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Employment and Internships

The Currier Museum of Art has openings for the following positions. Please read the job descriptions carefully before applying.

 

Director of Finance

The Currier Museum of Art seeks a Director of Finance, reporting to the Director & CEO. As an integral part of the museum’s business operations, the Director of Finance oversees the financial management of the institution to ensure long-term financial sustainability and endowment growth; including budget preparation, forecasting, accounting, investment tracking, strategic financial analysis, internal controls, cash management, compliance and audit preparation. Supervises Accounting, Bookkeeping, IT, Database Administration, Guest Services and Museum Shop operations; serves as member of the senior leadership team of the museum and staff liaison to the Board Finance, Audit and Investment Committees.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance. CPA or MBA preferred.
  • 10+ years of fund accounting and budget management experience in a non-profit environment.
  • Thorough knowledge of budgeting, accounting and financial management practices; Federal and State compliance, probate and annuities.
  • Superior organizational skills with a high attention to detail; proven ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines in a busy environment. Proven analytical thinker with creative problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, positive attitude, sense of humor, with a commitment to confidentiality and ethical behavior. Team orientation and ability to collaborate with peers across departments.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to supervise, support and empower staff to achieve desired results.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel, and PowerPoint. Knowledge of Financial

Edge Accounting Software a plus.

A complete job description is available upon request. Please send letter of interest, resume, and salary requirements to resumes@currier.org. Submissions will not be considered without all three. Thank you.

 No phone calls please.  EOE

 

Stewardship Events Coordinator

The Currier Museum of Art seeks a Stewardship Events Coordinator reporting to the Director of Development to help plan and execute events to steward key audiences, including donors, members, and new prospects. Engagement of these audiences will include exhibition openings, member previews and new member events, donor events, outreach, cultivation, and an annual fundraiser, all to bolster affinity for the museum and to support the efforts of the entire Development team in increasing contacts and contributions. May be asked to assist the Special Events & Catering Manager in executing other special events on occasion.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of three years successful development/fundraising, event planning or other non-profit experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and work well with all levels of the organization including Board of Trustees, high level donors, executive staff, peers and volunteer committees.
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills, positive attitude, sense of humor, with a commitment to confidentiality and ethical behavior.
  • Team orientation and ability to collaborate across departments.
  • Creativity and entrepreneurial spirit, with a demonstrated commitment to providing outstanding service.
  • Superior organizational skills with a high attention to detail; proven ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines in a busy environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Proofreading skills necessary.
  • Familiarity with audio-visual equipment.
  • Proficiency with Advanced MS Office suite and fundraising software (Altru preferred).
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule when necessary, including evenings and weekends as required for events.

A complete job description is available upon request. Please send letter of interest, resume, and salary requirements to resumes@currier.org. Submissions will not be considered without all three. Thank you.

 No phone calls please.  EOE

 

Museum Security Officers (part-time)

The Currier Museum of Art seeks part time security officers to ensure the protection and safety of our 72,500 sq. ft. Museum, providing a safe and secure environment for the museum’s collections, properties, facilities, visitors and staff while delivering superior customer service. Successful candidates will have previous security and customer service experience (prior law enforcement or criminal justice experience a plus!), high attention to detail, strong interpersonal and communication skills, sound judgment and decision-making, and ability to respond effectively in emergency situations.

Position requires standing for long periods of time, climbing stairs, and ability to lift/move up to 50 lbs.  Must pass a criminal background check, have a valid driver’s license, and be available nights and weekends. 

Please send letter of interest, resume, and salary requirements to resumes@currier.org or mail to Human Resources, Currier Museum of Art, 150 Ash Street, Manchester, NH 03104. 

No phone calls please.  EOE

 

GRADUATE & UNDERGRADUATE INTERNSHIPS

The Currier Internship Program is designed to help students undergraduate and graduate students develop the skills necessary for working in a museum setting. Internships provide students with a broad range of experiences and are appropriate for those studying art history, museum studies, education, marketing, fundraising or related fields. Students are encouraged to view the internship as an exchange of professional ideas between the museum and intern.

All internships include professional mentoring, with the goal of helping students develop their professional identity. 

Internships are granted for educational credit only.

Internship Application Schedule

Summer Internships (May 15 – August 15)
Applications Due: April 1
Notification Date: May 1

Fall Internships (September 15 – December 15)
Applications Due: August 1
Notification Date: September 1

Winter/Spring Internships (January 15 – April 15)
Applications Due: December 1
Notification Date: January 1

To apply for an internship, please download the application and submit completed submission packet to kgraham@currier.org.

 

Open Internships

Curatorial
Department of Art Education
Public Relations/Marketing
Development
HR/Operations/Events
Finance

 

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

Earn and Learn: Teen Volunteer Summer Program

The Art Center Summer program admits a select group of 15 teens to assist with our programming needs during each summer session. This program is ideal for teens who wish to contribute their time, creativity and energy to a variety of our organizational needs, including assisting in the classroom, assisting the Program Manager, assisting with After-Camp Care, assisting Artist Mentors and more. The experience gained by working in the Art Center is enriching on many levels, personally and professionally. The Art Center honors students in this program with tuition remission for classes at the Art Center, totaling half-off the price of tuition for every 30 hours contributed, and full tuition remission for every 60 hours contributed. Internships at the Art Center are granted through a review process. Students must be willing to commit to a minimum of two full-week schedules.

If you are interested in participating in this program, please submit a letter of intent to Linn Krikorian, postmarked or e-mailed by May 14. Interviews with final candidates will take place in late May and early June to determine our intern team.  An Orientation Meeting will follow in mid-June. For more information, and to find out how you can apply to be involved in the “Earn and Learn” program, please contact Art Center Program Manager, Linn Krikorian at LKrikorian@currier.org or 603.669.6144, x148.