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Assistant Archaeological Conservator St.Augustine, FL
St.Augustine Lighthouse and Maritime Museum
Job Summary:
Primary duty is to assist the Director of Archaeological Conservation and other Lighthouse Conservators in the management of an archaeological conservation laboratory, treating and processing mainly waterlogged material culture recovered from shipwrecks and other maritime sites. Provide administrative support to assist in the Collections Division mission of preserving collections to the highest standards. Work to ensure that the laboratory runs smoothly in coordination with its parent organization.
General duties include, but are not limited to, assisting with the day-to-day operation of the Museum, laboratory and office administration, computer analytical work, equipment maintenance, report writing and production, possible fieldwork, and public education and outreach activities. Assist other Museum staff in maintaining laboratory and office professionalism, strong interoffice and external communication, and project evaluation.
Major Responsibilities:
- Help manage the wet lab and help oversee artifact treatment, processing, and curation.
- Supervise students and volunteers and provide training in laboratory procedures and safety protocols.
- Assist in the maintenance and administration of the wet lab and other working areas.
- Assist in the Museum’s public archaeology programs and help support various outreach events on and off Lighthouse grounds.
- Assist in training Museum staff and volunteers in conservation methods, interpretation, and ethics.
- Effectively use computer programs and empirical research based systems.
- Insure the success of all programs at the Lighthouse as a team player and support personnel.
- Other duties as assigned.
This is a temporary, fulltime, professional position available only during the period of the grant funding the position. Current grant funding through June 2019. Will help direct supervisors, students, and volunteers. As a member of the collections team, will work closely with the archaeological and educational teams.
BA in anthropology, archaeology, or a related field and at least three years relevant experience in archaeological conservation laboratory. MA in anthropology, archaeology, or a related field strongly desired. Must have formal training and experience in the conservation of waterlogged material culture recovered from shipwreck and other maritime archaeological sites. Must be highly organized and a strong communicator. Basic computer skills and experience with word processing, data-base systems management, and analytic archaeological software. Excellent presentation skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Outstanding interpersonal and management skills
Essential Functions/Physical Requirements:
The duties above indicated the essential functions of the job. Optional flexibilities are required to meet sudden and unpredictable business needs of a modest amount (10-15%) of business travel is required. Must be able to climb the lighthouse tower and perform required duties for periods of 2.5 - 3 hours in Florida outdoor climate. A moderate amount of heavy lifting is required 25-30 lbs..
Interested Applicant should send Cover Letter, Resume / CV to:
Martin Corlieto
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 31st

Collections Manager Plano, TX
The Heritage Farmstead Museum
About the Institution:
The Heritage Farmstead Museum (HFM) in Plano, Texas is a 4.5-acre living history site whose mission is to collect, preserve, and interpret late 19th and early 20th century history of the Texas Blackland Prairie. Our authentically restored Farrell-Wilson House is a Texas Historic Landmark and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. HFM is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.
HFM is seeking a museum professional with solid collections management experience for a one year, grant-funded position to work on a Collections Assessment Project, with the possibility of annual renewal. The Collections Manager will report directly to the Curator of Collections and Exhibitions.
- Examine, condition report, and rehouse objects in curatorial storage, historic house museum, and associated out-buildings
- Apply accession numbers to objects of various mediums
- Photograph/scan objects and attach to records in CMS
- Update object records and vet accuracy of previous information
- Research objects in collection
- Pull objects with serious condition issues for evaluation by Curator
- Track object movement and update change of location in CMS
- Monitor environmental conditions in museum and collections storage areas
- Assist with the reorganization of collections storage
- Order archival supplies
- Assist with new acquisitions, loans, and exhibitions as needed
Bachelors Degree in Museum Studies, Public History, Cultural Heritage or related field; Masters Degree preferred
Requirements and Qualifications:
- Two years minimum experience working in collections management
- Experience working with diverse collections including fine art, decorative art, textiles, photographs, archival records, and 3-D objects of material culture
- Ability to recognize and properly identify a variety of condition issues
- Experience or interest in making custom storage mounts
- Remarkable attention to detail
- Excellent organizational skills
- Practical research skills
- Ability to work independently
- Proficiency with Google Docs and Microsoft Office Suite - specifically Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
- Experience with PastPerfect required
- Reliability, accountability, and punctuality a must
Please submit cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to:
Salary: Grant Funded $35,000
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 30th

