Curator of Education and Public Engagement-Georgia's Old Governor's Mansion and Sallie Ellis Davis House

  • 01 Jun 2022 9:15 AM
    Message # 12801219

    About Us

    Georgia College & State University is the state's designated public liberal arts university. As a member of the prestigious Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC), Georgia College is committed to fostering a liberal arts environment that values interdisciplinary inquiry, diversity and inclusion, and academic excellence. The College enrolls approximately 7,000 students –5,800 undergraduate and 1,200 graduate students-- and is prominently cited for excellence in teaching, undergraduate research, nursing education, and high impact practices outside the classroom in a number of leading publications.

    The university's beautiful and historic campus is located downtown in Milledgeville, Georgia, a charming, diverse college town of approximately 19,000 residents in Central Georgia, approximately 90 miles southeast of Atlanta. Milledgeville is also the home of noted American author and alumna, Flannery O’Conner, and the college community enjoys many exciting literary arts programs at O’Connor’s former home, Andalusia now owned by the College. Milledgeville is also located on the banks of beautiful Lake Sinclair and Lake Oconee, allowing faculty, staff, and students to take full advantage of the environmental and recreational benefits of being part of a lake community. For cultural, educational, and leisure opportunities beyond Milledgeville, Macon and Atlanta are located within easy driving distances.  

    Georgia College takes great pride in combining the educational experience of private liberal arts colleges with the affordability of a public university. The university's main campus is a residential learning community focused on undergraduate education and a select number of graduate programs. Faculty and staff are dedicated to engaging students through high-impact pedagogies that foster intellectual curiosity, reasoned inquiry, and critical thinking. We strive for excellence in the classroom and beyond. We nurture collaborative leadership and global citizenship, and we value diversity and inclusion in all of its forms.

    Georgia College seeks faculty and administrators who understand and embrace our public liberal arts mission, who are committed to respecting and fostering diversity and inclusion inside and outside of the classroom, and who are dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through teaching, scholarship, and service. All Georgia College faculty share the responsibility of teaching our core curriculum and providing foundation courses for majors and non-majors alike. To carry out our public liberal arts mission, we seek faculty with the desire and ability to provide a first-class learning experience for our students, one that will prepare them to be competent, thoughtful, and well-rounded leaders who make transformative contributions to their communities and to the world. 

    Job Summary

    The Curator of Education and Public Engagement, under the general supervision of the Director of Historic Museums, coordinates K-12 educational programming and is responsible for the museum’s external rental and marketing program. This position is charged with the development, implementation, revenue generation, and marketing of these programs, and seeks to attract very diverse constituencies and promote/maintain partnership opportunities with internal and external stakeholders.  

    The position will pay $43,729.00 and will include full state benefits and retirement. The position will close on June 30.


    Operations - 30

    Develop and implement collections management program and coordinate all docent activities.

    Outreach - 30
    Develop and implement K-12 and community internal and external programming.

    Event Planning - 20
    Coordinate and enhance university affiliated site's facility use and rental programs.

    Program Support - 20
    Assist the Director in the functions of the museum and other duties as assigned.


    Required Qualifications

    Educational Requirements
    Bachelor's degree in History, Museum Studies, Public History, English, Creative Writing, or Education or similar discipline.

    Other Required Qualifications
    Demonstrated expertise applicable museum practices, including collections management;
    Program management; Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills;
    Highly self-motivated, team player;
    Innovative and creative thinking;
    Must be detail-oriented and able to multi-task;
    Must be able to exercise clear communication on a daily basis to all stakeholders
    Must have thorough knowledge and high comfort level in PastPerfect, MS Office, and Outlook Calendar for scheduling events and sharing information;
    Must have working knowledge of all social media programs.
    Experience in the development and implementation of successful external rental programs.

    Required Experience
    1-3 years' experience working in a museum environment or similar environment.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Preferred Educational Qualifications
    Master's degree in History, Museum Studies, Public History, English, Creative Writing, or Education or similar discipline

    Required Documents to Attach

    • Resume
    • Cover Letter
    • Transcripts
    • List of References

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Georgia College is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee and strives to create a campus environment which understands, fosters, and embraces the value of diversity. No person shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information, be excluded from employment or participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination, under any program or activity conducted by Georgia College. It is the policy our institution to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, AREA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). Georgia College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution.

    Other Information

    This is not a supervisory position.
    This position has financial responsibilities.
    This position will not be required to drive.
    This role is considered a position of trust.
    This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
    This position will not travel

    Background Check

    • Position of Trust + Credit