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Administrative/Director

Museum Director

Old Stone House Museum Brownington, VT
Museum Description: The Old Stone House Museum, located in Brownington, Vermont, opened in 1925 as the museum of Orleans County history. The Museum is comprised of seven historic buildings and 60 acres of grounds, and is within the Brownington Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is operated under the auspices of the Orleans County Historical Society, whose mission is to preserve, protect, and promote the Museum; collect, record, and preserve materials relating to Orleans County; and develop educational programs and promote research relating to Orleans County. The Museum hosts classes and events throughout the year, both on and off campus. Programs ranging from school field days in the Spring and Fall, to Summer history day camp and Adult traditional crafts classes, encourage an interest and respect for the history of the area. The Samuel Read Hall Education Center, offering graduate level courses, is the Museum’s outreach to teachers throughout Vermont and beyond to further their professional skills. Special events and facilities rentals (such as weddings and family reunions) also help to generate income for programs and the general fund. Annual events such as the Gala Auction fundraiser, the Apple and Cheese tasting in September, and Old Stone House Day in August help to keep the public involved in supporting the Museum. For the full job description please visit http://oldstonehousemuseum.org/employment/
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 08/23/2017

Executive Director

Esplanade Association Boston, MA
The Esplanade Association is the only independent nonprofit organization dedicated to revitalizing and enhancing the Charles River Esplanade, one of Boston’s most beautiful and iconic public parks. The Esplanade Association works to maintain, improve, and preserve the park and engage the community by providing educational, cultural, and recreational programs for the millions of visitors each year who come to enjoy the riverside green space. The organization seeks an experienced and charismatic Executive Director to lead and build upon its track record of revitalizing and enhancing the Esplanade and building support for this unique public space. Working with an engaged Board and committed team, the Executive Director will establish a clear strategic direction for deepening the organization’s impact and reach. A natural relationship builder, the Executive Director will establish, cultivate, and maintain strong working partnerships with staff, key stakeholders, funders, and the DCR. The Executive Director will be instrumental in ensuring the organization’s continued success by developing a strategy to increase the organization’s fundraising potential and activities. The Executive Director will be committed to supporting existing core programs and maintaining a cohesive, positive organizational culture that emphasizes collaboration and accountability while supporting an open climate that attracts, retains, and motivates a diverse staff of top quality people. You can view the full job description here: https://koyapartners.com/search/ea-executive-director-21/. Molly Brennan and Alena Guerra of Koya Leadership Partners have been exclusively retained for this search. To express your interest in this role, please submit your materials here: https://koya.refineapp.com/jobPosting/apply/1785.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 08/23/2017

Executive Director

New Bedford Art Museum / ArtWorks! New Bedford, MA
Seeking an Executive Director looking for opportunity to help shape our future direction and take us to the next level. NBAM, New Bedford’s art museum, is a non-collecting “gem” located in the great arts & culture community of historic downtown New Bedford, serving both the local audience and the tourist. The Board of Trustees seeks a museum professional with strong development skills experienced in leading a visual art organization. The ED is responsible for overseeing operations and working closely with the Board to ensure the Museum’s success and sustainability. The Executive Director should possess: Demonstrated grant writing and fundraising experience Experience in the museum field Demonstrated leadership ability in managing staff and volunteers and working with donors Ability to represent the Museum’s mission/vision dynamically to funders, partners and community Strong financial management skills Masters or advanced certificate in arts administration, museum studies or similar degree preferred. Responsibilities include: Works with Trustees to plan and provide for necessary funds, ensuring the current and long term financial viability of the Museum. Works with Development Committee to maintain communication with individual, corporate and foundation contributors and granting organizations. Actively builds new relationships. Serves as liaison to Museum members and to educational organizations, businesses, government entities and the community at large. Prepares and dispenses news releases and promotional material Responsible for directing the day-to-day operation and resources of the Museum to fulfill the organization’s mission. This is a full time exempt position with benefits requiring occasional evenings and weekends. Send a cover letter and resume to applications@newbedfordart.org by September 15, 2017.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 08/22/2017

Executive Director

Wellesley Historical Society Wellesley, MA
The Wellesley Historical Society is seeking an experienced, self-motivated and detail-oriented person to become its next full-time Executive Director. Founded in 1925, the Wellesley Historical Society's mission is to collect, interpret and display resources pertaining to the town's history and to promote public involvement in, and appreciation of its heritage. The new director will work closely with the Board of Directors to lead the Society through a period of exciting organizational growth, including a capital campaign for the renovation of its new headquarters. The Executive Director is responsible for managing the Society's day-to-day operations including communications and marketing, supervising the Curator and curatorial staff, coordinating annual fundraising and membership solicitations, overseeing budgeting and financial controls, coordinating and implementing programs and exhibition development, and providing support to the President and the Board of Directors. The successful candidate will have a Master’s Degree and/or a minimum of three to five years of museum administration experience, and strong interpersonal, administrative, and organizational skills. Experience with collections management software, such as PastPerfect, is preferred. Qualified candidates should be energetic, creative, and resourceful and be able to interact effectively with local media, schools, community groups, and the public. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Please send cover letter and resume to the Search Committee, Wellesley Historical Society, 229 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02481 or email info@wellesleyhistoricalsociety.org. Applications will be accepted until September 29, 2017.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 08/18/2017

Manager of Administrative Operations

Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology Cambridge, MA
The Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology (MCZ) seeks a Manager of Administrative Operations (MAO) who will perform institutional planning and resource management and guarantee the smooth operations of a large, complex, university-based museum. Reporting to both the museum’s Director and OEB’s Executive Director, the MAO will collaborate with administrative officers of the Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology (OEB). The MAO will serve as the principal point of contact and manager for numerous projects, including review of organizational structure, emergency management planning, digital technology initiatives, human resource management, financial planning, library re-envisioning, and benchmarking and data analysis. The MAO will directly supervise museum administrative staff. Basic Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required. Must have at least 8 years of progressively responsible administrative management experience, including staff supervision, financial management, and sponsored research experience in an academic or research environment. Additional Qualifications: Proven track record in building consensus among diverse constituencies. Excellent organizational, project management, and creative problem-solving skills. Ability to work as a member of a team. Excellent written and oral communication skills, strong interpersonal and negotiation skills, and a transparent leadership style. Must be comfortable with and able to lead organizational change. Must be comfortable with digital technology and communication, website management, and possess strong computer skills. Harvard experience desirable. Apply through Harvard Careers: employment.harvard.edu. Search for requisition#: 43195BR. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 08/09/2017

Chief Executive Officer

New Brunswick Museum Saint John, New Brunswick - Canada
The New Brunswick Museum (NBM), the oldest operating public museum in Canada, is seeking a dynamic leader to fill the role of Chief Executive Officer in Saint John. The Chief Executive Officer is accountable to the Board of Directors. His or her mandate is the management of operations and the provision of leadership in long range planning, funding development, policy and planning, public relations, service delivery and project management. Essential Qualification: The ideal candidate will possess the following skills, abilities and attributes: • A university degree in public or business administration, history, archaeology, anthropology or any other related field of study supplemented by a minimum of eight (8) years of progressive management experience; • Demonstrated skills and work experience in financial and project management, and in strategic planning; • Experience in working with an appointed Board of Directors; • Experience in coaching and managing a diverse work team; • Strong interpersonal and public relations skills that will enhance community participation; and, • Experience with partnership building, fundraising and community engagement is also required. Written and spoken competence in English and French is required. Please see: https://www.ere.gnb.ca for complete information on this position.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: $90,766 to $102,206 CDN
Posted on: 08/03/2017

Accountant/Office Manager

The House of the Seven Gables Salem, MA
Responsible for maintaining the accuracy and integrity of the organization’s financial and record keeping systems accounting and financial controls for The House of the Seven Gables Settlement Association consistent with the General Accepted Accounting Practices and the particular needs of the organization and for ensuring back office operations run smoothly and efficiently, making the best use of technology and standard business practices. Accomplishes tasks independently and through subordinate staff. Preparation, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business or equivalent experience Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in a comparable position. Understanding of General Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAP) Understanding of state and federal accounting regulations Solid knowledge and experience of QuickBooks Enterprise and the ability and willingness to learn TAM Point of Sales System Intermediate to advanced skills in MS Excel, Word and Outlook Experience in the development, implementation and monitoring of a budget Please contact Melissa Reynolds, Human Resource Manager at mreynolds@7gables.org or 978-744-0991 ext. 111. 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.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: TBD
Posted on: 08/03/2017

Human Resources Manager

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston, MA
The Human Resources Manager provides day to day oversight of the Human Resources department, in support of an environment that fosters excellence, commitment, creativity and cooperation throughout the Museum. S/he works closely with the Director of Human Resources to ensure high quality HR programs and services are provided to, and on behalf of, the Museum. The Human Resources Manager will have specific focus on the management of benefit programs, recruitment, on boarding and off boarding, internship program, payroll, and compliance. This individual plays a key role in support of Museum departments with frontline staff as well as organizing staff events. The ideal candidate will be committed to the development of policies and programs to attract, retain, and promote a diverse workforce for the organization. For more information and to apply: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/9861
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 07/24/2017

Director

Florence Griswold Museum Old Lyme, CT
The Florence Griswold Museum (FGM) is a multifaceted institution anchored by the Florence Griswold House, a family home built in 1817 and a National Historic Landmark. The Museum’s art collection, housed in the Florence Griswold House and the modern Robert and Nancy Krieble Gallery, features an exceptional collection of American art from the 18th to the 21st centuries.After years of planning, the FGM is ready to embark on a new master plan, consistent with its mission to foster the understanding of American art, with emphasis on the art, history, and landscape of Connecticut. Over the past 15 years, the Museum has grown dramatically, with attendance increasing by 54% to nearly 80,000 visitors annually. Concurrent with these years of growth has been the expansion of the historic site’s footprint. The next Director will be a seasoned executive with high energy and creativity, as well as a track record of achievement, management skills, and business acumen. With a demonstrated passion for American art and/or history, s/he will be a tested, persuasive, inventive leader who is inspired by the Museum’s mission and can inspire others as well. An advanced degree in art history, history, museum studies, or American studies is expected. Candidates with equivalent professional and leadership experience, along with a passion and interest in American art and/or history, will also be considered. Please email nominations and applications (resume/CV and cover letter) to: Naree W.S. Viner, Nonprofit Practice, at: FGMDirector@kornferry.com.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 07/19/2017

Senior Administrative and Project Assistant

John F. Kennedy Library Foundation Boston, MA
The Foundation is seeking a highly motivated assistant to support the day-to-day administrative and projects of the three Senior Staff members at the Foundation. The Foundation always has a variety of projects to handle in many areas, which keeps the work fast paced and ever changing. Responsibilities may include: • General administrative duties, which may include making travel arrangements for staff and program participants, preparing expense reports and gathering invoices, filing, meeting preparation and event arrangements • Preparing reports and gathering statistical data • Completing research on a variety of topics • Assistance with maintaining Foundation permanent records • Assistance with the administration of Human Resources • Assistance with the coordination and orchestration of the Awards programs • Assistance with the preparation of materials for Board Committee and Committee meetings (i.e. finance, audit, investment, technology, programs) • Assist with the management of benchmarks established • Ensure high-quality and timely production of all project deliverables • Coordination of projects including research, writing, events planning, meeting planning, and follow-up as needed • Manage deliverables and timeline with internal and external stakeholders • Assist in the definition of project scope and objections • Develop a detailed plan to monitor and track progress • Manage change to project scope, schedule and costs effectively • Assisting with implementation of various projects • Assisting with the planning of events related to JFK’s Centennial in 2017 • Support with Development activities as needed This position will be exposed to business issues, project management, and general office administration. https://www.jfklibrary.org/About-Us/Job-Volunteer-Internships/Vacancies.aspx
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 07/11/2017

Executive Assistant to the President and CEO

New England Historic Genealogical Society Boston, MA
American Ancestors / New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) seeks an Executive Assistant to the President and CEO. The candidate will provide administrative support to the President and CEO and executive office. Duties and Responsibilities: Manages the President and CEO’s calendars and schedules appointments, requiring interactions with donors, members of the board of trustees and staff on all levels and across all departments. Executes substantive projects and other duties as assigned by the President and CEO. Screens incoming calls and correspondence and responds independently when possible .Organizes meetings and events by arranging schedules, facilitating the design and issuance of invitations and event information, arranging facilities and caterers, coordinating speakers and controlling event budget. Prepares agendas, notices, minutes and resolutions from NEHGS meetings and assists with the preparation of presentations for internal and external meetings, lectures and events. Composes confidential correspondence and reports. Prepares payment requests and organizes monthly expense reports of President and CEO. Creates, updates, and maintains database and spreadsheet files. Arranges complex and detailed travel plans and itineraries and compiles documents for travel-related meetings and events. Maintains confidentiality of all organizational, personnel and research matters. Works closely with fundraising and development teams. Minimum 5 years of professional work experience in nonprofit business environment. Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize. Verbal and written communication skills. Event planning knowledge. Strong knowledge of computer/internet skills, such as: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook; experience with CRM platforms is required. Bachelor’s degree. Email a compelling cover letter and a resume to mmajor@nehgs.org. No phone calls, please. Apply by: August 17, 2017
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: Competitive nonprofit salary and exceptional benefits package.
Posted on: 07/07/2017

Senior Accountant

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston, MA
Reporting to the Controller, the Senior Accountant shares responsibility for managing the Museum's accounting system including general ledger, support and program revenue and receivables, accounts payable, cash management, and monthly journal entries. The Senior Accountant also serves as the primary lead for the payroll and timekeeping systems. For more info and to apply: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/9131
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 07/06/2017

Museum Director

World Awareness Children's Museum Glens Falls, NY
The Director will achieve the Museum's mission to "bring our diverse world to children" primarily through its interactive exhibitions, educational programs using its prestigious collections of children art from 80 countries and related educational objects. The Director will serve as principal community spokesperson, lead staff, manage museum operations, develop and execute Museum policies as directed by the Board of Trustees. Strong skills are required in development, fundraising, marketing, finance, administration, leadership, and vision. A minimum of 3-5 years of experience required in nonprofit management, museum studies, business, or related field. The full job description is posted on www.worldchildrensmuseum.org. Address cover letter with resume to Edward Fitzgerald, President, Board of Trustees and send to Karin Kilgore-Green at kgreen@jmzarchitects.com by August 4, 2017.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: $47,500 - 52,500
Posted on: 07/06/2017

