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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

Executive Assistant

Tower Hill Botanic Garden Boylston, MA
Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston MA is seeking an energetic, organized Executive Assistant to support the CEO. The Assistant will be responsible for providing general and special project support, as well as scheduling internal and external meetings, keeping the CEO’s calendar, acting as liaison for internal working groups and providing support to the organization’s Board of Trustees. Qualified candidates will be able to learn quickly, take on responsibilities with minimal supervision, be accountable, work well as part of a team, and be tech savvy. Familiarity with Raisers Edge software is helpful. Proven ability to work in a confidential environment is critical. Non-profit experience is a definite plus. This is a full-time position with benefits. Personal transportation is required. Please send cover letter and resume to Tower Hill welcomes diversity. Posted on: 05/05/2016

Manager, Business Operations and Customer Relations for Curriculum Products

Museum of Science Boston, MA
The Manager, Business Operations and Customer Relations for Curriculum Products is a key leadership role for the Museum's growing curriculum products. This position leads the customer service and sales team to provide best in class customer service and order fulfilment. This role has responsibility for key contract relationships in the supply chain including curriculum (kit and books) suppliers, the customer relations management (CRM) software and school district purchasers. The Manager, Business Operations and Customer Relations will also inform and facilitate forecasts and strategic direction for the supply chain. For more information and to apply, please visit: EEO/M/F/V/D Posted on: 05/02/2016


Museum of Arts and Design New York, NY
New York’s Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) seeks an experienced, visionary Director to partner with its distinguished Board and talented staff to position MAD as the must-visit destination for international contemporary art, craft, and design audiences. Situated in the heart of New York City at 2 Columbus Circle, MAD has an annual operating budget of $10M and a 28-member Board of Trustees. A Cultural Visionary: MAD’s new Director will be a strategic and innovative cultural leader, with at least 10 years of leadership experience. S/he will affirm the Museum’s position as a leading institution in the field of arts, craft and design, raise the institution’s profile, and focus attention on MAD as an influential museum, at the center of innovation. An Exciting Future: MAD will soon launch a multi-million dollar fundraising campaign to increase the size of its endowment, fund new capital improvements, and provide additional support for MAD’s curatorial, public and educational programming. The Museum’s new Director will catalyze this effort and serve enthusiastically and successfully as the Museum’s chief fundraiser. To download a detailed Position Guide for this opportunity, please visit Telephone calls are welcome and encouraged before applications are made. Please call Emma Dunch at (212) 877-0500 for a confidential discussion of this role. Posted on: 04/26/2016

Director of Finance and Administration

Museum of African American History Boston, MA
The Museum of African American History (MAAH) was founded in 1967 and is a small but ambitious and significant museum whose mission is to preserve, conserve and interpret the contributions of people of African descent during the 18th and 19th centuries. The Museum is comprised of four historic sites in Boston and on Nantucket Island. We are seeking a Director of Finance and Administration, a strategic thought-partner who will reporting to the Executive Director. The successful candidate will be a hands-on and participative manager and will support the following areas: finance, business planning and budgeting, human resources, administration and IT. The Director of Finance and Administration will play a critical role in partnering with the senior leadership team in strategic decision making and operations as the Museum continues to enhance its quality programming and build capacity. Qualifications: Minimum of a B.A., ideally with an MBA/CPA or related degree; At least 7-10 years of overall professional experience; ideally 6+ years of broad financial and operations management experience; Ability to translate financial concepts to – and to effectively collaborate with – programmatic and fundraising colleagues who do not necessarily have finance backgrounds; Technology savvy with ability to manage relationships with computer and software vendors; knowledge of accounting and reporting software; A successful track record in setting priorities; keen analytic, organization and problem solving skills which support and enable sound decision making; Excellent communication and relationship building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders. To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to Arlene Hobson at Posted on: 04/22/2016

Administrator (part-time)

Museum Textile Services Andover, MA
Museum Textile Services is seeking a part-time Administrator to help ensure the smooth, successful, and profitable progress of our projects. We are an independent art conservation studio with full-time, part-time, and volunteer staff, located in Andover, Massachusetts. Through project support, the Administrator assists in scheduling appointments, tracking project progress, updating the client database, and creating and maintaining client folders, both paper and digital. The Administrator also maintains an organized, professional environment in which the entire staff functions efficiently. Financial responsibilities include bookkeeping, client billing and follow up, creating and tracking the budget, and work scheduling to ensure cash flow. Outreach tasks range from fielding basic inquiries to fostering client relationships to ensure they are confident in our work. We have a popular social media presence, and the Administrator participates in creating, disseminating and tracking content across platforms. 21 hours per week are expected; hours are flexible but the schedule must be consistent from week to week. Museum Textile Services is a vibrant and stimulating work environment and we look forward to adding another member to our close-knit team. To apply, please send a letter of introduction and CV to Camille Myers Breeze at For more about us, visit Posted on: 04/21/2016

Executive Director

The American Museum of Fly Fishing Manchester, VT
The American Museum of Fly Fishing, steward of the history, traditions and practices of the sport of fly-fishing and a leading advocate for water conservation, seeks a new Executive Director. Founded in 1968 and AAM-accredited since 1995, the Museum collects, preserves, exhibits, studies and interprets the artifacts, art and literature of the sport and, through a variety of outreach platforms, uses these resources to engage, educate and benefit all. The Museum’s five-acre campus in Manchester, Vermont comprises the Museum building, an office building and a casting pond. The Executive Director is the Museum’s chief executive and operating officer. He or she reports to the Board of Trustees and is responsible for the realization of the Museum’s mission, annual and endowment fundraising efforts, sound financial management, staff supervision and prudent stewardship of the Museum’s assets. The new Executive Director will have the opportunity to enhance the Museum’s national visibility to fly fisherman and others engaged with the past and future of the sport and to national cultural, civic and conservation groups. Candidates should have at least five years of management and supervisory experience and the capacity for sound fiscal management, relationship building and resource development. A record of success in the cultivation of members and donors, gift solicitation and the procurement of grant funding from foundations, government and individuals, is preferred. Demonstrated proficiency in working with and empowering a voluntary board, in strategic planning, audience development, organizational capacity building and sustainability, are essential. An earned baccalaureate degree is required. Review of candidate materials will begin immediately and continue until the appointment. A complete application will include a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae or résumé and contact information for five professional referees who can speak about the candidate’s qualifications for this specific opportunity. Expressions of interest, applications, nominations and inquiries should be directed to the Museum’s search consultant, Chuck O’Boyle of C. V. O’Boyle, LLC, at, who will furnish a detailed specification and an internal job description upon request. Telephone inquiries are also welcome and may be made to Mr. O’Boyle directly at (401) 919-5767. All communications will be held in confidence and referees will not be contacted without the candidate’s prior consent. The Museum is an equal-opportunity employer, committed to principles of affirmative action in its recruiting and hiring practices. Posted on: 04/20/2016


Carpenter Museum Rehoboth, MA
The Rehoboth Antiquarian Society seeks a director for the Carpenter Museum, a museum of local history housed in a reproduction 18th-century house and barn. This is a part-time position, averaging approximately 20-25 hours per week, including some evenings and weekends. The director reports to the Board of Trustees and heads a small staff including a curator, a genealogy researcher, and a dedicated corps of volunteers. The director is responsible for the overall operations of the Museum, including regular openings, programs, events, and fundraisers; budgeting; writing for the newsletter and to publicize events; recruiting and supervising volunteers; and scheduling building use and necessary maintenance. The successful candidate will have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, an attention to detail, and the ability to plan several months ahead, tackle a wide range of projects, and work with a variety of people. Good writing skills and an understanding of Microsoft Office and the basics of bookkeeping and budgeting are required, along with an interest in local history and a passion for sharing it. Experience with design software and website maintenance would be a plus. Please send inquiries and applications, including a cover letter, resume, and list of three references, to President, Rehoboth Antiquarian Society, PO Box 2, Rehoboth, MA 02769, or to Posted on: 04/14/2016

Deputy Executive Director

Worcester Art Museum Worcester, MA
Worcester Art Museum seeks an entrepreneurial Deputy Executive Director (DED) with solid administrative experience and savvy interpersonal skills. Second in command, s/he is responsible for every aspect of the museum’s day-to-day operations and financial planning, while partnering with the Executive Director (ED) in strategic matters. The most senior within a team of division heads, the DED oversees Administration, which encompasses security and safety, information technology, the café and gift shop, facilities and maintenance, as well as event sales. His/her direct reports are the Directors of Finance, Operations and HR. Ensuring organizational alignment toward the fulfillment of mission, vision and long-range plan, s/he also supports the ED in Board related issues and liaises with key Board Committees. S/he is expected to represent the Museum’s interests in the business and cultural community. Candidates must have a MBA or equivalent and at least seven years experience in a senior management position, with a successful track record in strategic and operational planning, cross-departmental oversight, financial management and administration. A proven ability to analyze, strategize and put in place clear ideas and actions, as well as the capacity to make collaborative decisions is important. Although experience in the museum world or the arts are not necessarily required, candidates must be able to thrive in a creative and mission driven environment. Qualified applicants please send CV/résumé and cover letter to Director of HR, Worcester Art Museum, 55 Salisbury Str., Worcester, MA, 01609, or email documents to by May 6, 2016. Early applications are encouraged. We pledge to conduct a confidential search. EOE committed to diversity. Posted on: 04/07/2016

Business Manager

The General Society of Mayflower Descendants Plymouth, MA
The General Society of Mayflower Descendants seeks a Business Manager to work 24-32 hours weekly in its national headquarters in Plymouth, MA. Reporting to the Treasurer General and Executive Director, the Business Manager will serve as the staff financial officer for the Society, responsible for all daily, weekly, and monthly internal transactions and providing reports for management and staff on a timely basis. Will maintain a chart of accounts and will actively participate in the annual budgeting and auditing process. Should be familiar with best accounting practices to thrive in the changing environment of a large multi-faceted national organization. Requirements include a B.S. in Accounting or related field, proficiency in Quickbooks, Excel, Word, and Outlook, prior experience working closely with an outside CPA firm, and significant non-profit accounting experience. Please mail cover letter and resume by April 22nd to: Executive Director, GSMD, P.O. Box 3297, Plymouth, MA 02361 or send as an email attachment to Posted on: 04/01/2016

