A reminder about the NCPH jobs listings

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Posted the Week of 7/21/14

White House Historical Association – Education Specialist [Washington, DC]
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History
– Curator/Chair, Division of Medicine and Science (closes 8.18.2014) – [Washington, DC]
National Park Service, Bandelier National Monument – Supervisory Exhibits Specialist (closes 7.25.14) [New Mexico]
Redwood Library and Athanæum – Executive Director (closes 8.31.14) [Rhode Island]
Montana Historical Society – Historic Specialist Review and Compliance Officer (closes 8.4.14) [Montana]
State of Alaska, Office of History and Archaeology – Historian I (open to Alaska residents only) (closes 7.31.14) [Alaska]
AECOM – Architectural Historian [New Jersey]
Historic Deerfield – Curator (or Associate Curator) of Furniture  [Massachusetts]
Smithsonian Institution – Visitor Services Coordinator (4 vacancies, close 7.30.14) [Washington, DC and Virginia]
Department of the Army – Museum Specialist, History (closes 7.30.14) [Oklahoma]
Museum of the City of New York - Per Diem Museum Educators [ New York]
Museum of the City of New York - Museum Administrator and Educator (Part Time) [New York]
Connecticut’s Old State House – Head of Education [Connecticut]
The Trustees of Reservations – Cultural Sites Manager, Stockbridge [Massachusetts]
The California Museum – Education and Volunteer Coordinator [California]
The Mississippi Department of Archives and History – Historic Resources Specialist I (Archivist, Government Records) (closes 8.1.14) [Mississippi]
The Mississippi Department of Archives and History – Historic Resources Specialist I (Collections, Museum Division) (closes 7.25.14) [Mississippi]
Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens –  Collections Technician Generalist (Part Time) [Ohio]
Key West Art & Historical Society – Education Specialist [Florida]
Molly Brown House Museum - Collections Move Intern (paid) [Colorado]
The Newseum - Fall Archival Internship (unpaid) (closes 8.8.14) [Maryland]
Winnetka Historical Society – John Ott Collection Project Intern (Paid, Grant-Funded) (closes 8.10.14)  [Illinois]

Posted the Week of 7/14/14

First State Heritage Park – Historical Interpreter (Part Time) (closes 8.22.14) [Delaware]
New England Air Museum
– Executive Director [Connecticut]
The History Center of Olmsted County
 - Registrar and Tour Manager (closes 8.1.14) [Minnesota]
Delaware Division of Parks and Recreation – Cultural Preservation Specialist, Archaeologist (closes 8.11.14) [Delaware]
Louisiana State Museum
– Museum Division Director, Director of Interpretive Services (closes 7.23.14) [Louisiana]
Sunshine Coast Museum and Archives – Curatorial Assistant (Part Time) (closes 7.18.14) [ British Columbia]
Monticello – Curatorial Assistant (closes 7.21.14) [Virginia]
Missouri History Museum – Project Coordinator/Collections Manager, Soldier’s Memorial Project [Missouri]
Department of Historic Resources, Highway Marker Program Specialist (closes 8.11.14) [Virginia]
Department of Historic Resources – Director, Division of Survey and Register (closes 8.11.14) [Virginia]
Department  of Historic Resources – Tax Credit Reviewer (closes 7.21.14) [Virginia]
Minnesota Historical Society – Interpreter I (Part Time) (closes 7. 24.14) [Minnesota]
National Archives and Records Administration – Education Specialist (closes 7.18.14) [Kansas]
Smithsonian Institution, George Gustav Heye Center of the National Museum of the American Indian– Public Programs Assistant (closes 7.24.14) [New York]
National Archives and Records Administration – Student Trainee, Archival Science (4 openings, part time, temporary) (closes 7.18.14) [Washington, DC and Maryland]
Royal Armories Museum – Head of Interpretation [West Yorkshire, United Kingdom]
Alaska Humanities Forum – Director, Rose Cross-Cultural Exchange (closes 8.1.14) [Alaska]
Harvard University, Department of the History of Science – History of Technology Assistant Professor, Tenure Track (closes 9.9.14) [Massachusetts]

Academic programming coordinator at the John Carter Brown Library

Dear friends and colleagues,

We would be grateful if you could pass along the following
announcement for an academic programming coördinator at the John
Carter Brown Library to any interested parties. This position will
replace the coördinator position for the Watts Program in the History
and Culture of the Book at the JCB and will include additional
responsibilities for administering our very broad array of public
programming activities.

