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  • 06 May 2021 4:21 PM | Tony Ngo

    Applications are invited for consideration for appointment to the following position:

    Department: Art Museum

    Budget Title: Museum Curator

    Local Title: Curator and Exhibition Manager

    Posting Date: April 30, 2021

    Classification: NA

    Duties:

    BACKGROUND:

    Located in the heart of the Hudson Valley, The Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at the State University of New York (SUNY) New Paltz is one of the largest museums in the SUNY system with more than 9,000 square feet of exhibition space distributed over seven galleries. The Dorsky will celebrate its twentieth anniversary in fall 2021.

    The Dorsky’s permanent collection comprises approximately 6,000 works of art, with a concentration on American art, especially of the Hudson Valley and Catskill Region, as well as photography and metals. A small but excellent “world collection” of objects dating back to antiquity and representing diverse cultures enhances the museum’s exhibitions and educational programs.

    Through its collection, exhibitions, and public and other programs, The Dorsky Museum supports and enriches academic life at SUNY New Paltz, presents a broad range of art for study and enjoyment, and serves as a center for Hudson Valley arts and culture. The museum has gained wide recognition beyond the campus as one of the region’s leading museums.

    The Dorsky maintains an ambitious year-round temporary exhibition program. There are approximately eight shows per year, curated both in-house and by guest curators. The museum also produces a series of BFA and MFA student thesis shows at the end of each Fall and Spring semester. The Dorsky has an active publication program and produces catalogues for many of its exhibitions that are distributed through SUNY Press.

    For additional information, please visit the museum’s website:

    https://www.newpaltz.edu/museum/

    POSITION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The curator and exhibitions manager will join a museum that has grown significantly in the last ten years. The Dorsky has a talented six-person staff, an active and engaged sixteen-member Advisory Board, and strong support from SUNY New Paltz’s faculty and administration. The new curator, in collaboration with the director, museum team, and university faculty and students will develop and implement an exciting and innovative exhibition schedule that furthers the mission of the museum, effectively engages with the diverse audiences we serve and makes the museum a valuable resource for the campus and its surrounding communities.

    PRIMARY ROLES:

    The curator oversees the development, organizing, and installation of an ambitious schedule of temporary loan and collection exhibitions. The curator works with the museum’s director and Exhibitions Committee to create a balanced and engaging exhibitions schedule, which includes exhibitions proposed by the curator as well as proposals from guest curators from on and off campus.

    The curator works with the collections manager on presenting the Dorsky permanent collection and strategizes imaginative and engaging ways to exhibit the collection in permanent and rotating displays.

    The curator is also responsible for managing the often guest-juried annual Hudson Valley Artists show, producing exhibitions of contemporary and historical art from the Hudson Valley region and beyond, and working with the preparator on student thesis exhibitions.

    The curator is responsible for all aspects of the development, research and professional presentation of the exhibitions they initiate. When working with guest curators, they are responsible for project-managing those exhibitions, shepherding contractual deliverables, and working with museum staff as a team on loan requests, shipping and installation logistics, and producing interpretive and promotional materials.

    The curator works with the director to develop exhibition budgets and to identify and apply for outside funds to support exhibitions. The curator works with museum staff, campus colleagues, and community members to promote and publicize museum exhibitions.

    The curator works with the director and manager of education and visitor experience to engage the diverse audiences we serve though accessible exhibition programs, events, and interpretative materials.

    The curator works with the director and other museum staff in the development and production of museum-related special events and fundraising activities that advance the mission and programs of the museum.

    The curator will act as supervisor for the preparator and student assistants and interns. They will also manage the museum SUNY New Paltz MFA Artist in Residence program.

    The curator keeps informed about developments in museum best practices, and current issues in the museum and art worlds and plans for ongoing effective professional development.

    The position includes the opportunity, if interested, for teaching museum studies courses in the SUNY New Paltz Art History Department.

    COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

    The salary is competitive, and benefits are generous.

    Qualifications:

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    - A minimum of a master’s degree in Art History, Museum Studies, Curatorial Studies or a related field and/or equivalent demonstrated professional experience.

    - A minimum of five years experience working in an art museum, gallery, or equivalent organization.

