Under the direction of the Chief Curator, this position will serve as an intern for the State Park Division. The Intern will complete collection management projects in a 10-or more week internship. Projects may include: (1) inventorying or cataloging interpretive collections, including data management; (2) researching Interpretive collection plan components; (3) maintaining State Park outdoor sculpture; (4) manufacturing interpretive replicas; (5) assembling interpretive components. Intern will assist in ongoing work in interpretive collections including cataloging, photographing, researching, and inventorying interpretive objects. Intern will receive on-the-job training in collection management and object handling and will learn to utilize database software, camera, and scanner. Intern will gain knowledge in program operations, program administration, and Texas Parks and Wildlife philosophy concerning historical, natural, and cultural resources. Successful conclusion of projects will help ensure the physical preservation and integrity of the interpretive collections. Ensures compliance with State and Federal laws and regulations, and agency policies and procedures. Performs additional duties as assigned. Complies with all Agency, Division, and Branch rules, regulations, and procedures.
Under the direction of the Assistant Curator, this position will serve as an intern for the State Park Division. The Intern will complete collection management projects in a 10-or more week internship. Projects may include: (1) inventorying or cataloging interpretive collections, including data management; (2) preparing battleship collection for move and transfer; (3) environmental monitoring of collection spaces; (4) maintaining and digitizing site records. Intern will assist in ongoing work in interpretive collections including cataloging, photographing, researching, and inventorying interpretive objects. Intern will receive on-the-job training in collection management and object handling and will learn to utilize database software, camera, and scanner. Intern will gain knowledge in program operations, program administration, and Texas Parks and Wildlife philosophy concerning historical, natural, and cultural resources. Successful conclusion of projects will help ensure the physical preservation and integrity of the interpretive collections. Ensures compliance with State and Federal laws and regulations, and agency policies and procedures. Performs additional duties as assigned. Complies with all Agency, Division, and Branch rules, regulations, and procedures.
Curatorial Intern will assist the Battleship Texas curatorial team in ongoing work in interpretive collections including cataloging, photographing, inventorying, and packing artifacts at the Battleship Texas office located at the San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site in La Porte, TX
Program and Education Coordinator
Lake Jackson Historical Association The Program and Education Coordinator is responsible for the development, implementation, and assessment of the Lake Jackson Historical Association's programming and events, including educational endeavors, outreach activities, fundraising events led by the Executive Director, and all other public programs supported by the Association.
Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Programming a. Develop and implement a long-term plan for core programming at all three sites (the Lake Jackson Historical Museum, the Alden B. Dow Office Museum, and the Jackson Plantation Historic Site). b. Plan and execute programs and events, both in-person and digital. c. Prepare and maintain calendar. d. Submit advertising materials and requests to the Executive Director. e. Collaborate with staff and Committee Chairperson(s) to coordinate programming. f. Schedule and lead (as needed) group tours. g. Develop a partnership with area schools. h. Create new exhibits and marketing opportunities for the Lake Theater inside the museum.
2. Oral and Video History Library a. Maintain and augment the current collection. b. Oversee the operation of the Oral History facility at the Alden B. Dow Office Museum.
3. Prepare a quarterly evaluative report for the Executive Director.
4. Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 1. Proficient with technology, including but not limited to internet, email, word processing, spreadsheet presentation, accounting and database software, and videography.
2. Possess public speaking and communication (verbal and written) skills.
3. Ability to work with volunteers.
4. Maintain a professional atmosphere.
5. Must be able to lift and carry objects up to 50 lbs.
Preferred Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in history, museum studies, education, or a related field. Two to three years’ experience in a museum environment working with programs and events.
Salary: $35,000 plus 100% employer-paid medical insurance.
Visitor Services Manager
Mayborn Museum, Baylor University Oversees the daily operations, management, and staff development of the Visitor Services Team (includes front desk operation, museum store, group sales, and birthday parties). The position ensures distinctive customer service is provided during every aspect of the museum visit.
