3 July 2008, Last Post until July 26 or later

Last post for July, I’m back in the field, I leave tomorrow, yes July 4th. I will post again at the end of July, Thanks and good luck finding a job (they exist, see below)!

JMB

1) Senior Heritage Advisor, British Waterways, closes July 11

2) Museum Curator, The Steamboat Bertrand Collection, closes July 11

3) Exhibit Production Manager
The USS Constitution Museum, located in the historic Charlestown Navy Yard, seeks an experienced exhibit professional to join its Exhibit Department staff. Responsibilities include drafting construction plans from design plans, planning construction, supervising, and executing museum exhibition construction. Projects include exhibit prototypes, exhibit elements, and the construction and installation of a 3500 square foot permanent exhibition to be opened in April 2009. The Exhibit Production Manager will report to the Director of Exhibits and will be an active member of the exhibition team, working with out-of-house and in-house designers, an illustrator, a scenic painter and others. The successful candidate will possess a minimum of 3 years experience in a museum environment and have management experience. A BA/BS degree is preferred. Strong supervisory, leadership, communication, drafting, scheduling, and time management skills are necessary. Experience in finish carpentry and construction drawing production are required; experience in exhibit construction and CAD software are helpful.   The project is expected to last one year.  The Museum offers a competitive salary and a full benefits package. Pease send resume and cover letter to: rkiihne@ussconstitutionmuseum.org or Robert Kiihne, Director of Exhibits, USS Constitution Museum, PO Box 1812, Charlestown, MA 02129.