    - Experience with the logistics of organizing exhibitions, excellent project management skills, attention to details, and experience with overseeing schedules and workflows.

    - Evidence of a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and access in curatorial practice, programming, and audience engagement.

    - Excellent writing ability and communication skills, and the ability to serve as a public-facing ambassador of the museum.

    - Strong interpersonal skills, an aptitude for collaboration and relationship-building for working closely with museum and campus colleagues, as well as the diverse communities the museum serves.

    - An organized, professional, friendly, and solutions-oriented approach to coordinating effectively with colleagues, guest curators, lenders of artwork, students, and artists.

    DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    - A positive, energetic, and welcoming manner with self-confidence and a sense of humor.

    - Familiarity with the workings of gallery or museum located on a college or university campus.

    - Experience supervising the workload, performance, and professional development of staff.

    Contact Information: Electronic submission of application materials is required. Candidates are asked to provide a cover letter, CV, and contact information for three professional references. Please apply by visiting https://apptrkr.com/2250150

    Individuals with disabilities needing assistance with the application process should call (845) 257-3675. 

    Deadline: Applications accepted until position is filled, priority given to those received by 5/31/21.

    Other important information about this vacancy: Located in the heart of a dynamic college town in the beautiful Hudson River Valley, 90 minutes from metropolitan New York City, the State University of New York at New Paltz is a highly selective college of about 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students. One of the most well-regarded public colleges in the nation, New Paltz delivers an extraordinary number of majors in Business, Education, Fine & Performing Arts, Liberal Arts & Sciences, and Science & Engineering. New Paltz embraces its culture as a community where talented and independent minded people from around the world create close personal links with scholars and artists who love to teach.

    SUNY New Paltz recognizes the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work here is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members—students, faculty and staff. The College's commitment to inclusive excellence is an important part of our mission of public education and our culture. New Paltz continues to work on building a community that supports freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support these values of diversity and inclusiveness, and candidates of all diverse backgrounds who wish to participate in our cultural aspirations are welcome and encouraged to apply. 

    The State University of New York at New Paltz is an AA/EOE/ADA employer. 

    Federal law and regulations require notice to all prospective employees regarding crimes that have occurred on campus in the current three-year period. Please refer to the University Police Web site for the complete Annual Security Report (“Clery Report”) at www.newpaltz.edu/police/securityact.html. 

    To Apply, visit:

    https://apptrkr.com/2250150


  • 05 May 2021 3:59 PM | Benjamin Phelps

    MUSEUM DOCENT

    POSITION DESCRIPTION

    Job Title:                   Museum Docent

    Objective:                To advance the educational mission of the Soldotna Historical Society & Museum by conducting tours and providing historical and educational information for the general public (children, adults, families).

    Job Description:     Docents conduct guided tours of the Museum for visitors, travel groups, and students. utilizing the techniques of dialogue, inquiry and storytelling.  Docents assist in the development of displays and accessioning when time allows.  Docent will also oversee any interns and volunteers working at the Museum

    Training:                   If the Docent is a new hire, the Board of Directors will provide a past Docent or Volunteer to be there when the museum opens in May to help with training and to provide a consistent message about the Museum.

    Characteristics:      Docents must be enthusiastic, cheerful and willing to learn. They should have an interest in working with people, especially students. Experience or education in history or teaching can be helpful, although not required.

    Supervision:             A Docent at the Soldotna Museum must have the ability to work independently and be self-motivated.  The Docent’s direct supervisor will be the President of the Museum board of Directors. 

    If interested, contact President Dale Bagely at 

    dalebagley@kw.com



  • 27 Apr 2021 3:34 PM | Emily Martin




    The Maryland Center for History and Culture (MCHC) seeks a dynamic team member to join our vibrant Advancement Department as the Advancement Operations Manager. Reporting to the Director of Individual Giving, this position will be responsible for the oversight and management of all database management and stewardship practices. The Advancement Operations Manager is responsible for ensuring accurate gift entry, actively cleaning and updating data, acknowledging all gift and membership transactions, and has an active role in creating new systems for answering donor inquiries, responding to internal and external requests, and identifying opportunities.