Assistant Director

Pettaquamscutt Historical Society Kingston, RI
The Assistant Director will work closely with the Executive Director to manage day-to-day operations of the Society, complete projects based on the organization's goals, and foster an appreciation of history in a welcoming environment. This is year-round, part-time position (20 hours maximum per week) including daytime hours on Thursday and Saturday. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to gain experience in many areas of museum administration while also being an important member of our dynamic organization, which is relaunching in May 2016 as the South County History Center. Major Duties: Manage and grow a comprehensive intern, volunteer, and docent and program; plan and execute engaging programs and events; support collections inventory projects and exhibition development; responsible for retail operations at the Old Washington County Jail, give tours and staff programs and events as necessary. Some evening hours may be required for special events. Work is performed in a historic building, and physical requirements include repeated climbing up/down stairs. Requirements: Passion for local history; minimum of one year of experience in a museum or comparable institution as an employee or volunteer; knowledge of the principles and practices of collections management; ability to successfully manage work and time of multiple interns and volunteers. Hourly rate in range of $15-17/hour. Please submit letter describing your interest and related skills and experience, a résumé, and list of references to Executive Director, at No walk-ins or phone calls accepted. EOE Posted on: 03/29/2016

Executive Director

AVA Galleryand Arts Center Lebanon, NH
AVA Gallery and Art Center is dedicated to promoting the visual arts through exhibitions, artist studios, and educational programs that nurture, support, and challenge New England artists. Providing art classes for children, teens, and adults of all levels and abilities, AVA’s programming is dedicated to recognizing the ways in which art enriches our lives and includes special events that foster interaction among artists, patrons of the arts, and the community. The Executive Director will lead the effort to build audiences and engage artists, donors, and the community in AVA’s ever-expanding work. A collaborative and visionary arts leader, s/he will play a visible role in guiding AVA into the future and be responsible for creating balanced financial plans to build on the outcomes of the campaign, the new building, and the improvements to the existing one. The Executive Director will bring strong management skills to partner with the Board of Directors in order to evaluate current plans, programs, and staff, thus creating a successful road map and objective goals. The successful candidate will have a strong background in all aspects of nonprofit management with a keen interest in the visual arts and seven to ten years of senior management experience with increasing levels of responsibility. View the complete job description at Forward applications and inquiries to Bill Melamed at Posted on: 03/28/2016


Massachusetts Historical Society Boston, MA
Controller Massachusetts Historical Society Boston, MA Job Posting: The Massachusetts Historical Society is a center of research and learning dedicated to a deeper understanding of the American experience. Through its collections, scholarly pursuits, and public programs, the Society seeks to nurture a greater appreciation for American history and for the ideas, values, successes, and failures that bind us together as a nation. Over the past decade we have made great strides in making our resources available to a wider public, both to meet our mission and to increase support. This aim has been greatly enhanced by the use of technology, especially through an improved website. Our public programs and exhibitions play a central role in reaching the public and dispensing knowledge. Exhibitions highlight our collections or important themes and events, attracting a growing audience. Our education programs, designed to enhance the teaching of history to school-age audiences, have grown substantially. Through its activities the MHS has built a national and international network of scholars who work in the fields in which we focus. The MHS operates with a staff of 45 and a $5.3 million budget. The Controller reports to the Director of Finance and Administration, working closely with him to ensure the Society’s business operations are managed in an efficient and cost-effective manner and support the mission of the MHS. The individual serving as Controller may succeed the Director of Finance and Administration at his retirement. For a detailed job description and application instructions, please visit: Posted on: 03/24/2016



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

Frederick and Jan Mayer Curator of Pre-Columbian Art

Denver Art Museum Denver, CO
The Denver Art Museum (DAM) seeks an energetic, experienced curator to develop exhibitions and oversee and reinstall its distinguished pre-Columbian collection, considered one of the best such collections in the U.S. A specialty in Mesoamerica and the Intermediate Region is preferred but broad expertise is essential to curate a collection covering vast regions and historical eras. Should enjoy working with donors and collectors and welcome broad audiences, including families with children. OPPORTUNITIES: re-install the pre-Columbian collection of 3,000 objects in the 11,000 square feet of modern gallery space, incorporate new technologies; organize ambitious, world-class “Banner” exhibitions every several years; select masterpieces for cross-departmental thematic exhibitions for 2017-20; acquire works for the permanent collection through purchases and gifts from DAM’s active patrons and collectors. Work in Denver, a vibrant city close to spectacular mountains. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Oversee the study-storage collection; organize a biennial symposium and publish proceedings; collaborate with curator of Spanish Colonial Art in galleries and special exhibitions organized collectively as the New World Department; prepare and give lectures, tours and workshops to a variety of audiences. REQUIRED: 5+ years’ curatorial or equivalent experience; thorough knowledge of pre-Columbian art and current research trends; proficiency in Spanish (fluency preferred); related M.A. (PhD preferred); ambitious for the institution. Salary/title commensurate with experience. See full qualifications/job description and how to apply to by deadline June 30, 2016 at: EOE. Nominations welcome. [] Posted on: 05/11/2016

Senior Registrar

ICA Boston Boston, MA
General Overview: The ICA seeks a Senior Registrar to provide high-level administration of the ICA’s registration practices within the Curatorial Department. He/she manages the operations of the registration department - assesses resource needs, anticipates and recommends adjustments as required; prepares and administers the budget for the registration department; assists in the development of special project budgets; ensures compliance with prevailing museum standards relating to collections and exhibitions management; develops and implements museum-wide systems and procedures for effective exhibitions management in consultation with senior staff. The Senior Registrar anticipates issues before they arise, communicates directly with colleagues and takes appropriate action to ensure the security of each exhibition at all times while making every effort to help the ICA attain its ambitious programmatic goals. Full posting and instructions on how to apply located here: Posted on: 04/20/2016

Assistant Registrar

Fidelity Investments Boston, MA
Veritude is hiring for an Assistant Registrar at Fidelity Investments. This position is based in Boston, MA. Primary Responsibilities: Provide registrar support for the investment center art initiative Create accession records as art is acquired Plan and coordinate domestic shipping to investor center (from framer) via project shipping vendor Create, print and ship art tags to framer after coordinating the portfolios of art that they will support Coordinate the photography of each piece of art accessioned to ensure that it is appropriately photographed and documented in the art database Coordinate frame and mat with the framers for each piece of art Update the installed locations of each piece of art in the real estate floor plan management system Coordinate with Asst. Operations Manager and Project Manager to accurately track registrar responsibilities on the initiative tracking spreadsheet Coordinate the closeout of the accessioning process to ensure that all relevant information is appropriately documented in the system Establish and maintain successful relationship with installation vendor partners Qualifications: Industry and business expertise defines critical skills across multiple aspects of business management. It focuses on the knowledge and insight the candidate brings to the position through his or her professional experience. Art industry experience of conventional collection and market practice Standard accessioning processes Standard framing processes Standard art handling and shipping processes Posted on: 04/20/2016

Assistant Curator

Old Sturbridge Village Sturbridge, MA
Old Sturbridge Village is seeking a full-time Assistant Curator to support the management of the museum’s collections and exhibition programs. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated expertise in American material culture and decorative arts, experience with exhibition development and installation, and familiarity with collections development and cataloging. This is a full time, salaried, exempt, benefit eligible position, reporting to the Curatorial Director/Curator. At times, weekday evening and weekend hours are required as needed to accommodate exhibition and programming schedules. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to For more information please visit Posted on: 04/15/2016

Collections Manager

Armenian Museum of America Watertown, MA
The Armenian Museum seeks a full-time Collections Manager with a background in museum studies and collections who has demonstrated proficiency in the core functional areas of Collections Management, conservation practices, administrative capabilities and planning experience expected in the profession. The successful candidate will demonstrate professional experience with a diverse range of historical artifact and textile collections, as well as library materials. The ideal candidate will also have a strong appreciation for Armenian history and culture. The Collections Manager, reporting to the Museum Director, will work closely with the Curator and Administrative Offices in matters concerning the Museum’s archival collection, exhibits and displays. This is not a research position. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE A Bachelor’s Degree in Museum Studies, Anthropology, Conservation, Art, History or other related field, along with two years of related work experience is a minimum requirement. A Master’s Degree in a similar field related to museum work preferred. OTHER REQUIREMENTS The Museum is searching for a candidate with a strong work ethic, attention to detail, good communication skills, experience with PastPerfect Museum Software, and the ability to work well with others. Ability and willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends, as needed. Send cover letter, resume, and contact information for two references to Anna Kaczmarek, Program Manager at Applications due by April 30. Posted on: 04/07/2016

Collections Manager/Registrar

Smith College Northampton, MA
Collections Manager/Registrar Smith College Museum of Art Smith College Smith College is accepting applications for a Collections Manager/Registrar. Reporting to the Director and Chief Curator, the Collections Manager/Registrar is responsible for ensuring the overall safety, preservation, maintenance, and documentation for works in SCMA’s collection, on view, in storage, and on loan. Additional duties include receiving, preparing and cataloguing new acquisitions; planning and organizing exhibition-related movement of objects, including packing, shipping, and insurance for collection exhibitions as well as for incoming and outgoing loans to/from SCMA; managing the database of collection contents and photography of the collection; managing rights & reproduction; and supervising art preparation staff, consultants, and student workers. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education Experience: Bachelor's degree in art, art history, or museum studies plus 5-7 years’ experience as Registrar or Collections Manager in an art museum with supervisory experience. Master’s degree or post-baccalaureate certificate in arts administration, museum collection management, or library science preferred. Review of application will begin immediately. To view full description and to be considered for this position, visit on-line at Smith College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer Posted on: 03/29/2016

