Curatorial Associate, Photography and Modern and Contemporary Art Princeton, NJ
Princeton University Art Museum
Two-year term position with possibility of extension
The Princeton University Art Museum, one of the nation’s preeminent cultural institutions in an academic setting, seeks applications for the position of Curatorial Associate to join the Museum. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work within the context of an art museum that is intimate in scale yet expansive in scope, supporting one of the most dynamic exhibition programs on any college campus and a program of educational activities and events that continues to grow in energy and impact each year.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Princeton University Art Museum seeks an exceptional Curatorial Associate for a two-year term position with possibility of extension. The Curatorial Associate will report to the Curator of Photography and will work five days per week to assist with a range of responsibilities associated with the documentation and display of its rich holdings of photography, as well as to support activities related to post-1945 art and of related loaned works of art. The Curatorial Associate will assist with planning installations, exhibitions, publications, and public programs, as well as other ongoing collections activities. In particular, s/he will respond to internal and outside queries, maintain object files, and contribute new research and other information to the collections database. The Curatorial Associate will prepare materials for print and digital publication, shepherd incoming and outgoing loan requests, and support project-based research as requested.
Full posting here.
To learn more about the Princeton University Art Museum, visit artmuseum.princeton.edu.
Apply to requisition 2018-8793: Curatorial Associate .
Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 26th

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Information Data Specialist Suitland, MD
National Museum of the American Indian
Closes June 4th, 2018
Summary:
This position is located in the Museum Collections and Operations (MCO), National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), Smithsonian Institution. The employee serves as Collections Information Data Specialist for NMAI's Collections Information System (NMAI-CIS), Axiell EMu, specifically with regard to data analyses, quality, and standards.
Full posting here.
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Youth and Community Programs Manager Hartford, CT
The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford, Connecticut, seeks an experienced art education professional to join our Education Department staff. The Wadsworth offers a broad range of arts-inspired programs for families, youth, and the public. Close relationships with community organizations and youth-serving partners strengthen these activities. The Youth and Community Programs Manager is the primary advocate for these audiences, overseeing established programs and cultivating emerging community partnerships.
Full posting here.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send their resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to:
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
Attn: HR Department
600 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103
or Email HR@wadsworthatheneum.org
Position will remain posted until filled.
The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 25th

Museum Operations Manager/Assistant Director Silver City, NM
Western New Mexico University
Western New Mexico University Museum in Silver City, New Mexico seeks to fill the position of Operations Manager/Assistant Director.
To view online and apply, please go here or simply go to https://wnmu.hiretouch.com/ and look under Staff and Faculty Jobs for Operations Manager/Assistant Director, Department: Museum.
Western New Mexico University Museum is the home of the NAN Ranch Collection—the largest and most complete collection of Mimbres materials in existence from a single prehistoric Mimbres site.
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Museum Director Sun Prairie, WI
The Sun Prairie Historical Library and Museum is looking for an innovative, forward-thinking and energetic Director to manage all aspects of museum administration; collaborating with stakeholders and leading us in exciting new directions. This newly created full-time position will participate in a professional strategic planning process funded by the Friends of the Sun Prairie Museum Inc. and guide us in our next 50 years as a city-owned and supported institution.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 24th

Donor Relations Officer Princeton, NJ
Princeton University Art Museum
Position Summary:
As a member of the Museum’s Institutional Advancement team, the Donor Relations Officer plays an integral role in promoting a standard of professional excellence in donor stewardship and recognition, complementing the Museum’s overall development efforts.
Reporting to the Associate Director for Institutional Advancement, the Donor Relations Officer is responsible for donor relationship management, including the development and implementation of stewardship plans to strengthen long-term relationships with the Museum's donors. The Donor Relations Officer prepares written stewardship reports and/or letters for Museum donors, connecting donor interests with mission and impact. The position also provides research and support for the development of written proposals for a range of funding needs. The Donor Relations Officer serves as the content manager of the Museum's donor records database, including processing major gifts, drafting timely and customized gift acknowledgments and stewardship letters, and recording and tracking all donor interactions. The position is responsible for ensuring accurate and appropriate donor recognition and donor listings, including for the annual donor board and the Museum's Annual Report, and has shared responsibility for organizing, managing, and staffing select high-end cultivation and other events.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 24th

Grant Writer (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.
Full posting here.
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.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 24th

