Position: Museum Educator
Job type: Part Time
Description: Museum Educators lead interactive tours of museum exhibits and hands-on activities for school field trips, adult and senior tours, and scout programs and birthday parties. Programs range in duration from 60 to 90 minutes, with multiple programs occurring on any given day. Additional responsibilities include set-up, clean-up, and preparation of education materials. Hours vary depending on the needs of the groups scheduled and availability. This position is primarily scheduled on weekdays.
Qualifications: • Experience working with children is required • Experience with other group tours and a background in history are preferred • Ability to communicate effectively with students and adults of varied ages and backgrounds • Comfort with public speaking • Willingness to learn and effectively deliver multiple programs • Ability to manage groups and schedules • Willingness to take direction and work in cooperation with other museum educators and staff • High school diploma required, Bachelor’s degree preferred.
To apply: Send résumé and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are always welcome, although hiring is done on an as-needed basis.
Position: Curatorial Assistant
Job type: Part Time
Description: The Baltimore Museum of Industry seeks a Curatorial Assistant to support the museum’s collections management and exhibition activities.
Reporting to the Director of Collections, the Curatorial Assistant provides general support for a variety of curatorial and administrative activities, including responding to gift offers, processing recent acquisitions, handling, moving, condition reporting, and tagging original objects, and confirming that objects are housed according to museum best practices. The Curatorial Assistant supports the Director of Collections in managing the museum’s busy exhibition schedule, maintaining exhibition calendars, checklists, image files, and lender correspondence, scheduling meetings, and attending to other exhibition details. Administrative duties include preparing agendas and taking minutes for committee meetings, and maintaining accurate paper records and electronic records in the museum’s collections management database. Supervisory duties include managing the department volunteers and intern. This is a part-time (20 hour/week) position. The BMI’s unique collection draws attention both regionally and internationally.
To apply: Send résumé, cover letter, and names of three references to: email@example.com noting Curatorial Assistant and your last name in the subject line. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
The Baltimore Museum of Industry provides equal opportunity to all applicants for employment. No applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification.
Prior to final hiring, all candidates will have to undergo a criminal background check in accordance with Maryland law.