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Administrative/Director

Executive Director

Children's Museum in Easton North Easton, MA
With its founding executive director retiring after 25 years, the Board of Directors of the Children’s Museum in Easton seeks an executive director with a passion for children and their learning and the experience and skills to lead the organization into the next phase of its important work. The next Executive Director of the Children’s Museum in Easton will be able to lead the organization in innovative directions while holding true to its core purpose of providing creative, hands-on learning experiences to young children of all backgrounds and abilities. This position requires a leader with high emotional intelligence, a relationship-builder who can easily and genuinely connect with people and is astute at building strategic partnerships. Additional desired skills, experience and attributes include experience as a nonprofit or business manager, demonstrated success in raising funds, experience working with boards of directors, and strong social media and information technology skills. This search is being conducted by the Consulting and Executive Transitions team at TSNE MissionWorks with Transition Consultants Catherine Bradshaw. For the complete position profile and application guidelines please visit http://www.tsne.org/executive-director-childrens-museum-easton
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 12/08/2017

Director of Community Programs (part time)

Fairfield Museum Fairfield, CT
The Fairfield Museum is seeking an energetic, thoughtful, and visionary, part time Director of Community Programs to coordinate, cooperatively plan, and implement a new series of multi-sector, innovative and fun family and adult programs, art installations, and performances that will provide participants meaningful opportunities to delve deeply into their community’s identity and take an active role in creating a more inclusive future. The Director of Community Programs will convene and lead community planning groups; design and develop collaborative programming that gives voice to multiple perspectives; develop and sustain partnerships with regional arts, performance and cultural organizations; and oversee the delivery of programs, lectures, community forums, art installations and performances that advance the Museum’s mission to use Qualifications: The successful candidate will demonstrate broad and successful experience in facilitating and leading collaborative planning; implementing creative, diverse and dynamic indoor and outdoor programming that builds new audiences; experience in developing and sustaining relationships with community groups; have strong connections in the Connecticut and New York arts, education, and social service communities; demonstrate strong organizational skills; and be independently motivated and a strong team player. Bachelors degree and a minimum of 3 years of experience in a related field required. Mail or email a cover letter and resume detailing relevant work experience by January 26, 2018 to Director of Community Programs Search, Fairfield Museum and History Center, 370 Beach Road, Fairfield, CT 06824. Email: lreilly@fairfieldhs.org. No calls please. EOE. Position to begin in March, 2018
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 12/04/2017

Deputy Director, Museum Experience Group

Plimoth Plantation, Inc Plymouth, MA
This is an opportunity to work at one of the country's most prestigious living history museums. Operating on a remarkable property overlooking Cape Cod Bay, Plimoth Plantation brings the story of America’s early foundation to life for hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. The Deputy Director of the Museum Education Group (MEG) is a senior level position that provides leadership for the Museum’s living history exhibits and all MEG programs and activities - both onsite and offsite. This position is ultimately responsible for translating the Museum’s guest-first commitment into engaging living history experiences, dynamic interactions with collections, and captivating interpretations of the history of Mayflower, Plymouth Colony and the Wampanoag homeland. This position functions as a departmental manager, providing budgetary and personnel oversight; is a brand ambassador for Plimoth Plantation in the community, and participates on senior leadership committees. The position is responsible for developing, implementing, and critically assessing all content, training and programming relevant to the guest experience including Museum Theater, scripted scenarios, guided tours, experiential learning workshops, school and public programs, and community outreach efforts. BA/BS is required. Minimum of ten years experience and verifiable success in management in a busy, fast-paced environment ;preferably at a museum, park, educational, or other arts/cultural non-profit organization Excellent planning, organizational, financial and administrative skills essential. Programmatic leadership and demonstrated success in creating educational and entertaining experiences for guests and audiences. Please send cover letter and resume to: Sue Haverstock shaverstock@plimoth.org. See website for full job description www.plimoth.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 12/04/2017

Public Programs Coordinator

Edward M Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate Boston, MA
The Public Programs Coordinator is a member of the external relations team and provides support and assistance for development, planning, and implementation of public programs and government relations initiatives. The Coordinator performs research on actions, legislation, and government policy issues that have the potential to inform public program development. S/he provides support to and manages day-to-day administrative functions for the Director of Public Programs, working with departments across the organization to coordinate logistics for programs. S/he collaborates with the Director and other members of the external relations team, which also includes government relations, marketing, and communications, to assist with audience outreach by preparing mailing lists, contacting community partners and organizations, and other external entities. The Coordinator manages the program registration process, including inquiries and follow-up activities. The Coordinator assists with issuing invitations, preparing for, and managing the visits of elected officials, VIPs, and other special guests to the Institute. In collaboration with the Director of Public Programs, the Coordinator is responsible day-of-execution activities for public and special programs, including managing guests requests and feedback, training and stationing volunteers, briefing speakers on program details, and handling questions and requests from speakers. Please view full description here: https://www.emkinstitute.org/about/careers
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 11/30/2017

Assistant to the Executive Director

Hingham Historical Society Hingham, MA
Assistant to the Executive Director The Hingham Historical Society is looking for an Assistant to the ED who will provide effective support in a well-organized and timely manner. This professional will manage a variety of tasks and projects related to the operations, collections and mission of the Society, its museum, archives and historic properties. Experience in a humanities or arts nonprofit strongly preferred. This role carries the responsibility of acting in the director's absence. Responsibilities • Executes substantive projects on a variety of matters, producing recommendations, reports and memos • Develops and maintains an efficient, accurate documentation, scheduling and filing system • Interacts effectively with staff, volunteers, the board, donors and others • Organizes meetings and coordinates information dissemination • Maintains confidentiality in all organizational, personnel and research matters • Works closely in cooperation with the fundraising and development team • Acts with common sense and diplomacy in the director's absence • Manages queries and requests from email, phone, mail and social media • Using Quick Books, maintains the books, prepares payment requests and organizes monthly expense reports • Creates, updates, and maintains database and spreadsheet files • Organizes and maintains correspondence, including hard and electronic mass-mailings • Identifies and reports/troubleshoots operating problems, as appropriate • Takes and manages minutes, attendance lists, and follow-up actions, as needed • Maintains and tracks supplies and contractor information Requirements • BA and a minimum of 5 years professional work experience in a nonprofit business environment • Experience in office management systems, policies and procedures • Computer proficiency in Quick Books, PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook • Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize • Excellence in written and spoken English • Ability to monitor and troubleshoot office systems and applications • Self motivated with strong common sense • Able to act independently with a high level of professionalism • Proficiency in working with financial records in Quick Books • Ability to multitask and prioritize daily workload Compensation $40,000 annually. No benefits. Application Please send your resume and a writing sample to Alexandra Rollins director@hinghamhistorical.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: $40,000
Posted on: 11/29/2017

Leadership Transitions & Data Administrator

Arts Consulting Group Boston, MA
Based in either ACG’s Boston or San Diego office, the Leadership Transitions and Data Administrator (Administrator) will be a highly organized, detail oriented, and effective team member who will work closely with and provide operational and administrative support to the Leadership Transitions team. The Administrator will undertake an array of executive search-related administrative functions, a broad range of data entry and database management responsibilities, and special projects that advance the effectiveness and efficiency ACG’s Leadership Transitions practice. Reporting to and working closely with the Senior Vice President, Leadership Transitions (SVP), this individual will play a key role in maintaining applicant and resume database information critical to ACG’s operations, supporting the implementation of executive search and interim management processes. The Administrator’s responsibilities will span the cycle of an executive search, from proposal development through candidate placement. Please submit a cover letter and resume (electronic submissions only) outlining specific experience and demonstrable accomplishments to: Martin Bragg, Senior Vice President, Leadership Transitions, 292 Newbury Street, Suite 315, Boston, MA 02115-2801, email: administrator@ArtsConsulting.com. Visit artsconsulting.com for full job description.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 11/09/2017

Executive Director

New Hampshire Boat Museum Wolfeboro, NH
New Hampshire Boat Museum (NHBM), with a mission to inspire understanding and appreciation of the role New Hampshire’s lakes play in people’s lives, seeks an experienced and enthusiastic Executive Director to take it to its next level and to make a difference for the museum and its community. Located in Wolfeboro, on the shore of Lake Winnipesaukee, NHBM just marked its 25th anniversary and is undertaking a capital campaign to construct a new museum and increase its endowment. NHBM is family-friendly and offers experience-based learning opportunities for visitors of all ages. Through programs and changing exhibits, NHBM explores such diverse topics as the Native American experience; lakeside industries; the history and architecture of homes and boathouses; changing vacation patterns; lakeside camps; the lake environment; and transportation to and on the lake. NHBM’s collection of over 1,000 objects includes boats from major manufacturers and regionally made craft, boating accessories, a growing archival collection, and the Millie B, a replica of a 1928 mahogany craft that takes visitors on tours of the lake. The E.D. will lead NHBM’s strategic operation, provide creative visioning, and manage daily museum operations; work with Board to complete the capital campaign and open the new museum; serve as the public face of the museum; oversee small staff and large volunteer corps. Desire to work in a small museum and interest in marine history/US history/ecology desirable. Capital campaign experience a plus. B.A., minimum of seven years’ museum experience required. M.A. preferred. For full job description, contact Executive Search Consultant Gail Nessell Colglazier at gncolglazier@gmail.com. Nominations welcome. EOE.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience
Posted on: 11/09/2017

Executive Director/CEO

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum Auburn, NY
Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum (ACD), in Auburn, IN, a 20-minute drive from Fort Wayne, is seeking an Executive Director to lead this world class, award-winning, AAM-accredited Museum known for its outstanding collection of some of the grandest automobiles ever made and its popular education programs in the disciplines of STEAM. The Executive Director will recognize and embrace opportunities to expand ACD’s innovative programming, visitation and financial resources. She/he will be a skilled ambassador, strengthening community ties while building relationships globally. She/he reports to the Board, will manage 22 staff and the budget of $1.2 million and ensure ACD’s smooth operation. Candidates should have at least seven years senior-level experience at a history, science or related museum, excellent management and fundraising skills, be a strategic thinker and goal-oriented, have a marketing bent and appreciation of the Museum’s uniqueness and possibilities. Disciplined and collegial working style required. Graduate degree is preferred; educational or business sector individuals with an appropriate background will be considered. Full Position Description is at www.opportunityresources.net. Apply to Freda Mindlin or Nancy Kaufman, Opportunity Resources Inc., New York, NY at search@opportunityresources.net.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 11/08/2017

