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Administrative/Director

SITE MANAGER

CT Landmarks Coventry, CT
Nathan Hale Homestead Coventry, CT Owned & operated by Connecticut Landmarks – Connecticut’s largest statewide heritage organization – & situated on 17 acres adjacent to the 1500 acre Nathan Hale State Forest, the Nathan Hale Homestead, home of CT’s State Hero Nathan Hale, features the Hale family house, an intact Revolutionary War period landscape & two historic Hale family barns. Connecticut Landmarks seeks a dynamic, entrepreneurial leader to take this exceptional site to its next level of growth. Reporting to CTL’s Executive Director, the Site Manager’s primary responsibilities are to develop & execute new earned income opportunities which leverage the site’s assets, particularly its newly renovated barns to be completed in early 2016 & to lead the site to financial sustainability, increased relevance & audience growth. The Site Manager will provide strategic leadership; hire & manage seasonal site staff; expand the site’s successful adult & youth volunteer & school programs; work closely with CTL’s Central Office staff on marketing, fundraising, special event & outreach activities; build productive relationships with staff, volunteers, businesses & community stakeholders locally & regionally; be responsible for budget preparation; operations, program, personnel & financial management; business development including museum store & facility rental growth; & audience growth. Looking for self-starter with excellent time management & organizational skills; programmatic creativity; creative vision; financial acumen & enthusiasm; independent judgment; collaborative working style; can-do attitude & positive outlook; strong computer & customer service skills; & expertise in strengthening the site’s funding model to achieve financial sustainability. Qualified applicants, please submit letter of interest in the position & relevant skills/experience, a résumé & 3 professional references to: lillian.toller@ctlandmarks.org. Posted on: 02/23/2015

Gallery Staff Assistant - Art Gallery

Tufts University Medford, MA
15001059 This is a half-time position at 17.5 hours per week. The deadline to apply for this position is March 13, 2015. The Tufts University Art Gallery animates the intellectual life of the greater university community through exhibitions, educational programs, and public events that explore new, global perspectives on art and on art discourse. The gallery advances the university's educational mission by creating a forum for contemporary art, facilitating experiential and free-choice learning through first-hand encounters with original works of art, and by exposing fresh interpretations and scholarship on art. This half-time Gallery Staff Assistant position performs administrative support duties for the Tufts University Art Gallery and is supervised by the Director of Galleries and Collections. Major responsibilities include: office coordination, financial management, and event and program coordination/support. Office coordination responsibilities include: • Database management; • Scribing meeting minutes; word processing; • General correspondence; • Room reservations; • Master office calendar scheduling; • Group and class visit scheduling, in cooperation with the Gallery Education Outreach Coordinator. Financial management responsibilities include: • Tracking expenses and income in the Gallery's and the Collection's general operating budgets and restricted funds, and processing all financial transactions, agreements, and contracts. Special events and program support for: • The Contemporary Art Circle, Create Date, and guest speakers and visiting artists (travel arrangements; catering, security; • Space reservations and set-up, A/V equipment rental, and publicity). Requirements: • High School diploma and 2-4 years of administrative experience or a college degree and 1-3 years of administrative experience. • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and FileMaker. EOE Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/j86gr8y Posted on: 02/23/2015

Executive Director

Cambridge Historical Society BOSTON, MA
The Cambridge Historical Society, a living repository for the tradition and history of Cambridge, Massachusetts, is seeking a dynamic new Executive Director. CHS is headquartered at the late-17th-century Hooper-Lee-Nichols House on historic Brattle Street, the second-oldest house in Cambridge. Recently, the CHS Council, the Society's governing body, articulated an ambitious vision for 2015-18 to demonstrate how the history of Cambridge shapes this vibrant community, informing present-day decision making and planning . The new Executive Director will lead this process of growth and renewal. Please see www.cambridgehistory.org. TO APPLY: Please send a comprehensive letter of application outlining relevant skills and experience, resume, and salary history to Susan Egmont, Principal, Egmont Associates at segmont@egmontassociates.com. Posted on: 02/17/2015

Executive Director

Hanover Historical Society Hanover, MA
The Hanover Historical Society in Hanover, Massachusetts is seeking an Executive Director to oversee its museums, collections, and educational programs. The new Director will be the public face of the Hanover Historical Society, responsible for promoting the organization and its events to the general public while ensuring that the society’s properties, physical collections, and educational programs are maintained and improved. The ideal candidate will be able to balance the day-to-day operations of the museums and long-term planning, with the goal of strengthening the Hanover Historical Society’s finances and capabilities. Prospective candidates should be able to demonstrate experience in administration, historical interpretation, and curatorial work. Preferred experience in fundraising and grant-writing, Past Perfect collections software, staff supervision, and strategic planning. Relevant experience may include, but is not limited to: Grant applications and Fundraising Social Media Exhibit construction Annual Appeal planning and implementation Historical Interpretation Staff, Volunteer and Intern Management Collections Management Interested candidates should forward a cover letter and resume to hanoverhistoricalsociety@gmail.com. Applications will be considered until February 23, 2015. For more information, please visit <http://www.hanoverhistoricalsociety.com/>. Posted on: 02/11/2015

Deputy Director, Collections, Research & Exhibitions

Corning Museum of Glass Corning, NY
Corning Museum of Glass, the world’s leading museum dedicated to the presentation, display and interpretation of glass, is seeking a Deputy Director, Collections, Research and Exhibitions. The Deputy Director is a new position reporting to and serving as a strong administrative and creative partner to the President/Executive Director. The Deputy Director will provide strategic leadership and management of all departments in her/his division, with 8 direct reports: Collections & Exhibitions Manager, Chief Conservator, Chief Librarian, Director of Education, Head of Publications, Chief Digital Officer, Director of the Studio and Chief Scientist. The Deputy Director will serve as an articulate and persuasive spokesperson to collectors, funding sources, press and the public. With the opening of the new Contemporary Art + Design Wing of the Museum in March, Corning’s campus will encompass 325,000 sf, with a collection of 48,000 objects representing the 3500-year history of the art and science of glass. The Museum, Rakow Research Library, considered the world’s library of record on glass and The Studio form the Corning complex. The Corning Museum of Glass operates with a budget of $60 million, a full-time staff of 160 and a 17-member Board of Trustees. More information about CMoG: www.cmog.org. Requirements: 10 years of senior experience in an art museum or similar institution; master’s degree in a relevant field required; doctorate preferred. Training in Islamic or Ancient art would be valuable. Full position description: www.opportunityresources.net under clients/active searches. To apply, contact Freda Mindlin or Nancy Kaufman, Opportunity Resources Inc., (212) 744-4409, search@opportunityresources.net Posted on: 02/11/2015

SITE MANAGER

Connecticut Landmarks Bethlehem, CT
Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden, Bethlehem, CT Owned & operated by Connecticut Landmarks – Connecticut’s largest statewide heritage organization – & situated on 10 acres adjacent to the 80-acre Bethlehem Land Trust property, the Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden, home of Jonathan Edward’s prize student Great-Awakening Preacher Joseph Bellamy & philanthropist & social activist Caroline Ferriday, features the house & barns, a noteworthy plant & tree collection & the Ferriday’s formal parterre garden. Connecticut Landmarks seeks a dynamic, entrepreneurial leader to take this exceptional site to its next level of growth. Reporting to CTL’s Executive Director, the Site Manager’s primary responsibilities are to develop & execute new earned income opportunities which leverage the site’s assets & lead the site to financial sustainability, increased relevance & audience growth. The Site Manager will provide strategic leadership; hire & manage seasonal site staff; develop successful adult & youth volunteer & school programs; work closely with CTL’s Central Office staff on marketing, fundraising, special event & outreach activities; build productive relationships with staff, volunteers, businesses & community stakeholders locally & regionally; & be responsible for budget preparation; operations, program, personnel & financial management; business development including museum store & facility rental growth; & audience growth. Looking for self-starter with excellent time management & organizational skills; programmatic creativity; creative vision; financial acumen & enthusiasm; independent judgment; collaborative working style; can-do attitude & positive outlook; strong computer & customer service skills; & expertise in strengthening the site’s funding model to achieve financial sustainability. Qualified applicants, please submit letter of interest in the position & relevant skills/experience, a résumé & 3 professional references to lillian.toller@ctlandmarks.org. Posted on: 02/06/2015

Executive Director

Lyme Art Association Old Lyme, CT
The Lyme Art Association is seeking a new Executive Director to lead the way as it embarks on its second century of representational fine art exhibitions. The Lyme Art Association is experiencing a period of institutional growth and has initiated a fundraising campaign to restore its historic building and property. The ideal candidate for this position will: • Have a minimum of 5 to 10 years experience as a leader and/or senior manager of a successful non-profit organization, for-profit art gallery, or related business. • Possess a strong track record for leading a major capital campaign through the cultivation and solicitation of major donors, creative programming that is designed to increase both earned and contributed revenue, and successful grant writing and management. • Have a degree or background in fine art and design, art history, or related creative field, and will have demonstrated strong entrepreneurial and business skills necessary to successfully manage an organization’s finances. • Be a good listener and communicator with a willingness to collaborate with Board, staff, volunteers, and other non-profits in the community and share an enthusiasm for the preservation of historic properties. This position may be full-time or part-time depending upon the experience, skills, and abilities of the candidate. To apply for this position, please submit (as one document) a cover letter describing your qualifications and experience related to this position, your resume and three professional references to: lymeartassociation@gmail.com. Only electronic applications will be accepted. Please no phone calls. The Lyme Art Association is Equal Opportunity Employer. Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience. Posted on: 02/05/2015

Director

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Lincoln, NE
University of Nebraska–Lincoln (UNL) seeks a dynamic, visionary, and creative Director for the University of Nebraska State Museum. Opportunity to advance a highly-respected major AAM- accredited natural history museum with research collections of over 5 million specimens in paleontology, parasitology, entomology, geology, zoology, botany, anthropology, plus strong research and public programs. Annual budget: $3M, faculty and staff: 40. Visitation of 100,000 at campus headquarters, which includes permanent and changing exhibit galleries, Mueller Planetarium, Marx Discovery Center, and two remote locations at Ashfall Fossil Beds State Park and the Trailside Museum of Natural History. For more, see http://museum.unl.edu and http://research.unl.edu/about-the-museum/. OPPORTUNITIES: develop a new vision for the Museum, oversee its implementation; oversee major redevelopment/renovation of part of the Museum facility; possibility for tenure in appropriate department. RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide vision and dynamic leadership; enhance and expand relationships within the University and externally; develop sustainable long-term funding model for the Museum; enhance collections- based research; enhance/expand current education programs and exhibits and develop new ones. REQUIREMENTS: earned doctorate in relevant field; leadership experience in a natural history or science museum; knowledge of how academic museums function; demonstrated fundraising skills; strong interpersonal, communication, and management skills. UNL, NE’s flagship university, has 25,000 students on its downtown Lincoln campus. See http://irp.unl.edu/publications/JTF_2014_2015.pdf. Lincoln, the state capital, has a vibrant downtown with many cultural/recreational opportunities. Low cost of living, good schools, easily accessible to major Midwest cities. See http://www.unl.edu/lincoln/ For full job description and to apply, see http://museum-search.com/open-searches/#UNSM-director Nominations welcome. Apply by 2/24/15. EOE Posted on: 02/05/2015

