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PT Assistant Preparator, The James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown

he James A. Michener Art Museum, a private non-profit organization with in Doylestown, PA seeks a part-time Assistant Preparator.

The Assistant Preparator will assist the Chief Preparator in the preparation and installation of art objects and other related materials for museum exhibitions. Primary duties and responsibilities involve all physical aspects of the museums’ inventory and loaned objects; physical installation, maintenance, shipping, and storage.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist Registrar and other curatorial staff in collections inventories and maintenance of galleries and other related spaces
  • Assist in the installation and de-installation of exhibition areas.
  • Packing, crating, and uncrating art objects for display, storage, or transit- must be able to lift 50 pounds
  • Preparation of gallery spaces- assembly of modular wall system, light patching, painting, and cleanup
  • Experience and knowledge of shop tools and machinery for construction of exhibition mounts and displays
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to stay flexible, organized, and work closely with others to communicate as a small team- this includes a necessary professional demeanor in a museum setting or an occasional lender/client interaction.
  • Knowledge of art handling procedures and practices and the ability to stay organized and safe in pressure deadline situations
  • A knowledge of materials with the ability to construct appropriate and safe packages for shipping and delivery of art objects
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, and able to drive a 16ft box truck for transport of art objects

Working Conditions and Physical Effort:

  • Moderate physical activity. Requires handling of objects that can weigh up to 50 pounds (or greater mass that require mechanical assistance). Standing or walking may occur up to 50% of the time or more

To apply, please send resume, references, and salary requirements to Rebecca Rosen, at info@michenerartmuseum.org or mail to James A. Michener Art Museum, Attn: Rebecca Rosen, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA  18901. No phone calls, please. EOE.
(Posted 6/13)

 

Assistant to the Director of Membership and Prizes, American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia

The Membership Director and Assistant manage the process of electing Members of the American Philosophical Society through confidential nominations and ballots. They also manage the award of prizes for excellence in science, scholarship, and public service. Tasks includes entering nominations in a database, merging, editing, and proofreading biographical essays on ballots, preparing reports of voting results, and writing press releases about those who are elected or awarded. Information about elected Members is entered in a database, which is constantly updated with new information. Various reports are pulled from the membership database and charts and graphs are created from the information. Twice a year the Assistant is responsible for preparing a booklet of biographical essays of new Members being inducted, officers, and prize recipients for the Society’s annual April and November meetings.

The ideal candidate must have excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills for biographical essays and speeches, with impeccable spelling and grammar. The candidate needs to be technologically proficient. Working knowledge of database management (entry, retrieval, merges, etc.) and Word, Excel, and Adobe is required, as is facility with Survey Monkey or a similar online electronic voting system. Attention to detail is necessary.

The person must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently with little supervision, be well organized, and enjoy a small office environment. A strong liberal arts background would be helpful, with broad knowledge about fields in the sciences and humanities. A minimum education level of a B.A. is required.

The position is full-time, with benefits. Only candidates whose qualifications meet the requirements described above should apply.

Please submit resume or CV with a cover letter detailing your interest in and qualifications for the position to nmonroe@amphilsoc.org. References will be requested for finalists. Applications will be accepted through June 25, 2018.

The American Philosophical Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Successful applicants will be asked to show proof that they can legally work in the U.S.

About the American Philosophical Society

The American Philosophical Society, the oldest learned society in the United States, was founded in 1743 by Benjamin Franklin for the purpose of “promoting useful knowledge.” In the 21st century we sustain this mission in three principal ways. We honor and engage leading scholars, scientists, and professionals through elected membership and opportunities for interdisciplinary, intellectual fellowship, particularly in our semi-annual Meetings. We support research and discovery through grants and fellowships, lectures, publications, prizes, exhibitions, and public education. We serve scholars through a research library of manuscripts and other collections internationally recognized for their enduring historic value. The American Philosophical Society’s current activities reflect the founder’s spirit of inquiry, provide a forum for the free exchange of ideas, and convey our conviction that intellectual inquiry and critical thought are inherently in the best interest of the public.
(Posted 6/13)

 

Major Gifts Officer, The National Museum of American Jewish History, Philadelphia

The National Museum of American Jewish History (NMAJH), on historic Independence Mall in Philadelphia, presents educational programs and experiences that preserve, explore, and celebrate the history of Jews in America. Its purpose is to connect Jews more closely to their heritage and to inspire in people of all backgrounds a greater appreciation for the diversity of the American Jewish experience and the freedoms to which Americans aspire.