Executive Director

Penobscot Marine Museum Searsport, ME
The Board of Trustees is seeking an experienced, self-motivated Executive Director to lead the Penobscot Marine Museum located in Searsport, Maine. The director will be the public face and spokesperson for the museum; work with the staff and board to increase annual support as needed to sustain operations and facilitate new programs; refine and implement the museum’s vision for the future. The successful applicant will have experience in not-for-profit management, fund raising and collaboration. The museum comprises eight buildings on the National Register of Historic Places. Our assets includes one of New England’s largest display of historic boats, a nationally known maritime art collection and one of the largest archives of historic photographs in Maine. Send your resume to the Penobscot Marine Museum, Attn: Dianne Smith, P.O. Box 489, Searsport, ME 04974 or to diannesmith@pmm-maine.org. Resume reviews will start November 6th and continue until a suitable candidate is identified. The museum is an equal opportunity employer.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 11/06/2017

Executive Director

Stanley-Whitman House Farmington, CT
The Stanley-Whitman House seeks a creative, experienced, and organized professional Executive Director to provide it with dynamic leadership and oversight. The Executive Director will oversee and manage the strategic plan, mission delivery, and daily operations of the Stanley-Whitman House. Responsibilities include managing five part-time staff and 60 volunteers; assuring that institutional policies and procedures as well as professional, ethical and legal standards are met; furthering the preservation of the historic house, collections and archives; coordinating the maintenance and safety of the facility; managing programmatic, educational and marketing initiatives; and leading fund development efforts to ensure the fiscal health of the institution. The ideal candidate will have a sense of humor, a proven ability to build relationships, and a strong desire to work in a demanding non-profit museum and education environment. Previous experience in staff supervision, collection management, use of technology, and prioritizing projects as well as the ability to rapidly identify and address critical issues, respond to new opportunities, and prepare and present effective written and oral reports to donors and constituents. Strong leadership and interpersonal and customer service skills are critical to work effectively with a variety of constituents, including the Board of Directors, staff, community members, town officials, and neighbors. salary. The Farmington Village Green and Library Association (FVGLA) is the parent owner of the Stanley-Whitman House, the Farmington Libraries, the Memento Mori Cemetery and the Farmington Village Green. The Board of the Stanley- Whitman House Museum and its Executive Director oversee the operations of the Stanley Whitman House, the Memento Mori Cemetery and the Farmington Village Green.To learn more about the Stanley-Whitman House, please visit our website at www.stanleywhitman.org. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements via electronic mail to search@stanleywhitman.org:.The position is available on March 1, 2018. The Stanley- Whitman House is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: $35,000 - $45,000
Posted on: 11/06/2017

Director

Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum Nantucket, MA
The Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum is currently recruiting for a year-round Director position on Nantucket, MA. In this hands-on role, you will be able to work on many functions associated with the operations of a small museum, including researching, designing, and producing an annual exhibit; membership management; collections management; social media; fundraising events; and volunteer management. The ideal candidate will have strong writing skills, knowledge of Nantucket history, experience with museum software (PastPerfect), five years of experience working in a hands-on environment with minimal supervision, and have experience working with the public and volunteers. The Director and Executive Director work closely on many aspects of museum operation, so the ability to work as part of a small team is essential. To view the complete job description, please visit http://www.nantucketlightshipbasketmuseum.org/about/career-opportunities. To apply, please submit your resume to Andrea Wulffleff, andrea@nantucketlightshipbasketmuseum.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 11/01/2017

Collections

Chief Curator

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Bentonville, AR
Crystal Bridges seeks an innovative and collaborative Chief Curator with excellent leadership and management skills to lead the Curatorial Department as the Museum builds on its national reputation for collecting and presenting American Art. Partner with a talented staff presenting a robust exhibition schedule, education and public programs in an environment that thrives on cross-department teamwork presenting fresh perspectives on the visitor experience. OPPORTUNITIES: Play a pivotal role in setting strategies that shape visitor experiences, developing leading-edge future programming, building the historical and contemporary art collection, growing private funding, and cultivating donor and art-collector relations. Crystal Bridges’ breathtaking 201,000-square-foot facility is designed by Moshe Safdie and located in a park-like natural setting within the beautiful Ozark Mountain region of Northwest Arkansas. Open for 6 years, the Museum is growing and developing rapidly, piloting bold new initiatives with national and global impact. Visit: www.crystalbridges.org. REQUIRED: The Chief Curator must be a skilled leader and collaborative spirit who is committed to exploring the evolving relationships between art museums and their audiences. They will possess a supportive, flexible, and creative, risk-taking style that fosters teamwork and welcomes partnerships and innovation opportunities in a non-hierarchal work environment. Minimum 4 years’ experience leading a curatorial department, or other significant relevant administrative and organizational leadership experience. Knowledge of museum and curatorial best practices. Full position description, qualifications and how to apply at www.museum-search.com. Apply by 2/1/2018 to Dan Keegan and Marilyn Hoffman at searchandref@museum-search.com. EOE. Nominations welcome.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 12/15/2017

Development and Marketing

Governance and Stewardship Manager

The Trustees of Reservations Boston, MA
The Governance and Stewardship Manager is responsible for the strategy and execution of the organization’s relationships with its complex governance bodies, specifically the Corporate Trustees, Advisory Board and Chairman’s Council. In addition, this position oversees the Stewardship of our donors, and donor relations. Working closely with all gift officers, the Manager will write and execute materials needed for both general solicitation, acknowledgement and stewardship of all donors and members of governance to ensure a clear, consistent voice. The Manager is responsible for designing, implementing and coordinating institution-wide donor and governance relations and stewardship programs (such as stewardship mailings, Annual Report and more) to promote interaction with and recognition of donors and governance members at all levels. Please apply via our website at: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=18814&clientkey=A116ACB81F47E0050535F1FC4DA6EE15
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 12/07/2017

Digital Media Coordinator

Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum Ridgefield, CT
The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield, CT seeks a Digital Media Coordinator to works with diverse Museum departments—exhibitions, education, membership, development, events, and visitor services—who will actively organize and archive content and update The Aldrich’s newly redesigned website to ensure timely and accurate information is posted in a way to make the site dynamic, accessible, and engaging. This position will also schedule, develop, and format all e-newsletters across all departments, and create and manage a digital archive of all exhibitions, programs, and events. Responsibilities include formatting content for, regularly reviewing, updating, and maintaining the Museum’s website and online retail and ticketing platforms; developing online outreach materials, including monthly e-news, dedicated program e-blasts, press e-blasts and invitations, event e-invites, annual appeals, etc.; digitizing archival material as necessary to create a robust exhibition history for the Museum’s website. Must be fluent in Photoshop (InDesign and Illustrator a plus), with a strong understanding of optimizing media for the web, have effective written and verbal communication skills, as well as be exceptionally organized and good at problem-solving. The successful candidate will also demonstrate a commitment to the Museum’s mission, to working to advance its position within the museum field, and the ability to advocate effectively for the Museum and its goals in professional and social settings. Please send a cover letter and resume to: jobs@aldrichart.org, with the subject line “Digital Media Coordinator.” Qualified candidates will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 12/06/2017

Director of Development

Nantucket Historical Association Nantucket, MA
The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) seeks an entrepreneurial Director of Development to maintain and grow support from private and public sources, ensure the stewardship of donors, and actively build and manage a growing department. The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal and communications skills as well as strong computer and database skills, meticulous attention to detail, highly developed management abilities; proven track record in identifying and cultivating high-level individuals for major gifts; creative ideas for corporate partnerships, individual memberships, and events; and knowledge of planned giving. The Director of Development will report to the Executive Director and be a key member of the NHA’s Senior Management Team. Candidates with management experience in sales, marketing, and relationship management in a business environment are encouraged to apply. Knowledge of the Nantucket community is preferred. The Association offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits program. Cover letter should be submitted with a resume to Rebecca Miller, Nantucket Historical Association, PO Box 1016, Nantucket, MA 02554 or rmiller@nha.org. The Nantucket Historical Association is an equal opportunity employer.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 12/05/2017

Events & Rentals Director

Hingham Historical Society Hingham, MA
Opening: Events & Rentals Director The Hingham Historical Society is led by a volunteer Board of Directors and day-to-day operations are managed by a small staff that includes a Director, an Assistant and a part-time Registrar. The Society has a long-standing and vibrant relationship with the Hingham community and its visitors. Its headquarters is Old Derby Academy on Main Street. The Hingham Heritage Museum was opened in September with space to house the Archives and allow highlights of the collections to be exhibited both in shows and on permanent display. The Event Sales and Marketing Director will support income growth at HHS during a pivotal time in its history. The successful candidate must be a creative, energetic, efficient and effective. He or she is responsible for developing and managing the facility rental program, including planning and marketing. The Director will report to the Executive Director, and will work with other staff and a corps of loyal volunteers. Our preference is that the Director have an appreciation of local history and historical artifacts, strong social media experience and local community connections. Essential Functions: • Responds to phone/email rental inquiries, drafts proposals, secures contracts, and conducts site visits of the facility in a timely manner • Pursues leads and calls potential renters of the facility • Develops relationships with corporate and social planners • Executes rental events from start to finish with support from various museum departments • Assists the Executive Director and Board Treasurer in developing annual revenue projections, monitors monthly revenue, and reaches sales goals • Oversees orders for furniture rentals and audiovisual equipment from vendors • Assists in Society events (Lincoln Society Dinner, member events, exhibition openings, etc.), as needed • Maintains and coordinates the events calendar • Other as appropriate Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and a minimum 2 years’ experience in sales/marketing/ management experience, as related to special events, weddings, and/or catering • Computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, WWW, various databases) • Experience working in a nonprofit organization with a strong reliance on volunteerism • Exceptional attention to detail, common sense, and a can-do attitude • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Ability to be both assertive and tactful • Highly creative with the ability to generate and follow through on new ideas • Willingness to work at night, on weekends, or as otherwise requested Compensation: To be determined No benefits Other: The person hired must be able to lift 30 pounds. He or she assists setting up and taking down event components occasionally. Ballroom Rental fees range from $500 - $3,000 depending on the time and day of the week. Member & Non-Profits, 35% discount. To Apply Please send a thoughtful letter and your resume to Alexandra Rollins, Executive Director [director@hinghamhistorical.org].
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Contract
SALARY RANGE: depending on ability
Posted on: 11/29/2017

