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Ketchikan Museums (City of Ketchikan)
Ketchikan, Alaska

We are looking for a creative team player to develop, promote, lead and evaluate the programs of the Tongass Historical Museum and Totem Heritage Center. 

The successful applicant will be passionate about education, an excellent communicator, community-minded, organized, and experienced in curriculum development and basic graphic design...

Presidio Trust
San Francisco, California

The Museum Specialists support all aspects of curatorial operations in the Interpretation Office, including collections care and management (50%); and exhibition development, maintenance, and evaluation (50%). Collections include both permanent archaeological collections and borrowed museum objects, with post-contact archaeological materials...

Oakland Museum of California
Oakland, California

Oakland Museum of California

Req No 2019-1308
Category Learning Initiatives (Education)
Type Project Part-Time
Closing Date
Targeted Job Start Date 6/1/2019


The part-time Gallery Guide circulates throughout the OMCA galleries to enhance the museum experience for visitors by...

Honolulu Museum of Art
Honolulu, Hawaii

Job Summary:

Under the general direction of the Director of Curatorial Affairs, the Curator Textiles and Fashion directs the development, care and use of the textile and fashion collection and storage. The collection consists of nearly 6,000 objects, from over 70 countries with a heavy emphasis on Asian textiles,...

UCR ARTS, University of California, Riverside
Riverside, California

Are you someone who:

-Has the ability, knowledge, and experience to navigate and nurture relationships with school systems, teachers, university faculty, students, and energetic volunteers?

-Is an imaginative, critical thinker when it comes to program and curriculum development?

- Has the ability to guide, lead and...

Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma


Oklahoma Contemporary Art Center seeks a Registrar, a fulltime, permanent position.  The successful applicant would join us during a period of growth, as we transition into a new building in fall 2019.  The first project will be a major inaugural exhibition of contemporary artists working in all media,...

Oakland Museum of California
Oakland, California

Oakland Museum of California

Req No 2019-1306
Category Facilities
Type Regular Full-Time
Closing Date
Targeted Job Start Date 6/1/2019


The Groundskeeper is responsible for the upkeep and appearance of the seven acre, multi-level campus. The Groundskeeper performs semi-skilled...

Museum North Idaho
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho

This is a wonderful opportunity for the right person to be a part of making the Museum of North Idaho into a premier museum in the Inland Northwest. The Museum of North Idaho seeks a skilled and experienced leader to expand community involvement and support, and help create adequate facilities for the Museum. They will work with dedicated staff...

Oakland Museum of California
Oakland, California

Oakland Museum of California

Req No 2019-1305
Category Events
Type Regular Full-Time
Closing Date
Schedule Tuesday through Saturday
Targeted Job Start Date 6/1/2019


The Event Production Coordinator is responsible for working with Museum staff at all levels and across multiple...

Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center
Wenatchee, Washington


The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center (WVMCC) fosters dynamic connections to the history, cultural traditions and arts of the Wenatchee Valley. As a mid-size museum, the WVMCC is a vital hub for creating community connections with our region's unique heritage and arts through creative,...

Pacific Science Center
Seattle, Washington

The role of the Science Interpretation Program Supervisor is to facilitate and promote exceptional and engaging interactions...

Oakland Museum of California
Oakland, California

Oakland Museum of California

Req No 2019-1304
Category Registration
Type Project Full-Time
Closing Date
Targeted Job Start Date 7/1/2019


The Photographic...

Nordic Museum
Seattle, Washington

Position Overview

Director of Curatorial Affairs is a member of the senior management team. In this role, the incumbent is responsible for providing oversight and strategic guidance for the curatorial, exhibitions, and education functions of the Museum. The position will lead staff and manage department activities, which...

Buffalo Bill Center of the West

Primary duties:

  • Oversees and establishes processes for all incoming and outgoing loans at the Center including maintaining records for loan transactions to the Center (insurance documentation, renewals, returns, correspondence, shipping arrangements).
  • Manages loan transactions for traveling exhibits, including drafting...
Arizona Mining, Mineral and Natural Resource Education Museum
Phoenix, Arizona

The University of Arizona seeks a dynamic leader to direct the planning, implementation and operation of a re-envisioned museum located adjacent to the State Capitol Mall in Phoenix, Arizona. The Arizona Mining, Mineral and Natural Resource Education Museum (AMMNREM) was recently established to promote Arizona’s natural resource heritage and...

Oakland Museum of California
Oakland, California

Oakland Museum of California

Req No 2019-1303
Category Information Technology
Type Regular Full-Time
Closing Date
Targeted Job Start Date 5/15/2019


The Audio-Visual Supervisor is responsible for set-up, production, and breakdown of audio visual equipment, amplification, and...

The High Desert Museum
Bend, Oregon

High Desert Museum – Organization Description

The High Desert Museum is a non-profit organization focused on the biotic and cultural elements of the High Desert region of the Western United States. Located near Bend, Oregon, on the edge of the beautiful Deschutes National Forest, the Museum melds the natural history of diverse...

Museum of Ventura County
Ventura,, California


The Museum of Ventura County is a 105-year-old institution that is the repository of art, artifacts, and documents that interpret and celebrate the history of Ventura County. The museum has a site in Ventura which houses the art and history galleries and the research library, and a site in...

Oakland Museum of California

Oakland Museum of California

Req No 2019-1302
Category Evaluation
Type Intermittent Part-Time
Closing Date
Targeted Job Start Date 4/15/2019


The Evaluation Associate is responsible for assisting all types of evaluation and audience research studies. The Intermittent schedule...

Thanksgiving Point Institute
Lehi, Utah

Thanksgiving Point Institute is seeking an experienced and self-directed leader for the position of Volunteer Coordinator. Thanksgiving Point is a 501(c)3 non-profit that draws nearly 2 million visitors annually to visit its world-class venues including Ashton Gardens, Museum of Ancient Life, Farm Country, Museum of Natural Curiosity, and...

Oakland Museum of California
Oakland, California


The Individual Giving Manager will have primary responsibility for individual gifts of $1,250 and above, setting strategy and executing fundraising plans for sustaining and growing the number of annual donors, the size of individual donations, for converting members and occasional givers to annual...

Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
Eugene, Oregon

The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (JSMA) at the University of Oregon is a nationally accredited art museum that upholds the highest professional standards in the museum field.

JSMA is looking for three part time Assistant Preparators.  The purpose of this position is to participate in all aspects of installation of the permanent...

Harbor History Museum/Gig Harbor Peninsula Historical Society
Gig Harbor, Washington

Operations & Special Projects Manager

The Harbor History Museum is building its team with the addition of an energetic, positive, and organized candidate to manage Museum operations and assist the Director with a new Capital Campaign to enclose the Museum’s Maritime Gallery, including the restoration/conservation of...

Manetti Shrem Museum
Davis, California

The Jan Shrem and Manetti Shrem Museum of Art at the University of California, Davis, is in search of a full-time Associate Curator. The Associate Curator will join an energetic start-up team in defining the purpose, mission and impact of a new art museum at a top-ten public research university, which is also the repository of an important art...

Burke Museum

The Burke Museum’s collections and exhibits connect the past, present, and future through topics such as the natural world, the people and cultures of Washington State and cutting-edge science. They give us a way to trace history, provide a spark for stories and ideas, and connect people to each other and to their environment. Until now, they...

J Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, California


The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks a qualified Preparator for the Preparations team located at the Getty Center reporting jointly to the Lead Preparator for installation and the Head of Preparations. Under direct supervision, and working with the installation team, the Preparator installs and maintains permanent...