Executive Director

Lynn Museum & Historical Society Lynn, MA
The Lynn Museum & Historical Society/LynnArts Organization seeks an Executive Director with a proven track record in leading and guiding organizational change. The successful candidate will work with the Board of Trustees to create a strategic plan designed to maximize the potential resulting from the Museum’s merger with LynnArts, Inc. The Director has responsibility for day-to-day operations, financial management, planning, personnel, marketing and the physical plant. The ideal candidate will possess an advanced degree and a minimum of 6-7 years of progressive leadership experience preferably in a museum or arts related organization, demonstrating a track record of success. Experience: successful fundraising and financial management skills as well as demonstrate the interpersonal skills necessary to work closely with a committed board of trustees and the community.See www.lynnmuseum.org/about/board/ for complete job description. Salary and benefits commensurate with experience. This position will be filled on a renewable contract basis. Please submit a cover letter and resume and a statement of not more than one page that addresses the concept of making cultural institutions relevant in a contemporary, urban environment. References will be required during the interview process. Respond to: Joseph Scanlon, Chair, Lynn Museum Search Committee, 236 Parkland Ave, Lynn Ma 019105 or email director@lynnmuseum.org Posted on: 02/05/2015

Director

New Britain Museum of American Art New Britain, CT
New Britain Museum of American Art (NBMAA), near Hartford, CT, seeks energetic, ambitious Director for highly successful, expanding, AAM-accredited institution. Annual visitation 100,000. Exemplary Board, loyal art collectors and donors, creative, energetic staff of 38. Operating budget $3M, $21M endowment. Strengths: colonial portraiture, Hudson River School, American Impressionism, The Eight, plus famous Thomas Hart Benton mural series. 14,000-work collection from 1740-today. Changing exhibitions, extensive family programming. Visit www.nbmaa.org. Opportunities: Arrive following fall 2015 opening of 17,000-square-foot addition by architect Ann Beha. Campaign is at $17.7M of $22M goal. Construction cost secured. Director can maintain forward momentum, continue to engage loyal donor base, cultivate new collectors/philanthropists. QUALIFICATIONS: Creative, forward-looking strategic thinker. Has advanced a museum or department. Art history knowledge; graduate degree; (Ph.D. preferred). American art experience desirable. Proven fundraiser. Accessible, sociable, diplomatic. Can work with, communicate vision/enthusiasm for art to varied constituencies. Well-connected in arts circles. Experience motivating staff, managing budget. Conversant in technology/digital media. RESPONSIBILITIES: Setting strategy, direction, overall artistic, operational, financial health of NBMAA. Articulating artistic vision, stewarding/developing collection, providing compelling, innovative exhibitions, programs to attract broad audience. Historically a Director/Curator position; new Director may assume both roles or hire curator. ABOUT NBMAA/NEW BRITAIN: Founded in 1903, NBMAA was transformed with 2006 opening of 43,000-square-foot Chase Family Building, adding new galleries and auditorium. 2015 expansion will provide 7 more galleries, 3 art studios. Conveniently located two hours from NYC, Boston, one from beaches. Many historic/architectural/ cultural amenities. See: http://www.newbritainarts.org/ For details, TO APPLY: http://museum-search.com/open-searches/#nbmaa-director Nominations/inquiries welcome: searchandref@museum-search.com Posted on: 02/04/2015

Executive Director

Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm Tamworth, NH
The Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm is seeking an Executive Director to provide effective leadership and overall management of this unique farm museum. The right candidate should be able to lead the operations of the organization to ensure a quality visitor experience while fulfilling the museum’s mission to educate the public to the values and significance of the medical practice and agricultural way of life of the country doctor while preserving and protecting the property and collections for the benefit of the public. Located in the scenic village of Tamworth the property consists of a working farm, a historic home, a museum building and over 400 acres. The museum employs fourteen year-round staff. The museum is seeking an outgoing, dynamic leader who will work with the board of directors to create an updated strategic plan. In addition, this person will promote the museum throughout the community and beyond, lead and inspire staff with a culture of teamwork to meet goals that fully embrace our mission, effectively manage resources within budget guidelines, and develop strategies to increase earned income while maintaining a quality, unique experience. Some grant writing and fundraising desired. Preferred experience in museum administration or curatorial programming with a passion for rural history and farm museums. Experience in staff supervision, strategic planning, grant writing and fundraising is a plus. This is a full-time year-round position with benefits. Salary commensurate with experience. Please submit resumes to sharte@remickmuseum.org or mail them to 58 Cleveland Hill Rd, Tamworth, NH 03886. Posted on: 01/28/2015

Executive Director

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden Washington, DC
Tudor Place Historic House and Garden, the extraordinary single remaining early 19th century pastoral estate in Washington, DC, seeks a dynamic leader to take this thriving museum to new growth. Tudor Place’s collections represent two centuries of fine and decorative arts, including a large collection of items owned by Martha and George Washington; the idyllic gardens contain many original plantings and historic old-growth trees. A new Master Preservation Plan aims to secure the site’s future, with a $20 million-plus Capital Campaign beginning in 2015. Tudor Place operates with a 19-person staff, a $1.3 million budget and a 19-person Board of Trustees. The Executive Director’s primary responsibilities are to provide Tudor Place with strategic leadership and management of staff, operations, collections, structures and gardens; work closely with the Board on the Capital Campaign, fundraising and outreach activities; and build productive relationships with staff, volunteers, community stakeholders and cultural and historical institutions locally and nationally. Requirements include a Master’s degree, seven years senior experience leading an historic house, American history or art museum, fundraising and strategic planning skills and a collaborative working style. Address all inquiries and recommendations in confidence, to the retained search consultants (e-mails are preferred): Freda Mindlin or Nancy Kaufman Opportunity Resources Inc. (212) 744-4409 search@opportunityresources.net Posted on: 01/23/2015

Executive Director

Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut Niantic, CT
The Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut is seeking an executive director. The ED will be responsible for the Museum’s supervision, general program administration and planning. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Program and exhibit development, budget preparation, development, business growth, administration, personnel. The ED is also responsible for representing the Museum to the larger community and developing relationships that benefit the Museum. An important part of the museum’s portfolio is designing and delivering curriculum based programming to local school districts; the director will be expected work with the education coordinator to continue and expand these offerings. Qualifications sought include: • An undergraduate degree in a related field is expected, graduate studies desirable. • A minimum of 8 years of related professional experience. Experience in a museum or related industry management role that demonstrates the ability to effectively execute the responsibilities of a not-for-profit chief executive is essential. • A level of business acumen that will assure the continued growth and financial viability of the Museum. • Well-developed communication skills. • Interpersonal skills that will support the mission and its interactions. • K-8 education experience would be attractive. • Display a passion for education programming that targets the Museum’s intended audience. • Possess the level of energy that a hands-on, entrepreneurial organization demands. • Candidates are required to pass a background check and drug test. Compensation: non-profit salary commensurate with experience. To apply: No phone calls, please. 
Send resume and letter of introduction to: Holly Cheeseman, President, Board of Trustees, 
Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut
, 409 Main Street, 
Niantic, CT 06357. Posted on: 01/20/2015

Danforth Art Executive Director

Danforth Art Framingham, MA
Danforth Art in Framingham, Massachusetts, is seeking an executive director to lead this highly regarded cultural and educational resource to new levels of growth. A capital campaign and move to a new home on historic Framingham Centre Common are planned. Established 40 years ago by a local group of educators, business people, artists and art lovers, the Danforth, a museum and school, provides vibrant exhibits and educational experiences in the visual arts. Danforth Art engages the public through its 3500-piece collection of American art, changing exhibits of contemporary artists, 500 classes and workshops for children and adults in the School, and a variety of community outreach programs. The Danforth operates with an annual budget of $1.5 million budget, 30 Board members, and 14 full-time and 6-7 part-time employees, plus approximately 40 art teachers. At least 7 years senior level experience within a visual arts organization is required; advanced degree in a relevant field is strongly preferred. Demonstrated success in donor cultivation and solicitation with previous capital campaign experience is preferred, as is previous experience with facility renovation and relocation. Must have vision and leadership skills, deep familiarity with the visual arts and living artists, programmatic creativity, financial acumen and enthusiasm for leading Danforth Art to new levels of growth. Address inquiries and recommendations in confidence, to the retained search consultants (e-mails preferred). Freda Mindlin or Ruth Loomis, Opportunity Resources Inc., 196 East 75th Street, Suite 14H, New York, NY 10021; (212) 744-4409; search@opportunityresources.net; www.opportunityresources.net. More info about Danforth: http://www.danforthart.org. Posted on: 01/09/2015

Collections

Assistant Registrar – Collections

Peabody Essex Museum Salem, MA
The Peabody Essex Museum is seeking an experienced, full‐time, Assistant Registrar. Under the direction of the Registrar for the Collection, the successful candidate will manage outgoing loans and rights & reproduction for the museum’s collection. The Assistant Registrar will oversee the loan approval process, coordinate conservation, determine shipping and insurance needs, handle data entry, tracking and invoicing, and insure fulfillment of contract terms. The Assistant Registrar will assist with the tracking of rights for the collection, including contacting artists and determining the copyright status of works. The successful candidate will manage the granting of right for reproduction of works in the museum’s collection including, arranging photography, delivery of image files and tracking of rights granted. Additional collection and administrative tasks, and courier responsibilities will be assigned. The position requires three years of museum experience (preferably art museums) and a thorough knowledge of current registration principles and practices for loans, fine art shipping, collection care, and rights & reproduction. Strength and skill in handling fragile works of art required. The successful candidate will have strong prioritization and organizational skills; excellent written and oral communication skills; work well collaboratively, and possess a can‐do attitude. Candidates must haveproficiency with MS Office suite and image editing software such as Adobe Photoshop or Light room. Experience with a collection management database required (Museum Plus preferred). Candidates must have a BA in Art, Art History or Museum Studies, or relevant combination of education and experience. Completion of a graduate program is preferred. Please email cover letter and resume to jobs@pem.org: or send to Human Resources, Peabody Essex Museum, East India Square, Salem, MA 01970. PEM is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Posted on: 02/27/2015