Coordinator of Marketing and Communictions

Hingham Historical Society Hingham, MA
Coordinator of Marketing and Communications HHS seeks a dynamic, creative, entrepreneurial marketing and communications professional to increase the visibility and stature of the Society, its properties and programs, with the goal of increasing long-range attendance and revenue. The person will manage and implement a comprehensive communications effort, including brand development and web presence, advertising, media relations, cross-marketing partnerships, and printed materials. In addition, he or she will have the demonstrated ability to devise innovative marketing strategies, provide thoughtful leadership around all aspects of marketing, public relations, and communications. This position will work with a small leadership team that includes Board members and volunteers to develop and implement innovative communications and marketing strategies for raising HHS’s profile locally and regionally. This position will develop, manage, and implement a comprehensive communications and marketing program; manage social media and the website, including e-commerce; plan, buy, and manage advertising. This person will write and distribute press releases; pitch stories that advance the mission; serve as spokesperson and chief media contact; and oversee implementation of branding initiatives and standards. He or she will assure a strong, consistent, and positive presence with our community, our constituents and our members, working seamlessly with volunteers and staff. Reporting the Executive Director, this is a new half-time position. Key skills are initiative, collegiality, creativity, responsibility, top standards, strong ambition, and a focus on quality and continuous improvement. Knowledge of cultural nonprofit organizations and fund raising basics is preferred. Responsibilities Marketing Management • Direct advertising and promotions programs, including the development of media relations and creative strategies to promote exhibitions, public programs, and events • develop creative social media strategies and manage implementation • manage contractors for design, web, photography and social media, and manage marketing volunteers and interns • Manage, prioritize, write and/or develop content for museum publications, website updates, Facebook, E-newsletters, advertisements, TV and radio ads, billboards, museum signage, and miscellaneous editing and graphic design requirements • Work with input from volunteer committees to market ongoing public programming and exhibits • Attend museum events and programs, outreach events, including some evening and weekends • Oversee / direct marketing outreach events and admission-driving events Communications • Act as a representative for the institution in the media and at appropriate events, preparing staff and volunteers as appropriate, and representing the institution on various community committees • Implement brand identity in communications, including print and electronic media, promotional materials and signage – ensuring a consistent and engaging message to all constituencies • Provide excellent communication with staff and volunteers to ensure a well-informed, timely, and consistent message Public Relations • identify media opportunities for raising HHS’s stature locally and regionally • Identify and pitch stories that advance our mission and vision Administration • Develop, maintain, and manage an annual marketing expense budget • Report and strategize on communications and marketing objectives and achievements to/with the Institutional Advancement Committee of the Board • Oversee the utilization of the museum’s mailing database and the growth of the email databases, and maintain photo library and project files pertinent to the position • Oversee gathering, analyzing and using data on guests and identify key market segments Qualifications • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in English, Business, History, Communications or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience • 2-3 years of progressively responsible experience in the communications field with a proven track record • Experience working with and developing relationships with volunteers in a nonprofit organization • An excellent communicator, writer and speaker who has the ability to communicate to a broad constituency effectively • strong writing, copy-editing and technology skills • Graphic design and photography skills are preferred • Demonstrated ability to be creative and entrepreneurial • Strong project management, planning, and organizational skills • Attention to detail and deadlines • Demonstrated ability to build consensus in a team-based environment • Ability to prioritize and work on simultaneous projects in a fast-paced environment • Willingness to pitch in where necessary and to conduct, facilitate, and participate actively in meetings • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, Constant Contact, Acrobat, and various databases • Other duties as assigned • Must be able to get to off-site functions and events • The successful candidate will have a clear understanding of museum, archives and non-profit codes of ethics • must be able to lift 20 pounds Compensation: $20,000/year for 20 hours/week. No benefits. How To Apply: Current writing samples, a cover letter, and the names of three references should be submitted with a resume to Alexandra Rollins, Executive Director. [director@hinghamhistorical.org; 781-749-7721 x104]
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $20,000
Posted on: 11/29/2017

External Affairs Director

Mystic Museum of Art Mystic, CT
The External Affairs Director (EAD) serves as MMoA’s chief fund raising officer and is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all of the Museum’s fundraising including the major gifts program, annual fund, planned giving, special events and capital campaigns, and develops the strategy for donor cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship. The position is a key member of the senior management team, reports to the Executive Director and works closely with him, the Board of Directors, and other museum staff in all development and fund raising activities. The EAD will also be responsible to build & execute integrated, institutional marketing and development plans cross-departmentally for greatest success for the MMoA with primary goals of audience development, strategic business development with integrated marketing activities to align corporate brands and heighten our profile and build development revenue. Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Erika Neenan at ENeenan@mysticmuseumofart.org. Please visit the Museum website to read the job description and qualifications in full https://www.mysticmuseumofart.org/support/careers-2/
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 11/27/2017

Development and Marketing Associate

Cyrus Dallin Art Museum Arlington, MA
The Development and Marketing Associate will play a key role in helping the museum raise the funds necessary to fulfill its mission and build support for the museum in the business and cultural community. This position entails two primary responsibilities: help develop, manage, and grow a new “Friends of the Dallin Museum” stewardship program and produce the Museum’s bi-annual newsletter The Scout. The Friends of the Dallin Museum will comprise a group of 5-10 supporters (ie. Dallin family members, business and community leaders) who will work with the Board of Directors in an advisory and fundraising capacity. The Associate will be responsible for managing the logistics of one annual meeting, coordinating communications with members, and developing a plan for the growth of this stewardship program. Responsibilities related to the newsletter include content development, design, and production. The Associate will also seek out newsletter sponsors and new avenues for distribution across multiple platforms. This position is approximately 5 hours per month (10 hours during months with a newsletter deadline). The Associate will work closely with the Museum’s Director/Curator and Board of Directors. Requirements: Excellent oral and written communication skills; experience with museum fundraising and donor cultivation; experience with digital and print marketing and advertising; and proficiency with graphic design software.Please send letter and resume to Heather Leavell, Director/Curator at hleavell@dallin.org by January 8, 2017.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $15/hr
Posted on: 11/27/2017

Major Gifts Officer

Gore Place Waltham, MA
The Major Gifts Officer at Gore Place will have overall responsibility for all activities related to the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major and planned gifts. Candidates should be talented relationship builders with a passion for the mission and the ability to serve as an effective ambassador for Gore Place. Duties will include planning and managing the goals of a major gifts plan, working with the board and the staff to identify and cultivate sources of funding, and playing a lead role in individual meetings with donors and prospects as well as cultivation and recognition events. The Major Gifts Officer will support development staff with annual fund and membership solicitations, work with the marketing manager to prepare marketing materials, participate with the staff to plan and implement programs, events and tours and be available for weekend and evening museum activities. Required qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited educational institution and 3-5 years of experience with a proven record of accomplishment that demonstrates passion and personality for relationship building. Candidates should have strong interpersonal skills, effective written, listening and oral communication skills, legible handwriting, good organizational and planning skills and the ability to work independently and take initiative. Requirements include knowledge of MS Office and the willingness to learn Giftworks donor database program. To apply, please send a resume and a cover letter to: susanrobertson@goreplace.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 11/17/2017

Manager of Membership Operations

The Trustees of Reservations Boston, MA
The Trustees is seeking a technology expert who takes initiative to solve problems and thinks strategically to manage the database and systems for the Membership and Marketing efforts. This position will provide direction and oversight for the systems and databases which support the membership and marketing program including all direct marketing and membership acquisition campaigns. The primary responsibility will be to maintain a robust system that produces high quality information used to engage our core constituents. Additionally, the Manager will maintain and manage the system which serves as the database of record for members and donors and provides the insight we need in order to effectively understand our key constituents. The Manager will produce reports, statistics and lists which can help expand our knowledge. This database also works in tandem with a point-of-sale and online system where onsite and online transactions take place. These systems are integrated into Membership operations. This position will also work closely with the marketing and communications department to create a strategy for evaluating, tracking, and reporting on audience and membership statistics. To apply and for more information about this position please visit: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=18312&clientkey=A116ACB81F47E0050535F1FC4DA6EE15
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 11/16/2017

Donor Relations Manager

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art Hartford, CT
The Donor Relations Manager is responsible for designing, implementing and coordinating comprehensive donor relations and stewardship programs that promote interaction with and recognition of donors at all levels. The Donor Relations Manager must sustain positive and mutually-rewarding relations between the museum and its donors; partner with the Director of Development to determine the best strategies for effective stewardship of donors; maintain ongoing and active networking with internal and external constituencies; and advise on the facilitation of recognition events and coordinate various activities for donor societies. Bachelor’s Degree in Humanities, Business, English, Communication, or related field. Three to five years’ experience, preferably in a non-profit organization in development, stewardship, or advancement services. Previous experience working with donors is mandatory, as well as experience writing correspondence; and experience with donor databases and prospect tracking systems. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Highly organized with the ability to prioritize multiple requests. Collegial, collaborative style with strong people skills; outgoing personality and great telephone “presence”. Knowledge of prospect research tools and strategies; industry trends and technology. Proficiency in Word and Excel, and for utilizing Microsoft Outlook; as well as data entry, and reporting using Tessitura or Raiser’s Edge. Flexibility for evening/weekend work is required; some travel may be required. Please send their resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to: Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Attn: HR Department, 600 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103 Or Email HR@wadsworthatheneum.org. Deadline for applications: December 11, 2017. The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 11/13/2017

Leadership Gifts Officer

The Preservation Society of Newport County Newport, RI
LEADERSHIP GIFTS OFFICER The Leadership Gift Officer is responsible for the generation of major gifts in the $25,000 to $1,000,000 range from individuals in support of the Preservation Society’s highest organizational priorities. Work with the Director of Development and CEO to develop and manage a portfolio of major gift prospects; develop and execute solicitation strategies; identify cultivation and events for major donors; engage volunteers and trustees in major donor cultivation and solicitation; work toward a goal of 50 major donor solicitations per year. Develop and manage an active portfolio of 100+ qualified major gift prospects, developing appropriate individual solicitation strategies for each prospect. Formulate and implement solicitation strategies for each prospect utilizing appropriate moves management techniques. In conjunction with Development staff, maintain a comprehensive prospect and donor “moves management” system in Raiser’s Edge as it relates to the major gifts program. Create robust solicitation strategies in collaboration with volunteer solicitors and staff. Qualifications include Bachelor’s Degree ;7+ year’s successful experience in Major Gifts fundraising; Ability and willingness to travel on a regular basis. . For complete listing of job description and qualifications, please visit http://www.newportmansions.org/about-us/employment/available-jobs To apply for a position, email a cover letter and resume with contact information for professional references, to humanresources@newportmansions.org, or mail to Human Resources, 424 Bellevue Avenue, Newport RI 02840.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 11/01/2017

