24 September 2009

1) Museum Technician, Naval Museum of Quebec, closes October 9

2) Marine Anthropologist, The University of Greenwich, closes October 1

3) Vice President of Collections and Exhibitions, New Bedford Whaling Museum

As a key member of the senior management team, the VP Collections and Exhibitions is responsible for the Museum’s collection, exhibitions and presentations, plus research library management. Oversees a staff of 6 FTEs, plus a number of volunteers and apprentices. Assumes primary responsibility for the planning, development, supervision, and installation of the Museum’s exhibitions both on location, off-site and on-line.  Assumes primary responsibility for the development, management, and care of the art and history collections and develop strategies, in adherence to the museum policies, to strengthen the Museum’s collection by identifying appropriate acquisitions and de-accessions; and providing assistance to the President in identifying funding sources and donors. Works with the Museum Conservator in the planning, direction, and execution of preservation and conservation activities to ensure the Museum’s continued reputation as a world-class whaling, maritime, and regional history museum. Oversight of the Museum’s research library and scholarly activities will also be a primary focus, responsible for ensuring that the integrity of the Museum’s exhibition publications and catalogues is sustained and enhanced. Please contact on a confidential basis:  Kristen Sniezek, V.P. Administration New Bedford Whaling Museum 18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford, MA 02740 Email: ksniezek@whalingmuseum.org.