Carl A. Weyerhaeuser Curator OR Associate Curator of Prints

Harvard Art Museums Cambridge, MA
Responsible for the care, documentation, research, presentation, publication, and for strengthening the collection of European and American prints. The curator of prints is expected to be an intellectual authority on, and to assume the full range of curatorial responsibility for, the collection of prints at the Museums and to advise on related matters at the university when needed. The curator crafts an ambitious exhibition, research and publication program for prints 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 and with curatorial departments 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 and technical analysis projects, and publications, from individuals, foundations, federal agencies and other sources. For full job descriptions and requirements, desired qualifications, and application instructions, please visit Harvard’s Recruitment Management System, ASPIRE. Please see Requisition numbers 34894BR and/or 34896BR. We will fill only one of these positions. Please apply by March 2, 2015 after which applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis as necessary. Posted on: 02/18/2015

Landon and Lavinia Clay Curator OR Associate Curator of European Art

Harvard Art Museums Cambridge, MA
Responsible for the care, documentation, research, presentation, publication, and for strengthening the world-class collection of European paintings, sculpture and decorative arts pre-1900. The curator of European art is expected to be an intellectual authority on, and to assume the full range of curatorial responsibility for, the collection of pre-1900 European art at the Museums and to advise on related matters at the university when needed. The curator crafts an ambitious exhibition, research and publication program for European 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 and with curatorial departments that have overlapping collection holdings and expertise. The curator recommends purchases and solicits gifts for the collection and assumes an active role in soliciting funds for museum purposes, including acquisitions, exhibitions, conservation, and technical analysis projects and publications, from individuals, foundations, federal agencies and other sources. For full job descriptions and requirements, desired qualifications, and application instructions, please visit Harvard’s Recruitment Management System, ASPIRE. Requisition 34912BR and 34914BR. We will only be filling one of these positions. Please apply by March 9, 2015 after which applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Posted on: 02/18/2015

Corning Museum of Glass Curator of European Glass

Corning Museum of Glass Corning, NY
The Corning Museum of Glass is seeking an experienced and creative Curator of European Glass. The Museum is seeking an individual with training in European art, a strong interest in decorative arts and a Master’s degree (or, ideally, a Ph.D.) in art history or a related field. Knowledge of an additional art historical field - Ancient, Islamic or Asian - would be valuable. The Curator of European Glass oversees exhibition, acquisition, publication, public information, research and conservation issues related to the department, which is one of four curatorial departments. The other three are: American; Modern and Contemporary; and Science and Technology. The European collection is comprehensive and continually expands through gifts and an ample acquisition budget which also provides funds for publications. 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 at www.cmog.org. The Curator of European 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. 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: 02/04/2015

Photo Cataloguer

Adirondack Museum Blue Mountain Lake, NY
The Adirondack Museum (AM) in Blue Mountain Lake, founded in 1957, is one of the premier cultural institutions in upstate New York and is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. AM is embarking on an exciting period of growth and change and has received funding from the Council on Library and Information Resources to hire an individual with strong organizational skills, and great attention to detail, to work with the Collections Department. Under the direction of the Chief Curator, this position will perform responsibilities related to documentation and preservation of the historic photograph collection. The Photo Cataloguer will supervise interns for this project and assist with the development of a catalog manual for visual collections. The position is a temporary (approximately 2 years), full-time position and offers a competitive salary and benefits. Job Requirements: Candidates must have a Master’s Degree in Library Science and two years’ experience cataloguing visual materials. Knowledge of museum cataloguing techniques and museum software strongly preferred. The individual must have outstanding research skills and the ability to effectively manage time. Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills as well as strong computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook) are required. Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: Adirondack Museum Attn: Colleen Sage, Human Resources Mgr. PO Box 99, Blue Mt. Lake, NY 12812 HRDept@adkmuseum.org www.adirondackmuseum.org EOE Posted on: 01/29/2015

VP, Collections and Programs

The Mariners' Museum Newport News, VA
Founded in 1930 by Archer Milton Huntington, The Mariners’ Museum, designated by Congress as “America's National Maritime Museum”, sits in an urban oasis – the 550 acre park is now home to the 167-acre Lake Maury and the Noland Trail – a five-mile shoreline trail with fourteen bridges. Within the Museum we have 90,000 square feet of exhibition galleries, including the prestigious International Small Craft Center, and the award-winning USS Monitor Center. The Vice President of Collections and Programs is a key member of the Museum’s senior leadership team and is responsible to assist in fulfilling the Mission, Vision and Guiding Principles of The Mariners’ Museum by increasing attendance, public awareness, and popular appeal of the Museum’s collections through exhibitions, education and outreach programs, online and print publications, and other interpretive methods while supporting and enhancing revenue-generating capabilities and maintaining fiscal responsibility for the Museum Collections and Programs division. The Vice President of Collections and Programs is responsible for the administrative and managerial oversight of a staff of twenty-four, including the Chief Curator, Director, Photographic Services, Licensing, & Publications, the Director of Collections Management, the Director of Exhibits, the Chief Conservator, and the Director of the USS Monitor Center. Apply at www.marinersmuseum.org/employment Posted on: 01/20/2015

Collections Specialist

Culinary Arts Museum at Johnson & Wales University Providence, RI
The Culinary Arts Museum at Johnson & Wales University seeks a collections specialist to join the team at our teaching museum. Specific responsibilities include maintaining the documentation and records related to museum collections, in addition to aiding with collections processing, handling, storage and access. The specialist reports to the director/curator and works closely with the collections manager. The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree, preferably in museum studies, history, library science, or a related field of study; experience in cataloging, archiving, or related administrative tasks in a museum, historical society, or library; proficiency in MS Word and Excel; and the ability to work Tuesdays through Saturdays, with occasional evening hours. Experience using PastPerfect software is preferred. This is a full-time position. The Culinary Arts Museum informs the JWU community and the public at-large about issues concerning the world of food in story-based exhibitions that are timely and relevant. The CAM is a teaching museum that preserves and interprets culinary and hospitality heritage, a major focus of the university, to encourage academic success and public enjoyment. APPLY ONLINE via the JWU website: https://work.jwu.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1421338213199 Requisition number 3144 Johnson & Wales University is an equal opportunity employer. Posted on: 01/15/2015

Curator

Adirondack Museum Blue Mountain Lake, NY
Job Description The Adirondack Museum (AM) in Blue Mountain Lake, NY is one of the premier cultural institutions in upstate New York and is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. AM is embarking on an exciting period of growth and change and seeks a creative, highly motivated individual with strong organizational skills, professional demeanor and great attention to detail to work with the Collections Department. Under the direction of the Chief Curator, this position will perform responsibilities related to documentation, expansion, interpretation, care, and preservation of the collections in exhibitions, programs, publications and other formats that present the story of the Adirondacks. The Curator has primary responsibility for AM’s boat and transportation collection and will contribute to interpreting the intersection between people, technology and the environment. The position offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits. Job Requirements Candidates must have a Master’s Degree in Museum Studies. Thorough knowledge of American history, history of technology, and familiarity with maritime history and material culture is preferred. Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills as well as strong computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook) are required. Knowledge of museum cataloguing techniques and museum software strongly preferred. The individual must be able to manage time efficiently, work on multiple projects and deadlines, and have the ability to work under pressure. Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: Adirondack Museum Attn: Colleen Sage, Human Resources Mgr. PO Box 99, Blue Mt. Lake, NY 12812 HRDept@adkmuseum.org www.adirondackmuseum.org EOE Posted on: 01/14/2015

Curatorial Research Fellow

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston, MA
The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston seeks applicants specializing in Renaissance art and/or art around 1900, for a post-doctoral fellowship beginning in March 2015. Available to outstanding scholars considering a curatorial career in art museums, this 12-month fellowship will provide curatorial experience while also supporting scholarly research, publication, and digital initiatives underway at the museum. The position has a competitive salary with employee benefits. To apply and for more information, visit: https://isgm.applicantpro.com/jobs/179699.html Posted on: 01/13/2015

Registrar

Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology Bristol, RI
The Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology seeks a Registrar with leadership skills interested in participating in the life of an academic museum. Specific responsibilities include overseeing the cataloging of the museum's collections; maintaining the Museum's collections database and records; coordinating collections management activities; arranging loans and transfers; assisting with risk management strategies. Research, publication, and exhibition assistance are encouraged. The Registrar reports to the Deputy Director/Chief Curator and works closely with staff in other departments. Salary range is $40-45K depending upon experience. The successful candidate will have a degree in Anthropology, Anthropological Archaeology, or Museum Studies (with a background in Anthropology or Archaeology). 2-4 years relevant experience in museum collections management, familiarity with international and national museums, contacts with other museum colleagues, and knowledge of museum database management systems (Argus and/or Museum Plus preferred), Word, Excel, Photoshop, and PowerPoint essential. The Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology, one of America's leading university-based anthropology museums, holds more than 1,000,000 ethnographic objects, archaeological specimens, and images, with particular strengths in the Americas, Africa, and Southeast Asia. The Museum inspires critical thinking about culture to increase our understanding of the material world. It provides opportunities for faculty and students to work with collections and the public in classrooms, in our on-campus gallery, and at our Collections Research Center in Bristol, RI. APPLY ONLINE AT: https://brown.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/job/Haffenreffer-Museum/Registrar--Haffenreffer-Museum_REQ115895 Include cover letter and resume for full consideration. Review of applications begins March 1. Brown University is an equal opportunity, equal access employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. Posted on: 01/09/2015

Development and Marketing

Communications Associate/Coordinator

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art Hartford, CT
Reporting to the Director of Communications and Marketing, the Communications Associate/Coordinator is responsible for assisting with the Wadsworth Atheneum’s media relations, external communications, and new media campaigns. The Associate/Coordinator must be comfortable interacting with all museum departments and members of the media, and should be able to communicate in an articulate manner both verbally and in writing. As part of a small staff upon which high expectations are placed, the Associate/Coordinator must manage time effectively to maximize productivity while serving many needs. Education and Experience • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a communications and/or art related field • 2 – 3 years of progressively responsible work experience • Any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position Skills and Abilities • Superior writing and editing skills • Exceptional verbal command of the English language • Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills • Ability to respond quickly to unexpected challenges and shifting priorities • Astute judgment with public communications in times of crisis • Familiarity with major media outlets • Knowledge of, and interest in, art and museums • Aptitude in MS Office programs including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel • Proficiency using a Content Management System (e.g. WordPress); email marketing services (e.g. Constant Contact); social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram; and HTML • Design experience for print and digital promotional materials • Well acquainted with Adobe Creative Suite To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to HR@wadsworthatheneum.org. The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Posted on: 02/27/2015

