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Administrative/Director

Curator/Administrator

Mattapoisett Historical Society Mattapoisett, MA
Mattapoisett Historical Society has an immediate opening for a part-time curator/administrator. Are you the professional who can help bring alive Mattapoisett’s vibrant history? We are looking for a highly-motivated and well-organized individual who can cope with varied demands and responsibilities effectively, with the initiative and creativity to propose new ideas and advise on best practice. Ideal candidate must be technologically-savvy, to maintain our on-line presence and manage our database (PastPerfect), and have experience and proficiency in office administration, managing inquiries, publicity and fundraising (including grant research and writing). A passion for history is essential. The curator/administrator will develop programs, exhibitions and events. Other duties include: attending monthly Board meetings and follow up action points; processing memberships and donations, related correspondence; welcoming museum visitors and researchers; production and distribution of the quarterly newsletter. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university is also required. To apply, send salary requirements, letter of interest, résumé, and contact information for three references to mac1990@verizon.net. The application deadline is September 1, 2015. 20hours/week; salary commensurate with experience. No phone calls please. Mattapoisett Historical Society is an equal opportunity employer. www.mattapoisetthistoricalsociety.org. Posted on: 08/03/2015

Administrator

Historical Society of Wells and Ogunquit Wells, ME
Part-time post. Are you the right person to be our “first mate” as the Historical Society of Wells and Ogunquit relaunches? We are looking for a highly-motivated and well-organized individual who can juggle varied demands and responsibilities successfully, with the track record and imagination to propose new ideas and advise on good practice. The ideal candidate must be internet-savvy, helping us to build our on-line presence and connect with young people, and have experience and proficiency in office administration, managing inquiries, dealing with the public and fundraising. An interest in history is essential: we need to make more of our museum and library and engage with local stakeholders. Other duties include: attending monthly Board meetings / log and follow up action points; processing memberships and donations, related correspondence; welcoming museum visitors and researchers; production and distribution of the Society’s quarterly newsletter; overseeing the logistics for weddings booked at our historic Meetinghouse. Requirements: proficiency with the web, MS Word, Excel and Pages or similar publishing package; experience with PastPerfect a plus; excellent communication and customer service skills; able to work autonomously; the willingness and enthusiasm to jump in and help wherever needed. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to info@wohistory.org by September 25, 2015. Up to 21 hrs/weekly. Hourly salary commensurate with experience; potential bonus for achieving fundraising targets. The Historical Society of Wells & Ogunquit is a 501(c) 3 non-profit society, founded in 1954. Posted on: 07/29/2015

Executive Director

Vermont Historical Society Barre, VT
The Vermont Historical Society (“VHS”) is seeking a dynamic visionary leader to serve as Executive Director of one of the nation’s oldest historical societies. Its administrative offices, library, exhibition galleries and collections are located in the historically significant Vermont History Center in Barre, Vermont. The VHS also operates a museum and bookstore in the state capital of Montpelier. VHS publishes a quarterly newsletter, a semi-annual scholarly history journal and numerous books on Vermont history. Its programs extend throughout the state. The organization’s signature event, Vermont History Expo, is held every other summer and features exhibitions from over 100 local historical societies from around Vermont that join the Society in a celebration of various aspects of Vermont’s special history. The candidate should be a hands-on leader who works well with others. The candidate should have education and experience appropriate to the position and excellent presentation skills. Although an expertise in Vermont history is not required, a strong foundation in the history of the United States is important as is as a willingness to learn Vermont’s unique story. The VHS has an annual budget of nearly two million dollars, of which the State of Vermont supports approximately half. The Society has 16 employees, (13 full-time equivalents). The position offers a competitive salary and generous benefits. Please visit this site for a detailed job description: vermonthistory.org/career-opportunities Please send your cover letter, résumé and three references to search@vermonthistory.org Posted on: 07/28/2015

President & CEO

Old Westbury Gardens Old Westbury, NY
Opened in 1959, Old Westbury Gardens contains 88 acres of landscaped grounds including 25 acres of gardens surrounded by a perimeter of 85 “Forever Wild” acres and 7 original historic buildings. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the 200-acre estate is the former home of John S. Phipps completed in 1906 by English designer George A. Crawley in the Charles II American Country Estate tradition. We seek a proven leader who can demonstrate a successful career of consistently moving nonprofit organizations forward in pursuit of their vision. This individual would bring leadership characterized by an ability to garner broad constituent support, develop and empower staff, increase visibility of the organization and carry forward major projects and programs. We seek a leader who is an exceptional relationship builder whose passion is evident by his or her ability to clearly and enthusiastically articulate the organization’s vision. We seek a person with an engaging personality whose passion and enthusiasm for the Garden’s mission is evident in his or her chosen career and/or personal interests. This person must eagerly and enthusiastically assume the role of “the public face” of the Gardens by effectively reaching out to multiple stakeholders not only on Long Island but also in Manhattan and the greater Tri-State area. A minimum of 10 years of management level experience is required. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university is also required. A graduate degree is preferred. Please send a letter of introduction and a current resume to resumes@kittlemansearch.com. Posted on: 07/27/2015

Manager of Operations and Communications

Concord Museum Concord, MA
The Concord Museum, in historic Concord, Massachusetts, seeks a highly motivated individual to join its staff as a full-time Manager of Operations and Communications. Reporting to the Executive Director, s/he is responsible for the smooth day-to-day operation of the administrative office of the Museum; works closely with the Museum’s Board of Governors and Board of Trustees; and provides significant support to the Director of Marketing and Public Relations with the creation and implementation of communications for the Museum. For the full job description and to apply, visit http://www.concordmuseum.org/employment-opportunities.php. Posted on: 07/16/2015

Director

International Print Center New York New York, NY
International Print Center New York (IPCNY), founded in 2000, is the only non-profit membership institution devoted solely to the exhibition and understanding of fine art prints. After 15 years of leading the Center to its prominent position in the printmaking community, the founding director, Anne Coffin, is stepping down. The Board of Directors is seeking a dynamic and creative leader with strong connections and commitment to printmaking and significant experience managing a small not-for-profit arts organization. IPCNY supports the work of both the prominent and the unknown. Several exhibitions a year are curated by distinguished members of the art community, often featuring printmaking in earlier periods or non-western or non traditional printmaking. Three juried exhibitions a year are devoted to new prints. IPCNY has strong educational programming for all ages and its Study Center teaches the craft and art of printmaking. The website is a valuable international resource. IPCNY operates with a budget of $500,000, a full-time staff of four and a devoted 26 person Board of Directors. The new Director will combine managerial savvy and artistic perception. Seven years of experience at a non-profit visual arts institution is desirable. An advanced degree in a relevant field is preferred. The full position description is at www.opportunityresources.net under “Active Clients.” More information about IPCNY is at www.ipcny.org. Address all inquiries and recommendations in confidence (e-mail preferred) to: Freda Mindlin or Nancy Kaufman, Opportunity Resources Inc., New York, NY search@opportunityresources.net Posted on: 07/14/2015

Operations Manager

Lyman Allyn Art Museum New London, CT
The Lyman Allyn Art Museum, an AAM-accredited institution serving New London and Southeastern Connecticut as a vibrant fine arts museum and cultural center, seeks an experienced Operations Manager for a permanent part-time (24 hours/week) position. Occasional weekend/evening hours required. Reporting to the Museum Director, this senior staff member will play an important role in the revitalization effort of the Lyman Allyn Art Museum, now moving forward. The ideal candidate has a BA in the Humanities, although a Masters in Museum Studies or Non-Profit Administration is preferred. Demonstrable operations experience in a museum environment is preferred. The successful applicant will be an energetic, ambitious, goal-oriented and a creative self-starter who possesses the ability to work both independently and collaboratively. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please send cover letter and resume with references to: Search Committee, Lyman Allyn Art Museum, 625 Williams Street, New London, CT 06320. Applications may also be filed via email to search@lymanallyn.org. The Lyman Allyn Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer. Posted on: 07/14/2015

