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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. Please contact midatlanticmuseums@gmail.com with position postings and questions.

Chief of Museum Operations, The Andrew Jackson Foundation

Nashville, TN

The Andrew Jackson Foundation seeks an experienced museum professional to serve in the newly created position of Chief of Museum Operations (CMO). This position manages the day-to- day museum operations of Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage in Nashville, TN. The Hermitage is a 129-year- old presidential home museum and one of the nation’s first National Historic Landmark sites. It includes the 1,120 acre property, 27 buildings, and a full and part-time staff of 106. The CMO will report directly to the President and CEO, and be a member of the museum’s executive management team. Working with their direct reports, the CMO will provide leadership and direction in the planning, controlling, and general operation of the museum (e.g., collections management, research, educational and interpretive programming, public programming, guest services, preservation of buildings and sites, property management, and security). The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of museum management principles and administrative practices; strong skills in project management and execution; and experience in budget development and management. The CMO position requires an advanced degree and a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in museum and non-profit management, and a combination of knowledge and experience in American history, collections management, historic preservation, interpretation, and public history.

For more information and a full description of the posting, please click here CMO.Ad.01.17.2018.

The Richard M. Scaife Director/CEO, The Westmoreland Museum of American Art

Greensburg, PA

The Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, PA, 35 miles from Pittsburgh, seeks an experienced and visionary leader who will create and implement a compelling and sustainable vision for its future, taking a financially stable, ambitious, respected institution to new levels of prominence and growth. Interest, determination and ability to meet this challenge are required. Westmoreland’s 2015 dramatic new east wing brings the Museum to 43,000 sf with a highly‑regarded collection of 3,400 paintings, sculptures and other objects of American art now expanding into the late‑20th and early‑21st centuries.

The Westmoreland Museum of American Art is AAM‑accredited and an AAMD member, and operates debt-free with a budget of $2.5‑3 million, a talented 42‑person full- and part-time staff and a dedicated 19-member Board of Trustees.

Ten years of senior level museum experience is preferred including curatorial, staff management, financial administration and fundraising; advanced degree preferably in American art history, culture, and/or history. Position’s priorities include addressing key strategic plan goals: audience growth, Diversity+Inclusion and long-term financial stability. Positive outlook, self-awareness and sense of humor desired.

Send letter of interest and resume in confidence (email preferred) to search team: Freda Mindlin and Nancy Kaufman, Opportunity Resources Inc. search@opportunityresources.net

Collections Curator, The Art Complex Museum

Duxbury, MA

The Art Complex Museum (ACM), Duxbury, located 35 minutes from Boston, features an esteemed and growing 8,000-object collection, a robust temporary-exhibitions program, 13-acre campus with outdoor sculpture, Japanese teahouse, and year-round community programming. Seeking a Collections Curator to continue the legacy and mission of the founding Weyerhaeuser family. The Collections Curator will collaborate on the exhibition, interpretation, scholarship and publication of the collection, which comprises American paintings, European and American prints, Shaker furniture/crafts, and Asian art, particularly modern Japanese ceramics. Opportunity to develop significant collections-based exhibitions, including 50th Anniversary show for 2021; participate in acquisitions planning; enhance the stature of the collection by liaising with museums and researchers.  RESPONSIBILITIES: organize collections-based exhibitions including loan/traveling shows; research and publish on the collection, collaborate on collections conservation and cataloguing; refine collections policy; prepare curatorial budgets, reports; work hands-on for museum operations. REQUIREMENTS: MA or equivalent in Art History in area of collection strength, or in Curatorial Studies. Minimum 5 years’ curatorial experience. Excellent communication skills. Must enjoy working as part of close-knit team at a community-oriented, small museum. See details: http://museum-search.com/open- searches/. Nominations welcome. TO APPLY: email cover letter, résumé, salary request, 3 references with contact information by 2/22/2018 to: searchandref@museum-search.com. EOE.

Museum Curator (Music), National Museum of American History

Washington DC

This position is located in the Division of Culture and the Arts, National Museum of American History (NMAH), Smithsonian Institution (SI). The incumbent carries out the research, collections management, exhibitions development and educational mission of the museum with direct emphasis on American material culture in music, with varying emphasis on each function depending upon museum and individual projects at hand. The incumbent participates in activities across subject areas and organizational divisions, serving on exhibition teams, standing committees and ad hoc working groups. The incumbent may also have the opportunity to contribute to the Museum’s jazz, Latinx, or other American roots music programs as a performer. For more information, visit https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/486789700
This position closes February 2, 2018.

Major Gifts Officer, St. Andrew’s School

Middletown, DE

As St. Andrew’s School enters the quiet phase of an ambitious comprehensive campaign, the School seeks to build an advancement team that can fully support the highest aspirations of the School community. With three new operational and frontline positions already added in 2017, the Advancement Office now seeks to identify candidates for a new major gift officer position to help maximize the impact from philanthropy in the short, medium, and long term.
For a full description of the position and instructions to apply, please visit the employment page of St. Andrew’s School website: http://www.standrews-de.org/about/employment/staff-openings

Customer Services/Retail Assistant (Part-time), Delaware Museum of Natural History

Wilmington, DE

The Delaware Museum of Natural History (“DMNH”), located in the culturally rich Brandywine Valley of Wilmington, Delaware seeks a part-time Customer Service/Retail Assistant in it Visitor Services division. DMNH opened in 1972 and is the only natural history museum in the state. DMNH houses world-renowned scientific collections, presents engaging natural history exhibits, and offers a variety of educational and public programs to excite and inform people about the natural world through exploration and discovery.
The Visitor Services staff provides a professional and welcoming presence and serves as a representative for the Museum. The primary responsibilities are to staff the reception/admission desk, complete Museum store sales transactions, and secure the galleries to provide a security presence safeguarding exhibits and visitors.

For more information, click here.

PO Box 4 Cooperstown, NY 13326

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