Position: Chief Development Officer 

Job type: Full Time

Description: The Baltimore Museum of Industry seeks a highly collaborative individual to lead fundraising activities in support of the museum’s operating, capital, and special projects budgets, to expand our capacity to identify, cultivate, and sustain varied sources of funding, and to grow our corporate and individual relationships. As an integral member of our senior management team, the Chief Development Officer provides energetic and creative leadership to enhance and enlarge philanthropic and grant-derived investments in the Museum and fully engages in strategic decisions that guide the direction of the organization. The Chief Development Officer works with the Executive Director and the Board of Trustees to institutionalize best practices of philanthropy and fund development within the organization. The Chief Development Officer reports to the Executive Director and supervises two full-time development professionals.

Qualifications: If you are the right candidate for this position, you are an engaging, strategic, optimistic, and outgoing individual with a proven track record of development success, who can envision, plan for, and manage growth as well as adapt quickly in a fast-paced environment. You possess both leadership and managerial skills and will nurture growth in the development staff while working across museum departments to identify and leverage fundraising opportunities. You are a superior communicator who is passionate about the museum’s mission and vision and whose enthusiasm inspires others. BA is required along with at least 7 years of fundraising experience in a professional position. MA or CFRE certification and membership in at least one professional fundraising organization is preferred.

To apply: Please review the full position description and application instructions here. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis through September 30.

Position: Weekend Programs Educator

Job type: Part Time, 8 hours a week

Compensation: $15/hour

Description: The Baltimore Museum of Industry is looking for an energetic, creative self-starter to join the Education Team as our Weekend Programs Educator. Working in collaboration with the Education Manager and Education Coordinator, the Weekend Programs Educator will plan and lead a Saturday weekly drop-in, hands-on program for museums visitors with a primary focus on family audiences.


  • Planning. Develop engaging, fun and accessible hands-on programs inspired by the museum’s mission, collection and exhibitions. Plan activities within budgetary constraints. At least one to two times per month, the activity should include an outside partner organization, artist, or industry professional. Work with Education staff to develop descriptions for marketing and promotional materials.
  • Program Implementation. Generally, programs will be offered to visitors from 11am-2pm, though for some partners this may be adjusted. In addition to these hours, there will be time to set-up and clean-up and additional time each week for planning and gathering supplies.
  • Accountability. Evaluate the success of programs, report to Education staff and note areas for improvement, adjustment, revision. Represent the museum to visitors and adhere to museum policies and procedures in a positive manner.


  • Experience working with children is required
  • Experience with intergenerational learning preferred
  • Ability to communicate effectively with visitors of varied ages and backgrounds
  • Comfort with public speaking
  • Willingness to learn and effectively deliver an array of programs
  • Willingness to take direction and work in cooperation with other museum staff
  • Bachelor’s degree required, graduate education or relevant experience a plus

To apply: Send résumé and cover letter to: humanresources@thebmi.org.

Position: Museum Educator

Job type: Part Time

Compensation: $12/hour

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: humanresources@thebmi.org. Applications are always welcome, although hiring is done on an as-needed basis.


To learn about internship opportunities, please click here.

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.

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