outlook; strong computer & customer service skills; & expertise in strengthening the site’s funding model to achieve financial sustainability. Qualified applicants, please submit letter of interest & relevant skills/experience, résumé, & cover letter to: LILLIAN.TOLLER@CTLANDMARKS.ORG Posted on: 04/07/2015

Curatorial Assistant

deCordova Sculpture Park and M Lincoln, MA
DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum’s Curatorial Department seeks a Curatorial Assistant to provide support for the daily and long-term operations of the department which include organizing and implementing contemporary art exhibitions, programming the Sculpture Park, and managing the permanent collection. The Curatorial Assistant will work closely with the entire department but report to the Deputy Director for Curatorial Affairs and Chief Curator. Responsibilities involve organizing and maintaining exhibition and collection files; conducting research on the permanent collection and upcoming curatorial projects; facilitating communication with artists, curators, and lenders concerning production, installation and documentation of exhibitions; assisting with the preparation of exhibition labels and checklists; editing copy and obtaining reproductions for publications; assisting with the preparation of presentations and other materials for internal and external meetings and events; assisting with design and marketing projects; and other department duties as needed. Qualifications: BA (MA preferred) in Art History, Arts Administration, or Curatorial/Museum Studies and/or significant experience in arts-related non-profit. At least 2 years of office and/or museum experience; Excellent organizational, communications, and interpersonal skills; Exceptional attention to detail; Ability to multitask and respond quickly; Skilled in editing and design; Mastery of Microsoft Office Suite software; Proficiency in InDesign and Photoshop preferred; Working knowledge of museum database systems a plus; Understanding of and high level of interest in contemporary art; Team player with a positive attitude. Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter, and any additional relevant materials to scataldo@decordova.org, 51 Sandy Pond Road, Lincoln, MA 01773, ATTN: Curatorial Assistant. Posted on: 04/02/2015

Director of Finance & Administration

ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center Burlington, VT
ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain is seeking an innovative and strategic team member to serve as Director of Finance & Administration. This full time, salaried position leads the management and oversight of ECHO’s administrative, financial and accounting systems consistent with the institution’s mission of promoting and enhancing stewardship of the Lake Champlain Basin. The position reports to the Executive Director and works closely with ECHO’s senior staff and Board of Directors to strengthen ECHO’s long term financial sustainability. Please go to our website for complete Job Descriptions and Candidate Qualifications: http://bit.ly/ECHOjobs ECHO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes resumes from individuals who will contribute to our diversity. Send resume and cover letter to ECHO Job Search. Please put Director of Finance & Administration in the subject line of email and send to: jobs@echovermont.org. Application Deadline is Friday, April 17, 2015 Posted on: 04/01/2015

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

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

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

Collections

Chief Conservator

The Preservation Society of Newport County Newport, RI
The Preservation Society of Newport County seeks a full-time Chief Conservator to join our team. The Chief Conservator is responsible for supervising and performing conservation services including assessment, treatment, subcontracting and advisory expertise for The Preservation Society of Newport County’s collection of 11 historic museum buildings (seven designated National Historic Landmarks) and 60,000+ collections objects dating from antiquity to the mid-20th century. The collection includes a range of significant materials including paintings, furniture, fabrics, outdoor sculpture, ceramics, lighting and metals. The Chief Conservator will ensure that collection care abides by the Code of Ethics of the American Institute for the Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC), as well as conforms to all relevant AAM and Secretary of Interior’s standards and guidelines. The Chief Conservator will represent the Preservation Society at professional conferences, public lectures and programs and through publications. The Chief Conservator reports to the Director of Museum Affairs and collaborates with other departments in the care and display of the museum collections and historic houses. This is an opportunity for a mid career conservator to work on a significant collection in historic Newport, RI. For more information regarding job responsibilities and required qualifications please visit our website at www.newportmansions.org. Posted on: 04/09/2015

