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Museum Job Roundup 11/20/23

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Looking for a *Revolutionary* Summer Job in Boston?

As I approach my graduation from the History and Museum Studies program here at Tufts, I’m reflecting on the past two years — on all I have learned and experienced, the ways I’ve grown, the incredible people I’ve met, the powerful museums I’ve visited. I’m also reflecting on my time as an editor on this blog, which, all too quickly, is also coming to an end.

Astute readers may remember that my first post as History editor, way back in June 2021, was about one of my favorite museum experiences in Boston: an afternoon at the Old State House. Most commonly known as the building that loomed over a group of British soldiers and American colonists on March 5th, 1770 during the infamous Boston Massacre, it’s an impactful place even just to see in person.

The Old State House — one of my favorite places in Boston.

One can imagine, then, what a thrill it is to be at this museum every day, surrounded by its rich history and immersed in its vision for the future, characterized by true equality and the fulfillment of the American Revolution’s promises for, at last, all people.

For the past several weeks, that has been my experience — I’m working as a supervisor on the retail team at Revolutionary Spaces — and it could be yours, too. I feel as though I have come full circle, from writing about this museum I love to working in it. And the good news is that they are still looking for many more people to join the team! In preparation for their always-busy summer season, Revolutionary Spaces is currently hiring people in numerous departments.

The beautifully reverent Old South Meeting House, where famous congregants included Phillis Wheatley, Ben Franklin, and Sam Adams — and where the latter gave the signal for the Sons of Liberty to storm the harbor and commence the Boston Tea Party in 1773.

An organization that formed in early 2020 when the Bostonian Society and the Old South Association merged, Revolutionary Spaces seeks to bring “people together to explore the American struggle to create and sustain a free society” by stewarding both the Old State House and the Old South Meeting House. As the seat of colonial British governance and a chosen gathering place of American revolutionaries, respectively, these two historic buildings exist in perpetual conversation with one another. Visitors gain admission to both sites when they buy tickets, allowing them to explore reverent, engaging exhibits and talk with passionate, knowledgable staff. Through interpretation of the Old State House and the Old South Meeting House, Revolutionary Spaces provides a truly unique Bostonian and American experience.

If you are interested in becoming a part of this special organization, consider applying to one of the many positions they have open this summer! Check out these links to learn more about how to apply for the positions of Retail SupervisorRetail Staff, Development Manager, and Development of Marketing & Communications. On the historic interpretation side, the visitor experience staff is also hiring!

Not a bad view on the walk to work, in my opinion.

I have only been working at Revolutionary Spaces for a few weeks, but I already feel so welcome and inspired by the special community they have created. If you like the idea of spending every day immersed in the world of the Old State House and the Old South Meeting House, I highly recommend applying to Revolutionary Spaces.

Weekly Job Roundup







Weekly Job Roundup

Welcome to this week’s roundup of exciting opportunities!







Two New Job Postings at the Fitchburg Art Museum

The Fitchburg Art Museum is hiring a Director of Education and a Part-time Development Assistant—check out both job descriptions below!

About FAM

The Fitchburg Art Museum is a catalyst for learning, creativity, and community building. We accomplish this mission with art historical collections and exhibitions, special exhibitions of contemporary New England art, education programs, public art projects, community partnerships, and creative economy initiatives. All decisions, initiatives, projects, and programs at the Fitchburg Art Museum reflect our commitment to art, education, and the greater community.

FAM is located in four buildings across a city block in downtown Fitchburg, in North Central Massachusetts. Our varied collection of over 7,000 objects includes particular strengths in American Art, African Art and photography. FAM maintains 12,000 square feet of exhibition space, presents three major special exhibitions of New England contemporary art annually, and periodically re-installs selected permanent collection galleries.

Director of Education


The Fitchburg Art Museum (FAM) seeks an experienced, dynamic, and creative Director of Education (DoE) to manage and provide vision for our Education Department.

FAM is fully committed to equity in all aspects of museum practice and is a leader in the growing movement to make art museums more relevant and responsive to their immediate communities. FAM works closely with multiple partners to improve the quality of life and community health in our region, and we seek to continually grow and learn from the communities that we serve. FAM is a visionary leader in developing programs for underserved audiences, as well as for our city’s 35% Latino community.

FAM’s new DoE will lead, oversee, and expand school, community, and interpretive programs, guided by a collaborative, partnership approach.

Specifically, the DoE will:

  • Build on our work with the Fitchburg Public Schools, including curriculum development tied to our permanent collection, teacher training, in-school programs, and our recently established neighborhood arts-based after-school program.
  • Expand FAM’s art-based Community Education Program, which currently includes programs for people with memory loss, people in recovery from addiction, and children and families in Head Start. The new DoE will forge new relationships with other communities underserved by the Museum in the past to co-create new programs.
  • Work with the Museum Director to further integrate art therapy into FAM programs.
  • Creatively manage FAM’s interactive in-gallery education programs, working in close collaboration with our Curatorial Department.
  • Take the lead on ensuring and enhancing museum accessibility.

The DoE reports to the Museum Director and is a key member of the senior leadership team. The DoE supervises a School Programs Manager (FT), Director of Docents (PT), and interns, and works closely with FAM’s Curatorial Department and a small but passionately devoted professional staff. The DoE is the staff liaison to the FAM Trustees’ Education Committee, and will serve on the 2023-2027 Strategic Plan Steering Committee.


The successful candidate will have:

  • Significant museum experience, familiarity with contemporary art as well as a broad general knowledge of art history, and an understanding of the full range of current museum education theory and practice.
  • Excellent leadership, communications, and organization skills, and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Experience advancing and advocating for diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility.
  • A successful track record of partnering with community organizations to create programs for new audiences and clients.
  • Knowledge of current Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks.
  • Knowledge of program evaluation techniques.
  • Advanced interpersonal skills, emotional intelligence, and empathy. Spanish language fluency is also desired.


$50,000 – $60,000/year, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To apply

To apply, please send a letter of interest, CV, and three references to FAM Director Nick Capasso at ncapasso@fitchburgartmuseum.org. FAM seeks to fill this position by April 1, 2022. Interviews will commence in February 2022.

Part-time Development Assistant


The Development Assistant will advance the development efforts of the Fitchburg Art Museum by providing administrative support in the development department, primarily through gift processing, acknowledgements, and maintaining accurate and complete records in the constituent management database, Altru, a Blackbaud product.

Please note: This is a one-year part-time contract position with the possibility of becoming a permanent position after the first year. 18-20 hours/week, primarily on-site in Fitchburg.

Responsibilities and Duties

Working with the Manager of Membership and Events:

  • Maintains and updates member, donor, and prospect records in Altru.
  • Processes memberships (including entering into the Altru database and producing membership cards/packets) for both individual and corporate memberships.
  • Processes Annual Fund gifts and acknowledgements.
  • Processes revenue and acknowledgements for events.
  • Assists with other development mailings, filing, and events as needed.


  • Works with the Director of Development on prospect research and management, and other special projects as assigned.
  • Attends meetings of the Development Department and FAM staff meetings.
  • Serves as back-up, when schedule allows, for the admissions desk.


  • Experience in an administrative/office role.
  • Experience with data entry in a constituent database.
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint preferred.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding donor information.
  • Success working in a team environment.
  • Strong attention to detail, accuracy, ability to be a self-starter and to multi-task.
  • Spanish language a plus.



To apply

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, CV or resume, and the names and contact information for 2 references by email to Rebecca Wright at rwright@fitchburgartmuseum.org by January 14, 2022.

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