Manager, Memberships and Annual Fund

Peabody Essex Museum Salem, MA
The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) seeks a high-energy, proactive leader to manage and grow its membership program and annual fund. Under the direction of the Director of Development Administration, the Manager’s responsibilities include identifying and implementing strategies to acquire, renew and inspire general level members as well as solicit unrestricted gifts for PEM’s annual fund. PEM is looking for candidates who are comfortable engaging with museum members, have demonstrated follow-through, are organized, detail-oriented, creative, and have the ability to effectively interact with museum departments. The ability to analyze and use data to develop strategies to improve revenues and to move members to higher giving levels is essential. Local travel and personal visits are also required. Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years of professional work experience required, previous membership and annual fund experience are required along with exceptional writing, communication, and interpersonal skills, and proficiency in Microsoft Office; Raiser’s Edge or other CRM experience desirable. Please email cover letter and resume to jobs@pem.org: or send to Human Resources, Peabody Essex Museum, East India Square, Salem, MA 01970. PEM is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Posted on: 02/23/2015

Director of Development

Hill-Stead Museum Farmington, CT
Director of Development Hill-Stead Museum Farmington, CT Hill-Stead Museum seeks a full time Director of Development, reporting to the Executive Director and CEO. This position is responsible for: the oversight, planning and implementation of all fund development activities; building and maintaining strong relationships with individuals, organizations, corporations, foundations, and other major donors; and fostering a culture of philanthropy throughout the organization. The Director will collaborate closely with the Executive Director, Board committees, and key volunteers. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: Develop and implement Fund Development Plan to support capital needs, programs, operations, endowment; Oversee Membership and Annual Fund to increase donor solicitation, acquisition and retention; Cultivate grant opportunities and oversee grant research and tracking; Execute successful fundraising events and programs by identifying effective event chairpersons, attracting and retaining corporate sponsorships, and planning and implementing all events; Develop and implement planned giving campaign; Oversee donor/member communications and production of annual report; Manage department budget. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelors’ degree; Eight+ years fundraising/development experience, five+ years at management level; Experience overseeing membership and annual fund campaigns; Experience collaborating with volunteers during major fundraising events; Ability to connect with all donors and develop long-term institutional relationships PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) or similar certification/degree or business background; Proven success with major gift fundraising, developing/managing planned giving program; Strong knowledge of current planned giving vehicles and estate-planning trends; Proficiency in Raiser’s Edge For a complete job description or to submit your resume and cover letter, in confidence, please email broadbentg@hillstead.org. Posted on: 02/19/2015

Development Officer

Rhode Island Historical Society Providence, RI
The Development Officer will be responsible for implementing a comprehensive and integrated fundraising program that develops individual and corporate contributed income sources for RIHS, with an emphasis on donor cultivation, program sponsorship, annual fund and planned giving. In addition, this position supports the overall organization in its special events and fundraising activities, with attention to high-quality customer service. The Development Officer will work closely with the Membership Officer in achieving RIHS’s Membership and Development goals. The successful candidate will also work closely with the Executive Director of the RIHS’s ongoing endowment campaign. Support RIHS’s mission, values, vision, and core commitment to community engagement and institutional relevancy for the future; Contribute to and support the RIHS strategic plan, annual priorities, and institutional initiatives; Attend RIHS events, including evening and weekend; Participate in a culture of ongoing learning, collaboration, innovation, creativity, and community engagement. Create and implement a dynamic annual development plan and strategy; Lead and manage the organization’s overall development efforts to raise operating funds; Enlist other staff to support fundraising and marketing efforts; Cultivate and nurture relationships with current and potential corporate and foundation sponsors and individual donors; Work with staff across departments to develop and coordinate grant proposals and reports to corporate, foundation, and government funders; Additional Job requirements can be found at http://www.rihs.org/about-us/employment-opportunities/ Email letter, resume/CV and names of three references to: jobs@rihs.org with Development Officer in the subject line. Applications close Mar. 6. No phone calls, please. Posted on: 02/13/2015

Director of Institutional Advancement

American Textile History Museum Lowell, MA
The American Textile History Museum is seeking an experienced development professional to fill the position of Director of Institutional Advancement. The Director reports to the President. The ATHM seeks a professional with experience who is capable of leading and managing multiple initiatives. The Director of Institutional Advancement will lead the Museum’s development efforts and shall be responsible for all of the museum’s fundraising with the President. The director will be a person with a high degree of energy and enthusiasm who possesses both a strong work ethic and a positive attitude. Working with the management and Board Members, the major responsibilities of the Director shall include: establish goals, strategies and timetables for all aspects of the Museum’s giving programs; manage all individual and broad-based appeals; work closely with and support board leadership; represent the Museum’s fundraising goals through presentations, through written communications and in individual meetings; increase annual appeal; personally solicit gifts and pledges, as appropriate; develop and implement marketing of the Museum’s brand; create cultivation opportunities; and establish a legacy / planned giving society. Qualifications: results–oriented and success-driven outlook; knowledge of, and focus on, key fundraising strategies and trends; ability to manage situations in a fast-paced and often dynamic work environment; capability to work independently and as a member of a team, both as manager and as a team member; resilience and humor; and museum and budgetary management experience a plus. Please forward your cover letter and resume to hrdir@athm.org for consideration. Posted on: 02/12/2015

Public Programs Outreach Coordinator

Metropolitan Waterworks Museum Boston, MA
Metropolitan Waterworks Museum, Boston, MA The Metropolitan Waterworks Museum seeks a creative and talented person to provide a variety of outreach support activities including planning and scheduling program events, promotion of events via marketing activities, managing social media and other outreach venues. The Public Programs Outreach Coordinator will work collaboratively with other MWM staff to arrange special programming such as MWM’s Waterworks Wednesdays and . This is a permanent part-time (15 hours/week) position with flexible hours. RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for managing MWM’s social media strategy including preparing, researching and posting Facebook, Twitter and/or Instagram updates as needed. Assist with MWM Flickr postings as needed. Support scheduling and planning of Waterworks Wednesday programs, booking speakers, creating promotional material and promoting awareness. Support MWM website updating to promote events. Support marketing for other special events and educational programming. Assist in developing and coordinating outreach to increase school, camp, and other tour based visitation. QUALIFICATIONS: Must have BA/BS minimum in related field, 1-2 years of relevant social media and/or marketing/event promotion experience. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. To apply, email cover letter, resume and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references to: Marcis.Kempe@waterworksmuseum.org Posted on: 02/11/2015

Development Director

Farnsworth Art Museum Rockland,, ME
General Description: Reporting to and working closely with the Executive Director, The Development Director is a strategic, energetic, and creative individual who will garner local, regional and national support for the Farnsworth’s mission by identifying and cultivating new donors, as well as stewarding existing relationships, while maintaining the Museum’s national profile. Utilizing excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, this individual will work closely with board and staff to significantly expand the donor base to support the Museum’s extensive cultural offerings and outreach activities each year. Responsibilities include planning, managing, and implementing the overall fundraising strategy for the museum to achieve its operating and strategic objectives. This individual leads the development staff and development committee in solidifying a strong foundation of enthusiastic contributors and ensure increased contributed income, planned giving and foundation revenue. The position is also responsible for developing and implementing a major gifts program designed to engage and cultivate new partners while demonstrating the sensitivity necessary to successfully engage and interact with high-level donors. Qualifications include a master’s degree in a related field or the equivalent in training and work experience. A minimum of eight (8) years of demonstrated success with increasing responsibility in non-profit fundraising, preferably with a museum or university is required. A proven track record of providing creative and innovative leadership in promoting and administering dynamic and diverse fundraising strategies as well as demonstrated success managing a creative, intelligent and hard working development staff to foster a highly effective and collegial work environment is essential. Please send cover letter and resume to employment@farnsworthmuseum.org Posted on: 02/02/2015

Assistant Manager for Development and Membership Services

Martha's Vineyard Museum Edgartown, MA
The Martha’s Vineyard Museum is accepting applications for a full-time year round professional with excellent communication, computer and analytical skills to support the fundraising and membership team. Essential skills include excellent oral and written communication, attention to detail and facility in database management, and familiarity with database software; Adobe InDesign a plus. Prior experience in development, membership and/or marketing functions strongly preferred; position available immediately. For a full job description and application instructions please visit mvmuseum.org/jobs.php. Posted on: 01/30/2015

Annual Fund Operations Manager

The Trustees of Reservations Boston/Beverly, MA
The Annual Fund Operations Manager is a key member of the Annual Giving team of The Trustees of Reservations, helping execute a comprehensive annual strategy to increase unrestricted philanthropy. Reports to Director of Annual Giving; manages day-to-day operations of a $3 million annual fund; provides key support for programmatic and fundraising activities, including volunteer recruitment/management, events, marketing, and external communications to donors; assists with gift solicitations, including creation of proposals and stewardship activities. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree; Masters’ Degree preferred; 2+ years of direct fundraising experience; experience in direct mail management and/or annual giving programs preferred; database experience required, Raiser’s Edge strongly preferred. The role will be split between Boston office at 200 High Street and development office in Beverly, MA; requires travel within Massachusetts and occasional night/weekend work. To apply, please submit resume, cover letter, and salary requirements electronically to: Marieke Van Damme, Director of Annual Giving, mvandamme@ttor.org AA/EOE Posted on: 01/20/2015

Vice President of Advancement

Historic New England Haverhill, MA
Founded in 1910, Historic New England is the oldest and largest regional heritage organization in the nation and is focused on acquiring, caring for, and interpreting for the public unparalleled collections of New England buildings, landscapes, artifacts and documents while providing community engagement and educational programs. Historic New England seeks a Vice President for Advancement to join the senior management team, provide strategic leadership and vision for the organization and prepare for an future campaign. Reporting to President/CEO Carl R. Nold and with a distinguished Board of Trustees, the VPA will lead a staff of ten and identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward current and new major donors across all six New England states and beyond. Ideal candidates will possess an appreciation for the mission and an understanding of a broad spectrum of fundraising activities. Please see www.developmentguild.com for a full position announcement. Resumes may be sent to HNE@developmentguild.com. Posted on: 01/08/2015

