Education and Outreach Manager, University Museums at Colgate
Compensation: Low $50,000s
The University Museums at Colgate is seeking an Education and Outreach Manager who is passionate about student engagement in museum spaces and energized by opportunities to implement innovative museum programming.
Assistant/Associate Curator, The Frick Pittsburgh
The Frick Pittsburgh seeks a creative thinker and collaborator to join the dynamic four-person curatorial team. Under the direction of the Chief Curator & Director of Collections, they/she/he will support the interpretation, presentation, and care of the collections at The Frick Art Museum and Clayton, the historic home of Henry Clay Frick, with occasional support to the Car & Carriage Museum. Collaborating closely across departments—including Learning, Marketing, Advancement, Operations, and Safety), the Assistant/Associate Curator will be a key contributor to exhibition planning, collection development, conservation and preservation initiatives, and creative programming that informs, engages, and expands audiences. The position will actively participate in the assessment of the Frick’s interpretive strategies and exhibitions program, a core component of the museum’s strategic plan and equity commitments. The successful candidate will embrace the museum’s dedication to creating a space where visitors feel welcome, psychologically safe, curious, and inspired. Must have a commitment to fostering a workplace culture of Equity and Inclusion. Please note that all employees must be able to show proof of COVID vaccination and booster.
Read the full job description and how to apply here: https://www.thefrickpittsburgh.org/employment
Discovery Archivist, Avalon Free Public Library & History Center
The Avalon Free Public Library & History Center seeks a Discovery Archivist to join the library’s Collections Department, specializing in Digital and Special Collections. Reporting to the Assistant Director of Collections and Technology, the Archivist works primarily at the History Center and is responsible for digitizing, preserving, arranging, and describing a wide range of materials relating to the history of Avalon, NJ and making them digitally accessible in an engaging and understandable way for a diverse range of patrons.
Requirements include: Minimum of 2 years of progressive work and experience in a library, archive or museum. May substitute an advanced degree in a related field in lieu of experience. Experience with library and collection management systems, such as Innovative Millennium/Sierra and PastPerfect.
Minimum Education: MLS/MLIS with Archives concentration from an ALA-accredited institution or a related graduate degree. May be able to substitute professional experience in lieu of archives concentration.
Chief of Exhibits and Interpretive Services, Museum of History & Industry
Compensation: $125,000 – $150,000 plus benefits.
Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI) in Seattle, WA is seeking a Chief of Exhibits and Interpretive Services (CEIS) to lead the development of its exhibits and programs and drive momentum for the museum’s future growth. With a project budget of up to $25 million, the CEIS will refresh and reimagine MOHAI’s award-winning core exhibits and develop a pipeline of interpretive programs, using a lens of inclusion and equity. The candidate must have substantial experience in budget management and complex long-term projects.
Full details: https://museum-search.com/searches-all#open-searches-section. Apply by 10/21/22 to SearchandRef@museum-search.com. EOE. Nominations welcome.
Executive Director, Frederic Remington Art Museum
Ogdensburg, New York
Compensation: $75,000 — $100,000 annual compensation. Salary is commensurate with experience. A competitive benefits package will be offered.
The Frederic Remington Art Museum seeks an Executive Director with vision and the strategic, intellectual, and administrative skill and experience needed to lead the institution at a pivotal point in its history. With an unparalleled collection of paintings, drawings, and sculptures by Frederic Remington, a committed Board and staff, and a reputation for excellent customer service, the Museum provides strong resources with which an incoming leader can chart new directions and drive the Museum forward in pursuit of its mission.
Reporting directly to the Board, the Executive Director will provide ultimate leadership for all aspects of Museum operations. The Executive Director actively promotes the Museum and its mission, and is responsible for the vision, strategy, and financial well-being of the institution, assuring a sustainable future.
To read the full job description and to apply, visit www.fredericremington.org and click the “Director Search” tab. Nominations welcome. Apply in confidence. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. The Frederic Remington Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer.
Exhibits Specialist, Jewish Museum of Maryland
Compensation: $50,000 and a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, life insurance, Long Term Disability (LTD), Flexible Spending Plan, and a complimentary membership to the Jewish Community Center.
The Jewish Museum of Maryland (JMM) seeks an Exhibits Specialist to be a part of a team that deeply appreciates the role of museums in building community, exploring identity, and activating Jewish values. Reporting to the Deputy Director, the Exhibits Specialist provides project management for gallery-based and campus-wide projects, to include exhibits, developed in-house or borrowed, and innovative multi-discipline approaches to the use of gallery spaces rooted in participatory and socially engaged practices.
- Coordinates and monitors project development for gallery-based projects including creating and maintaining project schedules, leading team meetings, articulating project goals and strategy briefs, and conducting after-action evaluation.