NMAJH’s vision is to be the preeminent national museum creatively teaching, interpreting, and inspiring dialogue about the American‐Jewish experience in the context of American history. The Museum will be a force fueling the American spirit of courage and imagination, aspiration and hard work, leadership and service, through active engagement with the stories of American‐Jewish life and tradition.

JOB SUMMARY
The Major Gifts Officer plays a vital role in meeting the National Museum of American Jewish History’s ambitious contributed income goals, with a focus on major gifts ($10K-$100K+).  Reporting to the Director of Development, this position is responsible for identifying, engaging, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding a portfolio of 150 donors and prospects. The position is also responsible for developing a priority list of new prospects and individual strategies to secure new gifts.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work in partnership with the Development Director to design and implement strategy for cultivating and stewarding major donors, nationwide, towards multi-year gift commitments and donor retention.
  • Serve as primary relationship manager, cultivating and stewarding a portfolio of 150 individual donors and prospects, moving each in an appropriate and timely fashion toward solicitation.
  • Research and identify new prospects for major gifts and planned giving opportunities.
  • Work collaboratively with the Museum’s senior and programmatic staff (i.e., Curatorial, Education, Public Relations, Marketing, and Finance), as appropriate, to best engage donors.
  • Become familiar with the Museum’s programmatic needs for the purpose of effective donor cultivation and stewardship, using available resources and opportunities.
  • Keep accurate and timely records of all constituent interactions in Raisers Edge database, and provide regular reporting of major gifts progress including detailed contact reports.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Enthusiasm and passion for the mission of the Museum and a desire to share it.
  • Bachelor’s degree required and a minimum of five years of related development experience.
  • Major gift fundraising and portfolio management experience, with a proven success record in major gifts cultivation and solicitation skills required.
  • Superior interpersonal and written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Raiser’s Edge (or similar database) and wealth screening software required.
  • A disciplined, strategic, and motivated professional with a strong work ethic.
  • Flexible for some domestic travel and work evenings and weekends as needed.
Education Level:
Bachelor’s degree required
Email cover letter with resume and salary requirements to employment@nmajh.org using the subject line “Major Gifts Officer Search.” Deadline July 6, 2018. No calls, please.
(Posted 6/13) 

Museum Advancement Director, The Andy Warhol Museum, Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh

There’s no cultural organization in the world quite like Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh. With a legacy of discovery and outreach dating back to 1895, today we are a family of four diverse, dynamic museums; Carnegie Museum of Art, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Carnegie Science Center, and The Andy Warhol Museum. We’re committed to being inclusive, both onsite and online, and to exploring with our audiences the big ideas and issues of our time.

Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh is interested in candidates who, through their experience and collaborations, will contribute to diversity and excellence of the Carnegie Museums community.

Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh seeks a MUSEUM ADVANCEMENT DIRECTOR for The Andy Warhol Museum. The successful candidate is responsible for articulating the case for support and funding needs for the Warhol Museum and fostering robust relationships between donors and museum leadership.

Responsibilities of the position include identifying, qualifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding gift prospects and donors primarily through personal visits. Responsible for the management of a portfolio. Implements, in conjunction with Carnegie Museums’ and The Warhol’s leadership staff, fundraising strategies and tactics to generate restricted and unrestricted support.

A bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of five years of demonstrated success in major gift fundraising from various sources is required. Must have excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills. Position requires an understanding of relationship building with volunteers, donors and prospects; initiative; strong attention to detail; discretion in handling confidential information; and the ability to manage time in order to meet defined performance and activity goals. Knowledge of local and national funding community is a plus.

Interested candidates encouraged to visit – carnegiemuseums.org/opportunities

The following PA Act 153 clearances, or proof of application of clearances, are required beginning employment and as a condition of continued employment:

  • Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance
  • Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check
  • FBI Fingerprint Criminal Background Check

Obtaining the required clearances is completed as part of the new hire process.

Carnegie Museums is an EEO-1 Affirmative Action Employer-M/F/Veteran/Disability
(Posted 6/13)

 

PT Visitor Experience Supervisor, The Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania, Chestnut Hill

The Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania (in Chestnut Hill) has an opening for a Visitor Experience Supervisor. Acting as the on-site manager, the Visitor Experience Supervisor oversees the front-line operation of the Arboretum, ensuring an exceptional guest experience for all visitors.

