Museum Registrar Roswell, NM
Roswell Museum & Art Center
EOE
Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 am –5:00 pm
Salary: $16.9096 - $20.7966 – Hourly Full Time
Job# 17-037
Date Close: April 4, 2017
Dept: Museum
Definition and Distinguishing Characteristics:
This is specialized work in managing the permanent collection and objects on loan to the Roswell Museum and Art Center. Work involves the application of a specialized body of knowledge in the maintenance of through records, documenting, and identifying both the Museum’s permanent collection as well as objects on loan. Work extends to responsibility for the storage, moving and overall protection of these items.
Work is performed in accordance with practices and accepted procedures for Museum operation with the employee expected to exercise considerable independent judgement in interpreting these procedures to each individual item in the collection. The work requires considerable pre-employment education and training. Work is performed under the general direction of the Museum Director and may involve immediate supervision of subordinate collections staff and volunteers. Candidate must be able to work within a team environment. Work is reviewed primarily in terms of accuracy, timeliness, and professionalism with which duties are performed.
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Deputy Director Waterville, ME
Colby College Museum of Art
Full-Time, Exempt, Salaried, Administrative Staff Appointment
The deputy director occupies a critical leadership position within the Museum of Art. Working closely with and reporting to the Museum's director and chief curator, the deputy director provides organizational leadership and oversees the overall administrative management of the museum, including implementation of strategic objectives and organizational initiatives. The deputy director works collaboratively with department leadership in collections, curatorial, education, and the newly launched Lunder Institute for American Art to promote a highly functional, interactive, and dynamic museum team. The deputy director encourages and models interdepartmental communication and actively identifies and increases efficiencies within museum work flow on a continual basis. This position also motivates staff, provides and models effective project management skills, and represents the Museum to internal and external audiences and partners.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted March 10th

Curator Cleveland, OH
Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum
Western Reserve Historical Society
Description:
Responsibility: Responsible to the Director of the Cleveland History Center for the acquisition, care, management of the Crawford collection, as well as the presentation of collections (onsite, offsite, and online) in exhibits, programs, outreach and engagement activities.
Classification: This position is classified as Full time professional and overtime exempt.
Coordination:
1. The Crawford Curator of Transportation History reports to the Director of the Cleveland History Center (CHC) and coordinates with WRHS Division Directors, including the Director of Hale Farm & Village, the Vice President of Development, the education team, the library & archives team, and the curatorial team for the presentation, care, management and stewardship of the Crawford collections.
2. Maintains liaison with professions in the areas of automotive, aviation, and transportation history.
3. He/she develops and cultivates relationships within the museum, local arts and culture community and donors. Maintains liaison with special interest groups, organizations, associations, and collectors in the fields of automotive, aviation, and transportation history. Public outreach and community engagement is an integral function of this position.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted March 10th

Curator of Campus Collection / Registrar Providence, RI
The David Winton Bell Gallery at Brown University seeks an experienced curator/registrar with specialization in decorative arts and historical portraiture. The position is responsible for all aspects of care of the Campus Collections (approx. 3000 objects of historical and artistic value housed in buildings across campus). This includes management, preservation, development, interpretation, access to and registration of the collection. The position advises on display of the Collection in offices, oversee installation and deinstallation, assists departments with art-related issues, provides safekeeping of Collection on display and in storage, assesses conservation needs and oversee treatment, among other duties. The xxxxx also serves as registrar for the David Winton Bell Gallery and the Public Art Collection, managing databases, domestic and international shipping, loans gifts, and inventory control.
The position requires:
- MA in art history, American history, museum studies or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Specialized training or demonstrated interest in historical portraits and/oror decorative arts
- 3 years experience in museum registration field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
- Ability to manage multiple priorities
- Ability to perform independently with minimal supervision
- Computer experience, including use of databases (Filemaker Pro and Xataface), spreadsheets and digital imaging
This is a part-time (80% / 4 days per week) position. Competitive salary and excellent benefits. Applications accepted until the position is filled.
Background check – educational and criminal.
Please apply at Brown University Human Resources website, and refer to job number REQ132575. Brown University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted March 10th

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Museum Director and Instructor Shreveport, Louisiana
Meadows Museum
Centenary College of Louisiana
Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for a Museum Director and faculty Instructor to begin no later than August 2017.
Primary Responsibilities will include providing vision, leadership and guidance in aligning the goals and objectives of the Meadows Institutional Plan with the College's evolving strategic plan;
planning and preparing innovative exhibitions that serve our diverse and inclusive campus and community; managing the daily and long-term operations of the Meadows Museum of Art, such
as exhibition installation, budget, public relations, facilities--including the Museum store, and supervision of a robust program of student interns; maintaining accreditation standards; and
teaching one course per semester in the Art Department and/or the Museum Management program. In addition, the Director is expected to manage fundraising activities by working with
the College's development office, writing grants, and stewarding donor relations, including with the Friends of the Meadows Museum. This position reports to the Provost.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted March 8th

