Assistant Registrar, Photography and Photographic Archives Champaign, IL
Spurlock Museum of World Cultures
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The Spurlock Museum seeks a colleague with a talent for photography, a love of world cultures, and a passion for sharing their work with the public. We value a strong commitment to ethical practices in cultural heritage management, creative thinking, and enthusiasm for collaborative work. The successful candidate will embrace new technology and enjoy working in an environment that promotes innovation and experimentation. The Assistant Registrar will have the opportunity to develop the scope of the multimedia collection, determine new methods for increasing the accessibility of the collection, and create inspired programs designed to engage the University and broader community with the collection.
The Assistant Registrar, Photography and Photographic Archives will manage photography and the documentation, preservation, access, and distribution of the Museum’s Documentary Multimedia Collection, including rights management and copyright compliance according to professional standards and best practices.
Closes: August 13, 2018
Full posting here.
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Part-time Program Assistant Marble Springs State Historic Site
Governor John Sevier Memorial Asociation
The Governor John Sevier Memorial Association is seeking a motivated, mature, and reliable part-time program assistant for Marble Springs State Historic Site. Marble Springs was the last home site of John Sevier, Tennessee’s first governor, from the 1790s until his death in 1815. Located on 35 beautiful acres in south Knoxville, Marble Springs is funded under an agreement with the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Tennessee Historical Society. Additional funds are provided by Knox County and through fundraising efforts. The GJSMA’s mission is to provide a historically responsible interpretation of the life of John Sevier and the times in which he lived.
The program assistant will be a very important part of the team and will help Marble Springs maintain a reputation of excellence and friendliness. A strong work ethic, attention to detail, flexibility, a sense of humor, and an interest in history are essential to the position.
Essential Job Duties:
- Scheduling, coordinating, and otherwise managing school and other group tours
- Recruiting, training, and representing volunteers
- Scheduling volunteers and staff to support group tours, programs, and special events
- Serving as a team member in the development and execution of special events
- Providing hospitality and guidance to volunteers on work days
- Maintaining a volunteer roster and planning development opportunities for volunteers
- Conducting tours
- Assisting with communications to our support base, including phone calls, writing letters, sending emails and text messages, and posting on social media
- Operating a cash register to sell tours, memberships, and gift shop merchandise to visitors
- Assisting the executive director with compiling gift shop data and procuring items to sell in the gift shop
- Performing general office duties, using a computer, acting as a receptionist/host for our guests, answering phones, distributing messages, maintaining office supplies, maintaining a clean office environment, filing, copying, and mailing
- Assisting the executive director in gathering financial information and visitor tracking information for required reporting
- Other duties as assigned
- Bachelor’s degree preferred
- Two years of relevant experience with three references is required
- Willingness to take instruction and learn new skills is required
- Knowledge of general office practices, procedures and equipment, including Microsoft Office Suite is required
- Good communication skills, both written and oral, including a solid knowledge of business English and the use of social media, is required
- Excellent organizational skills, ability to prioritize work to meet deadlines, ability to multi-task is required
- Flexibility to work some weekends and evenings and reliable transportation is required
- Ability to lift, carry and transport materials and other supplies of up to 30 pounds is required
- Experience in public relations and marketing is a plus
- Retail sales experience is a plus
- Knowledge of museum operating practices is a plus
How To Apply:
Please submit a cover letter explaining why you would like to work at Marble Springs, your resume, and three references to Cherry Johnson, Executive Director, Marble Springs State Historic Site at No phone calls please.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted July 17th

