Visitor Services and Museum Specialist Evanston, IL
Mitchell Museum of the American Indian
The Mitchell Museum focuses exclusively on the art, history and culture of American Indian and First Nations peoples of the United States and Canada.
Job Description: This job sharing position contributes to several key roles in the museum’s operations: to support the museum’s fundraising, membership, and external communications programs, coordinate assigned programs and events, oversee admissions and lead group tours through museum, manage museum shop operations, and ensure excellent customer service to the museum’s constituents.
- Provide excellent customer service and promote the museum mission and vision in all activities, work to fulfill the museum’s operating and strategic goals, and represent museum both within and outside the building.
- Open and close building for the public hours, programs, and events, and monitor museum security.
- Oversee volunteers who (and cover these roles when gaps): process visitor’s admissions and museum shop sales, answer and route telephone calls, route mail and general e-mail to museum staff. Record and tabulate attendance and demographic records.
- Coordinate and schedule docents, tours, and space rentals, assemble craft materials, set-up for programs and events, lead or assist volunteers with tours, crafts, and programs as needed. Train docents in leading group tours of museum exhibits.
- Assist in developing and processing evaluation surveys, newsletters, and membership, fundraising and marketing materials. Generate and process mailings. Manage distribution of marketing materials to outside venues.
- Maintain Constant Contact database and send e-blasts, manage and update museum’s website and Facebook, and maintain museum’s google calendar for public and internal events.
- Manage museum shop operations, order supplies and inventory, and develop new merchandise.
- Maintain PastPerfect donor & collections database, process donations, and create lists/reports.
- Assist in facilities maintenance, prep for cleaning service and manage cleanliness between cleanings, notify Director of maintenance issues and assist coordinating contractors.
- Manage team of volunteers and docents to assist with these duties.
- Work on team in exhibit and program brainstorming, review process, and assist as needed in final implementation.
- And other duties as assigned.
See Website for details: http://www.mitchellmuseum.org/about/museum-jobs.html
This is a job sharing position and time slots for this position are currently Tuesday & Wednesday 9:30-5:30 with bi-weekly staff meetings Thursday 4:30-6:00 and special events several weekends a year. Time slots are subject to change.
To Apply:
Application must include resume, cover letter including salary requirements, days and hours available, prospective start date, and three current references or letters of recommendations. Applications with missing information will not be considered. E-mail to jobs@mitchellmuseum.org. EOE.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted April 6th

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Public Education and Volunteers Coordinator Urbana, IL
Spurlock Museum
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The Spurlock Museum at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks candidates for the position of Public Education and Volunteers Coordinator. Reporting to the Director of Education, the coordinator serves as one of the primary public faces of the Spurlock Museum by managing a volunteer corps, and overseeing and leading interactive museum tours and public education programs for schools and other organizations.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Create, build, and supervise extensive and varied volunteer activity for the museum, as the primary liaison for all museum volunteers. Recruit, assess, and place volunteers across the various sections of the museum by evaluating and balancing museum section needs and competing demands for volunteer time and skills and maintain volunteer relationships.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted April 6th

Museum Director (Academic) Detroit, Michigan
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Wayne State University
The Office of the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan invites applications for a non-tenure track position as Museum Director (Academic) beginning August 2017. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. We seek an energetic individual to lead the Gordon L. Grosscup Museum of Anthropology (GLGMA) and the WSU Planetarium on a new path towards greater visibility, accessibility and synergy. The successful applicant will develop and promote these two collaborative teaching and research spaces within the University and the greater Metro Detroit region. The successful candidate will be expected to manage research, exhibition, and collections experiences for students; prepare grant proposals to enhance the condition and usability of facilities; teach occasional courses in Museum studies, Anthropology, and/or Astronomy; and strengthen existing community and public outreach resources that attract K-12 students via exhibits, workshops, and demonstrations.
