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Administrative/Director

Executive Director

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

Executive to the Director/CEO

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

Assistant to the Director

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

Executive Director

Pilgrim Society & Pilgrim Hall Museum Plymouth , MA
Executive Director PILGRIM SOCIETY & PILGRIM HALL MUSEUM Plymouth, MA The Pilgrim Society and Pilgrim Hall Museum seeks a full-time Executive Director who will energetically further the organization’s mission to promote worldwide awareness of the Pilgrims’ significance as an enduring narrative of America’s founding. A Full-time salaried position reporting to the Executive Committee and Board of Trustees, the Director has complete authority/ responsibility for daily operations within the constraints of the approved budget. The Director supervises the development and marketing functions to ensure consistent growth of the museum, and manages all areas of operations, including administrative, educational, curatorial and financial. The primary staff liaison for Executive, Finance, and Nominating Committees, the Director also provides staff liaison, either personally or through delegation, for all other committees of the Society and is responsible for implementation of policies approved by the Executive Committee and the Board of Trustees. The Director supervises the Pilgrim Society’s Library & Archives, insuring that reference service is provided and has complete charge of all personnel matters. The Director is an active and visible representative of the Pilgrim Society & Pilgrim Hall Museum, speaking and writing about the Society and its mission; in particular, the Director acts as a liaison with Plymouth 400, Inc., and is responsible for ensuring content for the Society’s Newsletter and for the Website. Bachelor’s degree (advanced degree preferred) and experience leading a non-profit organization with similar mission. Send cover letter and resume, to: Search Committee, Pilgrim Hall Museum, 75 Court Street, Plymouth, MA 02360 PHall.Museum@gmail.com Posted on: 06/04/2015

Executive Director

Anniston Museum Complex Anniston, AL
The Anniston Museum Complex is seeking an Executive Director with the demonstrated ability to create and implement a compelling strategic vision to advance this unique cultural institution. The Complex consists of the Anniston Museum of Natural History; Berman Museum of World history; and Longleaf Botanical Gardens. Anniston is in the Blue Ridge area of northeastern Alabama, 90 miles from Atlanta. The Museum of Natural History collections include renowned dioramas of specimens from African and North American environments and an outstanding North American ornithology collection. The Berman Museum of World History houses over 6,000 objects in four major areas: North American military, emphasizing the Civil War; Deadly Beauty, showing eight centuries of rare and exotic weaponry; and World War I and II artifacts. Longleaf Botanical Gardens, in formative stages, is 60+ acres with a central activity center. The Anniston Museum Complex is a valued regional resource and municipal institution. The City funds two-thirds of the $2,000,000 budget, with FT and PT staff of 21. The Executive Director is a City employee, serving as Anniston’s Director of Museum Operations and reporting to the Museum Complex Board and the City Manager. The individual we seek will be energetic, forward thinking and strategic; will have ten years of related experience and a relevant advanced degree. Send resumes, inquiries and recommendations (email preferred) to: Freda Mindlin or Nancy Kaufman Opportunity Resources Inc. New York, NY 212-744-4409 search@opportunityresources.net Posted on: 05/22/2015

Museum Services Manager

Pejepscot Historical Society Brunswick, ME
Pejepscot Historical Society is seeking an experienced, energetic, 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, all located in historic downtown Brunswick, Maine. The Museum Services manager will assist with day-to-day operations of the museums, including opening and closing, greeting and assisting guests, providing assistance to researchers, managing volunteer tour guides, managing summer walking tour program, scheduling and coordinating group tours, and other duties as assigned by the Executive Director. Strong written, verbal, interpersonal, and technological skills are required. A background in historical research is also required; a bachelor’s and/or advanced degree in the humanities, along with a strong interest in the questions and issues involved in local history, is highly desirable. A willingness to serve as needed in a small organization is essential. This position is roughly 35 hours per week from Memorial Day weekend through Columbus Day weekend and roughly 24 hours per week in the off season of October through May. During the museum season, the Museum Services Manager will work Tuesdays through Saturdays. In the off season, s/he will work Wednesdays through Fridays. Some additional evening and weekend hours will be required. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and the names of three professional references to director@pejepscothistorical.org by June 5, 2015. Posted on: 05/20/2015