Assistant to the Executive Director & Secretary to the Board of Directors St. Petersburg, FL
The Florida Holocaust Museum
The Florida Holocaust Museum is seeking a full-time administrative professional to coordinate and facilitate the complex administrative tasks of the Executive office. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Assistant to the Executive Director & Secretary to the Board of Directors has the following responsibilities:
Assistant to the Executive Director:
- Manages and assess daily needs and priorities of the Executive Director, including complex calendar management.
- Facilitates Executive Director’s email and written correspondence.
- Serves as first point of contact and liaison with a high level of confidentiality for all the Executive Director’s contacts, including Board members, donors, government officials, artists and others.
- Receives visitors, telephone calls and mail for Executive Director; ascertains nature of business and personally handles those requesting routine information, appointments and tasks; directs remainder to appropriate official/staff.
- Schedules appointments for the Executive Director; coordinates and schedules meetings on- and off-site; makes travel arrangements as necessary.
- Reviews and briefs for the Executive Director's attention news articles, reports, bulletins and other materials.
- Composes letters and memoranda for Executive Director's signature.
- Prepares purchase orders, expense reports and credit card reconciliation for the Executive Director.
- Maintains files and records for the Executive Director.
- Coordinates and completes projects and administrative assignments as directed by the Executive Director.
- Prepares and types a variety of routine and special reports from source material in files, including confidential material.
Secretary to the Board of Directors:
- Coordinates Board of Directors and Committee meeting schedules; collects RSVPs for quorum; drafts the Executive Director’s monthly presentation to the Board; prepares meeting packets by gathering reports from senior staff members; attends meetings and takes notes; follows up on action points.
- Maintains Board of Directors files. Assists board members with a variety of organization-specific requests.
- Participates in certain organization committees as required. Attends committee meetings on behalf of the Executive Director as required.
- Order or purchase consumable and non-consumable supplies for Board of Directors, committee and staff meetings. Prepares expense reports.
- Bachelor's degree preferred.
- Minimum of 2 years of experience in providing high administrative support to elected officials or senior management staff, or any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
- Must be very efficient, organized and able to handle multiple interruptions.
- Demonstrate strong knowledge of business English and show excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook; Raiser’s Edge; and internet research.
- Ability to prioritize tasks and work independently on complex and confidential administrative tasks, compose effective and accurate correspondence, and deal with non-routine and complex tasks.
- Demonstrate ability to deal with the Board, public, volunteers, and staff in a professional, effective and courteous manner.
- Demonstrate ability to independently prepare agendas, meeting minutes, and related complex or confidential correspondence.
- Experience in the nonprofit/cultural arena preferred.
Resumes with cover letter should be sent to: .
No phone calls regarding position. Candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted via email.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted July 14th

Curator Jacksonville, FL
Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville
A Cultural Institute of the University of North Florida
The Curator is a supervisory position which is primarily responsible for the advancement of the Museum’s exhibition program and maintaining a consistently high level of quality for the museum’s exhibition presentations. The Curator is tasked with creating and implementing a balanced schedule comprised of solo, group, and traveling projects. Among other responsibilities, he/she will propose large and small scale exhibitions, managing all phases and communicating all aspects relating to these projects; write scholarly publications and texts; assist with the development and growth of the Permanent Collection, including acquisitions across media; participate in fundraising and cultivation efforts; consult on press and marketing initiatives; and represent the Museum by delivering lectures, participating in symposia, and helping in other ways that further MOCA’s mission.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted July 14th

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Assistant Director of Community and Public Programs Jacksonville, FL
Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville
A Cultural Institute of the University of North Florida
The Assistant Director of Community and Public Programs, under the direction of a Director or above, collaborates across departments to create, coordinate, and deliver high-quality programs to broad and diverse audiences of all ages and backgrounds. The Assistant Director of Community and Public Programs works with education and curatorial staff, faculty, artists, performers, community members, and other participants to design seasonal program rosters. These will be engaging, innovative, thought-provoking experiences that build relationships with community organizations, both inside and outside of the campus community. He/she will develop and implement evaluation tools to measure, interpret, and analyze the outcomes of programs relative to strategic goals. Recommends policies and procedures to ensure effective coordination of departmental programs
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted July 14th

Community Engagement Manager Los Angeles, CA
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
The Natural History Family of Museum is seeking a Community Engagement Manager for our Education and Programs department. As part of the Education and Programs Division, the Community Engagement Manager works closely with the Director, Programs to develop and implement a comprehensive strategy for creating community programs and partnerships in Los Angeles County; work collaboratively with Museum staff and community members to ensure inclusive and authentic partnerships; develop, budget, plan and implement community programs for the diverse audiences of Los Angeles.
Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:
- Develop strategy for community partnerships and programs both onsite and in satellite locations.
- Cultivate relationships with key Los Angeles County organizations ie. libraries, LA Parks & Rec, etc.
- Content creation, development, planning and scheduling of community programs.
- Coordination with multiple departments for marketing, promotion, content development and execution of programs.
- Production and tracking of budgets, attendance and demographic reports as needed.
- Participate in and oversee calendar for the Community Engagement Council
- Facilitation support for other Public Programs.
This position has the following requirements:
- Bachelor's degree in Education, History, or Natural Sciences.
- Five or more years of experience developing community partnerships and/ or educational programming
- Must have excellent oral and written communication skills and be an effective collaborator
- Must possess cultural competence, sensitivity and knowledge of target communities
- Ability to multi-task and handle multiple priorities.
- Excellent follow through and attention to detail.
- Very flexible and helpful; occasional weekend hours will be required.
- Proficiency in using PC computers and Microsoft Office software, databases, and internet.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Spanish language fluency preferred.
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is seeking applicants who have demonstrated experience and commitment working with a diverse community. Salary is commensurate with experience plus excellent benefits. This is a full time regular, non-exempt position.
A cover letter, current resume, and list of 3-4 references are required for all applicants. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled. Interested candidates please visit and click the link of the position for which you are interested.
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please, No Phone Calls, No Fax.
To apply please go here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted July 13th

