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Administrative/Director

Director, Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery

Keene State College Keene, NH
Keene State College seeks a dynamic Director to bring artistic vision, leadership, and administrative experience to the Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery, beginning July 1, 2015. The Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery serves both the college and the community, operating in an area of New Hampshire rich in artists, nonprofit art centers and art venues. The Director is responsible for crafting a year-round schedule of exhibitions that are challenging, innovative, and socially relevant, including originally curated exhibitions, student and faculty exhibitions, and exhibitions utilizing the gallery’s permanent collection. Reporting to the Dean of Arts and Humanities, the Director must be an engaging leader, capable of building relationships with a wide range of constituents including students, faculty, staff, community members, and donors. The gallery celebrates its fiftieth anniversary in 2015-16, and the Director will play a central role in related exhibits, programming and community engagement. We are committed to diversity and multiculturalism, and strongly encourage individuals to apply who will contribute to the College’s ongoing efforts to provide opportunities to help students become responsible global citizens. Application: Apply online at: https://jobs.usnh.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=54826 View complete expanded position description, responsibilities, and qualifications at http://www.keene.edu/hr/vacancies.cfm Keene State College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is engaged in an effort to build a community that reflects the diversity of society. The College prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Posted on: 12/15/2014

Business Manager

Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium St. Johnsbury, VT
Business Manager Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium Reporting to the Executive Director, the Business Manager supports, guides and tracks the business and financial functions of the Museum. This is a 20 hour a week position. We offer a friendly and family-like work environment in a dynamic and fascinating natural history museum & planetarium. The Business Manager’s primary duties include accounting and office management, and providing business support on a broad spectrum of duties. Initiative, flexibility and a sense of humor will be very helpful. Salary for the Business Manger job starts at $20-$24/hour. Job Duties: • Accounts payable • Accounts receivable, invoicing • Payroll, 403B, State & Federal taxes, SUI administration • Grant reporting and tracking • Generating Financial reports for the Finance Committee and Board • Budget development and reports for the museum and departmental managers • Office management & administrative support • File management & record keeping • Supervising part time bookkeeper • Assisting with POS upkeep and generating sales reports • Working with the auditor • Special projects as needed Qualifications: • Knowledge of QuickBooks • 3-5 Years accounting experience in a non-profit organization • Great customer service skills • Ability to work well either alone or as part of a team • Experience in general office responsibilities and procedures • Attention to detail • Cash register & credit card machine processing Send cover letter, resume and contact information for three references to Adam Kane, Executive Director, at akane@fairbanksmuseum.org. EOE. Posted on: 12/10/2014

Museum Director

Battleship Cove Fall River, MA
The Marine Museum at Fall River seeks an experienced and enthusiastic museum professional to run the day to day management of this newly revitalized museum on Fall River’s Waterfront. In an exciting development, the Marine Museum is combining with Battleship Cove, the largest collection of preserved US Navy ships in the world, and a major presence on the waterfront of Fall River. Together the organizations will be able to tell an incredibly wide-ranging maritime story. The Director will develop strategy and systems to integrate the Marine Museum with Battleship Cove and move them forward within this new structure. The Director will be an important member of the Battleship Cove management team and contributor to the development of future plans and vision for Battleship Cove. Reporting to the Executive Director, Battleship Cove, the Director of the Marine Museum will be responsible for all aspects of operations including budgeting and financial controls, programming and exhibition development. Organizing the collections and research service is an essential part of the job. The Director will be responsible for managing two temporary staff as well as the group of support volunteers. The person in post must be highly organized and have excellent communication skills in writing and verbally. Experience of recruiting, organizing and managing volunteers as well as working in a multi-tasking museum/heritage environment is essential. Applicants should be able to demonstrate a proven track record and success in grant writing and fundraising. Knowledge and an interest in maritime history and the Fall River Line desirable. Prospective applicants should contact Battleship Cove for an application and return the completed form with covering letter stating salary requirements to: ATTN: Sue Couitt Battleship Cove 5 Water Street Fall River MA 02721 For application info call 508 678 1100 ext 102 Email: suec@battleshipcove.org Posted on: 12/03/2014

Director of Properties

Nantucket Historical Association Nantucket, MA
The Nantucket Historical Association seeks a Director of Properties to oversee maintenance, preservation and restoration of its exceptional collection of historic and modern properties. We are looking for a leader with a demonstrated ability to manage staff and accomplish multiple projects. The successful candidate will have experience with building or facilities management and a background and passion for preservation; will be an effective team player; will be highly organized; will be decisive and clear and have a commitment to completing strategic projects on time and on budget. He/she will be vigilant about the long-term needs of an array of heritage sites on an exceptional island, one of the first designated National Historic Landmarks in the United States containing over 800 buildings built before the Civil War. The Nantucket Historical Association currently cares for twenty-one sites on Nantucket Island ranging from the 17th to the 20th century, all of which contribute to an interpretive narrative of the island’s history from settlement, through the great whaling era and into the period of Nantucket’s reawakening as a renowned art colony and resort.The Director of Properties will report to the Executive Director and be a key member of the NHA’s Senior Management Team. The position is full-time and exempt from overtime. Cover letter, resumé and three references should be emailed to Rebecca Miller at rmiller@nha.org or c/o Nantucket Historical Association, PO Box 1016, Nantucket, MA 02554. The Nantucket Historical Association is an equal opportunity employer. Posted on: 12/02/2014

Accounting/HR Manager

Fruitlands Museum Harvard, MA
Fruitlands Museum in Harvard MA seeks an experienced professional with an entrepreneurial spirit to serve as our next Accounting and HR Manager to support the institution’s strategic operation at an exciting time in the Museum’s history as we embark on our second century of growth. This is a Full Time position responsible for supporting the administrative management of all aspects of the museum’s business operations and for working cooperatively with all members of the museum’s staff and constituencies. Visit fruitlands.org/employment for a complete description. To apply, submit letter of application and resume to: Wyona Lynch-McWhite Executive Director Fruitlands Museum wlynch-mcwhite@fruitlands.org Posted on: 12/01/2014

Assistant Director for Finance and Administration

Concord Museum Concord, MA
The Concord Museum seeks a dedicated and experienced Assistant Director for Finance and Administration, who is responsible for the financial management of the Museum as well as related business affairs of the organization, including human resources, buildings and grounds, and the Museum Shop. College degree required; MBA or CPA preferred. Three to six years related experience. Please send a letter of interest, resume, and the names of three references to: cm1@concordmuseum.org. No phone calls, please. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For a full position listing, please see: http://www.concordmuseum.org/employment-opportunities.php Posted on: 11/24/2014

