VFT Educator Royal, Nebraska
Ashfall Fossil Beds / University of Nebraska State Museum
Ashfall Fossil Beds State Park, a world-class fossil site near Royal, Nebraska, is seeking an educator to deliver on-site virtual field trips and school programs with natural history content. This is a part-time position (70% FTE), requiring more hours from spring through fall and fewer hours during winter. Duties include: Manage, reserve, and deliver virtual field trip programs via interactive telecommunication; maintain traveling school kits; assist with coordination and oversight of special Ashfall programs; occasionally assist with Ashfall store sales and admissions collections; assist with facility needs. Bachelor's degree in science and/or education plus two years’ previous experience in a museum, zoo, nature center or similar cultural organization. Classroom experience also considered. Demonstrated ability to function well in a high-activity environment.
View requisition S_170456 at https://employment.unl.edu for additional details and to apply. Review of applications begins September 18th. Criminal history background check conducted. Excellent benefits including staff/dependent scholarship program. UNL does not discriminate based upon any protected status.
Please see http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 19th

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Part-Time Visitor Services Associate Annapolis, MD
Historic Annapolis
Hourly, non-exempt, up to 25 hours per week
Reports to: Public Programs Coordinator
Hourly rate: $10 per hour
Position Summary:
The Visitor Services Associate is expected to assist with all aspects of visitor services at the William Paca House and Gardens: staffing the reception desk; admissions, membership and retail sales; collecting visitor statistics; maintaining site security; giving tours; and assisting with public programs, events, and other duties as assigned.
Major Responsibilities:
- Assists with general museum reception and visitor services and maintains the highest standards of customer service for all visitors.
- Responds effectively and knowledgeably to questions from visitors regarding Historic Annapolis, Inc., HA sites and exhibit information, planned programs/events, local tourist information, and membership and volunteer opportunities.
- Responsible for all opening and closing procedures, both at the register and reception desk and in opening and closing the William Paca House and Gardens.
- Performs accurate POS retail sales processing, admissions, event, and membership sales through two software platforms (Counterpoint and Altru) to balance the day’s business in the appropriate manner.
- Provides in-depth and engaging tours of the William Paca House.
- Answers the telephone and provides requested information. If unable to answer the question, VSAs forward the call to appropriate staff members, using good communication skills and working collaboratively to do so.
- Performs store maintenance, restocking supplies, and cleaning as needed to optimize the appearance of the retail sales floor and all merchandise.
- Participates in all aspects of setup/break down and staffing of HA events in support of the organization as requested and needed.
- Assists with public, education, and fundraising programs.
- Other duties as assigned.
Job Skills, Knowledge and Education:
- College preferred, high school or G.E.D. essential. Those with degrees in history, art history, museum studies, education, or related fields are encouraged to apply.
- A minimum of one year of work experience in retail or customer service position.
- Demonstrated interest in and aptitude for providing high-quality educational content to a diverse general public.
- Dedicated commitment to the philosophy and mission of Historic Annapolis.
- Excellent customer service abilities, accuracy, enthusiasm and productive work ethic.
- Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
- Effective knowledge of HA properties and programs as well as Annapolis tourism and restaurants.
- Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with a diverse population of visitors and staff.
- Demonstrated organizational and time management skills.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, database system and Power Point required.
- Ability to follow policies, procedures, and instructions to accomplish assigned tasks accurately and appropriately.
- Demonstrate a desire and ability to function as a team player, including working a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends, to accommodate the needs of Historic Annapolis.
- Public speaking experience.
Please submit a cover letter and resume to aliya.reich@annapolis.org.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 19th

Outreach Coordinator for Guest Experience Mount Vernon, VA
George Washington’s Mount Vernon
Full time position
Introduction:
The Guest Experience group presents content and crafts meaningful learning opportunities for Mount Vernon’s one million annual guests. Through a diverse portfolio of interpretive experiences, engaging public programs, services and events, we expand each guest’s understanding of, and appreciation for George Washington, our nation’s Founding Father his family and estate.
Guest Experience Principles:
- Exceed guest expectations – be friendly, respectful, engaging, and flexible. Always remember that this visit may be their first and only
- Encourage a meaningful appreciation of George Washington – keep him first and use his unparalleled legacy of character and leadership to inspire
- Engage yourself in the mission of the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association – take responsibility for your continued development and commit to collaboration. Care for your colleagues and be proud of what we accomplish together
- Develop a keen awareness of the components of a successful guest experience
Position Specific Responsibilities:
- Work closely with the Director of Interpretation and the Vice President for Guest Experience to develop historically accurate and highly engaging on-and off-site programs
- Organize and oversee Camp Washington
- Attend Interpretation training sessions and be prepared to present tours of the Mansion and estate
- Collaborate with other departments to present educational outreach programs in venues outside of Mount Vernon
- Oversee the presentation of Guest Experience’s programs on the website
- Work with Homeschool and Scouting organizations to develop relevant materials and onsite experiences
- In conjunction with the Education Department, develop collaborative partnerships with teachers and administrators in local schools
- Conduct program evaluation, including the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data and participant feedback
Minimum Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree in Education, History, Museum Education, Museum Studies or closely-related field required; Master's degree preferred
- 3 - 5 years formal professional work experience in Education, History, Museum Education, Museum Studies or closely-related field required
- Excellent research, writing, and presentation skills
- Ability to work effectively and diplomatically with Mount Vernon staff, patrons, and representatives of schools and other community-based organizations
- Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
- Capable of undertaking multiple projects simultaneously and balancing long and short-term priorities
- Ability to work creatively and effectively as a member of a team
- must demonstrate a sincere interest in history and effective interpretive techniques
Special Requirements:
- Must be able to stand/walk for long periods on varying surfaces, inside and outside, and in a variety of conditions
- Must be able to lift 25 pounds
- Must work frequent weekends, evenings, and holidays
- Must maintain Guest Experience Accreditation: 2 meeting credits; 1 field trip credit; 2 content credits
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 19th

Associate Campaign Director, Major Gifts Los Angeles, CA
California Science Center
The Associate Campaign Director, Major Gifts supports the Foundation’s EndeavourLA Campaign for the Samuel Oschin Air and Space Center. The Associate Campaign Director, Major Gifts is responsible for developing and implementing successful initiatives in major gifts and planned giving, concentrating on six- and seven-figure gifts, and essentially functions as the chief major gifts officer. The Associate Campaign Director, Major Gifts identifies and qualifies prospective donors; develops strategies for cultivation and solicitation; manages relationships and stewards donors; and oversees the Legacy for Science Learning planned giving program.
Full posting here.
Position opened until filled. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. Resumes without cover letters will not be considered.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 19th