Director of Education Jacksonville, FL
The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens
The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens seeks a dynamic Director of Education. The Director of Education will be a member of the Museum Leadership Team, become part of a dedicated team within an organization supportive of new ideas and creative risk-taking, while working with the Curatorial and Programs team to create meaningful and impactful learning experiences for a broad audience. The Director of Education manages school, adult, family, and outreach programs including their development, implementation and assessment, administration of budgets, general oversight and works collaboratively internally and with organizational and community partners.
About the Cummer Museum:
The Cummer Museum, an AAM accredited institution in Jacksonville, FL., maintains one of the most significant collections of European and American art in the Southeast. The Museum's founders, Arthur and Ninah Cummer, assembled a private collection of 60 Old Master and 19th century American paintings, forming the nucleus of the permanent collection. In 56 years, the permanent collection has grown through purchase and donation to 5,000 objects whose dates of origin range from 2000 B.C. to the present. The strength of the collection is European (1300-1920) and American (1800-1940) paintings, but representative examples of ancient Mediterranean art, Japanese art, and 20th century American art are included in the collection. The Museum also features one of the three finest collections of early manufacture (1710-1750) Meissen porcelain in the world.
The Cummer Museum boasts one of the most important and delightful gardens in Northeast Florida. The Cummer Gardens are listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Full Posting here.
Qualified applicants send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, Attn: Human Resources Department, 829 Riverside Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32204 or jobs@cummermuseum.org.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 19th

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Chief Curator Cleveland, OH
The Dittrick Medical History Center
Case Western Reserve University
The Dittrick Medical History Center seeks to fill the position of Chief Curator.
The Dittrick is a premier collection of medical technology and surgical instrumentation featuring the Blaufox collection of diagnostic instruments, the Skuy collection of historic contraceptives, and some 40,000+rare books with particular strengths in anatomy, surgery, dermatology, obstetrics, herbals, and Darwiniana.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 19th

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Executive Director Mystic, CT
Mystic Museum of Art
Goal-oriented Executive Director to lead art museum at important transition. Strengthen exhibitions, programming; refine collection; partner with Board to build funding sources. Work with elected-artist membership; showcase regional contemporary artists. Establish priorities; oversee staff, finances, operations; foster MMoA’s reputation.
Required: B.A.; M.A. preferred in art history, studio art or similar. 5+ years’ executive experience in museum/related institution. Fundraising experience, art-world networks, communication skills.
Apply by 7/26/18 to SearchandRef@museum-search.com.
Details: www.museum-search.com. EOE. Nominations welcome.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 18th

Office Manager Catskill, NY
Thomas Cole National Historic Site
Description:
The Thomas Cole National Historic Site (TCNHS) is now hiring for a full time position of Office Manager, reporting directly to the Executive Director. The TCNHS is a rapidly growing, entrepreneurial organization that offers ample opportunity to learn, grow, and take on more responsibilities over time. The position is open immediately.
The Office Manager will maintain an orderly and smooth-running office. Essential functions and responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
- Mailings: Oversee the schedule of mailings. Create mailing lists, labels, mail merge letters and manage external mail processing vendors.
- Correspondence & Packages: Draft letters, manage phone calls, respond to emails, receive packages, etc.
- Supplies: Track stocks of office and other supplies and place orders when necessary
- Equipment: Coordinate with IT consultants on all office equipment
- Security: Problem-solve any security issues such as malfunctioning equipment and false alarms, manage contracts, etc.
- Utilities & financial services: Manage communication and problem-solve outages, manage contract and price negotiations with all service providers.
- Bills: Work with bookkeeper to ensure that all items are invoiced and paid on time.
- Maintenance: Manage maintenance staff, track annual schedule of maintenance needs for all buildings and grounds, maintain the office condition and arrange necessary cleaning and repairs.
- Database: Keep the donor database up to date, enter new names and addresses.
- Incoming Funds: Collect all incoming payments and make deposits. Process credit card transactions.
- Online Shop: Monitor online payments and fulfill online shop orders.
- Documents: Create and update files, records and databases with personnel, financial and other data, process licenses, agreements, forms, permits, and other administrative documents.
- Office Visitors: Provide general support to office visitors; assist consultants and couriers with travel and hotel arrangements.
- HR Support: Assist in the onboarding process for new hires, partner with HR to update and maintain office policies as necessary; address employees’ queries regarding office management issues (e.g. stationery, hardware, etc.)
- Miscellaneous: Manage agendas/travel arrangements/appointments etc. for the Executive Director; plan in-house or off-site activities, such as staff celebrations and conferences; other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
The ideal candidate must be a graduate of a four-year college degree program and have excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, a strong work ethic, and the ability to prioritize and track many projects at once. The successful candidate will have a cheerful and positive outlook and the energy to enjoy an environment with many changes and rapid growth.
This is a full-time positon with some benefits offered. Salary DOE.
Application Instructions:
Please submit (1) a resume, (2) a cover letter explaining why you are qualified and interested in the position, and (3) contact information for at least three professional references via e-mail to employment@thomascole.org.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 18th