Curator of Exhibits (Museum Curator I/II) Jefferson City, MO
Missouri State Museum
Conduct original research for content, develop concepts and interactive elements, conduct audience evaluation, design exhibit and graphic elements, prepare objects and images, and construct and install exhibits
- Design visually dynamic, detailed and highly organized interpretive graphic materials using InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator for exhibition or publicity
- Work with the Director and Assistant Director to develop and implement a cohesive vision and strategy for the exhibition of Missouri history and natural resources
- Prepare exhibition budgets and expenses for all exhibitions, large and small
- Work closely with outside vendors for fabrication and installation of exhibitions
- Monitor exhibition components, anticipating and identifying potential problems that may pose a risk to security, safety, fire and visitors accessibility
- Work as part of a team with the rest of the curatorial and interpretive staff during the exhibition development process
- Create or update materials for each exhibit for interpretive staff and visitors
- Collaborate with other staff in the creation of interpretive materials, publicity materials and public programs for a variety of audiences, which may be impromptu or requiring immediate attention
- Provide excellent customer service, promote the museum mission and vision in all activities, represent the museum both within and outside the building
- Participate actively and positively in group administrative problem solving, decision making and long term strategic planning
- Follow professional museum standards, conservation principles, and museum policies
- Help with grants proposals and implementation for select projects
See job description, state benefits and application here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted July 13th

Fellowship in Education and Public History Alexandria, VA
National Women's History Museum
The National Women’s History Museum is pleased to announce the opening of a fellowship in Education and Public History. This program is open to graduate-level students and recent graduates in history, American studies, or a related program, including those at the doctoral level.
The Fellow will research and write print and digital content for student, teacher, and general audiences based on the Museum’s current curriculum initiatives. The topics vary across American women’s history. Content varies in length, according to each project.
Those who wish to gain further training in informal education initiatives that reach the K-12 classroom, and public history projects that make historical research available to general museum audiences should apply.
The Fellow will be based at the Museum’s administrative offices in Alexandria, Virginia, and will report directly to the Education Programs Manager. Applicants must be available to work part-time (15-20 hours per week) for a full nine-month academic year, beginning in September 2018. A $10,000 stipend is awarded with this fellowship.
Please submit a CV, cover letter, three references, and a writing sample of no more than 1,000 words to by COB on August 20, 2017.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted July 13th

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Kress Interpretive Fellow Houston, TX
The Museum of Fine Arts
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston is seeking a Samuel H. Kress Interpretive Fellow.
The Kress Interpretive Fellow will work collaboratively with staff in Learning and Interpretation, Curatorial, and Conservation to help create interpretive connections within the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston’s permanent collections: connecting audiences to premodern European art; connecting pre-modern European art to arts of the Islamic worlds and Asian art; and connecting pre-modern European art to modern and contemporary art. The Fellow will be involved with the broad initiative at the MFAH to create interpretive tools that will reach the Museum’s diverse audiences and communities.
More information can be found here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted July 13th