Curator of Education Assistant Notre Dame, IN
The Snite Museum of Art
Job Description:
The Curator of Education Assistant, Public Programs, is both the public face of the Snite Museum of Art for many children and adults and a vital behind-the-scenes support staff member. They are an integral member of the Public Programs education team. The ideal Education Assistant is out-going, creative, flexible, and organized.
Specific responsibilities include:
-organizing, scheduling, and facilitating school programs including but not limited to: Jumpstart, Museum Morning: Perspectives, Young@Art, Visual Arts Academy
-developing content for gallery experiences for school children
-scheduling non-program school visits
-greeting and orienting school groups upon arrival at the Museum
-teaching offsite in classrooms and onsite in Museum galleries
-maintaining school visit statistics
-producing a monthly educator e-newsletter
-maintaining art supplies and materials for school programs
-developing content and providing support for ongoing docent training
-assisting the Curator of Education, Public Programs with other education programs including but not limited to: family days and nights, 3rd Thursdays@the Snite, Art Beat
Applicants must be available to occasionally assist with evening and weekend Snite Museum programs such as exhibition receptions, films, concerts, and family programs.
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in art, art history, museum studies, or education, and at least one year of experience in a comparable position. Relevant work experience may substitute for a Bachelor’s degree.
Other Skills/Qualifications we are seeking include:
-creative thinker and problem solver with strong faculty for big-picture planning as well as execution of day-to-day details.
-is passionate about art, museums, and art education.
-skilled at utilizing sound, independent judgment and making responsible decisions and recommendations.
-works independently with confidence.
-able to present clear and comprehensive written reports, procedures and oral presentations; excellent verbal and written communication skills.
-is an enthusiastic learner.
-is flexible both in thinking and in action.
-able to work collaboratively with diverse groups of people both within and outside the Museum.
-excellent customer service skills.
-strong work ethic and organization skills.
-confident with computers—specifically Microsoft Office products, internet searches, and email.
For additional information and to apply for this position please visit this site.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted March 8th

Museum Fellowship St. Louis, MO
Saint Louis Art Museum
The Saint Louis Art Museum is pleased to offer the Romare Bearden Graduate Minority Museum Fellowship program. This 12-month museum fellowship, now in its 26th year, seeks outstanding candidates from backgrounds historically underrepresented in professional positions at art museums and who are more representative of the growing diversity of the American people. The cross-departmental position gives beginning professionals opportunities to work with various departments including possible assignments in research, public programming, interpretive materials development, marketing, curatorial and audience development. Specific assignments are tailored to the Museum’s needs and the Fellow’s skills and interests.
Qualifications: Eligible candidates must have completed at least one year of graduate school by June 2017 in art history, art education, museum studies, or related fields. Applicant must have good written and verbal communication skills, be able to work independently and manage multiple assignments.
The Romare Bearden Fellow receives $33,400 annual salary, full time benefits package along with moving and educational travel allowances.
Candidates must complete the on-line application at www.slam.org, upload a cover letter explaining your interest in the fellowship, a resume, a writing sample in a humanities area not to exceed 1500 words, contact information for three references (academic and professional), and undergraduate and graduate transcripts (copies are acceptable).
Only complete applications will be reviewed.
Application Deadline: April 17, 2017
Employment Date: July 17, 2017 – July 27, 2018
Submission Questions: Saint Louis Art Museum Attn: Human Resources
One Fine Arts Drive, Forest Park
St. Louis, MO 63110-1380
(314) 655-5294
Fellowship Questions: Renee Franklin at renee.franklin@slam.org;
(314) 655-5437
Saint Louis Art Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer
All successful candidates for this position will be required to submit to a criminal background check and drug test.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted March 8th

Deputy Director Tampa, FL
South Florida Contemporary Art Museum
The Deputy Director of the University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum is a critical member of the leadership team of USF’s Institute for Research in Art, which includes the world-renowned Graphicstudio, the Contemporary Art Museum, and the Public Art program. The position reports to the Director of the Institute for Research in Art and oversees strategic planning, personnel, programs, the permanent collection, marketing, and financial support of the Museum.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted March 6th

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Visitor Services Associate Hilton Head Island, SC
Coastal Discovery Museum
The Visitor Services Associate is the first point of contact for many of the Coastal Discovery Museum visitors. We are searching for someone with experience working with potential visitors on the phone, processing reservations, and managing online sales. Our ideal candidate will have a passion for communicating our mission, inspiring people to care for the Lowcountry and encouraging them to take action to preserve our environment, history, and culture.
The VSA should be comfortable learning the details of our programs, tours, events, membership opportunities, and sharing this information with our visitors. They will be responsible for answering the main phone line, responding to questions from the public, managing reservations for all of our activities, processing payments, and coordinating with docents and staff as required. Additional duties include working with front desk volunteers, opening and closing of The Discovery House and ensuring security procedures are followed.
To apply, please send a resume and contact information for three references to Jennifer Stupica, Director of Finance and Administration for the Coastal Discovery Museum at jstupica@coastaldiscovery.org. This is a full-time position with benefits. Starting salary is $12/hour.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted March 4th