The mission of the GLGMA is to train and actively involve University students in the activities of preservation, research, interpretation, collections management, public outreach, and exhibition of material culture for the benefit and enrichment of the local and university community. The Museum also serves as a state repository for archaeological collections from SE Michigan, which consists in large part of historical artifacts.
The mission of the Planetarium revolves around three components: teaching, outreach, and service to the community. The planetarium provides a high profile learning environment for school children ages K-12, and Wayne State students enrolled in Physical Science courses - especially those enrolled in the Department’s new BA Astronomy program. We aim to inspire young people and adults in urban Detroit communities to choose a career in science.
Qualifications: MA/MS in Anthropology, Astronomy, Physics required; PhD in one of the fields or a related discipline preferred. Applicants must also have at least two years of prior experience in museum work at a supervisory level, have a strong background in collections management and research, and proven skills in public outreach. Previous experience in archaeology, foundation and government grant-writing, NAGPRA consultation, and teaching will be considered strengths in the search process. The College is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Wayne State University.
Review of applications will begin April 20, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants must apply on-line (Posting #042624) and should submit a cover letter describing their qualifications for and interest in the position, a Curriculum Vitae, a statement regarding the role of University museums in supporting teaching, research, and outreach missions, and contact information for three references.
Contacts at WSU: Dr. Tamara L. Bray (t.bray@wayne.edu); Dr. Edward Cackett (ecackett@wayne.edu).
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted April 6th

Director of Digital Strategy & Technology Baltimore, MD
The Walters Art Museum
The Walters Art Museum seeks a Director of Digital Strategy & Technology to drive the overall strategic and tactical direction of information technology, information management and digital access functions for the Museum. As a member of the Management and Program Teams, reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, key duties of the Director of Digital Strategy & Technology include leading the process to define and deliver a comprehensive digital strategy, long-range technology and infrastructure planning that supports the institution’s strategic plan, long-range planning to ensure optimal and effective use of budget and resources by all departments and functions of the museum, and resource and human capital planning that builds and sustains digital literacy and effectiveness within the museum. These duties are implemented through a staff of seven as well as outside contractors and effective cross-divisional liaising with a team of Museum managers.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
Four direct reports associated with this position.
Key Responsibilities:
- Maps digital capabilities to museum strategic priorities;
- Develop, direct, and administer the digital project portfolio and deployment of digital solutions;
- Work with leadership and department heads to establish a vision and develop implementation tactics for a comprehensive digital strategy, serving both internal and external audiences;
- Review, refine and develop the Museum’s virtual presence in consultation with departmental managers and senior leadership to deliver compelling public digital engagement;
- Based on business and use-case scenarios, define and develop a comprehensive data model and information architecture to ensure both internal and external constituents are effectively served;
- Review, refine or implement appropriate software systems or other resources to ensure the museum’s data and digital assets are effectively created, managed and deployed;
- Review, refine or implement appropriate software integrations to ensure collection, programming and constituent data platforms serve internal and external requirements;
- Improve the efficiency of the business and administration needs of the museum and departments through the selection and implementation of appropriate productivity software;
- Ensure software and hardware systems are maintained and operated in an efficient and secure manner allowing flexibility and scalability;
- Maintain a high level of internal and external user satisfaction and system uptime, demonstrate this through industry accredited metrics;
- Oversee the photography, digital preservation, and digitization of the collection.
- Team with museum department heads to leverage IT developments and build IT enabled strategies at the departmental and museum level, that are both effective and efficient; Manage the Museum’s data center with 11 servers, including physical and virtual servers, and data and communications network environments across multiple venues;
- Measure new efficiencies and return on investment of all strategies and initiatives;
- Develop and manage the department’s annual operating budget, as well as related capital projects;
- Coach, develop, and maintain a dedicated staff that continually focuses on the institutional needs and mission;
- Stay abreast of new products and digital process methodologies while benchmarking with peer organizations to ensure the Museum maintains a leading edge in its information infrastructure;
- Be an integral part of the wider museum community representing the institution on all levels including collaborative projects and conferences.
