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Finance Director

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center Mystic , CT
For 70 years the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center (DPNC) has provided visitors and the greater Mystic community the opportunity to experience nature first hand, whether it be on the 10 miles of trails, in our natural history museum, our Nature Store, or as part of one of our many programs. The creation of the Coogan Farm Nature and Heritage Center in 2013 has added additional layers of education, history, and ecology to our offerings. We are seeking a dynamic and skilled Finance Director to work under the direction of the Executive Director and in close collaboration with staff to oversee all aspects of DPNC’s finances. This full-time senior position holds overall responsibility for the organization’s budgeting, HR, and IT as they relate to the financial business. The Finance Director is a key member of the organization’s management team. View complete job description on our website www.dpnc.org. To apply please email cover letter and resume to dschaffer@dpnc.org by August 1, 2016 Posted on: 07/25/2016

Assistant to the Director

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

Executive Director

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

Executive Director

Mt.Kearsarge Indian Museum Warner , NH
Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum, Education and Cultural Center presents historical and ongoing American Indian cultural expression through exhibitions and programs for all ages, including an annual Intertribal Powwow. The Executive Director will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for MKIM’s staff, collection, campus, programs, expansion, and execution of its mission. The ED will initially develop deep knowledge of field, core programs, operations, and business plans. The position is year-round, hired by and directly accountable to the Board of Directors through its elected Chair. Bachelor’s degree in museum studies, education, history, or non-profit management desired. Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in a small to mid-sized museum organization. Proven ability in fundraising and staff development. Send application to: Search Committee, Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum, search@indianmuseum.org Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum is an equal opportunity employer. www.indianmuseum.org Posted on: 07/14/2016

Executive Director

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

President & CEO

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

Director

Wendell Gilley Museum of Bird Carving Southwest Harbor , ME
The Wendell Gilley Museum (WGM) located in Southwest Harbor, Maine is seeking a director. WGM Celebrates the life and work of a pioneer of decorative bird carving, promotes the art of bird carving through exhibits and educational programs and inspires appreciation of the visual arts, engagement in artistic creativity, and respect and care for the natural world. The Director is responsible for implementing the overall vision and mission of WGM and reporting to the Board of Directors. She/he will, either directly or supervising staff, be responsible for all aspects of the Museum’s operations - including budget, cash flow, overseeing and hiring staff, identifying, leading and enhancing revenue opportunities, helping build membership and strengthen community relationships, preserving and enhancing WGM's permanent collection, demonstrating creativity and initiative in developing relevant, intelligent and compelling exhibits and working with the WGM Board, staff, volunteers and others to develop goals and implement the Museum’s strategic plan. The Director will be a dynamic, enthusiastic and creative leader who understands the complexities of managing a small museum and have a passion for the art it celebrates. The director should have Master's Degree from an appropriately accredited institution in Museum Studies and/or equivalent experience. Potential applicants should provide a resume and cover letter. Applications and/or questions may be submitted to Eleanor Hoagland etmhoagland@aol.com 917-648-5731. www.wendellgilleymuseum.org Posted on: 06/27/2016

Director/Executive Director

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

Collections

Head Registrar- RISD Museum

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

Curator of Collections (Open Rank), Picker Art Gallery

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

Project Technical Coordinator

The Barnum Museum Foundation Bridgeport, CT
The Barnum Museum in Bridgeport, CT, seeks an experience Technical Coordinator for a National Endowment for the Humanities grant-funded project to create the P. T. Barnum Digital Collection. Applicants must have relevant experience; this is not an entry-level position. The position is part-time, up to 18 months. The Technical Coordinator will work with staff from both the Museum and the Bridgeport History Center (Bridgeport Public Library), and with a Cataloger/Metadata Specialist also dedicated to the project. Digital surrogates and metadata for approximately 1000 items, ranging from manuscripts and booklets to diverse types of artifacts pertaining to Barnum and his associates, are to be ingested into the Connecticut Digital Archive (CTDA). Photography and scanning will be performed by outside vendors. Technical coordinator will establish protocols, ensure consistency and that quality standards are met, and be responsible for uploading digital objects. For a full description of the position and qualifications, see http://www.barnum-museum.org/jobopportunities.htm. To apply, send a letter of interest and c.v. with references to John Swing, Assistant Director, at jswing@barnum-museum.org. No phone calls, please Posted on: 06/28/2016

