Curator of Maritime History, Calvert Marine Museum
The Curator of Maritime History is responsible for the museum’s maritime history collection, including artifacts, historic Chesapeake work boats, three historic structures – two lighthouses and a seafood packing house, two historic passenger vessels, research library and archives. This position oversees boat operations and supports the Patuxent Small Craft Guild in caring for the wooden boat collection. The position reports to the museum’s Deputy Director. Master’s degree in history, maritime history, or related field and three years working in the museum field including experience with staff management, daily operations, overseeing boat operations and maintenance, policy development and implementation, working with historic structures, and interaction with governmental regulations required. The curator conducts research for publications, lectures, maritime exhibits; compiles reports, articles, and proposals; monitors operations, repairs and expenses for two passenger vessels – the Wm. B. Tennison and Dee of St. Mary’s; coordinates US Coast Guard inspections; tracks requirements for crew USDOT Drug Testing Program; supervises boatwright and Small Craft Guild program; prepares department budgets and coordinates long-range planning; oversees maintenance and repairs of historic buildings to meet Maryland Historic Trust and Secretary of the Interior standards; directs and assists the museum registrar with collections inventorying, cataloging, and storage; prepares purchase orders/check requests, researches vendors, handles receipts/invoices; assists Exhibits Department in researching and preparing maritime history exhibits and signage; assists researchers in library and archive and directs volunteers; assists with maritime grant preparation and acts as grant manager; provides lectures; and leads Maritime Tours of the museum. Where to apply: http://www.co.cal.md.us/employment / Closing Date: April 11, 2018.
Graphic Designer, Princeton University Art Museum
Princeton University Art Museum, (http://artmuseum.princeton.edu) an encyclopedic art museum in a university community, seeks a Graphic Designer who enjoys working collaboratively, has strong interpersonal and communication skills, thrives on working on a range of projects in fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, and is committed to graphic design excellence. Position reports to Associate Director for Publishing and Communications. Designer will be part of the team that supports collections/exhibitions, educational activities, publishing program, and web-based communications. Duties: provide art direction, oversight, and coordination of graphic design activities; provide consistency to Museum’s visual identity across a range of print and electronic materials; work with in-house clients in multiple departments and with outside vendors; plan, oversee, manage, and adhere to production schedules for many projects simultaneously, from concept through completion; supervise a Graphic Arts Specialist. Qualifications: BA/BS in Graphic Arts or related field; 5-7 years project management experience in graphic design, preferably in team-based environment in a museum or cultural setting; track record of compelling graphic design; excellent verbal, written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills; ability to present designs effectively and welcome feedback/incorporate requested changes as projects evolve; ability to keep colleagues in the department and across the Museum updated on schedules, deadlines, project status; mastery of Adobe Creative Suite, especially InDesign and Photoshop, on Mac platform; experience preparing specifications; production and on-press experience. For full job description, contact email@example.com. Applicants may be asked to submit a design portfolio. Apply by 4/9/18. Nominations welcome. EOE info at careers.princeton.edu.
Interim Director of Collections, Corning Museum of Glass
Corning Museum of Glass seeks Interim Director of Collections to provide leadership, stewardship, strategy during 2-3-year transition to new Curatorial/Collections departmental leadership. Ensure smooth transition to next generation of leaders. The Interim Director will be a seasoned team builder, mentor and leader with significant management experience. Should have experience leading large museum curatorial or collection department, as former museum director, or senior museum executive familiar with collection/curatorial practice. Experience with publications/editing a plus. Corning Museum of Glass holds the world’s largest, most comprehensive collection of glass spanning 35 centuries from ancient to contemporary glass. The Museum’s buildings total 300,000 sq. ft. www.cmog.org/about/architecture, with 460,000 visitors annually from around the globe. Full qualifications/how to apply: www.museum-search.com. Deadline 4/16/18 to firstname.lastname@example.org. EOE. Nominations welcome.
