Position: Community Programs Manager

Job type: Full Time

Description: The Baltimore Museum of Industry is looking for an energetic, creative and knowledgeable Community Programs Manager to conceptualize and implement a creative suite of programs serving adult and intergenerational audiences. Reporting to the Director of Interpretation and working collaboratively with other museum staff, the Community Programs Manager creates programming that is engaging and timely, focused on fostering dialog and increasing the museum’s visibility and role in the community. This individual will play an essential part in helping to center the museum as an anchor in its community. Flexible schedule with occasional weekend and evening hours required.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree in museum studies, education, history, or a related field preferred • Three to five years of experience developing programs in a museum or similar setting with a proven track record of successful public program management • Strong computer skills, including experience with the Microsoft Office suite. Knowledge of basic social media (Facebook, Twitter). Familiarity with Word Press and Altru helpful • Knowledge of American economic, technological, and cultural history and/or specific knowledge of Maryland and Baltimore area history are a plus. View full job description here.

To apply: Please send cover letter, resume, and names of three references to humanresources@thebmi.org


Position: Curatorial Assistant  

Job type: Part Time

Description: 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. This is a part-time (20 hour/week) position.

Qualifications: Undergraduate degree in American history, museum studies, public history, material culture, anthropology, and/or related field required; graduate degree preferred • 2+ years’ experience in exhibit and collections development either at a similar organization or through independent practice • Computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite, experience with PastPerfect software a plus • Must have transportation • This job requires the ability to: stand or walk up to 2 hours at one time for a minimum of 6 hours per day; sit for extended periods to conduct research and data entry; lift and move up to 35 pounds occasionally; be physically limber using hands for simple grasping, pushing or pulling; squat, bend, kneel, climb, reach overhead, lift overhead, and kneel; work at heights, with full range of body motions and physical agility, and ability to maintain balance. View full job description here.

To apply:
 Please send cover letter, resume, and names of three references to Carole Baker, Deputy Director: cbaker@thebmi.org


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, along with scout programs and birthday parties. Programs range in duration from one to two hours, with multiple programs occurring on any given day. Position includes set-up, clean up, and preparation of education materials. Hours vary depending on the needs of the groups scheduled and availability. There are both weekday and weekend positions available.

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 teachers • High school diploma required, Bachelor’s degree preferred.

To apply: Send résumé and cover letter to: James Keffer, Education Manager, at jkeffer@thebmi.org  Applications are always welcome, although hiring is done on an as-needed basis.

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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