Registrar - Part Time Seattle, WA
Seattle Aquarium
Reports to: Education operations coordinator
Status: Part-time, hourly, benefitted position
Hours of work: Wednesday noon–5pm, Thursday–Saturday 7:30am–4pm— candidates must be able to work this schedule
Date needed: ASAP
Posting expires: Friday, June 9, 2017
About the Seattle Aquarium:
The Seattle Aquarium is owned by the City of Seattle and under nonprofit management. The Aquarium currently serves over 825,000 visitors and 40,000 schoolchildren and their teachers annually. Guided by its mission of Inspiring Conservation of Our Marine Environment, the Seattle Aquarium has a realistic plan for phased growth based on record-setting attendance, membership and fundraising growth, an energized board of directors and professional management. The current annual budget is $16 million.
Position description:
The Seattle Aquarium is looking for a part-time registrar to join our school and public programs team. The registrar furthers the mission of the Seattle Aquarium by facilitating registration of programs and events as well as disseminating reports and relevant information to internal departments. This is done by providing excellent customer service to both internal and external customers including schools, groups and/or families wishing to participate in various on-site and outreach programs. Vital roles of this position include but are not limited to: clear and concise communication about programming at the Seattle Aquarium to potential customers; and expediting incoming registrations and requests and ensuring that the information is accurate and reported to appropriate departments.
The ideal candidate will have two years’ experience at a similar facility or comparable experience registering groups and educational programs as well familiarity with One Note, Gateway Galaxy, Raisers Edge, ACME and/or other similar registration software. Additionally, strong candidates will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, demonstrated experience with effective interdepartmental communication, and take a detail-oriented, organized and diligent approach to both everyday and ongoing tasks.
To view a full job posting visit our website at
Pay and benefits:
D.O.E. Please include pay rate expectations in your materials. Part-time staff are eligible for Seattle Aquarium’s part-time benefits package to include medical, vision, employer-funded health reimbursement account, flexible spending account and access to a subsidized ORCA pass as well as sick time.
How to apply:
The Seattle Aquarium is a progressive, equal opportunity employer that values a diverse workforce. All candidates are encouraged to apply by sending a résumé and one-page letter detailing interest and relevant experience to Application review will begin immediately.
Note: Must pass a background check.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 27th

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Collections & Furnishings Specialist Dearborn, MI
Historic Ford Estates
A major initiative with the project to restore, reimagine and reopen the Henry Ford Estate – Fair Lane in Dearborn, MI, is to refurnish the rooms at Fair Lane. There are limited original objects, allowing for the home to be used in a unique manner by repopulating with reproduction furniture and furnishings. This will allow the home to be opened without barriers, creating for the visitor an experience that is more interactive and engaging. As a member of the Historic Resources team, work with the Vice President for Historic Resources and the Director of Material Culture to develop the furnishing plan, to research reproduction companies/artisans, and to manage the production process. The position performs duties related to the cleaning, care, preservation and safe access of the collections of the Henry Ford Estate according to professional museum standards.
For full description and to apply go here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 27th

Archivist Dearborn, MI
Historic Ford Estates
As a member of the Historic Resources team, the Archivist is responsible for the organization, preservation, storage and access to the archival collections at the Historic Ford Estates, which includes the Edsel & Eleanor Ford House (Grosse Pointe Shores, MI) and the Henry Ford Estate – Fair Lane (Dearborn, MI). The Archivist develops, implements and upholds archival policies and procedures with regard to processing, documentation and accessing archival collections. The Archivist will also lead the development and implementation of an institutional archival/records management policy for the organization. S/he will be responsible for providing scans of images and documents as needed using appropriate digital and metadata standards, as well as researching copyright and ownership issues. The Archivist will work with the Collections team as needed to prepare the archival collections for the relocation into new or improved storage conditions. The Archivist may also assist on tasks related to digital assets and the associated database, as needed.
For full description and to apply go here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 27th

2018 Smithsonian Post-Graduate Paintings Conservation Fellowship with NMAAHC and MCI Washington, DC
The National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC is now accepting applications for a one-year post-graduate fellowship in paintings conservation beginning in late Summer 2017.
How It Works:
The conservation fellow will be part of an exciting opportunity for conserving paintings for NMAAHC with the Museum Conservation Institute (MCI). This fellowship provides an opportunity for a recent graduate to gain experience through study of paintings conservation, including preventive care for artworks in storage and on exhibit at NMAAHC’s Visual Art Gallery and conservation analysis and treatment in the studios of MCI.
The fellow will be advised by the NMAAHC Head of Collections and the MCI Senior Paintings Conservator. During this experience the fellow will have an opportunity pursue independent study related to paint analysis, preventive conservation, and treatment of diverse mixed media and single media paintings. In addition this opportunity will afford a fellow the opportunity to conduct research related to the conservation of modern and contemporary paintings. To defray living costs during the tenure of this one-year fellowship, fellows will be offered a stipend of $40,000 plus a health insurance allowance not to exceed $7,000.
Applicants should be a recent graduate of a recognized master's level conservation training program with knowledge and understanding of conservation principles and practices; conservation challenges of modern and contemporary paintings and the importance of preventive care; organic chemistry and its application in paint adhesion, cleaning and identification; paint aging and deterioration; painting structure and processes; and painting framing, hanging and handling. To make the most of this opportunity, applicants should have the ability to make critical decisions in performing conservation tasks as demonstrated by a portfolio. Oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills and computer and graphic skills are recommended.
How to Apply Applications for this opportunity are being accepted through the Smithsonian Online Academic Appointment (SOLAA) system through June 23, 2017.
Please address all inquiries to Dr. Renee S. Anderson, Head of Collections at or Jia-sun Tsang, Senior Paintings Conservator,, Tel: 301-238-1231.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 27th