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Assistant Registrar, Acquisitions Tucson, AZ
The Center for Creative Photography (CCP)
The University of Arizona
The Center for Creative Photography’s (CCP) Curatorial/Museum Specialist (Assistant Registrar, Acquisitions) reports to the Registrar and is responsible for managing all museum acquisition processes. In addition, this position performs general registration and collections management tasks to assist the Registrar and may perform administrative functions as needed. This position requires collaboration with professionals in all departments at the Center, student employees, and researchers accessing the collection.
The ideal candidate for this position will enthusiastically take ownership of procedures and project management relating to CCP’s fine art and archives acquisitions. They will be a self-starter who enjoys collaborating with different CCP departments and takes initiative to make improvements to existing processes. We are looking for someone who is solution-oriented and is able to maintain professionalism while under pressure.
The Center for Creative Photography (CCP) is the premiere research collection of American photographic fine art and archives, promoting creative inquiry, dialogue, and appreciation of photography’s enduring cultural influence. The Center for Creative Photography is a world-renowned leader in preservation, teaching, learning, scholarship, and the appreciation of archival material and works of art by North America’s greatest photographers.
Full posting and to apply here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted July 13th

Museum Director at Confidential company San Antonio, TX
The Museum Director will be responsible for the effective administration, management, and day to day operations of the museum. The selected individual will supervise staff, and oversee the contractual requirements. The Museum Director will be the single point of contact for the city and ensure the museum achieves its mission and goals.
Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:
- Supervise, coach and evaluate staff
- Oversee curation of exhibit design and installation as well as educational programming
- Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals and mission of the museum
- Ensure AAM (American Alliance of Museums) accreditation is maintained
- Provide quality service, feedback and recommendations
- Assist patrons and public with questions
- Assist in the submission of museum events to media outlets as needed
- Oversee the implementation of human resources policies, procedures and practices
- Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best results of the museum
- Bachelor's degree required
- At least five years of experience in a key leadership position with museum based-experience required
- Strong previous experience in business development preferred
- Basic knowledge of programming, budgeting and financial management preferred
- Familiarity with the American Alliance of Museums preferred
- Must be outgoing, customer service oriented and willing to adapt to a fast-paced museum environment
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted July 12th

Curator/ Museum Administrator Lincoln, Neb
University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Center of Great Plains Studies, Great Plains Art Museum
Plan, prepare, implement, publicize, promote and install art exhibitions and educational exhibits and programs pertaining to Great Plains/Western art. Care for and develop a growing art collection, which includes 8,500 art objects and 8,000 volume library of Western Americana. Build and maintain relationships with patrons, collectors, donors, and artists and work with other university units and public organizations to promote collaborative projects. Develop and implement a fund-raising plan to build financial support for the museum. Work with the Director of the Center for Great Plains Studies to plan and implement fund-raising events and marketing strategies to maintain and increase the collection.
View requisition S_180541 here to apply. Criminal history background check will be conducted. Excellent benefits including staff/dependent scholarship program. Applicant review will begin July 30.
Full posting here.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is an EO/AA employer and encourages minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.
Minimum required qualifications: Master’s degree in art, art history, museum studies or related field required. Three years of experience in an art museum or related facility also required. Curator experience and public speaking experience essential.

Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted July 12th

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Curator Leadville, CO
National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum
The Curator is primarily responsible for coordinating the care, interpretation, and presentation of the Museum’s collections. The Curator researches, ident ifies, develops and facilitates exhibition ideas with both short- and long-term implementation strategies in mind. The Curator advises in the process for acquisition and collection planning to ensure that these activities adhere to the Museum’s mission statement and goals. She/he coordinates acquisitions, loans, traveling exhibits and proper collections care. The Curator often acts as the interface between donors, potential donors, collectors, visiting scholars, etc. involved with the interests of the Museum. She/he must foster and maintain good working relations with the public, network with other museums and professional agencies, and help to develop and implement public programming. The curator must also pursue funding and submit grant proposals to secure sponsorship for curatorial and development projects. Salary $34,000-$40,000 (dependent on level of experience) with benefits. This full-time position requires a Master’s degree.
Deadline for receipt of all application materials is 5:00 p.m. MDT July 31, 2018.
Go here for full job description and application procedures. EOE.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted July 11th

