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. The position will lead the department into the future as BACC implements exciting new strategies and services thanks to a generous grant from the Andrew Mellon Foundation. The department is currently staffed by a Chief and Assistant Conservator of Paper, is supported by BACC administrative staff, and shares a conservation technician with the Center’s 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 in the West. 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, x-radiography, and other analytical techniques; preventive conservation assistance; and environmental, general, and collection specific surveys. The purchase of new equipment for the paper conservation department is one aspect of the support provided by the Mellon grant. The Senior Conservator will implement associated procedures and projects.
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, October 8, 2018 to:
Janet Ruggles
Executive Director
Balboa Art Conservation Center
PO Box 3755
San Diego, CA 92163
Digital applications should be submitted to with the title “Senior Conservator of Paper Application”.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 18th


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Guest Services Coordinator Seattle, WA
Seattle Aquarium
Posted: Open to internal and external applicants.
Reports to: Guest services and membership manager
Status: Full time, salaried, benefitted position
Hours of work: Friday through Tuesday is the standard workweek (includes Saturday and Sunday). Flexibility in schedule to attend mid-week meetings, evening events or early mornings, including on non-work days, as necessary.
Date needed: As soon as possible
Posting expires: Wednesday, August 29, end of day
About the Seattle Aquarium: The Seattle Aquarium is owned by the City of Seattle and under nonprofit management. The Aquarium currently serves over 850,000 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:
The Seattle Aquarium is looking for a guest services coordinator; this is a new position. Reporting directly to the guest services and membership manager, the guest services coordinator supervises the guest services representatives, works directly with the public and takes ownership of all guest/customer service and cashiering responsibilities. This involves ensuring a consistent high level of customer service for our guests, including Aquarium members and tourists from all around the world. This role handles escalated customer complaints and requests in a professional, calm manner and sets the standard for best practices at the public entrance to the Aquarium. Guest services uses ACME Point of Sale, a computerized ticketing and reservation system for all transactions. Guest services provides information in person, as well as via computer and telephone, about exhibits, admission prices, memberships, education programs and events. The guest services coordinator regularly inte racts and collaborates with multiple departments, including visitor engagement, security, facilities and events. The Aquarium is at its busiest on weekends, holidays, during special promotions and during the summer period between Memorial Day and Labor Day.
A key component of guest services success/performance metrics will be to help us to reach the community goal as expressed in the Seattle Aquarium strategic plan 2011-2030: ensuring that we are inclusive and welcoming to all segments of the community.
Full posting here.
Salary and benefits: $45,000 - $50,000/year D.O.E. – please include salary expectations in your materials. Full-time staff are eligible for Seattle Aquarium’s comprehensive benefits package to include medical, vision, dental, health reimbursement account, medical and dental flexible spending accounts, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, access to a subsidized ORCA pass, a family plus membership and generous paid time off.
How to apply: The Seattle Aquarium is a progressive, equal opportunity employer that values a diverse workforce. All candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting a résumé and one-page letter detailing interest and relevant experience to our job board.
Application review will begin in 1 to 2 weeks. Please let us know if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for this job.
*Note: Must pass a background check, upon job offer, to be eligible for this position.
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Preparator & Lab Manager Rapid City, SD
Museum of Geology
The Museum of Geology at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology invites applications for a fossil Preparator and Laboratory Manager.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the laboratories within the Martin Paleontology Research Lab and Museum of Geology. This person also will be responsible for fossil preparation, replication, and other sample preparation and analyses to enhance the collections and research efforts of the Museum of Geology. In addition, this person will be responsible for training in lab and fossil preparation procedures (particularly preparation and replication of vertebrate fossil material). Further, the successful candidate will interact regularly with students, volunteers, co-workers, other professionals, and the public as part of normal duties.
An earned bachelor’s degree in geology or related/applicable field and at least two years of experience with preparation of vertebrate fossils and molding and casting of fossil materials are required. A valid driver’s license is also required. Experience managing scientific laboratories or other supervisory experience is desired.
Experience with collections database entry and use is also desired.
Full posting here.
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Assistant Director Rapid City, SD
The Museum of Geology at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology invites applications for an Assistant Director. The Museum of Geology consists of two distinct but interrelated components: the public museum, and the James E. Martin Paleontology Research Lab. The successful candidate will be responsible for the overall administrative duties associated with the public floor of the Museum of Geology. These duties include managing the gift shop, gift shop accounts, and 10-12 student workers. This position also is responsible for managing museum operating budgets and making all purchases for the gift shop and museum, which includes both product and advertisements.
In addition to hiring and managing student workers, this position may oversee volunteer workers. This position also maintains museum exhibits and coordinates marketing and educational outreach for the museum.
A bachelor’s degree in Geology or related field is required. Knowledge of geology and paleontology at a level to assist visitors and train student workers is required. Bookkeeping skills to keep records on museum budgets, placing orders, making purchases, inventory and pricing museum store stock, and keeping the cash register functioning properly also are required, as is the ability to work with the media relations office to design promotional materials and keep the Museum of Geology webpage up to date.
Established in 1885, the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is a science and engineering research university located in Rapid City, South Dakota. South Dakota Mines is a public university offering bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in engineering and science.
Known for our academic rigor, we maintain a 15:1 student-to-faculty ratio. Our students benefit from immersive learning experiences including undergraduate research, co-ops/internships, and numerous nationally competitive engineering teams. Our graduates have a 96% placement rate and an average starting salary of nearly $63,000. Our Research Programs are concentrated in four areas: energy and environment; materials and manufacturing; STEM education; and underground science and engineering.
South Dakota Mines is a growing university that enrolls around 2,800 students from 44 states and 30 countries. Rapid City is the state’s second, largest city (with an urban population of 74,048 and metropolitan population of 199,656) and is nestled at the foot of the beautiful Black Hills. Mount Rushmore, the Badlands National Park and Crazy Horse Memorial are all within an hour of the University. Rapid City enjoys a relatively mild climate and offers year-round recreational opportunities, including, hiking, bicycling, skiing, snowboarding, fishing, and hunting, to name a few. For more information about South Dakota Mines and Rapid City, visit this site.
South Dakota Mines is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including paid medical and life insurance for our employees, as well as medical, dental and vision coverage for spouses and dependents; retirement plans; paid holidays; and a generous vacation and sick day allowance. Individuals interested in this position must apply online. Human Resources can provide accommodation to the online application process and may be reached at
(605) 394-1203. Review of applications will begin August 31, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. Employment is contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background investigation.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 18th

