Curator of Science and Technology Columbia, SC
The South Carolina State Museum is currently seeking a candidate to fill the position of Curator of Science and Technology. This curatorial position serves as a generalist within the Science and Technology Collection. The museum has one curator for each area of focus including Art, Science and Technology, Natural History and Cultural History. Our Sci/Tech collection includes a broad range of material from one of the largest collections of American-made historic telescopes, automobiles and early television and radio to farming implements, to name just a few of the collecting and exhibition areas within Science and Technology. This position description can be accessed here.
We are looking for a knowledgeable and energetic individual to steer this area as we plan for the future. If you know of any potential candidates with this type of knowledge and experience, please let us know or pass this information along to them. If you have any questions, please contact HR Director Caroline Collins at Caroline.collins@scmuseum.org or 803-898-4939.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted April 26th

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Archaeology Programs Coordinator Montpelier Station, VA
The Montpelier Archaeology Department
Needed to support the archaeology department in day-to-day administrative tasks as they pertain to the objectives of the archaeology department and to provide support in organizing, administering, and implementing the LEARNArchaeology Expedition Programs.
For more information, please see here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted April 26th

Conservator Jefferson City, MO
Missouri Secretary of State
Definition: Conservators work as a team in Missouri's only publicly funded conservation lab for treatment of historically significant paper records, primarily from the 19th and early 20th century. Staff provide physical/chemical treatment to stabilize and repair the most significant documents in the State Archives collection and from local government offices primarily of rare and historical paper records (documents, maps, and books), with occasional stabilization of photographs. The primary work is in conservation treatment; occasional work in outreach (training and consultation) may be required.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted April 20th

Curator II - Curator of Exhibitions Columbia, SC
McKissick Museum
University of South Carolina
About the University:
The University of South Carolina, founded in 1801, has a tradition of more than 200 years of educational excellence. The University is now a comprehensive research university, with more than 350 degree programs offered on the Columbia campus through its 14 degree-granting colleges and schools. Degree programs extend from arts and humanities to health and physical science, business and engineering, many of which are nationally and internationally ranked.
The University of South Carolina's McKissick Museum fosters awareness and appreciation of the diversity of the American South's culture and environment, attending particularly to the importance of enduring folkways and traditions. It accomplishes these aims through original research about southern life, material culture, natural science, and decorative and fine arts by holding exhibitions, issuing publications and by public programming. It collaborates with the university community and outside constituents in documenting, collecting, and interpreting the region's culture, history, and natural environment.
Job Description:
The position is primarily responsible for the development and production of the McKissick Museum’s exhibition program. The Curator of Exhibitions formulates content, establishes schedules and work plans, supervises production, raises funds and creates interpretive materials. Individual must be knowledgeable about the Southern region, including the environment, history and culture. Curator shall have extensive knowledge in the formulation and production of exhibitions and other related materials.
Application Process:
For further information and to apply online, visit http://hr.sc.edu/employ.html, search
Requisition #011593 or "Curator II", complete application and attach resume and cover letter.
Notice to all applicants: If you are selected as a finalist, job references and a background check will be conducted. For additional information or to view the entire policy click, Job Reference and Background Checks policy.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status. If you have questions or need special accommodations during the application process due to a disability, please contact the Human Resources Employment Office at (803) 777-3821 or USCJobs@sc.edu.
Minimum Qualifications:
Master's degree in history, museology or a related field; or bachelor's degree in history, museology or a related field and 2 years related experience.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted April 20th


Cashier
Seattle, WA
Seattle Aquarium
Posted: Open to internal and external applicants
Reports to: Admissions manager
Status: Full time, non-exempt/hourly
Hours of work: 9am–5:30pm Monday through Sunday (generally but subject to change)
Full-time cashiers provide coverage approximately four days per week and work between 32 and 40 hours/week (average 38 hours/week). Qualified candidates must be available to work a combination of at least one weekend day per week as well as weekdays.
Dated needed: ASAP
Posting expires: Tuesday, May 2, 2017
About the Seattle Aquarium: The Seattle Aquarium is owned by the City of Seattle and under nonprofit management. The Aquarium currently serves over 825,000 visitors from around the world 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 $16 million.
Position overview: The primary function of the cashier is to work directly with the public to perform a variety of cashiering responsibilities. This includes offering a high level of customer service to our guests, including tourists from all around the world. Cashiers use a computerized POS (point of sale) called Galaxy Ticketing System and reservation system for all transactions. Cashiers provide information in person, as well as via computer and telephone, about exhibits, admission prices, memberships, education programs and events.
The ideal candidate will have knowledge of fundamental cash handling procedures, superior customer service skills, six months experience as a cashier or in a customer service related capacity and have experience working with highly diverse audiences. Applicants who speak a second language (ideally Spanish) are strongly preferred.
To read a full job description and for application instructions, visit our website at www.seattleaquarium.org/jobs.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted April 19th

Digital Education Manager Baltimore, MD
Maryland Historical Society
Over the past three years, the MdHS has introduced a thriving distance learning program, as well as an interactive online history curriculum that has been adopted by 16 of Maryland’s 24 school systems. We are fully committed to expanding digital offerings in the immediate future, including interactive digital gallery tours, increased of integration of technology into exhibitions, and streaming of lectures.
The ideal candidate for this position is a dynamic, high-energy individual who has experience in museum education, grasps the potential of technology in museums, has diverse technology skills, dreams big and makes it happen! This position reports to the Director of Education and is part of a department of 5 staff.
Responsibilities:
Manage Timeline Studio (distance learning programming)
Develop and revise programs for school and adult audiences
Share responsibility for program delivery with other Education staff
Oversee studio and its equipment
Spearhead development of digital tours and exhibition elements
Develop a series of interactive smartphone tours of the museum
Work with curatorial team to develop content for I-Pads embedded in exhibitions
Identify and implement innovative ways to maximize the impact of new gallery wi-fi
Provide technical support to Historical Investigations Portal (online history curriculum)
Partner with other Education staff on local history digital storytelling project for schools
Develop and implement strategy for using technology to make adult programs more accessible
Contribute to overall operations of the Education Department, including staffing school tours and family programs, writing lessons, and new program development.
Qualifications:
B.A. in Museum Studies, Museum Education, Public History or Education; M.A. preferred
Knowledge of and interest in U.S. and Maryland history
Strong technology skills, including knowledge of website development, Prezi, video editing, videoconferencing; knowledge of app creation a plus
Experience delivering engaging instruction to students, especially those in grades K-8
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and meticulous attention to detail
To apply:
Please email your resume and cover letter to Jennifer Frieman, Director of Education, at jfrieman@mdhs.org no later than May 1.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted April 19th