Qualifications and Requirements:
- Bachelor’s Degree and ten years of experience in a leadership role defining and managing information technology in a museum, cultural heritage, educational or non-profit environment;
- Superior strategic and hands-on experience managing an information-rich and complex multiple-platform environment;
- Demonstrated management experience and prior experience defining and leading strategic initiatives;
- Ability to coordinate, manage, and implement multiple and ongoing projects at once in an effective and timely fashion;
- Excellent problem-solving skills, customer orientation, and high degree of responsiveness;
- Strong financial, administrative, organizational, collaborative and communication skills.
- Strong working and practical knowledge of Windows servicers, Unix servers, and Microsoft and Mac Operating systems; skilled in use of linked open data, mobile and kiosk devices.
Salary is commensurate with experience. We offer an attractive benefits package. For consideration, send your resume, cover letter and salary requirement to jobs@thewalters.org. Application end date is Friday, April 28, 2017
An Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Employer. A smoke and drug free workplace.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted April 4th

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Executive Director New York, NY
Renee and Chaim Gross Foundation
The Renee and Chaim Gross Foundation (526 La Guardia Place New York, NY 10012) seeks an Executive Director to lead the organization in its next phase of growth and development.
Founded by sculptor Chaim Gross (1904-1991) and his wife Renee (1910-2006) the Foundation is located on a landmarked block in Greenwich Village that was the couple’s home and the artist’s studio for more than 40 years. The Foundation exhibits Gross’s sculpture and drawings and organizes cultural activities, special events, and exhibitions that use the resources of the building, studio, archives, and art collections—comprising more than 10,000 objects in various media—as the focus of tours and individual visits, lectures, classes, symposia, prose and poetry readings, and other events that advance understanding about Gross’s life and work, his collections, and the broad, creative community in which he flourished.
The Foundation seeks an Executive Director who will build on its successful exhibition and educational program, plan and implement its future development, and serve as a passionate ambassador, advocate and spokesperson for its mission.
Reporting to the President of the Board of Directors, s/he has overall strategic and operational responsibility for staff, programs, budget, communications, and fundraising, and is the primary steward of the Foundation’s historic building and its contents. S/he will be committed to preservation of this historic artist’s home and studio, management of its art collections and in continuing its participation in the growing national and international community dedicated to historic artists' buildings.
The Executive Director will work closely with the President, the Board of Directors, and the Advisory Council of arts professionals, to ensure that the Foundation is fiscally sound and is supported today and into the future by a sustainable mix of earned and contributed income. The Executive Director is responsible for strategizing fundraising activities, which include multifaceted efforts to reach new supporters and solidify relationships with existing ones: to develop and implement fundraising strategies that include individual donors, corporate support, new avenues of support from grant-making foundations and new events- and program-centered fundraising activities. The Executive Director is also the primary liaison with the commercial gallery that represents Chaim Gross’s work. Overseeing a small staff with curatorial and administrative skills, the Executive Director conceives, plans, and manages an annual budget, conceives and implements a slate of exciting public programs and events, and a communications and marketing strategy that effectively connects the Foundation with multiple audiences including artists, students from K-12 through the graduate level, specialists in art history, and the general public. These initiatives will encourage visitors of differing abilities and diverse interests to actively engage with the artist’s studio space and extensive collections of modern, American, and African art.
The successful candidate should have at least ten years experience in arts administration and/or program development, including at least three years in a senior or leadership position.
Knowledge and understanding of twentieth-century art, familiarity with the care of historic buildings and art collections, success in managing budgets and staff, fundraising, programming, and building productive collaborations are especially important.
The successful candidate will solve problems creatively and work collaboratively with a wide range of supporters and audiences to formulate and realize a compelling vision for the Foundation’s next chapter.
How to Apply:
To apply, submit a letter detailing leadership achievements, resume, and contact information for three references via email to Saskia Grooms, Chairperson of the Search Committee.
