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Senior Vice President for Curatorial Affairs

Mystic Seaport:The Museum of American and The Sea Mystic, CT
Mystic Seaport seeks a Senior Vice President for Curatorial Affairs. The Vice President will direct exhibition and research programming for the Seaport. Successful candidates will possess proven record of achievement as a curator, strategic leader, staff manager, and program innovator. A full position profile may be found at Interested applicants should submit résumé, cover letter, and three references to the consulting firm retained for this search. Management Consultants for the Arts, Inc. Mystic Search Attn: Linda Sweet or Bill Appleton By email: Posted on: 10/09/2015

Executive Director

Martha's Vineyard Museum Edgartown, MA
The Martha’s Vineyard Museum Board of Directors seeks a proven leader to be its next Executive Director. Having recently purchased the historic Marine Hospital site in Vineyard Haven to be its new home, the Museum is in the midst of an exciting and significant transformation. It is continuing to expand its programs, exhibitions and educational activities targeted to the residents and visitors of Martha’s Vineyard. He/she will lead all day to day operations during this pivotol period, providing motivational leadership organizationally, programmatically and financially, working with the Board of Directors, staff and island communities. This person must also be an experienced project manager participating in the design and execution of the new museum. He/she must be comfortable fundraising at all levels and have a strong appreciation and understanding of the unique history, cultures and art of Martha’s Vineyard. Advanced degree preferred. Full time residency on Martha’s Vineyard required. Salary commensurate with experience. Starting date: early 2016. To be considered, applicants should submit a cover letter stating qualifications, a resume, and three references including contact information by November 13, 2015 to MVM Search Committee, c/o Betsey Mayhew, For more details visit: Posted on: 10/08/2015

Executive Director

SEE Science Center Manchester, NH, NH
SEE Science Center is an interactive learning center established to promote the understanding, enjoyment and achievements of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Founded in 1986 by inventor Dean Kamen, SEE is located in 30,000 square feet in the Manchester Millyard, and enjoys more than 50,000 visitors annually. SEE is open 7 days a week. Each year thousands of NH children visit SEE on school field trips, take classes at the Technology and Innovation Academy, attend SEE summer camps and partake in many other programs and services. We are the home to the largest permanent LEGO display – the Millyard Project. SEE is an important educational cog in the southern NH community and has wide visibility locally and regionally. Skills/Experience: Energetic leader with a track record of achievement and 5+ years of non-profit/business senior management experience. Strong public speaking and communication skills, with the ability to maintain and build new partner and community relationships. Experienced in building/managing budgets, implementing new programs and driving an organization forward. Proven ability to develop funding sources that translates to new revenue. Experience working with the public. You will be the public face of SEE Science Center. Significant board development, marketing/branding and fiscal management experience desired. Bachelors/Masters degree preferred. Email cover letter, résumé, salary requirement, names/contact information for 3 references to: EOE. Posted on: 10/05/2015

Administrative Assistant/Bookkeeper

Rufus Porter Museum Bridgton, ME
The Rufus Porter Museum is looking for a part time (20/hrs./week, with flexibility) Administrative Assistant and Bookkeeper to assist the museum in their day to day operations. The main responsibilities of the position would include (but aren't limited to): responding to phone messages and emails, ordering office supplies and maintaining museum office space, managing member and donor information, handling the renewal process, coordinating Board and Committee meetings, recording deposits and expenses in QuickBooks, assisting with the reconciliation of accounts on a monthly basis, working with the Board Treasurer on the annual budget and financial stability. Applicants must have strong organizational skills, the ability to work both independently and in a team and be proficient in QuickBooks and Microsoft Office. Compenstation: $12.00/hr., 20 hrs. a week To Apply: Send Resume, Cover Letter and 3 References to Samantha Scarf, Associate Director, Posted on: 10/01/2015

Curator/Executive Director

Cornwall Historical Society Cornwall, CT
Cornwall Historical Society, a small institution with an established reputation for excellence, is looking for a Curator/Executive Director who is passionate about rural and community history. This is a part-time position. The new Curator/Executive Director will have the opportunity to develop new programs, exhibits, and collaborations with local and regional institutions and to engage with a supportive community and board. Duties include developing and mounting one significant exhibit each year; overseeing a varied collection, including furniture, documents, and oral histories; advising the volunteer board on planning, best practices, and ethics; providing guidance to Collections, Publications, and Exhibits/Programs Committees; managing volunteers; and assisting in fund raising. The ideal candidate will have no less than 5 years’ experience in a supervisory or managerial role in a historical society or museum; excellent written, oral, and organizational skills; experience planning and mounting exhibits, managing social media, and preparing grant applications; and the ability to work without supervision. Experience with Photoshop, InDesign, Dreamweaver, and PastPerfect is preferred. For more information, visit our website: To apply, e-mail a cover letter, resume, and three references to Posted on: 09/21/2015

Public Programs Coordinator

Nantucket Historical Association Nantucket, MA
The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) is seeking a full-time Public Programs Coordinator. The NHA’s mission is to tell the inspiring stories of Nantucket through its collections, programs, and properties. The Public Programs Coordinator is responsible for the successful management of a dynamic yearly schedule of special lectures, concerts, family events, rooftop parties and community programs. Within the Department of Visitor Experience, s/he will be: an independent problem-solver; comfortable asking for help or taking direction from a supervisor; working in a team setting and with the public and colleagues in the greater community; able to balance event details with the larger creative vision in mind; researching, developing, and/or executing engaging public programs and outreach experiences for all visitors, inspired by the NHA’s mission, historic properties, collections and exhibitions. Ideal candidates will be: outgoing, creative self-starters with exceptional organizational and communication skills, maintaining a steady, positive outlook and sense of humor; willing to learn new technology, media, A/V and other job skills as needed and prepared to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as required. The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and/or a minimum of 3 years related experience in public programs, event management, customer service and/or education. A Master's degree, museum experience, interest in art history, public history, or event planning is a plus. Please email a cover letter, resume and three professional references to Rebecca Miller at, or c/o Nantucket Historical Association, PO Box 1016, Nantucket, MA 02554. The Nantucket Historical Association is an equal opportunity employer. Posted on: 09/16/2015