Development Officer

Provincetown Art Association and Museum Provincetown, MA
About the Position The Development Officer will report to the Executive Director and will have responsibility for supporting the fundraising efforts of PAAM as they relate to individual major gifts, legacy gifts, corporate and foundation giving, annual giving, development operations, and development communications. The Development Officer will be responsible for supporting major gift activity, preparing proposals and grants, executing email and direct mail appeals, conducting prospect research, entering data in the SAGE database, producing development reports, and assisting in the successful planning and effective implementation of special events, including donor driven cultivation events. Further, the Development Officer will be responsible for e-newsletters and other communication with a strong donor intent. Qualifications • Bachelor’s degree and ability to perform in fast-paced work environment. • 5+ years experience in a non-profit fundraising setting, preferably with an arts organization. • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple projects. • Ability to manage very confidential information with impeccable discretion. • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication and customer service skills. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with strong attention to detail. • Ability to develop and manage budgets and prepare financial reports. • Computer literacy, with experience with fundraising databases preferred. • Ability to take direction, work independently as well as to be a member of a team, set and maintain priorities, balance demands of multiple tasks, and meet deadlines. To apply, please email cover letter and resume in confidence to: Chris McCarthy Executive Director Provincetown Art Association and Museum cmccarthy@paam.org Posted on: 01/05/2015

Education

Program Director

Emily Dickinson Museum (Amherst College) Amherst, MA
The Emily Dickinson Museum seeks an imaginative, highly-motivated, superbly organized professional candidate to lead its public and educational programs. The Program Director will oversee all public and interpretive programs with an eye toward maintaining excellence in the visitor experience and developing lively entrepreneurial programs that will contribute to income streams. The Director will recruit and train guiding staff and will evaluate, review, and adapt the core interpretive program to enhance the visitor’s encounter with Emily Dickinson’s poetry, life, and context. Educational responsibilities include directing the Museum’s signature NEH-funded professional development summer program for K-12 teachers, strengthening curricular and co-curricular ties with our parent Amherst College and other members of the five college consortium, and expanding the Museum’s educational footprint. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information (address, e-mail, and telephone numbers) of three professional references. A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply online, please visit our web site at https://jobs.amherst.edu Amherst College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, persons of color, and persons with disabilities to apply. The College is committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff. Posted on: 02/26/2015

Multimedia Project Manager for EiE

Museum of Science MA
SUMMARY STATEMENT: This position is a senior member of the team that creates and delivers high-quality multimedia resources to support and grow the use of a national elementary engineering curriculum. This position contributes to the creation and dissemination of projects in media development, particularly video production, of high-quality educational materials. The media resources created will reach and serve educators and students on a national level. ENGINEERING IS ELEMENTARY: The Engineering is Elementary (EiE) project aims to foster engineering and technological literacy among children. EiE is creating a research-based, standard driven, and classroom-tested curriculum that integrates engineering and technology concepts and skills with elementary science topics. EiE lessons not only promote K-12 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) learning, but also connect with literacy and social studies. Storybooks featuring children from a variety of cultures and backgrounds introduce students to an engineering problem. Students are then challenged to solve a problem similar to that faced by the storybook character. Through a hands-on engineering design challenge, students work in teams to apply their knowledge of science and mathematics; use their inquiry and problem-solving skills; and tap their creativity as they design, create, and improve possible solutions. In the end, students realize that everyone can engineer! EEO/M/F/D/V. For more information and to apply, please visit: https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/191580-29458.html Posted on: 02/25/2015

Seasonal Educator

Old North Foundation Boston, MA
The Old North Church, located in the heart of Boston’s historic North End, seeks applicants for seasonal, part-time positions (April - October 31st) on our education staff, with a possibility of continuing through the winter. Applicants MUST be available to work on weekdays and weekends alike as well as holidays, and be outgoing and friendly. Please do not apply if you are not available on weekends. Applicants must also be available for a training session on Saturday, March 28th. As the public faces of the Old North Church, our educators ensure that our visitors (approximately 500,000 annually) receive a memorable and enjoyable experience and understand the Old North's unique place in American history. Meet people from around the world and across the nation and share your passion for American history! Ideal candidates possess: - excellent public speaking skills and a flair for the dramatic - mature and outgoing personality; must love talking with people! - interest in education, history, or museums - outstanding customer service skills - ability to work in a fast-paced team environment and manage several tasks simultaneously - reliability and professional appearance The position requires climbing steep stairs, navigating narrow passageways, and working in both indoor and outdoor conditions during the New England summer and fall. Previous experience in education/interpretation, customer service, or theatre preferred but not required. Please email resume (no more than 2 pages) and letter of interest to Erin Wederbrook Yuskaitis, Director of Education, at education@oldnorth.com. Resumes will be accepted until Friday, March 6th. Posted on: 02/24/2015

Studio Projects Coordinator

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston, MA
The Studio Projects Coordinator is responsible for planning, budgeting, scheduling and facilitating artist projects and other studio activities to engage Museum visitors in the creative process. He/she develops hands-on projects, for visitors of all ages, that spark creative looking and thinking about art, education, landscape and music, and that help visitors make their own connections to art found in the Museum's collection and special exhibitions. Working with education staff who also use the space in their programs, the Studio Projects Coordinator ensures that the Studio has an especially inviting look and feel, and experiments with inventive ways to use other spaces in the new wing (the greenhouse classroom, for instance). To apply and for more information: https://isgm.applicantpro.com/jobs/192901.html Posted on: 02/23/2015

Museum Educator

USS Constitution Museum Boston, MA
Educators at the USS Constitution Museum work in a highly visible position that is essential to fulfilling the Museum’s mission of creating a positive, memorable experience where visitors can learn and connect to history. This seasonal part-time position is responsible for welcoming and providing exceptional customer service to our visitors; facilitating a range of hands-on interpretive programs for different audiences, including families and Pre K-12th grade students; and encouraging visitors to voluntarily donate to the Museum. As a part of the Museum Learning department, you will be trained in interpretation techniques, customer service, and USS Constitution’s history. Ideal candidates possess strong customer service, organizational, oral and written communication skills; a mature and outgoing personality; and an enjoyment for interacting with members of the public. Previous employment or volunteer experience in museum education/interpretation or customer service positions is preferred. One weekend day is required. Interested individuals should send a cover letter and resume to jzanolli@ussconstitutionmuseum.org. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted. EOE. Posted on: 02/23/2015

Head Interpreter/Research Assistant

Litchfield Historical Society Litchfield, CT
The Head Interpreter/Research Assistant is responsible for providing interpretation at the Tapping Reeve House and Law School and for supporting research projects at the Litchfield History Museum. The Head Interpreter/Research Assistant will work with all staff members and the general public, striving to ensure a consistently superior visitor experience. This is a full-time, seasonal position, slated to begin on April 1, 2015 and run through November 2015 with part-time hours available for the winter. The position requires strong interpersonal and communication skills and a professional, friendly manner while working with the public. Please submit a resume, cover letter, and three references to Catherine Fields, Director, at cfields@litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org. See http://www.litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org/about/opportunities.php for a complete job description and a list of qualifications. Application deadline: March 15, 2015 Posted on: 02/25/2015

Forum Coordinator

Museum of Science Boston, MA
The Forum Coordinator will develop, present, and facilitate programs, media, and high-profile events that engage the public in conversations and research activities (such as citizen science and technology assessment activities) around the social and ethical dimensions of emerging scientific and technological issues. This person will work closely with staff in other departments, and will participate in collaborations with other institutions and organizations, including collaborative research efforts with colleges and universities. This position is grant-funded, full-time, 40 hours/week, Monday-Friday. For more information, visit https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/189890-29458.html EEO/M/F/V/D Posted on: 02/18/2015

Hall of Human Life Program Presenter (Friday Evening Shift)

Museum of Science Boston, MA
The Hall of Human Life Program Presenter will assist the other Interpretation staff in the Hall of Human Life in providing hands-on, inquiry and design-based learning experiences for Museum visitors. Help visitors explore topics of human biology related to the HHL by providing guidance with exhibit components and offering access to tools and props that will enhance their experience and help them make meaningful connections. Engage visitors in investigations that encourage them to use the skills of scientific inquiry. Assist in the daily operation of the Interpreter Program including training, supervising, and mentoring of the volunteers. The position is part-time, 8 hours/week, on Fridays 3:30pm-8:00pm. Each shift will require one additional training day during the week for the first six weeks. For more information, visit https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/191340-29458.html EEO/M/F/V/D Posted on: 02/17/2015

Seasonal Museum Educator (part-time)

Concord Museum Concord, MA
The Concord Museum in historic Concord, Massachusetts, seeks a creative and dynamic educator to join the museum education team during the busy spring season. Museum educators lead school programs for grades 3-6 in the Museum galleries and classrooms. Educators teach curriculum-based lessons on Colonial and Revolutionary history through museum objects and hands-on/minds-on activities. Educators also help to prepare classroom materials and clean spaces and equipment after programs. This position will begin training in March. B.A., a background in classroom teaching or museum education and a strong interest in American history is desired. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively and collaboratively as a member of a team is crucial. A schedule with the flexibility to teach on weekdays during school hours is necessary. This is a part-time position perfect for graduate students, those with a flexible schedule, retired educators or those interested in museum education. 3-12 hours per week, $10.00/hour. Send a resume and cover letter to the Manager for Student, Group and Family Learning at cm1@concordmuseum.org. EOE. Posted on: 02/12/2015

Director of Collections & Education

Connecticut Historical Society Hartford, CT
The Director of Collections & Education is the organization’s chief curator. The position shapes, cares for, provides access to, and helps people use and learn from CHS’s most valuable asset, its collections. This is accomplished by building and leading a team that will (1) identify compelling and relevant stories that help the citizens of Connecticut contextualize and understand their unique world, (2) work with other historical organizations across the state to build and shape collections that document these stories, and (3) develop products, programs and services that build awareness and promote the use of the collection with an end of understanding, learning, and appreciation for the discipline of history. For a full position description and details on how to apply visit: http://chs.org/job-internship/ Posted on: 02/12/2015