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Robert H. Taylor Curator of Literary and Historical Manuscripts New York, NY
The Morgan Library and Museum
Seeking dynamic curator to head Department of Literary and Historical Manuscripts. Oversee notable collection of literary manuscripts spanning 500+ years. Develop exhibitions, programs; oversee care, cataloging, conservation of collection. Help secure patronage, make acquisitions. Supervise small staff. 7+ years related experience. MA/MLS or equivalent in relevant field. Track record cultivating donors, identifying funding sources. Experience cataloging collections an asset. Full qualifications/how to apply: New applicants only.
Apply by 9/17/18 to
EOE. Nominations welcome.
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Junior Research and Evaluation Associate Portland, OR
The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry is seeking an on-call Junior Research and Evaluation Associate (bilingual Spanish/English strongly preferred) to lead and support museum research and evaluation efforts by engaging people of all ages in collaborative research and development methods. Activities may include literature reviews, data collection, data entry, data analysis, and report writing as well as much more, and will support exhibit, program, and organizational development. Come join a dynamic team that participates in OMSI’s vision to ignite an education transformation at the intersection of science and technology that spreads educational opportunities across the Northwest!
Position Requirements
- Bachelor's degree, preferably in sciences, behavior, museum studies, education, communications, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Demonstrated basic experience in behavioral research (e.g. literature searches, data collection, data management, data analysis, data interpretation, and data reporting.)
- Minimum 1 year of experience working with the public, formal and informal settings.
- Minimum 1 year of coordination skills.
- Pass a pre-employment criminal background check.
Compensation Package
- $15.25–$17.10 per hour, depending on experience.
- Eligible for Oregon Sick.
We invite all applicants interested in influencing the community and our future generations to join our team.
To learn more or apply, visit this site.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 17th

Curator of Collections & Exhibitions Logan, UT
Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art (NEHMA)
Utah State University
The Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art is hiring a Curator of Collections & Exhibitions. Applications must be made through the Utah State University portal, and the review date is September 14, 2018
Position Summary:
Utah State University’s Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art (NEHMA) seeks a visionary Curator of Collections and Exhibitions specializing in Modern and Contemporary art with an emphasis on art and artists of the western United States. This position requires a commitment to the study, interpretation, scholarship, and publication of NEHMA’s collection along with object-based learning in an academic environment that is collaborative and integrates with disciplines across campus. The Curator will work under NEHMA’s Executive Director and Chief to curate ambitious exhibition projects, undertake significant research, develop a vision for collection planning, evaluate potential acquisitions, be a leader in the museum field and advance Utah State’s national reputation as a research institution committed to the study of art across all disciplines.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 17th

Sports Museum Tour Guide Boston, MA
TD Garden (Part Time)
Come join the MUSEUM inside of the legendary TD Garden as a Sports Museum Tour Guide. If you have energy, passion and enthusiasm for public speaking, speaking about Boston history and sports, this is the role for you!
The Sports Museum is located throughout the TD Garden arena and provides backstage arena tours for guests daily.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 16th

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Associate Curator for Academic & Public Programs Tucson, AZ
Center for Creative Photography
The Center for Creative Photography (CCP) at the University of Arizona, is seeking an experienced and energetic Associate Curator for Academic & Public Programs to create and manage multidisciplinary partnerships across university units and develop community outreach programming for a range of constituencies.
Collaborating with internal staff, faculty across campus, and outside partners, the selected candidate will facilitate the integration of the CCP fine print and archive collection into university curricula, programming for school & youth education, and adult learning opportunities. This includes working with curatorial staff to plan and interpret exhibitions in line with CCP core values and relevant to university teaching. The Associate Curator will be responsible for outreach to faculty, leading class discussions on site and off, and educating faculty on teaching strategies that enrich their curriculum and pedagogy.
At its core, the Associate Curator will help make the CCP a site of interdisciplinary and intellectual engagement where members of the UA community can expand on classroom instruction by teaching with objects and engaging with the Center. Ultimately, the incumbent will be expected to greatly expand the CCP’s public programming to best serve the regional community
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 16th

