Job Board

All MAAM members can post a position at no charge for 30 days. Non-members will be charged a rate of $50 for a 30 day posting.

As of August 1, 2018, all postings must include the following in accordance with administrative best practices: description of the position and organization, numerical salary or salary range, benefits, and desired level of experience. Contact info@midatlanticmuseums.org to post a position or to ask questions about posting on our site.

Archivist, Geneva Historical Society

Geneva, NY

Salary: The position is full time with an annual salary of $30,000, health insurance and other benefits.

Summary

The Archivist is a key member of a small team at the Geneva Historical Society who is responsible for the management of the archival collections and operation of the Historical Society’s Research Room.

The primary responsibility of the Archivist is overseeing the access, management and care of the Historical Society’s archival collections. This collection includes 1,300 cubic feet of archival materials and 50,000 photographs. In addition, the Archivist assists on-site visitors and other staff members with research and replies to off-site information requests (telephone, mail, and internet). With the Curator of Collections, the Archivist identifies volunteer projects and trains volunteers. Along with other staff members, the Archivist explores ways to interpret and present Geneva’s history to the public, including writing blog and newspaper articles, collaborating with other organizations on projects, speaking engagements on behalf of the Historical Society and developing and implementing public programs.

For the full job description, please click here: Archivist – Job Announcement

Director of Advancement, The Westmoreland Museum of American Art

Greensburg, PA

Salary: $70,000 – $85,000.

Summary

The Westmoreland Museum of American Art seeks a creative and entrepreneurial Director of Advancement to join our team. The Westmoreland is a world-class museum with a strong collection of over 3,000 works spanning four centuries. The Museum recently reopened in 2015 with updated permanent collection galleries as well as a new large gallery space featuring a stunning cantilevered architectural design to present national traveling exhibitions and temporary exhibitions organized by the Museum. The Westmoreland is located just 35 miles east of Pittsburgh in the heart of historic Greensburg, Pennsylvania and within the Laurel Highlands region.

The Director of Advancement is a senior leadership position responsible for all fundraising efforts and earned income activities. The incumbent manages staff and collaborates with senior and executive leadership of the Museum in conceiving and implementing strategic initiatives that will fulfill the Museum’s vision and provide a secure future. The position reports directly to The Richard M. Scaife Director/CEO.

For the full posting, please click here: AD FOR THE WMAA_Director_of_Advancement

Executive Director, The Cape Cod Museum of Art

Dennis, MA

Salary: $90,000 – $110,000. Flexible and commensurate with experience.

Summary

The Cape Cod Museum of Art, (www.ccmoa.org) with a mission to educate, inspire and excite the imagination of all through its outstanding collection and diverse exhibitions and programs, seeks a dynamic, outgoing Executive Director with experience in financial management and fundraising and an enthusiasm for art to lead the organization into the future as it prepares for its 4oth anniversary. The director will manage an enthusiastic and devoted staff of nine part-time and contractual employees and a dedicated group of 100+ volunteers and will manage an annual operating budget of $500,000.

The Museum, founded by area artists in 1981 to preserve the work of Cape Cod’s finest artists and celebrate the distinctive artistic identity of the Cape, is a major hub of cultural creativity on the Cape.  The Museum is situated in a beautiful campus-like setting that includes the Cape Cinema, a 1930s movie house that has been restored to its original glory, and the Cape Playhouse, which features seasonal live theater performances. CCMoA has seven exhibition galleries; the Weny Education Center and studio space; the Harry Holl Sculpture and Clay Studio; an auditorium, and a museum shop. The Yasuna Denny Sculpture Garden encourages visitors to explore the museum’s grounds. CCMoA is part of the Cape Cod Museum Trail, a consortium of museums in the region that work together to coordinate and publicize their organizations and events.

For the full position description, please click here: CCMOA job announcement FINAL

Executive Director, The Berkshire Museum

Pittsfield, MA

Salary: Commensurate with experience at $135,000 to $165,000 a year.

Summary

The Berkshire Museum is seeking an experienced and innovative Executive Director to advance the Museum as a regional resource providing impactful experiences around art, science, and history across a broad and diverse community constantly confronting change and challenge. The Executive Director will encourage the interdisciplinary interpretation of the Museum’s collections in art, history, and the natural sciences by providing experiences that are fresh and relevant in a changing world. The Museum is financially secure with a substantial capital budget, providing the next leader of this 100+ year-old institution an opportunity to expand its relevance, status, and influence.

The Executive Director is the strategic, creative, and operational leader of the Berkshire Museum with responsibility for ensuring that the organization meets its financial and programmatic goals to bring people together for experiences that spark creativity and innovative thinking through connections among art, history, and natural science. In addition, he/she is the primary spokesperson, fundraiser, and ambassador for the Museum, articulating its vision, values, and contribution to the Berkshire community, elected officials, educators, donors, the broader museum community, the news media, and others who could support the museum in meeting its goals.

The Director reports to a twenty-person Board of Trustees that also has three honorary life trustees. The Executive Director supervises three core teams of the Museum, including Support Services, Engagement, and Experience.

For the full position description, please click here: Berkshire Museum_Job Announcement

Executive Director, The Oysterponds Historical Society

Orient, NY

Salary: Commensurate with experience at $70,000 to $85,000 a year.

Job Summary

The Oysterponds Historical Society (OHS), is looking for an Executive Director (ED) to lead us for our next chapter. Located in bucolic Orient, NY at the tip of Long Island’s North Fork, OHS has a remarkable collection of documents, art and historical objects housed in seven historic buildings on our verdant campus.

Celebrating our 75-year anniversary in 2019, OHS serves as the cultural hub of our dynamic local community, which includes long-time residents with roots going back generations as well as more recent arrivals, and part-time and summer residents.

With dedicated staff and committed volunteers, a fully engaged Board of Directors, and a broad base of donor support, this is an opportune moment for the right person to build on our stable financial position and growing momentum. We are looking for a new leader to shape strategy, deliver our exhibitions, programs, and events to the public with a high level of excellence and oversee our general and fiscal management. The ED will also be the primary face to the community and our chief fundraiser and marketer.

We are looking for an individual who has strong experience in management, a passion for interpreting history, and enthusiasm for fundraising, and who embraces innovation and collaboration. The full job description is located here. Please submit your cover letter and resume to EDSearch@ohsny.org. For more information about OHS visit our website www.ohsny.org.

PO Box 4 Cooperstown, NY 13326

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