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Jobs Posted Week of August 24 - 30:  Click on each title for full description

Collections Manager: Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum - Waco, TX

The Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum is the historical center of the Texas Rangers law enforcement agency. It is a department of the City of Waco sanctioned by the State and the Texas Dept. of Public Safety/Texas Rangers. Competitive candidates will be proficient in historical collections management, comfortable with casual visitors and researchers, enjoy multitasking and a teamwork approach. The Collections Manager reports to the Executive Director.

Programs Coordinator: Stillwater Children's Museum - Stillwater, OK

Programs Coordinator Job Description The Stillwater Children?s Museum is seeking a Programs Coordinator who will be responsible for general oversight of all educational outreach programming. This will include, but not be limited to, Museum Without Walls, enrichment camps, and the educational exhibits and activities for community events. Responsibilities include the administrative management of existing Museum Without Walls (MWW) programs and all other education focused activities and events. In addition, the program coordinator will work with the MWW Committee, area and regional educators and researchers to create new programs and improve existing programs, and collaborate with the museum's Executive Director to secure funding for programming and continued funding for the Programs Coordinator position.

Director/Curator for the Office of Second Chief/Museum & Cultural Center - Tulsa, OK

Muscogee (Creek) Nation is now accepting applications for a DIRECTOR/CURATOR for the OFFICE OF SECOND CHIEF/ MUSEUM & CULTURAL CENTER. The minimum requirements include a Masters Degree or Ph.D. in related field with 6 years experience. This position is OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

Student Archives Associate I, Photo Archives Intern: The Dolph Briscoe Center For American History - Austin, TX

Temporary appointment, through August 31, 2010, appointed by semester. 10 hours per week. Schedule to be arranged with supervisor, Monday through Friday, 8:00-5:00.

DESCRIPTION: Under the supervision of the Photographs Archivist and the Photography Services Coordinator, the intern's primary responsibilities will be to answer reference questions and process collections.
The intern will also be trained to create archival quality digital files for EAD finding aids and to integrate these into an existing database with the appropriate metadata.
Additional training related to preservation, arrangement, description, and creation of finding aids for archival collections consisting primarily or exclusively of photographic materials will be provided as time permits. Participation in various special projects such as web exhibits and opportunities to learn other aspects of archival enterprise will be scheduled as they become available.

Registrar: Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art - Great Falls, MT

Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art in Great Falls seeks an energetic team player to oversee the documentation, maintenance and care of all artworks in the organization's permanent collection. The Registrar's initial responsibility will be to thoroughly document and photograph all items belonging to the permanent collection, and enter all relevant data into the museum's collections management database. Once the database is current, the Registrar will be responsible for maintaining accurate records and ensuring proper intellectual control over the collection and related information. Additionally, the Registrar will assist the Curator of Art in providing public access to the collections through the development and presentation of exhibitions and educational materials, and on the organization's website.

Curator of Art: Holter Museum of Art- Helena, MT

The Holter Museum of Art, a contemporary art museum located on the eastern slope of the Rocky Mountains in Helena, Montana’s capital city, seeks applicants for the position of Curator of Art. The Museum houses four gallery spaces and recently underwent a state of the art, energy efficient lighting upgrade.
The curator duties include presentation of 14 exhibitions including three permanent collection exhibitions annually, and management of a permanent collection of 1,500+ works of modern and contemporary art of the Northwest.

Parent Stars Educator: Children's Museum of Houston - Houston, TX

The Children’s Museum of Houston seeks a Parent Stars Outreach Educator to lead Family and Parent workshops that help parents understand how they can become integrally involved in promoting the science, math, and literacy learning of their children both at home and in the classroom. Requires Bachelors in education or related field; ability to present workshops to parents; Bi-lingual in Spanish is required; experience working with children, ability to work a flexible schedule which will require evenings and some week-ends and must have valid TDL and evidence of insurability.