Executive Director

Rensselaer County Historical Society Troy, NY
The Executive Director provides engaged leadership and general oversight of operations and staff, and works closely with the Board of Directors to execute the organization’s dynamic vision. The Executive Director will also provide financial acumen, skills in development, Board engagement, external relations/community engagement and general oversight of operations and staff. The next Executive Director of RCHS will bring all or a unique blend of the following: - An ability to execute a mission-related vision to enhance the financial stability of the organization, and to conduct development activities to build the financial resources of the organization. The successful candidate will have development and grant writing expertise, skills in interacting with donors, community leaders, and a desire to attract and build a varied membership. We seek leadership with entrepreneurial skills to grow programs for the organization to serve as a dynamic center for cultural activities in the Capital Region. - A capacity to inspire, excite and energize internal and external constituencies as she/he conducts outreach activities in the community to build the organization, to enhance and direct its programming, to cultivate new members, and further to extend the presence of RCHS in the community and larger audiences on the web. - The Executive Director will bring mission-driven executive management skills with strong relationship building, marketing, museum awareness, and engaged leadership.. The Executive will have proven competencies, a track record of progressive leadership experience, and a passion for history. APPLICATION: Submit a resume and one page narrative indicating how the candidate meets the qualifications and experience requirements; include samples of any grant proposals (narrative sections only). Email to: admin@rchsonline.org. Posted on: 05/20/2015

Collections

Collections Processing Technician

Heritage Museums & Gardens Sandwich, MA
Description: Heritage Museums & Gardens seeks a Collections Processing Technician to assist with a collections cataloging project. This is a 12 month position. Duties include entering data into a collections management database and digital photography of objects. Send a résumé, cover letter, and list of three references to jmadden@heritagemuseums.org no later than July 15. No phone calls please. Qualifications: 1. One year of previous experience working with museum collections, including a working knowledge of collections management practices and object handling. 2. Experience with data entry, knowledge of PastPerfect software preferred. 3. Digital photography skills. 4. A high level of attention to detail and the ability to work independently. 5. Must be able to lift and move objects weighing up to 30 pounds unassisted. Posted on: 06/30/2015

Collections Processing Technician

Heritage Museums & Gardens Sandwich, MA
Heritage Museums & Gardens seeks a Collections Processing Technician to assist with a collections cataloging project. This is a 12 month position. Duties include data entry and digital photography. Candidates should have a working knowledge of collections management practices. At least one year working with museum collections and digital photography skills required, knowledge of PastPerfect a plus. Send a résumé and list of references to jmadden@heritagemuseums.org no later than July 15. No phone calls please. Posted on: 06/26/2015

Curator of Modern & Contemporary Glass

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

Curator of American Decorative Arts

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art 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 elaborate seventeenth-century chests to modern masterpieces of Marcel Breuer and Frank Lloyd Wright. The collection comprises examples of American furniture, glass, ceramics, and metalwork from the 1600s to the present. Distinguished areas of the museum’s holdings include: The Wallace Nutting Collection of Colonial American Furniture and Ironwork; the Samuel and Elizabeth Colt Collection of Firearms and Family Heirlooms; the Philip Hammerslough Silver Collection; and the Stephen Gray Collection of Arts and Crafts. 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, or equivalent knowledge and experience; and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a museum environment. Also required is a record of scholarly publications and exhibitions in the American Decorative Arts field. Skills and abilities required: in-depth knowledge of the American Decorative Arts field; excellent writing, public speaking, and communications skills; knowledge of the care of decorative arts; ability to work independently and collaboratively; and computer skills (Microsoft Office, and museum collections databases). Periodic travel for research, as a courier, or for development purposes also required. To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to: HR@wadsworthatheneum.org. The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Posted on: 06/22/2015