Curator of American Decorative Arts

Wadsworth Atheneum Hartford, CT
The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art seeks a Curator of American Decorative Arts to oversee a renowned collection of over 8,000 objects ranging from elaborately carved and painted seventeenth-century chests to modern masterpieces by Marcel Breuer and Frank Lloyd Wright. The Curator of American Decorative Arts will manage the collection, make acquisitions, conduct cross-disciplinary research, develop exhibitions and permanent collection installations, and expand the interpretation of the decorative arts. A Master’s degree in American Material Culture, American Art History, (Ph.D. preferred), or equivalent knowledge and experience is required for this position; as well as a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a museum environment. The successful candidate will have a record of scholarly publications and exhibitions in the American Decorative Arts field. Skills and abilities required include an in-depth knowledge of the American Decorative Arts field; excellent writing and public speaking skills; knowledge of the care of decorative arts; excellent interpersonal and communications skills; ability to work independently and collaboratively; and aptitude in Microsoft Office as well as museum collections databases. The position also requires periodic travel for research, as a courier for art, or for development purposes.To apply, please send cover letter, resume, 2 – 3 writing samples, and salary requirements to: Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Attn: HR Department, 600 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103 Or Email (No phone calls please.) Deadline for applications: April 22, 2016. The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Posted on: 03/21/2016

Development and Marketing

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

Associate Director, Leadership & Planned Giving

Museum of Science Boston, MA
The Associate Director, Leadership & Planned Giving is responsible for securing $1-$5 million per year in leadership gifts ($50,000+) to support the Museum's strategic initiatives. The position will build a major gift pipeline that creates a sustainable philanthropy stream for Museum of Science's unrestricted and restricted giving. The Associate Director also acts as an ambassador and spokesperson for the Museum, interacting with a wide array of individuals from Presidents/CEOs to Museum volunteers. For more information and to apply, please visit: EEO/M/F/V/D Posted on: 05/10/2016

Membership & Development Coordinator

New England Quilt Museum Lowell, MA
The Membership & Development Coordinator will serve as the lead representative for the Museum’s membership program and resident expert for its member/donor database. Requires proficiency in MS Office applications needed to process fundraising reports, mailing lists, membership applications and renewals, and gift acknowledgements. This position serves a vital role as the communication link between the Museum and its members/donors through phone, in person, and e-mail contact. The Membership and Development Coordinator will help plan members programs, schedule group tours, and perform other administrative duties as needed. This position reports to the Executive Director and requires 14-21 hours per week (weekdays flexible). Pay is hourly based on experience. NEQM offers a friendly and flexible work environment that emphasizes teamwork and provides opportunities to learn many different aspects of Museum operations. QUALIFICATIONS: Excellent computer skills, proficient in MS Office and donor databases required / Experience in a Museum or nonprofit setting desirable / Strong interpersonal skills, writing skills, customer service experience / Bachelor’s degree preferred Please e-mail cover letter and resume to Nora Burchfield, Executive Director at Posted on: 05/06/2016

Development Officer

The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art Amherst, MA
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, Massachusetts is seeking a Development Officer with a passion for our mission and the ability to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced work environment. This new position, reporting to the Director of Development, will help The Carle team meet its fundraising goals as the Museum grows both nationally and internationally. The Development Officer will be responsible for managing The Carle’s day-to-day execution of our fundraising campaigns and events, including the Annual Appeal, Membership Program, Business Membership, Annual Benefit Gala, Exhibitions and Program Sponsorships, and Special Campaigns. The Development Officer will work very closely with the Executive Director and Director of Development to develop new fundraising strategies and create systems that support our growth. The ideal candidate will be professional, energetic, collaborative, and organized—and will love developing relationships with donors and members. Successful candidates will have a minimum of 5 years of professional fundraising experience or comparable project management and communications experience. Additional desired skills include: outstanding attention to detail; ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects; and the ability to exercise initiative in a hands-on environment. This position is a full-time with benefits, and will supervise one work study position. For more information visit To apply send a resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: Application deadline: May 18th, 2016 Posted on: 04/21/2016

Development Associate

Edith Wharton Restoration, Inc. - The Mount Lenox, MA
DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Home in Lenox, MA has an immediate opening for a development associate. This position plays a vital role in the organization, supporting all fundraising activities, working closely with the Development Director, Major Gift Officer, and Executive Director. This is a full-time position with benefits. Will consider ¾ time position. The ideal candidate for this position will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, a familiarity with donor database management (Raiser’s Edge preferred), For a complete job description, see our website at: To apply, send cover letter and resume to Nicole Williams, Executive Assistant, Posted on: 04/20/2016

Director of Institutional Advancement

Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Sciences Cambridge, MA
Reporting to the Executive Director and working closely with other members of the senior staff, the Director for Institutional Advancement oversees the HMSC membership program and annual appeal, and executes the vision of the HMSC Executive Director by planning, coordinating, supervising and contributing to fund-raising activities that enhance the mission of the HMSC, and encouraging individual, community, and corporate support in order to ensure the ongoing success of the HMSC. Provides broad-based private support for the HMSC through the management of comprehensive programs and by developing relationships with individuals, corporations and foundations. Responsible for the thoughtful presentation of a donor-centered stewardship program for donors to the HMSC. Works in close partnership and collaboration with FAS Development and University Development Office to build strong, coordinated, and supportive relationships with the HMSC community of donors. Basic Qualifications Bachelor’s degree with minimum 7 years experience in fundraising. Experience in donor prospecting and use of fundraising software. Experience building individual cultivation and/or a membership program. Additional Qualifications Experience fundraising in a university or cultural institution. Creative, strategic thinker with outstanding communications and interpersonal skills. Ability to collaborate with colleagues and engage and motivate members and donors. Experience in events management. Highly organized; able to analyze, prioritize, and juggle multiple responsibilities to maximize results. Familiarity with Harvard and the University’s fundraising database and systems strongly preferred. Interest in museums and/or content related to an HMSC museum, a plus. Ability to work some evenings and weekends required. Apply Here: Posted on: 04/20/2016

Director of Development and Communications

The Bostonian Society Boston, MA
The Director of Development is the Bostonian Society’s chief fund-raising official, responsible for overseeing the institution’s development operations and for setting and achieving goals in raising contributed income from individuals, corporations, government, and foundations. The Development Director is a senior management team member, and manages two other staff members in the Development Department. The Director will function as the Major Gift Officer and be expected to conduct donor research, track current donors, and develop donor specific cultivation plans. Candidates should bring 5 years of experience relevant to the position, Deep Boston connections, strong oral and written communication skills, and an understanding of the importance of collaboration. A knowledge of, and interest in Boston’s History is desirable. The Bostonian Society is a non-profit history institution, with an operating budget of over $2 million/year. Since 1881, it has been based at the Old State House, colonial America’s oldest public building and the center of Revolutionary Boston. The Society is currently engaged in the overall reinterpretation and restoration of this key national landmark, focusing on the period of the 18th century when events in Boston changed the world forever. Please e-mail resume and letter of interest to . No phone calls or visits, please. Posted on: 04/19/2016

Development Associate

Fitchburg Art Museum Fitchburg, MA
The Fitchburg Art Museum seeks an energetic and professional Development Associate. The Development Associate is an integral member of FAM’s development team, with specific responsibility for membership, special events, and oversight of the Altru constituent database. The Development Associate oversees the day-to-day administration and implementation of FAM’s membership program, including strategic recruitment of new and renewing members; maintains and manages the Altru donor database including gift processing and reporting; plans and implements development and membership events; creates membership and event promotional materials; and assists in every area of development, including annual appeal, major gifts, grants, sponsorships, and prospect research. This full-time position reports to the Director of Development and requires a minimum of a bachelors degree and two or more years of related development experience, preferably in a cultural organization. Also requires strong organizational, interpersonal, verbal and writing skills, as well as excellent computer skills including experience working with fundraising software. The newly rejuvenated Fitchburg Art Museum is the leading cultural institution in North Central Massachusetts. Founded in 1925, FAM’s mission is to be a catalyst for learning, creativity, and community building. FAM is an equal opportunity employer, and offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. To apply, please send a letter of interest and resume to Rebecca Wright, For further information about the Fitchburg Art Museum, and to see a complete job description, please go to Posted on: 04/19/2016

Director of Development & Engagement

Castle Preservation Society Moultonborough, NH
Castle Preservation Society (CPS), the 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation committed to restoring, preserving, and sharing the historic Lucknow Estate, now known as Castle in the Clouds, is seeking applicants for the newly created position of Director of Development & Engagement. A critical member of the Castle in the Clouds senior management team reporting to the Executive Director, this person will be responsible for planning, organizing, directing and significantly expanding all CPS fundraising initiatives. Additionally he or she will take a leadership role in deepening community engagement and outreach, as well as developing and implementing comprehensive marketing and communication plans to promote and enhance the Castle in the Clouds brand and to build strong community bonding with the organization. The ideal candidate will bring passionate energy, vision, and resourcefulness to this position and will be an organized self-starter dedicated to implementing the CPS mission. Familiarity and experience with community relations and fundraising techniques is required, especially as regards major gift fund raising and creating a culture of philanthropy throughout the organization. Excellent communication, decision making, and leadership skills are essential; particularly the ability and personality to motivate staff, board, and volunteers. Must have a working knowledge of nonprofit or museum management practices, as well as experience developing and managing a budget. A Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and a minimum of five years’ experience with a track record of success is required. For more information and to apply, visit Posted on: 04/19/2016

Director of Prospect Management, Stewardship, and Operations

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston, MA
Position Summary: This position provides leadership, strategy and oversight for key aspects of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum's development department – including designing and maintaining a prospect management system to support the ambitious fundraising goals and activities of the department, to develop and oversee a robust stewardship program for the department, and manage the systems and research functions. This position will be a key member of a 12-member development team supporting a $16.5 million operating budget and a development goal of $4.5 million. He/she will help to oversee the departmental budget and operations, and provide oversight of systems that support and leverage the development front-line staff. Full description and to apply: Posted on: 04/15/2016

Senior Manager of Development

Boston Children's Museum Boston, MA
Reporting to the VP, Development, the Senior Manager of Development must be energetic, articulate, collaborative, and organized. This individual must be a strong frontline fundraiser with experience in annual funds, direct marketing, event planning or similar fields. This position serves a critical role in strengthening individual, unrestricted giving to the Museum in collaboration with internal and external colleagues and key volunteer leaders. Qualifications: Appreciation of the Museum’s mission and ability to be an effective spokesperson; Minimum of BA/BS degree; Four or more years of relevant experience within non-profit fundraising or related business or professional field; Experience with annual fund, direct mail, and tele-funding, web fundraising, marketing and donor recognition programs for non-profit organizations or equivalent is strongly desirable; Demonstrated history of meeting goals and of managing and executing projects in a timely manner - Successful experience in making cold calls as well as developing cultivation and solicitation strategies; Ability to provide timely, accurate and clear status reports; Ability to balance and prioritize multiple tasks with speed and accuracy; A self-starter with the ability to work creatively, collaboratively and independently; Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge software is desirable; must be comfortable with data, reporting tools and related tools. To Apply: Submit resume and cover letter to For more information, visit Posted on: 04/13/2016

