Category Archives: Job Announcements

Independence Seaport Museum Seeks Vice President of Development

The Vice President of Development (“VPD”) is responsible for planning and implementing the Museum’s comprehensive development program and its interaction with the Museum’s marketing and membership initiatives. The VPD reports directly to the Museum’s Chief Executive Officer and is a member of the senior management team. The VPD will work closely with the CEO, senior staff and the Board of Trustees on all Museum fundraising initiatives, including capital campaigns, major gifts, annual giving, planned giving, and special events.

See VP Development Job Description 12.23.14 for full announcement.

Submitted by Independence Seaport Museum

North Carolina Maritime Museum Hiring Watercraft Center Manager

The North Carolina Maritime Museum in the Department of Cultural Resources seeks a Watercraft Center Manager for its Watercraft Center in Beaufort, NC. This is a full-time permanent State Government position. The hiring salary range is $30,856 – $37,383, and the successful candidate will start working early in the New Year.

Must be knowledgeable in watercraft construction techniques. Must be able to train and supervise a largely volunteer workforce. Must be goal oriented, self motivated and able to work independently under supervision. Must possess strong, interpersonal skills. Must be alert to personal and visitor safety at all times. Graduation from high school and two years of experience in boat construction, including supervisory or managerial experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Applications must be made only online through the NC Office of State Human Resources website.

To apply for this position go to:

http://agency.governmentjobs.com/northcarolina/default.cfm?&promotionaljobs=0&transfer=0

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 Thursday, January 8, 2015.

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

Galveston Historical Foundation Seeks Coordinator of Maritime Education & Museum Programs

Galveston Historical Foundation is seeking a dynamic, creative and energetic individual to join a professional staff and revised business plan for the Texas Seaport Museum in the capacity of Coordinator of Maritime Education & Museum Programs. The position is designed to allow maximum opportunity to use new technology and museum education strategies to enhance the teaching of youth and adults on Texas maritime history using the historic tall ship ELISSA, Seagull II, Santa Maria and the museum site and facilities. Applicants should demonstrate prior experience, training and education that would indicate an understanding to the Gulf Coast maritime heritage, tall ships, marine life, environmental issues, and all aspects of maritime education.  This is a salaried full time position with full benefits.

For full announcement click here.

Northwest Seaport Seeks Executive Director (Part Time)

nwseaportNorthwest Seaport, maritime non-profit organization with an annual budget of $150,000, is seeking an Executive Director. Northwest Seaport provides public programs focused on the maritime heritage of the Puget Sound region and the importance of our maritime industry. Northwest Seaport also collaborates with other non-profit organizations and private companies to provide workforce development programs for maritime careers. Click here for full announcement. Deadline for applications is 23 December 2014.

North Carolina Maritime Museum Hiring Boatbuilder

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/. See specific link to this position here.

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.

The Mariners’ Museum Seeks Vice President of Collections and Programs

Congratulations to Anna Holloway on her new position as the National Park Service’s Maritime Historian! The Mariners’ Museum is now advertising her former position.

“The Vice President of Collections and Programs is a key member of the Museum’s senior leadership team and is responsible to assist in fulfilling the Mission, Vision and Guiding Principles of The Mariners’ Museum by increasing attendance, public awareness, and popular appeal of the Museum’s collections through exhibitions, education and outreach programs, online and print publications, and other interpretive methods while supporting and enhancing revenue-generating capabilities and maintaining fiscal responsibility for the Museum Collections and Programs division. The Vice President, Collections and Programs must adhere to the highest museological and academic standards. Reporting to the President/CEO, the Vice President of Collections and Programs is responsible for the administrative and managerial oversight of a staff of twenty-four, including the Chief Curator, Director, Photographic Services, Licensing, & Publications, the Director of Collections Management, the Director of Exhibits, the Chief Conservator, and the Director of the USS Monitor Center. This is an exciting opportunity for an entrepreneurial candidate further The Mariners’ Museum’s reputation as the nation’s maritime museum.”

Here is the complete job announcement: VP Collections.Programs