DeBakey Cell Lab Manager
The Health Museum The DeBakey Cell Lab is a bilingual (English/Spanish), hands-on wet biology lab. In this free-choice learning environment guests get the chance to don a lab coat, gloves, and goggles, and perform science experiments using real lab equipment. Computer-guided workstations, known as activity benches, lead our patrons step-by-step through a variety of experiments exploring topics in cellular, molecular, and microbiology. The Lab accommodates both general admission guests and scheduled group visits. The Lab is the center piece of our on-site guest experience.
Museum & Visitor Center Aide (PT)
Lehnis Railroad Museum/City of Brownwood 1) Open and close Museum & Visitor Center for weekday and weekend activities or meetings; 2) Help build museum exhibits under director’s direction; 3) Take visitors on tours giving the museum storyline, historical research and topics; 4) Assure that heating, cooling and public address systems are working properly for users of the building; 5) Set up tables and chairs for activities or meetings; 6) Maintain cleanliness of museum building interior, exhibits, furniture, and artifacts; 7) Collect fees from museum users such as admissions, room rental, and merchandise from the store; 8) Answer telephone for museum and visitor center; 9) Assist walk-ins with planning their visit and finding information about local events; 10) Catalog historical artifacts; 11) Perform other duties as assigned.
Curator of Exhibits and Collections
Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History in Bryan seeks a full-time Curator of Exhibits and Collections. As a key team member, the Curator is responsible for the research, writing, design, and installation of temporary and long-term exhibits on a wide range of topics in the natural sciences or humanities. As such, candidates should possess experience in research and writing for a diverse audience, as well as proven organizational abilities and a strong creative streak.
Working with the part-time Collections Assistant, the Curator is also responsible for managing the museum’s diverse collections, from fossils and natural history specimens to historical items representing the Brazos Valley.
Problem-solving skills, knowledge of collections-management principles, and experience with databases (especially Microsoft Access and Proficio Elements) are essential.
The Curator also facilitates scholarly research on the museum’s collections, assists with museum events and fundraisers, and responds to queries from the public.
• Masters or PhD degree in any branch of the natural sciences or humanities
• Excellent written communication skills
• Strong organizational skills
• Proven track record of independent project management
• Knowledge and understanding of curatorial principles, methods, procedures, and techniques
• Able to work independently or as part of a team
• Able to lift 40 pounds and climb ladders
• PhD in the natural sciences or humanities, especially archeology
• 2+ years’ experience in a museum setting
• Experience in planning and installing museum exhibits
• Supervisory experience
• Experience with managing and using collections databases
Salary: $45k, medical and dental offered
ANR Transport LLC Duties include handling and installing artworks in a museum, gallery, or other exhibit space. Load and unload artwork and deliver it to the gallery. You also use tools to hang or mount the artwork on walls or secure it in any other space that the exhibitor chooses. Should be able to handle basic installing tools and possess exceptional problem solving skills.
MARKETING AND EVENTS MANAGER
The Arts Council Brazos Valley Position Summary: We are looking for an experienced Marketing and Event Coordinator to develop and manage marketing programs in specific channels, support business objectives, lead acquisition, foster member retention, execute business development, provide management support, and advance brand building. This position works closely with the Executive Director.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Business, or similar 2+ years of experience in marketing Experience building complex marketing programs and reporting on the results Exposure to digital and direct response marketing management Competence as a creative writer with an eye for great storytelling, emails and landing pages Strong organizational and verbal communication skills Strong project management skills, problem-solving ability, and metrics-driven thinking Able to work independently and closely with a small team Familiar with the following software/tools: Microsoft Office, Google Drive, Adobe Products, HootSuite/Buffer, Constant Contact, and all social media platforms. Must have or be able to obtain a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation and pass a background check Able to lift up to 30 lbs. and complete tasks that require some climbing
Compensation and Benefits: Starting range begins at $40,000 annually, based upon experience and skills. Retirement and generous vacation, holiday, and sick leave package are offered at the end of the probationary period.
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