Director, Museum Studies Department; Program Coordinator, Museum Exhibition Planning and Design Philadelphia, PA
The University of the Arts
Department: Museum Studies
Contract: Associate Professors begin with a 5-year renewable contract
Position Description:
The University of the Arts seeks an accomplished Museum Exhibition and Planning Design professional to build the future of the Museum Studies program in the College of Art, Media and Design. The graduate programs in Museum Studies have a successful history of preparing students for the expanding professional opportunities across the changing field of museum practice. The new program director will show innovation with regard to the wide-range of opportunities available across a constantly changing field and inspire students and faculty in learning-communities to develop a distinct Museum Studies culture.
Salary and rank are commensurate with experience. Screening begins January 20, 2018 and continues until the position is filled.
Full posting here.
To Apply: Interested qualified applicants should submit the documents on the following list via email to Jenna Brancy, Museum Studies Department Assistant, jbrancy@uarts.edu. Please ensure job title is in the Subject line.
• A cover letter
• A position statement that speaks to the current and future state of the field and your philosophy of teaching
• An up-to-date CV
• Sample syllabi for potential teaching
• A digital portfolio of examples of recent work, professional presentations and examples of work by students or a link to a website where both can be accessed
• The contact information for three professional references
The preferred submission format for all materials is a single email attachment (single PDF or zipped folder) 2MB-5MB in size.
Submissions other than cover letter, position statement, teaching philosophy, CV, reference list, and PDF portfolios will not be reviewed. Please do not submit supplemental materials or letters unless they are requested.
The University of the Arts
College of Art, Media and Design
Museum Studies Department
320 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
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The University of the Arts is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted November 21st

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Executive Director Prineville,OR
Crook County/ Bowman Museum
In 1971, the A.R. Bowman family in Prineville, Oregon, donated their historic bank building to the Crook County Historical Society for use as a museum. Since then, through generous public and private support, the Bowman Museum has not only added a beautiful adjacent History Center but also created a vivid collection of pioneer history and organized programs, serving more than 10,000 people annually. The museum exists to inspire, entertain, educate and involve our local community, as well as visitors from all over the world, in the stewardship of our unique history. We offer new exhibits every year and feature exciting speakers, area tours, historical and genealogical research assistance, annual celebrations, regular visitation hours, newspaper articles and quarterly publications.
The Bowman Museum, along with the Historical Society, in partnership with Crook County, is seeking a qualified candidate for Executive Director. The successful candidate will bring leadership experience in fundraising, grant writing, marketing, financial management, operations and an ability to work cooperatively with community leaders, board of directors, staff and volunteers. The Executive Director working closely with the Board of Directors, is a strong and dynamic leader who understands, supports and promotes the mission of the organization, financial plans, and programs. The Executive Director is expected to attend exhibit openings, board meetings, and fundraising and public relation activities. This individual will act as the primary spokesperson for the museum, creating partnerships, supporting fund-raising campaigns, and promoting the museum as a community asset.
Anticipated Start Date: January 2018
Starting Salary Range DOE: $72,275.30-$78,956.80 including a full range of benefits
Required Education and Experience
- Bachelor of Arts in Museum Studies, History, or related field
- Certificate in Museum Studies or related field
- 3-5 years’ experience in some aspect of museum management such as museum direction, exhibits or collections management, cultural resource management.
- 2-3 years’ experience working with budgets, grants, fundraising.
- Minimum of 2 years’ extensive experience working in PastPerfect Museum Software.
Preferred Education and Experience
- Master of Arts in Museum Studies, History, or related field.
- 2-3 years’ experience working as a Director or Assistant Director of a museum.
- 3+ years’ experience working with budgets, grants, fundraising, working on tax levies.
To see a full job description and to apply, please click here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted November 20th

Assistant Collections Manager Los Angeles, CA
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is seeking an Assistant Collections Manager in the department of Vertebrate Paleontology. This is a part-time (not to exceed 20 hours per week) grant funded position for two years (Bureau of Land Management Cooperative Agreement No. L17AC00191). This position provides support for the curation, conservation, and digitization of vertebrate fossils and associated accessory data from Gypsum Cave, Nevada. This historic collection was amassed in the 1930’s and is known to contain fossil amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. The predominant taxon in this collection is Shasta’s ground sloth, which is evidenced by exceptionally preserved soft tissue, claw sheaths, hair, and fibrous dung.
Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:
- Condition assessment and specimen inventory
- Taxonomic comparisons and element identifications
- Specimen cataloging, data entry, and specimen labeling
- Use of archival materials and techniques to house specimens
- Collections organization, preventive conservation, remedial conservation
- Imaging of cataloged specimens, including digital photography and/or photogrammetry
- Digitization of accessory data files and digital file asset management
- Project documentation and reporting for online publishing
- Participation in public education initiatives and/or field activities
This position has the following requirements:
The successful applicant will be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree course or hold a recent degree in geology, biology, paleontology, conservation, museum studies, or a related field.
The successful applicant will have a career interest in museum collections care and be locally available to complete the project on a part-time basis until 14 September 2019.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential
- Good hand writing, high manual dexterity, and excellent eye sight are required
- Excellent work ethic and the ability to work independently or with a team are preferred
- Strong attention to detail and the ability to learn new skills quickly and perform tasks efficiently yet accurately
- Preliminary knowledge of vertebrate taxonomy, osteology, object conservation, and/or collections management best practices is a plus
- Previous experience handling specimens, using relational databases, working with DSLR cameras, and/or volunteer work in a museum collections setting is a plus
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is seeking applicants who have demonstrated experience and commitment working with a diverse community.
Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled.
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
How to Apply
Linked In Posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted November 17th