Executive Director

Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm Tamworth, NH
Young institution with many possibilities for growth seeks visionary and practical Executive Director. Exciting opportunity for experienced museum professional with a passion for rural/agricultural history. Financially stable, well-endowed organization. $700K budget, 10 FT, 6-8 PT/seasonal employees, over-200-year-old working farm, Museum Center, Education Center. Live/work in NH Lakes Region, two hours from Boston, close to Portsmouth, Portland. Tamworth provides strong support for arts/cultural organizations. DUTIES: Develop unified vision for Museum; create, implement strategic plan. Guide, shape Board. Oversee operation of farm, museum, programs, collections, buildings. Lead/inspire staff. Create culture of teamwork. Develop/monitor annual budget. Strengthen community connections. Develop strategies to increase earned, donated income. KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE: Minimum five years’ museum management experience, preferably at farm or outdoor/living history museum. B.A. required, M.A. desired, in history, museum studies, related field. Big-picture thinker, can develop and advocate for one’s ideas, listen to divergent views, unite constituents. Management skills to make a vision a reality. Strategic planning experience desirable. Patient, willing to invest time in gradual changes and to listen, learn before acting. Excellent communication skills; able to gain the respect of staff, Board. Ability to lead, inspire, motivate staff, develop Board. Knowledge of best practices for historic buildings, collections, museum education. Fundraising knowledge. Outgoing, sociable person; enjoys meeting people, being the public face of the Museum. Working knowledge of traditional, current farming practices desirable. FULL QUALIFICATIONS/JOB DESCRIPTION: ABOUT THE REGION:;; Email cover letter, résumé, salary requirement, names/contact information for 3 references by 10/13/15 to: EOE. Nominations welcome. Posted on: 09/10/2015

Administrative Manager

Bidwell House Museum Monterey, MA
The Bidwell House Museum, a colonial history museum set on 192 acres in the Berkshires, seeks an organized, detail-oriented individual for a part-time position in our small office. The Administrative Manager works directly under the Executive Director, and is responsible for member/donor record-keeping and correspondence, office management, training and supervision of docents, and participation in fundraising, media and marketing projects. Recent college graduates with an active interest in history, education, historic preservation, art history, and/or museum studies are strongly encouraged to apply. A great job to learn about museum management! The individual needs to be a self-starter with strong oral and written communication skills as well as computer skills, including Word, Excel, Quickbooks. Museum database management experience (Past Perfect) as well as graphic design and website experience a plus. Must live in easy commuting distance. Send resume and references to Barbara Palmer, Executive Director, email: The Bidwell House Museum, 100 Art School Road, PO. Box 537, Monterey, MA 01245. For more details: Posted on: 09/02/2015


MWT Collections Manager Contractual

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Mashpee, MA
SUMMARY: Manage activities that promote preservation of the physical and intellectual aspects of the Tribal Museum Collections on a part-time contractual basis. Primary responsibilities include inventorying the Museum Collections, assessing objects, creating a catalog numbering system for approximately 1,500 objects, uploading information into Museum software program. Will also be asked to train a tribal member for ongoing data entry work. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Conducts inventory of collections, performs reconciliation with artifact records. Assesses condition, classification, and value of the objects. Works with THPD director regarding possible deaccessions and manages documentation and disposal according to collections policy. Develop and manage a catalog numbering system. Manages and assures accuracy, security, irretrievability, and intellectual integrity of collection records. Conduct or supervise digital photography of collections. Curate storage by classification. Supervise appropriate packaging and storage of collections. Supervise data input to museum collections software. Supervise and train intern in clerical work, collection duties, and collections care. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree (Master’s Degree preferred) in Museum and Library Science; or related field; two or more years of experience with museum collections management, as well as one year supervisory capacity; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience preparing data for input processes of the museum collections software and digital photography. Must possess a valid driver’s license and MUST pass CORI/background check. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Exp with computer technologies, working with tribal communities; experience interfacing with general public. Preference given to qualified Native American candidates per Indian Preference Act of 1934. Apply to full job description here Posted on: 10/08/2015

Collections Systems Programmer

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Boston, MA
The Collections Systems Programmer works closely with the Collections Systems Engineer and the Manager of Conservation Administration to support, maintain and enhance the functionality of The Museum System (TMS), the Museum’s centralized collections information database and other custom tools. Troubleshoot, maintain, improve, and re-engineer existing TMS-related tools and support software accessible through both web interfaces and desktop applications; Design new front-end programs and backend procedures to support workflows and various processes within the Museum. Perform the day-to-day operation of TMS, e-Museum, the Artemis Portal, a wide array of plug-ins and custom applications and the nightly TMS to MFA web site feeds of object data, images and audio files; Convert and enhance custom-written ASP and VB6 applications to new technologies such as C# and ASP.NET. Bachelor’s degree and 1 to 3 years of experience in database and application software development and support; Thorough understanding of relational databases, SQL, object oriented design concepts and writing views, procedures and functions. Experience with SQL Server 2008 and 2012 preferred; Ability and willingness to learn appropriate programming languages to adapt to systems already in place and provide support for future projects; Knowledge of ASP, C#, .NET, VB6 and T-SQL and/or other programming languages required; Experience with MS Visual Studio (VB6 – VS2013) preferred; Windows Server operating systems experience required; Knowledge of Crystal Reports 8.5 and XI preferred; Familiarity with TMS, e-Museum or other collections management system preferred; Familiarity with image formats and processing techniques preferred; Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and requests; Must exercise discretion and judgment in all aspects of handling confidential and sensitive information. Send cover letter and resume to Posted on: 10/01/2015

Research and Project Assistant (Mansion Restoration Project, Curatorial Department)

Thomas Jefferson Foundation Charlottesville, VA
Research and Project Assistant (Mansion Restoration Project, Curatorial Department). [Position #645] new The Thomas Jefferson Foundation, the non-profit that owns and operates Monticello, Thomas Jefferson’s historic home and plantation, seeks a project assistant to assist with the furnishing of the first floor of Jefferson’s house. This temporary 2 year position, will assist with research in Jefferson’s papers, family papers, Monticello’s files, and other archives related to domestic life and material culture of Monticello. The Research and Project Assistant will also investigate appropriate furnishings and artwork, help locate them, and then assist Curators in a variety of tasks, including working with vendors and furnishing specialists, creating measured floor plans and renderings, compiling, formatting and tracking reports and budgets, and sharing new information to staff and the public through lectures, blogs and other social media. Qualifications: The Curatorial Research and Project Assistant will have excellent working knowledge of American decorative arts and material culture, substantial documentary research experience, and proven communication and writing skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and Photoshop and the ability to create visual presentations are necessary. Must have excellent organizational ability, including the ability to work on several projects concurrently. Must be detail-oriented and possess the proven ability to meet deadlines. M.A. in Decorative Arts, American Art History, Historic Preservation or a related field is required. Position is open until filled. To apply send a cover letter and resume OR application to (preferred), by fax to 434.984.4846, or by mail to Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Inc., ATTN: Lisa Parks, P.O. Box 316, Charlottesville, VA 22902. Posted on: 09/30/2015

Registrar (Part Time)

Concord Museum Concord, MA
The Concord Museum, in historic Concord, Massachusetts, seeks a highly motivated individual to join its staff as a part-time Registrar (3 days/week). Reporting to the Collections Manager, s/he is responsible for assisting with the physical and intellectual control of objects in the Museum’s collection and on loan, maintaining associated paperwork and electronic files; coordinates loans for exhibitions and plans for the packing, shipping, and insurance of borrowed objects; and processes acquisitions into the permanent collection. For the full job description and to apply, visit: Posted on: 09/28/2015


