Executive Director, Washington Library Mount Vernon, VA
George Washington’s Mount Vernon
George Washington’s Mount Vernon has an exciting upcoming opportunity within our Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington. Please find information detailing the requirements below.
Interested candidates may apply via our website following this link.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted March 22nd

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Museum Custodian Palm Beach, FL
Flagler Museum
Full-time cleaning position tailored to the needs of an historic house museum. Extensive, specialized training provided. Only candidates willing to make a long-term commitment need apply. Excellent benefits. Five days per week, some weekends and evenings. English proficiency required. Please FAX work history to 561-655-2826 or mail to P.O. Box 969, Palm Beach, FL 33480 or email collectionscaremanager@flaglermuseum.us.
No Calls Please.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted March 22nd

Manager of Exhibitions Washington, DC
Dumbarton Oaks
Harvard University
The museum team seeks a creative and experienced Manager of Exhibitions to lead the collaborative exhibition design process. The successful applicant will work closely with the Museum Director and the Curators to develop and maintain a long-term schedule that will deliver one or two annual temporary exhibitions as well as permanent collection rotations.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted March 22nd

Experience Design Manager Portland, OR
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
Our Mission: Inspire curiosity through engaging science learning experiences, foster experimentation and the exchange of ideas, and stimulate informed action.
The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) is seeking a regular, full-time Experience Design Manager, who will bring experience in design and supervision.
OMSI is a center of excellence in science teaching and learning and a valued destination for the community. Founded in 1944, OMSI is ranked as one of the nation's top ten science museums and a world-class tourist attraction and educational resource that reaches 1 million people each year. The museum features five exhibit halls and eight science labs featuring hundreds of interactive exhibits and hands-on demonstrations, as well as residential camps and programs across the region. OMSI’s staff consists of 250-300 paid employees and 500 volunteers. They share a passion for our mission and believe deeply in partnering with communities across the region to achieve collective impact.
What you’ll do:
The Experience Design Manager is both a designer and manager within our Exhibits team, comprised of artists, designers, master craftspeople and engineers, design and develop exhibits and experiences that inspire wonder, curiosity and exploration.
This role is responsible for managing concept development for projects, ranging from 2D to 3D to CNC prep files, all while working in collaboration with other project stakeholders around the museum to synthesize all interests in the design of projects. In addition to engaging and managing an array of design staff, contractors, interns, and creative partnerships, the manager acts as creative support for other divisions and departments at OMSI, including contributing to front end ideation in support of grant funded and new project proposals.
What you’ll need:
- Excellent organizational, leadership, management, art direction, analytical and problem-solving skills
- Highest level of proficiency in in 3D software to include SketchUp and SolidWorks (or other approved 3D software program)
- High level proficiency in 2D design and layout; fluent in Adobe creative suite, specifically Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign
- Bachelor's Degree of Art, Design, Architecture, Industrial Design, or equivalent combination of experience and education.
- Minimum years of coordination and project management in designing of experiences and exhibits.
- Minimum 3 year of supervisory experience.
- Minimum 3 years of informal experience in informal science education and/or the museum field.
- Minimum 2 years managing/directing designers.
- Valid driver’s license.
- Pass pre-employment checks, such as criminal background check, reference checks, and a Motor Vehicle Record check.
Compensation Package:
- Competitive health benefits.
- Vacation, Personal Days, Sick Days, and Holiday pay!
We invite all applicants interested in impacting the community and our future generations to apply to join our team. Visit this site to learn more or apply!
Position closes April 30, 2018.
OMSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted March 21st

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Exhibits Manager Kirksville, MO
The Museum of Osteopathic Medicine
Museum Overview:
The Museum of Osteopathic Medicine and the International Center for Osteopathic History are dedicated to preserving the heritage of osteopathic medicine. Its mission is to “preserve and promote the history and tenets of osteopathy through collections and research to a global audience”. The collection of over 80,000 artifacts traces the roots of osteopathy, beginning with its founder, Dr. Andrew Taylor Still, and his establishment of the first osteopathic medical school in Kirksville, Missouri to its growth into a worldwide profession.
Position Description:
Research, plan, design and fabricate new exhibits, and maintain current exhibits. Maintain facilities to museum accreditation standards for artifact storage and exhibit display safety.
Full details here.
Application Details: Send hard or electronic copy of cover letter and resume to:
A.T. Still University
Human Resources Department
800 West Jefferson
Kirksville, MO 63501
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted March 21st

