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Director, Augustana Teaching Museum of Art [Augustana College, Rock Island IL]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on December 9, 2014 in job announcements |

Reports To:  Vice President for Academic Affairs Overview:  The Augustana Art Museum was established in 1989 and serves as a “culture and art laboratory” for our students and faculty. The Museum holds a collection of over 4,000 works that are displayed not only in the museum but also across campus.  The Museum collection is regularly used […]

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Gift Shop Manager [Penn Museum]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on December 9, 2014 in job announcements |

Reporting to the Director of Marketing & Communications, the Penn Museum Gift Shop Manager will be responsible for the day to day management, sales, customer service, operations and inventory management of the shop. This person provides leadership and guidance to gift store staff, helping to recruit, train and develop a successful sales team, and creates […]

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Sculpture and Decorative Arts Conservator [Virginia Museum of Fine Arts]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on December 9, 2014 in job announcements |

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts has an exciting opportunity for a senior conservator to supervise, direct and perform all operations related to the examination, technical analysis, conservation research, documentation and treatment of a broad range of three dimensional objects in the permanent collection and on loan including sculpture, ethnographic objects, furniture, wooden objects, decorative […]

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Paper Conservator [Virginia Museum of Fine Arts]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on December 9, 2014 in job announcements |

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts has an exciting opportunity for a Paper Conservator who will be responsible for examination, technical analysis, conservation research, documentation and treatment of works on paper on loan and in the permanent collection.   Additionally, the Conservator will have public engagement and educational responsibilities such as leading laboratory tours; speaking to […]

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Assistant Preparator [Hammer Museum]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on December 9, 2014 in job announcements |

Under the supervision of the Chief Preparator, the Assistant Preparator performs professional duties specific to art handling; matting and framing works of art; and exhibition installation. Serves as lead preparator on temporary exhibitions as assigned, assuming responsibility for installation from planning to completion. Additionally responsible for handling, hanging, installing, and packing artworks according to museum […]

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Human Resources & Special Projects Manager [Vizcaya Museum and Gardens]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on December 9, 2014 in job announcements |

Vizcaya Museum and Gardens in Miami, Florida, seeks a Human Resources and Special Projects Manager. Vizcaya is a National Historic Landmark that is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. The estate’s Centennial is approaching and a recently adopted 5-Year Strategic Plan will guide ongoing efforts to complete capital improvements, enhance the institution’s role as a […]

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Head of Publication and Digital Media [Saint Louis Art Museum]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on December 9, 2014 in job announcements |

The Head of Publications and Digital Media directs the planning, preparation, production, and publication of catalogues and printed and electronic materials relating to the Museum’s exhibitions, collections, and education programs (including label copy and didactic texts). This person supervises a staff that manage the Museum’s photographic rights and reproductions as well as publication and editorial […]

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Registrar [Weatherspoon Art Museum]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on December 9, 2014 in job announcements |

The Weatherspoon Art Museum, founded in 1941, serves both the campus and the greater Greensboro community. Its significant and widely-known collection of 6,000 objects focuses on modern and contemporary art in all media. The Museum is also well respected for its dynamic exhibitions and innovatve education programs.   PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION: The Registrar is responsible […]

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Thompson Curator [Georgia Museum of Art/University of Georgia]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on December 9, 2014 in job announcements |

The Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Curator [the "Thompson Curator”] at the Georgia Museum of Art on the campus of the University of Georgia will oversee a growing collection of objects and archives by artists of the African diaspora, with an emphasis on art by African Americans, as well as managing a smaller collection […]

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Conservator [National Music Museum, University of South Dakota]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on December 9, 2014 in job announcements |

Position Description:  The National Music Museum (NMM) at the University of South Dakota invites applications for a Conservator, a twelve-month position to commence July 1, 2015.  The successful candidate, working in close collaboration with the NMM’s curatorial staff, will conduct technical examinations and assess the condition of musical instruments and other artifacts in the Museum’s collections.  […]

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Philanthropy Initiative Coordinator [Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on December 9, 2014 in job announcements |