The Supervisor has four main areas of responsibility:

Customer Service.
The Supervisor takes an active role in ensuring that every visitor (over 135,000 annually!) has a wonderful experience and, when they don’t, steps in quickly to resolve issues in a friendly, pro-active manner. It is important for the Supervisor to be calm under pressure, comfortable interacting with diverse groups, and able to think on their feet.

Staff Oversight.
The Supervisor directly manages 3-12 part time Visitor Experience staff on a given day, ensuring that every staff member not only adheres to the Department’s policies but also rises to the Arboretum’s high standards of service and professionalism. The Supervisor models exceptional customer service and builds a strong working team through training, coaching, and mentoring. As a team leader, the Supervisor must be self-confident, comfortable addressing issues directly, professional, and willing to jump in where needed.

Operations.
The Visitor Experience Department oversees admissions, parking, and the Shop/Visitor Center. This involves everything from addressing problems that arise and responding in emergencies to handling cash and making sure brochures are stocked. This requires strong attention to detail.

Rental Program Coordination.
Also under the Visitor Experience umbrella, the Arboretum has a robust rental business with which the Supervisor takes an active role – giving rental tours, answering initial inquires, following up with clients, and actively monitor rental event details. This requires the Supervisor to be not only customer-focused but also able to pitch the Arboretum while keeping its needs and limitations in mind.

Additional Requirements:

  • Experience managing/leading staff.
  • Proven track record of servicing customers/clients.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Valid driver’s license.

This is a year-round, part-time, paid position working a variable 16-24 hours (2-3 days) per week, including weekends and some holidays and evenings.

Hourly Rate: $15.50-16.25/hour

To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter to: dormanc@upenn.edu
(Posted 6/13)

 

Director, Research and Content Development, Please Touch Museum, Philadelphia

How would you like to work for a nonprofit organization that strongly believes in education? Now is your chance to represent a nonprofit organization that changes a child’s life as they discover the power of learning through play.  Please Touch Museum (the Children’s Museum of Philadelphia) a non-profit organization with an $8 million operating budget, seeks an experienced, energetic, and dynamic Director of Research and Content Development (Director) who will be responsible for PTM’s research agenda in all aspects of the Museum experience, (exhibit, education and visitor related). The Director is responsible for management of all federal grants from determining opportunities for federal funding through submission of the grant and compliance with all collateral grant management and reporting.  The Director is the primary interface with external partners to advance research opportunities. The Director will also have a lead role in Museum accreditation.

Other responsibilities include but are not limited to: Content Development: Manage and execute integrated research on early childhood learning and tenants of “play as learning” studies to develop interpretive visitor focused approaches for both children and adults; developing and managing the creation of multigenerational approach to collaborative inquiry-based learning environments; lead the conceptualization and development of content and activities for exhibits, exhibit-related programs and media learning experiences, and proposals for project funding; responsible for the communication of research, testing, progress and results, serving in roles including planning, development, relationship management, project management, project facilitation, project implementation, interpretation, delivery, and project assessment and reporting. Research Development: define and facilitate involvement of community and research advisors; assess educational and experiential value of existing and developing exhibits and programs; frame, coordinate, and regularly share research and evaluation findings; support the development of Human Research Protection Procedures including informed consent position statement, Institutional Review Board (IRB) requirements, and Visitor Studies Review Team; represent PTM’s Engagement Research and Advancement activities, displaying leadership skills; Government Grant and Accreditation Development; manage government, foundation grants including proposal writing; research opportunities; projection timelines; complete funders reporting requirements and internal reports.; support planning, procurement, implementation, documentation, and timely reporting of grants; and will lead the efforts of re-accreditation process.

Requirements: Minimum 5 years’ experience working in a Museum or similar environment or related field; Bachelor’s degree required in science, history, design, education or related discipline; Master’s degree in Museum Studies, social science, or related field strongly preferred; excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills; demonstrated experience in facilitation, project management (budgeting and scheduling) as well as working successfully in a team environment; demonstrated experience in the development and managing of project and grant budgeting; experience in government and foundation grant writing and reporting required; must demonstrate excellent analytical skills; proven ability to assess research and define the implementation of the research findings; excellent interpersonal skills to work with diverse communities and able to utilize community assistance with research projects; and efficiently to produce consistent, high-quality results over long-term project; proficiency using multiple operating systems (Windows) and basic software.

