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State of Connecticut, Department of Economic and Community Development
The State of Connecticut, Department of Economic and Community Development invites qualified candidates to apply for the position of Architectural Preservationist. This position will perform specialized duties relating to the review and approval of architectural plans and specifications for projects that impact the State's historic resources. As part of the State Historic Preservation Office team, the Architectural Preservationist will work collaboratively on projects that implement the SHPO's Statewide Plan and creatively envision ways to better serve the people of Connecticut and promote historic preservation. Applications must be received by September 23rd, 11:59 pm. For a full job description, and to apply, visit this link. Please address the preferred qualifications in your cover letter.
Mark Twain House and Museum
Beatrice Fox Auerbach Director of Collections
The Mark Twain House & Museum interprets the life and legacy of Mark Twain and his family in Hartford, where during their residence, Twain wrote his best known works and rose to world-wide fame. Annually, the museum sees 70,000 visitors from all fifty states and up to 65 countries. It has a $3 million budget, and is AAM accredited.
The house, constructed in 1874 and designed by Edward T. Potter, is viewed as a masterpiece of Stick Style architecture, and the interior decoration by Louis Comfort Tiffany and Candace Wheeler, working as Associated Artists, is one of the earliest extant examples of their work.
We seek an outgoing and articulate individual to provide enlightened leadership for the department. This full-time, exempt, management-team position is also part of the team charged with preservation of historic structures.
In addition to being a positive team player, the candidate must anticipate the needs and challenges of the department, problem solve, and have outstanding verbal, written, and interpersonal skills. A Masters in Museum Studies, History, Art History, or related discipline is required, as is proven collections management expertise.
Salary commensurate with experience.
Send a resume and letter of interest in confidence to email@example.com. Applications accepted until October 15th.
Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
The Program Director works with the Executive Director to shape the strategic vision for the Center’s programming and grow museum attendance and engagement. The Program Director is responsible for overseeing all programs to ensure program objectives are met, to guide the overall direction of the programs, and to ensure the Stowe Center’s mission is integrated into programs and special projects. Major responsibilities will center on program design, execution, and day-to-day management. Must be effective in forum and presentation environments. The Program Director reports to the Executive Director and is a member of the senior Management Team. Review of applications begins September 15th. For more information, visit the Stowe Center's employment page.