Book Specialist, Retail Group (Museum Stores) Washington, D.C.
Smithsonian Enterprises
Summary:
The Book Specialist is the primary link between the Book Buyer and the museum stores. Works closely with store staff and managers at NMAH, NMNH, NASM and NMAAHC. Must be cognizant of the
differences between each museum and how that impacts title selection for the stores. Aware of current and upcoming exhibits and related book titles. Responsible for ensuring the right stock is in the right
place at the right time to maximize sales and margin performance. Liaise closely with Buyer, store operations and visual design teams to make sure the stock is properly monitored and available.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted March 4th

Director, Krannert Art Museum Champaign, IL
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks nominations and applications for the position of Director, Krannert Art Museum (KAM). The next director will be a creative and visionary leader in the arts committed to building a dynamic, inclusive, and collaborative environment that impacts the campus, community and national constituencies that KAM serves.
KAM is a site for knowledge production and experimentation, begetting new perspectives that art can provide concerning the most urgent issues of our time. With a varied and comprehensive collection of over 10,000 works of art that date from the fourth millennium BCE to the present, KAM holds materials that represent an extensive array of cultures and media and reflect the museum's educational mission. KAM presents 15 or more exhibitions a year (most of them organized by KAM) and over 150 educational programs and special events, including inviting renowned artists and scholars to come to campus in support of their exhibitions and projects. Since 2004, KAM's exhibitions have traveled to over 30 cities in the United States and beyond. The topics and artists represented in its exhibitions and accompanying publications provide opportunities for signature interdisciplinary programming.
KAM is an engaged partner in the intellectual and cultural work of the campus, actively involving faculty, students and staff as initiators, partners and subjects in compelling investigations of contemporary culture and society. This engagement includes collaborative development of exhibitions, museum publications, workshops and other programming. Major priorities include increasing KAM's integration into the curriculum, enlisting the intellectual assets of the campus into the museum's exhibition and educational objectives, and exploring emerging media platforms within the museum.
The director leads and supports 16 full-time employees to offer a dynamic forum for artistic inquiry. The staff supports curators in the generation of new scholarship and creative work, fosters best practices in care and development of the collection, and promotes education initiatives and programs that engage a broad public audience. They pursue interdisciplinary academic collaboration and explore ideas and issues on local, regional, national and global levels. They foster a culture of respect and demonstrate a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion and equity as a core value of the museum and university.
The director provides strategic leadership for KAM, ensuring that the institution's mission is clearly understood and that its objectives are fully articulated and effectively pursued. As the chief administrative officer of the museum, the director is responsible for all aspects of its operations, including fiscal and personnel management. Working closely with other academic and administrative departments on campus, the director represents the museum to various external constituencies, most notably alumni and friends of the arts, public audiences throughout the region, and the museum and arts professions at large. The director cultivates donors and works aggressively to secure funding from individuals, foundations, corporations and governmental agencies.
Position Requirements and Qualifications:
The committee is seeking candidates who demonstrate the following: knowledge of art museum and curatorial best practices; a collaborative approach to management; excellent interpersonal skills working with a diverse population; a strong record of success in donor relations and fundraising; the skills to create a stimulating and productive work environment; an ability to work well in an academic research environment and make creative connections with faculty and students as well as community partners, including K-12 schools; and outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
The candidate will have five or more years of relevant leadership experience. Experience in an academic environment is preferred. A bachelor's degree is required and a master's degree (in art history, curatorial studies, or a related area) is strongly preferred.
The Director of the Krannert Art Museum has a joint reporting line to the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and the Dean of the College of Fine and Applied Arts. This full-time academic professional position has a 12-month appointment and a negotiable start date. The full compensation package is based on qualifications and experience.
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites letters of nomination or application (letter of interest, resume/CV, and five references). Applications and nominations will be accepted until the position is filled, and review of applications will begin immediately.
Interested candidates are encouraged to submit materials prior to Friday, April 7, 2017. All inquiries, nominations/referrals, and applications should be sent electronically to:
Allen Renear, Dean, School of Information Sciences
Search Committee Chair
provostsearches@illinois.edu
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. (abridged). Additional information about the University may be obtained from its website.
The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.
Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or criminal conviction history. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted March 4th