Assistant/Associate Professor Positions in Disaster Science Newark, DE
University of Delaware
Context of Job:
The University of Delaware (UD) ( invites applications from talented scholars pursuing interesting questions related to disasters, hazards, and crisis. We are looking to fill multiple tenure-track/tenured positions in Disaster Science at the Assistant or Associate Professor level beginning September 1, 2019. This search is the first stage of an exciting university-wide, interdisciplinary cluster recruitment effort to expand research in disaster science, a major emphasis of the University, with hiring planned over the next two years. In this first stage, we are seeking exceptional candidates with interdisciplinary interests in a wide range of topics broadly construed as social perspectives on risk, hazards and disasters.
Faculty will have a tenure-track/tenured home in a department at the University of Delaware and join, as core faculty, the world-renowned Disaster Research Center (DRC) (, the world’s oldest center focused on the social science and management aspects of disaster. UD has several environment- and disaster-oriented programs and research streams in its various colleges. DRC houses the flagship institution of the William A. Anderson Fund (BAF), an initiative devoted to increasing the participation of students from historically underrepresented populations in disaster science and practice.
Full posting here.
Application Process:
Applicants should submit: (1) a current curriculum vita; (2) a cover letter summarizing their interest, qualifications, likely department(s) they wish to be considered for their tenure/tenure-track home, and a description of progress on the dissertation, if not yet complete; (3) a research statement; (4) a teaching statement; (5) contact information for three references (references will not be contacted prior to notifying the candidate). Candidates should ensure that their materials address the qualifications stated above. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2018 and will continue until the positions are filled. This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Those interested should apply through this site. Please direct questions, but not application materials, to Tricia Wachtendorf or James Kendra, Search Committee Co-Chairs ( or
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 30th

Zoology Museum Curator Missoula, MT
Division of Biological Sciences at University of Montana
The University of Montana Zoology Museum (UMZM) contains about 22,000 vertebrate specimens, most of them housed in a newly-constructed (2018) and equipped conservation collection. The collection is fully inventoried and is accessible nationally via Arctos. The Curator will curate and professionally manage all biological collections in the UMZM, including research and teaching collections of all classes of vertebrates. The Curator will consult with the Associate Dean of the Division of Biological Sciences and the Museum’s faculty advisor to establish short- and long-term goals for the maintenance and improvement of Museum operations. The Curator will have substantial latitude in making short-term decisions about the best methods to accomplish the agreed goals. To help achieve these goals, the Curator supervises a small group of volunteers, interns, docents, and student workers, who assist in a diverse array of tasks in support of Museum operations. The Curator cooperates with the Montana Natural History Center and other outreach and educational groups to make the museum available for guided tours. The Curator serves as liaison to the Friends of the Museum via meetings and social media outlets.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 30th

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Museum Assisant (Communication, Marketing, Development) Washington, DC
Chinese American Museum
The Chinese American Museum is seeking a personable, detail-oriented, and computer savvy individual to serve as an assistant to the Executive Director, undertaking responsibilities that focus on communication, marketing, and development projects. The Assistant reports to the Executive Director and works closely with the Board of Directors, staff, and Advisory Boards. This is a 6-month part-time contract position with flexible hours with an opportunity for extension.
Essential Functions:
- Research background information for marketing and donor prospects
- Learn and help implement a new Customer Relations Management (CRM) database, including data entry, running reports and queries
- Support marketing/donor relations through indirect means (research, mailings, emails, phone calls, etc.)
- Conduct outreach and follow-up, including mailing prospect kits and scheduling meetings
- Prepare receipts and acknowledgment letters for all gifts
- Assist with planning and organizing programs and events
- Manage content for the museum’s social media platforms
- Other job-related duties as assigned
- Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Journalism, Business, Museum Studies, or related field (Preferred: Master’s degree or equivalent and strong interest in Asian-American studies)
- Demonstrated experience working with Customer Relations Management system (e.g., NeonCRM, Salesforce)
- Demonstrated education or relevant experience in marketing or fundraising
- Experience with marketing tools including Google Analytics and Adwords
- Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
- Highly organized and detail oriented
- Ability to work independently and enjoy working in a team environment
- Excellent communications skills, both oral and written
- Communicate with discretion, confidentiality, and tact
- Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office, with superior knowledge of social media platforms
Working Conditions:
Office environment, standard hours.
This is a 6-month part-time contract position.
Full posting here.
To Apply:
Send your CV or resume with cover letter to
Chinese American Museum Foundation is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 28th

