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EMPLOYMENT IN INDIANA MUSEUMS

Museums: Send information on job postings to office@indianamuseums.org.
Interviewees:
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All postings placed on website in the order received; most recent listing first.


Indiana


Development Coordinator (Grant Writer), Science Central, Fort Wayne, Part-Time

Science Central, a hands-on science center located within a large historical building, is currently hiring a knowledgeable, self-motivated, self-directed, grant writer. This person will research funding sources, write grants, and write grant reports; communicate the grant review process with associated staff; coordinate appropriate reporting and record-keeping; assist with fundraising, development activities, and special events. http://sciencecentral.org/  (Posted 2.19.2014)


Housekeeping Specialist, Science Central, Fort Wayne, Part-time

Involvement in an informal, hands-on, educational science center (physical, natural and applied sciences). Responsible for cleaning the building for general public, school group visitors and special groups. This includes all parts of the building. http://sciencecentral.org  (Posted 3.6.2014)





Regional

Museum Educator (Wheaton, Ill.)
The Museum Educator at the Robert R. McCormick Museum at Cantigny Park develops the McCormick Museum's education initiatives; serves teachers students; facilitates distance learning and outreach; and serves as an education advocate. (posted 4/16/14)


Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer (Madison, Wis.)

The Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer manages the Wisconsin State Historic Preservation section within the Division of Historic Preservation and Public History.(posted 4/16/14)



Marketing and Special Events Coordinator, Liberty Hall, Frankfort, KY

Working Under the supervision of the Executive Director and with a creative staff and board, the Marketing and Special Events Coordinator will:

 

40% Coordinate marketing and publicity of the site, programs, events and museum store.

Conduct target marketing.  Research creative and appropriate ways to market, promote, and publicize existing and new programs through audience assessments.  Seek ways to enhance the effectiveness of marketing and outreach tools such as websites, social media, newsletter, and other printed materials.

 

10% Manage the museum store including inventory.

 

10% Coordinate and manage quarterly newsletter, the Gazette.

 

15% Coordinate special events not managed by the board or educator, such as Winter Teas and Movie Nights.

 

5% Take a personal interest in LHHS, learn its history, and participate in tour guide duties.  May be asked to handle museum store and front desk duties on occasion (telephone, cash register, etc.) and provide exceptional customer service.

 

20% Coordinate and manage garden rentals/weddings.  Be on-site to oversee events, often occurring on the weekends.

 

Skills Require
Must be organized and possess excellent research, writing, and presentation skills.  Must also be familiar with basic Microsoft computer programs: Word, Excel, Outlook, and Publisher.   Design software experience a plus.  Must deliver marketing projects and pieces, such as press releases, on-time and on-budget by applying excellent project management and follow-up skills. Manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously.  Ability to gain a comprehensive understanding of priorities and clearly and concisely articulate the mission of LHHS to diverse audiences. Ability to follow instructions and direction from staff.  Strong interpersonal skills with proven ability to cultivate and build positive relationships with internal supporters and external partners.  Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment as well as independently. Must be a strategic thinker with analytical skills. Must be flexible and willing to work nights and weekends as necessary.  Preferred qualification is an associate’s degree or higher.

 

Core values: Respect for co-workers, board members, volunteers, partners, and the public.  

 

Any offer of employment will be contingent upon an acceptable background investigation and reference check.   (posted 4/16/14)

Chief Curator, Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM). (Grand Rapids, MI.)

Seek experienced curator in modern/contemporary art or design, 1850-today. Serve on Leadership Team; oversee 7 staff, $660,000 budget. Accredited, future-minded AAMD museum with $5M budget, LEED-Gold-certified building by Kulapat Yantrasast. Regional-international exhibitions. Director Dana Friis-Hansen is international contemporary-art expert. www.artmuseumgr.org. Video-history: http://vimeo.com/67531183. Grand Rapids is in scenic West MI near Chicago, Lake Michigan. Rated "#13 city in US for philanthropy;" "2nd Best Place to live in the US;" in "Top 8 Cities Experiencing Artistic Boom." www.experiencegr.com. Job responsibilities, required qualifications, details, how to apply at www.museum-search.com. Nominations welcome. .


Collections Assistant Positions (Chicago, Ill.)

The Field Museum seeks experienced collections assistants for the following projects: 

Collections Assistant, Hoffman Conservation Project
The Collections Assistant will move and inventory life-size bronze figures by Malvina Hoffman. This is a full-time, one-year term.

Collections Assistant, Anthropology Digitization
The Collections Assistant will handle, move and digitally photograph ceramic vessels and Admiralty Islands spears as well as process and database the resulting reference photographs. This is a full-time position through 2015.


National

Curator of Ancient Egyptian, Nubian and Near Eastern Art
Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University. Apply at www.hr.emory.edu/careers for requisition 4318BR: Curator. Application deadline May 1, 2015.     





Additional Jobseeking Resources: 

Indiana Arts Commission

American Alliance of Museums

American Association for State and Local History

 

 
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