Exhibits Manager Los Angeles, CA
Go For Broke National Education Center
Go For Broke National Education Center (GFBNEC) is a nonprofit organization that educates the public on the valor of Japanese American veterans of World War II and their contributions to democracy. GFBNEC operates a learning center in downtown Los Angeles and a traveling exhibit. The Exhibits Manager will lead all efforts with school outreach, school tours, and school programs related to our exhibits and public programs. This individual will work with the Director of Education and Exhibits on a number of projects such as traveling exhibits, transcriptions of oral histories, and public programs. Email a resume and cover letter to Megan Keller at megan@goforbroke.org with the subject heading Exhibit Manager Opportunity. Please go here for more information.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted November 16th

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Soldiers Memorial Division Director/Site Administrator St. Louis, MO
The Missouri Historical Society has an opportunity for a hardworking, dynamic and innovative individual to manage the Soldiers Memorial Military Museum and Court of Honor as part of the Missouri Historical Society family. We are looking for someone that is passionate about St. Louis military history and honoring the service of St. Louisans and their families.
Position Summary:
The Soldiers Memorial Division Director/Site Administrator will coordinate exhibition organization and scheduling, collections management, public relations and marketing, grant writing and fund raising, public programming, and personnel administration with Missouri Historical Society departments.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted November 16th

Research Coordinator Kirksville MO
Museum of Osteopathic Medicine
Museum Overview:
The Museum of Osteopathic Medicine and the International Center for Osteopathic History are dedicated to preserving the heritage of osteopathic medicine. Its mission is to “preserve and promote the history and tenets of osteopathy through collections and research to a global audience”. The collection of over 80,000 artifacts traces the roots of osteopathy, beginning with its founder, Dr. Andrew Taylor Still, and his establishment of the first osteopathic medical school in Kirksville, Missouri to its growth into a worldwide profession.
Position Description:
Coordinate all research requests for the Museum, academic and genealogy, supply research resources and write text for Museum exhibits, publications, and external publications, organize and edit annual Museum newsletter, maintain the online and social media presence of the Museum, coordinate the Museum’s internship program and organize applications for all open Museum positions, and assist the Museum’s Assistant Director with collection inventory and digitization.
Position Responsibilities:
- Talking/corresponding with researchers to determine interests and needs, making judgments regarding scope and amount of assistance needed, identifying research resources, and completing the tasks requested by researchers.
- Handle reference services including reproduction requests, copyright inquiries, usage paperwork and fees, and billing for services provided.
- Provide bi-annual statistics on the type of research requested and the demographics of said researchers.
- Oversee the use of the International Center for Osteopathic History/Quinn Reading Room.
- Maintain and update the Museum’s Biographical Files research collection; approximately 12,000+ files on osteopathic physicians in the process of digitization.
- Create monthly Editorial Calendar for Museum’s social media posts on Facebook, 3 to 4 post per week, utilizing the Museum of Osteopathic Medicine artifact collection to educate and engage the Museum’s online patrons.
- Monitor comments on Museum’s social media platforms and respond to contacts made and questions posed.
- Serve in an advisory capacity to the Museum Director regarding Museum’s website structure, function, and design. Work with on-campus media services to make updates to Museum website.
- Enter accession and donor information into PastPerfect database management system, correlating all artifacts with the correct paper and database files, making sure all objects are properly marked, following museum standards, digitally photographed and compose concise descriptions of objects in database.
- Organize incoming applications, answer applicant questions, and serve on selection committee.
- Correspond with all applicants regarding selection and assist in completion of official hiring documentation.
- Assist with new staff member transition to the Museum community and City of Kirksville.
- Handle all presentations regarding the use of the Museum and its collection for research.
- Pull bi-annual reports for Museum Director and Vice President of University Advance regarding research requests as well as website statistics for use and engagement by patrons.
- Research topics for Museum exhibits and write text for at least one exhibit per year. Support exhibits staff with research resources for additional exhibit work.
- Oversee the publication of the Museum’s annual newsletter. Write articles for Museum newsletter and upon request write for A. T. Still University Communications & Marketing, national/international osteopathic groups, and other entities.
Position Details:
Duration/Hours: Full-time position, 40 hours per week, Federal Holidays, Vacation and Sick Leave
Pay: $30,000
Start Date: January 2018
Position Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree in Museum Studies, History, or related field preferred. At least two years of related experience in the museum field. Must be proficient in PastPerfect software and have excellent skills in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Photoshop. Digital photography and scanning experience a plus. Basic understanding of collections management. Excellent written and verbal communications skills as well as organizational skills to manage large amounts of intricate research requests. Applicants must have strong interpersonal skills for daily interaction with Museum patrons in various forms. Knowledge of legal issues with regards to HIPAA laws a plus.
Application Deadline: December 10th, 2017
Application Details: Send hard or electronic copy of cover letter and resume to:
A.T. Still University
Human Resources Department
800 West Jefferson
Kirksville, MO 63501
cafenton@atsu.edu
Questions about the position may be directed to: hrudy@atsu.edu
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted November 16th