Head of Communications and Marketing

Yale University New Haven, CT
Reporting to the Deputy Director for Advancement and External Affairs, the Head of Communications and Marketing is responsible for developing strategic communications plans to build awareness about the Yale Center for British Art, including collections, exhibitions, programs, and resources, as well as to increase visitation from target audiences. Working with colleagues, this position will identify specific audiences, determine and execute a strategy for reaching them, and implement ways to grow and diversify such audiences. The position will create an integrated marketing and communications strategy to deliver the institution's key messages across multiple platforms, including print and online to the general public, as well as university and scholarly communities nationally and internationally. This position collaborates with Yale's Office of Public Affairs and Communication to promote and support the Center's overall mission. To read the full job description, please visit http://bit.ly/2gDkqRK. Required: Bachelor’s Degree in English, Journalism, Communications, or a related field and four years of experience in public relations, journalism, newspaper writing, editing, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Preferred: Five years of successful communications and marketing leadership responsibility. Experience with content management systems. Demonstrated ability with public speaking and presentation to the media. Master's degree in art history or journalism/communication. Experience working in a Museum, University, or Non-profit organization. Experience with Drupal, Bede works, and HTML editing. Application: For more information and immediate consideration, please apply online at http://bit.ly/2gDkqRK. AA/EEO – M/F/Disability/Veteran
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: DOE
Posted on: 11/01/2017

Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator

Armenian Museum of America Watertown, MA
Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator The Armenian Museum, located in Watertown, MA is seeking a Public Relations and Marketing Coordinator with technical skills across new media platforms to help us promote our new identity program, exhibitions, and special events. In this role, he/she will implement strategies in innovative ways to attract new audiences into the Museum and connect with the larger cultural community. By implementing creative social media strategies as well as using traditional PR and Marketing tools, we are looking for a motivated self-starter to help us increase presence across the northeast and the US. The successful candidate must possess excellent communication and organizational skills and be somewhat flexible to oversee events that are scheduled outside of the normal workday calendar. 5 years’ experience in similar capacity desired. Competitive salary offered. Armenian Museum of America, Inc. 65 Main Street – Watertown, MA 02472 Executive Director: 617 926-2562 ext. 7 berjc@armenianmuseum.org www.armenianmuseumofamerica.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 10/30/2017

Education

Anchor Watch Overnight Program Educator

Mystic Seaport Mystic, CT
This position provides hands-on engaging programming for scout and other youth groups who sleep overnight at Mystic Seaport on weekends. The Anchor Watch program provides an exciting overnight experience for youth groups aboard the full-rigged ship the Joseph Conrad. For a description of Anchor Watch programs and a typical schedule, visit http://www.mysticseaport.org/learn/youth/anchor-watch/. This position is a weekend seasonal job starting March 5, 2018 through June 4, 2018. Hours range from 13 hours to 27.5 hours per weekend during this time. For the full job posting and to apply, please visit http://www.mysticseaportmuseuminc.appone.com.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 12/07/2017

Ship to Shore Overnight Program Educator

Mystic Seaport Mystic, CT
This position provides hands-on engaging programming for school groups who sleep overnight at Mystic Seaport during the week. The Ship to Shore overnight program provides an exciting overnight experience for youth groups aboard the full-rigged ship the JOSEPH CONRAD. For more information about the Ship to Shore overnight program, visit http://www.mysticseaport.org/learn/k-12-programs/ship-to-shore/ This position is a seasonal job during the week starting March 5, 2018 through June 4, 2018. Hours range from 15 hours to 35 hours per week during this time depending upon program bookings. For the full job posting and to apply, please visit http://www.mysticseaportmuseuminc.appone.com.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 12/06/2017

Curator of Paintings and Sculpture

Smith College Northampton, MA
Position Summary: PRIMARY FUNCTION(S): Oversee, steward, and develop SCMA’s collection of American and European paintings and sculpture made before 1950. Duties and Responsibilities: DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Serve as an intellectual authority on, and assume a full range of curatorial responsibilities for, the Museum’s activities related to paintings and sculpture made before 1950. Responsible for the installation, interpretation, documentation, and growth of the collection of paintings and sculpture; proposing and executing temporary exhibitions as well as serving as an in-house curator for traveling exhibitions from other institutions; initiating research on acquisitions, loans, and the permanent collection; fielding public inquiries; representing the department on Museum and College committees. Work within a team environment, and supervise project-based research assistants and student interns. Promote dialogue, engagement, and collaboration both within the Museum and beyond. Work with SCMA’s senior leadership to cultivate prospective donors, foundations, and related entities to support the activities of the department as well as the growth of the collections. Qualifications: MIMIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education/Experience: Master’s degree in art history or a closely related field plus a minimum of three years of collection-based curatorial experience or an equivalent combination of education/experience; Ph.D. in art history preferred. Skills: Independent and self-directed, with the ability to take initiative, anticipate actions needed, and to exercise discretion and independent judgment. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Demonstrated ability to be an effective collaborator both within the Museum and the larger College community. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively to diverse audiences. Proven record of scholarly research and knowledge of the history of European or American paintings and sculpture 1800 to 1950. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks, set priorities, and meet deadlines Additional Information: Smith College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 12/05/2017

Education Program Assistant

Yiddish Book Center Amherst, MA
The Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Massachusetts, seeks an energetic, experienced, full-time Education Program Assistant to provide administrative support for its expanding educational opportunities for youth and adults. Position description The Education Program Assistant provides essential support to staff and faculty for the a full calendar of dynamic educational programs throughout the year. Periodic weekend/evening work required. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: coordinating program admissions and registration; assisting with program marketing and publicity; arranging travel and lodging for students and faculty; responding to inquiries about educational programs, Handling program related logistics; maintaining participant databases and files; scheduling interviews and meetings; coordinating events and calendars; other tasks as assigned. Qualifications Required: BA degree; excellent written and oral communication and organizational skills; attention to detail; commitment to program mission; proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and electronic communications; flexibility and sense of humor; valid driver’s license and safe driving record Preferred: knowledge of educational programs and environment; familiarity with local academic institutions and Jewish community; familiarity with modern Jewish history and culture To apply, send cover letter, resume, and contact information for two references to Gretchen Fiordalice, director of education administration, gfiordalice@yiddishbookcenter.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: Competitive salary and benefits.
Posted on: 11/29/2017

Historical Roleplayer

Strawbery Banke Museum Portsmouth, NH
Using Strawbery Banke’s buildings, collections, and landscapes, a Historical Roleplayer helps museum visitors connect their experiences and memories to the past through the portrayal of an individual living during a particular period in Portsmouth history. She/he uses a variety of approaches to communicate historical information, with a focus on providing an outstanding visitor experience. Duties and Responsibilities: Conduct conversations with visitors of all ages, interests, abilities, and backgrounds to bring about new understandings of history and themselves; Develop in-depth knowledge of historical periods and individuals interpreted on site; Care for heirloom plants within a historical greenhouse and landscape; Utilize 19th century gardening techniques and become familiar with identifying plants appropriate to 19th century Victorian garden design; Assist in protecting the safety of visitors and the security of museum collections. Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts degree; coursework in horticulture, history, art history, museum studies, anthropology, or education preferred; - or - Combination of education, training, and experience that demonstrates equivalent proficiency; Knowledge of and interest in American history, botany, gardening, or related topics; Excellent public speaking skills and ability to work enthusiastically with audiences of all ages, abilities, and cultural backgrounds; Experience in acting, theatre, or improvisation; Ability to read, remember, and transmit accurate content according to interpretive goals. This is a seasonal position (May – October) and weekend work is required. Must be willing to work indoors and out, in all weather conditions, while dressed in accurate historical garments. To apply, send cover letter and resume to: Kylee Noga, Human Resources Coordinator, knoga@strawberybanke.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 11/29/2017

Adult ESL Instructor

The House of the Seven Gables Salem, MA
An English as a Second Language (ESL) instructor works to improve the listening, speaking, reading and writing skills of adult students from different language backgrounds that are at the beginning and intermediate levels of English proficiency. Teach students English vocabulary, grammar, reading, writing, speaking and comprehension skills. Prepare lesson plans based on students’ current capabilities and syllabus goals. Reflect on success of lessons, and make suggestions for improved lesson delivery, student groupings and classroom management. Accept feedback and incorporate suggestions for an effective and positive learning opportunity. Serve as liaison between students and Gables management. Maintain accurate records for daily attendance and student performance for an adult classroom of approximately 10-22 adult students. Notify Gables manager of classroom material needs (for example, pencils, pens, art supplies, books for children/adult students, snacks).Obtain contact information from all students in order to develop a contact list to be used in case of class cancellations, emergency situations, etc.Accept feedback and incorporate suggestions for an effective and positive learning opportunity. The House of the Seven Gables is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with anti-discrimination law, it is the purpose of this policy to effectuate these principles and mandates. The House of the Seven Gables prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetic information. Contact Melissa Reynolds at mreynolds@7gables.org or 978-744-0991
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 11/27/2017

Manager of Studio Class Programs

Worcester Art Museum Worcester, MA
Worcester Art Museum seeks a full-time Manager of Studio Class Programs to manage, plan, and promote the studio class programs in a way that highlights the WAM collection and fulfills participation and revenue goals. Reporting to the Senior Curator of Education and Experience, the Manager of Studio Class Programs will oversee, evaluate, and direct the curriculum of studio art classes and associated programs. The Manager of Studio Class Programs will create and manage studio-related initiatives for audiences in keeping with the Museum’s strategic plan, goals, budget, and vision and evaluate the programs. The Manager also oversees the scholarship program for both youth and adult audiences including cultivating a scholarship referral network, producing progress reports and evaluating participation. This position supervises staff, faculty, interns, and volunteers and oversees the resources, exhibitions, and spaces in the Higgins Education Wing including the computer studio. Excellent writing and interpersonal skills are required, as are the ability to meet deadlines and handle multiple projects. MA in art, art education, or a related field or equivalent in teaching experience is also required. One to three years of teaching or museum background preferred. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of art education, trends and age-specific developmental requirements for youth art education and experience with Massachusetts Arts Curriculum Framework. Knowledge of and experience with instructional technology including apple computers preferred. Knowledge of art the Museum’s collection is a plus. Qualified candidates should submit cover letter and resume to humanresources@worcesterart.org or to Marquita Dulan, Director of Human Resources, Worcester Art Museum, 55 Salisbury St., Worcester, MA 01609-3123. The Worcester Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 11/17/2017