PT Education Coordinator Albany, NY
Position Overview:
The Shaker Heritage Society in Albany, NY seeks a part time Education Coordinator to develop and present education programs for our diverse audiences.
The mission of the Shaker Heritage Society is to strengthen our community through educational programs and historic preservation focused on the Shaker ideals of sustainability, equality, compassion, cooperation, and the pursuit of a meaningful life. We are searching for a creative and ambitious educator who will work with the SHS staff and volunteers to maintain our current, successful programming while working to build new audiences through thoughtful and meaningful new programs. The Education Coordinator is co-editor the quarterly Watervliet Shaker Journal and develops interpretive content for distribution via multiple platforms. S/he will also assist the Executive Director and other staff to recruit and train program volunteers.
Shaker Heritage Society is an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion.
The Society offers an employer contribution to retirement accounts for all employees, paid time off, a flexible work schedule, and professional development opportunities. This is a part time non-exempt position with a starting pay rate of $15/hr and a regular work schedule of 28hrs/wk including occasional nights and weekends.
Required Experience and Skills:
1-2 years of experience developing and implementing participatory education programs and experiences for children and adults
Basic understanding of historic site interpretation methodology
Effective organizational, verbal, and written communication skills and knowledge of history research methodology
Self-directed with an ability to multitask and proactively follow through on projects
Computer literate with a good understanding of how to use social media platforms
Demonstrated ability to work in teams and to collaborate with staff from other organizations
Bachelor’s Degree in history, education, museum studies or related field preferred
Please email a resume and cover letter to Starlyn D’Angelo, Executive Director at no later than July 30, 2018.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted July 11th

Museum Educator Hilton Head Island, SC
Coastal Discovery Museum, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.
Full Time, Salary $30,300.00 to $34,340.00/year
The Museum Educator is a dynamic and energetic individual who will inspire students to care for the Lowcountry. The educator will work in a fast-paced setting with children and adults and will need to be observant and responsive in a constantly changing work environment. An ability to maintain organization, read an audience, and teach with enthusiasm is required.
Qualifications: This position requires a bachelor’s degree, along with at least two years of experience working with children in a similar context (museum education, outdoor recreation, summer camp, etc). The educator must have content knowledge in biology or natural history, and be willing to handle animals, including reptiles and amphibians. In addition, excellent written and oral communication skills; experience in building curriculum-based programming; and strong organizational skills are necessary.
Essential Functions: The educator will lead school programs, present public programs and be responsible for maintaining supplies, coordinating with volunteers, setup, teaching, and cleanup related to these programs and others.
The educator will assists in habitat maintenance for all the animals used in educational programming, and have the primary responsibility for cleaning the museum’s tanks to a high quality, feeding animals, and ensuring the lab and kid’s zones of the museum are clean and organized.
The educator will care for and maintain outdoor interpretive areas including gardens, ponds, and conduct setup for outdoor docent-run programs such as Blue Crab Discovery.
The educator will develop a new after school program for students focused on providing them with basic knowledge about the Lowcountry environment, including: environmental change, physiography, plants and animals - including phytoplankton and zooplankton, marine invertebrates, fish, insects, amphibians and reptiles, birds, mammals, mushrooms, mosses, flowering plants, trees, etc.
Environment:The Coastal Discovery Museum has a small dedicated staff and working as part of a team and helping wherever needed is critical. We are located in multiple buildings on a 68 acre property, requiring the ability to traverse rough terrain, lift and carry heavy objects (up to 50 pounds). The educator is expected to be able to be observant of any needs or safety issues and take the initiative to resolve them. After routine training, the employee is expected to work independently with limited supervision.
To Apply: Apply by email to by sending a letter, resume, and names of three references. Please write “Museum Educator” in the subject line of any email correspondence.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted July 10th

Assistant Curator of Education Madison, WI
The Chazen Museum of Art
The Assistant Curator of Education is an integral member of the Museum Education team. Working under the general supervision of the Curator of Education, this individual helps oversee educational programs for the Chazen Museum of Art to include educational tours, development of educational material, and planning and coordination of public lectures and educational events. The Assistant Curator of Education is both the public face of the Chazen Museum of Art for many multigenerational audiences and a vital behind-the-scenes support staff person.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted July 6th

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Assistant Professor of Practice, Associate Professor of Practice, or Professor of Practice in Museum History and Practice San Marcos, TX
Texas State University
Position Description:
The Department of History at Texas State University invites applications for a professor of practice, any rank, in museum history and museum studies. The position is part of a thriving public history program concentration in the master's degree in History. The successful candidate will be expected to teach specialized undergraduate and graduate courses in the practice of public history in museums. Appointment begins August 15, 2019.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted July 6th

Exhibitions Manager Riverside, CA
University of California, Riverside
Salary: $47,126 - $75,836
Position Information: ARTSblock is the California Museum of Photography (CMP) and the Culver Center of the Arts, which also houses the Sweeney Art Gallery.
Reporting to the Senior Curator at the California Museum of Photography, and working collaboratively with all ARTSblock curators, exhibition design team, and the Director of Museum Education & Outreach, the Exhibition Manager will conceptualize, develop, research, and organize small-scale exhibitions.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted July 6th