Registrar Saint Louis, MO
World Chess Hall of Fame
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
Minimum Experience: 2-3 years
Required Travel: 0-10%
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Accepting Applications through May 15, 2017. Review of applications will begin immediately.
Job Description and Position Summary:
The World Chess Hall of Fame (WCHOF) seeks an experienced Registrar. The Registrar will support the WCHOF’s exhibitions program by overseeing and managing all aspects of the permanent collection’s care, safety and documentation of the museum’s collection, which numbers over 10,000 objects in compliance with professional museum standards. The Registrar will also manage and maintain a database of the collection using PastPerfect, as well as arrange national and international loans and monitor environmental conditions in galleries. Other possible duties will include assisting with loaned objects for traveling exhibitions.
The Registrar will report to the Chief Curator and work closely with the Assistant Curator, Exhibitions Manager, Gallery Manager, and Gallery Attendants.
Job Responsibilities:
- Assist Curators with execution of agreements and contracts for loaned objects and independent contractors involved in exhibition-related activities
- Coordinate packing and shipping arrangements for objects on exhibition checklist, including loaned objects, (oversee handling, packing, movement, and inspection of all objects entering or leaving organization, including traveling exhibitions)
- Register incoming loans and track exhibition-related activity of all objects (in collection and loans) through PastPerfect, and ensure terms of loan are properly communicated to staff and upheld while object is in the care of WCHOF
- Arrange insurance for objects on loan working with insurance broker to ensure proper wall-to-wall coverage for loaned objects, updating broker with transit information, as well as providing them with a copy of the Exhibition checklist for proper coverage of objects on view
- Secure and manage rights and reproductions for loaned objects and ensure information is shared with PR, Web, and Education & Outreach
- Responsible for overseeing the inspection of objects entering and leaving WCHOF and the execution of incoming/outgoing condition reports
- Responsible for overseeing and coordinating object moves as related to gallery installation and desintallation for special events as well as for exhibitions activity
- Track exhibition expenses related to loans, shipping, installation needs, etc. for Exhibition Budget
- Process new acquisitions (through donation, purchase) to the collection, and apply established Collections Management procedures for their safekeeping, storage and movement
- Compose concise and accurate descriptions of objects
- Assign accession numbers to all uncatalogued objects in the museum’s collection, in accordance with the institution’s established registration system register and assign accession numbers to all objects in collection according to established registration system to a previously unaccessioned and uncataloged collection
- Establish procedures for maintaining records of accession, condition, and location of objects in collection, both permanent and loaned, and for overseeing movement, packing, and shipping of objects to conform to insurance regulations and best practices
- Maintain and monitor Cataloguing Guidelines, Collections Management Procedures, and update the Collections Management Policy
- Maintain and update WCHOF’s Facilities Report
- Monitor art storage and exhibition spaces for temperature/humidity, environmental hazards, safety, cleanliness, pests, and ongoing maintenance concerns
- Responsible for ensuring WCHOF’s compliance with AAM’s best practices and other state and federal laws regarding the collection and incoming loans
Position Requires:
- Bachelor’s Degree; Master’s Degree Preferred in Art History, History, Museum Studies or similar field
- Minimum of 2-3 years experience in a museum or similar non-profit center
- Excellent attention to detail
- Strong commitment to quality control, excellent communication, and collaboration
- Strong computer skills: expert facility with MS Office, including Word, PowerPoint, Google Drive, and Excel Experience with PastPerfect preferred
- Previous experience shipping loans and/or exhibitions domestically and internationally
- Knowledge of current best practices and standards in the field (including art handling, packing and shipping)
- Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills (both written and verbal)
- Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks and to meet competing deadlines in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
- Ability to be equally effective when working independently or as a part of a team
- Ability to manage multiple complex projects in a fast-paced work environment
- Some travel may be required
- The final candidate must successfully pass a background check
No chess playing skills required.
EOE
Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is identified. The anticipated start date for the position is June 1, 2017. Qualified applicants should send a letter outlining their interest and qualifications for this position, resume or CV, and three references to:
Shannon Bailey
Chief Curator
World Chess Hall of Fame
4652 Maryland Avenue
Saint Louis, MO 63018
(314) 367-9243 x103
shannon.bailey@worldchesshof.org
For Email submissions, please put REGISTRAR SEARCH in the subject line.
The Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis and World Chess Hall of Fame does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted April 19th

Grant Writer position (Part Time) St. Petersburg, FL
The Florida Holocaust Museum
Department: Development
Reports to: Director of Advancement
Hours: Part Time with the possibility of future Full Time employment
Job Description:
The Florida Holocaust Museum (The FHM) seeks an enthusiastic and dynamic Grant Writer who will be responsible for developing and writing winning grant proposals designed to secure funding from public institutions, private foundations, corporations and other grant-making entities to support and implement all aspects of the Museum’s program. The Grant Writer will possess exemplary writing and communication skills and will persuasively convey The FHM’s mission and programs to potential funders. Reporting to the Director of Advancement, this person will develop strategies, craft narratives, assemble and submit grant requests (including budgets), conduct prospect research, and maintain a calendar of submissions and reporting deadlines as well as creating and overseeing the necessary tracking systems and procedures.
Responsibilities:
- Conduct the full range of activities required to conceptualize, write, submit, and manage grant proposals
- Maintain calendar to ensure timely submission of letters of inquiry, proposals, and reports
- Liaise with finance, curatorial, visitor services, etc. to collect relevant financial, program, attendance and audience detail to create budgets and compelling collateral
- Comply with all grant reporting requirements
- Provide stewardship to current supporters by providing regular updates and giving key stakeholders opportunities to engage with leadership
- Research prospects for new grant support
- Assist with stewardship and recognition of institutional supporters
- Coordinate site visits for program officers and appointments for the Executive Director and the Director of Advancement with foundation leadership, as necessary
- Maintain records in database and in paper format, including grant tracking and reporting
- Maintain current and accurate list of institutional credit lines for print, website, donor wall and other collateral materials
- Assist with other fundraising projects as requested
Requirements:
The successful candidate will be able to craft funding proposals in a clear and compelling manner. Excellent writing, analytical and research skills are essential. Candidates must be detail-oriented, highly-organized and have impeccable discretion with regard to confidential information.
The Museum seeks a self-starter who is able to meet deadlines, work collaboratively and manage several projects at once. The ideal candidate will also have:
- 2-5 years of relevant work experience
- Bachelor's degree in a relevant field
- Ability to work well under pressure
- Exceptional communication skills with the ability to seek and synthesize information in a compelling and succinct form
- A solid understanding of budgets, as they relate to proposal and grant procurement
- A strong understanding of the development process and nature of foundation philanthropy
- Familiarity with Arts and Culture funders
- Proficiency with the Internet and computer software, specifically Microsoft Office. Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge a plus.
Salary Range: Salary will commensurate with experience, skills and knowledge.
To apply: Please send cover letter, resume and writing sample to: hrmanager@thefhm.org
No phone calls or faxes, please.
About The Florida Holocaust Museum:
The Florida Holocaust Museum honors the memory of millions of innocent men, women and children who suffered or died in the Holocaust. The Museum is dedicated to teaching members of all races and cultures to recognize the inherent worth and dignity of human life in order to prevent future genocide. One of only three American Alliance of Museum (AAM) accredited Holocaust museums, The Florida Holocaust Museum boasts an outstanding collection of contemporary visual art as well as the largest Holocaust research library in the Southeastern United States. Its permanent exhibition highlights the artifacts, photographs, documents and testimonies of Holocaust Survivors and Liberators who came to settle in Florida. Please visit www.thefhm.org for more information about the Museum and its programs.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted April 18th

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Part-Time Security Officer St. Louis, MO
The Saint Louis Art Museum
Part-Time. $13.35/hour
Reports to: Assigned Protection Supervisor
Specifications: High school diploma required, some college preferred. Prior Security Officer experience preferred. Must be able to obtain a valid Security Officer License in the City of St. Louis. Knowledge of radio procedures, computer skills, alarm systems, and emergency procedures preferred. Must be dedicated to duty, possess good judgment and discretion, while being diligent in the performance of his or her duties. Must be able to work flexible schedules and hours. Must be able to provide oral and written reports in a clear manner. Must be able to complete CPR/AED certification. Attendance must be reliable and punctual.
Job Purpose: To oversee and coordinate with other Museum departments, the total security operation of the Saint Louis Art Museum, which includes (but is not limited to) the safety of the staff, collections, building and the general public visiting the Museum; in particular, to control and/or safeguard against fire, theft, vandalism, and other undesirable events. Patrols, monitors, and inspects Museum Galleries for any irregular or unauthorized activities or unsafe conditions.
Duties/Work Performed:
• Meet with shift supervisor prior to shift for inspection and assignment; receive information pertaining to assignment of the day..
• Adhere to private security manual of Saint Louis Metropolitan Police Department.
• Comply with general orders.
• Make suggestions, convey observations and acquired information to his or her supervisor.
• Firmly, yet politely, advise Museum Staff and visitors of Museum policies.
• Give directions and answer questions. Maintain positive attitude with staff and visitors.
• Make scheduled patrols throughout the Museum buildings and exterior of same as required. Exterior areas include non-museum property, such as parking lots, when museum events are being held in those areas. Patrols are to be done on foot on bicycle, if officers have received bike patrol certification.
• May be requested to be responsible for the following duties:
- First Aid: monthly checks and maintenance of first aid kits, ordering supplies and monitoring AEDs.
- Instructing CPR classes.
- Installation and ordering of cameras for camera surveillance system; assist JCI when necessary.
- Fire Safety: Annual and monthly check of fire extinguishers, assist and escort fire safety personnel, set up and escort Halon system checks.
- Maintain and update the office dispatch book, manuals and maps
- May have to man the garage ticket booth when St. Louis Parking is not present.
• Investigate all incidents and prepare reports to assigned Protection Supervisor.
• Must be able to effectively monitor all building Security, Fire/Life Safety and HVAC systems. Will direct required resources to investigate alarms.
• Must be able to convey clear concise messages to staff and other public safety entities.
Special Responsibilities: May also be assigned to perform duties of a Dispatcher, or Gallery Attendant.
The above statements of this job description describe the general duties and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. They do not claim to describe all of the functions of this position. Employees may be assigned other duties and the essential functions may change or be changed from time to time.
Must apply online at http://www.slam.org/careers.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted April 15th

