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The Natural History Museum of Utah seeks a strong STEM educator and leader characterized as innovative and strategic to manage well-regarded K-12 student and teacher programs and the staff who provide the support and delivery for those programs. Candidates must have a Bachelor's degree in an Education or Learning Sciences related field, four or more years of progressively more responsible management experience, plus a demonstrated understanding of best practices in museum and informal STEM education as well as formal classroom STEM education. Preference given to candidates with experience in learning research and program evaluation, working with diverse audiences and project management. To apply, login to http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/23861.
Autry National Center seeks a Director of Corporate Partnerships. Reporting to the Vice President of Development, the Director of Corporate Partnerships is the lead development officer for the Autry’s annual and capital corporate fundraising efforts. He/she is responsible for developing and implementing an effective plan and strategies for successful grant seeking and corporate fundraising. The Director will identify, research, cultivate and steward relationships with companies based on institutional strategic funding priorities and orchestrate strategic institutional approaches to key corporate partners and prospects. He/she will ensure compliance and fulfillment of corporate grant terms and any reporting activity to the corporation. He/she will develop new corporate alliances while strengthening existing ones. He/she will research new grant opportunities; and plan, develop and prepare proposals to companies and corporate foundations for the museum. Requires a Bachelor’s Degree and five years of experience in corporate fundraising. Please mail or e-mail your résumé and letter of interest to:
Autry National Center
4700 Western Heritage Way Los Angeles, CA 90027-1462
The Autry National Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer
The Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering seeks a Part‐Time Administrator (50%) for the W. M. Keck Earth Science and Mineral Engineering Museum located in the historic Mackay School of Mines Building on the University of Nevada, Reno campus. The Museum houses a world class collection of minerals, ores and fossil specimens, in addition to mining‐related artifacts. A special emphasis is placed on early Nevada mining history with samples from famous mineral districts such as the Comstock Lode, Tonopah and Goldfield. The Museum is also home to part of the famed Mackay Silver Collection, created by Tiffany & Co., for John Mackay in 1878. The ideal candidate for this position will have curatorial and/or administrative experience in a museum or educational institution, and a working knowledge of minerals and mining history. The successful candidate will possess excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, leadership ability in educational outreach; and the ability to manage a graduate research assistant, volunteers and interns and foster a work environment of teamwork and dedication. A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with an emphasis or major in Earth Sciences, or Museum Studies is required. A Bachelor’s degree and three years of experience, Master’s degree and two years, or a Doctorate and one year of experience in the geosciences or museum administration is required. Please apply by June 30, 2013 on E‐Search‐ https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/12890
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts seeks a Senior Exhibitions Manager. This is a key visual arts position which participates in exciting cross-programmatic activities and projects.
• Manage all operational aspects of exhibition production, including planning, scheduling and budgeting.
• Serve as the point-person in the Director’s absence
• Develop and manage exhibition plans and schedules, coordinating internal and external needs and communicate cross-departmentally.
• Manage overall exhibit production workflow.
• Supervise and manage workflow of the Chief Preparator and Registrar.
• Assist the Director of Visual Arts in preparing and maintaining budgets, and tracking expenses for exhibitions.
• Develop and negotiate contracts with artists, guest curators, and contractors.
• Manage production of Visual Arts collateral materials.
• Bachelor’s degree in Visual Arts, Humanities, Art History or similar field of study required.
• Minimum 5 years exhibition management and 3 years supervisory experience in a museum,gallery, or arts organization.
• Familiarity with Mac systems and museum database and design software applications.
Visit www.ybca.org/about/jobs for a comprehensive description of this job. Please email your resume and cover letter in the body of an email to email@example.com. Include Exhibition Manager in the subject line.
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts seeks a Registrar. This is a unique opportunity to work closely with curators in a non-collecting museum environment featuring contemporary artists working in traditional and new forms of art making.
• Manage and oversee tracking, registration, care and handling of art objects including all loans, commissioned works and temporary projects
• Responsible for shipping and receiving of artwork including arrangement for travel of works of art, condition reports and courier duties
• Manage all aspects of the shipment and care of objects for YBCA traveling exhibitions
• Responsible for all contracts with outside vendors related to registrarial projects including insurance policies and government certifications
• Manage exhibition and image archives
• Supervise Assistant Registrar
• Bachelor’s degree in Visual Arts, Art History or equivalent
• 4 years experience as Registrar or similar position
• Experience with art handling, storage, packing, crating and installation
• Experience with museum object database
• Excellent organizational skills
Please visit http://www.ybca.org/about/jobs/registrar for a comprehensive description of this position. Please send a letter of interest and your resume pasted into the body of an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include “Registrar” in the subject line.
The Autry National Center seeks a Senior Director of Development. Reporting to the Vice President of Development, the Senior Director of Development is the lead development officer for individual giving fundraising efforts. He/she will create, execute and lead a comprehensive individual giving program by building a strong, sustainable base of ongoing individual, annual, planned and major donor support through an increase in the overall number of donors and gift amounts. He/she will develop and implement an effective plan and accompanying strategies for securing financial support from a portfolio of 100-125 prospects, including identifying, qualifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding major and planned gifts.
As a part of the overall individual giving program, he/she also will oversee the development, marketing and management of the Autry gift planning program, while cultivating and soliciting gifts by bequest, deferred gift arrangements, gifts of real estate and other complex assets, and other estate and tax planning vehicles in collaboration with other members of the Autry’s fundraising team. The Senior Director will be an experienced major gift fundraiser with a proven track record of successfully interfacing with high net-worth individuals, and of building and nurturing relationships that lead to significant individual and planned gifts. He/she will manage two direct reports.
Autry National Center
4700 Western Heritage Way
Los Angeles, CA 90027
The Autry National Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.