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NJ Trent House Historic Museum Association Administrator

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Position Details

Type Part Time
Offered By Trent House Association
15 Market Street
Trenton, New Jersey
Salary $25-$30/hour depending on qualifications
Deadline 1/31/2016
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Name: Samuel Stephens
Title: Vice President

The Trent House Association, a non-profit organization to preserve and interpret the 1719 William Trent House as a historic house museum, is seeking a part-time administrator to carry out a range of duties related to association membership and donor relations, publicity, and programming as well as office administration.



Under oversight of the THA Board of Trustees, the Administrator shall:

General Administration:

  • Maintain THA current working files.
  • Maintain Annual Fund/Membership files.
  • Order office supplies as needed & oversee maintenance of office equipment.
  • Sort all incoming mail, directing it to appropriate committee chairs and board officers. F

Financial Management:

  • Work with the director, treasurer(s) and committee chairs to establish & monitor annual budget.
  • Receive bills and, as requested by the Treasurer of Daily Operations, pay bills.
  • Make bank deposits.
  • Maintain records of all receipts and expenditures.
  • Provide required information for annual audit; file required non-profit state and federal reports.

Trent House Furnishings Collection:

  • Oversee the collection insurance policy and related insurance records

Board Support:

  • Assist THA president in developing agendas for board & executive committee meetings.
  • Assemble & distribute materials for board meetings.
  • Attend THA board and executive committee meetings.
  • Prepare & present a report of current Administrator activities to be included with the meeting minutes.
  • Maintain documentation of all board meetings, actions, and decisions, as well as other board-related materials.
  • Communicate with board officers and members as needed on THA affairs.

Member/Donor/Friend Relations:

  • Maintain database of all donors and friends, for mailings and e-blasts.
  • Oversee production of the THA newsletter, Trent House View, semi-annually (spring/fall).
  • Develop list of articles for each issue of the newsletter, assign writers for and/or draft articles for newsletter.
  • Create Annual Fund letter (fall) for president’s signature, organize printing and mailing of the letter, and write and mail contribution acknowledgements.
  • Create Membership letter (spring) for president’s signature, organize printing and mailing of the letter, and write and mail contribution acknowledgements.
  • Create and organize printing and mailing of Annual Meeting notice (spring) and invitations to donor reception (fall).


  • Develop and maintain an email database for use in advertising.
  • Design, write and produce eblasts, press releases, advertisements, postcards and flyers to market THA programs, events and exhibits.
  • Update website.

Public Relations:

  • Respond to inquiries from the public and association members about association activities.
  • With Board & Programming Committee, develop & execute plan to recruit key visitor groups, particularly school groups.

Programs and Events:

  • Assist in planning an annual schedule of programs & events.
  • Assist in securing participants & volunteers for programs & events.
  • Assist in executing programs & events.
  • Assist in preparing written summary of programs & events for presentation to board.


  • Oversee all active THA grants; follow grantor’s guidelines for reporting, close-out procedures, etc.
  • Assist in preparation & submission of grant proposals.


  • Must be computer literate in Microsoft Word & Excel.
  • Must be well organized.
  • Must be capable of communicating clearly in spoken and written word.
  • Must have experience in museum management, membership support, & publicity/public relations.
  • Knowledge of early American architecture, decorative arts, archaeology, and/or history would be useful.

How to Apply

Please send letter of interest describing your qualifications and a resume to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

American Council of Learned Societies

In 2016, the program will place up to 21 recent humanities PhDs in two-year positions at the nonprofits and government agencies listed below. Public Fellows will participate in the core work of these partner organizations while benefiting from professional mentoring and other career building opportunities. The fellowship carries a stipend of $65,000 per year, as well as individual health insurance and $3,000 toward professional development activities.

This year’s Public Fellows will take up positions in the fields of program evaluation, digital strategy, political advocacy, public policy, and impact analysis (among many others) and will work on issues such as immigration and migration, affordable housing, civil rights, environmental conservation, anti-proliferation, and cultural preservation. The placements are located in New York City, Philadelphia, Washington, DC, Atlanta, Montgomery, Chicago, Minneapolis, Austin, Los Angeles, the San Francisco Bay Area, and Seattle.

