Museum Manager, Riversdale House Museum
Riverdale Park, MD
Salary: $61,231.00 – $104,980.00 annually
As director of the historic Riversdale House Museum in Riverdale Park, MD. The museum, a National Historic Landmark, is part of the Natural and Historical Resources Division (NHRD) within the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR). Supported by a wealth of primary sources, Riversdale (1801) interprets life during the Federal era through a variety of engaging tours, public and community events, exhibits, educational programs, and outreach opportunities. The site includes the historic house, dependency outbuilding, Visitor Center, historic kitchen gardens, and rental property on roughly seven acres of parkland. Riversdale is on the National Register of Historic Places, is a Maryland Historical Trust (MHT) easement property, and county Historic Site.
The director’s chief responsibility is to provide professional museum management, leadership, and vision. The qualified candidate directs all phases of the museum’s operation including, but not limited to, facility management, developing and marketing programs, monitoring budgets, supervising staff, volunteer management, collections care and identifying and directing building maintenance and preservation needs. Position represents the Commission on various historic committees and associations, and performs other duties in matters related to management, policies and procedures of M-NCPPC. This position is the liaison between the Commission and the Riversdale Historical Society (RHS), a 501c3 nonprofit organization. RHS also supports the curator that is on staff for Riversdale.
For more information and to apply visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mncppc?keywords=riversdale
Archivist, Jewish Museum of Maryland
Salary: $39,000- $45,000 based on experience.
The Jewish Museum of Maryland (JMM), a dynamic, growing museum of regional Jewish history and culture, seeks a creative and enthusiastic Archivist to manage the Museum’s archival collections. The Archivist will work to help develop policies and procedures for care of the Museum’s collections. The archivist will help conceptualize, plan, and research exhibitions.
In this highly collaborative role, you will use your expertise in archival science and be responsible for:
- Processing archival collections, including digitization, database entry, and the creation of finding aids – for both new and legacy collections
- Maintaining the JMM institutional archives
- Arrange for safe storage of archival collections
- Schedule and supervise library and archives volunteers (duties shared with Director of Collections & Exhibits)
- Recruit and supervise archives interns (duties shared with Director of Collections & Exhibits)
- Respond to research requests from scholars, community members, and staff
- Assist with preparations for, and participate in, Collections Committee meetings
- Conduct research for exhibitions and maintain exhibition research files
- Undertake other special projects and duties assigned by JMM Executive Director, Deputy Director, and Director of Collections & Exhibits
For more information and to apply visit: https://usr58.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/associated/Site/ASSOCANDIDATEPORTAL/Posting/View/1167
Educator/Interpreter (Program Specialist II) – Texas Historical Commission
Salary: $3,294.00 – $3,544.00/Monthly
Under the supervision of the Site Manager, this position performs moderately complex consultative services and technical assistance work for the Fulton Mansion State Historic Site of the Texas Historical Commission (THC). Work involves planning, developing, and implementing a full range of interpretive, educational, and outreach programs and events based on the interpretive master plan intended to promote the site’s history, increase site awareness and visitation, and encourage stakeholder participation. Work under general supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
For more information and to apply click here or visit: https://www.thc.texas.gov/content/educatorinterpreter-program-specialist-ii-17
Site Manager, Fulton Mansion State Historic Site (Park Superintendent III) – Texas Historical Commission
Under the direction of the Director of Historic Sites Operations, the Site Manager is responsible for effective administration, management and operation of the Fulton Mansion State Historic Site. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to budget development and management; maintenance of site; resource management and curatorial care of museum artifacts; visitor services, interpretive and educational program planning, development, scheduling, production and evaluation; development of beneficial community partnerships and collaborations; manage contracts and relationships with vendors and operational partners; volunteer recruiting and management; media relations, promotional and marketing activities; records management and reporting; management of minor repair and maintenance projects on historic and non-historic structures as well as the gardens and grounds; and personnel hiring, training, management and supervision. The Site Manager assists the Director of Historic Sites Operations with effective coordination and interaction with headquarters staff, community stakeholders, and local government entities on matters affecting the site. Provides leadership to site staff, volunteers and other stakeholders to successfully manage and conserve the site’s natural and cultural resources. Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
For more information and to apply click here or visit: https://www.thc.texas.gov/content/site-manager-fulton-mansion-state-historic-site-park-superintendent-iii
Executive Director, Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA)
The Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) seeks an Executive Director to lead the next chapter of the Center’s development. The 12,000 sq. ft. Toshiko Mori-designed building includes 5,500 sq. ft. of galleries dedicated to exhibitions of contemporary art by artists connected to Maine. There is a staff of 8 plus 6 seasonal part-time, an annual budget of $700,000. The Board seeks an Executive Director with deep knowledge in contemporary art, museum/art-center best practices, exhibition programming and curation. They seek a visionary leader, creative risk-taker and networker with solid management and fundraising skills to grow support, expand membership and audiences. Build on the significant national reputation of the Center and establish lasting bridges between the artists of Maine and the contemporary art world. Minimum 5 years’ experience in a senior leadership role in an art museum or art center. Bachelor’s degree in relevant field, Master’s degree preferred, or equivalent experience. Competitive salary and benefits. For more information and full qualifications/how to apply: email@example.com at: https://museum-search.com/open-searches/. Deadline: July 20, 2020. EOE. Nominations welcome.