Membership Coordinator, Napa Valley Museum

Available Position at Napa Valley Museum
PT Membership Coordinator

The Membership Coordinator is responsible for the administration of the membership and donor database including proper data entry and provide database administration to assure that the Raiser’s Edge database supports the transactional and informational needs of the organization. The Coordinator also provides administrative support to the Executive Director. The Membership Coordinator is the foundation of the Museum’s successful development program and is responsible for coordinating museum membership activities and communications, mailing renewal requests and fulfillment packages, and maintaining membership database.
Hours: Thursday-Saturday (16-20 hours/week); occasional nights for events and programs
Salary: $15-$20/hour commensurate with experience

Specific Job Duties
Development Database
· Define and implement procedures to ensure accurate data collection, input and reporting.

· Send out reminder and renewal letters, membership cards and gift certificates

· Defines and creates reports to support data needs of Executive Director

· Implement membership plan and incentives for renewal

· Implement special projects for new/renewal memberships

· Issues replacement cards and sends new member cards.

· Implement special projects such as membership drives

· Attends Special events

· Build and run unique queries, analysis reports, mailing lists and other items as needed by the Executive Director.

· Attend Board of Trustees meetings when assigned

· Prepare and distribute Board Meeting agendas and minutes of meetings

· Prepare letters for the Executive Director or Board President when assigned

Provide administrative support for the Patrons Program
· Open and close the Museum as needed

· Fill in as Gallery Staff when required

· Manage Gift Shop

· Other Duties as assigned

Desired Qualifications
· Experience with Raiser’s Edge

· Ability to prioritize work, be proactive, take initiative and resolve problems
· Possess excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office

· Great attention for detail

· Excellent customer service skills

· Self-motivated

To Apply
Send cover letter and resume/CV to Kristie Sheppard at No phone calls. Submission deadline: November 5, 2014.

Traveling Exhibitions Manager, Charles M. Schultz Museum


Reporting to the Curator, the Traveling Exhibitions Manager is responsible for the management of the Museum’s traveling exhibition program including supervising, promoting, and scheduling traveling exhibitions, as well as marketing, design, fabrication, packing, and shipping. This position leads the delivery of consistently high quality traveling exhibitions at domestic and international venues, while building and maintaining strong relationships with exhibition hosts.

Specific Duties
 Coordinate and schedule existing traveling exhibitions, including loan agreements, invoices, and arranging shipping between host venues
 Promote and market existing and planned traveling exhibitions
 Prepare registration packets for each new traveling exhibition
 With the Curator, prepare budgets for each traveling exhibition
 Prepare a schedule for each exhibition and inform Curator when artifact selection, image selection, and text are due
 Monitor and supervise the schedule, ensuring that the exhibition is shipped to all venues on time
 Supervise and coordinate the exhibition design, including a layout guide, graphic signature, text panels, object labels, presentation strategy, and audio/visual delivery systems
 Order fabrication supplies as necessary: mat board, frames, Plexiglas, etc.
 Work with the Collections Manager to determine what mounting systems are needed and purchase or work with facilities staff to produce custom mounts
 Supervise and coordinate all contractors: framers, printers, graphic artists, packers, etc.
 Design crates and supervise their construction
 Supervise and coordinate all packing of objects and exhibit materials, including the creation of detailed packing instructions

 Masters Degree in Museum Studies or related field
 Broad knowledge of museum standards and practices
 Broad knowledge of exhibition design and fabrication
 Ability to work with limited supervision, under the pressure of deadlines, to plan projects independently and bring them to fruition on a timely basis
 Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse environment
 Ability to develop and manage budgets

About the Museum
The mission of the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center is to preserve, display, and interpret the art of Charles M. Schulz. The Museum carries out this mission through exhibitions and programming that:
 Illustrate the scope of Charles M. Schulz’s multi-faceted career,
 Communicate the stories, inspirations, and influences of Charles M. Schulz,
 Celebrate the life of Charles M. Schulz and the Peanuts characters, and
 Build an understanding of cartoonists and cartoon art.