Director, Maritime Gallery

Mystic Seaport Mystic, CT
The Director is responsible for the overall direction, management, operations, and sales of the Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport. Founded in 1979, it is the nation’s foremost contemporary marine art gallery specializing in painting, sculpture, scrimshaw, and ship models. In addition to Gallery management, the Director develops art events and educational programs for the Museum. The Director oversees all day-to-day Gallery operations to insure the successful handling, exhibition, and sales procedures for artworks on display. Operations: • Plan, organize, install, and manage 4-5 yearly on-site marine art exhibitions and at off-site locations • Manage Gallery’s exhibit space insuring professional handling and installation • Maintain and secure all consigned art for sale including all client correspondence records • Maintain and grow Gallery Patron program through ongoing events, correspondence, annual dues • Plan and develop brochures, invitations, postcards, and banners to promote exhibitions • Plan and run the annual fall Black Tie Awards Gala for International Maritime Art exhibition Qualifications: • BFA or MFA preferred; minimum of 3 years Gallery Management experience required • Proven records in sales and client development • Knowledge of the contemporary marine art marketplace, artists, and exhibition/gallery best practices • Excellent planning, organizing and coordination of all Gallery related programs and special events • Strong oral, written, computer skills • This is a full-time position and requires flexibility for additional hours based on the needs of the gallery To apply: please submit an 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 Posted on: 04/07/2015

Curator of Collections

Litchfield Historical Society Litchfield, CT
The Litchfield Historical Society in Litchfield Connecticut is seeking a Curator of Collections. Reporting to the director, the Curator of Collections is responsible for the overall organization and management of the Litchfield Historical Society’s museum collection including collections development; database management; and exhibition research, design, and implementation. The position requires strong interpersonal skills and a professional, friendly demeanor. The Curator of Collections must be self-motivated, have excellent research, writing, and communications skills, and be able to effectively work as part of a team. The position is full time and will require occasional evening and weekend work. Qualifications: MA in history, material culture museum studies or related area with experience in collections management, research and exhibition development. The full position description is posted at http://litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org/about/opportunities.php Please send a letter of application, resume and references to Catherine Fields at cfields@litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org. Posted on: 04/06/2015

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

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

Development and Marketing

Vice President, Development

Boston Children's Museum Boston, MA
Boston Children’s Museum (BCM) is a leader in early learning, a destination for young families, an advocate for the well-being of children, and an innovator in informal learning and school readiness. The Museum seeks a talented advancement professional for the position of Vice President of Development to lead and grow an ambitious fundraising and community engagement program. The Vice President (VP) will partner with visionary staff and volunteer leadership to craft and implement a comprehensive development plan that will enable the Museum to fully meet its cultural and educational mission. The VP will serve as chief strategist for fundraising and build on the Museum’s solid foundation to increase philanthropic and membership revenue for the Museum for innovative programming and community engagement and will also manage a portfolio of major gift prospects. For more information, visit http://www.developmentguild.com/current-executive-searches. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume in confidence to BostonChildrensMuseum@developmentguild.com. Posted on: 04/23/2015

Development Officer

Connecticut HIstorical Society Hartford, CT
This new full-time position at the Connecticut Historical Society is an opportunity to raise funds from individuals, corporations and other organizations under the mentorship of the Chief Development Officer. This is an office and field position that requires frequent travel within Connecticut. Full details can be found at http://chs.org/job-internship/development-officer/. The Connecticut Historical Society is a private, not-for-profit museum, library, research and educational center. Our mission is to connect you and the story of Connecticut. Founded in 1825, the Connecticut Historical Society houses an extensive and comprehensive Connecticut-related collection of manuscripts, printed material, artifacts and images that document social, cultural, and family history. Posted on: 04/21/2015