Project Cataloger and Metadata Specialist

The Barnum Museum Foundation Bridgeport, CT
The Barnum Museum in Bridgeport, CT, seeks an experienced Cataloger and Metadata Specialist for a National Endowment for the Humanities grant-funded project to create the P. T. Barnum Digital Collection. Applicants must have relevant experience; this is not an entry-level position. The position is part-time, up to 18 months. The Cataloger will work with staff from both the Museum and the Bridgeport History Center (Bridgeport Public Library), and with a Technical Coordinator also dedicated to the project. Approximately 1000 items, ranging from manuscripts and booklets to diverse types of artifacts pertaining to Barnum and his associates, are to be cataloged and the appropriate metadata created for ingest in the Connecticut Digital Archive (CTDA). For a complete job description and qualifications see http://www.barnum-museum.org/ jobopportunities.htm. To apply, send a letter of interest with c.v. and references to John Swing, Assistant Director, at jswing@barnum-museum.org. No phone calls, please. Posted on: 06/28/2016

Collections Assistant/Archives Coordinator

Lamont Gallery, Phillips Exeter Academy Exeter, NH
Key Accountabilities: • Assist the Collections Manager in the comprehensive physical inventory of objects in Lamont Gallery storage and throughout campus. • Under the direction of the Collections Manager, contribute to processing of the Lamont Gallery archives for short-term functionality (including contributing to provenance research) and for long-term sustainability (the future development of a searchable electronic record of the gallery’s history and that of the individual objects in its collections). • Assist in compiling a narrative timeline of the Lamont Gallery’s collecting history; contribute to reports on key objects, donors, and related gifts. • Assist Collections Manager and Gallery Manager in the proper installation of art for gallery display, using the standards/best practices as articulated by AAM and AAMG. • Provide access to the collection as directed by Collections Manager in support of PEA community members engaged in research and scholarship pertaining to Lamont Gallery collection; • Identify and organize materials and documents for Lamont Gallery Director and Curator for donor and advancement reports and for collections/archival research for special projects. • Guided by Director and Curator and/or Collections Manager, conduct archival research in other institutional archives to support Lamont Gallery Collections Initiative. • Support other special collections-related projects as necessary. How to Apply: Download an application at www.exeter.edu/jobapplication, submnit AND cover letter and a current resume (PDF or MS Word format) to recruitment@exeter.edu. Please indicate in the subject line: Collections Assistant. The deadline for submission is July 18, 2016. The successful candidate for this position will be subject to a comprehensive pre-employment background check. Posted on: 06/27/2016

Chief Curator

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

Curatorial and Programming Coordinator

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

Head of Collections and Operations

Amherst College Amherst, MA
Amherst College seeks a Head of Collections and Operations for the Beneski Museum of Natural History who will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the museum. Working at all levels of museum operations and with a wide range of College personnel, with the expertise, ability and willingness to do so, the Head of Collections and Operations fulfills the functions of a curator, collections manager, preparator, archivist, business & facility manager, and program coordinator and carries out the policies and initiatives set by the Geology Department and the Museum Director. A Master's degree in museum science, paleontology, geology, physical anthropology, anatomy, or other related field and 3-5 years of natural history museum experience are required. Some working knowledge of appropriate practices and methods for: specimen care and use in research and teaching, repair and stabilization, and mounting and storage, and the materials used in doing so; collections and specimen documentation such as cataloging, loan and deaccession, and provenience research; digital database development; environmental conditions for collections stability; and standards of museum security is necessary. Strong communication, interpersonal, time management and organizational skills, and the ability to take initiative, to multitask, to work independently and collaboratively, and to be detail-oriented are important. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume or C.V., and the names and contact information (e-mail and/or telephone number) for three professional references at https://apply.interfolio.com/35392. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/rndzzqxf4c Posted on: 06/03/2016

Development and Marketing

Site Rental Manager

Strawbery Banke Museum Portsmouth, NH
The Site Rental Manager is responsible for marketing, managing and implementing facility rentals, including indoor and outdoor space. The museum’s Rental Program offers specific locations on the site and in the historical and modern buildings for rent to businesses and individuals in order to introduce them to the historic site and to secure support for the museum’s mission. This position is part-time, 20 hours per week. The hours are spread over mornings, afternoons, evenings and weekends to accomplish office work and logistics of specific events. Competitive pay. Benefits include a flexible schedule, paid time off, FSA, 403(b) with match, and museum membership. Visit our website for a full description: http://www.strawberybanke.org/people/employment.cfm. To apply, email cover letter and resume to Kylee Noga, Human Resources Coordinator, at knoga@strawberybanke.org. Posted on: 07/21/2016

