MAAM Job Board

Any current, active MAAM member can post a position at no charge for 30 days. This includes all membership level. Non-members will be charged a rate of $50 for a 30 day posting. All postings must include the following in accordance with administrative best practices: job title, location, description of the position and organization, and numerical salary or salary range.
To submit a job posting, please email us at info@midatlanticmuseums.org.

Museum Education Specialist-Elementary, Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation

Williamsburg, VA

Compensation: $35,000—$37,000

 

The Jamestown–Yorktown Foundation is seeking a qualified candidate to join the Education team as our Museum Education Specialist (Elementary)! Our successful candidate will understand the importance of learning, curiosity, and empathy in fostering an understanding of how the past influences the present. The ideal candidate will have experience in producing high-quality, educational, and engaging programs for preK-6th grade students, working constructively in a team setting, and creating a culture of support and mentorship for frontline staff. This position will also be responsible for creating afterschool and summer camp opportunities that extend learning outside of the classroom for elementary audiences.

For additional information, please click here.

Collections Manager, History Associates

Niagara Falls, NY

Compensation: Hourly at a range of $21.00 – $23.00; Temporary Position

 

History Associates is a professional historical services firm providing customized historical, archival, digital archives, records management, museum and exhibit services to industry, the professions, government, and non-profit organizations for over forty years.

We are actively recruiting for three experienced full-time collections managers with artifact handling and collections management/inventory experience to work on a short-term project in Niagara Falls.  This project is expected to last for approximately two months.

Job Description:

The Collections Managers will assist in conducting an inventory and in flagging inconsistencies during a wall-to-wall inventory. Alongside a team of library professionals, and under the supervision of the Project Manager, work will include verifying specific catalog fields and reconciling that information with existing data.

The position will involve both working independently and with other project and library staff in a fast-paced environment.  The ideal candidate will be able to effectively communicate and meet strict deadlines while achieving accurate data processing and accountability for the collections.

For additional information, please click here.

Records Management Specialist, History Associates

Richmond, VA/Petersburg area.

Compensation: Hourly at a range of $21.00 – $23.00; Temporary Position

 

History Associates (HAI) is a professional historical services firm providing customized historical, archival, and records management services to industry, professional associations, government, and non-profit organizations for over forty years.  The company currently works in the fields of archives and records management; collections management; historical research, writing, and editing; museum exhibits; interpretive planning; and educational programming.

We are actively recruiting for two records management specialists to work at a client site in the Richmond, VA/Petersburg area.

Positions are full-time and for a period not to exceed 480 hours per archivist. Anticipated start date late May.

Functional Responsibilities:

  • Performs records management functions, including researching records management obligations
  • Classifies records against a records retention schedule
  • Assisting in updating records schedules and facilitating the transfer of records
  • Researching and resolving problems
  • Maintains project deadlines

For additional information, please click here.

Records Management Specialist, History Associates

Glen Jean, WV

Compensation: Hourly at a range of $21.00 – $23.00; Temporary Position

 

History Associates (HAI) is a professional historical services firm providing customized historical, archival, and records management services to industry, professional associations, government, and non-profit organizations for over forty years.  The company currently works in the fields of archives and records management; collections management; historical research, writing, and editing; museum exhibits; interpretive planning; and educational programming.

We are actively recruiting for records management specialist to work at a client site in the Glen Jean, WV area.

Functional Responsibilities:

  • Performs records management functions, including researching records management obligations
  • Classifies records against a records retention schedule
  • Assisting in updating records schedules and facilitating the transfer of records
  • Researching and resolving problems
  • Maintains project deadlines

For more information, please click here.

Archival Processing Manager, HistoryIT

Portland, ME

Compensation: $50,000 – $60,000/year plus benefits

 

Do you want to be part of a growing and innovative company that is changing the way we record and present history? Do you thrive when working to grow and implement strategy, or learning about different industries and histories? Do you want to be a part of a smart, forward thinking company?