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Vice President of Communications Philadelphia, PA
The Franklin Institute
We are seeking a senior level executive who brings creative leadership and vision to The Franklin Institute’s strategic communications and marketing efforts. The Vice President of Communications develops a strategy for communications and marketing that positions The Franklin Institute, its brand, and its programs and experiences as leading on a national and global stage and with a diverse set of stakeholders. Additionally, this vital position secures high-impact press for the organization and its spokespersons and acts as a spokesperson on media interactions that help promote The Franklin Institute. The Vice President of Communications will support the external and internal communications team to develop processes to streamline operations, prioritize media and speaking opportunities, and build trust and awareness for the Institute’s brand.
The successful candidate will have a minimum of seven (7) years’ experience at a senior management or executive level experience leading a comprehensive marketing and communications program to advance an organization’s mission and goals. Background should include leading a diverse team of individuals and skill sets both in-house and with external consulting partners. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university required, graduate degree highly preferred. Must be a creative thinker with a passion for the Institute’s mission and a track record of translating thinking into action plans and output. Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills and exhibit a polished professional demeanor with executive presence and a persuasive manner. Demonstrated track record of strategic thinking and execution skills is critical. Excellent project management skills and abilities are essential to success in this role.
We offer competitive salary and benefits. Send resume with salary requirements to: The Franklin Institute, Human Resources Department, 222 N. 20th St., Phila, PA 19103, email: employment@fi.edu or fax 215-448-1121. EOE. For more information on The Franklin Institute, please visit www.fi.edu.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 18th

Chief Operating Officer, Museum Operations University Of Utah, UT
University of Utah
About the Job:
The Chief Operating Officer leads the Guest Services, Store, Café, Event Rentals, and Facilities programs of the Museum; works collaboratively with other departments to create and implement Museum-wide strategies for maximizing the quality of customer service; creates and implements sales strategies to complement the Museum’s marketing program and maximize earned revenues; leads the development of long-range facility and grounds strategies for the Museum. Responsible for generating $2.5-3M in revenue for the Museum and managing a budget of $1.4M in personnel and non-personnel expenses.
University of Utah Job ID# PRN14965B, Utah Museum of Natural History Operations
Work Schedule: Full-time, 40 hours/week, days. M-F, occasional evenings or weekends.
Compensation:$80,000-$100,000/year. Strong benefit package including tuition reduction program, generous leave accrual, retirement and health plan options.
Responsibilities:
1. Directs the development and implementation of high quality customer service to a diverse population, staff management, and financial goals;
2. Participates as a member of the Museum’s Leadership Team and works with the advisory board, setting strategic direction for the Museum;
3. Forecasts staffing, capital, and operating budget needs of the Museum by evaluating market sensitivity, earned revenue performance, space use review, staff performance and needs, etc.;
4. Works closely with CFO to forecast earned revenues;
5. Manages staff from diverse communities and cultures, including recruitment and retention, with professional development and ongoing performance evaluation;
6. Manages, supports and works with the retail enterprise managers (Guest Services, Store, Café, and Event Rentals) by collaboratively setting long and short-term financial goals and data analysis to ensure fiscally successful enterprises that best represent the Museum brand;
7. Manages, supports and works with Facilities and Grounds manager to ensure long-term stewardship of the Museum’s capital assets;
8. Collaborates with Development Department on membership sales;
9. Serves as primary liaison to the advisory board’s Business Development and Facilities committees to maximize the earned revenue performance of the Museum;
10. Facilitates cooperative and collaborative community and institutional relationships and participates in University- and Museum-wide committees;
11. Explore entrepreneurial opportunities for the Museum.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Business, a related area, or equivalency and eight years of progressively more responsible management experience required. Demonstrated skills in leadership, management, financial planning and budgeting, human relations and effective communication, and ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures. MBA or related graduate degree and retail management experience preferred.
Please apply online through the Univeristy of Utah system to be consdiered for this job.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. Please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), for further information or to request an accommodation. The University of Utah is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 18th

Digital Communications Assistant Hartford, CT
Mark Twain House & Museum
Full Time
Job Summary: The Digital Communications Assistant reports to the Director of Marketing & Public Relations for the Museum. Under the Director’s guidance, he or she is responsible for providing assistance in the areas of marketing, communications, and PR for all departments within the organization through a variety of activities, including but not limited to those listed below. The position also requires a technical knowledge of website maintenance, and the Assistant will act as both the operator and staff recipient of all website tasking. The position requires an enthusiastic and energetic self-starter who can both take direction and take initiative in achieving the department’s goals in support of the Museum’s mission.
The Assistant will:
Offer technical assistance and manage and maintain the Museum’s social-media presence through regular updates to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube, and other channels as determined by the overall social-media strategy; assist in formulating social-media strategy.
Offer technical assistance, manage and update the museum’s website, keeping it up to date in a manner that’s in keeping with the Museum’s high standards for writing and grammar. Update promotional content on website.
Monitor and respond to consumers’ comments on Yelp, TripAdvisor, Google +, and other online sites.
Monitor Google analytics and issue regular interpretation and reports to relevant staff.
Provide day-to-day assistance in running a very busy, small Department of Marketing & Public Relations through a broad variety of tasks, with a heavy emphasis on social media presence and the Museum’s website and other tasks as required.
Maintain a 35-hour workweek, generally following an 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. schedule but also allowing for flexibility to include some night-time and weekend hours.
Assist in the design, production, and distribution of posters, fliers, invitations, brochures, and other materials.
Assist in maintaining the Museum’s robust presence on about 15 to 20 events calendars, keeping listings up to date in a timely manner.
Maintain positive, cooperative relationships with representatives of community/civic organizations, other museums, and nonprofit organizations with whom the Museum collaborates and co-promotes programs and events.
Participate in staff meetings as required, sometimes keeping minutes at those meetings.
Write and disseminate press releases, e-blasts, newsletters, and other digital communications in support of the department’s marketing and public relations goals and strategies.
Help, as needed, with supervising film and camera crews working in and around the museum.
Assist in providing infographics and PowerPoint presentations.
Other duties as required.
Qualifications:
Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, journalism, special-event coordination, or related discipline, minimum of 1-2 years’ experience
In-depth knowledge of social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Yelp, Google+, You Tube, Instagram, Pinterest, etc.) and how each platform can be strategically deployed in different scenarios.
Knowledge of crowdfunding platforms and experience with crowdfunding campaigns a plus
Entrepreneurial attitude toward social media
Outstanding written communication skills
Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud
Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Office
Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
Google analytics proficiency
Proficiency with graphic design; ability to execute competent graphic designs a plus
Familiarity with database management
Proofreading skills a plus
Attention to detail a must
Strong organizational skills
Self-starter
Valid driver’s license
Ability to climb stairs and lift up to 50 pounds
Desire to learn and grow within the position
To apply for this job email your details to jennifer.larue@marktwainhouse.org
The Digital Communications Assistant must have the ability to work successfully with all people in contact with the organization without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, national origins, or disabilities.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 18th