Development Department Assistant

Bruce Museum CT
Bruce Museum (www.brucemuseum.org) seeks a FT staff member to support the administrative functions of the Development Department, reporting to the Director of Development & Institutional Advancement. Responsibilities: Gift entry into database & gift acknowledgement in a timely manner; letter preparation; department file maintenance; organization of department mailings, including the annual fund; generate weekly reports; assist department team; work on and at all events, benefits, openings; occasional admission desk support; Annual Report support; meeting minutes as needed. Evening and weekend work as needed. Requirements: high level of skills required for data entry, mail merge, list management and invitation design; strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and database experience; Raiser’s Edge experience preferred; excellent organizational skill/great attention to detail; ability to prioritize/manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously; strong verbal and written communication skills; discretion necessary; strong team player who is able to take direction and see projects through from start to completion. To apply: resume and cover letter to: development@brucemuseum.org; fax (203) 869-0963; mail: Development Ad; Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Drive, Greenwich CT 06830. No phone calls, please. Posted on: 04/14/2015

Director of Annual Giving

Portland Museum of Art Portland, ME
The Portland Museum of Art (PMA) is searching for a Director of Annual Giving to work under the direction of the Director of Development, to manage the PMA’s leadership membership programs and a portfolio of annual giving prospects capable of increasing museum support. The Director of Annual Giving works collaboratively with museum staff and volunteers to ensure the PMA’s success in building strong constituent relationships and the 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: 04/13/2015

Director of Communications

The Children's Museum of New Hampshire Dover, NH
The Children’s Museum of New Hampshire is seeking a full-time Director of Communications. This position is salaried with benefits and reports to the President. The Communications Director is responsible for building and promoting the Museum’s identity and visibility in the region. This involves generating positive publicity and high-profile coverage in regional media as well as social media platforms. It also includes honing our message to the community and promoting the Museum experience through multi-media projects and strategic partnerships. Third, the Communications Director is responsible for driving revenue through admissions, programs, and fundraisers. Qualifications and Requirements: BA or BS degree required, Minimum 3 to 5 years progressively responsible marketing or advertising experience, Staff supervision experience, Demonstrated experience developing and managing integrated multi-channel marketing plans, Strong verbal and written communications and project management skills, Must be a strong team player, well organized, and detail oriented, Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite programs including Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Experience in digital marketing including social media and website management, Experience in tourism development an asset, Experience with Adobe Creative Suite programs a plus. A full job description can be found on our website: http://www.childrens-museum.org. Qualified applicants please send your resume and cover letter, including salary expectations, to sarah@childrens-museum.org by Friday, May 8th; indicate the job title “Communications Director” in the subject line. Only those applicants who meet our requirements for this position and include salary expectations in their cover letter will be contacted. The Children’s Museum of New Hampshire is an equal opportunity employer. Posted on: 04/10/2015

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

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

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

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

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

Education

Director of Education & Public Programs

Cape Ann Museum Gloucester, MA
The Director of Education and Public Programs oversees the development and implementation of public programs offered in accordance with the Museum’s mission and in conjunction with the Museum collections. In partnership with the Director and staff, duties include: Development and implementation of the Museum’s annual calendar of programs for adults/children including the design and oversight of programs associated with exhibitions and the permanent collection (artist talks, lectures, walking tours, films and other interpretive programs) that illuminate Cape Ann art and history; Collaboration with community organizations in program development related to Museum’s mission; Serving as community liaison with the press and public; Responsible for writing press releases/program promotion; Responsible for grant writing to support programs; Oversight of the production of Museum’s educational publications; Management and oversight of the Education Committee; Supervision of Education Coordinator, interns and volunteers, as needed; Other duties, as required. Advanced degree in American History/American Art/Museum Studies or related. Excellent communication, presentation and research skills. Experience in grant writing and fundraising desirable. Knowledge of Cape Ann community/history/art, preferable. IT literate and experience with technology-driven museum learning. Must be task oriented, detailed, and able to work on multiple projects simultaneously. Proven ability to exercise diplomacy, discretion, confidentiality, and good judgment. FT salaried position, must be able to work Tuesday through Saturday, and evenings/Sundays as required for programs. 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: 04/23/2015

