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  • 12 Jan 2018 11:13 AM | Karen Lubieniecki

    Position Announcement: Executive Director

    The Laurel Historical Society, a small community history organization in Laurel, Maryland, seeks a energetic, creative, and goal-oriented leader to serve as Executive Director.

     About the Laurel Historical Society:

    The Laurel Historical Society (LHS) operates the Laurel Museum in an 1840s mill workers building which is owned by the City of Laurel. The LHS works to preserve the cultural and historical heritage of Laurel. Its holdings include a substantial collection of artifacts, photographs, documents, and ephemera related to the history of Laurel. The Laurel Museum has an exhibit which changes each year, a research library, Diven’s Den (an interactive discovery area), and a museum shop. The LHS holds approximately 10-15 programs a year, including two STEM-based summer camps. Strong partnerships within the community are vital to the organization.

     Job Description:

    The primary responsibilities of the Executive Director are the management of the LHS, which includes operation of the Laurel Museum, and the management of the LHS Collection. In conjunction with the Board of the LHS and its Executive Committee, the Executive Director undertakes long- and short-range planning, policy development, budget preparation and monitoring, and development of LHS programs and services. The Executive Director manages a part-time assistant and approximately 60-70 volunteers who serve as docents and on established committees that support the core work of the organization. The Executive Director represents the LHS in the community, participates in events which increase awareness of Laurel history and of the LHS, expands community outreach, and performs duties which foster donation of relevant artifacts and funds to the LHS.

     Essential Duties and Responsibilities of the Executive Director:

                         Supervises Paid and Volunteer Staff: Identifies, assigns, and supervises work of the paid part-time assistant and the volunteer staff. Assures that all are appropriately trained and adequate staffing is maintained to meet the LHS needs and objectives. Creates a congenial atmosphere and environment conducive for recruiting and retaining volunteers.

                          Financial records, Reports, and Proposals: Performs ongoing daily financial management as well as long-term planning and reporting. Works with the Board of Directors to develop a yearly budget for the LHS. Oversees bookkeeper; works with bookkeeper and treasurer to maintain all financial records and conduct a yearly review.

                          Planning: Responsible for strategic planning, as well as creating long-term, short-term, and annual goals and objectives for the organization.

                          Exhibits: Works with the Exhibits Committee to develop and implement exhibits for the Laurel Museum and off-site venues.

                          Collection: Works with the Collections Committee to ensure items donated to the LHS are appropriately reviewed, accessioned, conserved, preserved, and cataloged.

                          Community Outreach: Develops programs, community activities, and appropriate meetings which further the mission of the LHS and benefit the community

                           Website, Promotion and Publicity: Promotes LHS and Museum events and activities. Keeps website current.

                          Membership: Works to increase membership numbers and member benefits, and maintains LHS member records on PastPerfect.

                          Development: Sets goals for all major fundraising efforts, tracks totals, and reports to appropriate committees. Works with special event committees (e.g. Gala, Holiday House Tour) to create sponsorship levels as well as solicit and process donations.

                          Grants: Identifies grant opportunities and works to develop government, non-profit, and foundation grants to support the operations of the LHS. Responsible for appropriate monitoring of grants and required reporting.

                          Records: Keeps electronic records in an orderly and accessible system and monitors regular file back-up. Maintains hard-copy files in an organized manner.

                          Facilities, Supplies and Equipment: Coordinates maintenance of the museum building, grounds, and equipment, and provides for safe and reliable operation of the Laurel Museum. Maintains adequate supplies for LHS and Museum operation within budget parameters.

                          Museum Operations and Visitor Services: Regularly meets with Assistant to the Director to oversee coordination of all Museum functions and services. Provides oversight and support as needed to the Assistant, who schedules group tours and coordinates volunteer staffing for regular open hours as well as special tours and events. May conduct some tours and educational programs. Maintains records related to utilization of the Museum.

     

                         Museum Shop: Provides final oversight on shop purchases, timing of shop activities, and setting of prices for the shop.

     

                         Professional Development: Participates in educational activities and museum associations to keep abreast of the latest development in small museum and historical society management.

