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The Jewish Museum of Maryland is currently seeking a part-time (30 hrs/wk) Director of Development. Scheduling can be flexible. Occasional evening and weekend work required.

This new position will play a key role in articulating the strategic direction of the Museum, and implementing the resulting strategies and initiatives. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Development supervises a department that includes one other staff member and is part of the Museum’s senior management team. Major responsibilities will include oversight of major gift program, annual fund support, special events and capital campaign. Ideal candidate will demonstrate leadership and management to advance the fundraising efforts of the Museum, and have the ability to work closely with Board Members, Executive Director and staff to develop and implement best practices, cultivate new relationships and help meet annual fundraising goals.

By building on the Museum’s past and current success, we are looking for someone who can:

>Identify, cultivate, solicit and steward annual fund, major gifts/leadership gifts, foundation, and corporate and prospects in collaboration with the Executive Director and Board members

>Write fundraising prospectuses for Museum initiatives including exhibitions, educational projects and public programs

>Develop prospect lists for initiatives

>Direct the annual fund program including writing membership appeal letters

>Ensure stewardship of past, current and prospective donors through personal visits, correspondence, and timely gift acknowledgements

>Provide accurate reports on all fundraising initiatives

>Review donor lists and ensure donor stewardship

>Assist with Board recruitment, training, and development

>Serve as staff liaison to both the Board Development Committee and the Nominating Committee

>Oversee preparation of high-quality collateral material

>Write and review grant proposals and reports

>Work with membership coordinator to increase both the number of Museum members as well as to increase giving

>Plan special events for donors and prospects in conjunction with exhibition openings and high profile programs

Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree, minimum of five years’ fundraising experience, excellent oral and written skills, and vast knowledge of Baltimore community. Familiarity with Jewish traditions and culture is a plus.

Qualified candidates should apply via: (preferred). Or send to: Human Resources, The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore. 5750 Park Heights Avenue Baltimore, MD 21215. Or fax resume to 410.837.1279. EOE



The Jewish Museum of Maryland is in need of a full-time interim Program Manager for approximately 14 weeks from January – May, 2018. Hours are Sun – Thurs 9:30 am – 5:30 pm and occasional evening work is required.

The Program Manager conceptualizes, organizes, and manages the Museum’s public programs and special events. This position will collaborate with other JMM staff to create and execute inventive public programs and events based on the Museum’s exhibits, collections, historic sites, core themes, and mission, and will report to the Education Director.

Qualified candidates will possess a BA in history, community arts, education or related discipline, demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills, and preferably have a minimum of three years of museum education, outreach, event planning, or programming.

Qualified candidates should apply via: (preferably). Or send to: Human Resources, The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore. 5750 Park Heights Avenue Baltimore, MD 21215. Or fax resume to 410.837.1279. EOE



The Jewish Museum of Maryland has part-time Museum Educator positions available! The Museum Educator will be expected to facilitate a variety of tours and education programs to a wide range of school audiences  of our historic synagogues and changing exhibit galleries.  In addition to facilitating school groups, the Museum Educator will help with the creation of developmentally  appropriate activities that are relevant to our exhibits and our historic sites.  Museum Educators will also have opportunities to  lead general  public tours and help out in other areas throughout the Museum.  Museum Educators will be paid at the rate of $17.50 per hour.

Please email Education Director Ilene Dackman-Alon at to apply. Include the subject line: Museum Educator Positions and attach a resume, cover letter, and three references.