The 2016 hosting organizations and positions are:

  1.   American Friends Service Committee – Communications Analyst
  2.   American Public Media Group – Senior Research Analyst, Engagement & Inclusion
  3.   Center for Genetics and Society – Project Director on Race, Genetics, and Society
  4.   Center for Investigative Reporting – Membership Engagement Manager
  5.   City of Atlanta, City Auditor’s Office – Senior Performance Auditor
  6.   Chicago Humanities Festival – Digital Programming Strategist
  7.   Grand St. Settlement – Community Engagement & Policy Advocate
  8.   International Rescue Committee – Impact Evaluation Advisor
  9.   Los Angeles County Museum of Art – Digital Content Specialist
  10.   Los Angeles County Museum of Art – Executive Communications Specialist
  11.   National Park Service – Cultural Resources Public Outreach Coordinator
  12.   National Partnership for Women & Families – Workplace Programs Federal Policy Analyst
  13.   Philanthropy Northwest – Communities of Practice Manager
  14.   Ploughshares Fund – Political Engagement Strategist
  15.   Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting – Education Specialist
  16.   Rare – Global Philanthropy Specialist
  17.   Reinvestment Fund – Policy Analyst
  18.   Smithsonian Enterprises – Business Development Associate
  19.   Smithsonian Provenance Research Initiative – Program Manager, Scholarly and Public Engagement
  20.   Southern Poverty Law Center – Research and Investigations Specialist
  21.   The Texas Tribune – Research Analyst

Applicants to the Public Fellows program must possess US citizenship or permanent resident status and have a PhD in the humanities or humanistic social sciences conferred between January 1, 2013 and June 12, 2016. More information about the application process and this year's positions is available at All applications must be submitted through ACLS's online application system ( by 8 pm EDT on March 24, 2016

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Job Title:  Archeology Technician
Department:  Department Of Agriculture
Agency:  Forest Service
Job Announcement Number:  16-TEMP-R6-0102-4ARC-DT
SALARY RANGE: $13.68 to $13.68 / Per Hour
OPEN PERIOD: Monday, November 30, 2015 to Monday, December 7, 2015
SERIES & GRADE: GS-0102-04
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A career with the Forest Service will challenge you to manage and care for more than 193 million acres of our nation's most magnificent lands, conduct research through a network of forest and range experiment stations and the Forest Products Laboratory, and provide assistance to State and private forestry agencies.

It's an awesome responsibility - but the rewards are as limitless as the views.

This position is temporary and has a Not-to-Exceed date. However, an extension of the appointment may be possible without further competition. The appointment may also end early due to lack of work or funds.

This position is located on a Forest Service unit and is responsible for providing technical support to the heritage resources staff.

This vacancy announcement is for one or more locations throughout Region 6. The number and location of positions to be filled will be dependent upon individual unit needs.

TEMPORARY APPOINTMENT: Some positions will have varying work schedules. Some positions may have irregular and protracted hours of work. Tours of duty include full-time or less than full-time and will involve working weekends or irregular work hours. Considerable travel may be required. Some positions involve work that requires travel away from the official duty location to remote worksites within commuting distance (49 miles).

Positions will be filled as a temporary appointment up to 6 months.


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International Organization Careers is brought to you by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Organization Affairs (IO). IO is the U.S. government’s primary interlocutor with the United Nations and a host of other international agencies and organizations.  As such, the Bureau is charged with advancing the President’s vision of robust multilateral engagement as a crucial tool in advancing U.S. national interests. U.S. multilateral engagement spans the full range of important global issues, including peace and security, nuclear nonproliferation, human rights, economic development, climate change, global health, and much more.

As the largest financial contributor to the United Nations and most other international organizations, and because these organizations execute multilateral development and assistance programs important to U.S. policy, the U.S. government has a vested interest in the composition of their staffs. International Organization Careers exists to help these organizations recruit highly-qualified candidates for professional posts, to assist Americans interested in such employment opportunities, and to promote American representation in these organizations. 

Candidates seeking U.S. government assistance in obtaining employment in international organizations must be citizens of the United States.  Non-citizens, including legal permanent resident aliens (green card holders), should contact their own government’s representative or apply directly to the organizations. 

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Museum Curator: Yosemite National Park, CA

Job Title:Museum Curator

Department:Department Of The Interior

Agency:National Park Service

Job Announcement Number:YOSE 1502255 SD15


$48,403.00 to $62,920.00 / Per Year


Monday, September 14, 2015 to Friday, September 25, 2015




Full Time - Permanent


1 vacancy in the following location:
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United States Citizens






Experience your America and build a fulfilling career by joining the National Park Service, as we prepare for a second century of Stewardship and Engagement.  Become a part of our mission to connect with our past and create important connections to the future by building a rich and lasting legacy for the next generation of park visitors, supporters, and advocates.

A park can be many different things to many different people. Find your park today!

You are responsible for reading this job announcement, and complying with all application requirements. Failure to do so may cause you to lose consideration for this position.

This position is seasonal in nature, and is located in the Interpretation Division, Curatorial Services Branch.  While this position provides the same federal benefits of permanent employment, it does not provide for employment on a year-round basis. By law, the selectee is required to work at least 26 weeks, but not more than 50 weeks, in a service year. When operational needs or funds are not available, the selectee will be placed in non-pay status. Placement in non-pay status will not be on a sporadic, occasional, or unplanned basis.


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  • Yes
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  • U.S. Citizenship Required.
  • Appointment subject to background investigation and favorable adjudication.
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