Please Touch Museum offers an excellent work environment with, a comprehensive benefit package, and competitive salary.  To apply for this opportunity, please mail your cover letter including your accomplishments, resume and salary requirements to:  Human Resources, Please Touch Museum, 4231 Avenue of the Republic, Philadelphia, PA 19131; fax to: (215)-581-3182; Email: employment@pleasetouchmuseum.org. Office phone:  215-581-3189  EOE
(Posted 6/13)

 

Manager, Museum Advancement, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh

Carnegie Museum of Art creates experiences that connect people to art, ideas, and one another. We believe creativity is a defining human characteristic to which everyone should have access. CMOA collects, preserves, and presents artworks from around the world to inspire, sustain, and provoke discussion, and to engage and reflect multiple audiences.

Carnegie Museum of Art is arguable the first museum of contemporary art in the United States, collecting the “Old Masters of tomorrow” since the inception of the Carnegie International in 1896. Today, the museum is one of the most dynamic major art institutions in America. Our collection of more than 30,000 objects features a broad spectrum of visual arts, including painting and sculpture; prints and drawings; photographs; architectural casts, renderings, and models; decorative arts and design; and film, video, and digital imagery. Through our programming, exhibitions, and publications, we frequently explore the role of art and artists in confronting key social issues of our time, combining and juxtaposing local and global perspectives.  With our unique history and resources, we strive to become a leader in defining the role of art museums for the 21st century.

Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh is interested in candidates who, through their experience and collaborations, will contribute to diversity and excellence of the Carnegie Museums community.

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The MANAGER, MUSEUM ADVANCEMENT is responsible for effectively managing operations of assigned area in collaboration with other components of the institution, designing systems for efficient work that conform with both best practices in the field and department policies. Manages budgets and/or has responsibility for achieving revenue targets. Supervises employees as required. Supports overall department goals of being donor-centered, cooperative and transparent.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Three years of office administrative or development experience preferred. Supervisory experience required. Experience working in non-profit educational or cultural organizations desirable. Experience working with volunteers preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Strong interpersonal and coaching skills required. Must have excellent communication, customer service, and organizational skills. Patience, teamwork orientation, and a sense of humor highly desirable. Also requires the ability to prioritize work flow and meet deadlines. Must be technologically proficient with Microsoft Office products, including Word, Outlook, Access, Excel, Project, and Power Point and comfortable with exploring and learning new technologies; demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality, discretion and to interact well with all levels of staff, community leaders and general public. Raiser’s Edge fundraising software knowledge a plus. Occasional evening and weekend work required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Work is primarily sedentary in nature; no special demands are required.
PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

– Manage museum fundraising plan and ensure the effective and efficient follow through activities;
– Responsible for achieving fundraising goals for assigned initiatives & events;
– Coordinate and plan museum-specific stewardship & cultivation events;
– Ensure proper recording, filing and hand-off of donor interactions (proposals, pledges, gifts, contracts and notes);

– Manage museum development budgets

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The following PA Act 153 clearances, or proof of application of clearances, are required beginning employment and as a condition of continued employment:

  • Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance
  • Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check
  • FBI Fingerprint Criminal Background Check

Obtaining the required clearances is completed as part of the new hire process.

Carnegie Museums is an EEO-1 Affirmative Action Employer-M/F/Veteran/Disability

The above job description reflects the essential functions and qualifications for the position identified, and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position. The job description does not constitute an employment contract and does not alter the at-will relationship between CMP and the employee.

Visit carnegiemuseums.org/opportunities and click Apply Now to Manager, Museum Advancement
(Posted 6/1)

 

Associate Director of Administration, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia

The Associate Director of Administration, reporting directly to the President and Chief Operating Officer, plays a key role in developing the strategic and business plans for the earned revenue and auxiliary activities of the Museum.

