Development Assistant Boston, MA
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Department: Development
Reports to: Director of Individual Giving
Type of Position:Full-time, non-exempt (hourly)
Position Summary:
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.
Full posting here.
To Apply click here.
Join our dedicated, talented team of employees, interns and volunteers, who are passionate about the work they do to support the Museum’s mission. To apply for this position, please use our online application. This is our preferred application method.
We often review applications on a rolling basis once a position has been posted. If you are particularly interested in an open position, we recommend submitting your application sooner than the stated deadline, if possible, to ensure consideration for the position.
The Gardner Museum is committed to affording equal opportunities to qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disabilities, marital status or sexual orientation. Candidates of color are strongly encouraged to apply.
We receive many resumes and kindly request that you do not call to inquire about the status of your application. Those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted.
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Two Museum Jobs Santa Cruz, CA
The Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History
Full job descriptions and how to apply here.
- Marketing & Communications Catalyst
Hours: 40 hours a week, nights & weekends as necessary
Compensation: $42,000-$45,000, with benefits.
Deadline: Rolling, ready to hire immediately
What’s great about this job:
You will have the chance to make your mark on the MAH by shaping the future of marketing, communications, and branding at the MAH for years to come. You will lead the strategy, content, and distribution of all our marketing, communications, and press. This is a small, growing organization, so one minute you’ll be reporting on institutional metrics and the next moment you’ll be out in Abbott Square posting to Instagram. Come work with a collaborative, results-oriented, fun team dedicated to fueling the MAH with the people and financial resources necessary to build a stronger, more connected community.
- Exhibition Catalyst
Hours: 40 hours per week, nights and weekends as needed
Compensation: $44,000-$48,000 based on experience, with benefits
Deadline: Rolling, open until filled. Ready to hire now.
What’s great about this job:
You will take the lead on developing exhibitions at the MAH that ignite our community and inspire the world. You’ll develop powerful exhibitions, exhibit-related events, and hands on activities for every exhibition. You will activate our exhibitions strategy and related events developed in creative collaboration with staff, artists, community organizations, and local residents.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted July 22nd

Exhibition Project Manager Cleveland, OH
MOCA Cleveland
Full Time
Overview:
MOCA Cleveland is looking for a full time Exhibition Project Manager.
Job Objective:
Reporting to the Senior Curator, the Exhibition Project Manager plays an integral role within a five-person exhibitions department, and works in close collaboration with the Senior Exhibitions Manager. The primary responsibility of the Exhibition Project Manager is in support of the development, production and installation of MOCA’s exhibitions and artist projects. This includes working with lead curators and artists on the development and production of new commissions and onsite projects; planning and scheduling production and installation timelines; managing an installation crew; and providing hands-on assistance in the installation of works of art in diverse media. The position also involves supporting registrational activities including condition reports, packing and unpacking, shipping and receiving, gallery inspection and maintenance, and supervision and training of gallery attendants.
Full posting here.
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Director of Education & Public Engagement San Diego, CA
San Diego Museum of Man
Reports to: Deputy Director
Employment Status: Full-Time/Exempt
The San Diego Museum of Man’s mission is to inspire human connections by exploring the human experience. We aim to hold a space for discourse on topics that matter and a place where we keep the fun in profundity. The Museum, housed in an architectural gem at the heart of Balboa Park, is open 362 days each year. 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.
Description: Director of Education & Public Engagement
The San Diego Museum of Man (SDMoM or the Museum) is seeking a Director of Education & Public Engagement to join our dynamic team. Reporting to the Deputy Director, this position will contribute to the strategic development and growth of SDMoM as a first-class and high functioning institution.
The Director of Education & Public Engagement will set short- and long-term vision for comprehensive, decolonized social betterment-oriented programming; create, implement, and maintain “proFUNd” programs that support 21st century skills acquisition, global citizenship and reflect the San Diego Museum of Man’s (SDMoM) mission; serve on the collaborative exhibit development team and serve as primary visionary for exhibits, immersive media-based experiences and other signature experiences; and ensure museum experiences that move, empower, surprise, delight, amaze, inspire and welcome visitors.
Full posting here.
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 “Director of Education & Public Engagement” and your first initial and last name in the subject line. Principals only. No phone calls please.
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Tour Program Coordinator Houston, TX
Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (CAMH)
The Tour Program Coordinator is a full-time exempt position in the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (CAMH)’s Education and Public Programs Department. The employee supervises and facilitates the organization and activities of CAMH’s Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Team program, a group of artists and art historians who assist with contextualizing the Museum’s exhibitions for diverse audiences. CAMH’s FAQ Team are part-time employees at the Museum that lead inquiry based tours and provide hands-on interdisciplinary workshop for pre-K students to adults. In conjunction with the Education and Public Programs Director, the Tour Programs Coordinator is responsible for developing training sessions for the FAQ Team. The employee works closely with FAQ Team to create exhibition-based art workshop in order to ensure that the development of the tour program is in line with the institution’s mission as guided by its current long-range plan. In addition, the Tour Programs Coordinator is in charge of conducting research to stay current of educational best practices, teacher and community outreach, and organizing family programming (i.e. Family Days, Open Studio, and other programs as advised) with the goal of increasing attendance and reaching new audiences.
For full job description and information on how to apply click here.
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Contract Position: Project Coordinator Atlanta, GA
Imagine Exhibitions, Inc.
Atlanta, Georgia (Virginia Highlands)
Imagine Exhibitions is the global resource for all things related to traveling exhibitions. From design and creation to placement and presentation, Imagine brings the best possible exhibition to any venue.
Imagine Exhibitions is a small company looking for a full-time independent contractor for the role of Project Coordinator. The contractor must possess a high level of creativity, strong attention to detail, strong communication skills and the ability to handle multiple projects at one time.
Seeking a pro-active self-starter who is highly responsive, able to work independently and to prioritize his or her own work. Must possess a strong work ethic, customer service skills, organizational skills and a desire to work with a company full of passion and fun.
The Contractor will perform a variety of duties including, but not limited to:
- Coordinating worldwide shipping logistics (obtaining multiple quotes, working with customs, coordinating with the host venue, etc)
- Creating and managing artifact and exhibition content lists
- Ordering exhibition supplies; maintaining supply and stock lists
- Creating, following and maintaining budgets for each exhibition installation and deinstallation
- Maintaining road crew contact database
- Coordinating work schedules for installations and deinstallations with road crew
- Maintaining company installation/deinstallation calendar
- Managing all details of multiple turn-key traveling exhibitions; booking air and ground travel for crew, logistic and schedule approvals from host venue, operational support for host venue, communicating detailed plans for travel and work to road crew
- Occasional on-site exhibition installation and deinstallation management
- Assisting Accounting Department with collecting and approving crew invoices, reconciling expenses and billing host venues
- Coordinating floor plan approvals between Design Department, Production Manager and host venue
- Coordinating and reviewing language translations and reprinting of exhibition text materials as necessary
- Leading Production calls with venues to explain install process, answer questions, etc.
- Maintaining shared files of each show (photos, manuals, schedules, print files, etc)
- Maintaining excellent customer service with all host museums and venues
- Other duties as assigned
Requirements:
- Computer proficiency in the following areas (Mac or PC based):
o Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
o Dropbox
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Out-of-the-box thinker with an awesome attitude, persistence, and sense of humor
- Current passport with no restrictions for global travel
Preferences:
- Experience in the traveling exhibition, museum or public attraction community
- Familiarity with reading floor plans
- Bachelor’s degree or higher completed education
All applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to Debbie Donohue at ddonohue@imagineexhibitions.com.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted July 15th

