Curator, Georgia

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Type of Opening
Position Vacancy
Old Governor’s Mansion
Employment Class
Full Time Staff
Work Hours
8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Some occasional weekend and evening work may be required.
Job Summary/Basic Function
Under the supervision of the Director of the Old Governor’s Mansion, the Curator plans and coordinates the museum’s tourism programs, develops and implements educational programming, outreach, and docent programs. The Curator also serves as a curator of the Mansion collection; assists in providing archival and accession file maintenance; maintains the Mansion’s website and social media pages; conducts historical research; assists the Director in soliciting donations for the museum; develops and coordinates special events; and writes grants to support the Mansion’s programming and initiatives. In addition, the Curator will all also train and supervise all paid museum interpreters, students, and graduate assistants. Finally, the Curator will be responsible for the development and implementation of programming at the Sallie Ellis Davis Cultural Arts Center.
Knowledge/Skills and Abilities
Extensive historical knowledge
Knowledge of educational programming and curriculum standards
Understanding of basic curatorial practices and methodology
Knowledge and understanding of museum ethics and principles
Knowledge of historic preservation
Knowledge of Georgia and US history
Understanding of the operations of a non-profit entity
Proven success in the development and implementation of educational programming
Ability to effectively communicate and work in a public environment
Ability to deal with a wide variety of audiences and stakeholders
Confidentiality and the ability to work as a team player
Ability to write effectively

GC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution committed to cultural, racial, and ethnic communities. We promote equal employment opportunities regardless of race, religion, color, gender, marital status, genetic information, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity. It is expected that successful candidates share these commitments.
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in History, Museum Studies, Public History, Education or similar discipline.
1-3 years experience working in a museum environment or similar environment
Preferred Qualifications
Master’s degree in History, Museum Studies, Public History, Education or similar discipline
Experience in using the Past Perfect Museum Software System
Successful grant writing experience
Proven success in the development of dynamic educational programming
Additional Information About This Posting
Strengthened by Diversity
GCSU is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative-Action Institution committed to cultural, racial, and multi-ethnic communities and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. It is expected that successful candidates share in this commitment. Persons who need reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources at 478-445-5596.

Georgia is an Open Records state. The finalist will be required to submit to a background investigation.
Posting Date
This position will be required to have physical fitness examination based on essential functions.

The physical demands described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Applicants will be required to pass a physical fitness examination at time of conditional job offer.
This position is not required to have a physical fitness examination because lifting is not the essential function. However, this position may have light, medium, moderately heavy, heavy, very heavy on occasional basis. Click onAttachment for Criteria for determining the five physical demands.
Option 1 – Review of application materials will begin on DATE, and will continue until the position is filled.
Option 2 – The position is open until filled, but DATE is the priority date for receipt of application materials to be considered in the initial selection committee review. The position may close for consideration of application materials on the above priority date or any time thereafter, and interested persons are encouraged to submit their application materials so that they are received not later than the priority date.

Option 3 – Closing Date – application will be accepted for a period of two weeks and then the application process is closed.

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Program Associate, School Partnerships and Projects SFMOMA

Program Associate, School Partnerships and Projects

SFMOMA is committed to providing high quality programs and resources for schools and teachers, and to working in partnership with others to support visual arts education in the Bay Area and beyond.  As the museum expands its building and collections, we will seek to enhance what we offer schools and teachers across our diverse communities. Under the supervision of the Associate Curator of School Initiatives, the Programs Associate, School Partnerships and Projects develops, coordinates and ensures the successful implementation of innovative and leading-edge partnership programs, projects and resources for designated Bay Area schools that integrate modern and contemporary art across curricula.  School partnerships and projects happen at the museum, at local school sites and in the community. SFMOMA’s commitment to SFUSD, in particular, will be exemplified by ongoing, deep, partnerships with up to three High School partner sites annually.


Working closely with the Associate Curator of School Initiatives:

  • Develop and coordinate partnership programs with up to three designated SFUSD High Schools, including all related school-site, museum-site, community visits and events.
  • Develop, coordinate and deliver digital and non-digital resources to support SFMOMA’s High School partnerships and other school projects.
  • Commission artists to write classroom activities/resources for partnership and school projects related to SFMOMA’s collections and exhibitions, as well as to key concepts in modern and contemporary art.
  • Coordinate exhibitions of the work of partner and project schools online and/or in the museum’s education center.
  • Cultivate and maintain ongoing relationships with San Francisco public school, administrators, teachers, and schools.
  • Meet with Teacher Advisory group and Program Associate, Teacher Engagement and Resources to gather input about the design of SFMOMA’s offerings for teachers and students.
  • Commission artists to work on special projects with designated Bay Area schools.
  • Coordinate special projects and programs for schools, including acting as liaison for collaborations and partnerships.
  • Support evaluation and assessment of partnership and school project programs, experiences, and related resources and uses key findings to inform development of new programs and resources.
  • Maintain knowledge of current art education policies, standards, theories and teaching practices in public schools and museum contexts, including inclusion policies and practices.
  • Proactively liase with a wide range of communities and contacts, including artists, performers, teachers, administrators, students and professional specialists.
  • Answer inquiries or see that they are answered by other appropriate staff.
  • Meet and greet school and teacher groups, as needed.
  • In 2016, assist with the functioning of the Koret Education Center as an educational space for school partners.
  • Perform other appropriate duties as required.