Manager of Education Services

Metropolitan Waterworks Museum Boston, MA
Metropolitan Waterworks Museum, Boston, MA The Metropolitan Waterworks Museum seeks a creative and experienced educator to deliver interpretive programming for tours and intergenerational visitor audiences. The Manager of Education Services will work collaboratively with MWM staff to manage tour activity primarily for K-12 school groups but also for other youth/camp groups as well as senior groups, colleges, history groups, etc. This is a permanent part-time (20 hrs/wk) position with flexible hours that may be expanded based on MWM revenue growth. Must be able to work a Wednesday-Friday schedule and public school vacation weeks. RESPONSIBILITIES: Research and develop a range of engaging tour activities, particularly for elementary and middle school levels. Develops indoor and outdoor activities and suggested classroom preparation instructions for educators. Prepare and deliver tour delivery training for volunteers to ensure consistency and quality of services. Schedule, plan and lead large tour visits including multiple simultaneous activities. Recruit and supervise education interns. Assist in developing outreach strategies to increase teacher awareness of MWM programs. Develop outreach to target other potential visitors and develop tour evaluation procedures to improve activity design. QUALIFICATIONS: Must have BA/BS minimum in education or related field with advanced degree preferred, 5 or more years of experience teaching in schools, museums or other informal learning environments, demonstrated knowledge of STEM or history, program management experience. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. To apply, email cover letter, resume and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references to: Marcis.Kempe@waterworksmuseum.org Posted on: 02/11/2015

Park Guide

Adams National Historical Park Quincy, MA
Park Guides at Adams National Historical Park conduct research and develop interpretive tours, conduct tours through the historic structures, participate in formal curriculum-based education programs, informal education programs and presentations tailored to school-age and adult audiences that may include first-person dramatic historical interpretation, and assist with special events and family programs throughout the season. Adams National Historical Park includes the birthplaces of United States Presidents John Adams and John Quincy Adams; the "Old House" at “Peace field,” home to both Presidents and their distinguished families and descendants; a Visitor Center, and an Orientation Center. Applications for employment as a Seasonal Park Guide will be accepted from February 9, 2015 through February 18, 2015. Full-time seasonal employment (40 hours per week including weekends and holidays) at Adams National Historical Park will be available from May 2015 to November 10, 2015. The announcement for Seasonal Park Guide positions at Adams National Historical Park will be posted on the internet at www.usajobs.gov on Monday, February 9, 2015 and will remain open until midnight on Wednesday, February 18, 2015. Applicants for Seasonal Park Guide positions may view job descriptions and application procedures at the official job site at www.usajobs.gov. Posted on: 02/11/2015

Community Programming Coordinator

Old Colony Historical Society Taunton, MA
The Old Colony History Museum seeks an energetic and creative Community Programming Coordinator who is responsible for planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating adult, family, and children’s programs, which include formal and informal educational programs as well as special events, group tours, and visitor services initiatives. Reporting to the Director, the Community Programming Coordinator shapes the strategic direction for all future education programming at our growing institution. The Community Programming Coordinator will also work to raise awareness of the Old Colony History Museum in the community and look for new opportunities for educational outreach. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who is an excellent communicator with both adults and children and who enjoys working both collaboratively and independently. This is a part-time position with flexible hours. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required in Museum Studies, History, Education, or a related field, Master’s Degree preferred. Experience in public programming at a nonprofit educational institution required. Commitment to developing new initiatives and willingness to experiment and take risks. Experience with evaluation and/or assessment of programming preferred How To Apply: Please send a letter of interest and résumé to oldcolony@oldcolonyhistoricalsociety.org, with the subject line “Community Programming Coordinator.” No phone calls, please. Applications are due by March 02, 2015. Posted on: 02/04/2015

Outdoor and Environmental Educator

The Discovery Museums Acton, MA
The Discovery Museums are seeking a part-time Outdoor and Environmental Educator to support our play-based initiative to get families outdoors for healthy physical activity and environmental education. This member of our education team will develop hands-on activities and present year-round outdoor family programs on our campus and in adjoining conservation land. This 24 hour/week part-time salaried position includes 2-4 weekend days/month, and occasional evenings and holidays. A flexible schedule is collaboratively set 2 months in advance. Qualifications: Background or experience in environmental or outdoor education, ability to work outdoors year-round, interest in working with all ages, excellent organizational and communication skills, flexibility, and a sense of humor. To apply: Send cover letter and resume to dleblanc@discoverymuseums.org. No phone calls please. The full description for this position can be downloaded at http://www.discoverymuseums.org/employment. Posted on: 02/02/2015

Founding Principal

OLD STURBRIDGE VILLAGE, INC. Sturbridge, MA
Old Sturbridge Village – New England’s largest and one of the nation’s most premier living history museum – is seeking a driven, dynamic and experienced leader to serve as the Founding Principal of the to-be-established elementary charter school on the Village’s campus. The Principal will be responsible for writing, submitting and gaining approval of the charter school application; designing and executing the academic model; recruiting, selecting and managing faculty; and building strong community partnerships. As an instructional leader, the Principal will drive outstanding student outcomes by developing and implementing a shared vision for excellence in teaching and learning. As a member of the museum’s senior leadership, the successful candidate will work collaboratively to create an innovative, best in class educational experience that leverages Old Sturbridge Village’s campus, programs and other assets. Only those with a deep passion for the mission of Old Sturbridge Village and highly qualified to found and lead an exemplary, innovative elementary school need apply. Qualifications • Master’s degree and valid Principal license in Massachusetts • Minimum five years’ teaching experience including knowledge of curriculum, instructional practice, student learning styles, and student assessments • Three years’ of school administrative experience with staff management including the hiring, evaluation, and development of teaching faculty, preferably in a Title I school • Administrative skills, including organizational, operational, and fiscal experience • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills • Proven ability to prioritize, balance, and complete complex projects in the face of competing deadlines • Acute attention to detail and project completion • Sense of humor! Please apply at jobs@osv.org. EOE Posted on: 01/22/2015

Museum Educator (Grant Funded)

Art Gallery, University of Saint Joseph West Hartford, CT
The Art Gallery, the fine art museum of the University of Saint Joseph, seeks a creative and experienced educator to develop and deliver interpretive programming for intergenerational and multicultural audiences. The educator will work collaboratively with staff and outside consultants to create interpretive strategy for a special exhibition of U.S. and Latin American 20th-century art. S/he will design and deliver educational programs for university, adult, and preK-12 audiences, produce a variety of associated print and online materials, and conduct program assessment. This is a temporary, part-time (14-16 hrs/wk) position that may be expanded if grant funding is secured. RESPONSIBILITIES: • Knowledge of art history (especially U.S., Latin American, and European 20th century) as well as best practices in the field of museum interpretation • Ability to innovate and use new modes of engaging visitors • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and teaching skills • Excellent research, writing and editing skills • Excellent organizational skills, follow-through, and attention to detail • Competence with basic software applications required; familiarity with new technologies, especially audio and mobile guides is desirable • Knowledge of current and emerging curriculum standards • Ability to conduct outreach to teachers and community organizations and deliver some programs off-site. • Bilingual fluency (English/Spanish) is highly desirable QUALIFICATIONS: • M.A. strongly preferred in art history, museum studies, education, or a related field • 3-5 years of experience teaching in museums or other informal learning environments • Demonstrated program management experience Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. To apply, email cover letter, resume, salary requirements and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references to hr@usj.edu. Posted on: 01/20/2015

Educator- STEM Program Manager

Boston Children's Museum Boston, MA
The Educator-STEM Program Manager enhances the visitor experience by developing and leading interactive experiences, including public programs and special events, with a focus on STEM education. Qualifications: • BA/BS in relevant field required • Background in Science, Technology, Engineering/Design, Math, Museum Studies, or Science Education; minimum 2 years experience developing and delivering STEM experiences to children ages 0-8 in formal and informal settings. • Excellent communication skills. Comfortable presenting to large groups. • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work with multicultural, intergenerational audiences in an enthusiastic and professional manner. • Experience with live animal care • Bilingual or fluency in Spanish, Chinese, or other language desirable. Schedule: Tuesday-Saturday, 9-5pm To apply: Please email resume & cover letter to Jobs@BostonChildrensMuseum.org Posted on: 01/20/2015

Manager, Education and Interpretation

Lexington Historical Society Lexington, MA
The Manager oversees the content and staffing of the interpretive programs at the Society’s three Revolutionary-era historic sites- Buckman Tavern, the Hancock-Clarke House, and Munroe Tavern – as well as the Society’s education and group tour programs. This is a full-time, year-round position reporting to the Executive Director and working closely with the Society’s active Interpretation Committee. The Manager is responsible for staff and volunteer recruitment, training, scheduling, and evaluation as well as marketing of the sites and interpretive content. Candidates should have experience conducting education programs, an interest in the history of the Colonial and Revolutionary War eras, and an entrepreneurial spirit to support the Society’s growth. Salary $32,000, three weeks paid vacation, no other benefits. Applicants should forward a resume and a brief expression of interest to director@lexingtonhistory.org by February 6. Posted on: 01/13/2015

Exhibits

Mill Artisan

Plimoth Plantation Plymouth, MA
The Plimoth Grist Mill has an opening for a Mill Artisan. The Plimoth Grist Mill, located in historic Plymouth, MA, is part of Plimoth Plantation’s living history museum exhibit sites. The Plimoth Grist Mill is a working mill that uses water power to mill organic corn into freshly ground cornmeal on our 200 year old French Buhr millstones.The Mill Artisan participates in all aspects of running a re-created, water powered grist mill educational exhibit and producing stone ground products for sale. The position Includes milling and processing corn products for wholesale and retail distribution, maintaining the cleanliness and functionality of the mill building and mill machinery and sharing the history and process of milling with Museum guests. The Mill Artisan is expected to create a positive and welcoming atmosphere at all times for Museum guests, staff and volunteers. Some winter work in other departments will be required. Bachelor’s Degree in the Humanities or Social Sciences preferred; or equivalent experience such as study at a technical school or with a recognized artisan or miller. A general background in a manual trade such as carpentry, masonry, agriculture or mechanical technology is beneficial in this position but not required. Prior experience (an internship, paid or volunteer position) in working with the public, preferably in a museum setting, is preferred but not required. Ability to carry 50 lb. sacks up and down stairs. Work also includes climbing on ladders and mill equipment. Please submit cover letter & resume to: Sue Haverstock shaverstock@plimoth.org. Posted on: 02/13/2015

