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Weekly Jobs Roundup

Hi friends! Here’s the weekly jobs roundup for September 16th:


Research Coordinator [Massachusetts Historical Society / Boston, MA]

Curator of Exhibitions [Nantucket Historical Association / Nantucket, MA]

Executive Director [Southern Vermont Arts Center / Manchester, VT]

Engagement Manager [Naumkeag, The Trustees / Stockbridge, MA]

Interpretation and Education Program Developer [The Bostonian Society / Boston, MA]


Museum Exhibit Technician [Dumbarton Oaks Research Library / Washington, DC]

Communications Coordinator [Studio Museum / New York, NY]

Collections Assistant [Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Pocantico Center / Tarrytown, NY]

Registrar [Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum / St. Michaels, MD]

Curator [Salem County Historical Society / Salem, NJ]


Director of Inclusion [American Alliance of Museums / Arlington, VA]

Director of Museum Affairs [Drayton Hall Preservation Trust / Charleston, SC]

Director and Chief Curator [Blaffer Art Museum / Houston, TX]

Curatorial Researcher [University of Texas / San Antonio, TX]

Coordinator of Museum Interpretation [High Museum of Art / Atlanta, GA]


Preservation and Digitization Strategist [Ohio State University / Columbus, OH]

Associate Director of Visitor Experience [National Veterans Memorial and Museum / Columbus, OH]

Director [Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum / University Center, MI]

Senior Exhibit Designer [Minnesota Historical Society / St. Paul, MN]

Curator, Global Contemporary Art [The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art / Kansas City, MO]


Site Manager, Fulton Mansion [Texas Historical Commission / Rockland, TX]

Executive Director [Willamette Heritage Center / Salem, OR]

Guest Curator [Anchorage Museum Association / Anchorage, AK]

Manager of Docent Programs [Skirball Cultural Center / Los Angeles, CA]

Museum Curator [Churchill County Museum / Fallon, NV]

Weekly Jobs Roundup!

Greetings Readers! Here are the job listings for the week of August 26th!


Site Manager [Historic New England / Boston, MA]

Luce Project Assistant Curator [Mystic Seaport Museum / Mystic, CT]

Donor Engagement Manager [Massachusetts Historical Society / Boston, MA]

Research and Adult Programs Director [Paul Revere House / Boston, MA]

Executive Director [South End Historical Society / Boston, MA]


Manager of K-12 Digital and Educator Initiatives [The Phillips Collection / Washington, DC]

Curator [The Fabric Workshop and Museum / Philadelphia, PA]

Interpretive Planner [The Penn Museum, Philadelphia, PA]

Associate Director of Teen Programs [New-York Historical Society / New York City]

Assistant Manager of Teen Programs [New-York Historical Society / New York City]


Associate Curator of Education [Norton Museum of Art / West Palm Beach, FL]

Director of Education and Engagement [The Columbus Museum / Columbus, GA]

Research and Digital Experience Specialist [The Museum of Fine Arts / Houston, TX]

Group Educator [Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation / Williamsburg, VA]

Executive Director [The Germanna Foundation / Locust Grove, VA]


Director [Historic Wagner Farm / Glenview, IL]

Grants Officer [Detroit Museum of Arts / Detroit, MI]

Research Associate [The Art Institute of Chicago / Chicago, IL]

Science Collections Curator [Grand Rapids Public Museum / Grand Rapids, MI]

Assistant Registrar, Photography [Spurlock Museum of World Cultures / Urbana-Champaign]


Curator of Natural History [Metropolitan Museum / Riverside, CA]

Curator of Collections and Exhibits [Juneau-Douglas City Museum / Juneau, AK]

Curator [Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks and Minerals / Hillsboro, OR]

Associate Curator, Academic and Public Programs [University of Arizona, Center for Creative Photography / Tucson, AZ]

Assistant Objects Conservator [Denver Museum of Art / Denver, CO]

Job Posting – Collections Information and Database Specialist at the Peabody Museum

Collections Information and Database Specialist

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

The Collections Information and Database Specialist is responsible for providing IT management for The Museum System, the Peabody Museum’s collections management database system, including day-to-day administrative management and documentation of the database.  The position also works with museum staff to develop and maintain cataloging standards, and develop new database procedures for increased productivity and accuracy.  The position also participates in developing and supervising future digitization projects and manages part-time staff who assist with the database.

Salary Range: $58-96K

For full listing see:

Req# 46325BR

Weekly Jobs Roundup

Here’s the weekly jobs roundup for the week of August 5th!


Director of Education [New Bedford Whaling Museum, New Bedford, MA]

Assistant Curator of American Decorative Arts and Sculpture [Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA]

Site Manager [Historic New England, Boston, MA]

Assistant Director of Curatorial Affairs and Senior Curator of Collections [Davis Museum, Wellesley, MA]


Interpretive Program Manager [First State Heritage Park, Dover, DE]

Visitor Services Specialist [Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia, PA]

Exhibition Graphic Design Manager [Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD]

Associate Registrar for Exhibitions [New-York Historical Society, New York, NY]


Executive Director [Historic Westville, Columbus, GA]

Collection Manager [Marco Island Historical Society, Marco Island, FL] 

Collections Manager/Registrar [Appalachian State University, Boone, NC]

Assistant Registrar [The Historic New Orleans Collection, New Orleans, LA]


Exhibitions Coordinator/Registrar [Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, Sedalia, MO]

Assistant Curator of Photography [Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH]

Painting Conservator [Indiana University, Bloomington, IN]

Assistant Curator of European Art [Joslyn Museum of Art, Omaha, NE]


Associate Director of Education and Interpretation [Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA]

Manager of Family and Early Learning Programs [Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX]

Museum Development Coordinator [Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, Colorado Springs, CO]

Curator [The Bryan Museum, Galveston, TX]

Job Posting – Cataloging Assistant

The Warren Anatomical Museum seeks a Cataloging Assistant:

Institution: Warren Anatomical Museum, Center for the History of Medicine, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Address: 10 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA 02115

Duration: Six months with optional renewal, starting August 20, 2018

Reports To: Curator, Warren Anatomical Museum

Hours: 17 hours per week

Wage: $15 per hour

Description: The Warren Anatomical Museum in the Center for the History of Medicine is seeking a cataloging assistant to support its curatorial and collections management activities. Under the supervision of the museum curator, the cataloging assistant will primarily be responsible for researching and inventorying the Museum’s legacy collections, entering these artifacts into its TMS database, and creating object records for these holdings in the Center for the History of Medicine’s Omeka web publishing platform, OnView. Additional tasks may include assisting the curator with inventorying newly acquired collections prior to accessioning, and providing TMS data entry support for the Museum’s wet tissue cataloging project.

Qualifications: Applicant must have a Bachelor’s degree, and must have achieved or be pursuing a Master’s degree in museum studies/museology or a related field. Demonstrated attention to detail and the ability to work independently is essential. The applicant should be Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access proficient. Previous museum experience and library and archival research skills preferred.

To apply: Send a letter of interest and resume to the Center for the History of Medicine at with the subject: Warren Anatomical Museum Cataloging Assistant


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