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Weekly Jobs Roundup!

Hi folks, and Happy New Year! Happy job hunting!

Northeast

Curator of Youth Education/Provincetown Art Association and Museum [Provincetown, MA]

Arts and Culture Fellow/Metropolitan Area Planning Council [Boston, MA]

Development Associate/Raw Art Works [Lynn, MA]

Marketing Manager/Fitchburg Art Museum [Fitchburg, MA]

Director of Programs and Education/Fairfield Museum and History Center [Fairfield, CT]

Mid-Atlantic

Program Manager, Public Programs and Exhibitions/Lower Manhattan Cultural Council [New York, NY]

Director of Museum Programs/Buffalo Museum of Science [Buffalo, NY]

Curator of Programming/Planet World/Museum of Language Arts [Washington, D.C.]

Public Programs and Outreach Manager/Bucknell University [Lewisburg, PA]

Collections Database Administrator/The Baltimore Museum of Art [Baltimore, MD]

Southeast

Registrar Collections Manager/Museum of the Shenandoah Valley [Winchester, VA]

Director of Visitor Services/Appalachian State University [Boone, NC]

Academic Programs Manager/The Columbus Museum [Columbus, GA]

Assistant Registrar/Perez Museum of Art [Miami, FL]

Midwest

Museum Educator/Skokie Park District [Skokie, IL]

General Manager/The Minnesota Historical Society [Elk River, MN]

Exhibits Manager/History Nebraska [Lincoln, NE]

Historic Site Coordinator- Villa Louis/Wisconsin Historical Society [Prairie du Chien, WI]

Museum Educator/The Dayton Art Institute [Dayton, OH]

West

Curatorial Registrar/Idaho State Historical Society [Boise, ID]

Auction Coordinator/Santa Fe Art Auction [Santa Fe, NM]

Development Assistant/Aspen Art Museum [Aspen, CO]

Registrar/Asian Art Museum [San Francisco, CA]

Curator/Museum of Pop Culture [Seattle, WA]

 

Job Roundup!

New year, new gig. Happy hunting!

Northeast

Curator of Collections / Plimoth Plantation [Plymouth, MA]

Curatorial Assistant / Williams College [Williamstown, MA]

Associate Registrar / Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum [Boston, MA]

Education Specialist / Berkshire Museum [Pittsfield, MA]

Executive Director / Berkshire County Historical Society [Pittsfield, MA]

Mid-Atlantic

Visitor Services and Public Programs Manager / Geneva Historical Society [Geneva, NY]

Exhibition Designer / Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum [Washington DC]

Museum Curator / Cumberland County Historical Society [Carlisle, PA]

Project Manager / Smithsonian National Museum of American History [Washington DC]

Curatorial Fellowship / Philadelphia Museum of Art [Philadelphia, PA]

Southeast

Associate Curator / Reginald F. Lewis Museum [Baltimore, MD]

Associate Director / North Carolina Museum of History [Raleigh, NC]

Academic Programs Manager / The Columbus Museum [Columbus, GA]

Heritage Center Archivist / Loretto Heritage Center [Nerinx, KY]

Director of Marketing & Public Relations / Gunston Hall [Lorton, VA]

Midwest

Mellon Fellow in Photography Conservation / Art Institute [Chicago, IL]

Curator / Luxembourg American Cultural Society [Belgium, WI]

Director of Visitor Services and Accessibility / Missouri Historical Society [St. Louis, MO] 

Museum Educator / National Museum of Toys & Miniatures [Kansas City, MO]

Executive Director / Winona County Historical Society [Winona, MN]

West

Executive Director / Poudre Landmarks Foundation [Fort Collins, CO]

Collections Manager / El Paso Museum of History [El Paso, TX]

Exhibitions Designer / Idaho State Museum [Boise, ID]

Assistant Editor / The Getty [Los Angeles, CA]

Curatorial Practices Specialist / Anchorage Museum Association [Anchorage, AK]

Weekly Job Roundup!