Coordinator of Adult and Student Tours and Teacher Programs

New Britain Museum of American Art NEW BRITAIN, CT
JOB DESCRIPTION:Work collaboratively with Museum staff, docents, and volunteers to support the interpretation of the permanent collection and special exhibitions through Pre K-college school programming. Key areas of responsibility include the implementation, refinement, and expansion of the Museum’s school programs, educator workshops, and program evaluation, as well as the docent training to support these services. Qualifications:• B.A., M.A, preferred. • Background in art history, art education and/or museum education. • 2-4 years of professional experience, including work with K-12 students, teachers, and administrators; classroom experience preferred. • Experience with research and implementation of educational programs, including logistical planning, recordkeeping, and evaluation. • Strong organizational and communication skills. • Experience working with volunteers and docents. To see a full job description please visit our website at www.nbmaa.org. Interested candidates should send cover letter and resume to Thomas Bell at bellt@nbmaa.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 11/01/2017

Idea Hub Guru

MIT Museum Cambridge, MA
MIT Museum seeks a creative tinkerer to oversee its public maker space (Idea Hub) and develop innovative programs through new collaborations with members of the MIT community. The ideal candidate will be energetic and eager to explore creative, interactive technologies that are being developed by MIT students, researchers and alumni. This experienced “maker” will, in collaboration with the Museum’s Programs team, create thoughtful and unique learning sessions for visitors to better understand the “mind & hand” ethos of MIT. The Idea Hub Guru reports to the Director of Programs and will spend up to 24 hours/week in the Museum, 9am-5pm, on either a Friday-Sunday, Saturday-Monday, or Sunday-Tuesday schedule. The Idea Hub Guru will: Oversee all aspects of the daily operation and use of the Idea Hub, including logistical and technical support. Ensure that Idea Hub program content and interpretation is consistent with the Museum’s mission and goals and meets best practices. Participate in the ongoing design and development of new Idea Hub programs. Establish new collaborations with MIT researchers, students and alumni and bring pertinent projects and products into the Idea Hub for public exploration, demonstration, and/or testing. Design and develop project collaborations with local out-of-school time and teen-focused organizations. Together with the Programs team members, create and support professional development sessions for local educators. Conduct regular evaluation of Idea Hub programs and participants. Be familiar with the Museum’s education and public programs and contribute to the Programs team’s efforts. Send resume and letter of application to: brindha@mit.edu (Note: Temporary, part-time position working for the MIT Museum through NextSource.)
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 11/01/2017

Outreach Educator/Science on the Go!

The Children's Museum in Easton Easton, MA
Experienced certified teachers are needed for the Museum’s Traveling Outreach Programs. Teachers travel to area sites including schools, after school programs, recreation departments and community events. This is a part time position, daytime, early evening and weekend teaching hours available. Science on the Go! Educators bring engaging educational enrichment programs to a variety of preschools, elementary schools, childcare centers, and other children’s organizations. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: Facilitate hands-on science activities with groups of approx. 10-25 children Accommodate the needs of toddler, preschool, and school-age children Develop and implement new outreach programs Travel to outreach locations Incorporate National Common Core State Standards and STEM Education Conduct family science nights at outreach locations. Collaborate with other outreach teachers and museum staff to further enrich programs Maintain organized materials for outreach programs Ability to stand and walk for at least 90 minutes Must be able to lift 25 lbs. Post educational, family-oriented contributions to the museum’s blog Experience: DOE/DEEC certified teachers. Bachelor’s in related field, experience working in a classroom setting Inquiries and resumes can be sent to: Krissy Cannizzo, Outreach Coordinator krissy@childrensmuseumineaston.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $20-25/hr
Posted on: 11/01/2017

Exhibits

Associate Preparator

deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum Lincoln, MA
The Associate Preparator working under the supervision of the Head Preparator is responsible for the installation and maintenance of all art in the museum building(s) including, special exhibitions, traveling shows, educational galleries/installations, and other projects as assigned by the Curator and Registrar. Working with the Head Preparator, other responsibilities include the installation and maintenance of all art in the Sculpture Park. Additionally, both the Head Preparator and Associate Preparator are responsible for the permanent collection, including its care, transport, framing, and installation. This work occurs inside and outside the museum building and campus. Qualified candidates will hold a B.A. or B.F.A. and have a minimum of 3 years of related experience. Desired experience may include rigging and installation of large scale outdoor sculpture, handling and installation of 2D artwork as well as experience with museum lighting and AV installations. Manual skills and trade experience is highly desired. Must also be organized, detail oriented, flexible, able to independently prioritize work as well as able to work effectively as part of a team in a fast paced environment. Additional requirements include the ability to lift 75 pounds, access hilly outdoor terrain, hold a valid driver’s license with clean driving record and ability to acquire a DOT Health Examiners Certificate for driving 15 foot museum box truck. Interested candidates should submit an application to hr@decordova.org by January 15, 2018. Please include a resume, cover letter and salary requirements.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 12/15/2017

Curator of Maritime History

Calvert Marine Museum Solomons, MD
The Curator of Maritime History is responsible for the maritime history collection, undertaking historical research, writing, preservation of the museum’s historic structures, supervision of boat yard and operations, and for the museum’s two National Historic Landmarks and two historic structures on the National Historic Register. This position reports to the deputy director. Master's degree in history, maritime history, or related field and four years of experience in the museum field to include experience managing staff, daily operations, customer service, policy development and implementation required. The curator conducts research for publications, lectures, maritime exhibits; compiles reports, articles, and proposals; monitors operations of the two passenger vessels, the Wm. B. Tennison and the Dee of St. Mary's; ensures repairs are completed and monitors expenses for both vessels; coordinates US Coast Guard inspections; tracks requirements for crew USDOT Drug Testing Program; supervises boatwright and the Small Craft Guild program; oversees maintenance and repairs of historic buildings to meet Maryland Historic Trust and Secretary of the Interior standards for the treatment of historic properties; directs and assists the museum registrar with collections inventorying, cataloging, storage, and management; prepares purchase orders/check requests, researches vendors, handles receipts/invoices; assists Exhibits Department in researching and preparing maritime history exhibits and signage; assists researchers in library and archive; directs library volunteers; prepares and monitors department budget and coordinates long-range planning; assists with maritime grant preparation and acts as grant manager; provides internal and community lectures; leads Maritime Tours of museum; and approves photo reproduction orders from the public. Where to apply: http://www.co.cal.md.us/employment / Closing Date: December 27, 2017.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: $60,000 - $74,000 - negotiable
Posted on: 12/05/2017

Exhibit Developer

Boston Children's Museum Boston, MA
As part of Exhibit Project Teams, the Exhibit Developer will be responsible for shepherding exhibit components from conception through an iterative prototyping phase, and on to design and fabrication. Reporting to the Director of Exhibits, this position will collaborate with content experts, designers, educators, artists, and fabricators, to develop new experiences for Boston Children’s Museum and for projects with other client museums. QUALIFICATIONS: BA required. Four or more years exhibit development experience in a museum setting or equivalent experience • A creative, innovative, thoughtful, hands-on approach to exhibits, and passion for making, inventing and building. They will be a creative do-er, able to build working (if rough) prototypes in a variety of media, and make novel ideas work in the museum environment • Basic experience in prototype fabrication; demonstrated comfort interfacing with visitors to test new ideas • Ability to communicate ideas to other team members in appropriate media as necessary (scale models, CAD, hand sketches, etc.) • Experience with exhibit development for young audiences and a child-centered approach to exhibits • Experience applying user research and formative evaluation, and working with an iterative development process • Our exhibit development process is team-based, and projects requires collaboration skills and coordination with other team members • Experience working across many content areas; including topics such as STEAM, Culture, and Performing Arts • Experience with access and accessibility, and universal design. HOURS: Monday - Friday, 9am-5pm. 1+-year position with the possibility to extend depending on developing projects. To apply: send resume & cover letter to Jobs@BostonChildrensMuseum.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 11/10/2017

Exhibit Project Manager

Boston Children's Museum Boston, MA
Boston Children’s Museum produces exhibitions for installation in the Museum, for touring to other venues, for sales as exhibit kits. Currently, BCM is developing two-three major permanent exhibits internally, and a major external exhibit project involving three early childhood exhibit areas. We tour 6 traveling exhibits nationally, and offer a growing number of exhibit kits and consulting services. The Exhibits Project Manager will act as project manager and client liaison for existing external exhibit projects, new consulting projects as they develop, and will assist in managing permanent exhibit projects internally. QUALIFICATIONS: • BA/BS required with 3 years’ relevant work experience. • Excellent logistical and organizational skills, with demonstrated independence • Previous experience and demonstrated excellence in project management, budget development and monitoring. • Excellent written and oral communication skills, and an understanding of the educational value of our work • Excellent computer skills for budgeting, scheduling and project management. • Understanding of the design process preferred. • Experience with traveling exhibits and ability to trouble shoot and walk people though the necessary steps for planning, delivery and installation preferred. Additional Requirements: Annual travel approximately 2-3 times per year in support of museum consulting projects. More frequent local travel to area museums, client meetings and the BCM design and production facility. HOURS: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm. This is a 1+-year position with the possibility to extend depending on developing projects. To apply: send resume & cover letter to Jobs@BostonChildrensMuseum.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 11/01/2017

Facilities

Manager of Private Rentals and Corporate Functions

Hill-Stead Museum Farmington, CT
Hill-Stead Museum in Farmington, Connecticut, is accepting applications for a Manager of Private Rentals and Corporate Functions. Under the general direction of the Curator and Director, Interpretation and Programs, and in concert with the museum’s strategic plan, the person in this position will be responsible for the planning, management and evaluation of Hill-Stead’s rental of the museum’s buildings and grounds for private, corporate or not-for-profit functions. Other major responsibilities of the position include: The development, implementation and management of a marketing strategy aimed at generating revenue through business alliance relationships and facility rentals and usage; management of customer inquiries, relations and contracts for all outside facility rental events; and development and maintenance of a master schedule of all events and activities in Rental Facilities program including on-site public programs. This Manager also will assign and oversee staff for on-site coordination/presence of facility rentals, as needed. A degree in business, communications, marketing or related discipline is required, with at least 3 years of management or outside customer service experience. Candidate should be an adaptable team player with exceptional interpersonal skills and the flexibility to work some evenings and weekends, as required by special events. Interested individuals should request a full job description via email from Holly Maynard, Human Resources Manager, at maynardh@hillstead.org. Hill-Stead Museum follows federal and state laws and is an equal opportunity employer. The museum does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 12/15/2017

