Collections Assistant Chantilly, VA
Fairfax County Park Authority
The Fairfax County Park Authority is seeking a Collections Assistant to assist the Museum Collections Manager with collections duties. This position may not exceed 1560 hours per calendar year, resulting in a shortened weekly schedule averaging 30 hours per week, to provide for year-round employment. Individuals in these positions have the option to purchase county health benefits; no other county benefits are included. Appointment to this position is contingent upon satisfactory results on a criminal history record check.
Location: Museum Collections Office, Walney Visitor Center, Chantilly, VA 20151
Hourly Rate: $21
Closing Date: March 9, 2018
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Assists with inventories of collections and reconciliation of artifact records
- Performs data entry and filing of donor recognition letters, gift/donation forms, catalog records, accession and deaccession forms, loan forms, and other artifact documentation
- Assists in the deaccession process, including documentation, movement of objects, and researching disposal options
- Classifies and physically numbers museum artifacts
- Assists with storage of collections
- Assists with simple, appropriate cleaning of artifacts and collections storage areas
- Assists with maintenance of collections database
- Retrieves and prepares artifacts and artifact information, conducts artifact-related research, and provides input regarding collection elements for exhibits, programs, website and social media content, and other instances where collections information is needed
- Prepares exhibits and website and social media content
- Assists with Environmental Monitoring and Integrated Pest Management tasks
- Assists with installation and dismantling of exhibits as needed
- Occasionally responds to collection-related inquiries, surveys, etc., from museums, researchers, and collectors
- Occasionally assists with routine security and safety inspections
- Occasionally assists with collection and/or education tours
- Occasionally trains and exercises direction over interns, and junior staff
- Performs other duties as assigned
Required Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with Bachelor’s degree in American history, museum studies, public history, liberal arts, or other museum-related field; Strong understanding of museum standards and accession procedures; Proficiency with database applications; 2 years’ experience working in a technical role at a museum.
Preferred Qualifications: MA in Museum Studies or related field of study; Experience with Proficio’s Re:discovery software; Ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines; Ability to use complex filing and research systems; Ability to multi-task and problem solve; Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; Familiarity with scanners and digital cameras.
Physical Requirements: This work requires the ability to lift up to 50 pounds, with frequent lifting and carrying of items up to 25 pounds. Requires on-site inspection of collections objects in historic homes and buildings, including attics, basements, and non-climate controlled areas.
How to Apply: Please email resume and cover letter to
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted February 23rd


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Assistant Professor of Exhibition Design Washington DC
Corcoran School of the Arts and Design
George Washington University
About the institution
Located in the heart of Washington DC, the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design is a vibrant educational community dedicated to educating the next generation of cultural leaders through diverse fields from Museum Studies to Graphic Design to Photography and beyond.
Part of the George Washington University’s Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design offers over 20 undergraduate and graduate degrees and functions as an incubator for artists, designers and scholars and with a wide variety of classes serves to enrich students from across the university. Recognizing that the challenges that society faces are diverse, requiring different modes of thought, the Corcoran provides a platform for engagement that bridges creativity and professional practice with the breadth and depth of the larger liberal arts education.
Full posting here.
Review of applications begins March 9, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted February 22nd

Haskell Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art Princeton,NJ
Princeton University Art Museum
The Princeton University Art Museum seeks to appoint a visionary and productive curator as its Haskell Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art to this important endowed position. One of a team of 11 curators within a Museum of 85 staff and an operating budget of approximately $16 million, the Haskell Curator is charged with shepherding the Museum’s collecting and exhibiting activities in art after 1945.
The Museum seeks an experienced person with the ability to formulate and advance a vision for a university museum with an established commitment to modern and contemporary art as a core component of its program. Reporting to the Associate Director for Collections and Exhibitions, and in close coordination with the Director, the Curator will be an intellectual authority on, and will assume a full range of curatorial responsibilities for, the Museum’s globe-spanning activities in art after 1945. The Haskell Curator will craft an ambitious program of temporary exhibitions, research, and scholarly publications and will work closely with faculty and students to foster significant and sustained curricular and scholarly engagement with the collections.
Working within a team environment, and supervising project-based research assistants and student interns, the Haskell Curator will promote dialogue, engagement, and collaboration both within the Museum and beyond, serving as an important public intellectual voice in the fields of global modern and contemporary art. The Curator will be able to grow the collections significantly by recommending works for purchase and cultivating and working closely with collectors, especially Princeton alumni around the world. The Haskell Curator will also play an active role in cultivating a corpus of benefactors and collectors with a passion for modern and contemporary art, including individuals, foundations, federal agencies, and other sources.
Basic Qualifications:
Advanced degree required. A Ph.D. in the history of art or a related field is preferred, along with a record of scholarly publications and significant curatorial experience and evidence of a network of relationships in the community of museums, galleries, and collectors. This position is subject to the University’s background check policy.
Additional Information:
Further information about the Museum and its programs can be found at
To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter detailing your curatorial philosophy, a CV, and contact information for five references to this site. The application deadline is March 22, 2018, 11:59 p.m. EST.
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted February 21st