Executive Director

Providence Children's Museum Providence, RI
Providence Children’s Museum, the first and only children’s museum in Rhode Island, seeks a dynamic Executive Director (ED) with experience, vision and energy. As the Museum transitions to new leadership after three decades of consistently strong stewardship, the ED will be charged with realizing the Museum’s vision that Rhode Island prioritizes children and their families in policy and practice and values children’s right, need and ability to play and learn in their own ways. The next ED must bring proven leadership, fundraising, financial, and relationship management experience, excellent communication skills, and a passion for children and their development. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will lead a staff of 30+ full-time and part-time employees and manage the Museum’s $2.2 million operating budget. For the complete job description visit www.mcaonline.us. To apply email resume and cover letter to MCAWall2@gmail.com. Posted on: 07/08/2015

Executive Director

Ellen Noel Museum of Art Odessa, TX
Opportunity to direct vibrant, growing AAM-accredited art museum in the Southwest, with can-do culture, eager to try new programs for receptive Board, creative staff, diverse audience. (www.noelartmuseum.org). Museum celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2016. Expanding collection of 800+ works of American art from 1850-contemporary; nationally and regionally significant exhibitions. Purpose-built facility, professional approach, energetic, well-trained staff of 12. $1M-annual-budget, $9M endowment. Smithsonian Affiliate. Free admission, excellent educational programs, notable Sculpture & Sensory Garden, lively events round out the program. West Texas Triangle consortium of five AAM-accredited museums provides collaboration opportunities. Board open to candidates who direct a smaller museum or a department, with art background and fundraising experience. OPPORTUNITIES: trying new ideas; planned expansion; mentoring talented staff; participating in Odessa’s cultural masterplan; leaving a legacy. Sunny climate, friendly community in Texas oil country, community leaders who support the arts. Cultural amenities in Odessa/Midland include several other museums, two theatres, new performing arts center, symphony, a university, and a college. Two minor-league sports teams and a major medical center available. Nearly year-round biking, hiking, golf, tennis, swimming, birding. Competitive compensation, benefits. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Institutional advancement, including fundraising, marketing; education, outreach, community relations; collections stewardship, exhibition, program planning; operational, strategic planning; governance, financial management. REQUIRED: 4+ years’ experience in museum management; related M.A.; art knowledge, fundraising experience. Full qualifications/job description at: www.museum-search.com. ABOUT THE MUSEUM AND AREA: www.odessacvb.com; http://www.odessaarts.org/; http://odessachamber.com/; http://www.odessa-tx.gov/; http://www.visitmidlandtexas.com/ APPLY: Email cover letter, résumé, salary requirement, names/contact information for 3 references by 8/17/15 to: SearchandRef@museum-search.com. EOE. Nominations welcome. Posted on: 06/29/2015

Executive to the Director/CEO

Norman Rockwell Museum Stockbridge, MA
Norman Rockwell Museum is seeking an experienced C level executive administrator to support our global museum leader CEO and board of trustees. Reports to the CEO and collaborates with staff across the museum. Full time with occasional evenings, early board committee meetings and full weekend events 3 – 4 times per year. Must possess naturally warm, sincere, friendly manner with superb spoken and written communication skills, considerable letter writing and phone engagement. Maintains absolute confidentiality and discretion with information at highest levels, works independently, demonstrates initiative and anticipates advance planning. Exacting organizational skills; able to juggle multiple tasks, scheduling and appointments with grace under deadlines for frequent traveling CEO. Able to organize, prepare, coordinate and execute complex board of trustee convenings. Contemporary technology skills, including full Microsoft Office, CRM or equivalent, and travel booking skills, with ability to create presentations, and manage electronic office and corporate records. Represents the Director/CEO at the highest levels and enjoys being an ambassador for Museum and diplomat to staff, trustees and donors. Three to five years executive experience, preferably with C-level office. Two to four years college or equivalent training and experience. Samples of letter writing, minutes-taking and reports requested. Graphical presentation skills invited. Send cover letter and resume to hcoleman@nrm.org. Put “Executive Assistant” in the subject heading. No phone calls or faxes, please. We will contact you by phone or email within two weeks of submission, but only for qualified applicants, which we hope you are. EEO Posted on: 06/23/2015

Assistant to the Director

Davis Museum at Wellesley College Wellesley, MA
The Davis Museum at Wellesley College seeks a highly organized, responsible and multi-talented individual to provide high-level administrative support and management for the Director and the Museum’s administrative office suite. Reports to the Director and works closely with staff at the museum and across campus; supervises student assistants. Performs administrative duties to ensure professional office procedures and executive level support. Manages complex calendars and travel arrangements. Handles a broad range of inquiries, issues and confidential materials and has significant interaction with VIP guests. Supports bookkeeping, manages billables and invoices, and related reporting. For details regarding the position and how to apply, please visit the Wellesley College HR website at https://career.wellesley.edu/postings/871 Posted on: 06/19/2015

Collections

Associate Preparator

deCordova Sculpture Park & Museum Lincoln, MA
DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum is seeking a full time Associate Preparator to join the curatorial department. The Associate Preparator working under the supervision of the Head Preparator is responsible for the installation and maintenance of all art in the museum building(s) including, special exhibitions, traveling shows, educational galleries/installations, and other projects as assigned by the Chief Curator and Registrar. Working with the Head Preparator, other responsibilities include the installation and maintenance of all art in the Sculpture Park. Additionally, both the Head Preparator and Associate Preparator are responsible for the permanent collection, including its care, transport, framing, installation, whether said projects occur inside or outside the museum building or campus. Experience with AV installations is highly desired. The Head Preparator and Associate Preparator work closely with Curators, Registrar, Educators, artists, contractors and others as required organizing, plan, and executing exhibitions, artist installations, and educational projects. The Associate Preparator works under the supervision of the Preparator to insure that the priorities of the department as expressed by the Registrar and Senior Curator are supported. To review the complete job posting visit www.decordova.org/opportunities. Interested individuals should send a cover letter and resume by August 9, 2015 to: Anderson Heagy, Head Preparator at aheagy@decordova.org, copying lhtraub@decordova.org. When applying by email, include “Associate Preparator” in subject line of email. Applications may be mailed to: deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Attn: Curatorial Department, 51 Sandy Pond Road, Lincoln, MA 01773. Please, no phone calls. Posted on: 07/23/2015

Assistant Registrar for the Permanent Collection / Archives and Library Manager

Shelburne Museum Shelburne, VT
Shelburne Museum is seeking a full-time, year-round Assistant Registrar for the Permanent Collection / Archives and Library Manager. The responsibilities of this diverse position will be to catalogue and enter data into the collections management system Mimsy XG. This includes new acquisitions and existing collections; uploading digital images; editing existing records; and generating reports. The incumbent will also manage the Museum’s digital image files and reproduction requests and manage the institutional archives and library. M.A. in Museum Studies, Library Science (MLS), or Library Information Science (MLIS) required, undergraduate degree in an arts related field preferred along with 2-3 years’ experience in cataloguing museum objects and 2-3 years’ experience with archival records, preferably in a museum setting. Experience with collections and reporting software; Mimsy XG and Crystal Reports preferred. Other responsibilities of the position include identification, archival appraisal, and acquisition of museum records, donated papers and photographs in a variety of formats, accessioning, arrangement and description of archival records, supervision of staff and researchers using archival records and rare books; and management of the circulating library for staff. For full position description, responsibilities, qualifications, and application instructions, please visit: www.shelburnemuseum.org Posted on: 07/17/2015