     

    Skills and Expertise Required:

                         Supervisory skills, especially as relevant to a volunteer staff, financial, and administrative management of an organization

                         Ability to serve as an articulate spokesperson for the LHS

                         Experience in development and fundraising, including foundation and government grants as well as corporate and private donations; demonstrated ability to develop partnerships and identify creative solutions

                         Financial record-keeping skills

                         Knowledge of Museum Professional policies, issues, and strategies

                         Familiarity with PC environment and knowledge of the following applications: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, PastPerfect, QuickBooks, and Dropbox; knowledge of  G Suite helpful

                         Adept at Social Media, especially Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

                         Interpersonal and team interaction skills; ability to work with a diverse community and with standing and ad hoc committees

                         Ability to meet the physical demands of working and transporting materials in an historic building with non-standard stairs

     Qualifications:

    The Executive Director will have a relevant bachelor's degree and 3-5 years' work in a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience, demonstrating ability required to support a non-profit organization and manage service for a small historical society and museum staffed primarily with volunteers.

     Location: The Executive Director will be based at the Laurel Museum in Laurel, Maryland.

     Salary: This is a full time, salaried position, salary range $40,000-$50,000 DOE, which requires some weekend and evening hours.  The work schedule is flexible and some duties may be performed from home.

     Closing date: February 2, 2018

     To Apply: Please submit cover letter and resume to: resumes@laurelhistoricalsociety.org with Executive Director in the subject line. No phone inquiries please.

  • 04 Jan 2018 7:38 PM | Patricia Chesbro

    Palmer Museum of History and Art (PMHA), a small local/regional museum and visitor center, seeks a visionary and innovative Executive Director. This position is responsible for implementing strategies and directing activities of the PMHA and the Palmer Visitors’ Center in downtown Palmer, AK. Our ideal candidate will have museum or comparable nonprofit executive experience, skills in creating and maintaining strategic partnerships, and expertise in grant writing and management. The position supervises employees, budgets resources, and helps the Board of Directors make PMHA a vital part of area culture.


    For more information and a job description please visit http://palmermuseum.org/executive-director-application-duties/

  • 02 Jan 2018 2:02 PM | Evelyn Stewart

    DEFINITION/DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS OF JOB

    Be part of a great team! We are a small museum doing big things. The Curator of Collections & Exhibitions is responsible for the planning and implementation of exhibitions presented through the Masur Museum of Art, and oversees the care and scholarship of the museum’s permanent collection.  This is a senior staff position that reports to the Director of the Masur Museum of Art, and may be responsible for supervision of one or more assistants and temporary staff.  In the absence of the Director, the Curator of Collections & Exhibitions assumes responsibilities for general operations of the Masur Museum of Art.  Serves as liaison with the Exhibition Committee and the Collection Committee of the Twin City Art Foundation.

    EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

    I.   Collections

    • -          Responsible for the care, maintenance, and documentation of collection objects and objects on loan to/from the collection
    • -          Responsible for research on collections and related topics
    • -          Functions as museum liaison with the TCAF Collections Committee
    • -          Makes recommendations to Collections Committee of objects for accession or de-accession; all recommendations must first be approved by the Director
    • -          Maintains information on accessions and de-accessions
    • -          Pursues external funding (including grant writing) for collections management
    • -          Prepares articles on collections activities for inclusion in museum publications and press releases
    • II.  Exhibitions/Registration/Public Programs
    • -          Responsible for the development, implementation, installation, and interpretation of temporary exhibitions
    • -          Pursues external funding (including grant writing) for exhibition activity
    • -          Organizes and implements plans for installation and de-installation of exhibitions, and supervises preparation staff engaged in preparing, mounting, maintaining, and changing permanent collection and temporary exhibitions
    • -          Coordinates and manages details of shipping, crating, packing, transportation, insurance, customs clearance, and storage for collections and exhibitions, and recommendations to Exhibitions Committee of same
    • -          Oversees preparation and maintenance of records of collections and exhibitions inventory, accession and de-accession, condition of permanent collection and loaned objects, insurance valuation of permanent collection and loaned objects, and of activity of objects in collections
    • -          Oversees creation and completion of cataloguing and systems forms for collections and exhibitions
    • -          Oversees preparation of exhibition labels, brochures, text panels, and other education materials
    • -          Oversees maintenance of museum collection’s storage and temporary loan facilities
    • -          Occasional travel to supervise and assist with transportation of collections objects and temporary exhibitions
    • III.  Education & Public Programming
    • -          With museum staff and committees, works to develop, prepare, and promote lectures, gallery talks, presentations, demonstrations, and special events in the areas of the visual arts as needed
    • -          Assists Curator of Education and Public Programs with the development, implementation, and promotion of outreach programs, curriculum resources, and library resources as needed
    • IV.  Public Relations/Promotion
    • -          Maintains positive relations with persons associated with the museum, including, but not limited to, the museum staff, other City of Monroe employees, volunteers, board, the general public, and the media
    • -          Assists in promotions of museum activities with media
    • -          Assists with development and presentation of public programming and civic engagement activities
    • -          Serves on City of Monroe committees and advises said committee(s) as to museum participation and resources
    • V.  Other
    • -          Weekend and evening duties as required
    • -          Performs other duties as assigned by the proper authority
    • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    • Training and Experience
    • -          Bachelor and/or masters degree in studio art, art history, museum studies, or equivalent required.  Holders of bachelor degrees must show four years of relevant professional experience.
    •  
    • Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
    • -          Demonstrated supervisory, public speaking, writing, organizational and interpersonal skills
    • -          Ability to manage multiple, concurrent projects
    • -          Ability to work creatively with staff and volunteers in a team approach in planning and implementation of museum activities
    • -          Knowledge of art handling procedures and registration duties
    • -          Knowledge of current art market and trends
    • -          Knowledge of collecting and exhibiting ethics