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Executive Assistant/Office Manager Shaker Heights, OH
Shaker Historical Society
The person who assumes this full-time, 40 hrs per week position will be the main contact for the museum, library and art gallery. He or she will be on site M-F, 9-5pm unless previously arranged with the Executive Director (with 30 minute lunch breaks). Some evening and weekend activities will also occupy this person’s time.
He or she will support the work of the director and board and will be exposed to all areas of the museum’s business. This person will have excellent customer service, organizational, administrative and computer skills and be a vital part of our 70 year old organization. As communication with the public and our members is such an important part of this role, the successful candidate will be an effective communicator, in writing and speaking, with superb grammar. After 70 years the Shaker Historical Society is on an exciting path and we look forward to receiving your application.
Additional responsibilities, which might for example include greater responsibilities in the art gallery, Spirit Tree gift shop, educational activities, fund-raising, and press/PR areas, will be determined based on the successful applicant's experience and interests.
The vacancy will remain open until filled. No calls please. Please email your application or send questions to Dr. Ware Petznick, Executive Director, wpetznick@shakerhistory.org.
Daily:
- Process mail & newspapers
- Check voicemail (ensure outgoing announcement is up to date)
- Answer phones
- Greet visitors
- Process Emails
- Update your time sheet*
- Update contacts for everyone as new contacts come in
- Add reservations to ED’s calendar as they come in (add the event form to the Outlook calendar)
- Help open and close (lights, cash boxes, coffee maker)
Weekly:
- Remind Sunday docent to collect/return key
- Process memberships with letter, card and upcoming events
- Facebook posts / social media calendars
- Update calendars on website, banners for important things on home page
- Deposit checks (US BANK on Lee -right side of road almost to Cedar)
- Update eTapestry database with financial, visitor, membership and programming information (from guest book and from Spirit Tree binder)
- Prepare posters for upcoming events, print and distribute per calendar (update posters in Lobby)
Monthly:
- Process newspaper clippings (log, scan, print and discard original)
- Report volunteer hours, visitation numbers to OHS/ED
- Send membership reminders for that month
- Print an alpha by last name list of current members and put in the Spirit Tree binder
- Maintain daily sheets in the binder
- Schedule volunteers (Board members at board meetings bi-monthly)
- Check if Board contact sheet is up-to-date
- Order office supplies (perhaps bi-weekly) check white board for things needed
- Prepare list of new members, donations for newsletter
- Send upcoming events notice to OHS for ECHOES newsletter
- Monthly – Executive Committee and Board Meetings
- Prepare a report of your accomplishments since the last ExCom meeting & send to ED
- Include financial information of memberships/volunteers
- Print upcoming calendar for board members to sign up for docent duty
Every Six Months: Prepare for a review
Yearly:
- Total visitation, volunteer and membership figures
- Print mailing lists to distribute to ED and Board to review BEFORE mass mailings (suggest Aug/Sep)
- Prepare CAC application and annual review information.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted April 15th

Preparator St. Louis, MO
The Saint Louis Art Museum
Reports to: Head Preparator
Specifications: High school diploma required, at least 1-2 years’ experience in exhibit installation and preparation preferred; knowledge of fine arts, artistic materials and exhibit construction desired. Job requires good communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to lift heavy objects.
Job Purpose: To provide for the safe handling, storage, movement, and installation of all types of works of art.
Duties/Work Performed:
Responsibilities:
• Install works of art in galleries as required for all permanent and temporary exhibitions and gallery rotations at the Museum, working with Curators, Conservators, Engineers, Designers, and Cabinetmakers
• Move art objects, including their mounts, lifts, pedestals, vitrines, etc. within the Museum building under the direction of the Head Preparator and/or the Registration Staff for the purposes of gallery installations, acquisition meetings, packing and shipping, photography, and other events as assigned.
• See that works of art are properly placed in storage and that accurate locations for all art movement are reported.
• Ensure that platforms, pedestals, casework, and works of art on display in the Museum’s galleries are dusted on a regular basis.
• Assist in the pick-up and delivery of art objects outside the Museum, and with the installation of objects in private homes of donors and lenders.
 Wrap and pack art objects for storage or shipment Pack exhibition furniture for storage and transport to and from warehouse location.
 Organize material in off-site storage and assist registration staff in keeping accurate locations of this material as well as existing crates and other packing containers.
• Prepare exhibition furniture for display by ensuring that pedestals/ casework are properly covered using conservation approved materials to help in the long-term preservation of works of art.
• Develop familiarity with the collection and assistant registrations staff in recording specialized handling or installation needs for various works of art
• Assist in the continued development and improvement of current installation procedures
• Assist Head Preparator in planning and implementing upcoming work assignments; also helps to make sure that workspaces are well organized and also well supplied.
• May be responsible for installation projects as assigned by the Head Preparator
• May serve as team leader in the absence of the Head Preparator
• Special projects as assigned.
Must apply online at www.slam.org/careers.
The above statements of this job description describe the general duties and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. They do not claim to describe all of the functions of this position. Employees may be assigned other duties and the essential functions may change or be changed from time to time.
The Saint Louis Art Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted April 14th

Preparator, Vertebrate Paleontology Los Angeles, CA
Worker Category :Temporary Full-Time
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHM) seeks a Preparator to oversee the fossil preparation program for its vertebrate fossil collections.
The successful candidate will manage the daily operations of the Preparation Lab in the Department of Vertebrate Paleontology. Preparation will be based on priorities set by the curatorial staff including new projects and existing collections. Work will involve preparation and conservation of both micro- and macro-fossil specimens. In addition to mechanical preparation, experience with acid preparation is desirable. The candidate will supervise and train volunteers and students in fossil preparation. He/she will be responsible for documenting and archiving all preparation activities in conjunction with collections staff and order supplies accordingly. He/she will manage the lab’s safety including chemical storage and personnel equipment. The successful candidate will be experienced in using and caring for all necessary lab tools including specialized ones, such as air scribes and air abraders. He/she will be knowledgeable about and capable of overseeing the use of consolidants, the handling of large specimens, building support cradles, and making molds and casts. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience with digitization techniques that help inform preparation and conservation of specimens, but those willing to experiment with novel techniques and tools will also be considered.
The successful candidate will have a relevant Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with a minimum of two years of demonstrated professional experience in a fossil preparation lab and with fieldwork. He/she will demonstrate a high level of professional skill, innovation, and cooperativeness. Exceptional manual dexterity, hand-eye coordination, attention to detail and interpersonal relations, as well as outstanding organizational skills and the ability to work independently with strong problem solving skills are required. The position requires a California (or other valid) driver’s license, the ability to lift heavy objects, and to operate in non-office conditions. Experience with collection databases, particularly Emu software, is highly desirable. This is not a research position.
The NHM’s mission is to inspire wonder, discovery, and responsibility for our natural and cultural worlds. Our strategic intent – “To be the best at communicating how our planet and life on it changes overtime and why this matters”- guides our priorities for the next decade. The ability to communicate effectively and engage with a wide variety of audiences, including the public and the NHM’s various stakeholders is paramount. The Preparator will actively participate in a broad range of museum activities, such as training educators, public communications, media interactions, fundraising, and citizen science initiatives. The candidate must possess a positive attitude and be proactive with regards to public engagement.
This is a full-time hourly position with an initial two-year appointment amendable for additional years depending on availability of funding. Salary and title commensurate with experience, plus benefits offered. Work may include occasional weekends. Application deadline is May 15th 2017. Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, salary history, and the full contact information of at least three professional references to thayden@nhm.org. Natural History Museum Preparator Search, Research & Collections, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, 900 Exposition Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90007, USA.
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted April 14th

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Coordinator, Hall of Champions
Tucson, AZ
The University of Arizona
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Full Time
Position Summary:
This position is responsible for assisting with the oversight of the department's heritage museum the Jim Click Hall of Champions, scheduling of internal and external events, facility tours, tracking community outreach program results and budgets along with assisting in overall department initiatives.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted April 14th

