12 December 2012 (12-12-12)

1) Historian, US Merchant Marine Academy, closes February 22

2) Curator for Education and Volunteers, Battleship Cove

CURATOR FOR EDUCATION AND VOLUNTEERS for the world’s largest collection of US Navy historic ships.
Battleship Cove (southeastern Massachusetts) is seeking an experienced, dynamic professional to lead all educational initiatives and supervise expanding education programs. Candidate should possess a creative and enthusiastic personality to rejuvenate and supervise our successful Overnight Camping Program, coordinate volunteers, as well as direct and expand the visitor’s learning experience to enhance their overall visit. Candidates must also be able to design curricula, initiate education programs and develop interpretive materials.
Credentials: Applicant must have a teaching qualification and a minimum of two years experience of working in a museum environment. Experience working with and leading volunteers essential. A BA degree is required, as well as evidence of experience in educational programs and/or museum studies. A knowledge of or interest in maritime history would be an advantage but the experience of teaching other disciplines such as science or literacy would also be welcomed.  For an Application Form and Job Description call or e-mail Sue Couitt: 1-508-678-1100 x 102; email: suec@battleshipcove.org; address: USS Massachusetts Memorial Committee, Inc., P.O. Box 111, Fall River, MA 02722. EOE.

3) Collections Manager, Peoria Riverfront Museum

4) Educator Specialist, Ship to Shore Program, Mystic Seaport

Educator Specialist, Ship to Shore Program, Mystic Seaport Museum, Mystic, CT
Ship to Shore Program: Educator Specialist: Seasonal, Part-Time position, weekdays and weeknights during Spring 2013 sessions of Ship to Shore, the School Overnight Program and Anchor watch, the Scout Overnight Program at Mystic Seaport Museum. Duties include preparing/leading experiential education in maritime history for 4th- 9th graders, conduct study tours, workshops, climb rigging and spend nights aboard ship as overnight staff. Requirements include education and/or program experience, polished presentation skills and knowledge of American history. Background check required. Position is temporary from February-May 2013, but may lead to year-round, part-time work. For information or an application, visit our website http://www.mysticseaport.org/employment or call Human Resources @ 860-572-5346. An EOE.

5) Other Mystic Seaport jobs (Charles W. Morgan 38th Voyage Program Asst., and Supervisor of Interpretation)

6) Program Coordinator, Cape Cod Maritime Museum

The Program Coordinator is a creative, integral member of our team, responsible for the development, scheduling, and implementation of educational programs and events, as aligned with our mission. Duties also include grant writing, PR, volunteer coordination, and assisting with exhibit planning. Bachelors Degree required, Experience with teaching and MA curriculum frameworks and curriculum development, excellent writing, grant writing, organizational, communication and computer skills, including, Microsoft Office, art, history, science and museum or non-profit and/or maritime experience helpful. Cape Cod Maritime Museum is a growing museum on the Hyannis waterfront. Our mission is to celebrate preserve and interpret Cape Cod’s Maritime past, present and future and to inspire passion and respect for the sea and how it continues to shape Cape Cod. We feature boat building, sailing, permanent and rotating exhibits, events, and educational programs year round. Please visit www.capecodmaritimemuseum.org for details. Send resume via email to: Janet Preston, Director, jcpreston@capecodmaritimemuseum.org. 508-775-1723

7) Curator, Port of Plymouth Museum, Washington County Historical Society, NC