Registrar/Collections Manager
Stillwater, OK
Oklahoma State University Museum of Art
The OSU Museum of Art Registrar/Collections Manager's purpose is to provide aspects of registration and collection management duties including activities involving the permanent collections, access to collections for scholarly research and in support of University classes, and day-to-day operations. Assist Associate Director of Collections/Chief Registrar with loans and exhibitions. The Registrar/Collections Manager works with museum staff, ensuring safe and proper handling, transportation, exhibition, storage, and documentation of permanent collections and loans. The Registrar/Collections Manager also trains and supervises student interns.
Work will be performed in an office environment, museum spaces, and in communities served. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. Position requires some independent overnight travel for research, professional meetings, couriering art works to venues nationally and other travel as necessary to fulfill responsibilities of the position. Some work activities may require weekend and evening working hours.
-The job will require lifting and moving objects on a frequent basis. The employee must regularly lift and/or move twenty-five (25) pounds.
-Position required reaching hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
-Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.
Bachelor's degree in Art History, Museum Studies, or related field
Three years related museum or gallery experience in registration and/or collection management with demonstrated proficiency in database management. Candidates must have knowledge of standard museum policies and procedures, AAM standards, and museum cataloging systems. Experience with standards of proper care and storage of museum objects is necessary.
Requires strong organizational and problem-solving skills and an attention to detail. Good communication skills in speech and written work are necessary.
Ability to drive large vehicles such as cargo van. Drivers license required.
Skills include:
-Safe handling of sensitive art objects, good eye-hand coordination and dexterity in the care and handling of valuable and irreplaceable artifacts.
-Matting and framing.
-Artwork installation and creative exhibition arrangement.
-Organizational skills to successfully store information and
physical objects.
-Ability to meet deadlines and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
-Ability to interact with all employees and volunteers at all levels of responsibility.
-Excellent written and oral communication skills; strong interpersonal skills. Must be able to communicate clearly with student workers, co-workers, donors, and the public.
-Public relation skills to promote exhibitions and donations through news media.
-Ability to maintain the highest ethics as they relate to all aspects of registrarial endeavor, and to understand and maintain the highest levels of confidentiality.
Knowledge of:
-General understanding of conservation practices and art history.
-Collection management and museum insurance practices.
-Exhibition loan and traveling exhibit practices.
-Damage prevention methods to protect against: light, humidity, mold, heat, etc...
-Artwork preparation for exhibit hanging and display.
-Safe storage and shipping methods.
Proficiency or Familiarity with:
-PC computer Platforms
-Microsoft Word, PhotoShop, FileMaker Pro, PastPerfect
-Internet and library research
Master's degree in Museum Studies, Art History, Arts Administration, or related field.
5 years of related museum or gallery experience.
Skills in handling, moving, lifting and packing museum collections are preferred. Photography skills are preferred.
For full job posting and application portal visit:
Reference number: req3317. AA/EEO/E-Verify Employer.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 26th

Museum Director Ukiah, CA
Grace Hudson Museum
$4,940-$6,005 monthly.
Complete job descriptions & application available at City of Ukiah, 300 Seminary Ave. Ukiah, CA or here.
Open until filled. EOE.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 25th

Director of Blackwater Draw Archaeological Site Portales, NM
Eastern New Mexico University
Eastern New Mexico University ( seeks applications for the Director of the Blackwater Draw Locality No. 1 archaeological site, beginning August 2017. The Director’s position includes instructional and collections management responsibilities. We seek an archaeologist able to teach in one or more of the following areas: archaeological field methods, museum studies, applied archaeology, historic preservation laws and regulations, or Geographic Information Systems (GIS). We prefer someone who is permit ready for the State of New Mexico. The successful candidate must be willing to collaborate with current faculty to incorporate site resources into coursework, direct activities and personnel at the site and museum, interact with public groups of various levels of experience and ages, and assist with a summer field school in alternate summers. Preference will be given to candidates who have a Master’s in Anthropology and experience in Paleoindian archaeology. Our program has a strong graduate component, and candidates must be willing to help supervise Master’s research and internships.
Electronic Application Instructions: Electronic applications may be submitted through the links available on the Employment area of the ENMU Human Resources page. Include all the information requested below.
Instructions for Applying in Person: Applications may be picked up at the ENMU Office of Human Resources, located in the Administration Building, room 113. Please submit the application form along with all required documents (listed below) in person to the Office of Human Resources or to the following address:
ENMU Human Resources
1500 S. Ave. K
Station 21
Portales, NM 88130
Applicants should submit a letter of interest outlining qualifications, current curriculum vitae, academic transcripts, and names of three references. Applications will be reviewed beginning July 10, 2017. Applicants must pass a pre-employment background check. ENMU is an Affirmative Action Employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in its programs, activities, or employment. People seeking additional information about the University’s non-discrimination policy should contact the Affirmative Action Officer at the above address.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 23rd

Facilities Rental & Marketing Supervisor Los Angeles, CA
Japanese American National Museum
Little Tokyo
Full-Time/ Exempt
An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution and AAM accredited, the Japanese American National Museum ( is recognized as one of the nation’s premier cultural museums. In 2010 the Japanese American National Museum received America’s highest honor for museums, the federal IMLS National Medal. The National Museum is located adjacent to the Metro Gold Line in the historic Little Tokyo/arts district in downtown Los Angeles, a neighborhood that has experienced an exciting revitalization with diverse new restaurants, shops, luxury apartments, and nightlife.
The Facilities Rental & Marketing Supervisor is responsible for all logistical aspects of the National Museum’s on-site facilities rental program. Position is responsible for developing and implementing a marketing strategy to sustain and promote the event rental program. Will interface with clients and assist with planning and implementation of their event, position also provides oversight for internal space reservations. This position will require some early morning, evening and weekend hours.
Bachelor’s degree in communication, marketing, hospitality or related field preferred. Minimum 4 years special event planning experience and facilities rental operations management. Prior non-profit or museum experience desired. Previous supervisory experience, scheduling of staff, and ability to work well under pressure to meet deadlines while providing superior customer service. Ability to work in a team environment with all levels of Staff, Volunteers, Board, contractors/vendors and visitors is required. Familiarity with MS Office, Gmail and Altru or similar software. Visit for more information/application form. EOE.
Benefits: M, D, V, FSA, ERISA 403(b), 12 holidays, sick/vacation time, parking, discounts in museum store and Chado tea room.
Submit: Cover Letter, application and resume with salary history & references
Japanese American National Museum
Attn: Human Resources
Re: Facilities Rental & Marketing Supervisor
100 N. Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Fax (213) 830-5673
No Phone Calls Please.
The mission of the Japanese American National Museum is to promote understanding and appreciation of America’s ethnic and cultural diversity by sharing the Japanese American experience.
We share the story of Japanese Americans because we honor our nation’s diversity. We believe in the importance of remembering our history to better guard against the prejudice that threatens liberty and equality in a democratic society. We strive as a world-class museum to provide a voice for Japanese Americans and a forum that enables all people to explore their own heritage and culture.
We promote continual exploration of the meaning and value of ethnicity in our country through programs that preserve individual dignity, strengthen our communities, and increase respect among all people. We believe that our work will transform lives, create a more just America and, ultimately, a better world.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 23rd