Human Resources Leader

ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center Burlington, VT
ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain is a dynamic, nationally acclaimed, lake aquarium and science center committed to engaging diverse public audiences in creating a healthier Lake Champlain. ECHO seeks a strategic, thoughtful and highly communicative human resources professional to advance the recruitment, retainment, and development of ECHO’s team, which includes full, part time and seasonal employees as well as interns and volunteers. This key leadership position will recruit, hire and retain a team of well trained, motivated employees and volunteers, develop and implement strategies to support professional development, create a positive, engaging workplace culture that embraces lifelong learning and establishes fair and equitable organizational policies that clearly communicate and integrate our mission, vision, and core values into our daily practice. The position requires a dynamic thinker and doer who takes initiative and actively engages in building positive organizational and human resource best practices to create an fun and effective workplace. The ideal candidate will embrace continuous learning, thrive in a fast-paced environment and have a proven ability to build strong internal relationships and external partnerships. Full job description at: echovt.org/jobs. ECHO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes resumes from individuals who will contribute to our diversity. Send resume and cover letter to jobs@echovermont.org titled HR Leader. Application Deadline: Friday, July 14, 2017
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 06/27/2017

Administrative Manager

The Bidwell House Museum Monterey, MA
The Bidwell House Museum, a colonial history museum set on 192 acres in the Berkshires, seeks an organized, detail-oriented individual for a part-time 18 hour/week position in our small office. The Administrative Manager works directly under the Executive Director, and is responsible for membership record-keeping and correspondence, office management, and participation in fundraising, media and marketing projects. Recent college graduates with an active interest in history, education, historic preservation, art history, and/or museum studies are strongly encouraged to apply. A great job to learn about museum practices! The individual needs to be a self-starter with strong oral and written communication skills as well as computer skills, including Word, Excel and Quickbooks. Museum database management experience (Past Perfect) as well as graphic design and web site experience is a plus. Send resume and references to Heather Kowalski, Executive Director, email: bidwellhr@gmail.com. The Bidwell House Museum, 100 Art School Road, PO. Box 537, Monterey, MA 01245. For more details: www.bidwellhousemuseum.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $15/hour
Posted on: 06/27/2017

Manager of Curatorial and Administrative Affairs

Whistler House Museum of Art Lowell, MA
The Whistler House Museum of Art (WHMA), an award-winning National Historic Landmark and internationally known birthplace of James McNeill Whistler, seeks a highly motivated individual with demonstrated curatorial and administrative experience for a fast-pace, exciting museum and gallery environment. This individual reports and works closely with the Executive Director and President of the Board of Trustees and would assist in all operations including exhibitions, educational art programs, collections management, membership, development, marketing, public relations and museum’s facility, gallery and park. Strong oral and written communications skills are a must with diplomacy and tact needed to work well with staff, board members, politicians, community leaders, docents, volunteers, other museum partners and community artists. Attention to detail, good organizational skills and an advanced proficiency in Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Past Perfect or Raiser’s Edge is required. Website managing, computer troubleshooting and graphics experience is a plus. Master’s degree is preferred, but not required. Desired qualifications include at least a BA, BFA in Art History, Museum Studies or other related field. Interested candidates should email their resumes to sbogosian@whistlerhouse.org. Employment Type: Part-time to Full-time – Up to 40 hours.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 06/23/2017

Executive Director

General Society Mayflower Descendants Plymouth, MA
The General Society of Mayflower Descendants (GSMD) is seeking applications for an Executive Director responsible for the day to day operation of GSMD, including management of a staff of 20 and meeting quarterly goals. Admin duties also include supervising vendors and contract employees for the Mayflower Society House, publications, and special events. The candidate will be responsible for a solid and successful development plan that will build GSMD programs and revenues. Qualifications and skills will require leadership with a track record of achievement in senior management, experience in building and managing budgets, a measurable track record in development and proven success with donor prospects, grants, and online crowdfunding. A strong knowledge of Colonial history and the Mayflower Pilgrims a plus. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to governorgeneral@themayflowersociety.org. Please include work experience, leadership success, fundraising achievements, and vision to lead a membership organization. Review of applications to begin on July 17, 2017.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 06/22/2017

Collections

Curator, Islamic Art & Culture

Royal Ontario Museum Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), Canada’s largest museum, seeks dynamic and creative Curator of Islamic Art & Culture to develop and implement a robust schedule of exhibitions, programs and research while also building the collection. The successful candidate will lead interpretation and presentation of the collection for both general and academic audiences; collectors, scholars, external communities, and global partners; and welcome interactions with many audiences, including families. OPPORTUNITIES: The incoming curator will be invited to curate innovative, interdisciplinary exhibitions with the potential to travel; to build and refine the collection in new directions, including modern and contemporary; to build global networks; to engage in teaching, original research. Opportunity for cross-appointment to teach at University of Toronto. RESPONSIBILITIES: Manage permanent collection and installation rotations; work collaboratively with museum teams and outside collaborators on special exhibitions and programs; develop strategies for broader outreach and increased visibility for the collection, especially to local and diasporic communities; actively engage with professional colleagues to produce research and publications; and work with donors, collectors and patrons to cultivate support for acquisitions, exhibitions and programs. REQUIREMENTS: Must have PhD or equivalent, preferably in Islamic art or culture field; publications track-record; one language from an Islamic region; fundraising experience a plus. Curatorial/exhibitions experience and reputation in one’s field preferred. Full qualifications/how to apply: www.museum-search.com. Apply by 10/23/2017 to SearchandRef@museum-search.com. EOE. Nominations welcome.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 08/23/2017

Curator of Paintings and Sculpture

Smith College Northampton, MA
PRIMARY FUNCTION(S): Oversee, steward, and develop SCMA’s collection of American and European paintings and sculpture made before 1950. 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. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 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. Visit https://smithcollege.hiretouch.com/applicant-login?jobID=43153 to apply.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 08/23/2017

Collections Manager

Armenian Museum of America Watertown, MA
The Armenian Museum seeks a full-time Collections Manager with a background in museum studies and collections who has demonstrated proficiency in the core functional areas of Collections Management, conservation practices, administrative capabilities and planning experience expected in the profession. The successful candidate will demonstrate professional experience with a diverse range of historical artifact and textile collections, as well as archival materials. The ideal candidate will also have a strong appreciation for Armenian history and culture. The Collections Manager, reporting to the Museum Executive Director, will work closely with the Curator and other collections staff in matters concerning the Museum’s collection, archives, exhibits and displays. RESPONSIBILITIES: Take responsibility for a master plan to improve collections care and develop preservation strategies; Assist in the development of new storage solutions; Administer preventative collections care and identify conservation needs; Assist in the finding and writing of grants for collections related projects and oversee the implementation of awards; Oversee accession process and maintain documents related to the acquisitions, including the execution of loans; Maintain collections database, digital images, and all other collection records; Conduct regular inventories of the Museum’s collection; Assist in preparing objects for exhibitions; Train and oversee interns and volunteers. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: A Bachelor’s Degree in Museum Studies, Anthropology, Conservation, Art, History or other related field, along with 3-4 years of related work experience is a minimum requirement. A Master’s Degree in a similar field related to museum work preferred. Send cover letter, resume, and contact information for two references to Susanna Fout at susannaf@armenianmuseum.org . Applications due by September 5, 2017.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience
Posted on: 08/16/2017

Archivist (part-time)

Cambridge Historical Society Cambridge, MA
The Cambridge Historical Society seeks a part-time archives professional to engage with the community to utilize collections to support the Society’s award-winning programming. Duties include processing materials, answering reference requests, supervising interns and volunteers, updating Word Press sites, and providing a strong collections voice in our programs and events. A full job description is available on www.cambridgehistory.org. If you are interested in joining a small team of individuals dedicated to making the past relevant to the present, please submit your resume and letter of interest to Marieke Van Damme, Executive Director, at mvandamme@cambridgehistory.org by September 4.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $22/hr
Posted on: 08/11/2017

Deputy Executive Director for Collections & Interpretation

The Rhode Island Historical Society Providence, RI
The Rhode Island Historical Society invites experienced museum and/or library administrators with artifact and/or special collections experience to apply for the position of Deputy Executive Director for Collections and Interpretation (DED). The DED will manage a team whose responsibilities include the day-to-day management of the RIHS collections, interpretation, and programs, such as cataloguing and technical services, visitor services, acquisitions, and conservation. The DED will also coordinate with the Director of the Goff Center for Education and Public Programs and the Director of the Museum of Work & Culture on exhibition planning and execution of the RIHS strategic plan. The DED will report to the Executive Director, assisting in strategic decisions related to the programs and activities of the RIHS and advising on industry best practices and in collections-based digitization and outreach. The DED will also work closely with the Deputy Executive Director for Finance and Administration, as well as the staff and Board of Trustees Collections Committee.The successful candidate will have experience managing a professional staff – ideally in a special collections department or museum – as well as first-hand experience in areas such as collections development, research services, collection management, cataloguing and technical services, imaging, and exhibition planning. For a list of requirements for the position, please visit www.rihs.org. To apply please email cover letter, resume/CV, and the names of three references to jobs@rihs.org, attention C. Morgan Grefe, RIHS Executive Director, with “DED Collections and Interpretation” in the subject line. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. No phone calls, please.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 08/10/2017

Curator of Rare Books and Head of Special Collections

Boston Athenæum Boston, MA
SUMMARY: The Trustees of the Boston Athenæum are committed to elevating the profile of the Special Collections for public enjoyment and for research. The organization seeks an accomplished, inspiring leader to head this effort, while also serving as curator of rare books—the core collection of more than 150,000 volumes, primarily American and European, focused in the humanities. The curatorial responsibilities comprise the majority of the role. The successful candidate will be an intellectually agile curator and effective manager, committed to realizing the full potential of the Athenæum’s extraordinary holdings across a spectrum of rare materials—from rare books, maps, and manuscripts, to prints, drawings, and photographs, to paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts. S/he will work with colleagues from across the organization to integrate access to, research into, and presentation of the Special Collections. S/he will have a record of success in cultivating donors and raising funds for Special Collections projects. TO APPLY: Please submit a cover letter to hr@bostonathenaeum.org, expressing interest and outlining relevant experience; curriculum vitae; sample publication, preferably of no more than 20 pages in length; and the names and contact information of two professional references. Review of materials will begin on August 30, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. More information about the position can be found at: http://www.bostonathenaeum.org/about/employment/jobs
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 07/28/2017

Curator of Paintings and Sculpture, and Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs

Yale Center for British Art New Haven, CT
Curator of Paintings and Sculpture: Reporting to the Chief Curator of Art Collections, and working alongside the Curator of Sculpture, the Curator of Paintings and Sculpture will be a key member of the Center’s curatorial team and will participate actively in a wide range of curatorial activities in the Department, at the Center, and in collaboration with other institutions across the University, as well as in the wider world of art historical scholarship. Under the supervision of the Chief Curator, the Curator of Paintings and Sculpture will oversee, steward, and develop the Yale Center for British Art’s collection of over 2,000 paintings and 200 pieces of sculpture, the most important collection of its kind outside the United Kingdom. For more information and immediate consideration, apply online at http://bit.ly/2sjvbbJ. Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs: Reporting to the Chief Curator of Art Collections, the Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs will be a key member of the Center’s curatorial team and will participate actively in a wide range of curatorial activities in the Department, at the Center, and in collaboration with other institutions across the University, as well as in the wider world of art historical scholarship. Under the supervision of the Chief Curator, the Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs will oversee, steward, and develop the Yale Center for British Art’s collection of over 22,000 drawings, 40,000 prints and a growing collection of nearly 1,000 photographs. For more information and immediate consideration, apply online at http://bit.ly/2rZalPG. AA/EEO – M/F/Disability/Veteran
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 07/27/2017

Chief Curator

Battleship Cove, America's Fleet Museum Fall River, MA
Battleship cove seeks a qualified candidate for the staff position of Chief Curator. Battleship Cove is a 52-year old iconic cultural heritage destination, which receives 100,000 visitors annually, and is located on the waterfront in historic Fall River, Massachusetts. www.battleshipcove.org. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Chief Curator will lead a curatorial team toward accomplishing the Museum’s mission of welcoming all to celebrate American Maritime and Military heritage in a setting that unites the power of history with contemporary culture. The Curatorial Division of the organization includes Collections, Education, PT Boats and related programs who serve to create the intellectual product of the two Museums. The Chief Curator/Director of Curatorial Affairs serves as a key member of the senior management team and must bring strong management experience, a record of accomplishment of innovative projects, and a desire to create a distinctive experience in a dynamic museum environment. The position reports to the Executive Director and works in collaboration with all divisions of the Museum. Master’s degree in history or related field Minimum of 6 years management level experience Minimum of 7 years of applied curatorial experience Grant writing experience For a the full description of duties and qualifications, as well as instructions for applying, please visit http://battleshipcove.org/employment/.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 07/25/2017

Curator of Museum Gardens

Plimoth Plantation Plymouth, MA
Plimoth Plantation has 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. Our gardens are a unique heritage landscape for current and future generations to experience and enjoy. This position is responsible for the upkeep and development of all the Museum’s historical gardens. By maintaining excellent standards of presentation of the gardens and landscapes you will contribute to guests’ enjoyment of this unique outdoor Museum. We are seeking an individual who will greet with energy and enthusiasm the challenges and opportunities inherent in the planning and maintenance of the museum’s historical gardens. This is very much a hands-on job and most of the work during spring, summer and fall is the day-to-day physical work of maintaining the gardens. You will supervise, assign and direct the work of staff and volunteers working on the Museum’s gardens and greenhouse. The position also includes taking responsibility for a master plan for garden development and restoration. B.A. or B.S. – Degree or substantial training in horticulture preferred, but related experience may substitute. Experience of staff and volunteer supervision and working with the public Proven practical experience of the cyclical maintenance of a high quality gardens. A flexible schedule is required. Email resume & cover letter to Sue Haverstock shaverstock@plimoth.org. See website for job description http://www.plimoth.org/about/work-plimoth. Closing date for applying: July 25, 2017
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 07/07/2017

Archivist

Mattapoisett Historical Society Mattapoisett, MA
The Mattapoisett Historical Society has an immediate opening for an Archivist. Under the supervision of the Curator, the Archivist will accession, arrange, digitize, describe, and re-house manuscript collections, photographs, maps, and other material as well as implement basic preservation methods. The Archivist will also provide reference and other assistance as needed. The Archivist must possess strong analytical, organizational, and computer skills, as well as a degree in Library Science (MLS) or Library Information Science (MLIS) from an ALA- accredited library school. Knowledge of Early American and New England history required along with 1-3 years’ experience with archival records, preferably in a museum setting. Experience using PastPerfect preferred. This is a 20 hour a week ($20/hour), 2-year grant-funded position. To apply, send letter of interest, résumé, and contact information for three references to info@mattapoisetthistoricalsociety.org. The application deadline is August 1, 2017. No phone calls accepted. Mattapoisett Historical Society is an equal opportunity employer. www.mattapoisetthistoricalsociety.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Contract
Posted on: 07/07/2017

