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Executive Assistant to the Director

Mattatuck Museum Waterbury, CT
The Executive Assistant to the Director provides administrative support to the Executive Director and Board President as well as support for other staff directors as necessary. Specific responsibilities include maintaining the Director’s calendar, planning and executing business meetings, and providing support to other departments as needed. Assist Director and Board President in Board Meeting Preparation, ensure meeting announcements are distributed in advance to board and committees, assist with Board meeting logistics, and maintain board and committee minutes records. They will take on many of the office managerial tasks such as mail sorting, shipping, manage office supplies and coordinate office equipment management and repair needs. To apply: Please send cover letter and resume via mail to Mattatuck Museum, Attn: Stephanie Harris, 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT 06702; email to Posted on: 06/20/2016

Director/Executive Director

Natick Historical Society Natick, MA
The Director will lead the operations of the Natick Historical Society and Museum toward the achievement of its mission and its strategic direction. Will provide leadership to the organization, including a part-time Curator and a substantial group of Volunteers.Oversee NHS, its programs and operations and in partnership with the Board, its fundraising and financial plans .The position is a year-round, 4 day a week (28 hour) position, hired by and directly accountable to the Board of Directors through its elected President. At least 3-5 years experience in a small to mid-sized museum organization.Proven ability in process efficiencies. Bachelors degree in history or related field necessary, a masters in archival management desired. Send application to: Search Committee, Natick Historical Society Posted on: 06/20/2016

Director, Center for the Arts

Wesleyan University Middletown, CT
Wesleyan University’s Center for the Arts (CFA) supports the technical and production needs of the departments of dance, music, theater, and art and art history, student groups, and other University departments, and serves as a cultural center for the campus, Middletown, and the region by presenting a wide variety of events and exhibitions ranging from student recitals to faculty productions, touring productions, and curated exhibitions. Comprised of an eleven building complex together with additional gallery, theater, and dance spaces, the CFA presents nearly 300 events per year. CFA programs reach an on- and off-campus audience of over 40,000 per year in five performance spaces and two galleries. In addition to its programming mandate, the CFA works to elevate the arts as a means of teaching and learning, by integrating the arts into all aspects of campus life through interdisciplinary collaborations such as the Creative Campus Initiative and the Riverfront Encounter Festival. The CFA also oversees the Institute for Curatorial Practice in Performance, a graduate program in performance curation. The Director oversees a staff of ten full-time and six part-time staff members, reports to the Associate Provost, and works closely with the Dean of the Arts & Humanities. APPLY: Posted on: 06/16/2016

President and CEO

Old Salem Museums & Gardens Winston-Salem, NC
Old Salem Museums and Gardens (OSM&G) seeks innovative, dynamic President and CEO to build on recent progress and secure a vibrant future. Part of a National Landmark historic district, museum complex includes living history presentations in restored buildings, heritage gardens, and internationally-renowned decorative arts museum and research center. OSM&G serves 190,000 people annually with staff of 200 and operating budget of $7.9 million supported by endowments totaling $34 million.; President and CEO will bring diverse elements together to realize a common vision for a vital, sustainable operating model; continue to build audiences, and expand public and private support; and resolve fiscal challenges. Key Requirements: graduate degree in museum studies, public history, or nonprofit management; thorough knowledge of history museum field; 5+ years successful leadership of a complex museum or other cultural organization; strong leadership and management skills; demonstrated fundraising skills; diplomacy to work effectively with diverse constituencies. Must thrive in regional setting and local culture, and build new partnerships with arts organizations, educational institutions, local and county governments. Winston-Salem is part of Piedmont Triangle, with diverse economy and rich cultural/educational environment, temperate climate. For detailed criteria, how to apply to by 7/11/2016, visit EOE. Nominations welcome. Posted on: 06/13/2016

Office and Operations Manager (part time)

Orleans Historical Society Orleans, MA
Historical Society/Museum on Cape Cod seeks Office and Operations Manager. Friendly, outgoing personality, able to work with all types of people. Strong organizational and communications skills, ability to multitask/work with frequent interruptions. Duties include managing daily opening/closing of the facility, scheduling volunteers, greeting visitors as needed. Manage phone, e-mail communications and online sales. Maintain OHS calendar. Oversee routine updates to websites and other social media. Provide general office support to Executive Director and Board. Year-round position, 25 hours/week. Some evenings and Saturdays. BA, experience in small local history organization desirable. Send cover letter, resume, references to Posted on: 06/13/2016

Executive Director

Battleship Cove, America's Fleet Museum Fall River, MA
Battleship Cove, America's Fleet Museum, located in Fall River, MA, and home to five National Historic Landmarks and the largest collection of historic US naval ships in the world, seeks a dynamic Executive Director to lead the organization, which includes Battleship Cove, the Marine Museum at Fall River and the Fall River Carousel forward. Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years of experience in museum management and have proven fundraising, operations, project management and financial management skills. A full job description can be seen at Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply by Friday, July 15, 2016, by sending their cover letter and resume to Compensation will be commensurate with education, experience and qualifications. There is an attractive benefits package included. Battleship Cove is an equal opportunity employer. Posted on: 06/08/2016

Executive Director

Museum Association of NY Troy, NY
Effective Date: As soon as possible Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience, paid bi-weekly. Benefits include Simple IRA plan, paid vacation and access to medical coverage (see below). The Museum Association of New York (MANY), a statewide membership organization representing hundreds of museums, historical societies, zoos, botanical gardens and aquariums is actively seeking an Executive Director. The “Vision” of MANY is to be a key resource for fostering healthy museums in NY. MANY balances the offering of direct technical services with attention to policy issues and advocacy to strengthen and promote NY cultural institutions. This is an exciting time of growth for the organization, located in Troy, NY. Membership and conference attendance is increasing annually, and the NYS Office of Cultural Education has contracted with MANY to provide increased professional development services to the field. The overall responsibility of the Executive Director position is to provide leadership for the organization in all its endeavors and capacities, representing MANY in an exemplary way in government, fundraising, education and museum field arenas. The Executive Director is responsible for administration and management, staff supervision, board relations, operations, partnerships, strategic planning, budgeting and public relations for the organization. For a complete job description visit, Posted on: 06/02/2016

Executive Assistant

Boston Children's Museum Boston, MA
The Executive Assistant works individually and as a team member to facilitate the administrative functions and effectiveness of the President’s Office. Specific responsibilities include maintaining the President’s calendar, budget maintenance, planning and executing business meetings, and providing support to other departments as needed. S/he is responsible for scheduling Board meetings, assisting in agenda writing for Trustee and Board Committee meetings, preparing materials for Board meetings, and taking/ archiving the official Board Meeting minutes. S/he must anticipate the needs of a busy office, show strong leadership, interface with Board and staff, maintain confidentiality and set priorities in accordance with the President’s agenda. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required; 4 years administrative experience or the equivalent required; Development experience highly desirable; Ability to work in a fast-paced environment on multiple projects under pressure, including the flexibility to adapt to changing priorities; Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, PowerPoint and Outlook. Mail merge skills required; Experience with Raiser’s Edge database preferred; Meeting planning experience preferred; Professional communications skills: strong telephone presence and advanced writing/proofreading proficiency; Excellent organizational skills: Detail-oriented and ability to follow through; Strong interpersonal skills and experience working with diverse populations; Must be willing to work additional hours to attend Board and Committee meetings. Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm. Occasional evenings and early mornings required. To apply: To apply, please send cover letter and resume via mail to Boston Children’s Museum, Attn: Human Resources, 308 Congress Street, Boston MA 02210; email to; fax to 617.423.3213. Posted on: 05/19/2016