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Assistant Curator Oklahoma City, OK
Oklahoma City, OK
Full Time / Exempt
About us:
Our mission is to enrich lives through the visual arts. Accredited by the American Association of Museums, the Oklahoma City Museum of Art serves more than 135,000 visitors annually from all 50 states and over 30 foreign countries and presents exhibitions drawn from throughout the world. The Museum’s collection covers a period of five centuries with highlights in European and American art from the 19th to the 21st century, a growing collection of contemporary art and a comprehensive collection of glass sculpture by Dale Chihuly. The Museum boasts the region’s premiere repertory cinema, which screens the finest international, independent, and classic films, and is home to the Museum School, which offers classes for students of all ages as well as art camps for children.
Position Overview:
The Oklahoma City Museum of Art seeks a dynamic, creative, knowledgeable, and highly organized individual to advance the Museum’s mission of enriching lives through the visual arts. Candidates for this position should possess a Master’s in History of Art or a closely aligned field, and must have one-to-two years curatorial experience at minimum. This individual will coordinate and manage the original content and logistics of most of the Museum’s traveling special exhibitions, and will provide curatorial oversight for OKCMOA’s internationally prominent Dale Chihuly collection. This individual likewise will be responsible for curating select permanent collection installations and small exhibitions from a wide of artistic fields. All candidates for this position must be comfortable working within a highly collaborative environment, and must possess the skills necessary to champion the Museum’s well-respected brand within a rapidly changing community.
Major Responsibilities:
- Manages all creative and interpretative content for most of the Museum’s traveling exhibitions
- Curates and oversees the Museum’s internationally prominent Dale Chihuly glass collection
- Curates and oversees the reinstallation of select permanent gallery installations and exhibitions as assigned by Director of Curatorial Affairs
- Creates interpretative copy for labels, gallery guides, etc. as needed for all assigned exhibitions
- Works with Head of Design and Installation and Director of Curatorial Affairs to produce exhibition layouts for all assigned exhibitions
- Works with Registrar to manage logistical aspects of all exhibitions
- Manages editorial and advertising content of all exhibitions
- Meets regularly with departments to manage exhibition messaging and to ensure the timely completion of exhibition-related work tasks
- Conducts interviews and responds to other press inquiries for all assigned exhibitions
- Assists Learning and Engagement department with lectures and docent corps
- Works with Marketing department to create original social media for all assigned exhibitions
- Performs research into the Museum’s permanent collection, including provenance research
- Recommends and advances original and traveling exhibition concepts
- Works with Development department on grant applications and to produce copy for external publications, including the Annual Report
- Acts as a liaison between the Curatorial department and other Museum departments as needed
- Develops an area of specialization that advances the Museum’s mission
- Supervises Curatorial department interns
- Other duties may be assigned as needed
- Education and Experience:
Master’s degree or higher in History of Art preferred; Master’s degree in History of Art or closely related field of study pertinent to museum practice or the equivalent required
One-to-two years minimum related experience in a similar position in a museum or gallery required
- Language Skills:
Ability to read, analyze, and manage departmental budgets
Ability to research and create written and visual content for publication and/or presentation
Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups and/or boards of directors
Additional skill: foreign language is a plus
Required Documents:
- Writing samples
Compensation and Benefits:
Competitive salary; commensurate with experience
Benefits package available
How to apply: Interested candidates may submit resume and cover letter by e-mail to
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 23rd

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Director of Development Los Angeles, CA
Japanese American National Museum
Little Tokyo
Full-Time/ Exempt
Based in Los Angeles’ historic Little Tokyo neighborhood, it has a nation-wide focus and international base of support. An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution and AAM accredited, the Japanese American National Museum ( is recognized as one of the nations’ premier cultural museums. In 2010, the Japanese American National Museum was awarded America’s highest honor for a museum, the National Medal from the IMLS.
Director of Development is a key member of the department staff leadership team. DOD will help plan and lead all fundraising programs such as individual giving (planned giving & annual campaigns), institutional giving (corporate, foundation, government & sponsorships), membership, donor cultivation & stewardship, and all other aspects of fundraising to advance the mission of the Museum. DOD is directly responsible for special events including Gala Dinner, Silent Auction and After Party. Oversees daily operations of Development department and leads team to meet revenue goals. Works closely with VP of External Relations to ensure strong inter-and intra- department communication and strategic planning. Bachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited university/college in public administration, humanities or related field, Advanced degree is preferred.
At least five years of successful management and fundraising experience, particularly in special events management and development operations with increasing responsibility. Must have ability to work effectively with all levels of staff, volunteers, consultants and Board members with diverse backgrounds. Familiarity with both local and national Japanese American/Asian American community organizations, history, culture, current events and politics. Experience in Altru or similar fundraising/donor software. Visit for full description and application form. EOE.
Benefits: M, D, V, FSA, ERISA 403(b), 12 holidays, sick/vacation time, parking, discounts in museum store and Chado tea room.
Submit: Cover Letter, application and resume with salary history & references
Japanese American National Museum
Attn: Human Resources
Re: Director of Development
100 N. Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Fax (213) 830-5673
No Phone Calls Please.
The mission of the Japanese American National Museum is to promote understanding and appreciation of America’s ethnic and cultural diversity by sharing the Japanese American experience.
We share the story of Japanese Americans because we honor our nation’s diversity. We believe in the importance of remembering our history to better guard against the prejudice that threatens liberty and equality in a democratic society. We strive as a world-class museum to provide a voice for Japanese Americans and a forum that enables all people to explore their own heritage and culture.
We promote continual exploration of the meaning and value of ethnicity in our country through programs that preserve individual dignity, strengthen our communities, and increase respect among all people. We believe that our work will transform lives, create a more just America and, ultimately, a better world.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 23rd

