Employment Opportunities

Job Posting, February 2019

Museum Director

The Rehoboth Antiquarian Society seeks a director for the Carpenter Museum, a museum of local history housed in a reproduction 18th -century house and barn. This is a part-time position, averaging approximately 20-25 hours per week, including some evenings and weekends. The director reports to the Board of Trustees and heads a small staff including assistant director, research center manager, and volunteers.

The director is responsible for the overall operations of the Museum, including regular openings, programs, and exhibits; collections care; writing for the newsletter and other publications; supervising staff and volunteers; communication with the Governing Board; overseeing the budget; and scheduling building use and necessary maintenance.

The successful candidate will have excellent organizational and inter-personal skills, an attention to detail, and the ability to plan several months ahead, tackle a wide range of projects, and work with a variety of people. An understanding of museum management and collections care are required, along with an interest in local history and a passion for sharing it.

Experience with PastPerfect software and with digital resources would be desirable.

Please send inquiries and applications, including a cover letter,
resume, and list of three references, to:


President, Rehoboth Antiquarian Society
P.O. Box 2
Rehoboth, MA 02769

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