General Manager, Fruitlands Museum & Old Manse

The Trustees Harvard & Concord, MA
The Trustees are seeking an intelligent business-minded General Manager (GM) to drive the vision and execution of all aspects of three significant Trustees cultural and natural special places; Fruitlands Museum, Old Manse and Farandnear. The GM will function as the entrepreneurial senior leader and manager of these three significant Trustees properties, ensuring an excellent visitor experience .This position reports to West Region Director and is part of the Regional Management Team. The GM will create a long term stewardship plan that ensures The Trustees resources are conserved, preserved and stewarded for the future. The GM is responsible for creating an engaging and inspirational visitor experience; developing year round exhibitions and public programming; ensuring recruitment, training, management and recognition of staff and volunteers; creating, implementing and delivering business plans for the portfolio of properties; prioritizing and organizing human and financial resources; developing museum and property policies and contracts. Minimum Requirements: BA or equivalent degree required, Master’s preferred; 7-10 years significant and extensive experience in relevant historic preservation and land conservation. Skills/Qualifications: Proven track record of planning events, exhibitions, programs. Management skills, including setting personal objectives and conducting development reviews. Effective management of budgets, finances and projects. Good written and verbal communication skills including public presentation. Sound computer, digital media and technological skills in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. To see the full posting and to apply, copy and paste the following link in your browser: Posted on: 05/16/2016


Chief Curator

Maine Maritime Museum Bath, ME
Hire date: November 1, 2016 – January 15, 2017 Maine Maritime Museum, an internationally recognized cultural institution located on the Kennebec River in Bath, seeks a Chief Curator to replace the museum’s longtime Senior Curator who is retiring in April of 2017. The Chief Curator will play a key role in the leadership team and help the museum continue to grow and excel. The Chief Curator leads a curatorial staff of two plus interns and volunteers, and provides the creative leadership and management of the Museum’s historic object, library, and archival collections; changing and permanent exhibits; and publications program. The Chief Curator supports the mission and goals of Maine Maritime Museum by giving top priority to historical collections, strategic plan initiatives, teamwork, and public service. The position is responsible for the creative leadership and management of the Museum’s historic object, library, and archival collections; historic buildings, changing and permanent exhibits; and publications program. The Chief Curator serves as staff liaison with the Board Collections Committee and oversees a staff of two FT plus volunteers and interns. Specific duties include oversight of all decisions regarding the collection and collections care, exhibits, publications, and collections research. The Chief Curator is also involved in donor cultivation, grant writing, and community outreach. This is a FT, exempt position with competitive salary and generous benefits. Relocation assistance available. For the full job posting and instructions on application, see the museum’s website: Posted on: 06/21/2016

Collections Manager

Concord Museum Concord, MA
The Concord Museum is seeking a responsible and knowledgeable Collections Manager to provide leadership for exciting collections-driven initiatives. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Collections Manager is responsible for the care, preservation, and management of a diverse collection of over 40,000 historically significant objects. Responsibilities include the physical care of objects in onsite and offsite storage and in exhibition galleries; and the intellectual control of the collections through maintenance of accessions records, object files, and the collections management database. Further, he/she will be integral to planning and implementing an upcoming major initiative that includes moving collections during building renovation; upgrading storage areas; and the reinstallation of objects in the permanent galleries. Qualifications: Master’s degree in history, museum studies, material culture, or a related field. At least 5 years of collections management experience and direct object care. A passion for the Concord Museum’s mission and collection; extensive knowledge of standard collections practices and ethics related to acquisitions, deaccessions, and loans; expertise in all collections management skills for objects of all types and materials. Experience with moving collections and setting up collections storage a plus. This is a full-time position with benefits. For detailed position description go to Please send a cover letter, resume, and list of references to Application Deadline: July 1. No phone calls please. Posted on: 06/14/2016

NAGPRA Inventory Specialist

Robbins Museum of Archaeology Middleboro, MA
The Massachusetts Archaeological Society is seeking the contracted services of a NAGPRA inventory specialist to inventory the museum’s NAGPRA-related cultural materials and produce a NAGPRA inventory. The contractor will be paid at a rate of $20/hr. The maximum contract obligation is $10,000 (approximately 500 hours) with a period of work not to exceed 6 months. There is a possibility we would hire the same contractor for future projects. The contractor will be responsible for handling, curating, re-inventorying, and re-housing archaeological objects and collections. As part of the re-inventorying process, the contractor will identify and document human remains and associated funerary objects as well as unassociated funerary objects, sacred objects, and objects of cultural patrimony. The contractor will also update NAGPRA collections records including electronic databases, associated records, forms, summary documents, and legal documents. The contractor will also assist with managing any deaccessioning of NAGPRA-related materials and oversee inventory tasks associated with repatriation claims. The contractor will assist in preparing for and conducting consultations and repatriation between the MAS and federally recognized tribes.The contractor will possess a bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred) in Anthropology/Archaeology, Museum Studies, or a related field and have a background in North American archaeology, Native American artifacts, and NAGPRA compliance experience. Experience coordinating with members of the Native American community a plus. The Contractor should be familiar with PastPerfect software. Interested candidates should forward a letter of interest and resume to: Lindsay Randall at Posted on: 06/14/2016

Curatorial and Programming Coordinator

Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art Clinton, NY
The Curatorial and Programming Coordinator works closely with the Director and other staff to coordinate projects related to the museum, including exhibitions, collections, and programs. The position participates in all phases of the planning and implementation of exhibitions, works directly with curators and/or guest curators to organize materials, schedules and provide a broad range of administrative support to the Director and museum staff. For a complete job description, please visit: Interested applicants should send a resume, letter of interest and contact information for three professional references to Consideration of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Hamilton College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer and encourages diversity in all areas of the campus community. Posted on: 06/10/2016

Collections Assistant

Robert S. Peabody Museum of Archaeology Andover, MA
Reporting to the Curator of Collections at the Robert S. Peabody Museum of Archaeology, the Collections Assistant is a full-time position that will contribute significantly to the management of the Peabody’s approximately 500,000+ archaeological and ethnographic objects from Native North America. In addition to daily management of this collection, the Collections Assistant will have a pivotal role in a large scale project to gain full physical and intellectual control over the collection. S/he will also recruit and supervise adult volunteers as they work with the collection on this large-scale project. The position requires a creative, self-motivated, and intellectually curious individual committed to the museum’s mission and vision. The successful candidate should have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in anthropology, archaeology, or an allied social science, or a degree in museum studies. Some background—at the undergraduate or graduate level—in archaeology is preferred. Knowledge of broad categories of American Indian material culture, media, and literature, as well as contemporary issues in museum and collection management – including decolonizing practices in museum. Preferably, at least three years of experience in archaeological collection management. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and interest in working in a small team environment are essential. Experience with PastPerfect museum software and Photoshop preferred. Full background check required. Please submit a cover letter and resume by June 30th to Phillips Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer Posted on: 06/09/2016

Head of Collections and Operations

Amherst College Amherst, MA
Amherst College seeks a Head of Collections and Operations for the Beneski Museum of Natural History who will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the museum. Working at all levels of museum operations and with a wide range of College personnel, with the expertise, ability and willingness to do so, the Head of Collections and Operations fulfills the functions of a curator, collections manager, preparator, archivist, business & facility manager, and program coordinator and carries out the policies and initiatives set by the Geology Department and the Museum Director. A Master's degree in museum science, paleontology, geology, physical anthropology, anatomy, or other related field and 3-5 years of natural history museum experience are required. Some working knowledge of appropriate practices and methods for: specimen care and use in research and teaching, repair and stabilization, and mounting and storage, and the materials used in doing so; collections and specimen documentation such as cataloging, loan and deaccession, and provenience research; digital database development; environmental conditions for collections stability; and standards of museum security is necessary. Strong communication, interpersonal, time management and organizational skills, and the ability to take initiative, to multitask, to work independently and collaboratively, and to be detail-oriented are important. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume or C.V., and the names and contact information (e-mail and/or telephone number) for three professional references at Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. Apply Here: Posted on: 06/03/2016

