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Education Manager, Youth & Family Programs ($35,000–$45,000)

Position Title:
Education Manager, Youth & Family Programs

Hiring Institution:
The James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art

City, State:
St. Petersburg, FL

Salary/Hourly Compensation:
$35,000–$45,000

Preferred Degree in Area of Study:
B.A. in art museum education, art education, or fine arts. M.A. preferred.

Position Description:
The James Museum seeks an experienced Education Manager to develop and oversee a broad range of programs for youth and family audiences. Reporting to, and working closely with the Director of Education, the Education Manager will develop, implement, and evaluate engaging and innovative programs and educational resources based on the museum’s permanent collection and a rotating schedule of special exhibitions.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
– Develop and implement creative and innovative programs and educational resources for children, such as hands-on art classes, workshops, summer camps, and gallery resources.
– Develop and coordinate inter-generational programs, such as gallery experiences, workshops, and art-making activities; create family-friendly gallery resources, tours and publications.
– Work with the Director of Education and internal teams to plan and execute special events.
– Serve as a museum representative at community programs and outreach events.
– Work with the Director of Education and the curatorial team to create and edit interpretive materials such as catalogs, label text and website content.
– Complete other duties and responsibilities as required.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
– Experience in creating, managing and leading educational programs in an art museum or similar setting, especially gallery-based activities, art camps and workshops, tours and family-friendly events.
– Knowledge of and experience in implementing best practices in art museum education.
– A confident and engaging communicator who is comfortable speaking to groups of children and adults, and able to write for a variety of ages/levels.
– A team-player with strong interpersonal skills. Must have the desire and ability to collaborate with internal teams and cultivate partnerships with external constituencies.
– Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, with the highest attention to detail and quality.
– Proficient with appropriate office software applications, as well as social media platforms. Experience with developing and using educational technology in programs is a plus.
– Able to work a varied schedule, including regular weekends and evenings.

EDUCATION & TRAINING
– B.A. in art museum education, art education, or fine arts. M.A. preferred
– 3-5 years of experience planning and teaching art programs within an arts, education, or cultural institution. Art museum experience strongly preferred.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES
– Demonstrated capacity to work collegially.
– Entrepreneurial spirit that thrives in a changing, fast-paced, high performing world-class organization.
– Exceptional verbal and written communication and outstanding interpersonal skills.
– Must be able to stand and move around public areas of the museum for extended periods of time (reasonable accommodations will be made for qualified candidates with disabilities).

More information about the job can be found here.

Quantified Level of Education vs. Years of Experience is Preferred:
Undergraduate degree with 3-10 years of experience or graduate degree with 0-5 years of experience.

Schedule:
Full Time Non-Traditional Schedule (evenings, weekends, varies week to week)

Benefits Include:
Health Insurance
Paid Vacation
Flexible Schedule
Workplace Mentor
Paid Sick/Personal Days

Interested in hiring:
Applicants ONLY with direct experience to the position
Applicants that can be flexible with their schedule
Applicants who can start right away
A candidate that fits the organization’s internal culture

Closing Date:
Open until Filled

Management Styles of the Organization (you can find the descriptions of each style by following this link):
Management style is Authoritative.

Resumes should be sent to:
Julie Matus at julie.matus@thejamesmuseum.org

Please do not __ to inquire:
Call or drop-in

Name and Title of person to whom the candidates should address applications:
Julie Matus

Include the following with your resume:
Please email cover letter with resume.

Interview Process:
Initial/screening interview by phone. Finalist candidates will interview in person (or by phone for remote candidates) with 1-2 staff members.

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Curator of Collections and Exhibitions ($40,000–$45,000)

Position Title:
Curator of Collections and Exhibitions

Hiring Institution:
Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science and Art

City, State:
Scranton, PA

Salary/Hourly Compensation:
$40,000–$45,000

Preferred Degree in Area of Study:
Any combination of training and experience which is likely to provide the required knowledge and abilities would be acceptable for employment. A typical background would be: A minimum of a Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BS) from a college or university in the field of museum studies, history, art, art history, anthropology, or a related field, a Master Degree is preferred with a minimum of five years of curatorial or collection management experience.