Educational Programming & Events Coordinator Leadville, CO
National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum
Type: Full-time annual position with benefits
Reports To: Executive Director
Salary Range: $32,000-$36,000
The Educational Programming & Events Coordinator is responsible for the development of educational programming and events through mission-based interpretative experiences that drive community participation through inclusive, interactive, and immersive talks, seminars, events, activities, and school group tours. Programming and events need to encompass activities that are multicultural, multilingual, and inter-generational. The Coordinator works closely with the Curator to develop programming that coincides with and adds dimension to museum exhibits and supports the museum’s mission. The Coordinator also assists the Events Manager with development of fundraising events, including themes, format, décor, and other aspects of event production. Must be able to work some evenings and weekends as program schedule demands. Benefits package. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Go to this site for full job description and application procedures. EOE.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted February 18th

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Guest Relations Representative Oak Park, IL
Frank Lloyd Wright Trust
Supervisor’s Title: HS Daily Operations Manager or RH Daily Operations Manager
Employees Supervised: None
Classification: Seasonal/part-time (April – October) Hourly
Location: Chicago, IL and Oak Park, IL
Work Summary: Implement successful delivery of daily guest experiences and activities including but not limited to tours, programs, events, administrative support, shop and retail support, special use of sites and facility rentals at the Home and Studio, Unity Temple, the Rookery and Robie House. Travel to four Home and Studio and Unity Temple in Oak Park, Rookery in downtown Chicago, and Robie House in Hyde Park sites is required. Weekend and evening hours may be required to meet the needs of the organization and customer service goals of the department.
Essential Duties:
- Deliver quality daily guest experiences including but not limited to tours, programs, events, special use of sites and facility rentals at the Home and Studio, Unity Temple, Robie House and the Rookery.
- Assist in the preparation of the sites for delivery of guest experiences
- Participate in and complete the interpreter training program(s), successfully learning to lead tours.
- Manage daily audio tour logistics.
- Assist with and support museum shop retail operations as assigned.
- As a team member of the Guest Relations Department provide organizational support and back up as coordinated by supervisor.
- Provide administrative assistance to Daily Operations Manager at Home and Studio site.
- Assist other departments and perform other duties as assigned.
- Ensure customer service and safety goals in order to contribute to organizational objectives.
- As a team member of the Trust, demonstrate positive interpersonal skills that promote open communication, respect for all positions, maintenance of confidentiality and success of the organization.
High school diploma or equivalent preferred. Position requires excellent customer service, organization and communication skills. Experience in hospitality, museums, or other service industry with proven results preferred. Experience with cash handling a plus.
Central administrative office is accessible and located in Loop historic building; Oak Park and Chicago house museum sites are multi-level work areas not accessible to the mobility impaired. Position requires frequent computer and phone use. Workplace is a smoke- and drug-free environment. Travel to off-site locations necessary. Weekend and occasional evening hours required. Equal opportunity employer.
Health and Safety Requirments/Instruction:
Employees advised on OSHA standards through required signage and administrative updates compliant with federal and state law.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.
To apply for this job email your details to
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted February 18th

Per Diem Educator New York, NY
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, one of New York City’s most original educational institutions, uses history and technology to inspire innovation and leadership. A collection of technological firsts informs visitors about modern advancements, showcases what is possible and encourages people to dream. The Intrepid Museum has delivered high-quality education programming to hundreds of thousands of students, teachers and lifelong learners for over 25 years and its Access Initiative continues to respond to the growing need for quality Museum experiences for all audiences of all abilities.
A Per Diem Educator is sought for delivering programs both on and off site that make use of the Museum’s collection to engage students, families and adults, including individuals with cognitive, sensory, physical, emotional and behavioral disabilities.
- Program delivery for general education, inclusion, ICT and self-contained special education classes primarily takes place between the hours of 10:00am and 1:00pm.
- Delivery of short educational demonstrations and virtual field trips take place weekday afternoons.
- Delivery of family programs takes place on Saturday and Sunday mornings.
- There are additional opportunities to teach and present in offsite settings such as libraries, senior centers, schools or community organizations.
$20 per hour/ average of 15 hours per week
This position is subject to seasonal changes in volume of classes and programs delivered.
- Bachelor's degree in education, science, history, museum studies or a related field. Master's and/or teacher certification a plus, especially in special education.
- Two years related experience and sensitivity working with varied populations in an educational setting
- Understanding of object- and inquiry-based teaching practices
- Experience differentiating lessons to meet specific academic and social-emotional learning goals
- Knowledge of best practices for English Language Learners and disability specific instructional strategies
- Outgoing personality, enthusiastic attitude
- Available to work at least three days a week
- Department of Education fingerprinting a plus
- Multi-lingual or bi-lingual a plus
A successful candidate:
- Must be able to teach large multi-generational groups in a variety of settings
- Be able to think and make informed decisions quickly and under pressure
- Have excellent communication and organizational abilities
- Be able to work collaboratively and flexibly with colleagues possessing a variety of skills, trainings and experiences
- Be available to work weekends
For consideration e-mail resume and cover letter to:
Be sure to include 'Per Diem Educator' in the subject line.
No Phone Calls. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted February 16th