Wethersfield Historical Society Wethersfield, CT
Wethersfield Historical Society is a small 83- year old community-based organization which manages six historic structures including a museum/visitor center, two historic houses, a maritime museum and a research library in the heart of Old Wethersfield, Connecticut’s oldest and largest historic district. The society seeks a full-time Curator to have primary responsibility for its collections and active exhibition schedule. The Curator also assists the Executive Director and small part-time staff and volunteers with fundraising, grant writing, educational programming and event management. Successful candidates must have excellent communication (both oral and written), interpersonal and customer service skills and a demonstrated interest in history. The ability to work efficiently in a small busy office setting and handle a variety of tasks is a must. This position requires the ability to climb stairs and lift moderately heavy objects, and computer proficiency with Microsoft Office programs and the PastPerfect Collections Database. Requirements: minimum BA and museum experience and/or MA a plus. Please send resume, cover letter, references and salary requirements in confidence to Website: EOE. Posted on: 09/28/2015

Lead Curator

Fidelity Investments Boston, MA
Lead Curator directs and manages Fidelity's Corporate Art Collection (approx 15,000 objects), setting the tone for the department and how the curatorial team interacts and engages with Fidelity employees. This individual oversees acquisitions and special commissions across the Fidelity enterprise. Sets acquisition policy and directs targeted areas of collecting, coordinating activity of curators to ensure global sourcing of contemporary artwork for Fidelity regional sites and PWI centers. Maintain consistent curatorial vision across Fidelity Enterprise • Provide strong leadership in the curatorial vision for the Corporate Art Collection. • Extensive travel between regional sites to ensure high standards of care and consistent presentation of collection, as well as to support the traveling exhibitions and Corporate Art Group programming • Maintain close contact with Corporate Art Operations Manager and FREC managers of all regional sites to field requests and stay abreast of plans for major moves and expansion projects. Prioritize resources of curatorial team appropriately to meet FREC schedules for art moves and installations. Apply directly at, requisition#1509599 Posted on: 10/01/2015

Curricular Preparator

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum South Hadley, MA
This is a part-time, benefited, academic year position (September-May). Person will work a Monday-Thursday, 7.5 hours per day, 9:00 am-5:00 pm schedule with a half hour lunch. This is a three-year position with the possibility of continuation. Duties and Responsibilities: Safely execute the movement of artwork and document movement via reports provided by the Academic/Education Curators. Ensure the safe and timely preparation of works for study purpose by handling and moving art in the storage areas. Carson teaching room and galleries. Assist with the setup of study display furniture in all of the art-viewing spaces as well as removal at the close of class visits. Maintain hardcopy reports tracking art movement. Assist in making assessments concerning the safety of the artwork and take the necessary action and/or report issues to the appropriate staff. Monitor class visits, including: Assist with object handling during class visits; Correct visitor behavior when necessary to protect the safety of the artwork; Generate and manage photo images of class visits as directed by Academic Curators. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree and two years of art handling or related experience. Demonstrated experience with handling and installing a variety of variety of art objects. Proficiency with computer software. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; desire to work with students, faculty and the public. Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines. Chosen candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment physical. Please visit to apply. Posted on: 09/21/2015


Northeast Document Conservation Center Andover, MA
The Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) is hiring a full-time photographer to join the Imaging Services department. The Photographer will be responsible for 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 direct positives like daguerreotypes and ambrotypes; bound and loose manuscript material; rare books and illuminated manuscripts; and oversized items such as maps and blueprints. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline; experience in the handling of rare and fragile paper-based materials; 1-3 years’ experience digitally reformatting archival and special collection materials or works of art; proficiency in the use of imaging hardware, particularly digital medium format and SLR camera systems, and flatbed or film scanners; meticulous attention to detail. Founded in 1973, NEDCC is a not-for-profit conservation and preservation services center, supporting the collections of its private and institutional clients through book, paper, and photograph conservation, digital reformatting, and preservation assistance. For more information and a complete job description: To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for three references as a single PDF file to Terrance D’Ambrosio, Director of Imaging Services, at tdambrosio at nedcc . org. NEDCC is an equal opportunity employer. Only persons with the legal right to work in the U.S. are eligible. This position will remain open until filled. Posted on: 09/21/2015

Assistant Curator

Florence Griswold Museum Old Lyme, CT
The Florence Griswold Museum invites applications from dynamic scholars for the position of Assistant Curator. Reporting to the Curator, the successful applicant for this position will contribute to the Museum’s expansion of its exhibition, research, and education programs. As a regional museum of American art with an emphasis on the artistic heritage of Connecticut from the 18th century to the present, FGM has broadened its curatorial activities in the past five years and seeks a creative individual who can help us further this initiative. The Assistant Curator will aid in the operation of the department, including collecting, exhibiting, preserving, researching, and interpreting works of art and archival materials. An active participant in the department, the Assistant Curator will conceive of and organize selected exhibitions both from the collection and using temporary loans, and assist in the pursuit of grant support. She or he will support the Curator in implementing exhibitions and related publications in print and online. Candidates must have expertise in American art and a minimum of two years professional experience. Masters degree required. Experience with archival materials a plus. Applicants will be evaluated based on scholarly qualifications, experience, and compatibility with the Museum’s collections and exhibitions. Excellent research, writing, computer, interpersonal, and organizational skills required. Full time position with competitive salary and benefits. Applications (cover letter, resume, brief writing sample [limit 20 pages], and three professional references) should be sent to: Amy Kurtz Lansing, Curator, Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT 06371, or submitted via e-mail to EOE. Posted on: 09/18/2015

Collections Manager

Tomaquag Museum Exeter, RI
Tomaquag Museum is seeking a part time (20hrs/week) Collections Manager (CM). Tomaquag’s mission is mission is to educate the public and promote thoughtful dialogue regarding Indigenous history, culture, arts, and Mother Earth and connect to Native issues of today. The Collections Manager ensures that cultural materials/objects are properly cared for, managing storage, conservation and record-keeping associated with cultural objects. CM works with Native collections advisory committee. CM will also be involved in developing policies and standards for acquiring, caring for and disposing of objects. CM will be part of team for exhibit development and building the Collections Management department. Seeking a team member with the minimum of Bachelor’s degree in museum, library science or other related field; prefer candidates with Master’s degrees in library sciences; museum preservation/conservation; collection care specialty or previous museum collections management experience; two or more years experience in collections management; supervisory experience a plus. Apply by: October 9, 2015 Submit Resumé, Cover letter, three letters of reference to: Lorén Spears 390 A Summit Road Exeter, RI 02822 or email to For full job description, duties and requirements visit questions call 401-491-9063 Posted on: 09/17/2015