Assistant to the Director

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 protect, preserve and promote Marblehead’s unique history through exhibits, lectures and educational offerings that interpret the local and national importance of Marblehead and its inhabitants. The collection is catalogued and available to scholars and researchers. A growing portion of the collection is also available online at the museum website (www.marbleheadmuseum.org). The Museum employs a professional staff led by the Museum Director, overseen by a Board of Directors, and supported by a corps of volunteers. The Museum is currently seeking to fill the position of Assistant to the Director. The Assistant to the Director will assist the Director with programming and implementing events, lectures and outreach activities, including the Museum’s educational programs. The Assistant will focus on website and social media communications in order to promote the Museum’s initiatives and internal activities. Demonstrated public relations and social media/web experience is required. The Assistant is expected to understand established standards for museum operations. Previous experience in managing museum activities is highly preferred. The successful candidate will have excellent organizational skills, as well as strengths in communications and team building. A Bachelor’s degree is required. The position is 20 hours per week, with evening and weekend hours as needed. 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 December 31, 2014. Posted on: 11/24/2014

Coordinator of Gallery and Museum Services

Eastern Connecticut State University Willimantic, CT
Position description: Under the supervision of the President or her designee the Coordinator of Gallery and Museum Services: Develops and maintains the permanent collections, temporary exhibitions and facilities of Eastern Connecticut State University's galleries; coordinates programs and administers museum and Gallery operations including procurement, solicitation for grants and donations, preparation of proposals, budgeting, contracting, scheduling, promotion, reporting, security, registration and conservation of art; curates temporary exhibitions; oversees the development of new gallery and museum space and facilities, including program and design; develops and implements policies and procedures for gallery operations; represents the University and acts as liaison to faculty, administrators, alumni, school systems, other galleries and museums, professional organizations, visitors, the community, local, state and federal officials; supervises and trains staff, interns, and student workers, serves as liaison to the Gallery Advisory Committee. Qualifications: The successful candidate will possess five years of experience in gallery administration in the capacity of museum/gallery director, assistant director or curator. A Master's Degree or higher in museum studies or art history is required. These qualifications may be waived for individuals with equivalent experience and credentials. Application procedures: Applicants should submit a letter of interest, current vita and three letters of reference to Carmen Diaz at diazca@easternct.edu. Review of applications will being in early November 2014. Eastern Connecticut State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Stacey Close, Associate Vice President for Equity and Diversity, 860-465-5791, closes@easternct.edu. Posted on: 11/24/2014

Executive Director

Slate Valley Museum Granville, NY
The Slate Valley Museum in Granville, NY seeks an Executive Director to lead their “young” museum into its third decade. Opened in 1995, the museum is located in the middle of the Slate Valley, the geological area located along the New York/Vermont border where some of the hardest and most colorful slate in the world is quarried. The museum explores the geology of slate, the technology of the quarrying process, and the immigrant groups who came to Granville to work in the industry.The museum is searching for a dynamic, experienced, forward-looking Executive Director who welcomes the challenge of implementing a variety of strategies to attain growth. The new director will join trustees who are eager to make significant changes to enhance audience development and build the identity of the Slate Valley region. A more detailed job description can be found on the museum’s website at www.slatevalleymuseum.org/job-opportunities. CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS - Candidate must have experience in museum work, fundraising, staff supervision, and financial management. Desirable traits include: masters degree in Museum Studies or a related field; work in a history museum; experience in historical preservation; work with non-profit boards; excellent verbal and written communication skills; the ability to work comfortably with people; and above all…must be flexible. APPLICATION PROCESS – Application deadline is Wednesday, January 14, 2015. To apply, please submit cover letter, resume with three professional references, and a writing sample to: Director Search, Slate Valley Museum, 17 Water Street, Granville, NY 12832; or submit via email to mail@slatevalleymuseum.org. Posted on: 11/24/2014

Business Manager

Historic Newton Newton, MA
Business Manager, Newton Historical Society (Historic Newton) This position is half time. The Finance Manager of Historic Newton reports to the Museum Director and to the Finance Investment and Audit Committees of the Board of Directors. S/he is responsible for financial record keeping and reporting; annual budget preparation and monthly reporting; preparation of materials for auditors and submission of tax forms; management of grant reporting including government funding; management of benefits and oversight of payroll; reconciliation of bank statements and fund-raising reports; preparation of cash flow reports; negotiation and maintenance of contracts with utilities, insurance and other providers in the best interest of the museum; and remaining current on nonprofit management and accounting issues and industry best practices. Qualifications: Applicants should have experience with non-profit accounting and reporting procedures, software, financial grant-reporting; a bachelor’s degree or higher in business, accounting or equivalent experience; detail oriented with strong initiative, problem-solving and communication skills; and must have high level of comfort with on-line platforms and computers. Knowledge of Quickbooks for Non-Profits is helpful. See our website at: historicnewton.org Please send resume and cover letter to: hnnewton14pos@gmail.com Posted on: 11/17/2014

Assistant for Administration & Finance

Mystic Seaport Museum Mystic, CT
The Assistant for Administration & Finance for the Williams/Mystic Maritime Studies Program, jointly administered by Williams College (Williamstown MA) and Mystic Seaport (Mystic CT), is responsible for all office and general financial (billing, invoices, reimbursements, and accounts) management; student and summer housing; student registration; the production of semester and weekly schedules; reservations, transportation, meal planning, and other matters associated with field seminars; vehicle fleet management; student life; opening and closing semester ceremonies; planning and discharging Parents (Friends & Family) Day; the Williams-Mystic Annual Council Meeting co-ordination and Annual Report production, and other such duties as assigned by the Director. In addition, there are some required weekend and evening activities, as well as participation in Field Seminars, Open House, and other special events. To Apply: Please submit a Mystic Seaport application (found at http://www.mysticseaport.org/wp-content/uploads/Employment-application.pdf), resume, and cover letter to human.resources@mysticseaport.org OR to Mystic Seaport PO Box 6000 Mystic, CT 06355 Attn: Human Resources. Deadline for application is 12/12/14. An EOE. Posted on: 11/17/2014

President and Chief Operating Officer

Providence Children's Museum Providence, RI
Providence Children's Museum – the first and only children's museum in Rhode Island – opened in 1977. The Museum currently has a $2.0 million operating budget – 58% earned, 25% private support, 17% government support – and serves 170,000 people a year. Its commitment to serving children has led to partnerships with Head Start, RI Department of Children - Youth and Families, AmeriCorps, social service agencies and schools/out-of-school programs throughout the state. The Museum has achieved national recognition and become an integral part of southern New England life, a place where children are nurtured and celebrated. The President and Chief Operating Officer of Providence Children’s Museum is responsible for advancing the Museum’s presence in the community as a leading resource for hands-on play and learning for children ages 1 – 11 and their adult caregivers, through direct interaction with leaders in the nonprofit, for profit and government domains; for taking an active role in fundraising activities to support the Museum’s development; and for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Museum. The candidate will be expected to have: demonstrated track record in management and leadership, including vast knowledge in staff development, staff management and general management; experience in museum leadership; financial and business acumen; and ability to seek out and develop growth opportunities to broaden the Museum’s value to its stakeholders and to enhance its financial viability. For full description go to: http://www.childrenmuseum.org/jobPresidentCOO.asp Posted on: 11/17/2014