Specifically, you will:

  • Assist the President and COO in overseeing the business operations of the Museum.
  • Develop, in collaboration with Museum division and department heads, long range business plans and operating models for all earned revenue and auxiliary activities of the Museum.
  • Lead the Rev-Up (earned revenue) Committee with a focus on streamlining processes, identifying areas of opportunity and risk, and ensuring a unified strategy around earned revenue activities, including membership, visitor services, retail operations, food services and special events.
  • Manage the contract relationship with STARR Catering Group, including working cross-departmentally with Membership and Visitor Services and Special Events to ensure that new spaces created through the Core Project are appropriate and financials are on track.
  • Play a key role in the planning and execution of the annual Philadelphia Art and Antiques Show overseeing all aspects of the event.
  • Oversee cross departmental committees within the Museum to manage the operational impact of city-wide events at the Museum and/or on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway ensuring all logistics are coordinated appropriately for each event.
  • Assist the President in managing the relationship between the Museum and the Philadelphia Parks and Recreation department.
  • Provide support to the President and Chief Operating Officer as needed.

Your diverse background includes:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; MBA strongly preferred.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience leading earned revenue activities or functions and/or managing large-scale projects and events.
  • Extensive project management experience.
  • Experience working with internal and external constituencies within a large city.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience with budgeting and analysis.
  • Experience and proficiency in all MS Office Suite programs.

Please visit the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s website to apply.
(Posted 5/31)

 

PT Escape Room Puzzle Master, The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Operate and run the Escape Game from a back of house central command station. Works closely with the Game Master in making the decisions and re-setting the experience. Recommend ways to improve the game flow and guest experience. Assist the Game Master with their job duties.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High School diploma or GED required. Friendly, upbeat and enthusiastic personality. Passion for tech and digital systems. Understanding of Linux, Raspberry Pi and Arduino helpful, but not required. Ability to work unsupervised in the Escape Room offices. Ability to work flexible weekly schedule.

Unscheduled part time, 19 hours per week, including weekends and holidays.

We offer competitive salary and benefits. Send resume to: THE FRANKLIN INSTITUTE, Human Resources Department, 222 N. 20th St., Phila, PA  19103, email: employment@fi.edu or fax 215-448-1121.  EOE.
(Posted 5/31)

 

Multimedia Producer, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh

The MULTIMEDIA PRODUCER works collaboratively with the marketing department to plan and create multimedia for various purposes including the Web, social media, podcasts, audio guides and more. Responsibilities include planning, scheduling, and executing videotaping and audio recording sessions and processing and editing video and audio recordings for the intended purposes. S/he contributes to discussions about goals and opportunities for the multimedia program, including seeking ways to utilize multimedia more dynamically inside and outside the museum.

Flexibility in scheduling is essential, including some evening and weekend hours.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
A college degree in video production or a related field is required, along with significant training and 2 years of experience in multimedia capture and production including expertise in use of industry-standard nonlinear multi-track video and audio editing/post-production software (Apple Final Cut Studio) and image editing and processing software such as Adobe Photoshop. Expertise, at least 2 years of experience, in video/audio compression variables, formatting options, and color compensation/correction is required, along with demonstrated fluency in Web venues such as YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook. Portfolio presentation is required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: The position requires sophisticated technical training and experience, as well as an understanding about the ways in which natural history museums and related organizations are utilizing multimedia to engage audiences and support exhibitions, collections, and programs. Strong communication skills, initiative, and the ability to work independently and collaboratively are essential. The candidate must be able to prioritize and reprioritize multiple projects in a busy environment. An understanding of photography and basic copyright law is desirable.

EQUIPMENT USED: Digital HD video camera, professional digital audio recording devices, continuous lighting equipment and lighting modifiers (reflectors, baffles, scrims, etc.), tripods, microphones, digital SLR cameras, and computers (Windows or Mac).