Director, Teaching and Learning San Francisco, CA
Exploratorium
Summary:
The Director of Teaching and Learning is responsible for creating a strategy and operating plan that supports the Exploratorium’s historic role of developing educators, tools and unique learning experiences for formal and informal settings while fulfilling the new challenge of developing state-wide K-12 science education impact. The ideal candidate is a dynamic and engaging leader who has significant educator professional development experience, strong strategic skills, a passion for educational innovation and proven ability to actively engage internal and external stakeholders with the Exploratorium’s vision. Additionally s/he must be an articulate and effective communicator and presenter and be knowledgeable about the current trends, significant thinkers and the broad landscape of the field of science education at the state and national level.
The Exploratorium works with educators and educational leaders at the local, national and international level who seek to expand opportunities for inquiry-based learning in school and out-of-school settings. This work includes nationally recognized teacher professional development programs, the Institute for Inquiry and the Teacher Institute, designed to promote inquiry-rich experiences in K-12 science classrooms. The Informal Learning Cluster develops methodologies, strategies and educator professional development for supporting Tinkering-based STEM learning programs in out-of-school programs. Each program creates models, strategies, knowledge, tools and research that support expansion of inquiry-based learning opportunities, with a continuous commitment to educational equity and 21st Century learning skills. The Director of Teaching and Learning reports to the Associate Executive Director of the Exploratorium.
Essential Functions:
- Strategic Leadership
Guide and contribute to the development, articulation and implementation of the overall vision and strategy for the Exploratorium’s work with formal and informal educational systems
Guide the strategic development and articulation of the Exploratorium’s new statewide professional development initiative, serving K-12 science educators across the state of California
Provide direction and supervision for the Exploratorium Teacher Institute staff serving middle and high school science teachers, teacher leaders and professional learning providers
Provide direction and guidance for the educator professional development leadership team, senior scientists and researchers; and articulate vision and direction for a staff of 36 including educators, scientists, artists, and program leaders working in the museum, in schools and classrooms, in out-of-school settings and in the community
Articulate and lead a research agenda that supports the Exploratorium’s educator professional development work
- Communication & External Relations
Represent the work of the Exploratorium at the local, national and international levels with school districts, county offices of education, government officials, funders and community partners
Actively cultivate and engage statewide, national and international educational system stakeholders, partnering organizations, board members, prominent educators, education policy leaders and funders
- Finance and Development
Work with the Exploratorium’s Institutional Advancement department to write proposals, facilitate proposal development and fundraising efforts for projects and programs
Collaborate closely with other Exploratorium divisions to support and expand capacity for education program development
Responsible for a $6M+ annual program budget, funded by a diverse portfolio of private foundations, contracts, and government agencies
Minimum Qualifications:
PhD in a related field and 10 years of leadership experience, or equivalent combination of training and experience, required
Experience with professional development and teaching practices in STEM, or related research experience, is required
Proven ability to manage senior staff and provide them with clear vision and guidance
Knowledgeable about current trends and landscape in education (including informal education)
Successful track record in fundraising, including developing and securing project awards and grants, with budgets over $1M per year
Exceptional communication skills, both oral and written; excellent public speaking skills
Demonstrated ability to think and plan at a broad-based strategy level, problem-solve and work collaboratively within a team
Experience working with staff at all levels in a complex, collaborative environment; ability to promote and sustain positive workplace values, relationships and communication
Ability to travel nationally and internationally to attend meetings, and present at conferences; ability to participate in Exploratorium programs and events that may occur outside of normal working hours.
To apply go to this site.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 18th

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Education and Events Assistant Chicago, IL
International Museum of Surgical Science
The International Museum of Surgical Science is looking to fill the position of Education and Events Assistant. The Education and Events Assistant is a part-time position with the potential to grow into full time in the future. The EE Assistant will be required to work three full days a week and additional hours as needed for educational programs and events at approximately 21-28 hours per week, including weekend days. Some evening hours should be anticipated. The EE Assistant reports to the Museum’s Manager of Education and Events.
Main duties:
The Main duties for the Education and Events Assistant position include but are not limited to: opening and closing the Museum, running the Museum admissions desk and gift shop, assisting with educational program and event setup as needed, learning and giving group tours and demonstrations, and assisting with additional tasks as needed. This position has potential to grow in responsibilities and full time.
*Please note: this position will not be assisting with any curatorial duties.
Skills & Qualifications:
- Previous experience with customer service/handling payments
- Previous experience working in a museum setting
- Previous experience giving docent and educational tours
- Time efficient, organized, dependable, team player, detail oriented
- Outgoing with excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Able to communicate effectively with visitors and other staff members
- Able to maintain a positive working attitude
- Sincere enthusiasm for museums
- Ability to work independently; must be self-motivated
- The ability to lift 40 lbs
- Proficient in Microsoft Office and GSuite
- Bachelor's degree in related field
Please submit: Resume, cover letter, and three references to info@imss.org. No phone calls please.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 16th

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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Biomolecular Mass Spectrometry of Museum Collections Suitland, MD
The Office of Fellowships and Internships is offering an Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Fellowship in the area of biomolecular mass spectrometry. Research proposals must focus on mass spectrometry analysis from any type of museum or research sample including artwork, objects, animal, or plant tissues. Projects must integrate one or more analytical techniques into their specific research plan including proteomics and biomolecular mass spectrometry, gas chromatography mass spectrometry, liquid chromatography mass spectrometry, ambient mass spectrometry, stable isotope mass spectrometry, or inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry. Data collection and analysis via mass spectrometry should be the primary basis for informing and answering research questions and should constitute a significant portion of the research. The successful applicant will conduct analyses in at least one of the Smithsonian’s mass spectrometry facilities (MCI Biomolecular and Proteomics Mass Spectrometry Laboratory in Suitland, MD; MCI Stable Isotope Mass Spectrometry Facility in Suitland, MD; STRI Stable Isotope Laboratory in Panama City, Panama; MCI ICP-MS Laboratory in Suitland, MD; FSG Department of Conservation and Scientific Research).
Applicants must have completed or be near completion of the Ph.D. Recipients who have not completed the Ph.D. at the time of application must provide proof of completion of the degree before the fellowship begins. Please go here for details on the SI fellowship program. Applications must be submitted by December 1, 2017.
Applicants must propose to conduct research in-residence for a period of 12 months. Applicants interested in this fellowship are strongly encouraged to contact potential advisors/hosts at any of the Smithsonian’s various Museums and Research Units prior to proposal preparation and submission. The fellow can work exclusively with any of the mass spectrometry facilities listed above or jointly with a co-advisor in a different unit if desired. Please consult the research staff listed in SORS.
Applications for the Biomolecular Mass Spectrometry Postdoctoral Fellowship apply in SOLAA to the Biomolecular Mass Spectrometry Postdoctoral Fellowship listed under the Office of Fellowships. The application is not listed under the museum, research facility or office in which the applicant proposes to conduct research. Please follow the guidelines for the postdoctoral fellowship application. Please go here for details on the SI fellowship program. Apply Through: SOLAA
No employee or contractor of the Smithsonian Institution may hold a Smithsonian fellowship during the time of his/her employment or contract.
A fellowship may not be awarded to any person who has been employed by or under contract to the Institution in the previous year without the prior approval of the Office of Fellowships and Internships.
For general information about this fellowship, or additional information on the Museum Conservation Institute (MCI) Biomolecular and Proteomics Mass Spectrometry Laboratory, OUSS/MCI Stable Isotope Mass Spectrometry Facility, or the MCI ICP-MS Laboratory in Suitland, MD please contact Christine France.
For additional information on the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) Stable Isotope Laboratory in Panama City, contact Ben Turner.
For additional information on the Freer-Sackler Gallery (FSG) Department of Conservation and Scientific Research, contact Blythe McCarthy.
Access to the online application system and information regarding the necessary materials can be found here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 16th