Assistant Registrar Champaign, IL
Photography and Photographic Archives
Spurlock Museum of World Cultures
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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The Spurlock Museum seeks a colleague with a talent for photography, a love of world cultures, and a passion for sharing their work with the public. We value a strong commitment to ethical practices in cultural heritage management, creative thinking, and enthusiasm for collaborative work. The successful candidate will embrace new technology and enjoy working in an environment that promotes innovation and experimentation. The Assistant Registrar will have the opportunity to develop the scope of the multimedia collection, determine new methods for increasing the accessibility of the collection, and create inspired programs designed to engage the University and broader community with the collection.
The Assistant Registrar, Photography and Photographic Archives will manage photography and the documentation, preservation, access, and distribution of the Museum’s Documentary Multimedia Collection, including rights management and copyright compliance according to professional standards and best practices.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 25th

Education Curriculum Coordinator Cleveland, Ohio
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’s Education Department offers a wide range of online educational resources as part of our work to create a deeper understanding of the impact that rock & roll has on our world. The Education Curriculum Coordinator is an experienced education professional who seeks to make a difference by creating materials that will help us to engage thousands of K-12 teachers and students through the power of popular music. This is a multi-year temporary grant-funded position with the possibility of renewal.
Job Responsibilities and Duties:
- Writes and edits standards-aligned lesson plans using Rock Hall materials for varying subject areas and grade levels.
- Ensures that educational materials offered through the Rock Hall’s new digital education platform, Rock Hall EDU (, support our exhibits, programing, and outreach efforts.
- Assists with the creation of videos and other digital learning resources for both in-house use and online distribution.
- Regularly assesses the implementation and effectiveness of changes to K-12 resources based on feedback, observation, and discussion with other educators.
- Develops and executes professional development workshops for K-12 educators. Creates other pedagogical resources related to Rock Hall EDU.
- Supports Rock Hall EDU outreach efforts as needed, including school visits, attending teacher conferences, cultivating online professional learning communities, and organizing teacher advisory board meetings.
Job Requirements and Qualifications:
1. Education Level: A bachelor’s degree in a field related to education is required. A Master’s degree in education or a related field is preferred.
2. Experience in Field: 3+ years of experience in the field of K – 12 education (e.g. curriculum development, education research, and/or teaching).
3. Unique Expertise/Certification/Registrations:
- Demonstrated experience working with K-12 education standards, with a preference for expertise in middle/high school social studies, language arts, and/or music.
- Exceptional communication skills: the ideal candidate can write clear and effective materials, edit the work of others, and give impactful presentations to a variety of audiences.
- Interest in popular music and ability to use it as an interdisciplinary teaching tool.
- A commitment to creating inclusive materials and activities, including knowledge of current best practices for accessibility and diversity.
- Occasional travel, evening/weekend, or offsite work may be required.
For more details and application, visit this site.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 25th

Associate Manager of Tours & Visitor Learning Programs Boston, MA
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum seeks applicants for the role of Associate Manager of Tours & Visitor Learning Programs:
Position Summary:
The Associate Manager of Tours and Visitor Learning Programs plays supports the Museum’s goals for expanding and supporting strategic growth audiences through tours and our Volunteer program. S/he coordinates all administrative and logistical aspects of the Museum’s tour program including scheduling public and private talks and tours for school children, college students, and adults. S/he also works closely with the Director of Visitor Learning on the management of the Volunteer and Museum Teacher programs, and supervises interns. S/he works collaboratively with Education colleagues and cross departmentally to realize the Museum’s audience development and tour goals.
- Schedule all adult, college, and school group tours (guided and self-guided), providing clear communication of Museum tour policies through a variety of media (telephone, written materials, web, in person greeting of groups). Manage tour logistics, process financial transactions, and create quarterly reports
- Schedule daily free public talks and tours
- Maintain and develop email contact lists for academic and school audiences, and work closely with marketing staff to promote tour outreach to target communities
- Manage recruitment, training, scheduling and ongoing professional development of the Museum’s 150+ volunteers with a goal of building a more diverse group
- Work closely with the Director of Visitor Learning on recruitment, training, and ongoing communication with the Museum’s 50+ Museum Teachers (docents)
- Oversee recruitment and management of college interns to assist Tour and Visitor Learning programs
- Generate and analyze monthly tour and volunteer statistics and maintain a database of all current and prospective volunteers and Museum Teachers
- Research and implement new ideas for marketing tours and develop innovative Visitor Learning Programs on an as-needed basis
- Assist with administrative tasks, as required
The ideal candidate should have:
- Excellent interpersonal, customer service, and community building skills
- Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail and ability to follow-up
- Strong and creative problem-solving skills
- Comfort with compiling and analyzing numbers and statistics. Proficient in Google docs, Word and Excel
- Previous experience coordinating a tour/visitor services program and/or working with volunteers
- A commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment
- Flexibility, patience and a sense of humor
- Bachelor’s degree with a strong interest in museums. Teaching and/or facilitation experience a plus
To Apply:
Join our dedicated, talented team of employees, interns and volunteers, who are passionate about the work they do to support the Museum’s mission. To apply for this position, please follow this link to the online application—this is our preferred application method. Both a cover letter and resume are required.
The Gardner Museum is committed to affording equal opportunities to qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disabilities, marital status or sexual orientation. Candidates of color are strongly encouraged to apply.
We receive many resumes and kindly request that you do not call to inquire about the status of your application. Those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 23rd