Exhibition & Design Manager Atlanta, GA
The National Center for Civil and Human Rights Inc.
Summary:
The National Center for Civil and Human Rights, Inc., is a 43,000 square foot facility in the heart of downtown Atlanta. It is a world class cultural institution dedicated to exploring stories of civil and human rights in dynamic indoor and outdoor spaces. It is located at Pemberton Place, adjacent to the World of Coca-Cola and the Georgia Aquarium. Please visit this site to learn more about The Center.
Role:
The Exhibition & Design Manger reports to the VP of Finance and is responsible for planning, developing, designing and managing the Center’s exhibit spaces; including: art-directing, graphic design and collection management services.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Plan, develop and update all exhibition spaces
- Design, in collaboration with interpretation/education department, new exhibition elements, either directly or through contracted services
- Design or art direct, in collaboration with marketing department graphic design projects, either directly or through contracted services
- Ensure NCCHR’s brand standards are utilized for collateral, communications and website
- Oversee facility way finding elements
- Maintain exhibits through direct management and/or use of contracted services such as art handlers, conservators, archivists, graphic designers
- Prepare timelines and budgets as required; including prioritization of work
- Create and maintain relationships with a network of freelancers/vendors
- Stay up to date on trends for exhibits and design and integrate into planning for the Center
- Manage projects on deadline and within a specified budget
- Produce regular and ad-hoc reporting as needed
- Perform other duties as assigned
Requirements:
- Minimum of 5+ years of experience in the lead role for exhibit design and/or collections management
- Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communication, graphics design; or equivalent work experience
- Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
- Excellent planning and project management skills across multiple platforms
- Experience in contracting with and supervising contractors
- Excellent leadership, organizational, decision making and problem solving skills
- Ability to exercise independent judgment and reasoning skills
- Capable of managing multiple priorities
- Strong attention to detail
- Ability to work a variable schedule based upon the needs of the organization
- Local candidates preferred
Application Instructions:
Email: careers@civilandhumanrights.org
Include job title in the email subject field and last name
All 4 documents must be attached to be considered for the role:
- Resume
- Cover Letter
- Supplemental Questions
- 3 job references
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted March 2nd

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Visitor Services Associate Annapolis, MD
William Paca House
Historic Annapolis
Employment category: Hourly, non-exempt, up to 25 hours per week
Reports to: Public Programs Coordinator
Hourly rate: $10 per hour
Position Summary:
Visitor Services Associate is expected to assist with all aspects of visitor services at the William Paca House and Gardens: staffing the reception desk; admissions, membership and retail sales; collecting visitor statistics; maintaining site security; giving tours; and assisting with public programs, events, and other duties as assigned.
Full posting here.
Please submit a cover letter and resume to aliya.reich@annapolis.org.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted March 2nd

Executive Director Great Falls, Montana
C.M. Russell Museum
The Executive Director is expected to be an accomplished professional and a creative and transformative leader. He or she must be a skilled collaborator, with proven expertise in fundraising and major gift development. The ED should be an effective administrator of operations and able to manage a committed and professional staff. In tandem with the board, the ED will execute a vision and strategy for increasing the visibility and impact of the Museum throughout the nation, resulting in a significant growth in assets. The ED should have an interest and passion for the art of Charlie Russell and the work done by the C. M. Russell Museum. The Executive Director is expected to have a thorough understanding of the purpose, intent, mission, and value of museum programming and non-profit operations.
The Executive Director leads, directs, and coordinates the activities of the Museum in accordance with the policies, goals, and objectives established by the Board of Directors and articulated through its strategic plan.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted March 1st

Curator-in-Charge, European Paintings San Francisco, CA
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Description:
The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco are seeking a Curator-in-Charge, European Paintings. The Curator-in-Charge, European Paintings oversees a permanent collection of over 800 paintings including masterworks from the 14th to the early 20th centuries. Approximately 250 paintings on view present a survey of pre-twentieth century painting by Europe’s leading masters, from Fra Angelico to Picasso. The Fine Arts Museums’ collection of European paintings is showcased throughout the elegant Beaux-Arts architecture of the Legion of Honor’s galleries. Under general administrative direction, the Curator-in-Charge, European Paintings plans and directs the activities of the European Paintings collection. This position plans, assigns, and supervises the activities of subordinate curatorial and administrative staff in the department.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted March 1st