Contract Position: Exhibition Sales and Business Development Manager Atlanta, GA
Imagine Exhibitions, Inc.
Imagine Exhibitions is the global resource for all things related to traveling exhibitions. From design and creation to placement and presentation, Imagine has the experience and inspiration to bring the best possible exhibition for any venue.
Imagine Exhibitions is looking for an independent contractor for the role of Exhibition Sales and Business Development Manager. The contractor must possess a high level of sales aptitude, creativity, attention to detail, strong communication skills and the ability to handle multiple projects at one time. This position will report directly to and support the VP of Exhibitions.
The Exhibition Sales and Business Development Manager will sell Imagine Exhibitions’ products and experiences to museums, science centers and other venues worldwide. The successful candidate will be resourceful, results-oriented and will specifically have the ability to:
- Promote/pitch/secure sales from existing and prospective clients around the world through a relationship-based approach;
- Develop clear, researched, targeted and effective sales plans to generate sales leads, create sales opportunities and gain new business;
- Identify and pursue growth opportunities to expand existing markets, penetrate new markets or market segments; match product offerings to target markets using effective communication to reach those specific audiences.
We are looking for an outgoing team player with excellent presentation and sales skills. A minimum of five years of experience in the industry or sales is preferred. The position is open geographically, primarily work-from-home, and requires approximately 15-20% travel domestically and internationally. Must have a current, valid passport without restrictions for global travel.
The Exhibition Sales Manager is primarily responsible for:
- Actively pursue and develop new sales prospects, research and identify potential clients and opportunities to maximize revenue.
- Lead promotional and communication strategies that enhance the visibility of Imagine Exhibitions products.
- Build and maintain strong relationships with clients, internal and external stakeholders.
- Supply management with oral and written reports on customer needs, interests, competitive activities, and potential for new opportunity development.
- Participate in industry trade shows, conferences, networking events, etc.
- Coordinate logistics for trade shows to include booth rental, furniture, printing of sales decks,
registrations, hotel bookings, programs, and sessions.
- Create and lead activities for development of materials/activities to support sales efforts, including promotional materials, newsletters, web presences, social media and other sales campaigns for promotion of products.
- Create marketing and sales presentations for CEO and VP of Exhibitions for conferences and as needed
- Assist the VP of Exhibitions as assigned
- Travel to deliver sales presentations to prospective clients.
- Develop sales and business development ideas for email blasts and hard mailings.
- Research promotional ideas for b to b conferences, direct mailings, etc.
- Manage all sales presentations, Dropbox, and Website as changes are made to the Exhibition.
- Implement agreed-upon best practices for sales and marketing materials.
- Maintain records of attendance for all exhibitions and create stats based on this information.
- Manage the sales database: ensure accuracy of information, regularly update contacts and account information.
- Perform a strategic watch on your market and share it with the sales and marketing team.
- Research best practices for marketing materials and suggest changes. 

- Write content for Requests for Proposals, Requests for Qualifications and other technical documents.
- Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
- Experience in the sales and/or communications industry
- A bachelor’s degree and/or diploma that lends to the position
- An aptitude for problem-solving
- Superior people and presentation skills
- A results-oriented work ethic with ability to negotiate and close deals
- Financial literacy regarding sales
- Client-oriented with a service personality
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Experience using contact management software (Basic Excel skills required)
- Ability to travel domestically and internationally; with a valid passport and no travel restrictions
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Out-of-the-box thinker with a good attitude
- Experience in sales, minimum of 5 years is preferred
Preferences:
- Experience with the traveling exhibition, museum or attraction industry
- Ability to speak a second language
All applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to Debbie Donohue at ddonohue@imagineexhibitions.com.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted July 15th

