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

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

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

Museum Development Assistant/Museum Temple, TX
Temple Railorad & Heritage Museum
$11.50/hr.; 20 hours per week; schedule varies
This position will help manage the overall development, planning, marketing, and coordination of fundraising activities such as events and trips. Will help provide administrative support to Museum Director and department staff. Must have Bachelor’s degree in a related field; a minimum of one year’s experience working in an office is preferred. Knowledge of general office procedures is required; any prior knowledge of Word, Excel and Publisher is preferred. A valid driver’s license is required. Punctuality and regular attendance are also required.
Open Until Filled.
To apply: http://www.ci.temple.tx.us/
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted October 27th

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Manager of Family and Elementary Initiatives Tacoma, Washington
Tacoma Art Museum
Reports to: Director of Education and Community Engagement
Department: Education and Community Engagement
Position Type: Full-time, Salaried, Exempt
Salary: $37,500-40,000
Benefits: Eligible
Summary of Position:
TAM seeks an energetic and creative educator to re-imagine youth programming and engage our youngest audiences to build 21st century skills, empower youth voice, and cultivate empathy by connecting people through art. The Manager of Family and Elementary Initiatives serves as the museum’s expert on State, National, and Common Core Standards and other issues, policies, and programs that impact and affect schools and teachers. This position ensures that TAM is a contributing partner in community-wide collective impact efforts for graduation and youth readiness.
The Manager of Family and Elementary Initiatives reports to the Director of Education and Community Engagement to develop, conduct, and evaluate quality programs for family and elementary audiences. This position will increase and strengthen TAM’s out of school and summer youth program offerings; oversee all aspects of TAM Studio and family interpretation; and develop, implement, evaluate, and advance arts integration programs that meet the changing needs of Pre-K–5 teachers, students, and school administrators. The qualified candidate must possess a compatible commitment to the museum brand values: innovative, passionate, civic-minded, gracious, approachable.
For Position Details and to Apply go here.
Tacoma Art Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer:
Tacoma Art Museum strongly encourages applicants from members of groups underrepresented in careers related to museums and the visual arts.
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Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted October 27th

Museum Custodian Palm Beach, FL
Flagler Museum
Full-time cleaning position tailored to the needs of an historic house museum. Extensive, specialized training provided. Only candidates willing to make a long-term commitment need apply. Excellent benefits. Five days per week, some weekends and evenings. English proficiency required.
Please FAX work history to 561-655-2826 or mail to P.O. Box 969, Palm Beach, FL 33480 or email to collectionscaremanager@flaglermuseum.us.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted October 27th

Assistant Professor - Science Museum Studies Oneonta, NY
SUNY Oneonta
Cooperstown Graduate Program
The Cooperstown Graduate Program at the State University of New York College at Oneonta invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor of Science Museum Studies beginning Fall 2018. The initial appointment will be for two years. Expectations include teaching, research, student advisement, leading field trips, college service, and continuing professional development. Located in the hills of Central New York, SUNY Oneonta is a mid-size, public, liberal arts and sciences college with a pre-professional focus. The College enrolls approximately 6,000 students in a wide variety of bachelor's degree programs and a number of graduate certificates and degrees. Located on the Cooperstown campus along with the College's Biological Field Station, the Cooperstown Graduate Program is considered the premier program for the training of museum professionals in the United States. To learn more about the College or the Program, please visit www.oneonta.edu and http://cgpmuseumstudies.org/ . Preference will be given to candidates who have experience with diverse populations and/or teaching pedagogies and/or multicultural teaching experience.
For a complete description of this position go here.
To apply online go here.
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Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted October 27th