Lead Gallery Educator San Diego, CA
San Diego Museum of Man
Reports to: Lead Gallery Educator Employment Status: Part-Time/Non-Exempt
Hourly Rate: $13.69
The San Diego Museum of Man's mission is to inspire human connections by exploring the human experience. The Museum, housed in an architectural gem in the heart of Balboa Park, aims to hold a space for discourse on topics that matter and to be a place where visitors can find the fun in profundity. Our staff demonstrates great flexibility, generosity, kindness, humor, excellent judgment, and attention to detail. We love our community, our visitors, and our team! Commitment to a team approach is a must and a clear perspective is appreciated. If you like being around hard-working, welcoming, appreciative idealists with no shortage of opinions, please join us. Be part of making our community better by working in a museum that aims to be part of the solution.
The San Diego Museum of Man (SDMoM or the Museum) seeks a part-time Gallery Educator to engage visitors through tours, drop-in interactions, and school programs. The Gallery Educator will lead tours of our historic tower and work within our galleries facilitating activities to enhance our visitors’ experience. The Gallery Educator serves as an integral member of our front line staff and must be able to interact with the general public, students and teachers, and groups. This position is three to four days a week with additional on-call availability, roughly 15-26 hours per week, and includes weekend, evening and holiday hours.
The Gallery Educator reports to the Lead Gallery Educator and is expected to work collaboratively as part of a dynamic team of committed, passionate educators.
The Gallery Educator Is:
Engaging….loves to interact with the public, with learners of all ages; open to experimenting with various strategies to get conversations and interactions going between and among visitors.
Collaborative…works effectively with other museum staff, volunteers, and community members to create engaging tours, gallery encounters, and educational experiences.
Dynamic…. works with vigor to create experiences for adult, family, and school visitors that expand beyond the tried and true, imbued with creativity and experimentation.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Lead Gallery Educator, the Gallery Educator performs the following:
• Welcomes visitors to the Museum in a friendly and hospitable manner.
• Leads/assists historic and interactive storytelling tours of the California Tower.
• Implements a variety of activities and visitor interactions including tours, activity carts, storytelling, facilitated dialogues, art-making activities, etc.
• Leads school and group tours and workshops of core exhibits such as Ancient Egypt, Race: Are We So Different?, and Maya: People of Earth and Sky.
• Performs related duties as assigned.
Experience, Education, or Skills Required:
Informal or formal education experience with students of various ages is required; background in performing arts is a plus. Candidate must possess excellent customer interaction skills and public speaking abilities, work well with a diverse group of colleagues, flexibility for the changing needs of each day, and the ability to handle a fast-paced environment while providing a quality visitor experience. Candidate must be outgoing and able to initiate engagement with any and all visitors (and have fun in the process).
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The job regularly requires the employee to stand for long periods of time, both indoors and out, as well as walk, climb or balance, crouch, and stoop. The position is responsible for leading/assisting up to four group tours a day of a historic, eight-story tower, requiring the climbing of multiple staircases while projecting his or her voice to deliver an informational tour. Additional climbs up the tower may also be required whenever necessary. The position occasionally requires the lifting and/or moving up to 30 pounds.
Weekends and holidays required.
How to Apply:
The San Diego Museum of Man is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace. Please send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Recruiting@museumofman.org with “Gallery Educator” and your first initial and last name in the subject line. Principals only. No phone calls please.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted March 20th

Museum Registrar Kansas City, MO
The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures
University of Missouri-Kansas City
The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures seeks an experienced Museum Registrar to join our team. Reporting to the Curator of Collections, the Museum Registrar will be responsible for the management and preservation of collection records and archives according to AAM accreditation standards. This includes, but is not limited to, legal documents, files, and retrieval systems associated with collections, acquisitions, accessions, deaccessions, cataloging, loans, packing, shipping, customs, inventory, insurance, and storage.
Qualified candidates will have a minimum of a BA (MA preferred) in museum studies, history, art history, or related field, and at least one year of experience in a comparable position. Experience with collections management databases, specifically PastPerfect, is preferred.
For more information and to apply for the position, visit www.umkc.edu/jobs. The position will remain open until filled; initial application review starts on April 16, 2018.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted March 20th

Visitor Services Associate Catskill, NY
Thomas Cole National Historic Site
The Thomas Cole National Historic Site seeks a part-time or full-time seasonal visitor services associate to greet visitors, sell admission tickets and gift shop products, serve as a gallery attendant, and participate in other visitor activities at the historic site from April 27 through October 31, 2018. Schedule includes weekends. The position offers the opportunity to join a dynamic team at a beautiful historic site in Catskill, New York, in the scenic Hudson Valley. See further details here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted March 20th

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Education Director Rockport, TX
Texas Maritime Museum
The Texas Maritime Museum is a private non-profit organization, and the official maritime museum of the state of Texas. Opened in 1989 we have been exciting and educating the public about Texas maritime history and artifacts for over 27 years. The museum focuses on four main themes of early exploration and settlement, boatbuilding and shipbuilding,
recreational and commercial fishing and offshore oil and gas production.
Overall Responsibility:
Creating and implementing educational programs and events relevant to the mission of the museum; maintaining and cultivating community
partnerships; volunteer recruitment and coordination; providing direct communication to board of trustees.
Supervises: Part Time Front Desk Staff, Seasonal Staff (camp counselors), Volunteers
Key Areas of Responsibility:
Maintain and develop innovative curriculum for established programs, scheduling and providing tours and outreach programs, developing curriculum for temporary exhibits, developing and maintaining community partnerships with organizations and schools, recruiting, training, and maintaining volunteers, directing all camp activities (SEA Camp, H2Odyssey, Sailor’s Holiday Spring Break), grant research and writing, implementing and assisting with fundraising activities for the organization and the department, formulating and maintaining the department’s budget, flexible schedule to accommodate evening and weekend events, exhibits, and program activities.
Required Qualifications:
Master’s level degree in Education, Museum Studies, History, or related field, 1-3 years of experience preferred.
- Strong sense of customer service.
- Excellent organizational, time management and prioritization skills.
- Supervisory experience with adults and adolescents.
- Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
- Familiar with social media and the internet
- Able to communicate with audiences varying in age, gender, race, education and ability.
- Fulfills monthly reports and schedules as well as other administrative duties as necessary.
Compensation $26,000 Annually with basic health insurance.
Special Instructions to Apply: Submit resume and three references by email to klrdouglass@gmail.com or by mail to 1202
Navigation Circle, Rockport, TX 78382. No Calls. www.texasmaritimemuseum.org.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted March 17th