HistoryIT is seeking an Archives Manager to work on a multitude of projects. They will be responsible for inventorying, organizing and rehousing physical materials, as well as comparing the physical archive with the digital archive files. The person in this position must have excellent organizational skills and possess a keen attention to detail. Relocation assistance available to those outside the Portland, Maine, metro area.

For more information, visit https://historyit.com/careers/archival-processing-manager/

Membership, Marketing and Communications Coordinator, The Museum Trustee Association

Baltimore, MD

Compensation: $38,000-42,000

 

The Museum Trustee Association (MTA) seeks a highly organized and motivated individual to provide leadership and execution for the organizations Membership, Marketing and Communications objectives. This position will lead, develop and implement a continuous membership strategy including cultivating, marketing and improve and develop member services and benefits. Additionally, the incumbent will:

  • Team driver for all efforts in membership cultivation and stewardship, managing accurate donor/membership records electronically and in hard files, providing communications, and serving as the central contact for current and prospective members. Communicate the value and benefits of membership across all communication channels and spearhead efforts that focus on membership recruitment and retention.
  • Team driver on all marketing efforts of MTA, including membership, forum and Meet-UP! attendance and general outreach. Will attend all Meet-UP! and Forum events held by MTA as well as other industry conferences as needed.
  • Team driver, collaborator and content developer on all electronic media and website efforts.
  • Creates and manages content for monthly Constant Contact- based email newsletters and other email announcements in collaboration with CEO and other staff members.
  • Part of the team that supports MTA templates sales and website usage.
  • Attends Association events and industry conferences as needed. Requires some night and weekend travel (20%)
  • Handling other duties as assigned and necessary in a timely and professional manner.

For more information, please click here.

Team Administrator, The Museum Trustee Association

Baltimore, MD

Compensation: $34,000-38,000

 

The Administrator serves as the main support staff for all aspects of AAMC and AAMC Foundation, and reports to the Executive Director, and works closely with the Membership, Marketing and Communications Coordinator. Primary areas of focus are programming administration, scheduling, operations and clerical. The position is the main point of contact for our members. The role will require familiarity with managing mailing lists and mail merging correspondence, as well as experience with different information technologies and with utilizing online platforms such as Constant Contact, Salesforce, Zoom and more.

 The position requires a proactive individual, that is efficacious when working independently.  To be successful in the role one must be a capable multitasker, work fluidly between areas of focus, produce a high quality of work, possess a strong overall work ethic and have a fully developed and advanced time management skill set.  In addition, one will need to possess strong problem-solving abilities, excellency in oral and written communications, and an aptitude to meet changing deadlines.  It is essential that the administrator be a highly organized and detail-oriented individual that can work in a quiet environment with little supervision.  Understanding of nonprofit art organization structure is key.  A minimum of one to two years full-time employment within the arts, nonprofit or similar field is required.

For more information, please click here.

Curator, Case Research Laboratory Collection, The Cayuga Museum of History and Art 

Auburn, NY

Compensation: This is a full-time position for one year only. The Curator will receive a $40,000 annual salary and benefits package. Payment will be made on a biweekly basis. 

 

Summary:

 The Curator will explore the Case Research Lab collection and determine the individual accounts and stories of the development of sound film and how the result of this work affects the lives of people today in ways that are not traditionally discussed. This project aims to represent the wide-reaching impact of sound film through the stories we tell and to permanently create a new method of sharing the history of this space through a revised guided tour. The goal of this work is to expand our audience and increase access to this remarkable historical resource for all who visit. The Cayuga Museum is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce. We strongly encourage members of historically underrepresented communities to apply.

 Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Explore the Case Research Lab archival collection and determine the alternative narratives and stories that are not currently shared within our guided tours. 
  • Lead guided tours of the Case Research Lab. 
  • Work with Museum staff to identify and then cultivate relationships with institutions in Central New York and the Finger Lakes Region who may possess similar collections related to early 20th century film.
  • Determine opportunities for interactive experiences within the Laboratory, particularly involving hands-on, self-guided, video, or audio possibilities. 
  • Develop a formal script for the tour that will then be used for its implementation going forward. 

For more information, please click here. Deadline to apply is May 9, 2022.

PO Box 4 Cooperstown, NY 13326

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