Employment

Position:  Membership and Annual Fund Coordinator
Date Posted: 5/18/16

Full-time Membership and Annual Fund Coordinator reporting to the Director of Development. Oversees membership programs and events, assisting in the production of related advancement activities; coordinates the year-end annual appeal mail solicitation; creates correspondence, reports, and other written materials related to servicing membership,  prospect research and advancement activities.

Strong organizational skills and problem solving ability essential, attention to detail, and capability to recognize and address day-to-day and long term responsibilities without direct supervision. Successful candidate is goal oriented; flexible; cooperative; and supportive of colleagues in all areas of museum operations. Thorough working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Blackbaud’s Raisers Edge or comparable database software is essential.

Qualifications include B.A. in Liberal Arts or related field, a minimum of five years museum or non-profit fundraising experience, including membership, or equivalent work experience. Demonstrable strengths in information and budget management and membership communications, excellent communication (verbal and written) and organizational skills, professional demeanor with strong interpersonal skills and a high level of comfort working with the public, trustees, members and donors.

Interested candidates should forward cover letter and resume to employment@farnsworthmuseum.org

EOE/AA

Position: Director of Education 
Date Posted: 3-4-16

The Farnsworth Art Museum seeks to hire a Director of Education. 

Reporting to the Executive Director and serving as a member of the Senior Staff, the Director of Education will be responsible for shaping an innovative and comprehensive education and interpretation program for the Farnsworth Art Museum, both on and off –site. Working collaboratively with Education and Curatorial staff, this individual will create, develop, and implement exciting and diverse education programs for the Museum that focus on connecting adults, children, and educators statewide with the Farnsworth mission, collection, and exhibition programs. The person will also assess and implement opportunities for improvement in programming, visitor, and learning experiences. 

Candidates are required to have a Master’s Degree or equivalent education and experience with a minimum of 5-7 years of art museum or art education; a deep familiarity with the field of museum education, art and art history essential. Strong leadership and interpersonal skills are required to foster effective working relationships at all levels.

Interested candidates should forward cover letter and resume to employment@farnsworthmuseum.org