Executive Director

Montshire Museum of Science Norwich, VT
The Montshire Museum of Science is a hands-on museum located in Norwich, Vermont, consisting of more than 140 exhibits relating to the natural and physical sciences, ecology, and technology. Fostering informal science and early childhood education for children and adults of all ages, the Museum is one of the busiest museums in northern New England, typically attracting more than 150,000 visitors annually from across the nation while reaching more than 20,000 schoolchildren in New Hampshire and Vermont. Reporting to the Board of Trustees, the Executive Director is responsible for the leadership and management of the entire organization including strategic direction, finances, fundraising, programs, staff, partnerships and external relations. The Executive Director is charged with delivering on the mission and goals of the organization in a manner that is fiscally sound, responsive to effective practices in nonprofit management and reflects established standards for museum operations. We seek an accomplished leader with vision, creative inspiration and a proven ability to build upon the organization’s success. A background in the successful development of constituent relations that result in major individual gifts, foundation grants, corporate sponsorships and other sources of philanthropic support will be a significant factor in candidate selection. A passion for science education programming in a setting like the Museum will be highly advantageous. A bachelor’s degree is required. Applications and nominations are being received by Kittleman & Associates. To apply, please send a current resume and cover letter to: resumes@kittlemansearch.com. Posted on: 11/11/2014

Operations Director

Castle Preservation Society Moultonborough, NH
The Operations Director is a critical member of the Castle in the Clouds senior management team. The Operations Director will provide strategic guidance and leadership to four operational areas: Visitor Services, Food Service, Wedding/Event Rentals, and Retail Operations with the aim of delivering an exceptional visitor experience and maximizing earned revenue. As a member of the senior management team, the Operations Director will also serve routinely as the Manager on Duty, providing day to day management of the museum operation. This is a salaried, full-time, year-round position. For more information including how to apply, please download the full job description from www.castleintheclouds.org Posted on: 11/06/2014

Executive Director

Boothbay Railway Village Boothbay, ME
The BRV is seeking an energetic, innovative individual to assume the role of Executive Director. For the past 50 years the “BRV has served Mid Coast Maine by operating a narrow gauge live-steam railroad , an antique car museum and hosting community oriented events all set on the grounds of a 12 acre period Maine village. To be considered for the position previous nonprofit employment is highly desirable including experience in managing the routine and special functions of a museum. Skill sets will include budget creation, personnel management and fund raising. The winning candidate must have strong leadership qualities, superior managerial, communication and team building qualities. Demonstrated effective public relations experience is a plus. The Director reports to an active 17 member Board. Together they work on policies and long & short-term goals for all aspects of the “BRV”. The Director’s primary responsibilities include overall planning, development, financial /operations management, and safety compliance ensuring on-going stability, growth, and visitor satisfaction. Please submit cover letter and resume to BRV Executive Director Search Committee at: swilliams@mecoseal.com.com Stephen C Williams Board President BRV 320 Robinhood Rd Georgetown, ME 04548 See us at www.railwayvillage.org/ and www.facebook.com/railwayvillage Posted on: 11/03/2014

Executive Director

Portsmouth Submarine Memorial Association Portsmouth, NH
Executive Director Albacore Park Portsmouth, New Hampshire The Portsmouth Submarine Memorial Association (PSMA) seeks a replacement for its Executive Director who is retiring. This is a hands-on position for the only full-time employee of PSMA. No development or fund raising activities are involved. PSMA owns a 7-acre park in Portsmouth where the historic submarine USS ALBACORE is on display in a dry basin and where a small museum and gift shop is also located. The park is staffed by the Director and several part-time employees, who support ongoing interpretation to the 30,000 plus annual park visitors. The Director is responsible for the operations and maintenance of the submarine, park, museum and gift shop and to support the Board of Directors, many of whose members are actively involved in facility and submarine maintenance. The ideal candidate will have experience in all aspects of marketing and managing a small museum with a gift shop including inventory control and point-of-sales record keeping. For more information and a full job description, please submit your cover letter and resume to wilder5841@gmail.com or mail to Albacore Park, 600 Market St., Portsmouth NH 03801, attn. : R Wilder Posted on: 10/27/2014

Executive Director

Nichols House Museum Boston, MA
The Nichols House Museum seeks a dynamic and action-oriented Executive Director. Located on Boston’s historic Beacon Hill and loved by neighbors and international visitors alike, the Museum preserves and interprets the 1804 townhouse that was from 1885 until 1960 the home of Rose Standish Nichols. The executive directorship is full-time and oversees all aspects of the institution. Reporting to the Board of Governors, the successful Executive Director will be as equally skilled in stewarding / preserving the Museum’s collection and facilities as in fundraising. [S]he has overall leadership responsibility for supervising the Museum’s small staff, financial management, strategic planning, marketing and community relations, program management and volunteer development efforts. We seek a flexible leader with 5 -7 years of progressive leadership experience, preferably in a museum or arts related organization who can prioritize and also coach Museum staff, interns and volunteers to act as a core team adept at juggling multiple responsibilities. Past experiences should include successful fundraising and financial management skills as well as demonstrate the interpersonal skills necessary to work closely with a committed Board of Governors, volunteers and the community. A master's degree is preferred, but a bachelor's degree will be considered with additional experience. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience and are competitive with the American Alliance of Museums reviews. For full description: www.nicholshousemuseum.org/about_us.php Please submit a cover letter and resume to info@nicholshousemuseum.org with the subject line “Executive Director Search” by 1/9/2015. Professional and personal references will be required during the interview process. Posted on: 10/24/2014

Collections

Assistant Curator

Currier Museum of Art Manchester, NH
The Currier Museum of Art, one of northern New England's leading fine arts institutions, invites applicants for the position of Assistant Curator. This is a fulltime, three year grant-funded position. The successful candidate will actively participate in all curatorial department functions including the exhibition, interpretation and development of the permanent collection of European, American and Contemporary art, special exhibitions and collection research and acquisitions. Qualifications: MA in art history, 2-3 years experience in an art museum; expertise in modern and contemporary art preferred. Requires excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal skills; strong planning and organizational skills; the ability to collaborate across departments and work at all levels of the organization; proficiency in Microsoft Office products. To apply, send letter of interest, resume, writing sample and salary requirements to resumes@currier.org. EOE Posted on: 12/04/2014