Collections Manager Louisville, KY
Frazier History Museum
Responsible to the Chief Curator, the Collections Manager is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Museum’s collection, specifically risk management and documentation of the collection. This includes the development and maintenance of the record systems (physical and digital) and is responsible for the storage systems of the collection. Responsibilities cover logistics and documentation of all accessions, deaccessions, and incoming and outgoing loans.
Collections Manager duties are listed in thef full posting here.
Required Experience:
- Minimum of 5 years of collections and records management related museum experience
- Knowledge of current museum practices and techniques of collections management, including registration, exhibition, and preservation; object care and handling; industry standard cataloging methods; computer literacy and records management
- Experience with current versions of Microsoft Office Suite and PastPerfect Museum Software
- Must be detail-oriented with excellent organizational and research skills
- Must be a self-starter with the ability to work on multiple projects with little or no supervision
- Must have good work ethic, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively to achieve departmental and institutional goals
Required Education: Minimum of a B.A. in History, Public Administration, Museum Studies or related humanities field (Post-graduate degree in Museum Studies strongly preferred);
To apply, send resume and cover letter to
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 23rd

Program Manager - Director of the Natural History Museum Rocklin, CA
Sierra College Natural History Museum
Campus:Rocklin Campus
Closing Date: 07/05/2017
Under general administrative direction of the Dean of Sciences and Math, plans, directs, manages, oversees and provides leadership for Sierra College Natural History Museum. This position will also be responsible for establishing connections with the community via public outreach, through the coordination, marketing, event planning and general facilitation of museum tours, and lectures, including teacher-training activities. The position is also responsible for the general management of the on campus nature preserve and arboreta and plays an active role in the development of an endowment fund to address long-term funding needs.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 23rd

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Laramie, WY
University of Wyoming Art Museum
The University of Wyoming seeks applications for the position of Director, University of Wyoming Art Museum (UAM). We are seeking a creative, visionary leader in the arts to advance the museum as a vibrant, inclusive, and collaborative environment for the academic and local communities and statewide constituents that it serves.
The UAM is a place for learning, interdisciplinary discourse, and cultural engagement for all ages. All programs build on a diverse collection of more than 8,000 objects that date from the 11th century BCE to the present, and represent a range of cultures, genres, time periods, and locations. It presents more than 15 exhibitions annually, drawn from the collection and curated from outside sources, expanding the museum’s holdings and addressing topics and ideas that are relevant today. UAM is the only art museum in Wyoming to embrace the full breadth of creative expression from national and international sources. A dynamic Preschool – 12 education program centered on object and inquiry-based learning serves more than 10,000 students annually. A Teaching Gallery, class visits, public and community programs, cross-college partnerships and a new academic engagement curator are advancing direct connections between the UAM resources and actively advancing intellectual and cultural investigations. As a significant part of a land grant institution with a statewide constituency base, the UAM has programs that deliver original art and learning opportunities to even the most remote communities across the state.
The director is supported by a national advisory board and leads a staff of 11 FTE positions and numerous part-time employees, volunteers, and interns. The museum’s team of curators, teachers, and staff support creative thinking, interdisciplinary discussions, and a safe environment for diversity, inclusion, and equality. UAM fosters best practices in care and development of the collection and engages broad public audiences in educational opportunities and outreach to statewide audiences.
As its chief administrative officer, the director provides strategic leadership to advance the UAM mission and its support of the larger academic mission of the university. The Director is responsible for all aspects of UAM’s operations including fiscal and personnel management, and represents the museum to other academic and administrative departments and various external constituents including alumni and donors, public audiences, and the museum and arts professions. The Director’s development efforts include cultivating donors and securing financial support from individuals, corporations, businesses, foundations, and government agencies as well as working with the museum’s National Advisory Board to execute a planned capital campaign.
The Director will oversee the museum's general operations, exhibitions, permanent collection, fundraising, educational programs, and engagement with the state and regional arts community. The Director will be committed to integrating the museum into the University's overall educational mission by providing opportunities for teaching and learning through exhibitions and outreach activities, and enhancing the connection to, and collaboration with, the university’s academic programs, faculty, students and staff. Enhancing the museum’s visibility, scholarly activity, and student experience and utilization is also desirable.
The UAM Director reports to the Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs. This is a 12-month, full time appointment; a full compensation package is based on qualifications and experience. The preferred start date is October 1, 2017.
Minimum Qualifications:
- A master’s degree in art history, curatorial studies, or related area or a combination of education and significant experience in the field.
- 5 years of progressive leadership and development experience in an arts institution.
- Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
Desired Qualifications:
- Significant administrative experience in budget and personnel management
- Knowledge of art museum and curatorial best practices
- Familiarity with contemporary art
- Experience in an academic setting
- Demonstrated ability to manage collaboratively
- Abilities to identify and grow broad audiences, communities and constituencies
- A strong record of success in donor relations, fundraising, and capital campaigns
- Demonstrated success in working with inclusive and diverse populations
- Record of publication and/or creative activity
- Experience with educational outreach
- Proven leadership in strategic and long range planning
- Understanding and knowledge of museum education
Required Materials:
Complete the online application, including uploading the following as one document: a letter of interest, resume/CV and contact information for five professional references.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled with review of applications beginning immediately. Interested applicants are encouraged to submit materials by June 30th.
For full job posting and application portal here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 20th