Hello Museum Folks! Here’s the weekly jobs roundup for the week of December 9, 2018

Northeast

Rosenfeld Project Cataloguer / Mystic Seaport Museum [Mystic, CT]

Education Manager / USS Constitution Museum [Boston, MA]

Curatorial Assistant / Williams College Museum of Art [Williamstown, MA]

Communications Content Editor / Yiddish Book Center [Amherst, MA]

Executive Director / Hull Lifesaving Museum [Hull, MA]

Mid-Atlantic

Chief of Exhibits / State Museum of Pennsylvania [Harrisburg, PA]

Director of Interpretation and Education / National Trust for Historic Preservation [Washington DC]

Audience Research Associate / Philadelphia Museum of Art [Philadelphia, PA]

Curator of 20th Century American Art / Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts [Philadelphia, PA]

Executive Director / Oxford Arts Alliance [Oxford, PA]

Southeast

Archivist / South Carolina Department of Archives and History [Columbia, SC]

Curator of Asian Art / Birmingham Museum of Art [Birmingham, AL]

Director of Curatorial Affairs / Artis-Naples [Naples, FL]

Museum Manager / Jekyll Island Authority [Jekyll Island, GA]

National History Day in Kentucky State Coordinator / Kentucky Historical Society [Frankfort, KY]

Midwest

Executive Director / Museum of Danish America [Elk Horn, IA]

Executive Director / Russian Museum of Art [Minneapolis, MN]

Public Information Officer / Missouri Historical Society [St. Louis, MO]

Head of Exhibitions / Saint Louis Art Museum [St. Louis, MO]

Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs / Historic Sites Manager [Des Moines, IA]

West

Collections Manager / Arizona Historical Society [Tucson, AZ]

Content Production Specialist / Getty Trust [Los Angeles, CA]

Archivist / The Chinati Foundation [Marfa, TX]

Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellowship / San Antonio Museum of Art [San Antonio, TX]

Archaeologist / Bishop Museum [Honolulu, HI]

 

 

Weekly Jobs Roundup!

Hope these jobs are a treat! Here’s the roundup for the week of October 28th.

Northeast

Director of Interpretation [Historic Deerfield / Deerfield, MA]

Constituent Information Manager [Historic New England / Haverhill, MA]

Member & Visitor Services Representative [Museum of Fine Arts / Boston, MA]

Data Integration Specialist [Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum / Boston, MA]

Executive Director [Cape Cod Museum of Art / Denis, MA]

Mid-Atlantic

Manager of Learning and Engagement [National Children’s Museum / Washington DC]

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

Assistant Director of Education [National Museum of the American Indian / Washington DC]

Southeast

Research Historian [History Associates Incorporated / Rockville, MD]

Museum Education & Training Specialist [Ringling Museum of Art / Sarasota, FL]

Executive Director [Edith Bolling Wilson Birthplace Museum / Wytheville, VA]

Conservator of Sculpture & Decorative Art [Ringling Museum of Art / Sarasota, FL]

Midwest

Associate Curator of Exhibitions [Sheldon Museum of Art / Lincoln, NE]

Executive Director [Ford Piquette Avenue Plant Museum / Detroit, MI]

Associate Director of Learning [Museum of Contemporary Art / Chicago, IL]

Collections Associate [Obama Foundation / Chicago, IL]

Project Curator [The Henry Ford / Dearborn, MI]

West

Assistant Curator [El Paso Museum of Art / El Paso Texas]

Interpretation and Accessibility Manager [Phoenix Museum of Art / Phoenix, AZ]

Education & Public Engagement Manager [Agua Caliente Cultural Museum / Palm Springs, CA]

Director of Visitor Engagement [SFMOMA / San Francisco, CA]

Associate Curator, South Asian & Islamic Art [San Diego Museum of Art / San Diego, CA]

Paid Internship Opportunity – Geospatial Assistant, Boston Public Library

Intern – Geospatial Assistant, part time

Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center at the Boston Public Library Boston, MA

Position Description:

The Intern – Geospatial Assistant will work with the GIS Map Librarian to create digital resources aimed at facilitating visitors’ discovery of and access to the Leventhal Map & Education Center’s historical map collection. This position will spend on average approximately 1015 hours a week georeferencing and working on digital humanities tools, and approximately 5 hours a week working as a gallery attendant.