    -          Preparator experience highly desirable

    • LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES
    • -          Valid Louisiana Driver’s License
    • Please Note: The Curator, with the Director’s oversight, will present a multi-tiered exhibitions and collections program that emphasizes artists with diverse backgrounds: artists with local, regional, and national reputations. Working with these seemingly disparate groups of artists will lend each other context by elucidating which ideas are most important to the History of Art, as well as culture in general. 

    Salary is $31, 422.56 / year plus benefits

  • 19 Dec 2017 3:17 PM | Laura Heemer

    The Wharton Esherick Museum hosts undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in careers in museums and historic sites for internships which allow students to do professional work and hands-on learning in small museum operations. Interns will develop an understanding of the interrelated roles of small museum departments and may also have the opportunity to develop and work on special projects tailored to their needs.

    Students with strong backgrounds in Fine Arts, Art History, Museum Studies, Museum Education, Arts Administration, Historic Preservation and other related fields are encouraged to apply. Internships may be arranged to accommodate any semester throughout the year ranging from six to twelve weeks depending on school requirements and museum needs. Hours vary depending on placement and availability. Internships are unpaid, though academic credit may be possible. 

    To apply for an internship, submit the following information to Julie Gannaway, Executive Director at julie@whartonesherickmuseum.org. No phone calls, please.

    ·   A cover letter stating which internships you are interested in and the experience you bring to the particular areas, as well as what you hope to gain from an internship at the Wharton Esherick Museum.

    ·  A résumé including a list of relevant coursework.

    ·  Your preferred dates and hours of availability.

    Application Deadlines
    Spring Internships: February 1
    Summer Internships: April 1

    More about the Wharton Esherick Museum: www.whartonesherickmuseum.org

    Collections Management Internship
    The Collections Management Internship is open to graduate and undergraduate students interested in gaining experience in basic collections management practices and protocols including processing objects, object inventory, environmental monitoring, integrated pest management, condition reporting and object documentation, database maintenance, and other duties that contribute to the stewardship of the collections. Interns will work directly with the Museum Curator. A background in Art History, History, Museum Studies, or a related field is required; excellent organizational skills and basic computer literacy are essential. The ideal candidate will be available at least one day or 8-10 hours a week (Monday through Friday) for a period of at least three months. Hours and days are negotiable.

    Marketing & Communications Internship
    The Marketing and Communications internship is open to graduate or undergraduate students interested in gaining experience in communications and marketing for museums and cultural institutions. The Marketing and Communications Intern will assist with all aspects of promoting the Museum, including audience development, media research and planning, writing and editing, social media marketing, event planning, media tracking, data reporting and analysis, and some administrative tasks. A background in Communication and Media Studies, Journalism or a related field is required, as are strong writing and research skills. The ideal candidate will be available at least one day or 8-10 hours a week (Monday through Friday) for a period of at least three months. Hours and days are negotiable.


  • 14 Dec 2017 12:58 PM | Cara Alexander

    As St. Andrew's School enters the quiet phase of an ambitious comprehensive campaign, the School seeks to build an advancement team that can fully support the highest aspirations of the School community. With three new operational and frontline positions already added in 2017, the Advancement Office now seeks to identify candidates for a new major gift officer position to help maximize the impact from philanthropy in the short, medium, and long term.


    The Major Gifts Officer maximizes giving to the School by establishing long-term relationships with a group of assigned, qualified prospects to help them fulfill their passions and interests through their giving to St. Andrew’s School and, in doing so, assure that the School achieves its strategic goals and priorities. The Major Gifts Officer reports directly to the Director of Advancement.