Assistant Professor - Science Museum Studies Oneonta, New York
Cooperstown Graduate Program
The Cooperstown Graduate Program at the State University of New York College at Oneonta invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor of Science Museum Studies beginning Fall 2018. The initial appointment will be for two years. Expectations include teaching, research, student advisement, leading field trips, college service, and continuing professional development. Located in the hills of Central New York, SUNY Oneonta is a mid-size, public, liberal arts and sciences college with a pre-professional focus. The College enrolls approximately 6,000 students in a wide variety of bachelor’s degree programs and a number of graduate certificates and degrees. Located on the Cooperstown campus along with the College’s Biological Field Station, the Cooperstown Graduate Program is considered the premier program for the training of museum professionals in the United States. To learn more about the College or the Program, please visit www.oneonta.edu and http://cgpmuseumstudies.org/. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience with diverse populations and/or teaching pedagogies and/or multicultural teaching experience.
For a complete description of this position go here.
To apply online go here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted November 16th

Part Time Distance Learning Specialist Washington, D.C.
The National Building Museum
The Museum seeks a part-time educator to develop and implement the Museum’s distance learning (live stream) programming. This position is responsible for researching, planning, piloting, and evaluating the Museum’s expanded live stream opportunities. These programs will particularly focus on the fields of engineering for local, national, and homeschool audiences. The incumbent works with the P-12 Team and Education Department staff in planning programs and takes part in the collaborative work of the department. A successful candidate demonstrates initiative, is highly organized, an effective and engaging communicator, and able to work collaboratively to meet the creative goals of the project.
This is a part-time position that will require 20-25 hours a week from January through June, 2018. There is flexibility in scheduling and the opportunity to extend the position for program implementation in the fall.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted November 16th

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Floor Play Specialists Naples, FL
Children’s Museum of Naples
The Children's Museum of Naples (C'mon) is seeking floor (play) specialists that will facilitate the Museum guest visit with exhibits and programs and ensure a quality experience for adults and children. The ideal candidate for this position has energy, enthusiasm and prior experience working with children as well as understands the importance of quality customer service.
This position is ideal for retired educators, school teachers, artists, scientists, child care givers, engineers, and social workers among others interested in enhancing the development of children through interactive play and exploration. C'mon is a brain-building power house fueled by STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) and culture.
Floor specialists MUST be willing to work weekends and holidays. All positions are part-time (15-29 hours/week). Floor specialists begin at Level 1 with pay rate of 9.50/hour.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted November 16th

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Mellon Coordinator for Student Engagement Ithaca, NY
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art
Cornell University
The Johnson Museum of Art actively contributes to the intellectual life of the campus and community, serving as an important educational and cultural resource for Cornell students and faculty as well as residents of the central New York region. Thought-provoking programs explore ideas across disciplines and ensure that the Museum’s collection and exhibitions are seen, studied, and taught to their maximum curricular potential. Through interaction with original works of art we encourage independent thinking and help visitors experience the multiple ways that information can be conveyed by a work of art.
Position Description: With support from the Ames Curator of Education, the Mellon Coordinator for Student Engagement develops University outreach programs for students, working with campus organizations, classes, and University staff.
Duties: Develop, promote, lead, document, and evaluate innovative programs for students that focus on exhibitions, the permanent collection, and the interests of students. Coordinate program scheduling and serve as the liaison between the Museum and student organizations. Help secure funds for student programs, and provide statistical data and other support as requested by the supervisor. Must be willing to work weekend and evening hours on a regular basis during the academic year, and as the program schedule requires.
For more information and to apply go here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted November 11th

Collections Assistant Denver, CO
The Molly Brown House Museum
Part-time
Hours: 15-20 hours per week
Hourly Rate: $11/hour
Position Summary and Responsibilities:
The Collection Assistant’s primary responsibilities will be focused on care and maintenance of the collections and the historic house using proper handling and collection care techniques. The Assistant will clean exhibition spaces on a weekly basis, monitor the house for any changes, monitor the museum environment on a monthly basis through the use of Hobo Dataloggers and light meters, and implement the museum’s pest management plan on a monthly basis. The Assistant will assist the Curator of Collections on seasonal exhibit setup and takedown, collections moves and deep cleans, as well as collection and archival inventories, rehousing, data entry, filing and other projects as-needed.
Additional Information:
Monday is a required day for this position.
Necessary Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree in museum studies, history, or a related field
- Experience handling artifacts, especially museum collections
- Skilled at managing spreadsheets and data entry
- Strong attention to detail
- Ability to self-manage and stay on task, but work well with others
Preferred Qualifications:
- Master’s degree in museum studies, history, or related field
- Experience cleaning historic house museums and/or collections
- Experience assessing and rehousing collections
- Efficiency in PastPerfect collections database
Physical/Mental Requirements:
Physical demands associated with this position include reaching, handling, and lifting. The position requires the ability to see detail close up and at a distance (near and far acuity, depth perception, field of vision, accommodation and color vision).
Required are the abilities to apply principles of logic or scientific thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions; to interpret a variety of technical instructions in various forms; to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; to use spatial, visual and tactile discrimination; and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and volunteers, supervisory staff, other organizations and agencies, and the general public.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Historic Denver, Inc., the parent company of the Molly Brown House Museum, is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity in any term, condition, or privilege of employment. We do not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of age, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by state or local law. Prospective employees are subject to a background check.
To apply, email your letter of intent, a current resume, and references to:
Stephanie McGuire
Curator of Collections
smcguire@mollybrown.org.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted November 8th