Development Officer New York, NY
Fraunces Tavern Museum seeks a Development Officer to provide knowledgeable creative energetic leadership to oversee all aspects of institutional development. This position provides exceptional growth opportunities. The hired candidate will use the strategic plan to create and implement ways to increase support from diversified sources. The Officer must thoroughly understand and be able to articulate the Museum's mission, culture, values, history, stakeholders, programs and finances. Specific responsibilities include, but are not excluded to the following:
Roles and Responsibilities:
- Effectively articulate, in written and in verbal communications, the mission and impact of the Museum
- Grow membership program
- Create an active planned giving and charitable gifts program
- Develop and implement practices to identify, cultivate, and solicit an active pool of potential donors
- Manage donor portfolios
- Work in close relationship with Executive Director to solicit and close gifts in support of the museum's unrestricted funds, as well as, programmatic funding
- Solicit annual appeals, capital campaigns, major gifts, and memberships
- Identify viable grant options to further institutional goals & work with individual departments to apply for grants
- Maintain administrative systems including gift recording, acknowledgment tracking, and donor database
- Create and track department budget
Qualifications:
Candidate must have a Bachelor's degree and at least 3 years of educational nonprofit development experience - experience in a historic museum a plus. Candidate must have a strong work ethic, excellent organizational skills and ability to effectively prioritize tasks. Qualifying skills also include the ability to lead and inspire constituent groups, a strong sense of fundraising ethics and respect for confidentiality of donor information.
The position offers a good compensation package with comprehensive benefits.
Interested candidates should send cover letter and resume to exd@frauncestavernmuseum.org. Writing samples may be requested.
This position is open until filled.
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Assistant Curator of Natural History, Collections and Exhibitions Trenton, NJ
New Jersey State Museum
The New Jersey State Museum seeks an Assistant Curator of Natural History, Collections and Exhibitions. Under supervision of the Museum’s Curator of Natural History, the Assistant Curator initiates, designs, plans, researches, implements and evaluates natural science collection growth and exhibitions; plans and implements field research projects; seeks, researches and administers incoming traveling exhibitions; works with registrarial staff to maintain the collections management system for the Bureau of Natural History; authors or contributes to scientific papers; works with Education staff to develop meaningful educational programs for learners of all ages; participates in overall planning of the Museum’s exhibitions, events and public programs; works cooperatively with other curatorial disciplines at Museum; keeps current with current scholarship in natural history and trends in museum-related science exhibition and programming; represents the Museum at professional organizations; researches funding sources; does related work as required.
Requirements -
Education: A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in biological or geological sciences or a related discipline.
Experience: Two (2) years of experience in an American Association of Museums accredited institution, performing duties related to collecting and exhibiting the natural sciences.
License: Appointees will be required to possess a driver’s license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.
Residency: Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 52:14-7 (L.2011, Chapter 70), also known as the “New Jersey First Act,” which became effective September 1, 2011, all persons newly hired by the Executive Branch on or after that date shall have one year from the date of employment to establish, and then maintain principal residence in the State of New Jersey.
Salary: $61,784.21
Applicants should submit a letter, résumé/c.v., contact information for three professional references and two (2) writing samples – one for general audience and one for scientific audience, by July 28, 2017 to:
Margaret O’Reilly, Executive Director, New Jersey State Museum
Margaret.OReilly@sos.nj.gov
The New Jersey Department of State is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and is committed to the American with Disabilities Act.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted July 14th

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Exhibit Developer- Full-Time Seattle, WA
Pacific Science Center
Purpose/ Summary: The Exhibit Developer works within a collaborative team to conceptualize, develop, design, prototype and install innovative, engaging and impactful digital experiences for Science Center guests using a variety of platforms. This includes handling all aspects of assigned projects from sourcing appropriate hardware and software solutions, through coding and installation, to the creation of training and maintenance documents.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
-Participate within a collaborative, cross-disciplinary content development team to formulate the best digital and multimedia strategy for each exhibit project
-Create high quality digital and multi-media, hands-on interactive experiences via an iterative prototyping process. Responsible for conception, development, design, fabrication and/or coding and installation of the final product. Program or customize software to implement different digital platforms for content delivery and/or work with outside producers to ensure final production meets design standards. Ensures the best guest experience by building and testing prototypes or models and actively participating in the evaluation process.
-Research and recommend hardware and software based on durability, maintenance and ease of use by guests, as well as with an eye to building institutional capacity for digital media. Use resulting information to generate ideas for interactive components.
-Articulate ideas for interactive components via drawings, schematics and written descriptions. Create source lists, gather and/or generate estimates for fabrication time and cost. Responsible for creating final documentation for completed interactives which includes, but is not limited to source code, screen shots, digital assets, photos and video, operating and maintenance instructions, trouble-shooting information and final parts/vendors information.
-As needed, support Exhibit Operations team in troubleshooting and maintaining existing exhibits.
-Assist project management by participating in future proposal development; providing bid information and developing timelines and costs; keeping accurate records for all financial transactions and processing all financial paperwork in a timely and organized manner. Maintain an organized, professional and secure work space, keeping inventory and overseeing maintenance of all computers and hardware.
Position Requirements:
Knowledge of: All aspects of digital experience creation process including software, hardware and web-based platforms, story boarding and script writing, prototyping and evaluation and, when applicable, applying integrated design thinking.
Skills: Candidate must demonstrate proficiency in and the ability to integrate overlapping skills sets. Ideal candidate has experience with game/program development languages (such as C#, Python, C++, Unity) and/or web app development languages (such as Java, Javascript, Flash), and/or experience with microprocessors and microcontrollers (such as Arduino, Raspberry Pi of loT) and comfortable using open source hardware and software.
Ability to: Pull from multiple disciplines to select and execute the best digital solution; synthesize, organize and express complex subject matter to create the most effective and accessible delivery system for a general audience; learn new languages as needed to create these delivery systems; work both independently and collaboratively within a team environment
Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree or 2-year technical degree in interactive and/or UX design; 3 years relevant experience in mechanical or digital interactive development and UX design, as well as experience investigating and installing hardware and software; proactive, flexible, highly efficient and able to learn things quickly; creative problem solver; experience working on multiple, overlapping projects; strong oral and written communication skills; excellent time management and organizational skills; positive, professional team member. Well-versed in Adobe collection, specifically InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Premiere, and After Effects desired. Museum and/or experience developing hands-on digital experiences for public environments preferred.
To Apply:
To read full job descriptions and to apply, please visit: www.pacificsciencecenter.org/careers.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted July 14th