Museum Assistant

Lake Placid Olympic Museum Lake Placid, NY
The Lake Placid Olympic Museum, an ORDA managed facility, is seeking the ideal candidate to be a Museum Assistant. The museum is located in the heart of Lake Placid in the historical Olympic Center. The Museum Assistant is a year-round position and is responsible for maintaining all collections, documentation and files, including, but not necessarily limited to incoming and outgoing receipts, loan agreements, deeds of gift, and de-accession forms. S/he will also be responsible for digitizing the collection records and managing the Museum’s catalogue and database. This position handles collection inquiries and provides access to the collections for researchers. In addition to the above, the Assistant will sell computerized admission tickets and ORDA passports at the front desk; sell museum store merchandise; do light cleaning and daily maintenance of displays and exhibits; assist in the design and construction of new exhibits as needed; and other duties as directed. The Museum Assistant reports directly to the Museum Manager. Qualifications – The successful candidate must have excellent computer skills and be able to greet and assist customers in a friendly, professional manner and always practice excellent customer service. In addition, s/he must be a highly organized individual, have the ability to work independently, and enjoy working in a team environment. Associate’s degree (or higher) in museum studies or related field preferred. Experience working with PastPerfect Museum software and Photoshop are plusses. In addition, the successful candidate should be familiar with the Olympic movement in general, winter sports, and have a genuine interest in learning about the Olympic Games of Lake Placid. Interested candidates should forward a letter of interest and resume to: Alison Haas, Museum Manager Lake Placid Olympic Museum NYS Olympic Regional Development Authority 2634 Main Street Lake Placid, New York 12946 Posted on: 06/01/2016

Associate Director for Collections and Exhibits

Beverly Historical Society Beverly, MA
The Society collects and interprets the history of Beverly through three historic properties and a collection of about one million items. We engage with residents and visitors through tours, lectures, school programs, publications, social media and research services. The Assoc. Director will be responsible the acquisition, conservation, documentation, and interpretation of collections; supervise staff and volunteers engaged in research services and museum tours; ensure adequate scheduling at all properties; work with staff to develop exhibits. Advocate for the Society through an active community presence and social media engagement. With the director, manage a variety of facilities interpretive and maintenance-related tasks aimed at upholding the appearance, functionality, safety, and preservation of the Society’s properties. Serve as senior staff in the absence of the director. The Associate Director will: organize and lead collections-based programs for a variety of audiences; research and write collections-related grant proposals. Requires evenings, weekends, and occasional holidays. MA in American history, archival management, public history or related field. Knowledge of New England history and material culture and management of museum and archival collections. Excellent oral and written communications skills, strong organizational abilities, attention to detail, passion passion for community-based history, and an interest in working in a small team environment. Minimum of three years collections experience. Supervisory experience required; facilities and budgeting experience preferred. Must be able to negotiate three-floor historic building with limited accessibility, as well as lift and carry light loads. This is a full-time position with benefits. Please send resume and related materials to Full posting here: Posted on: 05/31/2016


The Trustees Harvard, MA
With its important collection of Hudson River landscape paintings and early American portraiture, along with a diverse compilation of Shaker materials, Transcendentalist personal artifacts, and Native American materials, the overall Fruitlands Museum collection represents an intact collection amassed by Clara Endicott Sears (1863-1960) in the early 20th century. The site sits atop a remarkable prospect across vast acres of conservation land, providing important opportunities to share and celebrate connections between the fine arts collection, historical collections, and the landscape. We are seeking a Curator with a breath of experience including extensive Fine Arts and Decorative Arts experience to work with this dynamic collection and to join our organization’s curatorial team. The Curator will provide on-site leadership and implementation for its creative, intellectual and programmatic direction. Duties will include fund-raising activities, grant writing, and managing the focus of the permanent collection in collaboration with the state-wide Senior Curator. The Curator will work with the department’s team and the Fruitlands General Manager to create a dynamic exhibition program and prepare printed and interpretive materials to support it. Collection care and growing object records will also be essential aspects of this position.Qualifications: MA in art history, material culture, or museum studies. Minimum 5 years in museum curatorial positions. Expertise /experience with fine arts collections required. Proven exhibit experience required. Strong understanding of curatorial professional practices, including collection care, exhibit work, and scholarship. To see the full posting and to apply, copy and paste the following link in your browser: Posted on: 05/17/2016

Development and Marketing

Executive Assistant to the Chief of Marketing

Peabody Essex Museum Salem, MA
Peabody Essex Museum is seeking a highly motivated and organized Executive Assistant to join our Marketing Department. Reporting to the Chief Marketing Officer, this position provides a wide range of administrative functions to ensure efficient management of the marketing division. This individual will also work on projects from the Director of Public Relations and the Associate Director of Marketing, providing departmental support on various initiatives. The successful candidate must be resourceful, able to work independently and adjust easily to changing priorities. Excellent written and oral communication, interpersonal and diplomacy, and time management and multi-tasking skills required. The capacity to define problems and look beyond the obvious to find effective solutions is expected. Work requires a continual attention to detail and organizational prowess. The incumbent must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands. Candidates must have a BA and three or more years of experience; or the equivalent combination of education and experience are required. Must have knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, database and presentation software (MSWord, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint). Experience working in an art museum or non-profit environment is strongly preferred. Qualified candidates should email their resume, cover letter and salary requirements, to or mail to Human Resources, Peabody Essex Museum, East India Square, Salem, MA 01970-3783. PEM is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Posted on: 06/20/2016

Marketing Coordinator

Newport Restoration Foundation Newport, RI
The Marketing Coordinator has primary responsibility for promoting the organization as a whole, as well as its historic and museum properties, collections, exhibitions, and events to build awareness locally and nationally of NRF, increase attendance, and grow revenue both through program and development activities. Works with department staff to develop and implement marketing and communications strategies for NRF. Manages organizational website and social media. Coordinates work with contract designers for marketing materials. Cultivates and maintains community, media, and hospitality relationships. Coordinates news releases and direct outreach to media outlets. Qualifications: B.A., in marketing, public relations, communications or related field. Three years of professional marketing or transferable experience required. Must be capable of managing multiple concurrent projects and meeting closely spaced deadlines. Must use electronic and social media and have experience with managing organizational social media campaigns. Knowledge of graphic design principles and software is highly desirable. Must possess a valid driver’s license. To apply please submit a cover letter, resume, three references and two writing samples; one short form (ad copy, flyer, web listing, or series of related tweets) and one long form (press release, newsletter, or blog post) to ( Review of application will begin June 24; position is open until filled. EOE. Posted on: 06/20/2016

Marketing Coordinator

designLAB architects Boston, MA
Description: designLAB architects seeks talented, self-motivated, and independent professional to join our team. The position offers the candidate an opportunity to join a young, creative, and collaborative organization recognized nationally for their outstanding design work for arts, cultural, and educational institutions. The position is responsible for preparing proposals, conference presentations, public communications via direct marketing, web, and social media campaigns. Candidates have a long term opportunity to shape their role as well as contribute to the trajectory & growth of the design studio. Qualifications: Applicants should have a background in graphics/communications with a minimum of an bachelor's degree in a related field, along with an interest in the architecture profession. Candidates should be highly organized, proactive, and able to communicate clearly and succinctly. Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office is required, and previous marketing experience is preferred, though not required. Please email a statement of interest and qualifications (including portfolio and work samples) to: Posted on: 06/14/2016

Advancement Writer

Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Williamstown, MA
The Advancement Writer is a collaborative, part-time position with the Clark’s Advancement Team creating fundraising appeals, membership renewals, donor cultivation and stewardship materials, and gift acknowledgements. Projects include letters from institutional leaders, electronic messages to Clark constituents, brochures, flyers, direct mail pieces, invitations, and web site content. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in a related field; Fluency in the Chicago Manual of Style in writing and editing; Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with the written word in a variety of voices; Familiarity with art, cultural institutions, and art history; Understanding of marketing, branding, and positioning strategies; Aptitude for culling and synthesizing information; Ability to work with a variety of departments to shape communications; Proficiency with business software, publishing platforms a plus. Individuals interested in applying should submit a cover letter, salary requirements, resume, and the names of three references via email to The Clark is an equal opportunity employer Posted on: 06/08/2016