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Communications & Community Outreach Specialist Grosse Pointe Shores, MI
Edsel & Eleanor Ford House/Historic Ford Estates
Basic Purpose:
To assist the Communications Department in increasing awareness of the Historic Ford Estates (Edsel & Eleanor Ford House and Fair Lane, Home of Clara & Henry Ford), including collateral materials; media relations; community relations and outreach; promotions and digital communication support. The candidate will work with the VP of Communications in using a variety of vehicles and tools to reach a broad and diverse audience to communicate programs, events, tours, exhibits and projects of the Historic Ford Estates.
The ideal candidate is enthusiastic about all aspects of communications, story development, promotions and community outreach. He or she will be a strong writer, trend spotter and creative brainstormer, who isn’t afraid to share ideas and/or expand and enhance ideas from others. Experience working with a consumer brand, museum, or other nonprofit is preferred. Previous experience in an agency setting is a plus. The candidate will demonstrate the ability to write, edit and proofread to create high quality internal and external communications content. He or she will have a passion for a broad range of communication vehicles for reaching a broad and diverse audience.
Full posting here.
How to Apply:
Submit cover letter, resume’ with salary history and requirements to jobsearch@fordhouse.org. Please indicate Communications Specialist in subject line.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted March 16th

Museum Graphic Designer Princeton, NJ
Princeton University Art Museum seeks Graphic Designer who enjoys working collaboratively, has strong interpersonal/communication skills, thrives in fast-paced environment, is committed to graphic design excellence. Be part of team that supports collections/exhibitions, programming/education, publishing, web-based communications. Provide direction, oversight, coordination of graphic design activities; provide consistency to visual identity; work with in-house clients, outside vendors; plan/oversee/adhere to production schedules; supervise Graphic Arts Specialist. BA/BS in Graphic Arts/related field; 5-7 years graphic design management experience, preferably in museum/cultural setting; track record of compelling graphic design; mastery of Adobe Creative Suite; experience preparing specifications; production and on-press experience.
Details: gncolglazier@gmail.com. EOE: careers.princeton.edu.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted March 16th

Visiting/Clinical Faculty - Museum and Exhibition Studies Chicago, IL
The University of Illinois at Chicago
College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts
Job ID #93376
Close Date: 04/09/2018
The University of Illinois at Chicago invites applications for a faculty position in Museum and Exhibition Studies, to begin August 16, 2018. Appointment will be for one year at the rank of Clinical/Visiting Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (non-tenure track) and is expected to be renewable for a second year.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted March 15th

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Museum Fit Out Superintendent Queens, NY
$20M job in Queens building out the Louis Armstrong Tennis Center, including retail space and museum interiors. A well known project and complex scope of work requires a Superintendent that can show similar scale projects delivered on time, on budget and safely.
Client Details:
GC/CM firm with work in NY and the 5 boroughs is a family owned and operated company. They provide their supers with a competitive salary, a company car and travel expenses (EZ Pass).
Full posting here.
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John Marshall House Interpreter Richmond,VA
The John Marshall House is looking for enthusiastic Museum Interpreters!
Are you passionate about constitutional law? Would you like the opportunity to engage visitors in discussions about the often messy history of this nation? If so, please apply!
The John Marshall House is located in downtown Richmond, and served as the home of Chief Justice John Marshall from 1790 to 1835. During Marshall’s long political career, he participated in the ratification of the U.S. Constitution, tried Aaron Burr in the infamous treason case, deliberated what would the standard for Federal Indian law, defined Judicial Review in Marbury V. Madison, owned enslaved individuals and was president of the Richmond chapter of the American Colonization Society and much, much more. The John Marshall House is owned and operated by Preservation Virginia, the oldest statewide preservation organization in the nation.
This is a part-time, hourly position without benefits.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted March 13th

Curatorial Assistant Baltimore, MD
Baltimore Museum of Industry
The Baltimore Museum of Industry seeks a Curatorial Assistant to support the museum’s collections management and exhibition activities.
Reporting to the Director of Collections, the Curatorial Assistant provides general support for a variety of curatorial and administrative activities, including responding to gift offers, processing recent acquisitions, handling, moving, condition reporting, and tagging original objects, and confirming that objects are housed according to museum best practices. The Curatorial Assistant supports the Director of Collections in managing the museum’s busy exhibition schedule, maintaining exhibition calendars, checklists, image files, and lender correspondence, scheduling meetings, and attending to other exhibition details. Administrative duties include preparing agendas and taking minutes for committee meetings, and maintaining accurate paper records and electronic records in the museum’s collections management database. Supervisory duties include managing the department volunteers and intern. This is a part-time (20 hour/week) position.
The BMI recently completed a three-year strategic plan, which envisions significant growth in our exhibition and collecting programs ; the Curatorial Assistant has the opportunity to help shape the museum’s future as we prepare for engaging exhibitions, build our collections, and increase public access to them. The BMI’s unique collection draws attention both regionally and internationally.
Full posting here.
Salary commensurate with experience.
How to apply: Please send cover letter, resume, and names of three references to humanresources@thebmi.org noting Curatorial Assistant and your last name in the subject line. Please note where you saw the job posted. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
The Baltimore Museum of Industry provides equal opportunity to all applicants for employment. No applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted March 10th