Lead Graphic Designer

Plimoth Plantation Plymouth, MA
The Lead Graphic Designer at Plimoth Plantation is responsible for creating a refined, sophisticated and vibrant Museum brand that truly reflects the in-depth programming, living history sites and powerful educational experiences for which the Museum is known. Collaborative and organized, this individual designs and produces a cohesive, polished portfolio of Museum collateral, advertisements, publications, exhibit panels and sales materials. Productive under pressure and responsive to shifting priorities, the lead designer is tasked with shaping the public’s impression of the Museum through newly created visual media. The ideal candidate will have a personal design aesthetic that is elegant, clean, high-end and modern. To apply, please send cover letter, resume and online portfolio to Posted on: 04/12/2016

Associate Director of Development

Old Sturbridge Village Sturbridge, MA
OSV is seeking a full-time Associate Director of Development to be responsible primarily for institutional giving with additional efforts associated with individual and corporate giving programs. The ideal candidate is an exceptionally strong writer with previous grant writing experience who can work independently. The A.D. works closely with and reports to the Director of Development. This position is full time with evenings and weekends as required. Essential functions include, but are not limited to: Responsible for a portfolio of foundation supporters including writing and submitting proposals, acknowledgements, and follow-up reports; maintaining contact information and funding criteria; and tracking proposals, deadlines, funding criteria, actions, and reporting requirements; Responsible for the Corporate Business Partners program including renewal, acquisition, prospecting, and cultivation of corporate supporters; Research and cultivate potential new corporate, individual, and foundation funders; Assist with appeals and other donor communications such as the donor newsletter, member enews, and acknowledgements; Assist with the planning and execution of donor events, site visits, trips, and tours; Work with other departments to develop and facilitate member programs including the annual Friends’ Day to promote and increase membership; and Assist the Director of Development and other senior staff in cultivating and managing key relationships with high level members/donors and perform other development tasks/assignments as needed. Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter to A full job description can be found on our website: Posted on: 04/05/2016

Director of Development

Newport Restoration Foundation Newport, RI
The Newport Restoration Foundation is seeking a Director of Development who will be responsible for establishing, developing and maintaining a fundraising program to support and enhance the mission of the Foundation to include the following areas: the major gifts program, annual fund, planned giving, corporate and foundation fundraising, special events and capital campaign. The Director works closely with the Executive Director and the Board of Trustees in all development and fund raising endeavors. Responsible for global fundraising strategy which will result in the design of short- and long-term fundraising goals; the creation of a development calendar; and implementation of the fundraising strategy. Oversee grant seeking. Build the planned giving program. Direct all capital campaigns and other major fundraising drives. Oversee and manage staff responsible for data entry and gift processing (eTapestry database). Qualifications:8 years minimum experience in professional fundraising. A bachelor’s degree in marketing, public relations, communications, business administration or related field. Proven track record of raising funds from multiple sources. Knowledge and experience in fund raising techniques, particularly major gift fundraising. Donor data management and fund development analytics. Possess the skills to work with and motivate staff, board members and other stakeholders. Ability to initiate donor visits and fundraising calls. Demonstrate follow through on tasks and goals. Send résumé, cover letter, three references and a writing sample to Human Resources, NRF, 51 Touro Street, Newport, RI 02840 or Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. The position is open until filled. Equal Opportunity Employer. Posted on: 03/31/2016

Manager of Individual Giving & Foundation Programs

Currier Museum of Art Manchester, NH
Currier Museum of Art, internationally-acclaimed art museum less than one hour from Boston, seeks Manager of Individual Giving & Foundation Programs reporting to Director of Development. Successful candidate will design, implement and manage appeals for all individual giving and foundation campaigns including Annual Fund, Currier Society and Art Center solicitations; oversee prospect research and identification; stewardship of new individual donors and foundations; and manage grant calendar and write grants and proposals to foundations and corporations. Bachelor’s Degree, minimum of 3-5 years successful development/fundraising experience or equivalent in non-profit setting (museum preferred). Prior Annual Fund and Grant Writing experience necessary. Excellent verbal and written communication and proofreading skills. High attention to detail, superior organizational skills, and ability to manage multiple priorities and meet strict deadlines. Strong interpersonal skills, positive attitude and a sense of humor, with commitment to confidentiality and ethical behavior. Team orientation and ability to collaborate across departments. Experience working with volunteer leadership and committees. Advanced proficiency with fundraising software (Altru preferred) and MS Office Suite including mail merge. Please send letter of interest, resume, and salary requirements to No phone calls please. EOE Posted on: 03/24/2016

Institutional Advancement Associate

EcoTarium Worcester, MA
The Institutional Advancement Associate supports all functions of the Institutional Advancement Team, which includes Membership, Development, and Marketing. The position will oversee and maintain the organization’s database used for donor records, fundraising events, marketing efforts and membership management. Please visit for a detailed description and application instructions. Posted on: 03/21/2016

Director of Development

Museum L-A Lewiston, ME
DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT Museum L-A, Lewiston-Auburn, Maine Museum L-A has, since 2004, evolved from a single focus subject of textile mills to a dedicated community museum serving as an extended classroom, welcoming tourists, celebrating heritage, fostering innovation and spurring economic growth as a key contributor to and catalyst for civic, cultural and economic revitalization. The Director of Development is responsible for expanding and providing leadership to the museum’s development and awareness efforts. The position requires a dynamic, creative, flexible and skilled individual and highly organized team player who will thrive in a fast changing and challenging environment. The Development Director will work closely with the Executive Director and in collaboration with the Board of Directors to develop and oversee all aspects of the development plan from creation of programs to documentation of all incoming donations in support of the advancement of Museum L-A’s mission. This full-time position holds overall responsibility for the organization’s fundraising programs, including major gifts, grants managements, direct mail, special events, appeals, internal and external brand management and public relations, government, corporate and foundation support as well as gathers the resources needed to maintain and expand Museum L-A’s operating support of its mission and engagement in the community. Please send a cover letter, resume and names of three references to: Rachel Desgrosseilliers, Executive Director, Museum L-A, 35 Canal Street, Box A7, Lewiston, Maine 04240 or email: (please include job title in the subject line). Posted on: 03/01/2016


Education Assistant

Concord Museum Concord, MA
The Concord Museum seeks a creative and energetic person to join a lively education department. Working under the Manager of Student, Group, and Family Learning, this position organizes logistics, helps coordinate the daily management of school programs, and assists with the Museum’s group tours. These duties consist of scheduling schools and groups for visits, processing and organizing booking materials and payments, preparing school program materials, daily problem-solving with staff, students, and teachers, greeting and welcoming groups, teaching programs, and supporting the daily operations of the education department. Opportunities to work on special projects will also arise. B.A. in a related subject and a strong interest in American history and object-based learning required; experience with classroom teaching and/or museum education desired. Excellent communication skills and exceptional customer service skills are required. Strong attention to detail and flexibility are crucial. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and the ability to learn new programs including ticketing software are necessary. Posted on: 05/25/2016

Manager of School, Youth and Family Programs

Tower Hill Botanic Garden Boylston, MA
The Manager of School, Youth and Family Programs will be responsible for all on and off site K-12 school programs. Essential duties of this full time, exempt position include developing school programs and scheduling and overseeing school visits, designing and implementing hands-on learning activities for specific events such as School Vacation Week and Community Open Houses, summer programs, weekly classes for toddlers and pre schoolers, as well as drop-in activities for all ages. Ability to develop partnerships and collaborations with other organizations, including joint programs. Supervise volunteers, work-study students, and interns as teachers and program facilitators; regularly write and develop interactive materials and self-guided activities, drawing on input from other staff as appropriate. Administration of programs including budgeting, maintaining program web pages, overseeing specific programs, and maintaining program records regarding budget, supplies, attendance. Develops and teaches classes in area of specialty as needed. Writing and managing grants of varying sizes from public and private institutions. Requires some weekend and evening work. Degree in education, museum studies, horticulture or related field required along with a minimum 5 years related experience. Experience building successful collaborations with other organizations and institutions a must. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills; commitment to excellence; creative thinking; significant experience working with a variety of young audiences, including developing curriculum that meets the Massachusetts Frameworks/Core Curriculum. Email cover letter and resume to Kathryn Acerbo-Bachmann at Tower Hill values diversity. Posted on: 05/18/2016

Fellow, Early Childhood Education

Museum of Science Boston, MA
The ECE Fellow will assist the Program Manager and Coordinators in the day-to-day operations of the Discovery Center (including its Living Laboratory program) and early childhood drop-in venues throughout exhibit halls, by facilitating activities and ensuring programming spaces are consistently ready for visitors. The Fellow will assist in the design of early childhood programs and the development of educational materials, including "research toy" activities and handouts for LL participants. The Fellow will assist the Coordinators in ensuring on-going professional development for part-time staff, volunteers and Living Laboratory collaborators by developing and delivering briefings, and assisting in the training of research assistants. For more information and to apply, please visit: EEO/M/F/V/D Posted on: 05/13/2016

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

Education Associate I, School and Youth Programs

Museum of Science Boston, MA
The Education Associate will research, develop and present school, youth and public programs to high school students, teachers and public audiences that contain accurate and relevant science principles and concepts in a way that both educates and inspires further interest in science. The programs will be based on current science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) topics, and support school curriculum standards as appropriate to enhance formal learning experiences. The Education Associate will be supporting projects such as, the High School Science Series and high school partnerships in small and large size audiences on site and in the community to extend the Museum's reach and relevance to youth. The educator will continually learn and develop new programs, activities, and content including platforms such as web based resources to utilize and expand the Museum's resources. He/she will work both on teams and individually, work closely with staff in other departments. Lastly, assist in the Museum's Youth Programs including special high school events and Summer Youth Internship programs to engage youth in career and job readiness skills and comfort with STEM. EEO/M/F/V/D For more info, and to apply, please visit: Posted on: 05/05/2016

