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.

Site Administrator 2, Brandywine Battlefield Park

Chadds Ford, PA

Compensation: $67,247.00 – $102,123.00 Annually

Summary 

Generally, the Site Administrator manages all aspects of the operation and development of the Brandywine Battlefield Park.  The Administrator plans, directs, monitors, and supervises all facets of day-to-day operations.  Responsibilities include maintenance and preservation of buildings and grounds, personnel management, financial management, security, collections care and management, exhibits, programs, interpretation, educational programming, accreditation, various types of planning, recruitment and training of volunteers, fundraising, identifying and developing community partners, marketing, development of the Associate group, implementation of Commonwealth and PHMC policies and procedures, and promotion of the site locally, regionally and nationally.

Learn more and apply today at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/pabureau/jobs/2967636-0/site-administrator-2-brandywine-battlefield-park-museum-and-historic-site-admin

Joseph De Heer Curator of Asian Art, Denver Art Museum

Denver, CO

Compensation: $80,000 – $100,000

Summary 

The Denver Art Museum (DAM), with 500,000+ visitors annually, seeks a dynamic, experienced curator to steward the Asian art department to a higher level of regional, national, and international prominence. DAM’s Asian art collection includes 7,000+ items, from antiquity to contemporary, along with Islamic art, spanning the entire Asian continent. A reinstallation of the collection is underway in new gallery space in the recently renovated Martin Building, to open in fall 2021. The incoming curator will bring strong expertise in Chinese art, but serve as a generalist, lifting up all aspects of the collection.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Build/refine the permanent collection; cultivate donors, collectors; generate exhibitions, programs and installations using the permanent collection, loans and commissions; work collaboratively with museum teams and external partners on special exhibitions and programs; engage active networks nationally/internationally; engage/develop wide audiences.

QUALITIES: a leader, enjoys public-facing work; solid oral/written communication skills. Collaborative, welcomes input from others. Enjoys fundraising. 5+ years’ curatorial or equivalent experience. MA or equivalent; PhD preferred. Thorough knowledge of Asian art, Chinese specialization preferred. Record of exhibitions, collaborative work; Asian language proficiency, preferably Chinese.

See www.museum-search.com for full qualifications/how to apply by March 22, 2021 to SearchandRef@museum-search.com. EOE. Nominations welcome.

Executive Director, Park City Museum

Park City, UT

Compensation: $100,000.00 – $125,000.00

Summary 

The Park City Museum in Park City, Utah, (known for Olympic skiing and the Sundance Festival) seeks executive director – an experienced history museum leader versed in historic preservation. Opportunity to collaborate with a dedicated board and guide a staff eager for effective leadership, fulfilling a new strategic plan, growing audiences through expanded programs and temporary exhibitions. The Museum, collection/education center, and a historic cemetery drew 130,000 people annually pre-pandemic. Executive director will be the public face of the Museum, building alliances in the community; an advocate for preservation of buildings and mining structures; and an effective manager of people and resources.

Qualifications:

BA; MA advantageous; minimum five years’ success running a history museum or a museum department; knowledge of historic-preservation standards and practices; knowledge of Western U.S. history advantageous; demonstrated ability to raise funds; a community- and connection-builder; ability to maintain museum and preservation standards and advocacy skills.

Email cover letter, résumé or CV (Word documents preferred), salary requirement, and names of 3 references with contact information by March 15, 2021 to: Scott Stevens, Senior Search Consultant, Museum Search & Reference at: SearchandRef@museum-search.com. For details, see www.museum-search.com/open-searches. Nominations welcome. EOE.

Chief Financial Officer, Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Winterthur, DE

Compensation: $150,000 – $200,000, Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include, but are not limited to, medical, dental and vision insurance, generous paid time off, 403(B) with employer match

Summary 

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) serves as Treasurer of the Corporation and chief financial spokesperson, is a member of Winterthur’s senior leadership team, reports to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and works closely with the Board of Trustees to advance Winterthur’s strategic goals and objectives.

The CFO will have day-to-day responsibility for financial, administrative, and operational activities; will serve as a thought leader on all business and operational matters; and will partner with other senior leaders in advancing efforts for improved organizational processes and systems. They will be relied upon for proven leadership capabilities, good business judgment, an analytical mindset, and sound and influential decision-making abilities. They will be a strategic partner to the CEO, conceptualizing and analyzing problems and solutions in a proactive, constructive, creative manner that results in improved performance across the organization.

The CFO will oversee and provide leadership to the following Winterthur departments: Finance, Facilities, Food and Beverage, Information Systems Hardware and Technology, Post Office and Shipping/Receiving, Retail, and Security. They will also oversee Winterthur’s contracts, legal, and insurance matters.

For more information and to apply, visit https://winterthurmuseum.applytojob.com/apply/0daauzGUC4/Chief-Financial-Officer?source=MAAM

Garden and Estate Guide, Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Winterthur, DE

Compensation: $12.75/hour, Full-time

Summary 

The Estate Guide provides visitors access and connection to the garden and estate through interpretation and transportation. They provide excellent guest service and engagement in a gracious, courteous and responsible manner, being mindful of visitor safety and comfort at all times, by leading narrated tram tours of the garden and estate, guiding garden walks, and providing lightly interpreted estate shuttle transportation. They create a positive and memorable experience for Winterthur guests.