Chief Curator

Chrysler Museum of Art Norfolk, VA
Chrysler Museum of Art, encyclopedic museum of 30,000 objects spanning 5,000 years, seeks Chief Curator. Position reports to Director Erik Neil, serves on Executive Team, leads staff of 5 including curators; oversees budget of $500K–$1M/year. OPPORTUNITIES: Program newly expanded/renovated galleries; create, tour national exhibitions; oversee, expand renowned collection. Join collaborative organizational culture. Help establish institution-wide and curatorial visions. Live/work in East-Coast metropolitan area of 1.2M, including Williamsburg and outstanding cultural/historic attractions. Vibrant arts community, on Chesapeake Bay. RESPONSIBILITIES: Participate in setting museum-wide strategic plans, priorities, policies; grow/refine collections. Develop, tour, market exhibitions; research, publish scholarship. Serve as museum’s public face for exhibitions, collection-development. Manage curatorial department; maintain collegial cross-disciplinary working environment and approaches to exhibition selection/creation/interpretation. Participate in institutional fundraising. QUALIFICATIONS: PhD preferred, or MA plus record of scholarly exhibitions/publications. Five+ years’ senior-level curatorial experience. Specialty in either European Art (Renaissance-Modern) or Post-1945/Contemporary Art. Generalist with broad interests or expertise in 2+ areas of museum's collections (such as Contemporary plus Photography) desirable. Experience developing/implementing curatorial vision for museum or significant curatorial department. Ability to develop varied exhibitions from collections for in-house and travel; comfort with cross-disciplinary approach to exhibition development. Experience developing, caring for collections, creating collection-development plans. Commitment to engaging new/broad audiences. Enjoys talking about art to various constituents. Ability to manage staff, oversee budget. Skills to facilitate communication between departments. Experience providing grant/foundation-proposal content, donor cultivation. DETAILS: www.museum-search.com. APPLY: Email cover letter, résumé, salary requirement, names/contact information for 3 references by 7/27/15 to: SearchandRef@museum-search.com. EOE. Nominations welcome. Posted on: 06/17/2015

Curatorial Assistant

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

Curator

Duxbury Rural and Historical Society Duxbury, MA
The Duxbury Rural and Historical Society (DRHS) seeks a part-time Curator to oversee the preservation, exhibition and management of its three-dimensional objects collection, including fine and decorative arts, industrial tools and implements, archaeological material, and historic clothing and textiles. Curatorial responsibilities include: ensuring proper care and exhibition of objects; establishing and implementing conservation priorities; preparing the historic houses for public summer season; training house docents; developing and installing temporary exhibits; planning and implementing outreach programs to increase public awareness of the collections of the DRHS; and actively seeking donations of historical objects. This position is also responsible for proper registration of the collections, including cataloguing, accessioning/deaccessioning, loan agreements, and maintenance of the collections database. This is a year-round, 20 hour-per-week position, with very good flexibility and a lot of scope and potential. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in art history, museum studies, history or related field; advanced degree preferred. The ideal candidate will possess skills and experience in oral and written communications; he or she will be able to work independently, as well as with a small staff and sizeable volunteer base. Candidates should be proficient with all programs in MS Office, PastPerfect software, and have a basic knowledge of photo editing software, as well as social media (Facebook, Twitter). Work takes place in historic houses utilized as museums as well as offices. Outreach programs and special events may require occasional evening and weekend work. To apply, send resume and cover letter to Erin McGough, Executive Director, at emcgough@duxburyhistory.org. No phone calls please. Posted on: 06/08/2015

Development and Marketing

Copywriter

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

Marketing Manager

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

Special Projects Manager

The House of the Seven Gables Salem, MA
As a member of The Gables management team, manages projects that support key organizational initiatives as assigned by the Executive Director. The Special Project Manager plans and implements special projects and initiatives. Manages select special projects. Develops project work plans and budgets. Provides staff support to the Executive Director. Represents the organization in a variety of capacities. Assists with smaller phases of large projects led by other department managers and staff. Writes grants and/or participates in the grant writing process to fund special projects and programs. In conjunction with Special Events Manager, coordinates logistics associated with internal events. Applicants, as well as position incumbents, who become disabled as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case by case basis.The House of the Seven Gables is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity. Applicants for employment and employees are reviewed on their individual qualifications for a position. 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 978-744-0991 ext. 111 for any questions and/or submit resume and cover letter to mreynolds@7gables.org. Posted on: 06/25/2015

Director of Membership & Volunteer Services

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

Develop Assistant

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

Member Relations Officer

Museum of Science Boston, MA
The Member Relations Officer uses data analysis and database management skills combined with an ability to develop and execute innovative membership retention strategies to develop systems and processes to enhance the Museum of Science's exceptional membership relations program. This position includes coordinating the Museum's member outreach, fulfillment, and stewardship initiatives; using data to design and implement new strategies to increase member involvement, satisfaction, retention, and revenue; and developing a deep understanding and familiarity with our membership database including serving as the department database expert. To apply, please visit https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/233691-29458.html. EEO/AA/M/F/V/D Posted on: 06/19/2015

