29 October 2010

1) Associate Professorship of Maritime Archaeology, University of Southern Denmark, closes 14 December

2) Education Director, Texas Maritime Museum, closes 1 November

3) Collections Manager: Immediate opening at growing and very active historical society in southeastern Connecticut for part-time (20-30 hrs per week) staff member to oversee all aspects of care, documentation and registration of diverse, multi-site collection, including works of art, maritime artifacts, manuscripts, textiles, ceramics, furniture, and toys. Working knowledge of cataloguing, best curatorial practices, artifact handling, conservation methods, evaluation, and storage. Must possess leadership and supervisory skills, experience in historical interpretation, interacting with public, student interns, volunteers, museum visitors. Demonstrated expertise in exhibit planning and installation. Able to assist in all aspects of museum operations. Other requirements: Graduate degree in history, museum studies or related field; know-how in digital photography; facility in standard computer programs as well as Pastperfect or comparable software. Carpentry skills a plus. The successful candidate will have solid interpersonal skills, ability to work independently and with team; be organized, detail-oriented and resourceful on limited budget; able to multi-task. Also required: professional verbal and written skills. Must be available many weekends and holidays. Email resume, cover letter, salary requirements, published writing sample, and list of three references with contact information to Director@Stoningtonhistory.org.

4) Educator, The Mariners’ Museum, ncd