Collections Manager

Phillips Exeter Academy Exeter, NH
Lamont Gallery at Phillips Exeter Academy is embarking on the first sustained and comprehensive project to inventory, identity, and organize objects in its collection and to develop a set of procedures, policies and systems in support of maintaining the collection. The Collections Manager will coordinate the development of this project, and oversee all aspects of the care and management of works of art owned by or on special loan to or by Lamont Gallery. This position will report to the gallery director and curator. Submit a cover letter and a current resume, as one document (pdf or MS Word format), AND a completed application http://www.exeter.edu/documents/Application__EEO.pdf to recruitment@exeter.edu. Please indicate in the subject line: Collections Manager. The deadline for submission is August 15, 2015 Posted on: 07/15/2015

Special Project American Art Curator

Lyman Allyn Art Museum New London, CT
The Lyman Allyn Art Museum, an AAM-accredited institution serving New London and Southeastern Connecticut as a vibrant fine arts museum and cultural center, seeks an experienced American Art Curator for a full-time, twelve-month special project position beginning September 16, 2015. Reporting to the Museum Director, this senior staff member will play an pivotal role in the reinterpretation and reinstallation of the permanent exhibition galleries (approximately 3,000 square foot) of American Art in the Lyman Allyn Art Museum. The ideal candidate has a Ph.D. in American Art, although a M.A. in American Art may be sufficient. Experience in developing engaging exhibitions within an art museum is highly desired. The successful applicant will be an energetic and creative self-starter who enjoys working both independently and collaboratively. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please send cover letter and resume with references to: Search Committee, Lyman Allyn Art Museum, 625 Williams Street, New London, CT 06320. Applications may also be filed via email to search@lymanallyn.org. The Lyman Allyn Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer. Posted on: 07/14/2015

Collection Manager

Peabody Essex Museum Salem, MA
The Peabody Essex Museum, one of the most dynamic art museums in the nation, is seeking an experienced Collection Manager to provide a wide range of services related to the use, access, and care of the museum’s collection. Under the direction of the Head of Collection Management, the successful candidate will work closely with staff across many departments to coordinate planning, scheduling and collection services activities related to the Museum’s changing exhibitions, traveling exhibitions, gallery installations, research and other special projects. Some travel is required. The Collection Manager must have a minimum of five years professional experience in an art museum or gallery. A broad range of skills relating to the physical care of art objects is required including the physical ability for collections handling. The ability to independently plan, prioritize and implement projects is required. Creative problem solving, and the ability to collaborate effectively as a member of a team working across functions and departments are essential. Experience directing the work of others is required. Experience using Microsoft Office and the ability to work with collection management databases are required. A BA in Art History, Museum Studies or related program or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Interested candidates should apply by email to jobs@pem.org or send their resumes with cover letters and salary requirements, 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: 07/02/2015

Curator of Modern & Contemporary Glass

Corning Museum of Glass Corning, NY
The Corning Museum of Glass is seeking an experienced and knowledgeable Curator of Modern and Contemporary Glass, expert in the period from 1900 to the present, with PhD in art history or a related field strongly preferred. The Curator of Modern and Contemporary Glass oversees the extraordinary new 100,000 square foot Contemporary Art + Design Wing as well as exhibitions of work from the modern and contemporary collection installed in other areas of the Museum. The Museum, The Rakow Research Library, considered the world’s library of record on glass and The Studio are the three buildings that form the Corning campus. More information about the Corning Museum of Glass is HERE. The Curator of Modern and Contemporary Glass reports to the President/Executive Director and in addition, works closely with the Deputy Director of Collections, Research and Exhibitions as well as with the curatorial team, the Collection and Exhibition Manager, Chief Conservator, Director of Education, Director of the Studio, Chief Digital Officer and Chief Scientist. The full position description is at www.opportunityresources.net under “Clients/Active Searches.” Please address all inquiries and recommendations in confidence to the retained search consultants by email. Freda Mindlin or Nancy Kaufman Opportunity Resources Inc. New York, NY 10021 search@opportunityresources.net Posted on: 06/23/2015

Curatorial Assistant

Knights of Columbus Museum New Haven, CT
The Curatorial Assistant at the Knights of Columbus Museum assists the Museum Curator and the Manager of Visitor Services and Education with maintenance of the Museum’s collection and exhibits and provides operational support for visitor services functions serving the public welcoming and orienting visitors, scheduling tours and supporting educational outreach. The position also performs data entry into collections database for new, existing and un-cataloged objects, maintains object locations database for existing collection, handles the full inventory of the collection, and assists in re-housing of collections. In addition, the position assists in the installation of objects/artwork, assists with research and script writing for new exhibits in addition to other responsibilities as necessary. Qualified candidates should possess a Bachelor of Science degree in history, art history, or Museum Studies and 3 years related experience preferred or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Candidates should also possess a knowledge and/or experience with shipping art, be facile with technology including strong knowledge of Microsoft Office suite software including Excel, Internet Explorer, Word, PowerPoint & Photoshop, have the ability to communicate well with students of all ages and the public and possess excellent customer service skills. Candidates should be able to work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays and should also be able to lift up to 50 pounds, climb ladders and ability to kneel/stand for extended periods of time. Interested applicants should apply online via LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/cap/view/53565024. Applicants may also send an e-mail to humanresources@kofc.org with "Curatorial Assistant" in the subject line. Posted on: 06/11/2015

Development and Marketing

Director of Marketing & Communications

Bruce Museum Greenwich, CT
Marketing Director will develop and implement a strategic and dynamic marketing plan for all exhibitions, programs and events geared to diverse audiences; provide strong leadership to convey the Museum’s identity and mission to its constituency and general public with a focus on growing audiences. Write, design and place media content, fostering existing media relationships. With colleagues: oversee social media campaigns, enforce style guide, create membership marketing plan, and create A/V exhibition/program projects. Be the public face of the Museum. Preferred candidate has proven marketing/communications abilities in a museum or cultural non-profit; experience crafting communications programs to create or further enhance awareness, connectivity and giving – including promotional materials; experience developing broad-based marketing efforts directed at the general public conveying institutional change and future direction including powerful, compelling collateral materials to expand awareness of an institution’s value to the community; has developed broad-based public awareness campaigns creating a climate conducive to growing visitation, membership, and giving at all levels; and prior experience developing marketing strategy and implementing the plan for a possible future campaign. See more information at https://brucemuseum.org/site/about_us_detail/employment. Resume and cover letter to: marketing@brucemuseum.org, indicating NEMA as listing source. No phone calls, please. Posted on: 07/29/2015

Donor Events Coordinator

Portland Museum of Art Portland, ME
The Portland Museum of Art (PMA) is searching for a Donor Events Coordinator to work under the general supervision of the Director of Annual Giving, to provide support to all staff in the Development department by managing museum donor and member events, trips, and facility rentals in collaboration with the Development team. The Donor Events Coordinator will contribute to the operation of the Department in meeting the fundraising and constituent relationship priorities of the PMA’s mission and strategic plan. With an extensive collection and nationally renowned exhibitions, the Portland Museum of Art is the cultural heart of Portland. The PMA has significant holdings of American, European, and Contemporary art, yet its collection also highlights the rich artistic tradition of Maine. For position description with responsibilities, qualifications, and application instructions, please visit http://www.portlandmuseum.org/about/employment . The Portland Museum of Art is an equal opportunity employer. Posted on: 07/27/2015