Museum Educator Yonkers, NY
Hudson River Museum
About the Hudson River Museum:
The Hudson River Museum (hrm.org) is the largest cultural institution in Westchester County and an AAM-accredited, multidisciplinary complex that draws its identity from its site on the banks of the Hudson River, seeking to broaden the cultural horizons of all its visitors. The Museum collections focus on 19th-century through contemporary American Art; Glenview, an 1876 house on the National Register of Historic Places; Hudson Riverama, an environmental teaching gallery; a state-of-the-art, 120-seat planetarium, and a 400-seat outdoor amphitheater. It presents exhibitions, programs, teaching initiatives, research, collection, preservation, and conservation – a wide range of activities that interpret its collections, interests and communities.
Department: Education
Reporting Relationships: This role will report to the Assistant Director, Education
Overall Mandate:
The Museum Educator is responsible for a unique museum studies partnership with grades Pre-K through 2 in an underserved public elementary school adjacent to the Museum. This is a full-time [one year contract, with potential to extend] position dedicated to the facilitation of the entire partnership, including planning with administration and staff, teaching students and teachers at the school and the Museum, coordinating all activities and providers, scheduling, curating the year-end exhibition, and maintaining strong communication between the Museum and the school. The Museum Educator will develop a collaborative relationship with the administration, staff, and students through comprehensive, year-long STEAM programming connecting the school and the Museum, founded on object-based learning, the development of critical thinking skills through observation and inquiry, knowledge-building communities, and project-enhanced learning. The “HRM Museum Studies Partnership for Learning” prioritizes both staff development and direct student services and connects teachers and students with Museum professionals, artists, scientists, and historians to form a museum/school community, building capacity and ensuring sustainability. Through lessons and workshops at the school and the Museum and the culminating student exhibition, the Partnership will make connections between Visual and English Language Literacies, offering a tangible methodology to connect the Visual and Performing Arts with English language Arts, Language Acquisition, Science, Math, and Social Studies. Position to start immediately.
Key Responsibilities:
- Serves as Museum Educator, Manager, and Coordinator for the dedicated school partnership
- Oversees all activities related to the Partnership; coordinates all partnership activities with museum personnel, including Education staff and docents
- Plans and teaches lessons and conducts workshops at school and museum
- Collects, maintains, and organizes written and visual documentation of partnership
- Manages communication, planning, logistics, scheduling, paperwork and reports associated with the school partnership
- Negotiates details of scheduling at the school and Museum with school liaison and Museum staff
- Serves as the Museum’s representative for the Partnership school activities, meetings, outreach, etc.
- Secures all materials and supplies required for lesson and workshop delivery, and preparation and installation of in-school exhibition
- Collaborates with per diem curriculum writer; identifies, plans with, and supervises per diem teaching artists; works with preparator for in-school exhibition; works with consultant in web development of feature dedicated to exhibiting student work
- Communicates and shares data with program evaluator provided by the school district
- Performs other duties as assigned
Education, Experience and Skills:
Master’s degree in Museum Education, Museum Studies, Art History, Museum Studies, Education, or relevant field from an accredited institution and minimum five (5) years of experience in museum education, arts administration, classroom teaching, or related area within the museum or education field; or Bachelor’s degree in Art History, Museum Studies, Education, Fine Arts, or relevant field from an accredited institution and eight (8) years of experience in museum education, arts administration, classroom teaching, or related area within the museum or education field. NYS Teaching Certification preferred.
- Excellent knowledge of museum education pedagogy and practice
- Ability to model museum education best practices for school staff in the classroom and at the Museum
- Excellent planning, project management and organizational skills
- Ability to handle sensitive material and information
- High level of written and oral communication skills
- Knowledge of NY State and Core Curriculum State Standards and 21st Century Learning Skills
- Ability to organize a cohesive and polished student exhibition that demonstrates partnership outcomes met during the school year
- Demonstrated experience in teaching young children (Pre-K through Grade 2) of all abilities, with experience in differentiated instructional methods.
- Demonstrated experience in high level teacher professional development
- Ability to interact in a professional manner with school and district administration
- Possession of strong organizational skills, with attention to detail, and ability manage multiple priorities simultaneously
- Ability to be flexible, communicate and negotiate effectively, and work collaboratively in a team environment
- Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community and exercise proper situational protocol
- Proficiency in Microsoft office software,and other specific computer programs related to areas of responsibility. Familiarity with Google Docs.
Benefits:
The Museum provides competitive compensation, and generous benefits and perks for all eligible employees, including:
- Medical, dental, and life insurance
- 403(b) basic retirement plan
- Paid time off, including annual leave, sick leave, personal days and Museum holidays
- Flexible spending accounts (pre-tax income for eligible health care expenses)
- Discount for staff in Museum shop
- Access and free admission to numerous museums and cultural institutions
- TransitChek program
To apply: Send cover letter and resume to employment@hrm.org. Include “HRM Museum Educator” in the subject line.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 15th

Manager of Outreach Programs St. Petersburg, FL
Full Time
The Florida Holocaust Museum is seeking an experienced museum education professional to co-create and manage innovative and engaging programs and resources for educators and students throughout the state of Florida. Reporting to the Curator of Education & Director of Research, Manager of Outreach Programs has the following responsibilities:
Responsibilities:
- Work closely with the Curator of Education & Director of Research and the museum’s curatorial and education staff to develop historically accurate and highly engaging on- and off-site programs that help Florida educators meet the Holocaust Education Mandate as well as state and national curriculum standards
- Supervise and facilitate Speak Up, Speak Now!® program
- Provide curriculum updates for teaching trunks and The FHM website that utilize historical thinking strategies, object-based learning and other museum education best practices.
- Develop collaborative partnerships with teachers and administrators in multiple school districts
- Schedule and facilitate workshops and presentations across Florida
- Work with private and religious schools
- Conduct program evaluation, including the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data and participant feedback.
- Assist in the research and development of funding proposals for school, teacher and docent programs.
Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree in Education, History, Museum Education, Museum Studies or closely-related field required; Master’s degree in Education and/or teacher certification preferred.
- Minimum of 3 - 5 years of experience at a museum, historic house, or other education setting, planning and implementing relevant and creative museum education programs for K–12 students and teachers.
- Strong knowledge of the K-12 school environment, current theories and practices of object-based museum learning,
- Strong experience with applying Florida Standards
- Excellent research, analytical, writing, and presentation skills.
- Experience with project and personnel management and program evaluation.
- Must be capable of undertaking multiple projects simultaneously and balancing long- and short-term priorities, with equal attention to big-picture goals and small logistical details.
- Experience working with school districts and school curricula.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
- Ability to work effectively and diplomatically with Museum staff, patrons, and representatives of schools and other community-based organizations.
- A collaborative, energetic, pro-active work style.
- Ability to see, speak and hear clearly, and lift 25 pounds.
- Some travel required.
Resumes with cover letter should be sent to: hrmanager@thefhm.org
No phone calls regarding position. Candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted via email.
About The Florida Holocaust Museum:
The Florida Holocaust Museum (The FHM) honors the memory of millions of innocent men, women and children who suffered or died in the Holocaust. The Museum is dedicated to teaching members of all races and cultures to recognize the inherent worth and dignity of human life in order to prevent future genocide. One of only three American Alliance of Museum (AAM) accredited Holocaust museums, The FHM boasts an outstanding collection of contemporary visual art as well as the largest Holocaust research library in the Southeastern United States. Its permanent exhibition highlights the artifacts, photographs, documents and testimonies of Holocaust Survivors and Liberators who came to settle in Florida. Please visit www.thefhm.org for more information about the Museum and its programs.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 12th