Museum Photographer and Digital Imaging Specialist

Mystic Seaport Mystic, CT
The person who fills this role will have responsibilities that include: • Providing professional quality photography services that support and represent Mystic Seaport and its collections and campus for use by the Museum, clients, the web, documentaries, and publications. • Working as the digital imaging specialist using state-of-the-art techniques both in the studio and in the field to replicate and preserve the integrity of the original photograph and the art. • Serving as on-site photographer to chronicle Museum events and activities and provide photographic services as required in support of Museum programs, publications and grant projects. • Serve as studio, object and portrait photographer. • Oversee production time tables and workflow. • Maintain in orderly fashion digital lab, finishing and print darkrooms and photography studios. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 5 years of experience in a Museum setting; as well as keen interest, proven ability and technical expertise in the photography field; Proven experience using large format, mid-format for 35mm SLR, DSLR cameras and Phase One digital back and PhotoShop are required; Accurate computer skills both Mac and PC-based, including database experience. Must possess the ability to work well with others meeting tight deadlines as well as alone. Must be available for evening and weekend assignments. Candidates selected for further consideration should be prepared to submit a portfolio of their work. To Apply: Please submit an application (, resume, and cover letter to or to Mystic Seaport PO Box 6000 Mystic, CT 06355 Attn: Human Resources. An EOE. Posted on: 09/03/2015

Collections Manager

New Haven Museum New Haven, CT
The New Haven Museum seeks an innovative, enthusiastic professional with demonstrated experience and leadership in the field of collections management to provide full-time, year-round stewardship and access to the Museum’s collection of art, decorative arts, furniture and artifacts. The Collections Manager will set the vision for twenty-first century documentation, care, access and use of the Museum’s art and artifact collection at the New Haven Museum and its seasonally-open Pardee-Morris House. Duties: evaluate and oversee the collection management database, catalogue the collection, conduct inventories, oversee accessions, deaccessions, and loans, develop and administer the budget for the Collections Management Department, conduct research, update policies, recruit, train, and lead interns and volunteers, and write grants for collections related activities. Qualifications: Master’s degree or advanced Certificate in Museum Studies, American Studies, Public History, Material Culture, or related field, minimum three years of experience managing a museum collection, demonstrated understanding of best practices and standards of collection care, grant writing experience, familiarity with museum accreditation programs, excellent written, organizational, and interpersonal skills, attention to detail, understanding of the internet and social media and their use in promoting greater access to museum collections, and able to climb stairs, carry and lift 30 pounds, and stand or sit for extended periods of time. Salary: commensurate with qualifications and experience. To apply: send cover letter, résumé, and list of three references in Word or pdf format to: Link to full job description: No phone calls please. EOE. Posted on: 08/31/2015


Knights of Columbus New Haven, CT
The Archivist at the Knights of Columbus Museum directs, plans and conducts the work of the Knights of Columbus Supreme Council Archives which preserves the written historical records of the Order, including those produced in digital format. The position also maintains the historical documentation of the Knights of Columbus and appraises their historical value to the Order. Maintains the rare book collection, selects items for addition to the Knights of Columbus Archives collection. In addition, the position responds to research requests from sources including Knights of Columbus membership, scholars, researchers and the general public. Qualified candidates should possess a Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited school with an emphasis on Archives. Additional studies or degree in an area of the Museum's specialization such as history or the Catholic Church, and knowledge of the Knights of Columbus' history is desirable. Candidates should also possess three years of relevant archival management experience, including experience in archival media and conservation techniques. Candidates should also be able to show evidence of scholarly research/publication, possess some knowledge of copyright law, maintain an understanding of electronic records and digital preservation issues and literacy in using computers and museum database systems, and possess knowledge of the techniques of selection, evaluation, preservation, restoration, and exhibition of archival materials. Interested applicants should apply by e-mailing a cover letter and resume with "Archivist" in the subject line. Posted on: 08/27/2015

Development and Marketing


Gore Place Waltham, MA
Gore Place seeks an experienced development professional for a new position at Gore Place reporting to and in partnership with the Executive Director and the Development Committee. Position can be part or full time. Responsibilities include developing and managing strategies to identify and attract new donors and sponsors, creating a Planned Giving Program, and working with the Membership & Annual Fund Coordinator to encourage current members to become donors. Candidates should have a minimum of 3 years major gifts experience and strong oral/written communication skills; must enjoy being a member of a team; be willing to develop an understanding of the history of Gore Place to give a tour as needed; and be able to negotiate stairs. Some evening /weekend hours may be required. Send resume and cover letter to Susan Robertson, Executive Director, Gore Place, 52 Gore Street, Waltham, MA 02453. Posted on: 10/08/2015

Development Director

New England Air Museum Windsor Locks, CT
The New England Air Museum seeks an experienced development professional with a proven track record in not-for-profit fund raising. NEAM is the largest air museum in the northeast with over 100 aircraft in six hangars on 56 acres of land adjacent Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, CT. The current annual budget is 1.5M but this will grow in 2016. Approximately half of the budget is raised through development that includes private donors, corporate partners and sponsors, foundations, grants and membership. It will be the task of the development director to manage and grow the existing revenue streams as well as develop new sources of support working closely with the executive director, the staff and the board. The Museum is in the process of modernizing and expanding and the need is clear for a skilled manager to help meet our growing operational needs as well as expansion that will require a capital campaign. The Museum will consider both part-time and full-time applicants. Compensation will be competitive within the NEMA community of museums. Qualifications AA/BA/BS degree or comparable experience required Six to eight years of experience in non-profit development work including database management Highly motivated, flexible, resourceful, well-organized and detail-oriented Ability to interact effectively with donors, staff colleagues, board members, volunteers, public figures and community leaders Strong oral and written communications skills Commitment to the mission and vision of NEAM Posted on: 10/06/2015

Senior Manager Database Marketing

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Boston, MA
The Sr. Manager, Database Marketing will manage database marketing efforts to meet the MFA’s goals of increasing engagement, attendance, membership, and ticket sales. Determine and implement overarching strategy for database marketing; Design campaigns that support both individual and institutional priorities and objectives for stakeholders in Membership, Education, Public Programs, Retail, External Relations, and other departments; Create a calendar of approved campaigns and ensure timing and strategies of campaigns are well coordinated with Communications and other areas of the Museum; Analyze campaign results and translate data into recommendations and plans for enhancement and optimization; Meet regularly with stakeholders to review campaign performance and make future campaign decisions; Represent database marketing in Museum-wide efforts when necessary; Coordinate with Communications colleagues to plan schedule, editorial, and images. Bachelor’s degree, 3 to 5 years of experience in marketing, communications, e-commerce, or e-business; proven track record of successfully developing direct marketing strategies and content; Excellent planning and project management competencies, strong analytical skills, the capacity to understand report metrics, ability to create plans, execute and achieve results; Solid understanding of internet/web tools: new media, social media, e-marketing, web trends, analytics, user generated content and blogs, etc.; Production knowledge, including use of content management systems, publishing workflows, and approval cycles; Excellent interpersonal communications skills, written and verbal; ability to develop and maintain positive business relationships; Proven experience managing/leading a team; Knowledge of Adobe Campaign (formerly Neolane), Litmus, & Microsoft sharePoint preferred. Submit cover letter and résumé to: Posted on: 10/01/2015