Graphic Design & Social Media Specialist

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

Manager of Individual & Corporate Memberships

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

Major Gifts Officer

Vermont Historical Society Barre, VT
Would you like to be a major gifts officer raising funds to preserve and share Vermont’s history? With the director of development, executive director and the development committee, you will identify major gift prospects and develop and implement strategies for cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship-meeting with people throughout Vermont and beyond. Please submit a letter of interest, résumé, and contact information for three references to: jane.campbell@vermonthistory.org. The full job description can be found under career opportunities at vermonthistory.org. Posted on: 06/08/2015

Member Relations Associate

Connecticut Historical Society Hartford, CT
The individual in this position is primarily responsible for the tasks essential to acquire and retain CHS members. Full details can be found at http://chs.org/job-internship/member-relations-associate/. The Connecticut Historical Society is a private, not-for-profit museum, library, research and educational center. Our mission is to connect you and the story of Connecticut. Founded in 1825, the Connecticut Historical Society houses an extensive and comprehensive Connecticut-related collection of manuscripts, printed material, artifacts and images that document social, cultural, and family history. Posted on: 06/01/2015

Membership and Development Associate

Concord Museum Concord, MA
The Concord Museum, in historic Concord, Massachusetts, seeks a highly motivated individual to join its staff as a full-time Membership and Development Associate. Reporting to the Director of Development, s/he leads the Museum’s membership program; supports major fundraising activities, including the Annual Fund; provides key administrative support for the Development Department, including database management and gift processing; serves as staff liaison to the Museum’s active volunteer program; and oversees the Museum’s special events and function rental program. This position is an excellent opportunity to join a fast-paced team environment, gaining hands-on experience and learning valuable career-building skills. The successful candidate will be detail-oriented, energetic, and have a sense of humor and willingness to take initiative. Excellent writing, database management, and interpersonal skills are essential. A Bachelor’s Degree is required, as well as ability to work weekends and evenings, as needed. For the full job description and to apply, visit http://www.concordmuseum.org/employment-opportunities.php. Posted on: 05/28/2015

Executive Director of Institutional Advancement

Woodstock Academy Woodstock, CT
Woodstock Academy’s Executive Director of Institutional Advancement, a key executive officer, is responsible for developing a culture of philanthropy and participatory support among Academy constituencies, and identifying and cultivating sources of transformative revenue. The position requires active leadership, interaction and collaboration with the Headmaster and senior staff, alumni body, faculty, staff, students, and the Board of Trustees. The Executive Director must be a strategic thinker who can design a multi-year plan to invigorate annual giving, expand planned giving, and achieve robust and clear major gift goals; recognize both the qualitative need to build and maintain relationships and the quantitative need to set monetary targets, effectively balancing both demands; rely effectively on salient data for planning and ongoing measurement of operation’s outcomes; be able to communicate its central mission, its value, and potential to an array of audiences; and ensure a unified message and optimized processes. The Executive Director travels extensively, oversees a staff including alumni relations, communications, other support staff, and work closely with the Academy’s Administrative Team and the Woodstock Academy Foundation Chair. Minimum qualifications: Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university preferred; over 8 - 10 years experience in fundraising and development for non-profit organizations; familiarity with independent school and/or town academy development operations; and capital campaign experience preferred; and demonstrated excellence in human relations. Submit employment application, letter of interest, resume, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to Woodstock Academy, L. Wajer, Human Resources Director, 57 Academy Road, Woodstock, CT 06281. Closing date: Until filled. EOE. Posted on: 05/28/2015

Development Director

Farnsworth Art Museum Rockland,, ME
General Description: Reporting to and working closely with the Executive Director, The Development Director is a strategic, energetic, and creative individual who will garner local, regional and national support for the Farnsworth’s mission by identifying and cultivating new donors, as well as stewarding existing relationships, while maintaining the Museum’s national profile. Utilizing excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, this individual will work closely with board and staff to significantly expand the donor base to support the Museum’s extensive cultural offerings and outreach activities each year. Responsibilities include planning, managing, and implementing the overall fundraising strategy for the museum to achieve its operating and strategic objectives. This individual leads the development staff and development committee in solidifying a strong foundation of enthusiastic contributors and ensure increased contributed income, planned giving and foundation revenue. The position is also responsible for developing and implementing a major gifts program designed to engage and cultivate new partners while demonstrating the sensitivity necessary to successfully engage and interact with high-level donors. Qualifications include a master’s degree in a related field or the equivalent in training and work experience. A minimum of eight (8) years of demonstrated success with increasing responsibility in non-profit fundraising, preferably with a museum or university is required. A proven track record of providing creative and innovative leadership in promoting and administering dynamic and diverse fundraising strategies as well as demonstrated success managing a creative, intelligent and hard working development staff to foster a highly effective and collegial work environment is essential. Please send cover letter and resume to employment@farnsworthmuseum.org Posted on: 05/13/2015