    Key Job Responsibilities

    • Qualify a group of major gift prospects ($100,000 capacity and above), managing a pool of approximately 125-150. Significant travel is expected. A variety of gift officer metrics and activity are used to support success, including visits and close rates.

    • Create individual goals and a solicitation plan for each prospect based on the donor's history of giving and the School’s knowledge of that donor's potential.

      • Prepare reports, briefings materials, correspondence, proposals, and related documents for solicitation of major gift prospects.

      • Schedule joint visits with the head, volunteers, administrative faculty, and teaching faculty when appropriate.

    • Solicit prospects so that as many as possible are retained as continuing donors to the School and are upgraded in their giving and involvement.

    • Support volunteer networks and assist in the identification, recruitment, and training of volunteers as needed.

    • Attend and staff events as required, including some weekend and evening work.

    • Perform other major donor activities as may be required.



    Required skills and abilities:

    • Ability to qualify major gift prospects that represent the highest giving potential for the School, traveling approximately 30 to 40 percent of the time.

    • Ability to create reasonable giving goals for each prospect based on the prospect’s giving history and capacity to give.

    • Ability to create a personal contact and solicitation plan for each prospect that takes into account the individual donor's interest, motivations, giving patterns and ask preferences and then execute in a timely and cost-effective manner.

    • Ability to secure project and organization information and create and write effective proposals and asks.

    • The confidence and skill to artfully ask prospective donors in a face-to-face meeting to make a major financial contribution.


    All interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter to Human Resources Specialist Barb Wilson at hr+adv@standrews-de.org.


  • 12 Dec 2017 5:08 PM | Mark Sutherland

    The Morris County Park Commission, located in Morristown, NJ, seeks a dynamic individual for a full-time Historical Program Specialist at its Fosterfields Living Historical Farm location.   

    The position requires the candidate to assist in the creation of outreach programs, conduct tours, demonstrations, on-site programs for youth and adult groups and the general public throughout the year.  The chosen candidate will develop educational materials for these programs, and assist with training, supervising, and recruiting volunteers.

    Additionally, this position is responsible for the coordination and implementation of events such as, but not limited to the Historic Sites Summer Camp, Paranormal Events, Home School Programs, and various events throughout the season.  

    The candidate will be a graduate of a college or university of recognized standing, with a major program of study in History, American Studies, Museum Studies, or a related field.  A Master’s Degree in Museum Education, Museum Studies, or a related field is required.  The candidate will have at least two years of experience presenting programs at historic sites (preferably in a historic farm setting), the ability to work a flexible schedule, including weekends, and holidays as required,  and have a knowledge of the tools, methods, and theories used in management, historic interpretation, and preservation of historic sites. 

    Salary is $46,164.00 and is part of the Local 32 Union.   A comprehensive benefits package is also included.  The position is full-time, 40 hours per week, including weekends and holidays as assigned.  The candidate must be a resident of New Jersey within 90 days of a hire date.  To apply, go to the following link and go to “How To Apply” https://TinyURL.com/MorrisParksEmployment Please submit by Friday, December 29, 2017.  For more information on the Morris Park Commission and Fosterfields Living Historical Farm, visit morrisparks.net or friendsoffosterfieldsandcoopermill.org

    The Morris County Park Commission is an EOE employer.

  • 21 Oct 2017 4:02 PM | Megan Eves

    The Museum Director is the primary museum professional at The 1890 House Museum in Cortland, NY. They are the public face of the museum and are responsible for maintaining the museum, its collections, its grounds, and its staff.

    The Museum Director will report to the President of the Board of Directors. This position is guaranteed 25 hours per week, at a pay rate of $13/hour.  Additional evening and weekend work for special events is necessary, and will be compensated.

    The duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:


    Administration

    • Oversee the Assistant Director and their duties (and assisting when necessary).
    • Manage and turn in time sheets of employees to the CPA bi-weekly, so they can be turned into payroll.
    • Work with the executive committee in creating a budget.
    • Attend monthly board meetings and give a report on the museum each month.
    • Attend Chamber of Commerce events and other networking events.
    • Track museum figures (visitor, membership, volunteers, interns, community service)
    • Collect profit and donations at the end of the day and put them in the safe.
    • Participate in historic preservation efforts for the museum.
    • Maintain the grounds by shoveling (clearing of each building entrance and sidewalks) during winter months and removing trash and recyclables each Thursday to curb for pick up.
    • Stay up to date on best practices for museum management.
    • Order supplies as needed.