Spy Camp Counselor Washington, DC
The International Spy Museum
Thursday, July 19th, 4PM – 8:30PM (training day)
July 23 – 27th and July 30 – August 3rd, 8AM-4:30PM
Position Description:
Have you ever wanted to be a spy? Do you have a sense of adventure, love working with kids, and a flair for the dramatic? We have just the job for you! The International Spy Museum seeks energetic, creative, and fun Training Officers AKA camp counselor to lead a team of 10 “recruits” ages 10-13 through a series of workshops, missions and activities too top secret to mention in print!
Thursday, July 19th – Training 4PM to 8:30PM (dinner included)
Monday, July 23 – Friday, July 27th (8AM to 4:30PM)
Monday, July 30 – Friday, August 3rd (8AM to 4:30 PM)
Manage of group of 10 “recruits” ages 10 to 13 as they cycle through workshops, mini-lectures, and missions both inside and outside the Museum. Assist with registration, workshop set-up and clean up each day as well as all support duties to ensure that the camp runs smoothly.
You are perfect for this assignment if you have: High energy, excellent verbal skills, a flair for the dramatic, an enjoyment of working with children and a desire to learn more about the museum’s content and have fun with it!
Salary: $860 – this includes the 4.5-hour training session as well as each day of camp.
To apply: Submit a cover letter and resume to Lucy Stirn, School and Youth Programs Manager,
Questions? Contact Lucy Stirn, School and Youth Programs Manager at 202-654-0933 or at
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted February 16th

Museum Director Kent, OH
Kent State University
Basic Function:
To provide leadership and direction for the museum in a manner consistent with the University mission. Reports to Dean, College of the Arts.
Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following:
Develop and implement strategic planning for museum collections development and exhibits scheduling; design and execute marketing plan to expand constituency.
Plan and collaborate with staff, university personnel, national and international colleagues, and donors on acquisitions development, the preservation and care of collections, and the education of the public and university community on the history of fashion and art.
Write grant proposals, coordinate fund-raising events.
Provide leadership of a small department, unit, or major function and/or direct supervision over administrative/professional employees.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Applications close: May 12, 2018 Eastern Daylight Time
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted February 15th

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Regional History Museum Director Elizabeth City, NC
State of North Carolina
Pasquotank County, NC
**This position is posted at recruitment salary of $50,238-$68,000 and at salary grade equivalent 76**
The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources' (DNCR) vision is to be the leader in using the state's natural and cultural resources to build the social, cultural, educational and economic future of North Carolina. Our mission is to improve quality of life by creating opportunities to experience excellence in the arts, history, libraries and nature throughout North Carolina. The Department works to stimulate learning, inspire creativity, preserve the state's history, conserve the state's natural heritage, encourage recreation and cultural tourism, and promote economic development. Our goal is to promote equity and inclusion among our employees and our programming to reflect and celebrate our state's diverse population, culture, and history by expanding engagement with diverse individuals and communities. We encourage you to apply to become a part of our team.
The Division of State History Museums operates the NC Museum of History, 3 regional museums and 3 maritime museums to collect and preserve the history of NC and educate the public on that history through exhibits, educational programs and cultural festivals.
Description of Work:
This position serves as the Director of the Museum of the Albemarle, in Elizabeth City, NC; one of the regional museums in the division. The job duties include:
Overall administration and management of the staff and the museum facility, including budget preparation and management, day-to-day operations of the museum facility, and local staff personnel management.
Lead the development of long-range and annual planning for the museum, and oversee the overall exhibition and program development of the museum, including developing exemplary exhibitions, programs and activities which make the full resources of the Museum accessible in the regional context.
Lead effective program execution, coordination of consultations and service programs for other museums and cultural organizations of the region.
Participate in fundraising activities, including grant writing, to raise funding for exhibits and programs and work closely with the Friends of the Museum support organization to promote the museum.
Engage with community organizations and local, state and national governmental and educational organizations (Elizabeth City State University and United States Coast Guard) to promote the museum and create new programs and exhibits.
Develop effective internal communications within the museum to keep the staff updated on museum and Department activities and develop external communications related to publicity, advertising, and the overall public and professional image of the museum.
Ability to communicate effectively in both public and scholarly contexts through writing and public speaking.
Management Preferences:
Prefer five years' experience in a museum director or assistant director role. Ten years supervisory experience with demonstrated writing and communication skills in a museum setting.
Additional years of experience in an academic or interpretive public historical program and/or a PhD degree are desirable.
Job Type: Permanent Full-Time
Agency: Dept of Natural and Cultural Resources
Apply here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted February 15th

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Assistant Director, Visitor Services Sarasota, FL
The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art/Florida State University
The assistant director oversees the visitor experience at The Ringling.
Responsible for the following operational areas: Visitor Services, Admissions, Museum Stores, and the Historic Asolo Theater Box Office and Front of House.
Visitor Experience: Surveys and recommends solutions or policy changes to greater enhance the visitor experience. Develops policies and procedures related to all aspects of the visitor experience cross-departmentally and in conjunction with Senior Staff to implement strategies to enhance the visitor experience campus-wide. Recommends changes to Ringling website, online ticketing, and other visitor informational tools as appropriate. Incumbent would be required to work occasional weekends and attend evening and weekend events.
Staff Management: Supervises Admissions, Visitor Services, Museum Stores, and Historic Asolo Theater Box Office and Front of House staff. Includes hiring, training, discipline, and performance evaluations. Interviews, trains, and assigns volunteers as needed. Participates in the development and presentation of staff customer service and front-line training.
Visitor Analysis: Develops strategies for analyzing Ringling audience. Recommends and implements visitor surveys, capture and reporting strategies and methods, and reports such findings to Senior Staff on a regular basis. Evaluates visitor comment cards and surveys and recommends solutions or policy changes to greater enhance the visitor experience. Develops policies and procedures related to all aspects of the visitor experience: admissions, ticketing, transportation, front-line volunteers. Works with Ringling Departments to develop and enrich the visitor experience.
Full posting here.
Closes: March 30, 2018
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted February 15th
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Director, Sullivan Museum & History Center Northfield, VT
Norwich University at Norwich University
Job Description:
Under the general supervision of the Chief Librarian & Curator of University Collections, the Museum Director provides leadership, coordination, oversight, and vision for the operations of the Sullivan Museum and History Center, fostering a positive, high-service, and innovative culture now and in future university initiatives.
Full posting here.
Application deadline: March 16, 2018.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted February 15th