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The multimedia producer should have the ability to lift and carry up to 20 pounds; manual dexterity to operate specified equipment; and visual and aural acuity. S/he must be able to spend a significant amount of time working on a computer.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND ACCOUNTABILITIES
Work with marketing to identify and agree on opportunities and priorities for multimedia production; participate in setting monthly goals; add additional projects according to agreed upon criteria/priorities.
– For approved projects:
– Develop and share schedule and timeline for multimedia production in a timely fashion. Update and disseminate schedule/timetable as needed;
– Ensure participating parties have a clear understanding about technical needs/issues/requirements in advance;
– Ensure that necessary approvals and rights clearances are obtained before beginning production; include credits and acknowledgements as required before disseminating material to the public;
– Capture approved interviews, lectures, and events for the purpose of producing streaming video, podcasts, audio tours, and other formats as needed;
– Process and reformat video and audio as required for the intended purposes, meeting established editorial, stylistic or brand identity requirements;
– When appropriate, work with outside contractors on various aspects of multimedia production, including identifying potential contractors; obtaining price quotations; providing contracts/purchase orders; and coordinating with contractors on implementation;
– Include review/approval by relevant departments as needed during the planning and production process to ensure that programmatic and production goals are met.
– Work closely with Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh IT department on issues such as bandwidth requirements, file formats and compression, and other technological issues related to the implementation of finished multimedia content
– Establish good practices in the archiving and cataloging of all multimedia resources from every stage of the production cycle, to ensure preservation and future retrieval. Organize and maintain archive of all working files, final projects, and derivatives on network server, using clear labeling methods and established naming conventions
– Maintain an inventory of multimedia equipment and work with the Director of Marketing to identify additional hardware and software needs.
– Be informed about trends and best practices in the use of multimedia by cultural and related organizations and actively contribute to museum-wide conversations about the ways in which multimedia can be used to provide richer and more engaging experiences for audiences, on and off site. Makes recommendations to improve the multimedia production process.
– Maintain a professional and collegial demeanor in dealing with colleagues and external collaborators

The following PA Act 153 clearances, or proof of application of clearances, are required beginning employment and as a condition of continued employment:

  • Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance
  • Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check
  • FBI Fingerprint Criminal Background Check

Obtaining the required clearances is completed as part of the new hire process.

Carnegie Museums is an EEO-1 Affirmative Action Employer-M/F/Veteran/Disability

The above job description reflects the essential functions and qualifications for the position identified, and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position. The job description does not constitute an employment contract and does not alter the at-will relationship between CMP and the employee.

The Carnegie Museums now have a new employment page and online application platform. Please visit their page to apply or view other job openings.
(Posted 5/31)

 

PT Museum Oral History Coordinator, Penn State All-Sports Museum, University Park

The Penn State All-Sports Museum is seeking a part-time oral history coordinator to aid in launching an oral history program focusing on figures from the University’s athletic past. Key responsibilities will include: Working with the Director and Collections Committee to maintain the list of interview targets; Contacting interviewees and scheduling interviews; Conducting oral history interviews; Overseeing the transcription process and conducting quality control; Editing and annotating transcripts; Other duties related to the above as necessary. Ideal candidates will have oral history/interviewing experience, are flexible, personable, a self-starter, and a passion for Penn State athletics. The position will likely average 10-15 hours per week to begin with potential growth for more. Only applicants who upload a resume are considered; resume with cover letter is preferred.

Please visit Penn State’s employment website to apply.
(Posted 5/31)

 

PT Marketing Assistant, Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh

The Marketing Assistant supports the Marketing Department by organizing data, gathering information and carrying out tasks to keep the Children’s Museum’s department functioning – ensuring the most effective communications to Museum visitors and potential customers. This position will assist the Director of Marketing in implementing marketing programs and systems that support strategic direction.

Please visit the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh’s website for more information and application instructions.
(Posted 5/22)

 

 

 

Collections Assistant, The Mercer Museum and Fonthill Castle, Doylestown

Collections Assistant – Full Time The Mercer Museum and Fonthill Castle has an immediate opening for a full-time Collections Assistant. Under the supervision of the Collections Manager, the Collections Assistant is responsible for completing original cataloging, inputting and updating records in collection database (Cuadra STAR), assisting with historic housekeeping, and providing access and assistance to researchers at both Mercer Museum and Fonthill Castle. College degree in a related field and at least 2 years of experience working in a professional museum setting. Ability to lift a 40-pound box required. Please send cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements to Sara Good, Collections Manager, Mercer Museum, 84 S. Pine Street, Doylestown, PA, 18901 or email sgood@mercermuseum.org. No phone calls, please. EOE.
(Posted 5/21)

 

Posting a job opening with PA Museums

Hiring the best candidate increases your organization’s capacity, and PA Museums is here to help.  We post job openings as a service to our membership and potential membership.  We post positions available in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and sometimes those in neighboring states depending upon a number of variables.  To post a position opening with PA Museums, please feel free t0 send us your job description that includes any application deadlines.  We post openings for thirty days, but we are pleased to extend postings at your request. Please email us.