Museum Tour Guide

The Gibson House Museum Boston, MA
The Gibson House Museum is currently looking for part-time guides. Candidates should feel comfortable with public speaking and have a strong interest in history, architecture, or decorative arts. The Museum is open Wed.- Sun. and tours are offered at 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00 p.m. Guide schedules are flexible. Located in Boston’s Back Bay, the Gibson House Museum is a time capsule of daily life during the mid-nineteenth to early twentieth centuries, reflecting three generations of Gibson family occupancy (1859–1954). Since 1957, it has been operated as a house museum, displaying four floors of Victorian and Edwardian decorative arts. The Gibson House is a National Historic Landmark and is registered on the Massachusetts State Register of Historic Places. The position pays $35/day. Hours are 12:30-4:15. Responsibilities include opening and closing the museum. Posted on: 04/21/2015

Assistant Education Director

Museum Institute for Teaching Science (MITS) Quincy, MA
MITS is a not-for profit corporation whose mission is to promote the teaching of participatory, inquiry-based science, mathematics and technology/engineering education at the K-12 levels in partnership with museums and other non-profit organizations. MITS provides Professional Development programs and resources for K-12 formal and informal educators. This is a full time position based in Quincy, MA with some travel throughout Massachusetts. Job Responsibilities Develop, implement, and coordinate Professional Development Institutes for K-12 educators Assist with development, implementing and managing: Professional Development Seminar Series for MITS partner organizations and Customized School Services Organize and present professional development workshops, conference presentations and other presentations for teachers, museum educators and informal educators Work with MITS Lead Educators to coordinate logistics, registration, marketing and record keeping for Summer Professional Development Institutes and workshops Serve as the liaison for MITS to institutes of high education providing credit for MITS institutes Market and promote MITS programs and resources Assist with mailings, record keeping and other office tasks as required Qualifications Masters Degree in education, science or related field Formal and/or informal teaching experience using inquiry based, hands-on methods Excellent writing, editing, and verbal communication skills Ability to work both independently and in a team Knowledge of national and Massachusetts education standards, and STEM initiatives Program management experience Willingness to travel to meetings throughout MA To apply, send cover letter and resume to Sandra Ryack-Bell, Executive Director, MITS, 1354 Hancock St., Ste. 302, Quincy, MA 02169, 617-328-1515 or to mits@mits.org. MITS is an equal opportunity employer. Posted on: 04/16/2015

Museum Education Specialist II

Maine State Museum Augusta, ME
The Maine State Museum in Augusta, Maine is advertising a full-time Museum Education Specialist II position. The Maine State Museum is currently open five days a week; the position would be required to work some weekend and evening hours. The position is responsible for developing and implementing innovative, engaging, and relevant gallery experiences for a wide range of visitors. This position assists in training staff and volunteers; assists with the day-to-day operations of the museum public spaces and admission desk; and the development of special event. A well-qualified candidate is proficient in interdisciplinary, object-based teaching as well as interpretive writing, curriculum development, and the design of hands-on activities; knowledgeable of current inquiry-based pedagogy and teaching strategies; and has an interest in digital technologies and media for use in online and in-house interpretative projects. Individuals with a natural science and/or STEM backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply. For additional information about the position, as well as additional representative tasks, knowledge, and skills required, visit the General Government Service Center website at http://www.maine.gov/fps/opportunities/ and click on the position “Museum Education Specialist II Full-Time (40 hours weekly).” Qualified candidates should send a resume, direct hire application, and letter of interest to Tammy Sturtevant, HR Generalist, General Gov. Service Center, 74 State House Station, Augusta, Maine 04333-0074, (207) 624-7415 or email applications to dafsdirecthire@maine.gov by April 24, 2015. Direct Hire applications are available at the General Government Service Center in Augusta, all Maine Career Center Offices, and on the General Government Service Center website. Posted on: 04/13/2015

Hall of Human Life Program Presenter (Two Shifts Available)

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. For more information and to apply, please visit this page: https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/197382-29458.html EEO/M/F/V/D Posted on: 04/07/2015