Beatrice Fox Auerbach Chief Curator

The Mark Twain House & Museum Hartford, CT
The Mark Twain House & Museum welcomes applications for the Beatrice Fox Auerbach Chief Curator (“Curator”) position. In 2001, the Beatrice Fox Auerbach Foundation Fund, through the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, designated funds for a permanent endowment to support a senior curator position: Chief Curator. POSITION PURPOSE: The Chief Curator will direct the maintenance and preservation of historical properties, management of archives and collections, and exhibition of artifacts, aligned with the museum’s mission, vision, and values. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: -- Responsible for the care and preservation of the Mark Twain House, a National Historic Landmark and “one of the ten best historic homes in the world” according to National Geographic; the Carriage House; and the historic interpretation of the Grounds -- Responsible for the museum’s major collection of furniture, artifacts, papers, books, photographs, and the adjunct collection of Tiffany glass with guidance from the Collections Committee -- Responsible for mounting periodic exhibitions highlighting important elements of Mark Twain’s life and achievements, as well as related subjects in the fields of art and history Complete job description, qualifications and application information can be found at: http://marktwainhouse.org/about/employment_volunteers.php Posted on: 10/27/2014

Development and Marketing

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: 12/16/2014

Development Coordinator

Stonington Historical Society Stonington, CT
The Stonington Historical Society seeks a development coordinator to be responsible for planning and implementing fundraising and other initiatives, including special events, membership and annual appeal. The development coordinator maintains donor data and manages appeals, gift entry and tracking, acknowledgements, queries, reports, and financial reconciliations. Working closely with the Executive Director, Business Manager, President, and Board, he/she will help define and fulfill annual goals for each initiative. Will also coordinate external rentals of the museums, gift shop management, ad solicitation, as well as website updates, calendar of events, press releases, and email blasts. Essential skills include excellent oral and written communication; fluency in Microsoft office and database systems, with a familiarity with Pastperfect and Adobe InDesign a plus. Flexibility in work schedule essential. This is a part-time hourly position with potential for advancement. To apply, please email letter of interest, short resume, and three reference contacts to: footnotes@stoningtonhistory.org att. Elizabeth Wood, Director of Development, Stonington Historical Society, Stonington, CT. Please use the following Subject Line: Development Coordinator Posted on: 12/10/2014

Director of Development

Maine Maritime Museum Bath, ME
Director of Development, Maine Maritime Museum Maine Maritime Museum, an internationally recognized cultural institution located on the Kennebec River in Bath seeks a Director of Development who will play a key role in the leadership team and help the museum continue to grow and excel. The Director of Development is responsible for the strategic development plan and oversees all aspects of the Museum's fund raising activities to meet annual financial objectives. With assistance from a full-time development associate and additional administrative and marketing support, the Director of Development reports to the Executive Director and works closely with the board to ensure the museum raises the funds necessary to fulfill its mission. The successful candidate will have strong written and verbal communication abilities, project management skills, the ability to work successfully with a variety of people and be comfortable working in the full range of development areas including: donor stewardship, cultivation, and solicitation; proposal and grant writing; corporate support; major gifts and planned giving; special events and community relations. For detailed job description, please visit the website: http://www.mainemaritimemuseum.org/media/director_of_development.pdf Posted on: 12/10/2014

Development

Wright Museum of World War II Wolfeboro, NH
Wright Museum of WWII seeks a grant writer. Contractual work, may lead to permanent part-time position. Museum focuses on the impact/continuing relevance of Americans’ contributions on the homefront and battlefields during WWII. Duties: Work with Board, Director to determine current/future funding priorities and sources. Write grant proposals. Qualifications: B.A., successful grant-writing track record, three-five years’ relevant experience. Ability to identify donors/cultivate relationships. Goal-oriented, self-motivated team player. Excellent written, verbal skills. Background/interest in American History/history museums desirable. To apply: submit cover letter, résumé, three references to: Michael Culver, Executive Director, Wright Museum of WWII, 77 Center Street, Wolfeboro, NH 03894 michael.culver@Wrightmuseum.org Posted on: 12/08/2014

Membership and Advocacy Manager

New England Museum Association Arlington, MA
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Membership and Advocacy Manager oversees outreach to prospective NEMA members from the museum community and engagement with the various categories of NEMA members including institutional, institutional affiliate, individual, academic, and business members. The Manager also coordinates advocacy initiatives on behalf of NEMA constituencies. This is a full-time position with outstanding benefits including health/dental/life/disability insurance and employer-matched retirement program. NEMA is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from candidates of diverse backgrounds. Visit http://nemanet.org/about-us/membership-and-advocacy-manager for a complete list of job requirements. QUALIFICATIONS: Required: Bachelor’s degree, a minimum of three year’s work experience, preferably in a museum environment, excellent communication and engagement skills. Master’s degree and prior experience in membership development or visitor services is strongly desired, as is facility with databases, Excel, Word, and social media. TO APPLY: Submit resume, cover letter, and salary history by December 19, 2014 to resumes@nemanet.org. For information about the New England Museum Association, visit www.nemanet.org. Posted on: 12/03/2014

Membership Coordinator

Shelburne Museum Shelburne, VT
The primary responsibilities of the Membership Coordinator include management of renewals, communications, and service for an active and multi-tiered membership base of approximately 7,000; devising and implementing strategies to acquire new members, encourage upgrades, and retain existing members; and designing events, programs, and other activities that engage and educate members, deliver promised membership benefits, and help foster deeper connections to the Museum. The successful candidate will have strong organizational skills and a commitment to teamwork and collaboration, will be an excellent written and verbal communicator, and will thrive on a large degree of personal interaction with a broad range of personalities, ages, and backgrounds with the goal of building and strengthening the base of the Museum’s philanthropic support. A passion for the arts and the ability to articulate that is important, as is a creative, engaging, and effective approach to communications across print, web, and other platforms. Adeptness and eagerness to experiment with social media in pursuit of membership goals is key. Experience with Raisers Edge database software is preferred. To apply, mail completed application, download from www.shelburnemuseum.org, along with resume and cover letter to Human Resources: PO Box 10, Shelburne, VT 05482 Posted on: 12/01/2014