Director of Marketing and External Relations

Ogunquit Museum of American Art Ogunquit, ME
Director of Marketing and External Relations Ogunquit Museum of American Art Ogunquit, Maine Advancing the mission of the Ogunquit Museum of American Art, the Marketing Coordinator builds awareness, interest and support by presenting the museum in the best possible way consistent with the museum brand. The position is a part time position, up to 30 hours a week, and reports directly to the Museum Executive Director. Key areas of responsibility: Create and implement communication and marketing plans within approved budgets to present a consistent and positive image of the museum to the general public and targeted audiences. Develop and maintain publicity contacts with area and regional media outlets. Utilize traditional media and new technologies to broaden reach and engage audiences on an ongoing basis. Serve as administrator for the website ensuring timely and compelling content. Develop and disseminate e-newsletters, press releases, print, broadcast and electronic promotional materials on a scheduled basis. Advertise museum programs, exhibitions, events and facility rentals through targeted marketing materials. Utilize strong verbal and written communication skills to tell the museum story and inspire private and business support. Provide support and content for publications and mailings as needed. Develop effective relationships with museum staff, board members, volunteers and supporters to maximize the impact of all communication. Represent the museum by attending community and other cultivation events. To apply, send cover letter and resume to No phone calls please. Posted on: 09/24/2015

Membership & Database Assistant

Heritage Museums & Gardens Sandwich, MA
Heritage Museums & Gardens seeks a computer savvy, detail-oriented person for the position of Membership & Database Assistant. The job requires top notch computer skills in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Power Point. The successful candidate will have exceptional organizational and communication skills and the ability to interact professionally and confidentiality with donors. We require someone with high attention to detail, savvy with numbers, and willing to learn our Altru database system. A Bachelors’ degree, past professional office experience, a commitment to data integrity and the ability to multi-task in a deadline-driven environment with humor and grace is required. Please email a cover letter and resume detailing why you’re the one to work at Heritage Museums & Gardens by September 30, 2015 to No phone calls, please. Posted on: 09/21/2015

Executive Assistant, Advancement

Museum of Science Boston, MA
Directly supports the Sr. VP of Advancement to achieve the overall fundraising goals and assures the effective engagement of Trustees and Overseers to advance the Museum's mission. WORK SCHEDULE: This position is full-time, 40 hours/week, Monday – Friday. For more information and to apply, please visit: EEO/M/F/V/D/ Posted on: 09/18/2015

Development and Communications Coordinator

Victoria Mansion Portland, ME
Victoria Mansion is a National Historic Landmark in Portland, Maine. Built between 1858 and 1860, the Mansion has been open to the public as a museum since 1941. A site of local and national renown, the Mansion is visited each year by more than 25,000 people. Having experienced significant growth in recent years, we are seeking to expand our team with a Development and Communications Coordinator. This newly-created 20-hour per week position offers a competitive salary, flexible scheduling, and paid vacation time. Core responsibilities include creating and maintaining donor records, preparing routine donor communications, assisting with development events, and contributing to social media presence. Other duties will also be assigned as necessary. Prior experience in a professional office setting is required. A high school diploma required, with bachelors or associates degree preferred. Prior fundraising and/or museum experience are desirable. To apply submit a cover letter and resume in PDF format to Director of Development Sam Heck at or Victoria Mansion, 109 Danforth Street, Portland, ME 04101. Applications must be received by 5:00pm on October 15, 2015. References and writing samples will be requested at the time of interview. Posted on: 09/21/2015

Development Director

Historical Society of Cheshire County Keene, NH
The Historical Society of Cheshire County is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to collecting, preserving and communicating the history of Cheshire County in the beautiful Monadnock Region of southwest New Hampshire. The Society seeks a part-time Development Director to administer the development, membership and marketing activities of the Society. The Development Director is expected to work in close collaboration with the Executive Director, the Board of Trustees, and community volunteers to insure the success of the organization’s development and marketing plans. This position requires experience in development and marketing in a non-profit setting, as well as excellent written, verbal communication, organizational, and computer skills. The Development Director should be energetic and creative, results oriented, work well in a team environment, and be self-directed. For a complete job description, visit To apply, please send resume, letter of interest and three professional references to: Alan Rumrill, Historical Society of Cheshire County, PO Box 803, Keene, NH 03431, or email to: Posted on: 09/17/2015

Director of Development

Shelburne Museum Shelburne, VT
Shelburne Museum, one of the nation’s finest and most diverse museums of art, Americana, and design, is actively seeking a dynamic, experienced, and highly organized Director of Development. In close collaboration with the Museum director, board of trustees, and staff, the Director of Development will identify and clarify priorities and effective means of accomplishing the following goals: Lending efforts to generate at least $1.5 million a year in contributed income for operations; Coordinating activities including grant writing, corporate and individual giving in support of active education and exhibition programs; Supervising mailed appeals, direct solicitations, grant research and writing, corporate sponsorship proposals, planned giving and other fundraising materials, and membership outreach; Developing and maintaining positive, productive relationships with major donors and prospects. With Membership Manager, implement strategies to grow the organization’s member base, identify prospective new donors among the membership, and encourage deeper philanthropic support from members; Manage staff of six. 7 to 10 years’ experience, bachelor’s degree, interest in the arts, excellent written and verbal communication skills required along with Raiser’s Edge database experience. Must have Capital Campaign experience and a proven record of successful fundraising. TO APPLY: Send Application (download from, Resume and Cover Letter to: Human Resources: PO Box 10, Shelburne, VT 05482 Posted on: 09/08/2015


Senior Professional Development Provider, Engineering is Elementary

Museum of Science Boston, MA
This position is part of a dynamic, creative team that creates and delivers best of class professional development for a national elementary engineering curriculum. The position is a blend of leading teams in the delivery and development of workshops, activities and resources for teachers and managing significant external relationships for the EiE program to facilitate wider adoption. For more information and to apply: EEO/M/F/V/D/ Posted on: 10/08/2015