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

Director of Programs & Exhibits

ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center Burlington, VT
ECHO’s mission is to educate and delight people about the Ecology, Culture, History, and Opportunity for stewardship of the Lake Champlain Basin. ECHO is a dynamic, nationally acclaimed, lake aquarium and science center committed to engaging diverse public audiences and providing experiential, relevant and lifelong educational experiences for all our guests. ECHO is part of the Leahy Center for Lake Champlain, a waterfront campus partnership between the University of Vermont Ecosystem Lab and Vessel, Lake Champlain Sea Grant, Lake Champlain Basin Program, and the Lake Champlain Navy Memorial. The Director of Programs & Exhibits leads the planning and implementation of exhibit and education initiatives at ECHO, both within the facility and outside to the broader community consistent with the institution’s mission of promoting and enhancing stewardship of the Lake Champlain Basin. The successful candidate will be a hands-on and participative manager with a strong background in education and exhibits in a mission-focused environment. The position reports to the Executive Director and works closely with ECHO’s senior staff and Board of Directors to strengthen ECHO’s educational impact. For a full job description and list of candidate qualifications, please go to: http://www.echovermont.org/aboutus/jobs.html Posted on: 04/01/2015

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

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

Museum Interpreter

Connecticut Landmarks Hartford, CT
Nathan Hale Homestead, Coventry, CT 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

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

Exhibits

Strandbeest Interpreters/Operators

Peabody Essex Museum Salem, MA
We are seeking highly motivated and communicative Gallery Interpreters/Operators to provide a wide range of experiences related to the demonstration, use, access, maintenance, and care of the museum's temporary exhibition, Strandbeest: The Dream Machines of Theo Jansen. This exhibition runs from September 19, 2015 – January 3, 2016 and features kinetic sculptures that can be self-propelled by an air compressor. Successful candidates will work closely with several departments to facilitate the audience experience, maintain the gallery, operate the Strandbeests during demonstrations, interact with visitors and perform preventative maintenance and repairs in preparation for movement experiments. Training for this position will be required in July and August, dates to be determined, as well as trainings with the artist August 31 through September 11. Candidates must be comfortable conversing with the public and working with kinetic sculptures that require mechanical operation, hands-on tinkering and improvisation. Excellent problem solving skills, attention to detail, ability to remain calm in unpredictable situations, basic knowledge of engineering and mechanics, ability to work with power and hand tools and an air compressor are required. Interest in engineering, contemporary art and presentation skills preferred. Experience in education, customer service, and operating or repairing machinery preferred. Museum experience and a degree in related field preferred. Standing and ability to lift 50 lbs required. 16+ hours per week Tues. through Sun. Extended hours for special programming may apply. Email resume, cover letter and salary requirements, to jobs@pem.org or mail to Human Resources, Peabody Essex Museum, East India Square, Salem, MA 01970-3783. Posted on: 04/15/2015

Assistant Curator for Exhibitions and Research

Peabody Essex Museum Salem, MA
The Peabody Essex Museum, one of the most dynamic art museums in the nation, is seeking a highly talented Assistant Curator to join PEM’s Exhibitions and Research Team. The position supports PEM curators in developing exhibitions, researching, managing and implementing curatorial aspects of exhibitions and their related publications, and interpretive materials. The position also supports curators in other areas such as collection development, acquisition research, and institutional advancement. The successful candidate collaborates across museum departments with collection services, registration, and exhibition planning, conservation, and others on a variety of projects. The Assistant Curator must have a minimum of three years’ experience in a curatorial setting, preferably in an art museum, and experience coordinating multiple projects at one time. Familiarity with rights and reproductions procedures is also desirable. The ability to work independently and strong project management skills are required as well as the ability to establish effective working relationships across several departments. Solid computer skills using Microsoft Office and the ability to work ARGUS are required. A BA in Art History, Museum Studies or related program or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required. PEM is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Interested candidates should submit their resumes with cover letters and salary requirements to jobs@pem.org, or by mail to Human Resources, Peabody Essex Museum, East India Square, Salem, MA 01970-3783. Posted on: 04/15/2015

Facilities

No Facilities positions are currently available.