Education and Training:

  • Undergraduate degree in art history, art education, museum studies or closely related subject, or equivalent combination of education and experience with demonstrable interest in modern and contemporary art.
  • Graduate degree preferred.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of two years experience in art education, including working with teachers and youth, particularly teenagers.
  • Interdisciplinary experience combining the visual arts and other disciplines, such as social studies, language arts or science is a plus.
  • Experience working with artists and presenting youth work online or in a gallery context.
  • Experience working collaboratively with colleagues.
  • Experience in event programming and coordination preferred.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong project coordination and organizational skills with an emphasis in attention to detail and follow-up.
  • Understanding of California’s K-12 education system, with particular understanding of current 9-12 arts and humanities curriculum, including Common Core standards.
  • Knowledge of modern and contemporary art, museum educational programming, and the Bay Area artistic community.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and public speaking skills and the ability to work enthusiastically and effectively with visitors, Museum staff, program participants and external vendors.
  • Candidates should have experience in classroom management (or equivalent) and establishing a strong rapport with students and teacher audience.
  • Candidates with knowledge of SFUSD personnel and procedures are highly regarded.
  • Bilingual abilities and/or experience with students with special needs or English Language Learners (ELLs) is a plus.
  • Patience and flexibility while working in a dynamic public environment.
  • Demonstrated time management skills with the ability to organize work, set priorities, meet critical deadlines, follow-up on assignments and work effectively on several projects concurrently with a minimum of supervision.
  • Understanding of common multimedia presentation software, visual display systems, and their application to public settings.
  • Availability to work evenings and weekends.

Background Checks and Special Licensing:  Criminal background check. CPR Certification. TB Testing.

POSITION TITLE:          Program Associate, School Partnerships & Projects

DEPARTMENT:               Education and Public Practice

SUPERVISOR:                Associate Curator, School Initiatives

SCHEDULE:                    Full time/35 hours/week

PAY RATE:                     $21.78/hour (starting rate)

$26.26/hour (position rate)

This is a union position subject to the provisions of the collective bargaining agreement.




The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art encourages people of color, residents of SOMA, and other San Francisco residents to apply.  The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity.



Job Details
Reference # 17539
Posted: Dec 18, 2014
Closes: Jan 8, 2015
Opportunity Employment Opportunity
Department Education
Work type(s) Full-Time

Education (PT), Illinois

We have a job opening. It’s only part time, doing educational programming. Send resume to Peggie Stromberg.
Margaret (Peggie) Stromberg

Executive Director
Elgin Public Museum of Natural History
and Anthropology

The mission of the Elgin Public Museum is to enhance knowledge of the natural sciences and anthropology through the use of exhibits and interactive experiences.

Social Media Community Specialist, Holocaust Musem

This position is located in the Office of Marketing. Are you a creative thinker who is a proactive social media community professional? Then, consider a career with U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum as a Social Media Community Specialist.

While our Museum’s Facebook page engages followers daily in content and critical thinking about the Holocaust and related contemporary issues, it is not our only social media channel. In fact, the Museum has established a presence through many additional other channels, including Twitter, YouTube, Google+, Instagram, and Pinterest with each platform offering a slightly different set of goals, capabilities and audiences. Thus, in this innovative role you will create content for, update, monitor and moderate the Museums social media accounts.


RISD Museum – summer internship, open to those graduating in spring 2015

The RISD Museum’s paid Andrew W. Mellon Summer Internship Program is open to matriculated college/university undergraduate and graduate students; students graduating in the spring of 2015 are also eligible. Applicants should have some background in art history or fields related to the Museum department offering an internship.  The ten-week internships begin on June 1, 2015, and end on August 7, 2015. Interns are expected to spend 20 hours a week in the Museum.  Participation in the five-hour Wednesday seminar focusing on museums is included in their weekly hours. Mellon interns receive a $2000 honorarium for the summer.

 The goal of the program is to provide an overview of museum functions and in-depth experience working in conservation, contemporary art, costume and textiles, decorative arts and design, education, registration, or works on paper. The internships are designed particularly for those students who have had little professional art museum experience. Interns will work on departmental projects and learn about the various activities that take place in the Museum, both the public functions and behind-the-scenes operations.  At the end of the program each intern will submit a paper on her/his experience for publication on the Museum’s website and give a brief oral report to Museum staff and invited guests.

The deadline for submitting applications is January 25, 2015Read more and apply now.

Art Gallery Director, New Hampshire

Director, Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery

Keene State College seeks a dynamic Director to bring artistic vision, leadership, and administrative experience to the Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery, beginning July 1, 2015. The Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery serves both the college and the community, operating in an area of New Hampshire rich in artists, nonprofit art centers and art venues. The Director is responsible for crafting a year-round schedule of exhibitions that are challenging, innovative, and socially relevant, including originally curated exhibitions, student and faculty exhibitions, and exhibitions utilizing the gallery’s permanent collection. The permanent collection consists of Dublin Art Colony works by Alexander James, Richard Meryman, Joseph Lindon Smith, and Barry Faulkner, as well as works by contemporary artists, such as George Rickey, Robert Mapplethorpe, and Jules Olitski. The permanent collection consists of nearly 400 pieces, including paintings, prints, photographs, and sculpture.