Senior IT Professional New York ,NY
Neue Galerie New York
The Role:
Neue Galerie is seeking a Senior IT professional to drive innovation and strategy for Neue Galerie with a focus on creating a structured, process oriented environment for information technology and cyber security. This professional will report to the CFO.
Core Responsibilities:
- Help to review and set strategy for technical infrastructure, architecture, application systems and/or related business processes to ensure the reliable implementation and operation of technology or systems
- Identify and lead industry best practices
- Work with end users to assess business needs and recommend enhancements to technology with the goal of enabling users
- Establish ongoing communication with senior leadership on the status of IT related issues, evolving risks and related recommendations
- Support leadership in the development and maintenance of business continuity and crisis management/incident command programs
- Assist in day to day support of end users; monitor performance metrics for end user support and improve efficiency
- Create and manage budgets
Candidate Profile:
The Candidate should have approximately 7‐15 years in information technology with a significant portion of that experience in a non for profit environment
Qualifications:
- Hard‐working, results‐oriented with a high sense of urgency, capable of thriving in a fast paced environment; Ability to multi‐task
- Organized and thorough with attention to detail
- Highly collaborative with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well in a team structure; ability to clearly communicate merits of selected strategy or process to senior leadership and end users
- Ability to effectively interact with end users to resolve day to day issues
- Formal background and training including appropriate certifications are a must.
Competitive salary includes comprehensive health benefits, life insurance, 403(b) retire investment plan, generous vacation and personal time off
About Neue Galerie:
Neue Galerie New York is a museum devoted to early twentieth-century German and Austrian art and design. Conceived by art dealer and museum exhibition organizer Serge Sabarsky and businessman, philanthropist, and art collector Ronald S. Lauder. Sabarsky and Lauder shared a passionate commitment to Modern German and Austrian art. The museum reflects a dual commitment: an embrace of the city in which it is located and a focus on the culture upon which the exhibitions and collections are based. Two of the principal goals of the Neue Galerie New York are to bring a sense of perspective back to Germanic culture of this period, and to make the best of this work available to American and other audiences for both scholarly and aesthetic inquiry.
Director of Technology Responsibilities:
- Ultimately responsible to the IT Steering Committee for the overall strategy, security and performance of Neue Galeries IT department
- Ensure that information technology adds the maximum value as to facilitate the success of the business
- Create and maintain a proactive IT strategy including setting objectives to align the strategy to the business
- Select and implement suitable technologies to streamline internal operations
- Create an IT department structure capable of providing white glove, concierge style IT support for our users. The team will be designed to be agile and efficient, capable of meeting the business’s needs
- Manage IT personnel and consultants and institute cross training in key areas. This includes participating in key areas including help desk, server support and infrastructure
- Provide mentoring and career development for IT personnel. This will include annual reviews and technical training as needed
- Oversee the technological infrastructure in the organization to ensure optimal performance
- Partner with the business to create and maintain Business Continuity plan and procedures and establish Recovery Time Objectives for all applications
- Design a Disaster Recovery plan to meet BC Plan requirements
- Develop and maintain an IT governance strategy that conforms to a published framework
- Develop and maintain a cyber-security strategy that conforms to a published framework
- Design a remote worker connectivity strategy that meets business objectives
- Conduct annual Disaster Recovery and penetration testing
- Facilitate due diligence as requested
- Select and implementing suitable technologies to streamline internal operations and help to optimize their strategic benefits. This includes performing a high level due diligence on key partners and vendors
- Partner with the business to understand where IT can increase user productivity
- Monitor changes or advancements in technology and security areas
- Create and maintain an annual IT budget
- Approve purchases of hardware and software and establish partnerships with key IT vendors
Contact: IT-Director@neuegalerie.org.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted October 25th

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Visiting Lecturer in Museology Seattle, WA
University of Washington
The Museology Graduate Program at the University of Washington is seeking a Visiting Lecturer with strong professional experience and teaching proficiency. This is a full-time, 9-month appointment, with a start date of September 16, 2018 and an end date of June 15, 2019.
The Museology Graduate Program is a two-year, full-time, master’s program on the UW Seattle campus. We accept 30-35 students each year, and inspire them to use museums to build strong communities. We are an interdisciplinary program in the UW’s Graduate School, and our 4 full-time faculty and 14 guest faculty have academic appointments spanning multiple UW colleges and schools.
This position is appointed within The Information School (iSchool), with the understanding all courses will be taught in the Museology Graduate Program. The position involves teaching a minimum of 2 Museology courses per quarter, including the possibility of chairing master’s thesis committees. It also requires advising first year Museology students, and serving on the Museology Admissions Committee.
The successful candidate should have the following qualifications:
- Master’s degree (or equivalent) at the time of appointment, in a museum-related discipline. A PhD is preferred.
- Minimum of 5 years professional experience in a museum-related field. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas:
* Technology and museums;
* Exhibit development and design;
* Nonprofit management, especially fundraising and marketing;
* Social justice in museums, including diversity, equity, and inclusion; and
* Collections access and sustainability.
- Minimum of 3 years teaching experience, including course development and instruction. Experience with teaching undergraduate or graduate level courses is preferred, but not required.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Preference will be given to applications submitted by December 15, 2017. Selected candidates will be invited for campus visits. University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.
Applicants may find further information about the UW’s Museology program at www.washington.edu/museology. Application packages should include: letter of intent, statement of teaching philosophy, diversity statement (see below), CV or resume, and the names and contact information for three references.
Diversity Statement:
The Museology Graduate Program and UW’s iSchool seek top scholars in their faculty searches. Diversity is a core value and foundational concept in the Information School, and in the Museology Graduate Program, and we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse faculty, staff, and student community. Please describe your experiences with diversity in your teaching, and/or your potential to bring diversity to the iSchool, the Museology Graduate Program, and the museum field. Discuss your potential to mentor and educate students who will serve diverse populations.
For your reference, please consult the UW iSchool’s diversity webpages.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted October 24th

