Looking for an amazing museum job? The one that makes you super excited for each new day?
We’ve rounded up some of the most amazing museum jobs currently available. These are positions where you’ll bring museums to life, influence the future of historic sites, and seek out new partnerships and opportunities to transform museums into inclusive, authentic sites of engagement and excitement. But hurry – we’re sure these positions won’t’ stay open long!
18th Century Farmer/Farm Wife and Education Program Lead at Claude Moore Colonial Farm
Do you love directly engaging audiences with first-person interpretation and educational programs? Join the Claude Moore Colonial Farm in McLean, Virginia, as an 18th century farmer! This full-time position oversees planting and maintaining the farm’s field crops and assists with the heirloom kitchen garden. You’ll also engage directly with visitors as you interpret and demonstrate farm life and chores as well as develop and implement school and group programs and special events.
18th Century Farmer/Farm Wife and Interpretation Program Lead at Claude Moore Colonial Farm
Do you have a lifelong passion for interpretation? The Claude Moore Colonial Farm in McLean, Virginia, is hiring an Interpretation Program Lead! As a full-time staff member, you will oversee their heirloom kitchen while interpreting daily life in the 18th century to the public. You’ll also collaborate with Farm staff to develop, implement, and review various interpretive programs including their special events, workshops, and supporting programs.
Development Officer at HistoriCorps
Do you love historic places and structures? Want to inspire and mobilize others to save historic sites? HistoriCorps, a national nonprofit dedicated to saving and sustaining historic places and structures, is looking for a Development Officer! You’ll join the HistoriCorps team in Denver, Colorado, and become responsible for all fundraising and development activities, including building relationships, assessing funding needs, developing fundraising plans, writing proposals and grants, and creating sustainable partnerships with corporations and individuals that preserve history for future generations.
Director of Visitor Experience at Canada Agriculture and Food Museum
Do you love food and agricultural history? Want to oversee museum programs and directly interface with the public? The Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation (CSTMC) is currently seeking a dynamic leader to lead all aspects of visitor experience at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum! You’ll provide strategic direction and management of visitors’ experiences, from managing human resources activities to budget planning and developing educational and interpretive programs for the museum.
Living History Specialist at The Alamo
Do you love interpreting history to the public? Want to tell the stories of one of the most well-known sites in America and explore the intersection of Spanish, Native American, and American settlers? The Alamo is seeking a Living History Specialist to oversee historical interpretation and provide guests with insights into 18th and 19th century daily life on the American frontier. You will also assist with creating and implementing new programs and special events throughout the site, assist with site maintenance, and explaining the military, medical, and daily life of this historic site.
Public Programs Manager at The Wadsworth Atheneum
Do you love art history and interpretation? Join the oldest continually operating public art museum in the United States as their Public Programs Manager! You’ll join the Wadsworth Atheneum team to conceive, implement, market, and evaluate a broad range of public programs for adults and families centered around their collection of over 50,000 works of art spanning 5,000 years of history. You will also assist in securing funding for programs, develop and manage their monthly events, supervise Resident Teaching Artists, and develop in-gallery texts and educational programs.
Careers in Science Program Manager at California Academy of Sciences
Do you love science education? Want to inspire youth from traditionally underrepresented communities to pursue careers in STEM fields? The California Academy of Sciences is currently hiring for a Careers in Science Program Manager to oversee the Careers in Science (CiS) Internship Program! You’ll join their Youth Programs team to collaboratively develop and implement this unique STEM program for youth in San Francisco, including supervising staff and onsite/offsite programs as well as supporting youth programming projects that advance the Academy’s pathway of experiences for youth.
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