Manager of Events & Membership Catskill, NY
Thomas Cole National Historic Site
Description:
The Thomas Cole National Historic Site (TCNHS) is now hiring for a full time position of Manager of Events & Membership, reporting to the Director of External Relations. The TCNHS is a rapidly growing, entrepreneurial organization that offers ample opportunity to learn, grow, and take on more responsibilities over time. The position is open immediately.
Essential functions and responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
- Manage, plan and execute all aspects of events; including outreach, educational, and fundraising; both at the TCNHS and off-site. Coordinate with all departments for tailored event needs. Create checklist of tasks for each event and ensure all tasks are completed.
- Utilize the Raiser’s Edge NXT database software to track RSVPs for all events and manage check-in process.
- Manage and grow the membership program – defined as annual gifts under $1000; design levels and benefits at each level, oversee membership materials and mailings including the newsletter, increase overall membership revenue.
- Recruit, cultivate, train and oversee volunteers for all organizational needs.
- Oversee the design and production of all printed materials as well as emailed invitations.
- Serve as point of contact for rentals of the TCNHS facilities for outside events including weddings.
- Serve as point of contact for guest speakers; execute contracts.
Qualifications:
The ideal candidate must be a graduate of a four-year college degree program and have excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, a strong work ethic, and the ability to prioritize and track many projects at once. Experience with Special Events is essential, and non-profit experience is a plus. The successful candidate will have a cheerful and positive outlook and the energy to enjoy an environment with many changes and rapid growth.
This is a full-time positon with some benefits offered. Salary DOE.
Application Instructions:
Please submit (1) a resume, (2) a cover letter explaining why you are qualified and interested in the position, and (3) contact information for at least three professional references via e-mail to employment@thomascole.org.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 18th

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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.
Working with the Executive Director, Board of Directors and volunteer committees, the Gallery & Program Director coordinates all gallery and some event related activities for Center. 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 many weekends and some evenings.
Full posting here.
Qualifications:
Education:
- Bachelor’s degree in Art, Art History, Studio Art and/or Art Education, or a combination of training and equivalent professional work experience will be considered.
- Master’s degree is desirable.
- Must possess strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising skills and experience engaging a wide range of stakeholders and diverse populations.
Experience:
- Must have proficient computer skills with graphics and desktop publishing software as well as office programs, fluency with design and publishing in both printed and electronic formats.
Other Requirements:
- Good driving record and possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid State of Washington driver’s license within thirty (30) days of employment. Must have own vehicle.
- Must be willing to relocate to the Olympic Peninsula. *Please note: Gallery & Program Director will be available during the required hours to engage and build relationships with local community.
Salary: $42,000 a year, plus $400 per month towards health care costs.
Application Materials:
- Application Coversheet
- Cover Letter
- Resume (including exhibition history)
- Marketing portfolio
- Two writing samples
*Email all application materials to jobs@pafac.org.
Application deadline: June 8th.
No phone calls, please.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 17th