Associate Registrar and Collection Care Specialist Medford, MA
Aidekman Arts Complex
Tufts University
Description:
This is a part-time position at 21 hours per week.
The Associate Registrar and Collections Care Specialist works under the supervision of the Registrar and facilitates care and control of physical objects. Activities include cataloguing objects, art handling, exhibition support and records management.
Duties:
- Coordinates with the Registrar to update and expand documentation related to the Permanent Collection in paper files, database records and collection archives. Contribute to the development of cataloguing solutions to improve systems of record management and accuracy of collection data to ensure integrity of database.
- Maintain and monitor environmental conditions, security standards and housing methods of objects in storage and on display. Manage all aspects of object display including fabrication of mounts, matting and framing. Maintain tools, hardware and installation supplies.
- Contract with outside vendors as needed for conservation, installation, packing, shipping and photography.
- Coordinate conservation and preservation projects and treatment. Work with Registrar to establish conservation priorities and develop Conservation Long Range Plan.
- Collaborate with Education and Exhibitions staff members to facilitate access to collections for coursework and research and to display objects from the Permanent Collection in the Koppelman Gallery and other venues. Activities include drafting checklists, providing images, researching relevant objects for inclusion in exhibits and preparing label copy.
- Inventory objects annually and through daily movement logs. Oversee object movement, packing and shipping.
- Acts as a courier (or designates a courier) to deliver artwork to conservators, framers and/or borrowing institutions.
- Design, plan and implement improvements to on-campus and off-site storage facilities.
- Manage photographic services- Activities include supervision of contract photographers, storage of digital image files and provides rights and reproduction services.
- Train and oversee student workers, interns and volunteers.
Qualifications:
Basic Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree in history, art history, library science, museum studies or related field.
3-5 years of experience in a museum environment involving collection registration work and or collections management, as well as object handling.
Extensive knowledge of collections handling techniques, as well as recommended museum standards and practices of registration, art handling, conservation and preservation.
Experience with object mounting and display techniques, including matting, framing and construction of basic housing and mounts.
Proficiency with collections management software (PastPerfect) and knowledge of museum cataloguing standards and registration techniques.
Excellent communication skills.
Tufts University is an AA/EO employer and actively seeks candidates from diverse backgrounds. Please see the Tufts University non-discrimination statement.
Apply here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted April 14th

Curator of Education Wichita Falls, TX
The Wichita Falls Museum of Art at Midwestern State University (WFMA) seeks a Curator of Education to develop, oversee, and implement educational programs consistent with the Museum’s mission and the University’s liberal arts focus. This new position offers an opportunity to create an innovative museum education program within a dynamic art museum aligned with a leading public liberal arts university. The Curator of Education will be responsible to create and implement the Museum’s Interpretive Plan that describes museum education at the WFMA. The Curator of Education works closely with the Museum Director, the Curator of Exhibitions and Collections, and the Community Engagement Manager to shape the museum experience through public programs and new technology approaches. The Curator of Education will develop both ongoing educational programs and exhibition-related programming to engage the Museum’s diverse audiences.
The Curator of Education designs and produces a variety of museum experiences including K – 12 classroom-based programs, workshops, lectures, gallery talks, and adult education programs working in conjunction with Museum staff, WFISD teachers, and the MSU community. The Curator of Education supervises the docent program to ensure that all volunteer docents are trained in current pedagogical practices in Visual Thinking Strategies, and are motivated and appreciated. The position offers the opportunity to teach informal courses at the Museum and one formal course annually through the MSU Juanita and Ralph Harvey School of Visual Arts.
The WFMA at MSU is looking for a Curator of Education to lead our Museum Education program. Desired qualities of this individual are:
- Masters Degree in Museum Education, Arts Education, Art History, Fine Art, Museum Studies, or a related field
- Prior experience as a Museum Educator
- Working knowledge of American art history
- Working knowledge of current museum best practices
- Excellent communication skills to work in museum team environment and with the public and with MSU faculty, staff and students
- Strong organizational skills with accuracy and attention to detail
General Information:
A full job description may be found online here.
Starting Date is September 1, 2017
To apply, submit a state of Texas application, letter of application, resume and list of three references to the Human Resources Department at the address below:
Midwestern State University
Human Resources Department
3410 Taft Boulevard
Wichita Falls, TX 76308
Phone: 940-397-4221
Fax: 940-397-4780
E-mail: human.resources@mwsu.edu.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted April 13th

Director of Learning and Community Engagement Tulsa, OK
Gilcrease Museum
Position Summary:
The Director of Learning and Community Engagement reports to the Gilcrease Museum Executive Director and is responsible for implementing the museum’s general education mission and philosophy through innovative engagement and learning opportunities for all ages. The Director will help guide and articulate the museum’s role as a community and university resource and will be an effective spokesperson and ambassador for the department.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted April 13th

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Executive Director
Fort Pierce,FL
A.E. Backus Museum & Gallery
Application Deadline: June 1, 2017
Exceptional opportunity to lead a dynamic Museum steeped in history, but with a contemporary directive, on Florida’s unspoiled Treasure Coast. The newly re- built Museum is well organized by a strong volunteer force and operated by a small dedicated staff. The Board of Directors seeks to find a qualified candidate to replace the current Executive Director who is retiring after 19 years.
The A.E. Backus Museum & Gallery seeks an experienced, entrepreneurial, innovative and business-minded individual to lead the Museum during its next stage of growth. The Director will be responsible for furthering the goals and mission of the Backus Museum. The Director will also be responsible supervising curatorial activities, exhibition acquisition and establishing the annual exhibition and special events and educational schedule.
Of significant importance is the responsibility for maintaining and fostering the Museum’s 57 year image of exceptionalism. The Director must be able to capitalize on the Backus’ existing strengths and provide leadership and management for the next chapter in the Museum’s history
The ideal candidate will be an energetic Museum professional enthusiastic about growing an institution and with a commitment to working with diverse populations. This is a hands-on, active position and requires personal involvement assisting staff, volunteers and the Board with the running of the Museum and its events.
Responsibilities:
- As Executive Director, manage the operational and administrative duties of the Backus in an efficient and effective manner.
- Oversee budget development and financial management; ensure the accuracy and integrity of complete financial and accounting records and reports.
- Work with the Exhibition Coordinator to develop plans for exhibitions and programs, including exhibition sponsorships.
- Manage consignment sales of A.E. Backus originals.
- Working with the Collection Curator, oversee the appraisals of Backus paintings.
- Direct the full range of responsibilities for the Museum’s Human Resources requirements.
- Ensure the efficient operation and maintenance of the facility, including HVAC systems, technology systems, security systems, janitorial staff, and grounds.
- Maintain and oversee the effective safety and security of the Museum.
- Enhance the Backus marketing program to raise awareness and grow audiences.
- Enhance the development of web-based marketing and strong social media presence.
- Collaborate with community partners to enhance the arts in the area.
- Participate in Board meetings as Director and administrator of the Museum.
- As Chief Fundraiser, engage vigorously and effectively in development and fundraising.
- Develop and lead fundraising events, annual fundraising initiatives, specific grant proposals, capital campaigns, and membership campaigns.
- Cultivate and strengthen relationships and communications with members, Board of Directors, governmental entities, the volunteer corps, donors, Backus collectors and supporters of the Museum.
- Providing a high degree of visibility in the community, strengthening community relationships and serving as chief spokesperson for the Backus.
- Oversee and enhance innovation in the Museum’s online presence as well as increase digital components within the Museum.
- As Chief Strategic Planner provide visionary leadership in long-range planning and implementation.
- Lead the Board of Directors in an annual strategic planning retreat.
Candidate Profile:
- Possession of a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study is required and an advanced degree is preferred.
- Relevant executive experience working with a board of directors and leading a staff.
- A minimum of five years of successful, leadership responsibility which includes executive experience in a Museum environment.
- Exceptional skills in development, fundraising, marketing and financial management.
- Experience and proficiency with QuickBooks, MS Office programs and donor and collection management software.
- Experience in successful grant writing.
- Strong skills in written and verbal communication and organization (Please provide professional writing samples).
- Possess an entrepreneurial spirit, including the capacity to develop innovative strategies for income generation, audience-building, and programming.
- Possess the capacity to develop and maintain positive relationships with members, donors, exhibitors, collectors, community constituents and stakeholders.
- Possess a strong work ethic, a can-do attitude and high level of energy.
- Safe driving record
Employment Contract and Salary Range and Benefits:
- Successful candidate will be required to sign an employment contract as well as a non-compete and a confidentiality agreement with the Museum.
- All finalists will undergo a thorough background check.
- Compensation will range between $58,000 - $65,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience.
- Company car for transporting artwork and supplies as well as personal use.
- 2 weeks paid vacation after the completion of one full year of employment
- 14 paid sick days annually
- Retirement plan
- Cellphone
- Partial reimbursement of monthly health insurance premium (no group policy is offered).
Physical Requirements:
- This position requires an ability to sit, stand, walk, bend, lift, reach up, stoop and carry items occasionally more than 30 pounds. It also requires manual dexterity, visual acuity and ability to operate standard office machines such as, copier, computer, projector, fax, sound system, telephone, and other equipment.
- This description is intended to indicate an outline of the job’s requirements and expectations. It is not intended to be a contract for employment. The employer reserves the right to make any necessary revisions to the job description at any time without notice.
About the Museum:
Located in a City park along the beautiful Indian River Lagoon, the A.E. Backus Museum is fresh from a $1.4 million-dollar expansion, which doubled its size, redesigned exhibits and included a Museum Store expansion. Housing the nation’s largest public exhibition of artwork by Florida’s preeminent painter, A.E. Backus, the Museum also offers the only permanent multi-media exhibition on the internationally acclaimed, outsider artists known as The Florida Highwaymen.
Established in 1960 as the Gallery of Fort Pierce, the Museum has grown and expanded its facility, collection and vision over the years. Changing exhibits from artists of national and international acclaim round out the Museum’s Florida centered mission. The new outdoor Mural Plaza opens onto a park that borders the Indian River Lagoon and offers a place for fresh air and artistic inspiration. Families and school groups will enjoy the Art & History Scavenger Hunt which is open to the public and free of charge. The Museum offers a lecture series, hands on art workshops and continuing classes in a variety of mediums.
To Apply Send:
- A short video of interest
- Current and verifiable resume
- Copy of college/graduate school transcripts
- Two samples of professional writing (articles, funding requests, newsletter articles, published papers, etc.)
- List of three professional references with email contact information
- Send information to Applications@BackusMuseum.com.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted April 13th

