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Weekly Jobs Roundup!

Here’s your weekly roundup of new jobs! Happy Hunting!

New England

Director of Education and Experience [Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts] 

Museum Educator [EcoTarium, Worcester, Massachusetts]

Exhibits Project Manager [Boston Children’s Museum, Boston, Massachusetts]

Assistant Director [Carpenter Museum, Rehoboth, Massachusetts]

Development Coordinator [Newport Restoration Foundation, Newport, Rhode Island]

Exhibition Manager [Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine]

Assistant Registrar- Collections [Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine]

Education Coordinator [Wilson Museum, Castine, Maine]

Zvi Grunberg Resident Fellowship [Bruce Museum, Greenwich, Connecticut]

Mid Atlantic

Education Manager [Historic Hudson Valley, Sleepy Hollow, New York]

Museum Site Manager [Coastal Georgia Historical Society, St. Simonds Island, Georgia]

Outreach Archivist [University of Georgia Libraries, Athens, Georgia]

Research and Exhibition Assistant [Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania] 

Development Associate [Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve, New Hope, Pennsylvania]

Museum Preparator [Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, Florida]

Midwest

Museum Assistant [Rogers Historical Museum, Rogers, Arkansas]

Historic Structures Manager [Brucemore, Cedar Rapids, Iowa]

Curatorial Assistant [Akron Art Museum, Akron, Ohio]

Visitor Services Manager [Ford Piquette Avenue Plant, Detroit, Michigan]

South

Assistant Registrar/Auction Assistant [Sante Fe Art Auction, Sante Fe, New Mexico]

West

Registrar, Exhibitions [Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, California]

Associate Conservator [The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, California]

 

Weekly Jobs Roundup!

Here’s your weekly roundup of new jobs! Happy Hunting!

New England

Collections Manager [Ecotarium, Worcester, Massachusetts]

UMCA Education Curator [UMCA, Amherst, Massachusetts]

Assistant Director [Carpenter Museum, Rehoboth, Massachusetts]

Executive Director [Albacore Park, Portsmouth, New Hampshire]

Assistant Preparator [Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts]

Museum Educator [Ecotarium, Worcester, Massachusetts]

Program Coordinator [Kennedy Library, Boston, Massachusetts]

Exhibits Project Manager [Boston Children’s Museum, Boston, Massachusetts]

Director of Education and Experience [Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts]

Education Coordinator [Wilson Museum, Castine, Maine]

Associate Curator of Global Contemporary Art [Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire]

Mid Atlantic

Carpenter Foundation Fellow for Asian Glass [The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York]

Director of Interpretation [Adirondack Experience: The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake, Blue Mountain, New York]

Director of Education Programs [Jackie Robinson Museum, New York City]

Midwest

Curatorial Assistant [Akron Art Museum, Akron, Ohio]

Visitor Services Manager [Ford Piquette Avenue Plant, Detroit, Michigan]

South

Grants Manager [Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, North Carolina]

Museum Educator for Adult Programs [Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, Virginia]

Museum Educator for Curriculum and School Programs [Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, Virginia]

Collections Manager [Artis-Naples, Naples, Florida]

Museum Preparator [Artis-Naples, Naples, Florida]

Associate Registrar [Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland]

Director of Education [Cummer Museum of Art, Jacksonville, Florida]

Curator [President James K. Polk Library and Museum, Columbia, Tennessee]

Exhibitions and Collections Manager [Stax Museum of American Soul Music, Memphis, Tennessee]

West

Collection Cataloguer, Costume and Textile [Fine Arts Museums of California, San Francisco, California]

Head of Volunteer Services [Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon]

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Curatorial Assistant [Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, NH]

The Currier Museum of Art seeks a full time Curatorial Assistant, reporting to the Director of Collections and Exhibitions. This is a full-time position based on a 35-hour work week and includes a full benefit package. The Curatorial Assistant will support the museum’s exhibitions, installations, collection research, and the Artist-in-Residence program. The position will also assist with exhibition projects and organize and develop written and visual resources for the department.

Qualifications:

  • MA in art history
  • Excellent research skills and demonstrated verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Superior planning and organizational skills with a  high attention to detail; proven ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines in a busy environment
  • Strong relationship management skills, positive attitude, sense of humor, with a commitment to confidentiality and ethical behavior
  • Team orientation and ability to collaborate across departments
  • Experience with digital photography
  • Proficiency with Advanced MS Office suite and collection database software

Please send letter of interest, resume, writing sample and salary requirements to resumes@currier.org by April 30.

No phone calls please. EOE.

Graduate Fellowship [Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT]

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art will offer a graduate Fellowship during the academic year August 2018 through June 2019. The Fellowship is designed for recent college or university graduates or those completing graduate programs in art history, museum studies, or related fields who seek to gain experience in a museum education setting. This is a full-time paid Fellowship and requires availability on evenings and weekends.

The Fellow will work closely with all Education staff to develop and administer programming for adult and academic audiences. The Fellow will conceive, implement, and evaluate a rigorous and broad range of programs designed to provide visitors with meaningful arts experiences surrounding the museum’s collections and special exhibitions. Programs may include lectures, gallery talks, concerts, and other experiential formats. The Fellowship will provide an opportunity to participate in all aspects of public engagement in the museum setting, including teaching, exhibition development, and interpretation. In addition, the Fellow will support relationships and develop programs that serve academic audiences, including students and faculty.

Experience in the following areas is preferred: public programming; gallery or classroom teaching; excellent written communication skills; public speaking skills; background in educational theory and practice; computer skills, word-processing; and basic office skills.

To apply: Please send a resume, a letter of interest tailored to Fellowship, and two letters of recommendation from a professional and/or academic affiliate. Application Deadline: May 4, 2018

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

ADULT PROGRAMS

• Plan and administer collection-related and special exhibition programming that presents educational opportunities for museum audiences in coordination with museum curators and community colleagues.

• Work with the Director of Education and the Development Department to secure funding for public programs; ensure that all funding stipulations are fulfilled in compliance with program grants.

• Plan and monitor budgets, evaluate, and document all program activities.

• Support exhibition development processes including visitor learning goals and interpretive strategies.

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

• Develop and manage current programming for students and faculty in collaboration with higher education colleagues.

• Plan and monitor budgets, evaluate, and document all program activities.

ADMINISTRATION AND TEACHING

• Cultivate and maintain already established professional relationships and coordinate events with co-sponsors and community partners.

• Depending on teaching experience, serve as gallery educator for adults, school and university groups, and K-12 teachers.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education and Experience

• Bachelor’s degree (preferably Master’s degree) in Art History, Museum Education or related field.

• Museum experience preferred (Internships or other)

• Strong knowledge of museum education theory and practice as well as art history.

Skills and Abilities

• Must have the capacity to work in close cooperation with a wide range of people including museum staff and the community.

• Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.

• Ability to manage multiple projects.

• Budget management skills.

• Strong writing and editing skills.

• Close attention to detail and excellent organizational skills.

• Aptitude in MS Office programs including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

• Must have flexibility to work evenings and weekends.

HOW TO APPLY: Interested candidates should send their resume, letter of interest tailored to Fellowship, and two letters of recommendation from a professional and/or academic affiliate to: Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art Attn: HR Department 600 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103 Or Email HR@wadsworthatheneum.org

Deadline for applications: May 4, 2018

The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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