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The Santa Barbara Historical Museum seeks a dynamic and energetic Executive Director. The ideal candidate will expand the Museum’s mission and community presence through his/her development expertise, innovative revenue-building programs, successful public relations, knowledge of museum standards and practices, and experience in overseeing the curatorial, interpretive, educational, publications and research functions of a museum. The candidate will also be highly organized, efficient, resourceful, attentive to detail, skilled in facilitating meetings, and be able to professionally represent the Museum in all endeavors. The position reports to the Board of Trustees. For more information, please send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
Bowen Productions, Inc. seeks a Planetarium and Exhibit Systems Specialist for their well-known, internationally respected firm.
• To design and install all-dome and standard projection, audio, video, lighting and control systems. Includes programming systems and shows, and client training for above applications.
• To provide client demos, training, and phone support for the exciting new Bowen Productions AstroFX/ExhibitFX family of systems.
Bowen Productions realizes that our company is on the front edge of development of many new technologies, and as such, we and our development partnering firms will provide certain specific schooling/training to enhance applicant’s knowledge base. We include sensible work hours, bonus programs plus paid vacations, group insurance program.
Applicant should inspect the Bowen Productions web site at www.bowentechnovation.com. Please contact Mark Trotter at Bowen Productions for this information. 317-863-0525 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Charles M. Schulz Museum seeks a Project Assistant for Digital Collections. Reporting to the Collections Manager and the Archivist, the Project Assistant is responsible for refining existing cataloging records within an internal content management system. This is in preparation for the launch of a publicly searchable online database.
• Identifying fields from PastPerfect to make available in an online format.
• Editing descriptive content for spelling, grammar, and accuracy.
• Reviewing and revising authority files for consistency.
• Reviewing records for consistency amongst comparable collection items.
• Watermarking of images.
• Collaboration with the Web Editor to revise descriptive content of collections landing pages.
• Identification of objects with relational values within the database, and determining how best to communicate that information via the online database.
• Researching copyright information for Charles M. Schulz tribute artwork, and photography
• Scanning photographs, books, and magazines.
• A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university in a related field.
• Proficiency with PastPerfect Museum Software, Microsoft Office, and Adobe Photoshop.
• Strong written, oral, and interpersonal skills.
• Attention to detail and accuracy.
• Digital imaging skills.
• Ability to work within a team.
• Exceptional organization.
• Knowledge of standard museum registration practices.
• Experience with art handling and knowledge of best practices.
This is a temporary, full-time hourly position requiring 40 hours per week, not to extend beyond one year. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:
Charles M. Schulz Museum
2301 Hardies Lane
Santa Rosa, California 95403
The University of Alabama seeks an experienced museum administrator to serve as Executive Director of The University of Alabama Museums. The Executive Director oversees The University’s museum system, which includes the Alabama Museum of Natural History, Moundville Archaeological Park, Gorgas House, Museum Collections, and the Emmy award winning television program Discovering Alabama. Candidates should have an understanding of museum policies and practices and proven skill in management, communication, and strategic and fiscal planning. We seek a candidate with a progressive vision open to growth and change in the museum system. Qualified candidates must have a doctorate and at least five years’ experience in museum administration or equivalent experience in a related capacity. They should show a successful record in public and private fund-raising, mission design and implementation, policy and program development, and personnel and budget management. The successful candidate will administer a complex array of museums, and is expected to serve as their advocate on and off campus. The candidate must demonstrate exceptional interpersonal skills to enable her/him to work effectively with academic units and external support groups including the Museum Board of Regents. For a complete description with application instructions, please visit: https://staffjobs.ua.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=503852 Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks an Associate Curator to develop, oversee and interpret one or more collections thru acquisition, exhibitions, original research, interpretation and publication. May verify value of objects and recommend for collection. Ensures objects properly researched, documented, and installed. Exhibition planning, design, and fabrication. Maintains extensive, international, professional relationships in the museum and art worlds. Uses scholarly background to be a resource to visitors and staff and to advise in development, execution, and supervision of art education/information programs. REQUIRED: Masters Degree in Art History (or foreign equivalent) plus 48 months of prior experience as an Associate Curator or in a related field. If hired, proof of U.S. work authorization is required. Interview/job site: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA. Must apply online at: https://jobs-getty.icims.com/jobs/intro
The City of Ketchikan, Alaska seeks a multi-talented individual to run the Museum Department’s Programs Division. A Bachelor’s degree and at least three years museum programming experience are required. Applicants should be passionate about education, skilled leaders, excellent communicators, creative, community-minded, organized, and computer-facile (publishing and design). The individual selected will supervise two permanent staff and seasonal interpretive guides; participate in exhibit planning/installation; develop and manage budgets; and oversee facility management. The Department operates two museums with a shared staff - teamwork and the willingness to wear many hats is essential.
