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Employment and Internships

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is a dynamic organization with diverse staffing needs that create a variety of job opportunities. From curatorial and Museum education staff, to shipwrights and apprentices, to accounting, fundraising, administration, and operations, professional staff work together to further the Museum’s mission.

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OPERATIONS

Vice President of Operations

Leadership of CBMM’s daily operations functions reporting to the President, serving on the senior management team. Duties include direct oversight and management of Guest Services and Marina Operations, Boatyard operations, Museum Store and online sale processes.

Strong project management and implementation skills, 5+ years’ personnel management experience; Master’s degree desired. Knowledge of not-for-profit industry and general fiscal practices, systems and marina operations. Ability to set strategies and communicate to all levels of stakeholders from Board to staff members.  Full-time position with excellent benefits. Send cover letter with resume and references to HR@cbmm.org or Human Resources, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot Street, St. Michaels, Maryland 21663-0636.

COMMUNICATIONS

Director of Events

Join CBMM and lead in developing, planning, overseeing and executing CBMM’s signature events and partner festivals and events, and oversee and manage the facilities rental programs and its staff. Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite applications and web-based applications is a must as well as the ability to effectively lead and manage a combined team of staff and volunteers.  A college degree, or its equivalent, and exceptional communication, organizational, planning, office, and interpersonal skills required. Experience in the not-for-profit environment, with 5-8 years in event and festival planning, preferred. The Director of Events reports to the VP of Communications. Full time salaried position with excellent benefits. Send cover letter with resume and references to HR@cbmm.org or Human Resources, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot Street, St. Michaels, Maryland 21663-0636.

CURATORIAL

Exhibits Specialist

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is seeking an Exhibits Specialist for the production, fabrication, installation and the maintenance of CBMM’s exhibitions. Requirements include Bachelor’s degree with emphasis on museum studies, arts, or a related field of study, and five years of museum experience or a comparable combination of training and experience. Ability to operate and maintain a variety of hand and power tools and technical equipment. Experience in exhibit and graphics design and production. Proven knowledge of and experience with current exhibition techniques, processes, and materials including basic electronics and exhibit lighting, and construction/cabinet work as applied to museums. Thorough knowledge of object handling and museum best practices. Ability to work effectively in a team setting. Ability to lift 50 pounds and climb ladders. Full time position with excellent benefits.  Send cover letter, resume, salary history, and references to HR@cbmm.org or Human Resources Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663-0636.

DEVELOPMENT

Director of Development

Join CBMM and lead development activities, including major gifts, comprehensive campaign execution strategies, planned giving, 2 staff in annual fund & membership. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, Raiser’s Edge or similar database. College degree, 5+ years fundraising experience, major donor relations, planned giving, grant writing, capital campaign; exceptional communication, organizational, planning, office, interpersonal skills required. Fundraising in museums a plus. Full time salaried position with excellent benefits; reports to CBMM President. Send cover letter, resume, salary history, and references to HR@cbmm.org or Human Resources, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663-0636.

BOATYARD

Pump Out Boat Operator

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum and Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy are partnering to offer a pump out service for pleasure boats on the Miles and Wye Rivers. The pump out service will run from May 13 through October 16, 2016, and the boat will be based at CBMM. Employed by Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy, we are seeking an applicant to run the pump out boat. There is the opportunity to spread the work schedule among more than one applicant. The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum and Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy are partnering to offer a pump out service for pleasure boats on the Miles and Wye Rivers. The pump out service will run from May 13 through October 16, 2016, and the boat will be based at CBMM. Employed by Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy, we are seeking an applicant to run the pump out boat. There is the opportunity to spread the work schedule among more than one applicant.

Hours: Fridays 12-5pm; Saturdays/Sundays 10am-5pm; Public Holidays (3) 10am-5pm Hours: Fridays 12-5pm; Saturdays/Sundays 10am-5pm; Public Holidays (3) 10am-5pm
Compensation: $15/hr. Compensation: $15/hr.

Skills: good boat handling skills; extremely personable; if born on or after July 1 1972, you will require a valid boating safety certificate; you will have to be 18 or older to run the boat solo.

If interested please submit cover letter and resume to: If interested please submit cover letter and resume to:
Jeffrey H. Horstman, Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy Jeffrey H. Horstman, Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy
Deputy Director & Miles-Wye RIVERKEEPER Deputy Director & Miles-Wye RIVERKEEPER
24 North Harrison Street 24 North Harrison Street
Easton, MD 21601 Easton, MD 21601
Jeff@midshoreriverkeeper.org Jeff@midshoreriverkeeper.org


 

Shipwright Apprenticeships

Requirements, Compensation & Application
Successful completion of an accredited boat building school is preferred, but applicants with related experience will be considered. Though not required, it is strongly suggested that applicants visit the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum campus.

DOWNLOAD SHIPWRIGHT APPRENTICE APPLICATION

To apply for a shipwright apprenticeship, please mail or fax your completed application to:

Michael Gorman, Boatyard Manager
CBMM
213 N. Talbot Street
St. Michaels, MD 21663
Phone: 410-745-4968 | Fax: 410-745-6088
Email: mgorman@cbmm.org

 


INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Current internship opportunities are filled. Please check back Fall 2016 for Summer 2017 opportunities. To apply, please email hr@cbmm.org your resume and a thoughtful cover letter which includes how the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum internship fits with your background and career goals and what you hope to achieve from the experience, as well as what you believe you can contribute. Also required for consideration is a copy of your most recent transcript, and a letter of recommendation. The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, age or sexual orientation.