Curator of Archaeology and Assistant Professor in Anthropology Boulder, CO
The University of Colorado Museum of Natural History and the Department of Anthropology invite applications for a tenure-track, joint position as Curator of Archaeology and Assistant Professor. Applicants should have PhD with specialization in Archaeology, and museum experience. Strong preference for candidates with experience in Southwestern material culture research and publication, NAGPRA, collaborative research, and teaching, with strengths in contemporary archaeological and museological theory. For more details and to apply, go to this site, Posting 10177. The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
For full consideration, application submissions must be made online at this site by midnight on September 30, 2017. Search is open until filled.
Please direct questions to archaeocurator@colorado.edu.
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Kress Interpretive Fellow Lawrence, KS
Spencer Museum of Art
The Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas in Lawrence is seeking applications for a nine-month Samuel H. Kress Art Museum Fellowship. The Kress Interpretive Fellow will work with Spencer Museum of Art staff to create and implement new and existing interpretive materials, with a focus on digital applications, to expand the reach and accessibility of the Spencer’s interpretive efforts. Facilitating experiences for visitors with varying needs and abilities is high priority for the Spencer. The Fellow will gain experiences in creating interpretive materials, both digital and analog, for a range of audiences.
As an academic art museum and cultural resource for the Midwest region, the Spencer Museum of Art’s interpretation is designed to directly serve a diverse range of audiences. The Fellow will contribute to the Museum’s established and emerging interpretative initiatives. Foremost amongst the Fellow’s responsibilities will be assisting with the implementation of digital approaches to interpretation, particularly through the Spencer’s recently created mobile app. Mobile app content revolves largely around the Museum’s exhibitions and is designed to enhance the gallery experience by providing additional layers of interpretive content. As such, the Fellow will work with both curatorial and education staff to develop multimedia content for the app, ranging from texts to audio content for visually impaired and blind visitors. The Fellow will also work with staff to craft content about collection objects, including past conservation projects, to share through the mobile app. Other digital projects may include the development of new iBooks for the in-gallery iPad stations that offer another platform for delivering interpretive content.
In addition to advancing the Museum’s digital initiatives, the Fellow will gain experience with a range of interpretive activities, including leading tours, developing and delivering other educational programs, writing and editing label text, and creating printed materials. The Fellow will also play a key role in helping apply the Spencer’s new interpretive plan to cross-departmental work.
For more information about this position and the application process, please visit this site.
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Registrar for Cultural Projects
Santa Fe, NM
Indian Arts Research Center at School for Advanced Research
Now announcing our new position for a full-time Registrar for Cultural Projects at the Indian Arts Research Center (IARC), a division of the School for Advanced Research (SAR). A minimum one-year position with the possibility of extension. The successful applicant will serve as project lead and manager for IARC’s innovative Collection Review program. Through the Collection Review program, IARC works in partnership with Native American source communities to review each object in the collection originating from those communities. The goals are to correct inaccuracies in the object records, to add new information that community representatives want to see included, and to provide updated records to source communities for their own use. A core objective of the program is to create and maintain thorough, accurate, and culturally appropriate records that will serve as an ongoing resource for IARC staff, community members, and researchers.
Function: Project lead and manager for IARC’s innovative Collection Review program. Under supervision and guidance of the IARC registrar, is responsible primarily for performing related data entry in a highly accurate manner; most aspects of project development and implementation, including developing and managing associated expenses; and coordinating logistics for collections reviews and collections seminars. Provides a welcoming environment for all participants and visitors to the IARC. Participates in collection-based seminars and performs all related data entry for those projects. This position is full-time, nonexempt, for the duration of the grant.
Characteristic Duties:
- Works under the guidance of IARC registrar on all data management activity in relation to the collection review and collection seminar projects. Carries out collection review project goals and methodology with each community. Following the establishment of collection review agreements by IARC director with community cultural authorities, serves as main point of contact for collection review projects.
- Performs pre-review and pre-seminar data entry in The Museum System (TMS) collections management database to ensure all existing information about each collection item (catalog info, provenance, conservation documentation, etc.) is available during activities. Works closely with registrar to ensure data is entered in accordance with IARC data standards.
- Coordinates with IARC registrar and collections manager regarding selection of collection objects to be reviewed or discussed in seminars. Provides list of selected objects to director for final review and approval.
- Works closely with IARC administrative assistant regarding arrangements for lodging, transportation, and food logistics of reviews and for payment of same. Communicates with community cultural authorities and their designees regarding logistics for review participants.
- During collections review, responsibilities include welcoming participants upon arrival; making presentations to orient participants to the review process; ensuring that participants sign appropriate releases or waivers; ensuring that complete reports for each object are available during reviews; managing voice and video recording during reviews; taking thorough notes. Adheres to established mutually agreed upon (between communities and IARC staff) processes for navigating matters of cultural sensitivity for the purposes of discussion, documentation, and subsequent data entry.
- Performs post-review and post-seminar data entry in TMS to ensure all information gathered is entered into the database records. Works closely with registrar to ensure data is entered in accordance with IARC data standards and to devise and implement new standards as needed.
- Reviews voice and/or video recordings to note the time stamp where discussion about each reviewed item begins and ends. When appropriate, arranges for transcription of recordings via a transcription services company.
- Following data entry portion of reviews, archives physical files and recordings resulting from reviews. Devises and implements procedures to safeguard any culturally sensitive information contained in the physical files or recordings. At the end of each collection review project, develops a final report to document the outcomes.
- Coordinates contract photography for collection objects. Works closely with collections staff to ensure safe and efficient movement of objects between vaults and photography area.
- Assists other IARC staff members as needed: helps set up for and clean up after IARC meetings and events and occasionally helps with tours.
Supervisor: This position reports to the registrar.
Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in museum studies or anthropology and a minimum of two years experience in the museum field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have demonstrated knowledge of Southwest Native American art and culture and its safe-keeping. Excellent communication and writing skills. Ability to synthesize information from a variety of sources into concise, cohesive database entries for use by diverse audiences. Strong interpersonal skills and experience working effectively with diverse groups of people. Ability to accommodate varying work schedules. Knowledge of The Museum System (TMS) or similar collections management database.
Desired Qualifications: Advanced degree in museum studies or anthropology and/or previous work experience in registration as a registrar or collections management.
Special Physical Qualifications: Must be comfortable with climbing ladders and stairs. Able to lift up to 40 pounds. Close visual acuity. Possible exposure to residual chemicals used as pesticides on collection objects.
Salary Range: $16.46 to $17.86, depending on benefit options.
To Apply Please e-mail sandoval@sarsf.org. Please include in a single .pdf your cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references. Applications must be received by Monday July 31.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted July 12th