Manager of Adult Education

Tower Hill Botanic Garden Boylston, MA
Tower Hill Botanic Garden seeks a Manager of Adult Education to evolve existing programs and develop new programs to meet the needs of our visitors, members and the communities we serve. Reporting to the Director of Audience Engagement, this position will develop, execute and evaluate a menu of activities from classes, trips, tours and lectures to hands-on demonstrations. This position will oversee all on-site and off-site education programs for adults, including special needs populations. The Manager of Adult Education will insure that events are planned and executed in a manner that reflects the highest standards. In addition to successful program planning and execution, duties will also include writing and managing grants of varying sizes from public and private institutions and supporting operating and capital fundraising efforts. Develops and teaches classes in area of specialty as needed. Other duties as assigned. Recruits, supervises and regularly evaluates all contracted course instructors. Working with the Director and Program Committee, this position will develop a long-range vision and comprehensive education plan. Qualifications: ability to work in a fast-based environment, expertise in planning, designing, marketing and evaluating innovative education programs; experience building successful collaborations with other organizations and institutions; significant experience in management and supervision of program and related staff and volunteers; commitment to excellence; extensive grant writing project and budget management experience; MA or MS degree in education, horticulture, interpretation, or 5+ years in a senior position in a museum education department or related field required. Must be able to create and adhere to budgets and deadlines. Full-time, exempt. Requires weekend and evening hours. Posted on: 10/08/2015

Manager of Academic Programs

The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum Ridgefield, CT
The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum seeks a full-time Manager of Academic Programs to research, develop, implement, and assess pioneering programs for schools, educators, and adult volunteer museum guides. The Manager will develop innovative, forward-thinking strategies that increase service to regional schools and educators; position The Aldrich as a leader in the field of museum education; develop pilot programs for all audiences and key partnerships with schools, school districts, teachers, school administrators, and community and peer organizations; and develop interpretive content for programs for all visitors, including but not limited to lesson plans for school groups, family gallery guides, and adult tour scripts. A Master’s Degree in art history, art education, museum education or a related field is preferred, plus knowledge of contemporary art, museum program management, K–12 education, National Learning Standards, Common Core State Standards, and the STEM to STEAM initiative. Familiarity with Connecticut and Westchester County, NY school districts preferred. Visit for details and requirements of application process. No phone calls, please. Posted on: 10/01/2015

Museum Educator

Bruce Museum Greenwich, CT
The Bruce Museum seeks a highly-motivated, energetic Museum Educator for its Interpretive Services and Audience Engagement Department. The Museum offers on-site and outreach programs in art, science, and natural history for visitors of all ages. The Museum Educator will teach onsite and outreach programs in all subject areas in addition to assisting with program preparation. This person will also assist with large-scale evening and weekend events, like family days and lectures, as necessary. The Educator will receive training from Museum staff before leading programs and tours.Status: Part-time temporary Hours: 20 hours per week for 24 weeks, $16 per hour, days and number of hours each week will vary as determined by supervisors To apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to Kathleen Holko at No phone calls please. Please visit for a complete job description. Posted on: 09/25/2015

Research Communication Associate II

Museum of Science Boston, MA
The Research Communications Associate II works with the Museum's Strategic Projects team and partnering research and education organizations to foster effective communication of current science and engineering research and to engage public, family, and youth audiences in the motivations, approaches, results, and broader implications of contemporary R&D projects. The Associate develops and delivers a variety of creative educational products and programs tailored to specific audiences and also provides professional development experiences to research faculty and students designed to increase their professional and informal science communication skills. The Associate participates in evaluation and research efforts focused on exploring on improving quality, exploring the validity of innovative approaches and gaining knowledge useful to the science communication, training, and informal science education professions. For more information and to apply, please visit: EEO/M/F/V/D/ Posted on: 09/22/2015

Early Childhood Education Director

The Discovery Museums Acton, MA, MA
The Discovery Museums are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic candidate to advocate and be responsible for early childhood exhibits and education content. This person will work with the education and exhibits team on exhibits and programs for young children (0-6), their parents, teachers, and child care providers and will also direct a grant-funded exhibit project for children 0-3 and their parents. This person will develop parent resources, oversee community partnerships for young and special audiences, and cultivate new opportunities for early childhood collaborations. Qualifications: Candidate must have a college degree in early childhood education or related field, or 3-5 years of experience in early education or museum setting, excellent written and oral communication skills, a desire to work with diverse constituencies, and the ability and willingness to travel throughout the region. This position is full time, salaried, part of museum management team, and reports to the Director of Learning Experiences. Will consider flexible, part-time schedule. Full description can be found here: How to Apply: Please email cover letter and resume to Denise LeBlanc, Director of Learning Experiences, at No phone calls, please. Posted on: 09/16/2015

Museum Educator, Overnight Program Coordinator

EcoTarium Worcester, MA
The EcoTarium, A Museum of Science & Nature, seeks an innovative and creative Educator to develop, deliver and facilitate hands-on interpretive programs for the general public and groups, both on-site and off-site for all ages. Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in a scientific field or education with knowledge in one or more of the following areas preferred: biology, earth science, astronomy, engineering, physical science. Programming is on a variety of natural and physical science topics with this Educator handling the overnight and scout programs. Teaching is through hands-on and inquiry-based methods encouraging exploration and self-directed learning. Candidates must have experience in informal and/or formal teaching along with excellent public presentation and demonstration skills. The successful candidate will bring a commitment to executing creative educational programs with an entrepreneurial spirit. The position is full-time, including regular weekend evening hours and occasional overnight shifts. See full description at AA/EEO Posted on: 09/15/2015

Overnight Staff

Museum of Science Boston, MA
The Overnight Staff oversee the operations of the Overnight program in the absence of full-time Overnight staff (3:30 pm -11 am each Overnight) to ensure that the program runs smoothly and safely. S/he will also serve as the Museum host during each Overnight and coordinate the logistics of the evening including: check-in, food management, safety tours for leaders, handling medical emergencies, shutting down exhibits and lights and being on call all night. SCHEDULE: This position is scheduled to work 1-2 shifts per month, 19.5 hours per shift, on Thursday, Friday and/or Saturday evenings. For more information and to apply: EEO/M/F/V/D/ Posted on: 09/14/2015

Overnight Instructor

Museum of Science Boston, MA
Develop and teach up to 20 different science workshops and 10 activity stations for students in grades 1-7 using the Overnight curriculum. Participate in 20-30 hours of training provided by the Overnight staff to become familiar with science content and materials and teaching skills with various audiences. Provide opportunities for Overnight participants to think like scientists as they explore the exhibit halls and participate in workshops. Serve as a positive and enthusiastic role model. SCHEDULE: This position is scheduled to work 2-3 shifts per month, on Thursday, Friday, and/or Saturday evenings. For more information and to apply: EEO/M/F/V/D/ Posted on: 09/14/2015