Custodian/Maintenance Helper

Massachusetts Historical Society Boston, MA
Purpose The Maintenance Helper/Custodian assists the operations staff in maintaining and protecting the building and its contents and helps to assure the safety of all staff members and visitors. The Maintenance Helper/Custodian reports to the Operations Manager Major Responsibilities - Empties waste and recycling receptacles - Mops floors - Performs minor repairs (painting, spackling, etc.) - Maintains the landscaping (watering, mowing, weeding, and trimming) - Helps to move display cases, furniture, artifacts, and other objects around the building - Opens and closes the building – operates security system. - Prepares for events in the building (setting up chairs, display cases, tables, etc.) - Oversees events in building (seminars, receptions, lectures, lunches, etc.) - Washes windows - Dust and vacuum - Oversees maintenance workers in the building - Responds to maintenance requests - Sets up and cleans up before and after lunches and other events - Shovels snow - Cleans bathrooms - Helps to maintain security in the building - Assist with evacuation drills - Assist Operation Manager with maintenance and daily activities. Education High School diploma or equivalent required Preferred Experience - Maintenance/custodial experience in a Museum or library environment Skills  Excellent listening skills  Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs  Good communication skills  Able to work flexible schedule  Able to perform minor repairs. MHS will conduct a pre-employment reference check and a background investigation for the final candidate(s) applying for this position. Please send cover letter and resume to dsweeney@masshist.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 11/15/2017

Museum Store

No Museum Store positions are currently available.

Security

No Security positions are currently available.

Visitor Services

Museum Interpreter

Hill-Stead Museum Farmington, CT
Hill-Stead Museum (HSM) is accepting applications for a Museum Interpreter. Under the direction of the Curator and Director, Interpretation and Programs, this new position will serve as a frontline ambassador of the institution, providing engaging and memorable tours and programs for visitors of all ages. The Museum Interpreter is primarily responsible for understanding and presenting a range of interpretive content focused on HSM’s collection of fine and decorative art; the architecture, gardens and grounds of the estate; and the stories and memorabilia belonging to the Pope and Riddle families. The Museum Interpreter will utilize HSM educational curriculum for student groups and provide support for community programs and special events. The position requires the ability to work with diverse groups of people within a donor-centered culture of philanthropy to deliver an exceptional visitor experience. A high-school diploma and at least 2 years of related undergraduate coursework are required for this position. Candidate should be a creative individual and willing team player with exceptional interpersonal skills, capable of working with peers and volunteers in a professional and respectful manner. The person hired for this position also will need the flexibility to work some evenings and weekends, as required by special events. Interested individuals should request a full job description via email from Holly Maynard at maynardh@hillstead.org. HSM follows federal and state laws and is an equal opportunity employer. The museum does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 12/15/2017

Group Tour Coordinator

The Preservation Society of Newport County Newport, RI
The Group Tour Coordinator is a central part of the group tour function. This person will process incoming calls for group tours, schedule reservations for group and personal tours, maintain a specialized tourism/attendance database and group tour payments. As such, this position is considered to be a primary customer service interface, requiring consistency with Customer and Client satisfaction. In addition, the Group Tour Coordinator assists with Marketing / Group Tour projects, including the preparation and distribution of brochures and other promotional items. He or she will assist the Tourism Marketing Manager in marketing projects and tasks. This is a dynamic work environment, and requires the candidate to be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously. He or she also performs routine clerical, secretarial and administrative work in answering telephones, receiving the public, providing customer assistance, data processing, and recordkeeping. To apply for a position, email a cover letter and resume with contact information for professional references, to humanresources@newportmansions.org, or mail to Human Resources, 424 Bellevue Avenue, Newport RI 02842.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 12/15/2017

Regional Site Manager, Northern New England

Historic New England Portsmouth, NH
Historic New England seeks a dynamic candidate to be our regional site manager, Northern New England. The regional site manager is our liaison to Northern New England communities and operates museums located in the region. This person is responsible for management and marketing of Langdon House, Rundlet-May House, Jackson House in Portsmouth, Gilman Garrison House in Exeter, and Barrett House in New Ipswich, and the supervision of two site managers responsible for six historic museums in Northern New England. The goals of the regional site manager are to provide public access to sites and programs through initiatives that conform to preservation standards and meet attendance targets, to work with development to grow Piscataqua region fundraising, and to guide site managers. The candidate will possess strong administrative, management and organizational skills, adjust to changing priorities, and works independently. A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and at least four years of job-related and/or translatable experience with nonprofit institutions managing historic site operations. Requires competent computer skills including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, e-mail. Must be able to operate in a team environment, where communication within and among the teams is essential to success. Ability to interact diplomatically and communicate effectively orally and in writing is essential. Requires a valid driver’s license and means of transportation and the ability to work periodic evening and weekend hours. Preferred: Master’s degree in a relevant field is preferred as is experience developing and leading interpretive tours; creating innovative public programs and volunteer programs; fundraising experience; and collections care experience. Send resume, cover letter, salary requirements to jobs@historicnewengland.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 12/07/2017

Volunteer Services

No Volunteer Services positions are currently available.

Intern/Fellowship, Paid

Vaughn-Thaxter Intern

Star Island Corporation Portsmouth, NH
Responsibilities: To build the museum’s digital photography portfolio of all artifacts within the collection. To work with the Vaughn Curator to maintain security and proper care of all museum space and equipment. The Vaughn-Thaxter Intern must become familiar with Isles of Shoals history, participate in trainings held by Island Heritage and Artifacts Committee members and advisors, and support the Assistant Conference Center Director in coordinating and completing the visual documentation project. The Vaughn-Thaxter Intern will also support the Vaughn Curator by hosting museum hours and elementary education programming as needed. More info here: http://starisland.org/blog/ How to apply: Submit a resume and cover letter to aminer@starisland.org by Wednesday, March 14. Please also complete the general Star Island employment application: http://starisland.org/working/#seasonal including the two requested references if application has never worked or interned on Star Island before. Posted on: 12/15/2017

2018 Buchanan Burnham Summer Scholars in Public History

Newport Historical Society Newport, RI
Lead public tours; assist with programs, exhibits and ongoing initiatives; attend training sessions and workshops; and participate in the daily operations of the Newport Historical Society. A significant portion of the fellowship also involves a public history project that supports NHS initiatives. The fellowship lasts 11wks, 5/29/18 – 8/10/18 (negotiable). Fellows receive a stipend totaling $5000, paid in equal installments every other week. Three positions available. Ideal candidates should have public history experience and familiarity with the early history and material culture of New England. Current graduate students with a background in museum collections, archives, or American History; and students preparing to apply to a graduate program may apply. Applications due 3/1/18. Send a resume, copies of transcript(s), two letters of recommendation, and a letter stating your reasons for applying, your career goals, your area of interest or a proposed topic for an individual project to: Buchanan Burnham Fellowship Newport Historical Society 82 Touro Street Newport, RI 02840; ipeters@NewportHistory.org Posted on: 12/04/2017

Research Fellow

Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library Winterthur, DE
Winterthur invites scholars, graduate students, artists, and craftspeople to apply to submit applications for the 2018-2019 Research Fellowships! Fellowships include a 4-month postdoctoral fellowship, 1–2 semester dissertation fellowships, and 1–3 month short-term fellowships. Winterthur is once again offering short-term “Maker-Creator” Fellowships. These short-term fellowships are designed for artists, writers, filmmakers, horticulturalists, craftspeople, and others who wish to examine, study, and immerse themselves in Winterthur’s vast collections in order to inspire creative and artistic works for general audiences. Fellows have full access to the library collections, including more than 87,000 volumes and one-half million manuscripts and images, searchable online. Resources for the 17th to the early 20th centuries include printed and rare books, manuscripts, period trade catalogues, auction and exhibition catalogues, printed ephemera, and an extensive reference photograph collection of decorative arts. Fellows may conduct object-based research in the museum's collections, which include 90,000 artifacts and works of art made or used in America to 1860, with a strong emphasis on domestic life. Winterthur also supports a program of scholarly publications including Winterthur Portfolio: A Journal of American Material Culture. Fellows may reside in a furnished stone farmhouse on the Winterthur grounds and participate in the lively scholarly community at Winterthur. Fellowship applications are due January 15, 2018. For more details and to apply, visit the Research Fellowship web page or e-mail researchapplication@winterthur.org. Posted on: 12/04/2017

Summer Interns

Strawbery Banke Museum Portsmouth, NH
Strawbery Banke is welcoming applications from qualified graduate and undergraduate students enrolled in academic institutions within the United States and its territories for the museum’s Summer Internship Program. Internship placements are available in the following departments: Education, Collections, Special Events, Horticulture, and Archaeology. Internship placements begin in June and end in mid-August. Exact start and end dates will be mutually decided upon between the intern and his or her supervisor at the museum. Successful applicants will work closely with museum staff on meaningful projects and gain experience in the operation of a mid-sized museum. All interns will have access to the museum’s historical resources that provide the interpretation for the four centuries of men, women, and children who have lived in the Strawbery Banke neighborhood. Interns will also gain insight into the strategies for educational development, community programming, and historic preservation through diverse education initiatives and cutting-edge fundraising strategies. You must be enrolled as a student in order to be eligible for an internship. Internship placements begin in June and end in mid-August. Exact start and end dates will be mutually decided upon between the intern and his or her supervisor at the museum. Work weeks will generally consist of 37.5 hours. Space is available in Hough House for interns who need housing. Hough House is open to all interns regardless of sex or age. For more information or to apply, please visit http://www.strawberybanke.org/people/interns.cfm
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: $1,000.00 upon completion of Internship
Posted on: 11/21/2017

