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Director of Public Programs

Edward M Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate Boston, MA
The Director of Public Programs is responsible to lead the planning, management, and successful execution of all public and specialized programs and events. These initiatives include, but are not limited to: public policy forums, speaker series, and community programs, youth events, the Oral History Project, scholarly conferences, national debates, and specialized programs for Senators, Senate staff, and government officials. The Director works collaboratively with the Chief Strategy & Public Affairs Officer to develop a plan for all aspects of external relations. The Director works collegially with the directors of government relations, marketing, and communications to ensure effective relationships and participation of elected officials, as well as effective press coverage, advertising, and marketing of public programs. The Director is responsible for identifying and working effectively with media partners and financial sponsors who can support the public programs. The Director has excellent communications skills, is organized, exercises sound judgment, and effectively multi-tasks and problem-solves. S/he develops, recommends, and manages the budget for public programs. The Director represents the Institute with public program partners and speakers, and sustains and maintains these relationships over time, and helps to extend them to other relevant program staff at the Institute. Please go visit our website for more details about the role: https://www.emkinstitute.org/about/careers/director-of-public-programs
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 08/26/2016

Executive Director

Ogunquit Museum of American Art Ogunquit, ME
Opportunity to lead healthy, growing art museum on Maine’s scenic coast, 1.3 hours from Boston. Museum has recently doubled operating budget and membership, broken attendance records. Seeking museum leader with curatorial knowledge, vision, management and fundraising experience to build on successes and continue rapid growth. The 2,000-piece collection is renowned for 20th-century Ogunquit art-colony works and more broadly includes American art from late 1800s to today. Special exhibitions range from American Modernism to contemporary art. Three-acre sculpture garden offers inspiring ocean views. https://ogunquitmuseum.org/. ED should embrace ambitious growth goals of engaged, ambitious Board. Bring energy, creativity, and outgoing personality to update strategic plan, tap into existing/new resources, implement vision. QUALIFICATIONS: Leadership skills to guide institutional growth, set operational and program goals; Budgeting, marketing, multi-tasking abilities; enjoys wearing many hats. Minimum of 5 years’ management/supervisory experience. Fundraising and grantwriting experience. Eager to cultivate/steward donors, solicit gifts, meet targets; willing to lead future capital campaign. Good public face; enthusiasm to engage and expand audiences, be community presence. BA in art history or BFA or related field. MA preferred. Art-museum experience, knowledge of museum standards, trends. Curatorial background in exhibitions, collections, publications. Ogunquit, a seaside summer resort, attracts visitors from all over the US for its beaches; sailing, fishing, biking, birding; theater, galleries, cultural activities. Good public schools. NOMINATIONS WELCOME. APPLY IN CONFIDENCE: Email cover letter, résumé, salary requirement, 3 references by September 16, 2016 to search firm: Marilyn Hoffman, Museum Search & Reference, SearchandRef@museum-search.com. Details and full Job Description at: http://museum-search.com/open-searches. EOE.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 08/17/2016

Business Manager

Historic Deerfield, Inc. Deerfield, MA
BUSINESS MANAGER—Historic Deerfield, Inc., a non-profit museum of American history and art in western Massachusetts, seeks a BUSINESS MANAGER to oversee cash management, recordkeeping, budgeting, banking, endowment, human resources, and risk management with financial oversight of the museum and the Deerfield Inn along with administrative oversight of the Properties Maintenance and Security Department. Minimum: B.S./B.A. Accounting or Business Management. C.P.A. certified with knowledge of non-profit business practices and at least five years of experience with excellent verbal, written and computer skills and a proven record of efficiency and financial problem solving. Review the full job description at http://www.historic-deerfield.org/employment and send a letter of interest with CV to Betsy McKee at bmckee@historic-deerfield.org. Posted on: 08/16/2016

Accounting Manager

Bruce Museum Greenwich, CT
FT position responsible for a wide range duties: Verification & deposit of all cash receipts; prepare A/P vendor invoices for payment: 1099s & W-5s annually; journal entries; administer bi-weekly payroll using external payroll provider; New employee administration (payroll, insurance and 401(k)); record all sick, vacation, comp time etc. for compliance with company policies; prepare monthly sales tax reporting and remittance; reconcile monthly bank statement; prepare for biannual weekend festivals (cash advances, tickets and all required information at entry gates), responsible for all cash receipts throughout weekend; summarize admissions and revenue; provide information to external auditors for year-end audit; train admissions & store staff on cash register, credit card terminal and daily reporting; analysis of semi-annual museum store inventory; other tasks as assigned by the Director of Finance. Qualifications: Extensive knowledge of accounting policies and procedures; proficient in the use of financial software, including Excel and Blackbaud; Excellent communication skills and problem solving abilities; ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and maintain confidentiality; be a cooperative, goal-oriented team player with a positive attitude. Required Education / Experience: BA in Accounting, 3-years minimum experience, not-for-profit preferred. Please submit a cover letter stating salary requirements and your resume to accounting@brucemuseum.org. No phone calls, please. Posted on: 08/12/2016

Executive Director

Yarmouth Historical Society Yarmouth, ME
The Yarmouth Historical Society is seeking an energetic and experienced Executive Director for a 40-hour-a-week position based in Yarmouth, Maine. Preferred Qualifications: a graduate degree, 5 years of experience in history or cultural studies, and experience managing a non-profit cultural institution. Experience in fundraising, personnel management, and as a chief executive officer is desired. Excellent communications and organizational skills are a must. The Yarmouth Historical Society is a non-profit organization of approximately 400 members. A Board of trustees is responsible for administering, managing, preserving, and protecting the assets of the Society. The Executive Director advises the board in developing policies and goals for the Society and, as its chief administrative officer, is responsible for the supervision of its day-to-day operations, management of other employees, fundraising, and oversight of its collection, property, and educational programs. Additional information is posted on the YHS website, www.yarmouthmehistory.org, under the “About” tab. To apply, please mail or email a cover letter and resume to: Yarmouth Historical Society, P.O. Box 107, Yarmouth, ME 04096 or info@yarmouthmehistory.org. We will begin to review applications on Friday, 26 August 2016, and continue to consider candidates until the position is filled. Posted on: 08/08/2016

Assistant to the Director

Forbes House Museum Milton, MA
The Assistant to the Director is responsible for supporting the Museum’s operations and activities by ensuring that information is communicated effectively and efficiently between the constituents (Board, staff, community, and volunteers) including accurate and timely keeping of records. The candidate must be skilled in the use of computer software and conscientious with respect to office and organizational detail. A positive customer service focus and outlook coupled with the ability to work well with others is required for the successful candidate. This full-time position requires flexibility to work hours some nights and weekends, with commensurate reductions in time during the usual work week. The candidate will perform other duties as required to support the effective operation and advocacy for the Museum and as requested. Administrative • Create and maintain master calendar – internal and publicly accessible versions. • Keep vendor lists and manage the purchase of office, building, program and other supplies. • Maintain list of planning, tour scheduling, lists of building improvements, and other lists as needed. • Serve as the first line of contact for Museum phone calls, incoming emails and other correspondence. Respond to inquiries from website. • Keep shared drive organized and up to date, accessible to all staff with passwords, vendor files, event information, photos, meeting materials, and other Museum documents. Please send a cover letter outlining how you meet the specific requirements of the position and a current resume via email to Anne Malone, Chairperson of the Forbes House Museum Board of Trustees at annemalone51@gmail.com. Qualified candidates will be screened by telephone followed by in-person interviews for selected applicants. The Forbes House Museum is an equal opportunity employer. Posted on: 07/21/2016

Executive Director

Forbes House Museum Milton, MA
The Forbes House Museum, a Milton, MA landmark since 1833, is seeking a new executive director (ED) as it prepares for transformational changes in its physical plant and community programming. The board is seeking a visionary leader inspired by the story of the Forbes family, its courageous engagement with the issues, challenges, and adventures of their times with creation of connections to the current day. Working with the board, the ED will develop a new strategic plan that focuses on fundraising, preservation and restoration of our physical facilities; conservation and interpretation of our collection to new audiences in Milton and beyond; and building of community programming for contemporary audiences and alliances with constituents in the greater Boston community. Key to the success of the selected ED will be a vitalized fund-raising program, focused on both annual operations and major gifts to support phased renovation of the main museum building, and eventually, redevelopment of outbuildings not in current use. We are looking for someone whose talents and ambitions are a match for this extraordinary cultural and historic resource. Organizational Mission and Strategy: Develop and continually refine a shared vision with the board of the organization’s mission and strategic priorities as they evolve in the context of changing needs and conditions. Agree upon annual goals and priorities for the board and staff in fulfillment of the mission. Organize work around identified priorities and align volunteer and staff efforts in their fulfillment. Developing a core of community activities centered at or organized by the museum is key to increasing the relevance of FHM to its constituents. Cultivation of donor prospects, soliciting them for gifts, and stewarding these relationships are at the heart of this role. Complete job description is available on our website.Please send a cover letter outlining how you meet the specific requirements of the position and a current resume via email to Anne Malone, Chairperson of the Forbes House Museum Board of Trustees at annemalone51@gmail.com. Qualified candidates will be screened by telephone followed by in-person interviews for selected applicants. The Forbes House Museum is an equal opportunity employer. Posted on: 07/21/2016