    The Advancement Operations Manager works closely with the entire Advancement Department to set contributed revenue goals and track the success of all of Advancement’s goals and priorities. This position will also be responsible for working closely with the Director of Individual Giving to increase the department’s capacity through prospecting, moves management, donor cultivation and appreciation events, and streamlining the department’s operational procedures. MCHC is currently migrating to a new donor database system, and the Advancement Operations Manager will function as the Advancement’s team lead strategist in maximizing the new platform, leveraging data to target and engage new and existing donors and members.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Gift Entry, Acknowledgment, and Tracking

    ·         Process all donations, memberships, auction requests, and other contribution-related activities from data entry to acknowledgement;

    ·         Work closely with the Finance Department to ensure accuracy and efficiency of gift processing and reconciliation;

    • ·         Maintain and track all leadership, membership, and special project acknowledgement letters and send out new member packets, gift baskets, and donor prospect packets;

    ·         Track outstanding pledges for Campaign, Annual Fund, and Special Projects and send monthly reminders.

    Database Management and Salesforce Implementation

    ·         Manage MCHC’s donor database, Salesforce, by updating records daily, performing global updates; ensure the efficiency of the donor database with bi-monthly deceased constituent and bad address checks, continuously update records with new information such as appeals sent and actions taken for prospecting purposes;

    ·         Ensure the accuracy and efficiency of pulling records for specific mailings and reports;

    • ·         Act as an Administrator for the Salesforce implementation: confirming accuracy of data, performing data imports, identifying issues and troubleshooting, and creating new reports.

    Operations/Assistance

    ·         Maintain Advancement office  operations including ordering all Advancement-related supplies such as letterhead, envelopes, membership cards, new member packet materials, brochures, etc., placing print orders, etc.;

    ·         Assist in developing plans for special fundraising initiatives and events, and assist with promoting/setting up/breaking down of events;

    ·         Identify stream of new individual giving and small business prospects for Director of Individual Giving, President & CEO, and Annual Giving Manager ;

    ·         Act as the liaison between the Advancement Department and constituents, answer and solve external advancement-related questions and problems;

    ·         Update Advancement Department’s websites , create new donation pages, and track web activity.

    Qualifications and Requirements

    • ·         Salesforce experience strongly preferred;
    • ·         Minimum 3 years’ experience in a fundraising or related field within the nonprofit sector;
    • ·         Excellent customer service skills. Comfortable speaking with all levels of staff and donors;
    • ·         Occasional ability to lift up to 50 lbs needed and occasional travel and late nights required;
    • ·         Demonstrated self-starter and problem solver;
    • ·         Analytical and data-oriented with an ability to run and synthesize giving reports and donor information;
    • ·         Proficiency with Excel, Word, Google Sheets, and basic HTML;
    • ·         Ability to prioritize, self-manage, and maintain high productivity;
    • ·         Ability to work independently and as part of a close working team.

    This is a full time, salaried position with benefits. The final salary will be determined based on the experience and qualifications of the successful candidate.

    Salary is negotiable and dependent upon qualifications - Please submit salary requirements with application. Starting salary is $37,000 annually


    How to Apply

    Please email a cover letter, resume with contacts of three professional references, and salary requirements to jobs@mdhistory.org. Subject line: Advancement Operations Manager. 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.

    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.



  • 26 Apr 2021 10:47 AM | Kelly Campagne

    Title: Associate Director, Facilities

    Employment Status:           Exempt

    Salary:   $70-85,000

    Supervisor Title: Director, Facilities/Chief Talent and Administrative Officer

    Date Revised:   March, 2021

    Summary of Position:

    Meridian is seeking a highly motivated and organized Deputy Facilities Director to join our Facilities team. Reporting to the Director of Facilities, this position provides a wide range of administrative functions including record keeping, materials and services order and invoice processing, interdepartmental communications, and staff interactions to ensure efficient management of the Facilities office. This position also works on tasks and projects as assigned and maintains the confidentiality of all institutional and personnel matters that are part of the work of the Facilities office. The successful candidate must be resourceful, able to work independently and adjust easily to changing priorities. Strong written and oral communication, interpersonal in a diverse, inclusive environement, and time management skills required. The capacity to define problems and look beyond the obvious to find effective solutions is expected. Work requires an exquisite attention to detail. This position is located in Washington D.C.

