The following position is open.
Reporting directly to the Executive Director, and working in coordination with the Curator/Collections Manager, Director of Educator, Maintenance and Operations Manager, and Volunteer Lead Captain, this position provides hands-on leadership and performance, and follow-through for all aspects of the daily operations of the ABM In-Water Fleet and boat shop programming based in the E.J. Noble Historic Stone Building and Mary Street Shop. The Master Boatwright will be responsible for reestablishing the boat building school and/or a series of classes pertaining to classic craftsmanship and traditional boat building skills. The Master Boatwright must possess good communication skills along with the aptitude to teach your skills to volunteers, apprentices, and the general public. Must be comfortable working in full public view, interfacing and interpreting to visitors daily during the open season. Schedule will include special events and weekends during open season, and transitioning to M-F schedule during the closed season.
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Please submit your cover letter, resume, two writing samples, and three references to Debbie Putnam at firstname.lastname@example.org. This position will remain open until filled.
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Reporting to the Executive Director, the Curator/Collections Manager’s principal responsibility is the care and management of the Museum’s permanent collection, which spans from large artifacts, boats, engines, motors, and in-water operational fleet, to related small artifacts, library and archives. Duties include, but are not limited to, artifact-based tasks, researching artifacts and historical themes for the development of exhibitions, related programming, and publications. This position works closely with the Director of Education, Master Boatwright, Volunteer Lead Captain, and Maintenance and Operations Manager, the Curator/Collections Manager plays a lead role in shaping the ABM’s visitor experience, along with the stewardship of the collection.