Executive Director

Martha's Vineyard Preservation Trust Edgartown, MA
The Preservation Trust has a membership of more than 3,000 supporters and 25 landmarks which are extensively used by public. Our diverse historic properties include performing arts facilities, commercial buildings, a working farm, a house museum, wedding and reception venues, retail establishments and the nation’s oldest carousel. All of these properties and their associated businesses are directly managed by the Trust. The Trust has established a succession plan to engage new leadership for the organization. Our goal is to have a new Executive Director in place by January 1, 2017. Candidates for the position should have a background in historic preservation, demonstrated achievement leading a non-profit organization and a deep commitment to living on Martha’s Vineyard and working closely with the island community. Please submit a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae and salary history to: search@MVPreservation.org General information and updates regarding the search can be accessed at: http://mvpreservation.org/search/ All inquiries will be strictly confidential. Posted on: 07/14/2016

President & CEO

Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience (MAEEX) Meridian, MS
Reporting to the board of directors, the President & CEO will oversee the development of a strategic plan for the MAEEX and will be the primary MAEEX spokesperson throughout the state to build and foster key partnerships with other cultural organizations, attractions, civic entities, educational institutions, and government agencies. This individual will also work closely with the board to execute the vision, cultivate new statewide board development opportunities, culminate significant fundraising efforts, and garner community support for the MAEEX. Responsible for overseeing the completion of construction with the architectural and exhibit planning team through the grand opening and beyond, the President & CEO will identify, recruit, and manage the MAEEX team as a true leader and mentor to professional staff and volunteers. This individual will develop an organizational structure, hire staff, and develop policies, procedures, and best practices for the organization. Equally comfortable negotiating contracts, managing budgets and schedules, and projecting income and expenses, the President & CEO will set the tone for the organization. Providing leadership will include creating a harmonious and effective workplace culture in which the contributions of board, staff, and other volunteers are recognized and valued. In reaching organizational objectives, the President & CEO will extend this tone and culture throughout the Meridian community and beyond, engaging a wide range of supporters, members, visitors, and stakeholders. View the complete job description at www.artsconsulting.com/opportunities/employment.html. Please submit a letter and resume (electronic submissions preferred) including related roles and demonstrable accomplishments to Ronda Helton, Associate Vice President, at MAEEX@ArtsConsulting.com. Posted on: 07/05/2016

Collections

Documentation Specialist - Temporary Appointment

Peabody Essex Museum Salem, MA
Peabody Essex Museum is seeking a Documentation Specialist to support a grant from the Korean Overseas Cultural Heritage Foundation that concentrates on a portion of PEM's internationally renowned collection of Korean Art. Under the direction of Collection Management and collaborating with staff from across PEM's Registration, Conservation and Curatorial Departments, this individual will advance the record-keeping and stewardship of several hundred objects from this important collection over a period of approximately 6 weeks. Objects include archaeological objects, ancient ceramics and photography. The Documentation Specialist must possess advanced art-handling skills; experience taking and editing digital photographs of art objects; and talent using museum collection databases (MPlus experience preferred). The successful candidate will be a team player, detail-oriented, deadline-driven, collaborative and comfortable in a dynamic environment. Museum experience and a bachelor's degree in an art-related field or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Interested candidates should send their resumes with cover letters by email to jobs@pem.org, or apply 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.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 08/22/2016

Richard L. Menschel Associate Curator of Photography

Harvard Art Museums Cambridge, MA
Responsible for the care, documentation, research, presentation, publication, and strengthening of the museums’ exceptional collection of analog and digital photographs and its emerging collection of time-based photographic media, including projection, installation, video and film. The associate curator is expected to be an intellectual authority on, and to assume the full range of curatorial responsibility for, the collection of photographs and time-based photographic media, which span from the early nineteenth century to the present and to advise on related matters at the university when needed. The associate curator crafts an ambitious exhibition, research and publication program for photographs and time-based photographic art and works closely with students and faculty to foster a significant and sustained curricular use of the collection for both undergraduate and graduate teaching. The associate curator works within a team environment and promotes dialogue, engagement, and collaboration with colleagues within the Division of Modern and Contemporary Art and with other curatorial divisions that have overlapping collection holdings and expertise. The associate curator recommends purchases, works closely with collectors and museum supporters, solicits gifts for the collection, and assumes an active role in soliciting funds for museum purposes, including acquisitions, exhibitions, conservation projects, and publications, from individuals, foundations, federal agencies and other sources. This is a 5 year term position with the possibility of extension. To apply: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWEbHost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerID=25240&siteID=5341&AReq=40107BR Posted on: 08/16/2016

Richard L. Menschel Curator of Photography

Harvard Art Museums Cambridge, MA
The Harvard Art Museums seeks a senior leader in the field of photography and time-based photographic media. Responsible for the care, documentation, research, presentation, publication, and strengthening of the museums’ exceptional collection of analog and digital photographs and its emerging collection of time-based photographic media, including projection, installation, video and film. The curator of photography is expected to be an intellectual authority on, and to assume the full range of curatorial responsibility for, the collection of photographs and time-based photographic media, which span from the early nineteenth century to the present and to advise on related matters at the university when needed. The curator crafts an ambitious exhibition, research and publication program for photographs and time-based photographic art and works closely with students and faculty to foster a significant and sustained curricular use of the collection for both undergraduate and graduate teaching. The curator works within a team environment and promotes dialogue, engagement, and collaboration with colleagues within the Division of Modern and Contemporary Art and with other curatorial divisions that have overlapping collection holdings and expertise. The curator recommends purchases, works closely with collectors and museum supporters, solicits gifts for the collection, and assumes an active role in soliciting funds for museum purposes, including acquisitions, exhibitions, conservation projects, and publications, from individuals, foundations, federal agencies and other sources. Ph.D. in art history; minimum of 8 years progressively responsible curatorial or field-related experience. To apply, https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWEbHost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerID=25240&siteID=5341&AReq=40108BR. Posted on: 08/16/2016

Museum Registrar and Collections Manager

The Fine Arts Center at the University of Massachusetts Amherst Amherst, MA
The Fine Arts Center at the University of Massachusetts Amherst seeks applications for a Museum Registrar and Collections Manager to oversee the registration of objects taken into the permanent collection and on loan to the University Museum of Contemporary Art (UMCA) and the care of the University's collection of 20th and 21st century works of art valued at over $5 million. For more information including minimum qualifications and application instructions, please visit: http://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=75186 The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages application from these and other protected group members. Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/28bwr3c9bs Posted on: 08/15/2016

Assistant Curator

Peabody Historical Society & Museum Peabody, MA
The Peabody Historical Society and Museum is seeking a museum professional to fill the part-time position of Assistant Curator. The Assistant Curator is primarily focused on collections management and care, accessioning and cataloging, as well as the ongoing digitizing of both collections items and records. Other duties include assisting the Curator with exhibition design, preparation, and research, program development, tours, and volunteer management. The ideal candidate has a thorough knowledge of best standards and practices in collections management, a broad knowledge of American history, excellent written and verbal skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work independently or as a member of a team, as needed. The successful candidate should have a BA or higher in Museum Studies, History, Historic Preservation, or a related field, or a combination of education and experience in museums. Experience with PastPerfect Museum Software is essential, as well as enthusiasm for history and the city of Peabody. Founded in 1896, the Peabody Historical Society & Museum is a center for the preservation, study and enjoyment of Peabody's cultural heritage. The Society's collections are of local and national significance and document over 300 years of the region's history. The Society maintains eight historic properties, an extensive library and archives, and a large collection of china, textiles, furniture and fine and decorative arts. Please mail or email a resume, cover letter, and three references to kelly.daniell@peabodyhistorical.org or Kelly Daniell, 35 Washington Street, Peabody, MA 01960. Posted on: 08/08/2016

Collections Manager

Bostonian Society Boston, MA
The Bostonian Society seeks an experienced Collections Manager, who will play a key role in reshaping the Society’s artifact collection. The Collections Manager has primary responsibility for the artifact collections of the Bostonian Society, overseeing the care, preservation, and handling of all materials, as well as managing their documentation, storage, research access, and responsible display. In addition, the Collections Manager actively supports the Society’s work in assessing the condition and significance of collections, defining the desired shape of collections, developing or updating a collecting plan to create greater depth in the era of the American Revolution, and in thematic areas central to new exhibits being developed for Boston’s Old State House. An entrepreneurial mindset, excellent project management skills, and an ability to work both independently and in a team setting will be essential. QUALIFICATIONS include: A Master’s degree in Museum Studies or a related field; A minimum of three years of experience in collections management and direct object care; Historical research skills; Familiarity with best practices in collections care; Knowledge of HVAC systems; Knowledge of, and facility with collections database software, including Excel and Re:discovery; Strong organizational and project management skills; Experience with object preparation, exhibit fabrication, and display techniques; and a valid driver’s license. Applications will be accepted through Sunday, August 28, 2016. For a complete job description, application information, and more information about the Bostonian Society and the Old State House, see www.bostonhistory.org. Posted on: 07/27/2016

Head Registrar- RISD Museum

Rhode Island School of Design Providence, RI
The RISD Museum seeks a knowledgeable and proactive Head Registrar with strong administrative and collection-based experience to oversee the care and management of the RISD Museum's prestigious collection of some 100,000 artworks that are the foundation of a dynamic exhibition, publication, and teaching program. The Head Registrar plans and directs the activities of the Museum's registration department, taking responsibility for all collection management including documentation of the collection and loans, the legal status and ownership of objects, insurance coverage, coordination of physical collection care and storage, fine art shipping, and legal contracts related to collections. The Head Registrar is a member of the Director's Management Team and advises and works in close collaboration with the Director, Chief Curator, Curators and other key staff on all issues regarding art in the collection or on loan to the museum, and plays an important role in the formulation of planning and policy development related to the collection in an active learning environment. Qualifications: BA (MA preferred) in an appropriate field such as Art History, Museum Studies, or Library Science with eight to ten years museum registration experience or equivalent combination of education and experience acceptable. Experience with collections management systems and computers essential. Must be a detail-oriented person with good verbal and written communication skills. Proven ability to interact with members of the community representing diverse backgrounds and interests. Supervisory experience required. Apply at http://www.risd.com/jobs. Posted on: 07/19/2016