Benefits and Compensation
This is a regular part-time position including prorated benefits, and requiring 32 hours per week.

PAL, Assistant Architectural Historian


Assistant Architectural Historian

PAL, a leading cultural resource management and historic preservation planning consulting firm in New England, has an opening for an Assistant Architectural Historian (AAH) to be an integral member of PAL’s dynamic and innovative Historic Preservation Team. This entry-level position offers the successful applicant an outstanding opportunity to acquire the skills and experience necessary to develop into an accomplished historic preservation professional.

The AAH provides essential support and works on a variety of projects in conjunction with PAL’s Architectural and Industrial Historians in a collaborative and collegial team setting with opportunities for professional growth. Specific duties include archival research, architectural field survey, data entry, graphics production, writing, and administrative tasks. AAHs are expected to have a strict attention to detail and operate in a careful and efficient manner that consistently produces accurate, high quality work products within established budgets and schedules for PAL’s clients. Project examples include architectural field survey and research, historic tax credit rehabilitations, community preservation plans, private developments, and large-scale transportation projects throughout New England and the Mid-Atlantic region.

Qualified AAH applicants will have a graduate or undergraduate degree in historic preservation, history, art history, or a related field, or a demonstrated background of independent study or other experience relevant to historic preservation. Successful applicants will also possess a demonstrated ability to conduct, understand, and communicate research techniques, results, and objectives with other team members and will possess basic organizational and data entry/word processing/graphic skills.

Located in the greater Providence area, PAL offers a competitive salary and benefits package. We seek motivated self-starters who have the desire to work on a diverse range of projects and the organizational skills to handle multiple assignments. If you have the qualifications and desire to work with the best, please send a letter of interest with resume, writing sample, and list of references to:

Donna Callahan
Human Resources Manager PAL
26 Main Street
Pawtucket, RI 02860

Telephone: 401.728.8780 Fax: 401.728.8784 Website:

This position will remain open until filled.
PAL is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

26 Main Street Pawtucket, RI 02860 Tel: 401.728.8780 Fax: 401.728.8784

26 Main Street Pawtucket, RI 02860 Tel: 401.728.8780 Fax: 401.728.8784

Program Assistant for High School Programs National Gallery of Art

Program Assistant for High School Programs

National Gallery of Art

The National Gallery of Art is currently looking to hire a full-time Program Assistant for High School Programs in the Education Division. The Program Assistant works closely with the Manager of High School Programs and is responsible for assisting with​ ​
the administration, planning, implementation, and documentation of programs for high school students. Programs relate to the permanent collections and special exhibitions and include the High School Seminar, High School Studio Workshops, Advanced Art History​ ​
Workshops, the Art as Document program, along with other special requests which serve the Gallery​’​
s educational mission. Specifically, s/he will support programs by arranging logistics and details of programs, managing the budget, providing materials for gallery​ ​
teachers, assisting with teaching, and documenting programs through photography and written notes. High School Programs include both single-visit and multiple-visit programs. Please visit our website at

A qualified candidate will have:

a masters degree in art history, art education, studio art, museum education, or a masters degree in a related field

a minimum of two years experience working with students, especially in grades 9-12, in a museum setting
excellent verbal and written communication skills

a high degree of organizational skill with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously

ability to move supply carts, set-up and clean-up of art-making materials, and other light lifting

Apply: Send by e-mail a cover letter, along with a resume, to Elisa Patterson at e-patterson by November 9, 2014. Interviews for select candidates will be held in late November, at which time references will be required.