    Position Responsibilities:

    • Ensure adequate and appropriate staffing for routine work requests, housekeeping, event setups and takedowns, and routine repairs.
    • Ensure that all buildings, mechanical equipment, and grounds are maintained for daily use by staff and visitors, as well as to the standards required by the National Register of Historic Places
    • ·         Ensure that all safety codes and inspections related to mechanical equipment, safety equipment, safety standards, fire notification systems, fire suppression systems, and emergency notification systems are in compliance with applicable regulations.
    • ·         Assist in the development, administration, and monitoring of annual operating budgets for utilities, preventive maintenance, repairs, supplies, and equipment procurement.
    • Assist in the scheduling and implementation of capital improvements and ongoing repairs in keeping with budget, procure appropriately, plan and implement timelines to minimize impact on Meridian events.
    • Assist in the development and establishment of policies and procedures to ensure safe and efficient operations and maintain compliance with all applicable regulations.
    • Assist in the development of staffing plans and budgets that ensures adequate support for Meridian’s mission and events, and provides a learning, coaching and inclusive environment.
    • Develop and implement systems to maintain equipment inventories, compliance activities, maintenance records, and budget documentation.
    • Work closely and collaboratively with events staff; anticipate needs and handle while maintaining appropriate decorum and high level of customer satisfaction.
    • ·         Responsible for completing all organizational administrative responsibilities in a timely manner and meeting all organizational administrative deadlines.
    • ·         Other duties as assigned.

    Education:

    • Undergraduate degree in architecture, engineering or related field.
    • Formal training in a building craft is highly desirable.
    • Any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the position.

    Experience:

    • 8-10 years of progressively responsible experience overseeing maintenance and operations, preferably in an historic environment.

    Technical Requirements:

    Proficiency in the following software programs is necessary for this role:

    • ·         Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
    • ·         Internet Browsers (Firefox, Chrome, Edge)
    • ·         Experience in using Maximo or similar work control system.
    • ·         Experience in project controls and contract administration.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Superior attention to detail with dedication to providing the best service possible.
    • Knowledge of building systems, including HVAC, audio visual, plumbing, electrical, interior finishes and structural, to include antiquated boiler systems.
    • Ability to coordinate the work of numerous skilled and unskilled trades and craftsmen simultaneously.
    • Ability to successfully schedule and expedite repair and maintenance projects while minimizing impact on Meridian’s day-to-day activities.
    • Extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals, along with the ability to work independently and take initiative.
    • Superior organizational and management skills.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Ability to manage multiple, complex, on-going and ever-changing tasks and projects.
    • ·         Ability to manage and lead a team in a variety of maintenance and event related activities.
    • ·         Strong inter-cultural communication skills; maturity, cultural sensitivity, and tact suitable for working with individuals from around the world. 
    • ·         Ability to lift and move up to 45 pounds of boxes and equipment for various event needs.
    • ·         Willingness to work a varied work schedule and wear uniforms as needed to support Meridian’s schedule.

    Employer’s Statement and Rights

    This position posting does not list all the duties of the job. If an offer is made, you will be presented with a detailed job description. Applicants will be evaluated based upon their demonstrated ability to perform the tasks listed above, and their education and experience. The employer has the right to revise this posting at any time. Neither this posting nor the job description is a contract for employment. 


    Meridian is committed to equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, personal appearance, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, family responsibilities, marital, veteran or military status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, matriculation, political affiliation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

    How to Apply

    Qualified candidates should apply HERE. Only candidates being considered for this position will be contacted. NO PHONE CALLS in reference to this position will be accepted.


  • 13 Apr 2021 9:32 AM | Charles Barr

    Job Description

    Job Title:                              Education Coordinator

    Organization:                    Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation

    Reports to:                          Executive Director

    Location:                             3900 North Sandy Flash Drive, Newtown Square, PA 19073

    Salary:                                  $12.00/hour

    Start date:                          May 2021

    Time Commitment:         The Education Coordinator is an hourly employee who works primarily from March through November, although hours beyond that time frame for pre-season training and off-season outreaches are possible.  Work hours may be on-site or off-site.

