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 Executive Director, Darien Historical Society / Bates Scofield Homestead Museum

The Darien Historical Society and its Bates Scofield Homestead Museum (the “Society”) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization in Darien, CT whose mission is to maintain, collect, preserve, and exhibit materials of local historical value and to educate the community about its heritage. The Society seeks a dynamic, highly motivated leader who is a self-starter with demonstrated management and administrative experience. This individual reports to the Board of Directors (the “Board) and works closely with the Board President and the Society’s staff on an ongoing basis. The Executive Director is responsible for the overall organizational management, operations and promotion of the Society at large. With assistance from the Board, staff and volunteers, the Executive Director provides the necessary vision, leadership and initiative for the Society to successfully achieve its mission and grow the organization as a whole. For a complete job listing, please visit this link: http://www.darienhistorical.org/home/current-events/jobopportunityexecutivedirector

Posted 6/6/17


Museum Registrar, New Milford Historical Society Museum, New Milford, CT

The New Milford Historical Society Museum was founded in 1915. Our mission is to collect, preserve and interpret objects and information of historical merit pertaining to the backgrounds of individuals and their way of life and customs in the greater New Milford area. Our facilities include a two-floor gallery with an attached historic house, The Knapp House, c. 1770, and the attached Boardman Store, c. 1796 and Litchfield County’s first bank building, c. 1820. Off site, we have one building, the Hill and Plain one-room schoolhouse, c. 1820.

We are seeking an experienced, part-time registrar to begin work immediately (16 hours including Saturday and attendance at monthly board of trustee meetings). Under the direction of the curator, the registrar will be responsible for managing and maintaining object records (both paper and digital) in the museum’s collection.  This includes basic cataloguing, data entry in the collections management database (PastPerfect), creation of digital images, and creation and execution of gift forms and temporary loan forms (for temporary exhibits).  This is a hands-on position in a collaborative work environment.  Additional responsibilities include: routine museum and general office duties, providing tours to the public, research requests, and assistance with exhibit installations.

Ideal candidate would have two years of prior museum experience and a thorough knowledge of current registration principals and practice and collection care. Other requirements include: good interpersonal skills, strong organizational skills, and excellent written and oral communication skills. Being able to work as a team player and with volunteers and board members is a must! Experience working with a collection management database  (PastPerfect) and proficiency with MS Office suite is also required. Knowledge of local history would be a plus.

Candidates must have a BA in history, art history or museum studies, or relevant combination of education and experience.

To apply: Please e-mail cover letter, 3 references and resume to nmhistorical@gmail.com with Registrar Position in the memo or send to PO Box 359, New Milford, CT 06776.

Posted 5/5/17




















































Connecticut League of History Organizations

Central Connecticut State University

Department of History

1615 Stanley Street

New Britain, CT 06050


Email: liz@clho.org

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