Registration Administrator

Worcester Art Museum Worcester, MA
Worcester Art Museum seeks a full-time (37.5 hours per week) Registration Administrator to oversee the Studio Class Programs registration database and provide excellent customer service to a wide variety of Museum constituents. As the first point of contact for Studio Class Programs, the Registration Administrator will respond to inquiries from patrons, students, instructors and school partners regarding classes, workshops, studio spaces, tuition and payments. This position will work in collaboration with a multitude of internal departments including marketing, building services, information technology and education in support of attendance, revenue objectives and visitor services. The successful candidate will have at least three years of experience in a similar environment. Also essential are excellent customer service, communication and organizational skills, plus a high level of comfort with Microsoft Office. Bachelor of Fine Arts is required for this position. Qualified candidates should submit cover letter and resume to or Director of Human Resources, 55 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA 01609. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome diversity. Posted on: 05/02/2016

Learning and Interpretation Assistant

Portland Museum of Art Portland, ME
The Portland Museum of Art (PMA) is searching for a Learning and Interpretation Assistant to work under the general supervision of the Director of Learning and Interpretation to be responsible for administrative and program support to the Learning and Interpretation department. This position supports the PMA’s goal to provide engaging learning experiences and to create dynamic in-gallery programs for learners of all ages. With an extensive collection and nationally renowned exhibitions, the Portland Museum of Art is the cultural heart of Portland. The PMA has significant holdings of American, European, and Contemporary art, yet its collection highlights the rich artistic tradition of Maine. For position description listing responsibilities, qualifications, and application instructions, please visit . E.O.E. Posted on: 04/26/2016

Curator of Education

Litchfield Historical Society Litchfield, CT
The Litchfield Historical Society in Litchfield Connecticut is seeking a Curator of Education. Reporting to the director, the Curator of Education provides strong leadership in the development and management of the institution’s education, public programs and community engagement activities and fosters a culture of ongoing learning, collaboration, innovation, and creativity. The position requires strong interpersonal skills and a professional, friendly demeanor. The Curator of Education must be self-motivated, have excellent research, writing, and communications skills, have the ability to handle multiple projects at once and be able to effectively work as part of a team. The position is full time and requires regular evening and weekend work. Qualifications: MA in history, material culture, museum education or related area with at least three years experience in developing and implementing programs in a museum setting. A full description is posted at Please send a letter of application, resume and references to Catherine Fields at Posted on: 04/22/2016

Museum Educator and Assistant

Historic Newton Newton, MA
Historic Newton seeks a Museum Educator and Assistant to work at both its locations—the Jackson Homestead and the Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds. The position encompasses two roles. As Educator, one prepares, presents, and develops education programs for learning groups from a variety of backgrounds, interests, and ages through passionate interest in historical accuracy, connecting with learners, and expanding personal knowledge; and, as Museum Assistant, the position greets, orients, and assists visitors and callers while maintaining a safe, clean museum environment and being on hand to address routine questions, unforeseen occurrences, and any emergencies. Interpersonal skills, including effective communication with an extremely diversified audience, are vital in this combined position. Organizational ability and enthusiasm for exploring history are also important. The Museum Educator and Assistant should expect 2-14 hours per week of employment which would necessarily include Sundays from 10 AM to 5 PM. Apply by May 17th, 2016 by sending letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three references to Sarah Cole, Manager at Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds of Historic Newton,, 286 Waverley Avenue, Newton, MA, 02458. Historic Newton is a public-private partnership between the Newton Historical Society and the City of Newton and an equal opportunity employer. Posted on: 04/21/2016

Publicist, Yale Press

Yale University New Haven, CT
Plans and executes entire publicity strategy for select YUP titles, focusing on Art and Architecture titles but also including trade, scholarly and academic, and/or paperback reprints, as seasonally appropriate. Manages author and publishing-partner relations for select campaigns. Represents YUP to select media and museum partners, including initiating, developing, and maintaining strong business relationships with editors, producers, and critics across a range of media outlets. Required Education and Experience: Bachelor's Degree in English, Journalism, Communications, or related field and three years of book publicity or public relations experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. For more information and immediate consideration, please apply online at - the STARS req ID for this position is 37044BR. Please be sure to reference this website when applying for this position. Posted on: 04/19/2016

Engineering Education Programs Coordinator

Museum of Science Boston, MA
The Engineering Education Programs Coordinator will maintain the day-to-day operations of the Engineering Design Workshop by hiring and training volunteers and interns and following a budget to purchase materials and equipment. The Engineering Coordinator will lead a team of educators to develop activities and ongoing professional development for part-time staff and volunteers facilitating engineering programming. This includes developing and delivering briefings focusing on facilitation strategies specific to engineering and "making", overseeing the development of innovative engineering activities and experiences, and, with the Program Manager, set educational directions for the department and develop training protocols and documents to ensure our educators are prepared to work with guests and maintain the Museum's leadership in innovative techniques to present engineering and computational thinking. For more information and to apply, please visit: EEO/M/F/V/D Posted on: 04/19/2016

Program Coordinator

Battleship Cove Fall River, MA
The Program Coordinator (PC) is responsible for the organization and management of education programs at Battleship Cove. The primary responsibility is the oversight of the Nautical Nights overnight camping program. Additionally, the PC will assist the Director of Education to develop, implement and lead education programs for the museum as a whole. The ideal PC will have experience as an educator and a supervisor, be a strong communicator and collaborator, provide excellent customer service and be enthusiastic and driven by the museum’s mission of educating visitors to honor patriotism and country. This is a full-time job. Weekly schedule will vary depending on the frequency of the Nautical Nights. The position requires weekend work, including late nights and early mornings primarily on Friday and Saturday nights. Qualifications: Experience in developing, implementing and supervising educational programming; Experience working with youth and families in formal or informal settings; College-level training (a background in museum education, history, or a related field preferred); Outstanding customer service skills; Ability to work enthusiastically and effectively with visitors, museum staff, volunteers and external concessionaires; Patience and flexibility while working in a dynamic public environment. To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Posted on: 04/14/2016

Butterfly Garden Interpreter (Two Shifts Available)

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. To apply for the Friday and Saturday schedule, please visit: To apply for the Sunday and Monday schedule, please visit: EEO/M/F/V/D Posted on: 04/07/2016

AmeriCorps Museum Educator

Providence Children's Museum Providence, RI
Providence Children's Museum's hosts an AmeriCorps team that serves 1,200 children a year in its outreach programs. The AmeriCorps Museum Educator is an apprentice like position. Working closely with the Museum’s professional staff, AmeriCorps Museum Educators facilitate learning in the Museum's hands-on exhibits and programs and serve on teams to deliver hands-on learning activities for children in out-of-school time and pre-school at one of three key partners – Boys & Girls Club of Providence, Highlander Charter School and Children's Friend Head Start. One AmeriCorps member supports both the volunteer program and the Learning Club program. The position starts September 2016 and goes through August 2017. Ideal candidates have a dedication to serving others and to children’s learning, are creative and resourceful, and thrive in a team setting. For more information about Providence Children's Museum AmeriCorps Program and a full job description go to Next application deadlines are April 15 and May 27, 2016. Posted on: 03/28/2016

Education Specialist

Berkshire Museum Pittsfield, MA
Berkshire Museum is seeking part-time Education Specialists to join our enthusiastic, innovative education team, implementing programs covering art, history, and science in summer learning and after-school settings with elementary and middle-school students. Duties include delivery of art and science programs with students; managing elementary and middle school students at their school; timely onsite preparation and cleanup of programming at school; maintaining good communication and working relationship with school administration and staff; and participation in ongoing training for Museum programming and curriculum. The qualified candidate has 1-2 years of experience working as an educator (formally or informally); experience working with the general public, in a museum or other public program setting, preferred; a Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Science, or Visual Arts and/or combination of Associates Degree with demonstrated professional experience (current higher education students will be considered with demonstrated professional experience); excellent writing and public speaking skills; ability to work effectively under minimal supervision and in a team-oriented environment; and ability to communicate professionally with administrators, educators, and the general public. Candidates must have reliable transportation; a current Massachusetts driver’s license, personal automobile insurance and a safe driving record; and be able to work and/or type at a desk, climb stairs and lift up to 30 lbs. Excellent skills in use of contemporary technology in an educational setting a plus. Please submit a letter of interest plus resume via email with Subject: Part-time Education Specialist to The position is open until filled; the Museum is an equal opportunity employer. Posted on: 03/28/2016

Public Programs Manager

Wadsworth Atheneum Hartford, CT
The Wadsworth Atheneum is seeking a Public Programs Manager, whose primary responsibilities are to conceive, implement, market, and evaluate a rigorous and broad range of public programs designed to provide adult and family visitors with meaningful arts experiences directly connected to the museum’s collections and special exhibitions. Programs may include lectures, gallery talks, concerts, art history classes and drawing courses in the galleries. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree (preferably Master’s degree) in Art History, Museum Education or related field; Minimum of two (2) years museum experience preferred; Strong knowledge of museum education theory and practice as well as art history; Bilingual (Spanish/English) strongly preferred. SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must have the capacity to work in close cooperation with a wide range of people including museum staff and the community; Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills; Ability to manage multiple projects; Budget management skills; Superior writing and editing skills; Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills; Aptitude in MS Office programs including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel; Must have flexibility to work evenings and weekends as needed; Must be able to stand for several consecutive hours to manage programs. Frequent use of stairs required. Interested candidates should send their resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to: Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Attn: HR Department, 600 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103, Or Email, (No phone calls please.) Deadline for applications: April 29, 2016, The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Posted on: 03/28/2016

Program Instructor On-call

EcoTarium Worcester, MA
The EcoTarium, a Museum of Science & Nature, seeks creative and innovative program instructors who will help support and teach interactive, engaging educational programming in our indoor and outdoor classrooms and planetarium, and on the museum floor and grounds. Program Instructors will work closely with the School Programs Coordinator to deliver interpretive programs for school groups of all ages, on subjects including astronomy, ecology, and other earth, physical and life science topics. Program Instructors will support Museum Education staff members during classroom based discussion and independently manage small trail groups during field-based explorations of the museum’s ponds, meadows, and trails. Program Instructors will also work closely with the Early Childhood Educator and Museum Education staff to promote appreciation for the natural world through hands-on exploration and discovery learning in our Nature Explore® Outdoor Exhibit, a certified Nature Explore Classroom. The Exhibit is an innovative outdoor experience that is designed to engage children and their families through activities such as building, digging, nature art, climbing and music. Applicants must have a background in education or science, and enjoy working with children. Experience with inquiry-based approaches to teaching and a customer service orientated attitude are desired. Detailed description and application instructions can be found at Posted on: 03/21/2016