    POSITION SUMMARY

    The Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation is an 18th century living history farm featuring heritage breed animals, period-appropriate crops, and five historic buildings preserved to represent a typical mid-size colonial property.  The Plantation has a robust educational program that welcomes 9,000+ school students and 100+ summer campers each year.  The Education Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring that students and teachers visiting the Plantation have wonderful hands-on experiences by providing excellent customer service, superb organizational preparedness, and impeccably trained and friendly program staff.  The Education Coordinator will also work as part of a team to plan and execute our sold-out summer camps during the months of June, July and August.  Weekend scout programs, birthday parties and offsite Outreach programs will also fall under the Education Coordinator’s responsibility.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

    • §  Weekday Field Trips:  The Education Coordinator is responsible for staffing programs and being on-site to greet the schools and ensure that activities run smoothly.
    • §  Summer Camps: In the months of June, July and August, the Plantation runs five weeks of summer camps. The Education Coordinator will work as part of a team to develop activities and programming for each camp week, and to ensure that camps are staffed with appropriate educators.
    • Scout Programs and Birthday Parties:  The Plantation is occasionally asked to run scout programs and birthday parties, typically on weekends.  The Education Coordinator is expected to staff and supervise the running of these events.
    • Education Coordinator is expected to identify, hire and train educational program staff, and to ensure that their clearances and (with the help of the Historic Skills Coordinator) their interpretive knowledge is up to date.
    • The Education Coordinator is encouraged to create and implement new programs.
    • The Education Coordinator is expected to work as part of a team, including (but not limited to) the Farm Manager, Volunteer Coordinator, Historic Skills Coordinator, Administrative Director and Program Director.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • §  Strong interest in, and familiarity with, Pennsylvania and eighteenth century American history is a plus.  College coursework in American history preferred.
    • §  Ability to work a flexible schedule that may occasionally include evenings and weekends.
    • §  Maintain a professional appearance and decorum, which must include willingness to wear period-appropriate attire and maintain a historically accurate appearance.
    • §  Ability to create for and deliver programs to diverse audiences. Comfort with public speaking is a must.
    • §  Reliable attendance and punctuality is expected and required, as is reliable transportation.
    • §  Must be able to work creatively and effectively as a member of a team.
    • §  Must be able to adapt quickly and seamlessly to a fast-paced and changeable client experience.
    • §  Knowledge of museum education and/or secondary education a plus.
    • §  Work can be physically demanding.  Ability to lift 40 lbs, be outside in all kinds of weather, and navigate rough terrain is expected.
    • §  A criminal background check, FBI fingerprint clearance, child abuse clearance is a requirement for employment.  Candidate will be expected to become First Aid/CPR/AED certified.

    To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to: Carolyn Nash,  Administrative Director, at info@colonialplantation.org.  No phone calls please.  Review of applications will begin immediately and position will remain open until filled.


  • 07 Apr 2021 9:56 AM | Theresa Worden

    PROGRAM ASSISTANT Grants & Community Engagement

    The Program Assistant reports to the Director of Grants & Community Engagement.  This position does not supervise other positions.

    Classification:  Non-exempt; permanent; full-time

    Key Goals:

    • The Program Assistant supports the Director in administering grants to the Maryland nonprofit community to support organizations involved in public humanities work. 
    • Assisting the Director with developing relationships with organizations around the state to stimulate, support, and promote educational experiences in the humanities that inspire all Marylanders to embrace lifelong learning, exchange ideas openly, and enrich their communities.
    • The Program Assistant works as a thought partner in shaping the Grants program and Regional Humanities Networks with the Director of Grants and Community Engagement.

    Responsibilities include:

    Grants

    • Working with the Director of Grants & Community Engagement to ensure smooth processing of grants
    • Assisting grant applicants and awardees with the grant application and reporting processes
    • Providing technical support for the online grant application system to both applicants and grants committee members
    • Monitoring the flow of grant applications to ensure prompt responses to applicants
    • Presenting grant application information to small groups
    • Updating grant event and financial logs (Excel)
    • Assembling materials for and staffing Grant Committee meetings
    • Maintaining all grant related files
    • Maintaining and updating processes in the grant application database, Foundant
    • Vetting grant applicants in accordance with Maryland Humanities’ policies
    • Updating as needed the Grants Program’s webpages using WordPress
    • Updating grantee contact information in eTapestry
    • Managing grants database to provide accurate reports on awardees and for reporting to internal and external stakeholders

