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Weekly Jobs Roundup!

Hello job seekers! Here’s the national museum jobs round up for the week of March 10th!

Northeast

Exhibit Content & Experience Developer [MIT Museum/Boston, MA]

Museum Project Management Assistant [The Bostonian Society/Boston, MA]

Museum Teacher [USS Constitution Museum/Boston, MA]

Membership Engagement Officer, Development [New England Aquarium/Boston, MA]

Grants Manager [Wadsworth Atheneum/Hartford, CT]

Collections Preparator [The Newark Museum/Newark, NJ]

Coordinator of Museum Programs [Liberty Hall Museum/Newark, NJ]

Mid-Atlantic

Manager of Family Programs [New-York Historical Society/New York, NY]

Supervisory Museum Registrar [Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens/Washington D.C.]

Events Manager [American Museum of Natural History/New York, NY]

Curator [University of Buffalo Art Galleries/Buffalo, NY]

Betty Parsons Archivist [Alexander Gray Associates/New York, NY]

Southeast

Assistant Curator [Museum of the American Arts and Crafts Movement/Palm Harbor, FL]

Public Programs Manager [Vero Beach Museum of Art/Vero Beach, FL]

Assistant Registrar [Birmingham Museum of Art/Birmingham, AL]

Midwest

Education and Outreach Manager [Massillon Museum/Massillon, OH]

Associate Educator, Student and Teacher Learning [The Saint Louis Art Museum/St. Louis, MO]

Associate Curator of Education [Oklahoma State University Museum of Art/Stillwater, OK]

Collections Assistant [Judd Foundation/Marfa, TX]

West

Museum Registrar [Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco/San Francisco, CA]

Communication and Program Associate [Center for Cultural Innovation/San Francisco, CA]

Executive Director [Western Front Society/Vancouver, Canada]

Job Post: Dorchester Historical Society Seeks Part Time Researcher

FROM THE DORCHESTER HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Dorchester Historical Society, 195 Boston Street, Dorchester, MA 02125

Job Description

Researcher/Writer Veterans Project Phase 1

This is a grant-funded, temporary position. A minimum of 10-15 hours of work per week is required. Payment will be based upon number of deliverables produced. Work must be completed by Nov. 15, 2019.
DUTIES:
Under the guidance of the Collections Committee of the Dorchester Historical Society, the Coordinator will be the main genealogical researcher and biographical writer for the Veterans Project.
● Research and compile genealogical data for a predetermined list of Dorchester residents who have served in the armed forces
● Use genealogical data (online resources, onsite resources)and documentary evidence, to write a high-quality, short biographical narrative of each Dorchester service member
● Use proper citation methods to document the source of information used in producing biographies
● Submit biography drafts to Collections Committee for review and online publication
● Report periodically on progress of the project, including metric data

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
● Minimum education required: Bachelor’s degree in history or related field. Graduate students currently pursuing degrees in public history are strongly preferred.
● Keen interest and experience in performing historical/genealogical research
● Strong research and writing skills
● Strong organizational skills, including the ability to independently manage project timelines and tasks
● Familiarity with genealogical research tools such as Family Search and Ancestry.com
● Familiarity with newspaper research
● Proficiency in MS Office, including Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel

Please send cover letter and resume to: Earl Taylor, earltaylordorchhistsoc@gmail.com.  Please also include a writing sample of no more than 2 pages on a topic in history or genealogy.

Weekly Jobs Roundup!

Happy February! Here’s the job round up for the week of February 17th!

Northeast

Education-Exhibits Coordinator/Wethersfield Historical Society [Wethersfield, CT]

Curator/David Winton Bell Gallery (Brown University) [Providence, RI]

Assistant Education Director/Wade Institute for Science Education [Quincy, MA]

Registrar/deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum [Lincoln, MA]

Museum Educator/MIT Museum [Boston, MA]

Mid-Atlantic

Curator of Education and Public Engagement/Arkell Museum at Canajoharie and Canajoharie Library [Canajoharie, NY]

Collection Manager/George Eastman Museum [Rochester, NY]

Associate Manager, Education/Museum of the City of New York [New York, NY]

Education Associate/Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum [New York, NY] 

Informal Education Specialist/Space Telescope Science Institute [Baltimore, MD]

Institutional Relations Officer/National Museum of the American Indian [Washington, D.C.]