The review of applications will begin 15 May 2017 and continue until the position is filled.
For additional information on the Renee and Chaim Gross Foundation, please visit this site.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted April 4th

Director of Installations & Collections Management Baltimore, Maryland
The Walters Art Museum
Overview:
The Walters Art Museum seeks a Director of Installation and Collections Management to lead the implementation of the museum’s exhibition and installation program, and oversee the care and management of the museum’s collections in storage and on display. As a member of the Art & Program Team along with the Directors of Conservation, Curatorial Affairs, and Education, and reporting to the Deputy Director for Art & Program, the Director of Installation and Collections Management participates in the strategic ideation and planning of the museum’s exhibitions and installations, including the campus-wide reinstallation of collections as part of a master-planning process. S/he oversees the staff responsible for the day-to-day implementation of collections management, exhibitions, and installations.
Key Responsibilities
- Working with Art & Program team and DDAP to plan the museum’s program of exhibitions and installations, including campus-wide reinstallation of collections
- Playing a lead role in planning for the campus-wide reinstallation of galleries as part of an institutional master plan
- Helping to balance priorities among different departments through collaborative, transparent communication
- Facilitating planning among Project Manager, Installations, and Collections teams in order to balance resources and priorities
- Managing staff and operations for collections and installations based on a holistic view of all activities related to the care and maintenance of collections and loans in storage and on display including art movement and art handling
- Working to identify and establish best practices in project management, collections care and maintenance
- Guiding Collections Management and Installations/Exhibitions Teams, in coordination with Curatorial, Conservation, and other departments cross-divisionally, to implement exhibition and installation projects through processes that allow projects to be generated, developed, and implemented with greater collaboration and efficiency
- Fostering positive, supportive behaviors and values within the Department of Installation and Collections Management; modeling and encouraging trust; establishing clear priorities and accountability; developing team members
- Overseeing development of project schedules and maintenance of communication on progress, working cross-divisionally to manage logistics for exhibitions and installations
- Working to identify and establish best practices in project management, collections care and maintenance, including cross-training of installations staff
Qualifications and Requirements
- BA required, MA preferred in Museum Studies, Arts Administration, Art History, Design or a related field, with 7 years of demonstrated experience at a museum, cultural heritage, educational or non-profit environment
- Demonstrated experience and understanding of project and collections management, exhibition design and implementation
- Demonstrated management experience and prior experience defining and leading strategic initiatives
- Excellent problem-solving skills and high degree of responsiveness
- Strong financial, administrative, organizational, and collaborative skills
- Excellence in written and verbal communication
- Ability to coordinate, manage, and implement multiple and ongoing projects at once in an effective and timely fashion
- Ability to manage, motivate, and develop staff
Salary is commensurate with experience. We offer an attractive benefits package.
For consideration, send your resume, cover letter and salary requirement to jobs@thewalters.org. Application end date is Friday, April 28, 2017.
An Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Employer.
A smoke and drug free workplace.
About:
The Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, Maryland is internationally renowned for its collection of art. The collection presents an overview of world art from pre-dynastic Egypt to 20th-century Europe, and counts among its many treasures Greek sculpture and Roman sarcophagi; medieval ivories and Old Master paintings; Art Nouveau jewelry and 19th-century European and American masterpieces.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted April 2nd

Ulla R. Searing Curator of Collections Sarasota, FL
The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art/Florida State University
Job ID # 41471
Overview:
Non-tenure track faculty position
Responsibilities:
Responsible for the care, display, research, and interpretation of a wide-ranging collection of European art of international standing; plays a central role in developing and executing the Ringling Museum’s exhibition program. Scholarly research and collection interpretation (including catalogues, gallery didactics, other printed materials, gallery talks and lectures) with the aims of engaging diverse audiences with Ringling’s holdings and raising the Museum profile nationally and internationally. Reinstalling galleries and updates didactic materials in concert with Ringling Education Department. Conceives, develops, and implements a wide range of exhibitions (permanent collection focus, package, and partnered loan shows). Responsible for exhibition budgets, and the coordination of loan agreements and contracts. Writes catalogues, texts and other printed material about the collection and exhibitions. Prepares grant proposals. Coordinates with Registration and Conservation in support of loans, research, storage and preservation of the collection. Works with the Museum’s Education Department in creating programs for exhibitions, such as gallery lectures. May teach courses in area of specialization at Florida State University. Build and sustain relationships with curators, academics, collectors and other art professionals. Actively seek opportunities for enriching collections and programs.
