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The Grout Museum District is seeking a Development Director who will manage the museum’s fundraising initiatives. This position is responsible for developing the museum’s annual giving and planned giving campaigns, overseeing the maintenance of the donor tracking software, DonorPerfect, and researching and writing grant proposals. The successful candidate will have at least 5 years of experience in development in a not-for-profit organization. A more detailed job description can be found here.

Please have cover letter, resume and references submitted to billie.bailey@gmdistrict.org by Friday, September 21.


The Grout Museum District is also looking for a part-time Museum Assistant. Job duties include working with museum education staff to support and develop district educational programming including, but not limited to, school and adult tours, Museum School with local third graders, science demonstrations, planetarium shows, and Rensselaer Russell House Museum tours as well as other programs. This person will also assist at the front desk at all sites.

Minimum formal education required is a high school diploma. Ideal candidates must enjoy working with people of all ages and be flexible, as well as willing to work in all aspects of the museums programming. Week-end work will be required. Please submit resumes to Samantha Mensinger. No phone calls please.


If you're a student curious about what it's like to work for a museum, or you want to add valuable experience to your resume, internships are available for responsibilities including research, programming, public relations and graphic design. Learn more about internships.