Membership Manager

Portland Museum of Art Portland, ME
The Portland Museum of Art (PMA) is searching for a Membership Manager to work under the direction of the Director of Development, to develop and implement successful strategies for managing the PMA’s individual membership program, Annual Fund, and constituent database, effectively contributing to the fundraising and constituent relationship priorities of the museum’s mission and strategic plan. With an extensive collection and nationally renowned exhibitions, the Portland Museum of Art is the cultural heart of Portland. The PMA has significant holdings of American, European, and Contemporary art, yet its collection also highlights the rich artistic tradition of Maine. For position description with responsibilities, qualifications, and application instructions, please visit http://www.portlandmuseum.org/about/employment . The Portland Museum of Art is an equal opportunity employer. Posted on: 07/27/2015

Director of Development

Fitchburg Art Museum Fitchburg, MA
The newly rejuvenated Fitchburg Art Museum (AAM accredited) seeks a creative, energetic, and experienced Director of Development (DoD) to establish a professional fundraising department to support and expand our annual $1.1 million operating budget, and plan for a capital campaign to follow our current strategic planning process. FAM’s DoD will be responsible for all fundraising activities including strategy, cultivation/stewardship, major gifts, grants, Annual Appeal, and membership programs. The DoD will also be charged with growing FAM’s event rental business in a beautiful new event space. The DoD will report to the Executive Director, and hire and manage a new Development Associate, and manage a part-time Director of Corporate Membership. This is a new position at FAM, and provides an exciting opportunity to lead a vital department that will insure the museum’s success and sustainability. The successful candidate must have a BA or MA, significant development experience in museums or arts/culture/education organizations, and a proven ability to raise funds in multiple fundraising practices. Demonstrated excellence in organizational, managerial, communications, and IT/computer/social media skills are expected, along with a sophisticated knowledge of Raiser’s Edge. FAM’s DoD will also be a vital ambassador for the museum, with highly developed interpersonal abilities, and a team player in a small but passionately dedicated staff. Spanish language skills are a plus. FAM is an equal opportunity employer, and offers competitive compensation and benefits. To apply, please send a letter of intent, CV, and 3 references to FAM Executive Director Nick Capasso at ncapasso@fitchburgartmuseum.org. Posted on: 07/21/2015

Capital Campaign Coordinator

EcoTarium Worcester, MA
Position Summary: The EcoTarium, A Museum of Science & Nature, seeks an enthusiastic professional to support our Capital Campaign. This is a two-year, part-time (20 hrs) position. The successful candidate will provide administrative and project management assistance to properly execute the duties and tasks related to the Third Century Plan: Phase Two capital campaign. Full description can be found at: http://www.ecotarium.org/jobs/capital-campaign-coordinator Instructions: Please send a cover letter, resume and names of three references to: Human Resources, Attn: Capital Campaign Coordinator, EcoTarium, 222 Harrington Way, Worcester, MA 01604 or email: resume@ecotarium.org (link sends e-mail) (please include job title in the subject line) AA/EOE Posted on: 07/07/2015

Membership and Events Manager

EcoTarium Worcester, MA
Position Summary: The Membership and Events Manager is responsible for maintaining and expanding membership at the EcoTarium. Creates, implements, and evaluates membership renewal and acquisition programs. Maintains a presence and promotes memberships at museum events and activities. Plans and executes membership and cultivation events. Provides leadership to cross-functional Events Committee, overseeing planning, operations and logistics for member and member cultivation events. A full description of this position can be found at http://www.ecotarium.org/jobs/membership-events-manager Instructions: Please send a cover letter, resume and names of three references to: Human Resources, Attn: Membership and Events Manager, EcoTarium, 222 Harrington Way, Worcester, MA 01604 or email: resume@ecotarium.org. Please include job title in the subject line. AA/EOE Posted on: 07/07/2015

Copywriter

New Britain Museum of American Art New Britain, CT
The Copywriter is responsible for writing, proofing, editing, and occasionally rewriting copy for the marketing of programs and exhibitions for the Museum’s web site, social media, and printed publications. This includes press releases, e-blasts, ads, newsletters, TV and radio commercials, amongst others. The position ensures that all advertising collateral is accurate, persuasive, and consistent within the brand’s voice. Requirements: BS/BA or equivalent experience; 1-3 years’ experience with at least 1-2 years of marketing/communications related experience; Working knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Microsoft Office: Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and social media interfaces (Facebook, Twitter, WordPress); Strong written and verbal communication skills; High attention to detail and the ability to effectively manage multiple; Knowledge of writing standards including MLA and Yahoo!; Must provide writing samples for review. Please see NBMAA.org for more information on the Museum and a complete job description. Send cover letter and resumé to: nardiellom@nbmaa.org, or mail to: NBMAA c/o Marketing and Design Manager, 56 Lexington St., New Britain, CT 06052. NBMAA is EOE. Posted on: 06/30/2015

Marketing Manager

The Umbrella Community Arts Center Concord, MA
The Umbrella Community Arts Center located in Concord Massachusetts is currently looking for a dynamic and energetic Marketing Manager who is passionate about the arts to join our team. The successful candidate will have 3-5 years’ experience in marketing and public relations, will be well versed in social media, e-mail software, and web management; as well as excellent writing, copy editing, interpersonal, and organizational skills, with a keen attention to detail. In addition to the Microsoft Office suite, the candidate will need knowledge of MailChimp, Drupal, InDesign, and a basic understanding of HTML. The entire job description may be found on our web site at http://theumbrellaarts.org/marketing-manager. If interested, please send cover letter and resume to: Jerry Wedge, Executive Director, The Umbrella Community Arts Center. jerry@theumbrellaarts.org We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Posted on: 06/25/2015

Director of Membership & Volunteer Services

Mystic Seaport Mystic, CT
Key responsibilities include: developing membership campaign structure; ensuring high level renewal rate and new member acquisition; creating the membership marketing plan; overseeing direct mail collateral materials and on-line information and solicitation platforms; developing and implementing new member programs; evaluating membership tiers and benefits; monitoring budgets and evaluating revenue and member households against goals; applying data-driven analysis of results; and drafting correspondence, reports, newsletters and other written documentation. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree; minimum of five years non-profit museum experience, including sales and marketing of memberships, or equivalent role; demonstrable strengths in information and budget management; solid understanding of technology that supports membership sales, excellent communications (written, verbal, and public speaking) and organizational skills; professional demeanor with strong interpersonal/management skills; and a high level of comfort working with the public, trustees, members and donors. Astute problem solving ability, attention to detail, and acuity to recognize and address day-to-day issues as they arise and long term challenges and opportunities are essential qualities. Successful candidate is goal oriented; flexible; cooperative; and supportive of colleagues in all areas of museum operations and demonstrates a commitment to the Museum’s mission and our public history model in museum program delivery. A working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Blackbaud's Raisers Edge/ Patron Edge or comparable database software and Net Community preferred. To apply: please submit a Mystic Seaport application (found athttp://www.mysticseaport.org/wp-content/uploads/Mystic-Seaport-employment-application_-2015.pdf ), resume, and cover letter tohuman.resources@mysticseaport.org or to Mystic Seaport PO Box 6000 Mystic, CT 06355 Attn: Human Resources. An EOE. Posted on: 06/24/2015