    Public Relations, Marketing, and Events

    • Maintain and manage the museum website, calendars, social media outlets, and communication outlets. Alert the Executive Committee when needed.
    • Serve as the museum’s primary event planner, and manage all bookings with clients.  Manage the operation of events.
    • Advertise events and programs in the local media, on the website, by email, social media outlets.
    • Oversee the quarterly newsletter, monthly e-newsletter and an annual membership letter for annual giving.

    Fundraising
    • Participate in grant writing efforts to support the house and its programs.
    • Recruit and maintain membership for the museum by acting as fundraising and development officer for the museum.
    • Work with Board to set long term goals, develop fundraising efforts and the implementation of both for the museum.

    Other
    • Give public, private and school tours during on and off hours.
    • Conduct historical research on Wickwire family, house, Cortland, local, regional, national and global subjects related to the museum and its events, displays, and collections.
    • Oversee (and, when necessary, develop) educational programming at the museum.

     

    Qualifications for Museum Director:

               

    Education and Experience

    • Bachelor’s Degree in History, Social Studies Education, Art History, Museum Studies or Historic Preservation.  Master’s Degree preferred.

    Or

    • Two years of experience in museum work.

    Or

    • Equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

    Other

    • Should be self-motivated, organized, flexible and detail-oriented.
    • Should have leadership ability, strong writing skills, and an enthusiasm for history.
    • Basic computer skills required.  Experience with Wordpress, Publisher, MailChimp, and social media outlets preferred.
    • The Director must be able to move around the house and grounds, and climb 4 flights of stairs. They should also be able to lift 40lbs and shovel snow, as well as operate snowblowing equipment.


    Please submit a cover letter and resume to Megan Eves, Board President, at megan@the1890house.org, by 5:00pm Eastern time on November 4, 2017.  Please include the director position in the email subject line.


  • 25 Sep 2017 5:54 AM | Bruce Russell

    Havre de Grace Maritime Museum

    100 Lafayette Street

    Have de Grace, Maryland

    E-mail : hdgmaritimemuseum@verizon.net

    The Havre de Grace Martime Museum and Environmental Center (the Museum) (www.hdgmaritimemuseum.org) is accepting applications for a part-time executive director (28 hours per week with flex time).  We are seeking an experienced administrator with strong management, organizational, writing, budgeting and financial management experience and interpersonal skills.  Experience with non-profits and or grant management, social media, volunteers’ management, as well as fund-raising is preferred.

    This position was created by the Board of Directors (the Board) based on the Strategic and Business Plan and a comprehensive staffing needs assessment, as well as on a recent reorganization of the Museum that includes the new Environmental Center. The Museum is currently run by volunteers, contract personnel, and part-time staff. The executive director reports to the President and works with the Board of Directors, the environmental center director, and working committees to manage the day-to-day affairs of the Museum’s operations, programs and activities. Occasional weekend and evening hours are required.

    Qualifications

    Minimum required:  Bachelors degree and five years experience in administration with increasing levels of responsibility.  Three years of practical experience overseeing day-to-day operations of an organization; supervising staff; budget development and management; and liaison/ public engagement of external organizations (e.g., government, other non-profits, local businesses and or unrelated organizations).  Demonstrated competence with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point and graphics programs).

     

    Salary and benefits

     $32,700/year, one week vacation after one year.

    Please provide three references, job history and a succinct letter of interest.  The letter of interest (addressed and e-mailed to the Board of Directors) should provide a statement of your specific interests in the position, your most relevant qualifications and other attributes and qualities that would make you particularly suited to this position.

    Each qualifying candidate will be provided an opportunity to meet with our search committee at the Museum to learn more about the organization and our expectations for the position.

    Advertising closing date:  On or before November 15, 2017

    Hiring start date:  On or before February 1st 2018


  • 22 Sep 2017 2:09 PM | Brian Auer

    JOB SUMMARY

    The Museum Educators may work full-time or part time.  A limited number of Full time positions are open at any time.  All educators begin as part-time, benefit-non-eligible, but when available, and qualified on all of our programs, can be promoted to full time, benefit-eligible status.  Part-time educators may be required to work up to 29 hours a week but are assured of no minimum number of hours per week.  Educators work at all Museum sites, sometimes outdoors and during inclement weather.  Museum Educators are expected to perform all responsibilities, general and specific, of the Museum Guides, as well as to provide presentations, demonstrations, and activities during Museum programs that occur during normal day operations, overnight programs, off-site, and Museum special events.  Museum Educators are directly responsible to the Museum Interpretation Coordinator and frequently, the Museum Education Coordinator

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    Primary Responsibilities

    1.       Museum Educators provide public presentations, tours, and education programs on any of the museum’s sites.  Those sites are: The Sloop-of-War USS Constellation, the WWII submarine USS Torsk; the WWII cutter USCGC Taney; the light ship Chesapeake; and the Seven-foot Knoll Light House.