Animal Care Assistant Washington, DC
National Museum of Natural History
Statementof Work:
1. Project Summary
The National Museum of Natural History has a requirement for an Animal Care Assistant within its Branch of Learning Venues and Visitor Experience. A fixed price contract will be awarded. The Coordinator will be needed to be onsite Sunday to Thursday.
2. Context: Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History
This contract position is located in the Branch of Learning Venues and Visitor Services (LVVE) of the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), Smithsonian Institution (SI). The Branch of Learning Venues and Visitor Experience is responsible for implementing for NMNH a myriad of services for daily visitor operations and activities in the public areas of the Museum and in the volunteer program. The position is responsible in assisting with the animal care and maintenance of the Insect Zoo and Butterfly Pavilion.
The contractor assists with the operations of the Insect Zoo and Butterfly Pavilion of the National Museum of Natural History serving over 7 million visitors annually. The Learning Venues and Visitor Experience team interfaces with the majority of Museum Offices including Education, Exhibitions, Special Events, Office of Facilities Management, Security, Building Management, Information Technology, Restaurant Associates, Administration and partner organizations including Central Smithsonian Office of Visitor Services and Smithsonian Enterprises.
The contractor upholds the Smithsonian, National Museum of Natural History’s philosophy, vision and core standards for visitor service. Their primary focus is to ensure that the visitors’ “first and last impression” of their experience at the museum is a positive, productive and memorable one.
3. Deliverables
The Animal Care Assistant is responsible for:
- Preparing the Insect Zoo for arriving visitors by cleaning exhibit cases and feeding the live arthropods used by volunteers on interactive carts.
- Preparing the Butterfly Pavilion for visitors by cleaning all surfaces in the pavilion, watering plants, stocking fruit stations, cleaning chrysalis cases, and draining flower beds.
- Assist Horticulture Department in the installation of new plants
- Keeping accurate chrysalis emergence data used in the annual USDA report
- Cleaning and maintaining exhibit cases
- Keeping accurate arthropod care data sheets to track health of arthropods
- Maintaining a clean lab including emergence cases and maintaining arthropods housed in the lab
- Feeding all animals
- Collecting plant materials for arthropods
- Keeping staff informed when supplies are needed
- Fulling USDA requirements by inspecting existing visitors for potential hidden butterflies on their person(at least 2 hours per day)
- Conducting tarantula feedings when volunteers are not available
- Follow all USDA and Smithsonian guidelines and directives including proper waste disposal
- Assist with annual Insect Zoo and Butterfly Pavilion maintenance
4. Requirements
Contractor must be available to work onsite at the National Museum of Natural History.
Contractor must work 40 hours per week, including one weekend day (Sundays) and pre-arranged holidays that fall Sunday-Thursday.
Contractor must be able to lift 50 pounds. Contractor will work in hot humid environments for extended periods of time.
Qualifications include:
- Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in the Biological Sciences or related fields
- Enthusiasm for working with a diversity of students, scientists, museum educators, other museum staff, and visitors
- Knowledge and skill in oral, written and digital communication sufficient to address varied audiences and to serve as an interface between multiple museum constituents and stakeholders
- Outstanding organizational skills and demonstrated ability to follow procedures and policies to maintain safety and security at an institution
- Exceptional customer service skills
- Must be prepared to obtain a DUNS number and register in the System for Award Management (SAM) prior to start date.
4. Scope, Timeframe, and Fee
All project activities and deliverables will begin no later than June 1, 2017 and completed no later than June 1, 2018.
The nature of the deliverables demands that this work will be conducted onsite at the NMNH, in an office, lab, and exhibit environment and occasionally outdoors. Contractor will be onsite 8 hours per day Sunday through Thursday with some pre-arranged evenings and holidays.
5. Proposal and Preparation Instructions and Selection Process
General. On or before 5:00 PM in the vendor’s time zone on Friday May 1, 2017. Offerors will be expected to provide a proposal in its entirety, via email to Eric Wenzel, Butterfly Pavilion Lead at Wenzelc@si.edu. At the minimum, offerors need to demonstrate that they meet the acceptability standards, including that they have the ability to perform the requirements in a timely manner.
Proposal Checklist:
- Full Name, Street Address, Telephone Number
- Schedule
Acknowledgement of your availability to work a Sunday-Thursday schedule as well as required holidays
- Resume(s)
Include your resume and references
- Capability to Perform
1-2 paragraphs about your ability to perform the work required, in terms of current skills and ability
- Experience
Provide 3- 5 examples of specialized experience and demonstrated technical competence in performing similar work as requested here, preferably completed within the last five years
- Cost
State the price for the work.
Award of a contract shall be made to the responsive, responsible offeror, whose technical proposal is, in the opinion of the Contracting Officer, determined to be the most advantageous and in the best interest of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History.
Inquiries
Inquiries regarding this Request for Proposal should be directed via email to Eric Wenzel at Wenzelc@si.edu with the subject line “Animal Care Assistant Inquiry”.
Interviews:
It is the intention of the Smithsonian to interview a select group of responsive offerors; however, it is possible that interviews may not occur. Consequently, it is important that all responses to this request be complete and include all necessary information.
Submission of Proposals:
The Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History reserves the right to reject any or all proposals received in response to this request. Notice will be provided indicating that an award may be made. It is therefore emphasized that all proposals should be submitted initially on the most favorable terms that the offeror can submit. Written proposals must be received 5:00 PM in the offeror’s time zone, on May 1, 2017.
Disposition of Proposals:
All information submitted in response to this Request for Proposal shall become the property of the Smithsonian and shall not be returned.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted April 12th