Assistant Registrar – Exhibitions

Peabody Essex Museum Salem, MA
The Peabody Essex Museum, one of the largest and most dynamic art museums in the nation, is seeking an experienced, full-time, Assistant Registrar. Under the direction of the Registrar for Exhibitions, the successful candidate will work closely with Curatorial, Collection Services, and Exhibition Planning departments on PEM’s changing and traveling exhibitions and registration department initiatives. The Assistant Registrar will assist with coordination of exhibition loans and tours, including lender/partner correspondence, data entry, documentation, shipment processing and receipt, preparation of condition and unpacking reports, invoice processing and budget tracking, and other administrative tasks as assigned. Some courier work may also be assigned. The position requires two years of museum experience (preferably art museums) and a thorough knowledge of current registration principles and practices for loans, changing and traveling exhibitions. Strength and skill in handling fragile works of art are required. Strong planning and organizational skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, outstanding interpersonal skills and an energetic can-do attitude are essential. Candidates must have proficiency in MS Office suite, and collections database experience is preferred. Candidates must have a BA in Art, Art History or Museum Studies, or relevant combination of education and experience. Completion of a graduate program is preferred. Interested 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: 01/27/2015

Associate Curator

deCordova Sculpture Park & Museum Lincoln, MA
deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum is seeking a dynamic Associate Curator passionate about contemporary art and sculpture to join the Curatorial team. This position will report directly to the Chief Curator and Deputy Director of Curatorial Affairs, and work closely with the Registrar, Curatorial Fellow, Preparators and other members of the curatorial team in the planning and implementing of exhibitions, and research, interpretation and acquisition for the Permanent Collection. The Associate Curator represents the Museum to a local, national, and international community to promote the institution and its programs. For the complete position description and how to apply, visit www.decordova.org/opportunities. Posted on: 01/13/2015

Facilities

GENERAL MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

Peabody Essex Museum Salem, MA
The Facilities Department at the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) is seeking a General Maintenance Technician to join a team that maintains an efficiently operating, clean, and safe environment for guests and staff. This position involves performing minor carpentry, plumbing repairs, and general preventative maintenance; cleaning of museum facilities and grounds including outdoor areas such as sidewalks and driveways; operating automated power and hand tools, mechanical lifts, and cleaning equipment; proper snow removal with shovel, blower and plow; moving office furnishings and exhibit cases; performing shipping and receiving tasks; and assisting with special functions. PEM seeks a motivated individual with a professional, can-do attitude for a full-time position working forty hours per week. Availability for overtime and weekend hours is required. A High School Diploma and previous general or mechanical maintenance experience is preferred. The Museum provides uniforms. Interested candidates should send their resumes with cover letters by email 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: 01/15/2015

Museum Store

No Museum Store positions are currently available.

Security

No Security positions are currently available.

Visitor Services

Guide

Historic New England Various Locations
Historic New England seeks seasonal Guides to work at historic properties in five New England states. Guide will conduct tours; assist with daily museum operations including tour admissions, museum shop and membership sales, light housekeeping, and opening and closing the museum. Training is provided. Qualifications: A high school diploma or equivalent education. A Bachelor’s degree is preferred. Applicants should enjoy working with the public, have an interest in history and have basic computer skills. Experience in retail sales and customer service desirable. Must be available some weekdays and weekends and have a flexible schedule. To apply, and for more information on openings at specific sites, visit: http://www.historicnewengland.org/about-us/employment. EOE. Posted on: 02/24/2015

Assistant Director of Visitor Experiences

The Discovery Museums Acton, MA
Description: We’re looking for an outgoing, motivated person to join our staff! The Assistant Director of Visitor Experiences (ADVE) is involved in all aspects of visitor services and customer satisfaction for The Discovery Museums. This includes managing the public spaces of the Museums and managing frontline staff, including the Managers on Duty, Admission Staff, and Explorers (paid and volunteer). The ADVE communicates with and works closely with all other departments as a unified team to ensure all visitors have a welcoming, intuitive, and fun visit to the Museums. The ADVE is also the point person for the Visitor Experiences Volunteer Program: recruitment, inquiries, interviews, training, scheduling, tracking, and retention. Check our website for the full job description and requirements. http://discoverymuseums.org/employment Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years professional experience; excellent verbal and written communication skills; extremely out-going, exceptional people skills, willingness and proven ability to interact with public and staff in a positive manner; driver’s license and reliable transportation; experience in the fields of customer service, education, or museums preferred. How to Apply: Please email cover letter and resume to Cara Lonardo-Roy at clonardoroy@discoverymuseums.org. Please, no phone calls. Posted on: 02/17/2015

Museum Interpreter (part-time)

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. EOE. Posted on: 02/12/2015

Museum Head Guide (part-time)

Concord Museum Concord, MA
The Concord Museum is seeking an enthusiastic and responsible individual to work at the front desk of the Concord Museum on our team of Head Guides. Head Guides run the daily operation of the Museum including selling tickets, running the cash register, managing Museum Guides, opening and closing the building, monitoring general security, and greeting visitors with a warm and welcoming presence. Head Guides are also responsible for staffing periodic evening and weekend rentals and events. The Head Guide will oversee caterers, help with set-up and break down, and lock up at the end of events. The head guide must have excellent communication skills and exceptional customer service skills. Experience working with people in a customer service setting is crucial. An interest in history and museums is important as the head guide is the first encounter visitors have with the Concord Museum. Strong computer skills are necessary to run the POS system as is the ability to multitask. The Museum is looking for someone who wants to work in a team environment with a dedicated, friendly, and knowledgeable staff. Hours vary per week, 9 to 30 hours, $10.25/hour and evening event shifts are $12/hour. A flexible schedule including weekday, weekend, and evening work is required. High school diploma or equivalent required. Send a resume and cover letter to the Director of Education at cm1@concordmuseum.org. EOE. Posted on: 02/12/2015

Visitor Use Assistant

Adams National Historical Park Quincy, MA
Adams National Historical Park announces that applications for employment as a Seasonal Visitor Use Assistant will be accepted from February 10, 2015 through February 24, 2015. Full-time seasonal employment (40 hours per week including weekends and holidays) at Adams National Historical Park will be available from May 2015 to November 10, 2015. The announcement for Seasonal Visitor Use Assistant positions at Adams National Historical Park will be posted on the internet at www.usajobs.gov on February 10, 2015 and will remain open until midnight on February 24, 2015. Applicants for Seasonal Visitor Use Assistant positions may view job descriptions and application procedures at the official job site at www.usajobs.gov All positions require excellent customer service skills, the ability to work with people of all ages and diverse backgrounds, and a positive attitude. Please do not mail or bring applications directly to Adams National Historical Park; they will be returned to you unopened. Posted on: 02/11/2015

Guest Experience Supervisor

Peabody Essex Museum Salem, MA
The Peabody Essex Museum is seeking dynamic, self-motivated individuals to advance and implement a renewed vision for the museum experience as Guest Experience Supervisors. This position serves as a liaison between front-line staff and the department director and involves working directly with guests and collaborating with other departments to create a superlative experience throughout the museum. Duties include responsibility for daily museum operations including oversight of admissions, ticketing and membership sales and the venues of service delivery including the main entrance, the admissions desk, membership desk, information desk, the reservations phone line and web portal, and elsewhere throughout the museum. The Supervisor serves as the Museum’s representative to address any guest concerns, finding respectful solutions that turn a negative to a positive experience. Availability for weekend, holiday and evening hours is essential. College education or equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience, computer proficiency, and experience working with public preferred. Professional and enthusiastic demeanor required. Ideal candidates have strong communication skills and are gregarious, self-motivated, and passionate about working with people to create transformative museum experiences. Interested candidates should send their resumes with cover letters by email to 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: 02/04/2015

Visitor Services Manager

Norman Rockwell Museum Stockbridge, MA
Dynamic, diplomatic, people-centric, leader sought for year-round management position at Norman Rockwell Museum, to deliver the highest quality, warm and welcoming visitor service experience, while ensuring effective, efficient, and safe operations for the Museum. Primary responsibilities: general admission, membership, and group sales; supervision, training, and scheduling of Visitor Service Associates and information desk volunteers, scheduling docents with full, part-time, and seasonal staff; manage admissions and associated revenue with the utmost accuracy, including cash handling; administrate ticketing (Counterpoint) and CRM systems; implementation of admission policies, reporting and billing procedures; facilitate and coordinate reservations for group visits, school tours, programs and events; providing Berkshire tourism information. Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree or commensurate experience required • Friendly, courteous and gracious • Customer Service experience at middle management level • Highly organized, multi-tasker with strong initiative, able to provide calm, unflappable professionalism and problem solving, even in high attendance periods or stressful situations • Skilled in CRM and ticketing software, Microsoft Office • Excellent communication and writing skills • Web and social media savvy • Demonstrated success in cash handling, staff management and customer service • Passion for the arts a plus • Willingness to become well-versed in the art of Norman Rockwell and American Illustration • Weekend work required, some evenings and holidays. To apply, send resume to: Norman Rockwell Museum, Director of Human Resources, P.O. Box 308, Stockbridge, MA 01262; 413-931-2228, hcoleman@nrm.org. Posted on: 01/27/2015

Guest Services Representative

Peabody Essex Museum Salem, MA
The Guest Services Department of the Peabody Essex Museum is seeking friendly, dynamic individuals interested in contributing their talents as part-time, entry-level Guest Services Representatives. This position involves working directly with guests to create a superlative visitor experience throughout the museum. Duties include, but are not limited to, greeting guests in a warm, genuine way, facilitating guests’ entry into the museum at the Admissions and Membership Desks, and helping guests navigate their experience at the Information Desk and throughout the museum. Other responsibilities include responding to inquiries at the Museum Office Center, administrative support, and general customer service for museum guests, members, and staff. Must be available to work weekend and holiday hours. Some College education or equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience, computer proficiency, and experience working with public preferred. Professional and enthusiastic demeanor required. Ideal candidates have strong communication skills and are gregarious, self-motivated, and passionate about working with people to create transformative museum experiences. Interested candidates should send their resumes with cover letters by email to 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: 01/08/2015

Volunteer Services

Volunteer Coordinator

Museum of Science Boston, MA
Proactively provides general administrative and coordination assistance to Human Resources' Volunteer Services, ensuring the smooth functioning of the office, serving as a positive, welcoming Museum representative for all staff, volunteers and interns. Utilizes all available resources (i.e., variety of databases), to support volunteer recruitment efforts, ensuring the Museum has a diversity of volunteers. Sustains the efforts of special projects and events, ensuring all volunteers are fully engaged in the life of the Museum. Critical to successfully meeting the requirements of the position is the support of overall department and divisional goals. This position is full-time, 35 hours/week, Monday-Friday. For more information, visit https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/189866-29458.html EEO/M/F/V/D Posted on: 02/18/2015