Director, Archives and Research Center Chevy Chase, MD
Chevy Chase Historical Society
The Chevy Chase Historical Society (CCHS), a nonprofit membership organization, has been collecting material relevant to the area for 35 years. The CCHS archives represent a unique resource for scholars, students, and residents of Chevy Chase, Maryland, one of the earliest planned streetcar suburbs in the United States. The archives contain approximately 15,000 photographs; 400 maps; more than 100 oral histories; a variety of documents types including memoirs, municipal records, personal papers, letters, and yearbooks; a noncirculating reference library; and a vertical file of pamphlets, clippings, and other materials.
CCHS is searching for a Director of its Archive and Research Center. The Director is paid on an hourly basis for approximately 30 hours per week. The starting contract rate is $25 per hour. The Archive and Research Center is open to the public on Tuesdays, from 10:00 am to noon and 1:00 to 3:00 pm. The Director must be at the Center during those hours to greet and assist visitors and researchers. Occasional evening and weekend hours will be required. The schedule for the remaining hours is flexible and open to negotiation.
The Director reports to the CCHS President, the Archives Committee, and the Board of Directors.
Primary responsibilities include:
1. Planning, directing and coordinating the daily operations of the Archive and Research Center, including responsibility for maintaining the CCHS archives by accessioning, arranging, digitizing, describing, and re-housing current and new manuscript collections, photographs, maps, and other material, as well as implementing basic preservation methods, and/or supervising staff and volunteers working on these same tasks.
2. Managing the human resources of the center by recruiting an Assistant Director and/or graduate interns and volunteers, and supervising and training staff and volunteers in an effective and collegial manner.
3. Providing reference/research assistance for patrons, volunteers and interns.
4. Conceiving and overseeing the creation of new online exhibits drawn from the archive.
5. Overseeing research and writing of a house history for the annual CCHS Gala, and the design and production of the physical exhibit created for the event.
6. Managing regular updates of the CCHS web page and social media.
7. Managing the Archive and Research Center in compliance with the annual budget.
8. Preparing and presenting a written report on activities at the center at CCHS board meetings, which are typically held 10 times a year, usually in the evening.
9. In addition to the responsibilities listed above, collaborating with CCHS Board Committees as needed in an ex officio capacity.
10. Maintain the facility by monitoring environmental conditions and coordinate with outside vendors, contractors, maintenance crews, and etc.
We also expect you to:
1. Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, and establish and maintain effective working relationships with CCHS board members, staff, volunteers, and members of the public.
2. Serve as the public face of the CCHS Archive and Research Center, demonstrating enthusiasm for local history, and a commitment to preserve and share the history of Chevy Chase with CCHS members, local residents, and all interested members of the public.
3. Be familiar with, or quickly able to learn, information technology used in small historical societies and museums, such as PastPerfect, as well as website content management systems, such as Drupal.
4. Have relevant historical research experience for assisting patrons as well as staff, board members, and volunteers.
5. Have a demonstrated knowledge of US History in general, and be familiar with, or quickly able to learn, the history of Chevy Chase, Maryland and the greater metropolitan area of Washington, D.C.
6. Understand the dynamics of working with board members and other volunteers.
7. Be a self-starter, independent worker, and creative problem-solver.
8. Have excellent oral and written communication skills and administrative skills.
1. A Master’s Degree or advanced coursework in History, Archival Studies, Library Science, or Museum Studies.
2. At least three years of direct experience in the field of archival management.
3. Demonstrated strength in written, verbal, analytical and interpersonal skills. Ability to work independently and collaboratively and to prioritize work to ensure timely completion of projects. Aptitude for complex, analytical work with attention to detail, demonstrated problem-solving skills, flexibility, and creativity.
4. Strong computer skills, with experience using MS Word, Publisher, Excel, and other Office programs.
5. Knowledge of professional standards and best practices concerning archives, historical societies, and museums.
6. Experience using archival managements systems, such as PastPerfect. Experience with graphic design software and content management systems such as Photoshop and Drupal.
7. Experience providing reference/research assistance for patrons, volunteers, and interns.
8. Experience supervising and training staff, interns, and volunteers.
9. Participation/involvement in relevant professional organizations.
Deadline for application: April 6, 2018.
Review of candidates will begin on March 23, 2018. Prompt applications are encouraged.
Please email (preferred) or mail a letter of application addressing your qualifications, a resume, and contact information for three professional references to:
Or via mail to: Chevy Chase Historical Society
8401 Connecticut Avenue, Suite 1010
Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815
If you have questions, please email CCHS at the address above or call 301-656-6141.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted March 10th

