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Museum Director, New Britain Industrial Museum, New Britain, CT

The New Britain Industrial Museum [“Museum”] seeks a Director whose primary focus will be museum development and fundraising governed by the museum's board. The Director's responsibilities will include expanding educational activities, community outreach and strategic alliances. The Director will also work closely with the Fundraising and Membership committees to increase Museum operating and program income. Summary of Responsibilities:

  1. Participates in fundraising and development activities, including grant writing and developing relationships with foundations, corporations, and individual donors.
  2. Works with the Board to implement the strategic plan and initiatives to fulfill the mission of the Museum to increase local, statewide, and national awareness and prominence.
  3. Directs the Museum's operations, to include development, education and public programming, finance, external communications, and vendors.
  4. Serves as spokesperson and advocate for the Museum. Establishes strong partnerships in the community. Enhances the Museum’s public image to expand interest and support.
  5. Assists the Board in the overall development of public relations and marketing initiatives.
  6. Oversees the collections and facilities manager, a volunteer position. The director will be expected to develop a working knowledge of the collection.
Please see job description for preferred qualifications and experience.

The Museum seeks to hire the Director part-time [approx. 25 hours over 5 days weekly], with possibility of a full time position. Salary will be commensurate with experience. The New Britain Industrial Museum is an equal opportunity employer. Please email resumes by July 31, 2018 to newbritainim@gmail.com.

Posted 6/12/18 - Expires 7/31/18

Curator, Cornwall Historical Society, Cornwall, CT

The Cornwall Historical Society occupies a renovated Victorian carriage house in Cornwall, CT and is seeking a part time Curator. This individual would be responsible for the oversight, storage, maintenance, and improvement of the collection and would prepare, research, write, and install one major exhibit per year. Duties would also include providing the Board of Directors with necessary guidance re: museum best practices and ethics, as well in assistance in fundraising efforts, including but not limited to grant writing and social media use. Responsibility for the coordination and oversight of volunteers is required, as is maintenance and improvement of the existing Omeca database. Successful candidates will have a minimum of five years’ work experience, a Bachelor of Arts degree in American History, Art History, Museum, studies, or a related field (Master’s degree preferred) and experience working with Omeca or equivalent museum software. The Cornwall Historical Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to jillcutler22@gmail.com by June 15, 2018.

Posted 5/11/18 - Expires 6/15/18

Connecticut League of History Organizations
Central Connecticut State University
Department of History
1615 Stanley Street
New Britain, CT 06050
(860) 832-2674

Email: info@clho.org

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