President Lancaster, PA
Pennsylvania College of Art & Design
The Board of Trustees of Pennsylvania College of Art & Design (PCA&D) announces the search for the college's next president and invites nominations and applications for this uncommon leadership opportunity. Having progressed through twenty-five years of steady growth to firmly establish PCA&D as a baccalaureate degree granting institution, President Mary Colleen Heil has announced her retirement effective in July, 2018. Enrollment growth, curricular enrichment, and strong financial stewardship underscore PCA&D's current strength and provides a positive point of inflection from which a new president can build an exciting future.
The desire for visionary, creative, and informed presidential leadership, prepared to take PCA&D to the next level of accomplishment, is palpable among all constituencies. As PCA&D moves into its next chapter, the college community is eager to welcome a president who can serve as a catalyst for establishing a new vision and measured strategic change that will be consistent with institutional mission, educational philosophy, planning goals, and future educational needs.
PCA&D is a 35-year old institution that has come of age as higher education and the field of art and design are both making cosmic shifts. The board, faculty, and staff work creatively to make the new happen and to improve on the old. As a community, PCA&D knows how to plan, to be agile, and to think past the more traditional aspects of higher education. The 2017-18 enrollment in the BFA program has grown by 22 % in the last three years. The College has an alumni base of over 1500, with majors in Fine Art, Illustration, Photography, Graphic Design, and Digital Media.
Pennsylvania College of Art & Design seeks a president with energy, strength of personality, and an ability to articulate the transformative process of helping students to find their creative voice through conceptualizing, making, and critiquing art. The College recognizes that there are many pathways to a successful college of art presidency and leadership interests from a variety of venues will be welcomed. Academic credentials and artistic accomplishments are desirable, but an understanding of and deep appreciation for teaching and making the visual arts will be essential.
Prior to making application, prospective candidates are encouraged to learn more about the specific expectations and desired attributes in PCA&D's next president, and the details of the application process. The Presidential Search Profile is available at http://engage.pcad.edu/presidentsearch. Candidates are requested to submit materials by 5 pm on Sunday, December 10, for most favorable consideration. All inquiries will be received in full confidence by:
Thomas B. Courtice, Ph.D.
Search Consultant
tom.courtice@gmail.com
Pennsylvania College of Art & Design does not discriminate against any individual for reason of disability, handicap, ancestry, race, color, age, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law in the admission of students, administration of programs, employment of faculty and staff, or any terms of instruction and employment.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted November 8th

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Editorial Assistant Washington, D.C
White House Historical Association
Since 1962, the White House Historical Association publications program has produced award-winning books on a wide range of subjects related to the history of the President's House, from its architecture, gardens, fine and decorative arts to the presidents and first ladies who lived there over the years. The list includes titles that appeal to historians and art lovers, scholars and tourists, adults and children.
The association seeks an editorial assistant to support the production of publications. Duties will include administrative support, research, proofreading, copy writing, and database maintenance. This is a temporary entry-level position.
Qualifications: Undergraduate degree in English, art history, history, museum studies, or a related field; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; strong writing and research skills, with rigorous attention to detail; and ability to exercise discretion and sound judgment. Related editorial or publishing experience as well as an interest in American history and the arts preferred.
To apply, send resume and cover letter to books@whha.org. No calls please.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted November 8th

The LeDuc Site Supervisor (SS) South St. Paul, MN
Dakota County Historical Society
DCHS is a 501(c) (3), nonprofit and membership organization that “preserves, interprets and promotes the history of Dakota County.”
Position Description:
The LeDuc Site Supervisor (SS) is primarily responsible for day-to-day operations at the LeDuc Historic Estate in Hastings, Minnesota.
The SS coordinates with the Dakota County Historical Society (DCHS) Executive Director (ED), staff at the Lawshe Memorial Museum and the Sibley Historic Site, and LeDuc volunteers to develop and execute programs at the LeDuc Estate.
The SS works with the Site Coordinator (SC) to schedule tours and events, ensure scheduled staff and volunteers are at the site, creates programming including special events and school tours, assists the SC with bookkeeping for the site, and coordinates activities with the DCHS, City of Hastings, Friends of LeDuc & Historic Hastings, and other community groups. The SS assists with maintaining the gift shop on site, which may include purchasing items and running the cash register system.
This is a full-time position with variable hours throughout the year. Successful candidates must be able to work at least one day most weekends from May to October, which is the peak tour season. During non-peak tour season, the SS will be required to coordinate events, programs and tours that are on the calendar throughout the year, as well as plan for the upcoming year in coordination with the SC and ED. The SS must be prepared to work 40 hours / week.
The Dakota County Historical Society, in partnership with the City of Hastings (Hastings), operates the LeDuc Historic Estate. Many responsibilities of the Site Supervisor and activities at the site are accountable to both DCHS and Hastings.
The position reports directly to the Executive Director.
Full posting here.
Deadline to apply is Monday, November 27, 2017. All applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. CST for consideration. If submitting by mail, it must be postmarked by November 27, 2017.
For full consideration, send a cover letter, resume and references to the Dakota County Historical Society.
To apply via email, send to (dakotahistory@co.dakota.mn.us) with “LeDuc Site Supervisor” in the subject line.
To apply via mail, send to:
Dakota County Historical Society
ATTN: Matt Carter
130 3rd Avenue N
South St. Paul, MN 55075
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted November 8th