Development Manager

Battleship Cove, America's Fleet Museum Fall River, MA
The USS Massachusetts Memorial Committee located at, and known as Battleship Cove, is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization and home to the largest collection of preserved US Navy ships in the world and is looking for Development Manager and Grant Writer. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Development Manager will research, seek out and develop grant applications from appropriate sources to support the Cove’s education, preservation and volunteer initiatives together with operations support. The chosen candidate will also support our partner museum, the Marine Museum of Fall River. The Development Manager is responsible for managing activities related to the planning, execution, control, and evaluation of fundraising. The Development Manager will develop and manage membership activities. Our long range strategic plans include a $35 million major rebuilding capital campaign; our medium term needs include a project to dry dock our historic destroyer the USS Joseph P Kennedy Jr., at $15 million. A full job description can be viewed at Candidates are encourage to send their cover letter and resume to by Friday, July 15, 2016. Compensation will be based on education and experience. Battleship Cove is an equal opportunity employer Posted on: 06/08/2016

Director, Marketing

Museum of Science Boston, MA
This position is responsible for developing innovative, integrated marketing and communication efforts. Working closely with the SVP, Marketing Strategy and Communications, this position will manage an integrated team and agency partners to build the Museum’s reputation and brand visibility while ensuring that all marketing efforts, including advertising, PR and digital are fully integrated, unified, effective and consistent. For more information and to apply, please visit: EEO/M/F/V/D Posted on: 06/07/2016

Administrative/Digital Media Associate

Springfield Museums Corporation Springfield, MA
This is a full-time, 40 hour position that reports to the President and the Director of Public Relations. Position Summary: Perform diversified administrative support functions and secretarial duties for the President and Vice President of the Springfield Museums. Create, implement, and manage the Springfield Museums’ social media strategy across multiple platforms, including Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, Twitter, and Instagram. Create relevant content, develop brand awareness and maintain the overall Springfield Museums’ brand across all mediums, generating inbound traffic, and cultivating sales leads. Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 3 years of experience in an office environment with knowledge of general office related procedures, and demonstrated organizational and analytical skills necessary; One plus years of documented success in creating a social media marketing strategy with the responsibility for daily management and maintenance. In-depth understanding of social media platforms, particularly Facebook, as well as metadata schemas, search engine optimization, and Google Analytics. Proficiency in use of content management systems (HTML, CSS, and other common web languages), Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Windows. Experience with taking and editing both photographs and video a plus. Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with diverse groups including staff, board, volunteers, and visitors. Excellent verbal and written skills and the ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously. Occasional evenings and weekends required. Please provide resume, writing sample and salary requirements to: by Friday, June 10, 2016. In advance, many thanks to those who submit their application, candidates selected for an interview will be contacted by Monday, June 20th. Posted on: 06/03/2016

Associate Director of Individual Giving

Institute of Contemporary Art Boston Boston, MA
The Associate Director of Individual Giving will be responsible for planning, organizing and directing the ICA’s individual fundraising initiatives including annual giving, major giving, and special giving programs. With an interest in visual arts and a passion for creating strategic relationships to support our programs, the Associate Director helps to advance the ICA’s mission to present outstanding contemporary art to Boston audiences and beyond. He/she will supervise a full-time staff of 2 and will work with the Director of Development to advance strategy for individual donor cultivation, solicitation and stewardship. Full listing and instructions to apply located at Posted on: 05/26/2016

Membership and Annual Fund Coordinator

Farnsworth Art Museum Rockland,, ME
Full-time Membership and Annual Fund Coordinator reporting to the Director of Development. Oversees membership programs and events, assisting in the production of related advancement activities; coordinates the year-end annual appeal mail solicitation; creates correspondence, reports, and other written materials related to servicing membership, prospect research and advancement activities. Strong organizational skills and problem solving ability essential, attention to detail, and capability to recognize and address day-to-day and long term responsibilities without direct supervision. Successful candidate is goal oriented; flexible; cooperative; and supportive of colleagues in all areas of museum operations. Thorough working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Blackbaud’s Raisers Edge or comparable database software is essential. Qualifications include B.A. in Liberal Arts or related field, a minimum of five years museum or non-profit fundraising experience, including membership, or equivalent work experience. Demonstrable strengths in information and budget management and membership communications, excellent communication (verbal and written) and organizational skills, professional demeanor with strong interpersonal skills and a high level of comfort working with the public, trustees, members and donors. Interested candidates should forward cover letter and resume to Posted on: 05/18/2016

Director of Annual Fund

Mystic Seaport Mystic, CT
The Director of Annual Fund will be a member of the senior fundraising team in a high-energy, high achieving Advancement Department, responsible for the overall direction of a comprehensive Annual Fund program at Mystic Seaport. The successful candidate will develop, oversee and execute a plan to ensure year over year incremental growth and long term success of the Museum’s Annual Fund. Central to the Museum’s strategic plan, an amplified annual giving program will be required to address the institution’s on-going operational needs and to ensure the long term sustainability of the institution. The Director of Annual Fund will be responsible for the strategies and tactics to further enhance a robust program. In the key public-facing role representing the Annual Fund, the successful candidate will engage directly with a high volume of prospects and donors in cultivation, solicitation and stewardship, interacting individually and in group settings with current, recently lapsed and prospective donors. The Director will manage a portfolio of 100-150 prospects within the fundraising cycle for the America and the Sea Society, achieve an agreed upon annual personal performance goal to include 75-100 face- to-face prospect visits, and supervise the Annual Fund Manager to ensure work flow is effective and efficient and that the manager’s efforts broaden and deepen gifts below $1,000. Please visit for the full description. To Apply: Please submit an application ( ), resume, and cover letter to OR to Mystic Seaport PO Box 6000 Mystic, CT 06355 Attn: Human Resources. Posted on: 05/13/2016

Development Director

New England Air Museum Windsor Locks, CT
The New England Air Museum seeks an experienced development professional with a proven track record in not-for-profit fund raising. NEAM is the largest air museum in the northeast with over 100 aircraft in six hangars on 56 acres of land adjacent Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, CT. The current annual budget is 1.5M but this will grow in 2016. Approximately half of the budget is raised through development that includes private donors, corporate partners and sponsors, foundations, grants and membership. It will be the task of the development director to manage and grow the existing revenue streams as well as develop new sources of support working closely with the executive director, the staff and the board. The Museum is in the process of modernizing and expanding and the need is clear for a skilled manager to help meet our growing operational needs as well as expansion that will require a capital campaign. The Museum will consider both part-time and full-time applicants. Compensation will be competitive within the NEMA community of museums. Qualifications AA/BA/BS degree or comparable experience required Six to eight years of experience in non-profit development work including database management Highly motivated, flexible, resourceful, well-organized and detail-oriented Ability to interact effectively with donors, staff colleagues, board members, volunteers, public figures and community leaders Strong oral and written communications skills Commitment to the mission and vision of NEAM Please send resume to Executive Director Jerry Roberts at Posted on: 05/13/2016

Contract Grants Coordinator

Connecticut Historical Society Hartford, CT
The Connecticut Historical Society is seeking to retain an independent, part-time Contractor to assist the organization by providing grant program coordination and grant writing services. Contractor should be prepared to test and demonstrate ROI for each project and overall function. A private, nonprofit, educational organization established in 1825, the Connecticut Historical Society is the state’s official historical society and one of the oldest in the nation. Located at One Elizabeth Street in Hartford, the CHS houses a museum, library, and the Edgar F. Waterman Research Center that are open to the public and funded by private contributions. The CHS’s collection includes more than 4 million manuscripts, graphics, books, artifacts, and other historical materials accessible at our campus and on loan at other organizations. For information on this opportunity and the process for applications and proposals, please go to: Posted on: 05/10/2016


Interpretation Program Presenter (Spiders and Frogs)

Museum of Science Boston, MA
Provide hands-on, inquiry and design-based learning experienced for Museum visitors in the exhibit halls and the Spiders and Frogs temporary exhibits. Help visitors explore the exhibits by providing guidance with exhibit components and offering access to tools and props that will enhance their experience and help make meaningful and relevant connections. Engage visitors in countertop investigations that encourage them to use scientific inquiry, engineering design and mathematics (STEM). Assist in the daily operation of the Exhibit Interpretation program including training, supporting and mentoring of volunteer educators. For more information and to apply, please visit: Posted on: 06/22/2016

Butterfly Garden Interpreter (Sundays and Mondays)