Director of Programs & Audience Engagement Washington,DC
National Museum of American History
Closes: Nov 13, 2017
This position is located within the National Museum of American History (NMAH), Office of Audience Engagement. The role of the position is to use American history in creating experiences that encourage meaningful conversation, expand perspectives, and inspire learning, innovation and active participation in civic life.
Responsibilities:
- Leads the development, scheduling, coordination and administration of NMAH Signature American History Programming that empowers Americans to be active participants in the life of our nation and have national and international impact — projects include music, food and civic engagement initiatives.
- Consults with museum colleagues and partners to conceive, coordinate and conduct engaging, participatory, and diverse signature annual events and program series, related outreach and collaborative activities based on museum and outreach goals.
- Leads audience development for the Museum’s programmatic and educational initiatives; identifies audience targets and utilizes innovative digital marketing platforms to meet goals, Sets priorities and plans, develops and monitors annual budgets and spending plans; manages federal and trust funds.
- Manages full-cycle projects, including the oversight of permanent and temporary staff and/or contractors; tracking progress of various projects; reporting and/or writing reports on goal achievement; and ensures efficient use of resources to meet project requirements and deadlines.
- Performs full-range of supervisory responsibilities such as training, advising, and counseling staff, interns, fellows and contract professionals (musicians, culinary experts, actors, inventors, historians, scholars, marketing professionals, social media experts, etc.), including members of the Office of Audience Engagement staff to fulfill their responsibilities as program producers, working collaboratively with other internal and external partners and stakeholders to implement projects.
- Fosters relationships and selects potential collaborators among Smithsonian museums, other organizations and institutions, communities, and individuals nationally and internationally.
- Assists the Office of Development by contributing research to fundraising, developing grants and building partnerships for the preservation of program and audience development initiatives.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted October 23rd

Dean of the College of Fine and Applied Arts Urbana, IL
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the College of Fine and Applied Arts. The university strongly encourages nominations of, as well as applications from, individuals traditionally underrepresented in the academy.
As the chief executive officer of the College of Fine and Applied Arts, the Dean provides creative, effective and collaborative leadership in the planning and implementation of the university’s research, teaching, and public engagement missions. The Dean is a visionary leader who partners with the College’s faculty, students, and staff to advance creative practice and scholarship; prioritize diversity, equity and inclusion; and communicate the significance of the College’s contributions to the community, the state and the wider world. The Dean is an advocate for the College in the context of both the campus and the variety of publics that Illinois, a preeminent land- grant research university with a global mission, seeks to engage.
The ideal candidate will possess superb leadership skills; outstanding administrative, budgetary, and fundraising experience; a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion; and an ability to manage the challenges of undergraduate, graduate, and professional education in a complex university environment. Candidates whose backgrounds are in a university setting should hold a terminal degree and have a distinguished record of teaching and scholarly or research accomplishments. Candidates whose backgrounds are in a professional setting should have a distinguished record of professional accomplishments and demonstrate an understanding of and investment in scholarly achievement and a familiarity with the academic enterprise. Additionally, a proven record of achievement, commensurate with an appointment at the rank of full professor, is required. The position of College of Fine and Applied Arts Dean is a senior administrative position with a seat on the Provost's Council of Deans. This is a full-time, 12-month appointment with a negotiable start date and salary will be commensurate with experience.
The College comprises the Schools of Architecture, Art and Design, and Music; the Departments of Dance, Landscape Architecture, Theatre, and Urban and Regional Planning; Krannert Center for the Performing Arts; Krannert Art Museum; and Japan House. On a campus of approximately 43,000 students, the College has 180 tenure-system faculty, 70 specialized faculty, a large professional staff, and a current enrollment of 1,670 undergraduate and 811 graduate students. The College offers baccalaureate, advanced certificate, masters and doctorate degrees in academic and professional studies.
Founded in 1867, the University of Illinois is located in Urbana-Champaign and is a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement, distinguished by the breadth of its programs, academic excellence, and internationally renowned faculty. Illinois faculty have earned 23 Nobel Prizes; two faculty and 18 alumni are Pulitzer Prize winners; and our faculty and alumni are well-represented in the memberships of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the National Academy of Sciences, and the National Academy of Engineering. The campus is a leader in access for students with disabilities and was the first to provide disabilities access to all campus programs, facilities, and services and the first to offer comprehensive wheelchair sports programming. Additional information about the University may be obtained from its website, www.illinois.edu.
To ensure full consideration, nominations and applications, including cover letter and vita, must be received by Monday, November 27, 2017, however, the search may remain open until a qualified candidate is identified. Nominations, applications and inquiries should be sent to:
FAA Dean Search Committee Chair
provostsearches@illinois.edu
The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted October 13th