Reporting to the Dean of Arts and Humanities, the Director must be an engaging leader, capable of building relationships with a wide range of constituents including students, faculty, staff, community members, and donors. The Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery is a primary element in the College’s planned Visual and Media Arts Center, and the Director will help shape the vision for the gallery’s collaborative role in this dynamic new facility. S/he will develop educational programming that reaches diverse audiences through school programs, lectures, symposia, artist-led family programs, public tours, performances, studio demonstrations, and partnerships with other campus and community organizations. The director will play a vital role in strengthening the art gallery as an important destination in an active regional arts environment, and as a critical component of the strategic priorities of a public liberal arts college. The gallery is supported by volunteers and an exhibits advisory board. The gallery celebrates its fiftieth anniversary in 2015-16, and the Director will play a central role in related exhibits, programming and community engagement. We are committed to diversity and multiculturalism, and strongly encourage individuals to apply who will contribute to the College’s ongoing efforts to provide opportunities to help students become responsible global citizens.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Curate, budget, design, install, and promote a year-round schedule of exhibitions of regional, national, and international scope.
2. Work with the College’s Marketing and Communication Office to create effective publicity and promotion for gallery activities.
3. In cooperation with the offices of Advancement and Sponsored Projects, plan, develop, and implement strategies for generating resources and/or revenues for the organization through philanthropy, sponsorships and grants.
4. Direct the overall vision for the continuing display, care, and collection of the objects in the College’s collections, and work with the campus and local community to foster interest in and access to the collections.
5. In collaboration with volunteers and other community partners, build educational outreach and programming in the community.
6. Collaborate with the Art Department and with faculty and centers across campus to integrate the gallery experience into curricula, co-curricular activities, and scholarship.
7. Represent the art gallery through leadership on various committees both inside and outside the college.
8. Supervise and manage gallery staff, student workers, and volunteers, and determine gallery maintenance needs.
9. Will have the opportunity to teach at least one course per year in an area of the Director’s specialty.

Qualifications Required: A Master’s Degree in Art History, Museum Studies, Curatorial Studies, Studio Art or a related field; at least five years of museum/gallery curatorial experience at a level appropriate to the position’s responsibilities; substantial knowledge of the history of art, including contemporary art and design; proven leadership skills; an appreciation and commitment to the public dimension of visual arts organizations and to public service; fiscal management skills; supervisory skills; and demonstrated abilities in marketing and community relations.

Additional Desirable Qualifications: A terminal degree in Art History, Museum Studies, Curatorial Studies, Studio Art or a related field; experience in and ability to work effectively within an academic environment; experience with strategic planning. Starting salary commensurate with qualifications and experience, complemented by a generous benefits package; minimum starting salary of $61,690.

Application: Apply online at:

Applicants should be prepared to upload the following documents when applying online:
• Letter of application addressing the above responsibilities and qualifications
• Resume
• Contact information for three (3) references

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin January 5, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled or otherwise closed at the college’s discretion.

Keene State College is located in the center of New England in the beautiful Monadnock region. Art centers of Boston, Montreal, New York City and North Adams are 2-4 hours away. To learn more about Keene State College, the University System of New Hampshire, and the Keene community, visit: or

Keene State College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is engaged in an effort to build a community that reflects the diversity of society. The College prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status.

Development Assistant, Washington, DC

Job Posting: Development Assistant December 2, 2014
Dumbarton House, national headquarters and AAM-accredited historic house museum of The National
Society of The Colonial Dames of America [NSCDA], is undergoing an exciting transformation. Guided
by a revised mission statement, new strategic plans, and dedicated board leadership, the institution has
experienced years of growth—both in contributions and museum visitation. The full-time Development
Assistant—an organized team-player with impeccable attention to detail—will support expanding
fundraising efforts to ensure the long-term success of this historic museum and headquarters.
Position responsibilities, include:
 Donation processing, acknowledgment, notification, and reporting.
 Outreach to lapsed, current, and potential donors annually and as requested.
 Accounting reconciliation and board reporting support.
 Grant application and brand roll-out support.
 Constituent records updating and augmenting.
 Proven attention to detail and strong speaking, and writing skills;
 Strong computer skills in databases, word processing, and spreadsheets; experience with donor
management software a plus;
 Highly organized team-player;
 Tactful, congenial, self-directed, motivated, and proactive;
 Enthusiasm for the preservation/education mission of Dumbarton House and The National
 Flexibility, enthusiasm, and attitude of respect for working with diverse members, staff,
volunteers, and visitors;
 Strength, dexterity, and mobility to perform all duties, including lifting objects, stooping,
bending, climbing stairs, and working in tiring and uncomfortable positions.
To Apply:
Please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to with
Development Assistant as the subject. No phone calls please.