Museum Specialist Boulder City,NV
The Great Basin Institute
Description:
The Great Basin Institute seeks to hire a Museum Specialist to work cooperatively with Lake Mead National Recreation Area (LAKE) and Grand Canyon Parashant National Monument (PARA) staff to support the Parks’ cultural resources program. Specific duties associated with museum, lab analysis, and data processing, include but are not limited to:
- Museum work including accessioning and cataloging of museum objects and archives, processing incoming and outing loans, maintaining museum records, and other miscellaneous tasks associated with the museum collections;
- Lab analysis and data processing duties include analysis and cataloging of artifacts, updating of databases, and report preparation. The work is partially sedentary with prolonged standing, walking, and bending often required, and lifting and moving of heavy items weighing 50 pounds or more.
Compensation:
- Rate of pay: $22/hour
- Health Insurance
Timeline:
- Six month appointment beginning June 2018, or upon completion of a Department of Interior background investigation;
- Potential for an extension up to one year, pending available funding and positive performance review;
- 40 hours per week; some overtime and weekend work may occasionally be required.
Location:
Lake Mead National Recreation Area (LAKE) Headquarters is in Boulder City, Nevada, a 30 minute drive from Las Vegas. LAKE encompasses nearly 1.5 million acres in southeastern Nevada and northwestern Arizona, including mountains, canyons, valleys, and two vast lakes. From the mouth of the Grand Canyon, the park follows the Arizona-Nevada border along what was formerly 140 miles of the Colorado River. Opportunities for outdoor recreation abound.
Qualifications:
- Educational experience with a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree focused on museum studies or a closely related field; applicants with advanced degrees are highly encouraged to apply; applicants who also have archeological field experience are also highly encouraged to apply
- Experience in collections management to include registration, cataloging, research, preservation, restoration, housing, and conservation of collections of diverse types of prehistoric and historic period museum material;
- Experience with supervision and training of museum technicians, interns, and volunteers;
- Ability to work with minimal supervision;
- Organizational skills to effectively plan and complete assigned workload within defined timelines;
- Ability to effectively communicate to a diverse audience including co-workers, members of the pubic, and agency personnel;
- Intermediate or higher skill using Microsoft Word, Access, and Excel, with ability to manually enter, manage, manipulate and graphically display data;
- Self-motivated and detail-oriented, possessing strong organizational skills;
- Flexibility to handle competing and changing priorities with a positive attitude;
- Ability to work productively, consistently, and cooperatively as part of a team to accomplish mutual goals;
- Possess a clean, valid, state-issued driver’s license;
- Ability to complete activities including prolonged periods of deskwork, lifting and moving of heavy items weighing 50 pounds or more, regularly walk and drive between curation and other facilities; and
- Other duties as assigned; occasional archeological fieldwork tasks may be assigned to qualified applicants.
Successful applicant must complete a Department of Interior (DOI) Background Investigation (BI) or submit paperwork to NPS human resources indicating an active and fully adjudicated BI has already been completed prior to beginning position. If you already have a fully adjudicated BI, please let us know in your application.
How to Apply:
Please click here to apply directly through our online portal.
We conform to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information & Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We prohibit Retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint or otherwise oppose discrimination.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 17th

Photo Research and Permission Librarian Denver,CO
History Colorado
This Photo Research and Permissions Librarian exists to provide access to the History Colorado collection with a special focus on photographic formats and to manage the Rights and Reproductions, Permissions, and Collections Use program. This responsibility includes ensuring institutional compliance with applicable copyright law and documenting commercial and nonprofit use of History Colorado (HC) images. The position will provide reference and research services both onsite and virtually, work on special projects such as exhibits and processing, and develop and present occasional classes and workshops for the public. In order to provide the best possible service to researchers, the general public, and staff, the position will be familiar with HC resources including documentary and artifact collections, educational programs, and exhibits.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 17th

Executive Director Philadelphia, PA
Historic Germantown
Historic Germantown is a consortium of 16 extraordinary historic houses, destinations, and museums in Northwest Philadelphia that have joined together to protect, preserve, and share some of Philadelphia's prized historical assets.
Historic Germantown, located just minutes from Center City, is where one of Philadelphia's Revolutionary War Battles was fought; where the first-ever American protest against slavery was written; and where one of the few remaining houses on the Underground Railroad still stands; where the first paper was manufactured in North America.
Vision:
Historic Germantown will be a leader in enhancing the economic and cultural development of our community through the collective voice of its member sites.
Mission:
Historic Germantown is a partnership organization serving historic sites in Philadelphia’s Old German Township that works collaboratively to preserve its extraordinary historic assets, increase access, interpret them to the public and raise their visibility.
Primary Responsibilities:
- Building an effective fund raising structure and capability;
- Developing creative programs supporting the consortium’s mission and vision;
- Building name recognition and influence of the consortium throughout the region;
- Initiating and executing collaborative efforts between & amongst member sites.
- Serving as a visible, knowledgeable, and passionate spokesperson for HG member sites and the diverse German Township which includes Germantown, Mount Airy and Chestnut Hill;
- Managing a small staff, a building, and overseeing a collection, library and archives;
- Providing strategic, operational and financial leadership;
- Continuing to build Historic Germantown membership rolls.
Preferred Background and Education:
- Enthusiasm and energy to guide a non-profit organization with a unique mandate toward fulfilling its potential;
- Familiarity with the diverse northwest Philadelphia community;
- Recent successful experience with fund raising and knowledge of regional and national philanthropic resources;
- Experience working in complex, multi-institutional partnerships and/or collaborative environments;
- Demonstrated creative program development experience;
- Sensitivity to historic preservation and collections;
Advanced degree preferred. Salary commensurate with experience.
Historic Germantown is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).
Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.
Please send resumes to: search@freedomsbackyard.com.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 16th