Public Programs Coordinator

USS Constitution Museum Boston, MA
The USS Constitution Museum, a dynamic museum with award winning hands-on exhibits and programs, is seeking a part-time Public Programs Coordinator. The Public Programs Coordinator will manage all aspects of planning, developing, implementing, and assessing family and adult special event programs at the museum. With an annual schedule of lectures, community events, and family programs, the ideal candidate should possess an outgoing and creative personality, exceptional organizational and time management skills, and an enjoyment for working with the public. The timing of this position coincides with the creation and launch of a new exhibit, “Forest to Frigate”, and the celebration of the museum’s 40th anniversary. The Public Programs Coordinator will report to the Director of Collections & Learning and will work collaboratively with the entire Museum Learning department. Previous experience developing, managing, and promoting programs and events for all ages is ideal. This position will require some evening and weekend work. Interested individuals should send a cover letter, resume, and references to Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. EOE. Posted on: 03/15/2016

Director of Education

Farnsworth Art Museum Rockland,, ME
Reporting to the Executive Director and serving as a member of the Senior Staff, the Director of Education will be responsible for shaping an innovative and comprehensive education and interpretation program for the Farnsworth Art Museum, both on and off –site. Working collaboratively with Education and Curatorial staff, this individual will create, develop, and implement exciting and diverse education programs for the Museum that focus on connecting adults, children, and educators statewide with the Farnsworth mission, collection, and exhibition programs. The person will also assess and implement opportunities for improvement in programming, visitor, and learning experiences. Candidates are required to have a Master’s Degree or equivalent education and experience with a minimum of 5-7 years of art museum or art education; a deep familiarity with the field of museum education, art and art history essential. Strong leadership and interpersonal skills are required to foster effective working relationships at all levels. Interested candidates should forward cover letter and resume to Posted on: 03/08/2016

Museum Docent

Shirley-Eustis House Association Boston, MA
The Shirley-Eustis House located in Boston, Massachusetts, is seeking to hire two seasonal employees for a period of approximately 18 weeks with a starting date of June 2, 2016. Docent training will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2016. Our docents are called upon during the year as well to help staff events. Our Annual Staff Series takes place in August. JOB DESCRIPTIONS: These seasonal positions will provide historic interpretative tours as docents during our summer and early fall season (Approximately 18 weeks). These positions will also assist in special events and demonstrations held during the summer season. PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS: The ideal candidates will have experience working with the public, all ages and backgrounds, and have an interest or experience in history, archaeology, and/or community relations. Undergraduates and Graduate students are encouraged to apply. Experience with computers, digital cameras and general office machines are also required. Should be able to work independently and as a team player, with minimal supervision; be able to start a project and see it through from start to finish. Interest in Harry Potter is a plus! Candidates for seasonal employment must be able to work weekends. Email Patricia Violette, Executive Director at your cover letter and resume. No phone calls please. Posted on: 02/29/2016


Heritage Museums & Gardens Sandwich, MA
Description: Heritage Museums & Gardens seeks energetic and dedicated people with a focus on providing quality, memorable guest experiences that exceed expectations, including providing formal and informal interactive learning opportunities in the museums and gardens that create meaning and relevance for HMG’s diverse audiences. Candidates must be able to adhere to HMG policies and procedures while facilitating a safe, positive, and engaging experience for museum visitors during regular visitation, public programming, and private functions. Requirements: This is a part-time seasonal position with hours ranging from 24-40 hours weekly. Weekend and time-to-time evening availability a must. Comfort working with the public, including children and family audiences is a must. Background in education, museum practices, and/or customer service is preferred.Must be 18 years or older to apply. Send resume and cover letter to Posted on: 02/24/2016


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

Master Carpenter/Thatcher

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 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: 04/28/2016

Graphic Designer

Museum of Science Boston, MA
Design the graphics and graphic look for exhibit projects by selecting colors, materials, typefaces, style of imagery, photographs, and creating logos, title designs, and illustrations as needed to support the content messages and to produce a visually appealing, easy to understand, and accessible exhibit. Participate fully in the exhibit development and production process as a member of the exhibit project team to capture and synthesize the team's ideas into effective visual representations that meet the goals of the exhibition. EEO/AA Employer. M/F/D/V To apply, please visit Posted on: 04/22/2016

Interpretive Programs Officer

Library of Congress Washington, DC, DC
This position serves as Chief of the Interpretive Programs Office (IPO) and is responsible for the leadership, oversight, and direction of IPO and the Library of Congress exhibitions program. The Chief works in close coordination with the Director of Scholarly & Educational Programs, who outlines duties in broad, general terms, working to meet the objectives of the Library of Congress (LC) and with the resources that are available. This position is located in the Interpretive Programs Office, Scholarly and Educational Programs Directorate, National and International Outreach. The position description number for this position is 341335. For full details, go to Job Announcement Number: 160067. SALARY RANGE: $128,082.00 to $160,300.00 / Per Year. OPEN PERIOD: Wednesday, April 20, 2016 to Monday, June 20, 2016. WHO MAY APPLY: Anyone may apply - By law, employment at most U.S. Government agencies, including the Library of Congress, is limited to U.S. citizens. However, non-citizens may be hired, provided that other legal requirements are met and the Library determines there are no qualified U.S. citizens available for the position. Posted on: 04/21/2016

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: 03/28/2016


Properties Assistant

Strawbery Banke Museum Portsmouth, NH
The Properties Assistant is responsible for maintaining the appearance of the museum for the benefit of our visitors’ experience, including building maintenance, grounds care, and event setup/cleanup. Duties and Responsibilities: Regularly clean historic buildings, offices, and visitors center, including bathrooms. Perform basic maintenance and small repairs, painting, and light carpentry. Use riding and walk-behind mowers, power tools, and manual tools for the maintenance of the grounds. Install and paint fence posts. Learn setup and take down process for events and take leadership thereof once trained. Set up pop-up tents, temporary lighting, and hand wash stations. Ensure site is clean after events. Regularly work indoors and outdoors. Must be able to lift 45 pounds. Some painting and other work will involve the use of a ladder. Work entails lots of moving around a 9-acre site. Qualifications: High School diploma, three years’ experience in similar work, skilled at painting, carpentry, and simple repairs. 30 hours per week. Must work weekends and some nights (for events). Pay is commensurate with experience. Generous benefits package includes paid time off, health and dental insurance, and 403(b) plan. Email resume to Kylee Noga, HR Coordinator, Posted on: 05/19/2016

HVAC Technician

Museum of Science Boston, MA
The position is responsible for the day-to-day preventative, diagnostic and corrective mechanical maintenance procedures for the building mechanical systems. Scheduling the computer building management system – which includes temperature control, lighting control, building environmental adjustments and air handler functionality - responding to visitor and staff requests, building management system alarms, and completing daily rounds of the critical building infrastructure. Assist with other facility repair and maintenance work in order to keep equipment in proper operation. For more information and to apply, please visit: EEO/M/F/V/D Posted on: 05/18/2016

Facility and Grounds Manager

Fuller Craft Museum Brockton, MA, MA
Position Summary: Fuller Craft Museum seeks a full time Facility and Grounds Manager responsible for the day to day operations of the museum’s facilities and 22 acre campus. Responsibilities: Ensure the museum’s public spaces, offices, rooms, grounds and systems (mechanical, plumbing, electrical, HVAC,etc) are maintained, cleaned, repaired and serviced in accordance with the museum standards and requirements. Maintain lawn and landscaping with responsibility for appearance and safety of museum grounds. Assist Preparator with installation of exhibits as needed. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Facilities Management or related field and/or a minimum of 5 years work experience in Facilities Management or related field. Please send letter of interest and resume to by June 3, 2016 Posted on: 05/11/2016

HVAC Technician

Museum of Science Boston, MA
The position is responsible for the day-to-day preventative, diagnostic and corrective mechanical maintenance procedures for the building mechanical systems. Scheduling the computer building management system – which includes temperature control, lighting control, building environmental adjustments and air handler functionality - responding to visitor and staff requests, building management system alarms, and completing daily rounds of the critical building infrastructure. Assist with other facility repair and maintenance work in order to keep equipment in proper operation. For more information and to apply, please visit: EEO/M/F/V/D Posted on: 04/19/2016

Facilities Engineer

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston, MA
Title: Facilities Engineer Reports to: Director of Facilities and Capital Projects Department: Facilities Type of Position: Full time; Salaried/exempt *On-call position; general schedule 7am-3pm Summary The Facilities Engineer oversees the day-to-day efficient operation, maintenance and repair of all Museum building systems, including HVAC, fire alarm, electrical, lighting, plumbing, energy management, security and life safety systems. The position will also be the primary point of contact for systems issues that arise in off-hours that cannot be resolved by the Overnight Security and Facilities Officer on duty. To apply and for full description: Posted on: 04/15/2016

Museum Store

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

Gift Shop Clerk

Edward M Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate Boston, MA
Who We Are: The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate (the EMK Institute) is dedicated to educating the public about our government, invigorating public discourse, encouraging participatory democracy, and inspiring the next generation of citizens and leaders. The EMK Institute is seeking outgoing and enthusiastic candidates for a part-time Gift Shop Clerk. This position has a range of functions including, but not limited to: greeting visitors and groups; explaining and selling admission tickets; providing answers and recommendations about exhibitions, special events and conducting visitor surveys; and answering phones. This Role: Reporting to the Director of Business Development & Events, the Gift Shop Clerk must have good verbal communication skills and be able to interact professionally and courteously with visitors in a variety of spaces within the institute but primarily and most importantly in the Gift Shop. Candidates must be available both weekday and weekends during Institute operating hours. The Gift Shop Clerk will be scheduled to work shifts that fall within the following timeframes: Tuesdays through Sundays between 11-5. Candidates with flexible schedules are preferred and those with experience in one or more of the following fields will be considered: customer service, retail, phone work, education, communication, and museums. Some evening hours to cover the shop during evening programs may be necessary. Visit for more info and how to apply. Posted on: 05/03/2016