Part Time Museum Teacher

Historic New England Boston, MA
Historic New England seeks a part-time museum teacher (5 – 15 hours per week) whose primary responsibility will be to team teach school and youth programs at Historic New England house museums in the Boston area, as well as outreach programs at schools and youth organizations in the in the Greater Boston area. Programs are offered to pre-school through high school aged students and emphasize an interactive, hands-on approach to learning history. The position offers between 5-15 hours of work per week. Qualifications: A minimum of a B.A. in American history, education, museum studies or relevant field. Experience working with children is required. Willingness to be flexible and adaptable in all responsibilities and activities. Must be available two afternoons a week for after school programs (2:00-5:30 PM). Ability to drive and a valid driver’s license is required. Please send resume and cover letter to Historic New England is a museum of cultural history that preserves and presents building, landscapes and objects reflecting New England life from the 17th century to the present. Historic New England is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to attract and support a diverse staff. Posted on: 09/02/2015


Historic New England South Berwick, ME
This position promotes, schedules, coordinates, and evaluates all school and youth programs at the Sarah Orne Jewett House and Hamilton House in South Berwick and Castle Tucker and Nickels-Sortwell House in Wiscasset, as well as off-site programming at schools and youth organizations throughout Maine, in order to reach annual attendance, revenue, and strategic goals. In conjunction with institutional planning, works with local teachers and other education program coordinators to develop innovative school program curricula, and creates educational materials, including seasonal teacher-training materials, curriculum binders, and pre and post-visit activities and lessons. This position also assists the Education Program Manager to develop and manage the school program budget for the Maine sites. Qualifications: A minimum of a B.A. in American history, education, museum studies or relevant field. MA preferred. A minimum of 4 years of job-related experience, including classroom or museum teaching experience, and the ability to work independently. Problem solving ability and familiarity with team approach and multi-tasking. Strong communication skills. Experience managing a small budget. Ability to drive and a valid driver’s license is required. Please send resume and cover letter to This position is Part Time at 22 hours per week. Posted on: 09/02/2015

Director of Education

Norman Rockwell Musuem Stockbridge, MA
Norman Rockwell Museum is seeking an experienced museum educator and administrator who will lead new and ongoing programmatic and strategic initiatives. Works closely with the Deputy Director/Chief Curator and Curator of Education to guide and implement the Museum’s on-site, community outreach, and digital/distance programming, identifying and facilitating new learning modalities for audiences of all ages and interests. School and family programs, community-based initiatives, teacher and scholarly symposia and public forums, and Common Core curriculum development relating to the art of Norman Rockwell and the field of illustration are among this position’s most significant tasks. QUALIFICATIONS; BA required; Master's degree preferred; Five years of experience in museum education or related field; Excellent written and oral communication skills; Experience in managing and training staff; Fluency in digital learning practices; Knowledge of and proven skills in principles and practices of museum education, curriculum, development and transmedia education, and research and evaluation; Experience with grant writing. PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES; The ideal candidate is exceptionally warm, curious, dynamic, innovative, passionate, energetic, gracious and approachable. For complete job description visit Email cover letter and resume to with Director of Education in the subject line. No phone inquiries, please.A competitive salary and benefits package will be offered. Equal Opportunity Employer. Posted on: 08/25/2015

Editor and Assistant Product Manager for Science Kits and Toys

Thames & Kosmos Providence, RI
This is not a museum, but Thames & Kosmos grew out of a museum (Thames Science Center) and its mission is rooted in Informal Science Education, so we feel we are very close to the museum world. This is a dream job for a person with a unique mix of talents: Help create, write, design, and test science experiment kits, toys, and games for a leading children’s educational product company. Thames & Kosmos is a rapidly growing company with the mission of promoting scientific literacy, engineering skills, critical thinking, problem solving, and other important skills by publishing high-quality, hands-on science experiment kits, craft kits, and board games. The ideal candidate will have extremely strong writing and editing skills, as well as excellent scientific literacy. But the most important qualities are a drive to learn more, a curiosity to figure out how to do things you don’t currently know how to do, a motivation to make things that have never been made before, a desire to teach others how to do new things, and a natural inclination to totally geek out on science kits and toys! This position requires a unique mix of roles: Writer/Editor Product Designer/Product Manager Educator/Teacher Maker/Hacker/Builder/Engineer This position is full-time, on-site in Providence, RI. Full job posting here: Posted on: 08/21/2015

Director of Community Engagement

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston, MA
The Director of Community Engagement builds mutually beneficial relationships with Boston communities through art. Managing all aspects of the Gardner Museum's community programs, the Director of Community Engagement works collaboratively with museum staff and community leaders to create and deepen partnerships with Boston's neighborhoods, especially communities of color. A skilled communicator and teacher, s/he develops connections between local audiences, the Museum's collections, and special exhibitions through existing and new programming. At the same time, the Director of Community Engagement works cross-departmentally to ensure an excellent experience for visitors who are new to museums, helping front line staff and volunteers successfully bridge economic and social barriers. Focusing on the needs and interests of diverse audiences, the Director of Community Engagement is responsible for gallery and studio programs, free days and evenings, and other special events, designed to increase participation from target communities in all Gardner programming. Posted on: 08/17/2015


Exhibits Project Manager

Museum of Science Boston, MA
The Exhibits Project Manager will be responsible for collaborating with the Director of Exhibit Development and Conservation to successfully deliver exhibit projects that are consistent with the Museum's mission and its educational, financial, sustainability and accessibility goals. These projects will vary in size and scope, but each will necessitate working with various employees and contractors of the Museum. The project manager will be responsible for carrying a project forward to successful completion while keeping the Director of Exhibit Development and Conservation involved and informed on a regular basis. Core responsibilities include coordinating the work of exhibit project teams, inspiring creativity while keeping the team focused on the overall objectives of the exhibition, managing project budgets, and creating and tracking project timelines. For info and to apply, please visit: EEO/M/F/V/D/ Posted on: 10/05/2015

Exhibit Designer (temporary position)

MIT Museum Cambridge, MA
Reporting to Director of Galleries and Exhibitions, will support the design and development of exhibitions that interpret art, science and technology with an emphasis on interactive experiences and the interpretation of collections. Key responsibilities: Participate in collaborative brainstorming and concept development; Develop and design exhibitions and exhibition elements that fulfill MIT’s mission and goals for experiential, inquiry-based, informal science education; Analyze and synthesize project team discussions to provide innovative exhibit design solutions that meet the creative brief; Visualize design through drawings, renderings, physical models, computer models and physical or mechanical prototypes; Prepare design drawings and documentation for exhibit fabrication. Required experience/expertise: 2+ years developing museum exhibitions, preferably in interactive science or art environments; Ability to create dynamic, experiential presentations and environments; Strong organizational and communication skills; Excellent drawing, presentation and drafting skills and competency with CAD software; Undergraduate degree in a related design field (architecture, industrial design, interior design); Ability to participate in multiple projects concurrently; Excellent oral and written communication skills, flexibility, self-motivation, goal orientation and collaboration are required. This is a temporary hourly position (32 hrs./wk.) through 6/30/16 as a MITemps through NextSource; not MIT benefits-eligible. Hourly rate, depending on qualifications and experience, in range of $25 hour. To apply, send cover letter, resume & links to portfolios, or PDF portfolio, and professional references to Katie Porter, MIT Museum, Materials will be reviewed as received. No calls please. Portfolio should include a sampling of projects and their development process, including concept documentation through and technical drawings for fabrication. Posted on: 09/18/2015