Collections Manager Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
National Museum of Industrial History
Position Description
The National Museum of Industrial History seeks a Collections Manager, who will be responsible for the day-to-day organization, oversight and preservation of the Museum’s Collections. As a Smithsonian Institution affiliate, the museum is steward to a world class collection including our acclaimed Smithsonian “1876 Centennial artifacts,” a wealth of Bethlehem Steel artifacts and archival materials, the Scalamandre textile machinery collection, and industrial archival materials, photos, blueprints, and documents. A good portion of our collections includes large scale industrial machinery. As Collections Manager, this person will be responsible for accessioning, processing incoming/outgoing loans, accessioning new acquisitions and maintaining collections data systems. This person will be responsible for coordinating the research on existing and new items in the collection. They will supervise the organization and maintenance of the collection, the museum and storage facilities. They will help to develop and install changing exhibits. They will work with the Educational Coordinator on the development, creation and coordination of programs for school groups, specialty tours and lectures as well as on line educational opportunities that relate to the collections or the exhibits. The Collections Manager supervises the work of consultants, museum specialists, interns and volunteers. This position reports to the President and CEO.
Responsibilities:
Develop and implement a strategic plan for the consolidation and organization of the Museum’s storage facilities
Supervise the review and update of Collections Policies with the collections committee
Inventory and catalog the items in the collection and process new accessions
Process incoming/outgoing loans
Maintaining collections data systems
Monitor environmental conditions in the museum and its collections, interpret data from environmental monitoring equipment and determine corrective action.
Serve as the liaison to the Smithsonian to insure we are compliant with their collections standards and are caring for the items on loan from this institution
Supervise access to the collections and archives, respond to public inquiries regarding the collections, and arrange loans to other cultural institutions.
Investigate accessible online photo database; provide access to images and updates image database records accordingly
Supervise consultants, museum specialists, interns and volunteers and establish training programs where appropriate
Work with other collections personnel to expand research on artifacts
Work with consultants, collections committee and staff to enhance existing permanent exhibits and to develop changing exhibits for the museum
Design Specialty tours and/or online resources/apps to enhance permanent exhibit
Work with Education Coordinator programming/lectures to enhance museum’s permanent and changing exhibits
Conduct tours of the Museum for the general public.
Qualifications:
Candidates should hold a Masters Degree in Library Science, Museum Studies, History, Anthropology, Historic Preservation or related field and have at least 2-4 years experience. Candidate should be detail oriented, possess strong oral and written communication skills, and have a working knowledge of PastPerfect Museum Software. Knowledge of industrial history and an understanding of large scale industrial artifacts is a plus.
Salary:
Commensurate with experience. Complete benefits package.
Please send cover letter and resume to ahollander@NMIH.org. No phone calls, please.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted March 1st

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Summer Camp Job Opportunity Seattle, WA
Pacific Science Center
Pacific Science Center is hiring for camp staff at multiple locations around the greater Seattle area and we want you on our team
Spend your summer engaging children in the wonders of science! Pacific Science Center’s Camps for Curious Minds is looking for staff to help kids explore, experiment, and discover. Our camps feature challenging classroom science projects, hands-on science exploration, and traditional camp games and songs. If you have a passion for science, education, and experience working with children grades PreK-8, this is the perfect way to spend your summer! Our camps bring together the fun of camp with the excitement of science exploration. Your role? Help us inspire our campers and make this their best summer ever!
We are accepting applications for the following positions at all locations:
- Camps Lead Teacher
- Camps Assistant Teacher
- Camps Aide
- Camps Tech/Programming Teacher
This summer we are running camps at the following locations:
- Pacific Science Center in Seattle
- Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center in Bellevue
- St. Thomas School in Medina
- Kirkland Seventh-day Adventist School in Kirkland
- The Overlake School in Redmond
- University of Washington Bothell Campus
- Stroum Jewish Community Center in Mercer Island
- Brighton School in Mountlake Terrace
- Shoreline Community College
If you are a flexible and positive team player with a high level of initiative and enthusiasm who excels at teamwork, we want to talk to you.
Position Start: June 2017 through August 2017
Job Status: Full Time (40 hours per week), Temporary
Compensation: $13.00/hr. Aide, $13.50/hr. Assistant Teacher; $14.50/hr. Lead Teacher, $20.00/hr. Tech/Programming Teacher
To Apply and Learn More: To view full job descriptions and to apply, complete our online application at: www.pacificsciencecenter.org/careers
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled. Group interviews will begin in mid-March and continue until our team is full. If you are interested, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted February 28th

Terracotta Warriors Exhibit Host Seattle, WA
Pacific Science Center
Purpose/ Summary: The Terracotta Warriors Exhibit Host is responsible for providing excellent service to Pacific Science Center visitors attending this special traveling exhibit. They will enhance the guest experience through positive, meaningful interactions and by contributing to the safety and security of guests and exhibits in this space.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1.Customer Service: Provide an exemplary experience for guests by warmly greeting them and enhancing their time in the Terracotta Warriors exhibit from entry through exit, proactively responding to individual and group needs with a positive, helpful attitude. Share guest feedback with Exhibit Coordinators – be the voice of the guest experience from their perspective and yours. Confidently resolve guest issues in an effective and positive manner and exhibit good judgment in escalating to Exhibit Coordinators when necessary.
2.Positional Knowledge: Excel in all guest-facing, exhibit knowledge-based Exhibit Host positions. Staff will rotate regularly, working at different stations, both interior and exterior. Evaluate guest experience and flow through observation of & participation in queuing, entry and exit.
3.Staff Support: Be an enthusiastic, integral member of the Exhibit Host team and support Exhibit Coordinators.
4.Operational Support: Be knowledgeable about all content and facets of the exhibit. Contribute to overall operational functions by lending support and assistance to Exhibit Coordinators, promptly informing them of security, first aid and lost party/item situations. Also contribute to the maintenance of valuable Pacific Science Center assets by guarding against damage to exhibit components and property, promptly reporting any malfunctions relating to the exhibit or facility.
5.Security & Safety: Aid in the security and safety of Pacific Science Center guests in the exhibit space through proactive monitoring and appropriate response.
Qualifications:
- High School Diploma or equivalent
- Previous customer service experience; face-to-face interaction experience preferred
- Experience in ticketed museum or attractions environment preferred
For full job description and to apply, please visit: www.pacificsciencecenter.org/careers.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted February 28th