Museum of Science Boston, MA
The Butterfly Garden Interpreter is primarily concerned with providing a high quality visitor experience through maintaining and practicing high professional standards for visitor services, informal science interpretation and care of the Museum's living collection. She/he greets visitors and engages them in subjects of plant and butterfly biology through interpretations and answering questions. The Butterfly Garden Interpreter monitors visitor activity to ensure plants and butterflies are not touched or removed from the Garden. He/She also ensures all USDA containment procedures are followed. The Butterfly Garden Interpreter assists in the training of volunteers and may on occasion supervise the operation of the garden in the absence of the Curators. For more information and to apply, please visit: EEO/M/F/V/D Posted on: 06/16/2016

Part-time Museum Interpreter

Concord Museum Concord, MA
The Concord Museum, in historic Concord, Massachusetts, seeks creative and dynamic individuals 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. Qualifications: 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, $10.00/hour Send a resume and cover letter to EOE Apply by date: June 30 Anticipated start date: July 15 Posted on: 06/15/2016

Summer Courses Instructor (Science Cooking Classes)

Museum of Science Boston, MA
This position will be responsible for the morning and afternoon classes of Summer School for classes centered around science and cooking for students ranging from grades 3 - 8. Instructors are expected to use existing activities to develop a week long plan of themed, hands on, inquiry based science activities. The initial first week will be spent in planning and training; instructors will be expected to teach classes for up to 5 weeks in the summer. In the final week the instructors will be responsible for documenting which activities were successful, which were adapted and how, and/or which activities need to be completely redesigned. For more information and to apply, please visit: EEO/M/F/V/D Posted on: 06/13/2016

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 position (July - October 31) is responsible for welcoming and providing exceptional customer service to our visitors; facilitating a range of hands-on interpretive programs for different audiences, 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; 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. Full-time (Tuesday-Saturday) and substitute (on-call) positions are available. Interested individuals should send a cover letter and resume to Only those selected for interviews will be contacted. EOE. Posted on: 06/13/2016

Education Assistant

RISD Museum Providence, RI
This is a unique opportunity for an enthusiastic and highly motivated professional to work both autonomously and as part of a team at the RISD Museum. The RISD Museum is committed to connecting diverse publics with a collection of art and design from the ancient past to the present day. The successful candidate will coordinate, implement, promote, assess, and recommend modifications to programs that support this goal. The Education Assistant provides administrative assistance and project support necessary for the efficient operation of educational programs, projects and initiatives. In addition, the role supports the educators and volunteer docents by coordinating programs related to teaching, research and interpretation of the collection. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree preferably in art history or humanities. At least two years of work experience in a museum, cultural institution or related organization preferred. Demonstrated ability in administration or project coordination required. Knowledge of general office software required (i.e. Google applications and Microsoft Office). Ability to balance priorities and organize work required. Ability to work independently and cooperatively required. Experience with database systems, such as Altru, preferred. Cultural competence, collaborations with diverse communities, or other areas of experience or expertise that support these goals are preferred. Please apply on-line at Posted on: 06/06/2016

Animal Keeper, Invertebrates

Museum of Science Boston, MA
The Animal Keeper, Invertebrates is primarily concerned with providing a high quality visitor experience through maintaining and practicing high professional standards for the husbandry, exhibition and education use of terrestrial and freshwater invertebrates. She/he is responsible for the daily care of the terrestrial and freshwater invertebrate collection ensuring sufficient numbers of healthy invertebrates to support the Butterfly Garden as well as other Museum exhibits and programs. The Animal Keeper also assists in training Butterfly Garden volunteers, interns and part-time staff. She/he actively engages visitors by interpreting the collection. For more information and to apply, please visit: EEO/M/F/V/D Posted on: 06/02/2016

Education Associate, Traveling Programs

Museum of Science Boston, MA
Research, develop, and present exciting programs that ignite curiosity in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (S.T.E.M) so that all students may see themselves as scientists. For more information and to apply, please visit: EEO/M/F/V/D Posted on: 06/01/2016

Director of Education

Lyman Allyn Art Museum New London, CT
The Lyman Allyn Art Museum, an AAM-accredited institution serving New London and Southeastern Connecticut as a vibrant museum and cultural arts center, seeks an experienced Director of Education for a permanent, full-time (Tuesdays through Saturdays) salaried position. Reporting to the Museum Director this senior staff member will implement excellent and comprehensive programs to further the core mission and stature of the Museum. The ideal candidate has a B.A. in the Humanities and an M.A. in Education, Museum Studies, Art History or related field, along with demonstrated experience teaching hands-on art classes for K-12 audiences. The successful applicant will be an energetic, goal-oriented and a creative self-starter who possesses the ability to work both independently and collaboratively. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please send cover letter and resume with references to: Search Committee, Lyman Allyn Art Museum, 625 Williams Street, New London, CT 06320. Applications may also be filed via email to The Lyman Allyn Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer. Posted on: 05/13/2016

Manager of Education

Nantucket Historical Association Nantucket, MA
The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) seeks an energetic and positive visionary who enjoys educational and family programming to join its award-winning team as the the Manager of Education. The NHA provides engaging educational programs serving Nantucket’s schools, youth organizations and community. The Manager of Education reports to the Director of Visitor Experience, facilitates the development and implementation of educational and learning opportunities for schools, students, teachers, families and life-long learners within the Nantucket community, inspiring and pioneering youth initiatives that expose audiences to the internationally significant history of Nantucket Island, with the NHA mission and strategic tenets as guidelines. The successful candidate is energetic, highly-organized, flexible, personable, positive and creative, with excellent communication skills, and natural affinity for working with community and educational stakeholders. Applicants should have some formal teaching experience, knowledge of Common Core and Massachusetts educational frameworks, and relevant experience in education in museum settings. A Master’s degree in education, public history, or museum studies is preferred. Demonstrated interest in art history or museum administration is a plus. Candidate should demonstrate excellent computer and writing skills, and aptitude for learning new technology, media and A/V skills. Candidates will successfully manage multiple projects, work well in a team or with direction from a supervisor and be prepared to work some weekends, evenings, and holidays as needed. Cover letter, resume and three references should be emailed immediately to Rebecca Miller at, or by mail c/o Nantucket Historical Association, PO Box 1016, Nantucket, MA 02554. The Nantucket Historical Association is an equal opportunity employer. Posted on: 05/09/2016


Director of Project Management, Exhibits and Planning

New England Aquarium Boston, MA
The Director of Project Management, Exhibits and Planning provides leadership for the planning, design and execution of elaborate New England Aquarium exhibits, renovations and major capital projects throughout our campus. The Director establishes and directs project teams, builds consensus, manages deliverables and ensures exhibits are compelling, educational and align with our mission. In addition, the Director maintains accountability for department and project deliverables, budgets, and schedules and is responsible for assuring compliance with all state/federal regulations and project related grants, as applicable. Responsibilities also include managing the selection of outside contractors and the bid and permit processes and developing annual and multiyear plans for exhibits and major capital projects. The Director actively participates in master planning for exhibits, facilities, and the Aquarium campus and serves as an advocate for high quality design and architecture. QUALIFICATIONS Minimum Training and Experience • Bachelor’s degree in related field with a minimum of 8 years of progressive project management experience required • Experience in an aquarium, zoo or museum setting preferred • Proven experience in project management principles and methodologies and tools • Excellent team building and interpersonal skills ability lead collaborative teams • Familiarity with State and Federal building codes and related regulations • Experience with AutoCAD, Vectorworks, or similar drafting and modeling software For more information and to apply online please visit: New England Aquarium is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer as defined by the EEOC. Posted on: 06/15/2016

Exhibits Specialist

John F Kennedy Library & Museum Boston, MA
JOHN F. KENNEDY PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY & MUSEUM BOSTON, MA EXHIBITS SPECIALIST The Kennedy Library is seeking an exhibits specialist to join the Library's curatorial and collections staff. The exhibit specialist will be involved in and will coordinate all aspects of exhibit development, including research, design, fabrication, installation, and maintenance of exhibits that explore the life and career of President Kennedy. The candidate must have previous experience in exhibit development, and in the handling of original artifacts. The Kennedy Library is a part of the National Archives & Records Administration, an independent federal government agency. The National Archives is a Federal Agency. EOE. Excellent benefits. Must be US citizen. To view the announcement with instructions on how to apply, following this link: Announcement number JD1721857JHD, GS-1010-11 Exhibits Specialist. It is located in Boston, MA The position is a GS-11 with a starting annual salary of $64,862.. Applications must be received by JUNE 21, 2016 Posted on: 06/08/2016

