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SMA supports efforts to increase diversity and equity within the museum field. As a sign of that support, we require all postings on our Job Board to include salary information. Postings without salary information will be removed and the posting organization will be notified that they are welcome to re-post the opportunity if they are willing to include the required information.  

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  • 11 Jan 2022 4:23 PM | Samantha Ferris
    Site: Riversdale House Museum, Riverdale Park, MD
    Status: Part-Time (up to 30 hours per week, year-round)

    Compensation: $15-$17/hr
    To apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mncppc?keywords=riversdale 

    Description

    The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Prince George’s County Department of Parks and Recreation, Natural and Historical Resources Division is currently seeking a part-time year-round Museum Program Coordinator for the Riversdale House Museum located in Riverdale, MD.

    Riversdale House Museum, a circa 1801 National Historic Landmark, seeks a dynamic and creative education coordinator to join our team. Built for Henri J. Stier, Riversdale interprets life starting in early Federal America through the Civil War. Stier’s daughter, Rosalie and her husband, George Calvert, raised their family on the site which was operated through free labor by enslaved and indentured workers. Included in the interpretation is the story of Adam Francis Plummer, an enslaved man who lived and worked at Riversdale. Rich in primary sources, the Museum’s interpretation spans American, African American, women’s, state, and local histories highlighted in its programming, tours, and exhibitions. Today, the Museum is transforming its traditional narrative into one that is more inclusive, diverse, and relevant through the development of impactful interpretation that better connects with current and new audiences.

    Responsibilities are separated into two primary categories – educational and administrative. Riversdale House Museum employs a small team with many projects and responsibilities that are team-based, the candidate will often be delegated individual tasks. The successful candidate will be responsible for researching, creating, coordinating, implementing, and providing support for public programs, activities, special events, and exhibitions. The candidate will be able to work independently and satisfactorily complete these tasks and meet deadlines.  This position pays at a rate of $15.00/hr to $17.00/hr dependent on experience and qualifications.


    This candidate will support the Riversdale House Museum in upholding the four strategic pillars of the Natural and Historic Resources Division (NHRD).
    1. Enhance the Visitor Experience: Quality and Quantity
    2. Leave a Legacy: Transforming Education into Activism
    3. Strengthen Inclusivity, Diversity, and Belonging
    4. Act with Honesty, Integrity, Respect, and Trust
     Examples of Important Duties

    Educational Responsibilities:

    • Research, create, coordinate, implement, and provide support for history-based public programs, activities, special events, and exhibits.
    • Develop, write, and implement educational lesson plans for K-12 classrooms.
    • Develop and run workshops for educators, including teachers, professors, principals, and homeschool associations. 
    • Provide support to volunteer coordinator to run appropriate trainings for corps. 
    • Develop and implement Scout programming aligned with current badge requirements.

    Administrative Responsibilities:

    • Serve as front-line staff during museum open hours and special tours, providing tour introductions and guided tours on an as-needed basis.
    • Create interpretive and promotional materials, including flyers, press releases, website marketing and print materials, and maintain updated online and print calendars. 
    • Sell tickets, process payments and registrations, and take required training for point of sale software.
    • Schedule programs, meetings, field trips, and tours and communicate with various types of guests (renters, donors, visitors, families, colleagues, etc.) in a professional manner.
    • With staff, maintain administrative calendars and spreadsheets, schedule rental setups, and associated tasks.