Conservator Princeton , NJ
Princeton University Art Museum
The Princeton University Art Museum, one of the nation’s preeminent cultural institutions in an academic setting, seeks applications for the position of Conservator. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work within the setting of an art museum that is intimate in scale yet expansive in scope, overseeing the care and preservation of a highly-regarded, globe-spanning collection representing 5,000 years of world history.
Under the supervision of the Chief Registrar and Manager of Collections Services, the Conservator oversees the Museum’s conservation laboratory and has responsibility for the physical care of the Museum’s extensive collections. The Conservator supervises, schedules, and/or performs conservation and preservation of the Museum’s collections, including examination, documentation, analysis, research, preventative maintenance, and treatment. The Conservator also manages all contract conservators, student interns, and volunteers who participate in conservation activities, and coordinates with the Director, curators, registrars, and other staff members to establish procedures and priorities for safe handling, storage, exhibition, and loan of the collections. Moreover, the Conservator collaborates with Museum educators to inform the campus and community about conservation and preservation initiatives. The position requires the ability to develop and oversee faculty and student collaborations and innovative art-science partnerships, and may require the ability to plan and oversee a substantial expansion of the Museum’s conservation activities and facilities at a future date. Working with the Director, the Associate Director for Institutional Advancement, and others, the Conservator assists in the stewardship of donors, prepares grant documents, and advances funding strategies.
The Museum is a fast paced, team-based environment, producing multiple projects that range in scale and complexity and are subject to demanding timetables. An ability to balance multiple projects simultaneously and to communicate effectively and regularly with many members of staff, including the Museum Director, is essential to the position.
Required qualifications include an advanced degree in art conservation. A concentration in painting conservation is preferred, although a background in the conservation of three-dimensional objects may be considered. A minimum of five to ten years of conservation laboratory work beyond the internship level, including administrative or supervisory experience, is essential. Candidates with additional experience will be prioritized.
With collecting origins dating to the 1750s, the Princeton University Art Museum is one of the finest art museums in the country. Formally established in 1882, its collections feature nearly 100,000 works of art ranging from ancient to contemporary art and spanning the globe. Its collections of Chinese painting, the art of the ancient Americas, and photography are widely regarded as being among the world's richest. A private institution serving the public good, the Museum is committed to serving the University, local and regional communities, and beyond through a dynamic program of temporary exhibitions, new scholarship, and innovative programming. By collaborating with experts across many disciplines, fostering sustained study of original works of art, and uniting scholarship with broad accessibility, the Museum contributes to the development of critical thinking and visual literacy at Princeton University and enhances the civic fabric of our nation.
To learn more about the Princeton University Art Museum, please visit http://artmuseum.princeton.edu.
To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter, a CV, and contact information for three references to “Jobs at Princeton” at this address.
Appointment to this position is subject to the University’s background check policy.
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted February 28th

Visitor Services Associate Middleburg, VA
National Sporting Library & Museum
The National Sporting Library & Museum (NSLM), in Middleburg, Virginia (an hour west of Washington, DC), seeks a part-time Visitor Services Associate.
The Visitor Services Associate is the first point of contact for all visitors to the NSLM. Ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills and enjoy interacting with the public. Candidate must be comfortable with greeting visitors, answering questions, and sharing information about NSLM programming, collections, events, and membership. As NSLM educational programming continues to expand, ideal candidate will be eager to assist with tours and programs.
Primary duties include greeting and monitoring all visitors; answering phones; processing book and merchandise sales; assisting with other administrative tasks as required; and daily open and close procedures. Basic computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Word required. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel preferred. Previous volunteer or work experience with a non-profit, library, museum, or educational organization preferred but not required. Must be capable of working independently and as part of a team.
For more details and how to apply, visit this site.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted February 28th