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Museum Curator Peoria, IL
Peoria Riverfront Museum
Summary
The Peoria Riverfront Museum, a multi-disciplinary not-for-profit museum in Peoria, IL seeks a multi-talented Curator. We have 21,800 square feet of gallery space that showcaseregional and international art, history, science, and achievement.
Responsibilities:
- Planning the exhibition schedule and researching and writing exhibition text for all of the Museum’s exhibition galleries and traveling exhibitions.
- Budgeting, organization, and implementation of original exhibitions, including the administration of a long-term internal exhibitions calendar.
- Leading a collections and exhibitions team, including the Director of Exhibitions, Registrar, and Assistant Curators of Art, History, and Science.
- Fostering cross-departmental exchanges of information related to exhibitions and collections in order to bolster efforts in marketing, development, educational programming, and volunteer enrichment.
- Using social media (including recording video spots and blogs) to extend the reach of PRM exhibitions and collections.
- Ensuring adherence to best practices of exhibitions, and collections care, maintenance, and access.
- Representing the Museum among future donors, collectors, community members, and the general public.
- Building the Museum’s existing collection of fine art, folk art, decorative arts, natural history, and history objects.
- Facilitating“Objectively Speaking,” a new program to cultivate donors and public interest in the stories that objects tell.
- Representing the Exhibitions and Collections departments at board committee meetings.
Qualifications:
We are searching for a creative, high-energy candidate with hands-on curatorial and supervisory experience and excellent communication skills. In addition to having significant knowledge in one of the museum’s disciplines, the successful candidate will have deep curiosity and willingness to learn about other fields and to create innovative cross-disciplinary exhibitions.
Required Education and Experience:
- Postgraduate degree in Museum Studies or in one of the Museum’s disciplines.
- Minimum 4 years of museum curatorial experience, with preference given to candidates with experience at an AAM accredited museum.
- Experience supervising staff
To Apply: Go here, or mail a cover letter, resume and writing sample to:
Human Resources
Peoria Riverfront Museum
222 SW Washington Street
Peoria, IL 61602-2500
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 10th

Project Assistant Washington, DC
The Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation is recruiting for an assistant to help us maintain and grow the Spark!Lab National Network, an initiative to take our unique brand of hands on invention learning to communities across the nation. The position announcement is below; please feel free to share it with other networks and colleagues who may be interested.
The Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation (Lemelson Center) is dedicated to exploring invention in history and encouraging inventive creativity in young people. A part of the center at the National Museum of American History, the Draper Spark!Lab is a hands-on invention activity center which provides museum visitors, particularly children and their families, the opportunity to engage in the invention process through history, engineering, science, and creative activities. The Lemelson Center also operates the Spark!Lab National Network, an extension of the NMAH-based Spark!Lab with sites in children’s museums, science centers, and other institutions outside of Washington, DC. There are currently 6 Spark!Lab locations outside of the Smithsonian with the expectation of expanding significantly in the future.
We are recruiting for a Project Assistant to help us maintain and grow the National Network. The Project Assistant will serve as the primary point of contact for existing Network sites. S/he will develop resources for current National Network members, conduct regular check-ins with each site, and work to develop a community of practice around Spark!Lab. S/he will also work with the Head of Education to develop and lead training for existing members both on- and offsite; periodic travel is required. The Project Assistant also will regularly spend time working with visitors, staff, and volunteers in the Draper Spark!Lab at NMAH.
The best qualified applicants will have experience developing networks or communities, developing and leading training, working in an informal learning environment, and developing, maintaining, and refining systems and processes. A master’s degree or equivalent experience in museum education, museum studies, communications, or a relevant field is preferred.
This is a full-time, 1-year Trust (non-Federal) position at IS-9, Step 1. The salary is $54,972 with excellent benefits. To apply, please submit by email a cover letter, resume and two (2) writing samples, by August 25, 2017 to:
Tricia Edwards
Head of Education
Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation
National Museum of American History, Smithsonian
14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
MRC 604, PO Box 37012
Washington, DC 20013-7012
edwardst@si.edu - Email
The Smithsonian is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 9th

Museum Serivces & Events Associate (Part-Time) New York, NY
Fraunces Tavern Museum
Fraunces Tavern Museum is seeking a responsible and outgoing individual to assist the Museum with weekend admissions, store sales, and some weekday evening and weekend events. This position requires a flexible schedule and the professional experience to represent the Museum and ensure the quality of its visitor services and programs. The Museum Services & Events Associate will report to the Director of Education & Public Programs and will work with multiple departments.
Responsibilities:
- Greeting visitors at the Admissions Desk and providing general information about the museum and exhibitions.
- Handle cash and credit card transactions via ShopKeep.
- Accurately track admissions and visitor statistics.
- Lead Museum tours.
- Maintain Gift Shop stock.
- Accept and sign for packages and assist with Museum mailings.
- Properly close and secure Museum premises at end of day.
- Set up/breakdown for public and private events.
Requirements:
- Experience working in a museum setting, box office, retail or events background.
- Flexible schedule; able to work weekday evenings and weekends.
- Enjoy interacting with the public.
- Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds.
- Must be comfortable working alone without direct supervision.
- Experience with Shopkeep preferred but not required.
As a representative of the Museum, the Museum Services & Events Associate must maintain a high level of courtesy and professionalism when interacting with visitors and always be mindful of the Museum’s mission. The ideal candidate will have excellent customer service skills, enjoy working with the public and be willing to learn a broad general history.
How to Apply:
Send a cover letter and resume to: 2education@frauncestavernmuseum.org.
*Place the job title in the email subject line.
No phone calls please. Only those considered for an interview will be contacted.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 9th