We look forward to receiving applications from recent graduates of
public humanities programs, among others, in Rhode Island and beyond,
and thank you in advance for passing this announcement along to any
lists and public forums which normally announce these kinds of

Here’s the link for all information and online applications:


With all best regards,


Neil Safier
Beatrice and Julio Mario Santo Domingo Director and Librarian
The John Carter Brown Library at Brown University
Box 1894 • Providence, RI 02912 • USA
e: neil_safier
t: (401) 863-2725
f: (401) 863-3477

http://jcbl.org (http://www.brown.edu/academics/libraries/john-carter-brown/)

White House Historical Association*

White House Historical Association*
*Position Description*
*July 2014*
*Position Title: *Education Specialist
*Reports to:* Education Programs Manager
*Type of position:
*Full-time; salaried/exempt
*Schedule: *Monday-Friday with occasionalevenings and weekend days
*Purpose: *
The White House Historical Association (WHHA) is seeking a full-time education specialist to help support its ongoing and expanding educational programming in area schools and onsite in Washington, D.C. The WHHA offers five programs for
grades K-6 in which educators visit schools in the metropolitan Washington, D.C. area. These programs address the history and roles of the White House, president and first family. For more information on in-school programs, visit


Develop, schedule, implement, and evaluate in-school education programs for students in grades K-6;
Travel to local D.C. area schools and facilitate up to 4 one hour-long programs per day;
Develop and maintain educational program curriculum, resources and supplies;
Assist on site with other educational projects including field trip programs, web-based education, teacher workshops, education publications, and public programming,
as well, when required;
Build strong, collaborative relationships internally with education staff, and externally with teachers and community members.

Advanced degree in education, museum education, or related field;**
Minimum of 2 years teaching experience in a formal or non-formal education setting, preferably with students in grades K-6;**
Background and/or experience in education, history, museum studies preferred;**
A dynamic and engaging teaching presence;
Strong oral and written communication skills, with attention to detail;**
Organized, creative and flexible self-starter able toworkas part of a team as well as independently;**
Ability to stand for extended periods of time, ascend/descend stairs, and lift and/or carry up to 25 pounds unassisted;**
Valid drivers license, good driving record, and reliable transportation.**
Commensurate with experience. The WHHA provides a comprehensive benefits package including medical and life insurance, a retirement program, and mileage reimbursement.

*To Apply:*
Please send a resume and cover letter including salary requirements to
*education* with *Education Specialist* in the subject line. No phone calls please. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
The White House Historical Association is a nonprofit educational organization founded in 1961 for the purpose of enhancing the understanding, appreciation, and enjoyment of the Executive Mansion. All proceeds from the sale of the associations
books and products are used to fund the acquisition of historic furnishings and art work for the permanent White House collection, assist in the preservation of public rooms, and further its educational mission.
Courtney Speckmann
Education Programs Manager
White House Historical Association
(202) 218-4322
(202) 789-0440 (fax)
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Mailing Address
White House Historical Association
c/o Courtney Speckmann
P.O. Box 27624
Washington, DC 20038-7624

Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY

Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY*Summary:*With the Director of
Education and Interpretation sets the vision and goals of the Education
Department. Contributes to the
development of new education programs and maintenance of education programs and
materials that reflect the mission of the Corning Museum of Glass and meet the
needs of the diverse audiences the museum serves. Collaborates across the
organization and creates partnerships with other community resources. Shares
best practices with other museums and in museum forums. Manages the docent
program and supervises the School & Docent Programs Coordinator.Responsibilities:*
With the Director of Education and
Interpretation, collaborates with curators, educators and designers on
interpretation for galleries, special exhibitions, and online content.

In collaboration with other Museum staff,
develops education materials to be used in the galleries, on the Museum’s web
site, and with school groups.

Oversees the Museum’s docent program and manages
the docent training program.

Recruits, hires, trains and supervises the
School & Docent Programs Coordinator.

Pro-actively serves as a resource for
information on the art, history and science of glass for guests, docents,
volunteers and staff.