Director of External Relations Williamstown, MA
Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA)
The Williams College Museum of Art makes dynamic art experiences to incite new thinking about art, museums, and the world—and it does so from within the nation's top-ranked liberal arts college. A vibrant center for the arts at Williams, the Museum embodies the liberal arts' ability to catalyze both creative and critical thinking. It is a vital hub for deep student learning and participation; for taking risks and testing creative, future forms of scholarship and teaching; and for boldly affirming the relevance of the history of art and the arts broadly. Partnering closely with faculty in the art department and many of the colleges 25+ departments, concentrations, and special programs, we aim to not just sustain but galvanize the college's legacy in the visual arts.
An exciting new position at the Williams College Museum of Art, the Director of External Relations develops the Museum's strategies around marketing and communications, including media and public relations; the Store; and donor relations. The work depends on a high degree of collaboration, accompanied by creative thinking and vivid storytelling. S/he/they will:
- Craft the Museum's overall public presence and tone across print materials, digital platforms, donor events, the Store, and more, in close coordination with the college's Office of Communications, which oversees the Williams brand as a whole.
- Design a strategic plan for donor relations and museum stewardship, in similar partnership with the college's Office of College Relations.
- Work closely with the Museum's director, develops strategic plans for the growth of Museum's advisory and collections committees. The position reports to the Museum's director.
Responsibilities:
- Effectively positions the museum's stories in various media and press outlets
- Oversees design and strategy for stories and messaging across all media
- Partners closely with the Office of College Relations on the College's broader fundraising goals for the Museum, ensuring museum priorities are understood and well communicated.
- Develops and manages budget for Communications, Marketing, and Development functions
- Develops goals and strategies for all levels of membership, and for foundation and government grant support.
- Oversees and cultivates upper-level donor groups and advisory boards, namely Visiting Committee and Collections Council, including assisting the museum director with tri-annual Visiting Committee meetings and bi-annual Collections Council meetings, as well as developing a strategic plan for strengthening both committees.
- Manages a staff of four: a Manager of Communications, to whom a Communications Assistant also reports; a Development Manager; a Museum Store Manager; and a Grant Writer.
Qualifications:
- The successful candidate should be an energetic liberal arts generalist who has experience working in art organizations.
- Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent and 7-10 years of communications leadership experience.
- Experience leading creative teams and managing staff.
- Ability to collaborate effectively across functions, with highly developed skills working with a diversity of people and groups.
- Ability to simply and powerfully communicate ideas through writing and visuals.
- Keen sense of design.
- Detail-oriented, organized, ability to meet multiple deadlines.
- Experience managing multiple competing needs, interests, and personality types of donors and high-level members.
This is a fulltime, year-round, regular appointment.
Review of resumes will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.
Employment at Williams is contingent on the verification of background information submitted by the applicant, including the completion of a criminal record check, and education when applicable.
To apply for this position, please visit this site. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us via phone at (413) 597-4247 or email at hr@williams.edu.
Williams College is a coeducational liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of Western Massachusetts with easy access to the culturally rich cities of Albany, Boston, and New York City. The College is committed to building and supporting a diverse population of approximately 2000 students, and to fostering an inclusive faculty, staff and curriculum. Williams has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its students. Please visit the Williams College website (http://www.williams.edu).
Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn and thrive.
Apply Here.
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Development Manager Williamstown, MA
Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA)
Williams is pleased to announce the opening of a Development Manager in Williams College Museum of Art. 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. The Development Manager will plan and produce dynamic events and programs for all museum supporters, from members through high level donors, communicating the museum's vision and sensibility. S/he/they reports to the Museum's Director of External Relations.
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.
- Manage all related event budgets.
- Write and communicate clearly and effectively to a broad and diverse set of constituents.
- Track member, donor, and recent visitor activities by sending invitations, managing guest lists, attending events, and providing check-in at events.
- Prepare correspondence, proposals, briefings and other detailed reports.
- 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.
- Report to donors on the use of gifts, arranges meetings between donors and beneficiaries, if appropriate, and helps acknowledge and celebrate gifts.
- Help design and host meetings of advisory groups, such as tri-annual Visiting Committee meetings and bi-annual Collections Council meetings, as well as helps organize special Fall weekend for Fellows (high level Members) group.
- Occasional evening and weekend work is required, as per the nature of donor engagement.
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.
- Knowledge of, and experience with, word processing, Excel spreadsheets, and email systems.
- Must be able to balance many different tasks simultaneously with attention to detail.
- Interact effectively with alumni and donors in a courteous, confidential and professional manner.
- Strong time management skills and effective, efficient decision-making skills.
- Excels at working independently as well as collaboratively.
This is a fulltime, year-round, regular appointment.
Review of resumes will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. Band 18.
Employment at Williams is contingent on the verification of background information submitted by the applicant, including the completion of a criminal record check, and education when applicable.
To apply for this position, please visit this site. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us via phone at (413) 597-4247 or email at hr@williams.edu.
Williams College is a coeducational liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of Western Massachusetts with easy access to the culturally rich cities of Albany, Boston, and New York City. The College is committed to building and supporting a diverse population of approximately 2000 students, and to fostering an inclusive faculty, staff and curriculum. Williams has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its students. Please visit the Williams College website (http://www.williams.edu).
Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn and thrive.
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Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted July 12th