    Candidate will:

    • Be a self-starter and able to multi-task. 
    • Possess excellent organizational and communication skills.
    • Learn the basic history of the site and complete formal docent training.
    • Be comfortable interacting with the public while serving as front line staff during open hours and special events. 
    • Be willing to perform other duties as assigned.
    Minimum Qualifications
    • Must be at least 21 years old with a valid government issued driver’s license. 
    • Completed or be enrolled in an undergraduate degree program. A major in history, education, museum education, museum studies, or a related field preferred.
    • Specialized knowledge and experience in 19th century U.S. History, African American History, African American Studies or Ethnic Studies desirable.
    • Familiarity with current federal and state curriculum guidelines, elementary education teaching methodologies, and ability to develop curriculum for education programming and conducting school field trips and other education-focused tours and workshops.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud a plus.
    • Bilingual abilities a plus.
    • Ability to lift 25 pounds and comfortably navigate stairs.
    • Ability to work outdoor events in a variety of weather conditions
    Supplemental Information
    • The position is part time, up to 30 hours a week, with some evenings and weekends required.
    • Position does not qualify for benefits.
    • A background investigation will be completed prior to hire.
    • Person(s) hired for this position must provide proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (with limited religious or medical exceptions).  
    COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY, EQUITY, ACCESSIBILITY & INCLUSION
    M-NCPPC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, gender identity, age, class, sexuality, religion, ability, or national origin.


  • 07 Jan 2022 10:51 AM | Emily Martin

    Position Description

    The Maryland Center for History and Culture (MCHC) seeks a dynamic team member to join our Museum Department as the Exhibition Specialist. Reporting to the Director of Collections, this position will serve as project manager for the robust exhibition schedule at MCHC, provide key services to exhibition installation and upkeep, and work closely with the Vice President of Collections and Interpretation on all exhibitions functions. Our new team member will not only help with exhibitions but also institutional collection management initiatives including an upcoming large-scale collection move.

    Responsibilities

    • Oversee the physical development of exhibitions including:
      • Setting and maintaining project schedules;
      • Coordinating and overseeing outside contractors including designers, fabricators, and art handlers;
      • Overseeing the physical installation process;
      • Coordinate photography;
      • Tracking exhibition activities in the collection management system, PastPerfect;
      • Organizing exhibition-related documents;
      • Maintaining the condition of exhibitions as needed;
      • Managing the exhibition budgets;
      • Maintaining adequate exhibition-related supplies;
    • Assist in Exhibition fabrication including:
      • Fabricating and mounting labels;
      • Assisting with graphics production as needed for installations;
      • Designing and installing all exhibition lighting;
      • Making mounts for installations, as needed;
      • Developing floor plans and elevations, as needed;
    • ·         Miscellaneous
    • o    Add metadata to digital objects for review;
    • o    Assist with imaging services and patron requests;
    • o   Art handling.

    Qualifications

    • ·         3+ years of experience in museum exhibitions;
    • ·         Excellent communication skills and knowledge of best practices for collections care;
    • ·         Strong knowledge of exhibition standards;
    • ·         Working knowledge of Past Perfect preferred;
    • ·         Experience with power tools preferred;
    • ·         Mount-making experience preferred;
    • ·         Ability to lift 75 pounds.

    About the Position

    This is a full-time, salaried position with benefits with occasional evening and weekend hours. The salary range is $40,000 -42,000 annually. The final salary will be determined based on the experience and qualifications of the successful candidate.

    How to Apply

    Please email a cover letter, resume with contacts of three professional supervisory references to jobs@mdhistory.org. Subject line: Exhibition Specialist. Incomplete applications may not be considered. No phone calls, please.

    About MCHC

    The Maryland Center for History and Culture is an equal opportunity employer that seeks to educate people of all ages about the American experience through the rich history of Maryland using their collections and to preserve important objects and archival materials from prehistoric Maryland to the present day. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or any other status protected by law and strongly encourage all qualified professionals to apply.

    The Maryland Center for History and Culture collects, preserves, and interprets the history, art, and culture of Maryland. By exploring multiple perspectives and sharing national stories through the lens of Maryland, MCHC inspires critical thinking, creativity, and community. Learn more at mdhistory.org.