Sales Associate

Pilgrim Hall Museum Plymouth, MA
The Sales Associate Position is PT/YR, including weekend hours. Sales Associates primarily perform retail sales operations and related duties in the Museum Shop. Sales Associates are a vital part of the museum’s front-line staff, and are expected to welcome and engage members and the visiting public in a professional, knowledgeable, and cheerful manner. Sales Associates are part of our institutional team, reporting to the Museum Shop Manager, and working cooperatively with the full museum community, including Director and staff, Trustees and Officers, members, volunteers, donors and sponsors. Required qualifications: experience in retail or customer service; excellent communication skills; ability to be attentive to visitors; ability to be on feet for an 8 hour shift, lift 30 lbs. minimum, and navigate stairs while carrying product. For full job description or to apply, contact Carol Reynolds at no later than May 20, 2016. Posted on: 04/20/2016


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Visitor Services

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

Visitor Services Representative

International Tennis Hall of Fame Newport, RI
The International Tennis Hall of Fame seeks to fill a part-time position as a Visitor Services Representative. This position will work in our newly renovated Welcome Center, promoting a positive visitor experience for every guest while attending to museum operations, admission and merchandise sales and safety procedures. A background or demonstrated interest in museum studies, sports, and history is highly desired. Prior museum experience and tennis enthusiast is a major plus. A minimum of one year of customer service experience is required. Applicants should be flexible, reliable and possess strong communication and interpersonal skills, while upholding the mission of the ITHF. This position is required to work weekends and some holidays. Number of hours may vary depending on the time of year. To apply please forward your resume and information to or send by mail, 194 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI 02840. Attention: Coordinator of Visitor Services Posted on: 04/08/2016


Old York Historical Society York, ME
We are looking for energetic, tech-savvy history enthusiasts to join our summer-fall seasonal staff. Our staff work as guides in our historic buildings as well as front desk personnel welcoming visitors and assisting with planning their visit at our properties. The ideal candidate will be available to work from May to October and willing to work weekends, as needed. Training includes the rich history of our properties and their connection to our community and how you can help make our museum a favorite visitation destination. If interested please email Posted on: 04/08/2016

Operations Manager

Tower Hill Botanic Garden Boylston, MA
Reporting to the Chief Financial and Operating Officer, the Operations Manager is responsible for direct supervision of gate/admissions staff and receptionists. Responsibilities include cash management, visitor safety and comfort, software training and management, policy drafting and implementation, and manager on duty for weekends and major events. Bachelor's degree and 5 or more years of related customer service, in museum, hospitality venues or other public accommodations; or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Qualified candidates will have the ability to effectively present information in one on one and small group situations to customers, staff and superiors. The ability to manage in a high stress, high visitor volume atmosphere is a must, demonstrating leadership and an ability to handle changing field conditions to provide effective leadership and problem solving. The ideal candidate must be comfortable in public speaking to both staff and visitors with ability to direct individuals and/or groups. The position is full-time with benefits. The candidate must be willing to work weekends and holidays as a regular part of the work schedule, and evenings as necessary. For a detailed job description, please see our website at Tower Hill Botanic Garden is located in bucolic Boylston MA within easy driving distance of Worcester, Providence, Springfield and Boston. Personal transportation is needed. Tower Hill welcomes diversity. Please email cover letter and resume to Posted on: 04/04/2016

Museum Assistant

Lyman Allyn Art Museum New London, CT
The Lyman Allyn Art Museum seeks permanent part-time Museum Assistant to provide exceptional customer service and museum support. RESPONSIBILITES include, but are not limited to: Resolve visitor questions and concerns; Promote exhibitions and events; Manage front desk, ticket/shop sales; Aid with building security; Assist with Museum’s social media outreach. This position includes working with the Director of Exhibitions eight hours a week on exhibition and collection related duties. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in art, art history, or museum studies; Experience in customer service; Excellent communication skills; Detail-oriented; Computer Literate; Social Media savvy; Ability to make good decisions under pressure; Available occasional evenings; Multilingual a plus. HOURS: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday (29 hours per week). DEADLINE for applications is April 26, 2016. We are looking to fill the position by May 3, 2016. Please send cover letter and resume to: Rebecca Marsie, Marketing & Communications Associate, Lyman Allyn Art Museum, 625 Williams Street, New London, CT 06320. Applications may also be emailed to The Lyman Allyn Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer. Posted on: 04/01/2016

Admissions Desk Cashier

Boston Children's Museum Boston, MA
The Admissions Desk Cashier is responsible for providing a top-notch experience to all visitors by delivering excellent customer service to children and their families as they enter the Museum as well as throughout their visit. The Cashier is also responsible for accurately managing cash and credit card transactions in a fast-paced environment. Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent required; Advanced course work or experience in customer service, education and/or family learning, or retail operations preferred; Previous cash handling experience; Excellent communication skills and ability to interact positively with children, adults, and large groups; Ability to react positively to a rapidly changing environment and make good decisions under pressure; Ability to work with diverse staff and visitors; Fluency in multiple languages a plus. Hours: Full-time and part-time shifts available. We are hiring to start immediately and for the summer, so please specify your availability. 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: 03/29/2016

Visitor Experience Associate

Boston Children's Museum Boston, MA
The Visitor Experience Associate (VEA) is responsible for promoting a fun learning experience for all visitors by interacting with children and families during their visit and providing excellent customer service to visitors in critical places throughout the Museum. The VEA models positive, educational, creative and respectful ways to interact with children and their caregivers through play. The VEA works with Senior Educators to implement programs that promote the Museum’s mission to develop children who are curious, creative, healthy, globally aware and environmentally responsible, through daily programming and special events. VEAs perform daily opening/closing duties throughout the Museum. Qualification- High school diploma or equivalent; some college experience preferred; Advanced course work or experience in customer service, education and/or family learning, or retail operations preferred; Experience working with young children (ages 0-10) and their families in recreational settings, afterschool programs or classrooms; Excellent communication skills and ability to interact positively with children, adults, and large groups; Ability to react positively to a rapidly changing environment and make good decisions under pressure; Ability to work with diverse staff and visitors; Theatrical or other performance experience a plus; Fluency in multiple languages a plus. Hours: Full-time and part-time shifts available. We are hiring to start immediately and for the summer, so please specify your availability. 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: 03/29/2016

Museum Shop/Admissions Associate

Heritage Museums & Gardens Sandwich, MA
Heritage Museums & Gardens seeks energetic and outgoing people with a focus on providing a quality, memorable guest experience that exceeds expectations. Candidates should have sales experience, be unafraid and familiar with retail technology, be very accurate with detail, able to multitask in a fast paced environment with a smile, love to sell. Requirements include at least high school diploma, excellent demonstrable people and sales skills, positive outlook, able to juggle and work in a busy environment and be able to take initiative to solve problems. Seasonal positions of 15 – 32 hours/week available. Weekend availability a must. Send resume and cover letter to Posted on: 02/24/2016

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

Program & Volunteer Coordinator

Castle Preservation Society Moultonborough, NH
Castle Preservation Society (CPS), the 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation committed to restoring, preserving, and sharing the historic Lucknow Estate, now known as Castle in the Clouds is seeking applicants for their open Program & Volunteer Coordinator position. This person will work in support of the Castle mission with the goal of providing a variety of community engagement opportunities through the development of both a robust volunteer program and an array of public programming. Public programs at the Castle include formal and informal educational programs and special events. A key component of success in this position will be the use and management of a diverse array of volunteer opportunities in support of all aspects of the work happening at CPS. Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills are required for this position. The ability to work on several projects concurrently and meet deadlines in a fast-paced setting is essential. Strong presentation and public speaking skills are need in addition to the ability and willingness to publicly share opportunities at the Castle with passion and vigor. The ability to work independently and as part of a diverse team are also important. Computer and Internet literacy, including Microsoft Office programs is required, with experience using design software and databases desirable. A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience is required. Experience working as a volunteer in a nonprofit or museum setting is also a plus. Previous experience managing paid or volunteer team members is highly recommended. For more information and to apply, visit Posted on: 04/19/2016


Exhibit Designer

Museum of Science Boston, MA
Responsible for developing 3-D design solutions under the direction of senior design staff from conception to implementation for large and small permanent, temporary, and traveling exhibits as assigned. Designs include layout, environment, structures, cabinetry and interactives. Uses necessary art and preparation skills to produce required models, prototypes, sketches, or renderings for communicating design concepts with others. Integrates 2-D graphic elements and technical design elements (mechanical, electrical, other moving parts) into concepts and structures. Collaborates with team members, senior design staff, managers, other Museums, and members of the community to develop and produce exhibits according to the goals of the project, meeting the needs of our broad visitor audience, on time and within budget. The desired end result is the creation of engaging, attractive, accurate, accessible and relevant exhibits that effectively communicate their intended messages to a wide audience and that reflect the advice and counsel of visitors, Museum staff, and outside experts. For more info and to apply, please visit: Posted on: 05/27/2016

Special Events Coordinator

Tower Hill Botanic Garden Boylston, MA
The Coordinator reports to and works with the Director of Audience Engagement on a diverse array of events and programs, including concerts and other live music, art exhibits, author events, cooking demonstrations, festivals and plant and flower shows. Works with the Director on all aspects of events including event research and development, marketing, fundraising, and logistics. Manages events, staffs events when necessary; collects post-event evaluation, manages ticket and art work sales; creates and manages budget documents; works with development team to manage in-kind support; serves as liaison with Marketing and Public Relations staff for all related event print and electronic collateral and coordinate event collateral production; manages Events intern(s); additional responsibilities as needed and requested. The Coordinator assists in set-up, breakdown, and cleanup as needed. Event follow-up will include organized analysis to evaluate the success of the event in achieving its goals. The Coordinator must be able to work both independently and as a member of a larger team. This full-time, non-exempt position requires regular weekend and evening work. Qualifications: Bachelors degree, event planning, hospitality experience or related experience; significant experience with and interest in art and/or music events a plus. Must be able to manage multiple projects at the same time, be organized and detail-oriented with strong computer skills, work as part of a team and enjoy a very fast-paced environment and interact with volunteers in a professional and responsible manner. Email cover letter and resume to Kathryn Acerbo-Bachmann at Tower Hill values diversity. Posted on: 05/18/2016