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Five Collections and Conservation Jobs Chicago, IL
Field Museum
The Field Museum plans to open a new permanent exhibition on Native North America. It will directly incorporate the voices of Native Americans through collaboration and will highlight the cultural and historical experiences of diverse communities of Native Americans. By providing a broader socio-historical context, the exhibition will illustrate diverse cultural traditions, practices, and histories of the first peoples of North America as well as provide access to contemporary issues and creativity within Native communities.
As part of this exhibition, the Museum will hire one Assistant Collections Manager and two Collections Assistants. These are full-time (35-hours per week), term positions that will run until June 2021. The individuals in these positions will participate in the deinstallation of the current Native North American exhibition hall as well as in the development and preparation of the new exhibition. They will work closely with Anthropology collections and conservation staff to assist with object housing, photography, movement and tracking, as well as data management. They will assist with research and cultural heritage visits, tours, and special events related to the exhibition. Preference will be given to qualified applicants of Native American heritage. The deadline for application is being extended to April 6, 2018.
Further details about these collections positions and related conservation positions as well as how to apply can be found online:
- Assistant Collections Manager
- Collections Assistant
- Associate Conservator
- Assistant Conservator
- Conservation Technician
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted March 9th

Preservation Specialist (Archaeological Cultural Heritage) Suitland, MD
Smithsonian’s Museum Conservation Institute
The Smithsonian’s Museum Conservation Institute (MCI) is seeking a Preservation Specialist with a specialization in archaeological cultural heritage. The Preservation Specialist will support the Smithsonian’s long-term goals in preservation and recovery of cultural heritage endangered by disaster, climate and environmental changes, human conflict, and international trafficking through innovative scholarly and scientific research in archaeology. The successful candidate will serve as a consultant and expert advisor in their areas of expertise to support strategic partnerships with governmental, academic and intergovernmental organizations. They will also serve as a key researcher in Smithsonian’s projects to preserve and protect cultural heritage in crisis situations. The successful candidate will support SI commitment to capacity building in cultural heritage protection with the Iraqi Institute for the Conservation of Antiquities and Heritage and other educational venues. The successful candidate will have an earned PhD in archaeology or closely related field or equivalent and extensive experience in research, professional presentation, and publication.
The position is a 5-year trust position to be hired at pay scale equivalent to GS – 12/01 with a salary of $81,548 including a locality payment for the DC area. OHR website.
MCI is a scientific research center of the Smithsonian Institution with the mission to increase and disseminate scientific knowledge that improves preservation and conservation of museum collections and related material, with an emphasis on the collections of the Smithsonian Institution’s museums. For a more detailed description of the MCI’s programs please see www.si.edu/mci.
To apply send a Statement of Interest, a C.V. and three examples of published works to MCI-HIRE@si.edu with “Preservation Specialist (Archaeological Cultural Heritage)” in the subject line. The Smithsonian Institution is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Vacancy closes March 21, 2018. Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S.
For questions contact:
Jessica S. Johnson
Head of Conservation
Museum Conservation Institute
Smithsonian Institution
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted March 8th

Educator Cambridge, MA
The MIT Museum seeks an Educator to deliver on-site education programs in science, technology, and engineering. The Museum Educator will be familiar with federal and state curriculum standards, have excellent classroom management skills and enthusiastic about engaging with middle and high school students, adults, and general Museum visitors. S/he will be enthusiastic about learning about the MIT Museum Collections and current research at MIT, and will work with the Education Coordinator to help keep workshop content up-to-date.
The Museum Educator will take the lead on booking school workshop sessions, contacting and confirming instructors for each, reserving teaching spaces, ensuring correct invoicing and payments, and appropriately communicating with clients in a friendly and professional manner. The Museum Educator will also assist with promoting educational offerings to target audiences, liaising with educators and relevant community organizers, and delivering professional development opportunities for middle and high school educators. S/he will extend the classroom experience into the Museum’s public maker space and lead weekly hands-on, MIT-based creative learning activities in the Idea Hub.
Other duties as needed or required.
Required: Undergraduate degree in a science, technology or engineering field. Minimum of three years experience teaching middle or high school students in a formal or informal setting. Familiarity with informal science program delivery to school, family and community audiences. Enthusiasm for the development and delivery of hands-on programs in science, engineering, art and technology. Must have excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills; be detail-oriented and be able to work collaboratively as part of a small team. Should be able to lift at least 30 pounds. Must be able to work a Sunday-Thursday schedule, school vacation weeks, occasional holidays and evenings.
Preferred: Master’s degree; familiarity with audience evaluation techniques; bilingual proficiency in Spanish, Japanese or Mandarin.
This is a ten-month (March-December 2018), full-time, temporary appointment through NextSource.
To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to edsearch@mit.edu.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted March 8th