Develop Assistant

Norman Rockwell Museum Stockbridge, MA
Norman Rockwell Museum is searching for an energetic, conscientious and detail oriented Development Assistant who enjoys making a difference, being part of a team and takes pride in their career to work in a fast paced environment. Must have a warm and friendly personality and have the ability to multi-task while maintaining professionalism and a positive attitude. This position is responsible for all administrative aspects of development activities and plays an important role by providing administrative support to the Development Office and Director’s Office. Participates in all fundraising activities including donor relations, direct mail appeals, and special events. Some weekend and evening event work required. Part time position, 30 hours per week, 8:30 to 5:00 with occasional evenings and weekend events. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint Database management experience – Sage Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel essential. Proficiency in social media tools. Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Ability to present information concisely and effectively, both verbally and in writing. Ability to organize and prioritize work. Ability to work independently with little supervision. Excellent interpersonal skills.The ability to work effectively with deadlines. Possess social graces and good etiquette. Energetic, warm and friendly personality. Experience Requirements: Associate's or bachelor's degree in a related field; minimum of three years' experience in an administrative position, preferably in a not-for-profit development office, and/or a combination of both. Submit cover letter and resume to hcoleman@nrm.org. Put “Development Assistant” in the subject heading. No phone calls or faxes, please. Posted on: 06/23/2015

Graphic Design & Social Media Specialist

Currier Museum of Art Manchester, NH
The Currier Museum of Art seeks a Graphic Design & Social Media Specialist to create communications and strategies to engage a variety of audiences and to promote the Museum’s collections, special exhibitions, educational programs, special events, Art Center, Winter Garden Café, and Museum Shop. This role will lead all social media communications and graphic design efforts to increase the Museum’s visibility, attendance and membership, and will design the Currier’s print publications for all departments. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree with 2-4 years experience in Social Media, Communications, Graphic Design. Prior experience in visual arts a plus. Strong design skills; comfort working on projects for both print and the Web. Excellent verbal and written communication skills; public speaking and proofreading skills necessary. Creative thinker and solutions-based problem-solver. Superior organizational skills with a high attention to detail; proven ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks simultaneously to meet deadlines. Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Creative Suite CS6 or higher, especially Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat and Bridge. Familiarity with Mac and Windows, Constant Contact, basic to intermediate HTML and CSS, and CMS-based websites. Knowledge of current trends and best practices in web work to ensure SEO; and in Social Media to enhance audience engagement. Please send the following to resumes@currier.org: Letter of interest; Resume; Salary Requirements; PDF- or Web-based portfolio reflecting your ability to create magazine-style publications, fuse text and image via both print- and Web-based content, and offer engaging content for social media. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. EOE Posted on: 06/11/2015

Manager of Individual & Corporate Memberships

Currier Museum of Art Manchester, NH
The Currier Museum of Art seeks a Manager of Individual & Corporate Membership, reporting to the Director of Development, to create and implement strategies to attract new members, retain current members and deepen member engagement at all levels. The successful candidate will manage all aspects of the Museum’s individual and corporate membership programs, including solicitation, cultivation, retention, stewardship and coordinating recognition events. Must have proven leadership skills, demonstrated excellence in customer service delivery, and the ability to develop innovative ideas and programs to acquire new members and improve fundraising efforts. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree with 3-5 years experience in a member-based organization. Successful development/fundraising experience in a non-profit setting a plus. Advanced PC proficiency and prior database experience required (Raisers Edge or Altru preferred). Creativity and entrepreneurial spirit with superior organizational skills and a high attention to detail. Proven ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines in a busy environment; solutions-oriented with the ability to meet goals. Excellent communication, interpersonal, team-building and relationship management skills, with a commitment to confidentiality and ethical behavior. A complete job description is available upon request. Please send letter of interest, resume, and salary requirements to resumes@currier.org. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE! EOE Posted on: 06/11/2015

Education

Head of Education Programs

Connecticut Historical Society Hartford, CT
The Head of Education Programs is responsible for overseeing high quality educational programs for diverse audiences from pre-K-adult, with direct oversight of CHS school programming. Serving as a senior member of the Interpretation, Collections and Education Department, s/he will play a pivotal role in helping the CHS realize its mission of inspiring and fostering a life-long interest in history. In collaboration with the Chief Curator and with the assistance of other staff, s/he will be responsible for the overall planning, development, implementation, coordination, evaluation, and budget oversight for all educational programs and the supervision of staff to realize those programs. Such programs will include, but not be limited to: on- and off-site school programs (including school partnerships), youth programs, family programs, teacher services and professional development, grant-funded initiatives, after-school programs, teacher advisory panels, college and adult tours, and public programs for adults. Application deadline is August 21, 2015. Full details can be found at http://chs.org/job-internship/head-of-education-programs/ Posted on: 07/29/2015

Education Coordinator

Hanover Historical Society Hanover, MA
The Hanover Historical Society is seeking a part-time Education Coordinator. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Education Coordinator will be responsible for developing, promoting, and implementing educational programs. This will include general and specialized tours for school groups, visitors, and community organizations, as well as special events for children and youth. As needed, the Education Coordinator will assist with collections management, social media outreach, exhibits, and museum interpretation. Qualifications include: B.A. in history, museum studies, or related field; two or more years of experience in museum education and public programs; an enthusiasm for teaching American history and working with children and youth; strong research, writing, and interpersonal skills; and familiarity with social media tools. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, flexible, and creative, while maintaining a high level of attention to detail. This is a part-time position; 12 hours/week with availability on Saturdays when programs are scheduled. $12/per hour; no benefits. To apply please email letter of interest, resume, and three references to: Anne Reilly, Executive Director, hanhistdirector@gmail.com. Posted on: 07/22/2015

Education Coordinator

Historic Newton Newton, MA
Historic Newton (HistoricNewton.org) seeks an enthusiastic, knowledgeable and collaborative professional to develop and implement educational programming for school groups, families and other audiences. Responsibilities include developing, implementing, evaluating and strengthening current school programs and teacher opportunities; developing new curriculum and participatory programming aligned with the museum’s initiatives and mission; training and scheduling museum educators; managing annual education department budget; developing and coordinating collaborative programming with other cultural institutions and community agencies. A percentage of the position will include planning and managing special events, coordinating volunteers, and working as part of a small team on exhibits and other projects. Requirements include a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in museum education; familiarity with Massachusetts K-12 curriculum frameworks; the ability to work both independently and collaboratively; strong interpersonal, project management and communication skills; some understanding of American history/material culture required, expertise in New England in the 18th – 20th centuries preferred. Bachelor’s degree in museum studies, public history or related field required, Master’s preferred. Full-time position with benefits. EOE. Apply to HistoricNewton@newtonma.gov or 527 Washington Street, Newton, MA 02458 by August 5. Posted on: 07/17/2015

Science Educator, AmeriCorps Service Member

Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium St. Johnsbury, VT
The Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium seeks a qualified individual to assist the education team in a variety of science program areas for one full year. Position Description: As an AmeriCorps Member Program Associate, you will share responsibility for providing and developing educational programs to students and the general public. Duties will include planetarium-based program design and presentations, outdoor astronomy programming, and other educational programming and initiatives as assigned. As part of the Museum’s science education team, your goal is to inspire wonder in the natural world for Museum visitors. The right candidate is a self-starter who has experience working with kids, working with a public audience, is both familiar with and comfortable spending time in the out-of-doors, is a problem-solver, thinks quick on their feet, is patient and supportive of the visitors we serve, is (or strives to be) a creative educator, and is committed to clear and effective communication. Interest in natural history is a plus. Length of Service: Full time position completing 1700 total hours, to be served from September 2015 through August 2016. Can be a two-year position, subject to renewal by the Executive Director. Payment is a stipend through AmeriCorps that includes health insurance and an education award: http://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps Schedule: Tuesdays through Saturdays Application Deadline: August 15, 2015, Start Date September 8, 2015 Please submit resume and contact information for three professional references, to the Director of Programs at lnordmann@fairbanksmuseum.org Or mail to: Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium 1302 Main Street St. Johnsbury, VT 05819 Posted on: 07/16/2015