Executive Director Hillsboro, Oregon
Washington County Museum
The Washington County Museum (WCM) seeks a dynamic Executive Director to lead the institution through a period of growth and beyond. The new CEO will take the reins of the Tualatin Valley’s leading cultural organization, as it begins the implementation of a ten year strategic plan.
Institutional Overview:
The WCM currently operates two facilities through a partnership between the Washington County Historical Society and the Washington County government. The facility in Rock Creek consists of the administration offices, the archives and artifact repository. The collections include a wide range of items related to the cultural heritage of the Tualatin Valley, including an estimated 30,000 objects and more than 60,000 images. The exhibition and education center is located in the Hillsboro Civic Center. Through the center WCM offers a variety of temporary and long-term exhibits, programs and events that emphasize the arts, sciences and humanities at they relate to Washington County. Educational opportunities also include outreach programs for schools and community youth groups. Discover more at www.WashingtonCountyMuseum.org.
Job Description:
The Executive Director is the chief executive officer of WCM and is responsible to the Board of Directors for all museum operations. He/she is responsible for the fundraising activities, finance and budgeting and keeps funders apprised of services, accomplishments and needs. The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Museum, personnel management, marketing and outreach, leadership, strategic planning, policy development, exhibitions and collections, professional standards, educational programs, facilities maintenance, operations, liaising with the board, and representing the museum externally. The Director will be offered a competitive salary with benefits, contingent upon experience.
Requirements:
The position requires a combination of strong professional credentials and demonstrated skills and success in development and community outreach. The successful candidate should present most of the following:
- Development and Fund-raising
** Record of fundraising success, particularly the demonstrated ability to reach out to, inspire, cultivate, listen to, and build relationships with donors.
** Exposure to planned giving, major gifts, and with capital campaigns is a plus.
** With the Finance Committee, able to create and monitor operating and capital budgets
** Demonstrated business and fiscal management strength.
- Museum Leadership
** Leadership and museum-management experience, skills, and credentials.
** Ability and enthusiasm to lead a mid-sized museum where the Director works on a variety of fronts and wears multiple hats.
** Knowledge of museum standards, best practices, and trends
** Museum experience, including managing and motivating staff, working with and engaging boards, and collaborating with external partners.
** Managerial style to empower and be accessible to staff.
** Strong organizational and communication skills.
** Experience working with or for municipal or county officials is an asset
- Community Relationships
** Inspirational and motivational leader to serve as the public face of the Museum in the community.
** Capability and experience to work well with a variety of stakeholders, including, civic leaders, cultural partners, and museum members and volunteers.
** Wants to play a civic-leadership role in the ongoing and successful revitalization of the city and county and its rapid growth in cultural offerings.
** Enthusiasm for the broad mission and for engaging the public
- Personal Characteristics
** Accessible, welcoming, gracious, sincere, and sociable person, with a personality compatible with a hospitable and friendly city.
** Gentle” change agent -- open to new ideas and willing to take sensible risks, but also respectful of tradition
** Vibrant, engaging public speaker
** Enthusiastic about educating the public about history and art.
** Receptive to incorporating new technologies as appropriate in marketing, education programs, exhibitions, and interpretation of collections
** Expertise, flair, skills, and desire to rebrand and market the Museum to a broader, more diverse audience, beyond the Museum’s traditional audiences, to better reflect the population profile of the region.
How To Apply:
Apply in confidence to Employment@WashingtonCountyMuseum.org. Email cover letter, résumé (.pdf preferred), salary requirement, and names of 3 references with contact information. References will not be contacted without prior permission of the applicant. Review of applications will begin May 1, 2017 and process will remain open until the position is filled. Nominations welcome. The Washington County Museum is an equal opportunity employer.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted April 11th

Fundraising Manager Washington, D.C.
National Woman's Party at the Belmont-Paul Women's Equality National Monument
The historic National Woman’s Party at the Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument, located on Capitol Hill has an immediate opening for a full-time Fundraising Manager. The ideal candidate will have at least three years’ experience preferably in a local non-profit environment, a working knowledge of women’s organizations, and strong writing skills. A positive attitude, high degree of initiative, and strong work ethic are essential for the position.
Job Summary: The Fundraising Manager is responsible for the advancement of all fundraising campaigns for the National Woman’s Party. The Fundraising Manager will work closely with the Executive Director and the Fundraising Committee to effectively outline the annual fundraising plan for the organization and to perform the day-to-day execution and aggressive implementation schedule needed to fulfill the annual fundraising goal. Must be able to work productively within a small-team/hands on environment.
Requirements: A college degree with a minimum 3-5 years’ experience in researching, cultivating, and soliciting varied funding sources. A background in women’s organizations and/or politics is preferred; background in special events, foundation grants, and/or museums is a plus. The ability to work with relational databases and strong written and oral communication skills are required. The successful candidate will have outstanding interpersonal and organizational skills, have the ability to work with a wide range of individuals, a willingness to engage with donors and patrons, the ability to meet deadlines and must be a team player. Candidates must also have a proven track record of participating and leading successful fundraising campaigns.
If interested, please submit a cover letter and resume to Page Harrington, Executive Director at info@nationalwomansparty.org for consideration. No phone calls please.
Primary Duties:
- Propose and execute strategies on all primary fundraising campaigns including NWP membership, End of Year Campaign, and individual and corporate giving programs
- Work with the Executive Director, Board of Directors, and event management consultant to execute the annual Alice Award Luncheon and campaign
- Work with Executive Director and Fundraising Committee on donor/prospect research and create giving profiles as needed
- Provide professional support to the Board of Directors and the Executive Director in their fundraising efforts
- Create and manage a calendar for the annual renewals, appeal letters, and lapsed donor solicitations
- Administer the NWP’s fundraising database, to include regular administration and updates, inputting records, processing gifts, list pulls and creating reports, and staff training
- With support from part-time museum assistants, organize and execute the NWP Annual Meeting (held in March) related to the ongoing quest for women’s equality
- Pursue and develop relationships with a broad cross-section of organizations and audiences to develop programs that appeal to local, regional, national, and international audiences
- With support from part-time museum assistants, manage and execute evening Equality Salon discussions for members, and cultivation events for potential donors
- Create detailed reports and materials, weekly call sheets, and analyze monthly data for Executive Director and Fundraising Committee
- Oversee work of part-time staff to manage all income spreadsheets and monthly reports to stay on track for reaching fiscal fundraising goals
- Manage dissemination of all fundraising collateral and e-blasts by part-time staff/interns
- Manage timely membership acknowledgment and gift fulfillment by part-time staff/interns
- Launch the strategy and timeline for all membership mailings and email communications including acquisitions, renewals, upgrades, invitations, general communications and other annual appeals
- Set and guide the fundraising strategy for all print and electronic collateral including, but not limited to, newsletters, brochures, social media, and the organization’s website to consistently communicate the organization’s mission and fundraising efforts
- Coordinate the organization’s efforts to promote and increase membership on site, as well as through community outreach and special events
- Work as a team member on a wide range of fundraising and engagement strategies for members, donors, and volunteers
- Other duties as assigned
Required Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree is required
- At least 3-5 years of successful experience in the development and implementation of programming in a museum or similar arts or history education institution
- Experience working with diverse groups of adults and communities
- Creative thinker with demonstrated knowledge and experience developing and implementing a wide range of programs for varied audiences
- Excellent leadership, project management, planning and organizational skills with attention to detail
- Effective verbal and written communication, presentation and problem-solving skills
- Flexibility, with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
- Team-building skills with the ability to work cooperatively with staff
- Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment. Interest in collaborating with a wide range of stakeholders and constituents
- Ability to see, understand and communicate the big picture as well as translate into actionable next steps
- Requires impeccable discretion, unflappable approach and behavior
- This position will need to respond to the needs of a fast-paced operation which requires after-hours availability
Annual Salary range $46,000 to $52,000
Diverse Candidates Are Encouraged To Apply.
The National Woman’s Party is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory work environment, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The National Woman’s Party is committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion, respect and integrity, customer focus, and innovation.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted April 11th

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Post-Baccalaureate Museum Registration Fellow
Northampton, MA
Museum of Art
Smith College
Smith College is accepting applications for a Post-Baccalaureate Museum Registration Fellow. Reporting to the Collections Manager/Register, the successful candidate handles routine aspects of the intake process for new acquisitions and loans, works with donors, curators, shippers, and collection management staff; locates and provides digital images and responds to publication permission requests; assists with management of the digital archive and preparation for photography sessions. More in depth responsibilities will involve research on objects under consideration for deaccessioning or disposal. This is a 1 year, limited-term position with the possibility of renewal.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Art Intake: Coordinate work-flow related to intake of art works including shipping arrangements, creation of database records, examination of condition and creating formal receipts for objects, scheduling of photography, applying accession number labels to objects using appropriate materials, and identifying a permanent storage location.
- Deaccession/Disposal and Old Loan Research: Gather and analyze information on objects under consideration for removal from the collection; researching donor intentions, locating heirs when necessary, checking current condition of objects and making photo-documentation; investigating disposal possibilities such as auction sales or transfers to other public collections, and coordinating with curators to prepare proposals for overseer review.
- Digital Archiving: Assist with data-cleanup in the museum image archive.
- Image Requests: Locate and send out requested collection images; prepare permission documents and invoices.
- Schedule and Prepare Works for Photography: Maintain running list of objects for upcoming photography session.
Minimum Qualifications:
Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in art history, library science, or a preservation field. Experience and demonstrated success with work involving organization of data and attention to details. Strong research skills, hands-on experience with original works of art, and experience with collections databases and a museum environment highly preferred.
Skills: Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, strong basic competence with computers, and ability to be attentive to detail. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to work with others cooperatively and independently. Must be willing/able to lift up to 40 pounds, climb a ladder to 6 ft. and must have normal color vision.
Review of applications will begin immediately. To be considered for this position, apply online here.
Smith College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted April 11th