Exhibit Manager Los Angeles, CA
Go For Broke National Education Center
Full Time with benefits
Go For Broke National Education Center (GFBNEC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that educates the public on the valor of Japanese American veterans of World War II and their contributions to democracy. Our goal is to inspire new generations to embody the Nisei veterans' core values of courage, sacrifice, equality, humility and patriotism. Founded in 1989, GFBNEC maintains the Go For Broke Monument and the interactive “GFBNEC's Defining Courage Exhibition” in downtown Los Angeles, as well as extensive oral histories and archives, education and training programs, and other initiatives. For more information, please visit http://www.goforbroke.org.
Scope of Work:
The Exhibit Manager will lead all efforts with school outreach, school tours, and school programs related to our exhibits and public programs. This individual will work with the Director of Education and Exhibits on a number of projects such as traveling exhibits, transcriptions of oral histories, and public programs. In addition to managing our essay contest and Missions of Courage program, this individual will manage and coordinate “greeters” (docents) and three part-time front desk attendants. GFBNEC is a small institution and the Exhibit Manager will be involved with all aspects of our non-profit from our gala to our volunteer potlucks.
Duties of the Exhibit Manager include, but are not limited to:
School Groups Duties:
- Leads all efforts with school outreach, school tours, and school programs
- Contacts schools and school districts to arrange tours of exhibition
- Books school visits to the exhibition, and maintains the master calendar of school group visits to the exhibition
- Develops, plans, preps, executes, and follows-up all school group tours
- Maintains records and statistics of school group tours and reports these to GFBNEC leadership
- Plans, preps, manages, and executes other school-based programs, as appropriate
Front Desk Duties:
- Manages three part-time front desk attendants
- Schedules and assigns front desk attendants to cover all operating hours
- Trains front desk attendants
Exhibit Duties:
- Maintains exhibit surveys and attendance records and reports these to GEBNEC leadership
- Schedules and provides group tours
- Updates exhibit content, as necessary
- Develop temporary exhibitions and traveling exhibitions with Director of Education and Exhibits
- Works with exhibit department interns
B.A. in related field required. 2-3 years of experience required. MA in Museum Studies, History, or related field preferred. Skills should include excellent verbal and written communication and experience working in schools and/or with groups of school-age children. Experience in exhibition development and traveling exhibitions are a plus. Our ideal candidate will be knowledgeable on the Japanese American World War II experience, have a background in museums, and a passion to use the past to inspire the future. Position will report to the Director of Education and Exhibits. Usual schedule is Monday to Friday with some nights and weekends required.
Selection Prpocess:
Email a resume and cover letter to Megan Keller at megan@goforbroke.org with the subject heading Exhibit Manager Opportunity. Submissions received by November 29th will be considered first; opportunity to remain open until filled. Selected individuals will be invited for an interview.
Please go here for more information.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted November 4th

Assistant Dean for Special Collections and the Gallery South Orange, NJ
Seton Hall University
Job no: 493126
Full time/Part time: Full-time
Categories: Administrator
Reporting to the Dean of the University Libraries, the Assistant Dean for Special Collections & the Gallery provides leadership and daily oversight for the two departments and oversees all activities including collecting, processing, organizing, preserving, and making accessible collections of manuscripts, archives, Archdiocese of Newark archive, rare books, art and artifacts, digital collections and the website and web-based tools to accomplish this work. The Assistant Dean provides expertise and creativity in the curation, development, collection analysis, and selection of collections, supports the Dean in donor relations and community engagement and works collaboratively within the library, the university, and the larger community. Closely coordinates the common collection space and processing between Special Collections and the Gallery. Leads, supports and develops staff, administrators and library faculty in their development and in the development of services, monitors and assesses progress on the division's objectives, and participates in the next level/steps of planning for the University Libraries and the division.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides leadership, direction, support and daily oversight for the two departments and oversees all activities including collecting, processing, organizing, preserving, and making accessible collections of manuscripts, archives, rare books, art and artifacts, digital collections and the website and web-based tools to accomplish this work in the common collection collection and processing spaces. Oversees services and workflows to increase efficiencies in processing collections. Collaboratively works to develop and shape policies, space efficiencies and accessibility and visibility of the collections. The Gallery runs an ambitious exhibition schedule, is responsible for the organization, description and preservation of the art and artifacts collection, including a significant ethnographic collection.
Develops, shapes, and stewards existing collections and selectively pursues grants/gifts of money and collections that reflect and support the institutional mission; helps to shape selective purchases of materials (rare books manuscripts, ephemera).
Serves on committees in the University libraries and in the University as appropriate; leads and develops library faculty, administrative and staff professional skills and career paths; other duties as assigned. Keeps abreast of current developments and best practices in the field.
Required Qualifications:
Master's Degree - Library and Information Sciences, ALA accredited, or equivalent in in-depth training and experience or a recognized ALA MLS equivalent. Must have substantive experience in Archives and/or Special Collections; 3-5 years experience.
At least 2 years supervisory experience and demonstrated increasing responsibilities; at least 3 years archives/special collections experience.
Knowledge of the principles of archival arrangement and description, knowledge of preservation practices and library, archival (archival management and preservation) information technology applications (e.g. Preservica, BePress, Omeka); familiarity with the principles of records management.
Excellent organizational and analytical skills.Demonstrated experience managing complex projects and the work of others; demonstrated skills in planning, managing, evaluating programs and services.Experience with applications of technology relevant to archives management (such as ArchivesSpace) and digital preservation.
Demonstrated knowledge of current trends, standards, and practices of archival services in academic libraries and demonstrated understanding of digitization practices and applications in archives.
Excellent and clear communication skills across all constituencies: administration, faculty, staff, and in the professional venues for the field.
Ability to handle multiple responsibilities in a fast-paced environment.
Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to foster a collegial work environment where change and innovation are encouraged.
Link to Full Job Posting Here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted November 4th

