Registrar Cheyenne, WY
Wyoming State Museum
Open Until Filled
General Description:
The Registrar position at the Wyoming State Museum is responsible for creating and maintaining all legal paperwork required by the museum. This includes, but is not limited to: donation and loan contracts; federal permits and curation agreements; image use and permission to publish agreements; and copyright agreements.
Essential Functions: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level.
- Create and process all legal paperwork necessary for donation/purchase/transfer of new artifacts, federal permits and curation agreements, relocation of loaned artifacts, deaccession of artifacts, image use and permission to publish agreements, copyright agreements, and artifact insurance values.
- Maintain and set standards for museum artifact database of 70,000+ artifacts. Oversee uniformity of data input; run reports as necessary; perform regular indexing, backups, and random sampling of data to ensure against loss of data; and update older data to current standards.
- Assist with processing of newly acquired artifacts or those involved in incoming or outgoing loans. This includes researching, cataloging, photographing, writing condition reports, and ensuring proper storage or exhibition conditions.
- Research the collections and related information to provide information to the public.
- Provide information and technical assistance to small Wyoming museums with registration questions.
- Assist with researching and writing artifact exhibit labels for gallery or online exhibits.
- Report, grant, and policy writing and/or review as needed.
- Attending staff, division or departmental meetings as needed.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted December 22nd

2018 – 2019 Cole Fellowship Catskill, NY
Thomas Cole National Historic Site
Call for Applicants:
The Thomas Cole National Historic Site (TCNHS) is now reviewing applications for the Cole fellowship, a one-year, residential fellowship at the Thomas Cole National Historic site. Fellows participate in the research and interpretation of the work, home, and studios of the artist, Thomas Cole (1801 – 1848). Four candidates will be selected to join the site from June 6, 2018 – May 19, 2019.
The Thomas Cole National Historic Site (TCNHS) preserves and interprets the home and studios of Thomas Cole, the founder of the Hudson River School of painting, the nation's first art movement. Cole's profound influence on America's cultural landscape inspires us to engage broad audiences through programs and exhibitions that are relevant today.
Through a combination of research, interpretation, and hands-on projects, Cole Fellows conduct significant research and gain professional museum experience. Selected candidates are provided the opportunity to:
• Conduct in-depth research that leads to a major project and /or paper based on their work.
• Attend an intensive one-week seminar with the leading Cole scholar and Professor, Dr. Allan Wallach.
• Lead tours of the historic site, galleries, and have full engagement in interpretive programming.
• Work closely with the Curator, and other TCNHS staff on projects that may include collection care and research, exhibition planning, educational programming, and special events.
• Attend various events and site wide staff meetings to learn about the structural, strategic, and creative decisions 
involved in the day-to-day operations of a historic artists’ house museum.
• Participate in monthly field trips to museums and sites and benefit from professional development opportunities including resume review and next step planning based on individual career goals.
Additional Compensation: Free shared housing on-site in a fully furnished house with private bedrooms. Electric, water, heat, internet, and garbage removal is provided, along with a monthly stipend of $400.
Qualifications: TCNHS seeks self-motivated recent graduates, graduating college seniors, and graduate students who have expressed a commitment to pursue careers in history, art, museums, material culture, decorative arts, collection and exhibition management, and/or education. Applicants should be flexible, organized, energetic, have a passion for art and ideas, and an affinity for working with the public. A car is helpful, but not required. Participation for the entire program is required. Work week is Wednesday-Sunday.
Applications: will be accepted from December 5 to February 12, 2018, with priority decision given to those who apply on or before January 24, 2018.
Applications must include:
• Brief letter of introduction describing your interest in the Fellowship and career goals
• Resume
• References – include names and full contact information for 3 people (professors, teachers, and/or employers)
• Writing sample (2 to 5 pages MAX please)
Send By Email (PDF files only) to Kate Menconeri, Curator:
For questions, please email For general information about Thomas Cole National Historic Site, upcoming programming and exhibitions, and future events, please visit:
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted December 21st