About The Ringling:
The Ringling is a center for art, history and learning situated on 66 acres on Sarasota Bay. It is built on the legacy of circus entrepreneur, collector of art and financier John Ringling and his wife Mable. The Ringling inspires visitors with an acclaimed collection of Old Master paintings, explores with them the diverse cultures and art of Asia, delights them with the story of the American circus, and transports them to the Roaring Twenties during a tour of the magnificent Ca’ d’Zan mansion. The Ringling is also committed to exhibiting the work of an emerging community of living artists that moves beyond traditional practice and features dynamic and engaging contemporary visual and performing arts, including a diverse roster of theater, music and dance. The Ringling is the State Art Museum of Florida. Affiliated with Florida State University, it is one of the largest university art centers in the nation.
Qualifications:
Master’s degree in a related field and three years of related work experience. High level of knowledge of European art. Ability to read at least one foreign language. Knowledge of collections management and the responsibilities of compliance with the American Association of Museum’s policies and procedures. Skill in public speaking. Ability to conduct original and secondary research in the field of Art History.
Preferred:
Ph.D. plus two to three years of curatorial experience. Fluency in at least one additional language. Experience working with donors, major museums, and galleries.
Contact Information:
For more information, or for technical assistance, please contact Ringling Human Resources at 941-359-5700 ext 2605 or employment@ringling.org
How to Apply:
If qualified and interested in this position, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume. If selected as a top candidate, 3 letters of recommendation will be required.
Background Check:
This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check, to include fingerprinting.
An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled &Veteran Employer.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted April 2nd

Archaeology Museum Community Engagement Coordinator El Paso, TX
City of El Paso, Archaeology Museum
Overview:
Salary: $42,361.92 – $62,653.27 Annually
Location: Various Locations within the City of El Paso, TX
Job Number: 1216
Requirements
Candidate must have a Master’s degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, Museum Studies, History, Museum Education, and four (4) years professional experience in history education or community engagement programs and events in a museum setting.
Licenses and Certificates: Texas Class “C” Driver’s License or equivalent from another state.
General Purpose:
Under general direction, plan, coordinate and manage programs and activities that actively engage with the community throughout the city and region to extend the reach of Museum resources and expand the diversity of museum audiences.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted April 2nd

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Ticketing Systems Coordinator Mt Vernon, VA
George Washington’s Mount Vernon
Introduction:
Mount Vernon provides meaningful learning opportunities for Mount Vernon’s one million plus annual guests. Through a diverse portfolio of ticketed interpretive experiences, engaging public programs as well as services and events, we expand each guest’s understanding of, and appreciation for, our nation’s Founding Father.
The Guest Services Department facilitates guest access to and use of, the estate. Guest Services manages ticketing operations, group reservations, shuttle services, wharf operations, use of the Ford Orientation Center and other guest amenities/services.
Position-specific Responsibilities:
- Provide consistent and effective system set-up and support for ticketing operations. Serve as primary liaison to IT Department for use of our ticketing system, Tessitura, hardware, and data security.
- Document and maintain regular system and training procedures, making suggestions for improvement when needed.
- Maintain regular system reporting as well as ad hoc reporting needs both within the department and around the institution.
- Work closely with other Departments (Development and Marketing) to ensure ticketing systems reflect all relevant promotions & prices.
- Maintain a thorough understanding of estate logistics, programs, and content.