Foundations and Corporate Relations Specialist

Shelburne Museum Shelburne, VT
Shelburne Museum in Shelburne, Vermont has an immediate opening for a Foundations and Corporate Relations Specialist. Reporting to the Director of Development, the incumbent will be responsible for conducting a full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to foundation and corporate sources. Providing stewardship to current donors, including working with the Director of Development to provide regular written updates to corporate and foundation donors is a major job component along with maintaining current records in the Raiser’s Edge database and in paper files, including grant tracking and reporting. This position will also assist with other fundraising/museum projects as requested. Excellent written communication skills, attention to detail, and strong editing skills are requirements of this position along with the ability to meet deadlines and work well as part of a team. Founded in 1947 by pioneering collector Electra Havemeyer Webb (1888-1960), Shelburne Museum in Shelburne, Vermont is one of the nation’s finest and most diverse museums of art, Americana, and design. Comprised of 38 buildings on 42 acres and housing over 150,000 objects, the Museum is renowned for its Impressionist paintings, folk art, quilts and textiles, decorative arts, American paintings, and horse-drawn vehicles. We offer a spectacular work environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefit package. To apply, please send completed application, resume, cover letter, and writing sample to Human Resources, PO Box 10, Shelburne, VT 05482. Visit www.shelburnemuseum.org for a full job description. Posted on: 11/18/2014

Individual Gifts Officer

Museum of Science Boston, MA
The Individual Giving Officer manages a portfolio of 200-250 individual donors, the majority with the capacity to give at the $2,500+ level, and will create and implement personalized plans to cultivate, solicit, and close unrestricted Annual Fund gifts. The Individual Gifts Officer will help manage a range of donor cultivation activities that include individual donor visits, stewardship and cultivation events. The IGO will also assist Board members and other volunteers to cultivate and solicit peers. This position's effectiveness will be measured by the number of personal contacts over the year, number of personal solicitations, and amount of dollars generated. To apply, please visit https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/135569-29458.html. The Museum of Science is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. Posted on: 11/07/2014

Education

Educator Specialist

Mystic Seaport Museum Mystic, CT
This is a regular, part-time role that will assist in the implementation of Mystic Seaport’s Anchor Watch program. The program provides an overnight experience for youth groups aboard the full-rigged ship the JOSEPH CONRAD. Programs are held on Friday and Saturday evenings in fall and spring. Responsibilities: • Lead tours, outdoor/ indoor games and activities, scout activities and workshops • Supervise guests overnight on board the CONRAD • Assist in rigging climbing • Manage student cleaning of program facilities • Provide excellent customer service and excellent visitor experiences • Build a professional repertoire through continuous growth and mastery of content, demonstration skills, hands-on education, presentation and delivery techniques and educational theory • Contribute to the development of new programs and enhancement of existing programs Qualifications: • Experience working with children, youth and families; ability to engage students in a dynamic and energetic manner • Ability to drive the museum education van and operate AV and computer equipment • Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively and work with diverse staff across the Museum as well as external customers • College level training required; background in museum education, maritime history, or youth development experience preferred • Deliver programs in venues that can be cold, wet, hot, or dirty; work outside in all weather • Late nights, early mornings, overnight on the JOSEPH CONRAD primarily on Friday and Saturday nights To apply: Please submit a Mystic Seaport application (found at http://www.mysticseaport.org/wp-content/uploads/Employment-application.pdf), resume, and cover letter to human.resources@mysticseaport.org OR to Mystic Seaport PO Box 6000 Mystic, CT 06355 Attn: Human Resources. Deadline is 1/16/15. An EOE. Posted on: 12/17/2014

Associate Educator for Youth Learning

Portland Museum of Art Portland, ME
The Portland Museum of Art (PMA) is searching for an Associate Educator for Youth Learning to work under the general supervision of the Director of Learning and Interpretation, and to be responsible for making the museum accessible to young people and by extension their families, through creation and implementation of programs that encourage curiosity and exploration of works of art through varied avenues. The Associate Educator of Youth Learning supports the PMA’s mission by developing and facilitating learning opportunities for youth audiences both within the museum and in the community using the collection and special exhibits as a foundation. 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: 12/16/2014

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: 12/16/2014

Education Coordinator

Enfield Shaker Museum Enfield, NH
The mission of the Enfield Shaker Museum is to protect, enhance, and utilize its historical structures, landscape and Shaker cultural heritage. The primary role of the Education Coordinator will be to use the many aspects of Shaker life and culture as the inspiration for creating dynamic core, seasonal, and event-based educational and interpretive programs. Consistent with Enfield Shaker Museum’s strategic plan, programming will address a wide range of audiences, including pre-school and school aged children, families, senior citizens and multi-generational audiences. A Bachelor’s Degree in education, the arts, history or related field, with a minimum of two years experience in a museum or education setting required. A post-graduate qualification and/or advanced degree in teaching, museum education, history, the arts or museum studies preferred. For a full job description, visit our website at www.shakermuseum.org. Please send cover letter and resume to info@shakermuseum.org. Posted on: 12/15/2014

Public Programs Coordinator

MIT Museum Cambridge, MA
Reporting to the Director of Education and Public Programs, the Public Programs Coordinator is one of the team that produces educational and public programs in collaboration with faculty, staff, students, alumni/ae and community organizations. Responsibilities: Work to identify, develop and deliver program opportunities for general, family and adult audiences; and with Museum staff, faculty, alumni/ae, students, and volunteers on content development and delivery. Strategically build relationships with MIT student groups, faculty, and alumni/ae; keep current on MIT research, activities, and events. Help organize large-scale annual events, and weekly programs. Design and oversee development of hands-on interactive components for on-gallery visitor experiences. Contribute well-researched, innovative ideas for development of new programmatic spaces. Assist with volunteer recruitment, training and assessment; and with promotion and implementation of programs for middle and high school students, youth and community organizations. Recruit and supervise seasonal high school and college interns. Requirements: Undergraduate degree in science, technology or engineering. Minimum of three years experience in informal science education and program delivery to general, family and adult audiences. Enthusiasm for the development and delivery of hands-on programs in engineering, art and technology. Must have creativity, show initiative, and have excellent written, oral, research, web, organizational and interpersonal skills. Must be able to work a Tuesday-Saturday schedule, public school vacation weeks, and occasional holidays and evenings. Preferred: Advanced degree. Comfort with mechanical and electrical tinkering. Familiarity with audience evaluation. Bilingual facility. Complete job description available on MIT Museum website. Must apply online at MIT Human Resources website, Job #11801-N. Posted on: 12/15/2014

Program Instructor, On-Call

EcoTarium Worcester, MA
The EcoTarium, a Museum of Science & Nature, seeks Program Instructors to deliver and facilitate interpretive programs for the general public and school groups. Program Instructors will work both independently and in teams to deliver hand-on interactive programs for the general public and groups of all ages, on subjects including astronomy, ecology, and other earth, physical and life science topics. Instructors will present engaging content in the planetarium, in a classroom, at the Nature Explore Outdoor Exhibit, or on the museum floor. Instructors independently manage smaller groups in the field, and help with group and teacher orientation. Applicants must have a background in education or science. Students working toward a degree in either field are welcome to apply. Successful candidates will enjoy working with children, have strong classroom management skills, and possess a costumer service orientated attitude. Experience with inquiry approaches to teaching and public presentation experience is helpful. This is a part time, on-call position. Programs generally run weekday mornings and early afternoons. Weekend shifts and evening hours are occasionally available. See full description at http://www.ecotarium.org/jobs. Please send cover letter, resume and list of three references to: Human Resources, Attn: Program Instructor Search, EcoTarium, 222 Harrington Way, Worcester, MA 01604 or e-mail to: resume@ecotarium.org with “Program Instructor Search” in the subject line. Posted on: 11/24/2014