The Star-Spangled Banner, Abraham Lincoln’s pocket watch, Ben Franklin’s suit, the Ruby Slippers-these are just a few of the three million objects collected and cared-for by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History (NMAH). Through incomparable collections, rigorous research, and dynamic public outreach, NMAH explores the infinite richness and complexity of our nation’s history.   […]

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Visitor Services Manager [Edward M. Kennedy Institute For The United States Senate]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on December 9, 2014 in job announcements |

Visitor Services Manager For the full detailed job description, visit http://emkinstitute.org/jobs. Reporting to the Vice President of Operations and Finance, the Visitor Services Manager is responsible for managing the operations of the “front of house” customer service experience. This includes ensuring that all of the functions of the Institute are in place every day in order […]

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Membership Coordinator [Shelburne Museum]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on December 9, 2014 in job announcements |

The primary responsibilities of the Membership Coordinator include management of renewals, communications, and service for an active and multi-tiered membership base of approximately 7,000; devising and implementing strategies to acquire new members, encourage upgrades, and retain existing members; and designing events, programs, and other activities that engage and educate members, deliver promised membership benefits, and […]

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Rare Book Cataloger [F.A. Bernett Books]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on December 9, 2014 in job announcements |

RARE BOOK CATALOGER F.A. Bernett BooksBoston, MA Established Boston rare book firm in a loft space near South Station seeks a cataloger of books and material related to visual culture. Language skills and a background in art will help. 20 hrs/week. $35/hour. Send resumes toartbooks@fabernett.com.Posted on: 12/02/2014

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Membership and Advocacy Manager [New England Museum Association]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on December 9, 2014 in job announcements |

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Membership and Advocacy Manager oversees outreach to prospective NEMA members from the museum community and engagement with the various categories of NEMA members including institutional, institutional affiliate, individual, academic, and business members. The Manager also coordinates advocacy initiatives on behalf of NEMA constituencies. This is a full-time position with […]

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Development [Wright Museum of World War II]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on December 9, 2014 in job announcements |

Wright Museum of WWII seeks a grant writer. Contractual work, may lead to permanent part-time position. Museum focuses on the impact/continuing relevance of Americans’ contributions on the homefront and battlefields during WWII. Duties: Work with Board, Director to determine current/future funding priorities and sources. Write grant proposals. Qualifications: B.A., successful grant-writing track record, three-five years’ […]

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Executive Director [Boothbay Railway Village]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on December 9, 2014 in job announcements |

The BRV is seeking an energetic, innovative individual to assume the role of Executive Director. For the past 50 years the “BRV has served Mid Coast Maine by operating a narrow gauge live-steam railroad , an antique car museum and hosting community oriented events all set on the grounds of a 12 acre period Maine […]

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Director of Properties [Nantucket Historical Association]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on December 9, 2014 in job announcements |

The Nantucket Historical Association seeks a Director of Properties to oversee maintenance, preservation and restoration of its exceptional collection of historic and modern properties. We are looking for a leader with a demonstrated ability to manage staff and accomplish multiple projects. The successful candidate will have experience with building or facilities management and a background […]

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Communications Intern – Spring 2014 [Harvard Art Museums]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on December 9, 2014 in job announcements |

The Harvard Art Museums is accepting applications for the position of Communications Intern. The intern will support marketing and public relations efforts. Tasks shall include reading, clipping, and compiling of all Art Museums-related press; organizing and archiving press files; assisting in the distribution of promotional materials; assisting with social media efforts; and maintaining the communications […]

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Public Relations/Archives Project Intern (Spring 2014) [Harvard Art Museums]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on December 9, 2014 in job announcements |

The Harvard Art Museums is accepting applications for the position of Archives Project Intern, working in the Public Relations department. The intern will be tasked with clipping, scanning, and filing all press related to the Harvard Art Museums. Working closely with the Public Relations Manager and Archives, the intern will be trained in proper archival […]

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Early Childhood Interpretation Internship [Museum of Science]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on December 9, 2014 in job announcements |

