Position: Museum Assistant - Fort Monroe Authority

Department: Museum
FLSA status: Full-time, Non-exempt
Salary range: $25,000-$30,000 annually based on knowledge and experience

Work conditions: Office environment in historic building, not ADA accessible. Moderate lifting ability and ability to stand and walk with or without assistance for 90-120 minutes. Occasional evening and weekend work.

Reports to: Casemate Museum Director

Responsibilities of Museum Assistant:
1. Conducts tours of the Casemate Museum and grounds for diverse audiences.
2. Represents the Casemate Museum at special events and programs.
3. Assists with tour and volunteer administration.
4. Performs exhibit and collections housekeeping with supervision of curatorial staff.
5. Assists with museum operations such as open/close procedures and environmental monitoring.
6. Supports museum communications with photography, videography, and the creation informational signage, flyers, invitations, social media posts, etc. 7. Provides visitor services, such as responding to phone and in-person inquiries, inducting Junior Rangers, and maintaining information areas.
8. Assists staff with historic research, writing, and editing.
9. Maintains inventory of museum supplies and submits bi-monthly supply orders.
10. Assists staff with administrative tasks.

* 4-year college degree, or combination of experience, in Museum Studies, History, Education, Social Science, or related field.
*Good organizational skills and ability to work independently.
A passion for history, education, and public relations.
* Excellent oral and written communication skills.
* Proficient in Microsoft Office and related software.
*Experience with graphic design a plus.

Note: All full-time employees are required to contribute 5% of annual salary toward their retirement account; in accordance with VRS retirement provisions. This will be handled through a pre-tax payroll deduction.

The Fort Monroe Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer in compliance with EEOC. This posting closes Friday, March 24 at 5:00 pm. To apply please forward (1) a copy of your resume, (2) a cover letter and (3) an FMA Job Application (available on our website at www.fmauthority.com).
to: Joan F. Baker, Human Resources Manager - jbaker@fmauthority.com Or mail to: Joan F. Baker, Human Resources Manager, 20 Ingalls Road, Fort Monroe, VA 23651. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Date: 03/09/17

Position: Director - Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington (JHSGW)

The Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington (JHSGW) has launched a nationwide search for a new Director, someone who will be tasked with leading JHSGW through an expansion as it builds itself into a larger museum operation. We have engaged a search firm, Museum Search & Reference, to help us with this search.

I am asking you all to share this job opening with your networks. Our search consultants would also welcome any nominations. Time is of the essence, as the job is posted only through February 10 (qualified late-comers will be accommodated if possible).

I am attaching a copy of the job profile here. You can also see it on the JHSGW website: https://www.jhsgw.org/about-us/jobs/director or at www.museum-search.com/open-searches/

If you have ideas or suggestions for candidates or nominators, you should feel free to reach out directly to our search consultants, Marilyn Hoffman and Connie Rosemont at SearchandRef@museum-search.com or by calling Connie at 603-545-9104.

Date: 02/02/17

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