Job/Volunteer Opportunities

2016 Museums Alaska Board nominations

PLEASE NOMINATE OR SELF-NOMINATE CANDIDATES WHO WILL REPRESENT YOUR INTEREST ON MUSEUM ISSUES. Museums Alaska is seeking to fill four open seats on the Board of Directors at the September Annual Meeting in Juneau. Terms run from 2016-2019. The deadline for nominations has been extended to Sunday, August 21, 2016. A Museums Alaska board member […]

Collections & Exhibits Manager – Alutiiq Museum

The Alutiiq Museum and Archaeological Repository is hiring a Collections and Exhibits Manager. Join our dedicated team to lead the care and use of the museum’s collections. To apply visit:

Job opportunity: Director, Pratt Museum

Director, Pratt Museum The Pratt Museum seeks an energetic, creative, and compassionate professional to lead our award-winning museum of culture, science, and art.  In addition to administrative responsibilities, the Director is responsible for outreach, operations, and program oversight, including strategic planning, development, and completion of a major capital campaign. Applicants should have minimum three years […]

Valdez Earthquake/Air National Guard Memorial RFP

The Valdez Museum is issuing a Request for Proposals for the creation of a large-scale memorial to victims of the 1964 Good Friday Earthquake. Please feel free to distribute this information to the Alaskan arts community. Project details are as follows: Project: Earthquake/Air National Guard Memorial Location: Valdez, Alaska Deadline for Entries: July 1, 2016 […]

Museum Director – City of Ketchikan

City of Ketchikan Museum Director Ketchikan, Alaska The City of Ketchikan, Alaska seeks a multi-talented individual to direct and participate in the operation of two city-owned museums: the Tongass Historical Museum, a small community museum; and the Totem Heritage Center, which preserves 19th century totem poles, in addition to conducting classes and workshops in the […]

Collections & Exhibit Specialist – Alutiiq Museum

COLLECTIONS AND EXHIBIT SPECIALIST – Alutiiq Museum Job Description TITLE: Collections and Exhibit Specialist CLASSIFICATION: Full time permanent, hourly COMPENSATION: $17-$22 per hour, DOE, plus benefits REPORTS TO: Curator of Collections SUPERVISES: Collections Assistants, Museum Interns, Volunteers SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES: This position works under the supervision of the Curator of Collections to care for museum collections and lead […]

Project Manager – Alutiiq Museum

Project Manager – Alutiiq Museum Job Description CLASSIFICATION Full-Time Permanent, hourly COMPENSATION $20-$25/hr., DOE, with benefits REPORTS TO Director of Operations SUPERVISES Project Specialist, volunteers and contractors (as assigned) The Project Manager (PM) works under direction of the Museum’s Director of Operations (DOO) and supervises the Project Specialist. The PM is responsible for successful coordination and completion […]


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