    2.       Educators are expected to learn and demonstrate mastery of subject matter pursuant to those responsibilities, and they are expected to be able to perform them in a timely manner (within three months) after their date of hire.

    3.       Educators act as the face of the organization, and are required to exhibit positive, friendly interaction and demeanor with visitors and guests always, and are expected to be able to manage their interactions with visitors and conduct themselves accordingly.

    4.       Monitor, provide for, and protect the safety of the vessels themselves and all visitors to them by knowing and following established policies regarding operations. 

    5.       Performing daily, routine duties and custodial maintenance at Museum sites in accordance with museum protocols, directives, and instruction.

     

    Organizational Responsibilities: 

    1. Support museum-sponsored efforts such as, “all-hands” activities/evolutions to include, but not limited to: 4th of July celebration; New Year’s Eve celebration; “Victory Night”, “The Blast,” and Pearl Harbor Day ceremonies.
    2. Museum Educators must be able to do all manner of physical activities associated with boarding and departing the sites, and opening and closing the sites.   
    3. Educators will commonly work catered events that will require working late, sometimes until after midnight, as well as overnight programs which may require working through the night.  During overnight programs, educators will spend the night on the ship to which assigned or, in the case of Constellation overnights, the museum building.
    4. Being an effective co-worker who promotes, by personal example and leadership, a positive work ethic and good morale among ship’s staff and volunteers.
    5. Learning and demonstrating mastery of all shipboard presentations.
    6. Performing all administrative requirements, routine and otherwise, which includes but is not limited to: sign-in/out sheets; site logs; and time sheets.

     

    JOB QUALIFICATIONS

    1. Demonstrates and maintains effective leaderships and a positive work ethic. 
    2. Must effectively handle stress, and demonstrate an ability for decisiveness and quick thinking.  
    3. A Bachelor’s degree in Education, Museum Science, History, or a related field, OR a minimum of 2 years of experience working in a relevant field..(A higher degree may substitute for 1 year of museum programming experience, but does not necessarily increase qualification.)
    4. Must be available weekends, holidays, overnight programs, and special evening programs/events.

     

    WORK ENVIRONMENT

    1. While on duty, wearing the appropriate, clean, and serviceable uniform(s) for the various sites.
    2. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk to various locations and maybe exposed to a variety of outdoor weather conditions.
    3. Various physical activities may be required on occasion including, but not limited to, moderate lifting, pulling lines, operating shipboard equipment, traversing ladders, and navigating spaces with low overheads.

    COMPENSATION

    Base pay: $10/hr, increased to $12/hr upon completion and qualification on all 13 interp. programs

    Overnight Bonus: 10%/hr ($11-$13.20/hr)

    Overnight Leader Bonus: 20%/hr ($12-$14.40/hr)


    PLEASE SUBMIT RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO:

    Amy Ferguson, aferguson@historicships.org


    DISCLAIMER

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

    Living Classrooms Foundation is An Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities, Women, Handicapped Persons are encouraged to apply.

     All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, handicap status, Vietnam era or disabled Veterans status.

  • 22 Sep 2017 3:59 AM | James Levesque

    Looking for Experienced Space Museum Manager and Science and Technology Museum Manager to be part of one of the biggest museum developments in the world.  Project is part of the Kuwait National Cultural Center located in Kuwait City, Kuwait.  The museums are scheduled to open first quarter of 2018.  Must have at least 7 years of operations experience as a Science & Technology or Space Museum Manager and with 3 years of content development and SOP development skills.  Relocation is required to Kuwait.  Great compensation contract package with base salary and accommodations, transport allowance, medical, 3 week paid vacation with one annual flight ticket, relocation allowance and tax free.   

    Museum Information and Video:

    http://www.sshic.com/projects/sheikh-abdullah-al-salem-cultural-centre

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RcvYrCCO5KM

    Please forward your cover letter and resume to:  Jim Levesque, Executive Director Operations, j.levesque@kncd-kw.org

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