    Regional Humanities Networks

    • Ongoing maintenance and updating of partner records
    • Coordinating logistics for regional meetings, including identifying and confirming meeting sites, arranging catering services, and preparing meeting materials
    • Updating humanities networks event and financial logs (Excel)
    • Creating and updating as needed the Humanities Networks’ webpages using WordPress and adding meetings to the online calendar
    • Updating and maintaining meeting schedules on website
    • Other tasks as assigned by the Program Officer for Grants & Community Engagement

    Qualifications:

    • Interest in the nonprofit sector, including trends and best practices specifically as they relate to increasing equity in grant-making
    • Outstanding organizational skills
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
    • Experience with some database and/or application software experience preferred
    • Ability to cultivate positive and productive relationships and partnerships with a wide range of cultures, people, and organizations
    • Ability to think creatively and strategically
    • Ability to work effectively independently and collaboratively
    • Commitment to Maryland Humanities’ mission, vision, and values (see https://www.mdhumanities.org/about-us/mission-vision-values/)
    • Ability to work some weekends and evenings
    • Enthusiasm for public humanities and their value in contemporary life

    Compensation and Benefits:  Position is full-time at 35 hours per week with an annual salary range of $35,000 to $40,000 commensurate with experience. Generous benefits package including 21 days annual paid vacation, 12 days annual paid sick leave, 12 annual paid holidays, health and life/long-term disability insurance, free parking, professional development funds, and 401(k) retirement account with employer contribution.  

    How to Apply: To apply, please submit a cover letter and résumé in a single PDF file via email to hr@mdhumanities.org with the subject line as “Grants Assistant”; no phone calls please.

    Applications will be accepted through April 22, 2021. Interviews with qualified candidates will be conducted from May 1-5, 2021 with an anticipated start in June 1, 2021.

    Maryland Humanities is an equal opportunity employer. It is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. Accordingly, all terms and conditions of employment will be carried out without regard to race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, nationality, marital status, age, or disability. Maryland Humanities will not tolerate acts deemed to constitute discrimination or harassment based on race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, nationality, marital status, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.


  • 02 Apr 2021 9:28 AM | Debi Wynn

    The Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum at Martin State Airport in Middle River, Maryland, in its 31st year of sharing aviation history and STEM with visitors, is accepting applications for a Director of Development.

    Job Title:  Director of Development, Full Time

    Remote vs Onsite requirement:  As needed.

    Job Function: Development & Fundraising Initiatives, leading to possible Director Position.   Successful candidates will  have knowledge and experience of fundraising strategies, principals, and techniques.  Considerable initiative and seasoned judgement are required. Must demonstrate strong organizational skills,  superior writing, editing, and oral communications skills, and the ability to productively support multiple priorities.

    Major Responsibilities:                                                                                                                       

    * Direct and engage in ongoing fundraising and political efforts to acquire a major $2.5M+ iconic artifact, to fund a new building site and construction of the 100K SF museum facility, and to support on going Museum programs.

    * Interact with Maryland state & county government,  business, education, military and community leaders. 

    * Bring in major donors and funding.

    Experience: minimum 10 years experience in Director/Asst. Director positions with successful and significant fundraising track record.

    Education:  Minimum of Bachelor’s degree  

    Start Date: ASAP

    Annual Contract:  $45,000-$65,000, commensurate with experience

    To Apply; Interested candidates should submit their resumes and cover letter to Mr. Jim Hayes at  martinmuseum@gmail.com by April 20, 2021.  Please include the position title in your e-mail subject line.

    Working with the Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum will take the applicant hired on an unforgettable creative journey of challenges and inspirations while working with a team passionate for taking the Museum and its historical, educational and preservation components into the future for sharing with  current and upcoming generations of visitors.  


  • 31 Mar 2021 2:50 PM | Erik Flesch

    Are you passionate about the Driftless Area and local history and interested in sharing your enthusiasm? The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums | City of Platteville is now recruiting for a part-time communications intern. The position will assist the Museum Director and Museum Specialist-Communications with creation of social media, marketing, newsletter, and development communications at The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums. The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums welcome more than 10,000 visitors per year to tour the underground 1845 Bevans Lead-Zinc Mine, to ride in a 1931 mine train, and to discover the local history of the Upper Mississippi Valley mining district through exhibit galleries.