Part-time Public Programs Assistant

Concord Museum Concord, MA
The Concord Museum is seeking an enthusiastic and responsible individual to work as Public Programs Assistant. The Public Programs Assistant supports the Director of Education and Public Programs in organizing and implementing a variety of adult and family programs at the Concord Museum. The Public Programs Assistant oversees the logistics and manages all details of several annual events; contributes to the success of special exhibitions-focused programs; coordinates part-time education staff and volunteers to ensure successful programs; tracks and monitors the program budget; develops and utilizes assessment tools; and provides administrative support to the Education Department. The Public Programs Assistant must have excellent communication and customer service skills. At least 2-3 years of experience working with a variety of visitors in a museum setting is desirable. Knowledge of American history and museum learning is required. Strong organizational skills are necessary as is the ability to multitask. The Museum is looking for someone who functions well in a team environment with a dedicated, friendly, and knowledgeable staff. Hours vary per week, 14 to 20 hours, $12/hour. A flexible schedule including weekday, weekend, holiday, and evening work is required. High school diploma or equivalent required, bachelor’s degree preferred. Send a resume and cover letter to the Director of Education and Public Programs at cm1@concordmuseum.org. EOE. Please apply by August 1. Anticipated start date: September 14. Posted on: 07/10/2015

Museum Education Supervisor

Tsongas Industrial History Center Lowell, MA
The Museum Education Supervisor is a member of the Tsongas Industrial History Center (TIHC) management team. This position is responsible for ensuring high-quality museum education through monitoring the teaching effectiveness of 25-30 part-time museum teaching staff and contributing to improvements to TIHC education programs. RESPONSIBILITIES: Directly supervising museum teachers, including writing interim and end-of-year performance evaluations based on frequent observations of the teaching of education programs; Taking a lead role in museum teacher hiring and staff professional development, including planning (and conducting parts of) the training for new museum teachers and updating staff training notebooks as needed; Contributing to ongoing program improvements to such elements as curriculum materials, workshop spaces, and tour components; Reviewing program evaluations returned by classroom teachers and responding as appropriate; Timekeeping (ensuring museum teachers' reported hours equal actual number of hours worked); Promote the University's commitment to customer service by: A) Building effective partnerships with co-workers throughout the University by freely sharing appropriate information and providing assistance when needed; B) Ensuring optimum service to all internal and external partners in response to all requests for service and information; C) Maintaining an environment that is welcoming to persons of all backgrounds, nationalities, and roles; Performs other related duties as assigned. This is a one-year, renewable position, contingent upon funding. The application deadline is July 20th. For details regarding the position and how to apply, please visit the UMass Lowell website at: jobs.uml.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=54482. Please note that the UML position reference number: 0081447. Posted on: 07/10/2015

Part-time Museum Interpreter

Concord Museum Concord, MA
The Concord Museum, in historic Concord, Massachusetts, seeks a creative and dynamic individual to join the museum interpretation team. Interpreters greet visitors, answer questions, monitor museum galleries to ensure the safety of the collection, give tours, and provide a friendly knowledgeable presence in the galleries. Opportunities to assist with public and family programs on weekends and holidays will also arise. Attendance at a minimum of two annual weekday staff trainings is required. The Concord Museum is open year-round, seven days a week. A strong interest in history, excellent communication skills, and exceptional customer service skills are a must. Experience working with the public and previous experience in a museum setting are desirable. High school diploma or equivalent required, some college preferred. A flexible schedule with weekday and weekend availability is required. This part-time position is perfect for college or graduate students, retirees, and others with a flexible schedule looking to be part of a dynamic team in a historic environment. Hours vary per week, approx. 5-20 hours per week, $9.00/hour. Send a resume and cover letter to the Director of Education at cm1@concordmuseum.org by August 1. EOE. Posted on: 07/07/2015

Manager of Youth and Family Programs

Bruce Museum Greenwich, CT
The Manager of Youth and Family programs is responsible for the development and operation of the museum’s youth and family programs. The position requires a high level of interaction with the public, museum volunteers, and staff. The Manager of Youth and Family Programs plans, implements, coordinates, staffs and evaluates all youth and family programming including Toddler Tours, Family Days, and vacation workshops. This encompasses the development of and the ability to teach all collection and exhibition-based programs as well as the training of docents and staff to present the programs. As a manager this position is responsible for the development, coordination, and monitoring of all budgets associated with youth and family programs. Required Knowledge, Skill, Abilities and Traits: Extensive knowledge of museum procedures, practices and ethics as well as museum education methods; Experience and enthusiasm for working with young children, ages 2-5, as well as multigenerational audiences; Teaching experience Recommended Education and Experience: Master’s Degree in fine arts, art history, science, cultural history, education, or museum studies required; Background in Fine Arts a plus; Three to five years of demonstrated experience in the museum education field particularly in developing and leading programs for youth and family audiences. Full-time, exempt, subject to comp/flex-time; Sunday-Thursday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM; Responsible to Deputy Director Visit www.brucemuseum.org for the complete job posting. Please submit cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Kathleen Holko at kholko@brucemuseum.org. No phone calls please. Posted on: 07/02/2015

MuseumCorps Educator

Providence Children's Museum Providence, RI
Are you interested in museum education? Museum outreach? Gaining experience in a nationally recognized museum? Providence Children’s Museum is now recruiting committed, creative people for our 2015-16 AmeriCorps team, which starts in early September. Across the country AmeriCorps members are getting things done through service in exchange for help in financing their educations. AmeriCorps MuseumCorps Educators inspire a lifetime love of learning for inner-city children in the greater Providence area. They design and lead hands-on "Learning Clubs" exploring fun math and science activities for elementary school-age children in after-school and summer programs, facilitate imaginative activities in Head Start preschools, deliver public programs at the Museum, recruit and mentor volunteers who facilitate play and learning in the Museum's exhibits, and much more! In return for a year of service committed to hands-on learning and play, members will receive: Living allowance of $12,530; $5,730 educational award/grant; Health insurance; Child care allowance; Training in museum education, learning theory and public service; Professional development and networking opportunities. For more information go to http://www.childrenmuseum.org/ameriCorps.asp Posted on: 07/02/2015

Museum Educator & Lead Interpreter

Currier Museum of Art Manchester, NH
The Currier Museum of Art seeks a Museum Educator & Lead Interpreter, reporting to the Director of Art Education, to oversee the content development, design, operations, training and evaluation of interpretive materials and tours for school and adult groups visiting the museum & Frank Lloyd Wright Zimmerman House. The Museum Educator & Lead Interpreter will serve as the lead educator on gallery and special exhibition interpretation in partnership with the Curatorial Department, and will conduct ongoing research on the collections, recent acquisitions and special exhibitions to provide rich tour content relating to the museum’s collections and exhibitions. The successful candidate will design content for a strong tour program to fulfill the Currier’s mission to “provide stimulating, diverse and enjoyable encounters with original works of art” and will train and cultivate an established group of volunteer docents to meet that vision. Qualifications: MA in Art History required, with advanced knowledge of best practices in art museum education and tour and volunteer management. Must have proven success developing interpretive tours for a variety of audiences, including visitor-centered, participatory gallery interpretation materials. Excellent verbal, written and public speaking skills; strong interpersonal and relationship management skills required. Previous experience working with volunteer docents is essential; management experience is preferred. Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed. A complete job description is available upon request. Please send letter of interest, resume, and salary requirements to resumes@currier.org. No phone calls please. EOE Posted on: 06/11/2015