The Museum’s early childhood program is based in the Discovery Center - an exciting, 4,200 square-foot learning center designed for our youngest visitors (children ages birth to 8 years) and their grown-ups.  Discovery Center exhibits allow children to explore a variety of real objects and age-appropriate tools, all set in immersive fantasy environments that encourage learning through play. […]

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Computer Clubhouse Recruitment & Outreach Intern [Museum of Science]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on December 9, 2014 in job announcements |

The Clubhouse is an after-school learning environment where young people explore their own interests and become confident learners thorough the use of technology. The Computer Clubhouse Recruitment & Outreach Intern will work closely with Clubhouse staff on the creation and implementation of select recruitment and outreach initiatives for the Flagship Clubhouse. He or she will […]

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Membership and Communications Intern [Boston By Foot]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on December 9, 2014 in job announcements |

Boston By Foot seeks an energetic and enthusiastic intern to assist with communicating with members and the general public in promoting our organization and our programs. Duties include: •    Assisting with communications with volunteer docents •    Assisting with newsletters, press releases and online event posting •    Preparing Constant Contact communications for members and the general […]

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Development Internship [Discovery Museums]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on December 9, 2014 in job announcements |

The Discovery Museums seek a Development Intern to start in February 2014 for up to 3 months, approximately 20 hours per week. The intern will report to the Chief Development Officer with a primary focus on coordinating our online auction. Our last online auction in April 2014 raised more than $20,000 to support the Museums. […]

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Development Associate, Research [Museum of Fine Arts, Boston]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on December 9, 2014 in job announcements |

Under the supervision of the Director, Research and Prospect Development, the Development Associate will support the prospect identification and research efforts of the MFA’s External Relations Division. Primary responsibilities include: conducting prospect research using online and paper-based resources; drafting biographical, financial and philanthropic briefings on donors and prospective donors in support of staff and volunteer […]

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Development Associate, Research [Museum of Fine Arts, Boston]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on December 9, 2014 in job announcements |

Under the supervision of the Director, Research and Prospect Development, the Development Associate will support the prospect identification and research efforts of the MFA’s External Relations Division. Primary responsibilities include: conducting prospect research using online and paper-based resources; drafting biographical, financial and philanthropic briefings on donors and prospective donors in support of staff and volunteer […]

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Director, Institutional and International Relations [Museum of Fine Arts, Boston]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on December 9, 2014 in job announcements |

Reporting to the Deputy Director, External Relations, the Director, Institutional and International Relations is responsible for building and sustaining the Museum’s relationships with a range of institutional partners including the corporate sector, foundations, and diplomatic and government agencies. In addition to securing funds and commercial sponsorships to support a range of Museum projects, the Director […]

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Public Programs Assistant [Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on December 9, 2014 in job announcements |

Description: Position Title: Public Programs Assistant Department: Public Programs Reports to: Director of Program Planning Type of Position: Part-time (16 hours per week); hourly, non-exempt Position Summary This 16 hour per week position provides key support for the Gardner Museum’s Public Programs Department, with an emphasis on Thursday evening programming, including Third Thursdays, lectures, concerts, and artist events. Both […]

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Lead Housekeeping Assistant – Evening Shift [Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on December 9, 2014 in job announcements |

Title: Lead Housekeeping Assistant – Evening Shift Department: Facilities Reports to: Building Manager Type: Hourly/non-exempt position; Wednesday-Sunday 2pm-10pm (full-time) Position Summary Working with established daily work schedules, the Lead Housekeeping Assistant works alongside of and directs the housekeeping staff to ensure completion of the assigned work. He/she reassigns the work load to compensate for unscheduled absences and/or issues […]

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Admissions Desk Cashier [Boston Children's Museum]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on December 9, 2014 in job announcements |

The Visitor Experience Associate: Cashier is responsible for providing a top-notch experience to all visitors by delivering excellent customer service to children and their families as they enter the Museum as well as throughout their visit.  The Cashier is also responsible for accurately managing cash and credit card transactions in a fast-paced environment. HOURS: Various shifts available. […]