Rate of Pay:
GS-7 rate ($42,631 per year) plus health benefits.
Questions: Email e-patterson
Elisa Patterson
Senior Educator, Manager of High School Programs
National Gallery of Art
mailing address:
2000B South Club Drive
Landover, MD 20785

Chicago Humanities Festival/Curb Center, Vanderbilt

From Elizabeth Francis, Rhode Island Council for the Humanities,

Two major arts and humanities organizations are seeking skilled and experienced leaders to fill key positions. The well-known Chicago Humanities Festival seeks an Artistic Director charged with “providing a creative and dynamic artistic vision” for this 25-year-old organization. The Festival presents more than 140 programs annually, attracts a live audience of more than 40,000, and reaches millions more through online programs. The Artistic Director is the primary artistic leader and spokesperson for the Festival and has primary responsibility for creating the festival themes and areas of programmatic focus.

The Curb Center for Art, Enterprise, and Public Policy at Vanderbilt University is searching for a tenured or tenure-track faculty member (rank and field open) for the position ofAssociate Director. The Curb Center is a “national policy center committed to research and teaching that prompt leaders to rethink the place of art and creativity in our world.”  The Center has a dual mission, one engaging students in creative practice workshops and leadership seminars and the other focusing on national and international cultural policy.

Art in Public Places Coordinator (West Palm Beach FL)

Name 15-004-101838

Job Title Art in Public Places Coordinator (PT 30 hours/week)


Organization Name Department of Parks and Recreation

Department Description

Brief Description

The City of West Palm Beach (pop. 102,000) – with its sunny palm-lined

streets, scenic waterfront views, quaint shopping districts, historic

neighborhoods, and year-round outdoor festivals – is a slice of paradise

whose hallmarks are elegance and luxurious comfort. West Palm Beach

is the county seat of Palm Beach County and one of the fastest growing

areas in the country. We are proud of our ethnic and cultural diversity,

both in the community we serve and in our workplace.

The City of West Palm Beach was incorporated in 1894 and encompasses

55 square miles and is blessed with a downtown intracoastal waterfront.

The City features a variety of national recognized cultural and leisure

activities. West Palm Beach operates under a strong mayor form of

government since 1993. This system combines the strong political

leadership of a Mayor, who is responsible for running the affairs of the

City, with an elected City Commission.

Explore the many opportunities available for those who work, live or play

in the paradise we call City of West Palm Beach!

Under general supervision, performs duties related to the organization

and operation of Art in Public Places within the City of West Palm Beach.

This position is responsible for planning, organizing and directing public

art projects and programs as well as providing lead staff support for the

Art in Public Places Committee (Committee). The work includes

considerable interaction with the public, the Committee, artists, art

organizations and local, State and federal arts organizations/agencies as

well as with other City departments to integrate art works into public and

private development in the City from scope development to completion.

This position exercises a high degree of independent judgment and

initiative in the planning, development and implementation of the Art in

Public Places program and is expected to independently develop and

administer the program and projects as assigned. 10/14/2014

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Detailed Description

Job Requirements

Additional Details

How To Apply


This is a part time position working 30 hours per week.

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major

in visual arts, Public or Business Administration or related field; five

years progressively responsible experience in arts management; or any

equivalent combination of relevant training and experience.

A valid State of Florida driver’s license, required. A valid driver’s license

from any state (equivalent to a State of Florida Class E) may be utilized

upon application; with the ability to obtain the State of Florida driver’s

license within 30 days from day of employment.

The selection process for this position may consist of any, all or a

combination of the following tests: evaluation of training and experience,

written examination, structured oral interview or other assessment


If you are interested in applying for this position you may apply online by

selecting the Apply Now button at the end of the job posting.

Applications must be received in Human Resources by the closing date.

The City of West Palm Beach is an equal employment opportunity

employer. Veterans’ preference will be given in accordance with

Chapter 295 of the Florida Statutes for those who met the

minimum requirements of the position. Background

investigation, physical, and drug and alcohol screening is

required as condition of employment.

Grade 54

Maximum Salary 34.31

Position Name

Functional Area General

Closing Date 31-Oct-2014

Art in Public Places Coordinator – Job Posting.pdf