Nederland Mining Museum Coordinator Boulder County, CO
Job Type: Seasonal
About the Job:
Boulder County Parks and Open Space, Resource Management Division, is hiring an Education & Outreach/Cultural History Seasonal. The Seasonal will assist Boulder County staff with educational programming at the Nederland Mining Museum. Such programming includes historic van tours and special events.
This is a full-time, non-benefited seasonal position with Boulder County, with an end date of Nov. 4th, 2018. Work hours will be Wednesday through Sunday, for a total of 40 hours per week. This position will be located in Nederland, CO.
Hiring Wage: $18.00 per hour
Apply here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted February 15th

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Museum Fabrication/Restoration Technician Alamogordo, NM
New Mexico Space History Museum
Purpose of Position:
This position resides at the New Mexico Space History Museum and is located in Alamogordo, New Mexico. This position is responsible for the maintenance, management, repair, and fabrication of new museum exhibits utilizing the latest technologies and equipment and executes designs according to specifications agreed upon by the Director and curator. This position is responsible for installation of exhibits and exhibit components and will research and develop methods for repair and/or enhancements of exhibits and artifacts on display or in storage and executes programs of artifact restoration and rehabilitation. This position provides technical expertise and/or assistance with the installation of fragile museum artifacts.
Due to the available budget allocated for this position the hiring rate will not exceed $17.28 per hour.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted February 15th

Museum Educators Catskill, NY
Thomas Cole National Historic Site
The Thomas Cole National Historic Site seeks part-time or full-time museum educators to conduct guided tours, lead school programs, be a gallery attendant and participate in other visitor activities at the historic site from late April through October 2018. The work schedule is flexible. Mandatory training sessions will also take place in early-mid April, dates TBD.
The position pays $11 per hour. The position also includes free admission to a variety of educational programs and events. The position offers the opportunity to join a dynamic team at a beautiful historic site in Catskill, New York, in the scenic Hudson Valley.
- Conduct guided tours of the home and studios of Thomas Cole, and be a gallery attendant in Thomas Cole’s New Studio
- Facilitate interactive and hands-on learning for site visitors, school groups, and other audiences using a variety of teaching techniques in a confident and professional manner
- Lead activities at various events
- Provide back-up in the Visitor Center to cover lunches, and as needed
- Participate in regular group discussions to brainstorm innovative methods of historic site interpretation
- Work with the staff across departments on special projects as designated by the education manager
Qualifications: The position requires a natural ability and comfort with speaking in front of a group, a passion for learning about history, and the desire to communicate this knowledge and passion with others. The candidate must have a flexible schedule that allows for occasional weekend work, and be a team player that enjoys being with people and can handle many different kinds of situations with a smile. It is critical that the candidate be punctual, reliable, and responsible, as well as open to feedback and new ideas. The position requires moderate physical activity including climbing stairs and moving about the historic site in hot summers and cool spring and fall weather.
Application Must Include:
- Brief letter of introduction describing your interest in the educator position
- Resumé
- References: Include names and full contact information for 3 professional/academic references
To Apply: Please submit above materials – as PDF files – to the education manager, Heather Paroubek via email: No phone calls please. Deadline to submit is March 13, 2018.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted February 14th

Education Coordinator Fort Worth, TX
National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame
We are currently seeking an experienced and motivated professional with a belief in our mission to serve in the role of Education Coordinator.
The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame is a 33,000 square foot facility located in the cultural district of Fort Worth. The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame honors and celebrates women, past and present, whose lives exemplify the courage, resilience, and independence that helped shape the American West, and fosters an appreciation of the ideals and spirit of self-reliance they inspire. Visit and our Facebook page to learn more about the Museum.
The Education Coordinator reports directly to the Research and Education Manager and is the key leader responsible for ensuring the visitor’s educational experience directly at the facility and through participation in other forums as a part of the Museum’s mission. It is an exciting time to join the museum team, as the Museum is undergoing a full renovation of its exhibits.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Renovate and coordinate Museum docent/volunteer program as well as recruit new members
- Train gallery docents/volunteers to articulate the narrative of exhibitions and galleries
- Develop and implement continuing education initiatives for students in grades K-12 and collaborative programs offering continuing and higher education opportunities
- Administer and continue to enrich existing programming, such as the backpack program, camps, and school break programs
- Create and implement engaging programming, both at the facility and outside the facility for students
- Create/develop marketing materials for educational programming
- Establish and maintain relationships with museums, schools, community groups, and related institutions
- Develop and implement interpretation/education plan and corresponding policies
- Develop and implement pre- and post-visit educational material for grades K-12 curriculum tied to education core curriculum standards
- Oversee the development of material for individual and group visitation
- Create written and electronic interpretive materials for exhibitions including, but not limited to, audio tours, teachers’ guides, and family guides
- Perform other duties as assigned, including assisting with museum events and programs
- Represent the museum with a high level of integrity and professionalism, adhere to museum policies, maintain confidentiality, and support management decisions in a positive, professional manner
Education and Experience:
- Bachelor’s degree in education, museum studies, or history; master’s degree in history or related field preferred
- 3 to 5 years in education, museum environment preferred
- Demonstrated excellent writing, public speaking, and verbal communication skills
- Excellent organizational skills and interpersonal skills
- Able to handle many activities and projects simultaneously
- Working knowledge of Word Office Suite and Adobe Suite preferred
- Applicants should be sensitive to the enhanced public role that museums play in society and have a passion to communicate to others the mission of the Museum
Pay Type: Salaried, Exempt, Full Time, 40 hours/week
Salary: $38,000 annually
Benefits: Group Medical and Dental Insurance; option to participate in a 403(B) savings plan
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend duties dependent upon Museum events.
Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to:
Bethany Dodson
Research and Education Manager
The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame
1720 Gendy Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76107
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted February 14th

