Carpenter Museum, Rehoboth, MA

The Rehoboth Antiquarian Society seeks a director for the Carpenter Museum, a museum of local history housed in a reproduction 18th-century house and barn. This is a part-time position, averaging approximately 20-25 hours per week, including some evenings and weekends. The director reports to the Board of Trustees and heads a small staff including a curator, a genealogy researcher, and a dedicated corps of volunteers. The director is responsible for the overall operations of the Museum, including regular openings, programs, events, and fundraisers; budgeting; writing for the newsletter and to publicize events; recruiting and supervising volunteers; and scheduling building use and necessary maintenance. The successful candidate will have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, an attention to detail, and the ability to plan several months ahead, tackle a wide range of projects, and work with a variety of people. Good writing skills and an understanding of Microsoft Office and the basics of bookkeeping and budgeting are required, along with an interest in local history and a passion for sharing it. Experience with design software and website maintenance would be a plus. Please send inquiries and applications, including a cover letter, resume, and list of three references, to President, Rehoboth Antiquarian Society, PO Box 2, Rehoboth, MA 02769, or to Posted on: 04/14/2016