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Director of Learning and Education Salt Lake City, UT
The Leonardo
The Leonardo seeks a passionate, seasoned and outgoing leader with experience in informal and formal learning environments to oversee all of the museum’s educational activities.
The Director of Learning will oversee school programs, floor programs, as well as community and public programs – all of which should be designed and delivered to inspire our visitors of all ages.
This position serves on the leadership team, and will provide critical strategic planning for all education programs, ensuring they convey The Leonardo’s mission, serve the community needs, and build audiences.
S/he will ensure that all interactions with the museum’s visitors will be positive and energizing.
S/he will oversee the education team, floor team, our in-house science, tech, engineering and art experts, as well as our public programs team, and will motivate the team to high performance, and will promote the mission of the museum to guests of all ages. Primarily, the candidate should be extremely positive and highly motivated.
Full posting here.
To apply email your details to HR@theleonardo.org.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 16th

STEAM Education Specialist Salt Lake City, UT
The Leonardo
The Leonardo is seeking a passionate and enthusiastic S.T.E.A.M. Education Specialist to be a part of its Education Team. The specialist will enhance on-site and outreach museum experiences of visitors and students by helping them to build fluency and understanding of S.T.E.A.M. (science, technology, engineering, art, math) concepts, core ideas, and related practices and the interconnectedness of all things; to ignite their creative imagination; to be more curious, more informed, and more engaged; and to be inspired to see and act in new and powerful ways.
Examples of education programs include but are not limited to field trips, summer camps, and outreach to schools. Ideal candidates will be skilled in researching and developing curricula, will enjoy engaging a variety of museum visitors and students, will have a broad educational background, and will have a detail-oriented focus on program administration.
Full posting here.
To apply email your details to HR@theleonardo.org.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 16th

School and Teacher Programs Manager Hartford, CT
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford, Connecticut, seeks an experienced art education professional to join our Education Department staff. The Wadsworth offers extensive programming for schools that supports curricular learning for approximately 13,000 students in grades PreK to 12 and provides professional development opportunities for teachers inspired by the collections and exhibitions at the museum.
Full posting here.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send their resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to:
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
Attn: HR Department
600 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103
or Email HR@wadsworthatheneum.org
Position will remain posted until filled.
The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 16th

Operations Director St. Petersburg, FL
The Florida Holocaust Museum
The Florida Holocaust Museum seeks an experienced Operations Director who will be responsible for the oversight of the following Museum departments: Buildings and Grounds, Security, Information Technology, and Front of House services. The Operations Director will be responsible for the overall fiscal management of each department. He or she will be responsible for the management of overall contracts with outside vendors and service providers associated with structure maintenance, IT and operations including janitorial, fire detection and protection, elevators, HVAC, security, audio/visual, electrical and mechanical. The Operations Director collaborates with museum’s leadership team individually and as a group to ensure the operational priorities are aligned with the directives of the Museum Director and Board of Directors.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 12th

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Visitor Services Representative Hartford, CT
The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
The Visitor Services Representative’s primary goal is to support the museum’s mission to ensure that all visitors feel welcome and able to participate in the arts and cultural experiences offered by the Wadsworth Atheneum.
Full posting here.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send their resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to:
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
Attn: HR Department
600 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103
or Email HR@wadsworthatheneum.org (No phone calls please.)
The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 12th

Preparator Los Angeles, CA
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Department: Dinosaur Institute
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHM) seeks a preparator to conduct fossil preparation for its vertebrate fossil collections. The successful candidate will work alongside colleagues in the “Dino Lab”, a public-facing preparation laboratory, within the Dinosaur Institute at the NHM. This position involves weekend hours (a Friday–Tuesday work week), and interaction with the public. 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. 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 aid in ordering supplies. He/She will assist with maintaining lab safety including chemical storage and personnel equipment. The successful candidate will have a knowledge of vertebrate anatomy and be experienced using and caring for all necessary lab tools including specialized ones, such as zip scribes, air abraders, and microscope-based preparation. 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 & casts. In conjunction with other staff, the successful candidate will lead and facilitate tours and public/educational programming related to the Dino Lab and the Dinosaur Institute’s programs. Opportunities to participate in Dinosaur Institute and NHM field programs are also possible.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 10th