Sleepover Program Supervisor, Guest Experience Monterey, CA
Monterey Bay Aquarium
The Sleepover Programs Supervisor has oversight responsibility for the day-to-day operation of the Aquarium's Sleepover Program. This position works closely with the Manager of Adventure Programs and an interdivisional team of staff, volunteers and contractors. This position is responsible for the recruitment and continuous supervision, training, coaching and feedback process for staff and volunteers who support sleepovers. This position will also deliver public programs and tours daily.
Core Responsibilities:
- Responsible for the scheduling and programming of the year-round sleepovers, including supervision and coordination of special groups, weekday and special holiday sleepovers.
- Overnight supervision of on-call employees and volunteers who deliver educational programming and offer logistical support during sleepovers.
- Training and supervision of the Teen Conservation Leaders who participate in staffing at sleepovers.
- Communication of program logistics with all departments involved with event through email and at weekly event review meeting.
- Communication with on-call employees about changes in processes and updates as well as provide employee support and development meetings.
- Partner with security and safety teams to create and maintain safety protocols for all staff, volunteers, and guests while staying overnight at the Aquarium.
- Responsible for the development and evaluation of educational programming during sleepover events.
- Ensure that all marketing materials for Sleepovers including print, web and onsite monitors are up to date and assist with new ways to increase participation in Sleepovers.
- Work with the Manager of Adventure Programs and sales department to ensure participation goals are met.
- Provide daily program support by delivering feeding narrations, auditorium programs, tours or other public programs.
- Responsible for creating and maintaining a yearly sleepover expense budget.
- Provide superlative guest experience through supporting the Operations team with daily support on the floor.
- Must be able to work weekends, evenings and holidays.
Absolutely Required Skills / Knowledge / Ability / Experience or Education:
- Bachelor's degree in a natural science or education related field.
- Two years supervisory experience—ideally in an educational, museum or camp setting.
- Two years' experience delivering educational, theatrical or related programming in an informal setting.
- Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver educational programs in a fun, scientifically accurate and engaging manner.
- Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work with a variety of types of professionals, interns and volunteers of various ages.
- Must be self-directed with ability to make independent decisions.
- Must be highly organized, reliable and self-motivated.
Desired Skills / Knowledge / Ability / Experience or Education:
- Strong computer skills with demonstrated experience in creating work and program schedules with precision and accuracy.
- Strong background in local marine science and education, with a demonstrated ability to apply concepts in educational settings.
- Fluency in Spanish is a plus.
Ancillary Responsibilities:
- Experience work planning
- Experience strategizing program development for sleepover programs
Full posting & application details here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted February 25th

Registrar/Collections Manager Knoxville, TN
McClung Museum
The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, seeks a full-time Registrar/Collections Manager. This person will be responsible for the organization, management, and care of the museum’s permanent and loaned collections. This includes the organization and maintenance of orderly forms, legal documents, files and retrieval system associated with acquisitions, accessions, deaccessions, cataloguing, loans, packing, shipping, customs, inventory, insurance, and storage; the management and maintenance of the museum’s collections management system; and overseeing all shipping arrangements.
Qualifications:
- A./B.S. degree in anthropology, history, museum studies, or related field required; advanced degree in related field preferred.
- Minimum 3 years of registrarial experience with supervisory responsibility.
- Sound knowledge of museum registration methods, cataloguing, conservation and storage practices; legal and insurance issues.
- Ability to maintain accurate records and documents, and to apply archival standards.
- Strong organizational, verbal, written skills, and a sense of humor; ability to communicate and work well with a broad range of individuals including donors, volunteers, vendors, museum staff, and University administrators.
- Extensive experience with collection management systems and databases, especially Past Perfect.
Candidates should apply electronically to the link below and must submit a letter of interest; resume; names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references.
Full posting details here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted February 25th

Immediate Opening - Museum Programs Coordinator Jackson, Mississippi
Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life
Founded in 2000, The Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life is dedicated to providing educational and rabbinic services to Southern Jewish communities, documents and preserves the rich history of the Southern Jewish Experience, and promotes a strong Jewish cultural presence and community engagement throughout a thirteen-state region.
With the mandate of preserving the rich history of the Southern Jewish Experience, our museum department documents, preserves and shares the history of the Jewish South through programs, partnerships, and innovative traveling exhibits.
Full job description and more information about Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience available at this site.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted February 25th