Museum Outreach Educator St. Petersburg, FL
The Florida Holocaust Museum
The Florida Holocaust Museum is seeking a full-time education professional to coordinate and facilitate programs and resources for educators and students throughout the state of Florida. Reporting to the Curator of Education & Director of Research, Museum Outreach Educator has the following responsibilities:
- Work closely with the Curator of Education & Director of Research and the museum’s curatorial and education staff to coordinate and present historically accurate and highly engaging on- and off-site programs that help Florida educators meet the Holocaust Education Mandate as well as state and national curriculum standards
- Develop collaborative partnerships with teachers and administrators in multiple school districts
- Schedule and facilitate workshops and presentations across Florida
- Coordinate and facilitate Speak Up, Speak Now!® program for middle school students
- Work with public, private, and religious schools
- Conduct program evaluation, including the collection of data and participant feedback.
- Bachelor's degree in Education, History, Museum Education, Museum Studies or closely-related field required;
- Minimum of 2 years of experience at a museum, historic house, or other education setting, planning and implementing relevant and creative museum education programs for K–12 students and teachers.
- Strong knowledge of the K-12 school environment, current theories and practices of object-based museum learning,
- Strong experience with applying Florida Standards
- Excellent writing and presentation skills.
- Experience with project management and program evaluation.
- Must be capable of undertaking multiple projects simultaneously and balancing long- and short-term priorities, with equal attention to big-picture goals and small logistical details.
- Experience working with school districts and school curricula.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
- Ability to work effectively and diplomatically with Museum staff, patrons, and representatives of schools and other community-based organizations.
- A collaborative, energetic, pro-active work style.
- Ability to see, speak and hear clearly, and lift 25 pounds.
- Some travel required.
Resumes with cover letter should be sent to: hrmanager@thefhm.org
Deadline for applications: March 23, 2018.
No phone calls regarding position. Candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted via email.
About The Florida Holocaust Museum:
The Florida Holocaust Museum (The FHM) honors the memory of millions of innocent men, women and children who suffered or died in the Holocaust. The Museum is dedicated to teaching members of all races and cultures to recognize the inherent worth and dignity of human life in order to prevent future genocide. One of only three American Alliance of Museum (AAM) accredited Holocaust museums, The FHM boasts an outstanding collection of contemporary visual art as well as the largest Holocaust research library in the Southeastern United States. Its permanent exhibition highlights the artifacts, photographs, documents and testimonies of Holocaust Survivors and Liberators who came to settle in Florida. Please visit this site for more information about the Museum and its programs.
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Samek Art Museum Fellowship Lewisburg, PA
Bucknell University
The Museum Fellowship is offered for recent college graduates interested in pursuing a museum career. The fellowship focuses on curatorial work but also offers professional training in collection management, exhibition design and installation, education and public programs, and arts administration. It is designed to help fellows support their academic and career goals through supervised work experiences. Under the supervision of the Samek Art Museum director and chief curator, the fellow will have the opportunity to be involved in every aspect of the Museum's programs and operations. This is a 1-year fellowship (July 1, 2018-June 30, 2019) with the possibility of renewal for a second year. The fellowship offers an annual $12,000 stipend for living expenses.
Application deadline March 23, 2018. For more information and to apply, visit here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted March 8th

Visitor Experience Associate Washington, DC
The National Air & Space Center Museum at Smithsonian
We are currently looking to recruit a highly motivated individuals to serve as our Visitor Experience Associates.
This is a client facing role so this person must be well presented, confident and diplomatic. The Visitor Experience Associate to act as an ambassador for both Antenna International and our Client, the National Air & Space Museum at the Smithsonian, remaining professional at all the times. The Associate will actively engage with visitors to use the audio/multimedia tour.
Full posting here.
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Public Programs, Assistant Curator of Education Notre Dame, IN
The Snite Museum of Art at the University of Notre Dame is seeking a full-time educator to join a vibrant education department.
The Public Programs, Assistant Curator of Education is the public face of the Snite Museum of Art for thousands of K-12 students, teachers, and other visitors to the Museum. Through their oversight of the school programs arm of the Education department with the Curator of Education, they develop and deliver innovative, high-quality, curriculum-connected experiences to area K-12 students and educators. The ideal Assistant Curator is outgoing, creative, flexible, organized and able to work independently.
Specific responsibilities include:
- Manage on-site and outreach programs for K-12 schools including but not limited to the creation of curriculum, the designing of gallery experiences for students, the training of docents, in-gallery and in-classroom teaching from Museum objects, the orienting of groups upon arrival, and the facilitation of teacher professional development.
- Develop relationships with area K-12 teachers and administrators that connect the Museum’s collections and exhibitions with state curricula and that firmly position the Museum as an integral partner and resource in the local educational community.
- Manage school programs resources including physical spaces and supplies.
- Regularly teach onsite and offsite using the Museum’s collections and exhibitions with K-12 audiences.
- Oversee the monthly development and publication of a digital educator resource newsletter. Work to increase subscription to the newsletter locally and nationally.
- Create interpretive K-12 educational resources for use both within and outside of the Museum.
- Maintain and update the online tour sign up system (which uses Qualtrics) used by teachers and the online docent scheduling system (on the website Sign Up).
- Maintain departmental statistics and compile reports as needed.
- Support the Public Programs department with other education programs including but not limited to: family days and nights, 3rd Thursdays @ the Snite, and Art Beat.
The full position description, requirements, and mandatory online application available here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted March 8th