Museum Director Oak Ridge, TN
Afognak Native Corporation, Alutiiq LLC, and their subsidiaries
The Museum Director is responsible for supervising and managing the Museum. The essential functions are: direct and oversee museum functions; develop, implement, and evaluate specific fund-raising plans; supervise ten or more employees; manage the recruitment, training, assignment, and recognition of volunteers; and perform administrative functions. The Director coordinates with the Director, trustees, department heads and volunteer committees to achieve long- and short-range objectives of the Museum. The Director administers policies adopted by the AMSE Foundation Board of Directors (Board).
This position is contingent upon the award of a contract.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 10th

Museum Curator City of Colonial Heights, VA
Violet Bank Museum
Colonial Heights Chamber
Restores, preserves, and presents to patrons and citizens the Violet Bank Museum.
Job Type: Full-time
May 25, 2018 closing date.
Examples of Duties:
Conducts tours of the house and museum.
Develops specifications and oversees contract work.
Oversees selection, documentation, restoration, exhibition, and storage of incoming and outgoing artifacts.
Plans, researches, designs and executes new, temporary and permanent exhibits.
Performs research and prepares reports as needed.
Oversees the management of the collection by maintaining appropriate records, ensuring proper environmental control, directing and following professional standards and practices.
Trains and supervises volunteers and staff.
Restores and preserves the house and grounds.
Develops and distributes public information materials.
Addresses public inquiries.
Other duties as assigned.
Education & Experience:
High School diploma and seven to ten years directly related experience or, two years of college or Associate's Degree and two to less than five years directly related experience or, Bachelor's Degree and less than two years directly related experience.
Knowledge of rules, practices, standards, and procedures for collections and artifacts.
Direct experience in supervision of museum collections preferred.
Knowledge of Colonial Heights history, Federal design and American Interior Decorative Arts, or National Register of Historic Landmark requirements desirable.
Physical Demands & Work Environment:
The work requires some physical exertion such as long periods of standing; walking over rough or difficult surfaces; recurring stooping, climbing or walking; recurring lifting of moderately heavy items weighing less than 25 pounds and may require occasional lifting of objects weighing in excess of 25 pounds. The work may require specific, but common physical characteristics and abilities such as mobility and dexterity.
The work involves moderate risks or discomforts which require special safety precautions. The employee may be required to use protective clothing or equipment such as masks, coats, boots, goggles, gloves, or shield.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 10th

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Senior Historical Program Specialist Morristown, NJ
Fosterfields Living Historical Farm
Closes: May 28, 2018
The Historic Sites of the Morris County Park Commission, located in Morristown, NJ, seeks a dynamic, energetic leader for the position of Senior Historical Program Specialist at its Fosterfields Living Historical Farm location. Fosterfields is a 200-acre Living Historical Farm, located in Morristown, NJ, preserving the farm and estate of Charles Foster, and his daughter Caroline.
The chosen candidate will lead the development, planning, implementation and scheduling of the daily educational, interpretive, special event, public programs, and volunteer programs at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm, which includes:
Planning, developing, and conducting tours, demonstrations, programs, workshops, and other educational, interpretive, and public programs for all age groups;
Assisting with the development of educational materials including interpretive exhibits, brochures, and other educational resource materials;
Ensuring that all educational programming meets NJ Core Curriculum standards;
Working with Farm staff to coordinate programs involving farm animals, implements, and crops;
Overseeing the supervision and training of all part-time year-round, and part-time seasonal Education staff;
Scheduling, supervising, training and recruiting site volunteers for all programs;
Working with staff to develop outreach programs, and programming for scouts, home schools, and other groups as needed;
The successful candidate will be a graduate of a recognized Master’s Degree program, with a major program of study in history, American studies, museum studies, or a related field, and have at least five years of experience creating, implementing and presenting programs at historic sites, preferably a historic farm setting.
The candidate will work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends, and holidays as required.
The applicant must become a New Jersey resident within one year of being hired.
The salary for the position is $48,632, with a comprehensive benefits package.
To apply, email msutherland@morrisparks.net.
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references.
Before applying, please research the Morris County, NJ area to assure the salary and benefits package will fit your needs to live in this area.
The Morris County Park Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 10th

