Jobs Board

 

LANE MOTOR MUSEUM
Nashville, TN

Our maintenance, repair and restoration shop services the needs of the LaneMotor Museum collection of over 400 automobiles, motorcycles and other machinery. The Shop’s mission is to preserve, repair, and maintain the collection in good working order, and the restoration of selected vehicles. We are seeking to add an individual to our three-person technical team. The primary responsibility will be maintenance and repair. A successful candidate will have strong, broad mechanical skills in basic mechanical service and maintenance; routine work will be in braking systems, both mechanical and hydraulic; suspension and steering; tuning, ignition, and fuel system service and repair.

Additional skills that would be useful include:

  • Engine/transmission and differential overhaul and repair.
  • 2-cycle engine repair.
  • Advanced electrical system repair and overhaul as well as knowledge of modern electronics and fuel injection.
  • Body work, metal fabrication, and welding.
  • Machining with mill and lathe.

Candidate should be willing and enthusiastic about the opportunity to learn and grow their skills in a challenging mechanical environment. Compensation is based on qualifications and annual reviews will assess growth in job proficiency. Wages are based on a 40-hour work week. We enjoy 6 paid holidays/year, and earn 20 days/year of paid time off. Health insurance is available.

ABOUT LANE MOTOR MUSEUM
At Lane Motor Museum visitors of all ages are introduced to a broad variety of vehicles from Europe, Asia, North America and South America. The museum is home to the largest European car collection in the United States. Engineering, politics, geography, economics and design are some of the factors in which these automobiles have been important to human history. Lane Motor Museum is a working museum with the goal of maintaining all vehicles in running order. Vehicles date from the 1920s to today and feature a variety of microcars, amphibious vehicles, military vehicles, alternative fuel vehicles, airplanes, prototypes, one-of-a-kind vehicles and motorcycles.

Applicants may reply via email with Cover Letter and Resume to:
J. Lane
lane@lanemotormuseum.org

PETERSEN AUTOMOTIVE MUSEUM – Curatorial Assistant
Petersen Automotive Museum currently has an opening for a full-time Curatorial Assistant in the Curatorial-Collections Department. The successful candidate will assist with documenting, researching, preserving, and handling museum collections and will assist with the installation and de-installation of temporary and permanent exhibits. Responsibilities also include participation in education and public outreach programs, and preparation of didactic text panels and providing administrative support to the Curatorial Department. Candidates must possess a college degree, strong written and verbal communication skills, and a broad understanding of automotive history. Experience with museum collections is preferred. The Petersen Automotive Museum is a non-profit organization whose mission is to explore and present the history of the automobile and its impact on American life and culture using Los Angeles as the prime example. Located in the heart of Los Angeles’ famed Miracle Mile district, the Petersen Automotive Museum is one of the world’s largest and most innovative automotive museums. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical and prescription drug coverage, dental, vision, long-term disability, 401k and vacation. Please send cover letter and resume with salary history to: Petersen Automotive Museum, HR Dept., 6060 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036; or fax to (323)930-6642; or email jobs@petersen.org.

 

CLASSIC CAR COLLECTION IN KEARNEY – Director
Director needed for collection of more than 190 beautifully restored vintage and classic automobiles and trucks. The ideal candidate will have experience in training and managing volunteer and part-time staff, budgeting and fund-raising, curating and managing a collection of more than $5 million in vehicles from 1907 to 1991, several one of a kind. Some knowledge of automobiles and their place in history as well as the evolution of the industry and its importance in the development of the American culture. Must be able to communicate with diverse audiences of tourists, board members, volunteers, sponsors and funders. The collection is located in 50,000 square feet adjacent to the historic Lincoln Highway in Kearney, Nebraska, at the mid-point of that 100-year-old legendary road. Interested? Send resume and a cover letter including automotive or museum related work experience and salary requirements to CCC Board Chairman Brad Kernick at
bkernick@frontiernet.net or call him at 308-440-2941 with questions. Check our website at http://www.Classiccarcollection.org

 

STUDEBAKER NATIONAL MUSEUM
TITLE: Advancement Coordinator
REPORTS TO: Executive Director
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Programming & Outreach:
Will work to provide engaging programming and outreach for current audiences while developing new constituencies.

  • Digital Platforms
    • Social Media
      • Responsible for supporting Museum programming and operations by generating enriching social media content and utilizing digital media to reach new audiences.
    • Website
      • Works with website contractor and appropriate staff to ensure fresh and updated web content.
  • Educational Programs
    • Works with Curatorial staff to create and market internal and external educational programs.
  • Volunteer Manager
    • Manages all aspects of volunteer program including recruiting and scheduling volunteers to meet the needs of the Museum.
    • Develops appropriate training programs and materials for volunteers.