Exhibits

Exhibit Developer

MIT Museum Cambridge, MA
MIT Museum seeks an Exhibit Developer experienced in dynamic environments that interpret art and science with an emphasis on interactive experiences and interpretation of collections. Reporting to the Director of Galleries & Exhibitions, position is responsible for supporting development of museum exhibits through exhibit research, content, and experience development. Responsibilities: Research educational, scientific, and technological content. Develop and document exhibit experience concepts and their operation. Advocate for educational and visitor experience goals as represented through design. Write and edit exhibit copy. Assist with exhibit prototyping and conduct evaluation. Develop project reports and other communication materials. Research exhibit resources and assist with development of exhibit ideas and programs. Research, track, and manage artifacts as needed. Develop scripts and work closely with multimedia producers. Ensure that exhibits are experientially engaging and scientifically accurate. Project manage logistics and communication with internal teams and outside vendors. Meet project budgets and schedules. Qualifications: BA/BS (MA/MS preferred) in science, math, engineering, science education, social sciences, or a field related to informal teaching and learning. Willingness and ability to work as part of a team and collaborate with researchers and non-specialists. Minimum of 3+ years of experience developing museum exhibitions, preferably in interactive science or art environments. Excellent oral, written, interpersonal, research, and organizational skills. Must be detail oriented, self-motivated, conscientious, thorough, task-focused, and able to manage multiple demands. Technical proficiency with MS Office including Word, Excel, PPT and Google docs. See http://mit.edu/museum/about/work.html for complete description. Applicants must apply online at MIT Human Resources website, job #12515. Posted on: 07/28/2015

Gallery Supervisor, Davison Art Center & Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery

Wesleyan University Middletown, CT
Under the supervision of the Curator of the Davison Art Center (DAC), the Gallery Supervisor is responsible for art-object and gallery preparation, exhibition installation, deinstallation, packing and unpacking, shipping preparation, and maintenance of exhibitions and the permanent collection. Under the supervision of the Director of the Center for the Arts, the Gallery Supervisor is responsible for the same duties related to the exhibition program of the Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery. The two galleries have active programs with 14-16 exhibitions of various sizes annually. The DAC holds 18,000 prints and 6,000 photographs in one of the leading university graphic arts collections. The Zilkha Gallery exhibits contemporary art, including video and installation art. FOR COMPLETE JOB DESCRIPTION AND TO APPLY, PLEASE VISIT: https://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/5017 Posted on: 07/24/2015

Associate Curator

Shelburne Museum Shelburne, VT
The Associate Curator will contribute to the care and interpretation of Shelburne Museum’s diverse collection of decorative arts, which includes: 18th- and 19th-century furniture, ceramics, glass, pewter, and textiles. This successful candidate will have a particular interest in historic textiles. Working closely with the Curator and Assistant curator, the Associate Curator will manage the collection, make acquisitions, conduct inter-disciplinary research, develop temporary exhibitions and permanent installations, and expand the interpretation of the decorative arts collections. A Master’s degree in American Decorative Arts, American Material Culture, or Art History, with a special interest in textiles preferred for this position, as well as a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a museum environment. The successful candidate will have a record of scholarly publications, exhibitions, and public speaking within the field of American Decorative Arts. Skills and abilities include: an in-depth knowledge of American Decorative Arts; excellent writing and public speaking skills; knowledge of the care of objects, excellent interpersonal and communication skills; work independently and collaboratively; working knowledge of Microsoft Office and experience with museum collections databases. Founded in 1947 by pioneering collector Electra Havemeyer Webb (1888-1960), Shelburne Museum is one of the nation’s finest and most diverse museums of art, Americana, and design. Comprised of 38 buildings on 42 acres and housing over 150,000 objects, the Museum is renowned for its Impressionist paintings, folk art, quilts and textiles, decorative arts, American paintings, and horse-drawn vehicles. Posted on: 07/02/2015

Facilities

Facilities Director

EcoTarium Worcester, MA
The EcoTarium, a museum of science and nature, seeks a Facilities Director to manage and oversee operations, maintenance, administration, and improvement of the museum’s several properties in Worcester County. Supervising a Facilities Support team and working with staff of other EcoTarium Departments, the Facilities Director will ensure that buildings, grounds, attractions and infrastructure meet the needs of guests and help fulfill the mission, strategy and goals of the organization. Full description can be found at: http://www.ecotarium.org/jobs/facilities-director Instructions: Please send a cover letter, resume and names of three references to: Human Resources, Attn: Facilities Director, EcoTarium, 222 Harrington Way, Worcester, MA 01604 or email: resume@ecotarium.org (link sends e-mail) (please include job title in the subject line) AA/EOE Posted on: 07/31/2015

Museum Store

No Museum Store positions are currently available.

Security

Security Control Room Operator

Peabody Essex Museum Salem, MA
Peabody Essex Museum is seeking Security Control Room Operators. Reporting to the Loss Prevention/Risk Manager, the successful candidate will join a team of security professionals responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Museum's Security Control Room. Security Control Room Operators monitor and maintain computer driven security, access, CCTV surveillance, life safety systems, and building management systems, which provide electronic security for multiple museum locations. Operators respond to alarms, monitor galleries and museum spaces, and coordinate responses by interacting with service venders and emergency service venders. The Security Control Room operates 24/7 so weekend, night and holiday shifts are required and scheduled proportionally among operators. The successful candidate will have a minimum of one year of related security experience. Technical experience, particularly in computer based security/fire /CCTV systems, is a plus. A high school diploma or equivalent is required and a BS/BA or technical/computer training is preferred. Qualified candidates should email their resume, cover letter and salary requirements, to jobs@pem.org or mail to Human Resources, Peabody Essex Museum, East India Square, Salem, MA 01970-3783. PEM is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Posted on: 06/30/2015

Security Officer

Heritage Museums & Gardens Sandwich, MA
Maintain a safe and secure environment for visitors and staff by patrolling and monitoring the buildings and grounds of Heritage Museums and Gardens, acting as first responder in case of emergencies, and following emergency procedures. Assure the safety and security of collections, following security protocols, and assuring the safety of visitors. The officer is also assigned as needed to work on facilities maintenance tasks. Full time 40 hour/week seasonal position. Some Part Time positions available. Must be able to work some weekends. Qualifications: • Secures premises, collections, the visiting public and staff by patrolling property; inspecting buildings, equipment, and access points to ensure that Museum visitors and staff have a safe and pleasant experience. • Be well versed in all security procedures and policies • Act as first responder in case of security emergencies, assessing the situation, calling the appropriate additional responders and coordinating staff response • Be well versed in appropriate first aid procedures and administer them as needed • Report potential security issues regarding buildings, collections and operations to supervisor • Assist in traffic control and parking duties as assigned. • Crowd Control • Open or secure Museum galleries, buildings, and property entrances at the beginning or end of operating hours. • Read, thoroughly understand and implement when necessary, the HMG Emergency Action Plan and evacuation procedures. • Respond to emergency situations and contact the proper channels • Other related duties as assigned. How to Apply : All applicants must be at least 18 years of age. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to maintenance@heritagemuseums.org Posted on: 06/25/2015