Visitor Engagement Fellowship Boston, MA
Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University
Position Summary:
The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University is seeking candidates for its 2018 Visitor Engagement Fellowship (a two-year term appointment). The Visitor Engagement Fellow is part of the Arboretum’s Education and Public Programs team and supports projects and initiatives that encourage visitors to engage with the Arboretum's celebrated plant collection and rich history. Additionally, this position allows an individual to collaborate with public garden professionals working across a range of disciplines including horticulture, curation, library sciences, and research. The Visitor Engagement Fellow will lead a large-scale project for the duration of the position.
The Visitor Engagement Fellow's primary responsibility is the development of the Arboretum's upcoming mobile tour app that will focus on plant exploration. Expeditions: The Mobile Arnold Arboretum Tour will offer visitors a unique multimedia experience through their mobile devices. The Expeditions mobile app will merge compelling stories from the institution’s past with real-time exploration of the Living Collection, transporting visitors through the Arboretum’s history as they walk the grounds. Through independent research and collaboration with Arboretum staff, the Visitor Engagement Fellow will uncover narratives from a century's worth of plant exploration, and bring the Arboretum's collections and historical archives to life through sound, video, images, and descriptive text.
Over the duration of this two-year position, the Visitor Engagement Fellow will work closely with the Manager of Visitor Engagement to manage all aspects of mobile tour production, including planning, research, content development and inventory, layout and design, editing and quality control, relationships with external vendors and contractors, and mobile app maintenance. Following an orientation period, the Fellow will have the opportunity to immerse him/herself in the Arboretum’s archives and living collection while developing interpretative skills. Working within the project timeline, the Fellow will exert creative control over many aspects of the Expeditions experience. Following the development phase, the Fellow will play a supportive role in marketing and outreach leading up to the launch of the Expeditions app, and then monitor and assess its effectiveness. Finally, the Fellow will develop a framework for future applications of the Expeditions mobile app and integration with other programs and digital resources at the Arboretum.
Basic Qualifications:
Candidates MUST meet the following basic qualifications in order to be considered for this role:
Applications are sought from individuals with a degree in museum studies, archival studies, literature, history of science, horticulture, botany, or related fields. Applicants should have experience translating archival and educational content into engaging and relevant stories and/or creative writing experience.
Qualified candidates please apply here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 8th

Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship in Museum Education Northampton, MA
Smith College Museum of Art
This position provides administrative support for the broad range of programs and activities undertaken by the Smith College Museum of Art Department of Academic Programs and Public Education. The fellow develops and coordinates student-targeted programs and serves as project manager for “Night at Your Museum” (a social destination event for Smith students). The fellow also assists with training and scheduling for student docents and volunteers, prepares and leads museum tours as needed, coordinates administrative logistics for the Museum’s Concentration, and supports implementation of family and community activities.
Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree completed within the past 5 years. Academic focus in education, studio art, art history, or other humanities field preferred. Experience in the museum field/museum education desirable.
For more information, and to apply please visit this site.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 8th

Curatorial/Collections Assistant Norwalk, CT
Norwalk Historical Society
The Norwalk Historical Society in Norwalk, CT is seeking a part-time Curator/Collections Assistant. Performs a variety of curatorial museum services including collection, preservation, exhibition, interpretation and research. Strong computer skills-Expert facility in Microsoft Office or equivalent – Word, Excel and PowerPoint and Adobe Photoshop.
Knowledge of registrar database software, preferably PastPerfect Museum Software. Prepare loan forms, incoming/outgoing receipts, and accessioning objects. Knowledge of museum registration processes and standards including applicable laws and ethical codes as set forth by AAM. Knowledge of current best practices and standards in the field. Familiarity and experience with rights and reproductions and digitization. Handling, storage, and conservation experience with a medium collection and/or multiple sites, including artifacts and archival materials.
Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills (both written and verbal). Supervise the work of volunteers and interns. Comfortable and confident interacting with the public. Ability to be equally effective working independently or part of a team. Some physical activity such as climbing ladders, lifting boxes up to 40 pounds, and kneeling is required.
Bachelor’s degree required; Masters Degree preferred in history, art history, museum studies or related field with a minimum of five years experience. This is a part-time position, 40 hours per month. Compensation is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Qualified applicants should send a letter outlining their interest and qualifications for this position, resume or CV, writing sample and a list of three professional references to info@norwalkhistoricalsociety.org. No phone calls please.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 6th