Accounts Payable Administrator

Peabody Essex Museum Salem, MA
Peabody Essex Museum is seeking a “can do” Accounts Payable Administrator. Reporting to the Controller, this position manages the day-to-day accounts payable transactions for the Museum, coordinates and performs confidential and diversified administrative and support services for the Finance Department, accounts for Function Rentals activities, prepares account analyses and journal entries and supporting schedules to financial statements as assigned. The position interacts with other PEM departments and senior leadership as part of the principal duties of Accounts Payable processing and reporting. Associate's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience is required along with strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills. Basic knowledge of accounting principles, demonstrated knowledge of accounts payable, chart of accounts, general ledger systems and procedures. Ability to navigate through a complex organization with diplomacy and professionalism. Attention to detail and accurate data entry skills a must. Ability to perform mathematical computations and accounts reconciliations along with solid computer skills using google mail and Microsoft Excel is required. Experience with Black Baud Financial Edge a plus. A strong work ethic and the ability to work independently as well as with a team in a high volume environment with a high emphasis on accuracy and timeliness. Experience working in a non-profit organization a plus. Please send resumes with cover letters and salary requirements by email to, or apply to Human Resources, Peabody Essex Museum, East India Square, Salem, MA 01970-3783. PEM is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Posted on: 05/13/2016

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

Corporate Program Assistant/Installer

deCordova Sculpture Park & Museum Lincoln, MA
Reporting to the Director of Corporate Relations the part time (Tuesday – Friday) Corporate Program Assistant/Installer (CPAI) position at deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum is an integral member of the organization's Development and Corporate teams. The CPAI is charged with administrative tasks and responsibilities in support of the Director and fellow staff to achieve the department’s program goals. The CPAI works with the team to develop and maintain Lending artists' relationships and to plan and execute the delivery, care, installation and de-installation of artwork for corporate member installations at facilities in Massachusetts. Additional days/hours may be required based on installation schedule & needs. To review the complete position description, visit Ideal start date is between May 30 – June 10, 2016. Interested individuals should send a cover letter, salary requirement and resume by May 13, 2016 to: sglennon@decordova.or and When applying by email, include “Corporate Program Assistant/Installer” in subject line of email. Applications may be mailed to: deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Attn: Human Resources, 51 Sandy Pond Road, Lincoln, MA 01773. Please, no phone calls. Posted on: 05/02/2016

Art Loan Manager

DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum Lincoln, MA
The Art Loan Manager at deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum is a key member of the organization’s Development and Corporate program teams, charged with the daily management of deCordova’s Art Loan Program, and stewardship of the Program’s relationships with existing and prospective Corporate Members and Lending Artists. This position is full time and occasionally requires additional evening, weekend, and early morning hours in support of department events and meetings. To review the complete position description, visit Ideal start date is between May 30 – June 10, 2016. Interested individuals should send a cover letter, salary requirement and resume by May 13, 2016 to: sglennon@decordova.or and When applying by email, include “Art Loan Manager” in subject line of email. Applications may be mailed to: deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Attn: Human Resources, 51 Sandy Pond Road, Lincoln, MA 01773. Please, no phone calls. Posted on: 05/02/2016

Operations and Education Manager

Historic Newton Newton, MA
Historic Newton ( seeks an enthusiastic, knowledgeable and collaborative professional to manage our Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds museum site. This position has two distinct roles. The Manager oversees the stewardship and operation of this 1734 historic house, the adjacent education center, and landscape. The position also requires an experienced museum education professional to develop and help deliver group programs. The Manager oversees and plans the site’s activities including the maintenance schedule; vendor contracts; insuring that exhibition elements and facilities are in good condition; and caring for the collection. The Manager is also responsible for visitor services, event rental and retail operations, including scheduling and supervising staff and volunteers and monitoring the site’s annual budget. The Manager is also Durant-Kenrick museum’s interpretive and education professional. Working closely with Historic Newton’s Education Coordinator, the Manager develops public and educational programming and works as part of a team on exhibits and other projects. Requirements include a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in museums or similar settings; expertise in museum interpretation and education; the ability to work both independently and collaboratively; strong interpersonal, project management and communication skills; some understanding of American history/material culture required, expertise in New England in the 18th – 20th centuries preferred. Bachelor’s degree in museum studies, public history, non-profit management, or related field required, Master’s preferred. Full-time position with benefits. EOE. Send cover letter, resume, and a list of three references to or 527 Washington Street, Newton, MA 02458 by May 15. Posted on: 04/25/2016

Site Administrator

CT Landmarks New London, CT
SITE ADMINISTRATOR Hempsted Houses New London, CT Owned and operated by Connecticut Landmarks – Connecticut’s largest statewide heritage organization – and situated in the Hempstead Historic District, this landmark property tells the story of three great populations whose paths collided in early New London: the Native Americans who were here from the beginning, the Europeans who arrived in the 1600s, and the enslaved Africans who were brought to New London at the same time. 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 Administrator’s primary responsibilities are to continue its community outreach and programmatic growth, and to develop and execute new earned income opportunities that leverage the site’s assets and lead the site to financial sustainability, increased relevance and audience growth. The Site Administrator will provide strategic leadership; hire and manage seasonal site staff; develop a corps of volunteers who will help direct and operate the site; expand the site’s successful programs; work closely with CTL’s Central Office staff on marketing, fundraising, special event and outreach activities; build productive relationships with staff, volunteers, businesses and community stakeholders locally and regionally; and be responsible for budget preparation, operations, program, personnel and financial management, business development (including event rental growth), and audience growth. Looking for a self-starter with excellent time management and organizational skills; programmatic creativity; creative vision; financial acumen and enthusiasm; independent judgment; a collaborative working style; a can-do attitude and positive outlook; strong computer and customer service skills; and expertise in strengthening the site’s funding model. Part-time year-round position. Qualified applicants, please submit letter describing your interest in the position and relevant skills and experience, a résumé and three professional references to Posted on: 04/12/2016


The General Society of Mayflower Descendants Plymouth, MA
Genealogist needed as a verifier for the General Society of Mayflower Descendants (GSMD). Will be working 32-40 hours a week at the national headquarters in Plymouth as part of a team to process applications for membership. Verifier evaluates lineage information and documentation for completeness, validity, and correctness. Must have genealogy experience, including resolving issues from conflicting data sources and being well versed in current online genealogy resources. Neat printing, attention to detail, critical thinking and Microsoft Word are essential skills. Knowledge of Pilgrim histories and ancestral lines and/or experience with linage society applications a plus. Please mail cover letter and resume to Director of Genealogy, GSMD, P.O. Box 3297, Plymouth, MA 02361 or send as an email attachment to Posted on: 04/01/2016

Program and Retail Coordinator

Historic New England Milton, MA
Historic New England seeks a festival and retail coordinator to manage and execute all aspects of three large-scale fine arts and crafts festivals and one antique car show held at sites across New England. The position also coordinates merchandise ordering and restocking, merchandise display, and POS cash register operation at Historic New England museum shops; coordinates all merchandise transfers, updates, and inventory; receives and fulfills phone and web orders for merchandise. The position serves as expert user for Historic New England’s retail management software, and runs monthly sales reports and quarterly physical inventory reconciliations. Also supports program manager with program coordination and implementation of specified Historic New England programs at multiple sites. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and three years of job-related experience. Must be extremely organized and able to thrive in a fast-paced setting while maintaining precise attention to priorities, formats, procedures, details, and quality. Requires excellent internal and external customer service skills, advanced computer skills for word processing and spreadsheets, and the ability to learn and troubleshoot complicated retail management software. A valid driver’s license and a personal vehicle is required. Please send resume and cover letter to People of color are encouraged to apply. Developing and sustaining a diverse staff furthers the institution’s goals and mission. Posted on: 03/30/2016


Northeast Document Conservation Center Andover, MA
The Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) is hiring a full-time photographer to join the Imaging Services department. The Photographer will be responsible for digital reformatting of the extensive, diverse and unique collections held by NEDCC’s institutional and private clients. These include virtually all photographic media, particularly nitrate, acetate, and glass-plate negatives, X-ray film, and direct positives like daguerreotypes and ambrotypes; bound and loose manuscript material; rare books and illuminated manuscripts; and oversized items such as maps and blueprints. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline; experience in the handling of rare and fragile paper-based materials; 1-3 years’ experience digitally reformatting archival and special collection materials or works of art; proficiency in the use of imaging hardware, particularly digital medium format and SLR camera systems, and flatbed or film scanners; meticulous attention to detail. Founded in 1973, NEDCC is a not-for-profit conservation and preservation services center, supporting the collections of its private and institutional clients through book, paper, and photograph conservation, digital reformatting, and preservation assistance. For more information and a complete job description: To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for three references as a single PDF file to Terrance D’Ambrosio, Director of Imaging Services, at tdambrosio(at)nedcc(.)org. NEDCC is an equal opportunity employer. Only persons with the legal right to work in the U.S. are eligible. This position will remain open until filled. Posted on: 03/29/2016

Public Programming Coordinator, Art & the Landscape

The Trustees Boston or Sharon, MA
The Trustees is looking for a qualified candidate to fill the position of Public Programming Coordinator for the Art & the Landscape initiative. This position is responsible for the planning and coordination of events and programs related to two contemporary art installations on Trustees properties, one of which presents historical content and encourages dialogue around African and African American history. This a one year funded position that includes working occasional nights and weekends along with travel. Essential functions will include but are not limited to: building partnerships to support programming; coordinate logistics for opening events, artist-designed programs; assist with the training of staff and volunteers on exhibit interpretation; build awareness of exhibits and programming through various marketing channels; serve as a representative of the Trustees and the Art & the Landscape initiative in local communities as well as the broader art community. Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in art history, marketing, museum studies, or other related fields; knowledge of African and African American history; a passion for public interaction and engagement; 2-3 years experience designing and implementing engaging public programs and events; experience and interest in working on provocative artist projects involving discussions about race, cultural discrimination, and building conversation; ability to manage multifaceted projects with attention to detail; effective communication skills; ability to problem solve and think strategically. To apply, visit: or to see a list of all open positions, visit Posted on: 03/24/2016