Museum Educator Linthicum, MD
The National Electronics Museum
The National Electronics Museum invites applications for the position of Museum Educator.
Job Description: The Museum Educator develops and executes educational and outreach programming. This includes management of quarterly programs including workshops and the summer Pioneer Camp. The Museum Educator works with educational professionals to promote state and regional STEM initiatives. The Museum Educator oversees the museum tour program, including staffing and scheduling. This position is 30 hours a week.
Requirements: Bachelors Degree, Master’s preferred, in Museum Studies, Education, or STEM related field. Minimum two years experience in museum education. Familiarity with Maryland STEM curricula. Candidate should be outgoing, have excellent communication skills, and be able to connect with people of a broad range of ages and interests.
To apply email resume, letter of introduction, and three professional references to Mike Simons, Director at nemuseum.adm@gmail.com.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted April 8th

Rosetta Implementation and Migration Manager New York, NY
Center for Jewish History
The Center for Jewish History seeks a project manager for the implementation of the Ex Libris digital preservation management system, Rosetta. Implementation will include preparation for and comprehensive migration from Ex Libris digital asset management system, DigiTool, which currently holds over 1 million digital objects and associated metadata, totaling over 40 TB of material. Implementation will also include training partner staff on the new system, facilitating interoperability between descriptive and preservation systems, and collaboratively developing workflows to support the ongoing deposit of digitized material into the new system.
The Rosetta Implementation and Migration Manager will report to the Senior Manager for Metadata and Discovery. The Metadata and Discovery Services department is tasked with coordinating the interoperability and integration between Center systems that control, describe, preserve, and provide access to the rich physical and digital holdings of the five Partner institutions. The successful candidate will work closely with department members in Metadata and Discovery Services, the Center’s Information Technology department, vendors, and stakeholders in the Center and Partner community to ensure that born-digital and digitized material will be preserved in perpetuity.
Required qualifications and skills:
- American Library Association-accredited graduate degree or accredited graduate degree in another appropriate discipline, including computer science, software implementation project management, digital preservation and curation, or archival science.
- A minimum of 2-3 years managing projects from planning to completion, preferably, but not limited to, an implementation environment or adoption of new technology or platform in a library, archival, or museum setting.
- Extensive experience working and thinking in Extensible Mark-up Language (XML), including developing and modifying Extensible Stylesheet Language Transformations (XSLT), schemas like Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard (METS), Dublin Core (DC), and MARC data in an XML environment (MARCXML), and XML querying language (XQuery).
- Proficiency working on digital access and preservation projects in a library, museum, archive or similar environment with increasingly complex or substantive work depositing or ingesting material into a digital repository as well as correcting issues associated placing material in a digital repository.
- Familiarity with current standards used in libraries, archives, and museums for description and preservation, including MAchine-Readable Cataloging (MARC), Resource Description and Access (RDA), Encoded Archival Description (EAD), and Preservation Metadata: Implementation Strategies (PREMIS).
- Commitment to working in and fostering a collaborative environment with diverse stakeholders of varying levels of expertise in the preservation and description of born-digital and digitized material.
- Technological expertise and willingness to learn new tech skills.
- Excellent interpersonal skills, an ability to communicate effectively and collaborate with others at the Center and the Partner institutions.
- Ability to expand, design, or articulate workflows for purpose of documentation and training others.
- Knowledge of and ability to articulate digital preservation best practices for born-digital and digitized material.
- Ability to devise own objectives, meet deadlines, and see projects through to completion.
- Strong proficiency in office software including Word, Outlook, Excel, and Access on the Windows platform as well as web-based project management applications like Basecamp and online tools like Google Drive.
For the full details on the position, please visit http://cjh.org/p/32.
Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Send cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Eric Fritzler, Senior Manager for Metadata and Discovery, at eafritzler@cjh.org. No phone calls please.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted April 8th

Night Shift Lead Officer Baltimore, MD
The Walters Art Museum
The Walters Art Museum has an immediate need for an individual to work as a Lead Officer in the Security Department on the Night Shift from 12:00 midnight to 8:00am. Reporting to the Night Shift Security Supervisor, the responsibilities include:
- Monitoring the security of galleries and specific entry and exit points using CCTV cameras, detection devices, access control systems; environmental control alarm system, security access control computer for alarms and making proper notification to appropriate supervisor and/or other staff.
- Answering the telephone and radio transmissions; monitoring the activity of the Security staff in and around the museum to ensure safety, and alert the security supervisor to areas in need of special attention; placing emergency calls as directed to fire, police and other emergency agencies; and serving as the communications hub for the museum;
- Controlling access to the building from the Loading Dock; patrolling the museum checking for fire/safety hazards, vandalism, suspicious activity/improper behavior, and reports all unusual incidents to the security supervisor; responding to security, fire/safety, and other hazardous situations as directed;
- Providing professional customer service to visitors and staff; assisting the security supervisor in controlling incidents, providing assistance, and directing response of other officers as required;
- Maintaining a Log of all activities occurring during the shift, directing the relief of officers for lunch and other breaks; preparing incident reports.
- Assisting in weekly overtime scheduling and daily post assignments as necessary; providing relief to security staff for lunch, daily breaks, leave, and act as a back-up for the other shift security officers as necessary to ensure proper security staffing; updating the leave calendar, work request book, and event calendar and performing other duties as assigned by the shift supervisor.
- In the absence of the Shift Supervisor, the lead officer performs all supervisory functions necessary to ensure continuity of the Safety and Security operations. This includes establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with officers, remaining fair and professional at all times; using established policies and procedures to guide staff; and ensuring that all administrative duties assigned the shift are completed.
Requirements :
- H.S. diploma/GED; clean criminal record; a minimum of two (2) years of previous experience in law enforcement, corrections, or a related security field; and one year of previous customer service.
- Familiarity with monitoring and controlling alarm systems, CCTV, and communication systems.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills; excellent interpersonal and public relations skills; must have the ability to multi-task; the ability to remain calm and perform under pressure; the ability to properly assess emergency situations; the ability to communicate and effectively work with all staff levels, and representatives of outside agencies; a sound knowledge of the security principles, practices, and procedures.
- Knowledge and experience in conducting initial investigations and preparing incident reports, use of computers and office software , CCTV systems, security and fire alarm systems, and 2-way radio communications. Must have the ability to react to audible alarms and take appropriate actions.
- Must be able to physically make patrols and conduct building security and safety patrols.
- Must be able to physically respond to emergency situations and render aid and assistance as required.
- This position is designated as Essential Personnel, and as such is required to work during emergencies and report to the museum as needed to ensure continued operations. O/T required.
- Must provide and maintain a working telephone number for emergency contact.
We offer an attractive benefits package. For consideration, send your resume, cover letter and salary requirement to jobs@thewalters.org.
An Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Employer.
A smoke and drug free environment.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted April 7th

