29 March 2008

1) More on the Monmouth University Marine Archaeology job:

Tenure-track position in archaeology of the Americas (region open) and geographic information systems (GIS) at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin August 2008. We are looking for a creative, energetic colleague who will teach a combination of anthropology and GIS courses. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in archaeology/anthropology (within his/her area of specialization) and a two semester GIS course sequence. He/she will also be responsible for developing Monmouth’s GIS program and managing a recently updated GIS lab, as well as contributing to the development of graduate and undergraduate programs in anthropology and GIS. Successful candidates will be expected to work closely with Monmouth’s Urban Coast Institute. Individuals with research focused on coastal regions, including maritime archaeologists, are particularly encouraged to apply. The ability to teach a field school is a plus.

Qualifications Qualifications: Ph.D. in anthropological archaeology with substantial GIS experience. The ideal candidate will share our commitment to teaching and advising; be actively engaged in research and scholarship; and welcome the opportunity to participate in the life of the Department and the University.
How to Apply Send material to: Dr. Fred McKitrick, Chair
Department of History and Anthropology
400 Cedar Ave.
West Long Branch, NJ 07764-1898


2) Education Program Supervisor, Mystic Seaport Museum, closes April 25

3) Executive Director, Nauticus, closes April 21

4) Program Director, The Whaling Museum, ncd

5) Director, The Battleship North Carolina, closes April 14

6) Director of Education
The Connecticut River Museum seeks a creative, experienced Director of Education to help us continue to grow our wide range of programs. The Museum offers school programs, holiday break workshops, summer camp workshops and adult programming. Located on the historic Essex waterfront, we include on water education. Our programs focus on both the history and environment of the River. Applicants should have a degree in museum education, or equivalent, and have at least four years relevant experience. This is a dynamic full time job. You will teach, develop curriculum and programming, market and book programs, and help build staff and volunteers. The salary range is in the low to mid-30Ks.  Please send resume and three references via e-mail at bcurrie@ctrivermuseum.org, or by mail to CT River Museum, 67 Main Street, Essex, CT 06426.

15 March 2008

1) Curator, RMS Carpathia exhibit, ncd

2) 2 Physical Scientists (hydrographic mapping), NOAA Ocean Exploration paid internships, apply today

3) $1,000 Karl Kotum Award for Maritime History, applications due by September 12

4) Battleship North Carolina, Executive Director, closes April 14

5) Director of Education, New Bedford Whaling Museum
Reporting to the Vice President for Collections and Education, the Director of Education is responsible for managing the educational offerings of the museum and the delivery of services to a wide variety of public audiences. Working with other staff in the Collection and Program areas, the Director of Education is responsible for planning, budgeting, implementing and evaluation of the education programs. The Director of Education oversees the recruitment of volunteers and is the lead in designing and organizing volunteer preparation courses. The Director of Education assists with other educational and public program initiatives as requested. Qualifications:  Master’s degree in museum studies / museum education preferred; three or more years experience in museum education, including staff supervision; successful organizational and interpersonal skills; ability to communicate effectively in writing and speaking to groups. Resumes may be submitted in confidence to:  HR Director, New Bedford Whaling Museum, 18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford, MA, 02740; or, electronically to hr@whalingmuseum.org.

6) Program Director, The Whaling Museum
The Director of Programs reports to the Executive Director and supervises the Museum’s educators, interpreters, docents and volunteers. Primary responsibilities include the development, planning, marketing, and delivery of a wide variety of educational programs serving the Museum’s audience of all ages. Candidates should have a BA or BS (Masters preferred) in biology, marine biology, environmental science, history or the social sciences and three to five years teaching experience, including curriculum development. Certification is a plus. Qualities sought include:  Ability to work with learners of all ages; creative and energetic approach to the development of programs in and around the museum; ability to develop, organize and deliver educational programs using the Museum and other resources for content; strong communication skills; enthusiasm; team spirit; proven ability to lead (supervise, train and support) education staff to create a dynamic and exciting learning environment in the Museum. This is a full-time, salaried, exempt position with benefits. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Please send resume and cover letter by April 7 to: Search, The Whaling Museum, PO Box 25, Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724. www.cshwhalingmuseum.org. The Whaling Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

7) Intern (unpaid), The Cape Cod Maritime Museum
Seeking volunteers/interns to assist the Director/Curator, Mark Wilkins, in installing current exhibit entitled:  “Transformations:  from Farmer to Seafarer – Cape Cod from 1639-1739.” Installation ongoing through April, 2008. Additional help needed over the summer in organizing library, building, maintaining collections space, and helping sail catboat SARAH from Chatham to Woods Hole between July and August. For further details, email or phone Mark Wilkins at:  maritime@cape.com, 508-775-1723, or 508-648-2950.

Executive Director, The Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Society

9) 2008 University of West Florida Maritime Archaeology Field Schools

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