Curator of Academic Programs Knoxville, TN
McClung Museum
University of Tennessee
The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, seeks a full-time Curator of Academic Programs. This person will be responsible for the development, implementation, and oversight of academic initiatives that enhance the McClung’s contribution to the University’s academic agenda. Collaborating with faculty across campus, the CAP encourages and facilitates the meaningful participation of the McClung and its collections and exhibitions in undergraduate curricula. This includes working with museum curators to plan exhibitions relevant to university teaching, outreach to faculty, leading class discussions in the museum for courses in departments across campus, and educating faculty on teaching strategies that enrich their curriculum and pedagogy.
They will work closely with the Museum’s curators, staff, and UT faculty in all disciplines to meet their teaching objectives through innovative collections-based curriculum. The Curator will collaborate with the Museum’s curators and with faculty members to implement internships and to plan class visits, exhibitions, lectures, workshops, and research projects that engage the Museum’s resources. Academic Programs, at its core, seeks to make the museum a site of interdisciplinary, intellectual engagement, where members of the academic community can expand on classroom teaching by engaging deeply and effectively with the museum, the university as a whole, and the community.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted February 13th

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Summer Camp Job Opportunities
Seattle, WA
Pacific Science Center
Pacific Science Center is hiring for camp staff at multiple locations around the greater Seattle area and we want you on our team!
Spend your summer engaging children in the wonders of science. Pacific Science Center’s Camps for Curious Minds is looking for staff to help kids explore, experiment, and discover. Our camps feature challenging classroom science projects, hands-on science exploration, and traditional camp games and songs. If you have a passion for science, education, and experience working with children grades PreK-8, this is the perfect way to spend your summer! Our camps bring together the fun of camp with the excitement of science exploration. Your role? Help us inspire our campers and make this their best summer ever!
We are accepting applications for the following positions at all locations:
- Camps Operations Lead
- Camps Lead Teacher
- Camps Assistant Teacher
- Camps Aide
This summer we are running camps at the following locations:
- Pacific Science Center in Seattle
- Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center in Bellevue
- St. Thomas School in Medina
- Kirkland Seventh-day Adventist School in Kirkland
- The Overlake School in Redmond
- University of Washington Bothell Campus
- Explorer West Middle School in West Seattle
- Stroum Jewish Community Center in Mercer Island
- Brighton School in Mountlake Terrace
Position Start: June 2018 through August 2018
Job Status: Full Time (40 hours per week), Temporary
Compensation: Aide-$14/hr, Assistant Teacher-$14.50/hr, Lead Teacher-$15.50/hr, Operations Lead-$16.50/hr
To Apply and Learn More: To view full job descriptions and to apply, complete our online application here. All those considered for position are subject to a reference and background check.
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled. Group interviews will begin in February and continue until our team is full. If you are interested, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.
Volunteer with Us:
Need more experience? We are also looking for volunteers from the ages of 14-18 to assist our campers and camp educators. This is a great opportunity to gain leadership experience, explore career opportunities, participate in service learning, and more. We are seeking volunteers for all of our nine locations listed above. To find out more information and to apply, complete our online application here.
We are accepting applications for the following volunteer positions at all locations:
- Science Educator-in-Training (volunteer, 14 – 18 years old)
- Lead Science Educator-in-Training (volunteer, 16 – 18 years old)
Pacific Science Center is looking for flexible and positive team players with a high level of initiative, enthusiasm, and passion. We want to talk to you – apply today!
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted February 11th

Visitor Services Assistant Libertyville, IL
Bess Bower Dumm Museum of Lake County
Temporary Position: 40 weeks
Wage: $9.00-$13.00/hr.
Application deadline: Open Until Filled
The Visitor Services Assistant is focused on museum front desk operations, museum store retail operations, and museum visitor experience. The Visitor Services Assistant will be required to work weekends and some evenings.
Essential Functions:
Staffs the admission desk and museum store of the Dunn Museum; responsible for greeting and providing general information to the public; handles financial transactions; conducts monthly and year end inventories in the museum store; assists with product selection, purchasing, and arranging store displays; conducts visitor evaluations; assists with the planning and staffing of special events, artist receptions and exhibit openings.
One year experience in museum visitor services, including experience handling cash transactions, visitor engagement, merchandising, event planning, and conducting visitor evaluations. Customer service and communication skills necessary to provide a positive experience for the public. Must possess a valid driver’s license.
How to apply and Application Deadlines:
Interest in Forest Preserve employment can be expressed by submitting a Forest Preserve Employment Application. Applications are accepted online at Applications are accepted only for posted positions.
About Lake County Forest Preserves:
As principal guardian of Lake County’s open space and natural areas since 1958, we manage more than 30,800 acres of land and offer innovative educational, recreational and cultural opportunities for all people. Visitors of all ages can enjoy over 207 miles of trail for a variety of outdoor recreation uses, ponds and lakes for fishing, public golf courses, historical and cultural venues, public access to the Fox River and Lake Michigan and award-winning nature and history education programs and events.
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted February 7th