Minimum Qualifications:
- Ticketing system/software and processes experience required, knowledge of Tessitura preferred
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required
- 3-5 years of relevant experience required
- Bachelor’s degree is strongly preferred
- Strong communication skills are required
- Must be responsible, flexible, punctual, and able to work well under pressure
- Ability to work creatively and effectively as a member of a team, mandatory
Special Requirements:
- Must work occasional weekends, evenings, and holidays
- Must maintain Guest Experience Accreditation: 2 meeting credits; 1 field trip credit; 2 content credits
Mount Vernon is an equal opportunity employer.
Interested candidates may apply via our website.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted April 2nd

Visitor Services Assistant Chicago, IL
International Museum of Surgical Science
The International Museum of Surgical Science is looking to fill the position of Visitor Services Assistant. The Visitor Services Assistant is a part-time position with the potential to grow into full time in the future. The VS Assistant will be required to work Sunday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 9:30am-4:30pm and additional hours as needed for educational programs and events at approximately 21-28 hours per week. Some evening hours should be anticipated. The VS Assistant reports to the Museum’s Director of Education and Events.
Main duties:
The Main duties for the Visitor Services position include but are not limited to: opening and closing the Museum, running the Museum admissions desk and gift shop, processing payments, assisting with educational program and event setup as needed, and assisting the Director of Education and Events with additional tasks as needed. There are growth opportunities within this position including: greater responsibility in the management of groups, Museum Memberships, and after-hours events.
**Please note: this position will not be assisting with any curatorial duties.
Skills & Qualifications:
- Previous experience with customer service/handling payments preferred
- Previous experience working in a museum setting preferred
- Time efficient and on time
- Organized
- Dependable
- A team player
- Detail oriented
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Able to communicate effectively with visitors and other staff members
- Able to maintain a positive working attitude
- Sincere enthusiasm for museums
- Ability to work independently, must be self-motivated
- The ability to lift 40 lbs
Email cover letter and resume to Justina Doyle at chicagomuseumjob@gmail.com
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted April 1st

Park Interpreter, Parks Department Harris County, TX
We are looking for a park interpreter to work in the special use parks of Precinct 3 in Harris County, Texas. The facilities include Kleb Woods Nature Preserve and Historic Farm in Tomball and Cypress Top Historic Park in Cypress.
General Position Description: Under the direction of the Park Manager this position is responsible for interpretation and preservation of Precinct 3 Parks as assigned. This position assists with daily operations, maintenance, repair, cultural and natural resource interpretation, presentation of outreach and educational programs, and routine customer service. Duties include housekeeping and minor repair and maintenance of buildings and grounds, especially as it applies to display and interpretive areas. Assists with visitor registration. Conducts tours and programs, and assists with development of exhibits and interpretive programming. Provides direction to volunteers, interns, and alternative workforce. Performs additional duties as assigned. Complies with all Agency, Division, and Branch rules, regulations, and procedures.
Working Conditions: (1) Public use facility open seven days per week; (2) Required to work hours other than 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with days off other than Saturday, Sunday, and holidays; (3) Required to work flexible schedules as needed; (4) Required to perform duties outdoors and work in all types of weather as well as in non-climate controlled buildings; (5) Non-smoking environment in County buildings and vehicles; (6) Required to adjust to changing schedules.
Minimum Qualifications:
Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree.
Preferred Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in Biology, Ecology, Wildlife Science or other field biology related degree, Museum Studies, Archive Studies, History, Cultural Resource Conservation, Anthropology, Archeology or closely related field.
Experience: Some experience in interpretation or education, such as a summer intern or volunteer in a museum, nature center, park, historic site or similar institution, or as a student teacher.
License/Certifications: Must possess or be able to obtain, within thirty days of employment, a valid class “C” Texas driver’s license. Note: Retention of position is contingent on obtaining and maintaining required license.