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Museum Curator Galeton, PA
PA Lumber Museum
Interested in environmental and industrial history? Hands-on curatorial work? The PA Lumber Museum in beautiful Potter County is looking for an experienced curator to manage, interpret, and care for a variety of collections including archival and library material, two historic buildings, and outdoor exhibits related to the history of logging and Pennsylvania's forests.
The Pennsylvania Lumber Museum (part of the PA Historical and Museum Commission’s Trails of History) collects, preserves, and interprets the history of Pennsylvania's forests and forest industries and their role in the cultural and economic growth of the Commonwealth and the nation. Notable exhibits include Challenges and Choices in Pennsylvania's Forests, which tells the story of "Penn's Woods" from the Native Americans and European settlers through today; a recreated late nineteenth century lumber camp and sawmill with operational steam-powered saw; Shay logging locomotive; and a Barnhardt log loader. A sustainable forestry trail illustrates on-going efforts to maintain Pennsylvania's forests. Special events introduce the public to lost skills such as log rolling and birling.
The curator will be responsible for managing, interpreting, and caring for approximately 4,000 artifacts; 90 cubic feet of archival material, including photographs, manuscripts, maps, and ephemera; a 4,000 volume research library; two historic buildings; indoor and outdoor exhibits; and the historic landscape. Work includes evaluating and recommending additions to (accessions) and deletions from (deaccessions) the collection; cataloging; inventory; documenting, identifying, and resolving numbering problems; and collections care and storage. In cooperation with site staff, the curator interprets collections, exhibits, buildings, and landscape for the public and researches, plans, and installs new exhibits.
Salary range is $49,076.00 - $74,641.00 Annually
Information on eligibility and instructions on applying for this posting are here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 15th

Curator of Academic Engagement Colorado Springs, CO
Colorado College
Serving as primary point of contact for CC faculty and students at the Museum, the Curator is responsible for maintaining and growing an active, ongoing program of faculty engagement, including facilitating, developing and delivering a wide range of meaningful opportunities for teaching and learning at the Museum; serves as a general resource for pedagogical expertise, presenting new approaches to and understandings of visual objects in compelling and impactful ways to a diverse college community.
Full posting here.
Application Deadline (at 11:59 PM Mountain Time): 09/10/2018.
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Senior Exhibitions Project Manager Monterey, CA
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Job summary:
Directly manages major Exhibitions Division projects. Coordinates all exhibitions projects to ensure projects successfully meet objectives and are delivered on time and within budget. Supervises, mentors, coordinates and develops Exhibitions division’s project managers. Develops project management tools and maintains standards for deliverables. As part of the Division leadership team, participates in the annual planning processes. Reports regularly to Vice President of Exhibitions.
Core Responsibilities:
-Provides leadership to project delivery teams by actively connecting team members, providing organizational context/best practices and helping to find ways to improve project delivery
-Makes recommendations to modify projects to enhance the effectiveness in achieving the strategic intent
-Collaborates, engages, and communicates effectively to all project stakeholders
-Works closely with all project managers and stakeholders to manage expectations
-Works with staff throughout the Aquarium to coordinate project team activities with operations of other departments and organization-wide schedules
-Coordinates and monitors project development using project management best practices
-Ensures portfolio of projects is managed and coordinated through all phases of design, permitting, construction and occupancy
-Serves as team leader, supervising, managing and mentoring other Exhibitions Project Managers
-Supports and oversees work of part-time project managers, helping to set up and manage projects
-Builds and manages effective project teams, which can include designers, exhibit developers, multi-media professionals, architects, contractors, consultants and vendors
-Evaluates project requirements and working with Division managers and others assembles and manages project teams
-Sets expectations and ensures that projects are completed within budgets and schedules while meeting/exceeding organizational needs
-Plans effectively and drives for results by setting specific goals and developing plans that include deliverables, timelines and resources
-Helps evaluate project risk, works to minimize risks; when project success is at risk, brings concerns to Vice President of Exhibitions
-Manages the research and solicitation of proposals for contracted work
-Provides oversight to third-party project contributors, including architects, engineers, workplace consultants, and construction managers
-Establishes and maintains project delivery standards and quality of work
-Ensures timely completion of documentation and submission required by the Aquarium or by government agencies
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 14th

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Interpretation and Archives Research Associate Joshua Tree National Park, CA
Great Basin Institute
In cooperation with the National Park Service Joshua Tree National Park (JOTR), the Great Basin Institute is recruiting one Interpretation and Archives Research Associate (RA) to assist with public history interpretation and museum curation projections. The range of duties will include producing descriptive and multi-media packages for public education on cultural resources topics, as well as archive processing and other museum curation projects.
Full posting here.
How to Apply:
Please follow this link to apply directly through our online portal.
We conform to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information & Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We prohibit Retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint or otherwise oppose discrimination.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 14th