Distance Learning Specialist New Orleans, LA
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum is seeking a creative and energetic candidate to coordinate and implement the Museum’s signature distance learning initiatives. Reporting to the Distance Learning Manager, the Distance Learning Specialist will design a variety of highly interactive, engaging, and meaningful virtual programs that are national in scope to reach school and lifelong learning audiences. This includes point-to-point programs, such as Virtual Field Trips, to large national webcasts for thousands of viewers or participants. The ideal candidate exhibits proficiency in facilitating learning experiences, using educational technology, and a commitment to expanding the reach and impact of the Museum.
The Distance Learning Specialist will have an important role in the forthcoming Hall of Democracy, a three-story complex which will house the WWII Media and Education Center, the Institute for the Study of War and Democracy, a library, and dedicated special exhibitions hall. The Hall of Democracy will break ground in the spring of 2018 and is scheduled for completion in the summer of 2019.
A bachelor’s degree (required) or master’s (preferred) with an emphasis on educational technology, formal or informal education, museum studies, instructional design, history, or a related field.
Ease in using, learning, and testing latest educational technologies is a must. Proficiency with distance-learning tools a plus. Ease in being on camera and filmed is also a plus.
Ability to design interactive and engaging programming and match to appropriate delivery mode or technology.
Three years of direct instruction in a formal or informal setting is preferred. A teaching certification is preferred, but not required.
Knowledgeable understanding of World War II preferred, but not required.
Strong organizational skills, including managing complex scheduling and project timelines.
The ability to work collaboratively with a diverse set of stakeholders and partners.
Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
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Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted February 6th

Programming Development and Marketing Assistant Chicago, IL
International Museum of Surgical Science
The International Museum of Surgical Science is looking to fill the position of Programming Development and Marketing Assistant. The Assistant is a full-time position at 40+ hours per week; weekends and evenings are required. The Programming Development and Marketing Assistant reports to the Museum’s Manager of Education and Events.
Main duties:
The Main duties for the Programming Development and Marketing Assistant position include but are not limited to: researching and implementing marketing and development strategies for the Museum admissions, events and programs, including donor fundraising. The Assistant will spearhead new Museum initiatives and contribute to the operational and visitor growth. The Assistant will also be required to manage the Museum admissions desk and gift shop during assigned shifts. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated and hardworking, with great attention to detail and ambition to work independently. Excellent customer service and intrapersonal skills are required. A successful candidate will demonstrate successful goal completion and prove to be a key player in the Museum’s growth.
Main job requirements include:
- Assisting with ongoing marketing campaigns, including design, implementation and sustainability.
- Sustaining public relations for the Museum.
- Initiating a Corporate Giving program and Annual Fund drive.
- Managing the Museum’s social media accounts and ads.
- Managing the Museum Membership program.
Skills & Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s Degree in business, public relations, marketing or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
- ~3 years previous experience working in museum or non-profit development, public relations or marketing.
- Previous experience with customer service/handling payments.
- A proven track record of making sales and client relationships.
- A social media, marketing or development/fundraising portfolio.
- Demonstrated graphic design experience preferred.
- Time efficient, organized, dependable, team player, detail oriented.
- Outgoing with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Ability to be self-sufficient and work independently with success.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office and G-Suite.
Please submit: Resume, cover letter, and three references to Additional portfolio materials encouraged. No phone calls. Background check required.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted February 5th

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Part-Time Registrar
Seattle, WA
Seattle Aquarium
Posted: Open to internal and external applicants
Reports to: Education operations coordinator
Status: Part-time, hourly, benefitted position
Hours of work: Thursday through Saturday, 7:30am–4pm with flexibility to work occasional evening hours in support of events
Date needed: As soon as possible
Posting expires: Open until filled
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 schoolchildren 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 $18 million.
Position description:
We are looking for a part-time registrar to join our team! The registrar furthers the mission of the Seattle Aquarium “Inspiring Conservation of our Marine Environment” by facilitating registration of Seattle Aquarium programs and events as well as disseminating reports and relevant information to internal departments. This is done by providing excellent customer service to both internal and external customers including schools, Seattle Aquarium Connections partners (, groups and/or families wishing to participate in various onsite and outreach programs.
Vital roles of this position include, but are not limited to: clear and concise communication about programing at the Seattle Aquarium to potential customers, helping to remove barriers to the Aquarium and its programs through the administration of our Connections programs and scholarships, expediting incoming registrations and requests and ensuring that the information is accurate and reported to appropriate departments.
The ideal candidate will be a skilled communicator both over the phone and in writing with clear, legible and organized presentation. We are looking for some who is customer-service-oriented, with a warm and welcoming tone and presence, who is committed to making the Aquarium and its programs accessible and welcoming to all, and has a proven ability to work effectively with people from a wide array of cultures and communities. Read the full list of requirements below.
Full posting here.
• Two years comparable experience registering groups and educational programs or two years’ work experience at a similar type of organization.
• A.A. degree or a combination of equivalent education and relevant work experience.
Working conditions:
• Ability to sit for long periods working at a desk.
• Ability to type for extended periods—keyboarding 50 percent of time.
• Must be able to speak and communicate on the phone up to 50 percent of work time.
• Must be able to work outside in all weather conditions.
• Must be able to travel between multiple buildings in our campus environment.
• Must be comfortable sharing a workspace with other registration staff.
• Flexible schedule in order to work occasional evening hours in support of events.
Salary and benefits:
D.O.E. – please include pay rate expectations in cover letter. Part time staff are eligible for Seattle Aquarium’s part time benefits package to include medical, vision, HRA, FSA and access to a subsidized ORCA pass as well as sick time.
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 Application review will begin immediately.
Note: Must pass a background check, upon job offer, to be eligible for this position.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted February 3rd