Director of Development

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

Marketing/Communications Coordinator

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

Development and Marketing Associate

Newport Historical Society Newport, RI
Major Responsibilities Responsible for implementation and tracking of all of the NHS marketing strategies, marketing communications, and public relations activities, both external and internal. This includes communications and activities targeted to the institution’s body of members and the routine maintenance of the membership program. Responsible for management of data associated with NHS development activities, including membership, the annual fund, and major gift activities, and performs activities related to the creation of materials, and outreach (mailings). Tasks Maintain the NHS’s existing Past Perfect database of people and work towards a transition to new software; enter member information, donations and moves management data; prepare member mailings and the annual fund each year. Work with the bookkeeper to manage systems to track restricted fund projects and ensure appropriate documentation of these. Be informed about NHS activities and craft press releases and other communications which support the marketing of an active program of activities. Participate in the management of NHS social media platforms. Work intensely to organize (with others) and promote the Newport Antiques Show and other NHS events and fundraisers. Qualifications Required Strong oral and written communications skills. Experience overseeing the design and production of print materials and publications. Computer literacy in word processing, data base management and page layout. Ability to manage multiple projects at a time. Ability to perform data entry with accuracy. Preferred Bachelors degree. Experience with Past Perfect To apply: Email rtaylor@newporthistorical.org Posted on: 07/18/2016

Graphic Designer

Connecticut Science Center Hartford, CT
Serving more than 300,000 adults and children each year, the Connecticut Science Center is the state’s premier destination for informal science learning, a top tourist attraction, a hub for teacher training, and one of the state’s foremost resources for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). The organization’s Graphic Designer is a member of the Advancement Department, which includes Marketing, Membership, and Development. The Graphic Designer produces a high volume of print and electronic promotional materials to support sales and attendance goals and develop brand awareness. This position interacts with numerous departments throughout the organization, as well as with a variety of outside partners and vendors. To apply, send a cover letter and résumé along with a digital portfolio or design samples (preferably showcasing different design mediums) to HR@CTScienceCenter.org by Friday, August 5, 2016. Please reference “Graphic Designer” in the subject line. Incomplete applications will not be considered. To see the full job description, please go to on: https://www.ctsciencecenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/JD-Graphic-Designer-2016.pdf Posted on: 07/13/2016

Development Manager

Fuller Craft Museum Brockton, MA, MA
Fuller Craft Museum is seeking a 32 hour/week Development Manager to lead and manage all aspects of development functions, creating a culture of philanthropy and fostering philanthropic relationships nationwide. This individual will work closely with the Museum Director, Board of Directors, and the Membership Coordinator to expand the development activities of Fuller Craft Museum, and harness the museum staff, Board Members and Museum Overseers in the task of expanding the visibility and development program of the museum. Please send resume and cover letter to dlebica@fullercraft.org. Posted on: 07/13/2016

Development Director

League of NH Craftsmen Concord, NH
The League of NH Craftsmen, one of the most respected craft organization in the country, seeks a part-time Development Director to build and sustain philanthropy to support the mission and goals of the organization. Provide oversight and direction to the development efforts to include assessment, planning and implementation of the annual fund appeals, sponsorships, grant writing, supporting memberships, business memberships, and planned giving. Work closely with a development committee and PR consultant. DUTIES: Assess fundraising status of the organization; Evaluate current membership system and materials and implement change if needed; Increase supporting memberships Implement a business membership category Research current and prospective donors; Plan, write and prepare the annual fund appeals (fall & spring); Plan, write and prepare sponsor solicitation materials; Research and solicit sponsors for League programs (Annual Craftsmen’s Fair, NH Open Doors, Gallery at HQ, special events, etc.); Research and write grant proposals to support League programs; Create a Planned Giving program with supporting materials; Work with a Development Committee of volunteers Work with League staff to maintain and update fundraising database system; Provide fundraising training for Board/Staff as needed; Coordinate efforts with PR Consultant QUALIFICATIONS: BA degree with a minimum of six years experience in development and marketing or related work. Proven track record of fundraising success working with nonprofits, ideally within the arts. Solid experience in prospect research; excellent written and oral skills; familiarity with the Microsoft Office suite; Willingness to travel within the state. Professional, collegial, flexible team player. Posted on: 07/12/2016

Director of Development

The Springfield Museums Corporation Springfield, MA
The Director of Development is responsible for providing leadership to the Springfield Museums’ development efforts. In conjunction with the Capital Campaign Manager, the Director of Development will be instrumental in supporting the remaining phase of the Capital Campaign which will continue through calendar year 2016, achieving a goal of $7,000,000. Following the completion of the Campaign, the incumbent will work closely with the President, Vice President, and Manager of Development and will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the design and implementation of a comprehensive strategic fundraising effort to raise more than $1 million annually in restricted and unrestricted gifts, grants and sponsorships in support of exhibitions, education programs, general support, capital projects and other special events. This position requires an individual who has knowledge of and demonstrated ability to apply best practices and industry standards in order to lead and manage a successful development effort. The selected candidate must be a successful fund raiser with the ability to establish fundraising priorities and achieve fundraising goals. She/He must be a creative, energetic and entrepreneurial individual who is well organized and thrives in a fast paced and challenging environment. In-depth knowledge of museum philanthropy with a background in donor relations, long-term cultivation, solicitation of major gifts, planned giving, foundations and funding sources is essential. Excellent public speaking and interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively and professionally with staff, administration, prospective and current donors, trustees, members, and volunteers is essential. Demonstrated experience writing competitive grant proposals for high level national funding sources (public and private) and experience managing staff and multiple competing needs, interests, and personality types of donors and upper level members within a museum or educational organization is necessary. Seven (7) years of experience and a Bachelor’s Degree is required, an advanced degree is desirable. Occasional evening and weekend hours and the ability to travel as needed are required. Please provide a letter of application, resume, writing sample and salary requirements by Friday, July 22, 2016 to: jmuratore-pallatino@springfieldmuseums.org. To see a full description of this position, go to the employment sections of the Springfield Museums’ website at, springfieldmuseums.org. Posted on: 07/11/2016