Curatorial Assistant

Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Williamstown, MA
The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute seeks an energetic and organized individual to serve as a curatorial assistant. The Clark, an art museum and center for research and graduate study, is located in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts. The Curatorial Assistant reports to the Senior Curator and works closely with the curatorial team on developing, organizing, and implementing the Clark’s ambitious program of special exhibitions; performs curatorial functions for upcoming exhibitions including research, label writing and conceptualizing installation design; research new acquisitions and incoming loans. Assists with departmental administration. There may be opportunities to travel in the U.S. and Europe. The position is intended to serve as preparation for advanced careers in museum curatorial departments or for graduate study. The ideal candidate will have an M.A. in art history and a reading knowledge of French, Italian, and/or German. This is a one-year position, potentially renewable for a second year. Individuals interested in applying should submit a cover letter, salary requirements, resume, and the names of three references via email to HumanResources@clarkart.edu, fax to 413-458-2582, or mail to: Human Resources Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute 225 South Street Williamstown, MA 01267 For more information, please refer to our website at www.clarkart.edu/hr
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Contract
Posted on: 06/23/2017

Collections Manager

Carpenter Museum Rehoboth, MA
The Rehoboth Antiquarian Society’s Carpenter Museum seeks a part-time Collections Manager (16-20 hours per week) to oversee and provide access to the Museum’s collection of artifacts and materials related to the town of Rehoboth, Massachusetts, founded in 1643. The Collections Manager will work collaboratively with the Museum Director to interpret the collections through physical exhibits and digital platforms. The Collections Manager will also supervise the work of interns and serve as the primary staff liaison to the Collections Committee. Successful candidates should have at minimum a B.A. in Museum Studies, History, or a related field, and a demonstrated understanding of best practices in collections management. M.A. in a related field and knowledge of PastPerfect database software preferred. Please email cover letter, resume, and a list of three references to director@rehobothantiquarian.org. For a more detailed job description, please visit: http://www.rehobothantiquarian.org/employment-opportunities/.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 06/14/2017

Registrar/Collections Manager

Florence Griswold Museum Old Lyme, CT
The Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, Connecticut, seeks a highly motivated Registrar to manage its collections of American paintings, works on paper, decorative arts, and archival materials. The Museum is located in coastal Connecticut on a historic site that was once the setting for the Lyme Art Colony. A regional museum of American art, FGM is a dynamic cultural destination combining art, history, and landscape with strong educational dimensions. Reporting to the Curator, the Registrar will help manage the Museum’s collections and help coordinate its exhibition program. Responsibilities include supervising storage, executing loans and insurance, maintaining the collections database, digital images, and all collection records, and assisting with the planning, production, and installation of exhibitions. Qualifications include a B.A. in art history, American studies, or related field, Master’s degree preferred; 2-3 years of museum experience; knowledge of best practices for museum registration; proficiency with collections management software; hands-on attention to detail; strong organizational skills, including the ability to supervise interns and volunteers and interact with the public; ability to assist physically with installations and to lift 35 pounds. Competitive salary and benefits. Please email cover letter, resume, and references to amy@flogris.org. No calls.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 06/09/2017

Assistant Curator

Heritage Museums & Garden Sandwich, MA
You won’t be sitting at a desk all day here! We are seeking an experienced assistant curator with a genuine desire for a wide variety of curatorial tasks including work with all aspects of exhibitions and collections care at the museum. Duties include: assisting with exhibit curation, writing exhibit materials, making object selections, coordinating loans and transportation, documentation and care of museum collections, and conducting research. Job Qualifications: Successful candidates will have subject matter expertise relating to American material culture and history, experience curating and installing dynamic exhibits, and a love for collections care. Experience with PastPerfect is a plus. Please enjoy people, have a sense of humor, a strong work ethic, and a desire to excel. Requirements: Master’s degree in museum studies (or similar), and great research and writing skills. This job requires the ability to lift and move objects weighing up to 30 pounds unassisted, the ability to push cars in the collection, a valid Massachusetts driver’s license and occasional overnight travel. Send cover letter and a resume to jmadden@heritagemuseums.org before June 30, 2017.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 06/01/2017

Development and Marketing

Manager of Corporate Relations and Sponsorship

Maine Maritime Museum Bath, ME
Maine Maritime Museum, an internationally recognized cultural institution located on the Kennebec River in Bath, seeks a Manager of Corporate Relations and Sponsorship to join our Development Team and play a key role helping the museum to continue to grow and excel. If you are an enthusiastic and creative person who cares about Maine’s cultural heritage, who enjoys working with people, and wants to make things happen, then consider joining our team! The Manager of Corporate Relations and Sponsorship helps the museum raise the funds necessary to fulfill its mission and builds support for the museum in the business and cultural community. This position has primary responsibility for the stewardship and growth of the museum’s Business Partner Program (currently 170+ members) and Sponsorship Program. Additional areas of involvement include community partnerships and collaborations, fundraising events, boat donation program, and corporate grant writing. This position works closely with the Manager of Development Operations and has the support of a PT Development Assistant as well as volunteer support. For detailed job description, please visit the website: http://www.mainemaritimemuseum.org/media/director_of_development.pdf Posted on: 08/21/2017

Part Time Events and Social Media Manager

Old South Meeting House Boston, MA
Old South Meeting House, a museum and historic site in downtown Boston, seeks an enthusiastic professional to positively promote the organization through social media and assist with management of 50+ facility rentals each year, including corporate events, wedding ceremonies, and public programs with non-profit organizations. Reports to Marketing and Events Director. Responsibilities include: Independently manage 15-25 events each year and support larger events as needed, supervising event staff and working with clients from initial contact to post-event wrap up; Represent OSMH as first point of contact for rental event inquiries, and interface with clients and caterers; Process event reservations, deposits and payments in Blackbaud software; Work closely with senior staff to plan signature events, including the Boston Tea Party Reenactment; Manage Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social media; Develop social media content calendar consistent with mission and institutional marketing plan; Track social media data, create reports; Assist with marketing and publicity using Constant Contact announcements, calendar listings and other platforms. Part-time, hourly position, approximately 20 hours per week. Requires occasional weekend and evening work. Qualifications: Energetic and enthusiastic individual with one + year of experience in event management or related field; excellent writing and organizational skills; a professional and flexible manner; able to work well with a diverse range of people and and balance multiple priorities. Museum or non-profit experience and successful successful management of non-profit social media platforms a plus To apply, send resume and cover letter to events@osmh.org no later than August 28th. No phone calls please. For more information on OSMH, please visit www.osmh.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 08/15/2017

Director of Development

Mattatuck Museum Waterbury, CT
The Mattatuck Museum seeks full-time Director of Development to lead efforts to expand and diversify funding sources and donor base, shape overall development strategy, support earned income goals, and oversee fundraising including annual giving, membership and patron programs, events, and planned and major gifts. Work with board; supervise staff, interns and volunteers. Advanced computer skills necessary – Donor Perfect database; museum experience a plus. Compensation consistent with experience and qualifications. Women, veterans and minority candidates strongly encouraged to apply. Send cover letter that addresses qualifications and interest, current resume and 3 professional references to: DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT SEARCH, Attn: Robert Burns, Director, Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT 06702 or via email to Bob@mattmuseum.org. Documents should be either Microsoft Word or PDF format and not exceed 5 megabytes. For full job description, visit www.mattmuseum.org/visit/about/job-opportunities/
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: commensurate with experience
Posted on: 08/11/2017

Capital Campaign Assistant

Heritage Museums & Gardens Sandwich, MA
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES: Works as the assistant to the Capital Campaign effort, working under the supervision of the Campaign Manager and closely with the President & CEO and the board completing a wide range of administrative tasks, and coordinating with the non-campaign development staff. Assists with special projects and events. Requirements: 1-3 years professional experience in fundraising; experience with fundraising database and wealth screening software; excellent people skills; ability to handle sensitive information with absolute confidentiality; excellent computer skills, especially the Microsoft Office suite, Adobe Creative Cloud, and relational databases. Experience with Blackbaud databases (specifically Altru) helpful. Knowledge of office procedures and meetings, excellent organization skills, competency with the fundraising process, and experience in similar capacity. To apply for the position of Capital Campaign Assistant, please send a resume and detailed cover letter to: slonergan@HeritageMuseums.org by August 25, 2017.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 08/03/2017

Web Designer

Worcester Art Museum Worcester, MA
Marketing, Communications and Design Department Part-time opening (20 hrs/week) to support the Museum’s marketing and communications initiatives by designing and maintaining the WAM website and digital publications. The web designer contributes to the overall marketing strategy and is responsible for upgrading and analyzing the Museum’s web graphics. Responsibilities include designing graphics for digital media (lobby signage, the website, electronic newsletters, ads, social media, videos, and sundry interactive projects) and adding content (graphics, text, images, videos, and hyperlinks) to the Museum’s website. The Web Designer is part of a busy, dynamic creative team that supports and/or collaborates with nearly every Museum department. The candidate must have three or more years of experience as a web/graphic designer, in particular with XHTML, CSS, content management software and Adobe Creative Suite. A Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, IT, related field, or equivalent work experience is required. Experience with video editing software, graphic design, advertising, marketing, or related field is desirable. Excellent verbal and written communication skills; flexible, diplomatic, and team-oriented working style; and ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously are essential. Qualified candidates should submit resume, cover letter, and samples of digital work to humanresources@worcesterart.org, or Director of Human Resources, 55 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA 01609. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome diversity.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $19.58 - $24.48
Posted on: 07/31/2017

Senior Vice President for Advancement

Mystic Seaport Museum Mystic, CT
Mystic Seaport Museum, the nation’s pre-eminent maritime museum located in Mystic, CT, seeks a dynamic, innovative fund raising professional to lead its advancement program, which includes the Annual Fund, Capital Campaign, planned giving, grants, restricted projects, and gifts in kind. With a mission to inspire an enduring connection to the American maritime experience, the Museum seeks to influence how new generations engage with America’s past, present, and future. A key member of the senior management team, the Sr. VP for Advancement must have proven ability in raising leadership and transformational gifts for all purposes, and a demonstrated track record in the management of successful development programs, including the completion of a major campaign under his/her leadership. The chosen candidate will be an experienced professional with strong leadership, strategic thinking, management, and communication skills who will bring vision, ideas and energy to the position. See https://tinyurl.com/MysticVPDev for complete job description and application instructions.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: competitive
Posted on: 07/28/2017

Digital Content Editor

Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Williamstown, MA
Join the Clark’s Communications team to manage and develop digital content for one of the region’s most dynamic institutions. The digital content editor oversees and updates the Clark’s website content on a daily basis; works to enhance the Clark’s search engine optimization; creates video and still images to feed the digital media platforms; manages daily posts to the Clark’s social media platforms; develops new materials for the Clark’s blog; coordinates messages, calendars, and schedules across on-site digital platforms; works collaboratively on digital advertising; oversees the Google adwords account and collaborates with other departments to generate new materials and content for all platforms. Other duties include benchmarking and evaluation of all social media platforms; reporting on effectiveness of digital campaigns; and support for other functions within the Clark’s Marketing and Communications Department. For more information: www.clarkart.edu/employment. Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, resume, salary requirements, and the names of three professional references via e-mail to HumanResources@clarkart.edu or mail to Human Resources, Clark Art Institute, P. O. Box 8, Williamstown, MA 01267.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 07/24/2017

Development Assistant

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston, MA
Reporting to the Director of Individual Giving, and working closely with the Manager of Friends of Fenway Court, the Development Assistant’s primary responsibility is to provide administrative support for the operations of the development office. The individual will also work closely with the Development Events Manager to support events and committee work. The Development Assistant is a key member of a 13-person development team, responsible for supporting all of the museum’s fundraising and cultivation goals. For more information and to apply: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/9774
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 07/24/2017

Membership Communications Officer

Museum of Science Boston, MA
The Membership Communications Officer is responsible for executing the Museum's membership acquisition, renewal and retention campaigns and communication projects to ensure we continue to grow our engaged membership base and achieve our financial goals. The Museum of Science has over 50,000 members and the membership program contributes over $6 million in revenue per year. One highlight of the membership program is our industry leading automatic renewal program. This role uses marketing project management skills combined with copy writing and a solid understanding of email, digital marketing and direct mail best practices to deliver membership acquisition and retention campaigns that maintain and enhance the Museum of Science's exceptional membership marketing program. For more information and to apply, please visit: https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/598884-29458.html
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 07/12/2017

Development Manager

Williams College Williamstown, MA
Development Manager Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA) Williams is pleased to announce the opening of a Development Manager in WCMA. The Development Manager will manage and coordinate the museum's donor engagement and stewardship programs and events partnering closely with colleagues in the museum's engagement and curatorial divisions. Responsibilities: Implement events and manage communication for a stewardship program that deeply engages the full spectrum of supporters, from young WCMA and Grad Art alums to the highest level donors and advisors. Liaise with the curatorial and programming staff to coordinate the design and implementation of creative and meaningful donor events. Work with the Director of External Relations and Senior Development Officers, implements and coordinates a donor engagement calendar for the Museum director and others at the museum. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in an arts related field and at least three to five years of experience in donor engagement or a related field in advancement. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential, including editing and proofreading, as are organizational and good decision making skills. Interact effectively with alumni and donors in a courteous, confidential and professional manner. For the detailed job posting and/or to apply for this position, please visit http://staff-careers.williams.edu. EOE/AA PI98585660
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 07/11/2017

Manager of Membership & Development

New England Museum Association Arlington, MA
Wanted: a new player in a new position on the NEMA team! Your assignment: build our base of almost 3,000 members and take charge of revenue-generation initiatives to strengthen the country’s largest regional museum association. Reporting to the Executive Director in our Arlington, MA, office, the Manager of Membership & Development oversees outreach to prospective NEMA members from the museum community and engagement with the various categories of NEMA members including institutional, institutional affiliate, individual, academic, and business members. The Manager also builds NEMA’s development and revenue-generation capacity. This is a full-time position with outstanding benefits including health/dental/life/disability insurance and employer-matched retirement program. NEMA is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from candidates of diverse backgrounds.Visit, https://nemanet.org/about-us/manager-membership-development/ for complete position description. Submit resume, and cover letter by August 4, 2017 to resumes@nemanet.org. For information about the New England Museum Association, visit www.nemanet.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: $45,000 – 48,000
Posted on: 07/10/2017

Institutional Support Officer

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston, MA
The Institutional Support Officer will support the Manager of Foundations and Government Support in all fundraising activities connected with institutional grants, including helping to generate annual revenue of $1M+. This activity will include proposal development, grant writing, stewarding of existing institutional partners, and tracking and managing an ambitious pipeline of reports and proposals. This position will have primary responsibility for administration of ongoing grants. Working closely with the Director of Corporate Engagement and Special Events, this position will also play a key role in proposal writing for corporate membership and sponsorships working to increase this key source of support. Identifying and qualifying new institutional funding and sponsorship is an important element of the position. The Institutional Support Officer is part of a 13-member development team supporting an ~$18 million operating budget. For more info and to apply: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/9168
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 07/06/2017