Museum Store

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Security

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Visitor Services

Volunteer Guide Coordinator and Site Manager for the Jeremiah Lee Mansion

Marblehead Museum Marblehead, MA
The Marblehead Museum is a private, non-profit museum located in Marblehead's historic district. The Museum's mission is to preserve, protect and promote Marblehead's unique history. One of the Museum's three properties, the Jeremiah Lee Mansion is an outstanding example of colonial Georgian architecture. It is open for guided tours from June through October. The Volunteer Guide Coordinator and Site Manager schedules and supervises over 40 volunteer guides, providing training and enrichment. The Site Manager coordinates outside cleaning help, supports garden club volunteers and assists with events in the Lee Mansion. The Site Manager is knowledgeable about principles and practices of historic interpretation, as well as facility management. Able to communicate effectively orally and in writing. The Site manager reports to the Museum Director and is supported by a professional staff. The successful candidate will have education and experience equivalent to a Bachelors degree in history, museum education or a closely related field, and experience in museum or historic site interpretation and management. The position is part time and seasonal, 20 hours per week May 15-November 15, including Saturdays. Some off season hours possible. To apply, and for further information, send a current resume with cover letter to: Pam Peterson, Director Marblehead Museum pampeterson@marbleheadmuseum.org Applications must be submitted by May 4, 2015 Posted on: 04/21/2015

Visitor Services Coordinator

Duxbury Rural and Historical Society Duxbury, MA
The Duxbury Rural and Historical Society (DRHS) seeks a part-time, summer employee to serve as Visitor Services Coordinator for its historic houses. The Visitor Services Coordinator is responsible for daily activity at the King Caesar House (1809) and the Bradford House (1808) as it pertains to providing a positive experience for visitors. This position reports directly to the Curator, and involves extensive communication with the public, with office staff, and with volunteer docents. Duties include, but are not limited to: opening and closing the museums according to protocol; basic housekeeping; greeting the public; running the introductory video presentation; handling ticket and book sales; offering tours as required; supervising small, private rental activity on adjacent park land. The required hours are Thursdays (9:45-2:30), Fridays (9:45-4:30) and Saturdays (9:45-4:30), from June 27-August 31; preference will be given to applicants who can accommodate an additional hour before or after their house schedule, to accommodate rental activity. The successful applicant is also expected to attend several hours of paid training sessions scheduled before opening date, on June 11 and 12th. Requirements: some college education or equivalent work experience; experience working with the public or customer relations; reliable transportation to work and between buildings; comfort working within a historic house environment. Preferred qualifications: familiarity with Duxbury and its history; some education in history/museum studies, or related field; experience in a museum or visitor services setting. Interested candidates should confirm their availability for the required dates, and then send their resume, cover letter and three references by e-mail to emcgough@duxburyhistory.org. Posted on: 04/21/2015

Seasonal Visitor Services Specialist

Connecticut Science Center Hartford, CT
With 165+ hands-on exhibits, a state-of-the-art 3D digital theater, four educational labs, plus daily programs and events, the Connecticut Science Center offers endless exploration for children, teens, and adults. From physics to forensics, geology to astronomy, visitors have the sciences at their fingertips. The Connecticut Science Center is looking for Seasonal Visitor Services Specialist (June 23, 2015 - September 6, 2015). These are non-exempt, hourly positions who will report to the Director of Visitor Services. For the full job description, please go to https://www.ctsciencecenter.org/about/employment/ The Connecticut Science Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer Posted on: 04/13/2015

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

Volunteer Services

No Volunteer Services positions are currently available.