Paleo Preparator Albuquerque, NM
New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science
Salary: $26,228.80 - $45,656.00 Annually
Sponsored Term Funded Position
Department of Cultural Affairs
Closing: 1/19/2018 11:59 PM Mountain
Job Description:
NEOGOV is currently working on a system update for applicants who use screen readers. If you are applying with a screen reader and need assistance, please contact Andrea Rivera-Smith @ (505) 695-5606.
Important Notice:
Attached resumes will not be reviewed or considered. You are required to include your work experience in the Work Experience section of your application. If you have previously included work history on a resume you must transfer your work history into the Work Experience section prior to submitting your application. For more information please visit our website: Employment with the State of New Mexico
Purpose of Position:
This position resides at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science in Albuquerque. The new Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science maintains a large collection of fossils that are used for research purposes as well as exhibits in the museum. The Museum Technician and Conservator-Operational position is vital to the museum's function as it is the position that works with the scientists and volunteers to ensure the proper preparation and conservation of all fossils in the museum, including those for exhibits or research. The Museum Technician and Conservator-Operational manages volunteers in the preparation lab (including the public "Fossilworks" lab) and must have a good knowledge of fossil specimens and their preparation needs. This Museum Technician and Conservator-Operational is responsible for maintaining clean and safe preparation facilities, stocking materials and maintaining equipment, as well as participating in field work to ensure that fossils are properly stabilized for transport.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted December 21st

Associate Curator of Collections Seattle, WA
The Henry Art Gallery
The Henry is currently seeking an Associate Curator of Collections.
The Associate Curator of Collections is responsible for collections care, management, and access. The position as an educational function and works collaboratively with the curatorial staff to develop and implement programs that support the museum’s mission. Collections care and management are principal responsibilities of the position, including database management, online content management, copyright requests, and coordinating of works of art for exhibition.
The Associate Curator of Collections supports the museum’s efforts to build its collection, oversees collections access, including visits to the Reed Collections Study Center, and may originate exhibitions from the collection. The Associate Curator of Collections reports to the Senior Curator and supervises collections interns, volunteers, and work study students.
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Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted December 21st

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Paleontology Lab Manager Seattle , WA
Univ Washington Burke Museum
Closing Info: Open Until Filled
Salary: Salary and benefits are competitive. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Shift: First Shift
Notes: As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.
As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.
UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a “Great College to Work For” for four consecutive years.
Our Burke Museum, has an outstanding opportunity for a Paleontology Lab Manager.
The paleontology lab manager is primarily responsible for the supervision, management, and safety of the personnel and activities in the fossil preparation laboratory, including managing relevant budgets. Secondarily, the paleontology lab manager is responsible for facilitating research on fossils, including the preparation and casting of specimens, assisting in the organization and execution of field work pertaining to the collection of fossil specimens, and assisting in the curation of fossil specimens.
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Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted December 21st

Senior Architectural Conservator Long Island City, NY
NYC Department of Parks & Recreation
NYC Parks is an award-winning city agency that builds and cares for public spaces for New Yorkers to connect, play and enjoy. These public spaces, encompassing over 5,000 properties and 14% of the city’s land and coastline, include seawalls and waterfronts, pedestrian bridges, beaches and boardwalks, parks and playgrounds, historic houses, recreation centers and pools. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Majore Responisbilities:
- Under supervision of the Executive Director of The Historic House Trust, serve as lead Architectural Preservation Conservator.
- Oversee all aspects of public and privately funded design, construction and conservation projects.
- Perform research and conditions assessments on HHT properties and determine appropriate treatments.
- Develop and review technical specifications for conservation/restoration projects.
- Manage work of design consultants and construction contractors.
- Manage capital and restoration projects from design through construction to ensure compliance with various contract requirements.
- Prepare and/or review capital project contracts, work and change orders, overruns and Requests for Information (RFIs), time extensions, status reports and consultant/contractor payments.
- Serve as a liaison between HHT, Parks and House staff for all design, construction and conservation projects.
- Work with HHT Board and Conservation Committee on conservation/preservation issues, keep them informed of HHT projects and coordinate quarterly site visits to the houses.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted December 21st