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Visitor Experience Associate [Boston Children's Museum]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on December 9, 2014 in job announcements |

The Visitor Experience Associate (VEA) is responsible for promoting a fun learning experience for all visitors by interacting with children and families during their visit and providing excellent customer service to visitors in critical places throughout the Museum. The VEA models positive, educational, creative and respectful ways to interact with children and their caregivers through […]

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Marketing Associate [The Institute of Contemporary Art]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on December 9, 2014 in job announcements |

The Marketing Associate is responsible for coordinating, organizing and assisting with all aspects of the marketing department’s strategy.  This includes the museum’s digital communications platforms (web, social media, e-News) and marketing initiatives such as First Fridays, visitor surveys, and membership promotions. The Marketing Associate is responsible for having an overall understanding of ICA exhibitions and […]

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Senior Grants Specialist [New England Aquarium]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on December 9, 2014 in job announcements |

Reporting to the Director of Foundation & Government Relations (F&G), the Senior Grants Officer is responsible for securing foundation and government funding for the Aquarium’s programs and operations. Provide support to principal investigators (PIs) and Aquarium staff members in proposal, submittal, and stewardship process. Gain knowledge of Aquarium initiatives and PI research foci and areas […]

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HR & Accounting Associate [EcoTarium]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on December 9, 2014 in job announcements |

The HR & Accounting Associate assists with all aspects of Human Resources and provides accounting support.  Working with the Manager of Finance and HR, the Associate coordinates recruitment and onboarding; handles all file documentation and maintains the employee handbook.  As a member of the finance team, the Associate maintains accounts payables and cash disbursement systems in accordance with established […]

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Museum Director [Battleship Cove]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on December 9, 2014 in job announcements |

The Marine Museum at Fall River seeks an experienced and enthusiastic museum professional to run the day to day management of this newly revitalized museum on Fall River’s Waterfront.   In an exciting development, the Marine Museum is combining with Battleship Cove, the largest collection of preserved US Navy ships in the world, and a major presence on the waterfront of Fall River. Together the organizations […]

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[Museum Store Manager and Buyer] Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on December 9, 2014 in job announcements |

Description: Title: Museum Store Manager and Buyer Department: Museum Store Reports to: Chief Financial Officer Type of Position: Full-time, salaried/exempt Regular schedule will include at least one weekend day Scope of Position The goals of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum’s store, Gift at the Gardner, are to generate profitable revenues while extending the visitor experience to the Museum through […]

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Accounting/HR Manager [Fruitlands Museum]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on December 9, 2014 in job announcements |

Fruitlands Museum, in Harvard MA, seeks an experienced professional with an entrepreneurial spirit to serve as our next Accounting and HR Manager to support the institution’s strategic operation at an exciting time in the Museum’s history as we embark on our second century of growth. This is a Full Time position responsible for supporting the […]

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Chief Curator, Museum of Arts and Design [Museum of Arts and Design]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on November 29, 2014 in job announcements |

The Museum of Arts and Design is currently seeking a senior-level Chief Curator with depth of knowledge in contemporary art and design practices, and ideally, significant experience in organizing exhibitions in both these and associated fields. The candidate must possess strong organizational and communication skills, plus a proven ability to work effectively and efficiently among […]

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Development Internship [American Friends Musée d’Orsay (AFMO)]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on November 29, 2014 in job announcements |

American Friends Musée d’Orsay (AFMO) raises public awareness and financial support for the revitalized Musée d’Orsay and its sister institution the Musée de l’Orangerie, and encourages gifts of art to these museums. Patrons of AFMO support the museum’s newly enhanced exhibition program, education, conservation of the collection, and the modernizing of its galleries. Our members […]

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Director of Communications and Marketing [Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on November 29, 2014 in job announcements |

Director of Communications and Marketing, Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute (MWPAI) Job Summary: MWPAI is seeking a Director to lead an organization-wide initiative to evaluate, test, establish and maintain systems to develop, improve and measure marketing and communications efforts that promote MWPAI and its wide range of arts programming. The Director will develop and implement innovative approaches […]