Curator of Archaeology and Assistant Professor in Anthropology Boulder, CO
University of Colorado - Boulder
Description:
The University of Colorado Museum of Natural History and the Department of Anthropology invite applications for a tenure-track, joint position as Curator of Archaeology and Assistant Professor. Applicants should have PhD with specialization in Archaeology, and museum experience. Strong preference for candidates with experience in Southwestern material culture research and publication, NAGPRA, collaborative research, and teaching, with strengths in contemporary archaeological and museological theory. The successful candidate will teach no more than one course per semester and be a part of the museum’s Anthropology Section, working closely with the Collections Manager and the Curator of Cultural Anthropology. Duties include establishing and executing a vital research program with extramural funding; curating archaeology collections (including a large collection of Southwest pottery); implementing NAGPRA; teaching in both units including graduate and undergraduate courses; and, advising MA and PhD students in Anthropology and Museum & Field Studies. We offer a collaborative, intellectually stimulating, and supportive environment in which a new professor can thrive. Contact: archaeocurator@colorado.edu.
The anthropology collections at the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History include more than 1.5 million archaeological and ethnographic objects, and nearly 50,000 photographic images relevant to these collections. The geographic foci of the collections are the North American Southwest and Rocky Mountain-Plains. The anthropology collections are primarily archaeological materials resulting from the systematic work of Earl H. Morris and Joe Ben Wheat. Morris built the museum's anthropological collections from 1913–1956. Wheat served as Curator of Anthropology and Curator Emeritus from 1952–1997, and directed the Yellow Jacket field school from 1954–1991. Anna O. Shepard's research collection in ceramic technology is also part of the anthropology collection.
For full consideration, application submissions are due by midnight on September 30, 2017. Apply online here, posting #00159650.
Qualifications:
Applicants should have PhD with specialization in Archaeology, and museum experience. Strong preference for candidates with experience in Southwestern material culture research and publication, NAGPRA, collaborative research, and teaching, with strengths in contemporary archaeological and museological theory.
To Apply:
Applicants are asked to collate the following documents into a single pdf file: Cover letter; Curriculum vita; Names and contact information of four references; Statement of research that clearly outlines to non-specialists how the applicant's research contributes to significant questions or debates in his/her discipline; Statement of teaching experience and philosophy; Statement of curatorial experience and vision; and Representative publications. Please use this naming convention for your file: LAST NAME_ARCHAEO SEARCH. The maximum file size is 2.5mb. In the event a second file is needed to complete the submission with the required documents, a second upload can be made using this modified name convention: LAST NAME.2_ARCHAEOSEARCH.
For full consideration, application submissions must be made online at this site by midnight on September 30, 2017. Search is open until filled. Please direct questions to archaeocurator@colorado.edu.
The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at: adacoordinator@colorado.edu.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted July 11th

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Education Assistant
Georgetown, TX
The Williamson Museum
Part Time
Summary of Responsibilities:
Under the supervision of the Educational Program Coordinator, the Education Assistant prepares, maintains and delivers traveling trunks, field trips, special events and other educational programs. The Education Assistant also schedules and trains volunteers for the educational programs. This is a part-time position.
Primary duties and responsibilities:
- Traveling Trunks:
- Prepare trunk for program requested
- Deliver trunk to school
- Perform the programs requested
- Return to pick up trunk on scheduled date
- Updating trunk manuals and trunk items as needed
- Train volunteers for trunk presentations
Field Trips:
- Assist with one rotation
Hands on History:
- Assist in the Planning of Topics
- Assist with preparations
- Perform the Programs
- Recruit and Train Volunteers for Hands on History
Special Events:
- Assist with preparations
- Works a station
- Trains students, interns, and new volunteers for special events
Summer History Explorers Camp:
- Assist with preparations
- Assist with activities during two weeks of summer camp
The Williamson Museum is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation established in 1997 to collect, preserve and exhibit items relating to the rich culture and heritage of Williamson County.
We offer free and exciting hands-on educational programs to the public through innovative exhibits, tours and outreach including our annual Pioneer Day at Old Settlers Park.
Our mission is to promote the culture and heritage of Williamson County through education, preservation, acquisition and exhibition.
Our vision is to become a benchmark for all museums by providing leading-edge historical and cultural education to the public.
To apply for this job email your details to dhouck@williamsonmuseum.org
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted July 11th

Archivist Dubuque, IW
The Dubuque County Historical Society and the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Full-time/Part-time: Full-time, one-year position with possibility of extension
Exempt/Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt
Department: Curatorial
Reports To: Director of Curatorial Services
Staff Reporting To This Position: Volunteers as assigned
Works Closely With: Collections Manager/Registrar, volunteers
Key Responsibilities:
- Catalogs and processes archival collections using archival best practices.
- Provides proper care and preservation of archival collections.
- Facilitates access to archival and library collections.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Special Requirements:
- Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in a related field; minimum of 1-2 years working in a professional library or archival setting preferred; and/or MLIS degree or equivalent formal training in archives management.
- Excellent computer skills.
- Ability to work collaboratively with the Director of Curatorial Services, Collections Manager/Registrar, and volunteers.
- Preferably have knowledge of PastPerfect museum software.
- Must have the ability to lift and move objects weighing up to 40 pounds and to climb a ladder.
This is a full time, grant funded, one-year, benefits eligible position. Extension beyond one year is possible but not guaranteed. Benefits include vacation time, sick time, paid holidays, medical, dental, flex plan, and 403b retirement plan. To apply, email your cover letter and resume to Cristin Waterbury at cwaterbury@rivermuseum.com. Applications must be received no later than July 24, 2017.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted July 6th

Membership Associate Seattle, WA
Seattle Aquarium
Open to all internal and external candidates.
Reports to: Membership coordinator
(membership is part of the marketing department)
Status: Hourly/nonexempt, regular full-time
Hours of work: Standard work week; Monday–Friday, 8am– 5pm with flexibility needed to work some evenings and weekends.
Posting expires: When filled.
Seattle Aquarium seeks a membership associate to join the marketing team. The membership associate supports the membership coordinator in all membership functions and provides excellent customer service by phone, mail and email to our 10,000 member households. The ideal candidate will have three years experience in customer service and with Raiser’s Edge or another similar donor database in a non-profit setting. Candidates must be customer service oriented and creative with excellent verbal and written communication skills. They will be a true team player, solution oriented, organized and deadline driven.
About the Seattle Aquarium:
The Seattle Aquarium is owned by the City of Seattle and under nonprofit management. The Aquarium currently serves over 825,000 visitors and 40,000 school children and their teachers annually. Guided by its mission of Inspiring Conservation of Our Marine Environment, the Seattle Aquarium has a realistic plan for phased growth based on record-setting attendance, membership and fundraising growth, an energized board of directors and professional management. The current annual budget is $16 million.
Salary and benefits:
D.O.E. This is a full-time, hourly position. Full-time staff are eligible for the Seattle Aquarium’s comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, vision, dental (subsidized dependent coverage also available), HRA, FSA, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, long-term care, access to a subsidized ORCA pass, and generous paid time off.
How to apply:
The Seattle Aquarium is a progressive, equal opportunity employer that values a diverse workforce. All candidates are encouraged to apply by sending a résumé and one-page letter detailing interest and relevant experience to jobs@seattleaquarium.org. Application review will begin immediately.
To read a full job description visit our website here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted July 5th