Executive Assistant & Office Manager Mount Vernon, VA
George Washington’s Mount Vernon
The Executive Assistant is responsible for supporting the Senior Vice President for Development, coordinating office logistics, serving as the public face of the development office through answering the main phone line and greeting department guests, providing department-wide administrative support, and serving as an essential back-up for data processing.
Position Specific Responsibilities:
Support for Senior Vice President
- Provides administrative support to Sr. V.P. through calendar and correspondence management, scheduling meetings, screening telephone calls, expense reporting, and arranging travel.
- Assists Sr. V.P. in preparing various materials including Department’s annual business plan and budget.
- Arranges meetings, secures space, and prepares materials for meetings, taking meeting notes as required.
- Interfaces with various estate Departments and other Senior Mount Vernon leadership.
- Assists in coordinating the schedules and logistics for visiting VIP visitors to the Estate.
- Utilizes sound independent judgment to attend to matters when the Senior Vice President is out of the office; independently performing some tasks, while delegating additional matters to the appropriate staff member.
Reception and Office Administration
- Answers the main Development phone line and serves as call-center liaison.
- Fields departmental correspondence and calls, monitors general email accounts and provides timely response utilizing sound independent judgement to delegate to appropriate staff those inquiries/ issues.
- Manages all departmental administrative duties and helps to establish and maintain a variety of office procedures to manage the logistics and daily operations of the Sr. V.P.'s office and Development Department. {Includes expense reporting, opening and distributing the mail, ordering supplies, facilitating the movement of various items back and forth to the estate as well as FedEx shipments, and scheduling staff and other department meetings.}
- Packages proposals and mailings to include printing and coordinating attachments, scanning documents, completing FedEx or mailing packaging, and ensuring pick up and delivery.
- Responsible for maintenance and accuracy of office files and records.
- Creates and compiles handouts, itineraries, mailings, and packets for Development Department meetings and other Board activities.
Data Processing and Updates
- Serves as back-up for data entry processing, event response tracking, acknowledgements, and reconciliation.
- Serves as back-up for constituent database updates.
- Updates steps and plans for major gift officers in conjunction with solicitation management and donor pipelines.
- Assists with populating plans, solicitors, and other constituent record information.
Event Assistance
- Assists with fundraising event preparation and execution.
- Provides on-site support for events and programs as needed by the Department, which typically occur on the weekends or in the evenings.
- Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
A minimum of 2 years executive assistant experience, preferably in a development office.
An interest in the mission of George Washington’s Mount Vernon with eagerness to learn more and share its importance with others.
Strong attention to detail, especially in data processing.
Ethical fundraiser standards and practices.
Bachelor’s degree required.
Computer proficiency, including Microsoft Office Suite, Tessitura CRM.
Excellent Communication skills both verbal and written.
Special Requirements:
Availability to work non-traditional business hours on occasion
Mount Vernon is an equal opportunity employer
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 19th

Development Assistant Mount Vernon, VA
George Washington’s Mount Vernon
The Development Assistant is the primary staff member responsible for gift processing, acknowledgments, and financial reconciliation.
Position Specific Responsibilities:
Gift Processing
- Performs and oversees data entry for all gift processing.
- Data entry of all event responses.
- Closes and posts all development gift entry batches.
- Runs daily reports and reconciles records as necessary.
- Assists with audit information.
- Works in conjunction with other Departments.
Gift Acknowledgements
- Prepares all acknowledgements.
- Oversees the acknowledgement of all direct mail and membership donations.
Constituent Database Updates
- Updates constituent records as needed.
- Maintains currency of records for leadership volunteer groups.
- Conducts weekly data entry quality control checks.
- Coordinates and aids volunteers that perform data cleanup including merging duplicate accounts.
Office Administration
- Prepares monthly giving reports.
- Provides back-up phone coverage for the main Development phone line.
- Provides on-site support for events and programs as needed by the Department, which typically occur on the weekends or in the evenings.
- Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
A minimum of 1 year of professional experience, preferably in a development setting.
Bachelor’s degree required.
An interest in the mission of George Washington’s Mount Vernon with eagerness to learn more and share its importance with others.
Strong attention to detail, especially in data processing.
Ethical fundraiser standards and practices.
Computer proficiency, including Microsoft Office Suite, Tessitura CRM.
Excellent Communication skills both verbal and written.
Special Requirements:
Available to work non-traditional business hours on occasion
Mount Vernon is an equal opportunity employer
Full details here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 19th

Museum Director Stillwater, OK
Sheerar Museum is hiring a full time Museum Director. Visit for details.
To apply, send resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references to or Sheerar Museum 702 S. Duncan St., Stillwater 74076.
No phone calls.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 18th

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Collection Manager
Greenville, NC
Country Doctor Museum and the Laupus Library
East Carolina University
Vacancy #: 002633
Salary Range: $25,900-$43,334
Closing Date: 05-26-2017
This is a time limited/1-3 year position.
This position would work with both the Country Doctor Museum and the Laupus Library historical objects.
The first priority project the employee would be to catalog all Laupus artifacts in rediscovery: Proficio. This would enable the library employees to search for artifacts relevant for particular research interests and to effectively maintain records of these objects in an inventory system. This person would work with the Head of History Collections on ensuring the metadata is sufficient for export for ECU Libraries web presences.
Additional work would include:
• completing Laupus laboratory safety training (potential to serve as Lab Manager)
• selecting conservation supplies for Head of History Collections to work to procure
• performing light conservation treatments on objects or recommending de-accession or outsourcing of more extensive treatments to History Collections Librarian, Head of History Collections, and Curator of Country Doctor Museum
• preparing artifacts for exhibit, recommending (and maintaining approved) ideal long-term preservation conditions for artifacts
• completing research on artifacts (including patent information, use of the artifact, and timeline of when the artifact was created and used, and any information related to provenance)
• working on developing a policy for object loans with Head of History Collections
• photographing objects
• composing online posts on the objects for social media and/or the library website
The employee would do the same for Country Doctor Museum. Their primary work with the CDM would be to start:
• preparing artifacts for exhibit
• ensuring adequate storage environments
• working with Laupus Library to order supplies needed for preservation and conservation of these materials
Additional projects related to the objects can be completed as approved and as time permits.
Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalency and two years of experience in library services, office support, or related field; or equivalent combination of training and experience.
Preferred Education and Experience:
BA in Anthropology, Archaeology, Public History, or related field and experience in describing and/or cataloging objects is preferred.
Completion of conservation coursework and/or volunteer or paid field or museum artifact conservation experience is desired.
Ability to lift at least 25lbs and have a valid NC driver's license is preferred.
View complete job descriptions, requirements, and application instructions at
Applications must be received in the Department of Human Resources by the closing dates indicated. Please submit online ECU staff applications at
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Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 17th