Chief of Museum Operations, The Andrew Jackson Foundation
The Andrew Jackson Foundation seeks an experienced museum professional to serve in the newly created position of Chief of Museum Operations (CMO). This position manages the day-to- day museum operations of Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage in Nashville, TN. The Hermitage is a 129-year- old presidential home museum and one of the nation’s first National Historic Landmark sites. It includes the 1,120 acre property, 27 buildings, and a full and part-time staff of 106. The CMO will report directly to the President and CEO, and be a member of the museum’s executive management team. Working with their direct reports, the CMO will provide leadership and direction in the planning, controlling, and general operation of the museum (e.g., collections management, research, educational and interpretive programming, public programming, guest services, preservation of buildings and sites, property management, and security). The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of museum management principles and administrative practices; strong skills in project management and execution; and experience in budget development and management. The CMO position requires an advanced degree and a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in museum and non-profit management, and a combination of knowledge and experience in American history, collections management, historic preservation, interpretation, and public history.
Applications due March 30, 2018. For a full position description, please click here: CMO.Ad.01.17.2018_revised 2018 02 28
Museum Curator/Site Superintendent, The Prudence Crandall Museum
The Prudence Crandall Museum seeks a forward-thinking, experienced Museum Curator/Site Superintendent to assume the leadership of this national historic landmark as it enters a period of organizational growth guided by a new vision that embeds Prudence Crandall, Sarah Harris and the Academy students in the national conversation about racism, sexism and injustice in America. The successful candidate will be able to imagine what the site could be, and develop and carry-out strategies to make the vision a reality. As the only staff person regularly on-site, responsibilities are diverse including but not limited to: oversight of all aspects of the museum’s daily operations, overseeing seasonal staff and docents (junior and adult), working collaboratively with the Friends organization, building relationships with local, state and national organizations, performing curatorial functions, program planning and execution, exhibit research, design and installation, and representing the museum effectively to its stakeholders and to the public.
For the full job posting, please click here: Job Description Prudence Crandall for Circulation DECD SHPO.docx
Marketing Communications Coordinator, The Adirondack Experience
Blue Mountain Lake, NY
The Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake (ADKX) in Blue Mountain Lake, founded in 1957, is one of the premier cultural institutions in upstate New York and is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. ADKX’s 65,000 square feet of exhibitions are dedicated to exploring people’s connections to the Adirondacks through interactive exhibits, hands on activities and culturally rich collections. During the 2017 season ADKX opened one of the most exciting new exhibitions in its history: a 19,000-square-foot immersive interactive experience titled “Life in the Adirondacks”. The new exhibition combines our collections and the latest digital technology with hands-on experiences. The year-round staff includes 36 employees with an additional 50+ seasonal employees added during the open season May – October. ADKX continues to embark on an exciting period of growth and change. Detailed information about ADKX and its programs are available at theadkx.org.
Job Description: ADKX seeks a creative, highly motivated individual with strong organizational skills, professional demeanor and great attention to detail to work with the marketing department. Under the direction and supervision of the Director of Marketing, this position performs responsibilities related to the planning, design and implementation of print and digital marketing tools, developing and execution of marketing strategies and initiates public relations outreach efforts. The Marketing Communication Coordinator will participate and represent the marketing department during museum meetings, events and community meetings. The Marketing Communication Coordinator is also responsible for contributing to helping the general public regarding visitor information inquiries, manage outside suppliers and vendors as needed and supports the museum’s mission, brand and marketing. This position offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits.
Job Requirements : A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Graphic Design and/or Marketing, experience in a museum or non-profit organizational setting is preferred, but not required. Thorough knowledge of understanding marketing techniques in multiple mediums, adeptness with social media platforms and proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office Suite (specifically PPT, Publisher & Excel) are required. Candidate must have strong administrative skills, excellent verbal and written communications skills and have the ability to articulate the mission of the institution. The individual must have the ability to manage time efficiently and work efficiently on multiple, simultaneous projects and deadlines. Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:
Adirondack Experience, Attn: Colleen Sage, Human Resources Mgr., PO Box 99, Blue Mt. Lake, NY 12812. HRDept@theadkx.org EOE