Design Associate

Fuller Craft Museum Brockton, MA, MA
Assists the Communications Director in designing print and digital materials for exhibitions, education, marketing, development, and other Museum departments.Design posters, postcards, fliers, invitations, stationery, badges, sliders, ads, etc. and assist in design and distribution of the members magazine.Update the website on a timely basis and run analytics.Organize, maintain, and archive all Museum collateral materials. Update marketing department and social media calendar. Assist with social media postings.Performing miscellaneous administrative duties as assigned. B.A. degree in Graphic Design, Marketing, Communications, or English Museum/Art experience preferred.Graphic design skills, knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat, InDesign, HTML; Wordpress and Hootsuite experience a plus.Knowledge of communication principles, marketing, media. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively. Strong writing and editing skills. Ability to work in a fast paced environment, motivated self-starter. Good marketing sensibility a plus. Please send resume and cover letter to dlebica@fullercraft.org. Posted on: 07/06/2016

Marketing Coordinator

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

Education

Preparator

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

Director of Education

Mattatuck Museum Waterbury, CT
The Mattatuck Museum is known for engaging its community in an understanding of the past and providing vision and leadership for the future through its exhibitions, programs and collections of national significance. These initiatives interpret the history of the greater Waterbury region and American art from the Colonial period to the present. The ideal candidate for the Director of Education is a seasoned professional who is highly motivated and organized with a passion for art and history and expanding the role of museums to welcome a broad and diverse audience; demonstrated ability to think creatively and strategically; excellent communication skills, especially the ability to speak and write about the museum, its collections, and program activities in a manner comprehensible to diverse audiences; a positive work outlook; high energy, strong motivation, and a hands-on work ethic; the personality to enjoy social and community interaction; a professional demeanor; diplomatic, and comfortable in dynamic or challenging situations; and the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. For a detailed job description and instructions on how to apply, please visit: http://www.mattatuckmuseum.org/employment. Posted on: 07/12/2016

Director, Goff Center for Education and Public Programs

Rhode Island Historical Society Providence, RI
The Rhode Island Historical Society seeks a dynamic, creative, entrepreneurial leader to serve as full-time Director for its Newell D. Goff Center for Education and Public Programs. The Director of the Goff Center reports directly to the Executive Director of the RIHS and will oversee the organization’s education-related activities, including public programming and school-related activities. The Director will be part of the RIHS’s senior leadership team and will work closely and collaboratively with the heads of all other departments. Specifically, the Goff Center’s Director will supervise and coordinate a team that includes the Goff Center Assistant Director, dedicated to K-12 programs; the Research and Public Engagement Coordinator; the Program Outreach Manager, who schedules and oversees implementation of programming, including walking tours; the Visitor Experience & Logistics Manager at the John Brown House Museum; and the Communications & Digital Outreach Coordinator. The Director of the Goff Center will also work closely with the Education Manager of the Museum of Work & Culture in Woonsocket to align the MOWC’s educational outreach with that of the RIHS. In addition, the new Director of the Goff Center will oversee the RIHS’s RHODI Project, an online directory of the state’s history and heritage sites, and related program that seeks to promote and elevate the work of the “history sector” in Rhode Island. Please submit cover letter, résumé, and the names and email addresses of three references by July 30, 2016. We prefer that applications be submitted electronically to jobs@rihs.org. For the complete job description, go to http://www.rihs.org/about-us/employment-opportunities/ Posted on: 07/11/2016

Museum Educator, Part time

EcoTarium Worcester, MA
The EcoTarium, A Museum of Science and Nature, seeks an innovative and creative Educator to deliver and facilitate interpretive programs for the general public and groups, both on-site and off-site. Programming is on a variety of natural and physical science topics and includes interpretation of museum exhibits, digital planetarium, Tree Canopy Walkway, and outdoor programs on a 55-acre site, as well as programming and play facilitation in our Nature Explore Outdoor Exhibit. Teaching is through hands-on and inquiry-based methods encouraging exploration and self-directed learning. Candidates must have a degree in a scientific field or education, enjoy working with families and children, and possess a keen interest in science and a commitment to furthering their own education in the field. Informal and/or formal teaching experience expected. The successful candidate will have experience working on a team, enjoy collaboration and bring a commitment to running creative educational programs. For a detailed job description and instructions on how to apply, please visit: http://www.ecotarium.org/jobs/museum-educator-part-time-0 Posted on: 07/06/2016