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Manager of Public Programs
Cleveland, OH
The Cleveland Museum of Natural History
The Museum is seeking a dynamic, creative, organized and energetic individual who is passionate about science education in our region and beyond.
Summary:
A professional level staff member responsible to the Director of Education to develop, coordinate and execute programs for youth, families, and adults related to the Museum’s goals.
Essential Duties & Responisibilities:
- Develop, manage, deliver and evaluate non-school educational programs for Cleveland area youth, families and adults.
- Supervision of the following public programs and associated staff: youth, family, adult, summer camps, outdoor education, and other Museum-wide educational events.
- Manage operating budgets and develop funding proposals for above public programs.
- Organize and run the Museum’s annual high profile Explorer Series lectures.
- Serve as part of management team to set direction for the Education Division with the Director of Education, Manager of School & Teacher Programs and Planetarium Manager.
- Work with Museum curators and area institutions in University Circle and beyond to develop collaborative public programs.
- Collaborate with Marketing and Communications team to ensure all public programs are effectively marketed and advertised.
- Keep abreast of scientific knowledge and Museum research.
- Effectively coordinate and track multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize and work well under pressure with a high degree of accuracy to meet stringent and overlapping deadlines.
- Communicate and work with a diverse audience in a pleasant, tactful and enthusiastic manner.
- Maintain professional conduct with Museum staff and the public at all times.
- Perform all duties according to established Museum operating, safety and environmental quality policies.
- Perform other duties as assigned by Manager or Management.
Education and/or Exprience:
- Master’s degree in education or natural history related field.
- 3-5 years experience managing and supervising staff.
Other Qualifications:
- Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Experience teaching and planning programs in a museum or other informal education setting.
- Excellent educational program development skills.
- Ability to communicate and work effectively with Museum staff, students, parents and public groups in a professional, pleasant, tactful, and enthusiastic manner.
- Willingness to include evenings and weekends in a normal work schedule.
- Must have excellent organizational, analytical and problem solving skills.
- Must be able to rapidly adapt and respond to changes in environment and priorities.
- Must be able to work independently as well as with teams.
- Must have proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
To Apply:
Please send a cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references to:
Human Resources
Cleveland Museum of Natural History
1 Wade Oval Drive, University Circle
Cleveland, Ohio 44106
hr@cmnh.org
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted November 4th

Museum Registrar Prescott, AZ
Sharlot Hall Museum
The Prescott Historical Society is seeking a Museum Registrar to join their team at the Sharlot Hall Museum located in beautiful Prescott, AZ.
Please review the job description and apply here.
Search for Job Id 33821. Applications are due by 11/30/2017.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted November 4th

Assistant Dean for Special Collections and the Gallery South Orange, NJ
Seton Hall University
Job no: 493126
Full time/Part time: Full-time
Location: South Orange
Categories: Administrator
Reporting to the Dean of the University Libraries, the Assistant Dean for Special Collections & the Gallery provides leadership and daily oversight for the two departments and oversees all activities including collecting, processing, organizing, preserving, and making accessible collections of manuscripts, archives, Archdiocese of Newark archive, rare books, art and artifacts, digital collections and the website and web-based tools to accomplish this work. The Assistant Dean provides expertise and creativity in the curation, development, collection analysis, and selection of collections, supports the Dean in donor relations and community engagement and works collaboratively within the library, the university, and the larger community. Closely coordinates the common collection space and processing between Special Collections and the Gallery. Leads, supports and develops staff, administrators and library faculty in their development and in the development of services, monitors and assesses progress on the division's objectives, and participates in the next level/steps of planning for the University Libraries and the division.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted November 3rd

Specialist for Design and Install of Fine Art Exhibitions Champaign, IL
Krannert Art Museum
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Primary Position Function/Summary:
As a member of the exhibitions team this position reports to the Museum Registrar and Exhibitions Director. The successful candidate will plan and implement the preparation, installation/de-installation of works of art for exhibitions. In addition, this position will initiate the design, creation, dismantling, and inventory of all installation furnishings and signage for exhibitions.
Full posting here.
Application Deadline: November 24, 2017
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Assistant Archaeological Conservator
St. Augustine, FL
St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum
Job Summary:
Primary duty is to assist the Director of Archaeological Conservation and other Lighthouse Conservators in the management of an archaeological conservation laboratory, treating and processing mainly waterlogged material culture recovered from shipwrecks and other maritime sites. Provide administrative support to assist in the Collections Division mission of preserving collections to the highest standards.Work to ensure that the laboratory runs smoothly in coordination with its parent organization.
General duties include, but are not limited to, assisting with the day-to-day operation of the Museum, laboratory and office administration, computer analytical work, equipment maintenance, report writing and production, possible
fieldwork, and public education and outreach activities. Assist other Museum staff in maintaining laboratory and office professionalism, strong interoffice and external communication, and project evaluation.
Full job description here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted November 2nd

Museum Director Rugby, ND
Prairie Village Museum
Executive director position open at Prairie Village Museum
Preferred skills: nonprofit and/or museum management, marketing, fundraising, event planning.
Range: $30,000 - $35,000.
More info here.
Send cover letter, resume and 3 references to: Dennis Miller, 2869 64th St NE, Rugby, ND 58368 or pvm@gondtc.com
Open until filled
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted November 2nd