Registrar Seattle, WA
Seatte Aquarium
Posting expires: Open until filled
Position description:
We are looking for a full-time registrar to join our team! The registrar furthers the mission of the Seattle Aquarium by facilitating registration of programs and events as well as disseminating reports and relevant information to internal departments. This is done by providing excellent customer service to both internal and external customers including schools, Seattle Aquarium Connections partners (, groups and/or families wishing to participate in various on-site and outreach programs. Vital responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to: clear and concise communication about programming at the Seattle Aquarium to potential customers; helping to remove barriers to the Aquarium and its programs through the administration of our Connections program and scholarships; and expediting incoming registrations and requests and ensuring that the information is accurate and reported to appropriate departments.
The ideal candidate will be a skilled communicator both over the phone and in writing with clear, legible and organized presentation. We are looking for some who is customer-service-oriented, with a warm and welcoming tone and presence, who is committed to making the Aquarium and its programs accessible and welcoming to all, and has a proven ability to work effectively with people from a wide array of cultures and communities.
Full posting here.
How to apply:
The Seattle Aquarium is a progressive, equal opportunity employer that values a diverse workforce. All candidates are encouraged to apply by sending a résumé and one-page letter detailing interest and relevant experience to
Application review will begin immediately.
Note: Must pass a background check, upon job offer, to be eligible for this position.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted December 19th

Executive Director Littleton, NH
The Arts Alliance of Northern New Hampshire
The Arts Alliance of Northern New Hampshire is hiring a full-time Executive Director.
This position provides overall management, planning, vision and leadership as well as oversight of all aspects of AANNH, including programs and services, finances, resource development, human resources, member services and communications. The ED works with the Board to establish and implement policies and programs and is responsible to the Board for the day-to-day management of all aspects of the operation, in fulfillment of AANNH’s mission.
AANNH is a membership organization that aims to infuse culture into every aspect of life in the region and to support the cultural needs of schools, arts and heritage organizations, artists, businesses, nonprofits, government and social-service agencies and individuals of all ages. All this work depends on partnerships.
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Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted December 19th

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Curatorial Arts Mastery Program, Manager Cleveland, OH
The Cleveland Museum of Art
Directs and facilitates the Curatorial Arts Mastery Program (CAMP), an immersive, rigorous learning experience for Cleveland high school students. Coordinates student exploration of the multi-faceted, research-driven creative work of museum professions. Designs and facilitates critical thinking and academic writing instruction and opportunities for program participants as they utilize local archival collections to conceptualize, research and design professional-quality community exhibitions for select library branches. Connects participants with CMA staff and resources along with graduate student mentor scholars. Expands participant awareness of career opportunities in the arts and humanities.
With assistance from other Education and Academic Affairs staff, develop CAMP curriculum and course of study.
- Act as liaison between CMA and library staff.
- Oversee student recruitment, interviews, and selection for the program.
- Coordinate and organize all learning components and activities of the CAMP program, including guest facilitators from the CMA staff, fellows, and volunteers and other outside partner agencies.
- Coordinate and facilitate all interactions between student cohorts and CMA staff needed to produce professional quality exhibition components, develop related programming, and promote the exhibition and programs to the general public (e.g., curatorial, design, communications).
- Coordinate student cohort travel for research trips to other local museums, libraries, and cultural institutions as well as a trip to Washington, D.C. for explorations of Smithsonian museums.
- Manage and lead two student cohorts in researching, planning, and developing professional-quality community exhibitions at select Cleveland Public Library sites.
- Maintain and track project budgets.
- Compile and present program reports
- Perform other duties as assigned
- Masters degree in Art Education, Museum Studies, or Studio Art; three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- experience working with teen audiences
- Familiarity with art museum culture, object research and object-based learning, exhibition development, and programming are essential.
- Evidence of strong organizational, collaborative, and leadership skills.
- Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
- Proficiency in Outlook, database, design and word processing software.
- Ability to prioritize work projects and work well under pressure to meet deadlines.
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Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted December 18th

Gallery Teacher (Part-time) Cleveland, OH
The Cleveland Museum of Art
This part-time position supports gallery lessons and experiences conducted through the Department of Learning and Engagement.
- Conducts programming and gallery lessons for all audiences, from Preschool students through senior adults.
- Develops curriculum for on-site object based experiences.
- Attends regular training sessions on gallery teaching and the CMA collection.
- May participate during large departmental programs such as Play Days and Family Game Night.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's Degree in Art History, Museum Studies, Art Education, Education, or related field.
- At least one year of successful teaching and/or museum experience planning and facilitating object-based experiences that engage diverse audiences.
- Knowledge of current theory and practice in museum education.
- Ability to experiment, think creatively, and solve problems.
- Ability to communicate gracefully and tactfully with visitors, partners, and community organizations.
- Evidence of strong collaborative skills and experience building consensus among diverse groups of personalities in both internal and external constituents.
- Ability to receive input and feedback from variety of sources, and channel feedback into actionable strategy.
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Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted December 18th

