Employment in the Historic Naval Ship Fleet
USS ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park, is seeking applications for the position of Deputy Director. This position reports directly to the Executive Director and will assist the Director and Assistant Executive Director in running the Park, which is dedicated to all branches of the United States Armed Forces.
Applicants should possess exceptionally strong human resource management traits and proven managerial experience for this hands-on position. Graduation from a four year college or university is strongly preferred, with an advanced degree very desirable. A proven track record in management, with a strong knowledge of America's military heritage, will be beneficial.
Applicants should include, in their resume/vita, all training experience, skills, educational background, and other information which might be helpful in the selection process, including all military training. Please include your minimum salary requirements. Salary plus excellent benefits are included in the compensation package.
Applications should be mailed to Bill Tunnell, Executive Director, USS ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park, P.O. Box 65, Mobile, AL 36601-0065, with the word "APPLICATION" plainly marked on the envelope. Applications received after June 1 will not be considered.
Posted May 2013
The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is looking for an Associate Curator. This position provides curatorial expertise with an emphasis on aerospace history and technology. S/he assists with the research, planning, and implementation of temporary, long-term, and interactive exhibitions pertaining to aerospace subjects and other topics. The Associate Curator assists with the development of the Museum's collections and archives. S/he works closely with internal and external partners including vendors, scholars, former crew members, and the public. An integral member of the Museum's curatorial team, the Assistant Curator represents the Museum with a high degree of professionalism.
Candidate must have a Master's degree and four (4) or more years relevant work experience, preferably in a museum context. Knowledge of the history and/or technology of the U.S. space program, with an emphasis on manned spaceflight preferred. The candidate must have excellent writing skills with experience writing grants and writing for family-friendly exhibits. Strong proficiency in Microsoft office including proficiency with word processing, database, and mastery of spreadsheet software is required. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and organizational skills, attention to detail skills and ability to multi task effectively. The ideal candidate will have strong project management skills, including the ability to manage and track multiple project schedules and related financial data. This candidate will be able to supervise, train and motivate staff effectively with strong team building skills. He/She will have the ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations; ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals; ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. An ability to be flexible, proactive and resourceful is highly valued. Ability to work weekends, holidays, and other overtime as necessary.
For consideration e-mail resume with salary requirements to:
Be sure to include the title of the position you are interested in and your salary requirements. NO PHONE CALLS.
Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is an equal opportunity employer.
Posted Mar 2013
Historic Ships in Baltimore, a division of Living Classrooms Foundation, is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Chief: Ships, Facilities and Collections Care. The Chief: Ships, Facilities and Collections Care reports to the Executive Director and is in charge, primarily, of the day to day, mid-term and long-term maintenance and preservation of the Historic Ships fleet, buildings and storage spaces and the supervision of maintenance and preservation staff. Qualified candidates must have knowledge of both steel and wooden ship construction and maintenance, electrical and mechanical systems, plumbing and HVAC, be willing and able to cultivate, manage, work with and supervise volunteers and exhibit proficiency and experience in project planning and management, material procurement and personnel management. Qualified candidates should also exhibit a familiarity with historic vessel preservation, the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Historic Vessel Preservation, and basic collections management. Finally, a qualified candidate must be able to show that they can produce quality results and work cohesively as a member of the team at Historic Ships in Baltimore.
The regular work week for the Chief: Ships, Facilities and Collections Care is Tuesday through Saturday to take full advantage of, and to supervise and interact with the volunteer force, who are primarily on site on Saturdays. While in many respects a managerial position, prospective candidates must also be physically able to access all areas on board the vessels of our historic fleet and engage in physical activity similar to that of a shipyard worker.
Interested candidates must provide the following information:
Cover letter, Resume, and any supporting information, Salary requirements, At least three professional references. These should be sent via e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org with Historic Ships Chief: Ships, Facilities and Collections Care Search in the subject line, or via regular mail to the following address: Human Resources, Living Classrooms Foundation, Historic Ships Chief: Ships, Facilities and Collections Care Search, 802 S. Caroline Street , Baltimore, MD 21231
Applications should be received no later than Friday, March 29, 2013.
Posted Mar 2013
CURATOR FOR EDUCATION AND VOLUNTEERS for the world's largest collection of US Navy historic ships.
Battleship Cove (southeastern Massachusetts) is seeking an experienced, dynamic professional to lead all educational initiatives and supervise expanding education programs. Candidate should possess a creative and enthusiastic personality to rejuvenate and supervise our successful Overnight Camping Program, coordinate volunteers, as well as direct and expand the visitor's learning experience to enhance their overall visit. Candidates must also be able to design curricula, initiate education programs and develop interpretive materials.
Credentials: Applicant must have a teaching qualification and a minimum of two years experience of working in a museum environment. Experience working with and leading volunteers essential. A BA degree is required, as well as evidence of experience in educational programs and/or museum studies. A knowledge of or interest in maritime history would be an advantage but the experience of teaching other disciplines such as science or literacy would also be welcomed.
For an Application Form and Job Description call or e-mail Sue Couitt: 1-508-678-1100 x 102; email: email@example.com; address: USS Massachusetts Memorial Committee, Inc., P.O. Box 111, Fall River, MA 02722. EOE.
Posted Dec 2012
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