1) Museum teacher, closes August 20.
This position will be responsible for the educational programs and logistics surrounding the project. The Charles W. Morgan, a National Historic Landmark, is currently under restoration. In the summer of 2013, at the conclusion of the restoration, she will sail on a six-week journey in Southern New England waters. The Program and Marine Operations Manager position includes museum programming and marine logistics at Mystic Seaport and in the designated ports of the voyage. This person will work with all departments of the Museum and coordinate the planning and execution of strategies to insure that the 38th Voyage meets the Museum’s strategic and physical goals, and that all regulatory issues are observed. The initial 12-18 months of the position will focus on education and planning activities, and become increasingly focused on the logistics of the voyage as the project progresses. During the sail, this person will serve as the land-based coordinator of all logistics related to the project. They will be at each port in advance of the vessel, and stay throughout the related activities in each port. During the voyage, S/he will be on call 24/7 and expected to be ready to solve any issues that arise.
The successful candidate will have demonstrated skill in complex ,detail-oriented project management, coordinating the efforts and needs of various stakeholders. S/he will have experience working with a wide range of individuals with diverse skills, in managing a multi-faceted project budget and be able to respond quickly to solve problems and make decisions related to the port visits. Ability to operate small power craft required, preferred experience includes Coast Guard license, sail training experience aboard large traditional sailing vessels and familiarity with the ports and surrounding towns of the voyage: New London, Newport, New Bedford, Cape Cod Canal, Provincetown, Stellwagen Bank.
This position is part time (20-24 hours/week) for the first 12 months, with the intention of expanding to full time in summer of 2011. Send Seaport application, resume including sailing experience and any license information prior to July 31st to: Mystic Seaport Museum, P O Box 6000, Mystic, CT, 06355, Attention HR.