Agnita M. Stine Schreiber Curator Hagerstown, MD
The Washington County Museum of Fine Arts (WCMFA) in Hagerstown, Maryland seeks applicants for the newly endowed Agnita M. Stine Schreiber Curator to oversee a diverse collection of more than 6,500 works of art in the museum’s permanent collection. Reporting to the Director, and as a member of the Collections and Exhibitions Team, the Curator will have responsibility for the research, interpretation, exhibition, promotion, stewardship, and expansion of the collections.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Identify, cultivate, research, and recommend new acquisitions through gift or purchase, in consultation with the Director and members of the Collections and Exhibitions Committee.
- Develop a comprehensive Exhibition Plan including exhibition concepts, content, loans, and annual calendars, with sensitivity to attracting and retaining diverse audiences, in consultation with the Director and members of the Collections and Exhibitions Committee.
- Research, write, and/or edit copy for exhibition labels, wall texts, touch screen kiosks, and museum website. Research, write, publish, and deliver articles, exhibition catalogues, and conference papers.
- Cultivate and maintain active relationships with curatorial colleagues and guest curators. Recruit specialists to examine collection objects and to organize exhibitions. Facilitate research access for visiting scholars.
- Plan and produce an engaging program of exhibitions, lectures, events, and family programs rooted in, or complimentary to, the museum’s collections, in collaboration with the Education staff.
- Provide public tours and gallery talks as needed; plan, organize, and deliver docent training sessions through lectures and gallery talks.
- Research and identify grant opportunities for exhibitions, interpretation, and collections support; coordinate with Development staff to initiate grant applications and provide written narratives, budgets, and reports.
- Develop and monitor budgets for curatorial department, exhibitions, and installation projects; assist with the administration of exhibition contracts and loans, in collaboration with the Collections and Exhibitions Manager and Business Manager.
- Insure the safe housing, storage, movement, and installation of collections, in collaboration with the Collections and Exhibitions Manager. Review and revise collection policies as needed. Oversee planning and implementation of conservation projects.
- Plan for engaging the public, with content for press releases, social media postings, annual reports, etc., in collaboration with the Marketing staff.
- Salaried, full-time position requires extended hours on occasion and periodic weekend work on a rotating schedule.
Qualifications:
- M.A. in Art History required; PhD preferred, or a comparable combination of education and professional experience. Solid background in the history of world art, with specialty in American Art or Western/European Art.
- Three to five years curatorial experience, including general knowledge of art in all media, exhibition planning and development, exhibition display techniques, and current research methodologies.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to communicate effectively and confidently with members of the public, press, donors, artists, collectors, visiting scholars, volunteers, and staff colleagues.
- Visual acumen as required for exhibition design and installation.
The WCMFA offers a stimulating and fast-paced work environment in which staff members work as a team. The ideal candidate will have the ability to manage multiple tasks, adjust priorities, set and meet deadlines, and allocate time judiciously. The WCMFA offers a generous benefits package; salary commensurate with experience. The WCMFA is an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Employer. The museum is a smoke and drug free workplace.
Salary and Benefits:
Full-time salaried position; commensurate with experience
Museum pays a generous portion of major medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage
Annual and personal leave and paid holidays
403b Retirement Program after one year of service. Museum contributes 10% of annual salary yearly.
How to Apply:
Please submit a letter of interest, C. V., writing sample, and salary requirement via email to info@wcmfa.org. Subject line: Curator Search. Application Deadline: April 14, 2017.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted February 23rd

Museum Preschool Teacher Olympia, WA
Hands On Children's Museum
Closes: 5/8/2017
Job Description
Seeking inspiring educator for play-centered, whole-child 9 month preschool program serving students 3-5 years in unique children’s museum setting. Year round position includes school break day camp teaching.
Qualified candidates may also be considered to lead teach other museum education programs including partner programs with local community service agencies (parent education and support programs) and/or field trip art/science workshop teaching.
2+ years preschool teaching experience. BA in Early Childhood Education, Education or relevant experience/education may substitute. Core schedule weekdays, occasional weekends and evenings in support of museum events & programs. Salary DOQ
EOE.
To Apply:
Submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to employment@hocm.org or mail to Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia, WA 98501
No phone calls please.. No phone calls please.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted February 9th

Curator of South Asian Art Salem, MA
Peabody Essex Museum
The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM), a major museum in metro-Boston, seeks a dynamic curator of South Asian art to play a pivotal role in shaping and implementing the museum’s team-based program in Asian art and its specific manifestation of Indian and South Asian art and culture. The new curator will have deep experience in South Asian art, a track record of engaging exhibitions, active in global circles, with a strong commitment to interpretation and programming. PEM has preeminent collections in modern Indian art and Kalighat painting and an extensive Bhutanese textile collection, as well as works from other Southeast Asian cultures.
Opportunities: The curator will develop a more interconnected view of Asian cultures, foster a dialogue between historical and contemporary expressions, and organize collection-based installations of Indian and South Asian art that integrate engaging ideas, new interpretive methods, immersive experiences, and design.
Responsibilities: Lead new permanent-collection installation devoted to South Asian art, opening 2018-2022. Organize exhibitions, secure traveling exhibitions, with special emphasis on Indian art. Develop plan to strengthen PEM’s collection. Cultivate patrons, enhance the museum’s international network, identify opportunities to exchange exhibition projects, loans and expertise. Serve on other museum teams.
Required: MA, art history or cultural studies; specialty in Indian or South Asian art/culture. Exhibition experience. Must be a team-player, donor relationship-builder, enjoy innovative approaches. An established international network is desirable. Experience with both historical and contemporary art preferred.
Full qualifications/how to apply: www.museum-search.com.
Apply by 4/17/2017 to SearchandRef@museum-search.com. EOE. Nominations welcome.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted February 3rd