Curator of Education Fairfield, CT
Fairfield University Art Museum
The Fairfield University Art Museum recently designated one of the nation's top 50 "most amazing college museums" by College Rank is seeking a full-time Museum Educator/Academic Coordinator to spearhead and oversee education initiatives within the university as well as for demographically diverse audiences from the surrounding geographic community.
In consultation with the Director/Chief Curator and the Assistant Director and Collections Manager, the Curator of Education will be responsible for the conception, development, implementation, oversight and management of education programs and audience engagement platforms catering to K-12 students, teachers, and adult learners in surrounding Fairfield County, including Fairfield, Bridgeport, and Westport. Within the University the Curator of Education will be the liaison to academic departments across campus and will work with faculty to encourage, formulate, facilitate and advance curricular connections between the museum's exhibitions and permanent collection and the university's pedagogical and cultural offerings. Piloting innovative, stimulating, and culturally enriching initiatives for both internal and external stakeholders in accordance with best practices, and harnessing effective new visual learning, teaching, and interpretative strategies developed by peer institutions are an essential component of this position.
Duties and responsibilities include:
- Designing, providing content of, and managing on-site interpretive programs for school groups (students and teachers), families, seniors and retirees, members of the general public, and special needs audiences
- Creation and management of volunteer docent program (including recruitment and training)
- Lecturing in the galleries on the permanent collection and special exhibitions
- Organizing lectures and other programs for students, scholars and the public
- Interaction with faculty across multiple disciplines to heighten awareness of museum collections and exhibitions and formulate strategies for incorporating works of art in the university curriculum
- Oversee successful Family Day program in collaboration with Museum Assistant and interns
- Develop strategies for audience engagement, digital content creation and delivery, and the use of technology and social media on-site and as an external marketing and interpretive tool
- Provide content for the museum website, gallery didactics, and printed educational materials
- Collaborate with colleagues in Development and Advancement on fund-raising efforts in support of museum-based Educational initiatives on campus and externally
- Collaboration with Educators at neighboring cultural institutions as appropriate
- Master's degree or PhD. in Art History or closely allied, cognate field in the Humanities with significant course work in art history and broad understanding of a range of historical periods, cultures, and major artistic trends
- Demonstrated interest in Museum Education
- Willingness to learn about new subjects and material outside established area/s of expertise
- Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
- Ability to manage multiple projects effectively
- Close attention to detail
- Excellent organizational skills
- Ability to meet deadlines
- Ability to work closely and collegially with academic and museum colleagues, university students and adult volunteers
- Computer and software literacy including familiarity with Word, Excel, and PPT
- Museum experience, preferably in an Education function, preferred
Additional Information:
This grant-funded position is scheduled for 1 year and contingent upon additional funding beyond this duration of employment.
All offers of employment are contingent upon a satisfactory background check.
Application Instructions:
Please submit a resume, cover letter, and employment application here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 16th

Manager of Community Engagement Milwaukee, WI
Haggerty Museum of Art
The Haggerty Museum of Art at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin seeks a Manager of Community Engagement to provide innovative and dynamic leadership to the Haggerty Museum of Art’s community engagement efforts. The person hired for this newly-created role will position the museum as an active member of Milwaukee’s dynamically diverse community. S/he will expand the museum’s capacity to build community collaborations, to create bi-directional community partnerships, and to respond to community needs. The Manager of Community Engagement will develop and implement strategic and results-driven collaborative public programming that integrates a broad range of diverse community stakeholders with the Haggerty Museum of Art’s collections, exhibitions and programs. Go to this link for more information, or to apply.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 16th

Programs Coordinator Tulsa, OK
Philbrook Museum of Art
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Set within a twenty-five acre site three miles from downtown Tulsa, Philbrook's main campus is a unique combination of historic house, modern museum complex, and beautifully gardened property. In 2013, the Museum expanded with the opening of Philbrook Downtown - a 30,000 sq. ft. satellite facility located in the heart of Tulsa's vibrant Brady Arts District.
Distinguished by nationally recognized collections, facilities, and gardens, it is the premier cultural institution in the city of Tulsa and a statewide leader in the cultural life of Oklahoma.
Position Overview:
Philbrook Museum of Art is seeking a Programs Coordinator. This position is responsible for developing and overseeing current and new programs related to the diverse learning audiences at Philbrook. This position will primarily oversee The Collective, Philbrook’s Teen program, and Art Focus, a program designed for care givers and people with early-stage dementia and memory loss related to Alzheimer’s disease. In addition to serving these specific audiences the Programs Coordinator will also assist the Creative Engagement Leads with a variety of programs as needed.
- Manage program assistants to assure productivity, efficiency and continuous improvement of the staff. Monitor and evaluate performance and report needs for coaching, training and corrective action to the Creative Engagement Leads. Assure equitable administration of Philbrook policies and compliance with regulatory and legal requirement.
- Work with Creative Engagement Leads on the collaborative development of programming, learning outcomes and evaluation of community based platforms. Manage, and facilitate programming by supervising program assistants, securing programming space, ordering and maintaining equipment and supplies, and monitoring budgets in order to achieve program outcomes.
- Identify and collaborate with community partners in conjunction with Creative Engagement Leads to deepen program impact and strengthen community relationships.
- Work collaboratively with necessary staff across the Museum in order to effectively implement platforms and programs; partnering with appropriate departments as needed.
- Administer budgets for designated program budgets, and work with the Creative Engagement Leads and the Education Administrator to manage platform budgets.
- Work closely with Creative Engagement Leads to develop and evaluate platform and program outcomes.
- Maintain prompt and reliable attendance in order to successfully perform the duties of the job.
- BS, BA, or BFA in studio art, art education, museum studies or related field required.
- At least one year of work experience in a museum setting strongly encouraged, this can include internships.
- At least one year of related experience with diverse audiences preferred.
- Experience as a practicing artist is a plus.
Preferred Qualifications
- Experience working with Teen, Internship Programs, Community Outreach and/or Programs related to Alzheimer’s care is desirable.
- Experience working collaboratively with community partners for program development is desired.
- Ability to interact with diverse populations in a helpful, friendly, and professional manner.
Please send inquiries, cover letter and resume to
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 16th