Responsibilities:

  1. Provide excellent visitor service and understanding of Winterthur by welcoming visitors, meeting their needs for orientation, interpretation, comfort, and safety.
  2. Provide interpretation of the garden and estate that suits various ages, abilities and interest levels, including via:
    • Narrated tram tours, which include driving up to 24 people in an open air tram along predetermined routes for up to 45 minutes while sharing interpretation, answering questions, and suggesting other opportunities available to visitors.
    • Narrated shuttle transportation, which include driving up to 20 people on a predetermined route to their various destinations while providing light orientation to the property, answering questions, and promoting daily offerings.
    • Guided walking tours of up to 90 minutes for general and specialist audiences, and school garden programs; some of which will have pre-determined interpretation, others will require the guide to determine best places to go and topics to discuss based on visitor interests.
  3. Provide occasional transportation for day and evening weddings and special events
  4. While driving on the property, the Estate Guide keeps an eye out for visitors who may require assistance, inclement weather, road hazards or safety/security obstacles, or any other unusual situations and circumstances, and, as needed, notifies Public Safety Dispatch and Supervisor
  5. Complete basic pre and post shift vehicle inspections and report any issues
  6. Perform other administrative, guiding or driving related duties as needed and requested by Supervisor

For more information and to apply, visit https://winterthurmuseum.applytojob.com/apply/FbDoGTNHk8/Garden-And-Estate-Guide-Full-Time?source=MAAM

Director of Communications and Programs, Art Complex Museum

Duxbury, MA

Compensation: $55,000.00 – $75,000.00

Summary 

The Art Complex Museum (ACM), Duxbury, located 35 minutes southeast of Boston, features an esteemed and growing 8,000-object art collection, a robust temporary-exhibitions program, Japanese teahouse, 13-acre wooded campus with outdoor sculpture, and year-round community programming. ACM seeks a full-time Director of Communications and Programs (DCP) to strengthen museum program coordination and communications for this small, family-founded museum on the eve of its 50 th anniversary. The DCP will spearhead outreach and
communications and bring project-management and leadership skills to coordinate a museum-wide program plan. Work with 8-member staff to develop creative materials and shared resources that promote the museum to external audiences.

Responsibilities: Maintain and coordinate a comprehensive program and events schedule, working with staff to develop content. Collect data to enhance museum’s regional impact; oversee communications, including writing, editing content, coordinating social media and web postings, handling media relations, supporting event planning.

Requirements: Minimum 3 years’ communications experience; experience managing others. Excellent communication, public-speaking skills. Must enjoy working as part of a close-knit team at a community-oriented museum.

Learn more at http://museum-search.com/open-searches/. Nominations welcome. TO APPLY: email cover letter, résumé, salary request, and names of 3 references with contact information by 3/5/2021 to: searchandref@museum-search.com. EOE.

Visitor Services and Programs Manager, Geneva Historical Society

Geneva, NY

Compensation: Annual salary of $24,000-$30,000, health insurance and other benefits.

Summary 

The primary responsibility of the Visitor Services and Programs Manager is overseeing the visitor centered operations at Rose Hill Mansion and Johnston House. Duties include engaging visitors of all ages through tours and programs, training and overseeing personnel involved in the interpretation of Rose Hill and Johnston House, managing the day-to-day operation of the Carriage House Gift Shop and Visitor Center at Rose Hill, organizing group tours, and coordinating outside rentals of Rose Hill. For security purposes, the Manager is required to live in the Carriage House at Rose Hill.

Training and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Education, Museum Studies, History, Travel and Tourism or related field preferred.  A minimum of two years’ work experience in a museum setting, with travel and tourism or comparable field. Experience planning and implementing educational programming in a museum, historic site, or related setting. Proficient in using technology, including social media and Microsoft Office.  Strong written and verbal skills (including the ability to present information in a variety of formats and to a variety of audiences) and the ability to effectively deal with staff and the general public. Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail and the ability to work independently and collaboratively on multiple projects. The ideal candidate will be flexible and willing to shift projects as demands and priorities of the Historical Society change depending on the season and time of year.

For a complete job description and how to apply, go to https://genevahistoricalsociety.com/about-us/employment-opportunities/

President, Gettysburg Foundation

Gettysburg, PA

Compensation: $200,000

Summary

The President has overall responsibility for maintaining and enhancing a positive and respected internal and external image of the Gettysburg Foundation, serving as the principal representative to Gettysburg National Military Park and key external stakeholders with the goal of expanding the organization’s donor base, relationships, partnerships and networks. The Foundation employs a staff of 35 full-time employees and approximately 50 part-time and seasonal employees, with a budget exceeding $14.5 million. Operational funding is generated from several revenue streams; the Foundation does not rely on public funding for operations.

Bachelor’s degree with relevant senior management experience is required. Master’s degree is preferred. Demonstrable leadership experience in public or private institutions concerned with education, philanthropy or related professions would be valued. The candidate should possess a proven knowledge and interest of history and/or historic preservation. Previous experience working with, or serving on, a nonprofit board and knowledge of board governance is important. As the President will be a key member of the Gettysburg community, the candidate must be willing to relocate to the Gettysburg area.

PDF posting or link to more information/application.    https://gettysburg-foundation-repo.s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/Gettysburg+Foundation+President+Position+Description.pdf

 

PO Box 4 Cooperstown, NY 13326

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