Museum Scientist Riverside, CA
University of California, Riverside
$47,126 - $75,836
Position Information:
UC Riverside Earth Sciences Department seeks a Museum Scientist to conserve, oversee, and utilize departmental research, reference, and teaching collections; and manage the museum outreach program. The position is 85% time with flexible Monday through Friday hours.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted July 6th

Curator of Exhibits Denton, TX
The Curator of Exhibits develops exhibits as well as visual and design content for various exhibit and marketing materials. The Exhibits Curator assists with research and writing exhibits and any special projects, especially those needing visual design as a finished component.
Example Of Duties:
- Works under the administrative guidance and direction of the Director.
- Responsible for the conceptual design, construction, installation and maintenance of all permanent, temporary and traveling exhibits.
- Using excellent customer service skills establishes and maintains effective working relationships with other employees, officials, and all members of the public.
- Works as member of the staff in the long range planning of exhibits, content and concepts for department
- Oversees daily maintenance and operation of exhibits.
- Fabricates exhibit components or oversees fabrication work with outside designers and fabricators as assigned to insure a quality product; coordinates with other county departments including the county’s Facilities Department complex installation work.
- Assists with and designs all visual aspects in the department including but not limited to: exhibits, interpretive signage, directional/informational signage, displays, marketing/ advertising displays, visitor information booth, etc.
- Maintains a complete inventory of all department tools, exhibits and equipment; oversees exhibit shop and maintains exhibit furniture and cases.
- Purchases and maintains exhibit supplies and materials.
- Schedules/Facilitates regular and special exhibition events at any applicable County facilities
- Participates in special events and openings, programs and receptions, etc.
- Assist Assistant Director in obtaining quotes and/or bids for materials and services needed to complete assigned projects.
- Ensures that projects remain within allotted time frames, projected budget schedules, and reports any deviation of this schedule.
- Works as an administrative staff member to assist with various museum/countywide special events.
- Required to perform shift work in a rotation of days and evenings, including weekends and holidays.
- Operates a motor vehicle to assist in carrying out the business of the department and the County.
- Attendance at work is an essential function of this position.
The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
Minimum Qualifications:
Requires a Bachelor’s degree in design, fine arts, museum studies, or a minimum of one year experience working in a relevant field with a background in designing, fabricating, installing and managing exhibits, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted July 6th

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School and Family Programs Manager Gainesville, FL
Harn Museum of Art
The Harn Museum of Art School and Family Programs Manager develops, implements and evaluates youth and family programs, outreach programs, art camps, teacher workshops, and publications for K-12 students and educators at the museum and in schools, as well as, museum programs designed to engage student-age audiences.
Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area and four years of relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferred Qualifications: MA strongly preferred; degree in art education, arts administration, art history, education or related field. Minimum 2 years of arts administration or museum education experience.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted July 3rd

Executive Director Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Art & Science Museum
Louisiana Art and Science Museum (LASM), Baton Rouge seeks Executive Director. The Director will be an exceptional leader, passionate about art and science, a champion of education and museum experiences. Grow financial support, build audiences, promote lifelong learning. Budget of $2.3 million, staff of 26. 180,000 visitors annually, family-centered programs encouraging discovery and creativity. Demonstrate an active interest in the intersection of art, science, education.
Full description/apply here.
Deadline 8/20/2018
EOE. Nominations welcome
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted July 3rd

Collection Manager Lawrence, KS
Biodiversity Institute
University of Kansas
Position Overview:
The collection manager for the Division of Vertebrate Paleontology of The University of Kansas Biodiversity Institute administers a world-class collection. The collections consist of extensive fossil vertebrate specimens, along with archives and library holdings. Notable strengths of the collection include its Paleozoic and Mesozoic fishes and Paleozoic tetrapods; one of the finest assemblages of fishes, plesiosaurs, mosasaurs, ichthyosaurs, pterosaurs and toothed birds from the Kansas Cretaceous Niobrara Chalk; an array of hadrosaurs, tyrannosaurs and ceratopsians from the Fruitland Formation, New Mexico; Morrison Formation sauropods; Hell Creek and Lance Creek dinosaurs; a comprehensive Cenozoic mammal record from the central and western US; and the remarkable late Pleistocene fauna from Natural Trap Cave, Wyoming. University faculty, staff and students, and national and international scholars use the collections extensively for research and education. The collection manager is responsible for day-to-day activities in the collection and reports to the curator-in-charge.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted July 1st

