Hood Museum of Art Curator of Education The Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College seeks a creative and innovative individual for the role of Hood Foundation Curator of Education at an exciting time in the museum’s history, as we renovate, expand, and reopen the museum’s facility. The curator of education develops, plans and implements a diverse range of education programs, resources, and publications in support of the museum’s teaching purpose. The curator of education works with the director, deputy director, senior managers and curators to develop long and short-term integrated plans to engage all audiences and supervises the work of the museum’s education team. The curator of education develops and oversees the museum’s teaching strategy and is responsible for fostering and strengthening strategic partnerships with schools and identifying new opportunities for diversifying community engagement. Researching, publishing and presenting on topics that advance the museum’s education programs and the Hood’s reputation in the field is important to this role. Qualified candidates will have seven years of museum education experience, including leading and supervising a dynamic department of educators, and proficiency in planning, organizing, and implementing museum programs. This role requires knowledge of current best practice in museum education and diverse teaching and learning styles. Expertise in object-based teaching, public speaking, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment are essential. Masters in art history, museum studies, education, or related field required. To apply online please go to our job-site at searchjobs.dartmouth.edu position #1125627. Dartmouth College is an AA/EOE employer.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
The Wadsworth Atheneum, the oldest continually operating public art museum in the United States, was founded by Daniel Wadsworth in 1842. The Wadsworth has an immediate opening for a Membership Manager to join our Development team. The Membership Manager oversees the museum’s membership program to ensure that exceptional membership services and benefits are provided. Serving as the primary advocate and liaison between the museum and its members, corporations, and the community, the Membership Manager is responsible for the cultivation, stewardship and solicitation for membership and annual donors. Prepares, implements, and evaluates an annual strategic plan for marketing the museum’s membership program; Membership events and promotions, including exclusive activities for members-only; Responsible for creating and overseeing production of member mailings both on paper and electronically; Oversees the Tessitura database; Manages the Membership Coordinator. Bachelor’s degree; Minimum of three (3) years of successful membership development experience in an arts setting and with management experience strongly preferred; Experience in fundraising, sales, marketing, preferred. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with people at all levels within and outside the museum; Superior writing and editing skills, and creativity; Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills; Expert computer skills; strong analytic and operating abilities with programs and platforms including Microsoft Office, Tessitura or similar databases, data entry experience. Send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to: Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art; Attn: HR Department; 600 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103; Or HR@wadsworthatheneum.org; Deadline for applications: December 22, 2016; We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
South Shore Art Center, a non-profit organization serving artists and communities on the South Shore of Massachusetts, seeks a new Executive Director to realize its mission to promote the visual arts. Organized in 1955 by artists wanting to share their work and provide art education to others, the Art Center has expanded to encompass five areas of creative realization via artist advancement, exhibitions, educational classes, community outreach and an annual Arts Festival weekend held on the Cohasset Common each year. The full-time position of Executive Director involves developing and administering high-quality events and programs, leading fundraising and donor development initiatives, overseeing staff as well as the organization of volunteers, and managing day-to-day operations of the Art Center located in Cohasset, MA. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: programs, fundraising, development, events, communications/marketing, personnel, and fiscal oversight. The Executive Director must be an organized self-starter with a proven track record in relationship development, fundraising/sales, marketing, and operational management of nonprofit organizations, ideally focused on artistic expression. Qualifications and skills include: leadership; fundraising; art background; personable; creative; fiscally responsible; college degree or higher (ideally in the arts or non-profit management); proficiency in Quickbooks, Windows, database software and non-profit donor management tools; and ability to apply technology/social media to traditional functions. Apply by: January 15, 2016. E-mail a cover letter and resume to Tanya Bodell, President of the Board at: President@ssac.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with Experience
SUMMER 2017 PAID INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Florida, will be offering paid internships to be held for ten weeks, from June 5 – August 10, 2017. The Ringling is part of Florida State University and serves as the State Art Museum of Florida. Located on a 66-acre site overlooking Sarasota Bay, it consists of an art museum, circus museum, historic home, theater, and research library.
Summer internships at the Ringling combine practical, hands-on experience working on a project for a specific department with exposure to all aspects of the Museum’s operation.
The internships are in the following departments:
Communications and Marketing
Interns earn $11.50 per hour (less taxes) and are paid bi-weekly. Interns are responsible for their own housing (the Museum will assist with locating nearby rentals).
International applicants must have a current US Visa and be eligible to work in the US. The positions require fingerprinting. The Museum encourages students from all backgrounds to apply and is committed to a culturally diverse group.
Education requirements, additional information and application materials may be found on the Museum’s website at https://www.ringling.org/internships-fellowships
The application deadline is February 15, 2017.
Canterbury Shaker Village Internship
Canterbury Shaker Village is offering several full-time internship opportunities with $1000 stipend and onsite housing for summer or fall 2017 (flexible start and end dates). Under the jurisdiction of the Education Department, interns will gain work experience in a variety of museum operations including offering guided tours, developing family-friendly activities, and demonstrating historic trades. Interns will also have the opportunity to develop their own research-based project that may be incorporated into future Village programming.
Ideal candidates will be energetic, self-disciplined, comfortable interacting with diverse staff and visitors of all ages, and have good research skills and familiarity with curatorial practices. Recent graduates as well as currently enrolled students in a relevant BA or MA program are welcome to apply. Applicants must be willing to work some weekends. To apply, send a letter of interest, resume, and 2 letters of recommendation to Becky Soules, Daily Visitor & Youth Programs Manager at email@example.com or 288 Shaker Road, Canterbury, NH 03224. Applications will be reviewed as they are received; preferred deadline of March 1, 2017.