Director of Museum Stores & Visitor Services Pittsburgh, PA
Senator John Heinz History Center
The Heinz History Center, an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution and the largest history museum in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, seeks an Director of Museum Stores and Visitor Services. This individual has responsibility for overseeing the front of house operations of the History Center and leading a team of Customer Service Associates to achieve the goal of providing excellent customer service efficiently and effectively to all History Center visitors. Excellent customer service includes a friendly and welcoming admissions process, an engaging museum store, visitor services that meet all guests’ needs, and food service amenities, all with an entrepreneurial spirit.
The successful candidate will hire, train, and supervise all Customer Service Associates, in order to continue and build upon the History Center’s reputation for excellent customer service. The Director of Museum Stores and Visitor Services is the on-site lead for the TAM point-of-sale software and is responsible for managing all requests for help-desk support, SKU information and control, and reports for inventory sales, café sales, and admissions.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted November 2nd

Director & Curator Kings Mountain, NC
Kings Mountain Historical Museum
Applications Contact: Adria Focht
Email: kmhmdirector@outlook.com
Appointment Type: Full Time Salaried Overtime Exempt Employee
Compensation: Salary starts at $38,000
Deadline to Apply: Sunday, November 12, 2017.
Museum Website
Job Webpage
The Director & Curator is hired by and reports to the Board of Directors. The Board is seeking a highly motivated, enthusiast, and dynamic individual to provide leadership and manage the daily operations of the Kings Mountain Historical Museum (KMHM).
As the Director & Curator of a small museum, the ideal candidate must be willing to “wear many hats” and perform in various roles as necessary. The role requires a creative and hardworking self-starter with exceptional multitasking and problem-solving skills. Essential duties include, but are not limited to the following:
Full job posting here.
The ideal candidate would possess the following:
• Bachelor’s Degree in History, Museum Studies, Nonprofit Management, Anthropology, or related field. Advanced degree preferred.
• 2-5 years of experience in a museum or similar cultural institution
• A passion for history; ability to learn about and interpret the history of Kings Mountain and the surrounding region
• Management/leadership experience
• Exceptional written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
• Knowledge about historic preservation
• Business savvy and financial acumen
• Demonstrated excellence in project management
• Track record of being detail-oriented, organized, reliable, and flexible
• Experience with QuickBooks and PastPerfect a plus
Minimum Physical or Ability Requirements:
Candidate must be able to work various Saturdays and evening hours. Must be physically able to navigate through historic buildings with multiple flights of stairs and tight spaces, and able to lift up to 25 lbs.
Application Procedure:
Email cover letter, resume, and/or CV to kmhmdirector@outlook.com. Please indicate in the subject line of your email the position to which you are applying and where you learned of the opportunity. Please note that only those candidates invited for screening will be contacted.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted October 31st

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Administrative Assistant Kings Mountain, NC
Kings Mountain Historical Museum (KMHM)
Applications Contact: Adria Focht
Email: kmhmdirector@outlook.com
Appointment Type: Part Time Hourly Employee (average 20 hours per week)
Schedule: Tuesday – Friday 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Compensation: Hourly rate is $10.00 per hour
Deadline to Apply: Sunday, November 12, 2017.
Museum Website
Job Webpage
The Administrative Assistant is hired by and reports to KMHM’s Director & Curator, under the direction of the Board of Directors. KMHM is seeking a highly motivated, enthusiast, and dynamic individual to serve as the Museum’s Administrative Assistant.
Full posting here.
Application Procedure:
Email cover letter, resume, and/or CV to kmhmdirector@outlook.com. Please indicate in the subject line of your email the position to which you are applying and where you learned of the opportunity. Please note that only those candidates invited for screening will be contacted.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted October 31st