Visitor Services

Visitor services/volunteer manager

Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary Mass Audubon Natick, MA
Schedule: 24 hours/week including Sundays. Weekday schedule negotiable. This important part time position serves as the first contact point with Mass Audubon and Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary for sanctuary visitors and volunteers. The job requires a friendly, efficient person with excellent organizational skills, ability to relate to a wide range of people and respond to their interests and to develop those skills in part time staff and volunteers. Must be comfortable learning and teaching about on-line registration programs and databases. Appreciation and knowledge of natural history is highly desirable. For complete description visit: www.massaudubon.org/jobs and To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Elissa Landre, sanctuary director at elandre@massaudubon.org. No phone calls. Posted on: 08/03/2015

Sales and Guest Services Manager

EcoTarium Worcester, MA
The EcoTarium, A Museum of Science & Nature, seeks a Sales and Guest Services Manager to handle all aspects of the daily operation of the Department. Responsibilities include supervising and coordinating the work of the reservations office and floor staff to ensure that the EcoTarium operates efficiently and provides for an exceptional guest experience. The Manager makes sales, takes reservations, produces and monitors their department budget, manages the guest services data bases, oversees the birthday party program and handles guest safety. Successful candidates must be highly organized, flexible, possess solid computer skills, have extensive customer service experience and possess an entrepreneurial spirit. Full description can be found at: http://www.ecotarium.org/jobs To apply, please send a cover letter telling us how you can provide a wonderful guest experience along with your resume and names of three professional references to: Human Resources, Attention: Manager, Sales & Guests Services Search, EcoTarium, 222 Harrington Way, Worcester, MA 01604 Or email: resume@ecotarium.org with “Manager, Sales & Guests Services Search” in the subject line Application Review – Begins August 17, 2015 AA/EOE www.ecotarium.org Posted on: 07/31/2015

Visitor Services Representative

Worcester Art Museum Worcester, MA
Worcester Art Museum is looking to hire part-time Visitor Services Representative (VSR) who will provide exceptional customer service to enhance the visitor experience by welcoming visitors to the Museum and providing information on exhibitions, events, membership and programs. The VSR will sell memberships and gift cards, collect admission fees and attendance data as well as provide information on local services. The VSR is responsible for orienting visitors to Museum policies and promoting use of audio tours and other Museum services. VSR operates the POS software system and register, verifying monies and receipts and completing end of shift reports. Successful candidates will be resourceful, proactive, and have strong problem solving skills. Requires excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, integrity, and the ability to work a flexible schedule; weekdays, weekends and evenings. HS diploma or equivalent and one year cash-handling experience in a public environment with a strong customer service background. Qualified candidates should submit resume and cover letter to humanresources@worcesterart.org or Director of Human Resources, 55 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA 01609. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome diversity. Posted on: 07/28/2015

Visitor Services and Events Assistant

Museum of Russian Icons Clinton, MA
The Museum of Russian Icons seeks to fill the position of Visitor Services and Events Assistant. This position 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. Starting rate: $10 per hour. To apply: email a cover letter and resume to Amy Budge, Functions and Office Manager, abudge@museumofrussianicons.org. Posted on: 07/16/2015

Visitor Services Associate

Wenham Museum Wenham, MA
Daily tasks include admission, membership and event sales, guest list check-in, crowd control during special events, responding to Emails, and providing general information to visitors. The Visitor Services Associate will create a highly positive experience for museum visitors at the Visitor Services desk that is conducive to repeat visitation, membership conversion, shop sales and positive word of mouth. Operates register, handles cash, credit card and special transactions accurately and efficiently. Answers the museum main line telephone in a friendly manner, efficiently routes calls and relays information to staff. Assist in the stocking, pricing, receiving and merchandising of the museum retail shop under the direction of the Shop Buyer. Assist with inventory updates in the museum’s point of sale software system. Administratively support bookings for birthday parties and special events. Assist with the creation of registration pages for programs and special events using the museum’s online registration system software (training will be provided). Manage the placement of literature, signage and other visitor print materials across the museum facility. Administratively support the Director of External Affairs for ongoing outreach, marketing and relationship building tasks. This includes web source content research, social content uploading, press release emailing and other online tasks. Part Time, 20-24 hours per week, $10.25-$11.00 per hour. To apply, send a resume and cover letter to marketing@wenhammuseum.org Posted on: 07/10/2015

Visitor Services Staff at Heritage Museums & Gardens

Heritage Museums & Gardens Sandwich, MA
Description: Heritage Museums & Gardens seeks energetic and dedicated people with a focus on providing quality, memorable guest experiences that exceed expectations. Candidates should be able to provide meaningful and spontaneous educational opportunities and visitor engagement in the museums and around the gardens that helps both multi-generational family groups and adult groups explore and learn together. Full time seasonal positions and some limited part-time seasonal positions available now. Qualifications: • Must have exceptional customer service skills, excellent communication and dynamic interpersonal skills. • Must be comfortable and enjoy contact with the public, including children and families. • Must be able to exercise sound judgment and be able to take initiative quickly to resolve security or safety issues while remaining calm and clear-headed. • Must be able to lift 30 pounds and be on your feet for extended periods of time, often the majority of your scheduled shift. • High School Diploma required, College Degree preferred. Experience in a customer-service related job preferred. There are full-time and part-time seasonal positions available. Send resume and cover letter to ddobbins@heritagemuseums.org. Posted on: 06/25/2015

Volunteer Services

Coordinator of Volunteer Resources

EcoTarium Worcester, MA
Position Summary: The EcoTarium, A Museum of Science & Nature, seeks a Coordinator of Volunteer Resources. The Coordinator of Volunteer Resources is responsible for enhancing, expanding and managing the volunteer program in order to support the mission, vision and strategic goals of the EcoTarium. The program will provide a supplementary workforce and build a community of support through the use of corporate, academic, community and individual volunteers. Total hours are negotiable, but must be at least 30 hrs/wk., and include one weekend day plus occasional evening hours. A full description of the position can be found at http://www.ecotarium.org/jobs/coordinator-volunteer-resources Instructions: Please send a cover letter, resume and names of three references to: Human Resources, Attn: Coordinator of Volunteer Resources, EcoTarium, 222 Harrington Way, Worcester, MA 01604 or email: resume@ecotarium.org. Please include job title in the subject line. AA/EOE Posted on: 07/07/2015

Other

Assistant Curator of Public Programs

Williams College Williamstown, MA
The Williams College Museum of Art seeks an Assistant Curator of Public Programs to play a vital role in advancing a key strategic initiative for the museum: Becoming a Center for Public Intellectual Life. Candidates with wide interests in the humanities and visual arts, broad intellectual curiosity, and familiarity with an academic environment are urged to apply. Reporting to the Associate Director for Academic and Public Engagement, this individual will draw both on deep intellectual interests and on knowledge of innovative museum practice to craft a range of intellectually rigorous programs that deeply engage a broad public. This is a hybrid position that merges curatorial and museum education practices. Responsibilities • Manage all aspects of public programs to advance strategic plan objectives and accomplish program goals • Coordinate programs from design through logistical implementation and evaluation • Work closely with faculty across academic disciplines and departments to craft programs that capitalize on the rich, interdisciplinary context of a liberal arts college • Collaborate with museum colleagues, artists, and creative practitioners Qualified candidates should have a Master's degree in Art History or a related field and a minimum of two years of related work experience. Experience developing and executing public programs in a museum context and in both physical and digital spaces is required, as are fluency with digital and social media and the ability to produce online content. Strong organizational, project management, and oral and written communication skills are essential. For the detailed job posting and/or to apply for this position, please visit http://staff-careers.williams.edu. Posted on: 07/02/2015