Employment

The Adirondack Museum is a not-for-profit history museum with 22 indoor/outdoor exhibit areas on 32 beautifully landscaped acres. The museum has year-round full-time and part-time staff as well as seasonal staff and interns who work when the museum is open from Memorial Day weekend to mid-October.

To apply for a position, please download an Employment Application or call 518.352.7311 ext. 176 to request an application be mailed to you.

Completed application forms or resumes with cover letters can be emailed to HRDept@adkmuseum.org, faxed to us at 518.352.7021, or mailed to:

Adirondack Museum
Attn: Human Resources Manager
P.O. Box 99
Blue Mountain Lake, NY 12812

Thank you for your interest in working at the Adirondack Museum. The museum is an equal opportunity employer.

Curator

Collections Department

Description:

The Adirondack Museum is currently seeking a creative, highly motivated individual with strong organizational skills, professional demeanor and great attention to detail to work with the Collections Department. Under the direction of the Chief Curator, this position will perform responsibilities related to documentation, expansion, interpretation, care, and preservation of the collections in exhibitions, programs, publications and other formats that present the story of the Adirondacks. The Curator has primary responsibility for the museum's boat and transportation collection, and will contribute to interpreting the intersection between people, technology and the environment. The position offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits. The Adirondack Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Qualifications:

Candidates must have a master's degree in Museum Studies, and possess a thorough knowledge of American history, including history of technology. A familiarity with maritime history and material culture is preferred. Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills as well as strong computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook) are required. Knowledge of museum cataloging techniques and museum software are strongly preferred. The individual must be able to manage time efficiently, work on multiple projects and deadlines, and have the ability to work under pressure.

Compensation and Benefits:

Position is full-time, year-round, with benefits.

To Apply:

Send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to: HRDept@adkmuseum.org

Or mail to:

Adirondack Museum
Attn: Colleen Sage, Human Resources Mgr.
PO Box 99, Blue Mt. Lake, NY 12812