Other

Jane Chace Carroll Curator of Asian Art

Smith College Museum of Art Northampton, MA
Smith College is accepting applications for the Jane Chace Carroll Curator of Asian Art position. Reporting to the Associate Director for Curatorial Affairs, this positon develops the program for the Asian Art Gallery. Oversee all aspects of the Museum’s research, interpretation, and presentation of its growing Asian art collection. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education/Experience: Masters’ degree (Ph.D. preferred) in Asian art history and culture or related discipline, with at least 4 years of museum experience, or the equivalent combination of education and/or experience. Skills: Demonstrated knowledge of the exhibition process, and a record of publication and public speaking. Broad knowledge of Asian art and culture, particularly the arts of East Asia, but knowledge of South Asian, Central Asian, and Western Asian art are also acceptable. Familiarity with major art historical periods and styles, and proficiency in at least one Asian language (fluency preferred). Excellent communication, both written and verbal, and effective leadership and interpersonal skills. Outstanding collaborator with highly developed administrative and organizational capabilities and a deep commitment to a cross-disciplinary approach to original works of art within a liberal arts college. Prior experience teaching or working with undergraduate students would be an additional strength. Review of application will begin immediately. To be considered for this position and to review job description, visit https://smithcollege.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=19629&job=ad0840-jane-chace-carroll-curator-of-asian-art Smith College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer Posted on: 02/27/2015

Richard L. Menschel Associate Curator of Photography

Harvard Art Museums, Harvard University 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. Please refer to 34952BR on application materials and submit through Harvard’s Recruitment Management system, ASPIRE. This is a 5 year term position with the possibility of extension. Posted on: 02/26/2015

RFP Outreach Programming Initiative

Connecticut Historical Society Hartford, CT
The Connecticut Historical Society (CHS), a non-profit museum, library, and education center located in Hartford, CT is seeking proposals to develop programming under a new outreach initiative. The successful proposal will (1) develop and implement a statewide conference for Connecticut’s town historians in the 3rd quarter of 2015, and (2) research and recommend a model for a new “CHS Affiliates” program (an institutional membership program aimed at historical societies and libraries) to launch in 1st quarter 2016. Full details may be found at http://chs.org/finding_aides/OutreachServicesRFP.pdf Respondents must propose a fixed fee that comprehensively includes all phases of each initiative (including expenses, if any). All responses are due by 4:00 PM on Friday, February 27, 2015. A selection committee will review the submittals and the selected firm will be notified shortly thereafter. Interested parties should submit their proposal electronically to director@chs.org. Posted on: 02/13/2015

Davison Art Center Imaging Project Specialist

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University Middletown, CT
Two Davison Art Center Imaging Project Specialists will prepare images and metadata in connection with rapid digital photography of works of art on paper for a fixed term of five weeks from June 22 through July 23, 2015, working 34 hours per week. This temporary position reports to the DAC Manager of Museum Information Services, who directs the imaging project. All work will take place at the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University, in Middletown, Connecticut, using equipment provided by the DAC. Responsibilities will include processing images following standard workflows with great attention to detail, checking metadata against standards, embedding metadata into images, confirming image/metadata quality, and preparing images for DAC Collection Search and DAC Open Access Images, working in a precise and efficient manner. Required qualifications include B.A./B.S., ability to work with extreme attention to procedural detail and image/metadata quality, ability to work collegially in a small team with ambitious production goals, familiarity with standards-based metadata work, and experience with color-managed image processing. Preferred qualifications include Master’s degree or coursework in museum or library studies, or information or imaging science, or equivalent experience. Qualified emerging professionals are encouraged to apply, and the DAC is especially interested in hearing from applicants who recently have graduated from, or are enrolled in, graduate programs in museum studies or related fields. For full description, please see https://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/4757 . Posted on: 02/11/2015

Davison Art Center Imaging Project Photographer

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University Middletown, CT
The Davison Art Center (DAC) Imaging Project Photographer will perform rapid digital photography of works of art on paper for a fixed term of six weeks from June 15 through July 23, 2015, working 34 hours per week. This temporary position reports to the DAC Manager of Museum Information Services, who directs the imaging project. All work will take place at the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University, in Middletown, Connecticut, using equipment provided by the DAC. Responsibilities will include executing standard DAC image capture workflows in a highly consistent way, working in a precise and efficient manner in a small team of project employees, including several students. Required qualifications include proven excellence in fine-art reproduction photography with extreme attention to procedural detail, ability to photograph quickly and with rigorous precision in a color-managed workflow, solid working knowledge of underlying principles and best practices in photographic lighting and capture, and ability to work collegially in a small team with ambitious production goals. Preferred qualifications include experience with art reproduction photography of original prints in a museum setting, rapid-capture workflows, FADGI/Metamorfoze guidelines for cultural heritage imaging, studio flash operation, and tethered DSLR image capture. Qualified emerging professionals are encouraged to apply. This collection digitization work is funded by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). For more qualifications and full description, please see https://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/4756 . Posted on: 02/10/2015

Verifier/Genealogist

The General Society of Mayflower Descendants Plymouth, MA
An experienced genealogist is needed as a verifier for the General Society of Mayflower Descendants (GSMD). Will work up to 32 hours a week at the national headquarters in Plymouth as part of a team to process applications for membership. The Verifier examines, reviews, and evaluates proposed lineages for completeness, accuracy, validity, and correctness. Must have genealogy experience and background, including a demonstrated ability to resolve issues from conflicting sources. A demonstrated knowledge of Pilgrim descendant histories and ancestral lines, publications, and/or experience with comparable lineage societies a plus. Neat printing, familiarity with current genealogy websites and Microsoft Word are preferred skills. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to: Director of Genealogy and Research Services, GSMD, P.O. Box 3297, Plymouth, MA 02361 or send as an email attachment to: dgrs@themayflowersociety.org Posted on: 02/10/2015

Curatorial and Interpretive Planning Assistant

Historic New England Haverhill, MA
The Curatorial and Interpretive Planning Assistant works as a member of the staff team preparing to open the 80-acre Eustis Estate Museum and Study Center. This two-year position provides support for planning and implementation as the team prepares for public access to Historic New England’s newest historic site by working with research staff on researching the history of the Eustis Estate, including architectural and design history, landscape history, and Eustis family history; supporting the development of the interpretive plan and visitor experience for the house museum, visitor center, landscape, exhibitions gallery space and initial exhibition installation, and resource room; supporting the project team in developing a furnishings plan for the Eustis Estate main house, including furnishings research, object selection and procurement, coordinating installation, and related tasks. Requires a bachelor’s degree in history, museum studies, or a related field. Master’s degree or related graduate-level study preferred. Requires at least two years of experience in interpretive planning, research, and curatorial activities in a museum setting, preferably working on opening a new facility, exhibition, and/or related visitor experience; the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines, and excellent time-management skills; exceptional teamwork, the ability to work independently and follow direction and established processes. This position is initially based at Historic New England’s Otis House in Boston, Massachusetts, with frequent work conducted at the Eustis Estate in Milton, Massachusetts. A valid driver’s license and a personal vehicle are required. Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@HistoricNewEngland.org. Posted on: 01/30/2015

Assistant Tutor

Historic Deerfield, Inc. Deerfield, MA
Assistant Tutor, Historic Deerfield Summer Fellowship Program, Historic Deerfield, Deerfield, MA Dates: June 1-Aug. 21, 2015 Salary: $4250.00; furnished apartment and all meals included. Description: Based at Historic Deerfield Museum, the Assistant Tutor provides program support to the Director of the Summer Fellowship Program and mentors seven undergraduate fellows. This position requires strong organizational skills and an accompanying interest in and ability to collaborate and work in group settings. Museum or other public history experience a plus; applicants must hold a valid driver’s license and be comfortable with driving extended distances (see description of museum visits and week-long trip, below.) Minimum requirements: B.A. in History (American) or related discipline (American Studies, Art History, etc.); Master’s-level coursework desirable. The Assistant Tutor • Assists with seminars on early New England history, material culture and museum studies. • Advises, assists and mentors independent research and writing projects. • Oversees residential life including daily meal details. • Monitors evening hours at the museum’s research library. • Arranges and participates in day-long museum visits and a week-long trip at the end of the program that includes Washington DC, Williamsburg, Winterthur and New York City. • Provides other administrative support as needed. • Assists with Program wrap-up; works on Summer Fellowship Newsletter at Program conclusion (August 11-21.) To apply, email or mail a letter of interest, vita and three references by Friday, March 6, 2015 to: Barbara A. Mathews, Public Historian and Director of Academic Programs, Historic Deerfield, Deerfield, MA 01342 Email: bmathews@historic-deerfield.org Phone: (413) 775-7207 Posted on: 01/23/2015

Director of Digital Learning and Engagement

Norman Rockwell Museum Stockbridge, MA
Norman Rockwell Museum seeks creative and enthusiastic leader for the Museum’s digital division who will lead strategy, planning, project management, execution and creation of the museum’s digital footprint. The successful candidate will connect audiences of all ages in the Museum galleries, nationally and globally with digital learning experiences delivered via mobile, internet and in-gallery platforms. A member of the executive team, reporting to the Director/CEO, the position leads the digital project team and educators in the creation and dissemination of digital learning tools and experiences. Success will be measured by the product outcomes and engagement impact with the Museum’s global audiences, and will include creation of digital online curriculum and in-gallery mobile and kiosk digital learning experiences. Qualifications and Requirements: •3 - 5 years’ experience required in digital media and content management for the visual arts, museums, or cultural organizations; digital project management; or related field. •Understanding of next generation adaptation to mobile and digital engagement. •Strong communication skills and project management experience. •Basic understanding of the software development lifecycle, production best practices, quality assurance methodology, asset management, and project management techniques. •Experience working with content management systems (CMS). •Strong computer skills, including web-based Project Management Software (Basecamp, DoneDone, etc.); Microsoft Office; Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator, basic HTML, basic JSON. •Knowledge of technical specs and requirements for various asset types, especially audio, video, and graphics. •BA, BS or equivalent experience required. Apply to: Holly Coleman, Director of Human Resources, hcoleman@nrm.org For complete position description visit http://www.nrm.org/about/employment/ Posted on: 01/16/2015

Creative Services Manager

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston, MA
Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Communications, the Creative Services Manager is a hands-on-role responsible for all operations associated with the creative needs of the marketing department across all mediums. To apply and for more information, visit: https://isgm.applicantpro.com/jobs/179966.html Posted on: 01/13/2015