Music and Arts Show Presenter

Museum of Science Boston, MA
Present Music and Art Shows for a variety of audiences, ensuring an exciting and entertaining performance for Museum patrons. Also at times, present pre-recorded educational shows as part of the scheduled lineup. Operate and occasionally trouble-shoot Planetarium equipment. Monitor audiences for problems and make judgments on appropriate methods for resolving problems, sometimes in collaboration with Security and Visitor Services staff. For more information and to apply: https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/417933-29458.html EEO/M/F/V/D/ Posted on: 07/05/2016

Education Associate, Traveling Programs & Summer Courses

Museum of Science Boston, MA
Research, develop, and present exciting programs that ignite curiosity in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (S.T.E.M) so that all students may see themselves as scientists. For more information and to apply, please visit: https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/418683-29458.html EEO/M/F/V/D Posted on: 07/05/2016

Museum Education Specialist II

Maine State Museum Augusta, ME
The Maine State Museum in Augusta, Maine is advertising to fill a full-time Museum Education Specialist II position in the museum’s education division. The Maine State Museum is currently open five days a week; the position would be required to work some weekend and evening hours. The position is scheduled to begin September 6, 2016. The position is responsible for developing and implementing innovative, engaging, and relevant gallery experiences for a wide range of visitors. This position assists in training staff and volunteers; assists with the day-to-day operations of the museum public spaces and admission desk; and the development of special events. A well-qualified candidate is proficient in interdisciplinary, object-based teaching as well as interpretive writing, curriculum development, and the design of hands-on activities; knowledgeable of current inquiry-based pedagogy and teaching strategies; and has an interest in digital technologies and media for use in online and in-house interpretative projects. Individuals with a natural science and/or STEM backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply. For additional information about the position, visit the General Government Service Center website at http://www.maine.gov/fps/opportunities/ and click on the position “Museum Education Specialist II Full-Time (40 hours weekly).” Qualified candidates should send a resume, direct hire application, and letter of interest to Tammy Sturtevant, HR Generalist, General Gov. Service Center, 74 State House Station, Augusta, Maine 04333-0074, (207) 624-7415 or email applications to dafsdirecthire@maine.gov by July 22, 2016. Direct Hire applications are available at the General Government Service Center website. Posted on: 06/30/2016

Part-time Museum Interpreter

Concord Museum Concord, MA
The Concord Museum, in historic Concord, Massachusetts, seeks creative and dynamic individuals to join the museum interpretation team. Interpreters greet visitors, answer questions, monitor museum galleries to ensure the safety of the collection, give tours, and provide a friendly knowledgeable presence in the galleries. Opportunities to assist with public and family programs on weekends and holidays will also arise. Attendance at a minimum of two annual weekday staff trainings is required. The Concord Museum is open year-round, seven days a week. Qualifications: A strong interest in history, excellent communication skills, and exceptional customer service skills are a must. Experience working with the public and previous experience in a museum setting are desirable. High school diploma or equivalent required, some college preferred. A flexible schedule with weekday and weekend availability is required. This part-time position is perfect for college or graduate students, retirees, and others with a flexible schedule looking to be part of a dynamic team in a historic environment. Hours vary per week, approx. 5-20 hours per week, $10.00/hour Send a resume and cover letter to cm1@concordmuseum.org EOE Apply by date: June 30 Anticipated start date: July 15 Posted on: 06/15/2016

Museum Educator

USS Constitution Museum Boston, MA
Educators at the USS Constitution Museum work in a highly visible position that is essential to fulfilling the Museum’s mission of creating a positive, memorable experience where visitors can learn and connect to history. This seasonal position (July - October 31) is responsible for welcoming and providing exceptional customer service to our visitors; facilitating a range of hands-on interpretive programs for different audiences, and encouraging visitors to voluntarily donate to the Museum. As a part of the Museum Learning department, you will be trained in interpretation techniques, customer service, and USS Constitution’s history. Ideal candidates possess strong customer service, organizational; a mature and outgoing personality; and an enjoyment for interacting with members of the public. Previous employment or volunteer experience in museum education/interpretation or customer service positions is preferred. Full-time (Tuesday-Saturday) and substitute (on-call) positions are available. Interested individuals should send a cover letter and resume to jzanolli@ussconstitutionmuseum.org. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted. EOE. Posted on: 06/13/2016