  • 06 Jan 2022 8:06 PM | Eric Moraczewski

    Position Title:  Director of Education and Programs

    Reports to: President and CEO

    Status: Full time regular

    Compensation: Salary, starting at Pay Range $60,000 - $65,000


    Organizational Description: 

    America’s Black Holocaust Museum was founded by Dr. James Cameron.  Dr. Cameron is one of few known survivors of lynching in American History.  His life experience and passion created ABHM with an interest in educating and sharing.  Today, ABHM promotes a space for reconciliation and healing in order to promote a more united community and an equitable world without racism.  Our vision is to honor the legacy of our founder, Dr. James Cameron, and the under-told stories of African Americans as an integral part of American history. America’s Black Holocaust Museum, an integrated physical and virtual experience, will continue to serve as a catalyst to educate and create space for reconciliation and healing. 

    Position Description:

    The Director of Education has a key role in the execution and evaluation of all education programs while supporting the implementation of strategies for program growth and scaling. Current plans and responsibilities are:


    • Develop and implement ABHM’s curriculum considering the central themes, goals, and mission of ABHM.

    • Develop curriculum to support learning through a variety of educational programs.

    • Develop the interpretive content of educational programs, events, and publications. 

    • Evaluate museum educational programs and seek opportunities for ABHM’s growth and change where necessary. 

    • Train staff and volunteers with information about ABHM and educational program offerings.

    • Guide tours for schools, corporate functions and more through the museum.

    • Collect program data and create various statistical summaries of educational programing to be used in reports and grant proposals.

    • Manage and actively participate in educational programs, event delivery, and evaluation. 

    • Plan and manage the budget of the Education Department.

    • Work collaboratively with the core Museum leadership staff in the planning and pursuit of long-term, Museum-wide initiatives.  

    • Collaborate with the Development Department in writing and overseeing grants in support of educational programs.

    • Collaborate with educational institutions to foster partnerships and promote student access to museum, both virtually and in-person.

    • Continue to work with core collaborators in the development and implementation of educational programs 

    • Serve, as needed, as exhibit content coordinator for installations in the permanent galleries and other public spaces.

    • Represent the Museum and the Education Department at community and professional meetings and conferences.

    • Communicate and attend meetings with external partners regarding program logistics.

    • Other duties related to ABHM’s education department as assigned.


    Position Requirements: 


    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

    • Bachelor's degree in education or museum studies with an emphasis on education; background in black history or cultural studies.

    • 5 years of experience working with education or public programs in a museum setting.

    • 3 years of experience in a leadership role.

    • Experience with curriculum development and instructional pedagogy.

    • Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to communicate well both orally and in written form with visitors and colleagues of different ages, interests, and backgrounds.

    • Knowledge of current museum and informal educational practices, as well as visitor studies.

    • Research, writing, editing, and information management skills.

    • Proven project planning, coordination, and evaluation skills.

    • Ability to work well within deadlines on multiple and varied projects simultaneously.



    Job description and responsibilities may change in the future with any updates to the museum.


    This position is a full-time 40 hr Exempt position.  Some teleworking will be authorized but subject to change in the future.  The workweek might be working from home 3 days a week and 2 days at the museum on a flexible schedule, and subject to change.  Some weekends are required for educational events and programs. 


    For consideration, email resume and cover letter as 1 PDF to: jobs@nmblstrategies.com

    Be sure to include the title of the position you are interested in with your letter.  Please have “[Your Last Name] – Director of Education and Programs” in the subject header for the email.  Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  No telephone calls for position inquiries, please.   


    America’s Black Holocaust Museum is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity at all levels.



  • 06 Jan 2022 8:05 PM | Eric Moraczewski

    Position Title:  Director of Development 

    Reports to: President and CEO

    Status: Full time regular

    Compensation: Salary, Pay Range $70,000 - $80,000, contingent on experience


    Organizational Description: 

    America’s Black Holocaust Museum was founded by Dr. James Cameron.  Dr. Cameron is one of few known survivors of lynching in American History.  His life experience and passion created ABHM with an interest in educating and sharing.  Today, ABHM promotes a space for reconciliation and healing in order to promote a more united community and an equitable world without racism.  Our vision is to honor the legacy of our founder, Dr. James Cameron, and the under-told stories of African Americans as an integral part of American history. America’s Black Holocaust Museum, an integrated physical and virtual experience, will continue to serve as a catalyst to educate and create space for reconciliation and healing. 