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Event and Facility Rental Coordinator
Raleigh, NC
Gregg Museum of Art and Design
North Carolina State University
The Event and Facility Rental Coordinator will be directly responsible for all aspects of rentals and events at the new Gregg Museum of Art & Design. Promoting the Gregg Museum as a venue for private, corporate, and university functions, this position will implement the facility rental program from the ground up while meeting established revenue goals for this area of the organization. The event coordinator will be scheduling and facilitating the details required for each booking from contracting to production, hiring and coordinating staff events, and representing the museum in a professional and friendly manner. This position reports to the Museum Operations Manager. Some on-site evening and weekend work will be required, so a flexible schedule is necessary.
North Carolina State University is a land-grant university and home to about 35,000 students and is situated in the piedmont region of North Carolina. The Gregg Museum of Art & Design inspires creativity, innovation, and the expression of ideas by making its collections and activities freely accessible to the university, the community, and the public. The Gregg acquires and preserves a vast collection of more than 40,000 diverse objects of art, crafts and design and encourages and facilitates the use of the collection for teaching, learning, research and enjoyment. The Gregg Museum is set to open its first ever stand-alone purpose built facility in the fall of 2017.
For more information on this position, please visit this site.
Interested candidates should submit electronic copies of their resume, cover letter and contact information of three references.
NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, veteran status, or disability
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 15th

Curator Holmdel, NJ
New Jersey Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Foundation
The Curator manages every aspect of the museum collections from initial donor inquiries to curating exhibitions.Responsible for documenting and managing the collection in PastPerfect.Handle image use, loan and research requests. Responsible for all collections-related tasks pertaining to the NJVVMF’s annex expansion project including designing the collections storage space and managing the collections move. Develop annual budgets for collections care and exhibitions
Manage Huntington Block insurance policy. Document Foundation restoration projects and oral histories from relevant community members. The Curator supports the fundraising work of other staff members and takes the lead on collections-related grant applications and project management. The Curator works with the Museum Educator to develop, support and implement programs for students, educators and the general public. Manage the Foundation’s Memorial-based Biography Project. Recruit and manage interns for collection-related projects. Manage technology for the Foundation. Work with our IT and Web consultants to manage all technology projects. Work with relevant consultants on museum software, computer and theater system maintenance. Manage minor website edits on the Foundation’s WordPress-based site. Manage technology upgrades including app development. PR and Marketing Management. Manage all PR and marketing related work with MarketingRival, our consultants. Work with the rest of the staff to help brainstorm ideas for upcoming newsletters and when appropriate, draft content. Proofread and approve on behalf of the staff, all PR and marketing documents including newsletters, social media graphics, brochures, Constant Contact email templates and flyers. Work with staff on these and other functions as needed.
We seek a candidate with a background in collections management and curatorial experience working in a professional museum environment. Candidates with at least three to five years of demonstrable experience are preferred. Qualified applicants will hold a minimum of a B.A., M.A. preferred in Museum Studies, Public, or Applied History with demonstrable experience in the responsibilities of this position. Educational background in military history, the history of the Vietnam Era and American History through the present is highly desired.
Experience working with artifacts and knowledge of museum best practices is required. Working knowledge of PastPerfect is preferred, but other collections software management is acceptable. Expertise in technology (website-based and computer) and applications of technology in a museum setting is required. Proficient skills in Creative Suite, Microsoft Office and WordPress are highly desirable. Experience with oral history projects, museum interpretation and program development is preferred. Grant-related experience with demonstrable success is also preferred.
Must be an effective communicator able to work well alone or in a team setting. Exceptional organizational and project management skills are required. Must be an exceptional multi-tasker who is detail-oriented. Qualified candidates will bring creativity, flexibility and passion to this position. Must be comfortable working with a diverse community and making public presentations.
This is a permanent, full time position. The Curator reports to the Executive Director. Salary range is $40,000 to $50,000 based on experience and qualifications. The position carries a full benefits package including retirement, paid time off and employer supported health and dental insurance.
Send cover letter, resume and a writing sample (an example of exhibition text and a sample that best reflects your writing style) to
New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation
1 Memorial Lane, Holmdel, NJ 07733
Closing: 6/30/17
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 13th

Henry Ford Estate Director for Visitor Experience Dearborn, MI
Fair Lane - The Home of Clara and Henry Ford
Status: Exempt, Full-Time
Basic Purpose Of Position:
Provides leadership and management for the Fair Lane Experience Department and takes the lead in conceiving, researching, constructing, delivering, and evaluating innovative, high quality formal and informal, on site and off site, learning experiences for a broad-based constituency. This includes K-12, adult and family users. This position employs electronic and guided experiences, and develops exhibitions reflecting the estate and the story of Clara and Henry Ford.
Training, Education And Abilities:
- Masters degree in Museum Studies, American History, American Studies, Museum Education is required.
- A minimum of five years of demonstrated experience in departmental management and successful educational program development and implementation is required; professional experience of ten or more years in directly-related job duties is strongly preferred.
How To Apply:
Submit cover letter and resume’ with salary history to
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 12th

Volunteer Coordinator Cleveland, OH
The Children's Museum of Cleveland
This position is responsible for establishing and facilitating a volunteer program that attracts and retains enthusiastic, reliable volunteers. Volunteer Coordinator will also assist with daily museum activities, special events, and outreach functions.
Essential Functions:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Develop a plan to recruit volunteers with a goal of volunteer time equaling 7 full time staff members.
- Actively recruit and interview volunteers of diverse ages, abilities, socioeconomic, and cultural backgrounds.
- Work with other Museum staff to develop volunteer role descriptions and volunteering opportunities.
- Attend community outreach and networking events to attract new volunteers. Work with community partners to recruit individual and group volunteers.
- Match the interests, abilities, and schedule of individual and group volunteers to the needs of the Museum.
- Develop a volunteer orientation packet.
- Coordinate and lead volunteer training sessions throughout the year.
- Create a welcoming, collaborative environment for all volunteers.
- Design and implement a volunteer award and recognition program.
- Schedule and supervise all volunteers.
- Provide volunteer coordination and support for special events, including Annual Gala.
- Establish disciplinary policies and take disciplinary action when necessary.
- Maintain updated records on all volunteers.
- Manage tracking of volunteer hours through the Museum’s software and online systems.
- Provide reporting data as needed regarding hours. Set up and attend volunteer meetings.
- Report to staff and board on volunteer activities as needed.
- Contribute to day-to-day museum activities, including but not limited to exhibit, café, and party room set up and cleaning, answering questions about the Museum both in person and on the phone, monitoring exhibits, assisting with group tours, staffing gift shop and front desk, facilitating daily programs.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 12th

