Curator and Education Coordinator, Iowa

The History Center (The Linn County Historical Society in Cedar Rapids, Iowa) has an amazing employment opportunity for a highly energized self-starter.  We seek a very special individual who is educated and proficient in the curatorial arts and also has a passion for creating innovative programs and educational experiences.

The History Center (THC) is currently re-visioning everything about itself.  We have recently purchased an iconic mansion, and are spending the next 24 months determining the stories we want to tell, how we want to tell them and how we can engage future audiences.  The successful candidate will be integral in creating this vision and executing the plan to achieve it. 

The description for the Curator and Education Coordinator, as well as application submission guidelines can be found at:

This is a new position, and we hope that you will forward this description to any and all you might think might fit this profile. Especially anyone you may know from Brown University.

Thank you for your help with this.

Sincerely yours,

Jason S. Wright CFRE
Executive Director
716 Oakland Road NE, Suite 103
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 362-1501

Gallery Director, Hampshire College

Gallery Director


Date Posted:11/03/2015

Type/Department:Administrator in Humanities, Arts and Cultural Studies

Search Status:Searching for Candidates – Accepting Applications

Hampshire College, an independent, innovative liberal arts institution
and member of the Five College consortium, is accepting applications for
a gallery director.

The gallery director reports to the dean of humanities, arts and
cultural studies, and is responsible for all operational aspects of the
Main Gallery, the primary exhibition space at Hampshire College. The
director will curate and install innovative exhibitions, work
collaboratively with faculty and students, and contribute broadly to
academic programs. Responsibilities will include supporting the
educational mission of the College, gallery management, curatorial
practice, stewardship of Hampshire’s small permanent collection, and
grant writing and fundraising. The director will work closely with
students as they conceive, produce and install their thesis exhibitions.
The gallery director will also work collaboratively with Museums10 and
the Five Colleges.

An advanced degree with a minimum of three years relevant experience is
required. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of global and
transnational curating as well as hands-on skills and understanding of
all aspects of installation and de-installation of artworks. Expertise
on how to care for and manage art collections, including registration
practices; object storage, handling, and care; documentation; packing,
shipping, insurance, and legal and ethical issues. Familiarity with best
practices in the acquisition, preservation, and display of new media art
is required. Candidate must have the ability to manage resources and
handle all logistics relating to gallery events including exhibition
design; publicity; event planning; and arranging symposia, talks, and
panels. Successful candidate will have strong interpersonal,
communication, writing and design skills. Solid computer skills and the
ability to learn the database for the permanent collection (MIMSY), and
to update the Gallery webpage is also required. Previous experience and
success with grant writing, fundraising and development is a must. A
commitment to working with people from diverse backgrounds is essential.
Candidate must be able to lift up to 25 lbs. This position requires a
valid driver’s license and ability to successfully meet the requirements
of Hampshire College’s driver credentialing policy.

This full time, 12-month benefited position requires occasional evenings
and weekends. We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefit
package. Please submit your cover letter, resume and names/phone numbers
of three professional references via our website at

Hampshire College is an equal opportunity institution, committed to
diversity in education and employment.

Family Programs Manager, Bullock Texas State History Museum

About the Position:

The Bullock Education Department develops, implements, and evaluates a variety of programs, projects, and interpretive materials that seek to increase the public’s understanding and appreciation of Texas history, science, literature, art, music, and film. The Bullock Museum is in the midst of an exciting new chapter in its own history with the renovation of the entire first floor permanent galleries and a significant expansion of family programming following the receipt of a prestigious IMLS Museums for America grant. The Family Programs Manager will join a team who are setting the direction for new and expanded programming during this transformational time. Reporting to the Head of Education, the Family Programs Manager oversees all programming and initiatives that seek to position the Museum as a welcoming place for families to learn and enjoy together and a place that represents innovative and high quality practice in intergenerational learning.

  • Oversees the planning, development, implementation, and assessment of all museum activities for families and youth.
  • Researches and understands the needs, interests, and concerns of families and youth to ensure offerings are relevant and reflect best practice.
  • Engages community organizations and develops partnerships with local and statewide civic, education, and cultural organizations to offer deeper, multi-disciplinary activities, and expand audience.
  • Serves as project manager for the Museum’s IMLS Museums for America grant, overseeing a significant expansion of onsite and online offerings for families, including the creation of a new online community for families and outreach to other history organizations across the state.
  • Develops the calendar of programs designed for families and youth to ensure continual and active offerings throughout the year and during peak times, including summertime and school breaks. Continually evaluates current offerings and initiates new program types to ensure the Museum offers unique, innovative, and reflective programs in multiple disciplines.

A full job description with all job duties, qualifications, and salary is attached to this email.

For more information on the Museum, visit:

For more on the position and to apply, visit:

Exhibits Developer, U. of Kansas

The University of Kansas Natural History Museum seeks an exhibits developer to create permanent and temporary exhibits that will inform and engage visitors. As a key staff member in a small department, the exhibits developer’s responsibilities include planning, tracking, design, fabrication, installation and maintenance of permanent and temporary exhibits. This person should be creative, enthusiastic and curious about science and natural history, highly organized with a close attention to detail, have strong communication skills, the ability to work on and complete multiple projects simultaneously, and be motivated and willing to learn.

Bachelor’s degree in relevant field and 3 years professional experience in exhibit or other interpretive development required. Master’s degree and 5 years experience preferred. Salary $41 to 43k.  For a full position description and to apply online visit

KU is an EO/AAE.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, genetic information or protected Veteran status.

Assistant Media Manager, FIT, New York

The Museum at FIT in New York City is hiring! We’re looking for an Assistant Media Manager. This is a great opportunity for someone who can read and write basic html/css code, navigate social media, and understands fundamental digital imaging practices. Doesn’t hurt to know some fashion history as well!!

Fashion Institute of Technology Job Posting: Assistant Media Manager-Museum at FIT

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