Looking for an awesome museum job? The one that makes you super excited at the mere thought of it?
We’ve rounded up eight awesome museum jobs that are currently available. These are positions where you’ll bring museums to life, jump start your emerging museum career with great work experience, and foster the next generation of passionate museum lovers. But hurry – we’re sure these positions won’t’ stay open long!
Museum Executive Director for the St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site
Love dinosaurs? Join the St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site and lead one of the best dinosaur track sites in the world! You’ll keep the momentum going during an exciting time of growth at the site, leading all aspects of museum operations. If you’re a “jack-of-all-trades” professional eager to take charge, foster growth, and multi-task, this is the job for you.
Visitor Services Assistant at National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library
Love ensuring visitors have an awesome time in museums? Join the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library as one of their front-of-house staff. You’ll help make the museum and library accessible and engaging to all visitors, using your working knowledge of the museum to assist visitors, ensure a high level of visitor engagement, and provide support for visitors on-site and by phone. You will also have the opportunity to train as a tour guide for the Immigrant House, lead group tours, and assist with volunteer management and researching new trends in visitor services.
Science Education and Outreach Coordinator at University of Iowa Pentacrest Museums
Calling all STEM lovers! Want to direct and implement engaging STEM programming for all ages? The University of Iowa Pentacrest Museums needs you. As the Science Education and Outreach Coordinator, you will be in charge of public programs for all age groups related to the museum’s exhibitions on zoology, paleontology, anthropology, and other scientific disciplines. You’ll also assist with developing tour content and programs, collaborating with faculty and staff across the university, writing and managing grants, and conducting outreach programs to the community.
Community Engagement Officer (Archives) at The Nuclear and Caithness Archive
UK museum pros: This one’s for you! The Nuclear and Caithness Archive is looking for a Community Engagement Officer to help shape and deliver the outreach programme for their new archive in Wick, Caithness. The archive focuses on the historical records of Caithness as well as the entire UK nuclear industry! If you’re enthusiastic and committed to promoting access to archival collections, with an interest in local and nuclear history, this is the job for you!
Education Program Associate at Molly Brown House Museum
Want to work in museum education? The Molly Brown House Museum in Denver, Colorado, is seeking an Education Program Associate to help with programming for all ages! You’ll focus on performing outreach programs and conducting tours for school groups, as well as working with the Director of Education to create new and innovative programming about the “Unsinkable” Molly Brown and her beloved home.
Program Supervisor III (Site Manager) at Magoffin Home State Historic Site
Love historic homes? As Site Manager for the Magoffin Home State Historic Site, you’ll lead the effective administration, management, and operation of this 1875 home with stories about U.S. expansion and settlement, military service, trade, Civil War turmoil, and U.S.-Mexico relations. You will oversee budget, maintenance, resource management, curatorial care, visitor services, educational programs, development, and media relations.
Marketing and Events Specialist at Cleveland Restoration Society
Are you a super party planner? The Cleveland Restoration Society needs you to help plan events, develop sponsorships, and use your marketing prowess to celebrate historic preservation in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, and Northeast Ohio. You’ll help produce at least nine events per year, cultivate sponsors and corporate supporters, develop effective marketing and communications strategies, and work with senior management to celebrate and encourage historic preservation in the region.
Public Programs Internship at South County History Center
Ready to jump start your career in museum programming? The South County History Center of Rhode Island is seeking an intern to help plan and present public events and educational programs in the Fall of 2016. You’ll join this unique historic resource which includes exhibits, archives, a library, and artifact collections that showcase South County’s domestic, social, business, and cultural life from colonization through today. During your internship, you’ll have the opportunity to assist with public tours, evening events, and gain an understanding of how non-profit organizations interact with their communities through public programs and daily operations.
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