Curator of Collections (Open Rank), Picker Art Gallery

Colgate University Hamilton, NY
Qualifications (Education and Experience): -Master's degree in art history or related field with expertise in at least one of the Picker Art Gallery's current collecting areas (such as, American Art, Ancient Art, Asian Art, European Art, and Modern/Contemporary Art). -All candidates must have a minimum of five (5) years museum and curatorial experience. -Must have strong research skills (ability to perform scholarly research and provenance research), experience managing others, projects, and budgets. -Must have excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills; the ability to work effectively in a leadership position within a collaborative environment; and proven experience in grant writing. -Must be capable of working collegially with a diverse group of faculty, staff and students on a daily basis. Additional Preferred Qualifications: -Experience in a university museum setting preferred. -PhD or equivalent preferred. -Previous administrative experience preferred. -The successful candidate's experience will ideally include a track record of collection building, exhibitions, and publications as well as knowledge in collections management software. Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/hqbbh5jj4s Posted on: 07/11/2016

Development and Marketing

Group Tour Coordinator

Pilgrim Hall Museum Plymouth, MA
Historic downtown Plymouth, MA museum seeks part-time professional to coordinate and grow a robust group tour program. Responsibilities include: develop, maintain, and build productive relationships with group tour operators and clientele; book/schedule/confirm group tours; attend trade meetings/shows to network and promote tours; coordinate group tour reception; schedule and help train museum docent guides; prepare group tour literature, media, and web content; perform related administrative duties; assist as needed with events and frontline duties. 24 hours weekly, includes one weekend day. Qualifications: Seeking a flexible, personable and detail oriented professional with a B.A. and 2+ years related experience in group tour marketing; strong organizational skills; ability to interact effectively with diverse range of people; manage multiple priorities and work independently as well as part of a small staff in a collaborative environment. Familiarity with MS Office/Excel required; experience and interest in early American history a plus.To apply send cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to donna.curtin@pilgrimhall.org by September 20, 2016.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 08/24/2016

Membership & Development Coordinator - part time

Old South Meeting House Boston, MA
Busy downtown Boston museum, historic site and meeting place seeks part time professional to coordinate and grow an active membership program and annual fund campaign and other development activities in a newly created part time position. Responsibilities include coordinating membership and the year-end annual fund including managing mailing lists, membership applications and renewals, and gift acknowledgements. Also includes communicating with members, helping run members programs and perform related administrative duties as needed. 20-25 hours weekly. Qualifications: Seeking a flexible, personable and detail oriented professional with: a B.A. and 2+ years related experience in membership or non-profit fundraising, strong organizational skills and problem solving abilities; the ability to interact effectively with diverse range of people, manage multiple priorities and work independently as well as part of a small staff in a collaborative environment. Familiarity with fundraising database such as Raiser’s Edge preferred. Museum experience and interest in history and/or free speech a plus. To apply send cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to ecurran@osmh.org marked “Membership & Development Coordinator”. Applications accepted until position is filled. Posted on: 08/16/2016

Development Associate

Heritage Museums & Gardens Sandwich, MA
This individual is responsible for grant research, writing and reporting in support of the work of Heritage Museums & Gardens. This person is also responsible for providing accurate and timely recording and acknowledgments of gifts and donations, and is as integral member of the Development team during member and donor visits, meetings and fundraising events. Summary of Responsibilities: Actively researches, writes and follows up on grant reporting , Maintains the grant calendar, Interfaces frequently with members and donors during events and meetings, Executes accurate and timely gift acknowledgements, Processes gift receipts for new and renewing memberships, Generates in-house invitations and electronic communications for donors and members, Provides front line membership sales and service during periods of high attendance, Staffs donor events , Manages impeccable filing system for Development Department Requirements Bachelors’ degree and at least one year experience within a Development Office, preferably with a proven track record of grant writing success, Experience interacting with donors and potential donors, Self-starter with the ability to manage projects in a deadline driven environment, Ability to prioritize tasks, Willingness to learn new things with little supervision, Excellent writing skills , Committed to data integrity with a high attention to detail, Ability to problem solve, Excellent customer service skills, Proficient in Microsoft Office Details This is a full-time position, year round position with full benefits Occasional evening and weekend work is required To apply: Please sent resume and cover letter to Beth Kirk @ bkirk@heritagemuseums.org. No phone calls please. Posted on: 08/11/2016

Director of Annual Giving

Peabody Essex Museum Salem, MA
Peabody Essex Museum is seeking a highly talented Director of Annual Giving to join PEM’s Development team at this tremendously exciting and intensive juncture. Under the direction of the Chief Philanthropy Officer, the successful candidate will be responsible for building and managing the museum’s annual giving programs, overseeing the East India Marine Associates (EIMA), the annual membership program, and all direct mail and annual fund solicitations. This individual is a member of the development management team and will develop creative strategies for increasing participation and annual support particularly at the higher levels of membership. The Director of Annual Giving must have a minimum of 7 years of successful fund raising experience in a museum setting, experience managing staff and volunteers, budgeting, and must be able to lead and facilitate teams. Development experience in annual fund and membership is preferred. The ability to establish effective working relationships with donors and volunteers as well as across museum departments is essential. Must be outcome-oriented with excellent communication skills both oral and written, solid computer skills using Microsoft Office and the ability to work with database programs such as Tessitura. A BA in Art History or a related program or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Please send resumes with cover letters and salary requirements by email to jobs@pem.org or by 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: 08/08/2016

Manager of External Affairs

Mystic Museum of Art Mystic, CT
Under the guidance of the Executive Director, the Manager of External Affairs is responsible for the design and implementation of comprehensive strategies to support the operating budget, endowment, and to grow brand awareness. The Manager of External Affairs will provide the leadership, strategic direction, management and coordination for all of MMoA’s fundraising and marketing efforts to optimize support from individuals, corporations, foundations, and government agencies and broaden visibility consistent with the museum’s strategic plan PR & Marketing responsibilities include production management of all publications, assisting with website management, overseeing social media accounts, and acting as the primary liaison for advertising and public relations. This staff member works collaboratively with the appropriate staff, board members, and committee volunteers to achieve strategic goals. Additionally, candidate should be able to identify newsworthy content within the organization and the appropriate channels through which to distribute it. For a full job description please visit the Museum website at www.mysticmuseumofart.org. To apply please send a cover letter and CV to Erika Neenan at ENeenan@mysticmuseumofart.org. No phone calls please. Posted on: 08/08/2016

Director of Development

New Britain Museum of American Art New Britain, CT
The New Britain Museum of American Art in New Britain, CT seeks an experienced Director of Development with a proven track record in not-for-profit fundraising. Acknowledged as the oldest museum in the country dedicated exclusively to the collection and exhibition of American Art, the New Britain Museum of American Art (NBMAA) traces its beginnings to 1903, when private citizens began an art collection for the enjoyment and education of the public. The collection today numbers over 11,000 oils, watercolors, drawings, graphics, photographs and sculptures representing works from 1740 to the present. Among collection highlights are colonial and federal portraiture, the Hudson River School, American Impressionism, the Ash Can School, as well as the important mural series The Arts of Life in America by Thomas Hart Benton. Over the last ten years, the Museum has mounted two expansion projects totaling $49 million. One, in 2006, realized the 43,000 sq. ft. Chase Family Building and renovation of the Landers House with new galleries, expanded shop, café, auditorium and collections storage. Most recently, in October 2015, a 17,346 sq. ft. addition was opened to public acclaim, with more galleries and three art studios. The new Development Director will find a newly appointed visionary director, an engaged and philanthropic board, and committed and talented colleagues. Among the key priorities are the expansion of major donors and next generation supporters and building a pipeline of future gifts. The Director of Development will provide the leadership, strategic direction, management and coordination for all NBMAA fundraising and marketing efforts. The Development Director will design and implement fundraising strategies that increase and optimize the organization's support from individuals, corporations, foundations, and government agencies both current and future consistent with the long range plan and goals of the Museum. With the Director, the Director of Development plays a key role in identifying, cultivating, and soliciting major donors for capital, endowment, annual and planned gifts. The Director of Development will work in close collaboration with the Director and other senior staff and key volunteer leadership to achieve the fundraising goals of the organization. The Director of Development is expected to contribute broadly to all aspects of the fulfillment of the Museum’s mission and growth. This position reports to the Director and oversees a team of 8. Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s preferred and a minimum of at least five years development experience. Please e-mail resume and letter of interest to Thomas Bell, Director of Finance & HR at bellt@nbmaa.org by August 30, 2016. No phone calls please. EOE. To see a full description of this position visit our website at www.nbmaa.org. Posted on: 07/20/2016

