MAAM 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.

Executive Dirctor, Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art

Biloxi, MS

Salary: $60,000. However for the right candidate, would consider increasing that amount.

The Executive Director is the chief administrative official of the Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art (the “Museum” or “OOMA”) and reports directly to the Board of Trustees (“Board”). S/he will be responsible for implementing the Museum’s mission through creative management of the Museum’s daily operations and strategic planning for its sustainable future. This work will include fiscally responsible oversight of the professional care and growth of the Museum’s collections and facilities, public access to those collections through innovative exhibition and outreach, and the wide dissemination of knowledge related to the collections through research, publication and other forms of access.

The Executive Director will work with the Board and staff to plan, develop, implement, and manage a high profile, comprehensive series of temporary and permanent exhibitions and related public programs. Responsibilities include developing strategies to display work from the permanent collection on a rotational basis, securing and arranging for appropriate temporary and/or traveling exhibitions drawn from outside the permanent collection, and to organize traveling exhibitions drawn from the collections. Moreover, the Executive Director will be expected to oversee the continued development of multi-generational educational programming.

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Membership Coordinator, Delaware Museum of Natural History

Wilmington, DE

Salary: $18/hour ($35,000 annually)

Under the supervision of the Director of Development, the Membership Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Membership Department with focus on building and maintaining the membership program and managing the Museum donor database. The Coordinator also provides administrative support for annual fundraiser.

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Qualified candidates are invited to email their cover letter and resume to, fax to the attention of Terri Reed at 302-658-2610, or submit them to Delaware Museum of Natural History, ATTN: Human Resources, P.O. Box 3937, Wilmington, Delaware 19807.  Deadline for submission is Friday October 25, 2019.  EOE

Executive Director and CEO, Fort Ligonier Museum & History Education Center and Braddock’s Battlefield History Center

Ligonier, PA

Salary: $90,000-$125,000

The Fort Ligonier Association’s Board of Trustees is seeking an experienced and visionary Executive Director/CEO for Fort Ligonier Museum & History Education Center (the Fort) and its sister site, the Braddock Battlefield History Center (BBHC). The Executive Director/CEO will work collaboratively with two dedicated boards and highly motivated staff to steward a bold new future for the organizations.  The Fort and BBHC showcase and interpret some of the most comprehensive and well-preserved historic structures, collections, and exhibits on the French and Indian War in the United States for both study and enjoyment.
The Executive Director/CEO will provide the strategic leadership, creativity, management, and direction necessary to advance the missions of the Fort and the BBHC, and pursue a clear, impactful and sustainable vision for the organization to achieve a greater level of recognition on a national and international level. The Executive Director/CEO has the responsibility for ensuring that both the Fort and the BBHC meet their financial and programmatic goals. In addition, they are the primary spokesperson, fundraiser, and ambassador for the organization, articulating vision, values and contributions to community, partners, educators, the broader museum community, the news media, and national and international partners.  The Executive Director/CEO reports to the Board of Trustees of the Fort Ligonier Association.
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Marketing and Public Relations Director, Biggs Museum of American Art

Dover, DE

Salary: Low $50s and commensurate with experience.

This newly re-defined position will be primarily responsible for developing, defining and promoting the Biggs Museum’s brand, and marketing its variety of exhibition and educational programs. This position works in collaboration with the Museum’s Executive Director, Director of Development, Curator, Curator of Education and Board of Trustees.

An eye for detail and good design is critical for this position. It is also important that candidates for this position be able to manage time well in a very deadline driven position. The person in this position must also be able to successfully manage and work collaboratively with outside vendors for printing, the website and more. The general work schedule is 9 a.m.-5 p.m. or 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday-Friday. Salary in the low $50s and commensurate with experience. Extra hours may be required in order to meet position requirements related to special event coverage


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Museum Curator (Music), National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution

Washington D.C.

Salary: GS-12 – $83,398 per year with promotion potential, plus benefits

Research and publication based on the collections and the interests of the curator, assessing and building collections related to American popular music, creating exhibitions as part of a team, and contributing to public programming.
We are seeking scholars working in specializations within American popular or vernacular music. Genres of research interest might include but are not limited to: jazz, pop, gospel, reggaeton, funk, hip hop, bomba, EDM, salsa, conjunto, or any range of music by Latinx or African American musicians or musical traditions.

Experience working with material culture or in museums a plus. Ph.D. in U.S. History, American Studies, Ethnic Studies, Musicology, Ethnomusicology or related field in hand or completed by December of 2020 is preferred. This is an entry-level position equivalent to an assistant professor.

For a full position description and application instructions visit: 

Open through November 7, 2019. Contact Abigail Karow with questions: or (202) 633-3584

Project Manager, PA Museums

Harrisburg, PA

Salary: $45,000-$55,000

The PA Federation of Museums and Historical Organizations (PA Museums) has been awarded a National Leadership Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.  PA Museums will be working in partnership with the PA Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) and a team of advisors to design and pilot Accessibility Excellence, a self-assessment program through which museums can establish their accessibility baseline and work to meet national standards for museum access.  The program will result in a tested methodology and an accessibility toolkit.  PA Museums is searching for a Project manager to help direct the Accessibility Excellence program.

For a full position description and application instructions please click here.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume or CV to or by mail to Rusty Baker, Executive Director, PA Museums, 300 North Street, Room 504, Harrisburg, PA  17120. The deadline to apply is October 25, 2019. No phone calls please.

PO Box 4 Cooperstown, NY 13326


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