Ten Awesome Museum Jobs Available Now – including Museum Hack!


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Looking for an awesome museum job?  One where you’ll use creativity and innovation on a daily basis?

We’ve rounded up some of the most amazing museum jobs currently available – including positions at Museum Hack! 

These are positions where you’ll bring museums to life with fun tours and events, develop strategic plans to foster innovation and sustainability, and seek out new opportunities to transform museums into spaces of education and entertainment.  But hurry – we’re sure these positions won’t’ stay open long!

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Creative Lead and Project Champion at Museum Hack

Museum Hack is hiring a Creative Lead and Project Champion, located in New York City, to help us drive the creative integrity of our public-facing products!  You’ll work with and coach our tour guides, providing training, feedback, and mentoring while helping foster innovation on our current tours.  You will also help us develop and systematize new products, such as corporate events and custom tours, and work with our team to facilitate our corporate training workshops.

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Marketing Associate (Remote) at Museum Hack

Are you looking for something fun and fast-paced?  Are you a bit of a perfectionist who loves getting stuff done, knows how to write awesome content and proposals, and is social-media savvy?  We’re looking for a Marketing Associate to assist our Audience Development team with proposal writing, content creation, and new marketing experiments specifically geared towards museums.  You’ll also have the opportunity to assist our Sales team with proposal writing and our Marketing team with new Facebook ad campaigns.  Even better? You can be anywhere in the USA or Canada! 

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Sales and Business Development at Museum Hack

Are you a badass who loves cold calls and entrepreneurship?  Help us sell Museum Hack’s fun experiences to museums, companies, and other organizations!  You’ll work with our Sales team to create new sales and grow our company.  You must be located in New York City or be available to meet in New York City at least once per week at your own expense. 

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William R. Hollingsworth Fellow at the Mississippi Museum of Art

Want to teach art, conduct logistics and communications, and manage an awesome art studio?  The Mississippi Museum of Art needs you as their newest Fellow!  If you have a degree and experience in Studio Art and are passionate about a variety of art-making mediums and processes, this is the job for you.  You’ll be responsible for overseeing the Museum art studios, designing and teaching regular studio classes, assisting with exhibit installations, and managing communications and logistics for the Museums’ Teaching Fellows internship program and 2nd and 3rd Grade Initiative.  Additional tasks include maintaining flexible, organized, and stocked studio spaces on a budget, creating single day and multi-session art curriculum, and managing the contract for the Mississippi Regional Scholastics Awards. Special consideration will be given to applicants with experience in a variety of printmaking techniques.

This is a full time position requiring availability during normal office hours as well as official Museum after-hours events, community-outreach events, and some weekends, when needed.   Occasional travel outside the local area may be required of this position.  This position reports to the Director of Engagement and Learning.  This position requires overseeing volunteer studio assistants, students of all ages in a classroom setting, and an independent contractor for the Scholastics program.

To apply, send cover letter, CV, names and contact information for 3 references, and 5-8 work samples to: djohnson@msmuseumart.org by August 31, 2016.

Assistant Director for Youth Initiatives at the American Museum of Natural History

Want to work at one of the best science, research and cultural institutions in the country?  Join the American Museum of Natural History as Assistant Director for their Youth Initiatives. You’ll be responsible for strategic planning, administrative direction, and human capital development, including designing and leading programs as well as overseeing staff and operations.  You’ll bring significant experience in business, non-profit management, or education to help coordinate and participate in multiple projects and work with a variety of families and youth in this awesome science museum.

Click here for the AMNH’s job posting, Requisition Number 92340.

Director of Event Services at the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library

Do you love planning and coordinating events?  Want to plan awesome parties in a unique museum space?  Join the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library as their new Director of Event Services, leading the coordination of all rental events, including corporate and special events, at the museum.  You’ll oversee the department, helping to increase efficiency and profitability while building external relationships and marketing the museum as an awesome space for events.  You will also help with proposals and contracts, recruiting and training staff, and creating awesome promotional materials and online marketing. 

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Kate Downey leading a Museum Hack tour
Kate Downey leading a Museum Hack tour

Director of the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art

Want a museum job that is absolutely fabulous?  Join Leslie-Lohman Museum – the only museum in the world dedicated to exhibiting and preserving art that speaks to LGBTQ experiences – as their new Director!  As the museum completes their latest expansion, you’ll take the helm at this incredible institution to help grow their collection of art and published works.  You will provide visionary and strategic strategies for growth and set a path to achieve the Museum’s far-reaching, exciting, and relevant strategic plan, including fundraising, to promote artistic experimentation, free expression and LGBTQ advocacy.

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Museum Presenter at Monroe County Museum

Want to develop and deliver engaging programs to diverse audiences?  Love being on stage and discussing awesome stories?  The Monroe County Museum in Michigan wants you as their new Museum Presenter!  You will work with the Curator of Programs to coordinate and deliver programs at various sites managed by Monroe County Museum as well as local schools.  You’ll also assist with special events, maintenance of sites, and delivering excellent customer service to visitors of Monroe County Museum, River Raisin Territorial Park, and Eby Log House.

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Development Manager at American Museum of Ceramic Art

Are you a savvy fundraiser with a talent for strategic planning?  Join the American Museum of Ceramic Art to support the development and implementation of a comprehensive fundraising program!  As Development Manager, you will prepare an annual operating plan and quarterly reports, assist in identifying and stewarding donors, research and write a range of materials for grants and stewardship, help plan events, oversee interns and volunteers, and ensure that the museum uses best practices and maintains accurate donor records.  You’ll also provide administrative assistance to the Board, collaborate with senior staff, and assist with annual audits and filings.

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Palaeobiology Technician at Royal Ontario Museum

Calling all fossil experts!  The Royal Ontario Museum is seeking a Collection Technician to oversee the day to day management of their Invertebrate Palaeontology collections.  You will develop a consistent approach for liaising with other Palaeobiology staff and interested parties (e.g. students, visitors, volunteers); prepare, clean, conserve, identify and rationalize the storage of a wide range of invertebrate and plant fossil specimens; manage and maintain the fossil storage/preparation/visitor facilities, develop supplies and equipment budgets; monitor visitors, casual staff, students and volunteers; participate in field expeditions and public programs as required by the Curator in charge.

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Have an amazing opportunity at your museum?  Contact us to help beta test an awesome new job site – and we may feature your job in our next jobs roundup!

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