Marketing/Communications Coordinator

The Children's Museum Inc. West Hartford, CT
The Children’s Museum Inc., West Hartford CT. is currently seeking an enthusiastic and motivated individual to fill the part time role of Marketing/Communications Coordinator. The museum’s mission is to provide life-long learning and innovation among children, adults and their communities. The Marketing/Communications Coordinator will work alongside our program, exhibits and development staff to creatively market and promote our brand, programs, exhibits and events. Responsibilities include assisting with website management, oversee social media accounts, and act as the primary liaison for advertising and public relations. The position requires a basic knowledge of graphic design, including a proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office. The ideal candidate must be able to work independently as well as part of a team. They should be able to identify newsworthy content within the organization and the appropriate channels through which to distribute it. Experience in marketing, public relations, communications, graphic design or a related field is a MUST. Refer to the museum's website, www.thechildrensmuseumct.org for a full description of the position. Please e-mail letter of interest, resume, salary requirements, professional references, a writing sample and graphic design sample to: devoresumes@gmail.com Posted on: 07/20/2016

Education

Coordinator of Environmental Programs

Connecticut River Museum Essex, CT
The Education Department at CRM oversees programs for youth and adult audiences, the Coordinator of Environmental Programs is charged with supporting these efforts and specifically growing the environmental science components. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Develop and implement environmental science experiences for diverse audiences; Coordinate environmental focused public programs – EagleWatch Programs, lectures, community forums, symposia, guided paddles/hikes, etc.; Grow high school and college programs; Serve as Museum Teacher; Assist with Summer Adventure Camps; Participate in Museum’s special events and other special projects. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum 3 years’ experience teaching environmental education in nontraditional learning environments; Experience developing and implementing innovative informal education programs; MA in environmental science, biology, environmental education, or related field; or BA with equivalent experience; Understanding of educational theory and techniques, knowledge of state science standards; Able to lift at least 30 pounds and be on your feet for long periods of time; Positive, energetic, interactive approach; Excellent oral, written and computer communication and organizational skills; Attention to detail while setting priorities and meeting critical deadlines; Flexibility solving problems in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment. ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: Captain’s License (6 pack or greater); Knowledge of management of living aquatic exhibits; Paddle experience; Specific knowledge of Connecticut River region. POSITION CATEGORY AND REPORTING: Regular hourly, part-time position (up to 23 hours/week); Some weekend and evening hours required; Reports to Director of Education. Please submit cover letter, resume and references to: Director of Education, Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street, Essex CT 06426, jwhitedobbs@ctrivermuseum.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 08/22/2016

Coordinator of Youth & Community Programs

Connecticut River Museum Essex, CT
The Education Department at CRM oversees programs for youth and adult audiences, the Coordinator of Youth and Community Programs is charged with supporting these efforts. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include: Expanding menu for schools, youth and adults; Implementing interdisciplinary Scout and family programs; Museum Teacher (youth and adult); Assistant Director, Summer Adventure Camps; Coordinating key Public Programs including – Thursdays on the Dock, Evenings at the Lay House, Dogs on the Dock, Burning of the Ships; participating in Museum’s special events and other special projects. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum 3 years’ experience in nontraditional learning environments; Experience producing innovative programs; MA in museum studies, education, history, or related field; or BA and equivalent experience; Understanding of educational theory and techniques, knowledge of state curriculum standards ; Able to lift at least 30 pounds and be on your feet for long periods of time; Positive, energetic, interactive approach; Excellent oral, written, computer communication and organizational skills; Attention to detail while setting priorities and meeting critical deadlines; Team oriented problem solver. ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: Captain’s License (6 pack or greater), Paddle experience, Knowledge of Connecticut River region; Storytelling, acting and/or first-person interpretation experience. POSITION CATEGORY AND REPORTING: Regular, hourly, part-time (up to 23 hours/week), full time July and August; Some weekend and evening hours required; Reports to Director of Education. Please submit cover letter, resume and references by September 5 to: Director of Education, jwhitedobbs@ctrivermuseum.org. Position is open until filled.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 08/22/2016

Manager of Museum Education and Programs

Davis Museum at Wellesley College Wellesley, MA
The Davis Museum at Wellesley College seeks a creative and dynamic Manager of Museum Education and Programs to develop, plan, and supervise a range of programs that enrich and expand the educational mission of the institution. The position plays a key role in helping the Davis think critically and creatively about engaging with our diverse constituent communities, on-campus and beyond, through innovative programming. This full time, exempt position reports to the Assistant Director of Curatorial Affairs, works collaboratively across Museum departments, and is an integral member of the curatorial team. Duties and Responsibilities • Plans, schedules, coordinates, and manages special events and programs that promote the mission and exhibitions of the Davis, including events, artist talks and scholarly lectures, panel discussions, screenings, symposia, and Family Days. • Manages the annual Davis Museum Summer Internship Program, with responsibility for content, form, budget, and supervision of a student Internship Coordinator. • Gives regular tours and coordinates the Davis Tour Guide program, comprised of paid student volunteers; develops program in relation to Davis Museum permanent collections and special exhibitions; trains, implements, schedules, and evaluates. • Coordinates with curatorial and technology staff, for distribution through print, email, website, and social media. • Coordinates editing production of the Davis Museum contribution to the Wellesley College Arts Calendar each semester and acts as key liaison with the Public Affairs office. • Supervises and coordinates the Davis Museum Student Advisory Committee (DMSAC), a student group organized to act as peer ambassadors and Davis advocates through special student-centered programs. • See website for more details: https://career.wellesley.edu/postings/1367
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 08/22/2016

Part-Time Museum Educator

Springfield Museums Springfield, MA
The Museum Educator will be responsible for conducting a variety of programs within the Education Department, including Science School Programs, Evening Family Nights, Family Fun Events, Weekend Family Programs, School Vacation Weeks and weekly programming in July & August, and fill in for Family Science Adventures, Museums on the Go Outreach, Weekend Birthday parties, and other special events as needed. Duties within the Education Department will include: teaching scripted Science School Programs; prepare craft and program supplies for School Vacation Weeks, Weekend Family Fun, and Summer Programs; staff craft activity areas; conduct live reptile demonstrations, and assist with house management during performances on family program days. An Associate’s degree is required (in Education, Early Childhood Education, or other related field preferred). Experience in the following is necessary: teaching in a Museum or other informal educational setting; teaching scripted lesson plans and science activities; and working independently with groups of children. Candidate must be dependable and capable of reporting to multiple supervisors, work collaboratively in a team environment, and be willing to handle live reptiles. Some aspects of this position may require standing for long periods of time, and lifting and/or carrying up to 30 pounds. Selected candidate must pass a CORI check. This position does not include benefits. The hours are weekday’s 9-2, with weekends, evenings, and some Monday holidays as needed, for a total of up to 15 hours per week. Please submit your resume and a letter of interest to kmerrill@springfieldmuseums.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $12.53 per hour
Posted on: 08/22/2016

Museum Educator

Fleming Museum of Art, University of Vermont Burlington, VT
The Fleming Museum of Art seeks a creative and experienced museum educator to develop and lead gallery tours and related art projects for K-12 students, youth groups, and the general public. This position also includes scheduling tours, sending confirmations, purchasing and preparing art materials, and performing other duties as needed. We are looking for a creative individual with an engaging teaching presence who can foster a stimulating and positive learning environment. Job requirements include experience developing interpretive strategies and didactic materials in a museum setting; comfortable with public speaking and strong written and oral communication skills; excellent organizational and interpersonal skills; and knowledge of non-Western art history, anthropology, and educational theory a plus. 9-12 hours a week with the possibility of more based on the tour schedule. Occasional work on weekends. Submit your resume to flemingtours@uvm.edu with "Museum Educator" in the subject line. No phone calls accepted. The University of Vermont is and equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Posted on: 08/10/2016

Studio Art Educator - Part Time

New Britain Museum of American Art New Britain, CT
Support, assist, and teach education studio programs for youth and families to increase participation among diverse audiences and create optimal conditions for first-hand experiences with art. Responsibilities: General 1. Develop personal knowledge of permanent collection and American art in general to enhance implementation of educational programming. 2. Assist with maintenance and accurate data entry of the Museum’s scheduling database (Altru). 3. Develop and grow relationships with the Museum’s volunteers (especially interns, docents, and studio volunteers). 4. Work as a member of the Education team to collaborate on organization-wide learning and education initiatives. 5. Able to work a flexible schedule that may include some evening and weekend hours required for education programs, outreach, and special events. Family, Youth, and Community Programs 1. Assist, plan, and instruct Youth Drawing 101 and Teen Studio Classes. 2. Assist and/or oversee implementation of school vacation programs Family/Community Days. 3. Instruct children’s studio classes in the absence of teaching artists and/or other education staff. 4. Daily maintenance of ArtLab and ArtLab materials. 5. Inventory, organize, and maintenance of all studio and storage spaces, equipment, and materials. 6. Assist with planning and instruction of after school and community programming initiatives including Girl and Boy Scout programs. 7. Assist with planning and instruction of off-site after school programs as requested. Part-time position: 20-25 hours per week, Thursday evenings required, some weekends. Please visit our website at http://www.nbmaa.org for a complete job description. Please send resume to education @nbmaa.org attn: Linda Mare, Director of Education. Posted on: 08/09/2016

Museum Teachers

Stanley-Whitman House Farmington, CT
Stanley-Whitman House is hiring one to two teachers for a program for middle-school students for nine half-day classes taking place from September 19 to October 7. One class focuses on historical archaeology and the other class focuses on the Underground Railroad. Pay rate is $20 an hour, with paid training included, with the possibility of additional teaching work through the fall. Qualifications include teaching expereince, in a non-traditional or classroom setting; content knowledge about historical archaeology and/or the Underground Railroad; and, a positive, energetic, interactive approach with students. Email a letter, resume or CV, and the names of two references to Lisa Johnson, Executive Director, at lisa@stanleywhitman.org or mail to Stanley-Whitman House, 37 High Street, Farmington, CT 06032. Posted on: 08/08/2016