Preservation Policy Associate

The Preservation Society of Newport County Newport, RI
The PSNC seeks a full-time Preservation Policy Associate to support the organization’s advocacy and outreach efforts. The Preservation Policy staff comprises a small team that works in close alignment with the Preservation Society’s Board of Trustees, Preservation Policy Committee, CEO and Executive Director, and Chief of Staff. Evening and weekend hours may be required. Reporting to the Preservation Policy Manager, the Preservation Policy Associate will help the Preservation Society continue to strengthen its impact locally, with a particular focus on positively enhancing quality of life by advocating for the preservation of architecture, landscapes, and the scenic character of Newport County. To learn further details about The Preservation Society of Newport County and this positing please visit our website at www.newportmansions.org careers section.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 07/10/2017

Director of Business Development

New England Historic Genealogical Society Boston, MA
American Ancestors / NEHGS seeks a dynamic and passionate leader to serve as Director of Business Development with the key responsibilities of increasing the organization’s market position and achieving financial growth through the development of purpose-driven earned income initiatives. As the organization’s leader of earned income activities, the Director of Business Development will oversee the planning, implementation, and execution of initiatives to develop, market, and monetize family history services, products, and partnerships to support the genealogical research endeavors of new and existing constituents while helping to further the financial sustainability of the institution. Duties and Responsibilities: Develop and author a growth strategy based on our core values that achieves increased gross and net revenue, market expansion, and maintains high constituent satisfaction. Conduct research to identify target markets, constituent needs and industry trends. Analyze, evaluate, and recommend scalable and sustainable service and product offerings that meet constituent needs. Develop business opportunities by analyzing market strategies, requirements, revenue potential, and financial cost-benefit. Supervise Marketing and Sales team. Skill and Qualifications: Minimum 10 years of professional work experience with proven sales planning, prospecting, marketing and closing skills. Ability to meet deadlines in a timely and efficient manner. Strong knowledge of computer/internet skills, such as: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Adobe Creative Cloud; Knowledge and experience with CRM platforms is required. Ability to travel. Appreciation and interest in family history. Competitive nonprofit salary and exceptional benefits package. How to Apply: Email a compelling cover letter and a resume to mmajor@nehgs.org. No phone calls, please. Apply by: August 7, 2017
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 07/05/2017

Senior Development Coordinator

The Children's Museum Inc. West Hartford, CT
The Children’s Museum Inc., West Hartford, is a 90 year old educational organization that includes a center with hands on science, nature and art exhibits, a Museum Preschool and a Nature Center. The Museum and Nature Center features over 200 live animals, a digital planetarium, hands on exhibits and numerous educational programs within our facilities and thru outreach into the community for young children, families and schools. The Senior Development Coordinator works alongside lead staff, museum management and the Board of Trustees, to engage in fund development functions with an emphasis on cultivating, securing and maintaining major donors to support our operations, exhibits and educational programming initiatives. This position requires a strong knowledge of proven fundraising models and strategies and fundraising sources to successfully develop and maintain relationships with major donors, local companies, large corporations and foundations. This role will chair the development team consisting of the Executive Director, Director of Operations, Grant Writer/Coordinator and Development Associate. This role takes on administrative oversight for development staff and works with leadership to develop budgets, reports and ancillary materials to support development proposals and reports. For a detailed job description and information on how to apply, visit our website http://www.thechildrensmuseumct.org/about-us/employment/
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 07/05/2017

Chief Development Officer

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts Bethel, NY
The Chief Development Officer (CDO) will have an exciting and rewarding opportunity to chart the next phase of philanthropic growth for Bethel Woods. Reporting to and partnering with the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the CDO also works closely with the board of trustees to engage in the identification, cultivation, and solicitation of major donors and leveraging the potential for significant gifts. As an integral member of the senior management team, the CDO plays an active role as a thought-partner in planning for the organization’s overall advancement. Please submit a letter and resume (electronic submissions, please) with a summary of demonstrable accomplishments to: Elisabeth B. Galley, Senior Vice President, Arts Consulting Group,bethelwoods@ArtsConsulting.com
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 06/27/2017

Development Department Assistant

Bruce Museum Greenwich, CT
Bruce Museum (www.brucemuseum.org) seeks a FT staff member to support the administrative functions of the Development Department, reporting to the Development Manager. Responsibilities: Enter all donations into database and acknowledge same in a timely manner; prepare letters; maintain filing system; organize mailings; produce weekly reports; assist all department staff; work events, benefits, openings; assist with Annual Report; organize Development Committee meetings and prepare meeting minutes; staff Museum admissions desk as needed. Work weekends and evenings as needed. Requirements: high level of computer skills for data entry, mail merge, list management and invitation design. Software: Altru, Raiser’s Edge experience preferred, Windows, Excel, Social Tables. Excellent attention to detail; organized, with ability to prioritize many tasks. Written and verbal skills. BA required To apply: resume and cover letter to: development@brucemuseum.org; fax (203) 869-0963; mail: Development Ad; Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Drive, Greenwich CT 06830. No phone calls, please.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 06/14/2017

Education

Assistant Educator

Colgate University Hamilton, NY
Located on Colgate University's beautiful campus in Hamilton, New York, the collection of the Picker Art Gallery features approximately 11,000 objects from antiquity to the present, including approximately 8,000 works on paper, 1,400 photographs, 900 paintings, and 300 sculptures. Colgate University is one of the country's leading liberal arts colleges, with a student population of about 2,900 and 300 faculty. This is an exciting time in Colgate's history, as the newly conceived Center for Art and Culture will become home to tow university museums: the Picker Art Gallery and the Longyear Museum of Anthropology. These distinguished university museums play a significant role in Colgate's teaching mission and reputation, a relationship that will be deepened with the newly launched Museum Studies Minor in the Department of Art and Art History. The Assistant Educator is an entry level position and will work under the direction of the Director of University Museums and serve as a member of the Colgate University museum team. Specific accountabilities will include: • Researching, developing, implementing and evaluating both existing and new and innovative educational programming. Coordinating scheduling and budget. • Leading all educational programming, using various outreach methods. • Fostering innovative and interdisciplinary collaboration, throughout campus and the local and regional museum communities, and advocating for excellence in the field of museum education. Qualifications: * Bachelor's degree (preferably in Education, Art History, Anthropology, History, Museum Studies) * A demonstrated knowledge of educational practices. * A demonstrated knowledge of Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS). * Previous experience in organizing and managing programs. Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/d3mdwzswvbjh74t8 PI99113548
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 08/21/2017

Children's Theatre Playwright

Providence Children's Museum Providence, RI
Providence Children’s Museum is looking for a playwright to develop our newest interactive live theater experience, focused on the concepts and skills related to empathy! The play we are hoping to commission will complement Coming to Rhode Island our newest exhibit which explores history and culture. The exhibit is designed to build empathy and foster respect for the diversity of individuals who make up our world. It’s about understanding that diversity makes our communities richer and stronger, and about cultivating compassion for others by making personal connections to their stories. At a time of divisiveness and discord in our country and world, empathy is more important than ever. To see the full RFP and timeline, please visit www.childrenmuseum.org/employment.asp
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Contract
SALARY RANGE: $1,500
Posted on: 08/16/2017

Director of Education & Library Services

Amon Carter Museum of American Art Fort Worth, TX
Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, TX ( http://www.cartermuseum.org/) seeks Director of Education and Library Services (DELS) to help provide leadership and vision for one of the world’s finest collections of American art. DELS will serve on Leadership Team and manage approximately 18 mid-level staff in Education and Library/Archives Departments. Successful candidate will be a leader, visionary, and an innovator regarding art museum educational programming and information services and will relish collaboration with fellow professionals. S/he will have a record of successful museum leadership including developing engaging, effective programs, and leading a department. Must be positive, diplomatic, comfortable in dynamic or challenging situations, and have excellent communication/writing skills and business acumen. Key responsibilities: Build on museum’s reputation for educational excellence by strengthening existing programs and developing new interpretative and public programs, particularly adult programs. Oversee Library/Archives initiatives to expand their reach. Foster a culture of strong partnerships within and beyond the museum in pursuit of institutional goals. Manage Division staff. Hire, train, evaluate, and cultivate leadership skills in staff. Assist Development Department to secure funding for programs and information services. Oversee formulation and management of Division budgets. Qualifications: Minimum 5 years museum-education and senior-management experience at an art museum or similar institution. M.A. in art history, art, museum studies, museum education, or similar field. Specialty in American Art or Culture desirable. Full qualifications/job description: www.museum-search.com. Apply: Email cover letter, résumé, salary requirement, names/contact information for 3 references by 9/11/17 to: SearchandRef@museum-search.com. EOE. Nominations welcome
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 08/09/2017

Manager of Overnight Programs

Mystic Seaport Mystic, CT
This position oversees and implements the two overnight programs in the Education Department: Ship to Shore and Anchor Watch. The Ship to Shore overnight program (weekdays September-November and February-May) at Mystic Seaport offers school groups the opportunity to immerse themselves in history. Through exploration of Mystic Seaport’s 19th-century village by day and nights spent aboard the training vessel Joseph Conrad, and with a series of educational tours, authentic demonstrations, and hands-on activities, the Ship to Shore program is a one-of-a-kind experience. The Mystic Seaport Anchor Watch overnight program (weekends September-November and March-May) provides an opportunity for youth groups to experience hands-on activities by day and sleep on board the 1882 square-rigged vessel Joseph Conrad by night. The Manager of Overnight Programs schedules and manages staff, communicates on a regular basis with teachers, youth group leaders and parents, processes associated paperwork, helps to market the programs, and teaches in the program as well, including sleeping overnight as needed. To view the full job description and apply, please visit https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1676654.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 08/08/2017

Museum Educator & Assistant

Historic Newton Newton, MA
Historic Newton seeks a Museum Educator and Assistant to work at both its locations—the Jackson Homestead and the Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds. The position encompasses two roles. As Educator, one prepares, presents, and develops education programs for learning groups from a variety of backgrounds, interests, and ages through passionate interest in historical accuracy, connecting with learners, and expanding personal knowledge; and, as Museum Assistant, the position greets, orients, and assists visitors and callers while maintaining a safe, clean museum environment and being on hand to address routine questions, unforeseen occurrences, and any emergencies. Interpersonal skills, including effective communication with an extremely diversified audience, are vital in this combined position. Organizational ability and enthusiasm for exploring history are also important. The Museum Educator and Assistant should expect 3-14 hours per week of employment which would necessarily include weekend hours. Apply by September 15, 2017 by sending letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three references to education@historicnewton.org Historic Newton is a public-private partnership between the Newton Historical Society and the City of Newton and an equal opportunity employer.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 08/02/2017

Part-Time Museum Educator

Springfield Museums Springfield, MA
The Museum Educator will work as part of the Education Department, which is responsible for conducting a variety of programs in the Science, Art, History and Dr. Seuss Museums. Duties will include: Teaching scripted Science School Programs which include physical, life, earth and space science topics to school groups in grades Pre-K to 8. The Museum Educator will be responsible for maintaining supplies and materials, creating games and programming to correspond with special exhibitions, creating and preparing gallery and classroom activities for family events, tracking participation, and assisting in the assessment of each activity. The Museum Educator will also represent the Springfield Museums and lead educational activities at community outreach events. Qualifications include: An Associate’s degree is required (in Education, Early Childhood Education, or other related field preferred). Experience in the following is necessary: teaching in a Museum or other informal educational setting; teaching science lessons and activities; and working independently with groups of children. In order to be considered for this position please e-mail a cover letter and resume to: kmerrill@springfieldmuseums.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $12.53 per hour
Posted on: 07/31/2017

Curator of Education

Preserve Rhode Island's Lippitt House Museum Providence , RI
Preserve Rhode Island’s Lippitt House Museum in Providence, RI is seeking an energetic and experienced individual to fulfill the Curator of Education position. The part-time Curator of Education is responsible for developing, implementing, managing, and evaluating the Museum’s educational programming including tours (May – October). The successful candidate will bring a commitment to executing creative public programs with an entrepreneurial spirit. The candidate will think creatively and demonstrate flexibility as part of a small staff with finite resources but great potential to create community-centered programming. The Curator of Education works closely with the Director to develop new programming, including family programs, and community partnerships, and recruits, trains, and manages docents and student interns. The position is 16 to 20 hours a week. QUALIFICATIONS: BA in history, public history, museum studies, museum education, historic preservation, or similar fields with significant relevant experience required. MA preferred. Experience supervising staff or volunteers in historic sites and/or museums preferred. Candidates must have experience in informal and/or formal teaching. Must have strong oral and written communication skills, and able to synthesize information into clear, effective presentations. Some lifting and manual labor required. Routine weekend and evening work required especially during tour season. Email cover letter, resume, and three references to jobs@preserveri.org “Curator of Education” in subject line. Application deadline August 20, 2017. No phone calls, please.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 07/19/2017

Education Programs Coordinator

MIT Museum Cambridge, MA
The Education Programs Coordinator is a member of the team that produces the Museum’s educational and public programs in collaboration with faculty, staff, students, alumni/ae and community organizations. Principal Duties and Responsibilities: Reports to the Director of Education and Public Programs and leads the delivery of programs for middle and high school and general audiences. Identifies, develops and promotes new educational offerings including hands-on elements. Develops pre- and post-workshop resources for educators. Recruits, trains and supervises part-time instructors, summer educators, interns, and volunteers. Conducts evaluation of programs and participants. Designs and leads professional development opportunities for middle and high school educators. Works with Museum staff, faculty, alumni/ae, students, and volunteers on content development and delivery of programs. Contributes ideas and develops innovative programs for offer in the future MIT Museum in Kendall Square. Leads tours of the museum galleries. Assists with organization and implementation of large-scale annual events, and general audience programs. Qualifications & Skills: REQUIRED: Undergraduate degree in STEM field and minimum of three years experience teaching middle or high school students in a formal or informal setting; familiarity with program delivery to school, family and community audiences; enthusiasm for the development and delivery of hands-on programs in science, engineering, art and technology, as well as practical skills (mechanical, electrical or electronic). Must show a considerable degree of creativity and initiative, and have excellent organizational and interpersonal, written, oral, research, and computing skills. Ability to work school vacation weeks, and occasional evenings, weekends and holidays. See complete job description at: http://mitmuseum.mit.edu/about/careers. Must apply online at MIT HR website.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 07/19/2017

Community Educator - 43928BR

Yale University New Haven, CT
Reporting to the Manager of Public and Youth Engagement of the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, the Community Educator is responsible for: 1) planning and successfully executing the Museum’s public education programs, including but not limited to major and minor weekday and weekend programs, such as family days, Free Thursdays, overnight sleepovers, and occasional evening programs; 2) oversee all aspects of Museum summer camp program, including staff supervision, curriculum, and budgets; 3) apply proven pedagogical and VSO (visitor service organization) practices to program development and execution, and serve as spokesperson or liaison for Museum during public programs; 5) develop and maintain relationships with local schools, libraries, community organizations, and youth programs to broaden participation and reach new audiences through outreach initiatives, 6) work with museum personnel and community organizations to develop, market, and implement the museum’s annual Fiesta Latina and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. celebrations; 7) with senior management, develop strategic plan and evaluative tools for Peabody public programs that leads to the creation of innovative, sustainable programs to diversify museum audiences. Successful candidates will demonstrate an understanding of museum-related educational practices, a keen sense of customer service, enjoy being part of a team, and have excellent communication skills. A Bachelor's Degree and three years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. To read the full job description and for immediate consideration, please apply online at http://bit.ly/2sYljGd.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 07/07/2017