Exhibits

Exhibits Manager

The Children's Museum of New Hampshire Dover, NH
The Children’s Museum of New Hampshire is seeking an Exhibits Manager. This position is non-exempt, hourly, 32 to 40 hours per week. Must be available to work on Mondays and occasionally on nights and weekends. The Exhibits Manager position requires a highly dynamic, collaborative, hands-on person with technical and problem-solving skills. The Exhibits Manager engages in creative exhibit development with a cross-departmental team of staff, designs, fabricates maintains and installs exhibits and related exhibit media. The Exhibits Manager will build exhibits in-house, must have experience with power tools, and have the skills needed to repair and problem-solve ways to improve exhibit function. This person needs to be creative, innovative, technically skilled and solution oriented. For a full job description and how to apply, visit our website at : https://www.childrens-museum.org/about/employment. Posted on: 07/12/2016

Head Prepator

deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum Lincoln , MA
The Head Preparator working under the supervision of the Deputy Director for Curatorial Affairs (DDCA) and Chief Curator (CC) is responsible for the installation and maintenance of all art in the museum building(s) and Sculpture Park, to include, special exhibitions, traveling shows, educational galleries/installations, and other projects as assigned. Additionally, the Head Preparator is responsible for the permanent collection, including its care, transport, framing, installation, and other tasks as requested by the DDCA/CC and Registrar, whether said projects occur inside or outside the museum building or campus. The Head Preparator and Associate Preparator work closely together and with the Curators, Registrar, Educators, artists, contractors and others as required to organize, plan, and execute exhibitions, artist installations, and educational projects. The Head Preparator holds overall responsibility for ensuring that all projects under her/his oversight are completed to a professional standard, in a safe manner, on-time, and on-budget. This position may require occasional weekday, with evening and weekend hours as needed to accommodate installation schedule. Please apply by August 5, 2016 Posted on: 07/06/2016

Guest Curator - 2017 Season - Special Exhibition

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

Carpenter

Plimoth Plantation Carpenter, MA
Plimoth Plantation is a 17th-century living history museum dedicated to telling the history of Plymouth Colony from the perspective of both the Pilgrims and the Native Wampanoag. Located in Plymouth, Massachusetts. For more information visit www.plimoth.org. 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 shaverstock@plimoth.org. Plimoth Plantation conducts background checks in order to insure the safety and well-being of the Museum’s staff and guests. This position is open until filled. Posted on: 06/06/2016

Potter

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

Exhibition Production Manager

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

Facilities

Event Supervisor

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

Site Sales Coordinator

Seacoast Science Center Rye, NV
The Site Sales Coordinator is responsible for growing the facility rental business area. This position is responsible for, selling, coordinating and overseeing the external rentals, building relationships with clients and vendors as well as all contracts and monies associated with all facility rentals. They will assist in the hiring of additional staff to support the rentals. This person will also assist with the logistics of Center events as needed. Go to http://www.seacoastsciencecenter.org/marine-mammal-rescue/about/careers-and-internships/ for a complete job description. Requirements: The successful candidate for this position must possess exceptional customer service skills as well as a solid background in sales and exhibit a professional demeanor. They must be extremely organized with the ability to troubleshoot in times of chaos. In addition, this person must have experience in Microsoft Office (particularly Excel and Word) and Google applications. Weekends and some weekdays on - site are required. Experience in NEON or comparable database software is preferred but not mandatory. Experience doing similar work is required. Physical Requirements: The Site Sales Coordinator must be able to work in a shared, close space as well as work outdoors for extended periods of time. The candidate must also be able to lift moderate to occasionally heavy weight above his/her shoulders and the ability to climb stairs. How to apply: Fax or email resume to Nichole Rutherford, Director of Advancement at 603-433-2235 or n.rutherford@sscnh.org by July 22. No phone calls please. Posted on: 07/05/2016

Museum Store

Shop Associate

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

Security

Gallery Guard

William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut Storrs, CT
The William Benton Museum of Art is seeking candidates for a part-time Gallery Guard. The Gallery Guards are responsible for the safety of the collection and for offering information and assistance to museum visitors. They are responsible for enforcing all museum security policies and procedures. The successful candidate must be outgoing, professional, dependable, and enjoy working with the public. Prior security experience or military service are preferred as is experience in a museum and CPR certification. This position is approximately 23 hours a week, Tuesday through Thursday, 9:30-4:45. This position is for no more than 40 weeks a year. Some occasional weekend and evening hours are required. Candidates should submit resumes with a cover letter and contact information for three professional references by email to or by mail to the Director, William Benton Museum of Art, 245 Glenbrook Road, Unit 3140, Storrs, CT 06269-3140 or by email to Benton.education@uconn.edu by August 12, 2016. UConn is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all its employees and applicants for employment. Posted on: 07/25/2016