Data Standards Manager: The Museum of Fine Arts - Houston, TX

• Recommend data content standard and vocabularies to be used in TMS, the MFAH collections management database, for extensive data population project.
• Create a comprehensive data entry manual based on selected content standard and vocabularies for data entry into TMS.
• Develop and help to administer a training program for staff and volunteers to ensure consistency of data.
• Oversee the implementation of and adherence to the selected content standard and vocabularies through routine audits of data.
• Coordinate with administrators of related MFAH databases and TMS database administrator to further interoperability among institutional systems.
• Remain informed regarding industry wide changes in collections data standards to further potential interoperability with other institutions for consistency between institutions.

Development Associate: San Antonio Museum of Art - San Antonio, TX

Works closely with the Director of Development to manage the Museum’s fundraising goals and objectives.

Bachelor’s degree is required.

Jobs Posted Week of August 17 - 23:  Click on each title for full description

Photo Archivist:  The Durham Museum, Omaha, NE

Full Time position

Assistant/Associate Professorship:  The College of Liberal Studies at the University of Oklahoma - Norman, OK

Application Deadline: October 15, 2009

Jobs Posted Week of August 10 - 16:  Click on each title for full description

Museum Assistant:  Town of Frisco - Frisco, CO

Part Time

G.R.O.W. Program Coordinator:  The Children's Museum of Denver - Denver, CO

Program Specialist I, Education:  Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, The University of OK- Norman, OK

Full Time

The Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History in Norman, Oklahoma, one of the nation's leading university natural history museums, is accepting applications for a full-time Education Officer who will be part of a dynamic Education Team. The successful candidate will assist with the implementation and maintenance of the Museum's educational public and school programs as well as the design and development of educational interpretive programs and materials. These programs include Scouts, afterschool Spike's Club, Summer Explorers, and Family Days. To apply, visit the Museum's website for more details:

Open until filled.

President and Chief Executive Officer:  Crow Canyon Archaeological Center - Cortez, CO

         Several Jobs in Texas: Positions open until filled

Museum Director: The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum - Austin, TX

Graduate Intern, Museum Education: Lubbock Lake Landmark/Museum of Texas Tech University - Lubbock, TX

Guest Service Agent: Old Red Museum - Dallas, TX   part time position

Executive Director: Heritage Farmstead Museum - Plano, TX

Director of Programs and Exhibits: Institute of Texan Cultures - San Antonio, TX

Collections Assistant: Baylor University- Mayborn Museum - Waco, TX

Business Administration Officer: Museum of South Texas History - Edinburg, TX

Assistant Education Director: Kinder Foundation Education Center, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - Houston, TX

Assistant Director: Houston Maritime Museum - Houston, TX

Director of Adult Community Education:  Denver Museum of Nature & Science- Denver, CO

Curator of Human Health:  Denver Museum of Nature & Science- Denver, CO

Full Time - Experienced

Executive Director: Ellen Noel Art Museum of the Permian Basin - Odessa, TX

Full Time - Experienced

Deadline: Until position is filled.

Jobs Posted Week of August 3 - 9:

Data Standards Manager: The Museum of Fine Arts - Houston, TX

Posted 8/8/09

Pay Type:  Salaried, Exempt, Full Time, 35 hours/week

Salary:  Commensurate with Experience and Education

Full Job Description and Application Information:  click here

TMS Administrator: The Museum of Fine Arts - Houston, TX

Posted 8/8/09

Pay Type:  Salaried, Exempt, Full Time, 35 hours/week

Salary:  Commensurate with Experience and Education

Full Job Description and Application Information:  click here

Historian: Kirtland AFB, NM

Posted 8/8/09

Salary Range: $26,461.00 - $64,403.00 USD /year
Series & Grade: YA-0170-01
Open Period:  Wednesday, August 05, 2009 to Friday, August 28, 2009
Position Information:  Full Time Excepted Service Permanent
Duty Locations:  1 vacancy - Kirtland AFB, NM
Who May Be Considered:  United States Citizens
Job Summary:  The Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center - Providing war-winning nuclear capabilities on time, on cost.