Traveling Exhibit Installers Seattle, WA
Pacific Science Center
Are you looking for something unique? The Pacific Science Center is looking for Exhibit Installers to help intermittently throughout the year as we transition from one travelling exhibit to another. Exhibit Installers provide assistance with exhibit installations and fabrication work on an as needed basis – usually around exhibit transitions which typically occur in January, May and September.
Our Exhibit Installers must be creative, resourceful, thorough, positive, and above all else – dependable. The ideal candidate is a smiling team player who will be able to operate hand tools and has experience in at least one of the following areas: construction, demolition, electronics, carpentry, metalwork, drywall & painting, home repair, theater style lighting, rigging. If you are mission driven, passionate about people, and seeking an environment filled with fun and discovery then Pacific Science Center just might be the place for you!
Exhibit Installers are paid $17.00/hour and typically work for 3 – 4 weeks at a time around installations, often at full time hours. We recruit continuously throughout the year; our next de-installation will begin at the beginning of September. If your experience matches what we are looking for we will reach out to you in the next few weeks in advance of our next installation.
Key Job Responsibilities:
a) Facilitates seasonal exhibit changes by: moving exhibits (crated and uncrated), assembling and disassembling exhibit pieces as instructed, connecting exhibit pieces to house systems as directed (lighting, power, compressed air), assisting with loading and offloading trucks and trailers
b) Assists with fabrication and shop projects as needed
c) OTHER duties as assigned.
Position Requirements:
a) Required – Ability to operate hand tools. Experience in at least one of the following areas: construction, demolition, electronics, carpentry, metalwork, drywall & painting, home repair, theater style lighting, rigging. Smiling team player.
b) Preferred – Demonstrated proficiency or technical certification in any of the following areas: electronics, carpentry, metalwork, theater style lighting, rigging
c) Desired – Experience in technical theater, museums or custom fabrication. General artistic ability. OSHA certified forklift operator. Experience operating motorized lifts and ladders.
Essential Job Functions:
- Get along with others
- Work independently
- Regular/predicable attendance
- Handle stress
- Mental stability
- Maintain security
- Stay awake/alert
- Work overtime
- Work on-call/standby
- Work specific shift
- See/hear/talk
- Stand/walk/sit
- Lift (20lbs unassisted, 50lbs or more assisted)
- Kneel/squat/bend/reach
- Carry/Climb (ladders and scaffolding)
- Manual dexterity
- Work outside in the weather
- Exposure to dust, fumes, chemicals
- Operate equipment (motorized lifts, pallet jacks and other warehouse equipment)
- Wear Personal Protective Equipment (as needed: work gloves, safety harnesses, hardhats, eye protection, ear protection)
To learn more and apply please visit this site.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 8th

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Associate Director of Education - School Programs
Simi Valley, CA
Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Institute
The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute (RRPFI) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to the promotion of the legacy of Ronald Reagan and his timeless principles of individual liberty, economic opportunity, global democracy, and national pride. It sustains the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, the Ronald Reagan Institute, the Reagan Center for Public Affairs, the Walter and Leonore Annenberg Presidential Learning Center, The Air Force One Pavilion and the award-winning Air Force One Discovery Center. Located in Simi Valley, California the Library houses over 55 million pages of Gubernatorial, Presidential and personal papers and over 60,000 gifts and artifacts chronicling the lives of Ronald and Nancy Reagan. It now also serves as the final resting place of America’s 40th President and his first lady. www.reaganfoundation.org
Why you will love this job:
You’ll lead a team that inspires and serves more than 25,000 students annually to cultivate thoughtful and engaged citizen-leaders through onsite experiential field trips and programs. You’ll collaborate with our education team to support and involve students as both program participants and alumni. You’ll support world class events and speakers.
Your team:
You’ll lead one of the largest and most successful teams on campus, including Program Coordinators, Educators, and Transition Coordinators. You’ll collaborate with colleagues from around the country, including the Director of Leadership and Learning, the Associate Director of Education for Learning and Engagement, and the Scholarship Program Officer to support programs and program alumni as part of broader Education efforts.
Job Description:
The Associate Director of Education-School Programs is a key part of the Education Management and Leadership team and reports to the Chief Learning Officer. This role serves as the administrative and educational leader responsible for ensuring a powerful learning experience for students who participate in programs sponsored by the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Institute, including the Air Force One Discovery Center (AFODC), the Ronald Reagan Student Leadership Program (SLP), or other special student focused events. Responsibilities include day-to-day operations, budgeting, personnel, program development, strategic planning, program and employee evaluation, and professional development. The position is responsible for the specific responsibilities listed below, as well as other duties and tasks as assigned.
** Air Force One Discovery Center (AFODC): Oversee day-to-day operations and future development of the award-winning AFODC, which serves approximately 25,000 students annually, including but not limited to:
- Maintenance of program budget, grants, and reports
- Playing a leading role on team of internal and external stakeholders advising on creation of a new scenario, scheduled for development in 2017-18
- Hiring, training, and developing staff
- Overseeing program and staff evaluation
** Ronald Reagan Student Leadership Program (RRSLP): Oversee operations of the summer Student Leadership Program, which serves approximately 200 students annually.
- Supervising day to day operations and master staff scheduling
- Supervising RRSLP Program Coordinator on all aspects of the program
- Maintaining program budget, grants, and reports
- Overseeing program marketing efforts
- Leading student recruitment and forging school/museum partnerships
- Supporting program alumni and connecting them to other Reagan Education opportunities
** Other Student Programs: Collaborate with Education team to create, coordinate, and implement speaker program logistics for the student speaker series and annual student-focused events, such as the Simi Valley Youth Town Hall and RRSLP Reunion.
- Developing mission aligned, high impact public programs for students
- Focusing on creating re-engagement opportunities and lifelong relationships with program alumni.
You should apply if:
- You have a passion for working with a great team to serve the next generation of citizen-leaders
- You have a Bachelor’s Degree and at least 3-5 years of proven management experience leading a dynamic and high performing team
- You have experience with maintaining a budget, keeping accurate financial records, and are familiar with financial reporting, including grant reports
- You are detail oriented and have an eye for operational efficiency
- You excel at forging relationships that produce good in the world - with our visitors, with your teammates, with community partners, and with colleagues
- You are a proven life-long learner
- You are a big-picture thinker who can inspire a team to pursue long term goals
- You are an exceptional and honest communicator
- You work with a sense of efficacy, always looking to serve our students and visitors in the most efficient ways possible
- You embrace and seek positive change
- You are thoughtful and reflective
Would also be nice if:
- You have experience in museum education
- You possess an advanced degree
- You have strong connections to Southern California schools, districts, and/or teachers
- You have experience with long term alumni engagement
Work Environment/Physical Demands:
Characteristics of the work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Employee will be working in an office and classroom environment, but will participate in projects and programs around the entire property. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Salary/Benefits/Job Location:
- This is a full-time, exempt position, requiring evenings and weekends as needed for events
- This position offers a salary commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits including vacation, health/dental benefits, and the opportunity to participate in a retirement plan
- The position will be located at The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Institute, Simi Valley, California
To apply:
Please send an email to RRPFI Chief Learning Officer, at CLO@reaganfoundation.org with “Associate Director of Education” in the subject line and include the following:
- Resume or CV
- Salary requirement
- Cover Letter, including a response to the following: “What’s your Why? Professionally, what do you need from a job to feel as though you are making a positive impact in the world? Why does what motivates you mean you are the right fit for this position?”
The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 7th