Selection Criteria:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: (1) Knowledge of English, spelling, math, and writing skills; (2) Knowledge of natural and cultural resource management and conservation principles; (3) Knowledge of local flora and fauna, American and Texas History is important. Knowledge of the German language is a plus; (4) Knowledge of interpretation/education programs and techniques such as living history, exhibit development, and special events; (5) Knowledge to develop, implement, manage, publicize, and evaluate related interpretive programs;
(6) Knowledge of care and handling of educational animals, including snakes, birds, and other small vertebrates; (7) Knowledge to properly catalog and maintain scientific collections, cultural artifacts and historic property;
(8) Skill in effective verbal and written communication with public, co-workers, and volunteers; (9) Skill in using a personal computer in a Windows-based environment to include Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher and Power Point. Familiarity with Photoshop a plus. (10) Skill in developing and presenting accurate and creative guided tours and educational and interpretive programs to audiences of all ages; (11) Skill to assist with various park duties such as maintenance, administration, or customer service duties on an as-needed basis; (12) Highly skilled in the area of customer service and the ability to survey customers for program quality; (13) Ability to perform manual labor, including lifting of supplies and materials, in accordance with agency safety program, work rules, and resource conservation principles; (14) Skill to operate hand tools, power tools, chainsaws, and various other equipment; (15) Ability to handle complaints, emergencies, and a high volume of people; (16) Ability to make sound, independent judgments without continual supervision; (17) Ability to coordinate the work of others, work with distractions, and handle multiple tasks effectively; (18) Ability to work well with diverse groups and age ranges; (19) Ability to work on multiple tasks as part of a flexible team with changing priorities; (20) Ability to work with others as a team and promote professionalism in the workplace.
Additional Requirements: (1) Submit resumes and professional references to Fred Collins fcollins@pct3.com, Director of Kleb Woods Nature Preserve and Historic Farm and Cypress Top Historic Park; (2) A photocopy of your college transcript(s) from an accredited institution must be submitted with your resume. If hired, you will have to supply a certified copy of your transcript.
Inquiries should be sent to fcollins@pct3.com.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted March 31st


Development Associate
Clewiston, FL
Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum
Announcing a full time job opening at the Seminole Tribe of Florida’s Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum, located on the beautiful Big Cypress Reservation near Clewiston, Florida. If interested, please send resume and cover letter to Visitor Services and Development Manager Carrie Dilley, carriedilley@semtribe.com
Nature of Work:
The incumbent in this position is responsible for assisting in organizing and coordinating fundraising activities in order to broaden the base of grant support for the Seminole Tribe of Florida Ah-Tah- Thi-Ki Museum. The incumbent plans, develops, coordinates and manages long-term capital campaigns, securing grants, attracting new donors and members, and conducting special fundraising events. The incumbent cultivates and nurtures successful and productive relationships with current and potential government foundations, corporate/foundation sponsors and individual donors in order to contribute to the financial viability and overall sustainability of the Museum. This position reports to the Visitor Services and Development Manager, and is a full time, non-exempt position.
Full posting here.
If interested, please send resume and cover letter to Visitor Services and Development Manager Carrie Dilley, carriedilley@semtribe.com.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted March 31st

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Assistant Collections Manager New Orleans, LA
National World War II Museum
(Temporary, full-time and part-time available)
March 2017
The National WWII Museum currently has available two temporary 12-week Assistant Collections Manager positions; one is full-time (40 hours per week up to a total maximum of 480 hours) and one is part-time (20 hours per week up to a total maximum of 240 hours). These positions report to the Collections Manager.
The ideal candidate will have some experience with museum collections management. The Assistant Collections Manager will handle and pull artifacts for re-housing and movement to a new storage area. Additional responsibilities include identifying potential condition concerns and writing a report for follow-up by the Collections Manager, re-housing artifacts, assisting in the physical move of the permanent collection from its temporary storage location, and assisting in shelf mapping as needed.
Interested candidates should apply online here or mail resumes to 945 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70130.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted March 29th