Southeast

General Museum Educator/University of North Florida [Jacksonville, FL]

Director of Education/Mosby Heritage Area Association [Loudoun County, VA]

Collections Manager/University of Alabama [Tuscaloosa, AL]

Curator, Historic Museums/Georgia College and State University [Milledgeville, GA]

Midwest

Education and Collections Manager/History Museum at the Castle [Appleton, WI]

Assistant Exhibits Preparator/Missouri Historical Society [St. Louis, MO]

K-12 Education Program Manager/Missouri Historical Society [St. Louis, MO]

Historic Site Supervisor/State Historical Society of North Dakota [Williston, ND]

Exhibition Designer/Detroit Institute of Arts [Detroit, MI]

ICAA Research Specialist/The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston [Houston, TX]

West

Interpretative Specialist/Denver Art Museum [Denver, CO]

Collection Information Specialist/LACMA [Los Angeles, CA]

Museum Educator/Oakland Museum of California [Oakland, CA]

 

 

Weekly Jobs Roundup!

This Valentine’s Day, find your perfect match. Here’s the job round up for the week of February 10th!

Northeast

Curatorial Fellowship / The Trustees [North Andover, MA]

Education Program Manager / Design Museum [Boston, MA]

Exhibitions Coordinator / Clark Art Institute [WIlliamstown, MA]

Public Programs Associate / Shelburne Museum [Shelburne, VT]

Museum Director / Carpenter Museum [Rehoboth, MA]

Mid-Atlantic

Head of Public Programming / The Phillips Museum [Washington DC]

Curator / University of Buffalo Art Galleries [Buffalo, NY]

Museum Fellow / Bucknell University [Lewisburg, PA]

Development Assistant / National Museum of Women in the Arts [Washington DC]

Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, & Inclusion Project Manager / American Alliance of Museums [Arlington, VA]

Southeast

Museum Assistant / Rogers Historical Museum [Rogers, AR]

Curator / MOCA Jacksonville [Jacksonville, FL]

Manager of Family Programs / High Museum of Art [Atlanta, GA]

Midwest

Exhibition Assistant General Manager / Hamilton Exhibition [Chicago, IL]

Director of Curatorial Affairs / Allen County Museum & Historical Society [Lima, OH]

Curator / Contemporary Arts Center [Cincinnati, OH]

Assistant Exhibitions Preparator / Missouri Historical Society [St. Louis, MO]

Associate Director / Sheldon Museum of Art [Lincoln, NE]

West

Collections Manager & Exhibitions Coordinator / High Desert Museum [Bend, OR]

Executive Director / Coos History Museum [Coos Bay, OR]

Curator, Natural Science / Oakland Museum of California [Oakland, CA]

Director & Curator / University of Denver [Denver, CO]

Director / Wichita Falls Museum of Art [Wichita Falls, TX]

Weekly Jobs Roundup!

Hello job seekers! Please find below the national jobs roundup for the week of January 27th!

Northeast

Museum Educator [Buttonwoods Museum/Haverhill Historical Society/Haverhill, MA]

Visitor Services and Membership Coordinator [Litchfield Historical Society/Litchfield, CT]

School Programs Museum Educator [Concord Museum/Concord, MA]

Terrana Curatorial Fellow [Fitchburg Art Museum/Fitchburg, MA]

Visitors Center Manager [Town of Lexington/Lexington, MA]

Marketing and Development Coordinator [Arlington Center for the Arts/Arlington, MA]

Director of Museum Affairs and Chief Curator [Preservation Society of Newport County/Newport, RI]

Mid-Atlantic

Executive Director [Historic Smithfield/Blacksburg, VA]

Assistant Chief Conservator [Virginia Museum of Fine Arts/Richmond, VA]

Program Associate [Historic Hudson Valley/Tarrytown, NY]

Curator of Exhibits and Engagement [Salisbury University Libraries/Salisbury, MD]

Manager of School Programs [Walter Art Museum/Baltimore, MD]

Head of Public Programming [The Phillips Collection/Washington, D.C.]

Southeast

Assistant Director of Public Engagement [National World War II Museum/New Orleans, LA]

Registrar [Augusta Museum of History/Augusta, GA]

Gift Officer [Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens/Jacksonville, FL]

Midwest

Vice President, Engagement, Education and Exhibitions [Indiana Historical Society/Indianapolis, IN]

Guest Experience Manager, Gardens [The Wisconsin Historical Society/Eagle, WI]

Romare Bearden Graduate Museum Fellowship [Saint Louis Art Museum/Saint Louis, MO]

Manager, Community and Access Programs [The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art/Kansas City, MO]

Associate Registrar for Exhibitions [Museum of Contemporary Art/Chicago, IL]

West

Curator of Education and Programs [Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center/Wenatchee, WA]

Curator of Archives [Placer County Museums/Auburn, CA]

Preparator [The Broad/Los Angeles, CA]

 

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