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 August 28, 2017 through November 20, 2017. Hours range from 10-28 hours per weekend during this time depending upon program bookings. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Lead tours, outdoor and indoor activities;Supervise guests overnight on board the tall ship JOSEPH CONRAD; Assist in rigging climbing; Assist with cleaning of program facilities; Provide excellent customer service and excellent visitor experiences; Build a professional repertoire through continuous growth and mastery of content, skills, hands-on education, presentation and delivery techniques; Contribute to the development of new programs and enhancement of existing programs; Help advance department and institutional goals, adhere to mission, and serve as ambassador for Mystic Seaport To view the full posting and apply, please visit www.mysticseaportmuseuminc.appone.com.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 06/29/2017

Digital Arts Teacher

Provincetown Art Association and Museum Provincetown, MA
This is a part-time contract position in the Provincetown Art Association and Museum’s Art Reach program helps students identify interests in digital media to support the realization of individual and team projects; recent projects have included side scrolling platform games; digital animation; and projects that require coding and graphic design. The weekly afternoon program, now entering its 10th year, will run from October-May (50 sessions); game sessions run two afternoons per week; program breaks that mirror the school year. (Sessions are currently offered Thursday and Saturday afternoons. The successful teacher will be: committed to and enthusiastic about working with this age group; able to address individual needs and encourage both solo problem-solving and peer learning; and maintain a supportive and fun creative learning environment. The teacher will also be responsible for evaluation of his/her sessions, including weekly journals and bi-annual assessments of students. Classes are small: between 7-12 students. Required: BA, BFA or related degree, along with a passion for digital games and experience with popular games such as Hearthstone, Minecraft, and Pokémon GO; and working knowledge of/or willingness to learn the Adobe Creative Suite. Experience working with teens in project-based, creative learning environments preferred, but will consider exceptional candidates with non-traditional learning backgrounds. To apply, email Lynn Stanley at lstanley@paam.org . Include a cover letter and résumé and, if applicable, links to websites/videos of work. No phone calls please.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: commensurate with experience
Posted on: 06/28/2017

Interpretive Planner

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Boston, MA
The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston seeks a skilled, dynamic Interpretive Planner: a critical member of a cross-museum team helping to shape each visitor’s experience and engagement with works of art. Reporting to the Head of Interpretation in the Education department, the Interpretive Planner takes direct responsibility for the development and implementation of interpretive strategies and materials for the general visitor. S/he collaborates with curators to craft written wall text, object labels, gallery guides and brochures for adults; and plays a leading role in the development of content and format for in-gallery interpretive media. In addition, the Interpretive Planner participates in researching visitor responses to interpretive approaches, establishing learning outcomes for adult materials and approaches, and evaluating the effectiveness of those materials. Staying abreast of current theory and practice in the rapidly growing field of art museum interpretation, the Interpretive Planner will participate in conferences, workshops, meetings, committees, and professional groups, locally and nationally, as appropriate. Within the MFA’s Education department, s/he serves as an art historical resource, and will do some gallery teaching for both public and internal audiences as requested. More broadly, MFA Interpretation staff act as important content resources for departments across the Museum, as requested, and serve on intra-departmental and Museum-wide teams as needed. A complete listing of qualifications/requirements for this position can be found on our website at: http://www.mfa.org. For consideration, please submit your letter of interest and résumé to: resumes@mfa.org. You may also submit your materials via postal mail to: Human Resources Department, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 06/19/2017

Manager of Historic Sites

Connecticut Landmarks Hartford, CT
CT Landmarks is a state-wide network of eleven significant historic properties that span three centuries of New England history. Connecticut Landmarks “inspires interest and encourages learning about the American past by preserving selected historic properties, collections and stories and presenting programs that meaningfully engage the public and our communities”. Responsible for managing personnel, interpretation and community engagement at the Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden in Bethlehem; the Butler-McCook House & Garden & Isham-Terry House in Hartford; and the Phelps-Hatheway House & Garden in Suffield toward fulfillment of organizational strategic and site specific goals. Implement CTL’s organizational initiatives to convert site tours to dialogue-based experiences to improve the evaluation and understanding of the visitor experience. Fulfillment of CTL’s strategic plan, including the development and growth of site-based earned and contributed revenue - and the organizational change that it requires. Administering and growing school youth programs at CTL’s Hartford properties and for serving as a resource for CTL’s youth programs statewide. Prepare and manage site program and operating budgets, proposals for managing and reporting on complex grant-funded projects. Managing program and project evaluation, monitoring and for administering pre-and post-tests and surveys to understand participant interest and program effectiveness. MA in Museum Education, Museum Studies or related field required. Proven leader with 5-10 years of experience in museum staff management; historic site interpretation; program and site-based earned and contributed revenue development; and successful museum education program development, planning, implementation and teaching. To apply: send a cover letter and resume to kerri.zongol@ctlandmarks.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 06/14/2017

Exhibits

Exhibit Developer

Connecticut Historical Society Hartford, CT
The Connecticut Historical Society is seeking to hire an experienced Exhibit Developer. The Exhibit Developer will be a key member of the team responsible for the development, organization, research, design, production, installation, and maintenance of exhibitions and other interpretive projects. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in helping the organization realize its mission to connect audiences with the story of Connecticut. Applications will be accepted until September 15, 2017. For more information about the position and how to apply visit: www.chs.org/job-internship/exhibit-developer
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: low $40,000s
Posted on: 08/08/2017

Exhibit Maintenance Technician

Museum of Science Boston, MA
Responsible for the routine maintenance of exhibits, including exhibit lighting and a various equipment within exhibit components. Perform daily rounds of exhibit areas and exhibit components to ensure they are working properly and provide on the spot repairs when damage is found and report all existing or potential problems. Clean and perform basic preventive maintenance routines involving minor carpentry, basic mechanical and basic electrical repairs. Assist other technicians in the performance of their duties, including installation, refurbishment and removal of exhibits. For more information and to apply, please visit: https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/610947-29458.html EEO/M/F/V/D
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 08/01/2017

Temporary Exhibit Installation Coordinator

Museum of Science Boston, MA
The Installation Coordinator is responsible to be on site to lead the installation/deinstallation for the Museum's touring exhibits for national and international tours up to eight trips annually lasting four days to four weeks. The position is responsible for overseeing all aspects of installation/deinstallation to ensure that proper techniques, safety procedures, policies and protocols are adhered to by contract staff and onsite installers on both national and international tours. The Installation Coordinator will lead a crew of contractors and venue staff up to 20 people. They will be responsible for overseeing the packing and unpacking of up to 30 trucks of exhibit materials for each exhibition. For more information and to apply please visit: https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/611054-29458.html EEO/M/F/V/D
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 07/28/2017

Exhibition and Program Manager

Williams College Williamstown, MA
Exhibition and Program Manager Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA) The Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA), one of the leading college art museums in the country, is seeking an organized and creative Exhibition and Program Manager to oversee budgeting, logistics, and implementation of exhibitions, publications, and programs. Primary Responsibilities: • Maintain calendar, coordinating with curators, registrars, communications, and preparators • Develop and track project budgets and expenses and prepare invoice payment authorizations for related fees • Draft exhibition and artist contracts in collaboration with College Counsel • Oversee development of exhibition-related texts, working with curators, copy editors, and outside vendors • Schedule travel, visa, and reimbursements for visiting artists and contract curators Qualifications: • Bachelor's degree required • Minimum of five years exhibition or project management experience in a museum, gallery, or arts organization • A record of successful experience in the management of exhibitions and programming, from inception to de-installation • Experience liaising with curators, designers, registrars, printers, artists, galleries and counterparts at other institutions • Strong oral and written, project management, and budgeting skills are essential For the detailed job posting and/or to apply for this position, please visit http://staff-careers.williams.edu. PI98051704 Posted on: 06/05/2017

Facilities

Preservation Project Manager

The Preservation Society of Newport County Newport, RI
Manage the facilities and resources of the PSNC heritage to ensure the long term viability of the buildings. While the position has a practical focus, the incumbent is not required to personally provide maintenance in all instances but to manage trades-people who have the specific skills required for the job. Proven management and leadership skills with a demonstrated ability to motivate , direct and provide effective and positive communication with employees. • College Degree in Construction Management, Historic Preservation or related field. Other combination of work experience and education will be considered. • Certification in Project Management or equivalent to 10-15 years documented Project Manager experience. • 5 plus years of Historic Preservation and Architecture experience. • Must be OSHA certified. • Must possess superior planning, organizational and communication skills. • Demonstrated experience with all phases of selection and management of subcontractors. • Strong working knowledge of MS-Windows Suite. To learn further details about The Preservation Society of Newport County and this positing please visit our website at www.newportmansions.org careers section. To apply please email a cover letter and resume with contact information for professional references to humanresources@newportmansions.org, or mail to 424 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI 02840 or submit it through our website.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 07/06/2017

Carpenter

Newport Restoration Foundation Newport, RI
The Newport Restoration Foundation is seeking full-time carpenter for historic preservation projects. Applicant must have at least 5 years’ experience and be prepared to multi-task between rough framing, finish carpentry, demolition, picking up materials and cleaning up. Applicant must have the ability to work efficiently on elevated surfaces such as ladders, staging, and roofs. Basic requirements: rough framing experience, finish carpentry experience, wood siding and roofing experience, tools for the trade, valid license and reliable transportation. Communication skills are crucial; applicant must be able to speak and take direction in English. Having a positive attitude is a key asset. Preferred: experience in historic preservation, timber frame construction, and millwork. The position is 40 hours a week; Monday thru Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm. Benefit package included. Equal opportunity employer. E-mail résumé and cover letter to maeve@newportrestoration.org or fill out an application at Newport Restoration Foundation, 51 Touro Street, Newport, RI 02840. The position is open until filled.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: BOE
Posted on: 06/22/2017

Assistant Operations and Security Officer

Hill-Stead Museum Farmington, CT
Hill-Stead Museum in Farmington, Connecticut, is accepting applications for an Assistant Operations and Security Officer. Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Assistant Operations and Security Officer is responsible for addressing routine maintenance services, monitoring operational/safety systems concerns, assisting with janitorial services and event setup, and ensuring onsite skilled trades people are adequately supported. Major duties of this position include: grounds maintenance; maintaining tools and equipment; completing basic building related repairs; preparing buildings and grounds for events and meetings; and performing daily security functions, such as supervising tours. High school diploma is required, as is the physical stamina and manual dexterity to help maintain and keep secure a 152-acre historic property. Candidate should be an adaptable team player with good interpersonal skills and the flexibility to work some evenings and weekends, as required by special events. Carpentry, mechanical and/or grounds maintenance experience is preferred. 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: 06/07/2017

Facilities Operations Manager

Peabody Essex Museum Salem, MA
Peabody Essex Museum is seeking a full-time Facilities Operations Manager to oversee the day-to-day functioning of the Facilities Department and maintenance of the museum’s buildings. The successful candidate will schedule work, monitor performance and trouble shoot problems ensuring effective management of facilities related issues and projects. Working in close partnership with the Associate Director, this position identifies and negotiates contracts with outside vendors for facilities related projects and will be responsible for budget tracking and reporting as well as setting up and maintaining an electronic work order system that provides easy access to project coordination and metrics, expense tracking and staff assignments. The position also supervises facilities and maintenance staff, motivating and retaining a high performance work team. The successful candidate will possess strong administrative and organizational skills, adjust easily to changing priorities, and will possess a minimum of five years of experience in facilities operations, commercial real estate operations or construction. The ability to manage multiple tasks, to prioritize and possess a team oriented working style combined with the ability to take individual initiative is a must. Familiarity with proposal assessment and contract negotiation. Demonstrable computer skills in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, well-developed interpersonal and customer service skills as well as excellent communication skills are required. Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Employee Experience, Peabody Essex Museum, East India Square, Salem, MA 01970, or to jobs@pem.org. PEM is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 06/07/2017

Museum Store

Museum Store Associate

The House of the Seven Gables Salem, MA
Obtain merchandise requested by customer or receive merchandise selected by customer. Complete sales transactions utilizing the point of sales system. Accurately determine and charge final bill by calculating discounts, tax and totals on merchandise selected by customer. Accept payments and make change, process credit card transactions, refunds and exchanges in, etc. Wrap or bag merchandise for customers. Actively maintain the store appearance, including keeping merchandise neatly organized and attractively displayed, dusting and cleaning shelves, folding t-shirts and maintaining displays to provide the highest of visual presentation. Answer gift shop phone and assist callers as needed. May open and /or close Museum store according to established procedures. May reconcile daily sales and prepare deposits and end of day reports to management. Excellent Customer Service Skills Please contact Melissa Reynolds, HR Manager at mreynolds@7gables.org or 978-744-0991 ext. 111 The House of the Seven Gables is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity.”
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 07/06/2017

Security

Museum Security Officer (Casual Position, No Benefits)*

Amherst College Amherst, MA
The Casual Museum Security Officer ensures a safe and secure environment at the Amherst College Museums (Beneski Museum of Natural History, Mead Art Museum & Russian Cultural Center). Provides exemplary customer services representing the museums and the college. Conducts regular patrols of public areas, staff areas, collections storage, and mechanical spaces, as well as museum exteriors. Ensures the policies, procedures, and mission of the department are adhered to and upheld at all times. The Museum Security Officer takes appropriate actions to support a diverse workforce and participates in the College's efforts to create a respectful, inclusive, and welcoming work environment. Required: • High School diploma or equivalent • Strong verbal and written communication skills, problem solving, time management, interpersonal and customer service skills • Proficiency with MS Office, Outlook, and Excel • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team Preferred: • 6 months of experience in private security, law enforcement, or a related field • Associate's Degree (Criminal Justice, Administration, Emergency Management) and/or an accredited Law Enforcement or Professional Security Officer Certification, additional certifications (CIPS, CPR & First Aid) APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references. Applications will be reviewed until position is filled. Amherst College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, persons of color, and persons with disabilities to apply. The College is committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff. Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/4mvx77mm444896q4 PI98703822 Posted on: 07/19/2017