Ketchikan is an island community of 13,500 located in Southeast Alaska, accessible only by air (1.75 hours from Seattle) or Alaska State Ferry. The climate is mild, but rainy. Spectacular natural beauty, small town life, vibrant arts scene, and outdoor activities are reasons why people love to live here. Ketchikan is a major day port for cruise ships visiting Alaska; nearly a million cruise passengers visit each summer.
Full job description and City of Ketchikan employment application (REQUIRED) are available at http://www.egovlink.com/ketchikan/postings.asp?listtype=JOB or Ketchikan City Hall, 334 Front Street. Direct inquiries and supplemental information to Lacey Simpson, Museum Director email@example.com. Open until filled. $4,086.12 – 4,602.97/month, DOE. Generous benefits. EOE/AA.
The USS Hornet Museum seeks summer student interns to help develop curriculum for our STEM TO STERN PROGRAM. The Stem to Stern is a day program designed for visiting grades 8th through 12th. Now is your chance to spend the summer working on a historical WWII Aircraft Carrier!
*Student of mathematic or science background preferred
* Be a junior or senior at a four-year college/university, graduate student, or recent college graduate
* Have excellent writing and communication skills
* MUST be able to work independently under direct supervision
* Prior experience with PR and non-profits a plus, but not required
* The intern will promote awareness about the museum’s Stem to Stern program and Education Department by performing the following duties:
* Writing science and mathematical curriculum based on California Department Education Standards for 8th through 12th grades using various locations on ship for inspiration.
* Knowledge of physics and Calculus
THIS IS A UNPAID INTERNSHIP. The USS Hornet Museum can offer flexibility to your summer schedule. The Aircraft Carrier Hornet Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit organization. Proceeds benefit the ongoing restoration and educational programs of the museum. Please fax resumes to 510 521-8327. Or email to: Heidi.Schave@uss-hornet.org
The Utah Museum of Contemporary Art seeks an individual with an enthusiasm and passion for contemporary art to assume the position of Executive Director. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Trustees, and is responsible for initiating and implementing programs and policies; fundraising and donor/sponsor programs and relations; overseeing the day-to-day operation of the Museum; ensuring its financial stability; pursuing audience growth and community integration; and evaluating and supporting staff and programming needs and goals. The Executive Director manages a full-time staff of nine and an operating budget approaching $1,000,000, and works with a board of 13 artists, professionals and arts patrons.
Requirements: An advanced degree in a relevant field of study (e.g., art, art history, curatorial studies, art education, or other relevant field of study), and significant (at least five to seven years) operating experience managing an institutional staff or department (e.g., director, assistant director or curator of a contemporary visual art center, art museum, university art gallery or other relevant institution). The successful candidate will have appropriate experience with fund-raising, working with boards, municipal governments, arts councils and community foundations; human resources management, including strong interpersonal and leadership skills; and development and implementation of annual budget.
Please send letter of application, current resume, and salary history to: Maggie Willis, Interim Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.