Uses appropriate technologies and techniques to
expand access to knowledge and self-directed learning for audiences both
in the Museum and online, and to further the Museum’s educational goals,
content and concepts.

Serves as part of special exhibition teams as

Minimum three years in museum education or

Master’s degree in art, history, decorative art
or museum education required.

Excellent verbal and written communication
Ability to speak in front of groups and represent the Museum professionally.

Ability to initiate and implement programs and

Excellent supervisory skills.

Have knowledge of, or be committed to learning,
the art, history, science and technology of glass.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs,
specifically Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Excellent customer service and interpersonal

Ability to work as part of a team and
successfully interface with all Museum departments.

Excellent understanding of digital technology as
used in museums and for educational purposes.

Ability to work a flexible schedule, including
weekends, evenings and holidays as needed.
Email, fax or mail resume with cover letter toemployment, fax to 607.438.5410, or send to Corning Museum of Glass, One Museum Way, Corning, NY 14830, Attn: Human Resources. An Equal Opportunity Employer.Kris Wetterlund

*Philbrook Museum of Art * *Any Given Child Studio Coordinator

The Philbrook Museum of Art seeks a creative and energetic individual to coordinate studio based programs for school children and families with children

as the Any Given Child Studio Coordinator. This position is responsible for developing, implementing and facilitating hands-on studio based programs for children and families, including Any Given Child and Explore Art. (This is a full-time, three-year, grant-funded

position. The work week for this position is Tuesday-Saturday.)
Tulsa is one of 11 cities across the nation now participating in the Kennedy Centers Any Given Child program. In partnership with the Arts & Humanities Council of Tulsa, Tulsa
Public Schools and the Tulsa Mayors Office, along with 11 sponsoring arts organizations in Tulsa (Philbrook being one of these sponsoring arts organizations) the city is striving to provide high-quality programs and access to the visual and performing arts

for every K-8 Tulsa Public Schools child.
A general art museum in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Philbrook has featured world-class art, immaculate gardens, and engaging educational
programming since opening in 1939. Today, Philbrook includes two campuses: a 23-acre estate, which includes an historic home and modern museum complex in Midtown Tulsa as well as a 2-story modern gallery space in Downtown Tulsa that opened in June 2013. Philbrook

was recendly included as one of six case study institutions in the /Magnetic: The Art and Science of Engagement/. This publication is the result of a three-year study in partnership with the American Alliance of Museums to identify organizations which

demonstrate exceptional ability to attract the human, social, and financial capital necessary to thrive in our country today.
Develop, manage, and facilitate hands-on, studio-based components for 3,200 Tulsa Public Schools third grade children through the Any Given Child (AGC)
initiative, including the studio workshop portion of the AGC experience.
Work with appropriate education staff in the development of additional AGC programming, including AGC family days, teacher professional development workshops,
and family engagement initiatives.
Attend designated planning meetings for AGC with partnering organizations, including Tulsa Public Schools and community arts organizations.
Prepare and administer budgets for studio portion of AGC and family drop-in program.
Design, manage and facilitate the weekly drop-in, studio-based family program.
Manage Philbrooks six studios, including use and organization of spaces and supplies, purchasing and inventory of supplies, management of storage areas,
and cleaning of spaces.
Provide support and assistance to Second Saturday, a free monthly program for families.
Work closely with the Bernsen Director of Education and Public Programs to hire and manage teaching assistants for the programs and supervise the program
interns and volunteers.
Perform related responsibilities as required or assigned.
Interpersonal skills with the ability to work cooperatively with staff, volunteers, students and the public.
Exceptional administrative support skills.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, with a focus on accuracy and detail in data processing.
Demonstrated knowledge of studio practice.
Ability to work independently and to manage several projects simultaneously.
Proficiency or aptitude in Microsoft Word, Excel, Survey Monkey, web-based systems, and database systems similar to Tessitura.
Bachelors Degree or equivalent in art administration or related major – preferred.
At least one year of work experience in an office setting preferred.
At least one year of related experience with children and/or adults preferred.
Museum experience preferred.
For consideration, send resume, cover letter, references and salary requirements to
Application deadline: August 1, 2014.
*Jessimi Jones*
Bernsen Director of Education & Public Programs
Philbrook Museum of Art