Full Job Description and Application Information:  click here

Associate Curator of Teacher and Student Programs: University of Oklahoma, OK

Posted 8/5/09

Application deadline: Open until filled.  Reports to the Director of Education and Public Programs.

Qualifications: Master’s in related field; 3-5 years experience in museum education with in depth knowledge of Oklahoma curriculum standards.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Develop, implement and assess K-12 collection-based curriculum including, but not limited to, gallery activities, tour-related art-making activities, teacher-guided tours and school site visits.
  • Facilitate gallery activities, tour related art-making activities and school site visits, as needed.
  • Train and support area teachers to effectively implement collection-based curriculum and teacher-guided tours.
  • Develop and implement teacher resource guides with assistance from museum staff.
  • Schedule all tours, Kravis Labs, Gilcrease Goes to School, Art Sparks, Art Moments and other school group programs, as requested by visitors and distribute necessary documentation to volunteer Program Chairs.
  • Coordinate all activities related to Student Art Exhibitions.

Please submit a letter of interest, resume and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: The University of Tulsa, Office of Human Resources, 800 S. Tucker Drive, Tulsa, OK 74104 or e-mail to or via fax to 918.631.3543. The University of Tulsa is an E/E/O/A/A/E.

Preparator: Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art - University of Oklahoma, OK

Posted 8/5/09

Application deadline: Open until filled

The Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the University of Oklahoma seeks an experienced preparator. The museum has 63,000 square feet and the strengths of the permanent collection include French Impressionism, American art, Native American art, photography, Asian art, and European graphics. Several temporary in-house and traveling exhibitions are mounted annually. The museum is beginning a new expansion in 2009 with the addition of approximately 6,000 sq. feet of exhibition space, additional storage and an education classroom. The new space, scheduled for an opening of spring, 2011, will house the Eugene B. Adkins Collection. The FJJMA will be open and fully active during the construction process, with Southwest and Native American exhibitions and programming scheduled throughout 2009.

The successful candidate will work in the museum’s preparation department as part of a team; possibly supervise interns, and contract labor while reporting to the deputy director/curator of collections; assist curators in exhibition design; prepare, install, maintain, and disassemble exhibitions and galleries; design and construct exhibition furniture and mounts for display; work closely with the registrar and curators in all areas of collection care; pack and crate art; maintain light fixtures in the galleries; oversee service personnel in secure areas of the museum; occasionally assist with setup and breakdown for events; and perform diversified duties involving planning, coordinating, and prioritizing efforts.

Requirements include substantial museum experience in installation, lighting, art handling, matting, framing and presentation; knowledge of conservation requirements for artworks; experience in constructing crates and exhibition furniture; experience operating hand and power tools; knowledge of materials appropriate for art museums; and, the ability to lift 100 lbs.

Competitive salary. Full benefits package. All applications MUST go through the University of Oklahoma Office of Human Resources. Please visit their website at . The University of Oklahoma encourages diversity in the workplace. The University of Oklahoma is an Affirmative Action/Equal opportunity employer.

Archaeology Museum Curator: The City of El Paso- El Paso, TX

Posted 8/5/09

The Museums and Cultural Affairs Department of the City of El Paso is seeking a candidate for the position of Archaeology Museum Curator. The ideal candidate, under direction, will develop interpret, display and promote exhibits. Will organize and preserve museum objects, artifacts, and associated records. This involves: Conduct research to identify, restore and exhibit objects and artifacts. Assure collections are properly handled, restored, and preserved. Initiate new museum programs studying origin, composition, history, and current value of objects.

Requirements: Candidate must have a Master’s degree in archaeology, anthropology, museum studies, or American history, and one (1) year of museum exhibit development or design or curatorial experience.
Licenses and Certificates: A valid Texas Class “C” Driver’s License or equivalent from another state.