This is a part-time position. Compensation: $11/hour during 2018; $12 beginning January 1, 2019. Shift hours will be assigned among the group of Interns with some flexibility to try to accommodate student class schedules. This position is subject to a CORI check.

Intern – Geospatial Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Contribute geographic metadata to a collection of urban atlases spanning from 1861-1965
  • Develop and implement electronic tools that facilitate visitors’ discovery of and access to the Leventhal Center’s historical map collection
  • Develop and implement learning materials such as workshops, tutorials, and library guides in collaboration with Leventhal Center’s Education team
  • Develop programming to increase visibility of library resources
  • Spend approximately five hours per week on-desk, greeting patrons, attending to the gallery, and adhering to the Gallery Attendant Responsibilities
  • Perform general administrative and library tasks

Intern – Gallery Attendant Responsibilities:

  • Arrive ten minutes prior to gallery open time to set up station, unlock doors, check to make sure brochures are filled, and ensure gallery is presentable
  • Greet visitors and make them feel welcome
  • Serve as a point person for researchers, providing reference and directing rare materials requests to appropriate library staff
  • Field questions about map exhibitions and the Center’s collection
  • Lead approximately one gallery tour per month
  • Generate social media content with the goal of promoting the Center
  • Collect and report data on visitor impressions and questions for curators to review
  • Perform general administrative and library tasks
  • Adhere to Intern Expectations and the policies of the Leventhal Map & Education Center and the Boston Public Library.

Required Qualifications:

  • Interest in museums/ and or libraries and geospatial technologies
  • Ability to perform routine tasks on a Windows PC and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to complete detailed work with a high degree of consistency and accuracy
  • Able to respectfully and effectively work with diverse visitors and staff
  • Ability to solve problems independently as well as collaboratively
  • Interest in learning to use unfamiliar tools, software, and hardware
  • Availability of one (1) weekend gallery shift, either Saturday 10 – 5 or Sunday 1 – 5

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience studying GIS (in any discipline), history, public history, library science, or museum studies
  • Interest in UI & UX design, data visualization, or digital humanities
  • Intermediate or Advanced knowledge of desktop GIS and/or web GIS technology
  • Experience with web development, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Leaflet, or D3.js
  • Experience with any of the following: Adobe Creative Cloud, Microsoft Access, Carto, StoryMaps, QGIS, or Github
  • Proficiency in language(s) other than English

To Apply:

Please attach a PDF document including a resume and cover letter to blipton@bpl.org. The applicant’s cover letter should speak to how their particular set of interests and skills will contribute to the goals and responsibilities described in this listing, and to the Leventhal Map Center mission at large.

About the Map Center:

The Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center at the Boston Public Library develops programs  which inspire curiosity and learning among people of all ages by using cartographic materials to illuminate history, geography, world cultures, science, and contemporary issues.

  • We are an independent nonprofit organization in a long-term strategic partnership with the Boston Public Library to advance a shared mission of education and engagement, and to steward the Library’s cartographic collection in concert with its policies.
  • We make resources freely accessible and engaging to the public through our exhibitions, publications, lectures, workshops, classes, family programs, and website.
  • We teach students of all levels, develop and disseminate K-12 lesson plans, and train teachers to use maps effectively and creatively in the classroom.
  • We build, preserve, and digitize the cartographic collections of the Boston Public Library, Norman B. Leventhal, and the Map & Education Center, which date from the 15th century to the present.
  • We supplement the collections with digital material of historical and educational importance from partner institutions and private collections.
  • We promote the use of the collections for academic and public research.
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