Grants & Development Coordinator Tacoma, WA
Children’s Museum of Tacoma
The Development & Grants Coordinator for the Children’s Museum of Tacoma will perform a variety of administrative tasks to support the Grants & Assessment Director, Development Director, Development and Campaign Manager, and Special Events and Development Manager. The Development & Grants Coordinator will be adept in stewardship activities related to non-profit fundraising and relationship management, possess very strong writing and research skills, and have a keen attention to detail.
Full posting here.
Hours and Compensation:
Full time, 40 hour week, overtime eligible. $15-17 depending on experience. Office hours Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Eligible for vacation & sick leave, paid holidays, and medical/dental/vision benefits paid 100% by employer.
To Apply:
Send your resume and cover letter to Brenda Morrison, Deputy Director, at Candidates will be considered in order of application until the position is filled.
In your cover letter please address the following:
1. Why you want to work for the museum
2. Why you are interested in development
3. Your highest aspirations for the children in our community
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted December 18th

Senior Property Manager Seattle, WA
The Frye Art Museum
The Organization: The Frye Art Museum is a living legacy of visionary patronage and civic responsibility, committed to artistic inquiry and a rich visitor experience. A catalyst for our engagement with contemporary art and artists is the Founding Collection of Charles and Emma Frye, access to which shall always be free.
FLSA Status Exempt
Reports to: Board of Trustees
Managed by: CFO & Director/CEO
Supervise: External Property Manager
Essential Functions:
The Charles and Emma Frye Free Public Art Museum is a 501(c)(3) private operating foundation, organized as a charitable non-profit corporation in Washington State. The organization’s commercial real estate portfolio provides a significant portion of the Museum’s operating budget. The Senior Property Manager oversees and directs property management activities related to this portfolio. The position works closely with, and directs activities of, external property management and is responsible for the overall successful operations of properties and works to ensure the portfolio operations meet or surpass industry standards. The Senior Property Manager is a member of the CFO Team, working to strategize and operationalize short‐range and long‐range organizational goals and maximize return on the real estate investments.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted December 18th

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Specialist for Space Design & Renovation of Museum’s Eckert Hall Union, IL
Project: McHenry County Historical Society, Space Design & Renovation of Museum’s Eckert Hall
Closing Date: February 16, 2018
Background: Since the mid-1960s, the McHenry County Historical Society has engaged and educated current and future generations by preserving and sharing McHenry County history. It uniquely and interactively helps tell the story of McHenry County and its people.
Besides managing the museum, the Society plaques historic sites and structures, operates a local research library, hosts programs and events, makes available traveling exhibits and arranges a wide variety of school and group tours.
Project Details: The McHenry County Historical Society seeks proposals from qualified individuals who are interested in providing professional services in preparation for the Society’s space design and renovation of Eckert Hall. Eckert Hall is located in the museum building, 6422 Main Street in Union, Illinois. The space design consultant will develop a comprehensive design plan that will address the goals and objectives of the McHenry County Historical Society.
The design plan will create a maximum 828 square foot (18 feet wide x 46 feet long x 8 feet tall) semi-enclosed modular wall space with 2-3 gallery rooms to house rotating exhibits in a section of the museum’s Eckert Hall. The space design consultant is not responsible for selecting furnishings or designing an exhibit. They will work closely with the McHenry County Historical Society’s staff to coordinate with contractors to implement the design plan of the new space.
Interested applicants may send an email to to receive the entire Request for Proposal in PDF format.
Project Submission: Qualified applicants are invited the submit a proposal that includes their portfolio, preliminary set of design sketches and construction plans, list of anticipated contractors and proposed fee and schedule for the project.
Each applicant shall submit one electronic copy of their proposal, sent via email, no later than 5:00 p.m. on February 16, 2018, to both and The subject of the email must be clearly marked McHenry County Historical Society’s Space Design & Renovation of Eckert Hall. Notice of intent to award proposal to selected space design consultant will be in April 2018.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted December 15th