- Collaborates with the Executive Director to create and implement a multi-year gallery plan/schedule.
- Manage RFP processes for relevant contracts. Builds and manages projects teams, which can include designers, exhibit developers, multi-media professionals, contractors, consultants and vendors.
- Drafts Memorandums of Agreement and Contracts for any contracts to be reviewed and executed by the Executive Director.
- Manages the installation and maintenance of JMM galleries across the campus.
- Works with staff throughout the Museum to coordinate organization-wide schedules, ensuring projects are completed within budget and on schedule.
- Manages project-specific budgets, track expenses, and provide budgetary reporting.
- Provides support and collaborates with any Curator-in-Residence, Guest Curators, or exhibits-based interns.
- Contributes to relevant grant applications and reports as necessary.
- Oversees the development and implementation of survey instruments and other evaluation modalities for exhibit-based projects.
Deputy Director, Philanthropy and External Relations, The Newark Museum of Art
Compensation: $195,000 – $225,000
The Deputy Director, Philanthropy and External Relations (DDPER) will lead overall contributed and earned income strategies for NMOA that maximize philanthropic and earned revenues, leverage institutional marketing and communication opportunities, and ensure a welcoming and engaging visitor experience. Reporting to and partnering with the Director and CEO as a member of the senior leadership team, the DDPER will be deeply involved in the engagement, identification, cultivation, and solicitation of major and transformational donations from individuals, corporations, and foundations including sponsorship and gala activities. The DDPER will conceptualize and implement a plan to grow NMOA’s revenue while leading and motivating a diverse team of professionals to devise successful capital, annual fundraising, marketing, communications, and visitor engagement programs.
A highly skilled and effective manager and fundraiser who has a proven track-record securing six to eight-figure gifts, this individual will be responsible for growing and managing a top-tier fundraising and external relations operations and building relationships with the community. The candidate will be responsible for leading initiatives to secure funding for capital and annual campaigns, including earned revenue, while managing the activities of Membership, Special Events, Visitor Experience, and Marketing and Communications teams. This position will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies to support NMOA’s annual budget.
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Director of Development, Ladew Topiary Gardens
To ensure the sustainability of this mission, Ladew Gardens seeks a Director of Development to continue to build on the fundraising program’s success in recent years. Working closely with the Executive Director and reporting to the Senior Director, Development and Communications, the Director of Development will nurture positive relationships with all stakeholders, including current and prospective individual, corporate and foundation donors, a highly engaged Board of Directors, and a collegial staff.
The Director of Development will be a collaborative and outcomes-oriented professional who will build on the strengths of the existing fundraising strategy. The Director of Development will have a deep and demonstrated passion for the mission and vision of Ladew Gardens and an understanding of and dedication to fundraising best-practices.
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Special Project Assistant – Full-Time, Temporary, Bucks County Historical Society
Compensation:Full-time temporary position, $19-21/hour based on education and experience.
The Bucks County Historical Society and Mercer Museum seek a Special Project Assistant to provide research and collections care support to the staff team engaged in an effort to fully inventory, photograph, catalog, assess condition, and document the origins of the collections that are free-standing and suspended from the ceiling and mezzanines of the 1916 Mercer Museum Central Court. These collections include a wide range of pre-industrial American artifacts ranging from baskets and cradles to dugout canoes, wheeled vehicles, agricultural implements and a 19th -century whaleboat. This is a professional, grant-funded, temporary position.
Work will be full-time, over an 18-month period. Hours will amount to approximately 37.5 per week.
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Executive Director, Florence Griswold Museum
Old Lyme, CT
Compensation: $190,000 – $220,000
Seeking Executive Director for exciting expansion of 5-building, 12-acre riverfront campus that celebrates regional artists, 19th c.–present and nature. Planned new galleries and community spaces require passion for art, leadership of staff and Board, strong business and fundraising skills to guide campaign, expansion, budget ($2.9M) growth. Broaden supporters, partners, and audience by inspiring with respect for legacy, skill for evolutionary growth of beloved institution. Details: http://www.museum-search.com/open-searches/. Apply by 10/10/22: SearchandRef@museum-search.com. EA/EO. Nominations welcome.
Executive Director, Luzerne County Historical Society
Compensation: $45,000 – $60,000
The Luzerne County Historical Society seeks a visionary Executive Director to build on past successes and guide the organization to the next level. Our mission is to preserve and promote the collective history and heritage of Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, which includes but is not limited to pioneer settlements of the mid-18 th Century, a Revolutionary War battle, the legacy of anthracite coal mining and waves of change through the 20th century.
The Executive Director is expected to effectively manage financial and human resources through the application of strategic planning and budgeting processes, fundraising and financial development, volunteer and staff development, cost control, competent systems and processes, performance monitoring and reporting, and other appropriate resource enhancements.
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