Professor of Anthropology Middletown, CT
Chair, Archaeology Program
Wesleyan University
Wesleyan University’s Archaeology Program invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Archaeology beginning July 1, 2019. The preferred candidates will be anthropologically trained archaeologists and will demonstrate interest in and ability to teach Introduction to Archaeology, as well as upper level courses of interest to majors and non-majors. Preferred areas of specialization include environmental or landscape archaeology and/or the application of contemporary scientific analyses to archaeological problems. Regional focus is open. Advanced tenure track candidates will be given full consideration. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Anthropology or related field in hand by the time of appointment to be hired as an Assistant Professor; a successful candidate may be hired as an Instructor if the candidate does not have a Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment, but will complete the Ph.D. in Anthropology or related field within one year of hire. The teaching load is 2/2. Additional duties include carrying on a program of research, advising and mentoring students, and participating in faculty governance at the departmental and university level. Wesleyan is a highly selective liberal arts college that values both scholarship and teaching very highly, has a strong, diverse undergraduate student body, and offers a generous sabbatical program and competitive salaries and benefits.
To apply, visit this site. A complete application includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, statement of current research, and documentation of teaching experience, including teaching statement, course syllabi and student evaluations. As part of the teaching statement (or cover letter), we invite you to describe your cultural competencies and experiences engaging a diverse student body. You will also be asked to provide the email addresses of three referees from whom we will obtain confidential letters of recommendation.
Applications should be submitted online. Applications completed by October 15, 2018 will receive full consideration. Please contact Deborah Sierpinski at or 860-685-2070 if you have questions about the application process. Please contact program and search chair Douglas Charles at or 860-685-3266 if you have questions about the position.
Wesleyan University, located in Middletown, Connecticut, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, political belief, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or non-position-related criminal record. We welcome applications from women and historically underrepresented minority groups. Inquiries regarding Title IX, Section 504, or any other non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Deborah Colucci, Equity Compliance Director & Deputy Title IX Coordinator, 860-685-2456,
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 14th

Executive Director Whiting, IN
Mascot Hall of Fame
The City of Whiting, IN is seeking a highly motivated, energetic, sales and marketing focused individual that can lead the overall mission and vision of the national MASCOT HALL OF FAME. The City is completing a State of the Art, 25,000 square foot, three-story facility, innovatively designed by one of the world’s most prominent design firms. The facility has been created and imagined with pure innovation, education and interactive fun and is located along the shore of Lake Michigan only 30 minutes from Chicago, IL. This is your chance to work with the NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB, NCAA and other prominent sports organizations. No boring people should apply, this is fur real!
The link to the job description with minimum qualifications can be found here.
Qualified individuals should submit resumes to:
Resumes will be accepted until August 31, 2018.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 14th

Education and Outreach Coordinator Rawlins, WY
Carbon County Museum
Fulltime Education and Outreach Coordinator. Develops interpretive activities for adults, children, and school districts in the region and supervises Visitor Services staff. Minimum requirements: Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university in museum studies or history and one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of archival and museum practices. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Publisher and Excel. Interest in the history and culture of Carbon County, WY. Experience with technical, interpretive and/or grant writing.
Starting date Sept. 15, 2018 or ASAP.
Send letter and CV to Dr. S C Dinero, Carbon County Museum, 904 W. Walnut St., Rawlins, WY, 82301.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 11th

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Assistant Exhibits Designer Deadwood, SD
Deadwood History, Inc. (DHI) is currently seeking an Assistant Exhibits Designer. DHI is the nonprofit organization that oversees the operations of the Adams Museum, the Days of ’76 Museum, the Historic Adams House, and the Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center. DHI is located in Deadwood, South Dakota, in the heart of the beautiful Black Hills. Please visit our website at to find out more.
Reports to: Exhibits Director
Summary of position: Assist the exhibits director with the planning, designing, development, and installation of permanent and temporary exhibits as they support the mission of the organization.
Primary responsibilities:
- Work closely with the executive director, exhibits director, and exhibits committee to develop and implement a clear and coherent vision and strategy for permanent and temporary exhibits at all DHI properties.
- Assist with the development of exhibit designs and participate in the construction, fabrication, installation, maintenance, and de-installation of exhibits.
- Assists with the production of drawings and instructions for exhibit fabrications.
- Work with collections staff to identify objects and materials for exhibits.
- Recognize and develop ways to integrate various forms of technology into exhibits.
- Source and order materials and supplies from new and established vendors.
- Maintain workflow according to project schedules with a variety of tasks and deadlines.
- Bachelor’s degree required.
- Applicants should have an educational background in at least one of the following fields: exhibit design, architecture, interior design, or museum studies.
- Must possess strong design, visualization, and organizational skills.
- Should desire to work as part of a small but highly collaborative team in a fast-paced environment with multiple projects and deadlines.
- Knowledge of electronic and audiovisual equipment.
Physical demands:
Physically capable of standing for long periods of time, sitting, bending, kneeling, and lifting or moving objects up to 60 pounds; climbing stairs and walking over varied terrain.
To apply:
The closing date for his job announcement is September 14, 2018. Please submit a cover letter and resume to Carolyn Weber, Executive Director, at
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 11th