Position Description:
The Curator of Collections and Exhibitions is responsible for the development and management of art collections and all exhibitions at the Everhart Museum.

Duties include:

  • Manage the care and use of the Everhart Museum art collections.
  • Develop a roster of temporary exhibitions that engage existing and target audiences, including translating museum collections in temporary exhibitions.
  • Provide oversight on the maintenance of permanent exhibitions.
  • Oversee and participate in the fabrication, installation, and deinstallation of exhibitions.
  • Work with Programs Department to develop public programs complementary to the exhibitions and collection.
  • Maintain active relationships with artists, community members, lenders, donors, and professional colleagues.
  • Build partnerships that enhance community engagement.
  • Coordinate PR or marketing efforts with the Director of Development & Marketing.
  • Serve as staff liaison to the Collections & Exhibitions Committee of the Board of Trustees. Responsible for preparing meeting agenda and compiling minutes for distribution.

More information about the job can be found here.

Quantified Level of Education vs. Years of Experience is Preferred:
Undergraduate or graduate

Schedule:
Full Time Traditional Schedule (M-F; 9am-5pm)

Benefits Include:

  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Vacation
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Raises (annual, cost of living, performance based, etc.)
  • Professional Development Opportunities (conferences, webinars, coaching, etc.)
  • Team Building Acitivites
  • Annual Holiday Bonus
  • Other: COL and performance based raises are given but not annually

Interested in hiring:

  • Applicants ONLY with direct experience to the position
  • A candidate that fits the organization’s internal culture

Closing Date:
Open until Filled

Management Styles of the Organization (you can find the descriptions of each style by following this link):
Management style is a combination of Authoritative, Participative, and Coaching

Resumes should be sent to:
Aurore Giguet at employment@everhart-museum.org

Please do not __ to inquire:
Call or drop-in

Name and Title of person to whom the candidates should address applications:
Aurore Giguet

Include the following with your resume:

  • A one-page narrative describing interest and experience
  • Names of three references

Interview Process:
The Executive Director will review all applicants. The top five candidates will be interviewed by the Executive Director, the top three will be brought in to meet staff and select Board Members. The final hiring decision is made by the Executive Director after receiving input from staff and board.

Interview Follow Up:

  • It’s okay to email if we haven’t gotten back to applicants in the time we said we would.
  • We expect a thank you email after applicants have been interviewed
  • We expect a thank you letter/card after applicants have been interviewed

Applicants WILL be:

  • Notified if they do not get the job
  • Notified if the decision is taking longer than anticipated

Guest Experience Associate ($16 / hour)

Position Title:
Guest Experience Associate

Hiring Institution:
The Walt Disney Family Museum

City, State:
San Francisco, CA

Salary/Hourly Compensation:
$16.00 / hour

Preferred Degree in Area of Study:
High school diploma

Position Description:
Guest Experience Associates offer exemplary guest service to the general public while facilitating guest operations and engagement. Guest Experience Associates engage guests to create an exceptional Museum experience through in-gallery talks and Museum content engagement. In addition, Guest Experience Associates offer guest service support in a variety of operational roles including gallery entrance, coat check, special exhibitions and museum galleries. More information about the job can be found here.

Quantified Level of Education vs. Years of Experience is Preferred:
High school diploma

Schedule:
Full Time non-Traditional Schedule (evenings, weekends, varies week to week)

Benefits Include:
Health Insurance
Paid Vacation
Paid Sick/Personal Days

Interested in hiring:
Applicants who can start right away

Closing Date:
Open until Filled

Management Styles of the Organization (you can find the descriptions of each style by following this link):
Directive

Resumes should be sent to:
careers@wdfmuseum.org

Please do not __ to inquire:
Call

Name and Title of person to whom the candidates should address applications:
N/A

Include the following with your resume:
Cover Letter

Interview Process:
2 rounds of interviews. First, call with HR. Second, on-site meeting with Hiring Manager and two other related managers.