Curator of Exhibitions Richmond, VA
Virginia Historical Society
The Virginia Historical Society in Richmond, Virginia, seeks a creative, scholarly, team-oriented, and guest-focused individual for the position of Curator of Exhibitions. This individual serves as part of the Exhibitions and Publications Division, reports directly to the Vice President for Exhibitions and Publications, and will be responsible for imagining, researching, and developing exhibitions featuring the VHS collection of nearly 9 million items. The curator will also assist with the continued improvement of content and interpretation of the VHS’s existing long-term exhibitions. This work will be conducted either individually or as part of a team that may include the Senior Curator of Exhibitions or other scholars. The curator also works with staff throughout the institution to develop and deliver educational programs related to our exhibitions, assist in writing grant applications that fund exhibitions, develop content for use in publications and on the website, and serve as a spokesperson in promoting our exhibitions in the media and other public forums. The curator will also apply their research to the improvement of records related to VHS collections and work with Collections staff to evaluate proposed donations, purchases, and collecting priorities.
Critical projects upon the selected candidate’s arrival will include participating in the continued development, object selection, and writing of a 4,000 square-foot exhibition exploring the legacy of the arrival of the first Africans at Jamestown in 1619; the ideation and development of engaging 1,000 square-foot traveling exhibitions that will expose the VHS and its collection to audiences nationwide, and contributing to the development of a long-term exhibition plan that will be a critical element of the VHS’s upcoming strategic planning process.
Qualifications: Ph.D. in history, public history, art history, or closely related field, or a graduate degree combined with exemplary experience; demonstrated excellence in organizing compelling thematic exhibitions and conducting independent research; extensive knowledge of the history of the United States, Virginia, and the American south; thorough knowledge of industry best practices; and experience working with and handling historical objects.
Salary: Salary commensurate with experience; benefits package.
Application: Send letter of interest, resume with list of publications and past exhibitions, and list of references electronically to Curator@vahistorical.org.
For additional information, please contact Andrew H. Talkov, Vice President for Exhibitions & Publications at 804-340-2276 or email atalkov@vahistorical.org.
Founded in 1831, the Virginia Historical Society is the oldest cultural organization in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and one of the oldest and most distinguished history organizations in the nation. Located in the Museum District of Richmond, Virginia, the VHS houses its collection of nearly 9 million items and serves as the state history museum with permanent and special exhibitions as well as a vibrant portfolio of public programs.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 5th

Curatorial Assistant Davis, CA
The Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art
University of California, Davis
$20.64 - $40.76 an hour
Job Summary: Under general direction of the Associate Curator of the Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, coordinate multiple administrative aspects of the Manetti Shrem Museum's exhibition and collection needs as well as education program development. The Curatorial Assistant will work in partnership with curatorial and education staff to develop a strategic approach to overall exhibition content development, manage exhibition proposals and artist submittals. S/he will also work with collections staff to help organize the fine arts collection database to facilitate gift proposals, access to records for other researchers, and will participate in outreach to artists and potential art donors.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 5th

Assistant Director for Exhibitions Washington DC
Smithsonian Institution
Starting at $131,767 (GS 15)
Federal. Full-Time, Permanent
Closes: 09/07/2017
The Smithsonian Institution values and seeks a diverse workforce. Join us in "Inspiring Generations through Knowledge and Discovery."
Duties:
Serves as the principal advisor to senior management on all aspects of permanent, temporary, and traveling exhibitions to include short-term and long-range planning design and content development, architectural and engineering plans, historic preservation, conservation, contracting, cost estimating, demolition, fabrication, installation and de-installation, maintenance, graphics, way-finding, and audio-visual.
Oversees the design and production of several science and anthropological exhibitions simultaneously, some of which are large and complex, displaying thousands of valuable specimens and artifacts.
Develops, justifies, executes, and controls the Office of Exhibits Federal and Trust budgets and ensures compliance with all Federal, Institution and Museum financial management policies and procedures.
Directs the Office of Exhibitions, leading staff and contractors to ensure quality performance consistent with Museum program emphasis and overall priorities.
Participates in broader Smithsonian initiatives locally, nationally, or internationally, relating to exhibition planning, development and/or implementation
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 5th

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Digital Programs Officer
Washington DC
Smithsonian Institution
Starting at $94,796 (GS 13)
Federal. Full-Time, Permanent
Closes: 08/21/2017
This position is located in the Office of Curatorial Affairs (OCA) at the National Museum of American History (NMAH), Smithsonian Institution (SI). The Digital Programs Officer leads and directs the Digital Programs division in performing outstanding digital services and provides the vision to seek new, innovative policies, programs and practices to provide exceptional services to the museum and the Smithsonian.
Duties:
Performs full-range supervisory responsibilities for personnel within the Digital Programs Office.
Administers and leads the information technology program of the OCA, coordinating with other program offices within the museum and throughout SI.
Establishes policies, procedures, and priorities for information technology that will lead to achievement of OCA goals.
Leads, coordinates and develops OCA’s technological capacity, such as digitization, digital editions, online exhibitions, etc., as well as new modes of electronic outreach (blogs, wikis, etc.).
Maintains strong cooperative relationships with the Chief Information Officer and other senior administrators in the Institution concerned with information technology policy, planning and implementation.
Serves as OCA’s representative to Institution-wide planning groups and committees on matters concerned with uses of technology within the Institution.
Acts as expert consultant to other research libraries, museums and associations on matters relating to information technology and policy development.
Interprets trends and assesses impacts of trends in digital and web services, making recommendations on development of new programs.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 5th

Museum Curator (Asian Pacific American History) Washington DC
Smithsonian Institution
Starting at $79,720 (GS 12)
Federal • Full-Time, Permanent
Closes: 09/18/2017
The incumbent of this position serves as a Museum Curator (Asian Pacific American History) in the Division of Work & Industry, within the National Museum of American History (NMAH), Smithsonian Institution (SI). The employee is responsible for carrying out research and publications, developing and managing collections, and exhibitions and providing public service by responding to inquiries regarding the Asian Pacific American experience as it relates to the broad historical sub-fields and collections in the Division of Work & Industry. This includes Asian Pacific American experiences in the history of labor, business, food, technology and the environment.
Full positing here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 5th

Director of Accounting and Finance Las Vegas, NV
Discovery Children's Museum Las Vegas
Discovery Children’s Museum seeks a loyal self-motivated, enthusiastic individual to provide leadership and management for the direction, planning, and execution of the accounting and finance department. The Director of Accounting and Finance is responsible for ensuring that the corporation is in compliance with all Federal, State and Local regulations and will execute tactical plans to safeguard assets, oversee risk management, create and oversee internal controls, prepare and report the museum’s attendance, financial condition and audited reports. All accountabilities will be performed in accordance with departmental and company practices, policies and procedures
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 5th