Visitor Services

Visitor Services Attendants for Temporary Exhibition

MIT Museum Cambridge, MA
Full and part-time gallery attendants needed for October- December 2017, for exhibition, The Enemy, with training in late September. The Enemy by Karim Ben Khelifa is a groundbreaking interactive Virtual Reality exhibition. Participants will encounter combatants on opposite sides of conflicts in Israel/Palestine, the Congo, and El Salvador. In their own words, each will offer personal perspectives on war, including thoughts on motivations, suffering, freedom, and the future. Three types of Attendant positions available: Gallery Attendant: Open exhibition and activate components; welcome visitors and provide introduction; assign and activate equipment and assist at start of experience; monitor to assist if needed during the experience; remove equipment at conclusion and replace battery packs. Closing Attendant: At the exit of the exhibition, answer visitor questions, discuss their experience, and encourage to share thoughts via a guestbook or social media platform. Technical Attendant: Start up and calibrate the tracking system; may perform technical trouble-shooting; also performs gallery attendant duties. Job Requirements: Must be able to commit to the full run of the exhibition, including November 25-26 and December 26-31; be available for training on the following dates: Gallery and Closing attendant: September 25 or 26; Technical attendant: September 22. Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent education required, Bachelor’s degree preferred. Should enjoy working with the public, possess basic computer skills and be willing to commit to the full run of the exhibition. Please send résumé and cover letter to: Patricia Lane, Visitor Services Manager, MIT Museum; palane@mit.edu.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
SALARY RANGE: $12.50/hour
Posted on: 08/21/2017

Part Time Receptionist & Membership Assistant

Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library Lexington, MA
A Local Museum & Library is seeking a part-time receptionist and membership assistant to work Thursday - Saturday, 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. In addition to front desk receptionist responsibilities, this position also assists the membership director with daily tasks and mailings. Please submit resume to bwork@srnmj.org for consideration.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 08/17/2017

Visitor Services Manager

Edward M Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate Boston, MA
The Visitor Services Manager leads the Visitor Services and Gift shop teams and is responsible for managing all the operations of both the “front of house” customer service experience, and the “back of house” IT tools, financial record keeping, cash management tasks, and services data collection and analysis required for effective operations. The VS Manager supervises the Coordinator as well as any part-time staff, interns, or volunteers assigned to VS and the gift shop and oversees all tasks assigned to the team are completed successfully. The VS Manager assists and leads all activities of booking and scheduling for all tour groups, including VIP and Specialty group tours and experiences. The VS manager will lead community outreach for local tour group visits. The VS Manager works with risk management and safety partners to ensure preparedness for disaster and emergency response for guests and staff. The VS Manager may act as a liaison and representative of the Institute, as assigned on internal and external committees. This position will work one weekend day. Please find the full description at: https://www.emkinstitute.org/about/careers/visitor-services-manager
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 08/10/2017

Visitor Experience and Logistics Coordinator, John Brown House Museum

Rhode Island Historical Society (RIHS) Providence, RI
The RIHS seeks a creative, energetic, and enthusiastic candidate to join our team. The Visitor Experience and Logistics Coordinator oversees the daily operations and logistics of the John Brown House Museum. He/she works to increase attendance and maintain a high-quality visitor experience at the Museum. The Logistics Coordinator (LC) staffs and is responsible for the daily operations of the Visitor Services desk and museum store including cash drawer management, processing numbers, ordering merchandise, and invoicing customers. The LC will supervise a cohort of Museum docents and interns, and handles the logistics for coordinating group tours of the Museum for groups of all ages (from school field trips to visits from senior centers). The LC also has a hand in planning select Museum events. The ideal candidate must be responsible, considerate, detail-oriented, with good time-management skills who takes pride in creating a positive and easy experience for visitors from diverse sectors. He/she should have excellent communication skills and be an effective problem-solver. He/She must be able to respond in a calm and professional manner and direct visitors during an emergency. This position reports to the Assistant Director, Goff Center for Education and Public Programs. It is a full-time 37.5 hrs/week position Tues - Sat with some Mondays and evenings required. There is some schedule flexibility depending on scheduled open hours and events. A complete job description can be found at rihs.org. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree or experience supervising volunteers preferred but not required. TO APPLY: Email letter, resume/CV and three references to: jobs@rihs.org with JBH Coordinator in the subject line.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 08/02/2017

Director of Visitor Services

Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium St. Johnsbury, VT
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Visitor Services is responsible for ensuring all visitors have a safe, friendly and enjoyable experience at the Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium. The successful candidate will have a background in customer service, retail and/or tourism services with outstanding customer service skills. The position manages the front-of-house including, but not limited to, volunteer recruitment, training and management; gift shop oversight; Point-of-Sale system management; and event and rental coordination. This position serves on the Museum’s management team and works in partnership with the exhibits, education, collections and fundraising departments on programs and projects that relate to visitor experience. Minimum education requirements include a high school diploma and four years of related experience, or Bachelor’s degree with two years of related experience. Prior experience in a museum setting preferred. Candidate must be willing to work weekends, and eager to live in Vermont’s beautiful and rural Northeast Kingdom. Send cover letter, resume and contact information for three references to Adam Kane, Executive Director at akane@fairbanksmuseum.org. EOE. Applications due by July 28. Full job description at http://www.fairbanksmuseum.org/about/employment
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: $25,000-35,000
Posted on: 07/25/2017

Associate Team Leader

The Preservation Society of Newport County Newport, RI
The Associate Team Leader is a skilled and cross-trained member of the Preservation Society Leadership Team working within the Visitor Experience unit of the Museum Experience Department. As such, the Associate Team Leader will participate fully in the development and delivery of the Visitor Experience philosophy. Associate Team Leaders will assist the Team Leader in achieving customer satisfaction “second to none” in the houses to which they are assigned and will work directly with the Team Leader, Sr. Team Leader, Visitor Experience Supervisor and Manager to assist in the supervision of staff assigned in order to achieve the visitor experience. A flexible schedule is required. One weekend day is required. Requires a minimum of four days availability in season, and occasional special events may necessitate work outside of this time frame. To learn further details about The Preservation Society of Newport County and this positing please visit our website at www.newportmansions.org careers section.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 07/10/2017

Assistant Director, Visitor Experience & Special Events

Yale University New Haven, CT
Reporting to the Director of Public Programs of the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, the Assistant Director will develop a visitor-centric strategy that successfully engages a full range of Museum constituents, from first-time visitors to top supporters with the objective of increasing visitation, affinity and philanthropic support for the museum. Assistant Director is responsible for initiating, managing, and developing special events both at the Museum and off-site venues, supporting development and donor-related activities, as well as educational programming; identifying operational solutions across all visitor services activities, verifying that staff, often the first point-of-contact for visitors, set a welcoming and positive tone; overseeing communication and marketing initiatives that emphasize both the scientific research and educational missions of the Museum; and managing the Museum’s retail operations. Directly supervises the Public Relations and Marketing Manager, the Visitor Services Department staff, and the Museum Store staff. Responsible for recommending improvements to event and visitor-oriented systems, methods, practices, and procedures. Successful candidates will demonstrate a keen sense of customer service and good humor, enjoy being part of a team, and have excellent communication skills. A Bachelor’s degree in a related field and five years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience are required. To read the full job description and for immediate consideration, please apply online at http://bit.ly/2rxdd59.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience.
Posted on: 06/14/2017

Visitor Services Manager

New England Air Museum Windsor Locks, CT
The New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks, CT seeks an experienced and passionate full-time Visitor Services Manager. NEAM is the largest air museum in New England and we need someone like you to manage our front desk operations and ensure that our visitors, members and guests have a positive and memorable experience. As a front-line representative of NEAM, you will have a cheerful attitude, excellent judgment and quick, creative problem-solving skills. You will be responsible for the front desk operations including ticketing, membership, the museum store, and group sales. You will hire, train and schedule front desk associates and oversee volunteer docent scheduling. You will serve as the museum’s weekend manager. Requirements include retail sales experience, expertise with POS systems and purchasing and inventory control. Museum experience is a major plus. Strong computer skills and the ability to create spreadsheets and analyze visitor data. You will participate in marketing and PR efforts including social media to drive museum attendance. We are seeking experienced applicants only. At least four years of relevant experience, a valid driver’s license and at least three solid management references will be required. Compensation includes competitive salary and benefits. Only applicants meeting our strict hiring criteria will be contacted as part of our short-listing process. Please send cover letter and resume to jgray@neam.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: $40,000
Posted on: 06/12/2017

Museum Tour Guide

Gibson House Museum Boston, MA
The Gibson House Museum is currently looking for part-time guides to lead tours on Saturdays and Sundays. Candidates should feel comfortable with public speaking and have a strong interest in history, architecture, or decorative arts. College and graduate students are welcome to apply. The museum is open Wed.-Sun. and tours are offered at 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00. The position pays $38.50/day, and hours are approximately 12:30 to 4:00 p.m. Responsibilities include opening and closing the museum. Located in Boston’s Back Bay, the Gibson House Museum is a time capsule of daily life during the mid-nineteenth to early twentieth centuries, reflecting three generations of Gibson family occupancy (1859–1954). Since 1957, it has been operated as a house museum, displaying four floors of Victorian and Edwardian decorative arts. The Gibson House is a National Historic Landmark and is registered on the Massachusetts State Register of Historic Places. Resumes and cover letters should be sent to info@thegibsonhouse.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 08/22/2016

Volunteer Services

Volunteer/Internship Coordinator

The Preservation Society of Newport County Newport, RI
The Volunteer/Internship Coordinator is responsible for the establishing and growing a formalized program and act as the liaison between the program and the PSNC staff. They will be tasked to engage the volunteers/interns more fully into the PSNC operations to provide ongoing team building efforts between the volunteers/interns and staff. The VIP will work with supervisors and managers to define volunteer/intern needs, place, train, and schedule appropriate volunteers/interns in their programs and activities. Entrusted to familiarize supervisors and managers with their roles, duties, and responsibilities. They will be required for the recruitment and orientation of volunteers/interns as well as retain current volunteers. The VIP will also need to recognize, and ensure positive communication with all volunteers and interns both internally and externally. Necessary duties include the develop and implement training programs for volunteers and interns, set up and attend volunteer meetings and report to staff on volunteer activities as needed, manage volunteer and internship record keeping and general volunteer and internship program administration – including database, mailing list, volunteer/intern handbook, training, hours tracking, benefits and awards . The candidate will develop and implement a volunteer recognition program, volunteer/intern picnic, social events and awards/recognition dinner. Additionally the VIP will represent the volunteer program in the community at large as well as at outreach events. To apply visit our website at http://www.newportmansions.org/about-us/employment/available-jobs
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 08/02/2017

Intern/Fellowship, Paid

Collections Management/Registrarial Internship

Nantucket Historical Association Nantucket, MA
The Nantucket Historical Association seeks a collections management or registrarial intern to work in the organization’s extensive historic artifact collections. The intern will help identify, inventory, and catalog items in such collections areas as furniture, toys, hand tools, lighting devices, ceramics, and Native American archeology. A specific scope of work for the internship will be developed based on the intern’s skills, knowledge, and professional goals. Required: Enrollment in or graduation from master’s level program in Museum Studies or a similar discipline. Demonstrated experience or coursework in collections management and registrarial practices is required. Careful attention to detail and the ability to work independently, to seek clarification, and to offer suggestions when needed are essential. Physical requirements include the ability to lift up to 40 lbs. Housing is provided, plus a stipend of $2,500 for a ten-to-thirteen week internship. Dates are flexible depending on the availability of the candidate. Please send resume, letter of interest, and contact information for three references to Rebecca Miller, rmiller@nha.org. Deadline for applications is September 1, 2017, or until filled. Posted on: 08/01/2017

Archives Intern

Nantucket Historical Association Nantucket, MA
Under the supervision of the Chief Archivist, the Archives Intern will be exposed to multiple levels of archives management and gain hands-on experience working with manuscript, photographic, digital, and hybrid collections. They will conduct specific accessioning, appraisal, and description projects; will document and refine existing procedures; and will contribute to the development of new policies in the archives. Projects may include assisting with new acquisitions; creating accession records and archival collection inventories; processing manuscript and photographic collections; developing finding aids for new and existing collections; and rehousing collections. Smaller amounts of time may also be dedicated to reference and assisting with exhibition research. A knowledge of American history, literature, maritime history, or geography is advantageous, yet not required. Required: Enrollment in or graduation from an ALA-accredited master’s program. Completed coursework in archival theory and practice or relevant experience with archival materials is required. Solid time management skills. Familiarity with descriptive standards and metadata schemas. Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to work independently, to seek clarification, and to offer suggestions when needed. Physical requirements include the ability to lift up to 40 lbs. Housing is provided, plus a stipend of $2500 for a ten-to-thirteen week internship. Dates are flexible depending on the availability of the intern. Please send resume, letter of interest, and contact information for three references to rmiller@nha.org. Deadline for applications is August 25, 2017, or until filled.
SALARY RANGE: $2500 stipend and housing
Posted on: 08/01/2017

Education Fellowship

Fitchburg Art Museum Fitchburg, MA
The FAM Education Fellowship is a 12-month, 20-hour per week appointment for a recent M.A. in museum studies, art education, or art history. The FAM Education Fellow will participate in the full range of art museum educational activities, with primary responsibilities for overseeing the translation of our Egyptian gallery labels into Spanish, writing and producing exhibition brochures, administering programs, and generally assisting the Director of Education. Opportunities to participate in docent training, public, school, and community programs, teacher workshops, accessibility issues, and exhibition interpretation will be made available whenever possible. The Education Fellow will report directly to Director of Education Laura Howick, and will work closely with the Director of Docents and other members of the FAM team. As the fellowship progresses, the Fellow will have increasing responsibilities and autonomy. The Fellow must be able to work at least one weekend day a month during the school year. The Fitchburg Art Museum is committed to the future career aspirations of each Fellow. FAM staff will actively participate in job searches for Fellows with direct advocacy, references, and professional networks. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, CV, three writing samples (1-5 pages each), and the names and contact information for three references by email to Director of Education Laura Howick (lhowick@fitchburgartmuseum.org), and put “Education Fellowship” in the subject line. We seek to fill this position by September 1, 2017.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $15,000 with an option to purchase health care
Posted on: 07/20/2017

Intern, Unpaid

Institutional Writing Internship

Plimoth Plantation Plymouth, MA
At one of the nation’s premier living museums, providing powerful personal encounters with history takes many forms. The Institutional Writing Internship offers students with a demonstrated interest in history, public history, museum studies, English, writing, arts administration, marketing & media relations, or communications the opportunity to share Plimoth Plantation’s diverse and unique histories with all the Museum’s stakeholders. The Institutional Writing Intern will work closely with the Media, Design & Collections Team assisting with a diverse array of writing and archival projects in support of the Museum’s educational mission. This may include proofing Plimoth Life Magazine, crafting mission-oriented and experiential social media content, and drafting new Teacher Kit Content Guides. The Institutional Writing & Archives intern will also assist with Plymouth Bay Arts Festival, which may include research and writing articles and blog posts, conducting interviews, and assisting with media coverage as well as day of event logistics. For more information or to submit an online application, please visit www.plimoth.org/internships. Deadline for submissions is September 10, 2017.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 08/07/2017