Education Intern

Boston Athenæum Boston, MA
The Boston Athenæum seeks a motivated Education Intern who will support the work and the growth of the Education Department. The intern will develop important informational materials for the operation and will report to the Director of Education. The ideal candidate will be hard-working, organized, ambitious, and must be currently enrolled in a graduate-level program in education, museum studies, library science, public history, or other related field.Hours: Flexible schedule; About 10 hours per week. Compensation: $13 per hour; free membership concurrent with employment and one year following date of departure; no other benefits. Please send a cover letter and a resume, and the names and contact information of two references to hrvisitorservices@bostonathenaeum.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 11/15/2017

Andrew W. Mellon Post-Doctoral Curatorial Fellow

Bowdoin College Museum of Art Brunswick, ME
The Andrew W. Mellon Post-Doctoral Curatorial Fellowship offers curatorial training and the opportunity to strengthen the academic role of the Museum’s collections, facilitating the use of original works of art by faculty and students. Responsibilities include: • Supports collective and one-on-one curricular engagement with museum objects • Promotes faculty engagement with the collection through introductory and ongoing workshops designed to develop curricular opportunities • Facilitates object-based class sessions in the Museum’s dedicated art-study classroom • Organizes teaching exhibitions with students and faculty across the disciplines, acknowledging and encouraging new directions in research, scholarship, and dissemination • Contributes to the curatorial agenda and programming of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art • Curates and organizes scholarly exhibitions and writes associated publications • Conceives and implements programming (lectures, symposia) related to exhibitions and the Museum’s permanent collection • Supports the Museum’s digitization efforts. This is a three-year appointment with an expected start date of summer 2018. This position offers a competitive salary and benefits, as well as an annual travel and research fund. A recent Ph.D. in art history is required. Applicants who will receive their Ph.D. by June 30, 2018 will also be considered. Broad knowledge of art history and interest in a career in the museum field desired. Proven ability to work on multiple projects within a collaborative and deadline-driven environment. Strong research, writing and public speaking skills essential. A minimum of one year working in a museum environment and demonstrated experience with object-based learning are required. Experience with digital humanities preferred. For information, visit https://careers.bowdoin.edu/postings/4576
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 11/13/2017

Intern

Canterbury Shaker Village Canterbury, NH
Canterbury Shaker Village is offering several full-time internship opportunities with $1000 stipend and onsite housing for winter/spring 2018 (beginning in January, with flexible start and end dates). Interns will work primarily with the Village’s archives and collections under the direction of the Collections Manager. Interns may also have the opportunity to develop their own research-based project that may be incorporated into future Village programming or exhibits. Interns will work occasionally, on an as-needed basis, with the Educational Department to assist with events or other special Village programs. Ideal candidates will be energetic, self-disciplined, comfortable interacting with staff, and have good research skills and familiarity with curatorial practices. Recent graduates of a relevant BA or MA program are welcome to apply. To apply, send a letter of interest, resume, and 2 letters of recommendation to Becky Soules, Daily Visitor & Youth Programs Manager at rsoules@shakers.org. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Posted on: 11/01/2017

Intern, Unpaid

Curatorial Intern, Spring 2018

deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum Lincoln, MA
Curatorial Interns at deCordova engage in a wide variety of tasks and responsibilities as they participate in the day-to-day operations of a contemporary art museum and sculpture park. Specific responsibilities for Spring 2018 (January - May, actual dates TBD) will tentatively include, but are not limited to, work on research, logistical planning, and implementation assistance for current and upcoming exhibitions; conducting a variety of research pertaining to works in the permanent collection; work on upcoming Sculpture Park installations and related projects, and any administrative assistance required in the department. The curatorial staff at deCordova seeks a self-motivated art history graduate student or upper level undergraduate with specific interest in contemporary art and future career goals to work as a curator in a contemporary art museum. Applicants should have strong organizational abilities and computer skills, including literacy in Microsoft Office and Adobe. Because public transportation does not service deCordova and interns help with errand running, a car is a must. The Curatorial Intern must commit to a minimum of two, eight-hour days per week for the agreed upon duration of the internship, which typically lasts four months. The Intern may occasionally be asked to assist with programs occurring on Thursday evenings and Saturday and Sunday afternoons. Interested individuals should send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample (between 5-15 pages) by email to Scout Hutchinson (shutchinson@decordova.org) by 12/10. For general information about deCordova, upcoming programming and exhibitions, and future events please visit www.decordova.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: 7812593636
Posted on: 12/04/2017

Curatorial Intern

Fitchburg Art Museum Fitchburg, MA
Curatorial Internships at the Fitchburg Art Museum (FAM) are designed to give curious future curators a substantive, immersive educational experience in a fast-paced regional art museum. The Spring 2018 FAM Curatorial Internship is a one-semester, one or two day a week (TBD) commitment for students currently pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees in museum studies or art history. FAM Curatorial Interns participate in and assist with a range of curatorial practice, including exhibition planning, design, and management. Interns will be exposed to both historical and contemporary works of art, and may engage in a variety of tasks including research, curatorial planning, writing, studio/museum/gallery visits, and other administrative work, including assisting with preparation and implementation of a Portfolio Review in May and FAM’s Regional Exhibition of Art & Craft in June 2018. Ideally, the candidate would begin in mid-February. However, the exact start date and May or June 2018 end date will be determined in consultation with the selected candidate. Please note that while public transportation to the Museum is available, it is limited. Therefore, we request that interns have a car. Curatorial Interns will report to Curator Lisa Crossman, Ph.D. and Koch Curatorial Fellow Lauren Szumita. Interns will enjoy an immensely collegial, supportive, collaborative, and creative work culture with other members of the FAM team. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, CV or resume, and the names and contact information for 2 references by email to Curator Lisa Crossman (lcrossman@fitchburgartmuseum.org, ATTN: Curatorial Internship). The deadline for application is January 15, 2017. For general information about FAM, please visit www.fitchburgartmuseum.org. Posted on: 11/29/2017

Development Prospect Research Intern

Museum of Fine Arts Boston, MA
Development Prospect Research, which gathers, interprets, and analyzes information critical to securing funding for the Museum, is seeking a part-time intern. The goal of this internship is to expose the intern to the daily operations and philosophies of the External Relations Division, while assisting with data maintenance and special projects. The selected intern will work closely with the Prospect Research team members to review and organize departmental files, access digitized documents, and assist with data entry and management. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a dynamic team during an exciting time in the Museum’s history. Full description and application instructions at: http://www.mfa.org/employment/development-prospect-research-internship
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 11/21/2017

Education/Interpretative/Services Intern

Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum Warner, NH
If you are currently enrolled in an academic program of study you are eligible to apply. If you are not a current student then you may still apply but you will need to submit a written essay to state how an internship would benefit your academic and professional goals. A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or its equivalent is generally expected. The intern will submit an internship proposal prior to the start of the internship. Complete a minimum of 200 hours at the host site or the required hours requested by the school – whichever is greater. Submit a final evaluation of the internship. Education/Public Programming/Interpretive Services: Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum (MKIM) provides visitors of all ages a multitude of unique learning experiences. Native peoples have long used the natural environments around them to meet their needs, and many of their innovations and inventions are part of daily life for millions today. Visitors to the center explore some of these ingenious adaptations through a variety of hands-on activities. Interns in education implement program ideas for families and/or school groups on topics related to Native Indian cultures of the Western Hemisphere, and acquire skills in researching, developing, prototyping, facilitating, and documenting open-ended programs in a museum setting. Lesson plans, curriculum development and program facilitation are key elements for the internship. Works together with the Interpretative Services Intern or intern position may be combined to include both areas. Please contact Patricia Violette at director@indianmuseum.org. Posted on: 11/21/2017

Exhibition Intern

Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum Warner, NH
If you are currently enrolled in an academic program of study you are eligible to apply. If you are not a current student then you may still apply but you will need to submit a written essay to state how an internship would benefit your academic and professional goals. A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or its equivalent is generally expected. The intern will submit an internship proposal prior to the start of the internship. Complete a minimum of 200 hours at the host site or the required hours requested by the school – whichever is greater. Submit a final evaluation of the internship. Exhibition Design: Exhibition design interns participate in the behind-the-scenes work of developing and planning exhibitions. Most of this work takes place long before any artifacts or exhibit materials are installed. Exhibition internships may include research, fact checking, planning and coordination, assembling visual resources, and other steps that contribute to an exhibit design. While interns may be assigned to a specific exhibit, multiple exhibits are at different stages of development simultaneously, and interns may be able to participate in other stages in the process. Students of Museum Studies and design-related fields such as Exhibition Design, Interior Design, Industrial Design, or Graphic Design may benefit from this opportunity. Computer proficiency is required. You may be asked to provide examples of your design or creative work. Contact Patricia Violette at director@indianmuseum.org. Posted on: 11/21/2017

Library and Archives Processing Intern

Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum Warner, NH
If you are currently enrolled in an academic program of study you are eligible to apply. If you are not a current student then you may still apply but you will need to submit a written essay to state how an internship would benefit your academic and professional goals. A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or its equivalent is generally expected. The intern will submit an internship proposal prior to the start of the internship. Complete a minimum of 200 hours at the host site or the required hours requested by the school – whichever is greater. Submit a final evaluation of the internship. Library and Archives Processing: Interns in the MKIM Library's Archives Processing participate in a wide variety of projects under the direction of a professional anthropologist and curator. Students gain career-relevant archival experience in a museum library while contributing to the work of the institution. Internships may be available in the following areas: Textual: Interns learn the basic principles of arrangement and description, as well as preservation and rehousing techniques. Audiovisual: Audiovisual processing interns may assist with collection control, inventories, verification, preservation, entering and updating information in databases, and other tasks with the moving image, sound recording, and photograph collections. Collections processing is a possibility with this internship. Contact Patricia Violette at director@indianmuseum.org. Posted on: 11/21/2017

Development/Marketing Intern

Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum Warner, NH
Designed for Business students who are majoring in For Profit or Nonprofit management. If you are currently enrolled in an academic program of study you are eligible to apply. If you are not a current student then you may still apply but you will need to submit a written essay to state how an internship would benefit your academic and professional goals. A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or its equivalent is generally expected. The intern will submit an internship proposal prior to the start of the internship. Complete a minimum of 200 hours at the host site or the required hours requested by the school – whichever is greater. Submit a final evaluation of the internship. Interns in Development assist staff in the daily operations of local, regional and national fundraising. Interns learn how to conduct research for prospective donors and grants, and assist in developing solicitation techniques and plans for exhibitions, conservation, preservation, festivals, educational programs and endowments. This also includes membership and corporate support cultivation. Interns will learn about marketing and public relations as it pertains to advertising and community outreach and will work closely with the Executive Director, Deputy Director and the Store Manager. Contact Patricia Violette at director@indianmuseum.org. Posted on: 11/21/2017