Exhibitions Specialist Jackson, MS
The Museum of Mississippi History
Historic Resources Specialist III
Apply for this position online here.
For more information contact Diane Mattox at (601) 576-6866.
Starting Annual Salary: $36,300.00
Deadlein for receiving applications:July 19th
The Mississippi Department of Archives and History seeks a Historic Resources Specialist III to serve the first Exhibits Specialist of the Museum of Mississippi History. The incumbent will report directly to the MMH Director and collaborate with the Exhibit Section of the Program and Communication Division. The incumbent will serve as the lead project manager for exhibition planning, implementation, and evaluation. The Museum of Mississippi History features an expansive 4,000 sq ft temporary exhibition space and the incumbent will be required to maintain long‐term exhibition calendar with a work schedule and production timeline for each exhibition. The incumbent will be expected to regularly work cooperatively as a team with other three other staff members, participating in programs and projects that further the public mission of the museum.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted July 1st

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Staff Curator
Paducah, KY
National Quilt Museum
The National Quilt Museum is a destination art museum that sees visitors annually from over 40 countries around the globe. A mission-driven organization, the museum works to introduce the world to the art of today’s quilting community.
We are looking to hire a Staff Curator. This person will play a key role in creating and maintain the gallery/exhibit experience of the museum. Duties include, but are not limited to, exhibit installation and maintenance, procuring temporary exhibits for the museum, managing the museum’s existing
collection, and managing the logistics of the museum’s traveling exhibits. In addition, qualified person must be willing to work with every department in the museum to achieve mutual goals.
Applicants Must Have:
- Experience working in a museum atmosphere.
- Experience changing exhibits in a quilt or other art museum or gallery setting.
- Experience working with third party vendors and partner to achieve project goals
- Very good organizational skills.
- Working knowledge of Microsoft office suite.
Beneficial
- Degree in a Museum Sciences or related field.
- Professional presentation skills.
Interested parties should email fbennett@quiltmuseum.org with a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements if applicable. The subject should read “Curator Position”.
Position is currently available.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted July 1st

Interim Director-Museum Chadron, NE
Chadron State College
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
Salary: $53,020 USD Per Year
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted July 1st

Collections Research Specialist, Native American Art Princeton, NJ
Princeton University Art Museum
The Princeton University Art Museum is seeking a Collection Research Specialist in Native American Art, a one-year term position to research and catalogue works of art in the Princeton University's collection of Native American Art to create future opportunities for scholarship and teaching. The Collections Research Specialist will conduct a broad review of the collection, primarily focusing on the materials from the Northwest Coast of North America, and complete deep object research, including object studies and comparison, provenance research, condition reporting, and review of style, culture, materials, and technique. The Collections Research Specialist will catalogue all findings in the Museum’s collections information system, which provides data for publication on the Museum’s website.
Full posting here.
To learn more about the Princeton University Art Museum, please visit http://artmuseum.princeton.edu.
To apply, to go here.
Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted June 30th

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Historic Farm & History Specialist Bowling Green, OH
Wood County Park District
Pay Grade: 6 ($34,607.00)
Reports To: Program Coordinator
Classification: Intermediate – Employee has supervisory responsibilities relating to seasonal and part-time staff, interns and volunteers. Employee has the authority to recommend any reward or disciplinary actions necessary.
The position of Historic Farm & History Specialist directly involves but is not limited to the following illustrative duties:
1. Works with the Naturalist Programs Department to research, plan, develop, conduct and evaluate programs and special events that inform the public (schools, community organizations, and the general public) of the history of the Carter Historic Farm (CHF) and Zimmerman One-room School, the Great Black Swamp, settlement, the Depression era and northwest Ohio agriculture on the farm property and at off-site locations when appropriate.
2. Coordinates and conducts activities relating to the operation, cleaning and maintenance of CHF including but not limited to the farmhouse, barn and outbuildings, historical farming, historical farm equipment and tools, livestock care, agricultural crops, grounds and garden plantings, working with the operations department and outside contractors when appropriate.
3. Coordinates, supervises and trains seasonal and part-time employees, interns, and volunteers to assist with the activities listed above, and works with the volunteer coordinator as required.
4. Creates interpretive, educational and interactive displays, exhibits and related brochures and fliers pertaining to the subjects listed above.
5. Coordinates and works with individuals and organizations including but not limited to Power of Yesteryear, blacksmiths, woodworkers, leather smiths, antique tool collectors, historical farm machinery collectors, spinners, 4-H groups, and FFA to provide demonstrations, presentations and services, including historical crop farming and animal care and feeding.
6. Creates signage relating to the history and use of CHF structures, tools, and other items with the assistance of other park district staff and consultants.
7. Responsible for scheduling CHF tours and meetings, and coordinating with the program coordinator as needed.
8. Creates a Collections Policy and Donation Form for acquisitions and donated items and works with a Collections Committee under the supervision of the Program Coordinator or his designee to make decisions on accepting or declining possible donations.
9. Manages the historic collections and acquisition of historic items, including donations, documentation, inventory, maintenance, cleaning, repair and placement of the items.
10. Researches and applies for appropriate grant funding as it relates to CHF.
11. Generates an annual budget proposal for CHF equipment, materials, supplies, maintenance, and operations.
12. Assists the marketing coordinator with public relations and media projects, radio interviews, news releases, and articles as they relate to CHF.
13. Works a schedule that ensures the smooth operation of CHF including evenings/weekends and holidays when necessary; provides for other staff and/or volunteers to conduct required duties such as animal care when away on days off, vacation, sick days, seminars, etc.
14. Serves as a member of various Tactical Objective Teams.
15. Maintains current certifications in CPR and First Aid.
16. Must be able to stand or sit for long periods of time, climb stairs, reach objects overhead on shelving, regularly lift objects up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift objects up to 80 pounds, work outdoors and in non-climate controlled buildings, as well as indoors performing CHF related office functions.
17. Performs other duties as assigned by the program coordinator or director that are deemed appropriate and necessary for the position.
Requirements:
A bachelor’s degree in Interpretation, History, Education or related field is preferred, however applicants with at least 3 years related experience including providing public programs for all ages and backgrounds will be considered. Preferred applicant to have working knowledge of interactive educational museum operations, historical farming practices and operations, agricultural experience/knowledge, and history of northwest Ohio.
Must be able to work as part of a team and independently. Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills and computer competency. Must possess a valid driver’s license.
*Please submit resume and application to Kristin Long, HR coordinator and office manager, no later than 4:30 pm Friday, July 21, 2017.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted June 30th