Assistant Director/Curator of Collections Memphis, TN
The Art Museum of the University of Memphis
Application Deadline: September 7, 2018
The University of Memphis is a public doctoral research university with its main campus in East Memphis, which serves approximately 17,000 undergraduates and 4,000 graduate students. The Art Museum of the University of Memphis (AMUM) is a unit of the College of Communication and Fine Arts, which also includes the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music and the departments of Architecture, Art, Communication and Film, Journalism and Strategic Media, Theater and Dance. It occupies a purpose-built space of about 10,000 square feet. (abridged).
In 2003, AMUM became the administrative locus of the U of M’s Interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate in Museum Studies. The museum presents 8-12 exhibitions each year; most of these are curated in-house or with contracted curators. A significant area of interest since 1994 is community engagement projects. AMUM has five full-time staff, two graduate assistants, several student interns and occasional volunteers and research associates.
The Assistant Director/Curator of Collections is a permanent full-time position with eligibility for all U of M benefits.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Art Museum of the University of Memphis (AMUM) seeks an Assistant Director/Curator of Collections at an exciting moment in its history when the museum is preparing for growth. The AD will work closely with the Director on all aspects of long and near term planning, including a new strategic plan, collection development plan, exhibition development plan, and with the U of M Office of Development, board recruitment and fundraising programs. With the Director, the AD will project manage exhibits, educational programs, community engagement projects, and special programs, work with artists, guest curators, researchers, vendors and internal U of M and external stakeholders and experts. As Curator of Collections, the AD will guide and oversee other staff and graduate assistants in all aspects of collection management, including collection storage and care, preparation for exhibits, loans, conservation, maintaining collection documents, database and archives, public and research access. With students, the Curator develops changing exhibitions for Caseworks, and is encouraged to develop or facilitate other exhibits and research pertaining to the collections.
Minimum Position Qualifications:
Candidates must have a masters degree in art history, archaeology, anthropology, museum studies, fine art, cultural studies or other relevant museum-related field and knowledge of museum operations with three years of full-time progressive responsibility in museums. Relevant experience may substitute for required education. AMUM is especially interested in candidates with academic museum experience. Candidates must possess a valid driver’s license.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of collection database management systems, preferably Past Perfect
Excellent communication skills
Superb management skills and attention to accurate documentation and best practices
Ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects and work with multiple stake-holders
Ability and desire to collaborate with staff
Ability and desire collaborate to with U of M academic units to develop student learning activities
Application Process:
Please go here for application details and instructions.
The University of Memphis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We urge all qualified applicants to apply for this position. Appointment will be based on qualifications as they relate to position requirements without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability or veteran status.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 11th

Visitor Experience Manager Jamestown, ND
Jamestown Tourism coordinates, promotes and supports tourism growth and development in Jamestown, ND and the surrounding areas. Part of that mission is to provide a Visitor's Information Center, where you'll find friendly faces ready to help you find the information you are looking for to make your visit great!
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Administrative Duties (30%)
- interact with visitors and provide information about Jamestown and the surrounding area, and direct visitors to various sites around Jamestown & North Dakota
- plan and executes summer staffing levels required to effectively and satisfactorily service to visitors
- manage attendance and count logs
- perform miscellaneous duties and obligations as assigned
- provide support to the Board of Directors at their monthly board meetings
- actively supports the mission and purpose of tourism
- prepare payroll & pay bills using established system in Quickbooks
Marketing Duties (35%)
- with the Executive Director, develop the strategy and create a marketing plan each year
- manage and the relationships with event planners throughout Jamestown
- utilizing the knowledge of the tourism community, manage the social media channels including
- update the website as needed
- content creation directed towards the target profiles of Jamestown Tourism
- partner with graphic designer to maintain integrity of the Discover Jamestown brand
Program/Education Duties (35%)
- create accurate, interesting, and pertinent historical information about Jamestown and the surrounding area
- work with established tourism entities to assist with research and development of exhibits
- develop tour itineraries specific to various target & niche markets featuring various attributes of the region
- maintain volunteer orientation manuals and forms
- manage the Jamestown Tourism Grant Process to ensure grant documents are sent and required information is received by grantee
- bachelor’s degree
- strong verbal communication skills, adept at interacting with a broad cross section of constituencies, including board of directors, visitors, community partners, press, government officials, and others
- ability to learn and efficiently learn and use analytic tools for social media platforms, website, and other
- strong writing skills, an impeccable sense of grammar, and a close eye for detail
- strategic thinker who can conceptualize about marketing and communications on a big picture level
- strong social media skills, particularly Facebook, with demonstrable experience in growing followers and creating social media traction
- creativity and ingenuity to create marketing strategies that will set the Jamestown apart from other organizations
- self-starter who takes initiative
- ability to take constructive feedback
- open to working on other projects as they may arise
Wages & Benefits:
Full Time
Monday – Friday, 40 hours per week, plus occasional evenings.
Salary Range: $34,000 to $37,000
Location: Jamestown, ND
Jamestown Tourism offers competitive salary and benefits package including matching retirement funds, health insurance, life and long term disability insurance and paid vacation and holidays.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 11th