Other

Photographer

Northeast Document Conservation Center Andover, MA
The Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) is hiring a full-time photographer to join the Imaging Services department. (www.nedcc.org) The successful candidate will be joining a team of experienced and productive photographers, and will benefit from working alongside conservators and specialists dedicated to the treatment and care of the range of objects the Imaging Services department digitizes. The Photographer will be charged principally with the digital reformatting of the extensive, diverse and unique collections held by NEDCC’s institutional and private clients. These include virtually all photographic media, particularly nitrate, acetate, and glass-plate negatives, X-ray film, and daguerreotypes; bound and loose manuscript material; rare books and illuminated manuscripts; and oversized items such as maps and blueprints. To this end, the Imaging Services department utilizes medium format and SLR digital camera systems; copystands; custom stations for imaging oversized, transmissive, and bound materials; Broncolor strobes; a GE X-ray film scanner; Epson wide format printers; Eizo displays; and a color managed workflow. While we are primarily Mac-based we also use PCs. To apply, please send a PDF file containing cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to: Terrance D’Ambrosio, NEDCC Director of Imaging Services: tdambrosio@nedcc.org. Posted on: 04/21/2015

Benefits & Special Projects Coordinator

Museum of Science Boston, MA
Benefits & Special Projects Coordinator Museum of Science, Boston www.mos.org Innovation and creativity come from the unique perspectives of a diverse staff. We value your perspective. SUMMARY STATEMENT: Coordinates and administrates, with oversight by the Program Manager Benefits & Compensation, the Museum's benefits program including reconciliation of monthly insurance bills, as well as generating individual benefits packets for new staff, meeting staff to explain benefits, and assisting in the Open Enrollment Process. Responsibilities also include utilizing Fidelity's Plan Sponsor Web for employee data transfer and working with the Museum's Workers Compensation carrier. Also responsible for various special projects throughout the Museum including coordinating the Wellness Program, liaising with Information Technology to assure integrity of database(s), as well as coordinating the Museum's service award program and the employee recognition program. In addition, maintains and updates Museum organizational charts and handbooks and occasionally facilitates an orientation module for new staff. For more information and to apply, please visit: https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/211242-29458.html EEO/M/F/V/D Posted on: 04/16/2015

Office Manager- Part Time

Museum of American Bird Art at Mass Audubon Canton, MA
The Museum of American Bird Art (MABA) seeks an energetic, organized and team-oriented office manager. The museum presents exhibitions by internationally recognized artists and an array of education programs for all ages as well as a vibrant children’s summer camp. The Office Manager has diverse responsibilities, including key roles interacting with the public and managing smooth, well-organized operations throughout the museum. Two years experience and a BA or the equivalent required. Please see the full job posting at www.massaudubon.org/jobs. Send cover letter and resume to amontague@massaudubon.org. No phone calls please. Posted on: 04/13/2015

Lead .NET Developer and Solutions Architect

New England Historic Genealogical Society Boston, MA
Reporting to the Director of Digital Strategy, the Lead Developer will collaborate with the web team, business units and outside agencies to provide high quality enterprise-wide solutions. The Lead Developer’s main area of focus will be enhancing and supporting a public-facing search application Position Responsibilities: • Provide application design guidance and consultation • Design, test and implement .Net solutions and web service solutions • Analyze highly complex business requirements and write technical specifications to design or redesign complex computer applications • Oversee testing and debugging of programs • Oversee quality assurance and user acceptance testing process • Run and monitor performance tests on new and existing software for the purposes of correcting mistakes, isolating areas for improvements, and general debugging • Document code development, user manuals and departmental technical procedures • Work with vendors and internal associates to resolve application issues Requirements: • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent experience with 4-6 years of development experience. • At least 3 years of recent experience with C# ASP.NET development, preferably in an e-commerce environment • Solid understanding of .NET 4.0, MVC 4.0, WCF, Transact SQL, and Object Oriented Programming • Experience with Elastic Search • Visual Studio 2008 or later • SQL Server 2008 or later • Strong Design principles to create robust, scalable and extensible solutions • Proven self-motivated team player with excellent communication skills and project management skills • Experience with Ektron CMS and CRMs such as Salesforce a plus • Fast, flexible, cooperative work style with ability to reprioritize Please email resume and compelling cover letter to: Michelle Major, Human Resources Coordinator, mmajor@nehgs.org Posted on: 04/08/2015

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

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