Exhibit Technician

Providence Children's Museum Providence, RI
Providence Children’s Museum is seeking an Exhibit Technician to be primarily responsible for repairing and maintaining the Museum’s exhibits and environments, and assisting with exhibit design and fabrication. Responsibilities include: completing exhibit maintenance work orders, including mechanical and electrical repair; conducting preventative maintenance on exhibit components; assisting with the fabrication of new components and environments; assisting with building upkeep, including gardening and special cleaning; maintaining service logs, and materials, safety and exhibit maintenance documentation; contributing to the upkeep of the Museum’s workshop and equipment. Minimum qualifications include: Technical school/trade school education in construction, cabinetmaking or related, or Bachelors level degree in industrial design, sculpture or related; Experience and skills with building materials, tools and methods (including in wood, metal and electronics); Flexible, organized and deadline conscious; An adept problem solver, self starter and team player; Safety and security conscious; Able to lift and carry 50+ pounds, climb ladders and maneuver in close spaces; Computer literate, including Microsoft Office, email and web. Part-time position (20 hours/week), available immediately. Send letter of interest and resume to: EOE. Full description at: Posted on: 09/02/2015


No Facilities positions are currently available.

Museum Store

Museum Shop Weekend Supervisor

Peabody Essex Museum Salem, MA
The Peabody Essex Museum is seeking a dynamic, self-motivated individual to oversee weekend operations of PEM’s award winning Museum Shop. Under the direction of the Shop Manager, weekend supervisors ensure the smooth running of the shop by supervising and serving as a liaison between sales staff and the store manager, assisting with receiving, processing and shipping of merchandise, as well as working directly with Museum Guests. The Supervisor also cross trains on various functions of PEM’s online shop, works with the Shop Manager planning and implementing staff training, and maintaining shop best practices for processes and procedures. Regular weekend, holiday and some evening work is required. A college education or equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience. Three years of progressive experience working in a retail environment. Professional, team oriented, and enthusiastic demeanor required. Ideal candidates have excellent problem solving skills, strong communication skills and are gregarious, self-motivated, and passionate about working with people. Experience supervising staff a plus. Proficiency with MS Office and point-of-sale systems also required. Interested candidates should send their resumes with cover letters by email to, or mail to Human Resources, Peabody Essex Museum, East India Square, Salem, MA 01970-3783. PEM is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Posted on: 09/18/2015


No Security positions are currently available.

Visitor Services

Visitor Services Attendant

Lyman Allyn Art Museum New London, CT
Visitor Services Attendant The Lyman Allyn Art Museum seeks permanent part-time, Tuesday and Wednesday, (15 hours per week) Visitor Services Attendant to provide exceptional customer service and security support. Specific responsibilities include: managing front desk, ticket/shop sales and assisting with building security. Applicant must be outgoing, detail-oriented and computer literate. Multilingual preferred but not required. Must be available occasional weekends and evenings. Please send cover letter and resume to: Rebecca Marsie, Marketing & Communications Associate, Lyman Allyn Art Museum, 625 Williams Street, New London, CT 06320. Applications may also be emailed to The Lyman Allyn Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer. Posted on: 09/30/2015

Museum Technician I

Maine State Museum Augusta, ME
The Maine State Museum has two 20-hour a week Museum Technician I positions in the Education Division. The Maine State Museum is open five days a week (Tue-Sat). These positions would be required to work some Saturdays. The Museum Technician I position primarily provides visitor services at the Museum Admission Desk, as well as within the exhibit galleries, by providing basic information about the exhibits on display, assisting with exhibit and visitor safety, and helping with exhibit maintenance. This position also helps maintain visitation data and should be well-versed, and at ease with current computer applications. The ideal candidate will have the ability to work as part of a team, adapt to changing situations, and work well under pressure. Work is performed under general supervision. Two (2) years education and/or experience in appropriate museum specialty. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in visitor services within a cultural, library, or community center organization. Related work experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.Please submit a cover letter, resume’ and Direct Hire Application. This job posting and a Direct Hire application can be found on our website: click the direct hire link. Applications must be received or postmarked by: Friday, September 25, 2015. Posted on: 12/31/1969

Guest Services Representative

Peabody Essex Museum Salem, MA
The Guest Services Department of the Peabody Essex Museum is seeking friendly, dynamic individuals interested in contributing their talents as part-time, entry-level Guest Services Representatives. This position involves working directly with guests to create a superlative visitor experience throughout the museum. Duties include, but are not limited to, greeting guests in a warm, genuine way, facilitating guests’ entry into the museum, and helping guests navigate their experience at the Information Desk and throughout the museum. Other responsibilities include responding to inquiries at the Museum Office Center, general administrative support, and providing first-rate customer service for museum guests, members, and staff. Must be available to work weekend and some holiday and evening hours. Some College education or equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience, computer proficiency, and experience working with public preferred. Professional and enthusiastic demeanor required. Ideal candidates have strong communication skills and are gregarious, self-motivated, and passionate about working with people to create transformative museum experiences. Interested candidates should send their resumes with cover letters by email to, or mail to Human Resources, Peabody Essex Museum, East India Square, Salem, MA 01970-3783. PEM is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Posted on: 08/25/2015

Volunteer Services

No Volunteer Services positions are currently available.


Senior Photographer

Peabody Essex Museum Salem, MA
The Peabody Essex Museum is seeking a creative, highly talented Senior Photographer to join our team. Under the direction of the Director of Creative Services, the successful candidate will be responsible for managing a team that creates still promotional, editorial and collection object photography, provides comprehensive digital imaging support, and oversees the organization and distribution of promotional images. Photographic subject matter includes PEM programs, events, and activities of staff, visitors, and guests, portraits, exhibition documentation, conceptual images for promotional purposes, and 2D and 3D art objects. The Senior Photographer works with PEM staff and vendors to ensure quality photographic reproduction, equips and maintains an onsite photo studio, and budgets for, procures, and maintains equipment and supplies for overall photography needs. This position has two direct reports. A Bachelor’s degree is required in a relevant field as well as eight years of progressive experience as a professional photographer with expertise in digital asset management. A background with art and art history preferred. Must enjoy working in a fast paced, collaborative work environment. Expert knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Photoshop Lightroom, and Phase One CaptureOne Pro software, is required. Outstanding oral and written communication skills, attention to detail and the ability to forge effective relationships throughout an organization are essential. Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:, or mail to Peabody Essex Museum, East India Square, Salem, MA 01970, Attn: Human Resources. PEM is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Posted on: 09/21/2015