Director of Development Charleston, SC
The Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art
The College of Charleston
Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Arts Management and 2-years of arts related non-profit fundraising experience is required. Master’s degree in Arts Management/Museum Studies or non-profit management is preferred. Candidates with an equivalent combination of experience and/or education are encouraged to apply.
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
Strong oral and written communication skills. Must be proficient with computers and Microsoft Office products. Requires superior organizational skills and ability to work on several large-scale projects simultaneously. Supervisory experience is essential. Ability to maintain effective working relationships. Knowledge of federal and state laws as they apply to charitable giving and charitable trusts. Knowledge of institutional program goals and objectives. Knowledge of effective sales techniques and means of contacting alumni, students, donors and the public.
Full posting here.
Salary: $39,960 - $56,947. Salary is commensurate with education/experience which exceeds the minimum requirements. Offers of employment are contingent upon a successful background check.
Apply online:
All applications must be submitted online
Closing date: 27 August 2018
The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 8th

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Museum Director Lancaster, WI
Grant County Historical Society/Cunningham Museum
The successful candidate will be knowledgeable about history and skilled in fund raising,marketing, museum management and board relations. It is preferred that the ideal candidate hold a bachelor ‘s degree in history, education, business or comparable field and/or 1-3 years of related experience.
It is expected this position would require 20-30 hours per week(negotiable) for a period of one to two years, with optional extension depending upon approval of the GCHS Board. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
Send resume and cover letter by August 22,2018 to the Search and Screen Committee, Grant County Historical Society, 129 East Maple Street, Lancaster, Wisconsin 53813.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 8th

Art Designer Syracuse, NY
Syracuse University
The SUArt Galleries is currently searching for an Art Designer
Job Description:
Fully develop high-quality, accurate design elements and exhibition layouts for the SUArt Galleries (main campus and at the Palitz Gallery, NYC) projects including print and outdoor advertising, museum publications, signage, website graphics, exhibition graphics, and gallery labels.
Work effectively with a variety of internal clients and external vendors to meet Galleries goals and budgets. Design materials (signage, didactic panels, object labels, etc.) to enhance Galleries exhibitions.
Work with web tools, such as Wordpress to maintain website and enhance website design. Work with social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
Continue semi-annual design and production of newsletter and other publications utilizing common design tools such as Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign and Photoshop.) Think creatively to create multiple design options for each project.
- BA Graphic Design or similar college degree preferred with museum or gallery related experience.
- One plus years of experience depending on combination of education and experience.
Job Specific Qualifications:
- Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite or similar computer applications.
- Knowledge of Wordpress, Sketchup, and/or other web-based computer coding.
•Knowledge of Filemaker, Pro preferred.
- Designing gallery layouts for works of art and exhibitions, and preparing printed material for use in gallery spaces and with traveling exhibitions.
- Designing layouts for publications including gallery guides, brochures, catalogs, newsletters and other printed materials. Coordination and production of the print material both in house and externally with larger outsourced publications.
- Maintain websites and online databases.
- Meeting with staff for preliminary design and organization of projects associated with Gallery activities.
- Supplemental graphic elements for exhibitions and other programming associated with Gallery activities.
To apply, please visit this site and search for Job #034863.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 4th

Asian Art Education Assistant Oberlin, OH
The Allen Memorial Art Museum
Job Summary: The Allen Memorial Art Museum (AMAM) at Oberlin College seeks a recent college graduate with a strong background in Asian art history and gallery teaching to fill the position of Asian Art Education Assistant. This is a non-continuing, full-time, 12-month Administrative and Professional Staff position with the potential for renewal up to one additional year. The position will report to the AMAM’s Eric & Jane Nord Family Curator of Education and has an anticipated start date in late September 2018.
Responsibilities: The incumbent will assist in all aspects of implementing a grant from the Freeman Foundation to deepen and expand K-12 and community engagement with the AMAM’s collection of East Asian art through public programs and educational outreach to area schools. Primary duties will include helping: create curricular materials for museum-based and school-based programming and the AMAM’s online resources; schedule, plan, and lead K-12 and public tours in the museum and in schools; research the AMAM Asian art collection; develop content for the museum’s social media platforms (Vimeo, Facebook and Tumblr); plan and implement grant activities including teacher workshops, community days, and artist residencies; create, distribute and analyze survey and evaluative data; and administer the grant.
Required qualifications:
- bachelor’s degree with a major in art history or Asian studies; or the successful completion of at least five art history classes at the college level primarily focused on Asian art;
- knowledge and practice of theories in gallery teaching and/or having taken the Practicum in Museum Education winter term course at Oberlin College or comparable equivalent;
- experience working with K-12 audiences;
- detail-oriented and highly organized;
- punctual and reliable;
- ability to follow written and oral instructions;
- motivated and capable of working both independently and as part of a team;
- excellent research, writing and communication skills;
- strong public speaking skills and enjoys working with the public;
- ability to work some evenings and weekends;
- capable of lifting heavy items;
- valid driver’s license; and
- knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and G Suite.
Desired qualifications:
- experience developing K-12 curricular materials;
- experience creating and editing videos;
- experience with social media;
- experience developing, administering, and analyzing surveys and evaluations;
- experience planning activities and events.
Compensation: Annual salary $30,000 with an excellent benefits package.
Required application materials:
1. cover letter describing relevant experience and interest in the positon;
2. résumé;
3. list of relevant coursework;
4. list of three references including: name, title, address, email and phone number; and
5. Undergraduate transcript with GPA.
Applications due Monday, September 3, 2018. Applications received after the deadline may be considered. All application materials should be submitted via Oberlin College’s People Admin portal.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 3rd