    Position Description:

    The Development Manager reports to and participates with the CEO in the planning and implementation of the department’s strategic vision for fundraising efforts and the direct supervision for the Museum’s planned giving program for unrestricted/restricted support and endowed funds. This position is responsible for implementing initiatives to identify, cultivate and solicit new and existing donors to ensure a strong base of ongoing financial support, including oversight for individual major donors, planned giving, Capital Campaign operations, solicitations of foundations, high-end individuals and corporate donors. Lead and participate in the grant-writing activities of the Museum.


    Duties and responsibilities: 

    • Provide innovative, visionary and strategic operational planning and leadership for all Museum development activities.

    • Develop effective strategies for Corporate Membership relationship building to increase Corporate Membership

    • Forge relationships with donors to perpetuate their giving through planned gifts to ensure a growing base of support.

    • Identify, cultivate and successfully solicit major gifts from a diverse group of individuals, corporations and foundations. Ensure high-quality and appropriate stewardship of donors at all gift levels.

    • Work in coordination with the CEO, Board members, consultants and other staff on the solicitation and execution of the entire grant making process.

    • Inputs information and maintains donor software database maintenance to ensure accurate and up-to-date financial campaign reports and pledge tracking. 

    • Create, manage and monitor an annual development program budget and track progress through monthly and annual reports.

    • Manage and evaluate all processes and procedures related to prospect identification, donor engagement and stewardship activities, and contributions management. 

    • Lead, coordinate and participate in the grant-writing activities of the Museum along with the Development Consultant and Director of Education.



    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

    • Bachelor’s degree required and a minimum of three years experience, preferably in a non-profit environment or related field.  Major Gifts and Corporate Membership experience preferred. 

    • Experience in a cultural or educational institution, or equivalent preferred, with a working knowledge of all areas within development, including major gifts, annual giving, membership, corporate and foundation giving, planned giving, campaigns and research. 

    • Experience raising funds throughout a large geographic region and/or nationwide. Specific knowledge of Milwaukee’s philanthropic landscape is a plus.

    • Ability to understand, extract and analyze data for effective prospect strategy and programmatic reporting and tracking.

    • Strong skills with prospect databases, MS Office suite, project management software, and similar apps and programs.

    • Exceptional planning and organizational skills. Results and detail-oriented with the ability to set and meet deadlines. Able to construct, articulate, implement and evaluate written development plans and budgets.

    OTHER QUALIFICATIONS: 

    • Commitment to diversity and a history of working effectively with all people irrespective of their economic status, ethnicity, gender, educational level or sexual orientation.

    • Flexible and adaptable work style with the ability to work nights and weekends, manage competing demands and work independently. 

    • Confident self-starter.

    • Energetic and skilled networker who enjoys community engagement, attending events and participating in activities to position the Museum for success.


    Job description and responsibilities may change in the future with any updates to the museum


    This position is a full time 40 hr Exempt position.  Some teleworking will be authorized but subject to change in the future.   The workweek might be working from home 3 days a week and 2 days at the museum on a flexible schedule, and subject to change. 


    For consideration, email resume and cover letter as 1 PDF to: jobs@nmblstrategies.com
    Be sure to include the title of the position you are interested in with your letter.  Please have “[Your Last Name] – Director of Development” in the subject header for the email.  Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  No telephone calls for position inquiries, please.   


    America’s Black Holocaust Museum is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity at all levels.