Archaeology Collections Internship

Plimoth Plantation Plymouth, MA
Plimoth Plantation has played key roles in the field of archaeological research and hosts one of the largest repositories of early colonial archaeological material in New England. Our collections are the basis for several foundational texts in historical archaeology and are regularly used for study, reproduction, and exhibition. The Archaeology Collections intern will play a key role in making theses collections accessible online for researchers, teachers and the Museum’s guests. The intern will help to catalog our extensive collection of native and colonial archaeological artifacts while also assisting in developing programs and exhibits related to Massachusetts’s Archaeology Month (October). The intern will gain valuable experience working across departments with our Curator of Collections, Deputy Director of Media, Design & Collections, and Director of Wampanoag and Algonkian Performance, Research, & Interpretive Training. For more information or to submit an online application, please visit www.plimoth.org/internships. Deadline for applications is September 10, 2017.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 08/07/2017

Historical Clothing & Textiles Internship

Plimoth Plantation Plymouth, MA
Reproducing historically accurate clothing in a museum setting encompasses a multitude of skills and processes, including research and development, use of period and modern construction techniques, as well as sharing this knowledge and skill with our guests who visit Plimoth Plantation. The Historical Clothing and Textiles intern will learn, practice and apply the steps involved in reproducing period clothing for a living history museum. This will include historical research with access to departmental and museum libraries, pattern drafting, period construction techniques, and 17th-century accessories or trims (thread-wrapped buttons, card woven trim, hat making, etc.). They will also experience the unique workings of a wardrobe shop in a museum environment. For more information or to submit an online application, please visit www.plimoth.org/internships. Deadline for fall applications is September 10, 2017.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 08/07/2017

Historical Horticulture Intern

Plimoth Plantation Plymouth , MA
Plimoth Plantation’s internship in Historical Horticulture offers the opportunity to explore both 17th- and 21st-century plants and horticultural practices through practical, hands-on learning experiences. Interns learn how the Museum’s experienced horticultural staff combine historical research with practical skills and knowledge to create, maintain and preserve historical landscapes in a variety of settings around our Museum campus. The Historical Horticulture position is ideal for students with an interest in horticulture, environmental studies, agriculture, botany, and/or public history. For more information or to submit an online application, please visit www.plimoth.org/internships. Deadline for Fall 2017 applications is September 10, 2017.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 08/07/2017

Fall Internships

Nichols House Museum Boston, MA
The Nichols House Museum offers part-time internships in collections, archives and digital services, research, education, development, and marketing. Due to the small nature of our team, interns are encouraged to work in a multidisciplinary fashion if interested. All interns are required to provide routine tour support and contribute content to the museum’s monthly blog. Internships can be used for course credit. Qualifications: The Nichols House Museum seeks highly motivated graduate students or upper-level undergraduate students in the fields of art history, history, museum studies, library and information science, communications or marketing. Applicants should possess strong organizational skills and exhibit an attention to detail. Interns must commit to a minimum of one, eight-hour day per week. Apply by: August 31, 2017 How to apply: Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume by email to info@nicholshousemuseum.org with Fall Internship – [Area of Interest] in the subject line. Posted on: 08/03/2017

Public Outreach Intern (Fall 2017)

South County History Center Kingston, RI
The Public Outreach Intern will work with the SCHC Executive Director on marketing and communications efforts to promote the Center and its public and educational offerings. The Public Outreach Intern will gain an understanding of how a nonprofit interacts with the community by assisting in the execution of public programs and tours. The intern will develop promotional materials, social media outreach and other marketing-related items. Examples of Duties and Responsibilities: create marketing pieces and social media posts to promote the Center's programming and educational initiatives; assist in the execution of programs and events; support the daily operations of the Center, including giving tours For qualifications, additional information and to apply, please visit http://southcountyhistorycenter.org/volunteer-and-internship-opportunities/. Posted on: 08/02/2017

Archives Intern (Fall 2017)

South County History Center Kingston, RI
The Archives Intern will work with the SCHC Collections Manager to create finding aids for the SCHC archival collections. The Archives Intern will create metadata for individual collections and develop itemized lists of the individual items held within each collection. The intern will gain insight into how a historical organization manages and maintains collections, gain training and experience in the creation of finding aids and archival work and develop skills with research and collection management. Examples of Duties and Responsibilities: create finding aids for the SCHC archival collections that will assist researchers of South County history; research specific documents, people, and events relevant to archival collections; support the daily operations of the Center, including giving tours and assisting with research inquiries For qualifications, additional information and to apply, please visit http://southcountyhistorycenter.org/volunteer-and-internship-opportunities/. Posted on: 08/02/2017

Collections Intern (Fall 2017)

South County History Center Kingston, RI
Collections Interns will work with SCHC staff to support the completion of a comprehensive inventory of the Center’s artifact collection. Collection Interns will verify collections, update information in the Center’s collections management database (PastPerfect) and research objects. Interns will gain insight into how a historical organization manages and maintains collections, develop skills with PastPerfect software and conduct object-based research. Examples of Duties and Responsibilities: catalogue inventoried collections in PastPerfect Software; research aspects of the collection or specific objects; support the daily operations of the Center, including giving tours and assisting with research inquiries For qualifications, additional information and to apply, please visit http://southcountyhistorycenter.org/volunteer-and-internship-opportunities/. Posted on: 08/02/2017

Marketing Internship - Fall 2017

Harvard Art Museums Somerville, MA
The Harvard Art Museums are accepting applications for the position of Marketing Intern. The intern will support marketing and public relations efforts within the Communications Division. This is an unpaid internship and the applicant must be able to receive academic credit to be considered. Tasks shall include assisting with the distribution of promotional materials; postering Harvard campus and local communities; creating external event postings and updating visitor planning information on external websites; assisting with marketing research; and maintaining the communications marketing databases and files. The position also assists with the Press Intern's duties which include assembling press kits and reading Harvard Art Museums-related press. The internship will run through December 2017. We will also consider intern applications for the full 2017–18 academic year (running through May 2018). The hours are flexible within the Mon–Fri work week. Applicants who are majoring in arts administration or marketing/communications with a strong interest in the arts are encouraged to apply. Applicants should be independent, organized, and efficient, and possess computer skills including Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel. Familiarity with Photoshop and FileMaker a plus, but not required. Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter addressed to Rebecca Torres, Communications Department, via the email rebecca_torres@harvard.edu. Please include the subject line: "Marketing Internship." In your cover letter, please state whether you are applying for a single semester or a full academic year term. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. However, final deadline for the fall internship is September 1.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
SALARY RANGE: Unpaid/Academic Credit
Posted on: 08/01/2017

Press Internship - Fall 2017

Harvard Art Museums Somerville, MA
The Harvard Art Museums is accepting applications for the position of Press Intern, working in the Communications Division. This is an unpaid internship and the applicant must be receiving academic credit to be considered. The intern will be tasked with clipping, scanning, and filing all press related to the Harvard Art Museums. Working closely with the Public Relations Manager and Communications Staff Assistant, the intern will be trained to preserve and catalog clippings for print and digital records. The position will also include assembling press kits, and helping to compile and organize press logs. The intern may also be asked to assist with other needs of the Communications Division, which may include inventory of the research library, and updating communications databases. The internship will run through December 2017. We will also consider intern applications for the full 2017–18 academic year (running through May 2018). The hours are flexible within the Mon–Fri work week. Applicants who are majoring in arts administration or marketing/communications with a strong interest in the arts are encouraged to apply. Applicants should be independent, organized, and efficient, and possess computer skills including Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and Power Point. Familiarity with Photoshop and FileMaker a plus, but not required. Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter addressed to Rebecca Torres, Communications Department, via the email rebecca_torres@harvard.edu. Please include the subject line: "Press Internship." In your cover letter, please state whether you are applying for a single semester or a full academic year term. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: Unpaid
Posted on: 07/31/2017

Communications Internship - Fall 2017

Harvard Art Museums Somerville, MA
The Harvard Art Museums are accepting applications for the position of Communications Intern. This is an unpaid internship and the applicant must be receiving academic credit to be considered. The intern will support public relations efforts within the Communications Division. Tasks shall include responding to inquiries through the Harvard Art Museums' general email account; assisting with the distribution of promotional materials; creating external event postings; assisting with non-profit donation inquiries; and maintaining the communications database. The position also assists with the Press Intern's duties which include assembling press kits; helping compile and organize press logs; as well as reading, clipping, and archiving all Harvard Art Museums-related press. The internship will run through December 2017. We will also consider intern applications for the full 2017–18 academic year (running through May 2018). The hours are flexible within the Mon–Fri work week. Applicants who are majoring in arts administration or marketing/communications with a strong interest in the arts are encouraged to apply. Applicants should be independent, organized, and efficient, and possess computer skills including Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and Power Point. Familiarity with Photoshop and FileMaker a plus, but not required. Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter addressed to Rebecca Torres, Communications Department, via email to rebecca_torres@harvard.edu. Please include the subject line: "Communications Internship." In your cover letter, please state whether you are applying for a single semester or a full academic year term. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: Unpaid
Posted on: 07/31/2017

Curatorial Intern, Fall 2017

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 Fall 2017 (September 01-December 31, 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. Because public transportation does not service deCordova and interns help with errand running, a car is a must. Interested individuals should send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample (between 5-15 pages) by email to Scout Hutchinson (shutchinson@decordova.org) by 8/16.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 07/27/2017

Membership Intern - Fall 2017

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston, MA
You’ll help to infuse our programming with themes and components that appeal to a younger audience - think millennials and Generation X. We’ve done a lot of research - we want your fresh and innovative approach to help us engage with them and our stunning collection, history, and architecture. You’ll inform how we can attract and connect with younger members through email communications, social media, and more. Application Deadline: August 13, 2017 For more information and to apply: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/9816
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 07/24/2017

Marketing Internship - Fall 2017

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston, MA
The Marketing intern will work with the Museum's Marketing staff in support of the department's projects and needs. Areas of focus include public relations and audience research. Archival work is a large responsibility, and requires attention to detail, organization, and efficiency. Data entry and maintenance is required, so a willingness and ability to work with databases is preferred. This internship may involve competitive analysis, so an ability to work independently and with solid organizational skills is key. There are also opportunities for contributing ideas about grassroots and online marketing, with a particular focus on expanding listings of museum programs in online and community media, including neighboring universities. Application Deadline: August 13, 2017 For more information and to apply: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/9817
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: 6172785159
Posted on: 07/24/2017

Development Internship - Fall 2017

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston, MA
The Development Intern will gain insight into the inner workings of a busy, successful museum development office. This internship is an ideal opportunity to learn The Raiser's Edge, the top development database used among non-profit organizations, as well as familiarize oneself with electronic recordkeeping processes. The intern will receive database training and an entry-level understanding of prospect management and research. Additionally, s/he will provide assistance in all aspects of Institutional and Individual Giving. Application Deadline: August 13, 2017 For more information and to apply: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/9819
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 07/24/2017

Archivist

CAMP BELKNAP Mirror Lake, NH
Camp Belknap is a traditional all-boys summer camp currently in our 114th season. We have a celebrated history, and in 2006 we built a climate-controlled archive room which is now filled with artifacts, documents, photographs, and memorabilia. We've begun the process using PastPerfect software to manage this collection. Our Archivist Intern will be expected to work on site for up to 20 hours per week, and familiarity with PastPerfect is a must. How to Apply: Interested applicants should email their resume/CV and a letter of interest to: Geoff Masland, Advancement Director at geoff@campbelknap.org Please include Archivist Internship in subject line of email. Applications accepted on a rolling basis.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 07/17/2017

Archaeology Intern

Historic Beverly Beverly, MA
Historic Beverly is seeking an intern for the fall semester to help with their archaeological collections. The intern will be an undergraduate, graduate student, or recent graduate in archaeology, anthropology, public history, or related field, who is interested in American archaeology. Responsibilities will include: collection inventory, cataloging, and photographing Historic Beverly’s archaeological material excavated from their properties, as well as data entry into their collections database PastPerfect. REQUIRED: The intern will have taken a methodology of archaeology course, have a basic knowledge of American archaeology, and cataloguing experience. They will have some experience working with a collections management database, preferably PastPerfect. Excavation experience is preferred. This is an unpaid internship for 10-20 hours per week, Tuesday through Saturday preferred with a full semester commitment. How to Apply: Interested applicants should email their resume/CV and a letter of interest to: Dakota Jackson, Museum Collections Specialist, at djackson@historicbeverly.net Please include Archaeology Internship in subject line of email. Applications accepted on a rolling basis. No phone calls please. Posted on: 07/07/2017

Social Media Intern

Public Health Museum Tewksbury, MA
Summary of Internship: Join the Public Health Museum staff and volunteer team to learn about and implement a social media plan for a small, non-profit museum in New England! The Social Media intern will collaborate with the Administrative Assistant and museum volunteers to promote the museum, its events & tours, and its exhibits on social media. The intern will be tasked with creating content for the museum’s social media outlets and maintaining an active editorial calendar using Hootsuite for posting. Also, the intern will be expected to work off recommendations from a recent social media analysis of the museum to try new, innovative ways of engaging with visitors, public health leaders, and the community. Responsibilities include: • Draft and post content for Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram • Schedule content to Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram on editorial calendar • Monitor Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for engagement • Record social media and website analytics on an ongoing basis • Engage in brainstorming to develop a short-term and long-term social media plan • Complete progress analysis of Museum social media. Qualifications: • Excellent writing skills and attention to detail • Experience with social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines • Ability to take ownership over projects and work proactively • Ability to work effectively as a member of the entire museum team • Positive attitude and a willingness to learn • Excellent interpersonal skills • Photography skills preferred. To apply, please send resume to phmuseum@gmail.com, 978-851-7321 x. 2606.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $0
Posted on: 06/02/2017

Educational Programs Intern

The Mary Baker Eddy Library Boston, MA
Responsibilities: This intern will assist the Library’s Educational Programs Coordinator. Main work includes: Facilitating on-site learning activities for youth groups Developing content and resources for youth programming and field trips, including the summer youth program, One World Facilitating program research Supporting youth tour development for the Mapparium exhibit Supporting the Programs Team in planning fall programs. including Opening Our Doors and bi-monthly storytimes. This Intern will also receive training in presenting guided children's tours of the Mapparium. Additional opportunities may be available to assist with educational programming projects for adult audiences. The internship is also designed as a mentorship, designed to be mutually beneficial for both the intern and the Library staff. You will be encouraged to develop professional skills in fields that include education, library science, museum studies, and public history. Qualifications: Applicants should have a background or interest in working with youth audiences. Experience in one or more of the following fields is required: museum education; general education; library science; American history; public history; event planning; customer service. Prior teaching experience in museums, schools, and/or camps is preferred. Interns must be patient with youth audiences, flexible, willing to work in teams, and able to take initiative. The Library encourages applicants from all backgrounds to apply for this opportunity. Please note: Library internships are compensated in course credit only. Prospective interns have the responsibility to coordinate internship credit requirements with with advisors. To Apply: Please submit a PDF of resume and cover letter, including two professional/academic references, by June 15th, 2017. Marie Palladino, Educational Programs Coordinator, The Mary Baker Eddy Library, palladinom@mbelibrary.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 05/26/2017

