Career Opportunities

New Bedford Whaling Museum is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

 

Museum Careers

Part-Time Project Coordinator for Lighting the Way: Historic Women of the SouthCoast Project
Project Coordinator (part-time, temporary, grant-funded) for Lighting the Way: Historic Women of the SouthCoast Project (pdf)
The LTW project explores the historical impact of women from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds who shaped the SouthCoast community. In addition to research, LTW encompasses a historical walking trail in downtown New Bedford with accompanying trail map and mobile app. LTW aims to mark the 2020 centennial of the 19th Amendment and women’s right to vote with a school curriculum framework, a traveling exhibit, riveting speakers, city-wide events in New Bedford, public art, and other engaging programs. Reporting to the Director of Education, the Project Coordinator is responsible for managing all aspects of the Lighting the Way project, coordinating with other departments within the Museum while managing the Lighting the Way committee and connected programming and events. APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Send resume and cover letter to Christina Turner, Director of Education, at cturner@whalingmuseum.org.

 

Part-Time Facility Rentals Associate
Part-Time Facility Rentals Associate Job Description (pdf)
The Facility Rentals Associate will be a member of the facility rental team for public and private events at the Museum. Reporting to the Facility Rentals Manager, the Facility Rentals Associate will assist venue clients, caterers, vendors and guests and ensure exceptional service from the beginning to the end of events. He or She will assist with logistical coordination, supporting audio visual needs, enforcing the facility rules and regulations, maintaining cleanliness, safety and security during events, and securing the building at the end of events. APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Send resume and cover letter to Michelle Taylor, Chief Administrative Officer & CFO at mtaylor@whalingmuseum.org.

 

Accounting Clerk (Part-time)
Accounting Clerk (Part-time) Job Description (pdf)
The New Bedford Whaling Museum seeks a part-time Accounting Clerk. Reporting to the Senior Accountant, the Accounting Clerk provides accounting and clerical support to the finance department. The Accounting Clerk keys daily paperwork to the general ledger system, ensures files are complete and maintained as needed, handles accounts payable duties, and assists accounting personnel with special projects.  APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Send resume and cover letter to Michelle Taylor, Chief Administrative Officer & CFO at mtaylor@whalingmuseum.org.

 

 

Internships and Apprenticeships

Click here for information on these and other opportunities or contact:
education@whalingmuseum.org
(508) 997-0046 x186