Executive Director Leesburg, VA
Loudoun Museum
The Loudoun Museum, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to telling the story of Loudoun County, Virginia, through innovative programming, interactive exhibitions and the unique collections of the Museum, is seeking an Executive Director.
This position’s chief responsibilities will be the following:
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 personnel and volunteer management.
In partnership with the Board of Trustees, develop and implement goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for the Museum.
Oversee the overall exhibition and program development of the museum, including developing high-quality exhibitions, programs and activities (including experiences for school, family, youth, adult, and community audiences).
Engage with community organizations, Loudoun Museum members, and local, state and national governmental and educational organizations to build advocacy for the museum and assess community needs and issues.
Develop and execute a marketing and strategic communications program in support of the Museum’s goals.
Participate in fundraising activities, including grant writing, to support the Museum’s exhibits, conservation and preservation initiatives, and educational programs.
Ensure compliance with all applicable local, state and federal laws as well as financial reporting and audit requirements.
Minimum Requirements:
Master's degree in American Studies, Public History, or Museum Studies, or a closely related field, plus five years of progressively responsible experience in planning, directing, and managing all aspects of a museum, public historical program or institution, business, governmental program, or non-profit organization (or an equivalent combination of education and experience).
Demonstrated knowledge of the museum field, current museum practices, and artifact preservation and conservation standards.
Curatorial and/or interpretive experience in a museum or corporate history environment.
Ability to work closely and effectively with a Board of Trustees.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with stakeholders, colleagues, staff, officials from other governmental and private organizations, and the general public.
Demonstrated knowledge of, and familiarity with, historical and material culture research, issues and trends in regional public history, and general familiarity with American and Virginia history.
Demonstrated experience in supervising a wide range of staff positions -- both professional and non-professional -- in planning and developing complex projects, such as museum exhibits or educational programs.
Demonstrated experience in fundraising, marketing and strategic communications, and working with membership organizations.
Outstanding writing and public speaking skills.
Preferred requirements: Additional years of experience in an academic or interpretive public historical program and/or a PhD degree are desirable.
Salary commensurate with skill and experience. Position is open until filled.
Please submit CV, letter of interest and three professional references to
The Loudoun Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 2nd

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Curator of Academic Affairs and Community Engagement Lancaster, PA
Franklin and Marshall College’s Phillips Museum of Art
Franklin & Marshall College's Phillips Museum of Art is seeking an energetic and dynamic collaborator with a solid art and or humanities background and a passion for working with the campus community. The Curator of Academic Affairs and Community Engagement is part of a staff of six that ensures the Phillips Museum of Art at Franklin and Marshall College and its presence in the Winter Fine Arts Center is central to campus life and the academic program as well as its outreach to the greater Lancaster community. Reporting to the Director of the Phillips Museum, this full-time, year-round position is primarily responsible for development of faculty and student focused exhibitions as well as programs and special projects that engage both the academic and larger Lancaster community. In this dual role, the Curator of Academic Affairs and Community Engagement will be a strategic collaborator and advocate for the Phillips Museum to position it as a diverse and vital center for lea rning.
As the Curator of Academic Affairs, the position develops a portfolio of faculty and student related exhibitions, in collaboration with various stakeholders as well as works with the Director on other exhibitions as appropriate. As Curator of Community Engagement, s/he works collaboratively with staff, students, faculty, artists, educators, and volunteers to develop exhibitions and programs to strengthen relationships between Phillips Museum and its partners on campus and in the community.
Full posting here.
Because this position requires driving for College business, the successful candidate must possess a U.S. or Canadian driver's license which has been valid for at least two years, have a driving record that is free from excessive motor vehicle violations within the last three years, and have had no convictions in the last 24 months for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
Additional Information:
Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of reference checks, a criminal background verification, a motor vehicle records check, and verification of credentials. The College will coordinate these verifications.
Franklin & Marshall College is committed to having an inclusive campus community where all members are treated with dignity and respect. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the College does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender/gender-identity, sex, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, veteran's status, genetic information, family or marital status, sexual orientation, or any other protected class.
Individuals who need an accommodation due to a disability in order to submit an application or attend an employment interview should contact Human Resources at (717) 358-3995.
Franklin & Marshall is proud to offer a smoke-free work environment.
Application Instructions:
For more information, and to apply, please visit:
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 2nd

Museum Store Associate Malibu, CA
The J. Paul Getty Trust
Supports the Getty Villa Museum Store as a professional and outgoing sales associate. Operates a POS system, applies basic computer skills, handles money, and communicates effectively with visitors. Demonstrates knowledge of current museum exhibits, store merchandise and museum layout.
Assists customers with orders
Handles cash responsibly with accuracy according to opening /closing procedures
Demonstrates knowledge of product, current exhibitions, and store/museum policies
Prepares store and/or satellite locations for opening by restocking merchandise from carts, checking inventory and supply levels and providing general housekeeping
Maintains store throughout the day
High School Diploma/GED
1-2 years retail experience preferably in a museum, specialty, or book store
Must be able to operate a computerized point-of-sale system (POS)
Must be able to stand between 4-6 hours consecutively
Must be personable, congenial, and hospitable
Selling skills
Communication skills
Getty Villa knowledge • galleries, exhibitions, general information
Ability to lift up to 40 pounds
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Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 2nd