Education

Horticulturalist

Museum of Science Boston, MA
The horticulturalist is primarily concerned with providing a high quality visitor experience through maintaining and practicing High professional standards for the horticultural care and display of the Museum's live plant collection. She/he is responsible For the daily horticultural care of the plant collection ensuring a healthy aesthetically pleasing display of plants that meets the Needs of the Butterfly Garden as well as other Museum exhibits and programs. The horticulturalist assists in the training of volunteers and part-time staff. She/he monitors United States Dept. of Agriculture containment protocols and equipment Promptly reporting problems to the curators and the Facility Department. Monitors animal health and reports problems Promptly to the live animal curators. As a member of the Living Collections Dept. develops and presents plant/natural history Oriented interpretations and programs and actively engages visitors on these topics. In the absence of the curators the Horticulturalist becomes responsible of the operation of the Butterfly Garden. For more information and how to apply, please visit: https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/240571-29458.html EEO/M/F/V/D Posted on: 06/25/2015

Public Programs Coordinator

Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library Lexington, MA
The Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library is seeking a part-time Public Programs Coordinator. The successful candidate will be creative, self-motivated, enjoy working with the public and possess good attention for detail. Reporting to the Director of Exhibitions and Audience Development, the Public Programs Coordinator will work with museum staff to develop and implement programs for primarily adult audiences treating topics in American and Masonic and fraternal history. Duties include developing exhibition and collection related programs (lectures, workshops, seminars and tours), preparing grant proposals, working with Masonic groups and other organizations to increase awareness of Museum resources and programs and developing and delivering gallery tours and other presentations to visitors. Qualifications include MA in American history, museum studies or other appropriate field and two or more years related experience, or equivalent combination, experience with museum education and public programs, enthusiasm for American history and interest in learning more about Masonic and fraternal history, good writing skills, office computing skills and familiarity with social media, attention to detail, strong interpersonal skills, team-orientation and flexibility. This is part-time position; 15-20 hours/week with availability on Saturdays when programs are scheduled. $15/per hour; no benefits.To apply please send letter and resume to: Hilary Anderson Stelling, Director of Exhibitions and Audience Development, Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library, 33 Marrett Road, Lexington, MA 02421, hstelling@srmml.org. Posted on: 06/11/2015

Museum Educator & Lead Interpreter

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

Education Coordinator

Ogunquit Museum of American Art Ogunquit, ME
Part-time, Year-Round, 20 Hours/Week, No Benefits POSITION SUMMARY Advancing the mission of the Ogunquit Museum of American Art, the Education Coordinator builds awareness of the Museum in the community by operating the education program in a welcoming and inclusive museum environment. The Education Coordinator will work with partner organizations with no more than 30% of the time off-site. RESPONSIBILITIES Education Outreach- Under the guidance of the Deputy Director, continue to run established art education outreach programs with community partners. -Create and execute lesson plans based on the Museum's collection and exhibitions -Work with existing external partners to maintain a sustainable schedule all year long -Continue to provide programming to traditionally underserved populations -Create and manage a program budget Museum Programs- Under the guidance of the Deputy Director, maintain and evaluate a rich in-house museum education program. -Maintain established seasonal educational programs and activities that target different age levels -Explore opportunities to develop and coordinate other special programs and lectures throughout the year -Create and manage a program budget Other Duties Provide support and information for publications and mailings as needed Attend Museum events and exhibition openings Provide support and reporting for grants Other duties as assigned Ideal Candidate Qualifications K-12 Art Education Certification Experience will special needs populations Experience with learners across populations, ages and abilities Excellent communication and organizational skills Ability to work independently Ability to regularly travel to locations throughout southern Maine Software/Technology Skills Required: Microsoft Office; Google Apps; Digital Camera NO PHONE CALLS Email resume and cover letter to: npearson@ogunquitmuseum.org Posted on: 06/03/2015