Public Safety Officer

Museum of Science Boston, MA
Responsible for maintaining a safe and secure environment by being alert to potential threats through patrols and electronic surveillance, responding to emergency incidents, disturbances, and requests for assistance in accordance with the Crisis Management Plan and department policies and procedures. Responsible for maintaining smooth operation of garage entry and exit process, providing excellent customer service with garage operational issues and taking immediate and effective action to minimize service disruptions to staff, interns, volunteers, contractors, or guests. For more information and to apply, please visit us at: https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/424046-29458.html EEO/M/F/V/D Posted on: 07/12/2016

Public Safety Officer/Shift Leader

Museum of Science Boston, MA
As a Public Safety Shift Leader, They are responsible for maintaining a safe and secure environment by coordinating the activities of Public Safety Officers on the shift including but not limited to: ensuring staff are properly trained to perform daily shift procedures and operational tasks; responding to emergency incidents and performing critical analysis of the circumstances to determine when to involve the Director of Public Safety or Assistant Manager or Public Safety and take preliminary action to safe guard staff, volunteers, interns, guests, and property prior to the arrival of the Director of Public Safety and/or Crisis Management Team designee; monitoring the Skidata garage system and garage capacity report to coordinate efficient garage entry and exit process; and accounting of garage bank and daily revenue. For more information and to apply, please visit: https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/419552-29458.html EEO/M/F/V/D Posted on: 07/05/2016

Museum Security Manager

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

Gallery Officers

Peabody Essex Museum Salem, MA
Peabody Essex Museum is seeking candidates for several part-time Gallery Officer openings. Our professional security staff is responsible for safeguarding and providing assistance to museum visitors and staff within and around the museum complex. In addition, Gallery Officers are responsible for enforcing all museum security policies and procedures in order to protect PEM’s notable collections, exhibits, and property. Candidates must possess excellent communication skills, enjoy working with the public and uphold a professional attitude at all times. Training and uniforms are provided. The ideal candidate will have a degree in criminal justice or be enrolled in criminal justice program. Prior security experience or military service strongly preferred. Experience in a museum, cultural institution or non-profit organization a plus. Must have a valid Massachusetts driver’s license, be available to work at off-site Museum properties and be available to work weekend shifts. Interested candidates should submit resumes with a cover letter by email to jobs@pem.org or by mail to Human Resources, Peabody Essex Museum, East India Square, Salem, MA 01970. PEM is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Posted on: 06/02/2016

Visitor Services

Guest Services Ambassador

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

Digital 3D Projectionist/Multi-Media Specialist – Part-time

Connecticut Science Center Hartford, CT
The CSC 3D Digital Projectionist/Multi-Media Specialist is responsible for competently operating and maintaining state of the art 3D digital projector and its related technical auxiliary systems, theatre audio systems and other audio/visual support equipment for hourly show presentations and other special CSC theatrical events. The CSC 3D Digital Projectionist/Multi-Media Specialist also serves as the technical liaison/service provider for numerous internal and external high profile clients, providing them with logistic support, expertise and guidance, contributing to the successful operations of the CSC Theatre and all events that take place within it. To see full job description, please go to: https://www.ctsciencecenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/JD-DigitalProjectionistMulti-MediaPartTime-rev-071416.pdf To apply, send a cover letter and resume to HR@CTScienceCenter.org by July 29, 2016 and please reference “Digital 3D Projectionist/Multi-Media Specialist – Part-time position” in subject line. Posted on: 07/14/2016

Assistant Manager, Brick Market Museum and Shop

Newport Historical Society Newport, RI
The Assistant Manager assists with all operations at the Brick Market Museum and Shop, including high volume retail and marketing support; assists with the supervision and training of the visitor services staff, volunteers and interns; assists with the management of visitor services operations; leads walking and site tours and provides support to Newport Historical Society programming especially customer service, group tours, school tours and events. This position operates from the Museum of Newport History at the Brick Market, a highly trafficked public environment. For more information and to apply please visit http://www.newporthistory.org/careers/ Posted on: 07/12/2016

Visitor Services Representative (#208)

Museum of Science Boston, MA
Visitor Services Representative (Shift #208) Museum of Science, Boston www.mos.org SUMMARY STATEMENT: The Museum of Science is actively interviewing for enthusiastic, upbeat front-line Visitor Services Representatives who thrive in a highly trafficked public environment. Cash handling skills required. Professional maturity, excellent customer service and communication skills a must! This is a uniformed position that requires working during scheduled holiday periods and school vacation weeks due to increased attendance. For more information and to apply, please visit us at: https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/421426-29458.html EEO/M/F/V/D Posted on: 07/08/2016

Visitor Services Representative (Shift #203)