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Executive Director Evanston, IL
Halim Time & Glass Museum
Newly constructed world-class museum featuring a horology & glass collection in Evanston, IL (located 20 miles north of Chicago) is seeking to fill the position of Executive Director.
Responsibilities of the job:
- Provide strategic and visionary long-range planning and implementation under the direction of the Board.
- Responsible for overseeing the start-up of the museum in its new facility.
- Serve as the overall leader of the Museum with the mandate to manage, mentor and guide all the department managers.
- Support and work with the Guest Services Manager to oversee the efficient daily operation and maintenance of the Museum, including the physical plant functions (HVAC, plumbing, electrical and mechanical systems) and all grounds and facility maintenance. Conduct regular inspections to determine maintenance needs and provide recommendations to the Board for improvements and repairs.
- Support and work with the Events Manager in all sales efforts to ensure a profitable rental program.
- Support and work with the IT Manager to ensure the Museum uses new technologies to best highlight the collection. In addition, work to optimize the website to increase the visibility of the Museum and provide needed features and functionality to web visitors.
- Work to develop the future position of a Store Manager and support this individual by ensuring that the quality of merchandise and the layout and operations of the gift shop meets Museum expectations.
- Work to develop the future position of a Programs Manager and support this individual by proactively seeking and suggesting exhibitions and programs. Assess and evaluate the impact of these programs once implemented. In addition, work with the Programs Manager to create educational opportunities that relate to and encourage participation of diverse constituencies, including younger visitors.
- Work with a PR agency to develop a sound marketing strategy with appropriate marketing materials for creating a media presence that successfully informs the public about this new Museum while simultaneously developing a strategy to move these responsibilities 100% in-house in the future.
- Create and manage the development of a strong social media presence using in-house staff in order to increase public awareness of the Museum and grow its audience.
- Develop a formal business plan which supports the strategic vision of the Museum.
- Oversee budget development and ensure both the accuracy and integrity of the financial and accounting records. Ensure that the Museum is always operating in a fiscally sound manner.
- Participate in Board Meetings and provide timely financial information as well as metrics and statistics that measure key performance indicators.
- Provide stewardship of the Museum’s assets, ensuring the safety, security and maintenance of both the Collection and the facility.
- Showcase the Museum’s collection by developing collaborative partnerships with other museums – both within the US and internationally. Additionally, build productive working relationships with collectors, educators, philanthropic organizations, corporate leaders, peer institutions, media, vendors and city representatives.
- Represent the Museum at public events, participating in professional development with peers when possible.
- Ensuring all forms of communication with the public, including all marketing materials, social media postings and website updates reflect the image and reputation of the Museum.
- Manage all contracts and legal interactions with the approval of the Board.
- Motivate and inspire the entire staff to create a successful work environment that will ensure that the Museum become an enlightening, engaging and educationally rich place for the public to visit.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree (an M.F.A. is a plus) and seven years of management experience in a similar position as outlined above – or an education & work history that provides an equivalent match for this position.
Please send a resume and cover letter by email to
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 12th

Manager of Museum Administration Milwaukee, WI
Haggerty Museum of Art
The Haggerty Museum of Art at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin seeks a Manager of Museum Administration to lead the administration and advancement of the museum. This position is a thought-leader on museum organizational matters, overseeing and directing policies and procedures relating to museum operations. The Manager of Museum Administration oversees and works closely with the Friends of the Haggerty Museum of Art, an unincorporated membership group. Go to this link for more information, or to apply.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 12th

Director of School and Family Programs Fort Worth, TX
The Sid Richardson Museum
The Sid Richardson Museum, an art museum located in downtown Fort Worth’s historic Sundance Square, is currently accepting applications for the position of Director of School and Family Programs.
The full posting is here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 12th

Soldiers Memorial Military Museum Collections Assistant St. Louis, MO
The Missouri History Museum seeks a temporary full-time Collections Assistant to support an ongoing inventory and cataloging of the collections of the Soldiers Memorial Military Museum.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Primary duty is to inventory and catalog artifacts:
Per established standards and procedures, inventory the collections of the Soldiers Memorial Military Museum
Catalog and thoroughly record in the museum’s CMS physical description, current condition, incorporated markings, age, maker details, owner information, history, and significance within the larger collection
Physically number and tag objects
Photography objects, edit for clarity, and associate the photograph with the object’s record in the collections database
Create housings for inventoried/cataloged objects
Work with interns
Additional collections-related tasks as assigned
Qualification Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in history or related field; certificate or Master’s degree in Museum Studies desired
Experience handling artifacts and working in museum collections desired
Experience working with diverse historical collections
Experience with digital photography
Knowledge of 20th and 21st century military history and material culture
Knowledge of and commitment to current museum best practices
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to sit for long periods of time
Ability to lift 50 lbs and climb ladders
Ability to safely maneuver artifacts on carts or with pallet jacks
Strong attention to detail
Consistent, methodical work approach
Good time-management skills and ability to work independently
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Word, Excel, and Outlook
Familiarity with Mimsy XG collection database, Picasa photo processing software
Deadline to Apply: Open until filled.
Please submit letter of interest/resume and application to:
(Employment application can be found at under the “Jobs” tab.)
Candidates may also respond to: Missouri History Museum-HR P.O. Box 11940 St. Louis, MO 63112-0040
An Equal Opportunity Employer.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 6th