Applications Contact person: Nuria Valdez
Application due date: 2009/08/28
Salary range: $38,454.89 - $54,913.59

Candidates should visit website at to view detailed job description and to apply on-line. Position open until filled.

Vice President of Advancement: The Museum of Nature & Science - Dallas, TX

Posted 8/5/09

The Museum of Nature & Science, headquartered in Dallas, TX, is seeking a new Vice President of Advancement. The Vice President will be responsible for all areas of contributed funds to the Museum including sponsorships, corporate giving,fundraising from individuals, foundations, as well as membership management. The Museum has been extremely effective in raising over $124 million of the required $155 million for its construction of a new building scheduled to break ground in November 2009. The Vice President will be responsible for working with the Board of Directors and Campaign Committee to complete the capital fundraising for the facility, as well as developing and implementing a strategic plan to strengthen the annual giving program. The ideal candidate will have a track record of success as a fundraiser for a not-for-profit organization. While this is the most likely place we will find this person, the Museum is interested in identifying individuals in the for profit world where there may be relevant skill sets such as marketing, sales or business development. Inquiries and resumes should be directed to:

Specialist IV (Archival Specialist): The Vietnam Archive - Texas Tech University: Lubbock, TX

Posted 8/3/09

Description: The Vietnam Archive seeks an archival specialist to provide assistance with the development of the Virtual Vietnam Archive. Working with the professional staff of the Vietnam Center and Archive, the Archival Specialist will assist in hiring, training and supervision of student employees; digitize archival collections; conduct quality control checks of digital files and records; assist patrons in the public reading room; assist donors; and assist Vietnam Archive faculty and staff with special projects as they arise. The successful candidate will work closely with Archive staff and faculty in fulfilling their mission to collect and preserve primary documentation related to all aspects of the Vietnam War Era, to include military, diplomatic, cultural, and social history.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, experience using PCs, scanners, and database software, work experience in a library, archive, or museum setting, interest in and/or knowledge of American history, military history, the Vietnam War era, Southeast Asia; strong organizational skills; strong oral and written communication skills; strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to build successful working relationships with a wide variety of individuals.

Salary and Benefits: Salary range is $10.29-$14.76/hour, commensurate with education and experience. Benefits include health insurance, optional dental, life, and disability insurance; retirement plan; vacation, sick, and holiday leave; longevity pay.

Note: This is a one-year grant-funded position with the possibility of extension/renewal.

To Apply: Apply online at, requisition number 79576. TTU is an EEO/AA/ADA Employer. Special Instructions to Applicants: Please attach cover letter, resume or CV, and a list of three references with contact information when applying for this position. Review of applications will begin August 15 and continue until the position is filled.

Departmental Contact: Mary Saffell

Jobs Posted Month of June:

Graphic Designer: Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History - Norman, OK -- Oklahoma Historical Society

Posted 6/21/09

Visit and go to “Search Listings” in the left-hand menu.   Search listings using requisition #07710.

The Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History is a natural history museum in Norman, Oklahoma, operated by the University of Oklahoma. The museum's exhibits include a Native American gallery and collections of fossils and dinosaur skeletons from Oklahoma and throughout the world. The museum features seven different galleries as well as the interactive, hands-on Discovery Room. With twelve collection divisions and over 6,000,000 items, Sam Noble is one of the world's largest university-based natural history museums.

The successful candidate will be highly skilled in print design and typography. He/she will design and produce a wide-range of projects, ranging from environmental graphics to annual reports. As the museum's only graphic designer, he/she will be required to work with various departments within the museum and on many projects simultaneously.