Associate Education Director

Museum Institute for Teaching Science 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-profits. MITS provides Professional Development programs and resources for K-12 formal and informal educators. The Associate Education Director works closely with the Education Director to coordinate and maintain current MITS programs, provide programmatic/administrative support for programs, and assist with developing new initiatives. The position is based in Quincy, MA with some travel throughout Massachusetts. Responsibilities • Develop, implement, and manage Professional Development Institutes for K-12 educators • Assist with development, implementing and managing: -Professional Development Seminar Series for MITS partner organizations -Customized School Services • Organize and present professional development workshops, conference presentations and other opportunities for teachers, museum educators and informal educators • Work with MITS Lead Educators to coordinate logistics, registration, marketing and record keeping for Professional Development Institutes and workshops • Market and promote 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 Salary: Commensurate with experience To apply, send cover letter and resume to Sandra Ryack-Bell, Executive Director, MITS, 1354 Hancock Street, Quincy, MA 02169, 617-328-1515, mits@mits.org. MITS is an equal opportunity employer. Posted on: 11/24/2014

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - EDUCATION

Peabody Essex Museum Salem, MA
Peabody Essex Museum has a Part-Time opening for an Administrative Assistant within the education department. Reporting to the Chief of Education and Interpretation, this individual will work in close partnership with the CEI to provide administrative support in all aspects of the administration of the CEI’s office, including but not limited to scheduling, word processing, phone work, correspondence, filing, office systems, routine financial reporting and other needs as required. The position handles highly confidential information and undertakes administrative projects as assigned. The ideal candidate will be resourceful, able to work independently, adjust easily to changing priorities and must possess: a minimum of three years experience in an administrative support role and a BS/BA or the equivalent combination of education and experience; demonstrable computer skills (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint); excellent telephone skills; well-developed interpersonal and customer service skills; ability to organize complex information for multiple outputs such as web and print material, ability to manage a variety of tasks and to prioritize; individual initiative; and a team-oriented work style. Museum experience is a plus. Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: jobs@pem.org, or mail to Peabody Essex Museum, East India Square, Salem, MA 01970, Attn: Human Resources. PEM is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Posted on: 11/12/2014

Public Programs Coordinator

Castle Preservation Society Moultonborough, NH
The Public Programs Coordinator will manage all aspects of planning, developing, implementing, and assessing adult, family, and children’s programs. The Public Programs Coordinator will work in support of the Castle mission with the goal of providing outstanding visitor services and quality programs and events for a broad audience. Public programs at Castle in the Clouds include formal and informal educational programs as well as special events, all supporting the mission and centered around the historical, cultural, and natural resources of the Castle Estate. This position is a salaried, year-round position working approximately 40 hours per week in season and approximately 20 hours per week in the off-season. For more information and to apply visit www.castleintheclouds.org Posted on: 11/06/2014

Exhibits

Curatorial Assistant and Manager of Student Programs

Bowdoin College Museum of Art Brunswick, ME
The Curatorial Assistant and Manager of Student Programs position assists with curatorial programs, schedules, research, and various administrative tasks for temporary and collections exhibitions, supervises visitors to the study room; recruits, hires, and trains student employees, primary contact with student organizations associated with the museum; organizes training of community volunteer and student docents and schedules group tours of the museum; works with museum staff on the development of digital resources. This is an entry-level, two-year appointment. Education/Skills: A Bachelor’s degree is required; a major or minor in art history is preferred, or equivalent. A Master’s degree in art history is strongly preferred. Applicants must possess an excellent academic record; strong verbal and written communication skills; demonstrated knowledge of computers and software; the ability to work well as part of a team; the ability to multi-task in deadline driven environment; and a sincere commitment to museum work. Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents: A minimum of 6 months professional work experience is required (internships, summer jobs, etc.); previous experience in an art museum or gallery setting is preferred. Applications: Further details and instructions to apply can be found on our online application: http://careers.bowdoin.edu/postings/1789 For questions, please contact careers@bowdoin.edu. Bowdoin College is committed to equality and is an equal opportunity employer. Posted on: 12/15/2014

Exhibitions Specialist

Fort Ticonderoga Ticonderoga, NY
IThe Fort Ticonderoga Museum seeks an Exhibition Specialist. They will be responsible for the development, fabrication, and installation of permanent and temporary exhibitions, the handling and mounting of artifacts, site interpretive signage, as well as assisting in maintaining the collections when not on display or in transit. Applicant must be enthusiastic and energetic, with a passion for realizing dynamic exhibitions of artifacts and images and knowledge of modern museum exhibition theory and practice. Experience with basic conservation methods and practice is highly desired. The Exhibits Specialist will work closely with the Museum’s Director of Exhibitions handling museum collections ranging from weapons of all types, art, textiles, paper, ceramics, and archaeological specimens. Candidate should possess a knowledge and interest in 18th century military and social history and related material culture, particularly as associated with the colonial and Revolutionary wars. Candidate must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, in an appropriate field of study along with professional experience in museums or historic sites. This is a full time, temporary position to run from January to June, 2015, with the anticipation of becoming regular full-time upon the completion of this term. To apply send letter of interest, resume, three references, and a pertinent example of an exhibition project and a writing sample to Matthew Keagle, Director of Exhibitions, Fort Ticonderoga Association at P.O. Box 390, 30 Fort Ti Rd., Ticonderoga, NY 12883 or e-mail mkeagle@fort-ticonderoga.org. Faxed applications may be sent to 518-585-2210. For more information call 518-585-2821. For information visit: http://www.fortticonderoga.org/about/employment Posted on: 12/15/2014

Director of Galleries and Exhibitions

MIT Museum Cambridge, MA
MIT Museum engages the wider community with MIT’s research and teaching in ways that will best serve the nation and the world in the 21st century. Its galleries and exhibitions draw on the Museum’s extensive collections as well as MIT resources, covering a wide variety of topics: art, design, engineering, science, technology. The Museum will move to Kendall Square ≈2019, to the new campus gateway that MIT will build. Planning for this capital project has begun. Reporting to the Museum Director, the Director of Galleries and Exhibitions has responsibility for procurement of all exhibitions, and management of all galleries and exhibition spaces, including the main Museum and satellite galleries. S/he also has responsibility for planning and project management of the galleries for the new Museum at Kendall, and all exhibitions including content development, design, fabrication and installation. S/he will assume intellectual responsibility for the exhibition program, working with the Director, Curators, Director of Programs, and other staff members; and will lead the Exhibitions Team. Requirements: Undergraduate and graduate degrees in relevant area(s). Minimum 5 years of experience in exhibition development, management and production, including major exhibition galleries and/or a new museum. Demonstrated experience in leading teams of specialist contributors. Ability to take intellectual ownership of a portfolio of exhibitions across a wide range of scientifically and technologically complex subjects. Demonstrated experience in budgeting and in planning and delivering projects on time and on budget. Must apply online at MIT HR website, Job #11709-Q. Complete job description available on Museum website. Posted on: 11/17/2014