Guest Curator - 2017 Season - Special Exhibition

Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum Provincetown, MA
The Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum (PMPM) invites proposals for service from qualified candidates to serve as Guest Curator for a special exhibition planned to open April 1, 2017 – working title - “From Provincetown Hands.” Provincetown’s unique cultural heritage is punctuated over decades by both individuals and groups of artists, artisans and “makers” of objects that are functional as well as aesthetic including textiles, furniture, sculpture, metalwork, jewelry and other forms. The primary idea for 2017 is to develop a narrative about said “Provincetown handworks,” and to present excellent and authentic examples in an exhibition in the Museum’s East Gallery April 1 – November 30, 2017. Objects on exhibition may be derived from our own collection as well as loans from others. Qualifications Candidates should have experience in developing a researched narrative, organizing physical exhibitions, and general knowledge of the time period and Provincetown history. Minimum Bachelor’s degree in a related subject; Post-graduate work in the subject area preferred. Work can commence as early as summer 2016, with the vetted Narrative to be delivered to PMPM no later than October 1 2016. Object/image selection and loans to be sought shall be determined no later than December 1, 2016. Installation will commence February, and the exhibition will open April 1, 2017. Your proposal should include your credentials including experience, your approach to the subject matter, and your fee. Questions should be directed to John McDonagh, Executive Director, PMPM, at 508-487-1310, or Posted on: 06/07/2016


Plimoth Plantation Carpenter, MA
Plimoth Plantation is a 17th-century living history museum dedicated to telling the history of Plymouth Colony from the perspective of both the Pilgrims and the Native Wampanoag. Located in Plymouth, Massachusetts. For more information visit The Master Carpenter/Thatcher is responsible for the maintenance and construction of the reproduction structures and landscape in Plimoth Plantation’s 17th-Century English Village and Wampanoag Homesite. The individual uses historically appropriate techniques while interpreting to our guests as a first person role-player, or may work in modern clothing with modern tools, depending on the assignment. Acts as project foreman onsite. Effectively mentors Level 1 and 2 Museum Programs staff as they develop their skills as interpreters and tradesmen. Assist the Historical Built Landscapes Manager with routine building inspections, maintaining a prioritized work plan, project development, performance evaluations, and hiring. Bachelor’s Degree or comparable trade experience. At least five years’ experience in the restoration of historic or historical buildings. Prior experience in the construction industry and/or working with contractors. Strong interest in 17th-century European trades. Interest in and appreciation for 17th-century English, Native American, and European history. Please send resume and cover letter that details your interest and experience related to this position. Email to Sue Haverstock Plimoth Plantation conducts background checks in order to insure the safety and well-being of the Museum’s staff and guests. This position is open until filled. Posted on: 06/06/2016


Plimoth Plantation Plymouth, MA
Plimoth Plantation is a 17th-century living history museum dedicated to telling the history of Plymouth Colony from the perspective of both the Pilgrims and the Native Wampanoag. Located in Plymouth, Massachusetts. For more information visit The Potter is one of the principal guest-facing artisans demonstrating in the Craft Center. The Potter’s primary responsibility is the demonstration of 17th-century pottery-making while effectively interpreting to Museum guests the history and significance of trades in England. The Potter also supplies the Museum’s Craft Center Shop with pottery for retail sale and the Colonial Interpretation Department with reproductions for use in the 17th-Century English Village, aboard Mayflower II, and on the Wampanoag Homesite, and by museum programs. High School diploma or equivalent; Associate’s Degree preferred. Experience in wheel throwing, glazing, and decorative techniques. Experience working with the public. Interest in 17th-century European crafts and trades. Interest in and appreciation for 17th-century English, Native American, and European history. . Please send resume and cover letter that details your interest and experience related to this position. Email to Sue Haverstock Plimoth Plantation conducts background checks in order to insure the safety and well-being of the Museum’s staff and guests. This position is open until filled. Posted on: 06/06/2016

Exhibition Production Manager

Yale University New Haven, CT
The Yale University Art Gallery is seeking a dynamic, self-motivated individual with proven experience and strengths in exhibition production, project management, and design. Reporting to the Deputy Director for Exhibition and Collection Management, and managing both internal and contracted project staff, the Exhibition Production Manager is responsible for guiding a diverse portfolio of exhibition projects to completion at the highest level of professional conduct and practice. Collaborating directly with eleven curatorial/collecting departments, the position oversees production at an off-site shop, contracts and manages outside fabrication, and produces and reviews design and shop production drawings. Bachelor’s Degree in related field and three years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. For more information and immediate consideration, please apply online at - the STARS req ID for this position is 37477BR. Please be sure to reference this website when applying for this position. Posted on: 06/01/2016

Senior Curator

Newport Art Museum Newport, RI
The Newport Art Museum seeks a Senior Curator who will provide leadership and vision for the exhibitions program and will guide the acquisition, presentation, publication and interpretation of American and contemporary art from the Museum’s permanent collection, in addition to realizing temporary exhibitions featuring the art and artists of Rhode Island, the region and beyond. This individual should be driven by a passion for works of art and a desire to bring a critical historical perspective to bear upon the current moment, and be willing to take risks, challenge existing narratives, and capitalize on the freedom to think across the boundaries of time, culture, or discipline. He/She will demonstrate substantial knowledge of best museum practices including collection care and handling, as well as digital archiving systems. Within a team environment, the Curator will advance the institutional vision and promote dialogue, engagement, and collaboration both at the Museum and beyond, developing strategic collaborations with neighboring organizations and cultural partners. A Master's Degree in Art History, Museum Studies or related field; three years of experience as a curator in an art museum; and broad knowledge of art from the 18th century to the present is required. To Apply: Please include a cover letter, résumé, three references and salary requirements. No phone calls please. All requests should be emailed to: This position is a full- time, salaried position with benefits. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 
The Newport Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer. Posted on: 05/27/2016


Facilities Manager

Battleship Cove, America's Fleet Museum Fall River, MA
The USS Massachusetts Memorial Committee, Inc. (Battleship Cove) is seeking an experienced Facilities Manager to look after the Battleship Cove site, the systems and fabric of our ships, the Fall River Carousel, the Marine Museum at Fall River, and security, health and safety. Home to 5 National Historic Landmarks and the largest collection of preserved US Naval ships in the world, Battleship Cove is also the official war memorial for World War 2 and subsequent conflicts. The Facilities Manager will be a good all-rounder capable of handling a small workforce and managing scarce resources. They will be able to inspire volunteers and create and maintain partnerships with appropriate trades unions, apprentice programs and organizations ready and willing to support maintenance and other needs. They will work closely with the Collections Department on all matters relating to the well-being and good practice when it comes to projects involving the ships and other artifacts with due diligence being given to their historic integrity.They must have the ability to work as part of a team and with professional colleagues to achieve the goals of the department and the organization. Please send cover letter and resume to after viewing full job description. For a full job description, please visit Battleship Cove is an equal opportunity employer. Posted on: 06/08/2016

Museum Store

Museum Shop Sales Associate

Peabody Essex Museum Salem, MA
The Peabody Essex Museum Shop is seeking weekend Sales Associates. The selected candidates will provide knowledgeable and courteous service to customers; operate a Point of Sale computer system to transact sales; maintain visual display and store cleanliness as required. In addition, responsibilities will include: telephone orders, mail orders, special orders, receiving, ticketing and stocking merchandise and tracking inventory. Schedule to be mutually determined and some evening work may be requested. Previous experience with Point of Sale computer is necessary. The ability to work effectively in a team and with a diverse clientele is required. The candidate must be able to lift 30 pounds. Interest in or coursework toward a degree in Merchandising is desirable. A High School Diploma is preferred. Interested candidates should submit resumes with a cover letter by email to or by mail 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: 06/08/2016