Spring 2018 Collections and Archive Internship Opportunities

South County History Center Kingston, RI
The South County History Center is presently accepting applications for its hands-on museum and archive internship program for Spring 2018. There are multiple positions available for: Collections Interns, who will work with SCHC staff to support the completion of a comprehensive inventory of the Center’s artifact collection; and Archives Interns, who will work with the SCHC Collections Manager to create finding aids for the SCHC archival collections. All interns will gain insight into how a historical organization manages and maintains collections and develop skills with PastPerfect software and research. For more information about internship opportunities, including qualifications and application requirements, please visit http://southcountyhistorycenter.org/volunteer-and-internship-opportunities/. Posted on: 11/21/2017

Dr. Seuss Museum Volunteer/Intern

Springfield Museums Springfield, MA
Located in the heart of downtown Springfield, the Springfield Museums is a multidisciplinary institution, inspiring the exploration of our connections to art, history and science through outstanding collections, exhibitions and programing. The Springfield Museums consists of five museum buildings; The George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, Springfield Science Museum, D’Amour Museum of Fine Art, Wood Museum of Springfield History, The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum and the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden. We are seeking volunteers and interns to help run the day-to-day operations of the Cat’s Corner, a drop in activity space with in the new Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum. Volunteer and intern responsibilities will include: Learning about the collections of the Springfield Museums as a whole; with the focus of the life and works of Theodore Geisel a.k.a. Dr. Seuss. Welcoming and creating a sense of belonging for a wide diversity of visitors. Helping to develop, prepare, facilitate, and track hands on literacy based activities. Facilitate, maintain and engage with visitors in galleries of the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum. Requirements include a desire to work with children and families and a strong sense of commitment and reliability. Ideally applicants can commit to at least 1 shifts a week. All applicants need to pass a CORI (background)check. Interested applicants should contact Sarah Gogal, Program Coordinator, at sgogal@springfieldmuseums.org for more information.
SALARY RANGE: Unpaid
Posted on: 11/08/2017

Volunteer

Volunteer tour guide and docent

Paul S. Russell, MD Museum of Medical History and Innovation at Massachusetts General Hospital Boston, MA
We are recruiting new volunteers to help us meet the growing demand for our history tours, technology demonstrations, and school programs. Volunteers welcome visitors in the museum, lead tours of the historical highlights of Mass General’s campus and of the historic Ether Dome, and demonstrate our virtual dissection table. Docents typically have one standing two- or three-hour shift per week; must have some flexibility to cover other shifts. Most of the shifts are during M-F 9-5 business hours, with some Saturday shifts. Must be available a minimum of six months. The museum and Ether Dome are wheelchair accessible. You can expect to work with all ages, with tourists and hospital staff and patients, with locals and visitors with limited English. Some days are fast-paced and busy, while other days are quiet. People who are bilingual are especially encouraged to volunteer. No special background in history, medicine, or science is required – we will train you! To apply, send a note explaining your interest and availability to mghhistory@partners.org. Posted on: 10/27/2017

Board Member

Board Trustee

Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum Warner, NH
Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum (MKIM) is expanding its Board of Trustees (Board), and looking for individuals with extensive professional experience and significant accomplishments in business, education, government, philanthropy, or the nonprofit sector. We are looking for a commitment to and understanding of MKIM’s mission, based on experience; diplomatic skills; Integrity, credibility, and passion for what we do. Day-to-day operations are led by MKIM’s Executive Director and staff, and the Board plays a critical role in shaping our strategic direction and capacities. All Board members are encouraged to serve on a committee or work on a special project that takes full advantage of their expertise and/or interests such as serving as a trusted advisor to the Executive Director and implement MKIM’s strategic plan; review outcomes for evaluating impact; approve MKIM’s annual budget, audit reports, and business decisions; contribute to an annual performance evaluation of the Executive Director; serving on committees or taking on special assignments. Board members consider MKIM their philanthropic priority and make annual “give or get” gifts that reflect that priority. MKIM expects to have 100 percent of Board members make (or raise) an annual contribution. Your contributions are the most important donation to our organization. There are six board meetings per year plus various committee meetings. Please contact Executive Director Patricia Violette at director@indianmuseum.org for Board opportunities and/or volunteer service, or other inquiries. Posted on: 11/21/2017

Other

Art and Education Assistant

Portland Museum of Art Portland, ME
Under the general supervision of the Deputy Director and Robert and Elizabeth Nanovic Chief Curator, this position is responsible for administrative and program support for the Portland Museum of Art’s (PMA’s) Learning and Interpretation, Curatorial, Registration, and Preparatory departments to ensure successful execution of curatorial, exhibition, and educational programs in support of the PMA’s mission. Full details can be found here, https://www.portlandmuseum.org/position/art-and-education-assistant. Please email cover letter, résumé, and completed PMA Application for Employment (available at website), aea.pma.122017@portlandmuseum.org. Job applications will be accepted electronically only and will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 12/13/2017

Research Associate

The Mary Baker Eddy Library Boston, MA
The Mary Baker Eddy Library is a trusted and authoritative resource on Eddy and the history of the Christian Science movement, providing public access to original materials and educational experiences about Eddy, the ideas she advanced, her writings, and the institutions she founded and their healing mission. As a member of the Research & Reference Services staff, the Research Associate works as part of the Library’s research team to provide assistance to individuals interested in the collections of The Mary Baker Eddy Library. The research team handles queries from all over the world, numbering in the thousands— posed by email and phone, as well as in person. Patrons include distinguished scholars as well as the general public. An important component of the work is fulfilling the historical information needs, large and small, of The First Church of Christ, Scientist, including The Christian Science Publishing Society. Collections the Research staff uses are primarily documentary in nature, and include special collections focused on Eddy, her life and times, as well as the organizational archives of the Church. Go to this link for full information and to make an application: https://www4.recruitingcenter.net/Clients/tfccs/PublicJobs/controller.cfm?jbaction=JobProfile&Job_Id=10689&esid=az
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 12/04/2017

Museum Researcher

Providence Children's Museum Providence, RI
The Causality and Mind Lab at Brown University (P.I. David Sobel) and Providence Children’s Museum (PCM) are seeking a Museum Researcher for a National Science Foundation-funded project investigating belief revision in early childhood and children's learning processes. The Museum Researcher will engage in research related to the project as well as serve as a liaison between the Causality and Mind Lab and PCM. This is a full-time position at 37.5 hours/week, split between PCM and Brown University’s Causality Lab; 10 hours/week for PCM and 27.5 hours/week for Brown University. Benefits are available through Brown University. The Researcher will manage recruitment, administration and treatment of research participants in accordance with IRB protocols, organize recruiting efforts, research and prepare appropriate experimental materials, collaborate with P.I.s to create coding schemes, and coordinate implementation of coding schemes with project partners. At PCM, the Researcher will support the Museum’s research agenda, lead evaluation efforts in exhibits and programs, lend expertise to interdepartmental research projects and assist in dissemination. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree (required)/Advanced degree (preferred) or equivalent experience in developmental psychology, museum visitor studies, education, cognitive/learning sciences, or related field. Minimum two years professional experience in informal learning settings, preferably including museums. Applicants must apply through the Brown University employment portal at: https://brown.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/staff-careers-brown/job/Metcalf-Research-Lab/MuseumResearcher_REQ140300-1. Please submit a cover letter, CV, and the names of three references. Please Note: The job description on the Brown University employment page does not include the 10 hours worked at PCM. We recognize that this may be confusing. Please contact David Sobel at Dave_Sobel@Brown.edu or Janella Watson at Watson@childrenmuseum.org with questions.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 11/29/2017

Museum Editor

State University Of New York College at Plattsburgh Plattsburgh, NY
The Art Museum at the State University of New York, College at Plattsburgh is seeking well-qualified candidates for a half-time position as Museum Educator. The Museum Educator creates, implements, and presents museum education and information programs for the college community and the general public; oversees the docent program; develops new programs; researches funding possibilities and writes grants; and coordinates the Museum Education program with other college departments and community institutions. For position details and application process, visit http://jobs.plattsburgh.edu and select “View Current Openings” SUNY College at Plattsburgh is a fully compliant employer committed to excellence through diversity.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 11/28/2017

Photographer

NEDCC | Northeast Document Conservation Center Andover, MA
The Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) is hiring a full-time Photographer to join the Imaging Services department. Founded in 1973, NEDCC is a non-profit conservation and preservation center, supporting the collections of its private and institutional clients through book, paper, and photograph conservation, digital reformatting, audio preservation, and preservation assistance. The successful candidate will be joining a team of experienced and productive photographers, and will benefit from working alongside conservators and specialists dedicated to the treatment and care of the range of objects the Imaging Services department digitizes. The Photographer will be charged principally with the digital reformatting of the extensive and diverse collections held by NEDCC’s institutional and private clients. These include virtually all photographic media, particularly nitrate, acetate, polyester, and glass-plate negatives and positives, X-ray film, photographic prints, and direct positives like daguerreotypes and ambrotypes; bound and loose manuscript material; rare books and illuminated manuscripts; and oversized items such as maps and blueprints. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline; Experience or training in the handling of rare and fragile paper-based materials; Minimum 2 years’ experience digitally reformatting archival and special collection materials or works of art. TO APPLY: please send a cover letter, resume, and names and contact information for three references as a single PDF to: Terrance D’Ambrosio, Director of Imaging Services, at tdambrosio nedcc <.> org. For more information: www.nedcc.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 11/13/2017

Genealogist/Verifier

General Society of Mayflower Descendants Plymouth, MA
Genealogist needed as a verifier for the General Society of Mayflower Descendants (GSMD). Will be working 24 to 32 hours a week at the national headquarters in Plymouth as part of a team to process membership applications. Verifier evaluates lineage information and documentation for completeness, validity, and correctness. Must have genealogy experience, including resolving issues from conflicting sources and being well versed in current online genealogy resources. Neat printing, attention to detail, critical thinking and Microsoft Word are essential skills. Experience with lineage society applications a plus. Please mail cover letter and resume to: Director of Genealogy; GSMD, PO Box 3297, Plymouth MA 02361 or send as email attachment to: dgrs@themayflowersociety.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 10/30/2017