Interview Follow Up:
It’s okay to email if we haven’t gotten back to applicants in the time we said we would

Fidelity Corporate Art Internship ($16.25-21.75 / hour)

Position Title
Fidelity Corporate Art Internship

Hiring Institution:
Fidelity Investments-Corporate Services, Fidelity Real Estate Company

City, State:
Boston, MA

Salary/Hourly Compensation:
$16.25-21.75 / hour

Preferred Degree in Area of Study:
Art History, Fine Art, Architectural History or related subjects

Position Description:
You will be working primarily with curators and art Programming Specialist to research artists, draft label copy, and write blog posts related to the art collection. Also, support educational events and update artist database records. You will assist with operations and registration to facilitate behind-the-scenes planning, organization, communication, and execution of departmental collections management projects. Based on experience level, you could also provide support as needed to the broader Corporate Art Group. Full description and link to position can be found here.

Quantified Level of Education vs. Years of Experience is Preferred:
Undergraduate or graduate

Schedule:
Full Time Traditional Schedule (M-F; 9am-5pm)

Benefits Include:
N/A

Interested in hiring:
Applicants with art industry experience

Closing Date:
4.27.18

Management Styles of the Organization (you can find the descriptions of each style by following this link):
N/A

Resumes should be sent to:
Please submit resumes via job portal here.

Please do not __ to inquire:
Call

Name and Title of person to whom the candidates should address applications:
Brittany Bye, University Talent Acquisition Consultant

Include the following with your resume:
Cover Letter, 200 word writing sample MAY be requested

Interview Process:

First round will be phone interview, finalist will interview in a group

Interview Follow Up:
N/A

Applicants WILL be notified if they do not get the job

Development Programs Manager ($45,000–$60,000)

Position Title
Development Programs Manager

Hiring Institution
Door County Maritime Museum

City, State
Sturgeon Bay, WI

Salary/Hourly Compensation
$45,000–$60,000

Position Description
This position creates, sustains, coordinates, and oversees the strategic approach and tactical implementation of fundraising programs. Primary responsibilities include cultivating sponsor relationships, soliciting donations, coordinating volunteers for various fundraising projects, and sustaining fundraising programs. Full description and link to position can be found here. 

Duties include:

  1. Annual Fundraising Plan
    • Draft the annual Fund Development Plan, and collaboratively review it with the Executive Director and the Fundraising Committee.
    • Implement the Fund Development Plan in accordance with ethical fundraising principles.
    • Monitor and evaluate all fundraising activities to ensure that the fundraising goals in support if the museum’s strategic direction are being achieved.
    • Monitor trends in the community or region and adapt fundraising as necessary.
  2. Development Activities
    • Develop and manage schedules for various fundraising activities to ensure strategic plans and fundraising processes are carried out in a timely manner.
    • Identify foundations and governmental programs for potential support of DCMM programs. Prepare and submit grant applications to generate funds for the Museum.
    • Oversee the planning and execution of special fundraising events as specified in the plan to generate funds for the Museum.
    • Identify and develop corporate, community, and individual prospects for the Museum fundraising priorities.
    • Administer the museum’s donor mailing list and database, and ensure the privacy and confidentiality of donor information restricted to specific individuals as defined by the Executive Director.
  3. Development Program Financial
    • Develop and gain approval for an annual budget of the fundraising programs.
    • Prepare regular reports on fundraising projects’ progress, receipts, expenditures, and net profit.
    • Monitor program finances and analyze reports.
    • Seek continual improvements to the projects to optimize profitability.
  4. Philanthropy Promotion
    • Create and sustain a culture of philanthropy among the staff and Board members through periodic, frequent counseling and coaching sessions in fundraising techniques & conveying non-profit success stories.
    • Foster an understanding of philanthropy within the Museum’s staff and Board.
    • Promote the Museum to its members, volunteers, and community stakeholders to maximize public awareness of the fundraising activities of the Museum.