Curator of Exhibitions

Norman Rockwell Museum Stockbridge, MA
Norman Rockwell Museum is seeking a talented and enthusiastic curator/scholar to develop dynamic on-site and traveling exhibitions inspired by the history and significance of the art of illustration within diverse artistic and cultural contexts. Excellent interpretive, writing, presentation/public speaking, and communication skills, and the ability to conduct new scholarly research toward the creation of exhibitions that further illuminate this important aspect of visual culture are required. The successful candidate will be fluent in best professional practices, contemporary interpretive techniques, integrative digital programming for exhibitions, and innovative approaches to public access for varied audiences. Master’s degree in art, art history, museum studies, or a related field and at least five years professional museum experience preferred. For more information visit our website at http://www.nrm.org/about/employment/ Apply to: Holly Coleman, Director of Human Resources, P.O. Box 308, Stockbridge, MA 01262, 413-931-2228, hcoleman@nrm.org. Posted on: 11/07/2014

Facilities

Senior Project Manager - Arts District

Dartmouth College Hanover, NH
Dartmouth College, in Hanover, New Hampshire, is located on a beautiful, historic campus consisting of 237 acres and more than five million gross square feet in 165 buildings. In recent years, Dartmouth has been actively engaged in enhancing its Arts District. To assist with these project developments, Dartmouth’s Office of Planning, Design and Construction is seeking an outstanding Senior Project Manager. The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for overseeing a portfolio of building and landscape projects for the Arts District, to include planning, design, cost estimating and budget control, permitting, construction, scheduling, reporting and problem solving. A primary responsibility will be oversight of the upcoming expansion to the Hood Museum. The project architects are Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects, designers of the Barnes Foundation, the Phoenix Art Museum, and several other prominent arts facilites. This is an outstanding career opportunity for an experienced project manager with at least 10 years of experience in the planning, design and administering all aspects of major capital construction projects. Experience in a museum setting is strongly preferred. A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a relevant technical field is required. This is a three-year term position with compensation commensurate with qualifications and experience. For the full job description or to apply, please go to https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/28098. To speak with a Recruiter about this opportunity, please go to career.opportunities@dartmouth.edu. Posted on: 11/18/2014

Museum Store

Museum Store Manager and Buyer

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston, MA
The Museum Store Manager is responsible for the operation of the museum store, including purchasing, product development, e-commerce initiatives, inventory control, and staff hiring and supervision. The ideal candidate will have excellent business acumen combined with a strong visual sense. To apply and for more information, please visit the posting on our website: https://isgm.applicantpro.com/jobs/167825.html Posted on: 12/02/2014

Security

Facilities and Security Manager

Heritage Museums & Gardens Sandwich, MA
Heritage Museums & Gardens seeks a team-oriented leader for a full-time year round position to manage the maintenance and facility operations of Heritage’s buildings and equipment including preventive maintenance, and to manage security needs. This ‘player-manager’ position requires excellent planning and resource deployment ability, skill with minor repairs, painting and building maintenance tasks, and a can-do visitor service orientation. Successful candidate will demonstrate knowledge and experience with security procedures, operations of a multi-building campus, knowledge of vendors of related services and supervisory responsibility. Experience in a museum setting a plus. Send resume and cover letter to facilities@heritagemuseums.org. Posted on: 12/11/2014

Visitor Services

Visitor Services Manager

Edward M. Kennedy Institute For The United States Senate Boston, MA
Visitor Services Manager For the full detailed job description, visit http://emkinstitute.org/jobs. Reporting to the Vice President of Operations and Finance, the Visitor Services Manager is responsible for managing the operations of the “front of house” customer service experience. This includes ensuring that all of the functions of the Institute are in place every day in order to open to the public. This role is responsible for admission and membership sales, supervision of Guest Service Team Members and the main Information desk, working with members of the finance department to manage income from door sales, and balancing registers at the end of ticket seller shifts. The Visitor Services Manager oversees the Visitor Services Coordinator and the Volunteer and Intern Coordinator/Recruiter to ensure that all visitors have a safe and enjoyable educational experience that communicates the Institute’s mission. Primary Responsibilities: • Facilitate the daily staffing and operation of the Visitor Services areas to include the opening and closing of specific stations, problem solving, training, and supervision of funds, in concert with fellow Managers and in accordance with company Standard Operating Procedures. Requirements: • Bachelor’s degree required. • Management experience preferred • Customer Service experience at middle management level. • Previous visitor services at a similar institution (with front of house management) preferred. Please email résumé and cover letter to resumes@emkinstitute.org, “Visitor Services Manager” in the subject line. Please, no phone calls. Posted on: 12/01/2014

Visitor Services Assistant

Lyman Allyn Art Museum New London, CT
The Lyman Allyn Art Museum seeks permanent part-time, Tuesday and Wednesday, (15 hours per week) Visitor Services Assistant 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 weekends and occasional evenings. Please send cover letter and resume to: Rebecca Marsie, Visitor Engagement Coordinator, Lyman Allyn Art Museum, 625 Williams Street, New London, CT 06320. The Lyman Allyn Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer. Posted on: 11/26/2014

Director of Visitor Services

Mystic Seaport Museum Mystic, CT
This position is responsible for the leadership, strategic direction, and administration of all activities relating to the quality and effectiveness of the Visitor Services department, including admissions, event coordination and membership sales through a culture of hospitality, excellent customer service, and sound business practices. This position will support general Museum operations with effective and timely communication and open dialog across departments for special events, on grounds programming and special projects. Essential Functions: Communication and Teamwork • Shares the responsibility for improving the quality and effectiveness of the visitor experience through the dissemination of clear, accurate, and consistent information and customer service across the Museum. Leadership: • Provides creative leadership to the department staff encouraging cooperation and teamwork. • Participates actively in the management of the Museum with Department Directors and the Management. • Establishes and maintains appropriate professional relationships and memberships in professional associations to stay abreast of the latest trends in the Museum field. • Reviews and evaluates department supervisory and line staff. Business Management: • Conducts and compiles visitor satisfaction surveys on a regular basis. • Prepares and administers annual Department budget with the Assistant Director. • Directs and manages grant projects and related budgets as appropriate. Qualifications: • B.A./B.S. in American history, education, museum studies or related field • 5-10 years’ experience required. • Willingness to work some weekends, holidays and evenings. To Apply: Please submit a Mystic Seaport application (found at http://www.mysticseaport.org/wp-content/uploads/Employment-application.pdf), 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: 11/07/2014

