7 October 2013

1) Interim Executive Director, Hull Lifesaving Musuem, Hull, MA
Hull Lifesaving Museum (HLM) seeks an Interim Executive Director with a demonstrable commitment to our cultural, educational, and social service programs. The Interim Executive Director will act as the chief operating officer, representing the organization externally, with funders, partners, and members, communicating with and representing the Board of Directors, overseeing HLM’s finances, and managing the full time staff of 12. The Interim Executive Director must be a superb communicator, have sophisticated time-management and delegation skills, and be an effective leader of HLM’s fundraising activities. The Interim Executive Director will work with HLM’s staff, providing support, coaching, and strategic guidance. The Interim Executive Director will oversee HLM’s senior staff in Boston and Hull, including those responsible for Advancement/Development, Business Management, and three major programs – the Museum, Home Waters, and the Maritime Apprentice Program. The Interim Executive Director’s major responsibility will be to sustain HLM’s development activities, ensuring uninterrupted funding and the maintenance of critical relationships with government, philanthropic, and private donors. Key Areas of Responsibility: Â Lead and oversee all fundraising, including grant writing: government grants, corporate and private foundations, annual fund, reporting, relationship management, Financial oversight, Working with HLM Board of Directors , Management of External Partnerships, Communications with funders, supporters, media, members, Board, and staff, Staff support and oversight of three major programs. This temporary, full-time position will be filled by November 1, and is anticipated to continue through June 30, 2014. Contact: Search Committee , Hull Lifesaving Museum, P.O. Box 221, Hull, MA 02045, jobs@hulllifesavingmuseum.org. http://www.hulllifesavingmuseum.org.

2) Collections Manager, Naval War College Museum, Newport, RI
The Naval War College Museum in Newport, RI is looking for an experienced and talented collections manager to play a key role in preparing the museum for accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums. This is a fantastic opportunity for a museum professional. This job is a United States civil service position open to all U.S. citizens. You must read the announcement carefully and follow instructions regarding creating an account and building your resume on usajobs.com. This announcement closes on October 7. This is a Museum Curator position located at the Naval War College Museum in Newport, RI. This position is responsible for the care and management of art, artifacts, books, prints photographs, and two-dimensional materials in the museum’s collections that contribute to an understanding and appreciation of the naval history of the Narragansett Bay region and the history of the art and science of naval warfare.  https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/352700300

3) Assistant Manager, Anchor Watch Overnight Program, Mystic Seaport Museum, Mystic, CT
The Assistant Manager, Anchor Watch Overnight Program, will assist in the development and implementation of Mystic Seaport’s Anchor Watch program. The Anchor Watch program provides an exciting overnight experience for youth groups aboard the full-rigged ship the JOSEPH CONRAD. Responsibilities of this position include: managing and preparing for all Anchor Watch programs, leading tours and workshops, supervising guests overnight on board the CONRAD, assisting in rigging climbing, completing office duties, and helping to market the program. This position also assists with the school overnight program, Ship to Shore. College level training is required; background in museum education, maritime history, boat handling and/or teaching or youth development experience is preferred. Experience working with children, youth, and families is required. You must be an effective communicator, have excellent organizational skill, and be able to engage the audience. This position requires late nights, early mornings, overnights, and weekend work. You must be able to work outside in all types of weather. This is a regular, full-time position. Please send a cover letter, resume, and Mystic Seaport application to Mystic Seaport Museum PO Box 6000 Mystic, CT 06355 Attn: Human Resources OR to human.resources@mysticseaport.org. An EOE.