Hall of Human Life Program Manager

Museum of Science Boston, MA
The Hall of Human Life Program Manager will be responsible for developing and maintaining training strategies for HHL staff and volunteer interpreters, and will oversee the daily running of the HHL exhibition. S/He will work closely with the HHL Manager to educate, inform, and motivate both staff and volunteers to ensure an overall positive, educational and fun experience for MoS visitors. The position requires the candidate to be enthusiastic about the science and topics that surround human biology, health and technology. S/he will engage in on-going information research with Museum staff and outside experts in order to assist in the development of new interpretations/programing and updating current interpretations in HHL. The successful candidate will have a passion for learning and teaching about topics to all ages and supervise and educate staff and volunteers. One weekend day and some holidays required. AA/EEO/M/F/V/D. Please visit https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/230159-29458.html to apply. Posted on: 05/28/2015

Museum Educator and Reservations Manager

Old South Meeting House Boston, MA
Old South Meeting House, a museum, historic site and active meeting place in downtown Boston, seeks an energetic educator with excellent interpersonal and organizational skills to teach interactive educational programs for school programs and tour groups, manage group reservations, and assist with other museum programming serving audiences of all ages. Qualifications include experience with museum teaching or teaching in other non-formal settings, ability to work effectively as part of a team as well as independently, dedication to excellent customer service in person, over the phone and electronically, attention to detail and experience working with database systems, and an interest in helping audiences of all ages to engage with history. Patience, sense of humor, and flexibility are key. Experience working with community partnerships and collaborations a plus. This is a 20 hr/wk job; weekday morning availability is essential, as most of our education programs are booked during school hours. Occasional evening or weekend hours may be required. Interested individuals please email resume and cover letter with subject line “Museum Educator Position” to Erica Lindamood, Education Director, at elindamood@osmh.org. Posted on: 05/22/2015

Living History Educator – Museum Programs Team

Plimoth Plantation Plymouth, MA
Plimoth Plantation, a bicultural museum, offers powerful personal encounters with history built on thorough research about the Wampanoag People and the Colonial English community in the 1600s. Interpret 17th-century life aboard Mayflower II, the 17th-Century English Village, the Plimoth Grist Mill and elsewhere (on the Museum grounds and offsite) as assigned. Foster a spirit of collaboration and cooperation in working with all Museum colleagues including volunteers, Museum Guides and tour guides. Through conversation and the exhibition of traditional crafts and domestic skills, interpret the daily life, history and intangible cultural heritage of the 17th-century colonists (Pilgrims) and the history of Plymouth Colony and Mayflower II to Museum guests. Proactively initiate engaging and informative interactions with particular emphasis on the origins and immigration of the Pilgrims and 17th-century encounters between Native and English people. Represent the past through the accurate, gender-specific re-creation of 17th-century religious, agricultural, martial, domestic, leisure and maritime activities. Learn and demonstrate mastery of all the entry-level primary and secondary sources and audio files provided as training materials for varied types of interpretation and performance. Bachelor’s Degree in the Humanities or Social Sciences preferred; or equivalent experience. Prior experience (an internship or paid or volunteer position) in speaking with the public, preferably in a museum setting, is preferred but not required. Email resume & cover letter to: Sue Haverstock shaverstock@plimoth.org . See website for job description www.plimoth.org/jobs. Posted on: 05/19/2015

Web Developer

RISD Museum Providence, RI
Be a part of the Museum of Art at the Rhode Island School of Design. The Museum acquires, preserves, exhibits, and interprets works of art and design representing diverse cultures from ancient times to the present. Distinguished by its relationship to Rhode Island School of Design, the Museum educates and inspires artists, designers, students, scholars, and the general public through exhibitions, programs, and publications.As an employer, RISD offers a supportive, collegial and inclusive work environment and a competitive benefits package. // POSITION DESCRIPTION: Provide leadership and direction in planning, developing, and maintaining the RISD Museum’s web environment; evaluate web site functionality; develop and oversee initiatives designed to increase access to the collections, programs, publications and exhibitions for a wide range of audiences; engage museum departments, staff, and technology groups/committees to gather information, and prioritize technology initiatives. // HOW TO APPLY: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For more information about RISD and to APPLY ONLINE and view all relevant qualifications, please visit our website at http://www.risd.edu/jobs. Posted on: 05/18/2015