  • 05 Jan 2022 11:03 AM | Jenny Stout

    Position: Manager, Tualatin Heritage Center 
    Location: Tualatin, Oregon

    We are looking for an individual who can enthusiastically help the Tualatin Historical Society to preserve, promote and interpret the rich and colorful history of Tualatin.  In your administrative role as manager of the Heritage Center you will need to:

    - Be the face of the Historical Society to the public; the community we serve including the City;  and other local organizations.  
    - Display competency on tools such as Word, PowerPoint, Publisher and feel comfortable to use and instruct other on the specifics of our audio-visual equipment 
    - Have a proven track record being self-directed while also balancing and prioritizing the support needs of board members, committee chair people and volunteers.  
    - Possess strong communication skills which will include: networking with the community; interfacing with the City; reaching out to members and volunteers; and generating routine communications both inside and outside the organization such as our quarterly newsletter. 

    Should we be fortunate, you would also:
    - Have experience working for or with another Non-profit organization.
    - Know something about our Tualatin community and its history
    - Enjoy designing, developing and deploying various fund raising efforts. 

    Position:  This is a part time salaried position.  You will work 20-25 hours per week.  The hours of the Heritage Center are 10-2 weekdays and occasionally there may be some evening or weekends.

    Salary:   The salary range is $22,000 to $25,000 per year paid every two weeks.  2 weeks paid vacation and paid holidays are included.  

    Timing:  While we are anxious to quickly fill this position, it’s more important to find the right fit and we are willing to work with you on a flexible start date early in 2022. 

    Please send your resume and letter of introduction to askabouthistory@gmail.com

    The Tualatin Historical Society is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

  • 20 Dec 2021 5:37 PM | Agnes Zach

    Title:  Executive Director

    Reports to:  Board of Directors

    Salary:  $107,500/year plus benefits

    Location:  Portland, Oregon

    Located on a bluff overlooking Portland, Oregon and surrounded by 46 acres of park land, Pittock Mansion is a place of beauty and historical significance.  Owned by the City of Portland, Pittock Mansion is operated as a historic house museum by thePittock Mansion Society, a 501(c)3 non-profit whose mission is “to inspire understanding and stewardship of Portland history through Pittock Mansion, its collections, and programs.”  Pittock Mansion and grounds are top destinations for locals and tourists alike, attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors each year.

    It is an exciting time of evolution and growth for Pittock Mansion. Our dedicated Board and outstanding staff share a commitment to broader and deeper community engagement and learning. The Executive Director will inspire new ways to understand the very real impact our history has on shaping Portland and the region of today.  They will invigorate and make relevant our mission to inspire understanding and stewardship of Portland’s history through Pittock Mansion, its collections and programs.

    The Executive Director will work with the Board and staff to maintain excellent museum operations, increase contributed income, foster relationships within the City of Portland, and lead our work in diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion.

    We seek:

    ·       A mission-driven individual with a passion for history, museums, and historic sites and for sharing them with broad, diverse audiences.

    ·       A creative, strategic thinker who will learn from Pittock Mansion’s accomplishments, assess its strengths and constraints, and help define and drive its next directions and goals.

    ·       A positive, solution-focused voice who will actively oversee museum operations, programs, financial management, and community engagement, and work with our Board of Directors to engage major donors.

    ·       A collaborative leader who will inspire the community and empower a team of skilled professionals in maintaining and evolving the museum, its collections, operations, programs, and relationships.

    We look forward to hearing from you!

    Find the full job description and application information at:

    https://wvdo-or.hiringthing.com/job/357384/executive-director-pittock-mansion.

    Application Deadline:  January 18, 2022.


  • 15 Dec 2021 4:37 PM | Laura Reed

    Old Independence Regional Museum 

    Batesville, AR

    $30,000/year

    Up to 30 hours/week, some nights and weekends required

    Closing Date: January 15, 2022

    Qualified applicants should email resume to laura@oirm.org with subject line Director Position

    Part-time director serves as a paid staff member at Old Independence Regional Museum. Position requires administrative, historical, communication, and financial skills. It also requires strong abilities to work with volunteers, staff members, and board members.