Tour Guide Clewiston, FL
Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum
Nature of Work:
The incumbent in this position is primarily responsible for leading individuals or groups of visitors throughout the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum providing them useful and interesting information in a narrative format about specific topics regarding the Seminole culture and history, museum exhibits and/or facilities. The individual greets visitors, invites them to sign guest register and directs them to the Orientation Theater. Monitors visitors throughout the exhibits and outside stations and cautions visitors not complying with museum regulations; distributes promotional materials, and answers questions concerning exhibits, museum facilities and/or regulations. This position reports to the Education Coordinator and is a non- exempt position.
Illustrative Tasks:
The listed duties are only illustrative and are not intended to describe every function that may be performed by this position. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed, if such duties are a logical assignment to the position.
- Greets and welcomes tour groups and/or individual visitors upon their arrival at the museum.
- Presents brief selected topics in Seminole culture and history to the visitors at scheduled and unscheduled times.
- Answers questions on the flow of traffic to the tour groups and/or individual visitors throughout the day concerning the exhibits, collections, special events, reservations and Museum facilities. Processes admission sales through the Point of Sale (POS), securing cash and voucher receipts.
- Directs visitors to the orientation theater. Collects tickets at entrance to Orientation Theater and presents brief summary topics in Seminole culture and history to the visitors at scheduled and unscheduled times. Ensures all classroom’s inventory and supplies are in place.
- Conducts a variety of tours (individual person, school groups, VIP guests) throughout Museum’s galleries, exhibitions, classrooms and boardwalks. Makes daily announcement of the tours. Conducts occasional behind the scenes tours of the Museum and facilities for VIP’s guests, special visiting groups and general public as previously scheduled.
- Provides guidance to the general public on the flow of traffic throughout the Museum and outside stations.
- Follows all guidelines and regulations in order to ensure the safety of tour groups and/or individual visitors as well as to safeguard the museum collections and exhibits.
- Distributes and collects Visitor’s Centers surveys. Documents and reports weekly number of tours performed.
- Keeps informed about changes in the exhibits and collections and make changes to guided tours accordingly.
- Assists with scheduling, including booking rooms for all Museums’ departments.
- Develops, schedules, and carries out the on-campus and off-campus outreach programs of the Seminole Tribe of Florida’s Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum, as requested.
- Participates in special events and educational assigned projects as requested. Make presentations, lectures, discussions, and other activities and events of interest to non-tribal members concerning the culture and history of the Seminole Tribe of Florida.
- Researches, studies and memorizes important information regarding the Seminole History and culture.
- Learns all needed skills and collaborates in all areas of endeavor necessary to the success of the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum
- May serve as backup person for the Museum Gift Shop Cashier.
- Attends and participates in Museum meetings and training classes as directed.
- Must adhere to all Seminole Tribe of Florida’s policies and procedures.
- Performs additional duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of the Seminole Tribe of Florida art, culture and history or ability and desire to learn.
- Ability to work independently and with limited supervision.
- Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills.
- Good appearance and pleasant speaking voice in order to communicate with the general public.
- Ability to speak comfortably before large crowds.
- Physically able to lead tours around the museum.
- Ability to interact and be comfortable meeting other people.
- Ability to learn Admissions Point of Sales procedures
- Must be willing and able to work with other museum departments to develop educational materials associated with the interpretation of the Museum, Boardwalk, Village, and grounds
- Demonstrates a positive attitude about the museum and the STOF.
- Ability to serve the Tribal community, the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the STOF Tribal community, general public, and co-workers.
Minimum Requirements:
High School diploma or equivalent GED is required. Two years of college with major coursework in History is preferred. Prior experience as a tour guide is preferred. Knowledge in Native American art, culture and history, especially Seminole is preferred. Possession of a valid Florida Driver’s License is required. Good appearance and pleasant speaking voice in order to communicate with the general public is required. Demonstrate excellent organizational and interpersonal skills including excellent written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrate proficiency in MS Excel, MS Word, and Outlook. Member of the Seminole Tribe of Florida is preferred. Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays.
Physical Demands:
Must be able to maneuver stairs without difficulty. Must be able to have sufficient visual and hearing capabilities to respond to public needs. The incumbent will be required to stand for long periods of times and will be subject to prolonged walking, standing, bending and carrying of light items. Must be able to life 50lbs.
Working Conditions:
Tour Guides usually work indoors but sometimes may work outside. While working outside the museum the incumbent is exposed to South Florida Weather including extreme temperature, humidity, rain, dust, etc.
How to Apply:
Interested applicants can send a cover letter and resume to Alyssa Boge at AlyssaBoge@semtribe.com.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted October 31st

Gallery and Program Director Port Angeles, WA
Port Angeles Fine Arts Center
Nature of Work:
Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Gallery and Program Director plans and manages the exhibitions and events of the Fine Arts Center. The Director will develop and present a yearly program calendar for the Executive Director and Board of Directors.
The Gallery & Program Director coordinates all gallery and some event related activities of the Center working with the Executive Director, Board of Directors and volunteer committees. The Director assists the Executive Director in achieving program and exhibition goals and objectives outlined in the Center budget and strategic plan. The Director also oversees operations of the gallery, outdoor art park and the docent program.
The position requires working a flexible schedule including most weekends and some evenings.
Full posting here.
Salary: $42,000 a year, plus $400 per month towards health care costs.
Application Materials:
- Resume (including exhibition history)
- Marketing portfolio
- Two writing samples
Application deadline: January 2nd.
No phone calls, please.
Email all application materials to jobs@pafac.org.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted October 29th

Museum Education Assistant Riverdale, Maryland
Riversdale House Museum
Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
Riversdale House Museum, a circa 1801 National Historic Landmark, seeks a dynamic and creative education assistant to join our staff. Built by Henri Joseph Stier, a wealthy Flemish aristocrat who fled his native Antwerp during the French Revolution, Riversdale interprets life in early Federal America. Stier's daughter, Rosalie Stier Calvert and her husband, George Calvert, a descendant of the Fifth Lord Baltimore and Maryland's founding family, raised their family on the site. Their son, Charles Benedict Calvert, founded what is now the University of Maryland College Park. Rich in primary sources, interpretation spans American, African American, women's, state, and local histories through a variety of programming, tours, and exhibits.
In collaboration with other staff, the candidate will be responsible for researching, creating, coordinating, implementing, and providing support for public programs, activities, special events, and exhibits. Particular emphasis will be given to developing curriculum for education programming and growing the current school field trip and Scout offerings. Additional responsibilities include volunteer training and administrative and marketing duties. There is ample opportunity for the candidate to create programs and pursue research based on his/her particular interests and background.
Position is part-time, up to 30 hours per week.
Full job posting & details here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted October 28th

Historic Site Gardener Riverdale, Maryland
Riversdale House Museum
Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Prince George's County, Parks and Recreation, Natural and Historical Resources Division is seeking a part-time Historic Site Gardener for the Riversdale House Museum Grounds location. The candidate will be responsible for planning, managing, maintaining, and interpreting the Riversdale public display kitchen garden and orchard which represents plantings during the interpretive period of 1801 to 1821. This includes researching historically appropriate crops and developing and maintaining a planting plan. Additional responsibilities include maintaining a volunteer corps, developing and executing educational workshops and programs for various ages, and collaborating with the Riversdale Kitchen Guild on foodways events.
This is a part-time position, up to 30 hours per week.
Full job description & details here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted October 28th