14 October 2013

1) Program Manager, Naval History and Heritage Command, closes 15 October.

2) Museum Curator/Manager, The Marine Museum at Fall River, Inc., Fall River, MA
seeks an experienced and enthusiastic museum professional to run the day-to-day management of this newly revitalized small museum on Fall River’s waterfront. Reporting initially to the Board of Directors, the Curator/Manager will be responsible for all aspects of operations including budgeting and financial controls, fund raising, grant writing, and program and exhibition development. Organizing the collections and research service is an essential part of the job. The Curator/Manager will be responsible for managing two part-time staff as well as a large group of volunteers. This position would suit a museum professional looking for an important next career step. The person in this post must be highly organized and have excellent communication skills with website development, in writing and verbally. Experience recruiting, organizing and managing volunteers as well as working in a multi-tasking museum environment is essential. Job will require ability to climb up and down stairs and to lift or carry 50 pounds. Knowledge and interest in maritime history is essential and an interest in the Fall River Line desirable. Applicants should contact the Marine Museum at Fall River for an application and return the completed form with a cover letter stating salary requirements to: Marine Museum at Fall River, Inc., 70 Water St., Fall River, MA 02721-1596 Attn: Margot W. Cottrell. For information call 508.674.3533 or email mcottrell@marinemuseumfallriver.org. Museum hours are Wednesday through Saturday from 10:00am to 3:00pm.