    Flexibility, ability to prioritize, willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends is required.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    - Write grants for programming projects and capital projects

    - Oversee day to day operations of the museum - Provide vision and leadership for expansion of the museum

    - Supervise paid staff and make evaluations and recommendations to the board - Manage public relations and marketing

    - Ensure that organization employs best practices in current historical methods

    - Ensure that institution operates in conformance with professional museum practices and legal standards

    - Maintain effective, cordial relationships with board of trustees

    - Work effectively with donors and other museum supporters

    -Institute and maintain collaborative relationships with related disciplines such as folklore, anthropology, regional and museum studies

    - Demonstrate knowledge of archival management methods and programs - Provide oversight of curatorial activities

    - Establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other museums and interpretive sites

    QUALIFICATIONS: - Graduate degree in history, business, or related discipline OR 3+ years' experience in similar position. 

    Excellent writing skills - Effective interpersonal and public speaking skills - Basic word processing skills - Flexibility - Outgoing - Social

  • 08 Dec 2021 2:59 PM | Sara Wright

    Position Summary:

    The Capitol Museum Educator is responsible to the Tour Manager for facilitating the Georgia Capitol Museum’s educational programs, including providing guided tours and other educational activities. Specifically, the Capitol Museum Educator leads groups of visitors on walking tours of the Georgia Capitol building. Additionally, this position works at the Tour Desk, providing assistance and information about state government and Georgia history to visitors in person, online and over the phone.

    Activities and decisions are varied in nature, with independent action and judgment in solving common problems. Unusual cases or questionable matters are resolved with this position’s supervisor. This position is a 30 hours per week, partial benefits eligible position (retirement and sick and annual leave). Work Schedule: 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

    About the Capitol Museum:
    The Georgia Capitol Museum is a public educational institution housed in the State Capitol building and a unit of the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, University of Georgia Libraries. The Museum seeks to preserve and interpret the history of the Georgia State Capitol building as well as the events that have taken place within its walls. To carry out this purpose, the Museum collects, maintains, and exhibits significant artifacts, including historic flags and works of art, within the State Capitol. The Museum is open to the public Monday through Friday from 8:00AM to 5:00PM. 

    Salary: 16.00/hr

    The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (hrweb@uga.edu).

    The University of Georgia is a Federal Contractor as defined by Presidential Executive Order 14042 and subject to the requirement that Federal Contractors must ensure that all covered employees, including those working remotely, are fully vaccinated by January 4, 2022. You may be required to show proof of your fully vaccinated status at the time of your start date, or have received a medical or religious exemption from the fully vaccinated requirement at the time of your start date. For more information regarding the Federal Contractor fully vaccinated employment requirement please visit https://coronavirus.uga.edu/executive-order/ or call (706) 542-2222.

    For more information and to apply for the position, please visit: https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/233738

  • 06 Dec 2021 9:41 PM | PHYLLIS DRURY

    DIRECTOR

    Ethan Allen Homestead Museum Burlington, VT

    The Ethan Allen Homestead Museum is the home of Revolutionary War hero and Vermont founder Ethan Allen and is located in the vibrant city of Burlington, Vermont. The Museum seeks a talented Director to operate a museum and work with a diverse Board of Directors in this well-loved Vermont historic site. In Museum Operations they will work with the President, Board Members and their committees to assure the direction and vitality of the museum; Maintain working relationships with the Winooski Valley Park District and the Vermont Indigenous Heritage Center; Oversee management of the museum property and the Collections, assuring cleanliness/order of both Visitor Center and Homestead; Maintain the museum website; Supervise staff and volunteers in their work and procedures; Work with the Volunteer Coordinator to maintain daily schedules among tour and museum volunteers; Update and maintain all information social media, including online store and tour sign ups and Shopify account; Schedule bus and school tours and maintain details of the tours; Manage event calendar and send press releases in a timely manner; Plan and Schedule the EAHM Lecture Series. In Outreach they will maintain current databases for volunteers, members, and donors; Initiate/maintain communication with schools/educational organizations. Oversee and help Education Coordinator and or Committee through outreach to schools/teachers and with preparation of school programming; Work with the Board of Directors, committees and volunteers to plan, schedule and execute special events, including advertising both in-house and within the community. Minimum Qualifications: B.A. in a Humanities discipline. Evidence of work with volunteers and ability to maintain a website/social media a strong plus. Above all else we seek a strong work ethic, a “can do” attitude, and a “Revolutionary Spirit” like Ethan Allen himself! To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to rgrandchamp40@aol.com

    EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time

    SALARY RANGE: 34-36k


  • 22 Nov 2021 10:53 AM | Luke Guthrie

    Job Title: Deputy Director National Guard Educational Foundation

    Department: NGEF

    Reports to: Director of National Guard Educational Foundation

    FLSA Status: Exempt

    Summary: Oversees all aspects of the National Guard Memorial Museum, library, archive, and National Guard Monument in Normandy Beach, France and is responsible for the curation, direction, management and tours of the facility by performing the following duties.

    Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned. 

    1. Acts as a director, curator, and registrar of the National Guard Memorial Museum, library, and archive. *
    2. Responsible for the day-to-day management of the National Guard Memorial Museum, library, and archive.*
    3. Provides tours of the National Guard Memorial Museum.*
    4. Responsible for narrative text, photographic curation, copyright adherence, design, and general aspects of all Museum exhibits to include temporary displays.*
    5. Responsible for temporary exhibits of National Guard art and sculpture and also curator. *
    6. Serves as registrar to include gift, temporary custody, loan agreements, and annual inventory. *
    7. Acts as a historian, National Guard Educational Foundation, and National Guard Association of the United States. *
    8. Manages all aspects of National Guard Monument in Normandy, France. *
    9. Oversees the Medal of Honor Gallery. *
    10. Develops and executes programs.
    11. Writes articles for internal and external periodicals and journals. *
    12. Works in conjunction with the archivist around management of preservation duties, oral histories, digitization, reference services, and archival stacks. *
    13. Works in conjunction with the Archivist / Museum Specialist in website and social media input, maintenance, and content. *
    14. Writes and publishes blog posts, events calendar, and informative articles on new acquisitions for website public interest. *
    15. Responsible for the management of the Guard Muster. *
    16. Responsible for the management of the National Guard Educational Foundation store. *
    17. Trains and supervises the interns and volunteers in collection management, docent duties, and other requirements as assigned. *
    18. Responsible for advertising for, interviewing, and in-processing interns and volunteers and acts as a liaison with associated universities and organizations.*
    19. Creates theme for National Guard Educational Foundation portion of National Guard Association of the United States Annual Conference.*
    20. Supervises the Archivist / Museum Specialist. *
    21. Assists in planning and executing special events.
    22. Provides support in fundraising appeals.
    23. Maintains filing system for historical documents.
    24. Performs filing and copying.

    Supervisory Responsibilities:

    Manages one employee. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

    Qualifications:

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Language Ability:

    Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

    Math Ability:

    Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

    Reasoning Ability:

    Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

    Computer Skills:

    To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office.

    Education/Experience:

    Master's degree (M. A.) or equivalent; and two to four years related experience in a museum setting.

    Knowledge, Skills and Other Abilities:

    ·     Ability to act ethically

    ·     Written and verbal communication skills

    ·     Passion for American history

    ·     Organizational skills

    ·     Ability to be flexible

    ·     Ability to multi-task

    ·     Customer service skills

    Physical Demands:

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, use hands, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, ability to adjust focus, and ability to see color.


    Work Environment:

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

    Salary: $75,000 plus an extremely attractive benefits package

    Please submit letter of interest and resume to HR.finance@ngaus.org


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