Education Assistant Albany, NY
The Albany Institute of History & Art
The Albany Institute of History & Art seeks an Education Assistant to assist with the production and implementation of the museum’s school, family, and public programs. Responsibilities include the coordination and facilitation of group visits, conducting gallery teaching and leading studio art activities, scheduling volunteer docents for school program delivery, maintaining department schedules and records, and assisting with production of all Education Department programs. The ideal candidate would have 1-2 years experience working in a museum or educational setting teaching diverse and multi-generational audiences. A baccalaureate degree is required, preferably in art, art history, American history, museum studies, education, or a related field.
Full posting here.
To apply, email a cover letter and resume to Susan Hsu, Director of Finance, hsus@albanyinstitute.org.
Application deadline: March 30, 2018
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted March 8th

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Tenement Museum Summer Fellowships New York, NY
the Tenement Museum is seeking applicants for the 2018 Masters Fellowship Program.
This is a paid, 10 week opportunity for the summer and we are seeking candidates for three positions to work in Research and Development, Collections, and Development Operations. Undergraduate and Graduate students are encouraged to apply at this link, deadline April 1st.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted March 8th

New Museum Teaching Fellow New York, NY
The New Museum is currently recruiting a Teaching Fellow. This is a temporary, part-time position. You can read more about the requirements and application process here.
Application Deadline: March 23rd
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School Services Educator Corning, NY
The Corning Museum of Glass
Education and Interpretation Department
The School Services Educator conceives, develops, and implements Museum programs and materials for K-12 students, teachers, and homeschoolers onsite and online. Interfaces with Education and Interpretation Supervisor and School and Docent Programs Coordinator to maintain a strong connection between docents and school tours. Collaborates with other Museum staff to build positive relationships with schools, universities and colleges in the Corning community and online. Provides direct assistance in developing and sustaining a collaborative relationship between and among the Museum’s collection, Innovation Gallery, Studio, Hot Glass Demonstrations and Rakow Research Library.
- Represents the Museum to school districts and curriculum specialists in the area.
- Creates and maintains partnerships with schools.
- Liaises between docents, docent programming and the needs of our school tour audience.
- Collaborates with teachers to ensure programs and resources are interdisciplinary and curriculum-based.
- Develops programs for teachers including twice yearly “Evening for Educators” and future workshops and seminars.
- Collaborates with the Membership department to create a membership category for educators.
- Creates and updates resource materials for school use, both in print and on the CMoG Website.
- Consults with the Rakow Research Library on school programming for the Library.
- Creates online outreach to teachers everywhere who want to include materials and resources on glass in their classes.
- Facilitates partnerships with higher education program faculty who want to use The Corning Museum of Glass to further student learning.
- Coordinates future distance learning programs for schools.
- Graduate degree in museum education or general education field.
- Minimum two years of experience working with teachers and schools.
- Evidence of competence in interdisciplinary thinking, planning, writing and learning.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to speak in front of groups and represent the Museum professionally.
- Current with technology, social media, mobile devices and current knowledge of or willingness to learn museum- and business-related software.
- Excellent organizational and project management skills.
- Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team and successfully interface with all Museum departments.
- Ability to work a flexible schedule, including some weekends and/or evenings as necessary.
To Apply:
Email, fax, or mail resume with cover letter to employment@cmog.org, fax to (607) 438-5410, or send to Corning Museum of Glass, One Museum Way, Corning, NY 14830, Attn: Human Resources.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted March 7th

Director Chicago, IL
Arab American Cultural Cent
University of Illinois at Chicago
Close Date: 03/21/2018
Description: This position is responsible for the administrative leadership and management of the Arab American Cultural Center. Oversees the operations of the Center, which includes development and administration of programs and activities that provide faculty, staff and students knowledge of issues relating to Arab American communities. Promotes an inclusive environment that facilitates Arab American students’ advancement, growth, and development through advocacy, policy development, and institutional intervention to support diversity on Campus.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted March 4th

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Museum Registrar
Richmond, VA
The American Civil War Museum
The American Civil War Museum seeks an experienced registrar to oversee the documentation, condition reporting, legal rights, insurance, and loan agreements in support of the museum’s exhibits and permanent collection. With more than 15,000 objects and 40,000+ archival materials, both military and civilian, the Museum’s collection is one of the largest private collections of Civil War material culture. The Registrar reports to the Director of Collections and works closely with both curatorial and archives colleagues.
- Maintains the systems associated with the management of the object collection as they enter, leave, and are exhibited by the Museum.
- Prompt and thorough registration of all new acquisitions to the Museum’s collections to the standards outlined by the museum’s Collections Management Manual including issuance of deeds of gift and IRS 8283 forms, etc.
- Maintains a central manual cataloging system for the object and archives collections and serves as system administrator for the digitized collections management system.
- Periodic review and updating of Disaster & Recovery Plan.
- Manages all national and international incoming and outgoing loans. This includes the evaluation of requests with the appropriate member(s) of the Collections Department, review of facilities reports, arrangements for the packing and shipping of loans, drafting and reviewing contracts related to loans, insurance, and transport of museum objects.
- Creates and implements policies such as cataloguing, condition reporting, photographing, and maintaining collections while in storage, transit, and on display.
- Annual review of collection insurance and risk management.
- Review of legal matters and legislation as it affects collections in matters of copyright, title, tax laws, etc.
- Assist in the care and maintenance of collections.
- Assist in the installation and maintenance of exhibits.
- Supervision and training of interns or volunteers assigned to Registration.
- Participation and assistance in the general programs of the Museum.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Museum Studies, American History, or related field.
- Minimum two years post-education experience working as a museum registrar.
- Thorough knowledge of current professional registration methods and museum practices.
- Knowledge and experience in proper handling of a diverse collection of artifacts.
- Excellent recordkeeping skills.
- Computer competency of Windows platform.
- Proficiency in collections management software, Past Perfect 5.0 preferred.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Must be able to work as part of a team.
- Some travel required.
- Experience in preparation and installation of professional quality museum exhibits.
- Demonstrated knowledge of Past Perfect cataloging software.
- Knowledgeable in 19th century U.S. social and military history with a working knowledge of the American Civil War.
- Familiarity with the cleaning, stabilization, and preservation of artifacts that do not require specialist’s treatment.
- Working knowledge of digital imaging.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please fill out our online application.
Please include a cover letter and resume when applying. Only those candidates who apply online will be considered. If you require assistance in completing the online application process, you may contact the Administrative Specialist by email.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted March 4th

