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.


Assistant Director of Development, Yale Peabody Museum

New Haven, CT

Salary: Minimum salary is $70,000 annually.

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Director of the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, the Assistant Director is responsible for developing and implementing financial solicitation programs for annual and capital giving to the Museum, from individuals and organizations, as well as developing and implementing financial and non-financial programs to promote active and ongoing engagement with the scientific and educational missions of the Museum. The Assistant Director will directly supervise a Development Coordinator, and will be responsible for all membership programs at the Museum.

Required Education and Experience:  

Bachelor’s degree and five years of experience in development/fundraising, or other relationship-building areas in complex organizations; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

For more information and to apply, please visit this website or download the posting here.


Director of Exhibitions, Chicago Architecture Center

Chicago, IL

Salary: $70,000 – $85,000

Position Summary:

Come and be a part of our transformation!  Formerly known as the Chicago Architecture Foundation, the Chicago Architecture Center is a nonprofit cultural organization with tours, exhibitions, programs and events for all ages. Our mission is to inspire people to discover why design matters. The CAC is the leading organization devoted to celebrating and promoting Chicago as a center of architectural innovation. As Chicago’s forum for the exchange of ideas on urban design, the CAC inspires people to participate in the building of vibrant communities and to demand the highest standard in urban design. In August 2018, the Chicago Architecture Center opened at our new location, 111 E. Wacker Drive.  Called “The latest jewel in Chicago’s architectural crown” by the Chicago Tribune, the CAC features more than 8,000 square feet of vibrant exhibitions.

The Director of Exhibitions will provide organization and oversight to the development of new exhibits and refurbishment of permanent exhibitions, from initial concept design through project completion. They will coordinate and manage technical design, AV integration, graphic production, fabrication, and installation. This hands-on role will be part of a cross-departmental team that will refresh and rebuild CAC’s current exhibitions and develop new exhibitions over the next several years.

For more information and to apply, please visit https://careers.hireology.com/chicagoarchitecturefoundation/360527/description


Exhibit Developer, Connecticut Historical Society

Hartford, CT

Salary: Low $40s annually

Position Summary:

The Exhibit Developer is a key member of the team responsible for the development, design, production, installation, and maintenance of on-site, off-site and traveling exhibitions and other interpretive projects. S/he will lead project teams as assigned. S/he will play a pivotal role in helping the organization realize its mission to connect audiences with the story of Connecticut. This position is full time.

Please email cover letter, resume and example of exhibit label writing to Susan Presutti, Human Resources Manager, susan_presutti@chs.org, by March 20, 2020.

For a full position description please click here or visit https://chs.org/job-internship/exhibit-developer-2/


Museum Curator (Environmental History), Smithsonian National Museum of American History

Washington D.C.

Salary: $86,335 to $112,240 per year

Position Summary:

This position is in the Division of Work & Industry, Office of Curatorial Affairs, National Museum of American History. The incumbent is responsible for carrying out research, publishing, developing and managing collections, developing exhibitions and providing public service by responding to inquiries about areas of expertise within Environmental History with a focus specifically on the history of technology.

Responsibilities: 

  • Researches Environmental History as it relates to any aspect of the built environment, industrial design, or extractive industries (mining, forestry, oil or agriculture) in the United States in any time period or region from the American colonial era to present.
  • Collects and manages large and diverse collections which provide the basis for interpreting the History of Technology and the Environment in the United States.
  • Develops and maintains scholarly contacts, gives invited lectures, presents papers at professional meetings, and develops and participates in public and other educational programs.
  • Plans and develops exhibition concepts for showcase and similar exhibitions or as part of a larger exhibition team.

For more information and how to apply, please click here or visit https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/562020800

Position closes April 6, 2020.


Executive Director, Jewish Museum of Maryland

Baltimore, MD

Salary: $120k – $145k and commensurate with experience.

Position Summary:

The Jewish Museum of Maryland seeks an Executive Director to build upon the Museum’s many strengths and help realize exciting redevelopment and expansion plans. The next Executive Director of the Museum will spearhead the significant opportunity to further leverage the Museum’s presence, to take its innovative programming to a new level, to engage more diverse segments of the community and to shape an activist agenda in downtown Baltimore.

For the full position description, please click here.

Application Process:

Electronic submissions are preferred. Qualified candidates apply at http://bit.ly/JMMEDAPPLY. Please submit cover letters to resume@associated.org in addition to your online application.


Executive Director, Wally Parks National Hot Rod Association Motorsports Museum

Pomona, CA

Salary: $125,000-140,000

Position Summary:

Opportunity to lead a unique motorsports museum in the L.A. region. Museum comprises 28,500-sq.-ft. space, budget of $2 million, staff of 8. Dragsters, land speed vehicles, race cars, customs, hot rods that tell the American hot-rodding story. Requirements: experience leading a museum or large museum department; other nonprofit leadership, sports/entertainment or related leadership considered. Expertise in motorsports not essential. Minimum Bachelor’s degree required. Fundraising, sponsorships, facility improvements and audience development will be key areas of focus. Opportunity to reimagine the Museum for growth and innovation. Competitive salary, benefits.

Full qualifications/how to apply:https://museum-search.com/open-searches/. Deadline: 4/1/2020. searchandref@museum-search.com. EOE. Nominations welcome.


Assistant/Associate Curator of Textiles, Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

 

Winterthur, DE

Salary: $45-$55k. The Assistant/Associate Curator of Textiles at Winterthur is a full time position with full benefits. Salary and title will be commensurate with experience.

Position Summary:

Winterthur Museum seeks an experienced museum professional to serve as the Assistant curator/Associate Curator of Textiles. A key member of the curatorial team, the successful applicant will be a dynamic and innovative textile historian with a deep knowledge of textiles and textile history. Reporting to the Director of Collections, the assistant/associate curator of textiles is responsible for a collection of approximately 20,000 textiles, including printed cottons and linens, samplers and needlework, textile furnishings, floor-coverings, and historic clothing.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Curating Winterthur’s outstanding collection of textiles, including acquisition, cataloging, research, exhibition, and publication.
  • Teaching at graduate level for the Winterthur Program in American Material Culture, including coursework and the supervision of theses, internships and independent studies.
  • Participation in public programs for both specialist and general audiences.
  • Development of relationships with museum donors, collectors, and members.
  • Collaborating with conservation colleagues on both preventive care and conservation treatment of the collection.

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • MA (or equivalent) in history, textile history, material culture, museum studies or a related field.
  • Minimum of two – four years’ relevant curatorial experience.
  • Demonstrated scholarly achievement including evidence of original research, exhibition and publication.
  • Experience in teaching and lecturing for both specialist and general audiences.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

To apply, send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, writing sample and three references to jobs@winterthur.org

PO Box 4 Cooperstown, NY 13326

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