Manager of Youth and Family Programs [Bruce Museum]

Manager of Youth and Family Programs

Bruce Museum Greenwich, CT

The Manager of Youth and Family programs is responsible for the development and operation of the museum’s youth and family programs. The position requires a high level of interaction with the public, museum volunteers, and staff. The Manager of Youth and Family Programs plans, implements, coordinates, staffs and evaluates all youth and family programming including Toddler Tours, Family Days, and vacation workshops. This encompasses the development of and the ability to teach all collection and exhibition-based programs as well as the training of docents and staff to present the programs. As a manager this position is responsible for the development, coordination, and monitoring of all budgets associated with youth and family programs. Required Knowledge, Skill, Abilities and Traits: Extensive knowledge of museum procedures, practices and ethics as well as museum education methods; Experience and enthusiasm for working with young children, ages 2-5, as well as multigenerational audiences; Teaching experience Recommended Education and Experience: Master’s Degree in fine arts, art history, science, cultural history, education, or museum studies required; Background in Fine Arts a plus; Three to five years of demonstrated experience in the museum education field particularly in developing and leading programs for youth and family audiences. Full-time, exempt, subject to comp/flex-time; Sunday-Thursday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM; Responsible to Deputy Director Visit www.brucemuseum.org for the complete job posting. Please submit cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Kathleen Holko at kholko@brucemuseum.org. No phone calls please. Posted on: 07/02/2015

Copywriter [New Britain Museum of American Art]

Copywriter

New Britain Museum of American Art New Britain, CT

The Copywriter is responsible for writing, proofing, editing, and occasionally rewriting copy for the marketing of programs and exhibitions for the Museum’s web site, social media, and printed publications. This includes press releases, e-blasts, ads, newsletters, TV and radio commercials, amongst others. The position ensures that all advertising collateral is accurate, persuasive, and consistent within the brand’s voice. Requirements: BS/BA or equivalent experience; 1-3 years’ experience with at least 1-2 years of marketing/communications related experience; Working knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Microsoft Office: Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and social media interfaces (Facebook, Twitter, WordPress); Strong written and verbal communication skills; High attention to detail and the ability to effectively manage multiple; Knowledge of writing standards including MLA and Yahoo!; Must provide writing samples for review. Please see NBMAA.org for more information on the Museum and a complete job description. Send cover letter and resumé to: nardiellom@nbmaa.org, or mail to: NBMAA c/o Marketing and Design Manager, 56 Lexington St., New Britain, CT 06052. NBMAA is EOE. Posted on: 06/30/2015

Collections Processing Technician [Heritage Museums & Gardens]

Collections Processing Technician

Heritage Museums & Gardens Sandwich, MA

Heritage Museums & Gardens seeks a Collections Processing Technician to assist with a collections cataloging project. This is a 12 month position. Duties include data entry and digital photography. Candidates should have a working knowledge of collections management practices. At least one year working with museum collections and digital photography skills required, knowledge of PastPerfect a plus. Send a résumé and list of references to jmadden@heritagemuseums.org no later than July 15. No phone calls please. Posted on: 06/26/2015

Collections Processing Technician [Heritage Museums & Gardens]

Collections Processing Technician

Heritage Museums & Gardens Sandwich, MA

Description: Heritage Museums & Gardens seeks a Collections Processing Technician to assist with a collections cataloging project. This is a 12 month position. Duties include entering data into a collections management database and digital photography of objects. Send a résumé, cover letter, and list of three references to jmadden@heritagemuseums.org no later than July 15. No phone calls please. Qualifications: 1. One year of previous experience working with museum collections, including a working knowledge of collections management practices and object handling. 2. Experience with data entry, knowledge of PastPerfect software preferred. 3. Digital photography skills. 4. A high level of attention to detail and the ability to work independently. 5. Must be able to lift and move objects weighing up to 30 pounds unassisted. Posted on: 06/30/2015

Executive Director [Ellen Noel Museum of Art]

Executive Director

Ellen Noel Museum of Art Odessa, TX

Opportunity to direct vibrant, growing AAM-accredited art museum in the Southwest, with can-do culture, eager to try new programs for receptive Board, creative staff, diverse audience. (www.noelartmuseum.org). Museum celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2016. Expanding collection of 800+ works of American art from 1850-contemporary; nationally and regionally significant exhibitions. Purpose-built facility, professional approach, energetic, well-trained staff of 12. $1M-annual-budget, $9M endowment. Smithsonian Affiliate. Free admission, excellent educational programs, notable Sculpture & Sensory Garden, lively events round out the program. West Texas Triangle consortium of five AAM-accredited museums provides collaboration opportunities. Board open to candidates who direct a smaller museum or a department, with art background and fundraising experience. OPPORTUNITIES: trying new ideas; planned expansion; mentoring talented staff; participating in Odessa’s cultural masterplan; leaving a legacy. Sunny climate, friendly community in Texas oil country, community leaders who support the arts. Cultural amenities in Odessa/Midland include several other museums, two theatres, new performing arts center, symphony, a university, and a college. Two minor-league sports teams and a major medical center available. Nearly year-round biking, hiking, golf, tennis, swimming, birding. Competitive compensation, benefits. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Institutional advancement, including fundraising, marketing; education, outreach, community relations; collections stewardship, exhibition, program planning; operational, strategic planning; governance, financial management. REQUIRED: 4+ years’ experience in museum management; related M.A.; art knowledge, fundraising experience. Full qualifications/job description at: www.museum-search.com. ABOUT THE MUSEUM AND AREA: www.odessacvb.com; http://www.odessaarts.org/; http://odessachamber.com/; http://www.odessa-tx.gov/; http://www.visitmidlandtexas.com/ APPLY: Email cover letter, résumé, salary requirement, names/contact information for 3 references by 8/17/15 to: SearchandRef@museum-search.com. EOE. Nominations welcome. Posted on: 06/29/2015