Visitor Services/Group Tour Coordinator

The Mary Baker Eddy Library Boston, MA
Oversee the Visitor Services activities and staff on a day-to-day basis. Responsible for opening and closing the exhibit area and Mapparium, and responding to daily needs as they arise. Oversee VSA individual projects, and track progress. Coordinates group tours, including scheduling; assigning guides, and working with the Educational Programs Coordinator on group tour content. With the Marketing Manager, participates in promotional initiatives to increase group tour activity and develop outreach strategies. Under the direction of the Operations Manager, facilitates all aspects of the day-to-day Visitor Services operations, including serving on the floor as part of the regular rotation and giving tours. Coordinates monthly VSA schedules and weekly VSA meetings. With respect to both Visitor Services and Group Tours, constantly monitors the visitor experience to meet visitor needs and requests, provide direction, and help visitors have an enjoyable and thoughtful experience. Resolves visitor issues quickly and effectively, ensuring visitor security and safety. Takes particular care of visitors with special needs and foreign language requirements. Helps maintain clean and organized public spaces and alerts appropriate contacts about equipment malfunctions. Proposes and implements Visitor Services and Group Tour policies, procedures, literature, signage, etc., in conjunction with the Operations Manager. Brings an irrepressible commitment to developing a world-class level of customer service to the Library, through selection, training, and supervision/coordination of staff. Work schedule is Tuesday - Saturday, 8:30am - 4:30pm. Some Sundays and Mondays as needed. Appy at: https://www4.recruitingcenter.net/Clients/tfccs/PublicJobs/controller.cfm?jbaction=JobProfile&Job_Id=10503&esid=az Posted on: 10/27/2014

Volunteer Services

No Volunteer Services positions are currently available.

Other

Public Programs Assistant

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston, MA
This 16 hour per week position provides key support for the Gardner Museum's Public Programs Department, with an emphasis on Thursday evening programming, including Third Thursdays, lectures, concerts, and artist events. Both organized and creative, the assistant is a key player in the planning and implementation of Third Thursdays. The schedule is somewhat flexible, and will require planning time during regular working hours (9 am - 5 pm) in addition to most Thursday evenings and the occasional weekend day. Availability on Thursday evenings is a key requirement for this position. For full job description and to apply, visit: https://isgm.applicantpro.com/jobs/169580.html Posted on: 12/10/2014

Manager of Finance and Human Resources

EcoTarium Worcester, MA
The EcoTarium, an indoor and outdoor museum of science and nature, seeks a dynamic, finance and human resources professional to serve as the Manager of Finance and Human Resources (HR). The position reports directly to the President and is responsible for budgeting, financial planning, analysis, reporting, forecasting and compliance for the museum. In addition, the position serves as the human resource officer of the museum and is responsible for personnel policies implementation and benefits administration, including Tax Deferred Annuity program. Qualifications: Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree or higher in finance or accounting; experience with non-profit accounting and reporting, including financial grant-reporting; strong organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills; strong verbal and written communication skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office and QuickBooks; demonstrated experience as a proactive problem solver; ability to prioritize and work on simultaneous projects in a fast-paced environment and attention to detail and deadlines. This is a salaried, full-time, position. Details about the position may be found at: ecotarium.org. Please send a cover letter, resume and names of three references to: Human Resources, Attn: Manager of Finance & HR Search, EcoTarium, 222 Harrington Way, Worcester, MA 01604 or email: resume@ecotarium.org. AA/EOE Posted on: 11/24/2014

Museum Evaluation Course Instructor

Tufts University Medford, MA
Position Description Tufts University’s Department of Education seeks a qualified candidate to teach Museum Evaluation during Summer 2015. This course introduces Museum Studies graduate and certificate students to museum exhibition and program evaluation theories, methodologies, and implementation, and addresses research, design, protocols, ethics, measurement techniques, sampling, data analysis and interpretation, and reporting. Qualifications College-level teaching experience preferred. A minimum of master’s degree and museum evaluation experience required. Application Instructions Applicants should send an application letter describing professional and teaching experience, a resume, and a sample course syllabus and ask three references to send confidential letters (preferably at least one reference should speak to the candidate’s teaching experience) directly to Interfolio at: https://apply.interfolio.com/27566. Questions about the position may be directed to Cynthia Robinson, Director of Museum Studies, via email at cynthia.robinson@tufts.edu. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Posted on: 11/06/2014

Curatorial Approaches to Collections Management Instructor

Tufts University Medford, MA
Position Description Tufts University’s Museum Studies Program and Department of Art and Art History seek a qualified candidate to teach FAH0284 during Fall 2015. The course introduces students to the intersecting responsibilities of managing a collection while making it accessible. The course will address principles, policies, and practices relating to core collections management functions, from acquisition to deaccessioning, as well as the intellectual control and protection of collections both in storage and on display. Students will learn about collaborating with artists and community members, managing loans, and project administration, and will explore access strategies such as open storage, online high-resolution images, and call-up-the-art study centers. The three-hour classes meet weekly. Qualifications College-level teaching experience preferred. A minimum of Master’s degree and museum collections management experience required. Application Instructions Applicants should send an application letter describing professional and teaching experience along with a resume and draft syllabus, and ask three references to send confidential letters (preferably one reference should speak to the candidate’s teaching experience) to Interfolio at: https://apply.interfolio.com/27634. Questions about the position may be directed to Cynthia Robinson, Director of Museum Studies, via email at cynthia.robinson@tufts.edu. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Posted on: 11/06/2014

Content and Production Assistant

Applewood Books, Inc. Carlisle, MA
Applewood Books, a Carlisle, MA publisher of books for the cultural traveler, is seeking a content and production assistant to join our team. The successful candidate will assist with the editorial, design and production of our content, will manage our digital assets, will provide creative and technical work related to production, and attend to editorial details, including writing, editing and proofreading. The right candidate must have a solid understanding of the technical skills required for this position, and a personal interest in and understanding of historical content. Qualifications: • Must be proficient in InDesign, Photoshop, Quark, Illustrator, Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat. Must also be comfortable managing fonts. • Excellent communication skills and attention to details a must. • Demonstrated writing and proofreading abilities. • Should be enthusiastic to learn in all areas of publishing. • A genuine interest in American history and cultural travel is preferred. • 1-3 years experience in trade publishing. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Jennifer Delaney at jend@awb.com. Posted on: 10/29/2014