Director of Interpretation

Mystic Seaport Mystic, CT
The Interpretation department is responsible for programs and activities that inspire an enduring connection between museum visitors and the stories, artifacts and skills of historic and contemporary American maritime experience. The Director is responsible for daily interpretation of the 17-acre site including the restoration shipyard, 19th century village, and formal exhibit galleries; daily special programs including sea music, 19th-century roleplayers, and maritime skills demonstrations; an active theatrical program with daytime performances and evening events such as the Christmas Lantern Light Tours; and special activities and programs during the museum’s weekend events. This person leads the planning and execution of strategies to increase Mystic Seaport’s leadership role in experiential and interdisciplinary museum and maritime education, with a dual focus on experiential and digital delivery techniques. QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Demonstrated success in department management, including experience in budget, staff supervision and strategic planning. 2. Demonstrated success in creating, leading and evaluating museum programs 3. Demonstrated ability to successfully lead and manage a large staff with diverse skills and expertise. 4. Ability to be entrepreneurial, innovative and creative. 5. Working knowledge of current museum theory and practice. 6. BA/BS in maritime studies, American studies, museum studies, or related field required; MA preferred. 7. Excellent oral and written communication and organizational skills 8. Maritime history and sailing knowledge a plus. TO APPLY: Please submit a Mystic Seaport application (http://www.mysticseaport.org/employmentapplication/ ), resume, and cover letter to human.resources@mysticseaport.org OR to Mystic Seaport PO Box 6000 Mystic, CT 06355 Attn: Human Resources. An EOE. Posted on: 08/03/2016

Public Programs Manager

Shelburne Museum Shelburne, VT
The Public Programs Manager at Shelburne Museum is the strategic leader of programs that serve adult audiences including oversite of the interpretation of the Museum for daily visitors as well as planning and implementation of large-scale family day events. Along with strategic development of adult education and programming, including programming for special audiences, this position provides oversight for our Visitor Guide program, program evaluation, curriculum development and refinement, and workshop and class content delivery. The manager is in charges of program budgets and purchasing and makes staffing decisions as appropriate. The manager is responsible for supervising the Education Assistant, Guide Program Assistants, Guides, educators, and volunteers. Please visit shelburnemuseum.org for full job description. Application, cover letter, and resume may be mailed to PO Box 10, Shelburne, VT 05482 Posted on: 08/02/2016

Director of Education

Providence Children's Museum Providence, RI
Providence Children’s Museum seeks an energetic, inspiring leader with demonstrated commitment to children’s play and learning to serve as Director of Education. The Director of Education is primarily responsible for ensuring exceptional programming and facilitation that supports the Museum’s mission and strategic objectives; serves as a leader and expert in developing and implementing a wide range of innovative informal education programs for children ages 1-11 and their caregivers as well as professional development for childcare workers, educators and others; is responsible for ensuring that the Museum serves diverse audiences through high-quality programs both within and beyond its walls; provides strategic leadership interdepartmentally as well as on all of the Education Department’s major initiatives; has key financial responsibilities and assists in securing grants and funding for programs; provides strong leadership and supervision (directly and indirectly) for three full-time employees and approximately 25 volunteers, student interns and AmeriCorps members. Qualifications include: proven track record as a dynamic team leader who can work collaboratively with peers, supervisees and community partners; at least five years in a management position in a museum or similar educational institution; excellent attention to detail while setting priorities, meeting critical deadlines and flexibly solving problems in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment; masters degree in education, museum studies or related field, or equivalent experience; record of accomplishments as an effective manager and educator; strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills; familiar with child development and learning theory for an informal learning settings. For a full position description including application instructions, visit http://childrenmuseum.org/employment.asp. Posted on: 08/02/2016

Overnight Program Educators

Mystic Seaport Mystic, CT
Mystic Seaport has several seasonal openings for Overnight Program Educators for our Ship to Shore and Anchor Watch programs. The program provides an exciting overnight experience for youth and school groups aboard the full-rigged ship the Joseph Conrad. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Lead tours, outdoor and indoor activities; Supervise guests overnight on board the tall ship JOSEPH CONRAD; Assist in rigging climbing; Assist with cleaning of program facilities; Provide excellent customer service and excellent visitor experiences. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience working with children, youth and families in formal or informal settings; College level training is required; background in museum education, maritime history, and/or teaching or youth development experience is preferred; ability to engage students in a dynamic and energetic manner; Demonstrate caring and respectful attitude towards children, youth, and families; Ability to lead education tours of the Museum, indoor/outdoor games and crafts, climb the rigging. For the full job descriptions and application instructions, please visit http://www.mysticseaport.org/about/employment. Contact: human.resources@mysticseaport.org. An EOE. Posted on: 08/02/2016

Preparator

Colgate University Hamilton, NY
Essential Functions: This position will have the following accountabilities and responsibilities: In collaboration with staff, oversee all aspects of exhibition design and implementation including moving works of art in and out of storage and exhibition areas, installing and deinstalling objects properly and assisting with condition reports. Direct and provide training for on-call preparators and interns; oversee outside contractors. Follows museum standards of conservation, security, environmental controls and safety. Assists in the day-to-day cleaning and maintenance of objects. Maintains contact with museum professionals, and professional networks. Responsible for proper building crates, packing and shipping of art/objects. Represents the museum at professional organizations. Assists and works with the museum staff, Colgate students, faculty, and Hamilton constituencies. Qualifications (Education and Experience): - 3 to 5 years of museum or gallery experience and a Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent combination of experience or training required. - Must possess a current and valid driver's license. - Must be able to plan, prioritize, schedule, implement and oversee simultaneous projects assuring timely completion. - Ability to research and prepare cost estimates, develop and successfully manage budgets. - Must be capable of working collegially with a diverse group of faculty, staff, students, conservators, museum professionals, scholars, collectors, lenders and the general public on a daily basis. - Broad knowledge of technical equipment and variable media in terms of exhibition presentation, exhibition layout configuration and archival preservation required. Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/kvq7rptcpz Posted on: 07/12/2016

Exhibits

Preparator

Smith College Northampton, MA
Preparator Museum of Art Smith College Smith College seeks a Preparator to manage the staff and operations of the museum’s installation department, applying the highest level of museum standards in security, environmental controls, safety, and art handling and ensuring adherence to safe workplace practices and procedures in the handling of art and the operation of collections storage, exhibition, and workshop spaces. Associate's degree and five years progressively responsible experience in art museum preparation or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Bachelor’s degree preferred in arts related field. Excellent communication and organizational skills. Experience with the technical aspects of standard art handling practices, exhibit design/lighting, and collections care. Ability to coordinate multiple projects and manage staff, materials, and schedule effectively. Review of applications will begin immediately. To be considered for this position and to view full description, visit https://smithcollege.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=35396&job=as0541-preparator Smith College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer Posted on: 08/03/2016

Facilities

Event Supervisor

Hill-Stead Museum Farmington, CT
Hill-Stead Museum in Farmington, CT is accepting applications for reliable hourly Event Supervisors, flexible availability to work daytime, evenings or weekends as event schedules dictate on a per diem basis; on-call availability a plus. Successful candidates will have some experience in retail, hospitality, wait-staffing, and customer service. Event Supervisors will report to the Manager of Private Rentals and Corporate Functions for scheduling purposes and to the Curator and Director of Interpretation & Programs for all other matters relating to their employment. Major responsibilities include oversight of weddings and private events, corporate and non-profit functions with client/host, guest and vendor satisfaction in mind. Event Supervisors will be trained in all facets of Museum Shop operations. Event Supervisors will serve as the professional representative of Hill-Stead Museum to event patrons and vendors with demeanor and attire reflective of the high standards of the museum; supervise each event from pre-event start and vendor arrival through event conclusion, including vendor clean up and departure. Adherence to policies and procedures related to the buildings and property to ensure timely attention as questions or issues arise; monitor the event as it is happening for adherence to timeline agreed upon in the event contract. Event Supervisors will share general knowledge about Hill-Stead, including the collection, the Pope Riddle family, and the property in order to engage with patrons and answer their questions. Requirements include: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact with a diverse range of individuals and groups; ability to multi-task and to remain calm under pressure; ability to work effectively with donors, volunteers, and paid staff at all levels; ability to work alone or as part of a team; knowledge of and interest in art history, particularly Impressionism, and/or gardens & landscape, especially Hill-Stead’s Sunken Garden, a plus. High School diploma or GED is required; previous event planning/management/coordination a plus. Compensation is $15.00 per hour on a per diem basis. Interested and reliable individuals, college age and older, should e-mail a letter of intent, résumé, three references, and request full job description to Sue Guimaraes, Assistant to the Executive Director, at guimaraess@hillstead.org. Posted on: 07/08/2016