Learning Experiences Coordinator – Early Childhood Las Vegas, NV
Discovery Children's Museum Las Vegas
Position Description: The Learning Experiences Coordinator for Discovery Children’s Museum is an exempt full time position. The position serves as a member of the leadership of the Learning Experiences Department. The position will provide leadership and management for the direction and execution of the daily operations of the Arts & Humanities, Early Childhood and Science & Nature Education exhibition platform and visitor experience. This position will specifically provide support to the Manager of Learning Experiences by executing tactical plans regarding the visitor experience, revenue generating experiences, educational programming community engagement experiences, community partnerships and collaborations, maintenance of the exhibition galleries and spaces and exhibition component training. The ideal candidate will have a positive “can do” attitude while exhibiting great multitasking skills. The ideal candidate will also be honest, loyal, self-motivated and enthusiastic with dynamic interpersonal skills. The candidate is an experienced professional with ability to thrive in a fast pace, busy entrepreneurial environment while creating a mission oriented environment with excellent customer service and efficiency. The accountabilities and responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following: assisting in management of human resources, management of supplies, serving as manager on duty for the museum operations and assists in planning, development and facilitation of programming experiences as well as development and training of team members. Must be willing to work weekends as well as evenings as scheduled and when necessary. The ideal candidate will also have a love for creating extraordinary experiences and have outstanding customer/visitor service, and be an enthusiastic professional, team player and motivator.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 5th

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Volunteer Services Specialist Seattle, WA
The Museum of Flight
The Volunteer Services Specialist is responsible to provide administrative support to the Volunteer Coordinator and the volunteer corps as a whole. This position actively recruits, develops, and maintains volunteer related records. They will assist the Volunteer Coordinator with volunteer applications, managing administrative records, organizing volunteer databases, filing and other administrative duties. The Volunteer Services Specialist will be required to teach and direct volunteers in their roles of functionality in Museum events, and programs. This position will also be key in completing activities to promote and market the Museum’s Volunteer Services
Qualifications
Education: An Associate degree required, Bachelor degree in related field preferred. Will substitute 4 years of related administrative experience in lieu of degree.
Experience: At minimum 3 years recent work experience in administrative function, preferably in a human resources or volunteer environment.
License & Certification: A valid WA state driver’s license and acceptable driving record.
Knowledge and Skills:
Solid planning, organization, prioritization, and marketing skills
Excellent attention to detail, accurate and deadline oriented
Strong computer skills in a PC platform and expertise in Microsoft Office suite (Excel, SharePoint, PowerPoint, Word, & Outlook); knowledge of social media platforms
Experience working with and training a diverse group of volunteers
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; oral and written
Strong customer services skills including the a bility to work well with diverse groups of staff, students and volunteers to strategize and fulfill needs
Full details and application here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 5th

Museum Educator and Assistant Newton, MA
Historic Newton seeks a Museum Educator and Assistant to work at both its locations—the Jackson Homestead and the Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds. The full position description is below, I encourage you to share this listing with interested applicants.
The position of Museum Educator & Assistant encompasses two roles. As Educator, one prepares, presents, and develops education programs for learning groups from a variety of backgrounds, interests, and ages through passionate interest in historical accuracy, connecting with learners, and expanding personal knowledge; and, as Museum Assistant, the position greets, orients, and assists visitors and callers while maintaining a safe, clean museum environment and being on hand to address routine questions, unforeseen occurrences, and any emergencies. Interpersonal skills, including effective communication with an extremely diversified audience, are vital in this combined position. Organizational ability and enthusiasm for exploring history are also important.
The Museum Educator and Assistant should expect 3-14 hours per week of employment which would necessarily include weekend hours. Apply by September 15, 2017 by sending letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three references to education@historicnewton.org.
Historic Newton is a public-private partnership between the Newton Historical Society and the City of Newton and an equal opportunity employer.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 4th

Development Associate Durham, NC
Museum of Life and Science
Full Time
Overview:
The Development Associate supports the mission of the Museum by delivering annual operating fundraising through multiple channels. This position is full-time, non-exempt and benefits eligible.
Responsibilities: Embrace and articulate the mission of the Museum by supporting the fundraising and communications that helps power the Museum’s mission and delivery of unique learning experiences. This position is about 60% fundraising (individual asks, grant proposals, stewardship) and 40% fundraising events. Tasks include:
- Assist in the business and individual membership campaigns, both working with staff members leading these efforts and by personally engaging with assigned prospects or projects.
- Coordinate regular donor and board of director stewardship tasks and communications.
- Prepare prospect research and assist in writing grant proposals and reports.
- Work with Guest Relations and Reservations to support member access and services for Business Members and Supporting Members.
- Assist with fundraising events including the After Hours programs, family fundraising events like Santa Train, Pumpkin Patch and others, and donor events.
- Engage community volunteers, staff, and others to ensure event success.
- Become knowledgeable in Museum operations, including but not limited to building opening/closing procedures, safety protocols and guest relations expectations.
- Additional development duties and special projects as needed.
- Flexible schedule with evening or weekend work required (1 evening a month for most of the year; several nights or a few weekend days during 2 busy event months).
Qualified candidates will have:
- Bachelor’s degree
- One or more years fundraising and/or event planning experience or related experience
- Excellent computer, organizational, written and oral communication skills
- Experience working in database systems
- Highly professional with excellent people skills
- Ability to work as member of a team as well as independently
- Flexibility to work evenings or weekends as required.
- Energetic, self-motivated
- Work is performed in both an office environment as well as in the outdoors. Candidates should be able to sit and stand for extended periods of time, see for purposes of reading printed material and computer screens, hear and understand speech at normal levels, communicate so that others will be able to clearly understand a conversation, be able to operate office equipment and be able to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. Candidates should also be able to walk distances of up to one mile over varying terrains, be on their feet for up to 8 hours at a time and be able to work outside in changing weather conditions
- Experience with Altru or Raiser’s Edge is helpful
- Desire to develop proficiency in fundraising
- Previous event work or non-profit organization experience is desired
Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to jobs.opportunities@ncmls.org.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 2nd

Senior Conservator of Paper San Diego, CA
The Balboa Art Conservation Center (BACC) seeks a senior conservator to head the Center’s paper conservation department. In addition, the department is staffed by an Assistant Conservator of Paper, is supported by BACC administrative staff, and shares a conservation technician with the Paintings Conservation Department.
BACC is an active, nonprofit, regional conservation center located in the heart of the beautiful and historic Balboa Park in San Diego, California. 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 paper 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.
The ideal candidate will have an excellent background in paper conservation with a minimum of 7 years of post graduate experience. They will have highly developed practical skills with ability to accurately assess deterioration and damage, formulate appropriate treatment protocols, and undertake treatments not only independently but as a team leader. Other characteristics of the ideal candidate are that they are collaboratively-minded, conservation treatment-oriented, and prepared to be an integral part of the Center’s conservation staff.
Innovative thinking is required for challenging projects as are good analytical and problem solving capabilities. Strong attention to detail while working to project deadlines and sound project management experience are essential strengths sought. As the Senior Conservator will head the paper conservation department, they must have solid experience managing workflow, overseeing conservation treatments, managing and supervising staff, and supervising fellows or interns.
Position requirements include a Masters Degree from an accredited conservation program or its equivalent in paper conservation, excellent writing ability, and good communication and interpersonal skills. Compensation is commensurate with experience while benefits are excellent and comprehensive. Interested applicants should apply in writing with a letter of interest, resume, three letters of professional reference, and three examples of treatment experience.
Please submit applications by Monday, September 25, 2017 to:
Janet Ruggles
Executive Director
Balboa Art Conservation Center
PO Box 3755
San Diego, CA 92163
Digital applications should be submitted to info@bacc.org with the title “Senior Conservator of Paper Application”.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 2nd