    We offer flexible part-time (12-16 hours per week) schedule, a fun work environment, and a reciprocal agreement with dozens of regional attractions offering free or deeply discounted admission for museum employees and guests. Starting wage is $7.25-$10.00 per hour, depending on demonstrated skills and experience. Find the full job description and application form at https://www.platteville.org/jobs

    To apply: Please submit a current resume, cover letter, and City of Platteville application form (downloadable at https://www.platteville.org/jobs). Paper applications can also be picked up at City Hall or The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums.  Completed applications should be returned to museumdirector@platteville.org or mailed to The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums, PO Box 780, Platteville, WI 53818. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

    If you have questions, please contact Erik Flesch at (608) 348-3301 or museumdirector@platteville.org.


  • 30 Mar 2021 9:41 AM | Erik Flesch

    Are you passionate about the Driftless Area and local history and interested in sharing your enthusiasm? The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums | City of Platteville is now recruiting part-time seasonal tour guides to offer guided mine tours and great customer service in the museum store. Guides will educate and entertain participants on a one-hour adventure both underground and above ground. The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums welcome more than 10,000 visitors per year to tour the underground 1845 Bevans Lead-Zinc Mine, to ride in a 1931 mine train, and to discover the local history of the Upper Mississippi Valley mining district through exhibit galleries.

    The tour season runs from May-October 2021, with both weekend and weekday hours from 10 a.m. to 5 pm. We offer flexible part-time (14-35 hours per week) schedules, a fun work environment, and a reciprocal agreement with dozens of regional attractions offering free or deeply discounted admission for museum employees and guests. Must be able to negotiate 90 steps in and out of the mine, successfully complete guide training, and pass a city-mandated background check. Starting wage is $9-$10 per hour. Find the full job description at https://www.platteville.org/jobs.

    To apply: Please submit a current resume, cover letter, and City of Platteville application form (downloadable at https://www.platteville.org/jobs). Paper applications can also be picked up at City Hall or The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums.  Completed applications should be returned to museumdirector@platteville.org or mailed to The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums, PO Box 780, Platteville, WI 53818. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

    If you have questions, please contact Erik Flesch at (608) 348-3301 or museumdirector@platteville.org.



  • 30 Mar 2021 9:39 AM | Erik Flesch

    Are you passionate about the Driftless Area and interested in geology, environmental science, archaeology, or education? Would you like to share your enthusiasm with others? The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums | City of Platteville is now recruiting for a part-time public history intern/seasonal tour guide. The position will balance responsibilities as a tour guide with research time. As a tour guide, the position will educate and entertain participants on a one-hour adventure both underground and above ground and offer great customer service in the museum store. Research time will allow the intern to conduct a complimentary research project based on academic interests, professional goals, skill set, experience, and needs of the Museums. The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums welcome more than 10,000 visitors per year to tour the underground 1845 Bevans Lead-Zinc Mine, to ride in a 1931 mine train, and to discover the local history of the Upper Mississippi Valley mining district through exhibit galleries.

    The tour season runs from May-October 2021, with both weekend and weekday hours from 10 a.m. to 5 pm. We offer flexible part-time (14-35 hours per week) schedules, a fun work environment, and a reciprocal agreement with dozens of regional attractions offering free or deeply discounted admission for museum employees and guests. Must be able to negotiate 90 steps in and out of the mine, successfully complete guide training, and pass a city-mandated background check. Starting wage is $9-$10 per hour. Find the full job description and application form at https://www.platteville.org/jobs.

    To apply: Please submit a current resume, cover letter, and City of Platteville application form (downloadable at https://www.platteville.org/jobs). Paper applications can also be picked up at City Hall or The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums.  Completed applications should be returned to museumdirector@platteville.org or mailed to The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums, PO Box 780, Platteville, WI 53818. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

    If you have questions, please contact Erik Flesch at (608) 348-3301 or museumdirector@platteville.org.


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