Applicants ONLY with direct experience to the position, Applicants who can start right away, A candidate that fits the organization’s internal culture.

Quantified Level of Education vs. Years of Experience is Preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, public relations, or non-profit leadership
  • Four (4) years experience in non-profit 501(c)3 development work
  • Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation is an asset

Schedule
Full Time Traditional Schedule (M-F; 9am-5pm)

Benefits Include
Paid Vacation, Flexible Schedule, Professional Development Opportunities (conferences, webinars, coaching, etc.), Paid Sick/Personal Days

Closing Date
Open until filled

Management Styles of the Organization (you can find the descriptions of each style by following this link)
Management style is Directive.

Resumes should be sent to
Amy Paul at apaul@dcmm.org

Include the following with your resume
References

Interview Process
Initial phone interview and longer interview either in person or phone.

Applicants WILL be notified if they do not get the job.

Curator of Collections and Exhibitions ($40,000 – $45,000)

Position Title
Curator of Collections and Exhibitions

Hiring Institution
Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science and Art

City, State
Scranton, PA

Salary/Hourly Compensation
$40,000 – $45,000

Position Description
The Curator of Collections and Exhibitions is responsible for the development and management of art collections and all exhibitions at the Everhart Museum. Full description and link to position can be found here. 

Duties include:
o Manage the care and use of the Everhart Museum art collections.
o Develop a roster of temporary exhibitions that engage existing and target audiences, including translating museum collections in temporary exhibitions.
o Provide oversight on the maintenance of permanent exhibitions.
o Oversee and participate in the fabrication, installation, and deinstallation of exhibitions.
o Work with Programs Department to develop public programs complementary to the exhibitions and collection.
o Maintain active relationships with artists, community members, lenders, donors, and professional colleagues.
o Build partnerships that enhance community engagement.
o Coordinate PR or marketing efforts with the Director of Development & Marketing.
o Serve as staff liaison to the Collections & Exhibitions Committee of the Board of Trustees. Responsible for preparing meeting agenda and compiling minutes for distribution.

Preferred Degree in Area of Study
Any combination of training and experience which is likely to provide the required knowledge and abilities would be acceptable for employment. A typical background would be: A minimum of a Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BS) from a college or university in the field of museum studies, history, art, art history, anthropology, or a related field, a Master Degree is preferred with a minimum of five years of curatorial or collection management experience.

Interested in hiring applicants ONLY with direct experience to the position and individuals that fit the organization’s internal culture.

Quantified Level of Education vs. Years of Experience is Preferred
5-10 or Bachelors, 3-5 years or Masters

Schedule
Full Time Traditional Schedule (M-F; 9am-5pm)

Benefits Include
Health Insurance, Paid Vacation, Flexible Schedule, Raises (annual, cost of living, performance based, etc.), Professional Development Opportunities (conferences, webinars, coaching, etc.), Team Building Activities, Annual Holiday Bonus, COL and performance based raises are given but not annually

Closing Date 
Open until filled

Management Styles of the Organization (you can find the descriptions of each style by following this link)
Management style is a combination of Authoritative, Participative, and Coaching

 

Applicants should submit a resume, a one-page narrative describing interest and experience, and the names of three references.

Resumes should be sent to
Aurore Giguet at employment@everhart-museum.org

Include the following with your resume
References, one-page narrative describing interest and experience

Interview Process
The Executive Director will review all applicants. The top five candidates will be interviewed by the Executive Director, the top three will be brought in to meet staff and select Board Members. The final hiring decision is made by the Executive Director after receiving input from staff and board.

Interview Follow Up 
It’s okay to email if we haven’t gotten back to applicants in the time we said we would, We expect a thank you email after applicants have been interviewed, We expect a thank you letter/card after applicants have been interviewed

Please do not call or drop in to inquire about this position.

Applicants WILL be notified if they do not get the job, notified if the decision is taking longer than anticipated