27 February 2015

1) Great Lakes Naval Museum 2015 Internships


2) Watercraft Manager, NC Maritime Museum, closes March 9

This position is the Watercraft Center Manager at the N.C. Maritime Museum in Beaufort, N.C. in its Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center. Responsibilities include overseeing the watercraft center’s physical plant; maintaining and replenishing shop equipment and materials; supervising day-to-day activities in the watercraft center in cooperation with the boatbuilder; overseeing the physical condition of the museum’s in-the-water fleet of traditional watercraft; support related museum groups such as the Traditional Small Craft Association & the Carolina Maritime Model Society. Work schedule will vary to meet programming needs & may include weekends & holiday hours.


3) Alan Pearsall Postdoc Fellowship in Naval and Maritime History, closes April 11

The Alan Pearsall Fellowship, administered by the Institute, is awarded for postdoctoral research into any aspect of Naval or Maritime History, anywhere in the world, from the fall of the Roman Empire in the West to the present day. The stipend for this award will be £22,784 for the 2015–16 session.


4) Museum Educator, USS Constitution

Educators at the USS Constitution Museum work in a highly visible position that is essential to fulfilling the Museum’s mission of creating a positive, memorable experience where visitors can learn and connect to history. This seasonal part-time position is responsible for welcoming and providing exceptional customer service to our visitors; facilitating a range of hands-on interpretive programs for different audiences, including families and Pre K-12th grade students; and encouraging visitors to voluntarily donate to the Museum. As a part of the Museum Learning department, you will be trained in interpretation techniques, customer service, and USS Constitution’s history. Ideal candidates possess strong customer service, organizational, oral and written communication skills; a mature and outgoing personality; and an enjoyment for interacting with members of the public. Previous employment or volunteer experience in museum education/interpretation or customer service positions is preferred. One weekend day is required.

Interested individuals should send a cover letter and resume to jzanolli@ussconstitutionmuseum.org. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted. EOE.