Gallery Monitor

The Lyman Allyn Art Museum seeks two part-time Gallery Monitors to provide exceptional visitor service and security support. Specific responsibilities include: monitoring special exhibitions galleries, enforcing museum rules, answering visitor questions and other duties as required to enhance overall museum visitor experience. Applicant must be outgoing, have customer service skills, and a willingness to learn about exhibitions and museum activities. Must be available weekends and occasional evenings May 26, 2023 – September 3, 2023. Please email cover letter and resume to: Rebecca Dawson, Director of Communications and Visitor Services, [email protected].

Director of Operations

The Lyman Allyn Art Museum seeks an experienced Director of Operations for a permanent full-time (32 hours/week) position. Occasional weekend/evening hours required. Reporting to the Museum Director, this senior staff member will play an important role in the smooth operations of Museum. The ideal candidate has a BA in the Humanities and a MA in Museum Studies or Non-Profit Administration. Demonstrable office management in a museum environment is preferred. The successful applicant will be an energetic, ambitious, goal-oriented and a creative self-starter who possesses the ability to work both independently and collaboratively. Please submit a resume and cover letter for consideration.

Reporting to the Museum Director, this senior staff member will be responsible for planning and oversight of operations of the Lyman Allyn Art Museum:

  1. Financial Management
    1. Supervise the 24 hour/week Financial Accountant who is responsible for processing financials in accordance with established policies and procedures; maintenance of support documentation as required including grant and fund records and other miscellaneous filings; organizing the annual financial audit.
    2. Analyze budgets and financial reports to supply Museum Director with accurate, timely and meaningful management information
    3. Negotiate or review as necessary a wide array of operations contracts
    4. Development & Membership financial records
    5. Coordinate and document incoming financial transactions
    6. Supervise maintenance of Raiser’s Edge NXT database
    7. Provide reports supporting Development operations
  2. Operations
    1. Pro-actively develop and maintain policies and protocols for effective and efficient operations throughout organization
    2. File required annual governmental reports in compliance with Municipal, State and Federal regulations
  3. Human Resources
    1. Maintain employment records and administer all HR management efforts for the employment force of about a dozen full and part-time employees.
    2. Ensure compliance with all HR regulations and best practices
    3. Work with Financial Accountant to document and process payroll
  4. Information Technology
    1. Coordinate museum operations with and monitor performance of existing third-party IT support contractor.
  5. Buildings and Grounds
    1. Oversee comprehensive pro-active program of care and safe operations for the twelve-acre grounds and the two structures, including the Museum, that constitute the physical plant.
  6. Work with other internal and external colleagues to promote the museum, generally.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $50,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off


  • 8 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • New London, CT 06320: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
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