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As part of its continuing service to the field, Maine Archives and Museums' "News & Opportunities for the Field" allows members and non-members to post notices of their announcements, job and internship openings, workshops, and other news of interest to the field. MAM approves all postings and reserves the right to edit or reject postings as it deems appropriate. This service is free to members; non-members will be charged $20 (Individual Membership is only $25).
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Internship in Museum Education or Museum Studies A summer intern with background in education or museum studies is needed. This person will be trained to conduct public programming for children and adults. Programs for children will include arts and crafts projects, reading, outdoor and indoor games, and special campus tours. Other activities will include demonstrations of "Yard in the Yard" (a working scale model of a square rigger mast, sail and capstan that involves active participation from visitors) and hands-on public presentations of marine life using the museum's Touch Tank. Programs will be scheduled weekly for public drop-in participation. The intern will need good ability to work with children and adults; energy for outdoor demonstrations; and willingness to learn programs. Creative input is encouraged and welcome! This unpaid position runs for eight weeks, 24 hrs/wk, from mid-June through mid-August. To apply, send resume and cover letter by April 15 to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to Betty Schopmeyer, Education Director, Penobscot Marine Museum, P.O. Box 498, Searsport, ME 04974
Penobscot Marine Museum is seeking a Finance and Operations Manager, responsible for the fiscal management of the organization (including budgeting, forecasting, monitoring and reporting) as well as administrative and financial functions critical to daily operations. S/he will work with work the Executive Director to provide staff support to the Board of Trustees and act as staff liaison to relevant board committees. In addition, s/he will assume responsibility for human resource functions including payroll and benefits administration, and oversight of the museum’s business insurance policies, and will work with development and program staff on grant applications and reporting. The candidate should demonstrate progressively responsible work experience in financial administration, including experience with fund accounting and audit preparation, and proficiency with computerized accounting software. A Bachelors Degree (MBA desirable) or equivalent years of directly-related experience resulting in a comprehensive knowledge of the field is required. Strong organizational and communication skills and accuracy are essential. See full job description and application procedures.
Maine Archives and Museums / P.O. Box 46 / Cumberland Center, Maine 04021 / (207) 400-6965 / email@example.com