Call For Fellows Newport, RI
The Preservation Society of Newport County
The Preservation Society of Newport County (Newport Mansions) is now welcoming applications for one-year residential fellowships beginning on September 1, 2018. Fellows undertake comprehensive projects, conduct scholarly research, deliver lectures, and generate publications and other deliverables in support of the Preservation Society’s collections, exhibitions, interpretation, and historic landscapes.
To be considered, applicants must hold a M.A. or Ph.D. in a relevant academic field such as art history, architecture, the decorative arts, museum education, or public horticulture. Doctoral candidates conducting dissertation research will also be considered for residential fellowships. To qualify as an emerging professional, a degree must have been conferred within five years from the start date of the fellowship.
Throughout the period of the residency, Fellows are expected to live full-time in the recently renovated Berwind-Stautberg Scholars’ Center located in the historic Horace Trumbauer-designed Carriage House of The Elms and are provided with individual office space. Fellows receive a monthly stipend, a travel and research allocation, and housing at no cost in the Scholars’ Center.
Three residential Fellows will be selected for the 2018-2019 residency programs. Please visit for detailed information and application instructions.
Deadline for applications is February 28, 2018.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted February 3rd

Mellon Fellow in the Conservation of Paintings San Diego, CA
The Balboa Art Conservation Center (BACC), an active regional conservation center located in San Diego, CA, is offering a one-year post graduate Mellon Fellowship in the conservation of paintings. Fellows will work with a wide variety of collection types performing conservation services in examination, treatment, analysis, and on-site surveys. BACC’s Painting Conservation department is currently staffed by a Chief Conservator and two Assistant Conservators with part-time support of a conservation technician
The Balboa Art Conservation Center (BACC), an active regional conservation center located in San Diego, CA, is offering a one-year post graduate Mellon Fellowship in the conservation of paintings. Fellows will work with a wide variety of collection types performing conservation services in examination, treatment, analysis, and on-site surveys. BACC’s Painting Conservation department is currently staffed by a Chief Conservator and two Assistant Conservators with part-time support of a conservation technician.
BACC is an active, nonprofit, regional conservation center located in the heart of the beautiful and historic Balboa Park. The Park is home to a campus of cultural institutions such as the San Diego Museum of Art, Timken Museum of Art, and San Diego History Center. Since its founding in 1975, BACC has been devoted to the preservation of material culture held in both public and private collections. The Center’s services cover a wide spectrum including the formulation and implementation of treatments for paintings, frames, and paper artifacts, technical examinations using microscopy, infrared reflectography, and x-radiography, preventive conservation assistance, and environmental, general, and collection specific surveys. Types of artifacts treated by BACC reflect the broad range of collections served and are of all periods and constructed with a broad array of materials. As the Center offers internships and fellowships on a regular basis, the working environment emphasizes an atmosphere of learning, collegiality, and cooperation.
Position requirements include a Master’s Degree from an accredited conservation program or its equivalent in the conservation of paintings, excellent writing ability, and good communication and interpersonal skills. Applicants should be recent graduates of recognized conservation training programs. The stipend is based upon a salary of $33,000 plus benefits, with four weeks of research leave, and a $1,500 travel allowance in support of approved study projects. The fellowship is scheduled to begin in September 2018. Interested applicants should apply in writing with a resume, three letters of recommendation, and three examples of treatment experience. Please submit applications by March 15th to:
Alexis Miller
Chief Conservator of Paintings
Balboa Art Conservation Center
PO Box 3755
San Diego, CA 92163
Digital applications should be submitted to with the title “Mellon Fellowship Application” in the subject line.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted February 3rd