Museum Of Science Boston, MA
Visitor Services Representative (Shift #203) Museum of Science, Boston www.mos.org SUMMARY STATEMENT: The Museum of Science is actively interviewing for enthusiastic, upbeat front-line Visitor Services Representatives who thrive in a highly trafficked public environment. Cash handling skills required. Professional maturity, excellent customer service and communication skills a must! This is a uniformed position that requires working during scheduled holiday periods and school vacation weeks due to increased attendance. For more information and to apply, please visit: https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/421427-29458.html EEO/M/F/V/D Posted on: 07/08/2016

Museum Services Manager

Pejepscot Historical Society Brunswick, ME
Pejepscot Historical Society in Brunswick, Maine, seeks an experienced, detailed, outgoing, and creative individual to serve as Museum Services Manager for the Pejepscot Museum and Research Center, the Joshua L. Chamberlain Museum, and the Skolfield-Whittier House. The Museum Services manager assists with day-to-day operations including greeting and assisting guests, providing research assistance, managing volunteer tour guides and tour programs, processing mailings and maintaining donor records, and other duties as assigned by the Executive Director. Strong written, verbal, interpersonal, and technological skills are required. A background in historical research and an interest in local history are required; a bachelor’s or advanced degree in the humanities is highly desirable. Candidates must be willing to serve as needed in a small organization. This position is approximately 35 hours per week from May to October and approximately 24 hours per week in the off season of October through May. During the museum season, the Museum Services Manager works Tuesdays through Saturdays. During the off season, s/he works Wednesdays through Fridays. Some additional evening and weekend hours are required. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact info of three professional references to director@pejepscothistorical.org by July 29, 2016. A more detailed job description is available upon request. Visit www.pejepscothistorical.org to learn more about the organization. Posted on: 07/06/2016

Experience Coordinator

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

Seasonal Admissions

The House of the Seven Gables Salem, MA
As a key member of the Visitor Services team, Admissions staff interacts with guests to the museum while staffing the front desk in the Visitor Center. Under the supervision of the Visitor Services Manager, Admissions staff process tickets, organize tour times; communicate with guide staff, complete daily paperwork and answer guest’s questions regarding the museum, Salem and the surrounding area. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. The House of the Seven Gables is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity. Under no circumstances will The House of the Seven Gables discriminate against qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religious creed, retaliation, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender, disability, mental illness, genetics, choice of health insurance, marital status, age, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under applicable law. Please contact Melissa Reynolds, HR Manager, at mreynolds@7gables.org or 978-744-0991 ext. 111 Posted on: 06/15/2016

Seasonal Tour Guide

The House of the Seven Gables Salem, MA
As a key member of the Visitor Services team, Guides interact closely with guests of the museum while on tour. Under the supervision of the Manager and Assistant Manager, Guides deliver a scripted tour of the Turner-Ingersoll Mansion and Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Birthplace. Must be able to climb stairs and stand for long periods of time if necessary.Must be able to have continuous dialog for long periods of time if necessary. Please contact Melissa Reynolds, HR Manager at mreynolds@7gables.org or 978-744-0991 ext. 111. “The House of the Seven Gables is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity Posted on: 06/15/2016

Visitor Experience Manager

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

Visitor Service Manager

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

Museum Technician I

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

Volunteer Services

No Volunteer Services positions are currently available.

Other

Mellon Digital Projects Manager

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

IT Help Desk Technician

Museum of Science Boston, MA
Provide hands-on user support for day-to-day administration, maintenance, hardware, and software support of internal staff machines and services. Exhibit superior customer service, utilize problem solving skills, demonstrate appropriate judgment and flexibility, and properly track issues to ensure that Museum staff members are able to effectively use IT resources. For more information and to apply, please visit us at: https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/410534-29458.html EEO/M/F/V/D Posted on: 07/08/2016

Curator

Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities Cold Spring Harbor, NY
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Curator is responsible for all aspects in the management and interpretation of the Society’s collections, working towards greater public engagement through innovative changing exhibitions, scholarly publications, narrative-rich permanent installations, and related programs. S/he joins a core staff of nine, works closely with the Collections Registrar and the Society’s Curatorial Committee, and will collaborate with other key staff in the planning and implementation of special initiatives including historic house interpretation. The Curator also serves as SPLIA’s collections representative to subject-area researchers and collectors, educational institutions, historical societies and museums, and media contacts. The complete job posting can be viewed at www.splia.org Posted on: 06/28/2016

Collections Database Manager

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston, MA
The Gardner Museum is in an exciting digital phase that is focusing on providing comprehensive digital services and data asset management across the Museum including online and onsite digital interpretation experiences, data management and CRM. The Museum is now about to embark on a number of key strategic projects including a new Museum website, a major Access to Collections digitization project funded through a grant from the National Endowment for Humanities (NEH), and the development of new digital interpretation tools to enhance the onsite visitor experience. For full description and to apply: https://isgm.applicantpro.com/jobs/416615.html Posted on: 06/22/2016