Interpretative Program Specialist Defiance, MO
The Historic Daniel Boone Home - St. Charles County Parks and Recreation
St. Charles County Parks and Recreation is looking for dedicated individuals to fill several part-time Interpretative Program Specialist openings at the Historic Daniel Boone Home.
As an Interpretative Program Specialist, individuals will assist with various areas of the Parks Department specifically located at the Historic Daniel Boone Home. Duties include, but are not limited to, running and coordinating park programs and special events, assisting with interpretive recreation programs, and providing information and on-site support to visitors. This position performs tours of the Daniel Boone Home and adjacent village area for site guests and promotes programs offered by the Department of Parks & Recreation. A successful candidate will interact with the public including all age groups and possess strong communication and customer service skills.
Working conditions are partially outdoors and may require withstanding varying weather conditions. Individuals must be able to perform light duty physical tasks. This position is for approximately 16 -24 hours per week, including some nights and weekends. School Programs are generally conducted in the months of September through November and March through May when hours may be heavier. Hours will decrease in the winter months of December through February.
If interested in applying, please go to http://hr.sccmo.org/hr. Position will be open until filled and is listed as Intermittent Interpretative Program Specialist.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted June 28th

Virginia History Day Coordinator Richmond, VA
(Full Time)
Division: Programs
Reports to: Manager of Educational Services
Supervises: None
FSLA Status: Non-Exempt
Posting Duration: Until Filled
Summary:
The Virginia Historical Society (VHS) is looking for an individual to coordinate the National History Day (NHD) program in Virginia. The individual in this position will be the point of contact for all matters related to NHD in the Commonwealth, including: organizing the state-wide competition held annually at the VHS in April; working with regional coordinators to ensure the successful execution of the district contests; providing training for history day teachers and students; working with stakeholders (students, parents, teachers and history organizations); and advocating for the program’s growth.
The Virginia History Day Coordinator will:
- Provide organization and logistics for running the affiliate contest in accordance with National History Day, Inc., rules, principles, and values
- Distribute national program and contest materials to teachers and regional coordinators
- Provide training and workshops for teachers and students as needed, but at least annually. This requires some travel within Virginia
- Recruit and train judges for state and regional (if needed) contests
- Recruit and oversee regional coordinators
- Recruit, train, and supervise the work of interns and volunteers that help with the program
- Maintain current databases of judges, volunteers, and teachers
- Produce content for annual promotional materials and informational flyers
- Regularly update the Virginia History Day (VHD) website information and manage the VHD social media channels
- Keep track of inventory and purchase supplies when needed
- Work with the VHS marketing division to advertise and promote the program, contests, winners, etc.
- Maintain regular contact with the National History Day, Inc. office and provide all requested information about the affiliate program
- Attend the NHD contest in College Park, MD, which includes volunteer responsibilities assigned by the national office and leadership of the affiliate delegation of students, teachers and parents
- Attend the biannual coordinators' conference sponsored by the National History Day, Inc. office
- Other duties as assigned
Knowledge, skills and abilities necessary:
- Superior organizational skills and at least one year of experience in organizing and running large-scale educational programs for secondary-level students and teachers
- Computer literacy with experience in using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint), with ability to learn new database, design, and web site development programs used for National History Day
- Must be able to learn quickly and work without close supervision
- Ability to communicate well with all constituents, including teachers, students, and other stakeholders
Education and experience required:
- Bachelor's degree in education, museum studies, public history or related field
- At least one year of teaching experience in a school or museum setting with an emphasis on teaching social studies/history at the middle or high school level
- Must pass a criminal background check
To Apply:
Send letter of interest, updated resume, and list of references electronically to William B. Obrochta, Manager of Educational Services, at wobrochta@vahistorical.org. For additional information, call 804-342-9651.
The Virginia Historical Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted June 28th

Assistant Curator of Collections Rockford, IL
Midway Village Museum
www.midwayvillage.com
Midway Village Museum in Rockford, IL is seeking a part-time, 20 hrs./wk., Curatorial Assistant to work with the Curator of Collections to manage its collection of 150,000+ objects and documents related to the history of Rockford.
The Assistant Curator will be responsible for handling general research requests, assisting with acquisitions to the collection, sharing in the supervision of volunteers, as well as working to document and care for the collections both in the Museum Center and the museum’s living history village. Work will also include support of exhibit projects, and participation in the Museum’s on-line digital initiatives.
BA degree required with coursework in history or museum studies. MA degree preferred. Must have experience cataloguing and handling museum collections, and conducting historical research. Strong computer skills are essential. Experience with digitizing collections is a plus.
The successful candidate will be self-motivated, detail oriented, organized, and will demonstrate the strong communication skills necessary for interacting with museum patrons, volunteers and staff. Some tasks require the ability to lift and/or move boxes or objects weighing up to 40 pounds.
Please send resume, cover letter, short writing sample, and references to Laura B. Furman, Curator of Collections at laura@midwayvillage.com or to 6799 Guilford. Rd. Rockford, IL 61107.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted June 24th