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Education Assistant San Francisco,CA
Museum of Craft and Design
The Museum of Craft and Design (MCD) in San Francisco is seeking a full-time Education Assistant to assist with the administrative coordination and production of MCD’s public programs and educational efforts. Under the supervision of the Education and Programs Manager, the Education Assistant will serve as the primary point person for the recruitment and scheduling of the Museum’s docent and volunteer program.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will hold a Bachelor’s degree in a related field and 1-3 years experience with non-profit arts education programs, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Knowledge of object-based learning and K-12 curriculum standards a plus. Must possesses excellent written and organizational skills, a positive attitude, and be highly proficient in the use of computers and software applications.
MCD is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse work environment. Candidates may apply utilizing links available on the museum’s website.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 6th

Associate (or Assistant) Registrar for Exhibitions and Loans Winterthur, DE
Winterthur Museum
The Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library in Winterthur, Delaware is seeking applications for a full-time, benefits-eligible Associate (or Assistant) Registrar for Exhibitions and Loans.
Description:
Winterthur’s Associate (or Assistant) Registrar for Loans and Exhibitions is an integral member of the Registration Department and is responsible for museum registration tasks related to outgoing loans, onsite exhibitions and related incoming loans, and traveling exhibitions. This position requires experience in registration responsibilities for museum loans and exhibitions, including a solid understanding of policies, procedures, and relevant legal requirements; packing and shipment (domestic and international) of museum objects; fine arts risk management; budgeting for museum exhibitions; and courier requirements. This position interacts with private lenders; external museum colleagues; and outside packing, shipping, insurance, and customs agents. The Associate/Assistant Registrar for Loans and Exhibitions works closely with staff of other Winterthur departments, including Conservation, Exhibitions, Security, and Collections.
Eligibility:
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in art history, history, or related discipline. Three-plus years of museum-related experience, with one or more of those years in a registration or collections management position with an emphasis on loans and exhibitions.
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in museum studies or related discipline with a museum studies certificate. Five-plus years of museum-related experience, with four or more of those years in a registration or collections management position with an emphasis on loans and exhibitions. Experience managing international loans and exhibitions. Experience working with decorative arts collections.
Application:
Candidates should email applications to Winterthur Human Resources (jobs@winterthur.org) and should include a letter of application, a résumé, and contact information for three references.
Applications accepted until position is filled.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 5th

Curatorial Assistant II Cambridge, MA
Harvard University
Reports to the Curatorial Associate of Invertebrate Paleontology (IP)/[Acting] Curatorial Associate of Vertebrate Paleontology (VP) in the Museum of Comparative Zoology (MCZ). The Curatorial Assistant will be responsible for assisting the Curatorial Associate with day-to-day collection activities in both the VP and IP collections; update all collection indices as necessary; assists with processing of loans, returns and exchanges; answer pertinent correspondence in consultation with Curatorial Associate; assist visitors with access to collections and department library; may perform clerical duties required by the collection such as ordering or mailings. The curatorial assistant processes data relevant to taxonomic and collection information into the museum database, including accessions. May assist in fossil preparation and preservation, maintenance, renovation of collection, pertinent inquiries and visitors to the MCZ collections and facilities, and executes related duties as assigned. Provides clerical functions incidental to the curatorial activities. Attends regular staff trainings/meetings. Contributes to unit goals by accomplishing related duties as required.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 5th

Visitor Services Associate San Diego, CA
The Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton house
Overview:
The Visitor Services Associate is responsible for working in the gift shop and admissions desk. This position requires a high level of skill, competency and the ability to work in a varied environment.
Responsibilities:
Greet and welcome all visitors, answers questions and gives directions
Promotes and sells Museum admissions, guided tour tickets, and membership
Performs opening and closing procedures in both the store and Museum
Responsible for keeping the store clean and displays stocked
Performs opening and closing procedures for the Museum and Store
Other Duties as assigned
Qualifications:
Minimum 1 year experience in visitor services, sales, or related field.
Must be reliable, punctual, accountable, and professional
Experience in hospitality, retail, customer service, or cultural organizations preferred
Requires cash-handling experience
Experience with POS and Microsoft Office Suite preferred
Ability to identify and positively resolve visitor issues in the moment; strong decision making skills necessary
Ability to handle confidential information in a professional manner
Must be able to work weekends and special events as necessary
Effective communications skills; able to write and speak clearly
Additional Requirements:
Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background and reference check, which will include criminal reports as well as verifications of employment and educational records. You must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer.
Historical building requires the ability to climb stairs.
To Apply:
Please submit your resume, cover letter and 3 professional references to info@gaslampfoundation.org.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 5th