5 December 2014

1) Education and Program Manager, St. Augustine Lighthouse & Museum

2) VP, Collections and Programs, The Mariners’ Museum

3) Museum Director, Marine Museum at Fall River

4) Collections Review Assistant, Scottish Maritime Museum, closes 9 January

5) Ship Model Conservation Intern, National Maritime Museum, closes 20 December

6) Executive Director
Portsmouth Submarine Memorial Association Portsmouth, NH
Executive Director Albacore Park Portsmouth, New Hampshire The Portsmouth Submarine Memorial Association (PSMA) seeks a replacement for its Executive Director who is retiring. This is a hands-on position for the only full-time employee of PSMA. No development or fund raising activities are involved. PSMA owns a 7-acre park in Portsmouth where the historic submarine USS ALBACORE is on display in a dry basin and where a small museum and gift shop is also located. The park is staffed by the Director and several part-time employees, who support ongoing interpretation to the 30,000 plus annual park visitors. The Director is responsible for the operations and maintenance of the submarine, park, museum and gift shop and to support the Board of Directors, many of whose members are actively involved in facility and submarine maintenance. The ideal candidate will have experience in all aspects of marketing and managing a small museum with a gift shop including inventory control and point-of-sales record keeping. For more information and a full job description, please submit your cover letter and resume to wilder5841@gmail.com or mail to Albacore Park, 600 Market St., Portsmouth NH 03801, attn. : R Wilder

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NCMM Boat Builder

NORTH CAROLINA MARITIME MUSEUM HIRING BOAT BUILDER

The North Carolina Maritime Museum in the Department of Cultural Resources seeks a Museum Specialist – Boatbuilder for its Watercraft Center in Beaufort, NC. This is a full-time permanent State Government position. The hiring salary range is $34,190 – $42,000, and the successful candidate will start working early in the New Year.

Candidates must be knowledgeable in vernacular and “classic” watercraft history and construction techniques, skilled in traditional boat building techniques and in teaching them to the public and able to train and supervise a largely volunteer work force. Prefer graduation from a four year college/university , some supervisory and managerial experience or three years of related work experience with demonstrated knowledge of boat building. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience are strongly urged to apply.

Applications must be made only online through the NC Office of State Human Resources website: http://www.oshr.nc.gov/jobs/

Candidates are encouraged to submit further supporting material in addition to completing the mandatory standard application form. All applications must be received by 5:00 PM EST on Friday, December 12, 2014.

The Department of Cultural Resources is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Expert Review needed, Intl. Center for Underwater Archaeology

Call for Applications: Expert Review of the International Centre for Underwater Archaeology (ICUA)

UNESCO is welcoming applications from independent expert reviewers to assess the International Centre for Underwater Archaeology (ICUA), based in Zadar, Croatia. The successful applicant will conduct a review of the ICUA Centre, including a desk-based assessment, a visit to the Centre and interviews with relevant stakeholders, in particular in the region and in UNESCO Headquarters (Paris) and the UNESCO Venice Office. The review process should result in a comprehensive and useful review report.

Applicants are required to have the following qualifications:

  • At least 7 years of professional experience in research and/or capacity-building in the field of cultural diversity, intercultural dialogue, cultural heritage, cultural policy or culture and development;
  • At least 7 years of professional experience in policy and programme evaluation in the context of international development;
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken), other languages, in particular Croatian, of advantage;
  • Knowledge of the role and mandate of UNESCO and its programmes.

Applications should be submitted no later than 1 December 2014 (midnight Paris time) to Ms Chihiro Nishikawa (c.nishikawa(at)unesco.org). The final review report shall be completed no later than 15 February 2015.

For more information please read the Terms of Reference.

Maritime Archaeology Field School

Maritime Archaeology Field School – Phillip Island – Victoria, 1 – 15 February 2015
This Maritime Archaeology Field School provides students with an introduction to the techniques of underwater survey, position fixing, mapping, photography, recording and excavation.  Some lectures and videos will be provided on the various research methods and techniques used by maritime archaeologists. The Field School will include practical exercises, field work and associated lecture/seminars.

This topic aims to:
– develop the field skills associated with the practice of underwater archaeology;
– improve understanding of the methodological approaches to archaeology under
water;
– increase knowledge and understanding of the history and practice of maritime archaeology;
– appreciate the place and role of maritime archaeology in the interpretation of maritime subcultures and culture in the wider context.

Students interested in participating in the diving activity offered as a part of this field school are advised to review our website for all requirements, with particular attention drawn to diving qualification and dive medical requirements.

Archaeology Department

Flinders University

South Australia, Australia

2 Material Experts (Maritime), NHHC

The project Material Experts (ME) will use either education, personal experience, or some combination of the two to assist their team with the identification and documentation of thousands of naval artifacts ranging from 60,000lbs anchors to small archaeological artifacts. It is vital that the ME know the material culture of the US Navy and understands how to conduct research on these items in order to accurately identify and date items.

Two (2) Material Experts will be hired from applicant pool.

Closes 23 November, so apply today.