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Museum Educator Cedar Rapids, IA
African American Museum of Iowa
This full-time position (40 hours/week) reports to the Executive Director and works closely with the Curator and Education Assistant to create and implement high-quality, mission-centered educational programming for all ages. The incumbent supervises a part-time Education Assistant. The Museum Educator collaborates with other museums, libraries, and educational institutions to partner and promote common educational offerings. Regular travel and evening/weekend work is required.
A Bachelor’s Degree in History, Education, or another relevant discipline is required, as well as experience in a formal or informal education setting. The ideal candidate should be creative, self-directed, organized, and a strong writer and presenter. The candidate should have an enthusiastic and outgoing personality, outstanding organizational skills, a positive attitude, strong interpersonal skills, the ability to relate history in an interesting manner, and an ability to accurately promote the AAMI’s programs. Strong computer skills and reliable transportation for statewide travel are required.
- Develop, schedule, and implement tours, workshops, programs, and educational curriculum appropriate for varying audiences both on and off-site
- Develop an understanding of Iowa’s African American history and African American Museum of Iowa policies
- Maintain department and project budgets
Supervise part-time Education Assistant
- Work with staff to develop a wide variety of mission-centered year-round programming
- Coordinate and schedule outside presenters and speakers
- Develop, conduct, and track program and tour attendance and evaluations
- Communicate professionally and accurately with teachers, youth group leaders, tour groups, and other organizations
- Recruit, train, and schedule Education -Department volunteers and interns
- Collaborate with other organizations to promote and/or implement events and programs
- Build relationships with communities throughout Iowa
- Compile and report information to the Executive Director and other appropriate persons
- Review and update information related to the Education Department on the Museum’s website.
- Assist with grant writing and other development activities as needed
- Other duties as assigned
How to Apply:
Please submit a resume, cover letter, and three references to This position is open until filled. Please direct questions about the position to
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted February 2nd

Historical Interpreter Savannah, GA
Coastal Heritage Society
Savannah, Georgia non-profit organization is seeking new applicants who wish to teach history to diverse audiences through programming for daily visitors, student groups, scouts, and adult tour groups at Savannah History Museum, Georgia State Railroad Museum, Old Fort Jackson, Savannah Children’s Museum, and Pin Point Heritage Museum. Must provide exceptional customer service, work well and collaboratively to achieve organizational mission, and be able to generate revenues for organization by selling its
products and services to customers. All applicants should have a basic understanding of history and willingness to learn, be able to communicate to an audience (from 1 person to 40 people or more), follow instructions (both oral and written), handle multiple priorities, adapt to a changing work environment, and follow established safety guidelines.
All applicants must be able to work flexible schedules (including evenings, weekends, and holidays), work outdoors in varying weather conditions, perform various functions such as standing, walking, walking up and down stairs, lifting up to 50lbs, seeing in varying light conditions, and caring for period clothing worn in accordance with established guidelines. Staff for this position share local cultural and material resources with the public through programs that engage, inform and inspire.
Students welcome to apply.
Apply for this position by sending a resume and cover letter to
Job Type: Part-time (up to 28 hours/week)
Salary: $9.50/hour to start.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted February 2nd

Exhibit 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 posting here.
Position Details:
Duration/Hours: Full-time position, 40 hours per week, Federal Holidays, Vacation and Sick Leave
Pay: Base pay starts at $11.88, and is based on experience
Start Date: April or May 2018
Position Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree in Studio or Commercial Art, Design, Museum Studies, or related field, Master’s Degree or equivalent experience preferred. At least two years of related experience in the museum field. Understanding of exhibit planning, design, and production to museum standards, including proper artifact display is essential. Experience with wood working, acrylic cutting and bending, and graphic mounting is preferred. Ability to manage multiple projects and sudden staff requests, innovative problem solving, and communicate effectively. Organization and research skills are a must. Basic knowledge of creative adobe suite, particularly Photoshop and Illustrator are necessary; ability to use or learn InDesign, Fireworks, and 3D modeling software preferred. Experience with facilities management including pest monitoring and control, temperature and relative humidity monitoring, and basic gardening skills a plus.
Application Deadline: March 2, 2018
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
Questions about the position may be directed to:
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted February 2nd

Education Coordinator Kingston, NY
Hudson River Maritime Museum
The Hudson River Maritime Museum (HRMM) in Kingston, NY is seeking an experienced candidate for a full-time, year-round education position with room for advancement. HRMM has grown exponentially in the past three years, including opening the Riverport Wooden Boat School in 2015 and Riverport Sailing & Rowing School in 2017. Located on Rondout Creek in the historic Rondout Waterfront District of Kingston, NY, HRMM is open year-round and focuses on the maritime and industrial heritage of the Hudson River.
As we grow, HRMM needs an experienced, self-starting person for the Education Coordinator Position.
The Education Coordinator of the Hudson River Maritime Museum is responsible for:
- Scheduling, promoting, and executing all school field trips and in-class programs
- Scheduling, promoting, and executing adult group tours and bus tours
- Creating and managing the museum’s “Museum Mates” family program one Saturday per month
- Administration of “YouthBoat,” a daytime and after school youth boatbuilding program
- Administration of all youth summer programs, including rowing and sailing camps
- Creation and execution of new education programs
- Recruiting, training, and scheduling education volunteer tour guides/docents
The Education Coordinator will assist with:
- Planning, execution, and marketing of all museum public events and festivals
- Staffing HRMM’s year-round lecture series
- Program marketing, including writing press releases, updating the website, and online calendar
- Museum store volunteer training and occasional desk staffing
Some evenings and weekends will be required. This position requires attention to detail and a drive for constant improvement.
The ideal candidate will have a Master’s degree in Public History or Museum Studies, and/or prior experience in museum education. Bachelor’s degree in history, education, or similar field required. Experience with staff or volunteer management a plus. Position requirements include excellent communications, customer service, public speaking, organizational, and writing skills. Candidates should be self-starting, creative, hard-working, and good team players.
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample (historical essay, research paper, or program/lesson plan) to by April 30, 2018. Position begins July, 2018.
Salary range of $16-$18/hour, commensurate with experience. This is a full time position.
For more information about the Hudson River Maritime Museum, please visit
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted February 1st