Typical Functions:
- Works for Head of Exhibits to create visual identities and environmental graphics for all in-house exhibits, including labels, banners, interpretive text panels and posters.
- May be called to design event identities and accompanying materials, including invitations, programs, postcards and advertisements.
- Works with OU Printing Services to get quotes and correctly prepare materials for printing.
- Ensures consistent overall visual identity for the museum by following guidelines, templates and procedures for museum graphics and communication materials.
- Reviews individual project's design requirements, estimates timelines and establishes production schedules.
- Creates and designs by operating a Mac or other related equipment.
- Purchases and maintains inventory of supplies, such as ink and paper.
- Participates in regular departmental meetings and committees as required.
- Participates in classes, workshops, seminars and other forms of professional development that will improve and advance knowledge, skills, abilities and experience.
- Develops and maintains graphic resource files
- Provides direct supervision for interns and temporary employees as assigned.
- Complies with all museum policies, procedures and safety regulations; encourages others to respect safety standards and precautions.
- Performs matting and mounting of environmental graphics.
- Other duties as assigned.

Assistant to the Regional Director: Trinidad History Museum - Trinidad, CO
Posted 6/21/09

Position Number: 09878

Salary: $3,075.00 – 3,420.00 per month (The salary offered is usually the minimum listed, however, a salary above the minimum may be offered for some hard to fill positions.)

BROAD SCOPE OF POSITION: This position assists the Regional Director of the Trinidad History Museum by maintaining the museum gardens and grounds, creating a variety of educational programs about the gardens and non-garden topics, and performing general operational tasks. The position involves working Tuesday-Saturday on a regular basis, evenings during special events, and other times as needed. This position is a non-classified, full-time appointment exempt from overtime under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, reporting to the Regional Director, Trinidad History Museum, and serves at the pleasure of the Board of Directors. This position is exempted from the State Personnel System.

For complete job information, please click here.

Jobs Posted Month of May:

Program Specialist II (Interpretive Planner): Texas Historical Commission - Austin, TX

Posted 5/31/09

Performs advanced interpretive planning and research work. Develops overall historic site strategic interpretive plan, as well as interpretive plans and programs for individual historic sites. Works under general direction with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Performs additional duties as assigned.

Full job posting information:

Chief Educator: The Stark Museum of Art - Orange, TX

Posted 5/31/09

The Stark Museum of Art is seeking a Chief Educator. The Chief Educator reports to the Museum Director and oversees the museum’s educational mission and develops plans for educational programming related to the museum’s collections and exhibitions. Duties will include:
• Implement educational programs including gallery tours, lectures, classes and teacher workshops
• Set standards for and evaluates educational programming
• Develop curriculum-based programs, publications and materials for schools
• Oversee programming plans and efforts of Educator, Public Programs
• Recruit, train, assign and supervisor docents (paid)
• Develop and oversee new volunteer program
• Schedule student and adult group tours, plan tour content
• Represents the museum at regional community activities

Stark Museum of Art: The Stark Museum of Art ( opened to the public on November 29, 1978, with the expressed intention of preserving and displaying the art collection of the Nelda C. and H. J. Lutcher Stark Foundation for the benefit of the public. The Museum’s permanent collection focuses on Art of the American West 1830-1950 (paintings, sculptures, drawings and prints). It also includes Native American art and artifacts; Steuben crystal; rare books and manuscripts; and the porcelain birds of Edward Marshall Boehm and Dorothy Doughty. Almost 20,000 square feet of the Museum is dedicated to exhibition including 4,000 square feet of gallery space devoted to temporary exhibitions on changing themes. The Museum continues to add to the collection by acquiring works of art that complement and enhance the permanent collection.

Required Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in education or art
• Teaching certificate and teaching experience preferred
• Three or more years of related experience required, preferably in a museum setting
• Interest in western American art and American Indian art
• Ability to work with diverse groups of individuals
• Ability to devise and carry out education programs, including preparation and use of publications and exhibits
• Knowledge of museum education techniques and resources

• Knowledge of the learning characteristics of museum audiences, students, and adults
• Skill in oral and written communication techniques
• Knowledge of and interest in art and the museum’s collections
• Skill in using research techniques
• Knowledge of education and evaluation methods
• Ability to keep accurate and detailed records
• Ability to manage a variety of tasks and to plan, implement and prioritize workloads

Compensation: Salaried, exempt position, 40 hours/week. Salary commensurate with experience and education. Excellent benefits including group medical, dental, life insurance, disability, pension, 403(b), and sick leave.