Annual Giving Program:

Incumbent will work to grow annual giving programs at the Museum through careful strategic planning and increased constituent engagement.

  • Membership:
    • Responsible for growth of membership program through attracting and retaining new members for the Museum.
    • Ensure membership program structure and benefits are optimal for program performance.
  • Annual Fund:
    • Develops strategies and techniques for growth of annual fund donors and revenue at the Museum. Create accurate reports about the efficiency and growth of these funds.
    • Adopt-A-Car Program:
    • Manages Adopt-A-Car Program.
  • Car Raffle:
    • Coordinates Museum car raffle program and develops strategies for improvement in conjunction with Assistant Director.

Events:

Coordinate facility rentals and events with appropriate staff members to introduce new guests to the remarkable collection and programs available through the Museum.

  • Facility Rentals
    • Manages facility rental program at the Museum.
      • Serves as sales representative for all parties’ interest in using the Museum facility.
      • Schedules event rentals and coordinates event scheduling with all appropriate staff members.
  • Museum Events
    • Develops and implements Signature Museum Events in conjunction with Executive Director and Assistant Director.

Other:

  • Assists with Board Management and Communication
  • Supervises administrative assistant who will assist with all aspects of this role.
    • Supervises appropriate and accurate acknowledgement and recording of gifts.
    • Supervises implementation of gift renewal plans.
    • Manages Raiser’s Edge Nxt database.
  • Supervises interns and externs as required to fulfill the important teaching role of the institution.
  • Performs other duties as may be required to support the effective operation of the Museum.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Demonstrated success managing institutional Social Media platforms.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Word and Excel.
  • Exceptional customer service skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Project management experience.
  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge NXT or other constituent management software.
  • Experience with WordPress or related website platform.
  • Experience in annual giving and/or donor stewardship.
  • Event management experience.

<How to Apply: Email cover letter and resume to Patrick Slebonick, Executive Director, pslebonick@studebakermuseum.org. No phone calls, please.

TITLE: Advancement Coordinator

REPORTS TO: Executive Director

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Programming & Outreach:

Will work to provide engaging programming and outreach for current audiences while developing new constituencies.

  • Digital Platforms
    • Social Media
      • Responsible for supporting Museum programming and operations by generating enriching social media content and utilizing digital media to reach new audiences.
    • Website
      • Works with website contractor and appropriate staff to ensure fresh and updated web content.
  • Educational Programs
    • Works with Curatorial staff to create and market internal and external educational programs.
  • Volunteer Manager
    • Manages all aspects of volunteer program including recruiting and scheduling volunteers to meet the needs of the Museum.
    • Develops appropriate training programs and materials for volunteers.

Annual Giving Program:

Incumbent will work to grow annual giving programs at the Museum through careful strategic planning and increased constituent engagement.

  • Membership:
    • Responsible for growth of membership program through attracting and retaining new members for the Museum.
    • Ensure membership program structure and benefits are optimal for program performance.
  • Annual Fund:
    • Develops strategies and techniques for growth of annual fund donors and revenue at the Museum. Create accurate reports about the efficiency and growth of these funds.
    • Adopt-A-Car Program:
    • Manages Adopt-A-Car Program.
  • Car Raffle:
    • Coordinates Museum car raffle program and develops strategies for improvement in conjunction with Assistant Director.

Events:

Coordinate facility rentals and events with appropriate staff members to introduce new guests to the remarkable collection and programs available through the Museum.

  • Facility Rentals
    • Manages facility rental program at the Museum.
      • Serves as sales representative for all parties’ interest in using the Museum facility.
      • Schedules event rentals and coordinates event scheduling with all appropriate staff members.
  • Museum Events
    • Develops and implements Signature Museum Events in conjunction with Executive Director and Assistant Director.

Other:

  • Assists with Board Management and Communication
  • Supervises administrative assistant who will assist with all aspects of this role.
    • Supervises appropriate and accurate acknowledgement and recording of gifts.
    • Supervises implementation of gift renewal plans.
    • Manages Raiser’s Edge Nxt database.
  • Supervises interns and externs as required to fulfill the important teaching role of the institution.
  • Performs other duties as may be required to support the effective operation of the Museum.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Demonstrated success managing institutional Social Media platforms.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Word and Excel.
  • Exceptional customer service skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Project management experience.
  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge NXT or other constituent management software.
  • Experience with WordPress or related website platform.
  • Experience in annual giving and/or donor stewardship.
  • Event management experience.

How to Apply: Email cover letter and resume to Patrick Slebonick, Executive Director, pslebonick@studebakermuseum.org. No phone calls, please.

 

 

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