Education Manager Maitland, FL
Art & History Museums – Maitland (A&H) seeks a dynamic Education Manager to lead the institution’s team of professionals and volunteers in the creation and presentation of educational programs and leisure opportunities.
Institution Overview:
The mission of Art & History Museums - Maitland (A&H) is to foster an appreciation for art and history through immersive experiences that celebrate Maitland’s diverse cultural heritage and preserves the community’s legacy embodied in Jules Andre Smith’s Research Studio, our National Historic Landmark. Through a unique architectural environment and inspirational programming, A&H stimulates thought, sparks the imagination, enriches the spirit, and fosters appreciation in art, history and preservation. A&H provides an immersive cultural heritage experience throughout its two historic campuses serving children, adults, artists and historians. Activities include artist residencies, artists' studios, contemporary art exhibits, professional art instruction, interactive history exhibitions, hands-on history programs, lectures, films, special events, and more.
In partnership with the City of Maitland, A&H currently operates five museums: the Maitland Art Center, the Maitland History Museum, the Telephone Museum, the Waterhouse Residence Museum and the Carpentry Shop Museum. The Maitland Art Center, originally known as The Research Studio, is metro Orlando’s only National Historic Landmark.
Job Summary:
The Education Manager is a key staff member responsible for working with the organization’s leadership to develop and manage programmatic opportunities for the education and enjoyment of museum audiences.
Full posting here.
Salary and Benefits:
A&H has a comprehensive compensation package with a salary range of $25,000 to $30,000.
How to Apply:
Apply in confidence via email to Please send cover letter, résumé (.pdf preferred), and names of three references with contact information. In cover letter, please address professional museum experience in relation to primary position duties. Review of applications will remain open until the position is filled. Please, no phone inquiries. Art & History Museums – Maitland is an equal opportunity employer.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 1st

Director of Installations and Collections Management Baltimore, MD
The Walters Art Museum
The Walters Art Museum seeks a Director of Installation and Collections Management to lead the implementation of the museum’s exhibition and installation program, and oversee the care, management, and digitization of the museum’s collections in storage and on display. As a member of the Art & Program Team along with the Directors of Conservation, Curatorial Affairs, and Education, and reporting to the Deputy Director for Art & Program, the Director of Installation and Collections Management participates in the strategic ideation and planning of the museum’s exhibitions and installations, including the campus-wide reinstallation of collections as part of a master-planning process. S/he oversees the staff responsible for the day-to-day implementation of collections management, imaging, and exhibitions and installations.
Key Responsibilities:
- Working with Art & Program team and DDAP to plan the museum’s program of exhibitions and installations, including campus-wide reinstallation of collections
- Playing a lead role in planning for the campus-wide reinstallation of galleries as part of an institutional master plan
- Helping to balance priorities among different departments through collaborative, transparent communication
- Facilitating planning among Project Manager, Installations, Imaging, and Collections teams in order to balance resources and priorities
- Managing staff and operations for collections and installations based on a holistic view of all activities related to the care and maintenance of collections and loans in storage and on display including art movement and art handling
- Working to identify and establish best practices in project management, collections care and maintenance
- Guiding Collections Management and Installations/Exhibitions Teams, in coordination with Curatorial, Conservation, and other departments cross-divisionally, to implement exhibition and installation projects through processes that allow projects to be generated, developed, and implemented with greater collaboration and efficiency
- Fostering positive, supportive behaviors and values within the Department of Installation and Collections Management; modeling and encouraging trust; establishing clear priorities and accountability; developing team members
- Overseeing development of project schedules and maintenance of communication on progress, working cross-divisionally to manage logistics for exhibitions and installations
- Working to identify and establish best practices in project management, collections care and maintenance, including cross-training of installations staff
Qualifications and Requirements:
- BA required, MA preferred in Museum Studies, Arts Administration, Art History, Design or a related field, with 7 years of demonstrated experience at a museum, cultural heritage, educational or non-profit environment
- Demonstrated experience and understanding of project and collections management, exhibition design and implementation
- Demonstrated management experience and prior experience defining and leading strategic initiatives
- Excellent problem-solving skills and high degree of responsiveness
- Strong financial, administrative, organizational, and collaborative skills
- Excellence in written and verbal communication
- Ability to coordinate, manage, and implement multiple and ongoing projects at once in an effective and timely fashion
- Ability to manage, motivate, and develop staff
The Walters Art Museum provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Prescription, Vision, subsidized Transportation & Parking, Museum Membership, Short Term Disability, FSA (Flexible Spending Account), 457b Retirement, and free professional Financial Management Counseling.
Salary is commensurate with experience. For consideration, send your resume, cover letter and salary requirement to
An Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Employer. A smoke and drug free workplace.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted July 31st