Brick Market Associate

Newport Historical Society Newport, RI
Part-Time Brick Market Associate at Newport Historical Society’s Brick Market Museum. Assist in the daily operations of the museum and shop; engage with public, make sales in a retail setting, and lead public history tours. Must be willing to close the museum and shop and be available on weekends and holidays. Job Duties Include: Greet and assist museum patrons and store customers. Answer questions about the NHS, programs, services and historic properties. Open and close store and museum, monitor the cleanliness of the building and grounds. Encourage visitors to buy merchandise; encourage visitors to visit the museum, NHS sites, and take tours. Accurately operate the cash register, ensuring that sales and sales reports reconcile at the close of business each day; sell NHS tour tickets; document daily attendance. Lead site and walking tours. Skills & Qualifications: Customer Service, Dependability, People Skills, Energetic, Sales/Retail Experience, Comfortable with Computers (social media skills a plus), Strong Verbal Communication in Person and on Phone, and an Interest in History. Ability to climb several sets of stairs, lift up to 40 pounds, and walk for at least a mile. To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to Jenna Teachout at Qualified applicants will be called in for an interview and position will begin ASAP. Posted on: 05/11/2016


Museum Security Manager

Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art Clinton, NY
The Museum Security Manager oversees the safety and security of the building, artworks, staff, and visitors. Recruits, hires, trains and supervises part-time security officer force. Provides oversight and maintenance of all museum security systems, including contract guards, burglar and fire alarms, surveillance systems, access controls, and building maintenance as it relates to security. The position will also liaise and build communication with Campus Safety. The position is responsible for emergency preparedness and disaster recovery procedures and will ensure that all security and life safety systems are up to the highest industry standards. The position will also supervise the maintenance and operation of the physical plant of the Museum and organize, direct, and coordinate the overall building maintenance programs for the Museum and its offsite locations. Plan, direct and administer the security operations of the museum. For a complete job description please visit: Interested applicants should send a resume, letter of interest and contact information for three professional references to Consideration of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Hamilton College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer and encourages diversity in all areas of the campus community. Posted on: 06/10/2016

Gallery Officers

Peabody Essex Museum Salem, MA
Peabody Essex Museum is seeking candidates for several part-time Gallery Officer openings. Our professional security staff is responsible for safeguarding and providing assistance to museum visitors and staff within and around the museum complex. In addition, Gallery Officers are responsible for enforcing all museum security policies and procedures in order to protect PEM’s notable collections, exhibits, and property. Candidates must possess excellent communication skills, enjoy working with the public and uphold a professional attitude at all times. Training and uniforms are provided. The ideal candidate will have a degree in criminal justice or be enrolled in criminal justice program. Prior security experience or military service strongly preferred. Experience in a museum, cultural institution or non-profit organization a plus. Must have a valid Massachusetts driver’s license, be available to work at off-site Museum properties and be available to work weekend shifts. Interested candidates should submit resumes with a cover letter by email to or by mail 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: 06/02/2016

Visitor Services

Lead Visitor Services Associate

The Mary Baker Eddy Library Boston, MA
Facilitate aspects of the day-to-day Visitor Services operations, including serving on the floor as part of the regular rotation, giving tours, and having a supervisory presence on the floor for staff and visitors. At times responsible for opening and closing the exhibit area and Mapparium, and responding to daily needs as they arise. Oversee VSA individual projects, and track progress. Monitor the visitor experience to meet visitor needs and requests, provide direction, and help visitors have an enjoyable and thoughtful experience. Resolve visitor issues quickly and effectively, escalating when necessary to the Operations Manager. Requires good computer, organizational, math, and supervisory skills. Apply at our careersite at: Posted on: 06/23/2016

Experience Coordinator

Providence Children's Museum Providence, RI
Providence Children’s Museum is Rhode Island’s only museum especially for children and their caregivers. Its mission is to inspire and celebrate learning through active play and exploration. The Museum opened its doors in 1977 and now welcomes 160,000 visitors a year and is recognized as one of the top 20 children's museums in the US. The Museum seeks a dynamic individual for an Experience Coordinator position. The Experience Coordinators are a team of managers, primarily responsible for the quality of the visitor experience at Providence Children's Museum. As a team, the Experience Coordinators ensure the smooth daily operation of the Museum and coordinate, prepare for, and implement educational programs. RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to: Train and supervise frontline staff; Resolve visitor questions and concerns; Assist visitors in exhibits and facilitate programs as needed; Manage the operation of children's birthday parties, events and Museum rentals; Secure the Museum building and grounds daily. QUALIFICATIONS include, but are not limited to: Responsible team player; Experience working with children and a commitment to children’s learning through play; Strong interpersonal skills: helpful, calm, friendly demeanor; Customer service and supervisory experience preferred; Track record of attention to detail while setting priorities, meeting critical deadlines and flexibly solving problems. For full job posting, compensation information, and application instructions visit: Review of applications begins June 28, 2016. Posted on: 06/23/2016

Visitor Experience Associate-Summer

Boston Children's Museum Boston, MA
Visitor Experience Associates are responsible for promoting the Power of Play through a fun learning experience for all visitors. Essential responsibilities include but not limited to; Provide a 5-Star service when engaging with children and families. Maximize our visitors’ learning and enjoyment in the museum by offering a welcoming, courteous, professional and safe environment. Perform daily opening/closing duties throughout the Museum such as routine cleaning, restocking, and preparation of program materials. Assist with birthday parties and group visits as needed. Accurately process cash, credit card, passes, and membership sales in a fast-paced environment. Accurately count in register drawer at the beginning of a shift and reconcile it at the end of a shift. Act as a first floor visitor guide and staff support such as greeting, visitor hand stamping, and crowd control. Also, provide visitors with general information regarding Museum exhibits, programs, and services. Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent; some college experience preferred. Advanced course work or experience in customer service, education, family learning, or retail operations preferred. Experience working with young children (ages 0-8) and their families in recreational settings, afterschool programs or classrooms. Previous cash handling experience. Excellent communication skills and ability to interact positively with children, adults, and large groups. Ability to work with diverse staff and visitors. Fluency in multiple languages a plus. Relevant Factors: Weekends, holidays required. Lifting up to 25 lbs. may be required. Periodic outdoor work may be required. Uniform/dress code required. To Apply: Send your Resume and Cover letter to Posted on: 06/21/2016

Seasonal Admissions

The House of the Seven Gables Salem, MA
As a key member of the Visitor Services team, Admissions staff interacts with guests to the museum while staffing the front desk in the Visitor Center. Under the supervision of the Visitor Services Manager, Admissions staff process tickets, organize tour times; communicate with guide staff, complete daily paperwork and answer guest’s questions regarding the museum, Salem and the surrounding area. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. The House of the Seven Gables is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity. Under no circumstances will The House of the Seven Gables discriminate against qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religious creed, retaliation, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender, disability, mental illness, genetics, choice of health insurance, marital status, age, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under applicable law. Please contact Melissa Reynolds, HR Manager, at or 978-744-0991 ext. 111 Posted on: 06/15/2016

Seasonal Tour Guide

The House of the Seven Gables Salem, MA
As a key member of the Visitor Services team, Guides interact closely with guests of the museum while on tour. Under the supervision of the Manager and Assistant Manager, Guides deliver a scripted tour of the Turner-Ingersoll Mansion and Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Birthplace. Must be able to climb stairs and stand for long periods of time if necessary.Must be able to have continuous dialog for long periods of time if necessary. Please contact Melissa Reynolds, HR Manager at or 978-744-0991 ext. 111. “The House of the Seven Gables is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity Posted on: 06/15/2016