Museum Store

Shop Associate

Hill-Stead Museum Farmington, CT
Hill-Stead Museum seeks a reliable Shop Associate to work every Saturday with flexibility to support as Shop back-up during regular shop hours on an as-needed basis. Reporting to the Visitor and Rental Services Manager, the Shop Associate is responsible for operation of the Museum Shop and Visitor Services. The Museum Shop is open to the public Tuesday – Sunday, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: Visitor Services Greet and direct visitors, answer questions about the museum, the collection, grounds, and upcoming events Serve as an ambassador in this capacity as the first point of contact most visitors have with HSM. Provide visitors with information about the tour Direct inquiries, as appropriate, to relevant staff members Accurately process museum admissions via the register using the Retail Management System (RMS) in order to collect admission fees and record the number of visitors to Hill-Stead Inform the security guard on duty of how many visitors are going on each tour in a timely manner Ensure that trail maps, program guides, membership forms etc. are available for customers in the museum shop and orientation gallery, and that the introductory video is playing during tour hours Answer the phone and transfer calls to appropriate staff members Keep track of museum guides’ schedule and make alternative arrangements in case a scheduled guide does not appear for work Keep track of group tour (adult groups & school groups) schedule Retail Operations Accurately process merchandise sales via the register using RMS Give appropriate discounts as necessary Accurately process returns via the register using RMS Settle credit card transactions at the end of the day Promote and sell Museum Memberships and other programs offered by the museum Assist customers in a friendly and helpful manner Undertake general merchandising activities under the general direction of the Visitor and Rental Services Manager, including but not limited to: restocking shelves, labeling and pricing merchandise, and conducting inventory Ensure that the shop looks attractive, orderly and clean QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma or GED required. Previous retail or customer service experience a plus Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact with a diverse range of individuals and groups, highly desirable Ability to multi-task and to remain calm under pressure Ability to work effectively with donors, volunteers, and paid staff at all levels Adaptable to policy and procedure changes Ability to work alone or as part of a team Experience with Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Office required or ability to quickly and efficiently learn HSM’s programs Knowledge of and interest in art history, particularly Impressionism, a plus For a complete job description or to submit your résumé, cover letter, and three references in confidence, contact Sue Guimaraes, Assistant to the Executive Director, Hill-Stead Museum, 35 Mountain Rd, Farmington, CT 06032, or email guimaraess@hillstead.org Posted on: 07/08/2016

Security

No Security positions are currently available.

Visitor Services

Museum Interpreter

Coggeshall Farm Museum Bristol, RI
Coggeshall Farm Museum is looking for part-time staff to interpret and work on the late 18th century farm, garden, and animal husbandry for visitors at our non-profit living history museum and working farm in Bristol, RI. As part of a small and dedicated staff, this position requires a self-motivated, dependable, and outgoing individual. Responsibilities: conduct school tours, regular daily tours, workshops, and special events programming; demonstrate 18th century skills, farm chores, and associated knowledge; provide the visitors with informative, accurate, and engaging information; assist with care for the health, safety, and cleanliness of all animals; assist with basic maintenance of all structures and farm fields; assist with set up, organization, and demonstration for special events
Qualifications: Knowledge of farm animal husbandry or ability to learn; minimum 2 years experience with agricultural presentations, preferably at a historic site is preferred; experience with school tours, outreach programs and special events is preferred; physically able to lift 40lbs, and be on your feet for 2 hours at a time; valid driver’s license with a clear driving record; ability to perform physical labor related to farm work, including the ability to use or learn to use 18th century farm equipment in varying weather conditions; ability to work a flexible schedule, weekends required. TO APPLY: Please submit resume and cover letter to Casey Duckett Interim Executive Director c.duckett@coggeshallfarm.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 08/25/2016

Visitor Experience Associate

Boston Children's Museum Boston, MA
Visitor Experience Associates (VEAs) are responsible for promoting a fun learning experience for all visitors with a welcoming, courteous, and professional manner; promoting the Power of Play through programming and visitor engagement; providing 5-Star service to visitors throughout the Museum; performing daily opening/closing duties throughout the Museum such as routine cleaning, restocking, and preparation of program materials; accurately accounting for register drawer at the beginning and end of shift; and participating in regularly scheduled staff meetings and ongoing trainings. VEAs will staff the Admissions Desk and various exhibits throughout the museum. Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent; some college experience preferred; Advanced course work or experience in customer service, education, family learning, or retail operations preferred; Experience working with young children (ages 0-8) and their families in recreational settings, afterschool programs or classrooms; Previous cash handling experience; Excellent communication skills and ability to interact positively with all visitors, including children, adults, and large groups; Ability to react positively to a rapidly changing environment and make good decisions under pressure; Experience working in a fast-paced, high-volume environment; Ability to work with diverse staff and visitors; Fluency in multiple languages a plus. Hours: Part-time and full-time shifts available. Shifts of 28+ hours per week are benefits eligible. To Apply: please send cover letter and resume via mail to Boston Children’s Museum, Attn: Human Resources, 308 Congress Street, Boston MA 02210; email to Jobs@BostonChildrensMuseum.org; fax to 617.423.3213.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: $10/hour
Posted on: 08/24/2016

Visitor Services and Event Assistant

Museum of Russian Icons Clinton, MA
The Museum of Russian Icons seeks to fill the position of Visitor Services and Events Assistant. This is a temporary position with the potential for extension. This will include 10-15 regular hours per week including Sundays and additional hours on an on-call basis for rentals and special events. At the Front Desk, the Assistant greets visitors; processes admissions, memberships and program, Shop, and Russian Tea Room sales; answers phone and email inquiries; and completes administrative projects as assigned. For events, the Assistant sets up/breaks down equipment, and facilitates guests’ experience under the direction of the Events Manager. Required skills: commitment to exceptional customer service; ability to multi-task at a busy front desk; team oriented attitude; cash handling and retail experience helpful; flexibility to work evenings and weekends as necessary; ability to lift up to 40 pounds. Anticipated timeframe: October 3, 2016 – February 1, 2017. To apply: email a cover letter and resume to Amy Budge, Visitor Services and Events Manager, abudge@museumofrussianicons.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
SALARY RANGE: Starting rate: $11 per hour
Posted on: 08/22/2016

Visitor Services Director

Old South Meeting House Boston, MA
Busy museum, historic site and active meeting place in downtown Boston seeks experienced, energetic and positive professional to develop, direct and manage all aspects of visitor services to ensure a high-quality, educational and enjoyable experience for over 80,000 visitors each year. This key position works in collaboration with a small professional staff and outside organizations to manage, evaluate and strengthen the visitor experience in alignment with the museum's mission and strategic goals. Responsibilities include: Directing and managing daily front line operations of museum and museum shop to provide visitors with outstanding service while ensuring high attendance; hiring and training team of motivated staff to work with members, visitors, and groups in admissions, historic site, museum shop and at public programs; helping set and meet revenue goals and manage annual budgets for admissions and museum shop. Salaried full time position with benefits; regular schedule requires at least one weekend day. Qualifications: dependable professional with: 3+ years related experience working with the public; adaptability in managing multiple priorities in fast paced diverse environment; ability to negotiate and mediate at all levels, be sensitive to differing viewpoints, be proactive and anticipate visitor needs; demonstrated skills as a team member and in training and motivating and in training and motivating staff; excellent organizational skills; interest in new strategies around visitor engagement, history and free speech. Experience with a ticketing and customer engagement system a plus. To apply: send cover letter, resume and 3 references to ecurran@osmh.org marked “Visitor Services Search” Posted on: 08/15/2016

Museum Assistant - part time

Old South Meeting House Boston, MA
Old South Meeting House, a busy non-profit museum, historic site and active meeting place in downtown Boston, seeks a dependable and outgoing individual to help ensure a high-quality, enjoyable experience for more than 80,000 visitors each year from around the world. This hourly part-time position is an important part of our Visitor Services team, and works in museum admissions, the museum shop, the historic site and exhibits, selling tickets and interacting with members, visitors, program participants and groups. Requires successful experience working with the public, enthusiasm for interacting with visitors and interest in American history, civic engagement and museums. Training provided; prior museum experience is a plus but is not required. We are currently seeking candidates available to work two - three days per week (16 - 28 hours) with availability required at least one weekend day per week. In addition, there are opportunities to work at evening events and programs. Apply as soon as possible; applications accepted on rolling basis until positions are filled. Send resume, cover letter, and 3 references to: jknight@osmh.org. For more information on the Old South Meeting House please visit our web site at osmh.org Posted on: 08/12/2016

Visitor Services Specialist (Shift #324)

Musuem of Science Boston, MA
The Visitor Services Specialist helps guests have the best possible experience at the Museum of Science. The VSS functions as a member of the Museum's sales and guest service force -- selling tickets and memberships and proactively making suggestions to guests at point of purchase to match guest interests to Museum offerings and meet sales goals. In addition, the VSS operates the Thrill Ride 360 simulators, 4-D Theater, and Omni Theater console, controls access to venues, and conducts school group check in. For more information and to apply, please visit: https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/432167-29458.html EEO/M/F/V/D Posted on: 08/02/2016

Guest Services Ambassador

The Trustees Ipswich, MA
Do you love helping people and seeing visitors leave with a smile on their face? Do you know that when guests are greeted warmly, it sets the tone for the rest of their visit? If so, we want you to join our dedicated and lively team of Guest Service Ambassadors! Our ambassadors are cheerful, professional, and knowledgeable and make our guests feel welcome, valued and important. Ambassador roles include being in our gift shop, at our admissions desk and in the Casino building, which acts as a welcome center on the weekends. Everyday is different but our ambassadors continually provide exemplary customer service. Currently we are looking for Guest Services Ambassadors for the historic Castle Hill, part of the Crane Estate in Ipswich, MA and operated by The Trustees. This is a part-time, seasonal position, now through November. Daytime and weekend hours are required. Interested applicants should enjoy working with the public, proving exceptional customer service, feel comfortable selling memberships and working with our new point of sale system. To see the full posting and to apply, click the following link: https://goo.gl/gl4SM9 Posted on: 07/14/2016

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: http://www.maine.gov/fps/opportunities/ click the direct hire link. Applications must be received or postmarked by: Friday, September 25, 2015. Posted on: 12/31/1969

Volunteer Services

No Volunteer Services positions are currently available.