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Senior Curator [Colgate University]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on November 29, 2014 in job announcements |

Reporting to the Director of University Museums, the senior curator of collections of the Longyear Museum of Anthropology is responsible for, but is not limited to, the study, care, use, interpretation, scholarship, publication, and management of the Longyear Museum’s collection in its current facility, in anticipation of an envisioned Center for Art and Culture (CAC), […]

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Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellowship for 2015-2018 [National Gallery of Art]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on November 29, 2014 in job announcements |

The National Gallery of Art is pleased to announce a postdoctoral curatorial fellowship for 2015-2018, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. This is a two-year fellowship with the possibility of renewal for a third year. The fellowship provides curatorial training and supports scholarly research related to the collections of the National Gallery of Art. The […]

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Executive Director [Desert Caballeros Western Museum]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on November 29, 2014 in job announcements |

The Desert Caballeros Western Museum seeks a dynamic and energetic leader to enhance the Museum’s vision to be a nationally recognized center for Western art, history and culture.  The AAM accredited Museum is located in the Sonoran Desert in historic Wickenburg, Arizona which is approximately 60 miles northwest of downtown Phoenix and is a unique […]

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Deputy Director [The Bronx Museum of the Arts]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on November 29, 2014 in job announcements |

The Bronx Museum of the Arts is an internationally recognized cultural destination that presents high quality Contemporary Art Exhibitions and Programming; free or subsidized art Education Programs to underserved Bronx youth; and free Public Programs that celebrate the cultural vibrancy of the borough. In celebration of its 40th anniversary in 2012, BxMA implemented a universal free […]

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Shelby White and Leon Levy Director [Brooklyn Museum]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on November 29, 2014 in job announcements |

The mission of the Brooklyn Museum is to act as a bridge between the rich artistic heritage of world cultures, as embodied in its collections, and the unique experience of each visitor.  Dedicated to the primacy of the visitor experience, committed to excellence in every aspect of its collections and programs, and drawing on both […]

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Museum Educator, School and Teacher Programs- (Term Appointment) [Rhode Island School of Design]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on November 29, 2014 in job announcements |

The 20 hours/week, part-time Museum Educator for School + Teacher Programs teaches K-12 students at the RISD Museum and on pre-visits in schools. The educator works primarily with Providence public school students in one or two-part visits and in partnership programs, as well as occasional school groups through the Dig the Museum Expansion program from […]

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Director, Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum [National Archives and Records Administration]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on November 29, 2014 in job announcements |

The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) invites applications for the position of Director, Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum.  This institution is part of the Presidential Library System, administered by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA).  The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum is located in Hyde Park, NY. Presidential Libraries […]

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Curator of Contemporary Art [Minneapolis Institute of Arts]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on November 29, 2014 in job announcements |

The Minneapolis Institute of Arts seeks a dynamic and experienced Curator with expertise in 20th- and 21st-century art, particularly art made after 1970.  Because the museum’s Department of Contemporary Art was only recently founded (2008), the position is a formative one, offering the opportunity to have a major impact on the museum and the community. In […]

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Curator of Interpretation and Academic Engagement [Princeton University Art Museum]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on November 29, 2014 in job announcements |

Princeton University seeks a Curator of Interpretation and Academic Engagement to integrate the Art Museum into the curriculum and the academic environment at Princeton University and develop strategies and opportunities for engagement and interpretation in collections galleries and exhibitions. Reporting to and working closely with the Associate Director for Education, s/he will collaborate with curators, faculty, students, […]

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Associate Educator, Family and Teen Programs [Rhode Island School of Design]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on November 29, 2014 in job announcements |

This is a unique opportunity to work in collaboration with the Deputy Director of Exhibitions, Education, and Programs to develop, implement, and evaluate programs and interpretive materials for families and teens related to the RISD Museum’s collections and exhibitions. Proactively and creatively expand the RISD Museum’s approaches to family and teen programming by collaborating with […]

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