Application Deadline: Open until filled

How to Apply: Please submit cover letter, resume, references and salary history and requirements to:
Kathleen Hardey, HR Manager, Nelda C. and H. J. Lutcher Stark Foundation, PO Box 909, Orange, TX 77631-0909 or e-mail to

Historic Site Supervisor III: State Historical Society Of North Dakota -Williston, ND

Posted 5/31/09

Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in history, public history, education, or museum studies with other related fields of study considered.
• Two years of work experience in historic site, park, museum or other cultural facility management which must include two years of work experience developing interpretive and programming materials and supervision of staff, or six years of related experience which included staff supervision. Knowledge and experience with the operation and maintenance of buildings and grounds keeping equipment helpful.
• Strong writing, research, and organizational skills.
• High level of interpersonal skills and experience with public relations and interpretation.
• Self directed and motivated, detail-oriented, goal-directed.     • Strong Computer Skills.         • Valid Drivers License
• Preference will be given to those with a masters degree in history, public history, education, museum studies or other related field of study and those with extensive experience developing interpretive and programming materials.

Summary of Work:
The State Historical Society of North Dakota is seeking an historic site supervisor for the Fort Buford State Historic Site located near Williston, North Dakota. The state historic site supervisor will develop programming and interpretive information; actively engage in public relations and networking; manage the interpretive center, reconstructed barracks, and original fort buildings; and supervise staff. Administrative duties include recruitment of regular and volunteer or supplementary program staff, orientation, training, staff and facility management, limited museum collections and exhibit management, museum store operation, budgeting, project management, security, record keeping and completion of reports and planning documents, the museum store operation, budgeting, project management, security, record keeping and completion of reports and planning documents.

Application Procedures:
Submit the following documents to: Assistant Director, State Historical Society of ND, 612 E Boulevard Ave, Bismarck, North Dakota 58505

• Application for Employment State of ND Application for Employment (SFN10950) (Available from Job Service, the State Historical Society of North Dakota or Web site at
• Resume, including three references that have knowledge of applicant’s professional skills.

• Cover letter - detail how your experience level meets the preferences and minimum qualifications listed above.
• Applicants who are residents of ND and eligible to claim veteran’s preference must include Form DD214 for any further consideration. Claims for disabled veteran’s preference must include a current statement of disabled status from the Veteran’s Affairs Office.
• For ADA assistance: Contact Ronald Warner at 701-328-2666 for more information or assistance in the application or interview process. All State Historical Society of North Dakota locations are nonsmoking environments. Reference checks, verification of previous employment, criminal background check and/or background checks may be conducted on applicants selected for interviews.

Salary Range: $2,750 - $3,300 per month
Position Number: 701-6463
Requisition Number: None
Status: Full Time, Regular
Type of Recruitment: Internal\External
Job Order Number: None


IT Staff, Exhibits Designer, and Deputy State Historian: Colorado Historical Society - Denver, CO

Posted 5/27/09

The Colorado Historical Society has posted a number of non-collections jobs on their website at

Executive Director: Millicent Rogers Museum - Taos, NM

Posted 5/27/09

The Millicent Rogers Museum opened in 1956. Founded by Millicent Rogers’ family including the recently deceased Paul Peralta-Ramos, the Museum has become one of America's most important resources for the study of southwestern art and design. Today the museum is a public, nonprofit, educational institution, supported by its membership program and sponsors and is accredited by the American Association of Museums. The Millicent Rogers Museum Executive Director is the Chief Executive Officer of the museum located in Taos, New Mexico and operates with a budget of approximately $900,000 annually and has an endowment of approximately 1.2M.