Intern/Fellowship, Paid

Decorative Arts Trust Intern

Historic Deerfield Deerfield, MA
Historic Deerfield seeks an emerging decorative arts scholar for a two-year curatorial internship funded in part by the Decorative Arts Trust. The Intern will be actively involved in the day-to-day management of the museum’s 25,000 object collection of New England furniture, early American silver, English pottery, textiles and costumes, and related decorative arts. The Intern will be an active member of the curatorial department, working to care for, research, interpret, and display the collection within 12 historic houses and the Flynt Center while contributing to a variety of collections management, exhibition, and educational projects and programs. Approximately 60% of the Intern’s time will be assisting the Curatorial Department Director with research and writing of a catalogue based on the museum’s collection of English pottery. The intern must be a recent (no more than 4 years) graduate of a Master’s Degree program in Decorative Arts, American Material Culture, Art History, History, Public History, Museum Studies, or a related program. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in New England decorative arts and material culture, the ability to work independently and as part of a team, strong written, organizational, and public speaking skills, and research experience with primary sources. Please email or mail letter of interest, resume, writing sample, and names of three professional references with contact information to: Amanda Lange, Curatorial Department Director, Historic Deerfield, Inc., P.O. Box 321, 37D Old Main Street, Deerfield, MA 01342. Email: lange@historic-deerfield.org For a complete job description, visit historic-deerfield.org and search for "employment opportunities". Posted on: 08/10/2016

Public Programs Internship - Stipend and Housing Provided

Presidio Trust San Francisco, CA
POSITION OVERVIEW The Presidio Trust Heritage Public Program Intern will assist in the development, execution, and evaluation of public events in the Presidio Officers’ Club. The intern will help the Education staff with the facilitation of family programs on weekends and at special Education events throughout the year. The intern will also welcome visitors to the Officers’ Club at the front desk and in the Heritage Gallery (our main exhibition space), and provide information regarding the Presidio’s past, present, and future. The internship is a career development opportunity designed to give recent graduates a venue for learning and improving skills in public program development, production, marketing, and evaluation; public interpretation of heritage sites; community engagement; customer service; and education. Please go here for full position description and how to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByTtF2j1Im3zR1JqRjd2SGRRMDg/view?usp=sharing Posted on: 08/10/2016

Exibition Internship - Stipend and Housing Provided

Presidio Trust San Francisco, CA
The Presidio Trust Heritage Program Exhibition Intern will support the welcoming initiatives of the Presidio Heritage Program. The intern will be expected to support the state of the art exhibition program at the Presidio Officers’ Club. The intern will work with exhibition team staff to research, write, and develop exhibitions; install and maintain exhibitions; develop supplementary materials such as docent training resources; and assist in the evaluation of exhibitions. The intern will also welcome visitors to the Officers’ Club by providing information to visitors regarding the Officers’ Club and the entire Presidio. The internship is a career development opportunity designed to give recent graduates a venue for improving skills in museum exhibition development, exhibition maintenance and evaluation, customer service, community engagement, and public interpretation of the Presidio’s natural and historic sites. Please go here for full position description and how to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByTtF2j1Im3zVjVEeGJHVXpHbkU/view?usp=sharing Posted on: 08/10/2016

Education Internship - Stipend and Housing Provided

Presidio Trust San Francisco, CA
The Presidio Trust Heritage Education Intern will support the educational initiatives of the Presidio Heritage Program. The intern will be expected to lead both environmental and cultural educational programming in the form of field trips, after school programs, camps, and family events for youth ranging from pre-K through high school as well as for some adult audiences. The intern will also assist the education staff with the development and implementation of new education programs and outreach initiatives. The internship is a career development opportunity designed to give recent graduates a venue for improving skills in informal education, curriculum development, program evaluation, community engagement, and public interpretation of the Presidio’s natural and historic sites. Please go here for more information: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByTtF2j1Im3zZFU0SUVYdUoyT00/view?usp=sharing Posted on: 08/10/2016

New Media Intern (paid)

The Metropolitan Waterworks Museum Boston, MA
The Metropolitan Waterworks Museum seeks a creative, enthusiastic, and highly motivated Intern to join a team dedicated to growing the reach of the museum. The Intern will play a key role in communications and marketing, and support staff in the process of generating and maintaining several social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) as part of our audience development and outreach efforts. The Intern will have several responsibilities including: coordinating with Manager and Executive Director to create/post/analyze social media content; assisting with preparation, editing, and scheduling of posts across multiple social platforms and emerging channels; developing written content or graphic materials for use in media assets, blog, website, or in email marketing; and the monitoring and analysis of metrics, including preparation of summary reports regarding reach. Requirements include: recent B.A., or graduate student preferred; excellent verbal and written communication skills; demonstrated fluency with social media platforms and email marketing systems; strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to work toward deadlines; familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite, and Canva/Hootsuite/Constant Contact, or similar; willingness to explore new media opportunities; an ability to work independently; and interest in supporting a mission-based nonprofit organization. Length of internship 12 weeks (September-December) for 2 days per week (Tuesday - Saturday schedule, maximum 10 hours per week) for $1200 stipend ($10 per hour). Please email cover letter, resume (PDF preferred), and two references to: Suanna Crowley, Manager, Outreach & Development, Metropolitan Waterworks Museum, Suanna.Crowley@WaterworksMuseum.org. No phone inquiries, please. Closing date for applications: August 20, 2016. Posted on: 08/01/2016

Intern, Unpaid

Collections Intern

Old North Foundation Boston, MA
The Old North Foundation is seeking a responsible, meticulous graduate student to document, research, catalog, and properly store the art collection of the Old North Church. Responsibilities also include reviewing and strengthening our Collections Policy, reassessing condition reports (and scanning them), researching works and writing labels for works on display, and sharing finds and results with the public through blog posts and potential presentations. The selected intern will be finishing and expanding upon the work completed by a previous Collections Intern. The right candidate is someone who is outgoing and enjoys the sleuthing process for undocumented pieces! This internship is the perfect opportunity for someone seeking employment as a curator, registrar, or collections manager. We are interested in making this internship a dynamic experience for the right candidate. Qualifications: graduate student in museum studies, art history, or public history with an intent of beginning a career in museum collections; some experience with collections, either at a gallery or museum; familiarity with photo-documentation and image archiving; strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, experience with basic office tasks; superior oral and written communication skills; superior research skills; ability to work independently on one’s own initiative and as a teammate. Interested applicants should email a resume (no longer than 2 pages) with relevant class list and cover letter with availability to Erin Wederbrook Yuskaitis, Director of Education, at education@oldnorth.com. Please include Fall 2016 Collections Internship in the subject line of the email. Posted on: 08/24/2016

Museum Education Internship - Winter Family Programs

Springfield Museums Springfield, MA
Working closely with the Family Engagement Coordinator, implement elements of family programs throughout the 2016 holiday season. Focusing on activities around the Gingerbread Magic special exhibit, help to ensure a fun, positive, and special visitor experience throughout the months of November and December. Work may include decorating, leading art and science activities, and staffing the gingerbread playroom. It will also include leading activities during December School Vacation around a superheroes theme. Work schedule includes one 4-hour weekday shift per week on a flexible basis, beginning the first week in November. Fixed schedule includes: 11/25, 11/26, 12/3, 12/10, 12/17, 12/27, 12/28, 12/29, and 12/30. The ideal candidate has documented experience working with children, and providing excellent customer service. Please apply at: http://www.internships.com/education/Museum-Education-Internship-Winter-Family-Programs Posted on: 08/15/2016

Education Intern

The Mary Baker Eddy Library Boston, MA
Responsibilities: The Education Intern will assist the Educational Programs Coordinator in facilitating on-site lessons from visiting schools; developing content and resources for youth programming. including school vacation weeks; doing program research; and supporting outreach efforts. Duties will also include supporting the Programs Team in implementation of the following programs: Opening Our Doors (Columbus Day); Caring for Christmas (December); and regular bi-monthly Storytimes. This Intern will also be trained in presenting guided tours of the Library’s Mapparium exhibit and of additional spaces, specifically geared to tours for K-12 audiences. Additional opportunities may be available to assist with educational programming for general and adult audiences. Qualifications: Applicants should have a background or interest in working with youth audiences and experience in one or more of the following fields: museum education; general education; library science; American history; event planning; customer service. Prior teaching experience in museums, schools, and/or camps is preferred. Interns must be patient with youth audiences, flexible, willing to work in teams, and able to take initiative The Library encourages applicants from all backgrounds to apply for this opportunity. Please note: Library internships are compensated in course credit only. Prospective interns have the responsibility to coordinate internship credit requirements with with advisors. Hours are flexible, Monday through Friday, but ideally interns should be available at least 12 hours per week. To Apply: Please submit a PDF of resume and cover letter, including two professional and/or academic references, by September 1st, 2016. Send to: Marie Palladino Educational Programs Coordinator The Mary Baker Eddy Library palladinom@mbelibrary.org Posted on: 08/12/2016

Fall 2016 Internships!