Museum Financial Assistant Princeton, NJ
Princeton University Art Museum
The Princeton University Art Museum, one of the nation’s preeminent cultural institutions in an academic setting, seeks applications for the position of Museum Financial Assistant to join the Museum’s Business Office providing diverse administrative support for the Museum. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work within the context of an art museum that is intimate in scale yet expansive in scope, supporting one of the most dynamic exhibition programs on any college campus and a program of educational activities and events that continues to grow in energy and impact each year.
With collecting origins dating to the 1750s, the Princeton University Art Museum is one of the finest art museums in the country. Formally established in 1882, its collections feature over 100,000 works of art ranging from ancient to contemporary art and spanning the globe. Its collections of Chinese painting, the art of the ancient Americas, and photography are widely regarded as being among the world's richest.
A private institution serving the public good, the Museum is committed to serving the University, local and regional communities, and beyond through a dynamic program of temporary exhibitions, new scholarship, and innovative programming. By collaborating with experts across many disciplines, fostering sustained study of original works of art, and uniting scholarship with broad accessibility, the Museum contributes to the development of critical thinking and visual literacy at Princeton University and enhances the civic fabric of our nation.
To learn more about the Princeton University Art Museum, please visit http://artmuseum.princeton.edu.
Position Summary:
The Museum Financial Assistant will provide support to the Museum’s central business office which oversees over $17 million in business activity. Under the supervision of the Assistant Manager of Financial and Personnel Operations, this position’s primary responsibilities include: purchasing, domestic and foreign, via Princeton PeopleSoft Financial system, Marketplace web sites, and credit card transactions; acting as Museum Cashier preparing deposits for Museum Store, donation box, checks, and gifts; processing accounts payable vouchers and business expense reports; preparing journals and financial reports; reconciling museum revenues and vendor payments; assisting with budget preparation and monitoring budgets for variances; auditing Museum transactions for compliance with policies and procedures; acting as a Museum Time Collection Payroll Representative; and special projects.
The successful candidate will work closely with Museum staff and interact with multiple administrative and academic offices within the University including Human Resources, Facilities, Grants Administration, and the Office of Finance and Treasury. Experience working in a museum or university setting highly desirable.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted March 3rd

Writing and Communications Assistant Princeton, NJ
Princeton University Art Museum
Position Summary
As a member of the Director’s personal team, the Writing and Communications Assistant plays an integral role in promoting a standard of professional excellence in the Museum’s fast-paced executive offices.
Reporting to the Manager of Special Projects and Strategic Initiatives, the Writing and Communications Assistant provides high-level support to the Director’s Office. Primary responsibilities will including drafting and preparing correspondence on behalf of the Director intended for a wide variety of Museum constituencies including University colleagues, alumni, donors, volunteers, artists, peer institutions, community organizations, and Museum program participants, with a keen understanding of the Museum’s and the Director’s preferred voice and style. Assigned writing will include drafting correspondence related to the Director’s travel and meeting schedule, gifts made to the Museum, incoming and outgoing loans for Museum exhibitions and installations, the Museum Travel Program, and inquiries from Museum constituents, among others. Where appropriate, the Writing and Communications Assistant may assist in other writing projects as assigned.
The Writing and Communications Assistant will assist with recording the Director’s donor relation activities in the Museum’s donor database, maintaining accurate, updated mailing lists including Director’s contacts, campus partners and leadership, and peer institutions. In partnership with the Museum’s Institutional Advancement team, this position will regularly conduct research on, and update database records for, the Museum’s top donors and prospects.
Working with the Director’s Office team, the Writing and Communications Assistant will help manage the Director’s calendar and travel schedule. Responsibilities will include reconciling expenses for the Director’s meeting and travel activity and preparing expense reports.
The Writing and Communications Assistant will stand in for the Manager of Special Projects and Strategic Initiatives as needed, and will thus be required to support a wide range of the Director’s activities.
Other special projects will be assigned as needed.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted March 2nd