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Director Mt.Berry, GA
The Oak Hill and Martha Berry Museum
Berry College
Berry College invites applications and nominations for the full-time position of Director of Oak Hill and the Martha Berry Museum. The position reports to the Chief of Staff. Berry is located midway between Atlanta, Ga., and Chattanooga, Tenn., on a 27,000-acre campus just north of Rome, Ga. For more than a century, Berry College has emphasized the importance of a comprehensive and balanced education that unites a challenging academic program with opportunities for practical work experience. The College’s residential community cultivates moral and spiritual growth with an emphasis on meeting the needs of others. This commitment to applied learning – expressed as an “education of the head, heart and hands” by college founder Martha Berry – remains just as relevant today as it was when the institution was found more than a century ago. Nationally recognized for quality of learning and quality of life, Berry College is an independent, coeducational college of approximately 2,100 students. The College offers first-rate undergraduate degree programs in the sciences, humanities, arts and human sciences, as well as undergraduate and master’s level opportunities in business and teacher education. The College’s ongoing mission is to make an exceptional private liberal arts education accessible to talented students from a wide range of social and economic backgrounds.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 23rd

Collections Information and Database Specialist Cambridge, MA
Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University
The Collections Information and Database Specialist is responsible for providing IT management for The Museum System, the Peabody Museum’s collections management database system, including day-to-day administrative management and documentation of the database. The position also works with museum staff to develop and maintain cataloging standards, and develop new database procedures for increased productivity and accuracy. The position also participates in developing and supervising future digitization projects and manages part-time staff who assist with the database.
For more information see this site.
Req# 46325BR.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 22nd

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Professor of Anthropology Middletown, CT
Chair, Archaeology Program
Wesleyan University
Wesleyan University’s Archaeology Program invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Archaeology beginning July 1, 2019. The preferred candidates will be anthropologically trained archaeologists and will demonstrate interest in and ability to teach Introduction to Archaeology, as well as upper level courses of interest to majors and non-majors. Preferred areas of specialization include environmental or landscape archaeology and/or the application of contemporary scientific analyses to archaeological problems. Regional focus is open. Advanced tenure track candidates will be given full consideration. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Anthropology or related field in hand by the time of appointment to be hired as an Assistant Professor; a successful candidate may be hired as an Instructor if the candidate does not have a Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment, but will complete the Ph.D. in Anthropology or related field within one year of hire. The teaching load is 2/2. Additional duties include carrying on a program of research, advising and mentoring students, and participating in faculty governance at the departmental and university level. Wesleyan is a highly selective liberal arts college that values both scholarship and teaching very highly, has a strong, diverse undergraduate student body, and offers a generous sabbatical program and competitive salaries and benefits.
To apply, visit this site. A complete application includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, statement of current research, and documentation of teaching experience, including teaching statement, course syllabi and student evaluations. As part of the teaching statement (or cover letter), we invite you to describe your cultural competencies and experiences engaging a diverse student body. You will also be asked to provide the email addresses of three referees from whom we will obtain confidential letters of recommendation.
Applications should be submitted online. Applications completed by October 15, 2018 will receive full consideration. Please contact Deborah Sierpinski at or 860-685-2070 if you have questions about the application process. Please contact program and search chair Douglas Charles at or 860-685-3266 if you have questions about the position.
Wesleyan University, located in Middletown, Connecticut, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, political belief, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or non-position-related criminal record. We welcome applications from women and historically underrepresented minority groups. Inquiries regarding Title IX, Section 504, or any other non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Deborah Colucci, Equity Compliance Director & Deputy Title IX Coordinator, 860-685-2456,
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 14th

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