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Part Time Gallery Officer Baltimore, MD
The Walters Art Museum
The Walters Art Museum Security Department seeks an individual to work 24 hours per week on the dayshift preferably on Thursdays from 1:00pm to 9:00pm, Saturdays from 9:15a to 5:15pm and Sundays from 9:15am to 5:15pm. Reporting to the Dayshift Gallery Supervisor, the incumbent will have responsibility for preparing the galleries for daily operation, monitoring activities in the Museum and implementing museum procedures as needed.
Responsibilities:
- Patrolling the galleries to provide a safe environment for the visitors and staff; detecting and reporting safety hazards, improper behavior, ill or injured persons and taking immediate action against conditions which may cause damage, injury or interference with normal museum operations and reporting unusual incidents to the Security Supervisor.
- Protecting the security of the art to ensure proper care by observing and inspecting the condition of the artwork; preparing the galleries for daily operation and operational issues and damages to the Supervisor
- Interacting with the visitors by providing information, facilitating special needs situations, as necessary and implementing museum procedures.
- Working at special events as needed; monitoring the event activities and enforcing the Special Events policy when necessary.
Requirements:
- H.S. diploma/GED; at least one (1) year of previous experience in the security field and having sound knowledge of the security principles, practices, and procedures.
- Strong and written and verbal communication skills; able to document details in a clear and concise manner.
- Excellent interpersonal, public relations and customer services skills; able to effectively communicate with visitors and staff at all levels, and representatives of outside agencies.
- Must be attentive and alert; able to evaluate problems, determine causes of events and respond to all types of emergencies calmly when performing under pressure.
- Able to stand, walk for a long period of time, and walk up and down stairs.
- Flexibility to work as Essential Personnel; satisfactory investigative background check required.
For consideration, send your resume, cover letter and salary requirement to jobs@thewalters.org.
An Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Employer.
A smoke and drug free environment.
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Part Time Relief Gallery Officer Baltimore, MD
The Walters Art Museum
22.5 hours per week
The Walters Art Museum has an immediate part time opening for an individual to work from Wednesday thru Sunday from 11:00am to 3:30pm in the Security Department. The incumbent will have responsibility for providing security for the Museum’s collection and Special Exhibitions by patrolling the galleries as assigned. Reporting to the Dayshift Gallery Supervisor, the individual will have the following responsibilities:
- Patrolling the galleries to provide a safe environment for the visitors and staff; detecting and reporting safety hazards, improper behavior, ill or injured persons and taking immediate action against conditions which may cause damage, injury or interference with normal museum operations and reporting unusual incidents to the Security Supervisor.
- Protecting the security of the art to ensure proper care by observing and inspecting the condition of the artwork; preparing the galleries for daily operation and operational issues and damages to the Supervisor
- Interacting with the visitors by providing information, facilitating special needs situations, as necessary and implementing museum procedures.
- Providing break reliefs for Gallery Officers.
Requirements:
- H.S. diploma/GED; at least one (1) year of previous experience in a customer service and/or security field.
- Strong and written and verbal communication skills; able to document details in a clear and concise manner.
- Excellent interpersonal, public relations and customer services skills; able to effectively communicate with visitors and staff at all levels, and representatives of outside agencies.
- Must be attentive and alert; able to evaluate problems, determine causes of events and respond to all types of emergencies calmly when performing under pressure.
- Able to stand, walk for a long period of time, and walk up and down stairs.
- Satisfactory investigative background check required.
For consideration, submit your resume, salary requirement and cover letter to jobs@thewalters.org.
An Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Employer.
A smoke and drug free environment.
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Digital Education Manager Baltimore, MD
The Maryland Historical Society, located in Baltimore, has an opening for a full-time Digital Education Manager. Over the past three years, the MdHS has introduced a thriving distance learning program, as well as an interactive online history curriculum that has been adopted by 16 of Maryland’s 24 school systems. We are fully committed to expanding digital offerings in the immediate future, including interactive digital gallery tours, increased of integration of technology into exhibitions, and streaming of lectures.
The ideal candidate for this position is a dynamic, high-energy individual who has experience in museum education, grasps the potential of technology in museums, has diverse technology skills, dreams big and makes it happen! This position reports to the Director of Education and is part of a department of 5 staff.
Responsibilities:
- Manage Timeline Studio (distance learning programming: http://www.mdhs.org/education/virtual-field-trip)
** Develop and revise programs for school and adult audiences
** Share responsibility for program delivery with other Education staff
** Oversee studio and its equipment
- Spearhead development of digital tours and exhibition elements
** Develop a series of interactive smartphone tours of the museum
** Work with curatorial team to develop content for I-Pads embedded in exhibitions
** Identify and implement innovative ways to maximize the impact of new gallery wi-fi
- Provide technical support to Historical Investigations Portal (online history curriculum: http://www.mdhs.org/education/your-computer/hip-historical-investigations-portal)
- Partner with other Education staff on local history digital storytelling project for schools
- Develop and implement strategy for using technology to make adult programs more accessible
- Contribute to overall operations of the Education Department, including staffing school tours and family programs, writing lessons, and new program development
Qualifications:
- B.A. in Museum Studies, Museum Education, Public History or Education; M.A. preferred
- Knowledge of and interest in U.S. history; familiarity with Maryland history preferred
- Strong technology skills, including knowledge of website development, Prezi, video editing, videoconferencing; knowledge of app creation a plus
- Experience delivering engaging instruction to students, especially those in grades K-8
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills and meticulous attention to detail
To apply:
Please email your resume and cover letter to Jennifer Frieman, Director of Education, at jfrieman@mdhs.org no later than May 1.
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Outreach and Education Coordinator Houston, TX
Houston Maritime Museum
Reports to: Assistant Museum Director
Hours: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM | Tuesday-Saturday
Since opening in 2000, the Houston Maritime Museum (HMM) has become a destination for those interested in the maritime world and the story of Houston. The Museum presents over 2,000 years of history utilizing model ships, artwork, artifacts, and more. Visitors can explore the history of the maritime world, and learn about the importance of the maritime industry and significance to Houston. The Education Department of HMM focuses on all things maritime using the themes of Science, Art, Industry, and Legend (SAIL).
General Job Description:
The Outreach and Education Coordinator is responsible for increasing the public awareness of HMM maritime education offerings and programs. The Coordinator is responsible for development and implementation of a monthly, kid-friendly, collections-based program. The position incorporates the areas of informal learning with traditional outreach to Houston area schools, emphasizing grades K-8. The incumbent works to create both on-site and off-site educational programming, including online teaching resources and traveling activity trunk programs. In addition, the coordinator oversees the volunteer and docent program, tour schedule, individual and corporate membership duties, and works closely with Museum staff to plan special events.
Areas of Responsibility:
- Instigate and develop educational contacts with local Houston area school districts, with an emphasis on grades K-8
- Work with Museum staff to plan, coordinate, and evaluate a vigorous outreach program utilizing the SAIL program themes
- Incorporate a variety of media formats in education programming, such as, creation of an online presence for web-based resources for educators, and integration of the Museum’s MyMaritimeStory campaign
- Recruit, train, schedule, and evaluate volunteer and docent program
- Works with local schools and community to coordinate and facilitate group tours
- Create, organize and implement Family Day programs for children 5 to 12 and their families
- Contacts, organizes and oversees museum’s History, Industry and Environmental Lecture Series including establishing and maintaining contact with lecturers as well as creating and distributing marketing materials for each lecture
- Facilitates memberships for individual and corporate levels including running renewal notices, sending out new member packets, entering payments and tracking memberships by month
- Assist with on-site interpretive material for visitor engagement, including exhibit labels, brochures, and displays
- Research innovative visitor engagement techniques
- Provide additional support to Museum staff when needed
Education and Qualifications:
Education and/or Experience
- A Bachelor’s degree in communications, education, history, maritime studies or related field
- A minimum of one year of experience in a classroom, museum setting, or proven ability in creating community partnerships
Required Qualifications:
- Savvy with social media and public promotion
- Demonstrated experience in developing, implementing, and evaluating education programs and projects
- Technical skills: proficiency/familiarity with Adobe and Office Suites
- Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills
- Superior written, verbal and communication skills
- Strong leadership and management skills
Preferred Qualifications:
- Project management experience
- Experience supervising volunteers and/or students
- Able to deal professionally and sensitively with diverse audiences
- Experience working and/or teaching using primary resources in an archive
- Strong research skills as evidenced by education and/or experience
- Background in education, maritime history, or relevant subjects to Museum mission
Other Qualities and Characteristics:
- Knowledge of local Houston and regional history and culture
- Self-motivated and self-directed, outgoing, pleasant, diplomatic, energetic, creative, flexible, and open to new ideas
- Committed to contributing to a positive, creative and healthy work environment
- Passionate about object-based teaching and learning
To Apply:
Please send or email your resume, cover letter, and contact information to:
Jenny Podoloff, Assistant Museum Director
Houston Maritime Museum
2204 Dorrington
Houston, Texas 77030
Email: jpodoloff@houstonmaritime.org.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted April 7th