South County History Center Kingston, RI
The South County History Center is excited to announce internships opportunities for Fall 2016! We are looking for enthusiastic, friendly and responsible individuals who are interested in research, public and educational programming, and collections management. ABOUT US: The mission of the South County History Center is to lead the discovery and stewardship of South County’s unique historic resources through meaningful and enriching learning opportunities.  To achieve this goal, the Center preserves and interprets the material culture of South County through exhibits and study of archival, library and artifact collections. The Center’s collections focus on the domestic, social, business, and cultural life of South County from prior to the period of European arrival in Rhode Island through the present day. AVAILABLE INTERNSHIPS: We have three available internships allowing one to two interns per program: Collections Internship, Public Programming Internship and a new Archival and Digital Collections Internship. All information regarding these internships can be found at http://southcountyhistorycenter.org/volunteer-and-internship-opportunities. TO APPLY: Please apply on our website OR send an application (found on website), cover letter and resume to Kathleen Connell at kathleen@southcountyhistorycenter.org. Candidates must be 18 years or older and may be asked to participate in an interview process. Successful applicants will begin in September. Posted on: 07/18/2016

Volunteer

Education and Exhibit Interpretation Volunteer

Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate Boston, MA
The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate (the EMK Institute) is dedicated to educating the public about our government, invigorating public discourse, encouraging participatory democracy, and inspiring the next generation of citizens and leaders. The EMK Institute for the United States Senate is one of the leading organizations working to turn the tide on civic education. Offering a new model for education and outreach, the EMK Institute invites the American public into the discourse on the challenges facing the nation. The Education & Visitor Experience Volunteer Program will be well suited to those interested in US history, American politics, and civic education. This will be a fantastic opportunity for volunteers to personally curate the legacy of the late Senator Edward M. Kennedy and ensure all our visitors leave EMK with an appreciation for the necessity of civic engagement and the motivation to get involved. Please e-mail volunteer@emkinstitute.org with a resume and cover letter if you have an interest for a volunteer opportunity. Posted on: 08/22/2016

Volunteer Tour Guide and Docent

Paul S. Russell, MD Museum of Medical History and Innovation at Massachusetts General Hospital Boston, MA
We are recruiting new volunteers to help us meet the growing demand for our history tours, technology demonstrations, and school programs. Volunteers welcome visitors in the museum, lead tours of the historical highlights of Mass General’s campus and of the historic Ether Dome, and demonstrate our virtual dissection table. You can expect to work with all ages, with tourists and hospital staff and patients, with locals and visitors with limited English. Some days are fast-paced and busy, while other days are quiet. No special background in history, medicine, or science is required – we will train you! Docents typically have one standing two- or three-hour shift per week; must have some flexibility to cover other shifts. Most of the shifts are during M-F 9-5 business hours, with some Saturday shifts. Must be available a minimum of six months. Send a note explaining your interest and availability to mghhistory@partners.org. Posted on: 08/11/2016

Volunteer Tour Guide

William Cullen Bryant Homestead - The Trustees Cummington, MA
Help us bring history alive at the William Cullen Bryant Homestead in Cummington! A fun way to dive into local history, art and literature - come join fellow history lovers and share this historic house's stories & past with the public! The William Cullen Bryant Homestead, a property of The Trustees, is the 19th century home of American poet and conservationist William Cullen Bryant. We currently are looking for folks interested in joining our volunteer tour guide group to help lead our newly designed tours this summer and fall. Volunteers will be provided with training to help them bring to life the history, home and stories of William Cullen Bryant and the homestead during our house tours. Interested candidates should email acaluori@thetrustees.org or call 413.628.4485 x3. Posted on: 07/26/2016

Board Member

No Board Member positions are currently available.

Other

Digital Media Specialist

Yale University New Haven, CT
Reporting to the Museum’s Director of Public Programs, provide leadership in the development, design, implementation, support, and assessment of digital resources for all Museum audiences, working with Museum staff and faculty curators. Required Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree and three to five years of web-based programming experience or an equivalent combination of knowledge and experience.Qualifications: Skilled with tools for web authoring and multimedia production (such as Dreamweaver, Flash and Javascript); for scripting (such as Python and Perl), and for database interface development (such as PHP, mySQL and Ruby). Skilled with tools for workflow and content management such as Drupal, GIT and JIRA. Skilled with tools for video production and editing such as Final Cut Pro. Forward-thinking attitude toward visitor experience, education, and exhibition-based technologies (both touchscreen kiosk-based and handheld devices). Demonstrated ability and interest in tracking, learning, and applying emerging technologies (e.g., iBeacon) and their use and evaluation. Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Experience in museum-based or other formal/informal educational setting. Experience with user-oriented design, digital asset management, online instruction, and informatics. Demonstrated experience in developing and supporting creative and innovative digital educational products. Application: For more information and immediate consideration, please apply online at www.yale.edu/jobs - the STARS req ID for this position is 38476BR. Please be sure to reference this website when applying for this position. AA/EEO – M/F/Disability/Veteran Posted on: 08/04/2016

Museum Event Director

Metropolitan Waterworks Museum Chestnut Hill, MA
We are looking for a creative, goal oriented, team player to fill the role of Event Director. The Museum is a young organization and needs an individual who will encourage membership, engagement and programming related to our mission as well as work with the staff to produce two large fundraising events per year. The museum is also used as a venue for private and business events for which the Museum has two event managers to oversee the evening and weekend affairs. Must have the following: ability to interact effectively with a diverse range of people. Manage multiple priorities, work independently but also as part of a small staff in a collaborative environment. Manage event invoicing using QuickBooks, work closely with Outreach and Development manager on annual appeal, sponsorships for fundraising events, membership, and donor engagement. Ability to sell events at the MWM and fundraise with support from ED. Cultivate and maintain relationships with the Museum’s vendors. Assist the ED in reaching out to potential donors and sponsors. Able to utilize social media to drive membership, private events and development goals. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree, 4+ years of experience in any or all of the following areas: event planning, sales, marketing and nonprofit fundraising. Excellent project management and organizational skills. Working knowledge of or willingness to learn QuickBooks. Salaried position at 20 hours per week. Please send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to Barbara.Elfman@waterworksmuseum.org with Events Director in subject line. Posted on: 08/03/2016

Stewardship Officer

Museum of Science Boston, MA
Stewardship Officer Museum of Science, Boston www.mos.org SUMMARY STATEMENT: The Stewardship Officer oversees an institutional donor relations program that supports strategic cultivation, recognition, and stewardship of individual, corporate, and foundation donors to the Museum of Science. This position is responsible for designing and implementing a gift recognition program for the Museum’s donors to provide for unique gift recognition that commemorates events and strengthens relationships as well as running and dispersing endowment reports. Essentially, the work of the Stewardship Officer ensures that Museum of Science donors are properly recognized for their philanthropy. For more information and to apply, please visit: https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/433553-29458.html EEO/M/F/V/D Posted on: 08/02/2016

Executive Assistant

Boston Children's Museum Boston, MA
The Executive Assistant works individually and as a team member to facilitate the administrative functions and effectiveness of the President’s Office. Specific responsibilities include maintaining the President’s calendar, budget maintenance, planning and executing business meetings, and providing support to other departments as needed. S/he is responsible for scheduling Board meetings, assisting in agenda writing for Trustee and Board Committee meetings, preparing materials for Board meetings, and taking/ archiving the official Board Meeting minutes. S/he must anticipate the needs of a busy office, show strong leadership, interface with Board and staff, maintain confidentiality and set priorities in accordance with the President’s agenda. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required; 4 years administrative experience or the equivalent required; Development experience highly desirable; Ability to work in a fast-paced environment on multiple projects under pressure, including the flexibility to adapt to changing priorities; Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, PowerPoint and Outlook. Mail merge skills required; Experience with Raiser’s Edge database preferred; Meeting planning experience preferred; Professional communications skills: strong telephone presence and advanced writing/proofreading proficiency; Excellent organizational skills: Detail-oriented and ability to follow through; Strong interpersonal skills and experience working with diverse populations; Must be willing to work additional hours to attend Board and Committee meetings. Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm. Occasional evenings and early mornings required. To apply: To apply, please send cover letter and resume via mail to Boston Children’s Museum, Attn: Human Resources, 308 Congress Street, Boston MA 02210; email to Jobs@BostonChildrensMuseum.org; fax to 617.423.3213. Posted on: 07/27/2016

Mellon Digital Projects Manager

Williams College Williamstown, MA
Mellon Digital Projects Manager Williams College Museum of Art Williams College is pleased to announce a position of Mellon Digital Projects Manager in the Williams College Museum of Art. This is a full time (40 hours per week), year-round, 3-year term position, reporting to the Museum Director. Responsibilities: • Lead strategic planning and manage implementation of collection-based digital initiatives • Create and enforce naming taxonomies and metadata scheme, tagging files with relevant and accurate metadata, enforcing asset file standards, and ensure application documentation is up-to-date • Work with faculty and museum staff to iteratively stage data use • Provide technical expertise for digital asset / enterprise content management systems Qualifications: • Experience with The Museum System (TMS), eMuseum, digital asset management systems, and print/media technologies • Proficiency in SQL and relational databases • A thorough understanding of intellectual property law, including “fair use” and similar copyright issues • Knowledge of digitization processes for content, including digital image capture and scanning, image, audio and video formats and codecs, file conversion and archiving, data mining and harvesting, and metadata taxonomies • Familiarity with one or more programming languages • 3+ years experience in systems implementations, system design, functional and technical requirements for digital asset management and digital workflow solutions To apply employment.williams.edu/staff Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/qtmdqr9nbh Posted on: 07/12/2016