8 March 2013

1) Historic Ships in Baltimore, a division of Living Classrooms Foundation, is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Chief: Ships, Facilities and Collections Care.

The Chief: Ships, Facilities and Collections Care reports to the Executive Director and is in charge, primarily, of the day to day, mid-term and long-term maintenance and preservation of the Historic Ships fleet, buildings and storage spaces and the supervision of maintenance and preservation staff. Qualified candidates must have knowledge of both steel and wooden ship construction and maintenance, electrical and mechanical systems, plumbing and HVAC, be willing and able to cultivate, manage, work with and supervise volunteers and exhibit proficiency and experience in project planning and management, material procurement and personnel management. Qualified candidates should also exhibit a familiarity with historic vessel preservation, the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Historic Vessel Preservation, and basic collections management. Finally, a qualified candidate must be able to show that they can produce quality results and work cohesively as a member of the team at Historic Ships in Baltimore.

The regular work week for the Chief: Ships, Facilities and Collections Care is Tuesday through Saturday to take full advantage of, and to supervise and interact with the volunteer force, who are primarily on site on Saturdays. While in many respects a managerial position, prospective candidates must also be physically able to access all areas on board the vessels of our historic fleet and engage in physical activity similar to that of a shipyard worker.

Interested candidates must provide the following information:
Cover letter, Resume, and any supporting information, Salary requirements, At least three professional references. These should be sent via e-mail to: hr@livingclassrooms.org with Historic Ships Chief: Ships, Facilities and Collections Care Search in the subject line, or via regular mail to the following address: Human Resources, Living Classrooms Foundation, Historic Ships Chief: Ships, Facilities and Collections Care Search, 802 S. Caroline Street , Baltimore, MD 21231
Applications should be received no later than Friday, March 29, 2013.


2) US Coast Guard Museum Specialist (History), closes March 18

The incumbent will work with  the Coast Guard Curator to maintain the records and databases necessary to keep track of the artifacts. The incumbent will also work to research and assign proper values to artifacts in the collection, for the purpose of meeting requirements of the Personal Property Accounting System, and determining insurance values for artifacts loaned to non-Coast Guard recipients.