Visitor Experience Manager

Providence Children's Museum Providence, RI
Providence Children’s Museum seeks a Visitor Experience Manager. The Museum is a private nonprofit [501c(3)] organization, which has served children and families since 1977. It has a balanced operating budget of $2.2 million, 50% of which is earned through admission, membership, contracted services, program and consulting fees. Government grants account for approximately 20%, with the balance raised through private giving and investment income. A professional staff of 35, supported by volunteers and AmeriCorps members, serve over 160,000 Museum visitors a year and 10,000-plus through off-site outreach programs. The Visitor Experience Manager is primarily responsible for ensuring an exceptional visitor experience that supports the Museum’s mission and is aligned with its strategic objectives. S/he provides strong leadership and supervision for all frontline staff, including a team of six Experience Coordinators, Housekeeper, and 30 - 50 Play Guides and Admissions Clerks (work-study students and volunteers). Qualifications include: proven track record as a dynamic team leader, with at least five years in a supervisory position; exceptional customer service skills, with experience in a position requiring public interaction with children and families such as entertainment or restaurant management – museum experience preferred; and experience working with children and a commitment to children’s play and learning. This is a full-time salaried position with health plan, vacation and personal time. Tuesday-Saturday business hours; some evenings and holidays; starting early August 2016. Review of applications begins June 28, 2016 and continues until the position is filled. Full posting and application instructions: Posted on: 06/14/2016

Member Services Representative

New England Historic Genealogical Society Boston, MA
NEHGS is seeking a full-time Member Services Representative to fulfill a key role on our six person member services team, providing customer service support to NEHGS members by phone, email, and in-person interactions. Basic responsibilities for the position include processing of customer orders for new and renewing memberships and preparing materials for a variety of communications. This role supports our organizational mission to build strong relationships with our members and develop those relationships over time. The hours of the position are Tuesday through Saturday from 9:00–5:00. Desired Skills Enthusiasm for helping people Ability to communicate with all levels of staff in a professional environment Ability to work in a team as well as accomplish projects independently High level of organizational skills and attention to detail Desire to contribute to a team with the potential to take on increased responsibilities Microsoft Office and Windows computer proficiency Excellent customer service skills, in person and by phone Familiarity with Sage Fundraising software or data entry software is a plus The NEHGS Member Services Team is vital to the growth and support of a 170-year old institution as we develop our constituent base in an exciting time to be working in the field of family history. Member services or development experience is desired. Motivation to learn new skills and technologies is encouraged. Enthusiasm for, or knowledge of, NEHGS, genealogy and/or history is a plus. Please send resume and cover letter to: Michelle Major, Human Resources Coordinator by June 28, 2016. Posted on: 06/14/2016

Visitor Services Specialist (Shift #319)

Museum of Science Boston, MA
The Visitor Services Specialist helps guests have the best possible experience at the Museum of Science. The VSS functions as a member of the Museum’s sales and guest service force -- selling tickets and memberships and proactively making suggestions to guests at point of purchase to match guest interests to Museum offerings and meet sales goals. In addition, the VSS operates the Thrill Ride 360 simulators, 4-D Theater, and Omni Theater console, controls access to venues, and conducts school group check in. For scheduling, more information, and to apply, please visit: EEO/M/F/V/D Posted on: 06/10/2016

Visitor Services Representatives (Summer Shifts)

Museum of Science Boston, MA
The Museum of Science is actively interviewing for enthusiastic, upbeat front-line Visitor Services Representatives who thrive in a highly trafficked public environment. Cash handling skills required. Professional maturity, excellent customer service and communication skills a must! This is a uniformed position that requires working during scheduled holiday periods and school vacation weeks due to increased attendance. For information, scheduling, and to apply, please visit: EEO/M/F/V/D Posted on: 06/08/2016

Visitor Service Manager

New England Air Museum Windsor Locks, CT
The New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks seeks a visitor service manager. This position is responsible for the front desk and its part time staff which includes ticket and museum store sales. This mission-critical position deals directly with visitor needs and serves as the museum’s weekend manager. It is a full time salaried position with benefits and the work week is Wednesdays through Sunday. Requirements include strong communications people skills, management and retail sales experience. Computer skills, including point-of -sale software are essential. Basic purchasing, inventory management and marketing are desirable. Located north of Bradley International Airport, NEAM is the largest air museum in New England with three public hangars and over 100 aircraft. Email cover letter and resume to Assistant Director Debbie Reed Posted on: 05/31/2016

Associate Tour Guide

The Preservation Society of Newport County Newport, RI
• As a Tour Guide within our audio tour house museums you are responsible for providing excellent customer service, assisting visitors in way-finding on tours, learning about our house museums and the families who owned those houses, providing information to visitors and contributing to the overall quality of the Visitor’s Experience. The job involves working in multiple areas of each house where you will be required to stand, walk and sit throughout the day. You will use a two-way radio with an earpiece in order to communicate with other guides. Guides will have the opportunity to learn to give guided tours at our other house museums once they have worked at all the audio house museums. HS Diploma or equivalent required. Excellent verbal, interpersonal and customer service skills; documented customer service skills and public speaking experience preferred. Strong self-starter with the ability to work independently, multi-task, and establish priorities. A minimum of one weekend day per week is required for all guides. We are only closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas; guides must be available to work on other holidays. Please email a cover letter, and resume with contact information for professional references, to or mail to 424 Bellevue Avenue, Newport RI 02842. Posted on: 05/18/2016

Museum Technician I

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

Volunteer Services

Volunteer and Intern Programs Assistant

Museum of Science Boston, MA
Proactively provides general administrative and coordination assistance to Human Resources' Volunteer Services and Internship Programs, ensuring the smooth functioning of the office and 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 and intern recruitment efforts, ensuring the Museum has a diverse pool of candidates. Coordinates and support special projects and events, ensuring all volunteers are fully engaged in the life of the Museum. For more information and to apply, please visit: EEO/M/F/V/D Posted on: 06/16/2016


Talent Acquisition and Outreach Specialist

Museum of Science Boston, MA
Assist the Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist in daily recruitment activities including posting positions, screening applications, conducting interviews and facilitating the onboarding process. Responsible for developing strong external relationships with organizations that serve women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Assist in the development of plans designed to meet Affirmative Action goals, analysis of data and recruitment. For more information and to apply, please visit: EEO/M/F/V/D Posted on: 06/24/2016

Collections Database Manager

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston, MA
The Gardner Museum is in an exciting digital phase that is focusing on providing comprehensive digital services and data asset management across the Museum including online and onsite digital interpretation experiences, data management and CRM. The Museum is now about to embark on a number of key strategic projects including a new Museum website, a major Access to Collections digitization project funded through a grant from the National Endowment for Humanities (NEH), and the development of new digital interpretation tools to enhance the onsite visitor experience. For full description and to apply: Posted on: 06/22/2016

Assistant Researcher

Museum of Science Boston, MA
The Assistant Researcher supports the work of the Research & Evaluation department by collecting, entering, and managing data for research and evaluation studies that focus on informal education experiences. Under the supervision of R&E staff, analyze and report on the collected data and conduct literature reviews on relevant subjects. Support the work of the department by scheduling, communicating, photocopying, etc. For more information and to apply, please visit: EEO/M/F/V/D Posted on: 06/08/2016

Senior Manager Database Marketing

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Boston, MA
Manage database marketing efforts to meet the Museum’s goals of increasing engagement, attendance, membership, and ticket sales. Determine and implement strategy for database marketing. Design campaigns that support individual/institutional priorities and objectives for stakeholders in Membership, Education, Public Programs, Retail, External Relations, and other departments. Create a calendar of approved campaigns and ensure timing and strategies of campaigns are well coordinated with Communications and other areas of the Museum. Supervise Database Marketing Managers and the Database Marketing Coordinator. Analyze campaign results and translate data into recommendations and plans for enhancement and optimization. Coordinate with Communications colleagues to plan schedule, editorial, and images. Bachelor’s degree, 3-5 years of experience in marketing, communications, e-commerce, or e-business, and a proven track record of successfully developing direct marketing strategies and content. Excellent planning and project management competencies, strong analytical skills, the capacity to understand report metrics, and the ability to create plans, execute them, and achieve results. Solid understanding of internet/web tools. Knowledge of content management systems, publishing workflows, and approval cycles. Excellent interpersonal communications skills, written and verbal, and ability to develop and maintain positive business relationships. Proven experience in managing and leading a team. Knowledge of Adobe Campaign (formerly Neolane), Litmus, and Microsoft SharePoint preferred. Send cover letter and resume to: Posted on: 05/03/2016