Sacerdote Chair of Education

Nantucket Historical Association Nantucket, MA
The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) seeks an energetic and positive visionary to join its award-winning team as the Sacerdote Chair of Education. The NHA provides engaging educational programs serving Nantucket’s schools, youth organizations and community. The NHA Sacerdote Chair 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 rmiller@nha.org, 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: 05/13/2015

Museum Teacher

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston, MA
The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is currently seeking a diverse group of individuals who share a love for teaching and art to join the Museum Teacher Program. A strong interest in open-ended teaching approaches, love of learning, desire to work with people of all ages and backgrounds, and strong communication skills are essential. Previous museum teaching experience or knowledge of art history is not necessary. More information: http://www.gardnermuseum.org/about/employment/volunteering To rsvp for the information session, receive an application, or request more information, please contact Leah Kandel at 617 278 5147 or via email at lkandel@isgm.org. Posted on: 05/08/2015

Exhibits

Exhibitions and Collections Assistant

Portland Museum of Art Portland, ME
The Portland Museum of Art (PMA) is searching for an Exhibitions and Collections Assistant to work under the general supervision of the Chief Curator, to provide administrative support for the Exhibitions and Collections Division to ensure successful execution of curatorial and exhibition programs in support of the PMA’s mission. 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 http://www.portlandmuseum.org/about/employment . E.O.E. Posted on: 06/04/2015

Associate Curator / Curator of American Art

Portland Museum of Art Portland, ME
The Portland Museum of Art (PMA) is searching for an Associate Curator / Curator of American Art to be responsible for curatorial activity related to pre-1950 American art, including overseeing this part of the PMA’s collection; organizing special exhibition projects; pursuing acquisitions; and producing scholarly and written materials for a wide range of audiences. Work will focus on interdisciplinary and collaborative projects with museum staff, community organizations, and peer museums, and requires research and scholarship on American art. With an extensive collection and nationally renowned exhibitions, the Portland Museum of Art is the cultural heart of Portland. The PMA has significant holdings of American, European, and Contemporary art, yet its collection also highlights the rich artistic tradition of Maine. For position description with responsibilities, qualifications, and application instructions, please visit http://www.portlandmuseum.org/about/employment . E.O.E. Posted on: 06/04/2015

Facilities

No Facilities positions are currently available.

Museum Store

No Museum Store positions are currently available.

Security

Security Control Room Operator

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

Security Officer

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

Visitor Services

Visitor Services Staff at Heritage Museums & Gardens

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

Birthday Party Program Lead

Connecticut Science Center Hartford, CT
The Connecticut Science Center Visitor Services Department is looking for someone with energy, customer service/hospitality experience, and strong leadership and organizational skills to help grow its new Birthday party business by assisting with Program coordination, execution and supervision. The ideal candidate must be at least 18 years old and have some college experience and available to work Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Conduct science programs for up to 25 participants at a time, with or without an assistant. Supervise birthday hosts and on-call birthday staff during parties and other related duties and responsibilities as necessary. A background in customer service, event management or education is preferred. Science knowledge is a plus. Up to 16 hours per week; position is paid hourly. For full job description please go to www.ctsciencecenter.org . To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to HR@CTScienceCenter.org by Wednesday, July 1, 2015 and reference “Visitor Services Birthday Party Lead”. Posted on: 06/17/2015

SOUTH BERWICK, MAINE SITE MANAGER

Historic New England South Berwick, ME
The South Berwick Site Manager is responsible for the management and marketing of the Hamilton House and Sarah Orne Jewett House in South Berwick, Maine, and the Sayward-Wheeler House in York Harbor, Maine. The site manager serves as Historic New England’s liaison to the communities and operates the historic sites in conjunction with other Historic New England teams and within procedures established by Historic New England leadership. The primary goals of the site manager are to provide the greatest public access to the sites through initiatives that conform to site preservation standards and to meet the revenue and attendance targets set by the organization. The South Berwick Site Manager develops, promotes, implements, and evaluates innovative interpretive and educational public programs; manages the museum tour operation and museum shop; coordinates with development staff to identify and secure local funding; develops and manages site budgets; and assists with exhibition planning for the gallery in the Jewett House visitor center. The site manager is also responsible for the supervision of museum guides. Bachelors degree in a relevant field, preferably in American History, art or cultural history, historic preservation or museum studies; Masters degree preferred. Two years job-related experience required; four years preferred. Ability to work independently, solve problems, and multi-task. Familiarity with team approach. Requires excellent communication skills, word processing and spread sheet skills. Ability to drive and a valid driver’s license required. Send resume and cover letter to jobs@HistoricNewEngland.org Posted on: 05/15/2015

