Ipswich Museum

54 South Main St.
Ipswich, MA 01938
www.ipswichmuseum.org
director@ipswichmuseum.org

Date Posted:
April 09, 2019

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Artistic/Programming

Type:
Part-Time

Arts and Education Program Manager

Description:
The Ipswich Museum in Ipswich MA seeks a highly motivated part-time arts & education manager to develop & promote arts & educational programs for children & adults.  Founded in 1890 the museum stays true to its core mission of preserving its social,cultural and architectural history while at the same time making it relevant to every day living.  The museum has the largest collection of Arthur Wesley Dow art.  In his honor the museum offers art classes and workshops in a variety of mediums. The program manager is responsible for the coordination and development of this program as well as school programs, various aspects of social media, helping when needed with events, fundraising, grant writing and marketing programs to the community at large.  This is a 24 hour a week position.
Qualifications:
Candidate should have great organizational & communication skills, an interest in history & art and great enthusiasm and flexibility.  The candidate must be able to work independently as well as with a team.  Candidate is the staff person organizing committee meetings, recruiting volunteers to serve on the Education & Arts committees and building relationships with teachers, artists, instructors and other community leaders.
How To Apply:
Applicants can email resumes and letter of interest to director@ipswichmuseum.org
Apply by:
April 30, 2019
Salary:
15 to 18 an hour
About this Organization:
The Ipswich Museum was originally founded in 1890 as the Ipswich Historical Society. It owns and operated the 1677 Whipple House, the 1800 Heard House and the Knight House which is a reproduction building of the 17th century used for education purposes. Both properties are filled with original architectural detail, furnishings and artifacts that give visitors a glimpse into the lives of early Ipswich residents. House tours are given seasonally and education programs are offered all year.