Research Curator, Special Collections, KLS Boston, MA
Harvard University
The Polaroid Corporate Archive at HBS includes an extensive number of photographic works by renowned photographer Ansel Adams with over 7,500 photographs and over 7,000 pieces of related correspondence between Adams and Polaroid Corporation research scientists. Soon after the release of the 1948 camera, Polaroid began engaging fine arts photographs as freelance consultants to the company. The first and longest -serving of the consultant photographer was noted landscape photographer Ansel Adams who worked with Edwin Land from 1948 until Adam's death in 1984.
Harvard Business School is initiating a multi-year project focusing on this body of work and identifying opportunities to develop major exhibitions, publications and programs that illustrate the intersection between art, science, technology and business. Reporting to the Senior Director of Special Collections, the Research Fellow would conduct this analysis and exploration, develop proposals for moving forward, and be the primary liaison with the Harvard University Ansel Adams Advisory Board, which includes representatives from HBS and Harvard University.
Full posting here.
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Collections Manager Gainesville, FL
The Florida Museum of Natural History
University of Florida
Salary: $34,000 - $37,000, commensurate with education and experience
The Division of Vertebrate Paleontology of the Florida Museum of Natural History seeks a full-time (40 hr/wk) collection assistant. The position is funded by an NSF grant and has a duration of one year, with a starting date (negotiable) between August 24 and October 1, 2018 (the position may be extended for up to two additional years based on performance and availability of funds).
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted June 30th

Director of Facilities San Antonio, TX
San Antonio Museum of Art
San Antonio Museum of Art seeks an experienced Director of Facilities to oversee the daily operation of the Museum's mechanical facilities department, which consists of the Museum's buildings and support systems, including HVAC, electrical, lighting, plumbing, fire-life safety, and water features.
Ideal candidate should have experience in a comparable position, with ten plus years experience in plant engineering, including hands-on experience, which shows developed skills in completing and managing a range of physical plant maintenance and repair duties, including minor construction projects. This position reports to the Chief Operations Officer, and supervises the mechanics in the facilities department. Experience working in an historical building, and/or a museum or cultural institution a plus. Ideal candidate will have college-level work and/or technical training and experience in mechanical engineering systems, with course work in project management, systems management, and safety; must be willing to work a flexible schedule when needed, and able to respond to emergency situations, as well as be available for extended hours on a project-by-project basis.
Interested applicants may email cover letters and resumes to
San Antonio Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Executive Director Albany, NY
Shaker Heritage Society
Job Type: Full Time
Career Level: Executive
Education: Master’s Degree Preferred
Salary and Benefits: Commensurate with experience
Job Description:
The Shaker Heritage Society (the “Society”) seeks a skilled leader to serve as its Executive Director (“ED”). Founded in 1977, the Shaker Heritage Society is the steward of the Watervliet Shaker National Historic District. The historic district encompasses just over one square mile of public and private lands that are the site of America’s first Shaker settlement. The Society leases portions of the historic district from Albany County.
The ED is responsible for the general and fiscal leadership and management of the Society, including fundraising and earned income, programs, historic preservation, partnerships, grant writing/administration, annual giving, membership, budgeting, building preservation and maintenance, and external relations. The ED is charged with delivering on the mission and goals of the Society in a fiscally sound and continuously relevant manner.
The ED reports to the Board of Trustees, leads and directs a current staff of 4, and manages an annual expense budget of $392k. The ED must be a pro-active and highly visible symbol of the Society.
The new ED will preferably have a graduate degree in Historic Preservation, Museum Studies, Public History, Non-Profit Management, or a related field, a minimum of 5 years management experience, strong writing and speaking skills, demonstrated fund-raising success, a working understanding of technology and finance, and demonstrated collaborative skills. The new ED must also have a deep passion for preserving the rich history of the historic district, in promoting its continued relevance, and have the drive to achieve meaningful results. The ED must have the ability to work closely with an active Board of Trustees.
Historic Preservation:
Full posting here.
How to Apply-Deadline Friday August 3, 2018:
Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and names and contact information for 3 professional references to The approved candidate should be able to assume the position in early September 2018.
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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 grant writing sample to:
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.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted June 28th