Volunteer

Docent

Nichols House Museum Boston, MA
The Nichols House Museum is seeking volunteers to join our docent program for the fall/winter season. Docents provide vital support to the museum by leading high-quality tours to diverse audiences and communities. Hours are flexible, and orientation and training are required. Docents receive complimentary admission to the museum and museum programming events. Applicants should be interested in history, architecture, and decorative arts, and enjoy interacting with visitors of all ages. Docents typically commit to half or full-day shifts between the hours of 10am and 5pm. Please send a note expressing your interest and availability to info@nicholshousemuseum.org with "Docent" in the subject line. Posted on: 08/18/2017

Amazing World of Dr Seuss Volunteer/Intern

The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum, 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 2 shifts a week. All applicants need to pass a CORI check. To apply email sgogal@springfieldmuseums.org
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: unpaid
Posted on: 08/04/2017

Docent/Tour Guide

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.
SALARY RANGE: Volunteer
Posted on: 06/30/2017

Museum Docent

Worcester Art Museum Worcester, MA
Worcester Art Museum Docents are people who are above all enthusiastic, empathetic, and social individuals. These devoted volunteers are great lovers of art, whose commitment to sharing that passion comes through with every museum conversation. The WAM docent is a lifelong learner; someone who is restless unless they are learning a new skill or delving into new material. Innovation and change is not something they fear; they welcome it. They facilitate access to information with ease, for the most novice of museum visitor, to fellow museum colleagues, and beyond. WAM docents love people. They enjoy engaging in conversation; they are leaders; they enjoy diversity of thought. WAM Docents are the face of our institution, and create lasting memories for generations of museum guests. Please contact katrinastacy@worcesterart.org for an application form and for more information. Posted on: 06/28/2017

Mission House Greeter

The Trustees Stockbridge, MA
Travel back in time and invite the public on your adventures!  Help ensure visitors have a great experience as they travel back in time too! Provide visitors with a friendly welcome and introduce them to the story of  Mission House.   Answer questions about the house and The Trustees as visitors enjoy the grounds and homes via self guided tours (scheduled tours occur July-August).  History lovers, retired individuals who enjoy interacting with the public, students seeking to explore careers and garden lovers can all find a home away from home at The Mission House.  This National Historic Landmark was home to the first missionary to the Mohican Indians,  Rev. John Sergean. It showcases an outstanding collection of 18th-century American furniture and decorative arts, and tells the story of the Mohicans through artifacts gathered by Mabel Choate in the early 1930s and stories and perspectives from Mohicans today. Time Commitment Needed Seeking individuals to cover 10:30am-3:30pm Saturdays and Sundays, June through August, with July and August as the priority time.  As we launch this new program we will also be looking for individuals available for the same time frame on Fridays. Options of full shift or 10:30am-1:00pm and 1:00pm-3:30pm. For more info, contact 413-532-1631, 3119 or tbeasley@thetrustees.org Posted on: 06/07/2017

Bryant Homestead Tour Guide

The Trustees Cummington, MA
Travel back in time and take 100s of visitors with you! The William Cullen Bryant Homestead, the 19th century home of American poet and conservationist William Cullen Bryant, provides an exciting opportunity to learn the stories of our past including Bryant's personal story and contributions to history as we know it. History lovers, retired individuals who enjoy interacting with the public, students seeking to explore careers and nature lovers can all find a home away from home at the Homestead. Join our team of enthusiastic tour guides and share these stories with others. Responsibilities: -Lead house tours and/or landscape tours using strategies and content provided -Welcome and orient visitors to the property -Provide friendly customer service -Promote the mission of The Trustees, our work and our programs -Encourage guests to join us as members and volunteers -Help ensure safety of visitors and the protection of the museum collection -Assist in the visitor center, as needed between tours -Support special events by giving tours, filling room stations to protect items and provide basic interpretive information -Participate in training sessions and stay aware of current Trustees happenings in the area -Participate in continued improvement of tours by providing feedback and joining brainstorming sessions -Commit to reporting your service hours via the Trustees volunteer website Time Commitment: Tours occur at 11 am, 1pm and 2pm on Saturdays and Sundays, late April-September, and Fridays, late June-August. Additional tours are also scheduled s part of large single day and holiday events. Avail betw 10:30 and 3:30 once/week for one tour or more preferred. For more info, contact 413-532-1631, 3119 or tbeasley@thetrustees.org Posted on: 06/07/2017

Field Farm and the Folly Tour Guide

The Trustees Williamstown, MA
Become a Tour Guide Field Farm and take visitors back in time! Share the beauty and the story of modern American architecture and art history of the Folly and the Bloedel art collection. Welcome visitors and lead tours of the interior and exterior of the Folly and the Field Farm Guest House. Responsibilities -Learn the architectural story of the Folly and the art history of the associated Bloedel collection -Learn and lead the Folly tour and interpretive tour best practices -Welcome visitors to Field Farm -Understand the mission of The Trustees and share it with the public -Help ensure safety of visitors and the protection of the museum collection -Collect admission fees and transfers the fees to the Guest House manager -Work with members of the Williamstown Committee as needed related to tours Qualifications -Enjoys speaking with the public -Excellent customer service skills -Interest in art and architecture -Able to learn the Folly tour -Comfortable collecting admission fees -Must be able to stand for an hour at a time -Must be able to navigate walk central property area and climb short sets of stairs -Prior tour guide/docent and/or interpretive education experience preferred but not required -Prior knowledge of modern American architecture and art a bonus -Commitment to reporting your service hours via the Trustees volunteer website Time Commitment Needed A minimum of 2 hours per visit, commitment for one tour per month or more during the summer months; occasional by appointment For more info, contact 413-532-1631, 3119 or tbeasley@thetrustees.org Posted on: 06/07/2017

Board Member

Board Member

The House of the Seven Gables Salem, MA
The House of the Seven Gables Settlement Association (The Gables) is recruiting individuals to join its Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees serves as principle fiduciary and wise steward of the organization and all of its resources. The Board governs with leadership, vision and oversight to create policies in accordance with our mission as well as to ensure the spirit of the mission is adhered to. It also discovers and responds to changing needs in our community in order to make a measurable impact. We achieve these goals through the full participation, commitment to inquiry and dedication of every Trustee. Members of the Board of Trustees support the work of The Gables by providing mission-based leadership, strategic governance and legal oversight for the organization. While day-to-day operations are led by the Executive Director and organizational staff, the Trustee-ED relationship is a partnership, and the appropriate involvement of each Trustee is both critical and expected. Trustees are expected to attend, actively engage and collegially participate in 9 board meetings a year, plus an annual retreat. They are also expected to support the financial sustainability of the organization by personally contributing at a financial level that is meaningful to them and supporting the organization’s development efforts in other ways, such as assisting with donor cultivation and stewardship and attending major fundraising and programmatic events. This is an open call for applicants, with no specific deadline. Candidates are invited to apply by emailing a cover letter and resume to Melissa Reynolds, Human Resources Manager at mreynolds@7gables.org. The mission of The Gables is to preserve our National Historic Landmark and leverage its power as an icon of American culture to engage diverse audiences and provide educational opportunities for our local immigrant community.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 05/30/2017

Other

Public Programs Assistant

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston, MA
The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is seeking a creative and organized part time Public Programs Assistant to help plan and implement the monthly Third Thursdays evening programming. In addition, the position will also help coordinate other public programs, including lectures, workshops, contemporary, exhibition-related, and multidisciplinary programming. The Public Programs Assistant, reporting to the Director of Public Programs, regularly collaborates with staff from other departments. The ideal part time schedule is Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, and requires planning time during regular working hours (10am – 6pm) in addition to most Thursday evenings until 9:30pm and the occasional weekend day. Availability on Thursday evenings is a key requirement for this position. To apply and view the detailed job description: https://talent.paylocity.com/Talent/Candidate/Review/11648
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 08/23/2017

Special Events Administrative Assistant ( PT)

The Preservation Society of Newport county Newport, RI
SPECIAL EVENTS ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT (Part-Time) The Preservation Society of Newport County seeks a part-time, Special Events Administrative Assistant. Hours of work are 24 hours per week – preferably Monday, Friday and one other day. Special events may require work on evenings, weekends and/or holidays. Job Responsibilities: The Special Events Administrative Assistant provides administrative and clerical support to the ongoing operations of the Special Events Department. Tasks include, but are not limited to, telephone communications, client correspondence, filing, reviewing and verifying invoices, arranging meetings and appointments, copying and faxing. Receives and processes ticket requests for Special Event functions and maintains this information in a database. Required Qualifications: • High School Diploma or equivalent. • Minimum one year of documented office / clerical experience. • Basic experience with MS-Windows, Microsoft Office & Microsoft Outlook. • Basic experience with spreadsheet and database computer programs. • Excellent written, verbal communication and organizational skills. • Ability to compose formal and informal communications to all levels of the organization. • Ability to multi-task and establish priorities. • Energetic team-player with excellent interpersonal, customer service and telephone skills. Please email a cover letter, and resume with contact information for professional references to http://www.newportmansions.org/about-us/employment/available-jobs or humanresources@newportmansions.org or mail to Human Resources Department, 424 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI 02840
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 08/15/2017

Digital Communications Assistant

The Mark Twain House & Museum Hartford, CT
Job Summary: The Digital Communications Assistant reports to the Director of Marketing & Public Relations for the Museum. Under the Director’s guidance, he or she is responsible for providing assistance in the areas of marketing, communications, and PR for all departments within the organization through a variety of activities, including but not limited to those listed below. The position also requires a technical knowledge of website maintenance, and the Assistant will act as both the operator and staff recipient of all website tasking. The position requires an enthusiastic and energetic self-starter who can both take direction and take initiative in achieving the department’s goals in support of the Museum’s mission. For more information go to http://marktwainhouse.org/about/employment.php
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 08/09/2017

Associate Registrar

Veritude/Fidelity Investments Boston, MA
Veritude is hiring for an Associate Registrar on behalf of Fidelity Investments. This position is based in Boston, MA. OBJECTIVE The Associate Registrar supports the Corporate Art Group in the management of a 16,000-object contemporary art collection located in over 200 locations world-wide. This constantly growing collection averages 800 object moves a month and has grown steadily during its 37 year history. The Associate Registrar assists with the oversight of the collections management database. The Associate Registrar helps to develop and advance policies and procedures for collections management, care, and conservation in accordance with accepted museum standards. The Associate Registrar is an integral member of the Corporate Art Group overseeing the documentation, physical inventory, risk assessment & records management of the art collection. The Associate Registrar may be a liaison between the Corporate Art Group and a broad cross section of Fidelity enterprise including Risk, Security, Treasury & other areas of FREC as needed. Education and Experience BA or MA in art history or related field. Additional information management, records management & business management skills a plus. At least 5 years museum registration experience including accessioning, deaccessioning & loans. Experience in art handling & risk management Please email your resume to: pete.menger@veritude.com
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
Posted on: 08/08/2017

Videographer

Harvard Art Museums Somerville, MA
The Harvard Art Museums seeks a part-time Videographer (24-26 hours/week) who excels in creative expression, script-writing, producing, editing, and storytelling and can handle pre-production, planning, logistics, shooting, editing video and audio. Filming will cover such activities as academic symposia, special events, lectures, interviews, artist/student collaborations, and site documentation. The position requires a strong team player who works well under pressure. The successful candidate will be passionate about filmmaking; have a strong knowledge of current technology; have the ability to take direction; and be a conceptual thinker with the ability to conceive and develop relevant and unique solutions to challenging problems. The successful candidate will also be a true creative type who thinks outside the box and works collaboratively with like-minded colleagues. Projects include filming for the museums’ social channels, online collections and website, as well as managing the institution’s Vimeo and YouTube accounts. Candidates MUST have experience with Adobe Premiere/Final Cut Pro and a four-year undergraduate degree in order to be considered for this role. Duties and Responsibilities include: Develop script and create storyboards; Set up, direct, and shoot video; Create high quality video based multimedia by editing video and audio; Perform editing for external projects such as event coverage obtained only as raw footage; Work with a creative team of photographers and graphic designers to integrate multimedia deliverables into museum communications; Develop and edit audio-only assets; Edit video, audio, and related media for presentations as needed. To apply, visit https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWEbHost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerID=25240&siteID=5341&AReq=43175BR
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
Posted on: 08/01/2017

Embroiderer

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston, MA
The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is seeking a temporary Embroider to assist the Textile Conservation department. This 40 hour per week project will run for two to three months beginning in October 2017. Under the supervision of the Assistant Textile Conservator the Embroiderer will assist in the creation of the reproduction of two 19th century armorial hangings. Requirements: The ideal candidate possesses experience working with multi-layer constructions and has the ability to demonstrate their needle skills thru a portfolio presentation. Attention to detail and the ability to follow established workflow is a must. Prior experience with a similar project within a museum environment is preferred. The selected candidate will have full time (40 hours per week) availability for the duration of the project beginning in October 2017. For more information and to apply: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/9883
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: 6172785159
Posted on: 07/24/2017

Publicist, Yale University Press

Yale University New Haven, CT
Plans and executes entire publicity strategy for select YUP titles, focusing on Art and Architecture titles but also including trade, scholarly and academic, and/or paperback reprints, as seasonally appropriate. Manages author and publishing-partner relations for select campaigns. Represents YUP to select media and museum partners, including initiating, developing, and maintaining strong business relationships with editors, producers, and critics across a range of media outlets. Required: Bachelor's Degree in English, Journalism, Communications, or related field and three years of book publicity or public relations experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Preferred: Master’s Degree or Postgraduate Cert. Experience working in a museum setting. Established contacts in publishing and/or art media worlds. Experience with LexisNexis, Adobe Acrobat, or Creative Suite; with a range of Internet search engines and portals as research tools; use of Cision or Publicity Assistant. Understanding of copyright relating to media usage of YUP books. Founded in 1908, Yale University Press is one of the oldest and largest American university presses. By publishing serious works that contribute to a global understanding of human affairs, YUP aids in the discovery and dissemination of light and truth, lux et veritas, a central purpose of Yale University. The books and other materials published by YUP further scholarly investigation, stimulate public debate, educate both within and outside the classroom, and enhance cultural life. Applications, consisting of a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references should be submitted by applying online at http://bit.ly/2te0OEe. AA/EEO – M/F/Disability/Veteran
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience.
Posted on: 07/19/2017

Art Museum Librarian

Worcester Art Museum Worcester, MA
Please apply online at: https://holycross.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=86559
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 07/07/2017