Part-Time Events & Visitor Services Manager

Old South Meeting House Boston, MA
Old South Meeting House, a museum, historic site, and active meeting place in downtown Boston, seeks an outgoing, responsible and dependable individual to assist in management of the museum on Sundays and Mondays, and for evening events. Assists with all aspects of museum operation on Sundays and Mondays, including opening and closing, maintaining a high level of visitor satisfaction, and supervising 2-3 museum assistants daily. Also includes additional time managing evening events, such as cocktail and dinner receptions, lectures, concerts, public forums, and wedding ceremonies. Responsibilities include: opening, operating and closing the museum; ensuring the security and safety of visitors, staff, and building during museum/event hours; cash management; interfacing with clients, caterers and visitors/guests; supervising event assistants and delegating responsibilities; working closely with clients, caterers and event staff to troubleshoot before, during, and after event. Reports to Visitor Services Director for museum operations and to Events and Marketing Director for events. Position is 25 hours a week plus additional evening events as needed. Qualifications: One+ year successful event management and/or visitor services experience. Demonstrated communication and customer service skills and enthusiasm for working with the public. Flexible, responsible, dependable and able to work well with others. Ability to coordinate multiple tasks and work effectively in fast-paced environment. Interest in American history. Must be available to work Sundays, Mondays, and some additional days including occasional Saturdays and evenings. To apply: letter and resume to visitorservices@osmh.org by May 25. No phone calls please. Posted on: 05/12/2015

Volunteer Services

No Volunteer Services positions are currently available.

Other

Digital Content Editor

Sterling & Francine Clark Art Institute Williamstown, MA
The digital content editor will oversee and update the Clark website on a daily basis; work to enhance the Clark’s search engine optimization; create video and still images to feed the digital media platforms; manage daily posts to the Clark’s Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram platforms; develop new materials for the Clark’s blog; coordinate messages, calendars, and schedules across on-site digital platforms; and collaborate with other departments to generate new materials and content for all platforms. Candidate will also oversee benchmarking and evaluation of all platforms utilizing Google Analytics and other related programs. College degree required, preferably in marketing, journalism, advertising, public relations, or communications. Must be willing to work flexible hours, including weekends and evenings. Photography and basic video skills necessary. Strong computer skills, experience managing social media platforms, knowledge of basic photo and video editing programs. Excellent writing and social media skills/experience. Successful candidate will be detail-oriented; able to juggle multiple daily work assignments; able to produce high-quality work on constant deadline cycle; able to learn new processes and programs quickly to adapt to changing technology. Knowledge of the Clark’s various database programs, including Kentico, Raiser’s Edge, Counterpoint, and Outbound is a plus, but ability to learn and master these programs is a necessity. Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, resume, salary expectations and the names of three references via e-mail to HumanResources@clarkart.edu or mail to Human Resources, Sterling & Francine Clark Art Institute, 225 South Street, Williamstown, MA 01267. Posted on: 06/17/2015

Museum Security/Facilities Manager

Colgate University Hamilton, NY
Reporting to the Director of University Museums, the Facilities and Security Manager is responsible for the operation of all facilities (Picker Art Gallery and Longyear Museum) and the direction and management of security (a comprehensive Museum protection plan for visitors, staff, objects and buildings) in their current facilities, and in anticipation of the Center for Art and Culture (CAC), designed by architect David Adjaye, located in downtown Hamilton, New York. Facilities: Effectively manage day-to-day operational aspects of utility, janitorial services, maintenance and grounds in collaboration with museum staff and the Facilities Department. Identify resources needed and assign individual responsibilities. Technical Data Systems: Demonstrate a mastery of technical systems and functionality that are most critical to the security of the museum(s) including, but not limited to, video surveillance, facility card access systems and content management systems. Compliance: Complete thorough investigations and reporting of all accidents, injuries, fires, property theft or damage, and any other incidents that may imply risk. Initiate investigations of theft, vandalism, or other security breaches/violations. Accurately and efficiently maintain all security related compliance standards as they relate to current and future accreditation guidelines. Special Instructions to Applicants: Colgate, an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, is committed to developing and sustaining a diverse faculty, student body, and staff to further the university's academic mission. Women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at www.upstatenyherc.org. Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/6qw5v8v Posted on: 06/03/2015