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Job Posting: Museum Director, Old Schwamb Mill (part-time) (Arlington, MA)
Historic Preservation Blog from PreservationDirectory.com - job posting, historic mill, near Boston
Contributed By: Ann LeRoyer
Website: http://oldschwambmill.org

Museum Director, Old Schwamb Mill, 17 Mill Lane, Arlington, MA 02476
Contact: info@oldschwambmill.org

The Old Schwamb Mill is a specialized museum dedicated to preserving an historic mill site, c. 1864, well-known for producing oval and circular wooden frames, including the machinery and tools used to make the frames. A skilled wood turner continues to make frames on commission using the original equipment. The Mill offers year-round educational and arts programs including individual and group tours, lectures, musical performances, art and history exhibits, a seasonal crafts fair, and an annual Oktoberfest celebration.

This position is part-time, approximately 15 hours per week at $30/hour. The Mill’s regular open hours are Tuesday and Saturday, 10 am – 4 pm (12 hours/week), plus addition hours for monthly board meetings, evening programs, special events, etc. Flexibility is required to accommodate evening and weekend programs and meeting schedules.

Responsibilities
- Oversee museum administration and operations, project management, and program development.
- Develop and manage the historic site programs including: facility and museum operations; tours for individual visitors and groups; events and exhibits; business management such as admissions and gift shop; stakeholder and partnership relations.
- Collaborate and coordinate with Board members and volunteer committees; report to Board president or designee; work with a part-time publicity coordinator.
Participate in donor relations, grant writing and other fundraising opportunities.

Skills/Experience
- Knowledge/experience/interest in nonprofit museum administration, industrial history, and/or Arlington history.
- Highly organized and able to manage multiple priorities and demands in a collaborative setting with board members, community leaders, donors, volunteers, and others.
- Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively and collaboratively as a member of a team.
- Computer and social media literacy, strong verbal and written communication skills, and proficiency in Microsoft Office.
- Public speaking experience and knowledge of audio-visual systems preferred.
- Three to five years of related experience and a Bachelor's degree or equivalent education.

 


Keywords: job posting, historic mill, near Boston

Posted: September 26, 2022
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