The Executive Director reports to the Board of Trustees, and is responsible for its leadership and will have primary responsibility and authority for the organization's consistent achievement of its mission in fund raising, program development and administration, budget planning and management; and personnel and public relations.

The ideal candidate will have an advanced degree, demonstrated fund raising ability, (including capital campaign, leadership and endowment), experience in non-profit administration and an interest and commitment in promoting the art and culture of the southwest and the Millicent Rogers Museum.

  • A Master’s Degree is required; a PhD is preferred and three (3) or more years in a senior museum or non-profit position with a proven record of success in management, planning, organization, administration and educational programming.
  • Demonstrated success in fund raising; solid experience in identifying, cultivating and soliciting contributions from individuals, corporations and foundations. Experience in grant writing.
  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills, including public speaking.
  • Experience in establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with other organizations.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide creative leadership; to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; and to think, act and plan in a strategic manner.
  • A firm understanding of business financial principles and budgeting in order to manage and grow existing and new revenue streams.
    Competence in the use of computer applications for word processing, internet, and electronic mail.

Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience with appropriate benefits including health and dental insurance, vacation, and participation in 403b pension plan. Employer will assist with relocation costs.

Applicants should submit a resume, a one-page narrative describing interest and experience, the names and contact information of three references and salary requirements to Patty Komko, President, Millicent Rogers Museum Board of Trustees, P.O. Box 1210, Taos, NM, 87571. Review of applications will be ongoing and continue until the position is filled. Candidacy will be held in confidence until finalists are selected.

Program Specialist II (Interpretive Planner): Texas Historical Commission - Austin, TX

Posted 5/27/09

Performs advanced interpretive planning and research work. Develops overall historic site strategic interpretive plan, as well as interpretive plans and programs for individual historic sites. Works under general direction with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Performs additional duties as assigned.

An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer                 State Agency Job Vacancy Notice            Listing Number: 9-16

Position/Title/:  Program Specialist II (Interpretive Planner)    Salary Group/ Class:  B10/1571     Salary:  $39,118-$45,000 Annually

Opening Date:  May 19, 2009        Closing Date:  When filled      Number of Openings:  1       

Hours/Week:  40       Duration: Regular, Full-time        Texas Driver's Lic:  Yes      Travel Required:  Yes

Work Location Address:   1510 San Antonio     Austin, TX 78701

Agency:  Texas Historical Commission           Address:  P.O. Box 12276, Austin, TX 78711        Telephone:  512.936.0845

Please see this link for full posting:

Museum Curator: The City of Lakewood - Lakewood, CO

Posted 5/22/09

The Position:  Performs collections management, educational programming, exhibit planning and implementation of 20th Century history at a municipal outdoor history museum including research, planning, implementation and evaluation. Oversees volunteers specific to these functions. Acts as a resource for related grants. Assists with visual art exhibits. Work is performed with considerable independence under the guidance of the Heritage Center Museum Administrator. Creates, promotes and implements education programs for targeted groups. Acts as liaison with schools and special interest groups to ensure curriculum standards are met and information is accurate. Actively participates as a key member of the HCA staff. Active member of the exhibits and community events team. Works with other members of the HCA Division and the Community Resources Department, other Departments, other agencies, museums and community groups to plan, produce exhibits and education programs, and provide training and technical assistance as needed.

The Candidate: The City seeks a candidate with a Bachelor's degree in history or, museum studies, two years experience or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Expertise in Past Perfect, Photoshop, Adobe, Excel and Publisher required. Two years of relevant museum experience. Experience in collections management, educational program development and/or exhibit planning. Experience with digitizing collections is preferred. Experience with visual arts exhibit is desired.  A background check is required.

For more information, please click here.

The City of Lakewood is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For a complete list of job functions and requirements, and to apply, go to Current employees interested in a promotion or transfer must submit a promotional consideration form to the Department of Employee Relations.


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