The Maritime Executive recently posted “Returning Ship Recycling Funds to American Museums” by Denise Krepp. This was a hot topic at the recent Maritime Heritage Conference in Norfolk. Tim Runyan of the National Maritime Alliance strongly encouraged maritime heritage groups to contact Congress in support of the Storis Act.
Lake Champlain Maritime Museum (LCMM) seeks an Executive Director to provide dynamic leadership and, in partnership with the board and key staff, create a vision and strategic plan for the organization going forward into the future. The Executive Director will work closely with the Board of Directors to refine, develop, and implement a progressive program for the Museum’s fundraising, exhibitions, boat-building projects and seasonal tours, nautical archaeology research projects, collections management, educational activities, and community outreach.
For complete announcement: LCMM – Executive Director Job Description
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Tahoe Maritime Museum (TMM), Homewood, California, seeks an experienced, creative professional for the position of Curator. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Curator’s principal responsibilities are the care and management of the Museum’s artifact and archival collections. The job also entails researching artifacts and historical themes for the development of exhibits and programs. This position requires the ability to collaborate closely with the other members of the Museum staff and volunteers, and interact effectively with community members and the general public.
Application deadline is October 15, 2014.
Full announcement – TMM Curator Job Posting 2014
South Street Seaport Museum seeks a Director of Operations to oversee administration, front of house operations, event logistics, and internal processes and procedures. As part of a small, hard-working team, this position leads and supports all departments including Visitor Services, Historic Retail Shops, IT, Marketing, Development and Membership, Education, Programs, Facilities, and Collections.
For more information: Director of Operations Job Description 2014
Mystic — Mystic Seaport has applied for permission to construct a state-of-the-art exhibition hall on the north end of the Museum grounds. The new building will greatly expand the institution’s capability to host large exhibits and will be the cornerstone for an improved year-round experience for the visitor.
To see the full release goto http://www.mysticseaport.org/news/2014/a-new-exhibit-hall/
The Marine Museum of the Great Lakes at Kingston is seeking a creative, dynamic individual to advance the fulfillment of its mission and vision. Under the direction and supervision of the Museum Manager, the Curator / Collections Manager is a senior manager who undertakes the management and exhibition of the archival and artefact collections, and implements the strategic and interpretive plans.
For more information see job posting.