1) Assistant Curator of Maritime History, Merseyside Maritime Museum, closes September 18
2) Foreign Affairs Officer, US Department of State, Office of Oceans Affairs, Bureau of
Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, closes September 5
3) Curator, US Naval War College Museum, closes September 8
5) Visitor Services Coordinator
The Hull Lifesaving Museum is seeking a part-time Visitor Services Coordinator to plan, implement, and organize Museum outreach to the general public. Often the first point of contact, the Visitor Services Coordinator oversees the membership program, recruits and works with volunteers, and schedules and offers guided tours. Will assist Museum Educator in implementing programs and events, as well as lectures and children’s activities. General administrative duties include greeting the public, answering phones, data entry and database management, coordinating membership renewals and gift acknowledgements, and participation in committee work. The position involves working as a member of a team and with the public, having strong communication skills, excellent telephone etiquette, the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, and to work with groups of people courteously and engagingly. Being highly organized and detail oriented, energetic, creative, adaptable, and proficient with MS Office is essential. This 20-hour per week position requires some evening and weekend time. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
6) Research Volunteer/Intern
The USS Constitution Museum is seeking volunteers or interns interested in carrying out a large-scale transcription and research project in the fall and/or spring of 2008-2009. The Museum intends to create a database of British sailors who served on the four ships defeated by Old Ironsides during the War of 1812. Applicants should be familiar with, and have the ability to read, early-nineteenth-century handwriting. Knowledge of Microsoft Access is beneficial but not necessary. Schedule is flexible; may be done for credit (at the discretion of the intern’s educational institution); these internships are unpaid. Send letter of interest (please specify availability) and resume to Research Coordinator, USS Constitution Museum, PO Box 1812, Charlestown, MA, 02129; or, by email to email@example.com.